Movies like The World's End

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The World's End (2013)
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The World's End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, twists and turns, dark humor, stylized, offbeat, semi serious, clever, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, anti hero, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, escapades, anti heroes, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends, violence, end of the world, beer, robot, adolescence vs adulthood, alien invasion, respect, friendship, plot twist, friendship between men, survival, misfit, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to The World's End

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, absurd and weird films with plots about disorder, dialogue, chase, mentor, storytelling, parody and runaway mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like The World's End: Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), This Is the End (2013), The Watch (2012), Paul (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, cult, siege, survival, friends, parody, anti heroes, zombie attack, supernatural, chases and races, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
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86%
 7.8
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Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, cult film, absurd, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, murder, parody, arrest, new job, serial killer, partner, conspiracy, village, fish out of water, disorder, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.6
 385K
This Is the End (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, celebrity, creature, end of the world, survival, disorder, panic, painting, party, farce, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.7
 121K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: suburbs, space and aliens, friendship, profanity, alien invasion, alien, evil alien, silly humor, goofy hero, lifestyle, save the world, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Paul (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing ...
Style: funny, humorous, sentimental, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, alien, first contact, alien encounter, ufo, chase, space and aliens, hitchhiker, friends, disorder, buddies, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, year 1947, year 1980 ...
Place: nevada, usa, san diego california, wyoming, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, funny, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, drugs/alcohol, friends, destiny, midlife crisis, jacuzzi, profanity, ski resort ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, chernobyl, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 211K
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: ufo, parody, evil alien, alien invasion, mars, space and aliens, save the world, alien encounter, flying saucer, congress, space travel, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, taj mahal, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Style: light, funny, satirical, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, benign alien, spacecraft, hitchhiker, sarcasm, alien, fantasy world, intergalactic, friends, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: himalaya, madagascar, norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Attack the Block (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, bleak, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: gang, alien encounter, deadly creature, monster, evil alien, chase, teenage life, danger, meteor, profanity, race, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, alternate reality, time machine, sent to the future, friendship, disorder, existence paradox, parallel universe, loser, time loop, pub, underdog ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
John Dies at the End (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A new drug promises out-of-body experiences, but users are coming back changed forever, and an otherworldly invasion of Earth is underway.
Style: absurd, dark humor, surreal, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, invasion, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, anti hero, anti heroes, monster, danger, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scott Pilgrim is a 23 year old Canadian slacker and wannabe rockstar who falls in love with an American delivery girl, Ramona V. Flowers, and must defeat her seven "evil exes" to be able to date her.
Style: stylized, surreal, comic, exciting, colourful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: twentysomething life, stylized violence, musician, slacker, martial arts, music band, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, romance, dreams, magic realism, rock, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Doghouse (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six men with mid-life anxiety set out for a weekend in the country in an attempt to reconnect with their masculinity. What they find is a catastrophe so horrible and bizarre that a mid-life crisis turns out to be exactly what they need to survive ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, battle of the sexes, virus, friendship, cannibalism, danger, disorder, supernatural, chaos, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 75K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
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, dark humor, atmospheric, disturbing, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parasite, small town, monster, transformation, apocalypse, alien invasion, save the day, alien, zombie, violence, mutant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Evil Alien Conquerors (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inept beings from the planet Kabijj land on Earth and attempt to behead all of its beings and take over the planet
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, disorder, race against time, escapades, danger, rivalry, sword, evil alien, space and aliens, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 120K
Evolution (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, evil alien, heroic mission, space and aliens, dragon, nothing goes right, evolution, disorder, race against time, danger, asteroids and comets, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 707
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, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: alien, bar, prostitute, small town, benign alien, silly humor, alcohol abuse, misfit, space and aliens, getting home, secret agents, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 31K
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, bounty hunter, outer space, creature, chaos, danger, small town, family in danger, misfit, intergalactic, explosion, cat ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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What Planet Are You From? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical penis, to impregnate an earthling and stay until the birth. The ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, pregnancy, cloning, benign alien, couples, disorder, leadership, misfit, alien, culture clash, falling in love, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, ridiculous, funny, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: friends, young people, college life, college, drugs/alcohol, youth, nothing goes right, birthday, buddies, plan gone awry, profanity, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 2.9
 855
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, time travel, save the world, benign alien, master villain, heroes, imaginary, deadly creature, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Foot Fist Way (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An inept taekwondo instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow taekwondo enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, obsession, buddies, life is a bitch, ambition, disorder, breaking point, school, infidelity, friendship, goofy hero, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: humorous, scary, suspenseful, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, parody, heroic mission, survival, save the day, save the world, danger, youth, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Spaced Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The planet earth is in peril of impending doom, and maniacal destructive forces from outer space are closely at hand! Twisted, demented alien terrorists are single-handedly about to reap horrific havoc on earth and threaten life itself. Meanwhile, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Plot: journalism, media, captivity, chaos and mayhem, save the planet, abduction, disorder, imaginary, danger, benign alien, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, space and aliens, scientist, imaginary, outer space, satellite, world domination, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 571K
Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, wish come true, odd couple, teddy bear, party, friends, friendship, objects come to life, toys, christmas, toy comes to life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, hollywood, hitchhiker, film within a film, monkey actor, friendship, escapades, drug dealing, heist, encounter, obsessive quest, movie business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey, california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 3K
Zebraman (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Being a failure as a teacher and a familyman, Shinichi tries to escape everyday live by dressing up as "Zebraman", the superhero. Although the TV series whas canceled after only 6 episodes, this cannot stop him from acting out his escape ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, absurd, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, dysfunctional family, family problems, rivalry, danger, save the world, comic violence, fight, one man army, masked hero, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, misfit, life is a bitch, mute or deaf, graphic violence, racism, discrimination, fish out of water, urban, addiction, benign alien ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The fate of the planet in the hands of Larry, Moe and Curly Joe? That's exactly the situation the trio finds themselves in when they befriend a wacky scientist and must defend his secret invention from a pair of malevolent Martians. Sight gags, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: farce, three stooges, catastrophe, submarine, inventions and discoveries, alien encounter, chases and races, rivalry, escapades, fugitives, obsessive quest, espionage ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%