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

PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

8.1
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Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.

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

Votes: 110,908

2. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

R | 139 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

An alien must pose as a human to save his dying planet, but a woman and greed of other men create complications.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry

Votes: 19,540 | Gross: $0.10M

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

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

6.7
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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.

Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 63,805 | Gross: $76.47M

4. This Island Earth (1955)

Approved | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason, Lance Fuller

Votes: 7,414

5. The Invaders (1967–1968)

51 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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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 »

Stars: Roy Thinnes, Kent Smith, Max Kleven, William Windom

Votes: 1,772

6. When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)

G | 96 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

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 »

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Victoria Vetri, Robin Hawdon, Patrick Allen, Drewe Henley

Votes: 1,780

7. Planet of the Vampires (1965)

Unrated | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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After landing on a mysterious planet, a team of astronauts begin to turn on each other, swayed by the uncertain influence of the planet and its strange inhabitants.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Norma Bengell, Ángel Aranda, Evi Marandi

Votes: 4,112

8. 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.

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

Votes: 1,113

9. Killers from Space (1954)

Passed | 71 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

3.1
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An atomic scientist claims he was abducted by aliens after being injured in a plane crash.

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

Votes: 1,566

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

Not Rated | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Aliens arrive on Earth to possess the bodies of humans. One of their first victims is a young man, whose new wife soon realizes something is wrong with him.

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

Votes: 2,069

11. To the Stars by Hard Ways (1981)

148 min | Sci-Fi

5.1
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A female creature created in space tries to live on earth and has special (and sometimes dangerous) powers.

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

Votes: 931

12. Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.7
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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.

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

Votes: 296

13. 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.

Director: Andrew Wild | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Reagan Pasternak, Joel Keller, Roman Podhora

Votes: 644

14. Hi no tori 2772: Ai no kosumozon (1980)

122 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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In the year 2772, a young cadet is sent to capture a mystical universal Phoenix, which possesses the power to rejuvenate the drained Earth.

Director: Taku Sugiyama | Stars: Kaneto Shiozawa, Keiko Takeshita, Hiroshi Ôtake, Katsue Miwa

Votes: 375

15. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: A Matter of Time (1991)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.3
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Reaching Panthara IV after an asteroid wreaks havoc of catastrophic proportions, the Enterprise crew deals with trying to save the planet as well as deal with someone who claims to be a historian from the future.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,264

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

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Family

8.4
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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.

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

Votes: 30

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

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 2,298

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

Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

6.2
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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.

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

Votes: 6

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

Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

6.5
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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.

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

Votes: 11

20. Star Trek (1973–1975)
Episode: The Terratin Incident (1973)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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While on a mapping mission, the Enterprise receives an outdated transmission from the volcanic star Cepheus. A flash of light from the planet passes through the ship and disables all ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei

Votes: 297