Movies like Cocoon: The Return

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Cocoon: The Return (1988)
 5.5
 15K
Cocoon: The Return (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old, or will they be tempted to stay back on earth, or will they?
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, offbeat, semi serious, melancholic, unusual plot structure, light, intense, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cocoon, pregnant woman, senior citizen, pregnant wife, human alien, expectant father, shape shifting alien, return, ocean, werewolf, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, ocean or sea, couple relations, save the world, elderly, benign alien, aging, alien encounter, supernatural romance, golden years, bittersweet, alien, outer space ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future

Most similar movies to Cocoon: The Return

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, cult film and weird films with plots about mentor, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, first contact, destiny and chase mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Cocoon: The Return: Cocoon (1985), Galaxy Quest (1999), Starman (1984), Spaced Invaders (1990), Explorers (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 57K
Cocoon (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: elderly, space and aliens, cocoon, benign alien, golden years, senior citizen, alien, retirement home, first contact, fountain of youth, swimming pool, cancer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.3
 150K
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show - now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions - are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat, satirical ...
Plot: space wars, outer space, benign alien, parody, mistaken identity, good versus evil, star, innocence, actor, race against time, heroes, spacecraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 43K
Starman (1984)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.
Style: touching, serious, offbeat, stylized, road movie ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: alien, fish out of water, rescue, on the run, widow, benign alien, romance, adventure, disorder, peaceful mission, landing, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, washington d.c., wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
40%
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 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 ⇓
39%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, imaginary, danger, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938, future
Place: new jersey, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
32%
*batteries not included (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: ufo, benign alien, apartment building, friendship, eviction, elderly couple, family, alien encounter, save the day, hopes, space and aliens, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 51K
Coneheads (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason, everyone believes them when they say they're from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, space and aliens, benign alien, family life, parents and children, alien life-form, outer space, alien contact, family relations, golf, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 19K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, family, friendship, space travel, rescue, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
My Science Project (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, science, technology gone awry, school, changing the past or future, adventure, high school, mad scientist, heroes, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Father of the Bride Part II (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Just when George Banks has recovered from his daughter's wedding, he receives the news that she's pregnant ... and that George's wife, Nina, is expecting too. He was planning on selling their home, but that's a plan that -- like ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, family relations, baby, grownups, couples, leaving home, disorder, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, hopes, event planner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this musical comedy, Valerie is dealing with her philandering fiancé, Ted, when she finds that a trio of aliens have crashed their spaceship into her swimming pool. Once the furry beings are shaved at her girlfriend's salon, the women ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: disco, spacecraft, romance, benign alien, alien, fish out of water, dancing, hospital, dream, makeover, swimming pool, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Morons from Outer Space (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story begins on a small spaceship docking with a refueling station. On board are a group of four aliens, Bernard, Sandra, Desmond, and Julian. During a particularly tedious period of their stay at the station, the other three begin playing with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film, satirical ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, odd couple, anti heroes, partners, benign alien, deadly creature, journalism, misfit, save the world, danger, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Howard the Duck (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A scientific experiment unknowingly brings extraterrestrial life forms to the Earth through a laser beam. First is the cigar smoking drake Howard from the duck's planet. A few kids try to keep him from the greedy scientists and help him back to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, cult film, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: duck, evil alien, fish out of water, laser, adventure, alternate reality, anthropomorphism, physicist, benign alien, experiment gone awry, alien, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, not serious, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, parody, pirate, time travel, battles, heroes, treasure hunt, space travel, space war, space wars, adventure, destiny ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 39K
Meet Dave (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, idiotic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: alien, spacecraft, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, captain, benign alien, disorder, alien encounter, escapades, mission gone awry, crew ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 235K
Paul (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing ...
Style: funny, humorous, sentimental, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, alien, first contact, alien encounter, ufo, chase, space and aliens, hitchhiker, friends, disorder, buddies, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, year 1947, year 1980 ...
Place: nevada, usa, san diego california, wyoming, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 35K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, family drama, women, eccentric family, life turned upside down, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 13K
SpaceCamp (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. ...
Style: semi serious, intense, inspirational, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing, pre-teens ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, space program, astronaut, trapped in space, adventure, space shuttle, survival, rescue, race against time, outer space, space opera ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s, future
Place: alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.8
 998
Brenda Starr (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get her back, and keep his job, Mike draws himself ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, romance, adventurer, journalism, rivalry, fall in love, falling in love, mysterious stranger, rescue, spy, reporter, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.4
 12K
Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, sentimental, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, imaginary, benign alien, youth, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 368
Amazon (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On an observatory set high on a mountain, astronomers make a stunning discovery somewhere out in the galaxy. A flying object in the depths of the cosmos is showing signs of life, emitting an intelligent signal. The UFO has just landed on Earth ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, jungle, village, astronomer, adventure, escapades, race against time, danger, criminal heroes, redemption, rescue, girl ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, venezuela, patagonia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Style: light, funny, satirical, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, benign alien, spacecraft, hitchhiker, sarcasm, alien, fantasy world, intergalactic, friends, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: himalaya, madagascar, norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, rescue ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 1K
Diamonds (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mystery about an ex-prizefighter who embarks on a journey to find 13 missing diamonds
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prostitute, on the road, elderly, athlete's life, lifestyle, aging, golden years, family relations, estrangement, treasure hunt, parents and children, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: las vegas, canada, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Last Starfighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, space wars, alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, battles, fighter pilot, human in outer space, alien contact, space war ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remember the good old days when anyone with a camera and a few thousand bucks could schlep up to Bronson canyon and quickly make a cheap sci-fi/horror B-movie? Well, they're back! The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra is an affectionate, meticulous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, space travel, heroic mission, benign alien, save the world, danger, anti hero, alien encounter, goofy hero, heroes, anti heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
What Planet Are You From? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical penis, to impregnate an earthling and stay until the birth. The ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, pregnancy, cloning, benign alien, couples, disorder, leadership, misfit, alien, culture clash, falling in love, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%