20 Movies Like Existenz

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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 that explores a dystopian future where humanity is unknowingly trapped in a simulated reality called the Matrix. A group of rebels, led by a computer hacker named Neo, fight against the machines that control them and seek to awaken others to the truth of their existence.

eXistenZ

eXistenZ
eXistenZ
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
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 thriller set in a near future where a virtual reality game called eXistenZ becomes a dangerous and immersive experience, blurring the lines between reality and fantasy. The film follows a game designer and a security guard as they navigate a treacherous world of intrigue, deception, and existential questioning.

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 the task of planting an idea in someone’s mind instead, leading to a complex and dangerous journey through multiple layers of dreams.”

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 sci-fi film set in a dystopian city where a man wakes up with no memories and becomes entangled in a mysterious plot orchestrated by a group of powerful beings who manipulate reality and control the minds of its inhabitants.”

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 film set in a virtual reality world, where a man discovers that his entire existence may be a simulation within a simulation. As he delves deeper into the mystery, he uncovers a complex conspiracy that blurs the lines between reality and illusion.

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 discovers that his entire life is actually a televised reality show, with his every move being watched by millions of viewers. As Truman starts to question his reality and attempts to escape his controlled environment, the movie explores themes of identity, freedom, and the power of media.”

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 becomes disoriented and confused after a car accident, leading him to question his own reality. As he tries to unravel the truth, he becomes trapped in a web of dreams and memories that blur the line between fantasy and reality.

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 action film where a man named Douglas Quaid, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, undergoes a memory implant procedure that goes wrong, leading him to question his identity and embark on a thrilling journey to uncover the truth about his past and his true self. As he navigates through a dystopian future, Quaid must fight against powerful forces and determine what is real and what is a fabrication of his own mind.

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 science fiction film set in a dystopian future where a retired police officer, known as a Blade Runner, is tasked with hunting down and eliminating rogue synthetic beings known as replicants. As he delves deeper into his mission, he questions the nature of humanity and the ethics of his own actions.”

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 the near future where a former cop turned street hustler uncovers a conspiracy involving virtual reality technology that allows users to experience other people’s memories and emotions. As he delves deeper, he becomes entangled in a dangerous web of murder and corruption.

The Cell

The Cell
The Cell
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 40/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 29 nominations total
Writer: Mark Protosevich
Actors: Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“The Cell” is a psychological thriller film about a psychologist who enters the mind of a comatose serial killer to uncover the location of his latest victim, navigating a nightmarish and surreal world within his subconscious. As she delves deeper into his twisted psyche, she must race against time to save the young woman before it’s too late.

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

A.I. Artificial Intelligence
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 146 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 17 wins & 71 nominations total
Writer: Brian Aldiss, Ian Watson, Steven Spielberg
Actors: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“A.I. Artificial Intelligence” is a science fiction film set in a future where humanoid robots called “mechas” are created to serve humans. The story follows a highly advanced mecha boy named David, who embarks on a journey to become a real human in order to gain the love and acceptance of his adoptive mother.

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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“Minority Report” is a sci-fi thriller set in a future where a specialized police department uses precrime technology to arrest individuals before they commit crimes. The story follows an officer who becomes a fugitive after being accused of a future murder and seeks to prove his innocence while unraveling a conspiracy behind the system.

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 military pilot who is sent back in time repeatedly to relive the last eight minutes of a train bombing in order to identify the perpetrator and prevent a future terrorist attack. As he navigates through different realities, he must race against time to unravel the truth and save lives.

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 a man who discovers the existence of a secret organization that controls human destiny. As he tries to defy their plans and pursue a romantic relationship, he must navigate a complex web of fate and free will.

The Game

The Game
The Game
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John Brancato, Michael Ferris
Actors: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn
Language: English, Cantonese, German, Spanish, Thai
Country: United States
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“The Game” is a psychological thriller about a wealthy investment banker who becomes entangled in a mysterious and dangerous game that blurs the lines between reality and illusion, forcing him to question his sanity and confront his deepest fears.

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 romance film about a couple who undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories after a painful breakup, only to find themselves drawn back together. It explores the complexities of love, memory, and the consequences of trying to forget.

Primer

Primer
Primer
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 77 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 4 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Shane Carruth
Actors: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“Primer” is a mind-bending science fiction film about two engineers who accidentally invent a time machine and become entangled in a complex web of time travel, leading to moral dilemmas and the unraveling of their own reality. As they attempt to manipulate time for personal gain, they discover the consequences of their actions and the mind-boggling complexities of time travel.

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 that follows a man who discovers he can travel back in time and change events from his past. However, each alteration has unforeseen and catastrophic consequences in his present life.

The Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Reloaded
The Matrix Reloaded
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: 8 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Matrix Reloaded” is a science fiction film that follows Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus as they continue their fight against the machines enslaving humanity in a simulated reality called the Matrix. As they delve deeper into the truth, they uncover a prophecy that could change the fate of both humans and machines.

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