Movies like Saving Sally

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Saving Sally (2016)
 7.6
 470
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: psychological, romantic, captivating, semi serious, comic
Plot: unrequited love, teenager, inventor, gadget, obsession, romance, best friends in love, monster, child abuse, drawing, boyfriend
Place: the philippines

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Most similar movies to Saving Sally

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, semi serious, exciting and stylized films with plots about romance, supernatural, friendship, fall in love, teenager, love and love and romance mostly in Animation, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Saving Sally: Your Name (2016), Time of Eve (2010), Orange (2016), Patema Inverted (2013), Ah! My Goddess!: The Movie (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 179K
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: romantic, touching, captivating, emotional, scenic ...
Plot: body swapping, school, time travel, romance, destiny, supernatural, memory loss, friendship, girl, star crossed lovers, love, beautiful scenery ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 3K
Time of Eve (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future, androids have come into common usage. Rikuo Sakisaka, who has taken robots for granted for his entire life, one day discovers that Sammy, his home android, has been acting independently and coming and going on her own. ...
Style: seinen, captivating, light, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, emotionless, maid, misunderstanding, cafe, affection, androids, household, romance, fall in love, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.6
 2K
Orange (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: One day, Naho Takamiya receives a letter written to herself from ten years in the future. As Naho reads on, the letter recites the exact events of the day, including the transfer of a new student into her class named Kakeru Naruse. The Naho from ten ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, enigmatic, romantic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, friendship, romance, girl heroine, supernatural, decision, angst, unrequited love, suicide, school life, destiny, everyday life ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: feel good, exciting, touching, captivating, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: fireworks, lighthouse, running away from home, summer, teenage love, festival, high school, swimming pool, classroom, beach, seaside, alternate timeline ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, imaginary, escapades, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, friendship, runaway, fighting the system, culture clash, school, jumping, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Ah! My Goddess!: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It has been three spring-times since Belldandy came to Earth to grant Keiichi one wish. Things seem to be fine with them while living in the temple with Belldandy's sisters Urd and Skuld, but little do they know that a fallen god from ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: fall in love, friends, supernatural ability, supernatural, love, magic, escapades, good versus evil, fish out of water, afterlife, goddess, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel II. lost butterfly (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Theatrical-release adaptation of the visual novel "Fate/stay night", following the third and final route. (Part 2 of a trilogy.)
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, twists and turns, sincere
Plot: brutality, fight scenes, danger, murder, transformation, twists & turns, battles, supernatural, fight, magic
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To ...
Style: serious, exciting, mecha, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, adventure, love affair, friendship, destiny, rivalry, youth, supernatural, magical girl, love triangle, magic, high school life ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.8
 72
Project ARMS (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: ARMS is an manga series that is heavily influenced by Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The series is created by Kyoichi Nanatsuki and Ryoji Minagawa. In 1999, the manga received the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen. The manga was adapted as ...
Style: psychological
Plot: supernatural power, teenager, supernatural, super weapon, monsters, strong language, violence, monster, swearing, super strength, shapeshifting, profanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.6
 24K
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.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: surrealism, librarian, love, severed arm, investigation, search, airport, pizza delivery boy, cigarette lighter, car accident, umbrella, flashback ...
Time: year 1994
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: stylized, offbeat, humorous, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, school, friendship, teenage life, escapades, heroes, imaginary, danger, gang, fog, ice, alien ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, captivating, sincere, psychotronic
Plot: mermaid, first love, magic, prophecy, teenage girl, supernatural power, love, fish, supernatural, train conductor, merman, modern day adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day - The Movie (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A year has passed since Menma's ghostly return to the Super Peace Busters. Although the time they spent together during that summer was short, the five members reminisce about what happened as they each write a letter to their lost friend.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, stylized, touching ...
Plot: friendship, supernatural, ghost, love triangle, teenage love, coming of age, unrequited love, youth, high school life, teenage life, fall in love, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, elderly, mysterious character, obsession, uninvited guest, social relations, surrealism, golden years, female director, knitting, dollhouse, accordion ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tara Markov is a girl who has power over earth and stone; she is also more than she seems. Is the newest Teen Titan an ally or a threat? And what are the mercenary Deathstroke's plans for the Titans?
Style: exciting, entertaining, semi serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: superhero team, superhero, unrequited love, betrayal, good versus evil, violence, martial arts, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cult, villain, spy, supernatural power ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Winx Club: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sixteen years ago the most powerful warrior wizards of the Magic Dimension sacrificed themselves to fight against absolute evil. Now the fate of a kingdom is in the hands of a young girl - Bloom, the fairy of the Dragon's flame. Accompanied by ...
Style: serious, semi serious, stylized, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, family, imaginary, wizards and magicians, destiny, friends, legends and myths, escapades, magic, supernatural ability, princess, magical girl ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Recently, My Sister is Unusual (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Plot: unrequited love, forbidden love, stepbrother stepsister relationship, teenage sexuality, feminine wiles, family relations, alternative lifestyle, bodily possession, life after death
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 238K
Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, captivating, melancholic, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: horror for children, date night, preschoolers
Plot: corpse, dark fantasy, afterlife, supernatural, supernatural romance, marriage, romance, loneliness, shyness, wedding, fall in love, disagreement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Year of the Fish (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rotoscope-animated modern-day Cinderella story set in the underbelly of New York's Chinatown.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: follow your dream, cinderella story, wish come true, social differences, family relations, working class, hopes, society, love and romance, romance, bittersweet, chinese ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mirage of Blaze (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 325 min.
Story: Takaya, an ordinary high school boy, gets drawn into an ancient war of darkness and tragedy when he discovers that he is the reincarnation of a feudal lord from Japan's Warring States Period.
Style: stylized, emotional, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: reincarnation, good versus evil, supernatural, rivalry, sent to the past, youth, romance, supernatural ability, imaginary, samurai, supernatural power, love hate relationship ...
Time: ancient history, contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 225
Fake (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Meet Dee Laytner and his half-Japanese partner, Ryo McLane, a pair of detectives from New York. Not only are these two always chasing down criminals, but Dee can't stop himself from trying to chase down Ryo. While on a trip to England, the pair ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: race against time, gays and lesbians, crime, gender, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, hotel, murder, countryside, chases and races, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Weathering with You (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 112 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, ...
Style: captivating, touching, exciting, feel good, light
Plot: weather, magical power, love, girl, friendship, climate change, fall in love, magical girl, couples, teenager, global warming, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Fruit of Grisaia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Mihama Academy—on the surface, a closed learning environment established to nurture students who find themselves at odds with the world around them; in actuality, an orchard-cum-prison built to preserve fruit that has fallen too far from its tree. ...
Style: psychological, captivating, exciting, romantic, brutal
Plot: teenage crush, harem, life is a bitch, teenage boy, hardship, teenage girl, romance, tragedy, psychotherapy, juvenile delinquency, prison, evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ...
Style: ecchi
Plot: high school, wish fulfillment, teenager, wings, teenage boy, angel, teenage protagonist
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, wish come true, couples, surrealism, insanity, absurd humor, creativity, newlyweds, moral ambiguity, dark hero, brutality ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 597
Gen 13 (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Caitlin Fairchild, a teenager offered a place in an institute for gifted children. She soon learns that the school isn't really a school, but rather a military project to turn children with a special genetic structure into super soldiers. After ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, captivating
Plot: teenage superhero, good versus evil, superheroine, supernatural power, super strength, experiment, super villain, government, government agent, gene manipulation, secret experiment, government conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Garden of Words (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and ...
Style: touching, romantic, colourful, atmospheric, sweet ...
Plot: rain, older woman younger man relationship, chance meeting, unlikely couple, love and romance, teen romance, grownups, shyness, age difference, coming of age, chocolate, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
This Ugly Yet Beautiful World (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: This Ugly Yet Beautiful World is an anime television series created by Shouji Saeki and Hiroyuki Yamaga. It was co-produced by the Gainax and Shaft animation studios. The series aired on the Tokyo Broadcasting System from April 1, 2004 to June 16, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat
Plot: chosen one, fall in love, romance, youth, heroes, teenage life, high school life, love and romance, in the woods, high school, motorcycle, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Honey and Clover: Set 2 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Yuuta Takemoto is a poor college student who lives in a dilapidated apartment building with his two friends, Shinobu Morita and Takumi Mayama. The series chronicles the students' story as they struggle through life and love.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, everyday life, romance, coming of age, slice of life, fall in love, love triangle, youth, self discovery, unfulfilled love, love and romance, struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 161
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: uplifting, serious, emotional, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, self discovery, love affair, human spirit, immigrants, family problems, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, young lovers, youth, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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