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The Visitors (1993)
 7.1
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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, funny, light, idiotic, absurd, offbeat, not serious, cult film, clever, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, obsessive quest, servant, life turned upside down, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, misfit, disorder, knight, rivalry, farce, hotel, sent to the future, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, life philosophy, danger, getting home, imaginary, nothing goes right, goofy hero, righting the wronged, silly humor ...
Time: middle ages, 90s, 20th century, future, 12th century, year 1993, 11th century ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, feel good and light films with plots about disorder, time travel, escapades, adventure, imaginary, farce and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Visitors: Just Visiting (2001), The Visitors: Bastille Day (2016), Black Knight (2001), The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980), Two Worlds (2007). 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, golf, dentist, knight, changing the past or future, master and servant, firefighter, escapades, rivalry, adventure, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 12th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: france, europe
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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, adventure, alternate timeline, goofy hero, fish out of water, disorder, life turned upside down, dragon, master and servant, altering history, sent to the future, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 12th century, future
Place: france, usa, chicago illinois, europe
⇓ 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 ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, french revolution, escape, prison, castle, adventure, love and romance, escapades, marquis, cheating wife, cigarette lighter, barefoot male ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1940s, 12th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 39K
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, funny, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, castle, knight, adventure, medieval, king, misfit, life turned upside down, goofy hero, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, new jersey
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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, light, feel good, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, obsessive quest, adventure, imaginary, disorder, fish out of water, danger, heroes, nothing goes right, time travel, silly humor, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the edge of the earth, Xixo encounters Western "civilization," a haphazard doctor and a tyranical ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, feel good, mad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, tribe, culture clash, wilderness, on the road, danger, rivalry, farce, adventure, fish out of water, life turned upside down, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
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100%
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Two Worlds (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A French tradesman travels in time and liberates an oppressed tribe in another world.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, offbeat
Plot: chosen one, parallel world, adventure, imaginary, goofy hero, escapades, fish out of water, disorder, misfit, imaginary kingdom, rescue, time travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, offbeat, witty, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, solar eclipse, medieval, adventure, imaginary, wizards and magicians, save the lady, disorder, sent to the future, escapades, intrigue, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe, connecticut
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32%
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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, exciting, parody, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beast, village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, good versus evil, goofy hero, imaginary, danger, heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Just Another Pandora's Box (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Qing Ye Se only knows how to be a thief, but he runs into major trouble when he accidentally steals the heart of Rose, an immortal fairy. During a chaotic chase, Qing gets ahold of the Pandora's Box, sending them both back in time to the Three ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, entertaining
Plot: time travel, legends and myths, escapades, mistaken identity, disorder, battles, heroes, dishonesty, imaginary, rivalry, friendship, adventure ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Casilla de partida (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two contempo Frenchmen of Antillean descent visit their ancestor's time as well as their land in the slavery-themed French era.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, racism, fish out of water, life turned upside down, adventure, rebellion, nothing goes right, misfit, social differences, disorder, goofy hero, master and servant ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
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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, not serious, humorous, parody, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, fish out of water, daring rescue, heroes, save the day, rivalry, escapades, misfit, disorder, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: istanbul turkey
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31%
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, semi serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: ancient egypt, adventure, julius caesar, ancient rome, cleopatra, heroic mission, against the odds, goofy hero, superhero, architect, magic, secret identity ...
Time: ancient world, ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: danger, escapades, imaginary, misfit, adventure, family, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, social relations, wish come true, school, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, middle ages, 1990s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, light, ironic ...
Plot: time travel, hibernation, fish out of water, misfit, family life, disorder, family relations, pretense, make believe, society, culture clash, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1900s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: france, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: comic, exciting, entertaining, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, roman empire, superhuman powers, village, julius caesar, partners, goofy hero, family, escapades, daring rescue, fighting the system, odd couple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, friendship, escapades, adventure, rivalry, family, heroes, fish out of water ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, buddy movie
Plot: leonardo da vinci, time travel, friends, native americans, district attorney, disorder, family relations, fish out of water, imaginary, goofy hero, escapades, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 15th century, 80s, renaissance, middle ages
Place: italy, europe, florence italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: offbeat, feel good, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time machine, farce, time travel, three stooges, hercules, obsessive quest, chase, misfit partners, goofy hero, rivalry, imaginary, contests and competitions ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Thermae Romae (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story follows a Roman architect named Lucius, who is having trouble coming up with ideas. One day, he discovers a hidden tunnel underneath a spa that leads him to a modern Japanese bath house. Inspired by the innovations found there, he creates ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: time travel, imaginary, disorder, escapades, rejection, fish out of water, creative block, misfit, overnight success, roman empire
Time: ancient history, contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, captivating, light, feel good, not serious
Plot: time travel, friends, disorder, buddies, switching roles, changing the past or future, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, teenage life, past, past life, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, mischievous children, wizards and magicians, battles, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, magic, child protagonist ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 8K
Repossessed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, exorcism, fish out of water, mistaken identity, escapades, supernatural, rivalry, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, disorder, media ...
Time: 80s, year 1973, 70s, 90s, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, mistress, snobbism, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, friendship, comedy of errors, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 40K
Serial (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: funny, humorous, light, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, racism, family relations, family gatherings, marriage, couples, parents and children, verbal byplay, couple relations, society, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hercules in New York (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hercules (Schwarzenegger) is sent to Earth where he finds true love and starts a promising career in the bodybuilder business.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hercules, folk hero, superhero, fish out of water, greek god, contests and competitions, legends and myths, obsessive quest, gangsters, super strength, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, twentieth century, year 1969 ...
Place: new york, usa, greece, empire state building manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Wholly Moses! (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from slavery, but Moses keeps getting all the credit.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: god, destiny, anti heroes, leadership, follow your dream, unfulfillment, anti hero, silly humor, legends and myths, road not taken, underdog, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
L'opération Corned Beef (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Mexico
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, realistic, not serious, humorous, parody ...
Plot: espionage, farce, spy, embassy, assassination attempt, dishonesty, couples, disability, eating disorder, disorder, wedding, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, venice, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: surreal, not serious, humorous, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: adventure, love affair, heroic mission, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, samurai, heroes, love and romance, danger, escapades, martial arts ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%