30 Best Movies Like Ready Player One (2018)

If you enjoyed Ready Player One we recommend 30 similar movies: TRON: Legacy, Pacific Rim: Uprising, Game Night, Blockers, Climax, Penguin Highway, Love, Simon, The Miracle Season, Mortal Engines, Every Day, The Circle, Black Panther, Mad Max: Fury Road, Wish Upon, Paper Towns, Skam, The Fault in Our Stars, Red Band Society, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Now Is Good, The Social Network, Avatar, Twilight, The Da Vinci Code, Fantastic Four, To All the Boys I've Loved Before, The Kissing Booth, Tomb Raider, Eighth Grade
GenreSci-fi, Action, adventure, fantasy
CountryUSA
CastJeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde
DirectorJoseph Kosinski
Length02:05
Sam (Garrett Hedlund), the son of famous video-game developer Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), has been haunted for a long time by his father's mysterious disappearance. A strange signal draws Sam to Flynn's Arcade, and he is pulled into the same cyberworld in which his father, its creator, has been trapped for 20 years. With fearless warrior Quorra (Olivia Wilde), Kevin and Sam seek to escape from a universe that, while magnificent, is far more advanced and dangerous than Kevin had ever imagined.
GenreSci-fi, Action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China, Japan
CastScott Eastwood, John Boyega, Levi Meaden
DirectorSteven S. DeKnight
Length02:33
It has been ten years since the Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls upon the best and brightest to rise up and become the next generation of heroes when the Kaiju threat returns. Into this is thrust ex-jaeger pilot Jake Pentecost, son of the late Stacker Pentecost, who is given a chance by his adopted sister, Mako Mori to unite with the world and fellow Jaeger pilots to prevent humanity's extinction... Follow-up to Guillermo del Toro's 'Pacific Rim'.
GenreAction, Comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CastJason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler
DirectorJohn Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein
Length02:08
A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery. Bateman and McAdams star as Max and Annie, whose weekly couples game night gets kicked up a notch when Max’s charismatic brother, Brooks (Chandler), arranges a murder mystery party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it’s all part of the game…right? But as the six uber-competitive gamers set out to solve the case and win, they begin to discover that neither this “game”—nor Brooks—are what they seem to be. Over the course of one chaotic night, the friends find themselves increasingly in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn. With no rules, no points, and no idea who all the players are, this could turn out to be the most fun they’ve ever had…or game over.
GenreComedy
CountryUSA
CastLeslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, John Cena
DirectorKay Cannon
Length02:28
When three parents stumble upon their daughters' pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.
GenreThriller, Drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
CastSofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub
DirectorGaspar Noé
Length00:59
In the mid 90’s, 20 urban dancers join together for a three-day rehearsal in a closed-down boarding school located at the heart of a forest to share one last dance. They then make one last party around a large sangria bowl. Quickly, the atmosphere becomes charged and a strange madness will seize them the whole night. If it seems obvious to them that they have been drugged, they neither know by who nor why. And it’s soon impossible for them to resist to their neurosises and psychoses, numbed by the hypnotic and the increasing electric rythm of the music… While some feel in paradise, most of them plunge into hell.
Genrecartoon, fantasy, adventure
CountryJapan
CastKana Kita, Aoi Yû, Miki Fukui
DirectorHiroyasu Ishida
Length01:39
A fourth-grader, Aoyama-kun, investigates the mysterious reason behind the sudden appearance of penguins in his village, which is somehow related to a power from a young woman working at a dental clinic.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastNick J. Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel
DirectorGreg Berlanti
Length01:49
Everyone deserves a great love story. But for Simon it's complicated: no-one knows he's gay and he doesn't know who the anonymous classmate is that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, scary and life-changing.
GenreDrama
CountryUSA
CastHelen Hunt, Erin Moriarty, William Hurt
DirectorSean McNamara
Length02:28
The film is based on the inspiring true story of West High School girls' volleyball team. After the tragic death of the school's star player Caroline "Line" Found, the remaining players must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach (Helen Hunt) in hopes of winning the state championship.
GenreSci-fi, fantasy, Action, Thriller, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Length02:25
Many years after the "Sixty Minute War," cities survive a now desolate Earth by moving around on giant wheels attacking and devouring smaller towns to replenish their resources.
Genrefantasy, Drama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastAngourie Rice, Justice Smith, Jeni Ross
DirectorMichael Sucsy
Length02:19
16-year old Rhiannon falls in love with a mysterious spirit named “A” that inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and “A” work each day to find each other, not knowing what the next day will bring.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller, Drama
CountryUSA
CastEmma Watson, Ellar Coltrane, Glenne Headly
DirectorJames Ponsoldt
Length02:35
When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes, begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.
GenreSci-fi, Action, Drama, adventure
CountryUSA, South Africa, South Korea, Australia
CastChadwick Boseman, Andy Serkis
DirectorRyan Coogler
Length02:18
After the events of 'Captain America: Civil War', King T'Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from factions within his own country. When two foes conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must team up with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Dora Milaje, Wakanadan special forces, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.
GenreAction, Sci-fi, adventure
CountryAustralia, USA
CastTom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult
DirectorGeorge Miller
Length02:30
Years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside the desert fortress the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) leads the despot's five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), a loner and former captive. Fortified in the massive, armored truck the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord and his henchmen in a deadly high-speed chase through the Wasteland.
GenreHorror, fantasy, Thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
CastJoey King, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee
DirectorJohn R. Leonetti
Length01:54
When a 17 year old girl (Joey King) is given a mysterious music box, her wishes start coming true. But she slowly discovers there’s a ‘bloody price’ attached to each new wish.
Genremelodrama, detective, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastNat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Austin Abrams
DirectorJake Schreier
Length02:48
Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green ("The Fault in Our Stars"), PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears--leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship--and true love.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryNorway
Length01:03
Skam – Shame, in English – tells the stories of the students of Hartvig Nissens school, in a reasonably wealthy middle-class suburb of capital city Oslo. The main characters differ from season to season (Eva in the first, Noora in the second and Isak in the third). Viewers can follow the characters of the show on Instagram or Facebook and stay in touch with them. Throughout the week different scenes of the following episode are posted on the Skam official website in real-time, as well as text messages between the characters. The full episode airs every friday on NRK3 and is a compilation of the clips posted previously.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastShailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern
DirectorJosh Boone
Length02:13
Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley), a 16-year-old cancer patient, meets and falls in love with Gus Waters (Ansel Elgort), a similarly afflicted teen from her cancer support group. Hazel feels that Gus really understands her. They both share the same acerbic wit and a love of books, especially Grace's touchstone, "An Imperial Affliction" by Peter Van Houten. When Gus scores an invitation to meet the reclusive author, he and Hazel embark on the adventure of their brief lives.
GenreDrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastOctavia Spencer, Dave Annable, Griffin Gluck
DirectorJason Ensler, Dan Lerner, Tricia Brock, Griffin Dunne, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, Todd Holland, Mark Piznarski, Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum, Robert Duncan McNeill
Children and teenagers become friends in a hospital where they are all patients. Together they try to escape the sad reality to create their own world with their own codes , while the nursing staff do their best to bring them a little happiness everyday. Charlie , in a coma for several months, attending meanwhile helplessly bustle around him. He sees nothing , but he hears everything ...
GenreSci-fi, Action, adventure
CountryUSA
CastChris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch
DirectorJ.J. Abrams
Length02:03
The crew of the Starship Enterprise returns home after an act of terrorism within its own organization destroys most of Starfleet and what it represents, leaving Earth in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Capt. James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) leads his people (Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoë Saldana) on a mission to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction, thereby propelling all of them into an epic game of life and death.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastLogan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller
DirectorStephen Chbosky
Length01:42
Socially awkward teen Charlie (Logan Lerman) is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two charismatic students become his mentors. Free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller) help Charlie discover the joys of friendship, first love, music and more, while a teacher sparks Charlie's dreams of becoming a writer. However, as his new friends prepare to leave for college, Charlie's inner sadness threatens to shatter his newfound confidence.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CastDakota Fanning, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine (в титрах: PT Kommandor)
DirectorOl Parker
Length01:43
Tessa (Dakota Fanning) makes a list of things she wants to do before she passes away from leukemia. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
GenreDrama, biography
CountryUSA
CastJesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake
DirectorDavid Fincher
Length01:56
In 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer genius Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) begins work on a new concept that eventually turns into the global social network known as Facebook. Six years later, he is one of the youngest billionaires ever, but Zuckerberg finds that his unprecedented success leads to both personal and legal complications when he ends up on the receiving end of two lawsuits, one involving his former friend (Andrew Garfield). Based on the book "The Accidental Billionaires."
GenreSci-fi, Action, Drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastSam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver
DirectorJames Cameron
Length02:42
On the lush alien world of Pandora live the Na'vi, beings who appear primitive but are highly evolved. Because the planet's environment is poisonous, human/Na'vi hybrids, called Avatars, must link to human minds to allow for free movement on Pandora. Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), a paralyzed former Marine, becomes mobile again through one such Avatar and falls in love with a Na'vi woman (Zoe Saldana). As a bond with her grows, he is drawn into a battle for the survival of her world.
Genrefantasy, Drama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastKristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke
DirectorCatherine Hardwicke
Length02:02
High-school student Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), always a bit of a misfit, doesn't expect life to change much when she moves from sunny Arizona to rainy Washington state. Then she meets Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a handsome but mysterious teen whose eyes seem to peer directly into her soul. Edward is a vampire whose family does not drink blood, and Bella, far from being frightened, enters into a dangerous romance with her immortal soulmate.
GenreThriller, detective
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom
CastTom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen
DirectorRon Howard
Length02:29
Professor Robert Langdon is in Paris on business when he's summoned to The Louvre. A dead body has been found, setting Langdon off on an adventure as he attempts to unravel an ancient code and uncover the greatest mystery of all time.
GenreSci-fi, Action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
CastMiles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara
DirectorJoshua Trank
Length02:40
THE FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastLana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish
DirectorSusan Johnson
Length01:57
A teenage girl's secret love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her love life. What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them...all at once? Lara Jean Song Covey's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when the love letters for every boy she's ever loved-five in all-are mysteriously mailed out.
Genremelodrama, Comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Cast ,  ,  , Joey King
DirectorVince Marcello
Length02:42
A pretty, teenage girl, who has never-been-kissed, finds her life turned totally upside down when she decides to run a kissing booth and unexpectedly ends up locking lips with her secret crush.
Genrefantasy, Action, adventure, Thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastAlicia Vikander, Walton Goggins
DirectorRoar Uthaug
Length02:11
Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
GenreDrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastElsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson
DirectorBo Burnham
Length02:26
Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.
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