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Upgrade (2018)
 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 he also has superhuman strength and agility — skills he uses to seek revenge against the thugs who destroyed his life.
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, surprise ending, experimental, neo noir, psychological, philosophical, mind bending, suspense, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, revenge, murder, nanotechnology, microchip, distopia, cyborgs, surgery, super soldier, evil wins, super computer, experimental technology, quadriplegic, violence, technology, death of wife, mechanic, investigation, vigilante, husband wife relationship, superhero, body horror, robotics, betrayal ...
Time: future, near future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, futuristic and suspenseful films with plots about murder, gun, death, violence, shot in the chest, chase and danger mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Upgrade: Ghost in the Shell (2017), Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Hardcore Henry (2015), Alita: Battle Angel (2019), Blade Runner (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Hong Kong, China, Canada
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, philosophical, suspense, stylized, neo noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, female protagonist, distopia, cyborgs, technology, artificial intelligence, robot, chase, terrorism, tough girl, female martial artist, investigation ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ 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 ⇓
83%
 6.7
 96K
Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA, China
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: exciting, stylized, intense, suspense, visually appealing ...
Plot: murder, cyborgs, one man army, good versus evil, violence, point of view, terrorist, memory loss, psychopath, violent, car chase, gunfight ...
Time: near future
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
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: exciting, captivating, futuristic, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: cyberpunk, female protagonist, distopia, cyborgs, female warrior, post apocalypse, tough girl, woman fights a man, martial arts, strong female lead, nanotechnology, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 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 ⇓
91%
 6.6
 450K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, space station, future dystopia, class conflict, distopia, dystopic future, space and aliens, ecological disaster, post apocalypse, apocalypse, utopia, dark future ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, south africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.9
 170K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, consciousness, investigation, murder, resistance fighter, virtual reality, multiple storylines, twists and turns, adventure, body swapping, doppelganger ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.5
 332K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, ambiguous ending, suspense, rough ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, mars, memory loss, secret agents, false memory, space colony, future dystopia, chase, alien, implanted memory, distopia, conspiracy ...
Time: future, 80s, 90s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 541K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, exciting, philosophical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, distopia, cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, hi-tech, a.i., future dystopia, technology gone awry, computer, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 498K
Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Taiwan, Canada, USA, UK
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: futuristic, philosophical, intellectual, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, drugs, intelligence, strong female lead, transformation, tough girl, supernatural ability, experimental drug, superhuman powers, telepathy, mind control, human brain ...
Time: future, stone age, contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, rome italy, paris france, new york, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
 57K
Automata (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
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, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, post apocalypse, distopia, androids and robots, robot, cyberpunk, ecology, robot human relationship, rain, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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 ⇓
67%
 6.8
 253K
Chappie (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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: stylized, touching, emotional, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, cyborgs, distopia, technology gone awry, a.i., androids and robots, technology, consciousness, prodigy, parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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 ⇓
60%
 5.7
 78K
Bloodshot (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After he and his wife are murdered, marine Ray Garrison is resurrected by a team of scientists. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine - Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot ...
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, nanotechnology, regeneration, rescue, revenge, back from the dead, superhuman powers, one man army, supernatural power, memory, super soldier, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2020s, near future
Place: budapest, london, hungary, england, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 485K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: superhero, humanity, alien life-form, alien monster, supernatural power, alien, super villain, super powers, experiment gone awry, crimes, experiment, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.5
 100K
Self/less (2015)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, philosophical, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: body swapping, cloning, soul transference, uncover truth, chase, moral dilemma, rich man, life philosophy, disorder, immortality, cyberpunk, billionaire ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, near future
Place: new orleans, usa, new york, caribbean, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 545K
Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, mind bending, futuristic, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, cyberpunk, technology, isolation, cyborgs, androids, androids and robots, existentialism, human android relationship, manipulation, a.i. ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 44K
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, clever, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyborgs, cloning, genetics, escape, moral dilemma, experiment, artificial intelligence, twists and turns, violence, isolation, death, humanoid ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 108K
Repo Men (2010)
Genre: Action, 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: futuristic, suspense, absurd, twist ending, thought provoking ...
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, dystopic future, future dystopia, evil corporation, rebel, on the run, chase, black market, surrealism, twists and turns, social decay ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Terminator: Dark Fate (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: exciting, suspense, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, robot, terminator, androids and robots, cyberpunk, technology, gunfight, cyborgs, helicopter, revenge, killer robot, resistance ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s, future, 90s, year 1998
Place: mexico, mexico city, texas, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 362K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: thought provoking, tense, allegory, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: post apocalypse, train, survival, distopia, revolution, winter, rebellion, future dystopia, social differences, class struggle, society, snow ...
Time: future, near future, 2030s, 21st century, 2010s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 230K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, futuristic, tricky, cerebral ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, technology, resurrection, scientist, consciousness, technology gone awry, chaos, hi-tech, computers and web, a.i., nanotechnology, utopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Invisible Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Currently unknown.
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, slasher, gothic ...
Plot: twists and turns, domestic violence, stalker, stalking, invisibility, home invasion, abusive boyfriend, sadist, homicidal maniac, suicide, psychological abuse, murder ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2020s, 2010s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 53K
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, avant garde, twist ending ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, alien, spacecraft, alien invasion, survival, rescue, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, fear, self mutilation, friendship, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 761K
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: emotional, harsh, intense, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: superhero, fight scenes, mutant, x men, father daughter relationship, super strength, invulnerability, rage, immortality, lone hero, road trip, protector ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 21st century, 2020s
Place: north dakota, austin texas, el paso texas, mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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%
 6.3
 67K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict ...
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cia, spy, cia agent, prisoner, memory, espionage, female agent, violence, brutality, prison, death, convict ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, russia, delaware, west virginia, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 863K
The Terminator (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, neo noir, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: time travel, cyberpunk, cyborgs, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, sent to the past, androids and robots, terminator, good versus evil, post apocalypse, dystopic future, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, 2020s, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 17K
Vice (2015)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., humanoid robot, virtual reality, robot, chase, technology, justice, resort, humanity, escapades, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%