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The Snake Girl and the Silver-Haired Witch (1968)
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The Snake Girl and the Silver-Haired Witch (1968)
Original name: 蛇娘と白髪魔
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Up until this point, young Sayuri Nanjo has had to live most of her life in a nun-run boarding school for orphans and away from her parents. That's all about to change when her real father mysteriously comes to get her and finally bring her home.
Plot: foster child, housekeeper, catholic orphanage, sister sister relationship, snake woman, stabbed in the chest

Most similar movies to The Snake Girl and the Silver-Haired Witch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about danger, supernatural, escapades, monster, chase, rivalry and surrealism mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Snake Girl and the Silver-Haired Witch: Tex and the Lord of the Deep (1985), The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001), Yatterman (2009), Dead & Breakfast (2004), Legend of the Phoenix (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kitaro and the Millennium Curse (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young women disappear one after another in drizzling rain. They all hear the “cursed song” of the Cage Song before they vanish into thin air. Kitaro and his friends investigate these mysterious cases when they meet Kaede Hiramoto, a high school ...
Style: manga
Plot: curse, monster, eyeball
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Tex and the Lord of the Deep (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the adventures of the hero Tex from the comic strip by Bonelli. An interesting spaghetti-western/fantasy movie that blends magic and mythology with six-guns and stagecoaches.
Plot: native american
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The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Katakuri family has just opened their guest house in the mountains. Unfortunately their first guest commits suicide and in order to avoid trouble they decide to bury him in the backyard. Things get way more complicated when their second guest, a ...
Style: humorous, surreal, psychotronic, semi serious, claymation ...
Plot: mountain, dark humor, zombie, nothing goes right, parents and children, family life, resort, hotel, husband wife relationship, absurdism, salesman, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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66%
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Yatterman (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pieces of a mysterious artefact known as the Skull Stone are scattered across the planet, and they hold the power to reveal the location of the largest deposit of gold in the world. The Doronbo Gang, the villainous trio of the series, are on pursuit ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, archaeologist, escapades, youth, master villain, a.i., young heroes, disappearance ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, asia, norway, tokyo, mount fuji ...
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Dead & Breakfast (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six friends on a road trip stop for the night at a bed and breakfast in the sleepy town of Lovelock. After a night that leaves both the inn's owner and chef dead, the gang finds themselves under suspicion by the local sheriff. But that's ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, murder, fish out of water, small town, crimes, investigation, murder investigation, small town life, wedding, social relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Doctor Strange, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: magic, monster, multiverse, wizards, power, spell, super villain, superhero, sorcerer, villain, surrealism, miraculous event ...
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50%
Legend of the Phoenix (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two magically powerful monks who were separated at birth are reunited to fight the King of Hell.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, martial arts, heroic mission, save the world, folk hero, good versus evil, adventure, obsessive quest, twins, rivalry, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's Superman! (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: TV adaptation of the campy 1960s Broadway musical about the Man of Steel, his friends, his enemies, and his self-image problems.
Plot: superhero, super strength, superhuman powers, suicide attempt, deception, superman character, gangsters, metropolis, female reporter, newspaper reporter, newspaper editor, bomb ...
Time: 70s
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Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, girls' night, horror for children
Plot: monster, good versus evil, magic, werewolf, adventure, youth, fantasy world, escapades, ventriloquist dummy, family, small town, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she ...
Style: light, sincere, atmospheric, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, nanny, disney, family relations, female protagonist, housekeeper, levitation, discipline, family, maid, anthropomorphic animal, imagination ...
Time: 1930s
Place: london, big ben london
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42%
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Dororo (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The hero, Hyakkimaru is a wandering "demon hunter" whose extra body parts -- 48 to be exact -- were grafted onto his head and trunk by a herb doctor who discovered him as an infant, in a process that echoes "Frankenstein" and ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, curse, martial arts, shaman, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, rivalry, decapitation, katana, vengeance, friendship ...
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Dave Made a Maze (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A frustrated artist gets lost inside the cardboard fort he builds in his living room.
Style: surreal, captivating, humorous, exciting, suspense
Plot: maze, trapped, art, surrealism, trap, friendship, rescue, death, paranormal phenomena, monster, photographer, name calling ...
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The Cave of the Silken Web (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Monkey King, Pig and Friar Sand must rescue his master Buddhist monk from seven witches / spiders who believe themselves to be immortal if they eat the monk's flesh. The third part of the Shaw Brothers film series about Monkey King after the ...
Plot: shapeshifter, werewolf, sword fight, buddhism, monk, kung fu, temptation, chinese, opera, monkey king
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sequel to "Goosebumps".
Style: scary, semi serious, bleak, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, giant spider, witch, magical power, monster, transformation, abandoned house, kidnapped, bully, magic, supernatural, paranormal ...
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Horror Story (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film is based on the book of the same title (A Sanguinary Novel) by the very individual Czech painter, typographer, author and philosopher Josef Vachal, who squeezed adventure, love, horror and other parallel episodes into, what is called, ...
Style: parody, macabre, psychotronic, fairy tale, cult film ...
Plot: love, ship, boat, dark humor, aristocrat, forest, corpse, violence, murder, death, multiple deaths, cannibalism ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Skeleton Key 3: The Organ Trail (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: So once again, Nilbog calls to you! It calls you back... Do you hear it? Howard does. And once again he and his band of merry men venture through that covered bridge and back into the world of monsters! With Cornelius still trapped in the town and ...
Style: suspense, humorous, suspenseful, scary, captivating ...
Plot: pirate, fight, evil, battles, king, obsessive quest, friendship, friends, youth, good versus evil, supernatural, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Bread And Circus (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: One man's courage and will to break loose from the system, and the ability of one individual to bring down the kingdom.
Style: allegory, absurd, slasher, splatter
Plot: ufo, oppression, fighting the system, kingdom, revenge, soldier, military, body horror, nonconformity, nudity (full frontal - brief), evil clown, fascism ...
Time: future
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My Babysitter's a Vampire (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Geeky 14-year old Ethan is left to babysit his younger sister, Jane, with his best friend Benny but after Ethan inadvertently puts Jane in harm's way, his parents hire a professional babysitter, the beautiful yet mysterious 17-year-old Sarah ...
Style: humorous, suspense, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, teenager, nanny, vampire bite, immortal, vampire vs vampire, friendship, superhuman powers, good versus evil, supernatural, teenage life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Runestone (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Norse runestone is discovered in Western Pennsylvania. The prophecy upon it tells of the Norse great wolf Fenrir (Fenris), and that its release from the stone will bring about Ragnarok --- the end of the world. Archaeologist Sam Stewart and wife ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, supernatural power, mutant, curses spells and rituals, apocalypse, save the world, viking, chaos and mayhem, legends and myths, heroes, prophecy ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: rescue, small town, bus, the beatles, robot, theft, record producer, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, musician's life, music band, cons and scams ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1910s, 70s ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Gory Gory Hallelujah (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four actors compete for the role of Jesus - a black revolutionary, a bisexual hippie, a Jew, and a feminist. When all four are rejected, they hit the road on bad-ass motorcycles, bound for glory in New York City. But when a run-in with a gang of ...
Style: humorous, absurd, scary, suspense, cult film
Plot: stranded, secret society, conspiracy, hillbilly, road trip, surrealism, absurdism, fight, audition, small town, religion, preacher ...
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Fairy Tales (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On his twenty-first birthday, the Prince goes on a quest that takes him across the land searching for the one woman that gets him sexually excited, Princess Sleeping Beauty.
Style: fairy tale, sex comedy, parody, sexy, hot
Plot: erotic fantasy, group sex, snow white, horny man, sex spoof, peeping tom, lesbianism, king, princess, sex scene, lesbian sex, castle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Highway to Hell (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie and Rachel run away from home to get married in Las Vegas. But they get attacked by a zombie who takes Rachel with him to hell, where she will become one of Satan's brides
Style: scary, semi serious, suspense, humorous, psychotronic ...
Plot: rescue, supernatural, undead, zombie, chase, legends and myths, woman in danger, on the road, adventure, good versus evil, dark humor, devil ...
Place: las vegas, usa
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39%
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Queen Kong (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A female film crew journeys to Africa where a giant ape, Queen Kong, falls in love with the crew's male star.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, psychotronic, sexy
Plot: giant ape, adventure, escapades, mummy, clergy, fall in love, women's liberation, protest, love triangle, nun, giant monster, airplane ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, africa, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Boo (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The friends Emmett, Freddy, Marie, Kevin and his reluctant girlfriend Jessie decide to spend the Halloween night in an abandoned hospital. Meanwhile, the younger Allan meets the old friend of his father Arlo Ray Baines and asks him to help to find ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, haunted by the past, human experiment, mysterious character, ghost, mental institution, afterlife, supernatural, violence, childhood trauma, isolation, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
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Ghost Chase (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In an old Hollywood mansion, the spirit of an old family retainer inhabits an old grandfather clock. When a movie company uses the mansion for a film, the spirit inhabits the body of an alien and persuades the two filmmakers to track down an old ...
Style: surprise ending, urban fantasy
Plot: hollywood, butler, european in usa, roommate, female alcoholic, archive, trespassing, male bondage, creature, ruins, eavesdropping, arrogance ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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X-Cross (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Recovering from a failed love affair Shiyori heads to the country, in the company of best friend and bad girl Aiko. Having taken a long soak in the hot spring they retire to their respective cabins. They soon discover that the tranquil village is ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, village, supernatural, rivalry, best friends, adventure, crimes, resort, curses spells and rituals, isolation, vengeance, warning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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ZsaZsa Zaturnnah Ze Moveeh (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After experiencing heartache, Adrian a.k.a. Ada - a conservative homosexual, leaves the city with his cousin Aruba. Relocating to a quaint province to start a new life and a parlor business, she meets her assistant Didi, her new secret love Dodong ...
Plot: superhero, super villainess, beautician, zombie, alien, gay, rock, superheroine, frog, sidekick, secret identity, giant animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Dance With Me (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After being hypnotized, Shizuka Suzuki has to sing and dance whenever she hears music.
Plot: debt collector, looking for someone, fat woman, hunted, hypnosis, japanese girl, wedding party, niece, gas station, aunt, party, hostess ...
Place: hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hiruko the Goblin (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A school was built on one of the Gates of Hell, behind which hordes of demons await the moment they will be free to roam the Earth. Hiruko is a goblin sent to Earth on a reconnaissance mission. He beheads students in order to assemble their heads on ...
Style: serious, scary, surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, goblin, hell, summer, crown, deadly creature, rivalry, youth, supernatural, escapades, mutant, chaos ...
Place: japan, asia
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