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Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
 7.5
 38K
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
Original name: イノセンス
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, 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. A quest for a killer that becomes a mind bending search for the meaning of life.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, atmospheric, philosophical, thought provoking, bleak, dark, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, androids and robots, investigation, androids, crimes, good versus evil, computers and web, fighting crime, mind game, innocence, escapades, loss of partner, uncover truth, robot, artificial intelligence, distopia, hacker, cyberspace, technology, graphic violence, society, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, futuristic and suspenseful films with plots about androids and robots, danger, imaginary, rivalry, chaos, cyberpunk and robot mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence: Appleseed (2004), Perfect Blue (1997), Appleseed Ex Machina (2007), Battle Angel Alita (1993), Patlabor: The Movie (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: mind bending, philosophical, exciting, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, cyberspace, cyborgs, androids and robots, hacker, policewoman, mind game, chase, technology gone awry, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 18K
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, stylized, futuristic, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, stylized, futuristic, atmospheric
Plot: androids and robots, hacker, crimes, adventure, investigation, politics, terrorism, future dystopia, cyberspace, undercover, fighting crime, a.i. ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, female spy, cyberspace, hacker, terrorism, woman fights a man, future dystopia, anti heroine, uncover truth, mind game, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 8.0
 68K
Perfect Blue (1997)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, stalking, obsession, singer, murder, mind game, actor's life, mentally unstable, crimes, performance, psychopath, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Appleseed Ex Machina (2007)
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 ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, mecha, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, terrorism, heroic mission, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, a.i., battles, androids, clones, military, fight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battle Angel Alita (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Hunter Warrior and cyborg healer named Ido formerly lived in the floating land of Zalem, the paradise that hovers above the refuse heap of Scrap Iron City in which he now resides with his former lover, Chiren. In his travels as a bounty hunter — ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, bleak, futuristic
Plot: bounty hunter, cyberpunk, androids and robots, distopia, cyborgs, nudity (full frontal - brief), apocalypse, robot, graphic violence, future dystopia, genetic engineering, killer robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, dark, humorous, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, mind game, government agency, law enforcement, uncover truth, a.i., fighting crime, track down, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, cyborgs, cyberspace, hacker, man versus machine, a.i., mind game, investigation, robot, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2030s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, technology gone awry, computers and web, space travel, future dystopia, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, save the world, heroic mission, cyberpunk, female warrior, good versus evil, graphic violence, heroes, demolished city, survival ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The year is 2030 and six years have passed since a criminal known only as "The Laughing Man" swept through top medical nanotechnology firms committing acts of cyber-terrorism, kidnapping, and espionage leaving no known suspects. New ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: cyberspace, investigation, hacker, a.i., mind game, terrorism, law enforcement, dishonesty, future dystopia, fighting crime, kidnapping, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 2 - Ghost Whisper (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: stylized, serious, psychological, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: androids and robots, cyberpunk, terrorism, a.i., undercover, mind game, technology gone awry, mystery, fighting crime, partners against crime, partners, police investigation ...
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, starting over, androids and robots, vengeance, crimes, artificial intelligence, heroes, woman in danger, rivalry, cyberpunk, investigation, secret organization ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 178K
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: atmospheric, surreal, serious, psychotronic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, motorcycle gang, experiment, hallucination, protest, military, mutation, scientist, government corruption, gang, distopia, destruction ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s, year 2019, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Naomi Armitage and Ross Sylibus have changed their names and live with their daughter Yoko as a happy and normal family on Mars — until an android riot breaks out at an anti-matter plant on Earth.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, ghost, mars, robot, future dystopia, adventure, good versus evil, haunted by the past, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, a.i., master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 21K
Metropolis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Duke Red has overseen the construction of a massive Ziggurat to extend his power across the whole planet. Tima, a robot-girl built in the image of his deceased daughter, is at the core of these plans. However, after escaping the Duke's clutches ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: metropolis, robot, megalomaniac, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, save the day, uncover truth, adventure, self discovery, androids and robots, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, cyberpunk, police investigation, terrorism, fighting crime, partners against crime, murder, tough law enforcer, uncover truth, technology gone awry, law enforcement, a.i. ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: stranded, death, nightmare, murder, escape, monster, hallucination, island, friends, cemetery, chase, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
WXIII: Patlabor the Movie 3 (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the year 2000 (between the events of Patlabor and Patlabor 2), when the level of Labor accidents begin to escalate around Tokyo Bay, police detectives Kusumi and Hata are assigned to investigate. What they discover leads to a series of ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, neo noir, mecha ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, a.i., save the world, fighting crime, genetic engineering, technology gone awry, robot, androids and robots, giant robots, ghost, law enforcement ...
Time: future, year 2000, 2000s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A Japanese police unit who use giant anthropomorphic robots (called Labors) is caught up in a political struggle between the civilian authorities and the military when a terrorist act is blamed on an Air Force jet. With the aid of a government ...
Style: exciting, serious, saga, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, heroes, special agents, law enforcement, state affairs, crimes, government agency, partners, rebellion, weapon system, chaos, political intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
 14K
Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, androids and robots, society, murder, investigation, future dystopia, utopia, mysterious character, adventure, apocalypse, a.i., mystery ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Black Magic M-66 (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A freelance reporter stumbles on a desperate military operation. An army chopper has crashed and its cargo has been activated. Now there are two killer androids running loose in the wilderness and have the daughter of their inventor as their target. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, chaos, adventure, crimes, a.i., ghost, man versus machine, supernatural, investigation, journalism, rescue, race against time ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 14 years after third impact, Ikari Shinji awakens to a world he does not remember. He hasn't aged. Much of Earth is laid in ruins, Nerv has been dismantled, and people who he once protected have turned against him. Befriending the enigmatic ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, surreal, futuristic ...
Plot: androids and robots, future dystopia, save the world, space travel, worldwide chaos, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, escapades, apocalypse, father son relationship, battles ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ghost In The Shell: The New Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic Japan after the end of a brutal world war, science has advanced by leaps and bounds giving humanity the choice to prolong life and reduce suffering with the use of sophisticated cybernetics. With all of humanity linked into one ...
Style: melancholic, suspense, futuristic
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, cyberspace, fantasy world, artificial intelligence, philosophy, bomb, villain, terrorist group, hacker, scientist, terrorism ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Under constant attack by monstrous creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind, U.N. Special Agency NERV introduces two new EVA pilots to help defend the city of Tokyo-3: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka ...
Style: mecha, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, post apocalypse, apocalypse, giant, escapades, man versus machine, good versus evil, evil alien, transformation, fate of humanity, pilot, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 79K
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, psychedelic ...
Plot: investigation, hallucination, mental illness, surveillance, villain, deception, scientist, psychiatrist, introspection, doctors and patients, fairy, dreams ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Robot Carnival (1987)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An anthology of various tales told in various styles with robots being the one common element among them.
Style: stylized, exciting, surreal, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, androids, giant robots, man versus machine, escapades, a.i., robot as menace, piloted giant robot, killer robot, amusement park, character study, multiple storylines ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG – Individual Eleven (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The year is 2030. Six months passed since the Laughing Man Incident was solved. About 3 million refugees are living in Japan, invited to fill the labor shortage. However, the emergent presence of the invited-refugees intensified their confrontation ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: androids and robots, computer, terrorism, battles, chaos, a.i., hacking, heroes, escapades, rivalry, chaos and mayhem, society ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A new 3D version of Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, visually appealing
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, tough girl, violence, strong female lead, machine, driving, aging, car, suicide, blood, gun ...
Time: 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%