Movies like Freak Orlando

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Freak Orlando (1981)
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Freak Orlando (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: FREAK ORLANDO is divided into five more-or-less distinct sections, all featuring "Freak" Orlando, a woman, played by the late Magdalena Montezuma, who appears in various guises, and deformities, throughout.
Style: cult film, surreal, absurd, experimental
Plot: female director, dancing, mountain, german, water, feminism, midget, male nudity, dwarf, fire, dalmatian, shoes, siamese twins, costume, chicken, tree, surrealism, crucifix, mallet, cripple, wheelchair, nun costume, religious icon, abstract art, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, surreal and semi serious films with plots about surrealism, satire, dark humor, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Musical genres. Some movies like Freak Orlando: The Miracle of P. Tinto (1998), Asylum Seekers (2009), Forbidden Zone (1980), The Invisible Woman (2009), The Brand New Testament (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Miracle of P. Tinto (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Wafer factory-owner P. Tinto and his wife Olivia want a child of their own more than anything else in the world. Years of trying, however, have left them with nothing but a pair of extraterrestrial midgets living in the spare bedroom. When they ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, humorous, offbeat, parody
Plot: extraterrestrial, surrealism, family relations, dwarf, eccentric family, family life, alien encounter, adoption, absurd humor, factory, time travel
Place: spain, europe
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95%
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Asylum Seekers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Six people on the verge of a breakdown decide to check themselves into an insane asylum, only to discover there is just room for one.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surreal, surprise ending ...
Plot: dark humor, contests and competitions, mental institution, eccentricity, surrealism, art, mental breakdown, contest, alternate reality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Forbidden Zone (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A mysterious door in the basement of the Hercules house leads to the Sixth Dimension by way of a gigantic set of intestine. When Frenchy slips through the door, King Fausto falls in love with her. The jealous Queen Doris takes Frenchy prisoner, and ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, show tunes, mysterious place, chaos, rescue, imaginary, danger, mystery, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, parallel world ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: california, usa, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Invisible Woman (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: female director, family relations, acting audition, ancestor, surrealism, doctor, supernatural power, gynecologist, scientist
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.
Style: surreal, humorous, talky, enigmatic, cynical ...
Plot: advertising, advertising agency, nervous breakdown, mental illness, introspection, satire, psychiatrist, anxiety, advertising executive, workplace, creativity, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: jerusalem, paris france, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Brand New Testament (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 114 min.
Story: God lives in Brussels. On earth though, God is a coward, with pathetical morals and being odious with his family. His daughter, Ea, is bored at home and can't stand being locked up in a small apartment in ordinary Brussels, until the day she ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, meditative, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: god, goddess, evil god, religion, philosophy, friendship, cynicism, destiny, husband wife relationship, tyranny, adventurer, religious icon ...
Time: 70s
Place: brussels belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: surreal, cult film, epic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: legends and myths, moon, horse, siege, backstage, baron, balloon, european, storytelling, adventure, steampunk, monster ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: egypt, europe, constantinople, ottoman empire, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
City of Women (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, clever, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: feminism, sexual relations, satire, hostages, politics, battle of the sexes, disorder, couples, hostage, strong female presence, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Head (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff.
Style: psychedelic, cult film, surreal, parody, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vietnam war, desert, surrender, anti war, goofy hero, music band, artists and showbiz, tv show, friends, disorder, dedication event, giant ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Destiny to Order (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A writer starts running into the characters he's created in real life. Alberta is his fantasy woman, who starts out as a sexy rock singer. However, when the bad guy in his novel (played by Michael Ironside) gets his hands on the manuscript and ...
Style: touching, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: graphic violence, couples, profanity, artists and showbiz, imaginary, misfit, romance, rock, nudity (full frontal - brief), rock and roll, alternate reality, hippie ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Murder of Mr. Devil (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Comedy with fairy-tale touches, about Kate, who wants to marry, and Mr. Devil, who is not interested in the heart or soul of this passionate and aging lady, but is interested in her good cooking – for Mr. Devil is a glutton.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: female director, urban fantasy, female sexism, comedy of manners, boat, snobbish woman, egocentric man, magic realism, fortune teller, seductive woman, sexist, telephone call ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, witty, surreal, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ghost, afterlife, surrealism, dark humor, supernatural, haunted house, goth, possession, teenage girl, psychic, life after death, heaven and hell ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Cavegirl (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a class excursion to a cave with stone age paintings the clumsy Rex gets lost. A mysterious crystal opens a gateway in time and sets him back to the stone ages, where he meets a group of prehistoric fellows and the gorgeous Eba. While teaching ...
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, not serious, cult film
Plot: time travel, cave woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenage life, youth, love and romance, romance, goofy hero, silly humor, sent to the past, caveman, male female relationship ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dawn Breaks, Which Is No Small Thing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theodore, a young Spanish engineer who works as a professor at the University of Oklahoma, returned to Spain to enjoy a sabbatical year. Upon arrival, he discovers that his father killed his mother and, to compensate for the loss, he bought a ...
Plot: countryside, surrealism, village, election, mayor
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Brewster McCloud (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster tells those he trusts of his dream, but displays a unique way of treating ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, clever, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tour guide, retirement home, flying, strangler, guardian angel, bird, wings, psychopath, bittersweet, dark humor ...
Place: texas, san francisco, vietnam, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
His Majesty Minor (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dans une île imaginaire perdue en Mer Egée, aux temps très lointains d'avant Homère, Minor, mi-homme mi-cochon, orphelin et muet, file des jours tranquilles dans la douce tiédeur de la porcherie en compagnie de sa bonne amie la Truie. Au ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), centaur, social relations, social misfits, leadership, imaginary, misfit, legends and myths, friends, curses spells and rituals, village, island ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Spooky Bunch (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Cantonese opera company is attacked by an army of ghosts, thanks to a feud between the dead grandfathers of one of the company's actresses and a young man.
Plot: female director, cantonese, curse, ghost, possession, spirit, actor, supernatural
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Firehouse (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Some sexy women get out of Fire Fighter School and go for the jobs they trained for, but first they must survive their male counterparts teasing them.
Style: absurd, cult film, sex comedy, sexy, parody
Plot: news reporter, arrest, boom box, kiss, fire, maid, butler, fireplace, art class, dalmatian, champagne, comedian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Ratataplan (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Misadventures of Colombo, an engineer in Milano. He is the only winner of an admission test for a job, and just for this reason he isn't hired. So he becomes a barman, and he discovers a special formula that turns simple water into the ...
Style: silent film
Plot: kicked in the butt, surrealism, sleeping bag, slap, sandwich, bugle, goose, bus, magic show, argument, axe, fire ...
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Taste of Tea (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead working on an animated film project at home. Uncle Ayano has ...
Style: surreal, touching, semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: countryside, escape from reality, family history, family life, eccentric family, youth, dull life, housewife, delusion, parents and children, teenage love, ghost ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Katakuri family has just opened their guest house in the mountains. Unfortunately their first guest commits suicide and in order to avoid trouble they decide to bury him in the backyard. Things get way more complicated when their second guest, a ...
Style: humorous, surreal, cult film, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: mountain, dark humor, zombie, parents and children, resort, family life, nothing goes right, deadly, hotel, absurdism, husband wife relationship, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: humorous, surreal, satirical, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, dark humor, survival, chaos, disorder, danger, partners, friendship, devil, save the world, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A typically Beatlesque film originally produced for television, this short film was intended to be an off-the-wall road movie with the Beatles and three dozen or so friends on a psychedelic bus.
Style: surreal, humorous, offbeat, stylized, feel good ...
Plot: rock music, surrealism, the beatles, celebrity culture, imaginary kingdom, surfing, resort, bus, friendship, on the road, friends, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, parody, surreal, cult film ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, absurd humor, surrealism ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, xian, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Under the Glacier (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Iceland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hapless guy from the city visits an isolated Icelandic seaside settlement. He gradually realizes that the seals are not what they seem, and that two of the inhabitants are magicians, vieing for the favour of a mysterious woman. Liberated from a ...
Plot: magic, female director, shaman, shapeshifting, duel
Place: scandinavia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Swingin' Stewardesses (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This 70's soft-core sex comedy chronicles the exploits of several flight attendants whose favorite perk-of-the-trade is the ability to flit from one sexual adventure to the next. The mile high club takes on a new meaning as the swingin' ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film, sex comedy
Plot: airplane, stewardess, travel, sex shop, female full frontal nudity, airport, topless woman, male nudity, keyhole, male in bathtub, erotic fantasy, bare breasts ...
Place: new york, switzerland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Johanna d'Arc of Mongolia (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A group of cosmopolitan women passengers aboard the Trans-Siberian/Mongolian Railway are taken prisoner by Ulan Iga, a warrior princess.
Plot: female director, travel, horse, bow, festival, pony, language barrier, soldier, blood, gong, lesbian interest, ceremony ...
Place: siberia, mongolia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
7 Dwarves: The Forest Is Not Enough (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: evil queen, dwarf, queen, german humor, forest, snow white
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Nothing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two good friends who live together, Andrew (Andrew Miller), an agoraphobic travel agent who works from his home, and Dave (David Hewlett), a loser who works in an office where he is treated with contempt. Just when it ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, goofy hero, supernatural, nothing goes right, wish come true, fish out of water, misfit, partners, youth, imaginary, mischievous children, buddies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous, talky ...
Plot: farce, high society, satire, smuggling, friendship, police brutality, heroin, guest, dream, dark humor, nothing goes right, social decay ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%