Movies and TV shows like Doctor Who

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Doctor Who (2005)
 8.6
 217K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
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, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, humorous, tense, atmospheric, captivating, mysterious, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, time travel, alien, space and aliens, adventure, space travel, save the day, good versus evil, benign alien, journey, heroes, adventurer, gadget, sent to the future, save the world, escapades, alien encounter, heroic mission, intergalactic, doctor who, assistant, self sacrifice, earth, companion, eccentricity ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, 2020s
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, futuristic and serious films and TV series with plots about space and aliens, adventure, danger, escapades, rivalry, imaginary and space travel 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), Quantum Leap (1989), Lost in Space (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 37K
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: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, benign alien, adventure, time machine, evil alien, escapades, race against time, good versus evil, earth, doctor who, human alien, heroic mission ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, london, arizona
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100%
 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 ⇓
78%
The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, 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, adventure, save the world, young heroes, extraterrestrial, escapades, genetic engineering, heroic mission, evil alien, supernatural, space and aliens, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 10K
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, changing the past or future, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, escapades, save the world, regeneration, space and aliens, good versus evil, obsessive quest, race against time ...
Time: 90s, future, contemporary, year 1999, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, humorous, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, changing the past or future, spacecraft, evil alien, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, androids and robots, benign alien, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 8.2
 30K
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: captivating, exciting, witty, stylized, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, time machine, adventure, impersonating, fish out of water, getting home, sent to the past, experiment gone awry, partners, hopes, body swapping ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 72K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, spacecraft, adventure, terrorism, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 69K
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, spacecraft, space exploration, dark humor, adventure, gay marriage, alien, alien planet, evil alien ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.5
 146K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: 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, spacecraft, human in outer space, space wars, investigation, conspiracy, space station, alien life-form, space opera, space exploration, space battle ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, fate of humanity, save the world, outer space, alien planet, benign alien, space wars, ancient mystery, evil alien, adventure, scientist ...
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, space wars, adventure, mission, self sacrifice, good versus evil, heroic mission, team, teamwork ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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: exciting, humorous, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, spacecraft, evil alien, rivalry, heroes, androids and robots, escapades, save the world, space and aliens, race against time ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: united kingdom, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, alien planet, spacecraft, star trek, space exploration, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, intelligence ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
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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, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, fighting the system, good versus evil, rebellion, totalitarianism, space travel, heroes, survival, life is a bitch, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 91K
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, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien planet, space travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, alien race, time travel, parallel world, save the world, parallel universe, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 81K
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, space and aliens, benign alien, adventure, star trek, alien planet, captain, heroic mission, alien encounter, friendship ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.4
 31K
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, saga, futuristic, bleak, 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, alien, spacecraft, culture clash ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 22K
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, adventure, bounty hunter, space and aliens, escapades, distant planet, spacecraft, society, chase, friendship, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, dangerous animal, time portal, escapades, deadly creature, time jump, monster, time warp, time paradox, time loop, teamwork ...
Time: prehistory
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ 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, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, adventure, spacecraft, heroes, space and aliens, teamwork, space travel, superhero, creature, save the world, reluctant partners ...
Time: future, year 1988, year 2014, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sexy, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, space travel, space wars, battles, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, escapades, state affairs, benign alien, save the world ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, outer space, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, time travel, save the planet ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
 36K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, alternate reality, lost, alien race, fugitives, escapades, heroes, evil alien, technology ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, exciting, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, heroes, good versus evil, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, rivalry, intergalactic, battleship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, captivating, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, alien planet, space exploration, space and aliens, teleportation, space battle, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, astronaut ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 4.7
 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: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: space opera, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, save the world, adventure, partners, bounty hunter, escapades, space and aliens, distant planet, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
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, bleak, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, future dystopia, androids and robots, outer space, escapades, obsessive quest, good versus evil, space and aliens, adventure, chaos ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: space colony, space and aliens, battles, chaos, frame up, alien encounter, space travel, time travel, escapades, benign alien, adventurer, adventure ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 14K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, space wars, alien, military, adventure, artificial intelligence, space battle, heroic mission, genetic engineering, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 5.2
 336
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, stylized, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, heroes, androids and robots, teenage life, government agency, family, parallel world, young heroes, escapades, time travel, chaos, dog ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%