Movies like The Adjustment Bureau

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The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
 7.0
 236K
The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, sentimental, suspense, tricky, serious, stylized, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, changing the past or future, fall in love, alternate reality, forbidden love, manipulations, fictional reality, foreknowledge, true love, power of love, politician, mind control, senator, supernatural, creator, plan, foot chase, honesty, political campaign, manipulation, uncover truth, danger, human existence, peril, dancer ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to The Adjustment Bureau

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, twists and turns, visually appealing and futuristic films with plots about storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, destiny, dialogue, first contact and technology mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Adjustment Bureau: Source Code (2011), Inception (2010), In Time (2011), Looper (2012), Deja Vu (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 472K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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, suspenseful, captivating, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, save the day, imaginary, suspicion, terrorism, danger, alternate reality, parallel universe ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 2.0M
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, clever, cerebral, twist ending ...
Plot: parallel world, mind control, virtual reality, teamwork, manipulations, haunted by the past, subconscious, redemption, imagination, sleeping, philosophy, perfect crime ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, paris france, tokyo, kenya, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
 360K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, philosophical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, dystopic future, race against time, fighting the system, society, time, social differences, class differences, on the run, love and romance, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 521K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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: tense, futuristic, thought provoking, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, hitman, destiny, on the run, organized crime, sent to the past, mafia, violence, self sacrifice, imaginary ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai, kansas, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 286K
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, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, investigation, terrorism, deja vu, police investigation, danger, special agents, foreknowledge, twists & turns, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 241K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, 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, suspenseful, surprise ending, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time machine, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, sent to the past, mysterious character, terrorism, mission, transsexual, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, year 1985, year 1992, year 1970, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 514K
Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: clever, captivating, intellectual, cerebral, psychological ...
Plot: intelligence, superhuman powers, rise to the top, success, prodigy, life turned upside down, ambition, greed, drug abuse, rags to riches, happy ending, overnight success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, philosophical, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, life philosophy, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, psychology, child abuse, memory, diary, altering history, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 145K
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, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: foreknowledge, psychic, changing the past or future, destiny, supernatural ability, danger, save the day, chase, car chase, terrorism, couple relations, hostage ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.6
 183K
Dark City (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: gothic, mind bending, atmospheric, tech noir, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, alien race, evil alien, memory, future dystopia, neo noir, manipulation, memory loss, space and aliens, lovecraftian, sleeping, mad scientist ...
Time: future, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 209K
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: psychological, mind bending, philosophical, surreal, thought provoking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, utopia, destiny, life changing experience, alternate reality, surrealism, romance, imaginary, teenage love, philosophy, postmodernism, time ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel ...
Style: mind bending, intellectual, futuristic, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: parallel world, virtual reality, cyberspace, technology gone awry, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, computer system, time travel, imaginary, race against time, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 90s, future, 1930s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.9
 109K
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, power of love, romance, teenage love, youth, love and romance, true love, apocalypse, invasion, vestiges of humanity, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 61K
The Signal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, secret laboratory, danger, imaginary, life turned upside down, supernatural, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disability, cyborgs, laboratory, alien contact, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 101K
Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, memory loss, mystery, on the run, time travel, chase, danger, crimes, imaginary, dishonesty, investigation, technology ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 285K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, time loop, romance, changing the past or future, life philosophy, true love, sent to the past, couple relations, lovers, family relations, family secret, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 58K
Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, dreams, foreknowledge, destiny, fbi, supernatural, law enforcement, partners, uncover truth, fate of humanity, coworker, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.5
 291K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, secret agents, mars, outer space, memory loss, secret agent, conspiracy, chase, resistance, false memory, false identity ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 101K
Safe Haven (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, love and romance, abusive husband, small town life, domestic violence, fall in love, haunted by the past, single father, love triangle, obsession, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, boston, south carolina, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 562K
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, plague, save the world, alternate reality, paranoia, insanity, post apocalyptic, time loop, social misfits, changing the past or future, post apocalypse, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1917 ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Speed of Thought (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joshua Lazarus (Nick Stahl) is a telepath who has been raised in a NSA foster home. Lazarus helps the government by using his abilities. He is told by the agency that the telepathy is a side effect of Widmann's Disease, and that he will become ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cerebral, thought provoking
Plot: telepathy, undercover, supernatural, supernatural ability, dishonesty, government agency, secret agents, fall in love, love and romance, uncover truth, funeral, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 601
Awaken (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex's dreary life is reignited when he meets Rachel, the woman of his dreams. The only thing that stands in the way of their perfect, serendipitous relationship is that Rachel has recently passed away.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, true love, destiny, parallel world, unfulfillment, hopes, bittersweet, supernatural, couples, afterlife, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happy Accidents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy that pays tribute to the science fiction genre -- specifically, the sub-genre of time travel. But here the alternate reality is contemporary New York City where past and future experiences of trust, commitment and denial are cleverly put to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, witty, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, destiny, changing the past or future, romance, mysterious character, love and romance, misfit, couples, fish out of water, loneliness, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 30K
Cypher (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, mind bending, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, conspiracy, disorder, uncover truth, hidden identity, mysterious character, dishonesty, undercover, power relations, espionage, femme fatale, double agent ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 985
Zenith (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a hellish future where human beings have become stupefied by the state of permanent happiness they have been genetically altered to experience, Jack offers relief via drugs that cause his customers the welcome phenomenon of pain. But when Jack ...
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, suspenseful, experimental, psychological ...
Plot: mind game, conspiracy, uncover truth, track down, obsession, investigation, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Passion of Mind (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Marie, a widow in Provence with two daughters, locks her bedroom door and goes to sleep, she dreams about Marty, a literary agent in Manhattan who dreams equally vividly about Marie. The women look alike. Marie meets William who begins to court ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, mind bending, sentimental, philosophical ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: widow, dream, romance, unfulfillment, mystery, single parent, double life, friendship, mother daughter relationship, dead husband, alternate reality, dreams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, france, usa, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 242K
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, surreal, non-linear, suspense ...
Plot: love triangle, disfigurement, hallucination, surrealism, love, virtual reality, nightmare, jealousy, tragic love, disfigured face, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 6.9
 101K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, true love, coincidence, hopes, serendipity, friendship, against the odds, lovers reunited, engaged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 22K
Impostor (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, androids and robots, manhunt, on the run, save the world, future dystopia, race against time, danger, imaginary, space and aliens, crimes ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
It's All About Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Canada, Spain, USA, Japan, Sweden, UK, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, are about to sign divorce papers when they realise that, in spite of ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, philosophical, enigmatic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cloning, apocalypse, lovers on the run, romance, chaos, danger, life is a bitch, couple relations, future dystopia, estrangement, airport, divorce ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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