Movies like The World's End

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The World's End (2013)
 7.0
 230K
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, dark humor, stylized, semi serious, clever, offbeat, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, british, apocalypse, reunion, obsessive quest, anti heroes, bar, alien invasion, violence, beer, robot, end of the world, adolescence vs adulthood, plot twist, friendship between men, fight scenes, buddies, chaos and mayhem, thirtysomething life, friends, escapades, friendship, coming of age, save the world, survival ...
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, clever, stylized and funny films with plots about dialogue, mentor, chase, danger, storytelling, transformation and weapons mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like The World's End: Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), Mars Attacks! (1996), This Is the End (2013), The Watch (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France
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, british horror, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, friends, cult, zombie apocalypse, pub, slacker, gory, chases and races, supernatural, british, parody, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 420K
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery
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, witty, not serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, village, parody, arrest, serial killer, fish out of water, police, gunfight, village life, conspiracy, partner, accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, mine, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 195K
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, stylized, macabre, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, parody, mars, white house, alien encounter, flying saucer, outer space, save the world, space travel, heroic mission, ufo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, washington d.c., big ben london, taj mahal
⇓ 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, talky, not serious, offbeat, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, pub, sent to the future, farce, social misfits, friendship, bar, imaginary, friends, buddies, escapades, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 357K
This Is the End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
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, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, party, farce, end of the world, monster, celebrity, panic, survival, disorder, saint, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 115K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, 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, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, alien, castration, death, friendship, space and aliens, buddies, teenage daughter, marriage, evil alien, suburbs, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ 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, absurd, satirical, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, hitchhiker, benign alien, survival, robot, galaxy, spacecraft, friends, intergalactic, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: norway, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Attack the Block (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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, deadly creature, alien, alien encounter, survival, chase, street gang, evil alien, danger, teenage life, meteor, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 112K
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, exciting, not serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, desert, shampoo, fire truck, governor, napalm, heroic mission, nothing goes right, firefighter, dragon, screwball, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 309K
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, light, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, alien, undercover, good versus evil, fictional government agency, race against time, ufo, buddies, secret identity, space marine, flying saucer, firearm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, massachusetts, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 12K
Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 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, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, survival, save the world, comet, danger, apocalypse, plague, farmhouse, back from the dead, invasion, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
John Dies at the End (2012)
Genre: Comedy, 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: dark humor, absurd, scary, enigmatic, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: invasion, alternate reality, portal, drugs/alcohol, buddies, save the world, anti heroes, danger, adaptation, storytelling, plot twist, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 116K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien attack, video game, nerd, danger, adventure, save the world, imaginary, family, escapades, alien, heroes, arcade game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 2010s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., taj mahal, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 69K
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: dark humor, disturbing, entertaining, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, parasite, apocalypse, monster, alien invasion, transformation, alien, save the day, violence, husband wife relationship, zombie, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 803K
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, humorous, dark humor, stylized, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, anti heroes, dark hero, self healing, immortality, parody, revenge, supernatural ability, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: small town, save the world, alien encounter, alien invasion, danger, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, anti heroes, evil alien, small town life, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, good versus evil, save the world, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 20K
Cooties (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
Style: humorous, dark humor, bloody, funny, scary ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gory, zombie, elementary school, small town, teacher, virus, survival, danger, deadly, school, supernatural, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: humorous, scary, funny, bloody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, danger, survival, gory, strip club, apocalypse, teenager, friendship, virus, small town, parody, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, apocalypse, rescue, frog, save the world, mutation, survival, adventure, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Girl from Monday (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A comic drama about a time in the near future when citizens are happy to be property traded on the stock exchange.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, witty, biting, cynical ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, society, chaos, anti heroes, alien encounter, apocalypse, danger, repeated scene, martyr, watching television, men's toilet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 8K
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: futuristic, serious, witty, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, adventure, wilderness, a.i., apocalypse, androids and robots, future dystopia, heroic mission, technology gone awry, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, changing the past or future, friendship, time machine, party, reunion, sarcasm, drinking, stupidity, foul language, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, soldier, evil alien, changing the past or future, military, battles, alien invasion, space and aliens, warrior, immortality, alien, danger ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, england, europe, germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 28K
Tank Girl (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: futuristic, stylized, offbeat, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, superhero, reincarnation, female fighter, good versus evil, future dystopia, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, chaos, master villain ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 3K
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, funny, road movie, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely partners, friendship, save the world, danger, escapades, heroes, partners, couples, friends, secret agents, special agents, womanizer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Toxic Avenger is lured to Tokyo, Japan by the evil corporation Apocalypse Inc. So while the Toxic Avenger is fighting crime in Tokyo, Apocalypse Inc. spread evil in Tromaville.
Style: humorous, not serious, futuristic, psychotronic, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, gore, gory, mutant, anti heroes, apocalypse, master villain, vengeance, parody, social misfits, superhuman powers, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, japan, tokyo, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.6
 493K
Kick-Ass (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining, brutal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, youth, fighting crime, disguise, killings, teenage life, heroes, young heroes, violence, murder, odd, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 462K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, ant, miniaturization, shrinking, mad scientist, inventions and discoveries, technology, father daughter relationship, chase, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, chaos, survival, heroic mission, danger, save the world, alien encounter, marines, sergeant, ufo, military, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, san diego california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%