Movies like The House That Swift Built

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The House That Swift Built (1982)
The House That Swift Built (1982)
Original name: Дом, который построил Свифт
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An immaculate, vivid and breathtaking implementation of Swift's romanticism.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: immortal, castle, immortality, judge, philosophy, surrealism, satire

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out allegory, cult film, surreal and absurd films with plots about satire, surrealism, female nudity, life & death, philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief) and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The House That Swift Built: To Kill a Dragon (1988), Gracie (2018), He Never Died (2015), She Never Died (2019), The Man from Earth (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
To Kill a Dragon (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Dragon is a bloody dictator, who kills every opponent. People live hopelessly, until Lancelot comes to save the beautiful Elsa. Lancelot can only win, if all people become free from fear, that is feeding the Dragon's power. Dragon's ...
Style: fairy tale, unusual plot structure, allegory
Plot: dragon, libertine, russian, honor, capture, power, fisherman, sacrifice, fire, disguise, village, freedom ...
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Gracie (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: 2am. As 29 year old suicidal Gracie tries to get up the guts to jump off Waterloo Bridge,17 year old Ellie runs up begging for help, in fear for her life from a Man who's chasing her. Shocked out of her misery, Gracie drags the Ellie to what ...
Style: allegory, suspense, neo noir, fable
Plot: surrealism, magic
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He Never Died (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack is a solitary man with a mysterious past. His strange habits will soon become stranger when his past catches up with him.
Style: enigmatic, melancholic, bleak, bloody, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, vampire, father daughter relationship, supernatural, immortal, loneliness, kidnapping, cannibalism, violence, life & death, brutality, superhero ...
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She Never Died (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lacey, a socially detached loner is cursed with immortality and a never-ending tedium of existence. In her attempts to keep her compulsions in check, she seeks out the darkest souls humanity has to offer. Lacey must now face her own inner demons ...
Style: suspense, gothic
Plot: eternal youth, life & death, destiny, supernatural, immortality, supernatural power, transformation, brutality, youth, loneliness, redemption, love and romance ...
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: philosophical, sincere, psychological, serious, talky ...
Plot: philosophy, immortality, religion, professor, hidden identity, atheism, society, christianity, legends and myths, psychology, god or devil, mistaken identity ...
Time: prehistoric times, middle ages, prehistory, contemporary, 21st century ...
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Dawn Breaks, Which Is No Small Thing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theodore, a young Spanish engineer who works as a professor at the University of Oklahoma, returned to Spain to enjoy a sabbatical year. Upon arrival, he discovers that his father killed his mother and, to compensate for the loss, he bought a ...
Style: surreal, cult film, weird
Plot: countryside, surrealism, village, election, mayor
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Love on the Ground (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two actresses fall prey to the supernatural manipulations of a nightclub magician.
Plot: girl fight, playwright, hearing, satire, bird, nightclub, actress, handyman, magic, castle, fight, sea ...
Place: paris france
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Darling, I Am Going Out For Cigarettes and I Will Be Right Back (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film takes places in different time periods and countries. It narrates the story of a common man, who after entering into a deal with a strange character with superpowers, has the possibility of going back to his own past and to live again his ...
Style: psychological, satirical, disturbing, captivating
Plot: back in time, supernatural power, lifestyle change, changing lives, social problems, sent to the past, changing the past or future, time jump, lifestyle, time travel, satire, immortality ...
Place: morocco
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See You in Hell, Friends (1970)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 73 min.
Story: As a car full of an assortment of characters rolls down an embankment and bursts into flames, the old driver says "See You in Hell, Friends." The relations between the characters are shown in flashbacks. The pretty Rita and her fiancee ...
Style: absurd, allegory
Plot: children, crucifix, cow, male nudity, surrealism, female nudity, infidelity, pregnancy, affair, satire, female full frontal nudity
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Lost River (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A single mother is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, enigmatic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: curse, surrealism, small town, obsession, single parent, greed, riddles and clues, family relations, brutality, sadism, devastation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jealous Gods (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When three college students get their wishes granted, all hell breaks loose on campus. But after a rowdy week with their new superpowers, one of their classmates gets powers of her own -- including the power to correct all the damage they've ...
Plot: supernatural power, mountain, satire, superhero, super powers, gender, mind control, immortality, walrus, love, philosophy, campus ...
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Ten (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Musical tale about a struggle between a good Scientist and his evil Shadow.
Style: allegory, fairy tale
Plot: irony, satire, female director
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The Adventures of God (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It tells the story of a man and a woman trapped inside what appears to be a dream set in the labyrinthine hallways, mysterious rooms of a large hotel in the 30's, facing the sea.
Style: art house, surreal, absurd, captivating
Plot: surrealism, miraculous event, religion, philosophy, pregnancy, absurdism, murder, reality, nudity (full frontal - brief), dream world, gold, hotel ...
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The Auteur Theory (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: At an absurdly self-indulgent student film festival, the directors of the (mostly terrible) short films start getting killed off one by one and a budding British documentary filmmaker decides to investigate.
Style: student film
Plot: critic, murder investigation, serial killer, satire, film festival, film within a film, film school
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Trans-Europ-Express (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A film director, Jean, his producer, Marc, and his assistant, Lucette, board the Trans-Europ-Express in Paris bound for Antwerp. Once in their compartment it occurs to them that the drama of life aboard the train presents possibilities for a film, ...
Style: erotic, slasher, experimental, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: train, railway, hotel room, rape, surrealism, fetish, bdsm, bondage, s&m, disorder, filmmaking, prostitute ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, belgium, antwerp
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The Ninth Configuration (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, funny, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: astronaut, mental illness, vietnam war, religion, god, psychology, existentialism, surrealism, biker, all male cast, beer, crucifix ...
Time: year 1980, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
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An Ordinary Miracle (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A wizard invents characters who all come to life and start to arrive at his house: a King, his servants, a princes, a bear trapped in a man's body - the usual lot. The Plot mainly rotates around the bear, who the wizard had turned into a man. ...
Style: humorous, stylized, touching, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: spell, love, magic, wizards, princess, bear, hunter, werewolf, royal court, husband wife relationship, satire, irony ...
Place: russia
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The Last Wave (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: White Australian lawyer David Burton agrees with reluctance to defend a group of aborigines charged with murdering one of their own. He suspects the victim was targeted for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, atmospheric, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: end of the world, lawyer, distopia, catastrophe, murder, dream, nightmare, spirituality, water, mystery, investigation, pagan ...
Time: future, 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Crisis (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Chile
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A ghost writer, a piano player and a clerk, three characters united by frustration, who will have to fight to get out of their crises, facing their insecurities, repressions and bad memories in a world of fantasies and mysteries.
Style: anthology
Plot: writers, magic realism, fantasy life, alternative medicine, orchestra, office, cafe, fanaticism, femme fatale, celebrity, surrealism, news reporter ...
Place: santiago chile, chile
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City Zero (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An engineer in charge of the production line of a factory in Moscow is sent to a small town to try to specify the distributor the new dimensions of a mechanic part they need. But in this town everybody seems to be crazy (a secretary who works naked, ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, realistic, humorous, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town life, female nudity, surrealism, nudity (full frontal - brief), top executive, social relations, dark humor, small town, crimes, society, satire, museum ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: russia
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Nexxt - Frau Plastic Chicken Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the 20th live broadcast of Frau Plastic Chicken’s TV show entitled Nexxt, the first guest comes from the sixties: it is the hero of Burgess’s novel A Clockwork Orange, the notorious murderer Alexander Grushkin, that is, Little Alex. With the ...
Plot: talk show, breaking the fourth wall, satire, television reporter, surrealism, tv show, serial killer, sociopath, violence, tv reporter, male nudity, torture ...
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Desierto en tu mente (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Through his frustrations, an obsessed novelist connects with a dimension where a walking girl encounters weird characters in a mysterious urban world, slowly driving to the peaceful nature of the desert. In this trip between light and shadow, hope ...
Style: psychedelic, experimental
Plot: garbage, surrealism, love, life, desert, underground, art, female director
Place: mallorca, california, spain
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Sweet Movie (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The winner (Carole Laure) of the Miss World Virginity contest marries, escapes from her masochistic husband and ends up involved in a world of debauchery.
Style: disturbing, surreal, experimental, erotic, psychedelic ...
Plot: orgy, breast feeding, erotica, decadence, sex, sex with a minor, dead children, surrealism, ship, cat, candy, pedophilia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: amsterdam, paris france, canada, france, europe ...
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The Castle (1968)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man comes to a small village to begin his new job as an attendant at the nearby castle. But everybody in the village claims that he surely must be mistaken, there is no need for an attendant at the castle.
Style: allegory
Plot: existentialism, puzzle, death, anxiety, love, satire, inspector, village, castle, alienation, barmaid, bureaucracy ...
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Chala Mussaddi - Office Office (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mussaddi Lal (Pankaj Kapoor), a retired school teacher goes on a pilgrimage for three months after his wife's death. When he returns, he finds his pension has been stopped and the pension office has declared him dead. What follows is his ...
Style: humorous, light, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Audience: family outing
Plot: widower, fighting the system, death of wife, corruption, court, lawyer, judge, satire, pension, apathy, corrupt official, bribe ...
Place: delhi
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Winter Kills (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's attempts to control his actions, Nick follows the ...
Style: political, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, assassination of president, assassination, winter, sex scene, female nudity, assassin, political conspiracy, investigation, hitman, satire, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1958, 60s ...
Place: philadelphia, havana cuba, new york
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Footsteps (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jason Davis is a reporter who gets an anonymous tip that turns him into an eyewitness to a judge's murder.
Plot: reporter, judge, photographer, killer, witness, female nudity, murder, bullet hole, tied feet
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OMG: Oh My God! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: satire, against the odds, down on your luck, religions or cults, supernatural, hopes, righting the wronged, social relations, legal action, earthquake, priest, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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Being John Malkovich (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for ...
Style: surreal, psychological, mind bending, cerebral, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: subconscious, puppeteer, body swapping, psychology, lesbian, surrealism, portal, mind control, manipulation, actor, obsession, puppet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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City of Women (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse.
Style: surreal, cerebral, art house, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: surrealism, feminism, sex, sexual relations, female nudity, satire, fascism, nudity (full frontal - brief), train, adult humor, life & death, life philosophy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
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