Movies like The Mask

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The Mask (1994)
 6.9
 360K
The Mask (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his entire life changes. While wearing the mask, Ipkiss becomes a supernatural playboy exuding charm and confidence which allows him to catch the eye of local nightclub singer Tina Carlyle. Unfortunately, under the mask's influence, Ipkiss also robs a bank, which angers junior crime lord Dorian Tyrell, whose goons get blamed for the heist.
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, romantic, not serious, surprise ending, absurd, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: superhuman powers, double life, superhero, transformation, supernatural power, gangsters, dual identity, fall in love, social misfits, alter ego, good versus evil, love and romance, heroes, singer, robbery, chase, adventure, runaway, magic, screwball, dog, villain, sarcasm, balloon, super villain ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Mask

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, light and entertaining films with plots about dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, destiny, fight scenes, adaptation and justice mostly in Comedy, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Mask: Liar Liar (1997), Son of the Mask (2005), Inspector Gadget (1999), Superhero Movie (2008), The Golden Child (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 291K
Liar Liar (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, father son relationship, farce, dishonesty, desire, workaholic, birthday, family relations, second chance, wish come true, family values, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 12K
The Mask (1995)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mask aka The Mask: Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the film of the same name. The show ran for two seasons, from August 12, 1995 to March 8, 1997, on CBS, and spawned its own short-run comic book series, ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mask, superhero, adventure, hidden identity, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, fighting crime, troublemaker, incompetent police, green skin, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Son of the Mask (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia, France, Venezuela, Canada, Romania
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, light, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baby, superhero, mischievous children, mask, chaos and mayhem, supernatural ability, adventure, parallel world, parents and children, misfit, intrigue, dog ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pakistan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Inspector Gadget (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: John Brown is a bumbling but well-intentioned security guard who is badly injured in an explosion planned by an evil mastermind. He is taken to a laboratory, where Brenda, a leading robotics surgeon, replaces his damaged limbs with state-of-the-art ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, rescue, gadget, adventure, superhuman powers, escapades, heroic mission, wish come true, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Superhero Movie (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhero spoof, secret identity, goofy hero, anti heroes, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, superhuman powers, nothing goes right, save the world, anti hero, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Golden Child (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A detective specializing in missing children is on a madcap mission to save a youth with mystical powers who's been abducted by an evil cult. He battles a band of super-nasties, scrambles through a booby-trapped chamber of horrors and traverses ...
Style: humorous, dark fantasy, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, chosen one, good versus evil, social worker, missing child, kidnapping, culture clash, rescue, monk, supernatural, heroes, private detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: tibet, los angeles, usa, california, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 9K
Blankman (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, parody, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, gangsters, secret identity, crimes, vengeance, save the day, misfit, escapades, superhuman powers, anti hero, righting the wronged, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Meteor Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about fifteen minutes. Now his friends and family want him to protect ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, parody, psychotronic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, heroes, superhuman powers, gang, family, imaginary, escapades, fighting crime, anti heroes, save the day, secret identity, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.0
 284K
Batman Returns (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces the Penguin - a warped and deformed individual who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping him become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, gothic, dark fantasy ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: villain, double life, dark hero, millionaire, superhero, super villain, good versus evil, corruption, vigilante, superhuman powers, crime fighter, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Green Hornet (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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: buddy comedy, stylized, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, secret identity, gangsters, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, escapades, inheritance, irresponsible, super vehicle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 602K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, good versus evil, technology, imaginary, miniaturization, supernatural power, shrinking, inventions and discoveries, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: light, humorous, absurd, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, private detective, dog, farce, investigation, pets, animals, goofy hero, search, amateur detective, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 124K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.
Style: buddy comedy, not serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, afterlife, unlikely partners, ghost, obsessive quest, back from the dead, rivalry, escapades, police detective, uncover truth, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 33K
The Phantom (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, jungle, secret identity, adventure, good versus evil, phantom, escapades, masked hero, comic hero, heroes, one man army, alter ego ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, heroic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: superhero, super powers, superhuman powers, teenage superhero, secret identity, super villain, good versus evil, transformation, genetic engineering, experiment, vigilante, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bulletproof Monk (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious and immortal Tibetan kung fu master, who has spent the last 60 years traveling around the world protecting the ancient Scroll of the Ultimate, mentors a selfish street kid in the ancient intricacies of kung fu.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monk, prophecy, scroll, heroes, martial arts, good versus evil, master warrior, adventure, supernatural, supernatural ability, dragon, knife fight ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, contemporary, 1940s, 21st century ...
Place: tibet, san francisco, usa, asia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 87K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, robbery, police, money laundering, police officer, thief, undercover cop, wedding, chases and races, partners, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 24K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, absurd, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: perfect crime, heist, caper, cons and scams, collector, crimes, crime gone awry, con men, silly humor, disorder, forgery, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Last Action Hero (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, parody, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, magic, good versus evil, fantasy world, gunfight, film within a film, dark humor, magical object, cartoon cat, child in peril, projectionist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993, twentieth century ...
Place: california, los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 55K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bodyguard, partners against crime, law enforcement, police officer, undercover cop, partners, unlikely partners, escapades, silly humor, disorder, police investigation, police ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, miami, atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: farce, deadpan, baseball, dimwit, crimes, police, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, beirut lebanon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, stylized, intense, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: heroes, superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, protector, vigilantism, save the day, double life, imaginary, teenage life, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 64K
Mystery Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, bowling, good versus evil, superhero spoof, hostage, save the day, heroic mission, crimes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.0
 249K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, fbi, kung fu, martial arts, chase, police investigation, fish out of water, ransom, police, kidnapping, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1997
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, united states, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 62K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, tv show, misfit partners, reluctant partners, partners against crime, crime, crimes, police operation, reality tv, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.9
 12K
Steel (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Justice. Safe streets. Payback. Metallurgist John Henry Irons (O'Neal) vows to claim them all when a renegade military reject (Judd Nelson) puts new superweapons in dangerous hands. Helped by an electronics wiz (Annabeth Gish) and an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, gang, military, soldier, fighting crime, secret identity, superhuman powers, escapades, crimes, good versus evil, undercover ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 10K
Kuffs (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job, and his college-age girlfriend is pregnant. To top it off, George's brother Brad is killed and George inherits Brad's "patrol special" privatized police district and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, parents and children, family life, police station, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breaking the fourth wall, gunfight, dancing, family ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, san francisco, turkey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.8
 240K
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: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: superhero, double life, good versus evil, secret identity, crime fighter, fighting crime, undercover, superhuman powers, rivalry, crimes, crime, super vehicle ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, twentieth century, year 1997, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Ashe and his little son are murdered violently for no reason by Judah's men, he returns from the dead to take revenge. One after one, Judah's people face the power of the dark angel. The second film based on James O'Barr's ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, neo noir, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tragic hero, superhero, supernatural, afterlife, good versus evil, vigilantism, murder, heroes, tattoo, duel, crow, dark hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Another Stakeout (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: odd couple, police investigation, disorder, fall in love, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, partners, boss and employee, crimes, buddies, gangsters, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%