Movies and TV shows like Black Mirror

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Black Mirror (2011)
 8.8
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Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, philosophical, serious, stylized, clever, bleak, cynical, biting, disturbing ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, society, distopia, social decay, human nature, dark humor, satire, technology, media satire, gadget, chaos, life, media, paranoia, technology gone awry, news, technophobia, mind control, media coverage, politician, fear, reporter, humanity, serial killer ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london

Most similar movies to Black Mirror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out thought provoking, twists and turns, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about society, distopia, technology, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling and paranoia mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Black Mirror: Utopia (2013), The Twilight Zone (1985), Wild Tales (2014), Gattaca (1997), Ex Machina (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: mind bending, thought provoking, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, scientist, hidden truth, life turned upside down, politician, who to trust, dishonesty, graphic violence, mysterious character, crimes, blackmail, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The Twilight Zone (1985)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is the first of two revivals of Rod Serling's acclaimed 1950/60s television series of the same name. It ran for two seasons on CBS before producing a final season for syndication.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, hidden truth, mysterious character, human nature, nightmare comes true, nobody believes, investigation, society, abduction, back from the dead ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 193K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, dark humor, multiple storylines, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, violence, corruption, wedding party, vengeance, destiny, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.8
 298K
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, genetics, discrimination, paraplegic, philosophy, society, eugenics, heart disease, space travel, destiny ...
Time: future, near future
Place: detroit, riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 526K
Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, 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: mind bending, philosophical, twist ending, psychological, tense ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, isolation, cyberpunk, technology, human android relationship, existentialism, cyborgs, manipulation, androids, a.i., androids and robots ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, alternate reality, supernatural, alien, computer, multiple storylines, surrealism, fantasy world, life philosophy, destiny, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.3
 91K
The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, France
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, intense, tense, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, privacy, media manipulation, surveillance, social media, internet, moral dilemma, company, distopia, peer pressure, female protagonist, criminal ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Years and Years (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if ...
Style: captivating, political, light, feel good, entertaining
Plot: family relations, political activism, political satire, society, politics, rebel, female politician, lgbt, lifestyle, politician, political intrigue, political candidate ...
Time: near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: manchester, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.9
 39K
Humans (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.
Style: thought provoking, serious, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, artificial intelligence, technology, human nature, society, inventions and discoveries, robot human relationship, parallel world, robot, friendship, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 7.7
 76K
Maniac (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 386 min.
TV show
Story: Two strangers find themselves caught up in a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial gone awry.
Style: satirical, philosophical, twists and turns, psychological, futuristic
Plot: surrealism, schizophrenia, psychiatric patient, distopia, pills, medical experiment, experimental drug, borderline personality disorder, alternative medicine, computer, trippy, social decay ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
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Fight Club (1999)
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: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, mind bending, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, split personality, self destructing, fighting the system, insomnia, social decay, life philosophy, dark humor, losing-it hero, paranoia, against the rules, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, captivating, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., distopia, adoption, future dystopia, cyberpunk, androids, destiny, global warming, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
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The Truman Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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: thought provoking, philosophical, psychological, surreal, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, freedom, deception, fictional reality, fictional reality show, hidden camera, morality, alternate reality, tv show, video surveillance, loneliness, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Brave New World (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 415 min.
TV show
Story: In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.
Style: surprise ending, futuristic, thought provoking, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: future dystopia, life is a bitch, distopia, utopia, dystopic future, genetic engineering, society, politics, social differences, satire, totalitarianism, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dimension 404 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
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, exciting, tense, surreal, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: multiple storylines, surrealism, escapades, existentialism, disorder, technology, friendship, justice, nostalgia, love interest, monster, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 198K
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, thought provoking, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
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 ⇓
67%
 6.2
 226K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, technology, nanotechnology, resurrection, computers and web, scientist, technology gone awry, hi-tech, chaos, cyberspace, inventions and discoveries, utopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 105K
Primer (2004)
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: philosophical, confusing, mind bending, surreal, intellectual ...
Plot: time travel, inventor, changing the past or future, time machine, parallel universe, time loop, experiment gone awry, time traveler, paradox, mistrust, identity crisis, science ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Style: melancholic, psychological, rough, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: surrogate mother, slavery, sexism, rape, infertility, totalitarianism, tyranny, violence against women, violence, protest, kidnapping, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 43K
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as "firemen", to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of ...
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, tense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, totalitarianism, distopia, social decay, fighting the system, resistance, oppression, rebelliousness, introspection, satire, firefighter, unhappy marriage ...
Time: future, near future, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 325K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, psychological, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, dystopic future, rebellion, lone hero, fighting the system, resistance, society, utopia, totalitarianism, gunfight, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 6K
Real Humans (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, family relations, freedom, civil rights, conflict, human nature, society, power relations, black market, lawyer, reluctant ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Man in the High Castle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: alternate reality, espionage, fascism, betrayal, resistance, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue, working undercover, political intrigue, disorder, secret agents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1962
Place: usa, japan, san francisco, new york, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.2
 1.1M
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, stylized, philosophical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, distopia, vengeance, freedom, rebellion, vigilantism, society, future dystopia, mysterious character, revenge, dark hero ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 6K
One Point O (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paranoid computer programmer Simon wakes up to find a package in his room one day. Despite attempts at securing his apartment, the packages keep arriving. While cameras watch Simon's every move, he struggles to find the answers to the ...
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, tricky ...
Plot: cyberpunk, paranoia, nanotechnology, neighbor, mind game, investigation, life is a bitch, programmer, mind control, robot, elevator, computer ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 73K
Blindness (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Canada, Japan, UK, Italy
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, suspenseful, serious, intense, philosophical ...
Plot: plague, blind character, post apocalypse, distopia, society, chaos, fight, doctor, social decay, human spirit, disability, suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Two Sentence Horror Stories (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology series featuring updated tales of horror and haunting for the digital age, inspired by the viral fan fiction of two sentence horror stories.
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, realistic, philosophical, suspense ...
Plot: technology, life is a bitch, social decay, computers and web, human nature, life philosophy, society, future dystopia, powerful ending, technology gone awry, loneliness, multiple storylines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.4
 10K
State of Play (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, journalist, journalism, politics, corruption, cover up, conspiracy, political corruption, manipulation, crimes, state affairs, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 128
SF8 (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the near future, SF8 tells the story of people who dream of a perfect society through technological advancements. This project is a Korean original sci-fi anthology series about an array of subjects including artificial intelligence (AI), ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: virtual reality, artificial intelligence, technology, robot, predicting the future, virtual world, fortune teller, end of the world, social decay, humanity, mind control, human nature ...
Time: near future, future
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, future dystopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, fascism, society, against humanity, politics, surveillance, fall in love, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%