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1. Life (I) (2017)

R | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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54 Metascore

A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form, that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada

Votes: 100,585 | Gross: $30.18M

2. Arrival (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.0
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81 Metascore

When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 366,910 | Gross: $100.50M

3. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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83 Metascore

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.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 944,360 | Gross: $760.51M

4. The Thing (1982)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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57 Metascore

A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who's human and who's not before it's too late.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Votes: 283,247 | Gross: $13.78M

5. The Box (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

5.6
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47 Metascore

A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don't know.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn

Votes: 79,390 | Gross: $15.05M

6. The Abyss (1989)

PG-13 | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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62 Metascore

A civilian diving team is enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

Votes: 139,012 | Gross: $54.22M

7. They Live (1988)

R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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52 Metascore

A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George 'Buck' Flower

Votes: 81,727 | Gross: $13.01M

8. Monsters (2010)

R | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
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63 Metascore

Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able, Mario Zuniga Benavides, Annalee Jefferies

Votes: 79,751 | Gross: $0.24M

9. Village of the Damned (1995)

R | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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41 Metascore

A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley, Linda Kozlowski, Michael Paré

Votes: 23,275 | Gross: $9.42M

10. The Invasion (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 99 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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45 Metascore

As a Washington psychiatrist unearths the origin of an alien epidemic, she also discovers her son might be the only way it can be stopped.

Directors: Oliver Hirschbiegel, James McTeigue | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam, Jackson Bond

Votes: 67,459 | Gross: $15.07M

11. *batteries not included (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition.

Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña

Votes: 25,033 | Gross: $32.95M

12. The Andromeda Strain (1971)

G | 131 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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60 Metascore

A group of scientists investigate a deadly new alien virus before it can spread.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: James Olson, Arthur Hill, David Wayne, Kate Reid

Votes: 27,628

13. Body Snatchers (1993)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A teenage girl and her father discover alien clones are replacing humans on a remote U.S. military base in Alabama.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Meg Tilly, Terry Kinney, Reilly Murphy

Votes: 14,159 | Gross: $0.43M

14. Defying Gravity (2009)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the Solar System, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away.

Stars: Ron Livingston, Malik Yoba, Andrew Airlie, Paula Garcés

Votes: 9,178

15. Planet of the Vampires (1965)

Unrated | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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After landing on a mysterious planet, a team of astronauts begin to turn on each other, swayed by the uncertain influence of the planet and its strange inhabitants.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Norma Bengell, Ángel Aranda, Evi Marandi

Votes: 3,896

16. The Quatermass Xperiment (1955)

78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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In 1950s England, professor Quatermass' manned rocket ship returns to Earth, but two of the astronauts are missing and the survivor seems ill and unable to communicate.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Jack Warner, Margia Dean, Thora Hird

Votes: 4,123

17. Brain Dead (2007)

95 min | Horror

5.2
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The story of six people caught in the unusual (except in horror films) predicament of being stranded in a deserted fishing lodge with a host of alien-infected, mutant amoeba-controlled zombies at their doorstep.

Director: Kevin Tenney | Stars: Joshua Benton, Sarah Grant Brendecke, David Crane, Andy Forrest

Votes: 952

18. SuperTed (1983–1986)

10 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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In a toy factory, after being made, a teddy bear is put in a storeroom after being deposed. The teddy bear is found by a cosmic being from outer space known as Spotty Man, and Spotty Man ... See full summary »

Stars: Derek Griffiths, Peter Hawkins, Jon Pertwee, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 929

19. Saramanda (1986 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Life Force is the sequel to Gradius, so you might assume that our old friend the Konami Code would also work with this game.

Votes: 32

20. Alien Planet (2005 TV Movie)

94 min | Documentary, Animation, Adventure

7.4
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The CGI or computer animated drama/documentary takes place on Darwin IV, a planet 6.5 light years from earth, with 2 suns and 60% of Earth's gravity. Having identified Darwin as a world ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Wayne D. Barlowe, Curtis Clark, James Garvin, Jamie Hanes

Votes: 1,287

21. Nesmluvená setkání (1995 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Crew of a spaceship spearheading colonization of a planet comes into contact with just one local inhabitant - a humanoid boy that looks remarkably human.

Director: Irena Pavlásková | Stars: Petr Rícánek, Lukás Vaculík, Josef Abrhám, Martina Mensíková

Votes: 41

22. Voice Over (2011)

10 min | Short, Action, Drama

7.3
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Three extreme situations that are actually the same.

Director: Martín Rosete | Stars: Jonathan D. Mellor, Féodor Atkine, Javier Cidoncha, Luna Montignier Peiro

Votes: 796

23. The Thing (2016 Video Game)

Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Set after the events of The Thing (1982), gamers play as a rescue team to embark on a mission to find Captain Blake and escort him back to Alaska.

Director: Richard Smith | Stars: Stephen Farbman, Joe Filippone, Tuong Klein, Vincent van Ommen

24. Flying Fuckernauts vs. The Astro Bastards (2016)

5 min | Short, Action, Comedy

7.4
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Astro Bastards declare a cosmic war on their unwanted ancestors, Flying Fuckernauts in this spectacular trailer for a "lost" (actually fictional) sci-fi movie presented by The Angry Video Game Nerd (2004)'s eponymous host.

Director: James Rolfe | Stars: Nathan Barnatt, James Rolfe, Kevin Finn, Jeff Worton

Votes: 30

25. Martian (2010 Video)

Animation, Short

6.2
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Martian and Terra discover a lifeless Jovian freighter is not abandoned.

Director: Brandon Hex | Stars: Ben Maclaine, Deanna Meske, Mark Starks, Alex Mathias

Votes: 12

26. A.D.A.M: The Beginning (2013)

Sci-Fi

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A.D.A.M. is a Sci-Fi story based off the NASA discovery of a new life form that thrives off of arsenic instead of phosphorus. At its core, A.D.A.M. reflects present day scientific ... See full summary »

Director: Melissa Caudle | Stars: Jaqueline Fleming, Bill Ensley, DH Lewis, Clyde Jones

27. Martian 2 (2011 Video)

7 min | Animation, Short

8.1
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Captain Courageous joins the team to battle a space dragon.

Director: Brandon Hex | Stars: Ben Maclaine, Deanna Meske, Wally Wingert, Nilsa Castro

Votes: 370

28. Kurau: Phantom Memory (2004–2005)

30 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Daisuke Hirakawa, Rie Kugimiya, Kenta Miyake, Mamoru Miyano

Votes: 121

29. Aliens (1990 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Director: S. Okamoto

Votes: 58

30. Space Pirates (1992 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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The player is a star ranger who must save a starship from space pirates and collect the scattered parts of the mighty Star-Splitter Cannon to finally destroy the pirates' starship Black Dragon and stop their raygunslinging captain Talon.

Director: Barry Kirk | Stars: Mike Fleming, Jane E. Goold, Ben Zeller, Adrienne Bailey

Votes: 6

31. R-Type (1987 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A side-scrolling space-shooter featuring various power-ups and bio-mechanical enemies.

Votes: 99

32. Cuando nieva sobre el hielo del infierno (2012)

8 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A couple is celebrating their anniversary in an enclave in the middle of an inhospitable icy place.

Director: Pedro Jaén R. | Stars: Rubén Trujillo Yranzo, Ruxandra Oancea, Tomásnuel Menelik, Paula Beatriz Menelik

Votes: 12

33. Xenophobe (1987 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Votes: 5

34. Alien Syndrome (1987 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Votes: 11

35. Image Fight (1988 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

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36. Through the Wormhole (2010– )
Episode: Are We Alone? (2010)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.0
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This program considers the likelihood that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe and the prospects that it may inhabit a nearby planet. Then the various methods being used to look for alien intelligence are reviewed.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, William J. Borucki, Paul Davies, Geoff Marcy

Votes: 148

37. Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)
Episode: Beyond the Farthest Star (1973)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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The Enterprise finds an ancient abandoned starship, and a malevolent entity on it eager to take over the Starfleet ship.

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei

Votes: 379

38. Torchwood (2006–2011)
Episode: Children of Earth: Day Five (2009)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

9.0
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With little choice now but to give in to their demands, the British authorities begin to round up the children under the pretense of giving them inoculations. Panic begins to set in as ... See full summary »

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen, Peter Capaldi

Votes: 994

39. Torchwood (2006–2011)
Episode: Children of Earth: Day Four (2009)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

9.1
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Jack is forced to confess how he helped broker a deal in 1965 when the 456 aliens offered an antidote against a deadly universal flu virus in exchange for twelve children who would 'live ... See full summary »

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Gareth David-Lloyd, Kai Owen

Votes: 876

40. Torchwood (2006–2011)
Episode: Children of Earth: Day One (2009)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.9
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At 8.40am, every child in the world suddenly stops, chanting the words "we are coming" again and again. Whilst investigating, the remaining Torchwood team face greater personal and ... See full summary »

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Gareth David-Lloyd, Kai Owen

Votes: 1,087

41. Torchwood (2006–2011)
Episode: Children of Earth: Day Three (2009)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.8
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The team hide out in a former Torchwood holding facility, stealing to survive. Gwen meets with Lois, giving her a laptop and special contact lenses to report back to her. Gwen also has Clem... See full summary »

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Gareth David-Lloyd, Kai Owen

Votes: 809

42. Torchwood (2006–2011)
Episode: Children of Earth: Day Two (2009)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.8
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The bomb explodes, blowing up Torchwood. Gwen escapes and goes on the run with husband Rhys, with an army detachment under tough female Captain Johnson in pursuit. Dekker gives Frobisher ... See full summary »

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Gareth David-Lloyd, Kai Owen

Votes: 831

43. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: Day of the Dove (1968)

TV-PG | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.0
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Both humans and Klingons have been lured to a planet by a formless entity that feeds on hatred and has set about to fashion them into a permanent food supply for itself.

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Michael Ansara

Votes: 1,334

44. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Future Imperfect (1990)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.8
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The Enterprise is conducting a security sweep in an area near the Neutral Zone when they are probed by what Captain Picard thinks may be a secret Romulan base. Commander Riker, who has just... See full summary »

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,345

45. Ben 10 (2005–2008)
Episode: Grudge Match (2006)

23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Kevin and Ben become part of an alien abduction where they find themselves enslaved and forced to take part in televised galactic gladiatorial games.

Director: Sebastian Montes | Stars: Tara Strong, Meagan Smith, Paul Eiding, Armin Shimerman

Votes: 68

46. Through the Wormhole (2010– )
Episode: How Did We Get Here? (2010)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.1
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Scientists explore a variety of ways that life may have formed on earth and try to recreate them.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Jeffrey L. Bada, Jennifer Blank, Paul Davies

Votes: 146

47. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: Is There in Truth No Beauty? (1968)

TV-PG | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.0
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Lovely telepath Miranda is aide to Ambassador Kollos, in a box to stop insanity when humans see Medusans. She rejects Larry, a designer of Enterprise, and senses murderous intent nearby.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Diana Muldaur

Votes: 1,263

48. Monsters (1988–1990)
Episode: Micro Minds (1990)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.0
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An astronomy student believes she has contacted an alien lifeform that is frighteningly close to earth.

Director: Anthony Santa Croce | Stars: Troy Donahue, Belle Avery, David Parmenter

Votes: 46

49. Lost in Space (1965–1968)
Episode: No Place to Hide (1965)

52 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.6
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The Robinsons, Earth's first family of outer space, head to colonize Alpha Centauri in their flying saucer, the Gemini 12, but crash land on an uncharted planet where they deal with its challenges and dangers.

Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen

Votes: 106

50. Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)
Episode: One of Our Planets Is Missing (1973)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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The crew of the Enterprise must stop a living planet consuming cloud before it attacks an inhabited world.

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei

Votes: 315