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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: clever, futuristic, humorous, light, twists and turns, semi serious
Plot: scientist, experiment, secret place, save the day, sheriff, hi-tech, small town, small town life, experiment gone awry, top secret, intelligence, prodigy, danger, social relations, experimenting, technology, genius, friendship, artificial intelligence, science, interracial romance, investigation, mad scientist, paranormal activity, accident ...
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, serious and semi serious films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, scientist, investigation, supernatural power, social relations and small town mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Eureka: Fringe (2008), Warehouse 13 (2009), Haven (2010), Scorpion (2014), Alphas (2011). 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, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, fbi, investigation, mad scientist, special agents, scientist, paranormal activity, danger, creature, research, experiment, top secret ...
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, secret agents, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, partners, danger, undercover, paranormal activity, secret place, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, fbi, supernatural ability, investigation, small town, paranormal activity, danger, small town life, special agents, surprising revelation, social relations, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, computers and web, problem solving, science, computer genius, save the world, danger, society, partners against crime, friendship, computer hacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, experiment, danger, superhuman powers, psychic, mind control, enemy, government agency, supernatural, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 49K
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, dark humor, exciting, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, alien, danger, spacecraft, space and aliens, sexual humor, space battle, distant future, evil alien, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mutant, scientist, team, experiment, rescue, transformation, protector, research, crime, teleportation, laboratory ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.6
 27K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A suburban family that takes in a mysterious teen naive to the world around him. As Kyle begins to show signs of brilliance, solving the mystery of his origin and potential abilities becomes the family's mission.
Style: suspenseful, serious, entertaining, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret, supernatural ability, experiment, self discovery, teenage life, mysterious character, teaching the ways of the world, teenage love, cloning, fish out of water, family life, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, clever, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: friends, neighbor, friendship, scientist, social awkwardness, intelligence, geek, buddies, sitcom, science, prodigy, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, campus, usa, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, superhuman powers, save the day, scientist, heroes, government agency, master villain, adventure, good versus evil, pilot, danger, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, realistic, touching, semi serious, clever
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, fish out of water, writer's life, social relations, looking for love, americana, love and romance, fall in love, breakup, hopes, lifestyle, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, genius, fbi agent, second chance, scientist, investigation, vengeance ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sincere, melancholic
Plot: dishonesty, superhuman powers, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry, disorder, teenage life, danger, goofy hero, secret, teenage girl, scientist, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, workplace situations, gays and lesbians, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, boss and employee, workplace, prom, coming out, best friends, dysfunctional family, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: writer's life, small town, hidden identity, righting the wronged, womanizer, old west, rivalry, partners, heroes, anti heroes, adventure, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat
Plot: investigation, small town, horror for children, danger, youth, paranormal activity, misfit, family, adventure, suburban life, prodigy, twins ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, 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: exciting, twists and turns, romantic, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love affair, heroes, danger, love and romance, alien, destiny, adventure, supernatural ability, romance, fall in love, singleness, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 1600s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, exciting, offbeat, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: survival, couples, chaos, danger, partners, disorder, sitcom, odd couple, survivor, desert, isolation, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 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: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, dance school, dancer, ballet, small town life, family, hopes, couple relations, social relations, marriage, couples, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, danger, speed, time travel, save the world, superhuman speed, save the day, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, divorce, looking for love, small town life, lifestyle, wine, dating, parents and children, career, sitcom, parenthood, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, heroes, computers and web, government agency, espionage, computer system, resourceful, hi-tech, life risking, fellow agent, secret agents, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 49K
Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: tense, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: small town, investigation, confined, danger, society, youth, beast, secret service agent, apocalypse, adaptation, isolation, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, good versus evil, secret identity, danger, rivalry, imaginary, fall in love, adventure, master villain, superhuman powers, newspaper, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dr. Jacob Hood is a brilliant biophysicist and special science advisor to the government who investigates scientific crises and oddities. His crusade is to protect the substance of science against those who would abuse and misuse scientific ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, captivating ...
Plot: scientist, fbi, mad scientist, misfit partners, save the day, law enforcement, investigation, government agency, bio weapon, danger, characters in danger, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 652
Odd Squad (2014)
Genre: Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Odd Squad saves the day whenever something unusual happens.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: danger, odd couple, special agents, partners against crime, save the day, law enforcement, heroes, partners, investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: small town, old friend, teacher, hometown, artists and showbiz, widow widower, social relations, family relations, alienation, parenthood, success, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, offbeat, exciting, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, desert, rescue, mad scientist, adventure, superhero, alien invasion, friends, music band, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, fugitives, wormhole, outer space, alien race, adventure, lost, alien encounter, obsessive quest, astronaut ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: bowling, small town, teacher, psychiatrist, homecoming, best friends, workplace, old friend, couples, layoff, small town life, working class ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%