The highest grossing movie in the world, Avatar, was astonishing! It’s hard to believe that there are other movies like Avatar out there. Everything about the movie’s gorgeous scenery and stunning visuals was nothing short of amazing, leaving the viewer absolutely awestruck!
So can there really be movies like Avatar out there? Can they compete with the visuals and action? Well, we have some good news for you. Yes, there is!
We have gone and found a handful of movies that have stunning visuals and are just a good as Avatar. And if you didn’t know, there is a second Avatar movie coming out soon. Well, without getting too sidetracked with that excitement, go ahead and continue reading to find out what we have in store for you.
1. Ready Player One
For the first of the movies like Avatar, we are starting off with a bang! By every definition of the word, this movie was absolutely phenomenal! The amount of content and the incredible visuals in this movie will leave you with your jaw on the floor. Give it a watch if you haven’t seen this one yet!
Ready Player One Movie Description
The creator of the virtual reality realm named the OASIS, James Halliday (Mark Rylance), passed away. When he passed, a video was released where he reveals that he has hidden an Easter Egg within the game. He states that whoever manages to obtain the Easter Egg will inherit his vast fortune and gain complete control over the OASIS. After years of hunting, no one has even been close to finding the first clue. However, when an unassuming teen named Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) discovers the first clue, everything changes and the real race to gain full control of the OASIS begins.
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2. Rise Of The Planets Of The Apes
Gun-wielding apes!? Hell ya, that’s what we’re talking about! This movie deserves every second of your time! You won’t want to look away from the screen, and you’ll just keep wanting more! Go ahead and give it a watch.
Rise Of The Planets Of The Apes Movie Description
Scientist Will Rodman (James Franco) has the singular goal of finding a cure for his father’s Alzheimer disease. However, his experiments fail, and he must shut down his work. In doing so, he ends up having to take care of a baby chimp named Caesar. Caesar isn’t an ordinary chimp though. Will quickly realizes that Ceasar has shown an unusual amount of intelligence. Knowing that the improved intelligence resulted from his experimental drug coming into contact with Caesar in the uterus, Will starts up his experiments again but this time without anyone knowing. Ceasar’s intelligence continues to grow, however, and he soon becomes a threat to the humans who rule the Earth.
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3. Alita: Battle Angel
This movie simply radiates Avatar vibes to us! It’s the most recently released movie on this list, and it was amazing! If you haven’t seen it or maybe even not heard of it, go ahead and give it a watch. You won’t regret it.
Alita: Battle Angel Movie Description
In the distant future, a cyborg doctor named Ido (Christoph Waltz) takes the broken Alita (Rosa Salazar) from a scrapyard in Iron City to fix her up. As Alita awakens, she faces the problems of having no recollection of her past or any knowledge of the world she has woken up in. Alita begins to live and learn again and must learn to survive in the dangerous streets of Iron City. However, Ido tries his best to keep Alita away from finding out about her past.
Oh man, this movie really did a number on our brains. It’s a different monster in and of itself. Leonardo DiCaprio gave us one hell of a performance, and you really need to give this one a watch! You’ll love every second of it.
Inception Movie Description
Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) leads a team of extractors. They aren’t your average team of extractors though. They possess the technology to infiltrate someone’s dreams to find needed information. However, this has cost Dom everything he cares about. With one impossible mission left, Dom hopes for redemption in completing this mission. But the deeper he goes with the mission, the harder it becomes for Dom to distinguish reality from the dream world.
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5. Guardians of the Galaxy
Everyone’s favorite space adventurers! Guardians Of The Galaxy delivers a vibrant, fun-filled, action-packed adventure which you will enjoy every second of! Go ahead and give it a watch if, for some reason, you haven’t already.
Guardians of the Galaxy Description
As a consequence of bad luck and bad decisions, a new crew unexpectedly assembles. The group of misfits and con artists may now be the universe’s only hope of survival. Led by Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), the group must defend themselves from a never-ending wave of bounty hunters coming after them. All this because they stole an Orb from a Kree named Ronan (Lee Pace). What they didn’t know when they took possession of the Orb was the destructive power that it can have if it falls into the wrong hands.
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6. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
This movie will leave you just as awestruck as Avatar with its incredible visuals! Its hyper-realism is the reason it’s so beautiful! The action in the film is also quite entertaining. You absolutely need to give this movie a watch!
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Movie Description
Two operatives named Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) maintain peace throughout human occupied territories. The two partners go to Alpha, the largest metropolis that continues its never-ending expansion, for their next mission. However, an evil presence wants to take down and destroy the city. It’s now up to Valerian and Laureline to stop this force from destroying the city or even worse, the entire universe.
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7. Blade Runner 2049
Wrapping up our list of movies like Avatar, we have one hell of a movie! The Blade Runner sequel did not disappoint at all! If you enjoyed the first Blade Runner, then you will definitely love this one! Give it a watch, it’s definitely worth it!
Blade Runner 2049 Movie Description
In a dark future, a new Blade Runner named Officer K (Ryan Gosling) emerges. He has recently made a discovery which threatens the existence of the rest of society. For the answers he’s looking for, he must go and search for a former Blade Runner named Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford). However, Officer K may have put himself in a world of danger by digging deeper into the situation.
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