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Megamind (2010)
Action, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-fi

Megamind (2010)

After super-villain Megamind (Ferrell) kills his good-guy nemesis, Metro Man (Pitt), he becomes bored since there is no one left to fight. He creates a new foe, Tighten (Hill), who, instead of using his powers for good, sets out to destroy the world, positioning Megamind to save the day for the first time in his life. (Read More)

Themes:rivalry,  redemption,  superhero,  deception,  jealousy,  kidnapping
Mood:night,  parody,  satire
Locations:laboratory,  museum,  city,  school,  restaurant
Characters:mayor,  villain,  hostage,  baby,  alien
Story:prison warden,  mind power,  first date,  talking fish,  villain turns good,  fictional city,  super villain,  female journalist,  fish out of water,  tv reporter,  superhero spoof,  news reporter,  female reporter,  giant robot,  blue skinned alien,  humanoid alien,  human alien,  escape from prison,  heavy rain,  prison escape,  prison guard,  existential crisis,  secret lair,  interracial love relationship,  cooper,  blue skin,  childhood memories,  curator,  ray,  secret tunnel,  stolen identity,  aspiring musician,  studio logo segues into film,  minion,  criminal mastermind,  bait,  money falling through the air,  observatory,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  serum,  black hole,  super speed,  piranha,  gadgetry,  warden,  mind,  crazy humor,  in medias res,  shapeshifting,  saving the world,  cape,  exploding truck,  dna,  cameraman,  gatling gun,  timebomb,  sidekick,  media coverage,  satellite,  brain,  lasersight,  gadget,  cgi animation,  rainstorm,  hologram,  dynamite,  first kiss,  thunderstorm,  3 dimensional,  impostor,  near death experience,  past,  interracial friendship,  rampage,  faked death,  laser,  skull,  exploding building,  wristwatch,  planet,  told in flashback,  talking animal,  flying,  grenade,  syringe,  love interest,  date,  injection,  falling in love,  skeleton,  lightning,  statue,  training,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  nonlinear timeline,  fish,  tied to a chair,  interracial relationship,  prisoner,  montage,  disguise,  journalist,  good versus evil,  reporter,  guitar,  handcuffs,  supernatural power,  robot,  falling from height,  love triangle,  arrest,  battle,  rain,  prison,  crying,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  interracial sex,  character name in title,  one word title,  police,  gun

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)
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:rivalry,  redemption,  superhero,  deception,  jealousy,  kidnapping
Locations:laboratory,  museum
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:fictional city,  female journalist,  female reporter,  human alien,  heavy rain,  criminal mastermind,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  super speed,  gadgetry,  cape,  exploding truck,  gatling gun,  media coverage,  satellite,  gadget,  near death experience,  rampage,  laser,  exploding building,  planet,  flying,  love interest,  lightning,  statue,  training,  transformation,  news report,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  montage,  disguise,  journalist,  good versus evil,  reporter,  handcuffs,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  prison,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)

After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill from Earth, is now the main target of a manhunt led by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and his team and save the galaxy from his power, Quill creates a team of space heroes known as the "Guardians of the Galaxy" to save the world. (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception,  kidnapping
Characters:villain,  hostage,  alien
Story:super villain,  blue skinned alien,  humanoid alien,  human alien,  escape from prison,  heavy rain,  prison escape,  prison guard,  blue skin,  gadgetry,  gadget,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  near death experience,  laser,  exploding building,  planet,  talking animal,  lightning,  anti hero,  prisoner,  montage,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  handcuffs,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  prison,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing

Man Of Steel (2013)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Man Of Steel (2013)

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.

Themes:superhero,  kidnapping
Locations:laboratory,  school,  restaurant
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:fictional city,  female journalist,  female reporter,  human alien,  money falling through the air,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  black hole,  super speed,  cape,  exploding truck,  gatling gun,  media coverage,  satellite,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  laser,  skull,  exploding building,  planet,  flying,  injection,  skeleton,  news report,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  nonlinear timeline,  journalist,  good versus evil,  reporter,  supernatural power,  handcuffs,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion

Thor (2011) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Thor (2011)

The warrior Thor (Hemsworth) is cast out of the fantastic realm of Asgard by his father Odin (Hopkins) for his arrogance and sent to Earth to live among humans. Falling in love with scientist Jane Foster (Portman) teaches Thor much-needed lessons, and his new-found strength comes into play as a villain from his homeland sends dark forces toward Earth. (Read More)

Themes:rivalry,  superhero,  deception
Characters:villain
Story:super villain,  fish out of water,  giant robot,  human alien,  heavy rain,  observatory,  in medias res,  shapeshifting,  cape,  lasersight,  exploding building,  planet,  flying,  injection,  lightning,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  prisoner,  good versus evil,  handcuffs,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  voice over narration,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  one word 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:rivalry,  superhero,  deception,  kidnapping
Mood:night
Locations:city,  restaurant
Characters:mayor,  villain,  hostage
Story:prison warden,  fictional city,  super villain,  news reporter,  prison escape,  prison guard,  criminal mastermind,  gadgetry,  cape,  gatling gun,  timebomb,  media coverage,  lasersight,  gadget,  dynamite,  impostor,  near death experience,  faked death,  exploding building,  flying,  grenade,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  prisoner,  montage,  disguise,  journalist,  good versus evil,  reporter,  handcuffs,  falling from height,  love triangle,  arrest,  prison,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  police

Superman IV: The Quest For Peace (1987)
Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-fi

Superman IV: The Quest For Peace (1987)

Superman does a lot in his newest adventure. Archvillain Lex Luthor, determined to make the world safe for nuclear arms merchants, creates a new being to challenge the Man of Steel: the radiation-charged Nuclear Man. The two super-powered foes clash in an explosive screen extranvaganza that sees Superman save the Statue of Liberty, repulse a volcanic eruption of Mount Etna, rebuild the demolished Great Wall of China and perform many more spetactular feats. (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception
Locations:laboratory,  museum,  city,  school
Characters:villain,  hostage
Story:fictional city,  super villain,  human alien,  escape from prison,  prison escape,  prison guard,  secret lair,  criminal mastermind,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  cape,  exploding building,  planet,  flying,  love interest,  statue,  exploding car,  prisoner,  disguise,  journalist,  good versus evil,  reporter,  supernatural power,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title

Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015)

Tony Stark creates the Ultron Program to protect the world, but when the peacekeeping program becomes hostile, The Avengers go into action to try and defeat a virtually impossible enemy together. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together once again to protect the world from global extinction.

Themes:superhero,  deception
Locations:laboratory,  city
Characters:hostage
Story:villain turns good,  fictional city,  human alien,  super speed,  gadgetry,  cape,  exploding truck,  gatling gun,  timebomb,  satellite,  gadget,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  interracial friendship,  rampage,  laser,  exploding building,  flying,  lightning,  training,  transformation,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  montage,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  robot,  falling from height,  battle,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title

The Avengers (2012) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

The Avengers (2012)

Nick Fury is the director of S.H.I.E.L.D., an international peace-keeping agency. The agency is a who's who of Marvel Super Heroes, with Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When global security is threatened by Loki and his cohorts, Nick Fury and his team will need all their powers to save the world from disaster. (Read More)

Themes:rivalry,  redemption,  superhero,  deception
Locations:laboratory
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:fish out of water,  humanoid alien,  human alien,  super speed,  shapeshifting,  exploding truck,  gatling gun,  lasersight,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  laser,  exploding building,  lightning,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  prisoner,  disguise,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  explosion,  title spoken by character

Astro Boy (2009)
Action, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-fi

Astro Boy (2009)

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him. (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception
Locations:laboratory,  city
Story:fictional city,  giant robot,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  super speed,  satellite,  cgi animation,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  near death experience,  rampage,  laser,  exploding building,  flying,  transformation,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  montage,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title

Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people's houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine Wise, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along - her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  deception,  kidnapping
Mood:night
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:human alien,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  gadgetry,  gatling gun,  gadget,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  near death experience,  exploding building,  planet,  talking animal,  flying,  love interest,  lightning,  statue,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  montage,  disguise,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title,  gun

X-men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

X-men: Days Of Future Past (2014)

In the future, the mutants and the humans that help them are slaughtered by powerful robots named Sentinels. Professor Xavier, Wolverine, Magneto, Storm, Kitty Pryde and her friends meet at a monastery in China and Xavier explains that the invincible Sentinels were created using the DNA of Mystique that was captured in 1973 when she tried to assassinate their creator Dr. Bolivar Trask. Xavier tells that their only chance is return to 1973 using Pryde's ability to join Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr to convince Mystique to give up of her intention. . However, only Wolverine can withstand the damages of the time travel. Will he succeed in stopping Mystique and the Sentinel Program and save the mutants and their human friends from annihilation? (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  superhero,  deception
Locations:laboratory
Story:giant robot,  blue skin,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  super speed,  shapeshifting,  cape,  dna,  gatling gun,  media coverage,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  impostor,  past,  skull,  flying,  injection,  skeleton,  lightning,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  disguise,  supernatural power,  robot,  falling from height,  battle,  prison,  voice over narration,  surprise ending,  explosion,  gun

Suicide Squad (2016) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Suicide Squad (2016)

It feels good to be bad...Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself? (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  superhero,  deception,  kidnapping
Locations:laboratory,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Story:villain turns good,  fictional city,  super villain,  heavy rain,  prison escape,  prison guard,  gatling gun,  satellite,  lasersight,  dynamite,  3 dimensional,  near death experience,  rampage,  skull,  injection,  lightning,  transformation,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  nonlinear timeline,  tied to a chair,  prisoner,  montage,  handcuffs,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  prison,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character

Power Rangers (2017)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Power Rangers (2017)

High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vegenance, the group must harness their powers and use them to work together and save the world.

Themes:redemption,  superhero,  deception,  kidnapping
Locations:school
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:super villain,  giant robot,  humanoid alien,  human alien,  heavy rain,  saving the world,  rainstorm,  hologram,  near death experience,  interracial friendship,  rampage,  exploding building,  lightning,  training,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  fish,  tied to a chair,  montage,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  robot,  falling from height,  battle,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character

Ghostbusters (2016)
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Ghostbusters (2016)

Themes:deception
Locations:laboratory,  restaurant
Characters:mayor
Story:gadgetry,  timebomb,  media coverage,  gadget,  3 dimensional,  near death experience,  interracial friendship,  rampage,  laser,  exploding building,  wristwatch,  flying,  grenade,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  montage,  good versus evil,  reporter,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  battle,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  one word title,  police

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  deception,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:prison warden,  prison escape,  prison guard,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  dna,  gatling gun,  media coverage,  satellite,  3 dimensional,  impostor,  exploding building,  grenade,  injection,  training,  news report,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  prisoner,  disguise,  good versus evil,  handcuffs,  falling from height,  battle,  prison,  voice over narration,  surprise ending,  explosion,  dancing,  character name in title

Superman (1978) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi

Superman (1978)

Just before the destruction of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El sends his infant son Kal-El on a spaceship to Earth. Raised by kindly farmers Jonathan and Martha Kent, young Clark discovers the source of his superhuman powers and moves to Metropolis to fight evil. As Superman, he battles the villainous Lex Luthor, while, as novice reporter Clark Kent, he attempts to woo co-worker Lois Lane (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:alien
Story:first date,  fictional city,  super villain,  news reporter,  female reporter,  human alien,  super speed,  sidekick,  hologram,  thunderstorm,  planet,  flying,  lightning,  transformation,  disguise,  good versus evil,  reporter,  falling from height,  prison,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  one word title,  police

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)
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:redemption,  superhero,  deception
Locations:laboratory,  museum
Characters:alien
Story:super villain,  female journalist,  female reporter,  prison guard,  criminal mastermind,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  gadgetry,  saving the world,  gadget,  hologram,  near death experience,  laser,  wristwatch,  talking animal,  training,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  prisoner,  montage,  disguise,  journalist,  good versus evil,  reporter,  handcuffs,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  explosion,  police

Tomorrowland (2015)
Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Sci-fi

Tomorrowland (2015)

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland." (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  deception
Locations:laboratory,  restaurant
Story:giant robot,  heavy rain,  super speed,  gadgetry,  saving the world,  timebomb,  lasersight,  gadget,  hologram,  near death experience,  laser,  exploding building,  wristwatch,  told in flashback,  flying,  news report,  no opening credits,  nonlinear timeline,  montage,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  one word title,  gun

Iron Man 3 (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception,  kidnapping
Locations:laboratory,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Story:gadgetry,  gatling gun,  media coverage,  gadget,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  interracial friendship,  exploding building,  wristwatch,  told in flashback,  flying,  grenade,  love interest,  injection,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  montage,  disguise,  good versus evil,  handcuffs,  supernatural power,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title

Big Hero 6 (2014) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-fi

Big Hero 6 (2014)

When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called "Big Hero 6." (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception
Locations:laboratory,  city
Story:fictional city,  cgi animation,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  faked death,  laser,  exploding building,  flying,  training,  news report,  no opening credits,  montage,  good versus evil,  robot,  arrest,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011)

Autobots Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide, Mirage (aka Dino), Wheeljack (aka Que) and Sideswipe led by Optimus Prime, are back in action taking on the evil Decepticons, who are eager to avenge their recent defeat. The Autobots and Decepticons become involved in a perilous space race between the United States and Russia to reach a hidden Cybertronian spacecraft on the moon and learn its secrets, and once again Sam Witwicky has to go to the aid of his robot friends. The new villain Shockwave is on the scene while the Autobots and Decepticons continue to battle it out on Earth. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  kidnapping
Locations:restaurant
Characters:villain,  hostage,  alien
Story:super villain,  giant robot,  studio logo segues into film,  black hole,  shapeshifting,  gatling gun,  satellite,  lasersight,  3 dimensional,  rampage,  faked death,  laser,  exploding building,  wristwatch,  planet,  grenade,  statue,  news report,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  montage,  disguise,  good versus evil,  robot,  falling from height,  battle,  explosion,  police

Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this Act, claiming that their actions must be kept in check otherwise cities will continue to be destroyed, but Captain America feels that saving the world is daring enough and that they cannot rely on the government to protect the world. This escalates into an all-out war between Team Iron Man (Iron Man, Black Panther, Vision, Black Widow, War Machine, and Spider-Man) and Team Captain America (Captain America, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Ant Man) while a new villain emerges. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  superhero,  deception,  kidnapping
Locations:laboratory,  restaurant
Characters:villain,  hostage
Story:gadgetry,  exploding truck,  gatling gun,  media coverage,  lasersight,  gadget,  hologram,  impostor,  near death experience,  interracial friendship,  rampage,  laser,  exploding building,  wristwatch,  flying,  statue,  training,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  prisoner,  disguise,  supernatural power,  handcuffs,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  prison,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title

Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thousands of years ago, a race of beings known as Dark Elves tried to send the universe into darkness by using a weapon known as the Aether. Warriors from Asgard stop them but their leader Malekith escapes to wait for another opportunity. The warriors find the Aether and since it cannot be destroyed, they try to hide it. In the present day, Jane Foster awaits the return of Thor although it has been two years since they last saw once another. In the meantime, Thor has been trying to bring peace to the nine realms. Jane discovers an anomaly similar to the one that brought Thor to Earth. She goes to investigate, finds a wormhole, and is sucked into it. Back on Asgard, Thor wishes to return to Earth but his father, Odin refuses to let him. Thor learns from Heimdall, who can see into all of the realms, that Jane disappeared. Thor then returns to Earth just as Jane reappears. However, when some policemen try to arrest her, an unknown energy repulses them. Thor then brings Jane to Asgard to find out what happened to her. When the energy is released again, they discover that when Jane disappeared, she crossed paths with the Aether and it entered her. Malekith, upon sensing that the time to strike is now, seeks out the Aether. He attacks Asgard and Thor's mother Frigga is killed protecting Jane. Odin wants to keep Jane on Asgard so that Malekith will come. Thor disagrees with his plan, so with his cohorts, he decides to take Jane away. He enlists the aid of his brother, Loki. Unfortun… (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception
Locations:restaurant
Story:human alien,  heavy rain,  prison escape,  prison guard,  observatory,  shapeshifting,  rainstorm,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  faked death,  planet,  grenade,  date,  lightning,  statue,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  prisoner,  disguise,  good versus evil,  handcuffs,  supernatural power,  arrest,  battle,  prison,  voice over narration,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title

Pixels (2015) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-fi

Pixels (2015)

Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff, and Eddie "The Fire Blaster" Plant all played classic arcade video games as teenagers. But now they have to use their skills to try to save the world from aliens. The aliens watched video feeds that they thought was a declaration of war. So they send down the classic arcade games to destroy earth. They also get help from a military specialist. They have three lives and if all three get used then earth will be destroyed, and every time they lose a live the aliens take someone's life. Who will win, us or the aliens? It's an all-out battle to save our planet and everyone on it. (Read More)

Themes:rivalry,  redemption,  deception,  kidnapping
Mood:satire
Locations:laboratory
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:prison guard,  cooper,  media coverage,  satellite,  rampage,  planet,  training,  transformation,  news report,  exploding car,  prisoner,  montage,  good versus evil,  handcuffs,  robot,  battle,  prison,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  one word title,  police

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:superhero,  deception,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:fictional city,  super villain,  heavy rain,  criminal mastermind,  gadgetry,  cape,  timebomb,  gadget,  rainstorm,  impostor,  near death experience,  grenade,  lightning,  statue,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  nonlinear timeline,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  arrest,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title,  police,  gun

Ant-man (2015)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

Ant-man (2015)

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. (Read More)

Themes:rivalry,  redemption,  superhero,  deception
Locations:laboratory,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Story:super speed,  timebomb,  gadget,  3 dimensional,  interracial friendship,  laser,  exploding building,  flying,  training,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  prisoner,  montage,  disguise,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  handcuffs,  falling from height,  arrest,  rain,  prison,  crying,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  one word title

Enemy Mine (1985)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi

Enemy Mine (1985)

A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  kidnapping
Locations:laboratory
Characters:hostage,  baby,  alien
Story:humanoid alien,  human alien,  heavy rain,  rainstorm,  near death experience,  laser,  skull,  planet,  lightning,  training,  anti hero,  fish,  montage,  good versus evil,  battle,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

After saving Xandar from Ronan's wrath, the Guardians are now recognized as heroes. Now the team must help their leader Star Lord (Chris Pratt) uncover the truth behind his true heritage. Along the way, old foes turn to allies and betrayal is blooming. And the Guardians find that they are up against a devastating new menace who is out to rule the galaxy. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  superhero,  deception,  jealousy,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:human alien,  blue skin,  gadgetry,  cape,  gatling gun,  timebomb,  brain,  gadget,  hologram,  near death experience,  rampage,  laser,  skull,  planet,  talking animal,  flying,  skeleton,  statue,  training,  transformation,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  interracial relationship,  montage,  good versus evil,  handcuffs,  supernatural power,  robot,  falling from height,  battle,  surprise ending,  explosion,  dancing,  gun

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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:redemption,  superhero,  deception,  kidnapping
Locations:city
Characters:mayor,  hostage
Story:fictional city,  super villain,  prison escape,  prison guard,  gadgetry,  gatling gun,  timebomb,  media coverage,  satellite,  gadget,  faked death,  exploding building,  injection,  statue,  training,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  prisoner,  disguise,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  battle,  prison,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  police

X2: X-men United (2003)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Thriller

X2: X-men United (2003)

Several months have passed since The X-Men defeated Magneto and imprisoned him in a seemingly impregnable plastic chamber. One day, a mutant by the name of Nightcrawler infiltrates the White House and attempts to assassinate the president, setting off a chain reaction of anti-mutant measures by the government. Meanwhile, Logan is trying to discover his past. As scientist named William Stryker discovers Professor X's secret school and Cerebro, Magneto's partner, Mystique, is planning to break her leader out of prison. But when Professor X's school is attacked by Stryker's forces, Logan, Rogue, Iceman and a few are lucky to escape. Those who remain meet in Boston, where they form an uneasy alliance with Magneto to stop Stryker and rescue Professor X. (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception,  kidnapping
Locations:museum,  school
Characters:villain
Story:super villain,  prison escape,  blue skin,  serum,  impostor,  laser,  grenade,  love interest,  injection,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  prisoner,  disguise,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  love triangle,  prison,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title

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. (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception
Mood:night
Locations:city,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Story:fictional city,  super villain,  heavy rain,  gadgetry,  cape,  gadget,  rainstorm,  dynamite,  near death experience,  rampage,  exploding building,  injection,  lightning,  statue,  anti hero,  nonlinear timeline,  disguise,  good versus evil,  robot,  falling from height,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title,  police

Highlander II: The Quickening (1991) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
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)

Themes:deception
Characters:alien
Story:fish out of water,  human alien,  exploding truck,  satellite,  faked death,  exploding building,  planet,  flying,  love interest,  statue,  training,  news report,  anti hero,  exploding car,  montage,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  battle,  rain,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (2017)

VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is the new adventure film from Luc Besson, the director of The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the comic book series which inspired a generation of artists, writers and filmmakers. In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are a team of special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha-an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence and cultures with each other. There is a mystery at the center of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  deception,  kidnapping
Locations:city
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:humanoid alien,  human alien,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  gadgetry,  gatling gun,  timebomb,  gadget,  hologram,  laser,  planet,  love interest,  transformation,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  montage,  disguise,  supernatural power,  handcuffs,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  character name in title,  gun

Robocop (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Robocop (2014)

The year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years - and it's meant billions for OmniCorp's bottom line. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) - a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit - is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine pursuing justice. (Read More)

Themes:deception
Locations:laboratory,  city,  restaurant
Characters:mayor,  hostage
Story:news reporter,  giant robot,  heavy rain,  super speed,  cameraman,  media coverage,  lasersight,  hologram,  training,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  guitar,  robot,  falling from height,  battle,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  one word title,  gun,  police

Allegiant (2016)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Allegiant (2016)

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  kidnapping
Locations:city
Characters:hostage
Story:fish out of water,  heavy rain,  prison escape,  prison guard,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  serum,  lasersight,  hologram,  near death experience,  laser,  injection,  training,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  prisoner,  good versus evil,  handcuffs,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  rain,  prison,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  one word title

Masters Of The Universe (1987) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Masters Of The Universe (1987)

On the planet Eternia, Skeletor and his dark army overthrow the Sorceress of Castle Grayskull expecting to acquire her power. He-Man, his old friend Duncan "Man-at-Arms" and his daughter Teela are attacked by Skeletor's soldiers and they defeat them. They also rescue their prisoner, the inventor and locksmith Gwildor. He explains that he was lured by Evil-Lyn that used his invention Cosmic Key to open the gates and seize the Castle Grayskull. He-Man and his friends retrieve the prototype of the Cosmic Key trying to release the Sorcereress but they are defeated by Skeletor and his army and Gwildor uses his key to open and portal for them to flee. They come to Earth but lose the key. Meanwhile Julie Winston, who grieves the loss of her parents in a plane crash, and her boyfriend Kevin Corrigan find and activate the key, believing it is a foreign musical instrument. On Eternia, Evil-Lyn locates the Cosmic Key and Skeletor sends her with a group of mercenaries and soldiers to vanquish He-man and his friends and bring the key back. Will they succeed? (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:super villain,  fish out of water,  human alien,  shapeshifting,  cape,  hologram,  planet,  skeleton,  transformation,  exploding car,  prisoner,  disguise,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  handcuffs,  robot,  falling from height,  arrest,  battle,  crying,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  police,  gun

Batman Forever (1995)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

Batman Forever (1995)

The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face incorrectly believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side; he has unleashed a reign of terror on the good people of Gotham. Edward Nygma, computer-genius and former employee of millionaire Bruce Wayne, is out to get the philanthropist; as The Riddler he perfects a device for draining information from all the brains in Gotham, including Bruce Wayne's knowledge of his other identity. Batman/Wayne is/are the love focus of Dr. Chase Meridan. Former circus acrobat Dick Grayson, his family killed by Two-Face, becomes Wayne's ward and Batman's new partner Robin the Boy Wonder. (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception,  kidnapping
Locations:city
Characters:mayor,  hostage
Story:fictional city,  super villain,  news reporter,  criminal mastermind,  cape,  gatling gun,  timebomb,  sidekick,  media coverage,  gadget,  hologram,  date,  statue,  news report,  anti hero,  exploding car,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title

Treasure Planet (2002)
Adventure, Animation, Family, Sci-fi

Treasure Planet (2002)

A futuristic twist on Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, Treasure Planet follows restless teen Jim Hawkins on a fantastic journey across the universe as cabin boy aboard a majestic space galleon. Befriended by the ship's charismatic cyborg cook, John Silver, Jim blossoms under his guidance and shows the makings of a fine shipmate as he and the alien crew battle a supernova, a black hole, and a ferocious space storm. But even greater dangers lie ahead when Jim discovers that his trusted friend Silver is actually a scheming pirate with mutiny on his mind. (Read More)

Characters:alien
Story:villain turns good,  black hole,  mind,  shapeshifting,  hologram,  planet,  skeleton,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  robot,  arrest,  battle,  fire,  title spoken by character

Spectre (2015)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Spectre (2015)

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia, the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE. Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh, the new head of the Centre of National Security, questions Bond's actions and challenges the relevance of MI6 led by M. Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny and Q to help him seek out Madeleine Swann, the daughter of his old nemesis Mr White, who may hold the clue to untangling the web of SPECTRE. As the daughter of the assassin, she understands Bond in a way most others cannot. As Bond ventures towards the heart of SPECTRE, he learns a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  jealousy,  kidnapping
Locations:laboratory,  city,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Story:heavy rain,  secret lair,  criminal mastermind,  gadgetry,  timebomb,  media coverage,  satellite,  lasersight,  gadget,  impostor,  near death experience,  faked death,  exploding building,  wristwatch,  love interest,  injection,  news report,  anti hero,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  good versus evil,  falling from height,  arrest,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  one word title,  gun

Green Lantern (2011) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Green Lantern (2011)

In a mysterious universe, the Green Lantern Corps, an elite defense force of peace and justice have existed for centuries. Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan acquires superhuman powers when he is chosen by the Ring, the willpower-fed source of power. Reluctantly at first, he takes on the challenge after the death of Abin Sur, the finest Green Lantern. Putting his self-doubts aside, and spurred on by his sense of duty and love for his beautiful, intellectually equal, colleague, Carol Ferris, he is soon called to defend mankind from Parallax, a powerful, evil being who feeds on fear. Hal Jordan is the universe's last chance, as many Green Lanterns have been killed and the Corps is weakened. And he might just be the right Green Lantern for the duty of keeping the world safe from harm. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:super villain,  humanoid alien,  exploding truck,  gatling gun,  satellite,  hologram,  3 dimensional,  interracial friendship,  planet,  flying,  syringe,  injection,  training,  transformation,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  disguise,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  fire,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  character name in title

Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Now You See Me 2 (2016)

One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, The Four Horsemen resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate. The man behind their vanishing act is none other than Walter Mabry, a tech prodigy who threatens the Horsemen into pulling off their most impossible heist yet. Their only hope is to perform one last unprecedented stunt to clear their names and reveal the mastermind behind it all. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  kidnapping
Locations:laboratory,  restaurant
Characters:hostage
Story:heavy rain,  prison escape,  prison guard,  criminal mastermind,  observatory,  media coverage,  impostor,  near death experience,  faked death,  wristwatch,  news report,  no opening credits,  prisoner,  montage,  disguise,  reporter,  handcuffs,  arrest,  prison,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion

Wonder Woman (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, War

Wonder Woman (2017)

Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny. (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception
Locations:laboratory
Story:super villain,  fish out of water,  super speed,  saving the world,  exploding truck,  gatling gun,  dynamite,  impostor,  exploding building,  wristwatch,  told in flashback,  love interest,  lightning,  statue,  training,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  nonlinear timeline,  montage,  disguise,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  battle,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  dancing,  character name in title

Pacific Rim (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Pacific Rim (2013)

When monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes - a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi) - who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse. (Read More)

Themes:redemption
Locations:laboratory
Story:giant robot,  heavy rain,  deoxyribonucleic acid,  saving the world,  exploding truck,  gatling gun,  timebomb,  media coverage,  rainstorm,  hologram,  rampage,  skull,  exploding building,  lightning,  training,  news report,  no opening credits,  exploding car,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  voice over narration,  explosion

Beauty And The Beast (2017) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance

Beauty And The Beast (2017)

Disney's animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  deception,  jealousy,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage,  baby
Story:fish out of water,  heavy rain,  studio logo segues into film,  sidekick,  rainstorm,  talking animal,  love interest,  lightning,  transformation,  no opening credits,  montage,  disguise,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  love triangle,  battle,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  character name in title

The Green Hornet (2011)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Green Hornet (2011)

Playboy Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) becomes the new publisher of Los Angeles' "The Daily Sentinel" after the sudden death of his father. Britt's party life is about to change when he and his driver and kung fu expert, Kato (Jay Chou), stop a robbery. With the help of Kato, Britt starts a new career of fighting crime as the masked superhero "The Green Hornet". (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  deception,  jealousy
Mood:parody
Locations:restaurant
Story:gatling gun,  sidekick,  media coverage,  lasersight,  gadget,  3 dimensional,  interracial friendship,  exploding building,  statue,  training,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  exploding car,  montage,  falling from height,  love triangle,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  character name in title,  gun

X-men: First Class (2011)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

X-men: First Class (2011)

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 archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto's Brotherhood and Professor X's X-MEN. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Locations:laboratory
Story:prison warden,  super villain,  prison guard,  serum,  shapeshifting,  satellite,  impostor,  laser,  flying,  syringe,  injection,  statue,  training,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  fish,  montage,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  battle,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones (2013)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones (2013)

Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray, discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother, Clary must join forces with a group of Shadow Hunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  kidnapping
Locations:city
Characters:hostage
Story:fish out of water,  heavy rain,  secret tunnel,  shapeshifting,  rainstorm,  faked death,  skull,  skeleton,  lightning,  statue,  transformation,  anti hero,  tied to a chair,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  love triangle,  battle,  surprise ending,  explosion,  gun

Dracula Untold (2014) is one of the best movies like Megamind (2010)
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War

Dracula Untold (2014)

At the turn of the century, the young lord Vlad and his family live a peaceful life ruling over their small kingdom, but when a Turk warlord demands from Vlad a thousand boys and his son to create an army Vlad seeks a terrible power that will allow him to protect his kingdom and family from the Turks at a terrible cost. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage
Story:heavy rain,  super speed,  shapeshifting,  cape,  rainstorm,  thunderstorm,  near death experience,  skull,  skeleton,  lightning,  transformation,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  good versus evil,  supernatural power,  falling from height,  battle,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  character name in title

Superman II (1980)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Superman II (1980)

Picking up where "Superman: The Movie" left off, three criminals, General Zod ('Terence Stamp' (qv)), Ursa, ('Sarah Douglas (I)' (qv)), and Non ('Jack O'Halloran (I)' (qv)) from the planet Krypton are released from the Phantom Zone by a nuclear explosion in space. They descend upon Earth where they could finally rule. Superman, meanwhile, is in love with Lois Lane ('Margot Kidder' (qv)), who finds out who he really is. Lex Luthor ('Gene Hackman' (qv)) escapes from prison and is determined to destroy Superman by joining forces with the three criminals. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:fictional city,  human alien,  escape from prison,  prison escape,  super speed,  hologram,  planet,  flying,  transformation,  exploding car,  good versus evil,  reporter,  falling from height,  battle,  prison,  fire,  explosion,  character name in title,  police

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