Formula movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant formula movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, exciting, feel good, weird, melancholic and psychotronic films and TV shows about / with formula, chase, family, transformation, danger, adaptation, brutality, catastrophe, disorder and dialogue plots mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
formula movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as formula: Vampire in Love (2015), Swamp Thing (1982), The Nutty Professor (1996), The Formula (1980), Barton Fink (1991), The Witches (2020), The Boss Baby (2017), 5 Dolls for an August Moon (1970), Lover Come Back (1961), The Formula (2014).

List of formula movies

Vampire in Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kiira seems like an ordinary young girl, who likes to talk with her friends and to dress up. Her ultimate goal is to become the world's best baker, but what differentiates her from others is that she is a vampire. She has never told anyone her ...
Style: sweet, captivating, romantic, funny, shoujo
Plot: vampire, orphan, dating, murderer, romance, first love, friend, transformation, boy girl relationship, niece, japanese girl, suspicion ...
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Swamp Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: swamp, superhero, creature, monster, laboratory, rescue, good versus evil, superhuman powers, transformation, chase, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, washington d.c., holland, europe, usa
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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Burger Beard is a pirate who is in search of the final page of a magical book that makes any evil plan he writes in it come true, which happens to be the Krabby Patty secret formula. When the entire city of Bikini Bottom is put in danger, SpongeBob, ...
Style: surreal, humorous, absurd, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, superhero, adventure, time travel, sea, family, pirate, best friends, surrealism, fish out of water, good versus evil, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pacific ocean, usa
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The Nutty Professor (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: split personality, overweight, alter ego, experiment gone awry, campus, farce, sarcasm, family, love, goofy hero, nothing goes right, humiliation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: usa
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The Formula (1980)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil--and oil companies. A major oil company finds out about it and tries to destroy the formula and ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: oil, murder, police detective, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, state affairs, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, who done it, world war two ...
Place: berlin germany, west germany, hamburg germany, west berlin west germany
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Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: surreal, psychological, neo noir, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Plot: twists and turns, hollywood, screenwriter, serial killer, murder, dark humor, neighbor, showbiz, surrealism, insanity, new job, film industry ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york, new york state
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The Witches (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In late 1967, a young orphaned boy goes to live with his loving grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a ...
Style: suspense, epic, psychotronic, dark fantasy, urban fantasy
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, orphan, villainess, grandmother grandson relationship, relationships, female villain, conspiracy, supernatural, friendship, christmas, female antagonist, boy ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1968, year 1979, year 1977 ...
Place: chicago illinois, alabama
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The Boss Baby (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim.
Style: funny, touching, feel good, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers
Plot: sibling rivalry, baby, boy, adventure, job promotion, little boy, brothers, child as adult, parenthood, family relations, ceo, imagination ...
Place: las vegas
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5 Dolls for an August Moon (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends get together in a remote Mediterranean island for a weekend of relaxation. Soon they start turning up dead one by one. The group gets together to determine the identity of the killer amongst them.
Style: slasher, erotic, macabre, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, lesbian, voyeur, exploitation, cult, killer, desert island, suicide, frozen body, island, lust ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy
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Lover Come Back (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other’s methods. After he steals a client out from under her cute little nose, ...
Style: sex comedy, funny, sexy, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: advertising, romance, workplace, screwball, satire, mistaken identity, wine, identity, corruption, mad scientist, mentor, marijuana ...
Time: future, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, tokyo, usa, canada, manhattan new york city ...
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The Formula (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Quinn and Graham, two engineering students who discover a mathematical formula to pick up women with ease.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, romance, best friends, true love, womanizer, youth, mathematics, student, theory, looking for love, girl, golf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: slasher, bloody, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, monster, chase, serial killer, mad scientist, survival, hospital, small town, home invasion, fight, buddy cop ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
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Asterix and the Big Fight (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gaullish custom requires that a would-be chief must challenge and defeat another to become the leader of two tribes. Vitalstatistix is not perturbed because of Getafix's magic potion. Getafix, however has an accident and forgets how to make it. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: village, dog, ancient history, forest, amnesia, soldier, superhero, memory loss, magical potion, potion, assault, magic ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, europe
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Asterix the Gaul (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 68 min.
Story: In the year 50 BC, Gaul is occupied by the Romans - nearly. But the small village of Asterix and his friends still resists the Roman legions with the aid of their druid's magic potion, which gives superhuman strength. Learning of this potion, a ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: potion, village, warrior, dog, superhero, roman soldier, julius caesar, magical potion, magic, roman, friendship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: ancient greece, rome italy, europe, belgium
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X+Y (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: autism, mathematics, coming of age, child prodigy, teenager, prodigy, death of father, disability, mentor, adolescence, family relations, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, 70s
Place: england, taiwan, asia, taipei
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Silent Assassins (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The evil criminal leader Kendrick has kidnapped an elderly biochemist who holds the secret to creating a biological superweapon. The only person who can possibly stop Kendrick and his gang is L. A. cop Sam Kettle and martial arts master Jun Kim ...
Plot: ninja, woman with a gun, empire, formula, scientist, agent, revenge, death, weapons, ambush, violence, martial arts ...
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Ninja's Force (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a dangerous top-secret formula is stolen, a government agent traces the thieves back to a mysterious island and a secret-society of Ninja's.
Plot: ninja, tropical island, forest, fistfight, good versus evil, terrorist, organized crime, sword, duel, beach, sexuality, bravery ...
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The London Connection (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A missing formula, a defecting Eastern European scientist kidnapped on his arrival in London, car chases, foot chases, air chases, British secret service and a couple of American tourist caught in the middle.
Plot: spy, agent, disney, jewel theft, scientist, balloon, espionage, secret plan, cia, energy, kidnapping, child spy ...
Place: london
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Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, intense, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, spider man character, heroes, courage, superhuman powers, peter parker character, transformation, secret identity, selflessness, thanksgiving, spider, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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Believers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two paramedics responding to an emergency call find themselves kidnapped by a religious sect whose great obsession is to stop the end of the world by committing suicide and killing people.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, mind game, religions or cults, psychopath, survival, supernatural, leadership, race against time, confined, rivalry, mentally unstable, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
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Carry on Spying (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Carry On favourite Barbara Windsor makes her debut in this outrageous send-up of the James Bond movies. Fearless agent Desmond Simpkins and James Bind, aided and abetted by the comely Agent Honeybutt and Agent Crump, battle against the evil powers ...
Style: parody, sex comedy, eurospy
Plot: spy, espionage, satire, secret headquarters, secret service, train, top secret, villain, undercover agent, intelligence agency, security guard, warehouse ...
Time: 60s
Place: britain, algeria, london, north africa, vienna ...
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Horror High (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster. In a fit of rage against his tormentors at the high school, Vernon Potts goes on a ...
Style: slasher, semi serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, monster, murder, creature, cult, revenge, experiment, transformation, bullying, potion, disfigurement, teacher ...
Time: 70s
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Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dexter Riley is a science student at Medfield College who inadvertently invents a liquid capable of rendering objects and people invisible. Before Dexter and his friends, Debbie and Richard Schuyler, can even enjoy their spectacular discovery, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: invisibility, disney, college, invisible man, super powers, chase, college campus, invisible, invention, robbery, high school, high school life ...
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Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, family, adventure, high school, fantasy world, fight scenes, good versus evil, save the world, invisible man, space travel, friendship ...
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The Witches (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, hotel, good versus evil, supernatural, chocolate, halloween, mouse, young heroes, transformation, children ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, norway
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The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Strongest Man in the World is a 1975 film starring Kurt Russell as Dexter Riley, a student in the fictional Medfield College. A school laboratory accident mixes one student's vitamin cereal mix with Dexter Riley's chemical experiment. ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: disney, laboratory, fraternity, experiment, super powers, rivalry, college, school, cow, overweight, arrest, strong man ...
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The Zero Theorem (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Romania, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.
Style: surreal, philosophical, thought provoking, cerebral, meditative ...
Plot: loneliness, computers and web, computer system, computer genius, computer, distopia, escape from reality, cyberpunk, hacker, virtual reality, uncover truth, society ...
Time: future
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The Nutty Professor (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: romance, farce, college, transformation, jekyll and hyde, love, chemistry, mad scientist, coming of age, potion, professor, laboratory ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
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My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, parody ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, date night
Plot: alien, fish out of water, space and aliens, benign alien, friendship, alien disguised as human, eccentricity, mentor, transformation, culture clash, misfit, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
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I, Monster (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Christopher Lee stars in this Amicus production of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde” where the names have been changed to Dr. Marlowe and Mr. Blake. Lee as Dr. Marlowe experiments with intravenous drugs that are suppose to release inner ...
Style: gothic horror, serious, suspenseful, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: mad scientist, split personality, jekyll and hyde, doctor, monster, murder, friendship, private detective, crimes, supernatural, femme fatale, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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