Movies and TV shows like Fringe

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Fringe (2008)
 8.4
 209K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, more disturbing pattern that blurs the line between science fiction and technology.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, fbi, mad scientist, special agents, investigation, scientist, paranormal activity, danger, research, top secret, experiment, creature, peril, killings, buried truth, crimes, government facility, mission, disappearance, hallucinations, mysterious place, coworker, time travel, doctor, secret ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university

Most similar movies to Fringe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about danger, supernatural, investigation, mystery, crimes, imaginary and supernatural power mostly in Drama, Mystery and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Fringe: Haven (2010), The X-Files (1993), Warehouse 13 (2009), Flashforward (2009), The Lost Room (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 33K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, fbi, investigation, small town, paranormal activity, danger, female protagonist, small town life, surprising revelation, special agents, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 186K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, fbi, investigation, paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, special agents, space and aliens, mysterious place, top secret, obsession, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 44K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After saving the life of the President, two secret service agents - Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer - find themselves assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13. The Warehouse is a massive, top secret facility that houses dangerous and fantastical ...
Style: exciting, humorous, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, riddles and clues, supernatural, secret agents, legends and myths, ancient mystery, partners, undercover, danger, secret place, investigation, top secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 58K
Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, fbi, supernatural, dreams, law enforcement, foreknowledge, destiny, partners, special agents, fate of humanity, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 27K
The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: riddles and clues, supernatural, obsessive quest, characters in danger, investigator, mysterious place, lost, peril, imaginary, alternate dimension, teleportation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 45K
Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal ...
Style: clever, futuristic, humorous, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: scientist, experiment, sheriff, save the day, secret place, small town, hi-tech, small town life, prodigy, technology, intelligence, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 96K
The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, alien, evil alien, fbi, mystery, government agency, investigation, paranoia, special agents, first contact, obsession, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, prehistory, 1990s, future ...
Place: antarctica, texas, usa, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 104K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature, supernatural, legends and myths, police detective, good versus evil, life turned upside down, hunt down, supernatural ability, monster, werewolf, evil force, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Six years after the events of The X-Files series finale, former FBI agent Doctor Dana Scully is now a staff physician at Our Lady of Sorrows, a Catholic hospital, and treating a boy named Christian who has Sandhoff disease, a terminal brain ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, exciting, twists and turns ...
Plot: alien, abduction, priest, fbi, psychic, special agents, psychopath, investigation, mystery, supernatural, bodies, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c., west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.3
 50K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: immortality, investigation, crimes, supernatural, law enforcement, crime, murder investigation, secret, friendship, laboratory, buddies, female detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 94K
Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: uncover truth, strong female character, top secret, family relations, boyfriend, cloning, shooting, secret, killings, lookalikes, young woman, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 18K
Sanctuary (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The adventures of the beautiful, enigmatic and always surprising Dr. Helen Magnus, a brilliant scientist who holds the secrets of a clandestine population called Abnormals - a group of strange and sometimes terrifying beings that hide among humans. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mutant, scientist, team, rescue, transformation, experiment, research, protector, crime, teleportation, laboratory ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 41K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: psychic, special agents, investigation, missing person, danger, quarantine, time travel, powerful corporation, fate of humanity, government agency, healing power, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.4
 357K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, demon, good versus evil, monster, search, angel, death, killings, characters in danger, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 18K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, exciting, intellectual, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fbi, intelligence, prodigy, investigation, riddles and clues, talented, professor, crime, genius, investigator, hallucinations, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 220K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, save the world, superhero, psychic, villain, heroic mission, family relations, danger, secret, teleportation, politician, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.6
 97K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, supernatural, isolation, life turned upside down, survival, small town, society, danger, separated, small town life, human existence, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.8
 657K
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: friendship, parallel world, supernatural, monster, missing person, experiment, super powers, parents and children, love and romance, telekinesis, middle school, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 5K
Threshold (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Threshold was a science fiction drama television series that first aired on CBS in September 2005. Produced by Brannon Braga, David S. Goyer and David Heyman, the series focuses on a secret government project investigating the first contact with an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: top secret, evil alien, infected, contact, alien invasion, encounter, alien encounter, hallucinations, human existence, genetically altered, invasion, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 154K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: exciting, intellectual, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, investigation, danger, partners, murder, crimes, serial killer, psychic, crime, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dr. Jacob Hood is a brilliant biophysicist and special science advisor to the government who investigates scientific crises and oddities. His crusade is to protect the substance of science against those who would abuse and misuse scientific ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: scientist, fbi, mad scientist, misfit partners, save the day, investigation, characters in danger, supernatural, bio weapon, danger, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 37K
Torchwood (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. The series is a spin-off from the 2005 revival of the long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who. Torchwood follows the exploits of a small team of alien ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, homosexual, supernatural, paranormal investigation, heroic mission, investigation, team, heroes, adventure, alien encounter, escapades, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 27K
Alphas (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, experiment, government agency, investigation, crimes, danger, enemy, mind control, supernatural, heroes, fellow agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 25K
The Langoliers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On a red eye flight from LA to Boston, 10 people wake up to a shock. All the passengers and crew have vanished. When they try to contact the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to discover that things haven't changed. But ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, airplane, airport, supernatural ability, time travel, apocalypse, obsessive quest, deadly creature, psychic, survival, deadly, blind character ...
Time: 1990s, future
Place: boston, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian science fiction drama television series which was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and aired 88 episodes over four seasons from 1996 to 2000. The presence of Dan Aykroyd opening ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: paranormal activity, supernatural ability, paranormal investigation, ufo, uncover truth, buried truth, mystery, danger, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 90s, turn of the century, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 105K
Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, uncover truth, deception, talented, research, dishonesty, human nature, team, crime investigation, crimes, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 8.0
 9K
Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, tense
Plot: cult, serial killer, good versus evil, investigation, murder investigation, prophecy, fbi, secret movement, supernatural, crimes, fighting crime, government agency ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 25K
The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: missing person, conspiracy, government agency, mystery, investigation, government facility, state affairs, chases and races, buried truth, nobody believes, cia, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Outer Limits (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The Outer Limits is an anthology series of distinct story episodes, sometimes with a plot twist at the end. Unlike the original incarnation of the series, which was a pure anthology with each episode completely unrelated to the others, the revival ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, supernatural, aliens, anthology, alien encounter, androids and robots, benign alien, future dystopia, imaginary, anti heroes, deadly creature ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
 10K
Rubicon (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Rubicon is an American television series that centers on an intelligence analyst at a national think tank in New York City called the American Policy Institute, who discovers that he may be working with members of a secret society that manipulates ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: undercover, surveillance, boss, government agency, uncover truth, espionage, deception, workplace, manipulations, crimes, government facility, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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