Movies like Karnabal

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Karnabal (1985)
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Karnabal (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Story: Jaumet is about lo live his most unforgettable adventure. Traveling by car, he arrives in a village whose inhabitants are quite outlandishly, as if they were plunged in a rare carnival behavior.
Style: avant garde
Plot: journey, angel, male female relationship, kingdom, theater, mask, balloon, carnival, parable, surrealism, brainwashing, traveling salesman, mime, face mask, theatre production, consumerism

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out offbeat, humorous, cult film and absurd films with plots about surrealism, female nudity, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, dialogue and adventure mostly in Fantasy, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Karnabal: Tobi (1978), Peak Experience (2003), Sex, Blood and Fairy Tales (2016), Fando and Lis (1968), Ghost Graduation (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Celebration in the Botanical Garden (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: One of the lead characters is Maria, an inn keeper; always a bride but never a wife. She meets the newcomer Pierre, who disturbs the peace of the small village and teaches the locals how to enjoy life. The film is full of fireworks of lovely ...
Style: psychedelic
Plot: greenhouse, expressionism, carnival, miraculous event, village, garden, fight, goose, cow, innkeeper, angel, beer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dawn Breaks, Which Is No Small Thing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theodore, a young Spanish engineer who works as a professor at the University of Oklahoma, returned to Spain to enjoy a sabbatical year. Upon arrival, he discovers that his father killed his mother and, to compensate for the loss, he bought a ...
Plot: surrealism, countryside, village, election, mayor
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.9
 204
Tobi (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a little boy who grows a pair of wings on his back, giving him the appearance of an angel. The boy draws the attention of his community including doctors, scientists and schoolmates. The wings are surgically removed but eventually ...
Plot: surrealism, wings, working class, angel, classmate, flying, surgery, mutation, parable, father son relationship, doctor, boy ...
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: surreal, cult film, epic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: storytelling, moon, siege, horse, backstage, monster, european, balloon, baron, legends and myths, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, egypt, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Peak Experience (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Peak Experience is an exhilarating romantic comedy adventure that takes place in and around a remote cat-skiing lodge in the High Sierras. The cast is an eclectic group of extreme skiers and snowboarders, perfectly matched to reveal and magnify each ...
Plot: sex, male female relationship, angel, nipples, sexuality, female nudity, skiing, nudity (full frontal - brief), lost love, breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, surreal, cult film, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Sex, Blood and Fairy Tales (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: What would you do if you had to choose between ten years in prison and selling your soul to the Devil? Vera's biggest desire is to become a housewife and have children. Her dreams get interrupted when on Engagement night her fiancé confesses ...
Plot: surrealism, jealousy, family relations, blood, friendship, sword fight, fight, male female relationship, gangster, gangsters, death, myth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Merman Prince for El Presidente Emperor Warlord! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Merman Prince has swum to the Shore! He has left behind his underwater utopia, in order to try his hand at global politics. A camera crew is hired to follow The Merman Prince on the campaign trail, as he runs for the newly created position of El ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: political satire, surrealism, social satire, political, president, earth, world, mermaid, donald trump, parody, election
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Fando and Lis (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fando and his partially paralyzed lover Lis search for the mythical city of Tar. Based on Jodorowsky's memories of a play by surrealist Fernando Arrabal.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, stylized, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: nihilism, cards, puppet, post apocalypse, surrealism, paraplegic, cross dressing, obsessive quest, escapades, puppets, toys, society ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ghost Graduation (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teacher with paranormal abilities helps a group of ghosts graduate high school.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, ghost, teachers and students, teenage life, disorder, supernatural, power relations, teenage love, ghost story, teenager, high school, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Si Prinsipe Abante at ang lihim ng Ibong Adarna (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Story: A vengeful and evil witch puts Prinsipe Abante's (Rene Requiestas) loving father in a deep coma-and the only cure to the king's strange illness is the sweet song of the legendary Ibong Adarna.
Plot: prince, king, princess, midget, curse, turned to stone, tree, waterfall, magical creature, three brothers, revenge, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Temptation Island (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dina (Dina Bonnevie), Suzanne (Jennifer Cortez), Bambi (Bambi Arambulo) and Azenith (Azenith Briones) join the famed Miss Manila Sunshine contest, which brought them together on a yacht cruise as part of the pageants semi-finals. By some freak ...
Plot: temptation, sand, high society, hut, camp, ocean, cannibalism, castaway, spoiled brat, maid, island, survivor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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1001 Nights (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sheherazade has been married to a ruler who wants many wives, but only one at a time. Consequently, as soon as he has bedded them, he has them put to death. In most retellings, the girl staves off this unfortunate conclusion by putting off the ...
Style: satirical, fairy tale
Plot: genie, magic, king, desert, parachuting, wife, journey, heroes, storyteller, executioner, magic trick, airplane ...
Place: london, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ghost with Driver (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A chauffeur for a corrupt CEO, and a few hours later, his boss himself, are killed by the industrialist's associate. But their ghosts remain on Earth, and they try to tell the millionaire's teenage son the identity of the killer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Plot: ghost, family relations, boss and employee, lottery, afterlife, power relations, righting the wronged, workplace intrigue, parents and children, misfit partners, workplace, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 3K
Candy (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a send-up of Voltaire's Candide. Young Candy is a high school girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
Style: sexy, psychedelic, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, seduction, guru, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, sexual relations, teenage life, family problems, youth, femme fatale, teenager, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: california, new york, europe, usa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Samson and His Mighty Challenge (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four muscular heroes fight the evil ruler of an oppressed people.
Plot: magic, battlefield, martial arts, battles, myth, greco roman wrestling, beefcake martial arts, bare chested male fighting, disarming someone, wrestling, bare breasts, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Two Sane Nuts (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, Italy, Spain, Colombia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adventure movie directed by Ernst Hofbauer.
Plot: man forced to strip, queen, captive, matriarchy, femdom, male bondage, gender roles, switching roles, erotica, bare breasts, female nudity, amazon tribe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bread And Circus (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: One man's courage and will to break loose from the system, and the ability of one individual to bring down the kingdom.
Style: gross out humor, dark humor, allegory, absurd, toilet humor
Plot: oppression, fighting the system, kingdom, machine gun, alien, surrealism, vulva, earth, slasher, fascism, splatter, bottle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bunuel and King Solomon's Table (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Mexico, Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Toledo in the 30s: The godfather of cinematic surrealism, Luis Buñuel, the poet Federico Garcia Loca and the painter Salvador Dalí are on a search for the mythical table of King Salomon, which is known to have the power to see in the past, the ...
Style: clever, stylized, mind bending, surreal, contemplative ...
Plot: surrealism, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, filmmaking, political unrest, godparent, urban, artists and showbiz, city life, performer's life, imaginary, teleportation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 2000s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 13K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, cult film, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, adventure, beast, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, goofy hero, imaginary, heroes, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Woman with Red Boots (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elderly millionaire manipulates an avant-garde writer and a happily married man.
Plot: chess, surrealism, boots, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 37K
Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, knight, castle, misfit, adventure, medieval, king, save the princess, palaces castles and temples, life turned upside down, save the kingdom ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 8
MOMMAP (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: avant garde
Plot: trenchcoat, deception, treasure map, mansion, lawn sprinkler, baptism, conundrum, sociopath, adventurer
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, mysterious character, imagination, deal with the devil, immortality, journey, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, protective parent, mystery, haunted by the past, magic ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 96K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Style: humorous, absurd, exciting, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dragon, farce, escapades, rivalry, kidnapping, knight, wizards, anti heroes, giant, save the princess, siblings relations, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 78
Red Lipstick (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Incorporating the manic approach of The Monkees and the camp aesthetic of the 60s Batman TV series, this heist movie in drag is a laugh-riot from wigs to stilettos. Starring, Hedda Lettuce and Miss Understood as a pair of none-too-glam dragqueens, ...
Style: cult film
Plot: female impersonator, gay interest, surrealism, lesbian, homosexual, cross dressing, transvestite, midnight, cult, garbage
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Erik the Viking (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see sunlight again. A Pythonesque satire of Viking life.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: viking, satire, adventure, norse mythology, parody, good versus evil, friendship, rivalry, heroes, escapades, friends, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: norway, australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, small town, convertible, theft, the beatles, record producer, billboard, bus, robot, cons and scams, small town life, music band ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 70s ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 205K
Dogma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, satirical, clever ...
Plot: angel, satire, god, chosen one, religion, save the world, god or devil, heaven and hell, religions or cults, good versus evil, obsessive quest, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, ancient history, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 3K
King Size (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comedy. The story follows a young scientist in the contemporary world, who actually came from the world of dwarves, thanks to a magic potion, held by the Big Eater, ruler of the dwarves. The dwarf kingdom, Shuflandia, exists in a cellar of a ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, biting, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: polish, satire, ruler, fish out of water, social relations, escapades, imaginary, adventure, society, misfit, social differences, giant ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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