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Altered Carbon (2018)
 7.9
 170K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: exciting, futuristic, captivating, tense, suspenseful, erotic, intellectual, feel good, spiritual, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, consciousness, investigation, murder, resistance fighter, virtual reality, multiple storylines, twists and turns, adventure, body swapping, doppelganger, female nudity, soul transference, distopia, gunfight, deception, friendship, sex, post apocalypse, time travel, psychopath, supernatural, immortal, immortality ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: san francisco

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Most similar movies to Altered Carbon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about distopia, danger, post apocalypse, murder, artificial intelligence, chase and society mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Altered Carbon: Westworld (2016), Blade Runner (1982), Blade Runner 2049 (2017), The Expanse (2015), Upgrade (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 504K
Westworld (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
TV show
Story: A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be ...
Style: stylized, thought provoking, suspense, intellectual, spiritual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, moral dilemma, consciousness, androids, murder, technology gone awry, scientist, man versus machine, a.i., escapades, human android relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 768K
Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, futuristic, thought provoking, dark ...
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, artificial intelligence, existentialism, future dystopia, androids, cyborgs, a.i., fugitives, police detective, robot, female android ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2019, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Spain
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: futuristic, neo noir, suspense, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, investigation, police detective, violence, robot, dark future, flying car, bounty hunter, existentialism, menage a trois, distopia ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, 2020s, year 1966 ...
Place: california, los angeles, san diego california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 8.5
 153K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, human in outer space, spacecraft, space opera, space station, investigation, space wars, alien life-form, space exploration, space colony, society, rivalry ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 7.5
 187K
Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, surprise ending, experimental, neo noir ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, revenge, murder, microchip, nanotechnology, distopia, cyborgs, surgery, super soldier, evil wins, super computer ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.3
 176K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, surreal, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, cyberpunk, distopia, androids and robots, dystopic future, technology gone awry, utopia, cloning, clones, future dystopia, physical appearance, cyborgs ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, intellectual ...
Plot: alternate reality, cyberpunk, supernatural, multiple storylines, alien, computer, surrealism, twists and turns, fantasy world, life philosophy, family relations, friendship ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.4
 12K
Second Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A disgraced, 75-year-old ex-sheriff, whose life ends at the hands of corrupt cops, is brought back to life and given a second chance by a pair of young tech scientists, as a 35-year-old with unpredictable near-superhuman abilities.
Style: captivating, tense, futuristic, exciting, serious
Plot: resurrection, genius, superhuman, second chance, father son relationship, scientist, reanimation, investigation, supernatural, secret, friendship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 84K
See (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A virus has decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Centuries later when twins are born with the mythic ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a threatened queen.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, suspense, tense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, blindness, clan, escape, distopia, warrior, tribe, blind character, blind man, blindness and impaired vision, loss of eyesight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 3K
RoboCop (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: RoboCop: The Series is a 1994 television series based on the film of the same name. It stars Richard Eden as the title character. Made to appeal primarily to children and young teenagers, it lacks the graphic violence that was the hallmark of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, adventure, cyborgs, superhero, future dystopia, police, fighting crime, escapades, weapon system, society, dishonesty ...
Time: future
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 25K
Caprica (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set 58 years before Battlestar Galactica, Caprica follows two rival families - the Graystones and the Adamas - as they grow, compete, and thrive in the vibrant world of the peaceful 12 Colonies, living in a society close to our own. Entangled in the ...
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, man versus machine, androids and robots, alien planet, escapades, fate of humanity, family life, life is a bitch, rivalry, surgery, future dystopia, cyberpunk ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 43K
Defiance (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Defiance is an American science fiction television show that takes place in the future on a radically transformed Earth containing new species arriving from space. In the show, Joshua Nolan works as the lawman for the town of Defiance, a community ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, tense, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, adventure, escapades, alien invasion, interspecies romance, enemy, ex military, mayor, survival, law enforcement, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 552K
Minority Report (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Style: futuristic, suspense, neo noir, tense, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, murder, future dystopia, foreknowledge, precognition, time loop, frame up, law enforcer, police investigation, time travel, distopia, psychic ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 31K
The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, robot, a.i., distopia, cyborgs, laboratory, inventions and discoveries, secret laboratory, programmer, technology gone awry, technology ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 26K
3% (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: distopia, society, rivalry, life is a bitch, murder, culture clash, vengeance, crimes, violence, death, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: future
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 577K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, mind bending, confusing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, hitman, cyberpunk, time paradox, organized crime, distopia, escape, self sacrifice, changing the past or future, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: shanghai, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 8K
Pandora (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2199, a young woman who has lost everything finds a new life at Earth's Space Training Academy where she learns to defend the galaxy from intergalactic threats.
Style: futuristic, captivating, atmospheric, colourful
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: hi-tech, space and aliens, clones, school, mystery, friendship, distopia, danger
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 22K
Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An action-packed adventure series following a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters (a.k.a. Killjoys) sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution.
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, tense, dark ...
Plot: adventure, space and aliens, escapades, space travel, space opera, space mission, distant planet, spacecraft, friendship, bounty hunter, lgbt, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 24K
The Nevers (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: In the last years of Victoria's reign, London is beset by the "Touched": people — mostly women — who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities, some charming, some very disturbing. Among them are Amalia True, a mysterious, quick-fisted ...
Style: futuristic, tense, captivating, atmospheric, epic
Plot: victorian england, women, supernatural, superheroine, steampunk, super strength, teamwork, bigotry, female protagonist, woman in a wheelchair, orphanage, magical girl ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, post apocalypse, warrior, death, master warrior, murder, betrayal, heroes, vengeance, brutality, enlightenment ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: southern usa, america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 7K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, scenic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural, supernatural ability, heroes, youth, life is a bitch, rivalry, destiny, supernatural power, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.0
 265K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, futuristic, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, spacecraft, space travel, adventure, captain, preacher, space opera, escapades, space and aliens, smuggling, space wars, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 28K
Counterpart (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Howard Silk is a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: a crossing to a parallel dimension.
Style: suspenseful, serious, melancholic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, parallel universe, husband wife relationship, spy, parallel world, secret service, twists and turns, doppelganger, deception, betrayal, murder, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, virtual reality, hacker, future dystopia, cyborgs, heroic mission, hacking, computers and web, distopia, computer cracker, computer, cyberspace ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2000s, 2020s
Place: japan, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 10K
The Crossing (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Refugees from a war-torn country start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. Only the country these people are from is America and the war they are fleeing is 250 years in the future. The local sheriff with a past, a federal agent and a ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, non-linear, spiritual
Plot: time travel, twists and turns, conspiracy, manhunt, runaway, adaptation, police, investigation, friendship, society, corruption, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 16K
Condor (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, erotic, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, government conspiracy, murder, investigation, spy, twists and turns, crimes, weapons, fight scenes, police, hacker, world war two ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 14K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett. It starred Kevin ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: space travel, alien, military, spacecraft, space battle, artificial intelligence, space wars, adventure, androids and robots, heroic mission, society, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 57K
Travelers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These "travelers" assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, intellectual ...
Plot: time travel, time traveler, time machine, teamwork, police detective, time paradox, undercover, artificial intelligence, consciousness, changing the future, post apocalypse, sent to the past ...
Time: future
Place: north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, cerebral, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, future dystopia, cyborgs, space and aliens, escapades, androids and robots, alternate universe, good versus evil, obsessive quest, adventure ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 4K
Reverie (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A former detective specializing in human behavior is brought in when the launch of an advanced virtual reality program has dangerous and unintended consequences.
Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, enigmatic, psychological thriller
Plot: virtual reality, subconscious, psychology, strong female character, murder, artificial intelligence, family problems, computer program, supportive coworker, help, family relations, imagination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%