Movies and TV shows like Quantum Leap

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Quantum Leap (1989)
 8.2
 31K
Quantum Leap (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished... He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this journey is Al, an observer from his own time, who appears in the form of a hologram that only Sam can see and hear. And so Dr. Beckett finds himself leaping from life to life, striving to put right what once went wrong and hoping each time that his next leap will be the leap home.
Style: captivating, exciting, witty, stylized, touching, scary, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, sent to the past, getting home, impersonating, body swapping, experiment gone awry, partners, hopes, altering history, hidden identity, odd couple, righting the wronged, alternate timeline, amnesia, scientist, experiment, super powers, quantum physics, alternate reality, vietnam war, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Quantum Leap

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about time travel, imaginary, escapades, danger, changing the past or future, time traveler and adventure mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Quantum Leap: Sliders (1995), Back to the Future (1985), Timeless (2016), The Time Machine (2002), Doctor Who (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
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Sliders (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In his basement in San Francisco, boy-genius Quinn Mallory unlocks the doorway to an infinite number of Earths. During a test run, Quinn invites co-worker Wade Wells and his teacher Professor Maximillian Arturo to see his new invention. But an ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, alternate reality, alien invasion, alternate dimension, portal, getting home, escapades, hopes, experiment gone awry, culture clash, adventure, life changing experience ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, teenager, time machine, destiny, scientist, time paradox, inventor, alternate reality, sent to the past ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, year 1955, year 1985 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.6
 42K
Timeless (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team: a scientist, a soldier and a history professor, who must use the ...
Style: exciting, light, romantic, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, alternate timeline, alternate reality, murder, female scientist, fighting crime, betrayal, mother daughter relationship, team, love, ex military ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, post apocalypse, dystopic future, steampunk, obsessive quest, changing the past or future, utopia, apocalypse, adventure, loss of loved one, scientist ...
Time: future, distant future, near future, 2030s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, egypt, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 220K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, space and aliens, save the day, alien, space travel, good versus evil, journey, outer space, companion, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s, 2020s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 2K
Voyagers! (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Voyagers! is an American science fiction time travel-based television series that aired on NBC during the 1982–1983 season. The series stars Jon-Erik Hexum and Meeno Peluce.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, super powers, youth, heroic mission, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades, adventurer, changing the past or future, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: light, humorous, feel good, funny, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, inventor, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, impostor, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, goofy hero ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: ussr, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: futuristic, entertaining, humorous, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, sent to the past, alternate reality, inventor, time loop, teenager, time traveler, adventure, alternate timeline, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future, year 2015, 50s, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 14K
Frequency (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, investigation, police detective, destiny, redemption, father daughter relationship, murder, serial killer, multiple storylines, flashback, race against time ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 61K
Continuum (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on the conflict between a group of rebels from the year 2077 who time-travel to Vancouver, BC, in 2012, and a police officer who accidentally accompanies them. In spite of being many years early, the rebel group decides to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, computer genius, time machine, sent to the past, heroine, policewoman, getting home, time traveler, alternate timeline, existence paradox, time paradox ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, vancouver, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 45K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, changing the past or future, epidemic, time machine, sent to the past, existence paradox, plague, virus, survival, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 83K
Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Terra Nova follows an ordinary family on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a daring experiment to save the human race. In the year 2149, the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped and overcrowded, with ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, post apocalypse, survival, adventure, changing the past or future, human existence, extinction, dangerous animal, research, expedition, sent to the past ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Time Tunnel (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Time Tunnel is a 1966–1967 U.S. color science fiction TV series, written around a theme of time travel adventure. The show was creator-producer Irwin Allen's third science fiction television series, released by 20th Century Fox and ...
Style: homoerotic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: time travel, portal, time machine, titanic, fish out of water, time, escape, senator, top secret, alien, experimental technology, super computer ...
Time: year 1968, near future, 1910s, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 4K
Seven Days (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: "Ever wish you could live your last week all over again? Well, my name's Frank B. Parker, and I do it all the time. I work for a secret government project experimenting in time travel. When things really get screwed up, I'm the guinea ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, top secret, struggle for survival, super powers, secret government organization, space and aliens, secret agents, hopes, state affairs, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 12K
Early Edition (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Gary Hobson thinks he may even be losing his mind when tomorrow's newspaper mysteriously arrives today giving him a disconcerting look into the future. What will he do with tomorrow's news? While his best friend Chuck sees the newspaper as ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, clever
Plot: changing the past or future, friendship, destiny, race against time, lifesaver, heroes, buddies, save the day, cat, blind character, newspaper, supernatural power ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 92K
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, alien planet, ancient mystery, time travel, alien race, parallel universe, parallel world, save the world, military, outer space, egyptology ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, near future, 2000s, 90s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 9K
Journeyman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This mystery-drama revolves around a newspaper reporter named Dan Vasser who suddenly begins to travel through time to change the lives of those around him. When his travels reunite him with his long-lost fiancée Livia, life with his present-day ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, reporter, journalist, couple relations, save the day, righting the wronged, escapades, hopes, romance, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Primeval: New World (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A North American spin-off of the hit U.K. television series, Primeval: New World follows a specialized team of animal experts and scientists that investigates the appearance of temporal anomalies and battles both prehistoric and futuristic creatures.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, dangerous animal, time portal, escapades, time jump, deadly creature, monster, time warp, time loop, time paradox, teamwork ...
Time: prehistory
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: suspense, exciting, futuristic, absurd, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time loop, time machine, teenager, time, time paradox, changing the past or future, teleportation, alternate timeline, butterfly effect, teenage life, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2014, future, contemporary ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Amazing Stories (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Each episode transports the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers. A reimagining of the original anthology series by Steven Spielberg.
Style: romantic, enigmatic, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien encounter, parents and children, time travel, mystery, magic, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, secret, multiple storylines, fantasy world, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Girl from Tomorrow (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Girl from Tomorrow is an Australian children's television series created by Film Australia. The series is based around Alana, a girl from the year 3000. At the start of the series, she is kidnapped by Silverthorn, a criminal from the year ...
Style: clever, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, time machine, friendship, young heroes, fish out of water, female protagonist, post apocalypse, children, friends, kids in trouble, teleportation ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 33K
Dark Angel (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Super soldier Max Guevera tries to live a normal life in post-apocalyptic Seattle while eluding capture by government agents from the covert biotech facility she escaped from as a child and searching for her genetically-enhanced brothers and sisters ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, secret government organization, genetic engineering, super soldier, hidden identity, post apocalypse, future dystopia, double life, superhuman powers, cloning, female martial artist, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 14K
Primeval (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When strange anomalies start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team must track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past and near future.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, scenic
Plot: dinosaur, experiment gone awry, monster, ancient mystery, dangerous animal, time travel, escapades, survival, disaster, heroes, forces of nature, team ...
Time: prehistory, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 25K
Magnum, P.I. (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS television network. According to the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, crimes, beach, investigation, private detective, buddies, partners, lifestyle, private investigator, helicopter, anonymity, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, sentimental, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, sent to the past, old west, time loop, alternate reality, parallel universe, science, small town ...
Time: year 1955, 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 341K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: superhero, heroes, time travel, speed, supernatural power, superhuman powers, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, multiverse, fighting crime, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 623
Timecop (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Timecop is an American science fiction television series. The show was broadcast on the ABC network and first aired in 1997. The series is based on the Timecop movie and the "Time Cop" feature which had appeared in the comic book series ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, superhero, adventure, criminal heroes, changing the past or future, escapades, save the day, heroes, alternate reality, imaginary, danger
Time: 90s, year 2007, 2000s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.1
 84K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspense, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, time traveler, time, changing the past or future, assassination, altering history, kennedy assassination, surveillance, murder, conspiracy, historical event, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 60s, future, year 1963, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: kids, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, space exploration, space and aliens, time travel, teleportation, alien planet, escapades, star trek, space battle, alien life-form ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Quantum Break (2016)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Bridging gaming and live-action, the thriller looks into aspect the villains of the game and the dramatic backstory as it unfolds.
Style: futuristic, exciting, psychotronic, stylized, captivating
Plot: quantum physics, time travel, time loop, time jump, time paradox, time portal, supernatural power, race against time, time warp, supernatural ability, partners, time machine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%