Movies and TV shows like Watchmen

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Watchmen (2019)
 8.1
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Watchmen (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 527 min.
TV show
Story: Television series based on the comic-book 'Watchmen', which was published by DC Comics in 1986 - 1987.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, bleak, suspense
Plot: anti hero, masked superhero, masked hero, superhero, team, superhero team, heroes, racial slur, police officer, racial tension, fight, racial discrimination, villain, murder, racial issues, super powers, vigilantism, vigilante, police, racism, conspiracy, interracial relations, mask, fbi agent, mastermind ...
Time: year 2019
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Watchmen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, captivating and serious films and TV series with plots about superhero, heroes, escapades, crimes, danger, rivalry and good versus evil mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Watchmen: The Boys (2019), Black Lightning (2017), Doom Patrol (2019), Legion (2017), Marvel's Runaways (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.7
 249K
The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
Style: dark humor, entertaining, bloody, tense, satirical ...
Plot: superhero, vengeance, superheroine, society, rivalry, corruption, murder, brutality, super powers, super speed, investigation, blood ...
Place: new york
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100%
Black Lightning (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, super powers, electricity, detective inspector, vigilantism, vigilante, secret identity, crime fighter, black superhero, masked superhero, single father, supernatural power ...
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 34K
Doom Patrol (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, superhero, outcast, tragedy, talking robot, androids and robots, villain, tragic event, misfit, split personality, cyborgs, man in a wheelchair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 83K
Legion (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the ...
Style: psychological thriller, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, telekinesis, memory, unreliable narrator, schizophrenia, mutant, telepathy, superhero, super strength, reality vs fantasy, mental institution, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Marvel's Runaways (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other must unite against a common foe – their parents.
Style: captivating, entertaining, tense, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, superhero team, superheroine, super villain, runaway, friendship, superhero, youth, supernatural ability, parents and children, good versus evil, love and romance ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 9K
Raising Dion (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A widowed mom sets out to solve the mystery surrounding her young son's emerging superpowers while keeping his extraordinary gifts under wraps.
Style: enigmatic, atmospheric, colourful, scenic
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural power, boy, superhero, school, racial discrimination, african american, mystery, society, single mother, friendship, mysterious character, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, time travel, adventure, time traveler, danger, fantasy world, netflix, family, team, super strength, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.6
 502K
Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: comic, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, anti heroes, conspiracy, neo noir, superhero, parallel world, anti hero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, human nature, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1971, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, russia, antarctica, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Superman and Lois (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the world's most famous super hero and comic books' most famous journalist as they deal with all the stress, pressures, and complexities that come with being working parents in today's society.
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: superhero, superman character, alien superhero, female journalist, flying superhero, couples, super strength, family life, heroes, super powers, warner bros, superhero costume
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 193K
Jessica Jones (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.
Style: exciting, semi serious, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, private detective, superhero, imaginary, investigation, super powers, danger, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, superheroine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 10K
Stargirl (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
TV show
Story: Courtney Whitmore, a smart, athletic and above all else kind girl, discovers her step-father has a secret: he used to be the sidekick to a superhero. "Borrowing" the long-lost hero’s cosmic staff, she becomes the unlikely inspiration for ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, light, talky
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superheroine, superhero, heroine, superhero team, masked superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, teenager, super strength, bravery, good versus evil, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 67K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, supernatural ability, secret identity, friendship, superheroine, villain, danger, murder, crimes, vengeance, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hawkeye (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Clint Barton trains Kate Bishop to become a "superhero without superpowers."
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: superhero, archery, archer, adventure, comic hero, heroes, marvel entertainment
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
50%
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 6 min.
TV show
Story: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot is set in the world of the hit television series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Taking place shortly before the beginning of Season 4, this digital series features the character of Elena “Yo-Yo” ...
Plot: s.h.i.e.l.d., superheroine, supernatural power, spy, superhero, superhuman speed
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
29%
 3.4
 32K
Batwoman (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence. But ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, non-linear, bleak
Plot: lesbian, superheroine, female protagonist, martial arts training, superhero, military, secret identity, lgbt, sister sister relationship, danger, brutality, crimes ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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 ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
28%
Batman: Anarchy (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The maniacal Harley Quinn emerges ten years after the Joker's capture at the end of The Dark Knight, in search of him, leaving a now war torn caped crusader to combat the wave of death and anarchy she unleashes.
Style: suspense, bleak, captivating, gothic, psychotronic
Plot: batman, gotham city, superhero, anarchy, violence, vigilante, fighting crime, fight, showdown, battles, heroes, dark hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 8K
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, fighting crime, vigilantism, rivalry, danger, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, frame up, presumed dead, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Green Hornet (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato. After Bruce Lee's untimely death in 1973, and the global success of 'Enter The Dragon', two 90-minute feature films were ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: heroes, vigilantism, secret identity, superhero, crimes, undercover, fighting crime, friendship, rivalry, good versus evil, justice, organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 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 ⇓
27%
 8.6
 363K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
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, stylized, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, vigilantism, fighting crime, secret identity, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, lawyer, ninja ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 6K
Emergence (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A police chief takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child’s identity is at the center ...
Style: colourful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: supernatural, child, police, daughter, science and technology, investigation, single mother, telekinesis, weapons, cancer patient, coastal town, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Blade: The Series (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The brutal hunt for the pure bloods continues as the ultimate vampire hunter, Blade, battles to defeat the House of Chthon, an ancient evil sect of vampires that is growing stronger everyday. Led by the vampire overlord Marcus, their objective is to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tough guy, vampire hunter, vampire, superhero, supernatural, immortality, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural ability, chase, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 2000s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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 ⇓
26%
 7.9
 54K
Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, small town, chaos, leadership, post apocalypse, danger, conspiracy, explosion, courage, distopia, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 312
Super Force (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Super Force is an action-adventure TV series about a former astronaut who uses an advanced combat suit and motorcycle to fight crime in the city of Metroplex during the year 2020. Among the features of the suit were enhanced strength and armament, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: secret identity, superhero, vigilante, motorcycle, astronaut, vigilantism, vengeance, superhuman powers, heroes, escapades, rivalry, fighting crime
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%