Movies like The Rocketeer

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The Rocketeer (1991)
 6.5
 57K
The Rocketeer (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930s Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the help of his mechanic/mentor, Peevy, he attempts to save his girl and stop the Nazis as The Rocketeer.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, light, intense, melancholic, romantic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, zeppelin, adventure, family, flying man, gangsters, treasure hunt, adaptation, betrayal, unlikely friendships, heroes, crimes, hollywood, mechanic, escapades, rivalry, on the run, escape attempt, woman in danger, daring rescue, save the day, heroic mission, media sensation, magic ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 20th century, year 1938, 80s, 30s
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to The Rocketeer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, entertaining and stylized films with plots about escapades, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil, danger, superhero and adventure mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Rocketeer: The Phantom (1996), The Shadow (1994), Star Kid (1997), Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003), The Last Starfighter (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 34K
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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, secret identity, jungle, adventure, good versus evil, phantom, escapades, comic hero, heroes, one man army, masked hero, alter ego ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women makes an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, adventure, space opera, future dystopia, bounty hunter, survival, rescue, daring rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, space and aliens, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, courage, heroism, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, army, one man army, transformation, disney, super soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, london, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 25K
The Shadow (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, neo noir, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, undercover, heroic mission, vigilante, escapades, hypnosis, atomic bomb ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, asia, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
 3K
Star Kid (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when the meteor falls into local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - the wise and strong robot from another galaxy. Spencer puts Cybersuit on and becomes a different kind of guy
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space and aliens, superhero, androids and robots, adventure, family, escapades, good versus evil, fantasy world, robot, brutality, child hero, family life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, video game, secret agents, rescue, child hero, adventure, mission, save the world, escapades, kidnapping, siblings relations, heroic mission ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, teens, kids, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, partners, youth, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, teenage life, superhuman powers, alien superhero ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Starfighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, alien, space wars, space travel, alien contact, adventure, space and aliens, heroic mission, battles, fighter pilot, human in outer space, planet ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.6
 116K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, secret agents, children, child spy, spy, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 21K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, family, space travel, friendship, alien encounter, supernatural ability, rescue, young heroes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ultimate Avengers: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When a nuclear missile was fired at Washington in 1945, Captain America managed to detonate it in the upper atmosphere. But then he fell miles into the icy depths of the North Atlantic, where he remained lost for over sixty years. But now, with the ...
Style: stylized, intense, entertaining, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, superhero, superhero team, monster, save the world, adventure, partners, heroic mission, space and aliens, rivalry, master villain, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, adventure, island, rivalry, mad scientist, spy, secret agents, heroes, villain, good versus evil, genetic engineering, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: "Ben 10: Race Against Time" has Ben back in his hometown of Bellwood. Even though he's back in school and leaving his hero adventures behind him, it seems that Ben will be facing his greatest challenge yet.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, race against time, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, save the world, master villain, androids and robots, rescue, rivalry, superhuman powers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 447K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, robot, superhero, disney, heroes, young heroes, androids and robots, boy genius, child prodigy, adventure, friends, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When the Punisher takes out a black-market weapons dealer, he stumbles upon a far-reaching terrorist plot devised by a group known as Leviathan.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, terrorism, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, black market, vigilante, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last cannister of the ooze that created the Turtles, which Shredder wants to create an army of new mutants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, ninja, good versus evil, antidote, fight, turtle, mutant, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, secret identity, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The human race is threatened by a powerful creature, and only the combined power of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and The Flash can stop it. But can they overcome their differences to thwart this enemy using the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, light, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, monster, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, superhuman powers, master villain, cold war, secret identity, cartoon violence, journalist, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1960, year 1954, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, police detective, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, wish come true, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Ben tenison is back in this all new Comedy Central, Movie, Based on the current Alien Force story. Alien swarm picks up with Ben 10 as a full fledged plumber but he's about to leave the ranks to do what he believes is right.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, space and aliens, young heroes, heroes, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, master villain, rivalry, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.9
 1.0M
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, technology, heroes, adventure, prodigy, intelligence, millionaire, self sacrifice, weapon system, assistant, good versus evil, androids and robots ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, malibu california, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by evil Medusa, who wants to take over the park and hold the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, hostage, family, daring rescue, save the day, escapades, buddies, heroes, rivalry, vigilantism, eccentric family, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 791K
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, technology, one against many, good versus evil, scientist, russian, rivalry, androids and robots, millionaire, revenge, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: malibu california, new mexico, monte carlo, new york, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Based on the hit video game series, Batman must find a bomb planted by the Joker while dealing with a mysterious team of villains called, The Suicide Squad.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, batman, brutality, good versus evil, vengeance, crimes, heroes, escapades, master villain, violence, murder, mental institution ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Veritas, Prince of Truth (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA, UK, Puerto Rico, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kern has to fight an evil menace that could destroy the earth when Veritas, his favorite comic book hero, comes to life and seeks his help.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, self discovery, escapades, legends and myths, family, rivalry, injustice, battles, superhero, supernatural, friendship, child ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 98K
Small Soldiers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: toy comes to life, soldier, heroes, suburbs, objects come to life, family, battles, technology gone awry, good versus evil, store, satire, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 106K
Superman II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by Gen. Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to ...
Style: exciting, feel good, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, space and aliens, secret identity, save the world, niagara falls, good versus evil, nuclear, megalomaniac, super strength, criminal, alien superhero ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, idaho, paris france, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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 ⇓
32%
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An old flame of Bruce Wayne's strolls into town, re-heating up the romance between the two. At the same time, a mass murderer with an axe for one hand begins systematically eliminating Gotham's crime bosses. Due to the person's dark ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, neo noir, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: double life, superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, secret identity, organized crime, old love, crimes, vengeance, fighting crime, mysterious character, millionaire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 824K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, witty, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, hotshot hero, flying superhero, heroes, androids and robots, good versus evil, prodigy, lifesaver, scientist, hi-tech, war on terror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, year 2012 ...
Place: california, malibu california, tennessee, america, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 14K
Thunderbirds (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, teenage hero, rescue, good versus evil, chase, outer space, family, space travel, save the day, youth, young heroes, family in danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london, san francisco, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%