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, suspense, exciting, serious and intense films and TV shows about / with aliens, alien, danger, chase, weapons, alien invasion, dialogue, catastrophe, first contact and space and aliens 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: Independence Day (1996), Planet 51 (2009), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Virus (1999), Doom (2005), Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017), Serenity (2005), District 9 (2009), Men in Black (1997), Prometheus (2012).

List of aliens movies

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, evil alien, save the world, ufo, space and aliens, alien invasion, alien encounter, pilot, end of the world, battle, alien, spacecraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, big ben london, berlin germany, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.1
 47K
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: benign alien, astronaut, fish out of water, small town, adventure, family, distant planet, friendship, social relations, danger, hopes, getting home ...
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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: exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, teleportation, spacecraft, taxi driver, benign alien, supernatural ability, laser, ufo, young heroes, escapades, bounty hunter, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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 4.9
 24K
Virus (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
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, bleak, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, rescue, ship, survival, time travel, heroic mission, adventure, deadly creature, ocean or sea, save the world, robot, rivalry ...
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: suspense, captivating, talky, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: mars, space marine, military, animal attack, soldier, aliens, alien invasion, humanity, daring rescue, political intrigue, heroes, fight scenes ...
Time: future
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 5.2
 99K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, future dystopia, teleportation, mars, gory, heroic mission, danger, monster, dark hero, alien, supernatural, chase ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, 2040s
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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: space battle, space opera, supernatural power, star wars, fight, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, heroism, lightsaber, laser gun, power struggle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mine
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 7.9
 268K
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, adventure, martial arts, escapades, mechanic, outer space ...
Time: future
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 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, rough, biting, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, human nature, racism, manhunt, transformation, genetics, discrimination, civil rights, life is a bitch, slum, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
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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, undercover, space and aliens, ufo, partners, creature, secret agents, alien encounter, evil alien, alien, fictional government agency, rookie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, spacecraft, mysterious planet, fantasy world, alien encounter, mission, hi-tech, heroine, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 5.8
 37K
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: aliens, alien invasion, mechanic, shotgun, crying, self mutilation, flashback, chase, pistol, party, doctor, corpse ...
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, ray gun, police, monster, meteor, superhero, alien, outer space, anthology
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 7.6
 79
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, giant, monster, spider, mad scientist, biology, anthology, invasion, alien, psychic power
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Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls ...
Style: surprise ending, futuristic
Plot: giant monster, giant robot, army, giant creature, teenage hero, alien monster, robot, tough girl, scientist, artificial intelligence, electromagnetic pulse, academy ...
Time: near future
Place: mount fuji, shanghai china, honolulu hawaii, santa monica california, siberia ...
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, supernatural, time travel, anthology, androids and robots, alien encounter, future dystopia, imaginary, technology gone awry, rivalry, chaos, save the world ...
Place: canada
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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, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, sheriff, spacecraft, alien, gunfight, cowboy, escape, small town, chaos, abduction, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
Is relevant ?
 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, survival, deadly creature, alien, heroine, outer space, space colony, space marine, cryogenics, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 6.3
 29K
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, astronomer, conspiracy, alien encounter, foot chase, global warming, space and aliens, heroic mission, alien invasion, supernatural, investigation, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
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AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the ...
Style: exciting, scary, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, save the world, deadly creature, expedition, pyramid, adventure, danger, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, monster, gory, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: antarctica, mexico, nepal, nebraska, egypt
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 6.4
 226K
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, alien life-form, alien technology, infection, space travel, monster, experiment, brutality, parasite, outer space, mission, blood ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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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, save the world, marines, alien encounter, ufo, military, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, san diego california, santa monica california
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 7.0
 15K
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, violence, stripper, record store, robbery, parasite, surrealism, mind control, fbi, gory, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: los angeles
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Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: mercenary, breeding, cloning, space travel, outer space, flamethrower, underwater scene, explosive decompression, betrayal, gene manipulation, scientist, genetic engineering ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 252K
Alien 3 (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, evil alien, deadly creature, outer space, redemption, spacecraft, alien, crash landing, survival, danger, self sacrifice, human versus alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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The Darkest Hour (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, apocalypse, space and aliens, danger, on the run, deadly, alien, survival, end of the world, self sacrifice, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, mcdonald's restaurant
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Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, alien, morgue, predator, national guard, hybrid, evil alien, survival, gory, deadly creature, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
Is relevant ?
 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, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, evil alien, alien, deadly creature, alien encounter, scientist, monster, survival, mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Extraterrestrial (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five friends set out to a cabin in the woods for a fun weekend getaway that is, until extraterrestrial visitors turn it into a fight for their lives. The group is pulled from their reverie when a flickering object crashes deep in the woods. As they ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, cabin, alien abduction, danger, in the woods, space and aliens, confined, isolation, alien encounter, teenager, party, engagement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.8
 224K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, tense, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, evil alien, ocean or sea, ship, navy, military, alien encounter, battles, ufo, alien invasion, danger, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2005 ...
Place: battleship, hong kong, hawaii, japan, pentagon ...
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