Movies and TV shows like Quantum Leap

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Quantum Leap (1989)
 8.1
 27K
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, humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, time machine, adventure, impersonating, fish out of water, getting home, sent to the past, experiment gone awry, partners, hologram, hopes, body swapping, hidden identity, odd couple, righting the wronged, amnesia, alternate timeline, altering history, scientist, experiment, misfit, contact, society, chases and races ...
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, danger, escapades, changing the past or future, adventure and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Quantum Leap: Sliders (1995), Back to the Future (1985), The Time Machine (2002), Doctor Who (2005), Voyagers! (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 17K
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 dimension, alternate reality, experiment gone awry, alien invasion, parallel worlds, portal, adventure, getting home, danger, escapades, survival ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, 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, humorous, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, time machine, scientist, destiny, time paradox, inventor, chases and races, sent to the past, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, utopia, obsessive quest, changing the past or future, adventure, dystopic future, steampunk, imaginary, haunted by the past, loneliness, survival ...
Time: future, near future, distant future, 19th century, 2030s ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 203K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
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 machine, time travel, alien, good versus evil, adventure, space and aliens, save the day, space travel, heroes, journey, danger, adventurer ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2020s, 2010s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 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: humorous, light, feel good, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, comedy of errors, inventor, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, impostor, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 1K
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, young heroes, heroes, race against time, family, obsessive quest, good versus evil, danger, sea disaster, righting the wronged, adventurer ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 38K
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, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, alternate timeline, murder, female scientist, fighting crime, love, betrayal, team, shooting, alternate reality, conspiracy ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 13K
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: changing the past or future, time travel, investigation, police detective, father daughter relationship, destiny, danger, ham radio, murder, redemption, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: year 1996, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 42K
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, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, existence paradox, post apocalypse, time machine, epidemic, sent to the past, plague, virus, apocalypse, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 58K
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, sent to the past, changing the past or future, computer genius, heroine, getting home, time paradox, terrorist group, time machine, policewoman, alternate timeline, time traveler ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 81K
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, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, post apocalypse, adventure, changing the past or future, survival, expedition, extinction, human existence, danger, sent to the past, experiment ...
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, homoerotic
Plot: time travel, time machine, fish out of water, titanic, portal, changing the past or future, race against time, experiment gone awry, cult, contact, disorder, failed attempt ...
Time: 1960s, 1910s, year 1968, near future, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, humorous, clever, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, inventor, sent to the past, alternate reality, scientist, mad scientist, teenager, adventure, inventions and discoveries, disorder ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 11K
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, suspenseful, captivating, clever
Plot: changing the past or future, newspaper, cat, friendship, destiny, danger, altering history, lifesaver, race against time, imaginary, heroes, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 3K
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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, top secret, changing the past or future, hopes, save the world, imaginary, government agency, danger, secret agents, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, time paradox, changing the past or future, time loop, inventions and discoveries, teenager, teenage life, teleportation, high school, teenage love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014, year 2004, 2000s ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ 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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, imaginary, dangerous animal, escapades, danger, deadly creature, monster, time portal, sea monster, bird attack, babe scientist
Place: canada
⇓ 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: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, reporter, save the day, couple relations, journalist, changing the past or future, hopes, escapades, righting the wronged, investigation, romance ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 31K
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, super soldier, future dystopia, genetic engineering, cloning, double life, secret government organization, hidden identity, superhuman powers, righting the wronged, secret movement, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington d.c.
⇓ 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: serious, clever, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, friendship, fish out of water, sent to the past, young heroes, imaginary, changing the past or future, youth, chases and races, escapades, hopes ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, 1990s, future, 90s
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, anthology, exciting, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary, alien encounter, parents and children, time travel, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, life after death, love and romance
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: dinosaur, experiment gone awry, ancient mystery, monster, dangerous animal, survival, danger, escapades, time travel, imaginary, chases and races, team ...
Time: 2010s, prehistory, future, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 76K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: exciting, stylized, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time traveler, assassination, altering history, kennedy assassination, time, twists & turns, surveillance, stephen king, murder, historical event ...
Time: 20th century, future, 1960s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, fate of humanity, space wars, save the world, alien planet, ancient mystery, benign alien, evil alien, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 9K
Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, clock, space and aliens, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rescue, save the world, regeneration, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, space and aliens, astronaut, heroes, good versus evil, teleportation, time travel ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 315K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, supernatural power, speed, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, save the world, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.4
 85K
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, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien planet, space travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, wormhole, time travel, alien race, parallel world, save the world, escapades, cult, parallel universe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 526
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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, danger, heroes, escapades, save the day, criminal heroes, imaginary, superhero, alternate reality
Time: 90s, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Incredible Hulk (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Incredible Hulk is an American television series based on the Marvel Comics character, the Hulk. The series aired on the CBS television network and starred Bill Bixby as David Banner, Lou Ferrigno as the Hulk, and Jack Colvin as Jack McGee. In ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, sentimental, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, scientist, superhuman powers, false accusation, experiment gone awry, uncontrollable, antidote, unstoppable, mutant, adventure, danger, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%