10 best movies like Ready Player One (2018)

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Movies similar to Ready Player One (2018): Alita: Battle Angel, 3%, Ingrid Goes West, Hackers, LX 2048, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Mute, Origin, Assassination Nation, Eighth Grade.

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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Argentina
CharactersRobots, Teens, Scientists, Military, Hunters, Warriors, Dogs
PlotMartial Arts, Fights without rules, Technology, Adventure, Motorcycles, Lost memory
PlaceLake, Spaceships, Mars
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Bright, Vivid, Cyberpunk, Fascinating, Tense

    When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.

    3% (2016)
    Mark1 (imdb: 7.4)
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
    CharactersPoor, Losers, Rich, Teenagers
    PlotUprising, Survival, Technology, Relationship, Fate, Power

      In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.

      Ingrid Goes West (2017)
      Markimdb: 6.6
      Genrecomedy, drama
      CharactersFriends, Girlfriends, Dogs, Artists, Orphans, Photographers
      PlotLove, Internet, Holidays, Social Media, Obsession, Weapon, Drug addict, Money, Mystery, Mental disorders, Loneliness, Cars
      PlaceParty, Los Angeles, USA, Beach, Deserts

        Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.

        Hackers (1995)
        Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
        Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
        CharactersProgrammers, Hackers, Teens, Friends
        PlotInternet, Rivalry, Computers, Technology, Virtual Reality, Pads
        StyleCyberpunk, Exciting, Disturbing

          Along with his new friends, a teenager who was arrested by the US Secret Service and banned from using a computer for writing a computer virus discovers a plot by a nefarious hacker, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus.

          LX 2048 (2020)
          Markimdb: 4.8
          Genrefantastic, drama
          CountryUSA, Lithuania
          CharactersFamily, Fathers, Terminally ill
          PlotVirtual Reality, Technology, Death, Relationship, Artificial Intelligence, Love
          StyleTouching, Exciting, Tense, Makes me think

            In the near future, the sun has become so toxic people can no longer leave their houses in daytime, and normal life is conducted mostly inside the virtual realm. Against this dystopian backdrop, a dying man seeks to ensure the future well-being of his family, while coping with what it means to be human in this new reality.

            Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
            Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
            Genrefantasy, adventure, family
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom
            CharactersFamily, Wizards, Witch, Cats, Teachers, Dragons, Snake, Monsters, Terrorists
            PlotUprising, Magic, Mystery, Mystery, Confrontation, Adventure, Love, Prison Break
            PlaceNew York, Paris, England, Prison, Mountains, Ships, Jungle
            StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Depressive, Unexpected ending

              Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

              Mute (2018)
              Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.4)
              Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
              CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
              CharactersBartenders, Doctors, Mute, Good people
              PlotInvestigation, Technology, Revenge, Love, Missing people, Justice
              PlaceBerlin, Germany
              StyleNetflix, Cyberpunk, Action, Exciting, Disturbing, Worth watching

                A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.

                Origin (2018)
                Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.1)
                Genrehorror, fantastic
                CountryUnited Kingdom
                PlotSurvival, Survival
                PlaceSpace, Space, Spaceships
                TimeFuture, Future
                StyleDisturbing, Tense, For men

                  A group of troubled passengers wake up on a damaged spaceship abandoned in deep space, each having left behind a dark past in search of a fresh start on a newly colonized planet. As their terrifying situation spirals into paranoia, they come to realize that the greatest threat to their dream of starting over – and indeed their lives – is something far darker than the pasts they were so desperate to escape.

                  Assassination Nation (2018)
                  Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.9)
                  Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
                  CharactersGirlfriends, Teens, Hackers, Friends
                  PlotMystery, Technology, Social Media, Survival, Weapon, Revenge, Computers
                  StyleFancy, Exciting, Tense

                    High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the result is absolute madness leaving Lily and her friends questioning whether they'll live through the night.

                    Eighth Grade (2018)
                    Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.4)
                    Genrecomedy, drama
                    CharactersTeens, Teachers, Photographers
                    PlotInternet, Social Media, Technology, Dancing, Money, Computers, Happiness
                    StyleLight, Touching, To cry

                      Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

                      Dark Water (2017)
                      Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.9)
                      Genrehorror, drama
                      CharactersTeens, Friends
                      PlotAdventure, Love, Mystery, Mystery, Fear, Relationship
                      PlaceForest, Russia, Village, Lake

                        Strange and scary things start to happen after three young people spend a night on abandoned ship.

                        Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
                        Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
                        Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
                        PlotSuperpowers, Death
                        StyleNetflix, Spectacular

                          Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

                          DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016)
                          Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.8)
                          Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
                          CharactersSuperhero, Friends, Lifeguards, Superhero team, Superhero, Strong women, Monsters
                          PlotDisasters, Time machine, Adventures, Time travel, Martial Arts, Love
                          StyleFascinating, Spectacular

                            When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?

                            Ghost in the Shell (2017)
                            Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.3)
                            Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
                            CountryUSA, India, Hong Kong, China
                            CharactersHackers, Police, Doctors
                            PlotConspiracies, Artificial Intelligence, Consciousness, Investigation, Chase, Technology, Internet
                            PlaceLaboratory, Japan
                            StyleCyberpunk, Tense, Philosophical

                              In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

                              Like Me (2018)
                              Markimdb: 5.3
                              Genrehorror, drama, crime
                              PlotCars, Abduction, Internet, Social Media

                                After posting a video of herself robbing a convenience store, Kiya amasses a huge social media following. A reckless loner, she seeks some form of genuine human connection. Through her travels, she encounters a drifter, an Internet troll and a paint huffing outsider who are all pulled into her circle of chaos, junk food, and drugs.

                                Soy Luna (2016)
                                Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
                                Genrecomedy, family, music
                                CharactersTeenagers, Parents

                                  Luna leads a happy life in Mexico where she enjoys skating. Her life change overnight when a wealthy woman offers Luna's parents a job in Argentina and also to pay an elite school for Luna. Luna and her family moves to Argentina. She should start a new life, makes new friends, but soon she discovers the Jam & Roller, a rollerskating club, where she can not only prove her talent on wheels, but also on the stage singing. And that's not all, Luna is adopted and her parents have never kept her adoption a secret. However, Luna is suddenly overtaken by her past after moving to Argentina.

                                  Allegiant (2016)
                                  Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.7)
                                  Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
                                  CharactersFriends, Scientists, Lawyers, Strong women, Hackers
                                  PlotApocalypse, Love, War, Survival, Technology, Martial Arts, Prison Break, Virtual Reality, Chase
                                  PlacePrison, Aircraft, Village
                                  TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
                                  StyleUnexpected ending

                                    Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.

                                    Paper Towns (2015)
                                    Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
                                    Genrecomedy, melodrama, detective
                                    CharactersTeens, Friends, Students
                                    PlotLove, Adventure, Cars
                                    StyleExciting, Fascinating, Gloomy

                                      Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he follows. After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues-and they're for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees of the girl he thought he knew.

                                      Outlander (2014)
                                      Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.4)
                                      Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
                                      CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                                      CharactersNurses, Soldier
                                      PlotTime travel, Adventures, Love triangle
                                      StyleTo cry, Spectacular, Fascinating

                                        The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

                                        Chappie (2015)
                                        Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
                                        Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
                                        CountryUSA, South Africa, Mexico
                                        CharactersRobots, Criminals, Scientists, Gangsters, Inventors
                                        PlotArtificial Intelligence, Consciousness, Adventure, Technology, Robbery
                                        StyleTouching, Exciting, Disturbing, For men, Fancy, Cyberpunk

                                          Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.