Movies and TV shows like My Favorite Martian

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My Favorite Martian (1963)
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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 characters and developed the core format of this series, which was produced by Jack Chertok.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mars, friendship, fish out of water, family, space and aliens, space travel, misfit, rescue, journalism, suburbs, suburban life, alien encounter, disorder, race against time, scoop, benign alien, goofy hero, misfit partners, alien, reporter, outer space, time travel, spacecraft, journalist, invention ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to My Favorite Martian

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, sitcom and feel good films and TV series with plots about disorder, family, fish out of water, space and aliens, alien, misfit and friendship mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like My Favorite Martian: Red Dwarf (1988), ALF (1986), Mork & Mindy (1978), I Dream of Jeannie (1965), 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Red Dwarf (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.
Style: sitcom, stylized, witty, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, cat, outer space, slacker, friendship, space and aliens, adventurer, captain, escapades, androids and robots, isolation ...
Time: future, distant future, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s ...
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100%
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ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 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 ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: benign alien, family, family relations, extraterrestrial, alien, fish out of water, cat, parents and children, suburbs, friendship, comedy of errors, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, mars, disney, alien, rescue, spacecraft, martian, family, disorder, escapades, journalism ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 11K
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, surreal, not serious, humorous, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: farce, fish out of water, alien, benign alien, silly humor, alien encounter, friendship, disorder, friends, family, misfit, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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I Dream of Jeannie (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Dream of Jeannie is an American sitcom with a fantasy premise. The show starred Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love and eventually marries. Produced by Screen ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Plot: genie, astronaut, magic, nasa, time travel, jealousy, desire, shrinking, fall in love, promotion, birthday, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 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, not serious, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, alien, family relations, space and aliens, friendship, hidden identity, eccentric family, family life, family secret, goofy hero, benign alien, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, parents and children, benign alien, couples, eccentric family, family life, space and aliens, social relations, disorder, suburban life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, teen comedy
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, alien encounter, hidden identity, lifestyle, teenage life, family life, siblings relations, social relations, friends, alien, high school, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sigmund and the Sea Monsters was an American children's television series that ran from 1973 to 1975, produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and aired on Saturday mornings. There were 29 episodes spanning two seasons.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, sea monster, school, suburbs, media satire, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, friends, disorder, ocean ...
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, humorous, offbeat
Plot: alien, interspecies romance, benign alien, babies and infants, heroes, evil alien, nanny, space and aliens, single parent, family relations, disorder, abduction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, greek, fish out of water, cousin cousin relationship, roommate, newspaper, silly humor, farce, odd couple, society, misfit, immigrants ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Best Friends Whenever (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: The live-action comedy follows best friends Shelby and Cyd who, when their aspiring scientist friend Barry’s invention goes awry, gain the power to leap forward and backward in time whenever they want – and sometimes when they don’t. Now, they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, teen comedy
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, teenager, high school life, friendship, friends, teenage life, disorder, youth, best friends, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, experiment gone awry, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, fish out of water, suburbs, experiment gone awry, parents and children, suburban life, disorder, family, supernatural ability, goofy hero, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, 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, healing power, ufo, alien contact, childhood, first contact, flying saucer, nasa, friendship, adventure, levitation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 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, not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, secretary, family relations, disorder, oldtimer, friends, in-laws, parents and children, suburbs, couple relations, rich and poor, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
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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, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, robot, inventor, androids, youth, pretense, parents and children, family life, family, nosy, disorder, androids and robots ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Can of Worms (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space and aliens, satellite, spacecraft, misfit, evil alien, cooking and food, family, getting home, youth, benign alien, adventure, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.3
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Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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, semi serious, sentimental, psychotronic, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, benign alien, disorder, space and aliens, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Martians, upset that their children have become obsessed with TV shows from Earth which extol the virtues of Santa Claus, start an expedition to Earth to kidnap the one and only Santa. While on Earth, they kidnap two lively children that lead the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, spacecraft, santa claus, robot, alien encounter, space travel, christmas, space and aliens, benign alien, culture clash, fish out of water, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, power relations, disorder, friends, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, suburban life, boss and employee, workplace situations, suburbs, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
They Came from Outer Space (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: They Came from Outer Space is an American science fiction comedy series that aired in syndication from October 1990 to March 1991. The series was created by Tom McLoughlin.
Style: humorous, sitcom, offbeat
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, alien encounter, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, special agents, space and aliens, misfit, chase, dating, corvette, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
TV show
Story: An Earth Man and his alien friend escape an exploding Earth, and set forth on an odd adventure across the universe with a known fugitive. Based on the book by Douglas Adams, the dialog follows the book closely. This was originally a 6-part series ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, futuristic, talky ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: benign alien, ufo, outer space, space travel, adventure, alien, time travel, satire, mysterious planet, spacecraft, end of the world, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 22K
Explorers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, surreal, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, alien, friendship, bullying, dream, spacecraft, laboratory, adventure, family, time travel, heroic mission, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, light, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, family, fish out of water, parents and children, teenage life, misfit, youth, remarry, life turned upside down, family relations, high school life, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Spaced Invaders (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crew of Martians overhears a radio broadcast of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" coming from Earth, and, thinking the Martian fleet is attacking Earth, they land their broken-down ship in a backwater mid-American town. As luck ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surprise ending, parody, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: alien, evil alien, halloween, martian, misunderstanding, adventure, catastrophe, disorder, alien encounter, mistaken identity, friendship, technology gone awry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 3K
Project: ALF (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six years ago, the space alien, ALF, was on his way back to his new home...When the Alien Task Force finally caught him. Now, the story continues to where the series ended. ALF is now protected by the Alien Task Force, but the leader wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, family, chase, space and aliens, adventure, rescue, on the run, misfit, alien encounter, outer space, puppet, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hard Time on Planet Earth is an American science fiction series that aired on CBS as a midseason replacement in 1989. Airing for 13 episodes, the series starred Martin Kove and was created by Jim and John Thomas. Scheduled opposite NBC's ...
Style: serious, surreal, exciting, offbeat
Plot: warden, alien, society, benign alien, alien encounter, misfit, disorder, space and aliens, androids and robots, hopes, getting home, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Gilligan's Island (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz and originally produced by United Artists Television. The situation comedy series featured Bob Denver; Alan Hale, Jr.; Jim Backus; Natalie Schafer; Tina Louise; ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, feel good, mad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, shipwreck, adventure, confined, escapades, mad scientist, survival, misfit, getting home, silly humor, secretary, sea disaster ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 2K
Mighty Med (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom ...
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, youth, teenager, friendship, superhero, family, friends, hospital, super villain, inadvertently, silly humor, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Brady Bunch (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, realistic, not serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: cheerleader, family, family relations, architect, suburbs, optimism, couples, step siblings, family life, couple relations, cult, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%