Movies like The Animal

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The Animal (2001)
 4.8
 57K
The Animal (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When loser Marvin Mange is involved in a horrible car accident, he's brought back to life by a deranged scientist as half man and half animal. His newfound powers are awesome -- but their adverse side effects could take over his life. Now, Marvin must fight to control his crazy primal urges around his new squeeze, Rianna, and his rival, Sgt. Sisk, who both think he's one cool cat.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, absurd, idiotic, twist ending, buddy movie, weird, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mad scientist, organ donation, experiment gone awry, police investigation, partners, animal life, goofy hero, man beast, flirting, car accident, police officer, animals, misfit, disorder, weakness, lone hero, scientist, dream, employee, chase, dog, horse, cat, police, forest ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Animal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, not serious, absurd and idiotic films with plots about disorder, farce, dialogue, catastrophe, first contact, adaptation and mentor mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like The Animal: Flubber (1997), Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000), Bio-Dome (1996), Car 54, Where Are You? (1994), Son of Flubber (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
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Flubber (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, inventor, family, university, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, disorder, fall in love, nothing goes right, father son relationship, bankruptcy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The hilarity begins when professor Sherman Klump finds romance with fellow DNA specialist, Denise Gaines, and discovers a brilliant formula that reverses aging. But Sherman's thin and obnoxious alter ego, Buddy Love, wants out...and a big piece ...
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: split personality, alter ego, physical appearance, family, eccentric family, nothing goes right, goofy hero, supernatural ability, disorder, mad scientist, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 26K
Bio-Dome (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, experimental, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, environmentalism, biosphere, mad scientist, nothing goes right, partners, misfit, goofy hero, danger, buddies, odd couple, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Car 54, Where Are You? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in Brooklyn, all the while dealing with their personal lives, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal, cult film ...
Plot: police, police detective, disorder, down on your luck, silly humor, law enforcement, partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, crimes, witnessing a crime, police officer ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ⇓
41%
Son of Flubber (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medfield's lovable but hopelessly absent-minded professor -- Ned Brainard (Fred MacMurray) -- bounces back in this classic Disney film with hilarious new mishaps when he experiments with the amazing by-products of his startling anti-gravity ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: college, experiment gone awry, family, family life, disorder, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, mad scientist, fish out of water, nothing goes right, fall in love, child as adult ...
Time: 60s
Place: pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
36%
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The Nutty Professor (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and ...
Style: humorous, funny, touching, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: split personality, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, fall in love, nothing goes right, goofy hero, alter ego, parody, physical appearance, inventions and discoveries, farce, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, goofy hero, best friends, social misfits, disorder, partners, buddies, misfit, dumb, high school, obsessive quest, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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 ⇓
34%
The Thing with Two Heads (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich but racist man is dying and hatches an elaborate scheme for transplanting his head onto another man's body. His health deteriorates rapidly, and doctors are forced to transplant his head onto the only available candidate: a black man ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, racism, motorcycle, terminal illness, police, fanatic, gorilla, mad scientist, zombie, disorder, society, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this campy spy movie spoof Dr. Goldfoot (Vincent Price) has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing over their assets. Secret agent Craig Gamble (Frankie Avalon) and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, offbeat, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, secret agents, parody, chase, farce, espionage, robot, car chase, electric chair, laser, secret agent, world domination ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 65K
Junior (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, absurd, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, science, scientist, baby, farce, fall in love, switching roles, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, disorder, nothing goes right, fertility ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1994, twentieth century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, with the help of their eye-catching cousin, Daisy and moonshine-running Uncle Jesse, try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner, Boss Hogg. Their efforts constantly find ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: adventure, buddies, friends, chases and races, disorder, heroes, partners, countryside, incompetent police, misfit, uncle nephew relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered ...
Style: anthology, humorous, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, media satire, disorder, mad scientist, haunted by the past, mad doctor, u.s. president, storytelling, sea disaster, invisibility, profanity, surfing ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s, 1950s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 9K
RocketMan (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, inspirational, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: astronaut, farce, mars, nasa, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, danger, race against time, space and aliens, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.5
 4K
Theodore Rex (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading them to a mad scientist bent on creating a new Armageddon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, murder, imaginary, unlikely partners, save the world, mad scientist, partners, buddies, danger, goofy hero, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.7
 121K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: suburbs, space and aliens, friendship, profanity, alien invasion, alien, evil alien, silly humor, goofy hero, lifestyle, save the world, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, farce, road trip, prank, silly humor, friends, disorder, goofy hero, misfit partners, escapades, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
29%
 5.5
 90K
The Hot Chick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Not only is Jessica Spencer the most popular girl in school -- she is also the meanest. But things change for the attractive teen when a freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes her to switch ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, prom, teenage life, switching roles, high school, gender bending, cheerleading, cross dressing, high school life, love and romance, rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 1st century b.c., 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A slovenly cable repairman becomes a big-city health inspector and is tasked with uncovering the source of a food poisoning epidemic.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, investigation, disorder, incompetent official, misfit, crimes, partners, undercover, restaurant, mother daughter relationship, justice, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Brothers Solomon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, pregnancy, goofy hero, misfit, family relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, sexual attraction, coma, masturbation, father son relationship, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 30K
Multiplicity (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cloning, experiment gone awry, split personality, disorder, twins, family life, self discovery, family relations, misfit, nothing goes right, mental illness, parents and children ...
Time: year 1996
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.3
 646
Fangs (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Scottsville is a sleepy town, where the yearly apple blossom festival is usually the only 'memorable' event, so Police Chief Sam Taylor is furious when young cop Ally Parks -who comes from the big city- insists on investigating the death ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, police investigation, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, escapades, danger, dangerous animal, animal life, murder, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Farce of the Penguins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. The huddled ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, parody, nothing goes right, goofy hero, obsessive quest, animal life, looking for love, danger, disorder, fish out of water, escapades, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica, south pole, antarctic
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: light, feel good, humorous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, space and aliens, friendship, fall in love, alien encounter, goofy hero, misfit, love and romance, supernatural, danger, alien ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Million Dollar Duck (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Professor Dooley takes home a duck from his research laboratory as a toy for his son, but soon finds out that it lays golden eggs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: duck, professor, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, odd couple, partners, laboratory, gold, research laboratory, stereotypes, treasure hunt ...
Place: australia, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, mad scientist, world domination, tomato, chase, silly humor, disorder, escapades, rescue, deadly, dangerous animal, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%