Movies like Black Lightning 2009

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Black Lightning (2009)
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Black Lightning (2009)
Original name: Чёрная Молния
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Black Lightning is a Russian superhero film about a Moscow University student who discovers that his otherwise unremarkable car can fly. After his father is attacked, he decides to use the car to fight crime and becomes the city's defender against an evil millionaire.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: escapades, good versus evil, danger, heroes, youth, society, young heroes, rivalry, crimes, fighting crime, father son relationship, car chase, rescue, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death of father, car, urban, super vehicle, christmas, teenager, superhero, swat team, party, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about heroes, danger, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, imaginary and crimes mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Black Lightning: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), Jumper (2008), Sparks (2013), Mantera (2012), Boy 7 (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Sparks (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins.
Style: exciting, captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, imaginary, heroic mission, youth, rivalry, vigilantism, superhuman powers, serial killer, escapades, neo noir, unstoppable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Mantera (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Syria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: About a boy, Azman who stumbles upon a nano-tech glove which can transform his motorbike into body armor. The technology was designed by Dr.Natasya Irina Pushkin, a scientist at the Western Tech. Corporation. However, when she realizes that her ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, battles, robot vs. robot, chaos, youth, young heroes, heroes, danger, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, robot ...
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Place: malaysia
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Boy 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Sam regains consciousness in the middle of a crowded subway, he doesn't know how he got there, where he came from nor his own name. He franticly searches for his identity, using the contents of his backpack. Slowly but surely he realizes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: protagonist as suspect, memory loss, on the run, danger, uncover truth, youth, heroes, crimes, who to trust, manipulation, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, romantic, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: RUN is a fast-paced, action/thriller, which centers on a street smart, 17-year-old named Daniel who practices Parkour and is both hero and thief.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parkour, heroes, young heroes, teenage life, youth, crimes, danger, parents and children, hopes, chases and races, going straight, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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2012: Supernova (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two hundred years ago a supernova exploded somewhere in the Lyra constellation. Now the lethal burst of radiation is headed straight for Earth, and time is swiftly running out. The only thing standing between humanity and complete devastation is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, disaster movie
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, save the planet, race against time, heroes, astronomer, scientist, catastrophe, society, chases and races, tornado ...
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Snowmageddon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly-harmless snow globe unleashes a devastating winter storm on a peaceful mountainside community, prompting one family on a race to save their town from certain destruction. As night falls on Christmas Eve, the Miller family finds a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: forces of nature, chaos, danger, ecological disaster, save the day, heroes, small town, adventure, christmas, snow, family in danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alaska
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Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After dense matter from an imploded white hole hits Earth, the planet's rotation is devastated. A group of government agents must locate a lost satellite network that is the world's only hope for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, satellite, race against time, heroes, special agents, government agency, danger, escapades, dishonesty, extinction, government agent, gps ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, alien, heroic mission, space travel, martial arts, chases and races, rivalry, escapades, deadly, experiment gone awry, alien encounter, technology gone awry ...
Place: japan
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Dragon Fighter (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie begins in Southern England in the Middle Ages and then six knights are seen riding in horses towards a destroyed town. They see the remains of burned buildings and dead people until they come upon a mother and her dead baby. She quickly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, imaginary, chaos, rescue, heroes, supernatural, deadly, disorder, good versus evil, dangerous animal ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
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City Under Siege (2010)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Seeds of Destruction (2011)
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Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the seeds from the original Garden of Eden are carelessly released into today's toxic climate, the plant is transformed by our contaminated environment into a writhing mass of foliage that wreaks havoc over earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, save the world, danger, chaos, inventions and discoveries, escapades, ecological disaster, experiment gone awry, video camera, environmentalist, disaster film, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Scavengers (2013)
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
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Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, danger, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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50%
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Push (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his father, an assassin, is brutally murdered, Nick Gant vows revenge on Division, the covert government agency that dabbles in psychic warfare and experimental drugs. Hiding in Hong Kong's underworld, Nick assembles a band of rogue ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Silver Hawk (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michelle Yeoh plays Lulu Wong, a much-idolised rock star and philanthropist by day, and a super heroine, Silver Hawk, who fights injustice in skin-tight black leather outfit as her alter-ego. Richie Ren plays police detective Richman, who has an ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future, 2000s
Place: asia, hong kong
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Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, rescue, escapades, race against time, adventure, danger, space travel, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid ...
Time: contemporary
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The Seventh Sense (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: A genetic engineering student tries to bring back the skills of a legend of the past and use his skills to save India from a deadly virus attack by China.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: martial arts, bio weapon, biological warfare, danger, supernatural, master warrior, heroes, supernatural ability, save the day, good versus evil, hypnosis, genetic engineering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Phantom Force (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A squad of soldiers must protect the human race from the supernatural.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Biohazard: Patient Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Descent Into Darkness (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deep in the Mariana Sea Trench, a corporate underwater mining complex has been built - an industrial Atlantis. When an accident in a dry-dock chamber kills several miners an investigator is sent to find the cause and immediately finds out that it ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: adventure, investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, escapades, rescue, deadly, mining, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chrome Angels (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Welcome to Elliotsville. It’s like your typical American small town, except the residents are kinda robots. Okay, they’re not so much kinda, they’re pretty much robots. So what happens when you take that set-up and add a gang of sexy female ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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The Cold Light of Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, government, espionage, life turned upside down, family in danger, crimes, danger, heroes, female assassin, government agent, unlikely hero, police chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
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Legendary: Tomb of the Dragon (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Travis and his team travel to China in search of what isn't supposed to exist ... their mission to capture a Cryptid which is wreaking havoc in a remote village and they need to do this before it is killed by Harker, the legendary bounty hunter.
Style: exciting, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dragon, deadly creature, supernatural, escapades, danger, race against time, deadly, graphic violence, chases and races, heroes, legend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alien Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 2012. The dawn of destruction. As giant alien machines enslave and feed off humanity, the few remaining survivors band together to form a armed militia that will be the last stand against total extinction (IMDB.com).
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: space and aliens, survival, alien encounter, save the world, battles, chaos, androids and robots, danger, escapades, imaginary, evil alien, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Ben tenison is back in this all new Comedy Central, Movie, Based on the current Alien Force story. Alien swarm picks up with Ben 10 as a full fledged plumber but he's about to leave the ranks to do what he believes is right.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, save the world, young heroes, adventure, heroes, rivalry, youth, escapades, imaginary, danger ...
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