Movies and TV shows like Smallville

If you like "Smallville" you are looking for suspenseful, exciting and captivating movies or TV shows about / with superhero, secret identity, super powers, superhuman powers, superman character, double life and super strength themes of Action, Adventure and Drama genre shot in USA or Canada.
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Smallville (2001)
 7.5
 126K
Smallville (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Smallville is an American television series developed by writers/producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman, originally created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The series follows the adventures of Clark Kent, who resides in the fictional town of Smallville, Kansas, during the years before he becomes Superman. The first four seasons focus on Clark and his friends' high school years. After season five, the show ventured into more adult settings, eventually focusing on his career at the Daily Planet, as well as introducing other DC comic book superheroes and villains.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, entertaining, serious, nostalgic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero, secret identity, super powers, superhuman powers, superman character, double life, super strength, good versus evil, friendship, teenage love, heroes, teenage superhero, escapades, friends, superhuman speed, alien, earth, secret, meteorite, high school, rivalry, prophecy, meteor shower, undercover, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: kansas

Most similar movies to Smallville

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about superhero, heroes, super powers, supernatural power, superhuman powers, good versus evil and danger mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Smallville: The Flash (2014), Supergirl (2015), Superman (1978), Kyle XY (2006), Man of Steel (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 341K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: superhero, heroes, time travel, speed, supernatural power, superhuman powers, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, multiverse, fighting crime, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.2
 123K
Supergirl (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty-four-year-old Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13 after being sent away from Krypton, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers, until ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, emotional, serious, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, super powers, superheroine, strong female character, supernatural power, secret identity, heroes, superhuman powers, journalist, save the day, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.4
 174K
Superman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, space and aliens, double life, alien, save the world, superman character, good versus evil, crime fighter, megalomaniac, adventure, time travel ...
Time: year 1978, 70s, year 1948, 80s, 1940s ...
Place: new york, kansas, california, midwest, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.5
 29K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A suburban family that takes in a mysterious teen naive to the world around him. As Kyle begins to show signs of brilliance, solving the mystery of his origin and potential abilities becomes the family's mission.
Style: suspenseful, entertaining, exciting, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: supernatural ability, experiment, genius, teenage life, foster child, supernatural, self discovery, mysterious character, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, cloning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 761K
Man of Steel (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, superman character, alien invasion, secret identity, space and aliens, double life, save the world, alien, superhuman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, kansas, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 107K
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, psychotronic, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, space and aliens, superman character, alien, revenge, alien invasion, good versus evil, niagara falls, super powers, secret identity, solitude ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, idaho, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
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, melancholic, intense, serious, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, double life, transformation, superman character, adventure, save the world, adaptation, self sacrifice, reporter, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 97K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero, superhero team, supernatural ability, secret identity, friendship, superheroine, murder, villain, fight scenes, vengeance, crimes, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, romantic, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: supernatural romance, supernatural, supernatural ability, good versus evil, youth, alien, young heroes, teenage love, friendship, super strength, high school, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, africa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Superman and Lois (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the world's most famous super hero and comic books' most famous journalist as they deal with all the stress, pressures, and complexities that come with being working parents in today's society.
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: superhero, superman character, super powers, alien superhero, flying superhero, super strength, family relations, female journalist, couples, parenthood, family life, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, light, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: vampire, supernatural, high school, supernatural ability, vampire slayer, chosen one, vampire human love, teenager, monster, good versus evil, supernatural romance, double life ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman is a live-action American television series based on the characters in Superman and Action. Lois & Clark starred Dean Cain as Superman/Clark Kent and Teri Hatcher as Lois Lane, and aired on ABC ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, save the world, good versus evil, superman character, superhuman powers, rivalry, adventure, fall in love, super powers, newspaper, journalism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 9K
Wonder Woman (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wonder Woman is an American television series based on the DC Comics comic book superheroine of the same name. Starring Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince and Lyle Waggoner as Steve Trevor (both Sr. & Jr.), the show originally aired ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, touching, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, superheroine, amazon, strong female character, strong female lead, world war two, female warrior, good versus evil, secret identity, fighting crime, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 426K
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, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, lawyer, vigilante, vigilantism, heroic mission, fighting crime, ninja, blindness, good versus evil, one against many ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 128K
Iron Fist (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, super powers, supernatural power, corporation, superhuman powers, good versus evil, fighting crime, heroes, crimes, save the day, super strength ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Roswell, New Mexico (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After reluctantly returning to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, the daughter of undocumented immigrants discovers a shocking truth about her teenage crush who is now a police officer: He’s an alien who has kept his unearthly ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, suspense, serious, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, alien, supernatural, couple relations, fugitives, gay, super strength, supernatural power, space and aliens, alien invasion, small town, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Sony Pictures Entertainment and The Walt Disney Company jointly announced that Marvel Studios and its President Kevin Feige will produce the third film in the "Spider-Man: Homecoming" series, starring Tom Holland. The film is scheduled to ...
Style: exciting, feel good, disturbing, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, spider man character, multiverse, peter parker character, double life, supernatural power, teenage boy, teenage superhero, superhuman powers, adventure, villain, teenager ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 129K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, african american, supernatural power, super powers, good versus evil, superhuman powers, crimes, heroes, fighting crime, save the day, super strength, black superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
alien movies
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 7.7
 145K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, supernatural ability, high school, high school life, peril, team, friends, life turned upside down, teenage life, supernatural power, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s ...
Style: serious, emotional, entertaining, intense, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: superhero, heroes, superhuman powers, good versus evil, double life, fighting crime, protector, save the day, teenage life, death of girlfriend, spider man character, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 17K
DC's Stargirl (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
TV show
Story: Courtney Whitmore, a smart, athletic and above all else kind girl, discovers her step-father has a secret: he used to be the sidekick to a superhero. "Borrowing" the long-lost hero’s cosmic staff, she becomes the unlikely inspiration for ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, light, talky
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superheroine, superhero, superhero team, heroine, superhuman powers, heroes, masked superhero, teenager, super strength, good versus evil, save the world, super powers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 441 min.
TV show
Story: Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, high school, supernatural ability, supernatural power, teenage life, superhuman powers, life turned upside down, chase, youth, mysterious character, disorder, ancient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 239K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, supernatural, save the world, super powers, time travel, teleportation, heroic mission, stopped time, good versus evil, psychic, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 805K
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, intense, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, transformation, heroes, courage, secret identity, spider man character, super villain, double life, peter parker character, good versus evil, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, plymouth, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 7.4
 642K
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: sincere, exciting, entertaining, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, double life, teenage hero, peter parker character, spider man character, mad scientist, heroes, friendship, super villain, disguise, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, plymouth, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 6.7
 4K
Jake 2.0 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jake 2.0 is an American science fiction television series originally broadcast on UPN in 2003. The series was canceled on January 14, 2004 due to low ratings, leaving four episodes unaired in the United States. In the United Kingdom, all the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: nanotechnology, superhuman powers, superhuman, government agency, rivalry, undercover, computer genius, infected, superhero, super powers, national security, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 1K
Superboy (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Superboy is a half-hour live-action television series based on the fictional DC Comics comic book character Kal-El's early years as Superboy. The show ran from 1988–1992 in syndication. It was renamed The Adventures of Superboy at the start ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superman character, teenage superhero, super powers, college, missing person, monster, secret identity, teenage life, friends, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.1
 306K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: teleportation, chase, supernatural ability, adventure, youth, young heroes, supernatural, super powers, good versus evil, presumed dead, first love, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, empire state building manhattan new york city, himalaya, michigan, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: TV series centering on Marvel Cinematic Universe characters Falcon and The Winter Soldier.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: superhero, superhuman, supernatural power, super villain, save the world, superhero team, super powers, warrior, tough guy, cyborgs, violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 7K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural, heroes, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, youth, superhuman powers, destiny, rivalry, supernatural power, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%