Movies and TV shows like Doctor Who

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Doctor Who (2005)
 8.6
 186K
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, time machine, space and aliens, alien, adventure, good versus evil, adventurer, save the day, heroes, space travel, danger, gadget, escapades, journey, alien encounter, benign alien, save the world, imaginary, intergalactic, phone booth, doctor who, sent to the future, self sacrifice, extraterrestrial, companion ...
Time: future
Place: london

Most similar movies to Doctor Who

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and futuristic films and TV series with plots about space and aliens, adventure, escapades, danger, imaginary, heroes and alien 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), The Expanse (2015), Quantum Leap (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 33K
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, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, benign alien, adventure, escapades, evil alien, earth, race against time, good versus evil, doctor who, time machine, companion, human alien ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, adventure, heroes, team, alien encounter, escapades, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ 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: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, clock, heroic mission, escapades, rescue, danger, save the world, space and aliens, obsessive quest, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, future, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, stylized, humorous, futuristic, semi serious
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, spacecraft, evil alien, space travel, space and aliens, changing the past or future, imaginary, benign alien, androids and robots, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: alien, young heroes, genetic engineering, youth, heroic mission, space and aliens, benign alien, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 8.4
 74K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, investigation, space wars, space and aliens, society, rivalry, alien life-form, danger, space station, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 24K
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, captivating, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, adventure, time machine, fish out of water, impersonating, partners, sent to the past, hologram, hopes, getting home, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 67K
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, save the world, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, save the world, alien encounter, evil alien, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, androids and robots, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: mine, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.3
 67K
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: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, spacecraft, space and aliens, heroic mission, benign alien, captain, alien encounter, space wars, teleportation, intergalactic ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, scientist, fate of humanity, ancient mystery, adventure, benign alien, save the world, parallel world, evil alien, legends and myths ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 276
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: semi serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, androids and robots, heroes, teenage life, time travel, parallel world, government agency, escapades, young heroes, family, chaos, dog ...
Time: future, near future
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, outer space, space exploration, spacecraft, contact, captain, teleportation, space opera, alien planet, alien encounter, adventure, intelligence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, spacecraft, save the world, space travel, adventure, reluctant partners, superhero, team, creature, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 8.4
 78K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, save the world, wormhole, parallel world, alien race, cult, megalomaniac, changing the past or future, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, near future ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.2
 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 travel, outer space, space station, adventure, time travel, good versus evil, space and aliens, culture clash, benign alien, alien, space opera, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, space wars, space war, marines, alien encounter, save the world, adventure, space and aliens, space travel, racism, alien, alien race ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: space colony, danger, space travel, alien encounter, landing, time travel, adventurer, frame up, battles, chaos, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 3K
Odyssey 5 (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Odyssey 5 is a Canadian science fiction series that first ran in 2002 on Showtime in the United States and on Space in Canada. Odyssey 5 is the brainchild of Manny Coto, who served as a script-writer and executive producer during the series run. ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, astronaut, changing the past or future, nasa, save the world, space and aliens, danger, heroes, heroic mission, race against time, technology, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, space and aliens, space wars, chases and races, future dystopia, life is a bitch, heroes, rivalry, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, survival, outer space, technology, human existence, fear, danger, team, trapped, adventure ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, political unrest, leadership, space opera, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 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, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: mind control, heroic mission, young heroes, escapades, rebelliousness, alien encounter, evil alien, youth, danger, good versus evil, on the run, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 31K
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, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, wormhole, space wars, fugitives, outer space, alien race, lost, astronaut, obsessive quest, alien encounter, renegades ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, time travel, good versus evil, changing the past or future, space wars, alien, evil alien, space and aliens, adventure, heroes, imaginary, chases and races ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, year 1939 ...
Place: egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, outer space, getting home, teleportation, hologram, space battle, alien encounter, allies, rivalry, heroic mission, hopes ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, space travel, hitman, good versus evil, heroic mission, space and aliens, save the world, escapades, space wars, heroes, danger, battles ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 6K
Lexx (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comedy
Country: Canada, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lexx is a science fantasy television series that follows the adventures of a group of mismatched individuals aboard the organic space craft Lexx. They travel through two universes and encounter planets including a parody of the Earth. The series is ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, imaginary, adventure, space wars, space and aliens, fugitives, dangerous animal, chases and races, alien encounter, disorder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: astronaut, moon, survival, space travel, space exploration, heroic mission, space and aliens, future dystopia, adventure, save the world, danger, ufo ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, future dystopia, imaginary, androids and robots, obsessive quest, outer space, space and aliens, good versus evil, survivor, nuclear holocaust, soldier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%