Movies like I Kill Giants

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I Kill Giants (2017)
 6.2
 22K
I Kill Giants (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Belgium, UK, USA, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sophia, a new high school student, tries to make friends with Barbara, who tells her that “she kills giants,” protecting this way her hometown and its inhabitants, who do not understand her strange behavior.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, psychedelic, sad, rough
Plot: imagination, escape from reality, teenage girl, monster, giant, death of mother, illness, school, bully, fear of death, psychologist, life & death, mysticism, fear, social misfits, fight, psychological abuse, cancer, funeral, forest, sea, death, sister sister relationship, beach, cemetery ...

Most similar movies to I Kill Giants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, atmospheric and enigmatic films with plots about death, storytelling, dialogue, life & death, fantasy world, brutality and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like I Kill Giants: Bridge to Terabithia (2007), I Still See You (2018), Premonition (2007), Northfork (2003), Wish Upon (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and ...
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, loneliness, escape from reality, imaginary, social misfits, magical, childhood, loss of friend, secret, imaginary kingdom, classmates, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Still See You (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Bella Thorne stars in this spellbinding and romantic supernatural thriller. Ten years after an apocalyptic event left the world haunted by ghosts, Roni (Thorne) receives a threatening message from beyond the grave. Joining forces with a mysterious ...
Style: macabre, mysterious, enigmatic, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, life & death, death, high school, ghost, murder, paranormal phenomena, fear, dead, young adult, teenage girl, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 69K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time travel, dealing with death, starting over, psychic, memory loss, foreknowledge, race against time, small town, death, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 5K
Northfork (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "We are all angels. It is what we do with our wings that separates us." In the next two days, the town of Northfork will cease to exist. The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a ...
Style: surreal, bleak, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, angel, small town life, injustice, hopes, society, social relations, human nature, americana, death, surrealism, polish ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, california, minnesota, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 14K
Wish Upon (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl discovers a box with magical powers, but those powers comes with a deadly price.
Style: suspense, rough, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: magic, wish fulfillment, teenage girl, school, music box, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single parent, suicide, guilt, body mutilation, garbage ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 8K
Wildling (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman held in captivity discovers the realities of truth and lies in the outside world.
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, sentimental, suspense
Plot: forest, transformation, small town, freedom, captive, sheriff, werewolf, tragic event, survival, single parent, mysterious past, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Life Before Her Eyes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As the 15th anniversary of a fatal high school shooting approaches, former pupil Diana McFee is haunted by memories of the tragedy. After losing her best friend Maureen in the attack, Diana has been profoundly affected by the incident - her ...
Style: psychological, emotional, suspense, serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, high school, abortion, buddies, high school life, suburbs, teenage life, couples, friends, best friends, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Last Wave (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: White Australian lawyer David Burton agrees with reluctance to defend a group of aborigines charged with murdering one of their own. He suspects the victim was targeted for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, futuristic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: water, murder, lawyer, dream, nightmare, storm, shaman, aborigine, court, manslaughter, sign, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 5K
Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, nightmare, lighthouse, drawing, house, friendship, school, supernatural ability, supernatural, coming of age, young heroes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 33K
Birth (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It took Anna 10 years to recover from the death of her husband, Sean, but now she's on the verge of marrying her boyfriend, Joseph, and finally moving on. However, on the night of her engagement party, a young boy named Sean turns up, saying he ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: reincarnation, wedding, mystery, dealing with death, friends, little boy, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family relations, life is a bitch, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 12K
In Dreams (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, hospital, dream, suicide attempt, murder, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, vengeance, mind game, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, tragic hero, impossible love, human nature, fish out of water, scissors, romance, inventor, fall in love, freak, suburbs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Out of the Furnace (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, small town, justice, prison, vengeance, drug dealer, social decay, drug use, car accident, brother, manslaughter, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 30K
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: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, heroin, imagination, orphan, sex, explosion, fear, drug abuse, imaginary, magic, drugs/alcohol, illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.7
 327K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, bleak, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, insomnia, uncover truth, torment, mysterious character, life is a bitch, paranoia, factory, taunting, hit and run, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Tree of Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, touching, psychological, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: childhood, grief, child abuse, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, philosophy, suffering, family problems, family relations, parents and children, human nature, family life ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 18K
Cracks (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, Spain, France, Switzerland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jealousy flares after the headmistress of an elite boarding school for girls becomes obsessed with a new student.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, school, teachers and students, mental illness, coming of age, lesbian relationship, teenage life, power relations, obsession, teenage crush, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
 18K
Ben X (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harassed by bullies because of his mild autism, teen Ben (Greg Timmermans) finds refuge in an online computer game, which leads him to his virtual dream girl, Scarlite (Laura Verlinden). Together, the odd couple seeks revenge against Ben's ...
Style: touching, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: autism, misfit, vengeance, faked death, suicide attempt, communication problem, escape from reality, computers and web, school life, dangerous, underdog, virtual reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, time travel, adventure, boarding school life, riddles and clues, imaginary, destiny, youth, fantasy world, monster, invisibility, time loop ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, europe, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.7
 17K
Santa Sangre (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, circus, murder, slasher, elephant, shrine, suicide, gory, vengeance, dwarf, mute girl ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico city, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 811
Deadly Maria (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 40-year Maria is living in a monotonous and deadlocked marriage with her husband. In addition, she has to take care of her ill despotic father. One day, she falls in love with her sensitive neighbour Dieter. But her attempt to leave her gloomy ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: housewife, dysfunctional family, expressionism, oppression, daughter, neighbor, revenge, wife husband relationship, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, northern germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
American Yearbook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will is the kid-next-door, but is relentlessly terrorized by school bullies. Then the mysterious Chance eventually convinces Will that they should get a gun and take the bullies out: pull a Columbine.
Plot: boy, photographer, rage, teacher, anger, friendship, school, friend, hate, hostility, grudge, firearm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 17K
Bye Bye Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity known as The Bye Bye Man, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, psychological, rough
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, seance, deception, running for your life, gold coin, train tracks, friendship, fear, death, party ...
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
Lady in the Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works ...
Style: offbeat, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: legends and myths, swimming pool, save the lady, mystery, redemption, fish out of water, fortune teller, hell, mythical creature, religion and supernatural, imaginary, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Under the Sun of Satan (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Satan tempts Father Dossignan, who is trying to save the soul of a young girl who killed one of her lovers.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: priest, dean, redemption, social misfits, suicide, supernatural, dealing with death, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, society, tragic hero ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 834
My Brother Tom (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused by his father. Together they bond in the woods, creating a ...
Style: serious, gloomy, psychological, rough, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, sexual abuse, misfit, rebellion, social misfits, in the woods, countryside, life is a bitch, friends, youth, coming of age, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 59
Levitation (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah Paulson stars as a pregnant teenager who searches for her biological mother, with the help of a guardian angel.
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, on the road, self discovery, parents and children, child as adult, destiny, dysfunctional family, estrangement, youth, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Invisible (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A teenager is assaulted and killed, but returns as a ghost to find his killer.
Style: serious, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, ghost, race against time, high school, missing person, supernatural, mystery, youth, police investigation, young heroes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.3
 60K
Enter the Void (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Japan
Duration: 161 min.
Story: This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta). When Oscar is killed by ...
Style: psychedelic, atmospheric, serious, touching, cerebral ...
Plot: afterlife, surrealism, incest, strip club, hallucination, prostitute, drug trip, stripper, ghost, siblings relations, unsimulated sex, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 57K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: gothic, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, deal with the devil, society, physical appearance, fall in love, aristocracy, painting, immortality, obsession, high society, friendship, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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