Movies like Men in Black

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Men in Black (1997)
 7.3
 470K
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 themselves in the middle of a deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, not serious, futuristic, stylized, offbeat, suspenseful, surprise ending, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: government agency, space and aliens, undercover, creature, ufo, secret agents, partners, alien encounter, evil alien, fictional government agency, secret identity, alien, race against time, adventure, mentor, reluctant partners, secret service, patriotism, intergalactic, rivalry, rookie, top secret, flying saucer, save the world, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to Men in Black

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, entertaining and clever films with plots about escapades, dialogue, chase, danger, adventure, mentor and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Men in Black: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), R.I.P.D. (2013), Independence Day (1996), The Fifth Element (1997), The Avengers (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 309K
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, secret identity, space marine, flying saucer, firearm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, massachusetts, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.8
 305K
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, stylized, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, secret agents, alien, time machine, sent to the past, seeing the future, fictional government agency, race against time, benign alien, creature, ufo ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, good versus evil, save the world, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 108K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.
Style: not serious, humorous, buddy comedy, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, afterlife, ghost, back from the dead, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, uncover truth, partners, police detective, gold, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: evil alien, save the world, invasion, space and aliens, ufo, alien invasion, end of the world, battle, pilot, spacecraft, war, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., bombay india, sydney australia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, breathtaking, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, save the world, space and aliens, future dystopia, good versus evil, end of the world, alien, heroic mission, love, adventure, supernatural ability, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 1.2M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, imaginary, alien invasion, monster, superhero team, giant, teleportation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, battleship, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 195K
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 ...
Style: humorous, stylized, macabre, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, parody, mars, white house, alien encounter, flying saucer, outer space, save the world, space travel, heroic mission, ufo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, washington d.c., big ben london, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, small town, chases and races, time machine, teenage life, misfit partners, sent to the past, destiny, disorder ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Men in Black: The Series (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Men in Black: The Series, also known as MIB: The Series and Men in Black: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series that originally aired on The WB's Kids' WB programming block from October 11, 1997 to June 30, 2001. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, secret agents, government agency, reluctant partners, bounty hunter, danger, heroes, escapades, disorder, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, clever, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, misfit partners, inventions and discoveries, time machine, teenager, lightning, flying car, high school dance, electric guitar, adventure ...
Time: future, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 2010s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 98K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, rescue, fantasy world, family, good versus evil, kidnapping, danger, escapades, mad scientist, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: humorous, sexy, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, parody, spy, undercover, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, secret agents, master villain, heroic mission, spy spoof, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1967
Place: usa, las vegas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, evil alien, alien invasion, survival, space and aliens, invasion, danger, parents and children, escapades, ex husband ex wife relationship, adventure, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, rome italy, algeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 72K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, satirical, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: taxi driver, secret agent, martial arts, mad scientist, one man army, heroic mission, adventure, nothing goes right, master villain, race against time, save the world, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, semi serious, idiotic, absurd, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, laser, good versus evil, fish out of water, suburbs, anti heroes, evil alien, family, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, star trek, punk, whale, marine biologist, adventure, teleportation, invisibility, fish out of water ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 137K
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, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, actor, star, innocence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Nude Bomb (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The KAOS organisation has developed a bomb that can dissolve all clothing. Maxwell Smart is brought in to foil this evil plot.
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, mad scientist, parody, chase, master villain, race against time, save the day, save the world, terrorism, heroic mission, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 4.9
 143K
Wild Wild West (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Legless Southern inventor Dr. Arliss Loveless plans to rekindle the Civil War by assassinating President U.S. Grant. Only two men can stop him: gunfighter James West and master-of-disguise and inventor Artemus Gordon. The two must team up to thwart ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, steampunk, heroes, reluctant partners, escapades, partners against crime, heroic mission, old west, master villain, law enforcement, vengeance, weapon system ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: usa, utah, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: small town, save the world, alien encounter, alien invasion, danger, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, anti heroes, evil alien, small town life, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The forces of evil are attempting to recapture a human-inhabited Earth-like planet that has been liberated by rebels. The son of one of the rebel leaders, an electronic genius, searches the galaxy for a hero and finds Captain Zoom, star of a 1950s ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, exciting
Plot: outer space, save the day, distant planet, mistaken identity, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, heroes, rivalry, disorder, space and aliens, master villain ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, exciting, comic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, goofy hero, secret agents, save the world, working undercover, escapades, heroes, undercover, disorder, nothing goes right, androids and robots, master villain ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 112K
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: humorous, exciting, not serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, desert, shampoo, fire truck, governor, napalm, heroic mission, nothing goes right, firefighter, dragon, screwball, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 95K
The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, ufo, fbi, first contact, mystery, government agency, investigation, obsession, alien, special agents, conspiracy, virus ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, prehistory, prehistoric times, 1990s ...
Place: antarctica, texas, europe, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Land of the Lost (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, toilet humor ...
Plot: fantasy world, dinosaur, portal, time travel, adventure, paleontologist, chase, survival, escapades, danger, partners, misfit ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 250K
Green Lantern (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, comic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, alien, transformation, adventure, secret identity, supernatural ability, mad scientist, father son relationship, one man army, protector, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 1991, 1990s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%