Movies and TV shows like The Umbrella Academy

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The Umbrella Academy (2019)
 7.9
 103K
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: heroes, superhero, adventure, danger, life is a bitch, death, family, fantasy world, time travel, dysfunctional family, superheroine, society, fight, gay
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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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, rivalry, supernatural power and adventure mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The Umbrella Academy: The Gifted (2017), Titans (2018), Misfits (2009), DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016), Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Gifted (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, parents and children, good versus evil, social misfits, hunted, family, prejudice ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.8
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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, supernatural ability, friendship, danger, villain, road trip, fight scenes, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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100%
 8.2
 90K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, imaginary, misfit, supernatural, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, anti heroes, superhuman powers, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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75%
DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, lgbt, adventure, save the world, super villain, alternate reality, superhero, time travel, female warrior, strong female character, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, exciting, bleak, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, super strength, teenage superhero, superhero, teenager, friendship, youth, supernatural, teleportation, danger, justice, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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86%
 6.7
 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: heroes, superhero, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, danger, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 27K
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: psychological, futuristic, ironic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, androids and robots, outcast, superhero, tragedy, wheelchair bound, shrinking, talking robot, villain, tragic event, split personality, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 7.7
 298K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, good versus evil, heroes, speed, time travel, adventure, save the world, danger, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 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: captivating, talky, exciting, tense, non-linear
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, save the world, betrayal, friendship, dialogue, society, uncover truth, martial arts, youth, investigation, heroes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 108K
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, suspenseful, emotional, light, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, superhero, strong female character, superheroine, secret identity, alien race, superhuman powers, imaginary, super strength, good versus evil, super powers, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 188K
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, super powers, superhero, investigation, danger, superheroine, violence, lawyer, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 10K
Deadly Class (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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, assassin, murderer, disciple, violence, teenager, boarding school ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 401K
Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, fighting crime, vigilantism, undercover, martial arts, millionaire, rivalry, righting the wronged, masked vigilante, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
My Secret Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, teenage life, young heroes, laboratory, friendship, undercover, secret identity, danger, save the day, heroes, adventure, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1988, 1990s ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Middleman (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, exciting, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret agents, parody, save the world, hidden identity, escapades, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, law enforcement, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 113K
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, african american, superhuman powers, good versus evil, fighting crime, danger, crimes, save the day, escapades, master villain, death, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 17K
The Order (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: black magic, friendship, good versus evil, danger, youth, university, culture clash, mentor, adventure, death, society, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Saban's Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 20 min.
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, martial arts, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, friendship, adventure, heroes, master warrior, mutant, danger, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 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, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, save the world, good versus evil, family, friendship, rescue, adventure, young heroes, supernatural ability, imaginary, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 21K
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, teleportation, royal family, betrayal, friendship, superhuman, brother brother relationship, danger, family, crimes, moon, runaway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Power Rangers DinoThunder (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An eccentric scientist and his partner, veteran Power Ranger Dr. Tommy Oliver, have created Dinosaur like robots called Bio Zords. After their laboratory is attacked by the evil Mesogog, Tommy narrowly escapes and retreats to the nearby city of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, martial arts, power rangers, secret identity, rivalry, computer genius, partners, danger, save the world, androids and robots, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, entertaining, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, twins, siblings relations, young heroes, superhuman powers, heroes, family relations, youth, friendship, family, rivalry, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.6
 351K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
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, vigilantism, secret identity, heroes, good versus evil, fighting crime, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, daredevil, lawyer, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Power Rangers Wild Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Netherlands, Japan, France
Duration: 30 min.
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: exciting, serious, super sentai, mecha
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, power rangers, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, superhuman powers, rescue, danger, heroes, ancient mystery, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 3K
Flash Gordon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Flash Gordon is an American science fiction television series that debuted on Sci Fi in the United States on August 10, 2007 and continued airing new episodes through February 8, 2008. It has also appeared on the United Kingdom Sci Fi Channel and ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, partners, heroes, adventure, save the world, rivalry, danger, distant planet, bounty hunter, chases and races, escapades, space travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 2K
The Phantom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Before Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman, there was The Phantom, the greatest legend in the annals of 20th century comic-book crime fighting. Now, the immortal superhero returns to strike terror in the hearts of villains around the world - and to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, fighting crime, good versus evil, secret identity, danger, rivalry, adventure, escapades, heroic mission, undercover, vigilante, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.3
 80K
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: teens, boys' night, 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 ⇓
50%
 5.9
 4K
Mutant X (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mutant X is a science fiction television series that debuted on October 6, 2001. The show was created by Avi Arad, and it centers around Mutant X, a team of "New Mutants" who possess extraordinary powers as a result of genetic engineering. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, undercover, save the world, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Power Rangers Dino Charge (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: On prehistoric Earth, an alien entrusted powerful Energems to 10 dinosaurs, but when the dinosaurs went extinct, the Energems were lost. Now an intergalactic bounty hunter is determined to reclaim the Energems and destroy our planet. A new team of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: superhero, power rangers, partners, bounty hunter, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, escapades, youth, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 27K
Batwoman (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, secret identity, female protagonist, superhero, sister sister relationship, danger, military, crimes, brutality, family, martial arts training ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%