Movies like Fahrenheit 451

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Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
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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: tense, surprise ending, captivating, futuristic, philosophical, psychotronic
Plot: book, distopia, book burning, partners, society, crimes, firefighter, resistance, couple relations, meaning of life, fighting the system, devotion, loyalty, fire, murder, redemption, childhood flashback, childhood memory, african american, hi-tech, beach, bird, self sacrifice, reading, runaway ...
Time: near future
Place: usa, cleveland ohio

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Most similar movies to Fahrenheit 451

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and captivating films with plots about society, murder, distopia, life is a bitch, danger, crimes and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Fahrenheit 451: Equilibrium (2002), Gattaca (1997), THX 1138 (1971), The Circle (2017), Empty (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
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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: atmospheric, futuristic, tense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, book, totalitarianism, social decay, fighting the system, resistance, book burning, oppression, introspection, rebelliousness, satire ...
Time: future, near future, 1960s, 60s
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 7.4
 319K
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, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, lone hero, dystopic future, fighting the system, resistance, society, utopia, totalitarianism, gunfight, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
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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 ⇓
28%
 6.7
 50K
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: thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: distopia, totalitarianism, prison, utopia, future dystopia, fighting the system, dystopic future, hologram, technology gone awry, chaos, surveillance, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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 ⇓
26%
 3.6
 712
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: couple relations, on the road, social differences, chaos, couples, escapades, international crisis, danger, life is a bitch, global warming, distopia, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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26%
 3.9
 1K
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, tense, captivating
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, invasion, chaos and mayhem, crimes, escapades, danger, society, unemployment, government agency, racism, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: china, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 115K
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, philosophical, futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, future dystopia, society, utopia, youth, life is a bitch, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, rebelliousness, destiny, danger, fighting the system ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, 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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, future dystopia, survival, young heroes, distopia, competition, rebellion, post apocalypse, mentor, warrior, resistance, society ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.9
 340
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, couple relations, secret, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, profanity, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 1.1M
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, stylized, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, anti hero, vengeance, distopia, freedom, rebellion, future dystopia, society, vigilantism, mysterious character, revenge ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 32K
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: psychological, thought provoking, twists and turns, intellectual, tense ...
Plot: surveillance, technology, memory, microchip, death, chase, haunted by the past, childbirth, child abuse, child birth, distopia, twists & turns ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Moment After II: The Awakening (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In The New World Order, who can you trust? Religious "fanatics"? The government? Ragtag militia? Religious "fanatics"?After a dramatic escape from death row, former FBI agent Adam Riley (David A.R. White) reunites with his friend ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, christian film
Plot: religious persecution, fighting the system, special agents, undercover, bible prophecy, danger, chases and races, society, escapades, deadly, rivalry, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 242
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, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, changing the past or future, uncover truth, race against time, danger, mystery, imaginary, hidden identity, crimes, female protagonist, family relations, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 2K
Omniscient (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil
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Story: In a city where citizens are monitored 24/7, a tech employee must outsmart her surveillance drone in order to investigate a murder.
Style: philosophical, futuristic, psychological, bleak, contemplative
Plot: security system, lone hero, distopia, murder, resistance, betrayal, violence, criminal, conspiracy theory, murder investigation, loss of family member, computer hacker ...
Time: near future
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, murder, crime gone awry, social differences, cons and scams, betrayal, society, dishonesty, partners, deadly, blackmail, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 4K
Starfish (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A unique, intimate and honest portrayal of a girl grieving for the loss of her best friend. That just happens to take place on the day the world ends as we know it.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: end of the world, grieving, death, girl, danger, society, female sitting on a toilet, guilty conscience, walkie talkie, guilt, grief, blood spatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 670
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: thought provoking, suspenseful, clever, christian film, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, antichrist, tragic hero, bible, save the world, courtroom drama, apocalypse, leadership, woman in danger, injustice, society, legal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.8
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Pig (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man wakes up alone in the middle of the desert with a black hood on his head and his hands tied behind his back. At death's door, he is discovered by a woman living alone in the desert and is nursed back to health. Upon regaining ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: uncover truth, memory loss, mystery, intrigue, dishonesty, mysterious character, nursing, amnesia, society, danger, life is a bitch, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 86
Bucksville (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small, wooded town, a young man struggles to leave a secret militia started by his father.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: vigilantism, crimes, injustice, small town, society, secret society, militia, forest, good versus evil, execution, guilt, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 6K
Back Roads (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man cares for his younger sisters after their mother is imprisoned for murdering their abusive father. When he strikes up an affair with a married woman, long-dormant family secrets bubble to the surface.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man sex, family secrets, murder, family secret, sibling relationship, backwoods, abusive father, danger, crimes, older woman younger man relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
23%
 6.1
 5K
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, psychological, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, plastic surgeon, model, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, mind game, amateur detective, disorder, technology gone awry, conspiracy, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.6
 6K
Inhale (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: transplant, doctor, crimes, race against time, moral dilemma, parents and children, child illness, family problems, society, couple relations, escapades, street kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 4K
Ares (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a near future, the world order has changed. With its 10 millions of unemployed citizens, France has now become a poor country. Its people wavers between rebellion and resignation and find an outlet in the shape of TV broadcast ultra brutal fights ...
Style: exciting, suspense, serious, captivating
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, human experiment, male prostitute, capitalism, fight, police, murder, anarchist, death, corruption, death of mother ...
Time: near future
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.4
 547
Godspeed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Joseph McKelheer and Cory Knauf (The Hamiltons, The Violent Kind) star in this intense thriller set in the lingering light of the Alaskan midnight sun. Charlie Shepard, a modern day faith healer with a small flock of believers, is stunned when his ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, death in the family, society, religions or cults, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, small town, crimes, grief, investigation, disorder, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 11K
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, serious, twists and turns, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: dog, pets, vengeance, killing a dog, crimes, redemption, justice, murder, small town, society, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 9K
The Thinning (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic future where population control is dictated by a high-school aptitude test, two students discover the test is smoke and mirrors hiding a larger conspiracy.
Style: brutal, touching, disturbing, cynical, exciting ...
Plot: high school, eugenics, court, protest, father son relationship, youth, conspiracy, distopia, danger, rivalry, love, dishonesty ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Brave New World (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a futuristic totalitarian society, people have no control of their lives or their destiny.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: genetic engineering, distopia, helicopter, danger, life is a bitch, society, love and romance, human nature, social differences, utopia, future dystopia, love triangle ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 24K
Alphaville (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.
Style: noir, neo noir, futuristic, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: distopia, surrealism, totalitarianism, human nature, dehumanization, creator, terminator, punishment, self fulfillment, privacy invasion, emotionless, behavior control ...
Time: future, 50s, 1950s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%