Space and aliens movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant space and aliens movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, visually appealing, stylized and serious films and TV shows about / with space and aliens, alien, danger, technology, first contact, space travel, dialogue, adventure, outer space and chase plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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space and aliens movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as space and aliens: Alien (1979), District 9 (2009), Riddick (2013), Prometheus (2012), Doctor Who (2005), Avatar (2009), The Thing (1982), Cocoon (1985), Pandorum (2009), Starship Troopers (1997).

List of space and aliens movies

 8.4
 750K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: 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 eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic, frightening ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, spacecraft, outer space, monster, deadly creature, alien encounter, alien monster, scientist, sole survivor ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 7.9
 622K
District 9 (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 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 being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: serious, biting, rough, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, human nature, alien, transformation, racism, manhunt, genetics, discrimination, life is a bitch, fictional reality, slum ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
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 6.4
 150K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, one man army, adventure, survival, tough heroes, outer space, bounty hunter, deadly creature, mysterious planet, heroes, lone wolves, alien ...
Time: future
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 7.0
 553K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 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 a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: scary, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, fantasy world, survival, space travel, alien encounter, mission, expedition, distant planet, human versus alien, hi-tech, spacecraft, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 8.6
 193K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, space and aliens, time machine, alien, good versus evil, adventure, save the day, adventurer, heroes, space travel, escapades, journey ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, 2010s
Place: london
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Style: light, funny, satirical, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, benign alien, hitchhiker, spacecraft, intergalactic, friends, sarcasm, buddies, survival, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: norway, england, london
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 7.8
 1.1M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: 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.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien, fantasy world, culture clash, benign alien, space and aliens, interracial romance, scientist, adventure, space travel, warrior, interracial relations, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 8.1
 351K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, monster, alien, paranoia, survival, space and aliens, fear, mutation, danger, isolation, trapped, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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 6.7
 55K
Cocoon (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids
Plot: elderly, space and aliens, benign alien, cocoon, retirement home, golden years, fountain of youth, alien, senior citizen, swimming pool, first contact, cancer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa
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 6.7
 140K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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 actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, survival, space and aliens, spacecraft, isolation, danger, mutant, mission, post apocalypse, fear, memory loss ...
Time: future
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Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: 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 finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, spacecraft, space and aliens, evil alien, soldier, military, space travel, heroes, future dystopia, distant planet, friendship, rescue ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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 7.9
 567K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, adventure, teleportation, heroic mission, teamwork, imaginary, time travel, alternate reality, space opera ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, 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 travel, time loop, changing the past or future, alien, warrior, evil alien, soldier, alien invasion, space and aliens, deja vu, time warp, military ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, germany, big ben london ...
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 6.9
 42K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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 survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, space and aliens, space wars, friendship, stranded, racism, survival, danger, survivor, future dystopia, war ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 8.3
 70K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, adventure, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, benign alien, heroic mission, captain, alien encounter, space wars, teleportation, intergalactic ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
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The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, lone hero, adventure, bounty hunter, on the run, survival, outer space, heroic mission, danger, escapades, deadly ...
Time: future, near future
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 8.4
 80K
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, save the world, wormhole, alien race, alien planet, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, near future ...
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, future dystopia, save the world, space travel, dystopic future, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroic mission, adventure, end of the world, love, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa
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 7.3
 498K
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: humorous, exciting, entertaining, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, space and aliens, government agency, undercover, partners, creature, ufo, alien encounter, secret agents, save the world, fictional government agency, aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 470K
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, twists and turns, cerebral, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, dystopic future, alien encounter, space and aliens, survival, disorder, danger, catastrophe, evil alien, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
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The Mystery of the Third Planet (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 48 min.
Story: At the end of the 22nd century Alisa Seleznyova, her father Professor Seleznyov and pilot Zelyony go on a space expedition to find rare animals for Moscow Zoo. On the way they seem to encounter a mysterious conspiracy led by Doctor Verhovtsev ...
Style: entertaining, tense, suspense, talky, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, adventure, outer space, family, animal life, invisibility, mystery, animals, invisible, soviet, disappearance ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: russia, europe, moscow russia
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 6.6
 217K
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, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, young heroes, intelligence, chosen one, save the world, prodigy, basic training, space and aliens, child prodigy, adventure, evil alien, imaginary ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 1.4M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, futuristic, cerebral, serious ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, black hole, space exploration, expedition, wormhole, parallel world, heroic mission, time paradox ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
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SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, technology, human existence, survival, outer space, fear, team, danger, adventure, trapped ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
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Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, androids and robots, space wars, space opera, heroic mission, survival, adventure, escapades, human in outer space, betrayal, humanity, transformation ...
Time: future
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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the ...
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, stylized, saga ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space wars, space travel, adventure, evil empire, space and aliens, good versus evil, heroic mission, rebel, intergalactic, planet, creature ...
Time: future
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, invasion, evil alien, survival, space and aliens, danger, destruction, end of the world, escapades, parents and children, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, algeria, europe ...
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, save the world, ufo, evil alien, end of the world, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, pilot, battle, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, bombay india, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
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I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, teenage love, danger, friendship, young heroes, supernatural, teenage life, supernatural romance, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, florida, africa
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 5.2
 68K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, save the world, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, terrorism, heroes, escapades, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
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