Movies like Waterworld

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Waterworld (1995)
 6.2
 196K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 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. But the trio soon becomes the target of a menacing pirate who covets the map to 'Dryland' – which is tattooed on Enola's back.
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, entertaining, apocalyptic, stylized, ridiculous, atmospheric, unusual plot structure, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, ocean, adventure, sailing, sea, dystopic future, distopia, rescue, water, future dystopia, boat, fight scenes, escapades, vestiges of humanity, sailboat, pirate, global warming, steampunk, disaster, lone hero, diving, mutant, chaos ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Waterworld

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, futuristic and stylized films with plots about post apocalypse, apocalypse, danger, escapades, distopia, adventure and survival mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Waterworld: The Postman (1997), The Book of Eli (2010), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985), Doomsday (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 74K
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, motivational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, dystopic future, postman, justice, vestiges of humanity, future dystopia, adventure, drifter, post war, leadership, brutality ...
Time: future, year 2013, 21st century, 2010s, 2040s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.8
 316K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, heroic, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, lone hero, dystopic future, future dystopia, chaos, religion, protector, warrior, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, road movie, suspense, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, desert, distopia, chase, future dystopia, car chase, car, dark hero, on the run, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.
Style: futuristic, apocalyptic, entertaining, road movie, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, desert, apocalypse, distopia, survival, oil, car, lone hero, disaster, cyberpunk, pig, fight ...
Time: future
Place: australia, south australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 5.9
 77K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, plague, cannibalism, quarantine, future dystopia, society, infected, rescue, chaos, chase ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2030s, 80s ...
Place: england, scotland, britain, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 5K
Steel Dawn (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.
Style: futuristic, unusual plot structure, reflective, humorous, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, desert, survival, martial arts, heroes, vengeance, adventure, gang, fight, sword fight, violence, chase ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which is controlled by the Euraks, to rescue the only fertile ...
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, cyborgs, survival, murder, adventure, chaos, nuclear holocaust, rivalry, race against time, life is a bitch, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019
Place: new york, colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre ...
Style: road movie, apocalyptic, exciting, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, car chase, desert, dystopic future, truck, loner, distopia, car, oil, survival, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: australia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, alien, heroic mission, survival, stupidity, save the world, future dystopia, planet, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 520K
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, visually appealing, cerebral, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, future dystopia, alien invasion, survival, dystopic future, disorder, space travel, outer space, resistance, adventure, mysterious character ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, post apocalypse, dystopic future, steampunk, obsessive quest, changing the past or future, utopia, apocalypse, adventure, loss of loved one, scientist ...
Time: future, distant future, near future, 2030s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, egypt, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, apocalypse, post apocalypse, catastrophe, end of the world, climate change, global warming, scientist, environmental, stranded, tsunami ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, washington d.c., antarctica, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 83K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, fate of humanity, worldwide chaos, chaos, society, escapades, parents and children, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, america, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 136K
Reign of Fire (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
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, dark fantasy, entertaining, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, apocalypse, post apocalypse, deadly creature, heroic mission, fantasy world, survival, monster, vestiges of humanity, destruction, chaos, heroes ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: england, london, ireland, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 456K
Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, survival, rebellion, chosen one, heroine, society, youth, choice, teenage life, training, heroes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 201K
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, jungle, post apocalypse, adventure, apocalypse, heroic mission, real life father and son playing father and son, spacecraft, alien, parents and children, vestiges of humanity, young heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.3
 1K
Neon City (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: "Mad Max" clone set in the not-too-distant future about a group of people trying to escape to a safe haven called Neon City after a solar disaster that has decimated the Earth.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious, weird
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, society, adventure, apocalypse, chaos, scientist, bounty hunter, mutant, radioactivity, road trip, violence ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 460K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: survival, memory loss, maze, teenager, adventure, apocalypse, distopia, trapped, post apocalypse, youth, fantasy world, young heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK
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, breathtaking, exciting, cerebral, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, good versus evil, space and aliens, space travel, cyberpunk, love, end of the world, save the world, heroic mission, adventure, future dystopia, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 1910s, 23rd century, 90s
Place: egypt, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 66K
City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, adventure, steampunk, survival, dystopic future, save the day, uncover truth, ancient mystery, puzzle, cave, utopia, underground ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 56K
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: cerebral, psychotronic, futuristic, apocalyptic, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, distopia, utopia, totalitarianism, cat, robot, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, biosphere, runaway, chase ...
Time: future, 70s, 23rd century
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Blood of Heroes (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where the only sport that has survived in a wasted society is the brutal game known as jugging. Sallow, the leader of a rag-tag team, has played in the main Leagues before, but was cast out because of indiscretions with a ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, intense, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, martial arts, distopia, violence, revenge, sport, contests and competitions, escapades, future dystopia, life is a bitch, athlete's life ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 128K
Aeon Flux (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strong female character, female protagonist, future dystopia, strong female lead, secret movement, cyberpunk, rebellion, female killer, utopia, rebelliousness, martial arts, distopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: futuristic, exciting, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, space and aliens, outer space, one man army, tough guy, bounty hunter, alien, distant planet, distopia, one against many, future dystopia, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 80K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: harsh, touching, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, boat, isolation, storm, sea, forces of nature, adventure, loneliness, human spirit, survivor, ocean, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, end of the world, alien, space and aliens, survival, evil alien, invasion, disaster, first contact, destruction, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, south america, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 10K
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: sexy, futuristic, exciting, satirical, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, female robot, distopia, cyborgs, robot, androids, cyberpunk, adventure, apocalypse, sexy woman, wilderness, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 80s, year 2017 ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lost Future (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of post-apocalyptic survivors, struggle to survive in a world where jungles and forests and primeval wetlands and deserts have obliterated civilization. They staunchly face genetically mutating beasts and mysterious diseases in an attempt to ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, exciting, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, jungle, virus, apocalypse, deadly virus, plague, survival, isolation, beast, wilderness, future dystopia, adventure ...
Time: distant future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, mutant, rescue, future dystopia, chaos, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, survival, female nudity, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 109K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, apocalypse, alien, end of the world, survival, adventure, post apocalypse, obsessive quest, invasion, space and aliens, escapades, virus ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa, tower bridge london, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%