Movies like The Island

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The Island (2005)
 6.8
 294K
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, suspenseful, psychological, intense, serious, stylized, visually appealing, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, fugitives, future dystopia, cloning, technology gone awry, island, genetics, freedom, life is a bitch, on the run, fish out of water, lookalikes, isolation, love of one's life, warrior, paranoia, chases and races, escape attempt, innocence, conspiracy, clones, dystopic future, mercenary, utopia, lone hero ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s

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Most similar movies to The Island

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, futuristic, serious and visually appealing films with plots about chase, dialogue, technology, catastrophe, fight scenes, violence and murder mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Island: Oblivion (2013), In Time (2011), The Hunger Games (2012), Logan's Run (1976), Surrogates (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 470K
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, twists and turns, cerebral, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, dystopic future, alien encounter, space and aliens, survival, disorder, danger, catastrophe, evil alien, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 357K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, time, society, dystopic future, race against time, social differences, fighting the system, on the run, love and romance, class differences, chase ...
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, serious, futuristic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: future dystopia, survival, young heroes, contests and competitions, against the odds, youth, killings, heroes, trap, death, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 50K
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: cult film, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: totalitarianism, utopia, apocalypse, chase, robot, murder, laser, on the run, escape, killer robot, plastic surgery, teleportation ...
Time: future
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 166K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, technology gone awry, utopia, androids and robots, robot, future dystopia, investigation, murder, human existence, special agents, life risking, clones ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 402K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, apocalypse, adventure, imaginary, maze, memory loss, isolation, youth, trapped, young heroes, danger, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 483K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, technology gone awry, a.i., humanoid robot, danger, hi-tech, cyborgs, imaginary, murder, police investigation ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ 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: future dystopia, cyberpunk, secret agents, outer space, memory loss, secret agent, chase, mars, false memory, resistance, conspiracy, space colony ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 271K
Gattaca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, intellectual, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, eugenics, distopia, society, destiny, paraplegic, space travel, philosophy, heart disease ...
Time: future, near future
Place: riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 85K
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, futuristic, exciting, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soul transference, moral dilemma, uncover truth, chase, cloning, secret laboratory, laboratory, manhunt, hidden identity, dealing with death, rich, immortality ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, st. louis missouri, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.4
 121K
Aeon Flux (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strong female character, female protagonist, female killer, future dystopia, cyberpunk, rebellion, secret movement, martial arts, vestiges of humanity, infertility, vengeance, mysterious character ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 100K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, memory loss, on the run, time travel, chase, mystery, danger, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, technology, betrayal ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ 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, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, chase, bounty hunter, murder, investigation, fish out of water, on the run, lovers reunited, immortality, cyberpunk, society, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Planet of the Apes (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, mind bending, stylized ...
Plot: slavery, wormhole, space travel, time travel, astronaut, space station, adventure, survival, danger, future dystopia, genetic engineering, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 2001
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 apocalypse, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, chase, dark hero, survival, brutality, danger, apocalypse, desert, dark future, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, political thriller, danger, rivalry, betrayal, friendship, soldier, explosion, disguise, mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspense, contemplative ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, virtual reality, freedom, save the world, chosen one, warrior, precognition, martial arts, self sacrifice, mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 23rd century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, time travel, save the world, killer robot, terminator, chase, artificial intelligence, robot, manhunt, future dystopia, chaos ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 71K
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, cannibalism, rescue, post apocalypse, infected, survival, future dystopia, danger, chase, quarantine, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 92K
Babylon A.D. (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Babylon A.D Vin Diesel stars as a veteran-turned-mercenary who is hired to deliver a package from the ravages of post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to a destination in the teeming megalopolis of New York City. The "package" is a mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, exciting, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, protection, cyberpunk, mercenary, one man army, smuggling, deadly virus, life is a bitch, tough heroes, infected, master warrior, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: russia, new york, china, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, hacker, future dystopia, computers and web, danger, technophobia, society, computer genius, a.i., save the world, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2000s, 2020s
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 46K
THX 1138 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, utopia, future dystopia, totalitarianism, hologram, chaos, separated, technology gone awry, surveillance, crimes, androids and robots, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 11K
Runaway (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: robot, chase, technology, killer robot, violence, revenge, murder, explosion, conspiracy, police investigation, crime, master villain ...
Time: future, near future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 9K
Futureworld (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after the Westworld tragedy in the Delos amusement park, the corporate owners have reopened the park following over $1 billion in safety and other improvements. For publicity purposes, reporters Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard are invited ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, danger, robot as menace, investigation, cloning, reporter, journalist, man versus machine, society, chaos, dishonesty, leadership ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 22K
Impostor (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, androids and robots, on the run, manhunt, save the world, future dystopia, race against time, danger, rivalry, imaginary, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 37K
Morgan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
Style: suspense, twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, violence, artificial intelligence, moral dilemma, experiment, danger, escape, surveillance, psychologist, fight, mentor, brutality ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, man versus machine, killer robot, dystopic future, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, save the world, army, androids and robots, resistance, fate of humanity, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., artificial intelligence, androids and robots, resort, virtual reality, danger, adventure, imaginary, chase, profanity, on the run, investigation ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Escape from L.A. (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, race against time, earthquake, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, lone wolves, heroic mission, life is a bitch, chases and races, danger, daring rescue, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 91K
Lockout (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
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, convict, group of criminals, prison, hostage, danger, kidnapping, conspiracy, confined ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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