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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)

Themes:robbery,  monster
Characters:villain,  teenager
Story:spider man,  spider,  lizard,  spider web,  teenage hero,  long blonde hair,  masked hero,  action hero,  teenager fighting adult,  teenage superhero,  supervillain,  masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  action violence,  wii u,  xbox 360,  poetic justice,  fighting game,  marvel comics,  action game,  cop,  flying,  costume,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  new york,  based on comic book,  kung fu,  criminal,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  based on comic,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  blonde,  gangster,  fistfight,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  kiss,  violence

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)

Characters:villain
Story:spider man,  spider,  hero,  masked hero,  action hero,  masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  lizard,  poetic justice,  marvel comics,  cop,  flying,  one man army,  disarming someone,  new york,  kung fu,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

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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)

Story:spider man,  spider,  teenage hero,  masked hero,  action hero,  masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  poetic justice,  marvel comics,  flying,  one man army,  based on comic book,  kung fu,  criminal,  showdown,  shotgun,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence,  kiss

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:robbery
Characters:villain
Story:masked hero,  masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  poetic justice,  cop,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  shotgun,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  character name in title

The Phantom (1996) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
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)

Story:action hero,  masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  poetic justice,  costume,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  pistol,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

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

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:robbery
Characters:teenager
Story:teenage hero,  masked hero,  action hero,  masked vigilante,  costume,  one man army,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  kung fu,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  based on comic,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  gangster,  fistfight,  teenage girl,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  character name in title,  kiss,  violence

The Marine (2006)
Action, Drama, Thriller

The Marine (2006)

John Triton is a heroic Marine who returns home after being discharged--against his will--from the Iraq War. Stateside, he finds himself back in action, when a group of murderous diamond thieves on the run led by a merciless criminal named Rome has kidnapped his wife and John goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her. With everything on the line, the Marine will stop at nothing to carry out his toughest and most important mission. (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Characters:villain
Story:action hero,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  blonde,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  violence,  kiss

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:monster
Characters:villain
Story:action hero,  fighting game,  marvel comics,  action game,  one man army,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  based on comic,  showdown,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

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The Medallion (2003) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
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)

Story:action hero,  cop,  flying,  one man army,  disarming someone,  kung fu,  supernatural power,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  violence

Quantum Of Solace (2008)
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)

Story:action hero,  xbox 360,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  violence,  kiss

Black Dynamite (2009)
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.. This is why Black Dynamite (2009) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012). (Read More)

Story:action hero,  costume,  one man army,  disarming someone,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

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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)

Characters:villain,  teenager
Story:masked hero,  action hero,  hero,  masked vigilante,  marvel comics,  costume,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  kung fu,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  kiss,  violence

Spider-man 3 (2007) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
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)

Characters:villain
Story:spider man,  spider,  spider web,  masked hero,  action hero,  hero,  masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  poetic justice,  marvel comics,  flying,  one man army,  mixed martial arts,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  fistfight,  chase,  martial arts,  violence,  kiss

Kick-ass (2010)
Action, Comedy

Kick-ass (2010)

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan with a few friends and who lives alone with his father. His life is not very difficult and his personal trials not that overwhelming. However, one day he makes the simple decision to become a super-hero even though he has no powers or training. (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Characters:teenager
Story:teenage hero,  masked hero,  teenage superhero,  masked superhero,  marvel comics,  flying,  costume,  one man army,  based on comic book,  criminal,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  pistol,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

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Raw Deal (1986)
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. (Read More)

Story:action hero,  poetic justice,  one man army,  disarming someone,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  blonde,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  martial arts,  violence,  kiss

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 The Amazing Spider-man (2012). (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Characters:villain
Story:action hero,  flying,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  criminal,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

Power Rangers (2017) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
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:robbery,  monster
Characters:teenager
Story:teenage hero,  masked hero,  action hero,  teenage superhero,  costume,  mixed martial arts,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  fistfight,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  violence,  kiss

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The Tuxedo (2002)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

The Tuxedo (2002)

Jimmy Tong is just a lowly chauffeur for millionaire Clark Devlin, until Devlin has an accident that puts him in the hospital. Tong is sent back to fetch some things for Devlin and unknowingly tries on Devlin's tuxedo and finds that it gives extraordinary powers to anyone that dons the suit. This discovery thrusts Tong into world of international intrigue and espionage and pairs him with an inexperienced partner. (Read More)

Story:action hero,  poetic justice,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  pistol,  new york city,  martial arts,  violence

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:robbery
Characters:villain
Story:criminal,  hero,  masked hero,  action hero,  masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  action violence,  flying,  costume,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  based on comic,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  violence,  kiss

Black Rain (1989)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Black Rain (1989)

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, they get deeper and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they can only win by playing the game the Japanese way. (Read More)

Story:action hero,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  new york,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  blonde,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  martial arts,  violence,  kiss

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The Condemned (2007) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Condemned (2007)

The story of Jack Conrad, who is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from all corners of the world, with freedom going to the sole survivor. This is why The Condemned (2007) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012). (Read More)

Story:action hero,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  violence

The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King. (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Characters:villain,  teenager
Story:kung fu,  action hero,  teenager fighting adult,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  chase,  violence

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:robbery
Characters:villain,  teenager
Story:teenage hero,  masked hero,  masked vigilante,  marvel comics,  costume,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  shotgun,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  teenage girl,  pistol,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

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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. (Read More)

Story:action hero,  marvel comics,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  tough guy,  hero,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

Spider-man: Homecoming (2017) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Spider-man: Homecoming (2017)

Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May, under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark, Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine - distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man - but when the Vulture emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened. (Read More)

Characters:villain,  teenager
Story:spider man,  spider,  hero,  teenage superhero,  marvel comics,  flying,  based on comic book,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  chase,  new york city

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. This is why Captain America: Civil War (2016) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012). (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Characters:villain,  teenager
Story:spider man,  teenage hero,  masked hero,  action hero,  teenage superhero,  marvel comics,  spider,  flying,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  based on comic,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  fistfight,  teenage boy,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence,  kiss

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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...

Story:action hero,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  chase,  martial arts,  violence

Money Train (1995)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Money Train (1995)

Two foster brothers work as transit cops. While one's life is as good as it gets, the other's is a pit. After losing his job, getting dumped by his brother, and getting the crap kicked out of him by a loan shark for the umpteenth time, He implements his plan to steal the "money train," a train carrying the New York Subway's weekly revenue. But when things go awry, will his brother be able to save him in time? (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Story:action hero,  mixed martial arts,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  martial arts,  violence,  kiss

Meng Long Guo Jiang (1972) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
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)

Story:action hero,  one man army,  disarming someone,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  martial arts,  violence

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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

A series of strange robberies brings Axel Foley back to Beverly Hills to help his two fellow cops solve the case. All the familiar faces of the first film are back...

Themes:robbery
Story:action hero,  cop,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  blonde,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  violence

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 The Amazing Spider-man (2012). (Read More)

Story:masked hero,  action hero,  masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  costume,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  based on comic,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  character name in title,  kiss,  violence

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)

Characters:teenager
Story:action hero,  poetic justice,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  chase,  martial arts,  violence

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Never Back Down (2008) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
Action, Drama, Sport

Never Back Down (2008)

At his new high school, a rebellious teen Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fighting club in a Backyard Fight, where he finds a mentor in a mixed martial arts veteran. After receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family, Jake seeks the mentoring of a veteran fighter, to train his mind and body for one final no-holds-barred elimination fight with his unrelenting personal nemesis and local martial arts champion Ryan McCarthy. (Read More)

Characters:teenager
Story:teenage hero,  mixed martial arts,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  violence

Hung Fan Kui (1995)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Hung Fan Kui (1995)

Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow.... (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Story:action hero,  one man army,  mixed martial arts,  kung fu,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  martial arts,  violence

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)

Characters:villain,  teenager
Story:action hero,  poetic justice,  costume,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  martial arts,  violence

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Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Kung Fu Panda (2008)

It's the story about a lazy, irreverent slacker panda, named Po, who is the biggest fan of Kung Fu around...which doesn't exactly come in handy while working every day in his family's noodle shop. Unexpectedly chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy, Po's dreams become reality when he joins the world of Kung Fu and studies alongside his idols, the legendary Furious Five -- Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey -- under the leadership of their guru, Master Shifu. But before they know it, the vengeful and treacherous snow leopard Tai Lung is headed their way, and it's up to Po to defend everyone from the oncoming threat. Can he turn his dreams of becoming a Kung Fu master into reality? Po puts his heart - and his girth - into the task, and the unlikely hero ultimately finds that his greatest weaknesses turn out to be his greatest strengths. This is why Kung Fu Panda (2008) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012). (Read More)

Characters:villain
Story:kung fu,  action hero,  hero,  fighting game,  mixed martial arts,  showdown,  brawl,  fistfight,  martial arts,  violence

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
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)

Story:action hero,  one man army,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  based on comic,  showdown,  brawl,  hero,  fistfight,  pistol,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

Cradle 2 The Grave (2003)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Cradle 2 The Grave (2003)

When his daughter is kidnapped and held in exchange for priceless diamonds, the leader of a crew of highly skilled urban thieves (DMX) forges an unlikely alliance with a Taiwanese Intelligence officer (Jet Li) to rescue her. Their race against the clock to find the precious stones ultimately unravels a plot to distribute a deadly new weapon of war. (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Story:criminal,  action hero,  poetic justice,  cop,  one man army,  mixed martial arts,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  violence

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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)

Characters:villain,  teenager
Story:teenage hero,  masked hero,  action hero,  teenage superhero,  masked superhero,  flying,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  based on comic,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  fistfight,  teenage boy,  chase,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

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)

Story:action hero,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  gangster,  fistfight,  martial arts,  violence

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop. This is why Assault On Precinct 13 (2005) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012). (Read More)

Story:long blonde hair,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  blonde,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  martial arts,  violence,  kiss

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Blade II (2002)
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)

Story:action hero,  poetic justice,  marvel comics,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  hero,  fistfight,  pistol,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

Ong-bak (2003)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Ong-bak (2003)

Booting lives in a small and peaceful village. One day a sacred Buddha statuette called Ong Bak is stolen from the village by an immoral businessman. It soon becomes the task of a voluntary young man, Boonting (Phanom Yeeram), to track down the thief in Bangkok and reclaim the religious treasure. Along the way, Boonting uses his astonishing athleticism and traditional Muay Thai skills to combat his adversaries. (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Story:action hero,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  chase,  martial arts,  violence

Wild Card (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Wild Card (2015)

Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes...and this time, it's all or nothing. (Read More)

Story:action hero,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Story:action hero,  one man army,  disarming someone,  mixed martial arts,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  gangster,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence

Scooby-doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery

Scooby-doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

When Mystery, Inc. are guests of honor at the grand opening of the Coolsville Museum of Criminology, a masked villain shows up and creates havoc before stealing the costumes of the gang's most notorious villains: Black Knight Ghost, Pterodactyl Ghost and Tar Monster. Could it be that their nemesis, mad scientist Jonathan Jacobo has returned and is trying to recreate their deadliest enemies? Velma has a crush on the museum curator Patrick Wisely despite her fears of intimacy but why is he acting so suspicious? The Mystery Gang is hard pressed to succeed this time, since annoying television reporter Heather Jasper-Howe insists they are buffoons. This is why Scooby-doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012). (Read More)

Themes:monster
Characters:villain
Story:disarming someone,  kung fu,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  fistfight,  chase,  character name in title,  kiss

Knight And Day (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

June has a garage in Boston. At an airport heading home, a man bumps into her a few times and tries to keep her off the plane. He's under FBI surveillance; they wonder if he and she are working together, so they let both on a flight full of armed men wanting to arrest the stranger. He's Roy, he shoots his way out of trouble and tells her she's in danger. She's home the next day, miraculously, when agents pick her up; Roy saves her again, and a transcontinental chase ensues with Roy convincing her that he's the good guy, protecting an energy source that a rogue agent wants to sell on the black market. Can she trust Roy, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying? (Read More)

Characters:teenager
Story:action hero,  flying,  one man army,  disarming someone,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  shotgun,  hero,  fistfight,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  martial arts,  character name in title,  violence,  kiss

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The Amazing Spider-man 2 (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

The Amazing Spider-man 2 (2014)

We've always known that Spider-Man's most important conflict has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there's no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro, Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn, returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp. (Read More)

Story:spider man,  supervillain,  wii u,  marvel comics,  spider,  based on comic book,  based on comic,  hero,  character name in title

Batman Begins (2005) is one of the best movies like The Amazing Spider-man (2012)
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)

Characters:villain
Story:cop,  masked hero,  action hero,  masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  poetic justice,  flying,  one man army,  disarming someone,  based on comic book,  criminal,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  brawl,  tough guy,  hero,  gangster,  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)

Story:masked hero,  action hero,  masked vigilante,  masked superhero,  fighting game,  marvel comics,  action game,  flying,  mixed martial arts,  tough guy,  hero,  martial arts,  violence

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