Movies like M.A.N.T.I.S. 1994

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M.A.N.T.I.S. (1994)
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M.A.N.T.I.S. (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A brilliant, wheelchair-bound scientist invents a form of exo-skeleton called the Mechanically Augmented Neuro Transmitter Interception System (M.A.N.T.I.S.) that turns him into a superhero and gives him the ability to fight the crime wave that is engulfing his city.
Plot: superhero, scientist, african american, paraplegic

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M.A.N.T.I.S. (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: M.A.N.T.I.S. is an American science fiction television series that aired for one season on the Fox Network between August 1994 and March 1995. The original two-hour pilot was produced by Sam Raimi and developed by Sam Hamm. It stars actor Carl ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: superhero, society, fighting crime, heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, disability, scientist, african american, suit and tie, paraplegic, black superhero
Time: 90s
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Baby Face Nelson (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde were no match for Depression Era gangster George "Babyface" Nelson and his moll Helen Womack. Constantly on the lam from the law and from Chicago's biggest crime lord Al Capone, Babyface and his female accomplice ...
Plot: gangsters, gangster
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Invisible: The Chronicles of Benjamin Knight (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a lab experiment goes wrong, Benjamin Knight is left invisible while his scientist friends trying to find a formula that will restore his visibility to last the rest of his life.
Plot: scientist, cripple, invisible, superhero, multiple murder, machine gun, female nudity, gore, serial killer
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Metal Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kyle Finn has the ultimate combat machine, a metal suit with super-human powers, and he uses it to defend the good and fight evil. That 'evil' comes in the form of Reed, his ninja henchmen and the Mecha Terror robot: has the Metal Man ...
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The Return of Superfly (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: telephone call, interrupted sex, woman on top, violence, african american
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Batman: Anarchy (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The maniacal Harley Quinn emerges ten years after the Joker's capture at the end of The Dark Knight, in search of him, leaving a now war torn caped crusader to combat the wave of death and anarchy she unleashes.
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Dark Sun (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A remake of Vávra's 1948 atomic age thriller Krakatit.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gunshot, scientist, explosive, terrorism, science, terrorist, shooting, science gone wrong, scientific discovery, modern day adaptation, female terrorist
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Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the superstardom and early death of Bruce Lee, 20th Century Fox decided to cobble together a couple of theatrical feature films from this property, of which this 1974 effort is the first. The bulk of the film consists of four episodes crudely ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jane, a young soldier, is exposed to a biochemical weapon that endows her with self-healing powers. She uses her abilities to fight crime while eluding the military.
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Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this Mexican sci-fi fantasy, big beefy Martians invade the earth. Ostensibly, they have come to warn people about the dangers of nuclear testing and exploring space, but their real mission becomes manifest when they begin using their special ...
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The Brain (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer
Style: psychotronic
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Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Time: 90s, 1990s
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Jimmy Zip (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An abused runaway with pyromaniac tendencies teams up with a metal sculptor. Together they blow away the art world and a local crime boss.
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Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of scientists are experimenting with time travel, and they manage to send one of their group ahead in time one hour. But when he comes back, he tells them that they’ll all be dead within the next hour unless they shut the machine down.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, suspense, surprise ending
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Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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Story: Darcy is a cop who is also a supehero named Black Scorpion at night who kicks and beats evildoers to a pulp. She soon catches wind of an asthmatic mad scientist who plans on tainting the city's air supply with a toxin. Only Darcy in her ...
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