Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)

Movies like THX 1138 (1971).

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Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
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Brazil (1985)

Brazil (1985) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond
Duration: 2h 12mins
Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi

In a dystopian, polluted, over-consumerist, hyper-bureaucratic totalitarian future somewhere in the 20th century, Sam Lowry is a low-level government employee who frequently daydreams of himself as a winged warrior saving a damsel in distress.
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Children of Men (2006)

Children of Men (2006) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

Children of Men is a 2006 science fiction action-thriller film co-written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón. The screenplay, based on P. D.
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Brave New World (1998)

Brave New World (1998) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Peter Gallagher, Leonard Nimoy, Tim Guinee, Rya Kihlstedt
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi

The movie loosely follows the plot of Huxley's novel, but adds a coda to the end.
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Surrogates (2009)

Surrogates (2009) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Ving Rhames, Rosamund Pike
Duration: 1h 29mins
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the near future, widespread use of remotely controlled androids called "Surrogates" enables everyone to live in idealized forms from the safety of their homes.
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The Final Cut (2004)

The Final Cut (2004) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Robin Williams, Jim Caviezel, Mira Sorvino, Mimi Kuzyk
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A brief introduction describes "cutters", who edit the collected memories of the recently dead into feature-length memorials that are viewed by loved ones at funerals.
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The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

The Thirteenth Floor (1999) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Vincent D'Onofrio
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In 1999 Los Angeles, Hannon Fuller (Mueller-Stahl) owns a multibillion-dollar computer enterprise and is the inventor of a newly completed virtual reality (VR) simulation of 1937 Los Angeles, filled with simulated humans unaware they are computer programs.
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Automata (2014)

Automata (2014) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Dylan McDermott, Melanie Griffith
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

In the late 2030s, solar flares irradiate the Earth, killing over 99% of the world's population.
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Puzzlehead (2005)

Puzzlehead (2005) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Stephen Galaida, Robbie Shapiro, Mark Janis, Mark Lampert
Duration: 1h 21mins
Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi

Walter, a scientist living in a dark world where technology has been outlawed, secretly works to create a self-aware android in his own likeness.
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Silent Running (1972)

Silent Running (1972) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint
Duration: 1h 29mins
Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi

In the future, all plant life on Earth is becoming extinct.
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No Escape (1994)

No Escape (1994) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Ray Liotta, Lance Henriksen, Stuart Wilson, Kevin Dillon
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

In 2022, the penal system is run by corporations, and prisoners are seen as assets.
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Fortress (1992)

Fortress (1992) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Christopher Lambert, Loryn Locklin, Kurtwood Smith, Clifton Collins Jr.
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

In 2017, ex-army officer John Henry Brennick and his wife Karen are attempting to cross the Canada–United States border to Vancouver to have a second child.
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Repo Men (2010)

Repo Men (2010) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Alice Braga, Liev Schreiber
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In 2025, advancements in medical technology have perfected bio-mechanical organs.
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Hardware (1990)

Hardware (1990) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, John Lynch, Carl McCoy
Duration: 1h 34mins
Genres: Sci-Fi, Thriller

A nomad scavenger treks through an irradiated wasteland and discovers a buried robot.
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In Time (2011)

In Time (2011) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy, Olivia Wilde
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In 2169, people are genetically engineered to stop aging on their 25th birthday, when a one-year countdown on their forearm begins.
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I, Robot (2004)

I, Robot (2004) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood, Alan Tudyk
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

In the year 2035, humanoid robots serve humanity, which is protected by the Three Laws of Robotics of Isaac Asimov.
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The Giver (2014)

The Giver (2014) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Following a calamity referred to as The Ruin, society has been reorganized. Conflict, pain, and suffering have been mostly removed from human experience.
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Brave New World (2020 - 2020)

Brave New World (2020 - 2020) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Jessica Brown Findlay, Harry Lloyd, Nina Sosanya
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Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi

In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.
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A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, Sam Robards
Duration: 2h 26mins
Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi

A. I. Artificial Intelligence (also known as A. I. ) is a 2001 American science fiction drama film directed by Steven Spielberg.
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Cyber Wars (2004)

Cyber Wars (2004) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Genevieve O'Reilly, Luoyong Wang, Kay Siu Lim, David Warner
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

In 2019, nearly everyone is identified by an implanted microchip and connected to the cybernet. Criminals use fake chips, known as "SIMs" (Simulated Identity iMplants).
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Soylent Green (1973)

Soylent Green (1973) - Movies Most Similar to THX 1138 (1971)
Starring: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi

In the year 2022, the cumulative effects of overpopulation, pollution, and some apparent climate catastrophe have caused severe worldwide shortages of food, water and housing.
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