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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Original name: Psiconautas, los niños olvidados
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, gloomy, disturbing, tense, allegory, adult animation, fairy tale
Plot: stranded, death, nightmare, monster, pursuit, murder, escape, island, hallucination, friends, cemetery, danger, chase, violence, police, school, drug, lighthouse, bird, house, hunting, fishing, illness, water, children ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, tense and suspenseful films with plots about danger, violence, murder, death, heroes, fight and supernatural mostly in Animation, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Birdboy: The Forgotten Children: The Plague Dogs (1982), Isle of Dogs (2018), Grave of the Fireflies (1988), Akira (1988), Belladonna of Sadness (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Plague Dogs (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a research laboratory in Great Britain. In the process of telling the story, ...
Style: cult film, adult animation, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: laboratory, chase, danger, dog, disorder, animal life, race against time, deadly, escapades, adventure, chases and races, pets ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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Isle of Dogs (2018)
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Country: USA, Germany, UK
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 ...
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Time: future
Place: japan
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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no ...
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Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945, post world war two
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
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Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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Akira (1988)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
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Place: big ben london, london
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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: hentai, art house, cult film, adult animation, psychedelic
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