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, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with extraterrestrial, alien, danger, alien invasion, death, space and aliens, outer space, human versus alien, gun and alien encounter plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, China, Canada and other countries.
extraterrestrial
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extraterrestrial movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as extraterrestrial: Gray Matter (2018), Alien Abduction (2014), Attraction (2017), Proximity (2020), Project 'Gemini' (2022), The Arrival (1996), K-PAX (2001), V (1983), ALF (1986), Venom (2018).

List of extraterrestrial movies

 3.0
 332
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, tense, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: extraterrestrial, meteorite, alien possession, alien, alien technology, alien invasion, human experiment, alien abduction, flying saucer, parasite, rescue, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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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, tense, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: alien abduction, extraterrestrial, ufo, space and aliens, alien encounter, alien, abduction, escapades, survival, wilderness, found footage, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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 5.6
 13K
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, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: extraterrestrial, human versus alien, humanoid, gunfight, alien, news report, military, fighter jet, crash landing, ufo, adventure, hopes ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 4.7
 8K
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: mysterious, futuristic, intellectual, captivating
Plot: extraterrestrial, science, scientist, ufo, young man, abduction, nasa, curiosity, rise to the top, obsessive quest, journey, target ...
Place: costa rica
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Project 'Gemini' (2022)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, Cyprus
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: scary, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, alien, extraterrestrial, apocalypse, spacecraft, ufo, end of the world, human versus alien, alien race ...
Time: future
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 6.2
 35K
The Arrival (1996)
Genre: Mystery, 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, alien invasion, extraterrestrial, space and aliens, conspiracy, astronomer, alien encounter, investigation, global warming, world domination, heroic mission, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
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 7.4
 182K
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, atmospheric, touching, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: benign alien, mysterious character, psychiatrist, patient, planet, crazy, hypnosis, mental institution, extraterrestrial, investigation, research, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, iceland, manhattan new york city, new mexico ...
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 7.9
 15K
V (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
Story: Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, extraterrestrial, adventure, resistance, human versus alien, alien encounter, save the world, battles, spacecraft, heroic mission, escapades, journalism ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.4
 35K
ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: benign alien, family, family relations, extraterrestrial, alien, fish out of water, cat, parents and children, suburbs, friendship, comedy of errors, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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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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 6.8
 56K
V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien encounter, world domination, fate of humanity, dishonesty, fbi, conspiracy, invasion, uncover truth, alien, alien invasion ...
Place: usa
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 7.0
 26K
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, twists and turns, captivating, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, missing person, government agency, alien, space and aliens, extraterrestrial, mystery, secret movement, president, alien contact, top secret, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.1
 367K
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: humorous, stylized, exciting, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien invasion, top secret, buddy cop, save the world, extraterrestrial, undercover, heroes, race against time, secret agents, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, north america ...
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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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 6.4
 274K
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: bad ending, enigmatic, suspense, twist ending, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, outer space, alien life-form, androids, human versus alien, space travel, monster, alien parasite, parasite, creature, extraterrestrial, brutality ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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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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 8.0
 1.4M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, teamwork, heroic mission, transformation, alien invasion, save the world, partners, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, berlin germany, manhattan new york city ...
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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, space and aliens, spacecraft, alien invasion, alien, invasion, creature, escape, monster, extraterrestrial, back from the dead ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, heroic, psychotronic, absurd, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, killer robot, transformation, giant robots, transforming robot, alien planet, man versus machine, evil alien, good versus evil, destruction, space travel, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, year 2011, 20th century ...
Place: north america, usa, pentagon, africa, new mexico ...
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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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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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, invasion, save the world, battlefield, alien encounter, battles, chaos, survival, heroic mission, alien attack, resistance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, santa monica california, america, mojave desert ...
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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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Area 51 Confidential (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: People from various walks of life find themselves held captive in a desolate area surrounding a secret government installation rumored to contain extraterrestrial life
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: extraterrestrial, captivity, alien encounter, military, government, experiment, desert, alien, survival, supernatural, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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 2.1
 536
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, suspense, psychological
Plot: alien, extraterrestrial, billionaire, alien planet, space exploration, space program, space mission, technology, rivalry, hitman, martial arts, danger
Place: usa
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 3.3
 15K
Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, psychotronic, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, benign alien, disorder, space and aliens, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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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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 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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 7.0
 816K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: heroic, humorous, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, mythology, immortality, adventure, warrior, superhuman powers, protector, giant, norse mythology, exile ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 10th century
Place: scandinavia, new mexico, usa, norway
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 8.1
 35K
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, feel good, light, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: alien, alien disguised as human, alien contact, fish out of water, extraterrestrial, alien race, farce, friendship, friends, moral dilemma, alien creature, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, colorado
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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: psychotronic, suspenseful, exciting, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: evil alien, extraterrestrial, alien possession, alien creature, alien, alien race, alien species, alien life-form, japanese woman, human alien relationship, alien parasite, human versus alien ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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