10 best movies like The Giver (2014)

Movies similar to The Giver (2014): If I Stay, Before I Fall, Geek Charming, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, City of Ember, Warm Bodies, Pleasantville, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Equals, The Maze Runner.

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If I Stay (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersTeens
StyleTouching

Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock singer/guitarist. However, a car wreck changes everything in an instant, and now Mia's life hangs in the balance. Suspended between life and death, Mia faces a choice that will decide her future.

Before I Fall (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersStrong women
PlotTime travel

Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.

Geek Charming (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Friends

Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a fountain, this princess comes face-to-face with her own personal frog, self-professed film geek Josh Rosen. In return for rescuing Dylan's bag, Josh convinces Dylan to let him film her for his documentary on high school popularity. Reluctantly, Dylan lets F-list Josh into her A-list world, and is shocked to realize that sometimes nerds can be pretty cool. But when Dylan's so-called prince charming of a boyfriend dumps her flat, her life and her social status comes to a crashing halt. Can Dylan win the Woodlands Academy Fall Formal Blossom Queen crown? Can Josh win the Woodlands Academy 10th Annual Film Festival? Can Dylan, with Josh's help, pull the pieces together to create her own happily-ever-after?

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersWizards, Teens
PlotAdventure, Survival
PlaceEngland
TimeFuture

Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.

City of Ember (2008)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotExpeditions, Adventure
TimePost apocalypse

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, in a race against time, must search Ember for clues that will unlock the ancient mystery of the city's existence, before the the lights go out forever.

Warm Bodies (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Friends
PlotLove, Supernatural
PlaceUSA

After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

Pleasantville (1998)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTeens
PlotTime travel
PlaceParallel worlds

Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But when Jennifer's modern attitude disrupts Pleasantville's peaceful but boring routine, she literally brings color into its life.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:51
CharactersFriends
PlotUprising, Love, Rivalry, Survival, Revolution
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.

Equals (2015)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Indonesia
Duration02:17
PlotDepression, Love
TimeFuture

A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated.

The Maze Runner (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, The escape, Love, Mystery, Fear, Apocalypse, Lost memory, Adventure
PlaceLabyrinths
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.

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Equilibrium (2002)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersKillers
PlotRevolution, Uprising, Weapon
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Dystopian

In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.

Divergent (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersTeens
PlotMulti-part, Uprising, Survival
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.

The Host (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration02:05
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.

The Hunger Games (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersHunters
PlotMulti-part, Revolution, Love, Chase, Competitions, Survival
PlaceForest, Trains
TimeFuture

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. The world will be watching.

The Island (2005)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersDoubles, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Genetic experiments, Experiments, Hunting, The escape
PlaceIslands
TimeFuture

In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last uncontaminated location on the planet. But Lincoln soon discovers that everything about his existence is a lie.

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Cancer, Time travel, Death, Funeral, First love
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, To cry

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

The Village (2004)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersMonsters
PlotMystery
PlaceForest, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Fascinating

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

The DUFF (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersFriends, Girlfriends, Teens
PlotLove
PlaceSchool, USA

Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together they'll face the school's mean girl and remind everyone that we are all someone's DUFF… and that's totally fine.

Insurgent (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersFriends, Heroes
PlotFight, Revolution
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting

Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.

Gattaca (1997)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersJanitors
PlotThe escape, Double life, Dreams, Success, Fate
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleMakes me think

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.

I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:42
CharactersFriends

A valedictorian's declaration of love for a high-school cheerleader launches a night of revelry, reflection and romance for a group of graduating seniors.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:37
CharactersWizards, Friends, Teens, Monsters, Teachers, Pupils, Dragons
PlotAdventure, Competitions, Magic, Witchcraft
PlaceSchool, England, London

Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that he stands for.

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