Movies and TV Shows about dystopia

The Maze Runner
  • The Maze Runner (2014)
  • Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • 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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The Maze Runner
The Handmaid's Tale
  • The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
  • Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
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The Handmaid's Tale
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Ready Player One
  • Ready Player One (2018)
  • Science Fiction,
  • When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his billions. A contest users are willing to kill to win.
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Ready Player One
Logan
Logan
Fahrenheit 451
  • Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
  • In an oppressive future, a 'fireman' whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
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Fahrenheit 451
Colony
  • Colony (2016)
  • Drama,
  • In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, others have rebelled — and suffer the consequences.
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Colony
Blade Runner 2049
Blade Runner 2049
The Matrix
  • The Matrix (1999)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Thomas A. Anderson is a man living two lives. By day he is an average computer programmer and by night a malevolent hacker known as Neo, who finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker, who reveals the shocking truth about our reality.
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The Matrix
Interstellar
  • Interstellar (2014)
  • Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction,
  • Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
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Interstellar
Insurgent
  • Insurgent (2015)
  • Adventure, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.
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Insurgent
Terminator Genisys
  • Terminator Genisys (2015)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him from both fronts; past and future, and will ultimately change warfare forever.
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Terminator Genisys
I, Robot
  • I, Robot (2004)
  • Action, Science Fiction,
  • In the year 2035, where robots are common and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may be in danger.
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I, Robot
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father Charles. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects... Especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
  • Adventure, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.
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Mad Max: Fury Road
Blade Runner
  • Blade Runner (1982)
  • Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to kill a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
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Blade Runner
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
  • Crime,
  • Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.
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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
  • Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
  • Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD’s vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all.
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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
The Purge: Anarchy
  • The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.
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The Purge: Anarchy
Fight Club
  • Fight Club (1999)
  • Drama,
  • A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.
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Fight Club
Allegiant
  • Allegiant (2016)
  • Adventure, Science Fiction,
  • Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
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Allegiant
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever.
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Alien
  • Alien (1979)
  • Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.
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Alien
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  • Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day
World War Z
  • World War Z (2013)
  • Drama, Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.
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World War Z
The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has discovered his superpowers including super speed, ability to see the codes of the things inside the matrix and a certain degree of pre-cognition. But a nasty piece of news hits the human resistance: 250,000 machine sentinels are digging to Zion and would reach them in 72 hours. As Zion prepares for the ultimate war, Neo, Morpheus and Trinity are advised by the Oracle to find the Keymaker who would help them reach the Source. Meanwhile Neo's recurrent dreams depicting Trinity's death have got him worried and as if it was not enough, Agent Smith has somehow escaped deletion, has become more powerful than before and has fixed Neo as his next target.
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The Matrix Reloaded
Gattaca
  • Gattaca (1997)
  • Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery, Romance,
  • 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.
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Gattaca
The Last Man on Earth
  • The Last Man on Earth (2015)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • The year is 2022, and after an unlikely event, only one man is left on earth: Phil Miller, who used to be just an average guy who loved his family and hated his job at the bank. Now, in his RV, Phil searches the country for other survivors.
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The Last Man on Earth
The Fifth Element
  • The Fifth Element (1997)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • It’s the year 2257 and a taxi driver has been unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity. The Fifth Element takes place in a futuristic metropolitan city and is filmed in a French comic book aesthetic by a British, French and American lineup.
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The Fifth Element
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
  • Adventure, Drama, Action, Science Fiction, War,
  • 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.
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Terminator Salvation
  • Terminator Salvation (2009)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether Wright has come from the future or the past -- and whether he's friend or foe.
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Terminator Salvation
The Purge: Election Year
  • The Purge: Election Year (2016)
  • Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On the night of what should be the final Purge, a betrayal from within the government forces Barnes and Roan out onto the street where they must fight to survive the night.
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The Purge: Election Year
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
  • Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 started. Good thing Connor's former nemesis, the Terminator, is back to aid the now-adult Connor … just like he promised.
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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Divergent
  • Divergent (2014)
  • Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • 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.
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Divergent
The Terminator
  • The Terminator (1984)
  • Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine?
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The Terminator
Upgrade
  • Upgrade (2018)
  • Set in the Near Future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life, but when Grey, a self identify technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant called stem.
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Upgrade
Resident Evil
  • Resident Evil (2002)
  • Horror, Action, Science Fiction,
  • When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain are charged with leading the mission. But they only have three hours before the pathogen becomes airborne and infects the world.
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Resident Evil
Sin City
  • Sin City (2005)
  • Action, Thriller, Crime,
  • Sin City is a neo-noir crime thriller based on Frank Miller's graphic novel series of the same name.The film is primarily based on three of Miller's works: The Hard Goodbye, about a man who embarks on a brutal rampage in search of his one-time sweetheart's killer; The Big Fat Kill, which focuses on a street war between a group of prostitutes and a group of mercenaries; and That Yellow Bastard, which follows an aging police officer who protects a young woman from a grotesquely disfigured serial killer.
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Sin City
Prometheus
  • Prometheus (2012)
  • Adventure, Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
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Prometheus