Movies and TV shows like The Cape

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The Cape (2011)
 5.8
 8K
The Cape (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: "The Cape" is a drama series following Vince Faraday, an honest cop on a corrupt police force, who finds himself framed for a series of murders and presumed dead. He is forced into hiding, leaving behind his wife Dana and son, Trip. Fueled by a desire to reunite with his family and to battle the criminal forces that have overtaken Palm City, Vince Faraday becomes "The Cape" - his son's favorite comic book superhero - and takes the law into his own hands.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, urban, fighting crime, vigilantism, crimes, heroes, rivalry, undercover, frame up, danger, dishonesty, corrupt law enforcer, separated, honest law enforcer, presumed dead, ex law enforcer, circus, supernatural power, ex cop, superhero costume, cape the garment, escapades
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Cape

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and realistic films and TV series with plots about crimes, heroes, rivalry, danger, fighting crime, escapades and superhero mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Cape: Arrow (2012), Arrow: Blood Rush (2013), Daredevil (2015), The Flash (2014), Luke Cage (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 375K
Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, fighting crime, undercover, double life, vigilantism, millionaire, righting the wronged, masked vigilante, rivalry, martial arts, young man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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89%
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: serious, stylized, twists and turns, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, fighting crime, urban, escapades, heroes, prodigy, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, undercover, violence, blonde woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.7
 315K
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, realistic, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, secret identity, lawyer, danger, fighting crime, crimes, superhuman powers, heroes, daredevil, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.9
 271K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, speed, time travel, save the world, superhuman speed, save the day, supernatural power, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 102K
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, master villain, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the day, danger, fighting crime, crimes, escapades, african american, violence, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 326
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, stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superheroine, secret identity, crime, female protagonist, female police officer, based on movie, vigilante, police officer, dirty cop, superhuman powers, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 4K
Agent X (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hidden from the view of the public - and even from the President - there is a top secret agent who is trained and ready to serve, deployed only at the careful discretion of the Vice President.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, heroes, secret agent, vice president, state affairs, heroic mission, politics, undercover
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 90K
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, emotional, light, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, secret identity, good versus evil, superhuman powers, sister sister relationship, super strength, strong female character, alien, imaginary, supervillain, alien race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 259
UC: Undercover (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: UC: Undercover is an action-thriller television series that focuses on the secret lives and private demons of an elite Justice Department crime-fighting unit that confronts the country’s deadliest, most untouchable lawbreakers by going undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: fighting crime, crime, legal action, undercover agent, crimes, law enforcement, partners, undercover, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, rivalry, pistol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 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: supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, life is a bitch, youth, danger, destiny, rivalry, heroes, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 515
NightMan (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Night Man is an American action/adventure/sci-fi series that aired in syndication from September 15, 1997 to May 17, 1999. The series is loosely based on a comic book published by Malibu Comics and was created by Steve Englehart and developed for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, jazz, adventure, superhuman powers, fighting crime, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, policewoman, saxophone ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 19
Eve (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Eve's life is forever altered when her parents vanish without a trace after being attacked by supernatural agents. Growing up on the streets, Eve learns the art of self reliance. When she runs into members of the mysterious ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, uncover truth, heroes, superhero, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, self discovery, crimes, dishonesty, escapades, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 2K
The Phantom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Before Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman, there was The Phantom, the greatest legend in the annals of 20th century comic-book crime fighting. Now, the immortal superhero returns to strike terror in the hearts of villains around the world - and to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, secret identity, adventure, vigilante, good versus evil, jungle, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, fighting crime, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Black Lightning (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, electricity, supernatural power, masked superhero, one man army, super powers, fighting crime, killings, fight scenes, neo noir ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 12K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, undercover, working undercover, fbi, secret identity, government agency, espionage, mysterious character, betrayal, state affairs, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Birds of Prey (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Huntress, Dinah, Oracle are determined to carry on Batman's fight for justice against the ruthless criminals of New Gotham City.
Style: stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superheroine, superhero, master villain, secret identity, adventure, superhuman powers, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 9K
Sparks (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, master villain, urban, noir, superhuman powers, fighting crime, vigilantism, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 3K
Chosen (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ian Mitchell is a lawyer and father who one day receives a box containing a gun and a picture of a stranger, along with instructions to kill the pictured person. He is subsequently attacked by another stranger, and discovers that he has been chosen ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, survival, race against time, life turned upside down, mystery, chases and races, danger, moral dilemma, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 6K
The Flash (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The Flash is a 1990 American television series that starred John Wesley Shipp as the superhero, the Flash, and co-starred Amanda Pays. The series was developed from the DC Comics characters by the writing team of Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo, and ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, tense, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, fighting crime, adventure, save the day, danger, urban, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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, family, adventure, life is a bitch, danger, fight, death, fantasy world, society, heroes, dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 15K
Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, fbi, working undercover, undercover, rookie, drug dealer, young man, coworker relationship, verbal byplay, crime, crimes, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 8K
Hunted (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Samantha Hunter suspects someone within the private intelligence agency she works at tried to kill her and she seeks to uncover the person behind it.
Style: stylized, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: undercover, female spy, spy, espionage, danger, intelligence agency, assassination attempt, betrayal, haunted by the past, dishonesty, agent as target, fellow agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects (OSP), an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, partners against crime, crime, crimes, crime investigation, navy, special agents, government agency, partners, fighting crime, forensics, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 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: serious, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
35%
 3.8
 445
Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: island, treasure hunt, hurricane, betrayal, adventure, natural disaster, tropical island, exotic island, tough heroes, crimes, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 6K
Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, crime, fighting crime, urban, outlaw, task force, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, mole ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 1K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, crime, criminal heroes, going straight, on the run, heist, life turned upside down, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 2K
True Justice (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Elijah Kane leads a hardcore undercover team of Seattle based cops who take on the local criminal element with a high-octane style of enforcement.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, police detective, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, crime, police, working undercover, tough heroes, urban, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.5
 245
Inferno (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fire chief (Gunn) is investigating the cause of a string of blazes that threaten to destroy her small town, while at the same time dealing with her teen daughter's rebelliousness.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: race against time, in the woods, forces of nature, small town, chases and races, danger, heroes, police investigation, rescue, save the day, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 98K
Iron Fist (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Danny Rand resurfaces 15 years after being presumed dead. Now, with the power of the Iron Fist, he seeks to reclaim his past and fulfill his destiny.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, save the day, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%