Movies like Equilibrium

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Equilibrium (2002)
 7.5
 294K
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, atmospheric, psychological, clever, suspenseful, philosophical, intense, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, fighting the system, utopia, resistance, gunfight, society, betrayal, totalitarianism, lone hero, human nature, dictatorship, violence, struggle, oppression, fictional war, battles, government agency, life is a bitch, mind control, karate, puppy, shooting, arrest, katana ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: china, beijing china

Most similar movies to Equilibrium

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, serious, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about technology, future dystopia, storytelling, dialogue, life is a bitch, dystopic future and catastrophe mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Equilibrium: V for Vendetta (2005), Elysium (2013), The Giver (2014), Gattaca (1997), The Matrix Revolutions (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 942K
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, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, vengeance, future dystopia, mysterious character, rebellion, freedom, vigilantism, life is a bitch, society, disguise, political corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 392K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, space station, politics, class conflict, race against time, radiation, outer space, society, rich and poor, ex convict, fighting the system ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 104K
The Giver (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Africa, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: society, future dystopia, rebelliousness, destiny, teaching the ways of the world, utopia, life is a bitch, chases and races, danger, youth, human nature, memory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.8
 258K
Gattaca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, intellectual, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, eugenics, society, destiny, space travel, heart disease, distopia, presumed dead, paranoia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, chosen one, warrior, man versus machine, freedom, martial arts, self sacrifice, mission, vestiges of humanity, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 163K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, cyberpunk, utopia, murder, investigation, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, robot, future dystopia, human existence, special agents, life risking ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 38K
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as "firemen", to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, clever, stylized, intellectual ...
Plot: book, future dystopia, totalitarianism, resistance, rebellion, fighting the system, book burning, social decay, social problems, social activist, snitch, layoff ...
Time: future, near future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 119K
Aeon Flux (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When ├ćon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, female protagonist, martial arts, cyberpunk, rebellion, mysterious character, vestiges of humanity, one against many, strong female character, vengeance, danger, secret movement ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 144K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: utopia, cyberpunk, tough heroes, police, martial arts, violence, car chase, foot chase, good versus evil, mind control, betrayal, one man army ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 1996, near future, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 465K
Minority Report (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, tech noir, tense ...
Plot: murder, foreknowledge, psychic, frame up, future dystopia, cyberpunk, precognition, evidence, police investigation, crime, perfect crime, law enforcer ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 396K
Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: youth, survival, danger, fighting the system, rebellion, society, training, mentor, heroes, rebelliousness, future dystopia, save the day ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 95K
Repo Men (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, medical technology has advanced to the point where people can buy artificial organs to extend their lives. But if they default on payments, an organization known as the Union sends agents to repossess the organs. Remy is one of the ...
Style: surreal, futuristic, twists and turns, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: transplant, future dystopia, cyberpunk, chase, black market, on the run, social decay, brutality, evil corporation, mercenary, violence, singer ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 1.5M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, exciting, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, virtual reality, save the world, artificial intelligence, chosen one, hacker, man versus machine, cyberspace, imaginary, philosophy, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 44K
THX 1138 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, future dystopia, utopia, chase, pregnancy, totalitarianism, radiation, factory, computer, hologram, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 269K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, secret agents, memory loss, chase, mars, outer space, resistance, false memory, secret agent, space colony, falsely accused ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 59K
1984 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: futuristic, bleak, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, brainwashing, society, totalitarianism, fascism, oppression, politics, diary, book, against humanity, dishonesty, mind game ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 47K
Logan's Run (1976)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: All citizens get a chance of being 'renewed' in a Civic Ceremony at their 30th birthday, unless they run and escape before their time comes.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: totalitarianism, apocalypse, chase, utopia, robot, on the run, murder, laser, teleportation, plastic surgery, killer robot, escape ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, precognition, chosen one, rebel, martial arts, oracle, paranoia ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 23rd century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 232K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, thought provoking, surreal, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, survival, post apocalypse, resistance, social differences, society, train, snow, vestiges of humanity, social class ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, survival, future dystopia, young heroes, warrior, mentor, rebellion, championship, president, danger, resistance, contests and competitions ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 626K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, post apocalypse, heroes, danger, chaos, isolation, experiment ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.2
 619K
Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, tech noir, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, a.i., artificial intelligence, fugitives, neo noir, killer robot, human nature, confrontation with superior, bounty hunter, life is a bitch, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 76K
Ultraviolet (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As they are set apart from "normal" and ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, tough heroes, infected, heroic mission, rescue, vampire, antidote, biological warfare, doctor, cure, one woman army, chases and races ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 204K
RoboCop (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, superhuman powers, tough law enforcer, cyberpunk, tough guy, violence, robot, urban, corporate crimes, one man army, crime fighter, police ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: detroit, usa, michigan, china, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 426K
Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, futuristic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: future dystopia, chaos, heroic mission, apocalypse, survival, redemption, birth, mission, protest, dying, faith, human existence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, seattle washington, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 89K
Babylon A.D. (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In Babylon A.D Vin Diesel stars as a veteran-turned-mercenary who is hired to deliver a package from the ravages of post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to a destination in the teeming megalopolis of New York City. The "package" is a mysterious ...
Style: rough, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, mercenary, one man army, submarine, protection, smuggling, genetic engineering, nun, deadly, heroes, infected ...
Time: future
Place: russia, new york, china, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 227K
Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, double agent, world domination, memory loss, betrayal, suspicion, false memory, spy, resistance, resistance fighter, on the run, uncover truth ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 343K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, race against time, fighting the system, social differences, chase, love and romance, on the run, chases and races, time, society, poverty ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 268K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, warrior, lone wolves, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, christianity, brutality, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 129K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, chases and races, danger, tough heroes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, resistance, gadget, against the odds, death sentence, prison ...
Time: future, 20th century, near future, twentieth century, 2010s ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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