Movies like Demon Pond

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Demon Pond (1979)
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Demon Pond (1979)
Original name: 夜叉ヶ池
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Outside of a small village in Japan, a mysterious pond is inhabited by mythic creatures. Their story is of revenge, tragedy, and the power of real love. A classical tale which translates wonderfully to film.
Plot: samurai, japanese mythology, dragon, train, flood, death, doll, legend, rain, funeral, drought, husband wife relationship, water shortage, flashback, human sacrifice, breasts, pond, bell, wig, actor playing female role, gay kiss, bell ringing, bell tower

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Most similar movies to Demon Pond

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, romantic, serious and psychological films with plots about death, ghost, love, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, love and romance and romance mostly in Romance, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Demon Pond: Farewell to the Ark (1984), Illusion of Blood (1965), Journey to the Shore (2015), Ruby Fruit (1995), Fortuna's Eye (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Farewell to the Ark (1984)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A remote village has its own norms, rites and traditions. Sue and Sutechiki are a couple and cousins. Their sex life had been better: Sutechiki is impotent and Sue have a magical chastity belt. Themes such as time, memory, modernization and social ...
Style: cult film
Plot: surrealism, magic realism, chastity belt, nudity (full frontal - brief), insanity, countryside, chastity, cockfight, ghost, dream, village, incest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Illusion of Blood (1965)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The ghost of a samurai's wife takes revenge on her husband.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: samurai, mythology, revenge, death, husband wife relationship, ghost story, spirit, murder, ghost, husband murders wife, ronin, face ripped off ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Journey to the Shore (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Mizuki’s husband Yusuke went missing for 3 years. He suddenly comes back home one day and asks Mizuki to go on a trip with him. Their trip consists of visiting the people that helped Yusuke on his previous travel. While travelling together, Misuki ...
Style: enigmatic, sincere, melancholic, exciting, romantic
Plot: husband wife relationship, death, journey, ghost, disappearance, supernatural, romance, love story, death by drowning, cooking, train, full moon ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 16
Ruby Fruit (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, Indonesia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maiko is a recently widowed young woman travelling to Bali to distract herself from the loss of her husband, Esau. At the airport she meets Kioko, who gives her a dagger and a photo of a woman. She tells Maiko she must find the woman, Shireni, in ...
Plot: lesbian, death, love, medium, destiny, reincarnation, pleasure, sex, supernatural power, lesbianism, immortality, stabbing
Place: bali
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 414
Fortuna's Eye (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Shinichiro Kiyama (Ryunosuke Kamiki) was little, his family died in a plane accident. Since then, he has not made any friends and he has lived a lonely existence. One day, Shinichiro Kiyama acquires a special ability. His special ability is to ...
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological
Plot: male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, boyfriend, girlfriend, precognition, love and romance, tragic love, supernatural power, romance, love interest, supernatural ability, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Byzantine Blue (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The search for the everlasting blue paint from Byzantine church murals turn into a sensual love story in which Europe meets the Balkans.
Plot: turtle, painter, college, love, death, student, sex, seaside, college student, older man younger woman relationship, experiment, spirituality ...
Place: serbia, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Animals with the Tollkeeper (1998)
Genre: Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While looking for paradise, a cab driver suddenly falls in love.
Style: allegory, road movie, whimsical
Plot: mother daughter relationship, bicycle, love, elderly, surrealism, filmmaker, death, desert, taxi driver, taxi, angel, suicidal ...
Place: utah, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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I Am Dragon (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the midst of the wedding princess Miroslava is kidnapped by a dragon and carried away into his castle on the remote island. Mira left everything behind in the past - family, friends and groom. Now the only things she had were a stone cage and a ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, sweet, touching, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dragon, love and romance, wedding, love story, kidnapping, abduction, adventure, island, human sacrifice, ritual, wedding ceremony, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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In a Thicket (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sato's re-imagining of In a Grove, on which Rashomon was based. In this version, instead of a web of lies and agendas, we get a web of desires, perversions like incest, and occult phenomenon like an oracle-demon, hallucinations, and human ...
Plot: samurai, death, autumn, victim, ghost, brother, sword fight, testimony, husband, oracle, temple, summer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Until I Meet September's Love (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shiori has just moved to a new apartment. One evening, she hears a mysterious voice that claims to be "from the future" asking her to trail Susumu Hirano, who lives next door. Shiori in an attempt to solver the mystery began to ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, mysterious, light, enigmatic ...
Plot: neighbor, love affair, puzzle, fall in love, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, in love, riddles and clues, love and romance, male female relationship, mystery, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Color Me True (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Kenji is a young aspiring movie director. He falls in love with Princess Miyuki who came from a black‐and‐white movie.
Style: romantic, psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: asian woman, old man, cinema, love story, love and romance, dream, couple relations, love affair, filmmaker, ambition, elderly man, romantic relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Tokyo Girl (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Miho (Kaho), a high school student, refuses to approve of her widowed mother’s potential husband when they meet each other at a restaurant. As she flounces out of the restaurant, she drops her cell phone. At the moment there is an earthquake and ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, romantic, sentimental, stylized
Plot: romance, time travel, time warp, escapades, cell phone, japanese schoolgirl, earthquake, love, unlikely couple, friendship, writers, wormhole ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
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Angel (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: One day, an angel materializes before Kato's eyes. While the angel seems like an average girl with a passion for gin and lime, she sports a pair of big white wings. Only lonely-hearted people can see her. She may seem ordinary, but this angel ...
Plot: disco, ambulance, ostracism, librarian, single father, schoolgirl, grape, missing child, suicide attempt, genie, father daughter relationship, convenience store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pink Tush Girl (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yuko's boyfriend dumps her just after they have her first sexual experience, so she runs away from her Tokyo home to the western coast of Japan in order to straighten out her feelings. Following behind her on her journey is her friend Rena, who ...
Style: erotic
Plot: virginity, sexual fantasy, prostitution, coming of age, high school student, playboy magazine, peeping, train, gay relationship, schoolgirl, mother child relationship, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Canterville Ghost (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 'The Canterville Ghost' is one of the most popular choice for making a film in Oscar Wilde's works, and the original short story deserves the popularity. It is a witty spoof about a ghost and the 'haunted' mansion where a ...
Plot: ghost, afterlife, painting, anger, dancing, tradition, husband wife relationship, duke, old lady, duck, ruins, clairvoyant ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Even though Gennosuke and Oboro are from rival ninja villages, they are secretly in love. At an annual conference with the Lord, it is dictated that a competition--a fight to the death--will take place between the five best shinobi from each ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ninja, master warrior, tragic love, martial arts, state affairs, supernatural ability, forbidden love, battles, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, ancient china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Death Takes a Holiday (1971)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Death takes a human form and visits Earth to try to find out why humans want so desperately to cling to life. He unexpectedly falls in love with a beautiful young woman.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: love, friendship, fear, death, angel of death, reflection, grim reaper, opposites attract, identity, daughter, surrealism, earth ...
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Don't Die Without Telling Me Where You're Going (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It is the fantastic story of Leopoldo, a lonely film projectionist who has invented a machine to record his dreams. Through a series of odd events, Leopoldo discovers that he is the reincarnation of one of the inventors of cinema, and that a woman ...
Style: spiritual, mystical, serious, atmospheric, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, zombie, falklands war, reincarnation, obsession, magic, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, hopes, supernatural, couples ...
Place: latin america, argentina, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dungeon of Desire (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When photographer Carrie Stevens and her two lovely models are transported back to a medieval castle in the fifteenth century by a magical chastity belt, they encounter a ruthless captain of the guard and more royal intrigue than they could have ...
Style: semi serious, erotic, sexy, sexual, sexploitation film
Plot: time travel, female prisoner, chastity belt, model, female nudity, sex, photographer, princess, royal court, incestuous desire, erotic fantasy, promiscuous woman ...
Time: 15th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mamnou Fi Laylat El-Dokhla (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young couple face hardships as they start their life together.
Plot: friend, husband wife relationship, marriage, death, wedding, the underworld, fiancee, boss, dead mother, spirit, mother in law, dinner ...
Place: alexandria egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hello, My Dolly Girlfriend (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely otaku is fired from his job. He is rescued in a ruined building by a strange girl in a sailor suit. When he wakes up, the girl becomes a figure. The young man and the pretty figure begin to live together.
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, psychological, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: mysterious man, passed out drunk, surrealism, doll, fired from the job, mysterious girl, drunken man, hallucination, male female relationship, mysterious woman, visual hallucination, drunk ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dotonbori River (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A poignant love story between a 29-year-old woman, who has once been a prostitute but is now the mistress of a wealthy jewelry merchant, and a 19-year-old college student.
Plot: billiards, stripper, striptease, river, female nudity, first sex, father son relationship, painter, male female relationship, breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
What's Going On With My Sister (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mitsuki (Tenka Hashimoto) and Yuya (Yukichi Kobayashi) become stepsister and stepbrother because of their parents' marriage. Mitsuki can't get along with her new family and Yuya doesn't know how to approach his new stepsister. One ...
Style: erotic, sexy, captivating, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, dream girl, incestuous relationship, alternative lifestyle, japanese girl, teenage sexuality, chastity belt, japanese teenager, teenage girl, taboo, forbidden love, stepbrother stepsister relationship ...
Place: japan, osaka japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Singing Forest (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two lovers are killed during the Holocaust. One reincarnates first. He has a twenty two year old daughter who falls in love with who her father believes is his past life lover.
Style: serious, touching
Plot: gay, reincarnation, holocaust, past life, world war two, father daughter relationship, destiny, emaciation, bachelor party, wedding, flashback, psychic ...
Time: 1930s, 2000s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Inugami (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Akira, a teacher from Tokyo, has just arrived in a small rural town to begin his new job. Soon after arriving, he meets, and begins to fall for, Miki, a papermaker and part of a large and unusual family. When he learns of an ancient legend that the ...
Style: psychedelic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: incestuous sex, fall in love, ghost, curse, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, mysterious character, supernatural, social relations, curses spells and rituals, small town, murder ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Vampire in Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kiira seems like an ordinary young girl, who likes to talk with her friends and to dress up. Her ultimate goal is to become the world's best baker, but what differentiates her from others is that she is a vampire. She has never told anyone her ...
Style: sweet, captivating, romantic, funny, shoujo
Plot: vampire, orphan, dating, murderer, romance, first love, friend, transformation, boy girl relationship, niece, japanese girl, suspicion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
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A Ghost Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip ...
Style: art house, surreal, sad, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, loss, grief, paranormal, piano, loss of husband, legacy, death of husband, sadness, husband wife relationship, widow, desperation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Our Town (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: brother sister relationship, ghost, father son relationship, wedding, husband wife relationship, funeral, death, small town, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, second chance, birth ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: new hampshire, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Magic Serpent (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by the trecherous Yuki Daijo and his wizard friend Oroki-maru. The young prince Ikazuki-maru is rescued from the jaws of death by a magic bird sent by a wizard. Ten years later, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ninja, samurai, giant monster, monster, dragon, magic, dinosaur, revenge, sword fight, toad, betrayal, vengeance ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: surreal, philosophical, inspirational, touching, cerebral ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, life philosophy, life & death, redemption, death, metaphysics, true love, destiny, husband wife reunion, heaven, love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%