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Impulse (2018)
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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, bleak, lyrical, suspense, ambiguous ending
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, teenage life, youth, friendship, danger, super strength, school, investigation, family relations, dialogue, suburbs, adaptation, superheroine
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about danger, friendship, youth, heroes, superhero, imaginary and supernatural 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), The Crossing (2018), Krypton (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, tense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superheroine, teenager, youth, super strength, supernatural, friendship, teleportation, danger, romancing partners, justice, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, psychic, supernatural, youth, telekinesis, young heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, track down, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: suspenseful, exciting, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, high school, teenage life, superhuman powers, chase, mysterious character, youth, high school life, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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100%
 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, super strength, conspiracy, runaway, manhunt, police, adaptation, weapons, danger, society, dialogue, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.1
 12K
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: exciting, talky, captivating, non-linear, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, save the world, friendship, society, dialogue, betrayal, uncover truth, investigation, youth, heroes, destiny, martial arts ...
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39%
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: superhero team, super villain, runaway, friendship, superhero, teenager, parents and children, good versus evil, supernatural ability, youth, love and romance, high school ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 67K
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, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, tough girl, special agents, hand to hand combat, adventure, danger, escapades, female agent, government agency, friendship, investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, heroes, law enforcement, fighting crime, supernatural, superhuman powers, police detective, danger, youth, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 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, experiment, danger, superhuman powers, psychic, mind control, enemy, government agency, supernatural, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, feel good, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, twins, siblings relations, family relations, young heroes, heroes, family, superhuman powers, youth, eccentric family, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, friendship, hospital, superhero, heroes, disorder, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, good versus evil, woman in danger, danger, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 19K
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, entertaining, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, royal family, friendship, betrayal, brother brother relationship, superhuman, teleportation, danger, crimes, family, moon, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 7K
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, tense, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: time travel, missing person, adventurer, investigation, professor, college professor, archaeologist, time loop, adventure, legend, supernatural, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 39K
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, road trip, friendship, supernatural ability, fight scenes, possessed girl, brutality, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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33%
 7.3
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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: swat team, military, danger, war, soldier, psychologist, gunfight, firearm, team, family relations, terrorism, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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32%
 4.0
 10K
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, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cold war, villain, superhero team, violence, destruction, patriot, technology, death, power, bear, superhero, fight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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29%
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, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: family, superhero, superhuman powers, scientist, teenage life, family life, supernatural ability, imaginary, district attorney, vigilantism, heroes, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.3
 27K
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, characters in danger, obsessive quest, investigator, mysterious place, lost, peril, imaginary, teleportation, danger, time travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.6
 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, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, teenage life, social relations, underground, best friends, youth, friends, superhero, scientist, teenager, secret laboratory, artificial intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.5
 5K
Doom Patrol (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: ironic, bleak, suspenseful, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, split personality, wheelchair bound, shrinking, outcast, androids and robots, talking robot, tragic event, tragedy, villain
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: captivating, exciting, tense, breathtaking, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, alien, outer space, spacecraft, star trek, adventure, alien species, friendship, danger, space opera, gunfight, destiny ...
Time: future
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz and karate black-belt, learns that her parents are spies when they recruit her to join them in the secret government agency, The Organization. While she now has the latest spy gadgets at her disposal, K.C. has a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, working undercover, youth, espionage, family relations, heroic mission, young heroes, danger, parents and children, siblings relations, state affairs, secret identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: special agents, supernatural, paranormal investigation, heroic mission, homosexual, investigation, team, heroes, adventure, alien encounter, escapades, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 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, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: double life, androids and robots, rescue, surgery, protector, government facility, family relations, adventure, secret agents, superhuman powers, siblings relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 97K
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, superhero, secret identity, good versus evil, superhuman powers, super strength, strong female character, imaginary, alien monster, alien, sister sister relationship, alien race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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27%
Unnatural History (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Teenager Henry Griffin acquired many skills through years of travelling the world with his anthropologist parents. Sent to live with his uncle and cousin in Washington DC, and with the help of his cousin Jasper and friend Maggie, he must now use ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, crimes, high school life, friends, social relations, heroes, teenage life, escapades, young heroes, family, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 114K
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: touching, suspenseful, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, high school, teenage love, supernatural, teenage life, life turned upside down, school, high school life, team, supernatural power, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 14K
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, not serious, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: pickup truck, small town, secret, creature, friendship, junkyard, creature feature, teenage protagonist, scientist, escape, high school, love interest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
 7.4
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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, fighting crime, danger, crimes, save the day, escapades, african american, violence, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 4K
Riley Rewind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A high school girl named Riley has the ability to travel back in time and uses this power to save her friend who commits suicide.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, high school, teacher, friendship, bomb, imaginary, life risking, supernatural, teenage life, high school life, social relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%