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List of the best shows and series like Alpha (2018): Catch-22, Falling Skies, Revolution, The Odyssey, The Umbrella Academy, Stargate Atlantis, The Outpost, The Pacific, Krypton, Terra Nova.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersSoldier, Pilots
PlotWar, Friendship, Death, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceAircraft
TimeWorld War II
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Short, Fascinating, Makes me think

Pianosa Island, Italy, World War II. Bombardier John Yossarian tries to fulfill his duty, maintain sanity and return home as soon as possible, but incompetence and bureaucracy constantly stand in his way.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, Military, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Alien invasion, Adventures, Shootouts
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular

Falling Skies opens in the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back. Each day is a test of survival as citizen soldiers work to protect the people in their care while also engaging in an insurgency campaign against the occupying alien force.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Travel, Adventures
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular, Twisted plot

Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, Germany, USA, Turkey, South Africa
Duration02:56
CharactersMonsters, Horses, Heroes
PlotTravel, Adventures, Fate
PlaceSea
StyleSpectacular

The Odyssey is a 1997 American fantasy–adventure television miniseries and Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated. Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, the miniseries aired in two-parts beginning on May 18, 1997 on NBC. The series later won the award for "Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special". The series is based on the ancient Greek epic poem, The Odyssey, which is usually attributed to Homer. It was filmed in Malta and Turkey, as well as many other places around the Mediterranean, where the story takes place, plus parts of England. The international all-star cast includes Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Irene Pappas, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Lee, and Vanessa L. Williams.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Gays, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Death, Adventures, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Action, Fascinating

A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersHeroes, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Adventures, Technology, Mystery
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

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 contact Earth, but their explorations unexpectedly reawaken the Ancients' deadly enemies, The Wraith, who hunger for this new prey. Now with the help of newfound local allies like Teyla Emmagan, the Atlantis Team sets about to uncover their new home's secrets even as their war of survival against the Wraith begins.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
CharactersWitches
PlotRevenge, Magic, Travel
PlaceSmall towns
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular

Talon, the lone survivor of a race called the Blackbloods, sets off to the edge of civilisation to track her family's killers. On her journey she discovers she has supernatural powers which she must learn to harness in order to achieve her goals.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration09:00
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Death, Self-sacrifice
PlaceJapan
StyleBased on real events

Track the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. A companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:06
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Superman, Heroes
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts, Adventures, Fate, Uprising
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersDinosaurs, Monsters, Scientists
PlotTime travel, Survival, Adventures, Expeditions
TimePost-apocalypse, Future, Prehistoric times
StyleSpectacular

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 the majority of plant and animal life extinct. The future of mankind is in jeopardy, and its only hope for survival is in the distant past.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersAliens
PlotSurvival, Adventures
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular

400 years after the extinction of the human race, a small group of humans are revived by an alien civilization. The colony of revived humans encounter struggles with the aliens who extinguished humankind centuries before, while trying to understand and get along with the mysterious aliens who revived them.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, adventure, western, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration04:34
CharactersFriends, Businessmen, Gold miners
PlotSurvival, Adventures, Intrigue
Time19th century
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Action, By books

The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our heroes in a land full of undiscovered wealth, but ravaged by harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous characters including greedy businessmen, seductive courtesans and native tribes witnessing the destruction of their people and land by opportunistic entrepreneurs.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:20
CharactersAngels
PlotSupernatural, Adventures, Harassment

Fallen is a 2006 ABC Family mini-series starring Paul Wesley as Aaron Corbett, an high school student who begins exhibiting strange abilities on his 18th birthday.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMonsters, Heroes
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Death, Adventures, Fate
PlaceIslands, Airplanes, Uninhabited island
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:45
CharactersKings, Vikings, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventures, Intrigue, Sword Battles
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, For men, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:48
CharactersAliens, Robots, Investigators
PlotTravel, Adventures
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

Follows the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 400 years in the future.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryTurkey
CharactersVampire
PlotDeath, Adventures, Fate
PlaceTurkey
Time19th century
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Driven by revenge, human-turned-vampire Mia sets out to vanquish Dmitry, a ruthless vampire leader who seeks an artifact that grants immortality.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersSuperhero, Demons, Superhero team
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Travel
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, DC, Atmospheric, Action, By comics

A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:53
CharactersTeenagers, Killers
PlotDeath, Martial Arts, Sects
TimeDark ones
StyleFor men, Atmospheric

Follow a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques, and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, Robots, Military, Heroes, Monks
PlotAdventures, Artificial Intelligence
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

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 Sorbo as High Guard Captain Dylan Hunt. The series premiered on October 2, 2000 and ended on May 13, 2005. Andromeda was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and produced by Tribune Entertainment and Fireworks Entertainment. It was distributed by Global TV in Canada and syndicated in the United States on WGN and other channels. It was picked up by the Sci-Fi Channel in the U.S. halfway through season four. Andromeda is one of two TV series based upon concepts Roddenberry had created as early as the 1960s and 1970s. The name Dylan Hunt had also been used for the hero of two TV movie pilots Roddenberry had produced in the mid-1970s, Genesis II and Planet Earth, which had a similar premise. The other series posthumously created from Roddenberry's notes is Earth: Final Conflict.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Scientists
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Death, Adventures
StyleSpectacular, By comics

After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel. Though initially excited by his newfound powers, Barry is shocked to discover he is not the only "meta-human" who was created in the wake of the accelerator explosion -- and not everyone is using their new powers for good. Barry partners with S.T.A.R. Labs and dedicates his life to protect the innocent. For now, only a few close friends and associates know that Barry is literally the fastest man alive, but it won't be long before the world learns what Barry Allen has become...The Flash.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersFamily, Monsters
PlotSupernatural
StyleSpectacular

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 and Nightmare Hour anthology by R. L. Stine.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers
PlotAdventures, Survival
PlaceUSA

On a perilous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who's half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:45
CharactersScientists, Partners, Losers
PlotTime travel, Travel, Adventures, Time machine
StyleSpectacular, To cry, Fascinating, Touching

Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished... He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this journey is Al, an observer from his own time, who appears in the form of a hologram that only Sam can see and hear. And so Dr. Beckett finds himself leaping from life to life, striving to put right what once went wrong and hoping each time that his next leap will be the leap home.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSpy, Special agents, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Adventures, Weapons, Shootouts
StyleEasy, Fascinating

Following an emotional breakup, tough but tender FBI super-agent Will Chase (codename: “Whiskey Cavalier”) is assigned to work with badass CIA operative Frankie Trowbridge (codename: “Fiery Tribune”). Together, they lead an inter-agency team of flawed, funny and heroic spies who periodically save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of friendship, romance and office politics.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Monsters, Horses, Ghosts
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Investigation, Adventures
StyleAtmospheric

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.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Missing people
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Action

In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, United Kingdom
CharactersTeenagers, Witches, Fairies, Friends, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Adventures
PlaceSchool
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

The coming-of-age journey of five fairies attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld where they must learn to master their powers while navigating love, rivalries, and the monsters that threaten their very existence.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women
PlotSurvival, Intrigue, Deception
TimePost-apocalypse

Traverse a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event decimates every mammal with a Y chromosome but for one cisgender man and his pet monkey. Follow the survivors in this new world as they struggle with their efforts to restore what was lost and the opportunity to build something better.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersDetectives
PlotDeath, Karate, Adventures
StyleEasy

Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a greater personal secret. These two women don't agree on much, but they find common ground when it comes to taking on the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles.





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