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The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)
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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 the world. This evil group plots to kidnap Pat and perform experiments on her so that they can eventually shrink everyone.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, psychotronic, sexy, unusual plot structure, twists and turns, visually appealing, satirical, splatter ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, kidnapping, conspiracy, genetic engineering, materialism, satire, adventure, misfit, couple relations, memory loss, family life, suburbs, experiment gone awry, society, gender, suburban life, disorder, fish out of water, rescue, eccentric family, master villain, switching roles, silly humor, christmas, dog ...
Time: 80s
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, light and melancholic films with plots about disorder, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, chase and brutality mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like The Incredible Shrinking Woman: Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997), Coneheads (1993), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989), The Toy (1982), Clifford (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The joke's on absent-minded scientist Wayne Szalinski when his troublesome invention shrinks him, his brother and their wives so effectively that their children think they've completely disappeared. Of course, this gives the kids free rein ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, inventor, disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, mischievous children, rescue, odd couple, parents and children ...
Time: year 1997, 90s
Place: usa
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100%
 5.4
 53K
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: space and aliens, fish out of water, benign alien, parents and children, family life, alien life-form, outer space, golf, family relations, alien contact, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
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80%
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: funny, exciting, intense, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, youth, parents and children, genetically altered, inventor, experiment gone awry, shrinking, family relations, fish out of water, home alone, survival, surrealism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 13K
The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: rich kid, spoiled brat, friendship, youth, family problems, social differences, rich and poor, family, toys, mischievous children, farce, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Clifford (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, family relations, prank, adult as child, parents and children, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, kids in trouble, mischievous children, youth, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: los angeles, hawaii, usa, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.6
 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, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, family relations, friendship, suburban life, new neighbor, dark humor, farce, silly humor, love and romance, nothing goes right, youth, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 14K
Big Business (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, fish out of water, small town, luxury hotel, culture clash, farce, society, partners, fighting the system, odd couple, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, west virginia, manhattan new york city
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67%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, disorder, couple relations, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938, future
Place: new jersey, usa, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, satire, dog, rescue, yuppie, uninvited guest, family relations, self discovery, wealth, extramarital affair, homeless, family ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, parody ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, friendship, space and aliens, alien, misfit, goofy hero, love and romance, fall in love, alien encounter, supernatural, supernatural romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, ghost, dysfunctional family, love and romance, nothing goes right, family relations, couples, radio, fish out of water, parents and children, mental illness, family life ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
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63%
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, psychotronic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, chase, world domination, chaos, disorder, silly humor, experiment gone awry, fall in love, heroic mission, cons and scams, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Walk Like a Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, fish out of water, self discovery, misfit, getting home, family life, adventure, stupidity, dog, animal life, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: surfing, satire, kidnapping, family relations, wedding, family, parents and children, siblings relations, cons and scams, missing person, family life, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: humorous, feel good, satirical, funny, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, family relations, fighting the system, fish out of water, race against time, parents and children, save the day, siblings relations, disorder, rivalry, suburbs, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit, prison life, jail ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, malibu california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Munsters Today (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Munsters Today is an American sitcom that aired in syndication from 1988 to 1991. The series served as a sequel to the 1960s sitcom The Munsters.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, offbeat, reboot
Audience: horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, fish out of water, suburbs, experiment gone awry, parents and children, suburban life, disorder, family, supernatural ability, goofy hero, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 32K
Multiplicity (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cloning, experiment gone awry, disorder, twins, family life, split personality, family relations, nothing goes right, misfit, switching roles, fish out of water, mental illness ...
Time: year 1996
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, nothing goes right, society, disorder, tv show, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
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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, fish out of water, mistaken identity, political unrest, poet, future dystopia, verbal byplay ...
Time: future, 70s, 22nd century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
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57%
The Thing with Two Heads (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich but racist man is dying and hatches an elaborate scheme for transplanting his head onto another man's body. His health deteriorates rapidly, and doctors are forced to transplant his head onto the only available candidate: a black man ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, racism, motorcycle, terminal illness, fanatic, gorilla, police, mad scientist, zombie, supernatural, society, interracial relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Son of Flubber (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medfield's lovable but hopelessly absent-minded professor -- Ned Brainard (Fred MacMurray) -- bounces back in this classic Disney film with hilarious new mishaps when he experiments with the amazing by-products of his startling anti-gravity ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: college, experiment gone awry, family, disorder, inventions and discoveries, family life, goofy hero, mad scientist, child as adult, fall in love, fish out of water, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
Place: pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, misfit, suburbs, abortion, satire, family relations, strangulation, foot fetish, graphic violence, eccentric family, suburban life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Suburban Commando (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his power suit at home, but still finds himself unable to allow ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: benign alien, bounty hunter, adventure, space travel, fish out of water, heroes, good versus evil, space and aliens, superhero, family, save the world, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
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Mr. Mom (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack and Caroline are a couple making a decent living When Jack suddenly loses his job. They agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It's just that he's never done it before, and really doesn't ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, fish out of water, switching roles, parents and children, family life, relationship vs career, rise and fall, misfit, unfulfillment, parenthood, husband wife relationship, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Leonard Part 6 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After separating from his wife, Leonard Parker (Cosby) quit the spy business and became a restaurateur. His wife refuses to speak with him, and his daughter, who changes her career more often than her clothes, has begun dating a man old enough to be ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, psychotronic ...
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, secret agents, save the world, good versus evil, escapades, golden years, dangerous animal, government agency, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
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55%
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Disorderlies (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As not-quite-orderlies who're downright Disorderlies, rap-music favorites The Fat Boys rule. Playing the freewheeling caretakers of the frail Dennison (Hollywood legend Ralph Bellamy), they stir up a comedic culture clash in Palm Beach society ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, talky, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, switching roles, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, cons and scams, misfit, goofy hero, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Village of the Giants (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: "Genius" accidentally invents "goo" which causes living things to rapidly grow to an enormous size. Seeing an opportunity to get rich, some delinquent teenagers steal the "goo" and, as a result of a sophomoric dare, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: giant, small town, kidnapping, disorder, animal life, chaos, rock, chaos and mayhem, antidote, village, teenage life, village life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, disorder, healing power, overdose, misfit, space and aliens, benign alien, life is a bitch, bounty hunter, mute or deaf, society ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this campy spy movie spoof Dr. Goldfoot (Vincent Price) has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing over their assets. Secret agent Craig Gamble (Frankie Avalon) and ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, secret agents, chase, farce, espionage, robot, car chase, electric chair, world domination, silly humor, heist, looking for sex ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%