Movies like Dead Leaves

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Dead Leaves (2004)
 7.2
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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: futuristic, surreal, humorous, atmospheric, stylized, serious, psychedelic, cult film, adult animation, weird ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, future dystopia, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, survival, escapades, cloning, imaginary, robot, surrealism, moon, prison life, character study, androids and robots, ghost, heroes, confined, captivity, chase, fugitives, danger, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, exciting, futuristic and serious films with plots about escapades, heroes, imaginary, danger, adventure, heroic mission and rivalry mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Dead Leaves: Heavy Metal (1981), Mind Game (2004), Robot Carnival (1987), Time Masters (1982), Burst Angel (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 33K
Heavy Metal (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
Style: adult animation, atmospheric, erotic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: graphic violence, heavy metal, adventure, good versus evil, space station, nudity (full frontal - brief), intergalactic, space travel, danger, androids and robots, violence, cult ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 9K
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, adventure, danger, hopes, dealing with death, supernatural, family in danger, siblings relations, old love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ 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, giant robots, giant robot, man versus machine, escapades, a.i., imaginary, killer robot, robot as menace, piloted giant robot, amusement park ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, evil alien, child in peril, rescue, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, survival, heroes, dealing with death, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Burst Angel (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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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: semi serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, superhero, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, escapades, fighting crime, rivalry, deadly weapon, chaos, chef ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, music band, space and aliens, space travel, adventure, rising to stardom, musician's life, escapades, dishonesty, lifestyle, ambition, benign alien ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 2K
The Prophecy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vampire, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, apocalypse, battles, chaos, danger, rivalry, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan, europe, asia, tokyo, czech republic ...
⇓ 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: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, youth, supernatural, danger, master warrior, escapades, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, serious
Plot: androids and robots, hacker, cyberspace, future dystopia, terrorism, politics, crimes, adventure, imaginary, investigation, good versus evil, state affairs ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (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, atmospheric, bleak, surreal, futuristic ...
Plot: androids and robots, space travel, imaginary, save the world, future dystopia, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, worldwide chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Aachi and Ssipak (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sometime in the future, mankind has depleted all energy and fuel sources, however they have engineered a way to use human excrement as fuel. To reward production, the government hands out extremely addictive, popsicle-like "Juicybars", ...
Style: absurd, unusual plot structure, entertaining, 2d animation, adult animation
Plot: distopia, absurd humor, social satire, nihilism, social awkwardness, absurdism, self involved, dark humor, political satire, adult humor, silly humor, black market ...
Time: future
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, mystical
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, supernatural, youth, danger, escapades, supernatural ability, parallel world, master villain, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 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, alien encounter, rivalry, danger, benign alien, androids and robots, betrayal, heroic mission, space travel ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Ratchet & Clank (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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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, 3d animation ...
Audience: boys' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: save the world, evil alien, robot, spacecraft, adventure, good versus evil, superhero, escapades, self discovery, friendship, heroic mission, save the planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Naruto, Shikamaru, and Sakura are executing their mission of delivering a lost pet to a certain village. However, right in the midst of things, troops led by the mysterious knight, Temujin, attack them. In the violent battle, the three become ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: not serious, humorous, feel good, saga, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: heroes, rescue, friendship, superhero, heroic mission, space travel, alien encounter, escapades, adventure, master villain, young heroes, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by the creator of Ghost in the Shell, a young female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos survive through the post World War 3 apocalyptic New York in search of human's future hope, the legendary city of ...
Style: mecha, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, danger, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, save the world, heroic mission, female warrior, good versus evil, post apocalyptic, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 9K
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: contamination, save the world, apocalypse, adventure, leadership, heroic mission, society, future dystopia, chaos, danger, escapades, resistance ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 2000s
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, exciting, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: steampunk, adventure, inventor, deadly weapon, technology gone awry, heroic mission, rescue, inventions and discoveries, rivalry, danger, master villain, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1860s
Place: england, london, manchester, united kingdom, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 21K
Metropolis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Duke Red has overseen the construction of a massive Ziggurat to extend his power across the whole planet. Tima, a robot-girl built in the image of his deceased daughter, is at the core of these plans. However, after escaping the Duke's clutches ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: metropolis, robot, megalomaniac, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, world domination, adventure, save the day, self discovery, uncover truth, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, danger, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, heroes, terrorism, black market, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, danger, rivalry, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, master warrior, heroes, escapades, good versus evil, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 17K
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, space travel, adventure, danger, imaginary, memories, escapades, chaos, life is a bitch, gun, steampunk ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 583
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, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, danger, escapades, destiny, a.i., man versus machine, rivalry, save the world, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, chase, good versus evil, young heroes, fighting crime, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, superhuman powers, teenage life, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain
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, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, fighting crime, rescue, save the day, rivalry, youth, master villain, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: The Last Blitz of Zeon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: U.C. 0083 - Three years after the end of the catastrophic One Year War, peace on Earth and the colonies is shattered by the presence of the Delaz Fleet, a rogue Zeon military group loyal to the ideals of the late dictator Gihren Zabi. Delaz ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chess, battle zone, outer space, escapades, space station, chaos, military, rivalry, androids and robots, battles, adventure, spacecraft ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%