Movies and TV shows like Red Dwarf

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Red Dwarf (1988)
 8.3
 31K
Red Dwarf (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.
Style: futuristic, stylized, witty, feel good, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, sitcom, spacecraft, cat, outer space, space and aliens, friendship, adventurer, androids and robots, captain, escapades, radiation, isolation, parallel universe, slacker, computer, nanotechnology, alien planet, hologram, british humour, chase, friends, fictional reality, computers and web, imaginary ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Red Dwarf

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, futuristic, exciting and offbeat films and TV series with plots about space and aliens, outer space, danger, space travel, spacecraft, alien and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Red Dwarf: The Orville (2017), Star Trek (1966), Galaxina (1980), Firefly (2002), SGU Stargate Universe (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 44K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, dark humor, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, alien, danger, spacecraft, space and aliens, space battle, distant future, sexual humor, evil alien, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 32 min.
Story: An Earth Man and his alien friend escape an exploding Earth, and set forth on an odd adventure across the universe with a known fugitive. Based on the book by Douglas Adams, the dialog follows the book closely. This was originally a 6-part series ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, not serious, based on radio show ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ufo, space travel, adventure, benign alien, spacecraft, outer space, cult, time travel, alien, friendship, meaning of life, end of the world ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.3
 65K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, star trek, benign alien, teleportation, captain, alien encounter, space wars ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.5
 2K
Galaxina (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Galaxina is a lifelike, voluptuous android who is assigned to oversee the operations of an intergalactic Space Police cruiser captained by incompetent Cornelius Butt. When a mission requires the ship's crew to be placed in suspended animation ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, offbeat, not serious, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, spacecraft, alien, cryogenics, laser, harley davidson, space travel, adventure, motorcycle, estrangement, femme fatale, battles ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 9.0
 223K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, buddy comedy, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, smuggling, outer space, adventure, escapades, friendship, space and aliens, survival, captain, preacher, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, survival, space and aliens, fear, team, danger, trapped, adventure, technology, encounter ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Style: light, absurd, satirical, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, hitchhiker, benign alien, survival, robot, galaxy, spacecraft, friends, intergalactic, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 28K
ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: benign alien, sitcom, fish out of water, cat, alien, parents and children, family, suburbs, family relations, comedy of errors, friendship, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A stranded spaceship pilot captured by mad scientists survives a blitz of cheesy B movies by riffing on them with his funny robot pals.
Style: futuristic, offbeat, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, mad scientist, parody, robot, creator, sanity, stupidity, evil, space and aliens, androids and robots, imaginary, satellite ...
Time: future, near future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 8K
Mork & Mindy (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mork & Mindy is an American science fiction sitcom broadcast from 1978 until 1982 on ABC. The series starred Robin Williams as Mork, an alien who comes to Earth from the planet Ork in a small, one-man egg-shaped spaceship. Pam Dawber co-starred ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, farce, alien, friends, benign alien, family, imaginary, goofy hero, space and aliens, fish out of water, friendship, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 6K
Lexx (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comedy
Country: Canada, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lexx is a science fantasy television series that follows the adventures of a group of mismatched individuals aboard the organic space craft Lexx. They travel through two universes and encounter planets including a parody of the Earth. The series is ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, exciting, captivating, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, imaginary, adventure, androids and robots, space wars, outer space, anti heroes, dangerous animal, misfit partners, unlikely partners, chases and races ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 7.2
 659
Space Cases (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Space Cases is a science fiction television series that aired on Nickelodeon for two seasons. Created by Peter David and Bill Mumy, it premiered on March 2, 1996, and was cancelled a year later. It aired for a time on Nickelodeon's Saturday ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: spacecraft, family, imaginary, escapades, space and aliens, androids and robots, danger, commander, outer space, academy, robot, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Aliens in the Family (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Aliens in the Family is an American sci-fi/fantasy sitcom that aired on ABC, conceived as part of its TGIF lineup From the Creators of Dinosaurs and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, alien, evil alien, store, babies and infants, family relations, suburban life, space and aliens, parents and children, benign alien, nanny, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Untitled Web Series About a Space Traveler Who Can Also Travel Through Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 10 min.
Story: The Inspector and his faithful associate Piper Tate encounter the Inspector's arch-nemesis, Boyish the Extraordinary.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, not serious, futuristic
Plot: heroic mission, imaginary, adventure, partners, odd couple, danger, rivalry, adventurer, time travel, unlikely partners, escapades, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek set 100 years before. The series premiered September 26, 2001 on the UPN television network with the final episode airing on May 13, 2005. The series takes ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, star trek, alien planet, space exploration, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, time travel, adventurer, intelligence ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Weird Science (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Weird Science is a mid-1990s American comedy series made for television, based on the 1985 film of the same name.
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, magic, supernatural ability, teenage life, youth, friends, hopes, computer genius, partners, buddies, comedy of errors, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 3K
Blakes 7 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, fighting the system, escapades, future dystopia, chases and races, intergalactic, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, danger, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, robot, space travel, teleportation, laser, scientist, parody, vengeance, danger, world domination, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 8.3
 30K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, fugitives, wormhole, alien race, adventure, lost, alien encounter, outer space, astronaut, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 20K
Dark Star (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, laser, surfing, artificial intelligence, asteroids and comets, technology gone awry, escapades, a.i., heroes, pets, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, light, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens, family outing
Plot: fish out of water, sitcom, alien, hidden identity, family life, eccentric family, family secret, space and aliens, goofy hero, benign alien, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 17K
Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An action-packed adventure series following a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters (a.k.a. Killjoys) sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, semi serious, futuristic ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, adventure, danger, bounty hunter, track down, imaginary, escapades, space and aliens, distant planet, chase, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry as part of the Star Trek franchise. The show is set in the nearby regions of the Milky Way galaxy, approximately during the 2360s and ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, star trek, outer space, captain, teleportation, space opera, alien planet, adventure, alien encounter, escapades, peaceful mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.2
 453
Quark (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Quark is an American science fiction situation comedy starring Richard Benjamin broadcast on NBC. The pilot first aired on May 7, 1977, and the series followed as a mid-season replacement in February 1978. The series was cancelled in April 1978. ...
Plot: sitcom, spacecraft, outer space, identical twins, parody, garbage
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.4
 62K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, investigation, space wars, space and aliens, uncover truth, rivalry, society, space station, human in outer space, transformation ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, star trek, evil alien, getting home, outer space, teleportation, hologram, allies, alien encounter, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 195K
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: humorous, stylized, macabre, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, parody, white house, mars, alien encounter, outer space, space travel, spacecraft, ufo, flying saucer, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, taj mahal, washington d.c., big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: exciting, humorous, futuristic, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, good versus evil, space travel, save the world, superhero, adventure, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, creature, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
My Favorite Martian (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Favorite Martian is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29, 1963, to May 1, 1966, for 107 episodes. The show starred Ray Walston as Uncle Martin and Bill Bixby as Tim O'Hara. John L. Greene created the central ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, sitcom, goofy hero, family, imaginary, anti heroes, space and aliens, suburban life, fish out of water, danger, suburbs, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Ticket to Space (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Face à l'incompréhension de la population française quant au montant des crédits alloués à la recherche spatiale, le gouvernement lance une vaste opération de communication. En partenariat avec le Centre spatial français, un grand jeu ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: outer space, space station, hacker, escapades, space and aliens, disorder, control room, danger, rivalry, space travel, benign alien, lottery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%