Movies like The Spirit

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The Spirit (2008)
 4.8
 60K
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 Octopus, who kills anyone unfortunate enough to see his face, has other plans; he is going to wipe out the entire city.
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, serious, neo noir, gloomy, comic, cult film, visually appealing, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret identity, heroes, superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, crimes, crime, vigilantism, back from the dead, female assassin, police officer killed, crime fighter, burglar, mask, existentialism, masked superhero, ghost, supernatural, graphic violence, urban, imaginary, escapades, deadly, rivalry, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Spirit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and stylized films with plots about rivalry, heroes, superhero, violence, crimes, vengeance and good versus evil mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Spirit: R.I.P.D. (2013), The Crow: Salvation (2000), The Crow: City of Angels (1996), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014), The Dark Knight (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 124K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.
Style: buddy comedy, not serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, afterlife, unlikely partners, ghost, obsessive quest, back from the dead, rivalry, escapades, police detective, uncover truth, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Crow: Salvation (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, 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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: electric chair, supernatural, good versus evil, tragic hero, afterlife, murder, martial arts, vigilantism, false accusation, superhero, death, revenge ...
Time: 2000s, 90s, 1990s
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Ashe and his little son are murdered violently for no reason by Judah's men, he returns from the dead to take revenge. One after one, Judah's people face the power of the dark angel. The second film based on James O'Barr's ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, neo noir, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tragic hero, superhero, supernatural, afterlife, good versus evil, vigilantism, murder, heroes, tattoo, duel, crow, dark hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, distopia, heroes, murder, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, life is a bitch, escapades, rivalry, anti heroes, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 9.0
 2.4M
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, double life, anti hero, good versus evil, organized crime, batman, rivalry, super villain, psychopath, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.7
 23K
The Punisher (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, superhero, vigilante, mafia, murder, anti heroes, anti hero, heroes, organized crime, crimes, crime, villainess ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.7
 89K
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: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: superheroine, female assassin, adventure, good versus evil, master warrior, supernatural, martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, danger, vigilante, youth, graphic violence ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
S.W.A.T.: Firefight (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officer, Lt. Paul Cutler, is sent to train the Detroit S.W.A.T. team on new anti-terrorism and homeland security techniques. Cutler has a hard time settling into his assignment as he locks horns with his new captain and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, swat, fighting crime, law enforcement, daring rescue, rivalry, deadly, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, hitman, basic training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 8.6
 375K
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, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, blindness, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Dark Knight returns for a fan-film that does Batman justice. "Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours" is a film that delves deep into the psyche of a seasoned Batman. Convinced Gotham City is in his able hands, Bruce Wayne learns ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: superhero, masked hero, death, police, conspiracy, legend, batman, secret identity, youth, good versus evil, super strength, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.5
 261K
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilante, partners, masked vigilante, double life, henchman, crime fighter, vigilantism, vengeance, heroes, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.0
 75K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug lord, private detective, police brutality, police officer, gunfight, corruption, crime, crimes, police investigation, revenge, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, dark hero, tough guy, vengeance, tough heroes, vigilantism, vanity, vigilante, escapades, crimes, rivalry, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, India, USA, Japan, Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a teenager, Chun-Li witnesses the kidnapping of her father by wealthy crime lord M. Bison. When she grows up, she goes into a quest for vengeance and becomes the famous crime-fighter of the Street Fighter universe.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, road movie, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, good versus evil, revenge, master warrior, street fighter, battles, heroic mission, adventure, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: asia, thailand, san francisco, bangkok thailand, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, stylized, intense, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: heroes, superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, protector, vigilantism, save the day, double life, imaginary, teenage life, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.9
 12K
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, military, soldier, fighting crime, secret identity, superhuman powers, escapades, crimes, good versus evil, undercover ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Green Hornet (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company ...
Style: buddy comedy, stylized, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, secret identity, gangsters, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, escapades, inheritance, irresponsible, super vehicle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: devil, superhero, dark hero, supernatural ability, unstoppable, supernatural, motorcycle, heroes, anti hero, biker, vengeance, imaginary ...
Place: eastern europe, usa, europe, romania, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 8.0
 748K
Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, dark, bleak, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, crimes, justice, vengeance, distopia, social decay, anti hero, crime, torture, tough heroes, gory, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 61K
Darkman (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disfigurement, scientist, vengeance, mask, gangsters, vigilantism, rivalry, secret identity, danger, crimes, heroes, experiment ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1990, year 1989, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.4
 114K
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, imaginary, female fighter, uncover truth, superhuman powers, supernatural, female protagonist, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 9K
Sparks (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins.
Style: exciting, neo noir, captivating, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, imaginary, heroic mission, youth, rivalry, vigilantism, superhuman powers, serial killer, escapades, unstoppable, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.8
 240K
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: teens, date night, boys' night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: superhero, double life, good versus evil, secret identity, crime fighter, fighting crime, undercover, superhuman powers, rivalry, crimes, crime, super vehicle ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, twentieth century, year 1997, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 459
Black Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Black Scorpion is an action-crime TV series that aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2001 and in Canada on Space in 2002. The series is based on two Roger Corman movies, Black Scorpion, and the sequel Black Scorpion II: Aftershock. The show focuses on a ...
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superheroine, secret identity, female protagonist, superhuman powers, fighting crime, good versus evil, vigilantism, rivalry, crimes, undercover, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 347K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: brutal, serious, exciting, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vigilante, lone hero, vigilantism, fighting crime, gunfight, tough heroes, lone wolves, black ops, hitman, heroes, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 24K
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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, neo noir, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, invisibility, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, heroic mission, danger, undercover, vigilante, escapades, hypnosis ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, asia, usa, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 229K
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, comic, suspenseful, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: demon, supernatural, dark hero, superhero, deal with the devil, curses spells and rituals, chases and races, motorcycle, good versus evil, supernatural ability, escapades, redemption ...
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.0
 2K
Cross (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Given incredible power by an ancient Celtic Cross. Callan continues to fight evil... Now, joined by a team of weapons experts, Callan battles an unstoppable empire in Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, fighting crime, superhero, save the day, good versus evil, superhuman powers, supernatural, evil empire, crimes, supernatural ability, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 171K
The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
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, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, supernatural, goth, afterlife, halloween, martial arts, vigilante, back from the dead, superhero, good versus evil, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 372K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mentor, femme fatale, superhuman powers, supernatural, gunfight, strong female lead, life turned upside down, hitman, revenge, escapades, secret movement, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%