Movies and TV shows like Firefly

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Firefly (2002)
 9.0
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Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, witty, futuristic, captivating, clever, buddy comedy, serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, adventure, smuggling, friendship, captain, space wars, preacher, survival, space and aliens, space opera, space shuttle, criminal, young woman, psychic, doctor, mysterious past, totalitarianism, future dystopia, theft, interracial couple, society, faked death ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Firefly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about outer space, spacecraft, danger, space travel, space and aliens, adventure and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Firefly: Serenity (2005), Dark Matter (2015), The Expanse (2015), Killjoys (2015), Farscape (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 294K
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, outer space, space and aliens, space opera, space wars, adventure, escapades, good versus evil, mechanic, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 42K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space wars, memory loss, space and aliens, time travel, space opera, female fighter, distant planet, survival, betrayal, androids ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 8.5
 146K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, human in outer space, space wars, investigation, conspiracy, space station, alien life-form, space opera, space exploration, space battle ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.2
 22K
Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, futuristic, witty ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, bounty hunter, space and aliens, escapades, distant planet, spacecraft, society, chase, friendship, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 8.3
 36K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, alternate reality, lost, alien race, fugitives, escapades, heroes, evil alien, technology ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.3
 97K
Lost in Space (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, exciting, tense, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, robot, alien planet, survival, lost, adventure, alien creature, black hole, family relations, betrayal, family ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 14K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, space wars, alien, military, adventure, artificial intelligence, space battle, heroic mission, genetic engineering, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, fate of humanity, save the world, outer space, alien planet, benign alien, space wars, ancient mystery, evil alien, adventure, scientist ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, captivating, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, alien planet, space exploration, space and aliens, teleportation, space battle, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, astronaut ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, twists and turns, exciting, tense, breathtaking
Audience: teens
Plot: star trek, outer space, alien, spacecraft, space travel, adventure, alien species, friendship, space exploration, destiny, betrayal, gunfight ...
Time: future, 24th century, 2020s, 2010s, 23rd century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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 opera, alien planet, space and aliens, human existence, outer space, human in outer space, fear, survival, technology, alien ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.1
 4K
Blakes 7 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, fighting the system, good versus evil, rebellion, totalitarianism, space travel, heroes, survival, life is a bitch, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.6
 1.7M
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: mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, father daughter relationship, expedition, end of the world, time paradox, science, black hole, distant planet, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.8
 421K
The Mandalorian (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Plot under wraps
Style: futuristic, exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: star wars, space travel, warrior, space and aliens, bounty hunter, one man army, alien civilization, outer space, gunslinger, spacecraft, androids and robots, space opera ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 81K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, intellectual, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, benign alien, adventure, star trek, alien planet, captain, heroic mission, alien encounter, friendship ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space and aliens, human in outer space, adventure, outer space, space opera, escapades, couple relations, on the run, heroes, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, alien planet, spacecraft, star trek, space exploration, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, intelligence ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.9
 112K
Cowboy Bebop (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: exciting, futuristic, neo noir, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bounty hunter, jazz, outer space, future dystopia, friendship, escapades, space travel, hacker, fighting crime, adventure, buddies, unlikely partners ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 69K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space battle, space and aliens, spacecraft, space exploration, dark humor, adventure, gay marriage, alien, alien planet, evil alien ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 42K
Defiance (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Defiance is an American science fiction television show that takes place in the future on a radically transformed Earth containing new species arriving from space. In the show, Joshua Nolan works as the lawman for the town of Defiance, a community ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, futuristic, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, adventure, interspecies romance, escapades, enemy, ex military, mayor, survival, law enforcement, post apocalypse, bounty hunter, garbage collector ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, androids and robots, outer space, space and aliens, apocalypse, alien planet, heroes, battles, mission, fictional war ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
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, bleak, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, future dystopia, androids and robots, outer space, escapades, obsessive quest, good versus evil, space and aliens, adventure, chaos ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 6K
Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: space colony, mysterious planet, survival, distant planet, society, expedition, human nature, chaos, hopes, isolation, vestiges of humanity, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the initial Cylon attack against the Twelve Colonies fails to achieve complete extermination of human life as planned, twin Number Ones (Cavils) embedded on Galactica and Caprica must improvise to destroy the human survivors.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, androids and robots, space travel, escapades, battles, vengeance, space and aliens, good versus evil, man versus machine, adventure, future dystopia, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, outer space, space wars, space travel, culture clash, prophecy, captain, doctor, teleportation, cloning, spacecraft, alien ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 242K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, fate of humanity, youth, survivor, young heroes, leadership, space station, rivalry, human existence, nuclear holocaust, betrayal ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
SeaQuest 2032 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, space and aliens, dolphins, sea, captain, hi-tech, family life, space wars, space travel, heroic mission, future dystopia, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, 2010s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lost in Space (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lost in Space is a science fiction TV series created and produced by Irwin Allen, filmed by 20th Century Fox Television, and broadcast on CBS. The show ran for three seasons, with 83 episodes airing between September 15, 1965, and March 6, 1968. The ...
Style: serious, futuristic
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien planet, space and aliens, outer space, space travel, spacecraft, good versus evil, adventure, killer robot, rivalry, family, escapades, family problems ...
Time: 90s, future, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 838
Starhunter (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Starhunter is a Canadian science fiction television series that aired for two seasons. The series was produced in Canada by The Danforth Studios Ltd. in association with Alliance Atlantis with some photography in the United Kingdom. Grosvenor Park ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, semi serious
Plot: space travel, outer space, bounty hunter, spacecraft, adventure, crimes, rivalry, mission, track down, escapades, chase, space and aliens ...
Time: future, distant future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 15K
Mars (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: serious, exciting, clever, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: space colony, problem solving, mars, spacecraft, journey, outer space, adaptation, life philosophy, catastrophe, adventure, multiple storylines, dream ...
Time: contemporary, near future, 21st century, year 2016
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%