Movies like SpaceCamp

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SpaceCamp (1986)
 5.7
 15K
SpaceCamp (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. Together, the group -- which includes Kathryn, a pilot-in-training, and Tish, a ditz with a perfect memory -- must work together to operate the spacecraft and return home.
Style: intense, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious, inspirational, light, feel good, unusual plot structure, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space program, space travel, trapped in space, adventure, space shuttle, survival, teenager, outer space, coming of age, space opera, fantasy world, culture clash, life philosophy, rescue, race against time, robot, summer camp, childhood, natural disaster, space exploration, family, lone hero, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, future, 60s, 1960s
Place: alabama, california

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Most similar movies to SpaceCamp

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, exciting and semi serious films with plots about adventure, heroes, family, danger, escapades, first contact and dialogue mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like SpaceCamp: Star Kid (1997), Explorers (1985), The Last Starfighter (1984), Lost in Space (1998), Zoom (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 3K
Star Kid (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when the meteor falls into local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - the wise and strong robot from another galaxy. Spencer puts Cybersuit on and becomes a different kind of guy
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, space and aliens, androids and robots, adventure, family, fantasy world, robot, brutality, escapades, children, good versus evil, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 22K
Explorers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift ...
Style: feel good, humorous, thought provoking, allegory, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: alien, teenager, space travel, adventure, coming of age, alien space craft, childhood, bullying, friendship, family, youth, laboratory ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: maryland, washington d.c.
⇓ 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, light, entertaining, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: alien, outer space, adventure, space travel, teenager, planet, alien contact, space wars, space opera, space and aliens, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 73K
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: futuristic, exciting, surreal, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space and aliens, space travel, outer space, robot, save the world, adventure, alien, spacecraft, space exploration, catastrophe, family ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.3
 21K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, family, adventure, high school, invisible man, fight scenes, fantasy world, kids and family, good versus evil, save the world, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Ewok Adventure (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, star wars, space and aliens, magic, battles, friendship, bravery, spacecraft, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, family ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 81K
Space Cowboys (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: astronaut, space travel, nasa, adventure, outer space, space shuttle, space exploration, old age, vengeance, redemption, space opera, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, year 1958, 90s, 50s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, entertaining, inspirational, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mars, disney, farce, astronaut, nasa, space travel, adventure, adaptation, fantasy world, escapades, heroic mission, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: futuristic, intense, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, space opera, adventure, post apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, space and aliens, monster, bounty hunter, maze, rescue, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 5K
Marooned (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, melancholic, suspense ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, nasa, space travel, rescue, survival, stranded, spacewalk, race against time, confined, escapades, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, future, 70s, 60s
Place: antarctica, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, enigmatic, scenic, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: mars, monkey, stranded, astronaut, desert, outer space, human alien relationship, alien, monster, survival, adventure, catastrophe ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, outer space, moon, rescue, family life, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, survival, partners, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After learning that his father has signed him up for the space program, Roy reluctantly heads for Houston, only to find out upon arriving that his job is ...
Style: humorous, intense, entertaining, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: astronaut, outer space, nasa, space travel, space exploration, underdog, adventure, animals, sexualized violence, end of the world, fight, alien ...
Time: future, 80s, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 117K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: exciting, light, humorous, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, spy, children, espionage, secret agents, child spy, rescue, fantasy world, heroic mission, mad scientist, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: child spy, video game, adventure, spy, mad scientist, secret agents, virtual reality, child hero, rescue, family, mission, technology ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: "Ben 10: Race Against Time" has Ben back in his hometown of Bellwood. Even though he's back in school and leaving his hero adventures behind him, it seems that Ben will be facing his greatest challenge yet.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, race against time, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, master villain, androids and robots, rescue, rivalry, superhuman powers, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, stylized, futuristic, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, space travel, space opera, adventure, outer space, vengeance, alien, death, mercenary, robot, spacecraft, space battle ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: funny, entertaining, intense, feel good, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: adventure, youth, shrinking, childhood, disney, parents and children, genetically altered, family, inventor, experiment gone awry, family relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.3
 14K
Thunderbirds (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, rescue, teenage hero, space travel, youth, family, island, outer space, justice, chase, save the day ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london, big ben london, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sad, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: alien, friendship, benign alien, childhood, extraterrestrial, halloween, children, alien contact, empathy, stranded, bicycle, boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.3
 14K
Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, unusual plot structure, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: nasa, extraterrestrial, adventure, youth, family, alien encounter, mcdonald's restaurant, coca cola, friendship, happy ending, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.
Style: unusual plot structure, sweet, ridiculous, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, family, adventure, technology, disney, adaptation, weapons, violent, women, murder, violence ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 19K
Earth to Echo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, sentimental, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ufo, alien, friendship, adventure, family, youth, found footage, buddies, investigation, children, friends, childhood ...
Time: 80s, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7. They are to explore Venus under the command of Professor Hartman, but an asteroid collides and explodes Capella. The leader ship ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: space and aliens, space exploration, dinosaur, monster, robot, astronaut, pterodactyl, outer space, venus the planet, prehistoric animal, venus, alien civilization ...
Time: prehistoric times, future, prehistory, 2000s, 2020s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: puppet, adventure, muppets, family, space travel, ufo, friendship, unlikely friendships, secrets, mad scientist, rescue, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, teenager, time machine, destiny, scientist, time paradox, inventor, alternate reality, sent to the past ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, year 1955, year 1985 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 5K
Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the ...
Style: light, sweet, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, animals, childhood, family relations, rescue, escapades, parents and children, polar bear, nature, missing person, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 251 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, guardian angel, good versus evil, youth, space travel, space and aliens, supernatural, daring rescue, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, survival, wilderness, adventure, youth, kids and family, pets, rescue, friendship, young heroes, teenage life ...
Place: london, british columbia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 293K
Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from ...
Style: factual, realistic, suspenseful, breathtaking, epic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: astronaut, survival, outer space, space travel, nasa, disaster, space exploration, space program, rescue, trapped in space, race against time, spacecraft ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: houston texas, usa, florida, pacific ocean, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%