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Altered Carbon (2018)
 8.0
 145K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: futuristic, exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, resistance fighter, virtual reality, twists & turns, adventure, artificial intelligence, female nudity, consciousness, multiple storylines, danger, deception, yakuza, friendship, crimes, rivalry, body swapping, hitman, neo-noir, police, family relations, clones, gunfight, male objectification ...
Time: distant future, future
Place: san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, futuristic and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, murder, chase, rivalry, crimes, investigation and escapades mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Altered Carbon: Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Westworld (2016), Upgrade (2018), Blade Runner (1982), The Expanse (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Hungary, Spain, Mexico
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: neo noir, futuristic, tech noir, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, bounty hunter, genetics, dark future, main character dies, ex soldier, investigation, freedom fighter, mission, inventor, death of protagonist ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, year 1966
Place: los angeles, las vegas, san diego california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 437K
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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, a.i., theme park, androids, escapades, androids and robots, moral dilemma, stalking, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 165K
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, tech noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, super soldier, nanotechnology, cyborgs, microchip, distopia, murder, implant, robotics, super computer, experimental technology ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 8.1
 705K
Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Action, 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: futuristic, atmospheric, neo noir, thought provoking, tech noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, distopia, existentialism, a.i., androids, artificial intelligence, killer robot, fugitives, androids and robots, cyborgs, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2019, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 113K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, space wars, human in outer space, spacecraft, alien life-form, investigation, conspiracy, space station, space opera, space exploration, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 170K
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, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, androids and robots, robot, technology gone awry, dystopic future, utopia, clones, murder, investigation, physical appearance, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 41K
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, futuristic, stylized, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, alien, escapades, danger, enemy, law enforcement, mayor, ex military, survival, interspecies romance, post apocalypse, humanoid alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 30K
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., robot, man versus machine, laboratory, fear, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, military, technology, disorder ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 2K
RoboCop (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 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, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, superhero, cyberpunk, superhuman powers, future dystopia, police, fighting crime, weapon system, escapades, chaos, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
Genre: 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: futuristic, anthology, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, supernatural, alternate reality, computer, alien, multiple storylines, twists & turns, surrealism, life philosophy, fantasy world, danger, family relations ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 24K
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, atmospheric, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, outer space, sacrifice, androids and robots, man versus machine, danger, escapades, family life, computer genius, fate of humanity, alien planet, surgery ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 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, serious, exciting, futuristic
Plot: resurrection, superhuman, sheriff, genius, reanimation, human experiment, father son relationship, scientist, investigation, secret, friendship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 22K
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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: life is a bitch, rivalry, society, danger, murder, culture clash, vengeance, crimes, violence, death, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: future
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 541K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 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, neo noir, tense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, time paradox, destiny, changing the past or future, hitman, sent to the past, mafia, tragedy, on the run, self sacrifice, young man ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, kansas, shanghai china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 20K
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, futuristic, witty ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, bounty hunter, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, escapades, danger, distant planet, spacecraft, chase, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 515K
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, neo noir, interesting, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, foreknowledge, murder, frame up, precognition, psychic, crime, police investigation, law enforcer, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 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, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, hacker, computers and web, computer cracker, danger, heroic mission, race against time, cyberspace, virtual reality, technophobia, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, near future, 2020s
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 11K
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: exciting, tense, political thriller, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, government conspiracy, murder, investigation, danger, crimes, fight scenes, weapons, twists & turns, dialogue, gunfight, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 36K
Lethal Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, buddy cop, police partner, police investigation, lapd, friendship, adventure, chase, murder, crimes, family relations, police ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 6K
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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, life is a bitch, danger, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 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
Plot: virtual reality, subconscious, psychology, technology, strong female character, murder, family problems, computer program, supportive coworker, help, imagination, family relations ...
⇓ 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, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, warrior, post apocalypse, murder, danger, heroes, death, master warrior, vengeance, blood, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, agent, espionage, investigation, danger, shooting, intelligence, outsmarting, ex marine, murder, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 4K
The Call Up (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of elite online gamers each receive a mysterious invitation to trial a state-of-the-art virtual reality video game, it’s a dream come true and impossible to resist. Arriving at the test site, the group step into hi-tech gear and ...
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: virtual reality, rivalry, adventure, band, game, escapades, video game, disorder, danger, youth, friendship
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Queen of the South (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain, Malta
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas, she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: drug cartel, crimes, cartel, drugs/alcohol, shooting, murder, adventure, danger, destiny, vengeance, chase, captivity ...
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 15K
S.W.A.T. (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Follows a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant who is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he's tasked to run a highly-trained unit that's the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: swat team, gunfight, crimes, friendship, danger, adventure, fight scenes, heroes, explosion, chase, police investigation, twists & turns ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 1K
Delete (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Delete imagines a disaster in our all-too-fragile digital world where all computers could become dangerously self-aware with one systematic purpose–to destroy mankind. Faced with possible extinction, there is only one way out–create a second ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: artificial intelligence, catastrophe, save the world, a.i., computer hacker, uncover truth, technology gone awry, cyberspace, chaos, heroes, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: My Own Worst Enemy is an American television drama that aired on NBC in 2008. It premiered on October 13 and ended on December 15 after 9 episodes. The series was produced by Universal Media Studios. Jason Smilovic was the executive producer; David ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, split personality, secret agent, working undercover, disorder, workplace, danger, undercover, adventure, suburbs, espionage, dual identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Minority Report (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Minority Report follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen. Set in Washington, D.C., it is 10 years after the demise ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: female detective, police detective, psychic power, police investigation, murder investigation, changing the past or future, danger, friendship, brother sister relationship, psychic, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.5
 15K
Freejack (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Time-traveling bounty hunters find a doomed race-car driver in the past and bring him to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a terminally ill billionaire.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, chase, fish out of water, murder, lovers reunited, investigation, bounty hunter, on the run, post apocalypse, immortality, cyberpunk, distopia ...
Time: future, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%