dystopian-esque movies

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Embers - (2015 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3503460/
http://www.embersmovie.com/

A few stories about everyday people in a world without memories.

Slow and moody; very good.



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The Truman Show - (1988 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120382/

For the first time, a child is adopted by a corporation, who uses him to create the reality TV show of reality TV shows.

A fantastic movie that resolves like a hot shower after a good day's work building a deck; refreshing and wholesome.

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Freaks - (2018 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8781414/

A father hides his seven year old from a strangely-hostile world.

Extremely well-acted and written; highly recommended light viewing.

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Advantageous - (2015 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3090670/

In a utopic-ish world, a woman ages out of her career and looks to transplant into a new opportunity.

Plodding and uninteresting.



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Equals - (2015 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3289728/
http://equals-the-movie.com/

In a world where humanity's survivors have had their emotion genetically engineered out, one man joins the victims who are recovering.

Featuring Kristen Stewart as herself; an emotionless plank of wood.

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Logan's Run - (1976 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074812/

An enforcer for the survivors of a ruined world learns that he lives in a utopia that stagnates population.

Although it got slow later on, it's quite nice even with its age.



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Don't Worry Darling - (2022 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10731256/

A workaholic can't deal with being entitled and bored.

Really REALLY boring. I could have written it so much better that it's depressing to have watched.



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Terminator 2 - Judgment Day - (1991 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103064/

A machine goes back in time to save it's reprogrammer from another machine that was created thanks to another instance of that first machine having been sent back in time to kill that reprogrammer's mother which created the timeline that made the machines in the first place. Or something.

A great movie, although I'm not sure if it could be watched on it's own. Thankfully The Terminator - (1984 movie) is a must-watch.



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<th>- (1986 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091341/

Two strangers press a button and are whisked away to a capitalist dystopia.

It's alternately boring and stupid.



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District 13꞉ Ultimatum image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1247640/

Bad Guys want to blow up a shithole to make money in rebuilding.

It's okay I guess, but the writing is off and it's frequently a tired revisitation of the earlier movie.

  • Trailer
  • Properly titled District 13꞉ Ultimatum
  • Original title: Banlieue 13: Ultimatum



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