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, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, batman, secret identity, chaos and mayhem, explosion, double life, police detective, tragic villain, nuclear threat, disguise, terrorist, terrorism, criminal underworld, villainess, tragic hero, villain, dark hero, vengeance, danger, destruction, chaos, fighting crime, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, italy, pentagon

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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 death, heroes, chase, fight, fight scenes, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Dark Knight Rises: Batman Begins (2005), Batman (1989), Iron Man (2008), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009). 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, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, double life, batman, good versus evil, organized crime, rivalry, super villain, dark hero, psychopath, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, batman, heroes, haunted by the past, disguise, fighting crime, undercover, crime fighter, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: usa, tibet, africa, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 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, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, batman, dark hero, superman character, save the world, vigilante, super speed, justice, imaginary, super strength ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., africa, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychotronic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, courage, heroism, adventure, disney, heroes, army, one man army, super soldier, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, alps, big ben london, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 340K
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: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, dark ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, batman, good versus evil, secret identity, heroes, psychopath, district attorney, millionaire, disfigurement, dual identity, crime fighter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s, future
Place: usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 944K
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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, adventure, heroes, prodigy, weapon system, self sacrifice, good versus evil, intelligence, terrorism, millionaire, androids and robots ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, malibu california, usa, middle east, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, South Africa, USA
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, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chase, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, survival, apocalypse, distopia, dark hero, danger, anti hero, car chase, car ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, genetically altered, rage, experiment, scientist, army, good versus evil, vengeance ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, ohio, las vegas, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 431K
The Wolverine (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Wolverine faces his ultimate nemesis - and tests of his physical, emotional, and mortal limits - in a life-changing voyage to modern-day Japan.
Style: exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, mutant, samurai, good versus evil, sword fight, chase, haunted by the past, fistfight, martial arts ...
Time: year 1945, 2010s, future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 1.3M
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, captivating, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, imaginary, teamwork, save the world, heroic mission, giant, evil alien, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 690K
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, psychotronic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, transformation, experiment, good versus evil, double life, disguise, heroes, courage, experiment gone awry, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, apocalypse, dystopic future, post apocalypse, man versus machine, androids and robots, save the world, army, cyberpunk, killer robot, technology gone awry, destiny ...
Time: future, year 2003, 2000s, near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, teenage superhero, good versus evil, super powers, transformation, genetic engineering, experiment, vigilante, mad scientist, super villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 759K
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, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, vengeance, hotshot hero, rivalry, escapades, danger, billionaire, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, year 2012, 90s ...
Place: malibu california, california, tennessee, america, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: family outing, boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, fighting crime, protector, vigilantism, double life, save the day, imaginary, teenage life, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 693K
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, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, secret identity, space and aliens, double life, imaginary, family relations, superhuman, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, super soldier, superhuman powers, mission, shield, soldier, adventure, hand to hand combat, hi-tech, patriotism, protector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, superhuman powers, scientist, superhero, mutant, giant, on the run, chase, experiment gone awry, chaos, super soldier, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, rio de janeiro, usa, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 574K
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, serious, psychotronic, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, dark hero, technology, imaginary, miniaturization, escapades, heroes, inventions and discoveries, danger, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1989
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 632K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Turkey
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: exciting, captivating, suspense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, james bond, chases and races, spy, secret agent, 007, spy hero, explosion, british secret service, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, turkey, england, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 236K
Batman Forever (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, psychologist, batman, good versus evil, partner, secret identity, millionaire, district attorney, crimes, fighting crime, superhuman powers, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 6.2
 501K
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, sentimental, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, double life, friendship, heroes, jealousy, amnesia, transformation, super powers, genetically altered, character change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.8
 235K
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, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, crime fighter, fighting crime, undercover, superhuman powers, rivalry, crimes, crime, super vehicle ...
Time: 20th century, year 1997, twentieth century, 1990s, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia, espionage, secret agents, mission, conspiracy, hand to hand combat, heroic mission, villain, undercover, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, london, vienna, morocco, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 546K
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, sentimental, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, date night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, super villain, double life, scientist, mad scientist, disguise, student, good versus evil, science, friendship, teenage hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, entertaining, serious, comic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, danger, military, soldier, heroic mission, chaos, terrorist, government, attack, revenge, gunfight, world domination ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1600s
Place: japan, egypt, washington d.c., france, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, gunfight, bomb, explosion, gold, deception, police officer, race against time, lone hero, police, puzzle, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, quarry, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, quebec, harlem, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, humorous, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, master villain, save the world, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhero team, androids and robots, imaginary, graphic violence, artificial intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, africa, new york, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 386K
Spectre (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Austria, Mexico, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, james bond, spy, espionage, secret service, british secret service, danger, undercover, 007, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, rome italy, sahara desert, mexico city, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
X-Men: First Class (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, supernatural power, superhero, superhuman powers, teenage superhero, supernatural, superhuman, team, save the day, escapades, training ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1962 ...
Place: oxford university, usa, eastern europe, poland, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%