Movies and TV shows like Battlestar Galactica

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Battlestar Galactica (2004)
 8.7
 140K
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, atmospheric, clever, bleak, serious, suspenseful, stylized, cliffhanger
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, apocalypse, outer space, space and aliens, on the run, heroes, vengeance, cancer, torture, genocide, prophecy, destiny, deception, totalitarianism, nuclear holocaust, nuclear, extinction, explosion, morality, survivor, guilt, escape, rescue ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Battlestar Galactica

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, futuristic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about outer space, danger, space travel, space and aliens, adventure, escapades and space wars mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Battlestar Galactica: Star Trek: Discovery (2017), Firefly (2002), Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004), Babylon 5 (1994), Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 9.0
 223K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, smuggling, adventure, escapades, friendship, survival, space and aliens, preacher, captain, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ 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 ⇓
100%
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 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 ...
Style: serious, futuristic, bleak, suspense, philosophical ...
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 ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, space and aliens, space wars, space opera, heroic mission, survival, adventure, escapades, human in outer space, betrayal, humanity, lesbian ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the initial Cylon attack against the Twelve Colonies fails to achieve complete extermination of human life as planned, twin Number Ones (Cavils) embedded on Galactica and Caprica must improvise to destroy the human survivors.
Style: clever, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, fighter pilot, androids and robots, space travel, survival, deadly, man versus machine, rivalry, human existence, battles, nuclear, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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%
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Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: epic, futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, androids and robots, space wars, space travel, space battle, danger, race against time, refugees, battles, rivalry, military, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, and his co-pilot isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, space opera, outer space, androids and robots, adventure, war, commander, military, danger, pilot, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
31%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, heroes, adventure, destiny, chaos, space and aliens, danger, space wars, hopes, chosen one, save the lady, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 1.3M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, futuristic, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, parallel world, heroic mission, end of the world, space and aliens, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, space exploration, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ 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 ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
50%
 7.5
 36K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, memory loss, betrayal, martial arts, danger, female fighter, survival, adventure, friendship, time travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
29%
 7.8
 170K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, danger, leadership, space station, betrayal, young heroes, rivalry, rebellion, against the rules, youth, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space travel, space opera, spacecraft, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, alien encounter, save the world, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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%
 7.9
 51K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, dark humor, exciting, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, space and aliens, alien, danger, spacecraft, sexual humor, distant future, space battle, evil alien, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When the 12 Colonies of Man are wiped out by a cybernetic race called the Cylons, Commander Adama and the crew of the battlestar Galactica lead a ragtag fleet of human survivors in search of a "mythical planet" called Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space opera, heroes, man versus machine, rivalry, ambition, against the odds, survival, space travel, danger, heroic mission, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
28%
 7.4
 6K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic, exciting
Plot: astronaut, moon, danger, space travel, survival, future dystopia, a.i., heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 448K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, mysterious character, evil alien, vestiges of humanity, disorder, danger, space and aliens, resistance, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, adventure, hitman, heroic mission, space and aliens, good versus evil, save the world, evil alien, danger, battles, save the planet, space wars ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: exciting, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: astronaut, escapades, heroic mission, future dystopia, adventure, master warrior, androids and robots, space and aliens, space wars, master villain, a.i., save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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