Movies and TV shows like ALF

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ALF (1986)
 7.4
 32K
ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 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, funny, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: benign alien, family, alien, family relations, fish out of water, extraterrestrial, cat, parents and children, suburbs, friendship, comedy of errors, outer space, culture clash, mistaken identity, hiding, space and aliens, indoor, friends, misfit, family secret, disorder, alien encounter, secret hideout, nosy, alien life-form ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 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, sitcom, feel good and not serious films and TV series with plots about family, family relations, disorder, family life, parents and children, youth and fish out of water mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like ALF: Small Wonder (1985), Mork & Mindy (1978), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), The Neighbors (2012), Phil of the Future (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Small Wonder (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, inventor, androids, robot, nosy, imaginary, make believe, family, family life, parents and children, androids and robots, pretense ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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100%
 7.2
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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, offbeat, not serious, surreal
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: farce, fish out of water, alien, benign alien, friends, disorder, silly humor, alien encounter, family, imaginary, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
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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, feel good, emotional, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: benign alien, alien, ufo, first contact, nasa, friendship, adventure, healing power, flying saucer, levitation, suburbs, alien contact ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, benign alien, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, couples, disorder, social relations, misfit, suburban life, alien contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Phil of the Future (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenager, time travel, fish out of water, family relations, time traveler, teenage life, gadget, siblings relations, dishonesty, hidden identity, imaginary, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: alien, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, family, remarry, life turned upside down, family relations, youth, misfit, high school life, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, witty, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, friendship, hidden identity, alien, goofy hero, space and aliens, family life, eccentric family, family secret, benign alien, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, lifestyle, family life, siblings relations, teenage life, friends, social relations, alien, high school, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Munsters Today (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, offbeat, reboot
Audience: horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, goofy hero, family, youth, imaginary, suburban life, suburbs, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, parents and children, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Favorite Martian (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, mars, misfit, race against time, benign alien, journalism, anti heroes, imaginary, danger, disorder, scoop ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Home Improvement (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: handyman, friendship, family relations, suburbs, family life, workplace, lifestyle, love and romance, battle of the sexes, youth, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Cosby Show (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family values, parents and children, family life, couples, lifestyle, teenage life, couple relations, verbal byplay, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bill Engvall Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, friends, couples, suburbs, therapist, father son relationship, marriage, friendship, love, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, culture clash, family life, parents and children, suburban life, suburbs, workplace situations, teenage life, columnist, friends, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
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Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations, suburbs, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Aliens in the Family (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, humorous
Plot: alien, benign alien, single parent, babies and infants, nanny, kidnapping, suburban life, family life, alien encounter, parents and children, store, space travel ...
Time: 90s
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45%
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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, 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 ⇓
50%
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, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, telekinesis, cat, ufo, benign alien, family, adventure, alien encounter, fish out of water, friendship, animal life, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family life, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, actor's life, family, artists and showbiz, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Perfect Strangers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Perfect Strangers is an American sitcom that ran for eight seasons from March 25, 1986, to August 6, 1993, on the ABC television network. Created by Dale McRaven, the series chronicles the rocky coexistence of midwestern American Larry Appleton and ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, offbeat, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, problem solving, fish out of water, greek, cousin cousin relationship, newspaper, roommate, society, odd couple, goofy hero, buddies, family ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
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Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, liberal, culture clash, parents and children, lifestyle, hippie, republican, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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41%
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My Two Dads (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, single father, youth, coming of age, family, partners, friends, odd couple, lifestyle, buddies, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, disorder, youth, family, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, actor playing himself, short lived, television flop
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Beverly Hillbillies (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, secretary, family relations, family life, suburban life, suburbs, family business, culture clash, eccentric family, urban, silly humor, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
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Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, african american, family life, family, social differences, disorder, society, fish out of water, social relations, racial issues, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Cory in the House is an American television sitcom, which aired on the Disney Channel from January 12, 2007 to September 13, 2008 and was a spin-off from the Disney show That's So Raven. The show focuses on Cory Baxter, who moved from San ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenager, family relations, white house, family life, u.s. president, teenage life, lifestyle, coming of age, parents and children, father son relationship, chef, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on an enormously popular Israeli comedy, Your Family or Mine comes from the producers of Friends, Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother and Happy Endings. The new series revolves around Oliver and Kelli, who are living proof of the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family relations, eccentric family, couple relations, parents and children, social differences, disorder, culture clash, friendship, everyday life, indoor, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, siblings relations, mischievous children, favoritism among siblings, family life, disorder, youth, family relations, parents and children, family, child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Zenon: The Zequel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Zenon Kar is 15 and lives on a space station which the military has taken over and is dismantling. She receives a mysterious signal and must convince everyone that it's from aliens who have come to help them.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space station, benign alien, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, mischievous children, alien encounter, fish out of water, family, disorder, female protagonist, mission gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.4
 12K
Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, imaginary, benign alien, youth, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%