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20 movies similar to Inception (2010)

The Prestige (2006) poster

1 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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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.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) poster

3 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.
The Thirteenth Floor (1999) poster

4 The Thirteenth Floor (1999) ★ 7.1

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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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5 The Matrix (1999) ★ 8.7

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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.
The Adjustment Bureau (2011) poster

6 The Adjustment Bureau (2011) ★ 7.0

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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...
Source Code (2011) poster

7 Source Code (2011) ★ 7.5

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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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Julz Cdg 03.07.2021

Tenet will be something of the same for sure. This was a really good movie and even a really good trailer too.

That Guy 03.07.2021

No one seems to point out that even the “real life” reality isn’t even real either. The hot lady Sargent repeats “everything is going to be okay” at the beginning of the film, as instructed by the guy in what is perceived as the last reality of the film. Then at the final scene, it cuts back to the reality where he gives the lady the advice and results of the experiment and to keep creating alternate realities for his original mind to live out. But we initially saw what happened in past tense, so how did he tell the lady in the past what happened in the future in another reality (I.e. the train explosions and all that) so which is the original reality?... I know none of this seems to make sense but I know in an alternate universe I nailed it..

TheYemeniDude 03.07.2021

And after they find the bomber, they are supposed to send him to the Inception movie to let Leonardo DiCaprio plant in his mind the idea of that the bombing isn't a good thing, and after they finish this job the clean bomber must spend the rest of his life between a chick's arms and legs and I vote for Natalie Portman

First Man (2018) poster

8 First Man (2018) ★ 7.3

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.

The Midnight Sky (2020) poster

9 The Midnight Sky (2020) ★ 5.6

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.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017) poster

10 Blade Runner 2049 (2017) ★ 8.0

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.
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11 Prometheus (2012) ★ 7.0

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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Ben Sona 03.07.2021


I've been waiting for Ridley to return to Sci-Fi. This follow-up to his orginal Alien is a great idea. This is the sequel that should have been made.

Cameron's sequel was a lot of fun but did not freak me out like Ridley's orginal.

Katsomayaofficial 03.07.2021

I really luv the Design of the Prometheus ship when it lands
it looks just like one of the Chris Foss illustrations when he did design work on the original film. Can definately see some Ronn Cobb artwork in there too, that shot of Idris Elba casually standing on the flight deck of the ship, as it flies through the crowds is stunning.

Wr3tched 03.07.2021

maybe this will be disclosed in the movie...but...what...is...the "space jockey"? i remember the scene from the orig Alien when Dallas and the team go exploring. any insight to this movie/space jockey would be greatly, greatly, appreciated.

The Dark Knight (2008) poster

12 The Dark Knight (2008) ★ 9.0

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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13 Looper (2012) ★ 7.4

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.

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AeroHybrid 1160 03.07.2021

My no.1 favourite film of 2012

Such an original, underrated, sci-fi masterpiece. JGL and Bruce Willis are wonderful in this espcially Emily Blunt and Jeff Daniels

Vector Productions 03.07.2021

Does anyone else think the idea of a prequel to Looper would be awesome? It could show how the loopers came about and a little bit of Joe's backstory, or maybe a shorter prequel on the years in China.

Randy 03.07.2021

This Trailer doesn’t do the movie justice AT ALL. It makes it seem like an ordinary Action Thriller movie but it’s so much more than that. SUPER underrated but definitely worth the watch.

Limitless (2011) poster

14 Limitless (2011) ★ 7.4

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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15 Memento (2000) ★ 8.4

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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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KINDLE 03.07.2021

I hate films like this where nothing makes sense, people act like film people, until the end where there is "a twist" that everyone seems to obsess over. I hate plot twists.

Quotes 03.07.2021

Quote from Memento:

(Leonard Shelby)
''Human memory is unreliable.''

Our memories are only ever as reliable as the most recent story we told ourselves.
The stupid one remember everything and the smart one writes half of it down. Like computers have external memory we have too, it is our books and notebooks.

Alex Gonzy 03.07.2021

"From the director of Inception and The Dark Knight"
But The Dark Knight wasn't released until 8 years later and 10 years for Inception

Dark City (1998) poster

16 Dark City (1998) ★ 7.6

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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.

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Angry Goblin 03.07.2021

This movie is a masterpiece. Two decades after it's realease, still one of the best sci-fi thrillers ever made. The story, the villains, the atmosphere... Watched it as a kid, it left a mark on me forever.

Alec Eisenbeis 03.07.2021

If you're watching this movie for the first time BE SURE TO WATCH THE DIRECTOR'S CUT

The theatrical version has an opening monologue that literally spoils the entire movie The Director's cut removes this and makes for a much better viewing experience.

leokimvideo 03.07.2021

A film that was going to use Johnny Depp as the main. But fate sent it in another direction. Destroyed at the box office by weird marketing and the unnecessary plot giveaway added to the film after test audiences couldn't follow the mystery. If you are going to watch this film make sure it's the later released directer version. Lots of miniatures used in the film, look out for them.

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17 Minority Report (2002) ★ 7.6

Is Minority Report (2002) similar to Inception (2010) film?

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.

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Vane Fal 03.07.2021

They are already doing this except without being able to actually see into the future, using ideology to predict it instead. So better behave and do as one is told.

Robert Holston 03.07.2021

I've never seen this movie but I remember seeing this trailer before Episode II when I was in fifth grade. This movie pissed me off. Tom Cruise has no problem with arresting people for crimes they didn't commit but as soon as someone does it to him "He set me up! He set me up!" For a movie I've never seen only the trailer, for some reason this stuck with me.

Chris Tavakkoli 03.07.2021

Films predict the future accurately because everything is planned if you truly believe this world works on random events and circumstances then keep sleeping you pleb!

Avatar (2009) poster

18 Avatar (2009) ★ 7.8

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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.
Manchester by the Sea (2016) poster

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.
The Revenant (2015) poster

20 The Revenant (2015) ★ 8.0

Is The Revenant (2015) similar to Inception (2010) film?

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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