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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
 6.9
 643K
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, entertaining, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, comic, surprise ending, epic, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroism, adventure, soldier, courage, heroic mission, good versus evil, one man army, scientist, patriotism, world war two, escapades, transformation, army, experiment, nazi germany, danger, friendship, heroes, save the day, life turned upside down, senator, imaginary, top secret ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1942
Place: usa, new york, italy, norway, alps, big ben london, 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 exciting, entertaining, comic and surprise ending films with plots about good versus evil, superhero, fight scenes, transformation, explosion, weapons and alter ego mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Captain America: The First Avenger: The Avengers (2012), Green Lantern (2011), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Man of Steel (2013), Iron Man 3 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, imaginary, alien invasion, monster, superhero team, giant, teleportation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, battleship, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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100%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, soldier, shield, political thriller, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, disguise, deception, mission, gadget, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 250K
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, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, alien, transformation, adventure, secret identity, supernatural ability, mad scientist, father son relationship, one man army, protector, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 1991, 1990s ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, superhero team, good versus evil, save the world, imaginary, supernatural ability, master villain, a.i., androids and robots, tough girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, africa, eastern europe, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 639K
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: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, secret identity, master villain, family relations, alien invasion, flying man, double life, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 673K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, 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, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, hotshot hero, superhuman powers, terrorist, millionaire, androids and robots, explosion, good versus evil, deception, gadget, scientist, army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, malibu california, pakistan, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 838K
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, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, prodigy, technology, good versus evil, terrorism, weapon system, heroes, androids and robots, millionaire, comics, weapons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, middle east, afghanistan, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, genocide, sacrifice, magic, battlefield, teleportation, magical object, supervillain, throne, super villain, team, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, africa, manhattan new york city, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
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: intense, exciting, comic, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, disagreement, revenge, brainwashing, ex soldier, costumed hero, supernatural power, female warrior, flying man, teamwork, teenage hero, escape ...
Time: year 1991, 1990s, 2010s
Place: siberia, bucharest, romania, africa, eastern europe ...
⇓ 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: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, comic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, experiment, secret identity, transformation, mad scientist, fighting crime, love and romance, vigilante, genetic engineering, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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, entertaining, comic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, giant, superhero, scientist, on the run, military, transformation, adventure, experiment gone awry, mutant, escapades, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, rio de janeiro, virginia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 638K
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, semi serious, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, revenge, good versus evil, technology, undercover, adventure, secretary, russian, scientist, master villain, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new mexico, moscow russia, washington d.c., new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, superhuman powers, vigilantism, fighting crime, heroes, experiment, double life, protector, imaginary, scientist, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, intense, exciting, suspense, comic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, teenage life, moral dilemma, teenager, arms dealer, school, teenage protagonist, rescue, supernatural power, costumed hero, battle, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 528K
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, entertaining, suspenseful, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, superhero, good versus evil, heroic mission, rescue, adventure, supernatural, danger, heroes, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 2000s, near future ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, canada, mississippi, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 193K
Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, epic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: superhero, ocean, supernatural power, rescue, underwater, atlantis, warrior, army, superhuman powers, shark, princess, sword fight ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1985
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, maine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 631K
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, sentimental, suspenseful, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, master villain, good versus evil, transformation, imaginary, double life, disguise, experiment, secret identity, villain, goblin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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: suspense, exciting, dark, comic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, good versus evil, superhero, justice, save the world, batman, heroes, master villain, flying man, fight to the death, death of protagonist, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, africa, u.s. capitol building, tijuana mexico, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, invisibility, transformation, adventure, satellite, explosion, mask, interrogation, scientist, military, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, japan, china, greenland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 294K
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, entertaining, comic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, radiation, superhuman powers, invisibility, transformation, good versus evil, friendship, scientist, laboratory, adventure, space station ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, mutant, save the day, vengeance, superhuman, cia, cold war, adventure, telekinesis, supernatural power ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, year 1944 ...
Place: oxford university, battleship, usa, mine, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 270K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, supernatural, adventure, youth, young heroes, first love, good versus evil, presumed dead, double life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, egypt, mount everest, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 470K
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, intense, surprise ending, entertaining, epic ...
Plot: justice, courage, good versus evil, island, adventure, superheroine, chosen one, superhero, princess, wartime, immortality, fight scenes ...
Time: 1910s, 2010s, year 1918
Place: paris france, tower bridge london, ottoman empire, big ben london, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 663K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, imaginary kingdom, immortality, legends and myths, warrior, adventure, rivalry, protector, betrayal, parents and children, god ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, scandinavia, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, comic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, soldier, military, heroic mission, danger, terrorist, government, attack, future dystopia, treason, gunfight, person on fire ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1600s
Place: egypt, moscow russia, japan, washington d.c., france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 478K
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still ...
Style: exciting, sincere, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, scientist, double life, tentacle, super villain, doctor, death, mad scientist, good versus evil, defamation, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 462K
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, entertaining, humorous, light, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, ant, miniaturization, shrinking, mad scientist, inventions and discoveries, technology, father daughter relationship, chase, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, superhuman powers, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, crimes, imaginary, undercover, duel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1943, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: alaska, rome italy, california, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 137K
Fantastic Four (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four young outsiders teleport to a 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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, transformation, imaginary, teleportation, superhero team, telekinesis, portal, body horror, save the world, fighting crime, escapades ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2007
Place: usa, pentagon, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, army, boxer, experiment, vengeance, scientist, rage, corruption, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, canada, ohio, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%