Movies like Darkman

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Darkman (1990)
 6.4
 57K
Darkman (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes known as Darkman, assuming alternate identities in his quest for revenge and a new life with a former love.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspense, stylized, gloomy, suspenseful, cult film, dark, gothic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disfigurement, vengeance, mask, gangsters, crimes, heroes, vigilantism, danger, secret identity, rivalry, experiment, anti hero, anti heroes, love, scientist, neo noir, laboratory, helicopter, nihilism, dark hero, gang, obsessive quest, experiment gone awry, fighting crime, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1990, year 1989, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Darkman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and rough films with plots about rivalry, vengeance, heroes, weapons, murder, crimes and danger mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Darkman: RoboCop (1987), Virtuosity (1995), Hologram Man (1995), The Running Man (1987), The Punisher (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Darkman and Durant return and they hate each other as much as ever. This time, Durant has plans to take over the city's drug trade using high-tech weaponry. Darkman must step in and try to stop Durant once and for all.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, dark
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, escapades, fighting crime, crimes, mad scientist, criminal's revenge, heroes, undercover, good versus evil, gang, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 228K
RoboCop (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, experiment, law enforcement, fighting the system, vengeance, gang, fighting crime, legal, partners, robot ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Darkman III: Die Darkman Die (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Darkman, needing money to continue his experiments on synthetic skin, steals a crate of cash from drug lord Peter Rooker...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, dark
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, superhero, experiment, drug lord, imaginary, gangsters, mad scientist, gang, undercover, rivalry, superhuman powers, secret identity ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 27K
Virtuosity (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Centre (LETAC) has developed SID version 6.7: a Sadistic, Intelligent, and Dangerous virtual reality entity which is synthesized from the personalities of more than 150 serial killers, and only one man can ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, serial killer, androids, good versus evil, hologram, artificial intelligence, deadly, life is a bitch, chases and races, criminal's revenge, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.1
 535
Hologram Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five years after the mad terrorist Norman Galagher was sentenced to holographic stasis, he is given a parole hearing. But an equipment failure engineered by his cronies transforms the criminal into a living hologram with god-like powers. Now, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hologram, timebomb, revenge, captivity, terrorism, psychopath, confined, danger, law enforcement, prison, rivalry, police officer killed ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 139K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, chases and races, danger, dystopic future, tough heroes, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty, resistance, gadget, future dystopia, distopia ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, 2010s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 21K
The Punisher (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, mafia, murder, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, superhero, crimes, crime, police officer, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 9K
Next of Kin (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, police investigation, murder, vengeance, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, justice, gangsters, death of brother, brother brother relationship, complex characters ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Eve of Destruction (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eve is a military robot made to look exactly like her creator, Dr. Eve Simmons. When she is damaged during a bank robbery, the robot becomes an unstoppable killing machine. Colonel Jim McQuade is assigned to stop the robot and with the help from Dr. ...
Style: futuristic, rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, terrorism, danger, androids and robots, chaos, save the world, a.i., race against time, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 122K
Hollow Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cocky researcher, Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible and he's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and soon begins to vanish. The only problem is – no-one can ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment, mad scientist, invisibility, danger, scientist, psychopath, invisible man, murder, crimes, violence, disorder, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.4
 521K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, vigilante, dark hero, gangsters, gunfight, tough guy, criminal's revenge, lone hero, violence spree, professional killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, chaos, imaginary, supernatural, disorder, heroes, good versus evil, deadly, danger, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 763
The Vindicator (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An employee of a secret company operation becomes the victim of the company's special weapons project. He is transformed into a robotic killing machine that, because of his programming must destroy anything that comes near him.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, danger, laboratory, robot, explosion, weapons, profanity, strong violent content, weapon system, disorder, killer robot, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, post apocalypse, danger, zombie apocalypse, fate of humanity, plague, experiment gone awry, monster, survival, scientist ...
Time: future
Place: utah, las vegas, salt lake city utah, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 676K
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, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, super villain, experiment, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, double life, courage, transformation, imaginary, fighting crime, spider ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 17K
Blue Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a helicopter so powerful and why it is such a secret.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, chase, conspiracy, murder, crimes, terrorism, deadly, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, escapades, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, tough guy, dark hero, superhero, tough heroes, vigilantism, vanity, vengeance, vigilante, rivalry, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.7
 231K
Batman & Robin (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze plans to put Gotham City on ice, while Ivy tries to drive a wedge between ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, crime fighter, batman, undercover, fighting crime, superhuman powers, super vehicle, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, year 1997, 90s, twentieth century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, heroes, partners, crimes, danger, vigilantism, deadly, violence, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and use. But what Walker doesn't realize is a group of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, psychopath, computer, sword fight, prodigy, computer animation, hacker, experiment gone awry, high school, future dystopia, vengeance, high school life ...
Time: 2040s, future, 80s
Place: los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 326K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, rough, brutal, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, one man army, vigilantism, lone hero, gunfight, fighting crime, lone wolves, tough heroes, black ops, heroes, cia, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 558K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, vigilantism, dark hero, chase, human trafficking, woman in danger, daring rescue, father daughter relationship, abduction, rescue, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 44K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, drug cartel, fighting crime, tough heroes, crime, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Universal Soldier (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, genetically altered, martial arts, soldier, vietnam war, vengeance, one man army, danger, military, nudity (full frontal - brief), rescue mission, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: vietnam, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 476
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, missing person, disorder, vengeance, rescue, crimes, investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 10K
Trespass (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their ...
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, murder, drug dealing, treasure hunt, gangsters, revenge, chase, crimes, partners, danger, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, arkansas, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 169K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, revenge, hitman, musician, dark hero, dangerous attraction, drug lord, gangsters, fall in love, loss of loved one, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A young boy gets jolted with electricity as he's climbing a cable pylon. As he gets older, he experiences intense fits of violence in which bolts of electricity burst from his fists. Elsewhere in Tokyo, there is an electronics wizard who also ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: violence, electricity, superhero, superhuman powers, vigilantism, vengeance, battles, danger, rivalry, supernatural power, heavy metal, rage ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 344K
Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, fbi, master criminal, special agents, revenge, hidden identity, undercover, arch villain, boat chase, mexican standoff, prison, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 88K
The One (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, alternate dimension, parallel universe, supernatural ability, daring rescue, twins, race against time, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, dual identity, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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