Movies and TV shows like Doctor Who

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Doctor Who (2005)
 8.7
 182K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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 saves planets for a living – more of a hobby actually, and he's very, very good at it. He's saved us from alien menaces and evil from before time began – but just who is he?
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, tense, atmospheric, captivating, mysterious, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, space and aliens, heroes, adventure, time machine, adventurer, journey, good versus evil, alien encounter, save the day, space travel, danger, escapades, benign alien, alien, phone booth, gadget, doctor who, intergalactic, companion, outer space, extraterrestrial, imaginary, self sacrifice, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: london

Most similar movies to Doctor Who

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and futuristic films and TV series with plots about adventure, space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary and space travel mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Doctor Who: Torchwood (2006), Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965), The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007), Stargate: Atlantis (2004), Quantum Leap (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 36K
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, supernatural, paranormal investigation, heroic mission, homosexual, adventure, alien encounter, investigation, save the world, heroes, alien, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 32K
Doctor Who (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The adventures of a Time Lord—a time-travelling humanoid alien known as the Doctor—who explores the universe in his TARDIS, a sentient time-travelling space ship. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, benign alien, time machine, evil alien, escapades, adventure, heroic mission, doctor who, good versus evil, race against time, companion, earth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 8K
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: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, clock, adventure, apocalypse, space and aliens, master villain, heroic mission, androids and robots, race against time, rescue, alien encounter ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary, future, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientist Doctor Who accidentally activates his new invention, the Tardis, a time machine disguised as a police telephone box. Doctor Who, his two grand-daughters, and Barbara's boyfriend Ian are transported through time and space to the planet ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, futuristic, humorous, stylized
Plot: time travel, evil alien, good versus evil, time machine, spacecraft, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, androids and robots, benign alien, changing the past or future, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Movie in collections
The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Sarah Jane Adventures is a British science fiction television series, produced by BBC Cymru Wales for CBBC, created by Russell T Davies and starring Elisabeth Sladen. The programme is a spin-off of the long-running BBC science fiction programme ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: alien, adventure, benign alien, evil alien, time travel, save the world, danger, escapades, space and aliens, young heroes, heroic mission, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, ancient mystery, scientist, adventure, evil alien, parallel world, legends and myths, fate of humanity, benign alien, save the world ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 23K
Quantum Leap (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, stylized, witty, touching, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, fish out of water, adventure, hologram, experiment gone awry, partners, sent to the past, impersonating, hidden identity, odd couple, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 65K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, adventure, alien encounter, star trek, heroic mission, imaginary, teleportation, captain, benign alien ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, good versus evil, save the world, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctor Who and his companions are hurled into the future and make a horrifying discovery: the Daleks have conquered Earth! The metal fiends have devastated entire continents and turned the survivors into Robomen.
Style: semi serious, stylized, futuristic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, androids and robots, adventure, spacecraft, evil alien, alien invasion, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: england, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 44K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, dark humor, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, outer space, alien, danger, spacecraft, space and aliens, space station, distant future, sexual humor, space battle, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 30K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, fugitives, adventure, alien race, wormhole, alien encounter, obsessive quest, lost, outer space, evil alien ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 11K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett. It starred Kevin ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, adventure, artificial intelligence, black hole, alien, military, space wars, heroes, androids and robots, genetic engineering ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 6K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: moon, astronaut, a.i., adventure, androids and robots, space exploration, benign alien, man versus machine, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry as part of the Star Trek franchise. The show is set in the nearby regions of the Milky Way galaxy, approximately during the 2360s and ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, star trek, outer space, space opera, alien planet, alien encounter, adventure, captain, teleportation, escapades, peaceful mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.4
 77K
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, master villain, military, save the world, cult, wormhole, changing the past or future, alien planet ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, space station, alien, star trek ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 26K
Babylon 5 (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Babylon 5 is a five-mile long space station located in neutral space. Built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, it's goal is to maintain peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be ...
Style: serious, futuristic, bleak, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, space travel, outer space, time travel, adventure, space opera, benign alien, good versus evil, philosophy, culture clash, space and aliens, transformation ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 1K
Voyagers! (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, adventure, adventurer, changing the past or future, time traveler, heroic mission, family, righting the wronged, escapades, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: year 1982
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 34K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, memory loss, betrayal, female fighter, danger, survival, martial arts, adventure, friendship, gunfight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 264
K-9 (2009)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 30 min.
Story: K-9 is a British/Australian comedy/adventure series focusing on the adventures of the robot dog K-9 from the television show Doctor Who, achieved by mixing computer animation and live action. The first episode aired as a sneak preview of the series ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, adventurer, androids and robots, teenager, government agency, young heroes, alien encounter, family, time travel, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 4K
Earth 2 (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, adventurer, adventure, benign alien, alien planet, alien encounter, space travel, time travel, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 3K
Blakes 7 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, fighting the system, cult, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, convict, war, crew, rebelliousness, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
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: atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, imaginary kingdom, space travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, political unrest, adventure, heroes, leadership, escapades, imaginary, distant planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, survival, space and aliens, technology, fear, danger, adventure, team, confined, escapades ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 1K
The Tripods (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Earth has been conquered by an alien race known as the Masters using their giant Tripods. cousins. When humans reach the age of sixteen, they must undergo a process known as capping which places their mind under the control of the conquerors. In ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: mind control, evil alien, adventure, young heroes, save the world, rebelliousness, alien encounter, good versus evil, danger, heroes, space and aliens, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, star trek, space exploration, alien planet, alien encounter, adventure, teleportation, escapades, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, evil alien, star trek, getting home, outer space, hologram, alien encounter, adventure, teleportation, allies, time warp ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century is an American science fiction adventure television series produced by Universal Studios. The series ran for two seasons between 1979–1981, and the feature-length pilot episode for the series was released as a ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: astronaut, a.i., adventure, adventurer, androids and robots, master villain, master warrior, save the world, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 4K
Crusade (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Crusade is an American spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynski's Babylon 5. Its plot is set in AD 2267, five years after the events of Babylon 5, and just after the movie A Call to Arms. The Drakh have released a nanovirus plague on Earth, ...
Style: futuristic, serious, gloomy, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, plague, space and aliens, cult, obsessive quest, adventure, save the world, space wars, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%