Movies and TV shows like Second Chance

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Second Chance (2016)
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Second Chance
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A disgraced, 75-year-old ex-sheriff, whose life ends at the hands of corrupt cops, is brought back to life and given a second chance by a pair of young tech scientists, as a 35-year-old with unpredictable near-superhuman abilities.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, serious, futuristic
Plot: sheriff, resurrection, investigation, reanimation, human experiment, father son relationship, superhuman, brother sister relationship, vengeance, friendship, secret, second chance, fbi agent, scientist, genius, gunfight, justice, parent child relationship, police procedural, brain transplant
Time: future
Place: usa
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The Expanse
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, Canada
60 min.
 8.4
Firefly
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA
44 min.
 9.0
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Most similar movies to Second Chance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, tense, captivating and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, friendship, investigation, imaginary, supernatural, family relations and adventure mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Second Chance: Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018), Humans (2015), SGU Stargate Universe (2009), Defiance (2013), The Expanse (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Marvel's Cloak & Dagger
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Two teenagers from very different backgrounds awaken to newly acquired superpowers which mysteriously link them to one another.
Style: captivating, bleak, tense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, super strength, youth, supernatural, superheroine, friendship, teleportation, teenager, danger, investigation, romancing partners, justice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.0
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Humans
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.
Style: serious, stylized, tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, human nature, betrayal, suburbs, technology, runaway, family, friendship, investigation, society, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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SGU Stargate Universe
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, danger, team, survival, outer space, adventure, technology, trapped, alien technology, lost, confined ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   65%
 
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 7.0
 37K
Defiance
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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 ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, alien, interspecies romance, danger, escapades, investigation, enemy, force field, vehicle, humanoid alien, survival, threat ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   71%
 
 8.4
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The Expanse
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, exciting, tense, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, human in outer space, investigation, space wars, friendship, spacecraft, transformation, dialogue, society, alien, rivalry ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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System:   76%
    User:   78%
 
 7.2
 14K
Believe
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Believe is about an unlikely relationship between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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    User:   64%
 
 8.2
 84K
Altered Carbon
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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The Tomorrow People
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teleportation, young heroes, youth, friendship, danger, rivalry, track down, chases and races, escapades, mind control, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   55%
 
 6.8
 50K
V
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien encounter, evil alien, heroes, ufo, human versus alien, dishonesty, special agents, investigation, resistance, fbi, danger, uncover truth ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   57%
 
 6.6
 22K
Extant
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: mystery, androids and robots, scientist, astronaut, woman in danger, alien, family relations, fate of humanity, fear, a.i., parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
Star Trek: Discovery
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: tense, breathtaking, captivating, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, star trek, alien, space travel, alien species, space exploration, outer space, danger, adventure, friendship, fight scenes, human in outer space ...
Time: future
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   48%
 
 7.3
 26K
Alphas
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, government agency, investigation, danger, crimes, mind control, experiment, enemy, violence, mentor, heroes, fellow agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
 7.0
 18K
Intelligence
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, heroes, computers and web, life risking, hi-tech, espionage, secret agents, inventions and discoveries, fellow agent, friendship, working undercover, computer system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
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Ascension
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 231 min.
Story: In this three-part miniseries, a young woman's murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no return.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, talky, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space station, survival, space opera, technology, science, murder mystery, twists & turns, secrets, investigation, social differences, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
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System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
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The Crossing
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Refugees from a war-torn country start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. Only the country these people are from is America and the war they are fleeing is 250 years in the future. The local sheriff with a past, a federal agent and a ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspense, tense, non-linear
Plot: time travel, runaway, conspiracy, manhunt, super strength, police, adaptation, society, dialogue, danger, investigation, weapons ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
 7.6
 7K
Outsiders
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A struggle for power and control set in the rugged and mysterious hills of Appalachia, "Outsiders" tells the story of the Farrell clan, a family of outsiders who've been in these parts since before anyone can remember. Living off the ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: off the grid, crimes, friendship, lifestyle, society, hand to hand combat, family, sheriff, brutality, chase, life is a bitch, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
 7.6
 215K
Heroes
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, villain, supernatural ability, heroic mission, danger, hopes, changing the past or future, family relations, brother brother relationship, friendship, save the world, serial killer ...
Time: 2000s, future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
 9.0
 217K
Firefly
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, buddy comedy, light, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, escapades, spacecraft, space travel, friendship, smuggling, outlaw, cargo, mysterious past, captain, preacher, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   41%
 
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Forever
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: immortality, supernatural, curse, police partner, buddies, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, medical examination, secret, police, female detective ...
Time: 21st century, 18th century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
The Walking Dead
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: bleak, tense, captivating, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie apocalypse, death, walking dead, supernatural, survivor, killings, future dystopia, blood splatter, characters in danger, gory, undead ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
 7.3
 8K
Containment
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An epidemic breaks out in Atlanta leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. This is the story of loved ones torn apart, and how the society that grows inside the quarantine reveals both the devolution ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, epidemic, virus, doctor, police officer, conspiracy theory, twists & turns, secret, tragic event, society, death, blood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
 7.9
 43K
Eureka
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal ...
Style: clever, light, futuristic, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: sheriff, small town, save the day, secret place, experiment, scientist, experiment gone awry, genius, friendship, prodigy, hi-tech, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
 8.9
 304K
Westworld
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., artificial intelligence, robot, technology gone awry, imaginary, murder, human android relationship, malfunction, man versus machine, gunfight, brutality, fantasy world ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
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 7.4
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Resurrection
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, touching, tense ...
Plot: mystery, uncover truth, supernatural, resurrection, investigation, miraculous event, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, nobody believes, sheriff, surprising revelation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
 7.4
 164K
K-PAX
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: clever, psychological, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: alien, psychiatrist, hospital, science, mystery, patient, imagination, benign alien, mental institution, aliens, psychiatry, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, future
Place: new york, usa, greenland, grand central station manhattan new york city, albuquerque new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
 6.3
 20K
The Last Mimzy
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys, and soon their parents and even their teacher are drawn into a strange new world – and find a task ahead of them that is far more important than any of them ...
Style: touching, serious, fairy tale, futuristic, cerebral ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, family, children, adventure, toys, magic, science, genetics, teacher, supernatural ability, storytelling, alien ...
Time: future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
 7.6
 8K
Survivors
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, tense, stylized, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, danger, group of strangers, survival, virus, chaos, ex convict, politician, scientist, doctor, human nature, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
 7.2
 42K
Lost in Space
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, sincere, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: robot, family, alien planet, spacecraft, friendship, crash landing, lost, alien creature, youth, danger, outer space, family relations ...
Time: future
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 

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Silver Spoon
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Forced to become an apprentice cop, cocky playboy Igor finds he's got a knack for police work. But his job soon takes him down a dark personal path.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: police, danger, dishonesty, colleague colleague relationship, redemption, adaptation, fight scenes, hopes, crimes, murder, revenge, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
Childhood's End
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: serious, suspenseful, philosophical, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, adaptation, utopia, technology, humanity in peril, creativity, danger, twists & turns, spacecraft, world domination, humanity, storytelling ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
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