Movies like Kamikaze 1989

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Kamikaze 1989 (1982)
 5.7
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Kamikaze 1989 (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a totalitarian society of the future, in which the government controls all facets of the media, a homicide detective investigates a string of bombings, and finds out more than he bargained for.
Style: art house, parody, intellectual
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, post apocalypse, police, surrealism, crime investigation, bomb, prosecution, police officer, murder, alcoholic, loner, gunfight, underground, masturbation, totalitarian regime, darkness, car accident, disco, police station, totalitarian state, colleague, resistance fighter, tv show, surveillance ...
Time: future, year 1989

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, suspenseful, serious and cult film films with plots about distopia, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, murder, police, death and gun mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Kamikaze 1989: Zone 414 (2021), Goliad Uprising (2012), Hardware (1990), THX 1138 (1971), Car Cemetery (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The War of the Worlds: Next Century (1981)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Film opens on December 18, 1999, just a few days before the dawn of the new century. A local reporter, Iron Idem, announces that the Martians have landed. Shortly after that his program loses its independence: he is given the script telling the ...
Style: surreal, allegory, cult film
Plot: martian, post apocalypse, distopia, surrealism, underground, police, rock concert, media manipulation, confession, television studio, court, brainwashing ...
Time: future, year 1999, 90s
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95%
 5.0
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Zone 414 (2021)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the near future on a colony of state-of-the-art robots, a private investigator is hired by the colony's creator to bring his missing daughter home.
Style: futuristic, captivating, disturbing, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: androids and robots, cyberpunk, distopia, artificial intelligence, androids, investigation, humanoid robot, uncover truth, sleuth, mystery, private detective, forensics ...
Time: future, near future
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87%
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: distopia, satire, political satire, post apocalypse, science, espionage, technology, riot, cyberspace, hacker, murder
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.9
 16K
Hardware (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
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: bleak, rough, suspenseful, macabre, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, post apocalypse, cyborgs, distopia, apocalypse, killer robot, desert, robot, survival, man versus machine, woman in danger, terminator ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 52K
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: thought provoking, bleak, talky, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: distopia, totalitarianism, dystopic future, surveillance, future dystopia, cyberpunk, prison, androids and robots, alone in the world, fighting the system, utopia, prison escape ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Lipton Cockton in the Shadows of Sodoma (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The 21st-century tale centers on taciturn detective Lipton Cockton as he looks into a series of murders involving exploding victims. The main clue in the case is the white halter dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the subway vent scene in The Seven ...
Style: cult film
Plot: cyberpunk, post apocalypse, police, distopia, rape, rooster, homosexuality, sex shop, violence, manhood, male nudity, transvestism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 118
Car Cemetery (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The plot is set in a post apocalyptic Junkyard where people take refuge from authority and are able to practice their fantasies and fetishes without being stopped by the police. These people are led by Emanou who is a sort of Messiah, who promises ...
Style: allegory, avant garde
Plot: surrealism, post apocalypse, distopia, junkyard, s&m, social outcast, punk, crucifix, skin, pigeon, nudity (full frontal - brief), punk rocker ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 3K
Death Watch (1980)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine, without her knowledge. His footage will then be run on the popular TV series, "Death Watch".
Style: serious, bleak, neo noir, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: distopia, terminal illness, television, cyberpunk, surveillance, fictional reality show, tv reporter, ex husband ex wife relationship, chaos, fighting the system, life is a bitch, tragic hero ...
Time: future, 80s, near future
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Liquid Dreams (1991)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a slightly future America, a woman goes to the big city to visit with her sister, who is dead in her apartment. In order to find out what happened to her sister, she gets a job working at a dance club, a lower notch in the strip joint circuit. ...
Style: erotic, psychotronic, weird, cult film
Plot: stripper, making love, sex scene, strip club, chemist, taxi driver, hypnosis, injection, taxi, sadism, bodyguard, sister sister relationship ...
Time: near future, future
Place: kansas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 4K
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: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, police, fight, human experiment, anarchist, capitalism, murder, death, death of mother, corruption, teenager ...
Time: near future, future
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Man Called Rage (1984)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a soldier of fortune enters "The Forbidden Land" to find uranium that will help save mankind. However, a rival adventurer is also after the uranium, but for his own ends.
Plot: post apocalypse, murder, uranium, rebel, distopia, rambo, radioactivity, death, survivor, manhunt, post nuclear, gang ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 178K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, future dystopia, utopia, dystopic future, time travel, crime fighter, maverick cop, police, violence, good versus evil, surveillance ...
Time: future, 2030s, near future, 80s, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.9
 21K
Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In an oppressive future, a 'fireman' whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, captivating, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: partners, society, crimes, firefighter, resistance, fighting the system, childhood memory, couple relations, redemption, murder, meaning of life, fire ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Run Like Hell (1995)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the year of 2008, war and sickness have overtaken the planet. The deranged government declares single women a threat to the human race. Singles women are imprisoned. The corrupt warden is determined to keep the prisoners locked up.
Plot: post apocalypse, prison, cyberpunk, female prisoner, distopia, ninja, women in prison, rape, sword fight, prison fight, voyeur, sexual favor ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Last Survivors (2021)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The pic is set in the aftermath of an apocalyptic event that forces people into extreme isolation. A father and son, who have been living off grid for 20 years, encounter an outsider who threatens to destroy the utopia they’ve built.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, dark
Plot: utopia, father son relationship, father and son, family relations, relationships, family life, lifestyle, male female relationship, relationship problems, post apocalypse, estrangement, disaster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.5
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Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, surprise ending, experimental, neo noir ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, revenge, murder, microchip, nanotechnology, distopia, cyborgs, surgery, super soldier, evil wins, super computer ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 176K
Surrogates (2009)
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, bleak, suspenseful, surreal, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, cyberpunk, distopia, androids and robots, dystopic future, technology gone awry, utopia, cloning, clones, future dystopia, physical appearance, cyborgs ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, affectionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer, artificial intelligence, cold war, scientist, cyberpunk, distopia, human versus computer, science runs amok, talking computer, cyborgs, man versus machine, disaster ...
Time: future, 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: rough, futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, dystopic future, chase, prison, rivalry, resistance, gadget, tough heroes, future dystopia, escapades, prison escape ...
Time: future, near future, 80s, year 2017, year 2019 ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, prison, technology gone awry, future dystopia, chaos, a.i., escapades, man versus machine, survival, save the world, race against time, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
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Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, entertaining, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, dystopic future, post apocalypse, memory loss, future dystopia, technology, secret agents, false memory, implanted memory, alternate reality, conspiracy ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 55
Crash Test (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A writer is kidnapped and surgically transformed into a human crash test dummy.
Plot: corporation, writers, partisan, cell, car accident, cult, surrealism, underground, kidnapping, cell mate, hit by a car
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Cyborg Cop II (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fancy, loner cop loses his partner to a crazed terrorist during a hostage rescue. He settles for the terrorist going to Death Row in jail. What Jack doesn't know is that the terrorist will be taken and turned into a cyborg for the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: cyborgs, police, cyberpunk, one man army, violence, heroes, terminator, one against many, robot, androids and robots, superhuman powers, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Solar Crisis (1990)
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, apocalyptic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, spacecraft, astronaut, bomb, fantasy world, space travel, catastrophe, clones, desert, death, end of the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Tau (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Held captive in a futuristic smart house, a woman hopes to escape by befriending the A.I. program that controls the house.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, intellectual ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, kidnapping, escape attempt, robot, laboratory, experiment, woman in danger, security system, murder, kidnapped woman, drone, cyberpunk ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Quito 2023 (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ecuador
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Is the year 2023. Quito has been walled by Leonardo Ponce, a military dictator that took control of the city in the early 2010's. A group of revolutionaries led by Marcos and Santiago are on the verge of giving a coup d'état. Just hours ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: revolutionary, military, revolution, dictatorship, coup d'etat, power struggle, war, distopia, underground, dystopic future, subversion
Time: future, near future
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Last Days of Man on Earth (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the death of his Nobel Prize-winning father, billionaire physicist Jerry Cornelius becomes embroiled in the search for the mysterious "Final Programme", developed by his father. The programme, a design for a perfect, self-replicating ...
Style: apocalyptic, depressing, psychedelic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, post apocalypse, folklore, human experiment, disaster, satire, chase, rescue, computer expert, immortality, brother murders brother, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future
Place: europe, london, england, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 1K
Z.P.G. (1972)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, a very smoggy and overpopulated Earth government makes it illegal to have children for a generation. One couple, unsatisfied with their substitute robot baby, breaks the rules and gets in a lot of trouble. (Z.P.G. ...
Style: experimental, serious, thought provoking, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: distopia, birth control, post apocalypse, robot, survival, contamination, overpopulation, pregnancy, legal action, rebellion, androids and robots, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: future, distant future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
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Judge Dredd (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, superhero, dystopic future, post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, law enforcement, good versus evil, police, tough cop, vengeance, technology ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Airzone Solution (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The Airzone Solution takes place in a future Britain where pollution has reached a point where the populace must often wear filtration masks when they venture outside. AirZone, a powerful corporation, signs a lucrative deal with the government to ...
Plot: environmental, distopia, environmental activist, contamination, conspiracy, murder, corruption, gas mask, environmental issue, dark future, doctor who
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%