20 best movies like Mr. Nobody (2009)

List of the best movies like Mr. Nobody (2009): The Thirteenth Floor, Arrival, I Origins, The Lobster, Inception, Her, ARQ, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Cloud Atlas, The Discovery.

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Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:40

Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel world that's just like the 30's with seemingly real people with real emotions.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, India
Duration02:32

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: 7.4
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

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
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:36

    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.

    Markimdb: 8.8
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
    CountryUSA, United Kingdom
    Duration02:28

      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: 8
      Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:06

      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: 6.4
      Genrefantastic, action, thriller
      CountryCanada, USA
      Duration01:52

      Two old friends living in a dystopic future become trapped in a mysterious time loop — one that may have something to do with an ongoing battle between an omnipotent corporation and a ragtag band of rebels.

      Markimdb: 8.3
      Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:48

      Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

      Markimdb: 7.4
      Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, detective
      CountryUSA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore
      Duration02:52

      A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Based on the award winning novel by David Mitchell. Directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis.

      Markimdb: 6.2
      Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:48

      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: 7.2
      Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
      CountryCanada, USA
      Duration01:36

      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: 6.5
      Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
      CountryUSA, South Africa, Canada
      Duration01:37

        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.

        Markimdb: 8.6
        Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
        CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
        Duration02:49

          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: 6
          Genrefantastic, action
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:46

          An underground MMA fighter must confront his sister and his past in an adventure through parallel universes

          Markimdb: 5.8
          Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama
          CountryCanada

          In the near future, as humanity prepares to set foot on Mars, Jacob Obus, an elderly musician, takes pride in slowing down time by playing instruments inspired by women's bodies, designed by his friend Arthur. A love triangle develops when Jacob and Arthur both fall in love with Avril, a young photographer. Enter Eugène Spaak, Arthur's father, an inventor and cosmologist who unveils a new theory about man's desire to reach Mars and helps Jacob find the true meaning of life and love.

          Markimdb: 6.1
          Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
          CountryUnited Kingdom, Romania, France
          Duration01:46

          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: 6.2
          Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
          CountrySpain, France, United Kingdom, Germany, USA
          Duration01:31

          Victor Bukowski is an out-of-work actor with problems. He's got a lousy agent, he has a habit of falling out with directors and he's still in love with his ex-girlfriend. However, Victor is about to embark on an unexpected emotional journey which will make him confront his future and his past mistakes.

          Markimdb: 5.4
          Genrefantastic, drama, detective
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:21

          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.

          Markimdb: 6.7
          Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
          CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
          Duration02:44

          A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

          Markimdb: 6.5
          Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
          CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, USA, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, China, Thailand
          Duration01:47

          In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where species from across the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence, and cultures. At the center of Alpha is a mysterious dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

          Markimdb: 6.8
          Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
          CountryUSA
          Duration02:17

          Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

          Markimdb: 5.8
          Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure
          CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Republic of Ireland
          Duration01:45

          In the far future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.

          Markimdb: 7.8
          Genrefantastic, drama, detective
          CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
          Duration01:37

          With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident however, he wakens to find that he is not alone.

          Markimdb: 3.6
          Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:43

          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: 7.7
          Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, detective
          CountryCanada, USA
          Duration01:56

          An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.

          Markimdb: 6.8
          Genrefantasy, drama
          CountrySweden, Germany, Norway, France

          Inspired by “One Thousand and One Nights,” the celebrated collection of Middle Eastern and Indian folk tales, “About Endlessness,” in its juxtaposition of tableaux capturing moments in life, explores the preciousness and beauty of our existence, awakening in us the wish to maintain this eternal treasure and pass it on.

          Markimdb: 7.5
          Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, adventure
          CountryFrance, Germany, Spain, Belgium, USA
          Duration01:52

          A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.

          Markimdb: 7.8
          Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
          CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
          Duration02:03

            The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life – so he decides to make his world a better place... by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as he thinks.

            Markimdb: 6.5
            Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:44

            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
            Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
            CountryFrance, Belgium
            Duration02:05

            A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.

            Markimdb: 6.9
            Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
            CountryUSA, New Zealand
            Duration01:53

            Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven.

            Markimdb: 5.3
            Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
            CountryUSA

            A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

            Markimdb: 7.3
            Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom
            Duration01:54

            A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.

            Markimdb: 7.4
            Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
            CountryUSA, China
            Duration01:58

            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: 6.7
            Genrefantastic, action, melodrama
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:49

            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'.

            Markimdb: 7.5
            Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom
            Duration01:53

            Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his life. But when the narration reveals he is going to die, Harold must find the author and convince them to change the ending.

            Markimdb: 7.2
            Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
            CountryUSA, Canada
            Duration02:32

            After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.

            Markimdb: 7.3
            Genrecomedy, drama
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:57

            Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.

            Markimdb: 6.2
            Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
            CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
            Duration01:59

              Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.

              Markimdb: 5.8
              Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
              CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
              Duration02:02

              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: 6.1
              Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
              CountryFrance, Germany, USA, United Kingdom
              Duration01:31

              When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.

              Markimdb: 6.6
              Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
              CountryUSA
              Duration02:09

              On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.

              Markimdb: 7.3
              Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
              CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Greece, France
              Duration01:58

                A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.

                Markimdb: 5.4
                Genrefantastic, drama, music
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:26

                After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the International Space Station. As time passes and life support systems dwindle, Lee battles to maintain his sanity - and simply stay alive. His world is a claustrophobic and lonely existence, until he makes a strange discovery aboard the ship.

                Markimdb: 6.9
                Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:32

                  On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.

                  Markimdb: 7.8
                  Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
                  CountryUSA
                  Duration01:46

                  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.

                  Markimdb: 6.6
                  Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, crime
                  CountryUSA
                  Duration02:08

                  Two strangers find their lives colliding in an impossible way. Alex is a methodical cargo thief working for a dangerous cartel. Sam is a determined paramedic trying to save the world while running from her past.

                  Markimdb: 5.3
                  Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
                  CountryUSA, Canada
                  Duration01:35

                  A quirk in time and space gives a failed filmmaker the chance to reshape his destiny when he visits his peculiar alma mater.

                  Markimdb: 8.2
                  Genrecomedy, drama
                  CountryUSA
                  Duration01:43

                  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: 6.5
                  Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama
                  CountryUSA, Spain, Romania, Germany, Canada, Ethiopia
                  Duration01:34

                  'Beti and Amare' is a historical science-fiction film set in 1936 Ethiopia. Beti, a young Ethiopian girl has escaped Mussolini's troops and found refuge in the peaceful south of Ethiopia. As the Italians march ever closer Beti has to battle hunger, thirst, and the unwelcome sexual advances of the local militia. When the situation threatens to escalate towards the unthinkable, a spaceship cracks through the clouds... its cargo... love.




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