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20 best shows like Ghosts of Mars (2001)

List of the best shows and series like Ghosts of Mars (2001): Z Nation, Dominion, Falling Skies, Black Summer, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Extinct, R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour, Blood Drive, Helix, The Day of the Triffids.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Travel, Viruses
PlaceUSA
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular, Action

Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersAngels, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Survival, Travel, Uprising
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

Dominion is an epic supernatural drama set in the near future. Specifically, 25 years after "The Extinction War," when an army of lower angels, assembled by the archangel Gabriel, waged war against mankind. The archangel Michael, turning against his own kind, chose to side with humanity. Rising out of the ashes of this long battle are newly fortified cities which protect human survivors. At the center of the series is the city of Vega, a glistening empire that has formed from the ruins of what was once Las Vegas.

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: 6.5
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: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration03:57
CharactersSuperhero, Superhero, Lifeguards, Friends, Monsters
PlotDisasters, Love, Time travel, Time machine, Martial Arts
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?

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: 7.9
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: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersGangsters
PlotSurvival, Shootouts
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

Set in a near-dystopian future, a former cop is forced to take part in a death race where the cars run on human blood. You lose a leg and you lose your head.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:40
CharactersZombie, Investigators, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Genetic experiments
StyleAtmospheric, Action

Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that holds the key to mankind's salvation...or total annihilation.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration03:06
CharactersHeroes
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Viruses

The Day of the Triffids is a BBC miniseries adaptation of John Wyndham's novel of the same name. The novel had previously been adapted by the BBC in a 1981 miniseries.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Adventures
PlaceUSA
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular, Action

Defiance is an American science fiction television show that takes place in the future on a radically transformed Earth containing new species arriving from space. In the show, Joshua Nolan works as the lawman for the town of Defiance, a community where humans and intelligent extraterrestrial species coexist. The show follows Nolan, his adopted alien daughter Irisa, and the town's new mayor Amanda Rosewater.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, family, detective, military
Duration00:30
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Investigation
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist activity on the distant colony world of Sedra.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration00:50
CharactersAliens, Gays, Monsters, Heroes, Special agents
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Travel, Adventures
PlaceEngland
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. The series is a spin-off from the 2005 revival of the long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who. Torchwood follows the exploits of a small team of alien hunters, who make up the Cardiff branch of the fictional Torchwood Institute, which deals mainly with incidents involving extraterrestrials.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Investigators, Heroes, Scientists
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Artificial Intelligence
PlaceSpace
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

In the year 2093, a team of scientists aboard the Nightflyer, the most advanced ship ever built, embarks on a journey to find other life forms. Their mission takes them to the edge of the solar system, and to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn't waiting for them in outer space—it's already on their ship.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:51
CharactersTeenagers, Zombie, Losers
PlotApocalypse, Travel, Adventures
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleEasy

Living his best life in post-apocalyptic LA, a slacker strives to find the girl of his dreams while outwitting mindless ghouls and cliquish gangs.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie, Zombie
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Smart, Disturbing

A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:35
CharactersVampire, Childrens
PlotViruses, Genetic experiments
PlaceCourt
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular, Touching

A post-apocalyptic story about a botched U.S. government experiment that turns a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires, and an orphan girl who might be the only person able to stop the ensuing crisis.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival
PlaceSubmarines
StyleAction, Fascinating

Last Resort is an American military drama television series. When the crew of the U.S. Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, the USS Colorado, pick up a U.S. Navy SEAL team off Pakistan's coast, the Colorado receives an order to launch nuclear ballistic missiles at Pakistan.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Blind, Twins, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Weapons
PlaceForest
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A virus has decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Centuries later when twins are born with the mythic ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a threatened queen.

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: 6.7
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: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
CharactersSuperhero, Monsters
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Investigation, Viruses

CDC researcher Abby Arcane investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but she soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular

Set a decade after the U.S.S Voyager's return to Earth, a rag-tag crew of renegades and outcasts must covertly work with Admiral Chekov and Tuvok to stop forces threatening the Federation from outside, and within.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:45
CharactersHackers, Spy, Heroes, Scientists, Special agents
PlotSuperpowers, Martial Arts, Adventures
StyleMarvel, Spectacular

Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the extraordinary.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:15
CharactersMonsters
PlotTechnology
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Inspired by the Internet’s “404” error code, Dimension 404 aims to evoke that 3 AM feeling of wandering onto the weird side of the web, stumbling upon stories that cannot be explained in the world that we know.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersAliens, Aliens, Scientists, Single mothers, Astronomers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Survival, Relationship, Apocalypse
PlaceEngland, England, Mars
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction

In Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy society and start a life together as they face the escalating terror of an alien invasion, fighting for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersSuperhero, Strong women, Heroes, Lawyers, Sisters
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Death, Adventures
PlaceUSA
StyleMarvel, Spectacular

After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily, Werewolves, Monsters, Heroes, Ghosts
PlotSupernatural, Survival
StyleAtmospheric

Anything can turn spooky in this horror anthology series based on the best-selling books by master of kid horror, R.L. Stine. In every episode, see what happens when regular kids find themselves in scary situations, and how they work to confront and overcome their fears.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersTeenagers, Superhero, The thieves, Heroes, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Supernatural, Investigation, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Two teenagers from very different backgrounds awaken to newly acquired superpowers which mysteriously link them to one another.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountryFrance, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersHeroes
PlotMartial Arts, Travel, Karate, Adventures
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Relic Hunter is an anglophone Canadian television series, starring Tia Carrere and Christien Anholt. Actress Lindy Booth also starred for the first two seasons; Tanja Reichert replaced her for the third. It was inspired by the success of the video game Tomb Raider. It centers around Sydney Fox who is a professor but primarily a globe-trotting "relic hunter", looking for ancient artifacts to return to museums and/or the descendants of the original owner. She is aided by her linguistic assistant Nigel and occasionally by her somewhat air-headed secretary Claudia. She often ends up battling rival hunters seeking out artifacts for the money. The series includes fantasy and science fiction elements, with many of the relics featured having genuine supernatural powers or being pieces of unusually advanced technology. It ran for three seasons in the U.S. between 1999 and 2002 after fulfilling its initial three-season, 66-episode contract, from which it was not renewed. In both Ireland and the United Kingdom, it is aired on Sky1 and subsidiary channels, while in Canada, it is aired on CityTV and Space, CTV's sister network A-Channel and recently Showcase. The series was shot in the Toronto area, explaining Carrere's frequent attendance in courtside seats at Toronto Raptors games during the time.





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