Movies like Spaceballs

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Spaceballs (1987)
 7.1
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Spaceballs
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: humorous, talky, not serious, funny, feel good, witty, absurd, dark, light, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, farce, space travel, adventure, space opera, chase, alien, outer space, desert, master villain, technology, space wars, chases and races, star wars, space and aliens, danger, storytelling, escapades, vengeance, destiny, fantasy world, dialogue, space battle, heroes, aliens ...
Time: future, 80s
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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
USA
124 min.
 8.8
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
USA
121 min.
 8.6
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Most similar movies to Spaceballs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, clever and not serious films with plots about dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, fantasy world, chase and escapades mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Spaceballs: Galaxy Quest (1999), The Ice Pirates (1984), Spaced Invaders (1990), Airplane II: The Sequel (1982), Mom and Dad Save the World (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.3
 134K
Galaxy Quest
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 Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of ...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: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, alien, parody, outer space, benign alien, transformation, space travel, aliens, space opera, chase, television, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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System:   95%
    User:   93%
 
The Ice Pirates
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, parody, treasure hunt, time travel, space travel, space opera, robot, destiny, chase, outer space, alien, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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Spaced Invaders
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, offbeat, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: alien, adventure, alien invasion, halloween, small town, aliens, androids and robots, anti heroes, first contact, benign alien, weapons, mars ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   77%
 
Airplane II: The Sequel
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: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, space travel, airport, spacecraft, airplane, goofy hero, farce, rescue, save the day, mentor, nothing goes right, danger ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   74%
 
Mom and Dad Save the World
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, idiotic, absurd, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, parody, fish out of water, stupidity, anti heroes, suburbs, chase, sexualized violence, brutality, dialogue ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   79%
 
 5.9
 8K
RocketMan
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, funny, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: mars, family, space travel, nasa, farce, anti heroes, comedy of errors, astronaut, buddies, goofy hero, dumb, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   60%
 
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Genre: 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: futuristic, exciting, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, space opera, space travel, culture clash, star trek, punk, fish out of water, aliens, alien, first contact, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   58%
 
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Battle Beyond the Stars
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, semi serious, offbeat, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, outer space, space opera, death, androids and robots, drinking, evil alien, mad scientist, mentor, alien, master villain, aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   77%
 
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, futuristic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, afterlife, robot, heavy metal, death, seance, misfit partners, high school, farce, rock and roll, cyborgs ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
Futurama: Bender's Game
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Leela is insulted by a group of space-rednecks (like regular rednecks, but in space) she enters the Planet Express ship in a demolition derby. She emerges victorious, but when she brings the damaged ship home and the Professor sees the fuel ...
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, futuristic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, alternate reality, imagination, obsession, androids and robots, insanity, danger, fantasy world, escapades, irreverent, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: mine, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   61%
 
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remember the good old days when anyone with a camera and a few thousand bucks could schlep up to Bronson canyon and quickly make a cheap sci-fi/horror B-movie? Well, they're back! The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra is an affectionate, meticulous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, monster, science, alien, anti heroes, parody, benign alien, deadpan, dialogue, race against time, existentialism, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   62%
 
 6.4
 39K
Spies Like Us
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, chase, cold war, farce, adventure, mistaken identity, secret service, on the road, fish out of water, spies, parody ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, afghanistan, russia, asia, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, 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, offbeat, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, mad scientist, alien, chase, superhero, cult, heroic mission, time travel, aliens, chases and races, space and aliens, desert ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   70%
 
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History of the World: Part I
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, farce, revolution, roman empire, nothing goes right, torture, verbal byplay, social differences, religions or cults, jesus, storytelling, irreverent ...
Time: 18th century, 15th century, 16th century, ancient history, future ...
Place: france, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   71%
 
Suburban Commando
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, futuristic, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, superhero, family, bounty hunter, vengeance, androids and robots, ship, kids and family, benign alien, suburbs, chase, alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   60%
 
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
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: suspenseful, semi serious, futuristic, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, space travel, survival, space opera, maze, good versus evil, post apocalyptic, androids, first contact, adventurer, mars, androids and robots ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
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: epic, exciting, semi serious, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space opera, rebellion, good versus evil, space travel, adventure, sword fight, desert, destiny, alien, outer space, master villain, star wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Leela becomes an outlaw when she and a group of ecologically-minded feminists attempt to save an asteroid of primitive life forms and the Violet Dwarf star from being destroyed, while Fry joins a secret society and attempts to stop a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, not serious, futuristic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, firefly, danger, mars, first contact, secrets, storytelling, twists & turns, imaginary, rivalry, dialogue, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
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My Science Project
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, light, idiotic
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: adventure, high school, science, time travel, school, androids and robots, college, dinosaur, alien, mad scientist, changing the past or future, police investigation ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   54%
 
In Like Flint
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flint is again called out of retirement when his old boss finds that he seems to have missed 90 seconds while golfing with the president. Flint finds that the president has been replaced by an actor (Flint's line [with a wistful look] is ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, adventure, mad scientist, espionage, spy, brainwashing, good versus evil, island, women, spies, 007, goofy hero ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, cuba, moscow russia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
 5.3
 45K
Coneheads
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, offbeat, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, stranded, aliens, alien invasion, misfit, first contact, suburbs, disorder, family, space and aliens, screwball ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this campy spy movie spoof Dr. Goldfoot (Vincent Price) has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing over their assets. Secret agent Craig Gamble (Frankie Avalon) and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, comic, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, farce, parody, robot, chase, car chase, androids and robots, goofy hero, androids, camp, secret agent, bikini ...
Time: 60s
Place: tokyo, san francisco, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
Robin Hood: Men in Tights
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: humorous, witty, twists and turns, not serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, farce, adventure, folk hero, witch, thief, in the woods, swashbuckler, righting the wronged, bdsm, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, egypt, new jersey, jerusalem, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
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 6.3
 189K
Mars Attacks!
Genre: Action, 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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, surreal, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, mars, alien, alien invasion, end of the world, sarcasm, anti heroes, white house, aliens, congress, president, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, taj mahal, big ben london, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   100%
 
 6.8
 14K
Strange Brew
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Something is rotten at the Elsinore Brewery. Bob and Doug Mackenzie (as seen on SCTV) help the orphan Pam regain the brewery founded by her recently-deceased father. But to do so, they must confront the suspicious Brewmeister Smith and two teams of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, chase, beer, buddies, farce, dumb, drinking, stupidity, goofy hero, brewery, dialogue, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
 5.8
 6K
Caveman
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this comedy, Atouk becomes leader of the misfit cavemen. Disgraced and cast out of his tribe for lusting after Lana, the mate of tribe's head muscle man, Atouk stumbles along gathering other misfits and learning a bit about the world outside ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, friendship, anti heroes, buddies, goofy hero, social misfits, underdog, dialogue, mentor, screwball, rescue, dinosaur ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 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: humorous, sexy, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, spy, time travel, culture clash, good versus evil, undercover, british, spies, assassin, goofy hero, secrets, 007 ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 90s, year 1967, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   63%
 
Return of the Killer Tomatoes!
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, sexy, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, parody, chase, androids and robots, dangerous animal, transformation, deadly creature, goofy hero, ninja, master villain, world domination, tomato ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   55%
 

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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky ...
Style: epic, exciting, semi serious, futuristic, dark ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, space travel, space opera, adventure, rebellion, mentor, sword fight, destiny, outer space, betrayal, rebel, alien ...
Time: future
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System:   54%
    User:   48%
 
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Galaxina
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, offbeat, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, alien, space travel, adventure, motorcycle, space opera, androids and robots, spacecraft, first contact, androids, technology, supernatural romance ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
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