20 Movies Like Metropolis

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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 genetically engineered beings known as replicants are hunted down by special police officers known as blade runners. The story follows a blade runner named Deckard as he is tasked with hunting down and retiring a group of rogue replicants, leading him to question his own humanity.”

Brazil

Brazil
Brazil
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 8 wins & 6 nominations total
Writer: Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown
Actors: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The Brazil movie is a dystopian science fiction film set in a totalitarian society, following a low-level bureaucrat who becomes entangled in a series of surreal and absurd events while trying to correct an administrative error. It satirizes bureaucracy, authoritarianism, and the loss of individuality in a darkly humorous and visually stunning way.

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 that follows a man who wakes up with amnesia and discovers he is being manipulated by a group of mysterious beings known as the Strangers, who control the city and alter people’s memories and identities. As he unravels the truth, he becomes the key to stopping them and reclaiming his own identity.

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 humans are 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 this virtual world and discover their true existence.

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: Adventure, 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 robots with advanced artificial intelligence exist. The movie follows the journey of a highly advanced robot child named David, who seeks to become a real boy and find love and acceptance in a world that fears and rejects him.

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell
Ghost in the Shell
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 42%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Shirow Masamune, Jamie Moss, William Wheeler
Actors: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States, India, Hong Kong, China, Canada
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The Ghost in the Shell movie is about a cyborg policewoman who must track down a notorious hacker, while uncovering a conspiracy that blurs the line between human and machine.

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 can predict crimes before they occur, leading to the arrest of individuals before they commit the acts. The story follows one officer who becomes a fugitive after being accused of a future murder and seeks to prove his innocence while uncovering a wider conspiracy.

The City of Lost Children

The City of Lost Children
The City of Lost Children
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 5 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Gilles Adrien, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro
Actors: Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork, Judith Vittet
Language: French, Cantonese
Country: France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, United States
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“The City of Lost Children” is a dark fantasy film set in a dystopian city where an evil scientist kidnaps children to steal their dreams. A circus strongman teams up with a young orphan to rescue his little brother and put an end to the scientist’s nefarious plans.

Alphaville

Alphaville
Alphaville
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Jean-Luc Godard, Paul Éluard
Actors: Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff
Language: French, English, Spanish
Country: France, Italy
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“Alphaville” is a dystopian science fiction film set in a futuristic city controlled by a supercomputer named Alpha 60. A detective is sent to the city to find and eliminate a rebel scientist, but he falls in love with the scientist’s daughter and begins to question the oppressive nature of the society.

Gattaca

Gattaca
Gattaca
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 6 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law
Language: English, Esperanto
Country: United States
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Gattaca is a science fiction film set in a future society where genetic engineering is the norm. The story follows a genetically inferior man who assumes the identity of a genetically superior person in order to pursue his dream of traveling to space.

The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 39 nominations total
Writer: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Actors: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman
Language: Arabic, Egyptian (Ancient), English, Swedish, German
Country: France, United Kingdom, United States
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“The Fifth Element is a science fiction film set in a futuristic world where a cab driver becomes the unlikely hero tasked with saving humanity from an ancient evil force with the help of a mysterious woman who holds the key to their survival.”

1984

1984
1984
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award6 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: Michael Radford, George Orwell
Actors: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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The 1984 movie is a dystopian science fiction film based on George Orwell’s novel. It follows a man named Winston Smith who rebels against a totalitarian regime that controls every aspect of citizens’ lives, leading to a brutal and oppressive society.

Children of Men

Children of Men
Children of Men
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 49 wins & 89 nominations total
Writer: Alfonso Cuarón, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata
Actors: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Language: English, German, Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Arabic, Georgian, Russian, Serbian
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Japan
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“Children of Men” is a dystopian science fiction film set in a near-future world where humanity faces infertility, and a man is tasked with protecting the only known pregnant woman in order to save the future of mankind.”

Elysium

Elysium
Elysium
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 10 nominations
Writer: Neill Blomkamp
Actors: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley
Language: English, Spanish, French, Afrikaans
Country: United States, Canada
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The movie Elysium is set in a dystopian future where the wealthy live on a luxurious space station called Elysium, while the rest of humanity struggles to survive on an overpopulated and polluted Earth. A man named Max dares to challenge the system and embark on a dangerous mission that could bring equality and hope to the oppressed.

Equilibrium

Equilibrium
Equilibrium
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 33/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Kurt Wimmer
Actors: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Equilibrium” is a dystopian science fiction film set in a future society where emotions are suppressed through the use of a drug. The story follows a government agent who begins to question the system and rebels against it, leading to a thrilling battle for freedom and individuality.

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 142 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award34 wins & 49 nominations total
Writer: Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins, Billy Ray
Actors: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Hunger Games movie is set in a dystopian future where children from twelve districts are forced to compete in a televised fight to the death, as a reminder of the Capitol’s control over the districts and to entertain the wealthy citizens. The story follows Katniss Everdeen, a young girl who volunteers to take her sister’s place in the games, as she navigates the brutal arena and becomes a symbol of rebellion against the oppressive regime.

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer
Snowpiercer
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 35 wins & 108 nominations
Writer: Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette
Actors: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton
Language: English, Korean, French, Japanese, Czech, German
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
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“Snowpiercer” is a dystopian sci-fi film set in a future where the remnants of humanity survive on a perpetually moving train. The story follows a group of lower-class passengers as they revolt against the oppressive social hierarchy on board, striving for equality and freedom.

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 & 84 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, Belgium
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“The Lobster” is a dystopian black comedy film set in a world where single people are given 45 days to find a romantic partner or be transformed into an animal of their choice. The film follows one man’s journey as he navigates the absurdities and pressures of this society while questioning the nature of love and human connection.

Ex Machina

Ex Machina
Ex Machina
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 74 wins & 161 nominations total
Writer: Alex Garland
Actors: Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Ex Machina” is a science fiction thriller about a young programmer who is invited to administer the Turing test to an intelligent humanoid robot, leading to a complex and dangerous exploration of artificial intelligence and human nature.

Her

Her
Her
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 83 wins & 186 nominations total
Writer: Spike Jonze
Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Her” is a science fiction romantic drama film about a lonely writer who develops an emotional relationship with an advanced operating system, exploring themes of love, connection, and the nature of human relationships in a technologically advanced society.

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