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Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)
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Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)
Original name: ヱヴァンゲリヲン新劇場版:破
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 Langley Shikinami. Meanwhile, Gendo Ikari and SEELE proceed with a secret project that involves both Rei and Shinji. The film was retitled "Evangelion: 2.22" for its DVD/Blu-Ray release.
Style: mecha, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, serious, dark, enigmatic, intense, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, post apocalypse, apocalypse, giant, escapades, good versus evil, man versus machine, evil alien, adventure, heroes, pilot, transformation, future dystopia, heroic mission, technology gone awry, fate of humanity, androids and robots, father son relationship, space and aliens, save the world, worldwide chaos, alien invasion, visceral, mental illness, fantasy world ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about rivalry, heroes, imaginary, danger, escapades, androids and robots and heroic mission mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance: Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995), Mobile Suit Gundam F91 (1991), Ark (2005), Appleseed Alpha (2014), Patlabor: The Movie (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: At the turn of the century, the Angels returned to Earth, seeking to wipe out humanity in an apocalyptic fury. Devastated, mankind's last remnants moved underground to wait for the day when the Angels would come back to finish the job. Fifteen ...
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Audience: teens
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Place: japan
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: tokyo, japan
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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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Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, surreal, futuristic ...
Plot: androids and robots, homosexual subtext, future dystopia, save the world, space travel, worldwide chaos, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, escapades, apocalypse, father son relationship ...
Time: future
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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Originally a collection of clips from the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series, Death was created as a precursor to the re-worked ending of the series. Rebirth was intended as that re-worked ending, but after production overruns Rebirth became only the ...
Style: psychological, mecha, stylized, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, surrealism, catastrophe, apocalypse, bittersweet, worldwide chaos, save the world, life is a bitch, adventure, escapades, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
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Duration: 120 min.
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Style: bleak, serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Ark (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: The fourth and final film in the Rebuild of Evangelion series.
Style: mecha, futuristic, captivating, disturbing, entertaining
Plot: battles, technology, outer space, space battle, adventure, dream world, fight, hi-tech, fantasy world, spacecraft, space shuttle, space station ...
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Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 99 min.
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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Country: Japan
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Country: Japan
TV show
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Country: Japan
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Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
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