Most Popular "Extraterrestrial" Titles
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2. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Votes: 436,883 | Gross: $306.12M
3. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.
4. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 926,777 | Gross: $460.94M
5. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
6. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
Votes: 898,604 | Gross: $760.51M
7. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The moon from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?
Votes: 496,384 | Gross: $85.20M
8. Dreamcatcher (2003)
R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.
Votes: 76,558 | Gross: $33.69M
10. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.
12. The Fifth Element (1997)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 348,698 | Gross: $63.54M
13. Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
PG-13 | 165 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Autobots must escape sight from a bounty hunter who has taken control of the human serendipity: Unexpectedly, Optimus Prime and his remaining gang turn to a mechanic, his daughter, and her back street racing boyfriend for help.
Votes: 245,935 | Gross: $245.43M
14. Predator (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.
Votes: 294,811 | Gross: $59.74M
15. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 538,524 | Gross: $115.65M
16. Spaceballs (1987)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Planet Spaceballs' 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.
Votes: 138,566 | Gross: $38.12M
17. Under the Skin (I) (2013)
R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. Events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.
Votes: 87,743 | Gross: $2.61M
18. Signs (2002)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Votes: 274,484 | Gross: $227.97M
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 338,173 | Gross: $317.01M
23. Freaks of Nature (2015)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
25. V (2009–2011)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An extraterrestrial race arrives on Earth with seemingly good intentions, only to slowly reveal their true machinations the more ingrained into society they become.
26. The Abyss (1989)
PG-13 | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A civilian diving team is enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.
Votes: 133,013 | Gross: $54.22M
28. Men in Black 3 (2012)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.
Votes: 270,683 | Gross: $179.02M
29. Galaxy Quest (1999)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help.
Votes: 124,956 | Gross: $71.42M
30. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.
Votes: 140,799 | Gross: $79.36M
34. K-PAX (2001)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
PROT is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Votes: 150,515 | Gross: $50.17M
35. The Last Days on Mars (2013)
R | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A group of astronaut explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while collecting specimens on Mars.
Votes: 29,060 | Gross: $0.02M
36. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.
39. Evolution (2001)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A fire-fighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky but sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.
Votes: 103,330 | Gross: $38.31M
40. The Arrival (1996)
PG-13 | 115 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 25,745 | Gross: $14.05M
43. The Thing from Another World (1951)
Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.
44. Explorers (1985)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?
48. Species II (1998)
R | 93 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
An astronaut gets infected with alien DNA during the first mission on Mars and runs amok on earth. Preston and Laura team up with a peaceful, genetically re-engineered Sil to track the monster down.
Votes: 22,945 | Gross: $19.17M
50. Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
Unrated | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Aliens resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop humanity from creating the Solaranite (a sort of sun-driven bomb).