Movies like The Book of Eli

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The Book of Eli (2010)
 6.8
 316K
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, biblical, serious, heroic, rough, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, warrior, lone hero, future dystopia, chaos, protector, dystopic future, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes, brutality, vestiges of humanity, religions or cults, religion, death, nuclear holocaust, obsessive quest, christianity, killings, life is a bitch, destruction, belief, gunfight ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, 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, suspenseful, futuristic and stylized films with plots about dialogue, danger, violence, chase, weapons, survival and post apocalypse mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Book of Eli: I Am Legend (2007), The Road (2009), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The Postman (1997), Oblivion (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 747K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, heroes, isolation, deadly creature, survivor, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.2
 238K
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, harsh, rough, gloomy, depressing ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, father son relationship, catastrophe, on the road, distopia, starvation, cannibalism, vestiges of humanity, future dystopia, journey ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chase, apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, distopia, dark hero, car, lone hero, brutality, tough guy, desert ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.1
 74K
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, exciting, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, dystopic future, post apocalypse, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, adventure, postman, leadership, drifter, post war, justice, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, year 2013, 2040s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 520K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: futuristic, mind bending, twists and turns, visually appealing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, dystopic future, alien encounter, resistance, catastrophe, disorder, mysterious character, clones, space and aliens, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: pentagon, new york, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.2
 196K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 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: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, adventure, ocean, dystopic future, future dystopia, rescue, sailing, sailboat, water, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 206K
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: suspenseful, stylized, rough, bleak, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, apocalypse, post apocalypse, vengeance, chaos, dystopic future, car chase, future dystopia, violence spree, heroes, society, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 357K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: thought provoking, allegory, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, revolution, rebellion, survival, social differences, distopia, train, class struggle, resistance, society, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2030s, year 2014 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 5.5
 96K
Babylon A.D. (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 90 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: suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, protection, one man army, mercenary, heroes, smuggling, deadly virus, life is a bitch, infected, tough heroes, master warrior ...
Time: future
Place: russia, new york, china, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.9
 496K
Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, bleak, captivating, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, distopia, heroic mission, pandemic, survival, redemption, childlessness, on the run, birth, mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, poland, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 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, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, truck, good versus evil, loner, survivor, gang, survival, chase, oil, dystopic future, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: australia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 328K
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, psychological, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, dystopic future, rebellion, lone hero, fighting the system, resistance, society, totalitarianism, utopia, cyberpunk, gunfight ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 311K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Plot: tribe, survival, slavery, chase, ancient history, sacrifice, native, manhunt, adventure, ancient civilization, solar eclipse, warrior ...
Time: 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
 254K
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, biblical, exciting, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, god, chaos, chosen one, survival, god or devil, belief, noah's ark, angel, religion, adventure, human nature ...
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, desert, rescue, heroes, dwarf, exile, survival, nuclear holocaust, villain, ex-cop, good versus evil, dictator ...
Time: future
Place: australia, south australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 460K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: survival, adventure, distopia, maze, trapped, apocalypse, youth, society, young heroes, future dystopia, memory loss, fantasy world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.8
 201K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, heroic mission, spacecraft, survival, apocalypse, parents and children, human in outer space, young heroes, vestiges of humanity, post apocalypse, real life father and son playing father and son ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
 1.1M
V for Vendetta (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, stylized, philosophical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, distopia, vengeance, freedom, rebellion, vigilantism, society, future dystopia, mysterious character, revenge, masked vigilante ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.8
 252K
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: bad ending, suspenseful, tense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, dangerous animal, wolf, wolf attack, air disaster, forces of nature, stranded, wolf pack, isolation, snow, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 13K
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, scary, suspenseful, futuristic, tense ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, survival horror, apocalypse, countryside, life is a bitch, sole survivor, trap, struggle for survival, trapped, gang war, gang ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: exciting, stylized, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, one man army, lone hero, outer space, tough guy, bounty hunter, one against many, distant planet, future dystopia, adventure, lone wolves, fictional war ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, thought provoking, disturbing, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: future dystopia, survival, contests and competitions, young heroes, game of death, youth, rivalry, death, heroes, society, against the odds, heroine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 789K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, breathtaking, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, bear attack, lone hero, obsessive quest, old west, violent, snow, violence, hunter, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human prey, homeless, survival, psychopath, chase, manhunt, mountain, hunting, escapades, rivalry, isolation, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.4
 128K
Aeon Flux (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strong female character, female protagonist, female killer, future dystopia, strong female lead, secret movement, martial arts, rebelliousness, rebellion, cyberpunk, mysterious character, one against many ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 120K
Priest (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In an alternate world, humanity and vampires have warred for centuries. After the last Vampire War, the veteran Warrior Priest lives in obscurity with other humans inside one of the Church's walled cities. When the Priest's niece is ...
Style: dark fantasy, scary, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, post apocalypse, good versus evil, vampire hunter, distopia, supernatural, future dystopia, human versus monster, vampire slayer, master warrior, clergy, disobey ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, apocalypse, man versus machine, post apocalypse, dystopic future, androids and robots, cyberpunk, army, killer robot, technology gone awry, save the world, distopia ...
Time: future, year 2003, 2000s, near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 118K
Judge Dredd (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, 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: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, dystopic future, cyberpunk, good versus evil, post apocalypse, apocalypse, superhero, law enforcement, frame up, justice, uncover truth, judge ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 48K
The Rover (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, desert, motel, on the road, car accident, post apocalypse, small town, car chase, vengeance, theft, crimes, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 5K
Steel Dawn (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, post apocalypse, heroes, martial arts, survival, gang, adventure, vengeance, tough heroes, chaos, destiny, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%