Movies like Galaxy Quest

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Galaxy Quest (1999)
 7.3
 134K
Galaxy Quest
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 Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of aliens turn to the ailing celebrities for help in their quest to overcome the oppressive regime in their solar system.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, offbeat, clever, light, satirical, cerebral, futuristic ...
Plot: adventure, alien, parody, outer space, benign alien, transformation, space travel, aliens, space opera, chase, television, race against time, distant planet, monster, star trek, mistaken identity, heroic mission, sarcasm, first contact, space program, time loop, fish out of water, dialogue, redemption, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
UK
32 min.
 8.0
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
119 min.
 7.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, clever and funny films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, space and aliens, first contact, mentor, alien and adventure mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Galaxy Quest: Spaced Invaders (1990), Spaceballs (1987), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), Men in Black (1997), Explorers (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Spaced Invaders
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, offbeat, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: alien, adventure, alien invasion, halloween, small town, aliens, androids and robots, anti heroes, first contact, benign alien, weapons, mars ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
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 7.1
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Spaceballs
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, farce, space travel, adventure, space opera, chase, alien, outer space, desert, master villain, technology, space wars ...
Time: future, 80s
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System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Fugitives of the Federation for their daring rescue of Spock from the doomed Genesis Planet, Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew begin their journey home to face justice for their actions. But as they near Earth, they find it at the mercy of ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, space opera, space travel, culture clash, star trek, punk, fish out of water, aliens, alien, first contact, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
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    User:   71%
 
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Men in Black
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, government agency, undercover, secret agents, adventure, mentor, fictional government agency, partners, rivalry, secret identity, evil alien, technology ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 32 min.
Story: An Earth Man and his alien friend escape an exploding Earth, and set forth on an odd adventure across the universe with a known fugitive. Based on the book by Douglas Adams, the dialog follows the book closely. This was originally a 6-part series ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, british, outer space, ufo, benign alien, spacecraft, cult, imagination, radio, book, alien encounter, adaptation ...
Place: england, london
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System:   68%
    User:   59%
 
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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, satirical, absurd, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, adventure, space and aliens, friends, survival, robot, fantasy world, intergalactic, sarcasm, spacecraft, galaxy, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: england, norway
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Explorers
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, space travel, friendship, bullying, family, alien, laboratory, aliens, mischievous children, dreams, childhood, imagination ...
Time: 80s, future
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System:   67%
    User:   64%
 
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Coneheads
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, offbeat, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, stranded, aliens, alien invasion, misfit, first contact, suburbs, disorder, family, space and aliens, screwball ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   66%
    User:   70%
 
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
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, semi serious, offbeat, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, mad scientist, alien, chase, superhero, cult, heroic mission, time travel, aliens, chases and races, space and aliens, desert ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
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System:   66%
    User:   78%
 
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Mars Attacks!
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, mars, alien, alien invasion, end of the world, sarcasm, anti heroes, white house, aliens, congress, president, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, washington d.c., big ben london, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   100%
 
Mom and Dad Save the World
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emperor Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make Marge his before blowing up the Earth. The Emperor and other inhabitants of his planet are somewhat less than bright, and Dick begins ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, idiotic, absurd, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, parody, fish out of water, stupidity, anti heroes, suburbs, chase, sexualized violence, brutality, dialogue ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
Battle Beyond the Stars
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, semi serious, offbeat, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, outer space, space opera, death, androids and robots, drinking, evil alien, mad scientist, mentor, alien, master villain, aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
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System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning begins with Captain James B. Pirk of the starship Kickstart shipwrecked on the 21st century Earth with his crew. Originally from the distant future, Pirk and his crew traveled back in time to save the Earth from hostile ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, light, humorous ...
Plot: parody, space travel, space opera, outer space, parallel universe, parallel world, finnish, ancient mystery, emperor, technology, space program, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: russia, finland
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System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
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My Science Project
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, semi serious, offbeat, light, idiotic
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: adventure, high school, science, time travel, school, androids and robots, college, dinosaur, alien, mad scientist, changing the past or future, police investigation ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
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System:   61%
    User:   63%
 
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Zoom
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 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, semi serious, feel good, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, family, kids and family, chase, master villain, adventure, high school, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, young heroes, mentor, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
What Planet Are You From?
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, semi serious, witty, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: alien, cloning, benign alien, fish out of water, mars, culture clash, happy ending, disorder, aliens, space and aliens, babies and infants, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: phoenix arizona
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Evolution
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, alien, alien invasion, chase, evolution, stupidity, screwball, anti heroes, aliens, dangerous animal, first contact, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
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Paul
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: humorous, funny, sentimental, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, benign alien, parody, adventure, road trip, first contact, friends, escapades, chase, geek, foul language, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s, year 1980, year 1947
Place: nevada, usa, wyoming, san diego california, arizona
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System:   58%
    User:   49%
 
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The Ice Pirates
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, light ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, parody, treasure hunt, time travel, space travel, space opera, robot, destiny, chase, outer space, alien, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, parody, robot, vengeance, puppets, androids and robots, sarcasm, space travel, island, disorder, dialogue, creativity ...
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System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
Alien from L.A.
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her archaeologist father disappears on an expedition, Wanda sets out to look for him. What she finds is a secret underground world, where no one believes in life on the surface and where she and her father are taken for spies.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, alien, imaginary kingdom, first contact, kidnapping, vampire human love, lame, camp, missing person, clones, aliens ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california, usa, ireland, zimbabwe, south africa
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System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
Muppets from Space
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppets, adventure, family, alien, loneliness, first contact, muppets, benign alien, aliens, rescue, escapades, children ...
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System:   57%
    User:   62%
 
Back to the Future Part II
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, clever, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate reality, greed, misfit partners, alternate universe, time loop, time, odd couple, high school, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
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Suburban Commando
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his power suit at home, but still finds himself unable to allow ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, semi serious, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, superhero, family, bounty hunter, vengeance, ship, androids and robots, kids and family, suburbs, benign alien, chase, alien ...
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System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
 6.8
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Men in Black 3
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, alien, alien invasion, technology, space travel, secret agents, time machine, aliens, revenge, moon, changing the past or future, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, future, 1960s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, florida, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
 5.9
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Barbarella
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.
Style: futuristic, sexy, surreal, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, cult, mad scientist, space travel, sex, sexuality, space opera, distant planet, master villain, camp, pornography, superhero ...
Time: future, 1960s
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System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The forces of evil are attempting to recapture a human-inhabited Earth-like planet that has been liberated by rebels. The son of one of the rebel leaders, an electronic genius, searches the galaxy for a hero and finds Captain Zoom, star of a 1950s ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting
Plot: outer space, save the day, distant planet, mistaken identity, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, heroes, rivalry, disorder, space and aliens, master villain ...
Time: 20th century
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System:   55%
    User:   100%
 
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra
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, offbeat, witty, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, monster, science, alien, anti heroes, parody, benign alien, deadpan, dialogue, race against time, existentialism, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
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System:   54%
    User:   51%
 

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