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, surreal, colourful, breathtaking, cerebral ...
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, tragic hero, laboratory, redemption, vengeance, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, battles, danger, life is a bitch, society, dark hero, professor, one man army, race against time, artificial intelligence, resurrection, genetic engineering, father son relationship, fictional war, mutant, androids and robots, supernatural ability ...
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 danger, heroes, rivalry, violence, escapades, chase and heroic mission mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Casshern: The Matrix (1999), Retrograde (2004), Barb Wire (1996), The Princess Blade (2001), Universal Soldier (1992). 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, cerebral, thought provoking, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, chosen one, save the world, mentor, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, hacker, philosophy, man versus machine, cyberspace, imaginary ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: revolution, radiation, ape, rebellion, survival, adventure, society, rebelliousness, chaos, rivalry, imaginary, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, adventure, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, one against many, dark future, rescue ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2004, 23rd century
Place: south america, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: master villain, bail bondsman, bar, bounty hunter, obese, vengeance, future dystopia, good versus evil, chase, heroic mission, disability, female protagonist ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, samurai, love affair, escapades, good versus evil, leadership, deadly, danger, heroic mission, future dystopia, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: genetically altered, martial arts, androids and robots, soldier, vietnam war, vengeance, one man army, danger, military, rescue mission, good versus evil, top secret ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, 80s ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.8
 3K
Megaforce (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: soldier, good versus evil, rescue, dictator, rivalry, against the odds, battles, danger, heroes, adventure, escapades, motorcycle ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, warrior, save the world, man versus machine, virtual reality, chosen one, freedom, precognition, martial arts, self sacrifice, mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 23rd century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 543K
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, suspenseful, comic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, heroes, rescue, danger, genetically altered ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 1940s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, u.s. capitol building, canada, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, terrorism, fight, terrorist, escapades, heroic mission, danger, undercover, terrorist plot, supernatural power, back from the dead ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, 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, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, man versus machine, killer robot, artificial intelligence, save the world, army, androids and robots, dystopic future, cyberpunk, resistance, fate of humanity, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, heroes, destiny, chaos, space wars, space and aliens, danger, hopes, save the lady, chosen one, alien encounter ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.0
 49K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, space travel, military, soldier, one man army, rescue, presumed dead, survival, terminator, emotionless, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, year 1996
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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
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Time: future, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: exciting, serious, bleak, captivating, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, danger, survival, androids and robots, heroic mission, life is a bitch, man versus machine, save the world, chaos, technology gone awry, future dystopia, daring rescue ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 21K
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, killer robot, mad scientist, adventure, black hole, astronaut, space station, heroic mission, escapades, danger, robot ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Mutant Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's the year 2707. Earth's natural resources have all but been exhausted by mankind. Battles rage for the remainder between the competing Corporations. During one such battle the seal is broken and awakens an ancient and deadly machine ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, soldier, heroic mission, man versus machine, steampunk, deadly, heroes, battles, transformation, fictional war, chaos, corporation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, semi serious, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, master villain, save the world, good versus evil, superhero team, androids and robots, supernatural ability, imaginary, supervillain, super villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, africa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space opera, outer space, androids and robots, space travel, adventure, war, commander, ambition, military, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, samurai, soldier, disorder, rescue, danger, battles, rivalry, good versus evil, changing the past or future, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, survival, danger, mining, heroic mission, alien invasion, rivalry, heroes, life is a bitch, save the world, society, slavery ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: epic, offbeat, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, adventure, contests and competitions, escapades, heroes, future dystopia, partners, society, survival, heroic mission, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, precognition, man versus machine, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, technology gone awry, chosen one, rebel, save the world, martial arts, oracle ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men and The Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, death, cure, attack, rivalry, professor, enemy, misfit, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 28K
Krull (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, light, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, kingdom, rescue, fortress, heroes, cliche, space travel, cyclops, lightsaber, fight scenes, alternate reality ...
Time: middle ages, 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.7
 10K
Double Dragon (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set 15 years in the future in post-earthquake California, where San Diego and Los Angeles are merged into one city, two teenage brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader named Bo Abobo has the other half, and ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: adventure, martial arts, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, heroes, superhuman powers, chase, gang, secret identity, race against time, rivalry ...
Time: future, year 2007, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, china, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
American Cyborg: Steel Warrior (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the nuclear war people are sterile and ruled by the artifical intelligences they created in this violent world. The only woman who was able to give life to a child has to take the child through the dangerous city to the ship to save it. She is ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ship, anarchy, chase, terrorism, kung fu, fetus, androids and robots, future dystopia, life is a bitch, heroes, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 27K
Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, violence, one man army, future dystopia, chaos, chase, plague, heroes, crimes, imaginary, chases and races ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 464
Cyberjack (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the near future Nassim, terrorist leader, storms computer company headquarters. His aim is deadly computer virus that could bring him world domination. Nick, company janitor and ex-cop, will get in his way.
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer virus, imaginary, heroic mission, a.i., chases and races, heroes, society, law enforcement, strong sexual content, disorder, terrorism, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Masters of the Universe (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, save the day, danger, battles, supernatural, time travel, transformation, one man army ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%