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1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

PG | 137 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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91 Metascore

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.

Writer: Steven Spielberg | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon

2. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Writers: Edmund H. North, Harry Bates | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

3. V (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 197 min | Sci-Fi

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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

4. The Thing from Another World (1951)

TV-PG | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Writers: Charles Lederer, John W. Campbell Jr. | Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness, Robert Cornthwaite

5. Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Drama, Family

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When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy.

Writer: Robert Maxwell | Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey, Walter Reed

6. Killers from Space (1954)

Passed | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.0
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A scientist is monitoring atomic tests.

Writers: William Raynor, Myles Wilder | Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Peter Graves, James Seay, Steve Pendleton, Frank Gerstle

7. Phantom from Space (1953)

Approved | 73 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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An alien being with the power of invisibility lands in Santa Monica. Killing two people who attacked him due to the menacing appearance of his spacesuit, the creature takes it off while ... See full summary »

Writers: William Raynor, Myles Wilder | Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Ted Cooper, Tom Daly, Steve Acton, Burt Wenland

8. It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)

Approved | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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The first manned expedition to Mars is decimated by an unknown life form...which stows away on the rescue ship.

Writer: Jerome Bixby | Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Marshall Thompson, Shirley Patterson, Kim Spalding, Ann Doran

9. The Cosmic Monster (1958)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

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A friendly visitor from outer space warns against conducting experiments with the Earth's magnetic field, that could mutate insects into giant monsters.

Writers: René Ray, Paul Ryder | Director: Gilbert Gunn | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Gaby André, Martin Benson, Wyndham Goldie

10. Immediate Disaster (1954)

75 min | Sci-Fi

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Tonight, first contact will be made! A beautifully-crafted tale of a superior being from Venus who has the power of life and death at his touch. Academy Award-winning actress Patricia ... See full summary »

Writers: Hans Jacoby, Desmond Leslie | Director: Burt Balaban | Stars: Patricia Neal, Helmut Dantine, Derek Bond, Cyril Luckham

11. Satan's Satellites (1958)

70 min | Sci-Fi

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Feature version of the 1952 serial "Zombies of the Stratosphere."

Writer: Ronald Davidson | Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Judd Holdren, Aline Towne, Wilson Wood, Lane Bradford

12. The Flying Saucer Mystery (1950)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Mystery

4.9
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A very early documentary examining reports of UFOs and flying saucers.

13. The Andromeda Strain: Making the Film (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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The making of "The Andromeda Strain".

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Michael Crichton, Nelson Gidding, Douglas Trumbull, Robert Wise

14. Missile Monsters (1958)

75 min | Sci-Fi

4.6
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Feature version of 1950 serial "Flying Disc Man from Mars."

Writer: Ronald Davidson | Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Walter Reed, James Craven, Gregory Gaye, Lois Collier

15. Ginger's Encounter (2010)

5 min | Short, Drama, Family

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On a dark night, a young girl named Ginger encounters an Extraterrestrial being. When the FBI agent who answers the phone won't help, She decides to take matters in to her own hands.

Writers: Christopher Dierenfeldt, Gabrielle Dierenfeldt | Directors: Christopher Dierenfeldt, Gabrielle Dierenfeldt | Star: Gabrielle Dierenfeldt

16. Falling Skies (2011– )
Episode: Eight Hours (2011)

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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With Weaver leading several squads of fighters against the aliens, Tom remains behind to help protect the civilians as they evacuate. But a major breach in security endangers both the ... See full summary »

Creator: Robert Rodat | Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Drew Roy, Jessy Schram