Movies like Pixels

If you like "Pixels" you are looking for funny, humorous and entertaining movies about / with video game, geek, alien, adventure, save the world, alien invasion and family themes of Action, Comedy and Fantasy genre shot in USA or China.
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Pixels (2015)
 5.6
 146K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, exciting, semi serious, ridiculous, feel good, sweet, slasher, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: video game, geek, alien, adventure, save the world, alien invasion, family, humanity in peril, chase, transformation, heroes, escapades, alien attack, video arcade, nintendo, computer cracker, nerd, battles, gamer, friendship, teenager, president, disaster, u.s. president, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2015, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, india, london, washington d.c., taj mahal

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Most similar movies to Pixels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, exciting and funny films with plots about mentor, chase, dialogue, catastrophe, fantasy world, first contact and destiny mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Pixels: Free Guy (2021), Super Mario Bros. (1993), The Watch (2012), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), Spy Kids (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 368K
Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, heroic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, game, video game, internet, gamer, changing lives, heroes, fantasy world, character change, career change, bank teller, programmer ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, monster, family, save the world, plumber, transformation, brothers, fantasy world, good versus evil, rescue, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 129K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, suburban life, alien invasion, father daughter relationship, invasion, friendship, space and aliens, heroes, farce, disguise, disorder, super weapon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 424K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: humorous, sweet, not serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: obsessive quest, lifestyle change, adventure, escapades, disorder, hacker, heroes, betrayal, villain, disney, bullying, friendship ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, 90s, year 2012, contemporary ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.6
 119K
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, intense, colourful, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, spy, espionage, children, secret agents, robot, heroic mission, chase, mad scientist, good versus evil, mentor ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 665K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, light, witty, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: superhero, heist, ant, good versus evil, technology, heroes, superhuman powers, father daughter relationship, dark hero, mad scientist, chase, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 130K
Evolution (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, heroic mission, save the world, evolution, space and aliens, monster, nothing goes right, disaster, disorder, alien contact, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 21K
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, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, family, adventure, high school, fantasy world, fight scenes, good versus evil, save the world, invisible man, space travel, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.4
 85K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, spy, reluctant partners, adventure, mad scientist, save the world, mistaken identity, secret service, heroes, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 100K
Small Soldiers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: soldier, toy comes to life, family, small town, childhood, heroes, suburbs, good versus evil, store, technology gone awry, superhero, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, entertaining, intense, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, benign alien, adventure, space and aliens, family, fish out of water, alien, heroes, good versus evil, rescue, mixed martial arts, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the ...
Style: serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, save the world, alien invasion, superhuman powers, adventure, alien, heroes, apocalypse, scientist, wedding, humanity in peril ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: egypt, usa, shanghai, los angeles, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 638K
Transformers (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, visually appealing, spiritual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien, robot, car, alien invasion, good versus evil, transforming robot, military, androids and robots, giant robots, save the world, transformation, man versus machine ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s, 1890s ...
Place: california, washington d.c., los angeles, usa, plymouth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 416K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, light, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, monster, chase, imagination, nerd, friendship, paranormal, scientist, library, possession, supernatural being ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
 13K
Double Dragon (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set 15 years in the future in post-earthquake California, where San Diego and Los Angeles are merged into one city, two teenage brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader named Bo Abobo has the other half, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sexy, exciting, splatter ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, gang, adventure, chase, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, fight, secret identity, leadership, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2007, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, egypt, china, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 1.4M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, heroic, entertaining, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, alien invasion, good versus evil, teamwork, alien, monster, superhuman powers, team, partners, heroic mission, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, usa, russia, plymouth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, unusual plot structure, feel good, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ninja, superhero, martial arts, time travel, samurai, family, adventure, fight, culture clash, violence, magic, talking animals ...
Time: future, 17th century, 16th century, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: japan, new york, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his ...
Style: humorous, absurd, psychotronic, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: ninja, turtle, martial arts, superhero, brother brother relationship, transformation, mutant, fight scenes, monster, family, rat, sibling relationship ...
Time: year 2016, 2010s, contemporary
Place: brazil, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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 6.4
 229K
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mars, ufo, alien invasion, alien, space and aliens, evil alien, flying saucer, disaster, save the world, end of the world, dark humor, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, big ben london, new york, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 156K
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, funny, buddy movie, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, farce, friends, adulthood, party, family, unlikely friendships, midlife crisis, parenthood, stupidity, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 254K
Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, ridiculous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, vacation, friends, old friends reunited, family life, foul language, teenager, family, kids and family, childhood, reunited friends, silly humor ...
Time: 2010s, year 1978, contemporary, 70s, 21st century
Place: hawaii, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: alien, supernatural, teenager, adventure, space and aliens, buddies, friends, young heroes, youth, alien encounter, teenage life, mind control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Last Starfighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the ...
Style: exciting, light, entertaining, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: alien, adventure, space travel, teenager, alien contact, space opera, space and aliens, heroic mission, battles, childhood, human in outer space, family ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: exciting, entertaining, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: alien, adventure, benign alien, ufo, children, spacecraft, disney, teleportation, desert, supernatural ability, young heroes, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
*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, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: ufo, apartment building, alien robot, alien, family, eviction, benign alien, friendship, elderly couple, alien encounter, save the day, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, hawaii, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mild-mannered Paul Blart (Kevin James) has always had huge dreams of becoming a State Trooper. Until then, he patrols the local mall as a security guard. With his closely cropped moustache, personal transporter and gung-ho attitude, only Blart seems ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, light, parody ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: security guard, single father, romance, goofy hero, heist, fall in love, workplace situations, disorder, father daughter relationship, unlikely hero, single parent, internet dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 22K
Underdog (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dog, teenager, disney, superhero, talking dog, adventure, good versus evil, genetics, experiment, justice, rescue, family ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 107K
Little Nicky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: devil, fish out of water, dark humor, stupidity, talking dog, father son relationship, god, hell, love affair, escapades, brothers, demon ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 249K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, u.s. navy, military, battleship, evil alien, navy, warship, alien encounter, ship, space and aliens, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, london, tokyo, new york, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 17K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: exciting, humorous, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, space opera, space and aliens, alien, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, spacecraft, video game, space travel, alien encounter, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%