Most Popular "Alien Race" Titles
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1. Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough?
Votes: 45,340 | Gross: $100.06M
2. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
Votes: 391,481 | Gross: $228.76M
3. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.
Votes: 675,859 | Gross: $333.13M
4. The 5th Wave (2016)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.
Votes: 53,872 | Gross: $34.91M
5. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Votes: 906,698 | Gross: $460.94M
6. 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.
Votes: 543,937 | Gross: $291.02M
7. The Avengers (2012)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.
Votes: 989,961 | Gross: $623.28M
8. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.
Votes: 429,030 | Gross: $100.19M
9. 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.
Votes: 454,955 | Gross: $126.46M
10. Thor: The Dark World (2013)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.
Writers: Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Don Payne, Robert Rodat, Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby | Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård
Votes: 411,711 | Gross: $206.36M
12. Jupiter Ascending (2015)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry.
Votes: 138,678 | Gross: $47.38M
13. Pixels (2015)
PG-13 | 106 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.
Votes: 88,625 | Gross: $78.75M
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.
Votes: 511,728 | Gross: $318.76M
15. Pacific Rim (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.
Votes: 379,658 | Gross: $101.79M
16. John Carter (2012)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior.
Votes: 211,647 | Gross: $73.06M
17. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to reclaim their old glory.
Votes: 532,500 | Gross: $474.54M
18. Green Lantern (2011)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Reckless 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.
Votes: 222,713 | Gross: $116.59M
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.
Votes: 833,419 | Gross: $290.16M
20. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
During the near end of the clone wars, Darth Sidious has revealed himself and is ready to execute the last part of his plan to rule the Galaxy. Sidious is ready for his new apprentice, Lord... See full summary »
Votes: 517,809 | Gross: $380.26M
21. 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.
22. Dark City (1998)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun.
Votes: 156,433 | Gross: $14.34M
23. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.
Votes: 530,237 | Gross: $115.65M
24. Men in Black (1997)
PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.
Votes: 401,303 | Gross: $250.15M
25. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Borg go 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: 97,264 | Gross: $92.00M
26. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.
Votes: 325,217 | Gross: $352.36M
27. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
PG | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé, while Obi-Wan investigates an assassination attempt on the Senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi.
Votes: 462,241 | Gross: $310.68M
28. Galaxy Quest (1999)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help.
Votes: 123,226 | Gross: $71.42M
29. Dragonball: Evolution (2009)
PG | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 56,296 | Gross: $9.35M
31. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Votes: 322,160 | Gross: $402.08M
32. The Host (2013)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world.
Votes: 92,168 | Gross: $26.62M
33. Titan A.E. (2000)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young man learns that he has to find a hidden Earth ship before an enemy alien species does in order to secure the survival of humanity.
Votes: 52,149 | Gross: $22.75M
34. The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
In this live-action prequel to the 1994 comedy hit, the Flintstones and the Rubbles go on a trip to Rock Vegas, where Wilma is pursued by playboy Chip Rockefeller.
Votes: 15,462 | Gross: $35.23M
35. The Event (2010– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a man goes looking for his missing girlfriend, he stumbles upon a government conspiracy that is bigger than the president himself.
36. Stargate: Continuum (2008 Video)
98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
37. Body Snatchers (1993)
R | 87 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller
A teenage girl and her father discover alien clones are replacing humans on a remote U.S. military base in Alabama.
Votes: 13,397 | Gross: $0.43M
38. Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
39. Space: Above and Beyond (1995–1996)
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
The Earth is embroiled in a desperate war against alien invaders, and this series focuses on one squadron of Marine pilots involved in it.
40. Alien Nation (1988)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A few years from now, Earth will have the first contact with an alien civilization. These aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after years of quarantine.
Votes: 11,270 | Gross: $25.22M
41. Five Million Years to Earth (1967)
Approved | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A mysterious artifact is unearthed in London, and famous scientist Bernard Quatermass is called into to divine its origins and explain its strange effects on people.
42. Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
TV-14 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 2199, the crew of the space battleship Yamato set out on a journey to the planet Iskandar to acquire a device that can heal the war-ravaged Earth.
43. Half-Life 2 (2004 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Dr. Freeman is taken out of stasis by his "employer" to help rid the planet of invading aliens forces known as the Combine that entered through the portals he helped create.
44. Kaena: The Prophecy (2003)
PG-13 | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
AXIS, a gigantic coiling plant, stretches high above the clouds... At its center is a village whose people are in mortal danger because Axis is withering... it's sap is drying up. The ... See full summary »
Writers: Pierre Bordage, Patrick Daher, Chris Delaporte, Tarik Hamdine, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Benjamin Legrand, Kenneth Oppel | Directors: Chris Delaporte, Pascal Pinon | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Anjelica Huston, Richard Harris, Cécile De France
Votes: 3,443 | Gross: $0.01M
45. Dead Space (2008 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Horror
Engineer Isaac Clarke and his crew get stranded on a large, abandoned mining ship. There, Clarke needs to repair the giant ship while battling nasty aliens and solving the mystery of what happened to the ship.
46. Prelude to Axanar (2014)
21 min | Short, Action, Drama
Various retired leaders discuss their experiences of The Four Years War, a war between Star Fleet and The Klingons, and the build up to a battle at Axanar that caused a major turning point in the war.
47. Under the Mountain (2009)
PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Teenage twins battle dark forces hidden beneath Auckland's volcanoes.
48. Gayniggers from Outer Space (1992)
26 min | Comedy, Short, Sci-Fi
Extraterrestrial beings travel the galaxy to free men "oppressed" by females to make way for an entirely-homosexual society.
50. The Arrival of Wang (2011)
80 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An extraterrestrial has arrived on earth and it is up to the State to find out its motive, in the meantime, the interpreter has concerns.