Movies like Spaceballs

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Spaceballs (1987)
 7.1
 186K
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 of "The Schwartz." Can he master it in time to save the day?
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, talky, funny, futuristic, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, adventure, outer space, space battle, farce, princess, woman in danger, daring rescue, race against time, goofy hero, master villain, heroic mission, alien, satire, heroes, space wars, warp speed, androids, fencing, traffic jam, teleportation, human in outer space, androids and robots, smuggling ...
Time: future, 80s

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Most similar movies to Spaceballs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, light and visually appealing films with plots about outer space, mentor, space and aliens, dialogue, catastrophe, danger and spacecraft mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Spaceballs: Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Galaxy Quest (1999), The Orville (2017), Mars Attacks! (1996), Space Truckers (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, witty, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, forest, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, folk hero, witch, adventure, friends, good versus evil, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Style: light, satirical, funny, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, alien, benign alien, spacecraft, fantasy world, hitchhiker, sarcasm, friends, buddies, intergalactic ...
Time: future
Place: himalaya, madagascar, norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 161K
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show - now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions - are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: space battle, outer space, benign alien, actor, mistaken identity, innocence, heroes, race against time, good versus evil, space wars, spacecraft, time travel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 69K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, feel good, exciting, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space battle, space and aliens, spacecraft, space exploration, dark humor, adventure, gay marriage, alien, alien planet, evil alien ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 224K
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, mars, alien invasion, space and aliens, flying saucer, save the world, outer space, alien, congress, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, new york, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Space Truckers (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, captivating, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: killer robot, androids and robots, cyborgs, outer space, rescue, space travel, space and aliens, rebellion, nothing goes right, adventure, space pirate, stranded ...
Time: future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, surprise ending, parody, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: alien, evil alien, halloween, martian, misunderstanding, adventure, catastrophe, disorder, alien encounter, mistaken identity, friendship, technology gone awry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 24K
Dark Star (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: space travel, satire, surfing, artificial intelligence, astronaut, silly humor, hippie, chaos, technology gone awry, pets, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the ...
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, star wars, space travel, space and aliens, heroic mission, adventure, intergalactic, evil empire, good versus evil, planet, creature ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ufo, benign alien, adventure, flying saucer, space and aliens, space travel, outer space, artificial intelligence, nasa, getting home, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1986 ...
Place: florida, tokyo, miami beach, texas, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 128K
Evolution (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, evolution, save the world, space and aliens, nothing goes right, evil alien, dragon, disorder, race against time, alien invasion, desert, asteroids and comets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 249K
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, unusual plot structure, parody, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, alien, first contact, alien encounter, ufo, special agents, chase, friends, space and aliens, disorder, buddies, hitchhiker ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, year 1980, 1940s ...
Place: nevada, usa, san diego california, austin texas, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Starfighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, alien, space wars, space travel, alien contact, adventure, space and aliens, heroic mission, battles, fighter pilot, human in outer space, planet ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning begins with Captain James B. Pirk of the starship Kickstart shipwrecked on the 21st century Earth with his crew. Originally from the distant future, Pirk and his crew traveled back in time to save the Earth from hostile ...
Style: parody, exciting, serious, futuristic, light ...
Plot: space opera, spacecraft, emperor, outer space, space travel, time travel, parallel world, space wars, save the world, escapades, space and aliens, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: russia, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
37%
 3.6
 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, humorous, not serious, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, alien, fall in love, adventure, space and aliens, space travel, motorcycle, disorder, cryogenics, outer space, supernatural romance, alternate reality ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, disorder, couple relations, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 94K
Iron Sky (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Australia, France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, futuristic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invasion, nazism, steampunk, alternate reality, ufo, flying saucer, moon, outer space, nuclear explosion, astronaut, german, space travel ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women makes an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, adventure, space opera, future dystopia, bounty hunter, survival, rescue, daring rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, space and aliens, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 62K
G.O.R.A. (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slick young Turk kidnapped by extraterrestrials shows his great « humanitarian spirit » by outwitting the evil commander-in-chief of the planet of G.O.R.A.
Style: parody, not serious, stylized, humorous, offbeat
Plot: spacecraft, evil alien, space wars, space travel, fish out of water, abduction, distant planet, alien encounter, rivalry, save the world, escapades, princess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – all the while trying to patch up his relationship with Elaine.
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: space travel, disaster, stewardess, spacecraft, passenger, catastrophe, moon, self control, renewed love, disorder, cliche, grudge ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, near future
Place: houston texas, tokyo, moscow russia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: secret agents, time travel, dumb, spy spoof, spy, farce, undercover, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, heroic mission, female partner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, year 1997, year 1967
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 10K
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: astronaut, farce, mars, nasa, space travel, escapades, heroic mission, goofy hero, race against time, space and aliens, misfit, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: saga, exciting, stylized, epic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, star wars, fantasy world, adventure, space battle, warrior, good versus evil, heroes, space wars, space and aliens, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Fugitives of the Federation for their daring rescue of Spock from the doomed Genesis Planet, Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew begin their journey home to face justice for their actions. But as they near Earth, they find it at the mercy of ...
Style: saga, futuristic, humorous, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, time travel, save the world, teleportation, culture clash, outer space, space opera, evil alien, fish out of water, rescue, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1986, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Return of the Jedi (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping ...
Style: saga, suspenseful, epic, futuristic, dark ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, star wars, space and aliens, space battle, heroic mission, alien, outer space, good versus evil, rebel, warrior, creature, sword fight ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, save the world, space wars, adventure, chaos, battles, society, supernatural, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 72K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, save the world, spacecraft, adventure, terrorism, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: En route to the honeymoon of William Riker to Deanna Troi on her home planet of Betazed, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise receives word from Starfleet that a coup has resulted in the installation of a new Romulan ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, intense, saga ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, teleportation, outer space, cloning, self sacrifice, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, space wars, androids and robots, rivalry ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, life turned upside down, adventure, save the lady, space wars, destiny, heroes, chaos, space travel, creature, future dystopia, space battle ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%