Movies like The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb

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The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993)
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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, serious, futuristic, experimental, stylized, claymation, psychotronic, visually appealing ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, apocalypse, survival, adventure, time travel, heroes, supernatural, plague, kidnapping, rich and poor, rescue, a.i., life is a bitch, dangerous animal, escapades, society, chaos, experiment gone awry, disorder, siblings relations, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, imaginary kingdom ...
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, escapades, heroes, danger, adventure, chaos and heroic mission mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb: Time Masters (1982), Gandahar (1987), Memories (1995), Metropolis (2001), Origin: Spirits of the Past (2006). 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, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, evil alien, rescue, child in peril, space travel, adventure, fish out of water, heroic mission, distant planet, disorder, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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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, futuristic, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: utopia, mutant, nudity (full frontal - brief), robot, surrealism, invasion, experiment gone awry, disorder, distant planet, chaos, genetic engineering, man versus machine ...
Time: future, distant future
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81%
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Memories (1995)
Genre: Animation, 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: surreal, exciting, futuristic, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, outer space, space travel, adventure, memories, escapades, chaos, life is a bitch, steampunk, war, violent, poison gas ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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67%
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Metropolis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
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, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: metropolis, steampunk, robot, megalomaniac, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, save the day, uncover truth, adventure, self discovery, androids and robots, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: heroes, time travel, heroic mission, chaos, a.i., escapades, apocalypse, future dystopia, changing the past or future, environmental, moon, society ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, save the world, adventure, heroes, a.i., escapades, dark past, destiny, alien encounter, future dystopia, apocalypse ...
Time: 2030s, future
Place: latin america
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65%
AniMen - Triton Force (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Over time, the people residing on Swampland began to take on new forms, their modified DNA altering their physiology to better suit their new environment. Generations passed and their original forms were forgotten; these humans had evolved into a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, future dystopia, battles, outer space, supernatural, obsessive quest, military, space and aliens, culture clash, mutant, society, space travel ...
Time: future
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63%
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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: surreal, humorous, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, rescue, future dystopia, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, escapades, survival, cloning, robot, surrealism ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: twins, chaos, supernatural, escapades, alien encounter, heroes, adventure, infected, survival, mind control, zombie, imagination ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, serious, stylized, futuristic, atmospheric
Plot: androids and robots, hacker, crimes, adventure, investigation, politics, terrorism, future dystopia, cyberspace, undercover, fighting crime, a.i. ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: japan
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60%
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, adventure, a.i., heroic mission, rivalry, mad scientist, battles, society, heroes, future dystopia, technology gone awry, master villain ...
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59%
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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: ecology, save the world, steampunk, post apocalypse, apocalypse, environmentalism, toxic, princess, adventure, airplane, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Plot: contamination, save the world, apocalypse, heroic mission, leadership, adventure, society, chaos, future dystopia, escapades, resistance, environmentalism ...
Time: future, 2000s, 22nd century
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, post apocalypse, disaster, catastrophe, chaos, time travel, plague, technology gone awry, heroic mission, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, adventure, rivalry, a.i., future dystopia, chaos, battles, society, survival, heroes, escapades, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (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, homosexual subtext, future dystopia, save the world, space travel, worldwide chaos, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, escapades, apocalypse, father son relationship ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, battles, space wars, space battle, society, rebelliousness, space and aliens, rebellion ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Wizards (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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, serious, exciting ...
Plot: elf, good versus evil, magic, surrealism, mutant, world war two, twins, sword fight, robot, assassin, twin brother, wizards ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, distopia, society, chaos, corporate crime, life is a bitch, future dystopia, corporate crimes, mind control, dystopic future, surveillance, bomb ...
Time: future
Place: europe, scandinavia, paris france, eastern europe, stockholm sweden ...
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53%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, destiny, a.i., society, rivalry, save the world, man versus machine, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, benign alien, time travel, estrangement, wizards and magicians, space and aliens, daring rescue, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: chaos, battles, mutant, disability, computer system, distopia, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, plague, apocalypse, heroic mission, computers and web ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, time travel, heroic mission, rescue, master villain, escapades, rivalry, changing the past or future, cult, space and aliens, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, post apocalypse, apocalypse, giant, escapades, man versus machine, good versus evil, evil alien, heroes, adventure, transformation, fate of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ 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, semi serious, stylized, experimental ...
Plot: supernatural, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, survival, parallel world, adventure, heroes, deadly creature, escapades, monster, forest, store ...
⇓ 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, serious, exciting, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, adventure, crimes, a.i., ghost, man versus machine, supernatural, chaos, investigation, journalism, rescue, race against time ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two years have passed since the final battle with Sephiroth. Though Midgar, city of mako, city of prosperity, has been reduced to ruins, its people slowly but steadily walk the road to reconstruction. However, a mysterious illness called Geostigma ...
Style: visually appealing, clever, suspense, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, warrior, motorcycle chase, creature, future dystopia, androids and robots, rescue, adventure, heroes, plague, fantasy world, friendship ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: philosophy, insanity, loneliness, evil alien, youth, apocalypse, space wars, end of the world, catastrophe, rebirth, disaster, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
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Wave Twisters (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A crew of heroes is determined to save the lost arts of Hip Hop. Break Dancing, Graffiti, MCing, and DJing from total extinction. The lost arts are being oppressed throughout inner-space by lord Ook and his evil minions the Chinheads. The dental ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, surreal, exciting, cult film
Plot: hip hop, ambition, adventure, good versus evil, follow your dream, heroic mission, heroes, survival, escapades, rivalry, battles, parallel world ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
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The Prophecy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade demon Eko and a spectral warrior known as the Karas. Eko has mechanized himself and his followers to defend against the unearthly fury of the Karas; ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, master villain, apocalypse, battles, chaos ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, europe, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%