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Upgrade (2018)
 7.6
 99K
Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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 he also has superhuman strength and agility — skills he uses to seek revenge against the thugs who destroyed his life.
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, tech noir, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, murder, implant, surgery, microchip, police, revenge, car chase, violence, martial arts, gang, bodyguard, medical, virtual reality, investigation, death, torture, science, morgue, technology, gun, betrayal, neo noir, coma ...
Time: future, near future

Most similar movies to Upgrade

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, futuristic, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about murder, held at gunpoint, violence, pistol, shot to death, shot in the chest and deception mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Upgrade: Ghost in the Shell (2017), The Machine (2013), Altered Carbon (2018), Hardcore Henry (2015), Automata (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Hong Kong, China, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Style: futuristic, suspense, philosophical, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, hacker, female protagonist, terrorism, investigation, network, philosophy, evolution, technology, robot, memory, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 29K
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, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., artificial intelligence, man versus machine, laboratory, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, androids and robots, military, robot, experiment gone awry, imaginary, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 8.2
 100K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, female nudity, distant future, virtual reality, police, resistance fighter, danger, adventure, deception, yakuza ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 75K
Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through ...
Style: stylized, exciting, bloody, entertaining, intense ...
Plot: murder, car chase, violence, chase, gunfight, mad scientist, extreme violence, stylized violence, revenge, fight scenes, gore, cloning ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 50K
Automata (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA, Spain, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, philosophical, bleak, serious ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, robot, desert, rain, ecology, uncover truth, danger, investigation, imaginary, dishonesty, corporation ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.3
 163K
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: technology gone awry, investigation, utopia, murder, robot, androids and robots, human existence, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, future dystopia, special agents, life risking ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 14K
Vice (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, resort, virtual reality, androids and robots, a.i., adventure, imaginary, danger, chase, on the run, investigation, humanoid robot ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 35K
Morgan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, intense, tricky ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, cloning, violence, isolation, robot, suicide, death, scientist, psychologist, mutant, genetics, science ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 209K
Chappie (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, humorous, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, robot, artificial intelligence, a.i., gangster, heist, brutality, technology, cyberpunk, androids, parents and children, weapons ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, bleak, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, hitman, rescue, rivalry, chase, explosion, robot, corporation, assassin, chases and races, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 7K
The Anomaly (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former soldier is taken captive and awakens in the back of a van where he learns that he only has less than 10 minutes to figure out how he got there.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, kidnapping, conspiracy, mind control, heroic mission, chases and races, save the day, uncover truth, danger, disorder, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future, near future
Place: shanghai china, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Canada
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: tech noir, futuristic, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, bounty hunter, genetics, neo noir, investigation, police detective, mission, pursuit, violence, dark future, freedom fighter ...
Time: future, year 1966, near future, 2040s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 28K
Hotel Artemis (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: hotel, riot police, nurse, megacorporation, technology, one against many, near death experience, policewoman, surveillance, hand to hand combat, kicked in the face, power outage ...
Time: near future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, sinister, surprise ending
Plot: dictatorship, martial arts, undercover, presumed dead, chase, pistol, punched in the face, bar, blood, spy, hypodermic needle, fear ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, tense, captivating, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: agent, criminal gang, danger, betrayal, police, martial arts, gunfight, fight, transformation, friendship, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, 2000s
Place: sydney australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 4K
Nemesis (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, chaos is rampant as 'information terrorists' threaten to destroy order in society. Alex is a part-man, part-machine LAPD cop who is the best at what he does. When one of the terrorists calls him a machine, Alex questions his ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, androids and robots, good versus evil, gangsters, man versus machine, heroes, law enforcement, society, battles, rivalry, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: los angeles, usa, new mexico, brazil, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
24 Hours to Live (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: assassin, redemption, hallucination, interpol, shooting, reincarnation, deadline, sniper rifle, shot in the hand, attempted murder, slum, injection ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, florida, cape town south africa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 95K
Repo Men (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, medical technology has advanced to the point where people can buy artificial organs to extend their lives. But if they default on payments, an organization known as the Union sends agents to repossess the organs. Remy is one of the ...
Style: surreal, futuristic, twists and turns, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: transplant, future dystopia, chase, black market, on the run, social decay, brutality, mercenary, evil corporation, cyberpunk, violence, singer ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 449
Firepower (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the year 2007, crime has risen at an exponential rate. Once highly populated metropolises such as Los Angeles are no longer inhabitable. These cities have transformed into "Hell Zones," ruled by violent street gangs. The Hell Zone, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, nightclub, murder, martial arts, katana sword, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, contests and competitions, working undercover, theater, rivalry ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 13K
Replicant (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cloning, martial arts, serial killer, arson, psychopath, murder, genetic engineering, crimes, criminal heroes, police investigation, government agency, mentally challenged ...
Time: future, near future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, zombie, bio weapon, end of the world, post apocalyptic, mutant, female soldier, pistol, monster, supernatural, chases and races, survival ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world's most impenetrable prisons. When his most trusted operative, Shu Ren, is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, hand to hand combat, danger, prison escape, betrayal, teamwork, robot, martial arts, rubik's cube, secret place, shooting, friends ...
Time: 2010s
Place: shanghai china, bangkok thailand, atlanta georgia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 36K
Extinction (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A chief mechanic at a factory, haunted by apocalyptic nightmares, becomes a hero when Earth is invaded by a mysterious army bent on destruction.
Style: suspense, light, surprise ending
Plot: danger, destruction, mother daughter relationship, soldier, self mutilation, pistol, father daughter relationship, flashback, little girl, crying, punched in the face, party ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 129K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, massacre, against the odds, gadget, resistance, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: future, 20th century, twentieth century, 2010s, near future ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, race against time, soldier, military, nuclear threat, super soldier, super strength, superhuman, dynamite, massacre, police car ...
Time: 1960s, 2000s, 80s
Place: virginia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.5
 945
Cyber Tracker (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eric is a secret agent currently working as security guard for senator Dilly. The senator is the main advocate for a new kind of police officer: the Tracker, an perfect and nearly invulnerable android. When Eric realizes that senator Dilly is ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rebellion, on the run, frame up, martial arts, special agents, escapades, chases and races, future dystopia, androids and robots, secret agents, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 397K
Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, surreal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, intelligence, supernatural ability, tough girl, mind control, supernatural, escapades, imaginary, telepathy, betrayal, transformation, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, rome italy, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 542K
Logan (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Style: suspense, emotional, futuristic, scenic, harsh ...
Plot: chase, survival, superhero, death of protagonist, road trip, older man younger man relationship, mutant, apocalypse, little girl, evil corporation, father daughter relationship, dark hero ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, north dakota, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 29K
Death Race II (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the world's most dangerous prison, a new game is born: Death Race. The rules of this adrenaline-fueled blood sport are simple, drive or die. When repentant convict Carl Lucas discovers there's a price on his head, his only hope is to ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, prison, contests and competitions, rapist, island, warden, triad, car fire, silencer, virgin, bikini ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, murder, city, battle, zombie, fight, scientist, survival, good versus evil, illness, runner ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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