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Flashforward (2009)
 7.6
 59K
Flashforward (2009)
Original name: FlashForward
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to exist. Knowing their fate will alter each person's life, destinies will be changed.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns, surreal
Plot: investigation, dreams, foreknowledge, destiny, fbi, supernatural, law enforcement, partners, uncover truth, a vision, fate of humanity, coworker, accident, paranormal activity, changing lives, special agents, doctor, conspiracy, couple relations, hopes, direction and purpose, couples, life turned upside down, workplace, struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Flashforward

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, mind bending and twists and turns films and TV series with plots about mystery, investigation, danger, supernatural, crimes, law enforcement and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Flashforward: Fringe (2008), The X-Files (1993), The 4400 (2004), Lost (2004), Under the Dome (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 215K
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, mad scientist, scientist, special agents, fbi, investigation, creature, paranormal activity, experiment, alternate dimension, danger, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.6
 193K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, investigation, conspiracy, fbi, special agents, top secret, alien contact, space and aliens, mysterious place ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 42K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: psychic, quarantine, imaginary, special agents, time travel, investigation, missing person, healing power, danger, fate of humanity, government agency, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 480K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: exciting, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, death, plane crash, destiny, adventure, air disaster, stranded, danger, leadership, stranded on an island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.6
 100K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, supernatural, life turned upside down, small town, isolation, survival, small town life, teenage girl, society, danger, human existence, separated ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 52K
V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien encounter, world domination, fbi, dishonesty, uncover truth, danger, spacecraft, heroes, special agents, family relations ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.3
 134K
Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, lgbt, supernatural, danger, love affair, telepathy, supernatural ability, chases and races, imaginary, survival, secret organization, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, mumbai india, london, chicago illinois, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 21K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, experiment, save the world, pandemic, mutation, survival, partners, veterinarian, cure, reporter, safari ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 74K
The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, serious, touching, stylized ...
Plot: disappearance, chaos, society, life turned upside down, missing person, haunted by the past, apocalypse, miraculous event, chief of police, police chief, worldwide chaos, small town sheriff ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.0
 25K
The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.
Style: serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, missing person, mystery, government agency, investigation, government facility, chases and races, state affairs, nobody believes, buried truth, cia, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 9K
The Triangle (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A group of people haunted by their experiences within the Bermuda Triangle band together to confront its truths.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bermuda triangle, ocean or sea, wormhole, adventure, mystery, uncover truth, missing person, investigation, supernatural, ghost, danger, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic ocean, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 2K
Coma (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A young medical student discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table. Remake of Coma 1978.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: hospital, medical student, uncover truth, workplace, woman in danger, mystery, doctors and patients, medical school, death, danger, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: What would you do to have everything you desire? Step inside 666 Park Avenue, New York's most seductive address. We all have some burning needs, desires and ambitions. For the residents of The Drake, the premier apartment building on ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, god or devil, supernatural, wish come true, nightmare, fear, desire, good versus evil, neighbor, dream come true, danger, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 1K
The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: fbi, investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, special agents, mystery, rookie, deadly, dark past, female agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
 108K
Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: riddles and clues, uncover truth, deception, human nature, investigation, talented, crimes, crime investigation, team, psychology, dishonesty, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 394
Past Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Past Life is an American crime drama television series which aired on Fox from February 9 to June 4, 2010. The series premiered on Tuesday, February 9 at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. After the premiere, subsequent airings were broadcast on ...
Style: surreal, emotional, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, past life, workplace, power relations, crimes, partners, unsolved mystery, reincarnation, law enforcement, imaginary, mystery, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, philosophical, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, life philosophy, psychology, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, child abuse, memory, diary, altering history, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 2K
Vanished (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Vanished is an American serial drama television series produced by 20th Century Fox. The series premiered on August 21, 2006 on Fox and its last episode aired on November 10, 2006. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the series begins with the sudden ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, disappearance, haunted by the past, mystery, search, mission, conspiracy, fbi, law enforcement, journalist, loss of son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 183K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, master criminal, special agents, danger, unlikely partners, manipulations, investigation, mind game, partners, terrorism, law enforcement, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 41K
Touch (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Martin Bohm, a widower and single father, is haunted by an inability to connect to his autistic, mute 11-year-old son, Jake. Their relationship and their lives take an extraordinary turn when he discovers his gifted son has the ability to see ...
Style: uplifting, suspenseful, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: autism, foreknowledge, psychic power, supernatural ability, mathematics, psychic, changing lives, single father, professor, investigation, hopes, mystery ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 3K
Happy Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The residents of Haplin, Minnesota - also known as "Happy Town" - have enjoyed an uneasy peace while haunted by a number of unsolved kidnappings. Now facing a disturbing new crime that brings unresolved fears to the surface, Haplin's ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, small town, crime, who done it, multiple suspects, missing person, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, paranormal activity, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.4
 38K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, captivating, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, buried truth, mysterious character, scientist, dishonesty, politician, danger, who to trust, life turned upside down, top secret, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Night Stalker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak's wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, stalking, murder investigation, danger, heroes, journalism, media, legends and myths, law enforcement, investigation, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 38K
Alcatraz (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: prison, time travel, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, disappearance, police investigation, alcatraz, warden, island, manhunt, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, adventure, investigation, trapped, supernatural ability, danger, mystery, deadly, supernatural power, surrealism, german, totalitarianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.1
 160K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: intellectual, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: crimes, partners against crime, police investigation, serial killer, investigation, partners, murder, fighting crime, danger, crime, psychic, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.6
 34K
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, investigation, female protagonist, fbi, small town life, paranormal activity, surprising revelation, danger, special agents, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
 6.6
 23K
Extant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Style: futuristic, stylized, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, scientist, androids and robots, mystery, woman in danger, family relations, fate of humanity, fear, alien, a.i., parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 366
Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Angela Clinton has the exceptional gift of knowing when someone is lying. She discovered this skill at age 14, when she learned her "average" American parents were actually spies. Attempting to right her parents' wrong, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: fbi, undercover, investigation, treason, partners against crime, mystery, partners, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.5
 52K
Twin Peaks (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.
Style: surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, offbeat, disturbing ...
Plot: small town life, crime, supernatural, evil spirit, crimes, law enforcement, small town, good versus evil, haunted by the past, mystery, special agents, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%