Movies like Pitfall

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Pitfall (1962)
 7.6
 3K
Pitfall (1962)
Original name: おとし穴
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man wanders into a seemingly deserted town with his young son in search of work. But after a bit of bad luck, he joins the town's population of lost souls.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, rough, offbeat, bleak, serious, suspenseful, avant garde
Plot: ghost, supernatural, miner, village, parents and children, destiny, village life, small town life, small town, lie, labor union, father son relationship, countryside, mining town, storekeeper, shopkeeper, japanese new wave, sex, murderer, running, telephone, theft, photograph, starvation, eye ...
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Pitfall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about supernatural, ghost, crimes, family relations, surrealism, deadly and murder mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Crime genres. Some movies like Pitfall: They Came Back (2004), The Tempest (1979), Finisterrae (2010), Woman in the Dunes (1964), Little Murder (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
They Came Back (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The lives of the residents of a small French town are changed when thousands of the recently dead inexplicably come back to life and try to integrate themselves into society that has changed for them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary, contemplative
Plot: small town, supernatural, haunted by the past, friendship, social relations, deadly, back from the dead, husband wife reunion, undead, zombie, small town life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 955
The Tempest (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Prospero, a potent magician, lives on a desolate isle with his virginal daughter, Miranda. He's in exile, banished from his duchy by his usurping brother and the King of Naples. Providence brings these enemies near; aided by his vassal the ...
Style: serious, surreal, atmospheric, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: island, couples, wizards and magicians, betrayal, destiny, parents and children, isolation, royal family, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, vengeance, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.4
 619
Finisterrae (2010)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two ghosts walk along the Camino of Santiago.
Style: contemplative, surreal, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, introspection, on the road, supernatural, journey, pilgrimage, oracle, wandering, surrealism, friendship, society, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Woman in the Dunes (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An entomologist suffers extreme psychological and sexual torture after being taken captive by the residents of a poor seaside village.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sexual, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: isolation, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), desert, sand dune, entomologist, love and romance, kidnapping, hopes, confined, destiny, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 4.8
 714
Little Murder (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In post-Katrina New Orleans, a disgraced detective encounters the ghost of a murdered woman who wants to help him identify her killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, supernatural, rivalry, crimes, deadly, injustice, police detective, police, mansion, mental institution, cemetery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 7K
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, small town, supernatural, mystery, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, insanity, transformation, survival horror, curse, vortex ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
He Sees You When You're Sleeping (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man dies in a freak accident on a golf course only to learn he must perform one last good deed to get into heaven.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, offbeat
Plot: crime, crimes, ghost, supernatural, parents and children, family relations, gangsters, hopes, single parent, custody, second chance, mystery ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Edge of the Garden (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Brian lets his girlfriend, decides to change city and way of life. Attracted by the incredible offer, purchase a large house outside keeping a big secret. One day you have the impression of seeing a woman in the garden and can also talk to her ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, captivating, psychological, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, impossible love, romance, couples, supernatural, fall in love, friendship, unfulfillment, countryside, cottage, time travel, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 60s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Reflections of Evil (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Julie, a teen who died from a PCP overdose in the early '70s searches from beyond the grave for her younger brother Bob who now in the '90s is an obese watch seller suffering with sucrose intolerance.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary ...
Plot: drug abuse, mental illness, afterlife, obsession, supernatural, ghost, terrorism, reincarnation, siblings relations, teenage life, mentally unstable, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Legend of Lucy Keyes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Guy moves to an old farm in Princeton with his wife Jeanne Cooley and their two daughters, Molly and Lucy to build eight windmills to generate clean power to the city. The Cooley family has a cold reception in town, and while voting for the approval ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, bleak
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, missing person, social relations, supernatural, crimes, countryside, family secret, small town, missing daughter, insanity, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 15K
Kwaidan (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning "ghost story," this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his ...
Style: anthology, atmospheric, bleak, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, monk, spirit, supernatural, secret identity, heroes, escapades, materialism, betrayal, husband wife relationship, painting ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century, middle ages, 13th century, 11th century ...
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Somewhere, Tomorrow (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lori Anderson is trying to deal with the recent tragedy of her father's death. As Lori's mother moves on, Lori finds herself stuck, consumed by grief and anger. With the lingering feeling that something about her father's passing was ...
Style: serious, surprise ending
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural romance, afterlife, parents and children, death in the family, love and romance, romance, dealing with death, supernatural, fall in love, haunted by the past, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a dark time in the Heian period, when evil forces threaten the kingdom, the emperor relies on the Onmyoji to keep the supernatural forces in line. But as political events become highly charged, friction within the order leads to betrayal. ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, epic, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, ghost, heroic mission, adventure, intrigue, escapades, betrayal, dishonesty, battles, destiny, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Japanese Summer: Double Suicide (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sex-obsessed young woman, a suicidal young man she meets on the street, a gun-crazy wannabe gangster—these are just three of the irrational, oddball anarchists trapped in an underground hideaway in Oshima’s devilish, absurdist portrait of what ...
Style: psychological, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: killing spree, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, violence spree, obsession, death wish, sex addict, hitman, sexual content, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.5
 53K
Twin Peaks (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.
Style: surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, offbeat, disturbing ...
Plot: small town life, crime, supernatural, evil spirit, crimes, law enforcement, small town, good versus evil, mystery, haunted by the past, special agents, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Vengeance is Mine (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A thief, a murderer, and a charming lady-killer, Iwao Enokizu (Ken Ogata) is on the run from the police. Director Shohei Imamura turns this fact-based story—about the seventy-eight-day killing spree of a remorseless man from a devoutly Catholic ...
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, parents and children, on the run, crimes, crime, deadly, prostitute, violence spree, father son relationship, violence, sex, sex scene ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Wicked Little Things (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: zombie, zombie child, danger, deadly, small town, parents and children, small town life, missing person, mother daughter relationship, ghost, dead children, violence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Night of the Sunflowers (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Portugal
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The body a teenage girl is discovered in a field of sunflowers. At the same time a travelling salesman watches the events unfold on television, whilst in the small village of Angosto the discovery of a prehistoric cave brings excitement and the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, isolation, countryside, vengeance, village, social relations, police investigation, cave, salesman, neighbor neighbor relationship, murder mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.3
 69K
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, atmospheric, meditative, touching, serious ...
Plot: explicit sex, surrealism, hallucination, drug trip, afterlife, neon light, stripper, supernatural, ghost, youth, deadly, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 3K
Green Snake (1993)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mischievous snake who assumes human form interferes with the romance between her reptilian sister and a hapless man.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, serious, allegory ...
Plot: martial arts, dangerous attraction, hidden identity, good versus evil, supernatural romance, danger, fall in love, rivalry, supernatural, romance, curses spells and rituals, clergy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Black Dahlia Haunting (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While investigating the murder of her father by her blind younger brother, a young woman disturbs the vengeful spirit of Elizabeth Short, known in legend as "The Black Dahlia".
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary ...
Plot: ghost, murder, true crime, mystery, supernatural, redemption, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, gory, paranormal phenomena, extrasensory perception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Invisible (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A teenager is assaulted and killed, but returns as a ghost to find his killer.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, ghost, supernatural, teenage life, afterlife, young heroes, danger, youth, coma, invisibility, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
An American Christmas Carol (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of the people whose possessions Slade had seized ...
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, great depression, power relations, coldhearted, reform, righting the wronged, bittersweet, family, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Prospero's Books (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, Italy, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'.
Style: experimental, serious, captivating, talky, surreal ...
Plot: legends and myths, memory loss, royal family, island, imaginary kingdom, danger, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, vengeance, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Swallowtail Butterfly (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Swallowtail Butterfly takes place in an alternate Japan, in a ghetto where immigrants from all over the world have come to live and make their fortune. The city is called Yentown, and it is much like Tokyo. Sixteen-year-old Ageha (Ito), a young girl ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, forgery, criminal heroes, immigrants, orphan, society, crimes, crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gang, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 4K
Black Bread (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the harsh post-war years' Catalan countryside, Andreu, a child that belongs to the losing side, finds the corpses of a man and his son in the forest. The authorities want his father to be made responsible of the deaths, but Andreu tries to ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: hate, post war, countryside, revenge, spanish civil war, coming of age, crimes, human nature, society, injustice, village, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, europe, catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 614
Hazard (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Shin is a Japanese university student living a boring and meaningless life. One day, he spots a book titled Dangerous Ways to Walk the World, in which he finds a page written about hazards in New-York. Eager to get out, he jets off to New-York to ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: teenage life, juvenile delinquency, youth, crimes, teenage rebellion, street gang, escape, heist, coming of age, ice cream truck, bouquet of flowers, carjacking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 569
Weapons (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America, and tragically reveals how they are all interrelated.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, working class, vengeance, life is a bitch, youth, deadly, criminal heroes, society, small town, homecoming, murder, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A suicidal former baseball player is granted one more day with his deceased mother.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, lifestyle, ambition, rise to the top, athlete's life, ghost, parents and children, addiction, human spirit, family problems, hopes, rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 834
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: atmospheric, surreal, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: gay teenager, teenage life, friendship, imaginary character, adolescence vs adulthood, supernatural, love and romance, surrealism, brother brother relationship, toy comes to life, high school, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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