10 best movies like Watchmen (2009)

Movies similar to Watchmen (2009): Batman Begins, Justice League, White House Down, Man of Steel, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, X-Men: First Class, Sucker Punch, The Amazing Spider-Man.

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Batman Begins (2005)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:20
CharactersSuperhero, Mafia, Police, Friends, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Investigation
PlaceUSA, Mansions
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Interesting, Gloomy, Noir, For men

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 underworld - The Batman.

Justice League (2017)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:18
CharactersSuperhero, Amazons, Friends, Aliens, Superhero
PlaceMountains
StyleDC

Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth.

White House Down (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersTerrorists, Presidential
PlotHostage

Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.

Man of Steel (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:23
CharactersSuperhero
PlotAdventure
PlaceDeserts, USA
StyleDC, Best soundtracks, By comics

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 and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersSuperhero, Superhero, CIA, Soldier
PlotDisasters
PlaceUSA
StyleMarvel, Popular

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 embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.

The Avengers (2012)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersSuperhero, Partners, Aliens, Scientists, Heroes
PlotAlien invasion, Superpowers, Love, Intrigue
PlaceShips, Germany, India, USA
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Exciting

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. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins!

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:45
CharactersSuperhero, Police, Heroes, Criminals, Tough guys, Terrorists, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Fight, Willpower, Love, Political, Mystery, Mystery, Betrayal, Intrigue
PlacePrison, Italy, USA, Mansions
StyleDC, Gloomy, Exciting

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 encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

X-Men: First Class (2011)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:06
CharactersSuperhero, Scientists
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural
PlaceSchool
StyleMarvel

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.

Sucker Punch (2011)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:50
PlotAdventure
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleAtmospheric

A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersSuperhero
StyleMarvel

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 discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance – leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.

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Wonder Woman (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, military
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong
Duration02:16
CharactersSuperhero, Amazons, Strong women, Princesses
PlotWar, Adventure
PlaceUSA
StyleDC, Best soundtracks, Womens in main roles

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.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersKillers, Criminals, Police, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Love, Investigation
StyleShort Story, Gothic

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Lucifer (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantasy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:05
CharactersGods, Demons
PlotSupernatural, Supernatural

Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the greater the threat that the worst of humanity could escape.

Preacher (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersGods, Priests, Vampire
PlotSupernatural

A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy child born from an angel and a devil, Jesse gives up everything to set the world straight with its creator.

Logan (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant
PlotSuperpowers, Chase, Road adventures, Survival
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.

Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:30
CharactersSuperhero
PlotRivalry, The escape, Confrontation
PlacePrison, London
StyleMarvel, By comics

Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allies.

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersSuperhero, Superhero
PlotApocalypse
TimeFuture
StyleTense

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:11
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant
PlotTime travel
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

iZombie (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrehorror, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie, Zombie
PlotSupernatural

A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersSuperhero, Robots
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Apocalypse, Adventure, Travel
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

Kick-Ass (2010)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersTeens, Superhero, Heroes
StyleMarvel

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.

Catwoman (2004)
Mark9 (imdb: 3.3)
Genreaction, fantasy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes

Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a vigilante. Before you can say "cat and mouse," handsome gumshoe Tom Lone is on her tail.

Daredevil (2003)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersSuperhero
PlotBoxing, Martial Arts
StyleMarvel

He dwells in a world of eternal night, but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, Murdock represents the downtrodden. At night he is Daredevil, a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets of the city, a relentless avenger of justice.

Iron Man 2 (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersSuperhero, Spy, Friends, Billionaires, Scientists
PlotAdventure, Love, Fight
PlaceRussia, Moscow, USA
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, with Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies.

Spider-Man (2002)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersSuperhero
PlaceNew York
StyleMarvel

After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.

X-Men (2000)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant, Heroes
PlotSupernatural
PlaceGermany, Concentration camp, USA
StyleMarvel

Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.

Superman (1978)
Mark4.2
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:23
CharactersSuperhero
StyleExciting

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.

Akira (1988)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, cartoon, detective
CountryJapan
Duration02:04
CharactersScientists, Military
PlaceJapan
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk

Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda are pulled into the post-apocalyptic underworld of Neo-Tokyo and forced to fight for their very survival. Kaneda is a bike gang leader, and Tetsuo is a member of a tough motorcycle crew who becomes involved in a covert government project called Akira. But a bloody battle ensues when Kaneda sets out to save his friend.

Batman & Robin (1997)
Mark9 (imdb: 3.7)
Genreaction
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:05
CharactersSuperhero
StyleExciting

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 the dynamic duo.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration01:50
CharactersSuperhero, Vampire
PlotAdventure
StyleSteampunk, Exciting

To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.

V for Vendetta (2006)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:12
PlotRevolution, Freedom, Uprising, Revenge
PlaceEngland
TimeFuture

In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can continue his fight to free the people of Britain.

The Incredibles (2004)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersSuperhero, Family
PlotAdventure, Mystery
StyleDisney, For children, Exciting

Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.

The Spirit (2008)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 4.8)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersSuperhero
StyleExciting, Heavy

Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The Octopus, who kills anyone unfortunate enough to see his face, has other plans; he is going to wipe out the entire city.

The Dark Knight (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 9)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:32
CharactersSuperhero, Mafia, Psychopath, Heroes
PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Rivalry
StyleAtmospheric, Gloomy, Worth watching, Exciting

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 they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Iron Man (2008)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotTechnology, Adventure
StyleMarvel, Exciting

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.

Superman Returns (2006)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:49
CharactersSuperhero

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 planet forever, as well as ridding himself of the Man of Steel.

Sin City (2005)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersCriminals, Killers
PlotRevenge
StyleShort Story, Gothic, Gloomy, Atmospheric, Depressive

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and then there are those hoping for a little of both. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still trying to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration01:40
CharactersSuperhero
StyleMarvel

When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men and The Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.

300 (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genreaction, fantasy, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
PlotWar
PlaceSparta
StyleFor men

Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and helped usher in the world's first democracy.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersSuperhero
PlotRivalry, Genetic experiments, Death
PlaceDeserts, USA
StyleGloomy, DC, By comics

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 and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

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