Aliens movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant aliens movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, cerebral and intense films and TV shows about / with aliens, alien, mentor, danger, chase, dialogue, catastrophe, alien invasion, first contact and weapons plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as aliens: Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Enemy Mine (1985), The Outer Limits (1995), Virus (1999), Lazer Team (2015), Men in Black (1997), Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017), Real Men (1987), Green Lantern: First Flight (2009), Galaxina (1980).

List of aliens movies

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, changing the past or future, time loop, evil alien, warrior, alien, space and aliens, soldier, alien invasion, military, army, battles ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, germany, big ben london ...
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 6.9
 41K
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: alien, evil alien, space wars, space and aliens, friendship, stranded, racism, survival, danger, survivor, future dystopia, war ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine
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The Outer Limits (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The Outer Limits is an anthology series of distinct story episodes, sometimes with a plot twist at the end. Unlike the original incarnation of the series, which was a pure anthology with each episode completely unrelated to the others, the revival ...
Style: offbeat, scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, time travel, supernatural, aliens, anthology, alien encounter, androids and robots, technology gone awry, space and aliens, benign alien, deadly creature, anti heroes ...
Place: canada
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 5.0
 25K
Virus (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, time travel, adventure, ship, rescue, save the world, deadly creature, ocean or sea, infected, danger, robot ...
Time: 90s
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Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Federation trooper Johnny Rico is ordered to work with a group of new recruits on a satellite station on Mars, where giant bugs have decided to target their next attack.
Style: captivating, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: mars, space marine, military, animal attack, soldier, aliens, humanity, alien invasion, daring rescue, beetle, political intrigue, heroes ...
Time: future
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 5.6
 9K
Lazer Team (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the late 1970's, the SETI project received a one time signal from outer space. It looked exactly as theorists thought a communication from an alien civilization would -- unfortunately it has never been decoded. Or so we were told. ...
Style: absurd, idiotic, clever, humorous, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, malfunction, alien, vortex, police car, teamwork, superhuman speed, technology, parody, training, aliens, parallel universe ...
Place: ireland
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 7.3
 484K
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, ufo, creature, partners, save the world, secret agents, alien encounter, fictional government agency, rookie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.
Style: surprise ending, futuristic, exciting, captivating, inspirational ...
Plot: supernatural power, space opera, space battle, star wars, fight, heroism, space travel, good versus evil, mentor, laser gun, lightsaber, power struggle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mine
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 6.2
 3K
Real Men (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jim Belushi plays a super-competent secret agent on the trail of Russian thugs. John Ritter plays a milquetoast dad who gets mixed up in the caper. The story follows their adventures over the course of a week, in which Ritter develops some guts and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, inspirational, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, danger, secret agents, unlikely partners, save the world, espionage, special agents, partners, farce, adventure, aliens, family drama ...
Time: 80s
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Green Lantern: First Flight (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Test pilot Hal Jordan finds himself recruited as the newest member of the intergalactic police force, The Green Lantern Corps.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, frame up, good versus evil, adventure, law enforcement, intergalactic, heroic mission, protagonist as suspect, master villain, imaginary, pilot, secret identity ...
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 3.7
 2K
Galaxina (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Galaxina is a lifelike, voluptuous android who is assigned to oversee the operations of an intergalactic Space Police cruiser captained by incompetent Cornelius Butt. When a mission requires the ship's crew to be placed in suspended animation ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, alien, spacecraft, adventure, supernatural romance, space and aliens, space travel, motorcycle, disorder, fall in love, danger, human android relationship ...
Time: future
Place: 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, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: invasion, save the world, evil alien, alien invasion, ufo, space and aliens, end of the world, danger, pilot, battle, alien encounter, alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, rome italy, empire state building manhattan new york city, berlin germany, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.8
 272K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 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 who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, friendship, psychic, adventure, martial arts, escapades, mechanic ...
Time: future
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 7.1
 161K
Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, talky, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, outer space, princess, adventure, farce, daring rescue, woman in danger, race against time, danger, space and aliens, master villain ...
Time: future, 80s
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: killer robot, chaos, robot, military, androids and robots, good versus evil, man versus machine, save the world, space and aliens, rivalry, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, battleship, paris france, new jersey, washington d.c. ...
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 6.0
 48K
Planet 51 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Earth astronaut Capt. Chuck Baker arrives on Planet 51 -- a world reminiscent of American suburbia circa 1950 -- he tries to avoid capture, recover his spaceship and make it home safely, all with the help of an empathetic little green being.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: small town, benign alien, astronaut, fish out of water, adventure, family, distant planet, friendship, danger, social relations, mistrust, hopes ...
Time: 2000s
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 8.4
 609K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: frightening, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, alien, evil alien, space and aliens, deadly creature, survival, outer space, mysterious planet, strong female character, heroine, space marine, space colony ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 10K
Kin-dza-dza! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story takes place on the desert planet "Pluke" in the "Kin-dza-dza" galaxy, where two Soviet humans previously unknown to each other ("Uncle Vova", a gruff construction foreman from Moscow, and "The ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, humorous, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: desert, alien, alien encounter, totalitarianism, social differences, society, absurdism, time travel, teleportation, surrealism, capitalism, racism ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, russia, poland
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Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.
Style: semi serious, exciting, atmospheric, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: teleportation, benign alien, adventure, alien, spacecraft, taxi driver, supernatural ability, laser, ufo, young heroes, escapades, bounty hunter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 40K
Captive State (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, apocalyptic, exciting, intense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, apocalypse, attack, capture, rescue attempt, society, survival, aliens, framed photograph, police, kill, cigarette ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 5.8
 39K
Extinction (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A chief mechanic at a factory, haunted by apocalyptic nightmares, becomes a hero when Earth is invaded by a mysterious army bent on destruction.
Style: suspense, light, surprise ending
Plot: spacecraft, alien invasion, aliens, mechanic, fistfight, news report, torture, beating, shotgun, knife, survival, cell phone ...
Time: future
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Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series (1966)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ultraman is a Japanese Tokusatsu television series that first aired in 1966. Ultraman is a follow-up to the television series Ultra Q, though not technically a sequel or spin-off. The show was produced by the Tsuburaya Productions, and was broadcast ...
Plot: aliens, alien attack, giant monster, police, monster, ray gun, outer space, alien, superhero, meteor, anthology
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 93
Ultra Q (1965)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ultra Q is a tokusatsu SF/kaiju series made in the tradition of Toho's many tokusatsu sci-fi/horror films. Produced in black and white by Tokyo Broadcasting System/Tsuburaya Productions, this is actually the first of the long-running Ultra ...
Plot: aliens, investigation, alien, invasion, giant, monster, mad scientist, anthology, biology, psychic power, spider
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 5.2
 101K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, monster, mars, teleportation, danger, alien, future dystopia, gory, heroic mission, video game, quarantine, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, 2040s
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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, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, chaos, survival, heroic mission, danger, sergeant, marines, alien encounter, save the world, ufo, soldier, deadly weapon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, america, san diego california, united states ...
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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: evil alien, ufo, alien, sheriff, spacecraft, cowboy, escape, small town, chaos, abduction, outlaw, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 30K
The Arrival (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, conspiracy, alien invasion, world domination, astronomer, alien encounter, foot chase, global warming, space and aliens, heroic mission, investigation, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
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 6.4
 232K
Alien: Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 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 actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, bad ending, twist ending ...
Plot: alien, monster, alien technology, infection, outer space, space travel, alien life-form, experiment, brutality, mission, parasite, planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 16K
The Hidden (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An alien is on the run in America. To get his kicks, it kills anything that gets in its way, and uses the body as a new hiding place. This alien has a goal in life; power. Hotly pursued by another alien (who's borrowed the body of a dead FBI ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, violence, fbi, mind control, robbery, world domination, investigation, alien encounter, space and aliens, mistaken identity, danger, benign alien ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: los angeles
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Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 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 the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: mercenary, breeding, space travel, cloning, outer space, scientist, alien, survival, betrayal, flamethrower, underwater scene, explosive decompression ...
Time: future
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