Movies like Divergent

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Divergent (2014)
 6.6
 456K
Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, romantic, intense, surreal, bleak, allegory, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, survival, rebellion, chosen one, heroine, society, youth, choice, teenage life, training, heroes, mentor, rebelliousness, save the day, life is a bitch, against the rules, future dystopia, dishonesty, characters in danger, fear, young heroes, escapades, conspiracy, power struggle ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa

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Most similar movies to Divergent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, visually appealing, futuristic and serious films with plots about chase, destiny, catastrophe, dialogue, distopia, storytelling and mentor mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Divergent: Insurgent (2015), Allegiant (2016), The Hunger Games (2012), The Maze Runner (2014), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 236K
Insurgent (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.
Style: exciting, intense, romantic, apocalyptic, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, distopia, tough girl, teenage love, teenager, strong female lead, female fighter, fighting the system, rebellion, good versus evil, chase ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
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97%
 5.6
 121K
Allegiant (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, teenager, utopia, survival, surveillance, female protagonist, manipulation, post apocalypse, brainwashing, technology, betrayal, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, sad, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: female protagonist, survival, future dystopia, distopia, post apocalypse, competition, young heroes, rebellion, fight, mentor, warrior, good versus evil ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: distopia, female protagonist, survival, strong female character, rebellion, future dystopia, society, youth, game, teenager, revolution, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, futuristic, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: survival, death, contests and competitions, youth, rivalry, future dystopia, female protagonist, young heroes, against the odds, killings, heroes, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.8
 460K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: survival, memory loss, maze, teenager, adventure, apocalypse, distopia, trapped, post apocalypse, youth, fantasy world, young heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, survival, adventure, maze, zombie, teenager, desert, escape, virus, young heroes, immunity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: distopia, strong female lead, revolution, tough girl, rebellion, chosen one, chase, survival, resistance, fight, good versus evil, brutality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 5.2
 109K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, apocalypse, alien, end of the world, survival, adventure, post apocalypse, obsessive quest, invasion, space and aliens, escapades, virus ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa, tower bridge london, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.6
 246K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, fate of humanity, leadership, human existence, youth, nuclear holocaust, space station, rivalry, society, outer space, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.4
 119K
The Giver (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, philosophical, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: distopia, future dystopia, youth, society, utopia, memory, destiny, community, life is a bitch, rebelliousness, fighting the system, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
 407K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, suspense, philosophical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: immortality, fighting the system, time, distopia, love, future dystopia, dystopic future, social differences, wealth, class differences, race against time, love story ...
Time: future, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, romantic, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: supernatural romance, supernatural, supernatural ability, good versus evil, youth, alien, young heroes, teenage love, friendship, super strength, high school, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, africa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, dark fantasy, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, vampire, angel, werewolf, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural romance, teenage love, chosen one, supernatural ability, youth, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 115K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, romantic, suspenseful, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, alien invasion, evil alien, love and romance, youth, teenage love, apocalypse, interspecies romance, power of love, true love, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: adventure, life turned upside down, space opera, save the lady, space and aliens, space wars, destiny, space travel, heroes, genetics, future dystopia, creature ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
 239K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, adventure, space wars, young heroes, intelligence, space battle, child prodigy, prodigy, space and aliens, alien, save the world, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ellie Linton, a teen from an Australian coastal town, leads her friends on an excursion to a camp deep in the woods, dubbed "Hell." Upon their return, the youths find that their town has been overrun by an enemy army, and their friends and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: invasion, military, adventure, wartime life, teenager, survival, heroes, young heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, visually appealing, cerebral, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, future dystopia, alien invasion, survival, dystopic future, disorder, space travel, outer space, resistance, adventure, mysterious character ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 182K
Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and ...
Style: visually appealing, exciting, feel good, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: utopia, adventure, young heroes, time travel, heroes, androids and robots, end of the world, youth, alternate dimension, obsessive quest, apocalypse, destiny ...
Time: future, 60s, 2010s
Place: florida, new york, houston texas, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.8
 201K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, jungle, post apocalypse, adventure, apocalypse, heroic mission, real life father and son playing father and son, spacecraft, alien, parents and children, vestiges of humanity, young heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.8
 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: alien, culture clash, adventure, space and aliens, fantasy world, creature, alien planet, space travel, mysterious planet, human nature, beautiful scenery, expedition ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien invasion, alien, changing the past or future, evil alien, invasion, soldier, military, repeated event, time paradox, space and aliens ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, united kingdom, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.4
 328K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, philosophical, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, utopia, fighting the system, future dystopia, cyberpunk, rebellion, post apocalypse, dystopic future, gunfight, society, totalitarianism, lone hero ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: futuristic, exciting, thought provoking, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, distopia, virtual reality, alternate reality, chosen one, post apocalypse, man versus machine, warrior, freedom, technology gone awry, save the world ...
Time: future, distant future, 23rd century, 2000s, near future ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 129K
Nerve (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds ...
Style: exciting, suspense, romantic, tricky, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: game, teenager, internet, teenage boy, technology, hacker, rivalry, hacking, computer cracker, heroine, teenage girl, moral dilemma ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: new york, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: cyberpunk, female protagonist, distopia, cyborgs, female warrior, post apocalypse, tough girl, martial arts, woman fights a man, nanotechnology, bounty hunter, one woman army ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: romantic, light, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, witch, supernatural romance, love, teenage love, love and romance, supernatural ability, youth, forbidden love, magic, small town, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, south carolina, southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 254K
Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, post apocalypse, future dystopia, memory loss, dystopic future, secret agents, double agent, false memory, spy, implanted memory, technology ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 128K
Aeon Flux (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strong female character, female protagonist, future dystopia, strong female lead, secret movement, cyberpunk, rebellion, female killer, utopia, rebelliousness, martial arts, distopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%