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List of the best movies like Limitless (2011): The Wolf of Wall Street, The Social Network, Time Lapse, The Discovery, Arrival, Her, Self/less, The Divide, The Trust, The Devil's Advocate.

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Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:00
CharactersScammers, Rich, Millionaires, Businessmen
PlotLove, On real events, Robbery, Money, Success
PlaceUSA, Wall Street, New York
StyleBeautiful, Fascinating, Smart, Black humor, For a group of friends

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Geniuses, Scientists, Students
PlotLove, On real events, Money, Social Media, Success
PlaceCourt, College, Party, USA, California
StyleSmart, Makes me think, Intellectual

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

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: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersScientists
PlotLoneliness, Mental disorders, Religious, Life after death, Depression
PlaceMansions
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Philosophical, Smart, Tense

In the near future, due to a breakthrough scientific discovery by Dr. Thomas Harbor, there is now definitive proof of an afterlife. While countless people have chosen suicide to reset their existence, others try to decide what it all means. Among them is Dr. Harbor's son Will, who has arrived at his father's isolated compound with a mysterious young woman named Isla. There, they discover the strange acolytes who help Dr. Harbor with his experiments.

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: 8
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersProgrammers, Writers, Friends
PlotLove, Artificial Intelligence, Obsession, Loneliness, Computers
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Mind-altering, Beautiful, Philosophical

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.

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, Fascinating, 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.

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: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Partners
PlotRobbery, Fight, Money, Death, Hostage
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Light, Smart

A pair of cops investigating a drug invasion stumble upon a mysterious bank vault.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:24
CharactersDemons, Killers, Lawyers
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Success, Fate
PlacePrison, Court, Hospitals, USA, Office
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Smart, Intellectual

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:38
CharactersMilitary, Psychologists
PlotSuperpowers, Telekinesis
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Makes me think, Disturbing

Jimmy is a committed child psychologist who uses his own playbook, but when he is brought in to work with Ellie, he is completely unprepared for his subject—a 9-year-old psychopathic genius with nothing to lose. As he begins to understand the extent of her capabilities and the fate that has been planned for her, he struggles to overcome her defenses before it is too late for them both.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersSingle mothers, Parents
PlotLoneliness, Technology
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Gloomy, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

In a near-future city where soaring opulence overshadows economic hardship, Gwen and her daughter, Jules, do all they can to hold on to their joy, despite the instability surfacing in their world.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:11
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Mafia, Gangsters, Terrorists
PlotLove, Adventure, Skirmishes, Revenge, Experiments
PlaceMansions, USA, New York
StyleMarvel, Exciting, For men, Disturbing

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersAstronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Loneliness, Experiments
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Deserts, USA
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonising Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersScientists, Inventors
PlotLove, Loneliness, Death, Pursuit, Religious
PlaceIndia, USA, New York
StylePsychological problems, Mind-altering, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Makes me think

I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab partner, they make a stunning scientific discovery that has far reaching implications and complicates both his scientific and and spiritual beliefs. Traveling half way around the world, he risks everything he has ever known to validate his theory.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Mystery
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart

On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy
CountryCanada, USA, Spain, South Korea
Duration01:58
CharactersMonsters, Alcoholics, Friends
PlotDancing, Friendship, Mystery, Mental disorders
PlaceAircraft, USA, Korea, Small cities, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating

A woman discovers that severe catastrophic events are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she's suffering.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:17
CharactersScientists, Special agents, Friends, Inventors, Partners
PlotTime travel, Puzzles, Revenge, Time machine, Experiments
PlaceParallel worlds, Party
StyleTwisted plot, Philosophical, Smart, Makes me think, Intellectual

Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have seemingly anything they want. Taking advantage of this unique opportunity is the first challenge they face. Dealing with the consequences is the next.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Serial killers, Heroes
PlotRivalry
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, For men, Noir

A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersGangsters, Tigers, Scammers, FBI, Businessmen
PlotOn real events, Money, Investigation, Justice
PlaceJungle, Indonesia, Wall Street
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Philosophical, Tense, Intellectual

Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersGangsters, Millionaires, Lawyers, Businessmen
PlotSuccess
PlaceUSA, New York, Wall Street
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious

A look behind the scenes at Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme, how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff's family.

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: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersScammers, Rich, Businessmen, Billionaires
PlotOn real events, Money, Friendship, Cheating
PlaceParty, USA, Wall Street, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

Led by their fellow preppie friend Joe Hunt, a group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a get rich quick scam that turns deadly.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, crime
CountryHungary
Duration01:58
CharactersGangsters, Pregnant, Friends, Businessmen
PlotAdventure, Passion, Cars, Friendship, Death
PlaceItaly
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense, Touching

Drugdealer wants get out of the circle with his pregnant girlfriend and a time loop effect makes it more complicated.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:09
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Clairvoyants, Psychiatrists
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Experiments
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

In a series of escalating encounters, security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
CharactersFBI
PlotChase, Mystery
PlaceNew York
StyleLight, Fascinating

Limitless, based on the feature film, picks up where the movie left off and follows Brian Sinclair as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced into using his newfound drug-enhanced abilities to solve weekly cases for the FBI.

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.

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: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Greece
Duration01:50
CharactersAliens, Firefighters, Military, FBI, Fathers
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Skirmishes, Abduction, Superpowers
PlaceHelicopters, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Sisters
PlotAlien invasion, Supernatural, Experiments
PlaceForest, Lake, USA
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Abby and Rebecca Powell haven't seen each other since a traumatic event in their youth ripped them apart. Reunited for the first time in over a decade, the sisters take a trip to spread their mother's ashes at a secluded lake. As the sisters reconnect and try to heal old wounds, something waits in the nearby woods. A strange object, made not by the hands of man, beckons them to it. As they begin to try and unlock its secrets, Abby is plagued by nightmares of an alien presence that seem all too real. Little do the sisters realize that this object is actually a device, one with a purpose too horrible to comprehend. As the events of the past and the present begin to merge, new discoveries will threaten to tear apart their newly reformed family, and the inhuman creators of the device will attempt to finish a terrible experiment begun years before.





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