Movies and TV shows like Sliders

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Sliders (1995)
 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 increase in power and an early departure leave all three, plus a washed-up soul singer named Rembrandt "Crying Man" Brown, lost in a parallel world. Now they must "slide" from world to world, not only adapting to their changing surroundings, but also trying to get back to their world. Will they ever make it home?
Style: exciting, atmospheric, clever, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, alternate dimension, alternate reality, alien invasion, experiment gone awry, parallel worlds, adventure, getting home, danger, escapades, survival, hopes, portal, life changing experience, culture clash, group of friends, friendship, life risking, lost, fish out of water, race against time, friends, society, imaginary, young people ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, california

Most similar movies to Sliders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and stylized films and TV series with plots about escapades, imaginary, danger, adventure, heroes, rivalry and time travel mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sliders: Quantum Leap (1989), Spellbinder (1995), The Lost Room (2006), Tin Man (2007), Farscape (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ...
Style: exciting, witty, stylized, captivating, touching ...
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 ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 2K
Spellbinder (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Spellbinder is a fantasy teen drama/science fiction television series, produced by Film Australia & Telewizja Polska in association with the Australian Children's Television Foundation. The series is a 1995 serial of 26 episodes, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, teenager, danger, young heroes, rivalry, friendship, getting home, escapades, imaginary, youth, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 29K
The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: riddles and clues, imaginary, alternate dimension, lost, characters in danger, escapades, supernatural, peril, obsessive quest, teleportation, investigator, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.1
 13K
Tin Man (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the spirit of L. Frank Baum's classic, the "Tin Man" follows the adventures of DG, a waitress and part-time student, as she travels through the mystical world of "The O. Z. (Outer Zone)", discovering her hidden past. ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, intense, stylized, clever ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, fantasy world, magical, witch, good versus evil, wizard of oz, friendship, imaginary, journey, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, youth ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 33K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, wormhole, outer space, space wars, fugitives, alien race, escapades, heroes, lost, astronaut, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: memphis
⇓ 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%
 7.3
 9K
Alice (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.
Style: fairy tale, surreal, atmospheric, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: imaginary, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, adventure, curses spells and rituals, danger, fantasy world, good versus evil, save the kingdom, life turned upside down, getting home, cat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.0
 240K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, witty, buddy comedy, captivating, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, escapades, adventure, smuggling, friendship, survival, space and aliens, space wars, preacher, captain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
My Secret Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: My Secret Identity was a Canadian television series starring Jerry O'Connell and Derek McGrath. Originally broadcast from October 9, 1988 – May 25, 1991 on CTV in Canada, the series also aired in syndication in the United States. The series ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, young heroes, superhuman powers, youth, radiation, disorder, family relations, teenage life, danger, undercover, mad scientist, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1988, 1990s ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Lost (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rick Marshall and his children Will and Holly were on a weekend expedition rafting trough a river when an enormous earthquake diverts them to an eclectic alien world inhabited by dinosaurs, chimpanzee-like cavemen called Pakuni, and aggressive, ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, parallel world, fish out of water, getting home, adventurer, danger, expedition, disorder, anti hero, imaginary, dangerous animal ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, political unrest, imaginary, leadership, escapades, space opera, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 486K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, plane crash, death, adventure, destiny, stranded, human nature, danger, air disaster, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 6K
Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns in the crash. On their own, the brothers explore the island ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, colourful, serious
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, utopia, island, adventure, expedition, presumed dead, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, friendship, heroic mission, good versus evil, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 1K
Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. His two teenaged sons, Karl and David, survive, only to find themselves castaways on Dinotopia. Karl and David are constantly at odds, even as they struggle to adjust to life in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, danger, utopia, survival, escapades, siblings relations, misfit, heroes, island, love interest, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 5K
Earth 2 (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Earth 2 is an American science fiction television series which aired on NBC from November 6, 1994 to June 4, 1995. The show was canceled after one season of 22 episodes. It follows the journey and settlement of a small expeditionary group called the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: space colony, benign alien, adventure, danger, chases and races, escapades, space and aliens, alien encounter, time travel, space travel, frame up, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 85K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, post apocalypse, resistance, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, alien encounter, survival, danger, ufo, chaos and mayhem, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Knights of Bloodsteel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The adventure is set in the sorcerous land of Mirabilis, where a populace of elves, goblins, dwarves and humans hanker for the mystical element Bloodsteel; an ore with magical ability-giving properties. When a ruthless band of soldiers led by the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, epic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, danger, superhuman powers, sorceress, elf, dragon, imaginary kingdom, cons and scams, wizards and magicians, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, adventure, magic, apprentice, camelot, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, heroes, supernatural ability, adventurer, danger ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
33%
 7.3
 404
Otherworld (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Otherworld is an American science fiction series that aired for only eight episodes from January 26 to March 16, 1985 on CBS. It was created by Roderick Taylor as a sort of Lost in Space on Earth. Taylor gave himself a cameo role in each episode.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, serious
Plot: distopia, escapades, fugitives, imaginary, getting home, kidnapping, fish out of water, parallel world, pyramid, family relations, androids, runaway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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%
Ferocious Planet (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A groundbreaking device is designed to glimpse alternate universes. But when the machine malfunctions and transports a group of observers into a nightmarish dimension of alien terrors, the travelers must use ingenuity to survive.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mysterious planet, alternate dimension, soldier, quicksand, adventure, survival, alien, technology gone awry, danger, deadly, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
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 ⇓
31%
 7.5
 603
Spooksville (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spooksville is an action/adventure live action TV series that aired on The Hub beginning October 26, 2013. The show was produced by Jane Startz, who also produced Tuck Everlasting and Ella Enchanted and was written for TV by James Krieg. The show ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, friendship, danger, youth, small town, save the day, escapades, parallel world, rivalry, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: pre-teens, teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: archaeologist, imaginary kingdom, dinosaur, heroes, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, rescue, misfit, adventurer, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Demon's Rook (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young boy named Roscoe finds a portal to another world where he is taught magic by an elder demon known as Dimwos. Dimwos raises the boy into manhood, revealing to him many secrets.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: demon, magic, supernatural, adventure, parallel world, experiment gone awry, escapades, danger, heroes, ancient mystery, curses spells and rituals, portal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 1K
Superboy (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Superboy is a half-hour live-action television series based on the fictional DC Comics comic book character Kal-El's early years as Superboy. The show ran from 1988–1992 in syndication. It was renamed The Adventures of Superboy at the start ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, imaginary, danger, good versus evil, youth, young heroes, escapades, love and romance, adventure, heroes, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Galactica 1980 (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Galactica 1980 is a science fiction television series, and a spin-off from the original Battlestar Galactica television series. It was first broadcast on the ABC network in the United States from January 27 to May 4, 1980. It was later shown in ...
Style: saga, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: invisibility, androids and robots, escapades, save the world, adventure, man versus machine, changing the past or future, imaginary, space and aliens, danger, heroes, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
28%