Movies like Life in a Day

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Life in a Day (1999)
 5.9
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Life in a Day (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A scientific experiment in rapid-cell growth goes awry when a lab assistant steals the developed serum and injects it into his pregnant girl friend. The result is a child that grows through adulthood and will die within days, if a cure cannot be found.
Plot: female director, pregnancy, young woman, human experiment, experiment, childbirth, laboratory, pregnant woman, scientific experiment, experiment gone awry, little girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, aging, driving, death of mother, race against time, rapid aging, death in childbirth, serum

Most similar movies to Life in a Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and psychological films with plots about catastrophe, female director, gun, experiment gone awry, race against time, scientist and distopia mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Life in a Day: Devil Winds (2003), Plague (1979), Warning Sign (1985), Dancing Trees (2009), Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 351
Devil Winds (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A brilliant meteorologist returns to his hometown in Oklahoma to try to stop the biggest tornado ever.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, adventure, save the day, tornado, forces of nature, environmentalism, race against time, danger, escapades, laboratory, father daughter relationship, car chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 246
Plague (1979)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An outbreak of a bacteria called M-3 causes people to die in extreme pain via body spasms. A woman who is a carrier escapes from a hospital and goes on the run, spreading the plague to people she encounters, and onto food in fast food stops etc. She ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: plague, laboratory, city, disease, race against time, hospital, virus, catastrophe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.1
 2K
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: bleak, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, contamination, laboratory, bio weapon, biological warfare, supernatural, crimes, race against time, life is a bitch, rescue, future dystopia, small town ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Dancing Trees (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Martha (Katie Boland), 18, sees the world as animated and fun. She has a form of autism that means she is a mathematical genuis whilst incapable of looking after herself. Living in a dull routinewith her cousin Nicole (Brooke Burns), and mother ...
Plot: autism, girl stripped down to bra, investigation, female director, death of mother, scientist, prodigy, murder of mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, heroic mission, survival, save the world, forces of nature, chaos, journalism, danger, adventure, race against time, catastrophe, hurricane ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.5
 30K
Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, futuristic, exciting, clever, philosophical ...
Plot: scientist, cloning, science, resurrection, car accident, family in danger, genetics, scientific experiment, family, biologist, laboratory, consciousness ...
Time: near future
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Kessler's Lab (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kessler's lab was created to run drug trials to determine what went wrong with a once popular mood stabilizing drug. Dr. Martin Kessler cloned his own daughter, who died from the drug. Once with ten test subjects, he and Dr Josephine Vanderhill ...
Plot: psychologist, clones, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 201
Hysteria (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Story: Legendary actor Patrick McGoohan turns his famous character from THE PRISONER upside down as the psychiatrist in charge of an insane asylum. He has connected his inmates into a group mind where they share each other's psychoses, dreams and ...
Style: psychological, psychotronic
Plot: experiment, homosexual, masturbation, female nudity, medical experiment, mental institution, stuttering, dancing, psychiatrist, falling down stairs, dance, wheelchair
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 4.5
 1K
The Unborn (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple who cannot have children joins an in-vitro fertilization program. While she is with child, she finds strange occurrences happening within her body. The horror surrounding the child comes to light when the parents find that their child has ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, scary, cult film
Plot: pregnant woman, fetus, experiment gone awry, artificial insemination, monster, mad scientist, mutant, technology, genetics, baby, killer child, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Meltdown: Days of Destruction (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Despite scientist Nathan's warnings, his boss continues an experiment meant as publicity for his satellite firm: exploding an asteroid. Instead it splits, and the major piece, the size of Iceland, changes course to earth. It is deflected but so ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, save the world, survival, heroes, escapades, law enforcement, adventure, danger, chaos, police detective, chases and races, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 452
H. (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 93 min.
Story: H. is a modern interpretation of a classic Greek tragedy in which two women, each named Helen, live out their mirrored lives of one another in the town of Troy, NY. The first Helen is in her 60s, lives with her husband Roy, and takes care of a ...
Plot: female director, hot dog, man crying, crying man, meteorite, crying woman, female in shower, walking in the woods, fishing, massage, crane, close up of mouth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 31K
The Final Cut (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a world with memory implants, Robin Williams plays a cutter, someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories. His latest assignment is one that puts him in danger.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, twists and turns, intellectual, tense ...
Plot: surveillance, technology, memory, microchip, death, haunted by the past, childbirth, chase, child birth, child abuse, distopia, twists & turns ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.5
 421
Nightfall (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The people of the planet Aeon, blessed with six suns, have never experienced night. When an archeological excavation uncovers evidence of an ancient catastrophe, all signs point towards the impending darkness of the very first Nightfall. Panic ...
Plot: outer space, astronomy, planet, female director, sword and sorcery, sword and planet
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 3K
Ares (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a near future, the world order has changed. With its 10 millions of unemployed citizens, France has now become a poor country. Its people wavers between rebellion and resignation and find an outlet in the shape of TV broadcast ultra brutal fights ...
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: cyberpunk, male prostitute, human experiment, capitalism, murder, police, fight, anarchist, corruption, death, death of mother, distopia ...
Time: near future
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 4K
Fast Color (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.
Plot: female director, scientist, grandmother, mother, recovering drug addict, superhero, capture, daughter, superhuman, drought, family home, countryside ...
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Acceptable Risk (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ambitious medical researcher discovers a mold that he believes could be the foundation of a miracle cure for degenerative disease
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly, couple relations, experiment gone awry, supernatural ability, miraculous event, doctors and patients, kissing, murder, death, exploding car, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 941
Arctic Heart (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A timid young grad student madly in love with her scientist boss offers her body to his research.
Style: humorous, enigmatic, captivating, light, medical drama
Plot: dna, experiment, laboratory, scientist, penguins, mutation, love, scientific research, human experiment, female director, student, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Greatest House in the World (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guatemala, Mexico
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Rocio, a Maya Mam girl, lives in the mountains with her mother, who is pregnant and her granny. Due to an early delivery from her mother, Rocio is stuck with caring for a herd of sheep, the first time she has done it on her own. Playing in the ...
Plot: female director, childbirth, cloud, forest, countryside, birth, little girl, candle, sheep, grandmother, blowing out candle, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in ...
Style: thought provoking, exciting, suspense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: intelligence, rebellion, imaginary, experiment gone awry, monkey, leader, alzheimer's disease, rebelliousness, fight for supremacy, genetically altered, virus, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, near future, 2010s, future
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
He Loves You Not (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Single mom Julie Stevens' life is turned upside-down when international con man Martin moves to her neighborhood. As Julie begins to open up to Martin's charms, another woman - Sloane - is determined to kill Martin for having left her and ...
Plot: handgun, teenage girl, teenager, coffee, gun, screaming woman, screaming, pistol, con artists, confidence artist
Place: washington state, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Deadly Adoption (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Things go awry when an author and his wife welcome a pregnant woman into their home, with plans to adopt her baby.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: adoption, baby, married couple, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, adultery, pregnant woman, obsession, family in danger, little girl, child in peril, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Victor Frankenstein (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, touching, stylized, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, gothic horror, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, monster, experiment, laboratory, friendship, redemption, reanimated corpse, vengeance, escapades ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: usa, london, scotland, england, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 455
Revenge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rebekka travels back to a hotel by the Norwegian fjords seeking revenge on the man who ruined her sister's life. Under false identity, she seeks out her deceased sister's violator and embeds herself into his idyllic family to destroy his ...
Plot: female director, justice, retribution, small town
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, emotional, road movie ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, party, race against time, life is a bitch, on the road, chaos, redemption, little girl, escapades, chases and races, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 5K
Level 16 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The teenage girls of Vestalis Academy are meticulously trained in the art of being “clean girls,” practicing the virtues of perfect femininity. But what exactly are they being trained for? Vivien intends to find out.
Style: brutal, melancholic, suspenseful, captivating, mysterious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: women's prison, isolation, deception, girls' boarding school, friendship between girls, female protagonist, secrets, distopia, boarding school, vaccine, imprisonment, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 97K
Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: twists and turns, surreal, tricky, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, inventor, time machine, experiment gone awry, parallel universe, inventions and discoveries, couple relations, friends, crumbling relationship, dishonesty, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Trimester (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young married couple, Eric and Tracy Smythe, are thrilled when they adopt a baby, only to have it taken away from them when the mother turns out to be married. At a complete loss, and in debt from in vitro, they are desperate to complete their ...
Plot: stalker, mad woman, pregnancy, fight, extortion, bed, blackmail, child custody, stalking, mental illness, old love, fatherhood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Locusts: The 8th Plague (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of scientists try to stop a swarm of flesh-eating locusts that escape from a top secret government lab in the USA Midwest.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, save the day, dangerous animal, danger, race against time, deadly, entomologist, locust, insect, gory, secret place, government facility ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.3
 795
Dark Storm (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a secret military base a group of scientists have made a discovery unequaled since the invention of the A-bomb; code-named Eruptor, it's a device that supercharges Dark Matter and uses it to change the molecular structure of its target, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie
Plot: catastrophe, military base, save the world, mad scientist, race against time, heroes, experiment gone awry, disorder, danger, deadly, escapades, save the planet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Limb Salesman (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Gabriel Goode is The Limb Salesman-- a disgraced doctor who regenerates limbs on the black market. When Goode travels to the water mining regions of the north to heal the cherished daughter of a wealthy water miner, dark family secrets are revealed, ...
Plot: female director, candle, latex gloves, surgical mask, sunglasses, corpse, distopia, medical mask, self sacrifice, doctor patient relationship, suit and tie, dental mask ...
Time: future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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