Movies like Venus Wars

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Venus Wars (1989)
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Venus Wars (1989)
Original name: ヴィーナス戦記
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia. Bubbly reporter Susan Sommers arrives in the capitol of Aphrodia just before it's captured by Ishtar. She falls in with a bunch of teen-agers who live for a sort of motorcycle version of Roller Derby. Daredevil rider Hiro and his friends reluctantly join the struggle to free Aphrodia from the invaders. Not surprisingly, Hiro proves an ace at piloting the mono-cycles that are the Aphrodians' secret weapon in the key battle.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, adaptation directed by original author
Audience: boys' night
Plot: invasion, reporter, apocalypse, adventure, androids and robots, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, politics, battles, space wars, save the world, life is a bitch, journalism, good versus evil, a.i., intrigue, danger, society, heroic mission, chases and races, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades ...
Time: 21st century

Most similar movies to Venus Wars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, stylized and futuristic films with plots about danger, heroes, chaos, rivalry, imaginary, androids and robots and escapades mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Venus Wars: Ark (2005), Mobile Suit Gundam I (1981), Black Magic M-66 (1987), Patlabor: The Movie (1989), Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ark (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The population of the planet Alcyone is split in two; the cultures of the Ceveans and the Storrions are locked in eternal war, destroying their home. Led by their priestess Amiel, the Ceveans constructed the Ark in an attempt to flee their world, ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, man versus machine, rivalry, distant planet, heroic mission, a.i., heroes, danger, society, chaos, space travel, destiny ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mobile Suit Gundam I (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year Universal Century 0079, humans have colonized the area of space lying in between the Earth and the moon. However the ambitious Zabi family, rulers of the Duchy of Zeon (the grouping of colonies furthest from the earth) has sparked a war.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, future dystopia, lone wolves, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, imaginary, danger, society, good versus evil, superhero, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Black Magic M-66 (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A freelance reporter stumbles on a desperate military operation. An army chopper has crashed and its cargo has been activated. Now there are two killer androids running loose in the wilderness and have the daughter of their inventor as their target. ...
Style: rough, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, soldier, computers and web, adventure, crimes, life is a bitch, supernatural, journalism, chaos, race against time, heroes, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, exciting, serious, stylized, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, imaginary, heroic mission, space wars, battle zone, adventure, escapades, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens, androids and robots, future dystopia, outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
Patlabor: The Movie (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mysterious suicide and a series of unmanned robot run-aways sparks off a Police investigation into the suspicious software on-board thousands of industrial robots around Tokyo.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, police, save the day, investigation, chaos, space travel, save the world, danger, society, law enforcement, rivalry, a.i. ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Naomi Armitage and Ross Sylibus have changed their names and live with their daughter Yoko as a happy and normal family on Mars — until an android riot breaks out at an anti-matter plant on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, cyberpunk, violence, robot, rivalry, heroes, fighting crime, mars, adventure, future dystopia, a.i., chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.8
 388
Sin: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: It is the near future, and the city of Freeport teeters on the verge of total collapse. The twin tides of rampant crime and ruinous graft face only one barrier: the elite strike force HARDCORPS. Led by Colonel John Blade, HARDCORPS is the last force ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: imaginary, adventure, tough law enforcer, crimes, escapades, life is a bitch, androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, a.i., race against time, chaos, police corruption ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: futuristic, exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, danger, battles, space wars, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, rivalry, father son relationship, robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
Xenosaga: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: 4000 years have passed since humanity abandoned Earth. Forced to fight an alien form of life, Gnosis, mankind developed KOS-MOS - a battle android with amazing capabilities. When a ship carrying android is being attacked, KOS-MOS gets activated and ...
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: future dystopia, space wars, a.i., androids and robots, uncontrollable, destiny, space travel, chaos, rivalry, battles, save the world, spacecraft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Wind Named Amnesia (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A wind has swept the Earth taking all the memories from everyone. No one knows who they are, how to speak, or how to use the tools of modern civilization. Two years later a young man who has been re-educated travels across America on a mysterious ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, future dystopia, technology gone awry, escapades, androids and robots, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, imaginary, adventure, save the world, heroes ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In UC 0093 the Federation has recovered from its defeat and has created a new anti-colonial special forces unit to deal with rebel forces: Londo Bell. Elsewhere in space Char Aznable re-appears out of self imposed hiding with a declaration that he ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: lone wolves, androids and robots, a.i., heroic mission, escapades, asteroids and comets, rivalry, race against time, adventure, master villain, imaginary, fighting crime ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
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Oldman Z (1991)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old man is being treated specially by the Department of Health under the so-called Project Z, a special nursing bed with a 6th generation computer on board. When the pain and loneliness of the old man reaches his ex-private nurse, she decides to ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, a.i., benign alien, escapades, life is a bitch, imaginary, space wars, space and aliens, computers and web, experiment gone awry, golden years, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, escapades, adventure, battle zone, heroic mission, chaos, space station, battles, heroes, evil alien, survival, superhero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, asteroids and comets, battle zone, collision, chaos, space station, escapades, space and aliens, special agents, space wars, imaginary, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
New Getter Robo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: New Getter Robot is an anime original video animation co-produced by Dynamic Planning and Bandai Visual. The series is a re-imagining of the 1970s manga Getter Robo, created by Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa, that incorporates aspects of Japanese ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, imaginary, androids and robots, future dystopia, technology gone awry, escapades, adventure, master villain, a.i. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Armitage III: Polymatrix (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ross Sylibus is assigned to a police unit on a Martian colony, to find that women are being murdered by a psychotic named D'anclaude. He is assigned a very unorthodox partner named Naomi Armitage, who seems to have links to the victims. To stir ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, master villain, heroic mission, life is a bitch, crimes, imaginary, future dystopia, fighting the system, heroes, space and aliens, chases and races, law enforcement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: The Last Blitz of Zeon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: U.C. 0083 - Three years after the end of the catastrophic One Year War, peace on Earth and the colonies is shattered by the presence of the Delaz Fleet, a rogue Zeon military group loyal to the ideals of the late dictator Gihren Zabi. Delaz ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, space station, chaos, chess, military, rivalry, evil alien, heroes, battles, danger, chaos and mayhem, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (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: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mecha, chaos, society, monster, transformation, apocalypse, giant, man versus machine, heroes, evil alien, rivalry, angel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
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 424
Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Beauty is only skin deep, but when you can’t see beneath the skin, how can you know what you’re really dealing with? In a world where perfect androids called Boomers have infiltrated every aspect of society, it’s the job of Branch to maintain ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, parallel world, society, righting the wronged, rivalry, supernatural, chaos, ghost, danger, realism, man versus machine, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 14 years after third impact, Ikari Shinji awakens to a world he does not remember. He hasn't aged. Much of Earth is laid in ruins, Nerv has been dismantled, and people who he once protected have turned against him. Befriending the enigmatic ...
Style: psychological, bleak, surreal, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, apocalypse, battles, danger, heroic mission, young heroes, space and aliens, life is a bitch, future dystopia, escapades, giant, aerial combats ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, battleship, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 7K
Vexille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 2067: Isolation: Japan seals herself off from the eyes of the world in the face of unilateral international policy setting strict limits on the use of robotic technology. The island nation exists only behind a veil of seclusion. No soul shall ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, master villain, computers and web, heroic mission, a.i., chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, space and aliens, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 58
Geneshaft (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: In the 21st century mankind was on the brink of destruction. Through genetic engineering however they eradicated such feelings as love and the desire for power. Since women are naturally less aggressive than men, women to man ratio was set to 9:1. ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, survival, apocalypse, chaos, space travel, moon, save the world, heroes, evil alien, man versus machine, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 17K
Appleseed (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, philosophical, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., genetic engineering, cyberpunk, vestiges of humanity, female warrior, danger, apocalypse, technology gone awry, chaos, save the world, cloning ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13 (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Dr. Gero's Androids #13, #14, and #15 are awakened by the laboratory computers and immediately head to the mall where Goku is shopping. After Goku, Trunks, and Vegita defeat #14 and #15, #13 absorbs their inner computers and becomes a super ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, superhuman powers, master warrior, escapades, space and aliens, androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, crimes, danger, imaginary kingdom, space wars, isolation ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED is an anime series developed by Sunrise and directed by Mitsuo Fukuda. As with other series from the Gundam franchise, Gundam SEED takes place in a parallel timeline, in this case the Cosmic Era, the first to do so. In this ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, technology gone awry, heroes, battles, danger, society, save the world, rivalry, space wars, imaginary, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Blue Gender: The Warrior (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It is a time of chaos. Earth is no longer what it used to be. It has been infested with a bug like species called the Blue. Yuji Kaido, who has a mysterious disease, is put into suspended animation until a cure is found. When he wakes up Yuji learns ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, rivalry, soldier, good versus evil, deadly, evil alien, alien encounter, heroes, society, apocalypse, time travel, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam is a televised anime series, produced by Sunrise. Created and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, it premiered in Japan on Nagoya Broadcasting Network on April 7, 1979, and lasted until January 26, 1980, spanning 43 episodes. It was the ...
Style: stylized, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, evil alien, society, danger, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens, man versus machine, heroes, battles, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story takes place in the year 2034, two years after the events in Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG. Female cyborg Major Motoko Kusanagi has left Public Security Section 9, an elite counter-terrorist and anti-crime unit specializing in ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: secret agents, crimes, future dystopia, uncover truth, adventure, computers and web, technology gone awry, life is a bitch, a.i., imaginary, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Virus Buster Serge (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Virus Buster Serge, known in Japan simply as Virus is a Japanese media franchise. It originated as an adventure game for the Sega Saturn. It was adapted into an anime television series which was directed by Masami Ōbari, produced by J.C.Staff and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: man versus machine, heroes, fighting crime, save the world, society, disability, rivalry, battles, chaos, race against time, assassination, danger ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team - Miller's Report (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 51 min.
Story: In a future war, a young battle robot pilot suspected of being a spy must face court martial. Meanwhile, the home village of a friend of his is threatened by enemy forces.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: escapades, special agents, androids and robots, adventure, army investigation, future dystopia, soldier, rivalry, military, danger, battles, village ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%