Movies and TV shows like The Cape

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The Cape (2011)
 5.7
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The Cape (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, fighting crime, secret identity, vigilantism, crimes, frame up, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, undercover, presumed dead, supernatural power, escapades, ex cop, heroes, graphic violence, urban, circus, separated, corrupt law enforcer, honest law enforcer, ex law enforcer, circus performer, superhero costume, cape the garment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, suspenseful, serious and realistic films and TV series with plots about crimes, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, superhero and fighting crime mostly in Action, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Cape: Arrow (2012), Arrow: Blood Rush (2013), Powers (2015), Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018), UC: Undercover (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, double life, rivalry, vigilantism, fighting crime, millionaire, undercover, martial arts, crimes, righting the wronged, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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48%
Arrow: Blood Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 1 min.
TV show
Story: A six episode mini series broadcast online alongside Arrow. Felicity meets Roy and has a special mission for him.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, rivalry, fighting crime, undercover, heroes, crimes, escapades, prodigy, vigilante, mission, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 6K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, danger, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Two teenagers from very different backgrounds awaken to newly acquired superpowers which mysteriously link them to one another.
Style: captivating, bleak, exciting, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, teenage superhero, super strength, superhero, teenager, youth, friendship, supernatural, teleportation, danger, investigation, justice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 259
UC: Undercover (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, undercover agent, deadly, crimes, rivalry, undercover, partners, police detective, murder, uninhibited rivalry, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 418
Black Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superheroine, secret identity, female protagonist, vigilantism, good versus evil, fighting crime, superhuman powers, police detective, escapades, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 117K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super strength, african american, good versus evil, superhuman powers, crimes, save the day, heroes, danger, fighting crime, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 2K
The Phantom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
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: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, rivalry, adventure, danger, escapades, secret identity, undercover, heroic mission, vigilante, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 111K
Supergirl (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, serious, emotional, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, superhero, superheroine, secret identity, supernatural power, save the day, super powers, heroes, danger, superhuman powers, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 4K
Agent X (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, heroic mission, politics, undercover, state affairs, heroes, vice president, spy, strong female presence, secret agent, daughter
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 18
Eve (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: self discovery, good versus evil, supernatural, rivalry, superhero, dishonesty, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, escapades, crimes, uncover truth, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Birds of Prey (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Huntress, Dinah, Oracle are determined to carry on Batman's fight for justice against the ruthless criminals of New Gotham City.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, interracial relations, villain, good versus evil, fighting crime, adventure, secret identity, heroes, superhuman powers, master villain, crimes ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 6K
The Flash (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, superhero, fighting crime, save the day, adventure, danger, chases and races, superhuman powers, crimes, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 473
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, island, escapades, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, danger, adventure, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 2K
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, life turned upside down, danger, rivalry, on the run, dishonesty, going straight, chases and races, graphic violence, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 2K
Witchblade (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Witchblade is an American television series that aired on TNT from 2001 to 2002. The series is based on the Witchblade comic book series, and followed a pilot film which debuted in August 2000. Some of the episodes were written by Ralph Hemecker, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, superheroine, chosen one, superhuman powers, magical object, heroic mission, fighting crime, supernatural ability, vengeance, super weapon, escapades, heroes ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 660
NightMan (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, danger, escapades, fighting crime, rivalry, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, imaginary, jazz, super strength, telepathy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
42%
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 7.5
 13K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, working undercover, government agency, undercover, fbi, secret identity, espionage, betrayal, state affairs, mysterious character, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
American Odyssey (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide - a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, uncover truth, graphic violence, family relations, state affairs, society, danger, dishonesty, corporate crimes, left to die, military
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 10K
Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, parents and children, crimes, adopted son, law enforcement, escapades, dishonesty, danger, fighting crime, murder, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Painkiller Jane (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Painkiller Jane is an American-Canadian science fiction and action television series based on the comic book character of the same name. Airing on the Sci Fi Channel in the US starting April 13, 2007 and Global in Canada, it starred Kristanna Loken ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, disturbing
Plot: superhero, chaos, government agency, adventure, deadly, undercover, danger, track down, supernatural power, genetically altered, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 115K
Iron Fist (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, super powers, superhuman powers, heroes, good versus evil, crimes, fighting crime, hand to hand combat, save the day, danger, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.1
 1K
The Raid (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Five undercover cops at Complexo do Alemão, one of Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous areas, have their covers blown by drug dealers. Arrested, they wait execution or to be rescued by police forces that would risk expose a larger operation.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: slum, working undercover, fighting crime, drug dealing, undercover, danger, society, law enforcement, race against time, urban ghetto, crimes, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Fugitive: The Chase Continues (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Fugitive is a remake of the 1963 TV series of the same name that aired for one season on CBS between October 6, 2000 and May 25, 2001. It stars Tim Daly as Dr. Richard Kimble, Mykelti Williamson as lieutenant Philip Gerard, and Stephen Lang as ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, manhunt, on the run, chase, crime, murder, murder suspect, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 306K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural power, heroes, speed, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, save the world, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Bionic Woman (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After fully recovering from her near fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, androids and robots, danger, investigation, escapades, government facility, ex athlete, chases and races, government agency, undercover, superheroine ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 2K
Inseparable (2011)
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, secret identity, fighting crime, friendship, partners, undercover, odd couple, crimes, vigilantism, danger, buddies, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 535
Cleaners (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Roxie and Veronica are two gorgeous young women - who also happen to be highly trained contract killers. While on an errand for their boss, an unpleasant surprise in the trunk of their car turns this lethal pair into hunted targets.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, chase, danger, partners, rivalry, woman in danger, female killer, deadly, outlaw, criminal, one woman army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 114
Clutch (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Tough, street smart, and resourceful pickpocket Kylie is forced to take care of herself after her boyfriend Matt finds himself in deep trouble with a gang of vicious mobsters he owes a huge sum of money to.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: on the run, life turned upside down, woman in danger, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, pickpocket, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%