Invasion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant invasion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, visually appealing and stylized films and TV shows about / with invasion, battles, danger, catastrophe, dialogue, death, weapons, violence, mentor and explosion plots mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres shot in USA, Australia, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as invasion: Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010), Independence Day (1996), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), War of the Worlds (2005), Red Dawn (1984), Iron Sky (2012), Battle Los Angeles (2011), The Host (2013), Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012), John Dies at the End (2012).

List of invasion movies

Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ellie Linton, a teen from an Australian coastal town, leads her friends on an excursion to a camp deep in the woods, dubbed "Hell." Upon their return, the youths find that their town has been overrun by an enemy army, and their friends and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: invasion, survival, adventure, heroes, danger, young heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, wartime life, rescue, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
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Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: 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 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, ufo, end of the world, evil alien, save the world, spacecraft, space and aliens, aliens, danger, pilot, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, sydney australia, big ben london, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 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 take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien, changing the past or future, alien invasion, invasion, evil alien, warrior, soldier, foreknowledge, deja vu, hi-tech ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, london, big ben london ...
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 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, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, invasion, evil alien, end of the world, space and aliens, survival, danger, first contact, destruction, chaos, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, chicago illinois, paris france ...
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 6.4
 51K
Red Dawn (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: invasion, survival, brutality, war, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, against the odds, youth, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, near future
Place: colorado, usa, latin america, russia
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 5.9
 91K
Iron Sky (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Australia, France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
Style: futuristic, humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invasion, nazism, ufo, moon, steampunk, outer space, alternate reality, flying saucer, nuclear explosion, astronaut, space travel, swastika ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., germany
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Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, save the world, survival, alien invasion, heroic mission, chaos, invasion, battlefield, alien encounter, battles, resistance, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, united states, america, mojave desert ...
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 5.9
 111K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, teenage love, evil alien, power of love, youth, love and romance, true love, invasion, apocalypse, survival, vestiges of humanity, interspecies romance ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of a UNSC military academy, a group of highborn cadets are training to be the next generation of soldiers in the UNSC’s ongoing war with insurrectionists in the outer colonial planets. Among these cadets, Thomas Lasky ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: invasion, heroes, space and aliens, evil alien, video game, academy, battles, soldier, escapades, alien invasion, basic training, power relations ...
Time: future
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John Dies at the End (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A new drug promises out-of-body experiences, but users are coming back changed forever, and an otherworldly invasion of Earth is underway.
Style: absurd, dark humor, surreal, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, invasion, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, anti heroes, anti hero, monster, drugs/alcohol, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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 6.9
 464K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, creature, monster, save the world, evil alien, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, danger, giant, survival, destruction, battles ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 2017, near future
Place: pacific ocean, tokyo, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
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 5.4
 73K
Red Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, invasion, danger, patriotism, battles, resistance, occupation, adventure, heroic mission, save the day, war, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia, latin america, tokyo ...
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 5.9
 125K
The Great Wall (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, absurd, visually appealing, colourful ...
Plot: monster, siege, dark fantasy, army, warrior, archer, female soldier, heroism, courage, good versus evil, attack, invasion ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 11th century
Place: china, ancient china, latin america, egypt
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Battle for Terra (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: mysterious planet, space battle, benign alien, invasion, idealism, air battle, adventure, space travel, survival, save the planet, culture clash, mutiny ...
Time: future
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, epic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural power, super villain, team, superhero, fight scenes, magic, supervillain, end of the world, battlefield, save the world, invasion, teenage superhero ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.6
 223K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, young heroes, space wars, child prodigy, intelligence, save the world, basic training, prodigy, space and aliens, space battle, evil alien, adventure ...
Time: future
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The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II ...
Style: rough, captivating, bleak, epic, surreal ...
Plot: war, sergeant, invasion, battles, world war two, military life, battle, soldier, infantry, commander, jungle, squad ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
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Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful, scenic, epic ...
Plot: sorcerer, fantasy world, wizards, magic, kingdom, giant creature, good versus evil, warrior, creature, adventure, demon, monster ...
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Invasion Roswell (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the American Army shot down a UFO in 1947, generations of elite commandos were secretly trained to deal with the aliens' feared return. However, the extra-terrestrials never came back and the elite force was disbanded. Sixty-six years ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: invasion, alien encounter, battles, military, soldier, spacecraft, alien, attack, patriotism, heroic mission, teamwork, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 3.5
 395
Alien Outbreak (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In a small rural community, local police officers Zoe and Patrick begin their shift as normal but soon, strange events unfold. Residents begin behaving erratically, and suicidal panic spreads amongst the township they are trying to protect. Zoe and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien invasion, alien encounter, space and aliens, invasion, alien, ufo, survival, evil alien, adventure, underground, survivor, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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 6.8
 53K
V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, ufo, alien encounter, world domination, fate of humanity, fbi, dishonesty, worldwide chaos, invasion, danger, uncover truth, heroes ...
Place: usa
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 5.2
 10K
Bushwick (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an unknown military force invades Bushwick, a Brooklyn neighborhood, young student Lucy and war veteran Stupe must rely on each other to escape and survive.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: invasion, brooklyn new york city, mercenary, street shootout, student, grandmother, intruder, veteran, community, running for your life, subway, screaming ...
Place: new york, texas
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: epic, stylized, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king, heroic, master warrior, swords and armor, heroes, invasion, sea battle, army, sword fight, adventure, ancient, transformation ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, greece, athens greece
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 5.9
 74K
The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 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 discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Plot: virus, save the world, alien, danger, psychiatrist, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, quarantine, survival ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, idealism, double agent, intrigue, espionage, betrayal, invasion, suspicion, politics, patriotism ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c., congo, berlin germany ...
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 7.0
 343K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: fairy, magical, witch, fantasy world, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, dark fantasy, wizards and magicians, disney, imaginary, princess, queen ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, france
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Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, wehrmacht, infantrymen, heroes, invasion, nazism, squad, german, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
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 5.3
 19K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Indonesia, UK, China, Singapore
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, light ...
Plot: alien, survival, evolution, alien abduction, invasion, creature, giant creature, alien monster, murder, danger, transformation, end of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: southeast asia, laos, los angeles
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Red vs. Blue: The Blood Gulch Chronicles (2003)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 6 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, ten soldiers battle for control of the least desirable piece of real estate in the known universe- a box canyon in the middle of nowhere. Red vs. Blue chronicles the misadventures of two hapless armies as they wage a war that ...
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: military, battles, soldier, leader, danger, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, fate of humanity, world domination, invasion, survival ...
Time: future
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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Japan has been invaded and conquered by the Britannian Empire. Japan is now known as Area 11 and its citizens known as Elevens. The Britannian Empire takes away Japan's autonomous power and imposes its rule through the use of Knightmares. The ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, battles, supernatural ability, imaginary, military, siblings relations, rebelliousness, young heroes, youth, vengeance, prince, mind control ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan
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