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Morons from Outer Space (1985)
 4.5
 2K
Morons from Outer Space (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story begins on a small spaceship docking with a refueling station. On board are a group of four aliens, Bernard, Sandra, Desmond, and Julian. During a particularly tedious period of their stay at the station, the other three begin playing with the ship’s controls while Bernard is outside playing spaceball. They accidentally disconnect his part of the ship, leaving him stranded while they crash into a large blue planet close by (Earth).
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, cult film, satirical, light, idiotic, absurd, unusual plot structure, ironic ...
Plot: outer space, ship, space and aliens, friendship, heroes, space travel, misfit, partners, save the world, journalism, anti hero, danger, heroic mission, benign alien, disorder, fish out of water, rescue, mistaken identity, odd couple, alien encounter, anti heroes, deadly creature, celebrity culture, ufo, british army ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, light and cult film films with plots about space and aliens, alien, disorder, danger, escapades, heroes and outer space mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Morons from Outer Space: Invasion of the Star Creatures (1962), Illegal Aliens (2007), Mars Attacks! (1996), Spaced Out (2006), My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Invasion of the Star Creatures (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Beautiful alien Amazonian women plan to conquer the world using an army of vegetable monsters. Dim-witted privates Philbrick and Penn bumble into a cave in search of atomic activity but collide instead with fierce carrot-topped tree mutants and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: outer space, soldier, spacecraft, escapades, rivalry, save the world, military, heroes, misfit, evil alien, save the day, danger ...
Time: 60s
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95%
 2.9
 859
Illegal Aliens (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three aliens morph into super-hot babes and arrive to protect the earth from the intergalactic forces of evil. Guided by Syntax, their holographic mentor, these Illegal Aliens are willing to use every trick in the book and every sexy outfit in their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, time travel, save the world, benign alien, master villain, heroes, imaginary, deadly creature, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.3
 209K
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, absurd, not serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, parody, evil alien, alien invasion, mars, save the world, space and aliens, alien encounter, flying saucer, congress, space travel, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, big ben london, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.8
 59
Spaced Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The planet earth is in peril of impending doom, and maniacal destructive forces from outer space are closely at hand! Twisted, demented alien terrorists are single-handedly about to reap horrific havoc on earth and threaten life itself. Meanwhile, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Plot: abduction, disorder, save the planet, captivity, chaos and mayhem, journalism, media, benign alien, escapades, heroes, silly humor, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, space and aliens, friendship, fall in love, alien encounter, goofy hero, misfit, love and romance, supernatural, danger, alien ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, offbeat, semi serious, surprise ending, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: evil alien, alien, halloween, misunderstanding, martian, adventure, catastrophe, danger, misfit, anti heroes, benign alien, save the world ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 32 min.
TV show
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, not serious, offbeat, light, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: ufo, benign alien, outer space, space travel, imaginary, adventure, alien, satire, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, mysterious planet ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The History of Future Folk (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An alien intending to claim Earth for his people before their homeworld is destroyed by a comet decides not to eliminate humanity when he hears their music. Instead, he lives among them until another alien is sent to find and kill him.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, light, tense ...
Plot: alien, alien encounter, fish out of water, save the world, rescue, eccentric family, heroes, benign alien, dishonesty, parents and children, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: humorous, talky, surreal, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, robot, mad scientist, space travel, teleportation, space and aliens, scientist, imaginary, outer space, astronaut, world domination, satellite ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, not serious, talky, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, space travel, heroic mission, benign alien, save the world, goofy hero, danger, alien encounter, heroes, anti heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 51K
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: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, space and aliens, benign alien, family life, parents and children, alien life-form, outer space, alien contact, golf, family relations, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dreamship Surprise: Period 1 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hundreds of years after humans have settled on Mars, Regulator Rogul and Lord Jens Maul, lead a force of Martians to Earth in order to conquer the planet. Queen Metaphor looks to the gay heroes aboard the spaceship Surprise -- Captain Kork, Mr. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, time travel, parody, evil alien, heroic mission, danger, save the world, escapades, space and aliens, rivalry, survival ...
Time: future, 19th century, 21st century, 24th century, year 2004 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 4K
Real Men (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jim Belushi plays a super-competent secret agent on the trail of Russian thugs. John Ritter plays a milquetoast dad who gets mixed up in the caper. The story follows their adventures over the course of a week, in which Ritter develops some guts and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, inspirational, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, espionage, secret agents, danger, unlikely partners, partners, save the world, special agents, alien, farce, adventure, aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 1.7
 16K
Turks in Space (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The year is 2055, and the universe is in a state of turmoil, awaiting the formation of a government that can establish universal peace. Until such a time, the Orion Union stands in its stead, an uneasy alliance made up not of planets, but of their ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, outer space, space opera, space wars, danger, heroic mission, rivalry, partners, heroes, good versus evil, space travel, misfit ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, funny, satirical, light, sexy ...
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Plot: fish out of water, pregnancy, cloning, benign alien, disorder, couples, leadership, misfit, alien, culture clash, falling in love, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Plot: teleportation, space and aliens, dishonesty, heroes, space wars, tv show, outer space, mistaken identity, fish out of water, heroic mission, alien encounter, distant planet ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, funny, satirical, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, benign alien, spacecraft, hitchhiker, sarcasm, fantasy world, intergalactic, friends, alien, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: himalaya, madagascar, norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 149K
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, cult film ...
Plot: space wars, outer space, benign alien, parody, good versus evil, heroes, star, innocence, actor, mistaken identity, race against time, spacecraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Suburban Commando (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his power suit at home, but still finds himself unable to allow ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, bounty hunter, adventure, fish out of water, space travel, heroes, good versus evil, superhero, family, save the world, suburbs, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
 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: futuristic, humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, spacecraft, alien, fall in love, adventure, space and aliens, space travel, motorcycle, danger, disorder, outer space, supernatural romance ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Ticket to Space (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Face à l'incompréhension de la population française quant au montant des crédits alloués à la recherche spatiale, le gouvernement lance une vaste opération de communication. En partenariat avec le Centre spatial français, un grand jeu ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: space station, hacker, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, disorder, danger, escapades, rivalry, lottery, control room, benign alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, scary, suspenseful, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, parody, heroic mission, survival, save the day, save the world, danger, youth, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, exciting, not serious, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: farce, three stooges, catastrophe, submarine, inventions and discoveries, alien encounter, chases and races, rivalry, escapades, fugitives, obsessive quest, espionage ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An alien slave crash-lands in New York City while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on Earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.
Style: allegory, clever, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, misfit, life is a bitch, mute or deaf, graphic violence, racism, discrimination, fish out of water, urban, addiction, benign alien ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 6K
Evil Aliens (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sensationalist reporter Michelle Fox presents the TV show Weird World, with phony matters about UFOS and aliens. When she hears about Cat, a young woman that claims that have been abducted with her boyfriend and become pregnant by aliens, she ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abduction, ufo, pregnancy, evil alien, alien encounter, tv show, countryside, space travel, journalism, space and aliens, supernatural, benign alien ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After learning that his father has signed him up for the space program, Roy reluctantly heads for Houston, only to find out upon arriving that his job is ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, sitcom, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: outer space, nasa, astronaut, space travel, adventure, underdog, small town life, americana, space wars, mistaken identity, small town, down on your luck ...
Time: future, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 755
Simon (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment. After that they try to convince him that he was a living-being from another planet
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, surreal, funny ...
Plot: brainwashing, scientist, evolution, farce, self discovery, mistaken identity, friendship, experiment gone awry, hidden identity, space and aliens, disorder, friends ...
Time: 70s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 20K
Explorers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, alien, friendship, bullying, spacecraft, dream, laboratory, adventure, family, alien encounter, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, save the world, daring rescue, alien encounter, danger, escapades, benign alien, chases and races, race against time, save the day, mad scientist, space travel ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Favorite Martian (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: News producer, Tim O'Hara gets himself fired for unwillingly compromising his bosses' daughter during a live transmission. A little later, he witnesses the crashing of a small Martian spacecraft, realizing his one-time chance of delivering ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fish out of water, disney, mars, alien, rescue, spacecraft, martian, benign alien, family, alien encounter, space travel, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%