Movies like Blade Runner 2049

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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
 8.0
 366K
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Canada
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
Style: tech noir, futuristic, melancholic, enigmatic, bleak, thought provoking, biting, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, bounty hunter, genetics, neo noir, investigation, violence, genetic engineering, mission, freedom fighter, police detective, pursuit, inventor, main character dies, dark future, revolution, super strength, slave labor, mercilessness, ex soldier, father daughter reunion, baby, flying car, super computer, love ...
Time: future, year 1966, near future, 2040s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, san diego california

Most similar movies to Blade Runner 2049

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, futuristic and suspenseful films with plots about death, murder, pistol, shot in the chest, fight, escape and corpse mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Blade Runner 2049: Arrival (2016), Upgrade (2018), The Machine (2013), The Thirteenth Floor (1999), Dark City (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 619K
Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, tech noir, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: future dystopia, a.i., cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, fugitives, neo noir, confrontation with superior, human nature, killer robot, bounty hunter, life is a bitch, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 501K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: futuristic, suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, philosophical ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, loss, destiny, flash forward, language barrier, death of daughter, memory, time loop, husband wife relationship, military ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: venezuela, pakistan, sudan, massachusetts, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 99K
Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, tech noir, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, murder, implant, surgery, microchip, police, revenge, car chase, violence, policewoman killing, slum ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 29K
The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., artificial intelligence, man versus machine, laboratory, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, androids and robots, military, robot, experiment gone awry, imaginary, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: parallel world, virtual reality, murder, cyberspace, imaginary, surveillance, technology gone awry, serial killer, investigation, simulation, crimes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 1930s, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 176K
Dark City (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: gothic, mind bending, atmospheric, tech noir, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, evil alien, future dystopia, memory, haunted by the past, mind control, alien race, paranoia, memory loss, space and aliens, mad scientist, deadly ...
Time: future, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 51K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, intense, rough ...
Plot: cia, convict, memory, espionage, surveillance, chase, criminal, brutality, death, deception, prison, prisoner ...
Time: 2010s
Place: delaware, west virginia, big ben london, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 44K
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, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, future dystopia, utopia, chase, pregnancy, factory, totalitarianism, radiation, hologram, computer, fighting the system, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 222K
Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Style: disturbing, suspense, ambiguous ending, intellectual, macabre ...
Plot: expedition, transformation, scientist, mutation, psychologist, research, quarantine, mission, paramedic, missing husband, jungle, mutant ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 22K
Impostor (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, androids and robots, on the run, manhunt, save the world, future dystopia, race against time, rivalry, crimes, imaginary, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.2
 263K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, cynical, bleak, tense ...
Plot: private detective, rape, incest, investigation, murder, corruption, surveillance, haunted by the past, drowning, cover up, neo noir, threat ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 29K
The Final Cut (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a world with memory implants, Robin Williams plays a cutter, someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories. His latest assignment is one that puts him in danger.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: child abuse, haunted by the past, chase, microchip, society, deadly, future dystopia, child birth, crimes, life is a bitch, vengeance, neo noir ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, hitman, rescue, rivalry, chase, explosion, robot, corporation, assassin, chases and races, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, island, danger, race against time, cemetery, woman in danger, mentally unstable, rivalry, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, year 1991
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, sinister, surprise ending
Plot: dictatorship, martial arts, undercover, presumed dead, chase, pistol, punched in the face, bar, blood, spy, hypodermic needle, fear ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 98K
Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: memory loss, frame up, on the run, chase, mystery, danger, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, technology, lottery, laser ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: campus, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 35K
Morgan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, intense, tricky ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, cloning, violence, isolation, robot, suicide, death, scientist, psychologist, mutant, genetics, science ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 23K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Plot: rogue agent, cia, biohazard, spy mission, timebomb, terrorism, spy, betrayal, cia agent, female warrior, tough girl, surveillance ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: paris france, moscow russia, tower bridge london, big ben london, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 426K
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, captivating, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, heroic mission, chaos, survival, redemption, birth, mission, protest, faith, dying, human existence, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, poland, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 62K
Strange Days (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories and emotions. One day he receives a disc which contains the memories of a ...
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, police brutality, violence, cyberpunk, virtual reality, chaos, protest, uncover truth, haunted by the past, private detective, prostitute, pornography ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 243K
The Fugitive (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, frame up, protagonist as suspect, on the run, uncover truth, escape, betrayal, fugitives, death sentence, doctor, corruption, framed for murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Coldest City (2017)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, USA, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Style: surprise ending, sexy, suspense, atmospheric, harsh ...
Plot: double agent, undercover agent, cold war, spy, lesbian, shooting, bisexual woman, brutality, man fights a woman, blonde, sexy woman, murder ...
Time: 20th century, year 1987, year 1989
Place: germany, east berlin east germany, europe, paris france, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 28K
Hotel Artemis (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: hotel, riot police, nurse, megacorporation, technology, one against many, near death experience, policewoman, surveillance, hand to hand combat, kicked in the face, power outage ...
Time: near future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Hong Kong, China, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Style: futuristic, suspense, philosophical, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, hacker, female protagonist, terrorism, investigation, network, philosophy, evolution, technology, robot, memory, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 7.2
 251K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, guilt, fbi, insomnia, police corruption, blackmail, small town, police detective, investigator, investigation, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bleeding Steel (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hardened special forces agent who fights to protect a young woman from a sinister criminal gang. At the same time, he feels a special connection to the young woman, like they met in a different life.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: agent, criminal gang, danger, betrayal, police, martial arts, gunfight, fight, transformation, friendship, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, 2000s
Place: sydney australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 93K
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, suspense, surprise ending, bad ending, entertaining
Plot: good versus evil, survival, teenagers, surveillance, genetics, technology, manipulation, utopia, betrayal, brainwashing, cyberpunk, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 78K
Self/less (2015)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, philosophical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moral dilemma, immortality, uncover truth, manhunt, chase, cloning, soul transference, body snatching, laboratory, hidden identity, mad scientist, dealing with death ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
Place: usa, new york, st. louis missouri, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 458K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, androids and robots, a.i., future dystopia, imaginary, inventions and discoveries, danger, robot, murder, police investigation, artificial intelligence, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 222K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, clever, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, destiny, bar, mysterious character, bartender, mission, terrorism, time machine, bomber, time paradox ...
Time: 20th century, year 1963, year 1985, year 1970, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%