Steampunk movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant steampunk movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out stylized, exciting, visually appealing, atmospheric, serious and cult film films and TV shows about / with steampunk, escapades, chase, danger, dialogue, technology, good versus evil, fantasy world, heroes and mentor plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
steampunk movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as steampunk: Carnival Row (2019), City of Ember (2008), Mortal Engines (2018), Mutant Chronicles (2008), Hugo (2011), Sherlock Holmes (2009), The City of Lost Children (1995), 9 (2009), Sucker Punch (2011), The League of S.T.E.A.M. (2010).

List of steampunk movies

Carnival Row (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and ...
Style: dark fantasy, captivating, atmospheric, sad, sweet ...
Plot: mythical creature, steampunk, fantasy world, fairy, interspecies romance, family secret, politician, monster, police detective, social injustice, hate, female friendship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, stylized, apocalyptic, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, steampunk, save the day, survival, uncover truth, end of the world, puzzle, dystopic future, fantasy world, apocalypse, ancient mystery, underground city ...
Time: future
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: entertaining, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: steampunk, vampire, superhero, adventurer, heroic mission, secret service, immortality, alter ego, female vampire, save the world, betrayal, transformation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, 1890s
Place: venice, europe, london, mediterranean sea, paris france ...
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Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, captivating, dark fantasy, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: steampunk, post apocalypse, female warrior, machine, resistance, tough girl, chase, good versus evil, capitalism, survival, save the world, engineer ...
Time: future
Place: london, europe, big ben london, asia
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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, dieselpunk, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: steampunk, robot, heroic mission, mad scientist, airplane, alternate reality, good versus evil, pilot, transformation, save the world, first contact, kidnapping ...
Time: future, 1930s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: new york, canada, nepal, manhattan new york city, london ...
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Mutant Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's the year 2707. Earth's natural resources have all but been exhausted by mankind. Battles rage for the remainder between the competing Corporations. During one such battle the seal is broken and awakens an ancient and deadly machine ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: steampunk, mutant, post apocalypse, apocalypse, distopia, transformation, survival, zombie, alone in the world, battles, heroic mission, humanity ...
Time: future, distant future
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Hugo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and ...
Style: touching, visually appealing, light, fairy tale, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, steampunk, magical, friendship, robot, hopes, filmmaking, destiny, childhood, child, street kid, secret ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, 20th century, 1930s, year 1931
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: clever, entertaining, captivating, intellectual, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, steampunk, investigation, intelligence, private detective, murder, riddles and clues, suspense, clue, partners, prodigy, master criminal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
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The City of Lost Children (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, gothic, stylized, art house ...
Audience: kids
Plot: steampunk, friendship, good versus evil, distopia, french, children, surrealism, cyberpunk, childhood, mad scientist, escape, clones ...
Time: future
Place: france
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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 ...
Style: surreal, adult animation, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, steampunk, survival, technology gone awry, distopia, fate of humanity, life is a bitch, save the world, vestiges of humanity, heroes, parallel world ...
Time: future, 1940s
Place: canada
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Sucker Punch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.
Style: surreal, sexy, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: alternate reality, robot, steampunk, confined, escape from reality, dragon, samurai, violence, lobotomy, escape, sexual abuse, patient ...
Place: vermont
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The League of S.T.E.A.M. (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The League of S.T.E.A.M. (Supernatural and Troublesome Ectoplasmic Apparition Management) is an organization comprised of Inventors, Scientists, Adventurers, Craftsmen, Monster and Creature Hunters, and Paranormal Researchers.
Style: suspenseful, unusual plot structure, exciting, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: steampunk, vampire, werewolf, gnome, ghost, old west, inventor, monster, creature, adventurer, hunter, time travel ...
Time: victorian era
Place: usa
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The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining, scenic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: hotel, adventurer, youth, chase, steampunk, life turned upside down, young heroes, escapades, teenage life, missing person, family in danger, secret place ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london
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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: fairy tale, exciting, entertaining, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, steampunk, treasure hunt, alien, treasure, disney, space, space travel, fictional planet, androids and robots, adventurer, betrayal ...
Time: future, distant future, 18th century
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Wild Wild West (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Legless Southern inventor Dr. Arliss Loveless plans to rekindle the Civil War by assassinating President U.S. Grant. Only two men can stop him: gunfighter James West and master-of-disguise and inventor Artemus Gordon. The two must team up to thwart ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: steampunk, reluctant partners, partners, partners against crime, escapades, disorder, heroes, rivalry, old west, cowboy, justice, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: utah, usa, washington d.c.
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Style: clever, entertaining, intellectual, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, steampunk, intelligence, riddles and clues, talented, detective inspector, murderer, mind game, hotshot hero, conspiracy, buddies, private detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s
Place: england, paris france, london, europe, germany ...
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, anime ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, steampunk, princess, treasure hunt, expedition, adventurer, atlantis, ancient civilization, fantasy world, ancient mystery, monster, museum ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: atlantic ocean, washington d.c., iceland
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Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, dracula, steampunk, transformation, frankenstein, monster, good versus evil, dark hero, heroic mission, immortality ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 15th century, 1880s
Place: transylvania, egypt, europe, rome italy, romania ...
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The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne is a 22-episode science fiction television series in the steampunk genre that first aired in June 2000 on CBC Television in Canada and in syndication in the United States. The plot concept is predicated on a ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, metafiction, vintage
Plot: steampunk, escapades, parallel world, adventurer, society, rescue, writers, spy, time travel, man versus machine, writer's life, obsessive quest ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, 1860s
Place: england, europe
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Steamboy (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After receiving a package from his Grandfather, Rei, a young inventor living in England during the mid-19th century, has his life thrown into disarray. The package contains a "Steam Ball", a device of incredible power, and a letter asking ...
Style: anime, stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: steampunk, betrayal, technology gone awry, heroic mission, inventions and discoveries, rivalry, master villain, mad scientist, weapons, father son relationship, chase, inventor ...
Time: 1860s, future, 19th century
Place: england, japan, london, tokyo, manchester ...
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Iron Sky (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Australia, France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, unusual plot structure, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nazi, space, space travel, flying saucer, steampunk, ufo, invasion, nazism, moon, alternate reality, german, astronaut ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: germany, new york, washington d.c., usa
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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: steampunk, martial arts, inventor, scientist, around the world, journey, friendship, disney, train, on the road, road trip, chase ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, year 2004, 1890s, 2000s ...
Place: paris france, san francisco, london, china, hong kong ...
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Arcane (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Amid the stark discord of twin cities Piltover and Zaun, two sisters fight on rival sides of a war between magic technologies and clashing convictions.
Style: futuristic, 3d animation, anime, exciting, adult animation ...
Audience: kids
Plot: battles, power, lgbt, steampunk, legend, fight, attack, magical, good versus evil, gang, warrior, girl ...
Time: future
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Going Postal (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Moist von Lipwig is a con-man with a particular talent-- he is utterly unremarkable. When his execution is stayed in Terry Pratchett's remarkable Discworld, he must work off his debt to society as the land's head Postman. Things are not ...
Style: humorous, light, colourful, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, postman, steampunk, adaptation, letter, intrigue, disorder, execution, rivalry, love and romance, dishonesty, workplace ...
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April and the Extraordinary World (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: France asleep in the nineteenth century, governed by steam and Napoleon VI, where scientists vanish mysteriously, a girl, Avril, goes in search of her missing scientist parents.
Style: anime, intellectual, exciting, stylized, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: steampunk, scientist, electricity, alternate reality, lizard, cat, serum, female protagonist, chase, inventions and discoveries, love, friendship ...
Time: year 1941, 1930s, 19th century, 2000s, year 2001 ...
Place: paris france, france
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The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, time machine, dystopic future, obsessive quest, steampunk, apocalypse, chase, changing the past or future, loss of loved one, scientist, loneliness ...
Time: future, distant future, near future, 2030s, 19th century ...
Place: usa, egypt, new york
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Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Compilation film of the first half of the TV series.
Style: anime, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, intense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: courage, extinction, death, chase, mutation, steampunk, murder, monster, post apocalypse, brutality, fight scenes, fictional war ...
Place: japan
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Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Style: anime, fairy tale, atmospheric, touching, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, magic, steampunk, supernatural ability, fantasy world, self discovery, demon, wizards, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, magical, young woman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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Fullmetal Alchemist (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Edward and Alphonse Elric are two brothers gifted with the ability of alchemy, the science of taking one thing and changing it into another. However, alchemy works on the theory of Equivalent Exchange -- for something to be created, something else ...
Style: anime, exciting, serious, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: alchemy, artifact, magical, young heroes, youth, siblings relations, journey, heroes, accident, childhood, obsessive quest, steampunk ...
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Master of the World (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mad genius tries to bomb the world into peace.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zeppelin, steampunk, world domination, inventor, alien, aviation, airplane, chaos, anti war, mad scientist, prodigy, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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