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Branded (2012)
 4.7
 9K
Branded (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy leads to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: uncover truth, corporate crimes, buried truth, life is a bitch, society, dishonesty, marketing, future dystopia, behavior control, advertising agency, fast food, conspiracy, fat woman, virus, car, male female relationship, female singer, male nudity, kissing, hallucination, thunderstorm, kiss, horse riding, flash forward, police brutality ...
Time: future
Place: moscow russia

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Most similar movies to Branded

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, bleak and realistic films with plots about life is a bitch, society, danger, future dystopia, dishonesty, crimes and uncover truth mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Branded: 20 Years After (2008), Sleep Dealer (2008), Xchange (2001), 06/05 (2004), Aftermath (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Plot: post apocalypse, life is a bitch, survival, escapades, society, danger, pregnancy, future dystopia, chaos, babies and infants, apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 6K
Sleep Dealer (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a near-future, militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and experiences, three strangers risk their lives to connect with each other and break the barriers of technology.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corporate crimes, future dystopia, virtual reality, survival, life is a bitch, dishonesty, danger, water shortage, worker, dam, destruction, remote control ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.6
 2K
Xchange (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the near future, a company called Xchange owns a mind transference technology that enables instantaneous travel by swapping bodies with someone at the destination. A member of the privileged corporate class ("Corpie") Xchanging for the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: hitman, body swapping, time travel, terrorist, heroes, dishonesty, danger, society, life is a bitch, imaginary, crimes, false identity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.6
 1K
06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, political conspiracy, uncover truth, state affairs, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty, assassination, fighting the system, politics, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.3
 4K
Aftermath (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Poland, Russia, Netherlands
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two brothers are trying to find out the truth from years ago. The whole town is against them.
Style: tense, disturbing, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, homecoming, life is a bitch, mystery, village life, village, uncover truth, dishonesty, under the surface, supernatural, family relations, atrocity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.9
 1K
Final (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Waking up in a nearly empty room, Bill has strange recollections of his father's death and a car crash, and occasional paranoid delusions. Ann, a psychologist, tries to help him make sense of it all.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, mind bending, contemplative ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, doctors and patients, future dystopia, life is a bitch, amnesia, conspiracy, psychiatrist, cryogenics, time travel, sent to the future, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1999, quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 579
Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: state affairs, law enforcement, heroes, dishonesty, hopes, politics, righting the wronged, military, rivalry, investigation, fighting the system, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 17K
Franklyn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set between the parallel worlds of contemporary London and the futuristic faith dominated metropolis of Meanwhile City, Franklyn weaves a tale of four souls, whose lives are intertwined by fate, romance and tragedy. As these worlds collide, a single ...
Style: futuristic, psychological, bleak, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: masked vigilante, future dystopia, mental illness, parallel world, religions or cults, imaginary, looking for love, vigilantism, society, love and romance, torment, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.1
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Water's Edge (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Robert wanted an escape from the big city. He thought a small town by the water's edge would give him a new start. He couldn't have been more wrong. This little town has dirty secrets, and Robert just found the worst of them...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: femme fatale, small town, uncover truth, investigation, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly, murder, political corruption, betrayal, husband wife relationship, town mayor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 113
Able Danger (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tom Flynn, the idealist owner of a left-leaning radical café/bookstore and the quixotic publisher of a hard hitting 911 conspiracy expose, finds himself entangled with a mysterious Eastern European beauty, Kasia, who is on the run from strong hand ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: neo noir, investigation, fighting the system, uncover truth, politics, assassination, crimes, life is a bitch, race against time, undercover, rebellion, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 4K
The Aerial (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: La Antena (English: The Aerial, 2007) is an Argentine drama film, written and directed by acclaimed film director Esteban Sapir. The film features Alejandro Urdapilleta, Rafael Ferro, Florencia Raggi, and others. The movie begins with a pair of ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, surreal, silent film ...
Plot: distopia, neo noir, mind control, rebellion, social decay, human nature, corrupted ruler, life is a bitch, dishonesty, expressionism, totalitarianism, family relations ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 3K
Absolon (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the near future, a virus has infected everyone on the planet, and Absolon is a drug that everyone must take to stay alive. One corporation controls the drug. Murchison is the leader of this firm. A scientist who was researching the virus is found ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, plague, uncover truth, danger, undercover, fighting the system, disorder, chaos, political corruption, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.5
 750
For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, battles, life is a bitch, society, chaos, apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, rivalry, imaginary, fight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense
Plot: mystery, investigation, uncover truth, murder, school, deadly, dishonesty, teenager, danger, life is a bitch, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 2K
Time Changer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The year is 1890 and Bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript entitled "The Changing Times". His colleague, Dr. Norris Anderson, believes that what Carlisle has written could greatly affect the future of coming ...
Style: serious, christian film, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, religions or cults, society, future dystopia, christianity, bible, ethics, professor, preaching, fish out of water, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 107
2030 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Vietnam, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a near future Vietnam where global warming and rising seawater levels have forced cultivation to be done on floating farms, a strong-willed woman has to make a critical decision about her ex-lover, a suspect of her husband's murder.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: uncover truth, moral dilemma, mystery, life is a bitch, environmentalism, future dystopia, global warming, society, crimes, murder, ocean, ship ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
I'm Not Jesus Mommy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kimberly will stop at nothing to have a child of her own. Recovering from cancer her possibilities seemed slim. However, the world's first successful human cloning project brings an opportunity and a son named David. Seven years after ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, tense, serious
Plot: cloning, haunted by the past, survival, obsession, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, imaginary, plague, christianity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Left Behind III: World at War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A year and a half ago the world was hit with the biggest catastrophe it had ever seen. Without warning and without explanation, hundreds of millions of people simply vanished off the face of the earth. The world was in chaos like it had never been ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, political conspiracy, leadership, save the world, government agency, race against time, danger, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.8
 467
Agency (1980)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mysterious millionaire buys an ad agency and begins to replace its employees with his own people, who don't appear to be advertising types at all...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: politics, kidnapping, manipulations, state affairs, deadly, crimes, conspiracy, manipulation, media satire, showbiz, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 13K
Avalon (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that a more advanced level of the game exists somewhere, she ...
Style: stylized, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: game, future dystopia, obsession, battles, battle, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, fighting the system, fantasy world, addiction, gang, virtual reality ...
Time: future, near future
Place: poland, europe, latin america, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 202
Quicksand (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Randi Stewart is a sergeant on a marine base where her father is the commanding officer. She is being treated by the new base psychiatrist, Bill Turner. Her brother, Gordon Stewart is running for political office. General Stewart is murdered and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: army investigation, murder, psychiatrist, military life, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, dishonesty, power relations, politics, deadly, state affairs, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 3K
Omega Doom (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored human resurgence, and in search of a hidden cache of ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, super soldier, androids, disembodied head, severed head, post apocalypse, rivalry, danger, space and aliens, life is a bitch, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 2K
Wild Palms (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
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Story: A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, futuristic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, mind control, cyberspace, conspiracy, fictional reality, mystery, society, crimes, manipulations, intrigue, uncover truth, manipulation ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2008
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prison, confined, fighting the system, false accusation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, dishonesty, society, legal, law enforcement, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 462
Rumors of Wars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A suspenseful, genre-bending film with two converging storylines. An aspiring college journalist records events in a diary about the turmoil of a society due to the insertion of a RFID chip mandated by the government. ? Years later in the rubble of ...
Style: rough, futuristic, serious, realistic, christian film ...
Plot: military, life is a bitch, wartime life, anti war, apocalypse, political conspiracy, dishonesty, heroes, leadership, danger, college, new world order ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 354
Ravagers (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, danger, gang, crimes, chaos, cooking and food, catastrophe, rivalry, life is a bitch, heroes, confined ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 48K
THX 1138 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, totalitarianism, prison, utopia, future dystopia, fighting the system, hologram, technology gone awry, chaos, separated, surveillance, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Court of Lonely Royals (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of disaffected twenty-somethings occupy a dystopic, hyper-urban Australia. They spend their time eating udon noodles, listening to Swedish pop music and committing mass executions for the police.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: vengeance, distopia, prostitute, life is a bitch, crimes, society, rivalry, danger, estrangement, hitman, destiny, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: rescue, crimes, drugs/alcohol, missing person, uncover truth, danger, clergy, religions or cults, woman in danger, life is a bitch, church, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.0
 1K
Baltic Storm (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist from Berlin, Germany, and a Swedish lawyer discover the truth behind the sinking of the "MS Estonia" in 1994, where more than 850 people drowned.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: conspiracy, escapades, investigation, state affairs, crimes, ocean or sea, terrorism, uncover truth, ocean, dishonesty, journalism, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, russia, estonia, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%