Movies like The Specials 2000

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The Specials (2000)
 5.8
 2K
The Specials (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: America's 7th Best Superhero Team, the Specials, are a group of geeks and oddballs. We get to see one day in their lives as fan and new member Nightbird joins the group, just in time for the group to get a new line of action figures. But the members' extreme personalities and personal issues threaten to rip the group apart.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, entertaining, offbeat, funny, witty, satirical, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: superhero, parody, secret identity, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, ambition, danger, imaginary, escapades, goofy hero, secretary, heroes, contests and competitions, save the world, heroic mission, rivalry, master villain, silly humor, comics, satire, lesbian, party, masturbation, cheating on husband ...
Time: 2000s
Place: california

Most similar movies to The Specials

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, not serious and offbeat films with plots about heroes, rivalry, escapades, imaginary, superhero, good versus evil and danger mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like The Specials: Zoom (2006), Mystery Men (1999), Gagamboy (2004), Santos (2008), The Meteor Man (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, good versus evil, save the world, family, friendship, young heroes, rescue, adventure, imaginary, supernatural ability, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 61K
Mystery Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, bowling, parody, hostage, superhero spoof, save the day, heroic mission, crimes, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 97
Gagamboy (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gagamboy (Spiderboy) is -you guessed it- Spiderman parody. both the main villain and Spiderboy gain their powers by eating radioactive bugs.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, mutant, satire, parody, rivalry, escapades, disorder, undercover, crime fighter, secret identity, superhuman powers, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 2.2
 347
Santos (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Spain, Chile
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Salvador Santos (Javier Gutiérrez), obeso, casi calvo y con 33 años, no parece la persona adecuada para vestirse de héroe. Pero no tiene otra opción, especialmente desde que un extraño viajero interdimensional le advierte que su mejor amigo, el ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, exciting, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: superhero, parody, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, rivalry, heroes, save the world, self discovery, couple relations, danger, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
The Meteor Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about fifteen minutes. Now his friends and family want him to protect ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, heroes, superhuman powers, gang, family, imaginary, save the day, fighting crime, anti heroes, escapades, goofy hero, secret identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the notorious Diaper Mafia take hostage the Tromaville School for the Very Special, only the Toxic Avenger and his morbidly obese sidekick Lardass can save Tromaville.
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, satire, parody, farce, gory, imaginary, save the day, righting the wronged, disorder, rivalry, misfit, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Toxie finds he has nothing to do as a superhero, as he has ridden his city of evil. So he decides to go to work for a major corporation, which he discovers may be the evilest of all his adversaries.
Style: humorous, rough, offbeat, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, superhero, camp, gore, satire, escapades, supernatural, disorder, toxic, gory, experiment gone awry, mutant ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 3K
Superlopez (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Juan López must balance an office job with heroic feats to save the love of his life and native planet Chitón.
Style: exciting, humorous, light, feel good, comic
Plot: superhero, parody, save the world, save the day, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, selflessness, danger, megalomaniac, undercover, crime fighter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Toxic Avenger is lured to Tokyo, Japan by the evil corporation Apocalypse Inc. So while the Toxic Avenger is fighting crime in Tokyo, Apocalypse Inc. spread evil in Tromaville.
Style: cult film, humorous, not serious, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, superhero, mutant, gore, gory, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), good versus evil, rivalry, social misfits, misfit, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo, japan, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Would-be superhero, Ed Gruberman, who possesses no super powers must join a team of misfit heroes-in-training known as The Super Capers. Having only faith, Gruberman must travel through time to uncover an evil plot involving some gold bullion, a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, captivating, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, heroes, fighting crime, superhero spoof, rivalry, superhuman powers, master villain, crimes, parody, henchman, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, race against time, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, family, rescue, danger, androids and robots, save the world, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: good versus evil, rescue, gadget, superhero, adventure, superhuman powers, escapades, fish out of water, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, imaginary, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on from the plot of the last movie, babies can communicate with each other using 'baby talk', and have an innate knowledge of the secrets of the universe. The baby geniuses become involved in a scheme by media mogul Bill Biscane ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: babies and infants, danger, save the day, undercover, mischievous children, escapades, mind control, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, young heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, dog, adventure, secret agents, good versus evil, rivalry, espionage, vengeance, heroic mission, family, save the world, secret service ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 32K
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, phantom, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, masked hero, comic hero, heroes, one man army, alter ego ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 2K
Manborg (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The evil Count Draculon and his army of demons have conquered Earth, but a young soldier who lost his life in the first war against Hell has reawakened in the future as MANBORG! Together with a crew of post-apocalyptic rebels, the half-man ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: parody, save the world, supernatural, chaos, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, danger, good versus evil, androids and robots, master villain, cyborgs, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Thunderstorm: The Return of Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The plot is similarly smorgasbordesque, cobbled together from the vaguely recalled secret origins of most superheroes: average joe, talented inventor, tragic loss, ancient prophecy, immortal intervention, pending apocalypse, flamboyant villain. ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, master warrior, imaginary, adventure, danger, superhuman powers, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, legends and myths, heroes, norse mythology ...
⇓ 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: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, heroes, young heroes, master villain, buddies, danger, youth, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 19K
Underdog (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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: superhero, talking dog, dog, good versus evil, rescue, experiment, adventure, fighting crime, animal life, research laboratory, mad scientist, genetics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Up, Up, and Away! (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy is the only family member without superpowers in this Disney Film. The world depends on him saving his family from computerized brainwashers. Will he realize that it doesn't take superpowers to be a hero in time to help them defeat the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, young heroes, save the day, daring rescue, youth, escapades, rivalry, master villain, danger, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 56K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: pets, rivalry, secret agents, family, adventure, chase, rescue, danger, good versus evil, undercover, master villain, talking animals ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 78K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, adventure, martial arts, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, reluctant partners, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 13K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, cult film, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, beast, danger, heroes, imaginary, goofy hero, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 3.2
 794
Supersonic Man (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A masked superhero (Michael Coby) with a private-eye disguise thwarts a madman's (Cameron Mitchell) death-ray plot.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: superhero, supernatural, save the world, imaginary, evil alien, rivalry, space and aliens, good versus evil, master villain, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Big Man Japan (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this hilarious mockumentary, middle-aged Daisato (Hitoshi Matsumoto) -- a second-rate, third-generation superhero -- annoys his neighbors with the noise and destruction he causes on the job. But a heroic public image is the least of his concerns. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, parody, good versus evil, against humanity, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, supernatural, chaos, save the day, imaginary, heroes, tradition versus modernity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Starving Games (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this Hunger Games spoof, Kantmiss Evershot must fight for her life in the 75th annual Starving Games, where she could also win an old ham, a coupon for a foot-long sub, and a partially eaten pickle.
Style: not serious, toilet humor, humorous, absurd, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, contests and competitions, danger, goofy hero, disorder, superhero, survival, heroes, most dangerous game, fight, female protagonist, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.3
 4K
The Pumaman (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Low-budget superhero flick about a young man given a mystical medallion by a South American shaman, in order to become a puma- empowered champion like his father before him. In trying to locate the young man initially, the shaman has the nasty habit ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: superhero, heroes, mind control, mask, adventure, mad scientist, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, imaginary, master villain, save the world ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 37K
A.R.O.G (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Commander Logar fools Arif and sends him 1.000.000 years back in the time. He must civilize people from past to reach today.
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: time travel, daring rescue, heroes, save the day, fish out of water, rivalry, vengeance, disorder, imaginary, master villain, misfit, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 810
SpiderBabe (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A socially awkward young woman gets bitten by a radioactive spider and becomes a crime-fighting superhero and tries to defeat a nefarious super villain while going after any man (or woman) she wants to bed down with.
Style: not serious, sexy, sexual, humorous, erotic ...
Plot: superhero, parody, good versus evil, fighting crime, superhuman powers, mad scientist, master villain, rivalry, escapades, crimes, sexual relations, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, save the world, spacecraft, space travel, creature, adventure, superhero, anti heroes, imaginary, teamwork, space and aliens ...
Time: future, year 1988, 2010s, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%