Movies like The Visitors

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The Visitors (1993)
 7.0
 29K
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, clever, harsh, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, knight, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, fish out of water, escapades, adventure, heroes, misfit, disorder, rivalry, farce, hotel, curses spells and rituals, master and servant, palaces castles and temples, life philosophy, servant, danger, getting home, imaginary, sent to the future, nothing goes right, goofy hero, righting the wronged ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 90s, future, 1990s, 12th century, year 1993
Place: france, europe, tokyo

Most similar movies to The Visitors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, not serious and semi serious films with plots about disorder, imaginary, time travel, escapades, adventure, culture clash and danger mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Visitors: Just Visiting (2001), Black Knight (2001), The Visitors: Bastille Day (2016), The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980), Nothing Left to Do but Cry (1984). 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, dentist, firefighter, golf, knight, goofy hero, curses spells and rituals, master and servant, escapades, disorder, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 12th century, 1990s
Place: europe, france
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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: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, alternate timeline, master and servant, adventure, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, altering history, culture clash, dragon, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 12th century, 2000s, future
Place: france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 35K
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, disorder, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, connecticut, usa, 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, french revolution, escape, prison, bathtub, praying, cheese, violin, playing violin, guillotine, luggage ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Genre: 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: funny, humorous, feel good, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, culture clash, wilderness, tribe, rivalry, danger, adventure, utopia, disorder, fish out of water, nothing goes right, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ 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: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, solar eclipse, adventure, escapades, family, intrigue, rivalry, state affairs, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, heroes, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: england, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, adventure, imaginary, escapades, save the day, danger, time travel, nothing goes right, sent to the future, obsessive quest, heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, humorous, atmospheric
Plot: time travel, leonardo da vinci, sent to the past, buddies, friends, native americans, family relations, disorder, changing the past or future, escapades, district attorney, misfit ...
Time: 15th century, 20th century, 80s, middle ages
Place: europe, italy, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: danger, wizards and magicians, social relations, family, social misfits, wish come true, adventure, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, escapades, high school, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages, 70s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: roman empire, superhuman powers, julius caesar, village, adventure, partners, goofy hero, family, daring rescue, escapades, odd couple, fighting the system ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, exciting, offbeat, not serious, based on poem ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, parody, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, village life, heroic mission, goofy hero, escapades, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, roman empire, ancient rome, cleopatra, ancient egypt, palace, architect, family, magic, secret identity, escapades, anti heroes ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: offbeat, humorous, stylized, not serious, exciting
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, football, fish out of water, rivalry, time machine, heroes, disorder, misfit, tribe, bet, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric, prehistoric times
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: time machine, time travel, hercules, farce, obsessive quest, disorder, buddies, partners, adventure, imaginary, heroic mission, misfit partners ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, farce, couples, dishonesty, dangerous animal, romance, secret agents, assassination attempt, undercover, eating disorder, disability, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, misfit, ambition, friendship, humiliation, rivalry, party ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
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, entertaining, captivating, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, knight, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, escapades, heroic mission, adventure, friendship, rivalry, fish out of water, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 74K
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, feel good, romantic, touching, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, manners, love and romance, destiny, romance, altering history, supernatural, disorder, brother sister relationship, portal, kiss ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary, future, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: ghost, haunted house, domestic disturbance, danger, parody, couple relations, supernatural, nothing goes right, disorder, stupidity, seance, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
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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: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: racism, family relations, interracial relations, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, family gatherings, verbal byplay, society, family problems, life turned upside down, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: time travel, gambling, escapades, getting home, imaginary, gangsters, danger, family in danger, race against time, heroes, disorder, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 30s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong, shanghai, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, sword, family, adventure, heroes, heist, supernatural, heroic mission, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, femme fatale, destiny, devil, nothing goes right, fish out of water, deal with the devil, curses spells and rituals, pact with the devil, basketball, romance, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, disorder, family life, misfit, society, make believe, culture clash, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather, time travel, abbey ...
Time: 60s, 1900s
Place: france, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 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: ballet, farce, nothing goes right, partners, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, taxi driver, misfit, fish out of water, rivalry, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the count.
Style: humorous, gothic, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dracula, vampire, parody, hypnosis, farce, goofy hero, palaces castles and temples, supernatural, save the day, heroic mission, deadly creature, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: europe, england, transylvania, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
If I Were a Boy (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jeanne wakes up one morning and her life is about to take a funny turn, at first sight nothing has changed in her - to a small detail.
Style: captivating, absurd, humorous, light, funny
Plot: self discovery, morphing, human nature, absurdism, fish out of water, transformation, brawl, disorder, redemption, romance, uncover truth, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, feel good, touching, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, camelot, earthquake, family, adventure, escapades, curses spells and rituals, down on your luck, young heroes, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: offbeat, surreal, mind bending, humorous, not serious
Plot: love and romance, gays and lesbians, adventure, escapades, imaginary, life is a bitch, heroic mission, time travel, samurai, addiction, gender, drug abuse ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, reincarnation, ghost, fish out of water, prince, sword fight, mannequin, department store, fall in love, romance, love and romance, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%