Virtual world movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant virtual world movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, stylized and suspense films and TV shows about / with virtual world, virtual reality, murder, alternate reality, technology, virtuality, danger, death, cyberpunk and destiny plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, Japan, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as virtual world: Coma (2019), Accel World (2012), Assassin's Creed (2016), Battledream Chronicle (2015), Caf? (2011), Virtual Revolution (2016), Suicide Room (2011), Upload (2020), The Hater (2020), Car Boys (2016).

List of virtual world movies

Bofuri: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, So I'll Max Out My Defense (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Honjou Kaede is invited by her friend Shiramine Risa to play a virtual reality MMO game with her. While Kaede doesn't dislike games, what she really, truly dislikes is being in pain. She creates a character named Maple, and decides to put all ...
Style: light, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: video game, friends, female protagonist, competition, virtual world, virtual reality, girl, friend, survival, pain
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 6.3
 6K
Coma (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a colossal and mysterious accident a young talented architect comes back to his senses in a very odd world that only resembles the reality. This world is based on the memories of the ones who live in it - people who are currently finding ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, atmospheric, futuristic, melancholic ...
Plot: subconscious, architect, coma, imaginary, imagination, couples, getting home, virtual world, research, scientist, monster, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 7.2
 2K
Accel World (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A short, overweight student uses the Neuro Link, an evolution of the Nerve Gear, to escape himself from the reality. But his skills in the virtual world brings him to the attention of Kuroyukihime, a popular student who introduces him to the Brain ...
Style: exciting, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, virtual world, school, fight, grownups, competition, friendship, school life, tournament, technology, computer game, romance ...
Time: future
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Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta, Spain, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassin, secret society, adventure, parkour, time travel, assassination, brotherhood, secret identity, sent to the past, imaginary, chase, memory ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century, 2010s, year 1986, 80s ...
Place: spain, london, texas, madrid
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Battledream Chronicle (2015)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Martinique
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the future the Empire of Mortemonde has enslaved almost all nations on Earth. Each month everyone is forced to play the virtual reality computer game Battledream. Only those who reach a score of 1000 points are allowed to live one more month. And ...
Plot: distopia, gamer, slavery, hacking, nanotechnology, racism, plantation, colonialism, virtual world, racial discrimination
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 5.6
 2K
Caf? (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When tragedy strikes the community surrounding a cafe in West Philadelphia, the cafe's regulars come to realize how intertwined their lives truly are.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, realistic, serious
Plot: love and romance, friendship, workplace situations, city life, friends, direction and purpose, strong female presence, best friends, pregnant woman, pregnancy, virtual world, free will ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia
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Virtual Revolution (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paris 2047. Most of the population spend all their time online, connected into virtual worlds, and don't care anymore about reality. A shadow agent, Nash, working for one of the multinational companies behind these virtual worlds, is tracking ...
Style: tech noir, mecha
Plot: virtual reality, virtual world, hitman, amulet, interpol, avatar, future dystopia, force field, shot with an arrow, sword fight, murder, internet ...
Time: near future
Place: paris france
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 6.6
 10K
Suicide Room (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dominik is an ordinary boy. He's got loads of friends, the hottest girl in school, rich parents and money to spend on brand-name clothes. But one innocent kiss with a mate changes everything. He begins to isolate himself from the outside world, ...
Style: bleak, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: suicide, teenage boy, self destructing, escape from reality, fictional reality, addiction, youth, life is a bitch, teenage life, humiliation, gay teenager, cyberspace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, europe
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 8.0
 36K
Upload (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the future where humans are able to “upload” themselves into their preferred choice of afterlife, Nathan meets his early death and is greeted by Nora in his version of heaven. Follow the two as Nathan grows accustomed to life away from his ...
Style: romantic, futuristic, light, humorous
Plot: virtual reality, life after death, hi-tech, love and romance, uncover truth, murder, friendship, betrayal, one night stand, erased memory, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder investigation ...
Time: near future, 2020s, 2030s
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 7.1
 10K
The Hater (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A duplicitous young man finds success in the dark world of social media smear tactics — but his virtual vitriol soon has violent real-life consequences.
Plot: public relations, social media, manipulation, sponsor, virtual world, presidential election, fake news report, revenge, moral dilemma, advertising agency, defamation, hi-tech ...
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 7.6
 106
Car Boys (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 697 min.
TV show
Story: Two friends, Nick Robinson and Griffin McElroy, play a fun car simulator that ends up unraveling reality itself and unleashing several terrifying entities to lay waste to the world. They must find a way to defeat these creatures and save reality ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious, buddy comedy
Plot: car accident, investigation, body horror, save the world, good versus evil, virtual world, friends, lovecraftian, truck accident, car, youtube, car rollover
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How Not to Summon a Demon Lord (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: When it comes to the fantasy MMORPG Cross Reverie, none can match the power of the Demon King Diablo. Possessing the game's rarest artifacts and an unrivaled player level, he overpowers all foolish enough to confront him. But despite his ...
Style: ecchi, feel good, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: harem, adventure, magic, demon, magical, adventure hero, gamer, playing a video game, quest, virtuality, video game, magic spell ...
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 4.7
 749
LX 2048 (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the near future, the sun has become so toxic people can no longer leave their houses in daytime, and normal life is conducted mostly inside the virtual realm. Against this dystopian backdrop, a dying man seeks to ensure the future well-being of ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, exciting, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: distopia, mortality, future dystopia, family relations, terminal illness, virtual reality, father child relationship, ecological disaster, catastrophe, clones, virtual world, radiation
Time: future, near future
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 6.8
 1K
Hello World (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Year 2027, The city of Kyoto has undergone tremendous advancement. Within the city lives Naomi Katagaki, an introvert and Ruri Ichigyou, a girl with a cold personality. Both shares love for reading books. Despite having similar interests, Naomi is ...
Style: futuristic, colourful, uplifting, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: school, love and romance, teenage love, friendship, saving a life, time travel, fantasy world, alternate reality, parallel world, self doubt, changing the past or future, virtual world ...
Time: near future
Place: japan
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Dramatical Murder (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Nothing on Midorijima has been the same since the powerful Tour Konzern forced the original population into the old residential district and converted the rest of the island into the exclusive resort platinum jail. Despite that, Aoba Seragaki has ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, josei
Plot: class differences, virtual reality, game, tournament, brainwashing, corporation, island, team, fighting the system, murder, danger, rivalry ...
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Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The players of a virtual reality MMORPG, Sword Art Online, are trapped and fighting for their very lives. After it is announced that the only way to leave the game is by beating it, Kirito—a very powerful swordsman—and his friends take on a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, mind bending, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, adventure, survival, danger, master warrior, swords and armor, struggle, fall in love, trapped, monster, rivalry, determination ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Serial Experiments Lain (1998)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 316 min.
TV show
Story: Strange events begin to occur as a withdrawn girl named Lain becomes obsessed with interconnected virtual realm of "The Wired".
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: suicide, computers and web, computer, cyberpunk, lifestyle, imaginary, hacker, fictional reality, double life, shyness, cyberspace, classmates ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, hacker, computers and web, danger, computer cracker, technophobia, society, computer genius, a.i., save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, near future, 21st century
Place: beijing china
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 6.3
 14K
Dreamscape (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in his sleep from a heart attack Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in ...
Style: psychological, surreal, stylized, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychic, conspiracy, monster, nuclear holocaust, danger, politics, assassination, sleeping, heart, science, dream, telekinesis ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: illinois, washington d.c.
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Thinking Speed (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Reader becomes trapped in an evolving autobiography of an executed killer.
Style: avant garde, cult film
Plot: execution, cliff, time travel, jeep, exorcism, cemetery, insanity, death, superstition, postmodernism, folklore, pop culture ...
Time: 2010s
Place: woodstock, chicago illinois
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 7.6
 187K
Dark City (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: gothic, mind bending, atmospheric, tech noir, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, investigation, evil alien, future dystopia, distopia, memory, lovecraftian, manipulation, memory loss, space and aliens, alien race, sleeping ...
Time: future, 1940s
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Short Night of Glass Dolls (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American journalist in Prague searches for his girlfriend who has suddenly disappeared.
Style: atmospheric, rough, mind bending, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: paralysis, conspiracy, disappearance, investigation, mystery, danger, journalism, sect, medical examiner, paranoia, delusion, murder ...
Time: 60s, 70s, future
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia ...
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 7.5
 301K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, secret agents, secret agent, outer space, mars, space colony, memory loss, chase, conspiracy, distopia, resistance ...
Time: future, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
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 6.4
 11K
Brainstorm (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brilliant research scientists have invented a device capable of recording and playing back sensory experiences only to have devastating results when one of them records their own death.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: memory, virtual reality, conspiracy, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, uncover truth, mad scientist, rebellion, technology, fighting the system, father son relationship, laboratory ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: england, london, europe, north carolina, rio de janeiro ...
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 5.8
 4K
Virtuality (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, survival, virtual reality, save the world, danger, escape from reality, imaginary, trapped in space, crew, murder, fictional reality show ...
Time: future
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 6.8
 312K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: visually appealing, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, computer program, cyberpunk, computers and web, cyberspace, man versus machine, alternate reality, adventure, programmer, dystopic future, technology gone awry, fictional reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2000s, future
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The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel ...
Style: mind bending, intellectual, atmospheric, futuristic, twist ending ...
Plot: parallel world, virtual reality, cyberspace, computer system, technology gone awry, imaginary, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, danger, time travel, alternate reality, deception ...
Time: 90s, future, 1930s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 1.7M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, philosophical, thought provoking, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, chosen one, distopia, man versus machine, alternate reality, hacker, existentialism, virtual reality, save the world, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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 8.8
 2.1M
Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, clever, cerebral, exciting ...
Plot: parallel world, mind control, virtual reality, alternate reality, subconscious, haunted by the past, existentialism, teamwork, life philosophy, manipulations, perfect crime, sleeping ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: japan, paris france, los angeles, kenya, africa ...
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 6.2
 31K
The Final Cut (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a world with memory implants, Robin Williams plays a cutter, someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories. His latest assignment is one that puts him in danger.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, twists and turns, intellectual, tense ...
Plot: surveillance, technology, memory, microchip, death, haunted by the past, childbirth, chase, child abuse, child birth, distopia, twists & turns ...
Time: future, near future
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