Movies like The Dark Knight Rises 2012

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

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1 Avengers: Infinity War 2018

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment - the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction

Directors:

Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Writers:

Christopher Markus (screenplay by), Stephen McFeely (screenplay by) | 14 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8.5

2 Logan 2017

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Science Fiction

Director:

James Mangold

Writers:

James Mangold (story by), Scott Frank (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8.1

3 Deadpool 2016

Deadpool tells 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.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Tim Miller

Country:

United States of America
8

4 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, with Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Jon Favreau

Writers:

Justin Theroux (screenplay), Stan Lee (Marvel comic book) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
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5 Shutter Island 2010

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Martin Scorsese

Writers:

Laeta Kalogridis (screenplay), Dennis Lehane (novel)

Country:

United States of America
8.1

6 Django Unchained 2012

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Genres:

Drama, Western

Director:

Quentin Tarantino

Country:

United States of America
8.4

7 Inception 2010

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

Christopher Nolan

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
8.8

8 Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011

Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.

Genres:

Fantasy, Adventure

Director:

David Yates

Writers:

Steve Kloves (screenplay), J.K. Rowling (novel)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
8.1

9 Iron Man 3 2013

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

Shane Black

Writers:

Drew Pearce (screenplay by), Shane Black (screenplay by) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

10 Gravity 2013

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Alfonso Cuarón

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.7

11 The Martian 2015

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Genres:

Drama, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

Drew Goddard (screenplay by), Andy Weir (based on the novel by)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
8

12 Guardians Of The Galaxy 2014

Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

James Gunn

Country:

United States of America
8

13 Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

George Miller

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
8.1

14 The Revenant 2015

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Genres:

Western, Drama, Adventure

Writers:

Mark L. Smith (screenplay), Alejandro G. Iñárritu (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, United States of America
8

15 X-Men: Days Of Future Past 2014

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Director:

Bryan Singer

Writers:

Simon Kinberg (screenplay by), Jane Goldman (story by) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
8

16 The Social Network 2010

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

David Fincher

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (screenplay), Ben Mezrich (book)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

17 Whiplash 2014

Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Damien Chazelle

Writer:

Damien Chazelle

Country:

United States of America
8.5

18 Gone Girl 2014

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller, Drama

Director:

David Fincher

Writers:

Gillian Flynn (screenplay), Gillian Flynn (novel)

Country:

United States of America
8.1

19 Prisoners 2013

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Denis Villeneuve

Country:

United States of America
8.1

20 12 Years A Slave 2013

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Steve McQueen

Writers:

John Ridley (screenplay by), Solomon Northup (based on "Twelve Years a Slave" by)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
8.1

21 The Imitation Game 2014

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

Genres:

History, Drama, Thriller, War

Director:

Morten Tyldum

Writers:

Graham Moore, Andrew Hodges (book)

Country:

United States of America
8

22 The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Wes Anderson

Writers:

Stefan Zweig (inspired by the writings of), Wes Anderson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
8.1

23 Up 2009

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure

Directors:

Pete Docter, Bob Peterson (co-director)

Writers:

Pete Docter (story by), Bob Peterson (story by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8.2

24 X-Men: First Class 2011

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

Matthew Vaughn

Writers:

Ashley Miller (screenplay by) (as Ashley Edward Miller), Zack Stentz (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.7