20 Movies Like Sanctuary

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Painless

Painless
Painless
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 2 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Luiso Berdejo, Juan Carlos Medina
Actors: Alex Brendemühl, Tómas Lemarquis, Ilias Stothart
Language: Catalan, Spanish, German, English
Country: Spain, France, Portugal
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“Painless” is a Spanish horror film that follows a neurosurgeon who discovers a group of children with a rare genetic condition that makes them unable to feel physical pain. As he delves deeper into their mysterious condition, he uncovers dark secrets and a dangerous experiment that threatens their lives.

The Island

The Island
The Island
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Caspian Tredwell-Owen, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci
Actors: Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Djimon Hounsou
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Island” is a science fiction film set in a dystopian future where clones are created to serve as organ donors for their original counterparts. Two clones, Lincoln Six Echo and Jordan Two Delta, escape the facility and go on a thrilling journey to uncover the truth about their existence and fight for their freedom.

The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 4 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Noah Oppenheim, Grant Pierce Myers, T.S. Nowlin
Actors: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Maze Runner movie is about a group of teenagers trapped in a mysterious maze with no memory of their past, as they try to find a way out and uncover the secrets behind their predicament. They must navigate dangerous obstacles and face deadly creatures to survive and unravel the truth.”

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 142 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award34 wins & 49 nominations total
Writer: Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins, Billy Ray
Actors: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Hunger Games movie is about a dystopian society where teenagers are forced to compete in a televised fight to the death, as a form of punishment and control by the oppressive government. The story follows a young girl, Katniss Everdeen, who volunteers to take her sister’s place in the games and becomes a symbol of rebellion against the Capitol.

Divergent

Divergent
Divergent
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Awards: 7 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Evan Daugherty, Vanessa Taylor, Veronica Roth
Actors: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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The Divergent movie is set in a dystopian society where individuals are divided into factions based on their personality traits. The story follows a young girl named Tris who discovers she is Divergent, meaning she doesn’t fit into any one faction, and must navigate a dangerous world while uncovering a conspiracy that threatens her society.

Elysium

Elysium
Elysium
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 10 nominations
Writer: Neill Blomkamp
Actors: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley
Language: English, Spanish, French, Afrikaans
Country: United States, Canada
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The movie Elysium is set in a dystopian future where the wealthy live on a luxurious space station called Elysium, while the rest of humanity struggles to survive on an overpopulated and impoverished Earth. A man named Max undertakes a dangerous mission to reach Elysium and bring equality to the two worlds.

Equilibrium

Equilibrium
Equilibrium
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 33/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Kurt Wimmer
Actors: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Equilibrium” is a dystopian science fiction film set in a future society where emotions are suppressed to maintain peace. A high-ranking government agent begins to question the system and rebels against it, leading to a thrilling struggle for freedom and individuality.

The Giver

The Giver
The Giver
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 35%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Michael Mitnick, Robert B. Weide, Lois Lowry
Actors: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep
Language: English
Country: United States, South Africa, Canada
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“The Giver” is a dystopian science fiction film that follows a young boy named Jonas as he discovers the dark secrets behind his seemingly perfect society. As he receives memories from the past, he becomes determined to challenge the oppressive system and bring change to his community.

The Truman Show

The Truman Show
The Truman Show
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 40 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Actors: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Truman Show is about a man named Truman Burbank who unknowingly lives his entire life inside a simulated reality TV show. As he starts to question the authenticity of his world, Truman embarks on a journey to discover the truth and escape his controlled existence.”

The Matrix

The Matrix
The Matrix
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 42 wins & 52 nominations total
Writer: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia
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“The Matrix” is a sci-fi film set in a dystopian future where humans are unknowingly trapped in a simulated reality created by intelligent machines. A group of rebels, led by a computer hacker named Neo, fight to free humanity and awaken them to the truth of their existence.

Inception

Inception
Inception
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 148 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 159 wins & 220 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page
Language: English, Japanese, French
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Inception is a science fiction thriller that follows a skilled thief who enters people’s dreams to steal information. He is given a challenging task to plant an idea in someone’s mind instead, leading to a complex and mind-bending journey through multiple layers of dreams.”

Minority Report

Minority Report
Minority Report
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 145 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 20 wins & 91 nominations total
Writer: Scott Frank, Jon Cohen, Philip K. Dick
Actors: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton
Language: English, Swedish
Country: United States
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The Minority Report movie is a futuristic thriller set in a society where crimes can be predicted and prevented before they occur. When the system predicts that a respected police officer will commit a murder, he becomes a fugitive as he tries to prove his innocence and unravel a larger conspiracy.

Total Recall

Total Recall
Total Recall
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 7 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: Philip K. Dick, Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside
Language: English
Country: United States, Mexico
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“Total Recall” is a science fiction film set in a future where a man named Douglas Quaid undergoes a memory implant procedure that goes wrong, leading him to question his own identity and embark on a thrilling journey to uncover the truth about his past and his true self.

Logan’s Run

Logan's Run
Logan's Run
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 58%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 7 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: David Zelag Goodman, William F. Nolan, George Clayton Johnson
Actors: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Logan’s Run” is a dystopian science fiction film set in a future society where individuals are killed at the age of 30 to maintain population control. The story follows Logan 5, a Sandman tasked with hunting and terminating those who try to escape their fate, until he becomes a runner himself, seeking a mythical sanctuary called “Sanctuary.”

The Purge

The Purge
The Purge
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: James DeMonaco
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder
Language: English
Country: United States, France
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The Purge movie is set in a dystopian future where all crime, including murder, is legal for 12 hours once a year. The story follows a family’s struggle to survive the night as they are targeted by a group of masked killers.

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer
Snowpiercer
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 35 wins & 108 nominations
Writer: Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette
Actors: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton
Language: English, Korean, French, Japanese, Czech, German
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
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Snowpiercer is a dystopian science fiction film set in a post-apocalyptic world where the remnants of humanity survive on a perpetually moving train. The movie follows a group of lower-class passengers as they lead a revolt against the oppressive ruling class, navigating through different train compartments to reach the front and potentially change their fate.

Aeon Flux

Creating a World: Aeon Flux
Creating a World: Aeon Flux
Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
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Runtime: 21 min
Genre: Short
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: David Gale, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, Peter Chung
Language: English
Country: USA
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The Aeon Flux movie is a sci-fi action film set in a dystopian future where a skilled assassin named Aeon Flux becomes involved in a rebellion against a totalitarian regime after uncovering dark secrets about her own past.

I, Robot

I, Robot
I, Robot
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 1 win & 15 nominations total
Writer: Jeff Vintar, Akiva Goldsman, Isaac Asimov
Actors: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“I, Robot” is a science fiction film set in the future where robots serve humanity. When a detective investigates a murder that appears to involve a robot, he uncovers a conspiracy that challenges the boundaries between humans and machines.

District 9

District 9
District 9
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 31 wins & 117 nominations total
Writer: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Actors: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope
Language: English, Nyanja, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho
Country: South Africa, United States, New Zealand, Canada
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District 9 is a science fiction film set in a dystopian future where extraterrestrial refugees are confined to a slum-like district in Johannesburg, South Africa. It follows a government agent who becomes infected with an alien substance and must work with the aliens to find a way to reverse the effects before he is captured and exploited.

The Lobster

The Lobster
The Lobster
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 33 wins & 82 nominations total
Writer: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Actors: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden
Language: English, French, Greek
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, United States
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“The Lobster” is a dystopian black comedy film that follows a man who must find a romantic partner within 45 days or be turned into an animal of his choice. It explores themes of societal pressure, conformity, and the nature of love and relationships.

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