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, serious, suspense, captivating, scary and exciting films and TV shows about / with alien abduction, alien, ufo, danger, abduction, alien invasion, space and aliens, death, outer space and spacecraft plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as alien abduction: Extraterrestrial (2014), The Fourth Kind (2009), Beyond The Sky (2018), The Gracefield Incident (2017), Communion (1989), Taken (2002), Project Blue Book (2019), Alien Abduction (2014), Two Tails (2018), Beyond Skyline (2017).

List of alien abduction movies

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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien abduction, evil alien, in the woods, alien encounter, alien, loss of friend, isolation, paranoia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, forest, cabin, flying saucer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, serious, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, patient, space and aliens, disappearance, hypnosis, abduction, investigation, paranormal activity, uncover truth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2000
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
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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, intense, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: alien abduction, ufo, flying saucer, alien, filmmaker, crew, invasion, romance, investigation, chaos, danger, destruction ...
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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, dark, suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien abduction, paranormal, nightmare, alien, fear, love, group of friends, husband wife relationship, meteorite, forest, night vision, party ...
Place: quebec
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 5.6
 6K
Communion (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A novelist's wife and son see him changed by an apparent encounter with aliens in the mountains.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: alien abduction, alien, hypnosis, psychiatrist, alien contact, ufo, writers, paranoia, cabin, halloween, family, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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 7.9
 19K
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, sentimental, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, teleportation, kidnapping, alien encounter, space and aliens, cold war, loneliness, government conspiracy, alien, conspiracy, insanity ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, 60s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
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Phineas and Ferb The Movie Candace Against the Universe (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: alien abduction, outer space, adventure, disorder, siblings relations, silly humor, family relations, escapades, youth, family, mischievous children, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 133 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: captivating, suspenseful, epic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: ufo, alien, first contact, alien abduction, alien contact, spacecraft, a vision, technology, contact, benign alien, flying saucer, space and aliens ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: wyoming, indiana, mexico, mongolia, india ...
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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: based on true events, captivating, exciting, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: ufo, alien, cold war, alien abduction, special agents, space and aliens, physicist, paranormal activity, alien contact, scientific research, alien encounter, investigation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: usa
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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: based on supposedly true story
Plot: found footage, alien abduction, alcohol abuse, conspiracy, spacecraft, alien, abduction, disappearance, ufo, power outage, gunshot, dead father ...
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Alien Abduction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, 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, psychotronic ...
Plot: alien abduction, space and aliens, alien encounter, extraterrestrial, abduction, alien, escapades, danger, wilderness, survival, vacation, ufo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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 5.1
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Two Tails (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The adventures of two completely different in nature beasts - a serious and economic Beaver and restless Cat. They meet when the cat is looking for shelter from the rain in the forest. The beaver rescues the Cat, and they become bosom friends. The ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien abduction, cat, beaver, anthropomorphism, giraffe, friendship, rescue, adventure, animals, animal life, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.3
 19K
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: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, light ...
Plot: alien, survival, alien abduction, evolution, alien monster, creature, giant creature, transformation, end of the world, murder, danger, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: southeast asia, laos, los angeles
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 4.2
 7K
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, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, inhaler, asthma attack, alien abduction, ufo, cabin in the woods, mind control, alien invasion, danger, escape attempt, humanity in peril, spacecraft ...
Place: alaska, california
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 8.6
 200K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, investigation, paranormal investigation, special agents, fbi, paranormal activity, conspiracy, alien contact, top secret, mysterious place, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, arizona
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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, captivating, ironic, satirical
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, support group, skeptic, alien contact, journalist, society, screwball, small town, investigative journalist
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state
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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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, conspiracy, spacecraft, mental institution, haunted by the past, alien encounter, race against time, danger, supernatural, life is a bitch, on the run, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, suspenseful, not serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, adventure, supernatural, deadly creature, alien encounter, ufo, danger, heroes, race against time, deadly, space and aliens, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: california, usa, nevada
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 42K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: psychic, time travel, quarantine, special agents, foreknowledge, investigation, distopia, missing person, danger, ufo, imaginary, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle, seattle washington
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 4.1
 768
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: missing child, danger, mystery, alien abduction, family relations, investigation, uncover truth, pregnancy, losing-it hero, supportive spouse, family problems, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Watchers 5: Let Me In (2012)
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Watchers series has reached new, extraordinary heights, presenting one thrilling segment after another. LA Marzulli and Richard Shaw's ongoing adventures continue with the story of black-eyed children who appear at hotels and car windows, ...
Style: psychotronic, captivating, serious, disturbing
Plot: ufo, supernatural, alien abduction, portal, bible, conspiracy theory, paranormal, prophecy, paranormal phenomena, laboratory
Place: middle east
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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, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, adventure, mars, boy, young heroes, parents and children, evil alien, guilt, alien, mother son relationship, abduction, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, bleak, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, destruction, humanity in peril, survival, first contact, danger, disintegration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, south america, paris france ...
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 6.3
 71K
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: serious, tense, twist ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, disorder, danger, alien, parents and children, family in danger, paranormal activity, bird, evil alien, graphic violence, abduction, self destructing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 3.1
 1K
The Device (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Abby and Rebecca Powell haven't seen each other since a traumatic event in their youth ripped them apart. Reunited for the first time in over a decade, the sisters take a trip to spread their mother's ashes at a secluded lake. As the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, scary ...
Plot: sibling relationship, supernatural, in the woods, lake, alien abduction, alien encounter, sister sister relationship, evil alien, changing the past or future, danger, experiment, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: survival horror, post apocalypse, survival, scientist, alien invasion, end of the world, alien abduction, interracial relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, alien attack, bonding, love interest ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: france
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 4.1
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Alien Exorcism (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A brave scientist has been studying thousands of cases related to alien abductions. By placing abductees under hypnosis, he arrives at the unsettling discovery that for thousands of years, a variety of extra-terrestrial races have been installing ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: love interest, secret service, scientist, alien abduction, alien, science, religion, alien race, teenage girl, alien possession, soul music, 18 year old ...
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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, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, spacecraft, alien, cowboy, sheriff, alien invasion, space and aliens, back from the dead, escape, small town, chaos ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
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Invasion Planet Earth (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of his young daughter, Thomas Dunn is a man who has lost his faith. His life has crumbled and his confidence is shattered. Yet, on this day he wakes to discover that Mandy, his loving wife is finally pregnant again. Maybe this is ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, disturbing, intense, exciting ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenic, little boy, paranoia, haunted by the past, alien contact, alien invasion, fear, father son relationship, space station, ufo, british soldier ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, big ben london, britain, london, new york
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 4.6
 3K
Almost Human (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mark Fisher disappeared from his home in a brilliant flash of blue light almost two years ago. His friend Seth Hampton was the last to see him alive. Now a string of grisly, violent murders leads Seth to believe that Mark is back, and something evil ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic, disturbing
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, danger, deadly, supernatural, alien invasion, alien, death of protagonist, alien abduction, chainsaw, diner ...
Time: year 1987, 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: usa, maine
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