20 Movies Like Dave

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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award7 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Danny Rubin, Harold Ramis
Actors: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott
Language: English, French, Italian
Country: United States
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“Groundhog Day” is a comedy film about a weatherman who finds himself trapped in a time loop, reliving the same day over and over again. Through this repetitive experience, he learns to change his outlook on life and find true happiness.

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 massive television set, with his every move being broadcast to the world. As Truman begins to question his reality, he embarks on a journey to uncover the truth and escape from the artificial world that has been created around him.”

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 sci-fi romantic drama about a couple, Joel and Clementine, who undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories. As their memories are erased, they rediscover their love for each other and question the consequences of erasing their past.

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 follows a skilled thief who enters people’s dreams to steal information. He is given a new mission to plant an idea in someone’s mind, leading to a complex and mind-bending journey through multiple layers of dreams.”

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 their virtual prison and awaken them to the truth.

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 science fiction thriller film about a soldier who is sent into a computer program that allows him to relive the last 8 minutes of a man’s life in order to prevent a terrorist attack. As he continues to repeat the simulation, he uncovers hidden truths and faces moral dilemmas that challenge his mission.

Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow
Edge of Tomorrow
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: 11 wins & 38 nominations
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie, Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth
Actors: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“Edge of Tomorrow” is a sci-fi action film where a soldier, stuck in a time loop, relives the same brutal battle against alien invaders, gaining new skills with each iteration, as he teams up with a skilled warrior to find a way to defeat the enemy and break the cycle.

Predestination

Predestination
Predestination
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 20 nominations
Writer: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig, Robert A. Heinlein
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor
Language: English
Country: Australia, United States
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“Predestination” is a science fiction thriller film about a time-traveling agent who embarks on a complex mission to prevent a devastating crime, while facing personal and identity challenges along the way. The movie explores themes of fate, free will, and the intricate nature of time travel.

Interstellar

Interstellar
Interstellar
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 169 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 44 wins & 148 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Canada
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“Interstellar” is a science fiction film that follows a team of astronauts who travel through a wormhole in search of a habitable planet to ensure the survival of humanity. As they embark on this interstellar journey, they encounter various challenges and explore the concepts of time dilation and the power of love.

Arrival

Arrival
Arrival
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 69 wins & 268 nominations total
Writer: Eric Heisserer, Ted Chiang
Actors: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker
Language: Russian, Mandarin, English
Country: United States, Canada
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The Arrival movie follows a linguistics professor who is recruited by the military to decipher alien communication after twelve mysterious spacecrafts land on Earth. As she delves deeper into the language, she discovers a profound connection between the aliens and humanity that could change the course of history.

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 science fiction romantic thriller that follows the story of a man who discovers a secret organization that controls the events and paths of individuals’ lives. He fights against fate and the Bureau to be with the woman he loves, challenging the boundaries of free will and destiny.

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 and is used by criminal organizations to send targets back in time to be executed by specialized assassins called “loopers.” The story follows a looper named Joe, who finds himself faced with a moral dilemma when his future self is sent back for him to kill.

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Richard Kelly
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell
Language: English
Country: United States
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Donnie Darko is a mind-bending psychological thriller about a troubled teenager who is plagued by visions of a giant, demonic rabbit and becomes entangled in a mysterious time travel plot that ultimately challenges his perception of reality and fate. As he navigates through his twisted reality, Donnie explores themes of existentialism, destiny, and the blurred lines between madness and enlightenment.

Mr. Nobody

Mr. Nobody
Mr. Nobody
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 141 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: 12 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Jaco Van Dormael
Actors: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger
Language: English, Mohawk
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, United States
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“Mr. Nobody” is a sci-fi drama film that explores the concept of multiple possible lives and choices through the story of Nemo Nobody, the last mortal man on Earth in the year 2092, who recounts his different life paths and the consequences of each decision he could have made.”

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 34%
Metacritic: 30/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress
Actors: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Butterfly Effect” is a psychological thriller about a young man who discovers he has the ability to travel back in time and change events from his past. As he tries to fix the mistakes of his childhood, he realizes that altering the past has unforeseen and devastating consequences in the present.

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 man who becomes disoriented and embarks on a surreal journey after a car accident, questioning his own reality and the nature of his existence. As he navigates through a complex web of dreams and memories, he must confront his deepest fears and unravel the truth behind his distorted perception of the world.

Memento

Memento
Memento
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 57 wins & 59 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
Actors: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Memento” is a psychological thriller about a man with anterograde amnesia who is trying to track down his wife’s killer. The story is told in a non-linear narrative, with the protagonist relying on polaroid pictures and tattoos to piece together his fragmented memories.

The Prestige

The Prestige
The Prestige
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 44 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Priest
Actors: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Prestige” is a psychological thriller film about two rival stage magicians in Victorian London who engage in a deadly game of one-upmanship, with each trying to outwit and sabotage the other’s illusions. As their obsession escalates, the line between reality and deception becomes increasingly blurred, leading to shocking revelations and a dramatic climax.

Shutter Island

Shutter Island
Shutter Island
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 11 wins & 66 nominations
Writer: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Shutter Island is a psychological thriller about two U.S. Marshals investigating the disappearance of a patient at a remote mental institution, uncovering dark secrets and experiencing mind-bending twists as they delve deeper into the case.”

Fight Club

Fight Club
Fight Club
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 12 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Chuck Palahniuk, Jim Uhls
Actors: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“Fight Club” is a film about an insomniac office worker who forms an underground fight club as a form of rebellion against consumerism and societal norms, which eventually spirals into a dangerous and anarchic movement.

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