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List of the best movies like Dark (2017): Travelers, Tenet, Project Almanac, Edge of Tomorrow, Time Lapse, Before I Fall, Palm Springs, The Time Machine, A Sound of Thunder, Old.

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Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:50
PlotTime travel, Travel, Time travel, Survival, Artificial Intelligence
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Disturbing

Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These "travelers" assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly working as teams to perform missions in order to save humanity from a terrible future.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special Forces, Terrorists, Special agents
PlotTime travel, Skirmishes, Time machine, Weapon, Saving the World
StyleSpectacular, Serious, Disturbing

Armed with only one word - Tenet - and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Geniuses, Inventors, Popadants in the past
PlotLove, Time travel, Time machine, Teleportation, Changing the Past
StyleUnexpected ending, First person

A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special Forces, Military, Journalists
PlotWar, Time travel, Apocalypse, End of the world, Alien invasion
PlaceLondon
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, Smart, Disturbing

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersArtists, Waiters
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Gambling, Treason, Money
PlaceParallel worlds, Party
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Smart, Tense

Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersTeens, Strong women, Family
PlotTime travel, Recurring day, Friendship, Loneliness, Death
PlaceSchool
StyleTense, Makes me think, Touching

Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
CharactersStrong women
PlotWedding, Time travel, Treason, Recurring day, Meaning of life
PlaceCaves, California
StyleLight, Romantic, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:36
CharactersScientists, Mutant
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Survival, Apocalypse, Time machine
PlaceFantastic worlds
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Serious

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:41
CharactersDinosaurs, Scientists, Tourists
PlotTime travel, Survival, Adventure, Time machine, Technology
PlaceJungle, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Family, Strangers
PlotSurvival, Growing up, Mental disorders, Experiments, Vacation
PlaceIslands, Beach, Ocean, Sand
StyleUnexpected ending, Makes me think

A group of families on a tropical holiday discover that the secluded beach where they are staying is somehow causing them to age rapidly – reducing their entire lives into a single day.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:30
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Mystery, Missing people, Lost memory
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, London, Small cities
TimeWinter
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Anna Macy left Kettering when she was just 14, shortly after her best friend, Gillian Baxter mysteriously disappeared. The two girls had been playing in the forbidden forests outside Kettering when they saw strange lights in the sky. Eight hours later, Anna was found alone, terrified and covered in blood. 15 years on, Anna returns to find the town struggling to survive. The forests have been marked for logging and the community is being torn apart by passionate but violent clashes between environmentalists and the local loggers.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens
PlotTime travel, End of the world, Travel, Death, Supernatural
PlaceSmall cities
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Fancy, Gloomy, Gothic

S. Darko follows Samantha Darko, the younger sister of Donnie, the protagonist of Donnie Darko, and her friend Corey. On their way to California, their car breaks down, forcing them to wait in a small town until it is fixed. While there, Samantha begins to have dreams that warn her of the end of the universe.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Soldier, Heroes, Military
PlotTime travel, Alien invasion, Skirmishes, Time machine, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

The world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future, mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester. Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant scientist and his estranged father in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Inventors, Farmers, Astronauts
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Dystopian, To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Friends, Fathers, Mothers
PlotTime travel, Time travel, Time machine, Investigation, Fate
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, father and daughter have reunited on a frequency only they can hear, but can they rewrite the story of their lives without risking everyone they love?

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, India
Duration02:32
CharactersAliens, Strong women, Scientists, Military, Linguists
PlotTime travel, UFO, Alien invasion, Cancer, Fate
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Popular, Psychological problems, Philosophical, Smart

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia, China
Duration02:01
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Mystery, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Tense, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship, Investigation, Friendship, Depression
PlaceCollege
StyleTwisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

A dark comedy about four self-absorbed twenty-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery when a former college acquaintance suddenly disappears.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersAlcoholics, Lovers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Time travel, Investigation, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceTrains, New York
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
PlotInvestigation, Missing people, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleAction, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

Uncle John revolves around the struggle to keep a mysterious disappearance unsolved

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersSerial killers, Parents, Detectives
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Investigation, Obsession, Missing people
PlaceLabyrinths, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Time machine, Friendship, Death
StyleExciting, Action, Makes me think, Touching

As two teen prodigies try to master the art of time travel, a tragic police shooting sends them on a series of dangerous trips to the past.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:58
CharactersMafia, Hired assassins, Killers, Family, Parents
PlotTime travel, Travel, Time machine, Death, Fate
PlaceVillage
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Action, Twisted plot, Smart

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a hired gun, like Joe is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good until the day the mob decides to close the loop, sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, Russia
Duration02:21
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police, Military, Pregnant
PlotThe escape, Relationship, Investigation, Political, Justice
PlaceSchool, Trains, Russia, Forest, USSR
StyleAction, By books, Tense, Creepy, Serious

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:29
PlotTime travel, Drug addict
StylePsychological problems, Action, Smart, Serious

A gritty mind-bending thriller about three twenty-somethings who find themselves in an impossible time labyrinth, where each day they awaken to the same terrifying day as the preceding one.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:06
CharactersTerrorists, Special agents, FBI
PlotTime travel, Travel, Investigation, Death, Fate
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Patriotic, For men, Disturbing

Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help prevent crime.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersAliens, Special agents, FBI, Surgeons, Partners
PlotAbduction, Superpowers, Investigation, Obsession, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

Six years after the events of The X-Files series finale, former FBI agent Doctor Dana Scully is now a staff physician at Our Lady of Sorrows, a Catholic hospital, and treating a boy named Christian who has Sandhoff disease, a terminal brain condition. FBI agent Drummy arrives to ask Scully’s help in locating Fox Mulder, the fugitive former head of the X-Files division, and says they will call off its manhunt for him if he will help investigate the disappearances of several women, including young FBI agent Monica Banan. Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Journalists, Investigators
PlotDancing, Time travel, Investigation, Mystery, Undercover
PlaceSchool, Los Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Makes me think, Serious

A journalist and his girlfriend get pulled in while they investigate a cult whose leader claims to be from the future.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration00:30
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Family, Artists
PlotSurvival, Fight, Investigation, Friendship, Pursuit
PlacePrison, Village, Forest, USA, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Thirty years ago, in the sleepy community of Waterbury, a killer known as “The Executioner” murdered Sarah Bennett's parents. Now Sarah and her husband Dylan have returned to town, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying murders centered around the seven deadly sins.





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