Movies and TV shows like Doctor Who

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Doctor Who (2005)
 8.7
 182K
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, space and aliens, time machine, heroes, adventure, journey, adventurer, good versus evil, alien encounter, space travel, save the day, danger, escapades, gadget, benign alien, alien, intergalactic, imaginary, phone booth, doctor who, save the world, outer space, 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 exciting, suspenseful, serious and futuristic films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, space and aliens, danger, heroes, imaginary and space travel 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), Stargate: Atlantis (2004), Quantum Leap (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 36K
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, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: special agents, supernatural, paranormal investigation, homosexual, heroic mission, investigation, heroes, team, adventure, alien encounter, save the world, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 32K
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, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, benign alien, time machine, escapades, evil alien, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, earth, good versus evil, doctor who, companion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, arizona
⇓ 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: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, clock, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, rescue, escapades, master villain, danger, save the world, apocalypse ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary, future, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, futuristic, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, evil alien, space and aliens, benign alien, spacecraft, space travel, heroes, alien encounter, teleportation, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, space and aliens, benign alien, save the world, genetic engineering, danger, youth, escapades, evil alien ...
⇓ 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, outer space, spacecraft, scientist, ancient mystery, adventure, evil alien, parallel world, legends and myths, fate of humanity, benign alien, danger ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 23K
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, touching, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, fish out of water, adventure, hologram, experiment gone awry, sent to the past, partners, impersonating, righting the wronged, hidden identity, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 65K
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, star trek, benign alien, teleportation, captain, alien encounter, space wars ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
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: exciting, humorous, futuristic, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, good versus evil, space travel, save the world, superhero, adventure, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, creature, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: humorous, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, rivalry, alien encounter, heroes, danger, space and aliens, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: mine, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
 30K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, fugitives, wormhole, alien race, adventure, lost, alien encounter, outer space, astronaut, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting
Plot: astronaut, moon, benign alien, space and aliens, future dystopia, heroic mission, imaginary, danger, dragon, time travel, ufo, space wars ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 11K
Andromeda (2000)
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: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, black hole, military, alien, adventure, heroes, androids and robots, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.4
 77K
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, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, wormhole, save the world, military, cult, master villain, megalomaniac, changing the past or future ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.1
 1K
Voyagers! (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Voyagers! is an American science fiction time travel-based television series that aired on NBC during the 1982–1983 season. The series stars Jon-Erik Hexum and Meeno Peluce.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, sea disaster, race against time, righting the wronged, danger, heroes, obsessive quest, good versus evil, adventurer, adventure, young heroes ...
Time: year 1982
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, spacecraft, star trek, outer space, captain, teleportation, space opera, alien planet, adventure, alien encounter, escapades, peaceful mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 34K
Dark Matter (2015)
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, memory loss, betrayal, female fighter, danger, survival, martial arts, adventure, friendship, time travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 264
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: exciting, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, androids and robots, adventure, escapades, teenage life, government agency, emotionless, heroes, alien encounter, disorder, chaos, space and aliens ...
Time: future, near future
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 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: spacecraft, outer space, fighting the system, escapades, future dystopia, chases and races, intergalactic, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, danger, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century is an American science fiction adventure television series produced by Universal Studios. The series ran for two seasons between 1979–1981, and the feature-length pilot episode for the series was released as a ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: astronaut, space travel, tribe, heroic mission, master warrior, adventure, master villain, fighting crime, alien encounter, heroes, adventurer, time travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, space station, captain, mission ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious, exciting
Plot: space colony, alien encounter, heroes, escapades, benign alien, imaginary, space and aliens, adventure, chases and races, battles, space travel, chaos ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 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 station, space travel, outer space, time travel, adventure, space opera, culture clash, transformation, good versus evil, space and aliens, philosophy, benign alien ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 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: suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: mind control, danger, human spirit, alien encounter, heroes, escapades, young heroes, space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, youth ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, imaginary, leadership, heroes, political unrest, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 66K
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, save the world, adventure, space and aliens, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, star trek, alien planet, space exploration, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, time travel, adventurer, intelligence ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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, star trek, evil alien, getting home, outer space, teleportation, hologram, allies, alien encounter, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, outer space, survival, space and aliens, fear, team, danger, trapped, adventure, technology, encounter ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, good versus evil, evil alien, changing the past or future, space wars, alien, space and aliens, adventure, chases and races, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%