Movies like Nukie

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Nukie (1987)
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Nukie (1987)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: South Africa, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two alien brothers crash their ship in the U.S. They get separated, and one searches the country for the other one.
Plot: alien, scientist, twins, computer, radio, helicopter, telepathy, missionary, african tribe, extraterrestrial, space travel, sexploitation, outer space, nun, pain
Place: south africa, africa

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Most similar movies to Nukie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, humorous, semi serious and cult film films with plots about alien, outer space, spacecraft, scientist, extraterrestrial, space and aliens and children mostly in Sci-Fi, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Nukie: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), The Glitterball (1977), Gray Matter (2018), The Boy from Andromeda (1991), D.A.R.Y.L. (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: benign alien, alien, ufo, first contact, nasa, friendship, adventure, healing power, flying saucer, levitation, suburbs, alien contact ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Glitterball (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Two teenage boys try to help a tiny spherical alien get back to its mothership, while the army and a devious petty crook pursue the creature for its wonderful powers.
Style: psychotronic
Audience: kids
Plot: extraterrestrial, children, alien, spacecraft, child, child protagonist, best friends, government agent, criminal, sphere
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.0
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Gray Matter (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Since the 1940's alien beings known as "GRAYS" have been sighted around the globe with the thought that they visit our planet to study our species and civilization before they eventually invade...but what if we're wrong? What if ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: extraterrestrial, alien, meteorite, alien technology, flying saucer, parasite, alcohol, ray gun, alien possession, warehouse, swat team, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Boy from Andromeda (1991)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
TV show
Story: On a holiday to Mt Tarawera, teenager Jenny finds an odd shard of metal. In this third episode of the kids sci-fi series she meets its owner: 'Drom' — a survivor of an alien mission to deactivate a planet-annihilating space gun (aka ...
Plot: children, volcano, alien, spacecraft, robot, monster, outer space, boy, child, extraterrestrial, computer, star
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Daryl is a normal 10-year-old boy in many ways. However, unbeknown to his foster parents and friends, Daryl is actually a government-created robot with superhuman reflexes and mental abilities. Even his name has a hidden meaning -- it's ...
Style: serious, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, chase, gate, computer, robot, childhood, forest, baseball, memory loss, a.i., danger, young heroes ...
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Night Caller (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The inhabitants of Ganymede need to find mates from another world or they will become extinct. They soon discover a suitable breeding stock amongst the females of planet Earth.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: outer space, soldier, alien abduction, scientist, extraterrestrial, teleportation, alien, post apocalypse, teenage girl, police, footprint, commander ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star (1986)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three aliens from the planet Taros land on Earth and are befriended by a Wyoming rancher's son.
Plot: gasoline, spacecraft, love, teenage boy, creature, dirt bike, grandfather grandson relationship, ranch, senator, female humanoid alien, grandfather, outer space ...
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Lord Doom, evil master of Proyas, the Dark Planet, sends Kraa the Sea Monster to Earth as part of his plan to dominate the galaxy. To keep the meddling hands of the Planet Patrol out of his scheme, he incapacitates their nearby space station. ...
Plot: outer space, alien, sea monster, midget, space station, evil plot, biker
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1962)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Martians replace scientist & his family to pave way for invasion.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: martian, mansion, christmas, outer space, scientist, alien invasion, family relations, mars, alien, estranged couple
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: 1990s, 90s, future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that gives it special powers, including the ability to communicate with humans, has eluded the authorities and seeks the help of a scientist in order to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, telekinesis, cat, ufo, benign alien, family, adventure, alien encounter, fish out of water, friendship, animal life, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 61
PSI Factor (1980)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Aliens from another dimension cross space and time to come to Earth. A scientist tries to discover what their motives are.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: alien, scientist, conspiracy, ufo, husband wife relationship, first contact, alien space craft
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, alien encounter, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctor Who and his companions are hurled into the future and make a horrifying discovery: the Daleks have conquered Earth! The metal fiends have devastated entire continents and turned the survivors into Robomen.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, spacecraft, good versus evil, evil alien, heroes, race against time, escapades, heroic mission, alien encounter, adventure, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Pet Shop (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kids' film about a couple of aliens who come to earth and open up a pet shop in an attempt to try and eat some of earth's children for dinner.
Plot: pet shop, alien, female director, witness protection, hitman, human trafficking, alien abduction, pets, family relations, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, plumber ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
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Skyrunners (2009)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tyler and his brother find an alien ship which makes Tyler appear older and gives him other abilities. This turns his high school life upside down, and may enable him to help his older brother's love life. After he is abducted by beings who ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, surprise ending, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: spacecraft, ufo, evil alien, super powers, alien encounter, rescue, space and aliens, space travel, life turned upside down, abduction, heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Gammera the Invincible (1966)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An atomic explosion awakens Gammera, a giant fire breathing turtle monster from his millions of years of hibernation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, psychotronic
Plot: airplane, turtle, giant monster, monster, dangerous animal, ocean or sea, chaos, mutant, ocean, chaos and mayhem, friendship, supernatural ...
Time: prehistory
Place: tokyo, japan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Official Denial (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man who claims to have been abducted by aliens is also abducted by a top secret government agency, the Majestic Group, who want him to attempt to communicate with the only surviving alien from a UFO shot down by the Air Force. Telepathically, the ...
Plot: alien abduction, ufo, alien, telepathy, general, government agency, military
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Baby Geniuses (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baby, babies and infants, mistaken identity, mad scientist, twins, family, adventure, imaginary, prank, goofy hero, danger, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Voyage to the End of the Universe (1963)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2163 the starship Ikarie XB-1 (Ikarus XB-1) is sent to the mysterious "White Planet" orbiting the star Alpha Centauri. Travelling at near-light speed, the journey takes around 28 months for the astronauts, although the effects ...
Style: futuristic, cult film, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: alien planet, spacecraft, alien, surrealism, trapped in space, robot, radiation, space travel, nuclear, planet, dinner, crew ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Man in Outer Space (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this routine, allegorical sci-fi drama by Czech director Oldrich Lipsky, a disgruntled worker accidentally finds himself aboard a spaceship (long story), and five hundred years later he comes back with a super-advanced being to a whole new world. ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: extraterrestrial, alien, rocket, outer space, greed, satire, invisibility, time travel, morality, change in lifestyle, anti-hero, fish out of water ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, imaginary, benign alien, youth, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Shakedown - Return Of The Sontarans (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The space solar yacht Tiger Moth under the command of no-nonsense Captain Lisa Deranne is on a cruise taking some rich misfits on a voyage through space. Unfortunately on their travels they have picked a stowaway, a shape-changing Rutan, a race that ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: monster, bounty hunter, sacrifice, spacecraft, alien, trapped in space, alcohol, return, space travel, punched in the face, merchant, catastrophe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ufo, adventure, benign alien, flying saucer, space travel, outer space, nasa, space and aliens, young heroes, alien, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1986 ...
Place: florida, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 872
Can of Worms (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.
Style: offbeat, humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: satellite, spacecraft, misfit, evil alien, cooking and food, space and aliens, family life, teenage life, space wars, family, getting home, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.
Style: serious, idiotic, humorous, sweet, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, family, adventure, world war two, family life, forces of nature, wilderness, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, rivalry ...
Time: prehistory, 80s, prehistoric times
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 2K
Stereo (1969)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Disguised as an educational film. Stereo purports to be a report on the "Canadian Academy of Erotic Inquiry's" experiments to induce telepathy in eight experimental subjects. It follows the effects of the experiment using the ...
Plot: telepathy, experiment, suicide, psychiatrist patient relationship, medical profession, polyamory, aphrodisiac, sexuality, paranormal phenomena, psychiatrist, scientist, sex game ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mutiny in Outer Space (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An expedition to the lunar ice caves contracts a deadly moon-fungus. Stopping en route they contaminate a space station with the fungus, which soon begins to take over the entire place.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: space station, quarantine, extraterrestrial, contamination, space travel, mutiny, outer space, military, scientist, moon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Lost Saucer (1975)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Lost Saucer is an ABC network television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft. It first aired September 6, 1975.
Plot: space travel, crash landing, laser beam, flying saucer, robot, alien, time travel, alien contact, spacecraft, outer space, space exploration
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Odysseus and the Stars (1976)
Genre: Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of children are investigating a chain of mysterious events during the seventies.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: troublemaker, shaving, outer space, child protagonist, drawing, counting money, explosion, flying, mother daughter relationship, construction site, teacher, cactus ...
Time: year 2000, 2000s, year 1975, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%