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Murderous Tales (2016)
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Murderous Tales (2016)
Original name: Smrtelné historky
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: MURDEROUS TALES is a special effect animated feature film combining live actors with 3D/2D animation, puppets and back projection. It contains three stories: Antonio Cacto, Lighthouse and The Big Man, plus three ultra-short films called Charge the Dragon. Each episode uses different production technology and is in a different genre, but both their form and their content are related. All the episodes are about double standards and the topics of heroism and death. Something very small meets something very big (a tiny knight meets a huge dragon, an old Mexican goblin meets a man, a tiny Professor meets real-life cows, two mobsters meet the Big Man). All these meetings result in the heroic death of the small principal characters. Each script sees heroism and death differently.
Style: dark humor
Plot: anthology, dog, alien, knight, dragon, scientist, violence, rock, hitman, death, marijuana, gnome, gun, birthday, nun, inheritance, old man, beetle, boat, death of protagonist, deer, dwarf, skeleton, paranoia, girl ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, exciting, surreal and dark humor films with plots about violence, danger, blood, surrealism, death, chase and explosion mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Murderous Tales: Lesson Faust (1994), Robot Carnival (1987), Isle of Dogs (2018), Have a Nice Day (2017), Desert Mirage (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lesson Faust (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, France, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil. Svankmajer's Faust is a nondescript man who, after ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, psychological ...
Plot: surrealism, deal with the devil, philosophy, clay, puppet, supernatural ability, devil, aging, temptation, good versus evil, map, innocence lost ...
Place: prague, europe, tokyo
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Robot Carnival (1987)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An anthology of various tales told in various styles with robots being the one common element among them.
Style: stylized, futuristic, exciting, surreal, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, anthology, escapades, man versus machine, killer robot, imaginary, a.i., giant robot, robot as menace, piloted giant robot, character study, androids ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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93%
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Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved ...
Style: captivating, suspense, sincere, epic
Plot: dog, friendship, rescue, freedom, resistance, morality, search, danger, isolation, survival, courage, warrior ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Have a Nice Day (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Three parties pursue the million dollars that driver Xiao Zhang stole to help out his girlfriend.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: stolen money, violence, person in a car trunk, knife held to throat, pregnant, meat cleaver, pregnant woman, butcher, chance meeting, mace, breaking a car window, stab wound ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Crying Freeman 2: Shades of Death, Part 1 (1989)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: With the blessing of the 108 Dragons, Yo and Emu marry and receive new names, Ron Tayan and Fu Ching Ran. The elders send them to Macau to find out who's behind a new attack. Fu is kidnaped; at the same time, Baya San (the huge granddaughter of ...
Plot: knife, computer, brunette, male nudity, kidnapping, motorboat, sensuality, truck, electrocution, shot to death, throat slitting, organized crime ...
Place: macau, china, hong kong
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83%
Desert Mirage (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aspiring cartoonist and middle-aged gumbuster Cliff Morelli (Jeremy Koerner, Black Cat Whiskey, New York Lately) spends his days at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk performing minimum wage janitorial duties. When he is put on suspension after ...
Style: surprise ending, dark humor, twist ending, toilet humor
Plot: goldfish, coyote, shark, murder, psychopath, prison, drunkenness, revenge, brother brother relationship, boss, police, violence ...
Place: california
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82%
The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, UK, Latvia, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.
Style: offbeat, surreal, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, dog, mafia, french, chase, singer, pianist, newspaper, boy, dreams, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
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74%
The Oddsockeaters (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: ODDSOCKEATERS are small invisible creatures, responsible for socks that go missing when we only have one left from a pair. But unlike them, Seed’s gang wants to have a pair. In the end, they began their fight between two sets of values.
Plot: talking to god, switchblade, water skiing, doubt, villa, scotsman, scientific research, renegade, presumed dead, knitting, rebellion, wet clothes ...
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The Big Bang (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In 1995, Italy annihilates Libya, which destroys Israel. Africa bombs Germany, which in turn attacks France. Luxembourg conquers England. Sweden, Monte Carlo and Switzerland immolate themselves.The Russians decide to liquidate the Americans, who ...
Style: dark humor, sexual
Plot: bossy wife, disembodied head, sexist, stabbing, swastika, cartoon violence, castration, masked man, death of protagonist, science, gunshot, robot ...
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Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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Story: A lonely Hawaiian girl named Lilo is being raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents die -- under the watch of social worker Cobra Bubbles. When Lilo adopts a funny-looking dog and names him "Stitch," she doesn't realize ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sweet, light ...
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Plot: disney, adoption, adventure, orphan, friendship, family relations, space and aliens, experiment, odd couple, danger, good versus evil, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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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: disturbing, gloomy, fairy tale
Plot: bird, stranded, cemetery, spider, fishing, underwater, animal, monster, son murders mother, cartoon bird, drug, diary ...
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63%
Silent Möbius 2 (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: After the death of her mother Katsumi wants nothing more to do with this horrible place known as Tokyo. Forced into staying an infuriated Katsumi returns to AMP HQ where chief Rally Cheyenne pleads with her to stay and join the team. However, her ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: handgun, swearing, death of loved one, power, green hair, magical power, blue hair, magic, destruction, danger, suit and tie, police ...
Place: japan
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Grendel Grendel Grendel (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This is an animated story covering the ancient legend of Beowulf, as narrated by Grendel himself, the "monster" in the legend.
Plot: giant monster, mythical creature, eye patch, book, father son relationship, apology, father daughter relationship, promise, husband wife relationship, king, crying, song ...
Place: scandinavia
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59%
I Married a Strange Person! (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A newlywed develops a strange lump on his neck that gives him the ability to transform people or objects at will. His wife is very upset. Meanwhile, the CEO of Smilecorp learns of this man and his ability and sees a way to achieve world domination ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, surreal, stylized ...
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Place: tokyo
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Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku (1990)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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Genre: Animation, Fantasy
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Tamala 2010: A Punk Cat in Space (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
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Plot: cat, surrealism, young woman
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51%
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Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Based on Takao Saito's graphic novel, Golgo 13 is Japan's most celebrated and notorious assassin, and a man as adept with a rifle as he is with the ladies. He meets his match here in Queen Bee, the leader of a South American liberation ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, femme fatale, mysterious character, tough heroes, rivalry, chase, terrorism, track down, violence spree, criminal heroes, life is a bitch ...
Place: asia, japan, venezuela
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50%
Plastic Little: The Adventures of Captain Tita (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Narrowly escaping the clutches of Lord Guizei and his band of professional killers, Elysse Mordish is on the run and in possession of a vital computer code needed by the military to reactivate a high-powered secret weapon. Enter Tita, intergalactic ...
Plot: sea, animal, nude bathing, shooting, villain, nosebleed, murder of father, mass destruction, destruction, danger, motorcycle, fictional war ...
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Country: Japan
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Story: A four-film omnibus that features four short anime films all themed around Japan.
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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
Plot: police operation, magical power, green hair, blue hair, gunshot, investigation, supernatural power, demon, policewoman, supernatural, police officer, blood ...
Place: japan
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Urusei Yatsura 4: Lum the Forever (1986)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The basic plot is centered on the great cherry tree Tarōzakura and what happens after it is cut down during the making of a movie, Lum loses her horns-and her powers! Thus begins the strangest and most lyrical of the Urusei Yatsura movies. The ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, psychological, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
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46%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An adolescent with the ability to control a looming war-golem becomes entangled in the Experts of Justice's fight against the infamous group Big Fire.
Style: futuristic
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45%
Garfield: His 9 Lives (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Time: prehistory, future
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45%
Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster'. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 is a reproduced version of its original 1995 ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
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Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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44%
Futurama: Bender's Game (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: clever, humorous, not serious, biting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, dragon, androids and robots, knight, future dystopia, escapades, space and aliens, misfit partners, adventure, imaginary kingdom, beast, make believe ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: mine, new york
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44%
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Capricorn (1991)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In the blink of an eye, high school student Taku Shimamura finds himself transported to the bizarre world of Slaffleaze, where intelligent creatures govern and the ruling class, led by the villainous Zolba, is plotting the invasion of the world they ...
Plot: invasion, anthropomorphism, dragon, wings, fantasy world, evil force
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44%
Ranma 1/2: Big Trouble in Nekonron, China (1991)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When Prince Kirin of the 7 Lucky Gods shows up at the Tendo dojo looking for his bride-to-be, guess who's accidentally holding the scroll that signifies his future mate? Why, Akane, of course, and the rest of the Ranma crew is forced to take a ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, men hatred, rivalry, chase, gender bending, danger, escapades, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, master warrior ...
Place: china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Idiots and Angels (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Angel, a selfish rotter is hanging around in a local bar, groping the wife of the barman and dealing with weapons. One morning he wakes up finding a pair of wings growing at his back. These wings do good deeds against his nature. But suddenly he ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: bar, supernatural, supernatural ability, good versus evil, moral dilemma, human nature, disorder, save the lady
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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