Movies and TV shows like He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

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He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983)
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He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When Adam, Prince of the planet Eternia, raises his magic sword he transforms into He-Man (the most powerful man in the universe). With his allies and friends, he battles the evil Skeletor and his minions to protect the secrets of Castle Greyskull.
Style: exciting, serious, dark fantasy, homoerotic, 2d animation
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ancient mystery, superhero, heroes, friendship, rescue, good versus evil, magic, prince, adventure, parallel world, family, wizards and magicians, friends, prodigy, legends and myths, family life, master warrior, royal family, supernatural ability, escapades, rivalry, mischievous children, allies, state affairs, master villain ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, imaginary, adventure, escapades and danger mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985), The Secret of the Sword (1985), Thundercats (1985), Dragons: Fire & Ice (2004), Jonny Quest (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: She-Ra, He-Man's twin sister, is leading a group of freedom fighters known as the Great Rebellion in the hope of freeing their homeworld of Etheria from the tyrannical rule of Hordak and the Evil Horde.
Style: homoerotic, serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: secret identity, rescue, good versus evil, superhero, twins, friendship, magic, sword, sword and sorcery, strong female presence, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 80s
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100%
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is an American animated television series. Developed for television by Michael Halperin, who created the original series, it was animated by Mike Young Productions. It served as an update of the 1980s series of ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, dark fantasy, reboot
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, heir, magic, superhero, adventure, heroic mission, family, escapades, rivalry, master warrior, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret of the Sword (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After experiencing traumatic nightmares of a time now past, the Sorceress summons Prince Adam and Cringer to Castle Grayskull to give Adam a precious, jeweled sword and send the pair to the planet Etheria to investigate its secrets.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, rebellion, fencing, family reunited, sword, swordsman, family, master warrior, escapades, good versus evil, heroes, twins ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 18K
Thundercats (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: ThunderCats is an American animated television series that was produced by Rankin/Bass Productions debuting in 1985, based on the characters created by Tobin "Ted" Wolf. The series, for which Leonard Starr was the head writer, follows the ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, dark fantasy
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, space and aliens, good versus evil, superhero, ghost, cat, exile, adventure, supernatural, family, superhuman, refugee ...
Time: 80s, future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: In this special Christmas episode of the He-Man and She-Ra cartoons, their sidekick Orko accidentally gets beamed to Earth during a test of a new spy satellite. Orko manages to get back Planet Eternia, but brings along two Earth children, Alisha and ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, christmas special
Plot: good versus evil, satellite, distant planet, adventure, heroes, rivalry, escapades, space and aliens, superhuman powers, outer space, uninhibited rivalry, transforming robot ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragons: Fire & Ice (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Two young rival dragon riding warriors fight to end a 1000 year old war despite the hidden manipulator opposing them.
Style: serious, epic, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, magic, princess, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, daring rescue, young heroes, rescue, heroes, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jonny Quest (1964)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jonny Quest – often casually referred to as The Adventures of Jonny Quest – is an American animated science fiction adventure television series about a boy who accompanies his scientist father on extraordinary adventures. It was produced by ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, heroes, orphan, scientist, giant, conquering, battles, rivalry, pets, getting home, escapades, young heroes ...
Time: future, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Digimon Adventure (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Digimon(デジモン Dejimon, branded as Digimon: Digital Monsters), short for "Digital Monsters"(デジタルモンスター Dejitaru Monsutā), is a Japanese media franchise encompassing digital toys, anime, manga, video games and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friends, good versus evil, heroic mission, monster, imaginary kingdom, rescue, escapades, save the world, creature, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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ThunderCats (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
TV show
Story: ThunderCats is an American/Japanese animated television series, produced by Ethan Spaulding and Michael Jelenic. A reboot of the original 1980s TV series of the same name, ThunderCats was developed by Warner Bros. Animation and Studio 4°C, and ...
Style: exciting, serious, reboot
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, leader, superhero, escapades, transformation, heroes, cat, supernatural ability, space wars, supernatural, villain ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
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Chaotic (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Chaotic is an American-Canadian animated fantasy television series produced by 4Kids Entertainment and animated by Bardel Entertainment. It is based on the Danish trading card game of the same name. Much of the plot is based on the original ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, dark fantasy
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, battles, escapades, rivalry, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, ancient mystery, good versus evil, supernatural ability, duel, rivalry, escapades, mind control, superhero, battles, artifact ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
King Arthur and the Knights of Justice (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: King Arthur and the Knights of Justice is an American animated series. It lasted for two seasons and 13 episodes each. The cartoon was produced by Golden Films, C&D Entertainment and Bohbot Entertainment. The series was created by Diane Eskenazi ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, knight, chosen one, wizards and magicians, adventure, family, heroes, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ben 10: Ultimate Alien is an American animated television series – the third entry in Cartoon Network's Ben 10 franchise created by team Man of Action, and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. It was slated to premiere after the series ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, teenage life, superhuman powers, save the world, rivalry, androids and robots, undercover ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In this reboot of the '80s series, a magic sword transforms an orphan girl into warrior She-Ra, who unites a rebellion to fight against evil.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: female warrior, betrayal, adventure, planet, rebellion, magic, revolution, best friend, save the world, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, princess ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
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Blackstar (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blackstar is an American animated television series, a science fantasy story sometimes reported as being inspired by Thundarr the Barbarian. It was produced in 1981 by Lou Scheimer and Norm Prescott for Filmation. The series was Filmation's ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, heroes, fictional planet, wizards, human alien, super strength, carpenter, superhero, cooking, male protagonist, alien, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Niko and the Sword of Light (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ten-year-old Niko, the last of his kind in a strange world, embarks on an epic quest to bring light back to his land. Armed with his magic sword, Niko journeys to the Cursed Volcano, making new friends and powerful foes while uncovering secrets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, 2d animation
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, heroic mission, supernatural, heroes, save the world, child hero, escapades, rivalry, youth, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Highlander: The Animated Series (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Highlander: The Animated Series is a Canadian-French animated television series which premiered on September 18, 1994. It is a loose spinoff of the cult classic 1986 film of the same name. The series was produced by Gaumont Multimedia with the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, 2d animation
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, asteroids and comets, heroic mission, parallel world, uninhibited rivalry, save the world, superhero, adventure, escapades, family, heroes, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 31K
Teen Titans (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Teen Titans is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics characters of the same name, primarily the run of stories by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez in the early-1980s The New Teen Titans comic book series. The show was created ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, beast, teenage life, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, heroes, superhero team, teenage love, team, villain ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Defenders of the Earth (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Defenders of the Earth is an American animated television series produced in 1986, featuring characters from three comic strips distributed by King Features Syndicate—Flash Gordon, The Phantom, and Mandrake the Magician—opposing Ming the ...
Style: stylized, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, heroic mission, parallel world, adoption, benign alien, orphan, rescue, adventure, rivalry, heroes, family ...
Time: year 2015, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Ghostbusters (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ghostbusters is an animated television series created by Filmation and distributed by Tribune Entertainment and launched following the success of Ivan Reitman and Columbia Pictures' 1984 film Ghostbusters. It ran from September 8 to December 5, ...
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, paranormal investigation, supernatural, investigation, supernatural ability, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, superhero, paranormal phenomena, ghost hunter, foreknowledge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Masters of the Universe: Revelation (2021)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The war for Eternia begins again in what may be the final battle between He-Man and Skeletor. A new animated series from writer-director Kevin Smith.
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, adult animation, 2d animation
Plot: magic, alien planet, good versus evil, warrior, battles, villain, fight, heroes, witchcraft, sword, showdown, fight for supremacy ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A folklore professor becomes unwittingly possessed by the ancient Japanese demons of Thunder and Lightning. But when The Bureau of Paranormal Research & Defense dispatches a team of agents to investigate, a cursed samurai sword sends Hellboy ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, adult animation
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, adventure, heroic mission, samurai, escapades, intrigue, master villain, supernatural ability, supernatural, rivalry, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Legend of Zelda (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Legend of Zelda is an American animated series based on the Japanese video game series The Legend of Zelda for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The plot follows the adventures of Link and Princess Zelda as they defend the kingdom of Hyrule ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, adventure, master warrior, adventurer, young heroes, youth, escapades, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mighty Zeus brings Hercules' mother, Alcmene, to Mount Olympus, and Hercules, believing she has been kidnapped, leads a rescue mission to save her. Zeus' jealous wife, Hera, decides that it should now be her time to rule the universe. Hera ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, escapades, hercules, supernatural ability, adventure, rivalry, superhuman powers, save the day, legends and myths, family relations, female warrior ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 18K
Ben 10 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ben 10 was an American animated series created by Man of Action, and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. The series is about a 10 year old boy named Ben Tennyson who gets a watch-like alien device called the "Omnitrix". Attached to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, evil alien, good versus evil, family, artifact, escapades, save the world, young heroes, superhuman powers, transformation, space and aliens, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Fanboy and Chum Chum (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Fanboy & Chum Chum is an American CGI animated television series created by Eric Robles for Nickelodeon. It is based on Fanboy, an animated short created by Robles for Nickelodeon and Frederator Studios, which was broadcast August 14, 2008 on ...
Style: not serious, feel good, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, friends, friendship, mischievous children, youth, escapades, disorder, goofy hero, save the day, wizards and magicians, family, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 1K
Max Steel (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Max Steel is a science fiction–comedy, CGI–animated series. It is a re-imagining of its predecessor of the same name, as well as being based on the Mattel action-figure also of the same name. Max Steel premiered on March 25, 2013 on Disney XD.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: young heroes, superhuman powers, superhero, teenage life, supernatural ability, good versus evil, youth, friendship, rivalry, supernatural, space and aliens, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 2K
Spider-Man (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spider-Man is an American animated TV series based on the popular Marvel Comics character of the same name.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, student life, college, youth, adventure, crimes, fighting crime, escapades, master villain, secret identity, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dave the Barbarian (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dave the Barbarian is an American animated television series created by Doug Langdale, creator of The Weekenders and Savage Steve Holland, "Eek! the Cat" and "The Terrible Thunderlizards" that premiered on January 23, 2004. The ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, absurd, parody
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dragon, barbarian, adventure, good versus evil, goofy hero, save the day, heroes, disorder, rivalry, race against time, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 251
Deltora Quest (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The evil Shadow Lord has taken control of the kingdom of Deltora and has driven the land and its people into misfortune and suffering. Lief, the son of a blacksmith, has just turned sixteen and is entrusted, along with his two companions Barda and ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, friends, supernatural, uninhibited rivalry, youth, wizards and magicians, adventure, young heroes, heroes, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%