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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, courage, superhuman powers, heroism, soldier, adventure, one man army, heroic mission, good versus evil, army, scientist, patriotism, transformation, escapades, world war two, experiment, heroes, danger, friendship, nazi germany, artifact, top secret, senator, heroic, villain ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
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 entertaining, exciting, comic and surprise ending films with plots about superhero, good versus evil, fight scenes, transformation, chase, alter ego and explosion mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Captain America: The First Avenger: The Avengers (2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Green Lantern (2011), Iron Man (2008), Captain America: Civil War (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, explosion, good versus evil, disguise, deception, mission, gadget, soldier, shield, political thriller, superhuman powers, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 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, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, imaginary, giant, monster, alien invasion, teamwork, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, battleship, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, save the world, good versus evil, superhero team, supernatural ability, imaginary, master villain, rivalry, military, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa
⇓ 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, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, transformation, adventure, secret identity, supernatural ability, alien, mad scientist, chosen one, pilot, father son relationship, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, 2010s, year 2011 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, technology, adventure, prodigy, terrorism, good versus evil, weapon system, heroes, millionaire, self sacrifice, androids and robots, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, middle east, afghanistan, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, sinister ...
Plot: superhero, disagreement, supernatural power, revenge, brainwashing, flying man, teenage hero, ex soldier, teamwork, costumed hero, death of father, escape ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1991
Place: eastern europe, cleveland ohio, siberia, russia, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, secret identity, double life, master villain, family relations, alien invasion, flying man, destruction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tragic ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: magic, superhero, genocide, battlefield, sacrifice, save the world, teleportation, magical object, throne, supervillain, super villain, superhero team ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, africa, manhattan new york city, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, hotshot hero, millionaire, good versus evil, explosion, gadget, army, deception, scientist, terrorist, president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, pakistan, malibu california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, immortality, superhuman powers, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, warrior, protector, rivalry, adventure, parents and children, betrayal, prince ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, scandinavia, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, twists and turns, entertaining, surprise ending
Plot: superhero team, superhero, murder, explosion, fantasy world, friendship, heroes, catastrophe, time machine, time travel, alien invasion, space travel ...
Time: 1940s, 2020s, year 2012, year 1970, near future ...
Place: japan, missouri, manhattan new york city, new jersey, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, experiment, transformation, mad scientist, secret identity, genetic engineering, fighting crime, love and romance, vigilante, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, comic, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, giant, superhero, scientist, on the run, transformation, military, adventure, destruction, mutant, escapades, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, usa, rio de janeiro, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, suspenseful, witty, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, revenge, russian, scientist, secretary, undercover, spy, technology, adventure, powerful corporation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new mexico, washington d.c., moscow russia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, kids, teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, vigilantism, fighting crime, heroes, experiment, scientist, double life, protector, transformation, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, teenage life, moral dilemma, teenager, arms dealer, school, battle, costumed hero, good versus evil, teenage protagonist, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 233K
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, supernatural power, atlantis, ocean, warrior, rescue, underwater, shark, army, superhuman powers, sword fight, father son relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 1985, 1990s
Place: atlantic ocean, maine, sicily italy, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, suspense, dark, comic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, good versus evil, justice, superhero, dark hero, heroes, save the world, batman, master villain, flying man, fight to the death, death of protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1981, year 1918
Place: usa, africa, washington d.c., tijuana mexico, u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 486K
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, vintage ...
Plot: justice, good versus evil, island, superheroine, adventure, courage, superhero, chosen one, princess, wartime, immortality, mentor ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, belgium, big ben london, paris france, ottoman empire
⇓ 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, superhero, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroic mission, rescue, supernatural, adventure, danger, heroes, genetically altered ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, near future, 1940s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, canada, mississippi, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, stylized, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, cia, cold war, save the day, vengeance, supernatural power, superhuman, adventure, supernatural ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, year 1944 ...
Place: battleship, oxford university, usa, mine, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, suspenseful, sentimental, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, master villain, transformation, experiment, disguise, double life, imaginary, guilt, secret identity, spider ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, military, soldier, danger, heroic mission, terrorist, future dystopia, government, attack, gunfight, person on fire, world domination ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1600s
Place: egypt, japan, moscow russia, washington d.c., france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 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, chase, supernatural ability, supernatural, adventure, youth, first love, young heroes, presumed dead, good versus evil, double life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, egypt, chechnya, mount everest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, invisibility, good versus evil, transformation, adventure, surfboard, forest, resurrection, interrogation, mask, satellite, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, greenland, china, japan ...
⇓ 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, captain, undercover, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, crimes, superhuman powers, rivalry, danger, heroes, fortress ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1930s, 1990s ...
Place: italy, california, rome italy, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, stylized, entertaining, comic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, radiation, superhero, invisibility, superhuman powers, transformation, space station, good versus evil, friendship, laboratory, scientist, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, dark hero, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, technology, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1989
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: sincere, exciting, sentimental, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, scientist, double life, mad scientist, defamation, good versus evil, student, doctor, super villain, death, tentacle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, experiment, scientist, rage, boxer, army, vengeance, attack, haunted by the past ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, canada, ohio, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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