Movies like Friend of the World

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Friend of the World
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: After a catastrophic war, an eccentric general guides a filmmaker through a ravaged bunker.
Style: apocalyptic, suspense
Plot: bunker, war zone, apocalypse, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, absurdism, post apocalyptic, shooting, filmmaking, tough guy, bed, fight, nightmare, dream, shot in the head, letter, vomiting, zombie, explosion, knife, blood splatter, gore, held at gunpoint, monologue, surrealism ...
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X-Men: Days of Future Past
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, UK, Canada
132 min.
 8.0
District 9
Sci-Fi, Thriller
South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
112 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, surprise ending and stylized films with plots about violence, apocalypse, murder, explosion, danger, pistol and blood mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Friend of the World: Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), Hell of the Living Dead (1980), Resident Evil: Retribution (2012), The Omega Man (1971), Southland Tales (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure
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
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Time: future
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Hell of the Living Dead
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, gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, slasher, man versus machine, race against time, rescue, survival, apocalypse, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: barcelona spain, spain, europe, italy
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System:   86%
    User:   91%
 
Resident Evil: Retribution
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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System:   81%
    User:   96%
 
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The Omega Man
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: survival, apocalypse, end of the world, plague, interracial romance, loneliness, chase, transformation, good versus evil, motorcycle, violence, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
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    User:   72%
 
Southland Tales
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: surreal, enigmatic, dark humor, cynical, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, surrealism, alternate reality, surveillance, brutality, memory, future dystopia, apocalypse, dishonesty, chaos, split personality, prophecy ...
Time: future, year 2008, year 2005, near future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, middle east, north korea ...
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, end of the world, virus, mutant, post apocalyptic, betrayal, cloning, clones, death, fight scenes ...
Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   89%
 
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice joins a small band of elite soldiers, enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of the creator of the mutating T-virus. It's a heart-pounding race against time as the group faces off against ...
Style: futuristic, rough, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, gory, monster, virus, chase, rescue, motorcycle, apocalypse, video game, computer game, urban ...
Time: future, 2000s
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    User:   62%
 
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Hardware
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, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, gory, violence, artist, apocalypse, robot, desert, androids and robots, post apocalyptic, surveillance, death, androids ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   78%
 
 4.8
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Kill Switch
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: parallel world, physicist, experiment, pilot, electromagnetic pulse, train crash, parallel universe, abandoned building, armored car, drone, guerilla warfare, ceo ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   66%
 
Nightmare City
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, countryside, airplane, deadly creature, gory, slasher, apocalypse, rescue, race against time, danger, survival, virus ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: rome italy, southern italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   60%
 
 6.1
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The Machine
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, military, cyberpunk, robot, technology, cold war, british, science, surveillance, death, androids, a.i. ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   51%
 
Land of the Dead
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, apocalypse, splatter, gore, virus, end of the world, blood, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
24 Hours to Live
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: interpol, shooting, flashback, hallucination, assassin, redemption, reincarnation, deadline, florida keys, armored car, corporate crime, coming out of retirement ...
Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
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Undead
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
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    User:   60%
 
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Predators
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mercenary reluctantly leads a motley crew of warriors who soon come to realize they've been captured and deposited on an alien planet by an unknown nemesis. With the exception of a peculiar physician, they are all cold-blooded killers, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, alien, survival, gory, monster, soldier, chase, hunting, deadly creature, aliens, brutality, distant planet ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, distopia, survival, fight, society, danger, fight scenes, chase, couples, love triangle, propaganda ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
The Return of the Living Dead
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: humorous, scary, dark humor, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, gory, cannibalism, apocalypse, transformation, gore, cult, blood, monster, splatter, radio ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: kentucky, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
 6.6
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Life
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: suspense, tense, tragic ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: alien, monster, brutality, astronaut, alien life-form, mars, death, danger, unhappy ending, space travel, characters killed one by one, survival horror ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
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Surrogates
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, technology, alternate reality, utopia, humanity, artificial intelligence, clones, special agents, investigation, murder, cyberpunk, alone in the world ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
 5.7
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Hollow Man
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cocky researcher, Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible and he's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and soon begins to vanish. The only problem is – no-one can ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, technology, science, violence, chase, voyeurism, transformation, survival, serial killer, slasher, natural disaster, first contact ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
 6.6
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Elysium
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, poverty, cyberpunk, space station, utopia, robot, violence, chase, race against time, dystopic future, technology, space travel ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
Resident Evil: Extinction
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: scary, futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, apocalypse, monster, supernatural, desert, virus, chase, video game, post apocalyptic, computer game ...
Time: future
Place: las vegas, alaska, utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
The Thirteenth Floor
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel ...
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, serious, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: virtual reality, artificial intelligence, alternate reality, murder, cyberpunk, existentialism, amnesia, protagonist as suspect, technology, alone in the world, clones, surveillance ...
Time: future, 1930s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
Movie in collections
 3.9
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Solar Crisis
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: space travel, end of the world, natural disaster, desert, spacecraft, good versus evil, death, first contact, conspiracy, chase, robot, nasa ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
 7.1
 183K
Planet Terror
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, gory, survival, virus, violence, transformation, military, violent, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, military base, save the world ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
 7.9
 588K
District 9
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: bleak, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, segregation, transformation, genetics, violence, chase, racism, human nature, gory, aliens, alien invasion, weapons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
28 Days Later...
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, virus, gory, violence, hospital, brutality, end of the world, death, apocalypse, male nudity, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, superhero, adventure, transformation, teleportation, changing the past or future, mutant, storm, redemption, chase, survival, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, future, 70s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, china, washington d.c., paris france, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 

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