Movies like Heavy Metal

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Heavy Metal (1981)
 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, humorous, semi serious, stylized, unusual plot structure, offbeat ...
Plot: graphic violence, heavy metal, adventure, good versus evil, space station, nudity (full frontal - brief), space travel, danger, intergalactic, androids and robots, violence, cult, rock, betrayal, spacecraft, alternate reality, gunfight, space and aliens, alien, drug use, flying car, fight scenes, fantasy world, ufo, taxi driver ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Heavy Metal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, visually appealing, serious and exciting films with plots about heroes, adventure, escapades, mentor, storytelling, imaginary and danger mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Heavy Metal: Fire and Ice (1983), Gandahar (1987), Wizards (1977), Time Masters (1982), Memories (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Heavy Metal 2000 (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Upon discovery of a shard of what could be the Loc-Nar, a miner named Tyler becomes possessed with an insatiable hunger for power and a thirst for immortality. On his way to the planet of youth, Tyler wipes out most of a space colony and kidnaps a ...
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, female protagonist, good versus evil, obsessive quest, brutality, vengeance, murder, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, deadly, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.6
 10K
Fire and Ice (1983)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord, Nekron. The only survivor is a young warrior, Larn, who vows to avenge this act of destruction. The evil continues, ...
Style: epic, adult animation, dark fantasy, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, good versus evil, jungle, warrior, fire, adventure, telekinesis, rotoscoping, heroes, ice, village, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.1
 5K
Gandahar (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: René Laloux, created Gandahar, his final animated feature film. Based on Jean-Pierre Andrevon’s novel Les Hommes-machines contre Gandahar (The Machine-Men versus Gandahar) This fascinating adult animation combines Laloux’s famous imagination ...
Style: surreal, stylized, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: utopia, mutant, nudity (full frontal - brief), robot, surrealism, invasion, experiment gone awry, man versus machine, uncover truth, technology gone awry, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 11K
Wizards (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An ambiguous battle between good and evil wages in a post-apocalyptic earth populated by netherworld creatures who have re-emerged after the nuclear winter. Two wizard twin brothers - the evil Blackwolf and the good Avatar - battle for supremacy. ...
Style: epic, surreal, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, magic, surrealism, mutant, world war two, twins, rotoscoping, twin brother, assassin, sword fight, robot, elf ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 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%
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.5
 3K
Rock & Rule (1983)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, futuristic, cult film ...
Plot: rock, good versus evil, rock band, cocaine, musician, self sacrifice, demon, musician's life, imaginary, rescue, music band, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Comprising of two alternate episodes which were first intended to take the place of episodes 25 and 26, this finale answers many of the questions surrounding ...
Style: psychological, mecha, futuristic, twist ending, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: philosophy, insanity, loneliness, evil alien, youth, apocalypse, space wars, end of the world, catastrophe, rebirth, save the world, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Led by a strange dream, scientist Aki Ross struggles to collect the eight spirits in the hope of creating a force powerful enough to protect the planet. With the aid of the Deep Eyes Squadron and her mentor, Dr. Sid, Aki must save the Earth from its ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, alien, post apocalypse, infected, scientist, space travel, military, save the world, human versus alien, adventure, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: arizona, new york, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Lord of the Rings (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.
Style: atmospheric, scenic, exciting, serious, dark fantasy ...
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, mission, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, danger, save the world, elf, wizards ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 4K
Dead Leaves (2004)
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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, future dystopia, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, survival, escapades, superhero, cloning, imaginary, robot ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and ...
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, hate, master warrior, crimes, escapades, adventure, lone wolves, supernatural, criminal's revenge, mortal combat ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 12K
Hulk Vs. (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two stories featuring Marvel's anti-hero The Incredible Hulk and his encounters with the X-Man Wolverine and the god known as Thor.
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, serious, anthology ...
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, superhero, battles, monster, supernatural, danger, adventure, undercover, chaos, experiment gone awry, mischievous children, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, ancient history, 80s
Place: usa, canada, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley Of The Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the world, ecology, steampunk, apocalypse, post apocalypse, environmentalism, toxic, princess, hopes, adventure, airplane, strong female presence ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, emotional, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, mythology, adventure, princess, demon, talking animals, heroic mission, danger, in the woods, human spirit, master warrior, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock and his fearless crew face off against the space invaders who seek to conquer the planet Earth.
Style: futuristic, epic, exciting, tense, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, pirate, adventure, space wars, battles, rebelliousness, society, space battle, rebellion, hopes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 60K
Titan A.E. (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Dredge are bent on mankind's destruction.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: space battle, spacecraft, alien, heroic mission, outer space, mission, space station, scientist, alien encounter, adventure, galaxy, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Planet Express crew return from cancellation, only to be robbed blind by hideous "sprunging" scam artists. Things go from bad to worse when the scammers hack Bender, start traveling through time, and take Earth over entirely! Will ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, futuristic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, androids and robots, destiny, space and aliens, computer virus, save the world, misfit partners, imaginary, escapades, professor, danger, partners ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012, 20th century ...
Place: new york, new york state, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, 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 ⇓
24%
 7.2
 109K
Treasure Planet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms. But, soon, Jim realizes Silver is a pirate intent ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, semi serious, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, steampunk, adventure, outer space, space travel, treasure hunt, disney, androids and robots, adventurer, treasure, spacecraft, alien ...
Time: future, distant future, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An action epic that explores the origins of the Aqua Teen Hunger Force (better known as Master Shake, Frylock, and Meatwad,) who somehow become pitted in a battle over an immortal piece of exercise equipment.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, adult animation, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mad scientist, adventure, heroic mission, disorder, partners, goofy hero, heroes, surrealism, robot, obsession, cia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon (1965)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story concerns a homeless boy named Ricky, or Ted in the Japanese version. After seeing a movie about Gulliver he meets Professor Gulliver himself in a forest. Gulliver is now an elderly, space-traveling scientist. With Dr. Gulliver's ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, androids and robots, youth, man versus machine, battles, killer robot, evil empire, distant planet, space wars, heroic mission, adventurer, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, 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 ⇓
21%
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Galaxy Express 999 (1979)
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 ...
Style: touching, bleak, stylized, futuristic, contemplative ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: outer space, space travel, cyborgs, train, street kid, last wish, space station, passenger, train ride, intergalactic, emotionless, graphic violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, adult animation, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, creature, survival, distant planet, future war, insect, heroes, danger, deadly, military, soldier, mad scientist ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, tragic hero, unrequited love, supernatural ability, supernatural, adventure, future dystopia, rivalry, escapades, danger, heroic mission, teenage life ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bison, the ruthless leader of the international terrorist organization Shadowlaw, has been desperately searching for the greatest fighter on the planet for years. He finds it in Ryu, a young wanderer who never stays in one place long enough for ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, clever, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, heroes, street fighter, undercover, escapades, danger, imaginary, superior, heroic mission, master villain, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, usa, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. For the first time, D faces serious competition. The Markus Brothers, a ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, serious, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, monster, supernatural, gory, bounty hunter, adventure, danger, werewolf, goth, immortality, kidnapping ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
 13K
Tekkonkinkreet (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When mysterious foreign entrepreneurs appear with the intention of tearing down Treasure Town and replacing it with an amusement park, Black and White face their greatest adversaries yet. It is up to the destructive Black to save the fate of the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, enigmatic, colourful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, friends, adventure, orphan, danger, crimes, flying, heroic mission, mischievous children, heroes, save the day, escapades ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When time travel allows a past wrong to be righted for The Flash and his family, the ripples of the event prove disastrous as a fractured, alternate reality now exists where a Justice League never formed, and even Superman is nowhere to be found. ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: superhero, alternate timeline, changing the past or future, save the world, super strength, hopes, race against time, time travel, adventure, heroes, chases and races, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: usa, big ben london, washington d.c., paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%