ALIEN INVASION SCI-FI PART1by samnigam20 | created - 08 Apr 2012 | updated - 15 Dec 2015 | Public
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1. Alien (1979)
R | 116 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 652,212 | Gross: $78.90M
2. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Votes: 554,199 | Gross: $85.16M
3. Alien³ (1992)
R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After her last encounter, Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along an unwelcome visitor.
Votes: 237,095 | Gross: $55.47M
4. Alien: Resurrection (1997)
R | 109 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her battle against the aliens. Along with a crew of space pirates, Ripley must also prevent the deadly aliens from reaching Earth.
Votes: 195,552 | Gross: $47.75M
5. Predator (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.
Votes: 319,550 | Gross: $59.74M
6. Predator 2 (1990)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Amidst a territorial gang war in 1997, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.
Votes: 119,948 | Gross: $30.67M
8. AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
During an archaeological expedition on Bouvetøya Island in Antarctica, a team of archaeologists and other scientists find themselves caught up in a battle between the two legends. Soon, the team realize that only one species can win.
Votes: 160,542 | Gross: $80.28M
9. Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Warring Alien and Predator races descend on a rural Colorado town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival.
Votes: 101,837 | Gross: $41.80M
10. Alien Nation (1988)
R | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In 1988, Earth makes the first contact with an alien civilization. In 1991, these aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after three years of quarantine.
Votes: 12,427 | Gross: $25.22M
11. Alien Nation (1989–1990)
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A flying saucer crashed in the Mojave Desert and its inhabitants turned out to be alien slaves, bred to be super intelligent and strong, and controllable by their Overseers. These ... See full summary »
Alien Nation (1989–1990)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A bigoted human policeman in the L.A. of the future and his alien partner learn to live with each other's differences while attempting to solve a drug conspiracy hidden in the subculture of... See full summary »
Now (2002– )
27 min | Documentary, News
NOW looks at how Republican candidates, eager to rally conservative voters, are talking tough on illegal immigration -- even if that means bucking the President. Even more surprising, ... See full summary »
15. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Votes: 469,129 | Gross: $306.17M
16. Battleship (2012)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.
Votes: 216,318 | Gross: $65.42M
18. Battlefield Earth (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After enslavement and near extermination by an alien race in the year 3000, humanity begins to fight back.
Votes: 69,102 | Gross: $21.47M
20. V (1984–1985)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A year after Liberation Day, courtesy of the red-dust bacteria, the humanoid, lizard-like aliens develop a resistance to the micro-organism and try to regain control of the Earth--only now some humans are knowingly working with them.
22. V (2009–2011)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An extraterrestrial race arrives on Earth with seemingly good intentions, only to slowly reveal their true machinations the more ingrained into society they become.
23. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
PG | 115 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion.
Votes: 42,218 | Gross: $24.95M
26. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos.
Votes: 156,071 | Gross: $132.09M
27. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
Votes: 974,781 | Gross: $760.51M
28. Cocoon (1985)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
Votes: 49,106 | Gross: $76.11M
29. Cocoon: The Return (1988)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
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?
Votes: 13,212 | Gross: $18.92M
31. Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004 Video)
R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait.
UFO Hunters (2008– )
TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi
On August 21st, 2004, people driving home from an Ozzy Osbourne concert in Tinley Park, Illinois, reported seeing a large triangular UFO with three bright red lights. Two months later, on ... See full summary »
35. Invasion (1997– )
175 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Small rocks fall from the sky which, when touched, trigger a latent virus that has always existed in humans and begins mutating them into an alien species. Taking advantage of its hive ... See full summary »
36. The UFO Incident (1975 TV Movie)
92 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the early 1960s, a married couple undergo hypnosis, which unlocks memories of a forgotten event on a lonely road. Soon they believe they were abducted by extraterrestrials.
40. Is It Real? (2005– )
Pre-Monster Quest, this series attempts to debunk some of histories greatest legends. Ranging from mysterious crop circles to the infamous legend of The Russian Bigfoot, are these myths escalated from legendary folklore - Or are they real?
42. The Bermuda Triangle (1978)
Not Rated | 112 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Mystery
The passengers and crew of a boat on a summer cruise in the Caribbean stray near the famed Bermuda Triangle, and mysterious things start happening.
43. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
G | 132 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder.
Votes: 70,070 | Gross: $82.26M
44. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.
45. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the vicinity of the liberated planet of Bajor, the Federation space station Deep Space Nine guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the galaxy.
46. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is seventy-five years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
47. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed.
Votes: 104,848 | Gross: $92.00M
48. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
PG | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.
Votes: 60,904 | Gross: $74.89M
49. Star Trek: Generations (1994)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Captain Picard, with the help of long presumed dead Captain Kirk, must stop a renegade scientist willing to murder on a planetary scale in order to enter an energy ribbon.
Votes: 66,087 | Gross: $75.67M
50. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.
Votes: 64,552 | Gross: $76.47M
52. Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When the crew of the Enterprise learn of a Federation conspiracy against the inhabitants of a unique planet, Captain Picard begins an open rebellion.
Votes: 61,456 | Gross: $70.12M
53. Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty. Captain Picard and his crew discover a serious threat to the Federation once Praetor Shinzon plans to attack Earth.
Votes: 63,852 | Gross: $43.25M
54. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's long-lost half-brother who hijacks the Enterprise for an obsessive search for God at the center of the galaxy.
Votes: 48,379 | Gross: $52.21M
55. Stargate (1994)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Votes: 158,519 | Gross: $71.57M
56. Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An international team of scientists and military personnel discover a Stargate network in the Pegasus Galaxy and come face-to-face with a new, powerful enemy, The Wraith.
57. SGU Stargate Universe (2009–2011)
Not Rated | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Trapped on an Ancient spaceship billions of light-years from home, a group of soldiers and civilians struggle to survive and find their way back to Earth.
Is It Real? (2005– )
TV-PG | 51 min | Documentary, History
Is it Real examines the legend of Atlantis. It interviews experts and consider the theory of whether Atlantis is really the ancient city of Akrotiri on the island of Santorini.
59. Atlantis: The Lost Continent (1961)
Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer... See full summary »
60. 51 (2011)
R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
51 chronicles what happens after political pressure from the American public forces the Air Force to provide a few well-known reporters with limited access to the most secretive base on the... See full summary »
61. Area 51 (2015)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
64. Dune (1984)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.
Votes: 105,276 | Gross: $30.93M
67. Flash Gordon (1980)
PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.
68. The Last Starfighter (1984)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.
Votes: 32,224 | Gross: $28.73M
69. Enemy Mine (1985)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually, he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting. They band together ... See full summary »
Votes: 37,433 | Gross: $4.27M
70. Krull (1983)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.
Votes: 25,683 | Gross: $16.52M
71. Forbidden Planet (1956)
G | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.
Votes: 38,260 | Gross: $3.00M
77. War of the Planets (1977)
PG | 89 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A strange signal arrives on the Earth disturbing all communications, while an ufo appears above the Antarctic sea. Captain Alex Hamilton is sent with his spaceship and crew to the space ... See full summary »
79. Dark Skies (1996–1997)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
In 1960s America, a young couple struggle to expose the truth about a hidden alien invasion, while a secret government organization follows its own agenda in dealing with the threat.
80. Fatal Sky (1990)
R | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In Norway a military plane crashes under mysterious circumstances: in his last message the pilot reported many lights falling from the sky. The NATO wants to play down the incident, but the... See full summary »
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81. Mission to Mars (2000)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting an unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.
Votes: 64,392 | Gross: $60.88M
84. My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who's quite ... See full summary »
Votes: 22,587 | Gross: $13.85M
85. I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)
Not Rated | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Aliens arrive on Earth to possess the bodies of humans. One of their first victims is a young man, whose new wife soon realizes something is wrong with him.
89. Ancient Secrets of the Bible (1992 TV Movie)
28 min | Documentary
Jesus Christ is the center of the worldwide Christian faith. Is there any historical, archaeological, or scientific confirmation that Jesus did in fact live and grow to manhood in the ... See full summary »
94. Full Disclosure: Government Cover-up on Alien Abduction (1995 Video)
40 min | Short, Sci-Fi
Lisa Hollis just wanted a normal life.She had sickness, flashbacks and was soon harassed by the government. She decided to prove that aliens DID exist. Will she be able to prove aliens ... See full summary »
95. Mysteries of Egypt (1998)
38 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
Egypt is and ever was a place of mystery. Many rumors spread around the great Pyramids of Gizeh (the only one of the seven wonders of the world left), their age ranges - in different ... See full summary »
Votes: 443 | Gross: $40.59M
96. Chariots of the Gods (1970)
G | 92 min | Documentary
Documentary based on the book by Erich Von Daniken concerning the ancient mysteries of the world, such as the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico, ancient cave drawings, the monuments of Easter ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,114 | Gross: $25.95M
97. Chariots of the Gods? The Mysteries Continue (1996 TV Movie)
46 min | Documentary
An update of "Chariots of the Gods" (1970), this slick production provides updates of Erich von Däniken's controversial theories with von Däniken himself acting as co-host. Shooting ... See full summary »
98. Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1990)
R | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi
An alien "policeman" arrives on Earth to apprehend a renegade of his own race who impregnates a woman with a potentially destructive mutant embryo.
99. Outlander (2008)
R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.
Votes: 66,916 | Gross: $0.16M