Movies like I Kill Giants

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I Kill Giants (2017)
 6.2
 23K
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, psychologist, bully, fear of death, life & death, mysticism, fear, psychological abuse, social misfits, fight, sea, cancer, death, sister sister relationship, beach, cemetery, storm, girl ...

Most similar movies to I Kill Giants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, atmospheric and suspenseful films with plots about death, storytelling, dialogue, life & death, catastrophe, mentor and fantasy world mostly in Drama, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like I Kill Giants: Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Premonition (2007), I Still See You (2018), In Dreams (1999), Northfork (2003). 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, loss of friend, childhood, magical, social misfits, secret, tragic event, imaginary kingdom, classmates ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, foreknowledge, memory loss, race against time, loss of spouse, couples, family problems, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: mysterious, macabre, enigmatic, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, death, life & death, high school, ghost, murder, paranormal phenomena, dead, teenage girl, young adult, fear, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, supernatural, mystery, woman in danger, danger, investigation, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, deadly, hospital ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 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, realistic, offbeat, disturbing ...
Plot: small town, angel, human nature, polish, society, hopes, small town life, social relations, injustice, americana, death, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, california, minnesota, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 9K
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: enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental
Plot: forest, transformation, freedom, single parent, tragic event, survival, sheriff, captive, werewolf, mysterious past, teenage girl, legend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, sincere, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, high school, abortion, couples, friends, anniversary, haunted by the past, hopes, suburban life, couple relations, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.0
 15K
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, suspenseful, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: magic, wish fulfillment, teenage girl, female protagonist, school, music box, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single parent, suicide, guilt, body mutilation, chainsaw ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 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: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: reincarnation, wedding, mystery, dishonesty, contact, haunted by the past, couples, self discovery, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, disturbing, scary, futuristic ...
Plot: water, murder, lawyer, apocalypse, storm, nightmare, dream, manslaughter, court, aborigine, shaman, sign ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: tense, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friendship, drawing, house, nightmare, lighthouse, coming of age, supernatural, school, haunted by the past, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, justice, disappearance, ex convict, manslaughter, track down, vigilantism, crimes, loss of sibling, parents and children, mysterious character, loss of parent ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, indiana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Between Worlds (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Joe—a down-on-his-luck truck driver haunted by the memory of his deceased wife and child—meets Julie, a spiritually gifted woman who enlists his help in a desperate effort to find the lost soul of her comatose daughter. But the spirit of ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, suspense, psychological
Plot: supernatural, able to see the dead, characters in danger, unfulfillment, back from the dead, life & death, ghost, seance, love, donation, afterlife, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: hate, bully, classmate, bullying, high school teacher, shooting, teenage angst, cruelty, yearbook, hostility, grudge, firearm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, touching, captivating, psychological, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, dinosaur, grief, suffering, child abuse, parenthood, family relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, wisdom of life, sibling relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, school, teachers and students, mental illness, coming of age, teenage life, power relations, lesbian relationship, teacher, obsession, teenage crush ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ 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, torment, mysterious character, uncover truth, paranoia, life is a bitch, confession, hit and run, factory, taunting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 42K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, psychologist, danger, mystery, bulimia, murder, bunker, twists & turns, alibi, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
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, impossible love, tragic hero, human nature, fish out of water, fall in love, freak, scissors, inventor, injustice, romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: expressionism, dysfunctional family, housewife, mentally unstable, family problems, daydreamer, couples, parents and children, unfulfillment, rivalry, daughter, oppression ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, northern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 525
The Wait (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An enigmatic phone call from a psychic catapults a family into a state of suspended belief while waiting for their recently deceased mother to be resurrected.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: siblings relations, family in crisis, dealing with death, drugs/alcohol, supernatural, family problems, death in the family, family relations, death, death of mother, sister sister relationship, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: autism, suicide attempt, vengeance, faked death, escape from reality, communication problem, misfit, mental illness, teenage life, dishonesty, youth, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: touching, gloomy, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, alcohol abuse, custody, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, family relations, kids in trouble, friendship, estrangement, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: swimming pool, legends and myths, save the lady, redemption, imaginary, life changing experience, getting home, fish out of water, friends, ordinary person, mystery, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: time travel, orphan, adventure, boarding school life, riddles and clues, fantasy world, imaginary, youth, destiny, time loop, monster, invisibility ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, europe, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 10K
Peacock (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man with a split personality fools his small town into believing his two alter egos are man and wife, although a struggling young mother holds the key to his past and sparks a battle between the personalities.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: split personality, small town, mental illness, faked death, mystery, schizophrenia, small town life, mayor, husband wife relationship, railroad crossing, catastrophe, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, nebraska, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, emotional, sincere, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: rebellion, sexual abuse, friendship, misfit, youth, coming of age, fall in love, countryside, rebelliousness, innocence lost, life is a bitch, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: psychological, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: redemption, dean, priest, hopes, leadership, death in the family, miraculous event, social misfits, dealing with death, pregnancy, investigation, tragic hero ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Lesser Evil (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Twenty-two years ago four friends went to the quarry on the edge of town with a case of beer and a loaded handgun. At the end of the day the beer was gone, the gun was empty and a stranger lay dead at the bottom of the quarry. Now, the four are ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, rivalry, reunion, clergy, law enforcement, friends, crimes, deadly, vengeance, betrayal, funeral, shotgun ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, heroin, imagination, drug abuse, orphan, fear, sex, explosion, imaginary, addiction, down on your luck, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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