20 Movies Like Limitless

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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 follows the story of a computer programmer who discovers that the world he lives in is a simulated reality controlled by machines. He joins a group of rebels to fight against the machines and free humanity from their control.

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 about a skilled thief who enters people’s dreams to steal information, but is tasked with the challenge of planting an idea in someone’s mind instead. As he delves deeper into the subconscious, he faces unexpected challenges and questions the nature of reality.

Lucy

Lucy
Lucy
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 12 nominations
Writer: Luc Besson
Actors: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Choi Min-sik
Language: English, Mandarin, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean
Country: France, Germany, Taiwan, Canada, United States, United Kingdom
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The Lucy movie is about a woman who gains superhuman abilities after a drug is implanted into her body, allowing her to access 100% of her brain’s capacity. As she unlocks her full potential, she seeks revenge on those who harmed her and searches for a way to share her knowledge with the world before her powers consume her.

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 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 larger catastrophe. As he tries to uncover the truth, he becomes entangled in a complex web of time travel and alternate realities.

Transcendence

Transcendence
Transcendence
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 19%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Jack Paglen
Actors: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, China, United States
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“Transcendence” is a science fiction film about a terminally ill scientist who uploads his consciousness into a supercomputer, gaining immense power and knowledge. As he becomes increasingly powerful, he poses a threat to humanity and a group of scientists must stop him before it’s too late.

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 that follows Joel Barish as he undergoes a medical procedure to erase memories of his failed relationship with Clementine Kruczynski. However, as the memories are being erased, Joel realizes he wants to hold onto them, leading to a poignant exploration of love, loss, and the complexities of human connection.

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 about a man who discovers the existence of a secret organization that controls and manipulates the events and paths of individuals to ensure they follow a predetermined plan. As he falls in love with a woman who was not part of his intended path, he must fight against the Bureau’s interference to be with her.

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 sci-fi thriller film about a man who discovers he can travel back in time and change events from his past, but each alteration has unforeseen and disastrous consequences for his present and future. As he tries to fix the mistakes, he realizes the delicate balance of cause and effect, ultimately leading to a haunting revelation about the power of his actions.

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 sci-fi thriller about a man who discovers that his reality is actually a simulation within a computer program. As he delves deeper into the virtual world, he uncovers a dark conspiracy that blurs the lines between the real world and the digital realm.

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 that follows a wealthy magazine publisher, whose life takes a dark turn after a car accident leaves him disfigured and haunted by a series of surreal experiences, blurring the line between reality and dreams.”

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 named Leonard Shelby who suffers from anterograde amnesia, unable to form new memories. Determined to find his wife’s killer, he relies on polaroid pictures, tattoos, and written notes to piece together clues, leading him on a dark and twisted journey of revenge and self-discovery.

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 about two rival magicians in Victorian-era London who engage in a bitter and dangerous competition to create the ultimate illusion, leading them down a dark path of obsession, deception, and sacrifice. The movie explores themes of rivalry, identity, and the lengths people will go to achieve greatness.

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 film about two U.S. Marshals investigating the disappearance of a patient from a mental asylum on an isolated island, only to uncover a web of secrets and conspiracy that challenges their perceptions of reality.

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 embroiled in a mysterious and dangerous game that blurs the line between reality and illusion, forcing him to question his sanity and everything he thought he knew.”

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 in a mysterious city with no memory of his past, only to discover that the city is controlled by a group of beings who manipulate reality and memories to maintain their power.”

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 discovers that his memories have been altered and embarks on a dangerous journey to uncover his true identity. As he delves deeper into his past, he becomes entangled in a high-stakes conspiracy that could alter the fate of the entire planet.

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 science fiction film set in a future where a specialized police department uses precognitive technology to arrest individuals for crimes they have not yet committed. When the system predicts that the chief of the department will commit a murder, he becomes a fugitive and seeks to prove his innocence while unraveling a larger conspiracy.

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 ‘retiring’ rogue artificial humans called replicants. As he delves deeper into his mission, he begins to question the nature of humanity and his own identity.”

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 studio, with his every move being broadcasted to the world. As Truman begins to question his reality, he embarks on a journey to uncover the truth and escape from his artificial existence.”

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly
A Scanner Darkly
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 4 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: Philip K. Dick, Richard Linklater
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr.
Language: English
Country: United States
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“A Scanner Darkly” is a dystopian science fiction film that follows an undercover cop who becomes addicted to a dangerous drug while investigating a drug ring. As his identity becomes blurred, he struggles to maintain his sanity and uncover the truth.

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