Movies like Project: ALF

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Project: ALF (1996)
 5.5
 2K
Project: ALF (1996)
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, adventure, space and aliens, family, misfit, chase, on the run, chases and races, puppet, escapades, disorder, rescue, alien encounter, puppets, scientist, soldier, alien life-form, studying, escape, alien, outer space
Time: 90s

Most similar movies to Project: ALF

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and exciting films with plots about family, space and aliens, escapades, disorder, adventure, danger and alien encounter mostly in Family, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Project: ALF: Moon Pilot (1962), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), P.U.N.K.S. (1999), Can of Worms (1999), My Favorite Martian (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 379
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, chases and races, danger, heroes, getting home, space and aliens, chase, adventure, benign alien, family, satire, airplane ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
100%
 4.9
 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, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, escapades, adventure, prodigy, mad scientist, teenager, school, teenage life, disorder, imaginary, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.0
 824
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: misfit, satellite, spacecraft, cooking and food, space wars, getting home, family, pets, save the world, youth, benign alien, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, 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, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, family, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, youth, misfit, remarry, life turned upside down, high school life, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 2.9
 862
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, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, save the world, evil alien, benign alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, time travel, escapades, master villain, heroes, imaginary, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, ufo, cat, benign alien, family, adventure, silly humor, alien encounter, fish out of water, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, ufo, friendship, mad scientist, puppet, puppets, family, heroic mission, benign alien, rescue, goofy hero, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Zenon: The Zequel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, 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: not serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: space station, benign alien, escapades, space and aliens, family, mischievous children, youth, adventure, mission gone awry, disorder, fish out of water, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, semi serious, idiotic, absurd, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: laser, save the world, adventure, family relations, disorder, suburban life, suburbs, parents and children, rivalry, imaginary, space and aliens, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 50K
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: fish out of water, space and aliens, alien life-form, benign alien, family life, parents and children, outer space, alien contact, golf, family relations, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, spacecraft, children, robot, space travel, alien encounter, santa claus, christmas, fish out of water, culture clash, disorder, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, space and aliens, danger, family, escapades, disorder, family life, meteorite, meteor, chases and races, imaginary ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: on the run, native american, chase, family, escapades, partners, soldier, adventure, opposites attract, chases and races, countryside, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, soldier, misfit, space and aliens, deadly creature, rivalry, save the world, farce, silly humor, battles, danger ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, obsessive quest, family, rivalry, daring rescue, adventure, imaginary, danger, family relations, killer robot, human nature, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 9K
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, not serious, entertaining, inspirational, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: astronaut, farce, mars, nasa, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, danger, misfit, nothing goes right, race against time, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, androids and robots, imaginary, on the run, heroes, hidden identity, satellite, disorder, silly humor, escapades, space and aliens, americana ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.4
 181
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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, animal life, family life, heroic mission, family, pets, escapades, daring rescue, rivalry, crimes, superhuman powers, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.4
 5K
Joker (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1947 when the maps of India and Pakistan were being drawn, an oversight ensured that the village of Paglapur didn't find a place in either country. Over 60 years later, Paglapur is isolated, and in need of help. The residents seek help, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: adventure, society, misfit, social relations, disorder, working the system, negligence, fish out of water, bollywood, village, craziness, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 38K
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, semi serious, funny, idiotic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: spacecraft, alien, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, captain, benign alien, disorder, alien encounter, escapades, mission gone awry, crew ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, canadian science fiction
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: alien encounter, friendship, small town life, small town, spacecraft, family relations, friends, space and aliens, family, adventure, benign alien, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 740
Space Cases (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Space Cases is a science fiction television series that aired on Nickelodeon for two seasons. Created by Peter David and Bill Mumy, it premiered on March 2, 1996, and was cancelled a year later. It aired for a time on Nickelodeon's Saturday ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: spacecraft, space and aliens, androids and robots, escapades, danger, imaginary, family, commander, academy, androids, robot, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space station, friendship, outer space, escapades, misfit, friends, disorder, fish out of water, space and aliens, best friends, rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mystery Monsters (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Tommy has just joined the cast of the top-rated kids' show, "Captain Mike's Mystery Monsters," and is anxious to find out just how the special effects crew gets the monsters to work. Imagine his surprise when he discovers ...
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: escapades, danger, heroes, superhuman powers, save the day, imaginary, evil alien, adventure, puppet, family, space and aliens, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 129
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: semi serious, humorous, neo screwball comedy
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: family life, family relations, family, rescue, disorder, escapades, rivalry, danger, mischievous children, youth, child in peril, cons and scams ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, save the day, pets, treasure hunt, danger, farce, pirate, youth, escapades, animal life, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, offbeat, sitcom, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: outer space, nasa, astronaut, space travel, adventure, underdog, small town life, americana, space wars, mistaken identity, small town, down on your luck ...
Time: future, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.6
 25K
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: mistaken identity, babies and infants, baby, mad scientist, twins, family, adventure, imaginary, prank, goofy hero, danger, rescue ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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