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The Phoenix: Space Chapter (1987)
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The Phoenix: Space Chapter (1987)
Original name: 火の鳥 宇宙編
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: This is the third part of "The Phoenix" series of the Kadokawa Haruki Office Co., Ltd. version. It is an animation version of the original story by Tezuka Osamu that depicts the cruelty of love through the fate of spacemen destined to drift through the universe after losing their mother ship..
Plot: outer space, alien, violence, space travel, spacecraft, baby, fire, phoenix, spear
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, exciting, stylized and serious films with plots about outer space, adventure, spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, alien and escapades mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Phoenix: Space Chapter: Galaxy Express 999 (1979), Harlock Saga (1999), They Were Eleven (1986), Crusher Joe (1983), Harlock: Space Pirate (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, bleak, touching, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, train, androids and robots, betrayal, dishonesty, train ride, intergalactic, passenger, emotionless, last wish, street kid ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku (1990)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Bardock, Son Goku's father, is a low-ranking Saiyan soldier who was given the power to see into the future by the last remaining alien on a planet he just destroyed. He witnesses the destruction of his race and must now do his best to stop ...
Style: suspense, brutal, visually appealing, dark, complex ...
Plot: genocide, alien, tragedy, violence, fight, brutality, sexualized violence, death of protagonist, battles, blood, mass murder, flying ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.5
 214
Harlock Saga (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Legend tells of the Rheingold, an all-powerful metal used by the gods of Valhalla during the forging of the universe. Legend says that he who wields the Rheingold wields ultimate power over all things; yea, even over the gods themselves. The ...
Plot: honor, crew, planet, space war, space travel, violence, alien, pirate, outer space, based on opera, space pirate, space battle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, academy, impostor, alien, cyborgs, telepathy, exam, space travel, survival, culture clash, mission gone awry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Space Battleship Yamato Resurrection (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In the year 2220 A.D., the Earth Federation launches a plan to evacuate Earth when discovering that a travelling black hole capable of destroying anything in its path is on course towards the solar system. As the people on Earth prepare to relocate ...
Plot: alien, evacuation, black hole, outer space, self sacrifice, battleship, parent child relationship, death, spacecraft, military, father daughter relationship, tyranny ...
Time: 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.1
 192
Crusher Joe (1983)
Genre: Action, Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Enter the tale of the Crusher Council, a group of rugged individuals known for assignments ranging from transportation to terraforming and everything in between. In the early days of space exploration the Crushers took on the job of destroying ...
Plot: surrealism, space travel, planet, outer space, space opera, teenager, father son relationship, spacecraft, space colony, pirate, young
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, pirate, adventure, space wars, battles, rebelliousness, society, rebellion, hopes, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Space Pirate Captain Harlock (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock is a manga series written and illustrated by Leiji Matsumoto, serialized Akita Shoten's Play Comic from 1977 to 1979. The series was adapted into an animated television series in 1978 directed by Rintaro and ...
Plot: resistance, alien, fight, honor, explosion, alien invasion, space travel, 2d animation, pirate, crew, heroes, space war ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Welcome to the Space Show (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Five children save the life of a dog-like alien while at a self-run summer camp. He attempts to reward them by taking them to an alien colony on the Moon. Events take a turn for the worse when his report on that attack that injured him causes ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, rescue, alien, adventure, space travel, track down, getting home, danger, escapades, school, summer camp, friendship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.0
 450
Space Firebird (1980)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phoenix 2772 starts with twelve minutes without dialogue, much like a silent film, recalling the birth and education of Godo. In this brave new world, children are born in test tubes and are raised by computers and robots. Godo learns the skills ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: future dystopia, fall in love, androids and robots, save the world, danger, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, resurrection, outer space, possession ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.6
 150
Odin (1985)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Odin centers around the novice crew of the laser sailing space schooner Starlight as they embark on an historic interstellar test flight. They are intercepted by what seems to be a wrecked spaceship only to find that it contains a lone survivor; a ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: space travel, outer space, grandmother grandson relationship, alien race, enslavement, schooner, mutiny, distant future, spacecraft, explosion, amnesia, rescue mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, adventurer, man versus machine, danger, battles, evil empire, killer robot, distant planet, space wars, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 and aliens, space travel, adventure, outer space, family, animal life, soviet, invisibility, mystery, spacecraft, invisible, disappearance ...
Time: future, 80s, 22nd century
Place: russia, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.1
 3K
Space Dandy (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Space Dandy is a dandy in space! This dreamy adventurer with a to-die-for pompadour travels across the galaxy in search of aliens no one has ever laid eyes on. Each new species he discovers earns him a hefty reward, but this dandy has to be quick on ...
Style: not serious, humorous, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, alien, adventure, outer space, human in outer space, escapades, imaginary, encounter, search, reward, alien encounter, adventurer ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: world war two, pirate, heroes, spacecraft, space wars, witch, adventure, imaginary, heroic mission, alien encounter, battle zone, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 101K
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, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, adventure, outer space, steampunk, space travel, treasure hunt, alien, spacecraft, androids and robots, treasure, adventurer, disney ...
Time: future, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, hopes, battleship, galaxy, spirit, battles, evil alien, society, danger ...
Time: future, 70s, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, serious, exciting, visually appealing, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, astronaut, conspiracy, assassination, fighting the system, rivalry, underdog, space and aliens, heroes, society, adventure ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dragon Ball Z Gaiden: The Plot to Destroy the Saiyans (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Dr. Raichii is the only Tsufurujin (the race eradicated by the Saiyajin many years ago) thought to have survived. He now is going to take revenge on the only surviving Saiyajin still alive, Goku and Vegeta. He uses machines that emit destron, a gas ...
Plot: dragon, battle, battles, mild violence, kung fu master, karate chop, karate kick, alien, martial arts, kung fu classic, outer space, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Queen Millennia (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1999, astronomer Professor Amamori has discovered a tenth planet within the solar system. Unfortunately, he also discovers that it is set to collide with the Earth on 9 September 1999, at 9:09:09 AM. Professor Amamori makes preparations ...
Plot: outer space, princess, world, universe, save the world, alien planet, end of the world, spacecraft
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, toxic, ecology, adventure, princess, airplane, giant, post apocalypse, coming of age, war ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.3
 31K
Final Space (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An astronaut named Gary and his planet-destroying sidekick Mooncake embark on serialized journeys through space in order to unlock the mystery of “Final Space,” the last point in the universe, if it actually does exist.
Style: exciting, feel good, light, futuristic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, spacecraft, alien, outer space, heroes, friendship, astronaut, team, space exploration, good versus evil, love and romance, robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space wars, rivalry, danger, imaginary, society, superhero, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.7
 31K
Heavy Metal (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
Style: erotic, sexual, atmospheric, adult animation, stylized ...
Plot: heavy metal, graphic violence, good versus evil, adventure, nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, rock, taxi driver, space station, betrayal, ufo, taxi ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Starship Troopers (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Mysterious monstrous alien creatures attack Earth's colonies. This OVA focuses on Juan "Johnnie" Rico who joins the army because of Carmen, a girl he likes, his days in boot camps, his losses and Earth's first counterattack.
Plot: propaganda, boot camp, fire, infiltration, space war, alcohol, beer, laser, trap, loss, space wars, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 598
Lensman (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Kimball Kinnison, a young man from the agricultural planet Mquie and his Valerian companinon, Buscirk find a dying man with a legendary crystal lens embedded in his hand. As the man was dying, he mysteriously passed on the Lens to Kim. With more ...
Style: cult film, psychedelic
Plot: slave labor, crystal, outer space, suicide, suicide mission, space opera, human in outer space, nightclub, alien, anarchy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Galaxy Express 999 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, people are able to take on artificial bodies and achieve immortality. A poor orphan, Tetsuro Hoshino, strives to obtain a mechanical body for the triple incentive of eternal life, of revenge (his mother was gunned down by ...
Style: bleak, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, androids and robots, train ride, train, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Led by a strange dream, scientist Aki Ross struggles to collect the eight spirits in the hope of creating a force powerful enough to protect the planet. With the aid of the Deep Eyes Squadron and her mentor, Dr. Sid, Aki must save the Earth from its ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer animation, infected, space station, alien, scientist, military, save the world, post apocalypse, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: arizona, new york, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, save the world, a.i., escapades, danger, dark past, soldier, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: future, 2030s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.0
 2K
Ulysses 31 (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A retelling of "The Odyssey" set in the 31st Century, Ulysses and his son go through many adventures to return home.
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, adventure, rivalry, getting home, androids and robots, imaginary, escapades, parents and children, slavery ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%