20 Movies Like Tenet

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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. However, he is tasked with planting an idea in someone’s mind instead, leading to a complex and dangerous journey through multiple layers of dreams.”

Interstellar

Interstellar
Interstellar
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 169 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 44 wins & 148 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Canada
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“Interstellar” is a science fiction film set in a future where Earth is facing an environmental crisis. A group of astronauts embarks on a dangerous mission through a wormhole to find a habitable planet for humanity’s survival.

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 the protagonist discovers that the world he perceives as reality is actually a simulated virtual reality created by intelligent machines, and he joins a group of rebels to fight against them and free humanity.

Memento

Memento
Memento
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 57 wins & 59 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
Actors: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Memento” is a psychological thriller about a man with short-term memory loss who is on a quest to find his wife’s killer. The film is told in reverse chronological order, as the protagonist uses tattoos and notes to piece together his fragmented memories and navigate a world filled with deception and uncertainty.

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 where a soldier is repeatedly sent back in time to relive the last eight minutes of a commuter’s life in order to identify a bomber on a train. As he continues his mission, he unravels a larger conspiracy and questions the nature of reality and his own existence.

Predestination

Predestination
Predestination
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 20 nominations
Writer: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig, Robert A. Heinlein
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor
Language: English
Country: Australia, United States
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“Predestination” is a science fiction film that follows a temporal agent as he embarks on a complex time-traveling mission to prevent a devastating terrorist attack. As he navigates through different eras, he becomes entangled in a mind-bending paradox that challenges his understanding of identity and fate.

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 Victorian London who engage in a bitter and dangerous competition to create the greatest illusion, leading to obsession, betrayal, and sacrifice.”

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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The Looper movie is about a hitman, or “looper,” who kills targets sent from the future, until one day he recognizes his next target as his future self and must decide whether to fulfill his mission or alter the course of his own life.

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 precrime technology to arrest individuals before they commit crimes. The story follows the unit’s chief who becomes the target of his own system when it predicts he will commit a murder in the future.

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 who undergo a procedure to erase their memories of each other. As they relive their relationship through fragmented memories, they realize the value of their shared experiences and the importance of embracing both the joys and heartaches of love.

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas
Cloud Atlas
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 172 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 15 wins & 79 nominations
Writer: David Mitchell, Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer
Actors: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant
Language: English, Spanish, Ukrainian, Korean
Country: United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
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The Cloud Atlas movie is a complex and interconnected tale that follows multiple characters across different time periods, exploring themes of love, fate, and the impact of our actions on future generations. It weaves together six interrelated stories that span from the 19th century to a post-apocalyptic future, highlighting the interconnectedness of humanity and the power of individual choices.

The Time Traveler’s Wife

The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 39%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Bruce Joel Rubin, Audrey Niffenegger
Actors: Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams, Ron Livingston
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“The Time Traveler’s Wife” is a romantic drama film about a man with a genetic disorder that causes him to time travel, and his complicated relationship with his wife who struggles to cope with his unpredictable disappearances and reappearances throughout their lives. The movie explores the challenges they face due to his condition and their enduring love for each other.

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 military officer who is caught in a time loop, reliving the same day over and over again as he battles an invading alien species. With the help of a skilled soldier, he must learn from his mistakes and find a way to break the cycle and save humanity.

Arrival

Arrival
Arrival
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 69 wins & 268 nominations total
Writer: Eric Heisserer, Ted Chiang
Actors: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker
Language: English, Mandarin, Russian
Country: United States, Canada
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The Arrival movie is about a linguist who is recruited to help communicate with extraterrestrial beings that have landed on Earth, as she unravels a complex language and discovers the true purpose of their visit.

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 12 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Richard Kelly
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Donnie Darko is a psychological science fiction film about a troubled teenager who begins to experience bizarre visions and encounters a mysterious, time-traveling figure named Frank. As Donnie navigates through his own existential crisis, the movie explores themes of fate, identity, and the blurred lines between reality and imagination.”

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 psychological thriller film about a man who discovers he has the ability to travel back in time and change his past. As he tries to fix the mistakes he made, his actions have unforeseen and devastating consequences in the present.

Primer

Primer
Primer
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 77 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 4 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Shane Carruth
Actors: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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The Primer movie is about two engineers who accidentally invent a time machine and use it to manipulate their own lives, leading to complex and mind-bending consequences.

Timecrimes

Timecrimes
Timecrimes
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 10 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Nacho Vigalondo
Actors: Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Bárbara Goenaga
Language: Spanish
Country: Spain
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“Timecrimes” is a Spanish-language science fiction thriller about a man who accidentally travels back in time and becomes entangled in a series of events that lead to a twisted and suspenseful plot. As he tries to fix his mistakes, he finds himself caught in a loop of time travel and the consequences of his actions.

Triangle

Triangle
Triangle
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Christopher Smith
Actors: Melissa George, Joshua McIvor, Jack Taylor
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, Australia
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The Triangle movie is a psychological thriller that follows a group of friends who become trapped on a mysterious deserted ship in the Bermuda Triangle, where they must unravel its deadly secrets to survive. As they navigate the ship’s eerie corridors and encounter supernatural occurrences, they find themselves caught in a time loop that forces them to relive the same terrifying events over and over again.

Mr. Nobody

Mr. Nobody
Mr. Nobody
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 141 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: 12 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Jaco Van Dormael
Actors: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger
Language: English, Mohawk
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, United States
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“Mr. Nobody” is a science fiction drama that explores the concept of multiple possible lives of a man named Nemo Nobody, as he reflects on his choices and the paths not taken. It delves into themes of love, destiny, and the complexity of human existence.

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