Shape shifting alien movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant shape shifting alien movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out surprise ending, suspense, cult film, suspenseful, exciting and psychotronic films and TV shows about / with shape shifting alien, alien, space and aliens, transformation, danger, alien invasion, monster, alien encounter, spacecraft and death plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as shape shifting alien: Species III (2004), Species (1995), The Thing (1982), Men in Black: International (2019), The Thing (2011), Alien Trespass (2009), The Aliens (2016), Decoys 2: Alien Seduction (2007), Cocoon: The Return (1988), Breach (2020).

List of shape shifting alien movies

 4.2
 10K
Species III (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she delivers her child in an ambulance, alien Eve is killed by a half-breed. Fortunately, Dr. Abbot scoops up the baby alien and escapes. In time, the baby grows into a gorgeous blonde named Sara and begins her quest to find a worthy mate. But ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, erotic, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, evil alien, space and aliens, laboratory, shape shifting alien, femme fatale, sex scene, military, transformation, breeding, chaos, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
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 5.8
 81K
Species (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1993, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. The result is Sil, a sensual but deadly creature who can change from ...
Style: suspense, scary, sexy, suspenseful, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, cocoon, monster, genetics, genetic engineering, deadly creature, scientist, dna, femme fatale, interspecies sex, cloning, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 8.2
 424K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, survival, isolation, paranoia, snow, supernatural, creature, scientist, fear, suspicion, body horror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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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, funny, epic, buddy movie ...
Plot: alien, extraterrestrial, superhero, creature, alien race, secret organization, alien life-form, chase, shape shifting alien, teamwork, secret agents, agent ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996, year 1986, 90s, year 2016 ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, paris france, london, new york, naples italy ...
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 6.2
 134K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, alien invasion, evil alien, chase, alien encounter, death, space and aliens, survival, survival horror, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
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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, ufo, alien encounter, adventure, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space and aliens, race against time, heroes, benign alien, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: california, usa, nevada
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 6.1
 2K
The Aliens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nearly 40 years ago aliens crash-landed in the UK. They look like us, but are forced to live in a ghetto. Border control officer Lewis falls in love with one.
Style: captivating
Plot: alien, drug dealing, distopia, human alien relationship, benign alien, extraterrestrial, society, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life, alien encounter, social issues ...
Place: england
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Decoys 2: Alien Seduction (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sam, a college student in a small Northwestern town, reluctantly joins his roommates in a contest to see who can hook up with the most gorgeous co-eds by the end of the semester. But when men slowly start disappearing around town, he and his friends ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, sexy, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, supernatural, alien encounter, female humanoid alien, youth, space and aliens, deadly creature, college life, college, college student, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Cocoon: The Return (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old, or will they be tempted to stay back on earth, or will they?
Style: humorous, touching, melancholic, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: alien, senior citizen, extraterrestrial, cocoon, space and aliens, pregnant woman, expectant father, transformation, catastrophe, doctors, destiny, childhood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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 3.0
 18K
Breach (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A hardened mechanic must stay awake and maintain an interstellar ark fleeing the dying planet Earth with a few thousand lucky souls on board... the last of humanity. Unfortunately, humans are not the only passengers. A shapeshifting alien creature ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: monster, space travel, space and aliens, undead, morgue, marine, space colony, evil alien, alien encounter, trapped in space, spacecraft, alien parasite ...
Time: future
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Species: The Awakening (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scientist, Dr Holander, takes his niece Miranda to Mexico in an attempt to reverse the effects of the alien DNA he used to create her. However the treatment goes horribly wrong, and sets Miranda on a killing spree as she sets out to find a mate.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, scientist, space and aliens, save the world, supernatural, transformation, mistaken identity, heroic mission, alien encounter, escapades, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Time: 2000s
Place: latin america, mexico
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 3.7
 2K
Breeders (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An otherwordly perpetrator has been attacking female virgins in Manhattan. As Dr. Pace and Detective Andriotti work together to identify the strange organic materials found on the women, the victims begin arising in a trance and leaving the hospital.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, rape, raped by monster, monster, space and aliens, woman in danger, supernatural, body horror, transformation, parasite, exploitation, impregnation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 5.4
 755
Phil the Alien (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Phil the Alien crashes to Earth and find himself alone in the wilds of northern Canada. In the process of going home he goes from drunk to christian rock singer to mass murder.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: alien, small town, prostitute, benign alien, secret agents, alcohol abuse, space and aliens, getting home, misfit, silly humor, supernatural power, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
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 7.4
 21K
Ben 10 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ben 10 was an American animated series created by Man of Action, and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. The series is about a 10 year old boy named Ben Tennyson who gets a watch-like alien device called the "Omnitrix". Attached to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, superhuman powers, teenager, good versus evil, family, escapades, save the world, young heroes, transformation, alien technology, alien creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 6.1
 27K
Lifeforce (1985)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A space shuttle mission investigating Halley's Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London's population into zombies. The only survivor of the expedition and British authorities attempt to capture a ...
Style: erotic, intense, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, alien, zombie, alien invasion, supernatural, apocalypse, astronaut, female vampire, survival, mind control, nudity (full frontal - brief), lust ...
Time: 80s, future, 21st century, near future
Place: europe, england, london, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
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Terminal Invasion (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aliens in human disguise commandeer a rural airport during a snowstorm. To survive, the people trapped inside must determine which of their own is not of this Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, airport, alien invasion, evil alien, prisoner, supernatural, save the world, confined, survival, stranded, criminal, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.6
 485K
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: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: superhero, humanity, alien life-form, alien monster, supernatural power, alien, super villain, super powers, experiment gone awry, crimes, experiment, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369 - 2375. Unlike the other Star Trek TV shows, it takes place on a space station instead of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: star trek, space wars, alien planet, alien, space station, space opera, honor, space travel, spacecraft, culture clash, military, prophecy ...
Time: 24th century, future
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 6.8
 559K
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, entertaining, humorous, psychotronic, feminist film ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, superheroine, female warrior, super powers, cat, heroine, strong female lead, supernatural power, alien, training, space wars ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1989, year 1995
Place: louisiana, los angeles
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 6.7
 166K
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, suspense, captivating, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: robot, giant robots, teenager, car, transforming robot, human versus robot, robot vs. robot, teenage hero, alien invasion, alien, teenage girl, swat team ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, texas
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The Death of Superman (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a hulking monster emerges from an underground resting place and begins a mindless rampage, the Justice League is quickly called in to stop the colossal force of nature. But it soon becomes apparent that only Superman can stand against the ...
Style: psychotronic, intense, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, superman character, heroes, monster, giant, flying superhero, batman, secret identity, super strength, bravery, fight, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: india, paris france
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Attack of the B.I.M.B.O.S (0000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Aliens Among Us threaten life as we know it as the fate of humanity hangs in the balance when a menacing shapeshifting alien race plots to infiltrate the human race and colonize earth for alien habitation. Standing in their way is the daughter of an ...
Plot: attack, alien, alien race, alien invasion, alien attack, shape shifting alien
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 5.7
 129K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, suburban life, alien invasion, father daughter relationship, invasion, friendship, space and aliens, heroes, farce, disguise, disorder, super weapon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
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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, entertaining, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, alien invasion, good versus evil, teamwork, alien, monster, superhuman powers, team, partners, heroic mission, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, usa, russia, plymouth ...
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 7.0
 48K
Starman (1984)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.
Style: road movie, feel good, touching, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night
Plot: alien, romance, time travel, road trip, adventure, supernatural, natural disaster, benign alien, runaway, chase, resurrection, alien contact ...
Time: 80s, future, year 1984, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., arizona, las vegas, wisconsin
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My Favorite Martian (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: News producer, Tim O'Hara gets himself fired for unwillingly compromising his bosses' daughter during a live transmission. A little later, he witnesses the crashing of a small Martian spacecraft, realizing his one-time chance of delivering ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, unusual plot structure, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: disney, alien, mars, martian, benign alien, fish out of water, nasa, family, hidden camera, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, adaptation ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california
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 7.4
 165K
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show - now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions - are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of ...
Style: parody, funny, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, monster, time travel, mistaken identity, actor, benign alien, alien invasion, sexy woman, shapeshifting, desert, space opera, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Dragonball Evolution (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.
Style: feel good, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, superhero, school, good versus evil, save the world, legends and myths, young heroes, rivalry, martial arts, bullying, dragon ...
Time: future
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 6.1
 36K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, creature, monster, small town, alien invasion, evil alien, space and aliens, chaos, misfit, family in danger, alien contact, alien monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
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Under the Mountain (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage twins battle dark forces hidden beneath Auckland's volcanoes.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventure, alien, good versus evil, young heroes, save the world, heroes, teenage life, siblings relations, alien invasion, coming of age, alien race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
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