Metal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant metal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, cult film, stylized, humorous, clever and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with metal, death, violence, danger, imaginary, chase, brutality, rivalry, escapades and storytelling plots mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Drama genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as metal: Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989), Aggressive Retsuko (2016), Children Metal Divers (2009), Metalhead (2013), A Man Called Rage (1984), Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009), Fullmetal Alchemist (2017), Lords of Chaos (2018), Metalocalypse (2006), Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991).

List of metal movies

Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a 1989 Japanese cyberpunk film by cult-film director Shinya Tsukamoto produced by Japan Home Video. This, his third film, is an extremely graphic but also strikingly-filmed fantasy shot in the same low-budget, ...
Style: psychological, experimental, surreal, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: metal, supernatural, hit and run, transformation, gore, superhuman powers, cyberpunk, imaginary, zombie, rivalry, urban, future dystopia ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Aggressive Retsuko (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Musical
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Retsuko is a 25-year old red panda who works in her dream company's accounting department. But it turns out that she is forced to keep doing more and more impossible tasks by her superiors and co-workers. She doesn't talk back to them, but ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: metal, slice of life, everyday life, working life, anthropomorphism, music, female bonding, office romance, female protagonist, furry, cabin, female friendship ...
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Children Metal Divers (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The heart-tugging story of children who scavenge for metal scraps in the murky waters of Manila Bay, often risking their lives in the process.
Plot: coming of age, metal, muslim, boat, sea, ship, mermaid, grandmother, beach, piggy bank, coin, barge ...
Place: the philippines
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 6K
Metalhead (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the year 1970 and as Black Sabbath record their first album and mark the birth of Heavy Metal, Hera Karlsdottir is born on the cowshed floor at her parents farm in rural Iceland. The years of her youth are carefree until a tragedy ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: heavy metal, depression, farm, countryside, lifestyle, rebellion, rebel, brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, grief, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, europe
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A Man Called Rage (1984)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a soldier of fortune enters "The Forbidden Land" to find uranium that will help save mankind. However, a rival adventurer is also after the uranium, but for his own ends.
Plot: uranium, rebel, metal, murder, desert, gang, manhunt, post nuclear, mutant, rambo, radioactivity, death ...
Time: future
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Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: An American named Anthony is living and working in Tokyo and married to a Japanese woman. When their son is killed by the same driver who creates the Tetsuos in previous films, he makes the transformation into Tetsuo.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, tech noir, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: body horror, uncover truth, super weapon, androids and robots, secret identity, good versus evil, superhuman powers, danger, escapades, uncontrollable, buried truth, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two alchemist brothers go on a quest for the Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their dead mother goes horribly wrong.
Style: stylized, emotional, exciting, captivating
Plot: alchemy, injury, search, imaginary, dealing with death, young heroes, brother brother relationship, adventure, physical appearance, loss of parent, tragic event, curses spells and rituals ...
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 6.5
 12K
Lords of Chaos (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Plot: music band, self mutilation, violence, music, danger, murder, stabbing, gay, death, nihilism, suicide by gunshot, suicide ...
Time: year 1987, 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: oslo norway, norway
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 8.2
 15K
Metalocalypse (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006 on Adult Swim. The television program centers around the larger than life death metal band Dethklok, and often ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, music band, lifestyle, musician's life, intrigue, artists and showbiz, parody, graphic violence, musician, popularity, band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, idiotic, absurd ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, rock, musician, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, desire for fame, odd couple, follow your dream, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, time machine, afterlife, heavy metal, sent to the past, death, robot, seance, farce, devil, heaven, adventure ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: california
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 4K
Suck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film follows a petty rock band called the Winners, consisting of vocalist Joey Winner, bassist Jennifer, guitarist Tyler, drummer Sam, and French-Canadian roadie Hugo, along with their sleazy manager Jeff, as they tour across Canada and the USA ...
Style: cynical, dark humor, humorous, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, friends, lifestyle, musician's life, supernatural, desire for fame, gory, rock band, parody, blind ambition, track down, concert tour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of failing high school students -- Bill S. Preston, Esquire and Ted "Theodore" Logan -- are visited by a time traveler from the future who takes them on an adventure through time to gather up actual historical figures to help them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, heavy metal, high school, sent to the past, adventure, best friend, disorder, hopes, youth, classmate classmate relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1900s, year 1988 ...
Place: california, vienna, ancient greece, washington d.c., athens greece ...
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Trick or Treat (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Eddie is your average 80's metal head teen. Now he's obsessed with his heavy-metal superstar idol, Sammi Curr who is killed in a hotel fire. Eddie becomes the recipient of the only copy of Curr's unreleased album, which when played ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, cult film, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, high school, supernatural, school, halloween, ghost, danger, radio dj, rock star, obsession, zombie, disorder ...
Time: 80s
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 7.3
 621K
Black Panther (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, stylized, intense, cult film ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, technology, martial arts, king, warrior, panther, haunted by the past, spy, murder, loss of father, black hero ...
Time: future, 1990s, 2010s, year 1992, 20th century ...
Place: africa, oakland california, nigeria, south korea, london
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Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At an old farmhouse, a family mysteriously dissapears at the hands of evil. Years later, hair metal band The Tritons comes to the farmhouse, whose barn now features a 24-track recording studio. Lead singer John Triton gets the band to perform their ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heavy metal, supernatural, good versus evil, friends, heavy metal culture, artists and showbiz, musician's life, escapades, music, danger, master villain, music band ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, ontario canada
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Full Metal Yakuza (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After being brutally murdered in a gangster-style execution, Kensuke Hagane (Tsuyoshi Ujiki) finds himself brought back to life by a mad scientist and rebuilt as a robot-human hybrid with a serious thirst for vengeance and the tools to carry it out. ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, offbeat, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, yakuza, cyborgs, revenge, vengeance, disorder, rivalry, danger, life is a bitch, mad scientist, crimes, gory ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 844
Wicked City (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the popular Japanese sci-fi comic strip, "Wicked City" is about a futuristic Hong Kong on the verge of a take over by the Reptoids--ruthless monsters disguised as humans. They work amongst us, they live within us and their destiny ...
Style: bleak, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, space wars, legends and myths, uncover truth, mentally unstable, future dystopia, alien encounter, technology gone awry, conspiracy, strong violent content, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong, tokyo
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Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tetsuo II: Body Hammer is a 1992 Japanese science fiction/horror film directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. It is a bigger-budget reworking of the same director's 1989 movie Tetsuo: The Iron Man, utilizing similar themes and ideas to the earlier film ...
Style: surreal, serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, telephone conversation, rooftop, superhuman powers, androids and robots, cyberpunk, chaos, imaginary, heroes, danger, supernatural, crimes ...
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 4K
Oxygen (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: masochist, buried alive, kidnapping, chase, ransom, psychopath, police investigation, police station, death penalty, digging, excavation, car chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, miami, usa, san francisco, new jersey
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The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.
Style: exciting, clever, harsh, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: time travel, tunnel, plague, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, young heroes, fish out of water, supernatural ability, follow your dream, danger, destiny ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, new zealand, europe
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 8.0
 171K
The Iron Giant (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.
Style: touching, exciting, sentimental, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: androids and robots, benign alien, friendship, prejudice, small town, giant robots, self sacrifice, giant, cold war, adventure, giant robot, childhood ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
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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: emotional, exciting, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magical, alchemy, siblings relations, imaginary, young heroes, journey, youth, search, artifact, heroes, obsessive quest, accident ...
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The Legend of Galgameth (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The kingdom of Donnegold is being subverted from within, and young prince Davin must defend against the traitors with the help of a legendary, metal-eating dragon called Galgameth.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: love and romance, escapades, youth, family, betrayal, family relations, friends, heroic mission, true love, cinderella story, teenage life, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, romania
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, surreal, sentimental, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, goth, dark fantasy, fall in love, romance, surrealism, freak, love, suburbs, human nature, snow ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, united states, florida
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 3K
Dark Matter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Liu Xing a brilliant Chinese student, arrives at University and makes the transition into American life with the help of Joanna Silver. Xing joins a cosmology group working to create a model of the origins of the universe. He is obsessed with the ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: american dream, university, student life, politics, injustice, inventions and discoveries, college, college life, misfit, immigrants, male female relationship, mathematics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: shanghai, beijing china
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 75K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, police officer, thief, escape attempt, murder, disorder, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, usa, latin america ...
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 20K
3 Ninjas (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Each year, three brothers Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visits their Japanese grandfather, Mori Shintaro whom the boys affectionately refer to as Grandpa, for the summer. Mori is a highly skilled in the fields of Martial arts and Ninjutsu, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, rescue, family, rivalry, escapades, heroic mission, heroes, martial arts, ninja, danger, youth, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
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 5.9
 1K
Roadie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After 20 years of touring, a roadie for a defunct 80s hair band returns home to live with his mother.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: heavy metal, unfulfillment, hopes, rock, homecoming, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, daydreamer, family relations, introspection, mental illness, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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Detroit Metal City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up "demon ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: heavy metal culture, follow your dream, ambition, desire for fame, hidden identity, love and romance, lifestyle, hopes, artists and showbiz, musician's life, celebrity culture, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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