Movies like Batman 1989

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Batman (1989)
 7.5
 340K
Batman (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker, who has seized control of Gotham's underworld.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, dark, gothic, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: superhero, double life, batman, good versus evil, millionaire, heroes, psychopath, secret identity, disfigurement, district attorney, crime fighter, dual identity, dark hero, crimes, super vehicle, super strength, vigilante, justice, corruption, butler, haunted by the past, gadget, rivalry, injury, rich ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, future
Place: usa, north america

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Most similar movies to Batman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful and surprise ending films with plots about escapades, heroes, rivalry, mentor, dialogue, storytelling and transformation mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Batman: The Dark Knight Rises (2012), The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), The Shadow (1994), The Dark Knight (2008), Spider-Man (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 276K
Batman Returns (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces the Penguin - a warped and deformed individual who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping him become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, gothic, intense ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: villain, dark hero, double life, vigilante, millionaire, superhero, super villain, corruption, superhuman powers, crime fighter, violence, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, batman, secret identity, chaos and mayhem, explosion, double life, police detective, tragic villain, nuclear threat, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, pentagon, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 1.3M
Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal ...
Style: dark, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, batman, heroes, haunted by the past, disguise, fighting crime, undercover, crime fighter, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: usa, tibet, africa, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, teenage superhero, good versus evil, super powers, transformation, genetic engineering, experiment, vigilante, mad scientist, super villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 236K
Batman Forever (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side. And Edward Nygma, ...
Style: stylized, comic, light, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, psychologist, batman, good versus evil, partner, secret identity, millionaire, district attorney, crimes, fighting crime, superhuman powers, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 23K
The Shadow (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, tense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, atomic bomb, undercover, danger, heroic mission, vigilante, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, asia, usa, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: comic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, batman, dark hero, superman character, save the world, vigilante, super speed, justice, imaginary, super strength ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., africa, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.0
 2.3M
The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, double life, batman, good versus evil, organized crime, rivalry, super villain, dark hero, psychopath, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 235K
Batman & Robin (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze plans to put Gotham City on ice, while Ivy tries to drive a wedge between ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, crime fighter, fighting crime, undercover, superhuman powers, rivalry, crimes, crime, super vehicle ...
Time: 20th century, year 1997, twentieth century, 1990s, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 690K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, transformation, experiment, good versus evil, double life, disguise, heroes, courage, experiment gone awry, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 501K
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains – including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, double life, friendship, heroes, jealousy, amnesia, transformation, super powers, genetically altered, character change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 546K
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still ...
Style: sincere, exciting, sentimental, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, date night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, super villain, double life, scientist, mad scientist, disguise, student, good versus evil, science, friendship, teenage hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 693K
Man of Steel (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation ...
Style: comic, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, secret identity, space and aliens, double life, imaginary, family relations, superhuman, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 160K
Superman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Switzerland, Panama
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, save the world, heroes, space and aliens, double life, megalomaniac, crime fighter, journalist, good versus evil, adventure, danger ...
Time: 70s, year 1948, 60s, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, midwest, usa, california, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 98K
Superman II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by Gen. Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to ...
Style: exciting, feel good, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, secret identity, save the world, niagara falls, good versus evil, megalomaniac, world domination, nuclear, criminal, super strength, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, idaho, manhattan new york city, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With global superpowers engaged in an increasingly hostile arms race, Superman leads a crusade to rid the world of nuclear weapons. But Lex Luthor, recently sprung from jail, is declaring war on the Man of Steel and his quest to save the planet. ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, convertible, alter ego, nuclear, nuclear threat, good versus evil, secret identity, mountain, nuclear missile, volcanic eruption, newspaper editor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: italy, new york, san francisco, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman: The Movie (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Dynamic Duo faces four super-villains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, cult film ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, danger, rescue, missile, black cat, world domination, submarine, shark, adventure, superhuman powers ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Kryptonian villain General Zod (Terence Stamp) and his henchmen are accidentally freed from their outer-space imprisonment and threaten Earth with destruction, just as Superman (Christopher Reeve) decides to renounce his superpowers for his new ...
Style: exciting, feel good, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, space and aliens, save the world, evil alien, secret identity, mission, self sacrifice, nuclear, criminal, super strength, world domination ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, treasure hunt, adventure, artifact, good versus evil, adventurer, danger, child driving car, tombs and skeletons, treasure, crocodile ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai china, china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who’s guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.
Style: exciting, sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: smuggling, secret agents, espionage, chase, satellite, murder, spy, gem, secret agent, secret organization, 007, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, amsterdam, africa, cairo egypt, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 64K
Superman III (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise. ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, buddy comedy, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, megalomaniac, bowling alley, bowling, super computer, adventure, good versus evil, undercover, rivalry, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: arizona, kansas, colombia, new york, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, courage, good versus evil, treasure, archaeology ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, nepal, himalaya, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia, espionage, secret agents, mission, conspiracy, hand to hand combat, heroic mission, villain, undercover, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, london, vienna, morocco, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, hostage, anti heroes, prison, cyberpunk, kidnapping, rescue, race against time, anti hero, prison escape, lone wolves ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1997 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventurer, steampunk, superhero, vampire, save the world, secret service, adventure, immortality, heroic mission, danger, alternate reality, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s
Place: venice, europe, siberia, africa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 122K
Rambo III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, one man army, heroes, military base, kidnapping, freedom fighter, rambo, danger, heroic mission, captivity, behind enemy lines, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, thailand, middle east, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 944K
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, technology, adventure, heroes, prodigy, weapon system, self sacrifice, good versus evil, intelligence, terrorism, millionaire, androids and robots ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, malibu california, usa, middle east, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, super soldier, superhuman powers, mission, shield, soldier, adventure, hand to hand combat, hi-tech, patriotism, protector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 267K
Green Lantern (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the ...
Style: comic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, superhuman powers, adventure, immortal, super strength, escapades, chosen one, alien, transformation, protector, alien planet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 1.3M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, imaginary, teamwork, save the world, heroic mission, giant, evil alien, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%