Movies and TV shows like Quantum Leap

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Quantum Leap (1989)
 8.1
 26K
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: exciting, witty, stylized, captivating, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time machine, time travel, adventure, impersonating, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, sent to the past, partners, hologram, hopes, getting home, body swapping, hidden identity, odd couple, righting the wronged, amnesia, cigar smoking, alternate timeline, altering history, scientist, experiment, misfit, contact, society ...
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, adventure, heroes and changing the past or future mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Quantum Leap: Sliders (1995), The Time Machine (2002), Back to the Future (1985), Terra Nova (2011), Voyagers! (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 16K
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, alien invasion, experiment gone awry, parallel worlds, adventure, getting home, danger, escapades, hopes, survival ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ 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: stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, haunted by the past, imaginary, loneliness, survival, hopes, society, utopia, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, 2030s, near future ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ 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, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, time machine, destiny, inventor, chases and races, scientist, sent to the past, disorder, teenager ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 79K
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, adventure, post apocalypse, survival, danger, sent to the past, dangerous animal, experiment, fate of humanity, changing the past or future, imaginary ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 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, changing the past or future, escapades, young heroes, obsessive quest, family, sea disaster, righting the wronged, world war one, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 196K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
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, adventure, good versus evil, space and aliens, save the day, heroes, adventurer, journey, space travel, danger ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, 2020s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 40K
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, tense, atmospheric, intense, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, existence paradox, post apocalypse, virus, sent to the past, plague, apocalypse, chaos, epidemic, save the world, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, danger, destiny, murder, ham radio, redemption, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: year 1996, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 36K
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: light, exciting, romantic, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, murder, ex military, fighting crime, female scientist, love, teacher, team, shooting, secret service, gang of outlaws ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, inventor, goofy hero, disorder, misfit ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, partners, escapades, changing the past or future, hopes, getting home, race against time, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: near future, 1910s, 1960s, year 1968, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 57K
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, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, computer genius, getting home, time machine, policewoman, hopes, fish out of water, time paradox, terrorist group, fighting crime ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, entertaining, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, villain, alternate reality, save the world, adventure, lgbt, superhero, super villain, time travel, female warrior, martial arts, strong female character ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, time paradox, changing the past or future, teenage life, high school, teenage love, friendship, teenager, time loop, time, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ 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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, heroes, government agency, state affairs, space and aliens, undercover, secret agents, danger, imaginary, escapades, save the world ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 30K
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, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, super soldier, double life, future dystopia, genetic engineering, cloning, hacker, superhuman powers, secret government organization, hidden identity, righting the wronged, secret movement ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ 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, 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%
 7.3
 13K
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: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: dinosaur, monster, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, ancient mystery, survival, danger, time travel, imaginary, chases and races, team, heroes ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, reporter, couple relations, save the day, journalist, changing the past or future, escapades, hopes, righting the wronged, romance, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 70K
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: stylized, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, kennedy assassination, time traveler, surveillance, time, murder, altering history, twists & turns, historical event, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, teleportation, time travel, alien encounter, adventure, intelligence, adventurer ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, clever, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, inventor, alternate reality, sent to the past, inventions and discoveries, lightning, fish out of water, scientist, bully, mad scientist ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, captivating, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: fish out of water, time machine, friendship, time traveler, sent to the past, young heroes, time travel, adventure, chases and races, family, getting home, teenage life ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, future, 90s, 1990s
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 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, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 301K
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, supernatural power, heroes, good versus evil, speed, time travel, adventure, secret identity, save the world, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.4
 82K
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, ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, alien race, save the world, wormhole, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, superhuman powers, scientist, false accusation, experiment gone awry, uncontrollable, antidote, mutant, unstoppable, danger, save the day, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 511
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: time travel, danger, changing the past or future, heroes, adventure, escapades, imaginary, save the day, criminal heroes, superhero, alternate reality
Time: 90s, year 2007, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 30K
Knight Rider (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Michael Long, an undercover police officer, is shot while investigating a case and left for dead by his assailants. He is rescued by Wilton Knight, a wealthy, dying millionaire and inventor who arranges life-saving surgery, including a new face and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, touching, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, adventure, car, a.i., chases and races, fighting crime, heroic mission, working undercover, talking car, heroes, armored vehicle, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Charlie's Angels (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie's Angels is a remake developed by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar for ABC, based upon the 1976 series of the same name created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts. The series ran on ABC from September 22 to November 10, 2011. A remake of the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, sexy, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, heroes, investigation, private detective, best friends, working undercover, undercover, friends, friendship, crimes, adventure, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%