Movies like Runaway

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Runaway (1984)
 5.9
 11K
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, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending, futuristic, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: robot, chase, technology, killer robot, violence, conspiracy, murder, explosion, revenge, police investigation, crimes, crime, androids and robots, life is a bitch, graphic violence, society, urban, creator, imaginary, law enforcement, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, terminator, technophobia ...
Time: future, near future, 80s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Runaway

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and futuristic films with plots about violence, chase, gun, gunfight, murder, death and machine gun mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Runaway: Minority Report (2002), Virtuosity (1995), Demolition Man (1993), Surrogates (2009), I, Robot (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 502K
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, interesting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, foreknowledge, murder, frame up, psychic, precognition, crime, police investigation, law enforcer, graphic violence, neo noir ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 28K
Virtuosity (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Centre (LETAC) has developed SID version 6.7: a Sadistic, Intelligent, and Dangerous virtual reality entity which is synthesized from the personalities of more than 150 serial killers, and only one man can ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, serial killer, androids, good versus evil, hologram, artificial intelligence, deadly, life is a bitch, chases and races, criminal's revenge, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 157K
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: cyberpunk, future dystopia, utopia, martial arts, distopia, police, car chase, crime fighter, foot chase, good versus evil, one man army, betrayal ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 168K
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, technology gone awry, utopia, robot, androids and robots, future dystopia, clones, murder, investigation, human existence, society, special agents ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 493K
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, technology gone awry, a.i., artificial intelligence, cyborgs, hi-tech, humanoid robot, danger, man versus machine, imaginary ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 214K
RoboCop (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, superhuman powers, graphic violence, robot, tough law enforcer, violence, tough guy, cyberpunk, superhero, corporate crimes, urban ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: detroit, usa, washington d.c., pentagon, tehran iran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 66K
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, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: cyberpunk, murder, police brutality, violence, virtual reality, protest, chaos, uncover truth, haunted by the past, private detective, prostitute, pornography ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 5K
Nemesis (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, chaos is rampant as 'information terrorists' threaten to destroy order in society. Alex is a part-man, part-machine LAPD cop who is the best at what he does. When one of the terrorists calls him a machine, Alex questions his ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, future dystopia, androids and robots, conspiracy, man versus machine, chaos, life is a bitch, law enforcement, battles, police detective, technology gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: usa, los angeles, rio de janeiro, brazil, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 15K
Vice (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, exciting, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: a.i., artificial intelligence, androids and robots, profanity, resort, virtual reality, adventure, imaginary, danger, chase, on the run, humanoid robot ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 15K
Freejack (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Time-traveling bounty hunters find a doomed race-car driver in the past and bring him to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a terminally ill billionaire.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, chase, distopia, investigation, bounty hunter, on the run, lovers reunited, murder, fish out of water, post apocalypse, immortality, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 45K
RoboCop 3 (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The mega corporation Omni Consumer Products is still bent on creating their pet project, Delta City, to replace the rotting city of Detroit. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of the area have no intention of abandoning their homes simply for desires of ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, cyberpunk, rebellion, killer robot, distopia, police officer, police, superhuman powers, fighting crime, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future, 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.7
 40K
Brick Mansions (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dystopian Detroit, grand houses that once housed the wealthy are now homes of the city's most-dangerous criminals. Surrounding the area is a giant wall to keep the rest of Detroit safe. For undercover cop Damien Collier, every day is a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: parkour, undercover cop, undercover, race against time, ghetto, martial arts, gunfight, master criminal, crimes, gang, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future
Place: detroit, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, rescue, rivalry, on the run, cyborgs, corporation, explosion, assassin, robot, chaos and mayhem, corporate crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 14K
Alien Nation (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A few years from now, Earth will have the first contact with an alien civilisation. These aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after years of quarantine.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: benign alien, discrimination, culture clash, murder, friendship, crimes, reluctant partners, fish out of water, deadly, buddies, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s, year 1991, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 600
Digital Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-control robot is inadvertently set loose in a small community, and a crack squad of soldiers are sent to hunt it down. Gradually, the members of the squad begin to suspect that some of them are robots.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, heroes, terminator, explosion, robot, androids and robots, society, chaos, battles, graphic violence, technology gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 8K
Wedlock (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A male prison escapee heads for his hidden loot electronically attached to a female prisoner.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, on the run, betrayal, heist, prison, prisoner, manhunt, master criminal, fugitives, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 32K
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, exciting, serious, realistic ...
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 ⇓
35%
 7.3
 345K
Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, fbi, master criminal, special agents, revenge, hidden identity, undercover, arch villain, boat chase, mexican standoff, prison, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: twists and turns, stylized, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, conspiracy, heist, police corruption, police detective, criminal, crime, crimes, anti-hero, law enforcement, criminal heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, iceland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 530
Firepower (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the year 2007, crime has risen at an exponential rate. Once highly populated metropolises such as Los Angeles are no longer inhabitable. These cities have transformed into "Hell Zones," ruled by violent street gangs. The Hell Zone, ...
Style: futuristic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, murder, nightclub, katana sword, rivalry, crimes, working undercover, theater, heroes, contests and competitions, tough heroes ...
Time: future, near future, year 2006, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, martial arts, gangsters, danger, car chase, death in the family, track down, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 40K
The Dead Pool (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns for his final film adventure. Together with his partner Al Quan, he must investigate the systematic murder of actors and musicians. By the time Harry learns that the murders are a part of a sick game to predict the ...
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, mafia, prison, reporter, crime, crimes, police investigation, against the rules, law enforcement, tough cop, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 80K
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, cynical, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, cyberpunk, robot, law enforcement, killer robot, police, police officer, crimes, rebellion, escapades, tough law enforcer ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, near future ...
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 57K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, crimes, chase, law enforcement, gang, robbery, group of criminals, partners in crime, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 67K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, tough law enforcer, serial killer, police investigation, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, resistance, danger, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Cyber-Tracker 2 (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent (Wilson) battles an arms dealer who is creating a cyborg army.
Style: serious, futuristic, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: special agents, heroes, martial arts, androids and robots, cons and scams, murder, technology gone awry, future dystopia, terrorism, working undercover, kidnapping, track down ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 29K
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, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, post apocalypse, martial arts, violence, one man army, chaos, future dystopia, chase, plague, hitman, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 80s
Place: new york, usa, georgia, atlanta georgia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 73K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, drug lord, violence, police brutality, gunfight, corruption, crimes, crime, police investigation, revenge, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 238K
Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, memory loss, secret agents, double agent, world domination, suspicion, fictional reality, false memory, resistance fighter, on the run, betrayal, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 137K
S.W.A.T. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: swat, police brutality, tough law enforcer, sniper, law enforcement, partners, crime, crimes, swat team, siege, master criminal, basic training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%