Movies like Gattaca

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Gattaca (1997)
 7.8
 272K
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, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, inspirational, bleak, stylized, contemplative ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, distopia, discrimination, eugenics, neo noir, genetics, society, destiny, paraplegic, space travel, hopes, philosophy, astronaut, heart disease, accident, investigator, deception, paranoia, mission, presumed dead, science, investigation, cheating, space mission ...
Time: future, near future
Place: detroit, riviera, french riviera

Most similar movies to Gattaca

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out thought provoking, futuristic, visually appealing and complex films with plots about distopia, storytelling, technology, dialogue, catastrophe, dystopic future and future dystopia mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gattaca: Equilibrium (2002), Moon (2009), Children of Men (2006), Minority Report (2002), Fahrenheit 451 (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 305K
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, philosophical, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, fighting the system, lone hero, gunfight, society, utopia, totalitarianism, distopia, resistance, betrayal, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 80s, 2000s
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 326K
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: outer space, isolation, loneliness, dystopic future, spacecraft, cloning, moon, astronaut, space travel, space and aliens, doubts and hesitations, nervous breakdown ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 448K
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, apocalypse, heroic mission, pandemic, survival, redemption, birth, mission, protest, dying, faith ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, seattle, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.6
 492K
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, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, foreknowledge, murder, frame up, psychic, precognition, police investigation, law enforcer, neo noir, crime, evidence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 40K
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, tense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, totalitarianism, book, distopia, social decay, fighting the system, resistance, book burning, oppression, rebelliousness, introspection, satire ...
Time: future, near future, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 996K
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, society, freedom, vigilantism, rebellion, distopia, mysterious character, anti heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ 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, philosophical, fairy tale, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, a.i., future dystopia, adoption, androids, distopia, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood, parents and children ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 486K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, technology gone awry, a.i., artificial intelligence, humanoid robot, danger, hi-tech, cyborgs, imaginary, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 337K
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, thought provoking, psychological, enigmatic, surreal ...
Plot: life philosophy, destiny, reincarnation, human nature, life & death, dystopic future, death, love and romance, supernatural, tribe, karma, wisdom of life ...
Time: future, 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: seoul, hawaii, san francisco, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 64K
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, totalitarianism, distopia, brainwashing, politics, fascism, against humanity, society, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 295K
The Island (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, psychological, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, future dystopia, fugitives, cloning, technology gone awry, island, freedom, clones, life is a bitch, genetics, on the run, fish out of water ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 26K
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: artsy, futuristic, intense, intellectual, twist ending ...
Plot: utopia, dystopic future, love, society, loneliness, lie, medication, flash forward, trust, friendship, relationships, illustrator ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 182K
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, thought provoking, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: fighting the system, surveillance, satire, distopia, chase, mistaken identity, hallucination, alternate reality, paranoia, giant, arrest, interrogation ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, london, europe, britain, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.6
 1.4M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, time travel, end of the world, time paradox, black hole, expedition, heroic mission, parallel world, space exploration, distant planet ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 360K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, 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, serious, philosophical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, dystopic future, race against time, fighting the system, society, time, social differences, class differences, on the run, love and romance, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a sequel to 2001 A Space Odyssey. It is now 2010 and both the Americans and the Russians are racing to get to Jupiter to investigate the black monolith (similar to the one found in Lunar Crater Clavius) which was found by the U.S.S. ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, nasa, space travel, presumed dead, spacewalk, adventure, nuclear threat, expedition, investigation, ufo, imaginary ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2010, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 287K
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: thought provoking, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, surreal ...
Plot: future dystopia, revolution, rebellion, survival, post apocalypse, social differences, snow, chaos, resistance, train, society, winter ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future, 2030s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 668K
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: atmospheric, futuristic, thought provoking, tech noir, stylized ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, a.i., neo noir, artificial intelligence, killer robot, fugitives, existentialism, androids and robots, distopia, androids, confrontation with superior ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 47K
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, thought provoking, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: distopia, prison, utopia, future dystopia, totalitarianism, fighting the system, hologram, separated, technology gone awry, chaos, surveillance, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 167K
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: cyberpunk, technology gone awry, utopia, androids and robots, robot, future dystopia, investigation, murder, clones, human existence, special agents, life risking ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 228K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, save the world, sun, danger, self sacrifice, astronaut, expedition, isolation, heroic mission, bomb ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 80K
The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, France
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, intense, tense, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, company, privacy, social media, internet, moral dilemma, media manipulation, surveillance, camera, distopia, female protagonist, peer pressure ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 402K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, stylized, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: alternate reality, human nature, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, media satire, satire, technology, gadget, media, paranoia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 17K
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, mental illness, masked vigilante, parallel world, imaginary, looking for love, religions or cults, vigilantism, life is a bitch, parents and children, track down, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: genetic engineering, distopia, helicopter, utopia, state affairs, life is a bitch, love and romance, future dystopia, rescue, danger, love triangle, government agency ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 69K
Blindness (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Canada, Japan, UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a sudden plague of blindness devastates a city, a small group of the afflicted band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions of their imposed quarantine.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, intense, philosophical ...
Plot: plague, blind character, society, distopia, post apocalypse, chaos, fight, doctor, social decay, human spirit, disability, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 99K
Repo Men (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: futuristic, twists and turns, surreal, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: transplant, cyberpunk, future dystopia, chase, on the run, black market, social decay, brutality, mercenary, evil corporation, distopia, violence ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 11K
Air (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the near future, breathable air is nonexistent. Virtually all of humanity has disappeared, and those chosen to reestablish society reside in a controlled state of suspended animation. Two engineers tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, ambiguous ending, dark ...
Plot: isolation, survival, environment, distopia, apocalypse, humanity, contamination, bunker, science, save the world, laboratory, freezing ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, alien invasion, androids and robots, manhunt, on the run, save the world, future dystopia, race against time, danger, imaginary, space and aliens, crimes ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 53K
Automata (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, philosophical ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, post apocalypse, robot, desert, danger, investigation, rain, ecology, uncover truth, dishonesty, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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