Movies like The Man from Ruin

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The Man from Ruin
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: winter, post apocalypse, survival, extinction, abandoned building, alone, loneliness, end of the world, voice recording, beer
Time: future

Most similar movies to The Man from Ruin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, bleak, futuristic and suspenseful films with plots about survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, danger, chaos, end of the world and society mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Man from Ruin: Silent Running (1972), Idaho Transfer (1973), Human Animals (1983), Late August at the Hotel Ozone (1967), Snowpiercer (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.7
 24K
Silent Running
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: serious, light, futuristic, cerebral, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, robot, destiny, ecology, loneliness, existentialism, idealism, spacecraft, isolation, fighting the system, space station, space opera ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   89%
 
 5.3
 701
Idaho Transfer
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, changing the past or future, save the world, adventure, apocalypse, time travel, future dystopia, technology gone awry, save the planet, danger, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
Human Animals
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: dog, male full rear nudity, rabbit, oasis, 69 sex position, crab, nude swimming, mushroom cloud, wind, nude sunbathing, lighthouse, loincloth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   96%
 
Late August at the Hotel Ozone
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: survival, feminist, gramophone, animal abuse, post apocalypse, killing an animal, post apocalyptic, end of the world, apocalypse, fish, dead animal, old woman ...
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System:   81%
    User:   79%
 
 7.0
 224K
Snowpiercer
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: futuristic, surreal, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: train, survival, rebellion, violence, revolution, sacrifice, distopia, drugs/alcohol, post apocalyptic, apocalypse, storytelling, revolt ...
Time: future, 21st century
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System:   77%
    User:   76%
 
 6.3
 291
The Noah
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: rain, world war two, radio broadcast, betrayal, politician, politics, radiation, surrealism, absurdism, imaginary friend, hallucination, teacher ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   70%
 
Where Have All the People Gone
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, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos and mayhem, supernatural, danger, escapades, survival, chaos, family life, forces of nature, chases and races, life is a bitch, nuclear holocaust, demolished city ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   81%
 
 3.2
 497
Genesis
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, hazmat suit, extinction, president, vice president, murder, pistol, free will, biohazard, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   84%
 
The Quiet Earth
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, enigmatic, cerebral ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, death, male nudity, alternate universe, conspiracy, cyberpunk, sacrifice, alone in the world, solitude, post apocalyptic, alternate reality ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   84%
 
Into the Forest
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, two young women who live in a remote ancient forest discover the world around them is on the brink of an apocalypse. Informed only by rumor, they fight intruders, disease, loneliness & starvation.
Style: intense, futuristic, light, melancholic, harsh ...
Plot: survival, rape, death, sisters, father daughter relationship, post apocalyptic, family, stupidity, apocalypse, distopia, pornography, environment ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   67%
 
 5.8
 14K
Extinction
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: suspense, suspenseful, intense, scary, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, post apocalyptic, survival, loneliness, end of the world, virus, parenthood, wilderness, family drama, humanity, brutality, father daughter relationship ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   61%
 
The Survivalist
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: bleak, futuristic, intense, talky, harsh ...
Plot: survival, post apocalyptic, violence, loneliness, storytelling, brutality, visceral, dialogue, apocalypse, forest, solitude, starvation ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   77%
 
Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A gas is let loose upon the world that kills anyone over 25 years old.
Style: futuristic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: rock, drugs/alcohol, chaos and mayhem, on the road, future dystopia, danger, society, gangsters, end of the world, music band, aging, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future, 1960s
Place: alaska, new mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   58%
 
The Place Where the Last Man Died
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Croatia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cain is a military scientist, bitterly disappointed in human race. His conclusion is that the mankind failed to create a world worth living in. Only a small minority of privileged people live in prosperity, while the rest are spending their lives in ...
Plot: on the road, hospital, flashback, contamination, abandoned ship, post apocalypse, gas mask, virus, survival
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   62%
 
Battlestar Galactica
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, clever, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, genocide, space opera, betrayal, apocalypse, outer space, androids and robots, vengeance, adventure, survivor, androids, firefly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
 7.1
 12K
The Day After
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: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, cold war, war, small town, nuclear war, catastrophe, murder, death, end of the world, nuclear bomb, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, new jersey, missouri, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   60%
 
 7.3
 767
The Last Train
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: The Last Train is a British six-part post-apocalyptic television drama serial first broadcast on the ITV network in 1999. It has since been repeated on ITV2 in 1999/2001 and on numerous occasions on the UK Sci-Fi Channel. The serial was written by ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, escapades, chaos, survivor, life is a bitch, isolation, confined, society, cryogenics ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   50%
 
One Hundred Mornings
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in a world upended by a complete breakdown of society, two couples hide out in a lakeside cabin hoping to survive this crisis.
Style: serious, bleak, tense, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: betrayal, survival, village, human nature, infidelity, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, danger, dishonesty, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
The Last Border
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One man's quest for revenge in a post-apocalyptic world
Plot: dark future, civil war, post apocalypse, motorcycle, criminal gang, army, motorcycle gang, wilderness, death of mother, memory loss, bartender, bounty hunter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
Childhood's End
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: serious, suspenseful, philosophical, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, adaptation, utopia, technology, humanity in peril, creativity, danger, twists & turns, spacecraft, world domination, humanity, storytelling ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
No Blade of Grass
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, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: survival, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, future dystopia, plague, chaos, danger, virus, farm, family problems, apocalypse, family relations ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   61%
 
 6.5
 38K
Stake Land
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, road movie, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, gory, supernatural, coming of age, orphan, apocalypse, zombie, post apocalyptic, on the road, gore, mentor ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   61%
 
 7.1
 5K
Testament
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: small town, survival, nuclear war, tragedy, death, memory, loneliness, nuclear, depression, end of the world, human spirit, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
Battlestar Galactica
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, androids and robots, adventure, soldier, cult, chase, on the run, rescue, survival, officers and cadets, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
Z for Zachariah
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the wake of a nuclear war, a young woman survives on her own, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth, until she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being. A distraught scientist, he’s nearly ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, suspense, bad ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, religion, end of the world, nuclear war, post apocalyptic, natural disaster, small town, love triangle, adaptation, teenage life, god ...
Time: 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
Ever Since the World Ended
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Twelve years ago, a plague swept through, wiping out most of the population; in San Francisco, only 186 people remain. Two of them use jury-rigged batteries to power a camera and make a documentary. We see a variety of approaches to survival, from ...
Style: serious, bleak, thought provoking, tense, sincere
Plot: survival, apocalypse, future dystopia, wilderness, escapades, society, chaos, life is a bitch, introspection, chaos and mayhem, filmmaking, danger ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
 4.5
 281
Ravagers
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: futuristic, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, ship, vengeance, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, isolation, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades, chaos ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
The Last Battle
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot explores the devastation of civilization and issues of brutality, hostility and isolation. Pierre Jolivet stars as the main character (identified only as "The Man" in the end credits) who is menaced by "The Brute" ...
Style: bleak, stylized, atmospheric, serious, meditative ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, isolation, post apocalyptic, existentialism, dialogue, lone hero, art, loneliness, future dystopia, stylish, greed ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
 5.0
 5K
Bokeh
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Iceland, USA
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 ...
Plot: loneliness, god, doubt, female nudity, suicide, adam and eve, tragedy, skinny dipping, christian, sex scene, survival, apocalypse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: serious, bleak, futuristic, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human nature, future dystopia, plague, danger, escapades, youth, chaos, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, survival, apocalypse, survivor ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
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