Movies like Belladonna of Sadness

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Belladonna of Sadness (1973)
 7.4
 3K
Belladonna of Sadness (1973)
Original name: 哀しみのベラドンナ
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A peasant woman is banished from her village and makes a deal with the devil to gain magical powers.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: loss of innocence, pact with the devil, wedding, rape, deal with the devil, love, female nudity, happiness, injustice, orgy, female protagonist, marriage, servant, bare breasts, surrealism, village, beauty, devil, nipple, bathing, tax collector, witch, demon, plague, violence ...
Time: middle ages
Place: feudal japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, stylized and futuristic films with plots about blood, violence, death, demon, gore, female nudity and murder mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Belladonna of Sadness: Where The Dead Go to Die (2012), Final Inferno (1989), Wicked City (1987), Demon City Shinjuku (1988), Silent Möbius (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: gloomy, disturbing, fairy tale
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The Vanilla Series: Nightmare Campus (1994)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 200 min.
Story: During an archaeological expedition to a forbidden Himalayan temple, 19-year-old Masao Sera stumbled upon a bloody, sacrificial rite designed to throw open the Gates of Hell. Meanwhile, a dark force has descend upon Masao's college. Fights, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Where The Dead Go to Die (2012)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled group of children living on the same block are haunted by a talking dog named Labby who brings them on surreal hell-rides between different dimensions and time periods.
Plot: surrealism, gun, violence, grave, nightmare, demon, serial murder, evil spirit, hell, gore, rape, child abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Devilman Volume 3: Devilman Apocalyps (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Fear runs rampant throughout Tokyo with the revelation that demons in fact exist amongst us. Paranoia and the darker side of humanity boils onto the streets as people turn on one another, suspecting that anyone could in fact be a demon hiding in ...
Plot: kiss, punched in the face, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, battle, earring, gore, demon, bare feet, cannibal, blood, fight, attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Urotsukidoji III: Return of the Overfiend (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adult, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 53 min.
Story: As the Overfiend slumbers, the mad emperor Caesar rises to power, enslaving a new race of demon beasts. Into this cruel existence is born the Lord of Chaos, the Overfiend's nemesis. As the blood-thirsty beasts capture the tyrant's daughter ...
Style: epic
Plot: penetration, rape victim, nazi germany, evil power, green hair, dying during sex, gore, blood splatter, male nudity, tentacle, controversy, monster ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
One Thousand and One Arabian Nights (1969)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Beautifully constructed, 1001 Nights stays true to the lush and mysterious backdrop of the well known and age old story. Tezuka remolds the story into an escapist fantasy where a 60s-era working man is transported back to an era of entirely ...
Style: surreal
Plot: sex, female nudity, sexploitation, genie, tomboy, love at first sight, evil queen, torture chamber, snake, framed for murder, mercy, skinny dipping ...
Place: middle east, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 220
Final Inferno (1989)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: As the Overfiend slumbers, the mad emperor Caesar rises to power, enslaving a new race of demon beasts.
Plot: gore, splatter, explicit sex, demon, rape, sex, blood, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Urotsukidôji II: Legend of the Demon Womb (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adult, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this sequel to Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend, the unbelievable sexual violence of the Overfiend and his cohorts from Hell continues to wreak havoc on the earth. Who can stop this relentless onslaught?
Style: macabre, biting
Plot: demon, loss of parents, destruction of city, adolescence, defloration, misogyny, sadness, mad doctor, catastrophe, notoriety, double penetration, trousers ...
Time: 1990s, 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A year has passed since Guts parted ways with the Band of the Hawks. Meanwhile, his former mercenary group is plotting a rescue mission to save an imprisoned Griffith.
Style: serious, biting, macabre, dark, sinister
Plot: blood, demon, imaginary kingdom, danger, good versus evil, military, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, mercenary, sword fight, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 5K
Wicked City (1987)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This animated Japanese film is a dark, adult-oriented thriller. A peace treaty between the Earth and the Black World, a parallel universe of spider-like aliens is coming to an end. Two cops, Taki, a human male, and Maki, a female alien, are assigned ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: demon, sadism, supernatural, beast, deadly creature, gory, supernatural ability, save the world, heroic mission, space wars, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Demon City Shinjuku (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Kyoya's father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It falls to Kyoya to finish what his father started and battle his way through demons, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Plot: demon, sword, good versus evil, ghost, adventure, master villain, master warrior, samurai, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 144
Silent Möbius (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In a futuristic Tokyo, several policewomen fight a monster. One of them, Katsumi Liqueur, remembers where she saw it before... Katsumi Liqueur, an American-born woman of Japanese descent, travels to Tokyo to visit her mother, Fuyuka, who is sick in ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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To the Forest of Firefly Lights (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
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Plot: folklore, slice of life, supernatural, spirit, friendship, little girl, mask, childhood, forest, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Legend has it that the human race is not the only dominant civilization living on Earth. Two other races exist in this world: the Makai (a demon race) and the Juujinkai (a half-man, half-beast race). Once every 3,000 years, a supreme being known as ...
Style: epic, serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Band of the Hawk participates in the Midland war campaign. On the bloody battlefield, they conquer decisive victories that lead them to Doldrey, an old fortress that will decide the outcome of the war.
Style: serious
Plot: gore, blood, master warrior, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, mercenary, demon, sword fight, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Curse of the Overfiend (1988)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Plot: hentai, splatter, prophecy, demon rape, sex, rape, blood, death, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Midori (1992)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 56 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Vampire Hunter D (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 814
Bio Hunter (1995)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: island, friendship, dancing, young heroes, best friends, village, innocence lost, life turned upside down, youth, friends, parents and children, siblings relations ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Urotsukidoji: New Saga (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adult, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
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Plot: hentai, violence, sex, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Garden of Sinners: Future Gospel (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mirai Fukuin (lit. The Future's Gospel) is a side story of Kara no Kyoukai novel series. It is divided into two parts, Möbius ring, and Möbius Link.
Style: ambiguous ending
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Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1998, future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fist of the North Star (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a nuclear holocaust tears the world apart, mankind is forced to the harshness of not only the oppression of others who are much more powerful, but the dead earth which seems to be getting worse with every passing moment. But a savior has risen ...
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Unico the Unicorn has the amazing power to make anyone he meets happy. Whether it's because of his personality or the powers of his horn, no one knows. However, the gods become jealous of Unico, thinking that only they should be able to decide ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Red Sonja, the She-Devil with a Sword, intends to pay back a blood debt owed to the one man who has gained her respect, even if it means leading a doomed army to their certain deaths! Who is Dark Annisia, and how has this fearsome warrior ...
Plot: sea creature, gang of thieves, evil king, female bodyguard, female warrior, warrior, violence, weapon of mass destruction, rage, flashback, king, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan, USA, Singapore, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dante journeys through the nine circles of Hell -- limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery -- in search of his true love, Beatrice. An animated version of the video game of the same name.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, epic, intense ...
Plot: redemption, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, gory, sin, chaos, imaginary kingdom, deal with the devil, crime and punishment, mysterious place, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.8
 2K
Evil Toons (1992)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four sexy young girls are to clean an old house for the new owners. They get delivered an old book full of magic incantations, and while reading it they accidentally bring a cartoon character to life. The cartoon character likes the blood of young ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: danger, college, sexual abuse, frame up, woman in danger, deadly, supernatural, female nudity, striptease, budweiser, demonic possession, suicide by hanging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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