Movies like Spider-Man Strikes Back

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Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978)
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Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the New York State University, one of Peter Parker's tutors has accidentally given three students all the materials they need to create an atomic bomb. While Peter Parker tries to find out what's happened, the police suspect him of the crime, and Peter has to deal with an attractive journalist determined to get an interview with Spider-Man. Then dastardly millionaire Mr. White shows up, and will stop at nothing to get his hands on the atomic bomb. Spider-Man must defeat this scheming villain and stop him blowing up the World Trade Centre.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: police, millionaire, journalist, university, atomic bomb, superhero, student, extortion, spider man character, world trade center manhattan new york city, police officer, peter parker character
Time: 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Spider-Man Strikes Back

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, exciting, humorous and semi serious films with plots about superhero, heroes, police, rivalry, good versus evil, superhuman powers and imaginary mostly in Action, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Spider-Man Strikes Back: The Amazing Spider-Man (1977), A Gnome Named Gnorm (1990), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), Dr. Strange (1978), Creating Rem Lezar (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When an extortionist threatens to force a multi-suicide unless a huge ransom is paid, only Peter Parker can stop him with his new powers as Spider-Man.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: superhero, clairvoyance, peter parker character, spider man character, mutant
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two episodes of the TV series "Spider Man" edited together and released as a feature.
Plot: murder, trust, assassin, doctor, photograph, surgery, subway, chinese, eyes, driving, decision, coward ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Gnome Named Gnorm (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gnorm is just an average Gnome. But he wants to impress the lady Gnomes by doing something heroic. So he steals the Gnome's magic stones to expose them to sunlight to recharge them. When he gets to the surface, (Gnome's live deep ...
Plot: gnome, police, murder mystery, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: greek mythology, superhero, strong female lead, female protagonist, princess, superheroine, warner bros, wonder woman character, costume, costumed hero
Time: 80s, year 1984
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 2K
Dr. Strange (1978)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A psychiatrist becomes the new Sorcerer Supreme of the Earth in order to battle an evil Sorceress from the past.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sorcerer, cat, fireplace, demon, old woman, superhero, seduction, pushed from height, good versus evil, physical exam, camera shot of bare feet, psychiatric ward ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Creating Rem Lezar (1989)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Zack and Ashlee discover the meaning of true friendship when they create an imaginary friend, the superhero Rem Lezar.
Style: educational
Plot: children, family, face, fear, superhero, world trade center manhattan new york city, friendship, love, locket, disembodied head, art, mannequin ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bank president in a small California town isn't quite the upstanding citizen he appears to be--he's a corrupt killer, who has just kidnapped the wife and daughter of the local sheriff.
Plot: police officer, corruption, kidnapping, sheriff, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Chosen One: Legend of the Raven (1998)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a serial killer mysteriously and savagely murders a young native woman in rural Los Angeles County, her sister McKenna (Carmen Electra) must replace her as the keeper of an amulet, the sacred crescent. Reluctantly, McKenna accepts the role of ...
Style: futuristic, rough, sexy, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, serial killer, deadly, heroes, danger, escapades, crimes, good versus evil, rivalry, battles, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: gothic, stylized, exciting, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, training, magic, apprentice, magical, adventure, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, sorcerer, chosen one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2010 ...
Place: new york, usa, britain, egypt, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Darna, Kuno...? (1979)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Comedy
Country: Philippines
Story: A (male) cab driver is transformed into a (female) superhero.
Plot: spacecraft, parody, superheroine, alien, pregnancy, superhero, socks
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Incredible Hulk Returns (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. David Banner meets a former student, who has a magical hammer that summons Thor, a Norse god who is prevented from entering Valhalla. When the two superheroes stop feuding long enough to breathe, they are a team unmatched by any of their enemies.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, escapades, imaginary, disorder, chaos, righting the wronged, mutant, battles, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 440K
Hancock (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, villain, anti hero, anti heroes, memory loss, alcohol abuse, impossible love, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 271K
Batman Returns (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces the Penguin - a warped and deformed individual who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping him become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, gothic, intense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: villain, double life, dark hero, superhero, superhuman powers, super villain, corruption, vigilante, crime fighter, violence, businessman, secretary ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ 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: super strength, balloon, kidnapping, city, superhero, double life, toy store, damsel in distress, reporter, fatal attraction, coercion, screaming woman ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Eternals (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: The story of a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: superhero, supernatural, god, ancient, lgbt, super strength, superheroine, superhuman, marvel entertainment, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 7K
Super Fuzz (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dave Speed is no ordinary Miami cop--he is an irradiated Miami cop who has developed super powers. Unfortunately, he doesn't quite know how to use them and this gets him in trouble with his long-suffering partner. Red powder from a nuclear ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, idiotic, nostalgic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: heroes, superhero, police, superhuman powers, society, law enforcement, crimes, nothing goes right, buddies, crime, gangsters, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Legend of Nin Nin Ninja Hattori (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kanzo Hattori, an apprentice Ninja, leaves his home town of Iga for his final training. He must go to the city of Edo (Tokyo), and the first person he meets shall be his master, whom he must protect with his life, whilst upholding the ninja code. ...
Plot: family relations, martial arts, ninja, comic hero, murder, police, time travel
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 362
Tiger Claws II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Released five years after the first installment, Tiger Claws II finds Yeung's martial arts serial killer, Chong, busted out of jail by a team of heavies in the employ of gangster Dai Lo Fu and whisked across the country to San Fransisco's ...
Plot: policewoman, police officer killed, martial art, kung fu, police officer, martial arts, policewoman killing, police
Place: new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 536K
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: family outing, kids, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, scientist, double life, mad scientist, good versus evil, photographer, defamation, student, death, science ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Green Hornet (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chinese reporter (Esther Kwan) attempts to find out the identity of a masked crime-fighter.
Plot: secret identity, superhero, masked hero, mask, colonel, captain, police captain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.7
 266
Pizza Man (2011)
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pizzeria employee who is shot during a robbery, acquires self-healing powers when he eats a genetically-altered tomato and must prevent corporate villains from stealing the formula.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, rivalry, super strength, experiment, pizza delivery boy, scientist, mother son relationship, imaginary, tied feet, pizza ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 2.1
 959
Sinister Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a supernatural cult threatens Earth, Alice must assemble a team of fairy tale villains to face the literal forces of Death.
Plot: superhero, villainess, villain, parody, death, violence, jail cell, gunfight, grim reaper, shoot out
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 197
The Spirit (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A legally dead police detective decides to battle crime as a masked superhero.
Style: cult film
Plot: superhero, water thrown in face, disguise, museum, bikini, newspaper headline, mask, presumed dead, sword fight, waterfront, taxi, cemetery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 19K
Underdog (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.
Style: feel good, not serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, talking dog, dog, good versus evil, rescue, experiment, adventure, fighting crime, animal life, research laboratory, mad scientist, genetics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.0
 2K
Cross (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Given incredible power by an ancient Celtic Cross. Callan continues to fight evil... Now, joined by a team of weapons experts, Callan battles an unstoppable empire in Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, fighting crime, good versus evil, superhero, save the day, supernatural, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, escapades, evil empire, vigilantism, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Black Scorpion II: Aftershock (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Darcy is back on the force, but still fights on as the Black Scorpion because "it's in her nature." This time, she fights Gangster Prankster; and a new villian emerges when the Mayor tries to protect his federal earthquake relief ...
Plot: superhero, police, super villainess, earthquake, superheroine, deathtrap, saved from hanging, camp, hanging, babe scientist
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the 'secret' about Santa a long time ago. But after ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, miraculous event, santa claus, holiday, hopes, friendship, department store, family, fairy, family relations, youth, single parent ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 23K
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: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, atomic bomb, heroic mission, undercover, danger, vigilante, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, asia, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, youth, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, danger, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Harry Griswald is a NYPD cop who is possessed with the spirit of a great Kabuki master. This has made him 'the chosen one' to do battle with 'the evil one'. He is also out to do good deeds and fight crime in the name of the law. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, police, superhero spoof, master villain, police detective, toxic, disorder, danger, rivalry, imaginary, escapades ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%