Movies and TV shows like Snowpiercer

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Snowpiercer (2020)
 6.9
 51K
Snowpiercer (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the remnants of humanity inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are questioned in this riveting series.
Style: apocalyptic, unusual plot structure, captivating, brutal, depressing, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: post apocalypse, struggle for survival, rebellion, train, winter, apocalypse, inequality, humanity, class system, distopia, caste system, survival, salvation, humanity in peril, world, life & death, class differences, saving a life, classism, hunger, disaster, forces of nature, doom, brutality, oppression ...
Time: 2020s

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Most similar movies to Snowpiercer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, captivating and suspense films and TV series with plots about survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, danger, chaos, distopia and fate of humanity mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Snowpiercer: See (2019), The Colony (2013), Colony (2016), Into the Night (2020), The Purge (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 71K
See (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A virus has decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Centuries later when twins are born with the mythic ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a threatened queen.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: post apocalypse, clan, blindness, warrior, survival, tribe, escape, blind character, twins, virus, weapons, distopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 353K
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, allegory, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, revolution, rebellion, survival, social differences, train, distopia, class struggle, resistance, society, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2014, 2030s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.3
 45K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, starvation, ice age, survival, post apocalypse, epidemic, quarantine, vestiges of humanity, distopia, underground bunker, dehumanization, cannibalism ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 35K
Colony (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: occupation, space and aliens, rebellion, alien invasion, resistance, family in danger, evil alien, parents and children, family relations, colony, survival, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 30K
Into the Night (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Belgium
TV show
Story: When the sun suddenly starts killing everything in its path, passengers on an overnight flight from Brussels attempt to survive by any means necessary.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: hijacking, pilot, apocalypse, survival, sun, airplane, end of the world, nato, flying, sunrise, paranoia, worldwide chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 16K
The Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. Tying them all together is a mysterious savior who’s impeccably equipped for everything the night ...
Style: brutal, tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, survival horror, psycho killer, murder, mass murder, social injustice, brutality, masked killer, serial killer, threat, terrorism, serial murder ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 12K
To the Lake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Mini-series in which an unknown virus turns Moscow into a city of the dead. There is no electricity, money has lost all value and those who are still not infected, are desperately fighting for food and fuel. The main character, Sergei, lives outside ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: virus, apocalypse, epidemic, post apocalypse, panic, survival, disease, terminal illness, extinction, family in danger, fear, society ...
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 36K
The Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, illness, vestiges of humanity, bunker, survival, zombie, pandemic, brother and sister, flowers, walking dead, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 7.5
 58K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, battleship, apocalypse, chaos, military, save the world, deadly virus, heroes, pandemic, plague, survival, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 325K
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, psychological, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, dystopic future, rebellion, lone hero, fighting the system, resistance, society, utopia, totalitarianism, gunfight, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 25K
3% (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: society, life is a bitch, rivalry, murder, vengeance, culture clash, crimes, violence, death, dishonesty, redemption, brutality ...
Time: future
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, chaos, plague, family relations, survival, life is a bitch, society, single parent, post apocalypse, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 56K
Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, small town, chaos, post apocalypse, leadership, conspiracy, courage, distopia, mystery, disaster, selflessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The War of the Worlds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy the prejudices of society and start a life together, all the while swerving the ongoing chaos of an alien invasion.
Style: apocalyptic, bleak, suspense, tense
Plot: alien invasion, alien attack, end of the world, post apocalypse, alien, apocalypse, ufo, alien race, alien contact, survival, fight, unhappy marriage ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century, 2010s, turn of the century, victorian era ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 83K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, survival, fate of humanity, society, chaos, escapades, worldwide chaos, post apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, nanotechnology ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, america, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Y: The Last Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Traverse a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event decimates every mammal with a Y chromosome but for one cisgender man and his pet monkey. Follow the survivors in this new world as they struggle with their efforts to restore what was ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, captivating, apocalyptic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, extinction, sole survivor, genocide, male protagonist, humanity, epidemic, survival, worldwide chaos, agent, lesbian, human ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 49K
Sweet Tooth (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: On a perilous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who's half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.
Style: dark fantasy, apocalyptic, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: hybrid, post apocalypse, cataclysm, supernatural being, half human, survival, child, virus, struggle for survival, adventure, creature, mythical creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 2K
Extinct (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: 400 years after the extinction of the human race, a small group of humans are revived by an alien civilization. The colony of revived humans encounter struggles with the aliens who extinguished humankind centuries before, while trying to understand ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, futuristic
Plot: alien, survival, vestiges of humanity, post apocalypse, humanity, human existence, humanity in peril, adventure, fate of humanity, struggle for survival, alien technology, against humanity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.5
 1K
Domain (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a deadly virus wipes out most of humanity, the survivors are forced to wait alone in self-sustaining bunkers while the viral threat runs its course. Able to communicate through a networked video interface, the survivors wait for years and ...
Style: apocalyptic, enigmatic, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, virus, communication, bunker, deadly virus, disappearance, struggle for survival, mystery, dead animal, isolation
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.1
 2K
Meteor (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: Somewhere on the outskirts of our solar system, the unthinkable occurs. A giant asteroid collides with a smaller one and changes direction - headed directly toward The Earth. The burning meteor rain that beats down with devastating force, is only a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: comet, meteorite, disaster, save the world, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, race against time, small town life, adventure, contests and competitions, survival, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 13K
Utopia (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A group of young adults who met online are mercilessly hunted by a shadowy deep state organization after they come into possession of a near-mythical cult underground graphic novel.
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, captivating, apocalyptic ...
Plot: utopia, cult, save the world, family relations, mad scientist, apocalypse, evil scientist, master villain, group of friends, deadly virus, comic hero, superhero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 13K
The Day (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival horror, countryside, life is a bitch, sole survivor, trap, struggle for survival, trapped, bandit, gang war ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 2K
Embers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a global neurological epidemic, those who remain search for meaning and connection in a world without memory. Five interwoven stories each explore a different facet of life without memory in a future that has no past.
Style: psychological, apocalyptic, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, post apocalypse, future dystopia, memory lapse, distopia, fate of humanity, humanity, struggle for survival, vestiges of humanity, survival, apocalypse, memory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Light of My Life (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond—and the character of humanity—is tested.
Style: ambiguous ending, bleak, captivating, apocalyptic, tense ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, post apocalypse, virus, child in peril, forest, immunity, parents and children, fight, epidemic, hiding, girl, journey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 20K
Station Eleven (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 507 min.
TV show
Story: A post apocalyptic saga spanning multiple timelines telling the stories of survivors of a devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew while holding on to the best of what's been lost.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, captivating
Plot: post apocalypse, pandemic, virus, vestiges of humanity, struggle for survival, actress, introspection, changing lives, self discovery, time, actor, theatre group ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series picks up four years after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day with John and Sarah Connor trying to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female killer, killer robot, androids and robots, cyborgs, nuclear holocaust, terminator, changing the past or future, sent to the past, robot vs. robot, evil robot, man versus machine, robot ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
COVID-21: Lethal Virus (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The climate change has released an ancient rabies virus trapped in the Antarctica ice. A female scientist tries to get to the laboratory to create a cure to save the world, protected by an eccentric and two members of the special forces.
Style: apocalyptic, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, infection, deadly virus, virus, global warming, walking dead, scientist, humanity in peril, humanity, fate of humanity, survival horror, death threat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.4
 1K
CAT. 8 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a breakthrough in global defense malfunctions, the result is a fireball four times the size of Earth streaking toward the planet. As fires blaze and panic spreads, a renegade scientist comes to the world’s rescue.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, suspense
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, earthquake, race against time, heroes, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, global warming, evacuation, destruction, survival, humanity in peril ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 4K
10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
Story: An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, disaster, survival, save the day, heroic mission, adventure, race against time, government agency, forces of nature, evacuation, building collapse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 1K
Ice (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: It is 2020. Findings by environmental scientist Professor Thom Archer suggest that Halo, the corporate energy company drilling on the Greenland Glacier are causing it to melt. Archer's warnings are ignored, so he heads to the Arctic to find ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: climate change, evacuation, ecological disaster, disaster, forces of nature, global warming, survival, escapades, chaos and mayhem, iceberg, chaos, storm ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: greenland, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%