Movies like Corpse Bride

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Corpse Bride (2005)
 7.4
 215K
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, captivating, offbeat, stylized, dark humor, melancholic, macabre, romantic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers, date night
Plot: afterlife, corpse, supernatural, shyness, tombs and skeletons, dark fantasy, marriage, romance, loneliness, love and romance, fiance fiancee relationship, getting home, revenge, dishonesty, hopes, life & death, death, disagreement, supernatural romance, fall in love, couples, wedding ring, piano, skeleton, transformation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england

Most similar movies to Corpse Bride

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, stylized, fairy tale and humorous films with plots about storytelling, mentor, childhood, destiny, family, fantasy world and dialogue mostly in Fantasy, Animation and Family genres. Some movies like Corpse Bride: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Coraline (2009), Enchanted (2007), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Dark Shadows (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, stylized, atmospheric, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: halloween, christmas, imaginary kingdom, holiday, skeleton, magic, save the day, dreams, friends, good versus evil, fish out of water, 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, scary, surreal, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: parallel world, adventure, parents and children, family, save the day, danger, young heroes, neighbor, estate, rescue, family relations, circus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 160K
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, feel good, fairy tale, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: princess, true love, imaginary kingdom, rescue, good versus evil, fall in love, love and romance, danger, prince, witch, queen, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: offbeat, exciting, gothic, surreal, serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: true love, love and romance, heroes, youth, adventure, young heroes, romance, obsessive quest, escapades, imaginary, emotionless, street kid ...
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, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social misfits, loneliness, tragic hero, impossible love, human nature, fish out of water, fall in love, injustice, scissors, romance, inventor, freak ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 222K
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, offbeat, dark humor, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, witch, immortality, estate, fish out of water, curse, vengeance, lost love, werewolf, supernatural, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 1770s
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 220K
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, teenage girl, goth, surrealism, heaven and hell, giant snake, child bride, minister, skeleton ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.0
 85K
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, offbeat, gothic, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, reincarnation, experiment, monster, family relations, supernatural, afterlife, back from the dead, parents and children, family, loss of loved one, pets ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, fall in love, true love, escapades, hopes, destiny, family, imaginary kingdom, danger, bullfighting, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 83K
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, young heroes, witch, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, family, save the day, chosen one, school, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
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, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, heaven, friendship, orphan, adventure, going straight, dog, second chance, friends, animal life, death, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 99K
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, family, cinderella story, memory loss, good versus evil, destiny, childhood, love and romance, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: france, russia, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.8
 346K
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, touching, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, horse, follow your dream, unlikely couple, adventure, family, imaginary kingdom, young lovers, love and romance, fall in love, queen, couples ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.2
 28K
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, supernatural, parents and children, single mother, family relations, human becomes animal, love, social relations, supernatural romance, children, school, imaginary ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: humorous, semi serious, 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, 1840s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: fairy, cinderella story, magic, fairy godmother, prince, cinderella, mouse, palaces castles and temples, changing the past or future, race against time, switching roles, family ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.7
 233K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: feel good, captivating, stylized, epic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: witch, adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, supernatural ability, fall in love, escapades, pirate, chase, love and romance, race against time, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: slavery, adventure, family, leadership, heroes, hopes, folk hero, heroic mission, family relations, king, freedom, prince ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: semi serious, humorous, stylized
Plot: supernatural ability, friends, love and romance, magic, falling in love, true love, love, goddess, supernatural, farce, friendship, supernatural romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 209
Cinderella (1994)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Cinderella, the beautiful and kind-hearted ragamuffin who lives with her greedy stepmother and two selfish stepsisters, charms a handsome prince when her fairy godmother sends her to the royal ball. She must leave the ball by midnight before all the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, fairy tale
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: palaces castles and temples, fall in love, true love, romance, cinderella story, wish come true, family, life turned upside down, hopes, imaginary, love and romance, social differences ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: humorous, semi serious, 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 ⇓
19%
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, colourful, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: mermaid, young heroes, underwater, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, family, follow your dream, ocean or sea, children, parents and children ...
Time: 1820s, 19th century, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 164
The Scarecrow (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Animated musical fantasy about a scarecrow that saves an orphaned girl from the evil clutches of a maniacal count. Brought to life through magic and love, and aided by his two sidekicks -- a cantankerous mouse and a flying broom -- he's willing ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: hip hop, danger, orphan, contests and competitions, rescue, family, romance, woman in danger, wizards and magicians, fall in love, fish out of water, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 113K
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, sentimental, emotional, adaptation directed by original author, surprise ending ...
Plot: school, evacuation, romance, destiny, memory loss, time travel, star crossed lovers, afterlife, supernatural, plot twist, friendship, cleavage ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: unfulfilled love, judge, festival, sword, bell, cathedral, church, physical appearance, family, obsession, social misfits, self discovery ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan, USA, Singapore, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dante journeys through the nine circles of Hell -- limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery -- in search of his true love, Beatrice. An animated version of the video game of the same name.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, epic, intense ...
Plot: afterlife, redemption, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, gory, sin, chaos, imaginary kingdom, deal with the devil, crime and punishment, mysterious place, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.8
 55K
Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: stylized, talky, surreal, clever, serious ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, dream, imagination, nightmare, human nature, hopes, parallel world, freedom, free will, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, offbeat, semi serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: mistrust, suspicion, gossip, long distance relationship, martyr, duty, shadow puppet, music, monk, blues, legends and myths, jazz ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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: kidnapping, family, fairy, supernatural ability, adventure, rescue, friendship, danger, heroes, hopes, love and romance, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 8.4
 242K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, fairy tale, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, musician, singer, guitar, life after death, music, skeleton, child, child protagonist, betrayal, memory, death ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%