Movies like Burn Up!

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Burn Up! (1991)
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Burn Up!
Original name: バーンナップ
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: A group of young police officers infiltrate a sleazy night club in an attempt to apprehend a man named McCoy, who is involved in kidnapping and white slavery. The plot twists when one of the officers is kidnapped!
Plot: black hair, suit and tie, towel, body armor, bow tie, armor, handgun, club, hostage, dress, anger, dancing, kidnapping, justice, bra, gun, bullet, violence, police, nurse
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Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files
Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Japan
24 min.
 8.4
Akira
Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Japan
124 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about violence, gun, blood, police, bullet, danger and police officer mostly in Action, Animation and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Burn Up!: Riding Bean (1989), Silent Möbius 2 (1992), Silent Möbius (1991), Pokémon: Spell of the Unknown (2000), Robotech: The Movie (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Riding Bean
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 46 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: After the death of her mother Katsumi wants nothing more to do with this horrible place known as Tokyo. Forced into staying an infuriated Katsumi returns to AMP HQ where chief Rally Cheyenne pleads with her to stay and join the team. However, her ...
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Silent Möbius
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In a futuristic Tokyo, several policewomen fight a monster. One of them, Katsumi Liqueur, remembers where she saw it before... Katsumi Liqueur, an American-born woman of Japanese descent, travels to Tokyo to visit her mother, Fuyuka, who is sick in ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: police operation, alien, female protagonist, shower, police, violence, female nudity, gun, bare breasts, bullet, blood, swearing ...
Place: japan
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    User:   55%
 
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Genre: Animation, Action, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: Robotech: The Movie, also called Robotech: The Untold Story, was the first new Robotech adventure created by Harmony Gold USA after the 1985 premiere of the original television series. The 1986 theatrical film used footage from part one of Megazone ...
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Pokemon
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of many friends, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for new Pokémon, while avoiding the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
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Armitage III: Polymatrix
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Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Bio Hunter
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A strange virus known as the Demon Virus, attacks the human genetic code, transforming people into monsters with demonic powers. One particular monster is terrorizing the streets of Tokyo. ripping open young women to devour their livers. A famed ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, demonic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, deadly creature, master villain, urban, superhero, supernatural ability, vampire, changing the past or future, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
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System:   41%
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Galerions Rion
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A boy awakes, imprisoned in a hospital without a name or memory. He is immediately attacked and discovers to his surprise that he has incredible telekinetic powers. A girl, her psychic voice calling for help inside his head, sends him on a adventure ...
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Akira
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Megamind
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency known as the Statesman to save the world.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: spy, secret government organization, agent, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, car stunt, secret hideout, broken windshield, sideburns, eye injury, marquee, blond hair, cartel ...
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Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie - Poltergeist Report
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
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City Heat
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy served on the force together and were once good friends, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
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Now and Then, Here and There
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: Shu is a typical Japanese boy, but has an unbeatable, optimistic and determined attitude. However, when he sees a mysterious girl with strange eyes named Lala-Ru up on a smokestack, he is soon pulled into a strange desert world. Shu soon discovers ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, exciting
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Time: future
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Country: Japan
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Story: Mezzo DSA is a 13-episode anime series created by Yasuomi Umetsu and the first not to be licensed by Anime Works, but instead licensed by ADV Films. It is a follow up to the 2001 OVA Mezzo Forte.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
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Genre: Animation, Action, Horror
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Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: hotshot hero, looking for love, wooing, twentysomething life, adventure, love and romance, youth, womanizer, looking for sex, workplace romance, workplace situations, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, japan
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System:   30%
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Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic. Since he has such a bad personality, even the Spirit World was caught by surprise that he would sacrifice himself. ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: japan
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Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: China, South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young Chinese man and his friends visit Jeju Island in South Korea. There, they meet a mysterious Korean woman.
Plot: glass of milk, flashback, money, tied to a chair, police station, torture, shot in the chest, gun, teacher, little girl, police, car accident ...
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System:   30%
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Three Fugitives
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bank robbery, chase, crime, comedy of errors, on the run, nothing goes right, fugitives, hostage, odd couple, reluctant partners, happy ending, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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System:   30%
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Moonbeam City
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Spain
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, funny ...
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System:   30%
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