2040s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 2040s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized and bleak films and TV shows about / with danger, imaginary, future dystopia, escapades, heroes, survival, technology, chase, mentor and pistol plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
2040s
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2040s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 2040s: Me, Myself & I (2017), Ready Player One (2018), Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Automata (2014), The Book of Eli (2010), The Titan (2018), Atolladero (1995), Phantom 2040 (1994), Defiance (2013), TekWar (1994).

List of 2040s movies

Me, Myself & I (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy examines one man's life over a 50-year span. It explores three distinct periods in his life - as a 14-year-old in 1991, a 40-year-old in present day and a 65-year-old in 2042.
Style: situational comedy, humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, aging, teenager, multiple storylines, life philosophy, storytelling, inventor, father daughter relationship, destiny, adolescence vs adulthood, flashback, twists & turns ...
Time: 2040s, 90s, contemporary, 1990s
Place: usa
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Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: virtual reality, adventure, video game, quest, evil corporation, love, life, teenage protagonist, reward, friendship, teamwork, fight ...
Time: future, 2040s, near future, 80s
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Canada
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: melancholic, tech noir, futuristic, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, bounty hunter, cyberpunk, genetics, investigation, violence, police detective, dark future, genetic engineering, neo noir, mission, inventor ...
Time: future, 2040s, near future, year 1966
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, san diego california
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 6.1
 49K
Automata (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA, Spain, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, cerebral ...
Plot: androids and robots, robot, artificial intelligence, desert, rain, man versus machine, imaginary, ecology, a.i., investigation, uncover truth, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, near future
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 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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, lone wolves, future dystopia, danger, tough heroes, heroes, post apocalyptic, killings, brutality, book ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country
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 4.8
 21K
The Titan (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On a bleak future Earth, a soldier endures a radical genetic transformation to save humanity. But his wife fears he's becoming more creature than man.
Style: suspense, exciting, rough, sad, surprise ending
Plot: transformation, pilot, nasa, human experiment, military base, dna, laboratory, mental breakdown, danger, survivor, superhuman powers, war atrocity ...
Time: near future, 2040s
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 5.1
 195
Atolladero (1995)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Western
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the near future, the areas between major cities are lawless wastelands. Atolladero is a town run with an iron fist by a corrupt tyrant named The Judge and his murderous enforcer, Madden. One decent cop decides to leave town, but the powers that ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: bondage, russian roulette, desert, pedophilia, zoophilia, priest, judge, blood, police
Time: 2040s, 1990s
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 7.3
 464
Phantom 2040 (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Phantom 2040 is a French-American animated science fiction television series loosely based on the comic strip hero The Phantom, created by Lee Falk. The central character of the series is said to be the 24th Phantom. The unusual character designs ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, master villain, urban, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, society ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 37K
Defiance (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Defiance is an American science fiction television show that takes place in the future on a radically transformed Earth containing new species arriving from space. In the show, Joshua Nolan works as the lawman for the town of Defiance, a community ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, adventure, danger, escapades, survival, interspecies romance, enemy, law enforcement, mayor, ex military, humanoid alien, vehicle ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, mine
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 6.9
 494
TekWar (1994)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: TekWar is a North American television series, based on the TekWar novels ghost-written by Ron Goulart from outlines by William Shatner and developed for television by Stephen Roloff. The series follows Jake Cardigan, a former police officer turned ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, stylized
Plot: crime, crimes, danger, law enforcement, police, cyberpunk
Time: 90s, 21st century, 2040s
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 5.6
 8K
Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the International Space Station. As time passes and life support systems dwindle, Lee battles to maintain his sanity - and simply stay alive. His world is a ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, serious, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: isolation, space station, astronaut, outer space, rock, solitude, confined, heroes, unfulfillment, space and aliens, losing-it hero, survival ...
Time: future, 2040s
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 7.4
 483K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: tense, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, destiny, hitman, on the run, sent to the past, organized crime, violence, danger, time loop, self sacrifice, young man ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas
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Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zenon Kar, a 13-year-old girl who lives on a space station in the year 2049, gets into some trouble and is banished to Earth. With help from some Earth friends she must find her way back.
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: space station, escapades, disorder, misfit, friends, outer space, friendship, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, teenager, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 610
TekWar (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After four years, Jake Cardigan is prematurely awoken from his fifteen year cryogenic punishment to a world very different than the one he knew. Much more than before 'Tek', the highly-addictive electronic designer narcotic of the 21st ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: cyberpunk, partners against crime, future dystopia, technology gone awry, righting the wronged, crimes, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, false accusation, missing person ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
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 6.1
 287
TekWar: TekLab (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The actual sword of Excalibur has been stolen in London, and futuristic detectives Jake Cardigan and Sid Gomez are assigned to track it down and to find out who is trying to block the British reign from its rightful heir.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: crimes, danger, state affairs, amateur detective, law enforcement
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
Place: england, london
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TekWar: TekJustice (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 21st Century detective Jake Cardigan is arrested for murdering the husband of his ex-wife. It seems like a frame up, yet Cardigan refuses to let the authorities investigate further or even deny any involvement in the killing.
Style: futuristic
Time: 21st century, 2040s
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TekWar: TekLords (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drug lords take over the empire left by convicted Sonny Hokori.
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
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 2.3
 3K
Time Chasers (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inventor comes up with a time machine, but must prevent its abuse at the hands of an evil C.E.O.
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, save the day, evil corporation, danger, escapades, imaginary, master criminal, chase, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 2040s
Place: usa, vermont
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 7.7
 10K
Sexmission (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two scientists are chosen as guinea pigs for a time experiment: they are placed in hibernation and should be brought back to life after three years. In the meantime, however, the World War III breaks out and life have been wiped out of the surface ...
Style: humorous, sexual, futuristic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: future dystopia, polish, experiment gone awry, gender roles, destiny, fish out of water, society, disorder, friendship, militant, tribe, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: future, 2040s, year 1991, 21st century
Place: poland
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 4.1
 833
Robot Wars (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: In the year 2041, the rebel Centros are a plague to the survivors of the great toxic gas scare of 1993. A renegade Megarobot pilot and an archaeologist must team up (despite personal differences, a reluctant romance, and official pressure to cease ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: martial arts, robot, duel, love interest, giant robot, pilot, rebel, renegade, archaeologist, new world order
Time: 2040s
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Rain Without Thunder (1992)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This evocative faux documentary imagines a dystopian near future in which the government monitors every woman's sexual activity. At its center is Allison Golding (Ali Thomas), serving a life sentence for having an abortion. As politicians, ...
Style: serious, bleak, futuristic, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: feminism, injustice, future dystopia, pregnancy, social decay, fighting the system, society, life is a bitch, against the rules, legal action, fascism, legal ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s
Place: usa
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 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, suspenseful, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, drifter, future dystopia, post war, postman, leadership, adventure, rescue, army, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
Is relevant ?
 3.7
 388
Mars (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the future, Mars has been colonized. A martial artist arrives to investigate what happened to his brother. A powerful mining company is the prime suspect.
Plot: martial arts, company, kickboxing, martian, sidekick, murder, falling from height, outer space, disease
Time: 2040s
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 7.9
 3K
Macross Plus (1994)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Macross Plus is a four-episode anime OVA and theatrical movie in the Macross series. It was the first sequel to the original Macross television series that took place in the official timeline. Plus was a groundbreaking combination of traditional cel ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, love triangle, a.i., master villain, save the world, adventure, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
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 6.6
 299
Macross 7 (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Macross 7 is an anime television series. It is a sequel to the show The Super Dimension Fortress Macross that takes place many years after the events of the first series following a cast of mostly new characters. The show ran from October 16, 1994 ...
Plot: teenager, alien, young soldier, piloted giant robot, transforming robot, giant robot, space war, robot, young
Time: 21st century, 2040s
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Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and use. But what Walker doesn't realize is a group of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, prodigy, computer, sword fight, psychopath, high school, a.i., androids and robots, hacker, mentally challenged, man versus machine, vengeance ...
Time: 2040s, future, 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
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 6.7
 138K
Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, nightmare, danger, space station, survival, insanity, violence, space and aliens, rescue, black hole, supernatural ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 96K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: scary, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, future dystopia, teleportation, mars, gory, supernatural, heroic mission, monster, danger, dark hero, alien, chase ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
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 4.1
 6K
Critters 4 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He's sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, shower, explosion, space station, benign alien, spacecraft, dangerous animal, hologram, deadly creature, mad scientist, save the world, survival ...
Time: future, year 1992, 2040s, 1990s, 21st century ...
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Bicentennial Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to ...
Style: futuristic, sentimental, philosophical, melancholic, inspirational ...
Plot: androids and robots, opposites attract, robot, human nature, society, artificial intelligence, romance, self discovery, androids, immortality, human android relationship, life & death ...
Time: future, 23rd century, year 2005, 2040s, 22nd century ...
Place: cross country
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