Movies like Kamikaze 1989

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Kamikaze 1989 (1982)
 5.8
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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: parody, intellectual
Plot: distopia, police, bomb, prosecution, alcoholic, loner, underground, crime investigation, mask, disco, murder, laughter, car accident, police station, tv show, totalitarian state, surveillance, kill, bomb threat, colleague, police officer, darkness, resistance fighter, falling to death, office building
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Kamikaze 1989

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, suspenseful, serious and psychotronic films with plots about distopia, murder, police, technology, death, chase and surveillance mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Kamikaze 1989: Anon (2018), Goliad Uprising (2012), Liquid Dreams (1991), Quito 2023 (2013), Death Watch (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
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Anon (2018)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a near-future world where there is no privacy, ignorance or anonymity, our private memories are recorded and crime almost ceases to exist. In trying to solve a series of unsolved murders, Sal Frieland stumbles onto a young woman who appears ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, tech noir, exciting, neo noir
Plot: distopia, surveillance, technology, murder investigation, hacker, female assassin, mind control, investigation, privacy, serial killer, erased memory, female killer ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: satire, science, hacker, post apocalypse, technology, riot, espionage, murder, political satire, cyberspace, distopia
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.9
 196
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: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: stripper, dancing, businessman, erotic thriller, police, dance club, nightclub, drug, murder of sister, bare breasts, chemist, sister sister relationship ...
Time: near future, future
Place: kansas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: allegory
Plot: martian, police, rock concert, media, bunk bed, alien contact, critic, firing squad, megaphone, dead wife, television, trial ...
Time: year 1999, future, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 5.0
 54
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: revolutionary, coup d'etat, revolution, military, dictatorship, power struggle, war, distopia, subversion, underground, dystopic future
Time: future, near future
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 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: futuristic, disturbing, psychological, neo noir, bleak ...
Plot: terminal illness, distopia, life is a bitch, tragic hero, rebellion, unfulfillment, journalism, media, society, fighting the system, chaos, tv show ...
Time: future, 80s, near future
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 163K
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, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, utopia, distopia, martial arts, dystopic future, police, crime fighter, good versus evil, one man army, betrayal, foot chase ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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66%
 4.9
 18K
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: surprise ending, tense, futuristic, captivating, philosophical ...
Plot: distopia, book burning, book, partners, society, resistance, firefighter, crimes, murder, devotion, childhood flashback, couple relations ...
Time: near future
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hardware (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: cult film, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, killer robot, desert, survival, man versus machine, cyborgs, woman in danger, technology gone awry, technophobia, post apocalypse, distopia, violence ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.5
 167K
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, tech noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, super soldier, nanotechnology, cyborgs, microchip, distopia, murder, implant, robotics, super computer, experimental technology ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 144K
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: serious, rough, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, chase, chases and races, dystopic future, future dystopia, danger, resistance, gadget, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, death sentence ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century, year 2019, year 2017 ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
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Z.P.G. (1972)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Denmark
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: serious, thought provoking, controversial, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: pregnancy, robot, distopia, overpopulation, contamination, birth control, legal action, babies and infants, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 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: cyberpunk, distopia, human experiment, male prostitute, capitalism, murder, police, fight, anarchist, death of mother, death, corruption ...
Time: near future
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.8
 286K
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: futuristic, thought provoking, intellectual, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, paraplegic, philosophy, eugenics, society, heart disease, space travel, destiny ...
Time: future, near future
Place: detroit, riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.0
 2K
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, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, catastrophe, astronaut, space travel, bomb, rescue, danger, race against time, survival, apocalypse, artificial intelligence, sun ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hot Traces of St. Pauli (1971)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: blackmail, taxi, police, ambulance, adulteress, car chase, strangulation, chase, junkyard, murder, record player, darkness ...
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 49K
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, dystopic future, hologram, technology gone awry, separated, chaos, surveillance ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
30 Years to Life (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the near future, instead of being sent to prison criminals are aged for the number of years the system feels is adequate to the crime they committed. Vincent Dawson is a 15 year old, whose late father was a musician who didn't exactly make ...
Plot: distopia, teenager, conspiracy, guilty verdict, 40 year old, framed for murder, whodunit, romantic relationship, virtual reality, convict, murder, teenage boy ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.2
 1K
The Dark (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At night the Mangler stalks the streets of Los Angeles, killing and mutilating random victims. On the trail are a TV reporter, the father of one of the victims, and a police detective, but despite their efforts only the mysterious psychic DeRenzy ...
Style: twist ending, slasher, psychotronic
Plot: alien, murder, city, police, evil alien, creature, serial killer, police investigation, laser beam, monster, police detective, chase ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 59K
Soylent Green (1973)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.
Style: cult film, futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, murder, police detective, starvation, cannibalism, overpopulation, investigation, ecological disaster, fighting the system, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century, 70s, near future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hidden Reserves (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The insurance salesman Vincent Baumann, a cold-blooded careerist and minion of a merciless system, becomes a victim of the very corporations he is representing. Degraded to a henchman he grimly struggles to get back on the job market. He fights to ...
Plot: distopia, butt naked, company, pubic hair, death, male objectification, insurance, male nudity, female nudity
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ...
Plot: sexual identity, transvestism, rooster, sex shop, serial killer, manhood, gay, distopia, machismo, homosexuality, police, murder investigation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Image of the Beast (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Third and best known entry in the Mark IV series of fundamentalist apocalypse films. Fundamentalist Christian guerrilla David helps condemned dissidents escape, attempts to subvert the computerized Mark of the Beast, and generally tries to survive ...
Style: christian film
Plot: end of the world, distopia, christian propaganda, bible prophecy, christian, antichrist, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.3
 160
Hungry for You (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's the year 2010, and half of all households receive virtual reality programming. However, someone has discovered how to use the VR receivers to murder men while being seduced into virtual sex with the seductive Viva. The FCC has contracted ...
Plot: sex in a bathtub, murder, skydiving, sex scene, virtual reality, race car, aspiring singer, female nudity, sex in a bathroom, crime investigation, erotica, transvestite
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.0
 41
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, car accident, cell, cell mate, underground, surrealism, kidnapping, hit by a car, cult, partisan, writers
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: cult film, suspenseful, gloomy, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, man versus machine, catastrophe, artificial intelligence, cold war, computer, ultimatum, mathematics, nuclear threat, super computer, apocalypse, computer system ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: canada, soviet union, colorado, ussr, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 238K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, philosophical, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, sun, danger, expedition, self sacrifice, astronaut, heroic mission, earth, bomb ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 170K
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, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, future dystopia, robot, technology gone awry, dystopic future, utopia, clones, murder, investigation, physical appearance, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Panic in the City (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American agent is assigned to track down a renegade Soviet spy who is building an atomic device in Los Angeles and plans to destroy the city with it.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: spy, radiation, panic, stock footage, hospital, police officer, evil man, radiation poisoning, atomic bomb, suicide, solitude, espionage ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Prodigal Planet (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Final and least well-known installment in the Mark IV series of fundamentalist apocalypse films. About to executed by the forces of the Antichrist, fundamentalist Christian guerrilla David is rescued by Connie, an Antichrist agent pretending to be a ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, christian, fictional war, antichrist, religion, end of the world, christian propaganda, distopia, bible prophecy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%