Most Popular "Extraterrestrial" Titles
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2. 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 universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
3. 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..
4. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man's best weapon is the will to survive.
5. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.
6. 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001)
60 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun.
7. Area 51 (II) (2015)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.
8. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The planet from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?
9. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.
10. 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.
11. Men in Black 3 (2012)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
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.
12. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
45 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.
13. Predator (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extra-terrestrial warrior.
14. 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.
15. Men in Black II (2002)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Agent J needs help so he is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory.
16. War of the Worlds (2005)
PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.
17. Signs (2002)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
18. 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.
19. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A prequel series, set 100 years before the original Star Trek series, which focuses on the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the formation of the Federation and the Earth-Romulan Wars. The series is set aboard the Earth ship Enterprise NX-01, captained by Jonathan Archer.
20. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.
21. 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 ever since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure
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.
23. Predators (2010)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of elite warriors are hunted by members of a merciless alien race known as Predators.
24. Spaceballs (1987)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Planet Spaceball's 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.
25. 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.
26. Mars Attacks! (1996)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor.
27. Battle Los Angeles (2011)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A squadron of U.S. Marines becomes the last line of defense against a global invasion.
28. The Abyss (1989)
PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A civilian diving team are enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.
29. 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.
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.
31. Howard the Duck (1986)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien invader.
32. K-PAX (2001)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, 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.
33. The Faculty (1998)
R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.
34. 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.
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.
36. Heavy Metal (1981)
R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
37. V (1983 TV Movie)
Unrated | 197 min | Sci-Fi
When aliens come to Earth to ask for our help, a few suspicious humans discover their horrific true intentions and prepare to resist.
38. The Event (2010– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a man goes looking for his missing girlfriend, he stumbles upon a government conspiracy that is bigger than the president himself.
40. Alien Abduction (2014)
Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.
41. Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.
42. 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 to his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?
43. Transformers Prime (2010– )
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In this new set of adventures the Autobots live on Earth and maintain their secret identity. They are joined by 3 teens as they battle the Decepticons.
45. The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)
96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children on a quest to find their parents.
46. 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.
48. 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).
49. The Cosmic Monster (1958)
Approved | 75 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror
A friendly visitor from outer space warns against conducting experiments with the Earth's magnetic field, that could mutate insects into giant monsters.
50. The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007–2011)
60 min | Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Investigative journalist Sarah Jane Smith, with the help of her adopted son, his friends, and an intelligent supercomputer, combats evil alien forces here on Earth.