Movies that are like Paprika

If you like "Paprika" you are probably looking for surreal, atmospheric, stylized and psychological movies of Animation, Adventure and Crime genre about / that have / with dreams, amateur detective, surrealism, imagination, paranoia, mental illness and storytelling themes shot in Japan.
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 7.7
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Paprika
Original name: パプăƒȘă‚«
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, twists and turns, serious, psychedelic, cerebral, philosophical, enigmatic, reflective, colourful, dark, interesting, melancholic, suspenseful, futuristic, disturbing, clever, meditative, intellectual, talky, mind bending, absurd, surprise ending
Plot: dreams, amateur detective, surrealism, imagination, paranoia, mental illness, storytelling, fantasy world, investigation, surveillance, psychology, creativity, alter ego, visceral, art, loneliness, philosophy, twists & turns, childhood, violent, mentor, future dystopia, male nudity, guilt, coming of age, dream, life philosophy, technology, brutality, dialogue, existentialism, transformation, dystopic future, parallel world, psychoanalysis, dream girl, procession, research, mad scientist, obsession, firefly, life & death, plot twist, alternate reality, sexualized violence, mythology, crimes, betrayal, human nature, introspection, missing person, doctors and patients, chaos and mayhem, butterfly collection, virtual reality, movie theatre, flashback, dishonesty, law enforcement, society, chaos, power relations, life is a bitch, mermaid, fairy, advertising, abuse, suicide, jealousy, villain, deception, fictional reality, therapist, impersonating, psychiatrist, theme park, toy robot, video telephone, sweaty face, jumping, rotoscoping, banner, kimono, wish fulfillment, television reporter, erased memory, personality change, trapped in an elevator, hospital room, false memory, asperger's syndrome, refrigerator, piloted giant robot, skydiving, closet, paraplegic, circus, cyberpunk, business card, confetti, toaster, trapeze, butterfly, ferris wheel, borderline personality disorder, mannequin, whale, brain damage, yawning, gunshot wound, statue of liberty, self discovery, vending machine, poster, giant robot, telepathy, suit of armor, scooter, amusement park, fear of death, motorcycle, doll, apartment, parade, laptop, clown, sewer, robot, overweight, magician, illusion, samurai, bed, underwater scene, car, nightmare, memory, bartender, computer, strangulation, balloon, falling from height, photograph, cell phone, ladder, hotel, female nudity, erotica, rape, split personality, fence, train, police, balcony, bar, chase, hallucination, pistol, blood, genius, conspiracy, violence, hallucinations, thief, question, scientist, stylish, giant robots, runaway, pornography, insanity, idealism
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Spirited Away
Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Japan
125 min.
 8.6
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Japan
90 min.
 8.3
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Most similar movies to Paprika

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, surreal, atmospheric and enigmatic films with plots including storytelling, brutality, loneliness, mentor, dialogue, pornography and vengeance themes mostly in Animation, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Paprika: Perfect Blue (1997), Gozu (2003), Metropolis (2001), Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989), The Cure (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.9
 36K
Perfect Blue
Genre: Animation, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twists and turns, serious, disturbing, cerebral, atmospheric, mind bending, enigmatic, intense, brutal, dark, suspense, realistic, twist ending, interesting, clever, macabre, talky, stylized, harsh, dark humor, scary, surprise ending, bleak, bloody
Plot: stalking, obsession, murder, mentally unstable, psychology, insanity, violence, innocence lost, rape, violent, paranoia, twists & turns, dreams, serial killer, identity, surrealism, brutality, murder mystery, stylish, storytelling, split personality, singer, imagination, stalker, paranoid, vengeance, police investigation, sexualized violence, pornography, alter ego, visceral, sexual abuse, corruption, firefly, woman in danger, mental illness, gory, giant robots, loneliness, secrets, plot twist, dialogue, dark hero, career, female protagonist, male nudity, fantasy world, surveillance, demons, psychiatry
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Style: futuristic, stylized, philosophical, serious, cerebral, enigmatic, reflective, suspenseful, atmospheric, breathtaking, melancholic, surreal, intellectual, interesting, bleak, talky, dark, harsh, psychological, art house
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, philosophy, cyborgs, androids and robots, storytelling, existentialism, alternate reality, investigation, humanity, robot, technology, androids, terrorism, artificial intelligence, art, twists & turns, dialogue, loneliness, imagination, life & death, uncover truth, computers and web, vengeance, crime, metaphysics, brutality, fantasy world, greed, sexualized violence, violent, creativity, giant robots, violence, distopia, fight scenes, culture clash, catastrophe, weapons, obsession, good versus evil, dystopic future, corruption, alone in the world, crimes, danger, escapades, imaginary, law enforcement, rivalry, society
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, hong kong, asia, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   87%
 
Movie in collections
 7.1
 10K
Gozu
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, enigmatic, serious, offbeat, disturbing, absurd, psychological, sexual, art house, psychedelic, suspenseful, dark humor, macabre, stylized, ironic, scary, dark, cerebral, non-linear, melancholic, artsy, bleak, breathtaking, erotic, talky, interesting
Plot: obsession, gangsters, hotel, surrealism, insanity, visceral, paranoid, violent, pornography, splatter, brutality, yakuza, gory, crazy, restaurant, paranoia, mentor, murder, existentialism, crime, demons, psychology, guilt, twists & turns, mission of murder, disappearance, nightmare, psychopath, cult, creativity, dialogue, loneliness, death, catastrophe, hitman, small town, male nudity, deadpan, life philosophy, vengeance, fantasy world, crime gone awry, stylish, nudity (topless - notable), dreams, runaway, secrets, crimes, danger, deadly
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   59%
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth
Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Style: stylized, psychological, serious, futuristic, enigmatic, cerebral, talky, melancholic, reflective, atmospheric, philosophical, absurd, surreal, dark, colourful, dark humor, clever, ironic, interesting, macabre, bleak, breathtaking, scenic
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, high school, death, splatter, apocalypse, psychology, evil alien, vengeance, father son relationship, storytelling, sexualized violence, master villain, giant robot, surrealism, brutality, twists & turns, mecha, save the world, childhood, dark hero, fight scenes, catastrophe, dialogue, art, mentor, weapons, culture clash, visceral, pornography, mental illness, adventure, stylish, blood, hospital, future dystopia, distopia, sarcasm, loneliness, secrets, heroic mission, police investigation, violent, giant robots, crime gone awry, space travel, danger, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, self discovery
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   61%
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, stylized, serious, futuristic, surreal, melancholic, disturbing, cerebral, enigmatic, dark, philosophical, reflective, suspenseful, breathtaking, bad ending, interesting, bleak, talky, emotional, intense, twist ending, depressing, dark humor, ambiguous ending, harsh, clever
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: insanity, violence, a.i., apocalypse, psychology, depression, end of the world, giant robots, androids and robots, obsession, art, man versus machine, death, storytelling, brutality, twists & turns, loneliness, vengeance, philosophy, mecha, pornography, visceral, body horror, save the world, hospital, catastrophe, existentialism, violent, mental illness, dialogue, heroic mission, culture clash, police investigation, solitude, secrets, dreams, artist, space wars, parallel universe, parenthood, fight scenes, life philosophy, adaptation, sacrifice, creativity, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   69%
 
 7.3
 18K
Metropolis
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting, colourful, melancholic, interesting, talky, enigmatic, dark, clever, harsh, cerebral, surreal
Plot: robot, androids and robots, urban, androids, alternate reality, giant robots, rebellion, metropolis, save the day, storytelling, stylish, steampunk, violence, fantasy world, chaos and mayhem, dialogue, corruption, runaway, technology, catastrophe, art, destiny, control, son, jealousy, mad scientist, danger, loneliness, animals, greed, dark hero, alter ego, adaptation, utopia, imaginary, adventure, mentor, violent, betrayal, brutality, obsession, imagination, sexualized violence, humanity, weapons, twists & turns, dreams, existentialism, creativity, complex characters
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   70%
 
Tetsuo, the Iron Man
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, sexual, stylized, art house, serious, futuristic, disturbing, enigmatic, offbeat, psychedelic, melancholic, non-linear, suspenseful, cerebral, artsy, scary, absurd, meditative, ironic, talky, harsh, breathtaking, intellectual, tense, bleak, reflective, psychological, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, surrealism, transformation, visceral, androids and robots, gory, insanity, factory, art, metal, gore, mad scientist, splatter, existentialism, imagination, brutality, superhuman powers, life philosophy, creativity, vengeance, fetishism, loneliness, urban, zombie, paranoid, maze, life & death, pornography, storytelling, cult, violent, dreams, dialogue, apocalypse, guilt, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, violence, technology, male nudity, mentor, future dystopia, distopia, demons, crazy, memory loss, technology gone awry, mutant, good versus evil, danger
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
Movie in collections
 7.4
 7K
The Cure
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, surreal, serious, meditative, dark, art house, disturbing, cerebral, gloomy, bleak, melancholic, stylized, scary, macabre, twist ending, reflective, suspense, bad ending, dark humor, surprise ending, ironic
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, police investigation, mystery, mysterious character, crime, insanity, visceral, mental illness, murder mystery, identity, obsession, surrealism, brutality, guilt, psychology, paranoid, psychosis, junkyard, stranger, interrogation, hotel, prostitute, interview, hallucination, record player, gory, twists & turns, amnesia, neo-noir, secrets, mind game, supernatural, splatter, imagination, haunted by the past, storytelling, existentialism, demons, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, pornography, memory loss, paranoia, justice, life philosophy, surveillance, loneliness
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
 7.6
 13K
Memories
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, serious, interesting, exciting, dark humor, enigmatic, dark, dramatic, reflective, tense, clever, bleak, breathtaking, humorous, satirical, cerebral, suspenseful, colourful, witty, emotional, light, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, androids and robots, storytelling, imagination, steampunk, ship, weapons, loneliness, ghost, surrealism, sacrifice, distopia, obsession, brainwashing, childhood, culture clash, memory, dystopic future, war, depression, save the world, fantasy world, classical music, investigation, technology, anthology, death, moral ambiguity, mentor, art, fight scenes, creativity, paranoia, greed, haunted by the past, violent, transformation, future dystopia, animals, heroic mission, space travel, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, society, chaos, space and aliens, battles
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, exciting, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, intense, dark, bloody, reflective, suspenseful, interesting, dark humor, talky, bleak, surreal, philosophical, ironic, harsh, clever, depressing, psychological, brutal, cerebral, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, storytelling, man versus machine, vengeance, dark hero, violent, save the world, fantasy world, dialogue, brutality, mecha, visceral, giant robots, violence, psychology, fight scenes, future dystopia, pornography, insanity, relationships, loneliness, gory, heroic mission, end of the world, adaptation, weapons, sexualized violence, crime gone awry, catastrophe, adolescence, mentor, demons, adventure, danger, sarcasm, mental illness, cult, art, depression, culture clash, twists & turns, blood, post apocalyptic, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens, evil alien, apocalypse, technology gone awry
Time: future, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   64%
 
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, dark, psychological, interesting, breathtaking, talky, bleak, futuristic, cerebral, reflective, surreal, surprise ending, suspenseful, emotional, realistic, psychedelic, epic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: a.i., giant robots, vengeance, androids and robots, adventure, psychology, existentialism, man versus machine, depression, storytelling, violent, alternate reality, catholicism, death, mentor, dialogue, culture clash, parent child relationship, alien encounter, runaway, save the world, male nudity, visceral, loneliness, clones, pornography, brutality, art, violence, redemption, catastrophe, apocalypse, dark hero, creativity, revenge, sexualized violence, future dystopia, transformation, childhood, life philosophy, firefly, betrayal, parenthood, crime gone awry, technology gone awry, justice, fight scenes, guilt, stylish, secrets
Time: near future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   48%
 
 8.6
 494K
Spirited Away
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, clever, serious, fairy tale, offbeat, colourful, dark, interesting, breathtaking, enigmatic, melancholic, light, touching, exciting, captivating, surprise ending, earnest, talky, scenic, cerebral
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, magic, witch, young heroes, imagination, fantasy world, storytelling, childhood, mythology, coming of age, greed, rescue, parallel world, theme park, transformation, children, alternate reality, friendship, firefly, loneliness, good versus evil, creativity, unlikely friendships, curses spells and rituals, runaway, culture clash, mentor, surrealism, parallel universe, idealism, beautiful scenery, witches, escapades, dialogue, destiny, obsession, ecology, vengeance, corruption, art, alone in the world, family, imaginary, parent child relationship, amusement park, darkness, youth, ghost, danger, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Style: surreal, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, serious, stylized, enigmatic, melancholic, psychological, dark, cerebral, exciting, bad ending, tricky, reflective, intellectual, clever, harsh, philosophical
Plot: apocalypse, androids and robots, loneliness, alternate universe, end of the world, storytelling, young heroes, space opera, psychology, save the world, vengeance, life philosophy, future dystopia, existentialism, dialogue, fantasy world, father son relationship, heroic mission, catastrophe, fight scenes, giant robots, clones, space travel, betrayal, art, robot, parallel universe, depression, moral ambiguity, mentor, drinking, unlikely friendships, death, guilt, technology, danger, transformation, manipulation, twists & turns, hotel, escapades, finnish, sexualized violence, corruption, crime gone awry, brutality, character study, solitude, writers, lone hero
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, battleship, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
Movie in collections
 7.9
 7K
Mind Game
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious, psychedelic, offbeat, colourful, talky, breathtaking, disturbing, melancholic, touching, enigmatic, art house, harsh, gloomy, reflective, macabre, humorous, bleak, exciting, dark humor, cerebral, earnest, absurd
Plot: self discovery, changing the past or future, adventure, afterlife, art, surrealism, introspection, imagination, storytelling, brutality, gangsters, firefly, creativity, life philosophy, heaven, crime gone awry, life & death, existentialism, violent, fantasy world, childhood, character study, vengeance, new love, cruelty, loneliness, couple relations, stylish, complex characters, eccentricity, pornography, gunfight, artist, catastrophe, hospital, runaway, culture clash, escapades, visceral, insanity, mentor, censorship, life, hopes, hitman, dreams, adaptation, obsession, imaginary, dealing with death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Style: surreal, serious, rough, futuristic, art house, suspenseful, absurd, atmospheric, harsh, cerebral, melancholic, enigmatic, talky, bad ending, stylized, brutal, psychedelic, disturbing, psychological, interesting, macabre, dark humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, androids and robots, surrealism, vengeance, life philosophy, telephone conversation, rooftop, gang, cyberpunk, visceral, brutality, insanity, violence, master villain, existentialism, creativity, storytelling, transformation, urban, superhero, pornography, stylish, revenge, sexualized violence, male nudity, dialogue, alternate reality, superhuman powers, catastrophe, splatter, mad scientist, parenthood, cyborgs, stupidity, fighting crime, imagination, guilt, multiple storylines, identity, mentor, apocalypse, cult, twists & turns, dystopic future, adaptation, weapons, culture clash, greed, hospital, clones
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
Millennium Actress
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Style: stylized, serious, melancholic, surreal, reflective, realistic, talky, gloomy, emotional, touching, heartbreaking, enigmatic, atmospheric, offbeat, earnest, interesting, breathtaking, bleak, light, disturbing, tense, cerebral, meditative, dramatic, compassionate, clever, sad, macabre
Plot: actor's life, life, chase, love story, loneliness, childhood, storytelling, haunted by the past, love, art, life & death, family drama, samurai, mentor, artists and showbiz, paranoia, tragedy, transformation, death, life philosophy, vengeance, dreams, fantasy world, sacrifice, dialogue, sexualized violence, brutality, friendship, fight scenes, destiny, obsession, catastrophe, character study, imagination, surveillance, insanity, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, actress, longing, lovers apart, videotaping, ninja master, candy store, lifestyle, movie star, geisha, rebelliousness, aging
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 2000s, 1930s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
Woman in the Dunes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, art house, psychological, enigmatic, serious, bleak, sexual, erotic, reflective, melancholic, philosophical, talky, cerebral, breathtaking, meditative, artsy, intellectual, disturbing, captivating, harsh, tense, suspenseful, avant garde, scenic, absurd, dark
Plot: desert, isolation, existentialism, loneliness, human nature, storytelling, love affair, solitude, art, imagination, obsession, captivity, childhood, entomologist, sand dune, character study, surrealism, psychology, humanity, male nudity, japanese new wave, visceral, self discovery, brutality, redemption, depression, life & death, relationships, beautiful scenery, adaptation, greed, transformation, twists & turns, culture clash, insanity, identity, confined, hopes, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, kidnapping, couples, woman, villager, dune, sand, sandstorm, crow, japanese man
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Style: stylized, bleak, dark, serious, tense, suspenseful, heartbreaking, melancholic, depressing, harsh, interesting, brutal, atmospheric, psychological, exciting, philosophical, enigmatic, suspense, bloody, disturbing, surreal, breathtaking, talky, dramatic, realistic, rough, intense, cerebral
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, violence, storytelling, violent, twists & turns, alternate reality, tragedy, brutality, secrets, firefly, future dystopia, vengeance, corruption, police investigation, stylish, guilt, dark hero, fantasy world, conspiracy, gratuitous violence, betrayal, pornography, depression, art, danger, visceral, greed, sexualized violence, little red riding hood, dialogue, rebellion, loneliness, assassination, suicide, runaway, vigilantism, distopia, philosophy, resistance fighter, social issues, terror, suicide mission, resistance, politician, idealism, vigilante, deadly, intrigue, siblings relations, haunted by the past
Place: japan, tokyo, poland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
Movie in collections
When Marnie Was There
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, melancholic, stylized, serious, heartbreaking, light, scenic, psychological, enigmatic, sentimental, sweet, breathtaking, dark, clever, interesting, colourful, talky, surreal, surprise ending, dramatic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, imaginary friend, loneliness, unlikely friendships, coming of age, secrets, relationships, fantasy world, magic realism, childhood, coming-of-age, imagination, storytelling, adolescence, young girl, haunted by the past, village, supernatural, love story, obsession, beautiful scenery, mystery, runaway, mentor, lake or river, photograph, flashback, self discovery, art, vengeance, chase, dialogue, family, creativity, prejudice, tragedy, destiny, transformation, firefly, alter ego, twists & turns, fight scenes, catastrophe, misfit, youth, friends, ghost, social misfits, grandmother, diary
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
 7.1
 2K
Tokyo Fist
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Style: surreal, stylized, disturbing, dark humor, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, bloody, art house, enigmatic, harsh, brutal, biting, cynical, reflective, talky, meditative, macabre, ironic, psychological, artsy, bleak, breathtaking, sexual, cerebral, erotic, inspirational, dramatic, psychedelic
Plot: obsession, violence, vengeance, gory, brutality, visceral, cyberpunk, athlete's life, loneliness, surrealism, redemption, violent, revenge, pornography, existentialism, destructive relationship, mentor, splatter, art, love triangle, dialogue, sexualized violence, catastrophe, life philosophy, rivalry, transformation, life & death, sexual abuse, couples, storytelling, stylish, betrayal, relationships, multiple storylines, moral ambiguity, fantasy world, childhood, dreams, adaptation, culture clash, life, dark hero, blood on wall, punching bag, boxing gloves, disfigured face, boxing ring, mutilation, maggot, decomposing body
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 7.7
 11K
Tekkonkinkreet
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, colourful, atmospheric, bleak, melancholic, bloody, enigmatic, psychedelic, reflective, cerebral, talky, macabre, harsh, dark, breathtaking, disturbing, heartbreaking, lyrical, surreal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban, gang, gangsters, homeless, life & death, heroic mission, childhood, cyberpunk, stylish, violence, art, firefly, brutality, good versus evil, loneliness, minotaur, yakuza, flying, giant robots, corruption, violent, fantasy world, gangster, character study, storytelling, runaway, crimes, transformation, imagination, insanity, visceral, friendship, adventure, danger, catastrophe, creativity, vengeance, segregation, mentor, escapades, crime, adaptation, life philosophy, depression, culture clash, idealism, heroes, rivalry, orphan, mischievous children
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
Robot Carnival
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, enigmatic, surreal, lyrical, exciting, talky, melancholic, meditative, breathtaking, light, cynical, harsh, atmospheric, cerebral, disturbing, dark humor, macabre, art house, biting, dramatic, artsy, philosophical
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, robot, a.i., androids, male nudity, giant robots, androids and robots, artist, runaway, fantasy world, brutality, imagination, obsession, sexual abuse, mentor, man versus machine, culture clash, greed, cyborgs, life & death, solitude, anthology, dreams, art, nudity (full frontal - brief), animals, catastrophe, secret lover, robot as menace, giant robot, amusement park, scientist, classic car, escapades, psychiatry, multiple storylines, creativity, character study, fight scenes, insanity, music, childhood, pornography, dialogue, heroes, surrealism, memory, crime gone awry, distopia, murder
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
Afro Samurai: Resurrection
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Style: futuristic, stylized, surreal, bloody, serious, gloomy, suspense, intense, colourful, psychological, interesting, exciting, talky, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic, dark humor, sexy, harsh, reflective, tense, dark, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, light, twist ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, hip hop, vengeance, ninja, violence, martial arts, cyborgs, stylish, revenge, criminal's revenge, violent, blood, fight scenes, psychology, storytelling, brutality, lone wolves, adventure, visceral, splatter, crime, sword fight, dialogue, sexualized violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), gore, dark hero, master warrior, assassin, male nudity, chase, betrayal, justice, culture clash, mentor, corruption, guilt, technology, giant robots, death, pornography, transformation, adaptation, twists & turns, runaway, murder, gory, weapons, insanity, police investigation
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
Movie in collections
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, meditative, reflective, serious, cerebral, enigmatic, breathtaking, melancholic, talky, captivating, art house, philosophical, bleak, stylized, harsh, absurd, colourful, artsy, mind bending, light, lyrical, emotional, psychological, dark
Plot: artist, catastrophe, dreams, childhood, danger, storytelling, art, imagination, existentialism, surrealism, life, loneliness, hopes, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, transformation, philosophy, life & death, guilt, mentor, death, fantasy world, environment, first contact, demons, nuclear power plant, solitude, mythology, creativity, greed, volcano, child, visceral, dialogue, chaos, aging, apocalypse, weapons, nature, mental illness, idealism, technology, legends and myths, tunnel, painting, wise man, nuclear holocaust, objects come to life, nuclear threat, suit and tie
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mount fuji, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, touching, melancholic, serious, reflective, surreal, colourful, breathtaking, enigmatic, meditative, art house, talky, heartbreaking, lyrical, light, dramatic, emotional, bleak, harsh, macabre
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, firefly, childhood, storytelling, imagination, parents and children, bamboo, princess, art, in the woods, fantasy world, life, transformation, loneliness, adolescence, imaginary, tragedy, self discovery, creativity, friendship, japanese woman, destiny, youth, mentor, character study, unlikely friendships, vengeance, idealism, coming-of-age, obsession, wilderness, greed, culture clash, family relations, artist, brutality, police investigation, catastrophe, beautiful scenery, life & death, runaway, surrealism, poetry, emperor, wooing, folk tale, frog, 2d animation, nature, bird
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
 6.6
 13K
Pulse
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Style: scary, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, psychological, serious, dark, frightening, melancholic, enigmatic, disturbing, meditative, bleak, tense, surreal, macabre, suspense, talky, philosophical, bad ending, reflective, cerebral, asian horror, harsh
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, internet, supernatural, suicide, isolation, ghosts, ghost, loneliness, visceral, apocalypse, computers and web, existentialism, computer, student, splatter, mystery, catastrophe, depression, confined, end of the world, demons, death, dialogue, first contact, technology, drinking, transformation, obsession, maze, twists & turns, alternate reality, solitude, mentor, storytelling, brutality, creativity, haunted house, police investigation, dreams, adaptation, technophobia, plastic bag, urban decay, lifestyle, suicide by jumping, florist, shadow, missing, liquid, alone
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, asia, latin america, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
 6.6
 16K
Suicide Club
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, offbeat, disturbing, art house, bloody, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic, ironic, absurd, harsh, macabre, melancholic, dark humor, stylized, reflective, brutal, satirical, bad ending, non-linear, atmospheric, artsy, surprise ending, meditative, philosophical, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, gory, police investigation, surrealism, splatter, supernatural ability, brutality, death, cult, life & death, pornography, chaos and mayhem, mystery, visceral, violence, existentialism, violent, gore, vengeance, gratuitous violence, insanity, hospital, kidnapping, blood, police, mentor, website, youth, investigation, art, torture, male nudity, storytelling, eye candy, secrets, dialogue, runaway, sexualized violence, police corruption, family drama, twists & turns, creativity, stylish, crazy, catastrophe, women, life philosophy, culture clash, crimes, short skirt
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
 7.8
 30K
Confessions
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Style: stylized, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, tense, twists and turns, serious, dark, melancholic, talky, cerebral, brutal, surreal, dramatic, intense, suspense, realistic, clever, reflective, enigmatic, interesting, non-linear, dark humor, emotional, art house, suspenseful, depressing, colourful, artsy, bloody, macabre
Plot: vengeance, murder, revenge, unlikely criminals, storytelling, mentor, violence, twists & turns, brutality, teacher, psychology, stylish, school, bullying, loneliness, gory, violent, justice, childhood, secrets, death, sexualized violence, visceral, obsession, crime, adolescence, betrayal, vigilante, teachers and students, existentialism, redemption, character study, destiny, dialogue, tragedy, moral ambiguity, morality, life & death, art, death in the family, serial killer, mystery, japanese schoolgirl, child murder, crimes, mini skirt, deadly, short skirt, mentally unstable, dealing with death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   31%
 

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 7.3
 3K
Dead Leaves
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Style: stylized, enigmatic, serious, surreal, humorous, brutal, macabre, psychedelic, harsh, talky, futuristic, light, disturbing, ironic, colourful, dark humor, bloody, art house, breathtaking, sexual, cynical, interesting, atmospheric, absurd, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, brutality, good versus evil, violence, insanity, moon, gunfight, art, classic car, relationships, pornography, irreverent, androids and robots, storytelling, creativity, vengeance, nudity (topless - notable), visceral, character study, violent, imagination, fugitives, crazy, culture clash, loneliness, mob, cloning, mentor, robot, surrealism, obsession, adolescence, gangsters, sex, assassination, runaway, organized crime, sexualized violence, corruption, splatter, sexual humor, criminal, superhero, hitman, life & death, clones, stylish, artist, screwball, unlikely friendships
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
Wings of Honneamise
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, melancholic, futuristic, breathtaking, enigmatic, tense, suspense, talky, disturbing, surreal, atmospheric, inspirational, bloody, cerebral, dark, interesting, dramatic, psychological, reflective
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, assassination, space program, future dystopia, adventure, fighting the system, violent, giant robots, heroic mission, fantasy world, space opera, art, rape, animals, violence, sexualized violence, greed, assassin, brutality, culture clash, corruption, alternate world, parallel world, religion, imagination, creativity, stylish, mentor, secrets, alternate universe, technology, danger, police investigation, vengeance, stereotypes, catastrophe, parallel universe, runaway, male nudity, dialogue, distopia, visceral, loneliness, gory, character study, paranoid, heroes, transformation, death, storytelling
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
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