Movies like Z.P.G.

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Z.P.G. (1972)
 5.7
 1K
Z.P.G. (1972)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, a very smoggy and overpopulated Earth government makes it illegal to have children for a generation. One couple, unsatisfied with their substitute robot baby, breaks the rules and gets in a lot of trouble. (Z.P.G. stands for Zero Population Growth.)
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, futuristic, controversial, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: pregnancy, robot, distopia, birth control, contamination, overpopulation, apocalypse, androids and robots, politics, family relations, missing child, fighting the system, legal action, life is a bitch, utopia, family life, adoption, against the odds, rebellion, babies and infants, danger, family problems, society, chaos, custody ...
Time: future, 21st century

Most similar movies to Z.P.G.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, futuristic and bleak films with plots about life is a bitch, future dystopia, society, chaos, danger, post apocalypse and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Z.P.G.: 2047: Sights of Death (2014), 20 Years After (2008), Android Apocalypse (2006), Megaville (1990), THX 1138 (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
2047: Sights of Death (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The year is 2047. Our planet is ruled by the repressive Confederate Central Government (CCG). Ryan is a Green War rebel agent sent on a mission by Sponge to collect evidence against the CCG for its heinous crimes. Ryan soon faces the sinister ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rebellion, heroes, social decay, heroic mission, rivalry, rebelliousness, chaos, danger, save the world, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, chaos, future dystopia, pregnancy, escapades, danger, society, babies and infants, apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, man versus machine, a.i., escapades, save the world, race against time, androids and robots, chaos, future dystopia, survival, technology gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.9
 214
Megaville (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, national boundaries have been broken down and two giant super-states remain—the bleak, oppressive, and totalitarian "Hemisphere," and the sprawling and futuristic "Megaville." Megaville has an elected president, ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, society, future dystopia, police officer, smuggler, working undercover, profanity, soldier, danger, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 47K
THX 1138 (1971)
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, thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, prison, utopia, future dystopia, totalitarianism, fighting the system, hologram, chaos, technology gone awry, separated, surveillance, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.6
 102
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: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: survival, against the odds, chaos, social decay, escapades, fighting the system, rebellion, danger, life is a bitch, future dystopia, on the road, wilderness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Robot Holocaust (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Neo, a drifter from the atomic-blasted wastelands, arrives with his klutzy robot sidekick at a factory where slaves labor to fuel the sinister Dark One's Power Station. There, he meets a comely woman who convinces him to help rescue her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Plot: robot, mutant, revolution, man versus machine, rescue, rebellion, heroes, rivalry, society, power relations, danger, master and servant ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.3
 703
Automatic (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robgen industries newest security system is "The J Series Automatic", an android model designed and programmed to protect humans from violent attacks. But one night, an Automatic named J269 discovers a Robgen executive trying to rape a ...
Style: rough, futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, skyscraper, on the run, danger, crimes, chaos, murder, cons and scams, frame up, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.1
 56K
Soylent Green (1973)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.
Style: cult film, futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, murder, starvation, police detective, cannibalism, overpopulation, apocalypse, investigation, ecological disaster, fighting the system, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, 70s, near future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
 25K
Screamers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: (SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078) On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only -- to hunt down and ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, androids and robots, future dystopia, genetically altered, nuclear, alien planet, soldier, struggle for survival, chaos, danger, heroic mission, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.2
 3K
Omega Doom (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored human resurgence, and in search of a hidden cache of ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, disembodied head, severed head, androids, post apocalypse, a.i., man versus machine, danger, life is a bitch, technology gone awry, apocalypse, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 4K
Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, computers and web, androids and robots, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, society, rivalry, danger, save the world, a.i., man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.9
 123
2084 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Not much left since the world died. That's what they called it the day the virus took over and people went inside, never to leave their homes again. Soon after that, the last of the food was gone, the last drop of gas was used up, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, isolation, survival, chaos, danger, plague, confined, deadly, food shortage, mosquito, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 167K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, technology gone awry, utopia, androids and robots, future dystopia, robot, clones, murder, investigation, human existence, society, special agents ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.2
 538
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: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 1K
White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, life is a bitch, society, danger, deadly, rivalry, future dystopia, escapades, heroes, bounty hunter, secret ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.6
 442
Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In an undefined future, the earth has been destroyed by man, and the air polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. Only a few children are immune to the disease and have adapted to these extreme conditions and survived. ...
Style: bleak, serious, scary, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, deadly, survival, future dystopia, destiny, bounty hunter, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 6K
Robot Jox (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 50 years after a nuclear war, the two superpowers handle territorial disputes in a different way. Each fields a giant robot to fight one-on-one battles in official matches, each piloted by a man inside, known as robot jockeys or jox. The contest for ...
Style: futuristic, mecha, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, giant robots, robot, post apocalypse, laser, man versus machine, giant robot, save the world, survival, heroic mission, future dystopia, destiny ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 1K
Gone (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the rapture, three lawyers struggle to survive.
Style: bleak, futuristic, thought provoking, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: legal, hopes, apocalypse, future dystopia, destiny, chaos, religions or cults, life is a bitch, escapades, danger, save the world, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manila philippines, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, special agents, superhuman powers, space and aliens, escapades, man versus machine, crimes, society, psychopath, chaos, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: political unrest, impregnation, distopia, rebellion, pregnancy, slavery, feminist, escape, rape, sexism, paranoia, surrogate mother ...
Time: future
Place: canada, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, pregnancy, gang, gangsters, apocalypse, post apocalypse, distopia, good versus evil, society, crimes, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, virus, survival, chaos, danger, investigation, life is a bitch, quarantine, race against time, catastrophe, plague, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 13K
Hardware (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a ...
Style: cult film, bleak, futuristic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, killer robot, desert, survival, man versus machine, violence, woman in danger, cyborgs, technophobia, technology gone awry, post apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Warrior of the Lost World (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A nomad mercenary on a high-tech motorcycle helps bring about the downfall of the evil Orwellian government, the Omega.
Style: serious, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, rivalry, against the odds, cons and scams, future dystopia, contamination, battles, chaos, life is a bitch, chase, imaginary, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 276K
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, intellectual, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, distopia, neo noir, future dystopia, discrimination, paraplegic, genetics, eugenics, society, philosophy, heart disease, space travel ...
Time: future, near future
Place: detroit, riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 84
Quarantine (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a futuristic society being decimated by plague, a fascist movement seizes power and quarantines not only the plague victims, but anyone related to them. Rebels trying to assassinate a particularly reactionary senator stumble onto a computer ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, plague, concentration camp, quarantine, infection, virus, cyberpunk, contamination, disease, society, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Shape of Things to Come (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Planet Earth is a devastated wasteland, and what's left of humanity has colonized the Moon in domed cities. Humanity's continued survival depends on an anti-radiation drug only available on planet Delta Three, which has been taken over by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, robot, spacecraft, life is a bitch, society, a.i., chases and races, androids and robots, survival, technology gone awry, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 2K
Mindwarp (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Revolting mutants hunt human outcasts and underground fighters (Bruce Campbell, Marta Alicia) in a future world of mind control.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, serious, awful ...
Plot: virtual reality, future dystopia, post nuclear, parasite, rebel, mutant, confined, rivalry, danger, slave, slavery, trap ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, psychological, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, missing person, chaos, danger, apocalypse, society, life is a bitch, escapades, plague, journey, murder, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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