Movies like The Man from Ruin

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The Man from Ruin (2016)
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The Man from Ruin (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a series of unexpected UFO crash landings on the planet Earth, a large portion of life slowly and mysteriously went extinct. We follow a man that struggles for survival, as he gathers items needed for the impending winter. Outside of personal video logs and the philosophical ramblings of a former human survivor, the man seems to wander the world without contact from other humans.
Style: philosophical
Plot: survival, end of the world, post apocalypse, loneliness, forest, alone, winter, beer, extinction, abandoned building, videotaping, voice recording, very little dialogue
Time: future

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Most similar movies to The Man from Ruin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, suspenseful and bleak films with plots about survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, distopia, danger, loneliness and end of the world mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like The Man from Ruin: Late August at the Hotel Ozone (1967), Extinction (2015), IO (2019), A Distant Thunder (1978), Silent Running (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Late August at the Hotel Ozone (1967)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A troupe of young women on post-apocalyptic earth are lead around by a mistress born before the war, eventually stumbling into the company of a lonely old man.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, feminist, end of the world, fish, apocalypse, surrealism, snake, dead animal, killing an animal, post apocalyptic, old man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 16K
Extinction (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA, Hungary, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, intense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, post apocalyptic, zombie, epidemic, end of the world, father daughter relationship, parenthood, wilderness, chase, betrayal, mystery ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.7
 30K
IO (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, thought provoking, exciting, suspense
Plot: survival, exodus, save the world, extinction, distant planet, escape, scientist, post apocalypse, science, colonization, destruction, fate of humanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Distant Thunder (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Patty is lying awake one night in a church basement, distraught and scared. She is to be executed the next morning for refusing to take the Mark of the Beast. Patty knows what lies ahead if she takes the mark but can still not believe in Christ.When ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christian propaganda, distopia, end of the world, christian, religion, guillotine, religious persecution, minister, preacher, bible prophecy
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 6.7
 26K
Silent Running (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for ...
Style: captivating, contemplative, serious, cult film, light ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, outer space, robot, distopia, environmentalism, fighting the system, greenhouse, biosphere, factory, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Oxbow Cure (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Oxbow Cure is a winter tale of Lena, a middle-aged woman who has recently been diagnosed with a life-altering disease. In an attempt to come to terms with her transforming body, she leaves her home in the city for a new life in remote northern ...
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: forest, grief, lake, sauna, snow, spider, winter, alone, search, surrealism, isolation, female protagonist ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.0
 7K
Bokeh (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Iceland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On a romantic getaway to Iceland, a young American couple wake up one morning to discover every person on Earth has disappeared. Their struggle to survive and to reconcile the mysterious event lead them to reconsider everything they know about ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: christian, apocalypse, survival, adam and eve, loneliness, tragedy, life & death, doubt, isolation, self discovery, suicide, god ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Survivalist (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a time of starvation, a survivalist lives off a small plot of land hidden deep in forest. When two women seeking food and shelter discover his farm, he finds his existence threatened.
Style: intense, harsh, tense, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, starvation, isolation, violence, desperation, maggot, mother daughter relationship, visceral, rifle, very little dialogue ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, suspense, dark ...
Plot: isolation, survival, distopia, apocalypse, humanity, bunker, contamination, science, freezing, save the world, laboratory, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, adoption, a.i., future dystopia, distopia, androids, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood, parents and children ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Penitent Man (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Penitent Man tells the story of psychologist Dr. Jason Pyatt, a man devoted to his work - a man torn from his family. With his struggling marriage and mounting bills, Jason is at a crossroads with the life he has chosen and the life he could ...
Plot: bouquet, wormhole, toy robot, voice recording, painting, pocket watch, shot in the head, book, time, travel, head bandage, old man ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, catastrophe, distopia, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, chases and races, supernatural, family life, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, demolished city ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.2
 898
Genesis (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After an apocalyptic event, the remnants of humanity create an artificial intelligence to save them.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: post apocalypse, artificial intelligence, extinction, survival, free will, biohazard, murder, distopia, dark future, human nature, experiment, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 15
Linko (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In a near future, after a global war has destroyed civilization, pirate gangs attack and loot surviving people.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, serious
Plot: post apocalypse, pirate, father son relationship, survival, danger, computer animation, airplane, drugs, swashbuckler, kidnapping, drug, search ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 17
Svart hav (1980)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a dystopian future set in the northern part of Norway, a big corporation have stripped the sea of fish leaving locals without food and income.
Style: futuristic, social realism
Plot: fishing, sea, fisherman, survival, small community, starvation
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, post apocalypse, vampire hunter, survival, infected, society, on the road, hunt down, danger, nun, religious fanaticism, violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Lucy in the Sky (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Astronaut Lucy Cola returns to Earth after a transcendent experience during a mission to space – and begins to lose touch with reality in a world that now seems too small.
Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, female astronaut, husband wife relationship, getting home, illicit affair, strong female character, family relations, space travel, peril, in love, flying ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
51%
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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 ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, contamination, family relations, chaos, distopia, farm, virus, plague, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 685
Malevil (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In southern France, in a quite little town, the mayor, who also owns a castle with some cattle, is in the wine cellar with some other people: the pharmacist, the veterinary, and some of his employees. As they are drinking wine, they hear a terrible ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, mentally unstable, leadership, escapades, society, danger, starting over, escape, train, apocalypse, isolation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.0
 524K
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, a.i., unlikely relationship, cyberspace, computers and web, love, unlikely couple, impossible love, human nature ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 350
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: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, deadly, confined, life is a bitch, catastrophe, graphic violence, cooking and food, escapades, crimes, gang, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.9
 916
Dragon Day (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Duke Evans, out of work NSA analyst, is evicted from his home he moves his family to his grandfather's old cabin. However here they are also threatened when a hellish cyber-attack is unleashed on the US rendering anything with a computer ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: survival, invasion, danger, escapades, chaos and mayhem, crimes, immigrants, society, government agency, racism, unemployment, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: china, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 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, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, radiation, apocalypse, catastrophe, survival, nuclear war, nuclear holocaust, small town, war, anti war, atrocity, warning ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, soviet union, missouri, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Brave New World (1980)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An acclaimed TV miniseries based on the classic sci-fi novel.
Style: psychotronic, propaganda film
Plot: conformity, cloning, utopia, pleasure, doomed romance, utopia quest, totalitarianism, eternal youth, technology, pregnancy, death of protagonist, death of mother ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dead Man's Letters (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world after the nuclear apocalypse a scholar helps a small group of children and adults survive, staying with them in the basement of the former museum of history. In his mind he writes letters to his son — though it is obvious that they will ...
Plot: post apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, soviet, distopia, death, dying, christmas, catacombs, mud, nuclear war, snow, scientist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Human Animals (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men and one woman are the last people on Earth. They are reduced to savagery, mate with the woman, and they learn to survive on a deserted island.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: labia, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, breasts, animal attack, murder, lighthouse, desert, jealousy, brother sister incest, bow and arrow, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 615
White Dwarf (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a distant future New York medical student Driscoll Rampart accomplishes his internship at Rusta, a rural planet that doesn't revolve around its axis and therefore is divided into contrasting halves of eternal day vs. eternal night. One is a ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, serious
Plot: space and aliens, supernatural, misfit, supernatural ability, society, imaginary, fish out of water, self discovery, human nature, space travel, doctors and patients, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 4K
Hostile (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Juliette, a lone survivor of an apocalyptic era, fights to survive against hunger, thirst, a broken leg and strange disturbing creatures that only comes out at nighttime.
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, bad ending, brutal
Plot: post apocalypse, mutant, monster, suicide, danger, humanity, survival, virus, apocalypse, human nature, survivor, loneliness ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.0
 741K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Hungary, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: survival, space travel, isolation, mars, nasa, astronaut, stranded, trapped in space, loneliness, alone, space and aliens, human spirit ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, houston texas, china, pasadena california, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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