Movies like Man of Steel

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Man of Steel (2013)
 7.1
 639K
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 and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.
Style: comic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, epic, surprise ending, intense, futuristic, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, secret identity, double life, family relations, alien invasion, flying man, journalist, destruction, reporter, newspaper, one man army, master villain, reboot, superhuman, expedition, earth, danger, young man, undercover, fate of humanity, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, kansas, canada

Most similar movies to Man of Steel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, comic and suspenseful films with plots about superhero, good versus evil, chase, transformation, weapons, comics and mentor mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Man of Steel: Green Lantern (2011), Deadpool (2016), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), The Wolverine (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 250K
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: exciting, suspenseful, comic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, transformation, adventure, secret identity, supernatural ability, alien, mad scientist, chosen one, pilot, father son relationship, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, 1990s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
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, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, invisibility, good versus evil, transformation, adventure, interrogation, mask, explosion, helicopter, satellite, surfboard, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, japan, china, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 151 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, suspense, dark, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, good versus evil, justice, superhero, save the world, dark hero, heroes, batman, death of protagonist, fight to the death, flying man, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., africa, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 824K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, comic, stylized, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, mutant, self healing, revenge, anti heroes, immortality, supernatural ability, escapades, parody, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, save the world, master villain, good versus evil, superhero team, supernatural ability, androids and robots, imaginary, military, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, africa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mutant, good versus evil, superhero, supernatural ability, storm, superhuman powers, heroes, psychic, danger, sent to the past ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: usa, china, moscow russia, paris france, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 395K
The Wolverine (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Wolverine faces his ultimate nemesis - and tests of his physical, emotional, and mortal limits - in a life-changing voyage to modern-day Japan.
Style: exciting, bleak, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, samurai, good versus evil, martial arts, chase, haunted by the past, healing power, loner ...
Time: 2010s, year 1945, future
Place: japan, asia, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 439K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, giant monster, danger, evil alien, heroic mission, heroes, destruction, giant, androids and robots, monster, survival, battles ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, asia, manila philippines, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, adventurer, immortality, adventure, secret service, vampire, save the world, danger, heroic mission, invisible man, mastermind, master villain ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: europe, venice, siberia, africa, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 146K
Superman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Switzerland, Canada, Panama
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, feel good ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, double life, save the world, megalomaniac, crime fighter, good versus evil, adventure, self sacrifice, heroes, danger ...
Time: year 1966, year 1978, 1950s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: new york, midwest, usa, california, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 346K
Captain Marvel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously ...
Style: exciting, comic, suspense, humorous, grunge ...
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, superheroine, good versus evil, save the world, female warrior, alien technology, danger, warrior, weapons, weapon system, comics ...
Time: 1990s, year 1995
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, courage, superhuman powers, heroism, one man army, soldier, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, army, patriotism, scientist ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1942
Place: usa, new york, alps, big ben london, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 673K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, 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, witty, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, hotshot hero, millionaire, explosion, army, scientist, gadget, deception, good versus evil, androids and robots, president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: tennessee, usa, pakistan, malibu california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, explosion, gadget, mission, soldier, deception, disguise, shield, political thriller, superhuman powers, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: magic, save the world, end of the world, superhero, genocide, battlefield, sacrifice, teenage superhero, magical object, throne, supervillain, superhero team ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, africa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 528K
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, exciting, suspenseful, comic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, heroic mission, supernatural, rescue, heroes, adventure, danger, genetically altered ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 1940s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, u.s. capitol building, canada, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, superhuman powers, superhero, double life, transformation, self sacrifice, reporter, invulnerability, good versus evil, destruction, world domination, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 97K
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, emotional, light, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, superhero, secret identity, good versus evil, superhuman powers, super strength, strong female character, imaginary, alien monster, alien, sister sister relationship, alien race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, warrior, wizards and magicians, queen, scientist, king, good versus evil, creature, villain, prince, norse mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, england, dungeon, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: comic, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, emotional ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, transformation, superhuman powers, good versus evil, experiment, mad scientist, genetic engineering, fighting crime, love and romance, vigilante, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, ridiculous, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chaos, robot, killer robot, military, good versus evil, symbol, artifact, sun, androids and robots, tank, young heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: egypt, battleship, paris france, pentagon, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: entertaining, exciting, suspense, surprise ending, comic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, teenager, teenage life, supernatural power, moral dilemma, school, costumed hero, good versus evil, battle, rescue, spider, best friend ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, berlin germany, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 1.2M
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, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, heroic mission, imaginary, giant, monster, alien invasion, teamwork, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, battleship, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, surprise ending, fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, anti heroes, good versus evil, supernatural ability, evil, heaven and hell, psychic, adventure, exile, map, creature, self sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s
Place: northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, touching ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, vigilantism, heroes, fighting crime, experiment, scientist, double life, protector, transformation, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, serious, comic, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, giant, superhero, scientist, transformation, on the run, adventure, destruction, military, mutant, escapades, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, usa, virginia, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 638K
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: exciting, witty, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, secretary, russian, scientist, undercover, revenge, spy, technology, adventure, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new mexico, new york, moscow russia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 631K
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, sentimental, comic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, transformation, good versus evil, master villain, experiment, disguise, double life, imaginary, guilt, secret identity, evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 90K
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, feel good, serious, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, superhuman powers, niagara falls, good versus evil, megalomaniac, world domination, criminal, adventure, solitude, save the world, media circus ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, france, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 233K
Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, epic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, atlantis, ocean, warrior, shark, rescue, underwater, army, superhuman powers, father son relationship, sword fight ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1985
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, maine, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%