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Small Soldiers (1998)
 6.2
 98K
Small Soldiers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, stylized, intense, talky, witty, satirical, parody ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: toy comes to life, soldier, heroes, suburbs, objects come to life, family, battles, technology gone awry, store, good versus evil, satire, small town, boy, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, violence, toys, graphic violence, escapades, rivalry, chaos, siege, weapons, technology, military ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio

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Most similar movies to Small Soldiers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, exciting and semi serious films with plots about escapades, adventure, heroes, dialogue, mentor, good versus evil and rivalry mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Small Soldiers: Star Kid (1997), Speed Racer (2008), Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997), Suburban Commando (1991), Cats & Dogs (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by evil Medusa, who wants to take over the park and hold the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, hostage, family, daring rescue, save the day, escapades, buddies, heroes, rivalry, vigilantism, eccentric family, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 3K
Star Kid (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when the meteor falls into local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - the wise and strong robot from another galaxy. Spencer puts Cybersuit on and becomes a different kind of guy
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space and aliens, superhero, androids and robots, adventure, family, escapades, good versus evil, fantasy world, robot, brutality, child hero, family life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 73K
Speed Racer (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Speed Racer is the tale of a young and brilliant racing driver. When corruption in the racing leagues costs his brother his life, he must team up with the police and the mysterious Racer X to bring an end to the corruption and criminal activities. ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: race, family, car race, car chase, hotshot hero, family relations, obstacle, contests and competitions, ambition, family problems, supportive parent, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, inventor, misfit, nothing goes right, mischievous children, rescue, odd couple, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, year 1997
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Suburban Commando (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his power suit at home, but still finds himself unable to allow ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: benign alien, adventure, bounty hunter, space travel, fish out of water, heroes, good versus evil, space and aliens, superhero, family, save the world, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.1
 59K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: family, pets, talking animals, dog, heroes, secret agents, rivalry, chase, rescue, good versus evil, goofy hero, adventure ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.4
 794K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, courage, secret identity, transformation, double life, heroes, good versus evil, experiment, experiment gone awry, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.8
 447K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, robot, superhero, disney, heroes, young heroes, androids and robots, boy genius, child prodigy, adventure, friends, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.5
 57K
The Rocketeer (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930s Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, zeppelin, adventure, family, flying man, gangsters, treasure hunt, adaptation, betrayal, unlikely friendships, hollywood ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 20th century, year 1938, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.2
 14K
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, semi serious, feel good, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, teenage hero, rescue, good versus evil, chase, outer space, family, space travel, save the day, youth, young heroes, family in danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london, san francisco, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last cannister of the ooze that created the Turtles, which Shredder wants to create an army of new mutants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, ninja, good versus evil, antidote, fight, turtle, mutant, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, secret identity, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A quartet of mutated humanoid turtles clash with an uprising criminal gang of ninjas
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: ninja, mutant, martial arts, adventure, superhero, secret identity, good versus evil, friendship, turtle, fighting crime, save the day, master villain ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.7
 346K
The Lego Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Denmark, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.
Style: not serious, humorous, satirical, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: lego, adventure, save the world, creativity, toys, friendship, chosen one, prophecy, heroic mission, family, journey, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 141K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, geek, adventure, save the world, heroes, alien, alien attack, family, nerd, escapades, gamer, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa, india, washington d.c., london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: space travel, board game, outer space, adventure, family, when the parents are away, astronaut, getting home, stranded, robot, youth, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 640K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, technology, good versus evil, ant, supernatural power, super speed, shrinking, escapades, heroes, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, outer space, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, time travel, save the planet ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations -- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano -- were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will ...
Style: feel good, surreal, entertaining, absurd, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy becomes reality, superhero, adventure, school, young heroes, escapades, imaginary friend, friendship, shark, heroes, child protagonist ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 58K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, escapades, super soldier, space and aliens, survival, heroic mission, secret laboratory, chaos and mayhem, military, science, battles, save the world ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, virginia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: evil alien, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, space and aliens, rivalry, race against time, family, escapades, misfit, daring rescue, time travel ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.3
 962K
Toy Story (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from ...
Style: touching, exciting, humorous, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, toys, adventure, rescue, friends, disney, jealousy, family, rivalry, teamwork, bad guy, foe turned friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.4
 632K
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still ...
Style: sincere, exciting, sentimental, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, double life, super villain, teenage hero, scientist, secret identity, mad scientist, disguise, student, good versus evil, spider man character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, plymouth, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, futuristic, exciting, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, adventure, spacecraft, heroes, space and aliens, teamwork, space travel, superhero, creature, save the world, reluctant partners ...
Time: future, year 1988, year 2014, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, transforming robot, androids and robots, battles, chaos, cyborgs, transformation, giant robots, evil alien, military, extraterrestrial, fictional war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, shanghai, usa, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 626K
Transformers (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, exciting, heroic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, alien, man versus machine, transforming robot, giant robots, androids and robots, good versus evil, computer cracker, alien invasion, teenage girl, transformation, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1890s, 2000s, 19th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pentagon, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, family relations, fish out of water, baby, inventor, giant, family, experiment gone awry, parents and children, escapades, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 780
Level Up (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Four very different high school teenagers battle trolls, ghouls and a dark leader of them named Maldark in a video game that goes haywire and releases the battle into the real world (IMDb.com).
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, save the world, rivalry, youth, parallel world, video game, friendship, supernatural, battles, nerd, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, race against time, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, save the world, master villain, androids and robots, rescue, rivalry, superhuman powers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Jingle All the Way (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, toys, father son relationship, family, parents and children, family life, christmas party, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.0
 995K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, stylized, parody, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, immortality, revenge, mutant, dark humor, escapades, fight scenes, supernatural ability, regeneration, invulnerability ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%