Movies and TV shows like Defenders of the Earth

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Defenders of the Earth (1986)
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Defenders of the Earth (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Defenders of the Earth is an American animated television series produced in 1986, featuring characters from three comic strips distributed by King Features Syndicate—Flash Gordon, The Phantom, and Mandrake the Magician—opposing Ming the Merciless in the year 2015. Supporting characters include their children Rick Gordon, Jedda Walker, Kshin, Mandrake's assistant Lothar, and Lothar's son L.J. The show lasted for 65 episodes; there was also a short-lived comic book series published by Star Comics, created by Gerry Conway, Ross Andru and John Romita, Sr.. The closing credits credit Rob Walsh and Tony Pastor for the main title music, and Stan Lee for the lyrics. The series was later shown in reruns on the Sci Fi Channel as part of Sci Fi Cartoon Quest.
Style: serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, space and aliens, parallel world, family, heroes, orphan, adoption, danger, heroic mission, fighting crime, benign alien, imaginary, escapades, secret identity, rivalry, rescue, outer space, single father, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, surrealism, single parent, friend ...
Time: 2010s, year 2015

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Most similar movies to Defenders of the Earth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about imaginary, superhero, rivalry, heroes, escapades, good versus evil and danger mostly in Animation, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Defenders of the Earth: Thundercats (1985), Fantastic Four (1994), Spider-Man Unlimited (1999), Spider-Man (1981), Avengers: United They Stand (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Thundercats (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: ThunderCats is an American animated television series that was produced by Rankin/Bass Productions debuting in 1985, based on the characters created by Tobin "Ted" Wolf. The series, for which Leonard Starr was the head writer, follows the ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: space and aliens, supernatural ability, superhero, good versus evil, ghost, adventure, family, supernatural, exile, cat, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: distant future, future, 80s
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Fantastic Four (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Fantastic Four, also known as Fantastic Four: The Animated Series, is the third animated television series based on Marvel's comic book series of the same name. Airing began on September 24, 1994, until ending on February 24, 1996. The series ...
Style: serious, humorous, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, imaginary, supernatural ability, family, adventure, danger, good versus evil, fighting crime, escapades, society, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Spider-Man Unlimited (1999)
Genre: Action, Family, Adventure, Animation, Thriller, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Spider-Man Unlimited was a short-lived American animated series featuring the Marvel comic book superhero Spider-Man. Unlimited premiered in 1999, but, although it had fair ratings, was overshadowed by Pokémon and the newly debuted Digimon, and was ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, rivalry, fighting crime, space and aliens, imaginary, secret identity, danger, heroes, rescue, superhuman powers, undercover ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, 1990s, 20th century, future ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 1K
Spider-Man (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spider-Man is an American animated TV series based on the popular Marvel Comics character of the same name.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, youth, master villain, fighting crime, adventure, escapades, danger, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroes, secret identity, student life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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1998
Avengers: United They Stand (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Avengers: United They Stand is an animated series based on the Marvel Comics superhero team The Avengers. It consists of 13 episodes, which originally premiered on October 30, 1999, and was produced by Avi Arad and distributed by 20th Century ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, imaginary, heroic mission, heroes, partners, rivalry, escapades, space and aliens, danger, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Silver Surfer (1998)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Silver Surfer, also known as Silver Surfer: The Animated Series, is an animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The series aired for one season on the Fox Kids Network in 1998.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, superhero, space and aliens, imaginary, good versus evil, master villain, benign alien, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Batman: The Animated Series (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. The series was widely praised for its thematic complexity, dark tone, artistic quality, and faithfulness to its title character's ...
Style: stylized, gothic, exciting, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: vigilantism, superhero, double life, heroes, secret identity, good versus evil, gadget, millionaire, butler, guilt, villain, disguise ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: new jersey
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55%
Avengers Assemble (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The further adventures of the Marvel Universe's mightiest general membership superhero team. With an all-star roster consisting of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, Falcon and, occasionally--when she feels like it and only when ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, light, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, supernatural power, heroic mission, superhuman powers, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, super weapon, giant, superhero team, super villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Spider-Man (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Spider-Man is an animated television series that ran from September 9, 1967 to June 14, 1970. It was jointly produced in Canada and the United States and was the first animated adaptation of the Spider-Man comic book series, created by writer Stan ...
Style: serious, exciting, 2d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, heroes, super strength, escapades, superhuman powers, imaginary, secret identity, undercover, family, fighting crime, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: She-Ra, He-Man's twin sister, is leading a group of freedom fighters known as the Great Rebellion in the hope of freeing their homeworld of Etheria from the tyrannical rule of Hordak and the Evil Horde.
Style: exciting, serious, homoerotic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, twins, secret identity, rescue, good versus evil, friendship, sword, magic, sword and sorcery, master villain, master warrior, family ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ben 10: Ultimate Alien is an American animated television series – the third entry in Cartoon Network's Ben 10 franchise created by team Man of Action, and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. It was slated to premiere after the series ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, secret identity, young heroes, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, save the world, teenage life, imaginary, rivalry, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Incredible Hulk (1982)
Genre: Action, Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Incredible Hulk is an animated television series based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The series ran for 13 episodes on NBC in 1982, part of a combined hour with Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends. Unlike the previous ...
Style: serious, exciting, offbeat, stylized
Plot: superhero, fighting crime, espionage, escapades, adventure, superhuman powers, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, society, danger, mutant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Birdman (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Birdman and the Galaxy Trio is an animated science fiction television series created by Alex Toth and produced by Hanna-Barbera. It debuted on NBC on September 9, 1967, and ran on Saturday mornings until September 6, 1969. The program consists of ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: superhero, imaginary, evil alien, heroes, adventure, escapades, master villain, danger, save the world, space and aliens, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mighty Ducks (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mighty Ducks is an American animated television series that aired on ABC and The Disney Afternoon in the fall of 1996. The show was inspired by and loosely based on the live-action films and NHL team of the same name. Twenty-six episodes were ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: hockey, ice hockey, evil alien, imaginary, family, master villain, rivalry, danger, benign alien, space and aliens, escapades, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Iron Man: Armored Adventures (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Iron Man: Armored Adventures is a 3D CGI cartoon series based on the Marvel Comics superhero Iron Man. It debuted in the USA on the Nicktoons on April 24, 2009, and has already begun airing on Canadian network Teletoon. Iron Man: Armored Adventures ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, imaginary, danger, adventure, hidden identity, rave, young heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, family, masked superhero, heroes ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The last survivor of the dead planet Krypton uses his amazing powers to defend people of his adopted world Earth.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, escapades, undercover, space and aliens, rivalry, master villain, good versus evil, danger, adventure, secret identity, imaginary ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Battle of the Planets (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Battle of the Planets cast five young people as G-Force, consisting of Mark, Jason, Princess, Keyop, and Tiny. G-Force protects Earth from planet Spectra and other attacks from beyond space. The most prominent field commander of the Spectra forces ...
Style: stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, outer space, escapades, space and aliens, youth, androids and robots, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, rescue, heroes, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, ancient mystery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, duel, escapades, riddles and clues, danger, rivalry, imaginary, mind control ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes is an animated television series based on the Marvel Comics' Fantastic Four comic book series and the movie itself. The series is the team's fourth foray into animation, and combines ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, serious
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural, adventure, squad, imaginary, good versus evil, danger, partners against crime, partners, heroic mission, superhuman powers, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Iron Man (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Iron Man, also known as Iron Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series based on Marvel Comics' superhero Iron Man. The series aired from 1994 to 1996 in syndication as part of The Marvel Action Hour, which packaged ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: superhero, androids and robots, escapades, imaginary, danger, heroes, superhuman powers, adventure, vigilantism, good versus evil, rivalry, tony stark character ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! is an American/Japanese animated television series, and was created by Ciro Nieli, one of the directors of Teen Titans, with animation being done by a Japanese studio known as The Answer Studio. Set mainly on ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, imaginary, good versus evil, monkey, team, heroes, teenage life, tombs and skeletons ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Static Shock (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Static Shock is an American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation. It is part of the DC animated universe. It was animated at the Slightly Offbeat Productions Studios in Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand. The New Zealand based ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, experimental
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, fighting crime, heroic mission, save the day, good versus evil, superhuman powers, master villain, youth, righting the wronged, teenage life, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The children of the Avengers hone their powers and go head to head with the very enemy responsible for their parents' demise.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, partners, good versus evil, imaginary, heroic mission, adventure, youth, danger, escapades, rivalry, teenage life ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Legion of Super Heroes (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The series centers on a young Superman's adventures in the 31st century, fighting alongside a group of futuristic superheroes known as the Legion of Super-Heroes. The series drew on the rich history of the Legion of Super-Heroes, taking ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhero team, teenager, secret identity, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, superhuman powers, undercover, rivalry, battles, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Super Friends (1973)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Super Friends is an American animated television series about a team of superheroes, which ran from 1973 to 1986 on ABC as part of its Saturday morning cartoon lineup. It was produced by Hanna-Barbera and was based on the Justice League of America ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, imaginary, superhuman powers, master villain, escapades, save the day, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure, danger, boy and dog ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.1
 14K
Superman (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Superman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics flagship character, Superman. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and originally aired on The WB Television Network from September 6, 1996 to ...
Style: serious, 2d animation
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, heroes, newspaper, danger, master villain, adventure, good versus evil, destruction, earth, villain, journalist, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.4
 27K
Spider-Man (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, was an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man. The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, 1994, to January 31, 1998. The producer/story editor ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, imaginary, heroes, photographer, newspaper, fighting crime, friendship, heroic mission, radiation, escapades ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 6K
ThunderCats (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
TV show
Story: ThunderCats is an American/Japanese animated television series, produced by Ethan Spaulding and Michael Jelenic. A reboot of the original 1980s TV series of the same name, ThunderCats was developed by Warner Bros. Animation and Studio 4°C, and ...
Style: exciting, serious, reboot
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, leader, danger, superhero, transformation, escapades, imaginary, heroes, cat, supernatural ability, space wars ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ultimate Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: While being trained by S.H.I.E.L.D., Spider-Man battles evil with a new team of teen colleagues.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, superhero, secret identity, super villain, youth, chases and races, fighting crime, daring rescue, battles, escapades, family, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends is an American animated television series produced by Marvel Productions starring established Marvel Comics characters Spider-Man and Iceman and an original character, Firestar. As a trio called the Spider-Friends, ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, escapades, crimes, superhuman powers, supernatural, rivalry, undercover, imaginary, danger, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%