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The Lottery (2014)
 6.0
 2K
The Lottery (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian future when women have stopped having children, "The Lottery" reveals a world staring down the barrel of impending extinction. Remarkably, 100 embryos are successfully fertilized and a national lottery is held to decide the surrogates. As conflict, control and mystery over this global crisis unfolds, the government’s interests and power begin to dominate, igniting a highly controversial debate over our fundamental and personal freedom to raise a family.
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, thought provoking, bleak, serious, mind bending
Plot: pandemic, lottery, infertility, conspiracy, scientist, society, chaos, future dystopia, government agency, human nature, extinction, children, embryo, life is a bitch, urban, chaos and mayhem, post apocalypse, distopia
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, serious, suspenseful and stylized films and TV series with plots about society, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, distopia and post apocalypse mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Lottery: Brave New World (2020), Children of Men (2006), H+ (2011), Brave New World (1998), Jeremiah (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Brave New World (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 415 min.
TV show
Story: In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.
Style: surprise ending, futuristic, thought provoking, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, life is a bitch, distopia, utopia, dystopic future, genetic engineering, society, politics, satire, social differences, technology, totalitarianism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 477K
Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, neo noir, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, heroic mission, pandemic, distopia, survival, redemption, childlessness, birth, mission, protest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, seattle washington, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 707
H+ (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: H+: The Digital Series is a web series produced by Bryan Singer and created by John Cabrera and Cosimo De Tommaso. The series, which touches on the subject of transhumanism, premiered on August 8, 2012 on YouTube with two episodes. Two new episodes ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Plot: future dystopia, nanotechnology, apocalypse, survival, technophobia, chaos, danger, computers and web, deadly virus, human existence, chaos and mayhem, society ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Brave New World (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a futuristic totalitarian society, people have no control of their lives or their destiny.
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: genetic engineering, distopia, helicopter, danger, life is a bitch, society, love and romance, social differences, human nature, utopia, government agency, state affairs ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, survival, post apocalypse, chaos, chaos and mayhem, vestiges of humanity, worldwide chaos, survivor, prophecy, future dystopia, refugee ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 107
Index Zero (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2035, United States of Europe. Some humans are not sustainable anymore.
Style: suspenseful, tense, futuristic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: survival, against the odds, escapades, fighting the system, rebellion, life is a bitch, chaos, future dystopia, social decay, danger, wilderness, on the road ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 5K
Advantageous (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a near-future city where soaring opulence overshadows economic hardship, Gwen and her daughter, Jules, do all they can to hold on to their joy, despite the instability surfacing in their world.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, futuristic, captivating ...
Plot: unemployment, corporation, life is a bitch, family relations, society, single parent, mother daughter relationship, technology, distopia, hologram, parenthood, imagination ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.
Style: futuristic, anthology, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, supernatural, alternate reality, alien, computer, multiple storylines, surrealism, twists & turns, fantasy world, life philosophy, family relations, danger ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.6
 792
Puzzlehead (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post apocalyptic world where technology is outlawed, Walter, a reclusive scientist, secretly creates a self-aware android, "Puzzlehead". Jealously erupts when Puzzlehead wins the affection of Julia, the beautiful shopgirl that Walter ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: a.i., man versus machine, obsession, future dystopia, chaos, androids and robots, society, love triangle, technology gone awry, betrayal, self discovery, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, teaching the ways of the world, rebelliousness, destiny, danger, human nature, fighting the system ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 59
Swerve (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: In a future post-apocalyptic California, the new frontier is a vast nano-contaminated Zone cut off from the all-connected Grid and the ceaseless flows of bodies and information outside its borders. Only the insane or criminal would venture into this ...
Style: serious, surreal, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: life is a bitch, mad scientist, contamination, chaos, future dystopia, apocalypse, kidnapping, society, crimes, technophobia, disorder, philosophy ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Gene Generation (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Singapore, South Korea, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people's bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, trying to keep her younger brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved ...
Style: rough, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, chaos, hitman, future dystopia, danger, society, life is a bitch, femme fatale, apocalypse, technology gone awry, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 2K
Logan's Run (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.
Style: futuristic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: future dystopia, chase, track down, adventure, danger, escapades, on the run, chases and races, androids and robots, secret place, chaos, survivor ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 881
The Last Train (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Train is a British six-part post-apocalyptic television drama serial first broadcast on the ITV network in 1999. It has since been repeated on ITV2 in 1999/2001 and on numerous occasions on the UK Sci-Fi Channel. The serial was written by ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, top secret, tribe, survivor, vestiges of humanity, survival, isolation, future dystopia, chaos, passenger, group of strangers, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gemini Division (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Gemini Division is an American science fiction series of five-to-seven minute long episodes created by Electric Farm Entertainment which went into production in March 2008. Based on an original story by Brent Friedman the online series was developed ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, uncover truth, investigation, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, a.i., corporate crimes, working undercover, undercover, life is a bitch, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 715
TekWar (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After four years, Jake Cardigan is prematurely awoken from his fifteen year cryogenic punishment to a world very different than the one he knew. Much more than before 'Tek', the highly-addictive electronic designer narcotic of the 21st ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: cyberpunk, drug dealing, life is a bitch, danger, imaginary, law enforcement, righting the wronged, police detective, injustice, chases and races, society, deadly ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 887
Idaho Transfer (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, save the world, mentally unstable, danger, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens, heroes, escapades, chaos, time machine, teleportation ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 909
Genesis II (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, serious, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: rebellion, nasa, cave, suspended animation, race against time, heroes, escapades, society, imaginary, space and aliens, save the world, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 70s, 22nd century
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 4.2
 555
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.7
 235
Replikator (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rival corporations are developing replication technology which would enable the cloning of human tissue. The technology falls into a criminal group. Ludo Ludovic and Kathy Moskow with the help of a cop try to stop the criminals.
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: cloning, industrial espionage, distopia, technology gone awry, computers and web, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, life is a bitch, time travel, inventions and discoveries, chaos, injustice ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 1K
Zenith (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a hellish future where human beings have become stupefied by the state of permanent happiness they have been genetically altered to experience, Jack offers relief via drugs that cause his customers the welcome phenomenon of pain. But when Jack ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious, experimental ...
Plot: mind game, conspiracy, uncover truth, track down, obsession, investigation, dishonesty, fall in love, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, survival, superhuman powers, fighting crime, escapades, life is a bitch, master villain, imaginary, society, chaos, psychopath ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Red Cockroaches (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Cuba
Duration: 82 min.
Story: First of a Trilogy: In a New York ravaged with acid rains, a man in his twenties meets a mysterious, yet familiar young woman who disrupts the banality of his day-to-day existence. Together, they will embark on a surreal journey with a devastating ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, surreal, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: sex with brother, brother sister sex, genetic engineering, cockroach, mysterious character, self discovery, incest, danger, mutant, future dystopia, haunted by the past, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.3
 321
Johnny 2.0 (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Dr. Johnny Dalton awakens, after being beaten by a group of eco-terrorists who were vandalizing his lab at biotech firm Azina, his business partner Frank Donahue tells him him that 15 years have passed and Johnny is merely a clone of himself. ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, coma, cyberpunk, clones, chases and races, rivalry, save the world, imaginary, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
World on a Wire (1973)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: West Germany
Duration: 212 min.
TV show
Story: Cybernetics engineer Fred Stiller uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy involving a virtual reality computer project.
Style: clever, atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: cyberpunk, fictional reality, conspiracy, future dystopia, computers and web, cyberspace, life is a bitch, crime, society, imaginary, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last Battle (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot explores the devastation of civilization and issues of brutality, hostility and isolation. Pierre Jolivet stars as the main character (identified only as "The Man" in the end credits) who is menaced by "The Brute" ...
Style: bleak, stylized, atmospheric, serious, experimental ...
Plot: survival, battles, isolation, distopia, graphic violence, society, life is a bitch, confined, danger, future dystopia, chaos, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 583
Golem (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film is set in a terrorizing world of the future, where technology commands the movements of individuals, supervised by the doctors, carrying out a program to improve the human race. Thus, instead of doctors creating a monster, the monsters are ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: disorder, inventions and discoveries, computer system, future dystopia, society, androids and robots, chases and races, imaginary, chase, life is a bitch, rivalry, mad scientist ...
Time: future
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 6K
Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: space colony, mysterious planet, survival, distant planet, society, expedition, human nature, danger, chaos, hopes, isolation, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, time travel, astronaut, ape, survival, danger, escapades, on the run, chases and races, adventure, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Lathe of Heaven (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs. Dr. Haber, an assigned psychiatrist, discovers the gift to be real and hypnotically induces Mr. Orr to change reality for the benefit of ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial relations, alternate reality, telekinesis, life is a bitch, society, utopia, hypnosis, future dystopia, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%