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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
 8.3
 41K
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, psychological, ironic, surreal
Plot: murder investigation, clue, time travel, unstoppable, partners, private detective, government agent, strange person, hallucination, super strength, destiny, gun violence, body count, murderer, bodyguard, murder, supernatural power
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, suspenseful and serious films and TV series with plots about time travel, escapades, danger, adventure, heroes, partners and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: Pushing Daisies (2007), Future Man (2017), People of Earth (2016), The Lost Room (2006), Doctor Who (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pushing Daisies (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, girls' night, teens
Plot: impossible love, loneliness, back from the dead, unfulfilled love, murder, death, dog, supernatural ability, partners, supernatural, private detective, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 20K
Future Man (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: light, feel good, humorous, captivating, absurd
Plot: time travel, dystopic future, murder, sent to the past, mission, chosen one, fantasy becomes reality, playing a video game, heroes, mad scientist, warrior, distopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
People of Earth (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, support group, skeptic, alien contact, journalist, society, small town, screwball, investigative journalist
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 29K
The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: riddles and clues, imaginary, obsessive quest, lost, alternate dimension, characters in danger, escapades, supernatural, peril, teleportation, investigator, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
100%
Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: satirical, ironic, humorous, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: god, fantasy world, job, partners, friendship, heaven, bureaucracy, talking to god, angel, belief in god, end of the world, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 12K
Frequency (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, investigation, police detective, father daughter relationship, danger, destiny, murder, ham radio, redemption, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: year 1996, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 9K
Journeyman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, reporter, couple relations, save the day, journalist, changing the past or future, escapades, hopes, righting the wronged, romance, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 30K
Doom Patrol (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: futuristic, psychological, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, androids and robots, outcast, superhero, tragedy, shrinking, wheelchair bound, talking robot, tragic event, villain, split personality, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 35K
Timeless (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team: a scientist, a soldier and a history professor, who must use the ...
Style: light, exciting, romantic, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, murder, ex military, fighting crime, female scientist, love, teacher, team, shooting, secret service, gang of outlaws ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever
Plot: private detective, investigation, who done it, mysterious character, partners against crime, police detective, riddles and clues, murder, mystery, whodunit, crimes, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 574K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, clever, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, private detective, adventure, steampunk, sherlock holmes, investigation, partners, prodigy, intelligence, hotshot hero, murder, master criminal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Time Tunnel (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, partners, escapades, changing the past or future, hopes, getting home, race against time, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 1910s, year 1968, 1960s, near future, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The League of S.T.E.A.M. (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: hunter, adventurer, creature, mona lisa, jules verne, old west, gnome, ghost, supernatural power, werewolf, steampunk, vampire ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 22K
Devs (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 409 min.
Story: Young computer engineer Lily Chan investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.
Style: complex, intellectual, exciting, thought provoking
Plot: murder investigation, hacker, cold blooded murder, conspiracy, seeing the future, virtual reality, fighting the system, end of the world, creator, one against many, kgb agent, russian spy ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, adventure, danger, life is a bitch, fantasy world, family, death, time travel, dysfunctional family, superheroine, fight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Amazing Stories (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
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: enigmatic, anthology, romantic, exciting, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien encounter, mystery, parents and children, imaginary, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, love and romance, life after death, time travel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Marvel's New Warriors (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: TV show Based on the Marvel comic book of the same name
Plot: superhero team, teenage superhero, super strength, teenager, superhero
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
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 ...
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Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.3
 483K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: exciting, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, death, plane crash, destiny, adventure, stranded, air disaster, human nature, danger, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.4
 10K
Terriers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, although it is portrayed as a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, private detective, private investigator, crimes, team, suspicion, teamwork, investigator, buddies, murder, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, semi serious, exciting, touching, tense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: astronaut, adventure, save the world, fighting crime, adventurer, a.i., good versus evil, space travel, survival, master villain, space and aliens, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Witches of Oz (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: The Witches of Oz follows the exploits of the grown Dorothy Gale, now a successful children's book author, as she moves from Kansas to present day New York City. Dorothy quickly learns that her popular books are based on repressed childhood ...
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, entertaining, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, escapades, danger, writer's life, wizard of oz, rivalry, childhood flashback, master villain, parallel world, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
The Ministry of Time (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A soldier from the 15th century, a university student from the 19th century and a nurse from the present join the secret 'Department of Time', a secret department within the Spanish government with the ability to travel through time. Their ...
Style: suspense, feel good, intense, light
Plot: time travel, altering history, soldier, adventure, partners, chase, inventor, destiny, escapades, disorder, time loop, time traveler ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 8.4
 4K
Danger 5 (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Set in a bizarre, 1960's inspired version of World War II, the action comedy series follows the finest group of spies the Allies have to offer on a mission to kill Adolf Hitler.
Style: surreal, humorous, stylized, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: spy, hitler, save the world, disorder, undercover, secret agents, nazism, parody, world war two, russian, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.2
 268K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher Saga.
Style: exciting, captivating, brutal, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: magic, mutant, monster, adventure, supernatural ability, imaginary, deadly creature, sorceress, mutation, supernatural, elf, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 5K
Drive (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Drive is an American action drama television series set against the backdrop of an illegal cross-country automobile road race, focusing on the willing and unwilling competitors and, as the plot develops, the unseen puppet masters who sponsor the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: car race, ex convict, mystery, blind ambition, contests and competitions, ambitious, partners, ambition, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 62K
Russian Doll (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Nadia keeps dying and reliving her 36th birthday party. She's trapped in a surreal time loop -- and staring down the barrel of her own mortality.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric, exciting, tense ...
Plot: time loop, death, lesbian, survival, partners, trapped, danger, character study, couples, fantasy world, strong female character, childhood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The 25th Reich (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1943, five US soldiers are recruited by the OSS for a time travel mission to save the world from the tyranny of Hitler's 25th Reich.
Style: exciting, humorous, psychotronic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, chaos, world war two, killer robot, military, soldier, military base, nazi, ufo, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, future, 1940s, 40s, year 1944 ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 10K
Airwolf (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Airwolf is an American television series that ran from 1984 until 1987. The program centers on a high-tech military helicopter, code named Airwolf, and its crew as they undertake various missions, many involving espionage, with a Cold War ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, spy, military, missing person, escapades, partners, undercover, dishonesty, intrigue, super weapon, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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