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My Science Project (1985)
 6.0
 6K
My Science Project (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to stop the orb and save mankind.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film, nostalgic, light, feel good, idiotic, weird ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, science, technology gone awry, school, changing the past or future, adventure, high school, teenage life, androids and robots, space and aliens, college, youth, heroes, space travel, teachers and students, save the world, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, high school life, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, chaos, college life ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, semi serious and futuristic films with plots about escapades, heroes, danger, imaginary, adventure, time travel and save the world mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like My Science Project: Back to the Future (1985), Battle Beyond the Stars (1980), Spaced Invaders (1990), Philadelphia Experiment II (1993), Explorers (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, light, humorous, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, time machine, scientist, destiny, time paradox, chases and races, inventor, sent to the past, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lyle Swann is a successful off-road racer who mistakenly gets sent back in time 100 years. When a band of outlaws robs Swann of his motorcycle, he's forced to outfox the gangsters and give in to the seductions of a gorgeous local lady. With ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, road movie, cult film ...
Plot: time travel, desert, motorcycle, gunfight, old west, revenge, experiment, western town, adventure, time loop, gang, danger ...
Time: 19th century, future, 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: adventure, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
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, exciting, semi serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, imaginary, danger, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, offbeat, semi serious, surprise ending, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: evil alien, alien, halloween, martian, misunderstanding, adventure, catastrophe, disorder, anti hero, alien encounter, technology gone awry, radio show ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Philadelphia Experiment II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It is several years after the events of the first movie, and David Herdeg (the survivor of the Philadelphia Experiment from the first film) and Allison (the woman from 1984 he fell in love with) have married and have a child. David awakes, in agony, ...
Style: serious, mind bending, stylized, futuristic, offbeat
Plot: time travel, world war two, ak 47, experiment, adventure, supernatural, hopes, save the world, danger, escapades, disorder, space travel ...
Time: 1940s, future, 80s, year 1993, year 1984 ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 21K
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, dream, spacecraft, laboratory, adventure, family, heroic mission, fish out of water, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Starfighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: space wars, outer space, alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, battles, fighter pilot, human in outer space, space war, alien contact ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Back to the Future Part II (1989)
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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, sent to the past, inventor, alternate reality, scientist, mad scientist, adventure, inventions and discoveries, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Day Time Ended (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A small family relocates to the Sonoran Desert, to be closer to the grandparents of the family. Though there are news reports of a spectacular triple supernova, and the young granddaughter has seen a glowing alien construction behind the barn, the ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat, psychotronic, claymation
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, desert, escapades, misfit, heroes, save the world, danger, androids and robots, benign alien, rescue, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, 70s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Genre: Action, 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: saga, futuristic, humorous, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, time travel, teleportation, save the world, culture clash, outer space, space opera, evil alien, invisibility, nuclear, rescue ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1986, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 9K
Cherry 2000 (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, witty, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, post apocalypse, cyborgs, androids, adventure, distopia, a.i., escapades, future dystopia, heroic mission, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2017, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, sentimental, interesting ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, changing the past or future, time machine, adventure, old west, sent to the past, time loop, alternate reality, inventor, small town, fish out of water ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 5.3
 3K
Crossworlds (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College good guy Joe is drawn into a battle to save the world from arch-enemy Ferris. Joe's heirloom pendant just happens to be the key to the staff that opens doors to the Crossworlds. When Laura shows up to check on the key and Ferris' ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, portal, evil alien, changing the past or future, chaos, heroic mission, technology gone awry, college, supernatural romance, self discovery, space travel, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, save the world, space wars, adventure, space and aliens, society, good versus evil, heroes, danger, supernatural, ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 20K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, save the world, good versus evil, family, friendship, space travel, danger, supernatural ability, rescue, rivalry, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 2.4
 4K
Theodore Rex (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading them to a mad scientist bent on creating a new Armageddon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, murder, imaginary, goofy hero, mad scientist, buddies, save the world, partners, unlikely partners, danger, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.4
 9K
Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, clock, space and aliens, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rescue, save the world, regeneration, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
100 Million BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scientist from the failed Philadelphia Experiment leads a team of Navy SEALs back in time to the Cretaceous Period to rescue the first team he sent back during the 1940s. Things go wildly awry though, when on his return he accidentally brings a ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, tense, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, time travel, dinosaur, experiment gone awry, rescue, chaos and mayhem, heroes, adventure, imaginary, fish out of water, technology gone awry, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, prehistory, contemporary, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Journey to the Center of Time (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientists must prove their time travel experiments can produce results, so their funding won't be cut off. They push their equipment, and travel 5000 years into the future, where they encounter aliens who are looking for a planet to colonize.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time machine, time travel, danger, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, escapades, chases and races, adventure, evil alien, rescue, save the world ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, space and aliens, changing the past or future, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, imaginary, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, year 1939, 1930s ...
Place: russia, atlantic ocean, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 11K
Returner (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an alien invasion threatens to annihilate the human race, a young Japanese girl, named Milly (Anne Suzuki), travels back in time from 2084 to October 2002, and enlists the reluctant aid of skilled Tokyo gunman, named Miyamoto (Takeshi ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, neo noir, tech noir, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, hitman, save the world, ufo, adventure, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, escapades, changing the past or future, space and aliens, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 71K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space and aliens, space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space opera, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, technology gone awry, future dystopia, time travel, battles, chaos, master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, apocalypse, rescue, future dystopia, post apocalypse, chaos, save the world, adventure, survival, heroic mission, danger, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Land of the Lost (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: funny, parody, humorous, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, time travel, dinosaur, paleontologist, chase, escapades, portal, danger, partners, survival, misfit, toilet humor ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 1K
P.U.N.K.S. (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, prodigy, escapades, adventure, mad scientist, disorder, imaginary, family, school, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 14K
Clockstoppers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Until now, Zak Gibbs' greatest challenge has been to find a way to buy a car. But when he discovers an odd wristwatch amidst his father's various inventions and slips it on -- something very strange happens. The world around him seems to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, danger, escapades, save the world, rivalry, imaginary, master villain, disorder, eccentric family, parents and children, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 2.9
 888
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, light, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, time travel, alien encounter, save the world, benign alien, imaginary, deadly creature, disorder, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%