Movies and TV shows like Black Mirror

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Black Mirror (2011)
 8.9
 248K
Black Mirror
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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 stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, dark humor, philosophical, disturbing, bleak, serious, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, society, computers and web, technology, politician, news, media satire, corruption, alternate reality, reporter, fear, twists & turns, life, greed, serial killer, television, conspiracy, life philosophy, storytelling, media, anthology, technology gone awry, chaos, future shock ...
Time: future
Place: england
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 7.3
Dimension 404
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
USA
40 min.
 6.6
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Most similar movies to Black Mirror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, cerebral and psychological films and TV series with plots about storytelling, greed, society, twists & turns, dialogue, life philosophy and existentialism mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Black Mirror: Utopia (2013), Wild Tales (2014), Dimension 404 (2017), Blindness (2008), Childhood's End (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.5
 34K
Utopia
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: offbeat, serious, realistic, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: on the run, mystery, scientist, life turned upside down, conspiracy, danger, cult, gory, mysterious character, survival, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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System:   95%
    User:   88%
 
 8.1
 139K
Wild Tales
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: dark humor, tense, suspense, cynical, ironic ...
Plot: revenge, multiple storylines, twists & turns, human nature, destiny, unlikely criminals, violence, corruption, farce, greed, wedding party, road rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   100%
 
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.
Style: futuristic, psychological, exciting, suspenseful, sentimental
Plot: multiple storylines, surrealism, twists & turns, cyberpunk, alternate reality, life philosophy, supernatural, fantasy world, alien, computer, danger, destiny ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   87%
 
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Dimension 404
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Inspired by the Internet’s “404” error code, Dimension 404 aims to evoke that 3 AM feeling of wandering onto the weird side of the web, stumbling upon stories that cannot be explained in the world that we know.
Style: captivating, surreal, tense, exciting, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: multiple storylines, surrealism, twists & turns, existentialism, disorder, imaginary, escapades, friendship, justice, technology, anthology, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   100%
 
 6.6
 64K
Blindness
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Brazil, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a sudden plague of blindness devastates a city, a small group of the afflicted band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions of their imposed quarantine.
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: blindness, plague, disability, rape, society, apocalypse, hospital, brutality, human nature, urban, greed, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   100%
 
Childhood's End
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, philosophical, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, adaptation, utopia, technology, humanity in peril, creativity, danger, twists & turns, spacecraft, world domination, humanity, storytelling ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
 6.9
 86K
Primer
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: clever, surreal, talky, psychological, cerebral ...
Plot: time travel, mathematics, time loop, science, greed, paranoia, changing the past or future, time machine, dialogue driven, storytelling, dialogue, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
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 6.2
 29K
The Final Cut
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: suspense, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, cerebral ...
Plot: memory, technology, surveillance, neo noir, death, future dystopia, alternate reality, loneliness, voyeurism, haunted by the past, life & death, existentialism ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
 7.8
 251K
Gattaca
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, twists and turns, intellectual, inspirational, thought provoking ...
Plot: fighting the system, eugenics, genetics, distopia, science, philosophy, space travel, discrimination, injustice, heart disease, destiny, rebellion ...
Time: future, near future
Place: french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   31%
 
 5.3
 67K
The Circle
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
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, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Plot: technology, internet, company, dystopic future, female protagonist, fighting the system, women, utopia, world politics, propaganda, life philosophy, surveillance ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   34%
 
 7.3
 184K
Cube
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, tense, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, maze, violence, isolation, parallel world, mathematics, paranoia, existentialism, brutality, death, insanity, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   23%
 
 6.8
 43K
THX 1138
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, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: utopia, chase, prison, surveillance, technology, robot, prison escape, cyberpunk, distopia, college, future dystopia, motorcycle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
 8.0
 170K
Brazil
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, surreal, dark humor, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: fighting the system, surveillance, dreams, paranoia, surrealism, technology, alternate reality, cyberpunk, postmodernism, dystopic future, imagination, dark fantasy ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, europe, london, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
Movie in collections
 7.2
 58K
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: futuristic, bleak, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: brainwashing, fascism, book, technology, torture, freedom, betrayal, future dystopia, surveillance, fighting the system, rebellion, adaptation ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, 18th century, year 1984
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   27%
 
 8.0
 5K
Real Humans
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a parallel universe, Real Humans imagines a world where robots have become so human that they're barely distinguishable from real humans and follows the resulting emotional effects on two families as well as the trials of a group of ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, freedom, runaway, human nature, family relations, civil rights, reluctant, conflict, society, friendship, mentor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
 8.1
 796K
The Truman Show
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for ...
Style: surreal, touching, philosophical, thought provoking, satirical ...
Plot: freedom, fictional reality show, voyeurism, brainwashing, alternate reality, self discovery, fictional reality, loneliness, showbiz, television, paranoia, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, 1990s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   67%
 
 8.1
 674K
Donnie Darko
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, clever, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, insanity, dreams, time loop, schizophrenia, parallel universe, imaginary friend, psychology, destiny, end of the world, social misfits, postmodernism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   28%
 
 6.2
 16K
Franklyn
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: futuristic, bleak, clever, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: vigilantism, suicide, depression, imaginary friend, suicide attempt, insanity, mental illness, alternate reality, dark fantasy, vigilante, storytelling, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   26%
 
Movie in collections
 7.7
 396K
Ex Machina
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: clever, tense, surreal, philosophical, psychological ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, isolation, existentialism, man versus machine, technology, manipulation, philosophy, surveillance, science, internet, a.i. ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   26%
 
The Ides of March
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.
Style: clever, talky, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, idealism, corruption, innocence lost, morality, political intrigue, world politics, political, twists & turns, campaign, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, california, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
 7.5
 69K
Disconnect
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the stories intersect with surprising twists that expose a shocking reality ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, intense ...
Plot: internet, technology, loneliness, lawyer, bullying, crumbling marriage, storytelling, multiple storylines, single father, solitude, tragedy, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
 6.8
 85K
eXistenZ
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: futuristic, surreal, clever, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, alternate reality, cyberpunk, postmodernism, gory, technology gone awry, computer game, violence, existentialism, technology, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   100%
 
The Parallax View
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, politics, investigation, corruption, murder, conspiracy, assassin, brainwashing, paranoia, conspiracy theory, neo noir, political ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, seattle, latin america, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   23%
 
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 7.9
 411K
Children of Men
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: survival, redemption, violence, apocalypse, surveillance, rebellion, betrayal, chaos, chase, anti heroes, on the road, end of the world ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: london, england, europe, poland, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   21%
 
 6.3
 107K
Under the Skin
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, Poland, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, tense, bleak ...
Plot: alien, male nudity, femme fatale, space and aliens, existentialism, on the road, evil alien, loneliness, art, aliens, surrealism, dialogue ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   22%
 
 6.3
 7K
The Prisoner
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: An update to the cult favorite series from the 1960s about a government agent who is kidnapped and sent to a remote island known as "the Village".
Style: serious, atmospheric, twists and turns, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: prison, mystery, uncover truth, village, postmodernism, isolation, confined, government agency, desert, mysterious character, espionage, manipulations ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   24%
 
 7.9
 588K
District 9
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: bleak, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, segregation, transformation, genetics, violence, chase, racism, human nature, gory, aliens, alien invasion, weapons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   25%
 
 6.4
 83K
Monsters
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was ...
Style: stylized, road movie, serious, bleak, scenic ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, monster, survival, nasa, getting home, aliens, monsters, first contact, love story, existentialism, alien encounter ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   19%
 

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The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Ray Winstone heads a cast of acclaimed actors in four H. G. Wells stories
Plot: anthology, time travel, plot twist
Time: victorian england, 19th century
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System:   21%
    User:   100%
 
 6.5
 62K
Changing Lanes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, vengeance, corruption, revenge, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, moral ambiguity, losing-it hero, urban, greed, redemption, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   25%
 
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