Movies like Mars Attacks!

If you like "Mars Attacks!" you are looking for parody, absurd and humorous movies about / with mars, ufo, alien invasion, alien, space and aliens, evil alien and flying saucer themes of Comedy and Sci-Fi genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Mars Attacks! (1996)
 6.4
 229K
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: parody, absurd, humorous, stylized, melancholic, funny, light, futuristic, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mars, ufo, alien invasion, alien, space and aliens, evil alien, flying saucer, disaster, save the world, end of the world, dark humor, heroic mission, usa president, satire, rescue, escapades, demolished city, creature, invasion, apocalypse, catastrophe, congress, mad scientist, monster, distopia ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york, taj mahal, kansas, big ben london, kentucky ...

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Mars Attacks!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, light and weird films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, chase, first contact and alien mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mars Attacks!: Evolution (2001), Coneheads (1993), Galaxy Quest (1999), Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988), The Watch (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 130K
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: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, heroic mission, save the world, evolution, space and aliens, monster, nothing goes right, disaster, disorder, alien contact, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 55K
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: funny, humorous, light, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: alien, fish out of water, adventure, humanity, satire, benign alien, space and aliens, parents and children, family life, dysfunctional family, suburbs, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, satirical, funny, philosophical, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, benign alien, fantasy world, robot, sarcasm, spacecraft, friends, buddies, end of the world, hitchhiker ...
Time: future
Place: england, madagascar, himalaya, london, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 165K
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: parody, funny, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, monster, time travel, mistaken identity, actor, benign alien, alien invasion, sexy woman, shapeshifting, desert, space opera, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
absurd movies
3807
disaster movies
3093
humorous movies
19788
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: scary, parody, humorous, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, monster, alien, small town, alien invasion, killer clown, ufo, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, dark humor, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 129K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: 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: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, suburban life, alien invasion, father daughter relationship, invasion, friendship, space and aliens, heroes, farce, disguise, disorder, super weapon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ 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: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: usa president, space travel, space and aliens, daring rescue, save the world, zero gravity, race against time, benign alien, escapades, save the day, alien encounter, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 36K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, creature, monster, small town, alien invasion, evil alien, space and aliens, chaos, misfit, family in danger, alien contact, alien monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 191K
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: parody, funny, humorous, feel good, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, alien, space opera, adventure, farce, star wars, satire, human in outer space, princess, woman in danger, space battle ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: parody, scary, humorous, surreal, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, space and aliens, disaster, insanity, espionage, rescue, survival, vegetable, chaos, deadly creature, supernatural, food ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)
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: funny, humorous, futuristic, light, parody ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: distopia, adventure, evil alien, kidnapping, alien, first contact, end of the world, mars, fish, fantasy world, fight scenes, dystopic future ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, talky, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, alien, mad scientist, dystopic future, farce, science, benign alien, save the world, heroic mission, space travel, heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 569K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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: entertaining, exciting, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: alien, government agency, ufo, secret agents, space and aliens, partners, invasion, superhero, undercover, save the world, alien encounter, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, plymouth, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 165K
Idiocracy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a ...
Style: thought provoking, absurd, futuristic, humorous, funny ...
Plot: distopia, stupidity, evolution, future dystopia, satire, time travel, society, hibernation, social decay, dimwit, intelligence, brainwashing ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 283K
The World's End (2013)
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: humorous, witty, funny, absurd, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, robot, beer, twists and turns, violence, small town, british, alcoholic, satire, alien, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, year 1990, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 25K
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, philosophical, surreal, parody, humorous ...
Plot: space travel, alien, satire, space opera, alien invasion, space exploration, astronaut, distopia, monster, planet, bomb, aviation ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.6
 3K
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: parody, humorous, stylized, not serious, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, motorcycle, spacecraft, adventure, space opera, robot, alternate reality, transformation, technology, fall in love, space and aliens, disorder ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, feel good, entertaining, parody, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: halloween, alien, martian, mars, catastrophe, adventure, evil alien, alien invasion, small town, gangsters, radio, chase ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
satire movies
5038
rescue movies
5459
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: feel good, futuristic, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, ufo, benign alien, space and aliens, flying saucer, nasa, space travel, alien, getting home, young heroes, family ...
Time: 80s, future, year 1986, year 1978, 20th century ...
Place: florida, miami, miami beach, texas, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, surreal, light, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, superhero, chase, time travel, alien invasion, adventure, mad scientist, rescue, interdimensional travel, scientist, experiment gone awry, electrocution ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938, future
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 146K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: video game, geek, alien, adventure, save the world, alien invasion, family, humanity in peril, chase, transformation, heroes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future, 21st century, year 2015 ...
Place: new york, usa, india, washington d.c., london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 10K
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, entertaining, inspirational, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mars, nasa, farce, space travel, adventure, fantasy world, adaptation, escapades, heroic mission, goofy hero, race against time, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 29K
UHF (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The eccentric new manager of a UHF television channel tries to save the station from financial ruin with an odd array of programming.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, absurd, melancholic ...
Plot: satire, tv show, television, janitor, mad scientist, absurd humor, kidnapping, gambling, filmmaking, fired from the job, imagination, farce ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
escapades movies
10719
funny movies
5678
light movies
9680
 5.1
 123K
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: alien invasion, satire, alien, ghost, save the world, silly humor, teenager, family, haunted house, humour, alien creature, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 149K
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
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: parody, humorous, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: satire, alien, alien invasion, humour, stupidity, silly humor, disorder, heroic mission, save the world, race against time, journalism, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: parody, absurd, funny, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: airplane, disaster, space travel, catastrophe, air disaster, aviation, farce, airport, lone hero, fantasy world, mentor, culture clash ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, near future
Place: houston texas, moscow russia, tokyo, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
What Planet Are You From? (2000)
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, light, satirical, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: alien, cloning, pregnancy, culture clash, fish out of water, humanity, benign alien, satire, misfit, leadership, disorder, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspense, exciting, tense, futuristic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, space and aliens, end of the world, ufo, alien, evil alien, alien encounter, save the world, extraterrestrial, first contact, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, sydney australia, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: feel good, light, humorous, funny, parody ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, date night
Plot: alien, fish out of water, space and aliens, benign alien, friendship, alien disguised as human, eccentricity, mentor, transformation, culture clash, misfit, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 16K
Critters 2 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover's Bend and, before long, the ferocious furballs are on the rampage again.
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, allegory, visually appealing, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: creature, evil alien, space and aliens, monster, easter, alien, creature feature, disaster, catastrophe, mad scientist, small town, alien invasion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%