Movies like Gattaca

If you like "Gattaca" you are looking for futuristic, twists and turns and intellectual movies about / with fighting the system, eugenics, genetics, distopia, science, philosophy and space travel themes of Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genre shot in USA.
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 7.8
 251K
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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V for Vendetta
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, UK, Germany
132 min.
 8.2
Fahrenheit 451
Drama, Sci-Fi
UK
112 min.
 7.3
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Most similar movies to Gattaca

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, cerebral, futuristic and clever films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, technology, mentor, greed and death mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gattaca: Equilibrium (2002), Brazil (1985), Fahrenheit 451 (1966), Predestination (2014), THX 1138 (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.5
 288K
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
 170K
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:   59%
    User:   100%
 
 7.3
 37K
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:   59%
    User:   100%
 
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 7.5
 214K
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, serious ...
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 1945 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
 6.8
 43K
THX 1138
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, serious ...
Plot: utopia, chase, prison, surveillance, technology, robot, prison escape, cyberpunk, distopia, college, future dystopia, motorcycle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
 8.2
 918K
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, fascism, vengeance, vigilantism, freedom, torture, rebellion, revenge, fighting the system, terrorism, justice, vigilante ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   80%
 
 6.7
 337K
In Time
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, 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:   47%
    User:   44%
 
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 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: suspense, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, cerebral ...
Plot: memory, technology, surveillance, neo noir, death, future dystopia, alternate reality, loneliness, voyeurism, haunted by the past, life & death, existentialism ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
 6.9
 86K
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:   43%
    User:   49%
 
 6.4
 20K
Good Kill
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game–only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned bunker in the Nevada desert. But as he yearns ...
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: military, war, moral dilemma, moral ambiguity, terrorism, islam, video game, propaganda, mentor, corruption, politics, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2001
Place: nevada, usa, middle east, las vegas, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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:   40%
    User:   41%
 
 6.8
 85K
eXistenZ
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: futuristic, surreal, clever, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, alternate reality, cyberpunk, postmodernism, gory, technology gone awry, computer game, violence, existentialism, technology, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
 6.1
 55K
S1m0ne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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, realistic, offbeat, 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:   40%
    User:   36%
 
Movie in collections
 7.7
 676K
Gravity
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: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, space travel, isolation, space program, trapped in space, astronaut, outer space, spacecraft, life & death, sacrifice, space station, survivor ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
 7.6
 271K
Lord of War
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: clever, cynical, realistic, semi serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, arms dealer, cold war, corruption, greed, morality, organized crime, drug addiction, betrayal, murder, arms dealing, world politics ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: africa, europe, latin america, bolivia, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
 7.4
 228K
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: serious, talky, twists and turns, captivating, 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:   37%
    User:   41%
 
 8.1
 796K
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:   37%
    User:   39%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, philosophical, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, adaptation, utopia, technology, humanity in peril, creativity, danger, twists & turns, spacecraft, world domination, humanity, storytelling ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
Movie in collections
 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, serious, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: cloning, genetics, cyberpunk, memory, surveillance, adultery, desert, technology, virus, love affair, clones, utopia ...
Time: future
Place: asia, china, shanghai, seattle, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
 7.9
 411K
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:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 6.6
 196K
Contagion
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: virus, death, chaos and mayhem, epidemic, vaccine, humanity, fate of humanity, paranoia, quarantine, scientist, doctors, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, asia, minnesota, california, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   42%
 
 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:   35%
    User:   29%
 
The Astronaut's Wife
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: surprise ending, suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nasa, astronaut, pregnancy, alien, paranoia, suburbs, woman in danger, danger, wife husband relationship, secrets, space travel, outer space ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
Movie in collections
 5.3
 67K
The Circle
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, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Plot: technology, internet, company, dystopic future, female protagonist, fighting the system, women, utopia, world politics, propaganda, life philosophy, surveillance ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, obsession, homosexuality, gay, identity, rejection, neo noir, friendship, guilt, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: italy, venice, europe, atlantic ocean, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
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, gloomy, serious, 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:   33%
    User:   27%
 
 7.2
 19K
Alphaville
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, clever, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, urban, a.i., neo noir, existentialism, investigation, technology, noir, human nature, art, fighting the system, distopia ...
Time: future, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
 7.7
 396K
Ex Machina
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: clever, tense, surreal, philosophical, psychological ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, isolation, existentialism, man versus machine, technology, manipulation, philosophy, surveillance, science, internet, a.i. ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   27%
 

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 6.7
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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:   32%
    User:   28%
 
 6.1
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Looker
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, light, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, chase, neo noir, conspiracy, technology, mind game, first contact, weapons, police investigation, doctors, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
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System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
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