Movies and TV shows like First Born 1988

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First Born (1988)
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First Born (1988)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Edward Forester is a scientist with a godlike mission to improve the human race - but now desperately needs to undo his own creation.
Plot: scientist, gorilla, hybrid, monkey, genetics, deoxyribonucleic acid

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, futuristic and serious films and TV series with plots about scientist, danger, survival, society, escapades, alien and doctor mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like First Born: Doomwatch (1970), Chocky (1984), Better Than Us (2018), Quatermass (1979), Survivors (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Doomwatch (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Doomwatch is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC, which ran on BBC 1 between 1970 and 1972. The series was set in the then present-day, and dealt with a scientific government agency led by Doctor Spencer Quist, ...
Plot: doomsday, scientist, danger, virus, nature, technology, progress, experiment, genetics, death, working out, evolution
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Chocky (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 151 min.
TV show
Story: Chocky is a 1984 children's television drama based on the 1968 novel by John Wyndham and was broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom. Two sequels were produced. All were written by Anthony Read and produced by Thames Television. The series was ...
Plot: alien, imaginary friend, alien contact, telekinesis, boy, friendship
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60%
Better Than Us (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Moscow in a not so distant future where human beings share their daily lives with robots. Georgy, a forensic who has a robot assistant, suddenly finds himself caught up in the first murder committed by a new kind of experimental humanoid.
Style: futuristic, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, psychological
Plot: humanoid robot, human android relationship, sentient robot, robot human relationship, family relations, robot, scientist, danger, society, secret organization, androids and robots, androids ...
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56%
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Quatermass (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 204 min.
TV show
Story: After the mysterious destruction of the new space station, young people find themselves drawn to a stone circle in England, and other locations around Earth. They believe they'll be taken to a better place by a higher power. Only Professor ...
Plot: distopia, riot, british army, alien, scientist, stonehenge
Time: future
Place: england, london
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51%
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Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, tense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, deadly virus, plague, politician, survival, group of strangers, danger, scientist, chaos, ex convict, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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50%
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Superstorm (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany, France, Japan
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Superstorm is a three-part British docudrama miniseries written and directed by Julian Simpson, about a group of scientists that try to divert and weaken hurricanes using cloud seeding. Superstorm originally aired on BBC One for a period of three ...
Plot: hurricane, natural disaster, scientist, hurricane katrina, weather manipulation, storm, flooding, weather, vietnam war, cover up, cold war
Place: miami, new york
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46%
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Second Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: captivating, tense, futuristic, serious, exciting
Plot: superhuman, resurrection, genius, sheriff, reanimation, father son relationship, human experiment, scientist, second chance, investigation, secret, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
For All Mankind (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Explore an aspirational world where NASA and the space program remained a priority and a focal point of our hopes and dreams as told through the lives of NASA astronauts, engineers, and their families.
Style: disturbing, suspense, exciting, stylized, realistic
Plot: nasa, space race, moon, astronaut, space program, alternate reality, moon landing, historical event, rivalry, scientist, u.s. president, rocket ...
Time: year 1969, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Cold Lazarus (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Dennis Potter's last production for television, screened alongside Karaoke.
Style: futuristic
Plot: distopia, technology, scientist, decadence, decapitated head, virtual reality, cryogenics, female scientist, future dystopia, writers, evil corporation, laboratory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The War of the Worlds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy the prejudices of society and start a life together, all the while swerving the ongoing chaos of an alien invasion.
Style: apocalyptic, bleak, suspense, tense
Plot: alien invasion, end of the world, post apocalypse, alien attack, apocalypse, alien, alien race, ufo, survival, alien contact, surprise attack, fight ...
Time: edwardian era, 1900s, turn of the century, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: england
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Defying Gravity (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, UK, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Defying Gravity is a multi-nationally produced space travel television science fiction drama series which first aired on August 2, 2009 on ABC and CTV and was canceled in the autumn of 2009. Set in the year 2052, the series follows eight astronauts ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, astronaut, space and aliens, space mission, spacecraft, friends, couple relations, top secret, friendship, space exploration, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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
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40%
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Age Unknown (1991)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: A Swedish TV Mini-series directed by Richard Hobert.
Plot: experiment gone awry, explorer, doctor, human experiment, medical experiment, secret experiment, turtle, scientist
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Last Train (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Train is a British six-part post-apocalyptic television drama serial first broadcast on the ITV network in 1999. It has since been repeated on ITV2 in 1999/2001 and on numerous occasions on the UK Sci-Fi Channel. The serial was written by ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, top secret, tribe, vestiges of humanity, survival, future dystopia, chaos, group of strangers, passenger, danger, isolation, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: space colony, mysterious planet, survival, distant planet, expedition, human nature, society, chaos, isolation, hopes, danger, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
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Intergalactic (2021)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The story of fearless young cop and galactic pilot, Ash Harper, who has her glittering career ripped away from her after being wrongly convicted of a treasonous crime and exiled to a distant prison colony.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: women, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, fugitives, runaway, escaped prisoner, outer space, adventure, introspection, hijacker, team ...
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38%
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Class (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Coal Hill School has been a feature of Doctor Who since the first episode, but now we get to see the day-to-day adventures of the students coping with intrusions from space and time.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: time travel, doctor who, lifestyle, friendship, group of friends, mystery, time loop, teenage life, teenager, teenage protagonist, everyday life, time warp ...
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National Theatre Live: Frankenstein (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and ...
Style: gothic
Plot: frankenstein, monster, stage play, scientist, monster as victim, obsession, man with no name, ethics, live performance, adaptation, play, dog sled ...
Time: 1810s
Place: geneva switzerland, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Hot Zone (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 277 min.
TV show
Story: Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.
Style: suspenseful, rough, based on true events, macabre, stylized ...
Plot: virus, military, research, disease, infection, scientist, fear, female protagonist, death, laboratory, doctor, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., africa, texas, dallas texas, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Killed by Lightning (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: Russia, Netherlands, Switzerland
Duration: 65 min.
Story: An anthropologist investigates the origins of human evolution. She had suffered a mental trauma during her childhood when her father, a submarine captain, died during the war. This trauma periodically destabilizes her condition. The ghosts of a ...
Style: neorealism
Plot: anthropology, evolution, ape, subconscious, monkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
War of the Worlds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Set in contemporary Europe, the reimagining follows the pockets of humanity left on earth following an apocalyptic extra-terrestrial strike.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting ...
Plot: survival horror, post apocalypse, survival, scientist, end of the world, alien invasion, interracial relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, alien attack, alien abduction, love interest, bonding ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Years and Years (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if ...
Style: captivating, light, political, entertaining, feel good
Plot: family relations, political activism, political satire, society, politics, rebel, female politician, lgbt, lifestyle, political campaign, social relations, political candidate ...
Time: near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: london, manchester england, manchester
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34%
The Terrornauts (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A group of scientists are kidnapped and taken to an outer space outpost in order to save Earth from destruction.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: scientist, spacecraft, kidnapping, robot, outer space
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Teresa Raquin (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: In order to be together, lovers Therese and Laurent plot to kill Therese's husband, Camille, but find themselves haunted by their deeds and Madame Raquin's silent judgment.
Plot: destiny, adultery, murder
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Humans (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: thought provoking, serious, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, technology, artificial intelligence, human nature, society, inventions and discoveries, robot human relationship, parallel world, robot, friendship, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 13K
The Prisoner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: spy, prison, gadget, mind control, research, scientist, convict, interrogation, experiment, government facility, anger, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Oliver Twist (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens.
Plot: charles dickens, child, children
Time: 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Close to the Enemy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a bomb damaged London hotel during the aftermath of World War II, Close to the Enemy is a thriller that follows British intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson. His last task for the Army is to ensure that Dieter, a captured German ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: scientist, military officer, world war two, war crime, brother brother relationship, african american, adultery, father daughter relationship, american abroad, investigator, politician, military base ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Body & Soul (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A nun, played by Kristin Scott Thomas, leaves the convent temporarily to help save her family knitting mill from bankruptcy following the death of her brother. Outside the convent she becomes a fairly shrewd businesswoman and feels attracted to one ...
Plot: nun, convent, female nudity, mirror, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Henderson Monster (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small town becomes gripped by an ethical debate when the community discover a moody, egotistical scientist is experimenting with DNA and the creation of new life.
Plot: mad scientist, doctor, dna testing, research, small town, monster, mutant, scientist, college, genetics, experiment, deoxyribonucleic acid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%