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Biggles: Adventures in Time (1986)
 5.6
 3K
Biggles: Adventures in Time (1986)
Original name: Biggles
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Unassuming catering salesmen Jim Ferguson falls through a time hole to 1917 where he saves the life of dashing Royal Flying Corps pilot James "Biggles" Bigglesworth after his photo recon mission is shot down. Before he can work out what has happened, Jim is zapped back to the 1980s......
Style: humorous, semi serious, cult film
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, world war one, superhero, time loop, twin brother, adventure, heroes, family, misfit, rescue, escapades, good versus evil, military life, disorder, fish out of water, daring rescue, heroic mission, sniper, swat team, air disaster, aviation, wedding, police, steampunk, businessman ...
Time: 80s, 1910s
Place: new york, usa, london, belgium, tower bridge london

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Most similar movies to Biggles: Adventures in Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and entertaining films with plots about adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, imaginary, family and good versus evil mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like Biggles: Adventures in Time: Back to the Future (1985), Crusade in Jeans (2006), Voyagers! (1982), A Wrinkle in Time (2003), Mom and Dad Save the World (1992). 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, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, teenager, time machine, destiny, scientist, time paradox, inventor, alternate reality, sent to the past ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, year 1955, year 1985 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crusade in Jeans (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dolf a 15 year old boy is sent back in time by a timemachine. Accidentally he is sent back to the Middle Ages. He is rescued by children who are part of a childrens' crusade, on their way to rescue Jeruzalem. During the trip Dolf finds out the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, youth, adventure, young heroes, heroes, heroic mission, race against time, escapades, rescue, rivalry, crusade, crusader ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 8.0
 2K
Voyagers! (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Voyagers! is an American science fiction time travel-based television series that aired on NBC during the 1982–1983 season. The series stars Jon-Erik Hexum and Meeno Peluce.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, super powers, youth, heroic mission, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades, adventurer, changing the past or future, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 251 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, guardian angel, good versus evil, youth, space travel, space and aliens, supernatural, daring rescue, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emperor Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make Marge his before blowing up the Earth. The Emperor and other inhabitants of his planet are somewhat less than bright, and Dick begins ...
Style: humorous, sexy, clever, parody, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: evil alien, adventure, kidnapping, outer space, alien, stupidity, first contact, fight scenes, fantasy world, surrealism, science, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, disney, king arthur, nasa, fish out of water, jousting, camelot, astronaut, robot, goose, 6th century, time machine ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, cornwall, usa, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, entertaining, intense, feel good, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: adventure, youth, shrinking, childhood, disney, parents and children, genetically altered, family, inventor, experiment gone awry, family relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, surreal, light, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, chase, superhero, time travel, rescue, alien invasion, adventure, mad scientist, interdimensional travel, scientist, experiment gone awry, space wars ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938, future
Place: new jersey, usa, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 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, thought provoking, allegory, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: alien, teenager, space travel, adventure, coming of age, alien space craft, childhood, bullying, friendship, family, youth, laboratory ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: maryland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, monster, family, save the world, computer game, plumber, transformation, brothers, fantasy world, good versus evil, rescue ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.
Style: unusual plot structure, sweet, ridiculous, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, family, adventure, technology, disney, adaptation, weapons, violent, women, murder, violence ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sequal to "Escape From Witch Mountain," Tia and Tony leave their safe refuge on witch mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha and brainwashed into helping Gannon ...
Style: sexy, humorous, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, child in peril, alien, kidnapping, supernatural, mad scientist, gang, adventure, family, greed, boy, child abuse ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: "Ben 10: Race Against Time" has Ben back in his hometown of Bellwood. Even though he's back in school and leaving his hero adventures behind him, it seems that Ben will be facing his greatest challenge yet.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, race against time, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, master villain, androids and robots, rescue, rivalry, superhuman powers, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 15K
SpaceCamp (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. ...
Style: intense, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space program, space travel, trapped in space, adventure, space shuttle, survival, teenager, outer space, space opera, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, future, 60s
Place: alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Fantastic Four (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Fantastic Four is an unreleased low-budget feature film completed in 1994. Created to secure copyright to the property, the producers never intended it for release although the director, actors, and other participants were not informed of this ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, offbeat
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, flying, experiment gone awry, blind girl, pyrokinesis, transformation, superheroine, mutation, astronaut, superhuman speed, superhero team, exploitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mark Singer returns as Dar, the warrior who can talk to the beasts. Dar is forced to travel to earth to stop his evil brother from stealing an atomic bomb, and turning their native land from a desert into... well... a desert! Written by Jim Palin
Style: psychotronic, semi serious, humorous, exciting, slasher ...
Plot: time travel, sword and sorcery, beast, sword, medieval, gunfight, warrior, barbarian, woman with a gun, monster, ancient, time portal ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Five Children and It (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, wish fulfillment, adventure, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, supernatural, rivalry, misfit ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Secret Kingdom (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three kids discover a tiny kingdom beneath their kitchen sink and are drawn inside, becoming involved with the miniature world's civil war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, youth, magical creature, shrinking, teleportation, family relations, revolution, young heroes, heroes, family, rebellion, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, shrinking, misfit, nothing goes right, mischievous children, rescue, odd couple, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: year 1997, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, feel good, light, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, teenager, school, high school, coming of age, adventure, changing the past or future, technology gone awry, science, mutant, fantasy world ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, world war two, military, changing the past or future, adventure, airplane, heroic mission, war, aircraft carrier, survival, race against time, aviation ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, future, 20th century ...
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii, japan, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, legends and myths, adventure, escapades, friendship, rivalry, knight, disorder, family, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, usa, connecticut, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, exciting, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, knight, archaeology, time machine, medieval, changing the past or future, adventure, teleportation, alternate universe, natural disaster, fish out of water, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future, middle ages, 14th century, 20th century ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Ewok Adventure (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, star wars, space and aliens, magic, battles, friendship, bravery, spacecraft, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, family ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 361
Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: forest, friendship, rescue, adventure, friends, school, captivity, youth, bigfoot, sasquatch, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: child spy, video game, adventure, spy, mad scientist, secret agents, virtual reality, child hero, rescue, family, mission, technology ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 10K
Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, doctor who, heroic mission, rescue, escapades, save the world, good versus evil, obsessive quest, regeneration, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, future, contemporary, year 1999, year 2000 ...
Place: usa, san francisco, north america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 3K
Star Kid (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when the meteor falls into local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - the wise and strong robot from another galaxy. Spencer puts Cybersuit on and becomes a different kind of guy
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, space and aliens, androids and robots, adventure, family, fantasy world, robot, brutality, escapades, children, good versus evil, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
100 Million BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scientist from the failed Philadelphia Experiment leads a team of Navy SEALs back in time to the Cretaceous Period to rescue the first team he sent back during the 1940s. Things go wildly awry though, when on his return he accidentally brings a ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, tense, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, experiment gone awry, adventure, heroes, chaos and mayhem, fish out of water, rescue, rescue mission, expedition, technology gone awry ...
Time: prehistory, contemporary, 21st century, 1940s, year 1949 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 375
Arthur's Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To escape the clutches of the evil warrior and sorceress Morgana, Merlin transports young King Arthur into modern day America. When Merlin comes back ten years later to retrieve him, he finds a hip 15 year-old Arthur who does not believe Merlin, nor ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, arthurian legend, adventure, folk hero, supernatural, legends and myths, hidden identity, love and romance, family, dishonesty, teenage life, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%