Movies like 2001: A Space Travesty

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2001: A Space Travesty (2000)
 3.6
 11K
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 United States is being held captive on a secret international moon base called Vegan and that he has been replaced on Earth by a clone, the US Marshall Service immediately sends their 'best' man, Dix, on the mission. Dix travels to Vegan to rescue the president, but is quickly duped and ends up returning to Earth where he installs the clone-president and removes the real one. The bumbling Dix must then find a way to restore the real president before aliens take over the Earth, and restore in himself a belief in truth, justice and the American way.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, save the world, daring rescue, danger, chases and races, benign alien, escapades, race against time, alien encounter, save the day, space travel, a.i., mad scientist, imaginary, alien, heroic mission, moon, hostage, zero gravity, disguise, birthmark, kicked in the groin, intelligence, clones, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to 2001: A Space Travesty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, offbeat and exciting films with plots about escapades, heroes, disorder, danger, parody, space and aliens and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like 2001: A Space Travesty: Mars Attacks! (1996), Evolution (2001), Freaked (1993), Coneheads (1993), Dreamship Surprise: Period 1 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
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Mars Attacks! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy ...
Style: humorous, absurd, not serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, parody, evil alien, alien invasion, mars, space and aliens, save the world, alien encounter, flying saucer, congress, space travel, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, taj mahal, new york ...
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100%
 6.1
 120K
Evolution (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, evil alien, heroic mission, space and aliens, dragon, nothing goes right, evolution, disorder, race against time, danger, asteroids and comets, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 6K
Freaked (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vain actor, his best friend, and an activist end up at a mutant freak farm run by a weirdo scientist.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, mad scientist, goofy hero, betrayal, escapades, disorder, countryside, farce, heroes, nothing goes right, brat, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 51K
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: fish out of water, space and aliens, benign alien, family life, parents and children, alien life-form, outer space, alien contact, family relations, golf, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dreamship Surprise: Period 1 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hundreds of years after humans have settled on Mars, Regulator Rogul and Lord Jens Maul, lead a force of Martians to Earth in order to conquer the planet. Queen Metaphor looks to the gay heroes aboard the spaceship Surprise -- Captain Kork, Mr. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, time travel, parody, evil alien, heroic mission, danger, save the world, escapades, space and aliens, rivalry, survival ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, year 2004, 21st century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
 855
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, time travel, save the world, benign alien, master villain, heroes, imaginary, deadly creature, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, sword, evil alien, space and aliens, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 59
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: journalism, media, captivity, chaos and mayhem, save the planet, abduction, disorder, imaginary, danger, benign alien, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, space travel, heroic mission, benign alien, save the world, danger, anti hero, alien encounter, goofy hero, heroes, anti heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Creature Wasn't Nice (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A farce satirizing extraterrestrial horror movies such as Alien.
Style: offbeat, humorous, exciting, not serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, spacecraft, outer space, mad scientist, planet, creature, monster, evil alien, commander, disorder, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jesse and Chester, two bumbling stoners, wake up one morning from a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car. They encounter a variety of people while looking for it, including their angry girlfriends, an angry street gang, ...
Style: idiotic, not serious, humorous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stupidity, stoners, idiot, obsessive quest, teenager, friendship, parody, memory loss, nothing goes right, save the world, alien, car ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: humorous, talky, surreal, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, robot, mad scientist, space travel, teleportation, space and aliens, scientist, imaginary, outer space, satellite, world domination, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 3K
Galaxina (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Galaxina is a lifelike, voluptuous android who is assigned to oversee the operations of an intergalactic Space Police cruiser captained by incompetent Cornelius Butt. When a mission requires the ship's crew to be placed in suspended animation ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, spacecraft, alien, fall in love, adventure, space and aliens, space travel, motorcycle, danger, disorder, outer space, supernatural romance ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 38K
A.R.O.G (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Commander Logar fools Arif and sends him 1.000.000 years back in the time. He must civilize people from past to reach today.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, heroes, save the day, daring rescue, fish out of water, rivalry, heroic mission, vengeance, disorder, misfit, escapades, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: evil alien, save the world, mad scientist, save the planet, supernatural, alien encounter, rivalry, disorder, deadly, heroes, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Ticket to Space (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Face à l'incompréhension de la population française quant au montant des crédits alloués à la recherche spatiale, le gouvernement lance une vaste opération de communication. En partenariat avec le Centre spatial français, un grand jeu ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: space station, hacker, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, disorder, danger, escapades, rivalry, control room, lottery, benign alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 472
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, silly humor, heroic mission, collision, government facility, satellite, government agency, danger, weapon system, save the planet, nightshift, laser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, adventure, heroes, save the world, disorder, alien encounter, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, danger, misfit, alien abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.1
 172K
Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, outer space, adventure, farce, space and aliens, woman in danger, princess, daring rescue, heroic mission, goofy hero, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 36K
Spy Hard (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, farce, james bond spoof, kgb, secret agents, save the world, goofy hero, heroic mission, race against time, danger, assassination, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Superhero Movie (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, superhero, superhero spoof, secret identity, goofy hero, anti heroes, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, superhuman powers, nothing goes right, save the world, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Starving Games (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this Hunger Games spoof, Kantmiss Evershot must fight for her life in the 75th annual Starving Games, where she could also win an old ham, a coupon for a foot-long sub, and a partially eaten pickle.
Style: not serious, toilet humor, humorous, absurd, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, contests and competitions, danger, goofy hero, disorder, superhero, survival, heroes, female protagonist, fight, investigation, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Get Smart, Again! (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: KAOS has invented a weather machine so Maxwell Smart and Agent 99 are called back into action to foil this evil plan.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, exciting, comic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, secret agents, androids and robots, save the world, silly humor, fellow agent, disorder, couple relations, working undercover, race against time, escapades, undercover ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Invasion of the Star Creatures (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Beautiful alien Amazonian women plan to conquer the world using an army of vegetable monsters. Dim-witted privates Philbrick and Penn bumble into a cave in search of atomic activity but collide instead with fierce carrot-topped tree mutants and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: outer space, soldier, spacecraft, escapades, rivalry, save the world, military, heroes, misfit, evil alien, save the day, danger ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.4
 181
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 ⇓
35%
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – all the while trying to patch up his relationship with Elaine.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, catastrophe, space travel, spacecraft, stewardess, passenger, control room, landing, air disaster, self control, disorder, cliche ...
Time: future, 80s, near future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 79K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, adventure, martial arts, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, reluctant partners, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 57K
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: stylized, humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: space wars, evil alien, spacecraft, space travel, fish out of water, abduction, distant planet, escapades, parody, danger, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Nude Bomb (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The KAOS organisation has developed a bomb that can dissolve all clothing. Maxwell Smart is brought in to foil this evil plot.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, spy, secret agents, escapades, race against time, government agency, save the day, master villain, goofy hero, save the world, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 62K
Mystery Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, bowling, parody, superhero spoof, hostage, save the day, heroic mission, crimes, rivalry, daring rescue, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%