Movies like A Hungarian Fairy Tale

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A Hungarian Fairy Tale (1987)
Original name: Hol volt, hol nem volt
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shot in B&W, Gyula Gazdag's film follows the surreal and often comic quests of young Andris, an orphan searching for a father who doesn't exist, and Orban, a government clerk who's had enough of oppressive bureaucracy.
Style: melancholic, talky, enigmatic, stylized, harsh, cerebral, surreal, sexy, biting, colourful ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, opera, child, climbing a wall, id card, child uses gun, train tunnel, birth certificate, locked door, document, escalator, rolls royce, funeral procession, statue, aerial photography, breaking and entering, newborn baby, child with gun, search for father, illegitimacy, illegitimate child, runaway, stranger, shooting, rowboat ...
Place: budapest hungary, tokyo, japan, iraq, argentina, australia

Most similar movies to A Hungarian Fairy Tale

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surreal, stylized, serious and atmospheric films with plots about surrealism, blood, female nudity, imaginary, male nudity, magic and bathtub mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Hungarian Fairy Tale: The Brand New Testament (2015), Enter the Void (2009), A Rough Draft (2018), Carnival Magic (1981), Drawing Restraint 9 (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Brand New Testament (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 114 min.
Story: God lives in Brussels. On earth though, God is a coward, with pathetical morals and being odious with his family. His daughter, Ea, is bored at home and can't stand being locked up in a small apartment in ordinary Brussels, until the day she ...
Style: surreal, melancholic, philosophical, reflective, absurd ...
Plot: god, death, religion, philosophy, father daughter relationship, ape, tv news, computer, apostle, evangelist, gorilla, walking on water ...
Place: brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.3
 56K
Enter the Void (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada
Duration: 161 min.
Story: This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta). When Oscar is killed by ...
Style: psychedelic, atmospheric, serious, touching, light ...
Plot: afterlife, incest, surrealism, ghost, strip club, prostitute, hallucination, drug trip, stripper, siblings relations, unsimulated sex, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.3
 734
A Rough Draft (2018)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Young Muscovite Kirill is a talented designer of computer games. One day, he is completely erased from the memory of everyone he knew and loved. Kirill learns that he has been chosen for an important and mysterious mission: to become a customs ...
Style: stylized, surreal, twists and turns, atmospheric
Plot: alternate reality, imagination, supernatural, chosen one, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, curses spells and rituals, heroes, parallel universe, dark fantasy, fantasy world, creativity, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 2.4
 513
Carnival Magic (1981)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon become the stars of the carnival, drawing in big crowds. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: circus, chimpanzee, carnival, kidnapping, wizards and magicians, animal life, artists and showbiz, workplace, manipulations, save the day, confined, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Drawing Restraint 9 (2005)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The film concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation and continues Matthew Barney's interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, stylized
Plot: religions or cults, ship, ocean or sea, human nature, couple relations, society, couples, disintegration, surrealism, pubic hair, male nudity, sculpture
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Toto the Hero (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Plot: childhood, aging, human nature, couple relations, magic realism, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, haunted by the past, coming of age, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: europe, germany, egypt, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Hidden Beauties (1999)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Three gorgeous beauties awaken from an ancient nap and immediately begin making up for lost time, engaging in as many passionate encounters as time will allow.
Style: semi serious, sexual, sexy, stylized
Plot: estate, sexual relations, palaces castles and temples, gays and lesbians, vengeance, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, time travel, couples, sex, lesbian sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 1K
Bluebeard (2009)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An adaptation of the classic tale of a wealthy aristocrat with a blue beard.
Style: serious, atmospheric, offbeat, witty, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, convent, innocence lost, siblings relations, palaces castles and temples, crimes, deadly, family relations, battle of the sexes, feminism, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.4
 5K
Northfork (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "We are all angels. It is what we do with our wings that separates us." In the next two days, the town of Northfork will cease to exist. The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a ...
Style: surreal, bleak, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: small town, angel, small town life, injustice, hopes, society, social relations, human nature, americana, death, surrealism, polish ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, minnesota, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Magic Serpent (1966)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by the trecherous Yuki Daijo and his wizard friend Oroki-maru. The young prince Ikazuki-maru is rescued from the jaws of death by a magic bird sent by a wizard. Ten years later, ...
Plot: dragon, samurai, magic, giant spider, ninja, revenge, giant monster, toad, giant bird, sword fight, father daughter relationship, vengeance ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.3
 298
Harvey (1996)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An unlikely hero, Elwood P. Dowd. This mild-mannered-but-eccentric bachelor has, for several years, happily kept company with Harvey, a six-foot-tall rabbit that only he can see. All's well until Elwood's social-climbing sister, Veta, and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: rabbit, friendship, friends, best friends, chase, wrongfully committed, misfit, family relations, invisibility, insanity, taxi driver, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 5K
Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, school, nightmare, lighthouse, drawing, house, coming of age, friendship, supernatural ability, supernatural, young heroes, haunted by the past ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 219
Pound (1970)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a pound, 18 dogs wait to be adopted.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, biting, surreal
Plot: captivity, animal life, confined, animal shelter, dog, absurdism, news report, held at gunpoint, argument, surrealism, map, fondling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Book of Birdie (2017)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When, Birdie, fragile teenager with an overactive imagination is placed in an isolated Midwestern convent on the brink of closure, her strange and in some cases grotesque obsessions begin to consume her attention. Outside life beckons when she meets ...
Plot: lgbt, blood, lesbian, singing, female protagonist, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.0
 66
Angel Mine (1978)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A young and affluent couple become fatally entangled in their own wish-fulfillment world.
Plot: shot in the head, sitting on a toilet, nun, sex scene, sadist, sailor, advertising, dream, blood, surrealism, dominatrix, bare breasts ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away (2012)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An original story featuring performances by Cirque du Soleil. A young woman is entranced by an Aerialist. When they fall into the dreamlike world of Cirque du Soleil and are separated, they travel through the different tent worlds trying to find ...
Style: surreal, serious, stylized, exciting
Plot: circus, clown, oldies, fall in love, young lovers, music, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, imaginary, youth, disorder, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
 549
Finisterrae (2010)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two ghosts walk along the Camino of Santiago.
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, oracle, on the road, introspection, afterlife, supernatural, hopes, pilgrimage, journey, wandering, walking, horse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 134
The Gifted One (1989)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy can transfer his body energy into ESP and heal sick people. While the subject of scientists' studies, he runs away to try to find out about his past and why he is the way he is.
Style: road movie
Plot: psychic, boy genius, healing power, extrasensory perception, road trip, doctor, scientist, car chase, flashback, baseball, best friend, quest ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Lucinda's Spell (1998)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Something Magical Is In The Air...... Jason the last descendant of Merlin, must father a child on the eve of Beltane. A coven of the world's most powerful witches have gathered in New Orleans for a spell contest to determine who will bear his ...
Plot: occult, witch, magic, gold, spell, male nudity, priest, surrealism, absurd humor, absurdism, female nudity, warlock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Iaga (2015)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Iaga secretly exposes the marriage between Desdemona and Othella, but when the marriage is accepted by Venetian nobility, Iaga plots to drive a wedge between Othella and Desdemona using handsome Cassio as her pawn.
Plot: gender bending, magic, racism, shakespeare's othello, lesbian
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens (2008)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Billy turns 11 on November 11 he realises he is no ordinary boy.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: small town, young heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, family, escapades, imaginary, youth, legends and myths, small town life, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 2.8
 725
Dragon (2006)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In a desperate attempt to save her kingdom from an advancing army of dark elves, Princess Vanir must traverse the haunted forest of Sidhe. With the help of loyal adventurers Cador and Artemir, they encounter the army of elves, a mysterious ...
Plot: princess, dragon, magic, creature, death of friend, mythical creature, eaten alive, sword and sorcery, sword, sword and fantasy, warrior, prophecy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 41
Aphrodisiac (1972)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Eccentric Professor Leviticus Wirtsus is obsessed with crossbreeding animals of different species. His research leads Wirtsus to discover a LSD-type substance called Fongaluli
Style: psychedelic
Plot: female masturbation, female nudity, professor, sex, male nudity, beach, breast sucking, storm at sea, group sex, tropical island, nude girl, leaf ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.0
 49
Fluctuations (1970)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A bizarre don't-even-try-to-make-sense-of-it bombardment of sexual imagery that plays like stream of consciousness from a degenerate: threesomes, foursomes, lesbians, bondage, hair-whipping (!) and, believe it or not, even kung-fu. Avant-garde ...
Plot: karate, male nudity, female nudity, erotica, bathtub, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
 101
Dreamwood (1972)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dreamwood narrates the oniric quest of a modern argonaut in a mysterious island located somewhere on the borders of the unconscious.
Style: avant garde
Plot: female full frontal nudity, sex outside, moon, urination, male nudity, defecation
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom (2014)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court is plagued by corruption as tyrants rule over the land. With the Manchurians preying on a weakened empire, war is imminent. To save the victims from their suffering, sorceress Jade Raksha ...
Style: stylized, serious, touching, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, fall in love, betrayal, supernatural ability, martial arts, wizards and magicians, sword fight, tragic love, good versus evil, traitor, master warrior, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Lesbian Harem (1987)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Two lesbian lovers escape the city to commit a lovers-suicide deep in the forest. There they are captured by the queen of a lesbian colony who uses the two lovers for her own sex games. The couple organize a revolt against the queen.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: masturbation, queen, female nudity, lesbianism, lesbian, erotica, pistol, military police, harem, palace, forest, lesbian lover ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Believer's Heaven (1977)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Oh, One of these days I'm gonna walk with my Lord!. One of these days I'm gonna talk with my Lord! More Singin' and Preachin' by the deluded Baptists.
Style: christian film
Plot: earthquake, preacher, religion, christian, sermon, heaven, bible, god, exploitation, propaganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Wizard of Stone Mountain (2011)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Determined to win the respect of his people and the love of his life, Teela; Malik, The Wizard of Stone Mountain, makes a bargain with a demon to wield great power. It is up to the heroic warriors to save Malik from himself when the demon takes ...
Plot: guilt, betrayal, lust, magic, zombie, sword and sorcery, sword, sword fight, plague, demon, sword and planet
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Bibi & Tina - Der Film (2014)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Girl Witch Bibi Blocksberg and her best friend Tina have adventures on a horse ranch...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, family, imaginary, adventure, youth, disorder, friends, mischievous children, supernatural ability, contests and competitions, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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