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Old 05-24-17, 08:01 AM
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Movies like Gattaca

Hi Everyone,

I'm on a kick where I feel this compulsion to watch really good sci-fi dystopia. I'm looking for great "high concept" movies that put the shivers down your spine, and preferably showcase an individual battling the system.

Here's a partial list of the type of films I'm talking about, with two by Andrew Niccol leading:

Gattaca
In Time
Never Let Me Go
Soylent Green
The Island

Anybody else like the above? Please post your other similar faves in this genre!
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Re: Movies like Gattaca

Brazil
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Dark City?
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The Rover

Cosmopolis
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Re: Movies like Gattaca

don't know if it fits the bill, but I love "Moon" and "Children of Men"
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don't know if it fits the bill, but I love "Moon" and "Children of Men"
Those two are fantastic.
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Fahrenheit 451
The Trial
Stalker
Alphaville
Time of The Wolf
1984
12 Monkeys
A Clockwork Orange
The Road
Strange Days
The Element of Crime
The Lobster

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Re: Movies like Gattaca

Anime dystopia:

Ghost in the Shell
Akira
Galaxy Express 999
Captain Harlock, Space Pirate
Arcadia of My Youth
Toward the Terra
Phoenix 2772








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Re: Movies like Gattaca

In addition to others listed, try Impostor.
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Re: Movies like Gattaca

Wow, thanks everyone! Alphaville is one of my all-time favorites, as is Fahrenheit 451; I loved the Moon too.

However, most of these I haven't seen yet, so I'm going through and deciding which one to try tonight!

Here's the complete list for anyone else who is interested. I added Logan's Run and Blade Runner cause the space-time continuum will be disrupted if they don't make the list.

1984
12 Monkeys
A Clockwork Orange
Akira
Alphaville
Arcadia of My Youth
Blade Runner
Brazil
Captain Harlock, Space Pirate
Children of Men
Cosmopolis
Dark City
Fahrenheit 451
Galaxy Express 999
Gattaca
Ghost in the Shell
Impostor
In Time
Kafka (91)
Logan's Run
Loganís Run
Moon
Never Let Me Go
Phoenix 2772
Soylent Green
Stalker
Strange Days
The Element of Crime
The Island
The Lobster
The Road
The Rover
The Trial
Time of The Wolf
Toward the Terra
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The City of Lost Children
Minority Report
Running Man
Snowpiercer
Mad Max: Fury Road
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Re: Movies like Gattaca

Serenity (it's preferred, but not essential, that you watch the short TV series Firefly first)

Also, try this
http://www.imdb.com/search/keyword?k...ef_=kw_ref_typ
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A Boy and His Dog
Rollerball
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Screwballs 2: Screws Loose
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Equilibrium

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