Movies like Greedy Guts

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Greedy Guts (2000)
 7.3
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Greedy Guts (2000)
Original name: Otesánek
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 root as her baby and starts to pretend that it is real.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, humorous, dark humor, disturbing, offbeat, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: baby, couple relations, parents and children, surrealism, childless couple, monster, secret, killer child, absurdism, family relations, tree, body horror, obsession, fairy, youth, love and romance, babies and infants, couples, mischievous children, suffering, disorder, nosy, hallucination, pregnancy, sexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: central europe

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Most similar movies to Greedy Guts

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surreal, stylized, visually appealing and weird films with plots about surrealism, storytelling, brutality, mentor, art, loneliness and fantasy world mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Greedy Guts: Alice (1988), Lesson Faust (1994), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012), I Married a Strange Person! (1997), Mind Game (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Alice (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, UK, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A quiet young English girl named Alice finds herself in an alternate version of her own reality after chasing a white rabbit. She becomes surrounded by living inanimate objects and stuffed dead animals, and must find a way out of this nightmare- no ...
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, clever, humorous ...
Plot: rabbit, toys, dark fantasy, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, cards, animal life, fictional reality, tombs and skeletons, danger, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1860s, 19th century
Place: australia
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95%
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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 ...
Place: prague, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
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, thought provoking, atmospheric, humorous, philosophical ...
Plot: illness, surrealism, nightmare, hospital, divorced parents, introspection, hopes, direction and purpose, mental illness, mental disorder, mental instability, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: semi serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat, enigmatic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, wish come true, couples, surrealism, insanity, absurd humor, creativity, newlyweds, moral ambiguity, dark hero, brutality ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 8K
Mind Game (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
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, humorous, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, dealing with death, adventure, hopes, supernatural, danger, righting the wronged, family relations, family in danger, old love, siblings relations, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Surviving Life (Theory and Practice) (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eugene, an aging man, leads a double life – one real, the other in his dreams. He goes to see a psychoanalyst, who tries to interpret the meaning of his dreams. Eugene finds a way of entering his dream-world at will and finds out about his ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: moral dilemma, hopes, elderly, impossible love, escape from reality, aging, couples, introspection, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: czech republic
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73%
 7.6
 16K
Memories (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this anime trilogy, a salvage ship crew happens upon a haunted vessel in Magnetic Rose; a cold tablet turns a lab worker into a biological weapon in Stink Bomb; and an urban populace carries on an endless war with an unseen foe in Cannon Fodder. ...
Style: anthology, surreal, exciting, futuristic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, outer space, space travel, adventure, danger, imaginary, memories, escapades, chaos, life is a bitch, gun, war ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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65%
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: humorous, psychological, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: strong female presence, depression, women, mental illness, redemption, family relations, hopes, imaginary, mental health, escapades, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 7.3
 3K
Lunacy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Loosely based on two short stories by Edgar Allan Poe and inspired by the works of the Marquis de Sade. In 19th century France a young man is plagued by nightmares in which he is dragged off to a madhouse. On the journey back from his mother’s ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, psychological, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: mental institution, blasphemy, faked death, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, danger, social misfits, society, s&m, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.2
 15K
FLCL (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 151 min.
TV show
Story: In this 6-part mini-series, a 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening.
Style: stylized, psychedelic, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, coming of age, stranger, tomboy, youth, friendship, monster, alien, psychedelia, robot, baseball, parody ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.7
 72K
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: surveillance, investigation, villain, mental illness, deception, fairy, dreams, scientist, research, psychiatrist, human nature, introspection ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.1
 39K
Wolf Children (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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
Plot: werewolf, childhood, family relations, wolf, parents and children, human becomes animal, single mother, social relations, supernatural, school, love, imaginary ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One Christmas Eve three people, a middle-aged alcoholic named Gin, a former drag queen Hana and a dependent runaway girl Miyuki, discover an abandoned newborn while looking through the garbage.
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, family relations, homeless, adventure, eccentric family, parents and children, friends, life is a bitch, youth, heist, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Idiots and Angels (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Angel, a selfish rotter is hanging around in a local bar, groping the wife of the barman and dealing with weapons. One morning he wakes up finding a pair of wings growing at his back. These wings do good deeds against his nature. But suddenly he ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, dark humor, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: bar, good versus evil, supernatural ability, human nature, moral dilemma, supernatural, disorder, save the lady, no dialogue, angel, sexual content
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: princess, emperor, coming of age, parents and children, friendship, family relations, youth, japanese woman, adolescence, female protagonist, dream, falling from height ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Comprising of two alternate episodes which were first intended to take the place of episodes 25 and 26, this finale answers many of the questions surrounding ...
Style: psychological, mecha, futuristic, twist ending, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: philosophy, insanity, loneliness, evil alien, violence, youth, apocalypse, rebirth, space wars, end of the world, catastrophe, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 3K
$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Israel, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing booklet, which will explain, in easy to follow, simple terms ...
Style: adult animation, surreal, humorous, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, society, hopes, social misfits, introspection, human nature, loneliness, meaning of life, apartment building, life philosophy, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco, israel, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 197
Edison And Leo (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The film is about the relationship between crazy scientist George Edison and his son Leo. After being electrocuted as a child, Leo is no longer able to touch people without electrocuting them.
Style: dark humor, humorous, puppet animation, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, obsession, estrangement, mad scientist, parents and children, nothing goes right, family relations, inventor, coming of age, genius, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.3
 67K
Anomalisa (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.
Style: surreal, melancholic, atmospheric, depressing, psychological ...
Plot: depression, nightmare, existentialism, love at first sight, loneliness, sex, puppet, drinking alcohol, drinking, infidelity, philosophy, life philosophy ...
Time: 2000s
Place: cincinnati ohio
⇓ 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, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, world war two, distopia, swat team, resistance fighter, little red riding hood, beast, terrorism, suicide, fairy, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Place: japan, tokyo, poland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Fritz, now married and with a son, is desperate to escape from the domestic hell he now finds himself in. Lighting up a joint, he begins to dream about his eight other lives, hoping to find one that will provide a pleasant distraction.
Style: adult animation, disturbing, humorous, dark humor, satirical ...
Plot: racism, satire, surrealism, hell, interracial relations, cat, society, friendship, animal life, misfit, buddies, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Heavy Traffic (1973)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An "underground" cartoonist contends with life in the inner city, where various unsavory characters serve as inspiration for his artwork.
Style: adult animation, controversial, surreal, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, city life, sexual dysfunction, racism, sexual frustration, pinball, marijuana, surrealism, virgin, strong sexual content, adult virgin, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Robot Carnival (1987)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An anthology of various tales told in various styles with robots being the one common element among them.
Style: anthology, stylized, exciting, futuristic, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, androids, giant robots, giant robot, man versus machine, escapades, a.i., imaginary, killer robot, robot as menace, piloted giant robot, amusement park ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, UK, Latvia, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.
Style: offbeat, surreal, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, dog, adventure, french, mafia, friendship, rescue, escapades, danger, championship, old woman, boy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Salad Fingers (2004)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The adventures of Salad Fingers, an unspecified mutated creature driven to madness by his loneliness.
Style: surreal, dark humor, psychological, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: insanity, odd, mutant, imaginary, weirdo, post apocalypse, mad, apocalypse, breaking the fourth wall, surrealism, recluse, schizophrenia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Robin Harris' Bebe's Kids (1992)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Taiwan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: When Robin meets the lovely Jamika he thinks he's in heaven. But when he meets her friend Bebe's children, whom she is looking after, he knows he's in hell. Bebe's kids are the most obnoxious, irritating, pain in the butt kids he ...
Style: humorous, suspense, not serious, talky, biting ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, teens
Plot: theme park, hip hop, nanny, family life, urban, family relations, disorder, youth, mischievous children, babies and infants, city life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Letter to Momo (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her mother from bustling Tokyo to the remote Japanese island of Shio. Upon their arrival, she begins to explore her new habitat, meeting local children ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural, family relations, ghost, teenage life, island, starting over, self discovery, imaginary character, life turned upside down, parents and children, family, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Grandma and Her Ghosts (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 5 year old kid moves to live with his grandma in a small town at Taiwan. Soon after, he discovers that her grandma is not only a vendor, but also she is good at catching spectres. One day, she comes across that her grandson has mistakenly releases ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, rivalry, village, surrealism, grandmother grandson relationship, family relations, afterlife, village life, social relations, taiwanese
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: taiwan, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ...
Plot: existentialism, philosophy, lifestyle, bohemian life, human nature, imaginary, daydreamer, computer animation, nightmare, satire, life after death, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 17K
Monkeybone (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley (Fraser) into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone, his hilariously horny alter-ego, wake up in a wacked-out waystation for lost souls. When Monkeybone takes over Stu's body and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd, funny ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: parallel world, goofy hero, imaginary, surrealism, body swapping, hospital, monkey, alternate reality, dreams, organ donation, celebrity culture, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%