Movies and TV shows like 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, fighting crime, adventure, save the day, danger, urban, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, superhuman speed, life changing experience, loss of mother, undercover, superhuman powers, heroes, imaginary, working undercover, loss of sibling, research, fictional city, 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 heroes, superhero, escapades, imaginary, danger, adventure and rivalry mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Flash: Daredevil (2015), Supergirl (2015), Steel (1997), Luke Cage (2016), Iron Fist (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.0
 256K
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, serious, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, time travel, save the world, save the day, speed, superhuman speed, imaginary, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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92%
 8.7
 315K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, secret identity, lawyer, danger, fighting crime, crimes, heroes, undercover, superhuman powers, daredevil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 90K
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, light, entertaining, emotional, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, secret identity, good versus evil, superhuman powers, strong female character, super strength, alien, sister sister relationship, supervillain, alien race, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.8
 10K
Steel (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, secret identity, superhuman powers, fighting crime, crimes, escapades, heroes, undercover, heroic mission, good versus evil, military, soldier ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 97K
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, master villain, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the day, danger, fighting crime, crimes, escapades, african american, violence, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 94K
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, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, superhuman powers, heroes, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, save the day, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, androids and robots, superhuman powers, chases and races, escapades, investigation, crimes, government agency, superior, espionage, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superheroine, superhero, master villain, secret identity, adventure, superhuman powers, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 30K
The A-Team (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series, running from 1983 to 1987, about a fictional group of ex United States Army Special Forces personnel who work as soldiers of fortune, while on the run from the Army after being branded as ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, righting the wronged, mercenary, adventure, ex soldier, chases and races, off the grid, improvised weapon, commando, escapades, good versus evil, vietnam war veteran ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, superhero, crimes, villain, superhuman powers, heroes, supernatural, friendship, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 15K
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, master villain, estate, adventure, fighting crime, crimes, crime, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 932
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: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, secret identity, adventure, superhuman powers, teenage life, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: superhuman speed, answering machine message, popcorn, brainwashing, police officer shot, psychotic, mannequin, laughing gas, answering machine, screaming woman, fake moustache, obsessive love ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 6K
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
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, secret identity, superheroine, undercover, island, adventure, superhuman powers, fighting crime, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 2K
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: secret identity, superhero, adventure, fighting crime, escapades, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, mysterious character, chases and races, danger, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 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: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, secret identity, adventure, vigilante, good versus evil, jungle, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, fighting crime, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 25K
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, stylized, suspenseful, tense, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: a.i., fighting crime, car chase, chases and races, adventure, talking car, heroic mission, working undercover, armored vehicle, partners, friendship, lone hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 362K
Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, fighting crime, double life, vigilantism, millionaire, righting the wronged, undercover, rivalry, martial arts, young man, masked vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting, based on radio show
Plot: superhero, martial arts, secret identity, vigilantism, district attorney, cult, crime, fighting crime, crimes, heroes, friendship, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 64K
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, undercover, special agents, adventure, danger, escapades, government agency, tough girl, female agent, hand to hand combat, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Meteor Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about fifteen minutes. Now his friends and family want him to protect ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, anti heroes, street gang, music teacher, fighting crime, escapades, heroes, disorder, family, gang, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.1
 165K
Jessica Jones (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, imaginary, superhero, female protagonist, lawyer, investigation, danger, drunk, violence, super powers, adventure, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Secret Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: My Secret Identity was a Canadian television series starring Jerry O'Connell and Derek McGrath. Originally broadcast from October 9, 1988 – May 25, 1991 on CTV in Canada, the series also aired in syndication in the United States. The series ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, mad scientist, adventure, secret identity, laboratory, superhuman powers, young heroes, teenage life, escapades, heroes, imaginary, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
The Bionic Woman (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After fully recovering from her near fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, androids and robots, secret identity, danger, investigation, escapades, government agency, chases and races, superheroine, undercover, female protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 21K
The Shadow (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, adventure, vigilante, heroic mission, hypnosis, superhuman powers, danger, undercover ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, tibet, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Incredible Hulk (1978)
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, sentimental, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, scientist, false accusation, adventure, mutant, uncontrollable, danger, save the day, experiment gone awry, life is a bitch, antidote ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, martial arts, master villain, adventure, master warrior, young heroes, fighting crime, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.7
 211K
Batman & Robin (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze plans to put Gotham City on ice, while Ivy tries to drive a wedge between ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: superhero, crime fighter, double life, good versus evil, secret identity, master villain, superhuman powers, fighting crime, crime, undercover, vigilante, batman ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, twentieth century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, journalism, undercover, newspaper, adventure, superhuman powers, romance, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 490
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, jazz, adventure, superhuman powers, fighting crime, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, jazz musician, policewoman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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