Movies like The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)
 6.4
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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Belgium, France, UK, Portugal
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An advertising executive jumps back and forth in time between 21st century London and 17th century La Mancha, where Don Quixote mistakes him for Sancho Panza.
Style: modern day adaptation, humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining, exciting
Audience: student film
Plot: dream, delusional man, time travel, insanity, filmmaking, surrealism, business deal, don quixote, film producer, adventure, actor, humour, lifestyle, actor's life, escapades, giant, love, sex, dog, dancing, horse, village, terrorist, genius, party ...
Time: year 2008
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, feel good and semi serious films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, death, fantasy world, adventure, mentor and destiny mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Man Who Killed Don Quixote: Tideland (2005), Toto the Hero (1991), Jabberwocky (1977), Ladyhawke (1985), It's Easier for a Camel... (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: surreal, cult film, epic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: legends and myths, moon, horse, siege, backstage, baron, european, balloon, storytelling, adventure, steampunk, monster ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: constantinople, vienna, istanbul turkey, turkey, austria ...
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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, psychedelic, dark fantasy, atmospheric, disturbing ...
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
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100%
Toto the Hero (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, offbeat, humorous
Plot: aging, family relations, childhood, hide and seek, friendship, family life, human nature, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, couples, resentment ...
Time: 90s, future, near future
Place: europe, germany, egypt, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 14K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beast, village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, heroes, imaginary, danger, good versus evil, goofy hero, palaces castles and temples, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 45K
Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: bishop, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, knight, magic, romance, chase, curse, true love, solar eclipse, transformation ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
It's Easier for a Camel... (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As a little girl, Federica fantasized about having beautiful long hair that would grow back as soon as she cut it, about never-ending cones of cotton candy and about countless adventures that took her to the far side of the world. Now a charming ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, social differences, couples, love and romance, midlife crisis, parents and children, wealth, father daughter relationship, ex lover, death of father, dying, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sri lanka, venezuela, paris france, africa, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Visitors: Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stuck in the corridors of time, Godefroy de Montmirail and his faithful servant Jacquouille are projected to a time of profound political and social upheavals: the French Revolution... specifically, The Terror, time of great dangers, during which ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, light, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: french revolution, time travel, escape, prison, castle, adventure, love and romance, escapades, marquis, french history, cheating wife, barefoot male ...
Time: 18th century, 12th century, 1940s, 1790s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Trip to Spain (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on a road trip along the coast of Spain.
Style: road movie, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: restaurant, friendship, actor, friends, friendship between men, society, escapades, adventure, critic, food, cafeteria, running out of gas ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.2
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Girls Trip (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: large penis, female friendship, friendship between women, motel, friendship, promise, airport, secret, lie, marriage, model, interview ...
Time: year 2012, year 1998, year 2008, year 2000, year 2011 ...
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: psychedelic, surreal, atmospheric, clever, captivating ...
Plot: drug abuse, lsd, hallucination, american dream, road trip, journalism, hitchhiker, surrealism, addiction, drugs, cocaine, lawyer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 61K
Time Bandits (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, absurd, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, treasure, alternate dimension, adventurer, adventure, map, good versus evil, magic, giant, burglary, heroic mission, dwarf ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, ancient greece, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
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Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, medieval, castle, knight, adventure, impostor, king, time traveler, save the kingdom, arthurian legend, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
All About Actresses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, actor's life, midlife crisis, love and romance, actress, money, film producer, humiliation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, india, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
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Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, scenic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: island, young heroes, family relations, adventure, danger, exotic island, sea lion, little girl, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, poacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, patagonia, singapore, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, friendship, breakup, adultery, engagement, dream, musician, absurdism, marriage engagement, sarcasm, party, street life ...
Time: year 1983
Place: santa monica california, venice beach california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, parody, surreal, cult film ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, sword fight, king arthur, knight, disorder, courage, absurd humor, surrealism ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, xian, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 31K
Son of Rambow (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner) is looking for an escape from his family's stifling home life when he encounters Lee Carter (Will Poulter), the school bully. Armed with a video camera and a copy of "Rambo: First Blood", Lee plans to make ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, childhood, small town, family relations, filmmaking, youth, film within a film, coming of age, school, teenager, french, videotaping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Knight Before Christmas (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A medieval English knight is magically transported to present day where he ends up falling for a high school science teacher.
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, humorous, captivating
Plot: christmas eve, knight, time travel, christmas, female teacher, christmas party, quest, teacher student relationship, christmas movie, fish out of water, sent to the future, pickpocket ...
Time: year 2019, 14th century
Place: ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.
Style: feel good, inspirational, motivational, scenic, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, life changing experience, daydreamer, adventurer, loneliness, adventure, disorder, obsessive quest, journey, coworker, escape from reality, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, usa, himalaya, greenland, new york ...
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40%
Color Me Kubrick (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.
Style: witty, humorous, satirical, entertaining, light ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, disorder, love and romance, self confidence, petty criminal, money, musician, serial killer, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, las vegas
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38%
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Maestro (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Henry, a young actor, finds himself involved in a film by cinema superstar, C├ędric Rovere. Charmed by his benevolence, feelings hitherto unknown are aroused, while Rovere, intrigued by Henry's dream, lives this shoot as an unexpected gift.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, self discovery, actor, film within a film, love, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, actor's life, female director, movie actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 5th century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, brutal, whimsical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, friendship, rescue, family, adventure, family life, heroic mission, parents and children, good versus evil, young heroes, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: america, toronto ontario canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Night Across the Street (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama centered on an office worker on the verge of retirement who begins to relive both real and imagined memories.
Style: surreal, realistic, serious, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: aging, haunted by the past, elderly, introspection, tragic event, childhood memory, surrealism, boarding house, memory, money, promise, love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: chile, santiago de chile, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds ...
Style: thought provoking, light, humorous, psychological, captivating
Plot: billionaire, party, husband wife relationship, class differences, name calling, money, nurse, apology, alternative medicine, classroom, race, vodka ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, feel good
Plot: teacher student relationship, road trip, flirting, teacher, coming of age, remote control, drinking alcohol, lie, drinking, student, friendship, female director ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate timeline, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, dragon, master and servant, altering history, sent to the future, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 12th century, future
Place: france, usa, chicago illinois, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Holy Mountain (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Mexican master leads a Christ figure and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men. The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky's flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, disturbing, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, female genitalia, soldier, bird, mountain, thief, alchemist, surrealism, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
Style: surreal, weird, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, mysterious character, deal with the devil, imagination, immortality, magical, god or devil, bet, destiny, deal, transformation, choice ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, France, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Victor Bukowski is an out-of-work actor with problems. He's got a lousy agent, he has a habit of falling out with directors and he's still in love with his ex-girlfriend. However, Victor is about to embark on an unexpected emotional ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, touching, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, time travel, actor, love and romance, romance, love affair, couple relations, hopes, couples, fall in love, ex girlfriend ...
Place: london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Denmark, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: politics, friendship, coming of age, infidelity, teenage love, self discovery, single parent, misfit, best friends, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 70s, year 1977
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
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33%