Movies Like Upgrade

by All Horror on October 01st, 2018 | |

Upgrade from director Leigh Whannell, known for co-creating the Saw Franchise with James Wan as well as writing plenty of Wan’s other films, follows the story of Grey Trace, a mugging victim implanted with new microchip technology. A Blumhouse film, the film is one-part revenge thriller, one-part sci-fi tech gone wrong. Set in the near future when technological human augmentation is common, Trace sets on a mission of revenge for himself and his dead wife when the new chip in his head begins to speak to him. When Trace discovers that all of his misfortune has been set up, he has to try and go after the true culprit.

Other movies like Upgrade

eXistenz (1999)

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.

Morgan (2016)

A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being’s life that was made in a laboratory environment.

Donnie Darko (2001)

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

Under the Skin (2014)

A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.

Videodrome (1983)

A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.

Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989)

Revolving around the transformation of people into grotesque hybrids of flesh and metal, Tetsuo is above all an overwhelming audiovisual experience, set to a brain-pounding score by Chu Ishikawa and complemented by suitably exaggerated sound effects.

Altered States (1980)

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.

RoboCop (2014)

When Alex Murphy – a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit – is critically injured, OmniCorp sees their chance to build a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine.

Ex Machina (2014)

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world’s largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world’s first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

Dark City (1998)

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.

Total Recall (2012)

Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he’s got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life – real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man.

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