Movies like Under a Kaleidoscope

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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: inner city, australian, craziness, surrealism, violence

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, dark humor and humorous films with plots about australian, surrealism, husband wife relationship, murder, crimes, violence and insanity mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Under a Kaleidoscope: Hallucination Generation (1966), 54 Days (2014), Bloodbath (1979), Mondo Yakuza (2016), Check to the Queen (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: robbery, drugs, exploitation, hallucination, rebellion, lsd, hippie
Time: 1960s
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95%
 6.3
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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, post nuclear, invasion, survival, post apocalypse
Place: australia
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83%
 4.6
 76
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, racial slur, urination, homosexual, washed up star, bull, aging, religious cult, ritual sacrifice, female nudity, drowning ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.3
 108
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, bullet, gun, violence, craziness
Place: tokyo, japan, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: masochism, bdsm, sexploitation, affair, master servant relationship, modeling, slave, lesbian relationship, domination, servant, female nudity, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.8
 80
Delirium (2013)
Genre: Drama, 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: surreal, psychedelic, art house
Plot: murder, surrealism, neo noir, paranoia, insanity, hanging, twins, rope, suicide, villa, time loop, psychotic ...
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50%
 6.5
 4K
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: missing child, murder, australian, loss of daughter, crimes, deadly, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, fat girl, missing person, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
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49%
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, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, humorous
Plot: murder, suburbs, single parent, parents and children, family feud, domestic violence, attempted murder, planned murder, family, crime, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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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: arabic, australian, wedding, mosque, falling in love, police officer, brother sister relationship, university, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, friend, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
 51
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, old man, bet, lawsuit, dog, gambling, elderly, australian
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, devil, motorcycle, surrealism, sexuality, sex, female nudity, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, female artist, street art, dissociative identity disorder, fast car
Place: melbourne australia
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44%
 7.7
 13K
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, court, kickboxing, single parent, parents and children, court case, family history, underdog, palaces castles and temples, eccentric family, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, psychotic, secret society, symbolism, self mutilation, betrayal
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 5.8
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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: gender disguise, wedding, bicycle, cross dressing, cigarette smoking, australian, singing, brunette, riding a bicycle, englishman abroad, night, newspaper reporter ...
Place: australia
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43%
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, real estate agent, australian
Place: australia
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42%
 6.9
 903
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, realistic, clever, talky ...
Plot: politics, friends, party, australian, friendship, infidelity, buddies, suburbs, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
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Duration: 108 min.
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Plot: kicked in the stomach, kicked in the head, kicked in the face, garbage, fight, street fight, shoplifting, bicycle, car accident, violence, murder, kidnapping ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: And in The Morning They Woke Up
Plot: surrealism, flashback, vodka
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Captain Milkshake (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: psychedelic
Plot: vietnam veteran, hippie, marine, morality, anti war, army captain, vietnam war, cigar, marijuana, english, beer, drugs
Time: 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.1
 139K
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, psychological, offbeat, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: human nature, unlikely criminals, revenge, fighting the system, wedding party, road rage, farce, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, twists & turns, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: classroom, older woman younger man relationship, train station, skinny dipping, insanity, bestiality, graduation, catatonia, boy scout, abortion, mad doctor, anti establishment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.7
 101K
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: dark humor, surreal, clever, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hotel, neighbor, showbiz, neo noir, serial killer, murder, writer's life, screenwriter, hollywood, new job, loner, corpse ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 751
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
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Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.5
 290
The Highwayman (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dark, comedic thriller about fraud, bank robbers and a search for love.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crime, store, vengeance, on the road, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, parents and children, cons and scams, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 777
Black Pond (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Thompson family is accused of murder when a stranger dies at their dinner table. Six months later, family friend Tim visits freelance therapist Dr. Eric Sacks and the story finds it's way to the press. The facts are bent and the details ...
Style: semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic, biting ...
Plot: uncover truth, eccentric family, false accusation, family gatherings, family relations, disorder, family dinner, british, convertible, dysfunctional family, disposing of a dead body, dead dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.1
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The Cable Guy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up -- and doesn't let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven's pal, but when Steven tries to end the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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 4.0
 612
Red Billabong (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the Australian Outback, two brothers discover old secrets and family lies. As their friends start to go missing they fear they are being stalked by someone or something from their worst nightmares - But is it just - A story? A legend? A hoax? Or ...
Plot: australian, outback, red eyes, skinny dipping, woman in a bikini, mysterious man, dead animal, creature, creature feature, monster, dog, murder ...
Place: australia
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Compulsion (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A strange and destructive relationship develops between a chef and her neighbor, a former child actress.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: missing person, cooking, obsession, mentally unstable, crimes, police investigation, vomiting, anorexia, kitchen, audition, neighbor, break-up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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