Movies like The Noah

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The Noah (1975)
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The Noah (1975)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Noah, the sole remaining survivor on our planet after a nuclear holocaust, finds himself unable to to accept his unique predicament. To cope with his loneliness, he creates an imaginary companion, then a companion for his companion and finally an entire civilization - a world of illusion in which there is no reality but Noah, no rules but those of the extinct world of his memory - our world. Written by Daniel Bourla
Style: avant garde, cult film, allegory
Plot: nuclear war, distopia, apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalypse, world war two, loneliness, teacher, religion, military, politics, male female relationship, betrayal, radiation, politician, destiny, jealousy, best friend, insanity, hallucination, rain, satire, imaginary friend, nuclear holocaust, existentialism ...
Time: future, post world war two

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, bleak, futuristic and suspenseful films with plots about distopia, apocalypse, post apocalypse, catastrophe, danger, survival and society mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Noah: Z for Zachariah (2015), 20 Years After (2008), The Day After (1983), Dead Man's Letters (1986), Gilgamesh (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Z for Zachariah (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the wake of a nuclear war, a young woman survives on her own, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth, until she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being. A distraught scientist, he’s nearly ...
Style: tense, bleak, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, nuclear war, radiation, apocalypse, love triangle, survivor, farm, survival, jealousy, human nature, chaos, religion ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
20 Years After (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, 20 years after an apocalyptic terrorist event that obliterated the face of the world!
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Plot: post apocalypse, life is a bitch, survival, escapades, society, danger, chaos, pregnancy, future dystopia, apocalypse, babies and infants, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
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The Day After (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: cold war, apocalypse, nuclear war, radiation, catastrophe, nuclear holocaust, survival, chaos, demolished city, hysteria, nuclear threat, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, ussr, nebraska, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Dead Man's Letters (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world after the nuclear apocalypse a scholar helps a small group of children and adults survive, staying with them in the basement of the former museum of history. In his mind he writes letters to his son — though it is obvious that they will ...
Plot: post apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, distopia, soviet, scientist, husband wife relationship, snow, christmas, death, dying, nuclear war, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Gilgamesh (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military expedition in Siberia gone wrong. The existence of humanity is in peril as Inanna, Sumerian goddess of lust and war has summoned a giant meteor to destroy the planet, after being accidentally set free from her ancient prison. The ...
Style: propaganda film, psychotronic, suspense, tense, scary ...
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, murder, soldier, propaganda, military, assassination, scientist, politician, politics, distopia, key ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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After We Leave (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sci-fi drama about a man struggling to find his wife, who he abandoned six years ago, before their visa to emmigrate to an off-world colony expires.
Style: suspense, visually appealing, intense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: colony, dystopic future, post apocalypse, husband wife relationship, pursuit, chase, life & death, distopia, vestiges of humanity, human existence, fate of humanity, demolished city ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 12K
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, ambiguous ending, dark, suspense ...
Plot: freezing, isolation, survival, distopia, apocalypse, humanity, contamination, science, bunker, laboratory, save the world, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.6
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Ravagers (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, frame up, deadly, escapades, gang, murder, apocalypse, vengeance, ship ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.9
 191K
Brazil (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent ...
Style: futuristic, cult film, thought provoking, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: fighting the system, distopia, surveillance, hallucination, dark humor, satire, mistaken identity, chase, alternate reality, paranoia, dystopic future, giant ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, london, europe, britain, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Illustrated Man (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man who has a body almost completely covered in tattoos is searching for the woman who cursed him with the "skin illustrations". Each tattoo reveals a bizarre story, which is experienced by staring at the scene depicted. When the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, scary, serious ...
Plot: end of the world, virtual reality, survival, stranded, obsession, tattoo, alien planet, lion, drifter, deadly, hallucination, multiple time frames ...
Time: future, 1930s, distant future
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Distant Thunder (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Patty is lying awake one night in a church basement, distraught and scared. She is to be executed the next morning for refusing to take the Mark of the Beast. Patty knows what lies ahead if she takes the mark but can still not believe in Christ.When ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christian propaganda, distopia, end of the world, minister, religion, religious persecution, preacher, guillotine, christian, bible prophecy
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 4K
On the Beach (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The world has finally managed to blow itself up and only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, gloomy ...
Plot: save the world, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, atomic bomb, race against time, navy, nuclear, chaos, danger, adventure, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.1
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Dragonfight (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the future, large corporations earn millions of dollars by staging gladiatorial fights to the death that are shown on worldwide television. One day, however, a fighter who is scheduled to hunt and kill an opponent in the Arizona desert decides ...
Plot: knight, murder, gladiator, fight to the death, fight, distopia, asian, violence, corporation, sword and sorcery, blood, desert ...
Time: future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 22K
After the Dark (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Indonesia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, philosophical, surprise ending, captivating ...
Plot: survival, youth, human nature, social relations, teacher, disorder, danger, bunker, teachers and students, philosophy, experiment gone awry, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Man from Ruin (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a series of unexpected UFO crash landings on the planet Earth, a large portion of life slowly and mysteriously went extinct. We follow a man that struggles for survival, as he gathers items needed for the impending winter. Outside of personal ...
Style: philosophical
Plot: forest, loneliness, winter, post apocalypse, end of the world, survival, very little dialogue, extinction, voice recording, videotaping, beer, abandoned building ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Where Have All the People Gone (1974)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to white powder, leaving behind only empty clothing. A handful ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, catastrophe, distopia, family life, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, chaos, nuclear holocaust, demolished city, supernatural, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Zero Theorem (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Romania, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.
Style: thought provoking, surreal, cerebral, semi serious, meditative ...
Plot: loneliness, escape from reality, computers and web, computer system, computer genius, virtual reality, hacker, distopia, uncover truth, future dystopia, society, computer ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
No Blade of Grass (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A strange new virus has appeared, which only attacks strains of grasses such as wheat and rice, and the world is descending into famine and chaos. Architect John, along with his family and friends, is making his way from London to his brother's ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: contamination, survival, apocalypse, family in danger, chaos, family relations, virus, farm, distopia, race against time, human nature, plague ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Silent Running (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for ...
Style: captivating, serious, contemplative, cult film, light ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, robot, distopia, environmentalism, fighting the system, greenhouse, biosphere, factory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog Blood are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War 4, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the ...
Style: cult film, futuristic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: desert, dog, distopia, survival, nuclear holocaust, satire, impregnation, telepathy, post apocalypse, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, fish out of water ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: phoenix arizona, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Switzerland, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: apocalypse, couples, couple relations, introspection, sexual relations, danger, chaos, global warming, friendship, end of the world, one day, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, contemplative, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: apocalypse, tunnel, painting, contamination, rain, legends and myths, artist, life & death, nuclear, nuclear holocaust, chaos, nuclear threat ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, mount fuji, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, fascism, against humanity, society, politics, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Quintet (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.
Style: psychological, futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: ice age, danger, rivalry, future dystopia, isolation, apocalypse, survival, obsession, chaos, life is a bitch, society, glacier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 1K
LX 2048 (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the near future, the sun has become so toxic people can no longer leave their houses in daytime, and normal life is conducted mostly inside the virtual realm. Against this dystopian backdrop, a dying man seeks to ensure the future well-being of ...
Style: unusual plot structure, psychological, exciting, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, mortality, terminal illness, virtual reality, family relations, catastrophe, father child relationship, virtual world, ecological disaster, clones, radiation ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Midnight Sky (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspenseful, futuristic, tricky
Plot: space travel, nuclear radiation, astronaut, end of the world, space colony, space station, space exploration, post apocalypse, survival, hallucination, spacecraft, apocalypse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Exterminating Angel (1962)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave. The Exterminating Angel is a 1962 surrealist film, written and directed by Luis Buñuel, starring Silvia Pinal. Sharply satirical and allegorical, the film contains a view ...
Style: thought provoking, surreal, cynical, biting, suspense ...
Plot: dinner party, guest, satire, surrealism, isolation, trapped, maid, party, hallucination, sheep, lamb, bear ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: spain, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, stylized, atmospheric, serious, experimental ...
Plot: survival, battles, isolation, distopia, life is a bitch, confined, danger, future dystopia, nuclear holocaust, chaos, society, graphic violence ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 20K
Zardoz (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the far future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.
Style: cult film, futuristic, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: stowaway, immortality, distopia, rebellion, breast feeding, death wish, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, vestiges of humanity, revolution, religions or cults, chaos ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Franklyn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set between the parallel worlds of contemporary London and the futuristic faith dominated metropolis of Meanwhile City, Franklyn weaves a tale of four souls, whose lives are intertwined by fate, romance and tragedy. As these worlds collide, a single ...
Style: psychological, bleak, futuristic, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: masked vigilante, future dystopia, mental illness, parallel world, imaginary, religions or cults, looking for love, vigilantism, love and romance, childhood sweetheart, torment, vengeance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%