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What To Watch If You Love 'Battlestar Galactica'

May 7, 2020 849 votes 67 voters 1.7k views46 items

List RulesVote up the television series that you know other fans of 'Battlestar Galactica' will love.

Commonly regarded as one of the best shows ever, Battlestar Galactica has captured fans with its political drama and sci-fi action. If you’re searching for ideas about what to watch after Battlestar Galactica, these TV shows and movies are a great place to start. The best movies and shows like Battlestar Galactica feature outer space adventures. In this list, you'll find everything from Dark Matter to Star Trek: Discovery to Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.  

What programs will you vote to the top of this list? Maybe you're a fan of Stargate, a sci-fi adventure movie about wormholes. If you’re looking for more shows about space travel, The Expanse is a great TV series to dive into thanks to its commentary on politics, social classes, and humanity. Some of the other notable movies like Battlestar Galactica and series to watch if you like Battlestar Galactica include Caprica, Firefly, and Andromeda.  

Which shows and movies are the best for Battlestar Galactica 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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