Movies like Back to the Future Part III

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Back to the Future Part III (1990)
 7.4
 435K
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. More problems arise when Doc falls for pretty schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and Marty tangles with Buford Tannen.
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, light, exciting, psychotronic, futuristic, clever, affectionate, bad ending ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, 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, getting home, race against time, gunfight, villain, letter, duel, criminal, locomotive, horse riding, science, train, cavalry, parallel universe ...
Time: 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s, year 1985, 20th century, year 1955 ...
Place: california

Most similar movies to Back to the Future Part III

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, clever and entertaining films with plots about adventure, time travel, chase, mentor, imaginary, dialogue and disorder mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Back to the Future Part III: Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015), Shanghai Noon (2000), Men in Black 3 (2012), My Science Project (1985), Goin' South (1978). 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 ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, clever, entertaining, light ...
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, mad scientist, scientist, lightning, adventure, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ 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 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 ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 126K
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, princess, rescue, adventure, chinese, cowboy, old west, friends, disorder, partners, save the day, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lyle Swann is a successful off-road racer who mistakenly gets sent back in time 100 years. When a band of outlaws robs Swann of his motorcycle, he's forced to outfox the gangsters and give in to the seductions of a gorgeous local lady. With ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, road movie, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, desert, motorcycle, gunfight, old west, time loop, experiment, revenge, adventure, gang, motorcycle race, sent to the past ...
Time: 19th century, future, 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 356K
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 ⇓
67%
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%
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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 ⇓
13%
 6.2
 7K
Goin' South (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: small town, gang, gangsters, love and romance, dark humor, cowboy, trust, hanging, marriage, criminal, chase, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: latin america, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
22%
 5.6
 1K
Timestalkers (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scott, a history professor, becomes involved with two time travelers from the year 2586 after making a discovery in an old photograph. One of the time travelers is determined to change the course of history, the other to stop him. Scott's ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, old west, prodigy, adventure, changing the past or future, terminator, disorder, blacksmith, auction, rattlesnake, future dystopia ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, year 1986, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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%
 4.8
 6K
Wagons East (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. They hire a grizzled alcoholic wagon master ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, satirical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, adventure, on the road, starting over, gang, americana, unlikely partners, tough heroes, escapades, satire, gunslinger, native american ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.6
 63K
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, archaeology, time machine, changing the past or future, medieval, fish out of water, adventure, teleportation, father son relationship, political unrest, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, 14th century, 20th century ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
21%
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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 ⇓
11%
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%
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 ⇓
21%
 8.2
 30K
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: 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 ⇓
50%
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ufo, benign alien, adventure, flying saucer, space and aliens, space travel, outer space, artificial intelligence, nasa, getting home, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1986 ...
Place: florida, tokyo, miami beach, texas, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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 ⇓
20%
The Final Countdown (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1980, the US Navy's most powerful warship, the USS Nimitz, is caught in a storm during routine manoeuvres in the Pacific. Enveloped by a strange green light, the ship passes through a vortex and when they emerge, their communications have ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, world war two, adventure, military, heroic mission, airplane, race against time, war, military life, battles, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, hawaii, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 2.5
 26K
Baby Geniuses (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baby, babies and infants, mischievous children, mistaken identity, mad scientist, twins, family, adventure, prank, experiment gone awry, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 10K
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, fish out of water, old west, heist, partners, crimes, friendship, culture clash, disorder, polish, buddies, clergy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.5
 908
Another Time (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Just because a journey leads you somewhere you didn't expect, doesn't mean you ended up in the wrong place.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting
Plot: time travel, time loop, scientist, love triangle, changing the past or future, relationship vs career, romantic triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rivalry, sent to the past, time jump, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.7
 4K
Lucky Luke (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: France, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fearless gunslinger, Lucky Luke, is ordered by the President to bring peace to Daisy Town.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cowboy, fighting crime, rivalry, crimes, adventure, old west, hotshot hero, escapades, law enforcement, small town, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.4
 161K
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show - now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions - are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: space battle, outer space, benign alien, actor, mistaken identity, innocence, heroes, race against time, good versus evil, space wars, spacecraft, time travel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%