Movies like Nirvana

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Nirvana (1997)
 6.1
 6K
Nirvana (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimi, a computer game designer, finds that his latest product has been infected by a virus which has given consciousness to the main character of the game, Solo. Tormented by the memory of his fled girlfriend Lisa and begged by Solo to end its useless "life", Jimi begins a search for people who can help him both to discover what happened to Lisa and to delete his game before it is released.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, cyberspace, hacker, chase, virtual reality, torture, unrequited love, technology gone awry, graphic violence, a.i., computers and web, heroic mission, chases and races, imaginary, chaos, future dystopia, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, distopia, video game, toys, computer virus, toy, computer cracker, prostitute ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Nirvana

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, futuristic and stylized films with plots about future dystopia, society, chaos, cyberpunk, danger, life is a bitch and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Nirvana: Johnny Mnemonic (1995), eXistenZ (1999), Cyber Wars (2004), Blade Runner (1982), Avalon (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 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, future dystopia, hacker, computers and web, danger, computer cracker, technophobia, society, computer genius, a.i., save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, near future, 21st century
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 94K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, surreal, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, escape from reality, video game, distopia, cyberspace, technology gone awry, computers and web, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, danger, hacker ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 607
Cyber Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the near future in the Asian city-state Sintawan, everyone's identity is recorded in the vast CyberLink. The only way around this is using illegal simulated identity implants (sims). A young bounty hunter who makes her living tracking sims, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, heroes, adventure, future dystopia, technology gone awry, life is a bitch, rebellion, imaginary, race against time, society, police chase, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
Place: asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.1
 691K
Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, thought provoking, tech noir, stylized ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, distopia, neo noir, existentialism, a.i., androids, killer robot, artificial intelligence, fugitives, suprisingly clever, androids and robots ...
Time: future, year 2019, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 13K
Avalon (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that a more advanced level of the game exists somewhere, she ...
Style: stylized, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: game, future dystopia, obsession, battles, battle, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, fighting the system, fantasy world, addiction, gang, virtual reality ...
Time: future, near future
Place: poland, europe, latin america, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, bleak, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, rivalry, on the run, chase, rescue, hitman, robot, explosion, assassin, androids and robots, graphic violence, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 4K
Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, computers and web, androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, a.i., society, save the world, rivalry, danger, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Terminal Justice (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 2008 cybersex can only be surpassed by one thing: Cloned women, especially created for their clients. This puts Pamela Travis, a famous and much sought-after cybersex star in great danger - Dr. Vivyan, scientist and genius in the field of ...
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, sexual relations, technology gone awry, alien encounter, chase, society, race against time, danger, experiment gone awry, captivity, computers and web ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3.3
 25K
Barb Wire (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sexy nightclub owner, Barb Wire moonlights as a mercenary in Steel Harbor, one of the last free zones in the now fascist United States. When scientist Cora Devonshire wanders into Barb's establishment, she gets roped into a top-secret ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: master villain, bail bondsman, bar, bounty hunter, obese, vengeance, good versus evil, future dystopia, chase, heroic mission, disability, distopia ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 500
Cyberjack (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the near future Nassim, terrorist leader, storms computer company headquarters. His aim is deadly computer virus that could bring him world domination. Nick, company janitor and ex-cop, will get in his way.
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer virus, laboratory, graphic violence, law enforcement, heroes, imaginary, good versus evil, heroic mission, computers and web, terrorism, future dystopia, disorder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 497K
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, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, technology gone awry, a.i., hi-tech, man versus machine, cyborgs, imaginary, danger, murder ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and use. But what Walker doesn't realize is a group of ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, psychopath, computer, sword fight, prodigy, computer animation, hacker, rivalry, danger, man versus machine, imaginary, mentally challenged ...
Time: 2040s, future, 80s
Place: los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 840
Gunhed (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High-concept Sci-Fi adventure about an island that actually is a computer called Kyron 5, itself created to design and manufacture super-advanced robots to be used as slaves for the rest of the world. One day Kyron decides that human beings are ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, man versus machine, save the world, timebomb, deathtrap, nuclear explosion, cyberpunk, post apocalypse, escapades, adventure, heroes, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2030s
Place: texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 169K
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, future dystopia, androids and robots, technology gone awry, utopia, robot, dystopic future, clones, murder, investigation, physical appearance, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.7
 1.7M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, philosophical, thought provoking, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, chosen one, distopia, man versus machine, alternate reality, hacker, existentialism, virtual reality, save the world, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, philosophical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, alternate reality, post apocalypse, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, chosen one, mind control, precognition, save the world, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
2047: Sights of Death (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The year is 2047. Our planet is ruled by the repressive Confederate Central Government (CCG). Ryan is a Green War rebel agent sent on a mission by Sponge to collect evidence against the CCG for its heinous crimes. Ryan soon faces the sinister ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rebellion, heroes, social decay, heroic mission, save the world, chaos, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, society ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Until the End of the World (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Australia
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Until The End of the World is an odyssey for the modern age. As with Homer's Odyssey, the purpose of the journey is to restore sight -- a spiritual reconciliation between an obsessed father and a deserted son. Dr. Farber, in trying to find a ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: satellite, on the road, catastrophe, chase, save the world, danger, bounty hunter, chases and races, fugitives, adventure, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s, near future, year 1999
Place: australia, paris france, tokyo, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 489
Chameleon (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: serious, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, cyborgs, imaginary, androids and robots, danger, escapades, space and aliens, chase, rivalry, terminator, chaos, sexual relations ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Gene Generation (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea, Singapore
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people's bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, trying to keep her younger brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved ...
Style: rough, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, danger, future dystopia, hitman, chaos, society, life is a bitch, femme fatale, apocalypse, urban, technology gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 311K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, society, fighting the system, lone hero, totalitarianism, resistance, utopia, gunfight, dystopic future, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.9
 931
Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, space wars, danger, chase, spacecraft, heroes, outer space, rivalry, chaos, technology gone awry, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Warrior of the Lost World (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
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: serious, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, life is a bitch, against the odds, cons and scams, future dystopia, contamination, battles, chaos, chase, imaginary, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, freedom, chosen one, alternate reality, virtual reality, warrior, save the world, fighting the system, heroes, precognition ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 101K
Repo Men (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, medical technology has advanced to the point where people can buy artificial organs to extend their lives. But if they default on payments, an organization known as the Union sends agents to repossess the organs. Remy is one of the ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, transplant, black market, dystopic future, rebel, distopia, chase, on the run, social decay, surrealism, mercenary ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 30K
The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., robot, man versus machine, laboratory, fear, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, military, technology, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 48K
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, thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, prison, utopia, future dystopia, totalitarianism, fighting the system, hologram, chaos, technology gone awry, separated, surveillance, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 301K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, secret agents, secret agent, outer space, mars, space colony, memory loss, chase, conspiracy, distopia, resistance ...
Time: future, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cyborg 3: The Recycler (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare yourself for the all too deadly future. Cash, the heroine of Cyborg 2, is living safe in the free zone. But not for long. Biomechanical problems are taking down her systems and a visit to a doctor in Silica confirms her worst fears. She is ...
Style: bleak, futuristic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, chase, pregnancy, prostitute, battles, chaos, track down, deadly, motorcycle gang, biker gang, androids, community ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 532
Virtual Combat (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This lively low-budget action movie is packed with martial arts, sexy sirens, and a sci-fi plot involving computers and virtual reality images that become real. The tale centers on two Nevada border officers, Dave Quarry (Don "The Dragon" ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, warrior, kung fu, virtual reality, kickboxer, kung fu master, rivalry, life is a bitch, master villain, a.i., androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%