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Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)

At the story's heart is Caesar ('Andy Serkis' (qv)), a chimpanzee who gains human-like intelligence and emotions from an experimental drug. Raised like a child by the drug's creator, Will Rodman ('James Franco' (qv)) and a primatologist Caroline Aranha ('Freida Pinto' (qv)), Caesar ultimately finds himself taken from the humans he loves and imprisoned in an ape sanctuary in San Bruno. Seeking justice for his fellow inmates, Caesar gives the fellow apes the same drug that he inherited. He then assembles a simian army and escapes the sanctuary - putting man and ape on a collision course that could change the planet forever. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  tragedy,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  jungle,  elevator,  airport,  forest
Characters:nurse
Period:2010s
Story:helicopter pilot,  apple macbook pro,  apple macbook,  experimental drug,  stun baton,  ford mustang,  animal intelligence,  prequel to remake,  death by electrocution,  when animals attack,  animal attack,  babe scientist,  playing piano,  thrown from a horse,  bell uh 1 iroquois helicopter,  helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  mounted police,  character's journey shown on map,  camera shot from inside refrigerator,  golden gate bridge san francisco,  animal tranquilizer,  animal wearing clothes,  falling from a bridge,  biting finger,  bicycle jump,  brain capacity,  transamerica pyramid,  ford ranger,  planet of the apes,  american sign language,  honda civic,  ford taurus,  manhole cover,  audi tt,  journey shown on map,  alpha male,  bonobo,  macbook,  tranquilizer gun,  ford focus,  re boot,  thrown through a glass door,  lexus,  falling off a bridge,  simian fiction,  jaguar car,  cattle prod,  motion capture,  primate,  rise to power,  land rover,  cruelty to animal,  falling from a tree,  mustang,  animal shelter,  scarred face,  scientific experiment,  human experimentation,  animal testing,  baby carriage,  blockade,  baton,  orangutan,  sneezing,  apple computer,  water hose,  caged animal,  thrown from a car,  science runs amok,  animal experimentation,  uprising,  bmw,  revolt,  filmed killing,  climbing a tree,  ape,  cure,  mercedes benz,  crashing through a window,  chimpanzee,  gas,  leader,  human animal relationship,  interracial kiss,  cookie,  quitting a job,  falling into water,  animal cruelty,  gorilla,  german shepherd,  intelligence,  epidemic,  near future,  sign language,  wilhelm scream,  prequel,  falling to death,  alzheimer's disease,  corporation,  jumping through a window,  fog,  infection,  zoo,  seven word title,  interracial romance,  social commentary,  rampage,  parking garage,  murder of a police officer,  cgi,  swat team,  virus,  talking animal,  cage,  killing an animal,  riot,  chess,  subtitled scene,  newspaper headline,  death of son,  first part,  self sacrifice,  scene during end credits,  opening action scene,  baseball bat,  san francisco california,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attack,  electrocution,  pilot,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  interracial relationship,  ambulance,  death of mother,  scientist,  piano,  neighbor,  death of father,  car crash,  urban setting,  animal in title,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pregnancy,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  police,  blood,  death,  dog

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet. (Read More)

Themes:tragedy,  escape
Locations:jungle,  forest
Story:animal attack,  helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  planet of the apes,  simian fiction,  orangutan,  ape,  chimpanzee,  leader,  gorilla,  near future,  sign language,  infection,  social commentary,  virus,  talking animal,  cage,  subtitled scene,  death of son,  self sacrifice,  opening action scene,  attack,  no opening credits,  death of mother,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  father son relationship,  blood,  death

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World War Z (2013)
Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

World War Z (2013)

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. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  elevator,  airport
Story:infection,  helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  blockade,  cure,  epidemic,  falling to death,  virus,  riot,  subtitled scene,  self sacrifice,  baseball bat,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  pilot,  news report,  security guard,  scientist,  car crash,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  dog,  blood,  death

Brick Mansions (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:elevator
Period:2010s
Story:thrown from a car,  crashing through a window,  near future,  jumping through a window,  swat team,  riot,  newspaper headline,  opening action scene,  baseball bat,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  urban setting,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shotgun,  car accident,  machine gun,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  death,  police

Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes (1972) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Sci-fi

Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes (1972)

Cornelius and Zira's son Caesar leads apes to revolution in this installment of the apes saga. Dogs and cats have been wiped out by a plague and now apes are household pets that are treated like slaves. Caesar has the intelligence to fight this oppression.

Themes:escape
Story:planet of the apes,  simian fiction,  orangutan,  science runs amok,  uprising,  ape,  chimpanzee,  human animal relationship,  animal cruelty,  gorilla,  intelligence,  jumping through a window,  swat team,  talking animal,  riot,  attack,  electrocution,  hand to hand combat,  machine gun,  shot to death,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  police,  death

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Attack The Block (2011)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Attack The Block (2011)

Attack the Block follows an unlucky young woman and and a gang of tough inner-city kids who make an unlikely alliance to try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into a war-zone. This is why Attack The Block (2011) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011). (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:elevator
Characters:nurse
Story:animal attack,  crashing through a window,  jumping through a window,  parking garage,  swat team,  killing an animal,  baseball bat,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attack,  urban setting,  car crash,  falling from height,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  blood,  police,  dog,  death

Morgan (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  forest
Story:babe scientist,  tranquilizer gun,  science runs amok,  filmed killing,  near future,  corporation,  rampage,  subtitled scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  interracial relationship,  scientist,  hand to hand combat,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  character name in title,  death,  blood

The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Horror, Sci-fi

The Lawnmower Man (1992)

A scientist performs experiments involving intelligence enhancing drugs and virtual reality on a simple-minded gardener. He puts the gardener on an extensive schedule of learning, and quickly he becomes brilliant. But at this point the gardener has a few ideas of his own on how the research should continue, and the scientist begins losing control of his experiments. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  tragedy,  escape
Locations:laboratory
Story:intelligence,  animal attack,  brain capacity,  science runs amok,  animal experimentation,  chimpanzee,  rampage,  murder of a police officer,  cgi,  killing an animal,  news report,  security guard,  scientist,  shotgun,  machine gun,  shot to death,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  father son relationship,  death,  police

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The Mummy (2017) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  forest
Period:2010s
Story:babe scientist,  rampage,  subtitled scene,  self sacrifice,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attack,  electrocution,  pilot,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  scientist,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  police,  blood,  death,  dog

Survivor (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

A State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. That puts her right in the line of fire and she is targeted for death and framed for crimes. Discredited, she is forced to go on the run while she tries to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve in Times Square. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  airport
Story:helicopter pilot,  helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  subtitled scene,  opening action scene,  attack,  news report,  no opening credits,  ambulance,  scientist,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  machine gun,  helicopter,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  police,  death

Underworld Awakening (2012)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Underworld Awakening (2012)

Mankind discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan species and they begin a war to annihilate the races. When Selene meets with Michael in the harbor, they are hit by a grenade and Selene passes out. Twelve years later, Selene awakes from a cryogenic sleep in the Antigen laboratory and meets the Vampire David. She learns that she had been the subject of the scientist Dr. Jacob Lane and the Vampire and Lycan species have been practically eradicated from Earth. But Selene is still connected to Michael and has visions that she believes that belongs to Michael's sight. However she has a surprise and finds that she has a powerful daughter named Eve that has been raised in the laboratory. Now Selene and David have to protect Eve against the Lycans that intend to use her to inoculate their species against silver. This is why Underworld Awakening (2012) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  elevator
Story:animal attack,  cure,  jumping through a window,  social commentary,  parking garage,  killing an animal,  attack,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  scientist,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  father son relationship,  death,  police,  blood

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Self/less (2015)
Action, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Self/less (2015)

An extremely wealthy man, dying from cancer, undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause.

Themes:escape
Locations:laboratory,  airport,  forest
Period:2010s
Story:science runs amok,  near future,  alzheimer's disease,  social commentary,  newspaper headline,  self sacrifice,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  no opening credits,  security guard,  interracial relationship,  ambulance,  scientist,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  father son relationship,  death

Red Dawn (2012) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Thriller

Red Dawn (2012)

The city of Spokane, Washington is awakened by a North Korean paratrooper invasion. Marine Corps veteran Jed Eckert and his civilian brother, Matt, escape with a group of friends to an isolated cabin in the woods, where they witness the execution of their father at the hands of the ruthless Captain Cho. The brothers unite with their friends to form a guerrilla resistance group--the Wolverines--to drive the invaders from their home. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:forest
Period:2010s
Story:uprising,  leader,  jumping through a window,  murder of a police officer,  cgi,  killing an animal,  subtitled scene,  self sacrifice,  attack,  news report,  death of father,  car crash,  urban setting,  hand to hand combat,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  father son relationship,  death

Patriots Day (2016)
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Patriots Day (2016)

On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the Tsarnaev brothers strike with their homemade bombs in an act of terrorism. In the resulting chaos as the wounded are cared for, Saunders and his comrades join forces with the FBI to get to the bottom of this attack. As the investigation continues, the Tsarnaev brothers realize that the authorities are close to identifying them and attempt to flee the city to continue their fanatical mayhem. To stop them, a police manhunt is performed that would have bloody confrontations and a massive dragnet shutting down the City of Boston to make sure there is no escape from the law. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  tragedy,  escape
Characters:nurse
Period:2010s
Story:filmed killing,  swat team,  subtitled scene,  newspaper headline,  attack,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  interracial relationship,  ambulance,  urban setting,  car crash,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  police,  death,  blood,  dog

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American Assassin (2017)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

Twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets. The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  tragedy,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  elevator,  airport,  forest
Period:2010s
Story:helicopter pilot,  animal attack,  attack,  filmed killing,  jumping through a window,  parking garage,  subtitled scene,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  news report,  no opening credits,  scientist,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  blood,  dog,  death

Criminal (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. This is why Criminal (2016) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  airport
Period:2010s
Story:playing piano,  cattle prod,  thrown from a car,  swat team,  subtitled scene,  opening action scene,  electrocution,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  piano,  death of father,  car crash,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  death,  police,  blood

Knight And Day (2010) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

June has a garage in Boston. At an airport heading home, a man bumps into her a few times and tries to keep her off the plane. He's under FBI surveillance; they wonder if he and she are working together, so they let both on a flight full of armed men wanting to arrest the stranger. He's Roy, he shoots his way out of trouble and tells her she's in danger. She's home the next day, miraculously, when agents pick her up; Roy saves her again, and a transcontinental chase ensues with Roy convincing her that he's the good guy, protecting an energy source that a rogue agent wants to sell on the black market. Can she trust Roy, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  airport
Story:animal attack,  parking garage,  swat team,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  pilot,  news report,  ambulance,  scientist,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  blood,  death

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Jurassic World (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Jurassic World (2015)

22 years after the original Jurassic Park failed, the new park (also known as Jurassic World) is open for business. After years of studying genetics the scientists on the park genetically engineer a new breed of dinosaur. When everything goes horribly wrong, will our heroes make it off the island?

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  jungle,  elevator,  airport,  forest
Period:2010s
Story:helicopter pilot,  animal attack,  helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  cattle prod,  science runs amok,  filmed killing,  falling to death,  corporation,  social commentary,  rampage,  electrocution,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  scientist,  falling from height,  shotgun,  machine gun,  helicopter,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  blood,  death

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  jungle,  forest
Period:2010s
Story:thrown from a car,  filmed killing,  cure,  crashing through a window,  infection,  social commentary,  virus,  subtitled scene,  self sacrifice,  opening action scene,  baseball bat,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  piano,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  dog,  blood,  death

Hardcore Henry (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Hardcore Henry (2015)

Hardcore Henry is an action film told from a first person perspective: You remember nothing. Mainly because you've just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You're also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy. He may be on your side, but you aren't sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You're likely going to need it... (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  elevator,  forest
Story:babe scientist,  thrown from a car,  crashing through a window,  near future,  wilhelm scream,  jumping through a window,  rampage,  parking garage,  subtitled scene,  self sacrifice,  baseball bat,  attack,  electrocution,  security guard,  scientist,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  dog,  police,  blood,  death

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Battle For The Planet Of The Apes (1973) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Sci-fi

Battle For The Planet Of The Apes (1973)

After conquering the oppressive humans in "Conquest for the Planet of the Apes", Caesar must now keep the peace among the humans and apes. Gorilla General Aldo views things differently, and tries to cause an ape civil war. In the meantime, other human survivors learn of the ape city, and decide they want to take back civilization for themselves, thus setting the stage of warring ape factions and humans. This is why Battle For The Planet Of The Apes (1973) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Story:planet of the apes,  simian fiction,  orangutan,  ape,  chimpanzee,  gorilla,  cage,  riot,  death of son,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  machine gun,  horse,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  father son relationship

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)

The Turtles continue to live in the shadows and no one knows they were the ones who took down Shredder. And Vernon is the one everyone thinks is the one who took Shredder down. April O'Neill does some snooping and learns a scientist named, Baxter Stockman is working for Shredder. He plans to break him out while he's being transported. April tells the turtles who try to stop it but can't. Stockman tries to teleport Shredder but he some how ends up in another dimension and meets a warlord named Krang who instructs Shredder to assemble a teleportation device he sent to Earth a long time ago. He gives Shredder some mutagen which he uses to transform two criminals who were also in the transport with him, Rock Steady and Bebop into mutants. And they set out to find the device. April saw the transformation while investigating Stockman, She would take the mutagen and she would be chased by Shredder's minions, the Foot Clan. He is saved by a man named Casey Jones who was the one who transporting Shredder. The Turtles show up and they try to work together. In the melee the mutagen ends up with the police. Knowing Shredder will try and get it back, April tries to get it first she asks Vern to help. Eventually she and Casey are arrested. The Turtles get the mutagen and Donatello analyzes it learns it could make them human, which he tells Leonardo who tells him to forget it and not to tell the others. But Michelangelo tells Raphael who feels that Leonardo doesn't respect them. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  elevator,  forest
Period:2010s
Story:manhole cover,  thrown from a car,  leader,  corporation,  jumping through a window,  swat team,  talking animal,  newspaper headline,  opening action scene,  baseball bat,  attack,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  pilot,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  scientist,  urban setting,  car crash,  animal in title,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shotgun,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  police

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)

HITMAN: AGENT 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research and forty-six earlier Agent clones -- endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence. His latest target is a mega-corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47's past to create an army of killers whose powers surpass even his own. Teaming up with a young woman who may hold the secret to overcoming their powerful and clandestine enemies, 47 confronts stunning revelations about his own origins and squares off in an epic battle with his deadliest foe. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  airport
Story:intelligence,  corporation,  helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  re boot,  crashing through a window,  wilhelm scream,  jumping through a window,  parking garage,  scene during end credits,  opening action scene,  electrocution,  death of father,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  bus,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  death

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Logan (2017)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over. (Read More)

Themes:tragedy,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  forest
Characters:nurse
Story:science runs amok,  filmed killing,  near future,  alzheimer's disease,  corporation,  social commentary,  rampage,  swat team,  virus,  subtitled scene,  newspaper headline,  self sacrifice,  opening action scene,  baseball bat,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  scientist,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  dog,  blood,  death,  police

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:jungle,  elevator,  forest
Period:2010s
Story:climbing a tree,  falling to death,  jumping through a window,  swat team,  cage,  subtitled scene,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  news report,  security guard,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  death

Predators (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Predators (2010)

The mercenary Royce; the military Isabelle; the Russian soldier Nikolai; the San Quentin criminal Stans; the Sierra Leone militia Mombasa; the drug lord Cuchillo; the Yakuza Hanzo; and the Doctor Edwin awake in free fall but they succeed to open their parachutes landing in a jungle. Soon they find that they are on another planet and they are prey of aliens in a deadly hunting game, and they need to join forces to destroy their predators and survive. This is why Predators (2010) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011). (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:jungle,  forest
Story:animal attack,  falling into water,  prequel,  falling to death,  cage,  killing an animal,  subtitled scene,  self sacrifice,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  no opening credits,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  blood,  death

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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  tragedy,  escape
Locations:elevator
Story:crashing through a window,  newspaper headline,  scene during end credits,  opening action scene,  attack,  electrocution,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  urban setting,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  corpse,  pregnancy,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  character name in title,  police,  death,  blood

The East (2013)
Adventure, Drama, Thriller

The East (2013)

A successful operative for an elite private intelligence firm is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.

Themes:tragedy,  escape
Locations:elevator,  airport,  forest
Story:intelligence,  sign language,  corporation,  social commentary,  subtitled scene,  newspaper headline,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  shotgun,  horse,  helicopter,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  father son relationship,  dog,  death

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:elevator,  airport
Period:2010s
Story:blockade,  filmed killing,  crashing through a window,  gas,  jumping through a window,  social commentary,  parking garage,  murder of a police officer,  swat team,  riot,  newspaper headline,  self sacrifice,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  scientist,  piano,  urban setting,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  police,  death

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Triple 9 (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Triple 9 (2016)

In TRIPLE 9, a crew of dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down". Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:elevator
Period:2010s
Story:attack,  bmw,  leader,  murder of a police officer,  swat team,  subtitled scene,  newspaper headline,  opening action scene,  baseball bat,  electrocution,  news report,  security guard,  interracial relationship,  ambulance,  car crash,  urban setting,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  police,  father son relationship,  death,  blood

Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this Act, claiming that their actions must be kept in check otherwise cities will continue to be destroyed, but Captain America feels that saving the world is daring enough and that they cannot rely on the government to protect the world. This escalates into an all-out war between Team Iron Man (Iron Man, Black Panther, Vision, Black Widow, War Machine, and Spider-Man) and Team Captain America (Captain America, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Ant Man) while a new villain emerges. This is why Captain America: Civil War (2016) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  jungle,  airport,  forest
Period:2010s
Story:exploding helicopter,  thrown from a car,  cure,  crashing through a window,  leader,  jumping through a window,  social commentary,  rampage,  parking garage,  swat team,  chess,  subtitled scene,  scene during end credits,  opening action scene,  electrocution,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  death of mother,  scientist,  piano,  death of father,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  death,  blood

The Dark Knight (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  tragedy,  escape
Locations:elevator
Characters:nurse
Story:animal attack,  helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  scarred face,  thrown from a car,  filmed killing,  crashing through a window,  jumping through a window,  social commentary,  parking garage,  swat team,  subtitled scene,  newspaper headline,  self sacrifice,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attack,  electrocution,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  ambulance,  scientist,  urban setting,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  police,  father son relationship,  death,  blood,  dog

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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:escape
Locations:elevator
Period:2010s
Story:thrown from a car,  crashing through a window,  sign language,  subtitled scene,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  no opening credits,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  dog,  blood,  death

Alex Cross (2012)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Alex Cross (2012)

Dr. Alex Cross is on his last police duty to track down an assassin called Picasso, who's been torturing and killing rich businessmen in Detroit. Soon when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits to end this once and for all.

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Story:playing piano,  wilhelm scream,  parking garage,  murder of a police officer,  swat team,  opening action scene,  no opening credits,  security guard,  death of mother,  piano,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  pregnancy,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  blood,  death,  police

Allegiant (2016)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Allegiant (2016)

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:elevator,  airport,  forest
Story:blockade,  gas,  near future,  social commentary,  cgi,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attack,  electrocution,  pilot,  no opening credits,  security guard,  scientist,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  blood,  death

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Assassin's Creed (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Assassin's Creed (2016)

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar de Nerha, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day. This is why Assassin's Creed (2016) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  elevator
Period:2010s
Story:babe scientist,  tranquilizer gun,  baton,  crashing through a window,  corporation,  social commentary,  riot,  chess,  subtitled scene,  attack,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  no opening credits,  security guard,  death of mother,  scientist,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  fire,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  father son relationship,  blood,  death

Contagion (2011) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Drama, Thriller

Contagion (2011)

Soon after her return from a business trip to Hong Kong, Beth Emhoff dies from what is a flu or some other type of infection. Her young son dies later the same day. Her husband Mitch however seems immune. Thus begins the spread of a deadly infection. For doctors and administrators at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, several days pass before anyone realizes the extent or gravity of this new infection. They must first identify the type of virus in question and then find a means of combating it, a process that will likely take several months. As the contagion spreads to millions of people worldwide, societal order begins to break down as people panic. (Read More)

Locations:laboratory,  airport
Characters:nurse
Period:2010s
Story:virus,  blockade,  cure,  epidemic,  infection,  parking garage,  riot,  subtitled scene,  san francisco california,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  no opening credits,  ambulance,  scientist,  bus,  helicopter,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  father son relationship,  death

Doomsday (2008)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Doomsday (2008)

A lethal virus spreads throughout Scotland, infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper virus violently resurfaces in London. An elite group of specialists, including Eden Sinclair, is urgently dispatched into Scotland to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:laboratory,  forest
Characters:nurse
Period:2010s
Story:cure,  virus,  epidemic,  infection,  killing an animal,  riot,  news report,  scientist,  car crash,  falling from height,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  horse,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  death,  police,  blood

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (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. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:elevator,  forest
Story:leader,  virus,  animal attack,  planet of the apes,  simian fiction,  orangutan,  animal experimentation,  ape,  chimpanzee,  gorilla,  sign language,  talking animal,  cage,  subtitled scene,  opening action scene,  san francisco california,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  attack,  no opening credits,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  horse,  shot to death,  pregnancy,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  father son relationship,  blood,  death

Grimsby (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Grimsby (2016)

MI6's top assassin (Mark Strong) has a brother. Unfortunately for him, he's a football hooligan (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the town of Grimsby. Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There's only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Period:2010s
Story:water hose,  thrown from a car,  filmed killing,  jumping through a window,  infection,  social commentary,  swat team,  virus,  riot,  scene during end credits,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  security guard,  scientist,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  bus,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  police,  dog,  blood,  death

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. This is why Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory
Story:corporation,  animal attack,  helicopter crash,  cure,  infection,  social commentary,  virus,  self sacrifice,  opening action scene,  electrocution,  no opening credits,  security guard,  scientist,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  dog,  blood,  death

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Point Break (2015)
Action, Crime, Sport, Thriller

Point Break (2015)

A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. Deep undercover, and with his life in danger, he strives to prove these athletes are the architects of the mind-boggling crimes that are devastating the world's financial markets. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  tragedy,  escape
Locations:jungle,  forest
Period:2010s
Story:falling to death,  jumping through a window,  self sacrifice,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  pilot,  no opening credits,  car crash,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  death,  police

The Guest (2014)
Mystery, Thriller

The Guest (2014)

Story:crashing through a window,  jumping through a window,  newspaper headline,  death of son,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  no opening credits,  ambulance,  death of mother,  death of father,  car crash,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  father son relationship,  blood,  death

American Ultra (2015)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

American Ultra (2015)

Small-town stoner Mike Howell ('Jesse Eisenberg' (qv)) spends most of his time getting high and writing a graphic novel about a superhero monkey. What Mike doesn't know is that he was trained by the CIA to be a lethal killing machine. When the agency targets him for termination, his former handler activates his latent skills, turning the mild-mannered slacker into a deadly weapon. Now, the utterly surprised Mike must use his newfound abilities to save himself and his girlfriend from getting wasted by the failed test subjects that are sent after him by the CIA. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:elevator,  airport
Story:blockade,  crashing through a window,  gas,  jumping through a window,  social commentary,  swat team,  newspaper headline,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  no opening credits,  ambulance,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  blood,  police,  death

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Seeking Justice (2011) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Action, Drama, Thriller

Seeking Justice (2011)

In New Orleans, English teacher of the high school Rampart High, Will Gerard, and his wife, musician Laura Gerard, are in love with each other. One night, Laura leaves a rehearsal and is assaulted, while Will is playing chess with his friend Jimmy. Will is visiting her in hospital when, out of the blue, a stranger named Simon tells him that he belongs to an organization of vigilantes and offers to eliminate the assailant. In return, the organisation would want a favor from Will in the future. Will agrees, and the criminal is murdered. Six months later, Simon collects his debt with Will. He demands that Will kill Alan Marsh, a pedophile. Will accidentally kills Alan and soon he learns that the victim was an awarded journalist that was investigating the organization. Now he seeks evidences to prove his innocence but the network of the organization is powerful and is seeking Will out to eliminate him. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:elevator
Characters:nurse
Story:falling off a bridge,  falling to death,  zoo,  parking garage,  chess,  newspaper headline,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  news report,  security guard,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  bus,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  shot to death,  corpse,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  blood,  death,  police

The Wolverine (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Wolverine (2013)

In modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own near-immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before. This is why The Wolverine (2013) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011). (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:laboratory,  elevator,  airport,  forest
Period:2010s
Story:babe scientist,  interracial kiss,  falling to death,  corporation,  infection,  interracial romance,  killing an animal,  subtitled scene,  self sacrifice,  scene during end credits,  opening action scene,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  electrocution,  news report,  no opening credits,  interracial relationship,  scientist,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  death,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  blood

Dracula 2000 (2000)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Dracula 2000 (2000)

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his apprenticeship. Van Helsing and Simon travel from London to New Orleans to rescue Van Helsing's daughter Mary (Waddell) from the family's life long nemesis - Dracula. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:airport
Story:journey shown on map,  filmed killing,  crashing through a window,  jumping through a window,  interracial romance,  rampage,  parking garage,  pilot,  news report,  security guard,  interracial relationship,  death of father,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  character name in title,  blood,  death

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Skyline (2010)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Skyline (2010)

Jarrod and his pregnant girlfriend Elaine travel to Los Angeles to meet his old friend and successful entrepreneur Terry, and his wife Candice. Terry gives a party in his apartment for Jarrod and offers a job position to him in LA. Terry's assistant and lover Denise (Crystal Reed) and his friend Ray (Neil Hopkins) sleep on the couch in the living room, but in the dawn of the next morning, the group is awakened by mysterious beams of blue light. Ray stares at the light and is taken by the mysterious force. The group of friends try to escape from the alien invaders. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:elevator,  airport
Story:helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  wilhelm scream,  parking garage,  killing an animal,  self sacrifice,  no opening credits,  falling from height,  machine gun,  helicopter,  corpse,  pregnancy,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  death,  dog

Victor Frankenstein (2015) is one of the best movies like Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)
Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Victor Frankenstein (2015)

James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in a dynamic and thrilling twist on a legendary tale. Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (McAvoy) and his equally brilliant protege Igor Strausman (Radcliffe) share a noble vision of aiding humanity through their groundbreaking research into immortality. But Victor's experiments go too far, and his obsession has horrifying consequences. Only Igor can bring his friend back from the brink of madness and save him from his monstrous creation. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:laboratory,  forest
Characters:nurse
Story:animal attack,  science runs amok,  chimpanzee,  social commentary,  rampage,  electrocution,  no opening credits,  scientist,  falling from height,  shot in the chest,  horse,  shot to death,  corpse,  fire,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  blood,  police

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:laboratory,  elevator
Story:helicopter crash,  science runs amok,  filmed killing,  sign language,  corporation,  infection,  virus,  self sacrifice,  baseball bat,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  car accident,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  explosion,  blood,  death

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