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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
 6.2
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, sinister, tragic ending
Plot: desert, cure, zombie, scientist, murder, battle, fight, city, survival, good versus evil, zombie apocalypse, killer, illness, maze, doctor, mad scientist, shooting, terminal illness, vaccine, imprisonment, runner, trial, apocalypse, martial arts, post apocalypse ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Maze Runner: The Death Cure

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, exciting and futuristic films with plots about chase, held at gunpoint, violence, explosion, pistol, murder and fistfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Maze Runner: The Death Cure: The Scorch Trials (2015), The Maze Runner (2014), Allegiant (2016), Insurgent (2015), Venom (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: exciting, tense, futuristic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, survival, imaginary, virus, zombie, desert, disease, on the run, escape, resistance, infection, immunity ...
Time: future
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 6.8
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The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: memory loss, survival, apocalypse, adventure, isolation, trapped, young heroes, danger, imaginary, youth, society, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
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Allegiant (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, bad ending, entertaining
Plot: good versus evil, survival, teenagers, surveillance, genetics, technology, manipulation, utopia, betrayal, brainwashing, cyberpunk, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Insurgent (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, surprise ending, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, future dystopia, heroes, coming of age, fighting the system, rebellion, danger, youth, dishonesty, society, misfit, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.8
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Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: superhero, laboratory, violence, experiment gone awry, super villain, car chase, mutation, first contact, alien, destruction, warrior, anti hero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, terrorist, mentor, recruit, counter terrorism, terrorist plot, terrorism, one man army, cia, nuclear war, spy hero, bomb ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, istanbul turkey, rome italy, warsaw poland, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rebellion, chase, survival, fight, danger, revolution, distopia, chosen one, fight scenes, society, couples, love triangle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 26K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, apocalypse, survival, zombie, chaos, danger, siege, rivalry, heroic mission, future dystopia, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 1977, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, zombie, bio weapon, end of the world, post apocalyptic, mutant, female soldier, pistol, monster, supernatural, chases and races, survival ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
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The Dark Tower (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, surprise ending, apocalyptic
Plot: gunslinger, warlock, loner, map, murder, revenge, hearing voices, fear, paranoia, psychiatrist, mind control, portal ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Maximum Ride (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six children genetically cross-bred with avian DNA, complete with wings, take flight around the country to discover their origins.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: experiment, mutant, rooftop, paranoia, strong female character, doctor, chase, teasing, scientist, violence, deception, man with glasses ...
Time: 2010s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
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24 Hours to Live (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: assassin, redemption, hallucination, interpol, shooting, reincarnation, deadline, sniper rifle, shot in the hand, attempted murder, slum, injection ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, florida, cape town south africa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 69K
Red Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invasion, small town, resistance, survival, occupation, patriotism, danger, adventure, heroic mission, against the odds, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, sinister, surprise ending
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31%
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, plague, genetic engineering, future dystopia, virus, chase, survival, bio weapon, pandemic, hand to hand combat, mutant, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Place: moscow russia, washington d.c., tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
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Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through ...
Style: stylized, exciting, bloody, entertaining, intense ...
Plot: murder, car chase, violence, chase, gunfight, mad scientist, extreme violence, stylized violence, revenge, fight scenes, gore, cloning ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Extinction (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A chief mechanic at a factory, haunted by apocalyptic nightmares, becomes a hero when Earth is invaded by a mysterious army bent on destruction.
Style: suspense, light, surprise ending
Plot: danger, destruction, mother daughter relationship, soldier, self mutilation, pistol, father daughter relationship, flashback, little girl, crying, punched in the face, party ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Chain of Command (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: american flag, death, escape, stabbed in the chest, brutality, security camera, murder, fire, faked death, man with glasses, saxophone, seduction ...
Time: 1990s
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The First Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of ...
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful, sinister ...
Plot: survival horror, party, murder, abuse of power, sadism, nazism, experiment, nightmare, racism, money, african american, politics ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, entertaining, sinister ...
Plot: steampunk, resistance, survival, artifact, save the world, revenge, danger, machine, post apocalypse, love and romance, robot, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future
Place: asia, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Kill Switch (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pilot battles to save his family and the planet after an experiment for unlimited energy goes wrong.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: parallel world, physicist, experiment, pilot, helicopter pilot, alternate world, interrogation, news report, torture, shot to death, machine gun, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pakistan, pentagon, big ben london, north korea, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Cure (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young female scientist discovers that the pharmaceutical company she works for had developed a cure for cancer years earlier, she attempts to release it to the world. Knowing that they make more money from chemotherapy drugs than the cure, ...
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: death, betrayal, deception, corporation, redemption, chase, cancer, self sacrifice, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, scientist, laboratory ...
Place: new zealand, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: opium, drug smuggling, false accusation of murder, false accusations, conspiracy, chase, corruption, assassination, military, assassin, revenge, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, alabama, afghanistan, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, chase, dark hero, survival, apocalypse, desert, danger, dark future, chases and races, insanity, post apocalyptic, brutality ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the ...
Style: epic, suspense, surprise ending, tragic ending, emotional ...
Plot: ape, obsession, anthropomorphism, survival, vengeance, virus, tragedy, brutality, revenge, redemption, betrayal, torture ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, explosion, good versus evil, gadget, mission, soldier, deception, disguise, shield, political thriller, superhuman powers, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: shot in the leg, police brutality, computer cracker, hand to hand combat, tattoo, exploding body, englishman abroad, police captain, bulletproof vest, security guard, power outage, disarming someone ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 1K
Retrograde (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, adventure, future dystopia, one against many, dark future, rescue ...
Time: future, year 2004, 23rd century, 2000s
Place: antarctica, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%