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, nurse, bullet, bra, anger, dress, handgun, armor, 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, humorous, semi serious and stylized films with plots about violence, blood, gun, police, battle, fight and adventure mostly in Animation, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Burn Up!: Riding Bean (1989), You're Under Arrest: The Movie (1999), Assemble Insert (1989), Silent Möbius 2 (1992), Space Travelers: The Animation (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: chase, kidnapping, frame up, rally, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, false accusation, righting the wronged, adventure ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, female friendship, friend, friendship, friendship between women, police officer, policewoman, police partner, female police officer, police chief, police badge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, singing, pop singer, superhero, teenager, 13 year old, singer, headphones, superhuman, police officer
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76%
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: supernatural, police officer, tough girl, spell, supernatural power, investigation, occult, demon, alien, bullet, suit and tie, profanity ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, alien invasion, gun, alien, outer space, alien attack, space colony, mercenary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Baoh the Caller (1989)
Genre: Action, Animation
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, parasite, secret organization
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48%
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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: red hair, teenage boy, person on fire, bullet, hospital, gun, battle, power, brain, wristwatch, teenager, held at gunpoint ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: violence, chase, on the run, car chase, neighbor, trap, global warming, bat, shoot out, missile, foot chase, ice cream truck ...
Place: southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: martial arts, kidnapping, old man, elderly man, kidnapped, kidnap, elderly woman, kidnapped woman, violence, yacht, fire, panties ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fist of the North Star: The Legend of Kenshiro (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film's story is a prequel to the Fist of the North Star depicting the one year interval between Kenshiro's defeat at the hands of Shin and their later battle. Unlike the others in the series this film has a completely original ...
Plot: blood, martial arts, nuclear holocaust, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: blood, military base, violence, laser gun, alien invasion, splatter, alien, gore, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, supernatural power, occult, supernatural, investigation, gunshot, tough girl, policewoman, demon, police officer, spell, danger ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Buddhism Monks (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Plot: love, violence, fire, shaolin kung fu, burning, murder, death, dead, sword fight, monster, kung fu, evil ...
Place: america, africa, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Fist of the North Star: Legend of Raoh - Chapter of Death in Love (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the Holy Emperor story arc, which primarily depicted the conflict between Kenshiro and Souther. New characters Reina, one of Raoh's army officers who falls in love with him, and her brother Soga, Raoh's advisor, play ...
Plot: blood, martial arts, nuclear holocaust, battle, violence, fight, post apocalypse
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, danger, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, heroes, vengeance, violence, fire, child, sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure, master criminal, partners, imaginary, adventure, escapades, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, legends and myths, unlikely partners, heist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: sister, police, drugs, violence, torture, art student, secret weapon, undercover, brainwashing, whip, helicopter, extortion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: shapeshifting, violence, female nudity, bare breasts, breasts, transformation, nipples, cat, machine gun, tank, human animal relationship, telekinesis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, chases and races, adventure, woman in danger, rescue, wanted, master criminal, escapades, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, thief ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: semi serious, stylized, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, parallel world, escapades, master warrior, imaginary, adventure, master villain, supernatural ability, danger, youth, supernatural, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: interpol, fall in love, criminal heroes, escapades, political unrest, adventure, crimes, crime, heist, partners, gang, rebellion ...
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nuclear threat, treasure hunt, gang, rivalry, heist, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, adventure, crimes, criminal heroes, escapades, crime ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: bubble bath, police, thief, smuggling, mutant, mad scientist, wine
Time: 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Robotech: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
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 ...
Style: cult film, based on cult tv series
Plot: smoking, cover up, outer space, gun, television, video telephone, friend, secret, kiss, telephone, roommate, movie camera ...
Time: year 1986
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Battle Royal High School (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When the school Karate club's star fighter quits and decides to go pro, he unwittingly fulfills an ancient interdimensional prophecy and becomes demon king of his dimension. Soon his high school becomes a battleground for demon slaying samurai, ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, kung fu, monster, fight, mutation, graphic violence, blood on clothes, profanity, bodily possession, guts, blood on hand ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A new 3D version of Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society.
Plot: cyberpunk, aging, 2030s, driving, car, bullet, suicide, gun, violence, blood, machine, gunshot ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Saint Seiya: Legend of Crimson Youth (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Athena receives the visit of Phoebus Abel, her older brother and God of the Corona. He informs her that he has come to destroy humanity as punishment for their corruption, just as it was done in ancient times. He dismisses Seiya and the Bronze ...
Plot: suit of armor, mythology, armor, flood, brother sister relationship, volcano, resurrection, greek mythology, violence, deity, explosion, apocalypse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sailor Moon Super S: The Movie (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The wicked Badiyanu has come to capture all Earth's children to gain enough power to absorb the planet in her Black Dream Hole. The Black Dream Hole is in Badiyanu's castle and absorbs the dream energy from children. The more children ...
Style: epic
Plot: girl, teen romance, schoolgirl uniform, candy, girl power, talking cat, super villain, superhero, teenage girl, violence, female protagonist, superheroine ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Revengeance (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A low-rent bounty hunter named Rod Rosse, The One Man Posse, gets entangled in a web of danger when he takes on a job from an ex-biker/ex-wrestler turned U.S. senator named "Deathface."
Plot: vomiting, orphan, cat, bow and arrow, motel, loss of father, fire, revenge, death of father, drugs, kiss, cemetery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Werner - Volles Rooäää!!! (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Animation
Country: Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A wicked investor wants Werner's residential area razed to the ground in order to build a shopping center. However, building tycoon Günzelsen has not reckoned with Werner. Together with his master Röhrich he's planning to blow away the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: plumber, construction site
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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