Movies and TV shows like Fringe

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Fringe (2008)
 8.5
 236K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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: mad scientist, supernatural, special agents, alternate dimension, scientist, top secret, fbi, experiment, investigation, creature, paranormal activity, alternate reality, research, peril, mission, killings, government facility, crimes, time travel, coworker, disappearance, hallucination, mysterious place, scheme, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university

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Most similar movies to Fringe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, investigation, mystery, supernatural, crimes, supernatural power and special agents mostly in Drama, Mystery and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Fringe: The X-Files (1993), Haven (2010), Warehouse 13 (2009), Torchwood (2006), The X Files (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.6
 217K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, paranormal investigation, investigation, top secret, special agents, alien contact, conspiracy, fbi, paranormal activity, space and aliens, mysterious place ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.5
 38K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, small town, female protagonist, investigation, fbi, surprising revelation, paranormal activity, paranormal, small town life, special agents, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.6
 52K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, humorous, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, supernatural, legends and myths, riddles and clues, secret service, secret place, secret agents, partners, ancient mystery, top secret, investigation, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.7
 41K
Torchwood (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: paranormal investigation, special agents, supernatural, homosexual, heroic mission, alien, investigation, team, heroes, adventure, alien encounter, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 105K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, first contact, alien, evil alien, fbi, conspiracy, mystery, government agency, investigation, paranoia, special agents, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, prehistory, future, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica, london, texas, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.3
 21K
Sanctuary (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, scientist, rescue, mutant, secret organization, laboratory, research, team, transformation, experiment, mystery ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 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 ⇓
75%
 6.8
 13K
Stitchers (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is recruited into a secret government agency to be “stitched” into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, light
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, female protagonist, special agents, secret government organization, supernatural, uncover truth, computer genius, memory, scientist, law enforcement, murder investigation, secret mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Project Blue Book (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book.”
Style: captivating, enigmatic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: ufo, alien, cold war, special agents, space and aliens, physicist, alien abduction, scientific research, paranormal activity, alien contact, explorer, alien encounter ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 53K
Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, twists and turns, humorous, light ...
Plot: scientist, hi-tech, save the day, secret place, small town, sheriff, experiment, small town life, technology, social relations, problem solving, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.6
 60K
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, changing the past or future, sent to the past, heroine, computer genius, time traveler, getting home, time machine, alternate timeline, time paradox, terrorist group, policewoman ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 45K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, quarantine, foreknowledge, missing person, time travel, psychic, murderer, cure, investigation, distopia, ufo, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.3
 109K
Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns
Plot: uncover truth, strong female character, family relations, lesbian, top secret, killings, cloning, lesbian relationship, lookalikes, boyfriend, lesbianism, heroine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.4
 535K
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 ⇓
64%
 8.0
 11K
Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, good versus evil, fbi, conspiracy, investigation, prophecy, secret movement, supernatural, cult, murder investigation, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 117K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, werewolf, police detective, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, police investigation, life turned upside down, partners against crime, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.6
 61K
Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: investigation, destiny, time traveler, foreknowledge, dreams, a vision, special agents, fbi, direction and purpose, law enforcement, partners, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
Genre: Crime, 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, psychic, fbi, sex maniac, special agents, supernatural ability, psychopath, investigation, mystery, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, ufo, supernatural ability, hidden truth, uncover truth, mystery, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, conspiracy, escapades, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, turn of the century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 21K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: exciting, mind bending, intellectual, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: riddles and clues, schizophrenia, fbi, intelligence, genius, investigation, law enforcement, hallucination, talented, prodigy, college professor, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.7
 982K
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, telekinesis, super powers, supernatural power, monster, parallel universe, friendship, teenage boy, boy, missing person, teenage girl, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: ussr, indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, artificial intelligence, hi-tech, partners against crime, hacker, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, computers and web, crimes, privacy invasion, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 8.5
 427K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, supernatural ability, good versus evil, demon, supernatural power, ghost, vampire, angel, creature, death, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.1
 30K
The Langoliers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, airplane, alternate dimension, supernatural, airport, apocalypse, obsessive quest, survival, blind character, disappearance, chaos, mystery ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: boston, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 6K
Threshold (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: alien invasion, government conspiracy, evil alien, infected, top secret, alien encounter, invasion, contact, encounter, genetically altered, government facility, human existence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.5
 105K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: trapped, small town, life turned upside down, supernatural, survival, small town life, isolation, mystery, teenage girl, society, human existence, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.2
 179K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: intellectual, exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, investigation, outsmarting, partners against crime, fighting crime, partners, serial killer, murder, justice, special agents, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.8
 352K
Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: time loop, time machine, time travel, missing child, investigation, disappearance, small town, corpse, mysterious past, deja vu, cave, time portal ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, 80s, contemporary, year 1953 ...
Place: chernobyl, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.4
 60K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ghost, adventure, good versus evil, investigation, escapades, monster, investigator, victim, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 49K
Dollhouse (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series that revolves around a corporation running numerous underground establishments across the globe which program individuals referred to as "Actives" with temporary personalities and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, life is a bitch, fbi, uncover truth, self discovery, human nature, mysterious character, undercover, memory, innocence lost, ethics, behavior control ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%