Movies and TV shows like The Flash 1990

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The Flash (1990)
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The Flash (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Flash is a 1990 American television series that starred John Wesley Shipp as the superhero, the Flash, and co-starred Amanda Pays. The series was developed from the DC Comics characters by the writing team of Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo, and produced by their company, Pet Fly Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. Composer Danny Elfman wrote the show’s title theme, and Stan Winston Studios built the costume.
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, superhero, fighting crime, adventure, save the day, superhuman powers, crimes, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, superhuman speed, undercover, loss of mother, life changing experience, heroes, working undercover, loss of sibling, super strength, fictional city, research, super powers, chases and races, danger, urban, imaginary
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Flash

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, semi serious and serious films and TV series with plots about superhero, heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, imaginary and good versus evil mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Flash: Agent Carter (2015), Birds of Prey (2002), The Green Hornet (1966), Wonder Woman (1975), Superboy (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: superhero, heroes, superhuman powers, supernatural power, speed, secret identity, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, save the day, save the world, multiverse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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63%
 7.9
 81K
Agent Carter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1946, and peace has dealt Peggy Carter a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Peggy must balance doing administrative work ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, female agent, special agents, heroes, tough girl, undercover, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, escapades, graphic violence, good versus evil ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Birds of Prey (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Huntress, Dinah, Oracle are determined to carry on Batman's fight for justice against the ruthless criminals of New Gotham City.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, interracial relations, villain, gotham city, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, fighting crime, master villain, society ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Green Hornet (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
TV show
Story: A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato. After Bruce Lee's untimely death in 1973, and the global success of 'Enter The Dragon', two 90-minute feature films were ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: heroes, vigilantism, superhero, crimes, undercover, fighting crime, friendship, rivalry, justice, organized crime, good versus evil, crime fighter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
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Wonder Woman (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wonder Woman is an American television series based on the DC Comics comic book superheroine of the same name. Starring Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince and Lyle Waggoner as Steve Trevor (both Sr. & Jr.), the show originally aired ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, touching, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, superheroine, good versus evil, secret identity, strong female lead, amazon, superhuman powers, female warrior, fighting crime, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Flash 2 - Revenge of the Trickster (1991)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Scarlet Speedster has faced many tough foes, but none present a challenge like James Jesse. After his murder attempt on a private detective was foiled, James vows to defeat the Flash as the costumed crook, The Trickster. With his insane genius ...
Plot: super strength, woman hits a man, delusional disorder, con artists, strong female lead, crush, jail cell, assassination attempt, mass murder, court, dog, police ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 1K
Superboy (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Superboy is a half-hour live-action television series based on the fictional DC Comics comic book character Kal-El's early years as Superboy. The show ran from 1988–1992 in syndication. It was renamed The Adventures of Superboy at the start ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, secret identity, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, youth, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, love and romance, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
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Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, double life, superhero, rivalry, vigilantism, fighting crime, millionaire, martial arts, undercover, crimes, righting the wronged, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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The Phantom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: Before Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman, there was The Phantom, the greatest legend in the annals of 20th century comic-book crime fighting. Now, the immortal superhero returns to strike terror in the hearts of villains around the world - and to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, rivalry, adventure, escapades, secret identity, heroic mission, undercover, vigilante, organized crime, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 4K
Mutant X (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mutant X is a science fiction television series that debuted on October 6, 2001. The show was created by Avi Arad, and it centers around Mutant X, a team of "New Mutants" who possess extraordinary powers as a result of genetic engineering. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, adventure, supernatural ability, heroic mission, save the world, rivalry, undercover, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, heroes, superhero, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, life is a bitch, youth, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 34K
Knight Rider (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Michael Long, an undercover police officer, is shot while investigating a case and left for dead by his assailants. He is rescued by Wilton Knight, a wealthy, dying millionaire and inventor who arranges life-saving surgery, including a new face and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, touching, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, talking car, adventure, a.i., fighting crime, heroic mission, working undercover, car, heroes, partners, friendship, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 127K
Iron Fist (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Danny Rand resurfaces 15 years after being presumed dead. Now, with the power of the Iron Fist, he seeks to reclaim his past and fulfill his destiny.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, super powers, martial arts, superhuman powers, good versus evil, fighting crime, heroes, crimes, save the day, rivalry, escapades, fistfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Incredible Hulk (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Incredible Hulk is an American television series based on the Marvel Comics character, the Hulk. The series aired on the CBS television network and starred Bill Bixby as David Banner, Lou Ferrigno as the Hulk, and Jack Colvin as Jack McGee. In ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, sentimental, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, scientist, superhuman powers, false accusation, experiment gone awry, uncontrollable, antidote, save the day, adventure, unstoppable, mutant, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 127K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, african american, good versus evil, superhuman powers, crimes, heroes, fighting crime, save the day, super powers, escapades, super strength, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Power Rangers Operation Overdrive (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Five teenagers must locate and secure ancient relics with unbelievable power, while at the same time stop a demonic corporation who want the relics for their power.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, captivating, super sentai
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: power rangers, good versus evil, secret identity, adventure, save the day, young heroes, rivalry, heroes, superhuman powers, escapades, partners, corporate crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 22K
Batman (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Batman is a 1960s American live action television series, based on the DC comic book character of the same name. It stars Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin — two crime-fighting heroes who defend Gotham City. It aired on ABC for three ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous, parody ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, estate, secret identity, heroes, chief, business venture, rivalry, crimes, adventure, undercover, escapades, master villain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.4
 87K
Peacemaker (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: The continuing story of Peacemaker – a compellingly vainglorious man who believes in peace at any cost, no matter how many people he has to kill to get it – in the aftermath of the events of “The Suicide Squad.”
Style: humorous, suspense, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: superhero, heroes, chase, society, fight, mission, crimes, super strength, secret identity, transformation, race against time, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Six Million Dollar Man (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Six Million Dollar Man is an American television series about a former astronaut with bionic implants working for a fictional government office known as OSI. The series is based on the Martin Caidin novel Cyborg, which was the series's ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, undercover, superhero, superhuman powers, investigation, androids and robots, escapades, crimes, superior, government agency, surgery, espionage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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NightMan (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Night Man is an American action/adventure/sci-fi series that aired in syndication from September 15, 1997 to May 17, 1999. The series is loosely based on a comic book published by Malibu Comics and was created by Steve Englehart and developed for ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, fighting crime, rivalry, heroes, escapades, superhuman powers, jazz, jazz singer, super strength, telepathy, jazz musician ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Power Rangers Mystic Force (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Years ago, a powerful spell sealed the evil forces within the Underworld. However, in the present day, when an earthquake jolts the Earth and sets them free, five teenagers try to save the world.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: power rangers, superhero, adventure, secret identity, young heroes, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, save the day, teenage life, save the world, escapades, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.0
 14K
Steel (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Justice. Safe streets. Payback. Metallurgist John Henry Irons (O'Neal) vows to claim them all when a renegade military reject (Judd Nelson) puts new superweapons in dangerous hands. Helped by an electronics wiz (Annabeth Gish) and an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, gang, soldier, military, heroic mission, escapades, good versus evil, secret identity, fighting crime, crimes, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman is a live-action American television series based on the characters in Superman and Action. Lois & Clark starred Dean Cain as Superman/Clark Kent and Teri Hatcher as Lois Lane, and aired on ABC ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, journalism, undercover, newspaper, good versus evil, romance, superhuman powers, rivalry, adventure, fall in love, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Saban's Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation is an American live-action television series produced by Saban Entertainment, which ran on the Fox Kids network from 1997 to 1998. The short-lived series was based loosely from Mirage Studios' Teenage Mutant ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, martial arts, heroes, adventure, master warrior, rescue, good versus evil, mutant, friendship, heroic mission, master villain, secret identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The children of the Avengers hone their powers and go head to head with the very enemy responsible for their parents' demise.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, partners, youth, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, teenage life, superhuman powers, alien superhero ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Power Rangers Jungle Fury (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Casey, Theo and Lily are at a loss when Camille, Dai Shi's second in command, employs the powerful Pangolin to launch an assault against the city in preparation for the resurrection of Carnisoar, the Sky Overlord. When they realize that the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: good versus evil, power rangers, martial arts, androids and robots, secret identity, save the day, escapades, chaos, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, rivalry, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.0
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Cross (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Given incredible power by an ancient Celtic Cross. Callan continues to fight evil... Now, joined by a team of weapons experts, Callan battles an unstoppable empire in Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, supernatural, good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, save the day, fighting crime, rivalry, escapades, evil empire, supernatural ability, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 95K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, supernatural ability, secret identity, superhero, friendship, superheroine, villain, fight scenes, murder, vengeance, crimes, teen superhero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Get ready for a battle of the ages when the Justice League faces off against its archenemies, the Legion of Doom, in an all-new movie from DC Comics. A mysterious being known as the Time Trapper arises, and a sinister plan led by Lex Luthor sends ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, exciting
Plot: time travel, superhero, secret identity, save the world, superhero team, good versus evil, adventure, fighting crime, superhuman powers, battles, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 2K
RoboCop (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: RoboCop: The Series is a 1994 television series based on the film of the same name. It stars Richard Eden as the title character. Made to appeal primarily to children and young teenagers, it lacks the graphic violence that was the hallmark of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, cyberpunk, superhero, superhuman powers, future dystopia, police, fighting crime, escapades, weapon system, society, dishonesty ...
Time: future
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%