Giant robot movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant giant robot movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, psychotronic, visually appealing and mecha films and TV shows about / with giant robot, giant robots, robot, heroes, save the world, danger, rivalry, androids and robots, escapades and space and aliens plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in Japan, USA, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as giant robot: Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016), The Iron Giant (1999), Robot Carnival (1987), Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), Transformers: Armada (2002), WXIII: Patlabor the Movie 3 (2002), Gurren Lagann (2007), Mazinger Z (1972), Spider-Man (1978), Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (2009).

List of giant robot movies

Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Five unlikely teenage heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the megapowerful Voltron and defend the universe from evil.
Style: mecha, exciting, captivating, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, outer space, planet, spacecraft, alien, good versus evil, alien planet, alien robot, danger, friends, giant robots, teenage girl ...
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 8.0
 173K
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, giant robots, small town, self sacrifice, giant, cold war, adventure, giant robot, childhood ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
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Robot Carnival (1987)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An anthology of various tales told in various styles with robots being the one common element among them.
Style: anthology, stylized, exciting, futuristic, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, androids, giant robots, giant robot, man versus machine, escapades, a.i., imaginary, killer robot, robot as menace, piloted giant robot, amusement park ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA, Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls ...
Style: futuristic, psychotronic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: giant monster, giant creature, giant robots, alien monster, robot, killer robot, monster, teenage hero, alien, army, human versus monster, academy ...
Time: near future
Place: mount fuji, sydney australia, china, santa monica california, hong kong ...
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Transformers: Armada (2002)
Genre: Action, Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Transformers: Armada, known in Japan as Chō Robot Seimeitai Transformers: Micron Densetsu, is a Transformers animated series, comic series and toy line which ran from 2002–2003. It was originally scheduled for 2001, however was delayed until ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: androids and robots, good versus evil, battles, space wars, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, master villain, escapades, danger, space and aliens, transforming robot ...
Time: future
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WXIII: Patlabor the Movie 3 (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Animation, Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the year 2000 (between the events of Patlabor and Patlabor 2), when the level of Labor accidents begin to escalate around Tokyo Bay, police detectives Kusumi and Hata are assigned to investigate. What they discover leads to a series of ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, mecha, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, a.i., investigation, fighting crime, danger, save the world, deadly, giant robot, genetic engineering, technology gone awry, robot, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2000
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
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 8.3
 15K
Gurren Lagann (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, people build their homes and raise domestic animals in subterranean caverns. As a result, they live in fear of the occasional earthquake and cave-in, and have been for hundreds of years. Jeeha is one such village. One day, a ...
Style: exciting, mecha, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, battles, adventure, heroes, beast, heroic mission, battle zone, danger, future dystopia, survival, isolation, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sousuke Sagara, a member of a covert anti-terrorist private military organization known as Mithril, tasked with protecting Kaname Chidori, a spirited Japanese high school girl.
Style: mecha, exciting, psychological, futuristic, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robot, piloted giant robot, save the world, teen angst, super weapon, secret organization, supernatural ability, heroic mission, terrorizing, japanese schoolgirl, friendship between teens, woman in danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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 7.8
 1K
Mazinger Z (1972)
Genre: Action, Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mazinger Z, known briefly as Tranzor Z in the United States, is a Japanese super robot manga series written and illustrated by Go Nagai. The first manga version was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump from October 1972 to August 1973, ...
Style: mecha
Plot: giant robot, robot, giant robots, scientist, piloted giant robot, fight, super villain, female robot, evil scientist, heroes, friendship, collaboration ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
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 6.3
 377
Spider-Man (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spider-Man is a Japanese live-action television series produced by Toei Company, loosely based on Marvel's Spider-Man character. The series lasted 41 episodes, which aired on the Wednesday 19:30 JST time slot of Tokyo Channel 12 from May 17, ...
Plot: giant robots, giant robot, superhero, giant monster, mutant, villain, race car, spider man character
Time: 70s
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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, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, post apocalypse, apocalypse, giant, imaginary, good versus evil, danger, escapades, man versus machine, evil alien, adventure, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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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, saga ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, chaos, pilot, battles, angel, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, supernatural, future dystopia, danger, heroes ...
Time: near future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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Giant Robo: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An adolescent with the ability to control a looming war-golem becomes entangled in the Experts of Justice's fight against the infamous group Big Fire.
Style: futuristic
Plot: giant robots, giant robot, supernatural power, tragic event, robot, loss of father, super powers, martial arts, violence, tragedy
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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, 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, mecha, stylized, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, androids and robots, surrealism, giant robot, catastrophe, apocalypse, future dystopia, parents and children, teenage life, high school life, destiny, self discovery ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In medieval England, Merlin and King Arthur banish the evil enchantress Morgana and her son Mordred to the ends of the universe as Morgana vows revenge. In present day, Knights descendant Penn doesn't take much stock in the legends of his ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Plot: giant robots, sword fight, magic, revenge, vengeance, evil, king arthur, alien technology, descendant, ancestor, duel, villainess ...
Place: thailand
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Genesis Climber Mospeada (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Genesis Climber MOSPEADA is an anime science fiction series created by Shinji Aramaki and Hideki Kakinuma. The 25-episode television series ran from late 1983 to early 1984 in Japan. MOSPEADA stands for Military Operation Soldier Protection ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: giant robots, alien invasion, giant robot, heroic mission, rivalry, space and aliens, soldier, heroes, imaginary, evil alien, adventure, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Great monster fight sequences are a highlight of the 14th Godzilla film. Aliens armed with a mechanical Godzilla intend to take over the planet. The earthlings summon the legendary King Seesar to assist Godzilla in the battle to defend earth.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, giant robots, alien invasion, giant robot, giant monster, alien, monster, robot, statue, evil alien, androids and robots, space and aliens ...
Time: 70s
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Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The United Nations assembles the ultimate weapon to defeat Godzilla, while scientists discover a fresh pteranodon egg on a remote Japanese island.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic, allegory, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, island, dinosaur, giant robots, container, self sacrifice, creature feature, sibling, giant monster, giant robot, godzilla, pterodactyl ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In his 13th film, Godzilla takes a supporting role to the far more prominently featured Jet Jaguar, an Ultra-Man like robot. Aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race. Jet Jaguar decides to stop the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, silent film, psychotronic
Plot: godzilla, giant robots, giant robot, giant monster, chases and races, adventure, androids and robots, imaginary, supernatural, escapades, deadly, save the world ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, psychotronic, absurd, futuristic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, alien planet, evil alien, giant robots, man versus machine, space travel, good versus evil, destruction, benign alien, killer robot, battles, nasa ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1961, year 1969, 1960s ...
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., africa, new mexico, chicago illinois ...
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Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robot, alien, transforming robot, evil alien, androids and robots, battles, chaos, giant robots, good versus evil, man versus machine, killer robot, robot vs. robot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, china, chicago illinois, hong kong, texas ...
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 5.4
 6K
Robot Jox (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 50 years after a nuclear war, the two superpowers handle territorial disputes in a different way. Each fields a giant robot to fight one-on-one battles in official matches, each piloted by a man inside, known as robot jockeys or jox. The contest for ...
Style: futuristic, mecha, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, giant robots, robot, post apocalypse, technology gone awry, laser, man versus machine, giant robot, space and aliens, heroic mission, survival, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
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 4.7
 397
Robo Warriors (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The year is 2036 and Earth has been invaded: hope lies with the last Robo Warrior - a towering fighting machine.
Style: futuristic
Plot: giant robot, giant robots, battles, battle, piloted giant robot, robot, post apocalypse
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Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Susan Murphy is unwittingly clobbered by a meteor full of outer space gunk on her wedding day, she mysteriously grows to 49-feet-11-inches. The military jumps into action and captures Susan, secreting her away to a covert government compound. ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: giant, mutant, evil alien, monster, supernatural, superhuman powers, alien, adventure, family, save the world, superhero, good versus evil ...
Place: san francisco, usa, japan, california, paris france ...
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Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Forty-two years after her first visit in Tokyo, Mothra returns to warn mankind that they must return Mechagodzilla, along with Godzilla's bones, to the sea, for the dead must not be disturbed. If not, dire consequences will follow. However, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: godzilla, save the world, chaos, disorder, survival, deadly creature, escapades, danger, good versus evil, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, battles ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien contact, evacuation, evil alien, ultimatum, giant robots, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, alien encounter, race against time, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, virginia, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.9
 467K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico, Hong Kong
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, creature, save the world, evil alien, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, robot, danger, giant, destruction, survival ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, year 2017
Place: pacific ocean, tokyo, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
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 6.2
 59K
Colossal (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A woman discovers that severe catastrophic events are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she's suffering.
Style: surprise ending, absurd, melancholic, captivating, allegory ...
Plot: dark fantasy, creature, mental breakdown, giant robots, giant monster, small town, alcoholic, catastrophe, monster, drinking alcohol, drinking, bullying ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seoul, new york
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Mazinger Z: Infinity (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the evil Dr. Hell attacks the Earth, the mighty giant mecha Mazinger Z is formed to stop him.
Style: mecha, tense, entertaining, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant robots, save the world, transformation, mad scientist, robot, alien technology, deadly, rivalry, androids and robots, alien invasion, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
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Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: space travel, board game, outer space, adventure, astronaut, when the parents are away, getting home, family, danger, stranded, robot, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa
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