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X-men (2000)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

X-men (2000)

In a world where both Mutants and Humans fear each other, Marie, better known as Rogue, runs away from home and hitches a ride with another mutant, known as Logan, a.k.a. Wolverine. Charles Xavier, who owns a school for young mutants, sends Storm and Cyclops to bring them back before it is too late. Magneto, who believes a war is approaching, has an evil plan in mind, and needs young Rogue to help him. (Read More)

Themes:radiation,  evolution,  amnesia,  prejudice,  terrorism,  superhero,  racism,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Mood:affection
Locations:wheelchair,  boat,  forest,  school,  beach,  bar
Characters:professor,  villain,  jewish,  warrior,  teacher
Period:future,  2000s,  1940s
Story:mutant,  claw fight,  jet aircraft,  teenage superheroine,  self healing,  female mutant,  chess piece,  psychic power,  struck by lightning,  long tongue,  tragic villain,  terrorist group,  near future,  terrorist plot,  teenage superhero,  superhero team,  female hero,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  bar fight,  taking control of someone's body,  cyclops the character,  romantic relationship,  stealing a motorcycle,  storm the character,  metal manipulation,  walking through a wall,  westchester new york,  wolverine the character,  retina scan faked,  optic blast,  body scanner,  absorbing power,  newton's cradle,  melting man,  u.s. capitol building,  canadian abroad,  eyes different color,  staten island new york city,  laser vision,  blue skin,  weather manipulation,  mastermind,  thrown through a wall,  magnetism,  cage fight,  hit with a rifle butt,  alberta canada,  psionic power,  legislation,  super villainess,  thrown through a windshield,  tranquilizer,  social outcast,  supervillain,  cage fighting,  morphing,  x men,  ostracism,  magnet,  dog tag,  x rayed skeleton,  camper,  social injustice,  glowing eyes,  statue of liberty,  mind reading,  mississippi,  shape shifter,  open ended,  stabbed in the shoulder,  brotherhood,  claw,  statue of liberty new york city,  jet,  held captive,  babe scientist,  anarchy,  stabbed in the arm,  x ray,  piano playing,  spit in the face,  world trade center manhattan new york city,  doppelganger,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  first kiss,  body landing on a car,  concentration camp,  poland,  healing,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  ensemble cast,  discrimination,  kicked in the crotch,  senator,  immortality,  gash in the face,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  mexican standoff,  action heroine,  railway station,  murder of a police officer,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  high school,  helmet,  killing an animal,  head butt,  teen angst,  ice,  strong female character,  chess,  runaway,  redhead,  love interest,  psychic,  class,  first part,  government,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  lightning,  mission,  poison,  stabbed in the back,  cigar smoking,  news report,  tongue,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  old man,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  manhattan new york city,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  love triangle,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  hero,  helicopter,  rain,  corpse,  prison,  world war two,  train,  voice over narration,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  african american,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  murder,  kiss

X2 (2003)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Thriller

X2 (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:evolution,  amnesia,  superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:school,  wheelchair,  forest,  bar
Characters:professor,  villain
Period:future,  2000s
Story:mutant,  claw fight,  tragic villain,  near future,  teenage superhero,  superhero team,  prison,  female hero,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  cyclops the character,  storm the character,  westchester new york,  wolverine the character,  body scanner,  absorbing power,  eyes different color,  canadian abroad,  blue skin,  weather manipulation,  thrown through a wall,  magnetism,  legislation,  x men,  dog tag,  social injustice,  shape shifter,  open ended,  claw,  held captive,  babe scientist,  stabbed in the arm,  doppelganger,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  discrimination,  senator,  gash in the face,  action heroine,  blockbuster,  helmet,  teen angst,  ice,  strong female character,  redhead,  love interest,  government,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  poison,  stabbed in the back,  cigar smoking,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  based on comic book,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  love triangle,  punched in the face,  hero,  helicopter,  corpse,  voice over narration,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  violence,  kiss,  murder,  flashback

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

X: 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:terrorism,  superhero,  surrealism
Locations:boat,  beach,  bar
Characters:professor
Period:1940s
Story:terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  teenage superhero,  superhero team,  anti hero,  action hero,  taking control of someone's body,  westchester new york,  absorbing power,  eyes different color,  magnetism,  super villainess,  x men,  magnet,  mind reading,  brotherhood,  claw,  jet,  doppelganger,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  concentration camp,  poland,  marvel comics,  action heroine,  mutant,  helmet,  ice,  strong female character,  chess,  redhead,  class,  government,  stabbed in the back,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  flashback,  murder

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:superhero,  surrealism
Locations:wheelchair
Characters:professor
Period:future
Story:claw fight,  jet aircraft,  self healing,  near future,  superhero team,  anti hero,  action hero,  cyclops the character,  storm the character,  wolverine the character,  canadian abroad,  blue skin,  weather manipulation,  x men,  mind reading,  shape shifter,  claw,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  senator,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  mutant,  helmet,  ice,  strong female character,  chess,  class,  kicked in the face,  lightning,  mission,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  based on comic book,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  corpse,  prison,  train,  voice over narration,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  murder

X-men: Apocalypse (2016) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

X-men: Apocalypse (2016)

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel's X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction. (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:wheelchair,  forest,  school,  bar
Characters:professor,  warrior,  teacher
Story:mutant,  self healing,  female mutant,  tragic villain,  teenage superhero,  superhero team,  action hero,  blue skin,  supervillain,  cage fighting,  x men,  mind reading,  shape shifter,  claw,  world trade center manhattan new york city,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  body landing on a car,  poland,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  ensemble cast,  immortality,  reverse footage,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  high school,  helmet,  head butt,  teen angst,  strong female character,  psychic,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  lightning,  news report,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  helicopter,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  violence,  murder,  flashback

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The Wolverine (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Wolverine (2013)

In modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own near-immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before. This is why The Wolverine (2013) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000). (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:forest,  bar
Characters:warrior
Story:claw fight,  self healing,  female mutant,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  bar fight,  wolverine the character,  body scanner,  canadian abroad,  x men,  x rayed skeleton,  claw,  babe scientist,  stabbed in the arm,  x ray,  spit in the face,  healing,  marvel comics,  gash in the face,  immortality,  haunted by the past,  action heroine,  railway station,  mutant,  killing an animal,  head butt,  strong female character,  opening action scene,  poison,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  love triangle,  shotgun,  helicopter,  rain,  world war two,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  flashback,  kiss

X-men: The Last Stand (2006)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Thriller

X-men: The Last Stand (2006)

When a cure is created, which apparently can turn any mutant into a normal human being, there is outrage amongst the mutant community. Whilst some mutants do like the idea of a cure, including Rogue, many mutants find that there shouldn't be a cure. Magneto, who still believes a war is coming, recruits a large team of mutants to take down Warren Worthington II and his cure. Might seem easy for the X-Men to stop, but Magneto has a big advantage, which Wolverine doesn't have. Jean Grey has returned, and joined with Magneto. The Phoenix has woken within her, which has the ability to destroy anything in her way, even if that 'anything' is a X-Men. (Read More)

Themes:evolution,  superhero,  racism,  betrayal,  surrealism
Locations:wheelchair,  forest
Characters:professor
Period:2000s
Story:mutant,  claw fight,  brotherhood,  teenage superheroine,  tragic villain,  government,  superhero team,  female hero,  cyclops the character,  storm the character,  metal manipulation,  walking through a wall,  wolverine the character,  weather manipulation,  magnetism,  morphing,  x men,  glowing eyes,  shape shifter,  claw,  telekinesis,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  kicked in the crotch,  blockbuster,  ice,  strong female character,  chess,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  murder

Logan (2017)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over. (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:wheelchair,  forest,  bar
Characters:professor,  warrior
Period:future
Story:claw fight,  self healing,  near future,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  x men,  dog tag,  stabbed in the shoulder,  claw,  stabbed in the arm,  telekinesis,  body landing on a car,  marvel comics,  immortality,  haunted by the past,  kicked in the stomach,  mutant,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  stabbed in the back,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  corpse,  train,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence

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The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)

Themes:betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:forest
Characters:warrior
Story:anti hero,  action hero,  bar fight,  glowing eyes,  mind reading,  stabbed in the shoulder,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  immortality,  reverse footage,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  helmet,  head butt,  ice,  chess,  love interest,  kicked in the face,  mission,  stabbed in the back,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  punched in the face,  hero,  corpse,  voice over narration,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  kiss,  violence,  murder,  flashback

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:terrorism,  superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:wheelchair,  forest,  bar
Characters:warrior
Story:jet aircraft,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  u.s. capitol building,  mastermind,  thrown through a wall,  glowing eyes,  open ended,  stabbed in the shoulder,  body landing on a car,  superheroine,  ensemble cast,  senator,  immortality,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  head butt,  strong female character,  love interest,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  lightning,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  based on comic book,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  hero,  helicopter,  corpse,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  flashback

Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira (2001)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira (2001)

The year is 2071. Following a terrorist bombing, a deadly virus is released on the populace of Mars and the government has issued a 300 million woo-long reward, the largest bounty in history, for the capture of whoever is behind it. The bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop; Spike, Faye, Jet and Ed, take the case with hopes of cashing in the bounty. However, the mystery surrounding the man responsible, Vincent, goes deeper than they ever imagined, and they aren't the only ones hunting him. The original creators of the virus have dispatched Electra to deal with Vincent and take out anyone who may stumble on the truth behind him. As the hunt for the man with no past and no future continues to escalate, they begin to question what about the world is reality and what is a dream as the line between sanity and insanity becomes more apparent. This is why Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira (2001) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000). (Read More)

Themes:amnesia,  terrorism,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:self healing,  tragic villain,  terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  anti hero,  action hero,  jet,  mexican standoff,  action heroine,  railway station,  government,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  exploding car,  terrorist,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  hero,  rain,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  flashback

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

Kick-ass 2 (2013)

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

Themes:superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:school,  bar
Characters:villain
Story:superhero team,  stabbed in the shoulder,  stabbed in the arm,  first kiss,  body landing on a car,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  kicked in the crotch,  gash in the face,  action heroine,  murder of a police officer,  kicked in the stomach,  high school,  strong female character,  kicked in the face,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  hero,  corpse,  prison,  voice over narration,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  murder

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
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:terrorism,  superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:bar
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:superhero team,  female hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  blue skin,  x rayed skeleton,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  ensemble cast,  action heroine,  blockbuster,  helmet,  strong female character,  first part,  kicked in the face,  lightning,  stabbed in the back,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  prison,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder,  violence

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:terrorism,  superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:forest,  school
Characters:warrior
Story:teenage superhero,  superhero team,  anti hero,  action hero,  morphing,  glowing eyes,  open ended,  superheroine,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  high school,  head butt,  teen angst,  opening action scene,  lightning,  mission,  news report,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  hero,  corpse,  train,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  african american,  bare chested male,  kiss,  violence,  murder

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Scanners (1981)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Scanners (1981)

Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn't, and converts him to their cause - to destroy the underground movement. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  surrealism
Characters:professor
Story:psychic power,  thrown through a wall,  psionic power,  mind reading,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  gash in the face,  reverse footage,  psychic,  mission,  cigar smoking,  exploding car,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  shotgun,  helicopter,  corpse,  train,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  flashback

Hardcore Henry (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Hardcore Henry (2015)

Hardcore Henry is an action film told from a first person perspective: You remember nothing. Mainly because you've just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You're also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy. He may be on your side, but you aren't sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You're likely going to need it... This is why Hardcore Henry (2015) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000). (Read More)

Themes:amnesia,  terrorism,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:wheelchair,  forest,  beach,  bar
Characters:warrior
Story:terrorist group,  near future,  terrorist plot,  anti hero,  action hero,  thrown through a windshield,  stabbed in the shoulder,  babe scientist,  anarchy,  stabbed in the arm,  spit in the face,  telekinesis,  body landing on a car,  kicked in the stomach,  head butt,  kicked in the face,  stabbed in the back,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder,  violence

Brick Mansions (2014) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:betrayal,  kidnapping
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:near future,  anti hero,  action hero,  body landing on a car,  mexican standoff,  kicked in the stomach,  head butt,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  cigar smoking,  news report,  tied to a chair,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  prison,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder,  violence

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American Assassin (2017)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

Twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets. The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:boat,  forest,  beach,  bar
Characters:warrior
Story:terrorist group,  mission,  terrorist plot,  terrorist,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  thrown through a windshield,  anarchy,  stabbed in the arm,  body landing on a car,  reverse footage,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  opening action scene,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  punched in the face,  helicopter,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  flashback

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:terrorism,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:boat
Characters:warrior
Story:terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  action hero,  dog tag,  healing,  mexican standoff,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  helmet,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  news report,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  helicopter,  corpse,  prison,  voice over narration,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  flashback,  violence,  murder

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:amnesia,  terrorism,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:forest
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:near future,  anti hero,  action hero,  open ended,  stabbed in the shoulder,  anarchy,  gash in the face,  reverse footage,  mexican standoff,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  head butt,  strong female character,  kicked in the face,  mission,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  shot in the back,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  rain,  corpse,  prison,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  violence,  murder

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Suicide Squad (2016) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
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? This is why Suicide Squad (2016) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000). (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:wheelchair,  bar
Characters:warrior
Story:government,  mission,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  thrown through a windshield,  glowing eyes,  mind reading,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  body landing on a car,  ensemble cast,  immortality,  haunted by the past,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  mutant,  head butt,  kicked in the face,  lightning,  stabbed in the back,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  corpse,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  african american,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback,  violence

Dracula 2000 (2000)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Dracula 2000 (2000)

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his apprenticeship. Van Helsing and Simon travel from London to New Orleans to rescue Van Helsing's daughter Mary (Waddell) from the family's life long nemesis - Dracula. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:school
Characters:professor,  warrior
Period:2000s
Story:retina scan faked,  glowing eyes,  mind reading,  open ended,  stabbed in the arm,  telepathy,  immortality,  reverse footage,  kicked in the stomach,  kicked in the face,  lightning,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  old man,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  murder

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal,  terrorism,  kidnapping
Locations:bar
Characters:warrior
Story:terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  anti hero,  action hero,  statue of liberty new york city,  body landing on a car,  mexican standoff,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  head butt,  ice,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  stabbed in the back,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  manhattan new york city,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  corpse,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback,  violence,  kiss

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Deadpool (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-fi

Deadpool (2016)

This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. (Read More)

Themes:superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:bar
Characters:warrior
Story:healing,  teenage superheroine,  self healing,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  bar fight,  thrown through a windshield,  supervillain,  x men,  mind reading,  stabbed in the shoulder,  stabbed in the arm,  telepathy,  body landing on a car,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  immortality,  action heroine,  mutant,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  rain,  corpse,  voice over narration,  fire,  pistol,  new york city,  martial arts,  african american,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  kiss,  murder

Priest (2011) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
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:betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:bar
Characters:warrior,  villain
Period:future
Story:dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  bar fight,  stabbed in the shoulder,  gash in the face,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  mutant,  killing an animal,  head butt,  strong female character,  kicked in the face,  lightning,  mission,  stabbed in the back,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  based on comic book,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  hero,  corpse,  train,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder,  violence

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:betrayal
Locations:bar
Characters:warrior
Story:dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  open ended,  stabbed in the arm,  body landing on a car,  kicked in the stomach,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  stabbed in the back,  cigar smoking,  stabbed in the chest,  shot in the back,  manhattan new york city,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  corpse,  train,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  african american,  murder,  violence,  flashback

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

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:wheelchair,  boat,  bar
Characters:warrior
Story:tragic villain,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  superheroine,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  mutant,  helmet,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  lightning,  cigar smoking,  news report,  exploding car,  based on comic book,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  corpse,  voice over narration,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  flashback,  violence,  murder,  kiss

Criminal (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:beach
Characters:professor,  warrior,  teacher
Story:terrorist plot,  anti hero,  action hero,  stealing a motorcycle,  thrown through a windshield,  x rayed skeleton,  kicked in the stomach,  opening action scene,  mission,  news report,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  car crash,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  rain,  corpse,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  murder

Kick-ass (2010) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
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:superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:school
Story:high school,  teenage superhero,  dark hero,  anti hero,  x rayed skeleton,  open ended,  stabbed in the arm,  body landing on a car,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  gash in the face,  kicked in the stomach,  head butt,  strong female character,  kicked in the face,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  hero,  corpse,  voice over narration,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  violence,  murder,  flashback

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Ghost In The Shell (2017)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ghost In The Shell (2017)

In the near future, Major Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible terrorist attack, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major Kusanagi is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major Kusanagi discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others. (Read More)

Themes:evolution,  amnesia,  terrorism,  superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:bar
Characters:warrior
Period:future
Story:terrorist,  tragic villain,  terrorist group,  near future,  terrorist plot,  anti hero,  action hero,  x rayed skeleton,  mind reading,  telepathy,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  government,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  cigar smoking,  tied to a chair,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  murder

I, Frankenstein (2014)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

I, Frankenstein (2014)

Dr Victor Frankenstein dies frozen to death and the creature buries him at the cemetery of his family. However he is attacked by demons but he kills one of them and Gargoyles save him and take him to a Cathedral where the Gargoyles Order gathers. The Queen of the Gargoyles Leonore keeps Dr. Frankenstein's journal together with the treasures of the Order and gives the name of Adam to the creature. Then she explains to Adam that there is an ancient war between the Gargoyles that are angels and demons under the command of the Prince Naberius. She also invites Adam to join the Gargoyles in the war against demons, but Adam prefers to isolate in a remote place. Two hundred years later, Adam returns and finds a modern society. Soon he learns that Naberius has the intention of creating an army of soulless corpses to be possessed by demons. The scientist Terra is researching a process to create life and Naberius is seeking Dr Frankenstein's journal to help Terra and raise his army. This is why I, Frankenstein (2014) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000). (Read More)

Themes:betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:forest
Characters:warrior
Story:dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  thrown through a wall,  babe scientist,  body landing on a car,  immortality,  haunted by the past,  murder of a police officer,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  stabbed in the back,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  based on comic book,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  corpse,  train,  voice over narration,  fire,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  flashback,  violence,  murder

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

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

Themes:betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:boat,  forest
Characters:warrior
Story:dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  glowing eyes,  doppelganger,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  helmet,  head butt,  opening action scene,  poison,  stabbed in the back,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  rain,  corpse,  prison,  fire,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder,  violence

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The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
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:terrorism,  superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:wheelchair,  boat,  bar
Characters:villain,  warrior
Period:2000s
Story:mastermind,  anarchy,  tragic villain,  hero,  terrorist plot,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  open ended,  body landing on a car,  gash in the face,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  helmet,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  poison,  cigar smoking,  news report,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  impalement,  terrorist,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  love triangle,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  corpse,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  african american,  bare chested male,  kiss,  violence,  murder

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:terrorism,  superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:bar
Characters:warrior
Story:tragic villain,  terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  female hero,  dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  anarchy,  haunted by the past,  action heroine,  murder of a police officer,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  helmet,  head butt,  ice,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  corpse,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback,  kiss

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:terrorism,  superhero,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:forest,  bar
Characters:villain,  warrior
Story:government,  tragic villain,  terrorist plot,  teenage superhero,  superhero team,  dark hero,  action hero,  open ended,  telekinesis,  body landing on a car,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  ensemble cast,  haunted by the past,  mexican standoff,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  head butt,  chess,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  news report,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  terrorist,  based on comic book,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  hero,  helicopter,  corpse,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  kiss,  violence,  flashback

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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. This is why The Mummy (2017) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000). (Read More)

Themes:betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:forest
Characters:professor,  warrior
Story:tragic villain,  anti hero,  action hero,  mind reading,  open ended,  babe scientist,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  immortality,  reverse footage,  kicked in the stomach,  opening action scene,  lightning,  news report,  stabbed in the chest,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  corpse,  train,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  flashback

Passenger 57 (1992) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Passenger 57 (1992)

Air travel is the safest, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. "The Rane of Terror" has masterminded four terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth -- and that's bad news for the passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news too: the man in seat 57! Wesley Snipes plays John Cutter, an undercover security operative who enters the lavatory and exits to find Rane (Bruce Payne) and his gang have taken over. Cutter's next move is clear. Do. Or be done to. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  racism,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Characters:warrior
Story:terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  terrorist,  anti hero,  action hero,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  mexican standoff,  kicked in the stomach,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  exploding car,  shot in the back,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  hero,  helicopter,  corpse,  prison,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  african american,  violence,  flashback,  murder

Grimsby (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Grimsby (2016)

MI6's top assassin (Mark Strong) has a brother. Unfortunately for him, he's a football hooligan (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the town of Grimsby. Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There's only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:wheelchair,  boat,  bar
Characters:warrior
Story:terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  action hero,  body landing on a car,  kicked in the crotch,  haunted by the past,  reverse footage,  mexican standoff,  kicked in the stomach,  head butt,  class,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  poison,  news report,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  flashback

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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:amnesia,  superhero
Characters:villain
Story:anti hero,  action hero,  thrown through a wall,  body landing on a car,  superheroine,  immortality,  action heroine,  blockbuster,  opening action scene,  lightning,  stabbed in the back,  exploding car,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  love triangle,  hero,  prison,  train,  fire,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  violence

Machete Kills (2013)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Machete Kills (2013)

During an operation of a Mexican Cartel, Machete Cortez and Sartana Rivera intercept the criminals alone, but another group arrives and a masked man kills Sartana. Machete is arrested, accused of killing his beloved Sartana and Sheriff Doakes hangs Machete. But the President of the USA Rathcock pardons and recruits Machete to kill the revolutionary Marcos Mendez that has threatened the USA with a missile with a bomb. Machete goes to San Antonio to meet the Miss San Antonio Blanca Vasquez that will be the liaison between Machete and President Rathcock. Then Machete goes to the brothel of Madame Desdemona to seek out the prostitute Cereza that is Mendez's mistress. Machete meets Mendez and learns that his heart is connected to the missile and only the arm dealer Luther Voz is capable to disarm the bomb. Now Machete needs to bring Mendez to the USA in less than twenty-four hours and save his new country in a dangerous journey with betrayals. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:wheelchair,  bar
Characters:warrior
Story:terrorist plot,  anti hero,  action hero,  bar fight,  open ended,  healing,  mexican standoff,  head butt,  psychic,  mission,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  flashback,  violence,  murder

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. This is why Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000). (Read More)

Themes:amnesia,  terrorism,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:forest,  bar
Characters:warrior
Story:terrorist plot,  anti hero,  action hero,  bar fight,  thrown through a windshield,  statue of liberty new york city,  anarchy,  body landing on a car,  marvel comics,  reverse footage,  kicked in the stomach,  head butt,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  news report,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  impalement,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  helicopter,  rain,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  african american,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder,  violence

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Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (2016)
Action, Horror, Romance

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (2016)

The five highly trained Bennett sisters in Georgian England must try to protect themselves from the growing zombie threat, find suitable husbands for themselves, battle marriage proposals and unlikely suitors, and save the country before it's too late.

Themes:prejudice,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:forest
Characters:warrior
Story:dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  stabbed in the shoulder,  open ended,  action heroine,  strong female character,  lightning,  stabbed in the back,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  love triangle,  punched in the face,  rain,  corpse,  voice over narration,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  murder,  violence,  kiss,  flashback

The Avengers (2012)
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:superhero,  betrayal
Locations:forest
Characters:warrior
Story:jet aircraft,  superhero team,  anti hero,  action hero,  retina scan faked,  thrown through a wall,  supervillain,  body landing on a car,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  ensemble cast,  action heroine,  blockbuster,  helmet,  head butt,  strong female character,  first part,  lightning,  mission,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  exploding car,  tied to a chair,  impalement,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  manhattan new york city,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  helicopter,  pistol,  new york city,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  flashback

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)

Arthur Bishop, the master assassin who faked his death in hopes of putting that part of his ;life behind him, now lives a quiet life in Rio. But someone who knows who he is shows up and tells him, that if he wants to continue living this life, he will do three jobs for someone. Bishop tries to tell them he has the wrong man but they know who he is and if he won't do the job, they will take him but he gets away. He then goes to a resort in Thailand run by a friend, Mae, where he tries to find out who is looking for him. Later a woman named Gina shows up looking for medical assistance and Mae can't help but notice bruises all over her body. Mae deduces she's a battered woman and when Mae hears her being beaten, Mae asks Bishop to help her. He goes and kills the guy she's with. He kills the man and then sets fire to the boat he's on. But he sees that Gina has a photo of him. He deduces that they one who wants him, sent her. He confronts her and she admits that she works at a children's shelter in Cambodia and that someone told her if she didn't do what he said, the children would be endanger. While waiting for the man to come, they get close. And when the man's people comes, they grab them. Bishop is brought to the man who wants him to do the jobs and he tells Bishop that if he doesn't do it, Gina will be killed. So Bishop has no choice but to do it. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:boat,  beach,  bar
Characters:warrior
Story:dark hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  stabbed in the shoulder,  stabbed in the arm,  kicked in the crotch,  kicked in the stomach,  head butt,  love interest,  opening action scene,  kicked in the face,  mission,  poison,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  shot in the back,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  hero,  helicopter,  corpse,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  kiss

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Xxx (2002) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx (2002)

Xander "XXX" Cage is a thrill seeker who until now has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring, and avoid going to prison. Gibbons sends XXX to enter this world of crime undetected where others have failed, using his natural athletic prowess and a whole lot of attitude. Xander must combat an organization led by a clever, ruthless and nihilistic Yorgi whose first target is the city of Prague. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism
Locations:beach
Characters:warrior
Period:2000s
Story:terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  anti hero,  action hero,  x rayed skeleton,  anarchy,  senator,  mexican standoff,  blockbuster,  head butt,  love interest,  government,  opening action scene,  mission,  exploding car,  terrorist,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  falling from height,  shotgun,  hero,  helicopter,  corpse,  prison,  fire,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  kiss,  murder

Morgan (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:forest
Story:near future,  babe scientist,  stabbed in the arm,  gash in the face,  kicked in the stomach,  mutant,  head butt,  kicked in the face,  stabbed in the back,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  shot in the back,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  punched in the face,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  murder

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:school,  bar
Characters:professor,  warrior
Story:action hero,  hero,  thrown through a wall,  super villainess,  supervillain,  x rayed skeleton,  mind reading,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  helmet,  head butt,  ice,  first part,  kicked in the face,  news report,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  based on comic book,  supernatural power,  car crash,  hand to hand combat,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  helicopter,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback,  violence

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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,  betrayal,  surrealism
Locations:boat,  forest,  beach
Characters:warrior
Story:female hero,  anti hero,  action hero,  bar fight,  open ended,  telekinesis,  superheroine,  immortality,  action heroine,  kicked in the stomach,  blockbuster,  helmet,  love interest,  kicked in the face,  lightning,  mission,  poison,  stabbed in the chest,  based on comic book,  shot in the back,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  corpse,  train,  voice over narration,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  violence,  flashback,  murder

Survivor (2015) is one of the best movies like X-men (2000)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

A State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. That puts her right in the line of fire and she is targeted for death and framed for crimes. Discredited, she is forced to go on the run while she tries to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve in Times Square. (Read More)

Themes:terrorism,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:wheelchair
Story:terrorist group,  terrorist plot,  dog tag,  gash in the face,  opening action scene,  news report,  exploding car,  stabbed in the chest,  terrorist,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  helicopter,  corpse,  fire,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  martial arts,  flashback,  murder,  violence

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
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,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  surrealism
Locations:forest
Characters:warrior
Story:superhero team,  anti hero,  action hero,  blue skin,  x rayed skeleton,  mind reading,  shape shifter,  telepathy,  telekinesis,  superheroine,  marvel comics,  ensemble cast,  immortality,  haunted by the past,  mexican standoff,  action heroine,  blockbuster,  helmet,  opening action scene,  tied to a chair,  impalement,  based on comic book,  supernatural power,  hand to hand combat,  held at gunpoint,  showdown,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  hero,  pistol,  surprise ending,  martial arts,  bare chested male,  flashback,  kiss,  violence,  murder

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