Movies like Paul

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Paul (2011)
 7.0
 238K
Paul (2011)
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 uncomfortably close, Paul escapes on the first RV that passes by his compound in Area 51. Fortunately, it contains the two earthlings who are most likely to rescue and harbor an alien on the run.
Style: funny, humorous, parody, sentimental, not serious, absurd, witty, entertaining, talky, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, alien, first contact, alien encounter, ufo, space and aliens, chase, hitchhiker, friends, special agents, buddies, disorder, invisibility, chases and races, alien space craft, escapades, friendship, top secret, unlikely friendships, silly humor, fugitives, road trip, fbi, space travel, geek ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 1940s, year 1980, year 1947
Place: nevada, usa, san diego california, wyoming, arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, cult film and funny films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, chase, first contact and redemption mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Paul: Hot Fuzz (2007), The World's End (2013), Men in Black 3 (2012), Men in Black II (2002), Evolution (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 471K
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, cult film, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, murder, arrest, new job, serial killer, partner, conspiracy, village, fish out of water, disorder, rivals, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.0
 264K
The World's End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, anti hero, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, escapades, anti heroes, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 339K
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
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: humorous, buddy comedy, exciting, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, secret agents, alien, changing the past or future, hi-tech, ufo, sent to the past, space and aliens, time traveler, race against time, benign alien ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, florida, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, fantasy world, alien, sarcasm, intergalactic, friends, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: madagascar, himalaya, norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 348K
Men in Black II (2002)
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, exciting, stylized, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, ufo, buddy cop, alien, save the world, extraterrestrial, undercover, race against time, alien invasion, secret agents, good versus evil, fictional government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1978, year 2002 ...
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 121K
Evolution (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evolution, space and aliens, save the world, evil alien, heroic mission, dragon, nothing goes right, disorder, race against time, danger, asteroids and comets, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 123K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: suburbs, space and aliens, heroes, friendship, profanity, alien invasion, alien, evil alien, silly humor, super weapon, lifestyle, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, epic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: ufo, alien, first contact, alien abduction, alien contact, a vision, technology, contact, flying saucer, benign alien, space and aliens, spacecraft ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: wyoming, mongolia, indiana, india, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 18K
Earth to Echo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, sentimental, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ufo, alien, friendship, adventure, buddies, investigation, benign alien, family, young heroes, escapades, youth, life turned upside down ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 310K
The Interview (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to ...
Style: absurd, humorous, exciting, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, journalism, profanity, cia, farce, buddies, head of state, coup d'etat, assassination plot, topical humor, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, usa, asia, korea, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Attack the Block (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, bleak, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: gang, deadly creature, alien encounter, monster, evil alien, chase, teenage life, danger, meteor, profanity, meteorite, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 52K
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: space and aliens, fish out of water, benign alien, family life, parents and children, alien life-form, outer space, golf, family relations, alien contact, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: alien encounter, supernatural, evil alien, alien, buddies, teenage life, young heroes, friends, adventure, space and aliens, battles, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having satisfied their urge for White Castle, Harold and Kumar jump on a plane to catch up with Harold's love interest, who's headed for the Netherlands. But the pair must change their plans when Kumar is accused of being a terrorist. Rob ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, funny, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, interracial relations, racism, chases and races, nothing goes right, heroes, silly humor, prison sex, friendship, on the road, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, florida, alabama, cuba, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, dinosaur, time travel, paleontologist, chase, escapades, portal, danger, partners, survival, misfit, toilet humor ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 174K
Spaceballs (1987)
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: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, space and aliens, farce, woman in danger, princess, daring rescue, master villain, race against time, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, drugs/alcohol, friends, destiny, midlife crisis, jacuzzi, profanity, ski resort ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: usa, chernobyl, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 58K
Cocoon (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: elderly, space and aliens, cocoon, benign alien, golden years, senior citizen, alien, retirement home, first contact, fountain of youth, cancer, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: buddy comedy, idiotic, humorous, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, farce, road trip, prank, friends, disorder, silly humor, misfit partners, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, el paso texas, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, imaginary, space travel, adventure, alien, satire, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, mysterious planet ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 152K
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: parody, humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: space wars, outer space, benign alien, mistaken identity, race against time, heroes, good versus evil, star, innocence, actor, spacecraft, space battle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: parody, witty, humorous, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, dark humor, zombie, cult, siege, zombie outbreak, survival, friends, anti heroes, zombie attack, supernatural, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
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 6.3
 213K
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: parody, humorous, absurd, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien invasion, mars, space and aliens, flying saucer, save the world, alien encounter, outer space, congress, space travel, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, big ben london, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, mad scientist, puppet, puppets, ufo, family, heroic mission, benign alien, rescue, escapades, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, danger, imaginary, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: ufo, time travel, adventure, flying saucer, benign alien, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, nasa, young heroes, alien, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, 70s, year 1986 ...
Place: florida, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Both guys are at a ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: marijuana, road trip, stoners, nothing goes right, fast food, on the road, racial slur, odd couple, encounter, journey, police chase, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Strange Wilderness (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, tv show, obsessive quest, animal life, nothing goes right, disorder, escapades, race against time, rivalry, prank, wilderness, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 528K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, absurd, parody, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, dark humor, danger, road trip, plague, chaos and mayhem, deadly, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%