Movies like The Cabbage Soup

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The Cabbage Soup (1981)
 6.5
 8K
The Cabbage Soup (1981)
Original name: La Soupe aux choux
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup.
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody
Plot: countryside, alien, alien contact, flying saucer, back from the dead, mayor, remote village, hunchback, friendship, friends, destiny, alien encounter, disorder, benign alien, golden years, space and aliens, executioner, culture clash, outer space, cheating wife, food, alcoholic, old man, farmer, undead ...
Time: 80s
Place: france

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Most similar movies to The Cabbage Soup

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and offbeat films with plots about disorder, space and aliens, friendship, friends, alien, benign alien and alien encounter mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The Cabbage Soup: Coneheads (1993), Earth Girls Are Easy (1988), *batteries not included (1987), The Children of the Marshland (1999), The Troops & Aliens (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, space and aliens, benign alien, parents and children, family life, alien life-form, outer space, golf, family relations, alien contact, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this musical comedy, Valerie is dealing with her philandering fiancé, Ted, when she finds that a trio of aliens have crashed their spaceship into her swimming pool. Once the furry beings are shaved at her girlfriend's salon, the women ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, not serious, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: spacecraft, disco, romance, space and aliens, benign alien, alien, fish out of water, dancing, nosy neighbor, beauty salon, police, hospital ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
*batteries not included (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.
Style: sweet, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: ufo, benign alien, apartment building, eviction, friendship, elderly couple, family, alien robot, save the day, alien encounter, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Children of the Marshland (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film is set in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river in 1918. Riton is afflicted with a bad-tempered wife and three unruly children. Garris lives alone with his recollections of World War I trenches. Their daily life consists of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: countryside, social relations, friends, family relations, fall in love, small town life, small town, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, best friends, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Troops & Aliens (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The bungling inspector Cruchot (Funès) finds himself trying to save the residents of St. Tropez from some oil-drinking humanoid aliens. The only way to tell the aliens from the real people, besides their constant thirst for oil-products, is that ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous
Plot: evil alien, gendarmerie, alien, cyborgs, alien invasion, disorder, farce, silly humor, save the day, goofy hero, space and aliens, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Morons from Outer Space (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story begins on a small spaceship docking with a refueling station. On board are a group of four aliens, Bernard, Sandra, Desmond, and Julian. During a particularly tedious period of their stay at the station, the other three begin playing with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, satirical, light ...
Plot: outer space, ship, space travel, celebrity culture, mistaken identity, friendship, fish out of water, heroic mission, alien encounter, benign alien, deadly creature, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 63K
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: space and aliens, elderly, benign alien, cocoon, golden years, fountain of youth, alien, first contact, retirement home, senior citizen, life & death, cancer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: best friends, family life, parents and children, couples, friends, couple relations, friendship, little girl, bittersweet, youth, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 8.1
 179K
PK (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: India, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: This experimental satire is a comedy of ideas about an alien in the city, who asks questions that no one has asked before. They are innocent, child-like questions, but they bring about catastrophic answers. People who are set in their ways for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: benign alien, society, supernatural, fish out of water, disorder, alien, love, religion, alien contact, cause and meaning, friendship, atheism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.7
 952
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, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, save the world, benign alien, time travel, alien encounter, disorder, master villain, escapades, androids and robots, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Monkey in Winter (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who has stopped drinking- and then dreaming- and who thanks to a young man who tries to forget a lost love in alcohol will turn drunk again during an exciting night.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: couples, alcohol abuse, buddies, friendship, partners, small town life, alcoholic, post war, world war two, friends, marines, temptation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: france, europe, normandy, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, parody ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, friendship, space and aliens, alien, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, alien contact, misfit, goofy hero, love and romance, fall in love, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Crime in Paradise (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed Jojo from murder is the threat of the guillotine...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, fairy tale ...
Plot: unhappy marriage, couple relations, crimes, husband wife relationship, notoriety, village, farmer, lawyer, divorce, french countryside, murder, village life ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 717
Human Highway (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Human Highway is a 1982 comedy film starring and co-directed by Neil Young under his pseudonym Bernard Shakey. Dean Stockwell co-directed the film and acted along with Russ Tamblyn, Dennis Hopper, and the band Devo. Included is a collaborative ...
Style: surreal, exciting, not serious, humorous, psychotronic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, acid, surrealism, silly humor, disorder, power relations, friends, gas station, chaos, buddies, space and aliens, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 4K
Good Boy! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, thought provoking, tense, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: talking dog, outer space, dog, space and aliens, friendship, pets, space travel, human animal relationship, mission, mentor, benign alien, family ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 520
Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, dark humor, disorder, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, pregnant daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, rivalry, escapades, race against time, disorder, alien invasion, space and aliens, sword, evil alien, farce, silly humor, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Ticket to Space (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Face à l'incompréhension de la population française quant au montant des crédits alloués à la recherche spatiale, le gouvernement lance une vaste opération de communication. En partenariat avec le Centre spatial français, un grand jeu ...
Style: not serious, humorous, parody, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, hacker, outer space, space station, space travel, disorder, rivalry, escapades, benign alien, lottery, satire, astronaut ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 3.3
 15K
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, psychotronic, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, benign alien, disorder, space and aliens, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 846
Malevil (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In southern France, in a quite little town, the mayor, who also owns a castle with some cattle, is in the wine cellar with some other people: the pharmacist, the veterinary, and some of his employees. As they are drinking wine, they hear a terrible ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, disaster, mountain, escape, fascism, cooking and food, chaos, nuclear holocaust, tunnel, mentally unstable, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 3K
All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, elderly, couple relations, parents and children, friends, golden years, bittersweet, female nudity, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 6K
Hibernatus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His descendants take care of him: to spare him the cultural ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, ironic ...
Plot: time travel, hibernation, fish out of water, family life, disorder, misfit, family relations, pretense, society, culture clash, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: france, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: self discovery, life turned upside down, infidelity, couples, couple relations, disorder, gay interest, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, gender, sex scene, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 4.6
 83
Spaced Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The planet earth is in peril of impending doom, and maniacal destructive forces from outer space are closely at hand! Twisted, demented alien terrorists are single-handedly about to reap horrific havoc on earth and threaten life itself. Meanwhile, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, parody ...
Plot: disorder, abduction, save the planet, journalism, media, captivity, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, space and aliens, heroes, save the world, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Girl from Paris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that she buys an isolated farm from Adrien, an old farmer who ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: isolation, farm, starting over, fish out of water, friendship, disorder, love and romance, odd couple, elderly, hopes, couple relations, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, parody, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: spacecraft, soldier, outer space, disorder, battles, farce, silly humor, evil alien, goofy hero, escapades, heroes, misfit ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In September 2011 writer Michel Houellebecq briefly disappeared off the face of the earth. Wild rumours began circulating on the Internet that he’d been abducted by Al-Qaeda or aliens from outer space. Some Twitter users even expressed relief that ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Plot: confined, unlikely criminals, crimes, writer's life, friendship, farce, dark humor, abduction, kidnapping, friends, writers, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 1K
Dr. Alien (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the mysterious and sexy Ms. Xenobia takes over the biology class at the local college, the dating life of supergeek Wesley Littlejohn takes a serious turn. Littlejohn agrees to be a lab rat for the professor's unusual vitamin research ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sex comedy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: laboratory, coming of age, evil alien, alien, college, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, alien encounter, teenage love, student life, high school life, college life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Papa Was Not a Rolling Stone (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The 1980s. Stéphanie grows up in La Courneuve, on the outskirts of Paris, in a home where her mother is rarely there and her step-father is brutal. She quickly decides to escape her morose everyday life. Thanks to her grandmother's love, ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: follow your dream, hopes, youth, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, society, teenage life, parents and children, family problems, friendship, dysfunctional family, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%