Movies like Terminator Salvation

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Terminator Salvation (2009)
 6.6
 318K
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, suspenseful, stylized, intense, exciting, rough, surprise ending, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, apocalypse, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, army, cyberpunk, save the world, resistance, fate of humanity, vestiges of humanity, destiny, wartime, technology gone awry, leader, chaos, dystopic future, rescue, prophecy, gas station, firearm, androids, androids and robots, fight scenes, plot twist, heroes ...
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 stylized films with plots about chase, fight scenes, dialogue, technology, danger, apocalypse and chaos mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Terminator Salvation: Terminator Genisys (2015), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), I, Robot (2004), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), The Matrix Reloaded (2003). 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, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, man versus machine, androids and robots, chase, artificial intelligence, killer robot, human android relationship, future dystopia, human versus computer, cyborgs, mission, invulnerability ...
Time: future, year 1973, 21st century, year 1984
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, killer robot, time travel, lone hero, save the world, manhunt, terminator, chase, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, fictional war ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, year 1991 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, killer robot, chase, man versus machine, manhunt, artificial intelligence, terminator, technology gone awry, future dystopia, time travel, nuclear holocaust, assassin ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 458K
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, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, technology gone awry, a.i., future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, danger, robot, murder, artificial intelligence, police investigation, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, futuristic, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, chosen one, warrior, man versus machine, freedom, martial arts, self sacrifice, mission, vestiges of humanity, oracle ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, chosen one, rebel, martial arts, oracle, prophecy, paranoia ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 23rd century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 227K
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, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, double agent, world domination, memory loss, betrayal, suspicion, false memory, spy, resistance, resistance fighter, on the run, uncover truth ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, ridiculous, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, robot, killer robot, military, good versus evil, sun, artifact, symbol, androids and robots, tank, benign alien, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, stone age, 2000s, prehistoric times
Place: egypt, battleship, paris france, jordan, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 163K
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, cyberpunk, investigation, utopia, murder, androids and robots, robot, human existence, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, special agents, life risking ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 448K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, mysterious character, evil alien, vestiges of humanity, disorder, danger, space and aliens, resistance, post apocalypse, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Last Sentinel (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No emotion. No fear. No pain. They were the perfect soldiers to protect civilization until the drone police became the perfect enemy. With little hope left for mankind, Tallis, an electronically enhanced soldier, rescues a survivor from a failed ...
Style: serious, bleak, stylized, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, save the world, rivalry, man versus machine, heroes, heroic mission, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, androids and robots, technology gone awry, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 719K
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, androids and robots, man versus machine, manhunt, artificial intelligence, mission, danger, protector, cyberpunk, sent to the past, future dystopia, time travel ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 21st century, 2020s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 439K
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: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, danger, evil alien, heroic mission, destruction, heroes, giant monster, monster, giant, androids and robots, survival, battles ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, asia, sydney australia, manila philippines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.7
 1.5M
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: mind bending, thought provoking, exciting, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, future dystopia, save the world, cyberpunk, hacker, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, cyberspace, chosen one, imaginary, technology gone awry, a.i. ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 565K
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, intense, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: good versus evil, androids and robots, transformation, man versus machine, alien invasion, danger, robot, alien, artifact, killer robot, save the world, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1890s, 2000s, 19th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 165K
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, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, rescue, post apocalyptic, adventure, future dystopia, ocean or sea, water, ocean, danger, chaos, global warming ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, apocalypse, adventure, a.i., escapades, androids and robots, heroic mission, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, imaginary, chases and races ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, heroes, adventure, destiny, chaos, space and aliens, danger, space wars, hopes, save the lady, chosen one, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 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, warrior, alien, scientist, fantasy world, mysterious planet, alien encounter, adventure, space and aliens, virtual reality, benign alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.2
 1K
Retrograde (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, adventure, rescue, one against many, dark future ...
Time: future, 2000s, 23rd century, year 2004
Place: antarctica, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 119K
Reign of Fire (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, deadly creature, survival, heroic mission, danger, heroes, deadly, fire breathing dragon, demolished city, castle, apocalypse, chaos ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, europe, london, edinburgh scotland
⇓ 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, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, save the world, good versus evil, superhero team, supernatural ability, androids and robots, master villain, imaginary, heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: astronaut, apocalypse, rescue, nuclear holocaust, science, ape, survivor, worship, mutant, space travel, battles, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspense, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, transforming robot, killer robot, good versus evil, chaos, man versus machine, alien, giant robot, androids and robots, evil alien, benign alien, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, usa, hong kong, texas, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mutant Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's the year 2707. Earth's natural resources have all but been exhausted by mankind. Battles rage for the remainder between the competing Corporations. During one such battle the seal is broken and awakens an ancient and deadly machine ...
Style: stylized, bleak, serious, gloomy, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, soldier, steampunk, faith, zombie, life is a bitch, heroic mission, future dystopia, imaginary, military, heroes, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, androids and robots, space wars, space battle, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, cons and scams, heroic mission, man versus machine, heroes, leadership ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, futuristic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, bounty hunter, on the run, survival, outer space, adventure, danger, heroic mission, distant planet, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 639K
Man of Steel (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, secret identity, double life, family relations, master villain, alien invasion, flying man, destruction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: killer robot, androids and robots, evil alien, betrayal, good versus evil, russian, deception, chaos, astronaut, destruction, nasa, mexican standoff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1969, 2010s, 1960s ...
Place: middle east, chicago illinois, pentagon, new mexico, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 76K
Ultraviolet (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As they are set apart from "normal" and ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, tough heroes, infected, heroic mission, rescue, vampire, bio weapon, antidote, biological warfare, cure, doctor, one woman army ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%