Movies and TV shows like Babylon 5

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Babylon 5 (1994)
 8.3
 26K
Babylon 5 (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Babylon 5 is a five-mile long space station located in neutral space. Built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, it's goal is to maintain peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be worked out among duly appointed ambassadors. A council made up of representatives from the five major space-faring civilizations - the Earth Alliance, Minbari Federation, Centauri Republic, Narn Regime, and Vorlon Empire - work with the League of Non-Aligned Worlds to keep interstellar relations under control. Aside from its diplomatic function, Babylon 5 also serves as a military post for Earth and a port of call for travelers, traders, businessmen, criminals, and Rangers.
Style: serious, futuristic, bleak, suspense, philosophical, offbeat, gloomy, suspenseful, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space station, outer space, time travel, adventure, good versus evil, transformation, space and aliens, culture clash, benign alien, space opera, danger, commander, philosophy, spacecraft, space wars, friendship, alien, conflict, human existence, cult, supernatural ability, alien technology, moral ambiguity, fight scenes ...
Time: future, 23rd century

Most similar movies to Babylon 5

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films and TV series with plots about space and aliens, space travel, adventure, space opera, escapades, outer space and spacecraft mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Babylon 5: Crusade (1999), Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998), Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998), Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998), Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 4K
Crusade (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Crusade is an American spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynski's Babylon 5. Its plot is set in AD 2267, five years after the events of Babylon 5, and just after the movie A Call to Arms. The Drakh have released a nanovirus plague on Earth, ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, plague, spacecraft, space travel, alien, space opera, space and aliens, interracial relations, adventure, space wars, politics, cult ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan Ivanova discovers a derelict spaceship in hyperspace. They tow it back to Babylon 5, then strange things start happening. People are being telepathically taken over by aliens from another (third)space.
Style: futuristic, exciting, gloomy, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, outer space, space and aliens, evil alien, adventure, imaginary, space wars, escapades, chaos, good versus evil, mind control, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of Soul Hunters come to Babylon 5 demanding the return of something that was stolen from them.
Style: futuristic, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space station, outer space, supernatural, space travel, adventure, vengeance, benign alien, interracial relations, space and aliens, chaos and mayhem, escapades, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Londo Mollari, the Centauri Emperor, recounts the initial contact between the Humans and Minbari, which resulted in a major incident and subsequent war, for an eager pair of youngsters wanting a story about love and conflict.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, space wars, space travel, adventure, war, rivalry, save the world, space and aliens, heroic mission, state affairs, benign alien, imaginary ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The first installment of this Emmy award-winning series. A movie based at Babylon 5: a new space station built by Humans. The Vorlon ambassador, Kosh, has been poisoned. It is the new commanding officer's, Jeffrey Sinclair, responsibility to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tv series pilot, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space station, space wars, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, imaginary, space and aliens, interracial relations, state affairs, adventure, benign alien, rivalry ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, apocalypse, outer space, space and aliens, on the run, heroes, rescue, vengeance, torture, explosion ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, space travel, good versus evil, save the world, head of state, heroes, alien encounter, political unrest, chaos, benign alien, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 65K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, adventure, spacecraft, heroic mission, space wars, benign alien, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, intergalactic ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Babylon 5: The Lost Tales (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This latest installment of Babylon 5 is in two parts: the first, is about an entity that has possessed a worker. It wants to be exorcised but Col. Lochley prevents the priest & sends it & the host both back to Earth. The second is ...
Style: offbeat, bleak, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, culture clash, good versus evil, plague, time travel, anniversary, rivalry, clergy, chaos and mayhem, adventure, unfulfilled love, interracial relations ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369 - 2375. Unlike the other Star Trek TV shows, it takes place on a space station instead of a ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, space travel, outer space, commander, wormhole, cloning, culture clash, captain, teleportation, doctor, space opera, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, scientist, ancient mystery, evil alien, save the world, parallel world, fate of humanity, adventure, legends and myths, benign alien ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, offbeat, tv series pilot ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, chaos, supernatural, battles, space and aliens, space wars, escapades, chaos and mayhem, imaginary, heroic mission, master villain ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, evil alien, getting home, teleportation, hologram, alien encounter, allies, hopes, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 71K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, investigation, space and aliens, uncover truth, space wars, society, rivalry, space station, human in outer space, transformation ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space and aliens, adventure, outer space, on the run, escapades, couple relations, wormhole, human in outer space, danger, cult ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, clever, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, future dystopia, outer space, space and aliens, survivor, androids and robots, good versus evil, soldier, nuclear holocaust, obsessive quest, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered featuring a new ship, new characters and new missions, ...
Style: captivating, breathtaking, exciting, tense, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, space travel, outer space, spacecraft, star trek, adventure, alien species, friendship, danger, space opera, destiny, gunfight ...
Time: future
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, survival, outer space, fear, danger, team, adventure, trapped, technology, encounter ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 30K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, fugitives, wormhole, outer space, alien race, lost, alien encounter, obsessive quest, astronaut, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 23K
Caprica (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set 58 years before Battlestar Galactica, Caprica follows two rival families - the Graystones and the Adamas - as they grow, compete, and thrive in the vibrant world of the peaceful 12 Colonies, living in a society close to our own. Entangled in the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, sacrifice, man versus machine, androids and robots, escapades, fate of humanity, danger, family life, computer genius, outer space, alien planet, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, imaginary, adventure, leadership, political unrest, danger, distant planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
 3K
Blakes 7 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, cult, mind control, rebellion, intergalactic, heroic mission, space and aliens, rivalry, space travel, danger, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Star Trek Continues (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, spacecraft, heroes, teleportation, space travel, danger, laser, adventurer, intergalactic, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 17K
Dune (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, Italy
Duration: 292 min.
Story: A three part mini-series based on Frank Herbert's classic Science Fiction novel entailing politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, epic, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prophecy, space wars, telepathy, space travel, space and aliens, imaginary, battles, adventure, danger, distant planet, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, good versus evil, changing the past or future, space wars, evil alien, alien, space and aliens, adventure, chases and races, heroic mission, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, year 1939, 1930s ...
Place: egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 11K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett. It starred Kevin ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, black hole, alien, military, adventure, heroes, androids and robots, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry as part of the Star Trek franchise. The show is set in the nearby regions of the Milky Way galaxy, approximately during the 2360s and ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, captain, teleportation, alien planet, space opera, space exploration, adventure, alien encounter, escapades, intelligence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, space station, captain, commander ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.4
 77K
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, save the world, parallel world, wormhole, alien race, cult, megalomaniac, changing the past or future, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 40K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien, space wars, space and aliens, friendship, racism, survival, stranded, danger, survivor, future dystopia, war ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%