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20 Years After (2008)
 3.2
 1K
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: bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, pregnancy, danger, society, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, babies and infants, apocalypse, distopia, mother daughter relationship, ventriloquist dummy
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, bleak and futuristic films with plots about danger, society, chaos, escapades, life is a bitch, future dystopia and survival mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like 20 Years After: Dragon Day (2013), Ravagers (1979), The Last Train (1999), Quintet (1979), Deadland (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.9
 916
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: survival, invasion, danger, escapades, chaos and mayhem, crimes, immigrants, society, government agency, racism, unemployment, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: china, mexico
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100%
 4.6
 350
Ravagers (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, deadly, confined, life is a bitch, catastrophe, graphic violence, cooking and food, escapades, crimes, gang, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.2
 838
The Last Train (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
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: tribe, post apocalypse, survivor, danger, group of strangers, passenger, chaos, top secret, life is a bitch, society, escapades, confined ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 3K
Quintet (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.
Style: futuristic, psychological, stylized, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: ice age, isolation, future dystopia, rivalry, danger, life is a bitch, society, chaos, survival, apocalypse, obsession, glacier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 4.1
 587
Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, missing person, chaos, danger, apocalypse, society, life is a bitch, escapades, plague, journey, murder, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.2
 538
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Ever Since the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Twelve years ago, a plague swept through, wiping out most of the population; in San Francisco, only 186 people remain. Two of them use jury-rigged batteries to power a camera and make a documentary. We see a variety of approaches to survival, from ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: survival, life is a bitch, danger, society, chaos, future dystopia, introspection, apocalypse, escapades, wilderness, survivor, plague ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 220K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, father son relationship, starvation, cannibalism, on the road, dying, chaos, selflessness, protective parent ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.3
 2K
Remains (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story centers on two lone survivors of a bizarre accident that reduced most of the world's population to zombies. They take refuge in a vacant casino and fight a losing battle against the undead.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, apocalypse, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, chaos, gambling, gory, casino, future dystopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Left Behind III: World at War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A year and a half ago the world was hit with the biggest catastrophe it had ever seen. Without warning and without explanation, hundreds of millions of people simply vanished off the face of the earth. The world was in chaos like it had never been ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, political conspiracy, leadership, save the world, society, danger, race against time, state affairs, government agency, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, pregnancy, gang, gangsters, apocalypse, post apocalypse, distopia, good versus evil, society, crimes, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.7
 1K
White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, life is a bitch, society, danger, deadly, rivalry, future dystopia, escapades, heroes, bounty hunter, secret ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.6
 442
Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In an undefined future, the earth has been destroyed by man, and the air polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. Only a few children are immune to the disease and have adapted to these extreme conditions and survived. ...
Style: bleak, serious, scary, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, deadly, survival, future dystopia, destiny, bounty hunter, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, teenage life, future dystopia, save the world, rivalry, heroes, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 685
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, mentally unstable, leadership, escapades, society, danger, starting over, escape, train, apocalypse, isolation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Red Cockroaches (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Cuba
Duration: 82 min.
Story: First of a Trilogy: In a New York ravaged with acid rains, a man in his twenties meets a mysterious, yet familiar young woman who disrupts the banality of his day-to-day existence. Together, they will embark on a surreal journey with a devastating ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, surreal, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: genetic engineering, cockroach, self discovery, mysterious character, incest, danger, life is a bitch, society, haunted by the past, future dystopia, mutant, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, man versus machine, a.i., escapades, save the world, race against time, androids and robots, chaos, future dystopia, survival, technology gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.5
 746
For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, battles, future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, danger, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, imaginary, fight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 3.3
 3K
I Am Omega (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Last Man Alive Must Battle a Planet of the Dead. [An Asylum film.]
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, zombie, disease, survival, life is a bitch, supernatural, rivalry, deadly, danger, future dystopia, apocalypse, plague ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 102
Index Zero (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2035, United States of Europe. Some humans are not sustainable anymore.
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: survival, against the odds, chaos, social decay, escapades, fighting the system, rebellion, danger, life is a bitch, future dystopia, on the road, wilderness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
2047: Sights of Death (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The year is 2047. Our planet is ruled by the repressive Confederate Central Government (CCG). Ryan is a Green War rebel agent sent on a mission by Sponge to collect evidence against the CCG for its heinous crimes. Ryan soon faces the sinister ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rebellion, heroes, social decay, heroic mission, rivalry, rebelliousness, chaos, danger, save the world, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 40K
Stake Land (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death ...
Style: bleak, scary, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, post apocalypse, vampire hunter, survival, infected, society, on the road, hunt down, danger, nun, religious fanaticism, violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.6
 666
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: chaos, couples, on the road, couple relations, social differences, international crisis, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, global warming, distopia, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Gene Generation (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea, Singapore
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people's bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, trying to keep her younger brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, danger, hitman, chaos, society, life is a bitch, femme fatale, apocalypse, heroic mission, urban, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.2
 3K
Omega Doom (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored human resurgence, and in search of a hidden cache of ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, disembodied head, severed head, androids, post apocalypse, a.i., man versus machine, danger, life is a bitch, technology gone awry, apocalypse, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 553
Cold Harvest (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter protects his dead brother's wife in a lawless world after a comet has devastated much of earth.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, martial arts, revenge, post apocalypse, siblings relations, future dystopia, plague, pregnancy, apocalypse, chaos, survival, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 773
Puzzlehead (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post apocalyptic world where technology is outlawed, Walter, a reclusive scientist, secretly creates a self-aware android, "Puzzlehead". Jealously erupts when Puzzlehead wins the affection of Julia, the beautiful shopgirl that Walter ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: man versus machine, a.i., obsession, future dystopia, chaos, androids and robots, society, love triangle, technology gone awry, betrayal, distopia, self discovery ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 68K
The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, dystopic future, adventure, vestiges of humanity, drifter, postman, post apocalypse, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, post war ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, year 2013, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Last Man on Planet Earth (1999)
Genre: Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During a war with Afghanistan, a weapon called the "Y-bomb" was used, which resulted in the deaths of 97% of the world's men. Feeling that they were better off without males, the women of Earth decided to outlaw men because they were ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: cloning, survival, heroes, escapades, future dystopia, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, society, discrimination, post apocalypse, amazon tribe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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, survival, chaos, plague, prophecy, life is a bitch, partners, future dystopia, deadly virus, human nature, danger, deadly ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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