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, realistic, humorous and clever films with plots about australian, surrealism, violence, murder, female nudity, father son relationship and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Under a Kaleidoscope: 54 Days (2014), Hallucination Generation (1966), Mondo Yakuza (2016), Bloodbath (1979), Check to the Queen (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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95%
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: lsd, exploitation, drugs, hippie, rebellion, hallucination, robbery
Time: 1960s
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91%
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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, underground, revenge, gun, bullet, violence, craziness
Place: japan, australia, tokyo
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85%
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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, swimming pool, drowning, female nudity, homosexual, urination, washed up star, bull, religious cult, racial slur, ritual sacrifice ...
Place: spain
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84%
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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, master servant relationship, affair, modeling, sexploitation, domination, slave, servant, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, vodka, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: retirement home, old woman, dog, gambling, australian, elderly, bet, old man, lawsuit, male female relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Franklin: A Symphony of Pain (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mind is a terrible thing to waste
Style: psychedelic, mind bending
Plot: drugs, cult leader, symbolism, secret society, psychotic, betrayal, self mutilation
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61%
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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, friendship, midlife crisis, real estate agent, australian, mother son relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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
Plot: lsd, exploitation, sex, female nudity, drugs, motorcycle, sexuality, surrealism, devil, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: tv show in film, serial killer, sociopath, tv reporter, tv show, torture, male nudity, psychopath, surrealism, violence, prostitute, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: refugee, australian, sport, passion, community, humanism, career, redemption, football team, empathy, camaraderie, friendship ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: bicycle, singing, cross dressing, brunette, gender disguise, englishman abroad, night, australian, riding a bicycle, euphemism, lying on bed, wedding ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, australian, romance, dissociative identity disorder, fast car, street art, psychiatrist, transvestite, female artist
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Turtle (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Cameroon
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about friendship between a boy and his turtle.
Plot: violence, fire, hut, fleeing, circumcision, turtle, surrealism, boy, father son relationship, fight, village, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: supermarket, kicked in the stomach, garbage can, punched in the face, blood, kicked in the face, shoplifting, street fight, garbage, tooth, kicked in the head, bicycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, australian, loss of daughter, missing child, crimes, deadly, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, missing person, obsession, fat girl ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, humorous, realistic
Plot: murder, suburbs, single parent, parents and children, family feud, domestic violence, attempted murder, planned murder, family, teenage life, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Ali's Wedding (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a "white lie" which spirals out of control, a neurotic, naive and musically gifted Muslim cleric's eldest son must follow through with an arranged marriage, except he is madly in love with an Australian born-Lebanese girl.
Plot: australian, wedding, arabic, police officer, mosque, falling in love, university student, vineyard, police, love, deportation, judge ...
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42%
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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: blood, drugs, love, violence, smoking, brother
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
39%
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The Castle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Melbourne family is very happy living near the Melbourne airport. However, they are forced to leave their beloved home (by the Government and airport authorities) to make way for more runways. 'The Castle' is the story of how they fight ...
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: airport, australian, kickboxing, court, single parent, parents and children, underdog, court case, family history, palaces castles and temples, eccentric family, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, beirut lebanon, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 105
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, nude model, psychological thriller, chainsaw, australian, religion, identical twins
Place: melbourne, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: villa, psychotic, insanity, hanging, time loop, delirium, murder, rope, paranoia, neo noir, surrealism, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: homeless man, rebellion, surrealism, robbery, mother daughter relationship, leather jacket, wealth, sex, arranged marriage, rapist, coming of age, dysfunctional family
Place: australia
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35%
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Don's Party (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Don's Party stars John Hargreaves as Don Henderson, a schoolteacher living with his wife, Kath (Jeanie Drynan), in 1969. Out of boredom, he invites a small group of friends to celebrate a predicted Australian Labor Party (ALP) election victory, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, talky ...
Plot: politics, friends, australian, party, friendship, infidelity, buddies, unlikely couple, suburbs, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: train station, insanity, skinny dipping, bestiality, boy scout, chicken, gun, jazz, american flag, older woman younger man relationship, classroom, doctor patient relationship ...
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33%
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Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, dark humor, psychological, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: human nature, revenge, unlikely criminals, wedding party, road rage, twists & turns, fighting the system, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, prostitution, gang, rape, exploitation, kissing, commune, sexploitation, female nudity, violence, female full frontal nudity, lesbianism ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 103K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: surreal, clever, stylized, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, neighbor, neo noir, serial killer, murder, writer's life, showbiz, screenwriter, hollywood, new job, loner, corpse ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%