Watch Now

on Prime Video

ON DISC
Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, and cloning have changed the definition of "humanity" in the modern world, but the darker side contains monsters that only few are brave enough to face, because the future lies in their hands.

Creator:

Reviews
Popularity
919 ( 21)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



4   3   2   1  
2011   2010   2009   2008  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 20 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Warehouse 13 (2009–2014)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After saving the life of the President in Washington D.C., a pair of U.S Secret Service agents are whisked away to a covert location in South Dakota that houses supernatural objects that ... See full summary »

Stars: Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek
Eureka (2006–2012)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A U.S. Marshall becomes the sheriff of a remote cozy little Northwestern town of Eureka where the best minds in the US have secretly been tucked away to build futuristic inventions for the government which often go disastrously wrong.

Stars: Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra
Alphas (2011–2012)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Alphas is a science fiction drama focusing on a team that investigates people with supernatural abilities.

Stars: David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright, Warren Christie
Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

An international team of scientists and military personnel discover a Stargate network in the Pegasus Galaxy and come face-to-face with a new, powerful enemy, The Wraith.

Stars: Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett
Defiance (2013–2015)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In the year 2046, it's a new Earth - with new rules. Over thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth, the landscape is completely altered, terraformed nearly beyond recognition... See full summary »

Stars: Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz
SGU Stargate Universe (2009–2011)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Trapped on an Ancient spaceship billions of light-years from home, a group of soldiers and civilians struggle to survive and find their way back to Earth.

Stars: Robert Carlyle, Louis Ferreira, Brian J. Smith
Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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
Haven (2010–2015)
Crime | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Everyone in the coastal town of Haven, Maine has a dormant curse or "trouble" that could trigger at any time for any reason. FBI agent Audrey Parker, the sheriff and the town's black sheep must deal with the troubles' deadly effects.

Stars: Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour
Continuum I (2012–2015)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A detective from the year 2077 finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future.

Stars: Rachel Nichols, Victor Webster, Erik Knudsen
Stargate: Continuum (Video 2008)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.

Director: Martin Wood
Stars: Ben Browder, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge
Farscape (1999–2003)
Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew.

Stars: Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

SG-1 search for an Ancient Artifact to finally defeat the Ori. But the Artifact is in the Ori Galaxy.

Director: Robert C. Cooper
Stars: Ben Browder, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...  Dr. Helen Magnus 59 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Dr. Will Zimmerman / ... 59 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Bigfoot / ... 59 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Henry Foss 59 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Kate Freelander 37 episodes, 2009-2011
Edit

Storyline

Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, cloning; The very meaning of the word "humanity" changes daily in the modern world. But there is a darker side to the evolution of mankind, a truth only a few brave souls are willing to face: There are monsters loose in the world. And they are the key to the future of our race. Written by SpArkY

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

There are monsters loose in the world. And they are the key to the future of our race.


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 October 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Génrejtek  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Dolby 5.1)| (5.1 surround)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jonathon Young, who plays Nikola Tesla, also plays Dr. Ethan Edison in the Sci-Fi series EUReKA. In real life Nikola Tesla and Dr. Edison's namesake Thomas Edison were bitter rivals. See more »

Quotes

Henry Foss: All access pass to Spookville. Comes with a free lunch and a decoder ring.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Syfy 20th Anniversary Special (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Canadian TV is on a roll. Sanctuary is a breath of fresh air.
12 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

Sanctuary is a fun show to watch. Amanda Tapping and crew do a fine job of telling interesting stories. Many of the story lines came straight from the webisodes. However, the topics were highly compelling, the acting wonderful; especially with all the green screens, and the production may be the wave of the future for most TV series.

I would not be surprised if several of the actors receive awards for their acting. In addition, I expect to see several technical awards for the production of the show.

Christopher Heyerdahl plays a couple of characters that are very different from each other. From the first episode of season one to the last, you get to see his incredible range as an actor.

Most of the time when an actor or actress plays a role for a very long time, the way Amanda Tapping played Samantha Carter, it is can be difficult to remove that image from the audiences mind. In Sanctuary, Amanda Tapping proves yet again what a fine actress she is as Helen Magnus. She created a new entertaining character for her public to care about and support.


28 of 50 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 60 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page