Movies and TV shows like The Boys

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The Boys (2019)
 8.7
 280K
The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: bloody, entertaining, tense, satirical, parody, captivating, exciting
Plot: dark humor, superhero, vengeance, super powers, super speed, superheroine, corruption, society, rivalry, murder, investigation, brutality, superhuman, blood, crimes, violence, supernatural, supernatural power, misfit, closeted homosexual, father son relationship, death, battles, justice, super strength ...
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, captivating, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about superhero, heroes, violence, murder, crimes, supernatural power and vengeance mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The Boys: The Punisher (2017), Dredd (2012), Powers (2015), HAPPY! (2017), Deadpool (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 192K
The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, justice, gunfight, violence, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, one man army, revenge, fight scenes, superhero, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.1
 259K
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: futuristic, intense, neo noir, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, post apocalypse, judge, lone hero, drug lord, fighting crime, cyberpunk, distopia, survival, psychic, corruption, police ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 6K
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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, danger, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.2
 34K
HAPPY! (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, crimes, hitman, kidnapping, investigation, swearing, danger, fight scenes, goofy hero, happy ending ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 8.0
 928K
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, stylized, parody, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, anti hero, anti heroes, superhuman powers, dark hero, mutant, revenge, dark humor, immortality, escapades, supernatural ability, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 533K
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: odd, stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, young heroes, teenage life, heroes, disguise, misfit, lifestyle, youth, crimes, double life, friends, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 99K
Watchmen (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 527 min.
TV show
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, masked superhero, masked hero, team, superhero, superhero team, heroes, police officer, racial tension, racial slur, fight, racial discrimination ...
Time: year 2019
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.5
 259K
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilante, partners, masked vigilante, double life, henchman, crime fighter, vigilantism, vengeance, heroes, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.4
 12K
Wayne (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, comic, thought provoking
Plot: teenage boy, violence, tragic hero, adventure, dark humor, target, family, love, fall in love, grief, irony of fate, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, private detective, superhero, super powers, imaginary, investigation, danger, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, superheroine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 71K
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, superhero, supernatural ability, secret identity, friendship, superheroine, villain, danger, murder, crimes, vengeance, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Suburra: Blood on Rome (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: disturbing, exciting, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: cosa nostra, corruption, rivalry, murder, crimes, organized crime, death, betrayal, dishonesty, violence, danger, friendship ...
Place: rome italy, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Blade: House of Chthon (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The brutal hunt for the pure bloods continues as the ultimate vampire hunter, Blade, battles to defeat the House of Chthon, an ancient evil sect of vampires that is growing stronger everyday. Led by the vampire overlord Marcus, their objective is to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tough guy, vampire hunter, vampire, superhero, supernatural, immortality, heroes, swearing, good versus evil, supernatural ability, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 2000s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: TV series centering on Marvel Cinematic Universe characters Falcon and The Winter Soldier.
Style: exciting, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: superhero, superhuman, super powers, warrior, violence, tough guy, miraculous event, cyborgs, good versus evil, friendship, heroes, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 6K
Blood Drive (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, road movie, macabre, rough
Plot: crimes, murder, car race, survival, ex cop, gunfight, rivalry, danger, sex scene, surrealism, rescue, dishonesty ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Marvel Studios: Legends (2021)
Genre: 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, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: superhero, heroes, superhero team, danger, salvation, battles, super villain, fight scenes, fight, supernatural power, friendship, deadly ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 181K
WandaVision (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, 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
Plot: witch, supernatural, suburbs, superhero, magical power, superheroine, supernatural power, repressed memory, comic hero, false memory, superhero team, heroes ...
Time: 50s, 90s, 1990s, 2010s, 1950s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 6 min.
TV show
Story: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot is set in the world of the hit television series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Taking place shortly before the beginning of Season 4, this digital series features the character of Elena “Yo-Yo” ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: s.h.i.e.l.d., superhero, superhuman speed, spy, supernatural power, superheroine, super speed, superhero team, secret mission, heroine, mission, adventure
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, entertaining, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman, teleportation, supernatural power, royal family, friendship, betrayal, isolated community, super strength, brother brother relationship, alien, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Marvel's Runaways (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other must unite against a common foe – their parents.
Style: captivating, entertaining, tense, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, supernatural ability, youth, runaway, superhero team, superheroine, super villain, friendship, superhero, parents and children, good versus evil, love and romance ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ms. Marvel (2021)
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, contemplative, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, superheroine, female fighter, heroes, good versus evil, muslim, teenager, mission, escapades, violence, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Cowboy Bebop (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A ragtag crew of bounty hunters chases down the galaxy's most dangerous criminals. They'll save the world... for the right price.
Style: contemplative, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: bounty hunter, dangerous, criminal, hunter, galaxy, violence, outer space, cowboy, rivalry, brutality, revenge, chase ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 119K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super strength, african american, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the day, danger, heroes, crimes, fighting crime, super powers, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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Uchu 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, suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: superhero team, superhero, violence, friends, escapades, heroes, society, youth, super strength, fictional war, supernatural power, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 412K
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: exciting, twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, double life, rivalry, vigilantism, fighting crime, millionaire, undercover, martial arts, crimes, righting the wronged, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 502K
Deadpool 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.
Style: funny, psychotronic, entertaining, bloody, parody ...
Plot: anti hero, dark hero, supernatural power, invulnerability, super powers, super strength, mutant, sarcasm, hitman, back from the dead, murder, one man army ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 4K
Reprisal (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
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: neo noir, tense, captivating, bloody, disturbing
Plot: gang leader, neo-noir, revenge, gang, femme fatale, vengeance, danger, murder, crimes, violence, brutality, adaptation ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: New A.D. 2012. VAGLASS aims to threaten the city by stealing the Enetron which is a new power source supporting people’s life. GO-BUSTERS will protect the city with their partners, Buddy Roids.
Style: super sentai, mecha, humorous, suspense, tense ...
Plot: giant robots, superhero, superhero team, transformation, fight, murder, violence, friendship, chase, death, friends, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 315K
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, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 108
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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: superhero, transformation, monster, violence, fictional war, super villain, heroes, good versus evil, friends, rescue, fight, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%