Top 10 awesome movies like The Misadventures of Merlin Jones that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Misadventures of Merlin Jones and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Robert Stevenson, Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello . Here goes the list -

  1. The Monkey's Uncle
  2. Son of Flubber
  3. The Absent Minded Professor
  4. The Strongest Man in the World
  5. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
  6. The Million Dollar Duck
  7. C.H.O.M.P.S.
  8. The Reluctant Astronaut
  9. Short Circuit
  10. Moon Pilot
  1. The Monkey's Uncle

    The Monkey's Uncle

    Midvale College is in fear of losing its college football team. The players have grades lower than the norm. Judge Holmesby, the team's biggest fan, is at a loss for what to do. Enter Merlin Jones, a bright college student, and his nephew Stanley, an intelligent chimpanzee. The judge wants Merlin to create an "honest way to cheat". Merlin uses "sleep learning" to help the players pass their exams. This saves the college football program from being banished, but not for long...the college is tempted to receive a $1 million dollar check from a Mr. Astorbilt. The catch is though the college must get rid of football. Judge Holmesby finds Darius Green III, who will pay $10 million dollars to the college if they can get a man to fly under his own power. The task is in Merlin's hands again. Can Merlin win the day and save the football team?

    This movie, created by Robert Stevenson, Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sci-Fi | Comedy | Family

    You can watch this on Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies, Microsoft Store, Youtube and Directv.

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  2. Son of Flubber

    Son of Flubber

    When Professor Brainard experiments further on Flubber derivatives, he gets in trouble and only his students can help.

    This movie, created by Robert Stevenson, Fred MacMurray and Nancy Olson, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Directv, Youtube, Microsoft Store and Amazon Video.

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  3. The Absent Minded Professor

    The Absent Minded Professor

    A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.

    This movie, created by Robert Stevenson, Fred MacMurray and Nancy Olson, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Disney Plus.

  4. The Strongest Man in the World

    The Strongest Man in the World

    Dexter Riley and his friends accidently discover a new chemical mixed with a cereal seems to give anyone temporary superhuman strength

    This movie, created by Vincent McEveety, Kurt Russell and Joe Flynn, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Disney Plus.

  5. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

    At Medville College, an accident with a donated computer gives Dexter Riley the ability to remember any knowledge learned instantly and perfectly.

    This movie, created by Robert Butler, Kurt Russell and Cesar Romero, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Disney Plus.

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  6. The Million Dollar Duck

    The Million Dollar Duck

    Professor Dooley takes home a duck from his research laboratory as a toy for his son, but soon finds out that it lays golden eggs.

    This movie, created by Vincent McEveety, Dean Jones and Sandy Duncan, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Disney Plus.

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  7. C.H.O.M.P.S.

    C.H.O.M.P.S.

    A young man invents a robot dog that has super strength, x-ray vision and can detect crimes being committed. A greedy businessman tries to steal the invention from him.

    This movie, created by Don Chaffey, Wesley Eure and Valerie Bertinelli, scores 4.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Family | Sci-Fi | Comedy

    You can watch this on Directv, Fubotv, Hoopla, Amazon Prime Video and Tubi Tv.

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  8. The Reluctant Astronaut

    The Reluctant Astronaut

    Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After learning that his father has signed him up for the space program, Roy reluctantly heads ...

    This movie, created by Edward Montagne, Don Knotts and Leslie Nielsen, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

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  9. Short Circuit

    Short Circuit

    Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.

    This movie, created by John Badham, Ally Sheedy and Steve Guttenberg, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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  10. Moon Pilot

    Moon Pilot

    Away on a short leave before an upcoming moon launch, a NASA astronaut disappears and is feared kidnapped when the security services learn about his friendship with a suspected foreign female spy.

    This movie, created by James Neilson, Tom Tryon and Brian Keith, scores 5.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sci-Fi | Comedy | Family

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Youtube and Directv.

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