Movies and TV shows like Black Mirror

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 8.9
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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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Wild Tales
Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Argentina, Spain
122 min.
 8.1
Fight Club
Drama
USA, Germany
139 min.
 8.8
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Most similar movies to Black Mirror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, cerebral, serious and interesting films and TV series with plots about storytelling, twists & turns, greed, murder, dialogue, catastrophe and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Black Mirror: Utopia (2013), Wild Tales (2014), Brazil (1985), Blindness (2008), 1984 (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.5
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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, twists and turns, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, mystery, scientist, life turned upside down, conspiracy, gory, danger, cult, mysterious character, survival, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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System:   95%
    User:   88%
 
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
Plot: cyberpunk, anthology, alternate reality, computer, alien
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   93%
 
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 8.1
 136K
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, road rage, wedding party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   100%
 
 8.0
 169K
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:   38%
    User:   31%
 
 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, urban, human nature, greed, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 57K
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:   35%
    User:   31%
 
 8.1
 788K
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:   33%
    User:   67%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   100%
 
 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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, cerebral, bleak ...
Plot: memory, neo noir, death, future dystopia, technology, alternate reality, loneliness, surveillance, life & death, existentialism, haunted by the past, virtual reality ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
 7.8
 249K
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:   31%
    User:   37%
 
 7.7
 390K
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:   31%
    User:   25%
 
 7.3
 183K
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:   31%
    User:   35%
 
State of Play
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, politics, conspiracy, political corruption, journalism, investigation, corruption, betrayal, adultery, manipulations, twists & turns, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
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 6.9
 85K
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:   30%
    User:   31%
 
 8.8
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Fight Club
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, bleak, surreal, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: schizophrenia, imaginary friend, fight scenes, dual identity, fist fighting, imagination, violence, mental instability, psychology, dissociative identity disorder, visionary, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   100%
 
 6.8
 85K
eXistenZ
Genre: Action, 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, technology gone awry, gory, computer game, violence, existentialism, technology, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   26%
 
Dirty Pretty Things
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay, a Turkish woman, and a Nigerian doctor named Okwe who is working as a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: hotel, immigrants, betrayal, chess, hospital, working class, survival, crime, greed, british, secrets, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, latin america, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   26%
 
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nine years on, another Morley child has gone missing on her way home from school. Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson is forced to remember the very similar disappearance of Clare Kemplay, who was found dead in 1974, and the subsequent ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, stylized, serious, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, police corruption, corruption, torture, brutality, violence, investigation, police investigation, organized crime, missing child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
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Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire, but things become more difficult for the ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: crime, murder, police corruption, serial killer, police investigation, conspiracy, uncover truth, neo noir, corruption, investigation, police, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Style: talky, clever, twists and turns, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, spy, cold war, british, betrayal, investigation, secret service, russian, mole, government agency, spies, secrets ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, czechoslovakia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   29%
 
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:   22%
 
 7.6
 68K
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:   24%
    User:   25%
 
 6.2
 16K
Franklyn
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, 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:   23%
    User:   22%
 
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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:   19%
 
 6.9
 89K
Exam
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending, mind bending ...
Plot: mystery, ambition, human nature, manipulations, psychology, plot twist, mind game, room, obsession, job, paranoia, dialogue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   20%
 
 7.3
 70K
Videodrome
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, disturbing, psychological, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, cult, obsession, brainwashing, surrealism, television, pornography, violence, cyberpunk, insanity, sex, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   26%
 
 6.1
 28K
The Machine
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, military, cyberpunk, robot, technology, cold war, british, science, surveillance, death, androids, a.i. ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: utopia, space travel, alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, technology, evil alien, creativity, adaptation, humanity, storytelling, writers ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   24%
 

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 6.7
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In Time
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, stylized, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, time, survival, future dystopia, immortality, class differences, race against time, existentialism, revenge, life & death, greed, life philosophy ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   20%
 
 8.1
 668K
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:   22%
    User:   21%
 
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