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The Visitors (1993)
 7.0
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The Visitors (1993)
Original name: Les Visiteurs
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century visitors try adapting to the wildly confusing modern world. To avoid being stuck here for good, however, they soon begin an all-out cosmic assault on their former castle -- now a luxury hotel -- in their quest to return to the past.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, funny, clever, light, harsh, idiotic, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, knight, farce, hotel, fish out of water, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, life turned upside down, master and servant, palaces castles and temples, servant, adventure, heroes, misfit, danger, getting home, imaginary, sent to the future, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, goofy hero, righting the wronged, secret passageway ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 90s, future, 1990s, 12th century, year 1993
Place: france, europe, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Visitors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat and light films with plots about disorder, time travel, imaginary, adventure, escapades, rivalry and chase mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Visitors: Just Visiting (2001), Black Knight (2001), The Visitors: Bastille Day (2016), Nothing Left to Do but Cry (1984), Teen Sorcery (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Corridors of Time: The Visitors II (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The sequel to The Visitors reunites us with those lovable ruffians from the French Medieval ages who - through magic - are transported into the present, with often drastic consequences. Godefroy de Montmirail travels to today to recover the missing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: time travel, firefighter, golf, dentist, knight, wizards and magicians, adventure, disorder, danger, rivalry, master and servant, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 12th century, 1990s
Place: europe, france
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 5.8
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Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, alternate timeline, adventure, goofy hero, master and servant, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, altering history, culture clash, dragon, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 12th century, 21st century, future
Place: france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
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Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, knight, fish out of water, castle, misfit, adventure, king, goofy hero, good versus evil, golf, rivalry, life turned upside down ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, 14th century, 2000s
Place: england, connecticut, usa, europe, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Visitors: Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stuck in the corridors of time, Godefroy de Montmirail and his faithful servant Jacquouille are projected to a time of profound political and social upheavals: the French Revolution... specifically, The Terror, time of great dangers, during which ...
Plot: castle, time travel, escape, guillotine, statue, taking a bath, luggage, violin, prison, praying, decapitation, nazi ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a horse accident, Karen wakes up to find herself in past Britain, close to Camelot, the famous castle of King Arthur.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, solar eclipse, imaginary, family, escapades, adventure, save the lady, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, royal court, disorder, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: england, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Nothing Left to Do but Cry (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teacher (Saverio) and a schoolkeeper (Mario) get lost in the Italian countryside. They find themselves in the late 15th century, they met Leonardo da Vinci and try to teach him how to play cards, they try to stop Columbus, they sing beatles's ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, humorous
Plot: time travel, leonardo da vinci, sent to the past, friends, family relations, changing the past or future, goofy hero, imaginary, escapades, native americans, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 15th century, 80s, middle ages
Place: italy, europe, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 269
Teen Sorcery (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dawn (A.J. Cook), the new girl in school, discovers that her classmate Mercedes (Lexa Doig) is actually a witch and must do everything she can to stop her from using her powers for evil. She is soon plunged into a life and death battle against an ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school life, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, family, social misfits, wizards and magicians, adventure, escapades, wish come true, social relations, high school, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 90s, 70s, 1990s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 101 min.
Story: MR. BONES 2: BACK FROM THE PAST, is the story of Hekule, the King of Kuvukiland who is given a gemstone by the dying Kunji Balanadin. The stone is cursed and causes Hekule to become possessed by the spirit of the mischievous Kunji. It is up Mr. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, obsessive quest, heroes, disorder, misfit, sent to the future, time travel, fish out of water, save the day, escapades, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
L'opération Corned Beef (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The unsanctioned efforts of a covert unit to gather evidence about illegal arms shipments with the unwitting help of an embassy employee.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: espionage, farce, disability, dangerous animal, dishonesty, couples, government agency, disorder, assassination attempt, undercover, eating disorder, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 12K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, exciting, based on poem ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, parody, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, goofy hero, escapades, heroic mission, village life, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Three Stooges manage to crash through the time barrier with their slap-happy antics in this classic feature-length comedy. Larry, Moe, and Curly-Joe are friends of a young scientist, Schuyler Davis, who has created a time machine. Together with ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, not serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: time machine, time travel, hercules, ship, plague, rivalry, chase, adventure, changing the past or future, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Set in 50 B.C., Asterix and Obelix are living in a small but well-protected village in Gaul, where a magic potion concocted by Druids turns the townsfolk into mighty soldiers. When Roman troops carve a path through Gaul to reach the English Channel, ...
Style: exciting, comic, entertaining, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: roman empire, superhuman powers, julius caesar, village, adventure, partners, goofy hero, family, daring rescue, escapades, fighting the system, odd couple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
God of Gamblers III: Back to Shanghai (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After the events in God of Gamblers II, Tai-Kun who lost his ESP powers has regained the abilities again and seeks revenge against Sing, the Saint of Gamblers. When Tai-Kun, aided by his fellow disciples, exerts ESP powers under full force against ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: time travel, gambling, supernatural, hopes, changing the past or future, getting home, escapades, imaginary, master warrior, sent to the past, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 30s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong, taiwan, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 31K
A.R.O.G (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Commander Logar fools Arif and sends him 1.000.000 years back in the time. He must civilize people from past to reach today.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, football, anti heroes, master villain, sent to the past, legends and myths, rivalry, time machine, parody, danger, bet ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric, prehistoric times
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, french, mistress, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, ambition, misfit, guest, accountant, comedy of errors, naivete ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, roman empire, ancient egypt, cleopatra, ancient rome, palace, architect, family, magic, danger, emperor, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mannequin: On the Move (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Although Jason works as a department store clerk, he is also a reincarnated prince. Long ago, his beloved Jessie was snatched away from him by an evil wizard who used his powers to transform her into wooden statue. Now Jessie is in Jason's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, reincarnation, ghost, fish out of water, department store, mannequin, sword fight, prince, wizards and magicians, romance, love and romance, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kids of the Round Table (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in modern times, Alex finds King Arthur's sword Excalibur and must prove himself worthy of it.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, sword, family, adventure, heroes, vengeance, rivalry, friends, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
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Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: california
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36%
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Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, fairy tale, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, romance, disorder, supernatural, destiny, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, altering history, portal ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary, future, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Guardian Angels (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gerard Depardieu plays a sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective who flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob. He leaves the boy in the hands of an earnest priest (Christian Clavier), who escorts him ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, nightclub, dishonesty, ghost, on the run, on the road, chases and races, partners, heist, custody, clergy, rivalry ...
Place: hong kong, france, asia, europe, paris france
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36%
 5.4
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Bis (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Éric and Patrice have been friends since high school. Over the years, they have both taken very different paths: Éric has become a hedonist, has a string of girlfriends and is always on the look out for a new one; Patrice has become a monogamous ...
Style: humorous, not serious
Plot: time travel, friends, switching roles, imaginary, womanizer, youth, midlife crisis, disorder, teenage life, buddies, unfulfillment, road not taken ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 668
Cavegirl (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a class excursion to a cave with stone age paintings the clumsy Rex gets lost. A mysterious crystal opens a gateway in time and sets him back to the stone ages, where he meets a group of prehistoric fellows and the gorgeous Eba. While teaching ...
Style: sexy, sexual, not serious, humorous
Plot: time travel, cave woman, romance, goofy hero, youth, love and romance, teenage life, sent to the past, language barrier, erotica, female nudity, caveman ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, camelot, earthquake, family, adventure, young heroes, hopes, wish come true, down on your luck, nothing goes right, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, domestic disturbance, danger, supernatural, parody, couple relations, disorder, nothing goes right, stupidity, seance, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
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35%
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Hibernatus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His descendants take care of him: to spare him the cultural ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, ironic, light ...
Plot: hibernation, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, family life, make believe, culture clash, society, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather, time travel, abbey ...
Time: 60s, 1900s
Place: france, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 90K
Bedazzled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elliot Richardson, suicidal techno geek, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets up with a very seductive Satan. The catch: his soul. Some of his wishes include a 7 foot basketball star, a rock star, and a hamburger. But, as ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, sexy, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wish come true, destiny, devil, nothing goes right, fish out of water, femme fatale, pact with the devil, curses spells and rituals, unfulfilled love, basketball, romance, chaos ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
You Don't Choose Your Family (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: César Borgnoli, an unsuccessful car salesman from Italy, lives well beyond his means. In order to get out of his financial disaster, he agrees to a deal: he pretends to be the husband of his sister's girlfriend Kim so she can legally adopt a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: adoption, nothing goes right, family relations, gays and lesbians, cons and scams, unlikely partners, siblings relations, partners, disorder, dishonesty, comedy of errors, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, france, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A re-imagining of the classic Japanese comedy "Yaji and Kita's Travel Journey", this is the story of two samurai in Edo period Japan who are in love. One is married, the other is a drug addict. They decide to go on a trip to Ise ...
Style: humorous, surreal, mind bending, offbeat, not serious
Plot: escapades, heroic mission, adventure, love and romance, drug abuse, danger, martial arts, samurai, addiction, time travel, life is a bitch, imaginary ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch of elixir, starting with the Star of Leningrad diamond, nabbed ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, mystery, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, crime, rivalry, special agents, escapades, nothing goes right, heist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe, usa, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%