Movies like The Girl from Mars

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The Girl from Mars (1991)
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The Girl from Mars (1991)
Original name: The Girl From Mars
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, teenage life, adventure, androids and robots, youth, heroes, space travel, family relations, space wars, parents and children, save the world, family life, danger, getting home, benign alien, environmentalism, single parent, alien encounter, eccentric family, goofy hero, school, mars, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, high school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to The Girl from Mars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, offbeat and exciting films with plots about space and aliens, danger, alien encounter, heroes, alien, escapades and adventure mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Girl from Mars: Can of Worms (1999), Not of This Earth (1995), Teenage Alien Avengers (1999), Purple Death from Outer Space (1966), Without Warning (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, offbeat, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: space and aliens, satellite, spacecraft, misfit, evil alien, cooking and food, teenage life, family life, computers and web, family, getting home, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Not of This Earth (1995)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An anemic alien comes to Earth from a dying planet, in the remake of the Corman 50s classic.
Style: suspenseful, serious, cult movie cast, remake of cult film, cult film ...
Plot: alien, save the world, danger, getting home, benign alien, heroes, race against time, space and aliens, vampire, deadly, apocalypse, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Teenage Alien Avengers (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alien Arsenal, also released as Alien Weapons, tells the story of two teenage misfits, Ralph and Baxter, who accidentally discover a bizarre vault full of alien weaponry and body armor in the basement of their high school, with which they harness ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, imaginary, misfit, rivalry, superhero, evil alien, escapades, supernatural, heroes, space and aliens, kids in trouble, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: suspenseful, epic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, superhero, time travel, heroic mission, space travel, plague, space wars, adventure, mad scientist, future dystopia, alien encounter ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists and eyewitness seems to suggest that it is not. Three more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, journalism, danger, heroes, anti heroes, space and aliens, misfit, benign alien, save the world, escapades, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Journey to the Center of Time (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientists must prove their time travel experiments can produce results, so their funding won't be cut off. They push their equipment, and travel 5000 years into the future, where they encounter aliens who are looking for a planet to colonize.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time machine, time travel, danger, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, escapades, chases and races, adventure, evil alien, rescue, save the world ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 429
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, adventure, chase, family, escapades, heroes, benign alien, space and aliens, danger, getting home, chases and races, airplane ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 611
Epsilon (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this sci-fi adventure a gorgeous alien woman is sent to Earth by mistake from the planet Epsilon. Landing in the Australian outback she meets a surveyor and they cross the continent together. However, she spends the trip haranguing him for the ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, exciting, semi serious, saga
Plot: getting home, hopes, space travel, wilderness, alien encounter, supernatural romance, time travel, desert, future dystopia, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief), environmentalism ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, Austria, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visitations to Earth and Earth's self-made demise, while human astronauts in space are attempting to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, alien, save the planet, save the world, adventure, space and aliens, prodigy, space travel, apocalypse, chaos, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 430
Specimen (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After his grandmother's death, 24-year-old Mike Hillary sets off in search of who he thinks is his real father. Little does he suspect the real scenario: his late mother was impregnated by aliens, and now they've sent someone down to bring ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, conspiracy, danger, deadly, save the world, escapades, government agency, deadly creature, supernatural, heroes, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.9
 878
Battle Planet (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space wars, space battle, evil alien, alien, betrayal, space war, space travel, alien encounter, adventure, space and aliens, deadly, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, family, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, benign alien, youth, family relations, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Secret Kingdom (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three kids discover a tiny kingdom beneath their kitchen sink and are drawn inside, becoming involved with the miniature world's civil war.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teleportation, shrinking, miniaturization, good versus evil, corrupted ruler, danger, adventure, escapades, family relations, revolution, denial, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 596
Alien Species (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Huge Motherships from an alien species sneak ominously into orbit around Earth. Lethal bat-winged fighters descend on the planet. Citizens are abducted. Homes are destroyed. The invasion has begun! A small town sheriff, two deputies and a professor ...
Style: scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, deadly, supernatural, benign alien, escapades, danger, chases and races, imaginary, heroes, space wars, cons and scams ...
Time: year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 52K
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: space and aliens, fish out of water, benign alien, family life, parents and children, alien life-form, outer space, golf, family relations, alien contact, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, parody
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, soldier, danger, save the day, escapades, evil alien, deadly creature, farce, silly humor, space travel, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Aliens in the Family (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Aliens in the Family is an American sci-fi/fantasy sitcom that aired on ABC, conceived as part of its TGIF lineup From the Creators of Dinosaurs and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, humorous
Plot: alien, single parent, evil alien, danger, nanny, kidnapping, suburban life, family life, alien encounter, parents and children, store, space travel ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Teenage Space Vampires (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Romania, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bill, a high school student and avid horror movie fan, witnesses a UFO flying over his town. When the ship lands the next day, Bill and a team from SETI discover that the alien is a strange vampire creature who wants to cast the Earth into darkness ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, anti heroes, space and aliens, supernatural, danger, deadly, rivalry, imaginary, rescue, heroes, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Alien Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a revolution to free the human slaves from their alien masters.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, revolution, save the world, adventure, rivalry, alien encounter, heroic mission, chaos, imaginary, danger, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Star Quest: The Odyssey (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: At the end of mankind's greatest battle, empires will crumble, alliances will form, enemies will rise and heroes will fall. World's will end, and a new journey will begin.
Style: psychotronic, twists and turns, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: space opera, outer space, teamwork, time travel, space travel, space wars, star trek, team, spacecraft, intergalactic, imaginary, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 611
Alien Intruder (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, contests and competitions, supernatural, space and aliens, world war two, battles, computer virus, space travel, alien encounter, rebelliousness, adventure, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 887
Idaho Transfer (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, save the world, mentally unstable, danger, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens, heroes, escapades, chaos, time machine, teleportation ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.8
 618
Femalien II (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two aliens come to Earth to find their missing comrade from the first movie.
Style: sexy, erotic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: alien encounter, couples, benign alien, save the world, space and aliens, danger, sexual relations, panties, female full frontal nudity, girl in panties, fondling, female removes her clothes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: evil alien, alien, halloween, martian, misunderstanding, adventure, catastrophe, disorder, anti hero, alien encounter, technology gone awry, radio show ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.1
 723
Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, chaos, space wars, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.9
 888
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, time travel, alien encounter, save the world, benign alien, imaginary, deadly creature, disorder, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Transmorphers: Fall of Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this prequel to Transmorphers -- a sci-fi thriller that borrows heavily from the plot of Transformers -- planet Earth is in peril thanks to a rogue army of alien robots, and it's up to a small group of humans to mount a crippling ...
Style: serious
Plot: evil alien, man versus machine, space and aliens, androids and robots, survival, space travel, alien encounter, heroes, save the world, benign alien, adventure, robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space (1995)
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: humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious, parody
Plot: dishonesty, heroes, space wars, tv show, outer space, fish out of water, mistaken identity, heroic mission, alien encounter, disorder, distant planet, teleportation ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The History of Future Folk (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An alien intending to claim Earth for his people before their homeworld is destroyed by a comet decides not to eliminate humanity when he hears their music. Instead, he lives among them until another alien is sent to find and kill him.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, light, tense ...
Plot: alien, alien encounter, fish out of water, save the world, rescue, eccentric family, dishonesty, heroes, danger, parents and children, benign alien, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 7K
Smart House (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ben Cooper and his family struggling to get a grip on household chores, school and work. Ben is the family caretaker. So when Ben sees that a Smart House is being given away, he enters the competition as often as he can. The family wins the house ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, single parent, man versus machine, family life, parents and children, teenage life, technology gone awry, computers and web, androids and robots, youth, a.i., nagging and grouching ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%