Movies like The Cabbage Soup

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The Cabbage Soup (1981)
 6.6
 8K
The Cabbage Soup (1981)
Original name: La Soupe aux choux
Genre: Comedy, 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, flying saucer, alien contact, mayor, remote village, back from the dead, hunchback, cabbage, friendship, friends, destiny, danger, benign alien, disorder, alien encounter, golden years, space and aliens, alcohol, executioner, human alien, culture clash, alien language, outer space, food ...
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, offbeat and parody films with plots about disorder, alien, space and aliens, benign alien, alien encounter, danger and escapades mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like The Cabbage Soup: Coneheads (1993), Earth Girls Are Easy (1988), *batteries not included (1987), Morons from Outer Space (1985), The Troops & Aliens (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 52K
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: space and aliens, fish out of water, benign alien, family life, parents and children, 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, not serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: disco, spacecraft, romance, space and aliens, benign alien, alien, fish out of water, dancing, hospital, makeover, dream, bikini ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: 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, friendship, eviction, elderly couple, family, alien encounter, save the day, disorder, unlikely partners, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Morons from Outer Space (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 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, offbeat, parody, cult film ...
Plot: outer space, disorder, misfit, space travel, heroic mission, mistaken identity, friendship, celebrity culture, ship, alien encounter, fish out of water, anti hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: humorous, exciting, not serious
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, alien, alien encounter, cyborgs, save the day, escapades, nothing goes right, danger, anti heroes, space and aliens, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: saint tropez, french riviera, france, cote d'azur, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.9
 855
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, time travel, save the world, benign alien, imaginary, deadly creature, disorder, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, space and aliens, friendship, alien encounter, fall in love, goofy hero, misfit, love and romance, supernatural, danger, alien ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: unhappy marriage, crimes, couple relations, husband wife relationship, notoriety, village, farmer, divorce, lawyer, french countryside, investigation, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ⇓
41%
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: humorous, not serious, parody, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, space station, hacker, outer space, space travel, disorder, danger, escapades, rivalry, control room, lottery, benign alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 62
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, offbeat ...
Plot: journalism, media, captivity, chaos and mayhem, abduction, disorder, save the planet, save the world, danger, heroes, benign alien, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, parody, psychotronic
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, soldier, danger, save the day, escapades, evil alien, deadly creature, farce, silly humor, space travel, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 897
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: evil alien, coming of age, laboratory, alien, alien encounter, fish out of water, student life, college life, friendship, college, switching roles, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Trail of the Screaming Forehead (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small town infestation of crawling alien foreheads that begin attaching to people and taking them over collides with a scientist's experiments to extract foreheadazine and things go horribly horribly wrong.
Style: stylized, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, supernatural, mad scientist, save the planet, danger, disorder, alien encounter, heroes, escapades, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, mistress, snobbism, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, friendship, comedy of errors, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An alien slave crash-lands in New York City while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on Earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.
Style: allegory, clever, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, disorder, healing power, profanity, graphic violence, racism, urban, discrimination, fish out of water, addiction, overdose ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 708
Phil the Alien (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Phil the Alien crashes to Earth and find himself alone in the wilds of northern Canada. In the process of going home he goes from drunk to christian rock singer to mass murder.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: alien, prostitute, bar, small town, benign alien, silly humor, alcohol abuse, getting home, misfit, space and aliens, secret agents, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 4K
Real Men (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jim Belushi plays a super-competent secret agent on the trail of Russian thugs. John Ritter plays a milquetoast dad who gets mixed up in the caper. The story follows their adventures over the course of a week, in which Ritter develops some guts and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, inspirational, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, espionage, unlikely partners, danger, secret agents, partners, save the world, special agents, alien, farce, adventure, aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.3
 340
Overtime (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Raph and Max only kill bad guys, and only after their boss Sam, a high-powered attorney, has cashed a nice paycheck for getting her sleazy clients off the hook. When Sam sends our heroes on a routine hit, they find themselves caught up in a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, zombie, danger, laboratory, disorder, couple relations, alien encounter, parents and children, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, dark humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
2001: A Space Travesty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leslie Nielsen once again plays a bumbling detective in the vein of the 'Naked Gun' movies, but this time as Marshall Richard 'Dick' Dix. When odd reports are received through official channels stating that the President of the ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, daring rescue, alien encounter, danger, escapades, benign alien, chases and races, race against time, save the day, space and aliens, imaginary, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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 ⇓
32%
 7.0
 238K
Paul (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, sentimental, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, alien, first contact, alien encounter, ufo, space and aliens, chase, hitchhiker, friends, disorder, buddies, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, year 1947, year 1980 ...
Place: nevada, usa, san diego california, wyoming, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
What Planet Are You From? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical penis, to impregnate an earthling and stay until the birth. The ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, pregnancy, cloning, benign alien, couples, disorder, leadership, misfit, alien, culture clash, falling in love, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.7
 5K
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, captivating, feel good, light, ironic ...
Plot: time travel, hibernation, fish out of water, misfit, family life, disorder, family relations, pretense, make believe, society, culture clash, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1900s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: france, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, escapades, deadly, farm, disorder, gory, space and aliens, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
28%
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, offbeat, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, telekinesis, cat, ufo, benign alien, family, adventure, disorder, animal life, friends, friendship, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: countryside, lifestyle, best friends, love and romance, family relations, friends, social relations, world war one, fall in love, friendship, small town, small town life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
27%
 6.1
 3K
Barbecue (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his 50th birthday, a man who's been watching his weight, health and temper all his life suffers a heart attack. He's been doing everything he was told he should do and it still didn't help. He decides to turn the page and let loose.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, life turned upside down, starting over, midlife crisis, disorder, hopes, infidelity, holiday, heart attack, unfulfillment, friends, swimming pool ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%