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, experimental, puppet animation
Plot: twins, supernatural, family relations, orphan, supernatural ability, child illness, mental illness, doctors and patients, siblings relations, autism, deer, asperger's syndrome, imagination, messiah, visionary, 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, supernatural ability, escapades, danger, heroes and adventure mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Imagination: Glitch in the Grid (2011), Blood Tea and Red String (2006), My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Monster High: 13 Wishes (2013), Waking Life (2001). 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, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, unfulfillment, bad trip, friendship, friends, cause and meaning, twentysomething life, religions or cults, hollywood, self discovery, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ 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: stylized, atmospheric, semi serious, surreal, puppet animation ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsession, animal life, fall in love, escapades, society, rich and poor, rescue, mouse, doll, obsessive quest, cards ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, adventure, imaginary, magical, siblings relations, friendship, legends and myths, parents and children, sister sister relationship, family, supernatural, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, serious, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, wish come true, high school, supernatural, genie, youth, mutant, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, magic, witchcraft, princess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.8
 59K
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: surreal, captivating, stylized, philosophical, clever ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, lifestyle, imagination, bohemian life, imaginary, human nature, daydreamer, nightmare, satire, life after death, reincarnation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: supernatural, mistaken identity, supernatural romance, romance, palaces castles and temples, religions or cults, afterlife, master and servant, ghost, assassination, buddhism, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: danger, escapades, adventure, vengeance, ghost, samurai, kidnapping, supernatural, mystery, supernatural ability, rivalry, collision ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, suspenseful, serious
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Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, good versus evil, survival, danger, parallel world, heroes, adventure, deadly creature, escapades, store, monster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Idiots and Angels (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: dark humor, surreal, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 3K
Lesson Faust (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, France, UK
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, stylized, experimental, offbeat ...
Plot: surrealism, deal with the devil, puppet, philosophy, clay, supernatural ability, devil, danger, afterlife, good versus evil, aging, wish come true ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, touching, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: brother, dog, village, single parent, youth, imaginary kingdom, friends, village life, change of luck, family relations, imaginary, coming of age
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 15th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, thought provoking, humorous, philosophical ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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.
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 322
Strait Jacket (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
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Style: exciting, touching, serious, light, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Irregular at Magic High School (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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. ...
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Audience: pre-teens, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.3
 9K
Undone (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, exciting, touching, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, car accident, investigation, mental illness, family relations, secrets, wedding, flashback, female protagonist, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, sister sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Spooky Bats and Scaredy Cats (2009)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: puppet animation
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 91K
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, scary, puppet animation, semi serious, macabre ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 161
Around June (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 8K
Mind Game (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, touching, humorous ...
Plot: self discovery, supernatural, adventure, hopes, danger, family in danger, dealing with death, family relations, righting the wronged, siblings relations, couples, fictional reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Vixen: The Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting
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Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: stylized, tense, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: triangle, political corruption, dishonesty, human nature, social differences, politics, satire, society, rebellion, rebelliousness, racism, political unrest ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jack and the Beanstalk (1967)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jack is a boy who lives with his animal friends Barnaby Bear, Dinah Dog, Squeeker Mouse and Phineas Fox. He's challenged to a race with Allegra, who turns out to be a witch. She takes Jack to the queen witch, Auriana. She plans on turning all ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychedelic
Plot: best friends, wizards and magicians, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, friends, animal life, imaginary, escapades, disorder, heroes, danger, fish out of water ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I Married a Strange Person! (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A newlywed develops a strange lump on his neck that gives him the ability to transform people or objects at will. His wife is very upset. Meanwhile, the CEO of Smilecorp learns of this man and his ability and sees a way to achieve world domination ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat, enigmatic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, couples, wish come true, surrealism, insanity, absurd humor, creativity, newlyweds, moral ambiguity, dark hero, brutality ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 182K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: surreal, gothic, scary, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Cooler has resurrected himself as a robot and is enslaving the people of New Namek. Goku and the gang must help.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, space and aliens, escapades, adventure, obsessive quest, superhero, master warrior, master villain, supernatural ability, imaginary, martial arts, supernatural ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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