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Be Forever Yamato (1980)
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Be Forever Yamato (1980)
Original name: ヤマトよ永遠に
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The Black Nebula Empire attacks Earth and threatens to blow up the planet with a bomb they placed on Earth if counter attacked. Earths hopes rest on the Yamato crew as they go to the Black Nebula Planet and try to find a way to difuse the bomb before it's too late.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: time travel, deception, honor, battleship, space opera, bomb, plot twist
Time: 23rd century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, futuristic and serious films with plots about space opera, outer space, spacecraft, space travel, rivalry, space and aliens and heroes mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Be Forever Yamato: Space Battleship Yamato (1977), Odin (1985), Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978), Space Battleship Yamato (1974), Arcadia of My Youth (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Space Battleship Yamato - Final Chapter (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 152 min.
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Plot: honor, flood, water, space opera, battleship
Time: 23rd century
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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, emotional, sentimental, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future, 70s, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Space Runaway Ideon: Be Invoked (1982)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
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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 ⇓
41%
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Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, fight back, spacecraft, evil empire, heroic mission, outer space, space wars, space travel, evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: stylized, futuristic, clever, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, rivalry, ambition, rise to the top, battles, spacecraft, political intrigue, rebelliousness, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Space Battleship Yamato (1974)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, heroes, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, evil empire, battles, escapades ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, death, parent child relationship, spacecraft, military, father daughter relationship, tyranny ...
Time: 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Overture to a New War (1993)
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on a series of sci-fi novels, this series tells the story of a massive conflict between the Prussia-like Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance. It describes all levels of the war, from the tactical to the strategic, but focuses most on ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, clever, epic ...
Audience: teens
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Duration: 89 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Arcadia of My Youth (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: stylized, futuristic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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