Movies like Spaceballs

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Spaceballs (1987)
 7.1
 154K
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, talky, not serious, feel good, witty, psychotronic, surprise ending, funny, absurd, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, outer space, space battle, farce, adventure, princess, master villain, space wars, space marine, space mission, password, altar, comb, galaxy, nose, plastic surgery, shield, temple, chases and races, space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
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, light, futuristic and exciting films with plots about danger, escapades, space travel, outer space, dialogue, space and aliens and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Spaceballs: Galaxy Quest (1999), Mars Attacks! (1996), The Orville (2017), Airplane II: The Sequel (1982), Galaxina (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.3
 134K
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 Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of ...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, surprise ending ...
Plot: benign alien, outer space, race against time, space battle, spacecraft, mistaken identity, good versus evil, adventure, actor, star, innocence, distant planet ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 190K
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, not serious, offbeat, surreal, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, white house, mars, parody, alien encounter, congress, space travel, ambassador, flying saucer, casino, ufo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, washington d.c., big ben london, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 36K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, humorous, exciting, feel good, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space exploration, outer space, alien, ex husband ex wife relationship, distant future, evil alien, sexual humor, space battle, spacecraft, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, absurd, satirical, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, hitchhiker, outer space, benign alien, spacecraft, robot, survival, galaxy, adventure, friends, intergalactic ...
Time: future
Place: norway, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, not serious, witty, exciting, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: space travel, parody, stewardess, passenger, spacecraft, goofy hero, rescue, space marine, moon, coffee, save the day, nothing goes right ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.5
 2K
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, offbeat, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, spacecraft, alien, space travel, harley davidson, laser, cryogenics, motorcycle, androids and robots, adventure, supernatural romance, exercise ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, good versus evil, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: outer space, space travel, space and aliens, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, totalitarianism, heroic mission, power relations, evil empire, attack, master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.9
 28K
Barbarella (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.
Style: futuristic, surreal, sexy, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, sexual fantasy, good versus evil, angel, adventure, cult, megalomaniac, astronaut, distant planet, master villain, superhero, distant future ...
Time: future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 3K
Flesh Gordon (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Emperor Wang (the Perverted) is leader of the planet Porno and sends his mighty "Sex Ray" towards Earth, turning everyone into sex-mad fiends. Only one man can save the Earth, football player Flesh Gordon. Along with his girlfriend Dale ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, good versus evil, mad scientist, space travel, rescue, kidnapping, earth, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: futuristic, exciting, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, spacecraft, space opera, punk, marine biologist, whale, adventure, teleportation, invisibility, fish out of water, culture clash ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: epic, exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, good versus evil, heroic mission, rebel, space wars, space opera, rebellion, partners, space battle, master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, witty, talky, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robot, mad scientist, scientist, space travel, laser, teleportation, parody, puppets, androids and robots, vengeance, disorder, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, offbeat, surprise ending, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: alien, misunderstanding, martian, adventure, androids and robots, anti heroes, benign alien, goofy hero, save the world, friendship, alien encounter, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, humorous, stylized, canadian science fiction ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, danger, rivalry, bounty hunter, good versus evil, adventurer, alien planet, survival, androids and robots, master villain, superhero ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, friendship, imaginary, power relations ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious, offbeat, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, explosion, robot, hitman, space travel, adventure, androids and robots, evil alien, master villain, rescue, save the world, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.0
 46K
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, offbeat, stylized
Plot: evil alien, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, prison, distant planet, save the world, alien encounter, parody, space travel, fish out of water, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.4
 19K
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, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, artificial intelligence, laser, surfing, a.i., boredom, pets, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 14K
Strange Brew (1983)
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, feel good, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brewery, parody, buddies, farce, chase, goofy hero, obsessive quest, cons and scams, mistaken identity, righting the wronged, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Land of the Lost (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, toilet humor ...
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, paleontologist, chase, survival, escapades, danger, time travel, partners, misfit, portal, parody ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, exciting, futuristic, light, humorous ...
Plot: space travel, emperor, spacecraft, parody, parallel world, space opera, outer space, time travel, wormhole, shower, space battle, space station ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: russia, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 65K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, time travel, save the world, adventure, androids and robots, robot, space and aliens, imaginary, sabotage, spacecraft, terrorism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, laser, good versus evil, fish out of water, suburbs, anti heroes, evil alien, family, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: futuristic, exciting, serious, bad ending, earnest ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, cloning, self sacrifice, assassination, telepathy, senate, adventure, teleportation, master villain, distant planet ...
Time: future
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
 547K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, heroic mission, adventure, space and aliens, time travel, teleportation, imaginary, heroes, teamwork, space opera ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The foppish mad scientist Dr. Goldfoot (Vincent Price) plots another mad scheme to take over the world by killing off the major military leaders of every country; to that end, he creates in his secret lab a bevy of bodacious girl bombs; full-length, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting
Plot: parody, farce, robot, scientist, espionage, mad scientist, master villain, escapades, disorder, androids and robots, master criminal, secret agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia, england, europe, britain, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Star Wars: Episode VI - 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: epic, exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, good versus evil, outer space, heroic mission, rebel, space and aliens, space opera, redemption, secret, master villain, emperor, space battle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 14K
Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, mime, chase, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, actor's life, stuntman, silent film, buddies, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
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, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, spy, undercover, secret agents, time travel, james bond spoof, good versus evil, goofy hero, master villain, heroic mission, spy spoof, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, year 1967, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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