Movies like The Monitors

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The Monitors (1969)
 4.7
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The Monitors (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Earthlings chafe at the peace established by a benevolent alien race and set about to rebel.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: satire, alien, rebellion, propaganda, space and aliens, evil alien, politics, mad scientist, danger, filmmaking, disorder, rescue, alien encounter, state affairs, airplane, military, alien invasion, pilot, striptease, gun, on the run, helicopter, kiss, u.s. president, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, hollywood star
Place: chicago illinois, usa

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Most similar movies to The Monitors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, semi serious and cult film films with plots about space and aliens, danger, alien, disorder, heroes, escapades and alien encounter mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Monitors: Invasion of the Star Creatures (1962), Evil Alien Conquerors (2003), Illegal Aliens (2007), Mars Attacks! (1996), The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Invasion of the Star Creatures (1962)
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, psychotronic
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, soldier, misfit, space and aliens, deadly creature, rivalry, save the world, farce, silly humor, space travel, danger ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Trail of the Screaming Forehead (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small town infestation of crawling alien foreheads that begin attaching to people and taking them over collides with a scientist's experiments to extract foreheadazine and things go horribly horribly wrong.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: save the world, mad scientist, supernatural, save the planet, evil alien, escapades, rivalry, disorder, deadly, alien encounter, heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Evil Alien Conquerors (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inept beings from the planet Kabijj land on Earth and attempt to behead all of its beings and take over the planet
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, disorder, race against time, danger, escapades, rivalry, sword, alien encounter, farce, silly humor, outer space ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 2.9
 860
Illegal Aliens (2007)
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, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, save the world, evil alien, benign alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, time travel, androids and robots, escapades, master villain, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 207K
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, absurd, not serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, evil alien, alien invasion, mars, ufo, save the world, space and aliens, spacecraft, flying saucer, alien encounter, congress, space travel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, big ben london, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The fate of the planet in the hands of Larry, Moe and Curly Joe? That's exactly the situation the trio finds themselves in when they befriend a wacky scientist and must defend his secret invention from a pair of malevolent Martians. Sight gags, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: farce, three stooges, catastrophe, submarine, inventions and discoveries, alien encounter, rivalry, goofy hero, danger, obsessive quest, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.9
 58
Spaced Out (2006)
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, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Plot: journalism, media, captivity, chaos and mayhem, abduction, disorder, save the planet, save the world, escapades, benign alien, heroes, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An alien slave crash-lands in New York City while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on Earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.
Style: allegory, clever, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, life is a bitch, space and aliens, graphic violence, profanity, racism, addiction, discrimination, urban, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
64%
 5.5
 372
Moon Pilot (1962)
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: humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, chases and races, danger, heroes, getting home, space and aliens, chase, adventure, benign alien, family, satire, airplane ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Spaced Invaders (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crew of Martians overhears a radio broadcast of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" coming from Earth, and, thinking the Martian fleet is attacking Earth, they land their broken-down ship in a backwater mid-American town. As luck ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, surprise ending, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: alien, halloween, martian, misunderstanding, adventure, catastrophe, disorder, friendship, time travel, space travel, alien encounter, technology gone awry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
One-Eyed Monster (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In February 2007, ten people went to the remote mountains of Northern California to shoot an adult movie. What happened next was something no one expected, but everyone saw coming. Amber Benson, Charles Napier, and Ron Jeremy star in an homage to ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: alien encounter, evil alien, isolation, danger, deadly creature, deadly, confined, filmmaking, body horror, parody, violence spree, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The History of Future Folk (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An alien intending to claim Earth for his people before their homeworld is destroyed by a comet decides not to eliminate humanity when he hears their music. Instead, he lives among them until another alien is sent to find and kill him.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, tense ...
Plot: alien, alien encounter, rescue, fish out of water, save the world, parents and children, dishonesty, benign alien, heroes, danger, eccentric family, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The American Way (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam vets disturbs television programs from a B-29 airplane. They want to sabotage Mrs Westinghouse's political campaign who is running for the Senate in support of US military involvement in South America. Mrs Westinghouse orders ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: airplane, vietnam veteran, politics, danger, escapades, military, media, prank, state affairs, journalism, fighting the system, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sequel to The Mouse that Roared; The Tiny Country of Grand Fenwick has a hot water problem in the castle. To get the money necessary to put in a new set of plumbing, they request foreign aid from the U.S. for Space Research. The Russians then send ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, fictitious country, state affairs, family, nothing goes right, space and aliens, silly humor, disorder, political conspiracy, cons and scams, head of state, misfit partners ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, soviet union, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Attack of the Eye Creatures (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Alien "eye" creatures invade a small town in this uncredited remake of "Invasion of the Saucer Men".
Style: scary, semi serious, suspense, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, evil alien, chases and races, escapades, danger, battles, folk, severed arm, flying saucer, disembodied hand, air force, alien ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Morons from Outer Space (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story begins on a small spaceship docking with a refueling station. On board are a group of four aliens, Bernard, Sandra, Desmond, and Julian. During a particularly tedious period of their stay at the station, the other three begin playing with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film, satirical ...
Plot: outer space, anti hero, ship, mistaken identity, heroic mission, celebrity culture, space travel, friendship, fish out of water, alien encounter, disorder, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 118K
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: exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, nothing goes right, asteroids and comets, evil alien, disorder, space and aliens, race against time, danger, desert, dragon, firefighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Hellacious Acres: The Case of John Glass (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Glass, wakes up in a desolated barn from a long cryogenic slumber, to be informed that not only the planet has been devastated by a third world war, but reduced to little habitability by a subsequent alien invasion. He also learns that in order ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, captivating, tense, not serious ...
Plot: heroic mission, apocalypse, chaos, nothing goes right, evil alien, heroes, escapades, solitary, disorder, alien, extraterrestrial, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
What Planet Are You From? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical penis, to impregnate an earthling and stay until the birth. The ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, pregnancy, cloning, benign alien, couples, disorder, misfit, leadership, alien, culture clash, fall in love, falling in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The forces of evil are attempting to recapture a human-inhabited Earth-like planet that has been liberated by rebels. The son of one of the rebel leaders, an electronic genius, searches the galaxy for a hero and finds Captain Zoom, star of a 1950s ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, rivalry, good versus evil, save the day, heroes, escapades, dishonesty, adventure, master villain, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 620
Human Highway (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Human Highway is a 1982 comedy film starring and co-directed by Neil Young under his pseudonym Bernard Shakey. Dean Stockwell co-directed the film and acted along with Russ Tamblyn, Dennis Hopper, and the band Devo. Included is a collaborative ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, surreal, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: surrealism, acid, post apocalypse, rock, apocalypse, disorder, gas station, power relations, friends, chaos, small town, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 50K
Coneheads (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason, everyone believes them when they say they're from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, space and aliens, alien life-form, benign alien, family life, parents and children, outer space, alien contact, family relations, golf, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, imaginary, danger, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 22K
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, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, satire, surfing, laser, artificial intelligence, astronaut, escapades, pets, technology gone awry, silly humor, asteroids and comets, hippie ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 53
Redboy 13 (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A minor masterpiece of the surreal--Austin Chronicle__Redboy 13 is a cold war movie spoof with a Jame Bondian atmosphere. Roy Brown plays Redboy 13, an adolescent agent called from retirement for one last assignment. Evil is up to its old tricks in ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: boot camp, secret agents, adventure, rivalry, teenage life, heroic mission, track down, satire, disorder, righting the wronged, mad scientist, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 16K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, political comedy, satirical ...
Plot: politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political conspiracy, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Britannia Hospital (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis arrives to cover the celebration, he finds the hospital under siege by ...
Style: semi serious, clever, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), power relations, chaos, doctors and patients, chaos and mayhem, mad scientist, fighting the system, journalism, nothing goes right, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 925
Way... Way Out (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A platonically wed American couple run a lunar weather station near an unwed Soviet couple.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: astronaut, cold war, pregnancy, isolation, outer space, spacecraft, couples, space station, battle of the sexes, confined, space and aliens, marriage of convenience ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
2001: A Space Travesty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leslie Nielsen once again plays a bumbling detective in the vein of the 'Naked Gun' movies, but this time as Marshall Richard 'Dick' Dix. When odd reports are received through official channels stating that the President of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, save the world, daring rescue, save the day, benign alien, danger, escapades, chases and races, race against time, alien encounter, a.i., imaginary ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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