Visually appealing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant visually appealing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out visually appealing, weird, stylized, serious, complex and allegory films and TV shows about / with storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, runaway, destiny, death, transformation, violence and redemption plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as visually appealing: Alice in Wonderland (2010), Life of Pi (2012), Oblivion (2013), Tomorrowland (2015), Pan (2015), The Tourist (2010), Black Swan (2010), Hugo (2011), The Old Guard (2020), Maleficent (2014).

List of visually appealing movies

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: visually appealing, captivating, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wizards, obsessive quest, dragon, fantasy world, witch, family, good versus evil, adventure, prince, parallel universe, female warrior ...
Place: england
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, colourful, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escape from reality, imagination, magic, good versus evil, talking animals, journey, magical, youth, queen ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: london, china
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, motivational, scenic, captivating, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: survival, ocean, adventure, human animal relationship, animals, beautiful scenery, life, stranded, hopes, journey, human nature, survivor ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada, montreal, mexico ...
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Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, visually appealing, cerebral, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, future dystopia, alien invasion, survival, dystopic future, disorder, space travel, outer space, resistance, adventure, mysterious character ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
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Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and ...
Style: visually appealing, exciting, feel good, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: utopia, adventure, young heroes, time travel, heroes, androids and robots, end of the world, youth, alternate dimension, obsessive quest, apocalypse, destiny ...
Time: future, 60s, 2010s
Place: florida, new york, houston texas, paris france, africa
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Pan (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: fairy tale, visually appealing, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, fantasy world, magic, orphan, childhood, mischievous children, adventure, imaginary kingdom, journey, chosen one, child protagonist, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, future, 18th century, 1930s
Place: london, vietnam
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The Tourist (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets mysterious British woman Elsie (Angelina Jolie) on the train to Venice. Romance seems to bud, but there's more to her than meets the eye. Remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer", ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, twist ending, surprise ending, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: female spy, love story, master criminal, outsmarting, undercover agent, female agent, spy, adventure, espionage, femme fatale, mysterious character, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, paris france, latin america, europe ...
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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, sexy, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: ballet, mental illness, obsession, character study, hallucination, surrealism, psychology, insanity, paranoia, dancing, ballerina, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Hugo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and ...
Style: touching, visually appealing, light, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: steampunk, orphan, adventure, magical, robot, friendship, kids in trouble, magic, hopes, destiny, filmmaking, child's point of view ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, 1920s, 20th century, year 1931
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Old Guard (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Four immortal mercenaries who've secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.
Style: visually appealing, futuristic, exciting, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: immortality, gay, immortal, female warrior, female soldier, strong female lead, ambush, female assassin, homosexual, tough girl, superhero, shared dream ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, 2020s
Place: afghanistan, paris france, france, sudan, london ...
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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two years have passed since the final battle with Sephiroth. Though Midgar, city of mako, city of prosperity, has been reduced to ruins, its people slowly but steadily walk the road to reconstruction. However, a mysterious illness called Geostigma ...
Style: visually appealing, exciting, stylized, clever, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, androids and robots, motorcycle chase, warrior, fantasy world, video game, future dystopia, rescue, adventure, heroes, creature, plague ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witch, disney, princess, fairy, good versus evil, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, magical, wizards and magicians, magical creature, queen, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france, europe, scotland
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Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, investigation, mystery, insanity, psychiatrist, paranoia, mental institution, psychology, losing-it hero, uncover truth, disorder, isolation ...
Time: 50s, year 1954, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: boston
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Biutiful (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 148 min.
Story: This is a story of a man in free fall. On the road to redemption, darkness lights his way. Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who's sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tainted reality and a fate ...
Style: bleak, visually appealing, depressing, sad, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, single father, redemption, death, parenthood, immigrants, family relations, suffering, life is a bitch, cancer, reconciliation, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: barcelona, spain, senegal, mexico
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Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: witty, visually appealing, surreal, talky, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, love and romance, virginity, loss of virginity, teenager, school, high school, adolescence, youth, first love, social relations ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: wales, england, britain
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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Finland, Norway, France, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's the eve of Christmas in northern Finland and an "archeological" dig has just unearthed the real Santa Claus. But this particular Santa isn't the one you want coming to town. When all the local children begin mysteriously ...
Style: visually appealing, humorous, unusual plot structure, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, ancient mystery, beast, dark humor, adventure, santa claus, young heroes, tombs and skeletons, legends and myths, hidden truth, expedition ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, magic, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, witchcraft, magical, apprentice, supernatural ability, training, sorcerer, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2000, middle ages ...
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa, rome italy, india ...
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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.
Style: visually appealing, sweet, entertaining, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: christmas, family, grandfather granddaughter relationship, father daughter relationship, rise to the top, meaning of life, magic, children, friends in love, inventions and discoveries, adventure, fight for justice ...
Time: victorian era
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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, art house, atmospheric, philosophical, meditative ...
Plot: surrealism, hallucination, afterlife, drug trip, drugs, stripper, sex, explicit sex, drug use, incest, lesbian sex, trippy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: futuristic, suspense, exciting, tense, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: star wars, female protagonist, robot, rebellion, space travel, space opera, alien, female fighter, rebel, space battle, redemption, outer space ...
Time: future
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: futuristic, scenic, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: cloning, crash landing, obesity, sabotage, death, star wars, torture, fantasy world, destruction, betrayal, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 2010s
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Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Japan, Singapore, South Korea
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dante journeys through the nine circles of Hell -- limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery -- in search of his true love, Beatrice. An animated version of the video game of the same name.
Style: bloody, visually appealing, twists and turns, dark, disturbing ...
Plot: sin, hell, deal with the devil, afterlife, chaos, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, redemption, crime and punishment, obsessive quest, supernatural, justice ...
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Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.
Style: atmospheric, artsy, stylized, philosophical, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, goth, love, supernatural, musician, immortality, eternal life, supernatural romance, lovers reunited, love and romance, true love, vampirism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1975, year 1968
Place: detroit
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Death Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized ...
Style: exciting, serious, visually appealing, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, car chase, car race, tough guy, tough heroes, car, street racing, prison life, contests and competitions, survival, death, revenge ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2012, 2020s
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Everything Must Go (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
Style: realistic, touching, visually appealing, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, addiction, unemployment, salesman, loneliness, tragedy, character study, self discovery, starting over, marital problem, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona, new jersey, texas, usa
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I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, rough, twist ending ...
Plot: revenge, serial killer, vengeance, murder, violence, extreme violence, brutality, crimes, psychopath, mercilessness, torture, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Thailand, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, surreal, art house, psychedelic ...
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural, ghost, surrealism, loneliness, existentialism, life philosophy, jungle, introspection, haunted by the past, buddhist monk, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, japan, tokyo, asia
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Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: alien, culture clash, adventure, space and aliens, fantasy world, creature, alien planet, space travel, mysterious planet, human nature, beautiful scenery, expedition ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Belgium
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, captivating, twist ending, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, perfume, psychopath, insanity, genius, woman in danger, killings, dangerous attraction, sense of smell, corpse, master apprentice relationship ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: france, paris france, provence, europe
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Castle in the Sky (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
Style: fairy tale, visually appealing, atmospheric, stylized, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: steampunk, lost civilization, friendship, imaginary kingdom, pirate, army, magic, young heroes, chase, orphan, adventure, castle ...
Place: japan, tokyo, wales
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