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Murderous Tales (2016)
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: anthology, dark humor, psychotronic
Plot: dog, alien, knight, dragon, scientist, violence, rock, hitman, death, marijuana, gnome, gun, birthday, nun, inheritance, old man, beetle, boat, death of protagonist, photograph, deer, gunfight, dwarf, knife, hallucination ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, stylized, surreal and visually appealing films with plots about violence, brutality, surrealism, blood, danger, explosion and storytelling mostly in Animation, Comedy and Fantasy 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.
Lesson Faust (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, France, UK, Germany
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, thought provoking, stylized, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, puppet, deal with the devil, philosophy, clay, supernatural ability, devil, innocence lost, redemption, afterlife, map, aging ...
Place: prague, europe, 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.
Story: Bardock, Son Goku's father, is a low-ranking Saiyan soldier who was given the power to see into the future by the last remaining alien on a planet he just destroyed. He witnesses the destruction of his race and must now do his best to stop ...
Style: suspense, brutal, visually appealing, dark, complex ...
Plot: genocide, tragedy, violence, fight, brutality, sexualized violence, comrade, mass murder, battle, alien, death, action violence ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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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: anthology, stylized, futuristic, exciting, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, androids, escapades, man versus machine, killer robot, a.i., imaginary, robot as menace, giant robot, piloted giant robot, giant robots, character study ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Japan, 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: suspense, captivating, sincere, epic, cult film
Plot: dog, rescue, friendship, freedom, isolation, survival, danger, search, resistance, warrior, courage, politician ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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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: adult animation, ambiguous ending
Plot: stolen money, violence, helicopter, van, knife, bespectacled male, internet cafe, henchman, telephone call, blood, urination, toilet ...
Place: china
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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: rocket launcher, dead woman, bisexual, old man, kicked in the head, city, castle, bodyguard, punishment, bloodbath, sunglasses, sadist ...
Place: macau, hong kong, china
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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: adult animation, dark humor, toilet humor, humorous, twist ending ...
Plot: psychopath, revenge, farce, father son relationship, cartoonist, brother brother relationship, animal that acts human, anger, rage, loss of job, abusive father, surrealism ...
Place: california
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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, adventure, french, mafia, danger, rescue, friendship, escapades, championship, old woman, boy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
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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.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: giant monster, mythical creature, eyeglasses, horse riding, horse, book, apology, king, promise, throne, husband wife relationship, fear ...
Place: scandinavia
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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: sexy, sexual, adult animation, cult film, dark humor
Plot: satire, bossy wife, rocket, helicopter, end of the world, torture, model, hitchhiking, gore, mutant, reading aloud, woman with glasses ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995, near future
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Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, adoption, adventure, orphan, friendship, family relations, experiment, odd couple, fish out of water, danger, alien encounter, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
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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: semi serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat, enigmatic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, couples, wish come true, surrealism, insanity, absurd humor, creativity, newlyweds, moral ambiguity, dark hero, brutality ...
Place: tokyo
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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: supernatural power, attack, tough girl, police officer, policewoman, gunshot, occult, supernatural, magic, magical power, demon, spell ...
Place: japan
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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: allegory, gloomy, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: stranded, cemetery, monster, nightmare, violence, murder, pursuit, island, hallucination, police, death, escape ...
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The Olsen Gang Gets Polished (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Olsen-Banden skal udføre en betroet opgave for selveste Statsministeriet: H.C. Andersens originale fjerpen skal stjæles fra det Danske Export Museum, det gælder angiveligt Rigets sikkerhed og gode omdømme. Men Hallandsen har igen taget røven ...
Style: exciting, humorous, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: gang, rivalry, crime, heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, head of state, uninhibited rivalry, danger, ghost, dishonesty, criminal as protagonist ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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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 ...
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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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It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
Style: surreal, thought provoking, atmospheric, humorous, philosophical ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, surreal, silent film ...
Plot: bar, good versus evil, disorder, supernatural ability, human nature, moral dilemma, supernatural, save the lady, no dialogue, angel, sexual content
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Our RoboCop Remake (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Our RoboCop Remake is a crowd-sourced film project based on the 1987 Paul Verhoeven classic. Organized through Channel 101 and a bunch of other places, we're 50 filmmakers (amateur and professional) from Los Angeles and New York who have split ...
Style: remake of cult film
Plot: kicked in the butt, one man army, fake commercial, martial arts, police officer, clown, opera, hand to hand combat, robot, duct tape, exploding car, erection ...
Time: future
Place: detroit
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead and Roger is the prime ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, surreal, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, date night, kids
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Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Puff the Magic Dragon: The Land of the Living Lies (1979)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sandy is a little girl with a penchant for whoppers. However, when her lies start go so far as to implicate the innocent for her own misdeeds, Puff decides to step in. Using his magic, Puff takes Sandy to the Land of Living Lies where everyone tells ...
Plot: laziness, rumor, cow, rock, ice cream, fantasy world, chimpanzee, puppet, semen, skyscraper, clock, car ...
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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Mars. Days before Halloween 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger, even more devastating biochemical attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture ...
Style: atmospheric, witty, surreal, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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, exciting, stylized, humorous ...
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Greedy Guts (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife's pain, the man finds a piece of root in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the ...
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, humorous ...
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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: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, exciting
Plot: martial arts, chase, kidnapping, gender bending, pervert, pig, men hatred, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, heroes, adventure ...
Place: china, asia, japan
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Memories (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this anime trilogy, a salvage ship crew happens upon a haunted vessel in Magnetic Rose; a cold tablet turns a lab worker into a biological weapon in Stink Bomb; and an urban populace carries on an endless war with an unseen foe in Cannon Fodder. ...
Style: anthology, surreal, exciting, futuristic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, outer space, adventure, danger, imaginary, memories, escapades, steampunk, chaos, life is a bitch, space travel, gun ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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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.
Style: surreal, entertaining, colourful, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: gang of thieves, thief, mad scientist, heist, collector, mistaken belief that someone is dead, secretly observing, pretending to be someone else, kidnapper, foot chase, russian, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, prague czech republic, central europe
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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: anthropomorphism, dragon, fantasy world, wings, evil force, invasion
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Sausage Party (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sausage Party, the first R-rated CG animated movie, is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.
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