Movies like The History of Future Folk

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The History of Future Folk (2012)
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The History of Future Folk (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An alien intending to claim Earth for his people before their homeworld is destroyed by a comet decides not to eliminate humanity when he hears their music. Instead, he lives among them until another alien is sent to find and kill him.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, tense, light, offbeat
Plot: alien, alien encounter, save the world, fish out of water, rescue, heroes, parents and children, danger, benign alien, dishonesty, eccentric family, space and aliens, music, friends, partners, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, disorder, hidden identity, bug, change of heart, odd couple, folk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york

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Most similar movies to The History of Future Folk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, feel good and offbeat films with plots about disorder, space and aliens, silly humor, alien, alien encounter, danger and fish out of water mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Music genres. Some movies like The History of Future Folk: Rock Jocks (2012), Illegal Aliens (2007), Spaced Out (2006), Garfunkel and Oates (2014), Marvin Marvin (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rock Jocks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Imagine asteroids so large that they can wipe out all life on the planet constantly bombarding the Earth. The only things standing in the way are the Rock Jocks, a top-secret band of government employees, who pilot asteroid-killing satellites. The ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, satellite, government facility, heroic mission, silly humor, government agency, danger, collision, weapon system, nightshift, save the planet, laser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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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, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, benign alien, save the world, time travel, alien encounter, escapades, androids and robots, imaginary, master villain, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.8
 79
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: abduction, disorder, save the planet, captivity, chaos and mayhem, journalism, media, imaginary, save the world, space and aliens, benign alien, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Garfunkel and Oates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Garfunkel and Oates stars Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci as both themselves and their musical comedy alter-egos, "Garfunkel and Oates," following the pair as they try to expand the reaches of their meager celebrity. Well-known on the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, music, friends, folk, comedian, society, rivalry, silly humor, strong female presence, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Marvin Marvin (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Marvin Marvin is an American science fiction slapstick comedy television series that aired from November 24, 2012 to April 27, 2013. The series was set to premiere on Nickelodeon in 2013, but was pushed forward to November 24, 2012. It stars Lucas ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: fish out of water, alien encounter, hidden identity, family life, lifestyle, teenage life, siblings relations, friends, social relations, alien, high school, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.4
 515
Drones (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brian Dilks is an Office Drone. He spends his days at OmniLink in comforting monotony: facilitating the movement of product around the country, faxing, copying, joking with his best friend, Clark, and harmlessly flirting with fellow cubicle-mate, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, offbeat
Plot: danger, space and aliens, imaginary, disorder, friends, workplace, secret identity, buddies, undercover, love and romance, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, space and aliens, sword, evil alien, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.4
 53K
Coneheads (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason, everyone believes them when they say they're from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, fish out of water, benign alien, family life, parents and children, alien life-form, outer space, golf, family relations, alien contact, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Trail of the Screaming Forehead (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small town infestation of crawling alien foreheads that begin attaching to people and taking them over collides with a scientist's experiments to extract foreheadazine and things go horribly horribly wrong.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: space and aliens, save the planet, supernatural, mad scientist, heroes, disorder, escapades, rivalry, deadly, danger, alien encounter, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Fatal (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fatal... c'est Fatal Bazooka, un rappeur bling-bling et hardcore. En fait, un personnage de sketch créé par Michaël Youn dans son show-télé "Morning Live", puis développé dans l'album "T'as vu" vendu à plus ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, captivating, realistic
Plot: musician's life, hidden identity, lifestyle, hip hop, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, disorder, physical appearance, silly humor, theme park, amusement park
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recently dumped by his girlfriend, underachiever Alex (O'Nan) embarks on an impromptu road trip with his new bandmate, the eccentric Jim (Michael Weston). By channeling their inner children and giving a new meaning to the term ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Plot: musician's life, introspection, odd couple, direction and purpose, partners, self discovery, down on your luck, cross country, artists and showbiz, music, unsuccessful, folk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, parody ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, friendship, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, fall in love, goofy hero, misfit, love and romance, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Subversive humor and childlike wonder based on both Reubens' original stage show, "The Pee-wee Herman Show," and the Emmy-winning Saturday morning TV show, "Pee-wee's Playhouse."
Style: humorous, feel good, surreal, not serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disorder, friends, family, artists and showbiz, music, goofy hero, theater, silly humor, show tunes, farce, satire, dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Neighbors (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When the Weavers move to a gated community in New Jersey, they discover that the entire neighborhood is comprised of aliens from the planet Zabvron. But as the Weavers and the aliens face the struggles of everyday life together, they discover that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, parents and children, benign alien, couples, eccentric family, family life, space and aliens, suburban life, social relations, disorder, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, semi serious, offbeat, parody, cult film ...
Plot: outer space, anti hero, misfit, disorder, space travel, heroic mission, mistaken identity, friendship, celebrity culture, ship, alien encounter, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Good Intentions (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Meet Etta Milford. Loving Wife. Doting Mother. Armed Robber. Etta's husband constantly blows their money on make-shift inventions. When she decides to secretly take "investment" matters into her own hands - things quickly go awry! ...
Style: not serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, crime gone awry, family life, small town life, disorder, eccentric family, lifestyle, parents and children, small town, hidden identity, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: cynical, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: friends, filmmaking, disorder, lifestyle, partners, music band, performer's life, music, on the road, rock, holy grail, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, silly humor, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, buddies, friends, journey, graphic violence, serial killer, misfit, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 2.9
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Marci X (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.
Style: humorous, feel good, controversial, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hip hop, interracial relations, lifestyle, opposites attract, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, love and romance, tv show, media, music, disorder, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 27K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, love and romance, music band, satire, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, wall street, eccentric family, danger, family relations, farce, parents and children, hopes, dishonesty, embezzlement, family problems, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
2001: A Space Travesty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leslie Nielsen once again plays a bumbling detective in the vein of the 'Naked Gun' movies, but this time as Marshall Richard 'Dick' Dix. When odd reports are received through official channels stating that the President of the ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, daring rescue, alien encounter, danger, escapades, benign alien, chases and races, race against time, save the day, space and aliens, imaginary, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cleaver Family Reunion (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Members of a dysfunctional family settle their differences after a series of misadventures during their summer reunion
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, nothing goes right, siblings relations, eccentric family, parents and children, disorder, reunion, family relations, family gatherings, silly humor, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Style: witty, humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: punk, music band, partners, ambition, buddies, lifestyle, friendship, showbiz, rise and fall, rivalry, artists and showbiz, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 33K
ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: benign alien, family relations, alien, fish out of water, extraterrestrial, family, cat, parents and children, suburbs, friendship, comedy of errors, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Janky Promoters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two shady concert promoters get into hot water when their chance to book a superstar rapper goes awry.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, hip hop, disorder, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, partners, lifestyle, performer's life, money problems, bigger dreams, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 7K
Rhinestone (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a big-time country singer brags that she can turn anybody in to a country-singin' star, she's out to prove she can live up to her talk when she recruits a cab-driver as a country singer. He's scheduled to sing at a big-time NYC ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, inspirational ...
Plot: fish out of water, romance, odd couple, against the odds, teaching the ways of the world, nightclub, artists and showbiz, love and romance, musician's life, italian american, music business, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remember the good old days when anyone with a camera and a few thousand bucks could schlep up to Bronson canyon and quickly make a cheap sci-fi/horror B-movie? Well, they're back! The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra is an affectionate, meticulous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, benign alien, save the world, heroic mission, space travel, alien encounter, danger, anti heroes, goofy hero, heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 301
Down Dog (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 32 min.
Story: A handsome, carefree yoga instructor has breezed through life, women, and jobs, but when he breaks up with his girlfriend -- who's also his partner at their successful yoga studio -- he's forced to face reality for the first time. A ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: disorder, friends, silly humor, buddies, workplace, fish out of water, twentysomething life, workplace situations, dog, business partner, policewoman, late for work ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 60K
G.O.R.A. (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slick young Turk kidnapped by extraterrestrials shows his great « humanitarian spirit » by outwitting the evil commander-in-chief of the planet of G.O.R.A.
Style: not serious, parody, humorous, stylized, offbeat
Plot: space wars, evil alien, spacecraft, space travel, fish out of water, abduction, distant planet, imaginary, rivalry, danger, escapades, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%