Movies like Dead by Midnight

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Dead by Midnight (1997)
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Dead by Midnight (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Just when he's beginning to take his perfect life and marriage for granted, John (Timothy Hutton) discovers that he's the result of a failed government experiment to spawn a race of perfect assassins. But the closer he gets to finding out what went wrong, the weirder the truth becomes. Suzy Amis, John Glover, Benjamin Israeli, Reese Purser, Yvonne Zima, Christy Summerhays and Max Wright co-star in this taut made-for-television thriller.
Plot: mind control, implanted memory, doctor, on the run, death of wife, bound and gagged, tied to a chair

Most similar movies to Dead by Midnight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and futuristic films with plots about mind control, danger, murder, doctor, chases and races, deadly and robot mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Dead by Midnight: The Power (1968), Project Nightmare (1987), Automatic (1995), Firestorm (1997), The Stepford Children (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 1K
The Power (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is on to determine which of the remaining team members is the murderer and to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, telekinesis, mind control, dishonesty, deadly, hidden identity, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, violence spree, laboratory, multiple suspects ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Project Nightmare (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Beneath the desert lies a terrifying secret! While camping out, two close friends, Gus and John are attacked by an awesome, but unidentifiable force. Fleeing this unknown terror, they come upon Marcy, a vision of beauty, alone in the desert. She’s ...
Plot: experiment, nightmare, mind control, camp, pyramid, underground, computer, scientist, priest, isolation, cabin, airplane ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.3
 703
Automatic (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robgen industries newest security system is "The J Series Automatic", an android model designed and programmed to protect humans from violent attacks. But one night, an Automatic named J269 discovers a Robgen executive trying to rape a ...
Style: rough, futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, skyscraper, on the run, danger, crimes, chaos, murder, cons and scams, frame up, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.3
 179
Firestorm (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the year 2024, a fierce battle rages between a ruthless villain and an android resistance group
Plot: cyborgs, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, rebellion, androids
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Stepford Children (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this sequel to The Stepford Wives, Steven and Laura Harding (along with their kids David and Mary) have moved to the quiet community of Stepford, CT. Steven joins the men's club, which is still assimilating their wives into robots. This ...
Style: microfilm
Plot: kidnapping, cheerleader, housewife, high school, fire, secret society, robot, fishing, swimming, digging a grave, motorcycle accident, brainwashing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.7
 397
BrainWaves (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After a traffic accident Kaylie is in coma for months. Her doctors want to try a new procedure on her: to regain her consciousness, they stimulate her brain with neural patterns of a woman who just died. It works, and Kaylie seems to be OK again. ...
Plot: doctor, accident, murder, coma, nudity (full frontal - brief), a vision, gym, hospital, surgery, tattoo, hit by a car, dead woman in bath tub ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.0
 191
Liquid Dreams (1991)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a slightly future America, a woman goes to the big city to visit with her sister, who is dead in her apartment. In order to find out what happened to her sister, she gets a job working at a dance club, a lower notch in the strip joint circuit. ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: stripper, dancing, businessman, erotic thriller, police, dance club, nightclub, drug, murder of sister, bare breasts, chemist, sister sister relationship ...
Time: future, near future
Place: kansas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Subliminal Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Darrin Danver is married to Deb. He is a videogames programmer and works for Z-Games when he receives an offer for a job from CTC. He accepts the offer and moves with his wife Deb near Las Vegas. There he discovers that he is paid a lot only to ...
Plot: white panties, computer game, sex scene, panties, female nudity, shower, black panties, mind control, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, cyberpunk, breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 375
Displacement (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young physics student must find a way to reverse a deadly quantum time anomaly and solve the murder of her boyfriend while battling short-term memory loss and time slips caused by the event.
Plot: time loop, interrogation, electroshock therapy, walking on a beach, phantom, metal detector, selfie, coughing blood, foot chase, tied to a chair, discovering a dead body, death of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 129K
Gamer (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mind-control technology has taken society by a storm, a multiplayer on-line game called "Slayers" allows players to control human prisoners in mass-scale. Simon controls Kable, the online champion of the game. Kable's ultimate ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, computers and web, distopia, cyberspace, contests and competitions, danger, future dystopia, chases and races, computer genius, profanity, wrongful imprisonment, prison ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.6
 635
Unholy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martha, a widow living in rural Pennsylvania, comes home to find her daughter about to blow her own head off with a shotgun in the basement of their house. Martha doesn't succeed in stopping her child's horrific demise, but the girl's ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: time travel, human experiment, mind control, suicide, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, deadly, danger, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 312
Baffled! (1972)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Race car driver suffers from visions where he sees people killed. An ESP expert believes that his visions will really happen.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: a vision, heist, doctor, estate, gold, car, telepathy, flash forward, supernatural, occult, psychic power, car accident ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Revenge of the Stepford Wives (1980)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A TV reporter arrives in the quiet town of Stepford to launch an investigation into why the town has the lowest divorce and crime rates in America. However, she begins to notice some bizarre behavior in the women of the town, discovering that ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: small town, housewife, suburbs, held at gunpoint, conspiracy, telephone call, drunkenness, train, falling from height, knife, secret, punched in the face ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, catastrophe, astronaut, space travel, bomb, race against time, danger, rescue, apocalypse, survival, artificial intelligence, sun ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind control, space and aliens, evil alien, alien contact, alien invasion, alien, deadly creature, murder, danger, political corruption, alien encounter, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Speed of Thought (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joshua Lazarus (Nick Stahl) is a telepath who has been raised in a NSA foster home. Lazarus helps the government by using his abilities. He is told by the agency that the telepathy is a side effect of Widmann's Disease, and that he will become ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cerebral, thought provoking
Plot: telepathy, supernatural, undercover, government agency, secret agents, dishonesty, love and romance, uncover truth, fall in love, supernatural ability, funeral, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 10K
Altered (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, a group of men's lives were forever changed by a strange occurrence. Now, the same group of men will spend a night together ... in terror.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: abduction, mind control, revenge, implant, alien, creature, hysteria, haunted by the past, friendship, danger, race against time, telepathy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 11K
Brainstorm (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brilliant research scientists have invented a device capable of recording and playing back sensory experiences only to have devastating results when one of them records their own death.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: memory, virtual reality, conspiracy, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, uncover truth, mad scientist, rebellion, technology, fighting the system, corporation, government agent ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: england, london, europe, rio de janeiro, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 3K
Listening (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Cambodia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For years, we have tried to harness the power of the human mind… and failed. Now, one breakthrough will change everything. Beyond technology. Beyond humanity. Beyond control. David, Ryan, and Jordan hope the telepathy invention will solve all ...
Style: captivating, intense, exciting, disturbing
Plot: telepathy, mind control, technology, scientist, invention, experiment, friendship, evil corporation, mind reading, brainwashing, surveillance, government ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 1K
Judgment Day (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostage, outer space, special agents, law enforcement, confined, danger, deadly, master criminal, rescue, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kill Kill Overkill (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women on vacation in a mountain cabin are terrorized by two psychopaths.
Plot: murder, teddy bear, tied to a chair, abduction, vacation, doll, psychopath, cabin, bound and gagged, tied to a bed, mountain cabin
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 233
Dead Fire (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The year is 2062. The Earth is no longer inhabitable and has been left in ruins. On-board the space station USS Legacy in orbit around Earth, the Earth's population are in suspended animation whilst the space station is under military control ...
Plot: bound and gagged, cafeteria, space station, abduction, escaped convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 220
Invader (1992)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crashed UFO and its reverse-engineered computer system take over the minds of soldiers at an air force base. The alien entity (in the guise of A.S.M.O.D.S., (Asmodeus), a strategic flight defense systems program for fighter jets) is discovered by ...
Plot: school bus, tied to a chair, lollipop, helicopter, alien, ufo, exploding helicopter, coin toss, airplane shot down, blood splatter, gunfight, suicide ...
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 10K
Futureworld (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after the Westworld tragedy in the Delos amusement park, the corporate owners have reopened the park following over $1 billion in safety and other improvements. For publicity purposes, reporters Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard are invited ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, danger, robot as menace, investigation, cloning, conspiracy, journalist, reporter, man versus machine, society, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: 70s, 80s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 264
Memory Run (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The year is 2015, and big brother is everywhere. The search for immortality is over. Science has finally achieved the impossible, undermining the most basic aspect of life: that Mind, Body, and Soul must be one, Those who benefit from this new ...
Plot: immortality, brain scan, tied to a chair, bound and gagged, tape over mouth, black pantyhose, pantyhose, gender bending, female stockinged legs
Time: future, 2010s, year 2015
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 977
Control Factor (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An average everyman discovers he's the unwitting target of an ultra secret domestic black-op centering on mind control.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, brainwashing, mind game, manhunt, undercover, rivalry, government agency, investigation, political conspiracy, uncover truth, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 2K
Asteroid (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to be Dallas, Texas. Generally, the plot follows the lives and ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: astronomer, asteroid, meteorite, catastrophe, race against time, family relations, firefighter, laser, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Terminal Man (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As the result of a head injury, brilliant computer scientist Harry Benson begins to experience violent seizures. In an attempt to control the seizures, Benson undergoes a new surgical procedure in which a microcomputer is inserted into his brain. ...
Style: serious, experimental, scary, exciting, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, murder, experiment gone awry, mind control, space and aliens, chases and races, life is a bitch, imaginary, deadly, crimes, serial killer, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 2K
Countdown (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A scientist (James Caan) replaces a military officer (Robert Duvall) as an astronaut on a space-race moonshot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: moon, nasa, astronaut, adventure, race against time, against the odds, spacewalk, danger, government agency, landing, outer space, moon landing ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, florida, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 26K
Tau (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Held captive in a futuristic smart house, a woman hopes to escape by befriending the A.I. program that controls the house.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, suspense
Plot: artificial intelligence, escape attempt, woman in danger, kidnapped woman, laboratory, experiment, murder, kidnapping, drone, robot, injection, security system ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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