Movies like The Adventures of RoboRex

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The Adventures of RoboRex (2014)
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The Adventures of RoboRex (2014)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a robot dog from the future pops up in their backyard on a mission to help them, 11-year-old James and his beloved golden retriever, Rex, learn that it is up to them to save the world from Dr. Apocalypse, an evil scientist, and his wily robotic Destructo-Cat.
Style: captivating, tense, light, unusual plot structure, surreal, disturbing, contemplative
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: robot, robot dog, father son relationship, police officer, backyard, friends, vengeance, youth, good versus evil, boy, chase, teenage boy, danger, teenage protagonist, dishonesty, surrealism, escapades, evil doctor, dog, cheating, world domination
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Adventures of RoboRex

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, captivating and light films with plots about family, youth, friends, escapades, danger, family relations and heroes mostly in Family, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Adventures of RoboRex: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), D.A.R.Y.L. (1985), The Advent of Mebiar (2017), Barney's Animal ABCs (2008), C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: benign alien, alien, ufo, first contact, flying saucer, nasa, alien contact, friendship, adventure, healing power, levitation, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, sesame street, united states
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100%
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D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Daryl is a normal 10-year-old boy in many ways. However, unbeknown to his foster parents and friends, Daryl is actually a government-created robot with superhuman reflexes and mental abilities. Even his name has a hidden meaning -- it's ...
Style: touching, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, chase, gate, baseball, forest, childhood, robot, computer, memory loss, a.i., young heroes, androids and robots ...
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, best friends, escapades, youth, young heroes, pets, journey, friendship, rivalry, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Advent of Mebiar (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Fritz (Nick Huber), Snark (Jacob Lyngle), and Bubbles (Griffin Strycharske) are thrown into a mysterious cryptozoological cult event and must stop the rising of an ancient, monstrous being.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: nerd, paranormal phenomena, monster, paranormal, violence, heroes, dinosaur, chaos, threat, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, giant creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Barney's Animal ABCs (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Barney and his friends are playing a game and finding an animal for each letter of the alphabet, and everyone is excited to give it a try.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, educational, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, misfit, escapades, youth, disorder, animal life, animal that acts human, friends, family, tyrannosaurus rex, kids and family, song
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 754
C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man invents a robot dog that has super strength, x-ray vision and can detect crimes being committed. A greedy businessman tries to steal the boy's invention from him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, robot, partners, rivalry, heroes, goofy hero, danger, pets, criminal heroes, animal life, inventions and discoveries, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 3K
Star Kid (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when the meteor falls into local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - the wise and strong robot from another galaxy. Spencer puts Cybersuit on and becomes a different kind of guy
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, androids and robots, space and aliens, adventure, family, escapades, good versus evil, fantasy world, robot, brutality, child hero, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 307
Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, adventure, friendship, friends, danger, youth, captivity, school, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Heaven's Door (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Julie Taylor has a problem how to cope with a pending divorce, find meaningful employment, live with her mother's constant advice and raise her two children. In their small rural town it isn't so much what people say as what they believe. ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, sincere, light, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, supernatural, family, small town, youth, family relations, social relations, small town life, miraculous event, parallel world, society, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (2008)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serenity Fall's favorite super sleuth is on the case again! The town is alarmed when a priceless crystal turns up missing. The only suspect seems to be a strange man living in the woods known as Shaman. It's up to Roxy Hunter (Aria ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, mischievous children, youth, danger, family, in the woods, shaman, girl, dog, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 157
Rafiki (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three friends - Julie, Mette and Naisha - are enjoying the first snow in the village. They have snowball fights with the boys and look forward to Christmas. One day Naisha suddenly disappears. With a secret address written in invisible ink as their ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: missing child, adventure, escapades, mischievous children, friends, riddles and clues, danger, friendship, christmas, best friends, family, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Adventure of A.R.I.: My Robot Friend (2020)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenager summons the courage to help a friendly robot known as A.R.I. kidnapped by a ruthless lab director working for a powerful corporation seeking to turn him into a dangerous weapon in order to rule the world.
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, children, a.i., robot, hi-tech, computer animation, chase, rescue, androids and robots, adventure, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a couple of burglars make off with their family's presents and decorations, the Three Dogateers set off on a journey to sniff out the bad guys and save Christmas!
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, save the day, escapades, obsessive quest, pets, christmas movie, santa claus, christmas, friendship, disorder, family, musketeer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
How to Build a Better Boy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mae and Gabby are two friends who go everywhere together but they are not very popular in their school. Their classmates always pressure because they have not had a boyfriend so to avoid further setbacks, the girls put in place a plan to create the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens
Plot: teenage love, robot, high school, teenage girl, looking for love, love and romance, best friends, youth, disorder, social relations, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, human becoming an animal, human becomes animal, family, curses spells and rituals, youth, best friends, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, secret agents, spy, child spy, spies, heroic mission, good versus evil, children, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, animal life, friends, escapades, youth, family, single parent, friendship, small town, family relations, dog, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Up, Up, and Away! (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy is the only family member without superpowers in this Disney Film. The world depends on him saving his family from computerized brainwashers. Will he realize that it doesn't take superpowers to be a hero in time to help them defeat the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, young heroes, save the day, good versus evil, daring rescue, youth, danger, rivalry, escapades, master villain, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
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, shrinking, experiment gone awry, family relations, laser, fish out of water, miniaturization, home alone ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Finding Rin Tin Tin (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of the legendary German Shepherd who was found by American pilot Lee Duncun in France during World War I, and later became the most famous animal star in Hollywood history.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, touching, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family relations, rising to stardom, escapades, pets, world war one, save the day, danger, daring rescue, battle zone, filmmaking, animal life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Undercover Kids (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Nicole and Nelson are twins with psychic powers. On the first day of school everyone is talking about the recent vandalism at school. Nicole and Nelson decide to go undercover to find the culprit. The twins get child genius George & his high ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, disturbing
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: twins, school, amateur detective, adventure, save the day, working undercover, prodigy, good versus evil, danger, escapades, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Skyrunners (2009)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tyler and his brother find an alien ship which makes Tyler appear older and gives him other abilities. This turns his high school life upside down, and may enable him to help his older brother's love life. After he is abducted by beings who ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, surprise ending, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: spacecraft, super powers, ufo, evil alien, space and aliens, rescue, alien encounter, abduction, life turned upside down, getting home, space travel, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: alien encounter, supernatural, alien, evil alien, buddies, teenage life, friends, young heroes, adventure, space and aliens, battles, mind control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Barney: Can You Sing That Song? (2005)
Genre: Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Live from your imagination, it's time to sing lots of your favorite songs with Barney's Musical Game Show! Barney, Baby Bop and BJ can't wait to play in this day of interactive musical challenges. There are songs to sing, clues to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: music, youth, family, friends, singing, song, singer, animal that acts human, tyrannosaurus rex
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: save the day, young heroes, adventure, investigation, heroes, amateur detective, best friends, youth, danger, family, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
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Smitty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SMITTY is a family film about a rescue dog. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through. Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a ...
Style: captivating, sincere, light, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, pets, family, farm, coming of age, single parent, youth, dog, hopes, redemption, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 250
Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monster Makers is based on Tim Stoker's experience as a Monster movie geek. The monsters in an old non released movie come out of the movie and Tim and his friends in the real world must find a way to stop the monsters.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, supernatural, save the day, young heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, danger, family, youth, family relations, disorder, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American Indian called the ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family life, family relations, on the road, siblings relations, getting home, hopes, christmas, dog, escapades, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 11K
A-X-L (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life of a teenage boy is forever altered by a chance encounter with cutting edge military technology.
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, technology, teenage boy, robot dog, human animal relationship, friends, owner dog relationship, human android relationship, friendship, animal rescue, robot, animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%