Best Alien Movies

Alien: Containment Alien: Containment
Alien: Containment
IMDb: 6.2

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: Harvest Alien: Harvest
Alien: Harvest
IMDb: 6.4

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: Covenant Alien: Covenant
Alien: Covenant
IMDb: 6.4

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…

Alien: Covenant – Prologue: The Crossing Alien: Covenant – Prologue: The Crossing
Alien: Covenant – Prologue: The Crossing
IMDb: 7.1

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

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
IMDb: 7.7

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

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

Oblivion Oblivion
IMDb: 7.0

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…

Dark Skies Dark Skies
Dark Skies
IMDb: 6.3

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…

Prometheus Prometheus
IMDb: 7.0

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…

Men In Black 3 Men In Black 3
Men In Black 3
IMDb: 6.8

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…

John Carter John Carter
John Carter
IMDb: 6.6

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…

The Thing The Thing
The Thing
IMDb: 6.2

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…

Super 8 Super 8
Super 8
IMDb: 7.0

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
IMDb: 7.8
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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
IMDb: 6.7

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…

District 9 District 9
District 9
IMDb: 7.9

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
IMDb: 6.2

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…

The Andromeda Strain The Andromeda Strain
The Andromeda Strain
IMDb: 6.2

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

The Invasion The Invasion
The Invasion
IMDb: 5.9

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…

Slither Slither
IMDb: 6.5

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

Serenity Serenity
IMDb: 7.8

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…

War Of The Worlds War Of The Worlds
War Of The Worlds
IMDb: 6.5

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,…

Alien vs Predator Alien vs Predator
Alien vs Predator
IMDb: 5.6

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…

Signs Signs
IMDb: 6.7

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

Men In Black II Men In Black II
Men In Black II
IMDb: 6.2

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…

Pitch Black Pitch Black
Pitch Black
IMDb: 7.1

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…

Galaxy Quest Galaxy Quest
Galaxy Quest
IMDb: 7.3

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…

The Faculty The Faculty
The Faculty
IMDb: 6.5

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!…

Alien: Resurrection Alien: Resurrection
Alien: Resurrection
IMDb: 6.2

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…

Starship Troopers Starship Troopers
Starship Troopers
IMDb: 7.2

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…

Event Horizon Event Horizon
Event Horizon
IMDb: 6.7

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,…

Contact Contact
IMDb: 7.5

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…

Men In Black Men In Black
Men In Black
IMDb: 7.3

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…

Mars Attacks Mars Attacks
Mars Attacks
IMDb: 6.4

’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…

Independence Day Independence Day
Independence Day
IMDb: 7.0

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…

Screamers Screamers
IMDb: 6.4

(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

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…

Alien 3 Alien 3
Alien 3
IMDb: 6.5

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…

Predator 2 Predator 2
Predator 2
IMDb: 6.3

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…

The Blob The Blob
The Blob
IMDb: 6.6

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…

Predator Predator
IMDb: 7.8

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…

Flight of the Navigator Flight of the Navigator
Flight of the Navigator
IMDb: 6.9

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…

Aliens Aliens
IMDb: 8.3

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

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…

Lifeforce Lifeforce
IMDb: 6.2

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…

Starman Starman
IMDb: 7.0

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.

The Thing The Thing
The Thing
IMDb: 8.1

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

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

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

Alien Alien
IMDb: 8.4

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

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, Drama
The Man Who Fell To Earth The Man Who Fell To Earth
The Man Who Fell To Earth
IMDb: 6.7

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…

Genre: Best Alien, Drama
The Andromeda Strain The Andromeda Strain
The Andromeda Strain
IMDb: 7.2

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…

Invasion of the Body Snatchers Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
IMDb: 7.7

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

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…