Movies and TV shows like Powers

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Powers (2015)
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Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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 world was full of superheroes who aren't actually heroic at all? What if all that power was just one more excuse for mischief, mayhem, murder, and endorsement deals?
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, youth, life is a bitch, danger, destiny, rivalry, crimes, crime, villain, super strength, supernatural power, friendship, good versus evil, ambitious, hand to hand combat, fistfight, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Powers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about superhero, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural power, danger, rivalry and imaginary mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Powers: Mutant X (2001), Alphas (2011), Marvel's Runaways (2017), Luke Cage (2016), The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mutant X (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mutant X is a science fiction television series that debuted on October 6, 2001. The show was created by Avi Arad, and it centers around Mutant X, a team of "New Mutants" who possess extraordinary powers as a result of genetic engineering. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, danger, rivalry, undercover ...
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Alphas (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, experiment, superhuman powers, government agency, crimes, investigation, danger, psychic, mind control, enemy, government official, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Marvel's Runaways (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other must unite against a common foe – their parents.
Style: captivating, entertaining, tense, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, superhero team, superheroine, super villain, runaway, friendship, superhero, youth, supernatural ability, parents and children, good versus evil, love and romance ...
Place: los angeles
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100%
 7.3
 117K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super strength, african american, good versus evil, superhuman powers, crimes, save the day, heroes, danger, fighting crime, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
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100%
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The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, high school, life turned upside down, teenage life, supernatural power, youth, chase, chases and races, mysterious character, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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100%
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Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, friends, teenage life, swearing, superhuman powers, anti heroes, supernatural, imaginary, friendship, heroes, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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100%
 7.5
 229K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, save the world, psychic, teleportation, stopped time, heroes, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, villain ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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100%
 7.7
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The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural power, heroes, speed, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, save the world, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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100%
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 7.8
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Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, monster, police detective, werewolf, life turned upside down, transformation, partners against crime, police investigation, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
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100%
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 67K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, supernatural ability, secret identity, friendship, superheroine, villain, danger, murder, crimes, vengeance, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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 7.3
 31K
The Gifted (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A suburban couple's ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural power, supernatural ability, super powers, superhero, teamwork, good versus evil, parents and children, social misfits, super strength, family, superhero team ...
Time: 2010s
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75%
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, time travel, adventure, time traveler, danger, fantasy world, netflix, family, team, super strength, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
 7.8
 212K
Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, batman, police corruption, corruption, crime, police station, police detective, gang war, mafia, crimes, friendship, organized crime ...
Place: new jersey
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75%
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Crow: Stairway to Heaven was a 1998 Canadian television series created by Bryce Zabel spun off from the The Crow film series starring Mark Dacascos in the lead role as Eric Draven, reprising the role originally played by Brandon Lee in the 1994 ...
Style: gothic, rough, gloomy, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark fantasy, goth, superhero, heroes, supernatural, vigilantism, murder, martial arts, supernatural power, brutality, revenge, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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100%
 8.6
 363K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
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, stylized, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, vigilantism, fighting crime, secret identity, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, lawyer, ninja ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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50%
 7.1
 14K
Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Believe is about an unlikely relationship between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: telekinesis, protector, young heroes, ex convict, heroes, supernatural ability, danger, changing lives, on the run, imaginary, orphan, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 6.7
 27K
Heroes Reborn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, save the world, danger, psychic, imaginary, heroes, time travel, changing the past or future, villain ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 5.1
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Three Inches (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Walter Speckman is a nobody, until one day he is struck by lightning and gains the ability to move any object with his mind... but only for 3 inches at a time. A recruiter who knows of super-powered individuals finds Walter and offers him the chance ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, superhuman powers, friendship, supernatural ability, imaginary, heroic mission, woman in danger, danger, good versus evil, rescue, car accident, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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40%
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Black Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Black Scorpion is an action-crime TV series that aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2001 and in Canada on Space in 2002. The series is based on two Roger Corman movies, Black Scorpion, and the sequel Black Scorpion II: Aftershock. The show focuses on a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superheroine, secret identity, female protagonist, vigilantism, good versus evil, fighting crime, superhuman powers, police detective, escapades, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
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40%
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The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
Style: dark humor, entertaining, bloody, tense, satirical ...
Plot: superhero, vengeance, superheroine, society, rivalry, corruption, murder, brutality, super powers, super speed, investigation, blood ...
Place: new york
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71%
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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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39%
 7.2
 6K
The Flash (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Flash is a 1990 American television series that starred John Wesley Shipp as the superhero, the Flash, and co-starred Amanda Pays. The series was developed from the DC Comics characters by the writing team of Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo, and ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, tense, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, superhero, fighting crime, save the day, adventure, danger, chases and races, superhuman powers, crimes, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Black Lightning (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, super powers, electricity, detective inspector, vigilantism, vigilante, secret identity, crime fighter, black superhero, masked superhero, single father, supernatural power ...
Place: usa, new orleans
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100%
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, special agents, master villain, adventure, save the day, good versus evil, heroes, scientist, hi-tech, spy, secret agent, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
Arrow: Blood Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 1 min.
TV show
Story: A six episode mini series broadcast online alongside Arrow. Felicity meets Roy and has a special mission for him.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, rivalry, fighting crime, undercover, heroes, crimes, escapades, prodigy, vigilante, mission, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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37%
 5.7
 8K
The Cape (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: "The Cape" is a drama series following Vince Faraday, an honest cop on a corrupt police force, who finds himself framed for a series of murders and presumed dead. He is forced into hiding, leaving behind his wife Dana and son, Trip. Fueled ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, fighting crime, vigilantism, rivalry, danger, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, frame up, presumed dead, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 2K
Witchblade (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Witchblade is an American television series that aired on TNT from 2001 to 2002. The series is based on the Witchblade comic book series, and followed a pilot film which debuted in August 2000. Some of the episodes were written by Ralph Hemecker, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, superheroine, chosen one, superhuman powers, magical object, heroic mission, fighting crime, supernatural ability, vengeance, super weapon, escapades, heroes ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 111K
Supergirl (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty-four-year-old Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13 after being sent away from Krypton, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers, until ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, emotional, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, superhero, superheroine, secret identity, supernatural power, save the day, super powers, heroes, danger, superhuman powers, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Birds of Prey (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Huntress, Dinah, Oracle are determined to carry on Batman's fight for justice against the ruthless criminals of New Gotham City.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, interracial relations, villain, good versus evil, fighting crime, adventure, secret identity, heroes, superhuman powers, master villain, crimes ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
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36%
 8.3
 140K
Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, sex scene, telepathy, supernatural, danger, love affair, supernatural ability, chases and races, survival, secret organization, imaginary, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, london, chicago illinois, mumbai india, berlin germany
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