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Can of Worms (1999)
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Can of Worms (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: spacecraft, misfit, satellite, evil alien, space and aliens, cooking and food, outer space, teenage life, adventure, youth, family, heroes, space travel, space wars, save the world, pets, family life, computers and web, danger, getting home, unlikely partners, benign alien, imaginary, alien encounter, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Can of Worms

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and exciting films with plots about family, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, disorder, heroes and alien encounter mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like Can of Worms: The Cat from Outer Space (1978), Moon Pilot (1962), Project: ALF (1996), Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000), Zenon: Z3 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that gives it special powers, including the ability to communicate with humans, has eluded the authorities and seeks the help of a scientist in order to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, telekinesis, cat, ufo, benign alien, family, adventure, alien encounter, fish out of water, friendship, animal life, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 396
Moon Pilot (1962)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An Air Force captain inadvertently volunteers to make the first manned flight around the moon. He immediately falls under the watchful protection of various security agencies, but despite all their precautions, a young woman who may be an enemy spy ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, escapades, family, benign alien, heroes, danger, chase, chases and races, space and aliens, adventure, getting home, control room ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.5
 2K
Project: ALF (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six years ago, the space alien, ALF, was on his way back to his new home...When the Alien Task Force finally caught him. Now, the story continues to where the series ended. ALF is now protected by the Alien Task Force, but the leader wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, space and aliens, chase, chases and races, family, misfit, adventure, on the run, rescue, puppet, alien encounter, outer space ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenager's life is disrupted when her mother falls in love with an alien.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, family, remarry, life turned upside down, family relations, youth, misfit, high school life, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.5
 2K
Zenon: Z3 (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zenon Kar a teenager living on a space station in the year 2054 competes in the first ever Galactic Teen Supreme contest.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, futuristic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, disorder, teenage life, mischievous children, save the world, adventure, escapades, youth, ambition, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
 20K
Explorers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, alien, friendship, bullying, dream, spacecraft, laboratory, adventure, family, alien encounter, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Spaced Invaders (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crew of Martians overhears a radio broadcast of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" coming from Earth, and, thinking the Martian fleet is attacking Earth, they land their broken-down ship in a backwater mid-American town. As luck ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, surprise ending, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: evil alien, alien, halloween, misunderstanding, martian, adventure, catastrophe, anti hero, disorder, danger, misfit, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Girl from Mars (1991)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young girl who has telekinetic powers also claims to be a visitor from Mars. The girl's father and a scientist who has befriended her try to discern exactly who she is and what is happening.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: space and aliens, family relations, save the world, danger, goofy hero, heroes, single parent, youth, benign alien, getting home, androids and robots, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Jett Jackson: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jett Jackson, who is the star of Silverstone, is considering quitting Silverstone when it is given a three year extension. During the filming of the last episode, Jett is accidently sucked into Silverstone's world when a prop malfunctions. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, child as adult, adventure, teenage life, young heroes, family life, youth, rivalry, movie star, getting home, parallel world, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 2.9
 855
Illegal Aliens (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three aliens morph into super-hot babes and arrive to protect the earth from the intergalactic forces of evil. Guided by Syntax, their holographic mentor, these Illegal Aliens are willing to use every trick in the book and every sexy outfit in their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, time travel, save the world, benign alien, master villain, heroes, imaginary, deadly creature, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, nasa, camelot, astronaut, androids and robots, heroes, family, save the world, good versus evil, getting home, imaginary ...
Place: england, europe, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Christmas Martian (1971)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A martian comes to a small town in Quebec and becomes friends with the town children. He gives them candy to get the children into his spacecraft. This alarms the parents but he wins them over and they have a great big Christmas party.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, canadian science fiction
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: alien encounter, friendship, small town life, small town, spacecraft, friends, family relations, imaginary, family, youth, space and aliens, benign alien ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Still Not Quite Human (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the final film of the series, Chip and his "father" attend a robotics convention. Here, Dr. Carson is kidnapped and replaced by an android. Can Chip and his newfound friends save Dr. Carson from a dangerous competitor?
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, rivalry, daring rescue, master villain, androids and robots, confined, obsessive quest, escapades, save the day, family, human nature, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Invasion of the Star Creatures (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Beautiful alien Amazonian women plan to conquer the world using an army of vegetable monsters. Dim-witted privates Philbrick and Penn bumble into a cave in search of atomic activity but collide instead with fierce carrot-topped tree mutants and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: outer space, soldier, spacecraft, escapades, rivalry, save the world, military, heroes, misfit, evil alien, save the day, danger ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zenon Kar, a 13-year-old girl who lives on a space station in the year 2049, gets into some trouble and is banished to Earth. With help from some Earth friends she must find her way back.
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: space station, outer space, friendship, earth, computer virus, misfit, friends, disorder, escapades, youth, space and aliens, young heroes ...
Time: 2040s, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 3K
Under Wraps (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy-adventure in which three twelve-year-olds have a close encounter with a 3,000-year-old mummy. Marshall, Gilbert and Amy accidentally set the mummy free, but if they don't get him back to his resting place by midnight on Halloween, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, cult film
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, halloween, adventure, young heroes, friendship, escapades, youth, supernatural, race against time, rescue, old dark house, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.4
 181
Cybermutt (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Rex, a good-natured Golden Retriever, is given bionic super powers by an eccentric scientist, he becomes the target of an evil genius determined to possess the new technology at any cost.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, animal life, family life, heroic mission, pets, escapades, rivalry, family, crimes, superhuman powers, danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 1K
P.U.N.K.S. (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, escapades, mad scientist, adventure, prodigy, teenager, family, disorder, imaginary, school, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ufo, adventure, benign alien, flying saucer, space travel, outer space, nasa, space and aliens, young heroes, alien, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1986 ...
Place: florida, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After learning that his father has signed him up for the space program, Roy reluctantly heads for Houston, only to find out upon arriving that his job is ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, sitcom, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: outer space, nasa, astronaut, space travel, adventure, underdog, small town life, americana, space wars, mistaken identity, small town, down on your luck ...
Time: future, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 4K
Good Boy! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, thought provoking, tense, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: talking dog, outer space, dog, friendship, space and aliens, pets, space travel, human animal relationship, mission, mentor, benign alien, family ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zenon: The Zequel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Zenon Kar is 15 and lives on a space station which the military has taken over and is dismantling. She receives a mysterious signal and must convince everyone that it's from aliens who have come to help them.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space station, benign alien, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, mischievous children, alien encounter, fish out of water, family, disorder, female protagonist, mission gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Martians, upset that their children have become obsessed with TV shows from Earth which extol the virtues of Santa Claus, start an expedition to Earth to kidnap the one and only Santa. While on Earth, they kidnap two lively children that lead the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, spacecraft, children, robot, space travel, alien encounter, christmas, santa claus, disorder, benign alien, imaginary, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: moon, rescue, dog, family life, space travel, survival, space and aliens, partners, adventure, disorder, friendship, danger ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 2K
The Other Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: cloning, teenage life, youth, nothing goes right, twins, disorder, parents and children, school, favoritism, family, ultimatum, popularity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, inheritance, friendship, pets, danger, mischievous children, rescue, animal life, cons and scams, getting home, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, escapades, getting home, youth, adventure, misfit, anti hero, disorder, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: alien encounter, supernatural, evil alien, alien, buddies, teenage life, young heroes, friends, adventure, space and aliens, battles, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Up, Up, and Away! (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy is the only family member without superpowers in this Disney Film. The world depends on him saving his family from computerized brainwashers. Will he realize that it doesn't take superpowers to be a hero in time to help them defeat the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, daring rescue, save the day, young heroes, rivalry, youth, danger, escapades, master villain, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Not Quite Human II (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chip, the android boy is back. This time, he is off to college, suffering from a computer virus and in love with Roberta, another android. Will there be a happy ending?
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: computer virus, college, misfit, family, youth, a.i., power relations, campus, programmer, social relations, family relations, androids and robots ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%