Movies and TV shows like The Boys

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The Boys (2019)
 8.7
 168K
The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
Style: dark humor, entertaining, tense, bloody, satirical
Plot: vengeance, superhero, super powers, society, crimes, murder, investigation, brutality, corruption, rivalry, superheroine, supernatural, parody, violence, blood, misfit, father son relationship, super speed, closeted homosexual, revenge, gore, profanity, frenchman abroad, nudity (full frontal - brief), cute girl ...
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to The Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, tense, suspenseful and serious films and TV series with plots about crimes, rivalry, danger, superhero, murder, heroes and violence mostly in Action, Crime and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Boys: Powers (2015), The Punisher (2017), Wayne (2019), HAPPY! (2017), Blood Drive (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, life is a bitch, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 175K
The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, harsh, bloody, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, justice, violence, gunfight, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, revenge, superhero, death, one man army, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 7K
Wayne (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In this gritty and sometimes bloody tale, sixteen year-old Wayne sets out on a dirt bike with his new crush Del to take back the 1978 Pontiac Trans Am that was stolen from his father before he died. It is Wayne and Del against the world.
Style: brutal, tense, dark humor, comic, gross out humor ...
Plot: teenage boy, tragic hero, violence, adventure, target, love, family, prostitution, blood, grief, irony of fate, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.2
 32K
HAPPY! (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nick Sax, an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man, floats adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: imaginary friend, gory, murder, hitman, crimes, kidnapping, danger, swearing, investigation, fight scenes, goofy hero, brutality ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 5K
Blood Drive (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a near-dystopian future, a former cop is forced to take part in a death race where the cars run on human blood. You lose a leg and you lose your head.
Style: bloody, tense, macabre, road movie, rough
Plot: car race, murder, crimes, survival, ex cop, danger, rivalry, gunfight, gangsters, dishonesty, police investigation, surrealism ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 61K
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, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, superheroine, secret identity, supernatural ability, friendship, danger, villain, road trip, fight scenes, vengeance, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Toxic Avenger is lured to Tokyo, Japan by the evil corporation Apocalypse Inc. So while the Toxic Avenger is fighting crime in Tokyo, Apocalypse Inc. spread evil in Tromaville.
Style: cult film, humorous, not serious, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, superhero, mutant, gore, gory, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), good versus evil, rivalry, social misfits, misfit, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo, japan, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 518K
Kick-Ass (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, entertaining, brutal ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, disguise, fighting crime, lifestyle, youth, heroes, killings, teenage life, odd, fist fighting, misfit, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 353K
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, heroes, vigilantism, secret identity, good versus evil, fighting crime, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, lawyer, daredevil, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Marvel's The Defenders (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: strong female lead, superhero team, masked superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroic mission, master villain, superhero, daredevil, partnership, death, male objectification ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 78K
Watchmen (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Television series based on the comic-book 'Watchmen', which was published by DC Comics in 1986 - 1987.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, bleak, suspense
Plot: anti hero, superhero, team, superhero team, heroes, police officer, racial slur, racial tension, fight, racial discrimination, masked hero, villain ...
Time: year 2019
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Suburra: Blood on Rome (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In 2008, a fight over land in a seaside town near Rome spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: cosa nostra, vatican, corruption, rivalry, murder, crimes, betrayal, death, dishonesty, organized crime, violence, friendship ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 3K
Reprisal (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A hyper-noir story that follows a relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, sets out to take revenge against her brother and his bombastic gang of gear-heads.
Style: tense, bloody, disturbing, captivating
Plot: neo-noir, neo noir, gang leader, revenge, gang, femme fatale, vengeance, violence, adaptation, murder, danger, crimes ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 7K
Stargirl (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, teenager, bravery, super strength, good versus evil, rescue, team, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Downtown Precinct (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An Israeli Detective investigating a Russian mob in Israel, falls into trouble
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, society, investigation, co worker co worker relationship, police, murder, danger, russian mafia, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
No Mercy for the Rude (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: His name is Killa. Growing up as an orphan, he had been teased so much for being a lisper that he decided not to talk at all until getting a surgery that would make him talk clearly. Living all by himself, he spends his time doing only two things; ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, mute, crimes, murder, surgery, vengeance, danger, rivalry, escapades, anti hero, mute or deaf, ballet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 111K
Iron Fist (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Danny Rand resurfaces 15 years after being presumed dead. Now, with the power of the Iron Fist, he seeks to reclaim his past and fulfill his destiny.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, super powers, superhuman powers, heroes, crimes, fighting crime, good versus evil, save the day, danger, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
RoboCop: Prime Directives (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 375 min.
Story: Thirteen years after the original Robocop, Delta City, considered to be "The Safest Place On Earth!", has become a futuristic city owned and operated by OCP, and RoboCop, Alex Murphy has begun to feel his age. Murphy finds himself nearly ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, androids and robots, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, rivalry, life is a bitch, society, law enforcement, crimes, crime, future dystopia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 335
Nun of That (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nun of That is an action-comedy that follows Sister Kelly Wrath as she transforms from a nun with a simple temper problem to a vengeful killer. After being gunned down in an alley, she ascends to heaven to receive training from some of the great ...
Style: humorous, captivating, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, clergy, rivalry, danger, vigilantism, crimes, nun, convent, murderer, murder, transformation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 18K
Batman (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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, humorous, offbeat, stylized, exciting ...
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 ⇓
28%
 8.3
 41K
Barry (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.
Style: tense, dark humor, captivating, ironic, suspense
Plot: hitman, mentor, police investigation, danger, shooting, murder, friends, crimes, betrayal, culture clash, ambition, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Guilty as Charged (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rod Steiger stars as a vigilante who with the aid of his helper, Isaac Hayes, captures men whom he considers evil and executes them in his homemade electric chair.
Style: rough, humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: electric chair, murder, vigilantism, vigilante, kidnapping, parole officer, crime, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, religions or cults, injustice ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, escapades, adventure, danger, secret identity, rivalry, heroic mission, undercover, vigilante, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 246K
Dredd (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, South Africa, USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called ...
Style: intense, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, tough law enforcer, judge, drug lord, survival, justice, corruption, police, rivalry, arrest, neo noir, explosion ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 20K
3% (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 49 min.
Story: In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense
Plot: rivalry, life is a bitch, society, danger, murder, culture clash, vengeance, crimes, violence, death, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: future
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Black Scorpion (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Darcy is a cop who is also a supehero named Black Scorpion at night who kicks and beats evildoers to a pulp. She soon catches wind of an asthmatic mad scientist who plans on tainting the city's air supply with a toxin. Only Darcy in her ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, femme fatale, superhero, escapades, fighting crime, police detective, working undercover, heroic mission, vengeance, vigilantism, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 883K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, comic, dark humor, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, anti hero, superhuman powers, dark hero, mutant, revenge, anti heroes, supernatural ability, imaginary, immortality, self healing, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, entertaining, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, twins, siblings relations, young heroes, heroes, superhuman powers, family relations, youth, friendship, family, rivalry, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Torrente 4: Lethal crisis (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Lethal Crisis, the world's most uncouth private eye is framed for a crime he didn't commit in the riotous fourth installment of the Torrente series.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, false accusation, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, vengeance, frame up, rivalry, crimes, crime, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Black Ninja (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Infamous defense attorney Malik Ali's haunted past causes him to double as a vigilante ninja, defending the cities worst thugs by day and battling them by night. While protecting a beautiful witness, in a case against a ruthless mobster, Malik ...
Style: exciting, humorous, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: martial arts, superhero, hotshot lawyer, fighting crime, danger, gang, crimes, vigilantism, legal, rivalry, legal action, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%