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What To Watch If You Love 'Babylon 5'

Updated July 13, 2020 581 votes 29 voters42 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of 'Babylon 5' will love.

Space is the place for intergalactic wars and interpersonal relationship drama in Babylon 5. If you’re searching for ideas about what to watch after Babylon 5, these TV shows and movies are a great place to start. The best movies and shows like Babylon 5 feature alien species and faraway galaxies. In this list, you'll find everything from The Expanse to Battlestar Galactica to Galaxy Quest.

What programs will you vote to the top of this list? Maybe you're a fan of Stargate, a movie that features wormholes and aliens. If you’re looking for more space shows, Star Trek: Discovery is a great TV series to dive into thanks to its intergalactic adventures. Some of the other notable movies like Babylon 5 and series to watch if you like Babylon 5 include Firefly, Avenue 5, and Lost in Space.

Which shows and movies are the best for Babylon 5 fans? Vote up the ones you would recommend to other fans, and be sure to check out the titles you haven’t seen yet.

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  • The Expanse
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    The Expanse (Syfy, 2015) is an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the novels by James S. A. Corey. In a future where humanity has colonized the Solar System, a crew unravels a conspiracy that threatens peace in the system and the survival of humanity....  more
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  • Battlestar Galactica
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  • Star Trek: Picard
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