Movies like A Boy and His Dog

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A Boy and His Dog (1975)
 6.5
 17K
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog Blood are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War 4, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the desert-like wasteland. Vic and Blood eke out a meager existence, foraging for food and fighting gangs of cutthroats.
Style: cult film, futuristic, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic, weird, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: desert, dog, distopia, post apocalypse, survival, satire, nuclear holocaust, telepathy, impregnation, apocalypse, heroes, misfit, kidnapping, save the world, life is a bitch, anti hero, danger, society, heroic mission, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, fish out of water ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: phoenix arizona, oklahoma

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Most similar movies to A Boy and His Dog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, cult film, bleak and serious films with plots about post apocalypse, apocalypse, future dystopia, chaos, survival, society and distopia mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Boy and His Dog: Children of Men (2006), The Survivalist (2015), Tank Girl (1995), Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988), Hardware (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 466K
Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Adventure, 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, bleak, futuristic, captivating, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, heroic mission, neo noir, pandemic, distopia, survival, redemption, birth, mission, protest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, seattle, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Survivalist (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a time of starvation, a survivalist lives off a small plot of land hidden deep in forest. When two women seeking food and shelter discover his farm, he finds his existence threatened.
Style: intense, harsh, tense, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, starvation, isolation, violence, maggot, desperation, mother daughter relationship, visceral, knife, rifle ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 30K
Tank Girl (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: desert, future dystopia, female fighter, save the world, female warrior, female protagonist, chaos, chases and races, society, good versus evil, danger, master villain ...
Time: future, 2030s, near future, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, apocalypse, rescue, future dystopia, post apocalypse, chaos, save the world, adventure, survival, heroic mission, danger, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 13K
Hardware (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a ...
Style: cult film, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, killer robot, desert, survival, man versus machine, woman in danger, violence, cyborgs, technology gone awry, technophobia, post apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Six-String Samurai (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world where the Russians have taken over a nuked USA and Elvis is king of Lost Vegas, Buddy is a '50s rocker and wandering warrior rolled into one, too-cool package. Armed with his six-string in one hand and his sword in ...
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: desert, martial arts, apocalypse, samurai, chaos, danger, heroes, adventure, survival, escapades, gang war, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 12K
Kin-dza-dza! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story takes place on the desert planet "Pluke" in the "Kin-dza-dza" galaxy, where two Soviet humans previously unknown to each other ("Uncle Vova", a gruff construction foreman from Moscow, and "The ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, philosophical, humorous, enigmatic ...
Plot: desert, alien, alien encounter, distopia, society, satire, totalitarianism, social differences, teleportation, soviet, outer space, absurdism ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, russia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.1
 2K
Deathsport (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 1000 years into the future, after the Great Neutron Wars, the world is divided into desert wastelands and isolated city-states. Notorious "Desert Ranger" Kaz is forced to fight in the DeathSport, dueling on futuristic motorcycle ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, tense, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, race against time, chase, battles, leadership, against the odds, vengeance, chaos, danger, deadly, rivalry, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It. (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A gas is let loose upon the world that kills anyone over 25 years old.
Style: cynical, biting, futuristic, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: catastrophe, satire, rock, pregnancy, end of the world, concert, profanity, political unrest, future dystopia, on the road, apocalypse, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future, 1960s
Place: texas, new mexico, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 15K
The Day After (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: cold war, radiation, apocalypse, catastrophe, nuclear war, nuclear holocaust, survival, small town, nuclear explosion, war, anti war, hiding place ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, missouri, soviet union, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, rescue, desert, survival, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, apocalypse, adventure, battle, battles ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 48K
THX 1138 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, totalitarianism, prison, utopia, future dystopia, fighting the system, hologram, technology gone awry, chaos, separated, surveillance, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, South Africa, 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, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chase, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, survival, apocalypse, distopia, dark hero, danger, anti hero, car chase, car ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, allegory, surreal, enigmatic ...
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, future dystopia, end of the world, prophecy, split personality, smuggling, conspiracy, dishonesty, life is a bitch, alternate reality, terrorist ...
Time: future, year 2008, year 2005, near future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, afghanistan, southern california, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Beach Party at the Threshold of Hell (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the concept of "New America" in the year 2097, two decades after a nuclear apocalypse, Tex Kennedy, two robotic ex-secret service agents, and a female cannibal journey to find a famously dangerous area known as the "Threshold ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, dark humor, semi serious, political comedy
Plot: politics, survival, satire, save the world, escapades, race against time, chaos, society, danger, future dystopia, apocalypse, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Left Behind III: World at War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A year and a half ago the world was hit with the biggest catastrophe it had ever seen. Without warning and without explanation, hundreds of millions of people simply vanished off the face of the earth. The world was in chaos like it had never been ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, political conspiracy, leadership, save the world, government agency, race against time, danger, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 3K
Quintet (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.
Style: psychological, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: ice age, danger, rivalry, isolation, future dystopia, survival, obsession, apocalypse, life is a bitch, society, chaos, glacier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 25K
Screamers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: (SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078) On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only -- to hunt down and ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, androids and robots, future dystopia, struggle for survival, chaos, nuclear, heroic mission, alien planet, battles, soldier, danger, cyborgs ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.4
 312K
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, society, fighting the system, lone hero, utopia, resistance, gunfight, dystopic future, totalitarianism, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 80s, 2000s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 6K
Visioneers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Visioneer George Washington Winsterhammerman lives a comfortable but monotonous life in this slightly futuristic black comedy. When people start exploding from stress and George is showing early symptoms, he's forced to examine his life. Taking ...
Style: surreal, futuristic, not serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: workplace, self discovery, estrangement, satire, future dystopia, society, golf, existentialism, fantasy world, dreams, loneliness, life philosophy ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 295K
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, serious, biblical, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, lone hero, post apocalyptic, future dystopia, warrior, dystopic future, chaos, danger, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.1
 589
Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, 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: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, survival, danger, chaos, apocalypse, life is a bitch, escapades, society, plague, journey, violence, murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: political unrest, impregnation, distopia, rebellion, pregnancy, slavery, escape, rape, sexism, paranoia, surrogate mother, politics ...
Time: future
Place: canada, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 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: futuristic, exciting, cynical, serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, post apocalypse, androids, adventure, distopia, a.i., escapades, graphic violence, heroic mission, future dystopia, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2017, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 192K
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: cult film, suspenseful, stylized, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, apocalypse, post apocalypse, chaos, dystopic future, vengeance, car chase, violence spree, future dystopia, heroes, danger, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 29K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, isolation, danger, heroic mission, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975, year 1977, near future
Place: los angeles, usa, china, woodstock, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 12K
Air (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the near future, breathable air is nonexistent. Virtually all of humanity has disappeared, and those chosen to reestablish society reside in a controlled state of suspended animation. Two engineers tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, ambiguous ending, suspense, dark ...
Plot: bunker, freezing, isolation, survival, distopia, apocalypse, humanity, contamination, science, laboratory, save the world, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Bed Sitting Room (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the hazy aftermath of World War III, the fallout from a 'nuclear misunderstanding' (which lasted two minutes and twenty eight seconds, including the signing of the peace treaty) is producing strange mutations amongst the survivors, and ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, stylized, dark humor, surreal ...
Plot: satire, post apocalypse, radiation, society, escapades, disorder, chaos, starting over, survival, apocalypse, future dystopia, human nature ...
Time: future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 3K
Turkey Shoot (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the near future, after an unspecified holocaust, survivors are herded into prison camps. There, they are hunted for sport by the leaders of the camp. Paul, one of the newest prisoners, is determined not to go down as quietly as the others.
Style: cult film, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, on the run, satire, blood, machete, torture, explosion, distopia, death, rape, escape, violence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: cult film, bleak, stylized, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, truck, survivor, gang, chases and races, survival, boomerang, anti hero, anti heroes, chase, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: australia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%