Movies and TV shows like The Orville

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The Orville (2017)
 8.0
 63K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, feel good, exciting, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space battle, space and aliens, adventure, spacecraft, space exploration, gay marriage, dark humor, alien, danger, evil alien, human in outer space, friendship, robot, social awkwardness, ex husband ex wife relationship, culture clash, sexual humor, camaraderie, space station, alien planet, moral dilemma, courage, alien creature ...
Time: future, distant future

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Most similar movies to The Orville

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, exciting, suspenseful and serious films and TV series with plots about outer space, space travel, spacecraft, danger, space and aliens, adventure and space opera mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Orville: Star Trek (1966), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek: Voyager (1995), Dark Matter (2015), Star Trek: Enterprise (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 77K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, intellectual, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, benign alien, space and aliens, adventure, star trek, heroic mission, captain, alien encounter, alien planet, escapades ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space opera, star trek, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, escapades ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space battle, outer space, star trek, getting home, teleportation, hologram, evil alien, alien encounter, allies, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 40K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, memory loss, space and aliens, time travel, survival, space opera, female fighter, distant planet, danger, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
60%
 7.3
 77K
Lost in Space (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, captivating, exciting, sincere, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: outer space, robot, spacecraft, alien planet, survival, lost, adventure, black hole, danger, family relations, alien creature, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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 ⇓
100%
 8.4
 34K
Red Dwarf (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.
Style: sitcom, stylized, witty, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, cat, hologram, outer space, slacker, friendship, adventurer, space and aliens, captain, androids and robots, escapades ...
Time: future, distant future, 2020s, 20th century, 2010s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 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 ⇓
67%
Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, outer space, androids and robots, space and aliens, space battle, apocalypse, heroes, battles, fictional war, rescue, female assassin ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.0
 251K
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 ⇓
40%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.6
 207K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, time travel, alien, good versus evil, space travel, adventure, save the day, space and aliens, benign alien, journey, heroes, danger ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2020s, 2010s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 21K
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%
 8.3
 38K
Final Space (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An astronaut named Gary and his planet-destroying sidekick Mooncake embark on serialized journeys through space in order to unlock the mystery of “Final Space,” the last point in the universe, if it actually does exist.
Style: exciting, feel good, light, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, spacecraft, alien, outer space, heroes, friendship, astronaut, team, space exploration, love and romance, robot, good versus evil ...
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%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Style: light, satirical, funny, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, benign alien, alien, spacecraft, hitchhiker, fantasy world, sarcasm, friends, buddies, intergalactic ...
Time: future
Place: madagascar, himalaya, norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 180K
Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, adventure, outer space, space battle, farce, woman in danger, princess, daring rescue, master villain, race against time, goofy hero ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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%
 8.5
 123K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: futuristic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, space wars, human in outer space, alien life-form, investigation, conspiracy, space opera, space station, space battle, space exploration ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.8
 290K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space opera, future dystopia, outer space, adventure, escapades, space wars, good versus evil, mechanic, space and aliens, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 8K
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%
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 ⇓
67%
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 7.9
 50K
Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, futuristic, twists and turns, humorous, light ...
Plot: scientist, hi-tech, secret place, small town, save the day, sheriff, experiment, small town life, technology, artificial intelligence, social relations, experimenting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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 ⇓
30%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
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, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, future dystopia, space battle, imaginary, obsessive quest, androids and robots, outer space, escapades, good versus evil, space and aliens, survivor ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 29K
Babylon 5 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, saga, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, space station, benign alien, adventure, time travel, good versus evil, space and aliens, alien, culture clash, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
100%
 5.4
 14K
Voyagers (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: With the human race's future at stake, a group of young men and women embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. But when they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they become helpless for pleasure, hunger, and power once ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, space and aliens, alien planet, space exploration, escapades, distant planet, space mission, society, friendship, expedition ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 5K
Earth 2 (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: space colony, space and aliens, battles, landing, imaginary, adventure, benign alien, escapades, heroes, adventurer, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%