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Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
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Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both computers insist that they be linked, and after taking safeguards to preserve confidential material, each side agrees to allow it. As soon as the link is established the two become a new Super computer and threaten the world with the immediate launch of nuclear weapons if they are detached. Colossus begins to give its plans for the management of the world under its guidance. Forbin and the other scientists form a technological resistance to Colossus which must operate underground.
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, rough, serious, suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, psychotronic, futuristic, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, cold war, computer, mathematics, disaster, nuclear threat, ultimatum, nuclear war, usa president, catastrophe, super computer, apocalypse, survival, heroes, a.i., nuclear holocaust, escapades, chaos, inventions and discoveries, government agency, technophobia, computer system, technology gone awry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: canada, rome italy, ussr, moscow russia, washington d.c., colorado, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, futuristic and suspense films with plots about catastrophe, danger, chaos, heroes, apocalypse, explosion and chases and races mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Colossus: The Forbin Project: The Manhattan Project (1986), Gunhed (1989), Solar Crisis (1990), Futureworld (1976), Hardware (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Manhattan Project (1986)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Named after the World War II-era program, the plot revolves around a gifted high school student who decides to construct a nuclear bomb for a national science fair. The film's underlying theme involves the Cold War of the 1980s when government ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: heist, bomb, runaway, laboratory, nuclear, helicopter, scientist, plutonium, workplace situations, college life, college, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new york state
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Gunhed (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High-concept Sci-Fi adventure about an island that actually is a computer called Kyron 5, itself created to design and manufacture super-advanced robots to be used as slaves for the rest of the world. One day Kyron decides that human beings are ...
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: new york, texas
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Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Eve of Destruction (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eve is a military robot made to look exactly like her creator, Dr. Eve Simmons. When she is damaged during a bank robbery, the robot becomes an unstoppable killing machine. Colonel Jim McQuade is assigned to stop the robot and with the help from Dr. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting, tense, futuristic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
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Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
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Style: serious, futuristic, epic, stylized, suspenseful ...
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33%
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Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense, futuristic ...
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