Movies like Venus Wars

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Venus Wars (1989)
 6.7
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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: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, adaptation directed by original author
Audience: boys' night
Plot: invasion, reporter, good versus evil, a.i., adventure, war, motorcycle, androids and robots, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, technology gone awry, space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, society, chaos ...
Time: 21st century

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Most similar movies to Venus Wars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, chaos, escapades, androids and robots and imaginary mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Venus Wars: Ark (2005), Black Magic M-66 (1987), Mobile Suit Gundam I (1981), Sin: The Movie (2000), Patlabor: The Movie (1989). 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: serious, stylized, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distant planet, a.i., androids and robots, good versus evil, man versus machine, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: soldier, murder, a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, lone wolves, master villain, superhero, man versus machine, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, good versus evil, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.8
 382
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: futuristic, rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., gory, androids and robots, cyberpunk, government agency, tough law enforcer, adventure, fighting crime, investigation, race against time, save the world, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, save the day, police, investigation, fighting the system, good versus evil, neo noir, mecha, a.i., androids and robots, master villain, fighting crime ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, stylized, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, violence, robot, ghost, mars, a.i., androids and robots, master villain, fighting crime, save the world, adventure, terrorism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, adventure, androids and robots, save the world, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, memory loss, technology gone awry, time travel ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, battle zone, outer space, political unrest, space wars, battles, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mecha, androids and robots, man versus machine, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission, danger, adventure, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, serious, stylized, exciting, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, androids and robots, battle zone, superhero, outer space, heroic mission, space wars, heroes, imaginary, adventure, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, serious, exciting, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, space and aliens, space wars, battles, danger, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, chaos, space colony, piloted giant robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, epic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: a.i., adventure, androids and robots, space battle, mecha, space opera, lone wolves, master villain, superhero, fighting crime, man versus machine, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 2K
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, mecha, cyberpunk, benign alien, mad scientist, man versus machine, alien encounter, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, space wars ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: serious, bleak, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, fighting the system, androids and robots, master villain, future dystopia, heroic mission, technology gone awry, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, heroes, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, danger, chaos, a.i., genetic engineering, vestiges of humanity, cyberpunk, cloning, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, a.i., androids and robots, deadly creature, changing the past or future, adventure, good versus evil, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 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, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: insanity, space wars, violence, space and aliens, apocalypse, mecha, philosophy, youth, a.i., androids and robots, body horror, man versus machine ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: surreal, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Plot: space travel, androids and robots, apocalypse, young heroes, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan, battleship, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, battle zone, androids and robots, superhero, heroic mission, spacecraft, space wars, heroes, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: a.i., adventure, androids and robots, cyberpunk, government agency, secret agents, fighting crime, investigation, uncover truth, future dystopia, heroic mission, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, space travel, alien encounter, chaos, angel, pilot, a.i., adventure, parent child relationship, man versus machine, save the world, future dystopia ...
Time: near future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., adventure, androids and robots, master villain, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, terrorism, a.i., androids and robots, master villain, man versus machine, save the world, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, mecha, cyberpunk, androids and robots, battle zone, master warrior, war, save the world, survival, heroic mission, tough heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, androids and robots, benign alien, master villain, save the world, adventure, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.9
 815
Macross Zero  (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Taking place one year before the events of the original Macross series, Macross Zero chronicles the final days of the war between the U.N. Spacy and anti-U.N. factions. After being shot down by the anti-U.N.'s newest fighter plane, ace pilot ...
Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, military, space and aliens, airplane, alien technology, island, battle zone, spacecraft, battles, priestess, romance, air force ...
Time: year 2008
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: spacecraft, a.i., androids and robots, benign alien, man versus machine, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.8
 1K
Gunbuster (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In the very near future, a race of huge, insectoid aliens are discovered traveling the galaxy. These aliens, which are known as the Uchuu Kaijuu, or Space Monsters, seem dedicated to the eradication of the human species as the latter takes its first ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, a.i., androids and robots, vengeance, heroes, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens, hotshot hero, alien encounter, destiny ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 415
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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, mecha, man versus machine, apocalypse, future dystopia, parallel world, technology gone awry, danger, imaginary, chaos, ghost ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 56
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, moon, a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, save the world, adventure, survival, alien encounter, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%