20 Movies Like Pixels

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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 sci-fi film set in a dystopian future where humanity is unknowingly trapped in a simulated reality called the Matrix, while a group of rebels fights to free them and expose the truth.

Tron

Tron
Tron
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 2 wins & 8 nominations total
Writer: Steven Lisberger, Bonnie MacBird, Charles S. Haas
Actors: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner
Language: English
Country: United States
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Tron is a science fiction film that follows a computer programmer who gets transported into a virtual world and must fight against an oppressive computer program in order to escape back to the real world.

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 is tasked with hunting down and eliminating genetically engineered beings known as replicants. As he delves deeper into his mission, he questions the nature of humanity and his own existence.

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 hired to plant an idea instead. As he navigates through multiple layers of dreams, he faces unexpected challenges and questions the reality of his own existence.

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 can predict and prevent crimes before they happen. However, when the system predicts that one of its own officers will commit a murder, he becomes the target and must prove his innocence while uncovering a larger conspiracy.

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 the 23rd century, where a taxi driver and a mysterious woman must work together to save the world from an ancient evil force that threatens to destroy humanity.

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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Ghost in the Shell is a science fiction film set in a future where humans can enhance their bodies with cybernetic technology. The story follows a cyborg policewoman who investigates a hacker known as the Puppet Master, leading her to question her own identity and the nature of consciousness.

Ready Player One

Ready Player One
Ready Player One
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: Zak Penn, Ernest Cline
Actors: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn
Language: English
Country: United States, India, Singapore, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Australia
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“Ready Player One” is a science fiction adventure film set in a dystopian future where people escape their harsh reality by immersing themselves in a virtual reality world called the OASIS. The story follows a young protagonist as he embarks on a high-stakes treasure hunt within the OASIS, battling against corporate interests and discovering the importance of friendship and self-discovery along the way.

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 psychological thriller about a young programmer who is invited to administer a Turing test to an intelligent humanoid robot, only to discover the true intentions of the test and the complex nature of artificial intelligence.

The Terminator

The Terminator
The Terminator
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: 8 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd, William Wisher
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The Terminator is a science fiction action film about a cyborg assassin sent back in time to kill a woman whose unborn son will lead a rebellion against machines in the future. A soldier from the future is also sent back to protect her and ensure the survival of humanity.

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 sci-fi action film about a man who undergoes a memory implant procedure that goes wrong, leading him to question his own identity and get caught up in a conspiracy to overthrow a corrupt government on Mars.

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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“Elysium” is a science fiction film set in a dystopian future where the wealthy live on a luxurious space station while the rest of humanity struggles to survive on an overpopulated and polluted Earth. A man named Max, played by Matt Damon, takes on a dangerous mission to infiltrate Elysium and bring equality to the two worlds.

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 advanced robots, known as mechas, are integrated into society. The movie follows the story of a highly advanced mecha child who embarks on a journey to become a real boy, exploring themes of love, identity, and the nature of humanity.

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 a hidden layer of reality within the simulation, leading to a mind-bending exploration of identity, consciousness, and the nature of existence. As he delves deeper, he becomes entangled in a complex web of secrets and must unravel the truth before it’s too late.

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 science fiction film about a man who wakes up with no memory and discovers he is being manipulated by a group of mysterious beings who control the city and its inhabitants’ memories. As he unravels the truth, he must fight to regain his identity and save humanity from their control.

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 soldier who is repeatedly sent back in time to relive the last eight minutes of a train bombing in order to identify the bomber and prevent a future attack. As he navigates through different timelines, he unravels a larger conspiracy while questioning the nature of reality and his own existence.

Surrogates

Surrogates
Surrogates
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 37%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Michael Ferris, John Brancato, Robert Venditti
Actors: Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Ving Rhames
Language: English
Country: United States
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Surrogates is a science fiction film set in a future where humans live their lives through robotic avatars, but when a series of murders occur, an FBI agent must venture into the real world to investigate and uncover a conspiracy that threatens the very fabric of society.

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 into the mystery, he becomes entangled in a dangerous web of corruption and violence.

Johnny Mnemonic

Johnny Mnemonic
Johnny Mnemonic
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 18%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: William Gibson
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Dolph Lundgren, Dina Meyer
Language: English, Japanese
Country: Canada, United States
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“Johnny Mnemonic” is a cyberpunk sci-fi film set in a dystopian future, where a courier named Johnny has a digital storage device implanted in his brain and becomes a target for various factions who want to access the valuable data stored within. As he races against time, Johnny must navigate through a dangerous world to deliver the information and save his own life.

Virtuosity

Virtuosity
Virtuosity
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 32%
Metacritic: 39/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Eric Bernt
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Kelly Lynch
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Virtuosity” is a 1995 science fiction action film about a virtual reality serial killer named SID 6.7 who escapes into the real world, forcing a former cop to team up with a virtual reality expert to stop him before he causes further havoc.

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