Dystopian movies

Dystopian movies
List of the best dystopian movies selected by visitors to our site: The Thinning, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, What Happened to Monday, No Men Beyond This Point, Divergent, New Order, The Hunger Games, Fahrenheit 451, The Lobster, The Darkest Minds.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Thinning (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersTeens
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian

In a post-apocalyptic future where population control is dictated by a high-school aptitude test, two students discover the test is smoke and mirrors hiding a larger conspiracy.

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genrefantastic, drama
Duration02:26
CharactersRobots, Bears, Childrens, Androids
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Consciousness, Adoption
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Mind-altering, Philosophical, Makes me think, Expanding consciousness

A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

What Happened to Monday (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Belgium
Duration02:31
CharactersSisters
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian

In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.

No Men Beyond This Point (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersMentors
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA
StyleDystopian, Smart, Fancy, Makes me think

In a world where women have become asexual and are no longer giving birth to males, a quiet, unassuming housekeeper named Andrew Myers finds himself at the center of a battle to keep men from going extinct.

Divergent (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersTeens, Heroes
PlotLove, Survival, Revolution, Test, Multi-part
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, By books, Womens in main roles, Serious

In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.

New Order (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryMexico, France
CharactersMilitary, Rich
PlotRevolution, Curfew
PlaceConcentration camp, Mexico
StyleDystopian, Heavy, Gloomy

In the near future, a popular uprising in Mexico City interrupts a wedding held at the home of a wealthy family. After the riots have been quashed, they discover the bride has gone missing and plea with the military to help locate her.

The Hunger Games (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersHeroes, Hunters
PlotLove, Survival, Revolution, Death, Chase
PlaceTrains, Forest
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Disturbing

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. The world will be watching.

Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersFirefighters, Birds, Partners
PlotMeaning of life
PlaceBeach, USA
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Dystopian, Action, By books, Philosophical

In an oppressive future, a 'fireman' whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.

The Lobster (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Rabbits, Blind
PlotLove, Dancing, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Forest, Greece, Hotels
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Smart, Vital signs

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

The Darkest Minds (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersTeens, Soldier, Presidential
PlotSuperpowers, Friendship, Telekinesis, Radio
PlaceHelicopters, Lake
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Fascinating, Disturbing

After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.

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Self/less (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersImmortals, Family, Scientists, Rich, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Survival, Relationship, Money, Body exchange
PlaceUSA, Laboratory, New York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Philosophical, For men, Disturbing

An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.

Cleanskin (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47
CharactersSpy, Terrorists, Students
PlotObsession, Conspiracies, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Serious

While working undercover as a bodyguard to arms dealer Harry, former-soldier-turned-secret-service-agent Ewan survives a bloody shootout with a member of an Islamic terrorist cell who steals Harry's briefcase full of Semtex explosives and escapes. Ewan's spymasters task Ewan with hunting down the cell members and retrieving the briefcase.

Criminal (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Bulgaria
Duration02:27
CharactersHackers, Snipers, CIA, Spy, Special Forces
PlotWar, Disasters, Investigation, Death, Chase
PlacePrison, Submarines, Aircraft, USA, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Tense

Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict Jericho Stewart. When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and eliminate him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal.

22 Bullets (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:57
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Chase, Justice
PlaceFrance, Cemetery
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in Marseille's Old Port, with 22 bullets in his body. Against all the odds, he doesn't die...

Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:10
CharactersDogs, Mafia, Police, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Weapon, Cheating, Rivalry
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

On the run from a dogged internal affairs agent, a corrupt cop reluctantly teams up with a defiant teen to unravel a conspiracy -- before it's too late.

The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys, Police, Sheriffs
PlotRevenge, Poker, Money, Investigation, Friendship
PlaceWild West, Deserts, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Aging sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow and must confront the ugly realities of frontier justice.

Europa Report (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAction

A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.

San Andreas Quake (2015)
Markimdb: 2.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:11
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Earthquake
PlaceHelicopters, USA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

When a discredited L.A. Seismologist warns of an impending 12.7 earthquake, no one takes her seriously. Now on her own, she races desperately to get her family to safety before the earthquake breaks Los Angeles apart from the mainland.

Contagion (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:46
CharactersScientists, Terminally ill, Businessmen, Virologists
PlotSurvival, Investigation, End of the world, Viruses, Death
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersDogs, Family, Twins, Friends, Inventors
PlotLove, War, Artificial Intelligence, Investigation, Revolution
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Tense, Makes me think, Cyberpunk, Depressive

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.




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