Movies and TV shows like Doctor Who

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Doctor Who (2005)
 8.7
 175K
Doctor Who
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: futuristic, humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, doctor who, adventure, alien, save the day, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, adventurer, phone booth, alien encounter, companion, extraterrestrial, outer space, self sacrifice, space travel, space and aliens, benign alien, rock, cult, heroic mission, gadget, imaginary, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: london
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Doctor Who
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA, UK
89 min.
 6.4
The Sarah Jane Adventures
Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
UK
60 min.
 7.4
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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 adventure, escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, heroes, rivalry and danger 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), Farscape (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.4
 31K
Doctor Who
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, time machine, doctor who, adventure, companion, evil alien, heroic mission, benign alien, human alien, good versus evil, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, london, arizona
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.8
 36K
Torchwood
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: supernatural, special agents, adventure, alien encounter, heroes, paranormal investigation, team, save the world, danger, escapades, alien, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
 6.4
 8K
Doctor Who
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: semi serious, stylized, humorous, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, androids and robots, adventure, master villain, hospital, changing the past or future, race against time, rescue, apocalypse, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, future, 1990s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   94%
 
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Dr. Who and the Daleks
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: semi serious, humorous, futuristic, stylized, exciting
Plot: time travel, evil alien, cult, spacecraft, adventure, inventions and discoveries, escapades, imaginary, space and aliens, androids and robots, benign alien, time machine ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   90%
 
The Sarah Jane Adventures
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: benign alien, adventure, evil alien, save the world, danger, escapades, space and aliens, alien, young heroes, heroic mission, heroes, youth ...
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System:   68%
    User:   100%
 
 8.1
 23K
Quantum Leap
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, hologram, partners, impersonating, adventure, fish out of water, hidden identity, odd couple, righting the wronged, experiment gone awry, hopes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   100%
 
 8.3
 30K
Farscape
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: futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, alien encounter, alien race, fugitives, obsessive quest, evil alien, astronaut, space travel, wormhole, strong female character, space wars, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   67%
 
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Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.
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, androids and robots, adventure, spacecraft, evil alien, changing the past or future, save the world, alien encounter, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   67%
 
Guardians of the Galaxy
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, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, raccoon, save the world, team, supernatural, outer space, danger, villain, love and romance, shooting, journey, adventure ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   60%
 
 8.3
 63K
Star Trek
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, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, star trek, alien encounter, space travel, adventure, friendship, space and aliens, benign alien, heroic mission, space exploration, alien species, escapades ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
Star Trek: The Next Generation
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, alien encounter, adventure, cult, space wars, escapades, imaginary, space opera, space and aliens, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
 6.7
 11K
Andromeda
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: serious, atmospheric, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, a.i., adventure, spacecraft, rescue, alien encounter, heroic mission, space wars, artificial intelligence, black hole, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
Star Trek: Voyager
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, star trek, alien encounter, allies, evil alien, adventure, hopes, heroic mission, danger, rivalry, outer space ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
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Babylon 5: The Gathering
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, 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, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, space opera, space station, save the world, aliens, interracial relations, adventure, first contact, political unrest, doctors, assassination, space travel ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
 8.0
 3K
Blakes 7
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, fighting the system, spacecraft, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, cult, rebelliousness, heroic mission, space travel, space and aliens, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
Stargate: Atlantis
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, benign alien, adventure, evil alien, spacecraft, ancient mystery, legends and myths, parallel world, good versus evil, atlantis, galaxy ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
 7.4
 6K
Space: 1999
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, exciting, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: moon, a.i., adventure, androids and robots, benign alien, man versus machine, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, time travel ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
Star Trek: First Contact
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space opera, time travel, space travel, adventure, first contact, sacrifice, star trek, alien, outer space, transformation, vengeance, revenge ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369 - 2375. Unlike the other Star Trek TV shows, it takes place on a space station instead of a ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, space travel, outer space, space wars, cult, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens, culture clash, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, government agency, adventure, special agents, save the day, danger, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, scientist, pilot, hi-tech ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Peter Quill is Star-Lord, the brash adventurer who, to save the universe from its greatest threats, joins forces with a quartet of disparate misfits — fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, a tree-like humanoid named Groot, the enigmatic, expert fighter ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, exciting, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, outer space, anti heroes, adventure, spacecraft, hotshot hero, save the world, heroic mission, danger, escapades, space travel, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   67%
 
 8.3
 25K
Babylon 5
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: futuristic, suspense, bleak, serious, philosophical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space opera, space station, benign alien, good versus evil, culture clash, adventure, moral ambiguity, philosophy, outer space, time travel, alien technology, cult ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   27%
 
Babylon 5: Thirdspace
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan Ivanova discovers a derelict spaceship in hyperspace. They tow it back to Babylon 5, then strange things start happening. People are being telepathically taken over by aliens from another (third)space.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, alien, space opera, outer space, evil alien, space station, aliens, first contact, alternate universe, imaginary, technology, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
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SGU Stargate Universe
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: space travel, spacecraft, danger, team, survival, outer space, adventure, technology, trapped, alien technology, lost, confined ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
 6.7
 4K
Crusade
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: cult, outer space, adventure, obsessive quest, spacecraft, save the world, plague, space travel, space wars, good versus evil, danger, deadly ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
 8.4
 75K
Stargate SG-1
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: adventure, military, space and aliens, alien planet, wormhole, cult, save the world, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry, space travel, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, near future ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
Babylon 5: A Call to Arms
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space opera, benign alien, head of state, music, save the world, adventure, alien encounter, weapons, life philosophy, dialogue, heroic mission, space wars ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
 7.5
 34K
Dark Matter
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: ambiguous ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: memory loss, female fighter, space wars, space travel, danger, betrayal, adventure, friendship, evil corporation, gunfight, rebellion, doppelganger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 

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DC's Legends of Tomorrow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to ...
Style: captivating, stylized, entertaining, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, time travel, villain, superhero team, alternate reality, super villain, adventure, strong female character, good versus evil, save the world, assassin, fictional war ...
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System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
 7.3
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Men in Black
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, government agency, undercover, secret agents, adventure, mentor, fictional government agency, partners, rivalry, secret identity, evil alien, technology ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
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