Movies and TV shows like Resident Alien

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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, humorous, feel good, funny, light, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: alien, human alien, extraterrestrial, alien disguised as human, alien race, alien contact, fish out of water, body horror, alien space craft, humanoid alien, alien on earth, friendship, male protagonist, friends, alien creature, society, moral dilemma, lifestyle, social relations, culture clash, ufo, alien invasion, invasion, interracial love, tv show ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2020s
Place: colorado, usa

Most similar movies to Resident Alien

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, feel good and entertaining films and TV series with plots about friendship, lifestyle, friends, society, alien, satire and humour mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Resident Alien: People of Earth (2016), The Orville (2017), The Neighbors (2012), The Man Who Fell to Earth (2022), The Expanse (2015). 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, funny, captivating, ironic, satirical
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: support group, alien abduction, alien contact, journalist, screwball, small town, society, interracial couple, tv show, psychopath, satire, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state
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The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, feel good, exciting, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, space adventure, alien, space exploration, adventure, gay marriage, space and aliens, culture clash, spacecraft, dark humor, robot ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, space and aliens, family relations, parents and children, benign alien, family life, eccentric family, couples, suburban life, social relations, disorder, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man Who Fell to Earth (2022)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An extraterrestrial alien arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his own past to determine our future.
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: alien, alien life-form, scientist, alien race, extraterrestrial, alien on earth, alien contact, save the world, rescue mission, alien creature, benign alien, save the day ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, human in outer space, spacecraft, space opera, space station, investigation, space wars, alien life-form, space exploration, space colony, society, rivalry ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rutherford Falls (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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.
Style: funny, captivating, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: social satire, satire, small town, friendship, political activist, fighting the system, humour, society, activist, city life, social relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, captivating, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien contact, wilderness, heroes, alien, changing lives, alien encounter, drastic change of life, lifestyle change, career change, alien race, alien creature, human alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
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Avenue 5 (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 40 years in the future, space captain Ryan Clark and the crew of the luxury space cruise ship Avenue 5 navigate disgruntled passengers and unexpected events after experiencing technical difficulties onboard.
Style: futuristic, light, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: space travel, tourism, captain, pretending to be someone else, desperation, panic, marital argument, actor, space station, space shuttle, space exploration, humour ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, funny, light, humorous ...
Plot: transformation, social relations, society, lifestyle, youth, stereotypes, life philosophy, adaptation, rivalry, friendship, fish out of water, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Grand Crew (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A group of young L.A. professionals navigate the ups and downs of life and love. When they’re ready to unpack it all, they meet at their favorite local bar for a “wine down.”
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, satirical, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, friends, society, satire, relationships, lifestyle, group of friends, black cast, black
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 498
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, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: support group, friendship, stock broker, dark humor, obsession, physical appearance, mental illness, misfit, lifestyle, dishonesty, society, mental disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 1K
Crazy Alien (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A monkey trainer whose act goes wrong after an alien crash lands on Earth and injures his monkey. Desperate to perform the act, he attempts to train the alien instead, though is punished after the alien regains his powers.
Style: funny, humorous, futuristic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: human alien relationship, alien contact, alien, adventure, alien creature, mistaken identity, alien encounter, animal training, humour, escapades, alien technology, invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 9.1
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Dorm Life (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, friends, slacker, college life, campus, disorder, social relations, lifestyle, youth, buddies, student life, dormitory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 956
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, witty, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, social relations, youth, teenage life, power relations, best friends, family relations, lifestyle, parents and children, society, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tyler Perry's Bruh (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: This dramedy follows four longtime friends as they navigate life and relationships through the strength of their brother-like bond. In a society where relationships between men of color are often misjudged and misrepresented, the series embraces ...
Style: satirical, captivating, entertaining, feel good, funny ...
Plot: friendship, relationship vs career, friends, group of friends, satire, relationships, black people, love affair, black american, dating, black man, social satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, teen comedy
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, alien encounter, hidden identity, siblings relations, lifestyle, teenage life, family life, friends, social relations, teenager, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.2
 73K
Master of None (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 30-year-old New York actor Dev takes on such pillars of maturity as the first big job, a serious relationship, and busting sex offenders on the subway.
Style: humorous, sitcom, entertaining, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, thirty something, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, self discovery, relationship vs career, dark humor, children, friendship, actor, actor's life, lifestyle, silly humor ...
Place: new york, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Neighborhood (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The nicest guy in the Midwest moves his family into a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles where not everyone appreciates his extreme neighborliness. That includes their new next-door neighbor Calvin.
Style: humorous, sitcom, funny, entertaining, light ...
Plot: neighbor, neighborhood, interracial friendship, dark humor, new neighbor, society, neighbor neighbor relationship, psychology, social relations, humour, husband wife relationship, friendship ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: family life, friends, tradition, friendship, city life, fashion magazine, society, social relations, family tradition, lifestyle, fashion, magazine ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 26K
The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, captivating, mind bending, serious, non-linear ...
Plot: conspiracy, twists and turns, alien, government agency, missing person, space and aliens, secret movement, extraterrestrial, alien contact, president, investigation, intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 30K
Roswell (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, 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, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, ufo, supernatural, space and aliens, teenager, love and romance, disorder, uncover truth, fish out of water, friendship, alien encounter, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
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, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, lifestyle, boyfriend, rivalry, society, moving, female friendship, strong female presence, twentysomething life, friends, getting along
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 8K
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: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: buddies, workplace, lifestyle, photographer, couples, friendship, dating, magazine, love and romance, tv show, dumped, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Single Ladies (2011)
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, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, friendship, fashion, looking for love, couple relations, lifestyle, love triangle, society, social differences, black cast, dating, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Plot: alien, alien space craft, alien contact, chase, princess, lust, on the run, female protagonist, alien race, showdown, battles, evil alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, light, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, student life, romance, university, lifestyle, youth, roommate, rivalry, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), neighbor, japanese girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Friends with Better Lives (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about six friends at different stages in their lives – married, divorced, newly engaged and single – who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. Andi and Bobby are happily married with two kids but ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, group of friends, romance, friends, buddies, model, social satire, husband wife relationship, satire, humour, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
 6K
I'm Sorry (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andrea is a seemingly confident comedy writer, wife and mom, who comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses through unexpected life situations.
Style: ironic, entertaining, feel good, cynical, light ...
Plot: sexual humor, irony, society, husband wife relationship, family relations, social satire, satire, humour, lifestyle, life philosophy, parents and children, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 12K
Mork & Mindy (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mork & Mindy is an American science fiction sitcom broadcast from 1978 until 1982 on ABC. The series starred Robin Williams as Mork, an alien who comes to Earth from the planet Ork in a small, one-man egg-shaped spaceship. Pam Dawber co-starred ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, surreal, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: benign alien, deja vu, alien disguised as human, super powers, farce, fish out of water, extraterrestrial, alien, silly humor, alien encounter, friendship, family ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 2K
Dark Skies (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Skies is an American UFO conspiracy theory-based sci-fi television series that aired from the 1996 to 1997 season for 18 episodes, plus a two-hour pilot episode. The success of The X-Files on Fox proved there was an audience for science fiction ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: alien, ufo, alien invasion, conspiracy, evil alien, monster, invasion, paranormal phenomena, cover up, flying saucer, secret government organization, government conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%