Movies like Men in Black

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Men in Black (1997)
 7.3
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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 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, futuristic, entertaining, not serious, funny, stylized, clever, suspense, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, government agency, undercover, secret agents, adventure, mentor, fictional government agency, partners, rivalry, secret identity, evil alien, technology, aliens, alien invasion, conspiracy, chase, conspiracy theory, first contact, weapons, race against time, end of the world, destiny, catastrophe, storytelling, creativity ...
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, clever, exciting and funny films with plots about dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, chase, storytelling, adventure and transformation mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Men in Black: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), R.I.P.D. (2013), The Fifth Element (1997), The Avengers (2012), Independence Day (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.1
 298K
Men in Black II
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, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, destiny, good versus evil, undercover, aliens, end of the world, dog, buddies, evil alien, catastrophe, lame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, year 1978, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   90%
 
 6.8
 296K
Men in Black 3
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: exciting, not serious, humorous, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, alien, alien invasion, technology, space travel, secret agents, time machine, aliens, revenge, moon, changing the past or future, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, future, 1960s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, florida, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   86%
 
Guardians of the Galaxy
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, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, raccoon, save the world, team, supernatural, outer space, danger, villain, love and romance, shooting, journey, adventure ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   100%
 
 5.6
 105K
R.I.P.D.
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, entertaining, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, ghost, death, police, investigation, police corruption, chase, betrayal, crimes, law enforcement, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   91%
 
The Fifth Element
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, stylized, breathtaking, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, alien, future dystopia, heroic mission, supernatural ability, space travel, humanity in peril, save the world, dystopic future, fight scenes, love story, life philosophy ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   100%
 
 8.1
 1.1M
The Avengers
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, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, good versus evil, superhuman powers, comics, weapons, save the world, heroic mission, superhero team, teleportation, chase, assassin, humanity in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, battleship, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   100%
 
Men in Black: The Series
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: secret agents, alien encounter, government agency, reluctant partners, gunfight, bounty hunter, evil alien, danger, heroes, erased memory, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   100%
 
Independence Day
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, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: alien, war, president, alien invasion, end of the world, apocalypse, survival, space travel, ufo, invasion, aliens, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, bombay india, washington d.c., big ben london, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
 6.5
 184K
Get Smart
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, funny, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, parody, secret service, betrayal, surveillance, chase, secret agents, spies, heroic mission, escapades, weapons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, russia, usa, moscow russia, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   100%
 
 6.5
 161K
Ghostbusters II
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five years after they defeated Gozer, the Ghostbusters are out of business. When Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement to aid her and hopefully save New York City from a new paranormal threat.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, courtroom, ghost, ghosts, underdog, slime, single mother, painting, danger, urban, heroes, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, year 1989
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   100%
 
 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:   28%
    User:   25%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   28%
 
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, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, parody, fish out of water, stupidity, suburbs, anti heroes, chase, sexualized violence, brutality, dialogue ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   21%
 
 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:   25%
    User:   20%
 
Back to the Future Part II
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, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate reality, greed, misfit partners, alternate universe, time loop, time, odd couple, high school, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   100%
 
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.
Style: exciting, talky, serious, epic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space opera, space travel, adventure, spacecraft, teleportation, alien, star trek, outer space, man versus machine, a.i., first contact, aliens ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
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: absurd, humorous, funny, satirical, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: spy, parody, goofy hero, spy spoof, secret agents, time travel, james bond spoof, good versus evil, undercover, 007, stupidity, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 90s, 1990s, year 1967
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   27%
 
 7.0
 214K
Paul
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing ...
Style: humorous, funny, sentimental, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, benign alien, parody, adventure, road trip, first contact, friends, escapades, chase, geek, foul language, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s, year 1980, year 1947
Place: nevada, usa, wyoming, san diego california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   21%
 
 4.9
 177K
After Earth
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: futuristic, stylized, serious, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, survival, father son relationship, alien, alien invasion, jungle, space travel, young heroes, spacecraft, first contact, aliens, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   24%
 
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of failing high school students -- Bill S. Preston, Esquire and Ted "Theodore" Logan -- are visited by a time traveler from the future who takes them on an adventure through time to gather up actual historical figures to help them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, futuristic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, high school, adventure, heavy metal, teenager, misfit partners, verbal byplay, friendship, rock and roll, changing the past or future, mentor, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, 1810s, 1900s ...
Place: california, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   20%
 
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, 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, semi serious, offbeat, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, mad scientist, alien, chase, superhero, cult, heroic mission, time travel, aliens, chases and races, space and aliens, desert ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   27%
 
Dude, Where's My Car?
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: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stupidity, dumb, obsessive quest, parody, alien, buddies, friendship, teenager, idiot, heroic mission, nothing goes right, road trip ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   26%
 
Back to the Future
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: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, destiny, fish out of water, mad scientist, inventor, misfit partners, changing the past or future, teenage life, teenager, disorder ...
Time: future, 80s, 1950s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   22%
 
 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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, mars, alien, alien invasion, end of the world, sarcasm, anti heroes, white house, aliens, congress, president, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, washington d.c., big ben london, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   100%
 
Land of the Lost
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, funny, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: adventure, time travel, escapades, fantasy world, chase, survival, dinosaur, parody, danger, paleontologist, alien, partners ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   23%
 
The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 32 min.
Story: An Earth Man and his alien friend escape an exploding Earth, and set forth on an odd adventure across the universe with a known fugitive. Based on the book by Douglas Adams, the dialog follows the book closely. This was originally a 6-part series ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, british, outer space, ufo, benign alien, spacecraft, cult, imagination, radio, book, alien encounter, adaptation ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   21%
 
 7.0
 438K
Oblivion
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, apocalypse, memory loss, survival, chase, alien invasion, alien, dystopic future, cloning, space travel, nasa, memory ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   24%
 
 7.1
 162K
Stargate
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: teleportation, space travel, adventure, immortality, alien, outer space, military, space opera, desert, time travel, ancient mystery, archaeology ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, 1920s, 1990s
Place: egypt, mine, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   25%
 
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, futuristic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, afterlife, robot, heavy metal, death, misfit partners, high school, farce, rock and roll, cyborgs, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   19%
 
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