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Batman: Year One (2011)
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Batman: Year One (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Two men come to Gotham City: Bruce Wayne after years abroad feeding his lifelong obsession for justice and Jim Gordon after being too honest a cop with the wrong people elsewhere. After learning painful lessons about the city's corruption on its streets and police department respectively, this pair learn how to fight back their own way. With that, Gotham's evildoers from top to bottom are terrorized by the mysterious Batman and the equally heroic Gordon is assigned to catch him by comrades who both hate and fear him themselves. In the ensuing manhunt, both find much in common as the seeds of an unexpected friendship are laid with additional friends and rivals helping to start the legend.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, tense, light, exciting, suspenseful, serious, anime, psychotronic, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: batman, superhero, vigilante, vigilantism, police corruption, justice, corruption, partners against crime, fight, brutality, organized crime, fighting crime, good versus evil, gadget, heroes, escapades, rivalry, law enforcement, partners, investigation, suspense, legend, urban legend, paranoia, police detective ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out anime, exciting, visually appealing and stylized films with plots about superhero, villain, violence, dark hero, good versus evil, storytelling and fistfight mostly in Animation, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Batman: Year One: Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010), Batman: The Killing Joke (2016), Justice League: Doom (2012), Batman: Gotham Knight (2008), Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Batman faces his ultimate challenge as the mysterious Red Hood takes Gotham City by firestorm. One part vigilante, one part criminal kingpin, Red Hood begins cleaning up Gotham with the efficiency of Batman, but without following the same ethical ...
Style: atmospheric, unusual plot structure, intense, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero, mysterious character, double life, batman, justice, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, mind game, revenge, uninhibited rivalry, violence ...
Place: usa, bosnia
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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness. Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland.
Style: anime, stylized, intense, harsh, sexy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, batman, justice, vigilantism, murder, psychopath, cruelty, violent, torture, insanity, suspense, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?
Style: stylized, bleak, atmospheric, talky, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, batman, vigilantism, distopia, revenge, good versus evil, gang, heroic mission, fight, mortal combat, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Batman has stopped the reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon his city. Now an old foe wants a reunion and the government wants The Man of Steel to put a stop to Batman.
Style: dark, epic, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, batman, distopia, justice, villain, superman character, fight, suspense, police officer, heroes, good versus evil, fighting crime ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Justice League: Doom (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An adaptation of Mark Waid's "Tower of Babel" story from the JLA comic. Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.
Style: light, witty, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero, justice league, batman, superhero team, heroes, transformation, fight, good versus evil, save the world, justice, vigilantism, vigilante ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Explore Bruce Wayne's transition from his beginning as a tormented vigilantee to The Dark Knight of a crumbling metropolis with six distinct chapters but intended to be viewed as a whole.
Style: anime, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An old flame of Bruce Wayne's strolls into town, re-heating up the romance between the two. At the same time, a mass murderer with an axe for one hand begins systematically eliminating Gotham's crime bosses. Due to the person's dark ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, talky, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero, batman, organized crime, murder, good versus evil, vengeance, brutality, betrayal, justice, fighting crime, old love, double life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Batman: Death in the Family (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tragedy strikes the Batman's life again when Robin Jason Todd tracks down his birth mother only to run afoul of the Joker. An adaptation of the 1988 comic book storyline of the same name.
Style: exciting, gothic, bleak, psychotronic, dark ...
Plot: superhero, batman, heroes, super strength, death, double life, good versus evil, suspense, secret identity, crime fighter, gotham city, villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: When a desperate Mr. Freeze, to save his dying wife, kidnaps Barbara (Batgirl) Gordon as an involuntary organ donor, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin.
Style: anime, stylized, exciting, epic, humorous ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime.
Style: anime, stylized, intense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, insanity, justice, suspense, save the day, heroic mission, fighting crime, secret identity, master villain, righting the wronged ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A new vigilante, Batwoman, is wreaking havoc in Gotham City. The dynamic duo must discover her true identity.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, anime, dark ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, batman, revenge, good versus evil, justice, fighting crime, heroic mission, righting the wronged, escapades, supernatural, supernatural ability, save the world ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his ‘partner in crime’, Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a ...
Style: stylized, anime, atmospheric, talky, exciting ...
Audience: kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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