Dieselpunk movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dieselpunk movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out dieselpunk, exciting, cult film, visually appealing, stylized and epic films and TV shows about / with dialogue, storytelling, mentor, gun, danger, fantasy world, heroes, catastrophe, weapons and transformation plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
dieselpunk movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dieselpunk: The Rocketeer (1991), Brazil (1985), Dark City (1998), The Mummy (1999), Hellboy (2004), The Mummy Returns (2001), Sin City (2005), Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), Sucker Punch (2011), The Adventures of Tintin (2011).

List of dieselpunk movies

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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The Rocketeer (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930s Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, stylized, dieselpunk, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, treasure hunt, betrayal, adaptation, aviation, world war two, disney, villain, gangsters, airplane, heroes ...
Time: 1930s, future, 90s, 20th century, year 1938 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, archaeology, artifact, treasure, tombs and skeletons, good versus evil, adventurer, crocodile, supernatural, survival, sword fight ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1984, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai, china
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the ...
Style: entertaining, breathtaking, exciting, epic, dieselpunk ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, archaeology, holy grail, map, artifact, adventurer, father son relationship, treasure, courage, escapades, husky dog ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1912, year 1938, 1910s
Place: germany, israel, egypt, venice, san francisco ...
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Brazil (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, futuristic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, surrealism, dream, cyberpunk, christmas, bureaucracy, hallucination, twists and turns, dystopic future, mistaken identity, surveillance ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, brazil, canada, london, britain ...
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Dark City (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: psychological, mind bending, neo noir, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, investigation, memory, alternate reality, cyberpunk, suspense, alien race, alien, post apocalypse, future dystopia, amnesia, memory loss ...
Time: future, 1940s
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The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: mummy, treasure hunt, archaeology, desert, ancient egypt, tomb, adventurer, monster, archaeologist, supernatural, deadly creature, sword fight ...
Time: jurassic, future, 1920s, 20th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, north africa, cairo egypt
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Hellboy (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, ...
Style: gothic, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, kids, adult
Plot: supernatural, superhero, monster, demon, supernatural ability, good versus evil, undercover, occult, apocalypse, mutant, superhuman powers, steampunk ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1944, 2000s ...
Place: new york, new jersey, russia, scotland, moscow russia
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The Mummy Returns (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: mummy, archaeology, treasure hunt, supernatural, ancient egypt, good versus evil, treasure, tomb, chase, mythology, heroic mission, monster ...
Time: 1930s, jurassic, future, 20th century, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, africa, middle east, england ...
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, treasure, archaeology, adventurer, jungle, chase, alien, desert, artifact, sword fight, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957
Place: peru, mexico city, south america, latin america, usa ...
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Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, dark, surreal, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: corruption, vengeance, justice, distopia, dark hero, revenge, multiple storylines, killings, hitman, tough heroes, violent, organized crime ...
Time: 2000s, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century
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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines ...
Style: dark fantasy, scary, stylized, fairy tale, exciting ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, adult
Plot: superhero, monster, supernatural, army, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroic mission, evil, creature, villain, dark hero, heroes ...
Time: 50s, 21st century
Place: northern ireland, ireland, manhattan new york city, new york
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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, world war two, heroism, courage, military, mad scientist, heroic mission, scientist, superhuman powers, soldier, bravery ...
Time: future, year 1942, 1940s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, germany, new jersey ...
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The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Germany, China, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, atmospheric, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, boys' night, teens ...
Plot: mummy, tomb, archaeologist, tombs and skeletons, archaeology, monster, supernatural, chase, mythology, emperor, pyramid, martial arts ...
Time: 1940s, jurassic, 20th century, year 1946
Place: china, egypt, asia, himalaya, peru ...
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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 Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK, France, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, colourful, dieselpunk, 3d animation, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, reporter, young heroes, dog, journey, captain, riddles and clues, adventurer, ship, escapades, pirate ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1949
Place: morocco, europe, north africa
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Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre ...
Style: road movie, futuristic, apocalyptic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, truck, car chase, desert, loner, dystopic future, biker, chase, car, survival, gang ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: australia, oceania, middle east
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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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: anime, exciting, captivating, serious, cerebral ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: post apocalypse, ecology, environmental, nature, apocalypse, female protagonist, giant insect, steampunk, teenage girl, insect, distopia, death of father ...
Time: future, year 1984, middle ages
Place: tokyo, japan
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Dick Tracy (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
Style: humorous, stylized, light, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police detective, organized crime, good versus evil, superhero, disney, corruption, mafia, fighting crime, villain, femme fatale, woman ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: tense, exciting, emotional, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, bomber, military, soldier, battles, airplane, friendship, u.s. air force, aviation, heroic mission, bomb ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: europe, australia, germany, england, united kingdom
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Porco Rosso (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Porco Rosso, known in Japan as Crimson Pig (Kurenai no Buta) is the sixth animated film by Hayao Miyazaki and released in 1992. You're introduced to an Italian World War I fighter ace, now living as a freelance bounty hunter chasing "air ...
Style: anime, humorous, talky, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: cartoon pig, aviation, fascism, airplane, heroes, escapades, haunted by the past, heroic mission, daring rescue, save the day, good versus evil, melancholy ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, japan, tokyo, europe, croatia ...
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The Shadow (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, stylized, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, vigilante, monk, secret identity, transformation, mad scientist, undercover, heroic mission, radio, escapades, villain ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, asia, usa, tibet
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Richard III (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Shakespeare's Play transplanted into a 1930s setting.
Style: talky, atmospheric, stylized, witty, political ...
Plot: politics, royal family, shakespeare, murder, betrayal, manipulation, assassination, greed, ambition, battles, corrupted ruler, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, london, new york, germany, europe
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Tank Girl (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.
Style: stylized, futuristic, exciting, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: desert, female protagonist, post apocalypse, distopia, future dystopia, tank, female warrior, cyberpunk, female fighter, punk, save the world, women ...
Time: future, 2030s, near future, 21st century
Place: australia
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Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, apocalyptic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, adult
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, ocean, sailing, boat, distopia, water, rescue, dystopic future, sea, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: canada
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Mother Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.
Style: stylized, surreal, dark fantasy, dieselpunk, political ...
Plot: world war two, spy, nazi, politics, espionage, satire, holocaust, guilt, propaganda, german, jewish, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, israel, new york, europe ...
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The Phantom (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Style: light, exciting, humorous, entertaining, campy ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, comic hero, secret identity, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, villain, island, one man army, silver, vigilante, treasure hunt ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1939, year 1938
Place: new york, usa, new york state, fictional island
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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, emotional, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: robot, small town, friendship, prejudice, self sacrifice, benign alien, childhood, androids and robots, boy, military, cold war, space and aliens ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, future, year 1957
Place: maine, usa, iceland
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The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: futuristic, philosophical, saga, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: cyberpunk, post apocalypse, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, prophecy, robot, fight, man versus machine, oracle, chosen one, alternate reality, martial arts ...
Time: future, near future, distant future, 23rd century, year 2003 ...
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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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