Movies like Angel's Egg

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Angel's Egg (1985)
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Angel's Egg (1985)
Original name: 天使のたまご
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A mysterious young girl wanders a desolate, otherworldly landscape, carrying a large egg.
Style: gothic, enigmatic, adult animation, dark fantasy, avant garde, ambiguous ending, silent film
Plot: little girl, fossil, post apocalypse, tank, angel, desert, religion, spacecraft, flood, water, warrior, loner, myth, bird, fisherman, deception, theater, rain, gargoyle, city, girl, darkness, fish, night, shadow ...
Place: japan, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, atmospheric, serious and melancholic films with plots about surrealism, blood, violence, danger, supernatural, death and transformation mostly in Animation, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Angel's Egg: Ghost in the Shell (1995), Green Legend Ran (1992), Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993), Colorful (2010), Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Comprising of two alternate episodes which were first intended to take the place of episodes 25 and 26, this finale answers many of the questions surrounding ...
Style: psychological, mecha, futuristic, twist ending, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: philosophy, insanity, loneliness, evil alien, youth, apocalypse, space wars, end of the world, catastrophe, rebirth, disaster, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: tokyo, japan
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: stranded, death, nightmare, murder, escape, monster, hallucination, island, friends, cemetery, chase, violence ...
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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: princess, emperor, coming of age, parents and children, friendship, family relations, youth, japanese woman, adolescence, female protagonist, dream, children ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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, exciting, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, cyberspace, hacker, cyborgs, policewoman, androids and robots, chase, mind game, technology gone awry, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Green Legend Ran (1992)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The mysterious Rodo fell to earth ages ago, stealing away the air, water and life from the planet. It's up to Ran, a daring young man, and Aira, a silver-haired girl with a mysterious connection to the Rodo, to save the planet.
Plot: desert, nature, alien invasion, climate change
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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: exciting, serious, saga, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, weapon system, chaos, political intrigue, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness, political unrest, heroic mission, heroes, special agents, law enforcement, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A continuation of the epic adventure of plucky Riko and Reg who are joined by their new friend Nanachi. Together they descend into the Abyss' treacherous fifth layer, the Sea of Corpses, and encounter the mysterious Bondrewd, a legendary White ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: adventurer, brutality, underground, exploration, supernatural power, supernatural ability, paranormal, travel, adventure, teamwork, robot, survival ...
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Colorful (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Upon reaching the train station to death, a dejected soul is informed that he is lucky and will have another chance at life. He is placed in the body of a 14-year-old boy named Kobayashi Makoto, who has just committed suicide. Watched over by a ...
Style: serious, touching, stylized, psychological, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reincarnation, dealing with death, high school life, supernatural, one more chance, suicide, memory loss, brother brother relationship, parents and children, everyday life, bittersweet, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: near future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. For the first time, D faces serious competition. The Markus Brothers, a ...
Style: gothic, serious, dark fantasy, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, werewolf, goth, adventure, bounty hunter, monster, supernatural, immortality, kidnapping, rescue, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku (1990)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Bardock, Son Goku's father, is a low-ranking Saiyan soldier who was given the power to see into the future by the last remaining alien on a planet he just destroyed. He witnesses the destruction of his race and must now do his best to stop ...
Style: suspense, brutal, visually appealing, dark, intense ...
Plot: genocide, alien, tragedy, violence, fight, brutality, sexualized violence, son, father, death of protagonist, action violence, premonition ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mushishi Tokubetsu-hen: Hihamukage (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A powerful mushi appears during an eclipse, drawing other mushi to form a huge shadow that blocks the sun over a small village. Looking for clues about the mushi, Ginko meets a child who is afflicted by a strange disease that manifests itself when ...
Style: psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a land filled with magic and mystery, two rival kingdoms are readying for war: Isa, the beautiful water-laden city, and Paro, the industrialized wasteland. Windaria follows the tale of two sets of lovers: Marin and Izu, a young pair of farmers ...
Style: tragic ending
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Sea Prince and the Fire Child (1981)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: Years after the war between the Children of Water and the Children of Fire, Oceanus, a god of the sea, presents Prince Sirius with the eye of Algarock, thereby putting him in charge of those that dwell under the waves. But when Sirius encounters a ...
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Wings of Honneamise (1987)
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Duration: 121 min.
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Style: stylized, exciting, serious, visually appealing, melancholic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Monster of Frankenstein (1981)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
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Audience: horror for children
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Robot Carnival (1987)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: teens
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Time: future
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Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
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To the Forest of Firefly Lights (2011)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
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Nova Seed (2016)
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Country: Japan, Canada
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Beneath the decay of a dying world lives the Mad Doctor Mindskull. Using the planet's power of creation he has created the ultimate Weapon. Can mankind find a way to stop this Evil before time runs out? The only answer lies within the Nova Seed.
Style: epic, adult animation, captivating, atmospheric, 2d animation
Plot: mad scientist, post apocalypse, warrior, good versus evil, anthropomorphism, surrealism, beast, mad doctor, lion, evil scientist
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Riki-Oh: The Wall of Hell (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: The story follows Saiga Riki-Oh, a young man blessed with inhuman strength. After taking revenge against a yakuza boss who was responsible for the death of his girlfriend, he ends up in a maximum security prison owned by a private organization.
Style: seinen, bloody
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Silent Möbius 2 (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: After the death of her mother Katsumi wants nothing more to do with this horrible place known as Tokyo. Forced into staying an infuriated Katsumi returns to AMP HQ where chief Rally Cheyenne pleads with her to stay and join the team. However, her ...
Style: futuristic
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Country: Japan
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Plot: snow, death, police, car, murder, blood, gunshot, flashlight, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Animation, Drama
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Story: The film adapts and expands the Planetarian visual novel by Key. The story is set in a dystopian future where biological and nuclear warfare has left a once prosperous civilization in complete ruin. The film tells the story of an old man travelling ...
Plot: robot, post apocalypse
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Millennium Actress (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Documentary filmmaker Genya Tachibana has tracked down the legendary actress Chiyoko Fujiwara, who mysteriously vanished at the height of her career. When he presents her with a key she had lost and thought was gone forever, the filmmaker could not ...
Style: serious, touching, talky, emotional, atmospheric ...
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 2000s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster'. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 is a reproduced version of its original 1995 ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting ...
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Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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