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Ghost In The Shell: The New Movie (2015)
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Ghost In The Shell: The New Movie (2015)
Original name: 攻殻機動隊 新劇場版
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic Japan after the end of a brutal world war, science has advanced by leaps and bounds giving humanity the choice to prolong life and reduce suffering with the use of sophisticated cybernetics. With all of humanity linked into one system of minds and personalities known as ghosts, the biggest threat to civilization is the cyber terrorists capable of hijacking people's bodies and memories. When a ghost-infecting virus known as Fire-Starter begins spreading through the system resulting in the assassination of the Japanese Prime Minister, Major Motoko Kusanagi and her elite team of special operatives are called in to track down its source. As they delve deeper and deeper into their investigation, they uncover traces of government corruption and a shadowy broker that bears an all-too-familiar face. The film is a continuation to the plot of the Pyrophoric Cult episode of Arise, and ties up loose ends from that arc.
Style: suspense, futuristic, melancholic
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, artificial intelligence, fantasy world, cyberspace, robot, hacker, investigation, scientist, murder, terrorism, technology, villain, internet, philosophy, memory, bomb, terrorist group, evolution, distopia, biopunk, network, bomb explosion, computer animation, girls with guns
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Ghost In The Shell: The New Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about cyberpunk, cyborgs, danger, androids and robots, rivalry, robot and investigation mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Ghost In The Shell: The New Movie: Ghost in the Shell (1995), Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008), Human Lost (2019), Battle Angel Alita (1993), Vexille (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ghost in the Shell Arise - Border 1: Ghost Pain (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: The story is set in 2027, one year after the end of the fourth non-nuclear war. New Port City is still reeling from the war's aftermath when it suffers a bombing caused by a self-propelled mine. Then, a military member implicated in ...
Style: sexy, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, fight scenes, moral ambiguity, investigation, character study, police investigation, ghost, fantasy world, love story, imagination, androids ...
Place: japan
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Ghost in the Shell Arise - Border 4: Ghost Stands Alone (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The upcoming installment's story takes place amidst signs of postwar reconstruction in the winter of 2028. Tensions are rising in New Port City as demonstrations are held concerning the interests of foreign cartels. This leads to a shooting ...
Style: stylized, dark, humorous, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, mind game, government agency, law enforcement, uncover truth, a.i., fighting crime, track down, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ghost in the Shell Arise - Border 3: Ghost Tears (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Posing as lovers on vacation, Motoko and Batou work to try to stop a terrorist organization whose symbol is the Scrasath. Meanwhile, Togusa investigates a murder of a man who possessed a prosthetic leg manufactured by the Mermaid's Leg ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, cyberpunk, police investigation, terrorism, fighting crime, partners against crime, murder, tough law enforcer, uncover truth, technology gone awry, law enforcement, a.i. ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster' begins ...
Style: philosophical, mind bending, exciting, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, cyberspace, hacker, cyborgs, policewoman, androids and robots, chase, mind game, technology gone awry, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 2 - Ghost Whisper (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Freed of her responsibilities with the 501 Organization, Motoko Kusanagi must now learn how to take orders from Aramaki. Someone hacks the Logicomas, and Batou enlists the help of former army intelligence officer Ishikawa and former air artillery ...
Style: stylized, serious, psychological, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: androids and robots, cyberpunk, terrorism, a.i., undercover, mind game, technology gone awry, mystery, fighting crime, partners against crime, partners, police investigation ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Groundbreaking director Mamoru Oshii continues to push the boundaries of art and anime with this universally acclaimed cyber thriller following cyborg detective Batou as he tries to unravel the reasons for a murderous robot revolt in the year 2032. ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, investigation, androids, crimes, good versus evil, fighting crime, mind game, computers and web, escapades, loss of partner ...
Time: future, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster'. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 is a reproduced version of its original 1995 ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, female spy, cyberspace, hacker, terrorism, woman fights a man, future dystopia, anti heroine, uncover truth, mind game, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Human Lost (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the year 2036 man kind has revolutionized the medical field. Scientist have conquered death via the use of internal nanomachines and the “Shell System,” however, only the richest can afford to partake. Yozo Oba has been troubled by strange ...
Style: suspense, surreal, futuristic, unusual plot structure, bleak
Plot: cyberpunk, society, nanotechnology, degradation, artificial intelligence, suicidal thoughts, supernatural power, robot, drug addict, death, female director
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, futuristic, atmospheric
Plot: androids and robots, hacker, crimes, adventure, investigation, politics, terrorism, future dystopia, cyberspace, undercover, fighting crime, a.i. ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A new 3D version of Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, visually appealing
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, tough girl, violence, strong female lead, machine, driving, aging, car, suicide, blood, gun ...
Time: 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Battle Angel Alita (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Hunter Warrior and cyborg healer named Ido formerly lived in the floating land of Zalem, the paradise that hovers above the refuse heap of Scrap Iron City in which he now resides with his former lover, Chiren. In his travels as a bounty hunter — ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, bleak, futuristic
Plot: bounty hunter, cyberpunk, androids and robots, distopia, cyborgs, apocalypse, nudity (full frontal - brief), robot, graphic violence, future dystopia, genetic engineering, killer robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, terrorism, cyberpunk, future dystopia, man versus machine, research, chaos, isolation, apocalypse, technology gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Expelled from Paradise (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A.D. 2400, DEVA's central council detects an incident of unauthorized access into their mainframe. Someone on Earth was trying to hack into the system. The only information DEVA was able to retrieve was that hacker referred to themselves as ...
Style: tense, captivating, futuristic, exciting
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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man (2005)
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Duration: 160 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan's elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.
Style: mecha, seinen, futuristic, psychological, 3d animation
Plot: cyberpunk, capitalism, police, artificial intelligence, evolution, strong female lead, collapse, idealism, female protagonist, conspiracy, disaster, robot ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Appleseed (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
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Style: futuristic, stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Animatrix (2003)
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Country: USA, Japan
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Style: philosophical, exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Psycho-Pass: The Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 113 min.
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Style: captivating, exciting, psychological, tense, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs hackers, sharpshooters, detectives and cyborgs all in an ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: futuristic, entertaining, captivating, exciting
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38%
Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Psycho-Pass 3: First Inspector (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Style: seinen, atmospheric, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mardock Scramble: The Third Exhaust (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 66 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, bleak ...
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