20 Movies Like Soylent Green

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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 a retired police officer, known as a Blade Runner, is tasked with hunting down and ‘retiring’ rogue artificial beings called replicants. As he delves deeper into his mission, he questions the nature of humanity and his own identity.”

Logan’s Run

Logan's Run
Logan's Run
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 58%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 7 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: David Zelag Goodman, William F. Nolan, George Clayton Johnson
Actors: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Logan’s Run” is a dystopian science fiction film set in a future society where individuals are terminated at the age of 30 to maintain population control. The story follows Logan 5, a Sandman tasked with hunting down those who try to escape their fate, until he becomes a fugitive himself and seeks to uncover the truth behind the system.

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 12 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Burgess
Actors: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“A Clockwork Orange” is a dystopian film set in a futuristic society, following a young delinquent named Alex who indulges in violence and crime. The movie explores themes of free will, morality, and government control as Alex undergoes an experimental treatment to suppress his violent tendencies.

The Omega Man

The Omega Man
The Omega Man
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington, Richard Matheson
Actors: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Omega Man” is a post-apocalyptic science fiction film about the last surviving man on Earth, who battles against a group of mutant humans known as “The Family” while trying to find a cure for the deadly plague that has wiped out most of humanity.

THX 1138

THX 1138
THX 1138
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 86 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: George Lucas, Walter Murch
Actors: Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley
Language: English
Country: United States
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“THX 1138” is a dystopian science fiction film set in a future society where emotions are suppressed and controlled by a totalitarian government. The story follows a man named THX 1138 who rebels against the system and attempts to escape.

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 future where humanity has become infertile. The story follows a former activist who is tasked with protecting a pregnant woman, the first person to become pregnant in 18 years, as they navigate a dangerous and chaotic world.

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 thriller film about a group of clones who discover the truth about their existence and attempt to escape a facility where they are being kept for organ harvesting. As they navigate their way through a dystopian world, they uncover a conspiracy and fight for their freedom.

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, and a government enforcer begins to question the system when he accidentally stops taking his emotion-suppressing drug.

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 unit uses precognitive technology to arrest individuals before they commit crimes. However, when the system identifies the protagonist as a future murderer, he goes on the run to prove his innocence and unravel a conspiracy.

District 9

District 9
District 9
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 31 wins & 117 nominations total
Writer: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Actors: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope
Language: English, Nyanja, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho
Country: South Africa, United States, New Zealand, Canada
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District 9 is a science fiction film set in Johannesburg, South Africa, where extraterrestrial refugees are confined to a slum-like district. When a government agent becomes infected with alien DNA, he must rely on the help of the oppressed aliens to find a cure and uncover a conspiracy.

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 decaying Earth. A man with a terminal illness takes on a dangerous mission to reach Elysium and bring equality to the two worlds.

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 post-apocalyptic thriller set on a perpetually moving train that houses the last remnants of humanity. The film follows a group of lower-class passengers as they revolt against the oppressive social hierarchy on board.

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 memories of the past have been erased, and a young boy named Jonas is chosen to receive the memories and experiences of the past from an elder known as the Giver, leading him to question the nature of his society and make a choice that could change everything.

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 bureaucratic society where a low-level government employee gets caught up in a series of absurd and surreal events that challenge his perception of reality and freedom.

Metropolis

Metropolis
Metropolis
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 98/100
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Runtime: 153 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 6 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Thea von Harbou, Fritz Lang
Actors: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich
Language: German, English
Country: Germany
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“Metropolis” is a 1927 German expressionist science-fiction film directed by Fritz Lang. Set in a futuristic city divided between the wealthy elite and the working class, the movie explores themes of class struggle and the dangers of industrialization through the story of a wealthy man’s son and a working-class woman who unite to bridge the gap between the two worlds.

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. A man wakes up with amnesia and discovers he is being pursued by a group of sinister beings known as “the Strangers,” who manipulate the city and its inhabitants for their own dark purposes.

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 an annual televised event called the Hunger Games, where they must fight to the death until only one survivor remains. The story follows a young girl named Katniss Everdeen as she volunteers to take her sister’s place in the Games, and becomes a symbol of rebellion against the oppressive government.

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 7 wins & 29 nominations
Writer: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, David Lloyd
Actors: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves
Language: English, French, Latin, Spanish
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Germany
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The movie “V for Vendetta” is set in a dystopian future where a masked vigilante named V seeks to overthrow an oppressive government and inspire a revolution, with the help of a young woman named Evey.

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 is a dystopian sci-fi film where a group of young boys, trapped in a mysterious maze, must work together to find a way out and uncover the secrets of their existence. As they navigate the deadly labyrinth, they discover that they are part of a larger experiment conducted by a powerful organization.

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 society where single people are given 45 days to find a romantic partner or be transformed into an animal of their choice. The film follows a man who escapes to a rebellious group in the woods, where he must navigate the complexities of love, identity, and societal expectations.

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