Top 500 Twin Peaks/The X-Files/Outer Limits/Twilight Zone Knock-Offs

by muybueno16 | created - 14 Dec 2018 | updated - 3 days ago | Public

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1. Alien Hunter (2003)

R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

An alien black box is found in the South Pole, where a government agency is conducting botanical experiments.

Director: Ron Krauss | Stars: James Spader, Janine Eser, John Lynch, Nikolai Binev

Votes: 4,232

2. First Wave (1998–2001)

44 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

Framed for murder and on the run, a former thief struggles to expose the vanguard of an alien invasion with the help of a conspiracy theorist and newly discovered prophecies of Nostradamus.

Stars: Sebastian Spence, Rob LaBelle, Roger Cross, Traci Lords

Votes: 3,206

3. Grimm (2011–2017)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces.

Stars: David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

Votes: 109,451

4. Surface (2005–2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

A marine biologist, an insurance salesman and a teen-aged boy find their lives fundamentally changed by the emergence of a new, and often dangerous, species of sea life, while government agents work to keep the affair under wraps.

Stars: Lake Bell, Jay R. Ferguson, Carter Jenkins, Leighton Meester

Votes: 9,699

5. Threshold (2005–2006)

60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

A team of experts are assembled after the U.S. Navy discovers an extra-terrestrial object briefly appeared near a ship in the Atlantic Ocean.

Stars: Carla Gugino, Brian Van Holt, Brent Spiner, Rob Benedict

Votes: 5,303

6. Prey (1998)

60 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Bio-anthropologist, Dr. Sloan Parker, her colleague, Dr. Ed Tate, their associate Tom Daniels, and their friends, discover and investigate a secret new dominant humanoid species which is looking for a way to replace humans.

Stars: Adam Storke, Frankie Faison, Larry Drake, Debra Messing

Votes: 511

7. The 4400 (2004–2007)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

As the reappearance of 4,400 missing persons on a single day confounds the global community, federal agents on the case slowly discover the ways in which the victims have been changed.

Stars: Jacqueline McKenzie, Joel Gretsch, Patrick John Flueger, Conchita Campbell

Votes: 42,425

8. Miracles (2003)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Paul investigates modern miracles for the Catholic Church. After he witnesses a true, supernatural miracle, only for his findings to be dismissed, Paul leaves behind the Church and is approached by Alva Keel to join his organization.

Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Angus Macfadyen, Marisa Ramirez, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 1,187

9. Millennium (I) (1996–1999)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group which investigates serial killers, conspiracies, the occult, and those obsessed with the end of the millennium.

Stars: Lance Henriksen, Megan Gallagher, Terry O'Quinn, Brittany Tiplady

Votes: 10,057

10. Invasion (2005–2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

In the aftermath of a hurricane, a Florida Park Ranger and his family deal with strange occurrences.

Stars: William Fichtner, Eddie Cibrian, Kari Matchett, Lisa Sheridan

Votes: 11,765

11. Lucifer (2016– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

Lucifer Morningstar has decided he's had enough of being the dutiful servant in Hell and decides to spend some time on Earth to better understand humanity. He settles in Los Angeles - the City of Angels.

Stars: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, D.B. Woodside

Votes: 234,981

12. Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore other planets through the recently discovered Stargates.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 84,038

13. Babylon 5 (1993–1998)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the mid 23rd century, the Earth Alliance space station Babylon 5, located in neutral territory, is a major focal point for political intrigue, racial tensions and various wars over the course of five years.

Stars: Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Stephen Furst, Andreas Katsulas

Votes: 28,163

Later seasons echo the style and mood of X-Files.

14. Day Break (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Today Detective Brett Hopper will be accused of shooting state attorney Alberto Garza. He will offer his rock solid alibi. He will realize he's been framed. And he will run. Then he will wake up and start the day over again.

Stars: Taye Diggs, Moon Bloodgood, Victoria Pratt, Meta Golding

Votes: 7,821

15. Flashforward (2009–2010)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blacks out and awakens with a short vision of their future.

Stars: Courtney B. Vance, Joseph Fiennes, Jack Davenport, Zachary Knighton

Votes: 59,084

16. Falling Skies (2011–2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.

Stars: Noah Wyle, Drew Roy, Maxim Knight, Will Patton

Votes: 85,517

17. 24 (2001–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Jack Bauer races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.

Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard, Dennis Haysbert

Votes: 172,300

18. Prison Break (2005–2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.

Stars: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Amaury Nolasco, Robert Knepper

Votes: 478,374

19. Deep Red (1994 TV Movie)

R | 86 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

Disillusioned private detective haunted by the past, Joe Keyes, must protect a strange little girl and her secretive mother from a homicidal scientist in search of immortality.

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Lindsey Haun, Michael Biehn, Tobin Bell, Daniel W. Barringer

Votes: 695

20. Dark Angel (2000–2002)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

A group of genetically-enhanced children escape from a lab project. Years later we meet Max, one of the escapees who now works for a messenger service in the post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest.

Stars: Jessica Alba, Michael Weatherly, Richard Gunn, J.C. MacKenzie

Votes: 30,857

21. Defying Gravity (2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the solar system, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away.

Stars: Ron Livingston, Malik Yoba, Andrew Airlie, Paula Garcés

Votes: 9,645

22. Helix (2014–2015)

TV-PG | 40 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A team of scientists are thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation when they arrive in the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be an outbreak of a strange disease in a secluded international research facility.

Stars: Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé, Jordan Hayes

Votes: 28,290

23. Heroes (II) (2006–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.

Stars: Jack Coleman, Hayden Panettiere, Milo Ventimiglia, Masi Oka

Votes: 229,540

24. Touch (2012–2013)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A widower struggling to raise his emotionally challenged son discovers that he can predict events before they happen.

Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, David Mazouz, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lukas Haas

Votes: 41,722

25. Jericho (2006–2008)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive.

Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Lennie James, Ashley Scott, Kenneth Mitchell

Votes: 53,988

26. Profiler (1996–2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Ally Walker stars as Dr. Sam Waters, a detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, a federal agency which often works with the FBI, ATF, and other crime-solving agencies.

Stars: Ally Walker, Julian McMahon, A Martinez, Robert Davi

Votes: 3,562

27. The Pretender (1996–2000)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret testing facility and travels the country taking on different jobs and helping strangers while hiding from his kidnappers.

Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Jon Gries

Votes: 14,836

28. The Inside (2005–2006)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A rookie FBI agent is recruited as the new violent crimes task force profiler to solve murder cases.

Stars: Rachel Nichols, Adam Baldwin, Katie Finneran, Nelsan Ellis

Votes: 1,129

29. Zero Hour (2013)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

Revolves around a bizarre twist of fate that pulls a man who's spent 20 years as the editor of a skeptics magazine into one of the most compelling conspiracies in human history.

Stars: Anthony Edwards, Carmen Ejogo, Scott Michael Foster, Addison Timlin

Votes: 5,221

30. The River (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The crew of a research vessel are on a quest to find a missing TV explorer in the Amazon.

Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Joe Anderson, Leslie Hope, Eloise Mumford

Votes: 16,177

31. Person of Interest (2011–2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An ex-CIA agent and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes, including the civilians' roles, are left a mystery.

Stars: Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman, Michael Emerson

Votes: 163,637

32. Harsh Realm (1999–2000)

45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

Lt. Hobbes is sent into a VR wargame simulation where he is to terminate a renegade General who has taken control of the program.

Stars: Scott Bairstow, D.B. Sweeney, Terry O'Quinn, Cameron K. Smith

Votes: 1,004

33. Nowhere Man (1995–1996)

44 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Thomas Veil is a documentary photographer who, in the course of one evening, seemingly has his whole existence erased. It appears as if some mysterious and powerful entity has coerced ... See full summary »

Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Megan Gallagher, Marvin LaRoy Sanders, Sam A. Mowry

Votes: 1,665

34. The Sentinel (1996–1999)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

In the jungles of Peru, the fight for survival heightened his senses. Now, Detective Jim Ellison is a sentinel in the fight for justice. Anthropologist Blair Sandburg works side by side with Jim, helping him develop these senses.

Stars: Richard Burgi, Garett Maggart, Bruce A. Young, Ken Earl

Votes: 2,103

35. Special Unit 2 (2001–2002)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Detectives Kate Benson and Nick O'Malley from a secret Chicago P.D. unit solve violent crimes committed by mythological creatures aka 'Links' while trying to hide the Links existence from the general public.

Stars: Michael Landes, Alexondra Lee, Richard Gant, Danny Woodburn

Votes: 1,524

36. Men in Black (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

71 Metascore

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 518,123 | Gross: $250.69M

37. Level 9 (2000–2001)

60 min | Sci-Fi, Drama, Action

A top-secret government agency staffed with computer techs and field agents investigates cybercrimes in an attempt to take down an international cyber terrorist named Crazyhorse.

Stars: Fab Filippo, Kate Hodge, Michael Kelly, Romany Malco

Votes: 176

38. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A modern revival of the classic science fiction horror anthology show The Outer Limits (1963). Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, a story from one episode continues in a later episode.

Stars: Kevin Conway, Alex Diakun, Eric Schneider, Garvin Cross

Votes: 11,452

39. Painkiller Jane (2007)

44 min | Action, Sci-Fi

Jane Vasco is a DEA agent recruited by a covert government agency that hunts genetically enhanced individuals. She discovers that she can heal rapidly from any injury and begins to investigate the source of her powers.

Stars: Kristanna Loken, Noah Dalton Danby, Stephen Lobo, Sean Owen Roberts

Votes: 2,903

40. The After (2014 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Eight strangers are thrown together by mysterious forces and must help each other survive in a violent world that defies explanation.

Director: Chris Carter | Stars: Aldis Hodge, Andrew Howard, Arielle Kebbel, Jamie Kennedy

Votes: 8,225

41. The Fall (I) (2013–2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A seemingly cold but very passionate policewoman goes head to head with a seemingly passionate father who is in fact a cold serial killer in this procedural out of Belfast. The only thing they share is their common complexity.

Stars: Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch, Aisling Franciosi

Votes: 84,856

42. Criminal Minds (2005–2020)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.

Stars: Matthew Gray Gubler, Kirsten Vangsness, A.J. Cook, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 162,360

43. Seven Days (1998–2001)

42 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi