Movies like The Man from the Future

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The Man from the Future (2011)
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The Man from the Future (2011)
Original name: O Homem do Futuro
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Zero (Wagner Moura) is a brilliant scientist, but unfortunate because 20 years ago was publicly humiliated and lost in college Helena (Alinne Moraes) the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions makes him travel in time, more precisely, to the past. After the chance to change his story, Zero returns to this totally changed.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, inventions and discoveries, destiny, love and romance, hopes, disorder, existence paradox, changing the past or future, true love, scientist, sent to the past, imaginary, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, brazilian, love, passion, physicist
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Man from the Future

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and offbeat films with plots about time travel, disorder, imaginary, love and romance, hopes, romance and destiny mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Man from the Future: My Future Boyfriend (2011), Before You Say 'I Do' (2009), Happy Accidents (2000), I Heart Doomsday (2010), The Wedding Wish (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Future Boyfriend (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: P-A-X-497/341, aka “Pax” , a curious young man from the well-ordered but loveless future, travels to present day New Orleans in search of romance novelist Elizabeth Barrett – whose book he has come upon during an archeological dig in the year ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, obsessive quest, misfit, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, romance, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
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95%
Before You Say 'I Do' (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: George Murray's fiancée Jane Gardner gets cold feet after accepting his ring, terrorized by her first wedding with Doug, who cheated that very day with their wedding coordinator. After a car crash, George finds himself 10 years in the past, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love and romance, changing the past or future, romance, imaginary, wooing, road not taken, couple relations, hopes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wedding, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Happy Accidents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy that pays tribute to the science fiction genre -- specifically, the sub-genre of time travel. But here the alternate reality is contemporary New York City where past and future experiences of trust, commitment and denial are cleverly put to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, contemplative, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, changing the past or future, romance, destiny, mysterious character, love and romance, misfit, fish out of water, couples, loneliness, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
I Heart Doomsday (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scientist builds an android to reconnect with his amnesiac lover.
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: mad scientist, love triangle, romance, androids and robots, a.i., danger, fall in love, experiment gone awry, rivalry, society, apocalypse, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Wedding Wish (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A high-school girl makes a wish to marry her crush, the star of the football team who doesn't even know she's alive. Then a solar eclipse magically transports them 17 years into the future to the day of their wedding.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: time travel, romance, destiny, hopes, couples, wedding, youth, teenage life, school, desire, eclipse, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 30s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.0
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Journeyman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This mystery-drama revolves around a newspaper reporter named Dan Vasser who suddenly begins to travel through time to change the lives of those around him. When his travels reunite him with his long-lost fiancée Livia, life with his present-day ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, reporter, couple relations, save the day, journalist, changing the past or future, hopes, escapades, righting the wronged, investigation, romance ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, romance, time loop, life philosophy, changing the past or future, true love, sent to the past, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, life, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Thermae Romae (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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, imaginary, disorder, escapades, rejection, fish out of water, creative block, misfit, overnight success, roman empire
Time: ancient history, contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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12 Dates of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 12 Dates of Christmas is a romantic comedy that follows Kate (Amy Smart), a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again. In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, fall in love, falling in love, time loop, true love, love and romance, dating, romance, couple relations, christmas eve, blind date, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Corridors of Time: The Visitors II (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The sequel to The Visitors reunites us with those lovable ruffians from the French Medieval ages who - through magic - are transported into the present, with often drastic consequences. Godefroy de Montmirail travels to today to recover the missing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: time travel, dentist, golf, knight, changing the past or future, master and servant, firefighter, sorcerer, disorder, escapades, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 12th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Valentine Carol (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ally Sims is a cynical, superficial, radio talk show hostess in Seattle who doesn't know the meaning of love despite the fact that she gives love advice over the airwaves, and has a loyal fiancée, named Matt, who is tolerant of her busy ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, romantic, touching ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, looking for love, love and romance, true love, radio show, workplace situations, hopes, valentine's day, time travel, legal action, battle of the sexes ...
Time: future
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Do Over (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Do Over is an American comedy-drama/fantasy series created by Kenny Schwartz and Rick Wiener about a man who gets a chance to relive his childhood. The series, which was originally broadcast on The WB in 2002, stars Penn Badgley.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: time travel, high school, starting over, one more chance, adult as child, fish out of water, love and romance, teenage life, dysfunctional family, youth, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 79K
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, manners, love and romance, dating, couples, disorder, supernatural romance, fall in love, supernatural, destiny, portal ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, future, contemporary, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Prince Charming (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, curses spells and rituals, destiny, adventure, time travel, imaginary, love and romance, royal family, disorder, fish out of water, opposites attract, family ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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If Only (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, tragic love, changing the past or future, loss of loved one, power of love, destiny, love and romance, hopes, one more chance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, blood, death of girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Love Letter (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges love letters with 19th century poet Elizabeth Whitcomb through an antique desk that can make letters travel through time.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, separated, couples, hopes, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, true love, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 18K
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: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate timeline, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, dragon, master and servant, altering history, sent to the future, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 12th century, 2000s, future
Place: france, usa, chicago illinois, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mato sem Cachorro (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The day a man almost runs-over a puppy, he meets the love of his life. The couple and their dog live the dream, until she wants out.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, dog, romance, disorder, pets, friendship, couple relations, breakup, love and romance, brazilian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ne'er do well father and ex-husband who always raced his way through the holidays is forced to relive Christmas Day time and again until he gets it right in this family oriented fantasy comedy starring Jay Mohr. It's Christmas time once ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, time loop, love and romance, family, hopes, family relations, disorder, couples, obnoxious boss, christmas, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: exciting, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: time travel, revolution, village life, disorder, imaginary, adventure, village, state affairs, sheep, siege, roman, nuclear power plant ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Every Jack Has a Jill (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jack is encouraged to take the romantic Paris vacation he won, despite just being dumped by his girlfriend. His trip soon devolves into chaos and adventure, when his luggage is swapped for a French businesswoman's belongings who soon takes a ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, unlikely couple, romance, fall in love, wooing, disorder, hopes, hotel, suitcase, love and romance, female director, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mannequin: On the Move (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Although Jason works as a department store clerk, he is also a reincarnated prince. Long ago, his beloved Jessie was snatched away from him by an evil wizard who used his powers to transform her into wooden statue. Now Jessie is in Jason's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, reincarnation, ghost, department store, mannequin, prince, sword fight, store, supernatural, romance, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, not serious, funny, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, drugs/alcohol, friends, destiny, midlife crisis, jacuzzi, profanity, ski resort ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, chernobyl, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, inventor, sent to the past, alternate reality, scientist, mad scientist, teenager, adventure, inventions and discoveries, disorder ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: time travel, adventure, heroic mission, master warrior, rivalry, hopes, chases and races, danger, save the kingdom, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 16th century
Place: asia, korea, japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Lou, who has become the "father of the Internet," is shot by an unknown assailant, Jacob and Nick fire up the time machine again to save their friend.
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, virtual reality, jacuzzi, sent to the future, disorder, friends, drugs/alcohol, buddies, silly humor, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Deal of a Lifetime (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: deal with the devil, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, youth, hopes, love and romance, wish come true, high school, social misfits, misfit, follow your dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
God Is Brazilian (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: God decides to take a vacation, but first He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He's away. For that, He goes to Brazil's northeast, where He believes there's a very good man for the job, however, during His mission, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: optimism, human spirit, miraculous event, society, hopes, human nature, chosen one, faith, religion, religions or cults, unlikely partners, imaginary ...
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Just Another Pandora's Box (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Qing Ye Se only knows how to be a thief, but he runs into major trouble when he accidentally steals the heart of Rose, an immortal fairy. During a chaotic chase, Qing gets ahold of the Pandora's Box, sending them both back in time to the Three ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, entertaining
Plot: time travel, legends and myths, escapades, mistaken identity, battles, heroes, dishonesty, imaginary, disorder, rivalry, friendship, prophecy ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his girlfriend, Julie and two best friends are killed in a tragic auto accident, Nick struggles to cope with his loss and grief. Suffering from migraine-like seizures, Nick soon discovers that he has the power to change the past via his ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, destiny, sent to the past, suicide, haunted by the past, supernatural, supernatural ability, hopes, profanity, childhood, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%