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Impulse (2018)
 7.5
 8K
Impulse (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, sexual, bleak, suspense, lyrical, ambiguous ending, sexy, controversial
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: super strength, teenage life, youth, supernatural, danger, family relations, friendship, investigation, school, suburbs, superheroine, adaptation, dialogue, sex, fight, murderer, police, violence, criminal, bitch, drugs, gun, theft, alcohol, bully ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Impulse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspenseful, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, youth, friendship, murder, crimes, heroes and supernatural power mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Impulse: Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018), Teen Wolf (2011), Marvel's Runaways (2017), Nowhere Boys (2013), The Tomorrow People (2013). 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, tense, exciting, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, super strength, superhero, teenager, teenage superhero, friendship, supernatural, youth, teleportation, justice, vengeance, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 121K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, 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: suspenseful, touching, serious, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, supernatural, supernatural power, high school, teenage love, teenage life, youth, life turned upside down, high school life, school, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: captivating, tense, futuristic, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, superhero team, friendship, parents and children, supernatural ability, youth, runaway, teenager, good versus evil, high school, love and romance, cult ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 2K
Nowhere Boys (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Four teenage boys get lost in the forest and discover, when they return home, that they are in an alternate world identical to theirs except for one startling difference - they were never born.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, young heroes, adventure, youth, supernatural ability, supernatural, lost, friendship, chosen one, teenage boy, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teleportation, superhuman powers, psychic, supernatural, youth, young heroes, telekinesis, young people, good versus evil, telepathy, danger ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 112K
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, superhuman powers, good versus evil, danger, fighting crime, crimes, save the day, escapades, master villain, african american, death, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 236K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, serious, stylized, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, telekinesis, adolescence, supernatural, high school, outcast, teenage life, loneliness, popularity, videotaping, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 59K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, superheroine, secret identity, friendship, supernatural ability, danger, villain, road trip, fight scenes, teenage superhero, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 27K
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, experiment, superhuman powers, investigation, government agency, crimes, danger, psychic, mind control, enemy, scientist, anger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, chase, life turned upside down, supernatural ability, teenage life, high school, superhuman powers, youth, supernatural power, imaginary, chases and races, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 8K
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: twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense, non-linear
Plot: time travel, conspiracy, mother daughter relationship, runaway, manhunt, super strength, police, adaptation, weapons, danger, dialogue, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.9
 14K
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, captivating, exciting, non-linear, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, save the world, betrayal, friendship, dialogue, society, uncover truth, destiny, youth, rivalry, family relations, fight scenes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 4K
Cult (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, an inquisitive, young female production assistant on a wildly popular television show called Cult joins a journalist blogger in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tv show, investigation, danger, riddles and clues, media, amateur detective, crimes, youth, young heroes, investigative journalism, mind control, missing brother
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, captivating, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, superhuman powers, friendship, supernatural ability, imaginary, rescue, woman in danger, danger, heroic mission, car accident, hospital, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 8K
The Gates (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Like most families that settle inside The Gates, the Monahans are unmoored from a complicated life they abandoned in Chicago. There's something very different about this place, almost... haunting. Named the new police chief of The Gates, Nick ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, werewolf, family relations, supernatural power, imaginary, family in danger, youth, lifestyle, danger, suburban life, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 51K
Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: tense, mind bending, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, apocalypse, investigation, society, danger, small town life, isolation, transformation, beast, confined, missing person, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.3
 79K
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: bleak, tense, suspense, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, psychological thriller, unreliable narrator, superhero, telekinesis, reality vs fantasy, schizophrenia, mutant, memory, blood, telepathy, super strength ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 1.2
 367
C Me Dance (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenage dancer in training for the Los Angeles ballet discovers that she is dying of cancer, only to discover that the Devil is real after getting the miracle that she and her father both prayed for. Shortly after discovering that her dream of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, touching, suspense, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, youth, danger, family relations, society, parents and children, imaginary, dancer's life, family problems, teenage life, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.8
 8K
Condor (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, investigation, government conspiracy, murder, political thriller, danger, crimes, dialogue, twists & turns, fight scenes, weapons, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.2
 72K
Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.
Style: captivating, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, party, drugs/alcohol, looking for sex, youth, siblings relations, high school life, classmates, homosexual, high school, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Eve of Destruction (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Two scientists attempt to discover a new unlimited energy resource, but their experiment is sabotaged by eco-terrorists. A black hole is then formed and could destroy the world ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: save the world, terrorism, escapades, experiment gone awry, danger, chaos, heroes, science runs amok, black hole, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, evil corporation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 132K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, adventure, distant future, resistance fighter, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, twists & turns, consciousness, female nudity, deception ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 187K
Jessica Jones (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
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, serious, realistic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, private detective, strong female character, imaginary, superhero, super powers, investigation, danger, violence, lawyer, good versus evil, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 9K
Twisted (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A one-hour mystery full of twists and turns that follows Danny Desai, a charismatic 16-year-old with a troubled past who returns to his hometown after spending five years in juvenile detention. Immediately branded an outcast, Danny attempts to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: social misfits, teenage life, homecoming, protagonist as suspect, best friends, parents and children, starting over, mystery, haunted by the past, deadly, murder, gain trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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24%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: family, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, teenage life, imaginary, parents and children, district attorney, scientist, fighting crime, family life, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 6K
Chambers (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Consumed by the mystery surrounding the donor heart that saved her life, a young patient starts taking on sinister characteristics of the deceased.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: death, violence, heart transplant, murder, youth, family relations, self sacrifice, vengeance, dishonesty, deadly, father daughter relationship, supernatural ...
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorism, agent, espionage, investigation, danger, shooting, intelligence, murder, conspiracy, chase, spy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 8K
Between (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Between is the story of a town under siege from a mysterious disease that has wiped out everybody except those 21 years old and under. The series explores the power vacuum that results when a government has quarantined a 10-mile diameter area and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, rough, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, quarantine, virus, youth, survival, confined, danger, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, survivor, death, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
American Odyssey (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, danger, society, state affairs, corporate crimes, dishonesty, left to die, military
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 35K
Castle Rock (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranormal phenomena, danger, investigation, small town, death, murder, crimes, violence, lawyer, mind reading, interracial adoption, mysticism ...
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Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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