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Pokemon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)
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Pokemon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)
Original name: 劇場版ポケットモンスター ミュウツーの逆襲
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The adventure explodes into action with the debut of Mewtwo, a bio-engineered Pokemon created from the DNA of Mew, the rarest of all Pokemon. Determined to prove its superiority, Mewtwo lures Ash, Pikachu and others into a Pokemon match like none before. Mewtwo vs. Mew. Super-clones vs. Pokemon. It's the ultimate showdown ... with the very future of the world at stake!
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, surprise ending, based on cult tv series, melancholic, intense, idiotic, light, surreal ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friends, imaginary, friendship, good versus evil, cloning, heroes, danger, heroic mission, rivalry, young heroes, supernatural power, creator, revenge, research laboratory, family, violence, destiny, death, superhuman powers, save the world, experiment gone awry, chases and races, animal life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and stylized films with plots about adventure, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, danger and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Pokemon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back: Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003), Pokemon (1997), Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999), Pokemon (1997), Pokemon: Power of One (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rivalry, friends, good versus evil, danger, escapades, obsessive quest, young heroes, heroic mission, imaginary, dragon, animal training ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
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Pokemon (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of many friends, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for new Pokémon, while avoiding the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized
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Time: 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were made; an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in front of Cameron Palace in Kanto that would leave no survivors. He ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Digimon(デジモン Dejimon, branded as Digimon: Digital Monsters), short for "Digital Monsters"(デジタルモンスター Dejitaru Monsutā), is a Japanese media franchise encompassing digital toys, anime, manga, video games and ...
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Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friends, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroic mission, monster, rescue, save the world, escapades, danger, parallel world ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pokemon (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Join Ash Ketchum, accompanied by his partner Pikachu, as he travels through many regions, meets new friends and faces new challenges on his quest to become a Pokémon Master.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, theft, childhood, animal training, imaginary, adventure, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, contests and competitions, heroes, owner, family ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Pokemon: Power of One (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
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Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video sequel to Pokémon: The First Movie, Ash, Misty, and Brock continue exploring the Johto region, then have to rescue Pikachu after Jessie and James of Team Rocket kidnap him. The search leads them to the hidden plateau where ...
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Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
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Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Molly Hale's sadness of her father's disappearance get to her, she unknowingly uses the Unown to create her own dream world along with Entei, who she believes to be her father. When Entei kidnaps Ash's mom, Ash along with Misty ...
Style: based on cult tv series
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Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 15K
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32%
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 3K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 12K
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Country: USA, Japan
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Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, cult film ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, cult film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Secret of the Sword (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been six years since that summer adventure when Taichi Yagami and the rest of the DigiDestined crossed over to the Digital World. And nearly three years have passed since the final battle between Hikari Yagami's group and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
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Country: USA, South Korea, Australia
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Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, surreal ...
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