Best Alien Movies

Alien: Harvest

Alien: Harvest

Alien: Harvest
IMDb: 6.4
10 min

The surviving crew of a damaged deep-space harvester have minutes to reach the emergency evacuation shuttle. A motion sensor is their only navigation tool leading them to safety while a…

Alien: Containment

Alien: Containment

Alien: Containment
IMDb: 6.1
10 min

When an escape pod detaches from a compromised colony spaceship, the sole four survivors, stranded in deep space, must determine what has happened and if someone among them is infected…

Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant
IMDb: 6.4
122 min

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship ’Covenant’ discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is…

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Alien: Covenant – Prologue: The Crossing

Alien: Covenant – Prologue: The Crossing

Alien: Covenant – Prologue: The Crossing
IMDb: 7.2
3 min

Aboard a hijacked Engineer vessel, Dr. Shaw repairs David as they make their way to the home-world of the Engineers, whom Shaw believes are humanity’s creators. ’The Crossing’ is an…

Edge Of Tomorrow

Edge Of Tomorrow

Edge Of Tomorrow
IMDb: 7.9
113 min

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to…

Gravity

Gravity

Gravity
IMDb: 7.7
91 min

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine…

Europa Report

Europa Report

Europa Report
IMDb: 6.4
90 min

A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter’s fourth moon.

Genre: Best Alien
Oblivion

Oblivion

Oblivion
IMDb: 7.0
124 min

Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat…

Genre: Best Alien
Dark Skies

Dark Skies

Dark Skies
IMDb: 6.3
97 min

From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and…

Genre: Best Alien
Prometheus

Prometheus

Prometheus
IMDb: 7.0
124 min

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight…

Genre: Best Alien
Men In Black 3

Men In Black 3

Men In Black 3
IMDb: 6.8
106 min

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…

Genre: Best Alien
John Carter

John Carter

John Carter
IMDb: 6.6
132 min

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who’s inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It’s a…

Genre: Best Alien
The Thing

The Thing

The Thing
IMDb: 6.2
103 min

When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly…

Genre: Best Alien
Super 8

Super 8

Super 8
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to…

Avatar

Avatar

Avatar
IMDb: 7.8
162 min

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

Pandorum

Pandorum

Pandorum
IMDb: 6.7
108 min

Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they’ve been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they’re…

Genre: Best Alien
District 9

District 9

District 9
IMDb: 7.9
112 min

Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the ’Non-Humans’ are…

Knowing

Knowing

Knowing
IMDb: 6.2
121 min

A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son’s elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions — some that have already occurred and others…

Genre: Best Alien
The Andromeda Strain

The Andromeda Strain

The Andromeda Strain
IMDb: 6.2
N/A

A team of scientists work in a secret state-of-the-art laboratory to find out what has killed the people of a small town, learning how this deadly virus can be eliminated

Genre: Best Alien
The Invasion

The Invasion

The Invasion
IMDb: 5.9
99 min

Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They…

Genre: Best Alien
Slither

Slither

Slither
IMDb: 6.5
95 min

A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.

Genre: Best Alien
Serenity

Serenity

Serenity
IMDb: 7.8
119 min

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime…

Genre: Best Alien
War Of The Worlds

War Of The Worlds

War Of The Worlds
IMDb: 6.5
116 min

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit,…

Genre: Best Alien
Alien vs Predator

Alien vs Predator

Alien vs Predator
IMDb: 5.6
101 min

When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about…

Genre: Best Alien
Signs

Signs

Signs
IMDb: 6.7
106 min

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

Genre: Best Alien
Men In Black II

Men In Black II

Men In Black II
IMDb: 6.2
88 min

Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB’s untarnished mission statement…

Genre: Best Alien
Pitch Black

Pitch Black

Pitch Black
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn’t the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the…

Genre: Best Alien
Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest
IMDb: 7.3
102 min

The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show – now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions – are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast’s heroic on-screen dramas…

Genre: Best Alien
The Faculty

The Faculty

The Faculty
IMDb: 6.5
104 min

When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet!…

Genre: Best Alien
Alien: Resurrection

Alien: Resurrection

Alien: Resurrection
IMDb: 6.2
109 min

Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are…

Genre: Best Alien
Starship Troopers

Starship Troopers

Starship Troopers
IMDb: 7.2
129 min

Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico’s military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and…

Genre: Best Alien
Event Horizon

Event Horizon

Event Horizon
IMDb: 6.7
96 min

In 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the starship ’Event Horizon’ which disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage. With the its return,…

Genre: Best Alien
Contact

Contact

Contact
IMDb: 7.4
150 min

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who…

Genre: Best Alien
Men In Black

Men In Black

Men In Black
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on…

Genre: Best Alien
Mars Attacks

Mars Attacks

Mars Attacks
IMDb: 6.3
106 min

’We come in peace’ is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star…

Genre: Best Alien
Independence Day

Independence Day

Independence Day
IMDb: 7.0
145 min

On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped ’destroyer’ spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July…

Genre: Best Alien
Screamers

Screamers

Screamers
IMDb: 6.4
108 min

(SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078) On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as…

Body Snatchers

Body Snatchers

Body Snatchers
IMDb: 6.0
87 min

When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving…

Genre: Best Alien
Alien 3

Alien 3

Alien 3
IMDb: 6.5
114 min

After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks…

Genre: Best Alien
Predator 2

Predator 2

Predator 2
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth—and this time, it’s drawn to the gang-ruled and…

Genre: Best Alien
The Blob

The Blob

The Blob
IMDb: 6.6
95 min

Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in…

Genre: Best Alien
Predator

Predator

Predator
IMDb: 7.8
107 min

Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return…

Genre: Best Alien
Flight of the Navigator

Flight of the Navigator

Flight of the Navigator
IMDb: 6.9
90 min

This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest…

Genre: Best Alien
Aliens

Aliens

Aliens
IMDb: 8.3
137 min

When Ripley’s lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company…

Enemy Mine

Enemy Mine

Enemy Mine
IMDb: 6.9
108 min

A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to…

Genre: Best Alien
Lifeforce

Lifeforce

Lifeforce
IMDb: 6.2
116 min

A space shuttle mission investigating Halley’s Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London’s population into zombies. The only survivor of the expedition and…

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Starman

Starman

Starman
IMDb: 7.0
115 min

An alien takes the form of a young widow’s husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.

Genre: Best Alien
The Thing

The Thing

The Thing
IMDb: 8.1
109 min

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
IMDb: 7.8
115 min

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces…

Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon
IMDb: 6.5
111 min

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.

Genre: Best Alien
Alien

Alien

Alien
IMDb: 8.4
117 min

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of…

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
IMDb: 7.6
135 min

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Genre: Best Alien
The Man Who Fell To Earth

The Man Who Fell To Earth

The Man Who Fell To Earth
IMDb: 6.7
138 min

Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he…

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The Andromeda Strain

The Andromeda Strain

The Andromeda Strain
IMDb: 7.2
131 min

When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force’s Project…

Genre: Best Alien
Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
IMDb: 7.7
80 min

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still
IMDb: 7.7
92 min

An alien and a robot land on earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction. A classic science fiction film from Robert Wise with…