Movies and TV shows like Smallville

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Smallville (2001)
 7.4
 112K
Smallville (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero, secret identity, superhuman powers, teenage love, friendship, good versus evil, double life, danger, alien, secret, earth, escapades, rivalry, undercover, superhuman speed, small town, teenage life, first love, megalomaniac, prophecy, meteor shower, heroes, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: kansas

Most similar movies to Smallville

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, imaginary, superhero, superhuman powers, rivalry and good versus evil mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Smallville: The Flash (2014), Kyle XY (2006), Supergirl (2015), Superman (1978), Man of Steel (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 294K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, speed, time travel, save the world, adventure, supernatural power, danger, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.5
 27K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, atmospheric, tense, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, experiment, teenage life, self discovery, mysterious character, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, genius, cloning, fish out of water, secret, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.3
 106K
Supergirl (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, light, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, superhero, strong female character, secret identity, superheroine, alien race, superhuman powers, imaginary, super strength, good versus evil, alien, alien monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 153K
Superman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Switzerland
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, save the world, double life, megalomaniac, crime fighter, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, danger, self sacrifice ...
Time: year 1978, year 1966, 1950s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: new york, midwest, usa, california, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 669K
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: comic, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, secret identity, double life, family relations, alien invasion, flying man, reporter, newspaper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, kansas, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, 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, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, secret identity, superhero, double life, transformation, self sacrifice, reporter, good versus evil, world domination, save the world, invulnerability, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, danger, rivalry, imaginary, fall in love, adventure, superhuman powers, save the world, newspaper, journalism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 3K
Jake 2.0 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious
Plot: nanotechnology, superhuman powers, superhuman, rivalry, undercover, government agency, computer genius, infected, chases and races, computer system, computers and web, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 111K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, danger, crimes, fighting crime, save the day, escapades, master villain, african american, violence, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 107K
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, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, superhuman powers, super powers, good versus evil, fighting crime, heroes, crimes, save the day, danger, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 224K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, save the world, psychic, stopped time, danger, heroic mission, family relations, villain, imaginary, teleportation, politician ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 95K
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, suspenseful, feel good, serious, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, niagara falls, good versus evil, world domination, megalomaniac, criminal, adventure, solitude, conquering, right and wrong ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, paris france, idaho, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 6K
Wonder Woman (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, tense, comic, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, strong female lead, superheroine, secret identity, amazon, heroic mission, superhuman powers, fighting crime, adventure, danger, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, suspenseful, captivating, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, high school, chosen one, supernatural ability, vampire human love, vampire slayer, double life, monster, supernatural romance, teenage love, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, teenage life, chase, high school, superhuman powers, youth, supernatural power, imaginary, chases and races, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 664K
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, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, super villain, good versus evil, double life, courage, experiment gone awry, experiment, master villain, transformation, imaginary, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.6
 345K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, secret identity, heroes, good versus evil, fighting crime, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, daredevil, lawyer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.2
 89K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, friends, misfit, swearing, imaginary, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, superhuman powers, anti heroes, twentysomething life, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, suspenseful, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, teenage love, danger, friendship, young heroes, supernatural, teenage life, supernatural romance, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, florida, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 7.8
 58K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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
Plot: superhero team, superheroine, superhero, secret identity, friendship, supernatural ability, danger, villain, road trip, fight scenes, teenage superhero, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Birds of Prey (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Huntress, Dinah, Oracle are determined to carry on Batman's fight for justice against the ruthless criminals of New Gotham City.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superheroine, fighting crime, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, superhuman powers, fictional reality, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, imaginary, escapades ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 6K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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 ability, imaginary, superhuman powers, heroes, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, danger, youth, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 121
Split (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Follows Ella Rosen who discovers her identity, as a half-vampire, half-human, when she starts at Green High whose principal is secretly the head of 'The Order of the Blood' an order which is devoted to cleansing the world of vampires.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, teenage love, good versus evil, friendship, high school life, supernatural romance, imaginary, youth, high school, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Kryptonian villain General Zod (Terence Stamp) and his henchmen are accidentally freed from their outer-space imprisonment and threaten Earth with destruction, just as Superman (Christopher Reeve) decides to renounce his superpowers for his new ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, feel good, serious, epic
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, space and aliens, secret identity, mission, self sacrifice, criminal, superhuman powers, world domination, right and wrong, escapades, adventure, crimes ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 608
NightMan (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Night Man is an American action/adventure/sci-fi series that aired in syndication from September 15, 1997 to May 17, 1999. The series is loosely based on a comic book published by Malibu Comics and was created by Steve Englehart and developed for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, jazz musician, superhuman powers, heroes, fighting crime, imaginary, adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, jazz, saxophone ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 75K
Sky High (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, superhero, high school, heroes, friendship, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, parents and children, coming of age, best friends, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Power Rangers S.P.D. (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Fifteen years into the future, Earth has welcomed alien beings to live with humans. But peace is short lived, as a planet conquering alien force turns its destructive attention to Earth! Evil and smart, they seem unstoppable. Only the Power Rangers ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, super sentai
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: power rangers, young heroes, adventure, partners, teenage life, escapades, good versus evil, danger, save the world, rivalry, superhuman powers, superhero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Bionic Woman (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After fully recovering from her near fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, androids and robots, investigation, escapades, danger, chases and races, government facility, undercover, ex athlete, government agency, female protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 4K
Mutant X (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mutant X is a science fiction television series that debuted on October 6, 2001. The show was created by Avi Arad, and it centers around Mutant X, a team of "New Mutants" who possess extraordinary powers as a result of genetic engineering. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, adventure, supernatural ability, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, undercover, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.4
 80K
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, save the world, wormhole, alien race, alien planet, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, near future ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%