Movies and TV shows like Doctor Who

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Doctor Who (2005)
 8.6
 194K
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: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, tense, atmospheric, captivating, mysterious, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, alien, space and aliens, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, save the day, space travel, gadget, adventurer, escapades, journey, danger, alien encounter, benign alien, save the world, imaginary, phone booth, sent to the future, intergalactic, doctor who, heroic mission, assistant, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, 2010s
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 space and aliens, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, alien and imaginary 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), Quantum Leap (1989), Lost in Space (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 34K
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, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, benign alien, adventure, escapades, evil alien, race against time, earth, good versus evil, doctor who, time traveler, time machine, companion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, 80s
Place: england, europe, london, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 38K
Torchwood (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: special agents, homosexual, supernatural, paranormal investigation, heroic mission, investigation, heroes, adventure, team, alien encounter, save the world, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ 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, escapades, danger, rescue, save the world, regeneration, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, contemporary, future, year 1999 ...
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, adventure, changing the past or future, benign alien, space travel, teleportation, save the world, danger ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: alien, young heroes, danger, genetic engineering, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, benign alien, save the world, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 8.1
 25K
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, witty, stylized, 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, partners, sent to the past, hologram, getting home, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 68K
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, outer space, space travel, save the world, space and aliens, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, space wars, good versus evil, team, mission, teamwork, heroic mission, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ 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, futuristic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, spacecraft, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, androids and robots, escapades, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.5
 92K
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, space wars, investigation, conspiracy, human in outer space, space and aliens, alien life-form, space station, space exploration, space opera ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
 70K
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, intellectual, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, spacecraft, space and aliens, benign alien, heroic mission, star trek, alien planet, captain, alien encounter, space wars ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.4
 81K
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, alien planet, time travel, parallel world, save the world, wormhole, alien race, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
⇓ 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, save the world, outer space, fate of humanity, ancient mystery, parallel world, adventure, space wars, alien planet, benign alien, evil alien ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, save the world, spacecraft, space travel, team, adventure, superhero, creature, space and aliens, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 1988, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 292
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, exciting, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, teenage life, androids and robots, heroes, family, young heroes, escapades, time travel, parallel world, government agency, 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, space opera, alien planet, spacecraft, star trek, captain, teleportation, adventure, alien encounter, intelligence ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, imaginary, space and aliens, adventure, anti heroes, anti hero, computer animation, space wars, heroes, unlikely partners ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 55K
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, dark humor, feel good, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, space and aliens, spacecraft, gay marriage, alien, danger, space battle, distant future, space station, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, changing the past or future, space and aliens, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, heroic mission, escapades, imaginary, danger ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1930s, year 1939 ...
Place: egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space war, marines, save the world, adventure, space and aliens, space travel, alien encounter, racism, alien, alien race ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.3
 27K
Babylon 5 (1993)
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, saga, futuristic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space station, space opera, adventure, time travel, benign alien, good versus evil, space and aliens, alien, culture clash, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 3K
Flash Gordon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, partners, save the world, danger, heroes, adventure, rivalry, distant planet, bounty hunter, space travel, race against time, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 5K
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: space colony, time travel, danger, escapades, adventure, chases and races, space and aliens, benign alien, heroes, imaginary, space travel, chaos ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 32K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Action, 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: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, wormhole, outer space, space wars, fugitives, alien race, escapades, heroes, lost, astronaut, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space station, space wars, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, state affairs, benign alien, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, interracial relations, imaginary ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: astronaut, time travel, changing the past or future, save the world, nasa, post apocalypse, space and aliens, race against time, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, heroes ...
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, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, totalitarianism, rebellion, good versus evil, fighting the system, uninhibited rivalry, space and aliens, heroic mission, life is a bitch, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, serious, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, teleportation, time travel, adventure, alien encounter, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 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: captivating, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mind control, danger, good versus evil, human spirit, evil alien, alien encounter, heroic mission, space and aliens, escapades, young heroes, heroes, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, technology, outer space, human existence, survival, fear, team, danger, trapped, adventure ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%