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1. Prometheus (I) (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.1
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65 Metascore

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Writers: Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron

2. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)

44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.7
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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.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton

3. Transformers (2007)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
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61 Metascore

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.

Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, John Rogers | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson

4. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.7
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68 Metascore

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.

Writer: George Lucas | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

5. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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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.

Creators: Rick Berman, Michael Piller, Jeri Taylor | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

6. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 160 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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86 Metascore

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.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

7. Spaceballs (1987)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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46 Metascore

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.

Writers: Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan, Ronny Graham | Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman

8. Independence Day (1996)

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

6.9
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59 Metascore

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man's best weapon is the will to survive.

Writers: Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell

9. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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42 Metascore

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.

Writer: Ehren Kruger | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel

10. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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81 Metascore

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.

Writers: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell | Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

11. Torchwood (2006–2011)

50 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | Active

7.7
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The members of the Torchwood Institute, a secret organization founded by the British Crown, fight to protect the Earth from extraterrestrial and supernatural threats.

Creator: Russell T. Davies | Stars: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen, Gareth David-Lloyd

12. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure

6.3
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65 Metascore

Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.

Writers: David Koepp, George Lucas, Jeff Nathanson, Philip Kaufman | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen

13. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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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.

Creators: Rick Berman, Brannon Braga | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

14. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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57 Metascore

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real, or does he?

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon, Jon Povill, Gary Goldman | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

15. Prometheus 2 (2016)

Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Pre-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Writer: Michael Green | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Danny Webb

16. Mars Attacks! (1996)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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52 Metascore

Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor.

Writers: Len Brown, Woody Gelman, Wally Wood, Bob Powell, Norman Saunders, Jonathan Gems | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Annette Bening

17. Contact (1997)

PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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62 Metascore

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.

Writers: Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

18. Men in Black II (2002)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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49 Metascore

Agent J needs help so he is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory.

Writers: Lowell Cunningham, Robert Gordon, Barry Fanaro | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn, Lara Flynn Boyle

19. SGU Stargate Universe (2009–2011)

Not Rated | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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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.

Creators: Robert C. Cooper, Brad Wright | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Louis Ferreira, Brian J. Smith, Elyse Levesque

20. The Abyss (1989)

PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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62 Metascore

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

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

21. Babylon 5 (1994–1998)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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A space station in neutral territory is the focus of a unique five year saga.

Creator: J. Michael Straczynski | Stars: Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Bill Mumy

22. Justice League: War (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 79 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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The world's finest heroes found the Justice League in order to stop an alien invasion of Earth.

Writers: Heath Corson, Bill Finger, Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Scott Williams | Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Sean Astin, Zach Callison, Christopher Gorham, Justin Kirk

23. Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)

R | 94 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

4.7
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29 Metascore

Warring alien and predator races descend on a small town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival.

Writers: Shane Salerno, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett, Jim Thomas, John Thomas | Directors: Colin Strause, Greg Strause | Stars: Reiko Aylesworth, Steven Pasquale, John Ortiz, Johnny Lewis

24. Forbidden Planet (1956)

TV-PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.7
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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.

Writers: Cyril Hume, Irving Block, Allen Adler | Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

25. Taken (2002 TV Mini-Series)

877 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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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 »

Creator: Leslie Bohem | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Matt Frewer, Emily Bergl, Heather Donahue

26. The Event (2010– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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When a man goes looking for his missing girlfriend, he stumbles upon a government conspiracy that is bigger than the president himself.

Creator: Nick Wauters | Stars: Jason Ritter, Sarah Roemer, Ian Anthony Dale, Zeljko Ivanek

27. Transformers Prime (2010– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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In this new set of adventures the Autobots live on Earth and maintain their secret identity. They are joined by 3 teens as they battle the Decepticons.

Stars: Peter Cullen, Sumalee Montano, Jeffrey Combs, Frank Welker

28. V (1984–1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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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.

Creator: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Marc Singer, Faye Grant, Michael Ironside, Jane Badler

29. The Arrival (1996)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Zane, an astronomer, discovers intelligent alien life. But the aliens are keeping a deadly secret, and will do anything to stop Zane from learning it.

Writer: David Twohy | Director: David Twohy | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff, Shane

30. The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

PG | 84 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.

Writer: Ron Friedman | Director: Nelson Shin | Stars: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy, Norman Alden

31. Night of the Creeps (1986)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.

Writer: Fred Dekker | Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow

32. The Transformers (1984–1987)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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Two opposing camps of alien transforming robots fight in a war that has the fate of Earth in the balance.

Stars: Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen, Corey Burton

33. V (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 197 min | Sci-Fi

7.9
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When aliens come to Earth to ask for our help, a few suspicious humans discover their horrific true intentions and prepare to resist.

Writer: Kenneth Johnson | Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Jane Badler, Michael Durrell, Faye Grant, Peter Nelson

34. Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003–2005)

TV-Y7 | 15 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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The events and battles of the Old Republic's last major war is recounted.

Stars: Mat Lucas, James Arnold Taylor, André Sogliuzzo, Grey DeLisle

35. Mass Effect (2007 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.4
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In a future time, you play an emotionally scarred soldier who must stop a plot to exterminate humanity throughout the galaxy.

Writers: Drew Karpyshyn, Lukas Kristjanson, Chris L'Etoile, Mike Laidlaw, Mac Walters, Patrick Weekes | Director: Casey Hudson | Stars: Steven Barr, Kimberly Brooks, Keith David, Seth Green

36. Ben 10 (2005–2008)

30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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The story of Ben Tennyson, a typical kid who becomes very atypical after he discovers the Omnitrix, a mysterious alien device with the power to transform the wearer into ten different alien species.

Creators: Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau, Steven T. Seagle | Stars: Tara Strong, Paul Eiding, Meagan Smith, Dee Bradley Baker

37. Alien Nation (1989–1990)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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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 »

Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Lauren Woodland

38. Space Battleship Yamato (2010)

131 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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The crew of the space battleship Yamato set out on a journey to the planet Iscandar to acquire a device that can heal the ravaged Earth.

Writers: Leiji Matsumoto, Shimako Sato, Yoshinobu Nishizaki | Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Meisa Kuroki, Toshirô Yanagiba, Naoto Ogata

39. Item 47 (2012 Video)

12 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

6.6
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SHIELD agent Stillwell is assigned to recover an abandoned Chitauri weapon being used by a young bank robbing couple

Writer: Eric Pearson | Director: Louis D'Esposito | Stars: Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Bradford, Maximiliano Hernández, Titus Welliver

40. Crusade (1999– )

44 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A team of soldiers and scientists has five years to find a cure for a plague decimating Earth.

Creator: J. Michael Straczynski | Stars: Gary Cole, Tracy Scoggins, Daniel Dae Kim, David Allen Brooks

41. This Island Earth (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.

Writers: Raymond F. Jones, Franklin Coen, Edward G. O'Callaghan | Directors: Joseph M. Newman, Jack Arnold | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason, Lance Fuller

42. The Tommyknockers (1993 TV Mini-Series)

R | 181 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.3
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A buried UFO slowly turns local inhabitants into gizmo-building alien mutates.

Stars: Jimmy Smits, Marg Helgenberger, John Ashton, Allyce Beasley

43. V: The Final Battle (1984 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 272 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth.

Creator: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Jane Badler, Michael Durrell, Robert Englund, Faye Grant

44. Galaxy of Terror (1981)

R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.0
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SciFi suspense thriller in which a rescue space ship crew meets up with horrors projected by their own imaginations.

Writers: Marc Siegler, Bruce D. Clark | Director: Bruce D. Clark | Stars: Edward Albert, Erin Moran, Ray Walston, Bernard Behrens

45. Arrival II (1998)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.8
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A computer hacker (Patrick Muldoon) learns of the plot of the backwards-kneed aliens to take over the Earth using their shape-shifting talents.

Writer: Mark David Perry | Director: Kevin Tenney | Stars: Patrick Muldoon, Jane Sibbett, Michael Sarrazin, Catherine Blythe

46. Beast Wars: Transformers (1996–1999)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Action, Fantasy, Animation

8.2
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The Transformers' war continues in an older time, through a new generation. On pliocenic Earth, the heroic Maximals and the evil Predacons battle for survival against each other and against a violent planet.

Stars: Scott McNeil, Garry Chalk, Ian James Corlett, Richard Newman

47. Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993 TV Movie)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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The opening of a crucial space station is put in jeopardy when the commanding officer is accused of the attempted murder of a diplomat.

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski | Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Michael O'Hare, Tamlyn Tomita, Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan

48. Crysis (2007 Video Game)

M | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.7
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Sent in to investigate an alien meteor crash, Nomad must fight through the North Korean Army which has also arrived, only to discover North Korea is the least of their worries.

Writers: Martin Lancaster, Tim Partlett, Greg Sarjeant | Director: Cevat Yerli | Stars: Claudia Black, André Sogliuzzo, Kristy Swanson, Lahmard J. Tate

49. Lifted (2006)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.0
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A teenage alien tries to abduct a sleeping human, but with so many switches to do so, it's nearly impossible.

Writers: Gary Rydstrom, Maxwell Brace IV, Jeff Pidgeon | Director: Gary Rydstrom

50. Transformers: Armada (2002–2003)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Action, Animation, Adventure

6.9
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The Autobots and the Decepticons are going at it again, but this time the two factions are fighting over little transformers called the Mini-Cons. These Transformers gives their masters a ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Dobson, Terry Klassen, Ward Perry, Don Brown