Movies like Spider-Man Strikes Back

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Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978)
 5.5
 663
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.
Plot: atomic bomb, millionaire, journalist, police, university, world trade center manhattan new york city, extortion, superhero, student
Place: manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to Spider-Man Strikes Back

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, semi serious and light films with plots about heroes, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, fantasy world, adventure and good versus evil mostly in Action, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Spider-Man Strikes Back: The Amazing Spider-Man (1977), A Gnome Named Gnorm (1990), Pizza Man (2011), Underdog (2007), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: trust, doctor, assassin, bridge, surgery, car, driving, uncle, ambulance, government, eyes, computer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: clairvoyance, superhero, mutant
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
59%
 4.1
 241
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: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, experiment, imaginary, rivalry, pizza delivery boy, tied feet, pizza, tomato, scientist, university
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 18K
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, family, dog, laboratory, mad scientist, experiment, flying, rescue, adventure, genetic engineering, superhuman powers, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, witch, training, wizards and magicians, magical, apprentice, adventure, dragon, supernatural ability, chosen one, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, middle ages ...
Place: new york, usa, britain, egypt, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Terminator Woman (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two LA cops, Julie and Jay, must return Marsalas to Africa to stand trial as the chief state witness against international villain Alex Gatelee. Gatelee, into everything from gold smuggling to female slave trade, hijacks the party. In a vicious ...
Plot: police, criminal, witness, motorcycle chase, martial arts, partner, drug lord, kickboxing, sexploitation, gold
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ 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: semi serious, rough, futuristic, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, vengeance, danger, heroes, rivalry, serial killer, apocalypse, heroic mission, battles, good versus evil, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Hiroshima Maiden (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: "You have to think about whether they're really your friends," Johnny's dad says when Johnny talks to him about the grief his pals have been giving him lately. The other boys haven't exactly tried to understand why Dad ...
Plot: atomic bomb, fbi, post world war two, surgery, racism, prejudice, japanese girl, spy, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, friend, friendship ...
Time: 1950s
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Through the Magic Pyramid (1981)
Genre: Action, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lad finds himself magically sent back to ancient Egypt where he and the young King Tut team up to stop their evil and overly ambitious elders.
Plot: boy, horse riding, horse, dog, time traveler, time travel, children, killing an animal, animal attack, tomb, back in time, bloodhound ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 477
Magic Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack Carlisle is a disillusioned 13-year old boy. His mother is always away at work since his father left. He decides to run away, as his mom won't miss him. As he is ready to leave, his nanny, convinces him to read this 'magic book'. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, pirate, nanny, mermaid, adventure, adventurer, mischievous children, family, young heroes, teenage life, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Alone for Christmas (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a family visits Grandma's house on Christmas Eve, they leave their dog at home alone. And when burglars try to take the presents from under the tree, the dog must use every trick it knows to stop them.
Style: humorous, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: talking dog, isolation, criminal heroes, home alone, dog, crimes, heroes, family, christmas, car accident, bulldog, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, chosen one, destiny, young heroes, save the world, master warrior, heroic mission, heroes, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.1
 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, danger, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, fighting crime, save the day, save the world, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 243K
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, exciting, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, family outing
Plot: double life, superhero, corruption, dark hero, vigilante, violence, superhuman powers, good versus evil, super villain, crime fighter, bird cage, christmas tree ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 6K
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, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, police, flying man, crime, nothing goes right, police investigation, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, society, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jacob Two Two Meets The Hooded Fang is about a young boy who strives to be heard. He is nicknamed "Two-Two" for having to say things twice to be heard. One day, he decided to buy the groceries for his parents. There is a misunderstanding ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, prison, store, losing-it hero, single parent, family, on the run, adventure, death in the family, showbiz, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 1K
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.
Plot: sorcerer, fireplace, magical ring, psychiatric ward, mind control, superhero, television, seduction, nurse, psychiatrist, doctor, pushed from height ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 140K
Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: light, dark
Plot: police, elf, magic, buddy cop, urban fantasy, corrupt cop, lens flare, resurrection, gang, fairy, utopia, punk ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Basilisk: The Serpent King (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two millennia ago, a Lybian king has a basilisk (snake-shaped dragon), which petrifies people, subjected to the same fate with a golden scepter during a solar eclipse. Both these and several victims are dug up by modern archaeologist Harrison ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: university, gory, ancient mystery, curses spells and rituals, danger, college, escapades, dangerous animal, soldier, destiny, deadly, heroes ...
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 321
Delta Heat (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An L.A. cop investigates the death of his partner in the swamps of Louisiana. Enlisting the help of an ex-cop who lost his hand to an alligator many years before.
Plot: police, swamp, police shootout, claw, gunfight, cat, action violence, police officer, buddy cop, ex cop, neo noir, pistol ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations -- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano -- were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, superhero, adventure, school, family, mischievous children, social misfits, imaginary friend, outcast, supernatural ability, young heroes, parents and children ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, espionage, secret agents, family, master villain, adventure, vengeance, heroic mission, dog, save the world, good versus evil, talking animals ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
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, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: holiday, christmas, santa claus, family, single parent, store, friendship, department store, new love, parents and children, fish out of water, hopes ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 213K
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: superhero, psychologist, partner, falling down stairs, millionaire, violence, criminal, tommy gun, tied up, disfigurement, district attorney, rose ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Wizards of the Lost Kingdom (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Simon, son of the king, must flee when the empire is overthrown by the evil Shurka. Schooled in the arts of magic, he must find the Ring of Magic and the Sword of Power and defeated the wizard who killed his father. He is joined in his quest by the ...
Plot: sword, kingdom, magic, fantasy world, prince, magical object, death of father, violence, betrayal, teenage boy, battle, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince's wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, battles, righting the wronged, hopes, baboon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, invisibility, mythology, witch, sea monster, owl, greek mythology, good versus evil, swamp, cannibalism, giant bird ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 51K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, puppy, allergy, family, adventure, rivalry, goofy hero, master villain, chase, fight, secret agents, daring rescue ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Captain Sindbad (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After completing his voyages Sindbad the Sailor and his hearty crew have come home to find a palace coup d'etat has occurred and his home city is being run by a brutal dictator played by Pedro Armendariz. He's got designs on the beautiful ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, epic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: magician, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, swashbuckler, sword fight, giant bird, arabian nights, danger, escapades, family, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%