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Last Action Hero (1993)
 6.3
 124K
Last Action Hero (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero and new friend.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, surreal, dark humor, entertaining, offbeat, cult movie cast, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, magic, fantasy world, gunfight, magical object, cartoon cat, child's point of view, ticket, projectionist, heroes, miraculous event, explosions, chase, friends, good versus evil, hopes, imaginary, buddies, escapades, rivalry, real world, tough heroes, violence, car chase, death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993, twentieth century, 80s
Place: new york, los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Last Action Hero

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, entertaining, humorous and stylized films with plots about mentor, transformation, fight scenes, dialogue, chase, rivalry and catastrophe mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Last Action Hero: Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Conan the Destroyer (1984), The Medallion (2003), Red Sonja (1985), Kull the Conqueror (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, chase, good versus evil, kung fu, magic, rescue, airport, mercenary, race against time, chinatown, truck driver ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, warrior, adventure, barbarian, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, master warrior, heroic mission, imaginary, heroes, danger ...
Time: ancient history, twentieth century, year 1984, stone age, prehistoric times ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.2
 36K
The Medallion (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, entertaining, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: interpol, martial arts, rescue, police detective, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, master villain, danger, immortality, chase, kidnapping ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.1
 35K
Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, vengeance, supernatural, obsessive quest, heroic mission, escapades, chases and races, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, crimes ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Kull the Conqueror (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A barbarian named Kull becomes ruler after defeating the old king in battle, thus receiving his crown. But direct heirs of the king, trying to topple Kull and regain the throne, bring an old witch queen Akivasha back to life. Their plan backfires, ...
Style: exciting, offbeat, serious, awful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, sword fight, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, righting the wronged, vengeance, imaginary kingdom, demons, evil queen, sorceress ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: ninja, master warrior, martial arts, superhero, mutation, good versus evil, vigilante, supernatural, turtle, terrorist, sewer, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, warrior, wizards and magicians, queen, scientist, king, good versus evil, villain, creature, prince, norse mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, england, dungeon, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Bulletproof Monk (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious and immortal Tibetan kung fu master, who has spent the last 60 years traveling around the world protecting the ancient Scroll of the Ultimate, mentors a selfish street kid in the ancient intricacies of kung fu.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monk, martial arts, prophecy, heroes, injection, knife fight, scroll, good versus evil, adventure, culture clash, master warrior, anti heroes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1943
Place: tibet, usa, san francisco, asia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.4
 46K
I Spy (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agent, kidnapping, undercover, race against time, daring rescue, special agents, secret agents, master villain, buddies, escapades, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: budapest, washington d.c., budapest hungary, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 218K
Batman Forever (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side. And Edward Nygma, ...
Style: stylized, light, comic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, psychologist, good versus evil, partner, secret identity, millionaire, district attorney, batman, crime, superhuman powers, fighting crime, dark hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 48K
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he ...
Style: surreal, humorous, entertaining, funny, light ...
Plot: heist, crimes, heroes, adventure, dishonesty, world domination, crime gone awry, master thief, nun, butler, absurdism, leonardo da vinci ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: rome italy, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hercules in New York (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Hercules (Schwarzenegger) is sent to Earth where he finds true love and starts a promising career in the bodybuilder business.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, ridiculous, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: folk hero, superhero, good versus evil, fish out of water, hercules, gangsters, rivalry, time travel, rescue, disorder, obsessive quest, heroes ...
Time: 1960s, twentieth century, year 1969, 20th century, future ...
Place: new york, usa, greece, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.0
 7K
Sidekicks (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Barry is an asthmatic kid having trouble in life. He lives with his father, a computer programmer, in Texas. Barry is struggling to get by in life, dealing with his rough school life, bullies, as well as his health. Barry's only source of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, karate, bully, computer, school, contests and competitions, power relations, friends, adventure, friendship, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dungeons & Dragons (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The classic role-playing game comes to life in this magical adventure. The empire of Izmer is a divided land: Elite magicians called Mages rule while lowly commoners are powerless. When Empress Savina (Thora Birch) vows to bring equality and ...
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, dragon, adventure, palaces castles and temples, danger, master villain, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, family, heroes, save the world, escapades, master villain, alternate reality, save the princess ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, witch, wizards and magicians, training, apprentice, magical, adventure, supernatural ability, chosen one, magic, student, dragon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, middle ages ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 108K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, afterlife, back from the dead, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, ghost, uncover truth, police detective, partners, escapades, gold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 30K
The Phantom (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, superhero, secret identity, phantom, masked hero, adventure, island, heroes, rivalry, heroic mission, master villain, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 60K
Street Fighter (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, gang, street fighter, dictator, hostage, battles, adventure, crimes, heroic mission, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, surprise ending, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, superhuman powers, legends and myths, destiny, adventure, mythology, introspection, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 69K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, scary, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, werewolf, teenagers, small town, escapades, ventriloquist dummy, monster, fantasy world, family, magic, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 95K
The Rundown (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, buddy comedy, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, gold, bounty hunter, adventure, archaeologist, amazon, slavery, trap, fight, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, mine, latin america, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 132K
Commando (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, kidnapping, father, vengeance, mercenary, danger, gunfight, commando, machismo, warrior, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1985
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, surprise ending, surreal ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, supernatural, ocean or sea, journey, curses spells and rituals, danger, friendship, afterlife, immortality, deception ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 462K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, ant, shrinking, miniaturization, dark hero, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, technology, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 13K
The Myth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a fellow scientist asks for Jack's help in locating the mausoleum of China's first emperor, the past collides violently with the present as Jack discovers his amazing visions are based in fact.
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, exciting, meditative ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, reincarnation, exotic locale, adventure, adventurer, good versus evil, heroic mission, master villain, superhero, legends and myths, supernatural, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, india, ancient china, hong kong, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: immortality, friendship, young heroes, martial arts, mentor, good versus evil, teenager, warrior, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, middle ages
Place: china, asia, usa, boston, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 217K
True Lies (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, top secret, terrorism, secret service, marriage, secret agents, surveillance, gunfight, undercover, terrorist plot, truth serum, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, year 1994, 1990s ...
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, fantasy world, adventure, sexy woman, danger, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, adventurer, expedition, chase ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, kenya, africa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.0
 803K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, dark humor, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, mutant, anti heroes, self healing, immortality, escapades, supernatural ability, parody, imaginary, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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