Movies like The Rocketeer

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The Rocketeer (1991)
 6.5
 54K
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: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, family, flying man, gangsters, treasure hunt, adaptation, betrayal, unlikely friendships, disney, crimes, heroes, hollywood, on the run, mechanic, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, escapades, escape attempt, world domination, rivalry, woman in danger, daring rescue ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938, 80s
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 humorous, exciting, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about heroes, escapades, adventure, rivalry, danger, good versus evil and mentor mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Rocketeer: Star Kid (1997), Spy Kids (2001), Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003), The Last Starfighter (1984), Zoom (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, space opera, future dystopia, danger, bounty hunter, survival, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
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100%
 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, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, androids and robots, space and aliens, adventure, family, escapades, good versus evil, fantasy world, robot, brutality, child hero, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 110K
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: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, secret agents, spy, child spy, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, children, kidnapping, rescue, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ 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, child hero, secret agents, rescue, adventure, mission, video game, save the world, escapades, undercover, master villain, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, space wars, alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, battles, fighter pilot, human in outer space, space war, alien contact ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 19K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, save the world, good versus evil, family, friendship, space travel, danger, supernatural ability, rescue, rivalry, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, secret identity, race against time, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, rescue, master villain, family, rivalry, superhuman powers, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, serious ...
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 ⇓
51%
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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, teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, ninja, mutant, good versus evil, antidote, fight, turtle, adventure, young heroes, secret identity, master villain ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Spy Kids 2: 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, heroes, secret agents, villain, good versus evil, genetic engineering, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroism, courage, adventure, heroes, disney, danger, heroic mission, army, super soldier, one man army ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, alps, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.9
 958K
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, self sacrifice, weapon system, millionaire, good versus evil, intelligence, terrorism, androids and robots ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, malibu california, usa, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, space and aliens, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, save the world, young heroes, buddies, danger, escapades, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eight years after the third film, the OSS has become the world's top spy agency, while the Spy Kids department has since become defunct. A retired spy Marissa (Jessica Alba) is thrown back into the action along with her stepchildren when a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: child spy, secret agents, spy, espionage, family, adventure, heroes, save the world, hidden identity, young heroes, heroic mission, child hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, wish come true, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, secret identity, master villain ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, self discovery, escapades, rivalry, family, danger, battles, injustice, legends and myths, superhero, supernatural, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, hostage, family, heroic mission, eccentric family, vigilantism, save the day, heroes, escapades, buddies, daring rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 92K
Small Soldiers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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: soldier, toy comes to life, suburbs, heroes, objects come to life, family, battles, technology gone awry, danger, store, good versus evil, prototype ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.0
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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, good versus evil, rivalry, scientist, russian, technology, millionaire, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, powerful corporation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: malibu california, monaco, new mexico, monte carlo, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.9
 11K
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: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
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 ⇓
44%
 6.8
 100K
Superman II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, France
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, serious, feel good, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, space and aliens, secret identity, save the world, niagara falls, good versus evil, nuclear, world domination, megalomaniac, criminal, super strength ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, paris france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 20K
Underdog (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.
Style: feel good, not serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking dog, superhero, dog, disney, good versus evil, rescue, experiment, adventure, fighting crime, teenager, animal life, research laboratory ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 3K
Tall Tale (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their idyllic community. When Daniel Hackett sees his father ...
Style: stylized, entertaining, sentimental, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, family, heroic mission, treasure hunt, daring rescue, adventurer, imaginary, young heroes, danger, rescue, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 771K
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, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, vengeance, hotshot hero, escapades, danger, rivalry, billionaire, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2012, year 1999 ...
Place: tennessee, malibu california, california, america, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 13K
SpaceCamp (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. ...
Style: semi serious, intense, inspirational, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, space program, astronaut, trapped in space, adventure, space shuttle, survival, rescue, race against time, outer space, space opera ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s, future
Place: alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 254K
Hulk (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Style: intense, serious, exciting, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, chase, experiment gone awry, adventure, dark hero, genetics, mutant, mad scientist, transformation, anger, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: san francisco, california, new york, south america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Fantastic Four (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Fantastic Four is an unreleased low-budget feature film completed in 1994. Created to secure copyright to the property, the producers never intended it for release although the director, actors, and other participants were not informed of this ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, blind girl, flying, fire, invisibility, space and aliens, heroes, society, imaginary, danger, escapades ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 24K
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: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, atomic bomb, danger, undercover, heroic mission, vigilante, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, asia, usa, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After seeing Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981, three 12 year old friends, Chris Strompolos, Eric Zala and Jayson Lamb, began filming their own shot-by-shot adaptation of the Spielberg classic in the backyards of their Mississippi homes. After 6 ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, adventure, treasure hunt, good versus evil, master villain, heroes, rivalry, youth, adventurer, escapades, obsessive quest, heroic mission ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 13K
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: futuristic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, 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, family in danger, youth, young heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london, san francisco, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%