Steampunk movies

List of the best Steampunk movies selected by our site visitors: Violet Evergarden: The Movie, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight, Mortal Engines, Robin Hood, Overlord, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, April and the Extraordinary World, The Empire of Corpses, Pan, Victor Frankenstein.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Violet Evergarden: The Movie (2020)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, cartoon, short
CharactersMilitary, Orphans
PlotLove, War
StyleTouching, Steampunk, Romantic

    After working as an Auto Memory Doll, Violet Evergarden has come to learn the meaning of the words “I love you.” Her soul, which has been deeply scarred by the war, has begun to heal. She continues to move forward in life, helping others in need, while keeping the words of the first person who ever said “I love you” to her close to her heart. When she takes on a job to write a letter for a terminally-ill boy, time starts to move forward.

    Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018)
    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genreaction, fantasy, cartoon, crime, detective
    CharactersKillers, Superhero, Serial killers, Cats, Orphans, Nuns
    PlotInvestigation, Betrayal, Cheating, False accusations, Funeral

      In an alternative Victorian Age Gotham City, Batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by Jack the Ripper.

      Mortal Engines (2018)
      Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.1)
      Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
      CountryNew Zealand, USA
      CharactersScientists, Hunters, Pilots
      PlotSurvival, Power, Chase
      TimePost apocalypse, Future
      StyleSteampunk, Fascinating, Exciting

        Many thousands of years in the future, Earth’s cities roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive traction cities, the old London, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a mysterious young woman from the wastelands who will change the course of his life forever.

        Robin Hood (2018)
        Mark10 (imdb: 5.3)
        Genreaction, thriller, adventure
        CharactersRobbers, Archers, Heroes, Thieves, Horses, Sheriffs
        PlotMoney, Death, Love, Religious, Revolution, Slavery
        PlaceEngland, Party, Ships, Deserts, Village
        TimeMiddle Ages
        StyleFascinating, Atmospheric, Exciting, Steampunk, Unexpected ending

          A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.

          Overlord (2018)
          Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.6)
          Genrehorror, fantastic, action, military
          CountryUSA, Canada
          CharactersMilitary, Zombie, Soldier, Snipers, Monsters, Mutant
          PlotWar, Genetic experiments, Supernatural, Survival
          PlaceFrance, Laboratory, Aircraft, Village
          TimeWorld War II
          StyleDepressive, Tense, Steampunk, Creepy, Unexpected ending

            France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

            Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016)
            Markimdb: 7.2
            Genrehorror, action, fantasy, drama, cartoon
            CharactersMonsters, Heroes
            PlotRevolution, Weapon, Supernatural, Adventure, Rivalry
            StyleSteampunk, Exciting

              As the world is in the middle of an industrial revolution, a monster appears that cannot be defeated unless its heart, which is protected by a layer of iron, is pierced. By infecting humans with its bite, the monster can create aggressive and undead creatures known as Kabane. On the island Hinomoto, located in the far east, people have built stations to shelter themselves from these creatures. People access the station, as well as transport wares between them, with the help of a locomotive running on steam, called Hayajiro. Ikoma, a boy who lives in the Aragane station and helps to build Hayajiro, creates his own weapon called Tsuranukizutsu in order to defeat the creatures. One day, as he waits for an opportunity to use his weapon, he meets a girl named Mumei, who is excused from the mandatory Kabane inspection. During the night, Ikuma meets Mumei again as he sees Hayajiro going out of control. The staff on the locomotive has turned into the creatures. The station, now under attack by Kabane, is the opportunity Ikoma has been looking for.

              April and the Extraordinary World (2015)
              Markimdb: 7.3
              Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
              CountryFrance, Canada, Belgium
              CharactersCats, Scientists, Orphans
              PlaceFrance, Jungle

                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.

                The Empire of Corpses (2015)
                Mark6 (imdb: 6)
                Genrefantastic, cartoon
                CharactersZombie, Samurai, Scientists
                StyleSteampunk, Gothic

                  The story of The Empire of Corpses takes place in 19th century Europe, and revolves around John Watson. He is scouted by the government to become a secret agent- However, Watson lives in a world where "Frankensteins"- human corpses that are re-purposed with a false soul in order to use them as laborers- are used to improve industrial development.

                  Pan (2015)
                  Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.7)
                  Genrefantasy, adventure, family
                  CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
                  CharactersOrphans, Pirates, Mermaids, Heroes, Indians
                  PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Martial Arts, Fate, Chase, Travel
                  PlaceParallel worlds, Islands, Space
                  StyleFor children, Fairy tales, Exciting, Steampunk

                    Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ruthless pirate Blackbeard. Along the way, the rebellious and mischievous boy discovers his true destiny, becoming the hero forever known as Peter Pan.

                    Victor Frankenstein (2015)
                    Mark7.4 (imdb: 6)
                    Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
                    CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
                    CharactersMonsters, Police, Friends, Mutant
                    PlotRevenge, Investigation, Obsession, Experiments
                    PlaceEngland, Laboratory, Scotland
                    StyleGothic, Touching, Disturbing, Steampunk

                      Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

                      The Scorpion King: Quest for Power (2015)
                      Markimdb: 4.1
                      Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
                      CharactersScientists, Tough guys, Warriors, Heroes, Kings, Dragons
                      PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Supernatural, Martial Arts
                      StyleExciting, For men, Steampunk, Unexpected ending

                        When he is betrayed by a trusted friend, Mathayus must marshal all his strength and cunning to outwit a formidable opponent who will stop at nothing to unlock a supreme ancient power.

                        The Boxtrolls (2014)
                        Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.8)
                        Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
                        CharactersFamily, Orphans, Friends, Losers
                        StyleSteampunk, Exciting, Atmospheric, Fancy

                          An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.

                          The Nostalgist (2014)
                          Markimdb: 7
                          Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, short
                          CountryUnited Kingdom
                          PlotVirtual Reality
                          StyleSteampunk, Exciting

                            In the futuristic city of Vanille, with properly tuned ImmerSyst Eyes & Ears the world can look and sound like a paradise. But the life of a father and his young son threatens to disintegrate when the father's device begins to fail. Desperate to avoid facing his own traumatic reality, the man must venture outside to find a replacement, into a city where violence and danger lurk beneath a skim of beautiful illusion.

                            Patema Inverted (2013)
                            Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
                            Genreadventure, cartoon
                            PlotAdventure, Investigation, Supernatural
                            PlaceSchool, Japan, Caves
                            TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
                            StyleSteampunk, To cry, Fascinating

                              In an underground world where tunnels extend everywhere, even though they live in dark and confined spaces, people wear protective clothes and lead quiet and enjoyable lives. Patema, a princess in her underground village, loves to explore the tunnels. Her favorite place is a "danger zone" that her village prohibits people from entering. Even though she's scolded, Patema's curiosity can't be held back. No one ever explained what the supposed danger was. On her usual trip to the "danger zone," Patema faces unexpected events. When hidden secrets come to light, the story begins to unfold.

                              Mr Hublot (2013)
                              Markimdb: 7.2
                              Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon, short
                              CountryLuxembourg, France
                              CharactersFriends, Dogs, Robots
                              StyleSteampunk, To cry, Touching, Atmospheric, Depressive

                                Mr Hublot is a withdrawn, idiosyncratic character with OCD, scared of change and the outside world. Robot Pet's arrival turns his life upside down: he has to share his home with this very invasive companion...

                                Frankenstein's Army (2013)
                                Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.4)
                                Genrehorror, fantastic, action
                                CountryUSA, Netherlands, Czech Republic
                                CharactersZombie, Military, Soldier, Nuns, Monsters
                                PlotSupernatural, Fear
                                TimeWorld War II
                                StyleExciting, Disturbing, For men, Steampunk

                                  Toward the end of World War II, Russian soldiers pushing into eastern Germany stumble across a secret Nazi lab, one that has unearthed and begun experimenting with the journal of one Dr. Victor Frankenstein. The scientists have used the legendary Frankenstein's work to assemble an army of super-soldiers stitched together from the body parts of their fallen comrades -- a desperate Hitler's last ghastly ploy to escape defeat

                                  Iron Sky (2012)
                                  Mark3.6 (imdb: 5.9)
                                  Genrefantastic, action, comedy
                                  CountryFinland, Germany, Australia
                                  PlotUFO, Revenge, Rivalry, Survival
                                  PlaceMoon, Space, Parallel worlds
                                  StyleSteampunk, Light, For men, Smart

                                    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.

                                    Tai Chi Hero (2012)
                                    Markimdb: 6.2
                                    Genreaction, adventure
                                    CharactersLosers, Mutant
                                    PlotMartial Arts, Rivalry, Revenge, Supernatural
                                    PlaceChina, Asia, Village
                                    StyleExciting, Action, For men, Steampunk, Fancy

                                      Chinese steampunk martial arts blockbuster about the early years of Tai chi master Yang Luchan, the man who founded in the 19th century what has now become the most popular Tai Chi style in the world. The second instalment of the "Tai Chi" trilogy continues the journey of Yang Luchan, a gifted child with a fleshy growth on his forehead who helped save a village from a frightening army of steampunk soldiers bearing strange machines with the knowledge of Tai Chi that they entrusted him with.

                                      John Carter (2012)
                                      Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.6)
                                      Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
                                      CharactersAliens, Heroes, Monsters
                                      PlotAdventure, Teleportation
                                      StyleDisney, Exciting, Steampunk

                                        John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

                                        Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
                                        Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
                                        Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime, detective
                                        CharactersMafia, Police, Heroes, Friends
                                        PlotAdventure, Investigation
                                        PlaceEngland, London
                                        StyleSteampunk, For men, Atmospheric, Exciting, Smart

                                          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.