20 Movies Like The Matrix (1999)

1 Pitch Black (2000) ★ 7.1

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A commercial transport ship and its crew are marooned on a planet full of bloodthirsty creatures that only come out to feast at night. But then, they learn that a month-long eclipse is about to occur.

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.

3 Alita: Battle Angel (2019) ★ 7.3

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Alita is a creation from an age of despair. Found by the mysterious Dr. Ido while trolling for cyborg parts, Alita becomes a lethal and dangerous being that cannot remember who she is or where she came from; but to Dr. Ido, it's all too clear: She can break the cycle of destruction left behind when Tiphares fell thanks to her ability fight--and kill other angels in turn-to fulfill her true purpose as one created with power over life and death on Earth...

4 Edge of Tomorrow (2014) ★ 7.9

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In the not-too-distant future, a race of aliens invades Earth. No army in the world can resist them. Major William Cage dies in combat, but the impossible happens - he finds himself in a time loop. Time after time he finds himself in the same battle, fighting and dying... over and over again. And each repeated battle brings him closer to figuring out how to defeat the enemy.

5 Ready Player One (2018) ★ 7.4

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When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world.

6 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...

7 The Matrix Resurrections (2021) ★ 5.7

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Return to a world of two realities: one, everyday life; the other, what lies behind it. To find out if his reality is a construct, to truly know himself, Mr. Anderson will have to choose to follow the white rabbit once more.

8 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.

9 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) ★ 7.2

In the futuristic tale, a highly advanced robotic boy named David is 11 years old. He weighs 60 pounds. He is 4 feet, 6 inches tall. He has brown hair. His love is real. But he is not. He is a marvel of cybernetic progress who really only wants to be a real boy, loved by his mother and his father in that happy place called home. But David journeys out into the forests to find a way to become a real boy.

10 Oblivion (2013) ★ 7.0

One day, a small group of Scavs appeared on the outskirts of George Pierce's hometown. They were highly trained and had advanced weapons for their size that led many people to believe they came from another planet in order to steal Earth's resources. This scared them so much that nobody dared go near these strange creatures until one brave soul shot at one with his shotgun, revealing it as an ordinary human trying only to find food and shelter like anyone else would do when faced with disaster.

11 Arrival (2016) ★ 7.9

Unexpected appearance of unidentified flying objects in different parts of the world puts the world in awe. The intentions of the aliens are not clear - the armed forces of the world are on full alert, and the best minds of mankind are trying to figure out how to talk to the uninvited guests. The government enlists the help of linguist Louise Banks and physicist Ian Donnelly to prevent a global catastrophe and find a common language with the aliens. From now on, the fate of mankind is in their hands.

12 V for Vendetta (2005) ★ 8.2

In a future British dystopian society, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow the tyrannical government - with the help of a young woman.

13 Inception (2010) ★ 8.8

Cobb is a talented thief, the best of the best in the dangerous art of extraction: he steals valuable secrets from the depths of the subconscious during sleep, when the human mind is most vulnerable. Cobb's rare abilities have made him a valuable player in the treacherous world of industrial espionage, but they have also turned him into an eternal fugitive and robbed him of everything he has ever loved.

And now Cobb gets a chance to right his wrongs. His latest case can bring it all back, but to do so, he needs to do the impossible: initiation. Instead of a perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists will have to pull off the opposite. Now their job is not to steal the idea, but to implement it. If they succeed, it will be the perfect crime.

14 Minority Report (2002) ★ 7.6

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.

15 I Robot (2004) ★ 7.1

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In 2035, techno-phobic homicide detective Del Spooner of the Chicago PD heads the investigation of the apparent suicide of leading robotics scientist, Dr. Alfred Lanning. Unconvinced of the motive, Spooner's investigation into Lanning's death reveals a trail of secrets and agendas within the USR (United States Robotics) corporation and suspicions of murder. Little does he know that his investigation would lead to uncovering a larger threat to humanity.

16 Ghost in the Shell (2017) ★ 6.3

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Cyber technology has taken over all spheres of life, and the most dangerous criminals have moved into virtual space. A cyborg hybrid at the head of an elite police force is on the trail of a powerful hacker.

17 Star Trek (2009) ★ 7.9

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The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.

18 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.

19 Equilibrium (2002) ★ 7.4

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In an oppressive future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system and state.

20 The Matrix Reloaded (2003) ★ 7.2

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Freedom fighters Neo, Trinity and Morpheus continue to lead the human uprising against the Machine Army. To destroy the system of repression and exploitation, they are forced to resort not only to an arsenal of superior weapons but also to their outstanding skills.

Their participation in the mission to save the human race from total extermination brings them a deeper understanding of the design of the Matrix and an awareness of Neo's central role in the fate of humanity.

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