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Puzzlehead (2005)
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Puzzlehead (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post apocalyptic world where technology is outlawed, Walter, a reclusive scientist, secretly creates a self-aware android, "Puzzlehead". Jealously erupts when Puzzlehead wins the affection of Julia, the beautiful shopgirl that Walter has longed for. The resulting sci-fi love triangle is a Frankensteinian fable that traps all three in a web of deception and the ultimate betrayal.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: a.i., man versus machine, androids and robots, obsession, love triangle, society, chaos, future dystopia, betrayal, technology gone awry, self discovery, scientist, androids, distopia, imaginary, chess
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, suspenseful and bleak films with plots about danger, society, chaos, future dystopia, imaginary, life is a bitch and technology gone awry mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Puzzlehead: Red Cockroaches (2003), Omega Doom (1996), Natural City (2003), Echo Dr. (2013), Encrypt (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Red Cockroaches (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Cuba
Duration: 82 min.
Story: First of a Trilogy: In a New York ravaged with acid rains, a man in his twenties meets a mysterious, yet familiar young woman who disrupts the banality of his day-to-day existence. Together, they will embark on a surreal journey with a devastating ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, surreal, futuristic ...
Plot: sex with brother, brother sister sex, genetic engineering, cockroach, self discovery, mysterious character, incest, mutant, society, life is a bitch, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
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95%
 4.1
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Omega Doom (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored human resurgence, and in search of a hidden cache of ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, post apocalypse, super soldier, disembodied head, severed head, androids, life is a bitch, a.i., man versus machine, escapades, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.7
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Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, cyborgs, robot as menace, androids and robots, computers and web, future dystopia, man versus machine, society, danger, a.i., chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 3.6
 133
Echo Dr. (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When their home security system malfunctions, a family struggles to survive an attack against a state of the art patrol guard that believes they are intruders.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: man versus machine, killer robot, survival, a.i., family in danger, technology gone awry, family relations, androids and robots, home invasion, androids, security system, showdown ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
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 565
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, androids and robots, escapades, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, survival, superhuman powers, fighting crime, escapades, life is a bitch, master villain, imaginary, society, chaos, psychopath ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, man versus machine, a.i., escapades, save the world, race against time, androids and robots, chaos, future dystopia, survival, technology gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Crash and Burn (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unicom is a powerful organization overseeing most of the world after its economic collapse. They have banned computers and robots in an attempt to insure "life, liberty, and the pursuit of economic stability". When a Unicom Synth robot ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: future dystopia, robot, androids and robots, imaginary, life is a bitch, heroes, chaos, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, terrorism, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Quintet (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: ice age, climate change, future dystopia, isolation, danger, rivalry, life is a bitch, society, chaos, apocalypse, survival, obsession ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.5
 641
Cyber Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the near future in the Asian city-state Sintawan, everyone's identity is recorded in the vast CyberLink. The only way around this is using illegal simulated identity implants (sims). A young bounty hunter who makes her living tracking sims, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, adventure, fighting the system, future dystopia, technology gone awry, imaginary, race against time, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, cyberpunk, police chase ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
Place: asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 50K
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: thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: distopia, totalitarianism, prison, utopia, future dystopia, fighting the system, dystopic future, hologram, technology gone awry, chaos, surveillance, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 328
Johnny 2.0 (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Dr. Johnny Dalton awakens, after being beaten by a group of eco-terrorists who were vandalizing his lab at biotech firm Azina, his business partner Frank Donahue tells him him that 15 years have passed and Johnny is merely a clone of himself. ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, cyberpunk, coma, clones, rivalry, escapades, heroes, chases and races, on the run, life is a bitch, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, captivating, tech noir, emotional ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., future dystopia, adoption, distopia, cyberpunk, androids, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.3
 473
The Alpha Test (2020)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A suburban family drives their new gadget, The Alpha Home Assistant, to a killing rampage after mistreating and abusing it, leading to a full A.I. uprising…
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: murder, artificial intelligence, human versus robot, science runs amok, robot as menace, technology, technology gone awry, future dystopia, man versus machine, fantasy world, a.i., androids ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
20 Years After (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, 20 years after an apocalyptic terrorist event that obliterated the face of the world!
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Plot: post apocalypse, life is a bitch, survival, escapades, society, danger, chaos, pregnancy, future dystopia, apocalypse, babies and infants, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 372
After We Leave (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sci-fi drama about a man struggling to find his wife, who he abandoned six years ago, before their visa to emmigrate to an off-world colony expires.
Style: stylized, twists and turns, exciting, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Plot: colony, post apocalypse, dystopic future, space travel, escapades, adventure, surrealism, catastrophe, redemption, human existence, fate of humanity, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: genetic engineering, distopia, helicopter, danger, life is a bitch, society, love and romance, human nature, social differences, utopia, future dystopia, love triangle ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.6
 544
Mutant Hunt (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In New York City sometime in the near future, Z, the evil chairman of the Inteltrax Corporation, has taken a small army of cyborgs designed to perform hazardous tasks and altered them to kill humans for pleasure. The inventor of the cyborgs, Dr. ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, futuristic, psycho sexual ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, martial arts, androids and robots, a.i., society, chaos, inventions and discoveries, mutant, against the odds, technology gone awry, rivalry, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: soldier, outer space, save the world, computers and web, imaginary, survival, man versus machine, chaos, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.8
 249
Replikator (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rival corporations are developing replication technology which would enable the cloning of human tissue. The technology falls into a criminal group. Ludo Ludovic and Kathy Moskow with the help of a cop try to stop the criminals.
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious, cult film ...
Plot: cloning, industrial espionage, distopia, future dystopia, life is a bitch, twins, danger, contests and competitions, experiment gone awry, computers and web, technology gone awry, time travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.6
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Westworld (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
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Story: A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be ...
Style: stylized, exciting, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, a.i., theme park, androids, amusement park, escapades, androids and robots, moral dilemma, consciousness ...
Time: future
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Robot Holocaust (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Neo, a drifter from the atomic-blasted wastelands, arrives with his klutzy robot sidekick at a factory where slaves labor to fuel the sinister Dark One's Power Station. There, he meets a comely woman who convinces him to help rescue her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Plot: robot, mutant, revolution, man versus machine, heroes, rescue, rebellion, rivalry, society, power relations, escapades, master and servant ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 778
High Moon (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the future where the countries of Earth have established colonies to mine the Moon's resources. When a new life form is discovered, chaos erupts as various factions race to uncover and exploit its powerful secrets.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: space and aliens, imaginary, moon, chaos and mayhem, inventions and discoveries, chaos, outer space, danger, investigation, oxygen, space wars, explosion
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., robot, man versus machine, laboratory, fear, technology gone awry, hi-tech, distopia, inventions and discoveries, military ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 9K
Saturn 3 (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the future, Earth is overcrowded and the population relies on distant bases to be fed. In the Saturn 3 station, Major Adam and the scientist Alex, who is also his lover and has never been on Earth, have been researching hydroponics for three ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: man versus machine, killer robot, space station, outer space, obsession, scientist, woman in danger, chaos, cyborgs, space travel, robot, spacecraft ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 517K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, 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, serious, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, cyborgs, a.i., technology gone awry, man versus machine, hi-tech, cyberpunk, danger, androids ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 907
Idaho Transfer (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, mentally unstable, imaginary, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, life is a bitch, changing the past or future, save the world, danger, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 653
White Dwarf (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a distant future New York medical student Driscoll Rampart accomplishes his internship at Rusta, a rural planet that doesn't revolve around its axis and therefore is divided into contrasting halves of eternal day vs. eternal night. One is a ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, serious
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Time: future
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39%
The Gene Generation (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Singapore, South Korea, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people's bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, trying to keep her younger brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved ...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, chaos, hitman, danger, society, life is a bitch, femme fatale, apocalypse, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nineteen Eighty-Four (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: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, future dystopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, fascism, against humanity, society, politics, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%