Movies like The Machine Girl

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The Machine Girl (2008)
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The Machine Girl (2008)
Original name: 片腕マシンガール
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a young, Japanese schoolgirl is destroyed when her family is killed by a Ninja-Yakuza family. Her hand cut off, she replaces it with various machines-of-death, and seeks revenge
Style: rough, surreal, exciting, dark humor, harsh, stylized, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, female killer, vigilantism, vengeance, gory, gangsters, murder, violence spree, danger, teenage life, disfigurement, girl heroine, yakuza, teenage girl, mercilessness, orphan, mechanic, schoolgirl, gatling gun, crimes, youth, heroes, friends, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspenseful, stylized and exciting films with plots about gore, gory, deadly, danger, rivalry, blood and vengeance mostly in Action, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like The Machine Girl: Gothic & Lolita Psycho (2010), Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013), Samurai Princess (2009), Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991), Lady Snowblood (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gothic & Lolita Psycho (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Yuki lives at home in peace until one day a unit of assassins breaks in and kill her mother. In order to revenge herself Yuki becomes a demon of vengeance by donning gothic lolita clothing, using a parasol as a deadly weapon, and executing the ...
Style: gothic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, japanese woman, vengeance, gory, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, murder, track down, tough heroes, lolita ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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100%
Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In Japan, gonzo filmmakers hatch a three-pronged plan to save an actress's career, end a yakuza war and make a hit movie.
Style: humorous, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: yakuza, filmmaking, gang war, vengeance, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, crimes, deadly, chaos, female killer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Samurai Princess (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When 11 of her friends are raped and murdered, leaving the Samurai Princess (Aino Kishi) the only survivor, she becomes infused with her comrades' souls. Transformed into an android, she sets out to avenge their deaths. Dai Mizuno co-stars as ...
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, imaginary, gory, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, violence spree, master warrior, deadly, samurai, androids and robots, life is a bitch, danger ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hard man Ricky is incarcerated in a futuristic prison where ultra-violence is his only means of survival in the corrupt, sadistic system. He must battle his way quite literally 'through' the feared 'gang of four', and undergo ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, exploitation, vengeance, violence, death, knocked out, megalomaniac, animal abuse, superhuman powers, danger, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 12K
Lady Snowblood (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive. Later her mother ends up in prison with only revenge to keep her alive. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, vengeance, murder, female killer, martial arts, childbirth, vigilantism, samurai, track down, danger, assassination, child birth ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ichi the Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, dark humor, banned film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: massacre, masochist, hitman, gang, danger, rage, psychopath, sadism, gory, gangsters, violence, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in a future-world vision of Tokyo where the police have been privatized and bitter self-mutilation is so casual that advertising is often specially geared to the "cutter" demographic, this is the story of samurai-sword-wielding Ruka ...
Style: dark humor, surreal, disturbing, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, future dystopia, revenge, head wound, supernatural, fighting crime, freak, rivalry, crime, crimes, deadly virus ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Feast III: The Happy Finish (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The survivors are saved by the mysterious prophet Shot Bus Gus, who seemingly has the ability to control the beasts. He leads them into the sewers as they travel to the big city. Along the way they get help from karate expert Jean-Claude Seagal and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, mutant, psychopath, gang, mad scientist, crimes, danger, mysterious character, deadly creature, chases and races, zombie, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.3
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Feast (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, deadly creature, siege, violence spree, deadly, danger, escapades, graphic violence, impregnation, loss of child, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vigilante homeless man pulls into a new city and finds himself trapped in urban chaos, a city where crime rules and where the city's crime boss reigns. Seeing an urban landscape filled with armed robbers, corrupt cops, abused prostitutes and ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, visually appealing, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: massacre, homeless, vigilante, vigilantism, brutality, social decay, violence spree, violence, vengeance, bum, fighting crime, absurdism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: High school student Mizushima receives Valentines Day chocolates from the new student, Monami. Little did she know that the chocolates contained traces of Monami's vampire blood. He gets infected from eating them and Monami confesses that she ...
Style: rough, stylized, not serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, mad scientist, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, deadly creature, youth, rivalry, deadly, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 3K
Gun Woman (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A brilliant doctor on a quest for revenge buys a young woman and trains her to be the ultimate assassin, implanting gun parts in her body that she must later assemble and use to kill her target before she bleeds to death.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, master criminal, crimes, violence spree, danger, good versus evil, deadly, rivalry, gory, murder, female assassin, gunfight ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Chanbara Beauty (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dead have risen to feast on the flesh of the living, and just when it seems that all hope for humanity has been lost, bikini girls with machine guns take one last shot at saving mankind from certain extinction. In the near future, a deranged ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, katana, experiment gone awry, martial arts, supernatural, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, gory, deadly, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 178K
Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Style: rough, exciting, suspense, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, car chase, serial killer, zombie, friendship, exploitation, killer, gory, revenge, crimes, woman in danger, cannibalism ...
Time: year 2007, 70s
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, mexico, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, gang rape, vengeance, rapist, danger, woman in danger, strong violent content, rape revenge, sexual humiliation, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 1K
Helldriver (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Stilling reeling from the events of a zombie apocalypse, a young woman, along with a group of allies, makes her way across a dystopian Japan in search of her mother, the Zombie Queen.
Style: suspenseful, rough, dark humor, surreal, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, evil alien, chaos, apocalypse, deadly virus, infected, gory, deadly, danger, chaos and mayhem, save the world, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the fourth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin and battles Retsudo, head of the Yagyu clan, and his son Gunbei.
Style: stylized, contemplative, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, female killer, hitman, assassin, crimes, lone wolves, cult, parents and children, strong violent content, deadly, master warrior ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mutant Girls Squad (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rin a young high school student is your everyday awkward girl who gets bullied by her fellow students. On her 16th birthday, Rin gets an unexpected surprise: she finds out that she is, on her father's side, a half-mutant.
Style: suspense, tense, dark humor, absurd, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, schoolgirl, body horror, murder, violence, death, exploitation, bloodbath, nurse, cook, gore, cooking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Shrunken Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three teens killed by a local crime boss return for revenge after a witch doctor revives them through voodoo magic.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, scary, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, voodoo, supernatural ability, rivalry, master criminal, rescue, supernatural, good versus evil, gangsters, heroes, gang, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 10K
Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: scary, rough, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, criminal heroes, woman in danger, family in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, stalking, misfit, deadly, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 14K
Azumi (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is Azumi, the ...
Style: serious, rough, breathtaking, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, good versus evil, vengeance, survival, elimination, adventure, deadly, danger, introspection, visceral ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 2K
Tokyo Zombie (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two Japanese friends accidentally kill their boss and dump his remains in Black Fuji, a mountain/landfill hybrid. This leads to poor results when the chemicals of the landfill mix with the corpse (and many other corpses) to give rise to a zombie ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, friendship, parody, martial arts, supernatural, apocalypse, deadly, buddies, rivalry, danger, chaos, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 4K
Ichi (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ichi is a blind entertainer that travels the countryside with her traditional Japanese guitar and walking stick. She’s in search for the kind man that brought her up as a child, but because of her beauty she encounters problems every step of the ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, blind woman, samurai, ninja, heroes, danger, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, deadly, female killer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 200K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, rough, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, violent, survival, save the world, infected, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, chaos and mayhem, military base, anti hero, violence, gory ...
Time: 2000s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 2K
RoboGeisha (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sisters Yoshie and Kikue are two Geisha who are abducted by a mysterious organization to be transformed into murderous cyborg assassins.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, geisha, assassin, crimes, rivalry, danger, chaos, escapades, martial arts, transformation, conspiracy, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 255K
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, partners, masked vigilante, double life, crime fighter, good versus evil, heroes, secret identity, fighting crime, superhero team, masked hero, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 491
Organ (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two police detectives Numata and Tosaka infiltrate a group of underground black market human organ dealers. Things go haywire during a raid on the group's surgical headquarters. Numata barely escapes, while a wounded Tosaka gets left behind. ...
Style: scary, surreal, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black market, murder, rivalry, life is a bitch, supernatural, chases and races, crime, private detective, investigation, disorder, gory, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cheerleader Camp (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alison follows her friends to a summer camp for cheerleaders. But she is having bad nightmares. Her boyfriend has followed her to the camp but he seems to be more interested in the other girls, girls who sooner or later are found brutally murdered. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, summer camp, violence, cheerleader, gory, slasher, danger, stalking, crimes, contests and competitions, nightmare ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 4K
Mother's Day (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three girls discover that two men are willing to do anything to impress Mother and what impresses Mother is watching her sons commit acts of rape and murder. Now these women are prisoners and lowered to pawns in the game of checkers between two dim ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, kidnapping, reunion, rape, survival, mentally unstable, youth, violence spree, wilderness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dead or Alive (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ryūichi and his small gang of Triad vie for control of the Japanese underworld in a crime-ridden Shinjuku quarter while Detective Jojima tries to bring it down. Jojima attempts to start a gang war between the Triad and yakuza. Ryūichi and Jojima ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: massacre, gangsters, danger, contests and competitions, stripper, vengeance, brutality, yakuza, drugs, gratuitous violence, violent, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%