Movies like Gattaca

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Gattaca (1997)
 7.8
 264K
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 determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, intellectual, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, bleak, inspirational, stylized, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, eugenics, society, destiny, space travel, philosophy, heart disease, distopia, neo noir, accident, investigator, deception, astronaut, paranoia, mission, presumed dead, science, investigation, space mission, paraplegic, exercise, blood sample ...
Time: future, near future
Place: riviera, french riviera

Most similar movies to Gattaca

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, interesting, cerebral and serious films with plots about storytelling, technology, dialogue, catastrophe, death, dystopic future and future dystopia mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gattaca: Equilibrium (2002), Interstellar (2014), Brazil (1985), Fahrenheit 451 (1966), In Time (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 298K
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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, fighting the system, utopia, gunfight, resistance, society, lone hero, betrayal, totalitarianism, human nature, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 8.6
 1.3M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
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: mind bending, atmospheric, futuristic, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, time travel, parallel world, heroic mission, wormhole, end of the world, black hole, space exploration, space and aliens, future dystopia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 177K
Brazil (1985)
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: dark humor, futuristic, surreal, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: surveillance, paranoia, fighting the system, arrest, torture, interrogation, freedom, mistaken identity, bomb, chase, party, totalitarianism ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: europe, london, england, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 39K
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, hopes, love and romance, snitch, layoff ...
Time: future, near future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 349K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, race against time, fighting the system, social differences, love and romance, on the run, chase, time, society, poverty, chases and races ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 315K
Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, bleak, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, cloning, outer space, spacecraft, moon, loneliness, astronaut, dystopic future, doubts and hesitations, nervous breakdown, space travel, depression ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine, hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 470K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, technology gone awry, a.i., future dystopia, robot, inventions and discoveries, artificial intelligence, danger, imaginary, killer robot, murder, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 963K
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, future dystopia, vengeance, mysterious character, rebellion, vigilantism, freedom, life is a bitch, society, disguise, political corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 61K
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, disturbing, psychological, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: future dystopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, against humanity, politics, society, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, fascism, betrayal, surveillance ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 25K
Equals (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Indonesia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated.
Style: futuristic, emotional, intense, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: utopia, infected, love, depression, society, loneliness, apocalypse, trust, wheelchair, crying man, apology, fear ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 329K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, thought provoking, enigmatic, surreal ...
Plot: destiny, life philosophy, human nature, reincarnation, death, love and romance, tribe, human existence, wisdom of life, love, genetic engineering, karma ...
Time: future, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century, 1930s ...
Place: hawaii, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 434K
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, faith, dying, human existence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, poland, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
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: thought provoking, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., artificial intelligence, future dystopia, adoption, destiny, adventure, parents and children, parenthood, society, human nature, family relations ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 638K
Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, killer robot, neo noir, androids and robots, confrontation with superior, human nature, bounty hunter, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 45K
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, totalitarianism, factory, pregnancy, radiation, computer, hologram, fighting the system, emotionless ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 246K
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, thought provoking, suspenseful, surreal, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, post apocalypse, survival, resistance, snow, social differences, society, train, vestiges of humanity, social class ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 30K
The Final Cut (2004)
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: psychological, intellectual, tense, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: microchip, surveillance, technology, memory, haunted by the past, child abuse, chase, distopia, twists & turns, social satire, deception, psychological thriller ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 475K
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: futuristic, interesting, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, cyberpunk, frame up, foreknowledge, psychic, future dystopia, precognition, police investigation, law enforcer, evidence, crime, corruption ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Brave New World (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a futuristic totalitarian society, people have no control of their lives or their destiny.
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: genetic engineering, utopia, helicopter, government agency, life is a bitch, state affairs, love and romance, future dystopia, rescue, danger, love triangle, society ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 852K
The Truman Show (1998)
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: thought provoking, clever, touching, interesting, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, manipulations, fictional reality, freedom, suburban life, dishonesty, voyeurism, tv show, deception, alternate reality, fictional reality show, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future, 1990s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 22K
Impostor (2001)
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, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, androids and robots, on the run, manhunt, save the world, future dystopia, race against time, danger, imaginary, space and aliens, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 74K
The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, tense, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, company, social media, internet, moral dilemma, media manipulation, surveillance, privacy, camera, peer pressure, female protagonist, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 229K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
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: suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending, clever, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time paradox, time machine, sent to the past, destiny, time loop, bar, mysterious character, mission, terrorism, orphanage ...
Time: 20th century, year 1963, year 1981, year 1992, near future ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When astronaut Spencer Armacost returns to Earth after a mission that nearly cost him his life, he decides to take a desk job in order to see his beautiful wife, Jillian, more often. Gradually, Jillian notices that Spencer's personality seems ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, pregnancy, astronaut, space travel, outer space, danger, nasa, mission, suburbs, wife husband relationship, alien, twins ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 222K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: 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, captivating, psychological, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, save the world, expedition, danger, astronaut, heroic mission, bomb, earth, sun, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 16K
Franklyn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set between the parallel worlds of contemporary London and the futuristic faith dominated metropolis of Meanwhile City, Franklyn weaves a tale of four souls, whose lives are intertwined by fate, romance and tragedy. As these worlds collide, a single ...
Style: futuristic, psychological, bleak, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: future dystopia, parallel world, mental illness, masked vigilante, looking for love, urban, imaginary, religions or cults, vigilantism, track down, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 19K
Code 46 (2003)
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, clever ...
Plot: cloning, forgery, investigation, infidelity, future dystopia, fall in love, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, love affair, lovers on the run, surveillance ...
Time: future
Place: asia, shanghai, china, seattle, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 164K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, androids and robots, murder, investigation, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, human existence, robot, special agents, life risking ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 719K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: isolation, survival, spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space station, astronaut, loss, survivor, spacewalk, space and aliens, trapped in space ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Rain Without Thunder (1992)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This evocative faux documentary imagines a dystopian near future in which the government monitors every woman's sexual activity. At its center is Allison Golding (Ali Thomas), serving a life sentence for having an abortion. As politicians, ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: feminism, injustice, pregnancy, fascism, against the rules, state affairs, legal action, life is a bitch, future dystopia, fighting the system, social decay, legal ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%