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, chase, danger, weapons, alien invasion, first contact, dialogue, catastrophe and space and aliens plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as aliens: Planet 51 (2009), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Virus (1999), Independence Day (1996), Doom (2005), Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017), Serenity (2005), District 9 (2009), Men in Black (1997), Prometheus (2012).

List of aliens movies

 6.1
 46K
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: benign alien, fish out of water, small town, adventure, astronaut, distant planet, family, getting home, friendship, danger, social relations, aliens ...
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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, spacecraft, taxi driver, teleportation, benign alien, supernatural ability, laser, young heroes, bounty hunter, escapades, alien, aliens ...
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, rough, bleak, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virus, ship, survival, rescue, adventure, ocean or sea, save the world, heroic mission, deadly creature, robot, aliens, first contact ...
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, animal attack, aliens, soldier, military, alien invasion, humanity, daring rescue, beetle, heroes, political intrigue ...
Time: future
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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: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: evil alien, invasion, space and aliens, ufo, save the world, end of the world, battle, pilot, spacecraft, war, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, big ben london, moscow russia, utah, sydney australia ...
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 5.2
 96K
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, mars, teleportation, gory, heroic mission, monster, danger, dark hero, alien, chase, military ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
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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, captivating, exciting, futuristic, family saga ...
Plot: star wars, space opera, space battle, fight, spacecraft, heroism, good versus evil, space travel, supernatural power, strong female character, outer space, laser gun ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mine
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 7.9
 263K
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, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, space and aliens, chase, friendship, martial arts, escapades, outer space ...
Time: future
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 7.9
 588K
District 9 (2009)
Genre: 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, bleak, exciting, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, human nature, manhunt, racism, genetics, transformation, slum, life is a bitch, discrimination, civil rights, internment camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
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 7.3
 457K
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, alien encounter, secret agents, partners, creature, evil alien, fictional government agency, secret identity, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 524K
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: suspenseful, futuristic, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, spacecraft, expedition, space travel, alien encounter, mysterious planet, mission, fantasy world, hi-tech, heroine, distant planet ...
Time: future
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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 robot, robot, alien monster, giant creature, teenage hero, giant monster, army, aliens, damage, mecha, japanese schoolgirl, chinaman ...
Time: near future
Place: mount fuji, china, shanghai china, japan, hong kong ...
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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: androids and robots, anthology, time travel, space travel, alien encounter, supernatural, anti heroes, aliens, benign alien, man versus machine, deadly creature, save the world ...
Place: canada
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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, ufo, sheriff, alien, spacecraft, escape, cowboy, outlaw, small town, danger, gunfight, chaos ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
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 8.4
 576K
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, exciting, scary, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, evil alien, space and aliens, deadly creature, survival, alien, outer space, space marine, space colony, cryogenics, heroine, 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, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, astronomer, conspiracy, global warming, screwdriver, observatory, satellite dish, volkswagen beetle, golf club, foot chase, scientist, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
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AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, 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, twists and turns, scary, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, alien, save the world, pyramid, expedition, adventure, monster, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, gory, danger, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: antarctica, nepal, nebraska, mexico, egypt
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 6.4
 215K
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 technology, infection, alien life-form, space travel, experiment, monster, brutality, outer space, parasite, mission, planet ...
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, save the world, alien encounter, marines, sergeant, ufo, military, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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: violence, chase, mind control, record store, parasite, fbi, surrealism, robbery, gory, stripper, deadly creature, special agents ...
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: breeding, mercenary, alien, cloning, space travel, outer space, flamethrower, underwater scene, genetic engineering, explosive decompression, regeneration, gene manipulation ...
Time: future
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 6.4
 245K
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: evil alien, deadly creature, space travel, outer space, redemption, spacecraft, crash landing, survival, danger, human versus alien, alien, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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The Darkest Hour (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, survival, american abroad, electricity, invisibility, demolished city, apocalypse, space and aliens, danger, chaos, on the run ...
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, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, small town, national guard, predator, morgue, hybrid, evil alien, gory, deadly creature, survival, triangle, alien possession ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
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 8.5
 680K
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, suspense, captivating, futuristic ...
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, evil alien, space and aliens, deadly creature, outer space, alien encounter, alien, survival, scientist, monster, alien invasion ...
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, cabin, alien abduction, in the woods, isolation, engagement, police officer, party, teenager, nobody believes, space and aliens, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.8
 221K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, ocean or sea, ship, evil alien, military, alien encounter, battles, navy, soldier, hotshot hero, danger, ufo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012 ...
Place: battleship, hong kong, hawaii, japan, pearl harbor ...
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 5.2
 87K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, mysterious character, survival, end of the world, teenage life, youth, alien, genocide ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london
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 4.4
 82K
Skyline (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight ...
Style: light, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, ufo, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, chaos, survival, alien encounter, danger, abduction, spacecraft, demolished city, alien ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, big ben london, hong kong
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Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only ...
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, awful, bad ending ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, technology, apocalypse, end of the world, space travel, survival, military, president, chase, world domination, psychic ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: usa, tower bridge london, washington d.c., paris france, china ...
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