Movies like Ready Player One

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Ready Player One (2018)
 7.5
 276K
Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, entertaining, stylized, surprise ending, epic
Plot: virtual reality, adventure, video game, quest, evil corporation, love, life, teenage protagonist, reward, friendship, teamwork, fight, battle, outcast, race against time, gun, final battle, contest, male protagonist, romance, chaos, capitalism, mini skirt, short skirt, woman wearing a miniskirt ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century, near future, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to Ready Player One

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, surprise ending, futuristic and entertaining films with plots about explosion, rescue, chase, good versus evil, violence, danger and death mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ready Player One: TRON: Legacy (2010), Avatar (2009), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Insurgent (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 288K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: stylized, exciting, surreal, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, motorcycle, chase, computer, computer program, man versus machine, technology gone awry, adventure, disappearance, motorcycle chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 1.0M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, space travel, space and aliens, adventure, benign alien, virtual reality, alien encounter, soldier, mysterious planet, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, kung fu, martial arts, chosen one, rebel, computer virus, rave ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 23rd century, year 2003 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, fight scenes, chosen one, love triangle, society, couples ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, good versus evil, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 193K
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, surprise ending, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: future dystopia, heroes, teenage love, fighting the system, coming of age, social misfits, young heroes, rebellion, teenagers, danger, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 103K
TRON (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Kevin Flynn searches for proof that he invented a hit video game, he is "digitalized" by a laser and finds himself inside The Grid, where programs suffer under the tyrannical rule of the Master Control Program. With the help of TRON, a ...
Style: stylized, surreal, humorous, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, hacker, computer, adventure, video game, inventions and discoveries, cyberspace, teleportation, oppression, motorcycle race, good versus evil, getting home ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 137K
Fantastic Four (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, transformation, imaginary, teleportation, superhero team, telekinesis, portal, body horror, save the world, fighting crime, escapades ...
Time: year 2007, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, pentagon, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 35K
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: exciting, futuristic, entertaining, captivating, epic ...
Plot: steampunk, revenge, resistance, survival, artifact, save the world, machine, robot, escape, danger, post apocalyptic, city ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, absurd, idiotic, suspense ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, end of the world, robot, man versus machine, knight, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, revenge, survival ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, future
Place: africa, england, chicago illinois, washington d.c., pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, mining, fighter jet, good versus evil, danger, survival, battle zone, save the world, cavemen, bureaucrat, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, superhero, ninja, mutation, vigilante, turtle, sewer, terrorist, good versus evil, supernatural, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, man versus machine, chase, killer robot, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, human android relationship, cyborgs, future dystopia, human versus computer, dark future, mission ...
Time: future, year 1984, 21st century, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 160K
Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, epic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: superhero, ocean, supernatural power, rescue, underwater, warrior, atlantis, army, superhuman powers, sword fight, father son relationship, demi god ...
Time: year 1985, 2010s, 1990s
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, maine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, virtual reality, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, chosen one, rescue, man versus machine, martial arts, kung fu, warrior, flying, fight ...
Time: future, 21st century, 23rd century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, colourful, surprise ending
Plot: space travel, alien, government agent, mission, trapped in space, spacecraft, creature, marketplace, marriage proposal, genocide, military, endangered species ...
Time: future, year 1975, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 462K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, superhuman powers, ant, miniaturization, shrinking, mad scientist, inventions and discoveries, technology, father daughter relationship, chase, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 2K
Silver Hawk (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michelle Yeoh plays Lulu Wong, a much-idolised rock star and philanthropist by day, and a super heroine, Silver Hawk, who fights injustice in skin-tight black leather outfit as her alter-ego. Richie Ren plays police detective Richman, who has an ...
Style: serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, superheroine, crimes, undercover, kidnapping, daring rescue, fighting crime, battles, adventure, danger, escapades ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time machine, time travel, adventure, obsessive quest, utopia, haunted by the past, escapades, hopes, imaginary, society, demolished city ...
Time: future, 19th century, 1890s, near future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, sinister, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, assassin, time travel, chase, secret society, adventure, memory, parkour, imaginary, secret identity, changing the past or future, brotherhood ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century, year 1986, 2010s
Place: spain, texas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only ...
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, awful, bad ending ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, technology, apocalypse, end of the world, space travel, survival, military, president, chase, world domination, psychic ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: usa, tower bridge london, washington d.c., paris france, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robot, alien, transforming robot, giant robot, evil alien, good versus evil, chaos, man versus machine, killer robot, androids and robots, benign alien, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, usa, texas, beijing china, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Highlander: The Source (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The world is falling into chaos. As he roams a crumbling city, Duncan MacLeod, the Highlander, remembers happier times before the love of his life left... Hopeless and alone, MacLeod finds his way to a band of immortal companions, including his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, murder, revenge, tragic hero, race against time, supernatural, danger, master warrior, killer, supernatural ability, adventure, vampire ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: eastern europe, rome italy, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 501K
Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: entertaining, absurd, comic, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, secret mission, dark hero, transformation, adventure, revenge, villain turns good, comics, batman, fight scenes, insanity, mission ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 411K
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: stylized, entertaining, comic, surprise ending, epic
Plot: planet, superhero, female villain, warrior, goddess, female warrior, battle, good versus evil, one against many, destruction, supernatural power, heroism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, ridiculous, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robot, chaos, killer robot, military, artifact, symbol, sun, tank, good versus evil, a.i., androids and robots, benign alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, battleship, shanghai china, jordan, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: suspense, exciting, dark, comic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, justice, dark hero, save the world, batman, heroes, master villain, flying man, death of protagonist, fight to the death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1981, year 1918, 2010s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, tijuana mexico, washington d.c., africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: killer robot, evil alien, androids and robots, good versus evil, benign alien, betrayal, bodyguard, giant robot, alien planet, moon, sabotage, traitor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, year 1961 ...
Place: new mexico, africa, pentagon, middle east, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 89K
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, surprise ending, suspense, bad ending, entertaining
Plot: teenagers, good versus evil, surveillance, survival, genetics, technology, manipulation, utopia, betrayal, brainwashing, cyberpunk, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, comic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, experiment, secret identity, transformation, mad scientist, fighting crime, love and romance, vigilante, genetic engineering, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%