Movies and TV shows like Doctor Who

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Doctor Who (2005)
 8.7
 175K
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, stylized, suspenseful, tense, captivating, atmospheric, mysterious, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, space and aliens, heroes, time machine, adventure, adventurer, journey, good versus evil, alien encounter, save the day, space travel, danger, escapades, benign alien, gadget, alien, intergalactic, imaginary, phone booth, save the world, heroic mission, doctor who, companion, extraterrestrial, outer space ...
Time: future
Place: london

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 adventure, danger, escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, space travel and rivalry 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), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Stargate: Atlantis (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 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, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, supernatural, heroic mission, homosexual, alien encounter, paranormal investigation, adventure, investigation, save the world, heroes, alien, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 31K
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, evil alien, escapades, time machine, adventure, heroic mission, doctor who, good versus evil, race against time, companion, earth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, apocalypse, space and aliens, master villain, heroic mission, androids and robots, race against time, rescue, clock, alien encounter ...
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, humorous, semi serious, stylized
Plot: time travel, evil alien, good versus evil, time machine, spacecraft, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, androids and robots, benign alien, changing the past or future, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: alien, benign alien, adventure, evil alien, time travel, save the world, danger, escapades, space and aliens, young heroes, heroic mission, heroes ...
⇓ 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, exciting, futuristic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, good versus evil, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, ancient mystery, evil alien, legends and myths, benign alien, adventure, outer space, parallel world, fate of humanity, scientist, save the world ...
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, experiment gone awry, hologram, sent to the past, partners, impersonating, hidden identity, odd couple, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 63K
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: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, adventure, space and aliens, outer space, alien encounter, heroic mission, imaginary, benign alien, danger, teleportation, captain ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, stylized, futuristic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, spacecraft, adventure, androids and robots, evil alien, alien invasion, changing the past or future, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ 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, futuristic, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, fugitives, space wars, adventure, evil alien, alien encounter, alien race, wormhole, obsessive quest, lost, outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
 25K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space station, outer space, time travel, adventure, culture clash, benign alien, good versus evil, space and aliens, space opera, transformation, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, adventure, space wars, heroes, androids and robots, black hole, artificial intelligence, military, alien, genetic engineering ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 36K
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, humorous, exciting, feel good, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space exploration, outer space, alien, ex husband ex wife relationship, distant future, evil alien, sexual humor, space battle, spacecraft, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, spacecraft, outer space, space opera, adventure, alien encounter, captain, teleportation, escapades, alien planet, peaceful mission, intelligence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 9.0
 217K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, witty, futuristic, clever, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, adventure, escapades, smuggling, space and aliens, outer space, space wars, survival, outlaw, future dystopia, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the ...
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space and aliens, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, totalitarianism, heroic mission, power relations, evil empire, attack, master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, memory loss, outer space, female fighter, betrayal, danger, friendship, adventure, gunfight, disorder, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 75K
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 and aliens, space travel, parallel world, master villain, save the world, changing the past or future, military, cult, wormhole, alien planet, adventure ...
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: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, adventurer, changing the past or future, time traveler, family, heroic mission, righting the wronged, escapades, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: year 1982
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, bleak, clever, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, future dystopia, outer space, space and aliens, androids and robots, survivor, imaginary, obsessive quest, good versus evil, soldier, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: exciting, serious, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: astronaut, moon, adventure, a.i., androids and robots, space exploration, benign alien, man versus machine, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien encounter, adventure, teleportation, alien planet, escapades, adventurer, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Movie in collections
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: serious, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, survival, space and aliens, technology, fear, danger, adventure, team, confined, escapades ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, exciting, suspenseful, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, time travel, good versus evil, evil alien, changing the past or future, space wars, space and aliens, alien, adventure, spacecraft, alien invasion, race against time ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1930s, year 1939 ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 17K
Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
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, witty, futuristic, semi serious ...
Plot: outer space, adventure, space travel, danger, bounty hunter, track down, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, distant planet, chase, partners against crime ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 239
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, stylized, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, adventurer, androids and robots, teenager, government agency, young heroes, alien encounter, family, time travel, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, evil alien, getting home, outer space, hologram, alien encounter, adventure, teleportation, allies, trapped in space, time warp ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 256K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, serious, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, time travel, save the world, save the day, speed, superhuman speed, imaginary, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, save the world, good versus evil, future dystopia, alien, heroic mission, end of the world, supernatural ability, spacecraft, adventure, danger ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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