Movies like As Time Goes by

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As Time Goes by (1988)
 5.3
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As Time Goes by (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A surfer abandoned in the middle of the Australian Outback encounters an alien who time-travels in a ship that looks like a 1950s greasy spoon restaurant and embroils the hero in a chase that involves him sorting out a time paradox so that he can wind back time to prevent the Japanese winning World War II.
Style: cult film
Plot: love, alien, time travel, time machine, on the road, scientist, obsession, space travel, desert, spacecraft, male female relationship, impersonation, surfer, gunfight, ranch, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, death of son, dating, sheep, bar, accidental death, death of father, cricket the game, accidental killing ...

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Most similar movies to As Time Goes by

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, psychotronic and offbeat films with plots about alien, time travel, disorder, parody, scientist, satire and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like As Time Goes by: Future Schlock (1984), Dreamship Surprise: Period 1 (2004), Summer Time Machine Blues (2005), Galaxina (1980), Space Thing (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Future Schlock (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a future time when middle-class, Stepford-type suburbanites have triumphed over individualists and non-conformists and made them prisoner, two vanquished but not defeated non-conformists carry on the fight as best they can.
Style: psychotronic, avant garde
Plot: prank, bar, car chase, talking to the dead, anti establishment, corvette, toilet bowl, female nudity, absurdism, party, police brutality, bullying ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dreamship Surprise: Period 1 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hundreds of years after humans have settled on Mars, Regulator Rogul and Lord Jens Maul, lead a force of Martians to Earth in order to conquer the planet. Queen Metaphor looks to the gay heroes aboard the spaceship Surprise -- Captain Kork, Mr. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, time travel, parody, heroic mission, save the world, survival, rivalry, danger, escapades, space and aliens, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 19th century, 21st century, 2000s, year 2004 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Summer Time Machine Blues (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy following a group of friends in a science-fiction club, who spend their summer holidays fooling around at their club house, have a mission to go back into time, using a time machine that appeared out of nowhere, in order to ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: time travel, summer, college friend, camera, friendship, friend, remote control, scientist, male friendship, bathhouse, friendship between men, time machine ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.7
 3K
Galaxina (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Galaxina is a lifelike, voluptuous android who is assigned to oversee the operations of an intergalactic Space Police cruiser captained by incompetent Cornelius Butt. When a mission requires the ship's crew to be placed in suspended animation ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, spacecraft, alien, fall in love, adventure, space and aliens, space travel, motorcycle, disorder, danger, outer space, supernatural romance ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.1
 210
Space Thing (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A man is in bed reading Sci-Fi mags, and his wife seduces him. He then falls asleep, and the rest is his dream. He is from an alternate world, and disguises himself as an alien, then boards their ship, to keep them from attacking his planet. The ...
Style: erotic, cult film, sex comedy, psychotronic
Plot: alien, alien space craft, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, parody, erotica, sex, interspecies sex, whip, nipples, flying saucer, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Style: humorous, futuristic, exciting, not serious, tricky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, alternate reality, sent to the future, friendship, disorder, parallel universe, loser, time loop, pub, underdog, adventure ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 443
Dr. Plonk (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scientist & inventor in 1907, Dr Plonk, predicts that the world will end in 101 years, unless something is done about it.
Style: silent film, humorous, captivating, absurd, feel good ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, mad scientist, apocalypse, save the world, danger, politics, changing the past or future, farce, laboratory, chases and races, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 1910s, year 2008 ...
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 700
Phil the Alien (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Phil the Alien crashes to Earth and find himself alone in the wilds of northern Canada. In the process of going home he goes from drunk to christian rock singer to mass murder.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: bar, small town, prostitute, alien, small town life, misfit, alcohol abuse, silly humor, space and aliens, benign alien, getting home, secret agent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Norman's Awesome Experience (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Through the experiment of a crazy scientist, his colleague Norman, model Erica and her photographer are sent back in time to the Romans. They arrive in a small village, controlled by the Roman Septimus Fabius and a fat village mayor. They teach the ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: time travel, imaginary, village, revolution, disorder, village life, adventure, state affairs, siege, roman, balloon, sheep ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, profanity, reunion, destiny, bully, casual sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), cold war ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Man in Outer Space (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this routine, allegorical sci-fi drama by Czech director Oldrich Lipsky, a disgruntled worker accidentally finds himself aboard a spaceship (long story), and five hundred years later he comes back with a super-advanced being to a whole new world. ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: alien, outer space, extraterrestrial, rocket, greed, invisibility, time travel, satire
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, offbeat, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, mute or deaf, misfit, society, urban, profanity, graphic violence, healing power, discrimination, overdose, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 206K
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, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, chaos, silly humor, space and aliens, heroes, escapades, a.i. ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, offbeat, semi serious, cult film, satirical ...
Plot: outer space, partners, heroes, deadly creature, anti heroes, benign alien, space travel, journalism, rescue, mistaken identity, fish out of water, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Space Babes from Outer Space (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three beautiful Space Babes find themselves stranded on Earth when their spaceship runs out of energy after a dangerous encounter with their mortal enemies, the Scrotes. Once they discover human sexual arousal can recharge their ship, they accept ...
Style: sex comedy, absurd, not serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: stranded, space mission, rescue, leader, spacecraft, humanoid, love, marooned, outer space, nude, lesbian sex, alien ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This futuristic science fiction comedy features an atomic bomb blast that causes women to grow beards and lose the ability to have children. A summit meeting is held at the United Nations, with the proposed solution of building a time machine. The ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, psychotronic
Plot: time paradox, time machine, ring, running from police, protest, double agent, theater, loss of husband, expedition, german accent, carriage, secret passage ...
Time: future, 90s, 1910s, year 1999, 1990s
Place: prague czech republic, central europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Baldwin’s “pseudo-pseudo-documentary” presents a factual chronicle of US intervention in Latin America in the form of the ultimate far-right conspiracy theory, combining covert action, environmental catastrophe, space aliens, cattle ...
Style: cult film, experimental
Plot: alien, conspiracy, collage, flying saucer, bible quote, film school, satire, newsreel footage, dictator, stock footage, media, television ...
Place: latin america, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Spirit of '76 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still believing themselves to be in 1776, the time travellers attempt to ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, time machine, time travel, fish out of water, satire, silly humor, profanity, on the run, misfit partners, imaginary, chases and races, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, 18th century, year 1976 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Emmanuelle Through Time: Emmanuelle's Skin City (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emmanuelle arrives in Las Vegas where she is recruited for a time-travel experiment that sends her to a time and place where all her wishes are granted. Brittany Joy, Russia Hardy, Tim Daly and Harper Issacs star in this erotic fantasy.
Style: erotic
Plot: emmanuelle, sexual fantasy, erotica, sexual desire, sexuality, parallel universe, sex scene, time travel, lust, scientist, parody, female masturbation ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: soldier, outer space, spacecraft, danger, battles, evil alien, alien encounter, disorder, silly humor, misfit, save the world, heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Wake Up Yesterday (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Czech teacher Peter experiences journey into the past to late 80´s to recover his true love Eliška. At present he´s nothing but relationship´s loser so he tries to find his true love at least at the past. During his journey he passes not just ...
Style: light, captivating, humorous, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, experiment, time travel, school, scientist, classmate classmate relationship, teenage boy, male objectification, love and romance, pub, underwater scene, trap ...
Time: year 1989, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 731
Simon (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment. After that they try to convince him that he was a living-being from another planet
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, surreal, funny ...
Plot: scientist, evolution, brainwashing, farce, hidden identity, disorder, space and aliens, experiment gone awry, friends, friendship, mistaken identity, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: humorous, talky, surreal, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, robot, mad scientist, space travel, teleportation, scientist, imaginary, outer space, space and aliens, androids and robots, satellite, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Frankenstein: The College Years (1991)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When professor Lippzigger dies, his favorite student Mark inherits the key to his secret laboratory. There he and his friend Jay find the hundreds of years old body of Frankenstein - and revive it. But where to go with him? They take him with them ...
Plot: college, student, love, dormitory, medical, american football, frankenstein's monster, scientist, laboratory, frankenstein
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Fugitives of the Federation for their daring rescue of Spock from the doomed Genesis Planet, Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew begin their journey home to face justice for their actions. But as they near Earth, they find it at the mercy of ...
Style: saga, futuristic, humorous, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, time travel, save the world, spacecraft, culture clash, space opera, fish out of water, race against time, teleportation, rescue, nuclear, invisibility ...
Time: future, 80s, 23rd century, year 1986
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Alien Avengers II (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Weird things are happening in the town of Justice, Arizona: three sheriffs have disappeared, and someone is killing the rancher's livestock in a bizarre, ritualistic fashion. Locals believe the incidents were caused by aliens... But a visiting ...
Plot: alien, sheriff, decapitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 840
Dr. Alien (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the mysterious and sexy Ms. Xenobia takes over the biology class at the local college, the dating life of supergeek Wesley Littlejohn takes a serious turn. Littlejohn agrees to be a lab rat for the professor's unusual vitamin research ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sex comedy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, laboratory, alien, student life, power relations, friends, youth, friendship, college, disorder, alien encounter, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 496
The Poof Point (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is a movie about two scientists who invent a time machine. A critical part falls out of the time machine before they get into it to test it. Nothing seems to happen at first, but when they wake up the next day they are regressing in age ...
Plot: time machine, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, switching roles, adult as child, rejuvenation, race against time, experiment gone awry, inventor, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Time Adventure: 5 Seconds Til Climax (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young woman who is prone to romantic dreams involving her supervisor time-travels from 1986 to 2001 and becomes involved with a private investigator who is working on a divorce case and is having his own marital difficulties.
Plot: volkswagen beetle, tattoo on back, naked in public, groceries, volkswagen, private investigator, cat, scientist, time travel, female masturbation
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%