Movies like Ex Machina

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Ex Machina (2014)
 7.7
 396K
Ex Machina
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: clever, tense, surreal, philosophical, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, isolation, existentialism, man versus machine, technology, manipulation, philosophy, surveillance, science, internet, a.i., nudity (full frontal - brief), androids, humanity, plot twist, cyberpunk, storytelling, twists & turns, human android relationship, psychology, dystopic future, dialogue, greed, surveillance camera ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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The Prestige
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, UK
130 min.
 8.5
Predestination
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Australia
97 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Ex Machina

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, cerebral, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, technology, existentialism, twists & turns, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Ex Machina: Moon (2009), The Machine (2013), Primer (2004), Sunshine (2007), Predestination (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.9
 301K
Moon
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
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: futuristic, atmospheric, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: isolation, moon, cloning, solitude, loneliness, artificial intelligence, memory, space travel, robot, outer space, clones, plot twist ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine, mexico, hawaii
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System:   95%
    User:   75%
 
 6.1
 28K
The Machine
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, suspense, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, military, cyberpunk, robot, technology, cold war, british, science, surveillance, death, androids, a.i. ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
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System:   78%
    User:   100%
 
 6.9
 86K
Primer
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: clever, surreal, talky, psychological, cerebral ...
Plot: time travel, mathematics, time loop, science, greed, paranoia, changing the past or future, time machine, dialogue driven, storytelling, dialogue, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
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 7.3
 213K
Sunshine
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: space travel, isolation, sacrifice, death, science, natural disaster, spacecraft, outer space, end of the world, bomb, earth, space opera ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
 7.5
 214K
Predestination
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
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: clever, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: time travel, destiny, time loop, plot twist, storytelling, existentialism, bar, mysterious character, twists & turns, time machine, time paradox, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, future, year 1975, near future, year 1970 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
Sound of My Voice
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A journalist and his girlfriend get pulled in while they investigate a cult whose leader claims to be from the future.
Style: tense, psychological, thought provoking, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: cult, manipulation, time travel, uncover truth, brainwashing, psychology, mystery, twists & turns, secrets, haunted by the past, investigation, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   58%
 
 6.5
 61K
Europa Report
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: space travel, moon, survival, alien, science, spacecraft, outer space, mars, nasa, death, aliens, first contact ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
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 6.8
 29K
Cypher
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale.
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, conspiracy, brainwashing, uncover truth, cyberpunk, spy, dishonesty, femme fatale, undercover, power relations, disorder, memory loss ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
 6.3
 198K
Transcendence
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, 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: serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Plot: technology, artificial intelligence, mad scientist, science, a.i., humanity, internet, chaos and mayhem, virus, utopia, end of the world, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
 7.2
 19K
Alphaville
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, clever, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, urban, a.i., neo noir, existentialism, investigation, technology, noir, human nature, art, fighting the system, distopia ...
Time: future, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
 6.5
 19K
Anna
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, memory, manipulation, manipulations, twists & turns, mystery, plot twist, murder mystery, sexual abuse, pornography, dishonesty, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
 6.2
 21K
Impostor
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, chase, alien invasion, paranoia, robot, androids and robots, mars, androids, aliens, space travel, first contact, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
 7.4
 228K
Contact
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: captivating, talky, twists and turns, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, radio, science, mathematics, first contact, religion, alien, philosophy, wormhole, scientist, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
Movie in collections
 7.0
 135K
Buried
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, race against time, isolation, captivity, hostage, greed, death, confined, danger, terrorism, chases and races, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
 6.1
 5K
One Point O
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Iceland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paranoid computer programmer Simon wakes up to find a package in his room one day. Despite attempts at securing his apartment, the packages keep arriving. While cameras watch Simon's every move, he struggles to find the answers to the ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: paranoia, cyberpunk, robot, elevator, surveillance, paranoid, mystery, crimes, existentialism, storytelling, dishonesty, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
 7.3
 303K
Unbreakable
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, psychological, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mystery, superhero, supernatural, plot twist, destiny, good versus evil, supernatural ability, storytelling, crumbling marriage, comics, twists & turns, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
 7.8
 58K
Open Your Eyes
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mystery, virtual reality, psychiatrist, memory loss, paranoia, dreams, surrealism, love triangle, cyberpunk, memory, neo noir, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
 8.5
 1.0M
The Prestige
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: psychological, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: obsession, magic, mystery, teleportation, cloning, rivalry, sacrifice, murder, revenge, betrayal, secret, diary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
Movie in collections
 7.1
 446K
I, Robot
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, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, murder, artificial intelligence, technology, chase, revolution, investigation, car chase, a.i., giant robots, androids and robots, cyberpunk ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
 7.9
 468K
Arrival
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, philosophical, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, first contact, alien invasion, spacecraft, time loop, flash forward, language barrier, destiny, loss, death of daughter, memory, existentialism ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: montana, china, venezuela, massachusetts, sudan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
The Manchurian Candidate
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, then-Captain Ben Marco, was knocked unconscious. Brokering the incident for political capital, Shaw eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gulf war, conspiracy, assassination, brainwashing, politics, assassin, corruption, paranoia, political corruption, murder, mentally unstable, senator ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   41%
 
Project Almanac
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, bad ending, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, high school, teenager, teleportation, changing the past or future, time loop, teenagers, bullying, revenge, teenage life, science, time machine ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 82K
Coherence
Genre: 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: clever, tense, talky, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: alternate reality, paranoia, mystery, parallel universe, parallel world, confined, twists & turns, science, danger, comet, psychology, paranoid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   50%
 
Movie in collections
 6.2
 29K
The Final Cut
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a world with memory implants, Robin Williams plays a cutter, someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories. His latest assignment is one that puts him in danger.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, cerebral ...
Plot: memory, technology, surveillance, neo noir, death, future dystopia, alternate reality, loneliness, voyeurism, haunted by the past, life & death, existentialism ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
28 Days Later...
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, virus, gory, violence, hospital, brutality, end of the world, death, apocalypse, male nudity, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
 6.8
 43K
THX 1138
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: utopia, chase, prison, surveillance, technology, robot, prison escape, cyberpunk, distopia, college, future dystopia, motorcycle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
 7.4
 157K
Pi
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The debut film from Darren Aronofsky in which a mathematical genius Maximilian Cohen discovers a link in the connection between numbers and reality and thus believes he can predict the future.
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, stylized, cerebral ...
Plot: mathematics, insanity, obsession, genius, paranoia, mentor, dreams, science, surrealism, religion, conspiracy, judaism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
 7.8
 302K
The Game
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: neo noir, game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, mystery, psychology, birthday present, existentialism, manipulation, mind game, rich snob, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 

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Colossus: The Forbin Project
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gloomy, futuristic, cerebral ...
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Time: 20th century, future, 70s
Place: canada, soviet union
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System:   31%
    User:   35%
 
The Conversation
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
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