Movies like The Garden 2017

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The Garden (2017)
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The Garden (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: After a silent, masked individual encounters a man with a television for an arm; horror, euphoria and madness ensue.
Style: frightening, student film
Plot: film making, filmmaking, nature, art, nightmare, mask, surrealism, television, artist, fear, student

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Most similar movies to The Garden

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, surreal and stylized films with plots about surrealism, death, supernatural, loneliness, violence, art and childhood mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Garden: Where The Dead Go to Die (2012), A Monster Calls (2016), Angel's Egg (1985), Winter Spirits (2016), Belladonna of Sadness (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Where The Dead Go to Die (2012)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled group of children living on the same block are haunted by a talking dog named Labby who brings them on surreal hell-rides between different dimensions and time periods.
Plot: surrealism, nightmare, grave, evil spirit, demon, serial murder, hell, gun, violence, gore, veteran, amputee ...
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95%
Mushishi Tokubetsu-hen: Hihamukage (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A powerful mushi appears during an eclipse, drawing other mushi to form a huge shadow that blocks the sun over a small village. Looking for clues about the mushi, Ginko meets a child who is afflicted by a strange disease that manifests itself when ...
Plot: supernatural, slice of life, eclipse, village, forest, walking, illness, sun, sunlight, nature, solar eclipse, wanderer
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, emotional, fairy tale, compassionate, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: terminal illness, monster, childhood, family, imagination, nightmare, school, bullying, life & death, part animation, storytelling, dark fantasy ...
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85%
 7.7
 5K
Angel's Egg (1985)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A mysterious young girl wanders a desolate, otherworldly landscape, carrying a large egg.
Style: gothic, avant garde
Plot: girl, egg, city, fossil, angel, dark fantasy, fish, warrior, water, religion, trust, surrealism ...
Place: japan, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Winter Spirits (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In 1920s Japan the boy Akeno lives without his father, but he has a mysterious friend. When Akeno gets kidnapped by soldiers, his friend sets out to return him home. But soon they both realize, something mysterious happened in their lives.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: self hatred, debut, train, violence, childhood trauma, running, ice, father son relationship, tradition, military, soldier, snow ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Belladonna of Sadness (1973)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A peasant woman is banished from her village and makes a deal with the devil to gain magical powers.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: pact with the devil, loss of innocence, wedding, deal with the devil, rape, tax collector, devil, nipple, bathing, injustice, female protagonist, servant ...
Time: middle ages
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Fear(s) of the Dark (2007)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Several scary black-and-white animated segments in different styles appeal to our fear(s) of the dark.
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, bleak, tense ...
Plot: nightmare, danger, cowardliness, bullying, dangerous animal, dangerous attraction, couples, nightmare comes true, sex, girl, missing person, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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82%
 7.8
 55K
Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: stylized, talky, surreal, clever, serious ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, dream, imagination, nightmare, human nature, hopes, parallel world, freedom, free will, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Story of Mr. Sorry (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
Story: This quirky animated delight revolves around a harried young man who keeps getting smaller and smaller until he is the size of a spider. He becomes an ear-cleaner, delving into people's ears to clear wax and peek at memories. In the ear of a ...
Plot: spoon, spider, brother sister relationship, ear, flashback, shyness, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Madoka Kaname, an ordinary middle-schooler, along with her best friend Sayaka Miki, are offered the chance to have any wish they want granted by the mysterious Kyubey, and become magical girls and fight witches. However, fellow magical girl Homura ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, offbeat, sinister, stylized
Plot: magical girl, dark fantasy, surrealism, teenage girl, magic, wizards and magicians, wish come true, schoolgirl, parent child relationship, female friendship, psychological thriller, girls with guns ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.5
 4K
Colorful (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Upon reaching the train station to death, a dejected soul is informed that he is lucky and will have another chance at life. He is placed in the body of a 14-year-old boy named Kobayashi Makoto, who has just committed suicide. Watched over by a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy
Plot: reincarnation, dealing with death, suicide, slice of life, school life, rebirth, youth, teenage life, supernatural, one more chance, back from the dead, suicidal
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: Rebellion (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Following Madoka's rewriting of the universe, sacrificing herself and her happy normal days to save all magical girls from the cruel fate that awaited them by wiping witches out of existence, the despair still manifest into creatures known as ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: magical girl, surrealism, young heroes, destiny, girls with guns, dark fantasy, magic, high school, female friendship, imaginary kingdom, teenage life, wish come true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Burn Paris Burn (2009)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Featuring Venus Flytrap and Romarik De Malkhange Romarik, a misfit teenager, meets Venus, an occult student witch. After a little journey into the universe of Romarik's mind, Venus feel that this guy could create The Ultimate Band and conquer ...
Plot: industry, dream, youth, teenager, surrealism, metal, psychedelia, hell
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: dark humor, surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: immortality, surrealism, divorced parents, hospital, nightmare, illness, mental illness, introspection, death of parent, mental instability, hopes, direction and purpose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.4
 5K
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: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: baby, mischievous children, parents and children, childless couple, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations, babies and infants, couple relations, disorder, surrealism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Night on the Galactic Railroad (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Giovanni currently lives a dreary life of near non-stop work. At school, his peers ridicule him incessantly, and his employer at work is distant and cold. As his isolation from society becomes unbearable, he suddenly finds himself on a train heading ...
Plot: another dimension, buddhism, cat, literature, philosophy, innocence, friendship, surrealism, anthropomorphism, friendship between boys, space travel, railway ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Night of the Living Dead: Reanimated (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Night of the Living Dead: REANIMATED features the work of various artists, animators, and filmmakers from around the globe. The mixed media featured include puppetry, CGI, hand-drawn animation, illustration, acrylics, claymation, and even ...
Style: post modern, avant garde
Plot: zombie apocalypse, supernatural, neo noir, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
To the Forest of Firefly Lights (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: One hot summer day a little girl gets lost in an enchanted forest of the mountain god where spirits reside. A young boy appears before her, but she cannot touch him for fear of making him disappear. And so a wondrous adventure awaits...
Plot: folklore, supernatural, spirit, slice of life, friendship, little girl, childhood, forest, mask, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7.5
 3K
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, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural ability, surrealism, clay, puppet, philosophy, devil, deal with the devil, redemption, master, magic, occult, play ...
Place: prague, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Style: psychedelic, psychological, surreal, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, isolation, musician's life, rock, rebelliousness, hallucinations, wall, teacher, hippie, police brutality, nightmare, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Vanilla Series: Nightmare Campus (1994)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 200 min.
Story: During an archaeological expedition to a forbidden Himalayan temple, 19-year-old Masao Sera stumbled upon a bloody, sacrificial rite designed to throw open the Gates of Hell. Meanwhile, a dark force has descend upon Masao's college. Fights, ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: telepathy, destruction, supernatural power, threesome, tentacle, demon, occult, monster, high school student, brother sister incest, incest, transformation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, puppet, pig, guinea pig, death, coffin
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Day of the Crows (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a cabin of the deep of the forest, a child and his father leas a wild and hard life in utmost isolation. The child grows up fearing and admiring his father, with the ghosts haunting the forest as his only companions. Until the day he discovers ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: village, ghost, parents and children, coming of age, in the woods, family, fish out of water, youth, family relations, single parent, isolation, life turned upside down ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Devilman Volume 3: Devilman Apocalyps (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Fear runs rampant throughout Tokyo with the revelation that demons in fact exist amongst us. Paranoia and the darker side of humanity boils onto the streets as people turn on one another, suspecting that anyone could in fact be a demon hiding in ...
Plot: guts, demons, attack, fight, cannibalism, bare feet, demon, tragic love, devil, cannibal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, earring ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Garden of Sinners: Future Gospel (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mirai Fukuin (lit. The Future's Gospel) is a side story of Kara no Kyoukai novel series. It is divided into two parts, Möbius ring, and Möbius Link.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: eye injury, palm reading, bag, deja vu, precognition, fortune teller, girl, hotel, dog, restaurant, flashback, rooftop ...
Time: 1990s, future, year 1998, 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jakob arrives at the Institute Benjamenta (run by brother and sister Johannes and Lisa Benjamenta) to learn to become a servant. With seven other men, he studies under Lisa: absurd lessons of movement, drawing circles, and servility. He asks for a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, boarding school, love and romance, society, family relations, power relations, master and servant, mind game, love triangle, surrealism, siblings relations, boarding school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 141
Vampire Wars (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The rural American west is the setting for this OVA, in which a bizarre and brutal attack on a NASA base in Arizona attracts the attention of a French secret service agent, Monsieur Lassar, when a dead CIA agent is found floating on the Seine in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, exciting
Plot: vampire, government agency, secret agents, desert, terrorism, countryside, heroic mission, religions or cults, danger, heroes, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 1990s
Place: france, arizona, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 123
Judge (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 49 min.
Story: What comes around goes around...even from beyond the grave. Most criminals are only concerned with earthly justice - the laws of man. All too often, the guilty go free, their deeds unpunished. But there is another law. Deep within the spirit world, ...
Plot: supernatural, blood, seal, bullet, gun, corruption, justice, attorney, courtroom, court, murder, violence ...
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A squad of Ultramarines answer a distress call from an Imperial Shrine World. A full Company of Imperial Fists was stationed there, but there is no answer from them. The squad investigates to find out what has happened there.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, androids and robots, battle zone, distant planet, master warrior, soldier, battles, heroes, imaginary, military, space and aliens, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 3K
$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Australia, Israel
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing booklet, which will explain, in easy to follow, simple terms ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: human nature, introspection, hopes, social misfits, self discovery, society, loneliness, suicide, meaning of life, advertisement, piggy bank, angel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco, israel, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%