Movies like Back to the Future Part II

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Back to the Future Part II (1989)
 7.8
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Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch attempt to set things straight, Marty finds himself bound for 1955 and face to face with his teenage parents -- again.
Style: futuristic, humorous, clever, entertaining, light, exciting, stylized, not serious, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, inventor, sent to the past, alternate reality, scientist, mad scientist, teenager, adventure, inventions and discoveries, chases and races, disorder, lightning, bully, sent to the future, fish out of water, guitar, diner, cane, high school dance, misfit partners, travel, happy ending, time traveler ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 1950s, 80s, 21st century ...
Place: california

Most similar movies to Back to the Future Part II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, exciting and psychotronic films with plots about adventure, time travel, imaginary, disorder, chase, time machine and dialogue mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Back to the Future Part II: The Time Machine (2002), Idiocracy (2006), Men in Black 3 (2012), My Science Project (1985), Men in Black (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, light, humorous, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, time machine, destiny, inventor, chases and races, scientist, sent to the past, teenager, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, sentimental, interesting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, time machine, adventure, old west, sent to the past, time loop, inventor, small town, alternate reality, fish out of water ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, utopia, changing the past or future, adventure, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, imaginary, loneliness, survival, hopes, escapades ...
Time: future, near future, 19th century, 2030s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of failing high school students -- Bill S. Preston, Esquire and Ted "Theodore" Logan -- are visited by a time traveler from the future who takes them on an adventure through time to gather up actual historical figures to help them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, heavy metal, high school, sent to the past, adventure, sent to the future, best friend, hopes, youth, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 19th century, 15th century ...
Place: california, new mexico, usa, ancient greece, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Style: humorous, futuristic, exciting, not serious, tricky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, alternate reality, time machine, sent to the future, friendship, disorder, existence paradox, parallel universe, loser, time loop, pub, underdog ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 146K
Idiocracy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, not serious, offbeat, absurd ...
Plot: stupidity, future dystopia, evolution, satire, society, social decay, dimwit, sent to the future, army, distopia, life turned upside down, hibernation ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 336K
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, psychotronic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, alien, changing the past or future, secret agents, time machine, hi-tech, sent to the past, ufo, race against time, space and aliens, benign alien, save the world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Science Project (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, science, technology gone awry, school, changing the past or future, adventure, high school, mad scientist, heroes, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 518K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, space and aliens, government agency, secret agents, creature, undercover, partners, ufo, alien encounter, aliens, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, comedy of errors, inventor, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, goofy hero, disorder, misfit ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Time Traveller (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Akari Yoshiyama is graduating high school soon and is expected to lead new life after she passes the university entrance exam, while her mother is working as a pharmacologist. However, her mother has a car accident and the situation is totally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, youth, fall in love, erased memory, teen romance, friendship, changing the past or future, teenage girl, supernatural ability, supernatural, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, time travel, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhuman powers, changing the past or future, superhero, heroes, danger, teamwork, team, transformation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: usa, paris france, new york, washington d.c., china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, time machine, afterlife, heavy metal, sent to the past, death, robot, seance, farce, devil, heaven, adventure ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time machine, changing the past or future, teenager, teenage life, time loop, high school, teenage love, friendship, teleportation, time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2014 ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, feel good, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, baby, inventor, giant, family, experiment gone awry, parents and children, inventions and discoveries, escapades, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, drugs/alcohol, friends, destiny, midlife crisis, jacuzzi, profanity, ski resort ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, chernobyl, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny, the now middle-aged best friends Bill and Ted set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it. Along the way, they are helped by their ...
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, father daughter relationship, time machine, nostalgia, music, time traveler, friendship, predicting the future, sent to the past, teenager, schoolboy, humour ...
Time: year 1967, 2020s
Place: new orleans, london, china, vienna, sahara desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The joke's on absent-minded scientist Wayne Szalinski when his troublesome invention shrinks him, his brother and their wives so effectively that their children think they've completely disappeared. Of course, this gives the kids free rein ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, shrinking, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, family, inventor, odd couple, misfit, mischievous children, disorder, parents and children, rescue ...
Time: 1990s, year 1997, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Lou, who has become the "father of the Internet," is shot by an unknown assailant, Jacob and Nick fire up the time machine again to save their friend.
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, virtual reality, jacuzzi, sent to the future, disorder, friends, drugs/alcohol, buddies, silly humor, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Spirit of '76 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still believing themselves to be in 1776, the time travellers attempt to ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, fish out of water, time travel, satire, time machine, partners, imaginary, misfit, misfit partners, on the run, hopes, changing the past or future ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1976, 1770s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 3K
Excursion (2019)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the late eighties, the USSR government enlists Tomas, a devoted member of the Communist Party, to travel back in time to future London and document how Socialism has thrived.
Style: absurd, not serious, humorous, light
Plot: time travel, time paradox, changing the past or future, communism, bully, culture clash, adventure, danger, dimwit, sent to the future, existence paradox, future shock ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, 80s
Place: soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, imaginary, danger, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938, future
Place: new jersey, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Fugitives of the Federation for their daring rescue of Spock from the doomed Genesis Planet, Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew begin their journey home to face justice for their actions. But as they near Earth, they find it at the mercy of ...
Style: saga, futuristic, humorous, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, time travel, save the world, spacecraft, culture clash, space opera, evil alien, nuclear, rescue, race against time, fish out of water, teleportation ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1986, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: funny, exciting, intense, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, youth, parents and children, genetically altered, inventor, shrinking, experiment gone awry, family relations, laser, fish out of water, miniaturization, home alone ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Time After Time (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname... and also to a visionary genius who would write The Time Machine. But what if H.G. Wells' invention wasn't fiction? And what if Jack the Ripper ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, museum, jack the ripper, serial killer, fish out of water, culture clash, romance, adventure, danger, changing the past or future, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, victorian ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.1
 26K
Quantum Leap (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished... He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown ...
Style: exciting, witty, stylized, captivating, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, time machine, adventure, impersonating, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, sent to the past, partners, hologram, hopes, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Time Machine (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, save the world, heroes, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, danger, hopes, mutant, disorder, chaos ...
Time: future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 60K
Timeline (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, knight, time machine, archaeology, changing the past or future, danger, fish out of water, medieval, adventure, teleportation, father son relationship, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, 20th century, 14th century ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
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P.U.N.K.S. (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: misfit, super strength, escapades, mad scientist, adventure, prodigy, teenager, family, disorder, imaginary, school, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
24%