Movies like Man of Steel

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Man of Steel (2013)
 7.1
 623K
Man of Steel (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, comic, epic, surprise ending, intense, futuristic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, alien invasion, save the world, secret identity, master villain, family relations, flying man, double life, one man army, reboot, superhuman, betrayal, love affair, danger, undercover, destruction, newspaper, journalist, reporter, expedition, fate of humanity, earth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, suspenseful, stylized and entertaining films with plots about weapons, superhero, transformation, good versus evil, destiny, storytelling and mentor mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Man of Steel: Green Lantern (2011), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), The Wolverine (2013), Avengers: Infinity War (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 246K
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, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, alien, transformation, adventure, secret identity, supernatural ability, mad scientist, father son relationship, one man army, protector, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1991, year 1993 ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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: suspense, exciting, dark, comic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, justice, dark hero, save the world, batman, heroes, master villain, flying man, death of protagonist, fight to the death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1981, year 1918, 2010s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, tijuana mexico, washington d.c., africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, invisibility, transformation, adventure, airplane, wedding, military, scientist, interrogation, resurrection, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, greenland, shanghai china, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, superhero team, good versus evil, save the world, imaginary, supernatural ability, master villain, a.i., androids and robots, tough girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa
⇓ 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, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventurer, superhero, adventure, immortality, vampire, heroic mission, secret service, danger, master villain, invisible man, mastermind, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: europe, venice, siberia, kenya, africa ...
⇓ 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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, mutant, good versus evil, storm, superhero, heroes, danger, sent to the past, transformation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, contemporary, near future ...
Place: usa, china, paris france, washington d.c., pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 384K
The Wolverine (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia, Japan
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, serious, gloomy, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, mutant, samurai, good versus evil, martial arts, chase, healing power, haunted by the past, loner ...
Time: 2010s, year 1945, future
Place: japan, asia, canada, tokyo
⇓ 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, entertaining, suspenseful, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroism, adventure, soldier, courage, superhuman powers, heroic mission, good versus evil, one man army, scientist, patriotism, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1942
Place: usa, new york, norway, big ben london, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, supervillain, super villain, team, superhero team, end of the world, battle, comics, superhuman powers, fight scenes, murder, death ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, manhattan new york city, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 432K
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: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, androids and robots, save the world, deadly creature, monster, danger, space and aliens, battles, giant monster, apocalypse, giant, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, asia, pacific ocean, seattle washington, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 516K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroic mission, rescue, supernatural, adventure, master villain, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 2000s, near future ...
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, poland, manhattan new york city, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, warrior, wizards and magicians, queen, norse mythology, master warrior, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, legends and myths, king ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england, dungeon, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 143K
Superman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Switzerland, Canada
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, serious, feel good, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, criminal, nuclear missile, sabotage, crime fighter, galaxy, north pole, adventure, megalomaniac, newspaper ...
Time: year 1978, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s, year 1966
Place: midwest, new york, usa, california, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 649K
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, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, hotshot hero, superhuman powers, terrorist, millionaire, androids and robots, explosion, good versus evil, deception, gadget, scientist, army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: tennessee, usa, malibu california, washington d.c., pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 1.1M
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, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, alien invasion, imaginary, monster, superhero team, giant, teleportation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, battleship, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, soldier, shield, political thriller, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, disguise, deception, mission, gadget, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, supernatural ability, good versus evil, evil, adventure, prince, heaven and hell, superhero team, remorse, auction, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, gloomy, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, invulnerability, transformation, good versus evil, megalomaniac, responsibility, adventure, self sacrifice, reporter, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, comic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, experiment, secret identity, transformation, mad scientist, fighting crime, love and romance, vigilante, genetic engineering, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, entertaining, comic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, scientist, giant, on the run, military, transformation, adventure, experiment gone awry, mutant, escapades, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, virginia, rio de janeiro, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 275K
Hellboy (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, 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: stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, heaven and hell, adventure, good versus evil, demon, reanimated corpse, fistfight, occult, paranormal phenomena, supernatural, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 40s, 20th century, 21st century, 1940s
Place: new york, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 615K
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, sentimental, suspenseful, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, master villain, good versus evil, transformation, imaginary, double life, disguise, experiment, secret identity, thanksgiving, goblin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, superhuman powers, vigilantism, fighting crime, heroes, experiment, double life, protector, imaginary, scientist, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 8.3
 1.1M
Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspense, serious, dark ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, fighting crime, good versus evil, heroes, haunted by the past, undercover, batman, justice, unfulfilled love, vigilante, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, himalaya, africa, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 614K
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, semi serious, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, revenge, good versus evil, technology, undercover, adventure, secretary, russian, scientist, master villain, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, moscow russia, washington d.c., new mexico, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 232K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mysterious planet, heroes, space travel, imaginary kingdom, mars, space wars, danger, save the day, alien race, martian, princess ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: arizona, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: surprise ending, entertaining, intense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, teenage life, moral dilemma, teenager, arms dealer, school, teenage protagonist, costumed hero, battle, good versus evil, rescue, supernatural power ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, washington d.c., berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 87K
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, serious, feel good, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, secret identity, superhuman powers, good versus evil, loss of virginity, niagara falls, criminal, adventure, megalomaniac, world domination, solitude, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, washington d.c., idaho ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 137K
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, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, transformation, imaginary, teleportation, superhero team, telekinesis, portal, body horror, save the world, fighting crime, escapades ...
Time: year 2007, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, pentagon, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 465K
Wonder Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.
Style: suspense, intense, surprise ending, entertaining, epic ...
Plot: courage, good versus evil, island, justice, adventure, superheroine, chosen one, superhero, war, princess, wartime, mythology ...
Time: 1910s, 2010s, year 1918
Place: paris france, tower bridge london, ottoman empire, belgium, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%