20 Movies Like Pleasantville

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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 in a constructed reality television show. As he begins to question his reality, he embarks on a journey to discover the truth and escape the artificial world.”

The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives
The Stepford Wives
Internet Movie Database: 5.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 26%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins
Writer: Ira Levin, Paul Rudnick
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Stepford Wives” is a science fiction thriller film about a woman who moves to a seemingly perfect suburban town, only to discover that the women in the community are being replaced by obedient and subservient robotic versions. She must uncover the dark secret behind this transformation before she becomes the next victim.

The Giver

The Giver
The Giver
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 35%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Michael Mitnick, Robert B. Weide, Lois Lowry
Actors: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep
Language: English
Country: United States, South Africa, Canada
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“The Giver” movie is about a dystopian society where all emotions and memories are suppressed, and a young boy named Jonas is chosen to receive the memories of the past from the only person who holds them, the Giver. As Jonas starts to experience these memories, he becomes aware of the dark secrets of his society and must make a choice that could change everything.

The Village

The Village
The Village
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 24 nominations total
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, Joaquin Phoenix
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Village” is a psychological thriller film set in a secluded 19th-century village where the residents live in fear of mysterious creatures that inhabit the surrounding woods. As the story unfolds, secrets about the village and its inhabitants are revealed, challenging their perceptions of reality and the true nature of the threats they face.

The Majestic

The Majestic
The Majestic
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 42%
Metacritic: 27/100
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Runtime: 152 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 3 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Michael Sloane
Actors: Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Bob Balaban
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Majestic” is a 2001 drama film about a Hollywood screenwriter who loses his memory and is mistaken for a missing war hero in a small town. As he tries to rebuild his life, he becomes involved in the community and discovers the power of collective memory and the importance of personal identity.

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 about a man who discovers a secret organization that controls the fate of individuals, and must defy their plans to be with the woman he loves. As he fights against their interference, he questions the limits of free will and the power of love.

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, while a group of rebels fights to free humanity from the control of intelligent machines.

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 that follows a man who must find a romantic partner within 45 days or be turned into an animal of his choice. It explores themes of societal pressures, conformity, and the nature of human relationships.

The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods
The Cabin in the Woods
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 20 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard
Actors: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Cabin in the Woods” is a horror film that follows a group of friends who venture into a remote cabin for a vacation, only to discover that they are being manipulated by a secretive organization for a sacrificial ritual. As they fight for their survival, they uncover a larger conspiracy that threatens the fate of the world.

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 society where teenagers are forced to participate in a televised fight to the death. A young girl named Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her sister’s place and becomes a symbol of rebellion against the oppressive government.

The Circle

The Circle
The Circle
Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 16%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 4 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: James Ponsoldt, Dave Eggers
Actors: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega
Language: English
Country: United Arab Emirates, United States, France
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“The Circle” is a techno-thriller film based on the novel by Dave Eggers. It follows a young woman who lands a job at a powerful tech company and becomes entangled in their invasive surveillance and transparency practices, raising questions about privacy and the dark side of social media.

The Invention of Lying

The Invention of Lying
The Invention of Lying
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson
Actors: Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Invention of Lying” is a comedy film set in a world where lying does not exist, until one man discovers the ability to lie and uses it to his advantage, leading to unexpected consequences and revelations about the nature of truth and honesty.”

The Others

The Others
The Others
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 29 wins & 55 nominations total
Writer: Alejandro Amenábar
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan
Language: English
Country: Spain, France, United States
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“The Others” is a psychological horror film about a woman living in a secluded mansion with her two photosensitive children, who becomes convinced that her house is haunted. As she tries to unravel the mystery, she discovers a shocking truth that challenges her perception of reality.

The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate
The Manchurian Candidate
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award1 win & 12 nominations total
Writer: Richard Condon, George Axelrod, Daniel Pyne
Actors: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Manchurian Candidate” is a political thriller film about a former prisoner of war who is brainwashed to become an unwitting assassin, manipulated by a sinister corporation. As he is programmed to carry out a political assassination, a fellow soldier becomes suspicious and tries to uncover the truth behind the conspiracy.

The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
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Runtime: 60 min
Seasons: 6
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Won 15 Primetime Emmys. 91 wins & 287 nominations total
Writer: Bruce Miller
Actors: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Ann Dowd
Language: English, German, Greek
Country: United States
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“The Handmaid’s Tale” movie is a dystopian story set in a totalitarian society called Gilead, where fertile women called Handmaids are forced into sexual servitude to bear children for the ruling class. The film follows one Handmaid named Offred as she navigates the oppressive regime, fighting for her freedom and the chance to reunite with her family.

The 13th Floor

The 13th Floor
The 13th Floor
Internet Movie Database: 4.6/10
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: N/A
Writer: Chris Roache
Actors: Kylie Clare, Tony Blackett, Allen Leong
Language: English
Country: Australia
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“The 13th Floor” is a science fiction thriller set in a virtual reality world where a man discovers a hidden conspiracy when he becomes trapped between two parallel worlds. As he navigates the virtual and real world, he must unravel the truth about his existence and the mysterious 13th floor.

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 that mirrors his own existence. As he delves deeper into this mysterious realm, he uncovers dark secrets and a conspiracy that blurs the line between the real world and the virtual world.

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 follows a group of teenage boys who find themselves trapped in a mysterious maze with no memory of their past. As they navigate the deadly maze, they uncover dark secrets and race against time to find a way out and uncover the truth about their existence.”

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 about a group of clones who discover the truth about their existence and attempt to escape from a controlled facility. As they navigate the outside world, they uncover a conspiracy that challenges their understanding of identity and freedom.

The City of Ember

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“The City of Ember” is a dystopian film set in an underground city where two teenagers, Lina and Doon, uncover a dark secret and embark on a mission to save their dying civilization by finding a way to escape to the surface.”

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