Movies like Chronicle

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Chronicle (2012)
 7.0
 244K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and their darker sides begin to take over.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, serious, suspense, stylized, entertaining, psychological, twists and turns, dark, allegory ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural ability, super strength, friendship, outcast, teenage life, high school, anti hero, supernatural, adolescence, popularity, youth, friends, levitation, bully, anger, buddies, deadly, anti heroes, domestic violence, superhero, rivals, loneliness, mysterious place, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, tibet

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Most similar movies to Chronicle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and suspense films with plots about friendship, youth, teenager, dialogue, destiny, mentor and danger mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Chronicle: Project Almanac (2015), Jumper (2008), I Am Number Four (2011), Super 8 (2011), The Darkest Minds (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, time paradox, changing the past or future, time loop, inventions and discoveries, teenage life, teleportation, high school, teenage love, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.1
 293K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, chase, young heroes, adventure, youth, presumed dead, supernatural, good versus evil, first love, double life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, empire state building manhattan new york city, egypt, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, romantic, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, young heroes, teenage love, supernatural, supernatural romance, heroes, youth, danger, friendship, teenage hero, teenage life, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, florida, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.0
 345K
Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, heroic, psychotronic, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, young heroes, alien, friendship, ufo, small town, monster, adventure, youth, investigation, creature, attack ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Darkest Minds (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, romantic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, telekinesis, super powers, runaway teen, love and romance, mind control, good versus evil, superhuman powers, teenager, soldier, danger, friendship ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.4
 28K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A suburban family that takes in a mysterious teen naive to the world around him. As Kyle begins to show signs of brilliance, solving the mystery of his origin and potential abilities becomes the family's mission.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, experiment, genius, teenage life, self discovery, foster child, mysterious character, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, supernatural, cloning, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Tomorrow People (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, young heroes, superhuman powers, telekinesis, psychic, supernatural, youth, young people, telepathy, good versus evil, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 9K
Impulse (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Follow 16-year-old Henrietta, aka Henry, who discovers she has the ability to teleport. The first time she realizes this, she is in a truck with her high school’s Golden Boy, who tries to rape her.
Style: sexual, captivating, bleak, suspense, lyrical ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, super strength, youth, supernatural, danger, family relations, friendship, investigation, criminal, crisis, murderer, anger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 136K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, prom, bullying, humiliation, high school, supernatural ability, social misfits, supernatural, stephen king, teenage life, graphic violence, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 108K
Push (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his father, an assassin, is brutally murdered, Nick Gant vows revenge on Division, the covert government agency that dabbles in psychic warfare and experimental drugs. Hiding in Hong Kong's underworld, Nick assembles a band of rogue ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, telekinesis, clairvoyance, psychic, supernatural, danger, chase, experiment, imaginary, precognition, undercover, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1945
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 82K
Sky High (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, young heroes, friendship, superhero, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, superhuman powers, coming of age, teenage life, best friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 96K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, youth, friends, teenage life, swearing, anti heroes, heroes, imaginary, friendship, superhero, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 45K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, pandemic, infection, biohazard, deadly virus, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, plague, road trip, friendship, trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, sincere, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, bullying, high school, social misfits, teenage life, bomb, death threat, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, social problems, teachers and students, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Kings of Summer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Toy, on the verge of adolescence, finds himself increasingly frustrated by his single father, Frank's attempts to manage his life. Declaring his freedom once and for all, he escapes to a clearing in the woods with his best friend, Patrick, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, teenagers, off the grid, runaway, friendship, teenage life, lifestyle change, self discovery, choice, rebelliousness, overbearing parent, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 158K
Fantastic Four (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, psychotronic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero team, adventure, superhero, transformation, teleportation, telekinesis, imaginary, portal, strong female character, superheroine, save the world, alternate dimension ...
Time: year 2015, year 2014, 2010s, 2000s, year 2007
Place: usa, new york, panama, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, mutant, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhuman powers, changing the past or future, superhero, heroes, danger, teamwork, time paradox, team ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2020s ...
Place: usa, china, moscow russia, washington d.c., new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 1K
Three Inches (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Walter Speckman is a nobody, until one day he is struck by lightning and gains the ability to move any object with his mind... but only for 3 inches at a time. A recruiter who knows of super-powered individuals finds Walter and offers him the chance ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, superhuman powers, friendship, supernatural ability, imaginary, heroic mission, woman in danger, rescue, good versus evil, danger, hospital, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, ...
Style: serious, disaster movie, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, escapades, forces of nature, family relations, danger, teenage life, disaster film, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 441 min.
TV show
Story: Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, high school, teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, chase, chases and races, mysterious character, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: sincere, exciting, suspenseful, intense, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: wilderness, friendship, survival, coming of age, danger, youth, river, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, lake or river, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 104K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, adventure, alien invasion, obsessive quest, survival, danger, tsunami, space and aliens, alien, post apocalypse, chaos ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio, bangkok thailand, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 399K
Unbreakable (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invulnerability, self discovery, supernatural ability, a vision, superhero, train crash, villain, plot twist, mystery, conflict, good versus evil, comics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1960s, 60s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When teenage Molly Hartley moves to a new town, she's haunted by terrifying visions that may have to do with dark secrets from her past. Something evil lurks just beneath the lush surfaces of her private-school world, and it holds the rights to ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural, high school life, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, haunted by the past, parents and children, dealing with death, danger, mental illness, graduation, back from the dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.5
 1K
Snow Beast (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: People disappear every year out in the snow--but this year, something is adding to the body count. Jim and his research team study the Canadian Lynx every year. This year, he has to take his rebelling 16 year-old daughter, Emmy, with him. But the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, folk tale ...
Plot: mythical creature, monster, dangerous animal, survival, teenage life, supernatural, deadly creature, youth, escapades, parents and children, wilderness, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 83K
Dope (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, coming of age, social relations, teenage life, gangsters, youth, adolescence, friendship, school, high school life, friends, high school student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2015
Place: california, los angeles, usa, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 39K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: murder, problem child, children, parents and children, danger, sociopath, disbelieving adult, manipulation, crimes, deception, sadism, child protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, japan, usa, asia, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 4K
Riley Rewind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A high school girl named Riley has the ability to travel back in time and uses this power to save her friend who commits suicide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, high school, supernatural ability, youth, friendship, supernatural, life risking, teenage life, teenager, imaginary, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 378K
Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, childhood, friendship, adventure, youth, coming-of-age, teenager, loyalty, innocence, young kid, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, friendship, family relations, high school life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, friends, society, social decay, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%