Movies like Batman Returns

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Batman Returns (1992)
 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 to expose Batman in a different light. Selina Kyle, Max's secretary, is thrown from the top of a building and is transformed into Catwoman - a mysterious figure who has the same personality disorder as Batman. Batman must attempt to clear his name, all the time deciding just what must be done with the Catwoman.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, gothic, intense, disturbing, light, psychological, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: villain, dark hero, double life, vigilante, millionaire, superhero, super villain, corruption, superhuman powers, crime fighter, violence, good versus evil, crimes, crime, dark fantasy, secretary, transformation, batman, cat, heroes, contamination, male female relationship, femme fatale, tragic hero, businessman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Batman Returns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, surprise ending, serious and humorous films with plots about superhero, heroes, fight scenes, rivalry, storytelling, weapons and dialogue mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Batman Returns: Batman (1989), Dick Tracy (1990), The Shadow (1994), Batman & Robin (1997), Batman Forever (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, batman, good versus evil, secret identity, heroes, psychopath, district attorney, millionaire, disfigurement, dual identity, crime fighter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s, future
Place: usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 58K
Dick Tracy (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: good versus evil, gangsters, police detective, superhero, crimes, crime, crime fighter, fighting crime, corruption, woman, organized crime, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ 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%
 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 ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
50%
 7.6
 502K
Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: comic, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, anti heroes, conspiracy, neo noir, superhero, parallel world, anti hero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, human nature, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1971, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, russia, antarctica, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 348K
The Mask (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his entire life changes. While wearing the mask, Ipkiss becomes a supernatural playboy exuding charm and confidence which allows him to catch ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: superhuman powers, double life, superhero, gangsters, dual identity, fall in love, social misfits, alter ego, transformation, good versus evil, love and romance, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Ashe and his little son are murdered violently for no reason by Judah's men, he returns from the dead to take revenge. One after one, Judah's people face the power of the dark angel. The second film based on James O'Barr's ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, murder, superhero, supernatural, vigilantism, tragic hero, heroes, good versus evil, duel, tattoo, crow, dark hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 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 ⇓
16%
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 ⇓
29%
 7.6
 526K
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, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, young heroes, teenage life, heroes, odd, disguise, fighting crime, misfit, lifestyle, youth, crimes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
29%
 6.5
 255K
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, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, partners, masked vigilante, double life, crime fighter, good versus evil, heroes, secret identity, fighting crime, superhero team, masked hero, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s ...
Style: serious, stylized, intense, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, fighting crime, protector, vigilantism, double life, save the day, imaginary, teenage life, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
28%
 6.3
 71K
Walking Tall (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: ex soldier, ex military, lone hero, home invasion, swat team, heroes, stripper, sheriff, violence, fighting crime, small town, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 22K
The Punisher (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, mafia, murder, anti heroes, anti hero, heroes, superhero, crimes, crime, police officer, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 307K
Hellboy (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: demon, monster, supernatural ability, supernatural, adventure, superhero, good versus evil, heaven and hell, danger, undercover, superhuman powers, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 20th century, 21st century, 40s
Place: new york, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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 ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
28%
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, India, USA, Japan, Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a teenager, Chun-Li witnesses the kidnapping of her father by wealthy crime lord M. Bison. When she grows up, she goes into a quest for vengeance and becomes the famous crime-fighter of the Street Fighter universe.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, road movie, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, good versus evil, revenge, master warrior, street fighter, battles, heroic mission, adventure, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: asia, thailand, hong kong, san francisco, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the devil resurfaces with aims to take over the world in human form, Johnny Blaze reluctantly comes out of hiding to transform into the flame-spewing supernatural hero Ghost Rider -- and rescue a 10-year-old boy from an unsavory end.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: devil, superhero, supernatural ability, dark hero, unstoppable, supernatural, motorcycle, heroes, anti hero, biker, loner, vengeance ...
Place: eastern europe, usa, europe, romania, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 234K
RoboCop (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, cyborgs, experiment, law enforcement, fighting the system, vengeance, gang, fighting crime, partners, legal, robot ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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I, Frankenstein (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 200 years after his shocking creation, Dr. Frankenstein's creature, Adam, still walks the earth. But when he finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of humanity, Adam discovers he holds the key that could destroy humankind.
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, gargoyle, frankenstein, immortality, immortal, deadly creature, anti hero, monster, demon, save the world, world domination, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1790s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, secret identity, double life, superhero, save the world, transformation, self sacrifice, reporter, good versus evil, invulnerability, adventure, world domination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 166K
Blade: Trinity (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: For years, Blade has fought against the vampires in the cover of the night. But now, after falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he is driven to join forces with a clan of human vampire hunters he never ...
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, vampire slayer, superhero, vampire hunter, martial arts, good versus evil, master warrior, heroes, dark hero, katana, katana sword, vampirism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 604K
Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: entertaining, absurd, comic, intense, psychotronic ...
Plot: anti hero, dark hero, female warrior, insanity, villain turns good, superhero, mission, tough girl, fight scenes, secret mission, villain, super villain ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 751K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, epic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, immortality, mythology, warrior, adventure, superhuman powers, protector, exile, giant, norse mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 10th century
Place: scandinavia, new mexico, usa, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
Style: intense, entertaining, suspense, emotional, twists and turns ...
Plot: superhero, greek mythology, wonder woman character, female protagonist, strong female lead, superhuman powers, girl power, hand to hand combat, princess, supernatural power, superheroine, courage ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: washington d.c., moscow russia, new york, london, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.6
 363K
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, stylized, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, vigilantism, fighting crime, secret identity, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, lawyer, ninja ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%