Movies like The House That Swift Built

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The House That Swift Built (1982)
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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.
Plot: immortal, castle, philosophy, judge, satire, surrealism

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Most similar movies to The House That Swift Built

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out allegory, realistic, absurd and humorous films with plots about satire, surrealism, murder, philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity and deadly mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like The House That Swift Built: To Kill a Dragon (1988), See You in Hell, Friends (1970), Love on the Ground (1984), She Dies Tomorrow (2020), Guilt & Sentence (2010). 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: allegory
Plot: dragon, power, disguise, fire, explosion, sacrifice, village, sword, honor, capture, fisherman, freedom ...
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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: allegory, absurd
Plot: crucifix, surrealism, pregnancy, female nudity, male nudity, infidelity, cow, affair, satire
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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 ...
Plot: surrealism, countryside, election, mayor, village
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Return to Nuke 'Em High Volume 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Following the events of Volume 1, the mutated glee club continue their violent rampage in Tromaville. Chrissy and Lauren, two innocent lesbian lovers, must fight not only the Cretins, mutants, and monsters but also the evil Tromorganic Foodstuffs ...
Style: parody
Plot: topical humor, goofball, satire
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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: creativity, love triangle, artist, hearing, hallucination, secret, game playing, rehearsal, orchestra, castle, theater, mansion ...
Place: paris france
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She Dies Tomorrow (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Amy is ravaged by the notion that she is going to die tomorrow, which sends her down a dizzying emotional spiral. When her sceptical friend Jane discovers Amy’s feeling of imminent death to be contagious, they both begin bizarre journeys through ...
Style: psychological, ambiguous ending, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: suicidal, fear of death, female friendship, dying, paranoia, doctor, depression, female protagonist, surrealism, brother sister relationship, 22 year old, infected ...
Place: denmark, new york
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Guilt & Sentence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The storyline is a thought-provoking drama of two lost and troubled individuals who are forever entwined after a traumatic event occurs. Janis, a twenty-year-old woman who is struggling with depression, takes the blame for Peter, who works as a ...
Style: suspense
Plot: conundrum, crime and punishment, murder, cigarette smoking, surrealism, death
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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, captivating, tense, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: curse, surrealism, single parent, demolition, riddles and clues, family relations, danger, small town, gas station, psychopath, countryside, devastation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, captivating, absurd, surreal
Plot: miraculous event, religion, pregnancy, philosophy, surrealism, absurdism, murder, shooting, nightmare, sexuality, memory, dream ...
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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: cult film, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: vietnam war, astronaut, mental illness, gang, murder, post traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, mental institution, absurdism, crucifix, army, castle ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: vietnam, asia
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40%
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.
Audience: student film
Plot: murder investigation, film festival, film school, film within a film, satire, serial killer, critic
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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, entertaining, touching, surprise ending
Plot: spell, love, magic, bear, werewolf, princess, hunter, wizards, royal court, husband wife relationship, kiss, irony ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: clever, atmospheric, sexual, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: train, s&m, bondage, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, rape, surrealism, chases and races, writer's life, intrigue, sexual content, filmmaking ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium, france, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, tv reporter, torture, sociopath, satire, breaking the fourth wall, serial killer, surrealism, tv show, pubic hair, violence, psychopath ...
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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: psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: nightmare, murder, catastrophe, lawyer, water, apocalypse, sign, aborigine, rain, court, beach, manslaughter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: australia, sydney australia
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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: humorous, atmospheric, offbeat, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), small town life, crimes, satire, society, dark humor, social relations, top executive, small town, surrealism, arrest, suicide ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia
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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: suicide, cafe, chinese, piano teacher, celebrity, gay slur, surrealism, piano lesson, book, pianist, bed, mirror ...
Place: chile, santiago de chile, santiago chile
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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.
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: post modern, spiritual, parody, cult film
Audience: student film
Plot: atheism, religious, surrealism, nature, satire
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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
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 60 min.
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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: controversial, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: satire, ship, murder, revolution, chocolate, surrealism, sex, sugar, couples, sexual abuse, farce, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, canada, russia ...
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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: judge, reporter, female nudity, murder, witness, bullet hole, tied feet, photographer, killer
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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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, political thriller ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1960 ...
Place: havana cuba, new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Night, the Prowler (1978)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Felicity Bannister is a young woman living in the shadow of her overpowering mother. Her oppression is her worst enemy until the day she is attacked by an intruder who breaks into her bedroom and forces Felicity into action. The tables are suddenly ...
Style: cult film
Plot: surrealism, homeless man, wealth, leather jacket, sex, dysfunctional family, rapist, arranged marriage, satire, coming of age, robbery, rebellion ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: experimental, psychedelic
Plot: female director, surrealism, garbage, desert, love, life, underground, art
Place: mallorca, california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
Plot: hopes, against the odds, down on your luck, religions or cults, supernatural, righting the wronged, social relations, legal action, bollywood, earthquake, satire, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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Peter Cook & Co. (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A TV Special consisting of various sketches with the titular comedian and fellow comics in guest appearances.
Plot: satire, actor playing himself, joke, comedian
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Let the Women Wait! (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three guys related from marrying three sisters (Batzanakides) meet in Northern Greece at Lake Volvi. The two of them (Panos and Michalis) have as have as destination the Thasos Island whilst the third guy (Antonis) comes to see what is happening ...
Style: road movie
Plot: lake, surrealism, singer, fair, satire, women
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Abdulladzhan, or Dedicated to Steven Spielberg (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union, Uzbekistan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Considering that Musakov’s Abdulladzhan (1991) was dedicated to Steven Spielberg, we might suggest that these four boys embody nothing more complicated than a conflict of youthful innocence with some ominous threat—the basic workings of E.T. ...
Style: parody
Plot: satire, outer space, surrealism, ufo, alien
⇓ similarity ⇓
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