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: mind bending, atmospheric, serious, experimental, offbeat, puppet animation
Plot: twins, family relations, mental illness, supernatural, orphan, supernatural ability, child illness, doctors and patients, siblings relations, imagination, mental institution, autism, deer, asperger's syndrome, sanitarium, cryptography, death of mother, messiah, visionary, womb

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, stylized and offbeat films with plots about supernatural, imaginary, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, family relations and heroes mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Imagination: Glitch in the Grid (2011), My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Monster High: 13 Wishes (2013), Bleach: Memories of Nobody (2006), Blood Tea and Red String (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: experimental, contemplative, psychological, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: unemployment, friends, society, hopes, friendship, self discovery, introspection, artists and showbiz, small town, materialism, bad trip, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: feel good, offbeat, fairy tale, sweet, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, magical, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, siblings relations, friendship, legends and myths, parents and children, family, supernatural, young heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: humorous, semi serious, serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, wish come true, high school, supernatural, genie, youth, supernatural ability, parallel world, mutant, curses spells and rituals, social relations, witchcraft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, serious, scary ...
Plot: escapades, vengeance, danger, adventure, supernatural ability, mystery, kidnapping, supernatural, rivalry, samurai, ghost, heroes ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, puppet animation ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsession, society, escapades, rescue, animal life, fall in love, rich and poor, mouse, doll, cards, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, suspenseful, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: romance, supernatural, mistaken identity, supernatural romance, afterlife, master and servant, ghost, religions or cults, palaces castles and temples, assassination, buddhism, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Irregular at Magic High School (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, supernatural ability, teenage life, social relations, supernatural, youth, family relations, siblings relations, imaginary, romance, wizards and magicians, magic ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, semi serious, experimental ...
Plot: supernatural, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, parallel world, survival, danger, heroes, adventure, deadly creature, escapades, monster, store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mushi-Shi Zoku Shou: Suzu no Shizuku (2015)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: On a warm summer day, a boy heard the sound of bells ringing, as if in celebration, in the mountain near his home. Several years later in that same mountain, the mushishi Ginko stumbles upon a young girl in a mountain with branches and leaves ...
Style: seinen, bleak, inspirational, atmospheric
Plot: supernatural, slice of life, mysterious character, wanderer, supernatural power, japanese mythology, paranormal phenomena, adventure, good versus evil, life is a bitch, nature, adventurer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.8
 61K
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: philosophical, stylized, surreal, captivating, contemplative ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: stylized, atmospheric, serious, touching
Plot: brother, friends, youth, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, coming of age, friendship, parallel world, single parent, village life, village, change of luck ...
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 1K
Lady Death (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The movie begins in 15th century Sweden, where Hope, the beautiful daughter of Matthias, a skilled mercenary who is in actuality a demon, is accused of being the devil's consort. Sentenced by the town priest to be burned at the stake, Matthias, ...
Style: gothic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 15th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Day of the Crows (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 8K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.2
 14K
Undone (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After getting into a near fatal car accident, Alma discovers she has a new relationship with time and uses this ability to find out the truth about her father’s death.
Style: psychedelic, mind bending, surreal, exciting, touching ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.1
 39K
Wolf Children (2012)
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Duration: 117 min.
Story: After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the son and daughter that she had with him. However, their inheritance of their father's traits prove to be a challenge for her.
Style: heartbreaking, atmospheric, sweet, colourful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
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Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: semi serious, surreal, dark humor, humorous, cynical ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, exciting, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 339
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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, escapades, danger, plague, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural, imaginary, haunted by the past, murder, parallel world, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 3K
Lesson Faust (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, France, UK, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil. Svankmajer's Faust is a nondescript man who, after ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, thought provoking, stylized, experimental ...
Plot: surrealism, puppet, deal with the devil, clay, philosophy, supernatural ability, devil, aging, danger, imaginary, destructive relationship, temptation ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Supernatural The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After losing their mother to a demon, two brothers grow up fighting supernatural beings.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, obsessive quest, family in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, deadly creature, family relations, ghost, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Final Fantasy: Unlimited (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Plot: imaginary, space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, supernatural, danger, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, alien encounter, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, a.i. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.6
 656K
Spirited Away (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, fantasy world, witch, ghost, imaginary, adventure, dragon, friendship, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, rescue, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Vampire Hunter D (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a far-future time ruled by the supernatural, a young girl requests the help of a vampire hunter to kill the vampire who has bitten her and thus prevent her from becoming a vampire herself.
Style: gothic, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, vampire slayer, good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural, escapades, ghost, danger, gory, chaos, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Song of the Sea (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Japan, USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as ...
Style: captivating, touching, colourful, emotional, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, lighthouse, young heroes, supernatural, supernatural ability, mythical creature, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, legends and myths, danger, lighthouse keeper, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 95K
ParaNorman (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
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, semi serious, humorous, stylized, scary ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, small town, dark fantasy, supernatural, zombie, witch, medium, best friends, heroes, danger, imaginary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 10K
Fire and Ice (1983)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord, Nekron. The only survivor is a young warrior, Larn, who vows to avenge this act of destruction. The evil continues, ...
Style: epic, adult animation, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
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Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, serious, emotional, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%