Movies like Corpse Bride

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Corpse Bride (2005)
 7.3
 236K
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, melancholic, offbeat, stylized, dark humor, macabre, romantic, lyrical, humorous ...
Audience: horror for children, date night, preschoolers
Plot: corpse, dark fantasy, afterlife, supernatural, supernatural romance, romance, marriage, loneliness, shyness, wedding, fall in love, disagreement, hopes, death, couples, fiance fiancee relationship, fear, escape attempt, gothic horror, getting home, love and romance, revenge, dishonesty, reunion, skeleton ...
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 melancholic, fairy tale, humorous and clever films with plots about storytelling, fantasy world, mentor, childhood, runaway, dialogue and family mostly in Fantasy, Animation and Family genres. Some movies like Corpse Bride: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Coraline (2009), Frankenweenie (2012), ParaNorman (2012), A Monster Calls (2016). 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, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, colourful ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, christmas, dark fantasy, holiday, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, skeleton, goth, dreams, nightmare, objects come to life, fish out of water ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 190K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, 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, gothic, scary, stylized, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: parallel world, dark fantasy, family, adventure, danger, parents and children, alternate reality, imaginary, children, talking animals, weirdo, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.9
 95K
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: gothic, scary, macabre, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, reincarnation, experiment, afterlife, supernatural, monster, pets, back from the dead, animal death, loss of loved one, suburbs, teacher ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, 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, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: true love, love and romance, adventure, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades, romance, young heroes, imaginary, youth, loneliness, love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, edinburgh scotland, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 92K
ParaNorman (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
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, scary, puppet animation, semi serious, macabre ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, witch, small town, supernatural, zombie, save the day, young heroes, chosen one, family, school, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Monster Calls (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.
Style: emotional, touching, fairy tale, compassionate, tear jerker ...
Audience: kids
Plot: terminal illness, monster, dark fantasy, childhood, storytelling, family, tree, nightmare, imagination, life & death, truth, bullying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 250K
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, dark humor, witty, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, teenage girl, haunted house, supernatural, psychic, surrealism, life after death, heaven and hell, possession, goth, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, touching, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, life & death, fall in love, hopes, destiny, true love, imaginary, escapades, bullfighting, love triangle, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, surreal, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, goth, dark fantasy, fall in love, freak, surrealism, love, romance, suburbs, human nature, fish out of water ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: united states, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, fairy tale, atmospheric, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: witch, self discovery, adventure, imaginary, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, magical, wizards and magicians, love and romance, palaces castles and temples, fantasy world, steampunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 109K
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, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, royal family, happy ending, adventure, cinderella story, childhood, good versus evil, family, memory loss, hopes, fall in love, destiny ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, feel good, humorous, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, orphan, giant, surrealism, adventure, aunt, friendship, young heroes, family, buddies, youth, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, england, manhattan, new york city, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 175K
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: romantic, touching, captivating, emotional, scenic ...
Plot: body swapping, school, romance, time travel, destiny, supernatural, memory loss, friendship, girl, star crossed lovers, love, beautiful scenery ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 242K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, witch, eccentric family, estate, curses spells and rituals, curse, werewolf, fish out of water, vampire human love, old mansion, old house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, year 1972, 19th century ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: kids, horror for children, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: vampire, hotel, monster, monsters, teenage love, dracula, magical creature, supernatural romance, father daughter relationship, odd, human becoming an animal, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012, 19th century ...
Place: romania, europe, new york, transylvania, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Christmas Carol (2009)
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: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, ghost, holiday, redemption, life changing experience, regret, snow, rich and poor, human nature, greed, disney, coldhearted ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, future
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
A Christmas Carol (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: redemption, ghost, human spirit, hopes, boss and employee, misfit, self discovery, coldhearted, power relations, fish out of water, disorder, holiday ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, USA
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: exciting, feel good, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, magic, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, rescue, dragon, friendship, prince, danger, heroic mission, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 394K
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: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, follow your dream, family, adventure, horse, unlikely couple, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, fall in love, romance, queen ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 249K
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: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, imaginary, magical, adventure, pirate, true love, supernatural ability, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1850s, 1870s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Takaki and Akari are two classmates in elementary school. During their time together they have become close friends. Their relationship is tested when Akari moves to another city because of her parents' jobs. Both of them struggle to keep their ...
Style: touching, emotional, scenic, sad, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, teenage love, train, lovers apart, love and romance, young lovers, hopes, friendship, love, letter, first love, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, future ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 173K
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: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, prince, magical, good versus evil, rescue, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, queen, disney, witch, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, France
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, humorous, colourful, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, judge, church, unfulfilled love, french, notre dame cathedral, friendship, clergy, fall in love, festival, gypsy, family ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
The Swan Princess (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: fairy tale, feel good, sweet, romantic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: princess, curses spells and rituals, swan, rescue, spell, love, 2d animation, transformation, evil sorcerer, kingdom, lake, human becoming an animal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
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, sad, sweet, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, talking animals, second chance, dog, adventure, orphan, friendship, heaven, disney, rescue, friends, animal life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1939
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
 6.5
 200
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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, fall in love, danger, fish out of water, escapades, romance, disorder, orphan, scarecrow, wizards and magicians, friends, hip hop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Song of the Sea (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, captivating, colourful, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, lighthouse, supernatural ability, young heroes, ocean or sea, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mythical creature, legends and myths, danger, escapades, lighthouse keeper ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: As a newly crowned princess, Cinderella quickly learns that life at the Palace - and her royal responsibilities - are more challenging than she had imagined. In three heartwarming tales, Cinderella calls on her animal friends and her Fairy Godmother ...
Style: anthology, fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: cinderella story, princess, cinderella, fairy, family, magic, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphism, fairy godmother, adventure, race against time, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
 272
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: society, social differences, power relations, imaginary kingdom, against the odds, godparent, true love, rivalry, romance, fall in love, family, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Book of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The plot concerns a sheltered aristocratic woman in feudal Japan. Bored and unfamiliar with the world outside her estate, she passes the time copying a special Buddhist sutra sent by her father who has been absent on official business for years. ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: mistaken identity, supernatural, romance, supernatural romance, afterlife, master and servant, ghost, palaces castles and temples, religions or cults, assassination, buddhism, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%