Movies like Funan

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Funan (2018)
Funan (2018)
Genre: Animation, War
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Cambodia, Reunion
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cambodia, once the ancient kingdom of Funan, April 17th, 1975. The entire country falls under the tyranny of Angkar, the communist party of the Khmer Rouge. The cities are abandoned, the population is thrown to the roads and forced to walk towards an uncertain future.
Style: exciting, disturbing, touching, visually appealing
Plot: family relations, communism, struggle for survival, separation from family, food, little boy, husband wife relationship, starvation, death, illness, suicide, train, hunger, ant, boat, fire, night, leech, frog, full moon, duck, escape, execution, stabbing, suicide by hanging ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, year 1977, year 1978, 20th century
Place: cambodia

Most similar movies to Funan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, exciting, captivating and serious films with plots about family relations, friendship, hopes, danger, war, world war two and death mostly in Animation, War and Drama genres. Some movies like Funan: Grave of the Fireflies (1988), Giovanni's Island (2014), A Man is Dead (2018), Persepolis (2007), The Last of the Mohicans (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no ...
Style: heartbreaking, touching, stylized, harsh, depressing ...
Plot: orphan, survival, siblings relations, world war two, hunger, hiding place, loss of parent, death of parent, bomb, theft, war, homelessness ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Giovanni's Island (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast... and on the unhealed border in this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, island, young heroes, forceful separation, life turned upside down, social differences, village, society, deportation, communication problem, post world war two, dancing ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1946, year 1947 ...
Place: asia, soviet union, japan
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My Mummy is in America and She Met Buffalo Bill (2013)
Genre: Animation
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Jean’s father is always busy at work, so he spends most of his time with his nanny Yvette and neighbour Michelle. His mother is away but nobody talks about her. Luckily Michelle is on hand to read postcards about Mum’s Wild West escapades and, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, friends, family relations, imaginary, family, youth, single parent, small town, family life, siblings relations, school teacher, elementary school ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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A Man is Dead (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Brest, 1950. The war ended five years ago and nothing remains of the city. Massive bombings and intense fighting lasting more than a month turned the city, its docks, its arsenal, into ashes. Thousands of workers will build it up again, brick by ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating, visually appealing
Plot: communism, war, strike, class struggle, working conditions, french politics, film within a film, worker, post world war two, working class, communist, police violence ...
Time: year 1950
Place: france
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Persepolis (2007)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Family, 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: revolution, muslim, freedom, life is a bitch, society, depression, rebellion, self discovery, politics, coming of age, childhood, oppression ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1986 ...
Place: iran, middle east, france, azerbaijan, asia ...
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The Last of the Mohicans (1987)
Genre: Animation, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Produced by Burbank Films Australia.
Plot: indian war, native american, american indian, surrealism, friendship, gun, rescue
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Ethel & Ernest (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, History
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living through extraordinary events.
Style: captivating, light, sentimental, exciting, cult film
Plot: husband wife relationship, family home, world war two, servant, movie theatre, london blitz, art student, air raid, working class, death of father, death of wife, death of mother ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, 1950s, 1960s, 1920s ...
Place: england, london
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In This Corner of the World (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Newlywed Suzu Urano moves to her new life in Kure City on the coast of Hiroshima Prefecture, where she perseveres through World War II with pluck and determination.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, touching, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, bombing, military, wedding, anniversary, evacuation, female protagonist, world war two, war, danger, couples, society ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1943 ...
Place: hiroshima japan, japan, east asia, asia
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Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, History, War
Country: Ireland, France, USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The true story of the most decorated dog in American military history -- Sgt. Stubby -- and the enduring bonds he forged with his brothers-in-arms in the trenches of World War I.
Style: factual, captivating, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: world war one, chase, soldier, rescue, dog, animal rescue, army, battlefield, battles, baseball, adventure, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, twentieth century
Place: paris france, yale university
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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, rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, anti war, demolished city, burned alive, contamination, atrocity, orphan, catastrophe, survival, radiation sickness, bombing, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, asia, hiroshima japan
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The Swallows of Kabul (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: France, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Monaco
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Summer 1998 - Kabul under Taliban rule. Zunaira and Mohsen are young and in love. Despite the daily violence and misery, they hope for a better future. One day, a foolish gesture causes life to take an irrevocable turn.
Plot: prison, death, taliban, dog, dispute, street kid, street child, crying, rifle, accidental death
Time: year 1998
Place: afghanistan
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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.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, realistic, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: introspection, rebelliousness, family relations, writer's life, hopes, family life, homecoming, archive footage, cold war, parents and children, human nature, leaving home ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, russia
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Game of Thrones: Conquest & Rebellion (2017)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: HBO's animated history of Westeros brings to life all the events that shaped the Seven Kingdoms in the thousands of years before Game of Thrones' story begins.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king, warrior, medieval, danger, betrayal, dragon, fantasy world, kingdom, imaginary, courage, ambition, rivalry ...
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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 ...
Plot: tuberculosis, hopes, world war two, dreams, earthquake, love, follow your dream, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, letter, airplane, great depression ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: japan, asia, germany, tokyo
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Long Way North (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Denmark, Belgium, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 1892, Saint Petersburg. Sasha, a young Russian aristocrat, has always been fascinated by her grandfather's life as an adventurer. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent arctic ship, but he hasn't returned from his last expedition ...
Style: exciting, captivating, touching, tense
Plot: journey, ship, coming of age, search, sea captain, dog, teenager, adventure, family relations, friendship, danger, family ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
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Winx Club 3D: Чарiвна пригода (2010)
Genre: Animation
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: School for fairies Alfea celebrates the inauguration of the new school year when the party is interrupted by Icy, Darcy and Stormy, the perfidious Trix. The Winx without Bloom, are forced to remedy the confusion created by the witches who, having ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friends, supernatural ability, disorder, danger, youth, escapades, love and romance, wizards and magicians, imaginary, school ...
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When the Wind Blows (1986)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With the help of government-issued pamphlets, an elderly British couple build a shelter and prepare for an impending nuclear attack, unaware that times and the nature of war have changed from their romantic memories of World War II
Style: touching, realistic, serious, bleak, adult animation ...
Plot: cold war, nuclear threat, countryside, war, nuclear holocaust, chaos, bomb shelter, english countryside, 2d animation, nuclear war, insurance, radiation sickness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
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The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Fritz, now married and with a son, is desperate to escape from the domestic hell he now finds himself in. Lighting up a joint, he begins to dream about his eight other lives, hoping to find one that will provide a pleasant distraction.
Style: adult animation, disturbing, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: racism, satire, violence, interracial relations, drug abuse, sexual revolution, surrealism, cat, cheating, anthropomorphism, hell, addiction ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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Anne Frank's Diary (1999)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, Ireland, France, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.
Plot: world war two, adolescence, nazi, diary, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, holocaust, hiding, jewish girl, hopes, family relations, attic ...
Time: 1940s
Place: amsterdam
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Corto Maltese in Siberia (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At the end of 1918 while civil war is raging on in Russia, antagonism is slowly spreading to the East, between the Oural mountains and Shanghai. Stuck between a desire to save what's left of the great Imperial Russia, and starting from a clean ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, political unrest, chase, adventurer, heroes, state affairs, danger, russian revolution, civil war, train, love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1918
Place: siberia, china, russia, shanghai, hong kong ...
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Jackboots on Whitehall (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion.
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, satire, save the day, danger, military, militant, heroic mission, state affairs, parody, heroes, farm, german ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, germany, europe
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The Aviators (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A bird that wants to become a hero, a carrier pigeon with an endless list of achievements under his belt and a mouse inventor who want to fly at all costs are some of the characters in this animated film. Peace reigns in a farm located in the ...
Plot: pigeon, mouse, donkey, farm, chicken, horse, airplane, forest, duck, world war one, 2d animation, cartoon bird ...
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Croc-Blanc (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: France, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A loyal wolfdog’s curiosity leads him on the adventure of a lifetime while serving a series of three distinctly different masters.
Style: touching, rough, sincere, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, dog, dog sled, half breed, hunger, snow, best friend, rescue from drowning, human animal relationship, pregnancy, chicken, snowing ...
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O' Christmas Tree (1999)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Featuring the voices of Edward Asner, Tim Conway and Marie Osmond. This heartwarming animated tale begins in a snowy forest on Christmas Eve, where a forlorn little pine tree feels she is too homely to ever realize her dream of being a real ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, wish come true, animal life, hopes, christmas tree, christmas eve, help, kindness, winter, escapades, holiday, following a dream ...
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Monster High: 13 Wishes (2013)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: It’s a new school year at Monster High™, and the little sister of Clawdeen Wolf™, Howleen, is determined to be more fangtastic than ever. Her dream of popularity turns out to be easier than anyone imagined when she stumbles upon a genie named ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, wish come true, high school, supernatural, genie, youth, supernatural ability, mutant, curses spells and rituals, witchcraft, magic, princess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower (2017)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Compilation film for Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt 2nd Season.
Style: mecha, psychotronic
Plot: compilation, military, beach, alcohol, tattoo, ocean, jazz music, chanting, snow, pilot, flower, rebel ...
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Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A story of encounters and partings interwoven between people; this is a human drama with feelings that touch one's heart gradually, which everyone has experienced at least once.
Style: thought provoking, touching, sentimental, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, orphan, life is a bitch, female protagonist, love, adventure, death, teenager, mother son relationship, friendship, knight ...
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Barbie in 'A Christmas Carol' (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, Kelly is reluctant to go to a Christmas Eve ball, so Barbie tells her the story of Eden Starling, a glamourous singing diva in the Victorian England and the owner of a theatre house. However, Eden is self-centred and loves only ...
Style: light, semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, family gatherings, family, starting over, friends, family relations, ghost, christmas, holiday, society, master and servant, nothing goes right ...
Time: victorian, 2000s
Place: london, england
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The Legend of Muay Thai: 9 Satra (2018)
Genre: Animation
Country: Thailand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When the mystical kingdom of Ramathep is besieged by a monstrous army of Yaksa Clan, the faith of the kingdom lies in a young Muay Thai warrior determined to use a sacred weapon -the 9th Satra- to restore peace to the kingdom.
Style: exciting, captivating, intense, entertaining, scenic
Plot: friendship, adventure, heroic mission, legends and myths, martial arts, prophecy, mentor, magical, warrior, good versus evil, danger, responsibility ...
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Barefoot Gen 2 (1986)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three years after the Hiroshima bombing, a teenager helps a group of orphans to survive and find their new life.
Plot: teenager, death of child, death of mother, grave, street market, children, black market, skeleton, ruins, starvation, radiation sickness, hunger ...
Place: hiroshima japan, japan
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