Movies like No Blade of Grass

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No Blade of Grass (1970)
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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 farm in northern England where there will hopefully be food and safety for all of them. Adaptation of John Christopher's novel The Death of Grass (1956)
Style: tense, bleak, serious, captivating, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: apocalypse, survival, family relations, family in danger, chaos, contamination, distopia, virus, farm, plague, life is a bitch, deadly virus, danger, family problems, human nature, chaos and mayhem, vestiges of humanity, escapades, future dystopia, deadly, race against time, forced into action, graphic violence, exploitation, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england, london

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Most similar movies to No Blade of Grass

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out bleak, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about danger, chaos, survival, apocalypse, life is a bitch, post apocalypse and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like No Blade of Grass: Children of Men (2006), Ever Since the World Ended (2001), Deadland (2009), 28 Days Later... (2002), 20 Years After (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Children of Men (2006)
Genre: 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, futuristic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: future dystopia, chaos, apocalypse, heroic mission, pandemic, survival, redemption, birth, mission, protest, dying, faith ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, seattle, poland ...
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95%
Ever Since the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Twelve years ago, a plague swept through, wiping out most of the population; in San Francisco, only 186 people remain. Two of them use jury-rigged batteries to power a camera and make a documentary. We see a variety of approaches to survival, from ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: survival, life is a bitch, future dystopia, chaos, apocalypse, danger, society, introspection, wilderness, escapades, survivor, commune ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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, tense, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, survival, apocalypse, chaos, danger, society, life is a bitch, escapades, plague, journey, murder, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
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, rough, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, plague, survival, post apocalypse, quarantine, rage, fear, infected, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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20 Years After (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, 20 years after an apocalyptic terrorist event that obliterated the face of the world!
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: post apocalypse, life is a bitch, survival, future dystopia, escapades, society, chaos, danger, pregnancy, babies and infants, apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
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The Happening (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, bleak, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, survival, plague, family in danger, danger, suicide, hysteria, paranoia, forces of nature, catastrophe, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, france, manhattan new york city ...
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67%
 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, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: ice age, danger, rivalry, isolation, future dystopia, life is a bitch, survival, apocalypse, obsession, society, chaos, climate change ...
Time: future
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65%
 7.2
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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 apocalyptic, apocalypse, post apocalypse, father son relationship, starvation, cannibalism, dying, selflessness, journey, loss of family member, worldwide chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.5
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Waterborne (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Heera Bhatti, an American-Sikh, runs a corner store in Los Angeles with the help of her son, Vikram, and Gulu. She does not approve of Vikram's Caucasian girlfriend, Lillian, and would prefer that Vikram marry a Punjabi girl, but Vikram has ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: survival, terrorism, contamination, bio weapon, plague, danger, deadly, racism, violence, husband wife relationship, thirst, urban ...
Time: future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, plague, survival, deadly virus, danger, group of strangers, ex convict, scientist, doctor, politician, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 64K
1984 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: futuristic, disturbing, psychological, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: future dystopia, totalitarianism, distopia, brainwashing, politics, fascism, against humanity, society, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.6
 344
Ravagers (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, society, escapades, heroes, future dystopia, murder, ship ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Where Have All the People Gone (1974)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to white powder, leaving behind only empty clothing. A handful ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, catastrophe, danger, distopia, demolished city, supernatural, chaos, family life, nuclear holocaust, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 69K
Blindness (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Canada, Japan, UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a sudden plague of blindness devastates a city, a small group of the afflicted band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions of their imposed quarantine.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, intense, philosophical ...
Plot: plague, blind character, society, distopia, post apocalypse, chaos, fight, doctor, social decay, human spirit, disability, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
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I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, plague, loneliness, future dystopia, experiment, quarantine, danger, isolation, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.0
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Contagion (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. Not only have they created a deadly Level Four Ebola virus, their first victim is the President of the United States. The virus is particularly contagious and is spreading. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, terrorism, survival, plague, danger, chaos, undercover, bio weapon, deadly, state affairs, race against time, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 14K
The Day After (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: cold war, radiation, apocalypse, catastrophe, survival, nuclear war, nuclear holocaust, small town, war, anti war, starvation, atrocity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, soviet union, missouri, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, post apocalypse, survival, infected, on the road, society, hunt down, danger, nun, religious fanaticism, violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Coming Days (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Welcome to 2020: The European Union has collapsed following the fourth Gulf War and massive barricades keep illegal immigrants out of cities that are barely functioning. In the middle of this highly volatile environment is the family of Walter ...
Style: serious, bleak, captivating, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: terrorism, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, dysfunctional family, danger, political unrest, social decay, society, human nature, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 28K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, isolation, danger, heroic mission, genetically altered, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation ...
Time: future, 70s, near future, year 1977, year 1975
Place: los angeles, usa, soviet union, california, china ...
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50%
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Flu (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Infected through the respiratory system, there is a new kind of disease that kills in 36 hours once infected. The people of the city struggle to survive this. The worst epidemic ever seen is sweeping through Bundang, the suburb of Seoul. After ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, plague, survival, deadly virus, deadly, infected, chaos, quarantine, virus, life is a bitch, race against time, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, south korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Collapsed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, on the run, life is a bitch, in the woods, gory, chaos, virus, end of the world, countryside, distopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: atmospheric, bleak, scary, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, apocalypse, zombie, vampire, survival, end of the world, blood, plague, blood transfusion, dead man, blindness, survivor ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, forest, colony, power struggle, fate of humanity, experiment, revolution, scientist, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, future, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
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The Last Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The world at an end, a dying mother sends her young son on a quest to find the place that grants wishes.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: family relations, rivalry, friendship, danger, society, murder, hopes, parents and children, redemption, dishonesty, life is a bitch, death ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last Seven (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seven strangers wake up on the deserted streets of London with no knowledge of how they got there. Before long someone -or something - is picking them off, one by one....
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, apocalypse, survival, danger, chaos, life is a bitch, future dystopia, escapades, uncover truth, chases and races, urban, global warming ...
Time: future
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 67K
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, serious, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, vestiges of humanity, dystopic future, drifter, postman, post apocalypse, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, post war ...
Time: future, 2040s, 2010s, 21st century, year 2013
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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: exciting, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, chaos, plague, partners, prophecy, future dystopia, life is a bitch, deadly, deadly virus, human nature, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Parts Per Billion (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the ...
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: survival, chaos, virus, couple relations, apocalypse, deadly, couples, danger, love and romance, war, fiance fiancee relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, near future
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Z for Zachariah (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the wake of a nuclear war, a young woman survives on her own, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth, until she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being. A distraught scientist, he’s nearly ...
Style: tense, bleak, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: radiation, nuclear war, love triangle, apocalypse, farm, survivor, survival, post apocalypse, human nature, chaos, jealousy, religion ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%