Extraterrestrial movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant extraterrestrial movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, futuristic, psychotronic, cult film, surprise ending and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with extraterrestrial, alien, alien invasion, space, suspense, monster, danger, ufo, death and spacecraft plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, China and other countries.
extraterrestrial movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as extraterrestrial: Gray Matter (2018), Proximity (2020), Alien Abduction (2014), Battle Los Angeles (2011), Arrival (2016), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), War of the Worlds (2005), Men in Black: International (2019), District 9 (2009), Alien: Covenant (2017).

List of extraterrestrial movies

Gray Matter (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Since the 1940's alien beings known as "GRAYS" have been sighted around the globe with the thought that they visit our planet to study our species and civilization before they eventually invade...but what if we're wrong? What if ...
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, tense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: extraterrestrial, alien possession, alien, ufo, meteorite, flying saucer, alien invasion, alien technology, alien abduction, human experiment, death, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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Proximity (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.
Style: futuristic, intellectual, mysterious, captivating
Plot: extraterrestrial, alien, science, ufo, young man, scientist, abduction, nasa, curiosity, rise to the top, obsessive quest, journey ...
Place: costa rica
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Alien Abduction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this pulse-pounding thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, alien abduction, found footage, alien encounter, extraterrestrial, ufo, space and aliens, missing person, abduction, mountain, survival, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, futuristic, intense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, apocalypse, battles, survival, battlefield, evil alien, military, invasion, extraterrestrial, alien encounter, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, mojave desert, america ...
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Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: psychological, intellectual, futuristic, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, first contact, female protagonist, linguist, scientist, extraterrestrial, time, science, alien race, alien contact, alien creature, ufo ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: montana, china, massachusetts, venezuela, russia ...
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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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, extraterrestrial, ufo, monster, evil alien, cowboy, alien contact, space and aliens, invasion, human versus alien, gunslinger ...
Time: future, 1870s, 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
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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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, alien, alien invasion, survival, end of the world, catastrophe, disaster, space and aliens, invasion, evil alien, destruction, natural disaster ...
Time: future, jurassic, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, asia, europe ...
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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, sweet, epic, funny, buddy movie ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: alien, alien life-form, superhero, extraterrestrial, space, creature, alien race, secret organization, chase, human alien, shape shifting alien, secret agents ...
Time: jurassic, 90s, year 1996, 2010s, year 2016 ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, paris france, london, naples italy ...
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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, cerebral, thought provoking, biting, futuristic ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: alien, distopia, suspense, alien invasion, mutation, quarantine, extraterrestrial, space and aliens, transformation, alien encounter, alien race, metamorphosis ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 1982, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
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Alien: Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: bad ending, futuristic, twist ending, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien, space travel, monster, space, alien life-form, robot, creature, human versus alien, scientist, extraterrestrial, alien creature, suspense ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, surprise ending, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, patient, extraterrestrial, planet, mysterious character, psychiatrist, mental institution, hypnosis, mental illness, science, investigation, space ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, albuquerque new mexico, greenland ...
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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, entertaining, tense, futuristic, apocalyptic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, space and aliens, end of the world, alien, ufo, survival, extraterrestrial, evil alien, first contact, alien encounter, natural disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, jurassic
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, utah, moscow russia ...
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, sad, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: alien, friendship, childhood, children, stranded, halloween, extraterrestrial, coming of age, chase, friendly alien, healing power, bicycle ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
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Sputnik (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, dark, slasher ...
Plot: alien, evil alien, alien life-form, suspense, alien contact, monster, alien creature, alien monster, creature, extraterrestrial, space, fear ...
Time: year 1983
Place: kazakhstan, russia
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Project 'Gemini' (2022)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sci-fi thriller about a space mission sent to terraform a distant planet. However, the mission encounters something unknown that has its own plan for the planet.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, dark, tense ...
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, evil alien, human versus alien, alien invasion, ufo, alien, apocalypse, extraterrestrial, spacecraft, end of the world, solar system ...
Time: future
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Resident Alien (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Crash-landed alien Harry takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor. Arriving with a secret mission, he starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to ...
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, feel good, funny ...
Plot: alien, extraterrestrial, alien race, human alien, alien contact, alien disguised as human, alien space craft, fish out of water, alien on earth, body horror, ufo, humanoid alien ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: colorado, usa
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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, entertaining, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: alien, alien invasion, military, u.s. navy, ship, battleship, evil alien, navy, alien encounter, battles, sea battle, space and aliens ...
Time: future, year 2012, year 2005, year 2006, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, tokyo, new york, pacific ocean, london ...
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Predator 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth -- and this time, it's drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug ...
Style: futuristic, rough, suspenseful, scary, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, monster, deadly creature, predator, evil alien, extraterrestrial, police, suspense, survival, distopia, drug lord ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, year 1997
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Event (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, captivating, mind bending, serious, non-linear ...
Plot: conspiracy, twists and turns, alien, government agency, missing person, extraterrestrial, space and aliens, secret movement, alien contact, president, investigation, intelligence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: scary, apocalyptic, tragic ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: adult
Plot: space, suspense, mars, monster, space travel, space station, alien, alien life-form, astronaut, first contact, survival horror, death ...
Time: future, near future
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The Abyss (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: ocean, ufo, first contact, submarine, alien, sea, disaster, catastrophe, survival, heroic mission, space and aliens, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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The Predator (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other ...
Style: tense, exciting, slasher, psychotronic, controversial ...
Plot: alien, predator, hunter, alien monster, alien invasion, extraterrestrial, monster, human versus alien, soldier, survival, chase, alien contact ...
Time: future, 2010s, 20th century
Place: xian, georgia, mexico
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Men in Black II (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, ufo, extraterrestrial, alien, buddy cop, alien contact, top secret, space and aliens, space, heroes, fantasy world, evil alien ...
Time: jurassic, year 2002, 70s, year 1978, 2000s ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, massachusetts, north america ...
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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, disturbing, epic, scary ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, rescue, alien technology, evil alien, evolution, abduction, brutality, monster, survival, extraterrestrial, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: laos, los angeles, southeast asia
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Astro (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A science-fiction story of a billionaire's private space exploration program returning to Earth with an abducted extraterrestrial from a newly discovered alien planet.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: billionaire, alien, extraterrestrial, alien planet, space program, space mission, suspense, rivalry, disaster, space exploration, hitman, martial arts ...
Place: usa
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Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and ...
Style: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, humorous, tricky ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: time travel, alien, technology, ufo, secret agents, alien invasion, time traveler, hi-tech, changing the past or future, superhero, time machine, alternate timeline ...
Time: future, jurassic, 20th century, 60s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, florida, coney island brooklyn new york city
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Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: robot, alien, androids and robots, transforming robot, giant robots, superhero, heroes, robot vs. robot, extraterrestrial, killer robot, transformation, battles ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, egypt, china, texas, beijing china ...
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Attraction (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After an alien ship crash lands in a Russian city, many who see the inside and the occupants start to question their own existence while others demand the aliens leave Earth.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: extraterrestrial, alien, humanoid, gunfight, military, hopes, suspense, adaptation, distopia, science, apocalypse, space ...
Place: moscow russia, russia
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Meatball Machine Kodoku (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nobody knows where they came from. They parasitize in human beings, take control of them and change their bodies into hideous monsters (Necro-borg). The Necro-borg fight each other until the other dies. Where did they come from? To what end? Yuji ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, psychotronic ...
Plot: alien possession, extraterrestrial, evil alien, monster, alien race, alien creature, alien, alien species, alien life-form, human alien relationship, japanese woman, human versus alien ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: psychological, tense, cerebral, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: space travel, found footage, space, spacecraft, alien, space exploration, distant planet, astronaut, survival, suspense, moon, spacewalk ...
Time: future, 50s, year 1972, 21st century
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