Movies like The Shadow

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

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Most similar movies to The Shadow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and stylized films with plots about superhero, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, fight scenes and mentor mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Shadow: The Phantom (1996), Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992), The Phantom (2009), Ghost Rider (2007). 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
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100%
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: steampunk, heroic mission, robot, save the world, good versus evil, heroes, kidnapping, mad scientist, adventure, killer robot, transformation, battles ...
Time: future, 1930s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: himalaya, new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, nepal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 370K
Batman (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker, who has seized control of Gotham's underworld.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, dark ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: double life, superhero, good versus evil, batman, crime fighter, masked villain, heroes, secret identity, district attorney, disfigurement, psychopath, dark hero ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, 20th century, future
Place: usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 299K
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: gothic, dark fantasy, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: villain, double life, dark hero, superhero, corruption, good versus evil, super villain, crime fighter, millionaire, vigilante, superhuman powers, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: steampunk, superhero, adventurer, vampire, save the world, heroic mission, secret service, adventure, immortality, alternate reality, good versus evil, master villain ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: venice, europe, africa, italy, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 2K
The Phantom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: Before Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman, there was The Phantom, the greatest legend in the annals of 20th century comic-book crime fighting. Now, the immortal superhero returns to strike terror in the hearts of villains around the world - and to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, rivalry, adventure, escapades, secret identity, heroic mission, undercover, vigilante, organized crime, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 236K
Ghost Rider (2007)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In order to save his dying father, young stunt cyclist Johnny Blaze sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from the pure-hearted Roxanne Simpson, the love of his life. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, now a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, demon, supernatural, deal with the devil, dark hero, curses spells and rituals, motorcycle, good versus evil, redemption, supernatural ability, escapades, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, zeppelin, adventure, family, flying man, gangsters, treasure hunt, adaptation, betrayal, unlikely friendships, hollywood ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 20th century, year 1938, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 323K
Hellboy (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: demon, monster, supernatural, supernatural ability, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, undercover, heaven and hell, mutant, superhuman powers, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: russia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 12K
Black Mask (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, heroes, good versus evil, kung fu, police, crimes, undercover, soldier, adventure, fistfight, secret identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 250K
Batman Forever (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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, light, entertaining, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, date night, teens
Plot: superhero, batman, good versus evil, psychologist, partner, secret identity, millionaire, district attorney, crimes, superhuman powers, fighting crime, butler ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.4
 118K
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, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one woman army, tough girl, masked superhero, superhero, vigilantism, female fighter, uncover truth, superhuman powers, female protagonist, heroes, supernatural, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Mummy Returns (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, ancient egypt, archaeology, supernatural, good versus evil, pyramid, treasure hunt, treasure, reincarnation, adventure, tomb, heroic mission ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, england, middle east, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Crow: Salvation (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to solve the murder of a young woman that he was wrongly accused of killing. Alex follows the crow into the police department's evidence room, where he discovers that Lauren was killed by a group ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: electric chair, afterlife, tragic hero, supernatural, good versus evil, murder, martial arts, vigilantism, false accusation, superhero, death, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, warrior, rescue, beast, heroic mission, master warrior, heroes, female warrior ...
Time: stone age, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fists of Righteous Harmony (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of centuries-old crime fighters known as the FISTS become modern day motorcycle riding superheroes by using spectecular ninja techniques to battle the forces of evil. The Dark Monk (their arch nemesis) has resurfaced from the criminal ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, manhunt, undercover, adventure, supernatural ability, government agency, lone wolves, gang, master warrior, one man army, fighting crime, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 179K
The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, vigilantism, goth, vengeance, good versus evil, back from the dead, afterlife, murder, halloween, superhero, vigilante, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 261K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, heroes, vampire hunter, good versus evil, adventure, dracula, immortality, deadly creature, steampunk ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s, 15th century
Place: transylvania, vatican, europe, paris france, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.0
 14K
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: suspenseful, exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, gang, soldier, military, heroic mission, escapades, good versus evil, secret identity, fighting crime, crimes, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 92K
Elektra (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA, Switzerland
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: sexy, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, superheroine, adventure, good versus evil, master warrior, supernatural, martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, vigilante, youth, graphic violence, super powers ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.6
 417K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
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, heroes, secret identity, vigilantism, fighting crime, heroic mission, good versus evil, vigilante, superhuman powers, lawyer, corruption, blindness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 28K
Son of Batman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Batman learns that he has a violent, unruly pre-teen son with Talia al Ghul named Damian Wayne who is secretly being raised by Ra's al Ghul and the League of Assassins. When Ra's al Ghul apparently dies after a battle with Deathstroke, ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, entertaining, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: superhero, father son reunion, batman, secret identity, vengeance, fighting crime, teenage life, crimes, master villain, rivalry, vigilantism, mortal combat ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 117K
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, warrior, tournament, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, monster, sorcerer, island, mortal combat, underground fighting ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong, china, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
33%
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the devil resurfaces with aims to take over the world in human form, Johnny Blaze reluctantly comes out of hiding to transform into the flame-spewing supernatural hero Ghost Rider -- and rescue a 10-year-old boy from an unsavory end.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, devil, supernatural ability, dark hero, unstoppable, motorcycle, child in peril, supernatural, heroes, biker, vengeance, graphic violence ...
Place: eastern europe, usa, europe, romania, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: When a desperate Mr. Freeze, to save his dying wife, kidnaps Barbara (Batgirl) Gordon as an involuntary organ donor, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, chase, kidnapping, vigilantism, heroes, race against time, super villain, submarine, cryogenics, disorder, righting the wronged, transplant ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, save the world, invisibility, heroic mission, good versus evil, transformation, adventure, heroes, scientist, wedding, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., london, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, good versus evil, time travel, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, superhero, changing the past or future, transformation, heroes, time paradox, teamwork, team ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1973 ...
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., china, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 218K
Daredevil (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA, Switzerland
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, dark, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, supernatural ability, superhero, blindness, vigilantism, good versus evil, martial arts, rain, vengeance, boxing, blind character, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: entertaining, exciting, sentimental, heroic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, super powers, secret identity, superhuman powers, teenage superhero, good versus evil, double life, transformation, vigilantism, monster, masked vigilante, genetic engineering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%