Movies like Spaceballs

If you like "Spaceballs" you are looking for humorous, feel good and not serious movies about / with parody, space travel, adventure, outer space, princess, woman in danger and farce themes of Adventure, Comedy and Sci-Fi genre shot in USA.
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Spaceballs (1987)
 7.1
 170K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, talky, funny, futuristic, stylized, absurd, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, adventure, outer space, princess, woman in danger, farce, daring rescue, space and aliens, danger, heroic mission, race against time, goofy hero, master villain, space battle, alien, satire, prince, heroes, space wars, warp speed, human in outer space, androids, fencing, comb ...
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 dialogue, outer space, mentor, storytelling, space and aliens, catastrophe and weapons mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Spaceballs: Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Paul (2011), Dark Star (1974), Evolution (2001), Mars Attacks! (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: absurd, humorous, witty, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, prince, folk hero, in the woods, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, friends ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.3
 22K
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, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, satire, surfing, laser, artificial intelligence, astronaut, pets, escapades, danger, silly humor, asteroids and comets, hippie ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: malibu california
⇓ 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, funny, satirical, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, benign alien, spacecraft, hitchhiker, sarcasm, fantasy world, intergalactic, friends, buddies, survival ...
Time: future
Place: himalaya, madagascar, norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 118K
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: exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, asteroids and comets, nothing goes right, evil alien, disorder, space and aliens, race against time, danger, desert, dragon, firefighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, epic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space wars, space travel, adventure, evil empire, space and aliens, good versus evil, heroic mission, planet, rebel, intergalactic, creature ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 208K
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: humorous, absurd, not serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, evil alien, alien invasion, mars, ufo, save the world, alien encounter, space and aliens, flying saucer, congress, space travel, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, taj mahal, new york ...
⇓ 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: futuristic, humorous, exciting, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: killer robot, androids and robots, outer space, rescue, space travel, rebellion, danger, nothing goes right, explosion, adventure, cyborgs, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, serious, futuristic, light, funny ...
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, emperor, space travel, parallel world, parody, space opera, space station, space wars, time travel, space and aliens, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: russia, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 147K
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: space wars, outer space, benign alien, parody, mistaken identity, good versus evil, innocence, star, actor, race against time, heroes, spacecraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
58%
 8.0
 57K
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, dark humor, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, space exploration, space and aliens, gay marriage, alien, space battle, danger, distant future, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, space and aliens, save the world, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, adventure, ufo, benign alien, space travel, flying saucer, nasa, outer space, young heroes, alien, artificial intelligence, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1986, year 1978 ...
Place: florida, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: humorous, talky, surreal, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, robot, mad scientist, space travel, teleportation, scientist, imaginary, outer space, androids and robots, space and aliens, astronaut, world domination ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, future dystopia, danger, bounty hunter, survival, daring rescue, rescue, woman in danger, heroic mission, battles, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
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, exciting, semi serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, imaginary, danger, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 91K
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: futuristic, stylized, light, clever, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: invasion, nazism, moon, ufo, outer space, space travel, steampunk, chaos and mayhem, space station, fantasy world, astronaut, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, exciting, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, catastrophe, space travel, spacecraft, stewardess, passenger, landing, grudge, renewed love, cliche, disorder, self control ...
Time: future, 80s, near future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, save the world, spacecraft, space travel, creature, adventure, superhero, anti heroes, imaginary, teamwork, space and aliens ...
Time: future, year 1988, 2010s, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
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: saga, futuristic, humorous, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, time travel, save the world, spacecraft, culture clash, space opera, rescue, nuclear, invisibility, teleportation, fish out of water, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1986, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
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, absurd, funny, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, parody, undercover, spy, secret agents, james bond spoof, good versus evil, dumb, farce, goofy hero, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, space wars, alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, battles, fighter pilot, human in outer space, alien contact, space war ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.0
 56K
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: not serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat
Plot: space wars, evil alien, spacecraft, fish out of water, space travel, abduction, distant planet, alien encounter, imaginary, rivalry, danger, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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: saga, epic, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, outer space, space wars, space and aliens, space opera, good versus evil, rebel, sword fight, heroic mission, rebellion, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 9K
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: astronaut, farce, mars, nasa, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, danger, misfit, nothing goes right, race against time, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.4
 101K
Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: absurd, not serious, humorous, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, youth, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, pirate, disorder, good versus evil, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)
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: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: laser, save the world, adventure, family relations, disorder, suburban life, suburbs, parents and children, rivalry, imaginary, space and aliens, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
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, talky, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, space travel, heroic mission, save the world, benign alien, heroes, anti hero, alien encounter, goofy hero, danger, anti heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%