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The Barrier (2020)
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The Barrier (2020)
Original name: La valla
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: One family’s fight for survival in a future dystopian Madrid illustrates the disparity between two worlds separated by a fence — and so much more.
Style: breathtaking, exciting, serious, unusual plot structure, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, intense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dystopic future, survival, corrupt cop, crimes, fight, gang, violence, betrayal, fighting the system, conspiracy, poverty, social problems, danger, heroic mission, escapades, government conspiracy, rescue, undercover, urban decay, government corruption, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, distopia, post apocalypse, politics ...
Time: future, distant future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and futuristic films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, survival, heroes, society, space and aliens and rivalry mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Barrier: The 100 (2014), Brave New World (2020), The Last Train (1999), Outcasts (2010), Defiance (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 222K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, youth, survivor, leadership, space station, rivalry, danger, young heroes, fate of humanity, betrayal, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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100%
Brave New World (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 415 min.
TV show
Story: In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.
Style: surprise ending, futuristic, thought provoking, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, life is a bitch, distopia, utopia, dystopic future, genetic engineering, society, politics, satire, social differences, technology, totalitarianism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: The 10 webisodes, entitled "The Face of the Enemy," tell a story that takes place between seasons 4.0 and 4.5 of Battlestar and follow Lt. Gaeta when he is sent off in a Raptor with a handful of strangers and one of them mysteriously dies. ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, tense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, space and aliens, space opera, imaginary, adventure, race against time, isolation, confined, danger, spacecraft, survival, serial murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance is an online series that aims to fill in the gaps between seasons two and three of the Re-imagined Series. The webisodes can be viewed through the official web portal at Syfy.com. The webisode series was written ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resistance, space wars, trapped, recruit, invasion, adventure, space and aliens, betrayal, escapades, life is a bitch, danger, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.3
 858
The Last Train (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Train is a British six-part post-apocalyptic television drama serial first broadcast on the ITV network in 1999. It has since been repeated on ITV2 in 1999/2001 and on numerous occasions on the UK Sci-Fi Channel. The serial was written by ...
Style: futuristic, gloomy, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, top secret, tribe, survivor, confined, escapades, isolation, apocalypse, survival, society, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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41%
 6.6
 6K
Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: space colony, mysterious planet, survival, distant planet, society, expedition, human nature, danger, chaos, hopes, isolation, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
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39%
 7.0
 41K
Defiance (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Defiance is an American science fiction television show that takes place in the future on a radically transformed Earth containing new species arriving from space. In the show, Joshua Nolan works as the lawman for the town of Defiance, a community ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, stylized, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, alien, escapades, danger, enemy, law enforcement, mayor, ex military, survival, interspecies romance, post apocalypse, humanoid alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 3K
Blakes 7 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, rebellion, fighting the system, good versus evil, totalitarianism, space wars, rebelliousness, heroic mission, cult, intergalactic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, human existence, technology, space opera, survival, human in outer space, alien encounter, alien planet, ancient ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 7K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: space and aliens, astronaut, space exploration, ufo, moon, survival, space travel, man versus machine, danger, adventure, heroic mission, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1999, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 22K
3% (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: life is a bitch, rivalry, society, danger, murder, culture clash, vengeance, crimes, violence, death, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: future
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ultraman: Towards the Future (1990)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ultraman: Towards the Future is a Tokusatsu TV series produced in 1990 in Australia by the South Australian Film Corporation and Japan's Tsuburaya Productions. There were 13 episodes filmed. At the time, Eco-awareness was at a high, and many ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, multicultural
Plot: superhero, conspiracy, battles, imaginary, supernatural, escapades, society, adventure, space and aliens, danger, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Arrow: Blood Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 1 min.
TV show
Story: A six episode mini series broadcast online alongside Arrow. Felicity meets Roy and has a special mission for him.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, fighting crime, rivalry, heroes, undercover, escapades, crimes, prodigy, vigilante, mission, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space and aliens, human in outer space, adventure, space opera, escapades, couple relations, outer space, on the run, rescue, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, survival, post apocalypse, chaos, chaos and mayhem, vestiges of humanity, worldwide chaos, survivor, escapades, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
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Freedom (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Freedom is a short-lived 2000 American science fiction television show on the UPN network. There were 12 episodes filmed but only 7 were aired in the US. Some episodes were further aired internationally, and the full series is still occasionally ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, bleak
Plot: distopia, freedom fighter, resistance, military, dictatorship, rebelliousness, heroic mission, rebellion, revolution, society, danger, state affairs ...
Time: near future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 18K
Ascension (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 231 min.
TV show
Story: In this three-part miniseries, a young woman's murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no return.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space opera, social differences, space station, murder, survival, technology, science, murder mystery, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 22K
The Mist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other.
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, breathtaking
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: survival, stephen king, danger, small town, supernatural, suicide, salvation, mysticism, fog, nickname, name calling, monster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.8
 2K
8 Days (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: With a huge asteroid rushing towards Europe, there are only eight days left till impact. In the face of the apocalypse everything changes; laws and rules are abandoned. Who can save themself, what is really important now?
Style: rough, exciting, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: end of the world, sect, youth, female nudity, panic, society, death, danger, destiny, heroes, dishonesty, violence ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 3K
Stranded (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, survival, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, danger, space and aliens, rescue, rescue team ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, political unrest, leadership, imaginary, escapades, space opera, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 722
Malevil (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In southern France, in a quite little town, the mayor, who also owns a castle with some cattle, is in the wine cellar with some other people: the pharmacist, the veterinary, and some of his employees. As they are drinking wine, they hear a terrible ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, train, apocalypse, isolation, escape, cooking and food, chaos, fascism, palaces castles and temples, nuclear holocaust, tunnel ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.3
 141K
Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, sex scene, supernatural, telepathy, danger, love affair, supernatural ability, secret organization, chases and races, survival, imaginary, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, san francisco, mumbai india, chicago illinois, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 3K
Jake 2.0 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jake 2.0 is an American science fiction television series originally broadcast on UPN in 2003. The series was canceled on January 14, 2004 due to low ratings, leaving four episodes unaired in the United States. In the United Kingdom, all the ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Plot: nanotechnology, superhuman powers, superhuman, computer genius, rivalry, undercover, government agency, infected, computer system, computer virus, computers and web, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.8
 591
Tides of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the cold, dark waters off North Korea a U.S. Navy fast attack submarine meets with a mysterious disaster - it's attacked and nearly sunk by an ominous stealth submarine resulting in the deaths of the Executive Officer and the Engineering ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, heroic mission, military life, rescue, danger, underwater, survival, leadership, undercover, race against time, government agency, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, asia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, deadly virus, plague, politician, survival, danger, group of strangers, chaos, doctor, scientist, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 693
H+ (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: H+: The Digital Series is a web series produced by Bryan Singer and created by John Cabrera and Cosimo De Tommaso. The series, which touches on the subject of transhumanism, premiered on August 8, 2012 on YouTube with two episodes. Two new episodes ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, survival, danger, chaos, technophobia, deadly virus, computers and web, human existence, chaos and mayhem, society, technology ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
20 Years After (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, 20 years after an apocalyptic terrorist event that obliterated the face of the world!
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: post apocalypse, life is a bitch, survival, pregnancy, future dystopia, chaos, danger, society, escapades, babies and infants, apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.1
 672
Contagion (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. Not only have they created a deadly Level Four Ebola virus, their first victim is the President of the United States. The virus is particularly contagious and is spreading. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, terrorism, undercover, state affairs, deadly, danger, race against time, bio weapon, chaos, plague, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A space-ship gets lost and is forced to make an emergency landing on an unknown planet. The planet looks much like Earth, only with no trace of civilization. Soon the crew discovers that there are dinosaurs on the planet, and blood-thirsty buggers ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: planet, survival, rescue, spacecraft, astronaut, heroic mission, deadly creature, battles, danger, deadly, adventure, space travel ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%