Movies like The Amazing Mr. Bickford

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The Amazing Mr. Bickford (1987)
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The Amazing Mr. Bickford (1987)
Original name: Frank Zappa presents: The Amazing Mr. Bickford
Genre: Animation, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Several pieces of Frank Zappa's music are set against clay animation by Bruce Bickford.
Style: claymation, clay animation, cult film, adult animation
Plot: cult, cult figure
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1978

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Björk: Greatest Hits (1999)
Genre: Animation, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: "Volumen" collects every video from Bjork's career {up until Hunter}, and showcases the work of famed video director's Spike Jonze, Sophie Muller and Michael Gondry
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Plot: imaginary, music, artists and showbiz, disorder, female director, pop music, part animation, surrealism, fantasy becomes reality
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Tengers (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Whilst working on "the great South African novel," an unemployed writer gets caught up in the harsh realities of life in the city of Johannesburg.
Style: claymation, adult animation
Plot: clay, lottery ticket, novelist, lottery
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Dirty Duck (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Willard, a mild mannered insurance adjuster, teams up with a foul-mouthed fowl who takes Willard on a surreal quest to become less uptight - and possibly get laid in the process.
Style: sexy, adult animation, sexual, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: self discovery, sexual relations, teaching the ways of the world, couples, adult virgin, anti establishment, nudity (full frontal - brief), eye, female nudity, lust, sex, flowers ...
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American Pop (1981)
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: American Pop is an American animated film that tells the story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music.
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, semi serious, adult animation ...
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Genre: Animation, Music
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Duration: 50 min.
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The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
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Style: adult animation, disturbing, humorous, satirical, surreal ...
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Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mike Judge's slacker duo, Beavis and Butt-Head, wake to discover their TV has been stolen. Their search for a new one takes them on a clueless adventure across America where they manage to accidentally become America's most wanted.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
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Duration: 87 min.
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family, Music, Western
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Duration: 79 min.
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Style: humorous, parody, stylized, not serious, feel good ...
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Rock & Rule (1983)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
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Frank Zappa: The Dub Room Special! (1984)
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Country: France, Luxembourg
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