Movies and TV shows like ALF

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ALF (1986)
 7.4
 27K
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, funny, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: benign alien, fish out of water, sitcom, culture clash, parents and children, family relations, family, alien, cat, comedy of errors, friendship, suburbs, misfit, hiding, disorder, space and aliens, friends, alien encounter, nosy, secret hideout, family secret, mistaken identity, alien life-form, family life, social worker ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to ALF

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, feel good and realistic films and TV series with plots about family, disorder, sitcom, family relations, parents and children, youth and fish out of water mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like ALF: The Neighbors (2012), The Cat from Outer Space (1978), Mork & Mindy (1978), My Favorite Martian (1963), The Beverly Hillbillies (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, feel good, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, couples, suburban life, misfit, social relations, disorder, alien contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, alien, cat, ufo, telekinesis, family, adventure, fish out of water, escapades, disorder, space and aliens, friends ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 8K
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: surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, farce, alien, benign alien, goofy hero, odd couple, family, friendship, alien encounter, fish out of water, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: family outing, kids
Plot: sitcom, friendship, anti heroes, mars, family, benign alien, reporter, alien, goofy hero, suburbs, misfit partners, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, secretary, rich and poor, social differences, family, culture clash, eccentric family, suburban life, suburbs, urban, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, friendship, supernatural, alien, alien encounter, danger, space and aliens, goofy hero, fall in love, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Plot: sitcom, alien, store, benign alien, suburbs, evil alien, family, blended family, interspecies romance, alien encounter, family life, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, sitcom, family relations, parents and children, babies and infants, nurse, siblings relations, youth, family values, adolescence, parenthood, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 12K
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, family life, youth, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: benign alien, alien, children, nasa, ufo, friendship, adventure, halloween, family, hiding place, stranded, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 4K
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, androids and robots, family, family life, imaginary, family relations, parents and children, youth, disorder, make believe, nosy, robot ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, witty
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, benign alien, alien, hidden identity, eccentric family, family life, misfit, family relations, disorder, space and aliens, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 3K
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: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, single father, buddies, family, odd couple, child care, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, friendship, custody, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, fish out of water, inventor, parents and children, experiment gone awry, family relations, escapades, inventions and discoveries, nothing goes right, disorder, giant, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: sitcom, eccentric family, goofy hero, suburbs, fish out of water, family, family relations, disorder, supernatural ability, parents and children, experiment gone awry, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, master and servant, friendship, butler, illegal immigrant, family life, family, suburbs, suburban life, workplace situations, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.5
 82K
Mr. Bean (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
Story: Mr Bean turns simple everyday tasks into chaotic situations and will leave you in stitches as he creates havoc wherever he goes.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, socially awkward, problem solving, goofy hero, sitcom, nothing goes right, fish out of water, eccentricity, comedy of errors, british humour, odd, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, sitcom, cheerleader, architect, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, optimism, cult, family life, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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My Favorite Martian (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: News producer, Tim O'Hara gets himself fired for unwillingly compromising his bosses' daughter during a live transmission. A little later, he witnesses the crashing of a small Martian spacecraft, realizing his one-time chance of delivering ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, surprise ending, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, alien, martian, spacecraft, rescue, mars, family, friendship, alien encounter, disorder, space and aliens ...
Time: 1990s, future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 1K
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: not serious, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, heroes, imaginary, youth, family, friends, best friends, friendship, hospital, sitcom, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: benign alien, teenage life, family, fish out of water, misfit, youth, family relations, space and aliens, parents and children, siblings relations, high school life, life turned upside down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 46K
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, offbeat, based on sketch comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, space and aliens, golf, misfit, alien life-form, suburbs, disorder, benign alien, parents and children, physical appearance, family life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 6K
Trophy Wife (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The third time's the charm, they say, and reformed party girl Kate is hoping that's true when she becomes the third wife of a slightly older man, Pete. They fell into each others' arms (literally) at a karaoke bar, and flash forward a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, captivating, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, mischievous children, fish out of water, youth, blonde, family, family relations, couple relations, overbearing parent, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 7.2
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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, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, family, republican, culture clash, liberal, parents and children, siblings relations, conservatism, democrat, family life, family relations, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, handyman, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, family, family life, family relations, suburbs, disorder, battle of the sexes, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.7
 30K
Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, siblings relations, family, unlikely partners, family relations, lifestyle, manipulations, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, deal, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, offbeat, witty
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: time travel, sitcom, fish out of water, teenager, high school, eccentric family, high school life, small town, family, time traveler, teenage life, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, black family, fish out of water, verbal byplay, siblings relations, social differences, butler, culture clash, family relations, misfit, estate ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family, family life, family relations, eccentric family, youth, disorder, short lived, television flop
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, siblings relations, family, family life, youth, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, favoritism among siblings, child, sibling rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%