10 Best Anime movies like Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)

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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within 2001
Led by a strange dream, scientist Aki Ross struggles to collect the eight spirits in the hope of creating a force powerful enough to protect the planet. With the aid of the Deep Eyes Squadron and her mentor, Dr. Sid, Aki must save the Earth from its darkest hate and unleash the spirits within.
List of the best anime movies like Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001): Alita: Battle Angel, Spectral, The Fifth Element, Elysium, Chappie, Alien Outpost, The Black Hole, Saturn 3, 5th Passenger, Space Battleship Yamato.

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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan, Canada
Duration02:28

When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.

Spectral (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Hungary
Duration01:59

A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.

The Fifth Element (1997)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:06

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

Elysium (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico, Canada
Duration01:49

In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that, if successful, will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.

Chappie (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration02:17

Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

Alien Outpost (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, South Africa
Duration01:30

A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.

The Black Hole (1979)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

The explorer craft USS Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the USS Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled by Dr. Hans Reinhardt and his monstrous robot companion, but the initial wonderment and awe the Palomino crew feel for the ship and its resistance to the power of the black hole turn to horror as they uncover Reinhardt's plans.

Saturn 3 (1980)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45

In the future, Earth is overcrowded and the population relies on distant bases to be fed. In the Saturn 3 station, Major Adam and the scientist Alex, who is also his lover and has never been on Earth, have been researching hydroponics for three years in the base alone with their dog Sally. Meanwhile, the psychotic Captain Benson fails the mental test required to travel to Saturn 3 and kills his replacement, Captain James, taking his place in the mission of assembling and programming the Demi-God series robot Hector to replace one of the scientists in Saturn 3. On the arrival, the mentally disturbed Captain Benson becomes sexually obsessed for Alex. Then he uses an interface to link his brain to program Hector, but incapable to control his emotions, he transfers his homicidal tendency and insanity to Hector. Now Major Adam and Alex are trapped in the station with a dangerous psychopath robot.

5th Passenger (2018)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA

Set in the aftermath of an oppressive class war, a pregnant officer aboard an escape pod must struggle to survive with her remaining crew when a mysterious and vicious life form attacks, determined to become the dominant species.

Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration02:18

In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a capsule sent from the planet Iscandar that tells of a device that can remove the radiation from the Earth's surface. The Earth Defense Force rebuilds the battleship Yamato with a new type of propulsion system to make the 148,000 light year trip to Iscandar in hopes of saving the Earth. Within one year, the radiation will drive the rest of humanity to extinction.

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Titan A.E. (2000)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Dredge are bent on mankind's destruction.

Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, cartoon, crime, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:33

Based on the comic book by the creator of Ghost in the Shell, a young female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos survive through the post World War 3 apocalyptic New York in search of human's future hope, the legendary city of Olympus.

Legion (1998)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

This future-set sci-adventure follows a band of brave soldiers in an epic battle against a government-created monster.

The Anomaly (2014)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37

A former soldier is taken captive and awakens in the back of a van where he learns that he only has less than 10 minutes to figure out how he got there.

Halo: Legends (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:40

The universe of the Halo video game series is expanded in seven short animated films from Japan's greatest anime directors and studios.

Stonehenge Apocalypse (2010)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic
CountryCanada
Duration01:27

When a group of archaeologists dig up a human skeleton near the historical monument of STONEHENGE, an ancient piece of machinery hidden beneath the bedrock is discovered. Not knowing what it could be the workers accidentally trigger the mechanism and start a chain of events that may very well end the world as we know it

Fantastic Four (2015)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration02:40

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Mass Effect: Paragon Lost (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CountryUSA, Japan, Canada, South Korea
Duration01:24

An untold chapter in the Mass Effect saga, following the early career of Alliance Marine, James Vega, as he leads a squad of elite special forces into battle against a mysterious alien threat known as The Collectors. Stationed at a colony in a remote star system, Vega and his troops must protect the inhabitants from an invasion of the deadly insectoid warriors determined to collect the population for unknown purposes. Soon after the attack, Vega's commanding officer falls in battle, forcing the young officer to embrace the responsibility of leadership for the colony's survival. Having idolized Earth's greatest hero and warrior, Commander Shepard (the central character in the Mass Effect video games), the young and idealistic Vega must now make life and the death decisions that will effect not only the lives of his squad, but the lives of every person in the colony - all of whom he has sworn to protect...

Red Faction: Origins (2011)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

In the year 2125, Alec Mason led the Martian Colonies to freedom in the hit action game Red Faction: Guerrilla. Now, Syfy and THQ are teaming up to continue the saga of conflict on Mars 25 years later in an all-new Original Movie, Red Faction: Origins. Stargate Universe's Brian J. Smith stars as Jake Mason, son of revolutionary hero Alec Mason (Terminator 2's Robert Patrick) and a Red Faction ranger. Fighting to preserve Martian freedom, Jake encounters a powerful new enemy in a dangerous and mysterious group led by the charismatic Adam Hale (Torchwood's Gareth David-Lloyd) and holding secrets that will rock the Mason clan. Jake must now battle the relentless regime and somehow reunite a family torn apart by war. Red Faction: Origins also stars Battlestar Galactica's Kate Vernon and The Tudors' Tamzin Merchant, and will feature music from Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica).

Alien Hunter (2003)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:32

Government agents find evidence of extraterrestrial life at the South Pole.

The Call Up (2016)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:03

When a group of elite online gamers each receive a mysterious invitation to trial a state-of-the-art virtual reality video game, it’s a dream come true and impossible to resist. Arriving at the test site, the group step into hi-tech gear and prepare for a revolutionary, next-level gaming experience that brings modern warfare to life with frightening realism. At first it’s a unique and exhilarating experience. But what starts out like a dream encounter with cutting edge technology quickly takes a turn for the sinister. Once the group are attacked by enemy combatants, they soon realize this is no game after all. Make a mistake here and you pay with your life. Now these masters of the shoot ‘em up will have to fight for survival within a game gone bad, but this time it’s for real.

Wing Commander (1999)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration01:40

The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher Blair and Todd "Maniac" Marshall as they arrive at the Tiger Claw and are soon forced to stop a Kilrathi fleet heading towards Earth.

Stranded (2002)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA

A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.

The 5th Wave (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30

16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.

Mission to Mars (2000)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:54

When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.

Riddick (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:59

Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. With his enemies right where he wants them, Riddick unleashes a vicious attack of vengeance before returning to his home planet of Furya to save it from destruction.

Robot Overlords (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:30

Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.

Virtuality (2009)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time using advanced virtual reality modules that allow them to take on various identities. But as the ship approaches a critical phase of their journey, a deadly flaw is discovered in the virtual system, forcing them to question if someone onboard might be a killer.

Babylon A.D. (2008)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:40

In Babylon A.D Vin Diesel stars as a veteran-turned-mercenary who is hired to deliver a package from the ravages of post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to a destination in the teeming megalopolis of New York City. The "package" is a mysterious young woman with a secret.

Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:30

Federation trooper Johnny Rico is ordered to work with a group of new recruits on a satellite station on Mars, where giant bugs have decided to target their next attack.




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