Movies and TV shows like Captain Future

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Captain Future (1978)
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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, West Germany
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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

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Most similar movies to Captain Future

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about outer space, space travel, heroes, escapades, spacecraft, space and aliens and adventure mostly in Animation, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Captain Future: Harlock Saga (1999), Hero Factory (2010), Knights of Sidonia (2014), Space Dandy (2014), Once Upon a Time Was the Space (1982). 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.
TV show
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, chimpanzee, time travel, monkey, ape, gorilla, orangutan, simian fiction
Time: future
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95%
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Harlock Saga (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Legend tells of the Rheingold, an all-powerful metal used by the gods of Valhalla during the forging of the universe. Legend says that he who wields the Rheingold wields ultimate power over all things; yea, even over the gods themselves. The ...
Plot: space travel, resistance, space war, god, fight, space battle, spacecraft, crew, one against many, pirate, outer space, space opera ...
Time: future
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87%
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Hero Factory (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Lego Hero Factory toys, the show focuses on building heroes to protect the world from evil.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: lego, adventure, heroes, danger, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, chases and races, factory, space travel, vengeance, space and aliens ...
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84%
Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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: mecha, exciting, futuristic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, escapades, heroes, danger, rivalry, space wars, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Space Dandy (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: not serious, humorous, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, alien, adventure, outer space, human in outer space, escapades, imaginary, encounter, search, reward, adventurer, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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.
TV show
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, spacewalk, space station, family, escapades, society, imaginary, space and aliens, mars, human nature, wisdom of life, wise man ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Galaxy Express 999 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, rivalry, imaginary, young heroes, train, adventure, space and aliens, train ride, heroes, escapades, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Argai: The Prophecy (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Argai: The Prophecy is a 2000 French animated series directed by Jean-César Suchorski and written by Sébastien Dorsey.
Plot: time travel, time machine, prophecy, private detective, fiancee, prince, queen, rescue, potion, secretary, knight, distopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Space Battleship Yamato (1974)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, fight back, siege, radiation, heroes ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Transformers (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, space travel, good versus evil, alien encounter, leadership, danger, chaos, save the world, heroic mission, future dystopia, evil alien ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Galaxy Railways (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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: exciting, serious, stylized
Plot: evil alien, space travel, supernatural, adventure, battles, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, destiny, asteroids and comets, terrorism, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Star Blazers 2199 (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
TV show
Story: The year is 2199. The human race has been crushed in their war with the Gamilos, driven into underground cities by the invader's assault. Scientists estimate they have only a year left. The young officers Susumu Kodai and Daisuke Shima receive ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense
Plot: space opera, extraterrestrial, save the world, hopes, space battle, outer space, expedition, alien attack, danger, secret place, space mission, genocide ...
Time: 22nd century, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
TV show
Story: Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles is a CGI animated television series, based on the novel by Robert A. Heinlein and the 1997 film adaptation. The film's director, Paul Verhoeven, served as executive producer. It follows the exploits of ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space wars, evil alien, computer animation, alien encounter, rivalry, imaginary, danger, heroes, misfit, adventure, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Heroic Legend of Arislan (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: medieval, prince, sword and sorcery, horse, battle, strong female lead, battles, team, royalty, war
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Legend of White Fang (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, France
TV show
Story: The adventures of a heroic lone wolf-dog and his human friends in the Klondike Gold Rush.
Plot: mountie, cartoon wolf, gold rush, wolf
Time: 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Miles from Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: exciting, captivating, humorous, semi serious, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: outer space, family, space travel, adventurer, parents and children, escapades, heroes, siblings relations, youth, young heroes, space and aliens, space station ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bodacious Space Pirates (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: exciting, humorous, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, space travel, pirate, spacecraft, life turned upside down, danger, escapades, youth, space wars, outer space, disorder, social relations ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Space Pirate Captain Harlock (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock is a manga series written and illustrated by Leiji Matsumoto, serialized Akita Shoten's Play Comic from 1977 to 1979. The series was adapted into an animated television series in 1978 directed by Rintaro and ...
Plot: resistance, alien, fight, honor, explosion, alien invasion, space travel, 2d animation, pirate, crew, heroes, space war ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious comet traveling to Earth's solar system is not what it seems. Without Captain Avatar, Derek Wildstar leads the Argo (Yamato) against a new enemy.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil empire, battles, fight back, spacecraft, heroic mission, outer space, space wars, space travel, evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers is an American animated Space Western television series created by Robert Mandell and Gaylord Entertainment Company. The series combines sci-fi stories with traditional wild west themes. It is one of the first ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, exciting, serious
Plot: escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, a.i., heroes, government agency, adventure, danger, tough heroes, toys, allies, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Yukikaze (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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: aerial combat, alien invasion, space war, fictional war, artificial intelligence, military, depression, fighter jet, space wars, airplane
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Banner of the Stars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, stylized, exciting, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, adventure, heroic mission, battles, good versus evil, benign alien, heroes, distant planet, evil empire ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Star Wars: Droids (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
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: empire, outer space, rebel, robot, alien contact, master, star wars, computer, chase, spacecraft, flying, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: racecar driver, gun, space battle, alien, special unit, explosion, transforming robot, sabre, giant robots, cyborgs, sniper, desert planet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Doctor Who: Dreamland (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This sensational new animated adventure finds the Doctor (voiced by David Tennant) hooked up with two new companions – Cassie and Jimmy – and pits him against a new alien race, the monstrous Viperox, led by Lord Azlok. Day Springs, Nevada, 1958. ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, save the world, benign alien, space and aliens, partners, alien encounter, danger, unlikely partners, heroic mission, save the day, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Voltron: The Third Dimension (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Voltron: The Third Dimension is an American computer-animated television series, done in the same animation style as Beast Wars: Transformers and Reboot. It departed from the original Lion Voltron's animated look, as well as some character ...
Plot: princess, strongman, young man, good versus evil, piloted giant robot, best friend, giant robots, facial disfigurement, protection, robot, mechanic, computer animation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Space Sentinels (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Space Sentinels is a Saturday morning animated series produced by Filmation which debuted on the American NBC network on September 10, 1977 and ran for thirteen half-hour episodes. The series has been called "ahead of its time" due to its ...
Plot: superhero, hercules, greek mythology, guardian, hologram, volcano, aviation, robot, metamorphosis, teenage superhero, superheroine, transformation ...
Time: year 1985
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cadillacs and Dinosaurs is an American Saturday morning animated television series which aired on CBS Kids in the United States from 1993 to 1994. Based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Schultz, the show was created by screenwriter Steven ...
Plot: dinosaur, post apocalypse, cadillac, shaman, mechanic
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Time Masters (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Switzerland, West Germany, UK, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: On planet Perdide, an attack of giant hornets leaves Piel – a young boy – alone in a wrecked car with his dying father. A mayday message reaches their friend Jaffar, an adventurer travelling through space. On board Jaffar’s shuttle are the ...
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: time travel, evil alien, child in peril, rescue, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, survival, escapades, deadly creature, space and aliens, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cobra the Animation (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Cobra, a famous charismatic space pirate with "psychogun" for a hand, decides to renounce his ways, and become an ordinary person with a new identity. His memories do come back and he becomes a space adventurer fighting villains.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: outer space, pirate, love interest, spacecraft, bounty hunter, adventure, fighting crime, good versus evil, partners, escapades, space travel, romance ...
Time: future, 24th century
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44%