Movies like The Mouse on the Moon

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The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
 6.4
 2K
The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sequel to The Mouse that Roared; The Tiny Country of Grand Fenwick has a hot water problem in the castle. To get the money necessary to put in a new set of plumbing, they request foreign aid from the U.S. for Space Research. The Russians then send aid as well to show that they too are for the internationalization of space. While the grand Duke is dreaming of hot baths, their one scientist is slapping together a rocket. The U.S. and Soviets get wind of the impending launch and try and beat them to the moon.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, fictitious country, space and aliens, family, politics, political conspiracy, dishonesty, disorder, head of state, nothing goes right, state affairs, misfit partners, cons and scams, silly humor, airplane, spy, queen, pilot, moon, gun, suicide attempt, wine, cold war, father, russian ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: ussr, usa, united states, soviet union

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Most similar movies to The Mouse on the Moon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and light films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, farce, nothing goes right, love and romance, satire and chase mostly in Comedy, Romance and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Mouse on the Moon: The Monitors (1969), Moon Pilot (1962), Canadian Bacon (1995), A Countess from Hong Kong (1967), The Twelve Chairs (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
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The Monitors (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Earthlings chafe at the peace established by a benevolent alien race and set about to rebel.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: satire, alien, rebellion, propaganda, danger, space and aliens, rescue, mad scientist, state affairs, alien encounter, filmmaking, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 429
Moon Pilot (1962)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An Air Force captain inadvertently volunteers to make the first manned flight around the moon. He immediately falls under the watchful protection of various security agencies, but despite all their precautions, a young woman who may be an enemy spy ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, adventure, chase, family, escapades, heroes, benign alien, space and aliens, danger, getting home, chases and races, airplane ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.9
 16K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, satirical, political comedy ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political satire, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Russian countess stows away in the stateroom of a married U.S. diplomat bound for New York.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: stowaway, ship, prostitute, dishonesty, fish out of water, couple relations, fall in love, culture clash, misfit, love and romance, nothing goes right, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hong kong, asia, hawaii, honolulu hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, treasure hunt, hidden treasure, chase, odd couple, obsessive quest, adventurer, nothing goes right, dishonesty, goofy hero, escapades, partners ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The hilarity begins when professor Sherman Klump finds romance with fellow DNA specialist, Denise Gaines, and discovers a brilliant formula that reverses aging. But Sherman's thin and obnoxious alter ego, Buddy Love, wants out...and a big piece ...
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: split personality, physical appearance, alter ego, family, eccentric family, supernatural ability, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, mad scientist, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, parody
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, soldier, danger, save the day, escapades, evil alien, deadly creature, farce, silly humor, space travel, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Strange Bedfellows (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In London, stuffy statesman Carter Harrison meets Toni, a Bohemian artist with a hot Italian temper. The two impulsively marry and then find that they disagree on everything. Shortly afterward they separate. We then meet them five years later on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, boss and employee, down on your luck, nothing goes right, road not taken, love and romance, couples, infidelity, romance, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 2.2
 953
Lovemakers (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hungary, USA, UK, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Small time Hungarian matchmakers get the job to make a Hollywood star fall in love with a Russian businessman's spoiled brat sister. They get one million dollars if they succeed, but if they fail, they will have to pay with their lives.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, disorder, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, cons and scams, dishonesty, silly humor, couples, rivalry, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Garden of Cucumbers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Miss Vicki's father dies, she becomes the world's greatest philanthropist. Unfortunately, she is flat broke! Her loyal butler, Claude Fitzwilliam, leads the household staff to rob from various businesses by charging goods to various ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: philanthropist, secretary, butler, rich, charity, couples, disorder, power relations, criminal heroes, curses spells and rituals, cons and scams, down on your luck ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 60s
Place: philadelphia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Nutty Professor (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, absurd, cult film ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: chemistry, farce, university, laboratory, college, fall in love, satire, hung over, teacher, student, professor, potion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 51K
Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: u.s. president, lookalikes, politics, secret service, political corruption, president, congress, coma, conspiracy, romance, head of state, white house ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family home into a discotheque, ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: chase, road not taken, estate, crime gone awry, chases and races, nothing goes right, fish out of water, dishonesty, disorder, escapades, farce, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: politics, satire, media, head of state, dishonesty, ambition, rise to the top, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, media satire, political corruption, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The American Way (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam vets disturbs television programs from a B-29 airplane. They want to sabotage Mrs Westinghouse's political campaign who is running for the Senate in support of US military involvement in South America. Mrs Westinghouse orders ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, suspense ...
Plot: airplane, vietnam veteran, escapades, military, danger, politics, journalism, state affairs, media, prank, fighting the system, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, farce, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, politician, political satire, president, small town, satire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bruce (Rod Taylor), the owner of a aerospace company, is infatuated with Jennifer (Doris Day) and hires her to be his biographer so that he can be near her and win her affections. Is she actually a Russian spy trying to obtain aerospace secrets?
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, sitcom ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, mistaken identity, romance, nasa, fall in love, laboratory, disorder, cruise, love and romance, goofy hero, secret agents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, san francisco, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Moon Over Parador (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack's acting skills ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: fictitious country, politics, impersonation, dictator, adventure, political unrest, graphic violence, profanity, disorder, strong sexual content, head of state, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, paraguay, south america, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Third Wheel (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, opposites attract, workplace romance, wooing, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, love and romance, nothing goes right, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 23K
Dark Star (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and ...
Style: futuristic, cult film, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, satire, surfing, laser, artificial intelligence, astronaut, a.i., technology gone awry, silly humor, chaos, asteroids and comets, hippie ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: political corruption, golf, politics, political intrigue, cons and scams, state affairs, ego clash, dishonesty, nothing goes right, society, couples, revolution ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Piccadilly Jim (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
Style: ironic, tragicomedy, social, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, society, fall in love, hidden identity, disorder, power relations, dishonesty, couples, romance, snobbism, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phineas T. Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun barrel built into the side of a Welsh mountain, but money troubles, spies and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: adventure, unlikely partners, imaginary, gang, space and aliens, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, fish out of water, heroic mission, farce, disorder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.3
 15K
King Ralph (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, family relations, royal family, rise to the top, head of state, goofy hero, fall in love, king, princess, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: england, las vegas, buckingham palace, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, nasa, astronaut, camelot, friends, time machine, save the world, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, benign alien ...
Place: england, europe, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Who's Got the Action? (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A lawyer begins to win after his wife secretly becomes his bookie to save their money.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: bookies, gambling, bookie, dishonesty, ambition, rivalry, crimes, gangsters, contests and competitions, disorder, silly humor, forces of nature ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 3K
The Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charlie Berns (William H. Macy) is a veteran Hollywood movie producer who has given up on his career and life. That is until his idealistic screenwriter nephew (Jason Ritter) comes bearing the script of a lifetime and Charlie decides to give his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, satirical
Plot: kidnapping, filmmaking, hollywood, movie studio, disorder, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, missing person, down on your luck, nothing goes right, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south africa, london, los angeles, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 984
Way... Way Out (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A platonically wed American couple run a lunar weather station near an unwed Soviet couple.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: cold war, astronaut, pregnancy, isolation, outer space, spacecraft, space station, couples, confined, battle of the sexes, space and aliens, fight ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 1K
R.T.T. (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Florence, his companion of five years, shocks him with the news that she's leaving him, moving to Miami and marrying another man, Arthur loses it. He follows Florence to all the way to Florida with plans to stop the wedding, which is set ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Plot: disorder, adventure, crimes, cons and scams, couple relations, escapades, chases and races, romance, nothing goes right, smuggling, odd couple, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, europe, france, usa, everglades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Nutty Professor (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and ...
Style: humorous, funny, parody, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: split personality, experiment gone awry, physical appearance, mad scientist, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fall in love, alter ego, inventions and discoveries, overweight man, farce, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%