Movies like Steel

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Steel (1997)
 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 imaginative scrap metal worker (Richard Roundtree), Irons becomes Steel. Wearing body armor, wielding a fearsome electrohammer and riding a gadget-packed motorcycle, he's ready to wage war...if he can fix the untimely glitches in his untested gear. "You all be cool now," the good-guy hero tells two crime victims he rescues. There'll be a lot of thrillin' before Steel himself can start chillin.'
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, feel good, semi serious, ridiculous, parody, unusual plot structure, inspirational, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, gang, military, soldier, crimes, undercover, escapades, fighting crime, good versus evil, secret identity, superhuman powers, heroic mission, friends, rivalry, society, partners, buddies, partners against crime, computer cracker, vigilante, arms dealer, dog, gangsters, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Steel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about superhero, escapades, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, fight scenes and master villain mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Steel: Blankman (1994), R.I.P.D. (2013), The Green Hornet (2011), The Meteor Man (1993), Iron Fist (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blankman (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, parody, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, gangsters, secret identity, crimes, vengeance, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes, escapades, partners against crime, master villain, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois
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100%
 5.6
 131K
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, unlikely partners, investigation, afterlife, ghost, back from the dead, obsessive quest, police detective, escapades, rivalry, uncover truth, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, new england, massachusetts
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100%
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, gangsters, secret identity, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, friends, irresponsible, inheritance, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, heroes, superhuman powers, gang, family, graphic violence, asteroids and comets, disorder, save the day, secret identity, goofy hero, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, super powers, martial arts, superhuman powers, good versus evil, fighting crime, heroes, crimes, save the day, rivalry, escapades, fistfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.1
 7K
The Flash (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Flash is a 1990 American television series that starred John Wesley Shipp as the superhero, the Flash, and co-starred Amanda Pays. The series was developed from the DC Comics characters by the writing team of Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo, and ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, superhero, fighting crime, save the day, adventure, superhuman powers, escapades, good versus evil, crimes, rivalry, superhuman speed, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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63%
 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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, neo noir, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, undercover, heroic mission, vigilante, escapades, hypnosis, atomic bomb ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, asia, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.8
 13K
Double Dragon (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set 15 years in the future in post-earthquake California, where San Diego and Los Angeles are merged into one city, two teenage brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader named Bo Abobo has the other half, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, gang, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, chase, secret identity, leadership, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: future, year 2007, 2000s, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, china, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 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 ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
60%
Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The children of the Avengers hone their powers and go head to head with the very enemy responsible for their parents' demise.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, partners, youth, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, teenage life, superhuman powers, alien superhero ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, courage, heroism, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, army, one man army, transformation, disney, super soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, london, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
57%
 5.7
 325K
Fantastic Four (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, transformation, invisibility, radiation, dna, space station, friendship, scientist, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: superhero, good versus evil, rescue, gadget, adventure, superhuman powers, escapades, police detective, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, wish come true, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 791K
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, technology, one against many, good versus evil, scientist, russian, rivalry, androids and robots, millionaire, revenge, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: malibu california, new mexico, monte carlo, new york, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
57%
 5.0
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Almighty Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the demon god Loki destroys the fortress of Valhalla and steals the Hammer of Invincibility, only the young hero Thor can protect Earth from armageddon.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, exciting, parody ...
Plot: norse mythology, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, destiny, crimes, escapades, superhero, violence, norse god, dragon, mythology ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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 ⇓
56%
 8.0
 1.4M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, teamwork, heroic mission, transformation, alien invasion, save the world, partners, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, berlin germany, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Death of the Incredible Hulk (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During the critical experiment that would rid David Banner of the Hulk,a spy sabotages the laboratory. Banner falls in love with the spy, Jasmin, who performs missions only because her sister is being held hostage by Jasmin's superiors. Banner ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, tragic ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, one man army, love interest, disorder, unstoppable, mutant, antidote, fall in love, experiment gone awry, laboratory ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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 ⇓
56%
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, batman, justice, good versus evil, superhero, super strength, dark hero, superman character, save the world, vigilante, super speed, super powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1981, year 1918
Place: usa, kansas, washington d.c., africa, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, stylized, intense, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: heroes, superhero, superhuman powers, double life, fighting crime, good versus evil, protector, vigilantism, save the day, teenage life, experiment, disguise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.9
 1.0M
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, technology, heroes, adventure, prodigy, intelligence, millionaire, self sacrifice, weapon system, assistant, good versus evil, androids and robots ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, malibu california, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: ninja, vigilante, supernatural, master warrior, adventure, superhero, heroes, mutant, martial arts, good versus evil, sewer, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1999, year 2014 ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mission, good versus evil, superhuman powers, one against many, soldier, adventure, warrior, super soldier, hi-tech, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, master villain, superhero, supernatural ability, man versus machine, save the world, artificial intelligence, good versus evil, female assassin, androids and robots, warrior, killer robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, oslo norway, london, new york, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%