Movies like Enter the Void

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Enter the Void (2009)
 7.3
 66K
Enter the Void (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Japan
Duration: 161 min.
Story: This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta). When Oscar is killed by police during a bust gone bad, his spirit journeys from the past -- where he sees his parents before their deaths -- to the present -- where he witnesses his own autopsy -- and then to the future, where he looks out for his sister from beyond the grave.
Style: psychedelic, atmospheric, touching, meditative, serious, cult film, light, cerebral, art house, surreal ...
Plot: explicit sex, surrealism, afterlife, stripper, hallucination, supernatural, ghost, youth, deadly, siblings relations, drug trip, strip club, drug dealing, sex, friendship, death of brother, incest, drug use, prostitute, crimes, strong sexual content, family relations, police brutality, imaginary, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia

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Most similar movies to Enter the Void

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surreal, enigmatic, melancholic and visually appealing films with plots about loneliness, weird, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, death and life & death mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Enter the Void: Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990), Birth (2004), Sleeping Beauty (2012), The Holy Mountain (1973), After Life (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Thailand, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a ...
Style: atmospheric, meditative, disturbing, absurd, serious ...
Plot: reincarnation, jungle, introspection, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, dealing with death, surrealism, ghost, existentialism, loneliness, bed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, contemplative, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tunnel, apocalypse, painting, legends and myths, artist, rainy, vestiges of humanity, hopes, nuclear holocaust, wise man, chaos, nuclear threat ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 34K
Birth (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It took Anna 10 years to recover from the death of her husband, Sean, but now she's on the verge of marrying her boyfriend, Joseph, and finally moving on. However, on the night of her engagement party, a young boy named Sean turns up, saying he ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, melancholic, artsy ...
Plot: reincarnation, older woman younger man relationship, wedding, mystery, couples, dishonesty, little boy, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, obsession, love triangle, obsessive love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sleeping Beauty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: We follow 24 hours in the life of a being moving from life to life like a cold and solitary assassin moving from hit to hit. In each of these interwoven lives, the being possesses an entirely distinct identity: sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, enigmatic, art house, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, double life, power relations, lifestyle change, unfulfillment, odd, disguise, dog, model, surrealism, life & death, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Holy Mountain (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Mexican master leads a Christ figure and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men. The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky's flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, stylized, atmospheric, experimental ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, wizards and magicians, soldier, thief, surrealism, lsd, good versus evil, destiny, architect, social decay, human nature, politics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 9K
After Life (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After death, people have just one week to choose only a memory to keep for eternity.
Style: surreal, touching, stylized, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: afterlife, cloud, memory, bell, heaven, airplane, teenage girl, old man, eternity, destiny, disneyland, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.0
 14K
Kwaidan (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning "ghost story," this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his ...
Style: anthology, atmospheric, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, monk, spirit, supernatural, secret identity, escapades, heroes, materialism, betrayal, husband wife relationship, painting ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century, middle ages, 12th century, 1900s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Tree of Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, touching, psychological, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, philosophy, dinosaur, suffering, grief, child abuse, spirituality, parenthood, family life, family problems, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.7
 5K
Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, friendship, father daughter relationship, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, parallel world, drawing, house, lighthouse ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 5K
Northfork (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "We are all angels. It is what we do with our wings that separates us." In the next two days, the town of Northfork will cease to exist. The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a ...
Style: bleak, touching, disturbing, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: small town, angel, human nature, hopes, society, social relations, adoption, terminal illness, priest, sick child, boy, faith ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, california, minnesota, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Chelsea Walls (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This movie tells five stories set in a single day at the famed Chelsea Hotel in New York City, involving an ensemble cast of some 30-35 characters.
Style: serious, touching, meditative, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: writer's life, lifestyle, drug abuse, addiction, human nature, looking for love, couple relations, rising to stardom, nightlife, down on your luck, hotel, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 807
Animals (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pol is a teenager with a seemingly calm life: he lives with his brother and is still in high school. However, Pol has a secret: Deerhoof, a cuddly teddy bear who thinks, moves around and with whom he shares his best moments. Life goes on as normal ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: teenage life, friendship, imaginary character, adolescence vs adulthood, gay teenager, supernatural, love and romance, surrealism, brother brother relationship, toy comes to life, high school, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Secret Things (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two young women find themselves struggling to survive in Paris, street-wise Nathalie, a stripper, and naïve Sandrine, a barmaid. Together, they discover that sex can be used to their advantage, and pleasure.
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: sex, orgy, friendship, office, sexual relations, seduction, obsession, manipulations, dangerous attraction, boss and employee, crimes, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 28K
Ken Park (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: sexual, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, underage sex, teenage sex, erection, incest, sexual relations, youth, family relations, coming of age, teenage life, masturbation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 45K
Naked Lunch (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa.
Style: disturbing, psychedelic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hallucination, murder, exterminator, bug, addiction, drug abuse, seduction, crimes, life is a bitch, delusion, strong sexual content, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Science of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, psychological, sentimental, meditative, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: escape from reality, daydreamer, friendship, new job, dreams, imagination, romance, introspection, love, young man, unfulfilled love, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, mexico, europe, latin america, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, love affair, ghost, love and romance, siblings relations, a vision, family problems, dealing with death, death in the family, haunted by the past, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2010
Place: usa, california, new jersey, san francisco, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Toto the Hero (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he ...
Style: touching, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: aging, childhood, social differences, couples, friendship, bittersweet, resentment, family life, mistaken identity, haunted by the past, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, future, near future
Place: europe, germany, egypt, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, Ana, a sensitive seven-year-old girl in a rural Spanish hamlet is traumatized after a traveling projectionist screens a print of James Whale's 1931 "Frankenstein" for the village. The ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: spanish civil war, cat, civil war, innocence lost, beehive, society, imaginary character, coming of age, bittersweet, family life, oppression, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.8
 6K
Undertow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Peru, Colombia, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy
Plot: ghost, gay relationship, supernatural, gay sex, lgbt, artist, village, drowning, love triangle, boat, homosexual, fisherman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Morvern Callar (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morvern Callar wakes on Christmas morning to discover that her troubled boyfriend has committed suicide, leaving behind the unpublished manuscript to his first novel and a sum of money intended to pay for his burial. Instead, Morvern attempts to use ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: suicide, friendship, self discovery, couple relations, rave, supermarket, christmas, on the road, friends, twentysomething life, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Middle-aged Giulietta grows suspicious of her husband, Giorgio, when his behavior grows increasingly questionable. One night when Giorgio initiates a seance amongst his friends, Giulietta gets in touch with spirits and learns more about herself and ...
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, memory, dull life, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, family problems, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, ghost, lifestyle ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 42K
Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the seismic effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, art house, stylized ...
Plot: sexuality, sex, erotica, swinger couple, sex scene, explicit sex, erection, swinger, girlfriend, love triangle, female full frontal nudity, breasts ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, europe, tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.1
 9K
Tokyo! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Japan, South Korea, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tokyo! is an anthology of three short films by directors Michel Gondry (France), Leos Carax (France) and Joon-ho Bong (Korea), each of whom offers an imaginative and transnatural/supernatural glimpse into the Tokyo Megapolis.
Style: surreal, anthology, sentimental, melancholic, art house ...
Audience: student film
Plot: isolation, supernatural, freak, fall in love, city life, obsession, transformation, metamorphosis, imagination, destruction, neurosis, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, paris france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fellini Satyricon (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.
Style: surreal, sexual, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: ancient rome, pirate, ship, soldier, poet, wedding, earthquake, slave, promiscuity, self discovery, slavery, postmodernism ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, africa, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, depressing, road movie, offbeat ...
Plot: depression, afterlife, suicide, death, russian, friendship, supernatural, dealing with death, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, regret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tropical Malady (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Thailand, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A romance between a soldier and country boy splinters into a mythical venture based on Thai folklore.
Style: serious, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, ghost, shaman, human nature, love and romance, danger, gay relationship, friendship, storytelling, gays and lesbians, gender, homosexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 89K
Hereafter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, serious, meditative ...
Plot: afterlife, psychic, journalist, tsunami, supernatural ability, supernatural, dealing with death, love and romance, family problems, loss of family member, loss of loved one, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: france, london, europe, england, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Cement Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, the mother of Julie, Jack, Sue and Tom begins to suffer from a mysterious illness. Aware that she is going to have to go into hospital she opens a bank account for the children, so that they can be financially ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, coming of age, siblings relations, puberty, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, dealing with death, youth, diary, adolescence ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the ...
Style: surreal, road movie, touching, captivating, serious ...
Plot: homosexuality, gays and lesbians, homosexual, friendship, gay, gay sex, male prostitution, prostitution, male friendship, alienation, unrequited love, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, usa, seattle, europe, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%