Movies like TRON

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TRON (1982)
 6.8
 115K
TRON (1982)
Original name: Tron
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Kevin Flynn searches for proof that he invented a hit video game, he is "digitalized" by a laser and finds himself inside The Grid, where programs suffer under the tyrannical rule of the Master Control Program. With the help of TRON, a security program, Flynn seeks to free The Grid from the MCP.
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, psychotronic, futuristic, humorous, exciting, cerebral, allegory, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, alternate reality, fighting the system, cyberspace, programmer, heroes, corporate world, oppression, computer game, adventure, video game, alternate universe, distopia, hacker, computer animation, teleportation, fictional reality, rebellion, computer genius, imaginary, man versus machine, super computer, computer, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, pentagon

Most similar movies to TRON

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, danger, chase, technology, catastrophe, dialogue and destiny mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like TRON: TRON: Legacy (2010), Ready Player One (2018), The Matrix (1999), The Last Starfighter (1984), The Matrix Revolutions (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 317K
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, suspenseful, serious, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, computer program, cyberpunk, computers and web, cyberspace, man versus machine, dystopic future, alternate reality, adventure, programmer, inventions and discoveries, fictional reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, cyberpunk, teenage boy, quest, teenage protagonist, friendship, adventure, teamwork, virtuality, love, teenage hero ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, 21st century, near future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.7
 1.7M
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, philosophical, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, future dystopia, cyberpunk, distopia, hacker, chosen one, philosophy, alternate reality, man versus machine, save the world, virtual reality, existentialism ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Last Starfighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, space wars, alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, battles, fighter pilot, human in outer space, space war, alien contact ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ 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, bleak, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, alternate reality, freedom, chosen one, warrior, precognition, virtual reality, save the world, post apocalypse, resistance ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century, distant future
⇓ 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: philosophical, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, artificial intelligence, post apocalypse, man versus machine, alternate reality, virtual reality, chosen one, save the world, mind control, precognition, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, distant future, year 2003 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 52K
Logan's Run (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: cult film, futuristic, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: totalitarianism, utopia, apocalypse, chase, post apocalypse, robot, runaway, murder, laser, fighting the system, on the run, killer robot ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 92K
WarGames (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hacker, nuclear threat, computer cracker, cold war, computer genius, chess, nuclear, computer, faked death, network, danger, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Masters of the Universe (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, battles, danger, superhero, time travel, heroic mission, adventure, space and aliens, save the day, supernatural, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and use. But what Walker doesn't realize is a group of ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, psychopath, computer, world domination, cyberpunk, scientist, cyberspace, supernatural power, sword fight, surveillance, prodigy, computer animation ...
Time: 2040s, future, 80s
Place: los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 492K
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: visually appealing, futuristic, mind bending, twists and turns, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, dystopic future, space and aliens, disorder, resistance, catastrophe, space travel, mysterious character, survival, danger ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, new york, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 581K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, space opera, space and aliens, adventure, teleportation, teamwork, heroic mission, time paradox, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, save the world, space wars, adventure, space and aliens, society, good versus evil, heroes, danger, supernatural, ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, hacker, computers and web, computer cracker, danger, heroic mission, race against time, cyberspace, virtual reality, technophobia, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, near future, 2020s
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space opera, save the world, adventure, heroes, space and aliens, imaginary, master villain, danger, master warrior, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.2
 155K
Fantastic Four (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, psychotronic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero team, superhero, adventure, transformation, teleportation, telekinesis, imaginary, portal, strong female character, superheroine, save the world, alternate dimension ...
Time: year 2015, year 2014, 2010s, 2000s, year 2007
Place: usa, new york, panama, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, post apocalypse, evil alien, survival, danger, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, mining, heroes, rivalry, society ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women makes an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, space opera, future dystopia, danger, bounty hunter, survival, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.0
 65K
Superman III (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, surprise ending, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, megalomaniac, bowling alley, bowling, super computer, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, master villain, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: arizona, kansas, italy, new york, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.8
 2.1M
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, cerebral, twist ending ...
Plot: parallel world, mind control, alternate reality, virtual reality, subconscious, teamwork, life philosophy, manipulations, haunted by the past, existentialism, perfect crime, fictional reality ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: japan, paris france, los angeles, new york, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, time travel, androids and robots, man versus machine, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, chase, killer robot, heroes, danger, time paradox, human android relationship ...
Time: future, year 2017, year 1984, year 1997, 21st century ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, space and aliens, androids and robots, apocalypse, survival, adventure, save the world, space travel, military, man versus machine, danger, against the odds ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Matrix 4 (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: The fourth installment in The Matrix franchise. Plot unknown.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, intellectual ...
Plot: heroes, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, distopia, dream world, fight, computer, philosophy, messiah, kung fu, cyberpunk, characters in danger ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 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, psychotronic, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, battles, chaos, androids and robots, evil alien, military, fictional war, extraterrestrial, man versus machine, good versus evil, cyborgs, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, washington d.c., virginia, shanghai, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: transformation, scientist, superhuman powers, superhero, mutant, giant, on the run, chase, experiment gone awry, chaos, super soldier, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, rio de janeiro, usa, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, distopia, rebellion, future dystopia, survival, society, against the odds, youth, fighting the system, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space wars, outer space, apocalypse, save the world, state affairs, political unrest, alien encounter, heroic mission, head of state, benign alien, chaos ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 184K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, adventure, ocean, future dystopia, dystopic future, post apocalyptic, rescue, sailing, water, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, exciting ...
Plot: steampunk, danger, robot, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, heroes, kidnapping, mad scientist, adventure, killer robot, transformation ...
Time: future, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: himalaya, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, nepal, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%