Movies like RocketMan

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RocketMan (1997)
 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, psychotronic, funny, absurd, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: astronaut, farce, mars, nasa, space travel, danger, heroic mission, escapades, space and aliens, misfit, nothing goes right, race against time, comedy of errors, goofy hero, space mission, chimpanzee, adventure, fantasy world, adaptation, family, disney, heroes, partners, anti hero, buddies ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to RocketMan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, light and parody films with plots about escapades, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, disorder, danger and heroes mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like RocketMan: The Reluctant Astronaut (1967), SpaceCamp (1986), Spy Kids (2001), The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001), Evil Alien Conquerors (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, disorder, nagging and grouching, farce, world war one, small town life, americana ...
Time: future, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 13K
SpaceCamp (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. ...
Style: semi serious, intense, inspirational, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, space program, astronaut, trapped in space, adventure, space shuttle, survival, rescue, race against time, outer space, space opera ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s, future
Place: alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.5
 110K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, secret agents, spy, child spy, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, children, kidnapping, rescue, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eight years after the third film, the OSS has become the world's top spy agency, while the Spy Kids department has since become defunct. A retired spy Marissa (Jessica Alba) is thrown back into the action along with her stepchildren when a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: child spy, secret agents, spy, espionage, family, adventure, heroes, save the world, hidden identity, young heroes, heroic mission, child hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remember the good old days when anyone with a camera and a few thousand bucks could schlep up to Bronson canyon and quickly make a cheap sci-fi/horror B-movie? Well, they're back! The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra is an affectionate, meticulous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, benign alien, save the world, heroic mission, space travel, alien encounter, anti hero, danger, anti heroes, goofy hero, heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Evil Alien Conquerors (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inept beings from the planet Kabijj land on Earth and attempt to behead all of its beings and take over the planet
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, disorder, race against time, escapades, danger, rivalry, space and aliens, sword, evil alien, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Flintstones are at it again. The Flintstones and the Rubbles head for Rock Vegas with Fred hoping to court the lovely Wilma. Nothing will stand in the way of love, except for the conniving Chip Rockefeller who is the playboy born in Baysville ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dinosaur, goofy hero, fish out of water, disorder, nothing goes right, misfit, heroic mission, friendship, marriage proposal, best friend, family, silly humor ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: parody, humorous, talky, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, robot, mad scientist, space travel, teleportation, scientist, imaginary, outer space, astronaut, satellite, world domination, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, heroic mission, supernatural, rescue, confined, danger, supernatural ability, disorder, master villain, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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 ⇓
65%
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, benign alien, mars, alien, rescue, spacecraft, martian, family, landing, disorder, alien encounter ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The title says it all. There's a mix up involving stolen diamonds which Ernest has (naturally) made into a yo-yo and given to his would be girlfriend, Rene. But Rene wants a man of action, and doesn't think that Ernest fits the bill. After ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, yo yo, family, friends, disorder, silly humor, mistaken identity, escapades, nothing goes right, partners, adventurer ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ⇓
64%
 6.6
 20K
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, spacecraft, dream, laboratory, adventure, family, alien encounter, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)
Genre: Comedy, 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, not serious, exciting, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: farce, three stooges, catastrophe, submarine, inventions and discoveries, alien encounter, rivalry, goofy hero, fugitives, space and aliens, danger, heroes ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The joke's on absent-minded scientist Wayne Szalinski when his troublesome invention shrinks him, his brother and their wives so effectively that their children think they've completely disappeared. Of course, this gives the kids free rein ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, shrinking, inventor, disorder, parents and children, odd couple, rescue, nothing goes right, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, pets, escapades, dog movie, heroic mission, reincarnation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, semi serious, sexy, parody, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: evil alien, laser, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, imaginary, race against time, family, chases and races, rivalry, space and aliens, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.8
 5K
Thunderpants (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: astronaut, follow your dream, goofy hero, prodigy, ambition, obsessive quest, social misfits, adventure, youth, misfit, teaching the ways of the world, rescue mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dudley Do-Right (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Based on the 60's-era cartoon of the same name. Royal Canadian Mountie Dudley Do-right is busy keeping the peace in his small mountain town when his old rival, Snidely Whiplash, comes up with a plot to buy all the property in town, then start a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: goofy hero, escapades, village life, cons and scams, gold rush, gold, u.s. canadian border, prospector, stereotypes, family, vampire, mountie ...
Place: seattle, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
58%
The Absent Minded Professor (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hailed as one of Walt Disney's most hilarious comedies, The Absent-Minded Professor contains two essential elements for laughter - Fred MacMurray and Flubber, his gravity-defying formula for flying rubber!
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: experiment gone awry, professor, flying car, inventor, basketball, family, college, partners, escapades, mad scientist, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: 1950s, 80s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: space travel, board game, outer space, adventure, astronaut, when the parents are away, getting home, family, danger, stranded, robot, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.7
 3K
Galaxina (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Galaxina is a lifelike, voluptuous android who is assigned to oversee the operations of an intergalactic Space Police cruiser captained by incompetent Cornelius Butt. When a mission requires the ship's crew to be placed in suspended animation ...
Style: parody, futuristic, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, alien, fall in love, adventure, space and aliens, space travel, motorcycle, danger, disorder, outer space, supernatural romance, cryogenics ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two reunite. On the way he discovers France, bicycling and true love, among other things.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, goofy hero, escapades, misfit, actress, videotaping, road trip, movie business, video camera, vacation, love and romance, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, london, french riviera, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down on ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, catastrophe, nothing goes right, save the day, chase, adventure, daring rescue, misfit, odd couple, race against time, save the world, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) is back in a heartwarming adventure of presidential proportions! Maya's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the president of the United States. It seems the First Dog is out of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: veterinarian, animals, silly humor, imaginary, danger, race against time, escapades, pets, save the day, disorder, animal life, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 1.7
 16K
Turks in Space (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The year is 2055, and the universe is in a state of turmoil, awaiting the formation of a government that can establish universal peace. Until such a time, the Orion Union stands in its stead, an uneasy alliance made up not of planets, but of their ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, outer space, space opera, space wars, misfit, rivalry, space travel, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, spacecraft, misfit partners ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Farce of the Penguins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. The huddled ...
Style: parody, not serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, looking for love, animal life, goofy hero, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, danger, disorder, fish out of water, buddies, rescue, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica, south pole, antarctic
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%