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 stylized, serious, futuristic and atmospheric films with plots about imaginary, heroes, danger, escapades, adventure, rivalry and heroic mission mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb: Time Masters (1982), 9 (2009), Gandahar (1987), Fantastic Planet (1973), Kaena: The Prophecy (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 5K
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, rescue, child in peril, adventure, space and aliens, dealing with death, imaginary, escapades, chases and races, danger, deadly, daring rescue ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 132K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: steampunk, vestiges of humanity, post apocalypse, fate of humanity, apocalypse, man versus machine, technology gone awry, parallel world, survival, save the world, friendship, danger ...
Time: future, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: utopia, mutant, nudity (full frontal - brief), robot, surrealism, invasion, experiment gone awry, life is a bitch, technology gone awry, uncover truth, imaginary kingdom, investigation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, futuristic, adult animation, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, nudity (full frontal - brief), pets, rebelliousness, revolution, injustice, nosy, danger, graphic violence, heroic mission, captivity, orphan ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Kaena: The Prophecy (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Compelled by a mysterious force, Kaena, a rebellious, high-spirited teenage girl will defy the High Priest and her people's ancestral beliefs to take the perilous journey through the Axis and discover what dark secrets lie beyond the clouds.
Style: stylized, futuristic, atmospheric, light, colourful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: cloud, future dystopia, rescue, village, adventure, save the world, supernatural, space travel, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, space and aliens, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 396
Taxandria (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: young prince is taken for tuition at a seaside hotel but there quickly bores and wanders off to visit a nearby lighthouse. Befriended by the keeper, he learns of a secret world he can see inside the light of the lamp - the world of Taxandria ruled ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, serious, offbeat, surreal ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: friends, adventure, young heroes, escapades, rescue, imaginary kingdom, romance, fall in love, youth, distopia, love and romance, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, heroic mission, time travel, future dystopia, chaos, escapades, danger, imaginary, a.i., apocalypse, changing the past or future, environmental ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: humorous, futuristic, surreal, 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 ⇓
51%
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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, adventure, heroes, save the world, a.i., escapades, danger, dark past, soldier, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: future, 2030s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, serious
Plot: androids and robots, hacker, cyberspace, imaginary, adventure, politics, investigation, crimes, terrorism, future dystopia, danger, government agency ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, heroic mission, steampunk, adventure, save the day, uncover truth, self discovery, world domination, androids and robots, society ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Plot: twins, supernatural, chaos, imaginary, danger, alien encounter, escapades, heroes, survival, infected, adventure, mind control ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, heroic mission, plague, technology gone awry, survival, future dystopia, memory loss, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, time travel, catastrophe, chaos ...
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
New Getter Robo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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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, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., adventure, mad scientist, heroic mission, rivalry, save the world, escapades, space travel, heroes, disorder, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: space travel, androids and robots, apocalypse, save the world, imaginary, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, worldwide chaos, father son relationship ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, apocalypse, adventure, save the world, leadership, heroic mission, society, chaos, future dystopia, danger, escapades, resistance ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 2000s
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, survival, battles, chaos, heroes, danger, escapades, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, pirate, adventure, space wars, battles, rebelliousness, society, rebellion, hopes, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.6
 15K
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, steampunk, chaos, life is a bitch, space travel, gun ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 10K
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, fairy, assassin, elf, sword fight, robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 71K
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, technology gone awry, alternate reality, danger, a.i., cyberspace, fighting the system, uncover truth, imaginary, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, epic, stylized, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the world, steampunk, apocalypse, toxic, ecology, adventure, princess, airplane, giant, post apocalypse, coming of age, war ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, giant, post apocalypse, apocalypse, imaginary, danger, escapades, good versus evil, man versus machine, heroic mission, future dystopia, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Godkiller: Walk Among Us (2010)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Even in a postapocalyptic future in which Earth has been colonized by aliens, humans need hearts to live, so when an orphan boy's sister needs a new one, he'll go to just about any length to get it in this "illustrated film" from ...
Style: bleak, captivating, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, danger, society, chaos, future dystopia, heart, imaginary, escapades, space and aliens, wasteland, sibling relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 562
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, danger, destiny, society, save the world, rivalry, a.i., imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, chaos, society, future dystopia, corporate crimes, danger, life is a bitch, mind control, distopia, surveillance, bomb, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: europe, paris france, scandinavia, eastern europe, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.4
 982K
WALL·E (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: feel good, exciting, futuristic, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, robot, outer space, adventure, future dystopia, happy ending, imaginary, ecological disaster, spacecraft, contamination, determination, earth ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Naomi Armitage and Ross Sylibus have changed their names and live with their daughter Yoko as a happy and normal family on Mars — until an android riot breaks out at an anti-matter plant on Earth.
Style: stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, androids and robots, mars, violence, robot, good versus evil, adventure, future dystopia, a.i., imaginary, master villain, apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, rough, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, a.i., supernatural, man versus machine, adventure, crimes, ghost, chaos, life is a bitch, investigation, rescue, woman in danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: supernatural, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, parallel world, survival, danger, heroes, adventure, deadly creature, escapades, monster, store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%