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1. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A military officer is brought into an alien war against an extraterrestrial enemy who can reset the day and know the future. When this officer is enabled with the same power, he teams up with a Special Forces warrior to try and end the war.
2. Man of Steel (2013)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction.
3. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man's best weapon is the will to survive.
4. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them.
5. 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..
6. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant planet containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone.
7. The X-Files (1993–2002)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
8. Fringe (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
9. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The planet from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?
10. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.
11. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 160 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
12. War of the Worlds (2005)
PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.
13. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
As the Clone Wars near an end, the Sith Lord Darth Sidious steps out of the shadows, at which time Anakin succumbs to his emotions, becoming Darth Vader and putting his relationships with Obi-Wan and Padme at risk.
14. Transformers (2007)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.
15. 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.
16. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
PG | 115 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.
17. Green Lantern (2011)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A test pilot, Hal Jordan, is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps.
18. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Pulled to the far side of the Galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
20. Alien³ (1992)
R | 114 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Ripley continues to be stalked by a savage alien, after her escape pod crashes on a prison planet.
21. Men in Black (1997)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A streetwise NYPD detective joins a secret organization that polices extraterrestrial affairs on Earth.
22. Spaceballs (1987)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Planet Spaceball's President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal Planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.
23. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A prequel series, set 100 years before the original Star Trek series, which focuses on the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the formation of the Federation and the Earth-Romulan Wars. The series is set aboard the Earth ship Enterprise NX-01, captained by Jonathan Archer.
24. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
25. Lilo & Stitch (2002)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive from the law.
26. Contact (1997)
PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.
27. The Iron Giant (1999)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A boy makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.
29. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.
30. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
31. Signs (2002)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
32. The Last Starfighter (1984)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A video-gaming boy, seemingly doomed to stay at his trailer park home all his life, finds himself recruited as a gunner for an alien defense force.
33. Mars Attacks! (1996)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor.
34. Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.
Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Steve Oedekerk, Scott Mitchell Rosenberg | Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Abigail Spencer
36. The Abyss (1989)
PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A civilian diving team are enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.
38. Dreamcatcher (2003)
R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.
39. The Darkest Hour (2011)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Drama, Horror
In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race who have attacked Earth via our power supply.
41. Evolution (2001)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A firefighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky-but-sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving ever since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.
42. Solaris (2002)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
43. Mission to Mars (2000)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.
45. Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.
46. Explorers (1985)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Ben Crandall, an alien-obsessed kid, dreams one night of a circuit board. Drawing out the circuit, he and his friends Wolfgang and Darren set it up, and discover they have been given the ... See full summary »
47. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Captain Picard and his crew pursue the Borg back in time to stop them from preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. They also make sure that Zefram Cochrane makes his famous maiden flight at warp speed.
48. Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A spaceship with three furry aliens lands in a California girl's swimming pool, so she makes friends with them.
49. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Approved | 92 min | Sci-Fi
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
50. Taken (2002 TV Mini-Series)
877 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
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 ... See full summary »