Movies like Upgrade

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Upgrade (2018)
 7.5
 173K
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: thought provoking, surprise ending, futuristic, experimental, tech noir, neo noir, suspenseful, splatter
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, super soldier, cyborgs, microchip, distopia, murder, implant, robotics, super computer, experimental technology, husband wife relationship, death wish, betrayal, surgery, hallucination, showdown, death of wife, police, revenge, brutality, violence, morgue, car chase ...
Time: future, near future

Most similar movies to Upgrade

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, suspense, surprise ending and exciting films with plots about pistol, murder, gun, violence, gunfight, death and chase mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Upgrade: Ghost in the Shell (2017), Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Alita: Battle Angel (2019), Hardcore Henry (2015), Altered Carbon (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, melancholic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, female protagonist, distopia, strong female lead, one woman army, female spy, technology, hacker, philosophy, female martial artist, androids ...
Time: future, near future
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, dark future, genetics, ex soldier, investigation, freedom fighter, inventor, death of protagonist, violence, mission ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, 21st century, year 1966
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, san diego california
⇓ 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: captivating, exciting, suspense, enigmatic, tech noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, female warrior, distopia, female protagonist, tough girl, martial arts, nanotechnology, woman fights a man, bounty hunter, adaptation, danger ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.7
 92K
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, suspense, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: stylized violence, cyborgs, murder, memory loss, survival, psychopath, chase, terrorist group, one against many, violence, soldier, terrorist ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 151K
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: futuristic, exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, resistance fighter, virtual reality, twists & turns, adventure, artificial intelligence, consciousness, female nudity, multiple storylines, danger ...
Time: distant future, future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 8.1
 725K
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, neo noir, atmospheric, thought provoking, tech noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, existentialism, distopia, a.i., androids, artificial intelligence, killer robot, fugitives, androids and robots, cyborgs, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, year 2019
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 56K
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, suspenseful, bleak, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, post apocalypse, distopia, robot, ecology, danger, investigation, rain, profanity, cyberpunk, desert ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 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: 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, hi-tech, distopia, inventions and discoveries, military ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 240K
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, stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, cyborgs, technology gone awry, a.i., technology, cyberpunk, parents and children, man versus machine, androids, distopia, fighting crime ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
Place: johannesburg south africa, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.1
 517K
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, serious, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, cyborgs, a.i., technology gone awry, man versus machine, hi-tech, cyberpunk, danger, androids ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 316K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, twists and turns, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, mars, space colony, secret agents, secret agent, outer space, memory loss, fictional war, chase, conspiracy, false memory ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 419K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
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: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti hero, supernatural power, super powers, alien monster, anti heroes, super villain, superhero, tough guy, alien, experiment gone awry, mutation, supervillain ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.7
 505K
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: mind bending, philosophical, twist ending, tense, psychological ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, isolation, technology, robot, cyberpunk, manipulation, cyborgs, human android relationship, existentialism, androids, a.i., man versus machine ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 433K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico, 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, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, space station, cyborgs, distopia, fighting the system, politics, outer space, class conflict, utopia, dystopic future, society ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 172K
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, robot, androids and robots, technology gone awry, dystopic future, utopia, distopia, clones, murder, investigation, physical appearance ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: futuristic, exciting, suspense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, technology, time travel, gunfight, cyborgs, killer robot, cyberpunk, hand to hand combat, artificial intelligence, robot, terminator, robotics ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 1998, 1990s, 2020s ...
Place: texas, guatemala, mexico city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 70K
Bloodshot (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, psychotronic, exciting, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nanotechnology, superhuman powers, super strength, regeneration, superhero, rescue, tough guy, supernatural power, back from the dead, cyberpunk, one man army, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, near future
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, budapest, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 469K
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, exciting, surreal, serious, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: intelligence, superhuman powers, tough girl, supernatural ability, mind control, telekinesis, supernatural, telepathy, strong female lead, imaginary, strong female character, experimental drug ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, new york, berlin germany, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 104K
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, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, distopia, dystopic future, transplant, surrealism, black market, rebel, chase, on the run, social decay, evil corporation ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 95K
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: suspenseful, futuristic, philosophical, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: body swapping, soul transference, moral dilemma, chase, cloning, doctor, uncover truth, disorder, rich man, immortality, back from the dead, twists & turns ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
Place: usa, new york, new orleans, caribbean, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 42K
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, twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, moral dilemma, genetics, experiment, danger, violence, escape, surveillance, cloning, fight, isolation, secret laboratory ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 63K
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, disturbing, intense, rough ...
Plot: cia agent, memory, tough guy, brutality, prisoner, manhunt, terrorism, undercover, mission, convict, cia, swat team ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, west virginia, delaware, big ben london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 50K
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: spacecraft, alien invasion, alien, husband wife relationship, rescue, artificial intelligence, shot to death, chase, foot chase, fear, child in peril, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 693K
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, suspense, surprise ending, bloody ...
Plot: super strength, fight scenes, mutant, death of protagonist, superhero, invulnerability, anti hero, protector, lone hero, chase, immortality, rage ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: north dakota, el paso texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.2
 16K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., artificial intelligence, humanoid robot, profanity, resort, virtual reality, imaginary, danger, adventure, escapades, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 3.6
 843
Cyborg Cop II (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fancy, loner cop loses his partner to a crazed terrorist during a hostage rescue. He settles for the terrorist going to Death Row in jail. What Jack doesn't know is that the terrorist will be taken and turned into a cyborg for the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, bleak, futuristic, rough
Plot: cyborgs, police, one man army, violence, heroes, gunfight, tough cop, martial arts, superhuman powers, man versus machine, robot, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.8
 8K
Kill Switch (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pilot battles to save his family and the planet after an experiment for unlimited energy goes wrong.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: parallel world, physicist, experiment, distopia, cyberpunk, murder, deception, laboratory, chase, scientist, fear, escape ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 29K
Virtuosity (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Centre (LETAC) has developed SID version 6.7: a Sadistic, Intelligent, and Dangerous virtual reality entity which is synthesized from the personalities of more than 150 serial killers, and only one man can ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, good versus evil, cyberpunk, virtual reality, androids, nanotechnology, hologram, artificial intelligence, cyborgs, future dystopia, technology gone awry, deadly ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Outside the Wire (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, intense, psychotronic, tense ...
Plot: war, cyborgs, spy, battles, androids, survival, artificial intelligence, prospector, terrorism, cyberpunk, army, fight ...
Time: near future, 2030s
Place: utah, ukraine, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.4
 356
Cyborg Cop III (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop tries to stop a scientist's experiments to turn students into cyborg-mercenaries. Contains violence and strong language.
Style: suspense, futuristic
Plot: cyborgs, gunfight, martial arts, tough cop, fistfight, tough guy, hand to hand combat, one man army, androids and robots, cyberpunk, superhuman powers, technology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%