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Eureka (2006)
 7.9
 44K
Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal Jack Carter stumbles upon this odd town after wrecking his car and becoming stranded there. When the denizens of the town unleash on unknown scientific creation, Carter jumps in to try to restore order and consequently learns of one of the country's best kept secrets.
Style: futuristic, clever, humorous, light, twists and turns, semi serious
Plot: scientist, save the day, experiment, secret place, small town, sheriff, hi-tech, experiment gone awry, small town life, prodigy, top secret, danger, social relations, technology, friendship, intelligence, genius, experimenting, artificial intelligence, science, investigation, heroes, mad scientist, father daughter relationship, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Eureka

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, semi serious and serious films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, small town, adventure, scientist, social relations and escapades mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Eureka: Fringe (2008), Warehouse 13 (2009), Haven (2010), Scorpion (2014), Sanctuary (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 205K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, fbi, special agents, investigation, paranormal activity, danger, top secret, research, scientist, creature, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 43K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After saving the life of the President, two secret service agents - Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer - find themselves assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13. The Warehouse is a massive, top secret facility that houses dangerous and fantastical ...
Style: exciting, humorous, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, supernatural, legends and myths, ancient mystery, secret agents, partners, riddles and clues, danger, undercover, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.6
 33K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, fbi, small town, investigation, paranormal activity, danger, social relations, special agents, small town life, law enforcement, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 42K
Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new ...
Style: intellectual, captivating, suspenseful, light, based on true events ...
Plot: prodigy, genius, computers and web, science, partners against crime, computer genius, friendship, national security, save the world, heroes, society, problem solving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 18K
Sanctuary (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The adventures of the beautiful, enigmatic and always surprising Dr. Helen Magnus, a brilliant scientist who holds the secrets of a clandestine population called Abnormals - a group of strange and sometimes terrifying beings that hide among humans. ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mutant, rescue, crime, psychiatrist, experiment, transformation, team, teleportation, research, protector, recruiting ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, clever, intellectual ...
Plot: friends, neighbor, scientist, friendship, sitcom, social awkwardness, buddies, intelligence, geek, science, nerd, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, campus, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, superhuman powers, save the day, scientist, government agency, adventure, danger, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, pilot, computer hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 5K
Men in Trees (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Men in Trees is an American romantic television comedy-drama series which premiered on September 12, 2006 on ABC and starred Anne Heche who played relationship coach Marin Frist. The series was set in the fictional town of Elmo, Alaska and concerned ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, clever
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: starting over, small town, fish out of water, writer's life, dating, village life, social relations, village, hopes, misfit, looking for love, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 11K
Second Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A disgraced, 75-year-old ex-sheriff, whose life ends at the hands of corrupt cops, is brought back to life and given a second chance by a pair of young tech scientists, as a 35-year-old with unpredictable near-superhuman abilities.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, futuristic, serious
Plot: superhuman, resurrection, sheriff, reanimation, human experiment, father son relationship, scientist, fbi agent, second chance, genius, investigation, friendship ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 108K
Smallville (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Smallville is an American television series developed by writers/producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman, originally created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The series follows the adventures of Clark ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, teenage love, secret identity, good versus evil, friendship, danger, double life, alien, escapades, rivalry, superhuman speed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 44K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, dark humor, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, outer space, alien, danger, spacecraft, space and aliens, space station, distant future, sexual humor, space battle, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Ellen Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Ellen Show is a television sitcom starring Ellen DeGeneres that was broadcast during the 2001–2002 season on CBS. It was DeGeneres's second attempt at a sitcom, following Ellen on ABC, but it was unable to attract strong ratings and was ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: small town, fish out of water, social differences, dysfunctional family, small town life, workplace situations, gender, social relations, disorder, nothing goes right, americana, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 245
Legend (1995)
Genre: Western, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Legend is a science fiction Western television show that ran on UPN from April 18, 1995 until August 22, 1995, with one final re-airing of the pilot on July 3, 1996. It was Richard Dean Anderson's first major role after the successful MacGyver ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, futuristic
Plot: adventure, anti heroes, righting the wronged, old west, heroes, small town, partners, hidden identity, womanizer, writer's life, injustice, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 7K
Bunheads (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl, impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school.
Style: feel good, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dance school, small town, small town life, ballet, dancer, starting over, dancing, sport, couple relations, family, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 39K
Cougar Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: neighbor, looking for love, small town life, divorce, lifestyle, wine, parents and children, sitcom, dating, parenthood, hot and sexy, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Last Man on Earth (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The year is 2022, and after an unlikely event, only one man is left on earth: Phil Miller, who used to be just an average guy who loved his family and hated his job at the bank. Now, in his RV, Phil searches the country for other survivors.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: couples, chaos, disorder, survival, partners, sitcom, odd couple, survivor, desert, danger, couple relations, post apocalyptic ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman is a live-action American television series based on the characters in Superman and Action. Lois & Clark starred Dean Cain as Superman/Clark Kent and Teri Hatcher as Lois Lane, and aired on ABC ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, rivalry, master villain, fall in love, danger, imaginary, flying man, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Eerie, Indiana (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Eerie, Indiana is an American television series that originally aired on NBC from 1991 to 1992. The series was created by José Rivera and Karl Schaefer, with Joe Dante serving as creative consultant. A total of nineteen episodes were produced. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, scary
Plot: small town, investigation, youth, disorder, adventure, teenager, suburbs, family, prodigy, twins, suburban life, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 4K
October Road (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: When Nick Garrett was 18, he packed up his truck and said goodbye for a summer road trip that turned into 10 years of being away. He has since become a literary celebrity in New York, living off the fame and fortune of his best-selling novel and ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: small town, hometown, old friend, teacher, writer's life, homecoming, mystery, small town life, artists and showbiz, family relations, social relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 271K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, speed, time travel, save the world, superhuman speed, save the day, supernatural power, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
My Love From Another Star (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Story: Do Min Joon is an otherworldly beauty, literally. After crash landing on Earth 400 years ago, Min Joon has diligently observed humans for centuries, ultimately coming to cynical conclusions. On top of being a super babe, Min Joon's got enhanced ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love affair, danger, heroes, love and romance, singleness, romance, misfit, alien, destiny, adventure, escapades, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1600s, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, exciting, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, desert, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, mad scientist, chases and races, creativity, talent, space war, genius ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938, future
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 26K
Alphas (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, investigation, crimes, superhuman powers, experiment, danger, government agency, psychic, heroes, mind control, enemy, fellow agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 30K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, fugitives, adventure, alien race, wormhole, alien encounter, obsessive quest, lost, outer space, evil alien ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.2
 14K
Looking (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men.
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, sincere
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay, artist, gay slur, love, gay culture, male friendship, lgbt, looking for love, singleness, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 6K
Ed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him and he's fired from his job at a high-profile New York city law firm, Ed Stevens moves back to his small hometown of Stuckeyville where he buys the local bowling alley and attempts to win the heart of his high school ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Plot: bowling, small town, psychiatrist, teacher, hotshot lawyer, starting over, lawyer, hometown, homecoming, romance, small town life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 60K
Junior (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, light, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, science, scientist, farce, inventions and discoveries, fall in love, baby, switching roles, experiment gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, fertility ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1994
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending, based on supposedly true story ...
Plot: time travel, chase, experiment, elevator, laboratory, adventure, kidnapping, gas station, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, intelligence, falling in love ...
Time: future, 20th century, 40s, year 1984, year 1943 ...
Place: california, nevada, battleship, philadelphia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 41K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, ironic, not serious
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, friends, classmates, self esteem, high school life, popularity, student, youth, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 2K
Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kingdom is a British television series produced by Parallel Film and Television Productions for the ITV network. It was created by Simon Wheeler and stars Stephen Fry as Peter Kingdom, a Norfolk solicitor who is coping with family, colleagues, and ...
Style: talky, semi serious, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: small town, hotshot lawyer, verbal byplay, legal investigation, lawyer, siblings relations, legal, family relations, dedicated lawyer, boss and employee, courtroom drama, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%