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Oldman Z (1991)
 6.9
 2K
Oldman Z (1991)
Original name: 老人Z
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old man is being treated specially by the Department of Health under the so-called Project Z, a special nursing bed with a 6th generation computer on board. When the pain and loneliness of the old man reaches his ex-private nurse, she decides to rescue him from the government's experiment. Thus begins a wild chase through the busy streets of Tokyo as the 6th generation computer begins to have the personality of the old man's ex-wife and as the government's secret project unfolds.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, space and aliens, heroes, space wars, life is a bitch, a.i., computers and web, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, danger, society, benign alien, imaginary, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, disorder, rivalry, alien encounter, man versus machine, golden years, technology gone awry, nursing, cyberpunk, hacker ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Oldman Z

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about heroes, imaginary, danger, androids and robots, escapades, rivalry and chaos mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Oldman Z: Black Magic M-66 (1987), Vexille (2007), Venus Wars (1989), Ark (2005), Akira (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: rough, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, soldier, computers and web, adventure, crimes, life is a bitch, supernatural, journalism, chaos, race against time, heroes, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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95%
 6.8
 7K
Vexille (2007)
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, master villain, computers and web, heroic mission, a.i., chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, space and aliens, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 1K
Venus Wars (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia. Bubbly reporter Susan Sommers arrives in the capitol of Aphrodia just before it's captured by Ishtar. She falls in with a bunch of ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, adaptation directed by original author
Audience: boys' night
Plot: invasion, reporter, chases and races, escapades, androids and robots, space and aliens, life is a bitch, adventure, chaos and mayhem, space wars, future dystopia, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 556
Ark (2005)
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: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, man versus machine, rivalry, distant planet, heroic mission, a.i., heroes, danger, society, chaos, space travel, destiny ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 8.1
 136K
Akira (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, 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: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, experiment, nihilism, nuclear holocaust, interrogation, scientist, anger, military, destruction, chaos, psychic, rescue ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 424
Parasite Dolls (2003)
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 ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, parallel world, society, righting the wronged, rivalry, supernatural, chaos, ghost, danger, realism, man versus machine, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mecha, chaos, society, monster, transformation, apocalypse, giant, man versus machine, heroes, evil alien, rivalry, angel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
 1K
RahXephon (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In a world where time passes at a crawl and the blood of your neighbor runs blue, 17 year old high school student Ayato Kamina goes about his daily life within Tokyo Jupiter oblivious to the world around him, having been educated with the fact that ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: evil alien, space wars, giant, benign alien, life is a bitch, future dystopia, imaginary, space and aliens, high school, apocalypse, save the world, teenage life ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002)
Genre: Animation, 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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, cyberpunk, violence, robot, rivalry, heroes, fighting crime, mars, adventure, future dystopia, a.i., chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: robot, police, save the day, investigation, chaos, space travel, save the world, danger, society, law enforcement, rivalry, a.i. ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mobile Suit Gundam I (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year Universal Century 0079, humans have colonized the area of space lying in between the Earth and the moon. However the ambitious Zabi family, rulers of the Duchy of Zeon (the grouping of colonies furthest from the earth) has sparked a war.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, future dystopia, lone wolves, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, imaginary, danger, society, good versus evil, superhero, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
New Getter Robo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: New Getter Robot is an anime original video animation co-produced by Dynamic Planning and Bandai Visual. The series is a re-imagining of the 1970s manga Getter Robo, created by Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa, that incorporates aspects of Japanese ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, imaginary, androids and robots, future dystopia, technology gone awry, escapades, adventure, master villain, a.i. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 14K
Memories (1995)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, 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: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: steampunk, anthology, laboratory, satellite, ghost, politics, heroes, escapades, danger, signal, society, ship ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Appleseed Ex Machina (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 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: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, cyberpunk, mecha, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, life is a bitch, battle zone, androids and robots, signal, danger, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
Genre: Animation, 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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, imaginary, escapades, fighting crime, loss of partner, deadly, mind game, undercover, computers and web, uncover truth, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, battleship, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
WXIII: Patlabor the Movie 3 (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Animation, Action, Crime
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, robot, police, experiment gone awry, weapon system, a.i., life is a bitch, crimes, escapades, androids and robots, neo noir, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberspace, androids and robots, a.i., cyberpunk, neo noir, man versus machine, hacker, robot, mind game, investigation, bio weapon, society ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 17K
Appleseed (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, philosophical, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., genetic engineering, cyberpunk, vestiges of humanity, female warrior, danger, apocalypse, technology gone awry, chaos, save the world, cloning ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, futuristic, exciting, serious, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anthology, androids and robots, escapades, a.i., master villain, imaginary, abduction, rivalry, killer robot, heroes, man versus machine, giant robot ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, chaos, pilot, angel, space travel, parents and children, imaginary, future dystopia, escapades, space and aliens, teenage life, man versus machine ...
Time: near future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998)
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: futuristic, bleak, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: future dystopia, adventure, battles, danger, chaos, vigilantism, society, rivalry, man versus machine, heroes, a.i., androids and robots ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.9
 3K
Macross Plus (1994)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Macross Plus is a four-episode anime OVA and theatrical movie in the Macross series. It was the first sequel to the original Macross television series that took place in the official timeline. Plus was a groundbreaking combination of traditional cel ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, exciting, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, man versus machine, androids and robots, time travel, apocalypse, a.i., technology gone awry, escapades, heroic mission, danger, save the world, rivalry ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Wind Named Amnesia (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A wind has swept the Earth taking all the memories from everyone. No one knows who they are, how to speak, or how to use the tools of modern civilization. Two years later a young man who has been re-educated travels across America on a mysterious ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, future dystopia, technology gone awry, escapades, androids and robots, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, imaginary, adventure, save the world, heroes ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Xenosaga: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: 4000 years have passed since humanity abandoned Earth. Forced to fight an alien form of life, Gnosis, mankind developed KOS-MOS - a battle android with amazing capabilities. When a ship carrying android is being attacked, KOS-MOS gets activated and ...
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: future dystopia, space wars, a.i., androids and robots, uncontrollable, destiny, space travel, chaos, rivalry, battles, save the world, spacecraft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Armitage III: Polymatrix (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ross Sylibus is assigned to a police unit on a Martian colony, to find that women are being murdered by a psychotic named D'anclaude. He is assigned a very unorthodox partner named Naomi Armitage, who seems to have links to the victims. To stir ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, master villain, heroic mission, life is a bitch, crimes, imaginary, future dystopia, fighting the system, heroes, space and aliens, chases and races, law enforcement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Kurau: Phantom Memory (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Kurau Phantom Memory is a 2004 science fiction anime series, produced by Bones and Media Factory, which was broadcast in Japan by the anime television networks Animax and TV Asahi. Set primarily in the year 2110, it explores themes such as ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: superhuman powers, escapades, imaginary, androids and robots, experiment gone awry, space and aliens, rivalry, danger, disorder, man versus machine, scientist, martial arts ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gintama: The Movie (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Odd Jobs Gin has taken on a lot of odd work in the past, and when you're a Jack of All Trades agency based in a feudal Japan that's been conquered and colonized by aliens, the term "Odd Jobs" means REALLY ODD jobs. But when some ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master warrior, misfit partners, imaginary, space and aliens, androids and robots, a.i., peaceful mission, escapades, samurai, danger, society, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Amuro Ray and the rest of the White Base crew, now denominated the 13th Autonomous Corps, return to outer space to support the rest of the Earth Federation forces for the decisive battle against the Duchy of Zeon's forces.
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, danger, battles, space wars, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, rivalry, father son relationship, robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, bleak, surreal, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, apocalypse, battles, danger, heroic mission, young heroes, space and aliens, life is a bitch, future dystopia, escapades, giant, aerial combats ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, battleship, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In UC 0093 the Federation has recovered from its defeat and has created a new anti-colonial special forces unit to deal with rebel forces: Londo Bell. Elsewhere in space Char Aznable re-appears out of self imposed hiding with a declaration that he ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: lone wolves, androids and robots, a.i., heroic mission, escapades, asteroids and comets, rivalry, race against time, adventure, master villain, imaginary, fighting crime ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%