Most Popular "Future Noir" Titles
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1. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
2. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
3. Looper (2012)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
4. In Time (2011)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.
5. I Am Legend (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
Writers: Mark Protosevich, Akiva Goldsman, Richard Matheson, John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington | Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield
6. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
7. Dark City (1998)
R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
8. Minority Report (2002)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.
9. Children of Men (2006)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
10. Gattaca (1997)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
11. Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Mystery
A female cyborg cop and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.
12. RoboCop (1987)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.
13. Brick Mansions (2014)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An undercover Detroit cop navigates a dangerous neighborhood that's surrounded by a containment wall with the help of an ex-con in order to bring down a crime lord and his plot to devastate the entire city.
15. THX 1138 (1971)
R | 86 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Set in the 25th century, the story centers around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society.
16. Strange Days (1995)
R | 145 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a police conspiracy in 1999 Los Angeles.
17. RoboCop 2 (1990)
R | 117 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A corrupt businesswoman seeks to discredit Robocop in favor of her own model of cyborg.
18. Southland Tales (2006)
R | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
19. Cargo (2009)
112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In 2270, Earth is completely depleted and no one lives there anymore. Those that have money move to Rhea; but most of the population lives in orbit in space stations. Dr. Laura Portmann ... See full summary »
Writers: Arnold Bucher, Ivan Engler, Patrik Steinmann, Thilo Röscheisen, Johnny Hartmann | Directors: Ivan Engler, Ralph Etter | Stars: Anna Katharina Schwabroh, Martin Rapold, Regula Grauwiller, Yangzom Brauen
20. RoboCop 3 (1993)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Robocop saves the day once more. This time the half man/half robot takes on ruthless developers who want to evict some people on "their" land.
21. Renaissance (2006)
R | 105 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
In 2054, Paris is a labyrinth where all movement is monitored and recorded. Casting a shadow over everything is the city's largest company, Avalon, which insinuates itself into every aspect of contemporary life to sell its primary export -- youth and beauty. In this world of stark contrasts and rigid laws the populace is kept in line and accounted for.
Writers: Alexandre de La Patellière, Matthieu Delaporte, Michael Katims, Jean-Bernard Pouy, Patrick Raynal | Director: Christian Volckman | Stars: Daniel Craig, Catherine McCormack, Jonathan Pryce, Romola Garai
22. The Animatrix (2003)
PG-13 | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The Animatrix is a collection of several animated short films, detailing the backstory of the "Matrix" universe, and the original war between man and machines which led to the creation of the Matrix.
Writers: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Kôji Morimoto, Shinichirô Watanabe, Peter Chung | Directors: Peter Chung, Andrew R. Jones, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Takeshi Koike, Mahiro Maeda, Kôji Morimoto, Shinichirô Watanabe | Stars: Clayton Watson, Akio Ôtsuka, Pamela Adlon, Hedy Burress
23. Paprika (2006)
R | 90 min | Animation, Mystery, Sci-Fi
When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.
24. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
R | 115 min | Animation, Action, Crime
A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.
25. New Rose Hotel (1998)
R | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Maas and Hosaka are two large Corporations in the future world. They are fighting to get control over the best minds of the world. The best is Hiroshi and at the moment he is working for ... See full summary »
26. RoboCop: Prime Directives (2000 TV Mini-Series)
R | 375 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Thirteen years after the original Robocop, Delta City, considered to be "The Safest Place On Earth!", has become a futuristic city owned and operated by OCP, and RoboCop, Alex Murphy has ... See full summary »
27. Returner (2002)
R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race.
28. Tyranny (2008– )
Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Tyranny is about a young artist and mathematician, Daniel McCarthy, who, after volunteering in a brain mapping experiment... See full synopsis »
29. The Big O (1999–2003)
TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A futuristic city with lost memories, an expert negotiator fights threats to the city with the help of an android and his own giant robot.
30. Our RoboCop Remake (2014)
108 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Creators: James Atkinson, John Olsen | Directors: Kelsy Abbott, Eric Appel, James Atkinson, Paul Bartunek, Todd Bishop, Stephen Cedars, David Codeglia, Casey Donahue, Fatal Farm, Kate Freund, Matthew Freund, Hank Friedmann, Clint Gage, Ariel Gardner, Paul Isakson, Tom Kauffman, Alex Kavutskiy, Benji Kleiman, Jim Klimek, Jason Makiaris, Timothy Marklevitz, Michael McCafferty, Wendy McColm, Aaron Moles, Nick Mundy, Dan Murrell, John Olsen, Ben Pluimer, Wade Randolph, Kyle Reiter, Ryan Ridley, Dan Riesser, J.D. Ryznar, Joshua Sasson, David Seger, Duncan Skiles, Tyler Spiers, Spencer Strauss, Erni Walker, Jon Watts, Brian Wysol, Scott Yacyshyn, Zach Zdziebko, Mike Manasewitsch | Stars: Chase Fein, Nichole Bagby, Willy Roberts, Hank Friedmann
31. Steel Frontier (1995 Video)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Mad Max meets the Man With No Name in this futuristic story of a gunfighter (Joe Lara), who goes after a band of marauders who are terrorizing everyone and killing indiscriminately. As with... See full summary »
34. TimeShift (2007 Video Game)
M | Action, Sci-Fi
TimeShift is an original first-person shooter offering unprecedented time-control elements that allow the player to slow, stop and reverse the flow of time while he remains completely ... See full summary »
35. Pop Rocket (2012)
Short, Action, Comedy
Virgil Grey receives a call from a man who claims to have his supposedly dead father, Harvey Grey. The caller tells Virgil to bring him the android known as Cyphris, who was incarcerated on suspicion of Harvey's murder.
36. Timesplitters 2 (2002 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In 2401, humanity is at war with relentless aliens, TimeSplitters. Space marines Cortez and Hart travel through time to stop the aliens in various spots, including Wild West, zombie-infested Gothic church and Blade Runner-esque future.
37. Stolen Life (2007)
80 min | Animation, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After an AI robot on an asteroid mining facility disappears under mysterious circumstances the company sends an investigator.
38. Split (I) (2004)
Not Rated | 700 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Split is a joltingly visual techno thriller that rips deep into the brain of Joe The Driver, a semi articulate thug who must figure out why he is suddenly two people at the same time. - In ... See full summary »
40. Farewell, Terminator (1987)
28 min | Action, Short, Sci-Fi
In futuristic Israel a special police force terminates criminals. The terminators who reach a certain killing qouta can leave the country for good.one cop discovers the truth behind this arangement, and now he has to fight for his life.
42. Gen RX (2014)
8 min | Short, Action, Drama
A dystopian action thriller set in the near future. Health pills are provided to citizens by the government to help maintain health and happiness. A young woman named Sarah (played by ... See full summary »
45. Babylon 2084 (2009)
30 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 2084 the world has sunken into the sea. The rest of mankind lives in two towers which underlie a self-destructing constraint to grow higher and higher.
46. Served Cold (II) (2008)
7 min | Short, Action, Crime
Set in the neo-noir/future-noir world of "the city," SERVED COLD is the story of Hank Grey, a man with a lot of irons in the fire, and haunted by a tragedy that took him to the end of his ... See full summary »
48. Waiting Room (II) (2009)
8 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
A nervously aging woman is excited to receive a new and highly effective plastic surgery procedure, but when she discovers the doctor is running a bizarre and immoral practice, she has to decide if new youth is really worth the cost.
50. Salvation (I) (2002)
20 min | Drama, Short, Sci-Fi
In the future, overpopulation, polution, bio-chemical warfare, and other factors have destroyed most of the planet. The people who have survived now live in small colonies in abandoned ... See full summary »