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: supernatural ability, heroes, superhero, supernatural, superhuman powers, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, youth, life is a bitch, destiny, rivalry, crimes, villain, super strength, supernatural power, friendship, good versus evil, ambitious, fistfight, escapades, homicide detective, brutality, superhuman, super powers ...
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, supernatural power, superhuman powers, imaginary, danger and good versus evil mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Powers: Alphas (2011), Mutant X (2001), Luke Cage (2016), The Boys (2019), Heroes (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, mind control, experiment, superhuman powers, psychic, government agency, investigation, crimes, enemy, scientist, government official, fellow agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, adventure, supernatural ability, heroic mission, save the world, rivalry, undercover, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 127K
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, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, african american, good versus evil, superhuman powers, crimes, heroes, fighting crime, save the day, super powers, escapades, super strength, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 359K
The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: entertaining, bloody, tense, satirical, parody ...
Plot: dark humor, superhero, super speed, vengeance, murder, violence, brutality, superheroine, corruption, super powers, superhuman, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 7.6
 238K
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, save the world, superhero, heroes, teleportation, good versus evil, heroic mission, psychic, stopped time, time travel, supernatural, villain ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 441 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, captivating, serious, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural power, superhuman powers, high school, teenage life, life turned upside down, chase, youth, mysterious character, disorder, ancient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 336K
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, teen drama
Plot: superhero, heroes, superhuman powers, supernatural power, speed, secret identity, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, save the day, save the world, multiverse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 99K
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, exciting, cynical, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, youth, friends, teenage life, swearing, supernatural power, friendship, supernatural, heroes, superhero, time travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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100%
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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, teen drama
Plot: teenager, superheroine, superhero team, supernatural ability, youth, friendship, superhero, super villain, parents and children, runaway, good versus evil, high school ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.8
 225K
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: captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, batman, corruption, police station, police corruption, police detective, crimes, mafia, gang war, organized crime, orphan, crime boss ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, time traveler, time travel, adventure, fight, family, fantasy world, team, life is a bitch, death, super strength ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural ability, angel, good versus evil, superhuman powers, fugitives, chaos, rivalry, destiny, crimes, religions or cults, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 95K
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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, supernatural ability, secret identity, superhero, friendship, superheroine, villain, fight scenes, murder, vengeance, crimes, teen superhero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 34K
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, atmospheric, twists and turns, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: super powers, supernatural power, supernatural ability, mutant, superhero, good versus evil, teamwork, family, superhero team, parents and children, hunted, social misfits ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
No Ordinary Family (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After their plane crashes into the Amazon River, each member of the Powell family starts to show signs of new, unique and distinct super powers.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: family, supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, teenage life, parents and children, district attorney, scientist, fighting crime, family life, life turned upside down, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, master villain, special agents, adventure, save the day, good versus evil, heroes, scientist, hi-tech, top secret, government agency, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 117K
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: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, werewolf, police detective, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, police investigation, life turned upside down, partners against crime, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
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50%
 5.0
 1K
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: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, superhuman powers, friendship, supernatural ability, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, woman in danger, hospital, car accident, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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40%
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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, changing the past or future, psychic, heroes, time travel, cheerleader, villain, serial killer ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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40%
 8.6
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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, secret identity, vigilantism, fighting crime, heroic mission, good versus evil, vigilante, superhuman powers, lawyer, corruption, blindness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
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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, rough, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superheroine, secret identity, female protagonist, fighting crime, good versus evil, superhuman powers, vigilantism, rivalry, undercover, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
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39%
 5.6
 11K
Sparks (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, neo noir, captivating, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, youth, heroic mission, rivalry, vigilantism, superhuman powers, serial killer, escapades, unstoppable, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 7K
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, tense, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, superhero, fighting crime, save the day, adventure, superhuman powers, escapades, good versus evil, crimes, rivalry, superhuman speed, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: super powers, superhero, electricity, crime fighter, vigilante, vigilantism, secret identity, black superhero, supernatural power, single father, police detective, street gang ...
Place: usa, new orleans
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100%
 6.2
 122K
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, superhero, strong female character, superheroine, secret identity, super powers, heroes, superhuman powers, save the day, supernatural power, undercover, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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36%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, fighting crime, secret identity, vigilantism, dishonesty, undercover, rivalry, crimes, frame up, presumed dead, supernatural power, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.3
 151K
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, secret organization, supernatural, love affair, supernatural ability, mind control, gay, survival, escapades, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, mumbai india, london, san francisco, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, interracial relations, villain, gotham city, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, fighting crime, master villain, society ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 3K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superheroine, superhero, magical object, policewoman, superhuman powers, fighting crime, heroic mission, chosen one, supernatural ability, super weapon, escapades, heroes ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 2K
Witchblade (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: NYPD Detective Sara Pezzini's main goal in life was to bring down Tommy Gallo, the hitman who killed her father, her best friend, and eventually her partner. While chasing down one of Gallo's thugs, she acquires the Witchblade, an ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tv series pilot
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: destiny, adventure, superhero, fighting crime, self discovery, crimes, rivalry, police detective, hopes, law enforcement, vengeance, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%