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Lupin III: Dead or Alive (1996)
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Lupin III: Dead or Alive (1996)
Original name: ルパン三世 DEAD OR ALIVE
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lupin has set his sights on a the national treasure of the country of Zufu, placed for safe-keeping on a mysterious floating island by the country's late king. The island's super-intelligent defense mechanism, however, proves to be too much for Lupin, Jigen, and Goemon to handle by themselves. The key seems to be linked to the princess of Zufu, the only surviving member of the royal family. She is held prisoner by Zufu's current ruler, General Headhunter, who recently acquired rule over the country when he secretly pulled a coup d'etat and executed the country's king and prince. When Lupin's gang kidnaps the princess to get hold of the key, they pull in trouble by way of a deadly Zufu police agent named Olèander and a million-dollar bounty placed on Lupin's head by the psychotic Headhunter. Now, Lupin must find a safe way to the treasure, dodging bounty hunters at every turn.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, witty, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: island, treasure hunt, imaginary kingdom, adventure, crimes, heroes, kidnapping, anti hero, chase, obsessive quest, manhunt, danger, chases and races, ancient mystery, escapades, criminal heroes, wanted, rescue, race against time, anti heroes, save the princess, princess, espionage, samurai, thief ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan

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Lupin III: The Gold of Babylon (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In New York City, several stone tablets have been unearthed that tell a tale about the Gold of Babylon. Two Mafia families are after it as well as Lupin the 3rd himself. An old drunken woman named Rosetta appears to know much about this treasure ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: master thief, wilderness, treasure hunt, adventure, mysterious character, escapades, anti hero, chase, obsessive quest, crimes, chases and races, ancient mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, japan
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Lupin III: Episode 0 - First Contact (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A reporter asks Jigen to tell how he met Lupin and the rest of the gang. He tells of when he was hired by a millionaire named Galvez to help guard the Clam of Helmeth, a green cylinder made of unbreakable metal. The cylinder contained instructions ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, adventure, manhunt, on the run, partners, gang, crimes, escapades, murder, police detective, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lupin attempts and fails to steal a valuable set of Japanese photographic plates. The rightful owner of the plates, Michael Suzuki, is a multimillionaire who is preparing to open a huge water park in Tokyo. Lupin attempts to enlist the help of his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, cloning, theme park, treasure hunt, escapades, supernatural, failed attempt, gang, crime gone awry, partners, crime, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Lupin the Third: Sweet Lost Night (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lupin scores a "magic lamp" and finds it does hold a genie. However, the stroke of 7PM strikes, and that is the last thing he remembers. Finding himself in Singapore, Lupin must battle his way past the forces of Colonel Garlic and discover ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: genie, obsessive quest, memory loss, adventure, partners, police detective, escapades, criminal heroes, master criminal, desert, crime gone awry, dishonesty ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the ocean floor, Lupin is once again seeking a treasure hoping to get on Fujiko's good side. As Zenigata chases them on sea and land, people around the gang begin to vanish mysteriously. The fog rolls in and Mamo Kyosuke appears in a burst ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, heist, riddles and clues, treasure hunt, police detective, crime, chase, adventure, law enforcement, master criminal, chases and races, partners ...
Time: future, ancient history, 2000s
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Lupin III: Green vs. Red (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a Lupin impersonator is arrested for shoplifting in Tokyo, dozens of other copycats converge on the city to clear the name of Arsene Lupin III. The real Lupin is in town too, both to watch the show and to steal a mysterious item called the Ice ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, missing person, treasure hunt, mysterious character, adventure, crimes, partners, gang, criminal heroes, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, chinese ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Lupin the Third Bye Bye, Lady Liberty (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this adventure, Lupin III tries to erase the files about him in the world police network. He finds out about the Ultravirus, a computer virus that controls all others and its location is only known by a little kid. Meanwhile, he steals the Statue ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, escapades, adventure, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes, treasure hunt, secret place, religions or cults, going straight, crime, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, alaska, japan, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Goemon's wedding to Murasaki Inabe, daughter of a samurai clan's leader, is interrupted when the Fuma ninjas attack, kidnapping the bride-to-be and demanding her family's ancient treasure as ransom. Lupin, Jigen, Goemon and Fujiko ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, thief, woman in danger, wanted, adventure, chases and races, rescue, criminal heroes, crimes, escapades, danger, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A simple diamond heist leads Lupin into the machinations of a bizarre cult. The cult is based around the prophecies of Nostradamus, and they kidnap Julia, the daughter of Douglas, a wealthy American who is seeking the presidency, along with ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, skyscraper, heist, adventure, partners, terrorism, religions or cults, child in peril, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, japan, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Lupin III: Missed by a Dollar (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In New York City, an auction is being held, where numerous valuables are being bidded. One of the items was an ordinary ring which is more valuable than it looks. Lupin tries to bid on it, but was out bid by a dollar. So he steals it instead and ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, treasure hunt, crime gone awry, adventure, gang, undercover, partners, deadly, danger, disorder, deathtrap, assassination attempt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Transylvania, Lupin III, the notorious international thief, is hung and no one is more suprised to learn of that than Lupin III himself, who was alive and well and nowhere near that area at that time. The answer to that mystery, begins to surface ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: egypt, transylvania, europe, romania, middle east ...
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, chase, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, manhunt, adventure, hitman, wanted, royal family, criminal heroes, treasure hunt ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, siberia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lupin the Third: The Legend of Twilight Gemini (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
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Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: morocco, africa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lupin III: Angel Tactics (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: teens
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Time: 2000s
Place: usa, new mexico, las vegas, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lupin the Third: The Mystery of the Hemingway Papers (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A bloody civil war is the setting for Lupin's latest caper; the leader for one of the factions holds documents written by Earnest Hemingway and contain the location of a remarkable treasure. With Goemon and Jigen fighting on opposite sides of ...
Style: captivating, humorous, realistic, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, battle zone, criminal heroes, partners, cons and scams, obsessive quest, dishonesty, escapades, master criminal, treasure hunt, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: europe, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Lupin the 3rd: Napoleon's Dictionary (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While Lupin does enjoy racing for the sport of it, the prize in an antique car grand prix across Europe is Lupin's only goal. The prize is a dictionary that once belonged to Napoleon. More importantly, the dictionary was also once owned by ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, car chase, race, dictionary, napoleon, criminal heroes, dishonesty, adventure, crimes, partners, master criminal, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, madrid, france, new york, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Lupin III: Alcatraz Connection (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In San Fransico, California; Lupin and his gang attempt to find the where abouts of some Gold Bars in a sunken ship that's off coast of Alcatraz Island. But a so called group called the Society Seven want the gold bars for their own reasons. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, adventure, ambition, on the run, gang, race against time, escapades, treasure hunt, conspiracy, john f. kennedy, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Lupin III vs. Detective Conan (2009)
Genre: Animation, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a wealthy woman and her son die in a hunting accident, it's up to Conan Edogawa to solve the case. Meanwhile, Lupin the Third is after the Queen Crown, owned by the Vesparand royal family. When these two legendary characters meet, who will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three statues hold the key to finding the eight billion dollar treasure of Harimao. Having acquired one of the statues, Lupin finds himself an unlikely ally of retired British agent Lord Archer and his granddaughter Diana. Only Archer knows where to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: This animated series follows the adventures of the legendary thief, Lupin III, grandson of the famed literary character, Arsenne Lupin. Lupin travels the world with his partners Daisuke and Goemon, seeking out greater challenges to overcome and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, save the lady, police detective, adventure, crimes, escapades, criminal heroes, crime, gang, partners, on the run, treasure hunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, futuristic ...
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Time: 70s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, humorous, witty, semi serious, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Action, Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Duration: 20 min.
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31%
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31%
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TV show
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30%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The events of Battle of Gods take place some years after the battle with Majin Buu, which determined the fate of the entire universe. After awakening from a long slumber, Beerus, the God of Destruction is visited by Whis, his attendant and learns ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, melancholic, intense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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