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Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)
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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: 95 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, gang, space and aliens, adventurer, nasa, escapades, rivalry, inventions and discoveries, contests and competitions, disorder, fish out of water, farce, unlikely partners, heroic mission, moon, space race, spy, saboteur, love triangle, experiment, inventor, fiancee, cheating, queen victoria, rocket ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england

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Most similar movies to Those Fantastic Flying Fools

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and captivating films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, rivalry, imaginary and disorder mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Those Fantastic Flying Fools: First Men in the Moon (1964), Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962), At the Earth's Core (1976), Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979), Rise of the Fellowship (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: boys' night, family outing
Plot: space travel, moon, alien, astronaut, extinction, passenger, adventure, heroic mission, alien encounter, supernatural romance, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 1890s, 60s ...
Place: europe, england, ussr, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventurer, balloon, slave girl, master and servant, adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, journalism, hotshot hero, heroes, daring rescue, showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: africa, britain, west africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: atmospheric, serious, psychotronic, ridiculous, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: cave, monster, underground, cave woman, quicksand, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, misfit, supernatural, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, prehistory, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: nasa, time travel, fish out of water, king arthur, camelot, astronaut, jousting, time machine, disorder, friends, young heroes, adventure ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dishonesty, cons and scams, nothing goes right, escapades, down on your luck, crimes, road not taken, blind ambition, disorder, obsessive quest, farce, fish out of water ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, captivating ...
Plot: misfit, escapades, farce, adventure, obsessive quest, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, collector, geek, british, imaginary
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Rise of the Fellowship (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Randall Dooley is a geek. His three best friends are geeks too. He works in a game shop, he spends all his free time playing online games, his older brother bullies him unmercifully, his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: adventure, rivalry, contests and competitions, buddies, friends, computers and web, siblings relations, sword and sorcery, flash drive
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 3K
Zenon: Z3 (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, disorder, mischievous children, adventure, teenage life, ambition, rivalry, youth, escapades, space and aliens, save the world, contests and competitions ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, parody, offbeat
Plot: fish out of water, heroic mission, alien encounter, outer space, tv show, mistaken identity, space wars, heroes, escapades, master villain, dishonesty, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 2K
Cutie Honey (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, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, vengeance, crimes, gang, female fighter, transformation, androids and robots, journalism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, space travel, alien, knight, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, nothing goes right, rescue, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.8
 228
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: getting home, mischievous children, escapades, wizards and magicians, youth, rivalry, friendship, troll, forest, magic, good versus evil, adventure ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 63K
Time Bandits (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 110 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, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, treasure, alternate dimension, adventurer, adventure, map, good versus evil, magic, giant, heroic mission, dwarf, titanic ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, ancient greece, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Miss Cast Away (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: parody, humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: adventure, island, castaway, survival, fish out of water, disorder, escapades, save the day, rescue, race against time, misfit, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Hungover Games (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's a movie about Hungover guys that get lost in a death match game: Each year, drunk people are selected to participate in torturous games the morning after a big night out. There's no sunglasses, no water, and no headache medicine. ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, ironic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, rivalry, goofy hero, contests and competitions, escapades, silly humor, survival, nudity (full frontal - brief), fight to the death, friends, absurd humor, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, solar eclipse, medieval, state affairs, intrigue, family, heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, sent to the future, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 251 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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: guardian angel, time travel, good versus evil, supernatural, space travel, daring rescue, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.1
 960
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: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, parody, psychotronic ...
Plot: superhero, benign alien, space and aliens, evil alien, supernatural, master villain, rivalry, heroes, supernatural ability, save the world, escapades, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, farce, rivalry, escapades, odd couple, disorder, silly humor, curses spells and rituals, save the lady, evil sorcerer, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, semi serious, humorous, light, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, rescue, moon, outer space, adventure, space and aliens, survival, partners, family life, space travel, best friends, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: submarine, sailor, professor, shipwreck, ocean, heroic mission, isolation, forces of nature, dangerous animal, adventure, obsessive quest, daring rescue ...
Time: 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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A.R.O.G (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Commander Logar fools Arif and sends him 1.000.000 years back in the time. He must civilize people from past to reach today.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, parody, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, fish out of water, daring rescue, save the day, heroes, rivalry, disorder, vengeance, heroic mission, escapades, misfit ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.7
 952
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, light, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, save the world, benign alien, time travel, alien encounter, disorder, master villain, escapades, androids and robots, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, heroes, disorder, battles, dishonesty, rivalry, love and romance, couples, adventure ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zeppelin, world domination, inventor, steampunk, rivalry, adventure, escapades, prodigy, obsessive quest, heroes, mad scientist, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 101K
Home (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid ...
Style: light, exciting, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, benign alien, alien, family, save the world, odd couple, escapades, disney, alien invasion, culture clash, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, escapades, comedy of errors, race against time, impostor, inventor, changing the past or future, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: ussr, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: semi serious, stylized, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: adventure, folk hero, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, deadly creature, escapades, treasure hunt, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, adventurer, journey ...
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 15K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beast, village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, goofy hero, heroes, good versus evil, monster, silly humor, village life ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 62K
G.O.R.A. (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slick young Turk kidnapped by extraterrestrials shows his great « humanitarian spirit » by outwitting the evil commander-in-chief of the planet of G.O.R.A.
Style: parody, not serious, stylized, humorous, offbeat
Plot: spacecraft, evil alien, space wars, space travel, fish out of water, abduction, distant planet, alien encounter, rivalry, save the world, escapades, princess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%