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: exciting, futuristic, captivating, entertaining, epic, surprise ending, sinister
Plot: steampunk, revenge, resistance, survival, artifact, save the world, machine, danger, escape, robot, post apocalyptic, city, love and romance, wasteland, post apocalypse, female fighter, resistance fighter, zombie, prison, martial arts, airplane, mountain, ocean, prison escape, army ...
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, stylized and serious films with plots about violence, explosion, betrayal, rescue, murder, death and chase mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mortal Engines: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The 5th Wave (2016), Ready Player One (2018), Aquaman (2018), Allegiant (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, survival, apocalypse, dark hero, desert, danger, dark future, post apocalyptic, chases and races, insanity, female warrior ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 89K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, danger, obsessive quest, adventure, mysterious character, survival, alien invasion, end of the world, teenage life, genocide, tsunami, military ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio, bangkok thailand, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Plot: virtual reality, quest, video game, adventure, love, evil corporation, teenage protagonist, friendship, life, playing a video game, reward, fight ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, near future, 21st century
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 193K
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, atlantis, warrior, army, superhuman powers, shark, princess, sword fight ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1985
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, maine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 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: teenagers, good versus evil, surveillance, survival, genetics, technology, manipulation, utopia, betrayal, brainwashing, cyberpunk, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: suspense, tragic ending, sinister, surprise ending
Plot: desert, cure, city, murder, scientist, battle, zombie, fight, survival, maze, shooting, vaccine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, ambiguous ending ...
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, california, paris france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, exciting, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corporation, explosion, robot, assassin, on the run, chase, rivalry, rescue, hitman, strong sexual content, a.i., androids and robots ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: martial arts, ninja, transformation, alternate dimension, battle, hand to hand combat, good versus evil, adventure, master warrior, save the world, tournament, magic ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroism, adventure, soldier, courage, heroic mission, good versus evil, one man army, scientist, patriotism, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1942
Place: usa, new york, norway, big ben london, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, survival, virus, zombie, imaginary, desert, escape, young heroes, on the run, infection, disease, resistance ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: superhuman powers, good versus evil, superhero, justice, save the world, batman, heroes, master villain, flying man, fight to the death, death of protagonist, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, africa, u.s. capitol building, tijuana mexico, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, captivating, tense, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: agent, criminal gang, danger, betrayal, police, martial arts, gunfight, transformation, fight, friendship, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, 2000s
Place: sydney australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 33K
Robin Hood (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: robin hood, thief, village, crossbow, corrupted ruler, crimes, heroes, hoodie, archer, steampunk, sheriff, friendship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, dungeon, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, double agent, world domination, future dystopia, false memory, betrayal, resistance fighter, suspicion, uncover truth, resistance, spy, on the run ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: intense, exciting, comic, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, disagreement, revenge, brainwashing, ex soldier, costumed hero, supernatural power, female warrior, flying man, teamwork, teenage hero, escape ...
Time: year 1991, 1990s, 2010s
Place: siberia, bucharest, romania, africa, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, bio weapon, end of the world, mutant, female soldier, monster, pistol, supernatural, survival, chases and races, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, ship, trident, pirate, artifact, ghost, monkey, sea, treasure map, good versus evil, revenge, treasure ...
Place: caribbean, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: space travel, culture clash, space and aliens, adventure, benign alien, alien encounter, virtual reality, mysterious planet, soldier, scientist, escapades, alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, creature, adventure, swords and armor, magical, heroic mission, treasure hunt, fantasy world, heroes, dragon, danger ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 478K
Black Panther (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, stylized, intense, surprise ending
Plot: superhero, warrior, king, martial arts, black hero, technology, good versus evil, panther, revenge, loss of father, spy, remote control ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, future, year 1992
Place: africa, south korea, mine, nigeria, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, soldier, shield, political thriller, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, disguise, deception, mission, gadget, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious, stylized, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, military, president, soldier, conspiracy, explosion, battle, surveillance, missile, assassin, rescue, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., germany, big ben london, pentagon, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, good versus evil, save the world, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, future dystopia, rebellion, female protagonist, danger, adventure, heroes, revolution, society, social decay, game, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, punched in the face, hearing voices, map, strong female character, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, bomb, little girl, rooftop, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, mission, parallel world, trapped in space, spacecraft, creature, marketplace, marriage proposal, endangered species ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, fighter jet, mining, good versus evil, danger, survival, battle zone, save the world, bureaucrat, cavemen, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 15K
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: suspense, surprise ending, light
Plot: alien, invasion, survival, redemption, fictional war, surveillance, death of son, warrior, marina, aerial shot, child in peril, tough cop ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 43K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, black ops, martial arts, political corruption, secret agent, danger, machismo, terrorist, gunfight, betrayal, surveillance, terrorist group ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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