Movies and TV shows like Black Mirror

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Black Mirror (2011)
 8.9
 349K
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, dark humor, clever, biting, serious, cynical, bleak, stylized, philosophical, disturbing ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, computers and web, society, media satire, alternate reality, mind control, technology, paranoia, news, media, gadget, media coverage, politician, chaos, technophobia, technology gone awry, fear, reporter, anthology, serial killer, life, television, greed, conspiracy ...
Time: future
Place: england

Most similar movies to Black Mirror

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, thought provoking and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about society, danger, technology, storytelling, life is a bitch, paranoia and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Black Mirror: Utopia (2013), Wild Tales (2014), Dimension 404 (2017), The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Gattaca (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 36K
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: offbeat, mind bending, thought provoking, captivating, clever ...
Plot: scientist, secret, danger, mysterious character, dishonesty, buried truth, who to trust, politician, conspiracy, life turned upside down, top secret, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 154K
Wild Tales (2014)
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: tense, psychological, dark humor, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, unlikely criminals, revenge, road rage, wedding party, corruption, violence, fighting the system, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ 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, suspenseful, exciting, psychological, sentimental
Plot: cyberpunk, alternate reality, alien, computer, multiple storylines, surrealism, twists & turns, supernatural, life philosophy, fantasy world, disorder, family relations ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, exciting, surreal, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, multiple storylines, twists & turns, surrealism, existentialism, escapades, disorder, technology, justice, friendship, anthology, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: infertility, surrogate mother, sexism, violence against women, protest, slavery, society, kidnapping, belief, soldier, torture, lesbian ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 264K
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, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, eugenics, society, destiny, space travel, philosophy, heart disease, distopia, paranoia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 33K
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: serious, stylized, thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: a.i., technology, androids and robots, human nature, suburbs, society, inventions and discoveries, betrayal, artificial intelligence, robot, family, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, freedom, human nature, reluctant, conflict, family relations, civil rights, a.i., power relations, society, black market ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 206K
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, stylized ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, technology gone awry, scientist, technology, chaos and mayhem, resurrection, nanotechnology, hi-tech, mind control, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 432K
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: tense, futuristic, mind bending, cerebral, twist ending ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, a.i., isolation, manipulation, existentialism, psychology, human android relationship, technology, deception, experiment gone awry, robot, man versus machine ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 1.7M
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, mind bending, twists and turns, biting, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, losing-it hero, social decay, fist fighting, nihilism, against the rules, insomnia, life philosophy, dissociative identity disorder, fighting the system, social misfits, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 177K
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, surreal, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: surveillance, paranoia, fighting the system, arrest, torture, interrogation, freedom, mistaken identity, bomb, chase, party, totalitarianism ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: europe, london, england, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 74K
The Circle (2017)
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, tense, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, company, social media, internet, moral dilemma, media manipulation, surveillance, privacy, camera, peer pressure, female protagonist, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 852K
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, clever, touching, interesting, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, manipulations, fictional reality, freedom, suburban life, dishonesty, voyeurism, tv show, deception, alternate reality, fictional reality show, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future, 1990s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.6
 67K
Blindness (2008)
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, suspenseful, serious, avant garde ...
Plot: plague, blind character, society, starvation, doctor, chaos, fight, rape, disability, hopes, pretense, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: stylized, clever, mind bending, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mind control, village, desert, confined, debate, mysterious place, direction and purpose, secret agenda, buried truth, behavior control, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Childhood's End (2015)
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, futuristic, philosophical, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, world domination, utopia, danger, dishonesty, spacecraft, humanity in peril, husband wife relationship, demon, adaptation, technology, creativity ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, stylized, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, virus, danger, group of strangers, deadly virus, chaos, doctor, politician, ex convict, scientist, survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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State of Play (2003)
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: realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, journalist, journalism, politics, corruption, cover up, conspiracy, political corruption, state affairs, crimes, political thriller, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 61K
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: futuristic, disturbing, psychological, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: future dystopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, against humanity, politics, society, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, fascism, betrayal, surveillance ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 2K
Manslaughter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Doodslag (Dutch for "Manslaughter") is the story of Max, a paramedic who is repeatedly hindered in performing his duties by loutish behaviour. As his ambulance hurries towards a complicated childbirth, some youths prevent Max from reaching ...
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: ambulance, unlikely criminals, power of media, media, social decay, society, moral dilemma, human nature, tv show, crimes, unfulfillment, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 21K
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, atmospheric, clever, tense ...
Plot: surrealism, totalitarianism, neo noir, terminator, self fulfillment, emotionless, investigation, urban, human nature, society, ruler, individualism ...
Time: future, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 807
The Last Train (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: The Last Train is a British six-part post-apocalyptic television drama serial first broadcast on the ITV network in 1999. It has since been repeated on ITV2 in 1999/2001 and on numerous occasions on the UK Sci-Fi Channel. The serial was written by ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, bleak, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: tribe, survivor, escapades, group of strangers, vestiges of humanity, society, passenger, apocalypse, survival, isolation, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.6
 5K
Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious planet, hopes, chaos, newcomer, danger, isolation, distant planet, human existence, vestiges of humanity, state affairs, life is a bitch, survival ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 45K
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, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, future dystopia, utopia, chase, totalitarianism, factory, pregnancy, radiation, computer, hologram, fighting the system, emotionless ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 2K
Wild Palms (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
Story: A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.
Style: disturbing, serious, mind bending, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind control, cyberspace, fictional reality, mystery, future dystopia, uncover truth, manipulations, crimes, society, intrigue, virtual reality, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2008
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Revengers Tragedy (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Revengers Tragedy is a film adaptation of the 1606 play The Revenger's Tragedy It was directed by Alex Cox and adapted for the screen by Cox's fellow Liverpudlian, Frank Cottrell Boyce. The film stars Christopher Eccleston as the ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Plot: murder, wedding, revenge, royal family, vengeance, rivalry, haunted by the past, crimes, corrupted ruler, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, head of state ...
Time: future
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.5
 12K
The Prisoner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, clever, serious, stylized ...
Plot: prison, gadget, mind control, spy, kidnapping, experiment, research, rivalry, scientist, anger, debate, cult ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 23K
Extant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, stylized, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, scientist, mystery, androids and robots, woman in danger, fate of humanity, family relations, fear, alien, haunted by the past, a.i., parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., artificial intelligence, future dystopia, adoption, destiny, adventure, parents and children, parenthood, society, human nature, family relations ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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