Movies like Transcendence

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Transcendence (2014)
 6.2
 228K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting, tense, futuristic, serious, stylized, cerebral, philosophical, tricky ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, technology, nanotechnology, resurrection, computers and web, scientist, technology gone awry, hi-tech, chaos, inventions and discoveries, utopia, a.i., cyberspace, consciousness, escapades, chaos and mayhem, mind control, regeneration, unstoppable, laboratory, super computer, mad scientist, terrorism, computer virus, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california

Most similar movies to Transcendence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, thought provoking and suspenseful films with plots about technology, chase, murder, dialogue, storytelling, gun and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Transcendence: Lucy (2014), Inception (2010), Replicas (2018), Ex Machina (2014), I, Robot (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 490K
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, serious, surreal, philosophical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: intelligence, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, tough girl, mind control, telekinesis, telepathy, strong female lead, supernatural, human brain, experimental drug, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, new york, france, berlin germany, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 8.8
 2.3M
Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, surreal, cerebral, clever ...
Plot: parallel world, alternate reality, mind control, subconscious, virtual reality, life philosophy, fictional reality, teamwork, existentialism, sleeping, fantasy world, haunted by the past ...
Time: near future, 2010s, future
Place: japan, los angeles, paris france, tokyo, kenya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.4
 38K
Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China, Puerto Rico
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: family, scientist, science, resurrection, cloning, family in danger, laboratory, genetics, scientific experiment, biologist, consciousness, robot ...
Time: near future
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 536K
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, psychological, philosophical, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, isolation, cyberpunk, human android relationship, technology, androids, existentialism, cyborgs, manipulation, a.i., androids and robots ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.1
 535K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, androids and robots, cyborgs, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, a.i., man versus machine, hi-tech, distopia, human versus robot ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 31K
The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., robot, man versus machine, inventions and discoveries, programmer, laboratory, fear, technology gone awry, hi-tech, distopia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 57K
Automata (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, post apocalypse, distopia, robot, ecology, cyberpunk, investigation, rain, desert, uncover truth, insurance agent ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 250K
Chappie (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and ...
Style: stylized, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, cyborgs, technology gone awry, cyberpunk, a.i., technology, androids and robots, prodigy, parents and children, man versus machine, androids ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: johannesburg south africa, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 8.7
 1.9M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, distopia, cyberpunk, chosen one, future dystopia, philosophy, existentialism, alternate reality, hacker, virtual reality, man versus machine, mentor ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 22nd century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 77K
Bloodshot (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After he and his wife are murdered, marine Ray Garrison is resurrected by a team of scientists. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine - Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot ...
Style: tense, psychotronic, exciting, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nanotechnology, superhero, regeneration, superhuman powers, rescue, one man army, back from the dead, super soldier, cyberpunk, supernatural power, super strength, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, near future, 2020s
Place: budapest, london, hungary, england, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 92K
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, tense, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, privacy, media manipulation, surveillance, social media, internet, moral dilemma, company, distopia, female protagonist, peer pressure, criminal ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 99K
Self/less (2015)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: body swapping, soul transference, rich man, moral dilemma, uncover truth, cloning, doctor, chase, cyberpunk, manhunt, disorder, immortality ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, new orleans, caribbean, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 335K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, heroic, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: artificial intelligence, computer program, cyberspace, cyberpunk, dystopic future, fictional reality, man versus machine, alternate reality, chase, computers and web, adventure, programmer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.
Style: futuristic, scary, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberspace, cyberpunk, virtual reality, experiment gone awry, mentally challenged, technology, vengeance, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, a.i., misfit, chimpanzee ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.5
 516K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, captivating, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, race against time, destiny, save the day, alternate reality, bomb, precognition, terrorism, train, parallel universe ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 40K
Humans (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.
Style: thought provoking, serious, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, artificial intelligence, robot human relationship, technology, human nature, society, inventions and discoveries, parallel world, robot, friendship, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 187K
Eagle Eye (2008)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: surveillance, technology gone awry, chase, computers and web, intelligence, fbi, investigation, law enforcement, mysterious character, life turned upside down, technology, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 175K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, cyberpunk, future dystopia, androids and robots, technology gone awry, utopia, dystopic future, distopia, physical appearance, clones, murder, investigation ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 58K
Westworld (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic resort, wealthy patrons can visit recreations of different time periods and experience their wildest fantasies with life-like robots. But when Richard Benjamin opts for the wild west, he gets more than he bargained for when a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, survival, killer robot, amusement park, technology gone awry, man versus machine, a.i., chase, terminator, life philosophy, computer virus, murder ...
Time: future, 19th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 758K
Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Style: neo noir, futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, existentialism, distopia, androids, artificial intelligence, killer robot, a.i., fugitives, androids and robots, bounty hunter, human nature ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, year 2019
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 310K
Deja Vu (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, tricky, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, investigation, deja vu, changing the past or future, special agents, terrorism, police investigation, foreknowledge, alternate timeline, destiny, patriotism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 20K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hi-tech, government agency, computers and web, heroes, life risking, fellow agent, secret agents, computer system, resourceful, working undercover, intelligence, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 5.4
 1K
Delete (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Delete imagines a disaster in our all-too-fragile digital world where all computers could become dangerously self-aware with one systematic purpose–to destroy mankind. Faced with possible extinction, there is only one way out–create a second ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: human versus computer, artificial intelligence, disaster, save the world, a.i., uncover truth, cyberspace, chaos, escapades, heroes, technology gone awry, hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, hacker, computer cracker, computers and web, heroic mission, cyberspace, a.i., virtual reality, technophobia, society, save the world ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2000s, 2020s
Place: beijing china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 525K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, philosophical, serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, society, social decay, distopia, human nature, satire, dark humor, technology, media satire, media, technology gone awry ...
Time: near future, future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.6
 489K
Westworld (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
TV show
Story: A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be ...
Style: stylized, exciting, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, androids, a.i., amusement park, human android relationship, escapades, androids and robots, moral dilemma, consciousness ...
Time: future
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 5K
Next (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A Silicon Valley pioneer discovers that one of his own creations – a powerful A.I. – might spell global catastrophe, and teams up with a cybercrime agent to fight a villain unlike anything we’ve ever seen – one whose greatest weapon against ...
Style: philosophical, tricky, futuristic, tense, thought provoking
Plot: artificial intelligence, computers and web, a.i., cyberspace, man versus machine, technology, technology gone awry, hi-tech, life & death, escapades, scientist, moral dilemma ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.2
 471
Cold Fusion (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A UFO is shot down over Russia in the 1970s and the wreckage is taken to a secret research facility. When the Soviet Union collapses, the alien technology falls into the hands of a mysterious terrorist organisation, which uses it to create a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the world, chaos, secret agents, escapades, crimes, secret mission, alien technology, murder, secret weapon, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, captivating, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., distopia, adoption, cyberpunk, future dystopia, androids, destiny, global warming, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 100K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: mind bending, surreal, psychological, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, cyberspace, escape from reality, video game, chase, distopia, technology gone awry, future dystopia, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, mind control ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%