Alien abduction movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant alien abduction movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, captivating and weird films and TV shows about / with alien abduction, alien, outer space, ufo, space and aliens, alien contact, danger, abduction, extraterrestrial and alien encounter plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as alien abduction: The Fourth Kind (2009), Extraterrestrial (2014), Alien Abduction (2014), Dark Skies (2013), The Gracefield Incident (2017), Beyond The Sky (2018), Communion (1989), Taken (2002), The X-Files (1993), Area 51 (2015).

List of alien abduction movies

The Fourth Kind (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, space and aliens, hypnosis, found footage, alien, disappearance, investigation, paranormal activity, abduction, supernatural ...
Time: year 2000, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
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Extraterrestrial (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
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, macabre, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien abduction, alien, evil alien, ufo, paranoia, flying saucer, forest, alien encounter, space and aliens, loss of friend, isolation, scarecrow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, alien abduction, found footage, ufo, extraterrestrial, space and aliens, alien encounter, abduction, missing person, escapades, survival, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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 6.3
 76K
Dark Skies (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing ...
Style: scary, serious, twist ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, alien, alien abduction, disorder, paranormal activity, family in danger, parents and children, evil alien, child abduction, bird, abduction, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Gracefield Incident (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On August 16, 2013, the Supreme Court mandated the CIA to declassify files that had been kept secret for the past 75 years. Visual records of documented paranormal events were released to the public. The following incident took place in Gracefield, ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, dark, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien abduction, alien, ufo, found footage, paranormal, nightmare, fear, meteorite, love, group of friends, husband wife relationship, night vision ...
Place: quebec
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Style: breathtaking, captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, ufo, first contact, alien abduction, alien contact, space and aliens, spacecraft, outer space, technology, benign alien, flying saucer, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, mongolia, india, wyoming, ohio ...
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Beyond The Sky (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A documentary filmmaker travels to a UFO convention in New Mexico where he meets a local artist with a dark secret. As they follow a trail of clues they discover disturbing sightings and question all they believe when they become immersed in the ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, flying saucer, alien, invasion, crew, filmmaker, romance, investigation, chaos, machismo, race against time ...
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 5.5
 7K
Communion (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A novelist's wife and son see him changed by an apparent encounter with aliens in the mountains.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: alien, alien abduction, alien contact, psychiatrist, ufo, hypnosis, writers, halloween, family, supernatural, paranoia, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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 7.8
 20K
Taken (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 877 min.
TV show
Story: Taken spans five decades and four generations, centering on three families: the Keys, Crawfords, and Clarkes. World War II veteran Russell Keys is plagued by nightmares of his abduction by aliens during the war; the Roswell incident transforms Owen ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, alien, kidnapping, alien invasion, space and aliens, medical experiment, supernatural, teleportation, officer, loneliness ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
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 8.6
 221K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, investigation, paranormal investigation, top secret, fbi, alien contact, space and aliens, conspiracy, special agents, paranormal activity, alien abduction ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, washington d.c.
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 4.2
 14K
Area 51 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.
Style: scary, suspense, tense, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, military base, alien, alien abduction, found footage, conspiracy, supernatural, secret base, secrets, adaptation, happy ending, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, america
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Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a mysterious blackout, a son goes out to investigate and captures footage of actual aliens. When the aliens follow he and his brothers back to their home all hell breaks lose.
Style: christmas horror, weird
Plot: found footage, alien abduction, ufo, alien, thanksgiving, alcohol abuse, lake, food, monster, spacecraft, conspiracy, disappearance ...
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Project Blue Book (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book.”
Style: enigmatic, captivating, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: ufo, alien, special agents, space and aliens, alien abduction, physicist, alien contact, scientific research, paranormal activity, political conspiracy, alien encounter, explorer ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: 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, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, end of the world, alien, space and aliens, survival, evil alien, invasion, disaster, first contact, destruction, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, south america, australia ...
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Fire in the Sky (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A group of men who were clearing bush for the government arrive back in town, claiming that their friend was abducted by aliens. Nobody believes them, and despite a lack of motive and no evidence of foul play, their friends' disappearance is ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: alien, ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, alien contact, space and aliens, extraterrestrial, investigation, natural disaster, abduction, false accusation, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: arizona, usa
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 4.2
 10K
The Recall (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When five friends vacation at a remote lake house, they expect nothing less then a good time, unaware that Earth is under attack by an alien invasion and mass-abductions.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, alien abduction, ufo, cabin in the woods, mind control, escape attempt, humanity in peril, spacecraft, alien invasion, disappearance, survival, deception ...
Place: alaska, california
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Alien Abduction (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being abducted by extra terrestrials, Jean and her friends are committed to a top secret government run mental institution to undergo tests and be brainwashed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, mutant, spacecraft, mental institution, haunted by the past, evil alien, life is a bitch, race against time, on the run, supernatural, alien encounter, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.4
 1K
Intruders (1992)
Genre: Biography, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 163 min.
TV show
Story: All over the world, people report they've been visited by aliens, taken aboard spaceships and medically examined. The authorities appear to know all about these visits but won't acknowledge it publicly. This film focuses on two ...
Style: slasher, semi serious
Plot: alien abduction, ufo, alien, space and aliens, alien contact, conspiracy, evil alien, humanoid alien, government conspiracy, extraterrestrial, abduction, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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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: suspense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, survival, rescue, evil alien, alien monster, alien technology, monster, alien abduction, abduction, evolution, extraterrestrial ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: laos, los angeles, southeast asia
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Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Martians suddenly abduct his mom, mischievous Milo rushes to the rescue and discovers why all moms are so special.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: disney, mars, martian, adventure, space and aliens, parents and children, alien, boy, alien abduction, stranded, children, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
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War of the Worlds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Set in contemporary Europe, the reimagining follows the pockets of humanity left on earth following an apocalyptic extra-terrestrial strike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival horror, survival, alien abduction, scientist, end of the world, interracial relations, alien attack, ex husband ex wife relationship, alien invasion, bonding, love interest ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: france
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 5.6
 2K
Fried Barry (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Barry is a drug-addled, abusive bastard who - after yet another bender - is abducted by aliens. Barry takes a backseat as an alien visitor assumes control of his body and takes it for a joyride through Cape Town. What follows is an onslaught of ...
Style: funny, psychotronic, suspenseful, humorous, scary ...
Plot: alien abduction, alien, drug trip, abduction, maniac, violence, murder, society, characters in danger, supernatural power, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south africa
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Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Phineas and Ferb travel across the galaxy to rescue their older sister Candace, who has been abducted by aliens and taken to a utopia in a far-off planet, free of her pesky little brothers.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, funny
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: outer space, alien abduction, disney, abduction, brother sister relationship, adventure, disorder, youth, escapades, silly humor, family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
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 4.0
 834
Absence (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctors are baffled when an expectant mother wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy apparently disappear overnight. Police investigate the situation as a missing child, and only her husband and brother trust her version of events.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, alien abduction, pregnancy, missing child, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, investigation, babies and infants, alien, supportive spouse, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.8
 2K
Progeny (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An unsuspecting woman is impregnated by aliens who are experimenting on the human population.
Style: serious, slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: pregnancy, interspecies sex, alien, alien abduction, evil alien, impregnation, monster, ufo, outer space, space and aliens, babies and infants, abduction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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People of Earth (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien abductees to write about the members' supposed encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, the more he realizes there is truth in their stories and possibly ...
Style: semi serious, funny, ironic, captivating, satirical
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, support group, alien contact, journalist, skeptic, society, screwball, small town, interracial couple, tv show, satire, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state
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 5.6
 7K
Xtro (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tony's father Sam, abducted by aliens three years earlier, returns to earth and seeks out his wife and son, but Rachel has since been living with Joe and the reunion is awkward. Joe doesn't trust Sam, and Rachel can't quite decide ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, surreal, scary, serious ...
Plot: alien, alien abduction, monster, clown, evil alien, creature feature, exploitation, alien disguised as human, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy, female nudity, alien possession ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.0
 55K
Circle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.
Style: twist ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: survival, morality, death, execution, survival horror, stranger, prejudice, sole survivor, life & death, game of death, sacrifice, brutality ...
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Alien Trespass (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1957 a fiery object crashes into a mountaintop in the California desert, bringing the threat of disaster to Earth. Out of the flying saucer escapes a murderous creature, the Ghota, bent on destroying all life forms on the planet. A benevolent ...
Style: humorous, not serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, ufo, alien encounter, adventure, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space and aliens, race against time, heroes, benign alien, alien creature ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: usa, california, nevada
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 6.3
 326K
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, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: superhero, space and aliens, supernatural, alien attack, lgbt, alien encounter, alien race, suicide, man versus machine, evil alien, super strength, superheroine ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, 16th century, year 1945, 2020s
Place: usa, hiroshima japan, south dakota, iraq, india ...
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