Movies like Mortal Engines

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Mortal Engines (2018)
 6.1
 85K
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, resistance, save the world, survival, artifact, post apocalypse, danger, power, revenge, machine, bounty hunter, robot, female fighter, escape, post apocalyptic, good versus evil, female warrior, city, love and romance, female assassin, killer robot, resistance fighter, tough girl, airplane, scientist ...
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, futuristic and suspense films with plots about murder, violence, death, explosion, rescue, chase and betrayal mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Mortal Engines: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Ready Player One (2018), The 5th Wave (2016), Battlefield Earth (2000), Bleeding Steel (2017). 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: post apocalyptic, future dystopia, chase, survival, apocalypse, dark hero, danger, post apocalypse, desert, dark future, chases and races, insanity ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, teenage protagonist, cyberpunk, love, friendship, quest, adventure, evil corporation, teamwork, life, playing a video game ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, 21st century, near future
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 92K
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, obsessive quest, alien invasion, adventure, survival, tsunami, mysterious character, genocide, youth, alien ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, ohio, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, survival, good versus evil, danger, mining, alien invasion, post apocalypse, save the world, society, heroic mission, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, future dystopia, rebellion, strong female character, against the odds, danger, society, adventure, revolution, youth, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, friendship, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2020s, near future
Place: sydney australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: tragic ending, suspense, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: maze, desert, cure, battle, murder, scientist, pandemic, trial, terminal illness, imprisonment, vaccine, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: suspense, light, surprise ending
Plot: alien, survival, creature, invasion, single parent, danger, policewoman killing, ak 47, helmet, survivor, subterranean, kicked in the stomach ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 132K
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, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, resistance, against the odds, gadget, tough heroes, death sentence, prison ...
Time: future, 20th century, near future, 2010s, twentieth century ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ 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, alien planet ...
Time: future, year 1975, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 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: surprise ending
Plot: experiment, teenage boy, chase, mutant, laboratory, strong female character, martial arts, teenage girl, stalking, female warrior, bomb, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 25K
Terminator (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary
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: atmospheric, exciting, suspense, futuristic, intense ...
Plot: androids and robots, time travel, artificial intelligence, technology, gunfight, man versus machine, fight scenes, weapons, save the world, scalpel, old woman, exploding helicopter ...
Time: future, year 1998, 2010s, 1990s, 2020s
Place: guatemala, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 97K
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, supernatural power, space travel, star wars, space battle, war, resistance, redemption, good versus evil, survival, space opera, mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 230K
Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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 fighter, on the run, uncover truth, resistance ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, 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, steampunk, kidnapping, mad scientist, adventure, killer robot, good versus evil, transformation, heroes ...
Time: future, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1939
Place: mine, nepal, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 186K
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, mysterious woman, rescue mission, technology, cars, racing, submarine, fight scenes, family, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, russia, berlin germany, manhattan new york city, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, time travel, assassin, adventure, imaginary, memory, secret society, danger, undercover, brotherhood, deadly, changing the past or future ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history, 2010s, year 1986
Place: spain, texas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 309K
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, underwater, ocean, warrior, mythology, rescue, demi god, superhuman powers, shark, power ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, year 1985
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, sicily, maine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, master villain, save the world, good versus evil, superhero team, supernatural ability, androids and robots, imaginary, supervillain, super villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, africa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, family outing, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, good versus evil, transformation, alternate dimension, hand to hand combat, battle, adventure, master warrior, mortal combat, danger, save the world ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, tense, captivating, sinister ...
Plot: martial arts, dictatorship, political corruption, assassination plot, chase, spy, violence, revenge, murder, corruption, battle, hostage ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, entertaining, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: killer robot, chaos, robot, military, androids and robots, good versus evil, man versus machine, save the world, space and aliens, rivalry, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, battleship, paris france, new jersey, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, alien invasion, apocalypse, technology, end of the world, space travel, president, rescue attempt, father son relationship, disaster film, independence day, white house ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, africa, atlantic ocean, nevada, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 88K
Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: tense, suspense, emotional, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: skyscraper, protective parent, fire, lone hero, family in danger, father, daring rescue, penthouse, heroes, heroism, panic, happy ending ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 95K
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, island, good versus evil, tournament, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, warrior, sorcerer, world domination, imaginary, mortal combat ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 97K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, adventure, rescue, ancient egypt, danger, immortality, afterlife, legends and myths, save the day, desert, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 220K
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: atmospheric, surreal, sexy, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escape from reality, violence, sexual abuse, imaginary, confined, adventure, escape, survival, imagination, child abuse, danger, patient ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 113K
The Dark Tower (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, surprise ending, apocalyptic
Plot: gunslinger, revenge, warlock, murder, map, loner, fear, hearing voices, paranoia, psychiatrist, portal, mind control ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Canada, Japan, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scenic, epic, surprise ending ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, fantasy world, fictional war, magic, video game, adventure, kingdom, warrior, monster, battle, brutality ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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