Movies like The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb

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The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993)
 7.2
 1K
The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A boy born the size of a small doll is kidnapped by a genetic lab and must find a way back to his father in this inventive adventure filmed using stop motion animation techniques.
Style: surreal, fairy tale, atmospheric, offbeat, serious, futuristic, experimental, stylized, claymation, cult film ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, apocalypse, survival, adventure, time travel, fairy, plague, supernatural, heroes, kidnapping, rich and poor, life is a bitch, dangerous animal, a.i., imaginary kingdom, experiment gone awry, danger, society, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, disorder ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, exciting and futuristic films with plots about imaginary, heroes, danger, escapades, chaos, adventure and rivalry mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb: Time Masters (1982), Gandahar (1987), Fantastic Planet (1973), Origin: Spirits of the Past (2006), Blue Gender: The Warrior (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Time Masters (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Switzerland, West Germany, UK, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: On planet Perdide, an attack of giant hornets leaves Piel – a young boy – alone in a wrecked car with his dying father. A mayday message reaches their friend Jaffar, an adventurer travelling through space. On board Jaffar’s shuttle are the ...
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, evil alien, child in peril, rescue, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, survival, heroes, dealing with death, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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95%
 7.1
 4K
Gandahar (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: René Laloux, created Gandahar, his final animated feature film. Based on Jean-Pierre Andrevon’s novel Les Hommes-machines contre Gandahar (The Machine-Men versus Gandahar) This fascinating adult animation combines Laloux’s famous imagination ...
Style: surreal, stylized, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: utopia, mutant, nudity (full frontal - brief), robot, surrealism, invasion, experiment gone awry, disorder, uncover truth, technology gone awry, imaginary kingdom, chaos ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Fantastic Planet (1973)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Fantastic Planet tells the story of “Oms”, human-like creatures, kept as domesticated pets by an alien race of blue giants called “Draags”. The story takes place on the Draags’ planet Ygam, where we follow our narrator, an Om called Terr, ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, adult animation, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: distopia, pets, nudity (full frontal - brief), revolution, injustice, rebelliousness, captivity, heroic mission, state affairs, distant planet, power relations, nosy ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Origin: Spirits of the Past (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It is 300 years into the future. Earth's environment had been devastated by mankind's own foolish plans and humankind is beleaguered by the sentient forests which they have awoken. The world balance is tipped when a young boy named Agito ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: heroic mission, time travel, heroes, imaginary, a.i., escapades, chaos, apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, changing the past or future, environmental ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Blue Gender: The Warrior (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It is a time of chaos. Earth is no longer what it used to be. It has been infested with a bug like species called the Blue. Yuji Kaido, who has a mysterious disease, is put into suspended animation until a cure is found. When he wakes up Yuji learns ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, save the world, a.i., danger, escapades, dark past, apocalypse, destiny, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2030s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 4K
Dead Leaves (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Pandy and Retro awaken naked on Earth with no recollection of their past. They embark on a crime spree in search of food and clothing, but are captured by authorities and sent to the infamous lunar penitentiary named Dead Leaves.
Style: futuristic, surreal, humorous, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, future dystopia, rescue, surrealism, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, superhero, survival, cloning, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 20K
Metropolis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Duke Red has overseen the construction of a massive Ziggurat to extend his power across the whole planet. Tima, a robot-girl built in the image of his deceased daughter, is at the core of these plans. However, after escaping the Duke's clutches ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: metropolis, robot, megalomaniac, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, world domination, adventure, save the day, self discovery, uncover truth, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story takes place in the year 2034, two years after the events in Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG. Female cyborg Major Motoko Kusanagi has left Public Security Section 9, an elite counter-terrorist and anti-crime unit specializing in ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, serious
Plot: androids and robots, hacker, cyberspace, future dystopia, terrorism, politics, crimes, adventure, imaginary, investigation, good versus evil, state affairs ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 7.1
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9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their ...
Style: surreal, adult animation, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: vestiges of humanity, steampunk, post apocalypse, technology gone awry, man versus machine, fate of humanity, apocalypse, save the world, danger, parallel world, survival, heroes ...
Time: future, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
King of Thorn (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the seinen science fiction manga series by Iwahara Yuuji, serialised in Monthly Comic Beam.A mysterious virus, nicknamed Medusa, is spreading around Japan, turning its victims into stone. Given the impossibility of finding an immediate ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, twins, chaos, imaginary, alien encounter, escapades, heroes, danger, adventure, infected, survival, mind control ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Wind Named Amnesia (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A wind has swept the Earth taking all the memories from everyone. No one knows who they are, how to speak, or how to use the tools of modern civilization. Two years later a young man who has been re-educated travels across America on a mysterious ...
Style: serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, heroic mission, technology gone awry, survival, future dystopia, memory loss, apocalypse, plague, catastrophe, chaos, chaos and mayhem, time travel ...
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
New Getter Robo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: New Getter Robot is an anime original video animation co-produced by Dynamic Planning and Bandai Visual. The series is a re-imagining of the 1970s manga Getter Robo, created by Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa, that incorporates aspects of Japanese ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, rivalry, a.i., mad scientist, heroic mission, adventure, battles, escapades, chaos, future dystopia, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 9K
Sky Blue (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. The citizens of Ecoban need to continue creating this ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: contamination, save the world, apocalypse, adventure, leadership, heroic mission, society, future dystopia, chaos, danger, escapades, resistance ...
Time: future, 2000s, 22nd century
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 14 years after third impact, Ikari Shinji awakens to a world he does not remember. He hasn't aged. Much of Earth is laid in ruins, Nerv has been dismantled, and people who he once protected have turned against him. Befriending the enigmatic ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, surreal, futuristic ...
Plot: androids and robots, space travel, imaginary, save the world, future dystopia, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, worldwide chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock and his fearless crew face off against the space invaders who seek to conquer the planet Earth.
Style: futuristic, epic, exciting, tense, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, pirate, adventure, space wars, battles, rebelliousness, society, rebellion, hopes, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, adventure, danger, imaginary, memories, escapades, chaos, life is a bitch, space travel, gun, war ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2044 AD, the human race has amped-up its space exploration and reached out to the stars through the miracle of ROBOTECHNOLOGY, but not without bringing intergalactic war upon the Earth itself. Heroes will die and allegiances will shift. ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, mecha
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., rivalry, adventure, future dystopia, survival, battles, chaos, society, danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 11K
Wizards (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An ambiguous battle between good and evil wages in a post-apocalyptic earth populated by netherworld creatures who have re-emerged after the nuclear winter. Two wizard twin brothers - the evil Blackwolf and the good Avatar - battle for supremacy. ...
Style: epic, surreal, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, magic, surrealism, mutant, post apocalypse, world war two, twins, twin brother, rotoscoping, assassin, sword fight, robot ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Virus Buster Serge (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Virus Buster Serge, known in Japan simply as Virus is a Japanese media franchise. It originated as an adventure game for the Sega Saturn. It was adapted into an anime television series which was directed by Masami Ōbari, produced by J.C.Staff and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: danger, life is a bitch, heroes, save the world, man versus machine, race against time, society, rivalry, distopia, future dystopia, plague, computers and web ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 7K
Metropia (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the near future, oil reserves are nearly depleted and Europe is connected by series of underground tunnels. While navigating these tunnels, Roger hears voices, one in particular. Seeking a way to rid himself of the voice only leads Roger deeper ...
Style: stylized, exciting, futuristic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, distopia, society, chaos, future dystopia, corporate crimes, danger, life is a bitch, mind control, surveillance, bomb, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden, paris france, scandinavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Under constant attack by monstrous creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind, U.N. Special Agency NERV introduces two new EVA pilots to help defend the city of Tokyo-3: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka ...
Style: mecha, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, post apocalypse, apocalypse, giant, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, man versus machine, escapades, evil alien, adventure, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 563
Ark (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The population of the planet Alcyone is split in two; the cultures of the Ceveans and the Storrions are locked in eternal war, destroying their home. Led by their priestess Amiel, the Ceveans constructed the Ark in an attempt to flee their world, ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, danger, escapades, destiny, society, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.4
 72K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Straight from the creators of the groundbreaking Matrix trilogy, this collection of short animated films from the world's leading anime directors fuses computer graphics and Japanese anime to provide the background of the Matrix universe and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, man versus machine, save the world, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, alternate reality, hacker, danger, a.i., androids and robots, cyberspace, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley Of The Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, epic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the world, ecology, steampunk, apocalypse, post apocalypse, environmentalism, toxic, princess, hopes, adventure, airplane, strong female presence ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Thru the Moebius Strip (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future, a young boy travels to an alien world to find his father and learn of his destiny.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary, benign alien, time travel, estrangement, wizards and magicians, space and aliens, daring rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 21K
Immortal (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York City in the year 2095 where genetically altered humans live side by side with unaltered men and women.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, dark fantasy, cyborgs, society, memory loss, heroes, escapades, battles, fantasy world, tombs and skeletons, mutant ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious, experimental ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, good versus evil, parallel world, survival, danger, heroes, adventure, deadly creature, escapades, monster, store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Doctor Who: Lost in the Dark Dimension (2014)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The future? The Earth is dying under the onslaught of industry, the polar caps are melting, the ozone layer is nearly destroyed... To save the planet, the Doctor must overcome the combined forces of some of the most feared of his old adversaries. ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, time travel, heroic mission, cult, changing the past or future, imaginary, danger, master villain, rescue, escapades, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Black Magic M-66 (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A freelance reporter stumbles on a desperate military operation. An army chopper has crashed and its cargo has been activated. Now there are two killer androids running loose in the wilderness and have the daughter of their inventor as their target. ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, chaos, ghost, crimes, adventure, man versus machine, supernatural, a.i., rescue, woman in danger, future dystopia, investigation ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 3K
Neo Tokyo (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Three shorts directed by the same names that brought you Metropolis, Ninja Scroll, and Akira. It begins with “Labyrinth Labyrintos”, a story of a maze in a child's mind, directed by Rintaro. Next Yoshiaki Kawajiri gives us “The Running ...
Style: serious, surreal, exciting, offbeat, bleak ...
Plot: reporter, flood, robot, swamp, clown, cat, supernatural ability, chases and races, danger, escapades, chaos, car race ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%