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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
 8.4
 13K
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Original name: Иван Васильевич меняет профессию
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, semi serious, witty, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, changing the past or future, fish out of water, race against time, comedy of errors, goofy hero, disorder, misfit partners, escapades, misfit, mistaken identity, mad scientist, husband wife relationship, burglar, inventor, impostor, master of disguise, imaginary, good versus evil, chases and races, dishonesty, chaos, lookalikes ...
Time: 16th century, year 1973
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia

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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 adventure, disorder, time travel, imaginary, escapades, mentor and storytelling mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future: Quantum Leap (1989), Black Knight (2001), Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979), Spaced Invaders (1990), Just Visiting (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, small town, chases and races, time machine, teenage life, misfit partners, sent to the past, destiny, disorder ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, sentimental, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, old west, mad scientist, time machine, inventor, adventure, small town, race against time, getting home, duel ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century, 1950s, year 1985, 20th century ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Quantum Leap (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished... He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown ...
Style: exciting, stylized, witty, touching, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, fish out of water, adventure, hologram, experiment gone awry, partners, sent to the past, impersonating, hidden identity, odd couple, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
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, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, misfit partners, inventions and discoveries, time machine, teenager, lightning, flying car, high school dance, electric guitar, adventure ...
Time: future, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 2010s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, knight, fish out of water, castle, misfit, adventure, king, black people, impostor, imaginary, palaces castles and temples, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 14th century
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, camelot, astronaut, king arthur, nasa, androids and robots, adventure, benign alien, robot, young heroes, changing the past or future, family ...
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, offbeat, surprise ending, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: alien, misunderstanding, martian, adventure, androids and robots, anti heroes, benign alien, goofy hero, save the world, friendship, alien encounter, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 17K
Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, alternate timeline, adventure, goofy hero, master and servant, fish out of water, disorder, life turned upside down, altering history, culture clash, wizards, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 12th century, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Time Machine (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for.
Style: suspenseful, serious, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, cannibalism, time machine, changing the past or future, adventure, save the world, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, escapades, hopes, imaginary, chaos ...
Time: future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, afterlife, heavy metal, robot, heaven, devil, adventure, seance, farce, misfit partners, high school, verbal byplay ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The joke's on absent-minded scientist Wayne Szalinski when his troublesome invention shrinks him, his brother and their wives so effectively that their children think they've completely disappeared. Of course, this gives the kids free rein ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: shrinking, inventor, adventure, family, mischievous children, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, odd couple, rescue, parents and children, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, friendship, time machine, party, reunion, sarcasm, drinking, stupidity, foul language, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, light, idiotic
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, science, dinosaur, school, adventure, changing the past or future, high school, androids and robots, college, mad scientist, rescue, save the world ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film consists of three independent parts: "Workmate", "Déjà vu" and "Operation Y". The plot follows the adventures of Shurik (alternative spelling — Shourick), the naive and nerdy Soviet student who often gets ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: exam, goofy hero, misfit partners, student, nothing goes right, warehouse, construction worker, burglary, workplace, petty criminal, night watchman, construction site ...
Time: 60s, 1950s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The High Crusade (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medieval crusaders from the 13th century are captured by aliens. However, this can not stop them to conquer the Holy Land.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: evil alien, alien, knight, space travel, distant planet, adventure, changing the past or future, alien encounter, spacecraft, crusade, space marine, space wars ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: jerusalem, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)
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, laser, good versus evil, fish out of water, suburbs, anti heroes, evil alien, family, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 137K
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, surprise ending ...
Plot: benign alien, outer space, race against time, space battle, spacecraft, mistaken identity, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, actor, star, innocence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.2
 10K
Kin-dza-dza! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story takes place on the desert planet "Pluke" in the "Kin-dza-dza" galaxy, where two Soviet humans previously unknown to each other ("Uncle Vova", a gruff construction foreman from Moscow, and "The ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, humorous, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: desert, alien encounter, totalitarianism, social differences, society, absurdism, time travel, alien, surrealism, capitalism, racism, transformation ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, russia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientist Doctor Who accidentally activates his new invention, the Tardis, a time machine disguised as a police telephone box. Doctor Who, his two grand-daughters, and Barbara's boyfriend Ian are transported through time and space to the planet ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, futuristic, humorous, stylized
Plot: time travel, evil alien, good versus evil, time machine, spacecraft, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, androids and robots, benign alien, changing the past or future, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 305K
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
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: not serious, humorous, exciting, stylized, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, secret agents, alien, time machine, sent to the past, seeing the future, fictional government agency, race against time, benign alien, creature, ufo ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Land of the Lost (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, toilet humor ...
Plot: fantasy world, dinosaur, portal, time travel, adventure, paleontologist, chase, survival, escapades, danger, partners, misfit ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: humorous, sexy, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, parody, spy, undercover, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, secret agents, master villain, heroic mission, spy spoof, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1967
Place: usa, las vegas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, anti heroes, changing the past or future, race against time, adventure, rescue, save the world, survival, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
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, space travel, spacecraft, space opera, star trek, punk, whale, marine biologist, adventure, teleportation, invisibility, fish out of water ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, semi serious, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Diamond Arm (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: smuggling, cons and scams, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, farce, goofy hero, disorder, chases and races, undercover agent, husband wife relationship, friendship between men, disguise ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
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Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, clock, adventure, apocalypse, space and aliens, master villain, heroic mission, androids and robots, race against time, rescue, alien encounter ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary, future, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Norman's Awesome Experience (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Through the experiment of a crazy scientist, his colleague Norman, model Erica and her photographer are sent back in time to the Romans. They arrive in a small village, controlled by the Roman Septimus Fabius and a fat village mayor. They teach the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting
Plot: time travel, village, village life, revolution, imaginary, adventure, state affairs, disorder, roman, sheep, arrow, siege ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, fish out of water, inventor, parents and children, experiment gone awry, family relations, escapades, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, disorder, giant, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, offbeat, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, pub, sent to the future, farce, social misfits, friendship, bar, imaginary, friends, buddies, escapades, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%