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20 best movies like Fight Club (1999)

List of the best movies like Fight Club (1999): Joker, The Truman Show, World of Tomorrow, The Double, Enemy, Zift, Foxcatcher, The Zero Theorem, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring, Jolt.

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Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersManiacs, Clowns, The Joker, Losers, Psychopath
PlotLoneliness, Depression, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, DC, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
PlotLove, Loneliness, Intrigue, Meaning of life, Mystery
PlaceSea, Islands, Forest
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Mind-altering, Inspirational

Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows -- including his wife and his best friend -- is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration01:05
CharactersRobots, Immortals
PlotTime travel, Virtual Reality, Obsession, Loneliness, Death
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Black humor, Psychedelic, Makes me think

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:33
CharactersLosers
PlotObsession, Split personality, Loneliness, Depression, Rivalry
PlaceMetro, Cemetery, Office
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Black humor, Depressive

An awkward office drone becomes increasingly unhinged after a charismatic and confident look-alike takes a job at his workplace and seduces the woman he desires.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, Spain
Duration01:28
CharactersSpiders, Doubles, Actors
PlotPuzzles, Obsession, Split personality, Loneliness, Mental disorders
PlaceCanada
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fancy

A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, film noir
CountryBulgaria
Duration01:32
CharactersLosers
PlaceCemetery
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Gloomy

Moth is freed on parole after spending time in prison on wrongful conviction of murder. Jailed shortly before the Bulgarian communist coup of 1944, he now finds himself in a new and alien world - the totalitarian Sofia of the 60s. His first night of freedom draws the map of a diabolical city full of decaying neighborhoods, gloomy streets and a bizarre parade of characters.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
PlotOn real events, Sports, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense

The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Romania, France
Duration01:46
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Geniuses, Hermits
PlotVirtual Reality, Loneliness, Black holes, Computers, Meaning of life
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Fascinating, Deep Meaning, Fancy, Psychedelic

A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.

Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea, Germany
Duration01:43
PlotMeaning of life, First love, Buddhism
StyleMind-altering, Deep Meaning, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Vital signs

This South Korean film takes place on an isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as seasons and years pass by.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women, Blonde girls
PlotFight, Skirmishes, Investigation, Revenge, Superpowers
StyleUnexpected ending, Dynamic, Womens in main roles, Worth watching

Lindy is an acid-tongued woman with rage issues who controls her temper by shocking herself with an electrode vest. One day she makes a connection with Justin, who gives her a glimmer of hope for a shock-free future, but when he’s murdered she launches herself on a revenge-fueled rampage in pursuit of his killer.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersTeachers, Students, Terminally ill, Teachers
PlotLife, Adventure, Meaning of life, Friendship, Death
PlaceCollege
StyleTo cry, Vital signs, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

A world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak and a touch of madness.

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: 8.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersSpy, Geniuses, Mathematicians, Scientists, Terminally ill
PlotLove, On real events, Puzzles, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Mind-altering, Twisted plot, Inspirational

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery that turns his entire world upside down. Now it is only with Alicia's help that he will be able to recover his mental strength and regain his status as the great mathematician we know him as today..

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Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersNewlyweds, Beautiful actors, Beautiful men
PlotTreason, Seduction, Cheating, Moving, Tracking
StyleUnexpected ending, Explicit scenes

A young couple, find themselves becoming interested in the sex life of their neighbors across the street. What starts as an innocent curiosity turns into an unhealthy obsession.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryCanada, USA, Australia
CharactersDogs, Teens, Monsters, Mutant, Losers
PlotLove, End of the world, Survival, Disasters, Apocalypse
PlaceJungle, Bunker
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy

Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson, along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee, who is now 80 miles away at a coastal colony, Joel begins to fall for her again. As Joel realizes that there’s nothing left for him underground, he decides against all logic to venture out to Aimee, despite all the dangerous monsters that stand in his way.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersHackers, Spy, Scammers
PlotAdventure, Puzzles, Skirmishes, Fight, Virtual Reality
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersArtists, Disabled people, Alcoholics, Orphans, Foster children
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Depression, Art, Overcoming difficulties
PlaceParty, Hospitals
StyleMind-altering, Inspirational, Black humor, Makes me think, Touching

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, adventure, family, family, cartoon, cartoon, short, music
CountryUSA
CharactersMusicians, Family
PlotAdventure, Life after death, Music, Art, Meaning of life
StyleFor children, Popular, Exciting, Soulful, Philosophical

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersPsychopath
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Split personality, The escape, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Serious

A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUSA, South Africa, United Kingdom
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Mystery, Missing people
TimeDark ones
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Gloomy, Intriguing

After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop investigates and struggles to make sense of the stories, he discovers a secretive group and their attempts to summon a horrific, mystical entity, and soon his life—and the lives of those close to him—are in grave danger.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, France, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersIntroverts
PlotPuzzles, Obsession, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Insomnia
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Fancy

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia...

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
TimeFuture
StyleMakes me think

To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a civilization so dumbed-down that they're the smartest people around.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Pupils, Teachers, Demons, Blonde girls
PlotSurvival, Gambling, Fight, Virtual Reality, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Party
StyleBlack humor, For a group of friends

Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole's trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school. But when old enemies unexpectedly return, Cole will once again have to outsmart the forces of evil.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina
CharactersDragons, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventure, Martial Arts, Fight, Death
PlaceFantastic worlds, China
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, For men

Keen to bring honor to his clan, young villager Dong Yilong embarks on a perilous journey to compete in a tournament that selects warriors for battle.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA
CharactersGeniuses, Robots, Heroes, Scientists, Cyborgs
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Relationship, Obsession, Technology
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Serious, Expanding consciousness, Disturbing

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersDoctors, Immortals, Writers, Terminally ill
PlotPuzzles, Obsession, Loneliness, Death, Cancer
PlaceSpain
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleMind-altering, Twisted plot, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Makes me think

Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, detective
CountryIceland
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Makes me think, Depressive

As the end approaches inexorably, the last humans, living millions of years into the future, send a message to the humanity of the present that is both a plea for help and a warning, but also an epic tale of evolution, decline and hope.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUSA
PlotMartial Arts, Fight
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

After a blood- soaked jujitsu match in Dubai, fighting legend Mickey Kelley falls to superstar Blaine. But years later, an online video proves that Blaine cheated, and the world demands a rematch. Can the aging underdog get back into shape in time to vanquish his foe, get revenge, and claim his prize?

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersMagician, Scammers, Twins, Brothers, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Puzzles, Relationship, Obsession
PlaceCourt, England, London
Time19th century
StyleInteresting, Popular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

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.





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