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1. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.

Writer: Hayao Miyazaki | Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Sumi Shimamoto, Mahito Tsujimura, Hisako Kyôda, Gorô Naya

2. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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55 Metascore

Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.

Writers: Gene Roddenberry, Harve Bennett | Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

3. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

R | 139 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

6.7
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74 Metascore

Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Mayersberg, Walter Tevis | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry

4. 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

5. The Invaders (1967–1968)

51 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.2
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David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. Suddenly, in the middle of the ... See full summary »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Kent Smith, Mark Russell, Max Kleven

6. When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)

G | 96 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Set in the ancient past when humans and dinosaurs lived together, a small tribe is struggling to survive by giving a sacrifice of a blond woman to their god, the sun, in return for ... See full summary »

Writers: J.G. Ballard, Val Guest | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Victoria Vetri, Robin Hawdon, Patrick Allen, Drewe Henley

7. Alien Agent (2007 Video)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.1
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A lawman from another galaxy must stop an invading force from building a gateway to planet Earth.

Writer: Vlady Pildysh | Director: Jesse V. Johnson | Stars: Mark Dacascos, Amelia Cooke, Emma Lahana, William MacDonald

8. I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)

Unrated | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Aliens from Outer Space are slowly switching places with real humans -- one of the first being a young man about to get married. Slowly, his new wife realizes something is wrong, and her ... See full summary »

Writer: Louis Vittes | Director: Gene Fowler Jr. | Stars: Tom Tryon, Gloria Talbott, Peter Baldwin, Robert Ivers

9. Killers from Space (1954)

Passed | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.1
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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

10. To the Stars by Hard Ways (1981)

148 min | Sci-Fi

4.8
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A female creature created in space tries to live on earth and has special (and sometimes dangerous) powers.

Writers: Kir Bulychyov, Richard Viktorov | Directors: Richard Viktorov, Nikolay Viktorov | Stars: Yelena Metyolkina, Vadim Ledogorov, Uldis Lieldidz, Yelena Fadeyeva

11. Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.8
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The invaders come to Earth to create an H-bomb to blast Earth out of orbit so that Mars can take its place.

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

12. Savage Planet (2007 TV Movie)

Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

2.3
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A team of scientists explore a new planet and find much more than expected.

Writers: Jeff Hare, Declan O'Brien, Kevin Moore | Director: Andrew Wild | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Reagan Pasternak, Joel Keller, Roman Podhora

13. Challenge of the SuperFriends (1978– )
Episode: Conquerors of the Future/Invasion of the Brain Creatures (1978)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Family

7.3
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The Legion of Doom pretends to be the Legion of Good before traveling to 3984 and taking over a domed city with the help of the primitive Barlocks.

Writer: Jeffrey Scott | Directors: Ray Patterson, Carl Urbano | Stars: Jack Angel, Marlene Aragon, Lewis Bailey, Michael Bell

14. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: The Naked Time (1966)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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The crew is infected with a mysterious disease that removes people's emotional inhibitions to a dangerous degree.

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Stewart Moss, Majel Barrett

15. Space Academy (1977–1979)
Episode: The Rocks of Janus (1977)

Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

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The Cadets set out to investigate two strange asteroids on a collision course with Space Academy. What they discover astounds them.

Creator: Allen Ducovny | Director: George Tyne | Stars: Jonathan Harris, Pamelyn Ferdin, Ric Carrott, Ty Henderson

16. Space Academy (1977–1979)
Episode: The Survivors of Zalon (1977)

Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

6.9
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The Cadets race to a planet in its death throes to rescue a young orphan serving there as caretaker to alien eggs. Gampu enters delicate negotiations with the alien over the boy's future.

Creator: Allen Ducovny | Directors: Jeffrey Hayden, George Tyne | Stars: Jonathan Harris, Pamelyn Ferdin, Ric Carrott, Ty Henderson