Movies and TV shows like Otherworld

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Otherworld (1985)
 7.3
 422
Otherworld (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Otherworld is an American science fiction series that aired for only eight episodes from January 26 to March 16, 1985 on CBS. It was created by Roderick Taylor as a sort of Lost in Space on Earth. Taylor gave himself a cameo role in each episode.
Style: offbeat, serious, suspenseful
Plot: distopia, kidnapping, fugitives, getting home, imaginary, escapades, parallel world, fish out of water, family relations, pyramid, alternate reality, androids, runaway, alternate dimension, advanced technology

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Most similar movies to Otherworld

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about escapades, imaginary, danger, heroes, adventure, rivalry and space and aliens mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Otherworld: Sliders (1995), The Time Tunnel (1966), The Lost Room (2006), Colony (2016), Power Rangers Dino Charge (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 17K
Sliders (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In his basement in San Francisco, boy-genius Quinn Mallory unlocks the doorway to an infinite number of Earths. During a test run, Quinn invites co-worker Wade Wells and his teacher Professor Maximillian Arturo to see his new invention. But an ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, alternate dimension, alternate reality, alien invasion, parallel worlds, experiment gone awry, portal, adventure, getting home, danger, escapades, survival ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, chases and races, hopes, failed attempt, sent to the future, righting the wronged, disorder, contact ...
Time: 1910s, near future, 1960s, year 1968, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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 ⇓
52%
 7.4
 30K
Colony (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: rebellion, space and aliens, alien invasion, occupation, evil alien, family in danger, survival, resistance, parents and children, danger, family relations, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Power Rangers Dino Charge (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: On prehistoric Earth, an alien entrusted powerful Energems to 10 dinosaurs, but when the dinosaurs went extinct, the Energems were lost. Now an intergalactic bounty hunter is determined to reclaim the Energems and destroy our planet. A new team of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: power rangers, space and aliens, superhero, heroic mission, danger, partners, imaginary, save the world, escapades, adventure, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the next tournament. Meanwhile, an exiled Shang Tsung attempts to thwart Lao's efforts ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, contests and competitions, imaginary, save the world, danger, master warrior, violence, magic, good versus evil, mortal combat, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Lost World (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World is a syndicated television series loosely based on the 1912 novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World. Premiered in the fall of 1999, it ran for three seasons before it was cancelled on a ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, expedition, dinosaur, time travel, stranded, lost world, adventure, adventurer, exploration, monster, danger ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Land of the Lost (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rick Marshall and his children Will and Holly were on a weekend expedition rafting trough a river when an enormous earthquake diverts them to an eclectic alien world inhabited by dinosaurs, chimpanzee-like cavemen called Pakuni, and aggressive, ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, parallel world, fish out of water, getting home, danger, anti heroes, adventurer, disorder, family, escapades, experiment gone awry ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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 ⇓
41%
 6.5
 388
Masked Rider (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Masked Rider is an American adaptation of the Japanese television series Kamen Rider Black RX, the ninth in a line of series in the popular Kamen Rider Series franchise. It was produced by Saban and aired on FOX part of the Fox Kids program block ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, space and aliens, benign alien, youth, rivalry, good versus evil, imaginary, heroes, morphing, alien, superhero
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 515
Timecop (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Timecop is an American science fiction television series. The show was broadcast on the ABC network and first aired in 1997. The series is based on the Timecop movie and the "Time Cop" feature which had appeared in the comic book series ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, danger, heroes, escapades, save the day, criminal heroes, imaginary, superhero, alternate reality
Time: 90s, year 2007, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Power Rangers Turbo (1997)
Genre: Action, Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Divatox has begun her invasion on Earth and the Power Rangers trade in their Zeo crystal powers for Turbo technology powers to combat this new threat.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, superhero, space and aliens, power rangers, danger, imaginary, adventure, rivalry, young heroes, escapades, rescue, save the world ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 115K
Iron Fist (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Danny Rand resurfaces 15 years after being presumed dead. Now, with the power of the Iron Fist, he seeks to reclaim his past and fulfill his destiny.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, super powers, superhuman powers, heroes, good versus evil, crimes, fighting crime, hand to hand combat, save the day, danger, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 613
Spooksville (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spooksville is an action/adventure live action TV series that aired on The Hub beginning October 26, 2013. The show was produced by Jane Startz, who also produced Tuck Everlasting and Ella Enchanted and was written for TV by James Krieg. The show ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, light, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, danger, friendship, youth, parallel world, escapades, rivalry, save the day, small town, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.1
 2K
Spellbinder (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Spellbinder is a fantasy teen drama/science fiction television series, produced by Film Australia & Telewizja Polska in association with the Australian Children's Television Foundation. The series is a 1995 serial of 26 episodes, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, teenager, danger, young heroes, friendship, rivalry, getting home, escapades, imaginary, youth, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Conan the Adventurer (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Conan: The Adventurer is an American television series created, developed, financed, distributed and produced by Max A. Keller and Micheline Keller from 1997 to 1998 and loosely based on the fantasy hero Conan the Barbarian. The TV show premiered on ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, magic, sword fight, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, obsessive quest, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hard Time on Planet Earth is an American science fiction series that aired on CBS as a midseason replacement in 1989. Airing for 13 episodes, the series starred Martin Kove and was created by Jim and John Thomas. Scheduled opposite NBC's ...
Style: serious, surreal, exciting, offbeat
Plot: warden, parole officer, alien, fish out of water, getting home, androids and robots, hopes, imaginary, misfit, disorder, rehabilitation, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Riese: Kingdom Falling (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Riese: Kingdom Falling is a science fiction-fantasy series which debuted online on November 2, 2009. The series is about a traveller named Riese, who flees across the wartorn lands of Eleysia with her wolf, Fenrir. Hunted by a terrifying religious ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: steampunk, save the kingdom, adventure, danger, escapades, on the road, rivalry, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, wolf, fantasy world, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Stargate Origins (2018)
Genre: Short, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Catherine Langford, the young woman who witnessed her father uncover the Stargate in Giza in 1928, as she embarks on an unexpected adventure to unlock the mystery of what lies beyond the Stargate in order to save Earth from unimaginable ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, twist ending, captivating ...
Plot: alien planet, teleportation, alien civilization, space travel, save the world, adventure, save the planet, rescue mission, mission, physicist, parallel universe, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Team Knight Rider (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Team Knight Rider is a syndicated television series that was adapted from the Knight Rider franchise and ran between 1997 and 1998. TKR was created by writer/producers Rick Copp and David A. Goodman, based on the original series created by Glen A. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: car, imaginary, chases and races, fighting crime, heroes, car chase, righting the wronged, crimes, crime, good versus evil, a.i., undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Land of the Giants (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Land of the Giants is an hour-long American science fiction television program lasting two seasons beginning on September 22, 1968, and ending on March 22, 1970. The show was created and produced by Irwin Allen. Land of the Giants was the fourth of ...
Style: clever, offbeat, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rescue, space and aliens, outer space, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, escapades, danger, deadly, on the run, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kingdom of Gladiators (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A king makes a pact with an ancient demon and after years of ruling his kingdom in peace, the demon has come to collect. Now a group of rival gladiators must fight for the survival of the kingdom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Plot: heroes, adventure, rivalry, battles, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, imaginary, save the princess, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, star trek, space battle, getting home, teleportation, hologram, evil alien, allies, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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 ⇓
31%
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, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, space and aliens, astronaut, adventure, a.i., fighting crime, save the world, adventurer, space travel, survival, imaginary, master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 2K
Logan's Run (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.
Style: futuristic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: chase, future dystopia, track down, adventure, danger, escapades, on the run, chases and races, androids and robots, secret place, chaos, survivor ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, archaeologist, dinosaur, heroes, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, rescue, misfit, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 312
Super Force (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Super Force is an action-adventure TV series about a former astronaut who uses an advanced combat suit and motorcycle to fight crime in the city of Metroplex during the year 2020. Among the features of the suit were enhanced strength and armament, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: secret identity, superhero, vigilante, motorcycle, astronaut, vigilantism, vengeance, superhuman powers, heroes, escapades, rivalry, fighting crime
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.3
 74K
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, futuristic, intellectual, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, star trek, benign alien, space and aliens, heroic mission, captain, alien planet, friendship, escapades ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Star Trek Continues (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The USS Enterprise's historic five-year mission continues with all new episodes of the original series. "Star Trek: Continues", a new Trek series, beams down with exciting adventures of the Federation's most heroic crew led by ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, adventurer, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, space travel, escapades, danger, rivalry, adventure, battleship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%