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Young Ones (2014)
 5.9
 9K
Young Ones (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: South Africa, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a future where water is scarce, a farmer defends his land and hopes to rejuvenate his parched soil. However, his daughter's boyfriend schemes to steal the land for himself.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, futuristic, clever, rough, serious, ambiguous ending, gloomy, twists and turns ...
Plot: survival, water, water shortage, violence, land, drought, farm, murder, life is a bitch, human nature, love, teenager, bandit, teenage life, distopia, vestiges of humanity, betrayal, father daughter relationship, alcoholic, rain, post apocalypse, youth, graphic violence, intrigue, danger ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, bleak and futuristic films with plots about survival, danger, future dystopia, post apocalypse, life is a bitch, distopia and society mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Young Ones: Snowpiercer (2013), The Hunger Games (2012), Deadland (2009), Slow West (2015), The Postman (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 308K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, suspenseful, allegory, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, post apocalypse, social differences, survival, train, chaos, snow, resistance, society, winter ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, year 2014, 2010s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, survival, young heroes, contests and competitions, against the odds, rivalry, youth, heroes, society, killings, death, trap ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 587
Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, missing person, chaos, danger, apocalypse, society, life is a bitch, escapades, plague, journey, murder, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 42K
Slow West (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, road movie ...
Plot: gunfight, search, pursuit, death of father, horse, bounty hunter, outlaw, criminal, old west, rescue, danger, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, colorado, ireland, scotland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.1
 68K
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, dystopic future, adventure, vestiges of humanity, drifter, postman, post apocalypse, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, post war ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, year 2013, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 110K
The Giver (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Africa, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: society, future dystopia, distopia, utopia, youth, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, teaching the ways of the world, destiny, danger, chases and races, humanity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, South Africa
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, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, future dystopia, chase, survival, dark hero, distopia, apocalypse, danger, desert, dark future, brutality ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 44K
The Rover (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, theft, desert, car chase, crime, dog, on the road, car accident, small town, vengeance, future dystopia, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.4
 308K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, fighting the system, society, lone hero, totalitarianism, resistance, utopia, gunfight, dictatorship, struggle ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 4K
Solarbabies (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a future in which most water has disappeared from the Earth, we find a group of children, mostly teenagers, who are living at an orphanage, run by the despotic rulers of the new Earth. The group in question plays a hockey based game on roller ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, captivating, tense
Plot: future dystopia, drought, orphan, teenager, survival, save the world, adventure, apocalypse, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 575
Stryker (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The world's water supply has dried up due to some sort of apocalypse. A beautiful woman holds the secret to where one of the last springs being guarded by a group of Amazons. A "Road Warrior" like crew captures her and tries to make ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, battles, water, post apocalypse, violence, future dystopia, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, strong sexual content, strong violent content, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 27K
Equals (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Indonesia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated.
Style: artsy, futuristic, intense, intellectual, twist ending ...
Plot: utopia, dystopic future, love, society, loneliness, medication, lie, friendship, trust, flash forward, relationships, illustrator ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, martial arts, blood, revenge, survival, anti heroes, anti hero, future dystopia, escapades, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, athlete's life ...
Time: future
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 288K
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, tense, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, dystopic future, chaos, warrior, lone wolves, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, lone hero ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
No Blade of Grass (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A strange new virus has appeared, which only attacks strains of grasses such as wheat and rice, and the world is descending into famine and chaos. Architect John, along with his family and friends, is making his way from London to his brother's ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, contamination, family relations, chaos, distopia, farm, virus, plague, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 3K
Quintet (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.
Style: futuristic, psychological, stylized, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: ice age, isolation, future dystopia, rivalry, danger, life is a bitch, society, chaos, survival, apocalypse, obsession, glacier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 414K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, space station, cyborgs, distopia, class conflict, outer space, politics, race against time, radiation, society, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 220K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, father son relationship, starvation, cannibalism, on the road, dying, chaos, selflessness, protective parent ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 6K
Sleep Dealer (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a near-future, militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and experiences, three strangers risk their lives to connect with each other and break the barriers of technology.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corporate crimes, future dystopia, virtual reality, water shortage, survival, life is a bitch, danger, dishonesty, destruction, worker, dam, remote control ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 40K
Stake Land (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death ...
Style: bleak, scary, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, post apocalypse, vampire hunter, survival, infected, society, on the road, hunt down, danger, nun, religious fanaticism, violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 110K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: evil alien, teenage love, power of love, romance, love and romance, youth, true love, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, invasion, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 1K
Daybreak (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a substantial portion of the nation's populace falls victim to a deadly plague, the tyrannical government quarantines them in camps, offering no alternative except death in this cautionary tale from director Stephen Tolkin. But a gutsy ...
Style: rough, psychological, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, quarantine, plague, fighting the system, hopes, fugitives, society, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, on the run ...
Time: future
Place: new york, middle east, usa, lebanon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Man on Planet Earth (1999)
Genre: Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During a war with Afghanistan, a weapon called the "Y-bomb" was used, which resulted in the deaths of 97% of the world's men. Feeling that they were better off without males, the women of Earth decided to outlaw men because they were ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: cloning, survival, heroes, escapades, future dystopia, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, society, discrimination, post apocalypse, amazon tribe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 54K
Automata (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, post apocalypse, androids and robots, robot, danger, investigation, rain, profanity, distopia, desert, ecology, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, pregnancy, gang, gangsters, apocalypse, post apocalypse, distopia, good versus evil, society, crimes, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Style: tense, exciting, thought provoking, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: leader, monkey, plague, survival, colony, post apocalypse, forest, power struggle, fate of humanity, revolution, experiment, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, future, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Survival Code (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in 2045, Vic, an ex-ultimate fighter, is the owner of the only airstrip, hotel and bar in the high Arctic frontier town of Borealis. He does his best to keep the peace amongst a vast array of clashing characters in this lawless international ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, future dystopia, life is a bitch, murder, society, danger, escapades, deadly, small town life, environmentalism, small town, master warrior ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Patrol (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a massive earthquake destroys Los Angeles, a new order is formed. But disagreement among the ranks leads to more war and disruption, and The Last Patrol must bring order if there's to be any hope for the future.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, rescue, desert, survival, chaos and mayhem, rivalry, danger, life is a bitch, apocalypse, adventure, battle, battles ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 18K
No Escape (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, prison, jungle, prison guard, escape, survival, chase, prisoner, adventure, confined, uninhibited rivalry, prison life ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 12K
The Day (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.
Style: serious, futuristic, scary, suspenseful, depressing
Plot: survival, survival horror, apocalypse, countryside, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, sole survivor, post apocalypse, strong violent content, profanity, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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