20 Movies Like Hippopotamus

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The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water
The Shape of Water
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 137 wins & 350 nominations total
Writer: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
Actors: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon
Language: English, American Sign , Russian, French
Country: United States, Mexico
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“The Shape of Water” is a fantasy drama film about a mute janitor who develops a unique bond with an amphibious creature being held captive in a government laboratory during the Cold War era. Together, they embark on a daring and emotional journey to escape and find freedom.

The Lobster

The Lobster
The Lobster
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 33 wins & 84 nominations total
Writer: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Actors: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden
Language: English, French, Greek
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, United States, Belgium
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“The Lobster” is a dystopian black comedy film set in a society where single people are given 45 days to find a romantic partner or risk being transformed into an animal of their choice. It follows a man who escapes to a rebellious group in the woods, where falling in love is strictly forbidden.

Swiss Army Man

Swiss Army Man
Swiss Army Man
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 8 wins & 31 nominations
Writer: Daniel Scheinert, Daniel Kwan
Actors: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Swiss Army Man” is a surreal comedy-drama film about a man stranded on a deserted island who befriends a flatulent corpse that helps him navigate back to civilization, while exploring themes of friendship, loneliness, and the complexities of human existence.

Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich
Being John Malkovich
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 49 wins & 79 nominations total
Writer: Charlie Kaufman
Actors: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Being John Malkovich” is a surreal comedy film about a puppeteer who discovers a portal into the mind of actor John Malkovich, allowing people to experience being him for 15 minutes. As the puppeteer exploits this discovery for personal gain, it leads to a complex web of identity, desire, and existential questions.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 73 wins & 111 nominations total
Writer: Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth
Actors: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is a science fiction romantic drama film that follows the story of a couple who undergo a medical procedure to erase their memories of each other. As they navigate the process, they rediscover their love and the importance of embracing both the joys and pains of their shared past.

Her

Her
Her
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 83 wins & 186 nominations total
Writer: Spike Jonze
Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Her” is about a lonely writer who develops a romantic relationship with an artificial intelligence operating system, exploring themes of love, connection, and the boundaries between humans and technology.

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Richard Kelly
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell
Language: English
Country: United States
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Donnie Darko is a psychological thriller about a troubled teenager who is plagued by visions of a giant rabbit named Frank, leading him down a dark path of time travel and existential exploration. As he navigates through a series of bizarre events, Donnie must confront his own mortality and question the nature of reality.

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth
Pan's Labyrinth
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 98/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 109 wins & 115 nominations total
Writer: Guillermo del Toro
Actors: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López
Language: Spanish
Country: Mexico, Spain
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“Pan’s Labyrinth” is a dark fantasy film set in post-Civil War Spain, following a young girl named Ofelia who escapes into a mythical labyrinth where she encounters magical creatures and faces dangerous tasks, while simultaneously navigating the harsh reality of her brutal stepfather’s rule.”

A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story
A Ghost Story
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Awards: 11 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: David Lowery
Actors: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, McColm Cephas Jr.
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“A Ghost Story” is a contemplative and unconventional exploration of time, grief, and the meaning of existence, following the journey of a recently deceased ghost who remains in his former home and watches as time passes without him. Through minimalist storytelling and powerful visuals, the film delves into the profound questions of life and death.

The Fall

The Fall
The Fall
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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Runtime: 21S min
Seasons: 3
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 9 wins & 24 nominations total
Writer: Allan Cubitt
Actors: Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Fall” is a visually stunning film that tells the story of a stuntman who befriends a young girl in a hospital and weaves an elaborate fantasy world to entertain her, blurring the lines between reality and imagination.”

Amélie

Amélie
Amélie
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 59 wins & 74 nominations total
Writer: Guillaume Laurant, Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Actors: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus
Language: French, Russian, English
Country: France, Germany
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The movie “Amélie” is about a young woman named Amélie who decides to improve the lives of those around her in a whimsical and romantic journey through the streets of Paris, ultimately finding her own happiness along the way.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 135 wins & 226 nominations total
Writer: Stefan Zweig, Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness
Actors: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric
Language: English, French, German
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Grand Budapest Hotel” is a comedic and whimsical film that follows the adventures of a legendary concierge and his young protege as they navigate a series of misadventures, including a stolen painting and a murder mystery, in a fictional European hotel during the early 20th century.

Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 36 wins & 122 nominations total
Writer: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola
Actors: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Moonrise Kingdom” is a quirky coming-of-age film about two young lovers who run away from their New England town, prompting a search party to find them. The film explores themes of young love, adventure, and the complexities of adult relationships.

The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep
The Science of Sleep
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Michel Gondry
Actors: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou
Language: French, English, Spanish
Country: France, Italy
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“The Science of Sleep” is a surreal romantic comedy that follows the imaginative and dream-filled life of a young man named Stéphane. As he navigates between his vivid dreams and reality, Stéphane falls in love with his neighbor and struggles to distinguish between his dream world and the real world.

Only Lovers Left Alive

Only Lovers Left Alive
Only Lovers Left Alive
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 8 wins & 44 nominations
Writer: Jim Jarmusch, Marion Bessay
Actors: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska
Language: English, French, Arabic, Turkish
Country: United Kingdom, Germany, Greece, France
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“Only Lovers Left Alive” is a vampire love story that follows the centuries-long romance between two reclusive immortals, Adam and Eve. As they navigate the modern world and grapple with their own existential crises, their eternal bond is tested by the arrival of Eve’s reckless younger sister, causing their carefully curated existence to unravel.”

Birdman

Birdman
Birdman
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
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Runtime: 30 min
Seasons: 1
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Keith Andes, Don Messick, John Stephenson
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Birdman movie is about a washed-up actor who once played a famous superhero and is now struggling to revive his career by staging a Broadway play. As he battles his own inner demons and the pressures of the theater world, he questions his sanity and identity.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 5 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Terry Gilliam, Charles McKeown
Actors: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger
Language: English, Russian, French
Country: United Kingdom, France, Canada
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“The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” is a fantastical film about a traveling showman named Doctor Parnassus who offers people a chance to enter their own imaginations. As he navigates a deal with the devil, the doctor’s daughter and a mysterious stranger become entangled in a battle for their souls.

Mr. Nobody

Mr. Nobody
Mr. Nobody
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 141 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: 12 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Jaco Van Dormael
Actors: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger
Language: English, Mohawk
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, United States
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“Mr. Nobody” is a mind-bending science fiction film that explores the concept of multiple parallel lives of a man named Nemo Nobody, who reflects on his past and contemplates the different choices he could have made and the potential outcomes of each, ultimately blurring the line between reality and imagination.

Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York
Synecdoche, New York
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 8 wins & 29 nominations
Writer: Charlie Kaufman
Actors: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Synecdoche, New York” is a complex and surreal film that follows a theater director, Caden Cotard, as he embarks on an ambitious project to create a life-sized replica of New York City inside a warehouse, blurring the lines between reality and fiction, exploring themes of identity, mortality, and the nature of art.”

The Fountain

The Fountain
The Fountain
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Awards: 9 wins & 38 nominations
Writer: Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas
Language: English, Maya
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Fountain” is a science fiction film that tells the story of a man’s quest for immortality across three different timelines, as he struggles to save his dying wife from a terminal illness. It explores themes of love, mortality, and the search for eternal life.

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