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, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, cult film and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with invasion, distopia, weapons, danger, catastrophe, dialogue, explosion, battles, alien and chase plots mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres shot in USA, Australia, UK and other countries.
invasion movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as invasion: Battle Los Angeles (2011), Bushwick (2017), Independence Day (1996), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), War of the Worlds (2005), Red Dawn (1984), The Great Wall (2016), Red Dawn (2012), Invasion Roswell (2013), The 5th Wave (2016).

List of invasion movies

Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, futuristic, intense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, survival, battlefield, evil alien, invasion, extraterrestrial, military, chaos and mayhem, alien encounter, save the world, battles, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, america, mojave desert ...
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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, tense, captivating, suspense, futuristic
Plot: invasion, mercenary, community, subway, veteran, intruder, running for your life, woman with a gun, grandmother, student, disaster, distopia ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, texas
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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: suspense, exciting, tense, futuristic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, space and aliens, end of the world, ufo, alien, evil alien, alien encounter, save the world, extraterrestrial, first contact, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, sydney australia, utah ...
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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: futuristic, mind bending, suspenseful, exciting, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien invasion, alien, soldier, invasion, repeated event, changing the past or future, military, evil alien, time paradox, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, united kingdom, europe, big ben london ...
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, apocalypse, alien invasion, end of the world, survival, space and aliens, disaster, invasion, evil alien, destruction, first contact, fate of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, chicago illinois, paris france ...
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Red Dawn (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
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: intense, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: invasion, survival, cold war, politics, adventure, visceral, save the day, against the odds, heroic mission, father son relationship, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century, near future, future
Place: colorado, latin america, russia, ussr, usa
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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, dark fantasy, colourful, epic, absurd ...
Plot: monster, great wall of china, courage, archer, warrior, creature, mythology, invasion, siege, rescue, trust, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, future, 11th century
Place: china, latin america, egypt, ancient china
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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, intense, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: invasion, resistance, fight, military, survival, gunfight, patriotism, occupation, battles, heroic mission, save the day, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, north korea, russia, latin america, washington d.c. ...
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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, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: invasion, military, alien encounter, battles, spacecraft, heroic mission, patriotism, attack, save the world, teamwork, machismo, destruction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, albuquerque new mexico
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The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, absurd, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, alien, post apocalypse, apocalypse, end of the world, survival, adventure, invasion, virus, distopia, obsessive quest, youth ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa, tower bridge london, bangkok thailand, new york ...
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Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 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, realistic, serious, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: military, invasion, adventure, wartime life, teenager, survival, heroes, young heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
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Battle for Terra (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, futuristic, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: benign alien, invasion, idealism, mysterious planet, air battle, save the planet, adventure, survival, space battle, space travel, culture clash, alien ...
Time: future
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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, 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: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, invasion, heroes, superhero, evil alien, alien invasion, military, video game, escapades, soldier, battles, behind enemy lines ...
Time: future
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Warcraft (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: dark fantasy, exciting, psychotronic, captivating, visually appealing ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, wizards, monster, magic, good versus evil, sorcerer, fantasy world, invasion, magician, video game, warrior, creature ...
Time: future
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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: humorous, absurd, satirical, unusual plot structure, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nazi, steampunk, ufo, nazism, invasion, flying saucer, space travel, moon, alternate reality, german, astronaut, world war two ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., germany, usa, new york
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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, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien invasion, alien, alien encounter, invasion, space and aliens, ufo, adventure, alien contact, evil alien, survival, alien civilization, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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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: epic, exciting, sad, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: superhero, alien, invasion, super powers, team, supernatural power, super strength, power, final battle, universe, battlefield, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: usa, africa, new york, manhattan new york city, scotland
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: sad, epic, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, time travel, heroes, alternate timeline, invasion, superhero team, alien, final battle, epic battle, raccoon, humanity in peril, revenge ...
Time: future, year 2014, year 2012, year 1970, 70s ...
Place: new jersey, japan, norway, missouri, manhattan new york city ...
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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, captivating, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, ufo, evil alien, fate of humanity, alien encounter, post apocalypse, fbi, conspiracy, uncover truth, invasion, world domination ...
Place: usa
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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: suspense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, intense ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, save the world, psychiatrist, epidemic, virus, invasion, female protagonist, survival, infected, transformation, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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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: surreal, absurd, psychedelic, not serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, invasion, twists and turns, alternate reality, alternate universe, buddies, save the world, dog, parallel universe, drugs, fictional reality, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, u.s. navy, military, battleship, evil alien, navy, warship, alien encounter, ship, space and aliens, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, london, tokyo, new york, pacific ocean ...
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They Live (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, political, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, distopia, alien, alien invasion, invasion, mind control, teleportation, anti conformity, evil alien, brainwashing, uncover truth, monster ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
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Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
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: futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized, apocalyptic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, robot, androids and robots, creature, chaos and mayhem, destruction, battles, survival, save the world, heroic mission, giant robots ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s, 21st century, near future ...
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, hong kong, asia, sydney australia ...
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Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 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 known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, visually appealing, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, alien invasion, alien, adventure, distopia, resistance, disorder, mysterious character, future dystopia, survival, space travel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, washington d.c., pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, extraterrestrial, ufo, monster, evil alien, cowboy, alien contact, space and aliens, invasion, human versus alien, gunslinger ...
Time: future, 1870s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
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Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, alien, chosen one, distopia, space wars, training, young heroes, intelligence, prodigy, space and aliens, child prodigy, space battle ...
Time: future
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The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: epic, realistic, suspense, factual, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, war, nazi, military, invasion, soldier, d day, courage, german, allies, resistance, beach ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: normandy, poland, germany, europe, paris france ...
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Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 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 Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: alien, government agency, ufo, secret agents, space and aliens, partners, invasion, superhero, undercover, save the world, alien encounter, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, plymouth, north america ...
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Monsters (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was ...
Style: suspense, stylized, breathtaking, futuristic, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: monster, alien, alien invasion, distopia, post apocalypse, infected, alien encounter, quarantine, end of the world, jungle, apocalypse, military ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, central america, austin texas, latin america, usa
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