Movies like Corpse Bride

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 7.4
 215K
Corpse Bride
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the living.
Style: gothic, stylized, dark humor, atmospheric, offbeat, semi serious, dark, colourful, macabre, fairy tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, date night
Plot: afterlife, dark fantasy, romance, storytelling, loneliness, corpse, transformation, village, shyness, goth, marriage, fish out of water, life & death, fantasy world, destiny, music, love story, wedding ring, piano, skeleton, spiders, love and romance, creativity, death, dialogue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, melancholic, semi serious and clever films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, childhood, destiny and family mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Corpse Bride: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Enchanted (2007), Edward Scissorhands (1990), A Christmas Carol (2009), Coraline (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Nightmare Before Christmas
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as ...
Style: gothic, colourful, dark, surreal, macabre ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, holiday, skeleton, dreams, christmas, good versus evil, save the day, dark fantasy, imagination, imaginary kingdom, adventure, music ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 160K
Enchanted
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: family, romance, fantasy world, destiny, good versus evil, magic, witch, single father, transformation, disney, true love, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   75%
 
Edward Scissorhands
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, surreal, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, love, romance, social misfits, fish out of water, alone in the world, surrealism, suburbs, tragic hero, human nature, transformation, freak ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   75%
 
A Christmas Carol
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, redemption, family, ghost, holiday, supernatural, greed, chase, ghosts, death, human nature, happy ending ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, future, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   41%
 
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, dark humor, atmospheric, gloomy, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, cannibalism, violence, obsession, blood, insanity, murder, corruption, murderous pair, music, broadway ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
 7.7
 171K
Coraline
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: surreal, dark, gothic, bleak, colourful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: parallel world, adventure, family, dark fantasy, young heroes, imagination, save the day, children, parents and children, distopia, danger, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   100%
 
 6.2
 222K
Dark Shadows
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, absurd, humorous, dark humor, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, vengeance, supernatural, eccentric family, fish out of water, magic, dark hero, werewolf, curse, estate, adaptation ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 1770s
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   100%
 
 7.5
 220K
Beetlejuice
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: dark humor, surreal, gothic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, haunted house, surrealism, ghost, cult, goth, dysfunctional family, ghosts, death, life & death, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   83%
 
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Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Scotland 1874, Jack is born on the coldest day ever. Because of the extreme cold, his heart stops beating. The responsible midwife in Edinburgh finds a way to save him by replacing his heart with a clock. So he lives and remains under the ...
Style: surreal, serious, offbeat, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, romance, love, young heroes, obsessive quest, goth, love story, true love, finnish, escapades, destiny, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, canada, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   23%
 
Alice in Wonderland
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, captivating, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, imagination, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, escape from reality, magic, talking animals, transformation, queen, journey, mad, fantasy world ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
 7.1
 99K
Anastasia
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, ...
Style: touching, factual, exciting, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: royal family, adventure, family, disney, princess, runaway, hopes, destiny, childhood, magic, happy ending, music ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   22%
 
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Follow Ariel's adventures before she gave up her fins for true love. When Ariel wasn't singing with her sisters, she spent time with her mother, Queen Athena. Ariel is devastated when Athena is kidnapped by pirates, and after King Triton ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, colourful, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: underwater, family, adventure, disney, fish, young heroes, mother daughter relationship, music, follow your dream, ocean or sea, good versus evil, sisters ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 1820s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Quasi defies the evil Frollo and ventures out to the Festival of Fools, the cruel crowd jeers him. Rescued by fellow outcast the gypsy Esmeralda, Quasi soon finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, obsession, disney, social misfits, judge, heroine, church, prejudice, self discovery, happy ending, children, friendship ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   26%
 
Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, Canada, UK, Denmark, Spain, Poland, Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, adventure, kidnapping, supernatural ability, rescue, talking animals, friendship, disney, animals, love, love story, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   20%
 
 7.3
 172K
Hercules
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, touching, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mythology, hercules, good versus evil, adventure, disney, heroic mission, friendship, transformation, superhuman powers, fall in love, rescue, prophecy ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   24%
 
Barbie in the Nutcracker
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: "Barbie" stars as Clara in this animated retelling of the classic Christmas ballet, complete with Tchaikovsky soundtrack and ballet choreography.
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, teens, family outing
Plot: family, young heroes, ballet, rescue, friendship, adventure, finnish, mentor, cinderella story, childhood, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Place: london, england, europe, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
 7.0
 85K
Frankenweenie
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince ...
Style: scary, stylized, semi serious, humorous, macabre ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, monster, teacher, death, science, pets, small town, life, experiment gone awry, childhood, suburbs ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of the nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. So disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he raids the village to steal all the Christmas ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, obsession, dog, adventure, village, goofy hero, monster, hidden identity, greed, childhood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   28%
 
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The Last Unicorn
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, West Germany, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually ...
Style: stylized, touching, semi serious, fairy tale, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: magic, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, music, transformation, witch, happy ending, curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, love, wizards ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   22%
 
The Swan Princess
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Odette is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer's spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle to keep the princess safe, ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, romance, love, rescue, animals, magic, friendship, talking animals, love story, disney, transformation, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
James and the Giant Peach
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.
Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, magic, friendship, ocean or sea, young heroes, runaway, surrealism, imagination, fantasy world, adaptation, book ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   25%
 
The King and I
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Animated version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about when the King of Siam meets a head strong English school mistress.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, culture clash, head of state, animals, jungle, intrigue, opposites attract, stereotypes, happy ending, teachers and students, catastrophe, disney ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1930s, 1860s
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   27%
 
The Princess and the Frog
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.
Style: stylized, fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jazz, firefly, voodoo, adventure, family, dreams, transformation, princess, cinderella story, talking animals, disney, sacrifice ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   27%
 
All Dogs Go to Heaven
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, UK, USA, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he wants to get back at his killer, he cons his way back to the living with the ...
Style: touching, sweet, sad, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, adventure, dog, talking animals, friendship, heaven, disney, friends, death, orphan, animals, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   27%
 
 6.0
 21K
Igor
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, fairy tale, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mad scientist, family, immortality, laboratory, monster, brainwashing, village, contests and competitions, fantasy world, children, palaces castles and temples, goth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   25%
 
 7.8
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Tangled
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, family, magic, romance, mother daughter relationship, long hair, follow your dream, princess, unlikely couple, horse, imaginary kingdom, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   23%
 
The little prince
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, fairy tale, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, philosophy, desert, imaginary, childhood, imagination, storytelling, friends, fantasy world, runaway, mentor, literature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
Sita Sings the Blues
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The movie is about Sita, the Hindu Goddess from the epic "The Ramayana", who accompanies Lord Rama on a 14 year exile in forest. Sita is abducted by Ravana, the ruler of Lanka. This movie tells the story of Rama and Sita, along-with a ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, semi serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: jazz, music, artist, blues, legends and myths, mistrust, indians, breakup, romance, mythology, imaginary, storytelling ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   24%
 
 6.7
 143K
Pocahontas
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: History comes gloriously to life in Disney's epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village's best warrior. But a vision tells her ...
Style: touching, serious, fairy tale, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, romance, family, culture clash, native americans, forbidden love, disney, prejudice, indians, princess, interracial romance, talking animals ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   18%
 
The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada, Australia, Taiwan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Set several years after the first film, Ariel and Prince Eric are happily married with a daughter, Melody. In order to protect Melody from the Sea Witch, Morgana, they have not told her about her mermaid heritage. Melody is curious and ventures into ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: adventure, family, disney, mother daughter relationship, ocean, mermaid, underwater, shark, revenge, ocean or sea, young heroes, transformation ...
Time: 1850s, 19th century, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   22%
 
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