Movies like Can of Worms

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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, cooking and food, outer space, teenage life, adventure, space and aliens, 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, evil alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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, disorder, adventure, heroes, space and aliens and imaginary mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Can of Worms: Moon Pilot (1962), The Cat from Outer Space (1978), Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000), Explorers (1985), Zenon: Z3 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, chases and races, danger, heroes, getting home, space and aliens, chase, adventure, benign alien, family, satire, airplane ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, ufo, cat, benign alien, family, adventure, alien encounter, fish out of water, friendship, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, light, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, family, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, youth, misfit, remarry, life turned upside down, high school life, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.6
 19K
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, time travel, fish out of water, save the world ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, adventure, mischievous children, save the world, teenage life, youth, ambition, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, contests and competitions ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: semi serious, humorous, stylized, feel good, exciting
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, child as adult, adventure, fish out of water, youth, young heroes, family life, rivalry, movie star, getting home, friends, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: environmentalism, space and aliens, adventure, youth, goofy hero, danger, benign alien, heroes, getting home, save the world, single parent, androids and robots ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, obsessive quest, family, rivalry, daring rescue, adventure, imaginary, danger, family relations, killer robot, human nature, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: time travel, king arthur, nasa, camelot, astronaut, space and aliens, family, misfit, heroes, danger, escapades, adventure ...
Place: england, europe, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: alien encounter, friendship, small town life, small town, spacecraft, family relations, friends, space and aliens, family, adventure, benign alien, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, family, escapades, space and aliens, chase, on the run, misfit, rescue, adventure, chases and races, puppets, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space station, friendship, outer space, disorder, friends, misfit, escapades, imaginary, best friends, youth, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 2K
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, exciting, semi serious, captivating, cult film
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, halloween, adventure, young heroes, friendship, escapades, supernatural, youth, rescue, race against time, old dark house, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: alien, halloween, martian, misunderstanding, adventure, catastrophe, disorder, friendship, time travel, space travel, alien encounter, technology gone awry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, adventure, prodigy, mad scientist, teenager, school, teenage life, imaginary, family, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, adventure, ufo, space travel, benign alien, flying saucer, nasa, outer space, young heroes, alien, artificial intelligence, getting home ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, 70s, year 1986 ...
Place: florida, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, spacecraft, soldier, misfit, space and aliens, deadly creature, rivalry, save the world, farce, silly humor, space travel, danger ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroic mission, family life, animal life, disorder, family, pets, escapades, daring rescue, rivalry, crimes, superhuman powers, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 860
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, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, save the world, evil alien, benign alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, time travel, androids and robots, escapades, master villain, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: pre-teens, family outing, 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 ⇓
51%
 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: cloning, youth, nothing goes right, twins, teenage life, parents and children, school, disorder, favoritism, family, ultimatum, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, robot, children, space travel, alien encounter, christmas, santa claus, disorder, imaginary, space and aliens, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, tense, thought provoking, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: talking dog, outer space, friendship, dog, space and aliens, pets, human animal relationship, mission, mentor, benign alien, family, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ⇓
47%
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, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, pets, hopes, family, young heroes, misfit, daring rescue, disorder, friends ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: rescue, moon, dog, space travel, survival, family life, adventure, space and aliens, partners, friendship, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, young heroes, save the day, daring rescue, youth, escapades, rivalry, master villain, danger, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, a.i., social misfits, imaginary, family relations, social relations, campus, power relations, programmer, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) is back in a heartwarming adventure of presidential proportions! Maya's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the president of the United States. It seems the First Dog is out of ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: heroes, race against time, family, danger, escapades, young heroes, odd couple, save the day, pets, imaginary, heroic mission, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, animal life, friendship, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, danger, pets, rivalry, escapades, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%