Movies like Mars Attacks!

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Mars Attacks! (1996)
 6.3
 190K
Mars Attacks!
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, 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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 7.4
The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
UK
32 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, absurd, light and offbeat films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, first contact, storytelling, disorder and chase mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mars Attacks!: Coneheads (1993), Morons from Outer Space (1985), Airplane II: The Sequel (1982), Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988), Spaced Invaders (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.3
 46K
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
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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, ship, anti heroes, parody, benign alien, deadly creature, aliens, vampire human love, odd couple, rescue, save the world, british ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america
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System:   81%
    User:   88%
 
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:   73%
    User:   61%
 
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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, dark humor, not serious, 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:   73%
    User:   72%
 
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
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System:   70%
    User:   58%
 
 7.0
 222K
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:   70%
    User:   100%
 
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:   67%
    User:   60%
 
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie
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: mad scientist, parody, robot, vengeance, puppets, androids and robots, sarcasm, space travel, island, disorder, dialogue, creativity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   69%
 
 5.9
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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:   62%
    User:   65%
 
 6.4
 19K
Dark Star
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, surreal, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, alien, parody, aliens, space opera, existentialism, a.i., first contact, pets, technology gone awry, solitude, mars ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   68%
 
 3.5
 2K
Galaxina
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, alien, space travel, adventure, motorcycle, space opera, androids and robots, spacecraft, first contact, androids, technology, supernatural romance ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
 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:   56%
    User:   100%
 
What Planet Are You From?
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical penis, to impregnate an earthling and stay until the birth. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: alien, cloning, benign alien, fish out of water, mars, culture clash, happy ending, disorder, aliens, space and aliens, babies and infants, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
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 7.1
 154K
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, not serious, talky, 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%
 
The Three Stooges in Orbit
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, mars, parody, fugitives, spacecraft, screwball, aliens, monster, goofy hero, alter ego, space opera ...
Time: 60s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
 6.2
 32K
Orgazmo
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Joe Young is a devout Mormon living in L.A. trying to raise enough money to go back to Utah and marry his girlfriend, Lisa. Joe is spreading the word about the church of Latter Day Saints one day when he's confronted by two burly bodyguards. A ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pornography, superhero, male nudity, culture clash, kung fu, fish out of water, parody, violence, farce, innocence lost, irreverent, mormon ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
My Stepmother Is an Alien
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, light, feel good, funny, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: alien, benign alien, single father, alien invasion, alien encounter, fish out of water, friendship, space and aliens, mentor, goofy hero, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
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, tomato, world domination ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
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Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this campy spy movie spoof Dr. Goldfoot (Vincent Price) has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing over their assets. Secret agent Craig Gamble (Frankie Avalon) and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, comic, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, farce, parody, robot, chase, car chase, androids and robots, goofy hero, androids, camp, secret agent, bikini ...
Time: 60s
Place: tokyo, san francisco, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
 4.8
 52K
The Animal
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When loser Marvin Mange is involved in a horrible car accident, he's brought back to life by a deranged scientist as half man and half animal. His newfound powers are awesome -- but their adverse side effects could take over his life. Now, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, police investigation, goofy hero, chase, dumb, animals, stupidity, lame, reality tv, experiment gone awry, disorder, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
Meet the Applegates
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Giant preying mantis living in a south American jungle decide to move into suburban USA. Disguised as humans, the mantis are planning something.. Could it be connected to dad's job in the power station perhaps ?. One day the daughter mantis ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, satirical ...
Plot: vengeance, dysfunctional family, dangerous animal, family, hidden identity, male nudity, ecology, suburban life, small town, natural disaster, suburbs, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Amazon Women on the Moon
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, media satire, sexualized violence, disorder, mad scientist, storytelling, haunted by the past, irreverent, hospital, anthology, mentor, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s, 1950s
Place: france, paris france
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System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
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:   45%
    User:   51%
 
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 6.7
 40K
Bad Taste
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A team from the intergalactic fast food chain Crumb's Crunchy Delights descends on Earth, planning to make human flesh the newest taste sensation. After they wipe out the New Zealand town Kaihoro, the country's Astro-Investigation and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, bloody, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, gore, small town, splatter, alien, blood, violence, anti heroes, collector, aliens, alien invasion, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new zealand
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System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
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, mentor, stupidity, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
 7.3
 457K
Men in Black
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, 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
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System:   40%
    User:   100%
 
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
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, adventure, space opera, space travel, culture clash, star trek, punk, fish out of water, aliens, alien, first contact, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   35%
 

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The Brother from Another Planet
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An alien slave crash-lands in New York City while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on Earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.
Style: clever, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, touching ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, fish out of water, aliens, drugs, benign alien, urban, space and aliens, segregation, misfit, homeless, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
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Scary Movie 3
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, scary, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, countryside, race against time, splatter, stupidity, dumb, save the world, lame, heroic mission, chases and races, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   40%
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