Movies like Mondo Plympton

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Mondo Plympton (1997)
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Mondo Plympton (1997)
Genre: Animation, Biography, History
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A compilation of animator Bill Plympton's classic shorts, including "Your Face", "How to Kiss", "One of Those Days", "25 Ways to Quit Smoking", "Plymptoons", "Nosehair" and "How to Make Love to a Woman". In between, an animated version of Bill answers questions about his life and career.
Plot: violence, drawing, surrealism, newspaper, animator, infatuation, cartoonist, compilation

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, serious and surreal films with plots about surrealism, violence, friendship, society, heroes, death and dark humor mostly in Animation, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Mondo Plympton: Miss Hokusai (2015), 8 Heads of Madness (2017), Henry & Me (2014), Persepolis (2007), No. 12: Heaven and Earth Magic (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Miss Hokusai (2015)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The time: 1814. The place: Edo, now known as Tokyo. A much accomplished artist of his time and now in his mid-fifties, Tetsuzo can boast clients from all over Japan, and tirelessly works in the garbage-loaded chaos of his house-atelier. He spends ...
Style: touching, captivating, psychological, sentimental, fairy tale
Plot: art history, bridge, father daughter relationship, drawing, sister sister relationship, painting, illness, edo period, artist, rivalry, society, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, tokyo
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8 Heads of Madness (2017)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ANNA ALEXANDROVNA BARKOVA (1901-1976) Journalist and poet, meeting suspicious characters. Involved in immoral love affairs. Work in the Kremlin, fired. 1934 - Arrested, 5 years of penal servitude in Karaganda. Lived in Ukraine during the WWII. 1946 ...
Style: non-linear, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gulag, humiliation, strong female character, female protagonist, gay protagonist, gay lead character, strong female lead, surrealism, writers, breaking the fourth wall, gay interest, telephone call ...
Time: 1920s
Place: russia
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Henry & Me (2014)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Henry & Me tells the courageous story of Jack (AUSTIN WILLIAMS), a brave young boy who is dealt a life changing blow. Low on confidence and filled with self-doubt, hope seems lost until a mysterious stranger named Henry (RICHARD GERE) ...
Plot: baseball, surrealism, children, butt naked
Place: new york yankees
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Persepolis (2007)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, adult animation, rough ...
Plot: coming of age, freedom, revolution, family relations, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, society, depression, muslim, iraq iran war, rebellion, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1978 ...
Place: iran, middle east, france, tehran iran, ussr ...
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69%
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No. 12: Heaven and Earth Magic (1962)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: The first part depicts the heroine's toothache consequent to the loss of a very valuable watermelon, her dentistry and transportation to heaven. Next follows an elaborate exposition of the heavenly land, in terms of Israel and Montreal. The ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: surrealism, boxing, cat, umbrella, watermelon, elevator, disembodied head, skeleton
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67%
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The Tune (1992)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Del is a song writer for the obnoxious Mr. Mega, and in love with Didi, Mega's secretary. His quest to write a hit tune brings him to the wacky world of Flooby Nooby, where he just might learn to write songs from the heart.
Style: surreal, semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friendship, oldies, goofy hero, rescue, rising to stardom, ambition, music, artists and showbiz, musician's life, show tunes, creative block ...
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62%
Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: More than fourteen centuries ago, Mecca was filled with gambling, drunkenness, slavery, the mistreatment of women, and greed. The holy Ka'bah was littered with idol gods. Pilgrims came by the thousands to worship them. Quarysh, Mecca's ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: prophet, desert, folk hero, leadership, self discovery, human spirit, miraculous event, obsessive quest, fighting the system, good versus evil, hopes, clergy ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 7th century
Place: middle east, arabia
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61%
Another Day of Life (2018)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Spain, Poland, Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1975, Ryszard Kapuściński, a veteran Polish journalist, embarked on a seemingly suicidal road trip into the heart of the Angola's civil war. There, he witnessed once again the dirty reality of war and discovered a sense of helplessness ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, thought provoking, semi documentary, rough ...
Plot: civil war, investigation, investigative, life risking, war, conflict, frontline, travel, military life, wartime, road trip, liberation ...
Time: 20th century
Place: angola, portugal, poland, cuba, south africa
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56%
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The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For the past 40 years, Jan Svankmajer (Faust, Conspirators of Pleasure) has been hailed as one of cinema's most consistently surprising, wildly imaginative, and remarkable surrealists of our time. Utilizing a delirious combination of puppets, ...
Style: avant garde, surreal, psychological, disturbing, odd ...
Plot: surrealism, puppet, human flesh, human existence, multiple storylines, humanity in peril, edgar allan poe, compilation, death, pig, coffin, guinea pig
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Space Armageddon (1996)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The year is 2157. An alien organization with ultra-high technology, 'Eed', invades the Earth. As the Earth fa ces extinction, Elka, a descendant of the lost continent Atlantis, looks with the help of a super power computer Delta 8 988, for ...
Style: psychedelic
Plot: space opera, alien invasion, surrealism, violence
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53%
I Married a Strange Person! (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A newlywed develops a strange lump on his neck that gives him the ability to transform people or objects at will. His wife is very upset. Meanwhile, the CEO of Smilecorp learns of this man and his ability and sees a way to achieve world domination ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat, enigmatic ...
Plot: imaginary, supernatural ability, wish come true, couples, surrealism, insanity, absurd humor, creativity, newlyweds, moral ambiguity, dark hero, brutality ...
Place: tokyo
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52%
Scooby-Doo! Winter WonderDog (2002)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Celebrate the season Scooby-Doo style as Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang face off festive frights, frosty nights and - jeepers - the ghost of Christmas, who wants to wish everyone a scary Christmas! In this collection of cold-weather capers, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, not serious, light
Plot: scooby doo, heroes, escapades, adventure, disorder, cartoon dog, pets, mystery, dog, danger, compilation, crime investigation ...
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50%
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Barefoot Gen (1983)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people. Based on the acclaimed manga by Nakazawa Keiji, the author of Barefoot Gen, who was 6 years old ...
Style: adult animation, bleak, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, anti war, children in wartime, orphan, catastrophe, contamination, burned alive, demolished city, atrocity, radiation sickness, bombing, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, asia, hiroshima japan
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50%
The Puppetoon Movie (1987)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
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Style: puppet animation
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Mutant Aliens (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, entertaining, light ...
Plot: astronaut, space travel, dark humor, heroes, mutant, rivalry, vengeance, alien encounter, benign alien, space wars, surrealism, evil alien ...
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A Room and a Half (2009)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of Russian poets Josef Brodsky, who was forced into American exile in 1972.
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Plot: hopes, homecoming, writer's life, family life, rebelliousness, introspection, family relations, archive footage, cold war, artists and showbiz, rebellion, leaving home ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 80s, 90s ...
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The Ambiguously Gay Duo (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sometimes controversial but always hilarious, Robert Smigel's "TV Funhouse" cartoons have contained some of Saturday Night Live's most memorable material in recent years. Ace and Gary, "The Ambiguously Gay Duo" (voiced ...
Style: parody, adult animation, captivating, humorous, cult film ...
Plot: adult humor, friendship, joke, friend, absurd humor, surrealism, comedian, absurdism, satire, superhero, super villain, villain ...
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Max Steel Team Turbo: Fusion Tek (2016)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Story: Max and Steel face their greatest challenge ever. When Max's greatest enemies unite to take down N-Tek and conquer Copper Canyon, Max and Steel realize that they can't save the day on their own. It's time to form a new team of heroes ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: kids
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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47%
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SpongeBob SquarePants: Sea Side Story (2017)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: 2d animation, humorous, not serious, surreal, sincere
Audience: preschoolers, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: city, best friends, creature, animal that acts human, disorder, stupidity, absurdism, sea creature, dark humor, rivalry, friendship, surrealism ...
Place: pacific ocean
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Aberne og det hemmelige våben (1995)
Genre: Animation
Country: Denmark
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Alexander slår sin svoger ihjel da han ved at Alexander og Lucy har en affære. Lucy tilhører ellers Weismüller. Weismüller og Attila-familierne ligger i krig med hinanden. En dag mødes de to unge aber Hektor og Elvira. De bliver betaget af ...
Plot: monkey, fictional war, surrealism, forbidden love, family feud, ape, bird
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Where The Dead Go to Die (2012)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled group of children living on the same block are haunted by a talking dog named Labby who brings them on surreal hell-rides between different dimensions and time periods.
Style: satanic, bleak, serious, brutal
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45%
Desert Mirage (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aspiring cartoonist and middle-aged gumbuster Cliff Morelli (Jeremy Koerner, Black Cat Whiskey, New York Lately) spends his days at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk performing minimum wage janitorial duties. When he is put on suspension after ...
Style: adult animation, humorous, surprise ending, twist ending, 2d animation
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Torrey Pines (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: contemplative, serious, captivating, sincere
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Time: 1990s, 90s
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Buddha: The Great Departure (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Prince Siddhartha is heir to the Shakya kingdom, which is constantly at war with the more powerful Kosala kingdom. His father tries to raise as him as a warrior leader and to shield him from the miseries of the world. Meeting the young outcast girl ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: social differences, leadership, battles, injustice, society, journey, imaginary kingdom, heroes, rich and poor, power relations, military, kingdom ...
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43%
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The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Japan, France, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
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Time: 1930s, 1920s, 40s, 20s, 30s ...
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42%
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, USA, Finland, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Much awarded animated documentary, in which director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut. The usage on ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: nightmare, massacre, haunted by the past, war, army, soldier, memory loss, military, tragic event, guilt, politics, atrocity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, lebanon, middle east, palestine, beirut lebanon
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The Dark Years (2007)
Genre: Animation, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 140 min.
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Story: A wildly disparate group of Canadian newsmen sets out to cover the major events of the 1930s in ways that will guarantee their newspaper - The Toronto Daily Star - comes out on top. Viewers relive the stories of the toughest decade of the 20th ...
Plot: journalist, reporter, part animation, great depression, newspaper, scoop
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Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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39%
Glossary of Broken Dreams (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, History, Music
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Puppets! Pixels! Anime! Live action! Stock footage! Lumpennerd Johannes Grenzfurthner gives an ideotaining cinematic revue about important political concepts. Everyone is talking about freedom! Privacy! Identity! Resistance! The Market! The Left! ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, humorous, tense, psychological
Plot: society, rivalry, internet, propaganda, resistance, capitalism, culture clash, storytelling, disorder, critique of capitalism, self fulfillment, privacy invasion ...
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Black Lion (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The year is 1580. Using an army of soldiers equipped with sophisticated weaponry, Nobunaga Oda is on the verge of ruling Japan with an iron fist. One of his enforcers is Ginnai Doma - a fallen samurai reborn into an indestructible killing machine. ...
Plot: ninja, samurai, violence, gore, shot in the forehead
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Glup, una aventura sin desperdicio (2004)
Genre: Animation
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating
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