Movies like Casshern

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Casshern (2004)
 6.1
 13K
Casshern (2004)
Original name: キャシャーン
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Fifty years of war between the Great Eastern Federation and Europa - now merged as Eurasia - have taken their toll on planet Earth. As a result of the use of biological, chemical and nuclear weapons, much of Earth has become uninhabitable and people have become prey to new diseases. Professor Azuma's "neo-cell" project, which is supposed to be the answer to mankind's hardships, becomes a nightmare come true when mutants spawned from the experiment escape and declare war on the human race. Azuma's son Tetsuya, who was killed during the previous war, is reborn into the cyborg Casshern as mankind's last hope against the new mutant threat. This live-action sci-fi movie based on a 1973 Japanese animé of the same name.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, intense, serious, futuristic, visually appealing, surreal, confusing, complex ...
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, tragic hero, fictional war, laboratory, redemption, vengeance, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, battles, danger, life is a bitch, society, dark hero, mutant, professor, one man army, race against time, distopia, contamination, artificial intelligence, resurrection, genetic engineering, father son relationship ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo

Most similar movies to Casshern

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and stylized films with plots about heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades, adventure, violence and good versus evil mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Casshern: The Matrix (1999), Retrograde (2004), The Princess Blade (2001), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), Barb Wire (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, serious, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, man versus machine, chosen one, save the world, hacker, artificial intelligence, distopia, virtual reality, philosophy, alternate reality, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 1K
Retrograde (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, imaginary, future dystopia, adventure, one against many, rescue ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2004, 23rd century
Place: antarctica, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: revolution, battles, radiation, ape, monkey, rebellion, post apocalypse, survival, adventure, distopia, escapades, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2000s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, samurai, martial arts, vengeance, leadership, adventure, heroic mission, danger, rivalry, deadly, love affair, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, virtual reality, save the world, chosen one, freedom, warrior, alternate reality, fighting the system, heroes, precognition ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.3
 24K
Barb Wire (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sexy nightclub owner, Barb Wire moonlights as a mercenary in Steel Harbor, one of the last free zones in the now fascist United States. When scientist Cora Devonshire wanders into Barb's establishment, she gets roped into a top-secret ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master villain, bail bondsman, bounty hunter, bar, obese, vengeance, good versus evil, future dystopia, chase, heroic mission, disability, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2017, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.4
 557K
X-Men (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Style: serious, exciting, comic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, good versus evil, rescue, supernatural, superhuman powers, superhero, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, danger, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 2000s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, mississippi, canada, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An accident during tests of an anti-plasma artificial magnetic shield at Japan's Ground Self Defense Force East Fuji practice range sends the 3rd Special Experimental Company, under Colonel Matoba on a time-slip 460 years into the past, into ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, battles, soldier, samurai, heroic mission, changing the past or future, escapades, experiment gone awry, disorder, danger, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
Universal Soldier (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, genetically altered, martial arts, soldier, vietnam war, vengeance, cyborgs, one man army, danger, military, nudity (full frontal - brief), rescue mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s ...
Place: vietnam, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marvel's hard-boiled hero is brought back to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling himself in the Yukon since the end of the Cold War. The children of the former Hydra head, Baron Von Stucker, have taken charge of the terrorist organization. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, superhero, terrorism, fight, terrorist, escapades, heroic mission, danger, undercover, terrorist plot, supernatural power ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, new york, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, and his co-pilot isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, escapades, androids and robots, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, heroic mission, battles, war, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.8
 3K
Megaforce (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Megaforce is an elite multi-national military unit that does the jobs that individual governments wont. When the peaceful Republic of Sardun in under threat from their more aggressive neighbour the beautiful Major Zara (Persis Khambatta) and General ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: soldier, good versus evil, battles, heroes, rescue, dictator, against the odds, adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, motorcycle ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Avenging Fist (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device that will yield unimaginable power. But the gloves... In the not too distant future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future, near future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, philosophical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 23rd century, year 2003 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, master villain, superhuman powers, save the world, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhero team, man versus machine, imaginary, heroic mission, rivalry, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, new york, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Fist of the North Star (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From the immensely popular FIST OF THE NORTH STAR comic book series, comes a new hero. The fate of mankind rests with superhuman warrior Kenshiro who roams the wastelands of the future waging a battle against overwhelming evil. With the spiritual ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nuclear holocaust, destiny, superhuman powers, battles, adventure, vengeance, heroic mission, lone wolves, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Assault Girls (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Three women and one man - with an assortment of weaponry - wage war against giant mutant sandwhales in a barren digital landscape, all to achieve points within the virtual reality video game called Avalon.
Style: bleak, exciting, suspenseful, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, heroic mission, contests and competitions, adventure, heroes, survival, distant planet, danger, future dystopia, life is a bitch, virtual reality, female protagonist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 51K
Soldier (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sergeant Todd is a veteran soldier for an elite group of the armed forces. After being defeated by a new breed of genetically engineered soldiers, he is dumped on a waste planet and left for dead. He soon interacts with a group of crash survivors ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, space travel, military, soldier, one man army, rescue, battles, heroes, presumed dead, alien planet, distopia, survival ...
Time: future, year 1996
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, space wars, destiny, imaginary, heroes, chaos, space and aliens, danger, space travel, save the lady, chosen one ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 2.8
 536
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, good versus evil, against humanity, danger, survival, adventure, future dystopia, confined, heroes, imaginary, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, survival, danger, mining, heroic mission, alien invasion, rivalry, heroes, post apocalypse, life is a bitch, society, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Sentinel (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No emotion. No fear. No pain. They were the perfect soldiers to protect civilization until the drone police became the perfect enemy. With little hope left for mankind, Tallis, an electronically enhanced soldier, rescues a survivor from a failed ...
Style: bleak, serious, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, soldier, save the world, danger, life is a bitch, heroic mission, androids and robots, survival, man versus machine, chaos, technology gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 371
Gatchaman (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: By the year 2050 AD, a mysterious organization called Galactor has occupied half of the Earth and threatens to exterminate the human race. Around the same time, the International Science Organization had uncovered mysterious stones that bear unusual ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, superhero team, danger, alien invasion, rivalry, destiny, superhuman powers, save the world, transformation, friendship, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 23K
The Black Hole (1979)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The explorer craft U.S.S. Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the magnificent U.S.S. Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, black hole, mad scientist, adventure, astronaut, killer robot, space station, escapades, heroic mission, danger, robot ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, experiment, rage, scientist, heroes, army, vengeance, boxer, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, ohio, new orleans, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
 228K
Batman & Robin (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze plans to put Gotham City on ice, while Ivy tries to drive a wedge between ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, crime fighter, batman, fighting crime, superhuman powers, undercover, crimes, super vehicle, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, year 1997, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, dystopic future, man versus machine, save the world, artificial intelligence, killer robot, cyberpunk, army, cyborgs, androids and robots, imaginary, fate of humanity ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 453
The Challenge (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, rivalry, survival, adventure, chaos, vigilantism, one man army, danger, escapades, future dystopia, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 247K
Hulk (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Style: intense, serious, exciting, stylized, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, chase, experiment gone awry, adventure, genetics, mutant, mad scientist, transformation, anger, military, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: california, south america, new york, central america, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Samurai Resurrection (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shiro Amasuka, dead leader of the Shimbara Revolt is resurrected from hell with the desire of overthrowing the shogunate for killing his companions. To do this , he resurrects an army od living dead swordsmen. Between him and his goal, only Yagyu ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, battles, curses spells and rituals, heroes, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, danger, zombie, supernatural, reincarnation ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%