Movies like The Island

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The Island (2005)
 6.8
 290K
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 uncontaminated location on the planet. But Lincoln soon discovers that everything about his existence is a lie.
Style: exciting, futuristic, psychological, serious, suspenseful, stylized, intense, entertaining, surreal, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cloning, escape, island, technology gone awry, fugitives, future dystopia, lookalikes, warrior, genetics, mercenary, on the run, paranoia, innocence, fish out of water, life is a bitch, chases and races, escape attempt, confined, misfit, love and romance, society, dishonesty, mission, chaos, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s

Most similar movies to The Island

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, exciting, suspenseful and serious films with plots about chase, dialogue, fight scenes, violence, murder, technology and catastrophe mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Island: Oblivion (2013), In Time (2011), The Hunger Games (2012), Total Recall (1990), Logan's Run (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 459K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, mysterious character, disorder, evil alien, danger, a.i., space and aliens, resistance, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 349K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, exciting, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, race against time, fighting the system, social differences, time, love and romance, on the run, chase, poverty, society, chases and races ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, future dystopia, young heroes, contests and competitions, against the odds, heroes, killings, trap, death, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 283K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, secret agents, memory loss, chase, mars, outer space, secret agent, false memory, resistance, space colony, falsely accused ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 80s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 48K
Logan's Run (1976)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: All citizens get a chance of being 'renewed' in a Civic Ceremony at their 30th birthday, unless they run and escape before their time comes.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: totalitarianism, apocalypse, chase, utopia, robot, on the run, laser, murder, escape, plastic surgery, teleportation, killer robot ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 164K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, cyberpunk, utopia, androids and robots, investigation, murder, future dystopia, human existence, robot, end of the world, special agents, life risking ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 99K
Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, frame up, on the run, chase, danger, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, technology, betrayal, laser ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: campus, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 392K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: apocalypse, memory loss, survival, young heroes, adventure, isolation, trapped, maze, danger, youth, imaginary, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 470K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, technology gone awry, future dystopia, a.i., robot, imaginary, danger, killer robot, murder, inventions and discoveries, chaos, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 82K
Self/less (2015)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, serious, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moral dilemma, soul transference, uncover truth, chase, cloning, immortality, body snatching, laboratory, secret laboratory, hidden identity, manhunt, mad scientist ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, st. louis missouri, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 14K
Freejack (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Time-traveling bounty hunters find a doomed race-car driver in the past and bring him to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a terminally ill billionaire.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, chase, bounty hunter, fish out of water, on the run, lovers reunited, murder, investigation, immortality, society, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: future, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 90K
Lockout (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President's daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, outer space, hotshot hero, heroic mission, group of criminals, prison, convict, usa president, hostage, danger, kidnapping, conspiracy ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 132K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, resistance, against the odds, gadget, tough heroes, death sentence, prison ...
Time: future, 20th century, near future, 2010s, twentieth century ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, hitman, chase, rivalry, rescue, explosion, assassin, robot, corporation, woman in danger, danger, vengeance ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 70K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, apocalypse, rescue, infected, quarantine, survival, chase, cannibalism, danger, future dystopia, society, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalyptic, future dystopia, chase, survival, apocalypse, dark hero, danger, post apocalypse, desert, dark future, chases and races, insanity ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 26K
Fortress (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A futuristic prison movie. Protagonist and wife are nabbed at a future US emigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of the movie. The prison is a futuristic one run by a private ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, strangulation, prison life, escape, rescue, mind control, atrocity, totalitarianism, rebellion, captivity, warden, society ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 104K
Judge Dredd (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, judge, apocalypse, good versus evil, frame up, superhero, dystopic future, uncover truth, law enforcement, justice, police, one man army ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 18K
No Escape (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, prison, jungle, survival, chase, prison guard, prisoner, adventure, confined, danger, prison life, criminal heroes ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 147K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: utopia, cyberpunk, police, martial arts, violence, car chase, foot chase, good versus evil, betrayal, one man army, future dystopia, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, year 1996, near future ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: exciting, tense, futuristic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, survival, maze, confined, imaginary, danger, virus, zombie, desert, disease, immunity, infection ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 408K
Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA, Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: futuristic, exciting, surreal, serious, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, tough girl, intelligence, supernatural ability, supernatural, telekinesis, telepathy, escapades, mind control, imaginary, betrayal, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, rome italy, berlin germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, survival, future dystopia, young heroes, warrior, mentor, rebellion, championship, president, danger, resistance, contests and competitions ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 5K
Nemesis (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, chaos is rampant as 'information terrorists' threaten to destroy order in society. Alex is a part-man, part-machine LAPD cop who is the best at what he does. When one of the terrorists calls him a machine, Alex questions his ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, androids and robots, future dystopia, man versus machine, chaos, superhuman powers, life is a bitch, technology gone awry, police detective, battles, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: usa, los angeles, brazil, new mexico, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.1
 27K
Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, violence, one man army, future dystopia, chaos, chase, plague, heroic mission, life is a bitch, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, new york, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.2
 15K
Vice (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., resort, virtual reality, danger, adventure, imaginary, chase, on the run, investigation, humanoid robot ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Hong Kong, China, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Style: futuristic, philosophical, suspense, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, female protagonist, hacker, philosophy, technology, terrorism, investigation, network, evolution, cyborgs, memory, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 169K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, adventure, rescue, ocean, ocean or sea, future dystopia, post apocalypse, water, danger, global warming ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 207K
RoboCop (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, superhuman powers, tough law enforcer, cyberpunk, violence, robot, corporate crimes, urban, crime fighter, one man army, police, fighting crime ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: detroit, usa, washington d.c., tehran iran, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.8
 272K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, friendship, psychic, adventure, martial arts, escapades, mechanic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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