Movies like The World's End

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The World's End (2013)
 6.9
 277K
The World's End (2013)
Genre: Action, 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, stylized, semi serious, clever, surprise ending, suspense, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, british, small town, obsessive quest, escapades, alcohol abuse, friends, violence, beer, robot, adolescence vs adulthood, end of the world, alien invasion, respect, friendship, friendship between men, survival, misfit, save the world, chaos, middle aged, coming of age, haunted by the past, old friend, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, london, europe

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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 dialogue, storytelling, mentor, transformation, danger, chase and weapons mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like The World's End: Hot Fuzz (2007), Shaun of the Dead (2004), This Is the End (2013), Paul (2011), The Watch (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 495K
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: parody, humorous, exciting, absurd, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, murder, arrest, new job, serial killer, partner, conspiracy, village, fish out of water, rivals, disorder, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: parody, witty, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, dark humor, siege, cult, zombie attack, zombie outbreak, zombie survival, cannibalism, survival, friends, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.6
 405K
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, satirical, absurd, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, celebrity, creature, end of the world, friends, actor, survival, disorder, chaos and mayhem, chaos, panic, painting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.9
 249K
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, unusual plot structure, parody, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, alien, first contact, alien encounter, ufo, special agents, chase, friends, space and aliens, disorder, buddies, hitchhiker ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, year 1980, 1940s ...
Place: nevada, usa, san diego california, austin texas, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 127K
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: space and aliens, suburban life, suburbs, evil alien, heroes, friendship, alien invasion, silly humor, disorder, super weapon, invasion, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ 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, friends, destiny, midlife crisis, bully, changing the future, back in time, sent to the past ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa, chernobyl, california
⇓ 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, exciting, not serious, tricky, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, alternate reality, time machine, sent to the future, existence paradox, friendship, disorder, parallel universe, loser, time loop, underdog, adventure ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, satirical, funny, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, alien, benign alien, spacecraft, fantasy world, hitchhiker, sarcasm, friends, buddies, intergalactic ...
Time: future
Place: himalaya, madagascar, norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 128K
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: humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, evolution, save the world, space and aliens, nothing goes right, evil alien, dragon, disorder, race against time, alien invasion, desert, asteroids and comets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ 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, exciting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: twentysomething life, musician, martial arts, slacker, music band, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, romance, dreams, magic realism, rock, love and romance, postmodernism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 224K
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: parody, humorous, absurd, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, mars, alien invasion, space and aliens, flying saucer, save the world, outer space, alien, congress, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, new york, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, surreal, not serious, psychedelic, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, dark humor, invasion, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, dog, monster, adaptation, alternate universe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 367K
Men in Black II (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien invasion, top secret, buddy cop, save the world, extraterrestrial, undercover, heroes, race against time, secret agents, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 554K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, government agency, secret agents, ufo, space and aliens, partners, undercover, creature, alien encounter, save the world, escapades, secret service ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, north america, plymouth, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 751
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: semi serious, humorous, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: alien, small town, prostitute, benign alien, alcohol abuse, space and aliens, getting home, misfit, silly humor, secret agents, supernatural power, shape shifting alien ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 560K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, parody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, dark humor, plague, survival horror, road trip, chaos and mayhem, chaos, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dance of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With Prom only hours away, the usual suspects of Cosa High (Cheerleaders, geeks, bad boys and the happy-go-lucky student council alike) are preoccupied with the annual rituals of teendom. On the night of the big dance when the dead unexpectedly rise ...
Style: humorous, scary, bloody, parody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, prom, back from the dead, cheerleader, dark humor, supernatural, save the day, unlikely couple, violence, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 14K
Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, small town, plague, save the world, isolation, apocalypse, farmhouse, eaten alive, zombie attack, invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, apocalypse, rescue, future dystopia, post apocalypse, chaos, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, survival, technology gone awry, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 32K
Tank Girl (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, futuristic, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: desert, future dystopia, female fighter, save the world, female warrior, female protagonist, chaos, society, good versus evil, master villain, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: future, 2030s, near future, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 4K
Real Men (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jim Belushi plays a super-competent secret agent on the trail of Russian thugs. John Ritter plays a milquetoast dad who gets mixed up in the caper. The story follows their adventures over the course of a week, in which Ritter develops some guts and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, inspirational, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, espionage, secret agents, unlikely partners, special agents, save the world, partners, alien, farce, adventure, catastrophe, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: gang, deadly creature, teenager, street gang, alien encounter, monster, evil alien, chase, teenage life, meteorite, alien invasion, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 995K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, stylized, parody, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, immortality, revenge, mutant, dark humor, escapades, fight scenes, supernatural ability, regeneration, invulnerability ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 107K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, tsunami, space and aliens, escapades, invasion, alien, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, london, tower bridge london, new york, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.5
 10K
Cherry 2000 (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, cynical, serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids, robot, post apocalypse, adventure, distopia, cyborgs, female robot, future dystopia, heroic mission, graphic violence, a.i., escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2017, 2010s, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, humanity in peril, destruction, alien creature, fate of humanity, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, south america, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Occupation: Rainfall (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Two years into an intergalactic invasion of Earth, survivors in Sydney, Australia, fight back in a desperate ground war. As casualties mount by the day, the resistance and their unexpected allies, uncover a plot that could see the war come to a ...
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: alien encounter, alien invasion, end of the world, good versus evil, chase, mercilessness, destruction, fictional war, fear, violence, invasion, alien technology ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, man versus machine, killer robot, chase, apocalypse, chaos, time travel, technology gone awry, one against many, artificial intelligence, time traveler ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, near future, 2030s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 18K
Grabbers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Something sinister has come to the shores of Erin Island, unbeknownst to the quaint population of this sleepy fishing village resting somewhere off Ireland’s coast. First, some fishermen go missing. Then there is the rash of whale carcasses ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, not serious, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, evil alien, alien monster, dark humor, alcohol abuse, island, drunk, survival, space and aliens, village, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Team America: World Police (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Team America World Police follows an international police force dedicated to maintaining global stability. Learning that dictator Kim Jong il is out to destroy the world, the team recruits Broadway star Gary Johnston to go undercover. With the help ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppetry, puppet, terrorism, war on terror, secret agents, heroic mission, save the world, adventurer, satire, right and wrong, drinking problem, undercover ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: cairo egypt, paris france, panama, france, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%