Movies like 9

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9 (2009)
 7.1
 131K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, scary, gloomy, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: steampunk, vestiges of humanity, post apocalypse, apocalypse, fate of humanity, survival, man versus machine, parallel world, technology gone awry, save the world, friendship, danger, resistance, heroes, scientist, objects come to life, life is a bitch, post apocalyptic, post war, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, hopes, coward, life & death ...
Time: future, 1940s

Most similar movies to 9

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, heroic mission and adventure mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like 9: Ergo Proxy (2006), Coraline (2009), Wizards (1977), Appleseed (2004), Sin: The Movie (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 12K
Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: cyberpunk, society, future dystopia, murder, androids and robots, investigation, utopia, adventure, apocalypse, mysterious character, a.i., memory loss ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 190K
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, gothic, scary, stylized, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: parallel world, dark fantasy, family, adventure, danger, parents and children, alternate reality, imaginary, children, talking animals, weirdo, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, violence, youth, apocalypse, rebirth, space wars, catastrophe, society, high school life, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 10K
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, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, magic, surrealism, mutant, post apocalypse, world war two, twins, sword fight, rotoscoping, twin brother, robot, assassin ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 17K
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, futuristic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, a.i., vestiges of humanity, apocalypse, genetic engineering, imaginary, graphic violence, danger, post apocalypse, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, space station, alien, scientist, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, danger, heroes, computer animation, downfall ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, futuristic, experimental, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, society, time travel, rescue, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, imaginary kingdom, future dystopia, danger, deadly, disorder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 415
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: rough, serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., adventure, heroes, save the world, undercover, investigation, rivalry, heroic mission, leadership, fighting crime, society, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious, adult animation ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, deadly, military, survival, daring rescue, space travel, creature, distant planet, danger, outer space, heroic mission, human versus alien ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 70K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, man versus machine, save the world, technology gone awry, alternate reality, danger, a.i., cyberspace, uncover truth, fighting the system, imaginary, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.3
 7K
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, futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, society, chaos, corporate crimes, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, mind control, distopia, surveillance, bomb, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: europe, paris france, eastern europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Groundbreaking director Mamoru Oshii continues to push the boundaries of art and anime with this universally acclaimed cyber thriller following cyborg detective Batou as he tries to unravel the reasons for a murderous robot revolt in the year 2032. ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, investigation, androids, androids and robots, crimes, deadly, imaginary, loss of partner, escapades, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (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, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, giant, post apocalypse, imaginary, escapades, danger, good versus evil, apocalypse, man versus machine, technology gone awry, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
War of the Worlds: Goliath (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, save the world, man versus machine, survival, good versus evil, super weapon, danger, rivalry, escapades, chaos, killer robot, steampunk ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1914
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (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, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: space travel, androids and robots, apocalypse, imaginary, save the world, future dystopia, danger, worldwide chaos, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, father son relationship ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 560
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, destiny, escapades, danger, man versus machine, future dystopia, society, apocalypse, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.6
 58K
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: serious, exciting, intense, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: spacecraft, space battle, outer space, alien, alien encounter, mission, space station, scientist, adventure, galaxy, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and ...
Style: surreal, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, crimes, adventure, supernatural, imaginary, danger, mortal combat, criminal's revenge, violence, revenge ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 8.0
 7K
Wolf's Rain (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 701 min.
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: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, exciting, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, future dystopia, apocalypse, wolf, danger, legends and myths, dangerous animal, escapades, supernatural, heroic mission, androids and robots, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
TRON: Uprising (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: virtual reality, rebellion, adventure, danger, cyberspace, heroes, computer system, a.i., technology gone awry, man versus machine, heroic, escapades ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, 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, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, cyberpunk, danger, save the world, post apocalypse, war, heroic mission, post apocalyptic, graphic violence, heroes, demolished city ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
⇓ 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, apocalypse, heroic mission, save the world, leadership, adventure, society, danger, chaos, future dystopia, escapades, resistance ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 2000s
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 7.2
 3K
Dead Leaves (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Pandy and Retro awaken naked on Earth with no recollection of their past. They embark on a crime spree in search of food and clothing, but are captured by authorities and sent to the infamous lunar penitentiary named Dead Leaves.
Style: humorous, futuristic, surreal, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, future dystopia, rescue, surrealism, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, superhero, survival, cloning, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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All-Star Superman (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Lex Luthor enacts his plan to rid the world of Superman, once and for all. Succeeding with solar radiation poisoning, the Man of Steel is slowly dying. With what little times remains, the Last Son of Krypton must confront the revealing of his secret ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, save the world, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, heroic mission, adventure, space and aliens, good versus evil, dishonesty, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, death, good versus evil, spacecraft, danger, heroes, secret identity, superhuman powers, super strength, double life, crime wave, twins ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: androids and robots, hacker, terrorism, future dystopia, cyberspace, investigation, imaginary, crimes, politics, good versus evil, fighting crime, government agency ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: superhero, changing the past or future, save the world, alternate timeline, hopes, race against time, time travel, adventure, heroes, chases and races, danger, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 158K
Akira (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda are pulled into the post-apocalyptic underworld of Neo-Tokyo and forced to fight for their very survival. Kaneda is a bike gang leader, and Tetsuo is a member of a tough motorcycle crew who becomes involved in a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, cult film, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, military, motorcycle gang, experiment, distopia, protest, mutation, government corruption, scientist, nuclear holocaust, save the world, hallucination ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, year 2019
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 1K
Venus Wars (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia. Bubbly reporter Susan Sommers arrives in the capitol of Aphrodia just before it's captured by Ishtar. She falls in with a bunch of ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, adaptation directed by original author
Audience: boys' night
Plot: invasion, reporter, heroic mission, chaos, save the world, alien encounter, space travel, journalism, apocalypse, good versus evil, distopia, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, save the world, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, a.i., escapades, danger, dark past, space and aliens, androids and robots, deadly creature ...
Time: future, 2030s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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