Movies like Black Jack: The Movie

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Black Jack: The Movie
Original name: ブラック・ジャック
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Black Jack is a master surgeon who possesses impeccable skills, enabling him to perform operations that are impossible for even the finest surgeons. He now is faced with his most difficult task to date and must challenge the limits of medical science...before it's too late!
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, stylized, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, laboratory, master villain, uncover truth, future dystopia, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, prodigy, contests and competitions, rescue, superhuman, surgeon, medicine, doctors and patients, haunted by the past, kidnapping, plague, showbiz, save the planet, society, life is a bitch ...
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Neon Genesis Evangelion
Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Japan
24 min.
 8.6
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Japan
102 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Black Jack: The Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, stylized and exciting films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, rivalry, future dystopia, imaginary and chaos mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Black Jack: The Movie: Street Fighter II: V (1995), Sin: The Movie (2000), Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999), Armitage III: Polymatrix (1996), Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Street Fighter II: V
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Street Fighter II: V, is an anime series based on the fighting game Street Fighter II. Directed by Gisaburo Sugii, the series first aired in Japan in 1995, from April 10 to November 27, on YTV. An English adaptation of the series was produced by the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gang, hostages, adventure, master villain, master warrior, daring rescue, heroic mission, tough heroes, good versus evil, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Sin: The Movie
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: It is the near future, and the city of Freeport teeters on the verge of total collapse. The twin tides of rampant crime and ruinous graft face only one barrier: the elite strike force HARDCORPS. Led by Colonel John Blade, HARDCORPS is the last force ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, a.i., androids and robots, government agency, adventure, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, investigation, race against time, save the world, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century, future
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System:   91%
    User:   84%
 
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A member of an elite paramilitary counter-terrorism unit becomes traumatized after witnessing the suicide bombing of a young girl and is forced to undergo retraining. However, unbeknownst to him, he becomes a key player in a dispute between rival ...
Style: stylized, bleak, serious, dark, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, tokyo
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Armitage III: Polymatrix
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ross Sylibus is assigned to a police unit on a Martian colony, to find that women are being murdered by a psychotic named D'anclaude. He is assigned a very unorthodox partner named Naomi Armitage, who seems to have links to the victims. To stir ...
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Armitage III: Dual Matrix
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Naomi Armitage and Ross Sylibus have changed their names and live with their daughter Yoko as a happy and normal family on Mars — until an android riot breaks out at an anti-matter plant on Earth.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, stylized, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, a.i., androids and robots, master villain, fighting crime, save the world, adventure, terrorism, cyberpunk, violence, robot, apocalypse ...
Time: future
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Death is the main attraction in Deadman Wonderland, from the studio that brought you Samurai Champloo and Ergo Proxy. Ganta is the only survivor after a mysterious man in red slaughters a classroom full of teenagers. He’s framed for the carnage, ...
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Memories
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Oldman Z
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
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Ark
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Country: USA, South Korea
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Time: future
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    User:   81%
 
Mobile Suit Gundam I
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year Universal Century 0079, humans have colonized the area of space lying in between the Earth and the moon. However the ambitious Zabi family, rulers of the Duchy of Zeon (the grouping of colonies furthest from the earth) has sparked a war.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, lone wolves, master villain, superhero, man versus machine, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, good versus evil, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   77%
 
Patlabor: The Movie
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mysterious suicide and a series of unmanned robot run-aways sparks off a Police investigation into the suspicious software on-board thousands of industrial robots around Tokyo.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, talky, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
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System:   73%
    User:   83%
 
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
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Country: Japan
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Story: Groundbreaking director Mamoru Oshii continues to push the boundaries of art and anime with this universally acclaimed cyber thriller following cyborg detective Batou as he tries to unravel the reasons for a murderous robot revolt in the year 2032. ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, philosophical, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
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System:   72%
    User:   74%
 
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Audience: boys' night
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Aeon Flux
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Story: Æon Flux is set in a bizarre, dystopian future world. The title character is a tall, leather-clad secret agent from the nation of Monica, skilled in assassination and acrobatics. Her mission is to infiltrate the strongholds of the neighboring ...
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System:   66%
    User:   55%
 
Black Magic M-66
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A freelance reporter stumbles on a desperate military operation. An army chopper has crashed and its cargo has been activated. Now there are two killer androids running loose in the wilderness and have the daughter of their inventor as their target. ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   59%
 
A Wind Named Amnesia
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A wind has swept the Earth taking all the memories from everyone. No one knows who they are, how to speak, or how to use the tools of modern civilization. Two years later a young man who has been re-educated travels across America on a mysterious ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, save the world, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, danger, memory loss, technology gone awry, time travel ...
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System:   60%
    User:   70%
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: At the turn of the century, the Angels returned to Earth, seeking to wipe out humanity in an apocalyptic fury. Devastated, mankind's last remnants moved underground to wait for the day when the Angels would come back to finish the job. Fifteen ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anti heroes, benign alien, young heroes, alien encounter, save the world, adventure, mecha, against humanity, future dystopia, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   58%
 
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Akira
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda are pulled into the post-apocalyptic underworld of Neo-Tokyo and forced to fight for their very survival. Kaneda is a bike gang leader, and Tetsuo is a member of a tough motorcycle crew who becomes involved in a ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, violence, brutality, blood, motorcycle, gore, gang, distopia, anti heroes, violent, storytelling, experiment ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
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Metropolis
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Duke Red has overseen the construction of a massive Ziggurat to extend his power across the whole planet. Tima, a robot-girl built in the image of his deceased daughter, is at the core of these plans. However, after escaping the Duke's clutches ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Plot: robot, rebellion, steampunk, violence, corruption, urban, androids and robots, utopia, save the day, androids, alternate reality, giant robots ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
Spirit Devourer: Zero
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Follows two friends, daughters of exorcists, who are now members of the government's secret Supernatural Disaster Countermeasures Division that fights demons when they appear in Japan.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, government agency, supernatural ability, danger, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, rivalry, weapon system ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
Wings of Honneamise
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On a future Earth, war between the Kingdom of Honneamise and its rival, The Republic, is inevitable. As evolving technology creates new ways to wage war, a small group seeks to propel mankind into space in their world’s first spaceflight program. ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, melancholic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, assassination, fighting the system, space program, future dystopia, adventure, religion, technology, parallel universe, heroic mission, violent, giant robots ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
Mobile Suit Gundam
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam is a televised anime series, produced by Sunrise. Created and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, it premiered in Japan on Nagoya Broadcasting Network on April 7, 1979, and lasted until January 26, 1980, spanning 43 episodes. It was the ...
Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: battle zone, androids and robots, outer space, superhero, spacecraft, heroic mission, space wars, heroes, imaginary, adventure, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
 7.3
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Madlax
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Madlax is a 26-episode Japanese anime television series produced in 2004 by the Bee Train animation studio. Kōichi Mashimo directed Madlax and the soundtrack was composed by Yuki Kajiura. The DVD version was released by ADV Films in North America ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, psychological, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, high school, criminal's revenge, government agency, master villain, mystery, secret agents, investigation, mind game, on the run, heroic mission, memory loss ...
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System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
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Parasite Dolls
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Beauty is only skin deep, but when you can’t see beneath the skin, how can you know what you’re really dealing with? In a world where perfect androids called Boomers have infiltrated every aspect of society, it’s the job of Branch to maintain ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, apocalypse, future dystopia, parallel world, technology gone awry, danger, imaginary, chaos, ghost, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Under constant attack by monstrous creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind, U.N. Special Agency NERV introduces two new EVA pilots to help defend the city of Tokyo-3: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, loneliness, man versus machine, end of the world, storytelling, vengeance, save the world, dark hero, violent, future dystopia, fantasy world, dialogue ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation III: Love is the Pulse of the Stars
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Universal Century 0087, Char Aznable has now become the leader of the AEUG. Scirocco, the man from Jupiter, schemes to seize control of the Titans. Haman, the Axis leader, is attempting to restore the Zabi family. Through politics and strategy, ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: battle zone, androids and robots, outer space, political unrest, space wars, battles, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
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Omega Doom
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored human resurgence, and in search of a hidden cache of ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, future dystopia, severed head, disembodied head, technology gone awry, escapades, heroes, rivalry, chaos, space and aliens, a.i. ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
Appleseed Ex Machina
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As members of ESWAT, the elite forces serving Olympus, Deunan and Briaereos they are deployed everywhere trouble strikes. Olympus finds itself under a stealth attack - cyborg terrorism, deadly nanotech zealots, and rioting citizens are just some of ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: a.i., battle zone, androids and robots, soldier, future dystopia, heroic mission, heroes, cyberpunk, mecha, terrorist, terrorism, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 

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