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, 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, serious, futuristic and stylized films and TV series with plots about outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, heroes, space and aliens and adventure mostly in Animation, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Captain Future: Harlock Saga (1999), Knights of Sidonia (2014), Space Dandy (2014), Galaxy Express 999 (1978), Space Pirate Captain Harlock (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 215
Harlock Saga (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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: resistance, space battle, honor, crew, planet, space war, space travel, violence, outer space, pirate, heroes, god ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, gorilla, orangutan, simian fiction, chimpanzee
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, mecha, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, space and aliens, space travel, escapades, heroes, danger, outer space, space wars, rivalry, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.1
 3K
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: not serious, humorous, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, alien, adventure, outer space, human in outer space, escapades, imaginary, encounter, search, reward, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: bleak, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, escapades, adventure, androids and robots, train, rivalry, heroes, danger, space and aliens, imaginary, young heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Space Pirate Captain Harlock (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: honor, space opera, alien invasion, fight, alien, space battle, space travel, heroes, crew, friendship, planet, one against many ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, save the world, outer space, space wars, alien encounter, space travel, survival, heroic mission, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, battles ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: exciting, stylized, serious
Plot: adventure, supernatural, space travel, battles, destiny, supernatural ability, escapades, danger, rivalry, asteroids and comets, evil alien, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 4.9
 183
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: offbeat, humorous, exciting
Plot: lego, heroes, rivalry, escapades, imaginary, danger, chases and races, space and aliens, vengeance, factory, adventure, robot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, wisdom of life, space station, family, society, escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, mars, human nature, wise man, computer system ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, space travel, good versus evil, alien encounter, leadership, danger, chaos, save the world, heroic mission, future dystopia, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, medieval, strong female lead, battles, team, sword and sorcery, horse, battle, royalty
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: exciting, humorous, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, space travel, pirate, spacecraft, life turned upside down, escapades, danger, youth, space wars, outer space, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Star Blazers 2199 (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
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: suspense, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: space opera, save the world, hopes, alien attack, outer space, space battle, extraterrestrial, expedition, danger, secret place, space mission, mars ...
Time: 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 284
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: depression, military, airplane, fighter jet, space wars, space war, alien invasion, aerial combat, fictional war, artificial intelligence
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, fight back, spacecraft, evil empire, heroic mission, outer space, space wars, space travel, against the rules, heroes, save the world, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: captivating, serious, stylized, exciting, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, adventure, battles, heroic mission, good versus evil, distant planet, evil empire, heroes, benign alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Banner of the Stars II (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Style: stylized, saga, exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space travel, rivalry, evil empire, battles, distant planet, spacecraft, heroic mission, gender bending, prison, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: secretary, potion, fiancee, prince, private detective, time machine, rescue, queen, prophecy, time travel, knight, distopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
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: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space wars, computer animation, evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, rivalry, heroes, adventure, danger, escapades, imaginary, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Cobra the Animation (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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, futuristic, tense ...
Plot: outer space, pirate, love interest, spacecraft, bounty hunter, adventure, fighting crime, good versus evil, space travel, partners, romance, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space wars, space travel, survival, siege, battles, fight back, evil empire, radiation, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
53%
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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: journey, mountain, travel, grandfather grandson relationship, cartoon dog, absent mother, human animal relationship, boy, animal, friendship, little boy, family relations ...
Place: spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 149
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 ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: space travel, outer space, enslavement, alien race, rescue mission, grandmother grandson relationship, mutiny, space battle, norse mythology, schooner, amnesia, super computer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, mecha, bleak
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, space travel, save the world, rivalry, heroes, spacecraft, imaginary, escapades, a.i., danger, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: alien attack, revolver, space colony, space battle, alien, spy, transforming robot, frontier, explosion, sniper, sabre, cyborgs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 65
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, adventure, save the world, rivalry, heroic mission, survival, apocalypse, future dystopia, chaos, a.i., danger, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, wolf, cartoon wolf, gold rush
Time: 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, semi serious, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: outer space, family, adventurer, space travel, parents and children, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, young heroes, siblings relations, youth, space station ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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