Movies like Gattaca

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 7.8
 249K
Gattaca
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 determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, intellectual, inspirational, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful, serious, cerebral, interesting ...
Plot: fighting the system, eugenics, genetics, distopia, science, philosophy, space travel, discrimination, injustice, heart disease, destiny, rebellion, dreams, idealism, switching roles, postmodernism, dystopic future, technology, neo noir, space program, utopia, cloning, clones, identity, storytelling ...
Time: future, near future
Place: french riviera, riviera
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Fahrenheit 451
Drama, Sci-Fi
UK
112 min.
 7.3
Interstellar
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA, UK, Canada, Iceland
169 min.
 8.6
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Most similar movies to Gattaca

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cerebral, futuristic, serious and interesting films with plots about technology, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, first contact, existentialism and dystopic future mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gattaca: Equilibrium (2002), Brazil (1985), Fahrenheit 451 (1966), In Time (2011), The Final Cut (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.5
 286K
Equilibrium
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, stylized, bleak, serious, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, rebellion, fascism, gunfight, utopia, martial arts, cyberpunk, violence, revolution, philosophy, kung fu, sword fight ...
Time: future
Place: beijing china, china
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System:   95%
    User:   94%
 
 8.0
 169K
Brazil
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent ...
Style: futuristic, surreal, dark humor, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: fighting the system, surveillance, dreams, paranoia, surrealism, technology, alternate reality, cyberpunk, postmodernism, dystopic future, imagination, dark fantasy ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, europe, london, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   100%
 
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 7.3
 36K
Fahrenheit 451
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, bleak, clever, stylized ...
Plot: book, fighting the system, rebellion, censorship, distopia, future dystopia, betrayal, literature, adaptation, social decay, fascism, utopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   100%
 
 6.7
 335K
In Time
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, 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, twists and turns, stylized, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, time, survival, future dystopia, immortality, class differences, race against time, existentialism, revenge, life & death, greed, life philosophy ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
 6.2
 29K
The Final Cut
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a world with memory implants, Robin Williams plays a cutter, someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories. His latest assignment is one that puts him in danger.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, cerebral, bleak ...
Plot: memory, neo noir, death, future dystopia, technology, alternate reality, loneliness, surveillance, life & death, existentialism, haunted by the past, virtual reality ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
 6.8
 43K
THX 1138
Genre: Crime, 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, serious ...
Plot: utopia, chase, prison, surveillance, technology, robot, prison escape, cyberpunk, distopia, future dystopia, college, motorcycle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
 6.9
 85K
Primer
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: clever, surreal, talky, psychological, cerebral ...
Plot: time travel, mathematics, time loop, science, greed, paranoia, changing the past or future, time machine, dialogue driven, storytelling, dialogue, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   32%
 
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 7.4
 226K
Contact
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: captivating, talky, twists and turns, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, radio, science, mathematics, first contact, religion, alien, philosophy, wormhole, scientist, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: fairy tale, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, adventure, destiny, alien, cyberpunk, adoption, a.i., postmodernism, androids, memory, technology ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
 7.5
 211K
Predestination
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has ...
Style: clever, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, destiny, time loop, plot twist, storytelling, existentialism, bar, mysterious character, twists & turns, time machine, time paradox, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, future, year 1975, near future, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   37%
 
 6.5
 61K
Europa Report
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: space travel, moon, survival, alien, science, spacecraft, outer space, mars, nasa, death, aliens, first contact ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
 8.2
 910K
V for Vendetta
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: futuristic, stylized, serious, bleak, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, vengeance, vigilantism, fascism, freedom, torture, rebellion, revenge, fighting the system, terrorism, justice, vigilante ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   75%
 
 6.7
 23K
Silent Running
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for ...
Style: serious, light, futuristic, cerebral, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, robot, destiny, ecology, loneliness, existentialism, idealism, spacecraft, isolation, fighting the system, space station, space opera ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   32%
 
Movie in collections
 6.5
 10K
Brainstorm
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, serious, futuristic, cerebral, tense ...
Plot: virtual reality, memory, death, technology, chase, military, drugs/alcohol, experiment gone awry, cyberpunk, life & death, afterlife, future dystopia ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: england, europe, london, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   26%
 
 7.7
 448K
Minority Report
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, 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, clever, futuristic, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, neo-noir, corruption, chase, conspiracy, virtual reality, neo noir, investigation, cyberpunk, violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   100%
 
 6.6
 381K
Elysium
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, serious, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, poverty, cyberpunk, space station, utopia, robot, violence, chase, race against time, dystopic future, technology, space travel ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   67%
 
 8.0
 524K
Twelve Monkeys
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, surreal, psychological, serious ...
Plot: time travel, apocalypse, insanity, paranoia, virus, time loop, imagination, alternate reality, psychology, memory, mental illness, social misfits ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
 8.1
 788K
The Truman Show
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for ...
Style: surreal, touching, philosophical, thought provoking, satirical ...
Plot: freedom, fictional reality show, voyeurism, brainwashing, alternate reality, self discovery, fictional reality, loneliness, showbiz, television, paranoia, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, 1990s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   31%
 
Movie in collections
 7.9
 407K
Children of Men
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: futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: survival, redemption, violence, apocalypse, surveillance, rebellion, betrayal, chaos, chase, anti heroes, on the road, end of the world ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: london, england, europe, poland, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
 6.2
 19K
Code 46
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.
Style: stylized, futuristic, atmospheric, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: cloning, genetics, cyberpunk, memory, surveillance, adultery, desert, technology, virus, love affair, clones, utopia ...
Time: future
Place: asia, china, shanghai, seattle, delhi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   31%
 
Childhood's End
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: utopia, space travel, alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, technology, evil alien, creativity, adaptation, humanity, storytelling, writers ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   24%
 
 7.3
 296K
Unbreakable
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: atmospheric, suspense, psychological, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mystery, superhero, supernatural, plot twist, destiny, good versus evil, supernatural ability, storytelling, crumbling marriage, comics, twists & turns, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   29%
 
 8.6
 1.2M
Interstellar
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Iceland
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: futuristic, philosophical, intellectual, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: space travel, nasa, heroic mission, outer space, father daughter relationship, time travel, space exploration, astronaut, space program, space station, distant planet, science ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   22%
 
Movie in collections
 7.0
 278K
Passengers
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, romantic, scenic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: loneliness, space travel, robot, trapped in space, love story, survival, malfunction, isolation, stranded, adventure, bar, redemption ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   23%
 
 6.2
 21K
Impostor
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, chase, alien invasion, paranoia, robot, androids and robots, mars, androids, aliens, space travel, first contact, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   22%
 
Colossus: The Forbin Project
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gloomy, futuristic, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, man versus machine, cold war, surveillance, technology, a.i., end of the world, space travel, dystopic future, science, weapons, humanity ...
Time: 20th century, future, 70s
Place: canada, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   26%
 
 7.1
 50K
Soylent Green
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.
Style: futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, fighting the system, conspiracy, food, ecology, death, distopia, technology, dystopic future, alone in the world, end of the world ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   24%
 
 7.3
 212K
Sunshine
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: space travel, isolation, sacrifice, death, science, natural disaster, spacecraft, outer space, end of the world, bomb, earth, space opera ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   25%
 

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 7.0
 222K
Snowpiercer
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic, USA, France
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, surreal, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: train, survival, rebellion, violence, revolution, sacrifice, distopia, drugs/alcohol, post apocalyptic, apocalypse, storytelling, revolt ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   30%
 
 6.1
 55K
S1m0ne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The career of a disillusioned producer, who is desperate for a hit, is endangered when his star walks off the film set. Forced to think fast, the producer decides to digitally create an actress "Simone" to sub for the star — the first ...
Style: clever, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: hollywood, virtual reality, obsession, rise to the top, technology, cons and scams, internet, media satire, creativity, clones, world politics, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
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