10 best movies like Robot Overlords (2015)

Movies similar to Robot Overlords (2015): Captive State, Bumblebee, Attraction, Alien: Covenant, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, The Aliens, Star Trek Beyond, Pixels, Chappie, Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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Captive State (2019)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, thriller
Duration02:19
CharactersAliens, Poor
PlotUprising, Alien invasion, Conspiracies
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Unexpected ending

Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored.

Bumblebee (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersAliens, Teens, Robots
PlotCars, UFO, Technology
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary yellow VW bug.

Attraction (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic
CountryRussia
Duration02:09
CharactersAliens, Fathers, Guests, Military
PlotLove, UFO, War
PlaceMoscow, Russia, Space

After an alien ship crash lands in a Russian city, many who see the inside and the occupants start to question their own existence while others demand the aliens leave Earth.

Alien: Covenant (2017)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Androids
PlotTime travel, Adventure
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the 'synthetic', David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryFrance, USA, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:47
CharactersPartners, Friends, Aliens, Warriors
PlotAdventure
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
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.

The Aliens (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersAliens
PlaceEngland, London

Nearly 40 years ago aliens crash-landed in the UK. They look like us, but are forced to live in a ghetto. Border control officer Lewis falls in love with one.

Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China
Duration02:24
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Friends, Aliens
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Fidelity
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

Pixels (2015)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, cartoon
CountryChina, Canada, USA
Duration02:02
CharactersAliens, Losers, Family
PlotAdventure
TimeFuture

Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.

Chappie (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, South Africa, Mexico
Duration02:17
CharactersRobots, Criminals, Scientists, Gangsters
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Consciousness, Adventure
TimeFuture
StyleTouching

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.

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersSuperhero, Robots
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Apocalypse, Adventure, Travel
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens, Military, Journalists, Friends, Warriors
PlotTime travel, Alien invasion, War
PlaceLondon
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Exciting

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:01
CharactersSuperhero, Raccoons, Aliens, Pirates, Friends
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceSpace, Prison, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Interesting, For a group of friends, Exciting

Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.

Earth to Echo (2014)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersAliens, Friends
PlotUFO, Adventure, Investigation

After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and the authorities. When everyone around them refuses to take the messages seriously, the three embark on a secret adventure to crack the code and follow it to its source. But taking matters into their own hands gets the trio in way over their heads when they discover a mysterious being from another world who desperately needs their help. The epic, suspenseful and exciting journey that follows will change all of their lives forever.

Big Hero 6 (2014)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersRobots, Superhero, Teens, Brothers
PlotAdventure
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleDisney, Exciting

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Closed Circuit (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersTerrorists, Lawyers, Detectives
PlotAdventure
PlaceEngland, London
StyleDisturbing, Action

A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect, and the attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe as special advocate on his defence team. On the eve of the trial, the accused's attorney dies and a new one, Martin Rose, steps in. Martin and Claudia are former lovers—a fact which must remain hidden—and, as Martin assembles his case, he uncovers a sinister conspiracy that places him and Claudia in danger.

Battle: Los Angeles (2011)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersAliens, Special Forces
PlotAlien invasion, UFO, Survival

The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a line in the sand as they take on an enemy unlike any they've ever encountered before.

Battle of Los Angeles (2011)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 1.9)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersAliens, Soldier, Ninja
PlotAlien invasion, UFO, Survival
PlaceSpaceships

In February 1942 Us forces engaged an unidentified flying object above Los Angeles. Now almost 70 years later, the alien invaders have returned.

I Am Number Four (2011)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Pupils, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship, Pursuit, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleExciting

A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly normal teen John Smith never gets too comfortable in the same identity, and along with his guardian, Henri, he is constantly moving from town to town. With each passing day, John gains a stronger grasp on his extraordinary new powers, and his bond to the beings that share his fantastic fate grows stronger.

Paul (2011)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersAliens, Friends
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Chase, Relationship, The escape, Road adventures, UFO
StyleFor a group of friends

For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing uncomfortably close, Paul escapes on the first RV that passes by his compound in Area 51. Fortunately, it contains the two earthlings who are most likely to rescue and harbor an alien on the run.

Super 8 (2011)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersTeens, Detectives, Aliens
PlotMystery, Mystery, UFO, Adventure

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police
PlotAdventure, Investigation
PlaceEngland, London
StyleSteampunk, For men

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

Avatar (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersAliens, Military, Disabled people, Scientists, Friends, Soldier, Warriors
PlotTravel, Love, War, Fight, Chase, Betrayal, Adventure, Survival
PlaceSpace, Forest, Mountains
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

District 9 (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa
Duration01:52
CharactersAliens
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, Mystery, Mystery
TimeFuture

Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United (MNU).

Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersAliens
PlotAdventure, UFO
PlaceSpaceships
StyleExciting

A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.

Surrogates (2009)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersRobots, Doctors
PlotAdventure, Chase, Investigation
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk

Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.

Astro Boy (2009)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryHong Kong, USA, Japan
Duration01:34
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Robots
PlotAdventure
TimeFuture
StyleFor children, Exciting

Set in the futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (Atom) is a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before returning to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who rejected him.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic
Duration02:30
CharactersWizards, Teens, Witch
PlotAdventure
PlaceEngland, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture

One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new characters, including Trufflehunter the badger and Nikabrik the dwarf, the Pevensie clan embarks on an incredible quest to ensure that Narnia is returned to its rightful heir.

V for Vendetta (2006)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:12
PlotRevolution, Freedom, Uprising, Revenge
PlaceEngland
TimeFuture

In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can continue his fight to free the people of Britain.

28 Days Later (2002)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Military
PlotApocalypse, End of the world
PlaceEngland, London
TimeFuture

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

Snatch (2000)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:42
CharactersThieves, Gangsters, Gangsters
PlotGems, Adventure, Revenge, Chase, Intrigue
PlaceEngland, New York, London, USA
StyleFor a group of friends, For men

The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the search for a stolen diamond, and the other about a boxing promoter who’s having trouble with a psychotic gangster.

Men in Black (1997)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersSpecial agents, Aliens, Police
PlotMulti-part, Investigation, UFO
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Exciting

After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find themselves in the middle of a deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies.

Independence Day (1996)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersAliens, Pilots
PlotAlien invasion, UFO, End of the world
PlaceSpaceships

On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.

The Thing (1982)
Mark8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens
PlotUFO, Supernatural, Survival
PlaceAntarctica

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.

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