Movies like Source Code

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Source Code (2011)
 7.5
 522K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables him to experience the final 8 minutes of another person's life. Colter re-lives the train incident over and over again, gathering more clues each time. But can he discover who is responsible for the attack before the next one happens?
Style: suspense, surprise ending, mind bending, clever, captivating, suspenseful, thought provoking, tricky, confusing, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, train, destiny, bomb, save the day, alternate reality, memory, twists and turns, changing the past or future, parallel universe, death, experiment, courage, race against time, investigation, mystery, mission, science, terrorism, sent to the past, threat, repeated event, suspicion, precognition ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, illinois

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Most similar movies to Source Code

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, clever, thought provoking and complex films with plots about twists and turns, time, time travel, technology, parallel universe, mentor and storytelling mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Source Code: Deja Vu (2006), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Inception (2010), The Butterfly Effect (2004), Predestination (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 313K
Deja Vu (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tricky, suspense, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, twists and turns, investigation, deja vu, terrorism, police investigation, changing the past or future, crimes, special agents, alternate timeline, parallel universe ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, suspenseful, exciting, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien invasion, alien, soldier, invasion, repeated event, changing the past or future, military, evil alien, time paradox, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, united kingdom, europe, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
 8.8
 2.3M
Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory, alternate reality, subconscious, virtual reality, dream, fictional reality, teamwork, mind control, architecture, existentialism, imagination, lucid dream ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, japan, los angeles, new york, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspense, philosophical, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: time travel, time loop, butterfly effect, memory loss, alternate reality, memory, changing the past or future, mind control, twists and turns, life philosophy, child abuse, alternate universe ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 284K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has ...
Style: surprise ending, confusing, twist ending, mind bending, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, twists and turns, plot twist, time paradox, time machine, parallel universe, mysterious character, changing the past or future, mission, special agents, terrorism ...
Time: year 1975, future, 1940s, 20th century, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.1
 114K
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, enigmatic, mind bending, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: time travel, psychology, time loop, memory loss, mental institution, supernatural, murder, hallucination, supernatural ability, amnesia, disorder, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, future, 90s, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel ...
Style: mind bending, intellectual, twist ending, atmospheric, confusing ...
Plot: virtual reality, alternate reality, cyberpunk, twists and turns, cyberspace, time travel, computer system, parallel universe, parallel world, distopia, dystopic future, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 90s, 1930s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.2
 160K
Next (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, foreknowledge, destiny, changing the past or future, psychic, twists and turns, save the day, supernatural ability, terrorism, a vision, precognition, chase ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 577K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
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, thought provoking, mind bending, confusing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, hitman, cyberpunk, time paradox, organized crime, distopia, escape, self sacrifice, changing the past or future, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: shanghai, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.5
 46K
Time Lapse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.
Style: psychological, tense, intellectual, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time paradox, parallel universe, time machine, plot twist, blackmail, paranoia, time warp, twists and turns, destiny, survival, murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 108K
Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: confusing, philosophical, surreal, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, time loop, time machine, parallel universe, changing the past or future, changing the future, inventor, twists and turns, mathematics, time, science, paradox ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.3
 117K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, train, deception, fight, police, train station, attempted murder, train crash, destruction, witness, money, race against time ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.2
 129K
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: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, tense, confusing ...
Plot: twists and turns, parallel world, alternate reality, parallel universe, time loop, disorder, comet, friends, paranoia, dinner party, confinement indoors, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman ...
Style: mind bending, suspense, romantic, thought provoking, philosophical ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: destiny, alternate reality, love story, power of love, fall in love, fictional reality, changing the past or future, forbidden love, mind control, true love, creator, teleportation ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.1
 65K
Timecrimes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tricky, enigmatic, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, time loop, plot twist, time machine, mysterious character, twists and turns, threat, time, surrealism, disorder, insanity, problem solving ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 266K
Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, air disaster, twists and turns, special agents, save the day, hostage, terrorist, hijacking, mind game, investigation, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: london, usa, new york, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.3
 40K
ARQ (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two old friends living in a dystopic future become trapped in a mysterious time loop — one that may have something to do with an ongoing battle between an omnipotent corporation and a ragtag band of rebels.
Style: tense, enigmatic, twist ending, psychological, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time loop, time travel, memory, post apocalypse, twists and turns, time, distopia, parallel universe, survival, creativity, life & death, catastrophe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.5
 1.3M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, intellectual, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twists and turns, obsession, magic, rivalry, plot twist, illusion, uninhibited rivalry, magic trick, secrets, illusionist, secret, deception ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, edwardian era, 20th century ...
Place: london, colorado, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 800K
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: psychological, surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: time travel, mental illness, parallel universe, insanity, psychology, imaginary friend, time loop, hallucination, schizophrenia, surrealism, social misfits, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, year 1988
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: suspense, exciting, unusual plot structure, futuristic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time loop, teenager, time machine, time, time paradox, changing the past or future, teleportation, alternate timeline, teenage life, butterfly effect, high school ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, year 2004, 2010s ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 618K
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: psychological, surreal, non-linear, twist ending, confusing ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, apocalypse, insanity, time loop, paranoia, virus, psychology, alternate reality, social misfits, save the world, distopia ...
Time: future, 90s, 2030s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: philadelphia, maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 37K
Time Trap (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, philosophical, mind bending ...
Plot: time travel, cave, twists and turns, time loop, time portal, climbing, missing person, time dilation, adventure, friendship, college professor, time traveler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 693K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: psychological, intellectual, philosophical, enigmatic, twist ending ...
Plot: alien, first contact, linguist, time, extraterrestrial, science, alien race, alien contact, scientist, female protagonist, alien creature, ufo ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: montana, china, massachusetts, venezuela, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, intense, entertaining, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: superhero, time travel, mutant, good versus evil, transformation, heroes, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, changing the past or future, time loop, superhuman, adventure ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1973, contemporary ...
Place: usa, paris france, china, new york, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 501K
Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, mind bending, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time, time loop, save the world, alternate timeline, quantum physics, espionage, terrorism, cia agent, time traveler, secret agents ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s
Place: mumbai india, india, london, vietnam, kiev ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.3
 109K
Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, entertaining, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, cyberpunk, memory loss, amnesia, frame up, twists and turns, chase, time, distopia, betrayal, alternate reality, prophecy ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 109K
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, suspense, serious, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, radio, investigation, father son relationship, altering history, murder, police detective, changing the past or future, butterfly effect, serial killer, parallel universe, rescue ...
Time: future, year 1969, year 1999, 21st century, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 68K
Boss Level (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A retired special forces officer is trapped in a never-ending time loop on the day of his death.
Style: ambiguous ending, intense, funny, futuristic, humorous ...
Plot: time loop, repeated event, tough guy, time travel, one against many, trapped, time traveler, martial arts, dying repeatedly, hitman, brutality, death ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 60K
Timecop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.
Style: exciting, suspense, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, martial arts, time machine, changing the past or future, heroic mission, violence, murder, adventure, time, dystopic future, transformation, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 575K
Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: philosophical, clever, intellectual, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: intelligence, success, ambition, creativity, rise to the top, rags to riches, life turned upside down, prodigy, experimental drug, superhuman powers, resourceful, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%