Movies about superpowers

List of the best movies about superpowers / superpowers selected by visitors to our site: Carrie, Chronicle, Bleach, The Hole in the Ground, Brightburn, Shazam!, Orphan, The Darkest Minds, Beyond the Edge, The Dark Tower.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Carrie (2013)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersDifficult teens, Friends, Mothers, Teens, Teachers
PlotTelekinesis, Superpowers, Revenge, Supernatural, Death
PlaceSchool, Small cities
TimeGraduation
StyleDepressive, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Chronicle (2012)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersTeens, Friends, Losers
PlotTelekinesis, Superpowers, Supernatural, Loneliness
PlaceParty
StyleDisturbing

Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and their darker sides begin to take over.

Bleach (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy
CountryJapan
Duration01:39
CharactersStudents, Monsters
PlotGhosts, Superpowers, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Japan

High school student Ichigo Kurosaki lives an ordinary life, besides being able to see ghosts and the blurry memories of his mother death under strange circumstances when he was a kid. His peaceful world suddenly breaks as he meets Rukia Kuchiki, a God of Death.

The Hole in the Ground (2019)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Belgium, Finland
Duration01:30
CharactersChildrens
PlotSuperpowers
StyleCreepy

Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris. A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a spiralling nightmare of paranoia and mistrust, as she tries to uncover if the disturbing changes in her little boy are connected to an ominous sinkhole buried deep in the forest that borders their home.

Brightburn (2019)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersChildrens, Family, Aliens, Sheriffs
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Pursuit, Fear, Adoption
PlaceSchool
StyleFancy, Creepy, Tense, Disturbing, For men, Unexpected ending

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

Shazam! (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersTeens, Superhero, Family, Pupils, Orphans, Demons, Superhero, Foster children
PlotSuperpowers, Adventure
PlaceSchool
StyleDC, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.

Orphan (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration02:03
CharactersChildrens, Orphans
PlotSuperpowers, Fear, Adoption
StyleDisturbing, Unexpected ending

A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.

The Darkest Minds (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersTeens, Soldier, Presidential
PlotSuperpowers, Telekinesis, Radio
PlaceLake, Helicopters
TimePost apocalypse
StyleDystopian, Disturbing, Exciting, Fascinating

After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.

Beyond the Edge (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration02:00
CharactersScammers
PlotGambling, Superpowers, Robbery

Contemporary Moscow. A talented gambler gathers a team of people with supernatural powers to win big at a casino. But they find a much stronger mystical rival.

The Dark Tower (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Military, Demons, Students, Spiders, Monsters
PlotSuperpowers, Adventure, Disasters, Skirmishes, Apocalypse, End of the world, Fear
PlaceParallel worlds, School, Village
StyleTense, Exciting, Unexpected ending

The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Logan (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant, Defenders
PlotSuperpowers, Chase, Road adventures, Survival, Apocalypse, Martial Arts, Pursuit, Travel, Experiments, Cheating
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleIncredible, Exciting, Fascinating, Gloomy, Unexpected ending, Tense

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersFriends
PlotWar, Superpowers, Love
PlaceSpace

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

Power Rangers (2017)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand
Duration02:24
CharactersFriends, Teens, Superhero, Superhero, Difficult teens, Monsters, Terminally ill
PlotSuperpowers, Apocalypse, Fate, Alien invasion
PlaceSpaceships
StyleUnexpected ending

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 heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.

Stray (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.8)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Superpowers

An orphaned teenager forms an unlikely friendship with a detective. Together they investigate her mother's murder, and uncover the supernatural force that proves to be a threat to her family.

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersVampire, Werewolf, Hunters, Monsters
PlotLove, Superpowers, Adventure, Supernatural
PlaceJapan
TimeMiddle Ages, Future
StyleGothic, Gloomy

D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. For the first time, D faces serious competition. The Markus Brothers, a family of Vampire Hunters, were hired for the same bounty. D Must intercept Meier and conquer hostile forces on all sides in a deadly race against time.

Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryHong Kong, France, China
Duration01:31
CharactersVampire, Demons, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Martial Arts, Supernatural, Revenge, Rivalry, Pursuit
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleAtmospheric, For men

On the surface, Saya is a stunning 16-year-old, but that youthful exterior hides the tormented soul of a 400-year-old "halfling." Born to a human father and a vampire mother, she has for centuries been a loner obsessed with using her samurai skills to rid the world of vampires, all the while knowing that she herself can survive only on blood like those she hunts.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 8)
Genrecartoon
CountryJapan
Duration02:05
CharactersEmperors
PlotMagic, Superpowers
PlaceJapan, Asia, Forest
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleTouching, Atmospheric, Light

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Witch, Wizards, Cats, Dogs, Friends, Maids, Family
PlotMagic, Superpowers, Everyday life, Adventure, Supernatural, Radio
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTouching

A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersWizards, Goblins, Owls, Childrens, Teachers, Pupils, Teachers, Friends, Heroes, Orphans, Family, Witch
PlotMulti-part, Teleportation, Magic, Superpowers, Ghosts, Mystery, Adventure
PlaceSchool, Forest, England, London, Castle
StyleWorth watching, By books, Atmospheric, Exciting, Best soundtracks, Kind, Soulful, Spectacular, Interesting, For children, For winter evenings, For a group of friends, For relax, For a cozy evening, Uplifting, Good music, Bright, Vivid, Touching

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.

Natsume's Book of Friends: Ephemeral Bond (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantasy, drama, family, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration02:51
CharactersCats
PlotGhosts, Superpowers

The movie of Natsume's Book of Friends series. Natsume has been busy, navigating between humans and Yokai when he coincidentally reunites with an old classmate, Yuki. It brings back painful memories of a certain Yokai. Meanwhile, Natsume also became acquainted with Yorie Tsumura, a woman in the memories of a Yokai whose name he had returned. Yorie knew much about Reiko, but now lived a peaceful life with her only son, Mukuo. Being with this family was comforting for Natsume, but apparently a mysterious Yokai has been lurking in their town. On the way back from investigating, a "Yokai seed" that had latched itself to Nyanko Sensei drops into the Fujiwaras' garden and grows overnight into a fruit tree. When Nyanko Sensei eats a fruit that is somehow shaped like himself, he suddenly splits into three!




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