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20 best shows like Roswell (1999)


List of the best shows and series like Roswell (1999): The Expanse, Nightflyers, Stranger Things, Taken, Lost, Gotham, Forever, Millennium, Under the Dome, 11.22.63.

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: 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: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Childrens, Single mothers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Apocalypse, Investigation, Adventures
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, Small towns, Portals to other worlds
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, For children, Atmospheric

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration14:37
CharactersAliens, Pilots
PlotSupernatural, Abduction, Teleportation, Mystery, Family life
StyleAtmospheric, To cry, Fascinating

Taken, also known as Steven Spielberg Presents Taken, is a science fiction miniseries which first aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2002 and won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries. Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, it was written by Leslie Bohem, and directed by Breck Eisner, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, John Fawcett, Tobe Hooper, Jeremy Paul Kagan, Michael Katleman, Sergio Mimica-Gezzan, Bryan Spicer, Jeff Woolnough and Thomas J. Wright. The executive producers were Leslie Bohem and Steven Spielberg. The show takes place from 1944 to 2002 and follows the lives of three families: the Crawfords, who seek to cover up the Roswell crash and the existence of aliens; the Keys, who are subject to frequent experimentation by the aliens; and the Clarkes, who sheltered one of the surviving aliens from the crash. As a result of the decades-long storyline, not a single actor or character appears in every episode of the series. Reception was positive, and the series won an Emmy Award. When the show was launched, the Sci-Fi Channel used the simultaneous establishment of the organization Coalition for Freedom of Information in its promotion campaign. Both the Sci-Fi Channel and the Coalition for Freedom of Information are clients of Washington, D.C. public relations firm PodestaMattoon, and this apparent co-mingling of clients was criticized. The Coalition for Freedom of Information is a group which seeks the release of classified governmental UFO files as well as scientific, congressional, and media credibility for the study of this subject.

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: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44
CharactersSuperhero, Police, Mafia, Killers, Orphans
PlotLove, Supernatural
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world's most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker?

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersFriends
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, Mystery
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fascinating

Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable immortality. This long life has given Henry remarkable observation skills which impresses his new partner, Detective Jo Martinez. Each week, a new case and their budding friendship will reveal layers of Henry’s long and colorful past. Only his best friend and confidant, Abe knows Henry’s secret.

Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44
CharactersSerial killers, Special agents
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, FBI
StyleAtmospheric, Action

A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersHeroes, Gardeners
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Mystery
PlaceSmall towns
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot

Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of the world. With no Internet access, no mobile signals and limited radio communication, the people trapped inside must find their own ways to survive with diminishing resources and rising tensions. While military forces, the government and the media positioned outside of this surrounding barrier attempt to break it down, a small group of people inside attempt to figure out what the dome is, where it came from, and when (and if) it will go away.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
PlotTime travel, Mystery, Fate
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleShort, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, By books

An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.

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: 6.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersAnimals, Dogs, Heroes, Friends, Partners
PlotLove, Survival, Investigation, Death
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating

Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersSuperhero, Psychologists
PlotSuperpowers, Adventures, Teleportation, Power
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, USA
StyleMarvel, Spectacular, Action, Fancy, Fascinating

David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotTreason, Supernatural, Life, Mystery, Relationship
StyleAction, Twisted plot, By books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

A single mother enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife.

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: 8.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:50
CharactersScientists
PlotMystery
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fancy, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special agents, Journalists, Alien Invasion
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, FBI, Deception
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a technologically advanced alien species which ostensibly comes in peace, but actually has sinister motives. V stars Morena Baccarin, Lourdes Benedicto, Morris Chestnut, Joel Gretsch, Logan Huffman, Charles Mesure, Elizabeth Mitchell, Laura Vandervoort and Scott Wolf, and was executive produced by Scott Rosenbaum, Yves Simoneau, Scott Peters, and Jace Hall. The series was produced by The Scott Peters Company, HDFilms and Warner Bros. Television.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersFamily
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceAirplanes
StyleSpectacular, Twisted plot, Fascinating

After landing from a turbulent but routine flight, the crew and passengers of Montego Air Flight 828 discover five years have passed in what seemed like a few hours. As their new realities become clear, a deeper mystery unfolds and some of the returned passengers soon realize they may be meant for something greater than they ever thought possible.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersSpecial agents, Pilots
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Supernatural, Investigation, Abduction
StyleSpectacular, Action

4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained healing touch. A government agency is formed to track the 4400 people after one of them commits a murder.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Fate
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the world was full of superheroes who aren't actually heroic at all? What if all that power was just one more excuse for mischief, mayhem, murder, and endorsement deals?

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersSpecial agents
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Supernatural, Investigation, FBI
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAtmospheric

FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersAliens, Special agents, Partners, Astronomers
PlotInvestigation, Abduction, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Based on real events

A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book.”

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, CIA
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
StyleSpectacular, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
PlotSupernatural
StyleAtmospheric

What would you do to have everything you desire? Step inside 666 Park Avenue, New York's most seductive address. We all have some burning needs, desires and ambitions. For the residents of The Drake, the premier apartment building on Manhattan's Upper East Side, these will all be met – for a price – courtesy of the building's mysterious owner, Gavin Doran. But be careful what you wish for, because the price you have to pay is your soul.

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: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersHeroes, Losers
PlotTime travel, Survival, Apocalypse, Travel, Viruses
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleAtmospheric, Action

The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryDenmark, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersFamily, Zombie, Scientists, Cannibals, Virologists
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Death, Viruses
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.

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: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:19
CharactersTeenagers, Hackers, Teachers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Investigation, Virtual Reality, Computer games, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleSpectacular

To escape reality 17-year-old Leila turns to a secret virtual paradise. Her real journey begins when this digital Eden turns dark.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:30
CharactersDoctors, Criminals, Heroes
PlotInvestigation, Death
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

When a dark secret from this past threatens to be exposed, unorthodox and brilliant medical examiner, Doctor Daniel Harrow, must use all his forensic skills to keep it buried forever.





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