Movies like Mars Attacks!

If you like "Mars Attacks!" you are looking for humorous, not serious and surreal movies about / with parody, mars, alien, alien invasion, end of the world, sarcasm and anti heroes themes of Action, Comedy and Sci-Fi genre shot in USA.
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Mars Attacks! (1996)
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Mars Attacks!
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy homage to science fiction films of the '50s and '60s.
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, absurd, witty, satirical, funny, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, mars, alien, alien invasion, end of the world, sarcasm, anti heroes, white house, aliens, congress, president, evil alien, weapons, casino, first contact, save the world, stupidity, alien encounter, catastrophe, heroic mission, danger, culture clash, flying saucer, ambassador, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, taj mahal, big ben london, washington d.c.
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The World's End
Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
UK, USA, Japan
109 min.
 7.0
Men in Black
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
USA
98 min.
 7.3
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Most similar movies to Mars Attacks!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, idiotic and absurd films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, mentor, fantasy world, first contact and parody mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Mars Attacks!: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988), The Watch (2012), The World's End (2013), Coneheads (1993), Spaced Invaders (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Killer Klowns from Outer Space
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: humorous, scary, not serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, parody, alien, mad scientist, monster, alien invasion, punk, evil alien, aliens, blood, young heroes, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.7
 113K
The Watch
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, alien, father daughter relationship, buddies, aliens, beer, murder, chase, parody, evil alien, suburbs, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   92%
 
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The World's End
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, small town, friendship, alien invasion, alien, british, chase, beer, robot, violence, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england
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System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
 5.3
 45K
Coneheads
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, offbeat, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, stranded, aliens, alien invasion, misfit, first contact, suburbs, disorder, family, space and aliens, screwball ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
Spaced Invaders
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, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: alien, adventure, alien invasion, halloween, small town, aliens, androids and robots, anti heroes, first contact, benign alien, weapons, mars ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   63%
 
Independence Day
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: alien, war, president, alien invasion, end of the world, apocalypse, survival, space travel, ufo, invasion, aliens, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, bombay india, big ben london, sydney australia, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   55%
 
 6.1
 295K
Men in Black II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, stylized, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, destiny, good versus evil, undercover, aliens, end of the world, dog, buddies, evil alien, catastrophe, lame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, year 1978, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, massachusetts, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   79%
 
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Suburban Commando
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his power suit at home, but still finds himself unable to allow ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, futuristic, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, superhero, family, bounty hunter, vengeance, androids and robots, ship, kids and family, benign alien, suburbs, chase, alien ...
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System:   65%
    User:   71%
 
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra
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, offbeat, witty, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, monster, science, alien, anti heroes, parody, benign alien, deadpan, dialogue, race against time, existentialism, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
Leonard Part 6
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After separating from his wife, Leonard Parker (Cosby) quit the spy business and became a restaurateur. His wife refuses to speak with him, and his daughter, who changes her career more often than her clothes, has begun dating a man old enough to be ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, idiotic, witty ...
Plot: parody, spy, espionage, dangerous animal, government agency, secret agents, weapons, family, redemption, stupidity, mentor, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   71%
 
 5.3
 33K
Spy Hard
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, farce, spy, secret service, goofy hero, airplane, master criminal, spies, james bond spoof, master villain, stupidity, lame ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   61%
 
 6.7
 88K
Hot Shots!
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, military, military base, goofy hero, save the day, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, irreverent, airplane, chase, screwball, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   71%
 
 7.3
 453K
Men in Black
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, government agency, undercover, secret agents, adventure, mentor, fictional government agency, partners, rivalry, secret identity, evil alien, technology ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   100%
 
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 7.3
 134K
Galaxy Quest
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, funny, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, alien, parody, outer space, benign alien, transformation, space travel, aliens, space opera, chase, television, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   100%
 
 5.9
 8K
RocketMan
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: mars, family, space travel, nasa, farce, anti heroes, comedy of errors, astronaut, buddies, goofy hero, dumb, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
 6.1
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Mystery Men
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.
Style: humorous, stylized, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, comedy of errors, bowling, rock, cult, parody, good versus evil, comics, weapons, save the day, sarcasm, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   66%
 
Undercover Brother
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, realistic ...
Plot: parody, undercover, secret agents, stereotypes, spy, heroic mission, crimes, conspiracy, danger, sarcasm, farce, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
 7.1
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Spaceballs
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, farce, space travel, adventure, space opera, chase, alien, outer space, desert, master villain, technology, space wars ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   100%
 
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Airplane II: The Sequel
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – all the while trying to patch up his relationship with Elaine.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, space travel, airport, spacecraft, airplane, goofy hero, farce, rescue, save the day, mentor, nothing goes right, danger ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
Hot Shots! Part Deux
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, gulf war, stupidity, jungle, hostages, president, master warrior, soldier, farce, mentor, screwball, betrayal ...
Time: 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, thailand, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
Morons from Outer Space
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story begins on a small spaceship docking with a refueling station. On board are a group of four aliens, Bernard, Sandra, Desmond, and Julian. During a particularly tedious period of their stay at the station, the other three begin playing with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, satirical, light ...
Plot: alien, anti heroes, ship, parody, benign alien, deadly creature, aliens, vampire human love, odd couple, rescue, save the world, british ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   54%
 
Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Leela becomes an outlaw when she and a group of ecologically-minded feminists attempt to save an asteroid of primitive life forms and the Violet Dwarf star from being destroyed, while Fry joins a secret society and attempts to stop a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, not serious, futuristic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, firefly, danger, mars, first contact, secrets, storytelling, twists & turns, imaginary, rivalry, dialogue, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
 5.9
 85K
Iron Sky
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
Style: humorous, futuristic, not serious, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: moon, space travel, outer space, nazi, german, nazis, steampunk, space wars, finnish, mad scientist, invasion, mars ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: usa, germany, battleship, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
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Mom and Dad Save the World
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, kidnapping, good versus evil, parody, fish out of water, stupidity, anti heroes, suburbs, chase, sexualized violence, brutality, dialogue ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
Loaded Weapon 1
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, chase, buddies, partners against crime, farce, stupidity, lame, dumb, crimes, law enforcement, weapons ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
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System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, absurd, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, mad scientist, anti heroes, suburbs, dangerous animal, camp, deadly creature, splatter, stupidity, lame, rescue, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, parody, kung fu, vengeance, heroic mission, stupidity, crimes, danger, fight scenes, escapades, dumb, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
Battle Beyond the Stars
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, outer space, space opera, death, androids and robots, drinking, evil alien, mad scientist, mentor, alien, master villain, aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
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System:   43%
    User:   40%
 

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Return of the Killer Tomatoes!
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, sexy, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, parody, chase, androids and robots, dangerous animal, transformation, deadly creature, goofy hero, ninja, master villain, world domination, tomato ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
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Blankman
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, vengeance, gangsters, anti heroes, parody, race issues, master villain, weapons, partners against crime, alter ego, comics, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
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