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Dystopian Films I Can't Forget (POSSIBLE SPOILERS)

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People who added this item 2118 Average listal rating (1221 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
Brazil (1985)
One of my favorites. This movie is as good as it gets. Raising the curtain on the insane policy of the powerful and seemingly unaccountable.    This movie allows my hate of paperwork to have a context.  Brazil should have you thinking back on all the things that happen in daily life that we all just accept as normal.
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People who added this item 5826 Average listal rating (3744 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
I couldn't stop thinking about kicking someone in the yarbles. This movie also changed a few songs for me. Suddenly when I was singing in the rain it wasn't very innocent.
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People who added this item 1770 Average listal rating (1087 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Akira (1988)
This movie blew my mind. Animation that means something.
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People who added this item 928 Average listal rating (692 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.9
Nightcrawler (2014)
It might focus on media but to me it's about how being a psychopath can help you attain your goals. You just have to be a fucking genius that works really hard.
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People who added this item 615 Average listal rating (282 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
Metropolis (2001)
An urban adventure.
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People who added this item 7004 Average listal rating (4535 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.2
Inspiring and also lucrative for the company (Time Warner) that owns the rights to those masks.
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People who added this item 2057 Average listal rating (1394 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
Equilibrium (2002)
A must watch if you like dystopian movies.
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People who added this item 3342 Average listal rating (2183 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Seems to be an important one.
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People who added this item 4106 Average listal rating (2648 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.2
Blade Runner (1982)
Not sure what to say. Watch it if you like movies.  It's extremely cinematic and at some points a bit confusing but it's a world that you should delve into if interested.
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People who added this item 1986 Average listal rating (1281 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
Moon (2009)
Sam Rockwell at his best.
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A truly brutal Batman movie.  The first one wasn't as memorable for me.  

Don't overlook this movie just because it's an animated Batman movie.
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People who added this item 1573 Average listal rating (996 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
Dark City (1998)
This one slipped by me until recently. Glad I watched it. Quite a dark city.
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People who added this item 722 Average listal rating (405 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
If you want to watch a classic dystopian story based on a novel this is much better than the 1984 movie.
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People who added this item 1090 Average listal rating (705 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.6
Idiocracy (2006)
Vastly underrated. Look around, if you don't think this movie is relevant you're probably an idiocrat.
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Gattaca (1997)
It's a good movie with good actors.  Some philosophy in this movie that I can still use today as inspiration. 
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People who added this item 3318 Average listal rating (2242 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Watchmen (2009)
A dark movie with super heroes. Not a dark super hero movie.
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People who added this item 1656 Average listal rating (924 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
Give it a chance.
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People who added this item 4170 Average listal rating (2842 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.1
I, Robot (2004)
Will Smith Vs Robots. 
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People who added this item 899 Average listal rating (626 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
They Live (1988)
Whether you believe that there's some great conspiracy to oppress the masses or not.   They Live has some messages about marketing and conformity that will always seem to be relevant in society. 
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People who added this item 4261 Average listal rating (2729 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.1
Robots.
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People who added this item 803 Average listal rating (542 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7
Snowpiercer (2013)
I didn't expect anything out of this movie but I was pleasantly surprised.  After seeing the movie I found out it's directed by Joon-ho Bong which makes sense.  It's worth the watch if you like fucked up shit like me.
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People who added this item 101 Average listal rating (79 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7
Turbo Kid (2015)
Turbo kid is very enjoyable.  (SPOILER) Any extremely loyal, smiley lady can slap her GPS wristband on me anytime. 
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People who added this item 395 Average listal rating (251 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.5
The Giver (2014)
I wish I could comment on this movie but it would be a spoiler. Might not be the vision that I had from the book, but it's good enough for 2014.
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People who added this item 770 Average listal rating (400 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
Hate the movie, love the book. Can't be left off of this kind of list because of the books importance.
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Some of the inspirational and tragic dystopian movies that resonated with me.

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Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Dec 14 16:50
Brazil was directed by Terry Gilliam. I agree that it is a great movie.
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Jan 25 19:18
Amazing reviews. Quite a dark city indeed.
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Jan 27 23:12
Your review of Metropolis is very intriguing to me.

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