Movies like Tau

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Tau (2018)
 5.8
 29K
Tau (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Held captive in a futuristic smart house, a woman hopes to escape by befriending the A.I. program that controls the house.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: artificial intelligence, kidnapped woman, escape attempt, woman in danger, laboratory, experiment, murder, robot, kidnapping, drone, security system, danger, drifter, netflix, surprise attack, strong female character, programmer, blonde, captivity, fear, mad scientist, strong female lead, anger, injection, evil scientist ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and exciting films with plots about danger, murder, chase, robot, artificial intelligence, laboratory and escape mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Tau: Infinity Chamber (2016), Upgrade (2018), Ex Machina (2014), The Astronaut's Wife (1999), 2036 Origin Unknown (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Infinity Chamber (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man trapped in an automated prison must outsmart a computer in order to escape and try and find his way back to the outside world that may already be wiped out.
Style: suspense, psychological thriller, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: escape, artificial intelligence, prison, jail, prisoner, man versus machine, father son relationship, escape attempt, camera, mistaken identity, computer, reality ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: thought provoking, surprise ending, futuristic, experimental, tech noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, super soldier, cyborgs, microchip, distopia, murder, implant, robotics, super computer, experimental technology ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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%
The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When astronaut Spencer Armacost returns to Earth after a mission that nearly cost him his life, he decides to take a desk job in order to see his beautiful wife, Jillian, more often. Gradually, Jillian notices that Spencer's personality seems ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, outer space, astronaut, space travel, danger, suburbs, nasa, mission, pregnancy, twins, alien, paranoia ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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2036 Origin Unknown (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the first manned mission to Mars ends in a deadly crash, mission controller Mackenzie 'Mack' Wilson assists an artificial intelligence system, A.R.T.I. Their investigation uncovers a mysterious object under the surface of Mars that ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: artificial intelligence, mars, trapped in space, expedition, crash, investigation, hi-tech, sandstorm, space station, outer space, spaceship crash, space exploration ...
Time: near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 116K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, psychological, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, terrorism, airplane, hostage, fear, psychology, kidnapping, crimes, danger, stewardess, villain, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.3
 2K
Naked Souls (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Edward is busy trying to unlock the secrets of reading and recording people's thoughts. He is very involved with his work leaving little room for girlfriend Britt. Longstreet comes along and offers Edward a place to do his research and have ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, dream girl, murder, experiment gone awry, laboratory, mad scientist, crimes, deadly, lust, body swapping, breasts, student life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
41%
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The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, deadly, danger, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
40%
 6.0
 2K
The Power (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is on to determine which of the remaining team members is the murderer and to stop them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: murder, mind control, telekinesis, multiple suspects, disorder, danger, supernatural ability, laboratory, violence spree, hidden identity, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, experiment, race against time, crimes, uncover truth, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 10K
Futureworld (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after the Westworld tragedy in the Delos amusement park, the corporate owners have reopened the park following over $1 billion in safety and other improvements. For publicity purposes, reporters Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard are invited ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, danger, robot as menace, cloning, conspiracy, investigation, journalist, reporter, man versus machine, society, leadership, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.8
 1K
A.I. Assault (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a pair of top secret military robots crashes on a deserted Pacific island, a team of Navy seals must find them and turn them off as soon as possible for the longer they are activated, the smarter they become.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: military, artificial intelligence, government coverup, robot, on the run, scientist, machismo, running for your life, decapitation, decapitated head, island, lightning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 769
Automatic (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robgen industries newest security system is "The J Series Automatic", an android model designed and programmed to protect humans from violent attacks. But one night, an Automatic named J269 discovers a Robgen executive trying to rape a ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, skyscraper, on the run, danger, crimes, frame up, cons and scams, murder, chaos, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cloned: The Recreator Chronicles (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of teenagers stumble upon a secret lab, they become part of a deadly experiment - The Recreator - evil human clones. Craig, Tracy and Derek come face to face with exact copies of themselves that have only one purpose; to find and kill ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cloning, laboratory, experiment gone awry, isolation, danger, youth, confined, secret place, teenager, chases and races, disorder, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, hitman, chase, on the run, rivalry, rescue, robot, explosion, assassin, androids and robots, chaos, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
37%
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The Advanced Guard (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of aliens arrive on Earth as part of an advance invasion force. Their mission is to kidnap a small sample of humans and run them through a series of rigorous tests to determine if they would make suitable slaves. Harper, one of the alien ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien abduction, alien invasion, human host, space and aliens, evil alien, chases and races, confined, save the world, society, rivalry, imaginary ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.5
 3K
51 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Due to political pressure from the American public, the Air Force has decided to allow two well-known reporters limited access to the most secretive base on the planet. But when one of the base’s “long-term visitors” exploits this ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, scary
Plot: alien, military, government facility, confined, danger, cover-up, conspiracy, laboratory, survival, evil alien, rebellion, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.5
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Fear Chamber (1968)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The frightening Boris Karloff 60s thriller with Karloff as a demented doctor using torture for scientific experiments.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, kidnapping, torture, imaginary, escapades, gory, disorder, survival, obsession, laboratory, experiment gone awry, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 6K
Hunter Prey (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Prometheus has dropped out of orbit. Communications and life support systems are down. Situation Critical: Status of Crew and Prisoner unknown. With orders to catch their Alien Prisoner alive the surviving crew of the spaceship Prometheus pursue ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, danger, alien encounter, space and aliens, deadly, distant planet, outer space, soldier, evil alien, spacecraft, hunt down ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
37%
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Earth vs. the Spider (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A shy comic book fan is injected with an experimental serum and starts turning into a spider. When web covered bodies start appearing a policeman starts to investigate the strange case.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, crimes, supernatural, deadly creature, disorder, heroes, good versus evil, mad scientist, danger, laboratory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Stray (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a drifter is struck by a car the driver offers to take him back from the hospital to her home in order to nurse him back to health...which turns out to be one of the biggest mistakes of her life.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: crimes, danger, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, male female relationship, violence, restaurant, murder, police detective, homeless, seduction, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
August. Eighth (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: August Eighth - story of an ordinary young woman. Ksenia's life is not too happy. Problem at work, problem in personal life, problem with mother, a baby requiring constant cares... Ksenia want to spend a few days in Sochi with new boyfriend, ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: danger, village life, parents and children, battles, heroes, woman in danger, village, imagination, androids and robots, explosion, robot, fire
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, astronaut, space travel, bomb, rescue, danger, race against time, survival, apocalypse, sun, artificial intelligence, catastrophe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.0
 2K
Weaponized (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A damaged homicide detective (Johnny Messner) must prevent a grieving father from unleashing a "robotic virus" that he believes will destroy the terrorist cell that murdered his son, but at an unimaginable cost.
Style: futuristic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, haunted by the past, technology, society, investigation, violence, police, robot, killer robot, obsession, computer virus, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 35K
Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, exciting, futuristic, clever, philosophical ...
Plot: scientist, science, cloning, resurrection, family in danger, family, laboratory, genetics, scientific experiment, consciousness, biologist, car accident ...
Time: near future
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both ...
Style: cult film, suspenseful, gloomy, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, cold war, computer, ultimatum, mathematics, nuclear threat, nuclear war, catastrophe, super computer, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: canada, soviet union, washington d.c., ussr, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%