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, alone, winter, extinction, abandoned building, beer, voice recording
Time: future

Most similar movies to The Man from Ruin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic and bleak films with plots about survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, end of the world, isolation, society and danger mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like The Man from Ruin: Late August at the Hotel Ozone (1967), Silent Running (1972), Bokeh (2017), Extinction (2015), Air (2015). 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.
Plot: feminist, survival, surrealism, snake, strong female lead, old man, post apocalypse, animal abuse, female protagonist, post apocalyptic, dead animal, killing an animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 25K
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, serious, light, tragic ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, robot, environmentalism, greenhouse, biosphere, androids and robots, destiny, fighting the system, extinction, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.0
 6K
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: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: apocalypse, survival, adam and eve, isolation, doubt, christian, tragedy, loneliness, life & death, self discovery, skinny dipping, god ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.8
 15K
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, suspense, scary, intense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, post apocalyptic, epidemic, father daughter relationship, cannibalism, survival, loneliness, end of the world, virus, parenthood, wilderness ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 11K
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, dark, ambiguous ending, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, survival, environment, apocalypse, distopia, humanity, bunker, contamination, science, save the world, laboratory, freezing ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 642K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, post apocalypse, future dystopia, plague, experiment, danger, isolation, chaos, infected ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.2
 16
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: social realism, futuristic
Plot: sea, fishing, survival, fisherman, starvation, small community
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, supernatural, chaos, family life, nuclear holocaust, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, life is a bitch, escapades, demolished city, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: toy robot, old man, hundred dollar bill, travel, flower shop, close up of mouth, pocket watch, shot in the head, bouquet, wormhole, time, facial scar ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.2
 833
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.
Plot: artificial intelligence, dark future, extinction, post apocalyptic, biohazard, hazmat suit, vice president, computer, survival, pistol, president, robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, a.i., future dystopia, adoption, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood, parents and children, family relations, society ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 304
The Noah (1975)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Noah, the sole remaining survivor on our planet after a nuclear holocaust, finds himself unable to to accept his unique predicament. To cope with his loneliness, he creates an imaginary companion, then a companion for his companion and finally an ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: nuclear war, rain, politician, fictional war, religion, post world war two, insanity, destiny, betrayal, politics, surrealism, jealousy ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 39K
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, suspenseful, tense, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, survival, infected, post apocalypse, on the road, society, hunt down, danger, nun, religious fanaticism, violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: jealousy, beach, desert, survival, mushroom cloud, crab, sex scene, labia, bow and arrow, dead animal, breasts, animal attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 759
Puzzlehead (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post apocalyptic world where technology is outlawed, Walter, a reclusive scientist, secretly creates a self-aware android, "Puzzlehead". Jealously erupts when Puzzlehead wins the affection of Julia, the beautiful shopgirl that Walter ...
Style: serious, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, future dystopia, a.i., androids and robots, imaginary, technology gone awry, society, betrayal, chaos, man versus machine, obsession, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
Plot: chaos, survival, apocalypse, family in danger, virus, farm, escapades, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, deadly, family problems ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: propaganda film
Plot: male protagonist, culture clash, conformity, totalitarianism, pleasure, poet, brainwashing, outcast, dehumanization, sexual promiscuity, free love, love interest ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.0
 477K
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, philosophy, unlikely relationship, unlikely couple, a.i., love, cyberspace, computers and web, impossible love, existentialism, human nature ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, society, chaos, pregnancy, survival, danger, babies and infants, escapades, future dystopia, life is a bitch, mother daughter relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.0
 693K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Hungary
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, nasa, mars, astronaut, alone, human spirit, adventure, stranded, space and aliens, loneliness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: houston texas, beijing china, china, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 13K
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, emotional, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, cold war, radiation, survival, nuclear war, nuclear holocaust, small town, war, starvation, warning, chaos, demolished city ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, missouri, soviet union, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: preacher, minister, christian, religion, religious persecution, guillotine, bible prophecy
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 322
Ravagers (1979)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Drama
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: rough, bleak, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, murder, danger, isolation, future dystopia, escapades, confined, heroes, crimes, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, rivalry ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 243K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, emotional, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, end of the world, blindness, fear, survival horror, bird, suicide, murder, creature, chase, parents and children, running ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 27K
IO (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, 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, exciting, thought provoking, bleak, suspense
Plot: survival, exodus, save the world, scientist, escape, extinction, distant planet, colonization, destruction, science, fate of humanity, post apocalypse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 602
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, serious, offbeat
Plot: chases and races, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, human nature, misfit, society, danger, space travel, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 550
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, confined, escapades, heroes, starting over, society, tunnel, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, mentally unstable, leadership, fascism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Astronaut: The Last Push (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a tragic accident cuts short the first manned mission to explore life on the moons of Jupiter, Michael Forrest must make the 3 year journey home to Earth in pure solitude
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious
Plot: space and aliens, confined, solitary, spacecraft, outer space, space travel, isolation, mission gone awry, asteroids and comets, solitude
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
This Is Not a Test (1962)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A highway patrolman stops motorists on a highway after he hears news reports of a possible nuclear attack.
Plot: flare, roadblock, end of the world, highway, deputy sheriff, alcohol, fear, police radio, martial law, death of pet, mushroom cloud, nuclear war ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, hospital, accident, mass destruction, gas mask, old man, letter, apocalypse, explosion, orphan, church ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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