Movies and TV shows like The Umbrella Academy

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The Umbrella Academy (2019)
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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, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, time traveler, time travel, adventure, team, netflix, danger, fantasy world, fight, family, life is a bitch, super strength, death, dysfunctional family, superheroine, society, villain, children, family relations, superhuman powers, childhood, monster, supernatural ability, father ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989
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, captivating, tense and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about superhero, heroes, supernatural power, super strength, danger, good versus evil and escapades mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The Umbrella Academy: Doom Patrol (2019), Misfits (2009), Titans (2018), The Gifted (2017), Legion (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Doom Patrol (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, superhero, outcast, androids and robots, tragedy, talking robot, tragic event, villain, warner bros, misfit, cyborgs, split personality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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, superhuman powers, youth, friends, teenage life, swearing, anti heroes, imaginary, friendship, superhero, supernatural power, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, supernatural ability, superhero, secret identity, friendship, superheroine, villain, fight scenes, danger, murder, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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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: supernatural power, supernatural ability, super powers, mutant, superhero, teamwork, good versus evil, parents and children, family, superhero team, social misfits, super strength ...
Time: 2010s
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Legion (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: telepathy, supernatural power, superhuman, mental illness, schizophrenia, telekinesis, memory, mutant, mental institution, unreliable narrator, reality vs fantasy, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, sadistic, bloody, dark ...
Plot: drugs, youth, danger, death, training, boarding school, assassin, gang, murderer, teenager, private school, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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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, heroes, supernatural power, speed, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, save the world, save the day, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, tense, exciting, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, teenage superhero, superhero, super strength, teenager, youth, friendship, supernatural, teleportation, danger, investigation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
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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, serious, emotional, entertaining
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Marvel's 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, semi serious, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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Future Man (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Josh Futturman, a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night, is tasked with preventing the extinction of humanity after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, absurd
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric “holistic” detective Dirk Gently and his reluctant assistant Todd. An adaptation of Douglas Adams’ wildly successful comic novels.
Style: intellectual, ironic, captivating, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: murder investigation, clue, time travel, private detective, unstoppable, partners, strange person, government agent, hallucination, detective agency, crime investigation, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
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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
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Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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TV show
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful
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Place: usa
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Watchmen (2019)
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TV show
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Style: atmospheric, non-linear, bleak, suspense
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Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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TV show
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Marvel's 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
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67%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, exciting ...
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Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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Jupiter's Legacy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: As the world's first generation of superheroes (who received their powers in the 1930s) become the revered elder guard in the present, their superpowered children struggle to live up to the legendary feats of their parents.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, futuristic, epic
Plot: superhero, superhero team, legacy, superhuman powers, children, superheroine, fight, power, loyalty, heroes, super villain, generation ...
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30%
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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, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: black magic, werewolf, friendship, adventure, magic, danger, youth, clan, society, university, death, hopes ...
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Ms. Marvel (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A great student, avid gamer, and voracious fan-fic scribe, Kamala Khan has a special affinity for Super Heroes, particularly Captain Marvel. However, she struggles to fit in at home and at school — that is, until she gets super powers like the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural power, fantasy world, supernatural ability, magic, magician, school, betrayal, college, society, danger, student, king ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Uchuu Sentai Kyuranger (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA, South Korea
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Earth has been taken over by invaders. With the universe under their thrall, the tears of the people awaken the nine ultimate saviors, chosen by the KyuTama, and they are here for the galaxy's salvation. Nine different people with strong ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: superhero team, superhero, violence, youth, courage, supernatural power, super strength, group of friends, martial arts, good versus evil, tough guy, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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29%
 6.9
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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: captivating, exciting, tense, non-linear, talky
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, save the world, friendship, betrayal, uncover truth, youth, destiny, martial arts, rivalry, heroes, family relations, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, young heroes, superhuman powers, youth, laboratory, teenage life, friendship, family relations, danger, undercover, mad scientist, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1988, year 1989 ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Thundermans (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: feel good, entertaining, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, twins, siblings relations, young heroes, heroes, supernatural power, superhuman powers, family relations, teenager, youth, friendship, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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14%
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Ultraman X (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A solar flare has awakened Spark Dolls from the depths of the earth and the ocean! Fifteen years later, Daichi Ozora transforms into Ultraman X to battle threats from both aliens and monsters. He is also a member of Xio, a team created to battle the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: superhero, transformation, monster, violence, super villain, good versus evil, fictional war, heroes, giant creature, rescue, friends, super strength ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Deboth Army who invaded the Earth in the time of the dinosaurs has revived. Wise God Torin selects 5 brave individuals who can defeat their respective Zyudenryu and give the powers to become the “People of the Strong Dragons”, KYORYUGER.
Style: super sentai, mecha, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: superhero, superhero team, monster, robot, transformation, dinosaur, good versus evil, teamwork, super strength, fight, tough guy, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%