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, allegory, cult film
Plot: nuclear war, distopia, post apocalypse, isolation, desert island, loner, apocalypse, end of the world, world war two, loneliness, teacher, military, religion, politics, betrayal, radiation, jealousy, destiny, politician, rain, best friend, nuclear holocaust, insanity, imaginary friend, hallucination ...
Time: future, post world war two

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Most similar movies to The Noah

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out bleak, serious, futuristic and visually appealing films with plots about post apocalypse, distopia, apocalypse, catastrophe, danger, survival and society mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Noah: Z for Zachariah (2015), The Day After (1983), Dead Man's Letters (1986), 20 Years After (2008), Testament (1983). 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, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: post apocalypse, love triangle, survivor, radiation, nuclear war, survival, apocalypse, end of the world, farm, distopia, religion, isolation ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 16K
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: thought provoking, disturbing, harsh, serious, suspense ...
Plot: nuclear war, cold war, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, disaster, post apocalypse, radiation, world war three, catastrophe, natural disaster, distopia, end of the world ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas, new jersey, missouri, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, nuclear war, apocalypse, disaster, survival, surrealism, nobel prize winner, coworker, catacomb, radiation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, apocalyptic
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, escapades, society, future dystopia, pregnancy, chaos, babies and infants, zombie apocalypse, woman with a gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 7.0
 6K
Testament (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: depressing, thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: nuclear war, nuclear holocaust, survival, tragedy, cold war, small town, disaster, death, post apocalypse, distopia, apocalypse, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, near future, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.9
 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, apocalyptic ...
Plot: nuclear war, submarine, apocalypse, post nuclear, nuclear holocaust, save the world, nuclear, atomic bomb, heroic mission, survival, race against time, navy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.0
 131
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: psychotronic, scary, suspense, tense, propaganda film ...
Plot: post apocalypse, scientist, military, soldier, distopia, assassination, murder, alien, politics, politician, propaganda, masturbation ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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: suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, ambiguous ending, dark ...
Plot: distopia, apocalypse, isolation, post apocalypse, survival, science, humanity, freezing, environment, natural disaster, bunker, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: philosophical, stylized, twists and turns, exciting, visually appealing ...
Plot: space travel, colony, dystopic future, post apocalypse, chase, survival, human existence, surrealism, husband wife relationship, survivor, apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, end of the world, faith, religious, religion, bible prophecy, distopia, christian propaganda, minister, religious persecution, preacher, guillotine
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.9
 200K
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: surreal, disturbing, psychological, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, surveillance, cyberpunk, surrealism, christmas, dark humor, dystopic future, mistaken identity, bureaucracy, steampunk, dream ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, brazil, london, britain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.5
 445
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, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, atomic bomb, graphic violence, disaster, catastrophe, cooking and food, chaos, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, future dystopia, murder ...
Time: future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: futuristic, humorous, surreal, disturbing, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, dog, desert, survival, nuclear holocaust, distopia, apocalypse, sperm donor, female nudity, talking dog, coming of age, telepathy ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: oklahoma, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The City of Lost Children (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.
Style: surreal, gothic, atmospheric, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: steampunk, distopia, friendship, good versus evil, mad scientist, adventure, french, children, cloning, cyberpunk, island, clones ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
 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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teacher, human nature, survival, bunker, disorder, social relations, teachers and students, philosophy, experiment gone awry, love and romance, underground bunker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, scary, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: end of the world, virtual reality, survival, stranded, obsession, tattoo, conundrum, lion, alien planet, drifter, body horror, a vision ...
Time: future, distant future, 1930s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: survival, post apocalypse, winter, very little dialogue, end of the world, loneliness, extinction, forest, beer, alone, abandoned building, videotaping ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: apocalyptic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, disaster, distopia, radiation, monster, failed pilot, catastrophe, survival, supernatural, escapades, life is a bitch, demolished city ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: surreal, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral, meditative ...
Plot: loneliness, distopia, computers and web, computer system, computer genius, hacker, escape from reality, virtual reality, computer, cyberpunk, meaning of life, uncover truth ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: depressing, disturbing, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, distopia, apocalypse, collapse, attempted rape, gang rape, rape, disaster, pandemic, railway, quarantine ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 29K
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: sexy, light, apocalyptic, sad, disturbing ...
Plot: space travel, robot, distopia, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, space station, environmental, isolation, post apocalypse, astronaut, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: disturbing, thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: distopia, brainwashing, future dystopia, totalitarianism, surveillance, politics, torture, fascism, female nudity, against humanity, technology, betrayal ...
Time: future, year 1984, 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, introspection, couple relations, couples, sexual relations, chaos, global warming, friendship, artist, disaster, one day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, dark, surreal ...
Plot: mental illness, masked vigilante, future dystopia, vigilantism, imaginary friend, depression, suicide, parallel world, distopia, looking for love, religions or cults, vengeance ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., future dystopia, robot, adoption, androids, end of the world, boy, child's point of view ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, atmospheric, stylized, light, talky ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, distopia, doctors, apocalypse, isolation, vestiges of humanity, battles, fish, fight, escape, wasteland ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, paris france, france, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 3K
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: post apocalypse, ice age, climate change, rivalry, isolation, future dystopia, society, life is a bitch, survival, chaos, apocalypse, obsession ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: surreal, atmospheric, mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical ...
Plot: artist, surrealism, art, dreams, life & death, legends and myths, death, dream, bittersweet, powerful ending, melancholy, demon ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo, mount fuji, asia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 747K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, virus, supernatural, distopia, infected, plague, quarantine, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: surreal, philosophical, political, allegory, cerebral ...
Plot: surrealism, isolation, dinner party, class differences, social satire, satire, piano, mansion, sheep, room, survival, insanity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: spain, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%