Movies and TV shows like Black Mirror

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Black Mirror (2011)
 8.9
 297K
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, biting, serious, clever, cynical, bleak, disturbing, twists and turns, stylized ...
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 serious, stylized, suspenseful and thought provoking films and TV series with plots about society, danger, technology, life is a bitch, paranoia, greed and storytelling mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Black Mirror: Utopia (2013), Wild Tales (2014), The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Gattaca (1997), Humans (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, psychological, suspenseful, exciting, sentimental
Plot: cyberpunk, alternate reality, alien, computer, multiple storylines, surrealism, twists & turns, fantasy world, life philosophy, supernatural, disorder, family relations ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 35K
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, atmospheric, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: scientist, conspiracy, politician, secret, fear, dishonesty, danger, who to trust, crimes, mysterious character, buried truth, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 8.1
 148K
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, revenge, unlikely criminals, wedding party, road rage, corruption, violence, fighting the system, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: psychological, bleak, melancholic, rough, captivating
Plot: protest, society, slavery, infertility, surrogate mother, kidnapping, belief, soldier, sexism, violence against women, torture, lesbian ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 258K
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, destiny, space travel, genetic engineering, society, heart disease, distopia, paranoia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: french riviera, 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: stylized, serious, thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: a.i., human nature, androids and robots, suburbs, technology, inventions and discoveries, society, betrayal, artificial intelligence, robot, family, runaway ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 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: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, freedom, family relations, human nature, civil rights, reluctant, conflict, a.i., society, black market, power relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ 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, surrealism, twists & turns, existentialism, escapades, disorder, justice, friendship, technology, anthology, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 417K
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, cerebral, mind bending, intellectual ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, a.i., isolation, manipulation, technology, existentialism, human android relationship, deception, experiment gone awry, man versus machine, philosophy, robot ...
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: twists and turns, biting, disturbing, surprise ending, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: losing-it hero, split personality, social decay, fist fighting, against the rules, nihilism, insomnia, violence, fighting the system, paranoia, social misfits, dark hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 203K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, 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: computers and web, artificial intelligence, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, scientist, technology, chaos and mayhem, resurrection, hi-tech, mind control, chaos, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 66K
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, surprise ending ...
Plot: plague, blind character, society, starvation, chaos, doctor, fight, rape, disability, urban, pretense, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 59K
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, bleak, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: future dystopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, society, fascism, oppression, politics, diary, book, against humanity, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 174K
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, escape, torture, interrogation, chase, party, bomb, totalitarianism, freedom, arrest ...
Time: future, year 1984
Place: london, europe, england, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 826K
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, surreal, clever, touching, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, manipulations, voyeurism, tv show, freedom, suburban life, dishonesty, fictional reality, deception, alternate reality, fictional reality show, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future, 1990s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.3
 72K
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%
 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: suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: village, mind control, desert, buried truth, confined, direction and purpose, escapades, uncover truth, behavior control, mystery, manipulations, mysterious place ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, utopia, danger, spacecraft, dishonesty, humanity in peril, world domination, husband wife relationship, demon, adaptation, technology, evil alien ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 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, tense, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, virus, danger, group of strangers, scientist, chaos, politician, ex convict, doctor, survivor, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, scary, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, parents and children, danger, social decay, life is a bitch, family relations, survival, zombie apocalypse, family in danger, apocalypse, gory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: tense, thought provoking, bleak, serious, biting ...
Plot: ambulance, unlikely criminals, crimes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, power of media, media satire, social decay, tv show, losing-it hero, media, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 20K
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, thought provoking ...
Plot: surrealism, totalitarianism, neo noir, punishment, creator, re-education, dehumanization, emotionless, human nature, anti conformity, society, urban ...
Time: future, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 785
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: captivating, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: tribe, survivor, confined, escapades, survival, society, passenger, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, isolation, danger, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.5
 12K
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, biting, witty, serious, clever ...
Plot: politics, politician, reporter, journalist, cocaine, political intrigue, deception, corruption, newspaper, ambition, media, journalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious planet, vestiges of humanity, confined, hopes, distant planet, life is a bitch, state affairs, escapades, human existence, chaos, newcomer, human nature ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 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, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: mind control, cyberspace, future dystopia, fictional reality, mystery, manipulations, crimes, uncover truth, society, intrigue, virtual reality, hologram ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2008
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 44K
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, pregnancy, totalitarianism, factory, radiation, hologram, computer, technology gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: realistic, biting, thought provoking, cynical, bleak ...
Plot: murder, wedding, revenge, royal family, vengeance, haunted by the past, rivalry, mentally unstable, society, secret identity, deadly, social decay ...
Time: future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.5
 11K
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: mind bending, surreal, psychological, offbeat, tense ...
Plot: prison, spy, gadget, mind control, kidnapping, mysterious place, secret agents, manipulations, escapades, confined, direction and purpose, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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