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, 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: thought provoking, philosophical, stylized, serious, twists and turns, dark humor, bleak, cynical, biting, clever ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, human nature, distopia, social decay, society, media satire, satire, technology, chaos, gadget, paranoia, media, technology gone awry, life, news, media coverage, politician, technophobia, mind control, fear, reporter, serial killer, conspiracy, television ...
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, stylized, serious and psychological films and TV series with plots about society, distopia, technology, storytelling, catastrophe, philosophy and dialogue mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Black Mirror: Wild Tales (2014), Utopia (2013), Ex Machina (2014), The Twilight Zone (1985), Humans (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: psychological, tense, dark humor, biting, cynical ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, wedding party, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, vengeance, corruption, violence, destiny, farce, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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92%
 8.4
 38K
Utopia (2013)
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: thought provoking, mind bending, captivating, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, buried truth, mysterious character, scientist, dishonesty, politician, danger, who to trust, life turned upside down, top secret, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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100%
 7.7
 460K
Ex Machina (2014)
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: mind bending, futuristic, twist ending, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, existentialism, technology, manipulation, a.i., isolation, human android relationship, robot, androids, cyborgs, man versus machine, psychology ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Twilight Zone (1985)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, anthology, psychological, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, back from the dead, supernatural ability, mystery, buried truth, nightmare comes true, nobody believes, human nature, mysterious character, investigation, abduction, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 34K
Humans (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 42 min.
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, technology, human nature, suburbs, society, inventions and discoveries, robot, artificial intelligence, betrayal, family, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
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, anthology, twists and turns, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: cyberpunk, alternate reality, alien, computer, multiple storylines, surrealism, twists & turns, fantasy world, supernatural, life philosophy, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, bleak, rough, captivating
Plot: surrogate mother, rape, violence against women, slavery, infertility, protest, sexism, kidnapping, society, totalitarianism, belief, torture ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.9
 183K
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: dark humor, futuristic, thought provoking, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: fighting the system, surveillance, satire, distopia, chase, mistaken identity, hallucination, alternate reality, paranoia, giant, interrogation, nightmare ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: england, london, europe, britain, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dimension 404 (2017)
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, exciting, tense, twists and turns, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, multiple storylines, surrealism, twists & turns, escapades, existentialism, disorder, friendship, justice, technology, monster, love interest ...
⇓ 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: surprise ending, twists and turns, mind bending, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, self destructing, insomnia, against the rules, fighting the system, life philosophy, insanity, fist fighting, nihilism, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 274K
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, twists and turns, intellectual, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, distopia, future dystopia, neo noir, discrimination, eugenics, genetics, society, destiny, paraplegic, space travel, hopes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: detroit, riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 905K
The Truman Show (1998)
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: thought provoking, philosophical, touching, clever, interesting ...
Plot: self discovery, freedom, fictional reality, deception, manipulations, loneliness, dishonesty, alternate reality, showbiz, voyeurism, suburban life, tv show ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future, 1990s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 61K
Maniac (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Two strangers find themselves caught up in a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial gone awry.
Style: satirical, twists and turns, philosophical, dark humor, futuristic ...
Plot: psychiatric patient, surrealism, distopia, pills, pill, experimental drug, medical experiment, alternative medicine, social decay, future shock, twists & turns, schizophrenia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 213K
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, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: technology, artificial intelligence, computers and web, nanotechnology, scientist, technology gone awry, resurrection, chaos, hi-tech, utopia, chaos and mayhem, mind control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 69K
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, society, distopia, post apocalypse, chaos, fight, doctor, human spirit, social decay, disability, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 81K
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, company, social media, internet, media manipulation, moral dilemma, surveillance, camera, distopia, peer pressure, female protagonist ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Years and Years (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, entertaining, dark humor, feel good
Plot: family relations, political satire, society, political activism, rebel, female politician, lgbt, politics, lifestyle, family drama, distopia
Time: near future, year 2019
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 40K
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: futuristic, atmospheric, tense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, totalitarianism, distopia, book, social decay, fighting the system, resistance, book burning, oppression, rebelliousness, introspection, satire ...
Time: future, 60s, 1960s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, adoption, a.i., future dystopia, distopia, androids, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood, parents and children ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 307K
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, atmospheric, psychological, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, fighting the system, lone hero, society, totalitarianism, resistance, utopia, gunfight, dictatorship, struggle ...
Time: future, 80s, 2000s
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 13K
House of Cards (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 226 min.
Story: Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader, he remains neutral and after a general election where the conservatives are returned with a reduced majority, he fully expects the new Prime ...
Style: tense, witty, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, journalist, reporter, intrigue, deception, dishonesty, power struggle, state affairs, manipulations, manipulation, coworker ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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60%
 7.9
 6K
Real Humans (2012)
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, captivating, serious, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, family relations, freedom, reluctant, civil rights, conflict, human nature, power relations, lawyer, society, black market ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
 629K
District 9 (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, biting, suspense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, distopia, alien encounter, human nature, alien, chaos and mayhem, racism, transformation, manhunt, society, discrimination, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
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100%
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 7.2
 81K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, 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: disturbing, surreal, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hallucination, insanity, brainwashing, mind control, paranoia, virtual reality, tv station, investigation, mysterious character, bdsm, tv show, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 47K
THX 1138 (1971)
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, thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, prison, utopia, future dystopia, totalitarianism, fighting the system, hologram, technology gone awry, chaos, separated, surveillance, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 64K
1984 (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, against humanity, politics, fascism, society, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 7K
The Prisoner (2009)
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: mind bending, twists and turns, stylized, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind control, village, desert, confined, uncover truth, captivity, isolation, prison, danger, lifestyle, society, delusion ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 22K
Alphaville (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.
Style: futuristic, stylized, thought provoking, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: distopia, surrealism, totalitarianism, neo noir, noir, punishment, anti conformity, terminator, self fulfillment, privacy invasion, behavior control, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 1950s, 50s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, plague, survival, deadly virus, danger, group of strangers, ex convict, chaos, scientist, politician, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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23%
 6.0
 2K
The Lottery (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Set in a dystopian future when women have stopped having children, "The Lottery" reveals a world staring down the barrel of impending extinction. Remarkably, 100 embryos are successfully fertilized and a national lottery is held to decide ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, bleak, serious ...
Plot: pandemic, lottery, infertility, conspiracy, scientist, government agency, society, chaos, future dystopia, human nature, extinction, embryo ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%