Movies like Nina 2004

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Nina (2004)
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Nina (2004)
Genre: Drama, Animation, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Psychological thriller larded with manga-like animations about the young, poor comic strip illustrator Nina, living with her mean landlady. She sinks further and further into a violent fantasy world.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: loneliness, tenant, humiliation, insanity, illustrator, isolation, unsociability, landlord, hallucination, female protagonist, city life, driven mad, delirium, cat, female nudity, striptease, doctor, milk, bare breasts, escape, landlady, bisexual girl, lesbian kiss, panties, urination ...
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil

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Most similar movies to Nina

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and captivating films with plots about danger, violence, society, murder, rivalry, crimes and blood mostly in Animation, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Nina: Black Jack: The Movie (1996), The Fake (2013), The King of Pigs (2011), The Motel Life (2012), Technotise: Edit & I (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Black Jack: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Black Jack is a master surgeon who possesses impeccable skills, enabling him to perform operations that are impossible for even the finest surgeons. He now is faced with his most difficult task to date and must challenge the limits of medical ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, anti heroes, uncover truth, heroic mission, laboratory, kidnapping, rescue, contests and competitions, escapades, master villain, life is a bitch, heroes ...
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95%
 6.9
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The Fake (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A convict returns to his home town to torturing again his family and face his neighbors trying to destroy the local religious fanatics and their plans to keep money from the village people.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: village life, cons and scams, society, clergy, village, homecoming, family relations, released from prison, danger, social relations, dishonesty, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The King of Pigs (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After his business goes bankrupt, 30 something Kyeong-Min kills his wife impulsively. Hiding his anger, he seeks out his former middle school classmate Jong-Seok. Jong-Seok now works as a ghostwriter for an autobiography, but he dreams of writing ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, rough
Plot: haunted by the past, bully, high school, teenage life, human nature, society, youth, life is a bitch, reunited friends, bullying, class differences, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Motel Life (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of working-class brothers flee their Reno Motel after getting involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, road movie ...
Plot: on the run, introspection, siblings relations, working class, family relations, misfit, hit and run, life turned upside down, family problems, society, social misfits, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Grisaia no Meikyuu Caprice no Mayu 0 (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Yuuji makes the unexpected decision to pursue promotion within the institution he works for. He meets with JB to discuss the documents he submitted for review as a part of the promotion process, documents pertaining to his own past.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, adult animation
Plot: fight, killer child, murder, dysfunctional family, hostage, violence, mistreatment, sadism, loss of mother, abusive father, mother son relationship, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Technotise: Edit & I (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Technotise: Edit & I is a Serbian animated feature film. The plot is set in 2074 in Belgrade. The main character is Edit Stefanović, a female psychology student who, after failing the same university exam for the sixth time, decides to ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: metamorphosis, cyberpunk, female student, scientist, transformation, drugs, seeing the future, human host, supernatural power, teacher, female protagonist, experiment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgrade, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Mardock Scramble: The Third Exhaust (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Third film of the Mardock Scramble series. Rune Balot goes to a casino connected to the October corporation to try to wrap up her case once and for all.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: cyborgs, artificial intelligence, gambling, crimes, casino, cyberpunk, gangsters, testimony, memory, card game, female nudity, gangster ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Tehran Taboo (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The lives of three strong-willed women and a young musician cross paths in Tehran’s schizophrenic society where sex, adultery, corruption, prostitution and drugs coexist with strict religious law. In this bustling modern metropolis, avoiding ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: taboo, drugs, prostitution, pregnancy, virginity, prison, women's rights, nightclub, bare breasts, wine drinking, police arrest, janitor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tehran iran, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Naomi Armitage and Ross Sylibus have changed their names and live with their daughter Yoko as a happy and normal family on Mars — until an android riot breaks out at an anti-matter plant on Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, ghost, mars, robot, good versus evil, adventure, future dystopia, a.i., imaginary, haunted by the past, terrorism, apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
 4K
Felidae (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A domestic house cat named Francis investigates the grisly feline murders taking place in his new neighborhood.
Style: surreal, offbeat, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, cat, cartoon cat, animal sex, investigation, computer, death, cat fight, serial killer, breeding, deadly, strong violent content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 3K
Princess (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of August who loses his beloved sister Christina, a former porn star known as The Princess. He adopts Christina's five-year-old daughter Mia. Weighed down by grief and guilt, August breaks down and with Mia in tow, he embarks on a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: child abuse, social issues, family problems, vigilantism, death in the family, addiction, crimes, rivalry, clergy, life is a bitch, drug abuse, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel II. lost butterfly (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Theatrical-release adaptation of the visual novel "Fate/stay night", following the third and final route. (Part 2 of a trilogy.)
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, twists and turns, sincere
Plot: brutality, fight scenes, danger, twists & turns, murder, transformation, battles, magic, fight, supernatural
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Based on Takao Saito's graphic novel, Golgo 13 is Japan's most celebrated and notorious assassin, and a man as adept with a rifle as he is with the ladies. He meets his match here in Queen Bee, the leader of a South American liberation ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, femme fatale, mysterious character, tough heroes, terrorism, track down, chase, rivalry, life is a bitch, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Place: asia, japan, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Alois Nebel (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. The end of the eighties in the twentieth century. Alois Nebel works as a dis­patcher at the small railway ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: surrealism, mysterious character, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, society, murder, rotoscoping, axe, social misfits, life is a bitch, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Louise by the Shore (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 75 min.
Story: On the last day of summer, Louise, an old woman realizes that the last train has departed without her. She finds herself alone in a small seaside resort town, abandoned by everyone. The weather quickly turns for the worse followed by the seasonal ...
Plot: loneliness, beach, elderly, memory, storm, flying, sea, cabin, oyster, goose, alone, wind ...
Time: 2000s, 1940s
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A member of an elite paramilitary counter-terrorism unit becomes traumatized after witnessing the suicide bombing of a young girl and is forced to undergo retraining. However, unbeknownst to him, he becomes a key player in a dispute between rival ...
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, world war two, distopia, swat team, resistance fighter, little red riding hood, terrorism, suicide, deadly, life is a bitch, politics, society ...
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.7
 76K
Paprika (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: investigation, hallucination, mental illness, surveillance, deception, villain, scientist, psychiatrist, introspection, doctors and patients, fairy, dreams ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
8 Heads of Madness (2017)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ANNA ALEXANDROVNA BARKOVA (1901-1976) Journalist and poet, meeting suspicious characters. Involved in immoral love affairs. Work in the Kremlin, fired. 1934 - Arrested, 5 years of penal servitude in Karaganda. Lived in Ukraine during the WWII. 1946 ...
Style: non-linear, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: gulag, humiliation, strong female character, female protagonist, gay protagonist, gay lead character, strong female lead, surrealism, writers, breaking the fourth wall, gay interest, mausoleum ...
Time: 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.3
 6K
Greedy Guts (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife's pain, the man finds a piece of root in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the ...
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: baby, couple relations, parents and children, surrealism, dark humor, monster, killer child, secret, childless couple, absurdism, family relations, body horror ...
Time: 90s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: stranded, monster, nightmare, pursuit, murder, island, death, police, hallucination, cemetery, friends, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beyond the Boundary: I'll Be Here - Past (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The first part of a two-part movie. The story is a recap of the TV series.
Style: shoujo, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, friendship, protecting from truth, supernatural power, memory loss, escapades, memory, male female relationship, deadly, imaginary, love, trust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Groundbreaking director Mamoru Oshii continues to push the boundaries of art and anime with this universally acclaimed cyber thriller following cyborg detective Batou as he tries to unravel the reasons for a murderous robot revolt in the year 2032. ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, androids and robots, investigation, androids, crimes, computers and web, imaginary, mind game, good versus evil, fighting crime, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Rune Ballot is a down-and-out teen prostitute in Mardock City. One day, she's picked up by an ambitious casino manager named Shell who gives her everything she could want. Renewed by a false innocence, a false past, and now the false life Shell ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: prostitute, starting over, vengeance, androids and robots, cyberpunk, crimes, artificial intelligence, woman in danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Beyond the Boundary: I'll Be Here - Future (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The second part of a two-part movie. The story takes place one year after the TV series.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, mecha
Plot: friendship, protecting from truth, memory loss, rivalry, love, brought back to life, teenage love, escapades, memory, new life, blood, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 35K
Watership Down (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the warren belonging to a community of rabbits is threatened, a brave group led by Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry and Hazel leave their homeland in a search of a safe new haven.
Style: emotional, serious, cult film, gloomy, adult animation ...
Plot: adventure, rabbit, friendship, survival, journey, family, in the woods, bird, a vision, wounded animal, river crossing, seagull ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 207K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, 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, dark fantasy, dark, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: parallel world, heroine, weirdo, talking animals, monster, adventure, alternate reality, family, danger, rescue, secret place, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Gurren Lagann the Movie: The Lights in the Sky Are Stars (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Seven years after the defeat of the spiral king, Simon and the Dai-Gurren brigade must set out to the vastness of space to defeat a new threat and save the universe.
Style: mecha, suspenseful, serious, captivating, ecchi
Plot: life is a bitch, good versus evil, adventure, tough guy, killer robot, battles, machismo, underground, resistance, female warrior, survival, isolation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 1K
Boogie (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Based on the comic "Boogie, el aceitoso".In a city where crime rules the streets, Boogie shows up. only to make things brutally worse. A hired thug, with a blatant disregard for human life – especially those that are less fortunate, and ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, negotiation, violence, femme fatale, danger, murder, frame up, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Day of the Crows (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a cabin of the deep of the forest, a child and his father leas a wild and hard life in utmost isolation. The child grows up fearing and admiring his father, with the ghosts haunting the forest as his only companions. Until the day he discovers ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: ghost, village, fish out of water, life turned upside down, supernatural, youth, family, fall in love, parents and children, isolation, family relations, single parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Case Closed: Countdown to Heaven (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a pair of towers in Tokyo are being prepared for their grand opening, there is a series of murders of people connected to the towers. Conan suspects that the mysterious Syndicate may also be involved.
Style: humorous, serious, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, boy, who done it, mystery, danger, crimes, law and order, fighting crime, schoolboy, secret identity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%