Movies like The Pied Piper

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The Pied Piper (1986)
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The Pied Piper (1986)
Original name: Krysař
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A darkly brilliant stop-motion adaptation of The Pied Piper of Hamelin about a plague of rats that punish townsfolk corrupt with greed. One of Czechoslovakia's most ambitious animation projects of the 1980s, notable for its unusual dark art direction, innovative animation techniques and use of a fictitious language
Style: surreal, dark fantasy, psychotronic, weird, cult film, urban fantasy
Plot: medieval, children, money, rat, greed, expressionism, no dialogue, puppet animation, part animation, pipe

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Most similar movies to The Pied Piper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, captivating, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about death, supernatural power, surrealism, supernatural, demon, monster and escapades mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like The Pied Piper: One Night in City (2007), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978), The Phantom of the Opera (1988), Where The Dead Go to Die (2012), Alice (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Night in City (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Jan Balej's animated film Night In A City / Jedné Noci V Jednom Meste (2007) from the Czech Republic. Very little dialogue throughout, but instead a rich world of sounds and music which more than match the detailed animation and curious ...
Style: enigmatic, adult animation, captivating, suspenseful, satirical ...
Plot: absurdism, absurd humor, surrealism, eccentricity, loneliness, satire, loner, city life, alone, mystery, fish, dark humor ...
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100%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Krabat, a beggar boy, is lured to become an apprentice to an evil, one-eyed sorcerer. With a number of other boys, he works at the sorcerer's mill while learning black magic. Every Christmas one of the boys has to face the master in a magical ...
Style: dark fantasy, psychotronic, christmas horror, cult film, cult movie cast
Plot: evil sorcerer, black magic, apprentice, raven, metamorphosis, death, teenage boy, death of friend, book of magic, orphan, friendship, deception ...
Time: middle ages
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40%
The Phantom of the Opera (1988)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Ireland
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Animated version of the classic story
Style: psychotronic, 2d animation
Plot: rat, unrequited love, torture chamber, scorpion, damsel in distress, grasshopper, mask, opera house, persian
Place: paris france
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34%
H.P. Lovecraft's The Dunwich Horror and Other Stories (2007)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: In the bleak, disturbing and suspenseful universe of H.P. Lovecraft, endless horrors await. From ravaging cannibals to ancient rituals come to life, there's no escape for these hapless souls, whether they come across the Danwich outskirts or ...
Style: captivating, gothic horror, suspense, mystical, entertaining
Plot: old man, mysticism, supernatural horror, university professor, h.p. lovecraft, puppet animation, flame, old house
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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.
Style: satanic, disturbing, serious, brutal, bleak ...
Plot: surrealism, demon, evil spirit, nightmare, murder, violence, creature, manipulation, child abuse, siamese twins, grave, hell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 13K
Alice (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, UK, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A quiet young English girl named Alice finds herself in an alternate version of her own reality after chasing a white rabbit. She becomes surrounded by living inanimate objects and stuffed dead animals, and must find a way out of this nightmare- no ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, disturbing, atmospheric, dark fantasy ...
Plot: surrealism, rabbit, wonderland, youth, children, coming of age, trippy, bdsm, adaptation, pig, transformation, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1860s, 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Blood Tea and Red String (2006)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A handmade stop-motion fairy tale for adults that tells the tale of the struggle between the aristocratic White Mice and the rustic Creatures Who Dwell Under the Oak over the doll of their heart's desire.
Style: surreal, semi serious, stylized, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsession, escapades, society, rescue, rich and poor, fall in love, mouse, doll, animal life, puppet, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Jack and the Beanstalk (1967)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A retelling of the popular fairy tale that mixes live action and animation.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: giant, gold, magic, curse, cat, mouse, cow, spell, treasure, tap dance, goose, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Final Inferno (1989)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: As the Overfiend slumbers, the mad emperor Caesar rises to power, enslaving a new race of demon beasts.
Style: splatter
Plot: rape, sex, death, demon, explicit sex, sex scene, transformation, supernatural power, blood, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Curse of the Overfiend (1988)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Style: hentai, splatter
Plot: demon rape, sex, death, rape, prophecy, sex scene, supernatural power, demon, blood, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: hentai
Plot: sexual attraction, telepathy, destruction, loss of control, death, murder, rape, massacre, surrealism, sex, erotica, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Twilight of the Dark Master (1997)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tsunami is an ancient gaurdian fom days long ago when the Mother Spirit created Daemons and Gaurdians to aid a fledgling human race. Tsunami becomes involved with a woman who has just lost her fiance and her arm and now wants to figure out why this ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, samurai, technology gone awry, future dystopia, apocalypse, custody, heroic mission, battles, tsunami, chaos, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Dark Myth (1990)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: DARK MYTH is the twisted tale of Takahashi, a young innocent who is persecuted by the evil, powerful Kikuchi clan because he bears the "mark of the serpent". Haunted by the murder of his father ten years earlier, Takahashi finds himself ...
Plot: sword, teenage boy, immortality, monk, buddha, chosen one, religion, ancient history, destiny, reincarnation, reluctant hero, horse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Spooky Bats and Scaredy Cats (2009)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When Katie and Makean delay their trick or treating to deliver the Candleman's Halloween Party invitations, they find themselves caught up in a spooky adventure filled with macabre monsters.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: halloween, werewolf, frankenstein's monster, witch, ghost, fantasy world, supernatural, mischievous children, children, adventure, magic, wolfman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: fairy tale, sincere, captivating, psychotronic, modern day adaptation ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teenage girl, first love, supernatural power, prophecy, magic, mermaid, love, fortune telling, train conductor, family relations, parallel world, merman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Evil Toons (1992)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four sexy young girls are to clean an old house for the new owners. They get delivered an old book full of magic incantations, and while reading it they accidentally bring a cartoon character to life. The cartoon character likes the blood of young ...
Style: parody, disturbing, adult animation, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: lesbian sex, female nudity, haunted house, demon, lesbian, supernatural power, neglected wife, sexual humor, sexploitation, abandoned house, mansion, striptease ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Alice of Wonderland in Paris (1966)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Young Alice, having become a celebrity for her adventures in Wonderland, is in her bedroom dreaming about visiting Paris and sharing adventures with the storybook girl Madeline. While no comment is made as to where this Alice comes from or what time ...
Plot: french, female protagonist, alice character, dress
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Attack on Titan: The Wings of Freedom (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Recap of episodes 14-25.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, macabre, bleak, dark fantasy
Plot: giant, post apocalypse, betrayal, transformation, friendship, life philosophy, fantasy world, vengeance, fictional war, destiny, alternate reality, extinction ...
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Attack on Titan: The Roar of Awakening (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Eren Yeager and others of the 104th Training Corps have just begun to become full members of the Survey Corps. As they ready themselves to face the Titans once again, their preparations are interrupted by the invasion of Wall Rose—but all is not ...
Style: manga, tense, captivating, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: fight, giant, violence, female writer, adaptation, struggle for survival, giant monster, survival, humanity, supernatural ability, humanity in peril, morphing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Apostle (2012)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A prisoner recently escaped from prison tries to recover the loot he hid a few years earlier in a remote and secluded village, but what there is is a sentence worse than jail. Claims elderly, strange disappearances, spirits, a peculiar priest and to ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, adult animation ...
Plot: prison escape, village, curses spells and rituals, social relations, obsessive quest, escapades, surrealism, ancient mystery, religions or cults, society, village life, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Gyo: Tokyo Fish Attack (2012)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: To celebrate their graduation from university Kaori and her two friends visit Okinawa in southern Japan for a short vacation. At the vacation house, provided by Tadashi's uncle, a numbing stench awaits the girls, and can be traced to a ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, manga ...
Plot: fish, dangerous animal, friendship, survival, animal life, isolation, manhunt, race against time, brutality, showdown, escapades, near death experience ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6K
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, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: surrealism, absurdism, baby, dark humor, killer child, obsession, parents and children, couple relations, hallucination, childless couple, monster, tree ...
Time: 90s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Max, Sally and the Magic Phone (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Max and Sally, the heroes of popular Czech animated series are leaving the TV in order to become a regular boy and girl.
Style: psychotronic, urban fantasy
Plot: greed, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, missing woman, invisibility, grandmother grandson relationship, absurd humor, cow, small town, ghost, pretending to be someone else, human becoming an animal, children ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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To Your Last Death (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In order to save her siblings, a young woman takes on her father and the powerful entity known as Gamemaster, who ensnares humans into diabolical plots while her species gambles on the outcome.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: woman, mutilation, psycho, violence, trap, heroine, henchman, murder, revenge, death, rivalry, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Rugrats: All Growed Up (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Will Tommy still be the gang's fearless leader? Will Chuckie survive his first "crush"? Will Angelica still be underhanded? The answers are here as the entire Rugrats gang embarks on one of their most fantastic adventures yet.
Style: captivating, funny, entertaining, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: children, mischievous children, child, friends, teenage protagonist, child protagonist, adolescence, escapades, group of friends, teenager, teenage life, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic (2017)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ciel learns of a "Aurora Society", that is rumored to be researching how to bring the dead back to life. Their next meeting is scheduled to be conducted on the ship Campania, voyaging across the Atlantic Ocean. Much to Ciel's dismay, ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, captivating, dark fantasy
Plot: master and servant, supernatural power, supernatural, young heroes, demon, martial arts, mystery, master, society, contract, aristocracy, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Monster High: Boo York, Boo York (2015)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The ghouls are taking a bite out of Boo York! The De Niles are hoping to meet their dynastic destiny and carve out a new empire, while Catty Noir is trying to find her music. Together the ghouls are taking Boo York by storm.
Style: captivating, entertaining, psychotronic, exciting
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: vampire, high school, frankenstein's monster, zombie, bat, skeleton, mummy, female protagonist, party, werewolf, teenager, ghost girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Daddy, I'm a Zombie (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The misadventures of a teenager girl in her new life as zombie.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, zombie, forest, supernatural, teenage life, wizards and magicians, escapades, heroes, life after death, living dead, magic, cemetery ...
Time: 2010s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 4K
Lesson Faust (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, France, UK, Germany
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, cerebral, philosophical, art house, thought provoking ...
Plot: surrealism, puppet, deal with the devil, devil, supernatural ability, dark humor, superhero, mental disorder, brutality, philosophy, death, childhood ...
Place: tokyo, prague, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.6
 37
The Hussites (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 85 min.
Story: What if the events in a key era in our history were actually completely different than what our history textbooks try to tell us? What if Master Jan Hus didn't even get warm in Constance, let alone burn up? What if Jan Zizka had more than one ...
Style: parody, humorous, semi serious, light, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, king, nobleman, intrigue, chess, czech history, pub, burning, campfire
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%