Tag: dystopia

The Prize of Peril (1983) 6.7

The Prize of Peril (1983)

Storyline:In a futuristic society, contestants pit their survival skills against each other in a fight to the death for cash prizes, and the contest is aired live on television.User Reviews: When the power of a TV cam...

The Handmaid’s Tale (1990) 6

The Handmaid’s Tale (1990)

Storyline:Set in a Fascistic future America, The Handmaid's Tale tells the story of Kate, a handmaid. In this America, the religious right has taken over and gone hog-wild. Kate is a criminal, guilty of the crime of t...

Inquisition (2009) 6.3

Inquisition (2009)

Storyline:In a country where religion has been outlawed, one man continues to practice his beliefs and attempts to understand his persecutors...even if it means his own death.User Reviews: Shades of 1984 - only in a m...

Krabi (1976) 7.4

Krabi (1976)

Storyline:A sci-fi film that is an allegory about the suicidal character of war waged by militant factions. A military scientist who originally intends to breed perfect robots - crabs, based on the principle "the stro...

The Lobster (2015) 7.2

The Lobster (2015)

Storyline:A love story set in a dystopian near future where single people are arrested and transferred to a creepy hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed i...

Burst City (1982) 6.1

Burst City (1982)

Storyline:Punk rock gangs and music groups clash with one another and the brutal police force in a futuristic Tokyo setting.User Reviews: A shame few will get the chance to see this movie. It was suggested to me as a ...

Æon Flux (2005) 5.5

Æon Flux (2005)

Storyline:400 years in the future, set in the year 2415, Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin. Four centuries after a virus nearly annihilated the human race, leaving only five million survivors in a utopian city called...

The Illustrator (2020) 4.6

The Illustrator (2020)

Storyline:In a post-apocalyptic Miami, a young woman clashes with her secretive and enigmatic boss in a divided America where one totalitarian political party reigns.User Reviews: There is not one aspect of this movie...

Alphaville (1965) 7.1

Alphaville (1965)

Storyline:Lemmy Caution, an American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet. His very American character is at odds with the city's ruler, an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has ou...

White Man’s Burden (1995) 5.3

White Man’s Burden (1995)

Storyline:The story takes place in alternative America where the blacks are members of social elite, and whites are inhabitants of inner city ghettos. Louis Pinnock is a struggling white worker in a chocolate factory,...

A Feral World (2020) 6.6

A Feral World (2020)

Storyline:An orphaned boy in a post-apocalyptic world, meets a grieving woman who is trying to find her lost daughter. Their journey leads them face-to-face with a despot who may have the daughter held captive.User Re...

Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 5 – Pyrophoric Cult (TV Movie 2015) 7.3

Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 5 – Pyrophoric Cult (TV Movie 2015)

Storyline:The broker-and perhaps creator-of the memory-altering virus comes to Japan and uses the virus to bring down an entire airline, killing all those aboard. The Major and her team set up a sting to capture the s...

The Trial (1962) 7.8

The Trial (1962)

Storyline:Josef K wakes up in the morning and finds the police in his room. They tell him that he is on trial but nobody tells him what he is accused of. In order to find out about the reason of this accusation and to...

Rakuen Tsuiho: Expelled from Paradise (2014) 6.7

Rakuen Tsuiho: Expelled from Paradise (2014)

Storyline:With Earth now left in ruins following the "Nano Hazard," most of humanity has abandoned the planet they once called home along with their physical bodies and rebuilt their digitalized minds into a society w...

Death Race 2000 (1975) 6.2

Death Race 2000 (1975)

Storyline:In the year 2000--against the backdrop of social turmoil, political unrest, and rampant anarchy--a now-totalitarian United States of America supports a brutal annual event to pacify the masses: the infamous ...

World Gone Wild (1987) 5.1

World Gone Wild (1987)

Storyline:In the nuclear ravaged wasteland of Earth 2087 water is as precious as life itself. The isolated Lost Wells outpost survived the holocaust and the inhabitants guard the source of their existence. Now an evil...

Death Race (2008) 6.4

Death Race (2008)

Storyline:In 2012, amid economic chaos and high unemployment, Americans watch by the millions as criminals with life sentences race armored cars on Terminal Island. Two-thirds of the combatants die but the winner may ...

Possessor (2020) 6.3

Possessor (2020)

Storyline:Tasya Vos is a corporate agent who uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people's bodies, driving them to commit assassinations for the benefit of the company. While she has a special gift for the w...

Snowpiercer (TV Series 2020– ) 6.7

Snowpiercer (TV Series 2020– )

Storyline:Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social ...

Snowpiercer (2013) 7.1

Snowpiercer (2013)

Storyline:Set in 2031, the entire world is frozen except for those aboard the Snowpiercer. For seventeen years, the world's survivors are on a train hurtling around the globe creating their own economy and class syste...

Remember (2012) 5.1

Remember (2012)

Storyline:Carl's job is to protect children in a society that has suffered from a great economic disaster. Following a traumatic incident, Carl receives a series of unusual messages that challenge him to remember his ...

The Humanity Bureau (2017) 4.8

The Humanity Bureau (2017)

Storyline:A dystopian thriller set in the year 2030 that sees the world in a permanent state of economic recession and facing serious environmental problems as a result of global warming.User Reviews: Waste of time. B...

Kill Command (2016) 5.3

Kill Command (2016)

Storyline:Set in a near future, technology-reliant society that pits man against killing machines. Against this backdrop an elite army unit is helicoptered to a remote, off-the-grid island training facility. What star...

Black Garden (2020) 8.0

Black Garden (2020)

Storyline:Set on Christmas Eve, eight days after the war ends, survivor Kate discovers a mysterious radio signal and befriends the voice. As she embarks on a journey to find its origins, Kate encounters the isolation ...