Movies and TV shows like Doctor Who

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Doctor Who (2005)
 8.6
 202K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, tense, atmospheric, captivating, mysterious, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, time travel, alien, good versus evil, adventure, save the day, space travel, space and aliens, heroes, journey, danger, adventurer, benign alien, gadget, sent to the future, save the world, escapades, alien encounter, imaginary, earth, phone booth, heroic mission, intergalactic, assistant, doctor who ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, 2010s
Place: london

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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 space and aliens, adventure, danger, escapades, space travel, rivalry and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Doctor Who: Torchwood (2006), The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007), Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965), Lost in Space (1998), Quantum Leap (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 36K
Doctor Who (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, adventure, time machine, evil alien, escapades, good versus evil, race against time, earth, doctor who, companion, human alien ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 39K
Torchwood (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
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: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, supernatural, paranormal investigation, homosexual, heroic mission, alien, investigation, heroes, adventure, team, alien encounter, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: alien, save the world, adventure, young heroes, extraterrestrial, escapades, genetic engineering, heroic mission, danger, evil alien, supernatural, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 9K
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: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, clock, space and aliens, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rescue, save the world, regeneration, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
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, humorous, stylized, futuristic, semi serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, good versus evil, spacecraft, evil alien, save the world, androids and robots, benign alien, heroes, alien encounter, space travel, teleportation ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.2
 70K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, save the world, adventure, spacecraft, terrorism, heroes, escapades, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 27K
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, stylized, witty, captivating, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, time machine, adventure, impersonating, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, sent to the past, partners, hologram, getting home, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 113K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, space wars, human in outer space, spacecraft, alien life-form, investigation, conspiracy, space station, space opera, space exploration, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 8.4
 85K
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, space travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, wormhole, time travel, alien race, parallel world, save the world, escapades, cult, parallel universe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 60K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, feel good, exciting, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space battle, space and aliens, adventure, spacecraft, space exploration, gay marriage, dark humor, alien, danger, evil alien ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, space opera, outer space, star trek, space exploration, spacecraft, alien planet, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, escapades ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, fate of humanity, space wars, save the world, alien planet, ancient mystery, benign alien, evil alien, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, space wars, adventure, self sacrifice, good versus evil, team, teamwork, heroic mission, mission ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 75K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: exciting, futuristic, intellectual, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, space and aliens, star trek, benign alien, heroic mission, captain, alien planet, friendship, escapades ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 20K
Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An action-packed adventure series following a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters (a.k.a. Killjoys) sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution.
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, futuristic, witty ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, bounty hunter, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, escapades, danger, distant planet, spacecraft, chase, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Primeval: New World (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A North American spin-off of the hit U.K. television series, Primeval: New World follows a specialized team of animal experts and scientists that investigates the appearance of temporal anomalies and battles both prehistoric and futuristic creatures.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, imaginary, dangerous animal, escapades, danger, deadly creature, monster, time portal, sea monster, bird attack, babe scientist
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, spacecraft, teamwork, space travel, adventure, heroes, superhero, space and aliens, reluctant partners, save the world, creature ...
Time: future, year 2014, 80s, year 1988, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 300
K-9 (2009)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, heroes, androids and robots, teenage life, young heroes, time travel, government agency, escapades, family, parallel world, chaos, dog ...
Time: future, near future
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.2
 34K
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, outer space, wormhole, space wars, alien race, lost, fugitives, escapades, heroes, evil alien, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Star Trek Continues (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The USS Enterprise's historic five-year mission continues with all new episodes of the original series. "Star Trek: Continues", a new Trek series, beams down with exciting adventures of the Federation's most heroic crew led by ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, heroes, good versus evil, adventurer, heroic mission, danger, adventure, rivalry, escapades, battleship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 4K
Thunderbirds (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Thunderbirds is a 1960s British science-fiction television series, created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, filmed by their production company AP Films and distributed by ITC Entertainment, which was produced using a mixed method of marionette puppetry ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, astronaut, family relations, danger, rescue, cult, mind control, space station, hypnosis, family business, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, space war, marines, save the world, adventure, space travel, alien encounter, alien civilization, racism, alien ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 28K
Babylon 5 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, saga, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, space station, benign alien, adventure, time travel, good versus evil, space and aliens, culture clash, alien, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 4.8
 3K
Flash Gordon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Flash Gordon is an American science fiction television series that debuted on Sci Fi in the United States on August 10, 2007 and continued airing new episodes through February 8, 2008. It has also appeared on the United Kingdom Sci Fi Channel and ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: space opera, danger, adventure, good versus evil, partners, heroes, rivalry, save the world, space travel, distant planet, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 12K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, alien, space wars, adventure, military, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, genetic engineering, society, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The first installment of this Emmy award-winning series. A movie based at Babylon 5: a new space station built by Humans. The Vorlon ambassador, Kosh, has been poisoned. It is the new commanding officer's, Jeffrey Sinclair, responsibility to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tv series pilot, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, space travel, space wars, state affairs, heroes, escapades, rivalry, heroic mission, political unrest, interracial relations, benign alien, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 3K
Blakes 7 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, rebellion, fighting the system, good versus evil, totalitarianism, space wars, rebelliousness, heroic mission, cult, intergalactic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, human existence, technology, space opera, survival, human in outer space, alien encounter, alien planet, ancient ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: space colony, space and aliens, alien encounter, space travel, imaginary, adventure, benign alien, escapades, heroes, adventurer, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, astronaut, good versus evil, heroes, teleportation, time travel, adventure ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%