Keyword: dystopian

Hunger Games

The Hunger Games (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 03/22/2012
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained...
X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
While the X-Men fight a war for the survival of the species in a dystopian future, Wolverine is transported to the past, where he must unite troubled, younger versions of Professor X, Magneto, Mystique and Beast to change a future that spells doom for mutants and humans alike.
Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 11/20/2014
Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after having destroyed the Hunger Games forever. Under the leadership of District 13 president Alma Coin, and thanks to the advice of her trusted friends, she becomes the symbol of rebellion against the totalitarian regime of President Snow. Her mission is to rally all Panem districts and start an uprising to overthrow the Capitol. Physically engaged in a fight...
Divergent

Divergent (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 143 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
In a future world, people are segregated into different factions based on their personalities. Tris Prior is categorized as "Divergent" and warned that she will never fit into one of these groups. When Tris learns of a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she has to find out why being in that classification is so dangerous before it's too late.
Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 146 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Katniss Everdeen has returned home safely 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...
Road

The Road (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 11/24/2009
In this epic, post-apocalyptic tale, a father and his young son journey across a barren landscape that was blasted by an unnamed cataclysm that destroyed civilization and most life on earth. In order to make it to safety, they must fend off starving stragglers and marauding packs of cannibals in a world in which men are pushed to their very worst.
Maze Runner

The Maze Runner (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other guys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze, can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape. Based on the novel by James Dashner.
Death Race

Death Race (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 08/21/2008
Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the U.S. penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the 'Death Race', the world's biggest, most...
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
I Am Legend

I Am Legend (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 12/13/2007
Robert Neville is a brilliant scientist, but even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable, incurable and manmade. Somehow immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City, and maybe the world. But he is not alone. He is surrounded by "the Infected"-victims of the plague who have mutated into carnivorous beings who can only exist in the dark and...
WALL-E

WALL-E (2008)

Rated: G Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 06/26/2008
After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, Wall-E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named Eve. Eve comes to realize that Wall-E has inadvertently stumbled upon the key to the planet's future, and races back to space to report her findings to the humans (who...
Robocop

Robocop (1987)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 07/16/1987
In the not-to-distant-future, a newly transfered Detroit police officer is remade into an indistructable cybornetic cop after being dismembered by a gang of thungs in an abandoned warehouse. Reborn as Robocop he is programed to serve and protect the citizens of Detroit and eliminate the rampant crime in the city streets so that a massive city-wide reconstruction project can get underway. But once...
Waterworld

Waterworld (1995)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 07/27/1995
Centuries of global warming have caused the polar ice caps to melt, flooding the earth as civilization is left adrift. The inhabitants of this once-flourishing planet cling to life on incredible floating cities, their existence constantly threatened by Smokers--bands of marauding pirates who roam the featureless surface of Waterworld. For the survivors, one chance remains: a solitary hero, known...
Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 172 minutes Release date: 10/25/2012
Drama, mystery, action and enduring love thread through a single story that unfolds in multiple timelines over the span of 500 years. Characters meet and reunite from one life to the next. Born and reborn. As the consequences of their actions and choices impact one another through the past, the present and the distant future, one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and a single act of...
Elysium

Elysium (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 08/08/2013
In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine, man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. The people of Earth are desperate to escape the planet's crime and poverty, and they critically need the state-of-the-art medical care available on Elysium - but some in Elysium will stop at nothing to enforce...
Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Climate change has made the planet uninhabitable. Those few who survived the planet's demise live aboard a train that perpetually circles the same track. The tail section is like a slum, filled with people who are cold and hungry, forced to live by their wits, while the front section contains the chosen few, who indulge in alcohol and drugs in luxurious surroundings. The world inside the train is...

Aaaaaaaah! (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/22/2014
Escape From New York

Escape From New York (1981)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 07/09/1981
A hardened criminal is offered a pardon if he rescues the president from convicts in the prison city of Manhattan.

The Scorch Trials (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/17/2015
Brick Mansions

Brick Mansions (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 04/24/2014
In a dystopian Detroit, abandoned brick mansions left from better times now house only the most dangerous criminals. Unable to control the crime, the police constructed a colossal containment wall around this area to protect the rest of the city. Undercover cop Damien Collier is determined to bring his father's killer Tremaine to justice, and every day is a battle against corruption. For...
Giver

The Giver (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 08/14/2014
Jonas is a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined - a...
Zero Theorem

The Zero Theorem (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 12/18/2013
Qohen Leth is an eccentric and reclusive computer genius plagued with existential angst. Living in isolation in a burned-out church, Qohen is obsessively working on a mysterious project personally delegated to him by Management aimed at discovering the meaning of life - or the lack thereof - once and for all. Increasingly disturbed by unwanted visits from people he doesn't fully trust, including...
Young Ones

Young Ones (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
In the near future, water has become the most precious and dwindling resource on the planet, one that dictates everything from the macro of political policy to the detailed micro of interpersonal family and romantic relationships. The land has withered into something wretched and the hardened survivors of the loss of Earth's precious resources scrape and struggle. Ernest Holm, who lives on this...
Alphaville

Alphaville (1965)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/24/1965
A private-eye is rocketed through space into a city run by a dictator scientist, where individuality and love have been suppressed.