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Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996)
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Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996)
Original name: ガメラ2 レギオン襲来
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A strange meteor lands in Japan unleashing hundreds of insect-like "legion" creatures which find their way into Tokyo. When the military fails to control the situation, Gamera shows up to deal with the ever-evolving space adversary.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, adventure, androids and robots, space and aliens, supernatural, heroes, space travel, battles, save the world, dangerous animal, good versus evil, anti hero, asteroids and comets, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, custody, escapades, deadly, rivalry, alien encounter, anti heroes ...
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychotronic and exciting films with plots about danger, escapades, deadly creature, chaos, supernatural, deadly and heroes mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion: Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999), Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974), Rebirth of Mothra (1996), Threshold (2003), Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: This final installment of the recent Gamera trilogy begins with schoolgirl Ayana discovering a large egg in a cave that, according to legend, houses demons. The egg hatches into a small monster, which Ayana decides to raise and quickly develops a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, revenge, superhuman powers, heroes, rivalry, imaginary, deadly creature, samurai, save the world, adventure, good versus evil, anti heroes ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Great monster fight sequences are a highlight of the 14th Godzilla film. Aliens armed with a mechanical Godzilla intend to take over the planet. The earthlings summon the legendary King Seesar to assist Godzilla in the battle to defend earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, statue, alien invasion, giant robot, giant monster, giant robots, alien, monster, robot, evil alien, androids and robots, space and aliens ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rebirth of Mothra (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A new Mothra takes to the air and must battle Death Ghidora to save humanity.
Style: serious, exciting, scary, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, rescue, supernatural, catastrophe, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, deadly, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, deadly, supernatural, danger, adventure, dangerous animal, race against time, chaos, alien encounter, space travel, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Forty-two years after her first visit in Tokyo, Mothra returns to warn mankind that they must return Mechagodzilla, along with Godzilla's bones, to the sea, for the dead must not be disturbed. If not, dire consequences will follow. However, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: godzilla, save the world, chaos, disorder, survival, deadly creature, escapades, danger, good versus evil, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, battles ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Australia, China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Evil Space Aliens called the Xilians unleashes all the Earth's monsters to lay waste to most of the world's major cities, including Tokyo, New York, Sydney, Shanghai and Paris. It is up to Godzilla and the Earth Defense Force to vanquish ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, multiple monsters, supernatural, space travel, chaos, battles, master villain, adventure, survival, godzilla, giant monster, martial arts ...
Time: 60s, year 1964, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: usa, japan, tokyo, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Godzilla returns to terrorize Japan! This time, however, Japan has two new weapons to defend themselves. The Gryphon, a high-tech ship, and the Dimension Tide, a device that creates artificial black holes! During a test of the Dimension Tide, eggs ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, supernatural, save the world, escapades, dangerous animal, deadly, deadly creature, danger, imaginary, space travel, heroic mission, chaos ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Cleopatra 2525 (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cleopatra 2525 is an American science fiction television series that aired in syndication for two seasons, from January 2000 to March 2001. It appeared as the first part of the Back2Back Action Hour, followed by Jack of All Trades.
Style: stylized, semi serious, futuristic
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, time travel, space wars, chaos, society, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Earth is headed for disaster and when an archeological research team visits Infant Island to find out why, they discover two tiny women who reveal that the Earth is fighting back for all the harm humans have done here and sends out the evil ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: volcano, ecology, archaeologist, danger, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, adventure, escapades, deadly, adventurer, rivalry ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, alien, alien encounter, heroic mission, space and aliens, hostages, escapades, deadly, rivalry, space travel, martial arts, time travel ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: godzilla, dragon, giant monster, chaos, submarine, heroic mission, survival, save the world, good versus evil, deadly, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that attacked Tokyo in 1954 to stop the beast.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: godzilla, bio weapon, androids and robots, giant robots, giant monster, creature feature, supernatural, heroic mission, alien encounter, space travel, technology gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: year 2003, 1990s, year 1999, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, ufo, alien, monster, giant monster, alien invasion, mysterious planet, evil alien, supernatural, escapades, space and aliens, imaginary ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hibernating species of giant carnivorous bird is awakened on a Japanese island shortly after the Japanese military encounters an unidentified mass moving beneath the water off-shore.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: giant monster, giant bird, plutonium, monster, baseball stadium, space and aliens, escapades, rivalry, race against time, good versus evil, anti heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: prehistory
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In his 13th film, Godzilla takes a supporting role to the far more prominently featured Jet Jaguar, an Ultra-Man like robot. Aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race. Jet Jaguar decides to stop the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, silent film, psychotronic
Plot: godzilla, giant robots, giant robot, giant monster, ocean, chases and races, adventure, androids and robots, imaginary, supernatural, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
War of the Monsters (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a treacherous expedition to retrieve a giant opal, disaster strikes as the opal reveals itself to be an egg which spawns Barugon, demon dog from Hell! Armed with a deadly tongue and cold beams, Barugon wreaks havoc on Japan. Gamera comes to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: dam, turtle, giant monster, monster, helicopter, imaginary, heroes, chases and races, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, save the day ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Destroy All Monsters (1968)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The 9th Godzilla film was the last made by the original Godzilla creators, and was meant to be a grand finale. Aliens have released all the giant monsters from their imprisonment on Monster Island and are using them to destroy earth's major ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, island, alien invasion, alien, monster, giant monster, spacecraft, evil alien, save the world, deadly creature, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1999
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rebirth of Mothra II (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mothra's twin nymphs and children from the city find a lost city, as well as a giant monster that is attracted to environmental calamities.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, stylized, serious, scary ...
Plot: society, dangerous animal, deadly, save the world, danger, twins, heroes, deadly creature, adventurer, supernatural, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dr. Shiragami combines the DNA of roses with some extracted from Godzilla's cells. He names his creation "Biollante".
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, terrorism, heroes, chases and races, rescue, chaos, disorder, animal life, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An experimental lab animal called a gargantua escapes from his captors and is suspected to be the creature that is killing people all over the countryside. But when the gargantua from the lab appears at the same time as the evil gargantua, the two ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: man eating monster, giant monster, escapades, imaginary, heroes, dangerous animal, superhuman powers, deadly, rivalry, mutant, battles, chaos ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The 4th film in the Godzilla franchise restores the serious tone of the original Godzilla film. A greedy developer has placed huge machines to suck dry a part of the ocean near Tokyo so he can build luxury condos. After a storm, a giant egg washes ...
Style: serious, epic, suspenseful, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, moth, giant monster, godzilla, dangerous animal, twins, island, catastrophe, anti hero, survival, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Mothra went into outer space to stop a meteor from reaching Earth, she accidentally took with cells from Godzilla and remaining cells from Biollante that inhabited our atmosphere. The combined cells went through a black hole and created a new ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: helicopter, giant monster, deadly creature, imaginary, chaos, anniversary, disorder, vengeance, experiment gone awry, heroes, deadly, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Godzilla 2000 (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Godzilla saves Tokyo from a flying saucer that transforms into the beast Orga.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, godzilla, monster, deadly creature, anti hero, heroic mission, danger, save the world, good versus evil, flying saucer, ocean or sea, skyscraper ...
Time: 2000s, 80s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The aftermath of the Oxygen Destroyer brings forth Destoroyah, a beast intent on killing Godzilla, who is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, chaos, battles, opponent, demolished city, mutant, dangerous animal, imaginary, escapades, deadly, danger, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gamera vs. Viras (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of aliens from another planet head for Earth with the intentions of conquering it. Their first ship is destroyed in transit by the giant flying turtle Gamera. A second ship makes it to Earth and captures two Boy Scouts and holds them captive ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy scout, giant monster, alien, monster, children, turtle, chaos, battles, mutant, disorder, ocean or sea, heroes ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Werewolf Warrior (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A werewolf samurai walks the countryside, finding himself in the middle of a village of monsters who feed on human flesh.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, supernatural, rivalry, mutant, chaos, escapades, adventure, heroes, danger, deadly creature, deadly, battles ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Atomic Rulers (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Super criminals are planning to infiltrate Earth with mass nuclear destruction! Only Starman can defend civilization by thwarting evil!
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, orphan, alien invasion, adventure, evil alien, space and aliens, heroes, androids and robots, save the world, chases and races, good versus evil, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Reptile 2001 (1999)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A team of scientists working on a remote dig site find the buried body of an enormous monster, perfectly preserved even after 200 million years. As soon as the beast is uncovered, however, an alien spacecraft suddenly appears above them and brings ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: satellite, spacecraft, evil alien, danger, save the world, chaos, reincarnation, escapades, ancient mystery, supernatural ability, supernatural, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Thunderstorm: The Return of Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The plot is similarly smorgasbordesque, cobbled together from the vaguely recalled secret origins of most superheroes: average joe, talented inventor, tragic loss, ancient prophecy, immortal intervention, pending apocalypse, flamboyant villain. ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, master warrior, imaginary, adventure, danger, superhuman powers, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, legends and myths, heroes, norse mythology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Death Kappa (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When military experiments go haywire and trigger an atomic bomb, the consequences are of epic proportions. A monster arrives in the midst of the nuclear fallout, and Japan's defenses are helpless against it. Mankind's only savior is an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: save the day, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, rivalry, mad scientist, supernatural, escapades, disorder, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%