Movies like I Kill Giants

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I Kill Giants (2017)
 6.2
 26K
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, sad, atmospheric, rough, psychedelic
Plot: escape from reality, imagination, teenage girl, giant, death of mother, illness, school, psychologist, bully, monster, fear of death, mysticism, fight, fear, social misfits, life & death, psychological abuse, sea, forest, cancer, death, sister sister relationship, beach, cemetery, storm ...

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, school, storytelling, weird, brutality, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like I Kill Giants: Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Wildling (2018), One & Two (2015), My Brother Tom (2001), Trigger Man (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: 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, imaginary, escape from reality, childhood, fantasy world, loss of friend, classmates, loneliness, magical, social misfits, tragic event, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 11K
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, allegory
Plot: forest, transformation, freedom, single parent, survival, tragic event, captive, sheriff, werewolf, social misfits, teenage girl, mysterious past ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 2K
One & Two (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two siblings discover a supernatural escape from a troubled home, but find their bond tested when reality threatens to tear their family apart.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: siblings relations, isolation, supernatural ability, family problems, terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, youth, sick mother, coming of age, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 869
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: psychological, rough, sincere, emotional, tense ...
Plot: friendship, sexual abuse, rebellion, life is a bitch, social misfits, escape from reality, youth, rebelliousness, in the woods, teenage boy, dysfunctional family, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 683
Trigger Man (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Inspired by true events...The story of three hunters who mysteriously became the hunted.
Style: atmospheric, rough, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, danger, survival, deadly, wilderness, in the woods, escapades, chases and races, buddies, sniper
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 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: bleak, touching, disturbing, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: small town, angel, human nature, hopes, society, social relations, adoption, terminal illness, priest, sick child, boy, faith ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, california, minnesota, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 543
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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, surreal, tense
Plot: siblings relations, supernatural, family in crisis, resurrection, death of mother, faith, waiting, love, death in the family, family problems, drugs/alcohol, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 71K
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, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time loop, time travel, dealing with death, psychic, starting over, alternate reality, foreknowledge, loss of spouse, couples, housewife, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 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, murder, kidnapping, supernatural, mystery, danger, haunted by the past, investigation, woman in danger, deadly, supernatural ability, hospital ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 34K
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, enigmatic, melancholic, artsy ...
Plot: reincarnation, older woman younger man relationship, wedding, mystery, couples, dishonesty, little boy, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, obsession, love triangle, obsessive love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 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, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, friendship, father daughter relationship, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, parallel world, drawing, house, lighthouse ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
As God Commands (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 14-year-old boy and his neo-Nazi dad are both outcasts in their suburban town.
Style: psychological, sentimental, atmospheric, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: unemployment, family relations, parents and children, racism, social misfits, life is a bitch, misfit, alcohol abuse, father son relationship, youth, society, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 17K
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, suspenseful, scary, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: wish fulfillment, magic, teenage girl, school, female protagonist, music box, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single parent, suicide, guilt, body mutilation, kiss ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: water, murder, lawyer, apocalypse, storm, nightmare, dream, aborigine, manslaughter, court, sign, shaman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 19K
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, lesbian relationship, asthma, school, asthma attack, teachers and students, lesbian interest, underage drinking, mental illness, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspense, enigmatic, macabre
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, paranormal phenomena, death, high school, ghost, murder, teenage girl, post apocalypse, dead, young adult, fear, life & death ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sincere, suspense, non-linear ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, high school, adulthood, haunted by the past, crimes, best friends, tragedy, guilt, female bonding, repressed memory, self sacrifice, school shooting ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, murder, supernatural, ghost, afterlife, teenage life, coma, missing person, young heroes, mystery, invisibility, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 449
The Kiss (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah, a beautiful and gifted 15-year-old from a wealthy but chaotic family, holds on to one dream: to run away from home and to become a professional ballet dancer.
Style: psychological, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: fight, teenage prostitution, child abuse, mother daughter relationship, police, rape, manipulation, older man younger woman relationship, danger, father daughter relationship, bar, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Hummingbird Project (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal.
Style: psychological, based on true events, sentimental, rough
Plot: psychoanalysis, game, anti hero, violence, trial, danger, death, hopes, anti heroes, cancer, stock market, computer ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 31K
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, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, heroin, imagination, dark fantasy, orphan, life is a bitch, addiction, mentally challenged, friendship, down on your luck, figment, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: high school, love, violence, girl, murder, death, reporter, revenge, sadism, vengeance, fight, evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, philosophy, dinosaur, suffering, grief, child abuse, spirituality, parenthood, family life, family problems, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 835
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: expressionism, dysfunctional family, housewife, parents and children, unfulfillment, daydreamer, family problems, rivalry, couples, mentally unstable, oppression, neighbor ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, northern germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: characters in danger, life & death, back from the dead, unfulfillment, ghost, supernatural, love, death of daughter, donation, seance, grief, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 43K
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, twist ending, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, danger, psychologist, twists & turns, bunker, claustrophobia, psychology, survival, isolation, mystery, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.7
 343K
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, bleak, mind bending, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: insomnia, losing-it hero, mysterious character, uncover truth, obsession, torment, paranoia, insanity, life is a bitch, hit and run, confession, factory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 67
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, emotional, touching, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, youth, friendship, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems, teenage life, child as adult, coming of age, destiny, adoption ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fantastical tale of a little girl who won't - or can't - follow the rules. Confounded by her clashes with the rule-obsessed world around her, Phoebe seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher, even as her brilliant but ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: introspection, friendship, mental illness, estrangement, social misfits, teacher, inspiration, play, young heroes, daydreamer, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
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, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, time travel, imaginary, time loop, children, adventure, youth, boarding school life, riddles and clues, dark fantasy, boarding school ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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