Movies like Watchmen

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Watchmen (2009)
 7.6
 450K
Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to prevent their own destruction, but in doing so uncover a sinister plot that puts all of humanity in grave danger.
Style: bleak, twists and turns, suspense, comic, brutal, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, parallel world, alternate reality, save the world, superhuman powers, investigation, good versus evil, human nature, moral dilemma, vigilantism, violence, moral ambiguity, hidden identity, urban, brutality, uncover truth, teleportation, supernatural power, mars, scientist, death, president, cold war, double life, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1940, 1950s, 1940s, 1960s, year 1985 ...
Place: usa, afghanistan, vietnam, antarctica, russia, manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to Watchmen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, intense and stylized films with plots about chase, violence, dialogue, fight scenes, storytelling, heroes and rivalry mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Watchmen: Logan (2017), V for Vendetta (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), Deadpool (2016), The Avengers (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 542K
Logan (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Style: suspense, emotional, futuristic, scenic, harsh ...
Plot: chase, survival, superhero, death of protagonist, road trip, older man younger man relationship, mutant, apocalypse, little girl, evil corporation, father daughter relationship, dark hero ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, north dakota, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 942K
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, vengeance, mysterious character, rebellion, future dystopia, vigilantism, freedom, life is a bitch, society, disguise, political corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.0
 2.0M
The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, organized crime, good versus evil, double life, heroes, rivalry, master villain, moral dilemma, psychopath, loss of loved one, batman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 803K
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, stylized, humorous, dark humor, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, mutant, anti heroes, self healing, immortality, escapades, supernatural ability, parody, imaginary, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 2K
Watchmen (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The original Watchen Comic series animated with sound.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, mysterious character, vigilantism, talented, imaginary, bring down, crimes, massacre, investigation, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, imaginary, giant, monster, alien invasion, teamwork, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, battleship, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, master villain, transformation, experiment, disguise, double life, imaginary, guilt, secret identity, thanksgiving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: superhuman powers, good versus evil, superhero, dark hero, justice, save the world, heroes, batman, master villain, flying man, death of protagonist, fight to the death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1918, year 1981
Place: usa, africa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
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, intense, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, teenage life, supernatural power, moral dilemma, teenager, arms dealer, school, battle, costumed hero, good versus evil, teenage protagonist, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, washington d.c.
⇓ 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, stylized, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, vigilantism, fighting crime, heroes, experiment, scientist, protector, double life, transformation, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.7
 216K
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: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, double life, crime fighter, secret identity, undercover, superhuman powers, master villain, fighting crime, crime, super vehicle, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, twentieth century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: boys' night, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, experiment, transformation, mad scientist, secret identity, genetic engineering, fighting crime, love and romance, vigilante, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, good versus evil, army, gadget, scientist, deception, explosion, terrorist, president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: tennessee, usa, washington d.c., malibu california, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.2
 1.2M
Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, secret identity, good versus evil, fighting crime, double life, disguise, heroes, haunted by the past, undercover, crime fighter, corruption, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, himalaya, tibet, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 117K
Max Payne (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a DEA agent whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, life is a bitch, crimes, tough heroes, revenge, tough law enforcer, violence spree, righting the wronged, murder, assassin, mexican standoff, female killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Black Mask 2: City of Masks (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Black Mask must stop a group intent on setting off a DNA bomb that could cause mutations to the human race.
Style: serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, mutation, imaginary, superhuman powers, heroic mission, escapades, chases and races, save the day, save the world, undercover, danger ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 474K
X-Men 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker. Storm, Wolverine and Jean Grey must join their usual nemeses – Magneto and Mystique – to unhinge ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, mutant, superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, self sacrifice, professor, scientist, mind control, assassination attempt, bigotry, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, near future, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, save the world, double life, master villain, family relations, alien invasion, flying man, destruction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, kansas, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, chaos and mayhem, heroes, explosion, destruction, nuclear threat, criminal underworld, crime fighter, terrorist, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, pentagon, dungeon, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, megalomaniac, newspaper, secret identity, good versus evil, nuclear missile, galaxy, crime fighter, north pole, sabotage, criminal ...
Time: year 1966, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1978
Place: midwest, usa, new york, california, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, courage, superhuman powers, heroism, soldier, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, army, one man army, scientist, patriotism ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1942
Place: usa, new york, norway, italy, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, tragic ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: magic, genocide, superhero, sacrifice, battlefield, teleportation, magical object, throne, supervillain, superhero team, super villain, team ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, africa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, killer robot, time travel, lone hero, manhunt, terminator, chase, artificial intelligence, save the world, future dystopia, fictional war ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
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, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, good versus evil, superhero team, supernatural ability, save the world, imaginary, master villain, heroes, partners, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, africa, eastern europe, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.9
 271K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, speed, time travel, save the world, superhuman speed, save the day, adventure, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 62K
Oldboy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: vengeance, solitary, strong sexual content, psychological torture, incest, one man army, race against time, escape attempt, neo noir, imprisonment, older man younger woman relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 2005, year 2001 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 54K
Darkman (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes ...
Style: stylized, gloomy, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disfigurement, nihilism, helicopter, mask, vengeance, gangsters, vigilantism, imaginary, experiment gone awry, genetically altered, anti heroes, crimes ...
Time: 1990s, year 1989, year 1990
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 154K
The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, vengeance, halloween, superhero, good versus evil, vigilantism, murder, back from the dead, vigilante, martial arts, goth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 392K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, space station, politics, outer space, class conflict, cyberpunk, race against time, society, rich and poor, radiation, ex convict, fighting the system ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 478K
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: exciting, sincere, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, date night, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, scientist, double life, mad scientist, defamation, good versus evil, student, doctor, super villain, death, tentacle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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