Movies like Barb Wire

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Barb Wire (1996)
 3.3
 25K
Barb Wire (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sexy nightclub owner, Barb Wire moonlights as a mercenary in Steel Harbor, one of the last free zones in the now fascist United States. When scientist Cora Devonshire wanders into Barb's establishment, she gets roped into a top-secret government plot involving biological weapons. Soon Barb is reunited with her old flame Axel Hood, who is now Cora's husband and a guerrilla fighter, resulting in plenty of tense action.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, stylized, cult film, psychotronic, erotic, humorous, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: master villain, bounty hunter, bar, bail bondsman, obese, vengeance, good versus evil, future dystopia, chase, heroic mission, sexy woman, distopia, disability, female protagonist, electric torture, guilty pleasure, gangsters, fantasy world, redemption, lone hero, crimes, heroes, politics, superhuman powers, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, year 2017

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Most similar movies to Barb Wire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about heroes, danger, future dystopia, escapades, rivalry, chaos and violence mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Barb Wire: Ultraviolet (2006), Casshern (2004), The Gene Generation (2007), Universal Soldier: The Return (1999), Cyborg (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
 80K
Ultraviolet (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As they are set apart from "normal" and ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, one woman army, infected, heroic mission, rescue, biological warfare, tough heroes, totalitarianism, female protagonist, vampire, child in peril, infection ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 13K
Casshern (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Fifty years of war between the Great Eastern Federation and Europa - now merged as Eurasia - have taken their toll on planet Earth. As a result of the use of biological, chemical and nuclear weapons, much of Earth has become uninhabitable and people ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, tragic hero, fictional war, redemption, laboratory, vengeance, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, battles, danger ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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 ⇓
92%
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, cyborgs, experiment gone awry, a.i., man versus machine, save the world, deadly, danger, technophobia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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 5.1
 29K
Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: futuristic, bleak, rough, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, future dystopia, post apocalypse, martial arts, violence, chaos, one man army, chase, plague, mortal combat, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 80s
Place: new york, usa, georgia, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, vengeance, leadership, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, deadly, escapades, crimes, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.7
 143K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, chase, chases and races, dystopic future, future dystopia, danger, deadly, resistance, gadget, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century, year 2019, year 2017 ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, plague, pregnancy, apocalypse, distopia, post apocalypse, deadly, rivalry, society, crimes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 2.8
 539
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, against humanity, good versus evil, gang, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, imaginary, confined, plague, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.6
 7K
Fortress 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 7 years on from the original Fortress movie, Brennick and his family are still on the run. Finally, they give in, and surrender, only to find themselves imprisoned in a new, more sophisticated fortress prison in outer space. But Brennick's not ...
Style: futuristic, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, microchip, on the run, prisoner, chase, race against time, heroes, rivalry, surveillance, outer space, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.7
 162K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, utopia, distopia, martial arts, dystopic future, police, crime fighter, good versus evil, one man army, betrayal, foot chase ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, near future, year 1996 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 3.8
 3K
Megaforce (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Megaforce is an elite multi-national military unit that does the jobs that individual governments wont. When the peaceful Republic of Sardun in under threat from their more aggressive neighbour the beautiful Major Zara (Persis Khambatta) and General ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: soldier, battles, rescue, heroes, good versus evil, dictator, rivalry, adventure, escapades, danger, against the odds, motorcycle ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.2
 556
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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, virtual reality, kung fu, warrior, kickboxer, kung fu master, fighting crime, a.i., save the world, superhuman powers, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.6
 111K
Judge Dredd (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, dystopic future, post apocalypse, good versus evil, apocalypse, cyberpunk, superhero, law enforcement, frame up, justice, judge, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 3.2
 2K
Retrograde (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, good versus evil, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, adventure, imaginary, rescue ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2004, 23rd century
Place: antarctica, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, virus, survival, danger, chaos, investigation, life is a bitch, race against time, quarantine, catastrophe, plague, fantasy world ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.4
 5K
Nemesis (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, chaos is rampant as 'information terrorists' threaten to destroy order in society. Alex is a part-man, part-machine LAPD cop who is the best at what he does. When one of the terrorists calls him a machine, Alex questions his ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, terrorism, future dystopia, conspiracy, man versus machine, chaos, rivalry, life is a bitch, law enforcement, police detective, battles ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: usa, los angeles, new mexico, brazil, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Eve of Destruction (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eve is a military robot made to look exactly like her creator, Dr. Eve Simmons. When she is damaged during a bank robbery, the robot becomes an unstoppable killing machine. Colonel Jim McQuade is assigned to stop the robot and with the help from Dr. ...
Style: futuristic, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, terrorism, danger, androids and robots, chaos, space and aliens, race against time, technology gone awry, terminator, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, rivalry, on the run, chase, rescue, hitman, robot, explosion, assassin, androids and robots, graphic violence, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.6
 9K
Cherry 2000 (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, witty, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, post apocalypse, cyborgs, androids, adventure, distopia, androids and robots, a.i., escapades, graphic violence, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2017, 2010s, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.5
 571
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, martial arts, revenge, post apocalypse, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, adventure, deadly, rivalry, society, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, post apocalypse, evil alien, survival, danger, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, mining, heroes, rivalry, society ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.3
 608
Stryker (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The world's water supply has dried up due to some sort of apocalypse. A beautiful woman holds the secret to where one of the last springs being guarded by a group of Amazons. A "Road Warrior" like crew captures her and tries to make ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, battles, violence, post apocalypse, uninhibited rivalry, future dystopia, strong violent content, strong sexual content, chaos, society, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, future dystopia, superhuman powers, fighting crime, escapades, life is a bitch, master villain, imaginary, society, technology gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Cyborg 3: The Recycler (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare yourself for the all too deadly future. Cash, the heroine of Cyborg 2, is living safe in the free zone. But not for long. Biomechanical problems are taking down her systems and a visit to a doctor in Silica confirms her worst fears. She is ...
Style: bleak, futuristic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, chase, pregnancy, prostitute, battles, track down, deadly, chaos, motorcycle gang, biker gang, androids, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.1
 240
Warlords (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a brutal, radioactive future, fearless warrior Dow (David Carradine) is humanity's last hope against the Warlord and his mutant hordes. With the gorgeous, deadly Danny (Dawn Wildsmith) and the strange Ammo at his side, Dow makes desperate ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, betrayal, strong violent content, profanity, danger, escapades, imaginary, society, rivalry, mutant, chaos, injustice ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.9
 74K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, plague, apocalypse, cannibalism, infected, survival, rescue, danger, future dystopia, chase, society, antidote ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2030s, 2010s ...
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which is controlled by the Euraks, to rescue the only fertile ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, cyborgs, murder, adventure, apocalypse, rivalry, anti heroes, danger, race against time, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, anti hero ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Nemesis 2: Nebula (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It has been 73 years since Alex failed and the Humans lost the Cyborg Wars. Since then, the Humans have been enslaved. Scientists have developed a new DNA strain, which could signal the end of the Cyborgs, and they inject it into a volunteer. When ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyborgs, space and aliens, time travel, bounty hunter, androids and robots, adventure, rivalry, chases and races, imaginary, heroes, danger, terminator ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, revolution, battles, ape, monkey, rebellion, radiation, survival, adventure, distopia, life is a bitch, imaginary ...
Time: future, 2000s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%