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Once Upon a Time Was the Space (1982)
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Once Upon a Time Was the Space (1982)
Original name: Il était une fois… l'espace
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Canada, Argentina
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Once Upon a Time… Space is a French/Japanese animated TV series from 1982, directed by Albert Barillé. The series was animated in Japan by the animation studio Eiken, and is thus considered to be anime as it also aired on Japanese TV, albeit not until 1984, under the title Ginga Patrol PJ. In contrast to the show's success in the West, the series' Japanese broadcast was consigned to an early-morning time slot and attracted little attention.
Style: futuristic, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: outer space, mars, family, space and aliens, escapades, space station, society, wise man, wisdom of life, spacewalk, human nature, computer system, robot, alien, spacecraft, space travel, planet, rebellion, space battle, telepathy, space opera, imaginary
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Once Upon a Time Was the Space

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, captivating, exciting and serious films and TV series with plots about escapades, outer space, space and aliens, imaginary, heroes, adventure and space travel mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Once Upon a Time Was the Space: Once Upon a Time... Life (1987), Once Upon a Time... Man (1978), Ulysses 31 (1981), Lloyd in Space (2001), Space Dandy (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Once Upon a Time... Life (1987)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: France, Japan, Canada, Italy, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Il était une fois... la vie is a French animated television series which tells the story of the human body for children. The program was originally produced in France in 1987 by Procidis and directed by Albert Barillé. The series consists of 26 ...
Style: captivating, serious, educational, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, escapades, society, dedicated educator, wisdom of life, wise man, human nature, biology, virus, cell, bacteria, anthropomorphism ...
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100%
Once Upon a Time... Man (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Once Upon a Time… Man is a French animated TV series from 1978 directed by Albert Barillé. It is the first in the Once Upon a Time... franchise. The series explains world history in a format designed for children. The action focuses around one ...
Style: captivating, serious, witty
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wise man, wisdom of life, human nature, family, elderly, dedicated educator, escapades, society, european history, ancient history, evolution, religion ...
Time: middle ages, 1910s, 17th century, 16th century, 15th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miles From Tomorrowland: Let's Rocket (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hitch a ride with MILES FROM TOMORROWLAND and... LET'S ROCKET! Climb aboard the starship "Stellosphere" and meet Miles Callisto, his loving family and his best buddy Merc, a robo-ostrich built for speed, friendship and fun! Tasked by ...
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, futuristic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: outer space, adventurer, escapades, heroes, parents and children, family, siblings relations, youth, space and aliens, young heroes, space station, space travel ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth (2009)
Genre: Animation
Country: France
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Teenagers, the internationally-recognized characters of the series, will be the heroes of adventures in which they will play an active role. They will be a force for change, faced with situations and problems they need to resolve. The series will be ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: environmentalism, global warming, wisdom of life, wise man, environmental health, save the planet, escapades, contamination, society, family, imaginary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Quill is Star-Lord, the brash adventurer who, to save the universe from its greatest threats, joins forces with a quartet of disparate misfits — fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, a tree-like humanoid named Groot, the enigmatic, expert fighter ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, semi serious, futuristic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, escapades, adventure, save the world, spacecraft, hotshot hero, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, disorder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ulysses 31 (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, 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, kids
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, greek mythology, escapades, rivalry, space and aliens, androids and robots, adventure, getting home, slavery, greek ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lloyd in Space (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lloyd in Space is an animated television series, created by Joe Ansolabehere and Paul Germain, and released in 2001 on ABC-TV on Saturday mornings. The pilot was written by Ansolabehere, Germain and Mark Drop. The characters were designed by Eric ...
Style: futuristic, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: space station, outer space, robot, time travel, androids, telekinesis, alien, adventure, friendship, friends, space and aliens, farm ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, space travel, outer space, adventure, human in outer space, escapades, heroes, encounter, space opera, space and aliens, adventurer, reward ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
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Treasure Planet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, 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, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, steampunk, adventure, treasure hunt, outer space, alien, treasure, space travel, adventurer, androids and robots, disney, spacecraft ...
Time: future, distant future, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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The Jetsons (1962)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Jetsons is an American animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera, originally airing in primetime from 1962-1963, then later as part of the weekday/weekend morning programming block called The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera, until 1987. New ...
Style: futuristic, sitcom, not serious, humorous, 2d animation ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, outer space, flying car, dog, robot, disorder, promotion, androids and robots, society, youth, escapades, mischievous children ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Space Battleship Yamato (1974)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, save the world, space wars, outer space, siege, evil empire, battles, radiation, survival, heroes, evil alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
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Heroic Age (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: When the Golden Race invited other races to join them in the stars, three sentient races answered their call. The Goldens called them the Bronze, Silver and Heroic Tribes. Just before the Gold Tribe left to travel to another Universe, a fourth race ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, tense, mecha, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, save the world, heroic mission, heroes, space travel, rivalry, space wars, redemption, escapades, obsessive quest, legends and myths, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Silverhawks (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Family, Adventure, Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: SilverHawks is an American animated television series developed by Rankin/Bass Productions and distributed by Lorimar-Telepictures in 1986. The animation was provided by Japanese studio Pacific Animation Corporation. In total, 65 episodes were made. ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, androids and robots, heroic mission, space wars, space travel, adventure, law enforcement, family, crimes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Planetes (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2075, mankind has reached a point where journeying between Earth, the moon and the space stations is part of daily life. However, the progression of technology in space has also resulted in the problem of the space debris, which can ...
Style: futuristic, serious, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, space and aliens, astronaut, spacewalk, technology, escapades, boss and employee, space station, workplace situations, fear, nasa ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Star Wars Rebels (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set between the events of Star Wars: Episodes III and IV, the story unfolds during a dark time when the evil Galactic Empire is tightening its grip of power on the galaxy. Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet and are ruining the lives of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, space travel, star wars, female humanoid alien, outer space, warrior, battles, space wars, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Terrahawks (1983)
Genre: Animation, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Gerry Anderson & Christopher Burr's Terrahawks, simply referred to as Terrahawks, was a 1980s British science fiction television series produced by Anderson Burr Pictures and created by the production team of Gerry Anderson and Christopher ...
Style: semi serious, futuristic, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: space travel, future dystopia, heroic mission, space wars, alien encounter, chaos, family, rivalry, evil alien, space and aliens, escapades, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: exciting, serious, bleak, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, space opera, train, heroes, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, space and aliens, androids and robots, adventure, train travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious comet traveling to Earth's solar system is not what it seems. Without Captain Avatar, Derek Wildstar leads the Argo (Yamato) against a new enemy.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: against the rules, space and aliens, save the world, escapades, heroes, evil alien, spacecraft, battles, evil empire, outer space, space travel, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: The Animated Series is an animated science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe following the events of Star Trek: The Original Series of the 1960s. The animated series was aired under the name Star Trek, but it has ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, teleportation, giant, spacecraft, space opera, warp speed, distant planet, intergalactic, good versus evil, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Zeta Project (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Zeta Project is an American science fiction animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation. It first aired on Kids' WB in January 2001. It is a spin-off series based on the character Zeta from the Batman Beyond episode of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: a.i., robot, obsessive quest, on the run, escapades, creator, technology gone awry, peaceful mission, androids and robots, fugitives, master and servant, heroes ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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WALL·E (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: feel good, touching, futuristic, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: loneliness, robot, outer space, adventure, future dystopia, happy ending, ecological disaster, space travel, ecology, spacecraft, post apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 19K
Ben 10 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ben 10 was an American animated series created by Man of Action, and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. The series is about a 10 year old boy named Ben Tennyson who gets a watch-like alien device called the "Omnitrix". Attached to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, good versus evil, evil alien, family, escapades, save the world, young heroes, artifact, transformation, space and aliens, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Thunderbirds Are Go (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Remake of the hit 1960s television show. In the 21st century, Jeff Tracy, a former astronaut, amasses a colossal fortune and decides that he must use it to benefit others. His answer to this desire is to create International Rescue, a unique private ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, outer space, good versus evil, adventure, space travel, heroes, save the day, family relations, island, master villain, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: An alien race called Gauna has destroyed Earth. leaving humanity struggling to survive aboard the spaceship Sidonia. Even though it’s been a century since the last encounter with the Gauna, military service is mandatory. For Nagate Tanikaze, whose ...
Style: mecha, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, space and aliens, space travel, heroes, escapades, outer space, rivalry, military, evil alien, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Atomic Betty (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, Kazakhstan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Atomic Betty is a Canadian-French animated science fantasy television series produced by Atomic Cartoons, Breakthrough Films & Television, and Tele Images Kids. Additional funding for production is provided by Teletoon in Canada and M6 and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, outer space, adventure, hidden identity, young heroes, disorder, youth, escapades, rivalry, superheroine, friends, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers is an American animated Space Western television series created by Robert Mandell and Gaylord Entertainment Company. The series combines sci-fi stories with traditional wild west themes. It is one of the first ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, futuristic, 2d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: tough heroes, chaos, toys, alien encounter, heroic mission, outer space, allies, space wars, space travel, adventure, heroes, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ben 10: Ultimate Alien is an American animated television series – the third entry in Cartoon Network's Ben 10 franchise created by team Man of Action, and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. It was slated to premiere after the series ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, futuristic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, outer space, teenage life, superhuman powers, save the world, rivalry, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gundam Reconguista in G (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Universal Century, a history marked by space colonization and space warfare, has passed. Humanity's prosperity, which ushered in a new era known as Regild Century (R.C.), was believed to endure alongside the global peace. Beruri Zenamu a ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, disturbing, mecha
Plot: space wars, space battle, battles, adventure, piloted giant robot, space station, spacecraft, space travel, robot, outer space, transforming robot
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 7K
Duck Dodgers (2003)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Duck Dodgers is an American animated television series, based on the 1953 theatrical cartoon short Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century, produced by Warner Bros. Animation from 2003 to 2005. The series is a space opera, featuring the fictional Looney ...
Style: parody, humorous, surreal, not serious, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, talking animals, cartoon duck, outer space, anthropomorphism, mars, space travel, heroes, disorder, self involved, hapless, distant planet ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Valerian & Laureline (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Time Jam: Valerian & Laureline is a French/Japanese animated television series based on the French comic book series Valérian and Laureline written by Pierre Christin and drawn by Jean-Claude Mézières. The animation first aired in France in ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time traveler, time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, teamwork, time jump, time loop, time warp, time paradox, adventure, escapades, special agents ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%