Movies like Back to the Future Part II

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Back to the Future Part II (1989)
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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, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, alternate reality, inventor, sent to the past, bully, scientist, mad scientist, lightning, adventure, inventions and discoveries, disorder, time traveler, teenager, sent to the future, fish out of water, time loop, diner, misfit partners, travel, happy ending, getting home, teenage life, greed ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 80s, year 1985, 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, clever and exciting films with plots about adventure, time travel, imaginary, time machine, chase, disorder and mentor mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Back to the Future Part II: The Time Machine (2002), Project Almanac (2015), Quantum Leap (1989), Hot Tub Time Machine (2010), Men in Black 3 (2012). 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, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, time machine, adventure, destiny, scientist, time paradox, teenager, escapades, inventor, alternate reality ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, year 1955 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: humorous, not serious, sentimental, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, changing the past or future, time machine, adventure, sent to the past, old west, alternate reality, time loop, inventor, small town, fish out of water ...
Time: 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s, 20th century ...
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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, obsessive quest, utopia, changing the past or future, dystopic future, steampunk, adventure, escapades, haunted by the past, loneliness, society ...
Time: future, near future, distant future, 19th century, 2030s ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 machine, time paradox, teleportation, changing the past or future, time loop, time, teenager, teenage life, inventions and discoveries, high school, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, year 2014, 2000s ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, witty, not serious, buddy movie, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, heavy metal, high school, sent to the past, classmate classmate relationship, adventure, sent to the future, heavy metal culture, best friend, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1870s, 1860s ...
Place: california, vienna, usa, new mexico, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 30K
Quantum Leap (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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: captivating, exciting, witty, stylized, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, time machine, adventure, impersonating, fish out of water, getting home, sent to the past, experiment gone awry, partners, hopes, body swapping ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, not serious, tricky, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, alternate reality, time machine, sent to the future, existence paradox, friendship, disorder, parallel universe, loser, time loop, underdog, adventure ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, friends, destiny, midlife crisis, bully, changing the future, back in time, sent to the past ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa, chernobyl, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, buddy comedy, exciting, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, secret agents, time machine, alien, changing the past or future, hi-tech, ufo, space and aliens, benign alien, time traveler, alternate timeline, sent to the past ...
Time: 60s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, florida, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, semi serious, psychotronic, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, technology gone awry, school, changing the past or future, adventure, high school, disorder, ultimatum, chaos, silly humor, youth ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 554K
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, government agency, secret agents, ufo, space and aliens, partners, undercover, creature, alien encounter, save the world, escapades, secret service ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, north america, plymouth, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 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, escapades, comedy of errors, race against time, impostor, inventor, changing the past or future, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: ussr, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Time Traveller: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (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: semi serious, humorous, twists and turns, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, fall in love, youth, 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%
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, witty, not serious, buddy movie, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, time machine, afterlife, heavy metal, heavy metal culture, sent to the past, death, grim reaper, robot, seance, farce, heaven ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: inventions and discoveries, family relations, fish out of water, baby, inventor, giant, family, experiment gone awry, parents and children, escapades, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: 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, entertaining, feel good, light, buddy movie ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, father daughter relationship, time machine, nostalgia, time traveler, friendship, sent to the past, predicting the future, schoolboy, teenager, humour, music ...
Time: year 1967, 2020s
Place: london, vienna, new orleans, sahara, china
⇓ 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, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, inventor, misfit, nothing goes right, mischievous children, rescue, odd couple, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, year 1997
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, time machine, changing the past or future, virtual reality, sent to the future, friendship, buddies, silly humor, disorder, friends, hallucinogenic drug, sent to the past ...
Time: 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, semi serious, exciting, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, disorder, couple relations, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 159K
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, absurd, humorous, not serious, futuristic ...
Plot: stupidity, future dystopia, evolution, satire, distopia, dimwit, sent to the future, society, social decay, usa president, army, life turned upside down ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ...
Style: exciting, humorous, touching, sweet, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, time travel, time machine, talking animals, disney, adventure, orphan, inventor, eccentric family, sent to the past, scientist, adoption ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2030s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, time machine, time travel, fish out of water, satire, disorder, sent to the past, silly humor, misfit, heroes, changing the past or future, misfit partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, 22nd century, year 1976 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 5K
Excursion (2018)
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: not serious, absurd, light, humorous
Plot: time travel, time paradox, changing the past or future, bully, communism, culture clash, adventure, sent to the future, existence paradox, travel, confrontation, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Style: humorous, entertaining, witty, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking dog, time travel, family, adventure, young heroes, time machine, prodigy, sent to the past, adoption, dog, time paradox, inventor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014, 18th century, 16th century ...
Place: egypt, usa, new york state, asia, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, experiment gone awry, shrinking, family relations, fish out of water, home alone, survival, surrealism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, atmospheric, serious, psychotronic, tense ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, museum, jack the ripper, serial killer, time loop, culture clash, fish out of water, romance, adventure, disorder, existence paradox ...
Time: victorian era, 70s, 19th century, 20th century, year 1997 ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: spacecraft, space travel, time travel, save the world, teleportation, culture clash, outer space, space opera, evil alien, fish out of water, rescue, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1986, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, chaos, mutant, disorder, life is a bitch, save the world, supernatural, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future, 20th century, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, experiment gone awry, adventure, evolution, escapades, heroic mission, changing the past or future, future dystopia, technology, survival ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 14K
Clockstoppers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Until now, Zak Gibbs' greatest challenge has been to find a way to buy a car. But when he discovers an odd wristwatch amidst his father's various inventions and slips it on -- something very strange happens. The world around him seems to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, stopped time, adventure, escapades, master villain, rivalry, save the world, disorder, teenage life, eccentric family, experiment gone awry, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%