Movies like Possible Worlds

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Possible Worlds (2000)
 6.7
 2K
Possible Worlds (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The same man lives out several parallel lives in different "worlds" and in different relationships at the same time.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, mind bending, offbeat
Plot: parallel world, mad scientist, another dimension, murder, experiment gone awry, time travel, experimenting, male female relationship, philosophy, romance, disorder, couple relations, police, scientist, beach, brain, office, parallel universe, multiverse, consciousness, animal experimentation, surrealism, assault, death of wife, one night stand ...

Most similar movies to Possible Worlds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, atmospheric and mind bending films with plots about murder, danger, mystery, deadly, crimes, supernatural and investigation mostly in Drama, Mystery and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Possible Worlds: The Jacket (2005), The Distance (2014), The Man from London (2007), Coherence (2013), The Gateway (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, enigmatic, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, psychology, mental institution, time loop, supernatural, supernatural ability, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, disorder, life is a bitch, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: vermont
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100%
 6.0
 373
The Distance (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A heist film unlike any you've ever seen. In his second film (following his debut Finisterrae), Sergio Caballero plays fast and loose with all the laws of genre filmmaking. The ‘distance’ in the title is the ultimate MacGuffin - the term ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, heist, mystery, crimes, supernatural ability, letter, supernatural power, murder, parallel world, theft, caravan, midget ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Man from London (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: One night Maloin, a switchman at a seaside railway station situated by a ferry harbour, witnesses a terrible event...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, ship, witnessing a crime, crimes, introspection, moral dilemma, redemption, suitcase of money, boat, fog, money, cafe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
 126K
Coherence (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, tense ...
Plot: parallel world, alternate reality, disorder, dinner party, quantum physics, friends, time loop, confinement indoors, parallel universe, comet, asteroids and comets, alternate timeline ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.4
 5K
The Gateway (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A particle physicist grieving over the loss of her husband in a car crash uses a revolutionary machine to bring him back, with dire consequences for her family.
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, suspense, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: parallel world, time travel, physicist, multiverse, parallel universe, dead husband, car accident, alternate universe, lookalikes, portal, couple relations, discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 13K
Extracted (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thomas Jacobs invents a way to watch people's memories from the inside. Going against his morals, he accepts an offer to enter a heroin addict's memories to literally see if he committed a crime. However,a malfunction causes his ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: time loop, memory, murder, experiment gone awry, disorder, supernatural, inventions and discoveries, alternate reality, repeated event, scientist, mind control, technology gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: mad scientist, chase, deadly creature, supernatural, mystery, hospital, investigation, scientific experiment, serial killer, murder, police, scientist ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Unnatural Causes (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Roy Marsden returns as author P.D. James's indefatigable gumshoe, Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. This time, he's investigating the murder of a famous mystery writer whose body is found in the bottom of a dinghy on the Suffolk coast. To add a ...
Style: tense, mind bending, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: murder, graphic violence, manipulation, ocean, police detective, army investigation, private detective, stalking, law enforcement, amateur detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Stratosphere Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this imaginative independent drama, Angela (Chloé Winkel) is a French art student living in Germany who loves to draw comics and creates elaborate tales drawn in a soft and romantic style. One night, Angela meets Yamamoto (Jon Yang), a club DJ ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: nightclub, love affair, crimes, immigrants, murder, innocence lost, love and romance, mystery, female protagonist, teenage girl, teenage sex, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.6
 14K
S. Darko (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: S. Darko follows Samantha Darko, the younger sister of Donnie, the protagonist of Donnie Darko, and her friend Corey. On their way to California, their car breaks down, forcing them to wait in a small town until it is fixed. While there, Samantha ...
Style: surreal, gothic, serious, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, small town, stranded, best friends, supernatural, end of the world, surrealism, adaptation, life philosophy, creativity, dreams, existentialism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: This much-requested, made-for-TV adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel stars Michael Sarrazin as the creature given life by Victor Frankenstein (Leonard Whiting), who witnesses his creation turn uncontrollable after he's duped by his ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, stylized ...
Plot: monster, murder, doctor, scientist, reanimation, deadly creature, mad scientist, supernatural, obsession, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, frankenstein ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Curse of the Fly (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Remember that scientist that was trying to perfect a matter transportation machine but got fused with a fly when one of the little critters got into the transporter with him? Well, this story is about three of his descendents (a son, Henri Delambre, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, experiment, mental institution, laboratory, teleportation, disfigurement, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, human monster, scientist, curse ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.4
 108K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, investigation, radio, rescue, sent to the past, parallel universe, murder, altering history, police detective, hopes, family relations ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 1969, year 1999, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 332
Fissures (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Charlotte, an alienated sound engineer, travels to the country home where her mother was just murdered. She is quickly frustrated by the lack of progress in the police investigation and so begins her own. While listening to a fresh sound recording ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, fear, loss of mother, supernatural power, supernatural, murder mystery, uncover truth, clue, hearing voices ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Smilla Jaspersen, half Danish, half Greenlander, attempts to understand the death of a small boy who falls from the roof of her apartment building. Suspecting wrongdoing, Smilla uncovers a trail of clues leading towards a secretive corporation that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, investigation, mystery, crimes, family problems, amateur detective, death in the family, culture clash, disorder, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, greenland, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
I'll Follow You Down (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: time travel, missing person, uncover truth, mystery, inventions and discoveries, obsession, scientist, professor, missing father, laboratory, student, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 1K
Charlie Jade (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: South Africa, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie Jade is a science fiction television program filmed mainly in Cape Town, South Africa. It stars Jeffrey Pierce in the title role, as a detective from a parallel universe who finds himself trapped in our universe. This is a Canadian and South ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Plot: parallel world, private detective, society, escapades, chaos, crimes, life is a bitch, future dystopia, mystery, fish out of water, distopia, powerful corporation ...
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, vengeance, save the world, deadly creature, mutant, destiny, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, betrayal ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2030s, 21st century, 1810s
Place: los angeles, geneva switzerland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.1
 990
Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: murder, native american, supernatural ability, police investigation, americana, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, beach, healing power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 4K
Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, crimes, social relations, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, small town life, criminal, feminism, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Still of the Night (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When one of his patients is found murdered, psychiatrist Dr. Sam Rice is visited by the investigating officer but refuses to give up any information. He's then visited by the patient's mistress, Brooke Reynolds, whom he quickly falls for ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, sexy, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, mystery, obsession, investigation, infidelity, death in the family, fall in love, forbidden love, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Wolves in the Snow (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wolves in the Snow begins with the news that Antoine has been cuckolding Lucie for years. A violent marital argument ensues resulting in Antoine's death. After lying about Antoine's whereabouts, Lucie discovers his secret life of ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, criminal's revenge, mystery, vengeance, love affair, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, rescue, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 40K
Cube Zero (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cube Zero is the third film in the trilogy yet this time instead of a film about people trapped in a deadly cube trying to get out we see it from the eyes of someone who is controlling the cube and the torture of the victims inside. When the nerd ...
Style: scary, surreal, clever, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parallel world, survival, rescue, mathematics, trap, riddles and clues, isolation, mystery, race against time, captivity, memory loss, puzzle ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
And Never Let Her Go (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic
Plot: obsession, missing person, murder, mystery, love affair, dangerous attraction, crimes, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Detective 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mysteries keep revolving around Tam’s life.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, private detective, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, graphic violence, danger, deadly, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 798
High Moon (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the future where the countries of Earth have established colonies to mine the Moon's resources. When a new life form is discovered, chaos erupts as various factions race to uncover and exploit its powerful secrets.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: space and aliens, moon, chaos, chaos and mayhem, inventions and discoveries, outer space, investigation, oxygen, space wars, imaginary, danger, explosion
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 168
Shiver (2003)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sammi (Athena Chu) and her husband Chan (Francis Ng) try to find ways to salvage their dying marriage after Sammi is injured during a robbery. The second chance at resolving their marital issues is embraced, but it also creates a dangerous situation ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, supernatural ability, heist, rescue, supernatural, crimes, mystery, family problems, crumbling marriage, able to see the dead, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 2K
Frankenstein (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's novel the brilliant but mad Doctor has sustained his creature and himself over two centuries through genetic experimentation. In present-day America Detective O'Connor is investigating a series of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, monster, experiment gone awry, supernatural, mystery, deadly creature, obsession, reincarnation, psychopath, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 9K
2067 (2020)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A lowly utility worker is called to the future by a mysterious radio signal, he must leave his dying wife to embark on a journey that will force him to face his deepest fears in an attempt to change the fabric of reality and save humankind from its ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, climate change, deforestation, parallel world, changing the past or future, research, time machine, future dystopia, fate of humanity, save the world, time jump, destiny ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.0
 789K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: insanity, hallucination, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, surrealism, mental illness, prophecy, parallel universe, psychology, time loop, imaginary friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%