Movies like The Animatrix

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The Animatrix (2003)
 7.4
 67K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
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 the conflict between man and machines. The shorts include Final Flight of the Osiris, The Second Renaissance, Kid's Story, Program, World Record, Beyond, A Detective Story and Matriculated.
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, sequel to cult film, interesting, philosophical, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, save the world, a.i., future dystopia, cyberspace, danger, imaginary, technology gone awry, alternate reality, hacker, cyberpunk, androids and robots, heroes, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, heroic mission, vestiges of humanity, mind control, rivalry, uncover truth, human existence, transformation, apocalypse, cat ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo

Most similar movies to The Animatrix

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about danger, rivalry, heroes, imaginary, heroic mission, escapades and chaos mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Animation genres. Some movies like The Animatrix: The Matrix (1999), Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008), Appleseed Alpha (2014), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), Appleseed (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.7
 1.5M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, exciting, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, future dystopia, save the world, cyberpunk, hacker, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, cyberspace, chosen one, imaginary, technology gone awry, a.i. ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster'. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 is a reproduced version of its original 1995 ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyberspace, terrorism, hacker, future dystopia, androids and robots, fictional reality, mind game, undercover, urban, network, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mecha, war, danger, save the world, androids and robots, cyberpunk, heroic mission, heroes, post apocalypse, demolished city, battle zone, survival ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, chosen one, warrior, man versus machine, freedom, martial arts, self sacrifice, mission, vestiges of humanity, oracle ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: androids and robots, state affairs, heroic mission, society, ghost, good versus evil, government agency, heroes, deadly, cyberspace, fighting crime, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 17K
Appleseed (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, philosophical, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., genetic engineering, cyberpunk, vestiges of humanity, female warrior, danger, apocalypse, technology gone awry, chaos, save the world, cloning ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 556
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, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, technology gone awry, a.i., escapades, adventure, future dystopia, rivalry, distant planet, heroic mission, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, space station, scientist, infected, race against time, danger, future dystopia, space and aliens, chases and races, heroic mission, adventure, asteroids and comets ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mecha, chaos, rivalry, transformation, heroes, man versus machine, evil alien, pilot, army, destruction, danger, society ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 7K
Vexille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 2067: Isolation: Japan seals herself off from the eyes of the world in the face of unilateral international policy setting strict limits on the use of robotic technology. The island nation exists only behind a veil of seclusion. No soul shall ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, androids and robots, master villain, computers and web, space and aliens, heroic mission, future dystopia, a.i., technology gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 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: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, toxic, heroes, environmentalism, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, adventure, heroic mission, ghost, society, leadership ...
Time: future, 2000s, 22nd century
Place: korea, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Patlabor: The Movie (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mysterious suicide and a series of unmanned robot run-aways sparks off a Police investigation into the suspicious software on-board thousands of industrial robots around Tokyo.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, police, save the day, investigation, save the world, chaos, law enforcement, heroes, deadly, infected, fighting the system, fighting crime ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs hackers, sharpshooters, detectives and cyborgs all in an ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, bleak, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, cyberspace, a.i., androids and robots, hacker, man versus machine, neo noir, robot, investigation, mind game, future dystopia, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, bleak, surreal, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, space travel, apocalypse, super weapon, society, future dystopia, aerial combats, life is a bitch, rivalry, heroes, giant, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, battleship, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ghost in the Shell Arise - Border 4: Ghost Stands Alone (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The upcoming installment's story takes place amidst signs of postwar reconstruction in the winter of 2028. Tensions are rising in New Port City as demonstrations are held concerning the interests of foreign cartels. This leads to a shooting ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: androids and robots, deadly, track down, fighting crime, government agency, law enforcement, undercover, uncover truth, a.i., technology gone awry, special agents, tough law enforcer ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, killer robot, save the day, adventure, imaginary, escapades, master villain, uninhibited rivalry, distant planet, battles, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Black Magic M-66 (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A freelance reporter stumbles on a desperate military operation. An army chopper has crashed and its cargo has been activated. Now there are two killer androids running loose in the wilderness and have the daughter of their inventor as their target. ...
Style: rough, futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: soldier, murder, investigation, rescue, danger, woman in danger, race against time, journalism, supernatural, chaos, deadly, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
Plot: superhero, alternate timeline, race against time, time travel, adventure, save the world, villain, chases and races, hopes, danger, heroes, changing the past or future ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, paris france, big ben london, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the Second Impact, Tokyo-3 is being attacked by giant creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind. The child Shinji's objective is to fight the Angels by piloting one of the mysterious Evangelion mecha units. A remake of the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, angel, chaos, pilot, space travel, imaginary, adventure, future dystopia, parents and children, battles, teenage life, man versus machine ...
Time: near future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ultimate Avengers (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When a nuclear missile was fired at Washington in 1945, Captain America managed to detonate it in the upper atmosphere. But then he fell miles into the icy depths of the North Atlantic, where he remained lost for over sixty years. But now, with the ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, comic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, alien, superhero team, mask, monster, heroes, partners, rivalry, rage, giant, danger, capture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Transformers: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: destiny, robot, chosen one, prophecy, outer space, mind control, leadership, transformation, good versus evil, human in outer space, adventure, imaginary ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heroic version of Lex Luthor from an alternate universe appears to recruit the Justice League to help save his Earth from the Crime Syndicate, an evil version of the League. What ensues is the ultimate battle of good versus evil in a war that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting, comic ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, parallel world, space station, save the world, surrealism, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, moon, evil empire, super weapon, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mobile Suit Gundam F91 (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: U.C. 0123. After a generation of peace, the Earth Federation has begun to build new space colonies to house humanity's growing population. But a new force, the aristocratic Crossbone Vanguard, plans to seize the colonies of the newly ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, androids and robots, space station, danger, future dystopia, space and aliens, imaginary, adventure, escapades, battle zone, chaos and mayhem, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
Terminator Salvation: The Machinima Series (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 14 min.
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, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: redemption, chaos, destiny, society, danger, terminator, man versus machine, heroes, plague, manhunt, imaginary, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: As Goku investigates the destruction of the Southern Galaxy, Vegeta is taken to be King of the New Planet Vegeta, and to destroy the Legenday Super Saiyan, Brolly.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, serious, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, babies and infants, superhuman powers, escapades, space and aliens, space wars, master warrior, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, master villain, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Virus Buster Serge (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: computers and web, chaos and mayhem, a.i., escapades, chases and races, danger, race against time, save the world, battles, society, disability, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Armitage III: Polymatrix (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ross Sylibus is assigned to a police unit on a Martian colony, to find that women are being murdered by a psychotic named D'anclaude. He is assigned a very unorthodox partner named Naomi Armitage, who seems to have links to the victims. To stir ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, bleak, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, danger, rebellion, rivalry, chaos, heroes, fighting the system, law enforcement, haunted by the past, chases and races, heroic mission, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ultimate Avengers II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Mysterious Wakanda lies in the darkest heart of Africa, unknown to most of the world. An isolated land hidden behind closed borders, fiercely protected by its young king - the Black Panther. But when brutal alien invaders attack, the threat leaves ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, save the world, superhero, mask, spear, panther, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, master villain, imaginary, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 2K
The Prophecy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos and mayhem, adventure, androids and robots, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, heroic mission, escapades, future dystopia, apocalypse, vampire, battles, good versus evil ...
Place: asia, japan, europe, prague, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley Of The Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the ...
Style: serious, epic, stylized, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the world, apocalypse, toxic, princess, ecology, adventure, steampunk, coming of age, war, chaos, environmentalism, escapades ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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