Movies like Outland

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Outland (1981)
 6.6
 28K
Outland (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Thriller about an honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, who is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company to eliminate him. Futuristic remake of "High Noon".
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, bleak, cult film, suspense, psychotronic, futuristic, tense, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, mining, police investigation, space station, couple relations, fighting the system, danger, lone wolves, deadly, betrayal, drug dealing, mine, hostage, wife, marshal, crimes, crime, graphic violence, on the run, society, chief, cop as target, landing, profanity, distopia ...
Time: future, distant future

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Most similar movies to Outland

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic and exciting films with plots about pistol, gun, chase, distopia, murder, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Outland: Capricorn One (1977), Pandorum (2009), Fortress (1992), Total Recall (1990), Split Second (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 21K
Capricorn One (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: astronaut, conspiracy, nasa, whistleblower, helicopter, mars, uncover truth, investigative reporter, spacecraft, conspiracy theory, investigation, desert ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: texas, houston texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 147K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, isolation, survival, mutant, space and aliens, danger, mission, memory loss, post apocalypse, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 28K
Fortress (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
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: exciting, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, heroes, prison life, fighting the system, rescue, rebellion, mind control, heroic mission, androids and robots, danger, captivity ...
Time: future, year 2017, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 313K
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, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, mars, space colony, secret agents, secret agent, outer space, memory loss, fictional war, chase, conspiracy, resistance ...
Time: future, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 13K
Split Second (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him.
Style: futuristic, suspense, rough, bleak, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, future dystopia, cyberpunk, flooding, danger, post apocalypse, escapades, post apocalyptic, global warming, murder, strip club, creature ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 2008
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 12K
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, stylized, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: robot, chase, technology, killer robot, revenge, murder, explosion, conspiracy, police investigation, crime, crimes, terminator ...
Time: future, near future, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 524K
Minority Report (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Style: futuristic, neo noir, interesting, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, foreknowledge, murder, frame up, precognition, psychic, crime, police investigation, law enforcer, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 382K
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, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, dystopic future, time, race against time, class differences, distopia, society, fighting the system, love, social differences, on the run ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 171K
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, androids and robots, future dystopia, robot, technology gone awry, dystopic future, utopia, clones, murder, investigation, physical appearance, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 429K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, space station, cyborgs, fighting the system, distopia, politics, outer space, class conflict, dystopic future, society, utopia ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 145K
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: serious, rough, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, chase, chases and races, dystopic future, future dystopia, danger, resistance, gadget, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, death sentence ...
Time: future, 80s, 2010s, 21st century, year 2017 ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 262K
Dredd (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called ...
Style: futuristic, intense, neo noir, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, post apocalypse, judge, lone hero, drug lord, fighting crime, cyberpunk, distopia, survival, psychic, corruption, police ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 56K
Automata (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, post apocalypse, distopia, robot, ecology, danger, investigation, rain, profanity, cyberpunk, desert ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 69K
Strange Days (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories and emotions. One day he receives a disc which contains the memories of a ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, weird, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, murder, police brutality, virtual reality, pornography, protest, chaos, haunted by the past, uncover truth, private detective, prostitute, police ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 104K
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, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, distopia, dystopic future, transplant, surrealism, black market, rebel, chase, on the run, social decay, fight scenes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 5K
Moon 44 (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites. This is the situation when one of the bigger mining corporations has lost all but one mineral moons and many ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, moon, space travel, escapades, rescue, androids and robots, heroic mission, future dystopia, danger, chases and races, espionage, race against time ...
Time: future, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 240K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, philosophical, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, sun, danger, expedition, self sacrifice, heroic mission, astronaut, bomb, earth ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 318K
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, psychological, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, society, lone hero, fighting the system, resistance, dystopic future, utopia, gunfight, totalitarianism, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 242K
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: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, experiment, law enforcement, fighting the system, vengeance, gang, fighting crime, partners, legal, robot ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 158K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, deadly creature, adventure, outer space, tough heroes, heroes, mysterious planet, survival, danger, bounty hunter, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 113K
Judge Dredd (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, UK
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, dystopic future, post apocalypse, good versus evil, apocalypse, cyberpunk, superhero, law enforcement, frame up, justice, judge, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 34K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, fighting the system, law enforcement, master criminal, deadly, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, astronaut, space travel, bomb, rescue, danger, race against time, survival, apocalypse, artificial intelligence, sun, catastrophe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 68K
District 13 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, parkour, bomb, martial arts, bully, undercover cop, fight, betrayal, ghetto, hand to hand combat, undercover, race against time ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: france, paris france, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, chase, on the run, rivalry, rescue, hitman, robot, explosion, assassin, androids and robots, graphic violence, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2025, the ozone layer is believed to have been destroyed. It is up to MacLeod and Rameriz to set things right. Opposition comes from both the planet Ziest (MacLeod and Ramirez's homeworld) and a corporation profiting from the ...
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, immortality, sword fight, heroes, cyberpunk, sword and sorcery, warrior, martial arts, supernatural power, fictional war, rivalry, supernatural ability ...
Time: future, 21st century, 90s, near future, 2020s ...
Place: scotland, new york, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, corruption, heroes, vengeance, lawyer, mercenary, ex convict, partners, crimes, danger, vigilantism, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 16K
Vice (2015)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., artificial intelligence, profanity, resort, virtual reality, humanoid robot, imaginary, danger, adventure, escapades, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 165K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, 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, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, future dystopia, utopia, martial arts, dystopic future, police, crime fighter, good versus evil, one man army, betrayal, foot chase ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, 90s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 57K
Red Planet (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Style: bleak, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, catastrophe, spacecraft, space travel, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, science, danger, race against time, ecological disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%