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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
 8.3
 45K
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric “holistic” detective Dirk Gently and his reluctant assistant Todd. An adaptation of Douglas Adams’ wildly successful comic novels.
Style: intellectual, ironic, captivating, psychological, surreal
Plot: murder investigation, clue, time travel, unstoppable, private detective, partners, strange person, government agent, hallucination, super strength, destiny, gun violence, body count, murderer, bodyguard, murder, supernatural power
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspenseful, exciting and suspense films and TV series with plots about time travel, danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, investigation and mystery mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: Pushing Daisies (2007), People of Earth (2016), Future Man (2017), Doctor Who (1996), The Umbrella Academy (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pushing Daisies (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, surreal, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: impossible love, loneliness, back from the dead, unfulfilled love, murder, death, dog, supernatural ability, private detective, partners, supernatural, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
People of Earth (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien abductees to write about the members' supposed encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, the more he realizes there is truth in their stories and possibly ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, ironic, satirical
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien abduction, support group, skeptic, alien contact, journalist, screwball, society, small town, investigative journalist
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 22K
Future Man (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Josh Futturman, a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night, is tasked with preventing the extinction of humanity after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, absurd
Plot: time travel, gamer, sent to the past, murder, dystopic future, mission, warrior, distopia, fantasy becomes reality, genetic engineering, future dystopia, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, time traveler, time travel, adventure, netflix, danger, team, fight, family, fantasy world, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.
Style: ironic, humorous, satirical, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: god, fantasy world, friendship, job, partners, end of the world, topical humor, talking to god, angel, heaven, office, belief in god ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 37K
Doom Patrol (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, superhero, outcast, androids and robots, tragedy, talking robot, tragic event, villain, misfit, cyborgs, split personality, wheelchair bound ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 30K
The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, serious
Plot: lost, riddles and clues, alternate dimension, escapades, characters in danger, imaginary, obsessive quest, peril, supernatural, teleportation, investigator, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.7
 3K
Dirk Gently (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Dirk Gently is a British comedy detective drama TV series based on characters from the Dirk Gently novels by Douglas Adams. The series was created by Howard Overman and stars Stephen Mangan as holistic detective Dirk Gently and Darren Boyd as his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Plot: private detective, time travel, investigation, mystery, investigator, imaginary, danger, friendship, unconventional method, disorder, riddles and clues, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The League of S.T.E.A.M. (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The League of S.T.E.A.M. (Supernatural and Troublesome Ectoplasmic Apparition Management) is an organization comprised of Inventors, Scientists, Adventurers, Craftsmen, Monster and Creature Hunters, and Paranormal Researchers.
Plot: steampunk, supernatural power, inventor, adventurer, creature, werewolf, troll, ghost, paranormal phenomena, hunter, monster, old west ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 507K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, stranded on an island, plane crash, death, lost, adventure, mysterious place, human nature, destiny, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 9K
Journeyman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This mystery-drama revolves around a newspaper reporter named Dan Vasser who suddenly begins to travel through time to change the lives of those around him. When his travels reunite him with his long-lost fiancée Livia, life with his present-day ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, reporter, save the day, couple relations, journalist, changing the past or future, hopes, escapades, righting the wronged, investigation, romance ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.
Style: ironic, captivating, suspense, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, crossdressing, danger, life is a bitch, children, adventure, cross dressing, baby, cynicism, storytelling, escapades, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 13K
Frequency (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense
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Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 741
Alice (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: It’s the year 2050 and time travel exists thanks to Alice, the mechanism through which the intriguing practice is made possible. But a rumor based on a prophecy beings to spread about time travel coming to an end. When You Min Hyuk and Yoon Tae Yi ...
Style: captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, suspenseful ...
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Time: future, 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Time Traveling Bong (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jeff and Sharee were caught in a rut – until they happened upon a bong capable of transporting them to any time or place. Now, they're on a kush-fueled adventure through some of the biggest events in history.
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, absurd, psychedelic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever
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Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Time Tunnel (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Time Tunnel is a 1966–1967 U.S. color science fiction TV series, written around a theme of time travel adventure. The show was creator-producer Irwin Allen's third science fiction television series, released by 20th Century Fox and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, homoerotic
Plot: time travel, time machine, fish out of water, titanic, portal, changing the past or future, race against time, experiment gone awry, cult, contact, disorder, failed attempt ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 9.1
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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TV show
Story: The mercurial villain Loki resumes his role as the God of Mischief following the events of "Avengers: Endgame".
Style: stylized, confusing, exciting, non-linear, captivating ...
Plot: norse mythology, super villain, god, supernatural power, evil alien, magical power, alien, superhuman powers, sorcerer, super powers, space travel, time traveler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Queen of Mystery (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Yoo Seol-Ok liked mystery novels and wanted to become a detective, but she gave up her dream after marrying. Now, she is a housewife with a husband who works as a prosecutor. She meets Ha Wan-Seung. He is a passionate detective and they decide to ...
Style: exciting, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, assistant, riddles and clues, talented, killings, crimes, police inspector, peril, good versus evil, adventure, murder mystery, partner ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Dead Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Dead Zone, aka Stephen King's Dead Zone was an American-Canadian science fiction/suspense series starring Anthony Michael Hall as Johnny Smith, who discovers he has developed psychic abilities after a coma. The show, credited as "based ...
Style: serious, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychic power, psychic, supernatural ability, time travel, changing the past or future, friendship, supernatural power, supernatural, sheriff, life changing experience, destiny, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Agatha Raisin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Burnt out on office politics, Agatha Raisin retires early to a picturesque village in the Cotswolds and soon finds a second career as an amateur detective investigating mischief, mayhem, and murder in her deceptively quaint town.
Style: captivating, witty, feel good, emotional, ironic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Amazing Stories (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Each episode transports the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers. A reimagining of the original anthology series by Steven Spielberg.
Style: romantic, enigmatic, anthology, exciting, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary, alien encounter, parents and children, time travel, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, life after death, love and romance
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Falling Water (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of three unrelated people, who slowly realize that they are dreaming separate parts of a single common dream.
Style: intellectual, psychological, suspense, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: subconscious, supernatural, missing child, dreams, alternate reality, puzzle, disorder, imagination, psychological trauma, fantasy world, sect, sick mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 6K
Relic Hunter (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Relic Hunter is an anglophone Canadian television series, starring Tia Carrere and Christien Anholt. Actress Lindy Booth also starred for the first two seasons; Tanja Reichert replaced her for the third. It was inspired by the success of the video ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: artifact, treasure hunt, relic, archaeologist, escapades, martial arts, adventurer, heroes, treasure, woman, museum, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, feel good, captivating, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, friendship, escapades, adventure, rivalry, heroes, family, disorder ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.
Style: feel good, ironic, captivating, witty, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, investigation, female detective, partners, eccentricity, mystery, adventure, unconventional method, murder mystery, british police
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Flight Attendant (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Flight attendant Cassandra Bowden wakes in her hotel room hungover from the night before in Dubai with a dead body lying next to her. Afraid to call the police, she continues her morning as if nothing happened. In New York, she is met by FBI agents ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: stewardess, fbi, murder, flight attendant, female protagonist, murder investigation, fbi investigation, workplace, escapades, society, post traumatic stress disorder, memory loss ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 452
Deadpool (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Deadpool is hired and smitten by the enigmatically psychotic Typhoid Mary. But who is his target?
Style: captivating, light, feel good, exciting, humorous
Plot: super villain, superhero, humour, deadly, male protagonist, heroes, adult humor, danger, crimes, chase, absurd humor, lone hero ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century is an American science fiction adventure television series produced by Universal Studios. The series ran for two seasons between 1979–1981, and the feature-length pilot episode for the series was released as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, touching, tense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, good versus evil, time travel, astronaut, space travel, survival, save the world, adventurer, fighting crime, a.i., adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%