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Reset (2017)
 5.3
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Reset (2017)
Original name: 逆时营救
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 2025, a scientist on the verge of making a major discovery related to time travel is suddenly put in peril when a rival kidnaps her young son and demands a hefty ransom: her entire research.
Style: tense, futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, intense
Plot: single mother, female scientist, time travel, explorer, ransom, time loop, kidnapping, mother son relationship, technology, time traveler, danger, strong female lead, rescue, child in peril, altering history, fate of humanity, child abduction, kidnapped child

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and serious films with plots about danger, chases and races, time travel, heroes, crimes, time loop and chase mostly in Thriller, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Reset: ARQ (2016), Rewind (2013), Kidnap (2017), Collider (2018), Ransom (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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ARQ (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two old friends living in a dystopic future become trapped in a mysterious time loop — one that may have something to do with an ongoing battle between an omnipotent corporation and a ragtag band of rebels.
Style: enigmatic, tense, futuristic, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: time loop, time travel, parallel universe, post apocalyptic, memory, post apocalypse, devastation, technology, survival, existentialism, twists & turns, catastrophe ...
Time: future
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 6.2
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Rewind (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Revolves around a team of military field operatives and civilian scientists who must use untested technology to travel back in time to alter past events in order to change the future and avoid a devastating terrorist attack. Feature length pilot for ...
Style: intense, twists and turns, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, terrorism, danger, heroic mission, time machine, foreknowledge, special agents, surveillance, crimes, attack, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.9
 35K
Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: surprise ending, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, abduction, single mother, strong female lead, danger, rescue, child in peril, track down, child abduction, determination, mercilessness, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
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57%
 3.6
 345
Collider (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the year 2033, a young girl trapped in a mysterious orphanage recklessly travels back in time to find her parents and amend her past.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: time loop, time travel, escape, time machine, young girl, paradox, teenage girl, orphanage, crimes, danger, family relations, uncover truth ...
Time: year 2016
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Ransom (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: child abduction, ransom, kidnapping, millionaire, rescue, hostage, child in peril, reward, crimes, crime, tough heroes, forced into action ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, united states, new jersey, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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54%
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Slipstream (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Zambia, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A scientist plots a bank robbery based around his newest invention -- a time travel gadget that will send its user 10 minutes into the past. Everything goes according to plan, until he encounters a group of thieves who've planned their heist ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, hostage, rivalry, heroes, on the run, deadly, race against time, danger, crime gone awry, hostages, changing the past or future, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 548K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, neo noir, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, time paradox, hitman, changing the past or future, destiny, sent to the past, mafia, tragedy, on the run, self sacrifice, young man ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 5K
12:01 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Office employee Barry Thomas is caught in a "time bounce" caused by a glitch in the company's secret project. Now the same day occurs again and again - and Barry's the only one who can do anything about it, including saving the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic
Plot: time loop, time travel, prank, experiment gone awry, murder, disorder, race against time, heroes, misfit, crimes, rescue, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.4
 407K
Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, surprise ending, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: time paradox, time loop, time travel, cia agent, terrorist, quantum physics, alternate timeline, time, terrorism, save the world, apocalypse, espionage ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: mumbai india, kiev ukraine, london, vietnam, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 299K
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, police investigation, terrorism, special agents, danger, foreknowledge, twists & turns, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.3
 317
Take Back (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following the abduction of her daughter, Zara does all she can to get her back. However, when she discovers that she has been targeted by crime boss Patrick, who she has previous dealings with, Zara realises that her troubled past will be used ...
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: child abduction, kidnapping, crimes, deadly, chases and races, family relations, heroes, danger, chase, daring rescue, abduction, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 756
Lifeline (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: What if you could use time travel to save your life? Welcome to "LIFELINE," the new YouTube Red Original Series about the Lifeline insurance agency, whose specially trained agents jump forward in time to prevent the deaths of their clients.
Style: tense, suspense, futuristic, non-linear, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, time warp, time jump, destiny, sent to the past, danger, saving a life, hi-tech, changing lives, adventure, time traveler, changing the past or future ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 561
Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, race against time, adventure, danger, rescue, escapades, space travel, scientist, asteroid, gay ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 3K
Lucid Dream (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dae-ho, an investigative journalist, seeks to track down the whereabouts of his son who was abducted three years ago. With the help of a detective and a psychiatrist friend, he will retrace his memory of the incident through the use of lucid ...
Style: exciting, enigmatic, disturbing, tricky, surreal ...
Plot: child abduction, time travel, lucid dream, missing son, dreams, kidnapped child, kidnapping, investigation, a vision, riddles and clues, revenge, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 265K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, mind bending, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time loop, time machine, plot twist, changing the past or future, sent to the past, mysterious character, transsexual, destiny, mission, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1963, year 1964, year 1945, year 1975 ...
Place: usa, new york, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 818
Earthtastrophe (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a white hot flash of light, and with no warning, one minute our moon is there, the next it's gone. Then, a second flash. And that's the last thing anyone on Earth can remember. 11 months later, it's not post- apocalyptic; it's ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, bleak, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, wormhole, catastrophe, danger, future dystopia, life is a bitch, on the run, deadly, adventure, society ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 41K
Boss Level (2021)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired special forces officer is trapped in a never-ending time loop on the day of his death.
Style: psychotronic, ambiguous ending, intense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: time loop, repeated event, tough guy, time traveler, martial arts, time travel, hitman, one against many, time machine, trapped, end of the world, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 2K
Atomica (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the near future, when communications go offline at a remote nuclear power plant isolated in the desert, a young safety inspector, Abby Dixon, is forced to fly out to bring them back online. Once inside the facility, mysterious clues and strange ...
Style: captivating, tense, futuristic, philosophical, suspense ...
Plot: nuclear, strong female lead, insanity, nuclear power, radiation, scientist, engineer, science runs amok, workplace situations, mystery, hi-tech, nuclear power plant ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Daughter of the Wolf (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ex-military specialist Clair Hamilton returns home from her tour in the Middle East due to her father's passing and to claim her inheritance. Her son is then kidnapped and held for ransom by a gang led by a mysterious figure known only as ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: kidnapped child, revenge, kidnapping, showdown, strong female lead, ransom demand, mother love, motherhood, abduction, parents and children, struggle for survival, working mom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Man of Vendetta (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One day, Hye Lin, the five-year old daughter of a devoted pastor, Joo Young Soo, is kidnapped. Pastor Joo, who has a rock solid faith in God at this time, prays wholeheartedly for her safe comeback, but she does not return. Eight years later, Joo ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, crimes, rescue, confined, society, clergy, chase, starting over, uncover truth, danger, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Ignorance of Blood (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Javier Falcón, Chief of the Sevilla Homicide Division, must solve two different cases in a short time. In the first case he is personally involved. An old friend of his infiltrated an Islamic terrorist cell and now the group is trying to recruit ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, law enforcement, danger, crimes, terrorism, rescue, ransom, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 7K
The Anomaly (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former soldier is taken captive and awakens in the back of a van where he learns that he only has less than 10 minutes to figure out how he got there.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, tricky, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: child in peril, conspiracy, mind control, kidnapping, escapades, danger, uncover truth, disorder, secret agents, secret agent, government agent, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, near future
Place: london, shanghai china, new york, shanghai, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Thrill Seekers (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tom Merrick (Van Dien) works as a TV reporter when he's nearly killed in an accident while informing about a fire in the Evanston power plant. The sight of a creepy-looking man leaving the place accidentally saves his life, when he was meant to ...
Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, journalism, titanic, mysterious character, catastrophe, heroes, escapades, investigation, deadly, race against time, special agents, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Shadow Men (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Happily married couple Bob and Dez Wilson and their 12-year old son Andy are being attacked by a blinding light when driving home from a daytrip. They awaken a couple of hours later, seemingly unscathed but soon driven mad by recurring nightmares. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, alien, evil alien, conspiracy, heroes, stalking, save the world, danger, escapades, government agency, abduction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.3
 1K
Time Runners (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Time is unraveling, paradoxes are everywhere, and strangers with terrifying technologies are on the hunt. A thrilling, original, ultra indie full-length sci-fi movie that is the story of Sally Biggs, an FBI agent who has the power to rewind time. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: precognition, time travel, changing the past or future, mystery, good versus evil, race against time, law enforcement, superhuman powers, danger, rivalry, imaginary, woman in danger ...
Time: future, year 2003
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.2
 938
Time Runner (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the alien invasion of 2022, one man flees through a wormhole to 1992, where attempt after attempt is made to catch and kill him.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, soldier, changing the past or future, danger, wormhole, imaginary, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, rescue, one man army, survival ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1992, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 1K
Judgment Day (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostage, outer space, rivalry, save the day, hostages, special agents, law enforcement, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.9
 995
Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, save the world, danger, spacecraft, space wars, chase, escapades, technology gone awry, chaos, heroes, outer space, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.0
 2K
Weaponized (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A damaged homicide detective (Johnny Messner) must prevent a grieving father from unleashing a "robotic virus" that he believes will destroy the terrorist cell that murdered his son, but at an unimaginable cost.
Style: futuristic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, haunted by the past, technology, society, investigation, violence, police, robot, killer robot, obsession, computer virus, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 153K
Next (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, twists and turns, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: foreknowledge, psychic, changing the past or future, destiny, supernatural ability, danger, time travel, save the day, a vision, precognition, terrorism, seeing the future ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%