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.
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, danger, chases and races, save the day, crimes, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, superhuman speed, undercover, superhuman powers, loss of mother, life changing experience, heroes, working undercover, urban, imaginary, loss of sibling, super strength, fictional city, research, super powers
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Flash

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and semi serious films and TV series with plots about superhero, heroes, escapades, danger, imaginary, rivalry and good versus evil mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Flash: Birds of Prey (2002), Agent Carter (2015), Knight Rider (1982), Wonder Woman (1975), The Phantom (2009). 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.
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
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural power, heroes, good versus evil, speed, time travel, adventure, secret identity, save the world, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Birds of Prey (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Huntress, Dinah, Oracle are determined to carry on Batman's fight for justice against the ruthless criminals of New Gotham City.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: adventure, fighting crime, superheroine, secret identity, good versus evil, crimes, fictional reality, vengeance, undercover, danger, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 71K
Agent Carter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, undercover, tough girl, hand to hand combat, adventure, special agents, imaginary, heroes, government agency, investigation, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 29K
Knight Rider (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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, tense, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, adventure, a.i., chases and races, fighting crime, heroic mission, working undercover, car, talking car, heroes, partners, armored vehicle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, kidnapping, city, superhero, double life, toy store, damsel in distress, reporter, fatal attraction, coercion, screaming woman, mannequin ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 7K
Wonder Woman (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, tense, touching, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, strong female lead, superheroine, superhuman powers, good versus evil, secret identity, amazon, heroic mission, fighting crime, adventure, danger, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 2K
The Phantom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
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, fighting crime, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, danger, secret identity, rivalry, heroic mission, undercover, vigilante, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 114K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, african american, good versus evil, superhuman powers, save the day, danger, fighting crime, crimes, escapades, master villain, violence, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
Black Lightning (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, super powers, electricity, supernatural power, good versus evil, superhuman powers, one man army, masked superhero, killings, fighting crime, neo noir, fight scenes ...
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 6K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: heroes, superhero, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, life is a bitch, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 1K
Superboy (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, secret identity, imaginary, danger, good versus evil, youth, young heroes, escapades, love and romance, adventure, heroes, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 111K
Iron Fist (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, super powers, superhuman powers, heroes, crimes, fighting crime, good versus evil, save the day, danger, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Green Hornet (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: vigilantism, secret identity, heroes, superhero, undercover, fighting crime, crimes, friendship, rivalry, justice, organized crime, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Incredible Hulk (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, scientist, false accusation, experiment gone awry, uncontrollable, mutant, unstoppable, antidote, danger, save the day, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Saban's Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 20 min.
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, martial arts, mutant, good versus evil, friendship, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, master warrior, rescue, save the day, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 18K
Batman (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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, humorous, offbeat, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, estate, heroes, secret identity, master criminal, undercover, escapades, criminal heroes, danger, chief, super vehicle, business venture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 620
NightMan (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, superhuman powers, imaginary, adventure, danger, fighting crime, rivalry, escapades, heroes, jazz, super strength, jazz singer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, adventure, rivalry, imaginary, superhuman powers, danger, fall in love, save the world, journalism, newspaper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Six Million Dollar Man (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, superior, chases and races, crimes, investigation, escapades, androids and robots, danger, espionage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.8
 11K
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: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, gang, military, soldier, secret identity, escapades, crimes, undercover, superhuman powers, fighting crime, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 108K
Supergirl (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Twenty-four-year-old Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13 after being sent away from Krypton, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers, until ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, emotional, light, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, superhero, strong female character, superheroine, secret identity, alien race, superhuman powers, imaginary, super strength, good versus evil, super powers, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Power Rangers Jungle Fury (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, martial arts, chaos, androids and robots, save the day, danger, secret identity, escapades, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 61K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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
Plot: superhero team, superhero, superheroine, secret identity, supernatural ability, friendship, danger, villain, road trip, fight scenes, vengeance, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.7
 8K
The Cape (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: "The Cape" is a drama series following Vince Faraday, an honest cop on a corrupt police force, who finds himself framed for a series of murders and presumed dead. He is forced into hiding, leaving behind his wife Dana and son, Trip. Fueled ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, fighting crime, vigilantism, undercover, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, frame up, presumed dead, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 4K
Mutant X (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, heroic mission, supernatural ability, adventure, experiment gone awry, danger, save the world, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.0
 2K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, fighting crime, good versus evil, superhero, save the day, supernatural, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, escapades, evil empire, vigilantism, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 3K
Street Hawk (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Street Hawk is an American television series that aired for 13 episodes on ABC in 1985. The series is a Limekiln and Templar Production in association with Universal Television. Its central characters were created by Paul M. Belous and Robert ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, secret identity, adventure, law enforcement, motorcycle chase, chases and races, imaginary, danger, rivalry, escapades, undercover ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 401
Black Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Black Scorpion is an action-crime TV series that aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2001 and in Canada on Space in 2002. The series is based on two Roger Corman movies, Black Scorpion, and the sequel Black Scorpion II: Aftershock. The show focuses on a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, superhero, secret identity, female protagonist, vigilantism, superhuman powers, fighting crime, good versus evil, police detective, escapades, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Thunderstorm: The Return of Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The plot is similarly smorgasbordesque, cobbled together from the vaguely recalled secret origins of most superheroes: average joe, talented inventor, tragic loss, ancient prophecy, immortal intervention, pending apocalypse, flamboyant villain. ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, danger, imaginary, master warrior, superhuman powers, escapades, adventure, good versus evil, legends and myths, rivalry, heroes, norse mythology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.5
 1K
Lightspeed (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Government agent Daniel Leight has his radiation treatments sabotaged. He soon finds that he can now move at super speeds but only by risking metabolic damage which could prove to be fatal. 'Lightspeed' must now use his powers to go after ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, radiation, rivalry, adventure, crimes, danger, super speed, race against time, chases and races, undercover, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%