Movies and TV shows like The Boys

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The Boys (2019)
 8.7
 145K
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, tense, entertaining, bloody, satirical
Plot: superhero, super powers, vengeance, crimes, society, superheroine, murder, brutality, corruption, father son relationship, rivalry, investigation, supernatural, misfit, parody, violence, vigilante, blood, revenge, gore, pretty girl, nudity (full frontal - brief)

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Most similar movies to The Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, stylized and serious films and TV series with plots about crimes, superhero, rivalry, danger, violence, heroes and fighting crime mostly in Action, Crime and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Boys: The Punisher (2017), Powers (2015), Titans (2018), Iron Fist (2017), The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 170K
The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, 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, bloody, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, violence, justice, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, gunfight, revenge, one man army, superhero, death, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, youth, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 59K
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, superhero, superheroine, secret identity, friendship, supernatural ability, danger, villain, road trip, fight scenes, teenage superhero, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 109K
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, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, superhuman powers, super powers, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, fighting crime, danger, save the day, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, superhero, mutant, gore, gory, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), fighting crime, toxic, rivalry, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo, japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: ex cop, car race, murder, crimes, survival, blood splatter, danger, rivalry, gunfight, surrealism, rescue, gangsters ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 348K
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, vigilantism, secret identity, heroes, good versus evil, fighting crime, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, daredevil, lawyer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 31K
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, murder, gory, hitman, kidnapping, danger, swearing, crimes, investigation, happy ending, fight scenes, hopes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, stylized, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: strong female lead, superhero team, masked superhero, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroic mission, master villain, superhero, crimes, death, male objectification, daredevil ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 6K
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, dark humor, tense, comic, gross out humor ...
Plot: teenage boy, tragic hero, violence, adventure, target, love, family, prostitution, grief, fall in love, blood, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: cosa nostra, vatican, corruption, rivalry, crimes, murder, betrayal, death, dishonesty, organized crime, violence, gunfight ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 112K
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, crimes, save the day, escapades, master villain, african american, death, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 9K
Blankman (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, gangsters, secret identity, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, anti hero, good versus evil, misfit, odd couple, righting the wronged, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 514K
Kick-Ass (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
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, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, disguise, fighting crime, youth, heroes, killings, teenage life, lifestyle, odd, fist fighting, misfit, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Birds of Prey (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Huntress, Dinah, Oracle are determined to carry on Batman's fight for justice against the ruthless criminals of New Gotham City.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superheroine, adventure, fighting crime, good versus evil, secret identity, escapades, imaginary, society, crimes, superhuman powers, fictional reality, rivalry ...
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Toxic Avenger (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when mop boy Melvin Junko falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, rough, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: toxic, anti heroes, anti hero, superhero, parody, satire, corruption, graphic violence, hit and run, rejection, strong man, sadism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, captivating, disturbing, bloody
Plot: neo-noir, neo noir, gang leader, revenge, gang, femme fatale, vengeance, brutality, crimes, adaptation, danger, murder ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Legends of the Superheroes (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of many of DC Comics greatest superheroes and villains. In the first episode, The Challenge, the superheroes must race against time to stop the diabolical super-villains' plot to destroy the world. In the second episode, The ...
Plot: superhero, batman, shrinking, camp, miniaturization, superheroine
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 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: stylized, humorous, exciting, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, heroes, estate, undercover, master criminal, chief, fighting crime, rivalry, danger, super vehicle, business venture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, rough, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: electric chair, vigilantism, murder, kidnapping, vigilante, injustice, rivalry, society, religions or cults, investigation, heist, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 21K
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, runaway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, tense, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, fighting crime, good versus evil, rivalry, secret identity, danger, adventure, escapades, heroic mission, undercover, vigilante, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 38K
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, adaptation, ambition, betrayal, crimes, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, androids and robots, fighting crime, law enforcement, rivalry, life is a bitch, tough law enforcer, future dystopia, crimes, crime, society ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 384
Black Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Black Scorpion is an action-crime TV series that aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2001 and in Canada on Space in 2002. The series is based on two Roger Corman movies, Black Scorpion, and the sequel Black Scorpion II: Aftershock. The show focuses on a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, superhero, secret identity, female protagonist, superhuman powers, fighting crime, vigilantism, good versus evil, crimes, escapades, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.7
 998
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, femme fatale, murder, crimes, working undercover, crime, chases and races, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, criminal heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a ...
Style: suspense, entertaining, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, sex, female police officer, policewoman, violence, betrayal, police, fighting crime, friendship, danger, dishonesty ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 872K
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, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, anti hero, mutant, revenge, anti heroes, imaginary, immortality, self healing, supernatural ability, escapades ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Superman and Lois (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Follows the world's most famous super hero and comic books' most famous journalist as they deal with all the stress, pressures, and complexities that come with being working parents in today's society.
Plot: superhero, flying superhero, superman character, female journalist, superhero costume
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 244K
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: tough law enforcer, judge, drug lord, survival, justice, corruption, post apocalypse, police, rivalry, neo noir, arrest, criminal ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%