Movies like Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
 6.3
 235K
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD’s vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all.
Style: futuristic, exciting, tense, serious, twists and turns, suspense, psychotronic, absurd, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, maze, adventure, survival, young heroes, immunity, confined, danger, imaginary, escape, on the run, tough guy, resistance, zombie, desert, virus, infection, disease, society, chases and races, future dystopia, child in peril, dystopic future, apocalypse ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, suspenseful and visually appealing films with plots about danger, chase, death, survival, murder, gun and distopia mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials: The Maze Runner (2014), Divergent (2014), The 5th Wave (2016), The Hunger Games (2012), The Darkest Minds (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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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: twists and turns, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, maze, trapped, apocalypse, imaginary, distopia, youth, memory loss, young heroes, society, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tragic ending, exciting, tense ...
Plot: maze, desert, cure, pandemic, teenage hero, vaccine, battles, distopia, murder, laboratory, combat, imprisonment ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 441K
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, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fighting the system, distopia, chosen one, heroes, youth, training, heroine, rebelliousness, society, survival, future dystopia, rebellion ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.2
 105K
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, serious, twists and turns, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, danger, tsunami, space and aliens, alien, post apocalypse, escapades ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, london, ohio, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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, thought provoking, disturbing, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, survival, contests and competitions, young heroes, death, heroes, rivalry, youth, society, against the odds, heroine, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Darkest Minds (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, romantic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, telekinesis, super powers, runaway teen, mind control, love and romance, good versus evil, teenager, superhuman powers, danger, friendship, teenage love ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, future dystopia, survival, young heroes, distopia, competition, rebellion, post apocalypse, mentor, warrior, resistance, society ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 118K
Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, dark fantasy, psychotronic ...
Plot: steampunk, post apocalypse, female warrior, resistance, post apocalyptic, survival, power, chase, female fighter, tough girl, danger, female assassin ...
Time: future
Place: london, europe, big ben london, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, distopia, future dystopia, survival, rebellion, society, against the odds, youth, fighting the system, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 227K
Insurgent (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.
Style: exciting, intense, romantic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: future dystopia, teenage love, tough girl, fighting the system, distopia, post apocalypse, female fighter, good versus evil, strong female lead, heroes, rebellion, love ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
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Allegiant (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, utopia, survival, good versus evil, genetics, female protagonist, surveillance, technology, manipulation, danger, politics, strong female character ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 113K
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: teenage love, evil alien, romance, interspecies romance, true love, youth, love and romance, invasion, apocalypse, survival, power of love, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, romantic, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, young heroes, teenage love, supernatural romance, supernatural, youth, heroes, friendship, super strength, teenage hero, teenage boy, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, florida, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: distopia, strong female lead, tough girl, chosen one, chase, resistance, good versus evil, fight, survival, danger, rebellion, revolution ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
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In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, time, dystopic future, class differences, race against time, love, distopia, fighting the system, on the run, love and romance, society ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 16K
Vice (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., artificial intelligence, humanoid robot, profanity, resort, virtual reality, imaginary, danger, adventure, escapades, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chase, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, apocalypse, distopia, survival, dark hero, car, brutality, danger, anti hero ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Darkest Hour (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, post apocalypse, end of the world, survival, demolished city, invisibility, american abroad, electricity, creature, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.5
 115K
The Giver (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Canada
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, philosophical, futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, future dystopia, society, utopia, youth, life is a bitch, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, rebelliousness, destiny, danger, fighting the system ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Planet of the Apes (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: slavery, wormhole, future dystopia, astronaut, time travel, space travel, adventure, survival, space station, alternate reality, parallel world, danger ...
Time: future, distant future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 862
Earthtastrophe (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a white hot flash of light, and with no warning, one minute our moon is there, the next it's gone. Then, a second flash. And that's the last thing anyone on Earth can remember. 11 months later, it's not post- apocalyptic; it's ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, bleak, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, wormhole, catastrophe, danger, future dystopia, life is a bitch, on the run, deadly, adventure, society ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Robot Overlords (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, save the world, good versus evil, robot, save the day, adventure, danger, society, future dystopia, chaos, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, exciting, scary, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, plague, female assassin, female fighter, zombie apocalypse, future dystopia, heroic mission, hand to hand combat, pandemic, chase, survival ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, washington d.c., moscow russia, new york, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 296K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, chase, young heroes, adventure, youth, presumed dead, good versus evil, supernatural, first love, double life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, empire state building manhattan new york city, egypt, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, intense, compassionate, exciting ...
Plot: post apocalypse, gorilla, future war, monkey, militant, animal attack, survival, vengeance, virus, tragedy, anthropomorphism, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 45K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, starvation, survival, ice age, post apocalypse, epidemic, quarantine, vestiges of humanity, danger, distopia, dehumanization, cannibalism ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 56K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, escapades, survival, heroic mission, secret laboratory, military, science, battles, space and aliens, save the world, heroes ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 290K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space opera, future dystopia, outer space, adventure, escapades, space wars, good versus evil, mechanic, space and aliens, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, space and aliens, adventure, space wars, save the lady, imaginary, destiny, heroes, chaos, danger, space travel, creature ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 305K
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, biblical, serious, rough, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, lone hero, warrior, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, dystopic future, chaos, danger, protector, lone wolves ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%