Alien race movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant alien race movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, surprise ending, futuristic, psychotronic, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with alien, alien race, outer space, spacecraft, death, chase, explosion, violence, danger and escape plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, China and other countries.
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alien race movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as alien race: Arrival (2016), John Carter (2012), Stargate SG-1 (1997), Prometheus (2012), Dark City (1998), Star Trek Beyond (2016), District 9 (2009), Men in Black: International (2019), Stargate Atlantis (2004), Farscape (1999).

List of alien race movies

 7.9
 668K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, twist ending, philosophical, enigmatic, futuristic ...
Plot: first contact, alien, spacecraft, alien contact, scientist, alien race, ufo, alien creature, science, loss, female protagonist, time ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: russia, china, montana, pakistan, venezuela ...
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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA, Canada
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, colourful, surprise ending ...
Plot: alien planet, space travel, alien, outer space, alien race, mission, government agent, space station, trapped in space, spacecraft, parallel world, creature ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975, 2020s
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 6.6
 269K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mysterious planet, monster, adventure, heroes, mars, imaginary kingdom, space wars, space and aliens, teleportation, space travel, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: new york, arizona, virginia
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 8.4
 91K
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: alien planet, space travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, alien race, time travel, parallel world, save the world, parallel universe, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
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 7.0
 598K
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, dark, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, alien encounter, androids, mysterious planet, fantasy world, space travel, expedition, spacecraft, outer space, distant planet, hi-tech ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 7.6
 198K
Dark City (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: neo noir, mind bending, gothic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, investigation, future dystopia, memory, alien race, evil alien, manipulation, memory loss, alternate reality, cyberpunk, sleeping, nightmare ...
Time: future, 1940s
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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: entertaining, futuristic, exciting, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: space opera, space travel, alien race, space battle, alien, outer space, teleportation, star trek, female humanoid alien, stranded, chase, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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 7.9
 670K
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, suspense, cerebral, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, quarantine, mutation, transformation, human nature, alien race, racism, chaos and mayhem, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa, johannesburg south africa
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Men in Black: International (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Continuing adventures of the crime fighting duo Jenko and Schmidt.
Style: psychotronic, buddy comedy, buddy movie, surprise ending, urban fantasy
Plot: secret organization, alien race, extraterrestrial, false accusation, bodyguard, alien life-form, artifact, female spy, spacecraft, secret agents, teamwork, agent ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996, 90s, 80s, year 1986 ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, paris france, sahara, new york, naples italy ...
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Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, fate of humanity, save the world, outer space, alien planet, benign alien, space wars, ancient mystery, evil alien, adventure, scientist ...
Time: 2000s, future
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 8.3
 36K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, alternate reality, lost, alien race, fugitives, escapades, heroes, evil alien, technology ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century
Place: memphis
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 5.8
 114K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: evil alien, romance, teenage love, interspecies romance, love and romance, apocalypse, youth, true love, resistance, power of love, vestiges of humanity, invasion ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
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Iron Sky: The Coming Race (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity - or destroy it ...
Style: exciting, absurd, ironic, not serious
Plot: post apocalypse, outer space, dinosaur, alien race, moon, hitler, space opera, adam and eve, alien, german, exploitation, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: germany
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 6.6
 464K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, super powers, alien monster, tough guy, super villain, alien, alien life-form, experiment gone awry, mutation, good versus evil, humanity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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 6.4
 297K
Eternals (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story of a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: space and aliens, supernatural, alien attack, alien race, superhero, alien encounter, alien, super strength, man versus machine, evil alien, spacecraft, alien abduction ...
Time: 21st century, year 1945, 16th century, 1940s, 2020s
Place: usa, australia, india, south dakota, mumbai india ...
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 6.2
 122K
Supergirl (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty-four-year-old Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13 after being sent away from Krypton, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers, until ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, emotional, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, superhero, strong female character, superheroine, secret identity, super powers, heroes, superhuman powers, save the day, supernatural power, undercover, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Out of This World (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Out Of This World is an American fantasy sitcom about a teenage girl who is half alien, which gives her unique supernatural powers. It first aired in syndication from September 17, 1987 and ended on May 25, 1991. During its first season, the series ...
Style: sitcom, light, humorous, funny, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teenage girl, alien race, supernatural power, alien, magic, outer space, magical power, stopped time, mother daughter relationship, alien planet, alien technology, alien species ...
Place: california
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 6.0
 54K
Captive State (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, 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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, alien race, distopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, attack, brutality, fight, urban setting, alien technology, alien, rescue attempt ...
Time: future, year 2019, near future, 2020s
Place: chicago illinois, north america, new york, london, moscow russia ...
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The War of the Worlds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy the prejudices of society and start a life together, all the while swerving the ongoing chaos of an alien invasion.
Style: apocalyptic, bleak, suspense, tense
Plot: alien invasion, alien attack, end of the world, post apocalypse, alien, apocalypse, ufo, alien race, alien contact, survival, fight, unhappy marriage ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century, 2010s, turn of the century, victorian era ...
Place: england, london
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: saga, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, space wars, space travel, space battle, outer space, space opera, heroes, army, good versus evil, sword fight, teaching the ways of the world, intergalactic ...
Time: future, 2000s
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 5.8
 246K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, psychotronic, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battleship, alien invasion, evil alien, navy, alien encounter, military, u.s. navy, ship, save the world, ufo, space and aliens, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2005 ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, pentagon, london, tokyo ...
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 7.9
 598K
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, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, space opera, adventure, teamwork, teleportation, star trek, time paradox, heroes ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, iowa
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, humanity in peril, destruction, alien creature, fate of humanity, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, south america, australia ...
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 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, psychotronic, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, transforming robot, androids and robots, battles, chaos, cyborgs, transformation, giant robots, evil alien, military, extraterrestrial, fictional war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, shanghai, usa, los angeles, new york ...
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 2.5
 12K
Cosmic Sin (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bruce Willis and Frank Grillo star in the new epic sci-fi adventure set in the year 2524, four hundred years after humans started colonizing the outer planets. Retired Military General James Ford (Willis) is called back into service after soldiers ...
Style: tense, captivating, futuristic
Plot: space wars, space battle, future war, alien contact, space and aliens, alien, alien space craft, alien attack, space colony, alien encounter, alien race, evil alien ...
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, teens, family outing
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, space and aliens, ufo, evil alien, end of the world, save the world, alien encounter, spacecraft, alien, first contact, mass destruction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, bombay india, los angeles, houston texas, london ...
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 6.7
 159K
Bumblebee (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robot, transforming robot, giant robots, robot vs. robot, teenage girl, extraterrestrial, swat team, human versus robot, teenage hero, warrior, technology, machine ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, 20th century
Place: texas, california, san francisco
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 5.3
 22K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Indonesia, UK, China, Singapore
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: alien monster, alien, evolution, brutality, evil alien, survival, giant creature, creature, transformation, murder, alien creature, invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: laos, los angeles, southeast asia
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 6.8
 531K
Captain Marvel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously ...
Style: exciting, psychotronic, humorous, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: female warrior, superhero, superheroine, female protagonist, super powers, space wars, good versus evil, supernatural power, super strength, heroine, alien contact, superhuman powers ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, 20th century, 80s, year 1995
Place: los angeles, louisiana
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Curse of the Mayans (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Danielle Noble (played by Carla Ortiz) and her team of expert cave divers led by an ambitious american archaeologist (Steve Wilcox), undertake an expedition in search of the lost Mayan Library, without imagining they will instead find the hidden ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Plot: archaeologist, jungle, cave, the underworld, ancient civilization, alien race, characters killed one by one, diving, monster, alien technology, alien, expedition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
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