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20 movies similar to Inception (2010)

Limitless (2011) poster

1 Limitless (2011) ★ 7.4

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New York writer Eddie, wanting to overcome a black streak in life, takes a classified drug called NZT. The pill puts the guy's brain to work in an unrealistic capacity. This creative drug changes Eddie's whole life, in a short period of time he makes a lot of money, but soon he begins to suffer from the drug's sinister side effects. And when he tries to find other NZT geniuses to figure out how to cope with this addiction, he learns the terrible truth...
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2 Tenet (2020) ★ 7.5

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Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.
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3 The Prestige (2006) ★ 8.5

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Robert and Alfred are magician-illusionists who competed with each other in London at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. Over the years, their friendly professional rivalry turns into a real war.

They are willing to do anything to learn from each other the secrets of fantastic tricks and disrupt their performance. The irreconcilable enmity that erupted between them begins to threaten the lives of those around them...

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4 Looper (2012) ★ 7.4

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In a near future where time travel has become possible, a certain corporation removes undesirable people by sending them back in time. The task of the receiving party is to kill the victim, thus erasing the unfortunate person from history.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) poster

5 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) ★ 7.8

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Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.
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6 Prometheus (2012) ★ 7.0

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In search of sacred knowledge, a group of scientists goes to the darkest and uncharted chambers of the universe. It is there, on distant worlds, being at the limit of their mental and physical abilities, they will have to engage in a ruthless battle for the future of all mankind.
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7 Minority Report (2002) ★ 7.6

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The year is 2054. A special pre-crime unit has been in existence for six years. An experimental program has been developed based on psychic technology that allows the department's employees to learn about a murder that has not yet been committed and arrest a suspect before he commits a crime.

This system of convicting criminals and preventing crime is becoming more widespread. The system works perfectly, but the scariest part begins when you find yourself accused of a homicide that has not yet been committed.

Source Code (2011) poster

8 Source Code (2011) ★ 7.5

A soldier named Coulter mystically finds himself in the body of an unknown man who died in a train accident. Coulter is forced to relive someone else's death over and over again until he realizes who the instigator of the disaster is.
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9 The Matrix (1999) ★ 8.7

Thomas Anderson's life is divided into two parts: during the day he is the most ordinary office worker, receiving scoldings from his superiors, and at night he turns into a hacker named Neo, and there is no place in the network where he can't break into. But one day everything changes. Thomas discovers a terrifying truth about reality.

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10 Memento (2000) ★ 8.4

Leonard Shelby is exquisitely and expensively dressed, drives a brand-new Jaguar, but lives in cheap motels. His goal in life is to find his wife's killer. His problem is a rare form of amnesia, a loss of short memory, remembering everything before the murder, he does not remember what happened fifteen minutes ago.
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11 Dark City (1998) ★ 7.6

A man struggles with memories of his past, which include a wife he cannot remember and a nightmarish world no one else ever seems to wake up from.
The Adjustment Bureau (2011) poster

12 The Adjustment Bureau (2011) ★ 7.0

By chance, Congressman David Norris discovers that the world is moving according to a pre-written plan, the execution of which is monitored by the Correction Bureau's men in hats with supernatural powers. As luck would have it, the plan does not provide for any further crossroads with the ballerina Eliza, with whom the politician is in love. David enlists the support of one of the Bureau agents and begins an unequal struggle with the others, defending his freedom of choice and personal happiness...
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13 Avatar (2009) ★ 7.8

Former Marine Jake Sully is confined to a wheelchair. Despite his infirm body, Jake is still a warrior at heart. He receives a mission to travel several light years to a base of earthlings on the planet Pandora, where corporations are mining a rare mineral of great importance for the Earth to overcome the energy crisis.
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14 The Thirteenth Floor (1999) ★ 7.1

On the thirteenth floor of a computer corporation a perfect model of virtual reality was developed, the creation of which led to a chain of mysterious murders. It is possible to solve the mystery only by diving into another dimension, where there may be an answer to many questions, or there may be a terrible unreality...
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15 First Man (2018) ★ 7.3

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Fate loves a daredevil, and Neil Armstrong definitely belongs to their number. The whole world knows his name, but few know the cost of the astronaut's small step, which became a huge leap for all mankind.

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16 The Midnight Sky (2020) ★ 5.6

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The elderly astronomer Augustine has spent his life studying the stars. When news of some kind of catastrophe arrives, he is left all alone at an Arctic research station. It is there that he meets the mysterious girl Iris, while the echoes of the rest of the world gradually subside. At this time, returning from a mission off Jupiter, the crew of the ship Aether, led by Captain Sullivan, flies to Earth. Augustine and Sullivan are far apart, but their fates are inextricably linked.
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17 Blade Runner 2049 (2017) ★ 8.0

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In the not-too-distant future, the world is populated by humans and replicants created to do the hardest work. Police officer Kay's job is to keep the replicants under control amid growing tensions... Until he accidentally becomes in possession of secret information that threatens the existence of all mankind. Wanting to find a clue, Kay decides to track down Rick Deckard, a former LAPD Special Branch officer who disappeared without a trace years ago.
The Dark Knight (2008) poster

18 The Dark Knight (2008) ★ 9.0

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Batman raises the stakes in the war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and Prosecutor Harvey Dent, he intends to clean the streets of Gotham of crime. The cooperation proves effective, but they soon find themselves in the midst of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal genius known to terrified citizens as the Joker.
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19 Manchester by the Sea (2016) ★ 7.8

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An unsociable and self-absorbed Lee works as a locksmith in an apartment building. One day he learns that his older brother has died and that Lee has been appointed guardian of his 16-year-old nephew in his will.
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20 The Revenant (2015) ★ 8.0

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A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

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A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.

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