Movies and TV shows like The Umbrella Academy

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The Umbrella Academy (2019)
 7.9
 247K
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, captivating, suspense, disturbing, funny, atmospheric, feel good, spiritual, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, time travel, heroes, time traveler, team, apocalypse, fight, adventure, family, academy, fantasy world, life is a bitch, death, super strength, supernatural power, gay, stopped time, dysfunctional family, lgbtq, superheroine, teenager, university, power, heroine, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, future, 80s, 60s, 2010s, 21st century, 20th century ...
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, supernatural power, heroes, super strength, supernatural, danger and super powers mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The Umbrella Academy: Doom Patrol (2019), Misfits (2009), Titans (2018), Future Man (2017), The Gifted (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.
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, disturbing, captivating, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, superhero, outcast, tragedy, talking robot, tragic event, villain, misfit, cyborgs, androids and robots, split personality, wheelchair bound ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.2
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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: exciting, witty, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, friends, superhero, youth, supernatural power, friendship, teenage life, time travel, swearing, superhuman powers, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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93%
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: ironic, psychological, intellectual, captivating, tense ...
Plot: time travel, clue, private detective, murder investigation, partners, unstoppable, investigation, hallucination, strange person, crime investigation, detective agency, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
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80%
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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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero, superhero team, supernatural ability, secret identity, friendship, murder, vengeance, crimes, villain, self discovery, superheroine, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
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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: feel good, humorous, light, funny, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, murder, warrior, chosen one, dystopic future, distopia, sent to the past, future dystopia, superhero, save the world, video game, heroes ...
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100%
 7.3
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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, stylized, spiritual
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, super powers, mutant, supernatural power, supernatural ability, teamwork, good versus evil, superhero team, parents and children, twists and turns, family, social misfits ...
Time: 2010s
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75%
 7.9
 321K
WandaVision (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.
Style: sitcom, entertaining, captivating, exciting, surreal ...
Plot: superhero, superheroine, supernatural power, magical power, suburbs, supernatural, magic, witch, suburban life, super strength, repressed memory, false memory ...
Time: 50s, 2000s, 2020s, 70s, 2010s ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 92K
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: captivating, exciting, spiritual, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: mental illness, telepathy, superhuman, supernatural power, superhero, x men, telekinesis, mutant, schizophrenia, memory, super powers, power ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, exciting, bleak, tense
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superheroine, superhero, teenager, supernatural, friendship, youth, teleportation, justice, investigation, vengeance, woman with a gun, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
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Deadly Class (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: atmospheric, brutal, sadistic, bloody, dark ...
Plot: youth, boarding school, training, teenager, drugs, death, gang, private school, smoking, disciple, school, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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80%
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, humorous, exciting, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, time travel, adventure, save the world, villain, alternate reality, lgbt, superhero, female warrior, lesbian, martial arts, lesbian love ...
Time: 2010s
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57%
 7.6
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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, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: superhero, time travel, heroes, speed, adventure, supernatural power, superhuman powers, multiverse, good versus evil, alternate universe, secret identity, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, emotional, serious, entertaining
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa
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67%
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The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
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, fairy tale, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: magic, fantasy world, supernatural ability, magician, wizards and magicians, supernatural power, studying, wizards, school, college, magic spell, betrayal ...
Place: new york
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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, serious, realistic, semi serious, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, private detective, strong female character, investigation, strong female lead, lawyer, violence, good versus evil, supernatural power, super powers, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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60%
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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, thought provoking, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, heroic mission, lawyer, vigilante, one against many, vigilantism, ninja, one man army, good versus evil, daredevil ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 18K
DC's Stargirl (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 566 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, light, talky
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superheroine, heroine, heroes, superhero team, good versus evil, masked superhero, superhuman powers, bravery, rescue, teenager, super strength ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
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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, scenic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural, supernatural ability, heroes, youth, life is a bitch, rivalry, destiny, supernatural power, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: futuristic, exciting, tense, captivating, epic ...
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural power, superhero team, super strength, legacy, superheroine, fight, generation, heroes, power, vanity ...
Time: 1930s, year 1929
Place: new york, kansas
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100%
 7.5
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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: captivating, exciting, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, double life, fighting crime, martial arts, rivalry, crime fighter, parkour, archer, vigilante, crimes, scheme ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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25%
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
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, teleportation, moon, friendship, betrayal, crimes, family, alien, super strength, brother brother relationship, isolated community ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.3
 21K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 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, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, family, adventure, high school, fantasy world, fight scenes, good versus evil, save the world, invisible man, space travel, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.3
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Peacemaker (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: The continuing story of Peacemaker – a compellingly vainglorious man who believes in peace at any cost, no matter how many people he has to kill to get it – in the aftermath of the events of “The Suicide Squad.”
Style: funny, humorous, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, society, heroes, chase, mission, transformation, race against time, fictional war, revenge, super strength, crimes, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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 6.8
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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, non-linear, tense, talky
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, superhero, uncover truth, friendship, betrayal, martial arts, heroes, destiny, youth, rivalry, family relations, adventure ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sitcom, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, teenager, heroes, young heroes, siblings relations, brother sister relationship, friendship, superhuman powers, rivalry, youth, twins, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 7.8
 96K
Russian Doll (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Nadia keeps dying and reliving her 36th birthday party. She's trapped in a surreal time loop -- and staring down the barrel of her own mortality.
Style: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: time loop, death, homeless man, lesbian, time travel, twists and turns, character study, strong female character, survival, partners, trapped, time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Marvel Studios: Legends (2021)
Genre: Short, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 7 min.
TV show
Story: Revisit the epic heroes, villains and moments from across the MCU in preparation for the stories still to come. Each dynamic segment feeds directly into the upcoming series — setting the stage for future events. This series weaves together the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: fight scenes, superhero, heroes, superhero team, super villain, friendship, chase, society, battles, violence, supernatural power, salvation ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 64K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.
Style: captivating, tense, dark fantasy, serious, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, vampire, magic, demon, supernatural being, female protagonist, werewolf, supernatural power, good versus evil, friendship, family secret, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ultraman Decker (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Seven years have passed since Ultraman Trigger protected the world from various threats. In the present, Kanata Asumi, who is a positive young man, peacefully lives together with his grandpa. One day, while delivering ordered food, he witnessed a ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, disturbing, captivating, reboot
Plot: superhero, alien invasion, super strength, giant monster, galaxy, fight, monster, transformation, teamwork, superhero team, supernatural ability, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 5K
Naomi (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Follow a teen girl’s journey from her small northwestern town to the heights of the multiverse. When a supernatural event shakes her hometown to the core, Naomi sets out to uncover its origins, and what she discovers will challenge everything we ...
Style: entertaining, disturbing, exciting, captivating
Plot: alien, supernatural power, supernatural ability, teenager, superhero, heroes, adventure, magical power, teenage life, teenage protagonist, parallel universe, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%