Movies like The Doll 1962

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The Doll (1962)
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The Doll (1962)
Original name: Vaxdockan
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A lonely night watchman at a department store develops a fixation on one of the store's mannequins. He soon steals her and brings her to his home, where he can be with her all the time. One day, she comes to life...
Plot: mannequin, night watchman, mental breakdown, loneliness, robbery, imaginary friend
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe

Most similar movies to The Doll

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, thought provoking and surreal films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), surrealism, loneliness, female nudity, storytelling, husband wife relationship and male nudity mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Doll: Face to Face (1976), Ann and Eve (1970), The Heist (1961), The Women on the Roof (1989), Details (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Face to Face (1976)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sensitive exploration of the tragic irony of the psychiatrist suffering with mental illness.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative
Plot: hospital, attempted rape, suicide attempt, mental breakdown, hallucination, family problems, couples, hysteria, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 70s
Place: eastern europe
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Ann and Eve (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Yugoslavia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story concerns the Yugoslavian holiday of two toothsome Swedish girls. One of the girls, played by Maria Liljedahl, is (metaphorically speaking) a world-champion in the promiscuity sweepstakes, bedding men (and women) in great profusion. ...
Style: erotic
Plot: eroticism, nudity (full frontal - brief), film critic, orgy, female nudity, director, dwarf, lesbian, sex, organ, murder, holiday ...
Place: eastern europe, former yugoslavia
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73%
 6.0
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The Heist (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four young criminals are planning a heist against a racecourse and in order to obtain a seed capital they rob a gambling den. They celebrate the successful heist by throwing a party but it turns out to be a lot of disagreement within the group.
Plot: escape, robbery, caper, illegal gambling, swindle, alcoholic, cat, prison escape, ambulance, ferry, hotel, heist ...
Place: eastern europe
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58%
The Women on the Roof (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An innocent and beautiful girl, Linnea rents an apartment in Stockholm just before WWI. As she works for an old man who owns a photography studio she meets Anna, a photographer with whom she develops a complex friendship. Anna’s circus-performer ...
Plot: affair, threesome, nudity (full frontal - brief), photographer, female nudity, lesbian sex, lesbianism, female photographer, butt naked, woman in bathtub, large format camera, taking a photograph ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden, europe
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53%
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Details (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Emma, a young author, goes to see Erik, the publishing editor whom she's sent her debut novel. Their meeting leads to a love affair. The middle-aged Erik leaves his wife. What Erik doesn't know is that Emma recently began a relationship ...
Plot: love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), middle class, male nudity, butt naked, male in shower, pubic hair
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Who Saw Him Die? (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sören Mårtensson is a middle school teacher. His classroom occupied by half-grown children. His work is tormenting him and at night he is haunted by nightmares.
Style: mind bending, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: school, teacher, dedicated educator, mischievous children, mentally unstable, youth, disorder, power relations, teachers and students, nudity (full frontal - brief), schoolboy, sea ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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51%
About Endlessness (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendor and banality, guided by a Scheherazade-esque narrator. Inconsequential moments have the same significance as historical events. Simultaneously an ode and a lament, presents a ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, psychological, anthology, contemplative
Plot: surrealism, meaning of life, reflection, family history, ambiguity, sin, cautionary tale, love and romance, life, destiny, interlinked stories
Place: scandinavia, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
We Are (Dead) (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely private investigator is contacted by a mysterious woman who pulls him into a mind game known as “telephone walking”. Fascinated by her voice, Aloys discovers an imaginary universe that allows him to break out of his isolation.
Plot: private detective, suicidal, morgue, turtle, videotaping, corpse, zookeeper, couples, a vision, imaginary friend, seal the animal, zoo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Between Summers (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Torun and Mikael have been married for a few years. When vacationing on the Danish coast, their young son Melker accidentally drowns. Torun initially blames her sister, who was supposed to supervise her children. Later she turns her anger and grief ...
Plot: family relations, mourning, grief, aunt nephew relationship, beach, adultery, tragedy, sea, infidelity, death of son, summer, sister sister relationship ...
Place: denmark, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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39%
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Paper Star (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna Kelanen is an ex-model, who just has been released from prison. She thinks back on her life, when she was a rather successful model, and on the things that went wrong.
Plot: female nudity, jail cell, interrogation, abuse, reporter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, publicity, domestic violence, mannequin, journalist, male female friendship, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: stockholm sweden, finland, helsinki finland, eastern europe
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37%
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The Marsh (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two social outcasts in 19th century Eastern Europe, Alexandre and Ulysse, become friends and settle down to live alone on the edge of a marsh that is reputedly haunted by demons, monsters and goblins. These two men have been outcasts all their ...
Plot: monster, village, demon, friends, friendship, farmer, murder, friend, pariah, disfigurement, goblin, nomad ...
Time: 19th century
Place: eastern europe
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36%
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Dream City (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A married couple of artists move to a utopian town known for its absolute freedom, but behind the surface perversion and violence are spreading.
Plot: abstract art, distopia, female nudity, surrealism, small town, utopia, city, dwarf, desert, camel, dream, destruction ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: nobel prize, novelist, writers, infidelity, professor, aspiring writer, sexism, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1958, year 1968, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, eastern europe, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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34%
 5.5
 461
Jack (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jack spends his days smoking pot, drinking and hitting on girls together with his friends. As opposed to his friends, Jack actually knows what he wants to do with his life, he wants be an author. After a long summer together with his friends Jack ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), friends, writer's life, buddies, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, writers, drugs, male nudity, bohemian, urban, drinking alcohol
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
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Kosmos (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Turkey, Bulgaria
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Too much happens too many times in this potentially brilliant parable.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, entertaining, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: healing power, social relations, miraculous event, love affair, hopes, thief, small town, self discovery, supernatural ability, newcomer, heroes, love and romance ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Creatures (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a road accident, a writer, Edgar, and his wife, Mylène, take up residence on an island off the coast of France to recuperate. Edgar soon recovers from his injuries and begins writing his next novel, seeking inspiration from the local people. ...
Style: serious, stylized, psychological, contemplative
Plot: village, pregnancy, artists and showbiz, writer's life, misfit, mute or deaf, island, fish out of water, couple relations, village life, chess, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Montenegro (1981)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marilyn Jordan, an American, lives in Stockholm with her Swedish husband and family. Her behavior is bizarre, perhaps mad: she poisons the dog's milk and advises the dog not to drink it; she sets the sheets afire as her husband sleeps; she ...
Style: sexy, humorous, surreal, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), immigrants, family relations, mental illness, housewife, gypsy, dark humor, sexual content, couples, repression, family problems, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: stockholm sweden, former yugoslavia, sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 105
Doctor Glas (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Doktor Glas finds himself attracted to a young woman, married to a corrupt clergyman. She's miserable in her marriage, so he agrees to help in anyway he can. But he is quickly torn between passion and morality. The story is based on the 1905 ...
Plot: male female relationship, husband wife relationship, flashback, doctor, death, love, older man younger woman relationship, murder, murder of wife, death of wife, love triangle, wife abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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I, a Woman, Part II (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Newly married to a sexually perverted German millionaire, Siv submits herself to endless degradation before discovering that her husband harbors a diabolical secret.
Plot: marriage, millionaire, sadist, cuckold, ex nazi, lesbian sex, suicide attempt, unhappy marriage, cheating wife, adultery, racist, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Thailand, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a ...
Style: atmospheric, meditative, surreal, disturbing, visually appealing ...
Plot: reincarnation, jungle, introspection, haunted by the past, supernatural, dealing with death, hopes, ghost, surrealism, family relations, existentialism, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, tokyo, japan
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30%
 6.8
 7K
Nine Days (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A reclusive man conducts a series of interviews with human souls for a chance to be born.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, unusual plot structure, melancholic, philosophical
Plot: destiny, humanity, life philosophy, life & death, mentor, redemption, alone in the world, recluse, haunted by the past, forgiveness, loneliness, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Miracles of the Namiya General Store (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 2012, Atsuya (Ryosuke Yamada) and his 2 childhood friends do something bad and run into an old general store. They decide to stay there until the morning. Late into the night, Atsuya sees a letter in the mailbox. The letter is addressed to the ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, entertaining
Plot: abandoned, advice, letter, store, time warp, time paradox, magical object, magic, changing the past or future, miraculous event, time loop, career woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 3K
Hunger (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published. All he meets is defeat and suffering while his sense of reality is withering. One moment he is delighted and the next ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, emotional
Plot: unemployment, hopes, writers, hunger, dark humor, charity, on the road, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, society, life is a bitch, writer's life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: norway, europe, oslo norway, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.9
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Drop Dead Fred (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Elizabeth returns to her mother's home after her marriage breaks up, she recreates her imaginary childhood friend, Fred, to escape from the trauma of losing her husband and her job. In between the chaos and mayhem that Fred creates, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary friend, mental illness, family relations, childhood memory, misfit, starting over, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, family life, disorder, personal growth ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: spanish civil war, coming of age, cat, civil war, innocence lost, beehive, society, life is a bitch, youth, family relations, imaginary character, oppression ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: spain, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
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Loving Couples (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three expectant mothers think back over their sex lives.
Plot: divorce, doctor, party, promise, horse, servant, student, artist, singer, marriage, painting, friendship ...
Time: 1910s, pre world war one, year 1915
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
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Animals (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pol is a teenager with a seemingly calm life: he lives with his brother and is still in high school. However, Pol has a secret: Deerhoof, a cuddly teddy bear who thinks, moves around and with whom he shares his best moments. Life goes on as normal ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: gay teenager, teddy bear, teenage life, friendship, imaginary character, adolescence vs adulthood, supernatural, love and romance, surrealism, brother brother relationship, toy comes to life, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 377
God Willing (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a couple of chance encounters the nightly meetings with Juli become the most important thing in Juan's life. God willing, fantasy can become reality.
Plot: immigrants, innocence, love
Time: 70s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 164
Anna (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A doctor, her daughter, and her young housekeeper spend their summer on a remote island.
Plot: chambermaid, emptiness, women in society, doctor, single woman, male female relationship, alienation, loneliness, career woman, older woman younger man relationship, sea, female nudity ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A disturbed,institutionalized 16-year-old girl struggles between fantasy and reality.
Style: surreal, tense, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), power relations, self control, life is a bitch, youth, misfit, hopes, confined, teenage life, doctors and patients ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%