Extra-Terrestrial Buddiesby Sureds | created - 09 Apr 2016 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Movies and shows with friendly alien creatures. Spielberg's E.T. obviously inspired a lot of these.
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3. The Brother from Space (1988)
90 min | Sci-Fi
After the crash of their spaceship the only surviving alien seeks refuge from the government. He finds the help of a blind music teacher with psychic powers, and a sympathetic priest.
7. Little Boy Blue: Tiny Terrestrial (1991)
98 min | Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Filipino-produced E.T. spoof, with a boy who befriends a giant blue creature from outer space he dubs T.T. (or, Tiny Terrestrial).
10. Koi... Mil Gaya (2003)
Not Rated | 171 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A developmentally disabled young man tries to continue the work his father did in communicating with extra-terrestrials from outer space, which leads to something miraculous and wonderful.
Votes: 19,372 | Gross: $0.68M
12. Kokey (1997)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
On their way home, Bong and Anna discover Kokey, an extraterrestrial whose space ship explodes upon landing on earth. Without the knowledge of their parents, the children keep Kokey at home... See full summary »
13. Kokey (2007–2010)
An alien named Kokey from the planet Yekok had crash-landed on Earth in his ship. He befriends Bong and Anna, two children who help Kokey. Meanwhile, Kokey's enemy, Korokoy, followed him to Earth in order to find a crystal Kokey has.
15. Project: ALF (1996 TV Movie)
95 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Captured by the Alien Task Force, ALF was rescued by two officers who found out that the project shall be canceled - and also ALF.
Get a Life (1990–1992)
SPEWEY and Me
When an alien creature crashes in Gus' front yard, Chris tries to keep it from the Government, but this alien is nothing like E.T. or ALF as its only superpower is the ability to spew and spray body fluids all over the place.
19. 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 a hellish alien invasion with the help of a nerdy scientist and a cute struggling female rock singer who fancies him.
Votes: 40,480 | Gross: $16.30M
22. Munchie Strikes Back (1994)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The magical Munchie is back, and if he gets in any more trouble it's off to the dullest constellation in the galaxy. Staying out of trouble has never been easy for Munchie, but this time he... See full summary »
24. Flight of the Navigator (1986)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
In 1978, a boy travels 8 years into the future and has an adventure with an intelligent, wisecracking alien ship.
Votes: 41,142 | Gross: $18.56M
25. 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?
Votes: 18,281 | Gross: $9.87M
27. Galax Man-Doll (1984)
72 min | Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
The story of Galax, a robotic 'man-doll', artificially created out of wood and computer circuitry, Appearing to come to life, it becomes a rival for the affections of Marie, a young student and an issue for university authorities.
28. Visitors from the Arkana Galaxy (1981)
82 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A science fiction writer is gifted with the ability to materialize his thoughts and inadvertently brings a group of aliens to Earth.
29. The Aurora Encounter (1986)
PG | 90 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A tiny alien lands in the small town of Aurora, Texas in the wild west. He flies around in his spaceship and checks out everything. While the kids are fascinated, their parents are rather ... See full summary »
30. The Day Time Ended (1979)
PG | 79 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Aliens visit the solar-powered house of a middle-class family, and the house is suddenly sucked into a time warp that transports it back to prehistoric times.
32. TerrorVision (1986)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.
Votes: 5,844 | Gross: $0.32M
33. Purple People Eater (1988)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A kid plays the old novelty song "Purple People Eater" and the creature actually appears. The two then proceed to help an elderly couple who are being evicted by their greedy landlord.
34. The Last Mimzy (2007)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys. Soon the kids, their parents, and even their teacher are drawn into a strange new world and find a task ahead of them that is far more important than any of them could imagine!
Votes: 20,231 | Gross: $21.47M
35. Aliens in the Family (1996– )
30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Doug Brody (John Bedford Lloyd), is kidnapped by an alien mom named Cookie (Margaret Trigg). They marry and hilariously try to blend their blended family into everyday life. The aliens were puppets designed by Jim Henson's Creature Shop.
37. STAR [Space Traveling Alien Reject] (2017)
93 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Greg Vincent is a struggling, alcoholic writer who has suffered a terrible loss in his life and is looking for inspiration for his next story. During this difficult time, he encounters a ... See full summary »
39. The Kids from 62-F (2016)
TV-PG | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A group of kids find classified information from NASA and an object from another Planet and work to get it back to its rightful owners.
40. Juvenile (2000)
100 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi
11-year-old Yusuke and his classmates camp in the woods and see a strange light. They discover a small metallic object like a robot which talks, calls himself Tetra and knows Yusuke's name.... See full summary »
43. Fofão, a Nave sem Rumo (1988)
80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Fofão is summoned to defend the ship orbiting the Fofolândia the clutches of a villain who wants a sign placed in your nose, so he was born, to govern all galaxies. So Fofão has help Aliemac, fofolo, and children Bruno and Patricia.
44. Xaver (1986)
90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
An alien lands in rural Bavaria, but everyone thinks he's just another tourist. A naive country boy, who doesn't realize he's an alien, meets up with him, calls him "Alois" and takes him to the city with him.
46. Pet Shop (1994)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A couple of alien slavers disguised as cowboys arrive to Earth and open up an E.T. pet shop in a small desert town where FBI hides witnesses against the mob to kidnap human children and sell them off at alien slave auctions.
47. F.R.E.D.I. (2018)
90 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
A teenager makes the discovery of a lifetime in the forest behind his Arkansas home, a friendly robot named F.R.E.D.I. (voiced by Candace Cameron Bure). Join James (Lucius Hoyos), Danny (... See full summary »