Movies and TV shows like ALF

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ALF (1986)
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ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, funny, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: benign alien, sitcom, alien, fish out of water, cat, parents and children, family, suburbs, family relations, friendship, comedy of errors, culture clash, mistaken identity, hiding, friends, misfit, family secret, disorder, alien encounter, nosy, secret hideout, alien life-form, space and aliens, family life, salesman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to ALF

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, realistic and feel good films and TV series with plots about family relations, family, sitcom, parents and children, youth, family life and disorder mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like ALF: Mork & Mindy (1978), The Neighbors (2012), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), My Favorite Martian (1963), Phil of the Future (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mork & Mindy (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens, family outing
Plot: farce, fish out of water, sitcom, alien, friendship, space and aliens, goofy hero, benign alien, imaginary, family, misfit, odd couple ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
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100%
The Neighbors (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, entertaining, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, parents and children, benign alien, family relations, eccentric family, couples, family life, social relations, suburban life, misfit, disorder, sitcom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night
Plot: alien, benign alien, nasa, friendship, ufo, children, halloween, adventure, family, youth, young heroes, healing power ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Favorite Martian (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Favorite Martian is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29, 1963, to May 1, 1966, for 107 episodes. The show starred Ray Walston as Uncle Martin and Bill Bixby as Tim O'Hara. John L. Greene created the central ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, mars, fish out of water, sitcom, danger, suburbs, disorder, alien encounter, suburban life, anti heroes, family, imaginary ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Phil of the Future (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Phil of the Future is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel from June 18, 2004 to August 19, 2006 for a total of two seasons. The series was created by Tim Maile and Douglas Tuber and produced by 2121 Productions, a part of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, teenager, teenage life, gadget, sitcom, high school life, family relations, family secret, high school, time machine, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that gives it special powers, including the ability to communicate with humans, has eluded the authorities and seeks the help of a scientist in order to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, ufo, cat, telekinesis, benign alien, family, adventure, alien encounter, disorder, misfit, friendship, fish out of water ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, light, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, sitcom, alien, hidden identity, space and aliens, goofy hero, family life, eccentric family, family secret, benign alien, everyday life, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
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26%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, suburbs, culture clash, youth, workplace, workplace situations, family, suburban life, siblings relations, boss and employee, parents and children, master and servant ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Beverly Hillbillies (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Beverly Hillbillies is an American situation comedy originally broadcast for nine seasons on CBS from 1962 to 1971, starring Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, and Max Baer, Jr. The series is about a poor backwoods family transplanted to ...
Style: realistic, feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, secretary, rich and poor, couple relations, oldtimer, suburban life, rise to the top, parents and children, friends, family relations, in-laws ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Aliens in the Family (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Aliens in the Family is an American sci-fi/fantasy sitcom that aired on ABC, conceived as part of its TGIF lineup From the Creators of Dinosaurs and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Style: offbeat, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, alien, heroes, family life, disorder, evil alien, suburbs, alien encounter, space and aliens, benign alien, babies and infants, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, alien life-form, benign alien, family life, parents and children, alien contact, golf, outer space, alien invasion, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Small Wonder (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Small Wonder is an American science fiction sitcom that aired in first-run syndication from September 7, 1985 to May 20, 1989. The show chronicles the family of a robotics engineer who, after he secretly creates a robot modeled after a real human ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, robot, imaginary, family, androids and robots, parents and children, make believe, youth, disorder, family life, family relations, nosy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, suburbs, teenage life, family life, family relations, friends, society, youth, love and romance, couple relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family life, couples, couple relations, parents and children, sitcom, family relations, actor's life, family, youth, teenage life, siblings relations, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenager's life is disrupted when her mother falls in love with an alien.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, family relations, life turned upside down, remarry, foe turned friend, parents separation, youth, fish out of water, high school life, misfit, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Munsters Today (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Munsters Today is an American sitcom that aired in syndication from 1988 to 1991. The series served as a sequel to the 1960s sitcom The Munsters.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: eccentric family, sitcom, family relations, family, suburban life, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, parents and children, imaginary, goofy hero, suburbs, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a 10-year-old girl Dawn Haley whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: siblings relations, mischievous children, youth, disorder, family life, favoritism among siblings, sibling rivalry, sitcom, parents and children, family, family relations, child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
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My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Two Dads is an American sitcom that starred Staci Keanan, Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan. It aired on NBC from 1987 to 1990 and was produced by Michael Jacobs Productions in association with Tri-Star Television and distributed by TeleVentures.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, single father, buddies, family life, friendship, coming of age, family relations, friends, partners, custody, lifestyle, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Air conditioning repair man Jeff finds himself a fish out of water living in Indiana with his Southern ways and humor. Eventually he takes his family back to Georgia and reconnects with his eccentric relations.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, family life, family, parents and children, youth, short lived, television flop
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mighty Med (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mighty Med is a live-action comedy series starring popular Disney Channel stars Bradley Steven Perry and Jake Short, premieres as a special one-hour event, October 7 on Disney XD. The series is created by Jim Bernstein and Andy Schwartz, and is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, surreal
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, imaginary, best friends, youth, friendship, hospital, teenager, family, heroes, friends, odd, comics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: large family, sitcom, nurse, family relations, parents and children, adolescence, youth, family values, parenthood, siblings relations, family, diary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, sitcom, liberal, culture clash, family relations, parents and children, hippie, lifestyle, republican, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Marvin Marvin (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: best friends, social relations, family relations, friends, lifestyle, high school life, hidden identity, fish out of water, high school, youth, sitcom, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Silver Spoons (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986 and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987. The series was produced by Embassy Television for the first four seasons, until ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, rich and poor, society, americana, siblings relations, parents and children, family, youth, family relations, power relations, family life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, society, social differences, racial issues, african american, teenage boy, married couple, black family, father son relationship, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. The series was canceled on September 25, 2009. On June ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, youth, couples, teenage life, suburbs, family life, family relations, friends, parents and children, couple relations, suburban life, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A '90s-set single-camera comedy about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid growing up in suburban Orlando, being raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother often bewildered by white culture.
Style: mumblecore, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: restaurant, family relations, parents and children, immigrants, family life, suburbs, school, youth, society, asian american, middle school, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Home Improvement (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home Improvement is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean. In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, handyman, workplace, disorder, suburbs, family life, couples, family relations, friends, ordinary person, marital problem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When widower Mike Brady marries a lovely lady widow Carol Ann, their two families become one. These are the misadventures of this new couple, their six children, a dog named Tiger, and quirky housekeeper Alice.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, sitcom, cheerleader, architect, siblings relations, youth, suburbs, family life, teenage life, couples, mischievous children, suburban life ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family, prank, friendship, nothing goes right, neighbor, runaway, criminal, when the parents are away, parents and children, suburban life, troublemaker ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%