Movies like The Book of Eli

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The Book of Eli (2010)
 6.9
 259K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, tense, serious, bleak, biblical, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, lone wolves, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, danger, christianity, tough heroes, brutality, heroes, book, faith, warrior, gunfight, killings, life is a bitch, death, religion, obsessive quest, vestiges of humanity, desert, violence, destiny, sacrifice ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco

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Most similar movies to The Book of Eli

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about survival, danger, violence, dialogue, escapades, apocalypse and chase mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Book of Eli: I Am Legend (2007), The Road (2009), Waterworld (1995), Mad Max (1979), Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 611K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, zombie, plague, loneliness, danger, heroes, chaos, isolation, experiment, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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100%
 7.3
 201K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Adventure, 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, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, father son relationship, starvation, post apocalyptic, single parent, dying, cannibalism, on the road, selflessness, worldwide chaos, loss of family member ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 161K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, epic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, post apocalyptic, survival, chaos, rescue, ocean or sea, mutant, tattoo, water, global warming, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.0
 171K
Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Style: serious, futuristic, offbeat, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, car chase, violence spree, apocalypse, chase, chases and races, danger, chaos, motorcycle, crimes, deadly, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, rescue, sandstorm, camel, arena, apocalypse, dwarf, giant, children, nuclear holocaust, cult, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: australia, sydney australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre ...
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survivor, chase, violence, oil, bounty hunter, survival, feral child, dog, truck, motorcycle gang, boomerang ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: australia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.6
 88K
Babylon A.D. (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Babylon A.D Vin Diesel stars as a veteran-turned-mercenary who is hired to deliver a package from the ravages of post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to a destination in the teeming megalopolis of New York City. The "package" is a mysterious ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, submarine, protection, mercenary, smuggling, one man army, genetic engineering, master warrior, sect, secret, baby ...
Time: future
Place: russia, china, new york, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, chase, survival, apocalypse, dark hero, desert, danger, dark future, post apocalyptic, chases and races, insanity, female warrior ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.0
 224K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, thought provoking, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, survival, train, revolution, resistance, social differences, society, social class, snow, human nature, revolt ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, future dystopia, rebellion, danger, female protagonist, adventure, heroes, revolution, society, social decay, game, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, ...
Style: epic, rough, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, outer space, bounty hunter, on the run, suicide, future dystopia, distant planet, heroic mission, prison, survival, battles ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, young heroes, future dystopia, mentor, danger, female protagonist, rebellion, warrior, championship, competition, society, president ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, contests and competitions, young heroes, future dystopia, against the odds, killings, death, danger, rivalry, heroes, youth, moral dilemma ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 222K
Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, exciting, biblical, suspense, epic ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, forces of nature, human nature, natural disaster, god, moral dilemma, belief, ship, adventure, redemption, religion ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 62K
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, serious, suspenseful, epic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, drifter, postman, leadership, future dystopia, post war, adventure, rescue, army, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.7
 573
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: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, urban, danger, escapades, survival, future dystopia, haunted by the past, tough heroes, chases and races, life is a bitch, confined, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 553
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: bleak, serious, futuristic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, chaos, future dystopia, missing person, chases and races, heroes, society, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 87K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, mysterious character, survival, end of the world, teenage life, youth, alien, genocide ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Escape from L.A. (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, race against time, lone wolves, earthquake, prison, daring rescue, heroic mission, tough heroes, danger, chaos, chaos and mayhem, chases and races ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 223K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, exciting, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, death, stranded, wolf, male camaraderie, eaten alive, air disaster, danger, atheist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 263K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, harsh, disturbing ...
Plot: slavery, survival, adventure, manhunt, chase, solar eclipse, tribe, native, sacrifice, prophecy, death, on the run ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chase, psychopath, homeless, chases and races, deadly, hunting, danger, escapades, isolation, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 140K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, one man army, space and aliens, tough heroes, mysterious planet, bounty hunter, lone wolves, deadly creature, outer space, adventure, danger, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 288K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, fighting the system, utopia, society, resistance, totalitarianism, betrayal, gunfight, human nature, battles, violence ...
Time: future
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Patrol (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a massive earthquake destroys Los Angeles, a new order is formed. But disagreement among the ranks leads to more war and disruption, and The Last Patrol must bring order if there's to be any hope for the future.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, earthquake, desert, rescue, prison, soldier, criminal heroes, adventure, race against time, island, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 11K
The Day (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.
Style: serious, futuristic, scary, suspenseful, depressing
Plot: survival, apocalypse, countryside, survival horror, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, sole survivor, gory, farm, confined, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, man versus machine, killer robot, artificial intelligence, save the world, army, wartime, cyberpunk, resistance, fate of humanity, vestiges of humanity, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 438K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, mysterious character, vestiges of humanity, evil alien, disorder, space and aliens, resistance, survival, soldier, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 26K
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, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, violence, one man army, future dystopia, plague, chaos, chase, good versus evil, anarchy, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, new york, atlanta georgia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 17K
No Escape (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, prison, jungle, survival, chase, ex soldier, prisoner, escape, prison guard, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, future dystopia ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%