Movies like Fahrenheit 451

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Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
 4.9
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Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In an oppressive future, a 'fireman' whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
Style: philosophical, tense, surprise ending, captivating, futuristic
Plot: book burning, partners, book, fire, society, crimes, firefighter, couple relations, african american, murder, redemption, childhood flashback, devotion, meaning of life, hi-tech, beach, bird, mentor, surveillance, burned alive, flamethrower, self immolation, axe, reading a book
Time: near future
Place: usa, cleveland ohio

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, society, death, danger, catastrophe and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Fahrenheit 451: Right at Your Door (2006), Chronicle (2012), Supremacy (2014), The Last Boy (2019), Instinct (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as "firemen", to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, clever, stylized, intellectual ...
Plot: book, future dystopia, totalitarianism, resistance, rebellion, fighting the system, book burning, social decay, social problems, social activist, snitch, layoff ...
Time: future, near future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Right at Your Door (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dirty bomb goes off in Los Angeles, jamming freeways and spreading a toxic cloud.
Style: rough, realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: chases and races, partners, toxic, danger, isolation, race against time, couples, suburbs, deadly, hostages, save the day, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 228K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, stylized, dark, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, high school, supernatural, teenage life, adolescence, loneliness, popularity, videotaping, coming of age, anti heroes, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 4K
Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, danger, family in danger, crimes, hostages, deadly, society, confined, family relations, racism, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.9
 6K
The Last Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The world at an end, a dying mother sends her young son on a quest to find the place that grants wishes.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, friendship, rivalry, crimes, danger, murder, society, hopes, parents and children, redemption, dishonesty, death ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 30K
Instinct (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything -- even put his ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, psychologist, prison, estrangement, doctors and patients, redemption, treatment, crimes, research, violence, insanity, prison escape ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, africa, rwanda, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 82
Canal Street (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Chicago lawyer embraces his undying faith when his teenage son is accused of murdering a classmate.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, exciting, suspense, rough
Plot: father son relationship, society, murder, rivalry, crimes, death, vengeance, parents and children, hopes, violence, friendship, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 7K
Sleight (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young street magician is left to take care of his little sister after his mother's passing and turns to drug dealing in the Los Angeles party scene to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets into trouble with his supplier, his sister is ...
Style: bleak, suspense, tense, psychological, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drugs, heroes, teenage boy, danger, family relations, family, vengeance, couple relations, crimes, card trick, debt, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mentally unstable, criminal psychologist, crimes of passion, crime and punishment, psychopath, crimes, confined, hopes, mental institution, mental illness, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.8
 258K
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, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, eugenics, society, destiny, space travel, heart disease, distopia, presumed dead, paranoia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Trespasser (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Estevão , Ivan e Gilberto são companheiros desde os tempos de faculdade e sócios de uma construtora de sucesso há mais de 15 anos. O relacionamento entre eles sempre foi muito bom, até que um desentendimento na condução dos negócios faz com ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, workplace intrigue, crimes, friends, buddies, deadly, cons and scams, workplace, crime gone awry, society, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 29K
The Final Cut (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a world with memory implants, Robin Williams plays a cutter, someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories. His latest assignment is one that puts him in danger.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: haunted by the past, child abuse, chase, microchip, society, deadly, vengeance, future dystopia, crimes, child birth, life is a bitch, neo noir ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.0
 901
Dragon Day (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Duke Evans, out of work NSA analyst, is evicted from his home he moves his family to his grandfather's old cabin. However here they are also threatened when a hellish cyber-attack is unleashed on the US rendering anything with a computer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: danger, government agency, society, racism, survival, unemployment, immigrants, escapades, crimes, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: china, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 38K
Stone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Parole officer Jack Mabry has only a few weeks left before retirement and wishes to finish out the cases he's been assigned. One such case is that of Gerald 'Stone' Creeson, a convicted arsonist who is up for parole. Jack is initially ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: prison, arson, deception, seduction, manipulations, dishonesty, couples, dangerous attraction, danger, cons and scams, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, detroit, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 74K
The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
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, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, company, social media, internet, media manipulation, moral dilemma, surveillance, privacy, camera, peer pressure, female protagonist, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 635
Empty (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A suspenseful drama about a young couple on a road trip who get caught in the midst of a worldwide gas shortage.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, escapades, danger, international crisis, off the road, couples, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, survival, chaos, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 4K
Looker (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, surprise ending, futuristic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, model, plastic surgeon, amateur detective, experiment gone awry, androids and robots, technology gone awry, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 44K
THX 1138 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, future dystopia, utopia, chase, pregnancy, totalitarianism, radiation, factory, computer, hologram, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.6
 3K
Cherry Crush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A High school Photographer breaks his own rules and falls in love with his teenage model
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, golf, murder, crimes, teenage life, couples, social differences, society, high school life, dangerous attraction, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 294K
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, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, fighting the system, utopia, resistance, gunfight, society, betrayal, totalitarianism, lone hero, human nature, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 183
Disconnect (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A distraught college student finds a phone that enables her to talk to her deceased mother in the past. Instead of a heart attack, she learns that her mother was murdered. She tries to use the phone to stop the murder from occurring before the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, family relations, haunted by the past, changing the past or future, uncover truth, crimes, imaginary, mystery, chases and races, who done it, danger, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 10K
Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means ...
Style: touching, gloomy, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: dog, revenge, father son relationship, killing a dog, vengeance, redemption, justice, small town, murder, juvenile delinquency, terrorizing, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 235
Corn (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman returns home to bear an illegitimate child, and witnesses an environmental accident involving a genetically modified crop of corn. Doubted by the community she has returned to, she questions her own sanity as she tries to discover what ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, psychological
Plot: pregnancy, countryside, parents and children, life is a bitch, babies and infants, youth, single parent, fighting the system, obsession, society, environmentalism, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Bad Day on the Block (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The heat is at record highs, the air conditioner is broken, the milk has gone bad, the repairman can't find the house... and then there's the neighbor. Lyle Wilder, a celebrated firefighter, whose scorn for the young Braverton family next ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: russian roulette, firefighter, psychopath, family in crisis, femme fatale, deadly, suburbs, suburban life, losing-it hero, crimes, infidelity, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 589
Judgment (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Helen Hannah, the Christian leader of "Apocalypse" "Revelation" and "Tribulation" is being put on trial in the One Nation Earth Court of Justice. Mitch Kendrick is a lawyer assigned to defend her, and Victoria Thorne, ...
Style: stylized, clever, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, tragic hero, bible, life is a bitch, crime, dedicated lawyer, state affairs, corporate crimes, crimes, dishonesty, leadership, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 690K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, captivating, surreal, interesting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural ability, time travel, social misfits, insanity, hallucinations, teenage life, supernatural, time loop, imaginary, society, morality, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 212K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: intense, tense, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, army investigation, military, suicide, navy, lawyer, murder, sexism, marines, u.s. navy, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Abraham Holt travels to a tiny town in rural Minnesota to look into a particularly unusual insurance claim stemming from a horrific car accident. As Holt examines the scene of the wreck, it all seems a bit too perfect. And ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: burned alive, murder, autopsy, cemetery, dishonesty, couples, deadly, investigation, family relations, siblings relations, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 38K
13 (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: tense, psychological, bleak, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: russian roulette, mansion, gambling, greed, murder, revenge, police detective, drug overdose, revolver, train, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, new york, pennsylvania, midwest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: woman in danger, danger, rescue, church, clergy, society, religions or cults, missing person, life is a bitch, crimes, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%