Movies like 9

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9 (2009)
 7.1
 137K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the neophyte of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good.
Style: surreal, adult animation, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak, scary, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: vestiges of humanity, steampunk, post apocalypse, apocalypse, technology gone awry, man versus machine, fate of humanity, save the world, danger, parallel world, survival, heroes, life is a bitch, distopia, post war, friendship, resistance, scientist, hopes, leader, rebel, nuclear holocaust, objects come to life, robot, killer robot ...
Time: future, 1940s

Most similar movies to 9

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, adventure and chaos mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like 9: Coraline (2009), Ergo Proxy (2006), Sin: The Movie (2000), Wizards (1977), Appleseed Alpha (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
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Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: surreal, dark fantasy, gothic, dark, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: parallel world, heroine, weirdo, talking animals, monster, alternate reality, danger, family, adventure, secret place, rescue, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Comprising of two alternate episodes which were first intended to take the place of episodes 25 and 26, this finale answers many of the questions surrounding ...
Style: psychological, mecha, futuristic, twist ending, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: philosophy, insanity, loneliness, evil alien, youth, apocalypse, space wars, end of the world, catastrophe, rebirth, pilot, high school ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 13K
Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, society, murder, investigation, future dystopia, utopia, mysterious character, adventure, apocalypse, a.i., danger ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, alien, post apocalypse, infected, scientist, space travel, military, save the world, human versus alien, adventure, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.8
 445
Sin: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: It is the near future, and the city of Freeport teeters on the verge of total collapse. The twin tides of rampant crime and ruinous graft face only one barrier: the elite strike force HARDCORPS. Led by Colonel John Blade, HARDCORPS is the last force ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., leadership, fighting crime, investigation, heroes, undercover, save the world, rivalry, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, society ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 11K
Wizards (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An ambiguous battle between good and evil wages in a post-apocalyptic earth populated by netherworld creatures who have re-emerged after the nuclear winter. Two wizard twin brothers - the evil Blackwolf and the good Avatar - battle for supremacy. ...
Style: epic, surreal, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, magic, surrealism, mutant, world war two, twins, assassin, sword fight, robot, elf, rotoscoping, twin brother ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, danger, post apocalypse, heroic mission, save the world, cyberpunk, female warrior, good versus evil, post apocalyptic, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Terminator Salvation: The Machinima Series (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 14 min.
TV show
Story: In the Year 2016, Resistance fighter Blair Williams embarks on a deadly mission to search for a threat that is weakening humanity's defense against the self-aware artificial intelligence called Skynet and it's lethal Terminators.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, adult animation
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, terminator, man versus machine, adventure, rivalry, heroes, manhunt, save the world, daring rescue, escape, future dystopia, technology gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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TRON: Uprising (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: TRON: Uprising is an American animated science fiction television series, part of the TRON franchise, that aired on Disney XD in the United States from May 18, 2012 to January 28, 2013. The series is directed by Charlie Bean, who also acts as ...
Style: heroic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: rebellion, cyberspace, virtual reality, adventure, danger, man versus machine, a.i., fictional reality, heroes, computer system, escapades, leader ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 8K
Metropia (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the near future, oil reserves are nearly depleted and Europe is connected by series of underground tunnels. While navigating these tunnels, Roger hears voices, one in particular. Seeking a way to rid himself of the voice only leads Roger deeper ...
Style: stylized, exciting, futuristic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, distopia, society, chaos, future dystopia, corporate crimes, danger, life is a bitch, mind control, dystopic future, surveillance, bomb ...
Time: future
Place: europe, paris france, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 60K
Titan A.E. (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Dredge are bent on mankind's destruction.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: space battle, spacecraft, alien, heroic mission, outer space, mission, scientist, alien encounter, adventure, galaxy, save the world, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, serious
Plot: androids and robots, hacker, cyberspace, politics, crimes, adventure, imaginary, investigation, future dystopia, terrorism, government agency, undercover ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Under constant attack by monstrous creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind, U.N. Special Agency NERV introduces two new EVA pilots to help defend the city of Tokyo-3: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka ...
Style: mecha, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, post apocalypse, apocalypse, giant, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, man versus machine, escapades, evil alien, adventure, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.7
 9K
Sky Blue (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. The citizens of Ecoban need to continue creating this ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: contamination, save the world, apocalypse, adventure, leadership, heroic mission, society, chaos, future dystopia, danger, escapades, resistance ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 2000s
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 14 years after third impact, Ikari Shinji awakens to a world he does not remember. He hasn't aged. Much of Earth is laid in ruins, Nerv has been dismantled, and people who he once protected have turned against him. Befriending the enigmatic ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, surreal, futuristic ...
Plot: androids and robots, space travel, imaginary, save the world, future dystopia, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, worldwide chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When time travel allows a past wrong to be righted for The Flash and his family, the ripples of the event prove disastrous as a fractured, alternate reality now exists where a Justice League never formed, and even Superman is nowhere to be found. ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: superhero, alternate timeline, changing the past or future, save the world, alternate reality, hopes, race against time, time travel, adventure, heroes, chases and races, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: usa, london, paris france, washington d.c., big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Virus Buster Serge (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Virus Buster Serge, known in Japan simply as Virus is a Japanese media franchise. It originated as an adventure game for the Sega Saturn. It was adapted into an anime television series which was directed by Masami Ōbari, produced by J.C.Staff and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: assassination, chases and races, adventure, imaginary, a.i., escapades, fighting crime, androids and robots, society, race against time, man versus machine, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with superhuman powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, save the world, imaginary, save the day, danger, fighting crime, good versus evil, superhuman powers, batman, adventure, master villain, heroic mission ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Superman: Unbound (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Based on the Geoff Johns/Gary Frank 2008 release "Superman: Brainiac," Superman: Unbound finds the horrific force responsible for the destruction of Krypton (Brainiac) descending upon Earth. Brainiac has crossed the universe, collecting ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: super strength, save the world, superhero, good versus evil, heroes, superhuman powers, heroic mission, killer robot, save the day, danger, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 74K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Straight from the creators of the groundbreaking Matrix trilogy, this collection of short animated films from the world's leading anime directors fuses computer graphics and Japanese anime to provide the background of the Matrix universe and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, man versus machine, cyberpunk, save the world, cyberspace, technology gone awry, a.i., alternate reality, hacker, danger, androids and robots, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 7.0
 2K
The Prophecy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade demon Eko and a spectral warrior known as the Karas. Eko has mechanized himself and his followers to defend against the unearthly fury of the Karas; ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, apocalypse, battles, chaos, danger, rivalry, supernatural, supernatural ability, escapades ...
Place: japan, europe, asia, tokyo, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
War of the Worlds: Goliath (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Malaysia, Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fifteen years have passed since the Martians’ first failed invasion of Earth. The year is 1914, and at the eve of World War I, Mars launches a sudden and more devastating second attack. A small defense force, A.R.E.S., is Earth’s only hope. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, battles, steampunk, save the world, man versus machine, good versus evil, survival, chaos and mayhem, escapades, danger, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 18K
Appleseed (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind?
Style: mecha, exciting, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, a.i., vestiges of humanity, genetic engineering, apocalypse, adventure, graphic violence, danger, post apocalypse, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A boy born the size of a small doll is kidnapped by a genetic lab and must find a way back to his father in this inventive adventure filmed using stop motion animation techniques.
Style: surreal, fairy tale, experimental, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, danger, society, life is a bitch, rescue, a.i., dangerous animal, adventure, imaginary, escapades, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 165K
Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, dragon, monster, heroic mission, good versus evil, sin, tragic hero, magic, viking, escapades, beast ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 591
Ark (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The population of the planet Alcyone is split in two; the cultures of the Ceveans and the Storrions are locked in eternal war, destroying their home. Led by their priestess Amiel, the Ceveans constructed the Ark in an attempt to flee their world, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, danger, escapades, destiny, space travel, society, save the world, rivalry, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 6.3
 569
Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Beauty is only skin deep, but when you can’t see beneath the skin, how can you know what you’re really dealing with? In a world where perfect androids called Boomers have infiltrated every aspect of society, it’s the job of Branch to maintain ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, future dystopia, chaos, society, imaginary, supernatural, computers and web, technology gone awry, apocalypse, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2044 AD, the human race has amped-up its space exploration and reached out to the stars through the miracle of ROBOTECHNOLOGY, but not without bringing intergalactic war upon the Earth itself. Heroes will die and allegiances will shift. ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, mecha
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., rivalry, adventure, battles, chaos, future dystopia, survival, society, danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 7K
Wolf's Rain (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 701 min.
TV show
Story: In some distant future, it's common knowledge that all wolves have been extinct for 200 years. However, it seems this is false as wolves have not disappeared but rather have taken human form. Kiba, a lone wolf, wanders into a city, trying to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, futuristic, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, wolf, future dystopia, danger, good versus evil, apocalypse, legends and myths, androids and robots, escapades, supernatural, heroic mission, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Superman: Doomsday (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, danger, secret identity, double life, crime wave, super strength, superhuman powers, heroic mission, adventure, undercover, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%