Movies like Chronicle

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Chronicle (2012)
 7.1
 228K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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: suspenseful, bad ending, stylized, entertaining, dark, serious, intense, clever, interesting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, high school, supernatural, teenage life, adolescence, loneliness, videotaping, violence, coming of age, anti heroes, teenager, father son relationship, cousin cousin relationship, youth, found footage, telekinesis, outcast, friends, deadly, bully, anger, domestic violence, unsupportive parent, mysterious place ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, tibet

Most similar movies to Chronicle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, bad ending and interesting films with plots about catastrophe, youth, storytelling, dialogue, life philosophy, high school and teenage life mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Chronicle: I Am Number Four (2011), Carrie (2013), Jumper (2008), Project Almanac (2015), Carrie (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, teenage love, danger, supernatural, young heroes, youth, teenage life, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, africa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 124K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, supernatural ability, social misfits, high school, teenage life, telekinesis, humiliation, revenge, supernatural, gory, religious, bullying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 270K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, 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
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, chase, supernatural, adventure, youth, young heroes, first love, good versus evil, presumed dead, double life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, egypt, mount everest, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, teenager, teenage life, time machine, high school, found footage, friendship, teenage love, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 9K
Carrie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage life, vengeance, social misfits, gory, youth, supernatural, parents and children, high school, life is a bitch, revenge, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.1
 690K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, captivating, interesting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, insanity, teenage life, supernatural, hallucinations, imaginary, morality, high school life, society, imaginary friend ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, army, boxer, experiment, vengeance, scientist, rage, corruption, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, canada, ohio, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 67K
The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, supernatural, wizards and magicians, danger, magic, supernatural ability, teenager, goth, high school, black magic, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 650
The Source (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four outcast teenagers acquire mystical powers that allow them to become gods on campus, with deadly consequences.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural ability, prank, school, in the woods, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, rivalry, youth, supernatural, serial killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 66K
Body Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A mother and daughter move to a new town and find themselves living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. When the daughter befriends the surviving son, she learns the story is far from over.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, friendship, parents and children, cross dressing, haunted by the past, danger, small town, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, supernatural, bullying, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, first love, high school life, shyness, love and romance, social misfits, friends, high school, coping ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 61K
Unfriended (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While video chatting one night, six high school friends receive a Skype message from a classmate who killed herself exactly one year ago. A first they think it's a prank, but when the girl starts revealing the friends' darkest secrets, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, vengeance, teenager, internet, violence, death, skype, high school life, youth, one night, betrayal, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, suspense, philosophical ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, twists & turns, diary, family relations, life philosophy, parents and children, child abuse, road not taken, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 114K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage love, teenage life, school, high school, life turned upside down, high school life, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, team, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 27K
Powder (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as "Powder" struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do incredible things. This ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sad, compassionate ...
Plot: supernatural ability, albino, christ allegory, teenage boy, teacher student relationship, extrasensory perception, dead animal, healing power, fainting, flickering light, shot to death, held at gunpoint ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 18K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, dangerous attraction, hospital, swimming, teenage life, frame up, mental illness, murder, insanity, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Victor Frankenstein (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, touching, stylized, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, gothic horror, redemption, experiment, frankenstein, laboratory, experiment gone awry, reanimated corpse, monster, vengeance, life philosophy, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: usa, scotland, big ben london, scotland yard, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, sincere, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, school, bomb, social misfits, teacher, teenage life, bully, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, teachers and students, high school life, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 25K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, teenage sexuality, small town, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, coming of age, adolescence, social relations, high school life, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 80K
Elephant (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.
Style: bleak, realistic, stylized, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student, high school, school, shooting, gun, school shooting, mass murder, classroom, teacher, photographer, massacre, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 18K
O (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hot young stars, a hip, driving soundtrack, plus a provocative tale of jealousy and betrayal combine to create this controversial modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic, "Othello." O is Odin James (Mekhi Phifer), the ...
Style: clever, serious, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, betrayal, friends, boarding school, jealousy, friendship, basketball, strangulation, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, xenophobia, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 20K
School Ties (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When David Greene receives a football scholarship to a prestigious prep school in the 1950s, he feels pressure to hide the fact that he is Jewish from his classmates and teachers, fearing that they may be anti-Semitic. He quickly becomes the big man ...
Style: emotional, serious, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: anti semitism, high school, coming of age, boarding school life, friendship, preparatory school, football, sport, working class, teenage life, society, youth ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, israel, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Deadly Friend (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paul is a new kid in town with a robot named "BB". He befriends Samantha and the three of them have a lot of good times together. That is, until Samantha's abusive father throws her down some stairs and kills her. In an effort to save ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robot, revenge, mad scientist, slasher, college, resurrection, artificial intelligence, basketball, child abuse, teenager, zombie, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 4K
Zero Day (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vengeance, high school, violence, friendship, school shooting, gun, explosive, found footage, murder, best friends, suburbs, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: cynical, serious, disturbing, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, guilt, high school, dysfunctional family, incest, trial, rape, americana, obsession, juvenile delinquency, parents and children, falsely accused ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 339K
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: psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: self discovery, supernatural ability, superhero, invulnerability, mystery, villain, conflict, good versus evil, a vision, train crash, father son relationship, marital problem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 100K
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, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, chase, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, manipulation, on the run, danger, rivalry, child in peril, memory, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, year 1945
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: talky, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage love, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, teachers and students, high school life, coming of age, friendship, misfit, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, summer, vacation, teenager, coming of age, shyness, job, bicycle, neighbor, loneliness, party, coming-of-age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 33K
The Invisible (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, coma, ghost, missing person, juvenile delinquency, friendship, murder, teenager, invisibility, race against time, school life, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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