Movies about Aliens

List of the best films about aliens, selected by visitors to our site: Men in Black: International, Luis and the Aliens, The Predator, Venom, Alien: Covenant, Beyond Skyline, Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1, The Recall, Freaks of Nature, Predator: Dark Ages, Robot Overlords, The Host, Men in Black 3, John Carter, Battleship, Prometheus, Battle Los Angeles, Battle of Los Angeles, Predators, Avatar, The Fourth Kind, Transformers, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, War of the Worlds, Men in Black 2, The Faculty, Men in Black, Independence Day, Howard the Duck, The Thing
GenreSci-fi, detective, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastNoomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron
DirectorRidley Scott
This film is set in 2093 and takes place in the same universe as the 'Alien' movies. A group of explorers, including some archaeologists, are on an "undisclosed" mission. They arrive at a planet trillions of miles away from Earth. The team spot what they believe to be signs of civilization. They go to investigate and find more than just signs, they find conclusive evidence. But some of them have an ulterior motive for being there, including the Weyland Corporation. They believe that this is where the human race actually came from. Things soon turn from excitement to survival once inside their discovery.
GenreSci-fi, Action, Drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastSam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver
DirectorJames Cameron
On the lush alien world of Pandora live the Na'vi, beings who appear primitive but are highly evolved. Because the planet's environment is poisonous, human/Na'vi hybrids, called Avatars, must link to human minds to allow for free movement on Pandora. Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), a paralyzed former Marine, becomes mobile again through one such Avatar and falls in love with a Na'vi woman (Zoe Saldana). As a bond with her grows, he is drawn into a battle for the survival of her world.
GenreSci-fi, Drama, melodrama
CountryUSA, Switzerland
CastSaoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel
DirectorAndrew Niccol
Earth has been colonized by the Souls, an alien race that wipes out the minds of humans and turns their bodies into hosts for interstellar travelers. Most of mankind has been eradicated, but some, like Melanie (Saoirse Ronan) and her family, have survived and are hiding. Melanie is captured by a Seeker and has a Soul named Wanderer implanted in her body, but she refuses to relinquish control. When Wanderer betrays her people to save Melanie, the Seeker sets out in relentless pursuit.
GenreSci-fi, Action, Comedy, adventure
CastWill Smith, Josh Brolin, Tommy Lee Jones
DirectorBarry Sonnenfeld
Even though agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) have been protecting the Earth from alien scum for many years, J still does not know much about his gruff partner. However, J soon gets an unexpected chance to find out what makes K tick when an alien criminal called Boris the Animal (Jemaine Clement) escapes, goes back to 1969, and kills K. With the fate of the planet at stake, J goes back in time and teams up with K's younger self (Josh Brolin) to put things right.
GenreSci-fi, fantasy, Action, adventure
CastTaylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Mark Strong
DirectorAndrew Stanton
When Civil War veteran John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) mysteriously awakes on the surface of Mars -- also called Barsoom -- he little expects the adventure that awaits him. Carter reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict among the red planet's inhabitants, including Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins). As Barsoom is poised on the brink of collapse, war-weary Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that everyone's fate is in his hands.
GenreSci-fi, Action, Thriller, adventure
CastTaylor Kitsch, Tadanobu Asano, Brooklyn Decker
DirectorPeter Berg
Lt. Alex Hopper (Taylor Kitsch) is a weapons officer aboard the destroyer USS John Paul Jones, while his older brother, Stone (Alexander Skarsgård), is the commanding officer of the USS Sampson. Unknown to Alex, Stone or the rest of the U.S. Navy, alien invaders have arrived on Earth with plans to steal Earth's resources. When a confrontation with the invaders knocks out the Navy's radar capability, American and Japanese forces must work together to find a way to save the planet.
GenreHorror, Sci-fi, Action, adventure, Thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
CastOlivia Munn, Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes
DirectorShane Black
A group of men get stranded in a jungle with a beast of whom they do not speak. One by one, they go missing and skinned bodies are found in trees. Then, when the only survivor of a previous beast encounter appears, they realise they are in worse trouble than they thought...
GenreAction, Sci-fi, Thriller, Horror
CountryUSA, China
CastTom Hardy
DirectorRuben Fleischer
One of Marvel's most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award® nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller, adventure, Horror
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastMichael Fassbender, Demian Bichir, Billy Crudup
DirectorRidley Scott
The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape...
GenreHorror, Sci-fi, Action, Thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, Canada, Singapore, USA
CastFrank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic, Jonny Weston
DirectorLiam O'Donnell
A tough-as-nails detective embarks on a relentless pursuit to free his son from a nightmarish alien warship.
GenreHorror, Sci-fi, Thriller
CastIwan Rheon, André Hennicke (в титрах: André M. Hennicke), Rainer Werner
An aggressive race of aliens took over Planet Earth and humanity's at its end, living in giant bunkers below ground. Young Military rookie S.U.M.1 (Iwan Rheon) is sent to the surface to save a group of unprotected survivors.
GenreHorror, Sci-fi, Thriller
CastWesley Snipes, RJ Mitte, Jedidiah Goodacre
DirectorMauro Borrelli
When five friends vacation at a remote lake house they expect nothing less than a good time, unaware that planet Earth is under an alien invasion and mass-abduction.
GenreHorror, Comedy, Sci-fi
CastNicholas Braun, Mackenzie Davis, Josh Fadem
DirectorRobbie Pickering
Vampires, humans and zombies used to get along in Dillford, but then something unexpected arrived and now it's humans vs. vampires vs. zombies in all-out mortal combat. It's up to three teenagers to try to get things back to "normal."
GenreSci-fi, Action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
CastBen Kingsley, Gillian Anderson, Callan McAuliffe
DirectorJon Wright
Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.
CountryUnited Kingdom
CastAdrian Bouchet, Amed Hashimi, Sabine Crossen (в титрах: Sabine Camille Crossen)
DirectorJames Bushe
Follows a group of war-torn Templar knights who are put to the test against a strange beast that stalks the lands of England. This battle is what Myths and Legends are made of. An independent fan film.
GenreHorror, Sci-fi
CastKurt Russell, Keith David, Wilford Brimley
DirectorJohn Carpenter
In remote Antarctica, a group of American research scientists are disturbed at their base camp by a helicopter shooting at a sled dog. When they take in the dog, it brutally attacks both human beings and canines in the camp and they discover that the beast can assume the shape of its victims. A resourceful helicopter pilot (Kurt Russell) and the camp doctor (Richard Dysart) lead the camp crew in a desperate, gory battle against the vicious creature before it picks them all off, one by one.
GenreSci-fi, Action
CastAaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan
DirectorJonathan Liebesman
For many years, humans have reported various UFO sightings around the world, fueling speculation about the existence of life on other worlds. In 2011, mankind learns the truth the hard way when alien invaders attack. One by one, the world's great cities fall, leaving Los Angeles as the battleground for humanity's last stand. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant (Aaron Eckhart) and his platoon to draw a line in the sand against a powerful enemy unlike any previously encountered.
GenreSci-fi, Action
CastNia Peeples, Kel Mitchell, Dylan Vox
DirectorMark Atkins
In February 1942 Us forces engaged an unidentified flying object above Los Angeles. Now almost 70 years later, the alien invaders have returned.
GenreHorror, Sci-fi, Thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastMilla Jovovich, Will Patton (в титрах: William Patton), Hakeem Kae-Kazim
DirectorOlatunde Osunsanmi
Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler (Milla Jovovich), a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the unsolved cases wide open when, during the course of treating her patients, she finds evidence of alien abductions.
GenreSci-fi, Action
CastShia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel
DirectorMichael Bay
The fate of humanity is at stake when two races of robots, the good Autobots and the villainous Decepticons, bring their war to Earth. The robots have the ability to change into different mechanical objects as they seek the key to ultimate power. Only a human youth, Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) can save the world from total destruction.
GenreSci-fi, Comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastMartin Freeman, Yasiin Bey, Sam Rockwell
DirectorGarth Jennings
Arthur Dent (Martin Freeman) is trying to prevent his house from being bulldozed when his friend Ford Prefect (Mos Def) whisks him into outer space. It turns out Ford is an alien who has just saved Arthur from Earth's total annihilation. Ford introduces Arthur to his myriad friends, including many-headed President Zaphod Beeblebrox (Sam Rockwell) and sexy refugee Trillian (Zooey Deschanel). Arthur makes his way across the stars while seeking the meaning of life, or something close to it.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller, adventure
CastTom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto
DirectorSteven Spielberg
Dockworker Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise) struggles to build a positive relationship with his two children, Rachel (Dakota Fanning) and Robbie (Justin Chatwin). When his ex-wife, Mary Ann (Miranda Otto), drops them off at Ferrier's house, it seems as though it will be just another tension-filled weekend. However, when electromagnetic pulses of lightning strike the area, the strange event turns out to be the beginning of an alien invasion, and Ferrier must now protect his children as they seek refuge.
GenreSci-fi, fantasy, Action, Comedy
CastTommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Lara Flynn Boyle (в титрах: Laura Flynn Boyle)
DirectorBarry Sonnenfeld
Reuniting director Barry Sonnenfeld with most of the original hit film's cast, MEN IN BLACK II picks up with alien-monitoring secret agent Jay (Will Smith) in a rut. Weary of the isolated life of an MiB operative, Jay continually fires new partners until MiB director Zed (Rip Torn) teams him up with the talkative pug, Frank (voiced by Tim Blaney). Together they investigate an "alien-on-alien" murder witnessed by the lovely Rita (Rosario Dawson), who Jay immediately falls for. The case eventually leads Jay and Frank to track down agent Kay (Tommy Lee Jones), who now works at a rural post office, completely unaware of his former life. Unfortunately, it's what Kay can't remember that may save the world from destruction at the hands of the shape-shifting alien Serleena (Lara Flynn Boyle). As Jay attempts to jog the memory of the reluctant Kay, Serleena takes over MiB headquarters, building up to a big New York City showdown.
GenreHorror, Sci-fi, Thriller, Comedy, detective
CastJosh Hartnett, Elijah Wood, Jordana Brewster
DirectorRobert Rodriguez
To the students at Harrington High, the principal and her posse of teachers have always been a little odd, but lately they've been behaving positively alien. Controlled by otherworldly parasites, the faculty try to infect students one by one. Cheerleader Delilah (Jordana Brewster), football player Stan (Shawn Hatosy), drug dealer Zeke (Josh Hartnett) and new girl Marybeth (Laura Harris) team up with some of their other classmates to fight back against the invaders.
GenreSci-fi, Comedy
CastTommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Vincent D'Onofrio
DirectorBarry Sonnenfeld
They are the best-kept secret in the universe. Working for a highly funded yet unofficial government agency, Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) and Jay (Will Smith) are the Men in Black, providers of immigration services and regulators of all things alien on Earth. While investigating a series of unregistered close encounters, the MIB agents uncover the deadly plot of an intergalactic terrorist who is on a mission to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies currently in residence in New York City.
GenreSci-fi, Action, adventure
CastWill Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman
DirectorRoland Emmerich
In the epic adventure film "Independence Day," strange phenomena surface around the globe. The skies ignite. Terror races through the world's major cities. As these extraordinary events unfold, it becomes increasingly clear that a force of incredible magnitude has arrived; its mission: total annihilation over the Fourth of July weekend. The last hope to stop the destruction is an unlikely group of people united by fate and unimaginable circumstances.
GenreSci-fi, adventure, Action, Comedy
CastLea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins
DirectorWillard Huyck
A scientific experiment unknowingly brings extraterrestrial life forms to the Earth through a laser beam. First is the cigar smoking drake Howard from the duck's planet. A few kids try to keep him from the greedy scientists and help him back to his planet. But then a much less friendly being arrives through the beam...
The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.
GenreSci-fi, Action, Thriller, adventure
CastAdrien Brody, Topher Grace, Alice Braga
DirectorNimród Antal
A mercenary (Adrien Brody) reluctantly leads a group of elite warriors who come to realize they've been brought together on an alien planet... as prey. With the notable exception of a disgraced physician, they are all cold-blooded killers—mercenaries, Yakuza, convicts, death squad members—human "predators" that are now being systemically hunted and eliminated by a new breed of alien Predators.
Genrecartoon, Sci-fi, Comedy, adventure, family
CountryGermany, Luxembourg, Denmark
CastCallum Maloney, Dermot Magennis, Ian Coppinger
DirectorChristoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein, Sean McCormack
"Luis" tells the story of an 11-year-old boy who makes friends with three loveable little aliens, who crash their UFO into his house. In return for Luis' help in finding the home-shopping channel stuff they came for, they save Luis from boarding school - and an exciting adventure follows.