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Source Code (2011)
 7.5
 457K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: surprise ending, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, twists and turns, mind bending, cerebral, clever, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, suspicion, save the day, terrorism, nuclear threat, train, imaginary, danger, death, precognition, hopes, parallel universe, experiment, courage, race against time, mission, mystery, alternate reality, investigation, sent to the past, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois

Most similar movies to Source Code

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense and clever films with plots about storytelling, twists & turns, mentor, technology, catastrophe, destiny and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Source Code: Edge of Tomorrow (2014), The Butterfly Effect (2004), Deja Vu (2006), Inception (2010), Looper (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time loop, evil alien, warrior, alien, space and aliens, soldier, alien invasion, military, army, battles ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, germany, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, life philosophy, psychology, twists & turns, child abuse, diary, altering history, hypnosis, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.0
 279K
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, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, investigation, terrorism, changing the past or future, police investigation, foreknowledge, danger, deja vu, special agents, time loop, shooting, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 1.9M
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, mind bending, clever, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Plot: parallel world, haunted by the past, philosophy, manipulations, teamwork, redemption, perfect crime, mind control, imagination, virtual reality, hi-tech, one last job ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, paris france, sydney australia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 506K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 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: tense, thought provoking, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, hitman, destiny, on the run, organized crime, sent to the past, mafia, violence, self sacrifice, death ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 141K
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, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: foreknowledge, psychic, changing the past or future, destiny, chase, danger, save the day, supernatural ability, car chase, terrorism, time travel, couple relations ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 104K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, mental institution, supernatural, haunted by the past, time loop, memory loss, psychology, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, murder, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, futuristic, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: parallel world, virtual reality, cyberspace, technology gone awry, imaginary, uncover truth, time travel, computer system, crimes, investigation, protagonist as suspect, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, future, 1930s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 229K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, 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: mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, clever, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, time paradox, sent to the past, destiny, time loop, bar, mysterious character, mission, terrorism, gender bending ...
Time: 20th century, year 1963, year 1970, year 1975, year 1945 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 38K
Time Lapse (2014)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, tricky, enigmatic ...
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time machine, parallel universe, plot twist, camera, gambling, paranoia, twists & turns, death threat, greed, stupidity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, psychological, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, changing the past or future, forbidden love, true love, manipulations, foreknowledge, power of love, politician, fictional reality, mind control, senator ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 705K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, 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, atmospheric, mind bending, captivating, surreal ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, hallucinations, teenage life, supernatural, time loop, imaginary, society, morality, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.3
 99K
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, frame up, on the run, chase, danger, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, technology, betrayal, laser ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: campus, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 11K
Extraction (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, suspenseful, mind bending, clever, melancholic ...
Plot: time loop, memory, murder, experiment gone awry, disorder, danger, inventions and discoveries, supernatural, alternate reality, repeated event, scientist, mind control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
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Timecop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, martial arts, time machine, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, heroic mission, danger, politics, imaginary, violence ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1860s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 5K
Retroactive (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time machine, time travel, crimes, serial killer, witnessing a crime, race against time, chases and races, nothing goes right, deadly, murder, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 237K
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: exciting, tense, rough, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, air disaster, danger, save the day, pilot, hostages, false accusation, deadly, conspiracy, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 62K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, surveillance, kennedy assassination, murder, escapades, time, conspiracy, historical event, period piece, time traveler ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 50s, year 1963, future
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his girlfriend, Julie and two best friends are killed in a tragic auto accident, Nick struggles to cope with his loss and grief. Suffering from migraine-like seizures, Nick soon discovers that he has the power to change the past via his ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, awful, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, destiny, changing the past or future, suicide, sent to the past, supernatural ability, imaginary, hopes, supernatural, couples, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 91K
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: talky, surreal, clever, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, inventions and discoveries, time machine, parallel universe, party, guilt, paradox, identity crisis, garage, time loop, mathematics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 498K
Limitless (2011)
Genre: Mystery, 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: clever, intellectual, captivating, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Plot: intelligence, superhuman powers, success, prodigy, life turned upside down, rise to the top, drug abuse, rags to riches, greed, ambition, overnight success, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mutant, good versus evil, superhero, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, storm, heroes, psychic, danger, sent to the past ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 70s, near future ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., china, moscow russia, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, teenage life, time, high school, friendship, teenager, youth, life turned upside down, top secret, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 544K
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, atmospheric, surreal, bleak, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, plague, time loop, social misfits, post apocalyptic, changing the past or future, paranoia, save the world, apocalypse, insanity, future dystopia, psychology ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1917 ...
Place: philadelphia, usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 70K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time travel, time loop, psychic, dealing with death, starting over, foreknowledge, loss of spouse, couples, housewife, memory loss, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 175K
Unstoppable (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, runaway train, race against time, save the day, danger, determination, partners, chases and races, unstoppable, characters in danger, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 210K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, scary, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, changing the past or future, prediction, prophecy, professor, scientist, air disaster, foreknowledge, code, destiny, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a man trying to uncover the mysterious death of his girlfriend and save an innocent man from the death chamber in the process, by using his unique power to time travel. However in attempting to do this, he also frees a ...
Style: serious, mind bending, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, murder, serial killer, investigation, diary, bear trap, fire, recession, bathtub, gory, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 95K
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, sentimental, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, radio, investigation, rescue, sent to the past, murder, hopes, haunted by the past, serial killer, firefighter, baseball ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 1960s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 92K
Coherence (2013)
Genre: Horror, 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, tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: parallel world, disorder, power outage, alternate reality, imaginary, dinner party, mystery, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, asteroids and comets, confinement indoors, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%