Movies like Grimm 2003

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Grimm (2003)
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Grimm (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: One cold winter's day, Jacob and his sister Marie are abandoned in a wood by their out-of-work father. In his jacket Jacob finds a letter from their mother urging them to go to her brother in Spain. Once in Spain, it turns out that their uncle is dead. Marie meets Diego, a wealthy charming Spanish surgeon, and falls in love with him. Diego lives with his sick, domineering sister, Teresa. To Jacob's astonishment, Marie wants to marry Diego. Even after the wedding has taken place, jealous Jacob tries to get his sister away from Diego. When this doesn't succeed, Jacob starts to provoke his brother-in-law. It soon transpires that no-one will go unpunished for this.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, bilingual
Plot: in the woods, parents and children, family life, survival, family relations, escape, clothed female naked male, couple relations, couples, siblings relations, sex, dog, dancing, journey, rape, fight, incest, money, police, motorcycle, on the road, violence, forest, food, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe

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Most similar movies to Grimm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, dark humor and semi serious films with plots about family relations, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, male objectification, crying and telephone call mostly in Comedy, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Grimm: Little Sister (1995), The Bunker (2015), The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009), Big Bad Wolf (2006), The Northerners (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Little Sister (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After several years without contact, Martijn visits his sister Daantje, who just started to live on her own in Amsterdam. He tells her he is going to make a documentary from her life, and enters her home life with a video camera.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: incest, sex with sister, brother sister sex, sex with brother, video camera, camera, love and romance, parents and children, siblings relations, obsession, haunted by the past, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s
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86%
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The Bunker (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A student moves in with a family that lives in an underground house in the middle of the forest, far from civilization. His hopes of peace and quiet are soon shattered, when it becomes apparent that both the parents and their son have a screw loose.
Style: dark humor, surreal, semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: isolation, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family problems, prodigy, parents and children, family relations, father son relationship, bunker, teacher student relationship, confined, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman living in a large country home drives her servants to mutiny with her outrageous demands as she waits for death to come for her.
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, eccentric family, parents and children, lifestyle, family problems, family relations, strong female presence, countryside, master and servant, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
 2K
Big Bad Wolf (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Cameron, a group of hunters is attacked by a wild animal, and Charlie Cowley survives, but sees his brother Scott dying. Seven years later, his teenage nephew Derek Cowley steals the key of his stepfather's cabin in the isolated Fire Road ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, deadly creature, serial killer, gory, survival, teenage life, dangerous animal, adventurer, supernatural, stalking, stepfather, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Northerners (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black comedy set in the 1960s in a small Netherlands community, populated by a cast of eccentrics, all of whom hold a range of sexual obsessions and frustrated desires.
Style: surreal, dark humor, sexy, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: butcher, misfit, social misfits, society, unfulfillment, social relations, escape from reality, couples, nosy, estrangement, satire, sexual content ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Plot: aging, family relations, childhood, youth, bittersweet, love and romance, coming of age, golden years, resentment, couples, friendship, family life ...
Time: 90s, future, near future
Place: germany, europe, egypt, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Meet the Applegates (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Giant preying mantis living in a south American jungle decide to move into suburban USA. Disguised as humans, the mantis are planning something.. Could it be connected to dad's job in the power station perhaps ?. One day the daughter mantis ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, dangerous animal, deadly, nuclear holocaust, disorder, suburban life, terrorism, small town, cons and scams, family life, social decay ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Brain Damage (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A normal, average guy who lives in New York City becomes dependent on an evil, disembodied brain.
Style: dark humor, surreal, semi serious, scary, humorous ...
Plot: body horror, addiction, hallucination, parasite, brain, drug abuse, monster, junkyard, murder, surrealism, brain damage, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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100 Bloody Acres (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Reg and Lindsay run an organic fertiliser business. They need a fresh supply of their "secret ingredient" to process through the meat grinder. Reg comes across two guys and a girl with a broken-down vehicle on their way to a music festival.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, dark humor, rough ...
Plot: family business, countryside, murder, brother, partners, murderous pair, danger, brother brother relationship, on the run, killing spree, awkward situation, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: kidnapping, dysfunctional family, missing person, family relations, mine, family problems, cons and scams, teenage life, friendship, family life, family in crisis, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Dress (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a summer dress and those who have to do with it, especially the train conductor (played by van Warmerdam, the director). The dress functions as catalyst for the whimsical events, which turns out to be either tragic or hilarious.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: fashion, supernatural, supernatural ability, society, life is a bitch, down on your luck, curses spells and rituals, destiny, ambulance, thief, bus driver, stripper ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Life After Beth (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, not serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural romance, danger, life turned upside down, disorder, youth, deadly, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, supernatural, young lovers, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 16K
Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, surreal, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: drifter, mysterious character, family relations, dishonesty, nightmare, manipulation, life turned upside down, manipulations, hidden identity, family problems, terrorizing, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.8
 109K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, monster, police detective, werewolf, life turned upside down, transformation, partners against crime, police investigation, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 23K
House (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Cobb is a author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become ...
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, vietnam war, supernatural, zombie, missing person, gory, solitude, deadly, supernatural ability, hanging, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 522
Hotel Fear (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl and her mother run a hotel during the war. When the mother dies, the girl finds herself at the mercy of her sex-crazed guests. Soon enough, a cloaked figure starts killing off everyone that tries to harm her.
Style: gothic
Plot: switchblade, hotel, whodunit, con men, excavation, dance scene, teenage murderer, delusional disorder, rape and revenge, delusional woman, egocentric man, peeping tom ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 65K
Krampus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.
Style: dark humor, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, legends and myths, supernatural, demon, dark fantasy, danger, monster, child in peril, creature, blizzard, power outage, beast ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, normandy, canada, hawaii, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a remote corner of England's Peak District, a mysterious skull is unearthed. But even weirder is that Lady Sylvia steals the skull for use in worshiping - very erotically - her pagan god, The White Worm, who hungers for the taste of virginal ...
Style: scary, dark humor, gothic, surreal, psychedelic ...
Plot: vampire, archaeologist, human sacrifice, worm, supernatural, temple, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, surrealism, transformation, monster, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 193 min.
Story: A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives pre-empted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, offbeat, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: haunted house, family relations, love triangle, friendship, prostitute, imaginary, couples, youth, young heroes, infidelity, family life, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: hong kong, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Cannibal Club (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Baking in the sun with a cocktail, a splash in the pool and the occasional chunk of human flesh. The stinking-rich Gilda and Octavio have a gruesome and kooky hobby. The Cannibal Club is a delightful dark-comic blow-up of the Brazilian super-rich ...
Style: rough, suspense, bleak, humorous, dark humor
Plot: serial rapist, cannibal, secret, criminal, sadism, murder, husband wife relationship, violence, employer employee relationship, disposing of a dead body, trap, witness ...
Place: northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Birds of America (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, couples, youth, family gatherings, vengeance, parents and children, lifestyle, family life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Highway to Hell (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie and Rachel run away from home to get married in Las Vegas. But they get attacked by a zombie who takes Rachel with him to hell, where she will become one of Satan's brides
Style: scary, semi serious, dark humor, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, rescue, undead, zombie, chase, imaginary, good versus evil, adventure, danger, on the road, woman in danger, legends and myths ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A painter facing a creative block arranges to spend the weekend in the country at his mistress's villa. While staying there, his sanity begins to disintegrate.
Style: offbeat, atmospheric, sexual, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, mentally unstable, haunted house, dull life, couples, performer's life, love and romance, mystery, artists and showbiz, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, year 1944, 1960s
Place: milan italy, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Palm Springs (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.
Style: romantic, funny, dark humor, touching, feel good
Plot: time loop, time travel, family relations, wedding, swimming pool, drug use, love and romance, couple relations, one day, paranormal phenomena, desert, vomiting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, palm springs california, austin texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 6K
Images (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.
Style: stylized, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, psychopath, schizophrenia, delusion, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, family problems, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
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Strigoi (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the villagers killed Constantin Tirescu, they thought it was justice. Vlad Cozma thinks it was murder. Now, Constantin thinks pickles might go nice with blood.
Style: psychotronic, allegory, dark humor
Plot: female director, listening to music, mysterious event, hometown, private investigation, murder disguised as accident, frontier justice, hit with a chair, suspicion, hunger, blood, male objectification ...
Time: 2000s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 2K
Darlings! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A peaceful family-life is suddenly disturbed when the children enter puberty. The children take over the house and disrupt the lives of their parents.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous, witty, psychotronic
Plot: coming of age, prank, military base, family relations, chaos, family, youth, chaos and mayhem, eccentric family, teenage life, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 95K
To Return (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Plot: loneliness, death, secret, ghost, village, family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, life is a bitch, women, uncover truth, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, barcelona spain, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 15K
Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills teen (Billy Warlock) discovers his parents are part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite.
Style: scary, surreal, psychological, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret society, body horror, surrealism, transformation, delusion, friendship, family relations, satire, psychiatrist, mystery, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.4
 134
Teen Vamp (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An unimpressive, boring high-school geek is bitten and contracts vampirical symptoms, transforming him into a confident coolio.
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: vampire, high school, transformation, supernatural power, teenage boy, rivalry, research, awkward situation, friend, revenge, rivals, low self esteem ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%