Movies like Terminator Salvation

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Terminator Salvation (2009)
 6.6
 312K
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether Wright has come from the future or the past -- and whether he's friend or foe.
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, stylized, suspenseful, intense, exciting, rough, sequel to cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, apocalypse, killer robot, artificial intelligence, save the world, vestiges of humanity, army, technology gone awry, wartime, cyberpunk, resistance, fate of humanity, dystopic future, rescue, androids, fight scenes, androids and robots, firearm, prophecy, gas station, destiny, plot twist, chaos, leader, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, san francisco

Most similar movies to Terminator Salvation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about dialogue, fight scenes, technology, chase, danger, mentor and chaos mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Terminator Salvation: Terminator Genisys (2015), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), I, Robot (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, time travel, chase, killer robot, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, future dystopia, human android relationship, cyborgs, human versus computer, dark future, mission ...
Time: future, year 1984, year 1973, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 ...
Style: exciting, serious, surprise ending, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, killer robot, manhunt, chase, artificial intelligence, technology gone awry, terminator, chaos, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, assassin ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, near future ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, killer robot, manhunt, chase, save the world, terminator, future dystopia, lone hero, violence, time travel, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2020s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, technology gone awry, chosen one, man versus machine, warrior, rescue, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, martial arts, kung fu, vestiges of humanity, rebel ...
Time: future, 21st century, 23rd century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, man versus machine, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, chosen one, rebel, virtual reality, kung fu, martial arts, artificial intelligence, vestiges of humanity, computer virus ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 23rd century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 446K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, androids and robots, a.i., future dystopia, robot, artificial intelligence, murder, imaginary, inventions and discoveries, danger, police investigation, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 161K
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: technology gone awry, investigation, utopia, androids and robots, murder, robot, cyberpunk, human existence, future dystopia, special agents, life is a bitch, physical appearance ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 223K
Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, 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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world domination, double agent, memory loss, future dystopia, suspicion, false memory, cyberpunk, mars, betrayal, resistance fighter, secret agent, gatling gun ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 698K
The Terminator (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, manhunt, man versus machine, androids and robots, danger, protector, artificial intelligence, sent to the past, mission, vestiges of humanity, future dystopia, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, twentieth century, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 201K
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, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, superhuman powers, cyberpunk, violence, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, robot, drugs/alcohol, urban, one man army, crime fighter, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: detroit, usa, pentagon, tehran iran, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 438K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, epic, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, evil alien, mysterious character, soldier, escapades, vestiges of humanity, space travel, disorder, society, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 432K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, androids and robots, save the world, monster, danger, deadly creature, battles, heroes, space and aliens, giant, heroic mission, anti heroes ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, asia, pacific ocean, australia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.7
 1.4M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: thought provoking, exciting, serious, mind bending, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, future dystopia, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, a.i., imaginary, technology gone awry, cyberpunk, chosen one, virtual reality, philosophy, hacker ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 161K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, epic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, chaos, rescue, ocean or sea, survival, heroes, future dystopia, nuclear holocaust, post apocalyptic, tattoo, mutant ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 556K
Transformers (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, alien invasion, robot, transformation, artifact, good versus evil, alien, danger, save the world, military, killer robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1890s, 2000s, 19th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 5K
Robot Jox (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 50 years after a nuclear war, the two superpowers handle territorial disputes in a different way. Each fields a giant robot to fight one-on-one battles in official matches, each piloted by a man inside, known as robot jockeys or jox. The contest for ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, satirical
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, robot, save the world, survival, future dystopia, heroic mission, giant robots, giant robot, mecha, laser, a.i. ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 62K
The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, drifter, future dystopia, post war, postman, leadership, adventure, rescue, army, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.8
 1.0M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, space travel, adventure, benign alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, interracial relations, soldier, mysterious planet, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, warrior ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 177K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, survival, spacecraft, danger, apocalypse, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, isolation, coming of age, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, androids and robots, rescue, adventure, space battle, save the world, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission, good versus evil, against the odds ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 171K
Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Style: serious, offbeat, exciting, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, car chase, violence spree, apocalypse, chase, chases and races, danger, chaos, crimes, deadly, heroes, society ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Astronaut Brent is sent to rescue Taylor but crash lands on the Planet of the Apes, just like Taylor did in the original film. Taylor has disappeared into the Forbidden Zone so Brent and Nova try to follow and find him. He discovers a cult of humans ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: apocalypse, astronaut, science, ape, survivor, mutant, worship, rescue, nuclear holocaust, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 8K
Cherry 2000 (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the ...
Style: futuristic, serious, witty, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, adventure, wilderness, a.i., apocalypse, androids and robots, future dystopia, heroic mission, technology gone awry, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 533K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, save the world, deadly virus, infected, chaos, un, survival, scientist, race against time, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: south korea, jerusalem, new jersey, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 735
Gunhed (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High-concept Sci-Fi adventure about an island that actually is a computer called Kyron 5, itself created to design and manufacture super-advanced robots to be used as slaves for the rest of the world. One day Kyron decides that human beings are ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, nuclear explosion, timebomb, deathtrap, man versus machine, a.i., island, androids and robots, killer robot, adventure, save the world, survival ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, save the world, good versus evil, future dystopia, alien, heroic mission, end of the world, supernatural ability, spacecraft, adventure, danger ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, life turned upside down, destiny, heroes, chaos, save the lady, space and aliens, space wars, danger, imaginary, future dystopia, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 288K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: stylized, exciting, surreal, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, man versus machine, technology gone awry, motorcycle, chase, programmer, destruction, computer program, computer, a.i. ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 45K
Logan's Run (1976)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: All citizens get a chance of being 'renewed' in a Civic Ceremony at their 30th birthday, unless they run and escape before their time comes.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: totalitarianism, utopia, robot, chase, plastic surgery, killer robot, teleportation, escape, apocalypse, adventure, on the run, murder ...
Time: future
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, save the world, imaginary, supernatural ability, superhero team, master villain, a.i., androids and robots, good versus evil, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, eastern europe, oslo norway, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%