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Arcade (1993)
 4.7
 2K
Arcade (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alex Manning and her friends decide to visit the local video arcade known as "Dante's Inferno" where a new virtual reality arcade game called "Arcade" is being test marketed by a computer company CEO. However, it soon becomes clear that the teenagers who lose are being imprisoned inside the virtual reality world by the central villain "Arcade" and takes over their minds.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending
Plot: teenage life, best friends, parallel world, heroes, computers and web, mentally unstable, suburbs, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, chaos, curses spells and rituals, suburban life, future dystopia, rivalry, rescue, man versus machine, technology gone awry, a.i., cyberpunk, game, virtual reality, kissing, kiss, arcade

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic and exciting films with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, imaginary, future dystopia, chaos and technology gone awry mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like Arcade: Crash and Burn (1990), Evolver (1995), Android Insurrection (2012), Encrypt (2003), Alien Intruder (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crash and Burn (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unicom is a powerful organization overseeing most of the world after its economic collapse. They have banned computers and robots in an attempt to insure "life, liberty, and the pursuit of economic stability". When a Unicom Synth robot ...
Style: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: future dystopia, robot, androids and robots, society, escapades, rivalry, profanity, chaos, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 1K
Evolver (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Meet Evolver, the ultimate toy for the Cyberpunk generation, a virtual-reality game brought to fierce, three-dimensional life. With each battle, Evolver lives up to his name. He becomes faster, smarter and deadlier. Meet Kyle Baxter (Ethan Randall) ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: virtual reality, androids and robots, rivalry, imaginary, man versus machine, teenage life, computers and web, survival, technology gone awry, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: danger, man versus machine, technology gone awry, outer space, imaginary, chaos, save the world, escapades, survival, soldier, computers and web, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, danger, imaginary, superhuman powers, fighting crime, rivalry, space and aliens, chases and races, special agents, chaos, psychopath ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 4.2
 537
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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, survival, future dystopia, life is a bitch, chaos, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.7
 550
Alien Intruder (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, danger, rivalry, femme fatale, chases and races, contests and competitions, rescue, androids and robots, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.4
 304
Johnny 2.0 (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Dr. Johnny Dalton awakens, after being beaten by a group of eco-terrorists who were vandalizing his lab at biotech firm Azina, his business partner Frank Donahue tells him him that 15 years have passed and Johnny is merely a clone of himself. ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, clones, coma, space and aliens, life is a bitch, heroes, imaginary, save the world, rivalry, chases and races, danger, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.
Style: futuristic, scary, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: cyberspace, virtual reality, experiment gone awry, mentally challenged, vengeance, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, a.i., misfit, technology, man versus machine, laboratory ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.2
 839
Idaho Transfer (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, society, adventure, misfit, androids and robots, chases and races, imaginary, save the world, changing the past or future, mentally unstable, danger, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 684
TekWar (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After four years, Jake Cardigan is prematurely awoken from his fifteen year cryogenic punishment to a world very different than the one he knew. Much more than before 'Tek', the highly-addictive electronic designer narcotic of the 21st ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: cyberpunk, chases and races, rivalry, partners against crime, imaginary, deadly, life is a bitch, law enforcement, dishonesty, drug dealing, crimes, danger ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 710
Planet Earth (1974)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Planet Earth is a sequel to Gene Roddenberry's Genesis II (1973) made-for-TV movie, in which a NASA scientist, Dylan Hunt, is revived from suspended animation in the post-nuclear war United States. In Planet Earth, Dylan is now a sworn member ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting ...
Plot: suspended animation, post apocalypse, matriarchy, society, chaos, mutant, time travel, kidnapping, battle zone, danger, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Robot Holocaust (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Neo, a drifter from the atomic-blasted wastelands, arrives with his klutzy robot sidekick at a factory where slaves labor to fuel the sinister Dark One's Power Station. There, he meets a comely woman who convinces him to help rescue her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Plot: robot, mutant, revolution, man versus machine, rescue, heroes, rebellion, master and servant, danger, power relations, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.3
 502
Cyberjack (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the near future Nassim, terrorist leader, storms computer company headquarters. His aim is deadly computer virus that could bring him world domination. Nick, company janitor and ex-cop, will get in his way.
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer virus, heroic mission, laboratory, law enforcement, heroes, imaginary, good versus evil, computers and web, terrorism, future dystopia, graphic violence, disorder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.7
 185
Carver's Gate (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The world is a bleak desolate place where the people live in elevated cities. As the ground is uninhabitable, the citizens spend most of their lives wasting their time in virtual reality. Carver is a dream-breaker whose job is to enter the world of ...
Style: serious, scary, futuristic, bleak
Plot: environmentalism, adventure, changing the past or future, androids and robots, danger, deadly, rivalry, imaginary, heroes, man versus machine, protagonist as suspect, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.8
 687
Storm Watch (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: America's best player is being pulled in to the ultimate cyber-terror. The game's mastermind has stolen his identity, put him on the FBI's Most Wanted List, and is blackmailing him to take a part in a real twisted plan of world ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, danger, adventure, chaos, future dystopia, law enforcement, race against time, man versus machine, dishonesty, computers and web, journalism, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.9
 223
Replikator (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rival corporations are developing replication technology which would enable the cloning of human tissue. The technology falls into a criminal group. Ludo Ludovic and Kathy Moskow with the help of a cop try to stop the criminals.
Style: rough, bleak, futuristic, serious, cult film
Plot: cloning, industrial espionage, distopia, a.i., computers and web, time travel, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, future dystopia, injustice, chaos, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 703
Game Box 1.0 (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Miserable after the shooting death of his girlfriend, video game tester Charlie immerses himself in his work. When a new 3D game comes in the mail, he becomes caught up in its bizarre fantasy world -- literally. Trapped inside the game, ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, heroes, future dystopia, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, imaginary, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, corrupt cop, computer, death of girlfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: rough, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, danger, chaos, hitman, society, life is a bitch, femme fatale, apocalypse, urban, technology gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.2
 542
Virtual Combat (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This lively low-budget action movie is packed with martial arts, sexy sirens, and a sci-fi plot involving computers and virtual reality images that become real. The tale centers on two Nevada border officers, Dave Quarry (Don "The Dragon" ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, kickboxer, kung fu master, warrior, kung fu, virtual reality, life is a bitch, master villain, a.i., androids and robots, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 4K
Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, computers and web, androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, a.i., society, save the world, rivalry, danger, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.2
 675
Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades, chaos, space wars, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Screams of Blasphemy (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pinocchio 964 is a memory-wiped sex slave who is thrown out by his owners for failure to maintain an erection. It is unclear in what ways he has been modified beyond having no memory and being unable to communicate. He is discovered by Himiko while ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: memory loss, pinocchio, violence, sex slave, robot, gore, vomiting, cyberpunk, curses spells and rituals, sexual relations, computers and web, technology gone awry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Luc Deveraux, the heroic former Universal Soldier, is about to be thrown into action once again. When Seth (Michael Jai White), the supercomputer controlled ultra-warrior, decides to take revenge and destroy its creators, only Luc can stop it. All ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, martial arts, timebomb, one man army, experiment gone awry, man versus machine, a.i., danger, save the world, deadly, technophobia, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 3.4
 643
Dark Planet (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two sides, one known as the Alphas and the other the Rebels, struggle in a brutal war on Earth and in outer space. When a habitable planet is discovered in orbit around a star that is on the far side of a dangerous wormhole, the two sides ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, wormhole, space and aliens, soldier, rivalry, save the world, betrayal, partners, life is a bitch, intrigue, hotshot hero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Recon 2022: The Mezzo Incident (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the gruesome events on Caprini, Sharp and his elite team of tough, witty and trigger happy space Marines must now head out to the icy planet Mezzo to investigate further Ma'har activities. What they will encounter will defy their ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, heroes, military, rivalry, heroic mission, adventure, space wars, future dystopia, good versus evil, androids and robots, soldier, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, 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 ⇓
43%
The Time Travelers (1964)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A time travel experiment that was supposed to produce a window into time turns out to be a portal instead. One of the experimenters steps through into a not-too-distant-future world that has been destroyed by nuclear war. Some of the others follow, ...
Style: bleak, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, time travel, portal, life is a bitch, changing the past or future, parallel world, apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space opera, heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, technology gone awry, future dystopia, time travel, battles, chaos, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: philosophical, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, man versus machine, alternate reality, artificial intelligence, post apocalypse, virtual reality, chosen one, mind control, precognition, save the world, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 23rd century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.1
 118
Demon Sex (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scientists on Earth experiment with advanced DNA from an ancient alien skull, hoping to crack its genetic code for the good of humankind. But aliens want to steal the code to prevent their species from going extinct, so they enlist human women to ...
Style: serious, scary, disturbing, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: evil alien, pregnancy, save the world, apocalypse, battles, supernatural, danger, deadly, deadly creature, rivalry, strong sexual content, future dystopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%