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List of the best shows and series like Independence Day: Resurgence (2016): The War of the Worlds, Andromeda, Lost in Space, Falling Skies, The Expanse, Stargate Atlantis, Nightflyers, Debris, The Orville, The Last Ship.

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: 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: 7.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Aliens, Spy, Monsters, Scientists
PlotTime travel, Survival, Adventures, Artificial Intelligence
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

The space family Robinson is sent on a five-year mission to find a new planet to colonise. The voyage is sabotaged time and again by an inept stowaway, Dr. Zachary Smith. The family's spaceship, Jupiter II, also carries a friendly robot who endures an endless stream of abuse from Dr. Smith, but is a trusted companion of young Will Robinson

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: 8.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersAliens, Partners
PlotApocalypse, Investigation, Shootouts
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

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.

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: 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: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Partners, Special agents, Alien Invasion
PlotInvestigation, FBI
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Two federal agents from two different continents, and two different mindsets, must work together to investigate when wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft has mysterious effects on humankind.

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: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses
PlaceShips
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction, Fascinating

Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.

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: 7.6
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, Investigators, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Adventures, Technology
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Action

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 Earth, while simultaneously trying to explore and to survive in their unknown area of the universe.

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: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersRobots, Childrens, Androids
PlotWar, Survival, Artificial Intelligence, Religion, Education
PlaceSpace
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular

After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the Mithraic, a deeply devout religious order of surviving humans.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Aliens, Dogs
PlotSuperpowers, Teleportation
StyleMarvel, Spectacular, Action, Fascinating

After the Royal Family of Inhumans is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii where their surprising interactions with the lush world and humanity around them may prove to not only save them, but Earth itself.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors, Detectives
PlotSuperpowers, Apocalypse, Mystery, Death, Technology
PlaceRussia, USA
StyleMarvel, Spectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:57
CharactersFamily, Aliens, Robots, Childrens
PlotSurvival, Adventures
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, For children, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersTourists, Actors
PlotTravel
PlaceSpace

40 years in the future, space captain Ryan Clark and the crew of the luxury space cruise ship Avenue 5 navigate disgruntled passengers and unexpected events after experiencing technical difficulties onboard.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersAliens, Gays, Investigators, Military
PlotSurvival, Travel, Jealousy
PlaceSpace
StyleAction, Touching

After a massive alien artifact lands on Earth, Niko Breckinridge leads an interstellar mission to track down its source and make first contact.

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: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Students
PlotAdventures, Technology, Mystery
PlaceSpace, School
TimeFuture
StyleEasy, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Women in the lead roles

In the year 2199, a young woman who has lost everything finds a new life at Earth's Space Training Academy where she learns to defend the galaxy from intergalactic threats.

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: 8.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersRobots, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Warriors, Smugglers
PlotAdventures, Weapons, Shootouts
PlaceSpace
StyleSpectacular, For children, Dynamic, Star Wars

Set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order, we follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.

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: 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: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryCanada
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Investigation, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Mystery
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

Odyssey 5 is a Canadian science fiction series that first ran in 2002 on Showtime in the United States and on Space in Canada.Odyssey 5 is the brainchild of Manny Coto, who served as a script-writer and executive producer during the series run. Through his website and in interviews, Coto has expressed his interest in returning to the series at some point, either continuing it or giving it a conclusion.

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: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersRobots, Rich, Androids, Heroes, Scientists
PlotLove, Survival, Apocalypse, Investigation, Relationship
PlaceWild West
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Dystopian, Twisted plot

A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Lesbians, Military, Heroes
PlotMotorcycles, Weapons
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Action

Kate Kane, armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city's criminal resurgence. But don't call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham's symbol of hope

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.





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