Movies like The Darkest Minds

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The Darkest Minds (2018)
 5.7
 27K
The Darkest Minds (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.
Style: romantic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, super powers, telekinesis, mind control, love and romance, good versus evil, escape, superhuman powers, danger, friendship, teenager, soldier, kidnapping, president, teenage love, supernatural power, radio, female protagonist, distopia, camp, lake, electricity, kiss, van, military ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia

Most similar movies to The Darkest Minds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, exciting, psychotronic and entertaining films with plots about danger, explosion, death, betrayal, deception, chase and escape mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Darkest Minds: The 5th Wave (2016), I Am Number Four (2011), The Scorch Trials (2015), The Host (2013), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
 98K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, alien, chaos, tsunami, youth, teenage life ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, london, new york, ohio, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage love, youth, young heroes, danger, friendship, supernatural, supernatural romance, good versus evil, heroes, teenage life, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, africa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: maze, adventure, survival, distopia, imaginary, post apocalypse, confined, danger, young heroes, on the run, resistance, immunity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.9
 110K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: evil alien, teenage love, power of love, romance, love and romance, youth, true love, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, invasion, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: captivating, tragic ending, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: maze, desert, pandemic, cure, vaccine, battles, scientist, murder, teenage hero, battle, terminal illness, imprisonment ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.7
 106K
Allegiant (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: utopia, distopia, survival, good versus evil, surveillance, technology, manipulation, strong female character, danger, politics, brainwashing, genetics ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
 213K
Insurgent (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: future dystopia, teenage love, fighting the system, female fighter, heroes, post apocalypse, good versus evil, danger, tough girl, rebellion, social misfits, virtual reality ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.6
 4K
Maximum Ride (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six children genetically cross-bred with avian DNA, complete with wings, take flight around the country to discover their origins.
Style: enigmatic, surprise ending, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: experiment, supernatural power, teenage boy, rescue, leader, danger, deception, chase, mutant, stalking, beating, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does ...
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, martial arts, distopia, bounty hunter, female protagonist, danger, female warrior, nanotechnology, woman fights a man, space station, uncover truth ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Thinning: New World Order (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Blake Redding is trapped in this dark room wanting to protect his love so the only thing he will do is escape like no failed student has done before.
Style: social, suspense, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: rebellion, good versus evil, injustice, heroic mission, life & death, escape, confined, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fighting the system
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Tomorrow People (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, psychic, supernatural, young heroes, youth, good versus evil, telekinesis, young people, telepathy, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: distopia, strong female lead, tough girl, fight, survival, danger, rebellion, revolution, chase, chosen one, love triangle, couples ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 434K
Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Taiwan, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: futuristic, exciting, surreal, serious, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, intelligence, tough girl, supernatural ability, telepathy, mind control, telekinesis, supernatural, imaginary, strong female lead, artificial intelligence, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, new york, berlin germany, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 113K
Nerve (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds ...
Style: exciting, suspense, romantic, entertaining, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: game, teenage boy, technology, internet, rivalry, danger, computer cracker, party, teenage girl, courage, moral dilemma, surveillance ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: seattle washington, new york, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.1
 31K
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: captivating, futuristic, tense, enigmatic, surprise ending ...
Plot: distopia, drug lord, super strength, fight, danger, violence, telekinesis, healer, teenage life, society, drug cartel, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 345K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: super powers, anti hero, supernatural power, superhero, tough guy, alien monster, alien, experiment gone awry, super villain, mutation, laboratory, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, future dystopia, survival, young heroes, warrior, competition, rebellion, mentor, contests and competitions, distopia, president, danger ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 100K
Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: captivating, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, sinister ...
Plot: steampunk, post apocalypse, resistance, survival, post apocalyptic, danger, female warrior, artifact, save the world, female fighter, good versus evil, power ...
Time: future
Place: europe, big ben london, london, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s ...
Style: serious, stylized, intense, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, superhuman powers, good versus evil, superhero, vigilantism, fighting crime, protector, double life, save the day, imaginary, teenage life, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gathered together by Professor Charles Xavier to protect a world that fears and hates them, the X-Men had fought many battles, been on adventures that spanned galaxies, grappled enemies of limitless might, but none of this could prepare them for the ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, comic, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: telekinesis, mutant, superhero, supernatural ability, superhero team, supernatural power, teleportation, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, super villain, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1992, year 1975, 70s
Place: new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, time travel, changing the past or future, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, danger, teamwork, team, transformation ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: usa, pentagon, new york, washington d.c., paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: transformation, superhuman powers, scientist, superhero, mutant, giant, on the run, chaos, experiment gone awry, creature, adventure, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, rio de janeiro, usa, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 263K
Green Lantern (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the ...
Style: comic, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, alien, transformation, supernatural ability, secret identity, superhuman powers, imaginary, mad scientist, immortal, chosen one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s, year 1991 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, suspense, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural power, super villain, magic, teenage superhero, fight scenes, end of the world, team, superhero, battlefield, save the world, genocide, supervillain ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 149K
Fantastic Four (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, reboot ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero team, adventure, superhero, transformation, imaginary, telekinesis, teleportation, strong female character, portal, save the world, fighting crime, escapades ...
Time: year 2014, year 2015, year 2007, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, panama, pentagon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, master villain, save the world, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhero team, man versus machine, imaginary, graphic violence, heroic mission, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, eastern europe, oslo norway, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evacuation, rescue, danger, apocalypse, race against time, soldier, daring rescue, save the world, government agency, atomic bomb, destiny, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroism, courage, adventure, army, one man army, heroic mission, world war two, disney, soldier, good versus evil ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, alps, big ben london, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 740K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, adventure, vengeance, hotshot hero, escapades, rivalry, danger, millionaire, betrayal, henchman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2012, year 1999 ...
Place: malibu california, tennessee, washington d.c., pakistan, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: epic, entertaining, twists and turns, surprise ending, cult film ...
Plot: heroes, catastrophe, superhero team, supernatural power, time machine, superhero, spacecraft, army, alien, danger, time travel, planet ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s, near future, 1940s, year 1970 ...
Place: japan, norway, missouri, new jersey, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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