Movies like Thunderbirds

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Thunderbirds (2004)
 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 landed on their island and is attempting a coup by using the team's rescue vehicles. He'll soon discover that the Thunderbirds won't go down.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, futuristic, entertaining, stylized, psychotronic, nostalgic, idiotic, complex ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, teenage hero, rescue, good versus evil, chase, outer space, family, space travel, save the day, youth, family in danger, young heroes, island, computer animation, heroes, master villain, locker, golden gate bridge, justice, unlikely friendships, space and aliens, rock, family relations, parents and children, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, san francisco, massachusetts, big ben london, tower bridge london

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Most similar movies to Thunderbirds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and entertaining films with plots about adventure, escapades, heroes, family, danger, rivalry and catastrophe mostly in Adventure, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Thunderbirds: Zoom (2006), Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007), Spy Kids (2001), Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003), Inspector Gadget (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
 20K
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, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, save the world, good versus evil, family, friendship, space travel, danger, supernatural ability, rescue, rivalry, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, race against time, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, rescue, master villain, family, superhuman powers, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 4K
Thunderbirds (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Thunderbirds is a 1960s British science-fiction television series, created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, filmed by their production company AP Films and distributed by ITC Entertainment, which was produced using a mixed method of marionette puppetry ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, astronaut, family relations, danger, rescue, cult, mind control, hypnosis, space station, family business, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 113K
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: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, secret agents, child spy, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, children, spy, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, semi serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, secret agents, video game, rescue, child hero, adventure, mission, save the world, escapades, imaginary, undercover, master villain ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, adventure, island, rivalry, mad scientist, spy, heroes, secret agents, villain, good versus evil, genetic engineering, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by evil Medusa, who wants to take over the park and hold the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, hostage, family, heroic mission, eccentric family, vigilantism, save the day, daring rescue, heroes, rivalry, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Inspector Gadget (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: John Brown is a bumbling but well-intentioned security guard who is badly injured in an explosion planned by an evil mastermind. He is taken to a laboratory, where Brenda, a leading robotics surgeon, replaces his damaged limbs with state-of-the-art ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, rescue, gadget, adventure, superhuman powers, escapades, heroic mission, wish come true, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, master villain ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.2
 71K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, save the world, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, family, heroes, escapades, parallel world, computer game, transformation, monster ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last cannister of the ooze that created the Turtles, which Shredder wants to create an army of new mutants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, ninja, good versus evil, antidote, fight, turtle, mutant, adventure, young heroes, secret identity, master villain ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jett Jackson: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jett Jackson, who is the star of Silverstone, is considering quitting Silverstone when it is given a three year extension. During the filming of the last episode, Jett is accidently sucked into Silverstone's world when a prop malfunctions. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, child as adult, adventure, teenage life, young heroes, family life, youth, rivalry, movie star, getting home, parallel world, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Suburban Commando (1991)
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, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, bounty hunter, adventure, fish out of water, space travel, good versus evil, heroes, space and aliens, superhero, family, save the world, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The legendary Power Rangers must stop the evil space pirate Divatox from releasing the powerful Maligore from his volcanic imprisonment on the island of Muranthias, where only the kindly wizard Lerigot has the key to release him. The hope of victory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, unusual plot structure, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, save the world, rescue, heroes, power rangers, pirate, adventure, giant monster, daring rescue, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
51%
 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. ...
Style: semi serious, intense, inspirational, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, space program, astronaut, trapped in space, adventure, space shuttle, survival, rescue, race against time, outer space, space opera ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s, future
Place: alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, outer space, space travel, battles, space wars, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination, but no one believed that his wildest creations -- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano -- were real. Now, these two pint-sized action masters will ...
Style: feel good, surreal, entertaining, enigmatic, absurd ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy becomes reality, superhero, imaginary, adventure, school, escapades, young heroes, imaginary friend, friendship, shark, heroes ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, buddy comedy, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: child spy, espionage, secret agents, undercover, adventure, teenage life, working undercover, spy, cia, boarding school, summer camp, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, seattle washington, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, androids and robots, space and aliens, adventure, family, escapades, good versus evil, fantasy world, robot, brutality, child hero, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 21K
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, spacecraft, dream, laboratory, adventure, family, heroic mission, rescue, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, space opera, future dystopia, danger, bounty hunter, survival, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 10K
Catch That Kid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Athletic 12-year-old Maddy (Kristen Stewart) shares an enthusiasm for mountain climbing with her father, Tom (Sam Robards). Unfortunately, Tom suffers a spinal injury while scaling Mount Everest, and his family is unable to afford the surgery that ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, adventure, family relations, family, disorder, bank robbery, heroes, teenage life, crimes, rivalry, computer genius, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, lost city, fantasy world, jungle, island, atlantis, gold, expedition, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, mission ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Genre: Action, 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: spacecraft, space travel, time travel, teleportation, save the world, culture clash, outer space, space opera, evil alien, fish out of water, nuclear, rescue ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1986, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The four turtles travel back in time to the days of the legendary and deadly samurai in ancient Japan, where they train to perfect the art of becoming one. The turtles also assist a small village in an uprising.
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ninja, martial arts, superhero, master warrior, rescue, good versus evil, heroes, vigilantism, teleportation, anthropomorphic animal, adventure ...
Time: 17th century, 1500s, 16th century, 1600s, 1990s ...
Place: japan, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Wickie the Mighty Viking (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vicky is a viking-boy who lives with his parents Halvar and Ylva in the small village Flake. He is a typical viking boy, but rather fearful. He is also not very strong but smart. One day he sails with the grown up vikings out to the sea and to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, parody ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, vikings, viking, village, danger, youth, young heroes, rescue, parents and children, family, competition, dare ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they must use all their powers to defend him against his ancient ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, nostalgic, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, heroes, friendship, heroic mission, treasure hunt, vigilantism, friends, rivalry, contests and competitions, buddies, master warrior, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 3K
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, disorder, adventure, mischievous children, teenage life, youth, rivalry, ambition, escapades, imaginary, space and aliens, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aussie adventurer Steve Irwin aka The Crocodile Hunter has avoided the death-roll and nabbed another feisty croc, hoping to save it from poachers. What Steve doesn't know is that the crocodile has innocently swallowed a top secret US satellite ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, intense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: crocodile, adventure, survival, adventurer, river, heroic mission, rescue, danger, stalking, goofy hero, collision, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%