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Project: ALF (1996)
 5.4
 3K
Project: ALF (1996)
Original name: Project: Alf
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six years ago, the space alien, ALF, was on his way back to his new home...When the Alien Task Force finally caught him. Now, the story continues to where the series ended. ALF is now protected by the Alien Task Force, but the leader wants to terminate ALF. So two officers decide to save ALF by taking ALF away from him. But the man the officers took ALF to wants to finally reveal ALF to the world.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, puppet, adventure, family, space and aliens, misfit, rescue, chase, on the run, alien encounter, outer space, alien, escape, scientist, soldier, studying, alien life-form, escapades, disorder, van, car, chases and races, reunion, puppet show, cadillac ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and feel good films with plots about space and aliens, family, escapades, adventure, disorder, alien encounter and alien mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like Project: ALF: Moon Pilot (1962), Zenon: The Zequel (2001), Can of Worms (1999), P.U.N.K.S. (1999), My Favorite Martian (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Moon Pilot (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, cult film, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: disney, space exploration, moon, satire, airplane, space travel, space wars, alien encounter, parents and children, family, getting home, adventure ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Zenon: The Zequel (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Zenon Kar is 15 and lives on a space station which the military has taken over and is dismantling. She receives a mysterious signal and must convince everyone that it's from aliens who have come to help them.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, space station, female protagonist, disney, escapades, space and aliens, adventure, mischievous children, alien encounter, family, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.0
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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: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space and aliens, disney, youth, evil alien, cooking and food, alien, halloween, satellite, spacecraft, misfit, computers and web, space wars ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.7
 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, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, adventure, mad scientist, escapades, prodigy, disorder, teenage life, school, family, youth, teenager ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, entertaining, unusual plot structure, romantic ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: disney, alien, mars, martian, benign alien, fish out of water, nasa, family, hidden camera, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, outer space ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: light, humorous, entertaining, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: puppet, adventure, muppets, family, space travel, ufo, friendship, unlikely friendships, secrets, mad scientist, rescue, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenager's life is disrupted when her mother falls in love with an alien.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, disney, family, fish out of water, parents and children, teenage life, remarry, life turned upside down, family relations, misfit, youth, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, light, entertaining, talky, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cat, disney, alien, ufo, adventure, family, benign alien, outer space, dog, human alien relationship, talking cat, telekinesis ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 3.3
 14K
Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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, semi serious, sentimental, unusual plot structure, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: nasa, extraterrestrial, adventure, youth, family, alien encounter, mcdonald's restaurant, coca cola, friendship, happy ending, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.7
 959
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, sex comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien, save the world, benign alien, time travel, alien encounter, evil alien, disorder, master villain, escapades, androids and robots, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Martians, upset that their children have become obsessed with TV shows from Earth which extol the virtues of Santa Claus, start an expedition to Earth to kidnap the one and only Santa. While on Earth, they kidnap two lively children that lead the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, martian, kidnapping, mars, spacecraft, robot, alien encounter, space travel, alien invasion, hostage, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 54K
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: funny, humorous, absurd, light, not serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: space and aliens, fish out of water, alien, alien invasion, outer space, humanity, adventure, satire, benign alien, parents and children, family life, alien life-form ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
No Place Like Home (2002)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mel and Mac are looking for an asteroid to show as a science project. It's hard to do science when they are fighting all the time as (younger) brother and (older) sister. When they are walking through the woods, they see something, but it ...
Style: exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: alien encounter, benign alien, family life, disorder, space and aliens, escapades, family, meteorite, youth, heroes, desert, adopted daughter ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 10K
RocketMan (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.
Style: humorous, entertaining, inspirational, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mars, disney, farce, astronaut, nasa, space travel, adventure, adaptation, fantasy world, escapades, heroic mission, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zenon Kar, a 13-year-old girl who lives on a space station in the year 2049, gets into some trouble and is banished to Earth. With help from some Earth friends she must find her way back.
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, friends, disorder, escapades, misfit, outer space, earth, computer virus, teenager, black girl, friendship, space station ...
Time: 2040s, future, 21st century
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63%
 5.0
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Meet Dave (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.
Style: humorous, funny, semi serious, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: alien, adventure, spacecraft, fish out of water, friendship, family, humanity, captain, robot, stupidity, benign alien, first contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
One Little Indian (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Army deserter (James Garner) flees by camel across the desert with a white boy (Clay O'Brien) raised by Indians.
Style: funny, exciting, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, native american, youth, on the run, americana, desert, countryside, old west, friends, family, adventure, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.6
 200
Cybermutt (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Rex, a good-natured Golden Retriever, is given bionic super powers by an eccentric scientist, he becomes the target of an evil genius determined to possess the new technology at any cost.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, disorder, heroic mission, family life, superhuman powers, rivalry, crimes, pets, escapades, mistaken identity, experiment gone awry, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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, psychotronic, allegory, bad ending, intense ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: submarine, three stooges, farce, catastrophe, outer space, fight scenes, family, chase, animals, alternate reality, alter ego, first contact ...
Time: future, 60s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, futuristic, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ufo, adventure, benign alien, flying saucer, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, nasa, alien, getting home, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1978, future, 20th century ...
Place: florida, miami beach, miami, texas, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emperor Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make Marge his before blowing up the Earth. The Emperor and other inhabitants of his planet are somewhat less than bright, and Dick begins ...
Style: humorous, sexy, clever, parody, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: evil alien, adventure, kidnapping, outer space, alien, stupidity, first contact, fight scenes, fantasy world, surrealism, science, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Christmas Martian (1971)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A martian comes to a small town in Quebec and becomes friends with the town children. He gives them candy to get the children into his spacecraft. This alarms the parents but he wins them over and they have a great big Christmas party.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, winter, snow, martian, family relations, friends, spacecraft, family, space and aliens, youth, adventure, benign alien ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, intense, entertaining, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: astronaut, outer space, nasa, space travel, space exploration, underdog, adventure, animals, sexualized violence, end of the world, fight, alien ...
Time: future, 80s, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, sex comedy ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, save the world, adventure, heroes, disorder, alien encounter, escapades, rivalry, misfit, alien abduction, alien invasion, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: suspense, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, parody ...
Plot: soldier, spacecraft, outer space, farce, silly humor, evil alien, goofy hero, escapades, heroes, misfit, space and aliens, benign alien ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.4
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Ozzie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ozzie is a young koala living in Australia. He is kidnapped by two goons (Buzz and Tank) who work for Max Happy, president of Happy Toys. Legend says that Ozzie speaks English and Max wants to clone Ozzie into hundreds of koalas and sell them for a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neo screwball comedy
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: youth, family relations, family life, child in peril, disorder, escapades, family, rivalry, mischievous children, rescue, kidnapping, cons and scams ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Everything Happens to Me (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Following the events of The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid, Sheriff Hall and H-725 (using the official identity of Charlie Warren) still get no rest from the military: because the little alien has not yet grasped the meaning of keeping a low profile, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, invasion, silly humor, farce, disorder, satellite, small town life, alien encounter, americana, benign alien, escapades, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Still Not Quite Human (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the final film of the series, Chip and his "father" attend a robotics convention. Here, Dr. Carson is kidnapped and replaced by an android. Can Chip and his newfound friends save Dr. Carson from a dangerous competitor?
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, kidnapping, master villain, save the day, obsessive quest, confined, rivalry, daring rescue, adventure, a.i., escapades, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: "Ben 10: Race Against Time" has Ben back in his hometown of Bellwood. Even though he's back in school and leaving his hero adventures behind him, it seems that Ben will be facing his greatest challenge yet.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, race against time, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, master villain, androids and robots, rescue, rivalry, superhuman powers, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
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Thunderbirds (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, rescue, teenage hero, space travel, youth, family, island, outer space, justice, chase, save the day ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london, big ben london, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%