Movies about the future

List of the best movies of melodramas about the future, selected by visitors to our site: Go North, Singularity, Passengers, Orange, Baar Baar Dekho, The Lobster, Equals, Synchronicity, The Giver, Oblivion
In the top there are new films of 2017, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Go North (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Mothers, Pupils
PlotTime travel, Disasters, Love, Death, Survival, Chase, Pursuit
PlaceSchool
TimeFuture

Set in the wake of unknown catastrophe which has resulted in an adult-free community being led by a cabal of former high school jocks. After two members set out on a dangerous journey into the unknown to find family and hope for the future, Caleb and his vicious underling Gentry follow in hot pursuit.

Singularity (2017)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 3.9)
Genrefantastic, melodrama
CountryLuxembourg, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersRobots
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Survival
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleExciting

When Elias van Dorne, CEO of the world's largest robotics company, introduces his most powerful invention, Kronos-a super-computer designed to end all wars-it determines that humans are the biggest threat and launches a worldwide attack on mankind. A small band of survivors must form an unlikely alliance to survive the greatest artificial intelligence threat man will ever know.

Passengers (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:31
CharactersAstronauts
PlotLove, Cheating, Loneliness, Hatred
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

Orange (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:53
CharactersPupils
PlotSupernatural
PlaceJapan, School
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

One day, Naho Takamiya receives a letter written to herself from ten years in the future. As Naho reads on, the letter recites the exact events of the day, including the transfer of a new student into her class named Kakeru Naruse. The Naho from ten years later repeatedly states that she has many regrets, and she wants to fix these by making sure the Naho from the past can make the right decisions—especially regarding Kakeru. What's more shocking is that she discovers that ten years later, Kakeru will no longer be with them. Future Naho asks her to watch over him closely.

Baar Baar Dekho (2016)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
CharactersMathematicians
PlotTime travel
PlaceIndia
TimeFuture

What would you do if you could see the future of your relationship? This film follows a roller coaster ride with Jai and Diya as they ride the ups and down of their relationship through the test of time.

The Lobster (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:36
PlotLove, Relationship, Loneliness, Swimming
PlaceForest, Hotels
TimeFuture

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.

Equals (2015)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Indonesia
Duration02:17
PlotDepression, Love
TimeFuture

A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated.

Synchronicity (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersScientists
PlotTime travel, Time machine
TimeFuture

In this mind-bending 'Sci-Fi Noir' a daring physicist folds time to travel into the past, trying to stop a mysterious woman from stealing his invention. But once there, he uncovers a surprising truth about the machine, the woman, and his own fractured reality.

The Giver (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, South Africa, Canada
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens
PlotFate
TimeFuture
StyleMakes me think

In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.

Oblivion (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion, Love, Apocalypse
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse

Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands.

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Her (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersWriters, Friends
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Computers, Love, Technology
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

The Host (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration02:05
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.

In Time (2011)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersPoor, Thieves
PlotRevolution, Love, Money
PlaceGhetto, USA
TimeFuture

In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man who comes into a fortune of time, though too late to help his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as 'time keepers'.

Perfect Sense (2011)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:28
CharactersCooks
PlotApocalypse, Love, Relationship
PlaceScotland
TimeFuture
StyleMakes me think

Susan is a scientist searching for answers to important questions. So important that she has given up on other things, like love - until she meets Micheal. Susan and Michael find themselves embarking on a sensual adventure while the world around them seems to be falling apart. A life-affirming look at what it means to love and be loved in turbulent times.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersFamily, Princesses, Fathers, Heroes
PlotTime travel, War, Magic, Death, Rivalry, Adventure
PlaceDeserts
TimeFuture

A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5)
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersVampire, Werewolf
PlotMystery
PlaceForest
TimeFuture

Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob, knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life.

Mr. Nobody (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryBelgium, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:18
CharactersOld man
PlotTime travel, Meaning of life, Consciousness, Growing up, Mystery, Mystery, Fate, Death
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Deep Meaning, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Fancy

Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.

Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs (2008)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersScientists
TimeFuture

Fresh off ripping space-time a new one at the end of "Bender's Big Score," the Planet Express crew is back to mend the tear in reality, or (hopefully) at least not make it worse. Beyond the tear, though, lurks a being of inconceivable...tentacularity. What will become of Earth, and indeed, our universe, when faced with the Beast with a Billion Backs?

Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersRobots, Zombie
PlotTime travel, Fate
TimeFuture
StyleSmart

The Planet Express crew return from cancellation, only to be robbed blind by hideous "sprunging" scam artists. Things go from bad to worse when the scammers hack Bender, start traveling through time, and take Earth over entirely! Will the crew be able to save the day, or will Bender's larcenous tendencies and their general incompetence doom them all?

Click (2006)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersArchitects, Family
PlotTime travel
TimeFuture
StyleInspirational

A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.

The Island (2005)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersDoubles, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Genetic experiments, Experiments, Hunting, The escape
PlaceIslands
TimeFuture

In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last uncontaminated location on the planet. But Lincoln soon discovers that everything about his existence is a lie.

Immortal (2004)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Italy, United Kingdom
Duration01:43
PlotLost memory
PlaceTomb
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk, Disturbing

New York City in the year 2095 where genetically altered humans live side by side with unaltered men and women.

Code 46 (2003)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:33
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotLove, Travel, Pursuit, Investigation
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric

A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.

Kate & Leopold (2001)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
PlotLove, Time travel
PlaceNew York
TimeFuture
StyleTouching

When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time Kate spends with Leopold, the harder she falls for him. But if he doesn't return to his own time, his absence will forever alter history.

Metropolis (2001)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, cartoon, crime
CountryJapan
Duration01:48
TimeFuture
StyleSteampunk, Depressive, Atmospheric

Duke Red has overseen the construction of a massive Ziggurat to extend his power across the whole planet. Tima, a robot-girl built in the image of his deceased daughter, is at the core of these plans. However, after escaping the Duke's clutches in a laboratory fire, she meets and befriends Kenichi, a boy who's traveled to Metropolis with his detective uncle in search of a scientist wanted for organ trafficking. Will her relationship with Kenichi, and the realization of the truth of her existence, change her destiny?

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersVampire
PlotLove, Superpowers
TimeMiddle Ages, Future
StyleGothic

D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. For the first time, D faces serious competition. The Markus Brothers, a family of Vampire Hunters, were hired for the same bounty. D Must intercept Meier and conquer hostile forces on all sides in a deadly race against time.

Bicentennial Man (1999)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:06
CharactersFamily, Robots
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Mystery, Relationship
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew begins to experience emotions and creative thought, the Martin family soon discovers they don't have an ordinary robot.

Gattaca (1997)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersJanitors
PlotThe escape, Double life, Dreams, Success, Fate
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleMakes me think

Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.

The Little Mermaid (1989)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersPrincesses, Mermaids
PlotAdventure, Fulfillment of desires, First love
PlaceSea
TimeFuture
StyleLight

This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the villainous sea witch Ursula.

Blade Runner (1982)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
Duration01:57
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotThe escape
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk, Atmospheric, Makes me think

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.

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