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9 (2009)
 7.0
 141K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Luxembourg
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, serious, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, scary, bleak, apocalyptic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, steampunk, apocalypse, technology gone awry, distopia, fate of humanity, life is a bitch, survival, save the world, vestiges of humanity, heroes, man versus machine, parallel world, transformation, scientist, hopes, friendship, machine, robot, life & death, post war, technology, rebel, beast, resistance ...
Time: future, 1940s

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Most similar movies to 9

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, visually appealing, serious and weird films with plots about mentor, dialogue, storytelling, transformation, danger, catastrophe and creativity mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like 9: Coraline (2009), Metropia (2009), Ergo Proxy (2006), Wizards (1977), Appleseed Alpha (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 231K
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: gothic, surreal, dark fantasy, dark, scary ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: monster, family, adventure, alternate reality, parallel world, children, heroine, secret place, weirdo, clue, fantasy world, imagination ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, 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, ambiguous ending, surreal, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: depression, loneliness, violence, end of the world, insanity, post apocalypse, philosophy, infiltration, robot, death, angel, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 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: surreal, stylized, futuristic, adult animation, exciting ...
Plot: distopia, conspiracy, dystopic future, surveillance, fantasy world, brutality, society, chaos, life is a bitch, future dystopia, corporate crime, bomb ...
Time: future
Place: europe, san francisco, paris france, stockholm sweden, scandinavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 15K
Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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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, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, society, murder, investigation, future dystopia, mysterious character, adventure, mystery, utopia, introspection, understanding ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, adult animation, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, space station, alien invasion, scientist, military, space travel, distopia, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, downfall ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 12K
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: adult animation, psychedelic, surreal, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, magic, sword and sorcery, mutant, villain turns good, dark future, world war two, surrealism, good versus evil, wizards, technology, elf ...
Time: future, near future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: It has been thirteen years since the Androids began their killing rampage and Son Gohan is the only person fighting back. He takes Bulma's son Trunks as a student and even gives his own life to save Trunks's. Now Trunks must figure out a ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, futuristic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, martial arts, distopia, dragon, good versus evil, superhero, transformation, murder, fight, violence, robot, death ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ 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, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, post apocalypse, save the world, heroic mission, cyborgs, female warrior, heroes, good versus evil, graphic violence, distopia, demolished city ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 22K
Metropolis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Duke Red has overseen the construction of a massive Ziggurat to extend his power across the whole planet. Tima, a robot-girl built in the image of his deceased daughter, is at the core of these plans. However, after escaping the Duke's clutches ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: robot, metropolis, steampunk, rebellion, artificial intelligence, megalomaniac, heroic mission, cyberpunk, save the day, uncover truth, adventure, self discovery ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: exciting, captivating, scenic, fairy tale, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, owl, bird, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, talking animals, heroic mission, family, save the kingdom, rescue, animals, flying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two years have passed since the final battle with Sephiroth. Though Midgar, city of mako, city of prosperity, has been reduced to ruins, its people slowly but steadily walk the road to reconstruction. However, a mysterious illness called Geostigma ...
Style: visually appealing, exciting, stylized, adult animation, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: heroic mission, motorcycle chase, video game, rescue, fantasy world, creature, androids and robots, fight, enemy, adventure, heroes, warrior ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 5K
Gandahar (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: René Laloux, created Gandahar, his final animated feature film. Based on Jean-Pierre Andrevon’s novel Les Hommes-machines contre Gandahar (The Machine-Men versus Gandahar) This fascinating adult animation combines Laloux’s famous imagination ...
Style: surreal, adult animation, stylized, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, robot, distopia, surrealism, mutant, nudity (full frontal - brief), utopia, female nudity, androids and robots, trippy, sword and sorcery, transformation ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Kaena: The Prophecy (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Compelled by a mysterious force, Kaena, a rebellious, high-spirited teenage girl will defy the High Priest and her people's ancestral beliefs to take the perilous journey through the Axis and discover what dark secrets lie beyond the clouds.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, light, colourful, talky ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, future dystopia, rescue, village, save the world, supernatural, space travel, androids and robots, space and aliens, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 169K
Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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, adult animation, fairy tale, dark fantasy, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: viking, mythology, monster, dragon, good versus evil, heroic mission, legends and myths, magic, beast, escapades, adventure, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: distopia, apocalypse, save the world, cyberpunk, post apocalypse, survival, environmental issue, resistance movement, heroic mission, leadership, adventure, resistance ...
Time: future, 2000s, 22nd century
Place: japan, korea, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 6.6
 62K
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, futuristic, adult animation ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: alien, adventure, scientist, heroic mission, mission, spacecraft, galaxy, young heroes, save the world, life risking, space battle, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 37K
Astro Boy (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (Atom) is a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarks on a journey in search ...
Style: exciting, humorous, melancholic, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, robot, superhero, family in danger, evil force, space and aliens, transformation, good versus evil, destiny, androids, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.4
 1.1M
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: touching, feel good, futuristic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: robot, loneliness, distopia, post apocalypse, space travel, ecology, love, adventure, society, happy ending, ecological disaster, androids and robots ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Originally a collection of clips from the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series, Death was created as a precursor to the re-worked ending of the series. Rebirth was intended as that re-worked ending, but after production overruns Rebirth became only the ...
Style: psychological, stylized, gloomy, thought provoking, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, distopia, evil alien, apocalypse, catastrophe, hospital, loneliness, surrealism, death, dark hero, culture clash, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 84K
Paprika (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.
Style: surreal, psychological, psychedelic, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Plot: twists and turns, surveillance, hallucination, lucid dream, dreams, villain, deception, scientist, mental illness, introspection, doctors and patients, psychiatrist ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 16K
Renaissance (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To find Ilona and unlock the secrets of her disappearance, Karas must plunge deep into the parallel worlds of corporate espionage, organized crime and genetic research - where the truth imprisons whoever finds it first and miracles can be bought but ...
Style: neo noir, twist ending, atmospheric, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medical research, police investigation, distopia, cyberpunk, monopoly, adaptation, secrets, brutality, corporation, disappearance, police detective, investigation ...
Time: future
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 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, stylized, futuristic, adult animation, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: cyberpunk, post apocalypse, androids and robots, cyborgs, a.i., adventure, graphic violence, chaos, distopia, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Escaflowne: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gaea is a mythical realm ruled by sword and sorcery and immersed in blood and violence. Thrust into a conflict she doesn't quite understand, Hitomi Kanzaki helps aid the young Prince Van as they embark upon a journey to fight the Black Dragon ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, intense, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, tragic hero, unrequited love, good versus evil, secrets, supernatural ability, supernatural, teenage life, heroic mission, future dystopia, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Patema Inverted (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In an underground world where tunnels extend everywhere, even though they live in dark and confined spaces, people wear protective clothes and lead quiet and enjoyable lives. Patema, a princess in her underground village, loves to explore the ...
Style: captivating, colourful, semi serious, bad ending, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, fighting the system, adventure, self discovery, steampunk, beautiful scenery, love and romance, future dystopia, culture clash, conspiracy, escapades, investigation ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Munich, Germany, 1923. Two years have passed since Edward Elric was dragged from his own world to ours, leaving behind his country, his friends and his younger brother, Alphonse. Stripped of his alchemical powers, he has been all this time ...
Style: suspense, stylized, atmospheric, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alchemy, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, master villain, curses spells and rituals, ethnic slur, army, body swapping, catastrophe, brutality, brothers ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, munich germany, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, master warrior, supernatural, adventure, mortal combat, sword fight, cyborgs, ninja, justice, dark hero ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ 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: intense, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: superhero, alternate reality, alternate timeline, time travel, heroes, superman character, justice league, super strength, save the world, rivalry, race against time, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The human race is threatened by a powerful creature, and only the combined power of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and The Flash can stop it. But can they overcome their differences to thwart this enemy using the ...
Style: stylized, light, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, monster, heroes, batman, justice league, superman character, heroic mission, adventure, master villain, cold war, cartoon violence, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1953, year 1960, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, tokyo, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, surreal, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: androids and robots, homosexual subtext, loneliness, post apocalypse, father son relationship, character study, twists and turns, save the world, future dystopia, worldwide chaos, life is a bitch, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Heavy Metal 2000 (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Upon discovery of a shard of what could be the Loc-Nar, a miner named Tyler becomes possessed with an insatiable hunger for power and a thirst for immortality. On his way to the planet of youth, Tyler wipes out most of a space colony and kidnaps a ...
Style: adult animation, exciting, sexy, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: brutality, female protagonist, revenge, space travel, good versus evil, space and aliens, adventure, murder, immortality, violence, female warrior, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%