Movies like Rise of the Planet of the Apes

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
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 524K
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects – especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, exciting, emotional, serious, captivating, stylized, entertaining, touching, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rebellion, intelligence, rebelliousness, experiment gone awry, monkey, leader, alzheimer's disease, gorilla, chimpanzee, talking animals, distopia, genetic engineering, virus, animals, animal attack, survival, humanity, animal experimentation, earth, freedom, genetics, attack, science, epidemic, medical research ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa

Most similar movies to Rise of the Planet of the Apes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspense, futuristic and visually appealing films with plots about dialogue, technology, catastrophe, death, storytelling, destiny and mentor mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Rise of the Planet of the Apes: The Maze Runner (2014), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), The Giver (2014), In Time (2011), The Island (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the ...
Style: suspense, epic, psychotronic, futuristic, intense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, gorilla, future war, monkey, revenge, slavery, survival, tragedy, vengeance, brutality, militant ...
Time: contemporary, 2040s, near future
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Style: tense, exciting, bleak, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, monkey, survival, colony, leader, animal attack, plague, deadly virus, gorilla, vestiges of humanity, rescue, humanity ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century, future, 2030s, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspense, twist ending, intense, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, astronaut, future dystopia, slavery, genetics, space station, adventure, survival, space travel, alternate reality, distopia ...
Time: future, 2020s, distant future, year 2001, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 460K
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: exciting, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: survival, memory loss, maze, teenager, adventure, apocalypse, distopia, trapped, post apocalypse, youth, fantasy world, young heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, survival, adventure, maze, zombie, teenager, desert, escape, virus, young heroes, immunity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 119K
The Giver (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, philosophical, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: distopia, future dystopia, youth, society, utopia, memory, destiny, community, life is a bitch, rebelliousness, fighting the system, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his ...
Style: twist ending, philosophical, surprise ending, twists and turns, cerebral ...
Audience: kids
Plot: astronaut, post apocalypse, time travel, distopia, space and aliens, survival, outer space, space travel, space exploration, monkey, end of the world, slavery ...
Time: future, stone age, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 407K
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, suspense, philosophical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: immortality, fighting the system, time, distopia, love, future dystopia, dystopic future, social differences, wealth, class differences, race against time, love story ...
Time: future, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Style: futuristic, suspense, apocalyptic, depressing, slasher ...
Plot: post apocalypse, time travel, rebellion, monkey, gorilla, distopia, revolution, survival, astronaut, space and aliens, death, slavery ...
Time: 18th century, future, 70s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: tokyo, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 315K
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 ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: distopia, escape, cloning, future dystopia, fugitives, technology gone awry, island, utopia, lookalikes, clones, genetics, dystopic future ...
Time: future, year 2019, 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Style: depressing, harsh, satirical, humorous, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, outer space, gorilla, distopia, astronaut, chimpanzee, spacecraft, adventure, sent to the past, monkey, fear ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1973, 20th century
Place: los angeles, tokyo, california, usa, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, post apocalypse, dystopic future, steampunk, obsessive quest, changing the past or future, utopia, apocalypse, adventure, loss of loved one, scientist ...
Time: future, distant future, near future, 2030s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, egypt, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 228K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, technology, resurrection, computers and web, scientist, nanotechnology, hi-tech, technology gone awry, consciousness, utopia, chaos, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 636K
Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: scenic, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, animal attack, dangerous animal, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, island, creature, survival, amusement park, monster, chase, velociraptor ...
Time: prehistoric times, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 357K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, futuristic, allegory, tense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, train, distopia, revolution, future dystopia, rebellion, winter, social differences, snow, resistance, class struggle ...
Time: future, near future, 2030s, 21st century, year 2014 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 571K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, thought provoking, tense, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, hitman, time paradox, changing the past or future, cyberpunk, destiny, sent to the past, escape, chase, distopia, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: shanghai, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 496K
Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, bleak, depressing, breathtaking ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, distopia, survival, chaos, heroic mission, end of the world, post apocalypse, pandemic, redemption, childlessness, on the run ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, washington state, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 20K
No Escape (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of ...
Style: suspense, exciting, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, island, survival, jungle, prison guard, prisoner, escape, chase, adventure, future dystopia, island prison, ex soldier ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 32K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: bleak, intense, suspenseful, scary, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, zombie, plague, apocalypse, vampire, isolation, distopia, cult, transformation, loneliness, virus ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1977, year 1975, near future
Place: los angeles, usa, ussr, woodstock, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 328K
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, philosophical, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, utopia, fighting the system, future dystopia, cyberpunk, rebellion, post apocalypse, dystopic future, gunfight, society, totalitarianism, lone hero ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, sad, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: female protagonist, survival, future dystopia, distopia, post apocalypse, competition, young heroes, rebellion, fight, mentor, warrior, good versus evil ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 302K
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: thought provoking, futuristic, intellectual, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, genetics, future dystopia, utopia, discrimination, paraplegic, philosophy, eugenics, society, outer space, space travel ...
Time: future, near future
Place: riviera, detroit, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: distopia, female protagonist, survival, strong female character, rebellion, future dystopia, society, youth, game, teenager, revolution, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 536K
Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: philosophical, mind bending, psychological, twist ending, futuristic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, androids, cyborgs, existentialism, technology, isolation, a.i., human android relationship, androids and robots, manipulation ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 129K
Daybreakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vampires on a way to save ...
Style: futuristic, scary, stylized, intense, macabre ...
Plot: vampire, distopia, supernatural, epidemic, future dystopia, post apocalypse, pandemic, female vampire, vampirism, cure, apocalypse, survival ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2019, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Canada, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice joins a small band of elite soldiers, enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of the creator of the mutating T-virus. It's a heart-pounding race against time as the group faces off against ...
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, distopia, monster, post apocalypse, mutant, zombie apocalypse, survival horror, virus, strong female lead, end of the world, future dystopia, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 409K
28 Days Later (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, survival, epidemic, zombie apocalypse, infected, rage, end of the world, plague, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 490K
Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Taiwan, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: futuristic, surreal, intellectual, exciting, philosophical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: intelligence, supernatural, tough girl, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, strong female lead, drugs, telepathy, mind control, experimental drug, telekinesis, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, stone age, future, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, rome italy, paris france, new york, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 747K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, virus, supernatural, distopia, infected, plague, quarantine, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 5.6
 267K
Hulk (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Style: intense, stylized, exciting, serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, genetics, experiment gone awry, mutant, chase, transformation, technology, mad scientist, military, adventure, dark hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: san francisco, california, central america, new york, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%