Movies like Powder

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Powder (1995)
 6.6
 30K
Powder (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as "Powder" struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do incredible things. This phenomenon changes the lives of all those around him in ways they never could have imagined.
Style: emotional, sad, touching, inspirational, sexy, sentimental, sincere, philosophical, mind bending, thought provoking ...
Plot: albino, loneliness, paranormal phenomena, supernatural, miraculous event, supernatural ability, christ allegory, healing power, extrasensory perception, bully, electricity, death, hospital, supernatural power, small town, school, youth, college, consciousness, teacher student relationship, love, cancer, friendship, mutant, disappearance ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Powder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, weird and suspense films with plots about supernatural, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, destiny, death and dialogue mostly in Drama, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Powder: Phenomenon (1996), Midnight Special (2016), The Sixth Sense (1999), Dragonfly (2002), Nell (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Phenomenon (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, light, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: genius, superhuman powers, terminal illness, supernatural ability, miraculous event, telekinesis, small town, love, goodhearted, brain tumor, romance, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Midnight Special (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: on the run, father son relationship, chase, supernatural, kidnapping, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, fbi, survival, hostage, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, texas, atlanta georgia, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 979K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, mystery, psychology, psychiatrist, death, life & death, supernatural ability, psychic power, psychic, boy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 39K
Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, mystery, hospital, supernatural, romance, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, ghost, death, doctor, dealing with death, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, latin america, chicago illinois, venezuela, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 29K
Nell (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, sentimental, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: feral child, isolation, family, mental illness, disability, loneliness, secrets, childhood, nudity (full frontal - brief), self discovery, psychologist, nude swimming ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 1.1M
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, monster, small town, telekinesis, super powers, supernatural power, government conspiracy, experiment, friendship, parallel world, parallel universe, boy ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 20th century, future
Place: indiana, usa, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 113K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, mind bending, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: time travel, mental institution, time loop, psychology, supernatural, memory loss, destiny, supernatural ability, murder, existentialism, disorder, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, future, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and ...
Style: emotional, touching, tear jerker, sad, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, childhood, imagination, escape from reality, loneliness, magical, classmate, friends, loss of friend, social misfits, teenage boy, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.6
 1.3M
The Green Mile (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prison, death row, false accusation, supernatural, life philosophy, convict, electric chair, death sentence, prison life, confined, justice, human nature ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, 90s, year 1999
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a small American town, a diabolical circus arrives, granting wishes for the townsfolk, but twisted as only the esteemed Mr. Dark can make them. Can two young boys overcome the worst the devil himself can deal out?
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens, horror for children
Plot: good versus evil, witch, small town, circus, carnival, supernatural, youth, coming of age, greed, friendship, boy, temptation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 12K
My Life (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: It seems that Bob Jones has everything a man could want, namely a fulfilling job and a beautiful, pregnant wife, Gail. But Bob's life is turned upside-down when he is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live -- not even enough time ...
Style: sad, emotional, touching, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, death, reconciliation, cancer, honest, pregnancy, childbirth, self discovery, family life, couple relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lovely Bones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
Style: emotional, psychological, suspense, surreal, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, pedophile, rape, loss of child, death in the family, loss of daughter, dealing with death, tragic event, death of child, missing child, murder mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, pennsylvania, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dead Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man awakens from a six-year coma with the ability to see into peoples futures. This is the first two episodes of the television series.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: afterlife, car accident, supernatural, small town life, a vision, extrasensory perception, coma, haunted by the past, stalking, destiny, who done it, supernatural ability ...
Time: year 1976
Place: vietnam, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Monster Calls (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.
Style: touching, emotional, dark fantasy, fairy tale, compassionate ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: bullying, terminal illness, monster, childhood, loneliness, imagination, life & death, nightmare, courage, destiny, depression, single mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 36K
The Invisible (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, South Africa, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coma, high school, invisibility, ghost, afterlife, regret, teenager, friendship, existentialism, family relations, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 414K
Unbreakable (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, invulnerability, train crash, self discovery, supernatural ability, father son relationship, villain, a vision, mystery, supernatural power, good versus evil, conflict ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 79K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: time travel, destiny, alternate reality, time loop, parallel world, dealing with death, death, foreknowledge, psychic, memory loss, housewife, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, philosophical, suspense, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, life philosophy, butterfly effect, memory, child abuse, supernatural ability, alternate reality, memory loss, love, psychology ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 34K
The Nines (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.
Style: psychological, philosophical, thought provoking, confusing, enigmatic ...
Plot: mystery, obsession, metaphysics, alternate reality, supernatural, video game, losing-it hero, lifestyle, coincidence, artist, love and romance, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 93K
The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: witch, magic, witchcraft, supernatural, black magic, goth, curses spells and rituals, high school, supernatural ability, teenage witch, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 14K
S. Darko (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: S. Darko follows Samantha Darko, the younger sister of Donnie, the protagonist of Donnie Darko, and her friend Corey. On their way to California, their car breaks down, forcing them to wait in a small town until it is fixed. While there, Samantha ...
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, mind bending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, stranded, surrealism, adaptation, life philosophy, end of the world, dreams, creativity, small town, best friends, time loop, existentialism ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Life Before Her Eyes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As the 15th anniversary of a fatal high school shooting approaches, former pupil Diana McFee is haunted by memories of the tragedy. After losing her best friend Maureen in the attack, Diana has been profoundly affected by the incident - her ...
Style: psychological, emotional, suspense, non-linear, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, school shooting, murder, tragedy, guilt, self sacrifice, adultery, haunted by the past, adulthood, teenager, crimes, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: mysterious stranger, childhood, coming of age, friendship, small town, single mother, childhood memory, childhood friend, psychic power, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, selflessness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No one seemed to care about Jamie Marks until after his death. Hoping to find the love and friendship he never had in life, Jamie’s ghost visits former classmate Adam McCormick, drawing him into the bleak world between the living and the dead.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, afterlife, coming of age, seeing dead people, high school, youth, death, gay, hopes, supernatural, troubled teen, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, sexy, ridiculous, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, supernatural, academy, school, best friends, friends, vampire human love, high school, supernatural ability, good versus evil, teenager, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 121K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: gothic, suspense, atmospheric, scary, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, loneliness, friendship, first love, supernatural, childhood, vampire human love, coming of age, friends, adolescence, bully, small town ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: california, new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: romantic, light, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, witch, supernatural romance, love, teenage love, love and romance, supernatural ability, youth, forbidden love, magic, small town, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, south carolina, southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 6K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, sexy, macabre, erotic ...
Plot: supernatural, death, sacrifice, nanny, witch, hidden identity, mysterious character, babies and infants, curses spells and rituals, nudity (full frontal - brief), pagan, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Talking to Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. All telling their story of how they died, and how their murderer is still out there. The detective investigating the murders ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful, dark
Plot: able to see the dead, supernatural, supernatural ability, police investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, life is a bitch, ghost, mystery, who done it, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 46K
Before I Wake (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: About an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, subconscious, supernatural, supernatural ability, child, nightmare, insomnia, monster, supernatural power, little boy, adoption, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%