Movies like Quarantine 1989

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Quarantine (1989)
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Quarantine (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a futuristic society being decimated by plague, a fascist movement seizes power and quarantines not only the plague victims, but anyone related to them. Rebels trying to assassinate a particularly reactionary senator stumble onto a computer programmer trying to track and eradicate the disease.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, quarantine, virus, cyberpunk, infection, disease, contamination, concentration camp, plague, apocalypse, heroes, politics, graphic violence, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, chaos, inventions and discoveries, doctors and patients, against humanity, state affairs, future dystopia, scientist, female nudity, doctor ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, near future

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Most similar movies to Quarantine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic and rough films with plots about danger, chaos, future dystopia, heroes, life is a bitch, deadly and society mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Quarantine: Gangland (2001), Sci-fighters (1996), The Gene Generation (2007), Replikator (1994), Robot Holocaust (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, martial arts, gang, good versus evil, against humanity, save the world, heroes, adventure, rescue, life is a bitch, survival, confined ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
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95%
 4.3
 607
Sci-fighters (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A renegade police officer tracks a rapist spreading a deadly virus around 2009 Boston.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virus, serial killer, prison, alien, murder, graphic violence, rivalry, mutant, chaos, track down, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: near future, future
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Gene Generation (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Singapore, South Korea, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people's bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, trying to keep her younger brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, apocalypse, hitman, chaos, future dystopia, society, life is a bitch, femme fatale, woman with a gun, empire, fight, biopunk ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 2.7
 252
Replikator (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rival corporations are developing replication technology which would enable the cloning of human tissue. The technology falls into a criminal group. Ludo Ludovic and Kathy Moskow with the help of a cop try to stop the criminals.
Style: serious, futuristic, bleak, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: cloning, industrial espionage, distopia, terminator, lookalikes, computers and web, time travel, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, technology gone awry, injustice, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tech noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, post apocalypse, heroes, corporate crime, future dystopia, heroic mission, corporate crimes, technology gone awry, master villain, good versus evil, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Robot Holocaust (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Neo, a drifter from the atomic-blasted wastelands, arrives with his klutzy robot sidekick at a factory where slaves labor to fuel the sinister Dark One's Power Station. There, he meets a comely woman who convinces him to help rescue her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, cult film
Plot: post apocalypse, robot, mutant, man versus machine, revolution, rebellion, heroes, rescue, master and servant, escapades, rivalry, society ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.0
 2K
Daybreak (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a substantial portion of the nation's populace falls victim to a deadly plague, the tyrannical government quarantines them in camps, offering no alternative except death in this cautionary tale from director Stephen Tolkin. But a gutsy ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: distopia, black man white woman sex, time, plague, quarantine, rebel, bittersweet, rebellion, on the run, heroes, fugitives, survival ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa, middle east, lebanon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.0
 757
Contagion (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. Not only have they created a deadly Level Four Ebola virus, their first victim is the President of the United States. The virus is particularly contagious and is spreading. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: quarantine, save the day, terrorism, survival, undercover, state affairs, race against time, bio weapon, plague, chaos, antidote, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: psychotronic, depressing, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, survival, quarantine, gangsters, gang, plague, pregnancy, zombie, post nuclear, life is a bitch, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 907
Habitat (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In order to combat the damage caused by the depletion of the ozone layer, maverick biologist Hank Symes unleashes his most ambitious experiment to date: accelerated evolution. Unfortunately, this not only causes the authorities to take notice, but ...
Style: suspense, serious, futuristic
Plot: monster, post apocalypse, environmentalism, save the world, superhero, androids and robots, youth, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, survival, changing the past or future, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.2
 573
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic, tech noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, androids and robots, escapades, apocalypse, soldier, man versus machine, society, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 2.8
 504
Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: aka Cybercity It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful cybercity, Mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, cyberpunk, adventure, heroes, rivalry, society, escapades, life is a bitch, crimes, religions or cults, injustice, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.1
 2K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, plague, virus, isolation, survival, chaos, deadly creature, save the world, post apocalypse, infection, empire ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.8
 705
Mutant World (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A decade after a disastrous meteor impact wipes out most of society, a group of survivalists emerge to find themselves on a twisted version of the old Earth, with a nascent society besieged by vicious marauders, ferocious mutants, and the dreadful ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, survival, deadly creature, chaos, future dystopia, apocalypse, post apocalypse, woman with a gun, distopia, meteorite, winter, graphic violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: virus, catastrophe, fantasy world, brutality, future dystopia, survival, chaos, investigation, life is a bitch, quarantine, post apocalypse, plague ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 62
Swerve (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: In a future post-apocalyptic California, the new frontier is a vast nano-contaminated Zone cut off from the all-connected Grid and the ceaseless flows of bodies and information outside its borders. Only the insane or criminal would venture into this ...
Style: surreal, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: life is a bitch, mad scientist, society, crimes, contamination, technophobia, chaos, kidnapping, future dystopia, apocalypse, disorder, philosophy ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Viral Assassins (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To some, it’s murder. To them, it’s just work. The Troma Team is proud to present Robert Larkin’s intense sci-fi thriller Viral Assassins. In the not so distant future, a terminal disease will make cancer look like the common cold. The ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Plot: virus, rivalry, race against time, life is a bitch, plague, antidote, chaos, government conspiracy, hitman, heroes, space and aliens, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 3K
Warning Sign (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An accident occurs in an ultra-secret government biological weapons laboratory spreading a sinister bacteria.
Style: slasher, sad, scary, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, epidemic, laboratory, virus, biological warfare, catastrophe, disease, pregnancy, quarantine, found footage, monster, bio weapon ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 4.1
 287
Warlords (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a brutal, radioactive future, fearless warrior Dow (David Carradine) is humanity's last hope against the Warlord and his mutant hordes. With the gorgeous, deadly Danny (Dawn Wildsmith) and the strange Ammo at his side, Dow makes desperate ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, desert, monster, betrayal, strong violent content, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), against the odds, apocalypse, future dystopia, mutant, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 2.8
 599
Virus X (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A thriller about a case of highly contagious swine flu virus engineered by rogue scientists. A cover up by a mysterious dark lady linked to the High Spheres adds action and mystery.
Style: bleak, scary, serious, rough, psychotronic
Plot: quarantine, epidemic, mad scientist, doctors and patients, psychopath, virus, surveillance, deadly virus, zombie, pandemic, chaos, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.2
 332
Johnny 2.0 (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Dr. Johnny Dalton awakens, after being beaten by a group of eco-terrorists who were vandalizing his lab at biotech firm Azina, his business partner Frank Donahue tells him him that 15 years have passed and Johnny is merely a clone of himself. ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, cyberpunk, coma, clones, escapades, heroes, save the world, life is a bitch, fugitives, androids and robots, on the run, a.i. ...
Time: future
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Last Battle (1983)
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, atmospheric, stylized, light, talky ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, distopia, doctors, apocalypse, isolation, vestiges of humanity, battles, fish, fight, escape, wasteland ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, paris france, france, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 1K
Borealis (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in 2045, Vic, an ex-ultimate fighter, is the owner of the only airstrip, hotel and bar in the high Arctic frontier town of Borealis. He does his best to keep the peace amongst a vast array of clashing characters in this lawless international ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, future dystopia, murder, life is a bitch, small town life, escapades, society, environmentalism, small town, winter, snow, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, near future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 4.7
 157
2084 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Not much left since the world died. That's what they called it the day the virus took over and people went inside, never to leave their homes again. Soon after that, the last of the food was gone, the last drop of gas was used up, the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, mosquito, isolation, survival, chaos, plague, confined, post apocalypse, food shortage, distopia, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. ...
Style: splatter, absurd, unusual plot structure, allegory, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, natural disaster, catastrophe, adventure, disaster, camp, brutality, alternate reality, adaptation, cold war ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.9
 3K
Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, save the world, survival, future dystopia, bio weapon, plague, monster, desert, gang, parasite ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s, 90s, near future
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.0
 648
Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, survival, apocalypse, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, society, plague, journey, post apocalypse, violence, murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.1
 435
Mad World (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It is the year 2037. Our world is dying, slowly, from a virus that has rendered mankind infertile. Not a single child has been born in 25 years. Governments are now powerless puppets for the biggest corporations and Biocorp, the world's ...
Style: disturbing, intense, suspense, apocalyptic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, fate of humanity, laboratory, cure, plague, end of the world, powerful corporation, infected, deadly virus, suffering, escapades, quarantine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 77K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, plague, cannibalism, quarantine, future dystopia, society, infected, rescue, chaos, chase ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2030s, 80s ...
Place: england, scotland, britain, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 755
TekWar (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After four years, Jake Cardigan is prematurely awoken from his fifteen year cryogenic punishment to a world very different than the one he knew. Much more than before 'Tek', the highly-addictive electronic designer narcotic of the 21st ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tech noir
Plot: cyberpunk, police detective, righting the wronged, injustice, false accusation, missing person, technology gone awry, future dystopia, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%