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Appleseed Ex Machina (2007)
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Appleseed Ex Machina (2007)
Original name: エクスマキナ
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As members of ESWAT, the elite forces serving Olympus, Deunan and Briaereos they are deployed everywhere trouble strikes. Olympus finds itself under a stealth attack - cyborg terrorism, deadly nanotech zealots, and rioting citizens are just some of the threats that Deunan must contend with as she fights to save Olympus!
Style: mecha, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, manga
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, terrorism, a.i., chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, battles, fight, military, androids, clones, terrorist, cyberpunk, female warrior, heroes, investigation, soldier, graphic violence, utopia, life is a bitch, protector, bio weapon, society, chaos ...
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic and stylized films with plots about chaos, heroes, future dystopia, danger, rivalry, imaginary and androids and robots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Appleseed Ex Machina: Appleseed (2004), Appleseed Alpha (2014), Appleseed (1988), Akira (1988), Natural City (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Appleseed (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind?
Style: mecha, exciting, futuristic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, a.i., vestiges of humanity, genetic engineering, apocalypse, adventure, graphic violence, post apocalypse, save the world, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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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, post apocalypse, heroic mission, save the world, cyberpunk, female warrior, good versus evil, graphic violence, heroes, demolished city, battle zone ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
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100%
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Appleseed (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: In the futuristic city of Olympus, built on the ashes of the third world war, a police officer and her cyborg partner fight terrorism.
Style: futuristic, stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: utopia, cyberpunk, terrorism, androids and robots, heroic mission, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, strong female presence, graphic violence, cloning, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, near future
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14%
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Akira (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda are pulled into the post-apocalyptic underworld of Neo-Tokyo and forced to fight for their very survival. Kaneda is a bike gang leader, and Tetsuo is a member of a tough motorcycle crew who becomes involved in a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, psychotronic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, motorcycle gang, experiment, hallucination, protest, military, post apocalypse, mutation, scientist, gang, distopia, destruction ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s, year 2019, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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100%
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Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, cyborgs, robot as menace, androids and robots, future dystopia, computers and web, a.i., rivalry, society, save the world, man versus machine, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
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The Terminators (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small band of resistance fighters battle the cyborgs that have taken control of the planet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, space and aliens, chaos, space travel, a.i., man versus machine, heroes, save the world, rebelliousness, heroic mission, cyborgs, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
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Gunhed (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High-concept Sci-Fi adventure about an island that actually is a computer called Kyron 5, itself created to design and manufacture super-advanced robots to be used as slaves for the rest of the world. One day Kyron decides that human beings are ...
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, man versus machine, save the world, battles, timebomb, deathtrap, nuclear explosion, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, disaster, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.4
 815
For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: exciting, stylized, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, battles, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, fight, fictional war, escapades ...
Time: future
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21%
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Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A member of an elite paramilitary counter-terrorism unit becomes traumatized after witnessing the suicide bombing of a young girl and is forced to undergo retraining. However, unbeknownst to him, he becomes a key player in a dispute between rival ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, gloomy, heartbreaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resistance fighter, conspiracy, swat team, political unrest, resistance, politics, world war two, double agent, distopia, gunfight, little red riding hood, beast ...
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
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Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, technology gone awry, utopia, dystopic future, distopia, clones, murder, investigation, computer genius ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
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20%
 5.3
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Nemesis (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, chaos is rampant as 'information terrorists' threaten to destroy order in society. Alex is a part-man, part-machine LAPD cop who is the best at what he does. When one of the terrorists calls him a machine, Alex questions his ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, terrorism, future dystopia, conspiracy, chaos, man versus machine, battles, police detective, law enforcement, superhuman powers, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: usa, los angeles, new mexico, brazil, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Transmorphers (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: About a race of alien robots that have conquered Earth and forced humanity underground. After 400 years, a small group of humans develop a plan to defeat the mechanical invaders in the ultimate battle between man and machine.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, semi serious, mecha ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, space travel, evil alien, alien encounter, adventure, save the world, chaos, time travel, technology gone awry, heroic mission, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
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I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.7
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Digital Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-control robot is inadvertently set loose in a small community, and a crack squad of soldiers are sent to hunt it down. Gradually, the members of the squad begin to suspect that some of them are robots.
Style: bleak, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: soldier, heroes, terminator, robot, life is a bitch, androids and robots, escapades, society, man versus machine, a.i., terrorism, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future
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Solo (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An android fighting-machine (Mario Van Peebles) is charged with destroying a small brigade of rebels in a Latin American war who are fighting to maintain their freedom and protect their village. Contrary to his programming, Peebles decides to stay ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, sexy, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.5
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Cherry 2000 (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, cynical, serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids, robot, post apocalypse, adventure, distopia, cyborgs, female robot, future dystopia, heroic mission, graphic violence, a.i., escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2017, 2010s, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.3
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Robot Jox (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 50 years after a nuclear war, the two superpowers handle territorial disputes in a different way. Each fields a giant robot to fight one-on-one battles in official matches, each piloted by a man inside, known as robot jockeys or jox. The contest for ...
Style: mecha, futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, giant robots, robot, post apocalypse, technology gone awry, man versus machine, future dystopia, heroic mission, space and aliens, survival, save the world, destiny ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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RoboCop 3 (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The mega corporation Omni Consumer Products is still bent on creating their pet project, Delta City, to replace the rotting city of Detroit. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of the area have no intention of abandoning their homes simply for desires of ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, near future, 80s
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19%
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Vexille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 109 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
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100%
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster' begins ...
Style: philosophical, mind bending, exciting, atmospheric, surreal ...
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Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
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Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
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Time: future, 2000s, near future, 21st century, 2020s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 108 min.
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19%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 138 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.2
 615
Chameleon (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A super-killer female cyborg with chameleon-like powers discovers maternal instincts when she protects a child from government operatives in this science fiction tale set in the year 2028.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious
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Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Last Sentinel (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: bleak, serious, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Omega Doom (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored human resurgence, and in search of a hidden cache of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Cyborg 3: The Recycler (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare yourself for the all too deadly future. Cash, the heroine of Cyborg 2, is living safe in the free zone. But not for long. Biomechanical problems are taking down her systems and a visit to a doctor in Silica confirms her worst fears. She is ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.1
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Cyberjack (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Dead or Alive: Final (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a post apocalyptic Yokohama where the population is kept under rigid control by a homosexual megalomaniac mayor. The citizens are administered drugs to suppress heterosexual urges. Officer Takeshi Honda (Riki Takeuchi) is a hard boiled cop ...
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