Movies like Those Fantastic Flying Fools

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Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)
 5.3
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Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)
Original name: Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Phineas T. Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun barrel built into the side of a Welsh mountain, but money troubles, spies and saboteurs ensure that the plan is doomed before it starts...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious
Plot: adventure, space and aliens, gang, contests and competitions, inventions and discoveries, nasa, adventurer, farce, unlikely partners, heroic mission, chases and races, imaginary, escapades, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water, moon, space race, spy, saboteur, love triangle, inventor, gun, fiancee, experiment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england

Most similar movies to Those Fantastic Flying Fools

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, captivating and exciting films with plots about escapades, adventure, rivalry, heroes, danger, imaginary and disorder mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Those Fantastic Flying Fools: Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979), First Men in the Moon (1964), Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962), Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004), Zenon: Z3 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: time travel, king arthur, nasa, camelot, astronaut, space and aliens, family, misfit, heroes, danger, escapades, adventure ...
Place: england, europe, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
First Men in the Moon (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astronauts discover an old ...
Style: stylized, serious, psychotronic, fairy tale, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, alien, astronaut, extinction, passenger, adventure, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 60s ...
Place: england, europe, ussr, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family home into a discotheque, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: obsessive quest, crimes, blind ambition, espionage, dishonesty, fish out of water, estate, chase, chases and races, nothing goes right, farce, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventurer, chimpanzee, balloon, jules verne, danger, escapades, hotshot hero, adventure, battles, treasure hunt, showbiz, daring rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s
Place: africa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Ashens and the Quest for the Gamechild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ashens is going on a quest to find the legendary, and elusive electronic tat known as the Game Child.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: misfit, adventure, farce, escapades, imaginary, obsessive quest, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, geek, collector, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 ⇓
74%
Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Honey's uncle gets kidnapped by the evil criminal gang known as "Panther Claw," she must use her magical powers of transformation (fueled by love) to save him. Meanwhile the same crime group has been responsible for a number of ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroic mission, vengeance, danger, crimes, chases and races, gang, female fighter, transformation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.5
 2K
Zenon: Z3 (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zenon Kar a teenager living on a space station in the year 2054 competes in the first ever Galactic Teen Supreme contest.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, futuristic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, disorder, adventure, mischievous children, save the world, teenage life, youth, ambition, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, contests and competitions ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 57K
Time Bandits (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, absurd, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure, time travel, adventure, map, adventurer, giant, alternate dimension, good versus evil, magic, burglary, heroic mission, dwarf ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, ancient greece, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The High Crusade (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medieval crusaders from the 13th century are captured by aliens. However, this can not stop them to conquer the Holy Land.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, evil alien, alien, knight, space and aliens, heroic mission, fish out of water, alien encounter, space wars, time travel, distant planet ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A plane carrying beauty contestants crash lands on a deserted island. Captain Maximus Powers (Roberts) and co-pilot Mike Saunders (Schlatter) have to take care of their passengers, while avoiding the dangers of Jurassic Pork (a giant prehistoric ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, parody, island, castaway, fish out of water, survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, misfit, rescue, isolation ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Master of the World (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mad genius tries to bomb the world into peace.
Style: exciting, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world domination, inventor, jules verne, zeppelin, mad scientist, chases and races, prodigy, adventure, rivalry, danger, politics, chaos ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
At the Earth's Core (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A huge burrowing machine tunnels out of control at ferocious speed, cutting clean through to the center of the earth, to the twilight world of pellucidar. Once there, Dr. Perry and David Innes are threatened by half human creatures, lizard-like ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, ridiculous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: cave, monster, subterranean, cave woman, quicksand, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, prehistory, victorian, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: rescue, moon, dog, space travel, survival, family life, adventure, space and aliens, partners, friendship, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, adventure, rivalry, dangerous animal, heroic mission, escapades, danger, love triangle, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.8
 187
The Magic Door (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A magic Troll aims to defeat the Black Witch and find the magic door that will lead him home with the help of the Elf Flip, and the Boy Liam.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: getting home, escapades, mischievous children, imaginary, rivalry, danger, youth, wizards and magicians, friendship, troll, magic, forest ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, time travel, guardian angel, young heroes, daring rescue, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world, space travel, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 19th century, an expert marine biologist is hired by the government to determine what's sinking ships all over the ocean. His daughter follows him. They are intercepted by a mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine.
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, sailor, shipwreck, professor, ocean or sea, chases and races, escapades, heroes, daring rescue, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 3.2
 787
Supersonic Man (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A masked superhero (Michael Coby) with a private-eye disguise thwarts a madman's (Cameron Mitchell) death-ray plot.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: superhero, supernatural, save the world, imaginary, evil alien, rivalry, space and aliens, good versus evil, master villain, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bunny Guards (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple of slackers find an antique dagger and manage to free the gorgeous female warrior was imprisoned in it by an evil spell. An evil sorcerer is not happy by this turn of events and determines to possess both the blade and the warrior through a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, offbeat, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, silly humor, disorder, farce, rivalry, escapades, odd couple, danger, curses spells and rituals, save the lady, evil sorcerer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a horse accident, Karen wakes up to find herself in past Britain, close to Camelot, the famous castle of King Arthur.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, solar eclipse, medieval, imaginary, escapades, royal court, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, wooing, adventure, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 2K
Chilly Dogs (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man must participate in the Iditarod dog race across Alaska to inherit property from his legendary grandfather, but ends up getting much more than he bargained for.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ambition, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, animal life, escapades, sport, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, dog, dog sled ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emperor Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make Marge his before blowing up the Earth. The Emperor and other inhabitants of his planet are somewhat less than bright, and Dick begins ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, idiotic, absurd, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: save the world, laser, adventure, family relations, disorder, suburban life, suburbs, parents and children, rivalry, imaginary, space and aliens, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, imaginary, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, save the day, family, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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 ⇓
48%
Carry on Jack (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tenth entry in the Carry On series. Able seaman Poop-Decker (Bernard Cribbins) signs up for adventure on the high seas with the wicked Captain Fearless (Kenneth Williams). Those swabbing the decks include Juliet Mills, Charles Hawtrey and Donald ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: ship, heroes, adventurer, battles, cruise, disorder, ocean or sea, captivity, battle zone, mistaken identity, rebelliousness, military life ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: england, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zenon Kar, a 13-year-old girl who lives on a space station in the year 2049, gets into some trouble and is banished to Earth. With help from some Earth friends she must find her way back.
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space station, friendship, outer space, disorder, friends, misfit, escapades, imaginary, best friends, youth, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.2
 347
Santos (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Spain, Chile
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Salvador Santos (Javier Gutiérrez), obeso, casi calvo y con 33 años, no parece la persona adecuada para vestirse de héroe. Pero no tiene otra opción, especialmente desde que un extraño viajero interdimensional le advierte que su mejor amigo, el ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Plot: superhero, parody, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, rivalry, heroes, save the world, self discovery, couple relations, danger, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Just Another Pandora's Box (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Qing Ye Se only knows how to be a thief, but he runs into major trouble when he accidentally steals the heart of Rose, an immortal fairy. During a chaotic chase, Qing gets ahold of the Pandora's Box, sending them both back in time to the Three ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, tense
Plot: legends and myths, time travel, escapades, mistaken identity, imaginary, battles, disorder, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, friendship, chosen one ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sinbad and the Minotaur (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sinbad, armed with rumors of ancient gold, finds himself sneaking into the desert camp of the evil sorcerer Al-Jibar. Hidden among the many relics is an ivory scroll case containing the logs of the pirate Captain Minos, which will lead Sinbad to the ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: adventure, folk hero, wizards and magicians, treasure hunt, deadly creature, danger, imaginary, escapades, good versus evil, deadly, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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