Movies that are like Inception

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Inception
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Style: surreal, psychological, futuristic, clever, suspense, exciting, stylized, serious, cerebral, intellectual, interesting, intense, non-linear, talky, epic, mind bending, enigmatic, philosophical, twist ending, reflective, tricky, dramatic, entertaining, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: virtual reality, philosophy, dreams, redemption, memory, alternate reality, imagination, heist, mystery, storytelling, plot twist, mentor, psychology, twists & turns, technology, guilt, secrets, existentialism, haunted by the past, manipulations, time, creativity, fight scenes, justice, maze, dream, on the run, happy ending, catastrophe, rescue, hotel, dialogue, subconscious, destiny, race against time, postmodernism, thief, mission, one last job, chases and races, architecture, falling from height, strong female character, dishonesty, architect, psychological manipulation, strong female lead, deception, cons and scams, fantasy becomes reality, suicide attempt, child, kidnapping, betrayal, parallel world, teamwork, suicide, crimes, danger, neo noir, falling off a bridge, secret headquarters, car hit by a train, hit by a train, false memory, building collapse, father in law son in law relationship, puzzle, falling off a cliff, falling asleep, deathbed, childhood photo, heavy rain, safe, shot in the leg, bag over head, shot in the forehead, last will and testament, knife, falling to death, shot to death, train, murder, stabbed in the chest, lawyer, death of father, death, elevator, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, escapades, escape, corporate world, gunfight, young man, warning, wanted, suicidal, real world, question, powerful corporation, perfect crime, mogul, misplaced guilt, mind control, loss of spouse, impersonating, hi-tech, fictional reality, creator, college graduate, characters in danger, blackmail, scheme, peril, loss, expert, corruption, boeing 747, wallet, femme fatale, suit and tie, shared dream, oneiric, inside the mind, armored car, ceo, car motorcycle chase, abandoned building, knocked out with a gun butt, snowmobile, car rollover, hallway, flood, manipulation, dark hero, tragic hero, tied up, uzi, desperation, attempted murder, exploding building, jumping from height, sawed off shotgun, englishman abroad, exploding body, tough guy, warrior, exploding car, american abroad, drive by shooting, bridge, impostor, taxi driver, assault rifle, torture, interrogation, van, tied to a chair, mercilessness, hostage, cell phone, electrocution, hotel room, escape attempt, fire, disguise, car accident, defibrillator, deja vu, kicking in a door, limbo, coughing blood, sedation, customs officer, dollhouse, conscience, hit with a car door, flare gun, flooding, symbolism, female gunfighter, female villain, husband murders wife, heir, cyberpunk, railroad track, aging, waking up, customs, carjacking, rappelling, virtuality, demolition, sabotage, assassination attempt, molotov cocktail, grenade launcher, explosive, grenade, gun duel, training, blood on shirt, industrialist, casino, anti hero, scuba diving, forger, businessman, sniper, sniper rifle, chemist, old man, elevator shaft, zero gravity, skiing, bodyguard, motorcycle, avalanche, shot through a window, identity, levitation, hand grenade, widower, car set on fire, drugged drink, mercenary, night, crushed to death, mixed martial arts, silencer, college student, shot in the back, brawl, hand to hand combat, martial arts, chaos, crushed by a car, assassin, riot, uncle, fistfight, fight, hit by a car, mountain, kung fu, helicopter, sleeping, shot in the head, inheritance, explosion, water, death of wife, false accusation, taxi, blood splatter, held at gunpoint, photograph, bound and gagged, falling down stairs, beach, pursuit, machine gun, gun, brutality, shot in the chest, cafe, street shootout, violence, airport, father daughter relationship, snow, limousine, airplane, bar, chase, bathtub, car chase, flashback, hypodermic needle, rooftop, college, broken mirror, pistol, foot chase, blood, punched in the face, security, bomb, kiss, professor, surrealism, loss of son, visceral, obsession, life philosophy, greed, fantasy world
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles, sydney australia, paris france, japan
The list contains the best and most popular movies with the same themes ordered by rating. Click "View All" button to show all items.
Memento
Mystery, Thriller
USA
113 min.
 8.5
Dark City
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Australia, USA
100 min.
 7.7
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Most similar movies to Inception

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out interesting, serious, cerebral and stylized films with plots including storytelling, existentialism, twists & turns, plot twist, mentor, technology and philosophy themes mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Mystery genres. Some movies like Inception: Source Code (2011), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Limitless (2011), Dark City (1998), Looper (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.5
 425K
Source Code
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Style: suspenseful, clever, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, serious, cerebral, futuristic, interesting, intense, captivating, enigmatic, tense, intellectual, bad ending, tricky, psychological, entertaining, non-linear, stylized, mind bending, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, time travel, time loop, identity, mystery, memory, time, investigation, destiny, alternate reality, changing the past or future, parallel universe, twists & turns, technology, happy ending, plot twist, storytelling, science, secrets, alternate universe, conspiracy, catastrophe, race against time, existentialism, virtual reality, first contact, chase, bomber, military, metaphysics, memory loss, clones, life & death, murder, save the day, surveillance, bomb, mentor, suspicion, philosophy, solitude, romance, imagination, love story, survival, dialogue, adventure, paranoia, helicopter pilot, surrealism
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   89%
 
The Adjustment Bureau
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, twists and turns, serious, romantic, futuristic, suspense, sentimental, cerebral, intense, interesting, philosophical, clever, surreal, twist ending, stylized, intellectual, entertaining, tricky, scenic, absurd, bad ending, psychological, exciting, enigmatic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, destiny, fall in love, love story, teleportation, dystopic future, chase, conspiracy, god, politics, manipulations, technology, supernatural, love, alternate reality, twists & turns, life philosophy, catastrophe, first contact, beautiful scenery, dialogue, conspiracy theory, existentialism, secrets, senator, happy ending, politician, manipulation, metaphysics, forbidden love, uncover truth, dancer, survival, sacrifice, storytelling, parallel universe, honesty, plan, courthouse, political campaign, hat, hotel, foot chase, kiss, surveillance, fighting the system, plot twist, magic realism, life & death, end of the world
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   83%
 
Movie in collections
 7.4
 464K
Limitless
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: clever, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense, entertaining, cerebral, interesting, intellectual, intense, bad ending, twist ending, futuristic, exciting, philosophical, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, prodigy, greed, drug, drugs, dark hero, drug addiction, mentor, twists & turns, rags to riches, technology, superhuman powers, writer's life, storytelling, corruption, memory loss, murder, superhuman, catastrophe, chase, police investigation, creativity, rise to the top, philosophy, writers, destiny, conspiracy, secrets, capitalism, happy ending, life philosophy, plot twist, fight scenes, life turned upside down, drinking, existentialism, stalking, apartment, threat, politician, dialogue, first contact, paranoia, cyberpunk, justice, pill, medicine, survival, memory
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   79%
 
 7.7
 170K
Dark City
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: stylized, psychological, atmospheric, bleak, gothic, cerebral, dark, futuristic, surreal, serious, enigmatic, philosophical, suspense, mind bending, interesting, melancholic, tech noir, clever, surprise ending, talky, reflective
Plot: mystery, memory, chase, neo-noir, existentialism, alternate reality, dark fantasy, postmodernism, memory loss, urban, imagination, storytelling, identity, maze, noir, evil alien, amnesia, dystopic future, twists & turns, technology, alien, aliens, distopia, surrealism, post apocalyptic, secrets, philosophy, stylish, first contact, mad scientist, plot twist, psychology, humanity, loneliness, mentor, destiny, creativity, investigation, on the run, chaos, duel, parallel world, manipulation, murder, future dystopia, alien race, chases and races, crimes, deadly, disorder
Time: future, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   88%
 
 7.4
 472K
Looper
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, clever, tense, serious, cerebral, suspense, interesting, exciting, intense, tricky, twist ending, philosophical, bad ending, stylized, thought provoking, mind bending, surprise ending, talky, bleak, psychological, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, hitman, destiny, assassin, time loop, organized crime, violence, murder, chase, dystopic future, changing the past or future, drugs/alcohol, technology, cyberpunk, plot twist, memory, twists & turns, storytelling, violent, sacrifice, redemption, assassination, guns, existentialism, alternate reality, teleportation, mentor, stylish, distopia, clones, parallel universe, gunfight, survival, dialogue, science, revenge, vengeance, weapons, alternate universe, corruption, philosophy, identity, transformation, first contact, catastrophe, greed, surveillance, cloning, retirement, tragedy
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   70%
 
 8.5
 954K
Memento
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: bleak, clever, psychological, tense, suspense, surprise ending, stylized, cerebral, non-linear, suspenseful, serious, interesting, twist ending, tricky, enigmatic, intellectual, dark, dramatic, twists and turns, talky, intense, dark humor, reflective, philosophical, realistic, offbeat, captivating, mind bending, atmospheric, rough, avant garde
Plot: memory loss, mystery, revenge, murder, memory, amnesia, neo-noir, neo noir, paranoia, vengeance, identity, manipulations, storytelling, plot twist, twists & turns, drugs/alcohol, time loop, postmodernism, insulin, psychology, investigation, manipulation, imagination, flashbacks, philosophy, flashback, time, existentialism, paranoid, violence, stylish, murder mystery, uncover truth, moral ambiguity, genius, multiple storylines, police investigation, insanity, secrets, corruption, obsession, justice, haunted by the past, tattoo, polaroid, mistaken identity, motel, hidden truth, individuality, confusion
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   71%
 
 7.7
 440K
Minority Report
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Style: suspenseful, clever, futuristic, stylized, suspense, serious, interesting, cerebral, intense, tense, entertaining, philosophical, bleak, tech noir, surprise ending, exciting, enigmatic, surreal, twist ending, dark
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, neo noir, neo-noir, technology, chase, time loop, storytelling, twists & turns, surveillance, corruption, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, fighting the system, clones, murder mystery, fugitives, police, dystopic future, spiders, conspiracy, investigation, plot twist, time travel, destiny, mentor, distopia, justice, utopia, cyberpunk, alternate reality, creativity, frame up, happy ending, violence, imagination, catastrophe, first contact, cloning, secrets, moral ambiguity, mystery, manipulation, future dystopia, hologram, evidence, chases and races, life is a bitch, law enforcement
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   73%
 
Movie in collections
 6.7
 330K
In Time
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, bad ending, reflective, suspense, clever, intense, surprise ending, interesting, philosophical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, immortality, time, on the run, race against time, chase, idealism, technology, destiny, genetics, life & death, alternate reality, catastrophe, survival, greed, capitalism, first contact, aging, alone in the world, utopia, life philosophy, surveillance, corruption, creativity, happy ending, clones, justice, transformation, dystopic future, class differences, bank, fight scenes, mentor, distopia, love, end of the world, storytelling, natural disaster, solitude, existentialism, humanity, dialogue, beautiful scenery, philosophy, death, love story, conspiracy, future dystopia, giant robots, sacrifice
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   86%
 
 6.8
 83K
eXistenZ
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Style: futuristic, surreal, clever, psychological, twists and turns, serious, cerebral, suspenseful, stylized, bad ending, disturbing, interesting, thought provoking, intellectual, enigmatic, mind bending, philosophical, twist ending, atmospheric, absurd, talky, tense, biting, canadian science fiction, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: virtual reality, video game, alternate reality, postmodernism, computer game, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, gory, existentialism, technology, twists & turns, paranoia, surrealism, dialogue, imaginary, life philosophy, genetics, pop star, hacker, bodyguard, obsession, creativity, plot twist, pornography, storytelling, parallel world, first contact, catastrophe, metaphysics, internet, alone in the world, violence, clones, society, dreams, transformation, greed, fantasy world, dystopic future, chase, imagination, alternate universe, weapons, identity, teleportation, crime gone awry, mentor, visceral, on the run, brutality
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   67%
 
 6.9
 222K
Vanilla Sky
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Style: surreal, psychological, stylized, clever, atmospheric, serious, cerebral, twist ending, intellectual, enigmatic, interesting, offbeat, philosophical, surprise ending, bad ending, futuristic, intense, suspense, mind bending, non-linear, artsy, melancholic, scary, ambiguous ending, tricky, talky
Plot: virtual reality, love, romance, obsession, dreams, love triangle, surrealism, existentialism, mystery, mind game, death, nightmare, psychology, amnesia, dream, twists & turns, alternate reality, storytelling, memory, plot twist, paranoia, disfigurement, jealousy, disfigured face, car accident, fear, flashback, reality, rock, redemption, philosophy, technology, destiny, schizophrenia, first contact, dialogue, imagination, haunted by the past, metaphysics, love story, loneliness, catastrophe, plastic surgery, wealth, doctor, life philosophy, mentor, creativity, love of one's life, individuality
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: clever, surreal, psychological, cerebral, semi serious, non-linear, intellectual, touching, romantic, emotional, melancholic, dark humor, heartbreaking, interesting, enigmatic, reflective, gloomy, dark, colourful, philosophical, dramatic, atmospheric, talky, offbeat, mind bending, humorous, stylized, captivating, sentimental, tragicomedy, motivational, tricky, intense, artsy
Audience: date night
Plot: memory, memory loss, amnesia, love, romance, brainwashing, loneliness, surrealism, couple relations, postmodernism, relationships, drugs/alcohol, love story, imagination, storytelling, dreams, psychology, deja vu, existentialism, destiny, philosophy, twists & turns, experiment gone awry, alternate reality, life philosophy, writer's life, eccentricity, life, plot twist, creativity, obsession, dialogue, jealousy, love and romance, relationship problems, operation, regret, dream, unfulfillment, couples, disorder, erased memory, valentine's day, flashback, unfulfilled love, love triangle, introspection, inside the mind, audio cassette, green hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   62%
 
The Thirteenth Floor
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: futuristic, mind bending, twists and turns, serious, atmospheric, cerebral, bad ending, stylized, suspenseful, philosophical, clever, interesting, intellectual, twist ending, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, tricky, suspense
Plot: virtual reality, murder, alternate reality, cyberpunk, technology, alone in the world, protagonist as suspect, clones, artificial intelligence, end of the world, existentialism, internet, uncover truth, dystopic future, life philosophy, first contact, catastrophe, space travel, cloning, natural disaster, mentor, twists & turns, amnesia, computer game, mystery, distopia, simulation, science, parallel world, identity, creativity, computer program, transformation, parallel universe, murder mystery, metaphysics, dialogue, god, apocalypse, fantasy world, plot twist, utopia, crimes, space opera, storytelling, surveillance, fight scenes, time travel, secrets, lone hero
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1930s, near future, 2020s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   92%
 
 7.8
 57K
Open Your Eyes
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, twist ending, serious, cerebral, enigmatic, surprise ending, dark, interesting, clever, non-linear, suspense, intellectual, talky, reflective, dramatic, captivating, bad ending, futuristic, philosophical, mind bending, offbeat, stylized, scary, melancholic, intense, sexy, disturbing
Plot: mystery, virtual reality, psychiatrist, memory loss, paranoia, dreams, love triangle, surrealism, psychology, neo noir, twists & turns, storytelling, plot twist, mind game, imagination, psychiatry, obsession, existentialism, insanity, cyberpunk, metaphysics, identity, philosophy, stylish, memory, nudity (topless - notable), greed, dialogue, creativity, mentor, destiny, paranoid, love of one's life, ladykiller, best friend, romance, haunted by the past, immortality, accidental shooting, self pity, suffering, suffocation, love, fall in love, hopes, disfigurement, love and romance, rivalry, suicide, jealousy
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
Movie in collections
 8.5
 973K
The Prestige
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, serious, suspense, non-linear, dark, interesting, enigmatic, cerebral, intense, clever, tricky, stylized, dramatic, entertaining, harsh, talky, bad ending, intellectual, captivating, mind bending, ambiguous ending
Plot: obsession, magic, rivalry, mystery, teleportation, stage magic, twists & turns, plot twist, storytelling, secrets, sacrifice, illusion, secret, murder, mentor, revenge, cloning, betrayal, performer's life, psychology, greed, clones, period piece, corruption, philosophy, fantasy world, memory loss, imagination, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, art, technology, dialogue, justice, identity, manipulation, wizards and magicians, class society, hostility, competition, magician, jail cell, artists and showbiz, diary, supernatural, crimes, deadly, imaginary, stage magician, magic trick
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1890s, 1900s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 100K
The Jacket
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, serious, cerebral, futuristic, twist ending, intense, suspense, stylized, non-linear, interesting, clever, enigmatic, tricky, bleak, offbeat, bad ending, philosophical, mind bending, surprise ending, road movie, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, psychology, destiny, psychiatrist, amnesia, memory loss, mental institution, gulf war, murder, insanity, psychiatry, storytelling, memory, twists & turns, alternate reality, mentally unstable, doctors, supernatural, identity, plot twist, death, existentialism, parallel universe, soldier, guilt, time loop, hospital, first contact, schizophrenia, life & death, secrets, flashbacks, supernatural ability, mystery, mental illness, cloning, love, hallucination, clones, technology, experiment, mentor, imagination, catastrophe, mad scientist, metaphysics, time, police investigation, beautiful scenery, torture
Time: future, contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
 7.3
 179K
Cube
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, psychological, clever, surreal, atmospheric, tense, twists and turns, serious, cerebral, suspense, intellectual, philosophical, enigmatic, idiotic, interesting, twist ending, talky, bad ending, intense, absurd, stylized, bleak, tricky, disturbing, dark humor, exciting, captivating, mind bending, canadian science fiction, light, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: maze, survival, mathematics, paranoia, existentialism, violence, escape, psychology, claustrophobia, autism, twists & turns, gory, dialogue, captivity, splatter, cult, plot twist, gore, conspiracy, brutality, greed, storytelling, paranoid, life philosophy, death, philosophy, insanity, future dystopia, catastrophe, conspiracy theory, isolation, murder, creativity, redemption, loneliness, technology, secrets, first contact, entrapment, life & death, mystery, prison escape, natural disaster, trap, danger, confined, puzzle, red light, escapades, society
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
 6.9
 84K
Primer
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Style: clever, surreal, talky, psychological, cerebral, intellectual, non-linear, twists and turns, serious, enigmatic, philosophical, interesting, tricky, mind bending, suspenseful, tense, artsy, suspense, thought provoking, reflective, atmospheric, stylized, twist ending, surprise ending, melancholic, absurd
Plot: time travel, time loop, mathematics, changing the past or future, science, dialogue driven, storytelling, dialogue, existentialism, technology, plot twist, time, philosophy, greed, twists & turns, imagination, paranoid, paranoia, parallel universe, inventions and discoveries, creativity, time machine, metaphysics, psychology, secrets, first contact, distopia, identity crisis, paradox, garage, writers, life philosophy, alternate reality, obsession, catastrophe, manipulation, mystery, dystopic future, memory, dishonesty, hopes, changing the future, imaginary, partners, buddies, couple relations, cons and scams, experiment gone awry, invention, technology gone awry
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   50%
 
 7.7
 373K
Ex Machina
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Style: clever, tense, philosophical, surreal, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, futuristic, cerebral, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, interesting, enigmatic, intense, intellectual, twist ending, dark, talky, captivating, reflective, dramatic, bad ending, thought provoking, stylized, mind bending, surprise ending
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, isolation, existentialism, man versus machine, manipulation, technology, human android relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), androids, humanity, plot twist, cyberpunk, a.i., storytelling, twists & turns, surveillance camera, deception, dancing, psychology, dystopic future, philosophy, surveillance, dialogue, greed, internet, loneliness, mentor, secrets, consciousness, power outage, friendship, science, first contact, dialogue driven, cyborgs, survival, beautiful scenery, runaway, catastrophe, apocalypse, imagination, violence, video surveillance, laboratory, inventions and discoveries, employer employee relationship, alcohol, confined, imaginary
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   33%
 
Movie in collections
 6.3
 12K
Dreamscape
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, psychological, stylized, cerebral, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, light, suspense, entertaining, scary, interesting, clever, intense, exciting, inspirational
Plot: monster, dreams, supernatural ability, mentor, chase, imagination, conspiracy, psychic, dream, danger, technology, post apocalyptic, adventure, first contact, creativity, transformation, apocalypse, deadly, life philosophy, science, telekinesis, fantasy world, surrealism, usa president, weapons, catastrophe, president, mad scientist, demons, assassin, childhood, runaway, destiny, alternate reality, politics, end of the world, dystopic future, storytelling, lone hero, dialogue, brutality, greed, monsters, redemption, nuclear war, nuclear, assassination, chases and races, supernatural, escapades
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   37%
 
 7.2
 76K
Coherence
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Style: clever, tense, talky, suspenseful, psychological, cerebral, serious, suspense, enigmatic, interesting, twists and turns, mind bending, surreal, bad ending, dark, intellectual, tricky, philosophical, twist ending, absurd, atmospheric, intense
Plot: alternate reality, parallel universe, paranoia, mystery, comet, twists & turns, confined, dinner party, science, psychology, paranoid, alternate universe, parallel world, dialogue, secrets, existentialism, power outage, danger, plot twist, life philosophy, storytelling, catastrophe, insanity, greed, maze, imaginary, end of the world, alter ego, candle, time loop, first contact, philosophy, identity, creativity, technology, drinking, writers, obsession, mentor, metaphysics, time travel, investigation, chaos, disorder, couple relations, friendship, chaos and mayhem, couples, isolation, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
 7.9
 290K
Moon
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, psychological, bleak, tense, suspense, twists and turns, cerebral, serious, surreal, interesting, dark, dramatic, twist ending, clever, enigmatic, philosophical, talky, suspenseful, tricky, intense, meditative, emotional, reflective, stylized, thought provoking, mind bending, melancholic, depressing, intellectual
Plot: isolation, moon, cloning, solitude, artificial intelligence, memory, loneliness, outer space, space travel, clones, robot, plot twist, technology, nasa, space opera, psychology, science, existentialism, storytelling, twists & turns, space station, mars, secrets, imagination, philosophy, greed, conspiracy, identity, mentor, first contact, dystopic future, life & death, confined, hopes, mystery, space and aliens, androids and robots, imaginary, earth, death, hidden truth, psychological manipulation, mind game, wedding ring, haunted by the past, nightmare, computer, knife, food, eating
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine, hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
 7.3
 208K
Sunshine
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: futuristic, psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, bleak, twists and turns, serious, cerebral, suspense, dark, intense, philosophical, interesting, bad ending, dramatic, enigmatic, clever, twist ending, realistic, stylized, captivating, surprise ending, tech noir, intellectual, light
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, science, space opera, isolation, sacrifice, existentialism, technology, loneliness, solitude, storytelling, survival, race against time, natural disaster, plot twist, first contact, alien, nasa, life & death, mars, psychology, catastrophe, save the world, philosophy, death, clones, humanity, dialogue, end of the world, bomb, earth, parallel universe, aliens, twists & turns, imagination, destiny, greed, metaphysics, transformation, sun, distopia, redemption, space marine, space mission, sunlight, heroic mission, space and aliens, danger, chases and races
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
 7.8
 292K
The Game
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, atmospheric, twist ending, suspense, twists and turns, stylized, serious, tricky, cerebral, clever, tense, interesting, intense, bad ending, dark, enigmatic, realistic, entertaining, mind bending, exciting, talky, intellectual, philosophical
Plot: mystery, manipulation, paranoia, neo noir, mind game, plot twist, twists & turns, conspiracy, psychology, conspiracy theory, paranoid, secrets, birthday, chase, storytelling, surveillance, greed, mentor, neo-noir, life turned upside down, first contact, corruption, catastrophe, dialogue, stylish, life philosophy, police investigation, happy ending, destiny, identity, obsession, video game, technology, philosophy, redemption, existentialism, urban, loneliness, murder mystery, life & death, sibling relationship, birthday party, investigation, chases and races, solitude, suicide, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rich snob, game
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
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 6.9
 279K
The Island
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, intense, entertaining, surreal, suspense, interesting, psychological, scenic, cerebral
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, cloning, genetics, chase, clones, technology, survival, utopia, car chase, fight scenes, catastrophe, explosions, on the run, alternate reality, apocalypse, dystopic future, natural disaster, post apocalyptic, alone in the world, environment, lone hero, first contact, surveillance, life philosophy, humanity, escape, distopia, science, beautiful scenery, mentor, life & death, destiny, transformation, end of the world, creativity, solitude, adventure, love of one's life, freedom, plague, future dystopia, happy ending, redemption, dialogue, motorcycle, storytelling, desert, immortality, technology gone awry, internet
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   29%
 
 7.6
 74K
Following
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Style: stylized, psychological, clever, tense, surprise ending, cerebral, non-linear, twist ending, serious, enigmatic, interesting, suspense, talky, intellectual, atmospheric, witty, realistic, dark, tricky, intense, suspenseful, thought provoking, mind bending
Plot: neo-noir, mystery, obsession, neo noir, plot twist, dangerous attraction, storytelling, twists & turns, noir, gangsters, psychology, crime, dialogue, flashbacks, moral ambiguity, loneliness, manipulation, secrets, identity, creativity, police investigation, corruption, stylish, writers, greed, conspiracy, existentialism, violence, character study, crime gone awry, genius, mentor, imagination, philosophy, stranger, insanity, robbery, thief, memory, crimes, burglar, prosecution, dishonesty, society, couples, voyeurism, friends, buddies, friendship, theft
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
The Butterfly Effect
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious, twist ending, intense, scary, bad ending, cerebral, interesting, dramatic, twists and turns, clever, stylized, non-linear, intellectual, mind bending, tricky, philosophical, reflective, disturbing, enigmatic, emotional, futuristic, dark
Plot: time travel, alternate reality, changing the past or future, psychology, time loop, memory, drugs/alcohol, twists & turns, memory loss, destiny, plot twist, storytelling, happy ending, haunted by the past, childhood, alternate universe, catastrophe, child abuse, mentor, blackout, philosophy, sacrifice, technology, first contact, parallel universe, life philosophy, pornography, imagination, creativity, stupidity, existentialism, violence, flashback, flashbacks, writers, identity, time, corruption, amnesia, nudity (full frontal - brief), imaginary, road not taken, supernatural ability, parents and children, child pornography, righting the wronged, hopes, supernatural, love, hypnosis
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   22%
 
 6.1
 55K
The Signal
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, twists and turns, stylized, serious, futuristic, suspense, cerebral, surprise ending, tense, idiotic, enigmatic, psychological, intense, mind bending, bad ending, surreal, absurd, clever, interesting, atmospheric, non-linear, philosophical
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, road trip, youth, aliens, twists & turns, plot twist, technology, first contact, mystery, storytelling, memory loss, disorder, alternate reality, mars, catastrophe, existentialism, conspiracy, alien invasion, dialogue, clones, supernatural, desert, secrets, secret laboratory, hacker, solitude, chase, government agency, laboratory, science, cloning, parallel universe, paranoid, computer hacker, supernatural ability, mentor, natural disaster, psychology, space travel, life turned upside down, nosebleed, danger, imaginary, hazmat suit, alien contact, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, signal, alien species, man in a wheelchair, abandoned building
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   23%
 
 6.2
 72K
Solaris
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: futuristic, surreal, psychological, cerebral, meditative, stylized, serious, enigmatic, intellectual, philosophical, melancholic, atmospheric, artsy, talky, art house, reflective, gloomy, non-linear, absurd, breathtaking, offbeat, colourful, mind bending, interesting, emotional, erotic
Plot: space travel, space station, outer space, existentialism, romance, memory, metaphysics, dealing with death, life & death, first contact, storytelling, obsession, science, haunted by the past, psychology, loneliness, space opera, clones, death, spacecraft, humanity, mystery, afterlife, dreams, alien, astronaut, paranoia, philosophy, imagination, dialogue, mars, love story, love, psychologist, grief, hallucination, aliens, adaptation, alternate reality, memory loss, utopia, technology, redemption, guilt, teleportation, god, greed, suicide, catastrophe, creativity
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   27%
 

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 8.6
 1.1M
Interstellar
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Iceland
Duration: 169 min.
Style: epic, futuristic, suspense, cerebral, atmospheric, serious, emotional, philosophical, intellectual, intense, sentimental, interesting, dramatic, enigmatic, bad ending, mind bending, breathtaking, clever, reflective, bleak, stylized, suspenseful, thought provoking, 70mm film, ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: space travel, father daughter relationship, nasa, robot, time travel, outer space, science, wormhole, black hole, astronaut, love, survival, race against time, space station, scientist, farmer, dystopic future, distopia, space program, technology, time loop, space opera, end of the world, time, storytelling, heroic mission, farm, single father, artificial intelligence, rescue, spacecraft, humanity, philosophy, adventure, catastrophe, sacrifice, plot twist, natural disaster, solitude, existentialism, mars, mentor, loneliness, first contact, imagination, beautiful scenery, apocalypse, expedition, distant planet, gravity
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   27%
 
 6.9
 67K
Stay
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: psychological, surreal, stylized, surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, cerebral, non-linear, enigmatic, intellectual, realistic, bad ending, art house, artsy, melancholic, gloomy, tricky, philosophical, clever, reflective, suspenseful, interesting, absurd, psychedelic, suspense, mind bending, tense, colourful, dark
Plot: psychiatrist, mystery, surrealism, life & death, dreams, storytelling, existentialism, suicide, psychology, death, guilt, twists & turns, imagination, parallel universe, time loop, psychiatry, doctors and patients, plot twist, memory, obsession, insanity, life philosophy, alternate reality, art, first contact, creativity, maze, paranoia, mentor, identity, catastrophe, student, crazy, loneliness, suicide attempt, philosophy, parallel world, time warp, secrets, memory loss, unfulfillment, paranoid, schizophrenia, metaphysics, clones, power relations, amnesia, mentally unstable, obsessive quest, race against time
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   22%
 
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