Movies like Anon

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Anon (2018)
 6.1
 41K
Anon (2018)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a near-future world where there is no privacy, ignorance or anonymity, our private memories are recorded and crime almost ceases to exist. In trying to solve a series of unsolved murders, Sal Frieland stumbles onto a young woman who appears to have subverted the system and disappeared. She has no identity, no history and no record. Sal realizes it may not be the end of crime but the beginning. Known only as 'The Girl', Sal must find her before he becomes the next victim.
Style: tense, twists and turns, tech noir, exciting, neo noir
Plot: distopia, surveillance, female assassin, technology, murder investigation, hacker, mind control, investigation, female killer, privacy, serial killer, erased memory, police, assassin, hitman, secret identity, mysterious woman, fake identity, police officer, strong female character, internet, point of view, death of son, undercover, sex scene ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Anon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, serious, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, distopia, chase, technology, dialogue, catastrophe and violence mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Crime genres. Some movies like Anon: The Circle (2017), Minority Report (2002), Gattaca (1997), Soylent Green (1973), Blink (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 89K
The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, intense, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, privacy, media manipulation, surveillance, social media, internet, moral dilemma, company, distopia, female protagonist, camera, peer pressure ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.6
 528K
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, interesting, neo noir, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, murder, foreknowledge, frame up, precognition, psychic, crime, police investigation, law enforcer, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 291K
Gattaca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, intellectual, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, paraplegic, philosophy, society, eugenics, heart disease, space travel, destiny ...
Time: future, near future
Place: detroit, riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 61K
Soylent Green (1973)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.
Style: cult film, futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, murder, police detective, starvation, cannibalism, overpopulation, investigation, ecological disaster, fighting the system, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century, 70s, near future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 8K
Blink (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. One night ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, twist ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, blindness, crime, investigation, woman in danger, stalking, police detective, female protagonist, strong female character, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 552K
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, mind bending, neo noir, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, time paradox, hitman, changing the past or future, destiny, sent to the past, mafia, tragedy, on the run, self sacrifice, escape ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 3K
R.I.A. (2021)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 2040, a female humanoid A.I. is hacked by her husband and forced to kidnap the U.S. vice president's son and execute him on live TV, as the culprit seeks revenge for his own son's death.
Style: futuristic, tense, exciting, suspense, captivating
Plot: artificial intelligence, kidnapping, robot, assassin, revenge, female killer, humanoid robot, androids and robots, female robot, hacker, attempted murder, robot as menace ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 222K
RoboCop (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, tough law enforcer, police, superhuman powers, graphic violence, robot, haunted by the past, inventions and discoveries, tough guy, hi-tech, back from the dead ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: detroit, usa, china, tehran iran, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.2
 69K
Strange Days (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories and emotions. One day he receives a disc which contains the memories of a ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, weird, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, murder, police brutality, virtual reality, pornography, chaos, protest, haunted by the past, uncover truth, prostitute, private detective, police ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 481K
Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, neo noir, captivating, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, heroic mission, pandemic, distopia, survival, redemption, childlessness, birth, mission, protest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, seattle, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 16K
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, exciting, serious, 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, 1990s, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a man trying to uncover the mysterious death of his girlfriend and save an innocent man from the death chamber in the process, by using his unique power to time travel. However in attempting to do this, he also frees a ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, investigation, murder, supernatural, sent to the past, recession, bear trap, serial killer, uncover truth, profanity, diary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
36%
 6.2
 49K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, webcam, website, kidnapping, investigation, special agents, internet, torture, sadism, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 167K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, future dystopia, utopia, martial arts, dystopic future, police, crime fighter, good versus evil, one man army, foot chase, betrayal ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 708
Kamikaze 1989 (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a totalitarian society of the future, in which the government controls all facets of the media, a homicide detective investigates a string of bombings, and finds out more than he bargained for.
Style: parody, intellectual
Plot: distopia, police, bomb, prosecution, laughter, colleague, loner, surveillance, office building, underground, bomb threat, police officer ...
Time: future, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 28K
Fortress (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A futuristic prison movie. Protagonist and wife are nabbed at a future US emigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of the movie. The prison is a futuristic one run by a private ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, heroes, prison life, fighting the system, cyborgs, mind control, heroic mission, rescue, rebellion, isolation, captivity ...
Time: future, year 2017, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
35%
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 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 ⇓
34%
 5.4
 3K
Chrysalis (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paris 2020, a high tech surgeon and her daughter are involved in a horrific car accident, the surgeon saves her daughter's life at the cost of manipulating her dreams and memories.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, doctor, uncover truth, haunted by the past, vengeance, manipulation, danger, manipulations, murder, rivalry, deadly, distopia ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Echelon Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mysterious cell phone messages promise a young American engineer untold wealth - then make him the target of a deadly international plot. Dangerous security operatives chase the engineer across the globe, while a powerful government official pursues ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, chase, a.i., danger, undercover, technology gone awry, computers and web, chaos, computer system, government agency, on the run, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, washington d.c., europe, moscow russia, maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 14K
Split Second (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him.
Style: futuristic, suspense, rough, bleak, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, cyberpunk, future dystopia, flooding, danger, post apocalypse, escapades, post apocalyptic, murder, strip club, creature, police detective ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2008, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Goliad Uprising (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Shannon Lark stars as Ariel Loner who uses her lovers to achieve her goal of thwarting the one man she hasn't been able to manipulate. Her web of seduction captures the handsome David (Aaron Weisinger) and leads him on a run for their lives as ...
Plot: satire, distopia, cyberspace, post apocalypse, espionage, science, political satire, murder, hacker, technology, riot
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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What Happened to Monday (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, non-linear ...
Plot: dystopic future, distopia, death of sister, betrayal, chase, hidden room, investigation, deception, twin sisters, overpopulation, violence, mystery ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer whose crimes defy scientific explanation. When the killer mysteriously resurfaces nine years later, Locke's ...
Style: sexy, enigmatic, tense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: time traveler, female serial killer, hospital, time travel, serial killer, secret identity, police detective, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, abandoned factory, profanity, crime investigation ...
Time: year 2006, year 1997, year 1988
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 37K
Code 8 (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Lincoln City, some inhabitants have extraordinary abilities. Most live below the poverty line, under the close surveillance of a heavily militarized police force. Connor, a construction worker with powers, involves with a criminal gang to help ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, enigmatic, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: distopia, super strength, drug lord, bodyguard, telekinesis, fight, teenager, danger, violence, telepathy, bank vault, teenage life ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
33%
 5.9
 2K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crime, crimes, vengeance, mentally unstable, partners against crime, stalking, chases and races, maniac, police detective ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 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, heroic mission, danger, cyberspace, a.i., virtual reality, technophobia, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, near future, 2020s
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 245K
RoboCop (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, experiment, law enforcement, fighting the system, vengeance, gang, fighting crime, partners, legal, robot ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%