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Galaxy Express 999 (1979)
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Galaxy Express 999 (1979)
Original name: 銀河鉄道999
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the future, one can achieve immortality by obtaining a mechanized body. Orphaned, young Tetsuro hitches a ride on the space train Galaxy Express 999 in the hope of obtaining a cyborg body to avenge his mother's death. Along the way, he meets Matael, who is the spitting image of his dead mother.
Style: touching, bleak, serious, emotional, futuristic, contemplative, stylized, 2d animation
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, cyborgs, train, adventure, androids and robots, vengeance, space and aliens, youth, heroes, street kid, betrayal, orphan, graphic violence, a.i., obsessive quest, space station, passenger, imaginary, dishonesty, last wish, introspection, escapades, coming of age, rivalry ...
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and suspenseful films with plots about escapades, danger, heroes, adventure, imaginary, rivalry and space and aliens mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Galaxy Express 999: They Were Eleven (1986), Battle of the Planets (1978), Wings of Honneamise (1987), Harlock: Space Pirate (2013), Heavy Metal 2000 (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Galaxy Express 999 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, people are able to take on artificial bodies and achieve immortality. A poor orphan, Tetsuro Hoshino, strives to obtain a mechanical body for the triple incentive of eternal life, of revenge (his mother was gunned down by ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, train, train ride, train travel, young heroes, imaginary, rivalry, adventure, space and aliens, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Mystery of the Third Planet (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 48 min.
Story: At the end of the 22nd century Alisa Seleznyova, her father Professor Seleznyov and pilot Zelyony go on a space expedition to find rare animals for Moscow Zoo. On the way they seem to encounter a mysterious conspiracy led by Doctor Verhovtsev ...
Style: entertaining, suspense, tense, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, adventure, outer space, soviet, intergalactic, family, animal life, invisibility, mystery, spacecraft, invisible ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
Place: russia, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
They Were Eleven (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of students from the Cosmo Academy are about to take their final exam: surviving for over fifty days in a derelict ship. But when they arrive, they discover that instead of ten students, there are eleven. One of them doesn't belong ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, academy, telepathy, cyborgs, exam, impostor, alien, space travel, survival, culture clash, mission gone awry, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Son Goku Jr. is the grand-grandson of the legendary warrior Son Goku, unlike his predecessor he's not a brave fighter. He's constantly picked on by school bullies, his grandmother Pan sees this and she's worried, but even tough Goku ...
Style: feel good, stylized, suspenseful, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: It has been thirteen years since the Androids began their killing rampage and Son Gohan is the only person fighting back. He takes Bulma's son Trunks as a student and even gives his own life to save Trunks's. Now Trunks must figure out a ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, martial arts, battles, genocide, alternate timeline, androids, dragon, superhero, good versus evil, distopia, teacher student relationship, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Battle of the Planets (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Battle of the Planets cast five young people as G-Force, consisting of Mark, Jason, Princess, Keyop, and Tiny. G-Force protects Earth from planet Spectra and other attacks from beyond space. The most prominent field commander of the Spectra forces ...
Style: stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
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Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Wings of Honneamise (1987)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On a future Earth, war between the Kingdom of Honneamise and its rival, The Republic, is inevitable. As evolving technology creates new ways to wage war, a small group seeks to propel mankind into space in their world’s first spaceflight program. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, visually appealing, weird ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, conspiracy, astronaut, assassination, fighting the system, politics, underdog, space and aliens, escapades, danger, heroes ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: battles, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, danger, escapades, political unrest, rivalry, space wars, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Duration: 45 min.
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Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time: future
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Style: futuristic, epic, exciting, tense, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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