Movies like The Dark Knight Rises

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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, suspense, suspenseful, talky, stylized, twists and turns, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, secret identity, chaos and mayhem, explosion, police detective, batman, terrorist, criminal underworld, destruction, chaos, nuclear threat, crime fighter, exile, mayor, villain, double life, dark hero, enemy, henchman, tunnel, captain, gadget, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, italy, pentagon

Most similar movies to The Dark Knight Rises

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, surprise ending, psychotronic and suspenseful films with plots about fight, heroes, violence, chase, fight scenes, fistfight and explosion mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Dark Knight Rises: Batman Begins (2005), Spider-Man (2002), The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), The Avengers (2012), Batman (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, heroes, batman, organized crime, double life, good versus evil, master villain, rivalry, moral dilemma, super villain, dark hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 1.3M
Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal ...
Style: dark, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, heroes, batman, disguise, fighting crime, haunted by the past, undercover, crime fighter, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: usa, africa, himalaya, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 669K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, super villain, experiment, experiment gone awry, double life, courage, master villain, transformation, imaginary, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: comic, exciting, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, justice, save the world, batman, imaginary, dark hero, heroes, weapons, flying man, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., tijuana mexico, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, comic, reboot ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, good versus evil, experiment, mad scientist, genetic engineering, transformation, teenage superhero, fighting crime, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 1.2M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, monster, superhuman powers, save the world, imaginary, heroic mission, giant, alien invasion, teamwork, costumed hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 328K
Batman (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker, who has seized control of Gotham's underworld.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, double life, good versus evil, psychopath, millionaire, injury, secret identity, gadget, district attorney, butler, haunted by the past, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s ...
Style: serious, stylized, intense, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, vigilantism, fighting crime, protector, double life, save the day, imaginary, teenage life, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, courage, heroism, adventure, army, one man army, disney, heroic mission, world war two, soldier, good versus evil ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1942
Place: new york, usa, italy, london, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 911K
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, technology, prodigy, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, self sacrifice, terrorism, weapon system, millionaire, androids and robots, weapons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, malibu california, usa, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, political thriller, rivalry, danger, betrayal, friendship, mission, soldier, gadget, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 732K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, adventure, vengeance, hotshot hero, rivalry, danger, escapades, heroes, millionaire, betrayal, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: tennessee, malibu california, miami, pakistan, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 672K
Man of Steel (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation ...
Style: comic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, secret identity, double life, family relations, imaginary, superhuman, alien invasion, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 229K
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, comic, light, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, date night, teens
Plot: superhero, psychologist, good versus evil, partner, secret identity, district attorney, millionaire, batman, crime, crimes, superhuman powers, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: transformation, scientist, superhuman powers, superhero, giant, mutant, on the run, experiment gone awry, creature, adventure, military, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, rio de janeiro, usa, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, master villain, superhuman powers, save the world, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhero team, man versus machine, imaginary, heroic mission, rivalry, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, new york, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, experiment, rage, scientist, heroes, army, vengeance, boxer, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, ohio, new orleans, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 545K
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, humorous, light, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, technology, imaginary, shrinking, miniaturization, ant, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, chase, dark hero, survival, danger, apocalypse, desert, distopia, dark future, brutality ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, mission, conspiracy, heroic mission, villain, escapades, heroes, terrorist plot, cia agent, secret agents, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, london, europe, morocco, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to ...
Style: exciting, comic, entertaining, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, danger, military, soldier, heroic mission, revenge, future dystopia, terrorist, government, attack, person on fire, treason ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1600s
Place: egypt, moscow russia, japan, france, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 615K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, spy, secret agent, james bond, 007, british secret service, secret service, explosion, british intelligence, secret service agent, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: china, turkey, england, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 484K
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains – including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, butler, jealousy, self sacrifice, friendship, rivalry, spider, amnesia, sand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 228K
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: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, crime fighter, batman, fighting crime, superhuman powers, undercover, crimes, super vehicle, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, year 1997, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: suspense, comic, exciting, epic, psychotronic ...
Plot: apocalypse, mutant, superhero team, superhero, world domination, immortality, comics, transformation, teleportation, betrayal, mentor, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1983, 2010s
Place: egypt, poland, west berlin west germany, sydney australia, east berlin east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged battle to end his reign of terror and prevent global pandemonium.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret service, chase, espionage, spy, gadget, race against time, secret agents, undercover, world domination, 007, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: china, hamburg germany, england, hong kong, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 198K
Get Smart (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, secret agents, spy, unlikely partners, surveillance, top secret, romancing partners, treason, goofy hero, save the day, chases and races, traitor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, russia, washington d.c., usa, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 2K
Silver Hawk (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michelle Yeoh plays Lulu Wong, a much-idolised rock star and philanthropist by day, and a super heroine, Silver Hawk, who fights injustice in skin-tight black leather outfit as her alter-ego. Richie Ren plays police detective Richman, who has an ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, undercover, crimes, daring rescue, martial arts, superhero, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, escapades, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego ...
Style: comic, entertaining, exciting, suspense, reboot ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, costumed hero, teenager, teenage life, moral dilemma, school, rescue, battle, battles, good versus evil, threat ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., coney island brooklyn new york city, usa, berlin germany, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 527K
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still ...
Style: sincere, exciting, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, scientist, double life, mad scientist, good versus evil, defamation, student, photographer, doctor, tentacle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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