Movies and TV shows like Defiance

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Defiance (2013)
 7.0
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Defiance (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Defiance is an American science fiction television show that takes place in the future on a radically transformed Earth containing new species arriving from space. In the show, Joshua Nolan works as the lawman for the town of Defiance, a community where humans and intelligent extraterrestrial species coexist. The show follows Nolan, his adopted alien daughter Irisa, and the town's new mayor Amanda Rosewater.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, futuristic, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, alien, interspecies romance, escapades, danger, enemy, survival, ex military, mayor, law enforcement, post apocalypse, humanoid alien, bounty hunter, garbage collector, vehicle, scavenger, alien invasion, killer robot, investigation, threat, space and aliens, imaginary, commander, future dystopia, injury ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Defiance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and futuristic films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, space and aliens, adventure, outer space, imaginary and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Defiance: Almost Human (2013), Altered Carbon (2018), Terra Nova (2011), Firefly (2002), Falling Skies (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Almost Human (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Almost Human is an American science fiction/crime drama on Fox. In 2048, the uncontrollable evolution of science and technology has caused crime rates to rise an astounding 400%. To combat this, the overwhelmed police force has implemented a new ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, partners, hi-tech, police detective, a.i., fighting crime, future dystopia, police partner, tough law enforcer, haunted by the past, androids, buddy cop ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 8.0
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Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: futuristic, exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, resistance fighter, virtual reality, twists & turns, adventure, artificial intelligence, consciousness, female nudity, multiple storylines, danger ...
Time: distant future, future
Place: san francisco
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60%
 6.8
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Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, post apocalypse, adventure, changing the past or future, survival, human existence, expedition, danger, extinction, sent to the past, scientist ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 9.0
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Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, captivating, futuristic, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, adventure, smuggling, friendship, captain, space wars, preacher, survival, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
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Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, heroic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, evil alien, alien invasion, resistance, ufo, space and aliens, vestiges of humanity, survival, worldwide chaos, alien encounter, apocalypse, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, tense, exciting, breathtaking, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, alien, spacecraft, star trek, space travel, adventure, alien species, friendship, space exploration, danger, human in outer space, fight scenes ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2020s, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: toronto ontario canada
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100%
 7.2
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Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, futuristic, witty ...
Plot: space travel, bounty hunter, outer space, adventure, space and aliens, imaginary, escapades, danger, distant planet, spacecraft, society, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
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Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, adventure, fate of humanity, society, chaos, escapades, worldwide chaos, post apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, nanotechnology ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 232K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, youth, young heroes, leadership, space station, survivor, rivalry, danger, fate of humanity, betrayal, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: The 10 webisodes, entitled "The Face of the Enemy," tell a story that takes place between seasons 4.0 and 4.5 of Battlestar and follow Lt. Gaeta when he is sent off in a Raptor with a handful of strangers and one of them mysteriously dies. ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, tense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, space and aliens, space opera, imaginary, adventure, race against time, isolation, confined, danger, spacecraft, survival, serial murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, human existence, outer space, space opera, human in outer space, fear, survival, technology, alien encounter, alien planet ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, spacecraft, outer space, fate of humanity, space wars, save the world, alien planet, benign alien, ancient mystery, good versus evil, evil alien, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Threshold (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Threshold was a science fiction drama television series that first aired on CBS in September 2005. Produced by Brannon Braga, David S. Goyer and David Heyman, the series focuses on a secret government project investigating the first contact with an ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: alien invasion, government conspiracy, evil alien, infected, top secret, alien encounter, human existence, encounter, hallucinations, dreams, contact, government facility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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100%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
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, human in outer space, adventure, outer space, space opera, couple relations, escapades, on the run, heroes, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998)
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, stylized, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space station, outer space, space and aliens, evil alien, adventure, fight, mind control, chaos, imaginary, good versus evil, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pandora (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2199, a young woman who has lost everything finds a new life at Earth's Space Training Academy where she learns to defend the galaxy from intergalactic threats.
Style: futuristic, captivating, atmospheric, colourful
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, hi-tech, clones, outer space, school, mystery, danger, friendship, death of parents, loss of parents, loss of parent, death of parent
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
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V (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Once again, Earth is the battleground. But now the aliens whose human guise hides their true reptilian natures are wiser. They believe the secret to their survival on Earth lies in the DNA of the newly born half-human, half-spaceling Starchild. But ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, alien, mercenary, alien encounter, dishonesty, adventure, conspiracy, chaos, ufo, secret agenda, resistance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
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Colony (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: occupation, space and aliens, rebellion, alien invasion, family in danger, evil alien, survival, parents and children, danger, resistance, family relations, colony ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.0
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Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, survival, post apocalypse, chaos, chaos and mayhem, vestiges of humanity, worldwide chaos, future dystopia, life is a bitch, escapades, partners ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Flash Gordon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: space opera, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure, danger, heroes, save the world, partners, space and aliens, state affairs, chases and races, space travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
 35K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, wormhole, space wars, alien race, lost, fugitives, escapades, heroes, alternate reality, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance is an online series that aims to fill in the gaps between seasons two and three of the Re-imagined Series. The webisodes can be viewed through the official web portal at Syfy.com. The webisode series was written ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resistance, space wars, trapped, recruit, invasion, adventure, space and aliens, betrayal, escapades, life is a bitch, danger, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, space and aliens, alien planet, teleportation, space battle, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, astronaut ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.8
 5K
Crusade (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, plague, space and aliens, space opera, telepathy, alien, space wars, cult, space station, cure ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Tomorrow People (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, young heroes, superhuman powers, telekinesis, psychic, supernatural, youth, telepathy, young people, good versus evil, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 25K
Caprica (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set 58 years before Battlestar Galactica, Caprica follows two rival families - the Graystones and the Adamas - as they grow, compete, and thrive in the vibrant world of the peaceful 12 Colonies, living in a society close to our own. Entangled in the ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, outer space, sacrifice, man versus machine, androids and robots, danger, escapades, family life, fate of humanity, alien planet, future dystopia, surgery ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, space opera, androids and robots, space wars, heroic mission, survival, adventure, escapades, human in outer space, betrayal, humanity, transformation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 13K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, futuristic, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space wars, alien, adventure, military, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, space battle, genetic engineering, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 2K
Extinct (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: 400 years after the extinction of the human race, a small group of humans are revived by an alien civilization. The colony of revived humans encounter struggles with the aliens who extinguished humankind centuries before, while trying to understand ...
Style: tense, disturbing, exciting, captivating, futuristic
Plot: alien, survival, humanity, vestiges of humanity, human existence, adventure, humanity in peril, struggle for survival, fate of humanity, human remains, against humanity, starting over ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, serious, tv series pilot, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, space travel, space wars, heroes, good versus evil, danger, space and aliens, heroic mission, political unrest, interracial relations, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%