Movies and TV shows like Legion

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Legion (2017)
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Legion (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.
Style: bleak, tense, exciting, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, reality vs fantasy, mutant, memory, unreliable narrator, psychological thriller, schizophrenia, telekinesis, telepathy, blood, mental institution, mental illness, friendship, escapades, superhuman, adventure, teleportation, hallucinations, schizophrenic, power, super powers
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Legion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about superhero, escapades, heroes, danger, rivalry, supernatural power and good versus evil mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Legion: Doom Patrol (2019), Titans (2018), Watchmen (2019), Bionic Woman (2007), The Tomorrow People (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Doom Patrol (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to ...
Style: futuristic, psychological, bleak, ironic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, outcast, androids and robots, superhero, tragedy, wheelchair bound, shrinking, split personality, talking robot, tragic event, villain, therapy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.9
 52K
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, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superheroine, superhero, secret identity, friendship, road trip, supernatural ability, teenage superhero, villain, murder, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 8.0
 51K
Watchmen (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Television series based on the comic-book 'Watchmen', which was published by DC Comics in 1986 - 1987.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, bleak, suspense
Plot: superhero, team, anti hero, superhero team, heroes, racial slur, masked superhero, police officer, racial tension, fight, racial discrimination, masked hero ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 8K
Bionic Woman (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bionic Woman is an American science fiction television drama that aired in 2007, which was created by David Eick, under NBC Universal Television Group, GEP Productions, and David Eick Productions. The series was a re-imagining of the original ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, light, tense, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, double life, investigation, superhuman powers, superhuman, secret agents, siblings relations, family relations, experiment, surgery, rescue, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Tomorrow People (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, supernatural ability, teleportation, psychic, telekinesis, supernatural, youth, young people, young heroes, good versus evil, telepathy, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
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31%
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, adventure, danger, family, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, death, gay, time travel, society, fight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
 6.0
 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: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, rivalry, danger, undercover, experiment gone awry ...
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50%
 7.4
 29K
The Gifted (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A suburban couple's ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, super powers, superhero, supernatural ability, supernatural power, parents and children, good versus evil, teamwork, social misfits, hunted, family, prejudice ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Arrow: Blood Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 1 min.
Story: A six episode mini series broadcast online alongside Arrow. Felicity meets Roy and has a special mission for him.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, prodigy, undercover, vigilantism, urban, fighting crime, heroes, crimes, escapades, rivalry, vigilante, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.6
 335K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, heroes, good versus evil, fighting crime, secret identity, lawyer, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, daredevil, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, superhuman powers, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, supernatural, youth, danger, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Two teenagers from very different backgrounds awaken to newly acquired superpowers which mysteriously link them to one another.
Style: captivating, bleak, exciting, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, superhero, teenager, teenage superhero, friendship, supernatural, super strength, youth, teleportation, justice, romancing partners, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 99K
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, secret identity, strong female character, superheroine, super strength, superhuman powers, good versus evil, alien monster, alien, sister sister relationship, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, scientist, false accusation, experiment gone awry, uncontrollable, unstoppable, antidote, danger, mutant, adventure, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 347
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: serious, rough, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, female protagonist, superheroine, superhuman powers, crime, workplace situations, crimes, escapades, imaginary, heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Thundermans (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Meet The Thundermans, a typical suburban family that happens to have astounding superpowers. At the center of the action are the 14-year-old Thunderman twins, who share the same bathroom, the same school, and the same annoying little siblings. Their ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, twins, family relations, young heroes, siblings relations, heroes, superhuman powers, family, eccentric family, youth, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Marvel's Runaways (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other must unite against a common foe – their parents.
Style: captivating, tense, futuristic, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, runaway, superhero team, friendship, youth, parents and children, supernatural ability, teenager, good versus evil, high school, love and romance, alien ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series picks up four years after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day with John and Sarah Connor trying to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, changing the past or future, terminator, escapades, heroes, man versus machine, killer robot, fate of humanity, danger, shooting, unstoppable, computer system ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.3
 16K
Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.
Style: suspense, dark, atmospheric, bleak, tense
Plot: zombie, panic, death, blood, summer, escapades, chaos, survival, mother daughter relationship, apocalypse, escape, army ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 142K
Fantastic Four (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, transformation, superhero, superhero team, imaginary, teleportation, master villain, telekinesis, portal, strong female character, save the world, fighting crime ...
Time: year 2007, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, pentagon, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 107K
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, superhuman powers, good versus evil, fighting crime, danger, crimes, save the day, escapades, master villain, african american, death, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Painkiller Jane (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Painkiller Jane is an American-Canadian science fiction and action television series based on the comic book character of the same name. Airing on the Sci Fi Channel in the US starting April 13, 2007 and Global in Canada, it starred Kristanna Loken ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: chases and races, heroes, escapades, adventure, chaos, deadly, government agency, track down, danger, genetically altered, undercover, superhuman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Eve of Destruction (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Two scientists attempt to discover a new unlimited energy resource, but their experiment is sabotaged by eco-terrorists. A black hole is then formed and could destroy the world ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: danger, chaos and mayhem, heroes, escapades, experiment gone awry, terrorism, chaos, save the world, evil corporation, older man younger woman relationship, black hole, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.4
 487K
X-Men 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker. Storm, Wolverine and Jean Grey must join their usual nemeses – Magneto and Mystique – to unhinge ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, mutant, good versus evil, self sacrifice, assassination attempt, mind control, scientist, professor, bigotry, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, near future, 2000s
Place: usa, canada, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: My Own Worst Enemy is an American television drama that aired on NBC in 2008. It premiered on October 13 and ended on December 15 after 9 episodes. The series was produced by Universal Media Studios. Jason Smilovic was the executive producer; David ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, disorder, split personality, secret agent, undercover, workplace, adventure, suburbs, espionage, danger, dual identity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Middleman (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Middleman is an American television series. The series, which was developed for television by Javier Grillo-Marxuach for ABC Family, is based on the Viper Comics series, The Middleman, created by Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine. The series ran ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, save the world, hidden identity, secret agents, escapades, law enforcement, partners, disorder, danger, rivalry, good versus evil, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.8
 198K
Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, mafia, police station, organized crime, orphan, police detective, corruption, police corruption, batman, gang war, crime, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 39K
Defiance (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Defiance is an American science fiction television show that takes place in the future on a radically transformed Earth containing new species arriving from space. In the show, Joshua Nolan works as the lawman for the town of Defiance, a community ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, stylized, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, alien, escapades, enemy, danger, law enforcement, ex military, survival, mayor, interspecies romance, vehicle, humanoid alien ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 37K
Torchwood (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. The series is a spin-off from the 2005 revival of the long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who. Torchwood follows the exploits of a small team of alien ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, homosexual, supernatural, paranormal investigation, heroic mission, investigation, adventure, heroes, team, alien encounter, escapades, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 26K
Roswell (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Bizarre things start happening in the little New Mexico town where UFOs were spotted in 1947. Cut to 1999, when a cute high-school student saves the life of a teenage waitress. Surrounded by cliques of clever, angst-filled classmates, the two form a ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, alien, ufo, fish out of water, uncover truth, love and romance, disorder, alien encounter, friendship, space and aliens, supernatural, cover up ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%