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Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Van Helsing (2004)

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

Themes:monster, superhero, magic
Locations:castle, england
Characters:vampire, warrior, zombie
Story:dracula, vigilante justice, 19th century, vampire slayer, frankenstein's monster, giant monster, anti hero, action hero, female demon, wolfman, action adventure game, lycanthropy, throwing star, spin off from film, anachronism, vampirism, jumping, vigilantism, poetic justice, laser gun

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)

Themes:superhero
Characters:vampire, warrior
Story:vigilante justice, vampire slayer, anti hero, action hero, vigilantism, poetic justice, super villain, spin off, vigilante, one against many, duel, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

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, superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero, action hero, spin off from film, fighting game, super villain, action game, spin off, based on film, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, hero, machine gun, martial arts, character name in title

Blade: Trinity (2004)
Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Blade: Trinity (2004)

Blade finds himself alone surrounded by enemies, fighting an up hill battle with the vampire nation and now humans. He joins forces with a group of vampire hunters whom call themselves the Nightstalkers. The vampire nation awakens the king of vampires Dracula from his slumber with intentions of using his primitive blood to become day-walkers. On the other side is Blade and his team manifesting a virus that could wipe out the vampire race once and for all. In the end the two sides will collide and only one will come out victorious, a battle between the ultimate vampire whom never knew defeat, facing off against the greatest vampire slayer. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, monster
Characters:vampire
Story:dracula, vampire slayer, action hero, vampirism, super villain, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, revolver, tough guy, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

Priest (2011) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Priest (2011)

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

Themes:monster
Characters:warrior, vampire
Story:vigilante justice, vampire slayer, anti hero, action hero, vigilantism, poetic justice, crossbow, vigilante, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, martial arts, character name in title

Desperado (1995)
Action, Thriller

Desperado (1995)

With this sequel to his prize-winning independent previous film, "El Mariachi," director Robert Rodriquez joins the ranks of Sam Peckinpah and John Woo as a master of slick, glamorized ultra-violence. We pick up the story as a continuation of "El Mariachi," where an itinerant musician, looking for work, gets mistaken for a hitman and thereby entangled in a web of love, corruption, and death. This time, he is out to avenge the murder of his lover and the maiming of his fretting hand, which occurred at the end of the earlier movie. However, the plot is recapitulated, and again, a case of mistaken identity leads to a very high body count, involvement with a beautiful woman who works for the local drug lord, and finally, the inevitable face-to-face confrontation and bloody showdown. This is why Desperado (1995) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004). (Read More)

Story:vigilante justice, anti hero, action hero, vigilantism, poetic justice, dual wield, villainess, vigilante, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, revolver, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts

Spider-man 2 (2004)
Action, Adventure

Spider-man 2 (2004)

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

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

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)

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero, action hero, spin off from film, one against many, duel, one man army, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, martial arts, character name in title

Iron Man 2 (2010) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Iron Man 2 (2010)

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

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:action hero, spin off from film, fighting game, super villain, action game, spin off, flying, good versus evil, tough guy, hero, machine gun, martial arts

The Punisher (2004)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Punisher (2004)

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

Themes:superhero
Locations:castle
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice, anti hero, vigilantism, poetic justice, super villain, vigilante, one against many, one man army, tough guy, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Depicting the events after the Gamma Bomb. 'The Incredible Hulk' tells the story of Dr Bruce Banner, who seeks a cure to his unique condition, which causes him to turn into a giant green monster under emotional stress. Whilst on the run from military which seeks his capture, Banner comes close to a cure. But all is lost when a new creature emerges; The Abomination. This is why The Incredible Hulk (2008) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004). (Read More)

Themes:monster, superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero, action hero, spin off from film, super villain, spin off, based on film, one against many, one man army, showdown, hero, machine gun, martial arts

Clash Of The Titans (2010)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Clash Of The Titans (2010)

Princess Andromeda is the daughter of King Cepheus, who has gained a victory against the gods. The vengeful god of the underworld, Hades, demands that Andromeda is offered as a sacrifice or he will unleash the Kraken against Argos. A desperate King Cepheus asks demi-god Perseus to find a way to defeat the Kraken. Perseus accepts the challenge because Hades was responsible for his family's death. He discovers that the way to kill the Kraken lies with getting the head of the gorgon Medusa. (Read More)

Themes:magic, monster
Characters:warrior
Story:giant monster, action adventure game, spin off from film, fighting game, spin off, duel, good versus evil, showdown, martial arts

Spider-man (2002) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Adventure

Spider-man (2002)

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

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice, action hero, vigilantism, poetic justice, laser gun, super villain, spin off, flying, vigilante, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

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

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

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

Themes:superhero
Story:anti hero, action hero, super villain, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, hero, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

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

The Mask Of Zorro (1998)

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

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice, action hero, vigilantism, poetic justice, vigilante, 19th century, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, revolver, showdown, hero, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

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? This is why Quantum Of Solace (2008) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004). (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero, spin off from film, based on film, one against many, one man army, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts

Ghost Rider (2007) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Ghost Rider (2007)

When the motorcyclist Johnny Blaze finds that his father Barton Blaze has a terminal cancer, he accepts a pact with the Mephistopheles, giving his soul for the health of his beloved father. But the devil deceives him, and Barton dies in a motorcycle accident during an exhibition. Johnny leaves the carnival, his town, his friends and his girlfriend Roxanne. Years later Johnny Blaze becomes a famous motorcyclist, who risks his life in his shows, and he meets Roxanne again, now a TV reporter. However, Mephistopheles proposes Johnny to release his contract if he become the "Ghost Rider" and defeat his evil son Blackheart, who wants to possess one thousand evil souls and transform hell on earth. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, monster
Story:giant monster, anti hero, action hero, spin off from film, fighting game, action game, spin off, based on film, one against many, one man army, tough guy, hero, character name in title

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

Superman Returns (2006)

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

Themes:superhero, monster
Characters:warrior
Story:giant monster, action hero, spin off from film, fighting game, super villain, action game, villainess, spin off, flying, based on film, one against many, one man army, tough guy, hero, martial arts, character name in title

Thor (2011)
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:superhero, monster
Locations:castle
Characters:warrior
Story:giant monster, anti hero, action hero, hero, super villain, flying, one man army, good versus evil, tough guy, machine gun, martial arts, character name in title

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

Daredevil (2003)

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

Themes:superhero
Locations:england
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice, action hero, hero, throwing star, vigilantism, super villain, vigilante, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, revolver, showdown, tough guy, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

The Equalizer (2014) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. This is why The Equalizer (2014) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004). (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice, anti hero, action hero, vigilantism, vigilante, one against many, one man army, revolver, tough guy, machine gun, pistol, martial arts

Dracula Untold (2014)
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)

Locations:castle
Characters:warrior, vampire
Story:anti hero, action hero, vampirism, dracula, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, tough guy, character name in title

The Scorpion King (2002)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Scorpion King (2002)

In an ancient time, predating the pyramids, the evil king Memnon is using the psychic powers of his sorceress Cassandra to fortell his great victories. In a last ditch effort to stop Memnon from taking over the world, the leaders of the remaining free tribes hire the assassin Mathayus to kill the sorceress. But Mathayus ends up getting much more than he bargained for. Now with the help of the trickster Arpid, tribal leader Balthazar and an unexpected ally, it's up to Mathayus to fufill his destiny and become the great Scorpion King. (Read More)

Themes:magic
Characters:warrior
Story:action hero, dual wield, spin off, duel, one man army, showdown, tough guy, hero, martial arts, character name in title

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

The Dark Knight (2008)

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

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante, vigilante justice, hero, anti hero, action hero, vigilantism, gatling gun, super villain, flying, one against many, duel, one man army, good versus evil, revolver, showdown, tough guy, machine gun, pistol, martial arts

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

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:superhero, monster
Locations:castle
Characters:warrior
Story:giant monster, anti hero, action hero, laser gun, gatling gun, dual wield, flying, good versus evil, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts

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". This is why Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004). (Read More)

Themes:superhero, monster
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice, giant monster, anti hero, action hero, vigilantism, gatling gun, flying, vigilante, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, 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:monster
Locations:castle
Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero, action hero, laser gun, gatling gun, dual wield, flying, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, tough guy, martial arts, character name in title

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

Themes:magic, monster
Locations:castle, england
Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero, action hero, dual wield, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, tough guy, martial arts, character name in title

Blade (1998) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Horror

Blade (1998)

In a world where vampires walk the earth, Blade has a goal. His goal is to rid the world of all vampire evil. When Blade witnesses a vampire bite Dr. Karen Jenson, he fights away the beast and takes Jenson back to his hideout. Here, alongside Abraham Whistler, Blade attempts to help heal Jenson. The vampire Quinn who was attacked by Blade, reports back to his master Deacon Frost, who is planning a huge surprise for the human population. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Characters:vampire
Story:vampire slayer, action hero, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, tough guy, hero, machine gun, martial arts, character name in title

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
Locations:castle
Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero, action hero, gatling gun, super villain, dual wield, villainess, one against many, good versus evil, revolver, showdown, tough guy, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

Hellboy (2004)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi

Hellboy (2004)

In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, Hellboy eventually grows to adulthood, serving the cause of good rather than evil. This is why Hellboy (2004) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004). (Read More)

Themes:magic, superhero, monster
Story:anti hero, action hero, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, revolver, showdown, hero, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

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

Hancock (2008)

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

Themes:superhero
Story:anti hero, action hero, flying, revolver, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, martial arts, character name in title

The Magnificent Seven (2016) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Adventure, Western

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in The Magnificent Seven. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns. As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money. (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero, action hero, poetic justice, gatling gun, dual wield, 19th century, one against many, duel, good versus evil, revolver, showdown, tough guy, pistol

Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Batman Begins (2005)

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

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

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

The siblings Hansel and Gretel are left alone in the woods by their father and captured by a dark witch in a candy house. However they kill the witch and escape from the spot. Years later, the orphans have become famous witch hunters. When eleven children go missing in a small village, the Mayor summons Hansel and Gretel to rescue them, and they save the red haired Mina from the local sheriff who wants to burn her, accusing Mina of witchcraft. Soon they discover that the Blood Moon will approach in three days and the powerful dark witch Muriel is responsible for the abduction of children. She intends to use the children together with a secret ingredient in a Sabbath to make the coven of witches protected against the fire. Meanwhile Hansel and Gretel disclose secrets about their parents. (Read More)

Themes:magic
Story:anti hero, action hero, anachronism, gatling gun, crossbow, villainess, flying, good versus evil, showdown, tough guy, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

Batman Returns (1992)
Action, Adventure

Batman Returns (1992)

In the sewers of gotham city to the rooftops of the gotham city the penguin wants to know where he came from well in his villain ways catwoman plans to kill rich man of gotham max shreak but as he battles with millionaire Bruce Wayne both ladies men have their own secrets Bruce Wayne is back as Bat man trying to stop the penguin Max is helping penguin steal gotham city while selina Kyle/catwoman tries to help penguin not knowing her man murder target also her murder is helping him but all four men have their goals taking gotham from crime winning gotham city assassination for two men and more money to be gotham citys number one rich man. This is why Batman Returns (1992) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004). (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Story:action hero, gatling gun, super villain, crossbow, villainess, vigilante, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, revolver, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, martial arts, character name in title

Ying Xiong (2002) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Adventure, History

Ying Xiong (2002)

In ancient China, before the reign of the first emperor, warring factions throughout the Six Kingdoms plot to assassinate the most powerful ruler, Qin. When a minor official defeats Qin's three principal enemies, he is summoned to the palace to tell Qin the story of his surprising victory.

Characters:warrior
Story:flying, duel, action hero, one against many, one man army, showdown, tough guy, hero, martial arts

Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines (2003)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines (2003)

More than 10 years after 'Terminator 2', John Connor now exists only as a drifter - living 'off the grid', so no more Terminators from the future can hunt him down. Unfortunately, SkyNet does send another one back - and this one is called the T-X, even more powerful & advanced than the dreaded T-1000. However, another CSM-101 Terminator is also sent back to protect John against the T-X. Now, Skynet is patiently assuming control of civilian computer systems, under the guise of a computer virus. John has also met his future wife, Kate Brewster, whose father - a U.S. Air Force General - is in charge of the military computer systems & is leery of up linking SkyNet. However, when the SkyNet virus infects the U.S military computers & leaves the country open to attack, the machines begin their horrific takeover. Soon a nuclear war will result - and the war against the machines will begin. Can the outdated CSM-101 Terminator eliminate the highly advanced T-X - or will a darker future await man following the nuclear attack? (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero, spin off from film, laser gun, gatling gun, dual wield, one against many, duel, one man army, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

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

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

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

Characters:warrior
Story:action hero, based on film, duel, good versus evil, showdown, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts

Underworld Awakening (2012)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Underworld Awakening (2012)

Mankind discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan species and they begin a war to annihilate the races. When Selene meets with Michael in the harbor, they are hit by a grenade and Selene passes out. Twelve years later, Selene awakes from a cryogenic sleep in the Antigen laboratory and meets the Vampire David. She learns that she had been the subject of the scientist Dr. Jacob Lane and the Vampire and Lycan species have been practically eradicated from Earth. But Selene is still connected to Michael and has visions that she believes that belongs to Michael's sight. However she has a surprise and finds that she has a powerful daughter named Eve that has been raised in the laboratory. Now Selene and David have to protect Eve against the Lycans that intend to use her to inoculate their species against silver. (Read More)

Themes:monster
Characters:vampire, warrior
Story:anti hero, poetic justice, werewolf, one against many, good versus evil, revolver, showdown, machine gun, pistol, martial arts

Rambo III (1988) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Adventure, Thriller, War

Rambo III (1988)

John Rambo's former Vietnam superior, Colonel Samuel Trautman, has been assigned to lead a mission to help the Mujahedeen rebels who are fighting the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, but the Buddhist Rambo turns down Trautman's request that Rambo help out. When the mission goes belly up and Trautman is kidnapped and tortured by Russian Colonel Zaysen, Rambo launches a rescue effort and allies himself with the Mujahedeen rebels and gets their help in trying to rescue Trautman from Zaysen. This is why Rambo III (1988) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004). (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero, action hero, one against many, duel, one man army, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

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
Characters:warrior
Story:action hero, hero, laser gun, gatling gun, villainess, flying, one against many, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, tough guy, machine gun, pistol, martial arts

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero, action hero, dual wield, one against many, one man army, showdown, tough guy, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

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:monster
Story:action hero, poetic justice, fighting game, action game, flying, one man army, showdown, tough guy, hero, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

The Crow (1994) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
Action, Drama, Fantasy

The Crow (1994)

A poetic guitarist Eric Draven is brought back to life by a crow a year after he and his fiancee are murdered. The crow guides him through the land of the living, and leads him to his killers: knife thrower Tin-tin, drugetic Funboy, car buff T-Bird, and the unsophisticated Skank. One by one, Eric gives these thugs a taste of their own medicine. However their leader Top-Dollar, a world-class crime lord who will dispatch his enemies with a Japanese sword and joke about it later, will soon learn the legend of the crow and the secret to the vigilante's invincibility. (Read More)

Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero, action hero, poetic justice, dual wield, villainess, vigilante, one against many, duel, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, hero, martial arts, character name in title

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. This is why The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones (2013) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004). (Read More)

Themes:magic, monster
Characters:warrior, vampire
Story:anti hero, action hero, dual wield, werewolf, good versus evil, showdown, tough guy, martial arts

Spider-man 3 (2007)
Action, Adventure

Spider-man 3 (2007)

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

Themes:superhero
Characters:warrior
Story:vigilante justice, anti hero, action hero, hero, vigilantism, poetic justice, super villain, flying, vigilante, one against many, one man army, showdown, tough guy, martial arts

The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

Renowned adventurer Allan Quatermain leads a team of extraordinary figures with legendary powers to battle the technological terror of a madman known as "The Fantom." This "League" comprises seafarer/inventor Captain Nemo, vampiress Mina Harker, an invisible man named Rodney Skinner, American secret service agent Tom Sawyer, the ageless and invincible Dorian Gray, and the dangerous split personality of Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, monster
Locations:england
Characters:vampire
Story:anti hero, action hero, 19th century, duel, revolver, showdown, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts

Knight And Day (2010) is one of the best movies like Van Helsing (2004)
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)

Story:anti hero, action hero, flying, one against many, one man army, revolver, showdown, tough guy, hero, machine gun, pistol, martial arts, character name in title

The Mummy (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Themes:magic, monster
Characters:warrior, zombie
Story:anti hero, action hero, villainess, one man army, good versus evil, showdown, tough guy, machine gun, pistol, martial arts

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