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Meet the Hollowheads (1989)
 5.3
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Meet the Hollowheads (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Hollowheads are a strange, futuristic family that live in a Jetsons type world complete with many cool gadgets. Henry is hoping for a promotion at the slime factory in which he works and decides to bring his boss home for dinner and to meet the family. The horny, pervert, rude boss does not know what he is up against when he begins with his advances towards Mrs. Hollowhead and his abundance of rudeness.
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, parody, offbeat, cult film
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, nothing goes right, society, disorder, suburbs, workplace situations, social satire, boss, husband wife relationship, family dinner, absurdism, suburban life, abstract art, family, monster, police officer, police, party, rapist, parasite, pervert, retribution, grandfather, happy ending ...
Time: future, 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, offbeat and cult film films with plots about disorder, danger, deadly, catastrophe, dark humor, mentor and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like Meet the Hollowheads: Lobster Man from Mars (1989), Frog-g-g! (2004), Overtime (2011), Parents (1989), Bugged (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lobster Man from Mars (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Young film student tries to sell his weird movie to a desperate film producer who is in need of a tax write-off. The producer screens the film "Lobster Man From Mars". What follows is one of the most bizarre and funny film within-a-film ...
Style: semi serious, epic, humorous, parody, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: filmmaking, disorder, mad scientist, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, office, mars, silly humor, film producer, absurd humor, spacecraft ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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95%
 4.1
 347
Frog-g-g! (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Chemical waste seeps into a small town's water supply, causing the birth of a mutant FROGGG which is instinctively driven to mate with its genetic match - human women. Sexy EPA super-agent Dr Barbara Michaels tracks the Froggg's every ...
Style: semi serious, scary, suspense, tense, humorous ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mutant, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, supernatural romance, society, chaos, silly humor, clergy, gays and lesbians, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, captivating, tense, not serious, offbeat
Plot: heroic mission, apocalypse, chaos, dark humor, nothing goes right, evil alien, solitary, disorder, heroes, escapades, extraterrestrial, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.4
 374
Overtime (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Raph and Max only kill bad guys, and only after their boss Sam, a high-powered attorney, has cashed a nice paycheck for getting her sleazy clients off the hook. When Sam sends our heroes on a routine hit, they find themselves caught up in a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, tense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, zombie, laboratory, disorder, good versus evil, rivalry, crimes, couple relations, parents and children, alien encounter, dark humor, legal action ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 8K
Parents (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950's suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, slasher, disturbing, dark fantasy ...
Plot: suburbs, coming of age, family relations, dysfunctional family, cannibal, dark humor, mischievous children, society, youth, family problems, social worker, disorder ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 3.9
 262
Bugged (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Bugged! tells the story of a group of bumbling exterminators who are called over to the house of an attractive young novelist to rid her house of insects. Unfortunately, due to a horrible chemical mix-up, the poison spray causes the bugs to grow to ...
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous animal, supernatural, nothing goes right, deadly creature, escapades, down on your luck, disorder, mutant, creature feature, insect, exterminator, mutation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.0
 3K
Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, witty, not serious ...
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, disorder, nothing goes right, society, tv show, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.0
 1K
Dr. Caligari (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr. Caligari, who says Mrs. Van Houten has a disease of the libido.
Style: psychotronic, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: surrealism, doctors and patients, murder, mental institution, sexual relations, experiment gone awry, obsession, plague, woman in danger, mental illness, disorder, transplant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, parody, semi serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, supernatural, disorder, chaos, nosy, deadly creature, escapades, plague, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.9
 6K
Visioneers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Visioneer George Washington Winsterhammerman lives a comfortable but monotonous life in this slightly futuristic black comedy. When people start exploding from stress and George is showing early symptoms, he's forced to examine his life. Taking ...
Style: surreal, not serious, futuristic, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: workplace, self discovery, estrangement, satire, society, future dystopia, golf, existentialism, dreams, loneliness, life philosophy, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Thanksgiving Family Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Against the ardent wishes of his wife, eleven-year-old son, and sixteen-year-old daughter, ALBERT SNIDER (Judge Reinhold) is determined to have a festive family holiday. Albert doesn't seem to realize that his kids would rather stick needles in ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, thanksgiving, disorder, eccentric family, family life, nothing goes right, family relations, suburban life, family gatherings, misfit, american football, hippie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.4
 1K
The Martins (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, eccentric family, unlikely criminals, dark humor, obsession, family problems, disorder, losing-it hero, working class, down on your luck, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.5
 8K
Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, family relations, friendship, suburban life, new neighbor, dark humor, farce, silly humor, disorder, friends, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.2
 3K
Blood Car (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the near future, gas prices are at an astronomical high. One man is determined to find an alternate fuel source. That alternate fuel source turns out to be blood...HUMAN BLOOD.
Style: semi serious, suspense, humorous, biting, offbeat
Plot: satire, supernatural, life is a bitch, zombie, youth, future dystopia, addiction, teenage life, obsession, apocalypse, experimenting, dark humor ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans, and captures the attention of a group of people who want to take over ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, parody, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: materialism, family relations, genetic engineering, conspiracy, kidnapping, satire, silly humor, rescue, society, master villain, switching roles, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Happy House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Their relationship on the rocks, a young Brooklyn couple heads to a remote B&B to work things out. But from the moment they arrive at The Happy House it's one disaster after another, and they soon begin to suspect they've wandered ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, captivating, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, couples, resort, isolation, disorder, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, survival, dark humor, violence, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Breakfast of Aliens (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lovable loser Walter Clydepepper eats an alien from outer space in his cereal and becomes a deadly stand up comic.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, disorder, loser, alien, drug addict, comedian, arrested development, breakfast cereal, bodily possession
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.1
 43K
Sleeper (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Miles Monroe, a clarinet-playing health food store proprietor, is revived out of cryostasis 200 years into a future world in order to help rebels fight an oppressive government regime.
Style: futuristic, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, farce, cloning, distopia, robot, revolution, poet, fish out of water, mistaken identity, political unrest, disorder, sex aid ...
Time: future, 70s, 22nd century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 2K
Heartbeeps (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Heartbeeps stars Andy Kaufman and Bernadette Peters as domestic robots who fall in love and run off together.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: androids and robots, factory, servant, robot, romance, space and aliens, master and servant, love and romance, a.i., society, couple relations, eccentric family ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remember the good old days when anyone with a camera and a few thousand bucks could schlep up to Bronson canyon and quickly make a cheap sci-fi/horror B-movie? Well, they're back! The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra is an affectionate, meticulous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, benign alien, save the world, heroic mission, space travel, heroes, goofy hero, alien encounter, mutant, husband wife relationship, skeleton ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Saturday the 14th (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After his family moves to a new house, a young boy discovers a mysterious book that details a curse hanging over the date of Saturday the 14th. Opening the book releases a band of monsters into the house and the family must join together to save ...
Style: parody, humorous, scary, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, nothing goes right, eccentric family, farce, escapades, curses spells and rituals, monster, transformation, vampire, evil, little boy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Head of the Family (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The "head" of the family is literally that--a giant head on a tiny body, who psychically controls the rest of his even weirder family.
Style: semi serious, scary, humorous, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, femme fatale, infidelity, dark humor, eccentric family, disorder, experiment gone awry, love affair, mentally challenged, misfit, strong sexual content, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 81K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.
Style: scary, atmospheric, disturbing, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parasite, small town, monster, zombie, transformation, zombification, apocalypse, alien invasion, save the day, alien, mutant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Beach Party at the Threshold of Hell (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the concept of "New America" in the year 2097, two decades after a nuclear apocalypse, Tex Kennedy, two robotic ex-secret service agents, and a female cannibal journey to find a famously dangerous area known as the "Threshold ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, futuristic, political comedy
Plot: politics, survival, save the world, satire, escapades, society, race against time, apocalypse, future dystopia, chaos, dark humor, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.4
 3K
Madhouse (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, family gatherings, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, down on your luck, lifestyle, disorder, couples, family problems, siblings relations, relatives ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Zombie Strippers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a secret government re-animation chemo-virus gets released into conservative Sartre, Nebraska and lands in an underground strip club. As the virus begins to spread, turning the strippers into "Super Zombie ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: strip club, zombie, experiment gone awry, deadly virus, race against time, nothing goes right, supernatural, chaos, plague, stripper, lap dance, survival ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Doctor Hackenstein (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Hackenstein is a genial but somewhat misguided scientist. He murders the locals for their body parts, but it's not for power or scientific research; he just needs them to put his wife back together.
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, disorder, mutant, silly humor, farce, crimes, dealing with death, supernatural, reincarnation, cult, mental illness, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: parody, humorous, scary, suspenseful, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, dark humor, youth, race against time, save the day, save the world, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, farm, disorder, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, survival, heroes, countryside, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.1
 35K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, creature, bounty hunter, chaos, small town, outer space, misfit, family in danger, space and aliens, intergalactic, alien creature, sheriff ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%