Movies and TV shows like Firefly

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Firefly (2002)
 9.0
 223K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, buddy comedy, clever, futuristic, light, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, smuggling, adventure, escapades, friendship, space and aliens, survival, captain, preacher, space wars, danger, psychic, outlaw, doctor, future dystopia, mysterious past, cargo, heist, society, young woman, theft, totalitarianism, space opera ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Firefly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, exciting, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about space travel, adventure, outer space, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Firefly: Serenity (2005), Andromeda (2000), Stargate: Atlantis (2004), Star Trek: Discovery (2017), Dark Matter (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 268K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, friendship, adventure, martial arts, escapades, mechanic, chases and races ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.7
 11K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett. It starred Kevin ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, black hole, military, alien, heroes, androids and robots, space wars, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, scientist, ancient mystery, evil alien, parallel world, fate of humanity, save the world, adventure, legends and myths, benign alien ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered featuring a new ship, new characters and new missions, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, breathtaking, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, alien, outer space, spacecraft, star trek, adventure, alien species, friendship, danger, space opera, gunfight, destiny ...
Time: future
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 36K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, memory loss, betrayal, martial arts, danger, female fighter, survival, friendship, adventure, time travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
73%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, survival, outer space, fear, team, danger, adventure, trapped, technology, human existence ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, clever, bleak, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, future dystopia, outer space, space and aliens, survivor, androids and robots, nuclear holocaust, soldier, good versus evil, imaginary, obsessive quest ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, apocalypse, outer space, space and aliens, on the run, heroes, guilt, cancer, nuclear, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, adventure, outer space, space and aliens, on the run, escapades, couple relations, wormhole, human in outer space, mistrust, evil empire ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry as part of the Star Trek franchise. The show is set in the nearby regions of the Milky Way galaxy, approximately during the 2360s and ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, captain, teleportation, space opera, alien planet, adventure, alien encounter, peaceful mission, escapades, intelligence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 6K
Lexx (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comedy
Country: Canada, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lexx is a science fantasy television series that follows the adventures of a group of mismatched individuals aboard the organic space craft Lexx. They travel through two universes and encounter planets including a parody of the Earth. The series is ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, exciting, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, adventure, space wars, imaginary, androids and robots, unlikely partners, escapades, chases and races, immortality, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 65K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, adventure, spacecraft, heroic mission, benign alien, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, space wars, intergalactic ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 71K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, investigation, space wars, space and aliens, uncover truth, society, rivalry, space station, human in outer space, transformation ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 18K
Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An action-packed adventure series following a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters (a.k.a. Killjoys) sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, semi serious, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, bounty hunter, adventure, danger, escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, track down, distant planet, chase, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ 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%
 8.0
 3K
Blakes 7 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, rivalry, heroic mission, life is a bitch, space and aliens, intergalactic, escapades, cult, space travel, danger, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.9
 73K
Cowboy Bebop (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In 2071, roughly fifty years after an accident with a hyperspace gateway made the Earth almost uninhabitable, humanity has colonized most of the rocky planets and moons of the Solar System. Amid a rising crime rate, the Inter Solar System Police ...
Style: stylized, exciting, futuristic, tragicomedy, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bounty hunter, future dystopia, space travel, jazz, warrior, escapades, buddies, fighting crime, philosophy, hacker, good versus evil, blues ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 4K
Crusade (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Crusade is an American spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynski's Babylon 5. Its plot is set in AD 2267, five years after the events of Babylon 5, and just after the movie A Call to Arms. The Drakh have released a nanovirus plague on Earth, ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, plague, spacecraft, space travel, alien, space opera, space and aliens, interracial relations, adventure, space wars, cult, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, adventure, leadership, political unrest, danger, distant planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of Soul Hunters come to Babylon 5 demanding the return of something that was stolen from them.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, outer space, supernatural, space travel, adventure, vengeance, interracial relations, rivalry, cult, legal action, benign alien, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, evil alien, getting home, teleportation, hologram, allies, alien encounter, hopes, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 6K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic, exciting
Plot: astronaut, moon, nuclear, space wars, chases and races, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, a.i., androids and robots, future dystopia, save the world ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369 - 2375. Unlike the other Star Trek TV shows, it takes place on a space station instead of a ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, space travel, wormhole, outer space, cloning, doctor, culture clash, teleportation, captain, commander, space opera, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.6
 1.3M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, futuristic, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, time travel, parallel world, heroic mission, space and aliens, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, adventure, expedition, survival ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek set 100 years before. The series premiered September 26, 2001 on the UPN television network with the final episode airing on May 13, 2005. The series takes ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, time travel, adventurer, danger, intelligence ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, future dystopia, astronaut, danger, survival, chases and races, on the run, escapades, adventure, society, space travel, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 11K
Mars (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars. Set both in the future and in the present day, this series blends scripted elements ...
Style: semi documentary, serious, exciting, captivating, clever
Plot: spacecraft, mars, problem solving, space colony, voyage, adaptation, storytelling, twists & turns, catastrophe, life philosophy, danger, adventure ...
Time: near future, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.3
 26K
Babylon 5 (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Babylon 5 is a five-mile long space station located in neutral space. Built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, it's goal is to maintain peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be ...
Style: serious, futuristic, bleak, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, space travel, outer space, time travel, adventure, space opera, culture clash, transformation, good versus evil, space and aliens, philosophy, benign alien ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 4.2
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space travel, space opera, spacecraft, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, alien encounter, save the world, space and aliens, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%