Movies like Blade Runner 2049

If you like "Blade Runner 2049" you are looking for tech noir, futuristic and melancholic movies about / with cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, neo noir, genetics, bounty hunter, slave labor and investigation themes of Action, Drama and Mystery genre shot in USA or UK.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
 8.0
 402K
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Canada, Spain
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, neo noir, genetics, bounty hunter, slave labor, investigation, violence, mission, freedom fighter, police detective, inventor, main character dies, dark future, pursuit, revolution, super strength, mercilessness, ex soldier, father daughter reunion, baby, flying car, super computer, genetic engineering, dna ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, year 1966
Place: california, san diego california, las vegas, los angeles

Most similar movies to Blade Runner 2049

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, futuristic and surprise ending films with plots about murder, pistol, chase, death, shot in the chest, shot to death and technology mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Blade Runner 2049: Ghost in the Shell (2017), Johnny Mnemonic (1995), I, Robot (2004), Minority Report (2002), Altered Carbon (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 638K
Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, thought provoking, tech noir, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, a.i., artificial intelligence, fugitives, killer robot, neo noir, existentialism, androids and robots, confrontation with superior, human nature, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, philosophical, suspense, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, female protagonist, hacker, philosophy, technology, terrorism, investigation, cyborgs, network, evolution, memory, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, hacker, future dystopia, danger, technophobia, computers and web, society, computer genius, a.i., heroic mission, save the world, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2000s, 2020s
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 470K
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: androids and robots, technology gone awry, robot, future dystopia, a.i., danger, killer robot, police investigation, murder, humanoid robot, inventions and discoveries, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 475K
Minority Report (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Style: interesting, futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, cyberpunk, foreknowledge, frame up, future dystopia, psychic, precognition, law enforcer, police investigation, crime, evidence, corruption ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 111K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: futuristic, tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, distant future, adventure, virtual reality, resistance fighter, police, female nudity, artificial intelligence, deception, yakuza ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, androids and robots, on the run, manhunt, save the world, future dystopia, danger, race against time, crimes, imaginary, space and aliens, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 118K
Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, 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: thought provoking, futuristic, tech noir, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, microchip, nanotechnology, murder, super soldier, implant, surgery, morgue, revenge, police, car chase ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.0
 740K
The Terminator (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, killer robot, androids and robots, man versus machine, manhunt, sent to the past, future war, artificial intelligence, mission, danger, protector, future dystopia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 21st century, year 1984 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 53K
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, memory, convict, espionage, surveillance, chase, criminal, brutality, death, prisoner, prison, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: delaware, west virginia, big ben london, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 99K
Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, frame up, on the run, chase, mystery, danger, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, technology, betrayal, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 248K
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, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, manhunt, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, escape, on the run, framed for murder, betrayal, fugitives, doctor, corruption, death sentence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 82K
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, serious, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soul transference, moral dilemma, uncover truth, chase, secret laboratory, laboratory, manhunt, hidden identity, dealing with death, cloning, immortality, body snatching ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, st. louis missouri, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 229K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, clever, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, time paradox, sent to the past, destiny, time loop, bar, mysterious character, terrorism, mission, gender bending ...
Time: 20th century, year 1964, year 1992, year 1981, year 1945 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 36K
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: surprise ending, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, isolation, artificial intelligence, moral dilemma, experiment, assassin, danger, escape, surveillance, psychologist, fight, mentor ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 400K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, bleak, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, space station, cyberpunk, class conflict, radiation, politics, outer space, race against time, society, rich and poor, ex convict, cyborgs ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 15K
Vice (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., artificial intelligence, androids and robots, resort, virtual reality, danger, imaginary, adventure, chase, on the run, investigation, humanoid robot ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.1
 51K
Automata (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, philosophical ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, desert, robot, rain, ecology, uncover truth, danger, post apocalypse, investigation, dishonesty, corporation ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 111K
The 6th Day (2000)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Futuristic action about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: cloning, genetic engineering, lookalikes, good versus evil, murder, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, mistaken identity, one against many, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s, twentieth century
Place: patagonia, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 298K
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, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, fighting the system, gunfight, utopia, resistance, society, totalitarianism, lone hero, betrayal, human nature, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 35K
Hotel Artemis (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: hotel, nurse, organized crime, survival, female killer, crime boss, mysterious woman, mob boss, arms dealer, murder, chase, top secret ...
Time: near future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 30K
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: psychological, intellectual, tense, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: microchip, surveillance, technology, memory, haunted by the past, chase, child abuse, distopia, twists & turns, social satire, deception, psychological thriller ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 270K
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: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, rape, surveillance, corruption, deception, femme fatale, tragic event, cover up, domestic violence, suspicion, threat ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1937, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, rough, bleak, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, rivalry, rescue, hitman, robot, assassin, corporation, explosion, chaos, one man army, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 63K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: cyberpunk, murder, police brutality, violence, virtual reality, protest, chaos, haunted by the past, uncover truth, private detective, prostitute, pornography ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 26K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cia agent, rogue agent, cia, female warrior, biohazard, spy mission, spy, betrayal, terrorism, timebomb, biological warfare, conspiracy ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: paris france, moscow russia, tower bridge london, langley virginia, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 432K
Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: tense, futuristic, mind bending, cerebral, intellectual ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, a.i., isolation, manipulation, man versus machine, existentialism, psychology, human android relationship, androids, technology, deception, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 283K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, secret agents, memory loss, outer space, chase, mars, false memory, resistance, secret agent, space colony, falsely accused ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 80s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 7K
The Anomaly (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former soldier is taken captive and awakens in the back of a van where he learns that he only has less than 10 minutes to figure out how he got there.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, tricky, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, conspiracy, kidnapping, escapades, danger, disorder, uncover truth, secret agent, cyberpunk, government agent, child in peril, race against time ...
Time: future, near future
Place: london, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 97K
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, chase, memory ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%