Movies and TV shows like Sanctuary

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Sanctuary (2008)
 7.3
 19K
Sanctuary (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of the beautiful, enigmatic and always surprising Dr. Helen Magnus, a brilliant scientist who holds the secrets of a clandestine population called Abnormals - a group of strange and sometimes terrifying beings that hide among humans. Magnus seeks to protect this threatened phenomena as well as unlock the mysteries behind their existence.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, offbeat, serious, canadian science fiction
Plot: supernatural, mutant, scientist, rescue, transformation, team, laboratory, research, mystery, experiment, crimes, crime, monster, vampire, protector, imaginary, fate of humanity, teleportation, psychiatrist, recruiting, female scientist, secret organization, werewolf, forensics, assistant ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s

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Most similar movies to Sanctuary

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, supernatural, imaginary, supernatural power, supernatural ability, escapades and heroes mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sanctuary: Warehouse 13 (2009), Torchwood (2006), Fringe (2008), Alphas (2011), Eureka (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 47K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After saving the life of the President, two secret service agents - Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer - find themselves assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13. The Warehouse is a massive, top secret facility that houses dangerous and fantastical ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, humorous, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, supernatural, legends and myths, riddles and clues, secret service, secret agents, partners, secret place, top secret, ancient mystery, undercover, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
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100%
 7.7
 39K
Torchwood (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. The series is a spin-off from the 2005 revival of the long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who. Torchwood follows the exploits of a small team of alien ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, supernatural, paranormal investigation, homosexual, heroic mission, alien, investigation, heroes, adventure, team, alien encounter, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.4
 221K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, scientist, special agents, fbi, experiment, investigation, creature, top secret, alternate dimension, danger, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.2
 28K
Alphas (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, experiment, superhuman powers, government agency, crimes, investigation, danger, psychic, mind control, enemy, government official, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.9
 48K
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: futuristic, clever, humorous, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: scientist, hi-tech, save the day, experiment, secret place, small town, small town life, technology, sheriff, artificial intelligence, science, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dresden Files (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Chicago-based wizard works as a private investigator.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: magic, magical, supernatural, wizards and magicians, investigation, private detective, wizards, imaginary, mystery, crimes, crime, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 109K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, monster, police detective, werewolf, life turned upside down, transformation, partners against crime, police investigation, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 29K
Lost Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Lost Girl focuses on the gorgeous and charismatic Bo, a supernatural being called a succubus who feeds on the energy of humans, sometimes with fatal results. Refusing to embrace her supernatural clan and its rigid hierarchy, Bo is a renegade who ...
Style: sexy, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, succubus, lgbt, seduction, private detective, supernatural ability, love triangle, crime, imaginary, victim, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 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: riddles and clues, alternate dimension, lost, escapades, characters in danger, imaginary, supernatural, obsessive quest, peril, investigator, danger, alternate reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 35K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, female protagonist, fbi, investigation, surprising revelation, danger, special agents, paranormal activity, small town life, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 80K
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, post apocalypse, time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, expedition, survival, human existence, danger, extinction, sent to the past, experiment ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 27K
Heroes Reborn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, save the world, danger, psychic, imaginary, heroes, time travel, changing the past or future, villain ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 4K
Mutant X (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mutant X is a science fiction television series that debuted on October 6, 2001. The show was created by Avi Arad, and it centers around Mutant X, a team of "New Mutants" who possess extraordinary powers as a result of genetic engineering. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, danger, rivalry, undercover ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 13K
Primeval (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When strange anomalies start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team must track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past and near future.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: dinosaur, experiment gone awry, monster, dangerous animal, ancient mystery, survival, danger, escapades, time travel, imaginary, chases and races, team ...
Time: 2010s, prehistory, future, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
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Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: immortality, law enforcement, investigation, supernatural, female detective, supernatural ability, laboratory, murder investigation, crimes, crime, friendship, immortal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Outer Limits (1963)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories. The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained ...
Style: serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, philosophical ...
Plot: science, save the world, mystery, supernatural ability, future dystopia, time travel, space travel, alien encounter, space wars, danger, space and aliens, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 229K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, save the world, psychic, teleportation, stopped time, heroes, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, villain ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 23K
Dominion (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Dominion is an epic supernatural drama set in the near future. Specifically, 25 years after "The Extinction War," when an army of lower angels, assembled by the archangel Gabriel, waged war against mankind. The archangel Michael, turning ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, fate of humanity, good versus evil, supernatural, chosen one, danger, soldier, save the world, survival, supernatural ability, future dystopia, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.3
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Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, sex scene, telepathy, supernatural, danger, love affair, supernatural ability, chases and races, survival, secret organization, imaginary, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, london, chicago illinois, mumbai india, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 200K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, investigation, paranormal investigation, special agents, fbi, paranormal activity, conspiracy, alien contact, top secret, mysterious place, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, trapped, adventure, investigation, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural power, surrealism, mystery, paranormal phenomena, deadly, german ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, futuristic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, supernatural, young heroes, psychic, youth, telekinesis, good versus evil, young people, telepathy, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 8K
The Listener (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Toby Logan is a highly skilled paramedic with a secret – he can read minds. Toby never really knew his parents and grew up in foster care, this coupled with his secret, which he shares with no one, has made him a bit of a loner. Until now, Toby ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: telepathy, supernatural power, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, investigation, save the day, psychic, haunted by the past, crimes, paramedic, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.2
 302K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, deadly creature, supernatural ability, sorceress, imaginary, dark fantasy, elf, one man army, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 16K
Bitten (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Elena Micheals thought she left the world of supernatural behind when she left Stonehaven behind 'for good this time' she thought. Until the night she got the mysterious call from her pack leader asking her to come back. So now she is ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, wolf, secret identity, double life, danger, imaginary, strong female character, self defense, mystery, blood, wolf pack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, new york, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Primeval: New World (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A North American spin-off of the hit U.K. television series, Primeval: New World follows a specialized team of animal experts and scientists that investigates the appearance of temporal anomalies and battles both prehistoric and futuristic creatures.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, imaginary, dangerous animal, escapades, danger, deadly creature, monster, time portal, sea monster, bird attack, babe scientist
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 393K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, monster, supernatural ability, ghost, demon, supernatural power, angel, deadly creature, brother brother relationship, evil, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s, year 1958 ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour is a Canadian/American original anthology horror-fantasy series, with episodes each half an hour long. The series is based on The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie, and the books The Haunting Hour ...
Style: anthology, serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary
Audience: kids, horror for children, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, fear, danger, escapades, evil force, monster, imaginary, mischievous children, youth, supernatural power, child in peril, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 2K
Tower Prep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ian Archer wakes up one morning to find himself at a mysterious academy for teens with special abilities. Unable to find answers to his questions from the school’s faculty and cut off from any kind of outside contact or means of escape, Ian forms ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, supernatural ability, high school hunk, mystery, youth, supernatural, investigation, social relations, isolation, teenager, suspicion, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 57K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, good versus evil, legends and myths, adventure, ghost, investigation, characters in danger, victim, escapades, investigator, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%