Movies like Desert Mirage

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Desert Mirage (2016)
 6.5
 11
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 harassing a teenager and his parents threaten to throw him out of the house, Cliff decides to actively pursue his lifelong animation dreams by reconnecting with his rich brother Jack. After a failed attempt and a string of bad luck, Cliff finds himself at the mercy of the animated characters he has created, and together, they form a devilish plan to exact revenge on all those that have wronged him.
Style: dark humor, adult animation, toilet humor, humorous, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: psychopath, revenge, father son relationship, farce, brother brother relationship, cartoonist, rage, anger, loss of job, surrealism, abusive father, animal that acts human, shark, murder, coyote, goldfish, teenager, prison, cartoon dog, airplane, fight, police, violence, treasure hunt, desert ...
Place: california

Most similar movies to Desert Mirage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, funny and cult film films with plots about catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, destiny, mentor, family and brutality mostly in Animation, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Desert Mirage: Cool World (1992), Monkeybone (2001), Sausage Party (2016), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012), Bad Cat (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 20K
Cool World (1992)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jack Deebs is a cartoonist who is due to be released from jail. His comic book "Cool World" describes a zany world populated by "doodles" (cartoon characters) and "noids" (humanoids). What Jack didn't realize is ...
Style: adult animation, surreal, stylized, not serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parallel world, seduction, comics, casino, femme fatale, alternate dimension, cartoonist, imaginary, real world, unlikely couple, love and romance, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1945, 1990s, 1940s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 16K
Monkeybone (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley (Fraser) into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone, his hilariously horny alter-ego, wake up in a wacked-out waystation for lost souls. When Monkeybone takes over Stu's body and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd, funny ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parallel world, imaginary, goofy hero, surrealism, body swapping, hospital, monkey, alternate reality, dreams, organ donation, reincarnation, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
Style: adult animation, humorous, controversial, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, death, gay slur, hypocrisy, film within a film, computer animation, profanity, elementary school, atheist, child swearing, mischievous children, heaven and hell ...
Place: canada, usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 171K
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.
Style: dark humor, funny, adult animation, humorous, ridiculous ...
Plot: vulgarity, sausage, supermarket, food, sex, violence, hot dog, loss of faith, grocery store, parody, brutality, eaten alive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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South Park: Kyle Sucks Cartman's Balls - The Trilogy (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Some of the boys in South Park elementary find themselves on a balloon ride to an imaginary land. At arrival they're faced with an unimaginably threat.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adult humor, good versus evil, mayor, wager, parody, imaginary, escapades, trap, disorder, religions or cults, imagination, bet ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For the past 40 years, Jan Svankmajer (Faust, Conspirators of Pleasure) has been hailed as one of cinema's most consistently surprising, wildly imaginative, and remarkable surrealists of our time. Utilizing a delirious combination of puppets, ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: surrealism, edgar allan poe, compilation, death, coffin, puppet, pig, guinea pig
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ...
Plot: illness, surrealism, nightmare, hospital, divorced parents, introspection, direction and purpose, hopes, mental illness, mental disorder, mental instability, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Fritz, now married and with a son, is desperate to escape from the domestic hell he now finds himself in. Lighting up a joint, he begins to dream about his eight other lives, hoping to find one that will provide a pleasant distraction.
Style: adult animation, disturbing, witty, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: racism, satire, violence, drug abuse, interracial relations, sexual revolution, cat, cheating, surrealism, hell, anthropomorphism, addiction ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The major sub-plot circles around the youngest Griffin, Stewie, who has a near-death experience at a pool when a lifeguard chair falls on him, but he survives. After having a vision of being in Hell, he decides to change his ways, but this ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, family relations, adventure, search, family life, parents and children, friends, disorder, on the road, self discovery, existence paradox, talking animals ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 2040s, year 2005
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 7K
Bad Cat (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Produced by Turkey's biggest animation studio, Anima Istanbul, The Bad Cat is an animated epic for young adults featuring the unforgettably bad cat, Shero and his foul mouthed gang in action. As animals inhabiting streets Shero and his friends ...
Style: funny, dark humor, gross out humor, brutal, adult animation
Plot: cat, talking animals, father son relationship, zombie, bank robbery, murder, seagull, bad temper, revenge, falling in love, homeless, sarcasm ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Robin Harris' Bebe's Kids (1992)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: When Robin meets the lovely Jamika he thinks he's in heaven. But when he meets her friend Bebe's children, whom she is looking after, he knows he's in hell. Bebe's kids are the most obnoxious, irritating, pain in the butt kids he ...
Style: humorous, suspense, biting, offbeat, talky ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, teens
Plot: theme park, hip hop, nanny, youth, urban, mischievous children, babies and infants, chaos and mayhem, city life, family relations, disorder, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Mickey, Minnie, and their famous friends Goofy, Donald, Daisy and Pluto gather together to reminisce about the love, magic and surprises in three wonder-filled stories of Christmas past.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, anthology
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, misfit, partners, disorder, friendship, wish come true, friends, family relations, mistaken identity, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 401
Dirty Duck (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Willard, a mild mannered insurance adjuster, teams up with a foul-mouthed fowl who takes Willard on a surreal quest to become less uptight - and possibly get laid in the process.
Style: sexy, adult animation, not serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, adult virgin, sexual relations, couples, self discovery, anti establishment, whistling, anthropomorphic animal, garage, embarrassment, apartment, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An action epic that explores the origins of the Aqua Teen Hunger Force (better known as Master Shake, Frylock, and Meatwad,) who somehow become pitted in a battle over an immortal piece of exercise equipment.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, adult animation, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, farce, adventure, heroic mission, partners, disorder, heroes, goofy hero, surrealism, robot, blood, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, snow, goofy hero, bomb, save the day, parents and children, eccentric family, president, contamination, danger, heroic mission, irresponsible ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle, seattle washington, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 490K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adoption, orphan, family, imaginary, disney, friendship, little girl, super villain, chase, villain, supervillain, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 163K
Shark Tale (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: fish, shark, adventure, underwater, anthropomorphic animal, animal life, heroes, computer animation, anthropomorphism, friendship, talking animals, animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pop sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore end up in the care of Dave Seville's twenty-something nephew Toby. The boys must put aside music super stardom to return to school, and are tasked with saving the school's music program by winning ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, sincere, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: chipmunk, music band, friends, family, talking animals, lifestyle, family relations, artists and showbiz, childhood, singing, school, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, paris france, antarctic, california, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, romantic, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, family, friendship, rising to stardom, siblings relations, chipmunk, music band, young heroes, music, anthropomorphism, talking animals, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 114K
American Dad! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, adult animation, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, cia, satire, small town, parents and children, benign alien, patriotism, youth, german, talking animals, stupidity, alien ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 104K
The Boss Baby (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim.
Style: funny, feel good, touching, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, baby, family, adventure, brothers, love, imagination, parenthood, adult as child, child as adult, boy, money ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, horror for children, kids
Plot: monsters, imaginary, hotel, family, monster, imaginary kingdom, vampire, grandfather grandson relationship, adventure, mummy, marriage, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2015, year 2013 ...
Place: romania, transylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are up to their feuding ways again. Tired of playing second fiddle to Bugs, Daffy has decided to leave the Studio for good. He is aided by Warner Bros.' humor impaired Vice President of Comedy, Kate Houghton, who ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, exciting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, rescue, secret agents, danger, movie business, parody, destiny, part animation, world domination, desert, satellite ...
Time: 2000s
Place: las vegas, nevada, africa, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Grandma and Her Ghosts (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 5 year old kid moves to live with his grandma in a small town at Taiwan. Soon after, he discovers that her grandma is not only a vendor, but also she is good at catching spectres. One day, she comes across that her grandson has mistakenly releases ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, surreal
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, rivalry, village, surrealism, grandmother grandson relationship, family relations, afterlife, village life, social relations, taiwanese
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: taiwan, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 55K
Storks (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an ...
Style: sweet, colourful, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: baby, stork, flying, talking bird, good versus evil, teenage girl, fantasy world, talking animals, transformation, neglected child, loneliness, villain ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Is It Fall Yet? continues the series' running plot from where it left off at the end of season four. In the final episode of season four ("Dye! Dye, My Darling!"), Daria Morgendorffer kisses Tom Sloane, the boyfriend of Daria's ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: friendship, misfit, summer camp, grudge, summer vacation, fighting the system, lifestyle, rebelliousness, family relations, teenage life, youth, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 72K
Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Style: feel good, sincere, captivating, humorous, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elf, brother brother relationship, fantasy world, teenage boy, disney, magic, adventure, teenage protagonist, van, fairy, surrealism, dead father ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 207
Wool 100% (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A drama of two aging women who live a solitary life collecting discarded items from a nearby town. One day they return home to find a young girl knitting a red sweater in their house. Each time the girl finishes her dress, she promptly unravels it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, offbeat
Plot: life turned upside down, mysterious character, elderly, obsession, social relations, uninvited guest, surrealism, golden years, female director, knitting, dollhouse, accordion ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse and all his Disney pals star in an original movie about the importance of opening your heart to the true spirit of Christmas. Stubborn old Donald tries in vain to resist the joys of the season, and Mickey and Pluto learn a ...
Style: light, humorous, not serious, feel good, anthology
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family relations, friendship, christmas, holiday, self discovery, friends, adventure, imaginary, family, uncle nephew relationship, anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 77K
Garfield (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, comic, romantic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: cat, talking animals, pets, happy ending, animal life, disorder, rescue, dog, animal shelter, tv host, adaptation, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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