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There are a lot of movies these days with multiple interrelated plots. There are huge number of examples like Crash, Amores Perros, Babel and many others.

Is there a specific name given or applicable to such genre of movies ?How do you otherwise search for such movies ?

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The answer is hyperlink cinema . Here is the link of movies at imdb .

It is exactly defined as

hyperlink cinema as films where the characters or action reside in separate stories, but a connection or influence between those disparate stories is slowly revealed to the audience

I got the answer from ankit's link though.

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These kind of films are called anthology film. Below is the wiki link for it.

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthology_film

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not quite! I followed your link there is another genre called hyperlink movies. That's the one I am referring to. The difference is that anthology films show one story after another while hyperlink movies show bits of every one. The examples that I am referring to are part of hyperlink movies. Though I am able to find any such term at IMDB. Thanks anyway ! –  minusSeven Mar 13 '13 at 8:05
    
I am glad you find what you searching for. –  Ankit Sharma Mar 13 '13 at 10:13
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well at least he got you there with his answer. –  DForck42 Mar 13 '13 at 13:32
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