Movies like Dead Leaves

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Dead Leaves (2004)
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Dead Leaves (2004)
Original name: デッド リーブス
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Pandy and Retro awaken naked on Earth with no recollection of their past. They embark on a crime spree in search of food and clothing, but are captured by authorities and sent to the infamous lunar penitentiary named Dead Leaves.
Style: humorous, futuristic, surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, toilet humor, cult film, adult animation, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, future dystopia, rescue, surrealism, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, survival, escapades, cloning, imaginary, robot, moon, prison life, character study, androids and robots, ghost, heroes, confined, captivity, chase, fugitives, danger, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

Most similar movies to Dead Leaves

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, exciting, serious and futuristic films with plots about escapades, imaginary, heroes, adventure, danger, heroic mission and rivalry mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Dead Leaves: Mind Game (2004), Heavy Metal (1981), Robot Carnival (1987), Burst Angel (2004), The Prophecy (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mind Game (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film follows Nishi, a loser who has a crush on his childhood girlfriend. After an encounter with the Japanese mafia, the film follows Nishi as he journeys to heaven and back, and ends up trapped in an even more unlikely place.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, humorous, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, righting the wronged, family relations, dealing with death, supernatural, hopes, adventure, danger, family in danger, siblings relations, old love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 31K
Heavy Metal (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
Style: erotic, sexual, atmospheric, adult animation, stylized ...
Plot: heavy metal, graphic violence, good versus evil, adventure, nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, rock, betrayal, taxi driver, ufo, space station, drug use ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Robot Carnival (1987)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An anthology of various tales told in various styles with robots being the one common element among them.
Style: anthology, stylized, exciting, futuristic, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, androids, escapades, man versus machine, a.i., imaginary, killer robot, robot as menace, giant robot, piloted giant robot, giant robots, character study ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 625
Burst Angel (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Burst Angel is a Japanese animated television series directed by Koichi Ohata, from a screenplay by Fumihiko Shimo. It was produced by the Gonzo animation studio. Burst Angel takes place in the near future, after a rise in criminal activity forced ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, superhero, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, escapades, fighting crime, time travel, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A sci-fi anime House-musical movie collaboration between Daft Punk--and their music--and designer Leiji Matsumoto. During the recording of their DISCOVERY album and using the themes of sci-fi celebrity, decadence and space travel, Daft Punk--with ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, lyrical, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, space travel, music, rising to stardom, musician's life, adventure, lifestyle, ambition, benign alien, escapades, dishonesty, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 2K
The Prophecy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade demon Eko and a spectral warrior known as the Karas. Eko has mechanized himself and his followers to defend against the unearthly fury of the Karas; ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vampire, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, chaos, battles, supernatural ability, rivalry, danger, supernatural ...
Place: japan, europe, asia, tokyo, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inuyasha and his brother, Sesshomaru, each inherited a sword from their father after his death. However, their father had a third sword, named Sounga, that he sealed away. Seven hundreds years after his death, Sounga awakens and threatens ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, youth, master warrior, supernatural, escapades, danger, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 14 years after third impact, Ikari Shinji awakens to a world he does not remember. He hasn't aged. Much of Earth is laid in ruins, Nerv has been dismantled, and people who he once protected have turned against him. Befriending the enigmatic ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: space travel, androids and robots, apocalypse, save the world, imaginary, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, worldwide chaos, father son relationship ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story takes place in the year 2034, two years after the events in Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG. Female cyborg Major Motoko Kusanagi has left Public Security Section 9, an elite counter-terrorist and anti-crime unit specializing in ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, serious
Plot: androids and robots, hacker, cyberspace, imaginary, adventure, politics, investigation, crimes, terrorism, future dystopia, danger, government agency ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 16K
Wonder Woman (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: On the mystical island of Themyscira, a proud and fierce warrior race of Amazons have raised a daughter of untold beauty, grace and strength: Princess Diana. When an Army fighter pilot, Steve Trevor, crash-lands on the island, the rebellious and ...
Style: exciting, comic, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: female warrior, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, heroic mission, vengeance, rivalry, ancient mystery, escapades, danger, imaginary ...
Place: new york, washington d.c., san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ratchet & Clank (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ratchet and Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. When the two stumble upon a dangerous weapon capable of destroying entire planets, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, futuristic, exciting, nostalgic ...
Audience: boys' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: save the world, robot, spacecraft, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, superhero, evil alien, self discovery, friendship, alien, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Buzz Lightyear must battle Emperor Zurg with the help of three hopefuls who insist on being his partners.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, stylized, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, superhero, heroic mission, alien encounter, space travel, good versus evil, master villain, adventure, save the day, imaginary, space and aliens, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Last: Naruto the Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two years after the events of the Fourth Great Ninja War, the moon that Hagoromo Otsutsuki created long ago to seal away the Gedo Statue begins to descend towards the world, threatening to become a meteor that would destroy everything on impact. ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: danger, ninja, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural ability, save the world, heroes, master warrior, imaginary, love and romance, heroic mission, young lovers ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
InuYasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass (2002)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: With their most formidable foe vanquished, Inuyasha and his comrades begin returning to their everyday lives. But their peace is fleeting as another adversary emerges: Kaguya, the self-proclaimed princess from the Moon of Legend, hatches a plot to ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, mystical
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, escapades, youth, master villain, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, supernatural ability ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Inuyasha the Movie 4: Fire on the Mystic Island (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The mysterious island of Houraijima has reappeared after 50 years, and with its reappearance has brought the attack of four gods, the Shitoushin, who have their eyes set on the powers that protect and sustain the island. Now it's up to Inuyasha ...
Style: serious
Plot: island, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, good versus evil, heroes, vengeance, fight, sword, violence, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Futurama: Bender's Game (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Leela is insulted by a group of space-rednecks (like regular rednecks, but in space) she enters the Planet Express ship in a demolition derby. She emerges victorious, but when she brings the damaged ship home and the Professor sees the fuel ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, dragon, adventure, partners, heroic mission, pretense, danger, rivalry, parallel world, future dystopia, make believe, rescue ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 1K
Project A-Ko (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Earth. The not too distant future. A city is miraculously reborn just sixteen years after being completely destroyed by a giant meteor. At the prestigious Graviton High School for Girls, two new students are introduced. A-ko and her ditzy sidekick, ...
Style: semi serious, futuristic, humorous, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, transvestism, superhero, schoolgirl, master villain, betrayal, escapades, heroic mission, love triangle, college life, androids and robots, imaginary ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: As Goku investigates the destruction of the Southern Galaxy, Vegeta is taken to be King of the New Planet Vegeta, and to destroy the Legenday Super Saiyan, Brolly.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, superhero, martial arts, adventure, androids and robots, obsessive quest, babies and infants, supernatural ability, imaginary, rivalry, good versus evil, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Powerpuff Girls Movie tells the origin story of how the Powerpuff Girls were created and how they came to be the defenders of Townsville. It was the first Hanna-Barbera/Cartoon Network Studios theatrical feature film since 1993's Once Upon ...
Style: humorous, intense, satirical, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, tough girl, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, fighting crime, youth, rivalry, save the day, danger, master villain ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Escaflowne: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gaea is a mythical realm ruled by sword and sorcery and immersed in blood and violence. Thrust into a conflict she doesn't quite understand, Hitomi Kanzaki helps aid the young Prince Van as they embark upon a journey to fight the Black Dragon ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, mecha, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, unrequited love, tragic hero, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, escapades, future dystopia, teenage life ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One peaceful day on Earth, two remnants of Frieza's army named Sorbet and Tagoma arrive searching for the Dragon Balls with the aim of reviving Frieza. They succeed, and Frieza subsequently seeks revenge on the Saiyans.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, rivalry, danger, adventure, supernatural, supernatural ability, heroes, master warrior, good versus evil, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When the Punisher takes out a black-market weapons dealer, he stumbles upon a far-reaching terrorist plot devised by a group known as Leviathan.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, supernatural ability, adventure, danger, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, rivalry, terrorism, black market, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
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Ark (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The population of the planet Alcyone is split in two; the cultures of the Ceveans and the Storrions are locked in eternal war, destroying their home. Led by their priestess Amiel, the Ceveans constructed the Ark in an attempt to flee their world, ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, danger, destiny, society, save the world, rivalry, a.i., imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.7
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Sky Blue (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. The citizens of Ecoban need to continue creating this ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: contamination, apocalypse, adventure, leadership, save the world, heroic mission, society, future dystopia, chaos, danger, escapades, resistance ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 2000s
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 5K
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, rescue, child in peril, adventure, space and aliens, dealing with death, imaginary, escapades, chases and races, danger, deadly, daring rescue ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 17K
Steamboy (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After receiving a package from his Grandfather, Rei, a young inventor living in England during the mid-19th century, has his life thrown into disarray. The package contains a "Steam Ball", a device of incredible power, and a letter asking ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: steampunk, adventure, inventor, deadly weapon, technology gone awry, heroic mission, save the world, rescue, inventions and discoveries, danger, master villain, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1860s
Place: england, london, manchester england, manchester, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 4K
Samurai 7 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Samurai 7 is a 2004 anime TV series, produced by Gonzo and based on Akira Kurosawa's highly regarded 1954 movie Seven Samurai. The series was directed by Toshifumi Takizawa and its music was composed by Kaoru Wada and Eitetsu Hayashi. There are ...
Style: serious, futuristic, stylized, epic, adult animation
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, adventure, rescue, righting the wronged, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, hopes, future dystopia, fighting crime ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: America's coolest heroes, the Teen Titans, go to Tokyo to track down the mysterious Japanese criminal Brushogun.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, secret identity, chase, young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, fighting crime, heroic mission, superhuman powers, society, rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 15K
Memories (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this anime trilogy, a salvage ship crew happens upon a haunted vessel in Magnetic Rose; a cold tablet turns a lab worker into a biological weapon in Stink Bomb; and an urban populace carries on an endless war with an unseen foe in Cannon Fodder. ...
Style: anthology, surreal, exciting, futuristic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, outer space, adventure, danger, imaginary, memories, escapades, steampunk, chaos, life is a bitch, space travel, gun ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mobile Suit Gundam F91 (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: U.C. 0123. After a generation of peace, the Earth Federation has begun to build new space colonies to house humanity's growing population. But a new force, the aristocratic Crossbone Vanguard, plans to seize the colonies of the newly ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, battles, androids and robots, evil alien, heroes, space wars, society, heroic mission, battle zone, space and aliens, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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