Movies and TV shows like The Umbrella Academy

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The Umbrella Academy (2019)
 8.0
 142K
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
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, adventure, time travel, danger, fantasy world, family, life is a bitch, death, fight, superheroine, dysfunctional family, society, netflix, time traveler, gay, super strength, team, siblings
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Umbrella Academy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about superhero, heroes, danger, escapades, adventure, good versus evil and super strength mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Umbrella Academy: Misfits (2009), The Gifted (2017), Doom Patrol (2019), Titans (2018), The Flash (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 92K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, friends, swearing, anti heroes, supernatural, imaginary, misfit, juvenile delinquent, superhuman powers, teenage life, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.4
 30K
The Gifted (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A suburban couple's ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, twists and turns, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural power, super powers, supernatural ability, superhero, teamwork, good versus evil, parents and children, social misfits, hunted, family, super strength ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.9
 31K
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, futuristic, disturbing, ironic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, androids and robots, outcast, superhero, tragedy, shrinking, wheelchair bound, talking robot, villain, tragic event, split personality, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 62K
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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, secret identity, supernatural ability, superheroine, friendship, danger, villain, road trip, fight scenes, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 301K
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, good versus evil, speed, time travel, adventure, secret identity, save the world, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, tense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, teenage superhero, super strength, superhero, teenager, youth, supernatural, friendship, teleportation, investigation, vengeance, justice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 109K
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, emotional, light, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, superhero, strong female character, secret identity, superheroine, superhuman powers, alien race, super strength, imaginary, good versus evil, super powers, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, life is a bitch, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, entertaining, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, villain, alternate reality, save the world, adventure, lgbt, superhero, super villain, time travel, female warrior, martial arts, strong female character ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.6
 355K
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, secret identity, good versus evil, fighting crime, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, lawyer, daredevil, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 14K
Krypton (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, tense, non-linear
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, save the world, betrayal, friendship, dialogue, society, uncover truth, martial arts, destiny, investigation, rivalry, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Secret Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: My Secret Identity was a Canadian television series starring Jerry O'Connell and Derek McGrath. Originally broadcast from October 9, 1988 – May 25, 1991 on CTV in Canada, the series also aired in syndication in the United States. The series ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, young heroes, superhuman powers, youth, radiation, disorder, family relations, teenage life, danger, undercover, mad scientist, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1988, 1990s ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 19K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, family, friendship, young heroes, rescue, adventure, imaginary, supernatural ability, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Middleman (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Middleman is an American television series. The series, which was developed for television by Javier Grillo-Marxuach for ABC Family, is based on the Viper Comics series, The Middleman, created by Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine. The series ran ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret agents, parody, save the world, hidden identity, good versus evil, rivalry, danger, partners, escapades, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 190K
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, serious, realistic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, private detective, imaginary, super powers, superhero, investigation, danger, adventure, superheroine, violence, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 8.3
 81K
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, bleak, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, unreliable narrator, superhero, telekinesis, reality vs fantasy, schizophrenia, mutant, memory, blood, telepathy, super strength, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 10K
Deadly Class (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follow a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques, and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal.
Style: brutal, atmospheric, bloody, dark
Plot: youth, danger, death, drugs, gang, private school, murderer, disciple, assassin, boarding school, training, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 22K
Inhumans (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, teleportation, superhuman, royal family, friendship, betrayal, brother brother relationship, danger, crimes, family, moon, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Saban's Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation is an American live-action television series produced by Saban Entertainment, which ran on the Fox Kids network from 1997 to 1998. The short-lived series was based loosely from Mirage Studios' Teenage Mutant ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, martial arts, mutant, good versus evil, heroic mission, friendship, adventure, heroes, master warrior, rescue, save the day, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 8K
Stargirl (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 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, talky, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superheroine, superhero, heroine, heroes, superhero team, super strength, teenager, save the world, superhuman powers, good versus evil, bravery, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, fighting crime, secret identity, good versus evil, undercover, fictional reality, vengeance, danger, escapades, crimes, imaginary ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 19K
The Order (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Out to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: black magic, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, youth, danger, university, society, culture clash, death, hopes, werewolf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 6.6
 511
Timecop (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Timecop is an American science fiction television series. The show was broadcast on the ABC network and first aired in 1997. The series is based on the Timecop movie and the "Time Cop" feature which had appeared in the comic book series ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: time travel, danger, changing the past or future, heroes, adventure, escapades, imaginary, save the day, criminal heroes, superhero, alternate reality
Time: 90s, year 2007, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 3.6
 29K
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, lgbt, superhero, martial arts training, military, secret identity, lesbianism, sister sister relationship, family, brutality ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 403K
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, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, double life, vigilantism, fighting crime, undercover, martial arts, millionaire, rivalry, righting the wronged, masked vigilante, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 7.3
 115K
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, stylized, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, african american, good versus evil, superhuman powers, crimes, save the day, danger, fighting crime, escapades, master villain, death, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Power Rangers Wild Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Netherlands, Japan, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Power Rangers Wild Force takes place in a city known as Turtle Lake, where evil creatures of the past called The Orgs have returned from their long slumber to cause havoc on earth! As The Orgs return, Princess Shayla of the floating sky island, ...
Style: serious, exciting, super sentai, mecha
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, power rangers, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, danger, rescue, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, heroes, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 631
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, imaginary, adventure, danger, fighting crime, rivalry, escapades, heroes, jazz, super strength, jazz singer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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, exciting, serious, disturbing
Plot: government agency, chaos, track down, deadly, adventure, undercover, danger, superhero, genetically altered, heroes, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 19K
Batman (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Batman is a 1960s American live action television series, based on the DC comic book character of the same name. It stars Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin — two crime-fighting heroes who defend Gotham City. It aired on ABC for three ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, estate, heroes, secret identity, master criminal, undercover, escapades, criminal heroes, danger, chief, super vehicle, business venture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%