Movies like Men in Black

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Men in Black (1997)
 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 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, not serious, futuristic, entertaining, stylized, offbeat, suspenseful, buddy comedy, surprise ending ...
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, race against time, rivalry, reluctant partners, secret service, patriotism, intergalactic, rookie, top secret, adventure, mentor, save the world, chases and races, danger ...
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 not serious films with plots about escapades, heroes, dialogue, danger, chase, catastrophe and mentor 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
 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 ⇓
91%
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 ⇓
100%
 6.8
 296K
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, time machine, sent to the past, alien, benign alien, ufo, seeing the future, fictional government agency, race against time, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, florida, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.6
 105K
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: humorous, not serious, exciting, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, ghost, afterlife, uncover truth, partners, back from the dead, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, escapades, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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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, 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 ⇓
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, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, save the world, good versus evil, future dystopia, alien, heroic mission, end of the world, supernatural ability, spacecraft, adventure, danger ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 1.1M
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, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, alien invasion, imaginary, monster, giant, teleportation, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, battleship, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: alien encounter, space and aliens, secret agents, government agency, reluctant partners, bounty hunter, evil alien, danger, heroes, escapades, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, teenage life, time machine, misfit partners, sent to the past, disorder, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, surreal, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, white house, mars, parody, alien encounter, congress, space travel, ambassador, flying saucer, casino, ufo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, washington d.c., big ben london, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 246K
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, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, alien, transformation, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, supernatural ability, mad scientist, escapades, father son relationship, one man army, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1991, year 1993 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 96K
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, family, good versus evil, kidnapping, danger, escapades, mad scientist, chase, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 556K
Transformers (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, alien invasion, robot, transformation, artifact, good versus evil, alien, danger, save the world, military, killer robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1890s, 2000s, 19th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ 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: parody, spy, undercover, secret agents, time travel, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, master villain, heroic mission, spy spoof, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, year 1967, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Land of the Lost (2009)
Genre: 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: dinosaur, adventure, paleontologist, chase, survival, escapades, danger, time travel, partners, misfit, portal, parody ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, serious, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, evil alien, space and aliens, alien invasion, survival, adventure, invasion, destruction, danger, rivalry, ufo, fate of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, hiroshima japan, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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 ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jesse and Chester, two bumbling stoners, wake up one morning from a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car. They encounter a variety of people while looking for it, including their angry girlfriends, an angry street gang, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stoners, obsessive quest, stupidity, nothing goes right, misfit partners, anti heroes, teenager, friendship, idiot, buddies, heroic mission, memory loss ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
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, kids, teens
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%
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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 ⇓
28%
 6.9
 432K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, androids and robots, save the world, monster, danger, deadly creature, battles, heroes, space and aliens, giant, heroic mission, anti heroes ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, asia, pacific ocean, australia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 184K
Get Smart (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, double agent, secret service, violin, airplane, dancing, traitor, legs, betrayal, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, los angeles, usa, washington d.c., chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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 ⇓
28%
 4.9
 141K
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, stylized, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: steampunk, mad scientist, reluctant partners, escapades, heroes, disorder, partners against crime, drag, hip hop, master villain, old west, special agents ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, utah, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 177K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, survival, spacecraft, danger, apocalypse, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, isolation, coming of age, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
⇓ 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%