Movies like Skyrunners

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Skyrunners (2009)
 5.0
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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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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Family, Sci-Fi
USA
115 min.
 7.9
Terrahawks
Family, Sci-Fi
UK
23 min.
 7.3
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Most similar movies to Skyrunners

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, exciting, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about space and aliens, heroes, danger, alien encounter, escapades, evil alien and save the world mostly in Sci-Fi, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Skyrunners: Can of Worms (1999), Purple Death from Outer Space (1966), Terrahawks (1983), Invasion: Earth (1998), Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: outer space, benign alien, spacecraft, evil alien, family, save the world, alien encounter, adventure, space travel, danger, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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: epic, semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: outer space, androids and robots, adventure, spacecraft, benign alien, evil alien, palaces castles and temples, superhero, master villain, changing the past or future, good versus evil, save the world ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   93%
 
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: semi serious, stylized, 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:   86%
    User:   100%
 
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 7.3
 500
Terrahawks
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Gerry Anderson & Christopher Burr's Terrahawks, simply referred to as Terrahawks, was a 1980s British science fiction television series produced by Anderson Burr Pictures and created by the production team of Gerry Anderson and Christopher ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, futuristic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: evil alien, adventure, good versus evil, save the world, alien encounter, future dystopia, family, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, danger, escapades ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
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System:   77%
    User:   88%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: benign alien, gory, outer space, ocean or sea, deadly creature, spacecraft, evil alien, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, space travel, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland
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System:   76%
    User:   87%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, futuristic, stylized, exciting
Plot: time travel, evil alien, cult, spacecraft, adventure, inventions and discoveries, escapades, imaginary, space and aliens, androids and robots, benign alien, time machine ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   74%
 
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, feel good, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, date night
Plot: alien, benign alien, stranded, children, adventure, friendship, family, young heroes, nasa, youth, hiding place, healing power ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   75%
 
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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, spacecraft, alien encounter, old west, heroic mission, space travel, danger, escapades, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: 19th century, future, year 2004, 14th century, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   69%
 
Lightning Point
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Story: When a spaceship carrying pretty, teen aliens Zoey and Kiki lands in the quiet Australian surf town of Lightning Point, the girls have to befriend local surfiegirl Amber and let her in on their secret. But while the duo learns about Earth, surf and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, family, surfing, beach, secret identity, small town, alien encounter, teenage life, space and aliens, youth, undercover, intergalactic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   62%
 
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:   62%
    User:   58%
 
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 172
Cybermutt
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Rex, a good-natured Golden Retriever, is given bionic super powers by an eccentric scientist, he becomes the target of an evil genius determined to possess the new technology at any cost.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: androids and robots, benign alien, family, daring rescue, save the day, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, mistaken identity, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   61%
 
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, monster, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   68%
 
 5.0
 52
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:   57%
    User:   53%
 
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 314
Moon Pilot
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An Air Force captain inadvertently volunteers to make the first manned flight around the moon. He immediately falls under the watchful protection of various security agencies, but despite all their precautions, a young woman who may be an enemy spy ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, moon, alien encounter, space travel, adventure, airplane, space wars, family, space and aliens, danger, heroes, chase ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   65%
 
 4.0
 828
Battle Planet
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: space and aliens, danger, heroes, adventure, a.i., dangerous animal, betrayal, evil alien, alien, space war, soldier, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
 2.2
 106
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: sexual, serious, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   42%
 
Gamera vs. Viras
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of aliens from another planet head for Earth with the intentions of conquering it. Their first ship is destroyed in transit by the giant flying turtle Gamera. A second ship makes it to Earth and captures two Boy Scouts and holds them captive ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, deadly creature, evil alien, ocean or sea, adventure, mad scientist, save the world, family, alien encounter, giant monster, children, monster ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    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: serious, suspenseful, 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:   49%
    User:   55%
 
Movie in collections
 4.2
 512
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: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: benign alien, high school, save the world, mental institution, adventure, alien encounter, danger, heroes, youth, invasion, teenager, spacecraft ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, benign alien, adventure, dangerous animal, alien, godzilla, ufo, alien invasion, giant monster, deadly creature, save the world, alien encounter ...
Time: 1960s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
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: superhero, adventure, 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:   47%
 
 5.6
 12K
SpaceCamp
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: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, idiotic, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, space travel, family, nasa, space program, survival, robot, young heroes, camp, daring rescue, childhood, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   35%
 
SeaQuest 2032
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, good versus evil, androids and robots, ocean or sea, adventure, benign alien, race against time, rescue, save the world, sea, survival, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
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Teenage Space Vampires
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Romania, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bill, a high school student and avid horror movie fan, witnesses a UFO flying over his town. When the ship lands the next day, Bill and a team from SETI discover that the alien is a strange vampire creature who wants to cast the Earth into darkness ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, anti heroes, deadly creature, vampire, adventure, rescue, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 3.4
 827
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:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: outer space, benign alien, spacecraft, evil alien, save the world, alien encounter, space travel, danger, heroes, soldier, space and aliens, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
The Girl from Mars
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young girl who has telekinetic powers also claims to be a visitor from Mars. The girl's father and a scientist who has befriended her try to discern exactly who she is and what is happening.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: alien encounter, teenage life, adventure, family life, family relations, space and aliens, androids and robots, benign alien, goofy hero, single parent, getting home, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
 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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, benign alien, 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:   41%
    User:   40%
 

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The Sarah Jane Adventures
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Sarah Jane Adventures is a British science fiction television series, produced by BBC Cymru Wales for CBBC, created by Russell T Davies and starring Elisabeth Sladen. The programme is a spin-off of the long-running BBC science fiction programme ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic
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System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
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Tremors
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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:   39%
    User:   44%
 
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