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The Cabbage Soup (1981)
 6.5
 7K
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
Plot: countryside, alien, friendship, friends, destiny, danger, benign alien, disorder, alien encounter, golden years, space marine, space and aliens, outer space, parody, alcoholic, old man, flying saucer, farmer, infidelity, undead, unfaithful wife, alien contact, mayor, mistrust, drunkenness ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Cabbage Soup

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, semi serious and not serious films with plots about space and aliens, alien, disorder, alien encounter, danger, benign alien and parody mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like The Cabbage Soup: Coneheads (1993), *batteries not included (1987), Earth Girls Are Easy (1988), Morons from Outer Space (1985), Illegal Aliens (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ⇓
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: ufo, benign alien, apartment building, eviction, friendship, elderly couple, family, alien encounter, save the day, hopes, space and aliens, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, hawaii
⇓ 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: date night, teens
Plot: disco, spacecraft, romance, benign alien, alien, fish out of water, dancing, bikini, nosy neighbor, beauty salon, swimming pool, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, offbeat, cult film, satirical ...
Plot: outer space, anti hero, ship, mistaken identity, heroic mission, celebrity culture, space travel, friendship, fish out of water, alien encounter, disorder, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 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 ⇓
55%
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, not serious, exciting
Plot: evil alien, alien, alien encounter, danger, anti heroes, space and aliens, law enforcement, disorder, silly humor, farce, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: saint tropez, france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
44%
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, rivalry, escapades, danger, race against time, disorder, sword, chases and races, outer space, alien encounter, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: unhappy marriage, couple relations, crimes, husband wife relationship, notoriety, village, divorce, farmer, lawyer, french countryside, social relations, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, space and aliens, friendship, fall in love, alien encounter, misfit, love and romance, goofy hero, supernatural, danger, single father ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 58
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: captivity, chaos and mayhem, journalism, media, abduction, disorder, save the planet, danger, save the world, escapades, benign alien, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 852
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: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, laboratory, alien, power relations, friends, disorder, misfit, lifestyle, love and romance, imaginary, prostitute, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, offbeat, not serious
Plot: outer space, space station, hacker, benign alien, escapades, rivalry, space travel, satire, disorder, control room, lottery, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 339
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, tense, captivating, dark humor ...
Plot: hitman, zombie, danger, laboratory, disorder, alien encounter, couple relations, parents and children, good versus evil, crimes, rivalry, parody ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, danger, secret agents, unlikely partners, save the world, partners, special agents, alien, farce, adventure, aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: vampire, zombie, countryside, military life, experiment gone awry, survival, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, danger, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 705
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, small town, bar, benign alien, silly humor, alcohol abuse, misfit, space and aliens, getting home, secret agents, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, life is a bitch, space and aliens, graphic violence, profanity, racism, addiction, discrimination, urban, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: save the world, mad scientist, supernatural, save the planet, evil alien, escapades, rivalry, disorder, deadly, alien encounter, heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: alien, halloween, misunderstanding, martian, adventure, catastrophe, friendship, time travel, space travel, alien encounter, technology gone awry, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, save the world, daring rescue, danger, escapades, benign alien, chases and races, race against time, save the day, alien encounter, mad scientist, a.i. ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 233K
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: humorous, funny, sentimental, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, first contact, alien, ufo, alien encounter, friends, chase, escapades, parody, friendship, road trip, geek ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, year 1947, year 1980 ...
Place: nevada, usa, san diego california, arizona, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 10K
Mork & Mindy (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mork & Mindy is an American science fiction sitcom broadcast from 1978 until 1982 on ABC. The series starred Robin Williams as Mork, an alien who comes to Earth from the planet Ork in a small, one-man egg-shaped spaceship. Pam Dawber co-starred ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, surreal, not serious
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: alien, farce, fish out of water, benign alien, imaginary, misfit, family, goofy hero, odd couple, friends, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 268
The Monitors (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Earthlings chafe at the peace established by a benevolent alien race and set about to rebel.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: satire, alien, rebellion, propaganda, disorder, alien encounter, filmmaking, danger, mad scientist, rescue, politics, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, hollywood star
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: futuristic, humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, spacecraft, alien, fall in love, adventure, space and aliens, space travel, motorcycle, disorder, danger, outer space, supernatural romance ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The History of Future Folk (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An alien intending to claim Earth for his people before their homeworld is destroyed by a comet decides not to eliminate humanity when he hears their music. Instead, he lives among them until another alien is sent to find and kill him.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, tense ...
Plot: alien, alien encounter, save the world, rescue, fish out of water, heroes, dishonesty, parents and children, danger, eccentric family, benign alien, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, social relations, family relations, friends, love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, world war one, fall in love, small town, small town life, friendship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dreamship Surprise: Period 1 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hundreds of years after humans have settled on Mars, Regulator Rogul and Lord Jens Maul, lead a force of Martians to Earth in order to conquer the planet. Queen Metaphor looks to the gay heroes aboard the spaceship Surprise -- Captain Kork, Mr. ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, time travel, parody, heroic mission, rivalry, space and aliens, danger, escapades, save the world, survival, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, year 2004, 21st century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: farce, three stooges, catastrophe, submarine, espionage, alien encounter, disorder, spacecraft, inventions and discoveries, rivalry, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
28%