Movies like Steamboy

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Steamboy (2004)
 6.9
 17K
Steamboy (2004)
Original name: スチームボーイ
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After receiving a package from his Grandfather, Rei, a young inventor living in England during the mid-19th century, has his life thrown into disarray. The package contains a "Steam Ball", a device of incredible power, and a letter asking him to guard it. Rei must evade capture from the nefarious "O'Hara Foundation" who will do anything to steal the device and use it for their own nefarious means.
Style: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, serious, epic, intense, visually appealing, futuristic, complex, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: steampunk, adventure, inventor, technology gone awry, deadly weapon, save the world, heroic mission, rescue, inventions and discoveries, danger, rivalry, master villain, chases and races, betrayal, good versus evil, ball, steam, zeppelin, heroes, parents and children, desire, take over, energy, weapons, superhero ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1860s
Place: england, london, manchester, manchester england, japan, tokyo, alaska

Most similar movies to Steamboy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, exciting and visually appealing films with plots about heroes, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, danger, heroic mission and imaginary mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Steamboy: Castle in the Sky (1986), Escaflowne: The Movie (2000), Wonder Woman (2009), The Prophecy (2005), Read or Die (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Castle in the Sky (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: steampunk, pirate, mine, friendship, magic, imaginary kingdom, on the run, megalomaniac, princess, family secret, chess, army ...
Place: wales, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley Of The Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the ...
Style: serious, epic, stylized, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the world, steampunk, apocalypse, toxic, ecology, adventure, princess, airplane, giant, post apocalypse, coming of age, war ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Escaflowne: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gaea is a mythical realm ruled by sword and sorcery and immersed in blood and violence. Thrust into a conflict she doesn't quite understand, Hitomi Kanzaki helps aid the young Prince Van as they embark upon a journey to fight the Black Dragon ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, mecha, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, unrequited love, tragic hero, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, future dystopia, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, escapades, teenage life ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.3
 16K
Wonder Woman (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: On the mystical island of Themyscira, a proud and fierce warrior race of Amazons have raised a daughter of untold beauty, grace and strength: Princess Diana. When an Army fighter pilot, Steve Trevor, crash-lands on the island, the rebellious and ...
Style: exciting, comic, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: female warrior, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, heroic mission, vengeance, rivalry, ancient mystery, escapades, imaginary, save the world ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 2K
The Prophecy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade demon Eko and a spectral warrior known as the Karas. Eko has mechanized himself and his followers to defend against the unearthly fury of the Karas; ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vampire, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, save the world, chaos, battles, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, master villain ...
Place: prague, czech republic, japan, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.5
 1K
Read or Die (2001)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 33 min.
Story: A young female agent with a powerful psionic power over paper must stop a plot for world destruction.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, heroic mission, rivalry, escapades, danger, race against time, apocalypse, superhero, superhuman powers ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The human race is threatened by a powerful creature, and only the combined power of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and The Flash can stop it. But can they overcome their differences to thwart this enemy using the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, light, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, monster, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, superhuman powers, master villain, cold war, secret identity, cartoon violence, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 60s, year 1953 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 4K
Spriggan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elite superhuman agent must stop a foreign military unit from seizing control of an ancient artifact that holds the key to ultimate power.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, mountain, good versus evil, secret agents, save the world, danger, superhuman powers, swat team, adventure, escapades, superhero, rivalry ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, pentagon, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Munich, Germany, 1923. Two years have passed since Edward Elric was dragged from his own world to ours, leaving behind his country, his friends and his younger brother, Alphonse. Stripped of his alchemical powers, he has been all this time ...
Style: exciting, suspense, stylized, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alchemy, nazi, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, danger, master villain, heroes, curses spells and rituals, tornado, ethnic slur, army ...
Time: future
Place: munich germany, germany, japan, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heroic version of Lex Luthor from an alternate universe appears to recruit the Justice League to help save his Earth from the Crime Syndicate, an evil version of the League. What ensues is the ultimate battle of good versus evil in a war that ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, save the world, parallel world, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, superhuman powers, heroic mission, super weapon, danger, imaginary, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As the home planet of the Green Lantern Corps faces a battle with an ancient enemy, Hal Jordan prepares new recruit Arisia for the coming conflict by relating stories of the first Green Lantern and several of Hal's comrades.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, harsh, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, chosen one, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, supernatural, supernatural ability, recruit, escapades, rivalry, imaginary ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Green Lantern: First Flight (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Test pilot Hal Jordan finds himself recruited as the newest member of the intergalactic police force, The Green Lantern Corps.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, frame up, good versus evil, adventure, intergalactic, heroic mission, law enforcement, secret identity, protagonist as suspect, master villain, imaginary, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
All-Star Superman (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Lex Luthor enacts his plan to rid the world of Superman, once and for all. Succeeding with solar radiation poisoning, the Man of Steel is slowly dying. With what little times remains, the Last Son of Krypton must confront the revealing of his secret ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, save the world, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, heroic mission, death of protagonist, space and aliens, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 20K
Metropolis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Duke Red has overseen the construction of a massive Ziggurat to extend his power across the whole planet. Tima, a robot-girl built in the image of his deceased daughter, is at the core of these plans. However, after escaping the Duke's clutches ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: metropolis, robot, megalomaniac, heroic mission, steampunk, adventure, save the day, uncover truth, self discovery, world domination, androids and robots, society ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 17K
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
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, a.i., vestiges of humanity, genetic engineering, apocalypse, imaginary, graphic violence, adventure, danger, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: mecha, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, giant, post apocalypse, apocalypse, imaginary, danger, escapades, good versus evil, man versus machine, heroic mission, future dystopia, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Led by a strange dream, scientist Aki Ross struggles to collect the eight spirits in the hope of creating a force powerful enough to protect the planet. With the aid of the Deep Eyes Squadron and her mentor, Dr. Sid, Aki must save the Earth from its ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer animation, infected, space station, alien, scientist, military, save the world, post apocalypse, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: arizona, new york, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 9K
Sky Blue (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. The citizens of Ecoban need to continue creating this ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: contamination, apocalypse, adventure, save the world, leadership, heroic mission, society, chaos, future dystopia, danger, escapades, resistance ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 2000s
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
The Lord of the Rings (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, scenic, gloomy ...
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, mission, wizards and magicians, obsessive quest, heroes, imaginary kingdom, elf, imaginary, save the world, danger, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last: Naruto the Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two years after the events of the Fourth Great Ninja War, the moon that Hagoromo Otsutsuki created long ago to seal away the Gedo Statue begins to descend towards the world, threatening to become a meteor that would destroy everything on impact. ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: danger, ninja, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural ability, save the world, heroes, master warrior, imaginary, love and romance, heroic mission, young lovers ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Explore Bruce Wayne's transition from his beginning as a tormented vigilantee to The Dark Knight of a crumbling metropolis with six distinct chapters but intended to be viewed as a whole.
Style: anthology, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, lone wolves, rivalry, danger, justice, heroes, gadget, irony of fate, poetic justice, crime fighter ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 4K
Dead Leaves (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Pandy and Retro awaken naked on Earth with no recollection of their past. They embark on a crime spree in search of food and clothing, but are captured by authorities and sent to the infamous lunar penitentiary named Dead Leaves.
Style: humorous, futuristic, surreal, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, future dystopia, rescue, surrealism, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, superhero, survival, cloning, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When the Punisher takes out a black-market weapons dealer, he stumbles upon a far-reaching terrorist plot devised by a group known as Leviathan.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, supernatural ability, adventure, danger, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, rivalry, terrorism, black market, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
Heavy Metal 2000 (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Upon discovery of a shard of what could be the Loc-Nar, a miner named Tyler becomes possessed with an insatiable hunger for power and a thirst for immortality. On his way to the planet of youth, Tyler wipes out most of a space colony and kidnaps a ...
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, vengeance, female protagonist, good versus evil, obsessive quest, brutality, murder, danger, heroic mission, adventure, deadly, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
One Piece: Strong World (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 20 years after his escape from Impel Down, the legendary pirate Shiki, the Golden Lion, reappears causing massive upheaval to the Marines. During his long seclusion, he was able to come up with a scheme to bring the World Government to his knees. On ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, offbeat
Plot: pirate, world domination, rivalry, adventure, save the world, heroes, good versus evil, danger, escapades, master villain, uninhibited rivalry, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the defeat of their old arch nemesis, The Shredder, the Turtles have grown apart as a family. Struggling to keep them together, their rat sensei, Splinter, becomes worried when strange things begin to brew in New York City.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, ninja, martial arts, monster, mutant, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, save the world, computer animation, anthropomorphic animal, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When time travel allows a past wrong to be righted for The Flash and his family, the ripples of the event prove disastrous as a fractured, alternate reality now exists where a Justice League never formed, and even Superman is nowhere to be found. ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: superhero, changing the past or future, save the world, alternate timeline, race against time, hopes, time travel, adventure, heroes, chases and races, danger, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: usa, london, washington d.c., big ben london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Kaena: The Prophecy (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Compelled by a mysterious force, Kaena, a rebellious, high-spirited teenage girl will defy the High Priest and her people's ancestral beliefs to take the perilous journey through the Axis and discover what dark secrets lie beyond the clouds.
Style: stylized, futuristic, atmospheric, light, colourful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: cloud, future dystopia, rescue, village, adventure, save the world, supernatural, space travel, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, space and aliens, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with superhuman powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, save the world, good versus evil, imaginary, save the day, danger, fighting crime, superhuman powers, batman, master villain, adventure, heroic mission ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: investigation, robot, conspiracy, police, save the day, crimes, technology gone awry, neo noir, computers and web, future dystopia, space travel, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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