Movies like Friend of the World

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Friend of the World (2019)
Friend of the World (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: After a catastrophic war, an eccentric general guides a filmmaker through a ravaged bunker.
Style: suspense, apocalyptic
Plot: apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, end of the world, war zone, bunker, zombie, dog, violence, tough guy, soldier, beach, neo noir, african american, elevator, female protagonist, girl, shooting, murder, letter, nightmare, explosion, filmmaking, escape, anger, blood ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about death, violence, brutality, blood, chase, murder and survival mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Friend of the World: Southland Tales (2006), Warriors of the Apocalypse (2009), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), A Boy and His Dog (1975), Hardware (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, surreal, enigmatic, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, surrealism, prophecy, split personality, apocalypse, chaos, smuggling, terrorist, future dystopia, dishonesty, postmodernism, alternate reality ...
Time: future, year 2008, near future, year 2005, 2000s
Place: california, nevada, north korea, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Warriors of the Apocalypse (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After WWIII has devastated America, a small band of female warriors attempt to survive long enough to make it to the last city left. The problem is dictator Rollins doesn't want her city overpopulating so she sends out her team of mercenaries ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: danger, firearm, junkyard, injury, peril, hostility, car driving, blood, gore, violence, chase, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: suspense, tragic ending, sinister, surprise ending
Plot: cure, desert, city, fight, zombie, scientist, battle, murder, survival, doctor, maze, runner ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog Blood are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War 4, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: dog, desert, survival, impregnation, telepathy, nuclear holocaust, fish out of water, anti heroes, save the world, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: phoenix arizona, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 11K
Hardware (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, violence, artist, desert, blood, murder, voyeur, killer robot, robot as menace, apartment, apocalypse, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 26K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, apocalypse, danger, chaos, zombie, siege, survivalist, future dystopia, deadly, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
24 Hours to Live (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: redemption, assassin, hallucination, shooting, interpol, deadline, reincarnation, bar, chase, flashback, hypodermic needle, restaurant ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, florida, cape town south africa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, future dystopia, gory, mercenary, siege, survivor, back from the dead, heroic mission, danger, escapades ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 533K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, save the world, deadly virus, infected, zombie apocalypse, heroic mission, plague, chaos, un, survival, scientist ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: south korea, jerusalem, new jersey, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.3
 21K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ...
Style: melancholic, scary, twist ending, surreal, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, cell phone, virus, murder, zombie, survival, brutality, insanity, adaptation, violence, suicide, ice cream truck ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
These Final Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: What would you do on the last day on Earth? With the end of the world only hours away, the self-absorbed James heads to the ultimate party-to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, road movie, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, party, race against time, on the road, chases and races, obsessive quest, track down, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, escapades, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 6K
Kill Switch (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pilot battles to save his family and the planet after an experiment for unlimited energy goes wrong.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: physicist, parallel world, experiment, pilot, guerilla warfare, drone, secret laboratory, armored car, rebellion, cyberpunk, overturning car, alternate universe ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, dynamite, superhuman, super strength, super soldier, massacre, police car, hostage, terrorism, military, race against time ...
Time: 1960s, 2000s, 80s
Place: virginia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 70K
The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, idiotic ...
Plot: alien, danger, save the world, virus, invasion, psychiatrist, survival, sleeping, epidemic, transformation, female protagonist, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, russia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Night of the Comet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, end of the world, survival, apocalypse, comet, chase, elevator, chases and races, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a freak accident, an invisible yuppie runs for his life from a treacherous CIA official while trying to cope with his new life.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: chase, espionage, invisible man, on the run, danger, kidnapping, invisibility, stock broker, skiing, special agents, romance, switching roles ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., switzerland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Terminal City Ricochet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its fullest to sell yet more needless junk to eager consumers; a ...
Plot: apathy, punk rocker, hockey player, nutrition, hockey stick, consumerism, rally, urination, explosion, memory, shotgun, jail cell ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 13K
Infini (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A search and rescue team are transported through deep space to a distant mining colony to save the sole survivor of a biological outbreak. During their mission, they find a lethal weapon which is set to arrive on Earth within the hour.
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, bloody ...
Plot: rescue, search, mind control, plague, space travel, teleportation, alien, virus, insanity, survival, violence, death ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Germany, South Africa, Canada, Japan, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, bio weapon, end of the world, mutant, female soldier, pistol, monster, supernatural, survival, chases and races, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 440K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, funny, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, plague, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, road trip, killings, parody, amusement park, zombie apocalypse, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, cross country, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: clever, stylized, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, suicidal, hostage, explosion, cocaine, crime, kidnapping, psychopath, assassin, faked death, attempted murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 183K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, rough, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, gory, cannibalism, chaos and mayhem, military base, save the world, violence, infected, transformation, military, virus ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 23K
Screamers (1995)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: (SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078) On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only -- to hunt down and ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, future dystopia, desert, soldier, on the road, apocalypse, gory, master villain, alien planet, struggle for survival, save the world, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, artificial intelligence, astronaut, sun, bomb, space travel, rescue, apocalypse, danger, race against time, survival, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.7
 483
Zombie Night (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Pakistan and India exchange nukes. Other countries join the fray, and the nuclear fallout causes a plague of the living dead. David attempts to lead a band of survivors from safe house to safe house, hoping to outlast the zombies, while also trying ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: survival, end of the world, violence, blood splatter, clothes torn off, siege, living dead, zombie violence, blood spatter, impalement, supernatural power, zombie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. NB: Not to be confused with the 1981 American-made film with the same title.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, jungle, danger, deadly creature, gory, mad scientist, nuclear power plant, slasher, man versus machine, race against time, rescue, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: barcelona spain, spain, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 11
Black Friday (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: From director Crescentia Volz and producer Jayme Schmitt comes a horror film of which the likes haven't been seen for 60 years. During the weekend of Thanksgiving, aliens put their plans to take over the Earth in motion. Two friends, Mike and ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: thanksgiving, death, running, battle, alien, blonde, blood, alien invasion, apocalypse, fistfight, vomiting, explosion ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joe Dante directs this story of the glamour, the glitter, the magical allure of Hollywood... and not a speck of it rubs off on Miracle Pictures, where "If it's a good picture, it's a Miracle." This is a hilarious tribute to the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, murder, hollywood, rape, actress, actor's life, desire for fame, car chase, explosion, showbiz, factory, parody ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 12K
Replicant (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, murder, psychopath, cloning, arson, genetic engineering, master villain, twins, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: future, near future
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 19K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, psychopath, chaos, infidelity, deadly creature, zombie, vengeance, serial killer, apocalypse, slasher, survival, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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