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The Umbrella Academy (2019)
 8.0
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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: superhero, heroes, adventure, danger, family, dysfunctional family, death, life is a bitch, gay, time travel, society, fight, fantasy world, superheroine
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 danger, superhero, escapades, heroes, adventure, rivalry and imaginary mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The Umbrella Academy: The Gifted (2017), Titans (2018), Krypton (2018), The Flash (2014), My Secret Identity (1988). 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, twists and turns, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, super powers, superhero, supernatural ability, parents and children, supernatural power, teamwork, good versus evil, social misfits, hunted, family, prejudice ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.9
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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, superheroine, superhero, secret identity, villain, friendship, road trip, supernatural ability, teenage superhero, murder, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 7.0
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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, captivating, talky, non-linear, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, save the world, society, dialogue, uncover truth, betrayal, friendship, family relations, fight scenes, youth, heroes, investigation ...
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100%
 7.8
 281K
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, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, adventure, crimes, time travel, speed, save the day, danger, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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50%
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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: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, undercover, escapades, adventure, superhuman powers, heroes, young heroes, family relations, mad scientist, laboratory, friendship, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, twentieth century, 1990s ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
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100%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, stylized, tense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, heroes, warrior, rivalry, murder, danger, death, chase, vengeance, blood, fantasy world ...
Place: feudal japan
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67%
 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: superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, superhuman powers, law enforcement, fighting crime, police detective, supernatural, youth, danger, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 6.9
 12K
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, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: black magic, youth, rivalry, university, good versus evil, mentor, friendship, adventure, heroes, hopes, danger, escapades ...
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75%
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 7.4
 107K
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, save the day, crimes, escapades, master villain, african american, death, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city
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100%
 5.0
 20K
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, betrayal, friendship, superhuman, brother brother relationship, teleportation, danger, crimes, family, moon, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, martial arts, mutant, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, master warrior, heroes, good versus evil, friendship, secret identity, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 21K
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, suspenseful, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, outcast, androids and robots, split personality, superhero, tragedy, wheelchair bound, shrinking, talking robot, villain, tragic event, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rivalry, danger, youth, save the world, bounty hunter, partners, escapades, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Power Rangers Lost Galaxy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Power-Packed Adventure! Action-Packed Fun! A time in the future. The space colony Terra Venture journeys beyond Earth in search of new worlds. Peace reigns throughout the cosmos...or does it? Far away, in a strange galaxy, the evil Scorpius attacks ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, outer space, adventure, space wars, escapades, androids and robots, heroic mission, space and aliens, rivalry, mutant, rescue ...
Time: future
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100%
 6.0
 543
NightMan (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, jazz musician, escapades, adventure, rivalry, superhuman powers, imaginary, heroes, danger, fighting crime, jazz, saxophone ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco
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43%
 8.6
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, fighting crime, heroes, secret identity, lawyer, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, daredevil, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The New Legends of Monkey (2018)
Genre: Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Follow a teenage girl and a trio of fallen gods on a perilous journey as they attempt to bring an end to a demonic reign of chaos and restore balance to their world. Inspired by the 16th Century Chinese fable “Journey to the West.”
Style: tense, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Plot: demons, good versus evil, deity, hand to hand combat, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, danger, liberation, dishonesty, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 87K
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, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, misfit, anti heroes, friends, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, swearing, superhuman powers, twentysomething life, superhero, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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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, bleak, exciting, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, superhero, teenager, teenage superhero, friendship, supernatural, super strength, youth, teleportation, danger, romancing partners, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
 6.4
 99K
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, secret identity, strong female character, super strength, alien, superhuman powers, superheroine, good versus evil, alien monster, sister sister relationship, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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41%
 8.3
 77K
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, exciting, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, reality vs fantasy, mutant, unreliable narrator, memory, psychological thriller, schizophrenia, telepathy, blood, mental illness, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, twins, family relations, siblings relations, young heroes, heroes, superhuman powers, family, eccentric family, youth, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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29%
 6.0
 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: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, adventure, heroic mission, supernatural ability, rivalry, danger, undercover, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, androids and robots, danger, investigation, escapades, ex athlete, government agency, chases and races, government facility, undercover, female protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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37%
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
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, chaos and mayhem, escapades, superhuman powers, imaginary, ancient mystery, curses spells and rituals, master villain, heroic mission, heroes, uninhibited rivalry ...
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35%
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, stylized, exciting, entertaining, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, villain, alternate reality, superhero, adventure, save the world, lgbt, assassin, time travel, super villain, female warrior, strong female character ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 2K
Immortals (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Driven by revenge, human-turned-vampire Mia sets out to vanquish Dmitry, a ruthless vampire leader who seeks an artifact that grants immortality.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: revenge, vampire, escapades, culture clash, rivalry, friendship, hopes, danger, youth, society, adventure, betrayal ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 180K
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, superhero, investigation, strong female character, danger, super powers, imaginary, violence, lawyer, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 79K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, adventure, fate of humanity, society, worldwide chaos, chaos, chases and races, danger, parents and children, dictatorship ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, martial arts, power rangers, heroes, young heroes, rivalry, partners, computer genius, save the world, family, androids and robots ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%