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Space Runaway Ideon: Be Invoked (1982)
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Space Runaway Ideon: Be Invoked (1982)
Original name: 伝説巨神イデオン 発動篇
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Above the Buff Clan homeworld rises their complete fleet of battleships and heavy mobile mechas, dominated by the awesome majesty of their latest and most deadly superweapon. And even with all these forces, Supreme Commander Doba is troubled - he has staked the future of his entire people on this military might. Can the lethal weaponry prepared by the Ome Foundation truly prove sufficient to slay the Giant God of legend, Ideon? Meanwhile, on the Solo Ship, the Earthlings only want a planet they could escape to to avoid the endless attacks of the Buff Clan - a desire they know can never be. They cannot abandon the Ideon for fear of what others may try to do with its power, but they do not control it and its very existence among them only incites further bloodshed from their relentless foe. For the Solo Ship and the Buff Clan, the final conflict is rapidly approaching...
Style: mecha
Plot: outer space, apocalypse, alien, pregnancy, forbidden love, genocide, space wars, massacre, giant robots, hopes, rebirth, new world, general, loss of loved one, death of child, commander, surrealism, messiah, stabbed in the back, last stand, sororicide, revenge, shot in the chest, shot in the head, shot in the shoulder ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out mecha, futuristic, stylized and serious films with plots about outer space, heroes, space and aliens, giant robots, battles, adventure and rivalry mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Space Runaway Ideon: Be Invoked: Fight!! Iczer-1 (1985), Rhea Gall Force (1989), Be Forever Yamato (1980), Mobile Suit Gundam F91 (1991), Video Warrior Laserion (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fight!! Iczer-1 (1985)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rhea Gall Force (1989)
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Duration: 24 min.
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