Movies like Chronicle

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Chronicle (2012)
 7.0
 236K
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: bad ending, suspenseful, serious, stylized, dark, allegory, visually appealing, intense, clever, interesting ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, telekinesis, adolescence, supernatural, high school, outcast, teenage life, loneliness, popularity, anti hero, videotaping, coming of age, anti heroes, youth, violence, teenager, bully, anger, father son relationship, cousin cousin relationship, domestic violence, friends, super strength, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., tibet, seattle washington

Most similar movies to Chronicle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and bad ending films with plots about youth, teenager, friendship, teenage life, high school, dialogue and destiny mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Chronicle: Project Almanac (2015), I Am Number Four (2011), Jumper (2008), Super 8 (2011), Kyle XY (2006). 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, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, time paradox, teenage life, time, high school, friendship, teenager, time loop, youth, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage love, youth, danger, young heroes, friendship, supernatural, supernatural romance, teenage life, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, florida, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.1
 281K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Italy
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, double life, supernatural, first love, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, egypt, chechnya, mount everest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.0
 331K
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, sentimental, exciting, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, alien, friendship, young heroes, adventure, youth, small town, monster, danger, secret, filmmaking, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1963, 1960s ...
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 28K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, experiment, teenage life, self discovery, mysterious character, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, genius, supernatural, cloning, fish out of water, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.9
 130K
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: telekinesis, prom, humiliation, bullying, social misfits, high school, supernatural ability, teenage life, supernatural, revenge, gory, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.5
 8K
Impulse (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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: captivating, sexual, bleak, suspense, lyrical ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: super strength, teenage life, youth, supernatural, danger, family relations, friendship, investigation, school, suburbs, superheroine, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: romantic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: super powers, post apocalypse, telekinesis, superhuman powers, mind control, good versus evil, love and romance, soldier, escape, danger, kidnapping, friendship ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, rescue, woman in danger, danger, heroic mission, car accident, hospital, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, depressing, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, cancer, teenager, friends, friendship, family relations, teenagers, adolescence, teenage life, high school life, best friends, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ 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, suspenseful, sincere, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, social misfits, violence, bullying, teenage life, bully, death threat, bomb, vengeance, social problems, juvenile delinquency, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 19K
The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, slasher killer, youth, murder, dead teenager, tragedy, teenage life, supernatural, deadly, social relations, crimes, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
To Save a Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Taylor has everything. He has a beautiful girl, he's the champion in basketball and beer pong, and everyone loves him. Then, an old childhood friend, whom Jake used to be friends with, commits suicide. Jake begins to think. He wonders what ...
Style: serious, contemplative, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, self discovery, social differences, bittersweet, youth, teenage life, misfit, innocence lost, religious, high school life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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: bleak, realistic, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, curses spells and rituals, high school life, teenage life, supernatural, danger, haunted by the past, parents and children, dealing with death, teenage girl, mental illness, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 103K
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, intense, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, chase, clairvoyance, supernatural, escapades, psychic, danger, experiment, precognition, on the run, telekinesis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, year 1945
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 34K
The Invisible (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coma, high school, invisibility, afterlife, ghost, friendship, beating, teenager, regret, family relations, juvenile delinquency, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 4K
Zero Day (2002)
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, psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vengeance, school shooting, friendship, high school, murder, violence, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, kids in trouble, youth, brutality, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Acceptable Risk (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ambitious medical researcher discovers a mold that he believes could be the foundation of a miracle cure for degenerative disease
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, couple relations, experiment gone awry, deadly, supernatural ability, miraculous event, doctors and patients, exploding car, kissing, person on fire, cigar smoking, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 3K
Odd Girl Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mother and her daughter confront the intimidation of teen peer pressure and the emotionally brutalizing social rituals of high school.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, school, family relations, buddies, lifestyle, friendship, high school life, youth, friends, misfit, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 1.2
 367
C Me Dance (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenage dancer in training for the Los Angeles ballet discovers that she is dying of cancer, only to discover that the Devil is real after getting the miracle that she and her father both prayed for. Shortly after discovering that her dream of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, touching, suspense, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, youth, danger, family relations, society, parents and children, imaginary, dancer's life, family problems, teenage life, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 21K
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, thought provoking, serious, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: anti semitism, high school, friendship, coming of age, football, boarding school life, preparatory school, working class, sport, society, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, israel, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, experiment, monster, laboratory, friendship, redemption, reanimated corpse, vengeance, escapades ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: usa, london, scotland, england, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 76K
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, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: young heroes, high school, superhero, friendship, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, heroes, parents and children, coming of age, best friends, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 376K
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, bleak, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, a vision, superhero, self discovery, villain, invulnerability, train crash, mystery, conflict, good versus evil, plot twist, comics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 4K
Riley Rewind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
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, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, high school, teenager, teenage life, lifesaver, prom, best friends, youth, bomb, teacher, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 29K
White Oleander (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.
Style: emotional, disturbing, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women's prison, teenage life, bad mother, coming of age, family relations, murder, mother daughter relationship, crimes, parents and children, fall in love, kids in trouble, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, mexico, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Krabat and the Legend of the Satanic Mill (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, Romania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A 14-year-old orphan named Krabat flees the horrors of the 30 Years War by becoming an apprentice to an ominous master of a mysterious mill. Krabat is not only taught the craft of milling, but is also instructed in the sinister world of the darker ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, adventure, supernatural, apprentice, friendship, curses spells and rituals, teachers and students, good versus evil, rivalry, buddies, danger ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 63K
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, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, teenage life, danger, family relations, forces of nature, obsessive quest, buddies, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 17K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, older man younger woman relationship, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, high school, dysfunctional family, manipulation, parents and children, teenage life, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Tomorrow People (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teleportation, superhuman powers, psychic, supernatural, youth, young heroes, telekinesis, young people, good versus evil, telepathy, danger ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%