Movies and TV shows like Psycho-Pass

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Psycho-Pass (2012)
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Psycho-Pass (2012)
Original name: サイコパス
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Psycho-Pass is a Japanese anime television series that takes place in the future where it is possible to instantaneously measure a person's mental state, personality, and the probability that a person will commit crimes with a device installed on each citizen's body called the Psycho-Pass. It follows members of Unit One of the Public Safety Bureau's Criminal Investigation Division and the crimes they investigate.
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, neo noir, seinen, psychological
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, graphic violence, master criminal, human nature, police investigation, partners against crime, mastermind, crimes, chase, society, criminal, distopia, anarchist, policewoman, life is a bitch, psychology, investigation, psychopath, anarchy, manhunt, death, police, brutality, conspiracy ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Psycho-Pass

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, stylized, serious and futuristic films and TV series with plots about danger, rivalry, cyberpunk, society, crimes, imaginary and investigation mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Psycho-Pass: Psycho-Pass: The Movie (2015), Death Note (2006), Terror in Resonance (2014), A Scanner Darkly (2006), Ergo Proxy (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Psycho-Pass: The Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Year 2116—The Japanese government begins to export the Sibyl System unmanned drone robots to troubled countries, and the system spreads throughout the world. A state in the midst of a civil war, SEAUn (the South East Asia Union), brings in the ...
Style: exciting, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: cyberpunk, terrorism, conspiracy, injustice, investigation, police, trap, interrogation, military police, murder, manhunt, criminal ...
Time: near future
Place: japan, southeast asia, tokyo
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100%
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Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: anti hero, mind game, anti heroes, secret identity, intelligence, vigilante, crimes, law enforcement, supernatural ability, battle of wits, artifact, supernatural ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to ...
Style: psychological, tragic ending, touching, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, orphan, hacker, tragic hero, human experiment, anti hero, tragedy, childhood friend, police, terrorist, anti heroes ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Scanner Darkly (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.
Style: psychedelic, neo noir, psychological, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: drug abuse, losing-it hero, undercover, disorder, addiction, society, fighting crime, future dystopia, surveillance, schizophrenia, hallucination, split personality ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 13K
Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, society, androids and robots, murder, investigation, future dystopia, utopia, mysterious character, adventure, apocalypse, danger, mystery ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
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Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Beauty is only skin deep, but when you can’t see beneath the skin, how can you know what you’re really dealing with? In a world where perfect androids called Boomers have infiltrated every aspect of society, it’s the job of Branch to maintain ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Plot: androids and robots, chaos, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, future dystopia, society, imaginary, supernatural, man versus machine, a.i., danger, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Moriarty the Patriot (2020)
Genre: Animation, Crime, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the late 19th century, the British Empire nobility reigns while its working class suffers at their hands. Sympathetic to their plight, William James Moriarty wants to topple it all. Frustrated by the systemic inequity, Moriarty strategizes to fix ...
Style: stylized, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: master criminal, aristocracy, master villain, tough guy, villain, moral dilemma, society, mind game, crimes, undercover, bandit, dark hero ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs hackers, sharpshooters, detectives and cyborgs all in an ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, cyborgs, cyberspace, hacker, man versus machine, a.i., mind game, investigation, robot, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future, 2030s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster'. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 is a reproduced version of its original 1995 ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: cyberpunk, female spy, androids and robots, cyberspace, cyborgs, terrorism, hacker, woman fights a man, future dystopia, anti heroine, mind game, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 76K
Paprika (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: investigation, hallucination, mental illness, surveillance, deception, villain, scientist, psychiatrist, introspection, doctors and patients, fairy, dreams ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, futuristic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, cyborgs, hacker, cyberspace, policewoman, androids and robots, distopia, mind game, chase, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.9
 95K
Cowboy Bebop (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In 2071, roughly fifty years after an accident with a hyperspace gateway made the Earth almost uninhabitable, humanity has colonized most of the rocky planets and moons of the Solar System. Amid a rising crime rate, the Inter Solar System Police ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bounty hunter, outer space, jazz, future dystopia, escapades, friendship, space travel, neo-noir, hacker, buddies, fighting crime, warrior ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Darker Than Black (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones.
Style: rough, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, secret agents, future dystopia, supernatural, dark past, paranormal phenomena, investigation, escapades, top secret, fate of humanity, transformation, fighting crime ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rin: Daughters of Mnemosyne (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Rin Asogi is an immortal private detective with a thirst for vodka and a talent for attracting things that go bump in the night. In a series of nightmarish vignettes spanning sixty-five years, Rin's lush body is sadistically pierced, blown up, ...
Style: seinen, exciting, ecchi, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, private detective, immortality, investigation, mystery, danger, crimes, haunted by the past, track down, cloning, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Elfen Lied (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Diclonius, a mutated homo sapien that is said to be selected by God and will eventually become the destruction of mankind, possesses two horns in their heads, and has a "sixth sense" which gives it telekinetic abilities. Due to this ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, dark fantasy, rough, bleak ...
Plot: split personality, life is a bitch, supernatural, childhood trauma, supernatural ability, sadism, sexual abuse, memory loss, experiment gone awry, mutant, evil, social misfits ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Groundbreaking director Mamoru Oshii continues to push the boundaries of art and anime with this universally acclaimed cyber thriller following cyborg detective Batou as he tries to unravel the reasons for a murderous robot revolt in the year 2032. ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, androids and robots, investigation, androids, crimes, computers and web, imaginary, mind game, good versus evil, fighting crime, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
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Guilty Crown (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guilty Crown is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G which aired on Fuji TV's noitaminA program block from October 2011. The story revolves around Shu Ouma, a high school boy who inadvertently obtains an ability ...
Style: mecha, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, imaginary, heroes, future dystopia, teenage love, chaos, fighting the system, young heroes, youth, terrorism, supernatural ability, super strength ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 2K
No. 6 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the near future, most of mankind now lives in a handful of city states. There, for the privileged elite, life should be perfect. But for young Sion, life has become a nightmare since letting a strange boy spend the night in his apartment. ...
Style: yaoi, atmospheric, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Plot: social differences, future dystopia, uncover truth, plague, life turned upside down, conspiracy, society, secret organization, fugitives, escapades, infected, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ghost in the Shell Arise - Border 2: Ghost Whispers (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Freed of her responsibilities with the 501 Organization, Motoko Kusanagi must now learn how to take orders from Aramaki. Someone hacks the Logicomas, and Batou enlists the help of former army intelligence officer Ishikawa and former air artillery ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, psychological ...
Plot: androids and robots, cyberpunk, terrorism, fighting crime, mind game, technology gone awry, imaginary, mystery, undercover, a.i., partners against crime, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Appleseed XIII (2011)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Appleseed XIII is a 2011 Japanese CGI anime adaptation of Masamune Shirow's science fiction manga series Appleseed. Composed of 13 episodes, the series retold the exploits of ES.W.A.T. member Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos. The series ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, terrorism, good versus evil, a.i., androids and robots, future dystopia, crimes, danger, chaos, fighting crime, rivalry, society ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Psycho-Pass 3: First Inspector (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Inspector Kei Mikhail Ignatov finds himself involved with an organization named Bifrost with the possibility of freeing his wife if he betrays Unit One. Koichi Azusawa coordinates an assault on the Public Safety Bureau tower using his hacker Obata, ...
Style: seinen, futuristic, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, conspiracy, police, criminal, uncover truth, danger, rivalry, fighting crime, crimes, team, law and order, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ultraviolet: Code 044 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In 2140, rebels infected with Phage are fighting for independence from corporate government on a space-station-turned-metropolis. Genetically modified melancholic 19-year-old dying corporate female assassin will decide the outcome.
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: deadly virus, military, imaginary, cloning, genetic engineering, strong female presence, graphic violence, superhuman powers, danger, master warrior, escapades, soldier ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Patlabor: The Movie (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mysterious suicide and a series of unmanned robot run-aways sparks off a Police investigation into the suspicious software on-board thousands of industrial robots around Tokyo.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, robot, conspiracy, police, save the day, crimes, chaos, infected, weapon system, heroic mission, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To find Ilona and unlock the secrets of her disappearance, Karas must plunge deep into the parallel worlds of corporate espionage, organized crime and genetic research - where the truth imprisons whoever finds it first and miracles can be bought but ...
Style: neo noir, futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monopoly, police detective, investigation, disappearance, corporation, law enforcement, rescue, crimes, woman in danger, life is a bitch, danger, confined ...
Time: future
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ghost in the Shell Arise - Border 4: Ghost Stands Alone (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The upcoming installment's story takes place amidst signs of postwar reconstruction in the winter of 2028. Tensions are rising in New Port City as demonstrations are held concerning the interests of foreign cartels. This leads to a shooting ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, dark, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, cyberpunk, imaginary, technology gone awry, law enforcement, mind game, rivalry, danger, government agency, uncover truth, chases and races ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ghost in the Shell Arise - Border 3: Ghost Tears (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Posing as lovers on vacation, Motoko and Batou work to try to stop a terrorist organization whose symbol is the Scrasath. Meanwhile, Togusa investigates a murder of a man who possessed a prosthetic leg manufactured by the Mermaid's Leg ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Plot: androids and robots, cyberpunk, police investigation, terrorism, fighting crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, a.i., imaginary, deadly, undercover ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Rune Ballot is a down-and-out teen prostitute in Mardock City. One day, she's picked up by an ambitious casino manager named Shell who gives her everything she could want. Renewed by a false innocence, a false past, and now the false life Shell ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: prostitute, starting over, vengeance, androids and robots, cyberpunk, crimes, artificial intelligence, woman in danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Cop Craft (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: 15 years ago, an unknown hyperspace gate opened over the Pacific. Beyond this gate lies Reto Semaani, a strange alternate world where fairies and monsters live. San Teresa City—a city where over two million immigrants live from both worlds. As a ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, adventure, portal, partners against crime, magic, imaginary, supernatural, human nature, curses spells and rituals, rescue, freedom, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
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Kiddy Grade (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Two women carry out missions and fight crime across the galaxy.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, adventure, imaginary, a.i., danger, undercover, space travel, ghost, state affairs, government agency, save the world, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cyber City Oedo 808 (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: In the city of Oedo 2808a.d., three Cyber criminals are given two choices, to either rot in jail or to join a special force of the Cyber Police to get possibly one more chance at freedom ever again. For each criminal apprehended, and for each ...
Style: seinen, neo noir, vintage, cult movie cast
Plot: cyborgs, police, cyberpunk, distopia, gunfight, neo-noir, angst, terrorism, ruse, mohawk haircut, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, convict ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%