20 Movies Like Paycheck

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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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The Minority Report movie is a futuristic thriller where a specialized police unit uses precognitive technology to arrest individuals for crimes they have not yet committed. When the system predicts that the head of the unit will commit a murder, he becomes a fugitive and must prove his innocence while uncovering a conspiracy.

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, but is given a new mission to plant an idea instead. As he delves deeper into the dream world, he faces unexpected challenges and questions the nature of reality.

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 soldier who must repeatedly relive the last eight minutes of a train bombing in order to identify the culprit and prevent a future attack. As he delves deeper into the mission, he starts questioning the nature of his reality and the true purpose of the Source Code technology.

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 hacker named Neo, fight to free humanity from this virtual prison and awaken them to the truth.

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, goes on a virtual vacation to Mars but discovers that his memories have been altered and he is actually a secret agent involved in a larger conspiracy. As he unravels the truth, he must fight for his life and the fate of the planet.

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 film about a man who discovers the existence of a secret organization that controls and manipulates the destinies of individuals. As he defies their plans and falls in love with a woman, he must fight against the Bureau to protect their free will and be with her.

Deja Vu

Deja Vu
Deja Vu
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Bill Marsilii, Terry Rossio
Actors: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Deja Vu movie follows an ATF agent who uses a top-secret government technology to travel back in time and prevent a terrorist attack. As he delves deeper into the investigation, he becomes entangled in a complex web of conspiracy and personal connections.

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 science fiction thriller film that explores the concept of time travel and the repercussions of altering past events. The protagonist discovers that changing even the smallest detail in the past can have significant and unforeseen consequences in the present.

Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow
Edge of Tomorrow
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: 11 wins & 38 nominations
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie, Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth
Actors: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“Edge of Tomorrow” is a science fiction film about a soldier who, after being killed in battle, finds himself caught in a time loop, reliving the same day over and over again. With the help of a skilled warrior, he uses his newfound ability to become a better soldier and ultimately defeat an alien invasion.

Looper

Looper
Looper
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 18 wins & 47 nominations
Writer: Rian Johnson
Actors: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt
Language: English, French
Country: United States, China
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“Looper” is a science fiction film about a hitman, or “looper,” who kills targets sent back in time from the future. When he discovers his next target is his future self, he must decide whether to fulfill his assignment or change the course of his own 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 that explores the concept of virtual reality and multiple layers of existence. It follows a man who discovers a simulated world within a computer program, leading to a mind-bending journey to uncover the truth about his own reality.

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 set in a mysterious city where its inhabitants have no memory of their past and are manipulated by a group of extraterrestrial beings called the Strangers. A man named John Murdoch, who wakes up with amnesia and is accused of murder, embarks on a quest to uncover the truth about his identity and the sinister forces controlling the city.

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 sci-fi romantic drama about a couple, Joel and Clementine, who undergo a procedure to erase their memories of each other after a painful breakup. As the memories are being erased, Joel realizes he doesn’t want to forget and desperately tries to hold onto their relationship.

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 19th century London who engage in a bitter competition to create the greatest illusion, leading to a series of mind-bending twists and turns that blur the line between reality and illusion.”

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 entangled in a complex web of love, identity, and perception.

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 future where clones are created to serve as organ donors for their original counterparts. Two clones, Lincoln Six Echo and Jordan Two Delta, discover the truth about their existence and escape their controlled facility in a quest for freedom and survival.

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 as the star of a reality television show, with his every move being broadcasted to the world. As he starts to question the reality of his existence, Truman embarks on a journey to uncover the truth and escape from the artificial world that has been created around him.”

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 States, United Kingdom
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“The Maze Runner movie is about a group of teenagers who are trapped in a mysterious maze and must find a way to escape while uncovering the secrets of their existence. As they navigate the deadly labyrinth, they discover the shocking truth about their purpose and the world they live in.”

Limitless

Limitless
Limitless
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Leslie Dixon, Alan Glynn
Actors: Bradley Cooper, Anna Friel, Abbie Cornish
Language: English, Russian, Italian, Mandarin, French
Country: United States
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The movie “Limitless” follows the story of a struggling writer who discovers a powerful pill that unlocks his full potential, enabling him to access 100% of his brain’s capabilities. As he becomes immensely successful, he also attracts dangerous attention from those who want to possess the drug’s abilities for themselves.

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 about a grieving mother named Telly who becomes convinced that her son, who died in a plane crash, never actually existed, and she sets out to uncover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of all evidence of his existence.”

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