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Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Batman Begins (2005)

When his parents are killed, billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne relocates to Asia where he is mentored by Henri Ducard and Ra's Al Ghul in how to fight evil. When learning about the plan to wipe out evil in Gotham City by Ducard, Bruce prevents this plan from getting any further and heads back to his home. Back in his original surroundings, Bruce adopts the image of a bat to strike fear into the criminals and the corrupt as the icon known as 'Batman'. But it doesn't stay quiet for long. (Read More)

Themes:mafia,  superhero
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:masked vigilante,  ninja army,  vigilante justice,  martial arts training,  super villain,  masked superhero,  training,  masked hero,  action hero,  keysi fighting method,  cult video game,  throwing star,  game boy advance,  jujitsu,  stealth,  urban decay,  ninjitsu,  billionaire,  vigilantism,  kendo,  poetic justice,  xbox,  dc comics,  nintendo gamecube,  playstation 2,  butler,  katana sword,  flying,  love interest,  based on film,  vigilante,  ninja,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mansion,  based on comic book,  sword fight,  urban setting,  archive footage,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  police officer,  fistfight,  train,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

The Phantom (1996)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

The Phantom (1996)

Four hundred years ago, a young boy witnessed his father's death during an attack on their ship by the bloodthirsty Sengh Brotherhood. He was washed ashore on Bengalla Island where he swore to devote his life to bring down piracy, greed, cruelty and injustice. He became The Phantom, a masked avenger whose role was passed down for father to son, leading people to believe in an immortal figure called "The Ghost Who Walks". The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York City to prevent a power-hungry businessman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Story:masked vigilante,  vigilante justice,  masked superhero,  action hero,  vigilantism,  kendo,  poetic justice,  katana sword,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

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Catwoman (2004)
Action, Crime

Catwoman (2004)

Catwoman is the story of shy, sensitive artist Patience Philips, a woman who can't seem to stop apologizing for her own existence. She works as a graphic designer for Hedare Beauty, a mammoth cosmetics company on the verge of releasing a revolutionary anti-aging product. When Patience inadvertently happens upon a dark secret her employer is hiding, she finds herself in the middle of a corporate conspiracy. What happens next changes Patience forever. In a mystical twist of fate, she is transformed into a woman with the strength, speed, agility and ultra-keen senses of a cat. With her newfound prowess and feline intuition, Patience becomes Catwoman, a sleek and stealthy creature balancing on the thin line between good and bad. Like any wildcat, she's dangerous, elusive and untamed. Her adventures are complicated by a burgeoning relationship with Tom Lone, a cop who has fallen for Patience but cannot shake his fascination with the mysterious Catwoman, who appears to be responsible for a string of crime sprees plaguing the city. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:masked vigilante,  vigilante justice,  super villain,  masked superhero,  masked hero,  urban decay,  vigilantism,  poetic justice,  dc comics,  vigilante,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  urban setting,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-fi

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

Through contact with a mysterious substance, called Ooze, 4 little turtles in the canalization of New York mutate to giant turtles. They can speak, walk upright and love pizza. The wise rat Splinter becomes their mentor and educates them to Ninja fighters. Their arch-enemy is the bad, bad guy Shredder, who struggles to gain power over the world. Of course the ninja turtles will do everything to stop him. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:ninja army,  vigilante justice,  action hero,  urban decay,  ninjitsu,  poetic justice,  katana sword,  vigilante,  ninja,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  flashback

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:mafia,  superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:masked vigilante,  vigilante justice,  super villain,  masked hero,  action hero,  urban decay,  ninjitsu,  vigilantism,  dc comics,  butler,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  mansion,  based on comic book,  urban setting,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  police officer,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

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Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm (1993)
Action, Adventure, Animation, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm (1993)

Batman, the costumed crime-fighter who prowls the night skies in Gotham City, soon finds there's another vigilante in town knocking off prominent mob figures. Despite the scythe-like blade for a hand, a mechanical voice and the cloud of smoke that follows the figure wherever it goes, the police and outraged officials mistake the homicidal crusader for Batman himself and demand that the city's longtime hero be brought to justice. Meanwhile, Andrea Beaumont returns to town. She is the lost love of Bruce Wayne, the billionaire playboy who is Batman's alter ego, and was an integral part of Wayne's decision ten years earlier to don the cape and cowl. Now, she is back in his life and is no less a disruption than the return of his old archenemy, The Joker, who has a stake in seeing the annihilation of this new vigilante, whoever it proves to be. This is why Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm (1993) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005). (Read More)

Themes:mafia,  superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:masked vigilante,  vigilante justice,  super villain,  masked superhero,  masked hero,  action hero,  keysi fighting method,  throwing star,  jujitsu,  urban decay,  billionaire,  vigilantism,  dc comics,  butler,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mansion,  based on comic book,  urban setting,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  police officer,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

Spider-man 2 (2004)
Action, Adventure

Spider-man 2 (2004)

Peter Parker is an unhappy man: after two years of fighting crime as Spider-Man, his life has begun to fall apart. The girl he loves is engaged to someone else, his grades are slipping, he cannot keep any of his jobs, and on top of it, the newspaper Daily Bugle is attacking him viciously, claiming that Spider-Man is a criminal. He reaches the breaking point and gives up the crime fighter's life, once and for all. But after a failed fusion experiment, eccentric and obsessive scientist Dr. Otto Octavius is transformed into super villain Doctor Octopus, Doc Ock for short, having four long tentacles as extra hands. Peter guesses it might just be time for Spider-Man to return, but would he act upon it? (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:super villain,  masked vigilante,  vigilante justice,  hero,  masked superhero,  masked hero,  action hero,  vigilantism,  poetic justice,  flying,  based on film,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)

When a magic scepter accidentally transports April back through time to 17th Century Japan, the boys take-off in hot pursuit, cowabungling their way out of the sewers right into Samurai-O-Rama! Now they must battle the evil Lord Norinaga to reclaim the magic scepter that will bring them back below the subways of New York City. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice,  action hero,  ninjitsu,  poetic justice,  katana sword,  vigilante,  ninja,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts

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Quantum Of Solace (2008) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Quantum Of Solace (2008)

Is there solace in revenge? Bond and "M" sniff a shadowy international network of power and corruption reaping billions. As Bond pursues the agents of an assassination attempt on "M," all roads lead to Dominic Greene, a world-renowned developer of green technology. Greene, a nasty piece of work, is intent on securing a barren area of Bolivia in exchange for assisting a strongman stage a coup there. The CIA looks the other way, and only Bond, with help from a retired spy and from a mysterious beauty, stands in Greene's way. "M" wonders if she can trust Bond, or if vengeance possesses him. Beyond that, can anyone drawn to Bond live to tell the tale? (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  keysi fighting method,  jujitsu,  stealth,  playstation 2,  love interest,  based on film,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  archive footage,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts

Hulk (2003)
Action, Sci-fi

Hulk (2003)

Bruce Banner, a brilliant scientist with a cloudy past about his family, is involved in an accident in his laboratory causing him to become exposed to gamma radiation and Nanomeds (A tiny life-form that is supposed to heal wounds but has killed everything with which they have made contact). Confused and curious about his survival, Banner discovers that since the accident, whenever he becomes angry he transforms into a giant green monster destroying everything in sight in an act of fury. Bruce's mysterious past and the answer to why the radiation had this effect becomes revealed to him as his Birth Father David Banner intervenes with hopes to continue experimenting on him. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:super villain,  action hero,  game boy advance,  xbox,  nintendo gamecube,  playstation 2,  based on film,  one against many,  one man army,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

Tmnt (2007)
Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Tmnt (2007)

After the defeat of their old arch nemesis, The Shredder, the Turtles are needed more than ever, but Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo have become lost and direction less. Leonardo has gone to Central America, on the orders of the martial arts master and father figure Master Splinter, for training. Donatello and Michelangelo have started small businesses in Leonardo's absence. Meanwhile, strange things are happening in New York City. An army of ancient creatures threatens to take over the world and the Turtles must unite again to save it. This is why Tmnt (2007) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005). (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:ninja army,  action hero,  ninjitsu,  katana sword,  vigilante,  ninja,  training,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  flashback

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Daredevil (2003)
Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Daredevil (2003)

Fate deals young orphan Matt Murdock a strange hand when he is doused with hazardous waste. The accident leaves Matt blind but also gives him a heightened "radar sense" that allows him to "see" far better than any man. Years later Murdock has grown into a man and becomes a respected criminal attorney. But after he's done his "day job" Matt takes on a secret identity as "The Man Without Fear," Daredevil, the masked avenger that patrols the neighborhood of Hell's Kitchen and New York City to combat the injustice that he cannot tackle in the courtroom. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:masked vigilante,  vigilante justice,  super villain,  masked hero,  action hero,  hero,  throwing star,  billionaire,  vigilantism,  vigilante,  one against many,  training,  one man army,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

Blade II (2002) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Blade II (2002)

A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community. The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Now their quickly expanding population threatens the existence of vampires, and soon there won't be enough humans in the world to satisfy their bloodlust. Blade, Whistler (Yes, he's back) and an armory expert named Scud are curiously summoned by the Shadow Council. The council reluctantly admits that they are in a dire situation and they require Blade's assistance. Blade then tenuously enters into an alliance with The Bloodpack, an elite team of vampires trained in all modes of combat to defeat the Reaper threat. Blade's team and the Bloodpack are the only line of defense which can prevent the Reaper population from wiping out the vampire and human populations. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice,  super villain,  action hero,  vigilantism,  poetic justice,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

The Dark Knight (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:mafia,  superhero
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:vigilante,  masked vigilante,  vigilante justice,  super villain,  hero,  masked superhero,  masked hero,  action hero,  jujitsu,  urban decay,  billionaire,  vigilantism,  dc comics,  butler,  flying,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  urban setting,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  police officer,  fistfight,  martial arts

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War (2007)
Action, Crime, Thriller

War (2007)

After his partner Tom Lone and family are killed apparently by the infamous and elusive assassin Rogue, FBI agent John Crawford becomes obsessed with revenge as his world unravels into a vortex of guilt and betrayal. Rogue eventually resurfaces to settle a score of his own, setting off a bloody crime war between Asian mob rivals Chang of the Triad's and Yakuza boss Shiro. When Jack and Rogue finally come face to face, the ultimate truth of their pasts will be revealed. (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  ninjitsu,  kendo,  katana sword,  ninja,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts

Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Punisher: War Zone (2008)

Frank Castle, the ex-military man whose family was killed by criminals, who became a vigilante known as the Punisher, goes after a whole mob family and gets everyone except enforcer Billy Russoti. He tracks Russoti down and chases him into a vat that is used for crushing bottles. Frank turns on the crusher hoping it would take care of him but it doesn't. He survives but sustains very severe injuries that even with plastic surgery his face looks like a jigsaw puzzle. So he decides to adopt the name Jigsaw. Frank who killed one of Russoti's people who unknown to him is an undercover Fed, decides to pack it in. But when he learns Russoti didn't die and is looking for the money he entrusted to the Fed and will go looking for it at his home which means his family is in danger. So Frank tries to save them. But Russoti wants revenge on Frank so he breaks out his brother who is so crazed that he is committed to an asylum, to deal with him. And also another Fed who's a friend of the man Frank killed wants him too. This is why Punisher: War Zone (2008) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005). (Read More)

Themes:mafia,  superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice,  super villain,  action hero,  urban decay,  vigilantism,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  mansion,  based on comic book,  urban setting,  hand to hand combat,  tough guy,  gangster,  police officer,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)

The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman.,Meanwhile Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:masked vigilante,  vigilante justice,  masked hero,  action hero,  urban decay,  billionaire,  vigilantism,  dc comics,  butler,  flying,  love interest,  vigilante,  one against many,  training,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mansion,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  police officer,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

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Batman & Robin (1997)
Action, Sci-fi

Batman & Robin (1997)

Batman and Robin are back working side-by-side to stop the villains of Gotham City, but is there tension appearing between them, especially when one villainess who calls herself Poison Ivy can make anyone fall in love with her...literally. Along with Poison Ivy, the icy Mr. Freeze is freezing anything which gets in his way from achieving his goal. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain
Story:butler,  masked vigilante,  super villain,  masked superhero,  masked hero,  action hero,  billionaire,  dc comics,  vigilante,  mansion,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

Batman Returns (1992)
Action, Adventure

Batman Returns (1992)

In the sewers of gotham city to the rooftops of the gotham city the penguin wants to know where he came from well in his villain ways catwoman plans to kill rich man of gotham max shreak but as he battles with millionaire Bruce Wayne both ladies men have their own secrets Bruce Wayne is back as Bat man trying to stop the penguin Max is helping penguin steal gotham city while selina Kyle/catwoman tries to help penguin not knowing her man murder target also her murder is helping him but all four men have their goals taking gotham from crime winning gotham city assassination for two men and more money to be gotham citys number one rich man. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain
Story:masked vigilante,  super villain,  action hero,  jujitsu,  dc comics,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mansion,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  police officer,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

Iron Man 2 (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Iron Man 2 (2010)

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, along with Pepper Potts, and James "Rhodey" Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances - and confront powerful enemies. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:masked vigilante,  super villain,  masked superhero,  masked hero,  action hero,  billionaire,  flying,  love interest,  mask,  tough guy,  hero,  martial arts

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Raw Deal (1986) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Raw Deal (1986)

Mark Kaminski is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Luigi Patrovita, enlists Kaminski in a personal vendetta with a promise of reinstatement into the FBI if Patrovita is taken down. To accomplish this, Kaminski must go undercover and join Patrovita's gang. This is why Raw Deal (1986) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005). (Read More)

Themes:mafia
Story:action hero,  poetic justice,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts

The Medallion (2003)
Action, Comedy, Fantasy

The Medallion (2003)

Eddie, an indomitable Hong Kong cop, is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers after a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion. Eddie enlists the help of British Interpol agent Nicole to determine the secret of the medallion and face down the evil Snakehead who wants to use its magical powers for his own nefarious plans. (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  ninjitsu,  flying,  ninja,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts

The Legend Of Zorro (2005)
Action, Adventure, Western

The Legend Of Zorro (2005)

The Legendary Zorro goes off on another adventure to protect the future of California and its citizens. This time, he fights against evil-doers with the help of his beautiful wife, Elena, and their precocious young son, Joaquin. Alejandro De LaVega is torn between two worlds: his life as Zorro and his life as a family man. After Alejandro once again breaks his promise to stop wearing the mask, Elena leaves him, and soon begins seeing Armand, a haughty French Count. But a mysterious explosion in the desert leads Zorro to believe that there's more to Armand than meets the eye, and our hero is intent on finding out what that is. Little does he know, there are others working to uncover certain truths as well. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Story:action hero,  disarming someone,  mansion,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  train,  martial arts,  character name in title

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The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
Action, Adventure

The Amazing Spider-man (2012)

Peter Parker (Garfield) is an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Sheen) and Aunt May (Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy (Stone), and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. 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 (Ifans), 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. (Read More)

Characters:villain
Story:masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  masked hero,  action hero,  poetic justice,  flying,  one man army,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

Black Dynamite (2009) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Comedy

Black Dynamite (2009)

This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House.. (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  throwing star,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

X-men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

X-men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Two mutant brothers, Logan and Victor, born 200 years ago, suffer childhood trauma and have only each other to depend on. Basically, they're fighters and killers, living from war to war through U.S. history. In modern times, a U.S. colonel, Stryker, recruits them and other mutants as commandos. Logan quits and becomes a logger, falling in love with a local teacher. When Logan refuses to rejoin Stryker's crew, the colonel sends the murderous Victor. Logan now wants revenge. This is why X-men Origins: Wolverine (2009) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005). (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  katana sword,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  tough guy,  hero,  martial arts,  character name in title

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Spider-man (2002)
Action, Adventure

Spider-man (2002)

Based on Marvel Comics' superhero character, this is a story of Peter Parker who is a nerdy high-schooler. He was orphaned as a child, bullied by jocks, and can't confess his crush for his stunning neighborhood girl Mary Jane Watson. To say his life is "miserable" is an understatement. But one day while on an excursion to a laboratory a runaway radioactive spider bites him... and his life changes in a way no one could have imagined. Peter acquires a muscle-bound physique, clear vision, ability to cling to surfaces and crawl over walls, shooting webs from his wrist ... but the fun isn't going to last. An eccentric millionaire Norman Osborn administers a performance enhancing drug on himself and his maniacal alter ego Green Goblin emerges. Now Peter Parker has to become Spider-Man and take Green Goblin to the task... or else Goblin will kill him. They come face to face and the war begins in which only one of them will survive at the end. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:masked vigilante,  vigilante justice,  super villain,  masked superhero,  masked hero,  action hero,  vigilantism,  poetic justice,  flying,  vigilante,  one man army,  based on comic book,  showdown,  mask,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As Hell on Earth is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat the evil prince before The Golden Army can destroy humanity's existence. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Story:super villain,  action hero,  one against many,  one man army,  based on comic book,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:masked vigilante,  super villain,  masked hero,  action hero,  billionaire,  vigilantism,  dc comics,  butler,  vigilante,  one against many,  training,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mansion,  based on comic book,  urban setting,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  police officer,  fistfight,  martial arts,  flashback

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Ong-bak 2 (2008)
Action

Ong-bak 2 (2008)

In 1431, the Kingdom of Ayutthayan conquers the territory of Sukhothai expanding their lands to the East. The noble Lord Siha Decho is betrayed by his Captain, Rajasena, and is murdered together with his wife. However their son Tien is saved by one loyal soldier and left alone in the woods...

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  katana sword,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  flashback

G.i. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra (2009)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra (2009)

Two soldiers stationed in Kazahkstan (Captain Duke Hauser and his partner "Ripcord") are ordered to transport special warheads created by MARS, an arms' manufacturer controlled by James McCullen. When they are attacked by thieves (led by Anastasia DeCobray, with whom Duke has history), they are saved by a top secret, international special forces unit known as "G.I. Joe". The leader of G.I. Joe, General Abernathy (or Hawk) is on the trail of the thieves: an evil organization called "Cobra". While Duke and Ripcord train to join the Joes, McCullen ("Destro") is secretly working for Cobra and plotting to recapture his metal-eating "Nanomite" warheads. Duke and Ripcord (with help from Heavy Duty, Snake Eyes, and the rest of the Joes) must prove that they are Real American Heroes -- by stopping the launch of these warheads before Cobra uses them to take over the world. This is why G.i. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra (2009) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005). (Read More)

Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:action hero,  ninjitsu,  kendo,  katana sword,  based on film,  ninja,  sword fight,  showdown,  hero,  fistfight,  train,  martial arts

Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Van Helsing (2004)

Van Helsing is in the world to rid all evil, even if not everyone agrees with him. The Vatican sends the monster hunter and his ally, Carl, to Transylvania. They have been sent to this land to stop the powerful Count Dracula. Whilst there they join forces with a Gypsy Princess called Anna Valerious, who is determined to end an ancient curse on her family by destroying the vampire. They just don't know how! (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice,  super villain,  action hero,  throwing star,  vigilantism,  poetic justice,  flying,  based on film,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  showdown,  tough guy,  hero,  martial arts,  character name in title

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Ninja Assassin (2009) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller

Ninja Assassin (2009)

Trained since childhood to be a lethal killer, Raizo has since turned his back on the Ozunu clan that raised him and now seeks revenge for their heartless murders. Teaming up with Europol investigator Mika, Raizo steadily butchers his enemies while inching ever closer to the long-awaited bloody reunion with his former master. (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:ninja,  action hero,  throwing star,  ninjitsu,  kendo,  one against many,  training,  one man army,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  police officer,  fistfight,  martial arts,  flashback

The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)

Characters:warrior
Story:super villain,  action hero,  love interest,  one against many,  training,  one man army,  disarming someone,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

Spider-man 3 (2007)
Action, Adventure

Spider-man 3 (2007)

Peter Parker has finally managed to piece together the once-broken parts of his life, maintaining a balance between his relationship with Mary-Jane and his responsibility as Spider-Man. But more challenges arise for our young hero. Peter's old friend Harry Obsourne has set out for revenge against Peter; taking up the mantle of his late father's persona as The New Goblin, and Peter must also capture Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, who has been transformed into his toughest foe yet, the Sandman. All hope seems lost when suddenly Peter's suit turns jet-black and greatly amplifies his powers. But it also begins to greatly amplify the much darker qualities of Peter's personality that he begins to lose himself to. Peter has to reach deep inside himself to free the compassionate hero he used to be if he is to ever conquer the darkness within and face not only his greatest enemies, but also...himself. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:masked vigilante,  vigilante justice,  super villain,  masked superhero,  masked hero,  action hero,  hero,  vigilantism,  poetic justice,  flying,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts

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The Mask Of Zorro (1998)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western

The Mask Of Zorro (1998)

The original Zorro, Don Diego de la Vega, is captured and imprisoned just as Spain concedes California to Santa Anna. 20 years go by and his mortal enemy, Don Rafael Montero, returns to California with a plan to become wealthy at the expense of the peasants. The original Zorro escapes from prison and trains a new Zorro to take his place. Much swashbuckling and derring-do ensues. This is why The Mask Of Zorro (1998) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005). (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice,  action hero,  vigilantism,  poetic justice,  vigilante,  one against many,  training,  one man army,  disarming someone,  sword fight,  showdown,  mask,  hero,  train,  martial arts,  character name in title

Meng Long Guo Jiang (1972) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Meng Long Guo Jiang (1972)

Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and they are unable to defeat him. The syndicate boss hires the best Japanese and European martial artists to fight Tang, but he easily finishes them off. The American martial artist Colt is hired and has a showdown with Tang in Rome's famous Colosseum. (Read More)

Themes:mafia
Story:action hero,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts

Kick-ass 2 (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Kick-ass 2 (2013)

After Kick-Ass' insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist -- reborn as The Mother F%&*^r -- only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can prevent their annihilation. When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl and young vigilante Kick-Ass, they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave. With graduation looming and uncertain what to do, Dave decides to start the world's first superhero team with Mindy. Unfortunately, when Mindy is busted for sneaking out as Hit Girl, she's forced to retire-leaving her to navigate the terrifying world of high-school mean girls on her own. With no one left to turn to, Dave joins forces with Justice Forever, run by a born-again ex-mobster named Colonel Stars and Stripes. Just as they start to make a real difference on the streets, the world's first super villain, The Mother F%&*^r, assembles his own evil league and puts a plan in motion to make Kick-Ass and Hit Girl pay for what they did to his dad. But there's only one problem with his scheme: If you mess with one member of Justice Forever, you mess with them all. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain
Story:masked vigilante,  super villain,  masked hero,  vigilante,  training,  mansion,  based on comic book,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

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Tom Yum Goong (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Tom Yum Goong (2005)

In Bangkok, the young Kham was raised by his father in the jungle with elephants as members of their family. When his old elephant and the baby Kern are stolen by criminals, Kham finds that the animals were sent to Sidney. He travels to Australia, where he locates the baby elephant in a restaurant owned by the evil Madame Rose, the leader of an international Thai mafia. With the support of the efficient Thai sergeant Mark, who was involved in a conspiracy, Kham fights to rescue the animal from the mobsters. (Read More)

Themes:mafia
Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  kendo,  katana sword,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  flashback

Batman: The Movie (1966)
Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family

Batman: The Movie (1966)

The arch-villains of the United Underworld - the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler and the Catwoman - combine forces to dispose of Batman and Robin as they launch their fantastic plot to control the entire world. From his submarine, Penguin and his cohorts hijack a yacht containing a dehydrator, which can extract all moisture from humans and reduce them to particles of dust. The evildoers turn the nine Security Council members in the United World Building into nine vials of multicolored crystals! Batman and Robin track the villains in their Batboat and use Batcharge missiles to force the submarine to surface. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain
Story:super villain,  masked superhero,  masked hero,  action hero,  dc comics,  butler,  flying,  vigilante,  one against many,  disarming someone,  mansion,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  mask,  brawl,  tough guy,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

The Equalizer (2014) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. This is why The Equalizer (2014) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005). (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice,  action hero,  vigilantism,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mansion,  hand to hand combat,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  police officer,  fistfight,  martial arts,  flashback

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Brick Mansions (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  urban decay,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  urban setting,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts,  flashback

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:mafia
Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  police officer,  fistfight,  train,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

Priest (2011)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Priest (2011)

PRIEST, a post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller, is set in an alternate world -- one ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampires. The story revolves around a legendary Warrior Priest from the last Vampire War who now lives in obscurity among the other downtrodden human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities ruled by the Church. When his niece is abducted by a murderous pack of vampires, Priest breaks his sacred vows to venture out on a quest to find her before they turn her into one of them. He is joined on his crusade by his niece's boyfriend, a trigger-fingered young wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess who possesses otherworldly fighting skills. (Read More)

Characters:warrior,  villain
Story:vigilante justice,  action hero,  vigilantism,  poetic justice,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  train,  martial arts,  character name in title,  flashback

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The Punisher (2004) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Punisher (2004)

Special agent Frank Castle had it all: A loving family, a great life, and an adventurous job. But when his life is taken away from him by a ruthless criminal and his associates, Frank has become reborn. Now serving as judge, jury, and executioner, he's a new kind of vigilante out to wage a one man war against those who have done him wrong. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:vigilante justice,  super villain,  vigilantism,  poetic justice,  vigilante,  one against many,  one man army,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

Hancock (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi

Hancock (2008)

The powerful superhero John Hancock has become a joke because of his alcoholism and clumsiness. He has also become the most hated man in Los Angeles. Though he has saved many lives, he also destroyed a lot of property, costing the city millions every time he goes into action. When he saves the life of PR expert Ray Embrey from an oncoming train, the executive is thankful and believes he can restore Hancock's image as a true superhero. He brings the anti-hero home for dinner and introduces him to his son Aaron, a big fan, and to his wife, Mary. But for some mysterious reason Mary doesn't want Hancock anywhere near her or her family. This is why Hancock (2008) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005). (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain
Story:action hero,  flying,  disarming someone,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  train,  martial arts,  character name in title

Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

The second "Highlander" movie, again with Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery. It's the year 2024 and all the ozone above Earth has gone. To protect people from dying, MacLeod helped in the construction of a giant "shield", several years ago. But, since there isn't left anyone Immortal after MacLeod's victory in the previous film, he has stopped being an Immortal himself. Now he is just an old man, until one day some other Immortals arrive on our planet. You see, the Immortals come from another planet... (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  urban decay,  kendo,  katana sword,  flying,  love interest,  one against many,  training,  one man army,  disarming someone,  sword fight,  showdown,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  train,  martial arts,  flashback

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Jui Kuen II (1994)
Action, Comedy

Jui Kuen II (1994)

Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. Fei-Hong has learned a style of fighting called "Drunken Boxing", which makes him a dangerous person to cross. Unfortunately, his father is opposed to his engaging in any kind of fighting, let alone drunken boxing. Consequently, Fei-Hong not only has to fight against the foreigners, but he must overcome his father's antagonism as well. (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero,  one against many,  one man army,  disarming someone,  sword fight,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  train,  martial arts

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016) is one of the best movies like Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)

The Turtles continue to live in the shadows and no one knows they were the ones who took down Shredder. And Vernon is the one everyone thinks is the one who took Shredder down. April O'Neill does some snooping and learns a scientist named, Baxter Stockman is working for Shredder. He plans to break him out while he's being transported. April tells the turtles who try to stop it but can't. Stockman tries to teleport Shredder but he some how ends up in another dimension and meets a warlord named Krang who instructs Shredder to assemble a teleportation device he sent to Earth a long time ago. He gives Shredder some mutagen which he uses to transform two criminals who were also in the transport with him, Rock Steady and Bebop into mutants. And they set out to find the device. April saw the transformation while investigating Stockman, She would take the mutagen and she would be chased by Shredder's minions, the Foot Clan. He is saved by a man named Casey Jones who was the one who transporting Shredder. The Turtles show up and they try to work together. In the melee the mutagen ends up with the police. Knowing Shredder will try and get it back, April tries to get it first she asks Vern to help. Eventually she and Casey are arrested. The Turtles get the mutagen and Donatello analyzes it learns it could make them human, which he tells Leonardo who tells him to forget it and not to tell the others. But Michelangelo tells Raphael who feels that Leonardo doesn't respect them. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:super villain,  action hero,  throwing star,  ninjitsu,  vigilante,  ninja,  one against many,  training,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  urban setting,  hand to hand combat,  car chase,  showdown,  brawl,  hero,  police officer,  fistfight,  martial arts

Superman Returns (2006)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Superman Returns (2006)

Following a mysterious absence of several years, the Man of Steel comes back to Earth in the epic action-adventure Superman Returns, a soaring new chapter in the saga of one of the world's most beloved superheroes. While an old enemy plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman faces the heartbreaking realization that the woman he loves, Lois Lane, has moved on with her life. Or has she? Superman's bittersweet return challenges him to bridge the distance between them while finding a place in a society that has learned to survive without him. In an attempt to protect the world he loves from cataclysmic destruction, Superman embarks on an epic journey of redemption that takes him from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:super villain,  action hero,  keysi fighting method,  urban decay,  dc comics,  flying,  love interest,  based on film,  one against many,  one man army,  based on comic book,  urban setting,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title

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