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Resident Alien (2021)
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Resident Alien (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Crash-landed alien Harry takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor. Arriving with a secret mission, he starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to assimilate into his new world. As he does, he begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his mission and asking the big life questions like: “Are human beings worth saving?” and “Why do they fold their pizza before eating it?”
Style: entertaining, feel good, captivating, light, humorous, psychological
Plot: alien, alien contact, fish out of water, alien race, farce, extraterrestrial, friendship, alien disguised as human, friends, alien creature, moral dilemma, society, lifestyle, human alien relationship, culture clash, social relations, ufo, human alien, alien space craft, alien life-form, body horror, humanoid alien, male protagonist, visitor
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, colorado

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, feel good and light films and TV series with plots about friendship, friends, lifestyle, society, social relations, youth and family relations mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Resident Alien: People of Earth (2016), ALF (1986), Alien, Baby! (2017), Marvin Marvin (2012), Aliens in America (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
People of Earth (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien abductees to write about the members' supposed encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, the more he realizes there is truth in their stories and possibly ...
Style: semi serious, ironic, captivating, satirical
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien abduction, support group, skeptic, alien contact, journalist, screwball, small town, society, investigative journalist
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state
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Gabby Duran and the Unsittables (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Gabby Duran, who constantly feels like she’s living in the shadows of her mother and younger sister, finally finds her moment to shine when she inadvertently lands an out-of-this-world job to babysit an unruly group of very important ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Plot: alien, nanny, extraterrestrial, hidden identity, secret identity, alien race, working undercover, benign alien, alien contact, mystery, family, alien creature ...
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60%
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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 ⇓
51%
 7.2
 25
Alien, Baby! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Brian, a simple shovel salesman, thinks Alice is the girl of his dreams, but she's the stuff of nightmares: a shape-shifting alien bent on destroying the human race through sheer reproductive power. Brian soon gives birth to a half-human ...
Style: entertaining, light, futuristic, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: private investigator, extraterrestrial, alien disguised as human, alien, alien life-form, escapades, alien race, investigation, save the world, alien contact, female humanoid alien, alien creature ...
Time: 1950s, 1930s, year 1938, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
50%
Aliens in America (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Aliens in America is an American sitcom created by David Guarascio and Moses Port that aired on The CW for one season from 2007–2008. Guarascio and Port also served as executive producers of the show alongside Tim Doyle. Luke Greenfield directed ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, funny, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exchange student, family relations, high school, muslim, culture clash, society, youth, social relations, friendship, high school life, fish out of water, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
46%
Dirty Blondes from Beyond (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: With the Galaxy under attack, Princess Farra and her beautiful bodyguard flee to a strange alien planet - Earth. They are pursued by the evil Empress and her henchwoman.
Style: sex comedy, captivating, humorous, entertaining
Plot: alien, alien space craft, alien contact, princess, on the run, lust, chase, alien race, battles, showdown, alien creature, struggle for survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Starved (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a "shame-based" support group called Belt ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, entertaining, captivating ...
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Shimokita Glory Days (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Yuta Ono flees from the responsibilities of his family run business and attempts to get into college to get a girl. By a twist a fate, Yuta Ono then finds himself living with five beautiful young ladies. all of whom Yuta finds exciting.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, student life, harem, lifestyle, youth, university, romance, neighbor, roommate roommate relationship, roommate, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Single Ladies is an American comedy-drama television series on VH1 that debuted on May 30, 2011, as a two-hour television film. Created by Stacy A. Littlejohn and produced by Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment, the series chronicles the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
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Moonbase 8 (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: In the isolated desert of Winslow, Arizona at NASA’s Moon Base Simulator, three eager astronauts—Skip, Rook and their leader Cap—attempt to qualify for their first lunar mission. They encounter many obstacles including loneliness, self-doubt ...
Style: feel good, humorous, unusual plot structure, entertaining, light
Plot: astronaut, space exploration, workplace situations, space mission, friendship, band, society, silly humor, outer space, employer employee relationship, loser, environment
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Great Indoors (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An adventure reporter must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine.
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, funny, light ...
Audience: teen comedy
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
TV show
Story: A New York City grad student moonlighting as a dominatrix enlists her gay BFF from high school to be her assistant.
Style: sex comedy, feel good, entertaining, psychological, captivating ...
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Country: USA
TV show
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Breaking Barbi (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Tinder date gone astray leaves famous fitness selfie queen, Barbi, lost in the wilderness trying to survive despite Homeland Security, alien death rays and zero cell service.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rutherford Falls (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A small town in upstate New York is turned upside down when local legend and town namesake, Nathan Rutherford fights the moving of a historical statue.
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I Am Frankie (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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38%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, light, funny, entertaining, captivating ...
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Dorm Life (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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36%
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Men at Work (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Men at Work is an American comedy series that airs on TBS. The series was created by Breckin Meyer and stars Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, James Lesure and Meredith Hagner. The series premiered on May 24, 2012 at 10 pm. TBS second ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, light, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Roswell (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Bizarre things start happening in the little New Mexico town where UFOs were spotted in 1947. Cut to 1999, when a cute high-school student saves the life of a teenage waitress. Surrounded by cliques of clever, angst-filled classmates, the two form a ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, ufo, space and aliens, love and romance, disorder, fish out of water, friendship, alien encounter, uncover truth, small town, supernatural, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa
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35%
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Beaver Falls (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Beaver Falls is a British comedy-drama that follows a trio of Oxford Brookes University graduates who managed to deceitfully get jobs at Beaver Falls, an elitist American summer camp for the beautiful teenage offspring of California's rich and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An undeniably beautiful alien is sent to Earth to study the complex mating rituals of human beings, which leads to the young interstellar traveler experiencing the passion that surrounds the centuries-old ritual of the species.
Style: sex comedy, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining
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35%
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Life on Top (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a novel by Clara Darling, about a college grad who heads to a big city looking for work and discovers her older sister, who's been living there for years, is a model.
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, light, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, couples, city life, family relations, fashion, college graduate, lifestyle, looking for love, sexual relations, model, love and romance, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Just Want My Pants Back (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Just Want My Pants Back is an American comedy-drama that premiered with a special sneak peek on August 28, 2011 on MTV, with the series airing the new episodes beginning on February 2, 2012. The series is based on David J. Rosen's 2007 novel ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, youth, friendship, young adult, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, love and romance, city life, sexual content, looking for sex, twentysomething life, city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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35%
The European Side (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The life and times of rather traditional Sutcuoglu family and their comedic struggles to adapt the high-profile contemporary life of Nisantasi.
Style: sitcom, funny, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, tradition, friends, family life, fashion, city, humour, social relations, society, family tradition, magazine, group of friends ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, social relations, youth, family relations, high school life, society, lifestyle, best friends, parents and children, power relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Island (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Four girls and four guys are planted on an uninhabited tropical island for filming a reality show. Their task is by taking organizers' challengers to fight for the love of the audience: at the end of the winner is waiting for a big cash prize. ...
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tropical island, survival, beach, love and romance, fictional reality show, friendship, salvation, group of strangers, conflict
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Life in Pieces (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about one big happy family and their sometimes awkward, often hilarious and ultimately beautiful milestone moments as told by its various members. Of the three siblings, middle child Matt may have just found his true love, his co-worker, ...
Style: light, feel good, uplifting, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary
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