20 Movies Like Total Recall

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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 film that revolves around a skilled thief who is given the task of planting an idea into someone’s mind through a shared dream world, blurring the lines between reality and imagination.”

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 science fiction film set in a dystopian future where humanity is unknowingly trapped in a simulated reality controlled by intelligent machines. A group of rebels, led by a computer hacker named Neo, fight to free humanity from the Matrix and awaken them to the true reality.

Blade Runner

Blade Runner
Blade Runner
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 13 wins & 22 nominations total
Writer: Hampton Fancher, David Webb Peoples, Philip K. Dick
Actors: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young
Language: English, German, Cantonese, Japanese, Hungarian, Arabic, Korean
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Blade Runner is a sci-fi film set in a dystopian future where a retired police officer, known as a Blade Runner, is tasked with hunting down and terminating rogue androids known as replicants. As he delves deeper into his mission, he questions what it means to be human and confronts the moral complexities of his job.”

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 where a specialized police department utilizes precognitive technology to prevent crimes before they happen. However, when the system predicts that a respected officer will commit a murder, he becomes a fugitive and sets out to prove his innocence while unraveling a deeper conspiracy.

The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 39 nominations total
Writer: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Actors: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman
Language: Arabic, Egyptian (Ancient), English, Swedish, German
Country: France, United Kingdom, United States
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“The Fifth Element” is a science fiction film set in a futuristic world where a cab driver named Korben Dallas is chosen to protect a mysterious woman named Leeloo, who is believed to be the key to saving humanity from an impending evil force. Together, they embark on a thrilling adventure to retrieve four ancient stones that hold the power to stop the imminent destruction of Earth.

The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Identity
The Bourne Identity
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Tony Gilroy, William Blake Herron, Robert Ludlum
Actors: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper
Language: English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Yoruba
Country: United States, Germany, Czech Republic
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“The Bourne Identity” is a thriller film about a man who suffers from amnesia and discovers he is a highly skilled assassin. As he tries to uncover his true identity, he becomes a target for those who want him dead.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 73 wins & 111 nominations total
Writer: Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth
Actors: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is a science fiction romantic drama film about a couple who undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories after a painful breakup, only to rediscover their love for each other through the process. The film explores the complexities of love, memory, and the consequences of trying to forget.

Source Code

Source Code
Source Code
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Ben Ripley
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada, France, Germany
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“Source Code” is a sci-fi thriller about a soldier who is sent back in time repeatedly to relive the last eight minutes of a man’s life in order to find a bomber on a train and prevent a larger disaster. As he investigates, he begins to question the nature of his reality and the true purpose of the mission.

Looper

Looper
Looper
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 18 wins & 47 nominations
Writer: Rian Johnson
Actors: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt
Language: English, French
Country: United States, China
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“Looper” is a science fiction film set in a future where time travel exists. It follows a hitman, or “looper,” who kills targets sent back in time, until one day he must confront his future self sent back for assassination.

The Adjustment Bureau

The Adjustment Bureau
The Adjustment Bureau
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 9 nominations
Writer: George Nolfi, Philip K. Dick
Actors: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Lisa Thoreson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Adjustment Bureau is a sci-fi romantic thriller about a man who discovers a secret organization that controls people’s destinies and must fight against them to be with the woman he loves. It explores themes of free will, fate, and the power of love.”

Dark City

Dark City
Dark City
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 19 nominations
Writer: Alex Proyas, Lem Dobbs, David S. Goyer
Actors: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly
Language: English
Country: Australia, United States
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“Dark City” is a neo-noir science fiction film about a man who wakes up with amnesia and discovers he is being manipulated by a group of mysterious beings who control the city and its inhabitants’ memories. As he unravels the truth, he becomes the key to unraveling their control and saving humanity.

The Thirteenth Floor

The Thirteenth Floor
The Thirteenth Floor
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 29%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Daniel F. Galouye, Josef Rusnak, Ravel Centeno-Rodriguez
Actors: Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Thirteenth Floor” is a science fiction film set in the near future, where a man discovers a virtual reality simulation that is an exact replica of 1930s Los Angeles. As he delves deeper into the simulation, he uncovers a dark mystery that blurs the lines between reality and virtual reality.

Vanilla Sky

Vanilla Sky
Vanilla Sky
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 34 nominations total
Writer: Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil, Cameron Crowe
Actors: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States, Spain
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“Vanilla Sky” is a psychological thriller about a wealthy young man who, after a disfiguring accident, becomes trapped in a confusing and surreal world where he struggles to distinguish between dreams and reality. As he unravels the truth behind his circumstances, he must confront his own past and make choices that will determine his future.

Existenz

eXistenZ
eXistenZ
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: David Cronenberg
Actors: Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm
Language: English
Country: Canada, United Kingdom, France, United States
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“Existenz” is a science fiction film set in a dystopian future where a virtual reality game designer and a marketing trainee embark on a dangerous journey to protect a new immersive gaming experience from sabotage, blurring the lines between reality and fantasy.”

eXistenZ

eXistenZ
eXistenZ
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: David Cronenberg
Actors: Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm
Language: English
Country: Canada, United Kingdom, France, United States
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“eXistenZ” is a science fiction film set in a near-future where virtual reality gaming has become highly advanced. The story follows a game designer and a security guard as they enter a new virtual reality game called eXistenZ, blurring the lines between reality and the game world, leading to a series of mind-bending and suspenseful events.

Gattaca

Gattaca
Gattaca
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 6 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law
Language: English, Esperanto
Country: United States
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Gattaca is a science fiction film set in a future where genetic engineering is the norm, and follows a genetically inferior man who assumes the identity of a genetically superior individual to pursue his dream of traveling to space.

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 wealthy individuals. Two clones, Lincoln Six Echo and Jordan Two Delta, discover the truth about their existence and attempt to escape their controlled environment to seek freedom and a chance at a real life.

Surrogates

Surrogates
Surrogates
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 37%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Michael Ferris, John Brancato, Robert Venditti
Actors: Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Ving Rhames
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Surrogates is a science fiction film set in a future where humans live through robotic avatars, known as surrogates, while they remain safely at home. When a string of murders involving surrogates occurs, an FBI agent must venture into the real world to solve the case and uncover a conspiracy that threatens the entire surrogate system.

Strange Days

Strange Days
Strange Days
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 145 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: James Cameron, Jay Cocks
Actors: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Strange Days” is a science fiction thriller set in a dystopian future where a former cop turned street hustler uncovers a conspiracy involving virtual reality technology that allows people to experience other people’s memories and sensations. As he navigates the dangerous underworld of Los Angeles, he becomes entangled in a murder mystery that threatens to expose dark secrets and corruption.

Dreamscape

Dreamscape
Dreamscape
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: David Loughery, Chuck Russell, Joseph Ruben
Actors: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Dreamscape” is a 1984 science fiction thriller film about a young psychic who is recruited by the government to enter people’s dreams and help them overcome their nightmares. As he delves deeper into the dream world, he discovers a sinister plot that threatens to unleash chaos in both the dream and real world.

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