The Highest Grossing Science Fiction Comedies Of The 80's And 90's

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1.
Men in Black (1997)
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A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. (98 mins.)
 
2.
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
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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. (93 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
 
3.
The Nutty Professor (1996)
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Grossly overweight professor Sherman Klump, desperate to lose weight, takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
 
4.
Twins (1988)
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A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is a short small-time crook. (107 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
 
5.
Flubber (1997)
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An absent-minded professor discovers "flubber," a rubber-like super-bouncy substance. (93 mins.)
Director: Les Mayfield
 
6.
Galaxy Quest (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. (102 mins.)
Director: Dean Parisot
 
7.
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
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The Szalinski family is back, this time hilarious disaster strikes when an experiment causes their new toddler son to grow many stories tall. (89 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
8.
Bicentennial Man (1999)
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An android endeavors to become human as he gradually acquires emotions. (132 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
9.
Short Circuit (1986)
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Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes. (98 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
10.
Spaceballs (1987)
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Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them. (96 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
 
11.
Mars Attacks! (1996)
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Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor. (106 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
12.
My Favorite Martian (1999)
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A martian lands on Earth and makes friends with a reporter. (94 mins.)
Director: Donald Petrie
 
13.
Junior (1994)
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As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body. (109 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
 
14.
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track - again? (85 mins.)
Director: Ken Finkleman
 
15.
Innerspace (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A hapless store clerk must foil criminals to save the life of the man who, miniaturized in a secret experiment, was accidentally injected into him. (120 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
16.
Weird Science (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that. (94 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
17.
Short Circuit 2 (1988)
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Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes. (110 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Johnson
 
18.
Coneheads (1993)
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Aliens with conical crania crash land on Earth. (88 mins.)
Director: Steve Barron
 
19.
Multiplicity (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated. (117 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
 
20.
Zapped! (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A high school science nerd gains telekinetic powers after a laboratory accident and uses them for revenge upon bullies. (98 mins.)
 
21.
Howard the Duck (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien invader. (110 mins.)
Director: Willard Huyck
 
22.
RocketMan (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Fred Z. Randall is a geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream... (95 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gillard
 
23.
Spaced Invaders (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Dimwitted Martians drop into a little Illinois town on the day that the local radio station happens to rebroadcast Orson Welles 1938 "War Of The Worlds". (100 mins.)
 
24.
Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
After a freak accident, a yuppie turns invisible and runs from a treacherous CIA official, while trying to cope with his new life. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
25.
The Ice Pirates (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess... (91 mins.)
Director: Stewart Raffill
 
26.
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
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An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady... (105 mins.)
 
27.
The Man with Two Brains (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Steve Martin comedy about brain transplantation. (93 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
 
28.
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension. (103 mins.)
Director: W.D. Richter
 
29.
Creator (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An eccentric scientist teaches a student in his own manner while he looks for a way to clone his deceased wife. (107 mins.)
Director: Ivan Passer
 
30.
My Science Project (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A high school student and his friend find a strange, orb-like piece of equipment to use as a science project, but must stop it when it begins to threaten mankind. (94 mins.)
 
31.
Tank Girl (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply. (104 mins.)
Director: Rachel Talalay
 
32.
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool. (100 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
 
33.
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem. (108 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
34.
Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Emperor Tod Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping... (88 mins.)
Director: Greg Beeman
 
35.
Making Mr. Right (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A reclusive scientist builds a robot that looks exactly like him to go on a long-term space mission... (98 mins.)
Director: Susan Seidelman
 
36.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Mike Nelson and his robot companions watch and give their comments about This Island Earth. (73 mins.)
Director: Jim Mallon
 
37.
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A spoof 1950s sci-fi movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late-night television. (85 mins.)
 
38.
Morons from Outer Space (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
The story begins when three aliens get a bit hacked off at their 'friend' Bernard, who keeps making a prat of himself playing space ball... (90 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
 
39.
Martians Go Home (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
Song writer Mark Devereaux accidentally calls millions of green Martians to invade Earth. No they aren't dangerous... (89 mins.)
Director: David Odell
 
40.
The Pickle (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Harry Stone (Danny Aiello), a formerly top notch director, has had three disastrous movies in a row... (103 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
41.
Doin' Time on Planet Earth (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Through a series of extraordinary circumstances, an eccentric teenager believes he may be the alien prince of a distant planet, ready to lead his brethren home. (85 mins.)
Director: Charles Matthau
 
42.
Freaked (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A vain actor, his best friend, and an activist end up at a mutant freak farm run by a weirdo scientist. (86 mins.)