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20 best movies like Mr. Nobody (2009)

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

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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: 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
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Rabbits, Blind
PlotLove, Dancing, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Forest, Greece, Hotels
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Smart, Vital signs

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
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: 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: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersBlonde girls
PlotSurvival, Time travel, End of the world, Abduction, Technology
PlaceParallel worlds, Labyrinths
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Smart

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
CharactersDoctors
PlotLove, Time travel, Puzzles, Depression, Jealousy
PlaceTrains, USA, Office
StylePopular, Romantic, Exciting, Psychological problems, Mind-altering

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
PlotPuzzles, Death, Supernatural, Life after death, Meaning of life
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleInteresting, Exciting, Psychological problems, Dystopian, Twisted plot

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: 6.3
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: 7.2
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: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, South Africa, Canada
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens
PlotTravel, Friendship, Fate
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Makes me think, Serious

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
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: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersFamily, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Time travel, End of the world, Abduction
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleInteresting, Twisted plot, Smart, Tense

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

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:40
CharactersProgrammers
PlotTime travel, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Computer games, Investigation
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleMind-altering, Atmospheric, Deep Meaning, Makes me think, Cyberpunk

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: 6
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersGeniuses, Models, Photographers, Friends
PlotLove, Travel, Virtual Reality, Obsession, Friendship
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Moon, Canada
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, Light, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating

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
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: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain, France, United Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:31
CharactersWriters, Psychologists, Friends, Actors
PlotLove, Time travel, Relationship, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceIndia
StyleRomantic, Fancy, Touching

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: 5.5
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersSerial killers, Scientists
PlotTime travel, Travel, Time machine, Art, Technology
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense

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
CharactersWitch, Teens, Monsters, Childrens, Immortals
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers
PlaceIslands, Fantastic worlds, England, Orphan home, Boarding school
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Gothic, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

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
CharactersKings, Aliens, Military, Friends, Womanizers
PlotAdventure, Cheating
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

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: 6.9
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersPianists, Single mothers, Widows, Singers
PlotDancing, Money, Loneliness, Death, Computers
PlaceParty, Kitchen, Hospitals
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Touching

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: 5.9
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:45
CharactersHorses, Immortals
PlotRevolution, Death, Uprising
TimeFuture
StyleFancy, Serious

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
CharactersAstronauts
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Loneliness, Depression
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric

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
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: 7.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:56
PlotTime travel, Travel, Mystery, Fulfillment of desires, Dreams
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleDeep Meaning, Fancy

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

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, drama
CountrySweden, Germany, Norway, France
PlotObsession, Death, Meaning of life, Fate
PlaceSweden
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Vital signs, Makes me think, Serious

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
CharactersStreet children
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Dreams
PlaceIslands
StyleAtmospheric, Gothic

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
CharactersLawyers
PlotLove, Time travel, Magic, Superpowers, Loneliness
PlaceEngland, Party, London, USA
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Kind, Sad ones, To cry

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
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
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:05
CharactersDogs, Inventors
PlotDancing, Death
PlaceMountains, France
TimeHoneymoon
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Philosophical, Atmospheric

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





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