Movies like Ready Player One

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Ready Player One (2018)
 7.4
 420K
Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
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, stylized, surprise ending, surreal, mecha, psychotronic, epic, entertaining ...
Plot: virtual reality, teenage boy, video game, quest, cyberpunk, teamwork, virtuality, adventure, race against time, love, teenage protagonist, teenage hero, friendship, resistance, final battle, reward, rebel, computer cracker, evil corporation, life, rebellion, geek, battles, computer, pop culture ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, near future, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Ready Player One

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, surprise ending, futuristic and psychotronic films with plots about violence, explosion, chase, battles, gun, warrior and rescue mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ready Player One: Alita: Battle Angel (2019), Free Guy (2021), TRON: Legacy (2010), Ender's Game (2013), Avatar (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, female warrior, distopia, tough girl, female protagonist, martial arts, nanotechnology, woman fights a man, bounty hunter, adaptation, amnesia ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 7.1
 333K
Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: feel good, humorous, heroic, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, video game, code, game, heroes, programmer, drastic change of life, changing lives, bank robbery, gamer, expose, bank teller ...
Time: 2020s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
 6.8
 331K
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, suspenseful, heroic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, computer program, cyberspace, cyberpunk, dystopic future, fictional reality, man versus machine, alternate reality, chase, adventure, programmer, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.6
 237K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, space wars, young heroes, save the world, child prodigy, prodigy, intelligence, space and aliens, space battle, basic training, battles, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA, Canada
Duration: 136 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: alien planet, space travel, alien, outer space, alien race, mission, government agent, space station, trapped in space, spacecraft, parallel world, creature ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.8
 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: 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, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, culture clash, alien, adventure, creature, space travel, scientist, alien planet, space and aliens, mysterious planet, benign alien, warrior ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.1
 123K
Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
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, dark fantasy, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: steampunk, post apocalypse, resistance, female warrior, tough girl, power, survival, female fighter, female assassin, chase, good versus evil, engineer ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, europe, london, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
 120K
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, suspenseful, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, alternate reality, cyberpunk, computer game, video game, cyberspace, fighting the system, oppression, programmer, corporate world, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: pentagon, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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 ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tragic ending, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: maze, desert, distopia, cure, teenage hero, pandemic, vaccine, battles, murder, imprisonment, laboratory, terminal illness ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 8.7
 1.9M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, distopia, cyberpunk, alternate reality, chosen one, existentialism, future dystopia, philosophy, virtual reality, hacker, man versus machine, mentor ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 22nd century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.6
 269K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mysterious planet, monster, adventure, heroes, mars, imaginary kingdom, space wars, space and aliens, teleportation, space travel, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: new york, arizona, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, future dystopia, survival, distopia, young heroes, competition, post apocalypse, rebellion, president, mentor, warrior, resistance ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien, alien invasion, changing the past or future, invasion, soldier, evil alien, warrior, deja vu, space and aliens, time paradox ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA, Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls ...
Style: psychotronic, futuristic, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: giant monster, giant creature, killer robot, robot, alien monster, monster, giant robots, teenage hero, human versus monster, alien, creature, army ...
Time: near future
Place: mount fuji, tokyo, shanghai, australia, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Peter Parker and his friends go on a summer trip to Europe. However, they will hardly be able to rest - Peter will have to agree to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of creatures that cause natural disasters and destruction throughout the continent.
Style: entertaining, psychotronic, sentimental, surprise ending, teen comedy
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teenage superhero, high school, heroes, teenage life, secret identity, superhuman powers, double life, mutant, spider man character, teenage boy, bully, escapades ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: europe, venice, new york, prague, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: futuristic, exciting, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, maze, adventure, survival, young heroes, immunity, confined, escape, infection, on the run, resistance ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta, Spain, Canada
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, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassin, secret society, adventure, time travel, parkour, brotherhood, memory, assassination, sent to the past, secret identity, chase, warrior ...
Time: 15th century, year 1986, 2010s, year 2016, 80s ...
Place: spain, london, madrid, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, futuristic, exciting, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, adventure, spacecraft, heroes, space and aliens, teamwork, space travel, superhero, creature, save the world, reluctant partners ...
Time: future, year 1988, year 2014, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The sixth film in the "Terminator" series will pick up where the second film left off, ignoring all the subsequent sequels.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, time travel, technology, gunfight, cyborgs, killer robot, final showdown, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, terminator, robot, robotics ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1998, 2010s, 2020s
Place: mexico city, texas, guatemala, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Spencer returns to the world of Jumanji, prompting his friends, his grandfather and his grandfather’s friend to enter a different and more dangerous version to save him.
Style: funny, breathtaking, captivating, surprise ending, colourful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, adventurer, body swapping, magic, superhuman powers, virtuality, female martial artist, quest, friendship, violence, surrealism ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
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: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: distopia, strong female lead, tough girl, resistance, chosen one, revolution, chase, good versus evil, fight, rebellion, survival, politics ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 12K
A-X-L (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life of a teenage boy is forever altered by a chance encounter with cutting edge military technology.
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, robot dog, teenage boy, technology, friends, owner dog relationship, animal rescue, friendship, human android relationship, human animal relationship, robot, best friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: philosophical, saga, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, chosen one, future dystopia, virtual reality, post apocalypse, alternate reality, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, rebel, precognition, mission, save the world ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, distant future, year 2003 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.2
 233K
Insurgent (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, intense, romantic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: future dystopia, teenage love, tough girl, distopia, fighting the system, female fighter, post apocalypse, good versus evil, strong female lead, heroes, teenager, rebellion ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 492K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, creature, robot, save the world, evil alien, giant, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, battles, destruction, heroes ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2017 ...
Place: pacific ocean, tokyo, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 513K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, twists and turns, visually appealing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, dystopic future, resistance, disorder, mysterious character, clones, space and aliens, distopia, alien encounter, catastrophe ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, life turned upside down, adventure, save the lady, space wars, destiny, heroes, chaos, space travel, creature, future dystopia, space battle ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 119K
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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, utopia, teenager, survival, good versus evil, genetics, female protagonist, surveillance, technology, manipulation, politics, strong female character ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Sony Pictures Entertainment and The Walt Disney Company jointly announced that Marvel Studios and its President Kevin Feige will produce the third film in the "Spider-Man: Homecoming" series, starring Tom Holland. The film is scheduled to ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, psychotronic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, double life, supernatural power, teenage boy, spider man character, superhuman powers, peter parker character, tough guy, high school student, martial arts, multiverse ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york, mexico, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, intense, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: super strength, superhero team, transformation, mutant, apocalypse, superhero, battlefield, immortality, world domination, heroes, technology, teleportation ...
Time: 80s, future, year 1983, 2010s
Place: egypt, poland, ohio, pentagon, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%