Movies and TV shows like Doctor Who 1963

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Doctor Who (1963)
 8.4
 35K
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 Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Along with a succession of companions, the Doctor faces a variety of foes while working to save civilisations, help ordinary people, and right wrongs. The show has received recognition as one of Britain's finest television programmes, winning the 2006 British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series and five consecutive awards at the National Television Awards during Russell T Davies's tenure as Executive Producer. In 2011, Matt Smith became the first Doctor to be nominated for a BAFTA Television Award for Best Actor. In 2013, the Peabody Awards honoured Doctor Who with an Institutional Peabody "for evolving with technology and the times like nothing else in the known television universe." The programme is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running science fiction television show in the world and as the "most successful" science fiction series of all time—based on its over-all broadcast ratings, DVD and book sales, and iTunes traffic. During its original run, it was recognised for its imaginative stories, creative low-budget special effects, and pioneering use of electronic music.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, futuristic, serious, cliffhanger
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, benign alien, adventure, escapades, evil alien, earth, good versus evil, race against time, doctor who, time traveler, time machine, companion, human alien, heroic mission, monster, heroes, exile, weirdo, gadget, alien, student, space and aliens, scientist, running, villain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, arizona

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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 escapades, danger, adventure, heroes, imaginary, time travel and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Doctor Who: Torchwood (2006), Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965), Star Trek (1966), The Tripods (1984), The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.6
 195K
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 ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, time travel, alien, adventure, good versus evil, space and aliens, save the day, heroes, adventurer, escapades, journey, space travel ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, 2020s
Place: london
⇓ 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, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, homosexual, supernatural, paranormal investigation, heroic mission, investigation, adventure, heroes, team, alien encounter, save the world, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, stylized, futuristic, semi serious ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, spacecraft, evil alien, space and aliens, danger, benign alien, imaginary, alien encounter, space travel, teleportation ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 32 min.
Story: An Earth Man and his alien friend escape an exploding Earth, and set forth on an odd adventure across the universe with a known fugitive. Based on the book by Douglas Adams, the dialog follows the book closely. This was originally a 6-part series ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, offbeat, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: ufo, imaginary, benign alien, adventure, space travel, outer space, alien, satire, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, mysterious planet ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.3
 71K
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, spacecraft, adventure, space and aliens, benign alien, heroic mission, star trek, alien planet, captain, alien encounter, space wars ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: mind control, space and aliens, human spirit, rebelliousness, good versus evil, evil alien, adventure, alien encounter, youth, escapades, young heroes, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: young heroes, alien, adventure, save the world, escapades, genetic engineering, heroic mission, danger, extraterrestrial, supernatural, friendship, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 12K
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, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space wars, space travel, alien, adventure, military, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, genetic engineering, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.3
 7K
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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: astronaut, space exploration, moon, survival, space travel, ufo, adventure, save the world, space and aliens, heroic mission, alien encounter, future dystopia ...
Time: future, year 1999, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 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, danger, race against time, changing the past or future, escapades, young heroes, obsessive quest, family, world war one, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: year 1982, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, danger, escapades, rescue, save the world, regeneration, fantasy world ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.4
 82K
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, alien planet, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, alien race, save the world, wormhole, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space and aliens, adventure, space opera, escapades, couple relations, outer space, human in outer space, on the run, rescue, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Prehistoric Park (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A BBC miniseries about Nigel Marvin's quest to bring the extinct dinosaurs through time to Prehistoric Park.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, colourful, educational
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, dangerous animal, animal life, escapades, imaginary, adventure, experiment gone awry, extinction, danger, giant, computer animation ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 295
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, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, androids and robots, teenage life, heroes, family, escapades, young heroes, government agency, parallel world, time travel, chaos, dog ...
Time: future, near future
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
 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, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, partners, danger, adventure, space and aliens, race against time, bounty hunter, chases and races, space travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, imaginary, good versus evil, legends and myths, friendship, escapades, adventure, rivalry, disorder, fish out of water, family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Primeval: New World (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A North American spin-off of the hit U.K. television series, Primeval: New World follows a specialized team of animal experts and scientists that investigates the appearance of temporal anomalies and battles both prehistoric and futuristic creatures.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, imaginary, dangerous animal, escapades, danger, deadly creature, monster, time portal, sea monster, bird attack, babe scientist
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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 ⇓
26%
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, space and aliens, changing the past or future, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, save the world, supernatural ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, russia, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, rebellion, fighting the system, good versus evil, totalitarianism, space wars, rebelliousness, heroic mission, cult, mind control ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Power Rangers Wild Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Netherlands, Japan, France
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Power Rangers Wild Force takes place in a city known as Turtle Lake, where evil creatures of the past called The Orgs have returned from their long slumber to cause havoc on earth! As The Orgs return, Princess Shayla of the floating sky island, ...
Style: exciting, serious, mecha, super sentai
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, power rangers, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, danger, rescue, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, heroes, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 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, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: space colony, benign alien, adventure, danger, chases and races, escapades, space and aliens, alien encounter, time travel, space travel, frame up, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, astronaut, changing the past or future, save the world, nasa, post apocalypse, space and aliens, heroic mission, race against time, danger, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Galactica 1980 (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Galactica 1980 is a science fiction television series, and a spin-off from the original Battlestar Galactica television series. It was first broadcast on the ABC network in the United States from January 27 to May 4, 1980. It was later shown in ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, saga
Plot: invisibility, androids and robots, escapades, save the world, adventure, man versus machine, changing the past or future, imaginary, space and aliens, danger, heroes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 300K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural power, heroes, good versus evil, speed, time travel, adventure, secret identity, save the world, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Crusade in Jeans (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dolf a 15 year old boy is sent back in time by a timemachine. Accidentally he is sent back to the Middle Ages. He is rescued by children who are part of a childrens' crusade, on their way to rescue Jeruzalem. During the trip Dolf finds out the ...
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, young heroes, rescue, race against time, escapades, youth, imaginary, rivalry, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
V: The Final Battle (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
Story: A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerrilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, resistance, apocalypse, adventure, evil alien, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, alien encounter, heroes, chaos, alien invasion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Jason of Star Command (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jason of Star Command is a live action television series by Filmation which ran between 1978 and 1981. The show revolved around the exploits of space adventurer Jason and his colleagues, including Professor E.J. Parsafoot and the pocket robot ...
Style: serious, exciting
Plot: outer space, escapades, imaginary, secret movement, asteroids and comets, battles, intergalactic, injustice, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, legends and myths ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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