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, weird, complex ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: steampunk, adventure, inventor, technology gone awry, deadly weapon, heroic mission, rescue, inventions and discoveries, danger, rivalry, master villain, chases and races, betrayal, save the world, 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, united kingdom, manchester england, japan, tokyo ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, exciting and visually appealing films with plots about heroes, adventure, escapades, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger and rivalry mostly in Animation, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Steamboy: Castle in the Sky (1986), Escaflowne: The Movie (2000), The Prophecy (2005), Wonder Woman (2009), Appleseed Alpha (2014). 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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: steampunk, pirate, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mine, young heroes, artifact, magic, princess, megalomaniac, family secret, chess ...
Place: wales, japan, tokyo
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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, exciting, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the world, ecology, steampunk, apocalypse, post apocalypse, environmentalism, toxic, princess, hopes, adventure, airplane, strong female presence ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, tragic hero, unrequited love, supernatural ability, supernatural, adventure, future dystopia, rivalry, escapades, danger, heroic mission, teenage life ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Prophecy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vampire, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, apocalypse, battles, chaos, danger, rivalry, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan, europe, asia, tokyo, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: comic, stylized, serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: female warrior, superhero, adventure, ancient mystery, good versus evil, rescue, heroic mission, vengeance, super strength, pilot, princess, heroes ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by the creator of Ghost in the Shell, a young female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos survive through the post World War 3 apocalyptic New York in search of human's future hope, the legendary city of ...
Style: mecha, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, danger, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, save the world, heroic mission, female warrior, good versus evil, post apocalyptic, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, seinen ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, mountain, good versus evil, save the world, danger, secret agents, military, swat team, superhuman powers, cyborgs, ghost, adventure ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, pentagon, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 21K
Metropolis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, world domination, adventure, save the day, self discovery, uncover truth, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, nazi, curses spells and rituals, danger, master villain, heroes, tornado, ethnic slur, army ...
Time: future
Place: munich germany, germany, japan, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, intense, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, frame up, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, intergalactic, law enforcement, pilot, theft, imaginary, protagonist as suspect, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, save the world, superhuman powers, heroic mission, death of protagonist, space and aliens, good versus evil, adventure, danger, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural ability, supernatural, chosen one, escapades, rivalry, recruit, imaginary ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
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Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two years have passed since the final battle with Sephiroth. Though Midgar, city of mako, city of prosperity, has been reduced to ruins, its people slowly but steadily walk the road to reconstruction. However, a mysterious illness called Geostigma ...
Style: visually appealing, clever, suspense, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, warrior, danger, motorcycle chase, adventure, creature, deadly, androids and robots, future dystopia, rescue, heroes, plague ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 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, save the world, apocalypse, adventure, leadership, heroic mission, society, future dystopia, chaos, danger, escapades, resistance ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 2000s
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, rivalry, lone wolves, danger, justice, heroes, gadget, crime fighter, irony of fate, organized crime ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, space travel, supernatural, save the world, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: futuristic, surreal, humorous, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, future dystopia, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, survival, escapades, superhero, cloning, imaginary, robot ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, captivating, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, danger, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, heroes, terrorism, black market, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Naruto, Shikamaru, and Sakura are executing their mission of delivering a lost pet to a certain village. However, right in the midst of things, troops led by the mysterious knight, Temujin, attack them. In the violent battle, the three become ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: superhero, alternate timeline, changing the past or future, save the world, super strength, hopes, race against time, time travel, adventure, heroes, chases and races, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: usa, big ben london, washington d.c., paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: danger, supernatural ability, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, heroes, ninja, master warrior, imaginary, young lovers, heroic mission, master villain ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 62K
TMNT (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 103 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, save the world, danger, computer animation, anthropomorphic animal, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2007, future
Place: new york, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.5
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Read or Die (2001)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 33 min.
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Story: A young female agent with a powerful psionic power over paper must stop a plot for world destruction.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, undercover, secret identity, race against time, rivalry, danger, escapades, apocalypse, superhero, superhuman powers ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 494
Mosaic (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A break-in and murder at a New York City museum sparks an investigation by Interpol Agent Nathan Nelson. When he finds an ancient artifact, Nelson takes it home to conduct more research. A lightning storm, a pet chameleon and the artifact gives his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
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Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, female protagonist, good versus evil, obsessive quest, brutality, vengeance, murder, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, deadly, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: It has been thirteen years since the Androids began their killing rampage and Son Gohan is the only person fighting back. He takes Bulma's son Trunks as a student and even gives his own life to save Trunks's. Now Trunks must figure out a ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, martial arts, battles, genocide, alternate timeline, androids, dragon, superhero, good versus evil, distopia, teacher student relationship, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: asia, 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, save the world, imaginary, danger, good versus evil, fighting crime, save the day, superhuman powers, batman, master villain, adventure, heroic mission ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%