20 Movies Like Life 1999

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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 about a man named Truman Burbank who unknowingly lives his entire life inside a massive television set, with his every action and emotion broadcasted to the world. As he begins to question his reality, Truman embarks on a journey to uncover the truth and escape his artificial existence.”

American Beauty

American Beauty
American Beauty
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 112 wins & 102 nominations total
Writer: Alan Ball
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch
Language: English
Country: United States
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“American Beauty” is a darkly comedic drama that explores the disillusionment and hidden desires of suburban life through the perspective of Lester Burnham, a middle-aged man who becomes infatuated with his daughter’s best friend, leading him to reevaluate his life and pursue true happiness. The film delves into themes of beauty, identity, and the pursuit of the American Dream, ultimately questioning the authenticity of societal norms and the meaning of true happiness.

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 dark and satirical film that follows an insomniac office worker who forms an underground fight club as a means of rebellion against consumerism and societal norms, ultimately leading to a destructive and surreal exploration of identity and masculinity.

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 created by intelligent machines. A group of rebels, led by a computer hacker named Neo, fight to free humanity from their virtual imprisonment and awaken them to the truth of their existence.

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 psychological thriller about a troubled teenager who becomes entangled in a complex web of time travel and existentialism after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident involving a mysterious giant rabbit named Frank. As he navigates through a dangerous and surreal journey, Donnie must unravel the secrets of his own existence and confront the blurred boundaries between reality and delusion.

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 that follows a man named Joel who undergoes a procedure to erase memories of his failed relationship with Clementine. As the memories are being erased, Joel realizes he doesn’t want to forget and tries to preserve his memories of Clementine within his mind.

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 playboy who becomes disoriented and delusional after a car accident, leading him to question his own reality. As he tries to unravel the truth, he finds himself caught in a complex web of love, jealousy, and identity.

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 can travel back in time and alter his past, leading to unforeseen and disastrous consequences in the present. As he tries to fix the mistakes, he realizes that even the smallest change can have a profound impact on his life and those around him.

Pleasantville

Pleasantville
Pleasantville
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 18 wins & 45 nominations total
Writer: Gary Ross
Actors: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Pleasantville” is a 1998 film that follows the story of two modern-day teenagers who are transported into a black-and-white 1950s sitcom. As they introduce change and color to the town, the residents experience a transformation, challenging their perfect and idyllic existence.

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 that follows a man who discovers a secret organization that controls and manipulates the fate of individuals. As he falls in love with a woman, he must defy the Bureau and fight for their right to be together, challenging the forces that govern destiny.”

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 future where a virtual reality simulation of 1930s Los Angeles exists. A murder mystery unfolds as a man discovers that his own consciousness is trapped within the simulation, leading to an exploration of the nature of reality and identity.

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 mysterious city where memories are altered every night by a group of powerful beings known as the Strangers. The story follows a man named John Murdoch who wakes up with no memory and becomes embroiled in a battle against the Strangers to uncover the truth about himself and the city.

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 film about a wealthy investment banker who becomes embroiled in a mysterious and elaborate game that starts to blur the lines between reality and illusion, pushing him to the brink of his sanity.

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 choosing. It satirically explores themes of societal pressure, conformity, and the nature of relationships.

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 thought-provoking science fiction drama that explores the concept of parallel universes and the choices we make in life. The film follows the life of Nemo Nobody, the last mortal on Earth in the year 2092, as he reflects on his multiple possible lives and the impact of decisions on his existence.

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 intertwines three stories, exploring themes of identity, reality, and the nature of existence. The film follows a troubled actor, a video game designer, and a reality TV show contestant, all played by Ryan Reynolds, as they navigate mysterious and increasingly surreal experiences that blur the lines between fiction and reality.

The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep
The Science of Sleep
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Michel Gondry
Actors: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou
Language: French, English, Spanish
Country: France, Italy
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“The Science of Sleep” is a whimsical film that follows the imaginative and dream-filled life of a shy and eccentric young man named Stéphane. Blurring the line between reality and dreams, the movie explores Stéphane’s struggles with love, creativity, and the challenges of navigating his own fantastical inner world.

Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York
Synecdoche, New York
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 8 wins & 29 nominations
Writer: Charlie Kaufman
Actors: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Synecdoche, New York” is a surrealistic drama that follows a theater director, Caden Cotard, as he creates a massive, ever-expanding replica of New York City in a warehouse, blurring the lines between reality and fiction as he explores themes of love, mortality, and the human condition.”

Waking Life

Waking Life
Waking Life
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 5 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: Richard Linklater
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Waking Life” is an animated film that explores philosophical and existential ideas through a series of conversations and encounters with various characters. The film follows a young man as he navigates through a dream-like reality, questioning the nature of existence and the meaning of life.

Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich
Being John Malkovich
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 48 wins & 79 nominations total
Writer: Charlie Kaufman
Actors: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Being John Malkovich” is a surreal comedy film about a puppeteer who discovers a portal that allows people to enter the mind of actor John Malkovich for fifteen minutes, leading to a series of bizarre and existential experiences.

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