Movies and TV shows like Star Trek: The Next Generation

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Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
 8.6
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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 features a new crew and a new starship Enterprise.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, space opera, alien encounter, adventure, captain, teleportation, escapades, alien planet, peaceful mission, intelligence, star trek, space exploration, androids and robots, danger, liberal, identity crisis, alien species, investigation, alien technology, contact, alien, commander, doctor ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Star Trek: The Next Generation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, futuristic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about adventure, danger, space and aliens, space travel, spacecraft, outer space and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Star Trek: The Next Generation: Stargate: Atlantis (2004), Star Trek (1966), Star Trek: Enterprise (2001), Star Trek: Voyager (1995), Star Trek: First Contact (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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%
 8.3
 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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
63%
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Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, evil alien, space opera, time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, contact, space wars, inventor, obsession, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: En route to the honeymoon of William Riker to Deanna Troi on her home planet of Betazed, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise receives word from Starfleet that a coup has resulted in the installation of a new Romulan ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, bad ending, earnest ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, cloning, self sacrifice, assassination, telepathy, senate, adventure, teleportation, master villain, distant planet ...
Time: future
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
43%
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Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When an alien race and factions within Starfleet attempt to take over a planet that has "regenerative" properties, it falls upon Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise to defend the planet's people as well as the very ideals ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, based on cult tv series, earnest ...
Plot: space opera, alien, exploding ship, retribution, fighting the system, adventure, teleportation, patriotism, benign alien, rebelliousness, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, friendship, imaginary, power relations ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
42%
 8.0
 547K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, heroic mission, adventure, space and aliens, time travel, teleportation, imaginary, heroes, teamwork, space opera ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 75K
Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Terra Nova follows an ordinary family on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a daring experiment to save the human race. In the year 2149, the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped and overcrowded, with ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, danger, time travel, adventure, fate of humanity, survival, sent to the past, changing the past or future, vestiges of humanity, experiment, dinosaur, mistrust ...
Time: prehistoric times, 22nd century, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
39%
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
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, space wars, outer space, space opera, alien, culture clash, wormhole, teleportation, cloning, commander, captain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered featuring a new ship, new characters and new missions, ...
Style: breathtaking, tense, captivating, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, alien, star trek, alien species, outer space, adventure, danger, friendship, space exploration, human in outer space, fight scenes ...
Time: future
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.4
 62K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: captivating, futuristic, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, investigation, space wars, uncover truth, space and aliens, transformation, rivalry, society, gunfight, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.
Style: exciting, talky, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, man versus machine, space opera, outer space, artificial intelligence, teleportation, adventure, spacewalk, space station, wormhole, a.i. ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, outer space, apocalypse, space and aliens, on the run, survival, military, heroes, imaginary, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 4K
Crusade (1999)
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: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, plague, obsessive quest, adventure, cult, deadly virus, save the world, space wars, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
36%
 7.8
 1.0M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, space travel, adventure, benign alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, interracial relations, soldier, mysterious planet, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, warrior ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek Continues (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting
Plot: star trek, outer space, adventurer, adventure, heroic mission, space opera, spacecraft, space travel, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, escapades, human in outer space, couple relations, heroes, wormhole, on the run, master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ 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 ⇓
33%
 7.9
 12K
V (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, resistance, spacecraft, extraterrestrial, adventure, save the world, cover-up, alien encounter, heroic mission, danger, escapades, journalism ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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%
 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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, androids and robots, outer space, adventure, space wars, imaginary, anti heroes, outlaw, fugitives, misfit partners, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Admiral James T. Kirk is feeling old; the prospect of accompanying his old ship the Enterprise on a two week cadet cruise is not making him feel any younger. But the training cruise becomes a life or death struggle when Khan escapes from years of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, self sacrifice, midlife crisis, space opera, space travel, vengeance, outer space, cadet, radiation, good versus evil, adventure, teleportation ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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