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Earth to Echo (2014)
 5.7
 19K
Earth to Echo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and the authorities. When everyone around them refuses to take the messages seriously, the three embark on a secret adventure to crack the code and follow it to its source. But taking matters into their own hands gets the trio in way over their heads when they discover a mysterious being from another world who desperately needs their help. The epic, suspenseful and exciting journey that follows will change all of their lives forever.
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, stylized, enigmatic, light, humorous, sweet, bad ending, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ufo, alien, friendship, adventure, family, youth, found footage, buddies, investigation, children, friends, childhood, benign alien, parallel world, escapades, suburbs, young heroes, life turned upside down, teenage life, disorder, coming of age, robot, alien encounter, child, alien creature ...
Time: 80s, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, exciting and entertaining films with plots about adventure, family, youth, escapades, teenager, heroes and friends mostly in Adventure, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Earth to Echo: Super 8 (2011), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Meet Dave (2008), Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), Aliens in the Attic (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
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Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, thought provoking, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: childhood, alien, monster, small town, ufo, young heroes, friendship, adventure, youth, creature, coming of age, investigation ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, future, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: ohio, usa
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93%
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sad, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: alien, friendship, benign alien, childhood, extraterrestrial, halloween, children, alien contact, empathy, stranded, bicycle, boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 41K
Meet Dave (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.
Style: humorous, funny, semi serious, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: alien, adventure, spacecraft, fish out of water, friendship, family, humanity, captain, robot, stupidity, benign alien, first contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: mythology, adventure, young heroes, fantasy world, legends and myths, superhuman powers, greek mythology, heroic mission, friendship, demi god, imaginary kingdom, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: alien, supernatural, teenager, alien encounter, adventure, space and aliens, buddies, teenage life, friends, young heroes, evil alien, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 117K
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: exciting, light, humorous, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, spy, children, espionage, secret agents, child spy, rescue, fantasy world, heroic mission, mad scientist, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, psychotronic, entertaining, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, jungle, island, lost city, atlantis, fantasy world, lost world, legends and myths, expedition, gold, teenager, escapades ...
Time: 2010s, 19th century
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.9
 251K
Paul (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, parody, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, benign alien, first contact, alien encounter, chase, road trip, ufo, special agents, geek, space and aliens, space travel, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, year 2009 ...
Place: nevada, san diego california, austin texas, usa, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Crocodiles (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Hannes, growing up with his young, poor and single mother wants to join the coolest gang in the area, the Vorstadtkrokodile. When the ‘entry test’ goes wrong, Hannes’s life is saved by Kai, who is desperate to join too but is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, suburban life, street gang, heroes, family, buddies, best friends, teenage life, youth, witnessing a crime, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, space and aliens, androids and robots, adventure, family, fantasy world, robot, brutality, escapades, children, good versus evil, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 22K
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, thought provoking, allegory, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: alien, teenager, space travel, adventure, coming of age, alien space craft, childhood, bullying, friendship, family, youth, laboratory ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: maryland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 2K
Spellbinder (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: twists and turns, exciting, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, adventure, teenager, young heroes, technology, rivalry, friendship, getting home, youth, escapades, disorder, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: feel good, futuristic, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ufo, adventure, benign alien, flying saucer, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, nasa, alien, getting home, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1978, future, 20th century ...
Place: florida, miami beach, miami, texas, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
*batteries not included (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.
Style: sweet, feel good, entertaining, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, date night
Plot: ufo, apartment building, alien robot, benign alien, eviction, family, friendship, elderly couple, alien encounter, save the day, alien life-form, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, hawaii, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.3
 14K
Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, unusual plot structure, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: nasa, extraterrestrial, adventure, youth, family, alien encounter, mcdonald's restaurant, coca cola, friendship, happy ending, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Crocodiles Strike Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New summer adventure of the Crocodiles, who set up their detective skills to find out who is behind the accidents of the factory where Ollie and Mary's parents work , which could mean the closure of the plant, the move of the family and the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenage love, amateur detective, juvenile delinquency, crimes, bankruptcy, chase, adventure, best friends, rivalry, investigation, buddies, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Ben tenison is back in this all new Comedy Central, Movie, Based on the current Alien Force story. Alien swarm picks up with Ben 10 as a full fledged plumber but he's about to leave the ranks to do what he believes is right.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, space and aliens, good versus evil, heroic mission, young heroes, heroes, save the world, adventure, master villain, rivalry, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: puppet, adventure, muppets, family, space travel, ufo, friendship, unlikely friendships, secrets, mad scientist, rescue, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 4.7
 8K
Shorts (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: wish come true, miraculous event, mischievous children, youth, adventure, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, alien, disorder, nothing goes right, young heroes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: intense, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space program, space travel, trapped in space, adventure, space shuttle, survival, teenager, outer space, space opera, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, future, 60s
Place: alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, survival, wilderness, adventure, youth, kids and family, pets, rescue, friendship, young heroes, teenage life ...
Place: london, british columbia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Science Fiction (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nine-year old Andreas Decker is the new kid in town. He tells his class that he has lived all over the world on account of his parents being top scientific researchers. Yet classmate Vero finds Andreas's workaholic parents really weird. She ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: school, teacher, alien, amateur detective, investigation, heroes, adventure, family relations, parents and children, family, space and aliens, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, bruges
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.
Style: semi serious, exciting, entertaining, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: alien, benign alien, adventure, ufo, children, teleportation, spacecraft, desert, disney, supernatural ability, young heroes, taxi driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: funny, entertaining, intense, feel good, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: adventure, youth, shrinking, childhood, disney, parents and children, genetically altered, family, inventor, experiment gone awry, family relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, mystery, family, talking dog, ghost, investigation, goofy hero, adventure, partners, prank, youth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 2K
Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, feel good, melancholic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, adventure, youth, family, healing power, pets, ocean, coming of age, young heroes, friendship, teenage life, children ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, best friends, young heroes, pets, youth, journey, friendship, dog, rivalry, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Zenon: The Zequel (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, space station, female protagonist, disney, escapades, space and aliens, adventure, mischievous children, alien encounter, family, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zenon Kar, a 13-year-old girl who lives on a space station in the year 2049, gets into some trouble and is banished to Earth. With help from some Earth friends she must find her way back.
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, friends, disorder, escapades, misfit, outer space, earth, computer virus, teenager, black girl, friendship, space station ...
Time: 2040s, future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, adventure, teenage life, child as adult, disney, movie star, rivalry, youth, young heroes, family life, parallel world, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%