Movies like Corpse Bride

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Corpse Bride (2005)
 7.4
 221K
Corpse Bride (2005)
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, melancholic, stylized, offbeat, captivating, dark humor, macabre, romantic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, preschoolers
Plot: afterlife, corpse, supernatural, dark fantasy, shyness, tombs and skeletons, romance, marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, loneliness, revenge, life & death, supernatural romance, love and romance, skeleton, piano, wedding ring, greed, getting home, gothic horror, dishonesty, hopes, death, disagreement, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england

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Most similar movies to Corpse Bride

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, fairy tale, melancholic and stylized films with plots about storytelling, childhood, mentor, runaway, transformation, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Corpse Bride: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Coraline (2009), Enchanted (2007), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Frankenweenie (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
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, offbeat, colourful, stylized, dark ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, halloween, imaginary kingdom, holiday, skeleton, dreams, friends, magic, good versus evil, fish out of water, save the day, dark fantasy ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 171K
Coraline (2009)
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: gothic, surreal, scary, dark, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: parallel world, adventure, parents and children, danger, family, save the day, young heroes, neighbor, estate, family relations, dream, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 164K
Enchanted (2007)
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: humorous, fairy tale, romantic, stylized, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: princess, true love, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, prince, witch, parallel world, love and romance, rescue, destiny, fish out of water, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (2013)
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: exciting, offbeat, serious, stylized, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: love and romance, true love, heroes, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, youth, love, romance, young heroes, cinema, song ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, edinburgh scotland, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
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, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, tragic hero, impossible love, human nature, fish out of water, scissors, romance, inventor, fall in love, freak, suburbs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 88K
Frankenweenie (2012)
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: humorous, scary, gothic, stylized, macabre ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, reincarnation, experiment, afterlife, supernatural, monster, back from the dead, pets, experiment gone awry, animal death, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 227K
Dark Shadows (2012)
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, humorous, dark humor, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, witch, immortality, estate, fish out of water, curse, vengeance, lost love, werewolf, eccentric family, supernatural, magic ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 19th century ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Book of Life (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, escapades, fall in love, true love, hopes, destiny, family, bullfighting, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.5
 228K
Beetlejuice (1988)
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: gothic, offbeat, dark humor, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, goth, teenage girl, surrealism, giant snake, minister, skeleton, child bride, possession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.0
 86K
ParaNorman (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock is a boy who can speak to the dead, but no one besides his eccentric new friend, Neil, believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's estranged eccentric uncle tells him of an important annual ...
Style: gothic, semi serious, puppet animation, macabre, dark humor ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, small town, witch, supernatural, save the day, young heroes, zombie, chosen one, supernatural ability, school, family, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
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, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, heaven, friendship, orphan, adventure, going straight, dog, second chance, friends, animal life, death, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1939
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.4
 126K
Your Name (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, school, memory loss, destiny, supernatural, romance, evacuation, body swapping, race against time, death, friendship, star crossed lovers ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 31K
Wolf Children (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the son and daughter that she had with him. However, their inheritance of their father's traits prove to be a challenge for her.
Style: colourful, atmospheric, heartbreaking, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: werewolf, parents and children, family relations, supernatural, single mother, social relations, school, childhood, love, children, human becomes animal, character study ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 102K
Anastasia (1997)
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, exciting, captivating, factual, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: princess, royal family, adventure, cinderella story, memory loss, family, good versus evil, love and romance, destiny, childhood, hopes, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 149K
Pocahontas (1995)
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, captivating, romantic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forbidden love, princess, culture clash, native american, romance, adventure, parents and children, disney, tragic love, interracial romance, greed, star crossed lovers ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The King and I (1999)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: royal family, family, head of state, culture clash, intrigue, king, school teacher, opposites attract, teachers and students, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1860s, 1930s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.8
 361K
Tangled (2010)
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: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, touching, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, follow your dream, unlikely couple, horse, adventure, imaginary kingdom, family, young lovers, love and romance, fall in love, queen, tower ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Sita Sings the Blues (2008)
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, semi serious, offbeat, epic, captivating ...
Plot: mistrust, martyr, duty, suspicion, gossip, long distance relationship, shadow puppet, music, monk, blues, legends and myths, jazz ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
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: captivating, humorous, colourful, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: imaginary kingdom, mermaid, good versus evil, young heroes, underwater, adventure, family, follow your dream, princess, rivalry, ocean or sea, escapades ...
Time: 1830s, 1820s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.5
 3K
Lesson Faust (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, France, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil. Svankmajer's Faust is a nondescript man who, after ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: surrealism, supernatural ability, puppet, philosophy, clay, devil, deal with the devil, redemption, occult, play, magic, master ...
Place: prague, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 179K
Hercules (1997)
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: hercules, good versus evil, adventure, rescue, friendship, heroic mission, prophecy, monster, superhuman powers, fall in love, transformation, disney ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Swan Princess (1994)
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, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: princess, curses spells and rituals, rescue, swan, family, romance, friendship, kingdom, danger, heroes, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
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, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: judge, unfulfilled love, cathedral, sword, festival, bell, church, family, obsession, social misfits, self discovery, witch hunt ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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James and the Giant Peach (1996)
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, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: magic, aunt, adventure, orphan, family, friendship, ocean or sea, young heroes, garden, wish come true, animal life, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Christmas Carol (1997)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: One of the best-loved holiday stories of all time is back in this animated, musical version of Charles Dickens' most famous tale. An all-star voice lineup features Whoopi Goldberg, Ed Asner, Michael York and Tim Curry as Scrooge. Come share the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, redemption, scrooge, holiday, fish out of water, hopes, human spirit, self discovery, boss and employee, misfit, power relations, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina (1994)
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: disney, kidnapping, family, fairy, supernatural ability, adventure, rescue, friendship, danger, heroes, hopes, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001)
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: humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: ballet, cinderella story, young heroes, barbie, objects come to life, family, rescue, adventure, friendship, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: england, london, europe, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When Lady Tremaine steals the Fairy Godmother's wand and changes history, it's up to Cinderella to restore the timeline and reclaim her prince.
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: fairy, cinderella story, prince, magic, fairy godmother, cinderella, mouse, palaces castles and temples, race against time, family, switching roles, true love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Ah! My Goddess!: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It has been three spring-times since Belldandy came to Earth to grant Keiichi one wish. Things seem to be fine with them while living in the temple with Belldandy's sisters Urd and Skuld, but little do they know that a fallen god from ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized
Plot: friends, supernatural ability, true love, magic, falling in love, goddess, love, supernatural, love and romance, farce, friendship, supernatural romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Style: touching, captivating, atmospheric, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, adventure, self discovery, wizards and magicians, imaginary, love and romance, supernatural ability, magical, romance, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, battleship, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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