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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
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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, light, feel good, funny, witty, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, comedy of errors, fish out of water, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, misfit partners, mad scientist, mistaken identity, burglar, inventor, husband wife relationship, impostor, master of disguise, lookalikes, good versus evil, chases and races, dishonesty, chaos, mad ...
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, exciting and cult film films with plots about disorder, adventure, time travel, imaginary, escapades, fish out of water and misfit mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future: Quantum Leap (1989), Black Knight (2001), Spaced Invaders (1990), Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979), Illegal Aliens (2007). 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, humorous, exciting, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, chases and races, time machine, inventor, destiny, fish out of water, teenage life, sent to the past, small town ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, captivating, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, adventure, time machine, fish out of water, impersonating, partners, sent to the past, hologram, experiment gone awry, getting home, hopes ...
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, clever, humorous, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: date night, teens, family outing, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, sent to the past, inventor, misfit partners, inventions and discoveries, lightning, fish out of water, mad scientist, flying car, electric guitar ...
Time: future, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1955 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
 36K
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, castle, misfit, knight, adventure, king, medieval, save the kingdom, life turned upside down, golf, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sentimental, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, time machine, sent to the past, old west, inventor, small town, fish out of water, race against time, getting home ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1950s, year 1955, year 1985 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: alien, martian, misunderstanding, adventure, friendship, mistaken identity, danger, space travel, technology gone awry, benign alien, goofy hero, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, nasa, camelot, astronaut, benign alien, androids and robots, young heroes, getting home, space and aliens, escapades, adventure ...
Place: england, europe, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, futuristic, exciting, not serious, tricky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, sent to the future, friendship, disorder, loser, alternate reality, parallel universe, time loop, pub, underdog, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 2.9
 843
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, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, benign alien, save the world, time travel, master villain, escapades, deadly creature, heroes, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: humorous, feel good, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate timeline, master and servant, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, dragon, altering history, culture clash, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 12th century, 2000s, future
Place: france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, cult film, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, science, school, changing the past or future, adventure, high school, technology gone awry, space and aliens, androids and robots, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, shrinking, fish out of water, family, experiment gone awry, inventor, mischievous children, rescue, parents and children, nothing goes right, disorder, odd couple ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, cannibalism, imaginary, obsessive quest, save the world, danger, disorder, supernatural, chaos, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Heaven's Soldiers (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Modern day soldiers travel back in time and meet Admiral Lee, the greatest soldier of all time, and motivate him to drive out invaders.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat, exciting ...
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, soldier, destiny, danger, save the kingdom, escapades, master warrior, changing the past or future, time travel, village ...
Time: 16th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: laser, adventure, race against time, space travel, family relations, good versus evil, fish out of water, misfit, empress, space and aliens, heroic mission, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: space travel, evil alien, alien, knight, danger, alien encounter, disorder, holy grail, time travel, rescue, distant planet, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, experiment gone awry, imaginary, danger, superhero, disorder, music band ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, offbeat, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, space and aliens, chases and races, changing the past or future, experiment gone awry, imaginary, boss and employee, heroes, escapades, space travel, race against time ...
Time: prehistory, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, offbeat, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: benign alien, star, outer space, innocence, good versus evil, mistaken identity, race against time, actor, spacecraft, space battle, time travel, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: exam, construction worker, student, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit partners, community service, night watchman, construction site, rivalry, petty criminal, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 1950s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 8K
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: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, clock, heroic mission, escapades, danger, rescue, save the world, space and aliens, obsessive quest, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, contemporary, future, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, funny, exciting, toilet humor ...
Plot: adventure, portal, time travel, dinosaur, chase, parody, paleontologist, escapades, partners, danger, survival, misfit ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: danger, teleportation, rivalry, alien encounter, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, outer space, good versus evil, tv show, mistaken identity, save the day ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 1K
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, humorous, exciting, stylized
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: super strength, misfit, mad scientist, prodigy, escapades, adventure, teenager, school, disorder, imaginary, family, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, reunion, midlife crisis, casual sex, bully, bet, cold war, swearing ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.1
 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, enigmatic, philosophical ...
Plot: desert, alien, society, alien encounter, totalitarianism, social differences, teleportation, absurdism, time travel, surrealism, capitalism, racism ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, russia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Thermae Romae (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story follows a Roman architect named Lucius, who is having trouble coming up with ideas. One day, he discovers a hidden tunnel underneath a spa that leads him to a modern Japanese bath house. Inspired by the innovations found there, he creates ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: time travel, overnight success, imaginary, escapades, fish out of water, misfit, rejection, disorder, roman empire
Time: 21st century, contemporary, ancient history
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Muppets from Space (1999)
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, feel good, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, ufo, friendship, mad scientist, puppets, family, rescue, benign alien, heroic mission, space and aliens, nothing goes right, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 30K
The Visitors (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, fish out of water, escapades, knight, heroes, disorder, misfit, rivalry, farce ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 90s, future, 12th century ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
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, absurd, funny, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, parody, spy, james bond spoof, good versus evil, undercover, goofy hero, secret agents, heroic mission, save the world, race against time, female partner ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1967
Place: usa, las vegas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%