Movies and TV shows like Captain Future

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Captain Future (1978)
 7.9
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Captain Future (1978)
Original name: キャプテンフューチャー
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Japan, West Germany
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Curtis Newton, aka Captain Future, is an orphan. His parents died in their artificial satellite while he was an infant. His father was a scientist, who has abandoned earth for the satellite to dedicate his life for science along with his aging friend the genius Dr Simon Wright. Wright senses his death, and decides to implant his brain in a mechanical container. They both manufactured a superior robot and an android. Captain future dedicated his life to fight evil along with his three men, the brain, android, and robot.
Plot: space travel, space battle, heroism

Most similar movies to Captain Future

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and futuristic films and TV series with plots about space travel, outer space, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, imaginary and adventure mostly in Animation, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Captain Future: Space Dandy (2014), Knights of Sidonia (2014), Galaxy Express 999 (1978), Odin (1985), Space Battleship Yamato (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return to the Planet of the Apes (1975)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Return to the Planet of the Apes is a short-lived animated series, by DePatie-Freleng Enterprises in association with 20th Century Fox Television, based upon Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle. Boulle's novel had previously inspired five films ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, orangutan, simian fiction, chimpanzee, gorilla
Time: future
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95%
 8.1
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Space Dandy (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Space Dandy is a dandy in space! This dreamy adventurer with a to-die-for pompadour travels across the galaxy in search of aliens no one has ever laid eyes on. Each new species he discovers earns him a hefty reward, but this dandy has to be quick on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, alien, adventure, outer space, human in outer space, escapades, imaginary, encounter, alien encounter, search, cat, reward ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: An alien race called Gauna has destroyed Earth. leaving humanity struggling to survive aboard the spaceship Sidonia. Even though it’s been a century since the last encounter with the Gauna, military service is mandatory. For Nagate Tanikaze, whose ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, space and aliens, androids and robots, spacecraft, space travel, escapades, heroes, danger, mecha, rivalry, space wars, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Galaxy Express 999 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In the distant future, people are able to take on artificial bodies and achieve immortality. A poor orphan, Tetsuro Hoshino, strives to obtain a mechanical body for the triple incentive of eternal life, of revenge (his mother was gunned down by ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, train ride, train, rivalry, danger, adventure, androids and robots, young heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 5.5
 141
Odin (1985)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Odin centers around the novice crew of the laser sailing space schooner Starlight as they embark on an historic interstellar test flight. They are intercepted by what seems to be a wrecked spaceship only to find that it contains a lone survivor; a ...
Plot: space travel, alien race, rescue mission, explosion, amnesia, norse mythology, mutiny, outer space, space battle, grandmother grandson relationship, enslavement, distant future ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Space Battleship Yamato (1974)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When vile aliens known as the Gamilons wreak nuclear havoc on Earth, a group of survivors refit the Japanese battleship Yamato for intergalactic travel and set off on a mission to retrieve a neutralizer that will eradicate the radiation from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, spacecraft, outer space, heroes, imaginary, heroic mission, space wars, battles, fight back, survival, siege, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Galaxy Railways (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: The Galaxy Railways is a 26 episode science fiction anime series about flying trains set in the far reaches of space. It is licensed by Funimation Production Ltd. and produced by Leiji Matsumoto. It debuted on American TV in a syndicated FUNimation ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Plot: adventure, space travel, supernatural, danger, destiny, battles, escapades, supernatural ability, terrorism, pirate, benign alien, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.8
 173
Hero Factory (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the Lego Hero Factory toys, the show focuses on building heroes to protect the world from evil.
Style: exciting, humorous, offbeat
Plot: lego, rivalry, danger, adventure, heroes, space and aliens, imaginary, escapades, factory, vengeance, chases and races, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
Once Upon a Time Was the Space (1982)
Genre: Animation, Family, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Country: Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Canada, Argentina
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Once Upon a Time… Space is a French/Japanese animated TV series from 1982, directed by Albert Barillé. The series was animated in Japan by the animation studio Eiken, and is thus considered to be anime as it also aired on Japanese TV, albeit not ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: outer space, wise man, escapades, family, space and aliens, computer system, imaginary, spacewalk, space station, society, human nature, mars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
 280
Yukikaze (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Thirty-three years ago, an alien force known as the "JAM" invaded Earth through a dimensional portal over Antarctica. Earth's forces managed to drive the JAM away to a distant planet designated as "Fairy". While the majority ...
Plot: airplane, military, aerial combat, artificial intelligence, space war, alien invasion, depression, fictional war
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Transformers (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Transformers is the first animated television series in the Transformers franchise. The series depicts a war among giant robots that can transform into vehicles and other objects.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, space travel, save the world, alien encounter, good versus evil, chaos, leadership, danger, future dystopia, heroic mission, evil alien ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, 20th century, future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Heroic Legend of Arislan (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Betrayed from within and overwhelmed by dark sorcery, the valiant armies of Pars are overrun by the warrior-fanatics of Lusitania. Escaping the destruction of his homeland, the heroic Prince Arslan begins to assemble a group of five, extraordinary ...
Plot: war, prince, royalty, medieval, battle, horse, sword and sorcery, team
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil empire, against the rules, battles, heroic mission, fight back, space wars, space travel, danger, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, save the world ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Banner of the Stars II (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Style: saga, stylized, exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, battles, heroic mission, distant planet, space wars, evil alien, gender bending, dishonesty, good versus evil, spacecraft, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Belle and Sebastian (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is an anime adaption of a series of French novels called Belle et Sébastien by Cécile Aubry. The series ran on the Japanese network NHK from April 7, 1981 – June 22, 1982. It consists of 52 episodes and was a co-production of ...
Plot: police, absent mother, boy dog relationship, mountain, cartoon dog, grandfather grandson relationship, little boy, animal, boy, friendship, dog, journey ...
Place: spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Banner of the Stars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Now that three years has passed since their first adventure, Lafiel is now captain on a new ship and Jinto has just finished his training. They go out to complete a mission of defending the Laptic Gate.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, exciting, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, adventure, battles, heroic mission, good versus evil, evil empire, distant planet, benign alien, heroes, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 111
Red Planet (1994)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Red Planet was a 1994 animated miniseries created by Gunther-Wahl Productions. It was adapted from the Robert A. Heinlein novel of the same name, with the teleplay written by Julia Lewald.
Plot: alien, outer space, boarding school, alien species, colonization, mars
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
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Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: space wars, evil alien, alien encounter, adventure, escapades, battles, survival, rivalry, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs is an animated television space western, similar to the series The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers and BraveStarr. The series premiered in the United States in 1987 and had a run of 52 episodes. The show was based ...
Plot: bounty hunter, explosion, desert, spy, flashback, sheriff, revolver, bandit, special unit, distant future, alien attack, badge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.3
 1K
Star Blazers (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Star Blazers is an American animated television series adaptation of the Japanese anime series, Space Battleship Yamato I, II, and III. Star Blazers was first broadcast in the United States in 1979. Significantly, it was the first popular ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, race against time, space travel, save the world, alien encounter, evil alien, survival, siege, radiation, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bodacious Space Pirates (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Miniskirt Space Pirates is a Japanese light novel series written by Yūichi Sasamoto and published by Asahi Shimbun Shuppan since October 2008. An anime television series adaptation produced by Satelight, under the title Bodacious Space Pirates ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, stylized, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, life turned upside down, outer space, spacecraft, fish out of water, space travel, youth, danger, pirate, space wars, social relations, intergalactic ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Legend of White Fang (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, France
Story: The adventures of a heroic lone wolf-dog and his human friends in the Klondike Gold Rush.
Plot: mountie, gold rush, wolf
Time: 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Argai: The Prophecy (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Argai: The Prophecy is a 2000 French animated series directed by Jean-César Suchorski and written by Sébastien Dorsey.
Plot: prophecy, time machine, knight, prince, queen, secretary, rescue, fiancee, time travel, potion, private detective, eternal life ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Xenosaga: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: 4000 years have passed since humanity abandoned Earth. Forced to fight an alien form of life, Gnosis, mankind developed KOS-MOS - a battle android with amazing capabilities. When a ship carrying android is being attacked, KOS-MOS gets activated and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: space and aliens, chases and races, heroes, a.i., benign alien, adventure, escapades, battles, heroic mission, technology gone awry, future dystopia, uncontrollable ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Sorcerer Hunters (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
Story: In Spurna, the Sorcerers are the rulers and tiranize the people. The people have only one hope: The Sorcerers Hunters, a group of people devoted to free Spurna from the evil sorcerers. They're Carrot (a wimp and womanizer - but at least a good ...
Plot: sword and sorcery
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 61
Geneshaft (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: In the 21st century mankind was on the brink of destruction. Through genetic engineering however they eradicated such feelings as love and the desire for power. Since women are naturally less aggressive than men, women to man ratio was set to 9:1. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, save the world, rivalry, heroic mission, survival, adventure, danger, future dystopia, a.i., apocalypse, chaos, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Miles from Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Hitch a ride with MILES FROM TOMORROWLAND and... LET'S ROCKET! Climb aboard the starship "Stellosphere" and meet Miles Callisto, his loving family and his best buddy Merc, a robo-ostrich built for speed, friendship and fun! Tasked by ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, futuristic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, outer space, adventurer, space travel, heroes, escapades, parents and children, space and aliens, youth, siblings relations, young heroes, space station ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Star Wars: Droids (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Star Wars: Droids, also known as Droids: The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO, and 2004 re-released on DVD as Star Wars Animated Adventures: Droids, is an animated television series that features the exploits of R2-D2 and C-3PO, the droids who have ...
Plot: rebel, robot, empire, alien contact, master, alien civilization, bravery, heroism, space opera, hologram, planet, space exploration ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock and his fearless crew face off against the space invaders who seek to conquer the planet Earth.
Style: futuristic, epic, exciting, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, pirate, adventure, space wars, battles, escapades, rebelliousness, idealism, rebellion, hopes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Battle of the Planets (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Battle of the Planets cast five young people as G-Force, consisting of Mark, Jason, Princess, Keyop, and Tiny. G-Force protects Earth from planet Spectra and other attacks from beyond space. The most prominent field commander of the Spectra forces ...
Style: semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: outer space, superhero, temperamental, androids and robots, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, rivalry, master villain, imaginary, supernatural ability, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%