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, offbeat, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: government agency, space and aliens, ufo, undercover, partners, creature, secret agents, alien encounter, evil alien, alien, fictional government agency, top secret, rookie, race against time, secret identity, save the world, secret service, patriotism, reluctant partners, intergalactic, rivalry, sacrifice, adventure, mentor, flying saucer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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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, heroes, danger, adventure, dialogue, chase 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), The Fifth Element (1997), Independence Day (1996), 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, offbeat, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, ufo, undercover, alien, race against time, good versus evil, fictional government agency, intergalactic, escapades, space and aliens, friends, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, year 2002 ...
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: exciting, humorous, stylized, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, secret agents, time machine, ufo, sent to the past, alien, creature, race against time, seeing the future, fictional government agency, benign alien ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 60s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, florida, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, space travel, good versus evil, superhero, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, unlikely partners, team, teamwork ...
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, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, afterlife, back from the dead, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, ghost, uncover truth, police detective, partners, escapades, gold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, save the world, alien, future dystopia, good versus evil, heroic mission, end of the world, space and aliens, love, supernatural ability, taxi, heroes ...
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: invasion, evil alien, save the world, ufo, space and aliens, alien invasion, alien encounter, pilot, end of the world, battle, alien, spacecraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, big ben london, berlin germany, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, good versus evil, save the world, heroic mission, imaginary, giant, monster, alien invasion, teamwork, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, battleship, 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, ufo, alien invasion, alien encounter, space travel, spacecraft, flying saucer, secret service, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, big ben london, taj mahal, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, suspenseful, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, secret agents, government agency, heroes, danger, bounty hunter, reluctant partners, disorder, undercover, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sent to the past, destiny, misfit partners, disorder ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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, heroic mission, young heroes, good versus evil, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world, escapades, danger, mad scientist, chase, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, nothing goes right, firefighter, disorder, space and aliens, asteroids and comets, save the world, race against time, danger, desert, dragon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, james bond spoof, good versus evil, undercover, goofy hero, secret agents, master villain, heroic mission, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, year 1967
Place: usa, las vegas, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mad scientist, secret agent, taxi driver, adventure, one man army, save the day, heroic mission, nothing goes right, goofy hero, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: laser, adventure, space travel, race against time, fish out of water, good versus evil, family relations, save the world, misfit, suburban life, experiment gone awry, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, evil alien, alien invasion, invasion, space and aliens, survival, danger, destruction, parents and children, escapades, adventure, disintegration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, algeria, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, parody, chase, mad scientist, rivalry, save the day, chases and races, heroes, psychopath, terrorism, save the world, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, adventure, hitman, space and aliens, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, danger, heroes, evil alien, escapades, space wars ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 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, offbeat, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: benign alien, star, actor, mistaken identity, race against time, innocence, outer space, good versus evil, spacecraft, time travel, adventure, space battle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, humorous, exciting, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, spacecraft, space opera, invisibility, teleportation, marine biologist, whale, adventure, punk, culture clash, storm ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: alien, misunderstanding, martian, adventure, danger, space travel, mistaken identity, time travel, benign alien, anti heroes, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: heroes, alien encounter, tv show, mistaken identity, rivalry, fish out of water, outer space, good versus evil, danger, teleportation, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, suspenseful, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: small town, small town life, disorder, heroes, alien encounter, save the world, danger, evil alien, space and aliens, anti heroes, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Alien Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a revolution to free the human slaves from their alien masters.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, revolution, save the world, chaos, alien encounter, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, rebelliousness, deadly, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, danger, spacecraft, space and aliens, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, fugitives, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, espionage, disorder ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, chases and races, heroes, evil alien, alien encounter, disorder, rivalry, outer space, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: not serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat, comic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, androids and robots, goofy hero, escapades, couple relations, danger, race against time, chases and races, fellow agent, secret agents, undercover, save the world ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, partners against crime, reluctant partners, escapades, weapon system, law enforcement, heroic mission, vengeance, heroes, master villain, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: usa, utah, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 439K
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: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, danger, evil alien, heroic mission, destruction, heroes, giant monster, monster, giant, androids and robots, survival, battles ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, asia, sydney australia, manila philippines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: ufo, evil alien, fbi, first contact, mystery, investigation, government agency, paranoia, special agents, alien, obsession, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, prehistoric times, prehistory ...
Place: antarctica, texas, usa, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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