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: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space and aliens, spacecraft, misfit, satellite, evil alien, cooking and food, outer space, adventure, heroes, family, youth, space travel, space wars, pets, save the world, family life, teenage life, getting home, alien encounter, benign alien, unlikely partners, young heroes, computers and web, dog, alien ...
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, adventure, space and aliens, disorder, escapades, benign alien and alien encounter mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like Can of Worms: Zenon: Z3 (2004), The Girl from Mars (1991), Jett Jackson: The Movie (2001), Under Wraps (1997), Moon Pilot (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zenon: Z3 (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, disorder, mischievous children, adventure, teenage life, ambition, rivalry, youth, escapades, space and aliens, save the world, contests and competitions ...
Time: future, 21st century
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100%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, benign alien, youth, adventure, save the world, androids and robots, single parent, goofy hero, getting home, heroes, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, adventure, teenage life, child as adult, rivalry, youth, young heroes, family life, movie star, parallel world, getting home, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: outer space, space station, friendship, computer virus, earth, friends, disorder, escapades, misfit, heroic mission, time travel, fish out of water ...
Time: 2040s, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
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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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, horror spoof ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, horror for children
Plot: mummy, halloween, young heroes, adventure, escapades, friendship, race against time, supernatural, youth, rescue, sarcophagus, halloween party ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 469
Moon Pilot (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, space travel, space wars, alien encounter, parents and children, family, getting home, adventure, chase, benign alien, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, cat, ufo, telekinesis, benign alien, gold bar, family, adventure, friends, disorder, animal life, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 3K
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, family, chase, space and aliens, adventure, rescue, on the run, misfit, alien encounter, outer space, puppet, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, parents and children, teenage life, misfit, youth, remarry, life turned upside down, family relations, high school life, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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65%
 6.4
 22K
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, surreal, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, alien, friendship, bullying, dream, spacecraft, laboratory, adventure, family, time travel, heroic mission, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, semi serious, surprise ending, parody, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: alien, evil alien, halloween, martian, misunderstanding, adventure, catastrophe, disorder, alien encounter, mistaken identity, friendship, technology gone awry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
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52%
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
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family relations, friends, spacecraft, family, space and aliens, youth, adventure, benign alien, friendship, alien encounter, small town, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
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49%
 6.6
 101K
Home (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid ...
Style: light, exciting, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, benign alien, alien, family, save the world, odd couple, escapades, disney, alien invasion, culture clash, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, parody, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: spacecraft, soldier, outer space, disorder, battles, farce, silly humor, evil alien, goofy hero, escapades, heroes, misfit ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.7
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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, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, save the world, benign alien, time travel, alien encounter, disorder, master villain, escapades, androids and robots, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, benign alien, adventure, flying saucer, space and aliens, space travel, outer space, artificial intelligence, nasa, getting home, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1986 ...
Place: florida, tokyo, miami beach, texas, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, killer robot, family relations, master villain, save the day, obsessive quest, confined, rivalry, daring rescue, adventure, a.i., escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
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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: family, disorder, heroic mission, family life, superhuman powers, rivalry, crimes, pets, escapades, mistaken identity, experiment gone awry, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Zenon: The Zequel (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: benign alien, space station, alien encounter, escapades, space and aliens, adventure, mischievous children, fish out of water, disorder, family, female protagonist, culture clash ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Leroy & Stitch (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Lilo, Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley have finally caught all of Jumba's genetic experiments and found the one true place where each of them belongs. Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley are offered positions in the Galactic Alliance, turning them down so ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: benign alien, adventure, young heroes, friendship, youth, odd couple, escapades, rivalry, fish out of water, family, mad scientist, good versus evil ...
Place: hawaii
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44%
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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, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, adventure, mad scientist, escapades, prodigy, family, teenage life, school, disorder, teenager, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
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Good Boy! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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, space and aliens, friendship, pets, space travel, human animal relationship, mission, mentor, benign alien, family ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, semi serious, sitcom, psychotronic, satirical ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: outer space, nasa, astronaut, space travel, adventure, underdog, disorder, nothing goes right, ghost, save the world, space and aliens, rivalry ...
Time: future, 80s, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: nasa, time travel, fish out of water, king arthur, camelot, astronaut, jousting, time machine, disorder, friends, young heroes, adventure ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, spacecraft, santa claus, robot, alien encounter, space travel, christmas, space and aliens, benign alien, culture clash, fish out of water, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Comet longs to be taken seriously as a full-fledged space chimp. He journeys to the fantastical Planet Malgor and bonds with the adorable alien Kilowatt, living out his ultimate fantasy. However, it's time for Comet to prove himself when the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: space travel, chimpanzee, friendship, heroes, save the day, adventure, disorder, rivalry, escapades, alien encounter, astronaut, distant planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, rescue, dog, child custody, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family, adventure, friendship, young heroes, treasure hunt, friends, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, rivalry, escapades, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 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, nothing goes right, youth, teenage life, twins, favoritism, disorder, family, school, parents and children, ultimatum, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.3
 15K
Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, psychotronic, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, benign alien, disorder, space and aliens, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%