Movies like Mad Max

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Mad Max (1979)
 7.0
 175K
Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Style: serious, futuristic, offbeat, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, rough, bleak, atmospheric, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, car chase, violence spree, apocalypse, chase, chases and races, danger, chaos, motorcycle, crimes, deadly, heroes, society, chaos and mayhem, motorcycle chase, nuclear holocaust, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, fighting crime, biker, motorcycle gang, truck, bridge, partner, baby ...
Time: future
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Mad Max

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about heroes, future dystopia, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, chaos and chase mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mad Max: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The Book of Eli (2010), Judge Dredd (1995), Dead End Drive-In (1986), The Rover (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre ...
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survivor, chase, violence, oil, bounty hunter, survival, feral child, motorcycle gang, truck, boomerang, dog ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: australia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
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: future dystopia, chase, survival, apocalypse, dark hero, desert, danger, dark future, post apocalyptic, chases and races, insanity, female warrior ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, rescue, sandstorm, arena, camel, apocalypse, dwarf, giant, children, nuclear holocaust, cult, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: australia, south australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 268K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, lone wolves, brutality, christianity, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, danger, tough heroes, heroes, book ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 102K
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, frame up, judge, good versus evil, superhero, law enforcement, uncover truth, police, justice, apocalypse, dystopic future, brother ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Dead End Drive-In (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the near future, drive-in theatres are turned into concentration camps for the undesirable and unemployed. The prisoners don't really care to escape because they are fed and they have a place to live which is, in most cases, probably better ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak
Plot: concentration camp, electric fence, tow truck, surrealism, gory, anti heroes, social misfits, australian, exploitation, prison, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 40K
The Rover (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.
Style: atmospheric, tense, bleak, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: desert, car chase, car accident, small town, theft, on the road, crime, post apocalypse, vengeance, wilderness, obsessive quest, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, violence, one man army, future dystopia, plague, chaos, chase, good versus evil, anarchy, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, new york, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Warriors of the Wasteland (1983)
Genre: Action, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust.
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, gory, life is a bitch, danger, adventure, escapades, society, chaos, clergy, gays and lesbians, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ 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, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, contests and competitions, young heroes, future dystopia, against the odds, killings, death, danger, rivalry, heroes, youth, moral dilemma ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 212K
RoboCop (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment, androids and robots, cyberpunk, law enforcement, vengeance, fighting the system, vigilante, gang, fighting crime, robot, legal, partners ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: rough, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, gang, plague, pregnancy, danger, post nuclear, zombie, escapades, chaos, gangsters, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 268K
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, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, adventure, friendship, martial arts, escapades, outer space, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.6
 367
Land of Doom (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Earth has been ravaged by a nuclear war, and a feminist warrior is forced to join up with a soldier of fortune in her journey to find a rumored "paradise" as they battle gangs of rampaging bandits.
Style: serious, bleak, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: female warrior, desert, biker, renegade, apocalypse, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos, gang, survival ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 165K
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: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, adventure, rescue, ocean or sea, future dystopia, water, ocean, danger, sailboat, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Eve of Destruction (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eve is a military robot made to look exactly like her creator, Dr. Eve Simmons. When she is damaged during a bank robbery, the robot becomes an unstoppable killing machine. Colonel Jim McQuade is assigned to stop the robot and with the help from Dr. ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, chase, a.i., androids and robots, master villain, terrorism, mad scientist, superhuman powers, man versus machine, race against time, save the world, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 480
Chameleon (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A super-killer female cyborg with chameleon-like powers discovers maternal instincts when she protects a child from government operatives in this science fiction tale set in the year 2028.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chases and races, imaginary, rivalry, adventure, androids and robots, special agents, chase, fighting crime, sexual relations, custody, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, man versus machine, killer robot, artificial intelligence, save the world, army, wartime, cyberpunk, resistance, fate of humanity, vestiges of humanity, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Warrior of the Lost World (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A nomad mercenary on a high-tech motorcycle helps bring about the downfall of the evil Orwellian government, the Omega.
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, future dystopia, chases and races, life is a bitch, danger, heroes, society, against the odds, lone wolves, chase, cons and scams, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 129K
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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, danger, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, against the odds, prison, resistance, massacre ...
Time: future, 20th century, twentieth century, near future, 2010s ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 929
Battletruck (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It’s the 21st century, the Oil Wars have made a mess of the planet and the land outside major cities is lawless. After Hunter comes to the aid of Corlie, who has run away from the villainous Straker, he takes her to the peaceful community of ...
Style: rough, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, post nuclear, bounty hunter, gory, lone wolves, one man army, chase, adventure, manhunt, on the run, save the day, survival ...
Time: future
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, futuristic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, outer space, bounty hunter, on the run, heroic mission, survival, battles, distant planet, prison, danger, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.1
 1K
City Limits (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of teenage gangs struggle against each other in a not-so-distant future. Eventually they united against an evil corporation, as represented by evil CEO Robby Benson who wants to control everything.
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, post nuclear, gang war, motorcycle, biker, apocalypse, future dystopia, plague, crimes, danger, society ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4.5
 831
The Last Chase (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Twenty years after the American people have been told the oil has run out and disease has scared them into complacency, the United States has become a fascist state. One man, former race car driver Franklyn Hart, now a puppet spokesman for public ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the road, gas station, chase, chases and races, adventure, distant future, danger, society, politics, against the odds, on the run ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Escape from the Bronx (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ragtag group of people have to fight extermination squads amid their ruined city.
Style: rough, futuristic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, kidnapping, bad guy, apocalypse, gory, crimes, post nuclear, danger, anti heroes, master warrior, journalism, leadership ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 68K
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, serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, rescue, chase, infected, quarantine, sword fight, survival, future dystopia, cannibalism, danger, gory, heroes ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, virus, quarantine, partners against crime, survival, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, plague, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 64K
The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, drifter, future dystopia, postman, post war, adventure, life is a bitch, danger, lone hero, brutality, justice ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2040s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 4K
Steel Dawn (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, martial arts, survival, adventure, gang, lone wolves, water shortage, vengeance, rescue, vigilantism, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Death Race: Inferno (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carl Lucas / Frankenstein has won four of his races and needs to win one more to win his freedom. Before his final race, Lucas and his team, car and all, are transferred to another prison where they will compete in a Death Race in the desert. Also, ...
Style: serious, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, desert, car race, contests and competitions, car, danger, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, survival, future dystopia, tv show ...
Time: future
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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