Movies like Oldman Z

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Oldman Z (1991)
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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, mecha, surprise ending, manga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: satire, apocalypse, heroes, space wars, a.i., life is a bitch, escapades, rivalry, society, chaos, experiment gone awry, alien encounter, man versus machine, nursing, disorder, mad scientist, benign alien, golden years, future dystopia, technology gone awry, computers and web, hacker, cyberpunk, space and aliens, androids and robots ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Oldman Z

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about androids and robots, danger, heroes, rivalry, imaginary, escapades and chaos mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Oldman Z: Akira (1988), Memories (1995), Parasite Dolls (2003), Black Magic M-66 (1987), Vexille (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Akira (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, 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, serious, psychotronic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, motorcycle gang, experiment, hallucination, protest, military, post apocalypse, scientist, gang, distopia, destruction, mutation ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 80s, year 2019
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Memories (1995)
Genre: Animation, 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, exciting, futuristic, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, distopia, outer space, adventure, memories, escapades, chaos, life is a bitch, steampunk, war, violent, poison gas ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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100%
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Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
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: futuristic, exciting, serious, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, supernatural, society, chaos, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, life is a bitch, man versus machine, a.i., rivalry, ghost ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, chaos, adventure, crimes, a.i., ghost, man versus machine, supernatural, woman in danger, future dystopia, investigation, journalism ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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38%
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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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, terrorism, cyberpunk, future dystopia, man versus machine, research, chaos, isolation, apocalypse, technology gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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31%
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (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, mecha ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, chaos, angel, battles, pilot, supernatural, adventure, save the world, space travel, future dystopia, man versus machine, heroes ...
Time: near future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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30%
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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: exciting, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: cyberpunk, chaos, battles, technology gone awry, future dystopia, computers and web, down on your luck, corporate crimes, vigilantism, androids and robots, a.i., society ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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30%
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Venus Wars (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, manga
Audience: boys' night
Plot: invasion, reporter, distopia, heroes, save the world, androids and robots, intrigue, journalism, escapades, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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RahXephon (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, stylized, atmospheric, mecha, psychological
Plot: save the world, survival, teenage life, heroic mission, chaos, life is a bitch, a.i., youth, escapades, society, rivalry, man versus machine ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, exciting, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, robot, conspiracy, police, save the day, crimes, technology gone awry, computers and web, space travel, future dystopia, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, post apocalypse, apocalypse, giant, escapades, man versus machine, good versus evil, evil alien, heroes, adventure, transformation, fate of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG – Individual Eleven (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The year is 2030. Six months passed since the Laughing Man Incident was solved. About 3 million refugees are living in Japan, invited to fill the labor shortage. However, the emergent presence of the invited-refugees intensified their confrontation ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: androids and robots, computer, terrorism, battles, chaos, a.i., hacking, heroes, escapades, rivalry, chaos and mayhem, society ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, destiny, a.i., society, rivalry, save the world, man versus machine, space travel ...
Time: future
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27%
Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, 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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, ghost, mars, robot, future dystopia, adventure, good versus evil, haunted by the past, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, a.i., master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
New Getter Robo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, a.i., heroic mission, rivalry, mad scientist, battles, society, heroes, future dystopia, technology gone awry, master villain ...
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27%
Kurau Phantom Memory (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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: atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, serious, adult animation
Plot: disorder, superhuman powers, space and aliens, escapades, rivalry, experiment gone awry, androids and robots, man versus machine, scientist, martial arts, experiment, cartoon violence ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, exciting, surreal, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, androids, giant robots, man versus machine, escapades, a.i., robot as menace, killer robot, piloted giant robot, amusement park, character study, multiple storylines ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Appleseed (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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: mecha, exciting, futuristic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, genetic engineering, a.i., vestiges of humanity, adventure, graphic violence, post apocalypse, apocalypse, save the world, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tatsumiyajima is the central island in the middle of a small cluster of islands, in a sleepy backwater of the Japanese isles. Not much happens there, and the island's young people go to school knowing that their lives are likely to remain ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, androids and robots, future dystopia, escapades, rivalry, technology gone awry, space travel, a.i., apocalypse, island, save the world ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
WXIII: Patlabor the Movie 3 (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
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, suspenseful, stylized, neo noir, mecha ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, a.i., save the world, fighting crime, genetic engineering, technology gone awry, robot, androids and robots, giant robots, chaos, bio weapon ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2000
Place: asia, tokyo, japan, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (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: androids and robots, homosexual subtext, save the world, future dystopia, space travel, worldwide chaos, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, escapades, apocalypse, father son relationship ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, heroes, samurai, misfit partners, disorder, society, escapades, martial arts, a.i., dishonesty, conspiracy, farce ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
iDOLM@STER Xenoglossia (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: 107 years ago, the Moon was destroyed in a massive cataclysm that shattered Earth's former satellite into 81 quintillion tons of orbital debris. However, thanks to super-science, the Earth itself was saved and today no one really thinks much ...
Style: mecha, exciting, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the planet, youth, heroes, escapades, robot, adventure, piloted giant robot, friendship, battles, rivalry, space and aliens, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A Japanese police unit who use giant anthropomorphic robots (called Labors) is caught up in a political struggle between the civilian authorities and the military when a terrorist act is blamed on an Air Force jet. With the aid of a government ...
Style: saga, serious, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, heroes, special agents, law enforcement, state affairs, crimes, government agency, partners, rebellion, political intrigue, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: philosophical, mind bending, atmospheric, exciting, surreal ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, cyberspace, hacker, cyborgs, androids and robots, policewoman, female spy, chase, mind game, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Bubblegum Crisis (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: mecha, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: superhero, cyberpunk, fighting crime, heroes, man versus machine, society, a.i., androids and robots, escapades, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation I: Heir to the Stars (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Universal Century 0087. The Titans, a bellicose faction among the Earth Federation Forces, grows powerful and tyrannical, even using poison gas to suppress a civil unrest. Dissident soldiers from the same military stand against them, forming a ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, exciting, mecha ...
Audience: teens
Plot: battles, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, adventure, good versus evil, space and aliens, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, battle zone, space wars, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Rune Ballot is a down-and-out teen prostitute in Mardock City. One day, she's picked up by an ambitious casino manager named Shell who gives her everything she could want. Renewed by a false innocence, a false past, and now the false life Shell ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, starting over, androids and robots, vengeance, crimes, artificial intelligence, heroes, woman in danger, rivalry, cyberpunk, investigation, secret organization ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Armitage III: Polymatrix (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, 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, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, chaos, technology gone awry, heroic mission, haunted by the past, future dystopia, law enforcement, rebellion, master villain, escapades, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, 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: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, investigation, androids, crimes, good versus evil, fighting crime, mind game, computers and web, loss of partner, innocence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%