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, stylized, serious and interesting films and TV shows about / with space and aliens, alien, danger, outer space, technology, space travel, dialogue, escapades, first contact and catastrophe plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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space and aliens movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as space and aliens: District 9 (2009), Prometheus (2012), Alien (1979), Pandorum (2009), Starship Troopers (1997), Star Trek (1966), Cocoon (1985), The Fifth Element (1997), The X-Files (1993), The Thing (1982).

List of space and aliens movies

 7.9
 599K
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, manhunt, racism, genetics, discrimination, civil rights, life is a bitch, slum ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
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 7.0
 534K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, space travel, expedition, mysterious planet, fantasy world, alien encounter, spacecraft, mission, hi-tech, distant planet, heroine ...
Time: future, 21st century
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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, absurd, satirical, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, outer space, hitchhiker, benign alien, spacecraft, intergalactic, robot, survival, galaxy, friends, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: norway, england, london
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 8.5
 702K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 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, frightening, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, alien, outer space, spacecraft, evil alien, deadly creature, alien encounter, scientist, monster, survival, heroine ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 6.8
 136K
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, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, survival, spacecraft, isolation, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, mission ...
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: military, space and aliens, space wars, evil alien, spacecraft, soldier, heroes, future dystopia, friendship, rescue, space travel, survival ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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 8.3
 65K
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, space and aliens, outer space, adventure, spacecraft, heroic mission, space wars, benign alien, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, intergalactic ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
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 6.7
 52K
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: space and aliens, elderly, retirement home, fountain of youth, alien, benign alien, golden years, cocoon, senior citizen, swimming pool, cancer, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
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, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, alien, save the world, future dystopia, space and aliens, good versus evil, end of the world, heroic mission, supernatural ability, love, taxi, heroes ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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 8.7
 181K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, fbi, ufo, investigation, space and aliens, paranormal activity, special agents, paranormal investigation, mysterious place, top secret, obsession, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
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 8.1
 326K
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: survival, alien encounter, paranoia, monster, isolation, space and aliens, fear, danger, supernatural, transformation, evil, alien ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: antarctica, south pole
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 6.3
 195K
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: '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 studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy ...
Style: humorous, stylized, macabre, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, alien invasion, parody, mars, ufo, alien encounter, save the world, space travel, spacecraft, flying saucer, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, taj mahal, washington d.c., big ben london
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 6.4
 143K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, 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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, tough heroes, one man army, bounty hunter, deadly creature, outer space, lone wolves, mysterious planet, danger, adventure, heroes ...
Time: future
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 8.7
 182K
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: exciting, humorous, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, space and aliens, journey, adventurer, heroes, good versus evil, alien encounter, space travel, alien, save the day ...
Time: future
Place: london
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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, captivating, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time loop, evil alien, soldier, alien, space and aliens, military, warrior, alien invasion, battles, heroine ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, germany, paris france ...
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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: rough, exciting, serious, futuristic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, one man army, bounty hunter, on the run, survival, outer space, adventure, danger, heroic mission, escapades, distant planet, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
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 8.4
 77K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, save the world, parallel world, wormhole, alien race, cult, megalomaniac, changing the past or future, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
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 7.3
 470K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, 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: government agency, space and aliens, ufo, undercover, partners, alien, creature, secret agents, alien encounter, evil alien, save the world, fictional government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: invasion, evil alien, alien invasion, save the world, ufo, space and aliens, end of the world, alien encounter, pilot, battle, alien, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, sydney australia, manhattan new york city, berlin germany, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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 8.0
 553K
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: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, heroic mission, teleportation, space and aliens, adventure, teamwork, vengeance, time travel, space opera, alternate universe ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
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 8.6
 1.3M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
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, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, parallel world, heroic mission, end of the world, space and aliens, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, space exploration, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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 7.8
 1.0M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, 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, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, space travel, alien, warrior, scientist, fantasy world, mysterious planet, adventure, alien encounter, space and aliens, virtual reality, interracial relations ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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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: epic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space and aliens, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, evil empire, heroic mission, totalitarianism, attack, intergalactic, power relations ...
Time: future
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 6.9
 40K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany
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, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien, space wars, space and aliens, friendship, racism, survival, stranded, danger, survivor, future dystopia, war ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine
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 6.6
 210K
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: young heroes, space wars, intelligence, prodigy, basic training, save the world, chosen one, space and aliens, evil alien, child prodigy, military base, heroes ...
Time: future
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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, danger, teenage love, friendship, youth, young heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, teenage life, supernatural romance, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, africa, florida
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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, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, survival, outer space, fear, danger, team, adventure, trapped, technology, encounter ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
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The Mystery of the Third Planet (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Animation, Family, Fantasy
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: suspense, tense, entertaining, talky, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, adventure, animal life, family, outer space, invisibility, animals, mystery, invisible, talking animals, disappearance ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: russia, europe, moscow russia
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, invasion, space and aliens, survival, danger, destruction, parents and children, escapades, adventure, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, rome italy, algeria ...
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 8.4
 592K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: 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 sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, evil alien, space and aliens, alien, deadly creature, survival, outer space, mysterious planet, heroine, space colony, space marine, cryogenics ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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