Movies like Otto; or, Up with Dead People

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Otto; or, Up with Dead People (2008)
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Otto; or, Up with Dead People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young zombie named Otto appears on a remote highway. He has no idea where he came from or where he is going. After hitching a ride to Berlin and nesting in an abandoned amusement park, he begins to explore the city. Soon he is discovered by underground filmmaker Medea Yarn, who begins to make a documentary about him with the support of her girlfriend, Hella Bent, and her brother Adolf, who operates the camera. Meanwhile, Medea is still trying to finish Up with Dead People, the epic political-porno-zombie movie that she has been working on for years. She convinces its star, Fritz Fritze, to allow the vulnerable Otto to stay in his guest bedroom. When Otto discovers that he has a wallet that contains information about his past, before he was dead, he begins to remember details about his ex-boyfriend, Rudolf. He arranges to meet him at the schoolyard where they met, with devastating results.
Style: gothic, experimental, semi serious, humorous, scary, sexual, sexy, epic, realistic
Plot: zombie, supernatural, filmmaking, deadly, deadly creature, gory, homosexual, surrealism, identity crisis, film within a film, schizophrenia, cannibalism, gay bashing, gay, gay slur, gay interest, politics, memory loss, transvestism, gender, ancient mystery, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, filmmaker, transsexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany

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Most similar movies to Otto; or, Up with Dead People

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, scary and suspenseful films with plots about deadly, supernatural, gory, zombie, danger, female nudity and deadly creature mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Otto; or, Up with Dead People: Super 8? (1994), The Raspberry Reich (2004), The Dead Hate the Living! (2000), Hide and Creep (2004), Dead Moon Rising (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Super 8? (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck adult film star sees a chance to make a comeback via a lesbian documentary film-maker, but she is exploiting him to get financial backing for her pet project.
Style: sexual, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, erection, gender, partners, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, misfit partners, lifestyle, showbiz, sexual relations, gender bending, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
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95%
The Raspberry Reich (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the Baader-Meinhof gang, a film about modern left Germans adopting the culture of extreme left-wing movements of the 1970s. East German dominatrix Gudrun leads a revolutionary gang of her own in Berlin. She has her men kidnap the son of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: erection, gays and lesbians, revolution, kidnapping, strong sexual content, rebellion, power relations, state affairs, gang, political unrest, rebelliousness, s&m ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe, usa, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
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84%
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a renegade band of young filmmakers break into an abandoned hospital to make their horror epic, they stumble upon a real dead body and decide to use it in their movie. They accidentally bring it back to life, open a portal to a dead world that ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, epic, humorous
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, danger, slasher, deadly creature, chaos, gory, deadly, escapades, supernatural, afterlife, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.8
 906
Hide and Creep (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Residents of a small Southern town contend with bloodthirsty zombies, a mysterious flying saucer, and bad television reception.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, scary ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, small town, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, small town life, store, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Dead Moon Rising (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious disease overtakes the world, and the infected develop a hankering for human flesh. Jim and his fellow Cheapskate Car Rental clerks are oblivious to the changes going on right outside their door, until it literally gets right in their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, supernatural, gory, danger, deadly creature, deadly, plague, chaos, graphic violence, chases and races, disgruntled ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Choking Hazard (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When self-help guru Dr. Reinis (Jaroslav Dusek) led his students on a retreat to ponder the meaning of life, he had no intention of leading them all to their doom. But when gut-munching zombie woodsmen emerge, the group finds itself locked in mortal ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, danger, gory, silly humor, wilderness, isolation, in the woods, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Taming of the Shrews (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A horror-comedy of errors, Die-ner (get it?) explores the existential dilemma of a sociopath killer who runs into the unique problem of his victims rising from the dead...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, zombie, diner, confined, deadly, supernatural, hostage, gory, crimes, small town, hostages, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Boy Eats Girl (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy declares his love for his girlfriend, only to die the same night. He is brought back to life by his mother as a flesh-craving zombie, who sires more teen undead while trying to control his, er, appetite for his beloved.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, friendship, chase, survival, teenage life, experiment gone awry, love affair, supernatural, plague, deadly, youth, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Parade (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, France, Republic of North Macedonia, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Parade, in a tragicomic way, tells the story about ongoing battle between two worlds in contemporary post-war Serbian society - the traditional, oppressive, homophobic majority and a liberal, modern and open-minded minority... The film, which ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, queer cinema, offbeat
Plot: gay slur, gender, gays and lesbians, society, muslim, social activist, crimes, gangsters, disorder, gay bashing, lgbt, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, serbia, croatia, bosnia, kosovo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Dead Matter (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tells the story of a vampire relic with occult powers that falls into the hands of a grief-stricken young woman who will do anything to contact her dead brother.
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, vampire, obsession, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, gory, danger, imaginary, witchcraft, rivalry, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Terror Toons (2002)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: chaos and mayhem, deadly, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, gory, siblings relations, mad scientist, surgery, when the parents are away, killer doll, devil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 266
Alex and Leo (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leo, an advertising executive in his mid-30s, falls in love with Alex who's just gotten out of a long-term relationship. While Alex doesn't quite know how to react to Leo's advances, Leo's facing trouble with Alex's oddball ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: couples, romance, love and romance, gender, fall in love, gays and lesbians, breakup, gay interest, gay, male nudity, break up, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six actors go to graveyard on a remote island to act out a necromantic ritual. The ritual works, and soon the dead are walking about and chowing down on human flesh.
Style: cult film, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, scary ...
Plot: island, zombie, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, cemetery, living dead, deadly, danger, gays and lesbians, leadership, escapades ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Pot Zombies (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Radioactive weed turns people into zombies with the munchies for human flesh!
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, scary
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gory, environmentalism, stoners, drug abuse, disorder, gays and lesbians, deadly, crimes, drug dealing, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dark Rising: Bring Your Battle Axe (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A weekend camping trip turns into a frantic fight against the supernatural when an ancient demon and a fearsome female warrior bring their eternal battle into the present day. Jason Parks is trying to win back his ex-fiancee, Jasmine, by arranging a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: good versus evil, ghost, escapades, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, thirtysomething life, wizards and magicians, deadly, young lovers, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Zombie Beach Party (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Ulysses, a professional wrestler, is going to watch another fight in which a wrestler is up against a horde of zombies. One of the zombies kills a waitress and Ulysses and his friends decide to take matters into their own hands and track down the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, exciting, sexy ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, rivalry, plague, gory, deadly, danger, deadly creature, superhero, escapades, wrestler, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.9
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Playhouse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After years hiding in the shadows, the ancient ghosts of an old Pittsburgh theater make their presence known once again.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, deadly, crimes, goofy hero, disorder, haunted house, gory, theater, zombie, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Parts of the Family (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Beyond the front door of an old, decrepit house is buried a horrible and tragic past. One horryfing and gory night a family of four is brutally hacked to pieces. The only survivor is the young and beautiful housekeeper, Ella. When she steps out of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, humorous, semi serious, scary
Plot: zombie, murder, survival, confined, supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, deadly, gory, chaos, vengeance, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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A Cadaver Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: United by terrifying and bizarre circumstances, the janitor, the drunk, the bartender, the cop, his perp, and the student security guard must fight to undo the professor's work. A dark force is at work in the cadaver lab this Christmas and this ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, scary, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, corpse, supernatural, disorder, deadly, camp, experiment, struggle for survival, battles, danger, violence, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.7
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Stalled (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve, and a soon-to-be-shit-canned maintenance gopher (Dan Palmer) is changing light bulbs and cleaning toilets instead of drinking egg nog and making out with drunk receptionists at the annual office party. Unfortunately for this ...
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: zombie, confinement indoors, trapped, confined, self discovery, isolation, down on your luck, gory, deadly, supernatural, danger, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, rough, semi serious, scary, humorous
Plot: zombie, mortician, chaos, deadly, mad scientist, supernatural, vengeance, experiment gone awry, gory, rivalry, crimes, profanity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Goal of the Dead (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: For the Olympique de Paris soccer team, this away match scheduled against Caplongue was merely supposed to be one last chore before the end of the professional season. Yet no one could ever have imagined that an unknown rabies-like infection was ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, feel good, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, imaginary, supernatural, sport team, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, contests and competitions, gory, plague, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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48%
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Buck Wild (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hunting vacation goes horribly awry for 4 friends after they accidentally shoot the lease's land owner.
Style: scary, not serious, humorous, sexy
Plot: zombie, danger, deadly, confined, buddies, survival, friends, supernatural, hunting, sex, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Bong of the Dead (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the world is taken over by flesh eating zombies, best friends Tommy and Edwin figure out a way to benefit from it by turning zombies into fertilizer for growing potent weed! There will be bud.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, plague, deadly, deadly creature, danger, chaos, experiment gone awry, gory, bong, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Splatter Beach (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Splatter Beach is a 2007 low-budget horror comedy film made by the prolific Polonia brothers. It was released on DVD by Camp Motion Pictures.Starring Erin Brown, Erika Smith, Alison Whitney, Brice Kennedy, Ken Van Sant and Dave Fife, Splatter Beach ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat, scary ...
Plot: beach, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, escapades, deadly, gory, chaos, terrorism, creature feature, parody, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sars Wars: Bangkok Zombie Crisis (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fourth generation of the virus SARS is found in Africa! It's more dangerous and causes the patients to transform into bloodthirsty zombies. The virus quickly lands to Thailand, Dr. Bryan Thompson who creates the anti-virus, ends up getting ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gory, plague, parody, danger, rescue, mutant, rivalry, deadly, chaos, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bikini Bloodbath Car Wash (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: horror spoof, semi serious, humorous, realistic, scary
Plot: serial killer, slasher, woman in danger, crimes, gays and lesbians, deadly, absurd humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbianism, college, gory, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
 266
Meat Market (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Animals attacks, says the TV news. But two ex-security agents know the real cause - maybe the real culprits. Shahrokh and Argenta are former employees of a company they knew to be conducting bizarre medical experiments. What has resulted are not ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, semi serious
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, imaginary, danger, deadly, chaos, vampirism ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Eating Out: Drama Camp (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With raging boy hormones and the laugh quotient turned on full, Chris Salvatore and Daniel Skelton return, along with Rebekah Kochan and cult icon Mink Stole in the fourth installment of Q. Allan Brocka's hilarious and over-the-top sexual ...
Style: sex comedy, not serious, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, summer camp, gay interest, sexual relations, love affair, gender, love and romance, sexual content, summer, homosexuality, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When this year's round of unsuspecting Northerners fail to show up for their annual Guts N' Glory Jamboree, the residents of Pleasant Valley take their cannibalistic carnival on the road and head to Iowa where they encounter spoiled ...
Style: semi serious, not serious, scary, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, college, chaos and mayhem, chaos, danger, deadly, maniac, drugs/alcohol, profanity, on the road, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe, iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%