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1. Star Trek Beyond (2016)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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68 Metascore

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana

Votes: 62,627 | Gross: $146.88M

2. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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92 Metascore

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.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 914,190 | Gross: $460.94M

3. Man of Steel (2013)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.2
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane

Votes: 552,076 | Gross: $291.02M

4. Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 64,228

5. Prometheus (I) (2012)

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

7.0
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65 Metascore

Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant moon containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron

Votes: 457,277 | Gross: $126.46M

6. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 149 min | Adventure, 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.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Votes: 429,093 | Gross: $56.72M

7. Jupiter Ascending (2015)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.4
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40 Metascore

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.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean

Votes: 140,232 | Gross: $47.38M

8. The Fifth Element (1997)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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52 Metascore

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

Votes: 344,399 | Gross: $63.54M

9. Transformers (2007)

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

7.1
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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.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson

Votes: 514,148 | Gross: $318.76M

10. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

Votes: 120,852

11. The Thing (1982)

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

8.2
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It's the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, that can assimilate anything it touches. It's up to the members to stay alive, and be sure of who is human, and who has become one of the Things.

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

Votes: 259,140 | Gross: $13.78M

12. Knowing (2009)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.2
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41 Metascore

M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Chandler Canterbury, Rose Byrne, Lara Robinson

Votes: 187,202 | Gross: $79.95M

13. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

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

6.3
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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.

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

Votes: 326,875 | Gross: $352.36M

14. Stargate (1994)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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42 Metascore

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 149,239 | Gross: $71.57M

15. Life of Brian (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

8.1
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75 Metascore

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 273,360 | Gross: $0.65M

16. 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.

Stars: Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Stephen Furst, Andreas Katsulas

Votes: 22,525

17. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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35 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson

Votes: 323,890 | Gross: $402.08M

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

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
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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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen

Votes: 334,675 | Gross: $317.01M

19. Outlander (2008)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
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40 Metascore

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.

Director: Howard McCain | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Sophia Myles, Ron Perlman, Jack Huston

Votes: 64,001 | Gross: $0.16M

20. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)

60 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

7.1
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 10,223

21. The Fourth Kind (2009)

PG-13 | 98 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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34 Metascore

A thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up.

Director: Olatunde Osunsanmi | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Will Patton, Hakeem Kae-Kazim

Votes: 63,255 | Gross: $25.46M

22. 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban

Votes: 41,456

23. Ancient Aliens (2009– )

90 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Science and mythology - and how they are the same thing.

Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Giorgio Tsoukalos, David Childress, Philip Coppens

Votes: 6,263

24. Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995–1996)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.6
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A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father.

Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Spike Spencer

Votes: 26,750

25. The Transformers (1984–1987)

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

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Two opposing factions of transforming alien robots engage in a battle that has the fate of Earth in the balance.

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

Votes: 16,357

26. Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.1
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In the future, Highlander Connor MacLeod must prevent the destruction of Earth under an anti-ozone shield.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen, Michael Ironside

Votes: 36,546 | Gross: $15.56M

27. Battlestar Galactica (1978)

PG | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Directors: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 6,109

28. Five Million Years to Earth (1967)

Approved | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.1
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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.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley, Julian Glover

Votes: 7,133

29. Earth: Final Conflict (1997–2002)

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

6.3
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When an alien species comes to Earth bearing boons to Humanity, a few suspicious humans seek to learn and resist the newcomers' true designs.

Stars: Von Flores, Leni Parker, Anita La Selva, Richard Chevolleau

Votes: 3,012

30. Alien vs. Predator (1993 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Play as either the Predators or Marines in a battle to destroy the Xenomorph.

Votes: 855

31. Hangar 18 (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Biography, Sci-Fi

5.3
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Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with an UFO in front of the crew's eyes. Because of an election campaign some politicians try to hide the... See full summary »

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Darren McGavin, Robert Vaughn, Gary Collins, James Hampton

Votes: 1,555 | Gross: $6.00M

32. KaBlam! (1996–2000)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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'KaBlam!' is a comedic animation anthology show, hosted by the (also animated) Henry and June. Regularly appearing toons are 'Sniz and Fondue' (two hyperactive preadolescent wombat thingies... See full summary »

Stars: Noah Segan, Julia McIlvaine, Bert Pence, Scott Paulsen

Votes: 1,655

33. A Genesis Found (2010)

119 min | Adventure, Mystery

7.4
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In 1938, while working an excavation at Moundville Archaeological Park, Civilian Conservation Corp cadet John Patton Jr. found the key to our darkest secret - an anomalous skeleton neither ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Fanning | Stars: Elliot Moon, Elise Zieman, Luke Weaver, Bennett Parker

Votes: 25

34. Time Walker (1982)

PG | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.9
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An alien, buried in King Tut's tomb, terrorizes a college campus.

Director: Tom Kennedy | Stars: Ben Murphy, Nina Axelrod, Kevin Brophy, Robert Random

Votes: 1,010

35. Quatermass and the Pit (1958 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

8.3
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A team of scientists search for the origin and purpose of a mysterious capsule found on a building site.

Stars: André Morell, Cec Linder, Anthony Bushell, John Stratton

Votes: 523

36. The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu (2009)

78 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

5.6
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Jeff is an ordinary guy that is stuck at a dead end job with a boring life, but when a strange old man gives him an Ancient relic and tells him that he is the last bloodline of H.P. ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Saine | Stars: Kyle Davis, Devin McGinn, Matt Bauer, Honor Bliss

Votes: 1,333

37. Black Knight Decoded (2015 Video)

10 min | Short, Sci-Fi

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Add a Plot

Director: Jabbar Raisani | Stars: David Oyelowo, Freida Pinto, Layla Crawford, Sebastian Roché

Votes: 9

38. Chariots of the Gods (1970)

G | 92 min | Documentary

6.3
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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 »

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Heinz-Detlev Bock, Klaus Kindler, Christian Marschall, Aleksandr Kazantsev

Votes: 1,018 | Gross: $25.95M

39. 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

40. Il était une fois... l'espace (1982– )

Animation, Family, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A team of peacekeepers travels the galaxy solving disputes and exploring new worlds. Set against a story of a dispute between a dictatorial planet vying for more power and the rest of the union.

Stars: Roger Carel, Annie Balestra, Alain Dorval, Vincent Ropion

Votes: 903

41. Ancient Aliens Debunked (2012)

191 min | Documentary

7.4
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Ancient Aliens Debunked is a 3 hour refutation of the theories proposed on the History Channel series Ancient Aliens. It is essentially a point by point critique of the "ancient astronaut ... See full summary »

Director: Chris White | Stars: Chris White, Michael Heiser

Votes: 188

42. Search for the Gods (1975 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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Two young people search for a valuable medallion, which they believe will prove that aliens from outer space visited Earth in prehistoric times.

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Kurt Russell, Stephen McHattie, Ralph Bellamy, Victoria Racimo

Votes: 78

43. Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America (1992)

Unrated | 48 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.9
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In the year 1000, aliens from the planet Quetzalcoatl flee their dying planet and take refuge under the Earth's surface. Disturbed by 1950s American atomic testing, the aliens strike back ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Baldwin | Stars: Maurice Bishop, Jimmy Carter, Fidel Castro, John Foster Dulles

Votes: 232

44. Children of the Dog Star (1984 TV Mini-Series)

24 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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An alien lands on Earth and is taken in by Earth children.

Stars: Sarah Dunn, Jeison Wallace, Hamish Bartle, Roy Billing

Votes: 108

45. Space Island One (1998– )

45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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The series is set aboard the corporate space station Unity and is a character driven drama about the stations crew.

Stars: Judy Loe, Indra Ové, Angus MacInnes, Bruno Eyron

Votes: 65

46. In Search of Ancient Astronauts (1973 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.3
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An edited version of the 1970 German documentary "Erinnerungen an die Zukunft" (Chariots of the Gods), this examines the theory that aliens have landed on Earth in ancient times and were ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Rod Serling, Harold P. Klein, James Lawless, Wernher von Braun

Votes: 95

47. The Outer Space Connection (1975)

G | 94 min | Documentary

6.9
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This documentary examines the speculation that aliens have visited Earth in ancient times, and built structures to which they will return at a future date.

Director: Fred Warshofsky | Star: Rod Serling

Votes: 65

48. 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: 367

49. Calls for Cthulhu (1996 Video)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

8.9
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The ultimate horror which, trapped beneath the ocean, awaits the time when the stars are right, to wreak destruction upon mankind. While he waits, he takes your calls.

Director: Brand Gamblin | Stars: Brand Gamblin, Paul Pawluk, Tori Spelling

Votes: 20

50. Chariots of the Gods? The Mysteries Continue (1996 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary

6.9
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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 »

Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Graham Hancock, Richard Karn, Erich von Däniken

Votes: 99