Movies like Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
 6.9
 130K
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 with a history report.
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, buddy movie, parody, light, clever, feel good, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, date night
Plot: time travel, time machine, teenager, changing the past or future, time, rock and roll, high school, sent to the past, adventure, heavy metal, classmate classmate relationship, school, teacher, friendship, travel, slacker, alternate reality, youth, disorder, hopes, philosopher, chase, friendship between men, mentor, shopping mall ...
Time: 80s, future, middle ages, 20th century, 1870s, 1860s, 15th century ...
Place: ancient greece, california, usa, vienna, washington d.c., athens greece, new mexico

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Most similar movies to Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, cult film and funny films with plots about mentor, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, disorder, chase and runaway mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure: Back to the Future (1985), Back to the Future Part II (1989), Weird Science (1985), Minutemen (2008), Idiocracy (2006). 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 ⇓
83%
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, entertaining, humorous, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, sent to the past, alternate reality, inventor, time loop, teenager, time traveler, adventure, alternate timeline, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future, year 2015, 50s, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 88K
Weird Science (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenager, dream girl, nerd, high school, computer cracker, friendship, geek, wish come true, morphing, adventure, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 6K
Minutemen (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When three high-school friends invent a time-machine, they decide to use it to go back in time and prevent other youngsters from making humiliating mistakes.
Style: semi serious, humorous, scenic
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, high school, teenager, save the world, friendship, adventurer, disney, adventure, partners, escapades, existence paradox ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: funny, humorous, buddy movie, satirical, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: time travel, time machine, afterlife, death, time, sent to the past, heavy metal, teenager, god, grim reaper, musician, robot ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 162K
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, futuristic, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: stupidity, distopia, future dystopia, evolution, satire, dimwit, social decay, time travel, society, hibernation, brainwashing, adventure ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: funny, feel good, humorous, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, party, time machine, changing the past or future, friendship, ski resort, destiny, changing the future, alternate reality, friends, casual sex, back in time ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, year 1986, future, contemporary ...
Place: california, usa, chernobyl
⇓ 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, surreal ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, father daughter relationship, teenager, time machine, nostalgia, time traveler, friendship, sent to the past, predicting the future, schoolboy, humour, musician ...
Time: 2030s, year 1967, 2020s
Place: london, vienna, new orleans, sahara, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 34K
Real Genius (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris is the top brain who just wants to party, Mitch is the 15-year-old college wiz kid. Supposedly hard at work on a lab project with a mysterious deadline, they still find time to use their genius to discover new ways to have fun.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sex comedy, sweet ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: computer cracker, nerd, college, high school, teenager, genius, boy genius, prodigy, computer, weapons, mentor, military ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 303K
School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: feel good, funny, sexy, humorous, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: teacher, music, school, rock band, rock music, music band, musician, teachers and students, rock and roll, battle of the bands, student, rock concert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
23%
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, twists and turns, absurd, buddy movie, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, hallucinogenic drug, adventure, virtual reality, sent to the future, disorder, friends, friendship, buddies, silly humor ...
Time: future, 20th century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, light, not serious, sentimental, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, sent to the past, old west, time loop, alternate reality, parallel universe, science, small town ...
Time: year 1955, 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
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 ⇓
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: surreal, not serious, witty, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, satire, disco, time loop, time warp, time machine, fish out of water, silly humor, misfit, heroes, changing the past or future, misfit partners ...
Time: year 1976, 20th century, 70s, future, 22nd century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
21%
 6.4
 15K
House Party (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at ...
Style: funny, humorous, intense, buddy movie, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, teenager, high school, police, party, gangsters, gang, school, hip hop culture, competition, dancing, love ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 360K
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: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, humorous, tricky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, alien, secret agents, changing the past or future, time machine, ufo, space and aliens, alien invasion, time traveler, hi-tech, sent to the past, alternate timeline ...
Time: 60s, future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, new york, florida, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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 ⇓
20%
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 ⇓
50%
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: parody, humorous, futuristic, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, time travel, space travel, outer space, treasure hunt, apocalypse, castration, ice, alien, post apocalypse, adventure, destiny ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, clever, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, teenager, high school, coming of age, friendship, cheerleading, vengeance, teenage girl, competition, punk, rebellion, bullying ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, funny, light, clever, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: giant, disney, family, inventions and discoveries, fish out of water, baby, family relations, childhood, toys, inventor, runaway, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 5.7
 19K
Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, absurd, feel good, exciting, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, medieval, adventure, culture clash, altering history, alternate timeline, runaway, dumb, destiny, police investigation, creativity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, future, 12th century, 2000s ...
Place: france, usa, chicago illinois, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, psychotronic, visually appealing, sinister, psychedelic ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, serial killer, jack the ripper, time, culture clash, romance, adventure, steampunk, time traveler, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, victorian era, future, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.9
 41K
Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, medieval, fish out of water, knight, adventure, time traveler, castle, impostor, african american, back in time, arthurian legend, creativity ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: england, connecticut, usa, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Howard the Duck (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A scientific experiment unknowingly brings extraterrestrial life forms to the Earth through a laser beam. First is the cigar smoking drake Howard from the duck's planet. A few kids try to keep him from the greedy scientists and help him back to ...
Style: ridiculous, humorous, not serious, slasher, erotic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: alien, duck, nubile woman, superhero, monster, anthropomorphism, fish out of water, evil alien, sexually liberated, anthropomorphic animal, alien invasion, outer space ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: cleveland ohio, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.0
 115K
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, youth, high school life, first love, self discovery, teen romance, birthday, nerd ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: illinois, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.8
 9K
Time Freak (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Stillman, a heartbroken physics student builds a time machine when his girlfriend Debbie breaks up with him. Going back in time, Stillman attempts to fix every mistake he made to save their relationship, while dragging his best friend, Evan, along ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, feel good, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, teenage girl, love, time loop, youth, teenage boy, coming of age, friendship, best friends, hopes, breakup, time machine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Better Off Dead... (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: skiing, teenager, high school, suicide attempt, coming of age, nerd, machismo, romance, teenage love, christmas, slutty attitude, young lovers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%