Movies like Skyrunners

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Skyrunners (2009)
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Skyrunners
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tyler and his brother find an alien ship which makes Tyler appear older and gives him other abilities. This turns his high school life upside down, and may enable him to help his older brother's love life. After he is abducted by beings who intend to takeover Earth, he must depend on his inept and lovelorn brother to rescue him.
Style: exciting, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: high school, benign alien, spacecraft, evil alien, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, heroes, ufo, space and aliens, deadly creature, getting home, rescue, siblings relations, high school life, kidnapping, teenage life, life turned upside down, danger, rivalry, abduction, puberty, alien monster, high school graduation, teenage son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Transformers
Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
USA, Japan, South Korea
30 min.
 8.0
Transformers
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
USA
144 min.
 7.1
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Most similar movies to Skyrunners

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about space and aliens, danger, heroes, alien encounter, escapades, evil alien and rivalry mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Skyrunners: Purple Death from Outer Space (1966), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Can of Worms (1999), Transformers (2007), Spaced Out (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Purple Death from Outer Space
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: outer space, androids and robots, adventure, benign alien, spacecraft, palaces castles and temples, evil alien, superhero, master villain, changing the past or future, good versus evil, save the world ...
Time: 60s
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Genre: 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: emotional, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, date night
Plot: alien, children, adventure, friendship, family, childhood, nasa, stranded, first contact, chase, space travel, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   100%
 
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Can of Worms
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, outer space, spacecraft, evil alien, family, save the world, adventure, alien encounter, space travel, danger, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   89%
 
 7.1
 554K
Transformers
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: exciting, semi serious, stylized, ridiculous, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: robot, man versus machine, alien, good versus evil, transformation, military, car chase, chase, alien invasion, androids and robots, giant robots, technology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1890s, 19th century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   88%
 
 5.0
 50
Spaced Out
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The planet earth is in peril of impending doom, and maniacal destructive forces from outer space are closely at hand! Twisted, demented alien terrorists are single-handedly about to reap horrific havoc on earth and threaten life itself. Meanwhile, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: benign alien, evil alien, alien encounter, danger, space and aliens, journalism, save the world, captivity, chaos and mayhem, kidnapping, save the planet, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   69%
 
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Mammoth
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a hot summer afternoon in the sleepy town of Blackwater Louisiana, a meteor streaks across the sky and crashes through the roof of the local Natural History Museum. The meteor is actually a spaceship containing an alien life form which animates ...
Style: scary, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: anti heroes, dangerous animal, danger, small town, escapades, race against time, museum, animal life, chases and races, supernatural, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, prehistory
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, ridiculous, absurd, epic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: betrayal, good versus evil, robot, transformation, teleportation, revenge, car chase, alien invasion, chase, giant robots, androids and robots, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1961, year 1969, 20th century ...
Place: egypt, pentagon, middle east, new mexico, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   61%
 
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The Ewok Adventure
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, epic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: rescue, spacecraft, master villain, adventure, young heroes, friendship, family, save the world, heroic mission, bravery, forest, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
 7.2
 140K
Lilo & Stitch
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lonely Hawaiian girl named Lilo is being raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents die -- under the watch of social worker Cobra Bubbles. When Lilo adopts a funny-looking dog and names him "Stitch," she doesn't realize ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: adoption, family, adventure, dog, friendship, island, alien, disney, redemption, chase, oldies, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   57%
 
Invasion of Astro-Monster
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, benign alien, dangerous animal, adventure, godzilla, giant monster, alien invasion, ufo, alien, deadly creature, save the world, alien encounter ...
Time: 1960s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
Teenage Alien Avengers
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alien Arsenal, also released as Alien Weapons, tells the story of two teenage misfits, Ralph and Baxter, who accidentally discover a bizarre vault full of alien weaponry and body armor in the basement of their high school, with which they harness ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, high school, teenage life, space and aliens, escapades, youth, social misfits, superhero, alien encounter, high school life, kids in trouble, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
Dreamship Surprise: Period 1
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hundreds of years after humans have settled on Mars, Regulator Rogul and Lord Jens Maul, lead a force of Martians to Earth in order to conquer the planet. Queen Metaphor looks to the gay heroes aboard the spaceship Surprise -- Captain Kork, Mr. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: time travel, mars, save the world, alien encounter, spacecraft, heroic mission, old west, space travel, danger, escapades, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: 19th century, future, 14th century, year 2004, 21st century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
Invasion: Earth
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Invasion: Earth is a BBC science fiction TV series. It was made in collaboration with the Sci Fi Channel, and released in 1998 as six fifty minute episodes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Plot: benign alien, gory, outer space, ocean or sea, deadly creature, spacecraft, adventure, evil alien, save the world, alien encounter, space travel, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
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 6.7
 2K
Tremors
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tremors: The Series is a television spin-off of the Tremors franchise. Originally airing out of order on the Sci-Fi Channel, it was later aired in its proper sequence on the G4 Network.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: desert, small town, deadly creature, goofy hero, rescue, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, monster, mutant, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
Race to Witch Mountain
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, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, alien, alien invasion, chase, benign alien, aliens, desert, evil alien, family, kids and family, witch, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctor Who and his companions are hurled into the future and make a horrifying discovery: the Daleks have conquered Earth! The metal fiends have devastated entire continents and turned the survivors into Robomen.
Style: stylized, semi serious, futuristic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, androids and robots, adventure, spacecraft, evil alien, changing the past or future, save the world, alien encounter, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
War of the Worlds
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, survival, alien invasion, adventure, alien, end of the world, evil alien, single father, aliens, death, first contact, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, hiroshima japan, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
 3.7
 476
Precious Find
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 2049. 200 years after the great Californian goldrush. The new generation of gold diggers are just as full of gold fever as their ancestors.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: moon, outer space, androids and robots, adventure, anti heroes, bounty hunter, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
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 4.2
 509
Laserhawk
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 250 million years ago, a carnivorous species 'planted' a crop of humans on an uninhabited planet known as Earth. Now, the alien life form has returned to harvest its yield. With total destruction looming just moments away, a futuristic ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: benign alien, high school, save the world, mental institution, adventure, alien encounter, danger, heroes, youth, spacecraft, alien, teenager ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
Monsters vs. Aliens
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: Inspired by DreamWorks Animation's 2009 blockbuster feature film, this new series follows the further adventures of the beloved monsters- B.O.B., the gelatinous blob without a brain; Link, the prehistoric fish-man; Dr. Cockroach, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, family, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, mutant, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
The Transformers
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Transformers is the first animated television series in the Transformers franchise. The series depicts a war among giant robots that can transform into vehicles and other objects.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, evil alien, master villain, leadership, rescue, family, save the world, robot, space travel, alien encounter, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
 3.4
 823
Illegal Aliens
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three aliens morph into super-hot babes and arrive to protect the earth from the intergalactic forces of evil. Guided by Syntax, their holographic mentor, these Illegal Aliens are willing to use every trick in the book and every sexy outfit in their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, toilet humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, androids and robots, benign alien, deadly creature, master villain, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, mistaken identity, time travel, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 5.4
 5K
Evil Aliens
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sensationalist reporter Michelle Fox presents the TV show Weird World, with phony matters about UFOS and aliens. When she hears about Cat, a young woman that claims that have been abducted with her boyfriend and become pregnant by aliens, she ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, gory, evil alien, alien encounter, countryside, chaos and mayhem, small town, kidnapping, tv show, alien, space and aliens, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
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Invasion of the Star Creatures
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Beautiful alien Amazonian women plan to conquer the world using an army of vegetable monsters. Dim-witted privates Philbrick and Penn bumble into a cave in search of atomic activity but collide instead with fierce carrot-topped tree mutants and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: outer space, benign alien, evil alien, spacecraft, save the world, alien encounter, space travel, danger, heroes, soldier, space and aliens, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
Dr. Who and the Daleks
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientist Doctor Who accidentally activates his new invention, the Tardis, a time machine disguised as a police telephone box. Doctor Who, his two grand-daughters, and Barbara's boyfriend Ian are transported through time and space to the planet ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, futuristic, stylized, exciting
Plot: time travel, evil alien, cult, adventure, spacecraft, inventions and discoveries, escapades, imaginary, space and aliens, androids and robots, benign alien, time machine ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
 6.8
 293K
Men in Black 3
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, alien, alien invasion, technology, space travel, secret agents, time machine, aliens, revenge, moon, changing the past or future, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, future, 1960s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
The X from Outer Space
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The spaceship AAB-Gamma is dispatched from FAFC headquarters in Japan to make a landing on the planet Mars and investigate reports of UFOs in the area. As they near the red planet, they encounter a mysterious UFO that coats the ship's hull with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Plot: mars, deadly creature, evil alien, spacecraft, race against time, airplane, rescue, save the day, save the world, ufo, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
 4.4
 408
Alien Opponent
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The owner of a small-town junkyard offers a cash reward to whomever can kill her uninvited, space-suited alien guest when its spacecraft crash-lands into her barn. Every wacko within 100 miles turns out, and before long, the junkyard is transformed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: battle zone, benign alien, gory, small town, alien encounter, space and aliens, violence spree, small town life, space travel, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 

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Demon Sex
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scientists on Earth experiment with advanced DNA from an ancient alien skull, hoping to crack its genetic code for the good of humankind. But aliens want to steal the code to prevent their species from going extinct, so they enlist human women to ...
Style: serious, sexual, scary
Plot: benign alien, strong sexual content, deadly creature, evil alien, save the world, apocalypse, danger, space and aliens, alien encounter, curses spells and rituals, future dystopia, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
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Battle Planet
Genre: Sci-Fi
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: space and aliens, danger, adventure, heroes, a.i., dangerous animal, betrayal, evil alien, space war, alien, soldier, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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