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Cold Lazarus (1996)
 7.6
 653
Cold Lazarus (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Dennis Potter's last production for television, screened alongside Karaoke.
Style: futuristic
Plot: distopia, scientist, technology, virtual reality, writers, fascism, laboratory, memory, rich woman, murder, decadence, riot, police investigation, future dystopia, secret police, female scientist, decapitation, cryogenics, pharmaceutical company, evil corporation, decapitated head, tabloid
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, suspenseful, serious and suspense films and TV series with plots about distopia, technology, future dystopia, murder, danger, life is a bitch and society mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cold Lazarus: Quatermass (1979), Brave New World (2020), Reverie (2018), 1990 (1977), Black Mirror (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 695
Quatermass (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After the mysterious destruction of the new space station, young people find themselves drawn to a stone circle in England, and other locations around Earth. They believe they'll be taken to a better place by a higher power. Only Professor ...
Plot: riot, british army, alien, scientist, stonehenge, distopia
Time: future
Place: england, london
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95%
Brave New World (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, thought provoking, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, utopia, life is a bitch, distopia, dystopic future, genetic engineering, society, politics, social differences, satire, technology, totalitarianism ...
Time: future
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73%
 6.6
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Reverie (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A former detective specializing in human behavior is brought in when the launch of an advanced virtual reality program has dangerous and unintended consequences.
Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, enigmatic
Plot: virtual reality, subconscious, psychology, technology, strong female character, murder, family problems, help, computer program, supportive coworker, imagination, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 103
1990 (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The series is set in a dystopian future in which Britain is under the grip of the Home Office's Department of Public Control (PCD), a tyrannically oppressive bureaucracy riding roughshod over the population's civil liberties. Edward ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: distopia, oppression, rebel, journalist, tyranny
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 8.8
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Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, twists and turns, philosophical, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, distopia, social decay, society, human nature, satire, technology, media satire, chaos, gadget, life ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
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Wild Palms (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: future dystopia, mind control, cyberspace, conspiracy, mystery, fictional reality, uncover truth, society, crimes, manipulations, intrigue, manipulation ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2008
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
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The Last Train (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Train is a British six-part post-apocalyptic television drama serial first broadcast on the ITV network in 1999. It has since been repeated on ITV2 in 1999/2001 and on numerous occasions on the UK Sci-Fi Channel. The serial was written by ...
Style: futuristic, gloomy, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: top secret, tribe, post apocalypse, survivor, escapades, society, isolation, apocalypse, survival, danger, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.7
 46K
Dollhouse (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series that revolves around a corporation running numerous underground establishments across the globe which program individuals referred to as "Actives" with temporary personalities and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, life is a bitch, fbi, mysterious character, undercover, self discovery, uncover truth, human nature, memory, innocence lost, ethics, identity crisis ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 8.0
 141K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, distant future, resistance fighter, virtual reality, twists & turns, adventure, artificial intelligence, female nudity, consciousness, multiple storylines ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
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Extant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, stylized, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, scientist, mystery, androids and robots, family relations, fate of humanity, fear, alien, haunted by the past, parents and children, a.i., artificial insemination ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An Englishman's Castle (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in an alternative 1970s where Germany won the Second World War and occupied Europe, a soap opera called 'An Englishman's Castle' plays out through writer Peter Ingram.
Plot: distopia, jewish woman, future dystopia, apathy, screenwriter, nazi occupation, playwright, rebel, third reich, underground movement, love interest, world war two ...
Time: 70s, 1940s
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 5K
Looker (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, plastic surgeon, model, investigation, mind game, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes, technology gone awry, disorder, conspiracy, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Total Recall 2070 (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Total Recall 2070 is a science fiction television series first broadcast in 1999 on the Canadian television channel CHCH-TV and later the same year on the American Showtime channel. It was later syndicated in the United States with some editing to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, androids, life is a bitch, rebellion, imaginary, society, manipulations, androids and robots, honest law enforcer, corporate world, manipulation ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, porno movie
Plot: police investigation, murder, serial killer, police detective, danger, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, police procedural, detective inspector, dirty cop, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, spain, london
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46%
 5.1
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Air (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the near future, breathable air is nonexistent. Virtually all of humanity has disappeared, and those chosen to reestablish society reside in a controlled state of suspended animation. Two engineers tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, dark, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: bunker, isolation, survival, distopia, apocalypse, humanity, contamination, science, freezing, laboratory, save the world, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Raised by Wolves (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, visually appealing, suspense, stylized
Plot: space colony, androids, post apocalypse, alien creature, distant planet, robot human relationship, distopia, survival, children, child, space opera, boy ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
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Superstorm (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany, France, Japan
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Superstorm is a three-part British docudrama miniseries written and directed by Julian Simpson, about a group of scientists that try to divert and weaken hurricanes using cloud seeding. Superstorm originally aired on BBC One for a period of three ...
Plot: natural disaster, hurricane, scientist, hurricane katrina, weather manipulation, storm, flooding, weather, vietnam war, cold war, cover up
Place: miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Childhood's End (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, world domination, demon, danger, utopia, alien invasion, dishonesty, humanity in peril, adaptation, evil alien ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.3
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The Hot Zone (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 277 min.
TV show
Story: Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.
Style: macabre, suspenseful, based on true events, stylized, rough ...
Plot: virus, research, military, infection, disease, scientist, fear, female protagonist, death, victim, doctor, quarantine ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., africa, texas, cleveland ohio, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Above Suspicion 2: The Red Dahlia (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: D.C.I. Langton takes charge when the body of would-be model Louise Pennell is found,sliced in half and with her mouth mutilated into a smile. D.C. Anna Travis discovers that newspaper journalist Richard Reynolds had received anonymous typed letters ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, police detective, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, strong female presence, media circus, danger, serial killer, deadly, crime scene, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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40%
The Man in the High Castle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: alternate reality, espionage, fascism, betrayal, resistance, political intrigue, working undercover, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, disorder, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1960s
Place: usa, japan, new york, cuba, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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 abuse, child birth, distopia, twists & turns ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Goliad Uprising (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Shannon Lark stars as Ariel Loner who uses her lovers to achieve her goal of thwarting the one man she hasn't been able to manipulate. Her web of seduction captures the handsome David (Aaron Weisinger) and leads him on a run for their lives as ...
Plot: cyberspace, technology, political satire, post apocalypse, murder, science, riot, espionage, hacker, satire, distopia
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 132
Doomwatch (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Doomwatch is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC, which ran on BBC 1 between 1970 and 1972. The series was set in the then present-day, and dealt with a scientific government agency led by Doctor Spencer Quist, ...
Plot: technology, scientist, doomsday, death, experiment, genetics, danger, progress, virus, nature, working out, evolution
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 1K
Omniscient (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: In a city where citizens are monitored 24/7, a tech employee must outsmart her surveillance drone in order to investigate a murder.
Style: contemplative, bleak, psychological, futuristic, philosophical
Plot: security system, distopia, murder, resistance, fighting the system, conspiracy theory, lone hero, violence, loss of family member, government agency, criminal, life is a bitch ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 497K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, technology gone awry, a.i., hi-tech, man versus machine, cyborgs, imaginary, danger, murder ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 280K
Gattaca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is ...
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, twists and turns, intellectual, psychological ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, neo noir, genetics, paraplegic, philosophy, eugenics, society, heart disease, space travel ...
Time: future, near future
Place: riviera, detroit, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.5
 103K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, human in outer space, space wars, investigation, alien life-form, conspiracy, space station, space opera, space exploration, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 84K
The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, intense, tense, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, privacy, company, social media, internet, moral dilemma, media manipulation, surveillance, camera, distopia, female protagonist, peer pressure ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, prison, utopia, future dystopia, totalitarianism, fighting the system, hologram, chaos, technology gone awry, separated, surveillance, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%