Movies like Equals

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Equals (2015)
 6.1
 29K
Equals (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Indonesia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated.
Style: complex, futuristic, artsy, intense, intellectual, twist ending, harsh, touching, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: utopia, dystopic future, love, post apocalypse, infected, depression, society, relationships, apocalypse, outer space, loneliness, lie, medication, friendship, flash forward, trust, illustrator, brutality, character study, terminal illness, distopia, genetics, immortality, love story, life philosophy ...
Time: future, near future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out thought provoking, visually appealing, cerebral and futuristic films with plots about storytelling, destiny, catastrophe, life philosophy, life & death, first contact and technology mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Romance genres. Some movies like Equals: The Giver (2014), I Origins (2014), Passengers (2016), The Space Between Us (2017), Equilibrium (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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
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88%
 7.4
 121K
I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab ...
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, enigmatic, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, society, eye, inventions and discoveries, elevator, afterlife, track down, death, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, year 2005, year 2012 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 374K
Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, romantic, surprise ending, scenic, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: outer space, love story, space travel, isolation, spacecraft, space station, trapped in space, survival, loneliness, moral dilemma, love, dating ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Space Between Us (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young man raised by scientists on Mars returns to Earth to find his father.
Style: romantic, futuristic, light, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, mars, adventure, love story, space colony, travel, astronaut, outer space, destiny, scientist, nasa, road trip ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 7.4
 319K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, lone hero, dystopic future, fighting the system, resistance, society, utopia, totalitarianism, gunfight, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 570K
Her (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. ...
Style: melancholic, futuristic, philosophical, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, artificial intelligence, existentialism, philosophy, unlikely relationship, a.i., cyberspace, human nature, love, impossible love, unlikely couple, computers and web ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 291K
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, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, paraplegic, philosophy, society, eugenics, heart disease, space travel, destiny ...
Time: future, near future
Place: detroit, riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
 94K
Another Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
Style: weird, philosophical, psychological, touching, surreal ...
Plot: parallel world, mysterious planet, redemption, human existence, guilt, tragedy, earth, planet, cosmology, solar system, grief, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, mojave desert, boston, connecticut, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 14K
Frequencies (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of the forbidden relationship between a 'low born' boy and a 'high born' girl in an alternate reality where every person's relationships and life worth are determined by their innate 'frequencies'.
Style: humorous, semi serious, philosophical, mind bending, futuristic ...
Plot: destiny, romance, love story, fighting the system, culture clash, science, love, imagination, technology, manipulation, life philosophy, philosophy ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 58K
Perfect Sense (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Susan is a scientist searching for answers to important questions. So important that she has given up on other things, like love - until she meets Micheal. Susan and Michael find themselves embarking on a sensual adventure while the world around ...
Style: thought provoking, artsy, melancholic, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: chef, love affair, human existence, scientist, suffering, chaos, human nature, romance, couples, rage, epidemic, society ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 50K
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: thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: distopia, totalitarianism, prison, utopia, future dystopia, fighting the system, dystopic future, hologram, technology gone awry, chaos, surveillance, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
Style: touching, humorous, road movie, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: road trip, apocalypse, end of the world, bittersweet, loneliness, profanity, romance, friendship, dark humor, catastrophe, disorder, human existence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 20K
Code 46 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, clever, futuristic ...
Plot: cloning, investigation, forgery, fall in love, infidelity, future dystopia, love and romance, love affair, lovers on the run, romance, dishonesty, surveillance ...
Time: future
Place: asia, shanghai, china, middle east, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 71K
Upside Down (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure ...
Style: surreal, stylized, touching, futuristic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: parallel world, forbidden love, true love, gravity, alternate reality, fantasy world, romance, love and romance, lovers apart, corporate world, wanted, old love ...
Time: future
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 10K
Young Ones (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: South Africa, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a future where water is scarce, a farmer defends his land and hopes to rejuvenate his parched soil. However, his daughter's boyfriend schemes to steal the land for himself.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, futuristic, clever ...
Plot: survival, drought, farm, murder, water shortage, water, life is a bitch, human nature, vestiges of humanity, love, bandit, teenage life ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 225K
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: philosophical, mind bending, psychological, thought provoking, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, depression, surrealism, utopia, alternate reality, life changing experience, philosophy, parallel world, love and romance, teenage love, time, family relations ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 61K
Like Crazy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, affectionate, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: long distance relationship, forceful separation, couple relations, parents, customs, romance, bittersweet, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, lovers apart, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, england, london, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 234K
The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.
Style: surreal, artsy, melancholic, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Plot: metaphysics, immortality, queen, death, reincarnation, tragic love, terminal illness, loneliness, loss of loved one, afterlife, love of one's life, cancer ...
Time: future, 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, latin america, guatemala, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with ...
Style: emotional, bleak, touching, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, depression, interracial relations, dating, sadness, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, illness, abortion, terminal illness, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Brave New World (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 415 min.
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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, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: future dystopia, life is a bitch, distopia, utopia, dystopic future, genetic engineering, society, politics, satire, social differences, technology, totalitarianism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Marjorie Prime (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A service which creates holographic projections of late family members allows an elderly woman to spend time with a younger version of her deceased husband.
Style: psychological, sincere, suspense, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, old woman, marriage, doctor, flash forward, death, aging, friendship, dead husband, family relations, redemption, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, future, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 347K
Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
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: psychological, bleak, futuristic, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: outer space, isolation, loneliness, cloning, dystopic future, spacecraft, astronaut, moon, space and aliens, clones, space travel, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bicentennial Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to ...
Style: futuristic, philosophical, inspirational, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: androids and robots, robot, life philosophy, androids, dystopic future, utopia, artificial intelligence, existentialism, human nature, human android relationship, society, romance ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 2040s, 22nd century, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: emotional, bleak, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: survival, chaos, virus, couple relations, apocalypse, couples, danger, deadly, love and romance, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, near future
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
In the Land of Women (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a bad breakup with his girlfriend leaves him heartbroken, Carter Webb moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother. Once there, he gets mixed up in the lives of the mother and daughters who live across the street.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love, mother daughter relationship, cancer, writers, suburban life, self discovery, woman, friendship, infidelity, grandmother grandson relationship, older woman younger man relationship, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, los angeles, michigan, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 12K
Air (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the near future, breathable air is nonexistent. Virtually all of humanity has disappeared, and those chosen to reestablish society reside in a controlled state of suspended animation. Two engineers tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, ambiguous ending, dark, suspense ...
Plot: freezing, isolation, survival, distopia, apocalypse, humanity, contamination, science, bunker, laboratory, save the world, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.3
 372
After We Leave (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sci-fi drama about a man struggling to find his wife, who he abandoned six years ago, before their visa to emmigrate to an off-world colony expires.
Style: stylized, twists and turns, exciting, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Plot: colony, post apocalypse, dystopic future, space travel, escapades, adventure, surrealism, catastrophe, redemption, human existence, fate of humanity, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 433K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, space station, cyborgs, distopia, fighting the system, politics, outer space, class conflict, utopia, dystopic future, society ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, captivating, tech noir, emotional ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., future dystopia, adoption, distopia, cyberpunk, androids, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 353K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, enigmatic, surreal ...
Plot: life philosophy, destiny, dystopic future, reincarnation, human nature, life & death, distopia, death, karma, multiple storylines, love and romance, supernatural ...
Time: future, 1930s, 20th century, 21st century, 19th century ...
Place: san francisco, hawaii, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%