Movies like Mars Attacks!

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Mars Attacks! (1996)
 6.3
 190K
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Genre: 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, witty, absurd, satirical, funny, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, white house, mars, parody, alien encounter, congress, space travel, flying saucer, ambassador, casino, ufo, boxing, secret service, invasion, spacecraft, outer space, anti heroes, usa president, save the world, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, taj mahal, big ben london, washington d.c.

Most similar movies to Mars Attacks!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, light and not serious films with plots about space and aliens, danger, heroes, disorder, alien, space travel and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mars Attacks!: Men in Black (1997), 2001: A Space Travesty (2000), Spaceballs (1987), The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001), Galaxy Quest (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Style: light, absurd, satirical, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, hitchhiker, outer space, benign alien, spacecraft, robot, survival, galaxy, adventure, friends, intergalactic ...
Time: future
Place: norway, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 457K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, not serious, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: government agency, space and aliens, undercover, alien encounter, secret agents, partners, creature, evil alien, fictional government agency, ufo, alien, secret identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
2001: A Space Travesty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leslie Nielsen once again plays a bumbling detective in the vein of the 'Naked Gun' movies, but this time as Marshall Richard 'Dick' Dix. When odd reports are received through official channels stating that the President of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, daring rescue, benign alien, intelligence, save the world, heroic mission, a.i., race against time, usa president, save the day, alien encounter, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 154K
Spaceballs (1987)
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, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, outer space, space battle, farce, adventure, princess, master villain, space wars, shield, plastic surgery, nose ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, offbeat, witty, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mutant, skeleton, mad scientist, science, anti heroes, benign alien, alien life-form, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 134K
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, good versus evil, adventure, actor, star, innocence, distant planet ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Independence Day (1996)
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, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, ufo, invasion, alien encounter, save the world, end of the world, alien, aliens, patriotism, battle, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, moscow russia, big ben london, utah, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Invasion of the Star Creatures (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Beautiful alien Amazonian women plan to conquer the world using an army of vegetable monsters. Dim-witted privates Philbrick and Penn bumble into a cave in search of atomic activity but collide instead with fierce carrot-topped tree mutants and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: outer space, soldier, benign alien, spacecraft, evil alien, save the world, alien encounter, space travel, danger, heroes, space and aliens, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: humorous, dark humor, not serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, punk, evil clown, clown, shadow puppet, net, ice cream truck, ufo, evil alien, young heroes, rescue, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.0
 46K
G.O.R.A. (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slick young Turk kidnapped by extraterrestrials shows his great « humanitarian spirit » by outwitting the evil commander-in-chief of the planet of G.O.R.A.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, stylized
Plot: evil alien, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, prison, distant planet, save the world, alien encounter, parody, space travel, fish out of water, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Evil Alien Conquerors (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inept beings from the planet Kabijj land on Earth and attempt to behead all of its beings and take over the planet
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, sword, space and aliens, outer space, danger, escapades, heroes, disorder, evil alien, race against time, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.5
 2K
Galaxina (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Galaxina is a lifelike, voluptuous android who is assigned to oversee the operations of an intergalactic Space Police cruiser captained by incompetent Cornelius Butt. When a mission requires the ship's crew to be placed in suspended animation ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, not serious, offbeat, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, spacecraft, alien, space travel, harley davidson, laser, cryogenics, motorcycle, androids and robots, adventure, supernatural romance, exercise ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robot, mad scientist, scientist, space travel, laser, teleportation, parody, puppets, androids and robots, vengeance, disorder, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 3K
Flesh Gordon (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Emperor Wang (the Perverted) is leader of the planet Porno and sends his mighty "Sex Ray" towards Earth, turning everyone into sex-mad fiends. Only one man can save the Earth, football player Flesh Gordon. Along with his girlfriend Dale ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, good versus evil, mad scientist, space travel, rescue, kidnapping, earth, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The fate of the planet in the hands of Larry, Moe and Curly Joe? That's exactly the situation the trio finds themselves in when they befriend a wacky scientist and must defend his secret invention from a pair of malevolent Martians. Sight gags, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: submarine, evil alien, fugitives, spacecraft, three stooges, goofy hero, obsessive quest, alien encounter, space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 60s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 298K
Men in Black II (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, alien, undercover, good versus evil, fictional government agency, race against time, ufo, buddies, space marine, secret identity, deportation, flying saucer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, year 1978 ...
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
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, witty, exciting, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: space travel, parody, stewardess, passenger, spacecraft, goofy hero, rescue, space marine, moon, coffee, save the day, nothing goes right ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 46K
Coneheads (1993)
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, offbeat, based on sketch comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, space and aliens, golf, misfit, alien life-form, suburbs, disorder, benign alien, parents and children, physical appearance, family life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ⇓
41%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, good versus evil, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dreamship Surprise: Period 1 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hundreds of years after humans have settled on Mars, Regulator Rogul and Lord Jens Maul, lead a force of Martians to Earth in order to conquer the planet. Queen Metaphor looks to the gay heroes aboard the spaceship Surprise -- Captain Kork, Mr. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: time travel, mars, save the world, spacecraft, alien encounter, taxi driver, space marine, heroic mission, old west, space travel, danger, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, future, year 2004, 14th century, 21st century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 110K
Evolution (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, nothing goes right, desert, fire truck, shampoo, napalm, governor, firefighter, dragon, screwball, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Morons from Outer Space (1985)
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: ship, anti heroes, benign alien, ufo, british army, deadly creature, odd couple, rescue, save the world, friendship, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Monitors (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Earthlings chafe at the peace established by a benevolent alien race and set about to rebel.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: rebellion, propaganda, alien, mad scientist, space and aliens, evil alien, rescue, alien encounter, filmmaking, politics, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 52
Spaced Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The planet earth is in peril of impending doom, and maniacal destructive forces from outer space are closely at hand! Twisted, demented alien terrorists are single-handedly about to reap horrific havoc on earth and threaten life itself. Meanwhile, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: benign alien, evil alien, alien encounter, danger, space and aliens, journalism, save the world, captivity, chaos and mayhem, kidnapping, save the planet, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 19K
Dark Star (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, artificial intelligence, laser, surfing, a.i., boredom, pets, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, chaos, survival, heroic mission, danger, save the world, marines, ufo, alien encounter, military, soldier, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, san diego california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 8K
RocketMan (1997)
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, offbeat, funny, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: astronaut, mars, nasa, chimpanzee, family, farce, anti heroes, comedy of errors, space travel, buddies, goofy hero, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, friendship, supernatural, alien, alien encounter, danger, space and aliens, goofy hero, fall in love, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, punk, marine biologist, whale, adventure, teleportation, invisibility, fish out of water, culture clash ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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