Movies like The Strongest Man in the World

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The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
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The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Strongest Man in the World is a 1975 film starring Kurt Russell as Dexter Riley, a student in the fictional Medfield College. A school laboratory accident mixes one student's vitamin cereal mix with Dexter Riley's chemical experiment. The students decide to dispose of the mess by giving it to their neighbor's cow, with unintended consequences: the cow begins producing an extraordinary amount of milk! When they try it out on themselves, they discover that the mixture gives any human superhuman strength for a few minutes. The school sees this as the thing needed to save their school from closure, but a competitor learn of this deal, and hires two criminals to stop it.This is the third and final film in a series of comedies, which depict the adventures of perpetual college student, Dexter Riley. It follows the 1972 film, "Now You See Him, Now You Don't," and the 1969 film, "The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes."
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, not serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: laboratory, school, college, rivalry, student, experiment, milk, teenage life, adventure, space and aliens, youth, family, heroes, teachers and students, contests and competitions, student life, computers and web, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, high school life, imaginary, high school, college life, escapades, disorder ...

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Most similar movies to The Strongest Man in the World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and not serious films with plots about family, disorder, youth, adventure, heroes, rivalry and escapades mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Strongest Man in the World: The Million Dollar Duck (1971), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969), Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972), Underdog (2007), Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Million Dollar Duck (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Professor Dooley takes home a duck from his research laboratory as a toy for his son, but soon finds out that it lays golden eggs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: professor, duck, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, odd couple, partners, laboratory, research laboratory, gold, stereotypes, treasure hunt ...
Place: australia, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: hypnosis, mind reading, high school life, college, disorder, power relations, friends, youth, adventure, heist, experiment gone awry, teachers and students ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college. When the problem- student, Dexter Riley, tries to fix the computer, he gets an electric shock and his brain turns to a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: college, family, friendship, computer, college student, disney, gangsters, on the run, goofy hero, youth, coming of age, contests and competitions ...
Time: 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dexter Riley is a science student at Medfield College who inadvertently invents a liquid capable of rendering objects and people invisible. Before Dexter and his friends, Debbie and Richard Schuyler, can even enjoy their spectacular discovery, ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, invisibility, chase, student, crimes, goofy hero, supernatural ability, chases and races, buddies, criminal heroes, cons and scams, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Underdog (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.
Style: feel good, not serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking dog, superhero, dog, good versus evil, rescue, experiment, adventure, fighting crime, teenager, research laboratory, mad scientist, disney ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The joke's on absent-minded scientist Wayne Szalinski when his troublesome invention shrinks him, his brother and their wives so effectively that their children think they've completely disappeared. Of course, this gives the kids free rein ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, inventor, parents and children, odd couple, disorder, rescue, nothing goes right, mischievous children, misfit ...
Time: 1990s, year 1997, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Zenon: Z3 (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Zenon Kar a teenager living on a space station in the year 2054 competes in the first ever Galactic Teen Supreme contest.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, futuristic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, disorder, teenage life, adventure, mischievous children, youth, rivalry, ambition, escapades, imaginary, space and aliens, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century
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40%
Zenon: The Zequel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Zenon Kar is 15 and lives on a space station which the military has taken over and is dismantling. She receives a mysterious signal and must convince everyone that it's from aliens who have come to help them.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: benign alien, space station, alien encounter, mischievous children, space and aliens, adventure, escapades, family, disorder, fish out of water, female protagonist, culture clash ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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My Science Project (1985)
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, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, science, technology gone awry, school, changing the past or future, adventure, high school, escapades, coming of age, imaginary, save the world ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, alien, friendship, bullying, dream, spacecraft, laboratory, adventure, family, heroic mission, fish out of water, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Barefoot Executive (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the great Disney tradition of wild family fun, a young Kurt Russell stars as Steven Post - an ambitious mailroom clerk at a second-rate TV network. With his eye on the boardroom, and getting nowhere with the studio's top dog, he makes a ...
Style: humorous, clever, cynical, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, satire, workplace romance, tv show, rise to the top, journalism, media, pets, workplace, obnoxious boss, ambition, friends ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Son of Flubber (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medfield's lovable but hopelessly absent-minded professor -- Ned Brainard (Fred MacMurray) -- bounces back in this classic Disney film with hilarious new mishaps when he experiments with the amazing by-products of his startling anti-gravity ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: college, experiment gone awry, family, family life, disorder, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, mad scientist, fish out of water, nothing goes right, fall in love, child as adult ...
Time: 60s
Place: pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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P.U.N.K.S. (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, prodigy, escapades, adventure, mad scientist, disorder, imaginary, family, school, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College whiz-kid Merlin Jones concocts a method for teaching advanced information to a chimpanzee, then creates a flying machine of his own design, ultimately raising havoc on the campus.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: college, chimpanzee, flying machine, college life, heroes, rivalry, family, underdog, ambition, youth, farce, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Zapped Again! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new kid moves into school, making enemies with the affluent societies and joining the beleaguered Science Club. But when an old potion is discovered to confer telekinetic power he gets the chance to get his own back, as well as having a bit of fun ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, sex comedy, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, telekinesis, looking for sex, school, teaching the ways of the world, vengeance, high school life, teenage life, college, prank, hardcase students, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Flubber (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, inventor, family, university, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fall in love, disorder, father son relationship, bankruptcy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 2K
The Other Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: cloning, youth, nothing goes right, teenage life, twins, favoritism, parents and children, school, disorder, family, ultimatum, popularity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
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Hounded (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager ends up being hounded by a well-groomed and seemingly cute and tiny dog that actually turns out to be a nightmare of a beast.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage boy, dog, mischievous children, teenage life, eccentric family, adventure, nothing goes right, young heroes, family life, disorder, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Cybermutt (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Rex, a good-natured Golden Retriever, is given bionic super powers by an eccentric scientist, he becomes the target of an evil genius determined to possess the new technology at any cost.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, family life, heroic mission, pets, escapades, rivalry, family, crimes, superhuman powers, save the day, imaginary, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Up, Up, and Away! (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy is the only family member without superpowers in this Disney Film. The world depends on him saving his family from computerized brainwashers. Will he realize that it doesn't take superpowers to be a hero in time to help them defeat the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, young heroes, save the day, good versus evil, daring rescue, youth, danger, rivalry, escapades, master villain, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Baby Geniuses (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baby, babies and infants, mischievous children, mistaken identity, mad scientist, twins, family, adventure, prank, imaginary, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, rivalry, youth, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 82K
Sky High (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, young heroes, friendship, superhero, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, superhuman powers, coming of age, teenage life, best friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 3.6
 770
Funky Monkey (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Boy genius Michael Dean (Adkins) teams up with a super-talented chimpanzee and his caretaker (Modine) to take down an animal testing lab. In exchange the scientist gives the boy some pointers on the girl of his dreams.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, silly humor, animal life, laboratory, soldier, rescue, daring rescue, buddies, danger, escapades, young heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Slappy and the Stinkers (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Five 2nd-grade kids who don't follow strict rules by their school principal Brinway are dubbed "Stinkers" by him. On the class visit to an aquarium the Stinkers decide that a sea lion called Slappy doesn't feel too good there, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: school, family relations, rescue, sea lion, misfit, pets, danger, daring rescue, underdog, family, dedicated educator, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.0
 927
Can of Worms (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: space and aliens, satellite, spacecraft, misfit, evil alien, cooking and food, teenage life, family life, computers and web, family, getting home, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 13K
Rebound (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: college, follow your dream, basketball, sport team, sport, human spirit, against the odds, lifestyle, family, prodigy, youth, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) is back in a heartwarming adventure of presidential proportions! Maya's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the president of the United States. It seems the First Dog is out of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: veterinarian, animals, disorder, imaginary, danger, race against time, escapades, pets, save the day, silly humor, heroic mission, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on from the plot of the last movie, babies can communicate with each other using 'baby talk', and have an innate knowledge of the secrets of the universe. The baby geniuses become involved in a scheme by media mogul Bill Biscane ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: babies and infants, good versus evil, undercover, mischievous children, save the day, escapades, mind control, adventure, young heroes, secret identity, heroic mission, master villain ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Fred 3: Camp Fred (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Schools out and Fred Figglehorn's dream of water slides, horseback riding and monkey butlers during the summer turns into a nightmare of gruel and poisonous berries when his mom signs him up to an unsanitary camp.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, ambition, teenage life, friendship, misfit, goofy hero, youth, rivalry, disorder, society, contests and competitions, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%