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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
 6.9
 681K
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of untold powers for world domination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, comic, surprise ending, epic, stylized, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroism, superhuman powers, courage, one man army, soldier, adventure, army, heroic mission, good versus evil, transformation, scientist, patriotism, escapades, world war two, experiment, disney, heroes, danger, friendship, artifact, top secret, senator, heroic, villain ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, italy, alps, big ben london, norway, germany

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Most similar movies to Captain America: The First Avenger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out entertaining, exciting, surprise ending and comic films with plots about superhero, good versus evil, chase, explosion, transformation, alter ego and weapons mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Captain America: The First Avenger: The Avengers (2012), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Green Lantern (2011), Deadpool (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, disguise, deception, explosion, mission, gadget, soldier, shield, political thriller, superhuman powers, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 1.2M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, heroic mission, imaginary, giant, monster, costumed hero, alien invasion, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, battleship, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: exciting, comic, humorous, intense, sinister ...
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, disagreement, costumed hero, brainwashing, teamwork, flying man, ex soldier, teenage hero, death of father, escape, haunted by the past ...
Time: 2010s, year 1991, 1990s
Place: siberia, eastern europe, cleveland ohio, moscow russia, bucharest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, save the world, master villain, good versus evil, superhero team, androids and robots, supernatural ability, imaginary, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, africa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 254K
Green Lantern (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, comic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, transformation, adventure, supernatural ability, secret identity, alien, mad scientist, chosen one, one man army, father son relationship, protector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1993, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 836K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, comic, stylized, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, mutant, self healing, revenge, anti heroes, immortality, supernatural ability, escapades, parody, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 654K
Man of Steel (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation ...
Style: comic, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, secret identity, double life, family relations, alien invasion, flying man, destruction, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 879K
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, technology, adventure, prodigy, heroes, terrorism, good versus evil, weapon system, millionaire, androids and robots, self sacrifice, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, middle east, afghanistan, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, cliffhanger ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battlefield, magic, save the world, superhero, genocide, sacrifice, teenage superhero, magical object, throne, superhero team, teleportation, super villain ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, africa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 705K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, witty, suspenseful, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, hotshot hero, millionaire, gadget, scientist, explosion, good versus evil, deception, army, androids and robots, post traumatic stress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: tennessee, usa, washington d.c., malibu california, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 358K
Captain Marvel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously ...
Style: exciting, comic, suspense, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, superheroine, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, female warrior, alien technology, danger, warrior, weapons, weapon system, comics ...
Time: 1990s, year 1995
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: epic, entertaining, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: superhero team, time machine, murder, explosion, heroes, fantasy world, friendship, catastrophe, sister sister relationship, time travel, alien invasion, final battle ...
Time: near future, 2010s, 1940s, year 2012, 2020s ...
Place: new jersey, norway, japan, missouri, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 670K
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, secretary, russian, rivalry, scientist, undercover, revenge, spy, technology, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new mexico, new york, monte carlo, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, serious, comic, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, giant, superhero, scientist, transformation, on the run, adventure, destruction, military, mutant, escapades, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, usa, rio de janeiro, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: comic, exciting, suspense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, good versus evil, justice, superhero, save the world, dark hero, heroes, batman, flying man, fight to the death, death, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, tijuana mexico, africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: comic, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, secret identity, superhuman powers, transformation, good versus evil, experiment, mad scientist, genetic engineering, fighting crime, love and romance, vigilante, teenage superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 696K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, epic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, imaginary kingdom, immortality, superhuman powers, legends and myths, warrior, prince, protector, rivalry, adventure, redemption, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, vigilantism, heroes, fighting crime, experiment, scientist, protector, double life, transformation, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, suspense, surprise ending, comic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, costumed hero, teenager, teenage life, moral dilemma, school, good versus evil, rescue, battle, criminal, best friend ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., new york, berlin germany, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Peter Parker and his friends go on a summer trip to Europe. However, they will hardly be able to rest - Peter will have to agree to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of creatures that cause natural disasters and destruction throughout the continent.
Style: entertaining, comic, sentimental
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage life, superhuman powers, superhero, high school, secret identity, mutant, school trip, heroic mission, adventure, bully, double life, secret ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, mexico, europe, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 274K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, chase, young heroes, supernatural, presumed dead, youth, adventure, first love, danger, double life, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, himalaya, egypt, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 649K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, double life, master villain, experiment, transformation, fighting crime, selflessness, danger, genetically altered, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 500K
Wonder Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, entertaining, intense, vintage ...
Plot: superheroine, justice, good versus evil, adventure, island, superhero, courage, chosen one, princess, wartime, immortality, mentor ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, belgium, ottoman empire, paris france, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, mutant, superhuman powers, superhero, experiment, rage, scientist, boxer, army, vengeance, professor, attack ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, ohio, vietnam, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 543K
X-Men (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, comic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, heroic mission, supernatural, rescue, heroes, adventure, danger, genetically altered ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 1940s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, u.s. capitol building, poland, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
X-Men: First Class (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, supernatural power, super villain, cia, superhuman, teenage superhero, cold war, save the day, vengeance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 1940s, year 1944 ...
Place: battleship, oxford university, usa, eastern europe, mine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 299K
Fantastic Four (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, comic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, radiation, invisibility, superhuman powers, good versus evil, transformation, space station, friendship, laboratory, scientist, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, invisibility, good versus evil, transformation, adventure, wedding, scientist, airplane, military, resurrection, forest, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, japan, china, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Captain America (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America." Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, captain, good versus evil, crimes, superhuman powers, heroes, escapades, imaginary, undercover, danger, rivalry, rat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: rome italy, washington d.c., italy, california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 515K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, ant, shrinking, miniaturization, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, technology, father daughter relationship, chase, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1989
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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