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The Shadow (1994)
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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 minds", the Shadow comes blazing to the city's rescue with explosive results.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, tense, stylized, serious, based on radio show, gothic, comic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, adventure, vigilante, heroic mission, hypnosis, superhuman powers, danger, undercover, atomic bomb, escapades, alter ego, dark hero, comics, transformation, mad scientist, immortality, fall in love, kidnapping, master villain, noir, ladykiller ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, tibet, usa, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and stylized films with plots about heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, superhero, escapades, fight scenes and dialogue mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Shadow: Daredevil (2003), Catwoman (2004), The Phantom (1996), Batman Forever (1995), Daredevil (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventurer, secret service, superhero, adventure, immortality, heroic mission, danger, master villain, vampire, mastermind, good versus evil, save the world ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: europe, venice, kenya, siberia, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 193K
Daredevil (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: He dwells in a world of eternal night, but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, comic, dark, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, vigilantism, martial arts, supernatural ability, vengeance, boxing, fighting crime, blindness, organized crime, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: suspense, exciting, dark, comic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, justice, good versus evil, save the world, batman, heroes, dark hero, master villain, flying man, death of protagonist, fight to the death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1981, year 1918, 2010s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, tijuana mexico, washington d.c., africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.3
 98K
Catwoman (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, vigilantism, uncover truth, righting the wronged, supernatural, crimes, masked superhero, vengeance, heroes, imaginary, evil corporation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.9
 30K
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, secret identity, superhero, masked hero, phantom, adventure, island, master villain, power, silver, gold, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 213K
Batman Forever (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side. And Edward Nygma, ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: superhero, psychologist, partner, falling down stairs, millionaire, violence, criminal, tommy gun, tied up, disfigurement, district attorney, rose ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, invisibility, adventure, superhuman powers, heroic mission, transformation, escapades, heroes, benign alien, wedding, airplane ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, shanghai china, greenland, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.7
 315K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, secret identity, lawyer, danger, fighting crime, crimes, heroes, undercover, superhuman powers, daredevil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 211K
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: boys' night, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: superhero, crime fighter, double life, good versus evil, secret identity, master villain, superhuman powers, fighting crime, crime, undercover, vigilante, batman ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, twentieth century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.6
 246K
Green Lantern (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, comic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, alien, transformation, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, supernatural ability, mad scientist, escapades, father son relationship, one man army, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1991, year 1993 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, double life, invulnerability, transformation, good versus evil, flying man, megalomaniac, responsibility, adventure, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 290K
Fantastic Four (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, comic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, invisibility, radiation, superhuman powers, laboratory, space station, transformation, imaginary, marriage proposal, flying, mask ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.3
 615K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental, suspenseful, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, master villain, good versus evil, transformation, imaginary, double life, disguise, experiment, secret identity, fighting crime, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.1
 623K
Man of Steel (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, double life, adventure, alien invasion, danger, space and aliens, undercover, expedition, fate of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.8
 10K
Steel (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, secret identity, superhuman powers, fighting crime, crimes, escapades, heroes, undercover, heroic mission, good versus evil, military, soldier ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 243K
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, exciting, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, family outing
Plot: double life, superhero, corruption, dark hero, vigilante, violence, superhuman powers, good versus evil, super villain, crime fighter, bird cage, christmas tree ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 8.3
 1.1M
Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, fighting crime, good versus evil, heroes, haunted by the past, undercover, batman, vigilantism, master villain, justice, disguise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, himalaya, africa, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 87K
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, serious, feel good, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, secret identity, superhuman powers, good versus evil, niagara falls, loss of virginity, criminal, adventure, flying man, megalomaniac, world domination, solitude ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france, washington d.c., idaho ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, serious, sentimental, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, genetic engineering, superhuman powers, vigilante, experiment, double life, secret identity, social outcast, serum, reboot, masked vigilante, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 9.0
 2.0M
The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, organized crime, master villain, double life, heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, moral dilemma, psychopath, chaos, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
 478K
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still ...
Style: exciting, sincere, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, scientist, double life, photojournalist, jealousy, disguise, secret identity, doctor, death, tentacle, super villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.1
 1.1M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, alien invasion, imaginary, monster, giant, teleportation, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, battleship, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 636K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, imaginary kingdom, immortality, legends and myths, protector, warrior, adventure, rivalry, betrayal, mythology, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, scandinavia, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 57K
The Spirit (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, gloomy, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret identity, superhero, fighting crime, good versus evil, mask, frog, back from the dead, urban, crime, vigilantism, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 94K
Iron Fist (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Danny Rand resurfaces 15 years after being presumed dead. Now, with the power of the Iron Fist, he seeks to reclaim his past and fulfill his destiny.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, superhuman powers, heroes, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, save the day, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, soldier, shield, political thriller, good versus evil, adventure, disguise, deception, mission, gadget, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.7
 79K
Elektra (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.
Style: stylized, sexy, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, superhero, female assassin, island, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, on the run, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.7
 384K
The Wolverine (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia, Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Wolverine faces his ultimate nemesis - and tests of his physical, emotional, and mortal limits - in a life-changing voyage to modern-day Japan.
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, immortality, superhuman powers, superhero, samurai, mutant, loner, martial arts, chase, forbidden love, good versus evil, healing power ...
Time: 2010s, year 1945, future
Place: japan, asia, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.9
 810K
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, humorous, witty, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, prodigy, terrorism, weapon system, heroes, androids and robots, millionaire, danger, technology, good versus evil, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, middle east, afghanistan, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, master warrior, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, heroes, imaginary, sword and sorcery, barbarian, destiny ...
Time: ancient history, 20th century, twentieth century, prehistoric times, year 1984 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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