Movies and TV shows like Sliders

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Sliders (1995)
 7.4
 18K
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, portal, experiment gone awry, getting home, escapades, adventure, hopes, culture clash, survival, life changing experience, group of friends, friendship, life risking, lost, fish out of water, singer, time portal, race against time, friends, society, disorder, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california

Most similar movies to Sliders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about escapades, imaginary, adventure, danger, 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.
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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: captivating, exciting, witty, stylized, touching ...
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, hopes, body swapping ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
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100%
 8.2
 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, twists and turns, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, teenager, young heroes, rivalry, friendship, getting home, escapades, youth, disorder, wizards and magicians, apprentice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 31K
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: lost, alternate dimension, riddles and clues, obsessive quest, escapades, characters in danger, peril, supernatural, teleportation, investigator, alternate reality, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 14K
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: family outing, teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, fantasy world, witch, good versus evil, friendship, journey, curses spells and rituals, wizard of oz, young heroes, youth, adventure ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 8.3
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, alternate reality, lost, alien race, fugitives, escapades, heroes, evil alien, technology ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 91K
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: alien planet, space travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, alien race, time travel, parallel world, save the world, parallel universe, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sparticle Mystery (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: An experiment gone wrong causes everyone over the age of 15 to disappear from planet Earth.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, bleak
Plot: parallel world, teenage life, supernatural ability, disappearance, grownups, save the world, heroes, adventure, escapades, survival, tribe, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, family relations, disorder, radiation, mad scientist, young heroes, youth, save the day, escapades, undercover, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1988, year 1991 ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 9.0
 259K
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, futuristic, captivating, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, adventure, smuggling, friendship, captain, space wars, preacher, survival, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ 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: humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, parallel world, fish out of water, adventure, heroes, dangerous animal, family, getting home, escapades, rescue, adventurer ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, prehistoric times
⇓ 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, save the day, couple relations, journalist, escapades, hopes, righting the wronged, romance, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 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, atmospheric, exciting, bleak, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, fantasy world, escapades, adventure, curses spells and rituals, surrealism, real world, save the kingdom, life turned upside down, disorder, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 89K
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, heroic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, post apocalypse, resistance, alien invasion, alien encounter, ufo, space and aliens, vestiges of humanity, alien, apocalypse, life is a bitch, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Lost (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full ...
Style: funny, parody, humorous, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, time travel, dinosaur, chase, paleontologist, beast, escapades, portal, survival, partners, misfit, fantasy world ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
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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: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, stranded on an island, lost, mysterious place, plane crash, death, human nature, destiny, adventure, asthma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, post apocalypse, time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, expedition, human existence, survival, extinction, dangerous animal, experiment, sent to the past ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 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: serious, exciting, feel good, colourful, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, utopia, island, expedition, adventure, family relations, sibling rivalry, presumed dead, giant creature, imaginary kingdom, dangerous animal, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
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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, space and aliens, battles, chaos, frame up, alien encounter, space travel, time travel, escapades, benign alien, adventurer, adventure ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, homoerotic
Plot: time travel, time machine, fish out of water, portal, titanic, failed attempt, righting the wronged, disorder, sent to the future, contact, hopes, getting home ...
Time: near future, 1910s, year 1968, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: sorceress, elf, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, dragon, wizards and magicians, cons and scams, imaginary kingdom, supernatural, heroic mission, legends and myths ...
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, semi serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, magic, adventure, camelot, apprentice, curses spells and rituals, arthurian legend, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ 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, exciting, captivating, clever
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: time travel, friendship, time machine, fish out of water, sent to the past, young heroes, teenage life, computers and web, adventure, getting home, master villain, changing the past or future ...
Time: 20th century, year 1990, future, 90s
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Frank Herbert's Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 266 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: adventure, desert, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, leadership, political unrest, space opera, space and aliens, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
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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: suspenseful, serious, offbeat
Plot: distopia, kidnapping, fugitives, getting home, escapades, parallel world, fish out of water, androids, family relations, alternate reality, advanced technology, pyramid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, dinosaur, quicksand, soldier, alternate dimension, survival, adventure, technology gone awry, deadly creature, escapades, experiment, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
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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, light, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, friendship, youth, small town, rivalry, save the day, parallel world, escapades, space and aliens, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with ...
Style: stylized, touching, inspirational, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, parallel world, adventurer, good versus evil, unicorn, escapades, supernatural ability, minotaur, rivalry, hopes, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: serious, saga, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: invisibility, androids and robots, space and aliens, heroes, rivalry, adventure, save the world, escapades, survival, society, changing the past or future, man versus machine ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the Lion, Aslan.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, imaginary kingdom, queen, heroes, good versus evil, young heroes, alternate dimension, coronation, heroic mission, bet, wizards and magicians, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, future dystopia, astronaut, survival, escapades, on the run, adventure, space travel, switching roles, life is a bitch, society, chimpanzee ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%