Origin of hero movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant origin of hero movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, surprise ending, psychotronic, epic, entertaining and suspense films and TV shows about / with origin of hero, good versus evil, murder, violence, fight, superhero, explosion, death, rescue and betrayal plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as origin of hero: Doctor Strange (2016), Aquaman (2018), Batman: Year One (2011), Robin Hood (2018), Power Rangers (2017), Deadpool (2016), Shazam! (2019), Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), The Punisher (2004), Man of Steel (2013).

List of origin of hero movies

 7.5
 741K
Doctor Strange (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Style: entertaining, colourful, breathtaking, witty, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, magic, time, wizards, parallel universe, good versus evil, time loop, sorcerer, training, fantasy world, fight scenes, adventure ...
Time: future, year 2016, year 2017, 2010s
Place: nepal, hong kong, new york, london, mount everest
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 6.8
 474K
Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, epic, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: superhero, creature, super powers, atlantis, princess, ocean, supernatural power, power, warrior, muscleman, half breed, mythology ...
Time: 2010s, year 1985, 90s, 80s
Place: maine, sahara, boston, sicily, atlantic ocean ...
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Batman: Year One (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Two men come to Gotham City: Bruce Wayne after years abroad feeding his lifelong obsession for justice and Jim Gordon after being too honest a cop with the wrong people elsewhere. After learning painful lessons about the city's corruption on ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, light, tense, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, batman, police corruption, vigilante, corruption, vigilantism, crimes, partners against crime, justice, brutality, organized crime, fight ...
Time: 80s
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 5.3
 75K
Robin Hood (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, fairy tale, scenic ...
Plot: robin hood, medieval, archer, bow and arrow, heroes, archery, thief, sheriff, chase, conspiracy, friendship, robbery ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, arabia
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 5.9
 109K
Power Rangers (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our ...
Style: psychotronic, super sentai, humorous, parody, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, superhero, power rangers, superhero team, good versus evil, transformation, monster, teenage life, teenage superhero, martial arts, high school, female fighter ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017, prehistory, prehistoric times
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 8.0
 1.0M
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: stylized, exciting, parody, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: superhero, revenge, violence, immortality, escapades, dark hero, mutant, invulnerability, regeneration, dark humor, fight scenes, x men ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.0
 338K
Shazam! (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.
Style: exciting, tense, funny, epic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, chosen one, teenage hero, teenager, super powers, costumed hero, wizards, flying superhero, magical power, childhood, magic ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, year 1974, 2010s, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, new york
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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.
Style: saga, futuristic, psychotronic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: star wars, smuggler, space travel, organized crime, spacecraft, alien, space battle, robot, totalitarianism, laser gun, gambler, warp speed ...
Time: future
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 6.4
 162K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, lone hero, vigilante, vigilantism, violence, one man army, superhero, lone wolves, crimes, tough heroes, tragic hero ...
Time: year 2003
Place: florida, puerto rico, miami, virginia
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, stylized, psychotronic, dark fantasy ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, excalibur, medieval, warrior, legend, destiny, resistance, wizards, throne, mythology, camelot ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
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 7.1
 771K
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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, superman character, superhuman powers, alien invasion, alien, double life, secret identity, heroes, space travel, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, kansas, canada
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 8.2
 1.5M
Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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, suspense, exciting, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, batman, heroes, secret identity, double life, martial arts, crime fighter, good versus evil, vigilante, disguise, social decay, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, africa, himalaya, tibet
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 4.6
 20K
Max Steel (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The adventures of teenager Max McGrath and alien companion Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.
Style: tense, captivating, intense, scenic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, creature, teenager, secret, transformation, teenage hero, teenage boy, alien technology, half human, single mother, bravery ...
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 6.4
 236K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, scenic, buddy comedy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: texas ranger, horse, indians, superhero, adventure, disney, native american, corruption, escape, betrayal, escapades, violence ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 1860s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, san francisco
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 5.4
 39K
Snake Eyes (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After saving the life of their heir apparent, tenacious loner Snake Eyes is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage where he is taught the ways of the ninja warrior. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes' ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: ninja, snake, female warrior, mysterious character, martial arts, master warrior, female ninja, ninja master, fight, battles, warrior, showdown ...
Time: 2020s
Place: tokyo, japan, washington state, los angeles
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 7.4
 658K
Wonder Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, China
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.
Style: psychotronic, epic, suspense, sad, slasher ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: superhero, world war one, superheroine, strong female character, adventure, mythology, good versus evil, female warrior, fight scenes, tough girl, destiny, super strength ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918, future, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, ancient greece, belgium, big ben london, london ...
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: feel good, colourful, exciting, light, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, spider man character, teenager, alternate universe, multiverse, peter parker character, teenage hero, teenage superhero, superheroine, super powers, physics, school ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, north america, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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 7.8
 230K
Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, neo noir, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: batman, police, corruption, superhero, super villain, police corruption, police station, crimes, mafia, friendship, police detective, gang war ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s
Place: new jersey
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 4.3
 168K
Fantastic Four (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, captivating, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: superhero, transformation, adventure, superhero team, teleportation, superheroine, telekinesis, invisibility, alternate dimension, heroes, fantasy world, technology ...
Time: future, year 2007, year 2014, year 2015, 2000s ...
Place: usa, pentagon, panama, new york
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 7.3
 665K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, light, witty, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: superhero, heist, ant, good versus evil, technology, heroes, superhuman powers, father daughter relationship, dark hero, mad scientist, chase, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco, washington d.c.
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the ...
Style: exciting, breathtaking, epic, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, archaeology, holy grail, father son relationship, map, artifact, adventurer, treasure, courage, escapades, husky dog ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1912, year 1938, 1910s
Place: germany, israel, egypt, venice, san francisco ...
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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, stylized, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: superhero, world war two, courage, heroes, adventure, heroism, military, heroic mission, superhuman powers, soldier, nazi, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, future, year 1942, 1940s, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, germany, new jersey ...
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Ichi the Killer: Episode 0 (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A masochistic mobster meets his match in the dark streets of Tokyo. His nemesis, Ichi, is a psychopathic killer with an unrelenting thirst for bloodshed. A horrifying secret burns in his mind, and his hands deal death without mercy. At last, the ...
Style: disturbing, adult animation
Plot: psychopath, yakuza, brutality, fight, murder, rage, mental illness, corruption, good versus evil, violence, panic, uncontrollable ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, mutant, immortality, superhuman powers, good versus evil, revenge, army, tough guy, supernatural power, telepathy, super villain ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, canada, vietnam, north america ...
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 7.8
 216
The Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: This drama portrays the life of the 19th king of Goguryeo, Hwanwoong, who was sent from the heavens to make the world a better place. He falls in love with Saeoh and gives her the joojak necklace; however, Kajin becomes jealous since Saeoh has given ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, epic, scenic
Plot: sorcerer, power struggle, rivalry, magic, supernatural power, reincarnation, curse, beast, good versus evil, warrior, love triangle, self sacrifice ...
Time: 5th century, prehistory
Place: korea
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Psychokinesis (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ordinary guy suddenly finds he has superpowers he can use to help his spirited daughter and the people around them, but he also runs into trouble in the process.
Style: captivating, tense, entertaining, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural power, father daughter relationship, death of mother, korean, superhero, restaurant, security guard, super powers, fighting crime, adaptation, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seoul, south korea
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 4.0
 74
Ang Panday (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie’s plot revolves around Flavio’s daring rescue of his lady love Maria (played by Iza Calzado) from Lizardo. The hero of the story is assisted by his friends Bugoy, Emelita, and Marcos
Style: captivating, stylized, semi serious, exciting, reboot ...
Plot: magic, good versus evil, heroes, damsel in distress, rescue, forced marriage, sword and sorcery, dragon, blacksmith, swordsman, death, blindness ...
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 6.1
 65
Lastikman (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young Hilario was nearby a rubber tree when it was struck by a meteorite. This incident gave Hilario the powers of elasticity and morphing. To honor his dead parents he vowed to use his powers for good. Hilario grows up and becomes Professor Larry, ...
Style: parody, exciting, captivating, humorous, stylized
Plot: superhero, super villain, secret identity, crime fighter, superhuman powers, love interest, rescue, nerd, laboratory, shapeshifter, werewolf, shapeshifting ...
Place: the philippines
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 7.9
 604K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: star trek, time travel, space opera, space travel, spacecraft, adventure, teamwork, alien, heroic mission, space wars, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 24th century
Place: san francisco, iowa
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The Lone Ranger (2003)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This version takes a look at the character in the years before he became a legend. It all begins with the introduction of Luke Hartman, a 20-year old Boston law student who witnesses the murder of his brother, a Texas Ranger. He himself is wounded ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, stylized, realistic
Plot: injustice, murder, teenage life, vengeance, escapades, good versus evil, crimes, legends and myths, masked hero, death of brother, twentysomething life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, boston
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