Movies like Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
 3.7
 46K
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With global superpowers engaged in an increasingly hostile arms race, Superman leads a crusade to rid the world of nuclear weapons. But Lex Luthor, recently sprung from jail, is declaring war on the Man of Steel and his quest to save the planet. Using a strand of Superman's hair, Luthor synthesizes a powerful ally known as Nuclear Man and ignites an epic battle spanning Earth and space.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film, awful, idiotic, humorous, ridiculous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, convertible, alter ego, nuclear, good versus evil, secret identity, nuclear threat, mountain, u.s. army, volcanic eruption, laboratory, great wall of china, catholic school, nuclear missile, newspaper editor, adventure, heroes, obsession, graphic violence, anti war, danger, urban, couples, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: italy, new york, russia, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, exciting, surprise ending and comic films with plots about good versus evil, superhero, transformation, heroes, weapons, comics and superhuman powers mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Superman IV: The Quest for Peace: Superman (1978), Superman II (1980), Superman III (1983), Spider-Man (2002), Man of Steel (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 166K
Superman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Switzerland, France
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, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, double life, megalomaniac, secret identity, journalist, crime fighter, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, year 1948, year 1966 ...
Place: new york, midwest, usa, california, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 103K
Superman II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, France
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, serious, feel good, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, space and aliens, secret identity, save the world, niagara falls, good versus evil, nuclear, world domination, megalomaniac, super strength, criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, idaho, france, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.0
 68K
Superman III (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise. ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, buddy comedy, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, megalomaniac, super computer, bowling alley, bowling, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, master villain, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: arizona, kansas, colombia, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.3
 713K
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, psychotronic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, courage, transformation, experiment, heroes, secret identity, experiment gone awry, escapades, undercover, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Canada, France
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: exciting, feel good, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, space and aliens, superhuman powers, save the world, evil alien, secret identity, nuclear, self sacrifice, mission, criminal, super strength, world domination ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 726K
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, adventure, good versus evil, save the world, space and aliens, secret identity, double life, imaginary, family relations, superhuman, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego ...
Style: comic, reboot, psychotronic, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, teenage superhero, teenager, super powers, technology, costumed hero, best friend, spider man character, mentor, school, teenage life ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., berlin germany, brooklyn new york city, new york, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: comic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: super strength, superhuman powers, batman, superhero, good versus evil, dark hero, superman character, save the world, vigilante, super powers, super speed, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, kansas, tijuana mexico, africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 350K
Batman (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker, who has seized control of Gotham's underworld.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, dark ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, good versus evil, batman, masked villain, secret identity, heroes, psychopath, millionaire, disfigurement, district attorney, dual identity ...
Time: 80s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, future
Place: usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 1.3M
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, imaginary, teamwork, monster, alien invasion, heroic mission, save the world, partners, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, russia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 273K
Green Lantern (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the ...
Style: comic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super strength, good versus evil, superhuman powers, adventure, chosen one, immortal, super powers, escapades, alien, transformation, protector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1991, 1990s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 53K
Flash Gordon (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.
Style: cult film, futuristic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: space opera, emperor, outer space, mad scientist, superhero, heroes, race against time, good versus evil, dungeon, world domination, battles, laser ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 21K
Supergirl (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, cult film ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: superhero, laser, good versus evil, secret identity, race against time, teenage girl, megalomaniac, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, magic, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
X-Men: First Class (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, mutant, supernatural power, superhero, superhuman powers, teenage superhero, supernatural, genetics, team, superhuman, save the day, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944 ...
Place: oxford university, usa, eastern europe, poland, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: exciting, heroic, psychotronic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, courage, superhuman powers, heroism, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, danger, army, disney, super soldier, one man army ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, italy, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, save the world, invisibility, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, transformation, scientist, wedding, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, shanghai china, los angeles, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, superhero, supernatural ability, master villain, man versus machine, save the world, androids and robots, good versus evil, superhero team, graphic violence, imaginary, artificial intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, oslo norway, eastern europe, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 158K
Fantastic Four (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, psychotronic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero team, adventure, superhero, transformation, teleportation, telekinesis, imaginary, portal, strong female character, superheroine, save the world, alternate dimension ...
Time: year 2015, year 2014, 2010s, 2000s, year 2007
Place: usa, new york, panama, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.0
 753K
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, suspenseful, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, rivalry, scientist, russian, technology, millionaire, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, deadly weapon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: malibu california, monaco, monte carlo, new mexico, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 566K
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, sentimental, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, super villain, double life, scientist, secret identity, mad scientist, teenage hero, disguise, student, good versus evil, science ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 786K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, hotshot hero, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, danger, escapades, billionaire, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2012, year 1999 ...
Place: malibu california, california, tennessee, america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 518K
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains – including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, double life, super powers, friendship, jealousy, heroes, amnesia, spider man character, transformation, character change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, suspenseful, heroic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: superhero, super powers, superhuman powers, teenage superhero, secret identity, super villain, good versus evil, transformation, genetic engineering, experiment, vigilante, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.9
 977K
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, adventure, heroes, prodigy, self sacrifice, weapon system, millionaire, good versus evil, intelligence, terrorism, androids and robots ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, malibu california, usa, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
40%
Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, disturbing, feel good, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, supernatural power, spider man character, double life, superhuman powers, heroes, teenage boy, technology, tough guy, martial arts, teenage life ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 318K
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, comic, serious, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, imaginary, good versus evil, invisibility, radiation, transformation, space station, friendship, dna, scientist ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 423K
Justice League (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of ...
Style: psychotronic, captivating, exciting, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Plot: super powers, superhero, super strength, superman character, superhero team, super speed, justice league, alien, warrior, giant, hand to hand combat, alien monster ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, tower bridge london, russia, kansas, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 586K
X-Men (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Style: serious, comic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, adventure, supernatural, rescue, superhero, heroic mission, danger, genetically altered ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 2000s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, poland, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
39%