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Parasite Dolls
Original name: パラサイトドールズ
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
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 peace between the people and the plastic. Unfortunately, not all boomers are created perfect, and when boomers go bad, people die. The thin blue line that separates man from machine is about to meet its most horrifying test in Parasite Dolls.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak, stylized
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, apocalypse, future dystopia, parallel world, technology gone awry, danger, imaginary, chaos, ghost, chaos and mayhem, mecha, computers and web, righting the wronged, chases and races, life is a bitch, space and aliens, supernatural, escapades, heroes, rivalry, society, realism, robot ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo

Most similar movies to Parasite Dolls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, stylized, serious and futuristic films and TV series with plots about chaos, androids and robots, heroes, rivalry, imaginary, danger and future dystopia mostly in Sci-Fi, Animation and Action genres. Some movies like Parasite Dolls: Black Magic M-66 (1987), Patlabor: The Movie (1989), Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998), Bubblegum Crisis (1987), Ark (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Magic M-66
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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, soldier, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Patlabor: The Movie
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, talky, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, investigation, suicide, giant robots, fighting the system, technology, neo noir, good versus evil, fight scenes, violence, vengeance, weapons ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   97%
 
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 is a Japanese anime series produced by Anime International Company and funded by ADV Films. A retelling of the 1987 original video animation Bubblegum Crisis, the series premiered on TV Tokyo on October 8, 1998 where it ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, vigilantism ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   70%
 
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: a.i., neo noir, androids and robots, man versus machine, investigation, technology gone awry, uncover truth, computers and web, future dystopia, robot, cyberpunk, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   77%
 
Bubblegum Crisis
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In the near future, Tokyo was left flattened as a result from a great earthquake. A new city, MegaTokyo, was then recreated due in no small part from the aid of a multi-million dollar company, Genom Corp. Genom created and mass-produced ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, bleak, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, superhero, fighting crime, man versus machine, chaos and mayhem, cyberpunk, future dystopia, technology gone awry, crimes, danger, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   72%
 
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Ark
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The population of the planet Alcyone is split in two; the cultures of the Ceveans and the Storrions are locked in eternal war, destroying their home. Led by their priestess Amiel, the Ceveans constructed the Ark in an attempt to flee their world, ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distant planet, a.i., androids and robots, good versus evil, adventure, man versus machine, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   73%
 
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Vexille
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 2067: Isolation: Japan seals herself off from the eyes of the world in the face of unilateral international policy setting strict limits on the use of robotic technology. The island nation exists only behind a veil of seclusion. No soul shall ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   62%
 
Virus Buster Serge
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Virus Buster Serge, known in Japan simply as Virus is a Japanese media franchise. It originated as an adventure game for the Sega Saturn. It was adapted into an anime television series which was directed by Masami Ōbari, produced by J.C.Staff and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   78%
 
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Oldman Z
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   79%
 
 5.4
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Gunhed
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Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   59%
 
Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
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Time: future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   70%
 
WXIII: Patlabor the Movie 3
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
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Ergo Proxy
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Country: Japan
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   100%
 
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   59%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
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Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   54%
 
Armitage III: Polymatrix
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Country: Japan, USA
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   47%
 
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: futuristic, atmospheric, serious, stylized, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   53%
 
Appleseed Alpha
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Country: Japan, USA
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   46%
 
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Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: futuristic, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   47%
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: psychological, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
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Memories
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Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
 7.4
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RahXephon
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized
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Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   52%
 
Xenosaga: The Animation
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Country: Japan
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Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
Mobile Suit Gundam F91
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: U.C. 0123. After a generation of peace, the Earth Federation has begun to build new space colonies to house humanity's growing population. But a new force, the aristocratic Crossbone Vanguard, plans to seize the colonies of the newly ...
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: battle zone, androids and robots, outer space, superhero, heroic mission, spacecraft, space wars, heroes, imaginary, adventure, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
 6.8
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Burst Angel
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Burst Angel is a Japanese animated television series directed by Koichi Ohata, from a screenplay by Fumihiko Shimo. It was produced by the Gonzo animation studio. Burst Angel takes place in the near future, after a rise in criminal activity forced ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, humorous, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
 7.0
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, psychological
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Time: year 2010, 2010s
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System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
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Kiddy Grade
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., adventure, androids and robots, government agency, master villain, man versus machine, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   0%
 
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