Movies like Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
 7.9
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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
Original name: カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Mars. Days before Halloween 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger, even more devastating biochemical attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture of the person behind the destruction. On the space ship "Bebop," Spike Spiegel and his crew of bounty hunters (Jet Black, Faye Valentine, Ed and Ein) are bored and short of cash. But with the news of the reward, everything changes....
Style: atmospheric, witty, exciting, surreal, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, mars, danger, good versus evil, outer space, anti heroes, anti hero, martial arts, bounty hunter, vengeance, crimes, gang, partners, heroic mission, revenge, race against time, escapades, rivalry, reward, neo noir, halloween, space travel, heroes, hallucination ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about danger, violence, rivalry, escapades, heroes, vengeance and gun mostly in Animation, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Cowboy Bebop: The Movie: Cowboy Bebop (1998), Akira (1988), Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000), Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008), Gungrave (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cowboy Bebop (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, tragicomedy, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bounty hunter, space travel, outer space, future dystopia, escapades, jazz, buddies, neo-noir, friendship, hacker, fighting crime, neo noir ...
Time: future, 21st century
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100%
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Akira (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: surreal, atmospheric, cult film, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, military, motorcycle gang, experiment, protest, mutation, government corruption, distopia, scientist, nuclear holocaust, save the world, hallucination ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s, year 2019, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, monster, woman in danger, supernatural, gory, adventure, danger, bounty hunter, immortality, kidnapping, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ 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: stylized, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: cyberpunk, female spy, cyberspace, androids and robots, terrorism, hacker, woman fights a man, future dystopia, anti heroine, mind game, uncover truth, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?
Style: stylized, bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, secret identity, gang, batman, mutant, heroic mission, crimes, mortal combat, comeback, middle aged ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Batman has stopped the reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon his city. Now an old foe wants a reunion and the government wants The Man of Steel to put a stop to Batman.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret identity, distopia, superhero, police officer, batman, fighting crime, heroes, good versus evil, imaginary, crimes, billionaire, protector ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., soviet union
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29%
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Gungrave (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Gungrave is a Japanese animated television series based on the video game of the same name, created by Yasuhiro Nightow. The series is directed by Toshiyuki Tsuru, from a screenplay by Yousuke Kuroda, and produced by Madhouse Studios. The series ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gang, friendship, hitman, murder, violence, heroic mission, leadership, obsessive quest, rise and fall, presumed dead, tragic hero ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
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100%
Batman: Year One (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Two men come to Gotham City: Bruce Wayne after years abroad feeding his lifelong obsession for justice and Jim Gordon after being too honest a cop with the wrong people elsewhere. After learning painful lessons about the city's corruption on ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, batman, vigilantism, police corruption, origin of hero, danger, gadget, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, partners against crime, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, robot, conspiracy, police, save the day, crimes, weapon system, infected, chaos, future dystopia, neo noir, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, heroes, crimes, secret identity, fighting crime, master villain, heroic mission, save the day, danger, future dystopia, aging ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, investigation, androids, androids and robots, 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 ⇓
27%
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An old flame of Bruce Wayne's strolls into town, re-heating up the romance between the two. At the same time, a mass murderer with an axe for one hand begins systematically eliminating Gotham's crime bosses. Due to the person's dark ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, double life, vigilantism, good versus evil, millionaire, old love, secret identity, crimes, vengeance, fighting crime, mysterious character, killing off one by one ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, psychological, surreal, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: drug abuse, losing-it hero, addiction, undercover, neo noir, disorder, society, fighting crime, law enforcement, future dystopia, surveillance, schizophrenia ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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100%
Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Based on the hit video game series, Batman must find a bomb planted by the Joker while dealing with a mysterious team of villains called, The Suicide Squad.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, danger, batman, good versus evil, vengeance, crimes, escapades, master villain, heroes, violence, brutality, murder ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (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, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, giant, post apocalypse, apocalypse, imaginary, good versus evil, danger, escapades, man versus machine, evil alien, adventure, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Superman/Doomsday (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, danger, secret identity, double life, crime wave, super strength, superhuman powers, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, hate, master warrior, crimes, supernatural, adventure, escapades, lone wolves, danger, mortal combat ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the Second Impact, Tokyo-3 is being attacked by giant creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind. The child Shinji's objective is to fight the Angels by piloting one of the mysterious Evangelion mecha units. A remake of the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, saga ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, chaos, angel, pilot, battles, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, supernatural, future dystopia, danger, heroes ...
Time: near future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Explore Bruce Wayne's transition from his beginning as a tormented vigilantee to The Dark Knight of a crumbling metropolis with six distinct chapters but intended to be viewed as a whole.
Style: anthology, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, rivalry, lone wolves, danger, justice, heroes, gadget, irony of fate, crime fighter, organized crime ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, futuristic, exciting, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, artificial intelligence, policewoman, cyborgs, hacker, technology gone awry, distopia, mind game, chase, androids and robots, cyberspace ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
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, rough, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, chaos, ghost, crimes, adventure, man versus machine, supernatural, a.i., rescue, woman in danger, future dystopia, investigation ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Based on Takao Saito's graphic novel, Golgo 13 is Japan's most celebrated and notorious assassin, and a man as adept with a rifle as he is with the ladies. He meets his match here in Queen Bee, the leader of a South American liberation ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, femme fatale, mysterious character, track down, terrorism, violence spree, chase, rivalry, life is a bitch, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Place: japan, asia, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Indestructible to his enemies and irresistible to women, the professional assassin codenamed Golgo 13 is shrouded in mystery and anonymity. If you're on his hit list, you're already dead. Always hired on his reputation alone, Golgo never ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, assassination attempt, undercover, danger, assassination, espionage, murder, obsession, s&m, hitman, professional killer, assassin ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, sicily, usa, europe, sicily italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation III: Love is the Pulse of the Stars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Universal Century 0087, Char Aznable has now become the leader of the AEUG. Scirocco, the man from Jupiter, schemes to seize control of the Titans. Haman, the Axis leader, is attempting to restore the Zabi family. Through politics and strategy, ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: battles, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, collision, space station, danger, space and aliens, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his ‘partner in crime’, Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, talky, comic, atmospheric ...
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, danger, frame up, false accusation, adventure, heroism, save the world, imaginary, save the planet ...
Place: tokyo, new york, washington d.c., japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham.
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vigilantism, murder, superhero, heroic mission, fighting crime, crimes, secret identity, future dystopia, teenage life, danger, undercover, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2010s, 21st century, year 2019
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Spriggan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elite superhuman agent must stop a foreign military unit from seizing control of an ancient artifact that holds the key to ultimate power.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, mountain, good versus evil, save the world, danger, secret agents, military, swat team, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, ghost ...
Place: turkey, pentagon, istanbul turkey, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (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: space travel, androids and robots, future dystopia, imaginary, save the world, society, young heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, worldwide chaos, danger, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.8
 420
Sin: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: It is the near future, and the city of Freeport teeters on the verge of total collapse. The twin tides of rampant crime and ruinous graft face only one barrier: the elite strike force HARDCORPS. Led by Colonel John Blade, HARDCORPS is the last force ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., undercover, investigation, fighting crime, leadership, save the world, adventure, heroes, rivalry, heroic mission, society, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 16K
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, imaginary, danger, memories, escapades, chaos, life is a bitch, steampunk, gun ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%