Movies like Burn Up!

If you like "Burn Up!" you are looking for movies about / with dancing, police, violence, hostage, kidnapping, gun and justice themes of Animation, Action and Comedy genre shot in Japan.
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Burn Up! (1991)
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Burn Up! (1991)
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: dancing, police, violence, hostage, kidnapping, gun, justice, club, armor, anger, dress, nurse, bra, police officer, pink hair, pistol, bullet, bulletproof vest, handgun, bow tie, body armor, towel, suit and tie, black hair

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Most similar movies to Burn Up!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, humorous and realistic films with plots about police, gun, police officer, violence, adventure, escapades and car chase mostly in Animation, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Burn Up!: You're Under Arrest: The Movie (1999), Assemble Insert (1989), Riding Bean (1989), Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy (1987), Silent Möbius 2 (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
You're Under Arrest: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Officers Tsujimoto and Kobayakawa are transferred back to Bokuto Police Station after stints in other police departments. Shortly after this, the discovery of smuggled firearms and the recovery of a magnetic disc herald new troubles for Bokuto ...
Plot: police, terrorism, police partner, female police officer, friendship, bomb squad, police chief, police officer, police car, chief of police, female friendship, friendship between women ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Assemble Insert (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A criminal group known as Demon Seed terrorizes Tokyo with its vast armies of mecha. The local police is afraid to confront them, but one person stands in their way: Maron Namikaze, a 13-year-old idol singer with a catchy voice and unbelievable ...
Plot: police, 13 year old, superhuman, singer, superhero, pop singer, singing, headphones, superhuman powers, parody, teenager, police officer
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87%
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Riding Bean (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A superhuman outlaw courier and his female partner/manager are framed for the kidnapping of a millionaire's daughter.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, frame up, chase, mystery, heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, adventure, chases and races, danger, rivalry ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Goemon's wedding to Murasaki Inabe, daughter of a samurai clan's leader, is interrupted when the Fuma ninjas attack, kidnapping the bride-to-be and demanding her family's ancient treasure as ransom. Lupin, Jigen, Goemon and Fujiko ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, thief, woman in danger, adventure, master criminal, wanted, chases and races, rescue, criminal heroes, crimes, escapades, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Silent Möbius 2 (1992)
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 ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: sword, bullet, attack, girl power, handgun, chant, police officer, supernatural, investigation, danger, power, beast ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Lupin III: The Pursuit of Harimao's Treasure (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three statues hold the key to finding the eight billion dollar treasure of Harimao. Having acquired one of the statues, Lupin finds himself an unlikely ally of retired British agent Lord Archer and his granddaughter Diana. Only Archer knows where to ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, world war two, treasure hunt, treasure, escapades, crime, gang, master criminal, legends and myths, rivalry, partners, adventure ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, amsterdam, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lupin the Third: The Legend of Twilight Gemini (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Legend has it that the Twilight diamond is the key to a Moroccan treasure of immeasurable value. So when the international thief Lupin is given the Twilight in an act of faith, it's off to Morocco! But what started out as a simple in and out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, fall in love, interpol, gang, adventure, partners, escapades, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, rebellion, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: morocco, africa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Space Travelers: The Animation (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: New Cosmic Century 038, humanity is suddenly attacked by an unknown alien civilization known as the Orbital Ring System. Soon, the entire Earth Civilization Sphere has been cut off from the space colonies, and is under the control of the ORS.
Plot: smuggler, gun, alien invasion, mercenary, alien, space colony, alien attack, outer space
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The League Of Five (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of mexican super heroes decide to join forces to combat the forces of evil.
Plot: superhero team, ghost, superhero, skeleton, fire, kidnapping, death of daughter, gagged, duct tape over mouth, self sacrifice, ritual sacrifice, loss of parents ...
Place: mexico city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lupin III: Voyage to Danger (1993)
Genre: Action, Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Zenigata has been removed from the Lupin case which leaves him despondent, and he ends up drinking with Lupin & Jigen. Lupin decides that he and his gang should work with Zenigata to solve his new case, investigating a group of ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: interpol, heist, submarine, fighting crime, partners, chase, uninhibited rivalry, treasure hunt, chases and races, gang, escapades, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, japan, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Baoh the Caller (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Doress, a Japanese "black projects" organization, has been gathering psionics and making biological weapons to "make Japan superior". When one of the biological experiments, BAOH, escapes with a young girl, Doress will do ...
Plot: violence, superhuman powers, parasite, secret organization
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Geobreeders (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ayagane City has a phantom cat problem. A young and overzealous group of entrepreneurs called Kagura Total Security can be hired to combat this problem for the right price when Hound, the official government arm isn't enough.
Plot: violence, shapeshifting, gun, roller skates, tough girl, blue hair, nudity (full frontal - brief), kidnapping, bare breasts, machine gun, strong female lead, shy girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
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Galerions Rion (2004)
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 ...
Plot: battle, wristwatch, red hair, fire, teenage boy, supernatural power, telekinesis, hospital, flame, tattoo, fat boy, held at gunpoint ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ranma ½: The Movie 2, Battle at Togenkyo! Get Back the Brides! (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: With the Tendos, the Saotomes, Ryoga, Shampoo and Ukyo misinterpreting Tatewake Kuno's invitation to his two loves, Akane and "The Pig Tailed Girl", to try his new yacht, a whole new episode of chaos begins in the already unstable ...
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, rock, pantyhose, water, rope, teenage girl, punch, elderly man, quest, insult, fight ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Shock Invasion (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: In one night, a red flash fills the planet's sky, instantly paralyzing mankind into a bloody feast for the alien invaders. But there is hope, as Ral Foster wakes up to find himself unaffected. After discovering his neighbor is also immune to ...
Plot: gun, splatter, military base, alien invasion, alien, violence, laser gun, gore, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mad Bull 34 (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Rookie Police Officer Daizaburo "Eddie" Ban joins New York's 34th precinct where he is partnered up with John Estes, also known as Sleepy to his friends and Mad Bull to everyone else. Mad Bull usually solves crimes using extreme ...
Plot: police officer, rape, female nudity, patrol, prostitute, violence, prostitution, corruption, shooting, murder, severed head, street ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lupin the Third: The Mystery of the Hemingway Papers (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A bloody civil war is the setting for Lupin's latest caper; the leader for one of the factions holds documents written by Earnest Hemingway and contain the location of a remarkable treasure. With Goemon and Jigen fighting on opposite sides of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, law enforcement, head of state, wanted, partners, obsessive quest, island, adventure, cons and scams, criminal heroes, chases and races, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Buddhism Monks (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Plot: murder, punch, dancing, death, sword fight, sword, muslim, animal, rap, kung fu, love, chinese ...
Place: usa, africa, hong kong, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Silent Möbius (1991)
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, danger, gunshot, sick mother, monster, magical power, green hair, alien, shower, power, tough girl, occult ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lupin the Third: From Russia with Love (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lupin III along with his gang want to steal the lost treasure of the Romanov Royal family, this treasure is an immense quantity of gold hide underground in the United States behind the placement of a corrupt bank. But to have the gold, Lupin and his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, royal family, chase, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, manhunt, adventure, hitman, wanted, criminal heroes, treasure hunt ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: russia, siberia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mutafukaz (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Angelino is just one of thousands of deadbeats living in Dark Meat City. But an otherwise unremarkable scooter accident caused by a beautiful, mysterious stranger is about to transform his life... into a waking nightmare! He starts seeing monstrous ...
Style: adult animation
Plot: on the run, chase, car chase, violence, trap, neighbor, hybrid, running, global warming, bat, ice cream truck, gunfight ...
Place: southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Inuyasha the Movie 4: Fire on the Mystic Island (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The mysterious island of Houraijima has reappeared after 50 years, and with its reappearance has brought the attack of four gods, the Shitoushin, who have their eyes set on the powers that protect and sustain the island. Now it's up to Inuyasha ...
Style: serious
Plot: island, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, good versus evil, heroes, vengeance, fight, sword, violence, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Sukeban Deka (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: There are some places a cop can never go, like high school. Blackmailed with the fate of her mother on death row, Saki Asamiya trades in her prison blues for a school-girl's uniform and discovers a pit of vipers festering in up-scale Takanoha ...
Plot: undercover, whip, drugs, police, violence, art student, brainwashing, helicopter, extortion, secret weapon, sister, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Lupin the 3rd: Napoleon's Dictionary (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While Lupin does enjoy racing for the sport of it, the prize in an antique car grand prix across Europe is Lupin's only goal. The prize is a dictionary that once belonged to Napoleon. More importantly, the dictionary was also once owned by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, car chase, dictionary, napoleon, race, criminal heroes, dishonesty, adventure, crimes, partners, master criminal, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, japan, madrid, france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Transylvania, Lupin III, the notorious international thief, is hung and no one is more suprised to learn of that than Lupin III himself, who was alive and well and nowhere near that area at that time. The answer to that mystery, begins to surface ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), immortality, world spanning, chase, palaces castles and temples, chases and races, danger, escapades, crimes, partners, criminal heroes, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: egypt, transylvania, europe, romania, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A simple diamond heist leads Lupin into the machinations of a bizarre cult. The cult is based around the prophecies of Nostradamus, and they kidnap Julia, the daughter of Douglas, a wealthy American who is seeking the presidency, along with ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, skyscraper, heist, rescue, child in peril, religions or cults, terrorism, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gang, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, japan, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dirty Pair: Project Eden (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Sent to the planet Agerna to investigate a feud between two opposing factions, Kei and Yuri must find out why strange creatures are attacking vezorium test plants.
Plot: bathtub, woman in bathtub, mad scientist, smuggling, thief, police, wine, mutant, bubble bath
Time: 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
InuYasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass (2002)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: With their most formidable foe vanquished, Inuyasha and his comrades begin returning to their everyday lives. But their peace is fleeting as another adversary emerges: Kaguya, the self-proclaimed princess from the Moon of Legend, hatches a plot to ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, mystical
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, escapades, youth, master villain, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, supernatural ability ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lupin III: Green vs. Red (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a Lupin impersonator is arrested for shoplifting in Tokyo, dozens of other copycats converge on the city to clear the name of Arsene Lupin III. The real Lupin is in town too, both to watch the show and to steal a mysterious item called the Ice ...
Style: realistic, humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, missing person, treasure hunt, mysterious character, adventure, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, partners, gang, criminal heroes, chinese ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lupin III: Alcatraz Connection (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In San Fransico, California; Lupin and his gang attempt to find the where abouts of some Gold Bars in a sunken ship that's off coast of Alcatraz Island. But a so called group called the Society Seven want the gold bars for their own reasons. ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, ambition, on the run, adventure, escapades, gang, race against time, treasure hunt, conspiracy, criminal heroes, crimes, partners ...
Time: 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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