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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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic, atmospheric, tense, light, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, batman, vigilantism, police corruption, gadget, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, partners against crime, vigilante, heroes, escapades, rivalry, law enforcement, partners, justice, corruption, fight, brutality, organized crime, investigation, legend, urban legend, paranoia, police detective ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Batman: Year One

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about good versus evil, violence, superhero, super strength, danger, martial arts and dark hero mostly in Animation, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Batman: Year One: Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010), Batman: Gotham Knight (2008), Batman: The Killing Joke (2016), Justice League: Doom (2012), Superman: Doomsday (2007). 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: serious, exciting, intense, atmospheric, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, mysterious character, double life, vigilante, secret identity, vigilantism, crimes, fighting crime, mind game, organized crime, uninhibited rivalry, martial arts ...
Place: bosnia, usa
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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, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, gang, batman, mutant, heroic mission, crimes, mortal combat, comeback, middle aged, undercover ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret identity, distopia, superhero, police officer, batman, good versus evil, fighting crime, heroes, crimes, threat, protector, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: usa, ussr, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Family, 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: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, rivalry, lone wolves, justice, gadget, heroes, irony of fate, organized crime, crime fighter, master villain ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ 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, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, vigilantism, revenge, adventure, dark hero, heroic mission, fighting crime, righting the wronged, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspense, stylized, intense, harsh, surprise ending ...
Plot: batman, superhero, psychopath, super villain, justice, vigilante, cruelty, vigilantism, obsession, organized crime, murder, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, heroes, crimes, fighting crime, master villain, secret identity, heroic mission, save the day, righting the wronged, aging, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
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: exciting, stylized, talky, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, false accusation, frame up, adventure, heroism, save the world, save the planet, dishonesty, master villain ...
Place: tokyo, new york, washington d.c., japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, alien superhero, immortality, heroes, justice league, super strength, alien, cyborgs, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Superman: Doomsday (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: double life, superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, crime wave, super strength, superhuman powers, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, master villain, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Batman vs. Robin (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Damian Wayne is having a hard time coping with his father's "no killing" rule. Meanwhile, Gotham is going through hell with threats such as the insane Dollmaker, and the secretive Court of Owls.
Style: exciting, suspense, harsh, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, batman, father son relationship, secret society, cult, vigilantism, vigilante, dark hero, betrayal, assassin, adventure, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Indestructible to his enemies and irresistible to women, the professional assassin codenamed Golgo 13 is shrouded in mystery and anonymity. If you're on his hit list, you're already dead. Always hired on his reputation alone, Golgo never ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: s&m, hitman, undercover, gangsters, assassination, espionage, assassination attempt, obsession, murder, assassin, professional killer, twins ...
Time: post world war two, 80s
Place: new york, sicily, usa, europe, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In an alternative Victorian Age Gotham City, Batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by Jack the Ripper.
Style: gothic, psychotronic, bleak, serious, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 148 min.
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Plot: double life, super strength, batman, superhero, vigilante, heroes, gotham city, justice, crimes, dark hero, secret identity, corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, pre-teens, horror for children
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Time: 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When time travel allows a past wrong to be righted for The Flash and his family, the ripples of the event prove disastrous as a fractured, alternate reality now exists where a Justice League never formed, and even Superman is nowhere to be found. ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: alternate timeline, superhero, changing the past or future, save the world, alternate reality, race against time, hopes, time travel, adventure, heroes, villain, super strength ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham.
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, sincere, light ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, year 2019, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with superhuman powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 83 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heroic version of Lex Luthor from an alternate universe appears to recruit the Justice League to help save his Earth from the Crime Syndicate, an evil version of the League. What ensues is the ultimate battle of good versus evil in a war that ...
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41%
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Batman Beyond (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: 20 years after Bruce Wayne hung up his cowl, his secret is discovered by troubled teen Terry McGinnis. After McGinnis' father is murdered by the man who now controls Wayne Enterprises, McGinnis is fitted into a high-tech Bat suit by Bruce ...
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Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
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Style: stylized, suspense, disturbing, tense, sincere ...
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Patlabor: The Movie (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Wonder Woman (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Superman: Unbound (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Based on the Geoff Johns/Gary Frank 2008 release "Superman: Brainiac," Superman: Unbound finds the horrific force responsible for the destruction of Krypton (Brainiac) descending upon Earth. Brainiac has crossed the universe, collecting ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 83 min.
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Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
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