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Eureka (2006)
 7.9
 43K
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: clever, futuristic, humorous, light, twists and turns, semi serious
Plot: scientist, save the day, experiment, secret place, hi-tech, sheriff, small town, experiment gone awry, small town life, prodigy, danger, social relations, friendship, intelligence, top secret, investigation, experimenting, artificial intelligence, technology, genius, science, heroes, mad scientist, father daughter relationship, problem solving ...
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, small town, heroes, friendship, scientist, social relations and crimes mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Eureka: Warehouse 13 (2009), Fringe (2008), Haven (2010), Scorpion (2014), Sanctuary (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 42K
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, ancient mystery, secret agents, legends and myths, riddles and clues, partners, danger, undercover, paranormal activity, government agency, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.4
 201K
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, experiment, creature, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 32K
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 ⇓
78%
 7.1
 41K
Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
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, computers and web, genius, partners against crime, computer genius, friendship, science, national security, save the world, heroes, society, problem solving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 17K
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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, scientist, mutant, crime, rescue, crimes, research, protector, team, teleportation, psychiatrist, experiment ...
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, friendship, sitcom, scientist, buddies, intelligence, science, geek, nerd, social awkwardness, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 ⇓
32%
 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, semi serious, touching, 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%
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 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, futuristic, serious, exciting
Plot: superhuman, resurrection, sheriff, reanimation, father son relationship, human experiment, second chance, fbi agent, scientist, genius, investigation, friendship ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 106K
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: superhero, superhuman powers, teenage love, secret identity, good versus evil, friendship, danger, double life, alien, escapades, rivalry, superhuman speed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: kansas
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, 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 ⇓
27%
 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, sport, dancing, couple relations, family, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 36K
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, feel good, exciting, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, adventure, outer space, alien, space and aliens, ex husband ex wife relationship, space station, sexual humor, space battle, distant future, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 239
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, futuristic, exciting
Plot: adventure, anti heroes, old west, righting the wronged, heroes, small town, partners, hidden identity, womanizer, writer's life, injustice, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 38K
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: chick flick, girls' night
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%
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, prodigy, family, twins, suburban life, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, 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, danger, couple relations, post apocalyptic, desert ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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 ⇓
26%
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, twists and turns, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love affair, danger, heroes, love and romance, singleness, romance, misfit, alien, destiny, supernatural ability, escapades, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 1600s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 256K
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, surprise ending, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, speed, time travel, save the world, superhuman speed, save the day, imaginary, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
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 ⇓
26%
 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, realistic, clever, sincere
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay, artist, gay slur, male friendship, lgbt, gay culture, love, looking for love, singleness, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles, oakland california
⇓ 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, space war, genius, creativity, talent ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938, future
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 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, realistic, touching, 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%
 7.0
 18K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: inventions and discoveries, government agency, espionage, computers and web, heroes, computer system, resourceful, secret agents, hi-tech, life risking, fellow agent, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, based on supposedly true story, surprise ending ...
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 ⇓
25%
 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: semi serious, witty, talky, realistic, clever ...
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 ⇓
25%
The Secret Life of Alex Mack (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Secret World of Alex Mack is an American television series that ran on Nickelodeon from October 8, 1994 to January 15, 1998, replacing Clarissa Explains It All on the SNICK line-up. It also aired on YTV in Canada and NHK in Japan, and was a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: superhuman powers, technology gone awry, teenage life, danger, dishonesty, disorder, goofy hero, experiment gone awry, chases and races, misfit, youth, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 7K
The Crossing (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Refugees from a war-torn country start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. Only the country these people are from is America and the war they are fleeing is 250 years in the future. The local sheriff with a past, a federal agent and a ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspense, tense, non-linear
Plot: time travel, conspiracy, runaway, super strength, manhunt, adaptation, police, weapons, flashback, friendship, mother daughter relationship, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.6
 938
Coupling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Coupling is a 2003 American remake of the British television sitcom of the same title, which aired on NBC.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, romance, couple relations, verbal byplay, group of friends, sitcom, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%