Movies like Mortal Engines

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Mortal Engines (2018)
 6.1
 93K
Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
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: captivating, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, sinister, surprise ending, epic
Plot: steampunk, post apocalypse, resistance, save the world, survival, post apocalyptic, artifact, danger, revenge, machine, female warrior, female assassin, robot, power, female fighter, escape, tough girl, good versus evil, city, love and romance, bounty hunter, killer robot, resistance fighter, archaeologist, airplane ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, europe, asia

Most similar movies to Mortal Engines

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, surprise ending, suspense and futuristic films with plots about chase, violence, rescue, explosion, death, murder and danger mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Mortal Engines: Ready Player One (2018), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The 5th Wave (2016), Alita: Battle Angel (2019), Terminator (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, cyberpunk, teenage protagonist, teenage hero, friendship, adventure, love, quest, teamwork, rebel, virtuality ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century, near future, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: post apocalypse, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, chase, dark hero, survival, brutality, danger, apocalypse, desert, dark future, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 95K
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, alien invasion, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, tsunami, mysterious character, youth, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio, bangkok thailand, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: captivating, exciting, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, martial arts, bounty hunter, female protagonist, danger, uncover truth, space station, society, adaptation, amnesia, one woman army ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: 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: alien, space travel, alien race, alien planet, creature, government agent, parallel world, mission, outer space, trapped in space, spacecraft, military ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 114K
Terminator (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, Spain, Hungary, USA
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, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: androids and robots, time travel, technology, gunfight, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, car chase, helicopter, nanotechnology, fight scenes, apocalypse, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, year 1998, 2010s, 1990s, 2020s
Place: mexico city, mexico, guatemala, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 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: enigmatic, surprise ending, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: experiment, supernatural power, chase, mutant, rescue, leader, danger, teenage boy, deception, moral dilemma, teenage girl, stalking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 224K
Sucker Punch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, sexy, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escape from reality, violence, adventure, sexual abuse, imaginary, confined, escape, survival, child abuse, lobotomy, imagination, danger ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 332K
Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
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, atlantis, superhero, mythology, underwater, warrior, ocean, rescue, demi god, shark, superhuman powers, power ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, year 1985
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, sicily, maine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tragic ending, suspense, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: maze, desert, cure, teenage hero, battle, scientist, murder, pandemic, trial, imprisonment, vaccine, terminal illness ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 17K
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, disturbing, captivating, exciting, light ...
Plot: alien, survival, invasion, danger, chase, death, murder, transformation, warrior, fight to the death, fear, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 102K
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 ...
Plot: utopia, survival, good versus evil, surveillance, technology, manipulation, politics, danger, strong female character, brainwashing, genetics, fish out of water ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: exciting, captivating, emotional, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, sea, ship, swashbuckler, artifact, ghost, betrayal, sword fight, chase, adventure, adventure hero, pirate ship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ 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, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: agent, criminal gang, danger, betrayal, police, martial arts, gunfight, transformation, fight, cyborgs, friendship, police investigation ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s, 2020s
Place: hong kong, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 1.1M
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, breathtaking, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien, fantasy world, culture clash, benign alien, space and aliens, interracial romance, scientist, adventure, space travel, warrior, interracial relations, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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
Plot: female protagonist, survival, future dystopia, young heroes, warrior, mentor, rebellion, championship, contests and competitions, president, danger, resistance ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, tense, twists and turns, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: maze, adventure, survival, imaginary, confined, danger, young heroes, on the run, resistance, desert, virus, runner ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 136K
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, dystopic future, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty, resistance, against the odds, gadget, tough heroes, death sentence ...
Time: future, 20th century, twentieth century, near future, 2010s ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, end of the world, apocalypse, technology, space travel, president, rescue attempt, disaster film, white house, father daughter relationship, human versus alien ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, africa, atlantic ocean, paris france, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 404K
Captain Marvel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously ...
Style: comic, exciting, humorous, suspense, grunge ...
Plot: female warrior, superhero, superheroine, good versus evil, superhuman powers, save the world, danger, warrior, alien technology, alien invasion, female protagonist, supernatural power ...
Time: 1990s, year 1989, year 1995
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.
Style: surprise ending, tense, exciting, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: space travel, space opera, star wars, space battle, outer space, space war, super weapon, alien race, anti hero, supernatural ability, robot, spacecraft ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, witty, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, master villain, superhuman powers, save the world, man versus machine, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhero team, imaginary, heroic mission, rivalry, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, africa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, future dystopia, survival, strong female character, rebellion, against the odds, youth, adventure, danger, game, distopia, revolution ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 573K
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: futuristic, suspense, stylized, intense, cult film ...
Plot: superhero, king, technology, martial arts, good versus evil, warrior, panther, haunted by the past, spy, murder, loss of father, black hero ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s, year 1992 ...
Place: africa, nigeria, south korea, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: supernatural power, star wars, rebellion, space travel, space battle, resistance, redemption, good versus evil, survival, space opera, war, mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, survival, danger, mining, heroic mission, alien invasion, rivalry, heroes, life is a bitch, save the world, society, escape attempt ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: intense, tense, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Plot: anthropomorphism, brutality, leader, danger, fight, gunfight, rescue, violence, murder, mercilessness, invasion, war ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: entertaining, futuristic, exciting, intense, visually appealing ...
Plot: space travel, space opera, alien, stranded, chase, good versus evil, space battle, rescue mission, interracial friendship, friendship, alien race, self sacrifice ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: assassin, adventure, time travel, assassination, secret society, brotherhood, imaginary, memory, danger, undercover, secret identity, changing the past or future ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century, year 1986, 2010s
Place: spain, texas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.2
 5K
Future World (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young boy searches a future world wasteland for a rumored cure for his dying mother.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: post apocalypse, brutality, danger, robot, mother son relationship, life is a bitch, family, biohazard, catastrophe, female nudity, stabbed in the chest, bare breasts ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%