Movies and TV shows like Mystery Science Theater 3000

If you like "Mystery Science Theater 3000" you are looking for futuristic, humorous and offbeat movies or TV shows about / with space station, parody, mad scientist, robot, androids and robots, space and aliens and scientist themes of Comedy and Sci-Fi genre shot in USA.
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Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988)
 8.5
 23K
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, humorous, offbeat, cynical, witty, surreal, not serious, talky, gag humor
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, parody, mad scientist, robot, androids and robots, space and aliens, scientist, experiment, research, evil, professor, creator, imaginary, victim, satellite, assistant, dimwit, stupidity, sanity, mad, silly humor, outer space, puppetry, violence, camp ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s, near future, 1990s

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Most similar movies to Mystery Science Theater 3000

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat and witty films and TV series with plots about parody, disorder, satire, silly humor, outer space, farce and imaginary mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mystery Science Theater 3000: Red Dwarf (1988), Better Off Ted (2009), Mork & Mindy (1978), Galaxina (1980), The Birthday Boys (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
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Red Dwarf (1988)
Genre: Adventure, 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: sitcom, futuristic, stylized, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, cat, hologram, outer space, friendship, space and aliens, adventurer, escapades, androids and robots, captain, isolation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, surreal, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, robot, mad scientist, space travel, teleportation, scientist, imaginary, outer space, astronaut, world domination, satellite, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 8.2
 24K
Better Off Ted (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Better Off Ted is an American satirical situation comedy series, created by Victor Fresco, who also served as the show's Executive Producer. The series ran on the ABC network from March 18, 2009 to January 26, 2010. Better Off Ted focuses on ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, boss, research, office, workplace situations, corporate world, success, coworker, experiment, team, satire, ethics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 9K
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: sitcom, offbeat, humorous, not serious, surreal
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, farce, misfit, family, goofy hero, silly humor, disorder, imaginary, benign alien, odd couple, alien encounter ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 3.7
 3K
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, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, spacecraft, alien, fall in love, adventure, space and aliens, space travel, motorcycle, disorder, danger, outer space, supernatural romance ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Birthday Boys (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: "The Birthday Boys" is a scripted original sketch comedy, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad", "Mr. Show") and Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", "Zoolander"). The series ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, goofy hero, stupidity, absurdism, comedian, comedy team, surrealism, joke, irreverence, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.3
 2K
The State (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The State is a half-hour sketch-comedy television show, originally broadcast in the USA on MTV between December 17, 1993, and July 1, 1995. The show combined bizarre characters and scenarios to present sketches that won the favor of its target ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homosexual, comedian, satire, farce, parody, cross dressing, fish out of water, cult, misfit, partners, nothing goes right, odd couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.2
 3K
Human Giant (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Human Giant is a sketch comedy show on MTV, starring writer/performers Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer and directed primarily by Jason Woliner. The show ran for two seasons. In interviews, the group has mentioned that they were offered a third ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, surreal, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, stupidity, disorder, mishap, friends, buddies, silly humor, agent, odd, chaos and mayhem, joke, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this campy spy movie spoof Dr. Goldfoot (Vincent Price) has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing over their assets. Secret agent Craig Gamble (Frankie Avalon) and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, offbeat, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, secret agents, parody, chase, farce, espionage, robot, car chase, electric chair, laser, secret agent, world domination ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 6K
Freaked (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vain actor, his best friend, and an activist end up at a mutant freak farm run by a weirdo scientist.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, mad scientist, goofy hero, betrayal, escapades, disorder, countryside, heroes, farce, nothing goes right, brat, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, not serious, light, offbeat, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: ufo, imaginary, benign alien, adventure, space travel, outer space, alien, satire, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, mysterious planet ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995 to December 28, 1998. Cross and ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, not serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, parody, comedian, performer's life, media, partners, goofy hero, workplace, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, mishap, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 2K
Max Headroom (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Max Headroom is a British-produced American satirical science fiction television series by Chrysalis Visual Programming and Lakeside Productions for Lorimar-Telepictures that aired in the United States on ABC from March 1987 to May 1988. The series ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious
Plot: totalitarianism, future dystopia, tv show, a.i., good versus evil, media, journalism, imaginary, society, warning, hacker, network ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 169K
Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, adventure, outer space, princess, farce, daring rescue, woman in danger, heroic mission, goofy hero, master villain, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
JonTron's StarCade (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: JonTron reviews zany Star Wars games while aboard the stolen Millennium Falcon.
Plot: outer space, gambling, spacecraft, youtube, parody, alien, star wars, robot, space station
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 57K
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, feel good, dark humor, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, space exploration, space and aliens, gay marriage, alien, space battle, danger, distant future, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 2K
Weird City (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in the not-too-distant future, this comedy anthology explores the issues of everyday life in the metropolis of Weird — stories that can only be told through the prism of sci-fi and comedy.
Style: anthology, futuristic, social, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alternate reality, interracial, life, entrapment, wealth, science and technology, poverty, satire, sex scene, lgbt, city
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, imaginary, adventure, space and aliens, anti heroes, anti hero, computer animation, space wars, dangerous animal, fugitives ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.8
 4K
Kroll Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kroll Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by and starring comedian Nick Kroll. Kroll, John Levenstein, and Jonathan Krisel serve as the show's executive producers. The series premiered on January 16, 2013, on the ...
Style: humorous, live comedy, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, silly humor, live performance, comedian, impersonation, pop culture, social satire, absurd humor, joke, goofy hero, basketball, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Atop the Fourth Wall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Linkara is a witty, sarcastic young adult who reviews comic books of very poor detail, ranging from bad artwork to bad writing. Occasionally, characters from the comics as well as the comics themselves come to life and terrorize Linkara. Not only ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, talky
Audience: teens
Plot: literature, objects come to life, disorder, silly humor, anger, hat, gun, comics
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered ...
Style: anthology, humorous, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, disorder, media satire, haunted by the past, mad scientist, mad doctor, u.s. president, storytelling, sea disaster, invisibility, silly humor, surfing ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s, 1950s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
 4K
Flesh Gordon (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Emperor Wang (the Perverted) is leader of the planet Porno and sends his mighty "Sex Ray" towards Earth, turning everyone into sex-mad fiends. Only one man can save the Earth, football player Flesh Gordon. Along with his girlfriend Dale ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, erotic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, mad scientist, good versus evil, space travel, kidnapping, rescue, couples, disorder, silly humor, sexual relations, woman in danger, alien encounter ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Funny or Die Presents... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: media, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, silly humor, friends, comedian, joke, television, internet video, farce, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Upright Citizens Brigade (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Upright Citizens Brigade is an improvisational comedy and sketch comedy group that emerged from Chicago's ImprovOlympic in 1990. The most recent incarnation consists of Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh. The original ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, surreal
Plot: comedian, chaos, silly humor, chaos and mayhem, odd, squad, disorder, comedienne, satire, bong, bomb squad, actress playing multiple roles ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 39K
Sleeper (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Miles Monroe, a clarinet-playing health food store proprietor, is revived out of cryostasis 200 years into a future world in order to help rebels fight an oppressive government regime.
Style: futuristic, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, farce, cloning, distopia, robot, poet, fish out of water, political unrest, mistaken identity, sexual content, fighting the system, nothing goes right ...
Time: future, 70s, 22nd century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 503
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. ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, parody, satire, garbage, identical twins, factory, clones
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 802
Pretend Time (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Nick Swardson's Pretend Time was a TV sketch comedy show created by and starring comedian and actor Nick Swardson. The show premiered on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 10 p.m. EST on Comedy Central and ran for two seasons, with the final ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, toilet humor, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, androids and robots, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, disorder, gay, absurd humor, actor playing himself, absurdism, monologue, comedian, joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Don't Ask Don't Tell (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Hilarious re-dubbed sci-fi spoof features "fabulous" aliens "turning" the military gay with their space beam! "A Zany Comedy!" says The New York Times.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: parody, silly humor, cons and scams, small town, alien encounter, disorder, space and aliens, gender, gays and lesbians, mad scientist, gay, gay interest
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
This Movie Sucks! (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This Movie Sucks. was a hosted horror movie show produced and broadcast by CHCH-TV Hamilton, Canada. Ed The Sock would invite his friends over. The would screen mostly science fiction and horror really bad movies, and make fun of them. They also got ...
Style: absurd, cult film, gag humor
Plot: duel, puppet, starfish, kung fu classic, fight to the death, cooking, robot, innuendo, car chase, champion, vending machine, anti hero ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008)
Genre: Short, Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Horrible, an aspiring supervillain with his own video blog, is attempting to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil (led by the legendary "thoroughbred of sin", Bad Horse), but his plans are usually foiled by the egotistical ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: villain, mad scientist, superhero, imaginary, unfulfilled love, unrequited love, love triangle, rivalry, evil, danger, parody, life philosophy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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