Movies like The Dark Knight 2011

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The Dark Knight (2011)
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The Dark Knight (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by feuding warlords, a group of desperate soldiers hatch a plan to steal a Warlord's treasure and start a new life. Faced with the threat of a horrific death at the hands of the Warlord's executioners, the men escape into a desolate and forbidden land known only as the Shadowlands. Now the men must flee from the Warlord's vicious assassins while defending themselves from the terrifying creatures that inhabit the land.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, supernatural, soldier, against the odds, deadly, deadly creature, knight, monster, sword fight, sword and sorcery, treasure hunt, apocalypse, military, heroes, graphic violence, hopes, master warrior, chaos and mayhem, child, forest, assassin ...
Time: future, middle ages

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Most similar movies to The Dark Knight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, escapades, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, deadly and imaginary mostly in Action, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Dark Knight: Knight of the Dead (2013), Werewolf Warrior (2004), Orcs! (2011), Ancient Warriors (2003), Age of the Dragons (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Knight of the Dead (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hunted by raiders, a band of crusading knights escort the holy grail through a valley of black death where they must hack and slash their way to freedom.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, scary, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, plague, supernatural, survival, heroes, clergy, rivalry, danger, deadly, escapades, gory, holy grail ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Werewolf Warrior (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A werewolf samurai walks the countryside, finding himself in the middle of a village of monsters who feed on human flesh.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, supernatural, rivalry, chaos, mutant, escapades, adventure, heroes, danger, deadly creature, deadly, battles ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Orcs! (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Faced with extinction, two park rangers are forced to defend the national park against hordes of rampaging orcs. Ancient and long forgotten, these orcs are unleashed from the depths of the mountains, and they won't stop until we're all ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, adventure, deadly creature, survival, gory, rivalry, danger, deadly, partners, park ranger, disorder, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Ancient Warriors (2003)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, death, escapades, danger, vengeance, save the day, imaginary, deadly, heroes, bio weapon, master warrior, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Age of the Dragons (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Age of the Dragons is an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. Set in a medieval realm where Captain Ahab and crew hunt dragons for the vitriol that powers their world, Ishmael, a charismatic harpooner and his friend Queequeg ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, deadly, obsessive quest, obsession, rivalry, escapades, unfulfillment, dangerous animal, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Blood of the Samurai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Action Adventure starring Bryan Yamasaki, Shawn Forsythe, Michael Ng
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, mysterious character, heroes, supernatural, adventure, vengeance, gory, escapades, crimes, danger, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.1
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The Outpost (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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Story: Talon, the lone survivor of a race called the Blackbloods, sets off to the edge of civilisation to track her family's killers. On her journey she discovers she has supernatural powers which she must learn to harness in order to achieve her ...
Style: exciting, suspense, semi serious, brutal, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, friendship, supernatural being, murder, danger, vengeance, small town, escapades, witchcraft, outpost, bar, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Reign of the Gargoyles (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War 2 a group of brave US Airmen are downed in Nazi controlled Europe, after their aircraft is attacked by Nazi-controlled mythological Gargoyles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense
Plot: world war two, heroic mission, daring rescue, supernatural, good versus evil, military, deadly creature, rivalry, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thirty years ago, Ray Reiter witnessed the brutal death of his parents at sea by a strange, octopus-like creature. Now determined to exact revenge, he joins archaeologist Nicole on a perilous high-seas expedition to find a legendary Greek Opal - ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: sea monster, vengeance, survival, escapades, adventurer, danger, deadly creature, deadly, treasure hunt, ocean, ocean or sea, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.2
 11K
Beowulf (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beowulf is a wanderer who learns about a man-eating creature called Grendel which comes in the night to devour warriors trapped at the Outpost. The Outpost is ruled by Hrothgar. He has a daughter, whose husband may have been murdered by the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, monster, weapons, palaces castles and temples, gory, survival, heroic mission, woman in danger, future dystopia, legends and myths, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: future, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Legend of the Red Reaper (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For a thousand years, the Reapers guarded mankind from the demons that wait in the dark. Now, at the beginning of a new age, the Reapers are betrayed and slaughtered. Only one Reaper remains - Red, and she's out to exact revenge.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: dark fantasy, supernatural romance, adventure, supernatural, save the world, good versus evil, forbidden love, betrayal, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 4K
Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: He was doomed to die, but managed to survive, and now his mission is to revenge for the annihilation of his tribe. He is the great warrior who calls himself Volkodav, and is the last man from the tribe of Serie Psi (Grey Hounds). After escaping ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, bravery, magic, vengeance, adventure, supernatural, sword fight, battles, wizards and magicians, tough heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Puppet Master X: Axis Rising (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Puppet Master X follows the characters of Danny as he attempts to rescue his girlfriend Beth with the help of Toulon's puppets. However their help is short lived as they end up getting stolen by Ozu (Terumi Shimazu). Danny and Beth must try to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, captivating ...
Plot: puppet, supernatural, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, rescue, mad scientist, danger, military, deadly, rivalry, escapades, nazi ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, supernatural, superhuman powers, superhero, save the day, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, vigilantism, rivalry, danger, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.6
 856
Manticore (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Commandos in Iraq looking for terrorists find a man-eating monster instead.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, psychotronic
Plot: survival, military, iraq war, danger, daring rescue, soldier, escapades, deadly creature, imaginary, supernatural, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.5
 886
Grendel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: King Higlack of the Gauths entrusts prince Finn and a fire ball weapon to his champion, slayer Beowulf. They lead twelve men on a mission to help king Hrothgar of the Danes, whose once glorious realm is terrorized by the undefeated monster Grendel. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: viking, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, vengeance, imaginary kingdom, escapades, imaginary, danger, deadly, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hirokin: The Last Samurai (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a planet where humans must scavenge the post-apocalyptic barren wasteland, Hirokin – a reluctant warrior with a dark past – sets off on mission to fulfill his destiny. Having fought to the death to save his wife and son from the planets evil ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rebellion, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, danger, rivalry, corrupted ruler, escapades, heroes, rebelliousness, freedom, warrior ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.1
 2K
Skeleton Man (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A co-ed group of Special Forces agents search the wilderness for a predator type creature that has been on a killing spree.
Style: bleak, rough, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, survival, working undercover, cons and scams, danger, soldier, deadly, supernatural, space and aliens, ghost, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Jabberwock Dragon Siege (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alec a courageous but impetuous knight returns to his home village having been summoned by his older brother Francis to care for their ailing father. The brothers' reunion is short-lived as a traveller terrified and half-crazed arrives to warn ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, daring rescue, supernatural, deadly creature, rivalry, deadly, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, danger, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Wrath of Vajra (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the 1930s , a Japanese cult called The Temple of Hades was ordered to cooperate with the Japanese military to destroy China. They buy so many young children from poor family , who will be trained as a lethal killing machine and serve the Empire ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, mortal combat, vengeance, danger, imaginary, good versus evil, superhuman powers, master warrior, escapades, contests and competitions, chinese man ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 13K
Ong-bak 3 (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana Khone villagers. There he is taught meditation and how to deal with his Karma, but very soon his arch rival ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, supernatural, muay thai, village, one man army, heroes, kung fu, supernatural ability, deadly, reincarnation, destiny ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, elf, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, heroes, danger, battles, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dead Lands (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: survival, vengeance, adventure, against the odds, heroes, rivalry, danger, youth, gory, deadly, master warrior, warrior ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Minion (1998)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: New York, Christmas Eve, 1999 - at the dawn of the new millennium - a subway construction crew unearths an eight hundred year old Celtic skeleton and a mysterious key. Archeologist Karen Goodleaf is called in to determine the meaning of the ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, heroes, master warrior, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, battles, danger, escapades, supernatural, mixed martial arts, tough guy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Due to a curse from his former master Profion, Damodar survived his death by Ridley Freeborn as an undead entity in pursuit of an evil artifact for some hundred years, so that he might be capable of unleashing unstoppable destruction on Izmir and ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dragon, knight, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, save the world, supernatural, good versus evil, race against time, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 2K
Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two seriously wounded samurai find refuge from a storm at an isolated temple, the home of a swordsman and a mysterious young woman. One samurai awakes to find that not only has his comrade died, but that his wounds have miraculously healed. He ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, scary
Plot: samurai, heroic mission, survival, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, martial arts, friendship, master villain, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.6
 867
Dark Relic (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: heroic mission, good versus evil, deadly creature, danger, heroes, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, battles, adventure, obsessive quest, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Journey to Promethea (2010)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A tyrannical king reigns over his kingdom with an iron fist, but there is hope. A prophecy foretold long ago states that a boy will rise up against the oppressive regime and lead his people to the promised land of Promethea. This is the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, intense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, rebellion, revolution, destiny, danger, corrupted ruler, heroes, legends and myths, master warrior, supernatural, rivalry, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When he is betrayed by a trusted friend, Mathayus must marshal all his strength and cunning to outwit a formidable opponent who will stop at nothing to unlock a supreme ancient power.
Style: exciting, serious, dark, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dragon, danger, magic, heroes, chases and races, good versus evil, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, adventure, graphic violence, warrior ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Slime City Massacre (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A dirty bomb has decimated New York City s financial district and reduced midtown to a post-apocalyptic nightmare. The neighborhood known as Slime City has been evacuated, except for the homeless, and in the ruins of a soup kitchen four squatters ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, mutant, chaos, rescue, deadly creature, danger, rivalry, supernatural, slasher, zombie, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%