Movies like Mystery Monsters

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Mystery Monsters (1997)
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Mystery Monsters (1997)
Original name: Goobers!
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Tommy has just joined the cast of the top-rated kids' show, "Captain Mike's Mystery Monsters," and is anxious to find out just how the special effects crew gets the monsters to work. Imagine his surprise when he discovers they're not special effects at all! Adding to the situation, the monsters' original owner, evil Queen Mara, has returned to Earth to reclaim her property and take revenge on Captain Mike for stealing them.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, space and aliens, evil alien, family, heroes, superhuman powers, danger, imaginary, puppet, escapades, disorder, rivalry, save the day, profanity, puppets, children, boy, girl, tv show, evil queen, revenge

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Most similar movies to Mystery Monsters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, exciting, humorous and captivating films with plots about family, escapades, heroes, danger, adventure, imaginary and rivalry mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mystery Monsters: Shapeshifter (1999), The Shrunken City (1998), Up, Up, and Away! (2000), The Nutcracker in 3D (2010), The Great Land of Small (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens (2008)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Billy turns 11 on November 11 he realises he is no ordinary boy.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: legends and myths, danger, adventure, imaginary, good versus evil, heroes, youth, family, young heroes, wizards and magicians, birthday, escapades ...
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95%
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Shapeshifter (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex Brown inherits the awesome task of saving his ex-secret agent parents and protecting the planet from evil powers bent on controlling the world's plutonium supply. To do this Alex uses his new found magical shapeshifting power.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: shapeshifting, rescue, superhuman powers, imaginary, adventure, supernatural, supernatural ability, rivalry, family, heroes, save the day, youth ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Shrunken City (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two teenaged kids discover a miniature bottled city buried beneath a construction site. They must protect the tiny civilization within from reptilian alien hunters after its everlasting power supply.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, family life, imaginary, heroic mission, teenage life, escapades, danger, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, adventure, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, daring rescue, save the day, young heroes, rivalry, youth, danger, escapades, master villain, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920's Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, young heroes, adventure, godparent, good versus evil, escapades, danger, heroes, save the day, rivalry, disorder, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Great Land of Small (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two children enter a fantasy kingdom and are confronted by evil forces.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, youth, rescue, family, danger, escapades, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, queen, king, goblin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: save the day, young heroes, supernatural, adventure, danger, youth, supernatural ability, family, escapades, parents and children, disorder, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Cybermutt (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Rex, a good-natured Golden Retriever, is given bionic super powers by an eccentric scientist, he becomes the target of an evil genius determined to possess the new technology at any cost.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, animal life, family life, heroic mission, pets, escapades, rivalry, family, crimes, superhuman powers, danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Adventures in Dinosaur City (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A scientist's kids are sucked into a TV screen and wind up in the Stone Age with cavemen and dinosaurs.
Style: stylized, offbeat, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teleportation, animals, teenager, animal, train, kidnapping, dinosaur, puppet, teen angst, teenage life, computers and web, time travel ...
Time: stone age, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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P.U.N.K.S. (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, escapades, mad scientist, adventure, prodigy, teenager, family, disorder, imaginary, school, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
No Place Like Home (2002)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mel and Mac are looking for an asteroid to show as a science project. It's hard to do science when they are fighting all the time as (younger) brother and (older) sister. When they are walking through the woods, they see something, but it ...
Style: exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, alien encounter, family life, disorder, escapades, family, danger, space and aliens, meteor, meteorite, heroes, imaginary ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Crystalstone (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Deserted by their father and with their mother dead, nine-year-old Pablo and his little sister Maria refuse to be separated from each other by their caretaker aunt. With a cross as their guide, they embark on a perilous, but ultimately rewarding ...
Style: exciting, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, orphan, treasure hunt, family, supernatural ability, adventure, escapades, heroes, danger, drunkard, gem, captain ...
Time: 1900s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Pufnstuf (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy (Jack Wild) ventures to Living Island with his magical, talking flute, Freddy. Once there, he befriends many of the island's inhabitants, but the evil Witchiepoo (Billie Hayes) is determined to steal Freddy the flute away from the boy to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, magic, witch, heroes, imaginary, show tunes, friends, puppets, disorder, imaginary kingdom, getting home, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sequal to "Escape From Witch Mountain," Tia and Tony leave their safe refuge on witch mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha and brainwashed into helping Gannon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, psychotronic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: mad scientist, kidnapping, gang, supernatural, family, nuclear holocaust, adventure, disorder, child in peril, chases and races, imaginary, good versus evil ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: "Ben 10: Race Against Time" has Ben back in his hometown of Bellwood. Even though he's back in school and leaving his hero adventures behind him, it seems that Ben will be facing his greatest challenge yet.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, secret identity, race against time, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, rescue, master villain, family, rivalry, superhuman powers, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: robot, dog, heroes, goofy hero, danger, pets, criminal heroes, profanity, cons and scams, inventions and discoveries, hitman, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: moon, rescue, dog, family life, space travel, survival, space and aliens, partners, adventure, disorder, friendship, danger ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Mysterious Stranger (1982)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: West Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film version of the same-titled book by Mark Twain. A young printer's apprentice imagines himself back in the days of Guttenberg, helping him to print the Bible. The next thing he knows he has conjured up a young spirit from the future who ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: printer, time travel, danger, heroes, escapades, sent to the past, palaces castles and temples, wizards and magicians, daydreamer, dream come true, curses spells and rituals, rivalry ...
Time: 15th century
Place: missouri, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Search for the Jewel of Polaris: Mysterious Museum (1999)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While visiting a museum, two siblings Ben and Kim a fierce electrical storm creates a passage between the real world and worlds within the paintings. They are magically whisked through time to the 1600's and find they must square off against a ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, painting, lightning, jewel, jewelry, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, wizards and magicians, teleportation, village life, siblings relations ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Every hundred years, the evil sorceress Morgana returns to claim Fingall's talisman from Merlin, with which she intends to destroy the world. For the last fourteen hundred years she has failed... now she intends to conquer all. Young Ben Clark ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, colourful, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: heroes, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, wizards and magicians, danger, imaginary, escapades, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, androids and robots, space and aliens, adventure, family, escapades, good versus evil, fantasy world, robot, brutality, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Nymphoid Barbarian in Dinosaur Hell (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a post-Armageddon world, a young woman finds herself in a fight for survival against mutant cavemen, dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary, deadly creature, dangerous animal, misfit, superhuman powers, supernatural, superhero, danger, space and aliens, heroes, rivalry, strong female presence ...
Time: prehistory, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
I Believe in Santa Claus (1984)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: All Simon wants for Christmas is his parents (who are being held captive by an African warlord) back. So, he and another student stowaway on a flight to Lapland to find Santa Claus. There they meet St. Nick as well as a Christmas Fairy and an evil ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: hostage, danger, heroes, adventure, family, rescue, escapades, politics, youth, hostages, in the woods, disorder ...
Place: france, africa, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Body Troopers (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A little kid shrinks himselfs so that he can travel into the body of his grandfather. Here he has to kill the kidney-stone his grandfather is suffering from.
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: chase, escapades, family, adventure, youth, save the day, young heroes, chases and races, heroes, danger, friendship, friends ...
Time: 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, disturbing, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: twins, school, amateur detective, adventure, save the day, working undercover, rivalry, escapades, danger, undercover, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Magic Silver II (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the harshest winter in memory, and the gnomes' very existence is in danger. Eager to help, Queen Fjellrose betrays one of their strictest rules and goes out looking for the Blue Horn, a magical instrument that can alter the weather.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, save the kingdom, prophecy, dwarf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, legends and myths, escapades, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, heroes, danger, escapades, best friends, friends, school, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, adventurer, young heroes, mischievous children, good versus evil, heroes, friendship, disorder, imaginary, escapades, danger, adolescence vs adulthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Snow Queen (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When Gerda befriends penniless Kay their growing friendship is cut short as one cold winter night a fragment of glass pierces Kay's eye, turning his heart cold. Enchanted by the Snow Queen he is swept away on her chariot over the glittering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, daring rescue, escapades, rivalry, youth, danger, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%