Movies like Ready Player One

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Ready Player One (2018)
 7.5
 293K
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, entertaining, surprise ending, epic
Plot: virtual reality, love, quest, video game, adventure, evil corporation, friendship, teenage protagonist, life, playing a video game, teamwork, reward, fight, gun, outcast, rebellion, resistance, rebel, race against time, battle, final battle, power, teenage boy, contest, teenage hero ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century, near future, 80s
Place: 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 serious films with plots about chase, explosion, danger, violence, warrior, rescue and death mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ready Player One: TRON: Legacy (2010), Avatar (2009), TRON (1982), Mortal Engines (2018), Insurgent (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 293K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, serious, surreal, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, computers and web, computer program, man versus machine, cyberspace, technology gone awry, fictional reality, disappearance, adventure, chases and races, parents and children, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, military, parallel world, mission, spacecraft, creature, trapped in space, marriage proposal, marketplace, endangered species ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 1975
⇓ 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, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: space travel, culture clash, space and aliens, adventure, scientist, alien, virtual reality, mysterious planet, alien encounter, warrior, soldier, benign alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 105K
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, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, hacker, teleportation, corporate world, oppression, cyberspace, computer, motorcycle race, inventions and discoveries, adventure, good versus evil, video game ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 50K
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 ⇓
67%
 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, 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 ⇓
50%
 7.0
 448K
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, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, mysterious character, evil alien, disorder, space and aliens, soldier, resistance, survival, alien encounter, radiation ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, humorous, futuristic, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, good versus evil, space travel, save the world, superhero, adventure, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, creature, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: futuristic, captivating, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, soldier, evil alien, changing the past or future, military, warrior, battles, space and aliens, alien invasion, alien, army, immortality ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, germany, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 81K
Bumblebee (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, futuristic, surprise ending
Plot: robot, technology, teenage girl, alien, machine, standoff, friendship, child's point of view, trailer home, bravery, missile, exploding gasoline station ...
Time: 20th century, year 1987, 80s
Place: texas, mine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 237K
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: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mysterious planet, space travel, heroes, imaginary kingdom, mars, space wars, princess, danger, teleportation, battles, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
40%
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: atmospheric, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, good versus evil, danger, supernatural, race against time, revenge, murder, rivalry, vampire, adventurer, chaos and mayhem, master warrior ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: california, paris france, eastern europe, rome italy
⇓ 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, chaos, killer robot, good versus evil, man versus machine, giant robot, transforming robot, alien, evil alien, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, usa, hong kong, texas, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 93K
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 ⇓
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, shot through a window, suicide mission ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: usa, africa, atlantic ocean, washington d.c., tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Masters of the Universe (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, adventure, master villain, save the day, supernatural, battles, heroes, danger, time travel, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, ant, shrinking, miniaturization, dark hero, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, technology, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, surprise ending, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, time travel, secret society, assassin, chase, adventure, parkour, memory, imaginary, secret identity, danger, deadly ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history, 2010s, year 1986
Place: spain, texas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: chaos, robot, killer robot, military, good versus evil, symbol, artifact, tank, sun, imaginary, young heroes, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: egypt, battleship, paris france, washington d.c., new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bleeding Steel (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hardened special forces agent who fights to protect a young woman from a sinister criminal gang. At the same time, he feels a special connection to the young woman, like they met in a different life.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: agent, criminal gang, danger, betrayal, police, martial arts, gunfight, fight, transformation, friendship, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, 2000s
Place: sydney australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 112K
Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching, surprise ending
Plot: monster, destruction, mutation, transformation, fear, rage, animal attack, chase, gorilla, wolf, rescue, military ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, san diego california, colorado, chicago illinois, illinois ...
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, heroes, destiny, chaos, space and aliens, danger, hopes, space wars, save the lady, chosen one, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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 6.7
 75K
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 ⇓
29%
 4.5
 6K
Fortress 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 7 years on from the original Fortress movie, Brennick and his family are still on the run. Finally, they give in, and surrender, only to find themselves imprisoned in a new, more sophisticated fortress prison in outer space. But Brennick's not ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, rough, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, race against time, rivalry, chase, on the run, escape, prisoner, surveillance, forest, anti heroes, fugitives, master villain ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending
Plot: smuggler, spacecraft, space opera, space travel, exploding ship, bravery, grenade, attempted murder, standoff, cage fighting, face mask, drifter ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.4
 76K
Ultraviolet (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As they are set apart from "normal" and ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, infected, tough heroes, bio weapon, heroic mission, rescue, vampire, antidote, biological warfare, cure, doctor, one woman army ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.9
 268K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, friendship, adventure, martial arts, escapades, outer space, mechanic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 86K
The Predator (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: military, hunter, machismo, massacre, predator, alien, warrior, fear, destruction, invisibility, alien race, alien technology ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: georgia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Expect No Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Federal Service Agent Justin Vanier has been assigned to infiltrate the mysterious Virtual Arts Academy in search of Eric, a fellow agent. In this high-tech facility, the maniacal leader Warbeck is training assassins to become even more efficient ...
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, assassination, kidnapping, danger, undercover, virtual reality, dominatrix, life is a bitch, a.i., special agents, murderous pair, fellow agent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%