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Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
 6.4
 12K
Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
Original name: キャプテンハーロック
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock and his fearless crew face off against the space invaders who seek to conquer the planet Earth.
Style: futuristic, epic, exciting, tense, visually appealing, atmospheric, enigmatic, surreal, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, pirate, adventure, space wars, battles, rebelliousness, society, rebellion, hopes, escapades, idealism, dishonesty, space and aliens, laser, political corruption, rivalry, space opera, assassination attempt, computer animation, redemption, undercover agent, exile, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, stylized and serious films with plots about space and aliens, escapades, outer space, adventure, heroes, spacecraft and danger mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Harlock: Space Pirate: Treasure Planet (2002), Appleseed Alpha (2014), Titan A.E. (2000), Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012), Arcadia of My Youth (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
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Treasure Planet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms. But, soon, Jim realizes Silver is a pirate intent ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, semi serious, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, outer space, adventure, space travel, steampunk, androids and robots, spacecraft, treasure hunt, adventurer, alien, treasure, disney ...
Time: future, 18th century
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100%
Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, 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, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, cyberpunk, post apocalypse, danger, save the world, heroic mission, good versus evil, post apocalyptic, graphic violence, heroes, demolished city ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
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50%
 6.6
 59K
Titan A.E. (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Dredge are bent on mankind's destruction.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: space battle, spacecraft, alien, outer space, mission, space station, scientist, alien encounter, adventure, galaxy, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, adult animation, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, survival, outer space, deadly, military, soldier, distant planet, mad scientist, creature, future war, insect, daring rescue ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Arcadia of My Youth (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After a drawn-out, viciously-fought war, the earth has been conquered by the alien Illumidus Empire. Harlock, a captain in earth's fleet, crashes his ship to prevent the Illumidus from using it, and flat-out refuses to join them. With the help ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: pirate, world war two, heroes, spacecraft, space and aliens, space wars, witch, master warrior, imaginary, rivalry, adventure, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ 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, ecology, toxic, adventure, princess, airplane, giant, post apocalypse, coming of age, dealing with death ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future, a young boy travels to an alien world to find his father and learn of his destiny.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary, heroes, benign alien, time travel, estrangement, wizards and magicians, space and aliens, daring rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (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, saga ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, chaos, pilot, battles, angel, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, supernatural, future dystopia, danger, heroes ...
Time: near future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, 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 ⇓
100%
Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
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Story: An alien race called Gauna has destroyed Earth. leaving humanity struggling to survive aboard the spaceship Sidonia. Even though it’s been a century since the last encounter with the Gauna, military service is mandatory. For Nagate Tanikaze, whose ...
Style: mecha, exciting, futuristic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, escapades, heroes, danger, rivalry, space wars, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 16K
Memories (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this anime trilogy, a salvage ship crew happens upon a haunted vessel in Magnetic Rose; a cold tablet turns a lab worker into a biological weapon in Stink Bomb; and an urban populace carries on an endless war with an unseen foe in Cannon Fodder. ...
Style: anthology, surreal, exciting, futuristic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, outer space, space travel, adventure, danger, imaginary, memories, escapades, chaos, life is a bitch, gun, war ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Space Battleship Yamato (1977)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When vile aliens known as the Gamilons wreak nuclear havoc on Earth, a group of survivors refit the Japanese battleship Yamato for intergalactic travel and set off on a mission to retrieve a neutralizer that will eradicate the radiation from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, sentimental, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, space wars, outer space, spacecraft, hopes, galaxy, spirit, battleship, adventure, heroes, evil alien, society ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest Is the Sea of Stars (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: For the past 150 years, humanity’s two greatest nations have been deadlocked in a meaningless war. In what is hoped to be a miraculous victory, the Alliance embarks on a battle to break through the Empire’s frontline. Like many other ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, clever, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Country: Japan, France
Duration: 68 min.
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Style: exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, lyrical, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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100%
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Heavy Metal (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
Style: atmospheric, erotic, sexy, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: graphic violence, heavy metal, adventure, good versus evil, space station, nudity (full frontal - brief), intergalactic, space travel, danger, violence, cult, rock ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Banner of the Stars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Now that three years has passed since their first adventure, Lafiel is now captain on a new ship and Jinto has just finished his training. They go out to complete a mission of defending the Laptic Gate.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, exciting, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, adventure, heroic mission, battles, good versus evil, benign alien, heroes, distant planet, evil empire ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Mystery of the Third Planet (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 48 min.
Story: At the end of the 22nd century Alisa Seleznyova, her father Professor Seleznyov and pilot Zelyony go on a space expedition to find rare animals for Moscow Zoo. On the way they seem to encounter a mysterious conspiracy led by Doctor Verhovtsev ...
Style: entertaining, suspense, tense, talky, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, adventure, soviet, intergalactic, family, animal life, invisibility, mystery, invisible, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
Place: russia, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bodacious Space Pirates (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Miniskirt Space Pirates is a Japanese light novel series written by Yūichi Sasamoto and published by Asahi Shimbun Shuppan since October 2008. An anime television series adaptation produced by Satelight, under the title Bodacious Space Pirates ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, space travel, pirate, spacecraft, life turned upside down, danger, escapades, youth, space wars, outer space, disorder, social relations ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Wings of Honneamise (1987)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On a future Earth, war between the Kingdom of Honneamise and its rival, The Republic, is inevitable. As evolving technology creates new ways to wage war, a small group seeks to propel mankind into space in their world’s first spaceflight program. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, visually appealing, weird ...
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Place: japan, tokyo
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26%
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Time Masters (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Switzerland, West Germany, UK, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: On planet Perdide, an attack of giant hornets leaves Piel – a young boy – alone in a wrecked car with his dying father. A mayday message reaches their friend Jaffar, an adventurer travelling through space. On board Jaffar’s shuttle are the ...
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
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Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Galaxy Express 999 (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the future, one can achieve immortality by obtaining a mechanized body. Orphaned, young Tetsuro hitches a ride on the space train Galaxy Express 999 in the hope of obtaining a cyborg body to avenge his mother's death. Along the way, he meets ...
Style: serious, contemplative, futuristic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Space Battleship Yamato (1974)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When vile aliens known as the Gamilons wreak nuclear havoc on Earth, a group of survivors refit the Japanese battleship Yamato for intergalactic travel and set off on a mission to retrieve a neutralizer that will eradicate the radiation from ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: After managing to survive attacks by Zeon's Char Aznable and Garma Zabi, the crew of Federation warship White Base and its mobile suits must battle Zeon forces through Asia, Europe, and the Atlantic Ocean if they are to reach Earth ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set between Episode II and III the Clone Wars is the first computer animated Star Wars film. Anakin and Obi Wan must find out who kidnapped Jabba the Hutts son and return him safely. The Seperatists will try anything to stop them and ruin any chance ...
Style: exciting, serious, saga, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, space wars, jedi, apprentice, battles, heroes, androids, senator, adventure, heroic mission, conspiracy ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation III: Love is the Pulse of the Stars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Universal Century 0087, Char Aznable has now become the leader of the AEUG. Scirocco, the man from Jupiter, schemes to seize control of the Titans. Haman, the Axis leader, is attempting to restore the Zabi family. Through politics and strategy, ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon (1965)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story concerns a homeless boy named Ricky, or Ted in the Japanese version. After seeing a movie about Gulliver he meets Professor Gulliver himself in a forest. Gulliver is now an elderly, space-traveling scientist. With Dr. Gulliver's ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Mobile Suit Gundam F91 (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: U.C. 0123. After a generation of peace, the Earth Federation has begun to build new space colonies to house humanity's growing population. But a new force, the aristocratic Crossbone Vanguard, plans to seize the colonies of the newly ...
Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: battles, outer space, evil alien, space and aliens, androids and robots, society, spacecraft, heroic mission, future dystopia, superhero, chaos, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Amuro Ray and the rest of the White Base crew, now denominated the 13th Autonomous Corps, return to outer space to support the rest of the Earth Federation forces for the decisive battle against the Duchy of Zeon's forces.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, danger, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, chaos, battles, father son relationship, piloted giant robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
They Were Eleven (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of students from the Cosmo Academy are about to take their final exam: surviving for over fifty days in a derelict ship. But when they arrive, they discover that instead of ten students, there are eleven. One of them doesn't belong ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, academy, exam, alien, impostor, telepathy, cyborgs, space travel, survival, culture clash, mission gone awry, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%