20 Movies Like Daylight

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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 a satirical drama about Truman Burbank, a man who unknowingly lives his entire life on a reality television show. As he starts to question the authenticity of his world, Truman embarks on a journey to discover the truth and escape the confines of his controlled existence.”

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 drama film that follows a couple who undergo a procedure to erase their memories of each other after a painful breakup. As they navigate the process, they rediscover their love and the importance of the memories they shared.

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. However, he is tasked with a challenging mission of planting an idea in someone’s mind instead of stealing, 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 machines have enslaved humanity and created a simulated reality known as the Matrix. The story follows a group of rebels led by a hacker named Neo, who discovers the truth about the Matrix and joins the fight to free humanity from its control.

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 whose life takes a dark turn after a car accident leaves him disfigured and questioning his own reality. As he navigates a surreal world of dreams and memories, he must confront his past and unravel the truth behind his distorted perception of reality.

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 thriller that follows the story of a man who discovers a mysterious group of agents who control the fate and paths of individuals. As he falls in love with a woman, he must defy the Bureau’s plans and fight for their right to be together.

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 train bombing in order to find the bomber and prevent a larger catastrophe. As he investigates, he begins to question the nature of his reality and the ethics of altering the past.

The Thirteenth Floor

The Thirteenth Floor
The Thirteenth Floor
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 28%
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 thriller film about a man who discovers a virtual reality simulation of 1930s Los Angeles, only to realize that he himself is a simulated character within the simulation. As he unravels the mystery, he becomes trapped in a complex web of deception and must uncover the truth about his existence.

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 no memory and discovers he is being manipulated by a group of mysterious beings who alter reality every night while he tries to uncover the truth about his identity. As he delves deeper into the city’s secrets, he becomes entangled in a battle for control between these beings and a group of rebels fighting to regain their memories and free themselves from the city’s control.

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 set in a society where single people must find a romantic partner within 45 days or be transformed into animals of their choosing. The movie explores themes of love, conformity, and the pressures of societal norms.

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” movie is about a dystopian society where emotions and memories are suppressed, and a young boy named Jonas is chosen to be the Receiver of Memory, uncovering the truth about their controlled world and challenging the status quo. As he learns about the past, Jonas becomes determined to bring change and restore humanity’s ability to feel.

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 who find themselves trapped in a mysterious maze with no memory of their past. As they try to escape, they uncover dark secrets about their purpose and the world they inhabit.”

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 for organ harvesting. Two clones, Lincoln and Jordan, escape the facility and embark on a thrilling journey to uncover the truth behind their existence and fight for their freedom.

The Signal

The Signal
The Signal
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Carlyle Eubank, William Eubank, David Frigerio
Actors: Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke, Beau Knapp
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Signal” is a science fiction thriller about a group of college students who are lured into a remote location by a mysterious hacker and find themselves trapped in a high-tech facility, where they must uncover the truth behind their captors’ intentions and escape. As they navigate through a series of mind-bending puzzles and encounters with a powerful entity, they unravel a shocking revelation about the nature of reality.

The One I Love

The One I Love
The One I Love
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Justin Lader
Actors: Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss, Ted Danson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The One I Love” is a science fiction romantic comedy that follows a couple on the brink of separation who embark on a weekend retreat, only to encounter unexpected and mind-bending experiences that challenge their perception of reality and their relationship. As they navigate through a series of surreal events, they must confront their own flaws and desires to rediscover the love they once had.

Coherence

Coherence
Coherence
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 6 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: James Ward Byrkit, Alex Manugian
Actors: Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Coherence” is a mind-bending science fiction thriller where a group of friends attending a dinner party experience strange and inexplicable phenomena as a comet passes by, leading them to question their reality and confront their deepest fears.”

The Forgotten

The Forgotten
The Forgotten
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 31%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 7 nominations
Writer: Gerald Di Pego
Actors: Julianne Moore, Dominic West, Christopher Kovaleski
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Forgotten” is a psychological thriller film about a grieving mother who is convinced that her son never existed, leading her to uncover a conspiracy that erases memories of loved ones from everyone’s minds. As she fights to reclaim her reality, she becomes a target of those who want to keep the truth hidden.

The Nines

The Nines
The Nines
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: John August
Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Hope Davis, Melissa McCarthy
Language: English, American Sign , Spanish, Latin
Country: United States
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“The Nines” is a psychological thriller that follows three interconnected stories, exploring themes of identity, reality, and the nature of existence. The film delves into the lives of troubled actor Gary, reality television show creator Gavin, and video game designer Gabriel, blurring the lines between fiction and reality.

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 film about a man who discovers he has the ability to travel back in time and change past events, but each alteration has unforeseen and devastating consequences on his present life. As he tries to fix the mistakes of his past, he becomes trapped in a dangerous and chaotic cycle of cause and effect.

The Jacket

The Jacket
The Jacket
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Tom Bleecker, Marc Rocco, Massy Tadjedin
Actors: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“The Jacket” is a psychological thriller about a Gulf War veteran who is wrongly accused of a murder and is sent to a mental institution, where he is subjected to an experimental treatment involving a straight jacket-like device that transports him into the future.”

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