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Tideland (2005)
 6.3
 34K
Tideland (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.
Style: surreal, disturbing, psychedelic, bleak, dark fantasy, atmospheric, psychological, controversial, mind bending, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroin, isolation, imagination, mental illness, surrealism, mentally challenged, imaginary friend, child neglect, addiction, insanity, drug addiction, abandoned house, loneliness, childhood, drug abuse, life is a bitch, secret, death, friendship, girl, drug use, dead father, child in peril, taxidermy, death by overdose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austin texas, denmark, texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out weird, stylized, surreal and atmospheric films with plots about storytelling, surrealism, brutality, imagination, dialogue, hallucination and life & death mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Tideland: Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Enter the Void (2009), The Holy Mountain (1973), Eraserhead (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Style: psychedelic, experimental, surreal, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, drugs, music, rock and roll, teacher, surrealism, loss of father, hallucination, drug addiction, childhood, corporal punishment, rock music ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 60s
Place: england, europe, london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 676K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, dark fantasy, surreal, gothic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, mythology, fantasy world, maze, legends and myths, cruelty, creature, good versus evil, macabre, alternate reality, young heroes, fairy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: spain, canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 83K
Enter the Void (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Japan
Duration: 161 min.
Story: This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta). When Oscar is killed by ...
Style: psychedelic, art house, atmospheric, philosophical, meditative ...
Audience: adult
Plot: surrealism, drugs, hallucination, stripper, afterlife, drug trip, sex, trippy, drug use, incest, lsd, explicit sex ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Holy Mountain (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Mexican master leads a Christ figure and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men. The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky's flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The ...
Style: psychedelic, surreal, disturbing, art house, experimental ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, male nudity, trippy, enlightenment, alchemist, female nudity, surrealism, cult, bird, mountain, insanity, existentialism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 120K
Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Style: surreal, art house, experimental, psychological, avant garde ...
Plot: surrealism, nightmare, insanity, existentialism, baby, cult, psychology, art, loneliness, eccentricity, psychosis, factory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 6K
Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, children, supernatural, visceral, serial killer, transformation, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, alternate reality, coming of age, supernatural ability, boy ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world of fake castles and anthropomorphic rodents, an epic battle begins when an unemployed father's sanity is challenged by a chance encounter with two underage girls on holiday.
Style: surreal, disturbing, enigmatic, art house, psychedelic ...
Plot: amusement park, hallucination, surrealism, disneyland, paranoia, dysfunctional family, losing-it hero, disorder, parents and children, adultery, middle aged man, loss of job ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 45K
Byzantium (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, atmospheric, dark, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, prostitution, supernatural, fall in love, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, supernatural romance, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, immortality, female vampire, monster ...
Time: 18th century, 21st century
Place: england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 272K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, dark ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, paranoia, isolation, wilderness, suspense, family bonds, black magic, curses spells and rituals, insanity ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century
Place: new england, canada, new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lovely Bones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
Style: emotional, surreal, psychological, serious, dark ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, rape, pedophile, loss of daughter, death in the family, investigation, missing child, suspense, murder mystery, death of child, loss of family member ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, pennsylvania, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 32K
I Kill Giants (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium, Denmark, UK, Sweden, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sophia, a new high school student, tries to make friends with Barbara, who tells her that β€œshe kills giants,” protecting this way her hometown and its inhabitants, who do not understand her strange behavior.
Style: sad, psychological, atmospheric, rough, dramatic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: giant, escape from reality, imagination, school, teenage girl, death of mother, illness, bully, teenager, superhero, supernatural, psychologist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 48K
Men (2022)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, Harper retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping to find a place to heal. But someone β€” or something β€” from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her, and what begins as simmering ...
Style: surreal, slasher, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: intruder, loss of husband, countryside, body horror, domestic violence, death of husband, suspense, pregnancy, suicide, supernatural, travel, grieving ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 1K
Celia (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in mid 1950s Australia, with the fear of communism in the air and the country's farmlands overrun by a plague of rabbits, the film depicts a long hot summer seen through the eyes and over-active imagination of nine year old Celia. Shaken by ...
Style: slasher, stylized, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: coming of age, corporal punishment, girl, folklore, child, nightmare, children, childhood, women, woman with a gun, mental disorder, suburbs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Company of Wolves (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, surreal, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: werewolf, surrealism, woman in danger, supernatural, grandmother, legends and myths, beast, wolf, dangerous attraction, dream, girl, little red riding hood ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 8K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: insanity, surrealism, seance, cult, hallucination, demon, mind game, obsession, brutality, mad scientist, ghost, writers ...
Time: 19th century, regency period, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 53K
Naked Lunch (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa.
Style: psychedelic, disturbing, psychological, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: hallucination, drugs, surrealism, addiction, drug addiction, drug addict, cockroach, insect, homosexuality, drug abuse, giant insect, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1953
Place: usa, new york, canada, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 29K
Tale of Tales (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, dark fantasy, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: medieval, witch, beautiful scenery, magic, castle, ogre, fantasy world, monster, fight scenes, king, violence, imagination ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, depressing, emotional ...
Audience: kids, adult
Plot: addiction, drugs, heroin, insanity, drug addiction, mental illness, junkie, hallucination, drug abuse, depression, loneliness, drug addict ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 47K
Holy Motors (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: We follow 24 hours in the life of a being moving from life to life like a cold and solitary assassin moving from hit to hit. In each of these interwoven lives, the being possesses an entirely distinct identity: sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, ...
Style: surreal, art house, psychedelic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surrealism, existentialism, limousine, creativity, life & death, obsession, multiple storylines, hidden identity, double life, unfulfillment, power relations, lifestyle change ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.1
 695K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, psychedelic, captivating, stylized, controversial ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug addiction, drugs, existentialism, dark humor, british, junkie, drug abuse, counterculture, life is a bitch, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, sweet, dark ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, bullying, supernatural, loneliness, coming of age, snow, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, child vampire, friendship, murder, child, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.
Style: emotional, touching, stylized, light, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, mischievous children, monster, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, creature, children, coming of age, imagination, loneliness, youth, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.4
 1.0M
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, disturbing, psychedelic ...
Plot: isolation, hotel, insanity, ghost, psychopath, supernatural, suspense, snow, imaginary friend, evil, winter, caretaker ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1920s, 70s
Place: colorado, denver colorado, usa, florida, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 8K
Spiral (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small town in Japan, Kirie comes upon her boyfriend's father silently videotaping a snail. Later, the mans obsession with spirals becomes more and more bizarre, ending in his suicide in a washing machine which turn his body into a spiral. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, small town, surrealism, insanity, transformation, curse, curses spells and rituals, body horror, macabre, cult, cosmic horror ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.2
 49K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, dark ...
Plot: insanity, body horror, obsession, identical twins, twins, drug addiction, mental illness, love triangle, addiction, mistaken identity, drugs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1988, 80s, 50s ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island. During "the hour of the wolf" - between midnight and dawn - he tells his wife about his most painful ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, bleak, disturbing, gothic ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, artist, isolation, suspense, existentialism, obsession, mental illness, island, diary, nightmare, macabre ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: scandinavia, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.7
 23K
Mirrormask (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, dark, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, date night, teen fantasy, kids ...
Plot: magic, alternate reality, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, circus, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, alternate dimension, good versus evil, save the kingdom, surrealism, artist ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.6
 54K
Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, rape, surrealism, insanity, hallucination, murder, schizophrenia, delusion, isolation, repression, female protagonist, nightmare ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.4
 7K
Leolo (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an imaginative boy who pretends he is the child of a sperm-laden Sicilian tomato upon which his mother accidentally fell.
Style: surreal, disturbing, art house, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, masturbation, insanity, bestiality, crazy, surrealism, dysfunctional family, dark humor, magic realism, imagination, youth, children ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, Ana, a sensitive seven-year-old girl in a rural Spanish hamlet is traumatized after a traveling projectionist screens a print of James Whale's 1931 "Frankenstein" for the village. The ...
Style: art house, surreal, atmospheric, sexy, political ...
Plot: childhood, coming of age, spanish civil war, children, surrealism, art, existentialism, imagination, magic realism, innocence lost, youth, civil war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: spain, iberian peninsula, tokyo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%