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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Batman has stopped the reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon his city. Now an old foe wants a reunion and the government wants The Man of Steel to put a stop to Batman.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting, dark, stylized, serious, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret identity, distopia, superhero, police officer, batman, heroes, good versus evil, fighting crime, imaginary, crimes, billionaire, protector, threat, rivalry, master villain, vigilantism, villain, society, heroic mission, comeback, mogul, justice, fight, mutant, disguise ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: usa, soviet union, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, psychotronic and stylized films with plots about good versus evil, superhero, heroes, violence, super strength, fight and martial arts mostly in Action, Animation and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2: Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010), Batman: Year One (2011), Son of Batman (2014), Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993), Superman/Doomsday (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?
Style: stylized, bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, secret identity, gang, batman, mutant, heroic mission, crimes, mortal combat, comeback, middle aged ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Batman faces his ultimate challenge as the mysterious Red Hood takes Gotham City by firestorm. One part vigilante, one part criminal kingpin, Red Hood begins cleaning up Gotham with the efficiency of Batman, but without following the same ethical ...
Style: comic, serious, exciting, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, mysterious character, vigilante, danger, secret identity, vigilantism, crimes, fighting crime, double life, mind game, organized crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: bosnia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Batman: Year One (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Two men come to Gotham City: Bruce Wayne after years abroad feeding his lifelong obsession for justice and Jim Gordon after being too honest a cop with the wrong people elsewhere. After learning painful lessons about the city's corruption on ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, batman, vigilantism, police corruption, origin of hero, danger, gadget, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, partners against crime, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, heroes, crimes, secret identity, fighting crime, master villain, heroic mission, save the day, danger, future dystopia, aging ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Son of Batman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Batman learns that he has a violent, unruly pre-teen son with Talia al Ghul named Damian Wayne who is secretly being raised by Ra's al Ghul and the League of Assassins. When Ra's al Ghul apparently dies after a battle with Deathstroke, ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: superhero, father son reunion, batman, secret identity, vengeance, fighting crime, teenage life, mortal combat, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, master villain ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An old flame of Bruce Wayne's strolls into town, re-heating up the romance between the two. At the same time, a mass murderer with an axe for one hand begins systematically eliminating Gotham's crime bosses. Due to the person's dark ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, double life, vigilantism, good versus evil, old love, millionaire, secret identity, crimes, vengeance, killing off one by one, fighting crime, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Superman/Doomsday (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, danger, secret identity, double life, crime wave, super strength, superhuman powers, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Explore Bruce Wayne's transition from his beginning as a tormented vigilantee to The Dark Knight of a crumbling metropolis with six distinct chapters but intended to be viewed as a whole.
Style: anthology, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, rivalry, lone wolves, danger, justice, heroes, gadget, crime fighter, organized crime, poetic justice ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness. Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland.
Style: suspense, stylized, intense, harsh, comic ...
Plot: superhero, super villain, batman, psychopath, justice, vigilante, cruelty, vigilantism, organized crime, obsession, murder, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Based on the hit video game series, Batman must find a bomb planted by the Joker while dealing with a mysterious team of villains called, The Suicide Squad.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, danger, batman, good versus evil, vengeance, crimes, escapades, master villain, heroes, violence, brutality, murder ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (Deluxe Edition) (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing fifty-five-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl, but does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?
Style: suspenseful, dark, suspense, gothic, bleak ...
Plot: super strength, superhero, batman, super vehicle, double life, justice, heroes, vigilante, gotham city, millionaire, batmobile, dark hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his ‘partner in crime’, Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, talky, comic, atmospheric ...
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, danger, frame up, false accusation, adventure, heroism, save the world, imaginary, save the planet ...
Place: japan, washington d.c., tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When time travel allows a past wrong to be righted for The Flash and his family, the ripples of the event prove disastrous as a fractured, alternate reality now exists where a Justice League never formed, and even Superman is nowhere to be found. ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: superhero, alternate timeline, changing the past or future, save the world, hopes, race against time, time travel, adventure, heroes, danger, chases and races, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: usa, london, washington d.c., paris france, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: When a desperate Mr. Freeze, to save his dying wife, kidnaps Barbara (Batgirl) Gordon as an involuntary organ donor, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, chase, kidnapping, race against time, heroes, submarine, danger, crimes, chases and races, undercover, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with superhuman powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, save the world, save the day, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, fighting crime, superhuman powers, batman, master villain, adventure, heroic mission ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Superman vs. The Elite (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Plot: superhuman, superhero, superhero team, anti hero, anti heroes, super strength, heroes, danger, imaginary, escapades, superman character, justice ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, manchester, manchester england, tokyo, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Mars. Days before Halloween 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger, even more devastating biochemical attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture ...
Style: atmospheric, witty, surreal, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, mars, danger, good versus evil, outer space, anti heroes, anti hero, martial arts, bounty hunter, vengeance, partners ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Batman vs. Dracula (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Gotham City is terrorized not only by recent escapees Joker and Penguin, but by the original creature of the night, Dracula! Can Batman stop the ruthless vampire before he turns everyone in the city, including The Caped Crusader, Joker and Penguin, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, teens, horror for children
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, heroic mission, crimes, supernatural, fighting crime, rivalry, danger, deadly, imaginary, dracula ...
Time: 2000s
Place: transylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A new vigilante, Batwoman, is wreaking havoc in Gotham City. The dynamic duo must discover her true identity.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, dark hero, good versus evil, secret identity, revenge, adventure, fighting crime, heroic mission, escapades, crimes, save the world, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Death of Superman (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a hulking monster emerges from an underground resting place and begins a mindless rampage, the Justice League is quickly called in to stop the colossal force of nature. But it soon becomes apparent that only Superman can stand against the ...
Style: psychotronic, captivating, serious, intense, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, heroism, giant, giant creature, superman character, super strength, secret identity, giant monster, alien monster, race against time, creature, good versus evil ...
Place: paris france, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham.
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vigilantism, murder, superhero, heroic mission, fighting crime, crimes, secret identity, future dystopia, teenage life, danger, undercover, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2010s, 21st century, year 2019
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Justice League: War (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The world is under attack by an alien armada led by the powerful Apokoliptian, Darkseid. A group of superheroes consisting of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Cyborg, and Shazam must set aside their differences and gather ...
Style: comic, serious, exciting, entertaining, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, battlefield, superhero, save the world, batman, superhuman speed, space and aliens, chases and races, superhuman powers, danger, escapades, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Superman: Red Son (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the thick of the Cold War, Red Son introduces us to a Superman who landed in the USSR during the 1950s and grows up to become a Soviet symbol that fights for the preservation of Stalin’s brand of communism.
Style: suspense, serious, psychotronic, adult animation, surprise ending
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: violence, monster, super villain, alien, superhuman powers, superhero, revenge, human alien, destruction, symbolism, humanoid alien, reporter ...
Time: year 1983, 80s, year 1946, year 1967, 50s ...
Place: russia, washington d.c., south korea, moscow russia, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Justice League: Doom (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An adaptation of Mark Waid's "Tower of Babel" story from the JLA comic. Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, super strength, immortality, space station, heroes, alien, superhuman powers, uninhibited rivalry, world domination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heroic version of Lex Luthor from an alternate universe appears to recruit the Justice League to help save his Earth from the Crime Syndicate, an evil version of the League. What ensues is the ultimate battle of good versus evil in a war that ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, save the world, parallel world, adventure, good versus evil, superhero team, escapades, superhuman powers, super weapon, race against time, imaginary, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Batman vs. Robin (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Damian Wayne is having a hard time coping with his father's "no killing" rule. Meanwhile, Gotham is going through hell with threats such as the insane Dollmaker, and the secretive Court of Owls.
Style: exciting, harsh, suspense, futuristic, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: batman, superhero, father son relationship, cult, secret society, vigilantism, vigilante, dark hero, betrayal, assassin, mythology, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Joker goes to Metropolis with an offer and plan to kill Superman for Lex Luthor while Batman pursues the clown to Superman's turf
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: super villain, superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, duel, heist, secret identity, crimes, crime, killer clown, save the day, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
All-Star Superman (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Lex Luthor enacts his plan to rid the world of Superman, once and for all. Succeeding with solar radiation poisoning, the Man of Steel is slowly dying. With what little times remains, the Last Son of Krypton must confront the revealing of his secret ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, save the world, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, heroic mission, death of protagonist, good versus evil, space and aliens, adventure, dishonesty, master villain, imaginary ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Batman Beyond (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: 20 years after Bruce Wayne hung up his cowl, his secret is discovered by troubled teen Terry McGinnis. After McGinnis' father is murdered by the man who now controls Wayne Enterprises, McGinnis is fitted into a high-tech Bat suit by Bruce ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, futuristic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, heroes, vigilantism, villain, heroic mission, vengeance, imaginary, lone wolves, master villain, crimes, undercover ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, 2010s, year 2019
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%