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Impulse (2018)
 7.5
 5K
Impulse (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Follow 16-year-old Henrietta, aka Henry, who discovers she has the ability to teleport. The first time she realizes this, she is in a truck with her high school’s Golden Boy, who tries to rape her.
Style: captivating, lyrical, bleak, suspense, ambiguous ending
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, teenage life, youth, friendship, school, danger, investigation, super strength, dialogue, superheroine, suburbs, adaptation, family relations
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about danger, friendship, youth, superhero, imaginary, heroes and escapades mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Impulse: Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018), The Tomorrow People (2013), The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011), Inhumans (2017), The Crossing (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: superhero, teenager, superheroine, supernatural, super strength, youth, friendship, teleportation, romancing partners, justice, vengeance, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Tomorrow People (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, teleportation, youth, supernatural, psychic, young heroes, good versus evil, friendship, danger, rivalry, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, high school, superhuman powers, life turned upside down, supernatural ability, teenage life, chase, chases and races, mysterious character, disorder, youth, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 18K
Inhumans (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After the Royal Family of Inhumans is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii where their surprising interactions with the lush world and humanity around them may prove to not only save them, but Earth itself.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, entertaining, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, royal family, teleportation, betrayal, friendship, family, crimes, danger, brother brother relationship, superhuman, moon, runaway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 7K
The Crossing (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Refugees from a war-torn country start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. Only the country these people are from is America and the war they are fleeing is 250 years in the future. The local sheriff with a past, a federal agent and a ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspense, tense, non-linear
Plot: time travel, conspiracy, runaway, super strength, manhunt, adaptation, police, weapons, flashback, friendship, mother daughter relationship, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 64K
Agent Carter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: It's 1946, and peace has dealt Peggy Carter a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Peggy must balance doing administrative work ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, special agents, hand to hand combat, adventure, female agent, tough girl, danger, escapades, government agency, investigation, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 10K
Krypton (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved ...
Style: talky, exciting, captivating, non-linear, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, society, dialogue, save the world, betrayal, friendship, uncover truth, rivalry, heroes, fight scenes, family relations, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 26K
Alphas (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, investigation, crimes, superhuman powers, experiment, danger, government agency, psychic, heroes, mind control, enemy, fellow agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.2
 28K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superheroine, superhero, secret identity, villain, friendship, supernatural ability, road trip, fight scenes, possessed girl, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Thundermans (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Meet The Thundermans, a typical suburban family that happens to have astounding superpowers. At the center of the action are the 14-year-old Thunderman twins, who share the same bathroom, the same school, and the same annoying little siblings. Their ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, twins, siblings relations, family, superhuman powers, family relations, young heroes, heroes, friendship, rivalry, eccentric family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 9K
SEAL Team (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The lives of the elite Navy Seals as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, danger, war, soldier, psychologist, firearm, swat team, gunfight, family relations, terrorism, friendship, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 1K
Three Inches (2011)
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: friendship, hospital, supernatural, superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, rescue, heroic mission, danger, heroes, imaginary, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.4
 69K
Legion (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: tense, suspense, exciting, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero, mutant, supernatural power, reality vs fantasy, telekinesis, memory, unreliable narrator, mental illness, mental institution, psychological thriller, schizophrenia, telepathy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Bionic Woman (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, secret identity, danger, investigation, escapades, government agency, chases and races, superheroine, undercover, female protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Marvel's Runaways (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: entertaining, tense, captivating, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, superhero team, runaway, friendship, parents and children, supernatural ability, good versus evil, youth, high school, love and romance, superhero, teenager ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Guardians (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During the Cold War, an organization called "Patriot" created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cold war, superhero team, villain, patriot, violence, destruction, technology, death, bear, power, hopes, fight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 5K
Time Trap (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.
Style: captivating, suspense, twists and turns, tense
Plot: time travel, missing person, adventurer, cave, time loop, search party, unsolved mystery, investigation, rock climbing, college professor, professor, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Private School (2011)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: in this TV series there is a school and in that school have been many secrets, students from this school find out that a teacher has gone missing so they start to look for him this then leads into a long journey which gets into a difficult situation ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing, suspense
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: youth, friendship, adventure, boarding school, rivalry, investigation, family problems, danger, secret, fall in love, school, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.3
 26K
The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: riddles and clues, supernatural, obsessive quest, characters in danger, teleportation, investigator, lost, peril, imaginary, time travel, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
No Ordinary Family (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After their plane crashes into the Amazon River, each member of the Powell family starts to show signs of new, unique and distinct super powers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: family, superhero, family life, imaginary, supernatural ability, teenage life, superhuman powers, scientist, parents and children, heroes, vigilantism, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 36K
Torchwood (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. The series is a spin-off from the 2005 revival of the long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who. Torchwood follows the exploits of a small team of alien ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, supernatural, paranormal investigation, heroic mission, homosexual, adventure, alien encounter, investigation, save the world, heroes, alien, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 4K
Lab Rats (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Leo is an ordinary teenager who has moved into a high-tech "smart'' house with his mother, inventor stepfather and Eddy, the computer that runs the house. Leo's life becomes less ordinary when, one day, he discovers a secret ...
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: kids
Plot: teenage life, superhuman powers, teenager, family, youth, best friends, friends, social relations, underground, sitcom, superhero, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered featuring a new ship, new characters and new missions, ...
Style: breathtaking, tense, captivating, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, star trek, spacecraft, alien, alien species, outer space, adventure, danger, friendship, betrayal, vengeance, destiny ...
Time: future
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 111K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage love, teenage life, school, supernatural, high school, life turned upside down, high school life, curses spells and rituals, team, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 8K
Bionic Woman (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bionic Woman is an American science fiction television drama that aired in 2007, which was created by David Eick, under NBC Universal Television Group, GEP Productions, and David Eick Productions. The series was a re-imagining of the original ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: double life, secret agents, secret identity, injury, robot, superhuman, adventure, superhuman powers, investigation, rescue, siblings relations, androids and robots ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, secret identity, good versus evil, female protagonist, superhuman powers, strong female character, super strength, alien, imaginary, sister sister relationship, supervillain, alien race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 13K
Monster Trucks (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp, a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: pickup truck, small town, secret, creature, friendship, junkyard, teenage protagonist, creature feature, love interest, high school, scientist, escape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 41K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, gothic, bleak
Audience: teen drama
Plot: vampire, werewolf, good versus evil, supernatural power, friendship, supernatural, family secret, teenage girl, heroine, prejudice, magic, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 97K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%