Movies like Dream City

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Dream City (1973)
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Dream City (1973)
Original name: Traumstadt
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A married couple of artists move to a utopian town known for its absolute freedom, but behind the surface perversion and violence are spreading.
Plot: airplane, distopia, desert, male female relationship, dream, city, utopia, dwarf, destruction, explosion, camel, small town, surrealism, husband wife relationship, female full frontal nudity, invitation, abstract art
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, scary and surreal films with plots about surrealism, murder, death, blood, insanity, supernatural and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Dream City: Secret Friends (1991), Beyond Dream's Door (1989), The Last of England (1987), The Magic Toyshop (1987), The Keep (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Secret Friends (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As an express train hurtles towards its destination, John (Alan Bates) a man whose sanity hangs by a thread, attempts to uncover his possible role in a brutal murder and the identity of the victim. The balance of his mind is strained to the limits ...
Style: adaptation directed by original author
Plot: husband wife relationship, call girl, dream, death, friend, oppression, religion, flashback, bible, husband murders wife, businessman, axe ...
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95%
Beyond Dream's Door (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ben Dobbs is a lonely college student who has never had dreams of any kind. This all changes for Ben and he start having a series of sequential and terrifying nightmares that become true in his waking life. As he reaches out for help, he is also ...
Style: neo noir, avant garde, psychotronic, surprise ending, splatter ...
Plot: nightmare, dream, supernatural power, redemption, bare breasts, female nudity, supernatural, violence, gore, demon, decapitation, zombie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Last of England (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The artist's personal commentary on the decline of his country in a language closer to poetry than prose. A dark meditation on London under Thatcher.
Style: experimental, realistic, serious, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: apocalypse, distopia, archive footage, environmentalism, head of state, life is a bitch, society, rise and fall, downfall, against the odds, political corruption, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: england, europe, london, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Magic Toyshop (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After her parents are killed, a young girl is sent to London to live with her uncle and his family. Her uncle, who is a toymaker, secretly has the power to make his toys come to life, but he also maintains dictatorial control over his family and ...
Plot: orphan, 15 year old, coming of age, innocence lost, fireworks, sadism, uncle niece relationship, incest, tyranny, boy, uncle nephew relationship, obsession ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 5.7
 11K
The Keep (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nazis take over an ancient fortress that contains a mysterious entity that wreaks havoc and death upon them.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, world war two, demon, ss, mountain, village, national socialism, heroes, danger, prison, village life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: year 1941, 80s
Place: germany, romania, transylvania, black sea, bucharest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.6
 88
Doctor Glas (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Doktor Glas finds himself attracted to a young woman, married to a corrupt clergyman. She's miserable in her marriage, so he agrees to help in anyway he can. But he is quickly torn between passion and morality. The story is based on the 1905 ...
Plot: female director, male female relationship, abusive husband, torment, murder, wife abuse, love triangle, love, older man younger woman relationship, murder of wife, doctor, death ...
Time: 1900s, 1960s, 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Day-Dream (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While under sedation in a dentist's office, a young art student has sex fantasies about naked women, vampires and a beautiful patient he saw in the office.
Style: dark fantasy
Plot: dentist, dream, sadism, sexual fantasy, erotica, sleeping, japanese new wave, sex scene, female nudity, sex, bondage, s&m ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.5
 32K
Tideland (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.
Style: surreal, dark fantasy, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, heroin, mentally challenged, orphan, imaginary, imagination, life is a bitch, addiction, friendship, down on your luck, figment, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Sweet House of Horrors (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A murdered couple return from the beyond to care for their two young children, as well as seek revenge against their killer, accept their children's step parents, and try to prevent their house from being sold.
Style: suspense, rough, bleak, scary, surprise ending
Plot: haunted by the past, haunted house, ghost, masked man, supernatural power, husband wife relationship, murder, violence, brutality, suspicion, surrealism, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.7
 329
Leonor (1975)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Richard is a medieval nobleman. After his first wife dies in an accident and is buried in the family vault, he remarries and has children by his second wife. A mad longing for his first wife Leonor comes over him, and he sells his soul to the devil ...
Style: gothic horror
Plot: vampire, insanity, castle, tomb, deal with the devil, storage unit, medieval, possession, murder, love, occult, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Woman Who Dreamed (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Something changes in the relationship of Achilleas and Anna when she starts to dream vividly and insists on relating her dreams to her husband. He is a barrister in the middle of an important murder trial and his temper becomes frayed with ...
Style: allegory
Plot: dream, following someone, suspicion, lawyer, marriage, trial, murder, double life, metaphor, court, death, rejection ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.5
 220K
It Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, slasher, epic ...
Plot: clown, killer clown, evil, evil clown, inhaler, asthma, creature, fear, kids in trouble, killing spree, good versus evil, giant ...
Time: 2010s, year 1989, year 2016, 80s
Place: maine, usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Wicked Little Things (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: zombie, zombie child, deadly, danger, small town life, parents and children, small town, missing person, mother daughter relationship, ghost, violence, little girl ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.4
 27K
Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, controversial, mind bending ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, sexual perversion, perversion, monster, supernatural, family problems, infidelity, marriage crisis, insanity, surrealism, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Witches of the Caribbean (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A persistent nightmare about a 16th century sorceress burned to death on a beach sends 17-year-old Angela looking for enlightenment at a fortnight retreat on a beautiful Caribbean isle. All the teens at the gathering are part of Angela's ...
Plot: beach, revenge, death, murder, voodoo, burned at the stake, heart ripped out, violence, therapy, witch, teenager, bikini ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 1K
Malpertuis (1971)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Malpertuis is the name of an old, rambling mansion which is in reality a labyrinth where characters from Greek mythology are imprisoned by the bedridden Cassavius (Welles). He manages to keep them (as well as his nephew and niece) prisoners even ...
Style: surreal, scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, dream world, surrealism, mythology, crucifix, greek mythology, fall in love, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, estate, attic, greek ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Queen of the Damned (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lestat de Lioncourt is awakened from his slumber. Bored with his existence, he has now become this generation's new Rock God. While in the course of time, another has arisen, Akasha, the Queen of the Vampires and the Dammed. He wants immortal ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, goth, fatal attraction, rock star, supernatural, danger, music, supernatural ability, loneliness, vampirism ...
Time: 18th century, 2000s, 1780s
Place: california, england, usa, europe, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Company of Wolves (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, fairy tale, surreal, gothic horror ...
Plot: werewolf, beast, woman in danger, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, supernatural, danger, mind game, dangerous animal, imaginary, stalking ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century, 1700s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets ...
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, immortality, blood, small town, surrealism, deadly, supernatural, danger, hidden identity, deadly creature, plague, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, bulgaria, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 7K
Spiral (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small town in Japan, Kirie comes upon her boyfriend's father silently videotaping a snail. Later, the mans obsession with spirals becomes more and more bizarre, ending in his suicide in a washing machine which turn his body into a spiral. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, small town, supernatural, mystery, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, insanity, transformation, survival horror, curse, vortex ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Kingdom of Shadows (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Portugal
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The Kingdom Of Shadows is a mystical cinematic experience which stirs from the darkness the spirits of our ancestors and reawakens the horror of unresolved crimes and denied desires.
Style: underground film, mystical
Plot: dancing, tarot card, mythology, surrealism, dance, bible, alchemy, dreams, tarot
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A painter facing a creative block arranges to spend the weekend in the country at his mistress's villa. While staying there, his sanity begins to disintegrate.
Style: sexy, mind bending, scary, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, haunted house, ghost, mentally unstable, supernatural, deadly, artists and showbiz, mystery, unfulfillment, love and romance, performer's life, couples ...
Time: 60s, year 1944, 1960s, 1940s
Place: milan italy, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Witchcraft vs. Curse (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Story: Hung is disappointed when her man, Yuk Lung, becomes engaged to pretty Pai Lin. Hung and her scheming mother engage a sorcerer, Ko Yin Yau, to place a spell on him. Yuk Lung becomes possessed by the Adultery Ghost, and he leaves Pai Lin in the ...
Plot: sorcerer, female full frontal nudity, blonde woman, nipples visible through clothing, witchcraft, adultery, exotic dancer, blonde, bare breasts, sex scene, shower scene, extramarital affair
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Shout (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A traveller by the name of Crossley, forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.
Style: atmospheric, offbeat, psychological, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: small town, mental institution, nudity (full frontal - brief), cricket the game, composer, curses spells and rituals, countryside, couple relations, couples, graphic violence, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, India, Netherlands, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Set in post-colonial India, Qissa tells the story of Umber Singh, a Sikh who is forced to flee his village due to ethnic cleansing at the time of partition in 1947. Umber decides to fight fate and builds a new home for his family. When Umber marries ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Plot: family relations, girl dressed as boy, hidden identity, dishonesty, parents and children, family life, obsession, gender bending, human nature, society, favoritism among siblings, denial ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, year 1947
Place: punjab, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 722
Celia (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in mid 1950s Australia, with the fear of communism in the air and the country's farmlands overrun by a plague of rabbits, the film depicts a long hot summer seen through the eyes and over-active imagination of nine year old Celia. Shaken by ...
Style: disturbing, serious, surreal, tense, scary ...
Plot: corporal punishment, suburbs, coming of age, nightmare, parents and children, vengeance, mentally unstable, deadly, rivalry, young heroes, youth, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 27K
Tale of Tales (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.
Style: dark fantasy, disturbing, surreal, stylized, fairy tale ...
Plot: witch, medieval, violence, circus, magic, imagination, obsession, castle, ogre, twins, king, greed ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Master and Margaret (1972)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Master and Margaret (1972) is based on the eponymous book by Mikhail A. Bulgakov. The film is set in the Soviet Union under Stalin, it has several story-lines, that are intertwined. Maestro Nikolai Masoudov (Tognazzi), a talented writer, and his ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, satire, writer's life, dishonesty, human spirit, government agency, society, conspiracy, distopia, deal with the devil, artists and showbiz, fighting the system ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.0
 16K
Kwaidan (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning "ghost story," this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his ...
Style: anthology, atmospheric, bleak, scary, serious ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, monk, spirit, supernatural, escapades, secret identity, heroes, materialism, betrayal, husband wife relationship, painting ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century, middle ages, 13th century, 11th century ...
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Edgar Allan Poe's the Black Cat (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mark Ravenna, a famous Italian horror film director, sets out to script his latest film entitled 'Suspiria : De Profundis'. His film is based on Dario ArgentoƆs 'Suspiria' and 'Inferno' and deals with the story of ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, filmmaking, witch, cat, rivalry, artists and showbiz, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, imaginary, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%