Tags: movies like Pleasantville (1998) - full list
|Mark||9.4 (imdb: 7.9)|
|Genre||fantasy, melodrama, drama|
|Style||To cry, Atmospheric, Gothic|
A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
|Mark||6.6 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Genre||action, fantasy, comedy, adventure|
Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero and new friend.
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 8.1)|
|Plot||Meaning of life, Love, Intrigue, Mystery|
|Place||Sea, Forest, Islands|
|Style||Worth watching, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Expanding consciousness, Mind-altering, Smart, Makes me think, Touching|
Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows -- including his wife and his best friend -- is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, adventure|
|Plot||Multi-part, Time travel, Adventure, Time machine|
Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985.
|Mark||7.4 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, drama, detective|
Forty-year-old Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job, an apartment - even a wife. But before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. Andreas makes an attempt to escape the city, but he discovers there's no way out. Andreas meets Hugo, who has found a crack in a wall in his cellar. Beautiful music streams out from the crack. Maybe it leads to "the other side"? A new plan for escape is hatched.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Genre||fantastic, melodrama, drama|
|Country||USA, South Africa, Canada|
|Style||Makes me think|
In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
|Plot||Adventure, Time travel, Supernatural|
While attempting to help Frankie Stein learn more about her freakycool scaritage, the fashionably fierce ghoulfriends travel back in time to the first day ever of Monster High! There, they meet Sparky, a skullastic teen with an obsession for creating life. But when Sparky follows the ghouls through a killer time portal to modern-day Monster High, the event results in eight of them fusing together into four creeperiffic hybrid Monsters. Now, they'll really have to work together to control their bodies in the big Bitecentennial Play and stop one of Sparky's experiments from destroying imperfectly perfect Monster High!
|Mark||8.4 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group of Boat Gypsies float down the river the prejudices of the Mayor leads to a crisis.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 6.8)|
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Businessmen, Friends, Brides|
Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his career, and to the horrifying discovery that his former life no longer exists. As he stumbles through this alternate suburban universe, Jack finds himself at a crossroad where he must choose between his high-power career and the woman he loves.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Characters||Teens, Maniacs, Killers, Orphans|
A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.
|Mark||8 (imdb: 7.1)|
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, musical|
|Plot||Dancing, Adventure, Love|
In this hit Russian musical, a group of friends flaunts Soviet authority in 1950s Moscow by embracing jazz. When Communist Mels falls for Polly, a free-spirited jazz fan, he risks losing his party membership by associating with her rebellious crew.
|Mark||8.8 (imdb: 6.4)|
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama|
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
|Mark||7.8 (imdb: 8)|
|Genre||thriller, drama, detective|
|Country||Denmark, Sweden, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Finland, Italy|
|Plot||Revenge, Slavery, Betrayal|
A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth their effort, so Grace works hard under the employ of various townspeople to win their favor. Tensions flare, however, and Grace's status as a helpless outsider provokes vicious contempt and abuse from the citizens of Dogville.