Tags: movies similar to Fight Club (1999) - full list
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime|
|Characters||Maniacs, Clowns, The Joker, Losers, Psychopath|
|Plot||Loneliness, Depression, Mental disorders|
|Style||Psychological 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.
|Plot||Love, Loneliness, Intrigue, Meaning of life, Mystery|
|Place||Sea, Islands, Forest|
|Style||Interesting, 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.
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, drama, cartoon, short|
|Plot||Time travel, Virtual Reality, Obsession, Loneliness, Death|
|Style||Philosophical, Atmospheric, Black humor, Psychedelic, Makes me think|
A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.
|Plot||Obsession, Split personality, Loneliness, Depression, Rivalry|
|Place||Metro, Cemetery, Office|
|Style||Psychological 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.
|Genre||thriller, drama, detective|
|Characters||Spiders, Doubles, Actors|
|Plot||Puzzles, Obsession, Split personality, Loneliness, Mental disorders|
|Style||Psychological 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.
|Genre||drama, crime, film noir|
|Style||Psychological 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.
|Genre||drama, history, sport|
|Plot||On real events, Sports, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders|
|Style||Psychological 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.
|Genre||fantastic, thriller, comedy, drama|
|Country||United Kingdom, Romania, France|
|Characters||Hackers, Programmers, Geniuses, Hermits|
|Plot||Virtual Reality, Loneliness, Black holes, Computers, Meaning of life|
|Style||Philosophical, 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.
|Country||South Korea, Germany|
|Plot||Meaning of life, First love, Buddhism|
|Style||Mind-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.
|Characters||Strong women, Blonde girls|
|Plot||Fight, Skirmishes, Investigation, Revenge, Superpowers|
|Style||Unexpected 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.
|Characters||Teachers, Students, Terminally ill, Teachers|
|Plot||Life, Adventure, Meaning of life, Friendship, Death|
|Style||To 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.
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, melodrama|
|Country||USA, Hong Kong|
|Plot||Wedding, Time travel, Treason, Recurring day, Meaning of life|
|Style||Light, 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.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography|
|Characters||Spy, Geniuses, Mathematicians, Scientists, Terminally ill|
|Plot||Love, On real events, Puzzles, Obsession, Mental disorders|
|Style||Interesting, 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..
|Genre||thriller, drama, detective|
|Characters||Newlyweds, Beautiful actors, Beautiful men|
|Plot||Treason, Seduction, Cheating, Moving, Tracking|
|Style||Unexpected 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.
|Genre||fantastic, action, comedy, adventure|
|Country||Canada, USA, Australia|
|Characters||Dogs, Teens, Monsters, Mutant, Losers|
|Plot||Love, End of the world, Survival, Disasters, Apocalypse|
|Style||Atmospheric, 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.
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Hackers, Spy, Scammers|
|Plot||Adventure, Puzzles, Skirmishes, Fight, Virtual Reality|
|Style||Interesting, 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.
|Genre||comedy, drama, biography|
|Characters||Artists, Disabled people, Alcoholics, Orphans, Foster children|
|Plot||On real events, Loneliness, Depression, Art, Overcoming difficulties|
|Style||Mind-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.
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, adventure, adventure, family, family, cartoon, cartoon, short, music|
|Plot||Adventure, Life after death, Music, Art, Meaning of life|
|Style||For 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.
|Plot||Robbery, Bank robbery, Split personality, The escape, Chase|
|Style||Unexpected 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.
|Genre||horror, fantastic, detective|
|Country||USA, South Africa, United Kingdom|
|Plot||Investigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Mystery, Missing people|
|Style||Interesting, 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.
|Country||Spain, France, United Kingdom, USA|
|Plot||Puzzles, Obsession, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Insomnia|
|Style||Interesting, 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...
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, adventure|
|Style||Makes 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.
|Characters||Teens, Pupils, Teachers, Demons, Blonde girls|
|Plot||Survival, Gambling, Fight, Virtual Reality, Friendship|
|Style||Black 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.
|Plot||War, Adventure, Martial Arts, Fight, Death|
|Place||Fantastic worlds, China|
|Style||Exciting, 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.
|Country||United Kingdom, Hungary, USA|
|Characters||Geniuses, Robots, Heroes, Scientists, Cyborgs|
|Plot||Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Relationship, Obsession, Technology|
|Style||Unexpected 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.
|Genre||fantastic, melodrama, drama, detective|
|Characters||Doctors, Immortals, Writers, Terminally ill|
|Plot||Puzzles, Obsession, Loneliness, Death, Cancer|
|Style||Mind-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.
|Genre||fantastic, fantasy, detective|
|Style||Philosophical, 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.
|Genre||action, drama, sport|
|Plot||Martial Arts, Fight|
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?
|Genre||fantastic, thriller, drama, detective|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Magician, Scammers, Twins, Brothers, Wizards|
|Plot||Love, Magic, Puzzles, Relationship, Obsession|
|Place||Court, England, London|
|Style||Interesting, 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.
|Genre||fantastic, drama, adventure|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom, Canada|
|Characters||Astronauts, Scientists, Inventors, Farmers, Astronauts|
|Plot||Love, Survival, Time travel, End of the world, Adventure|
|Place||Space, Parallel worlds, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships|
|Style||Popular, 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.