Movies like Mortal Engines

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Mortal Engines (2018)
 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 encounter with a mysterious young woman from the Outlands who will change the course of his life forever.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, entertaining, sinister, surprise ending, epic
Plot: steampunk, survival, artifact, resistance, danger, save the world, revenge, post apocalypse, machine, love and romance, robot, post apocalyptic, resistance fighter, city, escape, tough girl, female fighter, airplane, mountain, scientist, pilot, running, power, female assassin, killer robot ...
Time: future
Place: asia, big ben london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, exciting, suspense and futuristic films with plots about explosion, murder, chase, rescue, betrayal, death and violence mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mortal Engines: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Ready Player One (2018), Bleeding Steel (2017), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), The Scorch Trials (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, South Africa
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, post apocalyptic, survival, dark hero, apocalypse, danger, desert, dark future, chases and races, insanity, brutality ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, epic ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, love, quest, evil corporation, teenage protagonist, friendship, cyberpunk, life, adventure, playing a video game, fight ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, near future, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bleeding Steel (2017)
Genre: Action, 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, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: agent, criminal gang, danger, betrayal, police, gunfight, martial arts, transformation, fight, friendship, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, near future
Place: hong kong, sydney australia
⇓ 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, alien race, spacecraft, parallel world, mission, creature, trapped in space, marriage proposal, military, marketplace ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tragic ending, sinister
Plot: desert, cure, zombie, fight, city, murder, battle, scientist, maze, survival, good versus evil, pandemic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, confined, danger, virus, zombie, maze, desert, disease, infection, immunity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 4K
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, teenage boy, female warrior, mind reading, strong female character, hearing voices, chase, laboratory, bomb, stalking, super strength ...
Time: 2010s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, danger, good versus evil, survival, mining, heroes, rivalry, society, space and aliens, future dystopia, battle zone ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 16K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Canada, Indonesia, Singapore, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: light, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: alien, survival, invasion, tragic past, pregnant woman, homeless man, dark hero, mind control, ruins, alien creature, giant creature, resistance fighter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 129K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, chases and races, danger, tough heroes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, resistance, gadget, against the odds, death sentence, prison ...
Time: future, 20th century, near future, twentieth century, 2010s ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 496K
Wonder Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, entertaining, intense, vintage ...
Plot: superheroine, justice, good versus evil, adventure, island, superhero, courage, chosen one, princess, wartime, immortality, mentor ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, belgium, paris france, big ben london, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 91K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, danger, alien invasion, obsessive quest, adventure, survival, mysterious character, tsunami, youth, teenage life, genocide ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, secret society, time travel, assassin, adventure, imaginary, memory, danger, undercover, brotherhood, deadly, changing the past or future ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history, 2010s, year 1986
Place: spain, texas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 96K
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: good versus evil, survival, teenagers, surveillance, genetics, technology, manipulation, utopia, betrayal, brainwashing, chase, memory ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: suspense, futuristic, exciting, epic, tragic ending ...
Plot: rebellion, space travel, space battle, war, star wars, resistance, redemption, good versus evil, survival, space opera, supernatural power, female fighter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 233K
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: supernatural power, superhero, atlantis, ocean, warrior, shark, rescue, underwater, army, superhuman powers, father son relationship, sword fight ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1985
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, maine, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 227K
Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, double agent, world domination, memory loss, betrayal, suspicion, false memory, spy, resistance, resistance fighter, on the run, uncover truth ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: culture clash, space travel, alien, warrior, scientist, fantasy world, mysterious planet, adventure, alien encounter, space and aliens, virtual reality, interracial relations ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, survival, rebellion, future dystopia, danger, strong female character, social decay, society, adventure, revolution, escapades, youth ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. ...
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, funny, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: swashbuckler, monkey, artifact, pirate, ghost, trident, sea, ship, good versus evil, naval officer, treasure, sword fight ...
Place: caribbean, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 184K
Fast 8 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, captivating, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: betrayal, car chase, chase, rescue mission, mysterious woman, technology, cars, racing, submarine, fight scenes, family, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, cuba, russia, berlin germany, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, man versus machine, androids and robots, chase, artificial intelligence, killer robot, apocalypse, human android relationship, future dystopia, human versus computer, cyborgs, assassination attempt ...
Time: future, year 1973, 21st century, year 1984
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, killer robot, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, army, save the world, dystopic future, resistance, fate of humanity, vestiges of humanity, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: danger, heroic mission, save the world, robot, kidnapping, mad scientist, adventure, good versus evil, transformation, heroes, battle, betrayal ...
Time: future, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1939
Place: mine, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, nepal, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, danger, chaos, zombie, siege, apocalypse, rivalry, supernatural, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, genetically altered ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, apocalypse, technology, end of the world, space travel, president, rescue attempt, independence day, white house, disaster film, human versus alien ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, atlantic ocean, africa, nevada, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 143K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, tough heroes, one man army, bounty hunter, deadly creature, outer space, lone wolves, mysterious planet, danger, adventure, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, tragic ending, surprise ending, emotional ...
Plot: ape, obsession, anthropomorphism, survival, vengeance, virus, tragedy, brutality, revenge, redemption, betrayal, torture ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.2
 14K
Vice (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, resort, virtual reality, a.i., imaginary, adventure, danger, chase, on the run, humanoid robot, investigation ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 105K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: evil alien, romance, power of love, love and romance, true love, teenage love, vestiges of humanity, apocalypse, self sacrifice, invasion, mind control, alien invasion ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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