Movies and TV shows like Golden Years

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Golden Years (1991)
 5.3
 3K
Golden Years (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 232 min.
TV show
Story: When an explosion at a top-secret government lab injures an elderly janitor, no one could have expected the terrifying results. Exposure to mysterious chemicals causes him to undergo a bizarre transformation. He is slowly... incredibly... growing younger every day. Now, a ruthless CIA assassin will stop at nothing to take him prisoner and turn him into a government guinea pig. With his future on the line, the janitor goes on the run with his wife and a feisty female agent. All the while, he continues to transform... into a being with powers that are as deadly as they are unimaginable.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, scientist, military, conspiracy, experiment, runaway, laboratory, fugitives, experiment gone awry, chases and races, disorder, golden years, switching roles, woman in bra and panties, aging, injury, violence, gun, chase, murder, explosion, janitor, rejuvenation, mouse, army general ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Golden Years

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, conspiracy, chases and races, on the run, murder, crimes and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Golden Years: The Pretender (1996), Firestarter (1984), Nowhere Man (1995), Firestarter: Rekindled (2002), Chain Reaction (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Pretender (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Pretender is an American television series that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series starred Michael T. Weiss as Jarod, a genius and former child prodigy with the ability to become anyone he wants to be, i.e., to flawlessly impersonate ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: secret hideout, goodhearted, genius, righting the wronged, secret place, undercover, justice, self discovery, encounter, conspiracy, prodigy, manhunt ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fugitive: The Chase Continues (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Fugitive is a remake of the 1963 TV series of the same name that aired for one season on CBS between October 6, 2000 and May 25, 2001. It stars Tim Daly as Dr. Richard Kimble, Mykelti Williamson as lieutenant Philip Gerard, and Stephen Lang as ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, manhunt, on the run, crime, chase, murder, murder suspect, uncover truth, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 30K
Firestarter (1984)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As youths, Andy McGee (David Keith) and his future wife, Vicky (Heather Locklear), participated in secret experiments, allowing themselves to be subjected to mysterious medical tests. Years later, the couple's daughter, Charlie (Drew ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, scary, exciting ...
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, little girl, on the run, supernatural ability, psychic, government agency, danger, fire, conspiracy, kidnapping, scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 2K
Nowhere Man (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Nowhere Man is an American television series that aired from 1995 to 1996 starring Bruce Greenwood. Created by Lawrence Hertzog, the series aired Monday nights on UPN. Despite critical acclaim, including TV Guide's label of "The ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, stolen identity, betrayal, paranoia, obsessive quest, crimes, mystery, chases and races, dishonesty, network, identity crisis, journalism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Firestarter: Rekindled (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie McGee is a young woman with the unwanted and often uncontrollable gift of psychokinesis, lighting fires by mere thought. Charlie has been in hiding for nearly all her life from a top-secret government fringe group headed by the maniacal John ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, fire, supernatural ability, imaginary, conspiracy, danger, crimes, deadly, disorder, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 51K
Chain Reaction (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, frame up, on the run, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, crimes, witnessing a crime, chase, fbi, laboratory, secrets, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 3K
ReGenesis (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: ReGenesis is a Canadian television program produced by The Movie Network and Movie Central in conjunction with Shaftesbury Films. The series, which ran for four seasons, revolves around the scientists of NorBAC, a fictional organization with a lab ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: scientist, disease, save the world, investigation, virus, inventions and discoveries, heroes, global effort, genetic engineering, terrorism, plague, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 3K
First Wave (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: First Wave is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that aired from 1998 to 2001 on the Sci-Fi Channel. The show was created by Chris Brancato, who co-wrote an early version of the ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious, apocalyptic
Plot: alien, alien invasion, conspiracy, alien encounter, dishonesty, danger, escapades, criminal heroes, heroes, adventure, chases and races, evil alien ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 132
Strange World (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Strange World is an American television program about military investigations into criminal abuses of science and technology. ABC commissioned 13 episodes, of which three aired in March 1999, before the network cancelled the program. The remaining ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious
Plot: military, bio weapon, cloning, gulf war, life is a bitch, anti war, price of justice, experiment gone awry, down on your luck, military life, haunted by the past, against humanity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.3
 144K
Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, sex scene, telepathy, supernatural, danger, love affair, supernatural ability, secret organization, chases and races, survival, imaginary, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mumbai india, chicago illinois, san francisco, london, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 10K
Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, good versus evil, fbi, investigation, conspiracy, prophecy, secret movement, supernatural, cult, murder investigation, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.4
 43K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, captivating, mind bending, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: conspiracy, buried truth, scientist, danger, life turned upside down, politician, who to trust, dishonesty, graphic violence, mysterious character, top secret, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 23K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, save the world, experiment, mutation, pandemic, survival, safari, animals, veterinarian, danger, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural ability, angel, good versus evil, superhuman powers, fugitives, danger, rivalry, chaos, destiny, society, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Extremely Dangerous (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Extremely Dangerous is a 1999 four part series for ITV starring Sean Bean as an ex-National Criminal Intelligence Service undercover agent convicted of the brutal murder of his wife and child who goes on the run to try and clear his name. He sets ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, murder, innocent, dishonesty, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, manhunt, protagonist as suspect, crimes, intrigue, fugitives, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.4
 226K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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, special agents, scientist, fbi, experiment, investigation, alternate dimension, creature, top secret, danger, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, harsh, futuristic ...
Plot: plague, biohazard, laboratory, bacteria, danger, deadly, cure, disease, virus, survival, evil alien, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 70s
Place: usa, utah, los angeles, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.7
 885K
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural, supernatural power, super powers, monster, parallel universe, friendship, missing person, boy, teenage boy, parallel world, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 20th century
Place: usa, soviet union, ussr, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.1
 393
The Visitor (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Visitor is a science fiction television series created by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin which aired on Fox from 1997–1998. It starred John Corbett as Adam McArthur who was abducted by extraterrestrials 50 years earlier and escapes back to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: on the run, save the world, supernatural, good deed, alien abduction, chases and races, mysterious character, space and aliens, alien encounter, manhunt, healing power, abduction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 2K
Dark Skies (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Skies is an American UFO conspiracy theory-based sci-fi television series that aired from the 1996 to 1997 season for 18 episodes, plus a two-hour pilot episode. The success of The X-Files on Fox proved there was an audience for science fiction ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: ufo, evil alien, conspiracy, alien, alien invasion, buried truth, hidden truth, government agency, dishonesty, mystery, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 26K
The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: exciting, captivating, mind bending, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, space and aliens, missing person, government agency, alien, mystery, buried truth, secret movement, president, top secret, investigation, government facility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 28K
Alphas (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, experiment, superhuman powers, psychic, crimes, investigation, government agency, danger, mind control, enemy, fellow agent, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 29K
Helix (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, deadly virus, immortality, uncover truth, quarantine, deadly, danger, virus, secret place, escapades, save the day, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.1
 38K
Hemlock Grove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, sex with brother, investigation, small town, danger, crimes, social relations, small town life, family secret, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Book of Jer3miah (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A college freshman, Jeremiah Whitney, accepts the undertaking to protect a mysterious Mesoamerican box. When Jeremiah's parents are mysteriously murdered, Jeremiah learns that he is the target of a frightening conspiracy. Every facet of his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, spiritual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: conspiracy, destiny, chase, uncover truth, riddles and clues, life turned upside down, young heroes, mystery, youth, dishonesty, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 137
Freedom (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Freedom is a short-lived 2000 American science fiction television show on the UPN network. There were 12 episodes filmed but only 7 were aired in the US. Some episodes were further aired internationally, and the full series is still occasionally ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, bleak
Plot: distopia, freedom fighter, resistance, military, dictatorship, rebelliousness, heroic mission, rebellion, revolution, society, danger, state affairs ...
Time: near future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 148
Dead at 21 (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dead at 21 is a television series broadcast by MTV in 1994. The series ran for eleven thirty-minute episodes with a two-part final episode. The series was created by Jon Sherman, and written by Sherman, P.K. Simonds and Manny Coto.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, serious, exciting, neo noir
Plot: chase, false accusation, frame up, uncover truth, genetic engineering, power relations, righting the wronged, experiment gone awry, society, escapades, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 1K
Frankenstein (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 204 min.
TV show
Story: Frankenstein is a 2004 U.S. television miniseries (edited into a film) based on the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It follows the original book more closely than other adaptions. The story is of a scientist who brings life to a creature ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, monster, laboratory, imaginary, rescue, social misfits, disorder, mutant ...
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 2K
Timebomb (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When someone tries to murder watchmaker Eddy Kay, the incident triggers a barrage of nightmares and flashbacks into a past that isn't his own. Fearing for his sanity, Eddy contacts psychiatrist Dr. Anna Nolmar for help. Anna thinks he's ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychological, bleak, rough ...
Plot: on the run, murder, stalking, undercover, crime, deadly, danger, crimes, chases and races, dishonesty, psychopath, terminator ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, vietnam, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Mark: Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Moments after parachuting from Flight 777, a former Marine and a flight attendant find themselves descending into a world of madness. Panic and chaos plague the streets, cities are on fire, and they're being hunted by a team of mercenaries.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: chase, heroic mission, manhunt, on the run, heroes, experiment gone awry, danger, tracking device, implant, apocalypse, car chase, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%