Movies like Ex Machina

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Ex Machina (2014)
 7.7
 498K
Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.
Style: mind bending, philosophical, twist ending, tense, psychological, futuristic, thought provoking, cerebral, serious, captivating ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, isolation, technology, robot, existentialism, cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids, human android relationship, manipulation, a.i., man versus machine, inventor, androids and robots, confined, experiment gone awry, psychology, psychological manipulation, deception, female robot, humanoid robot, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, cybernetics, philosophy ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england

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Most similar movies to Ex Machina

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out thought provoking, futuristic, suspense and visually appealing films with plots about technology, storytelling, clones, existentialism, dialogue, philosophy and mentor mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ex Machina: The Machine (2013), I Am Mother (2019), Westworld (2016), Arrival (2016), Moon (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 31K
The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., robot, man versus machine, laboratory, fear, technology gone awry, distopia, inventions and discoveries, military, technology ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.7
 81K
I Am Mother (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, end of the world, technology, mission, apocalypse, post apocalypse, man versus machine, extinction, human versus robot, bunker, daughter ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 447K
Westworld (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
TV show
Story: A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, a.i., theme park, androids, amusement park, escapades, androids and robots, moral dilemma, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 628K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, twist ending, cerebral, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: first contact, alien, spacecraft, alien contact, ufo, scientist, alien race, female protagonist, alien creature, loss, time, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: russia, pakistan, china, montana, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 344K
Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: psychological, bleak, futuristic, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: outer space, isolation, loneliness, cloning, dystopic future, spacecraft, astronaut, moon, space and aliens, clones, space travel, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Hungary, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: neo noir, futuristic, tech noir, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, bounty hunter, genetics, dark future, ex soldier, investigation, mission, chase, death of protagonist, inventor, violence ...
Time: future, 2040s, near future, year 1966, 21st century
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 237K
Chappie (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and ...
Style: philosophical, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, cyborgs, technology gone awry, technology, cyberpunk, a.i., parents and children, man versus machine, androids, distopia, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: johannesburg south africa, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.0
 564K
Her (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. ...
Style: melancholic, futuristic, philosophical, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, artificial intelligence, existentialism, philosophy, unlikely relationship, a.i., cyberspace, love, human nature, impossible love, unlikely couple, computers and web ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 717K
Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Style: futuristic, neo noir, atmospheric, thought provoking, tech noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, existentialism, distopia, a.i., androids, artificial intelligence, killer robot, fugitives, androids and robots, cyborgs, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, captivating, tech noir, emotional ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, a.i., future dystopia, adoption, distopia, androids, cyberpunk, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.0
 37K
Humans (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.
Style: thought provoking, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: a.i., technology, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, human nature, inventions and discoveries, society, parallel world, robot, friendship, robot human relationship, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 221K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: technology, artificial intelligence, computers and web, nanotechnology, resurrection, scientist, technology gone awry, chaos, hi-tech, inventions and discoveries, consciousness, utopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 56K
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, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, post apocalypse, distopia, robot, ecology, danger, investigation, rain, profanity, cyberpunk, desert ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.5
 35K
Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, exciting, futuristic, clever, philosophical ...
Plot: science, scientist, resurrection, cloning, family in danger, family, laboratory, genetics, scientific experiment, consciousness, biologist, car accident ...
Time: near future
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 289K
Gattaca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, neo noir, intellectual, twists and turns ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, paraplegic, genetics, philosophy, eugenics, society, heart disease, space travel, destiny ...
Time: future, near future
Place: detroit, riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 469K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, twists and turns, philosophical, serious, stylized ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, technology, human nature, dark humor, satire, media satire, gadget, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.3
 88K
The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, intense, tense, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, privacy, media manipulation, surveillance, social media, internet, moral dilemma, company, distopia, female protagonist, camera, peer pressure ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 512K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, cyborgs, technology gone awry, a.i., man versus machine, hi-tech, danger, androids, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 295K
Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Style: suspense, disturbing, ambiguous ending, intellectual, gothic ...
Plot: female protagonist, expedition, mutation, lovecraftian, dna, scientist, transformation, research, missing person, psychologist, genetics, quarantine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, pakistan, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 31K
Devs (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 409 min.
TV show
Story: Young computer engineer Lily Chan investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.
Style: complex, intellectual, exciting, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder investigation, virtual reality, hacker, cold blooded murder, conspiracy, seeing the future, murder mystery, investigation, end of the world, puzzle, creator, mystery ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 96K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, surreal, psychological, tense ...
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, escape from reality, video game, distopia, cyberspace, technology gone awry, computers and web, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, danger, alternate reality ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 6K
Real Humans (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a parallel universe, Real Humans imagines a world where robots have become so human that they're barely distinguishable from real humans and follows the resulting emotional effects on two families as well as the trials of a group of ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, family relations, freedom, human nature, reluctant, civil rights, conflict, society, power relations, lawyer, black market ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 10K
Eva (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 2041, humans of planet Earth now live side-by-side with androids. A well-known cybernetic engineer, Alex Garel, is tasked with an assignment to create a robot in the form of a human child. He returns home to begin his work and finds that his ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, clever, captivating, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, a.i., robot, homecoming, creator, imaginary, youth, brother brother relationship, androids, androids and robots, inventions and discoveries, family relations ...
Time: future
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 1.2M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, plot twist, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, deception, magic, secret, magical, teleportation, magic trick, diary ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s ...
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 265K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, mind bending, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time loop, time machine, plot twist, changing the past or future, sent to the past, mysterious character, transsexual, destiny, mission, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1963, year 1964, year 1945, year 1975 ...
Place: usa, new york, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 102K
Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: complex, confusing, surreal, intellectual, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, inventor, time machine, parallel universe, time loop, experiment gone awry, time traveler, identity crisis, paradox, mistrust, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 170K
Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, surprise ending, experimental, tech noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, super soldier, nanotechnology, cyborgs, microchip, distopia, murder, implant, robotics, super computer, experimental technology ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Style: futuristic, philosophical, suspense, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, female protagonist, cyborgs, strong female lead, one woman army, technology, distopia, female spy, hacker, female agent, philosophy, androids ...
Time: future, near future
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 41K
Morgan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
Style: suspense, twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, moral dilemma, experiment, secret laboratory, danger, violence, escape, genetics, surveillance, cloning, fight, isolation ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 116K
Coherence (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: parallel world, alternate reality, disorder, dinner party, friends, time loop, power outage, quantum physics, asteroids and comets, comet, imaginary, confinement indoors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%