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: heroes, escapades, danger, good versus evil, youth, society, young heroes, rivalry, crimes, fighting crime, car chase, rescue, father son relationship, car, love triangle, death of father, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, urban, super vehicle, christmas, superhero, party, scientist, snow, kidnapping ...
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 exciting, serious, suspenseful and entertaining films with plots about heroes, danger, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, crimes and imaginary mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Black Lightning: Jumper (2008), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), I Am Number Four (2011), Mantera (2012), Boy 7 (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
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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, presumed dead, adventure, young heroes, youth, first love, danger, double life, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, egypt, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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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: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, vigilantism, heroes, fighting crime, experiment, scientist, double life, protector, transformation, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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75%
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, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, danger, teenage love, friendship, youth, young heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, teenage life, supernatural romance, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, africa, florida
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42%
 2.6
 384
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, heroes, danger, youth, chaos, rivalry, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, escapades, young heroes, battles, robotics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, on the run, dishonesty, heroes, youth, danger, young heroes, protagonist as suspect, chases and races, hacking, amnesia
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 9K
Sparks (2013)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, youth, unstoppable, urban, vigilantism, serial killer, heroes, fighting crime, good versus evil, rivalry, heroic mission, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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38%
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: satellite, save the world, race against time, danger, special agents, government agency, heroes, dishonesty, escapades, extinction, government agent, gps ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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37%
 4.8
 2K
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parkour, young heroes, heroes, teenage life, youth, danger, crimes, parents and children, rivalry, criminal heroes, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.4
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Red Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invasion, small town, resistance, survival, danger, patriotism, occupation, adventure, heroic mission, against the odds, super weapon, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, russia, latin america, tokyo, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, save the planet, race against time, heroes, astronomer, scientist, catastrophe, society, chases and races, tornado ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 6K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, superhuman powers, supernatural, life is a bitch, youth, danger, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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35%
Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, confined, adventure, daring rescue, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, one man army, one against many, prison fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.7
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Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, fighting crime, good versus evil, secret identity, lawyer, heroes, danger, superhuman powers, crimes, undercover, daredevil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.5
 318
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, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: androids and robots, rescue, gang, chaos, kidnapping, escapades, adventure, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, violence spree, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, twists and turns, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, government, life turned upside down, family in danger, danger, crimes, heroes, unlikely hero, police chase, government agent, father son relationship, espionage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
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Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: exciting, futuristic, surreal, serious, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, intelligence, supernatural ability, tough girl, mind control, supernatural, escapades, imaginary, telepathy, betrayal, strong female character, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, paris france, berlin germany, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
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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, serious, intense, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, chase, escapades, psychic, danger, imaginary, clairvoyance, supernatural, experiment, on the run, rivalry, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, year 1945
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.8
 994
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: family in danger, danger, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, adventure, save the day, escapades, heroes, chaos, small town, ecological disaster, christmas eve ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Flesh Wounds (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: On a remote U.S. Army facility a group of scientists vanish while conducting experiments with a top secret weapon. An elite covert ops team commanded by Lt. Tyler (Kevin Sorbo) is sent on a rescue mission that quickly turns deadly. With time running ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, daring rescue, missing person, track down, tough heroes, deadly, race against time, danger, military, human experiment, terminator, secret weapon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Seeds of Destruction (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, chaos, experiment gone awry, forces of nature, inventions and discoveries, hapless soldier, escapades, danger, heroes, save the world, video camera, environmentalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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33%
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Chameleon (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A super-killer female cyborg with chameleon-like powers discovers maternal instincts when she protects a child from government operatives in this science fiction tale set in the year 2028.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, life is a bitch, sexual relations, imaginary, adventure, escapades, special agents, deadly, terminator, fighting crime, heroes, chaos ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
City Under Siege (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sunny is a naïve circus performer who dreams of inheriting his father's knife-throwing skills. However, his hostile colleagues continue to bully him, relegating him to a lowly clown. On a tour to Malaysia, Cheung and other performers discover ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: martial arts, mutant, chaos and mayhem, circus, supernatural, chaos, journalism, superhuman powers, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.4
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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
Plot: escapades, urban, save the world, alien encounter, heroes, evil alien, chaos and mayhem, imaginary, androids and robots, space and aliens, chaos, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Atomic Twister (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the lives of small town citizens who ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: danger, race against time, heroes, tornado, nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor, friends, deadly, escapades, chases and races, adventure, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
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33%
 3.3
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Dark Island (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After losing contact with its researchers on a remote island, a military corporation hires a group of scientists and soldiers to find out what went wrong. But when they arrive, the team quickly discovers that the weapons testing performed on the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bio weapon, island, survival, heroes, deadly, disorder, supernatural, chases and races, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, survival, rebellion, future dystopia, danger, strong female character, social decay, society, adventure, revolution, escapades, youth ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Nemesis 3: Time Lapse (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Using footage left over from Nemesis 2 and a very thin story line sees Alex again fighting the cyborg mercenaries in 1998 East Africa. This time, Alex finds that she has 20 half sisters who are waiting for her to return to 2077. Central Command ...
Style: rough, serious, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: androids and robots, chases and races, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, imaginary, crimes, desert, danger, rivalry, heroes, female bodybuilder
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Green Hornet (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, car chase, secret identity, violence, fighting crime, partners against crime, revenge, irresponsible, inheritance, gangsters, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.3
 508
Royal Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fearsome warrior from the Kingdom of Samarza arrives in America to assassinate a high school girl. The girl does not know it, but she is the last living heir to the Kingdom. A noble guard arrives in America to protect the young princess.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, heroes, deadly, master warrior, escapades, crimes, good versus evil, danger, woman in danger, assassination attempt, assassination, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.7
 446
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: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, space travel, survival, heroes, anti heroes, adventure, space and aliens, escapades, heroic mission, chases and races, rivalry, save the world ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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