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Belladonna of Sadness (1973)
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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: pact with the devil, loss of innocence, wedding, deal with the devil, rape, tax collector, injustice, bathing, devil, nipple, orgy, happiness, beauty, village, surrealism, female nudity, bare breasts, female protagonist, love, servant, marriage, small village, feminism, rape and revenge, rebellion ...
Time: middle ages
Place: feudal japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about blood, violence, death, demon, gore, supernatural and female nudity mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Belladonna of Sadness: Where The Dead Go to Die (2012), Demon City Shinjuku (1988), Final Inferno (1989), Wicked City (1987), The Book of the Dead (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, ...
Style: dark humor
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⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Devilman Volume 3: Devilman Apocalyps (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
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Plot: guts, demons, attack, fight, cannibalism, bare feet, demon, tragic love, devil, cannibal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, earring ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, nightmare, grave, evil spirit, demon, serial murder, hell, gun, violence, gore, veteran, amputee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Demon City Shinjuku (1988)
Genre: Animation, 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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: sword, demon, good versus evil, adventure, ghost, master villain, master warrior, samurai, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: male nudity, controversy, sex, violence, murder, flashback, gore, blood splatter, female nudity, erotica, rape, gang rape ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: washington d.c., berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, murder, fire, virginity, prostitute, underwear, airport, violence, sex, airplane, friend, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.8
 210
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: demon, death, blood, sex, gore, rape, explicit sex, splatter
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
To the Forest of Firefly Lights (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: One hot summer day a little girl gets lost in an enchanted forest of the mountain god where spirits reside. A young boy appears before her, but she cannot touch him for fear of making him disappear. And so a wondrous adventure awaits...
Plot: folklore, supernatural, spirit, slice of life, friendship, little girl, childhood, forest, mask, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 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
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Book of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The plot concerns a sheltered aristocratic woman in feudal Japan. Bored and unfamiliar with the world outside her estate, she passes the time copying a special Buddhist sutra sent by her father who has been absent on official business for years. ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, master and servant, palaces castles and temples, supernatural romance, afterlife, romance, religions or cults, society, supernatural, mistaken identity, battles, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Curse of the Overfiend (1988)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Plot: splatter, prophecy, rape, blood, death, sex, gore, hentai, demon rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, sinister, dark, biting, macabre
Plot: imaginary kingdom, blood, demon, danger, good versus evil, military, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, mercenary, sword fight, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 983
Midori (1992)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: After losing her parents, young flower selling Midori is put up by a fairground group. She is abused and forced to slavery, until the arrival of an enigmatic magician of short stature, who gives her hope for a better future.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ...
Style: futuristic
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Urotsukidoji: New Saga (2002)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (2012)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Twilight of the Dark Master (1997)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 778
Bio Hunter (1995)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, demonic
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan, USA, Singapore, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: serious, stylized, captivating, epic, intense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 55K
Waking Life (2001)
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: stylized, talky, surreal, clever, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, bleak, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: village, ghost, parents and children, coming of age, in the woods, family, fish out of water, youth, family relations, single parent, isolation, life turned upside down ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Story of Mr. Sorry (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
Story: This quirky animated delight revolves around a harried young man who keeps getting smaller and smaller until he is the size of a spider. He becomes an ear-cleaner, delving into people's ears to clear wax and peek at memories. In the ear of a ...
Plot: spoon, spider, brother sister relationship, ear, flashback, shyness, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Black★Rock Shooter (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The story of two girls bound in friendship, as well as Black Rock Star's struggle unfolding in another world. But when the two worlds come together... what will happen?
Plot: parallel world, high school, depression, loneliness, isolation, girls with guns, friendship, violence, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%