Movies like The Fall 2006

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The Fall (2006)
 7.9
 101K
The Fall (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality starts to blur as the tale advances.
Style: offbeat, surreal, stylized, epic, psychological, exciting, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, captivating ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, hospital, imagination, storytelling, suicide attempt, death, torture, theft, translator, princess, morphine, sacrifice, escape from reality, friendship, man in a wheelchair, horse, slavery, nun, jealousy, doctor, nurse, adventure, magical, journey, youth ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s
Place: los angeles, india, istanbul turkey, taj mahal

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Most similar movies to The Fall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, melancholic, clever and atmospheric films with plots about storytelling, fantasy world, mentor, dialogue, destiny, imagination and adventure mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Fall: Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Big Fish (2003), Mirrormask (2005), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
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Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, fairy tale, gothic, macabre ...
Plot: dark fantasy, monster, fairy, legends and myths, imaginary, good versus evil, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, creature, death, magical, fascism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
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100%
 8.0
 381K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, offbeat, surreal, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fantasy world, witch, fish, escapades, true love, circus, parents and children, adventure, mermaid, fishing, father son relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 30s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: usa, texas, russia, cuba, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 22K
Mirrormask (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, light, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, save the kingdom, imaginary, heroes, heroic mission, change of heart, magic, coming of age, fantasy world, circus, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and ...
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, loneliness, imaginary, childhood, loss of friend, escape from reality, magical, social misfits, secret, tragic event, classmates, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, Canada, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
Style: surreal, stylized, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: mysterious character, imagination, deal with the devil, imaginary kingdom, immortality, journey, imaginary, protective parent, haunted by the past, mystery, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
Style: emotional, surreal, bleak, touching, stylized ...
Plot: global warming, storm, poverty, boat, single parent, evacuation, fish, african american, flooding, shrimp, hurricane, refugee camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, psychological, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: escape, artist, letter, gay slur, neighbor, painting, horse, party, friendship, trapped, new job, skyscraper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, mexico, europe, latin america, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 27K
Interstate 60 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.
Style: offbeat, enigmatic, surreal, witty, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, self discovery, wish come true, on the road, choice, self fulfillment, dream girl, hitchhiker, changing the past or future, imaginary, surrealism, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: psychedelic, surreal, atmospheric, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: drug abuse, journalism, american dream, addiction, lawyer, cocaine, road trip, on the road, hallucinations, hitchhiker, culture clash, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, fairy tale, captivating, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, escape from reality, queen, imagination, cat, journey, magical, adventure, transformation, magic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 92K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dragon, escapades, rivalry, knight, kidnapping, farce, siblings relations, wizards and magicians, minotaur, heroes, prophecy, mission ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, dragon, adventurer, courage, fantasy world, adventure, treasure hunt, imaginary, journey, warrior, magical ...
Time: 2010s, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, time travel, fantasy world, adventure, riddles and clues, boarding school life, time loop, imaginary, destiny, youth, boarding school, monster ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, europe, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, save the world, fantasy world, friendship, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, magical, pride and honor, heroic mission, army, attack ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 122K
Into the Woods (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, semi serious, lyrical, awful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, in the woods, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, witch, good versus evil, prince, curse, couples, danger, family ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: sentimental, melancholic, touching, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, true love, tragic love, aging, child as adult, life philosophy, supernatural romance, hopes, impossible love, imaginary, age difference, odd ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, atlantic ocean, manhattan new york city, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, warrior, friendship, imaginary, battles, save the world, sword and sorcery, ancient, journey, magical ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: surreal, epic, stylized, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, backstage, horse, siege, monster, european, baron, legends and myths, adventure, adventurer, danger, heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: egypt, ottoman empire, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.
Style: stylized, touching, emotional, captivating, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: loneliness, imaginary kingdom, magical, mischievous children, creature, anger, adventure, childhood, imaginary, young heroes, journey, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 39K
Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: bishop, good versus evil, rescue, romance, chase, true love, adventure, solar eclipse, transformation, save the lady, magic, curse ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: dungeon, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Holy Mountain (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico, USA
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, mind bending ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, surrealism, soldier, thief, good versus evil, birds, society, human nature, perversion, obsessive quest, social decay, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 79K
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, feel good, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, save the day, fall in love, adventure, imaginary, financial problem, prince, snow white, evil queen, black magic, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 528K
Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: melancholic, dramatic, philosophical, motivational, suspense ...
Plot: survival, ocean or sea, hopes, adventure, teenage boy, human nature, beautiful scenery, isolation, tiger, ship, storytelling, ocean ...
Place: india, paris france, mexico, toronto ontario canada, montreal quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.0
 92K
Swiss Army Man (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new ...
Style: surreal, gross out humor, dark humor, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: survival, corpse, surrealism, friendship, loneliness, suicide attempt, life & death, unlikely friendships, stranded, imagination, deserted island, beach ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, light, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, friendship, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, island, parallel world, curses spells and rituals, escapades, best friends, pirate, youth ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, creature, good versus evil, magical, warrior, sword and sorcery, heroes, magic, adventure, dragon, heroic mission, swords and armor ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, slavery, good versus evil, escapades, cult, gladiator, danger, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: offbeat, surreal, psychological, talky, mind bending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mind control, actor, puppeteer, sexual identity, obsession, subconscious, love triangle, pet, manipulation, psychology, immortality, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, serious, epic, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, queen, immortality, deception, danger, magic, fantasy world, dark fantasy, adventure, witch, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: feel good, touching, atmospheric, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, adventure, good versus evil, book, magic, evil force, escapades, imagination, oracle, mythology, giant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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