Movies like Imagination

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Imagination (2007)
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Imagination (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Dr. Reineger, a famous neuro-psychologist, has become convinced that a twin girl named Anna has a rare form of Autism called Asperger's Syndrome, rendering her unable to cope with reality. As for her blind sister, Sarah, the doctor cannot say for sure why her imaginary visions map so close to Anna's. At home, unable to face reality, their father leaves the family. To escape the pain, the girls sink deeper and deeper into their imagination. When a major earthquake takes their mother's life, Reineger gets more involved with helping the now-orphaned twins, while struggling with his realization that the girls seem to be capable of prophetic visions. The girls escape the doctor's institution and a subsequent search finds no trace of them. Have they transcended the physical realm? A mixture of live action, stop motion animation and other techniques makes this film a fantastic journey into the realm of imagination.
Style: atmospheric, offbeat, mind bending, serious, puppet animation
Plot: twins, supernatural, family relations, orphan, supernatural ability, child illness, mental illness, doctors and patients, siblings relations, autism, deer, asperger's syndrome, messiah, visionary, imagination, death of mother

Most similar movies to Imagination

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, atmospheric and offbeat films with plots about imaginary, supernatural, escapades, supernatural ability, heroes, danger and hopes mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Imagination: My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Blood Tea and Red String (2006), Glitch in the Grid (2011), Blue Exorcist: The Movie (2012), Monster High: 13 Wishes (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, fairy tale, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, siblings relations, friendship, legends and myths, parents and children, sister sister relationship, adventure, family, supernatural, magical, young heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Blood Tea and Red String (2006)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A handmade stop-motion fairy tale for adults that tells the tale of the struggle between the aristocratic White Mice and the rustic Creatures Who Dwell Under the Oak over the doll of their heart's desire.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, stylized, offbeat, surreal ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Glitch in the Grid (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal.
Style: mind bending, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, cause and meaning, friendship, self discovery, bad trip, twentysomething life, hopes, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, small town, friends, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Blue Exorcist: The Movie (2012)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rin Okumura is raised by a famous exorcist named Father Fujimoto. After an argument between the two, Rin discovers he is the son of the devil. Rin decides to fight his fate by joining the True Cross Academy to become an exorcist and defeat demons. ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: demon, heroes, adventure, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, academy, parallel world, rivalry, twins, youth, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Monster High: 13 Wishes (2013)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: It’s a new school year at Monster High™, and the little sister of Clawdeen Wolf™, Howleen, is determined to be more fangtastic than ever. Her dream of popularity turns out to be easier than anyone imagined when she stumbles upon a genie named ...
Style: serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, wish come true, high school, supernatural, genie, youth, mutant, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, magic, princess, witchcraft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.8
 58K
Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: stylized, clever, offbeat, surreal, talky ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, nightmare, dream, imagination, human nature, supernatural, daydreamer, bohemian life, encounter, twentysomething life, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Twilight of the Dark Master (1997)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tsunami is an ancient gaurdian fom days long ago when the Mother Spirit created Daemons and Gaurdians to aid a fledgling human race. Tsunami becomes involved with a woman who has just lost her fiance and her arm and now wants to figure out why this ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: tsunami, apocalypse, samurai, battles, chaos, vampire, supernatural, danger, rivalry, society, custody, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Book of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The plot concerns a sheltered aristocratic woman in feudal Japan. Bored and unfamiliar with the world outside her estate, she passes the time copying a special Buddhist sutra sent by her father who has been absent on official business for years. ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: religions or cults, palaces castles and temples, romance, master and servant, love and romance, mistaken identity, supernatural, battles, afterlife, society, healing power, ghost ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Bleach: Memories of Nobody (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Karakura Town, unidentifiable spirits begin appearing en mases. While attempting to deal with these strange souls, Ichigo Kurosaki and Rukia Kuchiki meet Senna, a mysterious shinigami who wipes out most of them. Senna refuses to answer any ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: danger, kidnapping, vengeance, ghost, collision, samurai, rivalry, supernatural, escapades, heroes, mystery, adventure ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Irregular at Magic High School (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: In a world where magic is not a fairy tale but has existed for one hundred years siblings Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba prepare to begin their studies at the elite Private Magic University Affiliated High School (Magic High School for short). Entering on ...
Style: stylized, serious, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage life, high school life, social relations, family relations, youth, siblings relations, imaginary, romance, leader, high school, supernatural ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
My Beautiful Girl, Mari (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kim Nam-woo struggles through life as people around him constantly leave him; his best friend, Jun-ho, is going to study in Seoul and in some ways his widowed mother is "leaving" him too by paying more attention to her new boyfriend. To ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, stylized
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Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 313
Strait Jacket (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: It is the world where magic and science coexist. Rayotte Steinberg, a lone wolf "tactical sorcerist", fights against monsters. They used to be human beings, but they had overused forbidden power, "magic", to turn into monsters. ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, crimes, heroes, future dystopia, androids and robots, imaginary, a.i., escapades, technology gone awry, adventure, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Something bizarre has come over the land. The kingdom is deteriorating. People are beginning to act strange... What's even more strange is that people are beginning to see dragons, which shouldn't enter the world of humans. Due to all ...
Style: touching, exciting, serious, light, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroes, danger, supernatural ability, master villain, magic ...
Place: europe, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 88K
ParaNorman (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock is a boy who can speak to the dead, but no one besides his eccentric new friend, Neil, believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's estranged eccentric uncle tells him of an important annual ...
Style: gothic, puppet animation, semi serious, macabre, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Supernatural The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: After losing their mother to a demon, two brothers grow up fighting supernatural beings.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 1K
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Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: gothic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 3K
Lesson Faust (1994)
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Spooky Bats and Scaredy Cats (2009)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When Katie and Makean delay their trick or treating to deliver the Candleman's Halloween Party invitations, they find themselves caught up in a spooky adventure filled with macabre monsters.
Style: puppet animation
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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I Married a Strange Person! (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, surreal, stylized ...
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Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
We Are the Strange (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two outcasts fight for survival in a sinister fantasy world. Their lives are constantly in jeopardy after they're caught in the middle of a deadly battle between bizarre monsters on their way to the ice cream shop.
Style: stylized, exciting, offbeat, atmospheric, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
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Style: surreal, atmospheric, thought provoking, gloomy, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 1K
Short Peace (2013)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A four-film omnibus that features four short anime films all themed around Japan.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, escapades, heroes, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, royal family, ghost, apocalypse, danger, rivalry, traveler, sentry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Final Fantasy: Unlimited (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Final Fantasy: Unlimited is an anime television series based on Square Enix's popular Final Fantasy role-playing video game franchise. Final Fantasy: Unlimited incorporates both 2D animation and 3D graphics, and takes elements from the Final ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Plot: curses spells and rituals, space and aliens, heroic mission, siblings relations, escapades, imaginary kingdom, adventure, a.i., imaginary, rivalry, supernatural, twins ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 1K
Flatland (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flatland is a two-dimensional universe occupied by living geometric figures - squares, triangles, circles, etc. A Square, Attorney At Law, finds himself in the middle of two upheavals: the rise of martial law by the circular leadership of Flatland, ...
Style: mind bending, serious, tense, suspenseful, stylized ...
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lonely boy wins over his distant father and strict grandmother with help from a brave velveteen rabbit whose one wish is to become a real rabbit someday
Style: serious, humorous, feel good, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 159
Around June (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless illegal immigrant, whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally ...
Style: uplifting, surreal, gloomy, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, hopes, parents and children, immigrants, romance, human spirit, family problems, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 8K
Mind Game (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film follows Nishi, a loser who has a crush on his childhood girlfriend. After an encounter with the Japanese mafia, the film follows Nishi as he journeys to heaven and back, and ends up trapped in an even more unlikely place.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, heaven, imaginary, hopes, adventure, dealing with death, family in danger, danger, supernatural, childhood sweetheart, introspection, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rocks in My Pockets (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Latvia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A fantastical tale based on true events, about five women of Signe Baumane's family, including herself, and their battles with depression and madness.
Style: offbeat, surreal, touching, humorous, atmospheric ...
Plot: redemption, mental illness, family relations, imaginary, hopes, escapades, mental health, depression
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 26K
The Red Turtle (2016)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Japan, Poland, Netherlands, Hungary, UK, Germany, China, Thailand, Italy, Denmark, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.
Style: atmospheric, meditative, enigmatic, colourful, bleak ...
Plot: desert island, deserted island, loneliness, raft, sea turtle, survival, isolation, island, solitude, flood, nature, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When Draculaura is led to believe she's the rightful heir to the vampire throne, she and her best ghoulfriends are whisked away to Transylvania for a royal coronation to die for. But they soon discover the hunt for the queen is not over yet. ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, serious
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%