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Lobster Man from Mars (1989)
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Lobster Man from Mars (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Young film student tries to sell his weird movie to a desperate film producer who is in need of a tax write-off. The producer screens the film "Lobster Man From Mars". What follows is one of the most bizarre and funny film within-a-film send-ups: Mars suffers from an air leakage, and send the dreaded Lobster Man to Earth to steal its air. The plot is foiled by a mad scientist, a girl, and an army colonel. The producer buys the movie, but it makes a huge profit and the producer is sent to jail, with the film student taking his place as the studio hot shot.
Style: humorous, offbeat, epic, semi serious, parody, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, mars, office, artists and showbiz, mad scientist, disorder, nothing goes right, cons and scams, silly humor, spacecraft, absurd humor, pearl necklace, goofball, film producer, geiger counter, human skeleton, m 16
Time: 80s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, parody and psychotronic films with plots about disorder, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, silly humor and mad scientist mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like Lobster Man from Mars: The Wizard of Speed and Time (1988), Doctor Hackenstein (1988), Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988), Monster High (1989), The Creature Wasn't Nice (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wizard of Speed and Time (1988)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Hollywood filmmaker (Mike Jittlov) makes a short for an evil film studio. Unbeknownest to him, the producer has placed a bet of $25,000 that he won't come up with anything with a use. Luckily, our film creator gets the help of his friends.
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: filmmaking, human spirit, underdog, artists and showbiz, friends, disorder, hollywood, autobiography, movie studio, subliminal message, part animation, film within a film ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Doctor Hackenstein (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Hackenstein is a genial but somewhat misguided scientist. He murders the locals for their body parts, but it's not for power or scientific research; he just needs them to put his wife back together.
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, farce, silly humor, deadly, dealing with death, danger, crimes, supernatural, mental illness, reincarnation, gory, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, tomato, world domination, chase, silly humor, disorder, save the world, rescue, supernatural, imaginary, goofy hero, superhuman powers ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.5
 634
Monster High (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two high school goofs steal an explosive device from another world that has been hidden on earth, and an alien named Mr. Armageddon is sent to retrieve it from them.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: high school, youth, save the world, heroes, young heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, evil alien, danger, rivalry, space and aliens, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Creature Wasn't Nice (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A farce satirizing extraterrestrial horror movies such as Alien.
Style: parody, not serious, exciting, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, mad scientist, monster, creature, planet, evil alien, commander, alien encounter, imaginary, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 356
Overtime (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Raph and Max only kill bad guys, and only after their boss Sam, a high-powered attorney, has cashed a nice paycheck for getting her sleazy clients off the hook. When Sam sends our heroes on a routine hit, they find themselves caught up in a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, tense, captivating ...
Plot: zombie, hitman, laboratory, danger, crimes, good versus evil, rivalry, disorder, parents and children, alien encounter, couple relations, dark humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 1K
Dr. Caligari (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr. Caligari, who says Mrs. Van Houten has a disease of the libido.
Style: psychotronic, cult film, suspenseful, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: surrealism, disorder, doctors and patients, murder, plague, mental institution, sexual relations, experiment gone awry, mental illness, woman in danger, obsession, transplant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, rough, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, gory, supernatural, escapades, danger, deadly creature, deadly, chaos and mayhem, survival, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 241
Bugged (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Bugged! tells the story of a group of bumbling exterminators who are called over to the house of an attractive young novelist to rid her house of insects. Unfortunately, due to a horrible chemical mix-up, the poison spray causes the bugs to grow to ...
Style: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, imaginary, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, supernatural, deadly creature, nothing goes right, down on your luck, disorder, gory, mutant ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Munchies (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simon Watterman, a space archaeologist, discovers the "Munchies" in a cave in Peru. Cecil Watterman, Simon's evil twin brother and snack food entrepreneur, kidnaps the creature. What Cecil does not know is that the creature, when ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, offbeat, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, heroes, silly humor, farce, disorder, chaos, danger, escapades, space and aliens, deadly, deadly creature, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: peru, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Don't Ask Don't Tell (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Hilarious re-dubbed sci-fi spoof features "fabulous" aliens "turning" the military gay with their space beam! "A Zany Comedy!" says The New York Times.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: silly humor, cons and scams, alien encounter, small town, space and aliens, gender, gays and lesbians, mad scientist, disorder, gay interest, gay
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Invisible Maniac (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An invisible scientist escapes from an asylum and teaches high-school physics to nubile teens.
Style: semi serious, humorous, slasher, splatter, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, mad scientist, sexploitation, investigation, deadly, rivalry, youth, supernatural, crimes, serial killer, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Making of '...And God Spoke' (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A documentary on the making of a big budget Bible picture. This is a spoof that shows the inside action on a film set where everything that could possibly go wrong goes wrong.
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, epic, not serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, road not taken, showbiz, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, scout, religions or cults, disorder, movie studio, tattoo, depiction of god ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, escapades, deadly, countryside, survival, military life, space and aliens, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Night Patrol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The streets of Los Angeles are crawling with weirdos, hookers, peeping toms and perverts. And this time, they're wearing badges! Murray Langston, Linda Blair, Pat Paulsen, Billy Barty, Jaye P. Morgan, Andrew Dice Clay, Pat Morita, Kitten ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, partners, law enforcement, buddies, silly humor, hollywood, disorder, friends, filmmaking, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), police station ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: parody, humorous, scary, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, heroic mission, survival, save the day, dark humor, save the world, danger, rescue, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Meet the Hollowheads (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Hollowheads are a strange, futuristic family that live in a Jetsons type world complete with many cool gadgets. Henry is hoping for a promotion at the slime factory in which he works and decides to bring his boss home for dinner and to meet the ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, nothing goes right, society, disorder, workplace situations, suburbs, social satire, family dinner, husband wife relationship, boss, absurdism ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 307
Screamplay (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A detective investigating a series of murders discovers that they are similar to the murders that occur in the new script of a Hollywood screenwriter.
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hollywood, filmmaking, gory, deadly, writer's life, crimes, artists and showbiz, death, head ripped off, apartment, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Class of Nuke 'Em High Part 3: The Good, the Bad and the Subhumanoid (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's the final chapter in the cult classic Class of Nuke'Em High Trilogy, and this time the fate of Tromaville hangs in the balance! Following the destruction of the Nukamama Power Plant by the lovable and horribly mutated toxic squirrel ...
Style: offbeat, scary, semi serious, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, dangerous animal, anti heroes, rivalry, superhero, heroes, good versus evil, comedy of errors, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
My Breakfast with Blassie (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: My Breakfast with Blassie is a movie starring Andy Kaufman and professional wrestler "Classy" Freddie Blassie. It is a mostly improvised parody of the popular art film My Dinner with Andre and is set in a restaurant where Kaufman and ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, actor's life, media, writer's life, prank, filmmaking, disorder, taxi, lifestyle, rising to stardom, hollywood, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Get Smart, Again! (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: KAOS has invented a weather machine so Maxwell Smart and Agent 99 are called back into action to foil this evil plan.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, race against time, couple relations, working undercover, disorder, fellow agent, silly humor, escapades, danger, save the world, undercover, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 7K
Freaked (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A vain actor, his best friend, and an activist end up at a mutant freak farm run by a weirdo scientist.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, mad scientist, goofy hero, betrayal, escapades, countryside, disorder, farce, heroes, nothing goes right, silly humor, brat ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movers & Shakers (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of a best-selling sex manual "Love in Sex". Enlisting ...
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, parody, realistic ...
Plot: satire, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, down on your luck, singleness, lifestyle, misfit, media, actor's life, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 1K
Wacko (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cops try to track down the infamous "Lawnmower Killer"
Style: parody, slasher, humorous, semi serious, gag humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, murder, high school, slasher spoof, silly humor, youth, deadly, crimes, danger, gory, graphic violence, small town life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
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, talky, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, benign alien, save the world, heroic mission, space travel, alien encounter, anti hero, danger, anti heroes, goofy hero, heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is a 1978 comedy film directed by John De Bello and starring David Miller. The film is a spoof of B-movies. Made on a budget of less than USD $100,000, the story involves tomatoes becoming sentient by unknown means and ...
Style: cult film, parody, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, tomato, rescue, espionage, survival, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, chaos, vegetable, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious
Plot: time travel, revolution, village life, state affairs, imaginary, village, disorder, adventure, nuclear power plant, sheep, siege, roman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
C.H.U.D. II - Bud the Chud (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A military experiment to create a race of super-warriors go awry, and legions of murderous zombies are unleased upon a surburan neighborhood.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, mutant, halloween, severed head, pitchfork, corpse, experiment, flamethrower, mutation, blood splatter, reanimated corpse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Big Monster on Campus (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A student receives a serial killer's brain in a transplant after being thrown into a pool with no water in it
Style: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, serial killer, brain transplant, social misfits, crimes, dark humor, reincarnation, college life, teenage love, supernatural, mad scientist, mentally challenged ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, media, showbiz, media satire, chaos and mayhem, chaos, laser, filmmaking, disorder, social satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%