Movies like Daybreak 1993

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Daybreak (1993)
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Daybreak (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a substantial portion of the nation's populace falls victim to a deadly plague, the tyrannical government quarantines them in camps, offering no alternative except death in this cautionary tale from director Stephen Tolkin. But a gutsy rebel named Torch (Cuba Gooding Jr.) sets out to help the afflicted by leading an underground effort to spirit the victims to humane sanctuary. Moira Kelly co-stars as Gooding's love interest.
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: distopia, plague, quarantine, apocalypse, survival, heroes, fighting the system, injustice, life is a bitch, rebellion, on the run, human spirit, fugitives, hopes, love affair, vigilantism, danger, society, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, chaos, future dystopia, deadly, social decay, bittersweet ...
Time: future
Place: new york, middle east, usa, lebanon, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, bleak, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about future dystopia, life is a bitch, society, danger, chaos, heroes and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Daybreak: The Ultimate Warrior (1975), Deadland (2009), Downstream (2010), Contagion (2002), Furia (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, plague, pregnancy, apocalypse, distopia, post apocalypse, heroes, deadly, rivalry, society, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
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Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, survival, danger, chaos, apocalypse, life is a bitch, escapades, society, journey, plague, murder, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Downstream (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wes Keller is a young man living in a world where oil has collapsed, the food supply has been wiped out, and cancer rates for women have skyrocketed, depleting the female population. In a barbaric environment where bio fuel, batteries, bullets and ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, thought provoking, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the run, danger, future dystopia, survival, race against time, rebellion, social decay, escapades, fighting the system, vigilantism, society ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.0
 713
Contagion (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. Not only have they created a deadly Level Four Ebola virus, their first victim is the President of the United States. The virus is particularly contagious and is spreading. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, survival, terrorism, bio weapon, danger, plague, race against time, deadly, undercover, state affairs, chaos, antidote ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Furia (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a desert town, sometime in the future, a repressive government regime restricts all forms of artistic expression. At night, Theo breaks the law, risking torture and death, to paint his work on public spaces. But when his lover Elia is arrested ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: desert, rebellion, politics, distopia, hopes, dishonesty, chaos, injustice, revolution, life is a bitch, society, anti heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Last Man on Planet Earth (1999)
Genre: Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During a war with Afghanistan, a weapon called the "Y-bomb" was used, which resulted in the deaths of 97% of the world's men. Feeling that they were better off without males, the women of Earth decided to outlaw men because they were ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, cloning, post apocalypse, survival, escapades, heroes, amazon tribe, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, society, discrimination ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Gene Generation (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Singapore, South Korea, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people's bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, trying to keep her younger brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved ...
Style: rough, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, chaos, hitman, future dystopia, danger, society, life is a bitch, femme fatale, apocalypse, technology gone awry, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, martial arts, against humanity, good versus evil, gang, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, imaginary, confined, plague, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Quarantine (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a futuristic society being decimated by plague, a fascist movement seizes power and quarantines not only the plague victims, but anyone related to them. Rebels trying to assassinate a particularly reactionary senator stumble onto a computer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, plague, concentration camp, quarantine, contamination, virus, infection, disease, cyberpunk, chaos, inventions and discoveries, danger ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
20 Years After (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, 20 years after an apocalyptic terrorist event that obliterated the face of the world!
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Plot: post apocalypse, life is a bitch, survival, escapades, society, danger, chaos, pregnancy, future dystopia, apocalypse, babies and infants, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 318K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, society, lone hero, fighting the system, resistance, dystopic future, utopia, gunfight, totalitarianism, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
2047: Sights of Death (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The year is 2047. Our planet is ruled by the repressive Confederate Central Government (CCG). Ryan is a Green War rebel agent sent on a mission by Sponge to collect evidence against the CCG for its heinous crimes. Ryan soon faces the sinister ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, heroes, rebellion, social decay, heroic mission, chaos, rebelliousness, save the world, danger, society, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Quintet (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.
Style: psychological, futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: ice age, climate change, future dystopia, isolation, danger, rivalry, life is a bitch, society, chaos, apocalypse, survival, obsession ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Six: The Mark Unleashed (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film is set in the end-times, when the earth has been taken over, and the mark of the Beast - an implant in the right hand or forehead - is being imposed upon the global population. Those who take the mark become part of 'The ...
Style: disturbing, rough, atmospheric, bleak, controversial ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dehumanization, christian, survival, righting the wronged, redemption, human spirit, state affairs, against humanity, life is a bitch, danger, society, religions or cults ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Hardwired (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a tragic accident Luke Gibson is left with critical injuries and complete amnesia. A new technological breakthrough from the Hexx Corporation - a Psi-Comp Implant that's hardwired into Luke's brain - saves his life, but Luke soon ...
Style: futuristic, tense, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, on the run, chases and races, mind control, amnesia, future dystopia, crimes, corporate crimes, deadly, danger, dishonesty, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, experiment, isolation, heroes, deadly creature, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 1.1M
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, intense, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, anti hero, vengeance, freedom, distopia, rebellion, future dystopia, society, vigilantism, mysterious character, revenge ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 139
2084 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Not much left since the world died. That's what they called it the day the virus took over and people went inside, never to leave their homes again. Soon after that, the last of the food was gone, the last drop of gas was used up, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, isolation, survival, chaos, danger, plague, confined, deadly, food shortage, mosquito, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Freedom (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, bleak
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Time: near future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, society, life is a bitch, danger, survival, future dystopia, rivalry, deadly, heroes, escapades, bounty hunter, secret ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: aka Cybercity It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful cybercity, Mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: heroes, crimes, deadly, chaos, religions or cults, injustice, apocalypse, future dystopia, graphic violence, danger, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Warlords (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a brutal, radioactive future, fearless warrior Dow (David Carradine) is humanity's last hope against the Warlord and his mutant hordes. With the gorgeous, deadly Danny (Dawn Wildsmith) and the strange Ammo at his side, Dow makes desperate ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, betrayal, society, rivalry, life is a bitch, deadly, soldier, heroes, chases and races, imaginary, escapades, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 859
Toxic Skies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A doctor must find a cure for a viral epidemic that is spreading through vapors from jets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: save the world, race against time, supernatural, survival, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, deadly, isolation, terminal illness, future dystopia, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Viral Assassins (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To some, it’s murder. To them, it’s just work. The Troma Team is proud to present Robert Larkin’s intense sci-fi thriller Viral Assassins. In the not so distant future, a terminal disease will make cancer look like the common cold. The ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting ...
Plot: virus, chaos, deadly, race against time, danger, life is a bitch, rivalry, plague, antidote, government conspiracy, hitman, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 4K
Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, cyborgs, robot as menace, androids and robots, future dystopia, computers and web, society, man versus machine, danger, rivalry, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
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Cold Harvest (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter protects his dead brother's wife in a lawless world after a comet has devastated much of earth.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, martial arts, post apocalypse, revenge, life is a bitch, rivalry, deadly, society, adventure, chases and races, heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
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Stryker (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The world's water supply has dried up due to some sort of apocalypse. A beautiful woman holds the secret to where one of the last springs being guarded by a group of Amazons. A "Road Warrior" like crew captures her and tries to make ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, battles, post apocalypse, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, society, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, life is a bitch, danger, apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Prayer of the Rollerboys (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Griffin, a rollerblader in the not so distant future of an economically wrecked Los Angeles, races against time to save both his younger brother and the city from the fate dealt out by the fascist rollerblading street gang, the Rollerboys.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, racism, gang, distopia, chaos, social decay, working undercover, life is a bitch, law enforcement, juvenile delinquency, society, fighting crime ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, survival, post apocalypse, chaos, chaos and mayhem, vestiges of humanity, worldwide chaos, survivor, prophecy, future dystopia, refugee ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 70K
The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, dystopic future, post apocalypse, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, adventure, drifter, postman, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, post war ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2013, 2040s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%