Movies and TV shows like Utopia

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Utopia (2013)
 8.5
 35K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: offbeat, mind bending, tense, thought provoking, atmospheric, clever, serious, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: scientist, conspiracy, crimes, secret, politician, fear, danger, dishonesty, mysterious character, buried truth, who to trust, on the run, torture, top secret, geek, blackmail, stranger, chases and races, gory, disorder, surprising revelation, characters in danger, secret movement, cult, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and realistic films and TV series with plots about mystery, danger, crimes, dishonesty, murder, uncover truth and investigation mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Utopia: Black Mirror (2011), Wayward Pines (2015), Rubicon (2010), The Prisoner (1967), Survivors (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.9
 297K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, dark humor, biting, serious, cynical ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, society, computers and web, media satire, alternate reality, mind control, technology, paranoia, news, gadget, media ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.5
 49K
Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: tense, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: small town, investigation, confined, danger, society, youth, beast, secret service agent, apocalypse, adaptation, isolation, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 10K
Rubicon (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Rubicon is an American television series that centers on an intelligence analyst at a national think tank in New York City called the American Policy Institute, who discovers that he may be working with members of a secret society that manipulates ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, atmospheric, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: homosexual, intelligence, surveillance, boss, undercover, riddles and clues, cover up, paranoia, neighbor, cia, conspiracy, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.5
 11K
The Prisoner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
Style: mind bending, surreal, psychological, offbeat, tense ...
Plot: prison, spy, gadget, mind control, kidnapping, mysterious place, secret agents, manipulations, escapades, confined, direction and purpose, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, stylized, tense, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, virus, danger, group of strangers, scientist, chaos, politician, ex convict, doctor, survivor, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 7K
The Prisoner (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: An update to the cult favorite series from the 1960s about a government agent who is kidnapped and sent to a remote island known as "the Village".
Style: suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: village, mind control, desert, buried truth, confined, direction and purpose, escapades, uncover truth, behavior control, mystery, manipulations, mysterious place ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Shadow Line (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a ...
Style: talky, captivating, tense, realistic, biting ...
Plot: drug lord, heroin, who to trust, neo noir, memory loss, investigation, evidence, forensics, business venture, life is a bitch, mysterious character, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 3K
The Game (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: London 1972. When a defecting KGB officer, Arkady Malinov, reveals Operation Glass, a devastating Soviet plot that could change the course of the Cold War, Daddy, the head of MI5, assembles a secret team to investigate. As the Soviets awaken a list ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, clever, stylized ...
Plot: cold war, spy, secret agents, espionage, undercover, dishonesty, government agency, state affairs, kgb
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.8
 1K
Blue Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
Story: High adrenaline Swedish political thriller from the creative talent behind Humans – An extreme right-wing party is heading towards its best election result when the chief of staff at the Justice Department disappears without a trace. Racism, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: politics, terrorism, intrigue, state affairs, mystery, political conspiracy, dishonesty, danger, crimes, election, election campaign, xenophobia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 57K
Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: foreknowledge, uncover truth, investigation, fbi, dreams, destiny, supernatural, partners, law enforcement, fate of humanity, coworker, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 2K
Secret State (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: A four-part conspiracy theory drama inspired by Chris Mullen's novel "A Very British Coup". When a devastating industrial accident results in deaths and raises safety questions about the US petrochemical company involved, PM Tom ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, clever, realistic, tense ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, investigation, conspiracy, life is a bitch, state affairs, price of justice, crimes, uncover truth, corporate crimes, political intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 3K
What Remains (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: When the decomposed body of Melissa Young is found by a couple in their new flat, Detective Len Harper is determined to discover what happened to her and why nobody noticed she was missing.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, who done it, crime, police investigation, under the surface, retiring, loner, uncover truth, life is a bitch, one last case, crimes, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.7
 181K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, fbi, ufo, investigation, space and aliens, paranormal activity, special agents, paranormal investigation, mysterious place, top secret, obsession, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.4
 205K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, fbi, investigation, mad scientist, special agents, scientist, paranormal activity, danger, creature, research, experiment, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Edge of Darkness (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 317 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of an environmental activist leads her straight-laced father, an Inspector of the local police force, through a haunting revelation of the murkiness of the British Nuclear Policy of the eighties.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, nuclear, cia, conspiracy, legal investigation, mystery, who done it, crimes, society, loss of daughter, top secret, rules and policies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 2K
Coma (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A young medical student discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table. Remake of Coma 1978.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Plot: medical student, hospital, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, doctors and patients, workplace situations, dishonesty, chief of staff, life is a bitch, power relations, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: medical school, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 402
The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Drama about a deaf girl who witnesses the audacious murder of a policewoman.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, police corruption, misfit, police investigation, police detective, mystery, law enforcer killer, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.1
 154K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, special agents, master criminal, intrigue, investigation, mind game, danger, manipulations, crimes, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.4
 27K
Life on Mars (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007. The series combines elements of science fiction and police procedural, featuring an officer from the Greater Manchester Police who travels back in ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, stylized, surreal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, police detective, police investigation, culture clash, disorder, fighting crime, mystery, rivalry, crimes, police, police brutality, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
State of Play (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, journalist, journalism, politics, corruption, cover up, conspiracy, political corruption, state affairs, crimes, political thriller, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 2K
Wild Palms (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
Story: A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.
Style: disturbing, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: mind control, cyberspace, future dystopia, fictional reality, mystery, manipulations, crimes, uncover truth, society, intrigue, virtual reality, hologram ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2008
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 96K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, supernatural, isolation, life turned upside down, small town, survival, society, danger, separated, human existence, small town life, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 27K
Helix (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, immortality, quarantine, secret place, uncover truth, virus, danger, deadly, deadly virus, dna, arctic, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.9
 19K
Ringer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ringer is an American television series that initially aired on The CW from September 13, 2011 to April 17, 2012. The series stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, who plays twin sisters Bridget Kelly and Siobhan Martin. On May 13, 2011, it was reported that ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: disappearance, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, plan gone awry, hidden identity, twin sister, blended family, danger, suspicion, mystery, crimes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.3
 276K
Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, explosion, investigation, danger, marines, treason, paranoia, surveillance, torture, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 3K
Prey (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: on the run, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, chases and races, fugitives, life turned upside down, crime, cat and mouse, danger, race against time, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 40K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, investigation, missing person, danger, psychic, quarantine, time travel, powerful corporation, fate of humanity, government agency, crimes, healing power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 19K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, save the world, extinction, experiment, pandemic, survival, partners, veterinarian, mutation, cure, reporter, safari ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Persons Unknown (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Persons Unknown is an American mystery drama television series that revolves around strangers who are imprisoned inside a small ghost town. The thirteen-episode summer series premiered on June 7, 2010 at 10:00 p.m. on NBC. On June 30, NBC moved the ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, twists and turns, captivating, tense ...
Plot: riddles and clues, captivity, survival, mysterious place, confined, mysterious character, mind game, isolation, group of strangers, direction and purpose, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.6
 22K
Extant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, scientist, mystery, androids and robots, fate of humanity, family relations, woman in danger, fear, alien, haunted by the past, a.i., parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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