Movies like Saving Sally

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Saving Sally (2016)
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Saving Sally (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Marty is an aspiring comic-book artist who is secretly in love with his best friend, Sally, the gadget inventor. Like every love story, there are complications: Sally has monsters for parents and a literal dick for a boyfriend, while Marty has the innate ability to do nothing about everything despite his vivid fantasies of defending the love of his life from the big bad world.
Style: comic
Plot: monster, unrequited love, child abuse, gadget, boyfriend, teenager, drawing, inventor, best friends in love

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Most similar movies to Saving Sally

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, dramatic, touching and melancholic films with plots about monster, violence, friendship, teenager, blood, storytelling and mentor mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Saving Sally: Little from the Fish Shop (2015), Monster of Frankenstein (1981), A Monster Calls (2016), Weathering with You (2019), RPG Metanoia (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Howard Lovecraft & the Frozen Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After visiting his father in Arkham Sanitarium, young Howard Lovecraft accidentally uses the legendary Necronomicon to open a portal to a strange frozen world filled with horrifying creatures and a great adventure.
Plot: snowman, monster
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Heaven's Lost Property the Movie: The Angeloid of Clockwork (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sakurai Tomoki goes on a trip to a hot spring, and is soon up to his usual perverted antics. In addition, he's about to receive his first love confession! However, his desire to pass his days peacefully is challenged once again by another ...
Plot: wings, high school, teenager, wish fulfillment, teenage protagonist, angel, teenage boy
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Little from the Fish Shop (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, France, Slovakia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Deep underneath the sea surface, accompanied by a fish orchestra, the voice of the ocean is telling a story of Little -- the Sea King's daughter. They left the plundered waters of their home to live among humans. They now lead a strenuous life ...
Style: puppet animation, fairy tale
Plot: parallel worlds, urban fantasy, father daughter relationship, wheelchair, fortune teller, female protagonist, mermaid, teenage protagonist, first love, canal, crab, fish ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Monster of Frankenstein (1981)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film centers around the life of Victor Frankenstein. After creating the monster together with his partner Zuckel, the monster attacks the assistant and falls from a cliff. Assuming the monster is dead, Victor returns to his wife Elizabeth and ...
Plot: monster, frankenstein's monster, blood, frankenstein
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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A Monster Calls (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.
Style: touching, fairy tale, emotional, compassionate, cerebral ...
Audience: kids
Plot: terminal illness, dark fantasy, monster, childhood, imagination, family, nightmare, bullying, part animation, life & death, truth, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Weathering with You (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hodaka, a high school boy who moves from his isolated island home to the city of Tokyo, who immediately becomes broke! After finally finding work at a shady occult magazine, the sky rains every day until amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city, ...
Plot: weather, magical power, male female relationship, magical girl, friendship, love, girl, global warming, falling in love, climate change, asthma, legs ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.1
 142
RPG Metanoia (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nico's hundrum daily existence simply cannot compete with the fantasy life he leads the world's most popular MMORPG METANOIA, as the swashbuckling vagabond Zero, together with his companions: the spiritist Mang Ernie, renegade chi-master ...
Plot: wanderer, culture, filipino, tournament, friend, umbrella, monster, sword
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Yugi and Kaiba have a special duel that transcends dimensions.
Plot: tournament, teenage boy, teenage girl, teenager, battle, monsters, friendship, friend, card game, damage, attack, duel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Attack of the Super Monsters (1982)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the near future it's discovered that the dinosaurs did not die off, but instead live on near the center of the Earth. The evil lord Tyrannus uses the mutated dinosaurs descendents to attack Earth in his effort to rule the world. Can Gemini ...
Plot: dinosaur, distant future, world domination, monster, part animation, triceratops
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or The Bottom? (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Schoolchildren Norimichi, Yuusuke, and Junichi want to know if fireworks look round or flat from the side. They make a plan to find the answer at a fireworks display, while Nazuna schemes to run away with Norimichi or Yuusuke, whoever wins at the ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: fireworks, lighthouse, summer, festival, teenage love, swimming pool, high school, classroom, alternate timeline, running away from home, seaside, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Urusei Yatsura: Only You (1983)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Six-year-old Ataru steps on Elle's shadow during an impromptu game of shadow-tag; in Elle's culture, this is viewed as a marriage proposal. Eleven years later, Elle returns to Earth in order to marry Ataru — by which time not only had he ...
Plot: alien, space war, alien abduction, ufo, teenager, harem, flower, cryogenics, rose, refrigerator, wedding, queen
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Patema Inverted (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In an underground world where tunnels extend everywhere, even though they live in dark and confined spaces, people wear protective clothes and lead quiet and enjoyable lives. Patema, a princess in her underground village, loves to explore the ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, sentimental, colourful, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: steampunk, escapades, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, friendship, post apocalypse, runaway, fighting the system, culture clash, school, jumping, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, dark, intense, epic ...
Plot: genocide, tragedy, violence, sexualized violence, battle, exploding planet, flying, fight, mass murder, comrade, blood, son ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Pokemon the Movie: Black-Victini and Reshiram (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Kingdom of the People of the Vale once ruled over the land, but now all that remains is the Sword of the Vale. in the city of Eindoak. Ash, Iris, and Cilan arrive in Eindoak during a harvest festival's Pokémon Tournament and meet the ...
Plot: monster, glacier, fight, village, cave, festival, battle, ice, castle, helicopter, flashback, crying ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This All Hallows’ Eve, Nightmare is bent on conquering our waking world by crossing through the Dream Dimension, and converting each dreamer into a monster. Can Dr. Strange, Hulk and the Howling Commandos hold the line and put an end to his ...
Plot: halloween, superhero, monster, superhero team, team, halloween costume, vampire, pirate costume, battle, violence, fight
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Your Name (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: touching, romantic, captivating, scenic, emotional ...
Plot: school, body swapping, time travel, memory loss, destiny, death, race against time, supernatural, schoolgirl, star crossed lovers, romance, friendship ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Escaflowne: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gaea is a mythical realm ruled by sword and sorcery and immersed in blood and violence. Thrust into a conflict she doesn't quite understand, Hitomi Kanzaki helps aid the young Prince Van as they embark upon a journey to fight the Black Dragon ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, dark, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, teen angst, unrequited love, mecha, tragic hero, tragic villain, adventure, high school, coming of age, supernatural, imaginary, teenage life ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.2
 9K
Gantz:O (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Somewhere in Tokyo, there is a room. In that room is a black sphere. Periodically, people who should otherwise have died are transferred to the room. There, the sphere gives them special suits and weapons, and sends them out on a mission to kill ...
Plot: monster, good versus evil, alien encounter, game, back from the dead, human versus monster, giant monster, violence, soldier, alien invasion, evil alien, human versus alien ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his ‘partner in crime’, Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a ...
Style: exciting, comic, stylized, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, false accusation, danger, frame up, adventure, save the world, save the planet, heroes, imaginary, uninhibited rivalry, master villain ...
Place: japan, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 160
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Millennium Actress (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Documentary filmmaker Genya Tachibana has tracked down the legendary actress Chiyoko Fujiwara, who mysteriously vanished at the height of her career. When he presents her with a key she had lost and thought was gone forever, the filmmaker could not ...
Style: serious, touching, talky, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor's life, actress, popularity, love and romance, retired, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, film within a film, female protagonist, lost love, mother daughter relationship, interview ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
I Lost My Body (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A story of Naoufel, a young man who is in love with Gabrielle. In another part of town, a severed hand escapes from a dissection lab, determined to find its body again.
Plot: surrealism, pizza delivery boy, librarian, globe, garbage truck, subway station, subway, accident, astronaut, snowing, crane, building ...
Time: year 1994
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.0
 159
Around June (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless illegal immigrant, whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally ...
Style: serious, uplifting, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, immigrants, love affair, love and romance, family problems, misfit, young lovers, urban, family relations, fall in love, human spirit, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 1K
Hal (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kurumi’s heart was broken by the sudden death of her boyfriend in a tragic airplane accident. By melding futuristic technology with the binary equivalent of human emotion, a brilliant scientist created an ultra-lifelike robotic surrogate to take ...
Style: sentimental, touching, futuristic, serious, clever
Plot: love affair, a.i., couples, androids and robots, couple relations, romance, haunted by the past, love and romance, human android relationship, repressed memory, supportive spouse, imaginary ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Origin: Spirits of the Past (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It is 300 years into the future. Earth's environment had been devastated by mankind's own foolish plans and humankind is beleaguered by the sentient forests which they have awoken. The world balance is tipped when a young boy named Agito ...
Style: serious
Plot: chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, imaginary, heroic mission, a.i., time travel, apocalypse, danger, androids and robots, heroes, chaos, moon ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Green Legend Ran (1992)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The mysterious Rodo fell to earth ages ago, stealing away the air, water and life from the planet. It's up to Ran, a daring young man, and Aira, a silver-haired girl with a mysterious connection to the Rodo, to save the planet.
Plot: climate change, desert, alien invasion
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story takes place in a alternate postwar period, in 1996, where Japan is divided. Hokkaido is ruled by the "Union" while Honshu and other southern islands are under US authority. A tall tower was built on Hokkaido, which could even be ...
Style: futuristic, serious
Plot: airplane, coma, violin, alternate timeline, teenage life, wartime life, future dystopia, heroes, coming of age, life is a bitch, androids and robots, society ...
Time: 1990s, future, year 1996
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 361
Chronopolis (1982)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Chronopolis tells the story of a gargantuan city lurking in the sky colonized by powerful immortals who have become jaded with eternal life. Most of their time is spent monotonously constructing bizarre and unusual objects while waiting for the ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: abstract art, immortal, surrealism, creature, builder, boredom
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, girls with guns, loneliness, isolation, violence, friendship, depression, high school, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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