Movies like Escape from Tomorrow

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Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
 5.1
 9K
Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world of fake castles and anthropomorphic rodents, an epic battle begins when an unemployed father's sanity is challenged by a chance encounter with two underage girls on holiday.
Style: surreal, mind bending, enigmatic, disturbing, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, serious, weird, melancholic ...
Plot: losing-it hero, parents and children, disorder, surrealism, paranoia, hallucination, pursuit, father son relationship, family vacation, hearing voices, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, theme park, little boy, amusement park, neo noir, resort, profanity, nagging and grouching, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, cave, female nudity, sex scene, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida

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Most similar movies to Escape from Tomorrow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, weird, atmospheric and visually appealing films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, existentialism, surrealism, nudity (full frontal - brief) and brutality mostly in Drama, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Escape from Tomorrow: Tideland (2005), Eraserhead (1977), Poison (1991), Pi (1998), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, heroin, dark fantasy, orphan, mentally challenged, imaginary, imagination, life is a bitch, addiction, friendship, down on your luck, figment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, denmark
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100%
 7.4
 104K
Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Style: surreal, psychological, art house, avant garde, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, existentialism, cult, nightmare, insanity, baby, freak, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, crazy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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100%
 6.5
 4K
Poison (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors asks what Richie was like and what led up to the shooting. In the ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, avant garde, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: life is a bitch, social misfits, riddles and clues, aids, prison, abusive father, surrealism, murder, sexuality, scientist, blood, punishment ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 170K
Pi (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The debut film from Darren Aronofsky in which a mathematical genius Maximilian Cohen discovers a link in the connection between numbers and reality and thus believes he can predict the future.
Style: mind bending, surreal, atmospheric, psychological, cerebral ...
Plot: paranoia, insanity, mathematics, code, rabbi, obsession, alienation, surveillance, neighbor, delusion, loner, mathematician ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft. A British science-fiction film from director Nicolas ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, serious, cult film ...
Plot: space and aliens, supernatural romance, alien life-form, disorder, mysterious character, secret identity, benign alien, fish out of water, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, humanity, alien invasion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 195K
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young couple moves into an infamous New York apartment building to start a family. Things become frightening as Rosemary begins to suspect her unborn baby isn't safe around their strange neighbors.
Style: surreal, psychological, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: satanic cult, losing-it hero, mystery, devil, mind game, woman in danger, pregnancy, demonic possession, supernatural, witch, dreams, deal with the devil ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 21K
Ink (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Invisible forces exert power over us in our sleep. A mercenary named Ink, on a literal nightmare mission, captures the spirit of 8-year-old Emma in the dream world. To save her, the dream-givers marshal all their resources, focusing on saving the ...
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: dark fantasy, another dimension, good versus evil, nightmare comes true, supernatural, parent child relationship, imaginary, coma, father daughter relationship, missing child, imagination, parallel universe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 1K
Cremaster 3 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: CREMASTER 3 (2002) is set in New York City and narrates the construction of the Chrysler Building, which is in itself a character - host to inner, antagonistic forces at play for access to the process of (spiritual) transcendence. These factions ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, experimental, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, skyscraper, punk, imaginary, danger, artists and showbiz, deadly, rivalry, apprentice, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor ...
Style: futuristic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, save the world, vengeance, mutant, destiny, danger, betrayal, disorder ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2030s, 21st century, 1810s ...
Place: switzerland, geneva switzerland, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 26K
Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, controversial, mind bending ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, perversion, monster, sexual perversion, family problems, supernatural, infidelity, marriage crisis, insanity, surrealism, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
John Dies at the End (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A new drug promises out-of-body experiences, but users are coming back changed forever, and an otherworldly invasion of Earth is underway.
Style: absurd, dark humor, surreal, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, invasion, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, anti hero, anti heroes, monster, danger, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island. During "the hour of the wolf" - between midnight and dawn - he tells his wife about his most painful ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, gothic, surreal, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, island, diary, surrealism, artist, insanity, insomnia, voyeurism, castle, nightmare, mental illness, swedish ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: scandinavia, eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 5K
Tell Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man's recently transplanted heart leads him on a frantic search to find the donor's killer before a similar fate befalls him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending, tense ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, parents and children, obsessive quest, couples, escapades, deadly, supernatural, couple relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 33K
Bug (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranoia, conspiracy theory, couples, drugs/alcohol, losing-it hero, insanity, psychosis, isolated place, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), delusion, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 92K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, nervous breakdown, delusion, nightmare, fear, family relations, dreams, insanity, sanity, obsession, construction worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, year 2011
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 7K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, psychological, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, seance, mystery, insanity, mind game, supernatural, ghost, hallucination, drugs, woman in danger, demon, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, human nature, hopes, society, angel, social relations, adoption, hallucination, sick child, boy, priest, terminal illness ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, california, minnesota, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 99K
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: surprise ending, bleak, twist ending, scary, psychological ...
Plot: hallucination, paranoia, haunted by the past, nightmare, mind game, delusion, dealing with death, heaven and hell, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, tragic event, grief ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.6
 80K
Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: afterlife, medical student, experiment gone awry, suicide, nightmare, hallucination, medical school, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability, hallucinations, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 32K
Upstream Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the lifecycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.
Style: mind bending, psychological, tense, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: hypnosis, parasite, romance, love affair, drugged, mystery, mind control, tragic love, memory loss, dishonesty, mind game, brainwashing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 84K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, psychological, disturbing, cult film, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hallucination, insanity, brainwashing, mind control, paranoia, virtual reality, tv station, investigation, bdsm, tv show, mind game, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 72K
Enter the Void (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Japan
Duration: 161 min.
Story: This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta). When Oscar is killed by ...
Style: psychedelic, atmospheric, meditative, touching, philosophical ...
Plot: surrealism, explicit sex, hallucination, drug trip, afterlife, neon light, stripper, supernatural, ghost, youth, deadly, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 110K
Coherence (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: parallel world, alternate reality, disorder, friends, power outage, asteroids and comets, dinner party, time loop, comet, isolation, confinement indoors, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.7
 94K
Hibrid (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, sexual, suspense ...
Plot: genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, monster, laboratory, genetics, danger, supernatural, cloning, dna, couple relations, ambition, against the rules ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 3K
Nadja (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This ultra-hip, post-modern vampire tale is set in contemporary New York City. Members of a dysfunctional family of vampires are trying to come to terms with each other, in the wake of their father's death. Meanwhile, they are being hunted by ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: vampire, haunted by the past, addiction, parents and children, family life, twins, stalking, supernatural, deadly, couples, injustice, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 702K
Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, cerebral, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, hallucination, mental illness, dancer's life, psychology, surrealism, paranoia, insanity, dark fantasy, showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 22K
Clown (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize the suit is part of an evil curse that turns its wearer into a killer.
Style: macabre, scary, atmospheric, disturbing, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer clown, clown, monster, murder, blood, transformation, demon, slasher, children, boy, father son relationship, demons ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.1
 329
Of Silence (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ailing former scuba diver, who faces extremely tough times, begins experiencing otherworldly incidents.
Style: tense, mind bending, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: mentally unstable, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, dealing with death, scuba diver, unfulfillment, misplaced guilt, indoor, birthday party, visual hallucination, illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.6
 13K
S. Darko (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: S. Darko follows Samantha Darko, the younger sister of Donnie, the protagonist of Donnie Darko, and her friend Corey. On their way to California, their car breaks down, forcing them to wait in a small town until it is fixed. While there, Samantha ...
Style: surreal, gothic, serious, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, small town, stranded, imaginary, best friends, supernatural, end of the world, surrealism, adaptation, life philosophy, storytelling, creativity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a 1989 Japanese cyberpunk film by cult-film director Shinya Tsukamoto produced by Japan Home Video. This, his third film, is an extremely graphic but also strikingly-filmed fantasy shot in the same low-budget, ...
Style: psychological, experimental, surreal, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: metal, supernatural, hit and run, transformation, gore, superhuman powers, cyberpunk, imaginary, zombie, rivalry, urban, future dystopia ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%