Movies like Under a Kaleidoscope

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Under a Kaleidoscope (2014)
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Under a Kaleidoscope (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Caleb Loomis is an agoraphobic twenty-something. In his spare time he makes UFO videos with miniature cities and takes an unhealthy amount of LSD. One afternoon he hears Beatrice, the lady next door, being abused. After striking an odd friendship through the wall Caleb is made aware of who lives with Beatrice.. setting in to a motion a pitch-black psychedelic revenge fantasy.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: australian, inner city, violence, craziness, surrealism

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychedelic, surreal, art house and offbeat films with plots about surrealism, violence, australian, murder, female nudity, hippie and youth mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Under a Kaleidoscope: Mondo Yakuza (2016), 54 Days (2014), Hallucination Generation (1966), Check to the Queen (1969), Bloodbath (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mondo Yakuza (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Australia
Story: Ichiro Kataki, a violent Yakuza gang member travels to Melbourne, Australia after his beloved sister Yuko is brutally murdered by a group of criminals. Hell bent on vengeance he teams up with Cassidy Arizona, a lady of the night with a vendetta of ...
Plot: yakuza, revenge, underground, craziness, violence, bullet, gun
Place: australia, tokyo, japan
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95%
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54 Days (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 5 people trapped in a bunker after a nuclear and biological attack are forced to make an impossible decision - either one dies or they all die.
Plot: australian, invasion, post nuclear, post apocalypse, survival
Place: australia
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83%
Hallucination Generation (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A juvenile is mad at his mom so he leaves his home in San Francisco to join a charismatic LSD guru's cult in Spain and turns on, tunes in, and drops out. He also gets involved in murder.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: rebellion, hippie, robbery, hallucination, exploitation, drugs, lsd
Time: 1960s
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82%
Check to the Queen (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 26 year old Silvia has it all, but is still discontent, and daydreams about BDSM sex. When her husband is away on a business trip, she goes to a castle outside Rome to work as a secretary. Here she is turned into a slave.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: bdsm, masochism, affair, modeling, master servant relationship, sexploitation, slave, domination, lesbianism, lesbian, female nudity, servant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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And in the Morning They Woke Up (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: And in The Morning They Woke Up
Plot: surrealism, flashback, vodka
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.6
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Bloodbath (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chicken, a desperate hippie junkie living in a small Spanish village, is finding it difficult to separate fantasy and reality. This isn't helped by the villagers practising magic and child sacrifice, or his involvement with a group of boozy ...
Style: psychedelic
Plot: hippie, surrealism, drowning, swimming pool, female nudity, washed up star, bull, racial slur, ritual sacrifice, religious cult, aging, urination ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Nexxt - Frau Plastic Chicken Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the 20th live broadcast of Frau Plastic Chicken’s TV show entitled Nexxt, the first guest comes from the sixties: it is the hero of Burgess’s novel A Clockwork Orange, the notorious murderer Alexander Grushkin, that is, Little Alex. With the ...
Plot: male nudity, tv show in film, sociopath, tv reporter, tv show, psychopath, torture, surrealism, serial killer, violence, prostitute, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Franklin: A Symphony of Pain (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mind is a terrible thing to waste
Style: mind bending, psychedelic
Plot: psychotic, self mutilation, secret society, betrayal, drugs, symbolism, cult leader
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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A Month of Sundays (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Frank Mollard, divorced but still attached, can't move on and also can't sell a house in a property boom, much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone call from his mother. Nothing out of the ordinary there – ...
Plot: grief, midlife crisis, friendship, australian, real estate agent, mother son relationship
Place: australia
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61%
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 6
Turtle (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Cameroon
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about friendship between a boy and his turtle.
Plot: violence, fire, fleeing, circumcision, fight, village, father son relationship, turtle, hut, surrealism, boy, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Microscopic Liquid Subway to Oblivion (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bahamas
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An acid trip of a movie.
Style: art house, psychedelic
Plot: lsd, visual hallucination, heroin, surrealism, hallucination, art
Time: year 1970
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Dalkeith (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tells the true story of the residents at Dalkeith Residential Home who sit around every day just waiting to die until staff buy them a greyhound. Naming the dog Dalkeith after the home, they discover she is a phenomenal runner and she is soon ...
Plot: old woman, retirement home, dog, bet, old man, lawsuit, elderly, gambling, australian, male female relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Misguided (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After planning to leave the city with his girlfriend, a young man must first betray her in order to save his brother from a deadly situation.
Plot: drugs, violence, love, blood, brother, smoking
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Destruction Babies (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Taira is a disaffected youth from a seaside town reveling in violence. Enamored by his strength, Yuya joins his crusade in attacking strangers. Meanwhile, Taira's brother looks for him.
Plot: kicked in the head, supermarket, shoplifting, kicked in the face, garbage, street fight, punched in the face, blood, fight, tooth, kicked in the stomach, garbage can ...
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46%
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Dimboola (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dimboola follows the interaction of various characters at a country wedding reception.
Plot: night, englishman abroad, cigarette smoking, wedding, playing piano, newspaper reporter, wedding reception, brunette, gender disguise, singing, cross dressing, australian ...
Place: australia
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45%
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Delirium (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ukraine, Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ordinary funeral procession moves along its path from church to cemetery. Observing, you slip from reality into a place where time has lost its linearity, looping through the odd images thrown off by a distorted reality. Images of non-existence, ...
Style: art house, surreal, psychedelic
Plot: paranoia, insanity, hanging, suicide, surrealism, neo noir, delirium, time loop, villa, twins, rope, psychotic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
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The Merger (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A country football coach who has a plan to rebuild the local football team by recruiting recently settled asylum seekers.
Plot: australian, refugee, sport, football field, community, humanism, career, passion, empathy, football team, friendship, friend ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Acid Eaters (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A group of office workers go every Friday afternoon to the White Pyramid, a 50-foot tower of LSD.
Style: psychedelic, surreal
Plot: lsd, exploitation, drugs, sex, female nudity, motorcycle, devil, surrealism, quicksand, absurd humor, knife, sexuality ...
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42%
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The Craving (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Leading a double life, Chef Ronnie spends her days as a charming celebrity chef who thrives and shines as owner of a trendy Spanish tapas restaurant in San Francisco, and spends her nights in ways too gruesome to fathom. As Chef Ronnie's ...
Plot: female nudity, violence, exploitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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End of Man (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Stark naked man comes out from the sea and begins to walk the streets, interfering in daily episodes, always in search of justice. He names himself Finis Hominis (The End of Man, in latin), and soon becomes sort of a modern Messiah, capable of ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, humorous, semi serious, psychedelic ...
Plot: supernatural, righting the wronged, supernatural ability, miraculous event, imaginary, dead child, prophet, christ allegory, youth, hippie, messiah, sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
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Innuendo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Finland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tuuli grows up in an oppressively religious and abusive family in Finland. To escape from the shadow of her angelic twin sister she travels to Melbourne, Australia. Curious of sexuality, she becomes a nude model for art classes. Her innocent surface ...
Plot: murder, psychological thriller, nude model, religion, australian, chainsaw, identical twins
Place: melbourne, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Suburban Mayhem (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Can you really get away with murder? Welcome to the world of Katrina, a 19-year-old single mum who's planning to do just that. Katrina lives in a world of petty crime, fast cars, manicures and blow-jobs. A master manipulator of men living at ...
Style: dark humor, offbeat, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: murder, suburbs, parents and children, sexual relations, chaos and mayhem, crime, crimes, suburban life, life sentence, youth, intrigue, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Night, the Prowler (1978)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Felicity Bannister is a young woman living in the shadow of her overpowering mother. Her oppression is her worst enemy until the day she is attacked by an intruder who breaks into her bedroom and forces Felicity into action. The tables are suddenly ...
Plot: sex, homeless man, rebellion, wealth, surrealism, robbery, mother daughter relationship, arranged marriage, leather jacket, dysfunctional family, coming of age, rapist
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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In Her Skin (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who went missing.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: loss of daughter, murder, australian, deadly, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, crimes, missing child, dead teenager, teenage sexuality, true crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Summer Camp Nightmare (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: At Camp North Pines for Boys, the campers, led by the charismatic Franklin Reilly, stage a revolt against the strick owner, Mr. Warren, and lock him and the rest of the councelers up and take over the camp for themselves. But the revol soon spirals ...
Plot: camp, violence, teenager, summer, summer camp, hanging, dead boy, hanged boy, tongue in cheek, judo throw, slasher, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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To Be Twenty (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lia and Tina are two beautiful girls who meet and realize that they have a lot in common. They are both young, beautiful and pissed off, so they decide to hitchhike their way to Rome to find Nazariota's commune, a place to stay for free and ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: sex, rape, prostitution, gang, commune, kissing, exploitation, one female two males threesome, spy, anger, song, terrorism ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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A Violent Life (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Despite the life threat hanging over his head, Stéphane decides to go back to Corsica for the funeral of Christophe, a childhood friend and companion in arms, murdered the day before. On this occasion, the chain of events which made him, the ...
Plot: violence, radical, car on fire, prison, murder, death, funeral, pubic hair, night, bulletproof vest, radicalism, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
What if it Works? (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Adrian, an irrepressibly chirpy tech nerd, has OCD. Grace, a beautiful street artist, has multiple personality disorder. It's a love story that seems impossible. But what if it works?
Plot: mental illness, romance, australian, transvestite, psychiatrist, street art, dissociative identity disorder, fast car, female artist
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
End of the Road (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a catatonic episode on a railway station platform, Jacob Horner is taken to "The Farm"...
Style: psychedelic
Plot: chicken, mental illness, doctor patient relationship, skinny dipping, bestiality, insanity, older woman younger man relationship, classroom, train station, american flag, gun, jazz ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
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Spin Out (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Billy and Lucy have grown up together in a small, close-knit Australian country town, where they form one of the town's most formidable Ute driving teams. When Billy takes one risky car stunt too far, Lucy declares she is moving to the city - ...
Plot: ball, car, australian, butt, middle finger
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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