Movies like Wicked City 1992

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Wicked City (1992)
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Wicked City (1992)
Original name: 妖獸都市
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the popular Japanese sci-fi comic strip, "Wicked City" is about a futuristic Hong Kong on the verge of a take over by the Reptoids--ruthless monsters disguised as humans. They work amongst us, they live within us and their destiny is our demise. Packed with non-stop action and special effects, "Wicked City" will glue you to the screen until the astonishing end.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, manga, allegory
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroes, space and aliens, androids and robots, legends and myths, space wars, conspiracy, save the world, life is a bitch, escapades, rivalry, society, chaos, law enforcement, strong violent content, good versus evil, alien encounter, mentally unstable, master villain, superhuman powers, uncover truth, future dystopia, heroic mission, technology gone awry, a.i. ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, chaos and heroic mission mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Wicked City: Transmorphers (2007), The Gene Generation (2007), Natural City (2003), Gantz (2010), For the Cause (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Transmorphers (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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The Gene Generation (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Singapore, South Korea, USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
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Time: future
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Gantz (2010)
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Duration: 130 min.
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: future
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Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, rough, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Country: Taiwan
Duration: 86 min.
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Scavengers (2013)
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Appleseed (2004)
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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White Wall (2010)
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting
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2103: The Deadly Wake (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
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Time: future
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Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
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Style: stylized, semi serious, futuristic
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Gunhed (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
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Alien Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 2012. The dawn of destruction. As giant alien machines enslave and feed off humanity, the few remaining survivors band together to form a armed militia that will be the last stand against total extinction (IMDB.com).
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
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Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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