Movies and TV shows like The Cape

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The Cape
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, urban, fighting crime, vigilantism, crimes, heroes, rivalry, undercover, frame up, danger, dishonesty, escapades, corrupt law enforcer, separated, honest law enforcer, presumed dead, ex law enforcer, circus, ex cop, cape the garment, superhero costume, supernatural power
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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 heroes, rivalry, crimes, danger, escapades, undercover and fighting crime mostly in Action, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Cape: Arrow (2012), Arrow: Blood Rush (2013), Black Scorpion (2001), Target of Opportunity (2005), Gale Force (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.7
 362K
Arrow
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, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, masked vigilante, fighting crime, double life, heroes, martial arts, righting the wronged, undercover, arrow, crime fighter, billionaire, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   89%
 
Arrow: Blood Rush
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: twists and turns, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fighting crime, urban, escapades, heroes, superhero, prodigy, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, undercover, woman with glasses, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   71%
 
 6.5
 307
Black Scorpion
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: stylized, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, crime, superhuman powers, good versus evil, vigilantism, crimes, superheroine, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
Target of Opportunity
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, secret agents, adventure, special agents, espionage, political conspiracy, political intrigue, cia, working undercover, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, chechnya, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
 3.9
 440
Gale Force
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: betrayal, treasure hunt, island, adventure, tough heroes, crimes, danger, escapades, hurricane, heroes, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
 3.4
 242
Inferno
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, forces of nature, in the woods, small town, chases and races, danger, heroes, police investigation, rescue, save the day, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 5.4
 2K
Inseparable
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A troubled young man, Li faces pressure at work and problems at home with his moody wife. Chuck, rescues Li from the brink of despair and becomes an unlikely mentor. But who is Chuck really?
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret identity, superhero, urban, vigilantism, buddies, odd couple, fighting crime, friendship, chases and races, crimes, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
 5.3
 4K
The Reunion
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Cleary brothers, Sam (John Cena), Leo (Ethan Embry) and Douglas (Boyd Holbrook) took dysfunctional families to a new level: Sam and Leo have grown up hating each other and neither likes their juvenile delinquent kid brother, Douglas, to whom ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, escapades, family relations, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, heroes, rivalry, sibling relationship, bail bondsman, brother brother relationship, death of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
 5.7
 9K
Sparks
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: exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, master villain, urban, superhuman powers, fighting crime, vigilantism, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
 6.8
 256
UC: Undercover
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, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: fighting crime, legal action, crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, undercover, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, rivalry, undercover agent, short lived ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
 5.2
 343
The Bodyguard
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, gangsters, one man army, fighting crime, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, karate, street shootout, vigilantism, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
The Substitute: Failure Is Not an Option
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former mercenary joins a military academy as a teacher. He soon discovers a neo-Nazi group, code-named Werewolves, formed among the cadets. He also quickly finds that they have military leadership among the officers at the Academy.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, gang, hidden identity, college, secret agents, officers and cadets, teachers and students, racism, working undercover, crimes, undercover, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
 8.0
 256K
The Flash
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: surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, superhuman speed, save the world, good versus evil, speed, save the day, end of the world, time travel, supernatural power, crime fighter, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
 5.3
 15K
Jai Ho
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jai Ho is an upcoming Bollywood action Drama film starring Salman Khan and Tabu in lead roles. It is a remake of Telugu film Stalin starring Chiranjeevi in the lead role
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, righting the wronged, bollywood, tough heroes, heroes, hopes, rivalry, folk hero, fighting crime, political corruption, against the odds, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
The Death of the Incredible Hulk
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During the critical experiment that would rid David Banner of the Hulk,a spy sabotages the laboratory. Banner falls in love with the spy, Jasmin, who performs missions only because her sister is being held hostage by Jasmin's superiors. Banner ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, master villain, laboratory, superhuman powers, fighting crime, experiment gone awry, mutant, love interest, one man army, danger, escapades ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
 5.3
 2K
Indian
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: DCP Raksekhar Azad (Raj) is an invincible cop with a great aim. He arrests a terrorist by the name of Khan. But Khan lands in a prison cell that looks cushier than the Buckingham Palace. However, this gets Raj promoted, and he is congratulated by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, prison, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, terrorism, against the rules, bollywood, vigilantism, political corruption, working undercover, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: race against time, adventure, save the day, chaos and mayhem, resort, forces of nature, chases and races, danger, escapades, chaos, heroes, evacuation ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
 5.1
 1K
Three Inches
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Walter Speckman is a nobody, until one day he is struck by lightning and gains the ability to move any object with his mind... but only for 3 inches at a time. A recruiter who knows of super-powered individuals finds Walter and offers him the chance ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, rescue, heroic mission, danger, supernatural, friendship, hospital, heroes, imaginary, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   32%
 
 7.6
 41K
Alias
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Sydney Bristow, an agent who has been tricked to believe she is working for the U.S. government, is actually working for a criminal organization named the Alliance of Twelve. Upon learning this, Sydney becomes a double agent for the real CIA.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, double agent, cia, secret identity, betrayal, espionage, obsessive quest, race against time, undercover, escapades, female spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
Beyond the Trophy
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two rival gangs in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, led by Gino (Robert Miano) and Cole (Michael Madsen), are vying for control. Danny (Michael Masini), an LAPD undercover police detective, goes deep into gangland to infiltrate one gang to bring down both.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drugs/alcohol, crime, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, working undercover, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   32%
 
 5.7
 327
The Local
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy out-of-towner hires an indigent man to abduct an estranged family member.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, urban, anti heroes, lone wolves, daring rescue, drug dealing, violence, kidnapping, redemption, addiction, city life ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   31%
 
 5.5
 5K
El Gringo
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man crossing into Mexico with a satchel of $2,000,000 – and a bloody past – suddenly finds himself under attack in the sleepy town of El Fronteras.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: small town, lone wolves, rivalry, crime, gang, track down, chases and races, crimes, gunfight, cowboy, outlaw, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
Fists of Righteous Harmony
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of centuries-old crime fighters known as the FISTS become modern day motorcycle riding superheroes by using spectecular ninja techniques to battle the forces of evil. The Dark Monk (their arch nemesis) has resurfaced from the criminal ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, gang, government agency, crime, lone wolves, master criminal, master villain, master warrior, one man army, superhero, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
 6.9
 19
Eve
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: exciting, serious, 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 ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
The Trial of the Incredible Hulk
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the run again, Dr. David Banner is jailed for assault after interrupting a mugging. Blind attorney Matt Murdock enlists Banner's help in locating the muggers because he believes they work for his longtime foe, Fisk, the head of an ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master villain, secret identity, adventure, superhero, superhuman powers, espionage, fighting crime, crime fighter, dual identity, daredevil, transformation, mob hit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   31%
 
 6.5
 86K
Supergirl
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, light, emotional, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, female protagonist, super strength, strong female character, superhuman powers, secret identity, alien race, supervillain, alien, alien monster, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   30%
 
 6.7
 29K
Blood and Bone
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, revenge, sword fight, dark hero, violence, blood, prison, fight scenes, master warrior, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
 4.0
 350
Armstrong
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, one man army, secret agents, espionage, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, political conspiracy, political intrigue, working undercover, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
Muay Thai Fighter
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one man army, contests and competitions, urban, rivalry, gang, athlete's life, friendship, gangsters, betrayal, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   30%
 
 8.7
 297K
Daredevil
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: serious, stylized, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: daredevil, superhero, master villain, fighting crime, secret identity, lawyer, crime boss, vigilantism, good versus evil, crimes, escapades, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
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