Alien Movies – Everything You Need To Know

What if you are watching a movie that has characters other than people? A movie featuring aliens with weird heads, abnormal eyes, multiple limbs, and other strange attributes always entices the audience with its plot and cinematography. Aliens don’t have to spend much time on screen to be part of the film’s message. They create an impression, even if it’s the anxiety of wondering what it is in ‘Alien’ or the trying-to-make-sense-of-it-all in contact. Literally and figuratively, aliens are out of this world.

 

We have been making films about creatures from different planets. So, you have got classic green men, standard bulb-headed grey guys, shark-toothed predators, mild ultra-intelligent champs: we have done them all. Whatever their physical structure, aliens are a means of forcing humans to look at themselves. Their needs and bodies show up our strengths and weaknesses. Occasionally it’s our capability to cooperate in a crisis; sometimes, it’s just that we don’t have as many teeth as we could do in a battle situation. Here are some best alien movies ever to land on this planet. So, these movies should always be a good bet whenever you want a glimpse into another world.

Must Watch Alien Movies

1.Dune (2021)

Paul, a bright and talented young man born into a great fortune beyond his understanding, must trek to the most treacherous planet in the universe to secure the future of his family and people. Still, as evil forces conflict over the planet’s provision of the most valued resource, only those who can beat their fear will survive.

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Language: English, Mandarin

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Timothée Chalamet
  • Rebecca Ferguson
  • Oscar Isaac
  • Josh Brolin

IMDb Rating: 8.0

Running Time: 156 minutes

Movie Trailer: Dune Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

2.Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Peter Quill finds himself in the quarry of ruthless bounty hunters after robbing an orb coveted by Ronan, a strong villain. To evade Ronan, Quill is compelled into an uneasy truce with four hopeless misfits: Raccoon, Groot, Gamora, and Drax. But when he uncovers the orb’s true power and the celestial danger it poses, Quill must rally his ragtag pack to save the universe.

Director: James Gunn

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Chris Pratt
  • Zoe Saldaña
  • Dave Bautista
  • Vin Diesel

IMDb Rating: 8.0

Running Time: 122 minutes

Movie Trailer: Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

3.Aliens (1986)

After drifting in space for 57 years, Lt. Ripley’s shuttle is located by a deep space salvage crew. Upon reaching LV-426, the marines find only one survivor, a nine-year-old girl named Newt. However, these battle-hardened marines with all the most delinquent weaponry are matchless for the hundreds of aliens that have invaded the territory.

Director: James Cameron

Language: English, Spanish

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Michael Biehn
  • Paul Reiser

IMDb Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 137 minutes

Movie Trailer: Aliens Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

4.The Thing (1982)

In Antarctica, a group of American scientists is worried at their base camp by a helicopter firing at a sled dog. When they take it in, it attacks humans and canines, and they discover that the creature can assume the shape of its targets. An innovative helicopter pilot and the camp doctor lead the crew in a desperate, gory fight against the vicious animal before it picks them all off.

Director: John Carpenter

Language: English, Norwegian

Genre: Mystery, Horror, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Kurt Russell
  • Wilford Brimley
  • Keith David

IMDb Rating: 8.2

Running Time: 109 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Thing Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

5.A Trip to the Moon (1902)

Professor Barbenfouillis and his five colleagues from the Astronomy Academy travel to the Moon aboard a rocket driven by a giant cannon. Once on the lunar surface, the fearless explorers encounter the many perils concealed in the caves of the impenetrable satellite.

Director: Georges Méliès

Language: English, French

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Georges Méliès
  • Bleuette Bernon
  • François Lallement
  • Henri Delannoy

IMDb Rating: 8.2

Running Time:  13 minutes

Movie Trailer: A Trip to the Moon Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

Other Popular Alien Movies

1.Prey (2022)

A professional Comanche soldier protects her tribe from a positively evolved alien predator that stalks humans for sport, fighting against the wilderness, treacherous colonizers, and this creepy creature to keep her people safe.

Director: Dan Trachtenberg

Language: English, North American Indian, French

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Horror, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Amber Midthunder
  • Dakota Beavers
  • Dane DiLiegro
  • Michelle Thrush

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 99 minutes

Movie Trailer: Prey Trailer

Streaming Platform: Prey – Disney+ Hotstar

2.Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)

Thor launches on a trip, a quest for inner harmony, unlike anything he’s ever faced. Yet, his retirement gets interrupted by Gorr, a galactic killer who desires the Gods’ demise. To fight the threat, Thor enrolls the help of King Valkyrie, Korg, and ex-girlfriend Jane, who inexplicably wields his magical hammer, to his surprise.

Director: Taika Waititi

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Main Cast:

    • Chris Hemsworth
    • Christian Bale
    • Tessa Thompson
    • Jaimie Alexander

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 119 minutes

Movie Trailer: Thor: Love & Thunder Trailer

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

3.Zombies 3 (2022)

Zed expects an athletic scholarship while Addison gears up for Seabrook’s first global cheer-off. Then unexpectedly, extraterrestrial beings reach Seabrook, evoking something other than a friendly contest.

Director: David Light, Joseph Raso

Language: English

Genre: Family, Romance, Sci-fi, Musical

Main Cast:

  • Milo Manheim
  • Meg Donnelly
  • Trevor Tordjman
  • Kylee Russell

IMDb Rating: 5.4

Running Time: 90 minutes

Movie Trailer: Zombies 3 Trailer

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

4.Blasted (2022)

When an alien invasion barges into a bachelor party, two friends reunite as the kick-ass laser-titled duo they once were to resist back.

Director: Martin Sofiedal

Language: Norwegian

Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Axel Boyum
  • Fredrik Skogsrud
  • Ingrid Bolsø Berdal

IMDb Rating: 4.8

Running Time: 114 minutes

Movie Trailer: Blasted Trailer

Streaming Platform: Netflix

5.Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)

After dropping in Green Hills, Sonic is keen to reveal that he has the powers to be a genuine hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik replaces with a new companion, Knuckles, in search of a mysterious emerald that can conquer civilizations. He teams up with his sidekick, Tails, and jointly they embark on a globe-trotting trip to discover the emerald before it sinks into the wrong hands.

Director: Jeff Fowler

Language: English, Russian, French, Hawaiian, Greek, Latin

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • James Marsden
  • Jim Carrey
  • Ben Schwartz
  • Tika Sumpter
  • Natasha Rothwell

IMDb Rating: 6.5

Running Time: 122 minutes

Movie Trailer: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

6.Nope (2022)

Two siblings drive a horse ranch in California to uncover something extraordinary and threatening in the skies above while the adjoining theme park owner endeavors to benefit from the mysterious, otherworldly sensation.

Director: Jordan Peele

Language: English, Spanish

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Daniel Kaluuya
  • Keke Palmer
  • Steven Yeun

IMDb Rating: 6.9

Running Time: 130 minutes

Movie Trailer: Nope Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

7.Signs (2022)

Everything farmer Graham supposed about the world changes when he uncovers a note, an elaborate pattern of circles and lines engraved into his crops. As he explores the unfolding mystery, what he discovers will forever vary the lives of his brother and kid.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Language: English, Portuguese

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Mel Gibson
  • Joaquin Phoenix
  • Rory Culkin
  • Abigail Breslin

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 106 minutes

Movie Trailer: Signs Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

8.Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)

Bruce Wayne, fueled by his restored belief in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, enrolls newfound ally Diana Prince to encounter an even more significant threat. Jointly, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a crew to stand against this newly awakened opponent. But, despite the formation of an exceptional league of heroes, Aquaman, Cyborg, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Flash, it may be too late to protect the planet from an attack of catastrophic proportions.

 Director: Zack Snyder

Language: English, Icelandic, French

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Adventure

Main Cast:

  • Ben Affleck
  • Henry Cavill
  • Amy Adams
  • Gal Gadot

IMDb Rating: 8.0

Running Time: 242 minutes

Movie Trailer: Zack Snyder’s Justice League Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

9.Eternals (2021)

The Eternals, an ethnicity of immortal beings with superhuman capabilities who have discreetly lived on Earth for thousands of years, reunite to fight the sinful Deviants.

 Director: Chloé Zhao

Language: English

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Adventure

Main Cast:

  • Gemma Chan
  • Richard Madden
  • Kumail Nanjiani
  • Lia McHugh

IMDb Rating: 6.3

Running Time: 156 minutes

Movie Trailer: Eternals Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

10.The Suicide Squad (2021)

The state sends the world’s most dangerous villains, King Shark, Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker, and others, to the tiny, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese. Armed with high-tech weapons, they travel through the treacherous jungle on a search-and-destroy task, with only Col. Rick Flag on the bottom to lead them.

Director: James Gunn

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Sci-fi, Action, Adventure

Main Cast:

  • Margot Robbie
  • Idris Elba
  • John Cena
  • Joel Kinnaman

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 132 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Suicide Squad Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

 11.Venom: Let there be carnage (2021)

Eddie is laboring to exist with the shape-shifting extraterrestrial Venom. But, when deranged serial killer Cletus also evolves host to an alien symbiote, Brock and Venom must put aside their distinctions to prevent his reign of terror.

Director: Andy Serkis

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Tom Hardy
  • Michelle Williams
  • Naomie Harris
  • Reid Scott

IMDb Rating: 5.9

Running Time: 97 minutes

Movie Trailer: Venom: Let there be carnage Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

12.Proximity (2020)

Extraterrestrials abduct a young scientist, but when no one accepts his story, he becomes obsessed with discovering proof.

Director: Eric Demeusy

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Ryan Masson
  • Highdee Kuan
  • Christian Prentice

IMDb Rating: 4.8

Running Time: 119 minutes

Movie Trailer: Proximity Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

13.Skylines (2020)

When a virus endangers friendly alien hybrids against humans, Captain Corley and her group of soldiers set out on a task to an extraterrestrial world to protect what’s left of humankind.

Director: Liam O’Donnell

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Lindsey Morgan
  • Jonathan Howard
  • Daniel Bernhardt
  • Rhona Mitra

IMDb Rating: 4.7

Running Time: 110 minutes

Movie Trailer: Skylines Trailer

Streaming Platform: Netflix

 14.Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Space air drifting with no water or food, Tony Stark transmits a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply dwindles. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers, Black Widow, Captain America, Thor, and Bruce, must figure out a route to bring back their conquered allies for an epic showdown with Thanos, the sinful demigod who destroyed the planet and the universe.

Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Language: English, Japanese, German

Genre: Drama, Action, Sci-fi, Adventure

Main Cast:

  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Chris Evans
  • Mark Ruffalo
  • Chris Hemsworth

IMDb Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 181 minutes

Movie Trailer: Avengers: Endgame Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

15.The Vast of Night (2019)

In New Mexico, two youngsters search for the origin of a creepy frequency that has fallen on their village; they soon discover more than they had relied on.

Director: Andrew Patterson

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Sierra McCormick
  • Jake Horowitz

IMDb Rating: 6.7

Running Time: 89 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Vast of Night Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

 16.Ad Astra (2019)

Thirty years ago, Clifford led a trip into deep space, but no one ever heard the ship and crew from again. Now his son, a courageous astronaut, must embark on a bold mission to Neptune to discover the truth about his missing dad and a dreadful power surge threatening the universe’s stability.

Director: James Gray

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Action, Sci-fi, Adventure, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Brad Pitt
  • Tommy Lee Jones
  • Ruth Negga
  • Liv Tyler

IMDb Rating: 6.5

Running Time: 124 minutes

Movie Trailer: Ad Astra Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

 17.Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon (2019)

Shaun, the Sheep, makes a new friend when an alien maintaining strange powers crashland near Mossy Farm. Jointly they must run from a treacherous organization that wants to grab the intergalactic visitor.

Director: Richard Phelan, Will Becher

Language: English (no dialogue)

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Justin Fletcher
  • John Sparkes
  • Amalia Vitale

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 87 minutes

Movie Trailer: Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon Trailer

18.Brightburn (2019)

After a challenging struggle with fertility, Tori Breyer’s motherhood goals come true with the arrival of a mysterious newborn boy. Brandon seems to be everything Tori and her hubby Kyle ever wanted: bright, skillful, and curious about the world. But as he nears puberty, a mighty dark manifests within him, and Tori evolves, destroyed by horrible doubts about her son.

Director: David Yarovesky

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Elizabeth Banks
  • David Denman
  • Jackson A. Dunn

IMDb Rating: 6.1

Running Time: 90 minutes

Movie Trailer: Brightburn Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

19.Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Monarch’s partners of the crypto-zoological agency face off against a battery of god-sized demons, including the mighty Godzilla, who hits with Rodan, Mothra, and Ghidorah. When these antique super-species are thought to be sheer myths-rise again, they all vie for dominance, leaving humanity’s existence in harmony.

Director: Michael Dougherty

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Kyle Chandler
  • Vera Farmiga
  • Millie Bobby Brown
  • Bradley Whitford

IMDb Rating: 6.0

Running Time: 132 minutes

Movie Trailer: Godzilla: King of the Monsters Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

 20.Shanghai Fortress (2019)

In 2035, an elite squad of soldiers must battle dark extraterrestrial forces attempting to steal Earth’s energy treasures.

Director: Teng Huatao

Language: Mandarin, English

Genre: Action, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Lu Han
  • Shu Qi

IMDb Rating: 4.4

Running Time: 107 minutes

Movie Trailer: Shanghai Fortress Trailer

Streaming Platform: Netflix

21.Rim of the World (2019)

Summer camp barely started when aliens unexpectedly overran the planet. In a campground swarming with people, four misfit teens are suddenly entrusted with a key that maintains the mystery to stop the invasion.

Director: McG

Language: English, Chinese

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Jack Gore
  • Miya Cech
  • Benjamin Flores Jr.

IMDb Rating: 5.2

Running Time: 98 minutes

Movie Trailer: Rim of the World Trailer

Streaming Platform: Netflix 

 22.Men in Black: International (2019)

The Men in Black have developed to shield the globe but so have the universe’s villains. So, to keep everyone secure, Agent H and Rookie join forces in an unlikely pairing that might work. When aliens that can take the formation of any human come to Earth, H and M embark on a globe-trotting experience to save the agent and, eventually, the world from their naughty plans.

Director: F. Gary Gray

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Chris Hemsworth
  • Tessa Thompson
  • Rebecca Ferguson
  • Kumail Nanjiani

IMDb Rating: 5.6

Running Time: 115 minutes

Movie Trailer: Men in Black: International Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

23.X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)

The X-Men meet their most challenging and powerful enemy when one of their own, Jean Grey, begins to spiral out of control. During a recovery mission in outer space, she is almost killed when a mysterious cosmic force hits her. Once Jean returns home, this force not only causes her to become infinitely more powerful but far more dangerous.

Director: Simon Kinberg

Language: English, French

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • James McAvoy
  • Michael Fassbender
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Nicholas Hoult

IMDb Rating: 5.7

Running Time: 114 minutes

Movie Trailer: X-Men: Dark Phoenix Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

24.Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Thor, Hulk, Iron Man, and the rest of the Avengers team battle their most powerful enemy, the sinful Thanos. On an assignment to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos intends to use the artifacts to inflict his crooked will on reality. As a result, the planet’s destiny and existence have never been more skeptical, as everything the Avengers have battled for has led up to this moment.

Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Action, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Chris Evans
  • Mark Ruffalo
  • Chris Hemsworth

IMDb Rating: 8.4

Running Time: 149 minutes

Movie Trailer: Avengers: Infinity War Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

25.Extinction (2018)

A man’s life begins to suffer when he has frequent nightmares about a dangerous and unknown force. He must soon find the stability to save his wife and two kids when extraterrestrials launch a devastating invasion on the planet.

Director: Ben Young

Language: English

Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Michael Peña
  • Lizzy Caplan
  • Mike Colter

IMDb Rating: 5.8

Running Time: 95 minutes

Movie Trailer: Extinction Trailer

Streaming Platform: Netflix

26.Venom (2018)

Journalist Eddie is attempting to take down Carlton, the brilliant and notorious founder of the Life Foundation. But, while exploring one of Drake’s investigations, Eddie’s body connects with the alien Venom endowing him with superhuman power and strength. Venom tries to maintain its unique and challenging capabilities; Eddie finds it so intoxicating, dark, twisted, and fueled by outrage.

Director: Ruben Fleischer

Language: English, Mandarin, Malay

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Tom Hardy
  • Michelle Williams
  • Riz Ahmed
  • Scott Haze

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 112 minutes

Movie Trailer: Venom Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

27.Annihilation (2018)

Lena, a biologist cum retired soldier, joins a task to discover what occurred to her husband inside Area X. This wicked and bizarre phenomenon is developing across the American coastline. Once inside, the trek uncovers a world of mutated terrains and creatures threatening and their senses as treacherous as it is lovely.

Director: Alex Garland

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Natalie Portman
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • Gina Rodriguez
  • Tessa Thompson

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 115 minutes

Movie Trailer: Annihilation Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

28.A Quiet Place (2018)

A family lives in silence to evade mysterious beasts that hunt by sound. But, knowing that even the tiniest whisper or footstep can bring demise, Evelyn and Lee are committed to protecting their children while desperately exploring a way to fight back.

Director: John Krasinski

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Emily Blunt
  • John Krasinski

IMDb Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 90 minutes

Movie Trailer: A Quiet Place Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

29.Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

A powerful alien race employs Peter and his fellow Guardians, the Sovereign, to rescue their beloved batteries from invaders; But that Rocket has stolen the items they protect. The Sovereign dispatch their armada to search for vengeance. When the Guardians try to flee, the mystery of Peter’s parentage is displayed.

Director: James Gunn

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Chris Pratt
  • Zoe Saldaña
  • Dave Bautista
  • Vin Diesel

IMDb Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 137 minutes

Movie Trailer: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

30.Beyond Skyline (2017)

Detective Mark Corley storms his path onto an alien spaceship to save his estranged son. But, when the ship hits South Asia, he allies with a crew of survivors to take back the planet.

Director: Liam O’Donnell

Language: English, Indonesian

Genre: Adventure, Action, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Frank Grillo
  • Bojana Novakovic
  • Jonny Weston
  • Callan Mulvey

IMDb Rating: 5.3

Running Time: 105 minutes

Movie Trailer: Beyond skyline Trailer

Streaming Platform: Netflix

31.Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

In the 28th century, operatives Valerian and Laureline worked jointly to keep order throughout the human territories. Then, under assignment from the minister of defense, the team ventures on a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where various species converge to share knowledge and culture.

Director: Luc Besson

Language: English, French, Hindi

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Dane DeHaan
  • Cara Delevingne
  • Clive Owen
  • Rihanna

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 137 minutes

Movie Trailer: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

32.Alien: Covenant (2017)

Tied for a remote planet on the far galaxy side, the colony ship Covenant associates uncover what they consider an uncharted paradise. While there, they encounter David, the synthetic survivor of the condemned Prometheus expedition. The bizarre world soon turns opaque and dangerous when a vicious alien life-form forces the team into a deadly fight for survival.

Director: Ridley Scott

Language: English, German

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Michael Fassbender
  • Katherine Waterston
  • Billy Crudup
  • Danny McBride

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 122 minutes

Movie Trailer: Alien: Covenant Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

33.Life (2017)

Three astronauts aboard the International Space Station are cutting the advantage of one of the most significant findings in human history: the first proof of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As crew members conduct their investigation, the rapidly evolving life-form is far more thoughtful and horrifying than anyone could have imagined.

Director: Daniel Espinosa

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Ryan Reynolds
  • Rebecca Ferguson

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 104 minutes

Movie Trailer: Life Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

34.Arrival (2016)

Linguistics lecturer Louise leads an elite crew of investigators when magnanimous spaceships touch down in 12 locations globally. As nations teeter on the cusp of global war, Banks and her team must race against time to find a course to communicate with extraterrestrial travelers. Hoping to crack the mystery, she takes a chance that could endanger her life and, quite possibly, humanity.

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Language: English, Mandarin, Russian

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Amy Adams
  • Jeremy Renner
  • Forest Whitaker
  • Michael Stuhlbarg

IMDb Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 116 minutes

Movie Trailer: Arrival Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

35.Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

As July nears, satellite engineer David examines a 3,000-mile-wide mothership approaching Earth. Fortunately, 20 years earlier, nations worldwide began to use retrieved extraterrestrial technology to develop an enormous defense program. When the alien invaders strike with unusual force, the U.S. president, groups of scientists, and fearless fighter pilots jump into action to protect the planet from an invincible enemy.

Director: Roland Emmerich

Language: English, Mandarin

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Liam Hemsworth
  • Jeff Goldblum
  • Bill Pullman
  • Maika Monroe

IMDb Rating: 5.2

Running Time: 120 minutes

Movie Trailer: Independence Day Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

36.Max Steel (2016)

Max McGrath discovers that his body can generate powerful energy in the universe. Steel is a humorous, rebellious, techno-organic extraterrestrial who likes to utilize Max’s talents. When the two encounter, they connect to become Max, a superhero with unpaired strength on Earth.

Director: Stewart Hendler

Language: English

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Adventure

Main Cast:

  • Ben Winchell
  • Maria Bello
  • Ana Villafañe
  • Josh Brener

IMDb Rating: 4.6

Running Time: 92 minutes

Movie Trailer: Max Steel Trailer

Streaming Platform: JustWatch

37.The 5th Wave (2016)

Humanity stands on the brink of death as a sequence of alien attacks decimates the planet, generating earthquakes, tsunamis, and fatal diseases. Isolated from her family, Cassie will do whatever it takes to reunite with her brother. However, fate leads her to ally with Evan, a weird young man who may be her final hope.

Director: J Blakeson

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Chloë Grace Moretz
  • Nick Robinson
  • Ron Livingston
  • Maggie Siff

IMDb Rating: 5.2

Running Time: 112 minutes

Movie Trailer: The 5th Wave Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

38.10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

After surviving a car accident, Michelle awakens and realizes she is in an underground bunker with two men. Howard informs her that a massive chemical attack has caused the air to become unbreathable, and their only hope of survival is to stay inside. Despite the ease of home, Howard’s controlling and threatening nature makes Michelle want to flee. But, after taking matters into her own hands, the young lady finally uncovers the facts about the outside world.

Director: Dan Trachtenberg

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller, Mystery

Main Cast:

  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead
  • John Goodman
  • John Gallagher Jr.

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 104 minutes

Movie Trailer: 10 Cloverfield lane Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

39.Pixels (2015)

When aliens intercept tape feeds of traditional arcade games and misinterprets them as a war declaration, they attack Earth, utilizing the games as models. Understanding that he must employ an equivalent strategy, President Will Cooper recruits his childhood friend, former video game champion, and home-theater installer, Sam. 

Sam guides a crew of old-school arcade participants and a military specialist in all-out fighting to save the planet.

Director: Chris Columbus

Language: English, Hindi, Japanese

Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Sci-fi, Action

Main Cast:

  • Adam Sandler
  • Kevin James
  • Michelle Monaghan
  • Peter Dinklage

IMDb Rating: 5.6

Running Time: 106 minutes

Movie Trailer: Pixels Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

40.Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

After an epic fight, a remarkable city lies in ruins, but the Earth is rescued. But, as humankind begins to pick up the details, a shadowy group appears to try to take control of the account. Meanwhile, an old and effective new menace sets its views on Earth.

Director: Michael Bay

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Mark Wahlberg
  • Stanley Tucci

IMDb Rating: 5.6

Running Time: 165 minutes

Movie Trailer: Transformers: Age of Extinction Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

41.Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

When Earth descends under attack from indestructible aliens, no military unit can beat them. So, Maj. William Cage, an officer who has never seen war, is appointed to a suicide mission. Killed within beats, Cage finds himself thrown into a time loop, repeatedly reliving the same severe fight and his demise. Yet, Cage’s fighting talents get better with each act, bringing him and a companion closer to conquering the aliens.

Director: Doug Liman

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Tom Cruise
  • Emily Blunt
  • Bill Paxton
  • Brendan Gleeson

IMDb Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 113 minutes

Movie Trailer: Edge of Tomorrow Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

42.Oblivion (2013)

Jack Harper operates as a safety repairman on an uninhabited Earth which is shattered after a war with aliens and has to be cleared. He has two weeks left before his task ends, and he hooks his fellow survivors on a remote colony. However, Jack’s vision of reality comes crashing after rescuing a lovely stranger from a downed spacecraft. The lady’s arrival begins a chain of events culminating in Jack’s nearly single-handed battle to save humankind.

Director: Joseph Kosinski

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Tom Cruise
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Olga Kurylenko
  • Andrea Riseborough
  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

IMDb Rating: 7.0

Running Time: 124 minutes

Movie Trailer: Oblivion Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

43.Pacific Rim (2013)

Long ago, companies of hideous creatures called Kaiju derived from the sea, conveying with them all-consuming war. Then, humanity designed giant robots called Jaegers to be driven by two humans sealed together in a neural bridge. Yet, even the Jaegers are not sufficient to beat the Kaiju, and society is on the verge of defeat. Humanity’s last hope now lies with a washed-up ex-pilot, an untested apprentice, and an old, outdated Jaeger.

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Language: English, Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Charlie Hunnam
  • Idris Elba
  • Rinko Kikuchi
  • Charlie Day

IMDb Rating: 6.9

Running Time: 132 minutes

Movie Trailer: Pacific Rim Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

44.Riddick (2013)

Departed for dead on a sun-scorched planet, fugitive Riddick fights for survival against alien predators more deadly than any human he has yet experienced. His only longing for a getaway is to activate an emergency beacon, which brings a different issue: mercenaries. The first ship holds an incredibly violent and lethal group; a man directs the second from Riddick’s past.

Director: David Twohy

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Vin Diesel
  • Jordi Mollà
  • Matthew Nable
  • Katee Sackhoff

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 119 minutes

Movie Trailer: Riddick Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

45.Under the Skin (2013)

A secretive young woman attracts lonely men in the dark hours in Scotland. Yet, events lead her to begin a strategy of self-discovery. An alien entity occupies the earthly form of a young lady who searches the roads and streets of Scotland in pursuit of the human prey she came to plunder.

Director: Jonathan Glazer

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Jeremy McWilliams
  • Lynsey Taylor Mackay

 

IMDb Rating: 6.3

Running Time: 108 minutes

Movie Trailer: Under the skin Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

46.The Host (2013)

Earth has been occupied by the Souls, an alien race that swabs out human minds and memories and twists their bodies into hosts for interstellar tourists. Most of humanity has been destroyed, but some, like Melanie and her family, have endured and are hiding. Melanie is caught by a Seeker and has a Spirit named Wanderer embedded in her body, but she declines to relinquish control.

Director: Andrew Niccol

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Romance, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Saoirse Ronan
  • Max Irons
  • Jake Abel
  • Frances Fisher

IMDb Rating: 5.8

Running Time: 125 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Host Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

47.The World’s End (2013)

Gary King is an innocent 40-year-old who’s parting to take another stab at an epic pub crawl he had endeavored 20 years earlier. So, he pulls his unwilling friends back to their hometown and puts out for an evening of heavy drinking as they drive toward their leading destination, the fabled World’s End pub. Gary and his buddies endeavor to reconcile the past and present. Yet, the real effort is for the future when their journey becomes a battle for humankind.

Director: Edgar Wright

Language: English

Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Simon Pegg
  • Nick Frost
  • Paddy Considine
  • Martin Freeman

IMDb Rating: 6.9

Running Time: 109 minutes

Movie Trailer: The World’s End Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

48.Prometheus (2012) 

The discovery of an indication of humanity’s roots on Earth guides a team of explorers to the shadiest parts of the universe. Two bright young scientists lead the voyage. Shaw hopes they will meet a race of compassionate, godlike beings who will somehow demonstrate her religious beliefs, while Holloway is out to discredit any spiritual notions. However, neither the scientists nor shipmates are designed for the incredible terrors that await them.

Director: Ridley Scott

Language: English, Gaelic

Genre: Mystery, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Noomi Rapace
  • Michael Fassbender
  • Guy Pearce
  • Idris Elba

IMDb Rating: 7.0

Running Time: 124 minutes

Movie Trailer: Prometheus Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

49.Battleship (2012)

Lt. Alex is a weapons official aboard the destroyer USS John Paul, while his older brother, Stone, is the commanding authority of the USS Sampson. Unrevealed to the brothers or the U.S. Navy, alien invaders have reached Earth with methods to rob Earth’s resources. When a fight with the invaders strikes out the Navy’s radar capacity, American and Japanese forces must work jointly to find a way to protect the planet.

Director: Peter Berg

Language: English, Japanese

Genre: Adventure, Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Taylor Kitsch
  • Alexander Skarsgård
  • Rihanna
  • Brooklyn Decker

IMDb Rating: 5.8

Running Time: 131 minutes

Movie Trailer: Battleship Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

50.Super 8 (2011)

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters were making a zombie film with a Super-8 camera. While filming, the companions witness a terrifying train derailment and are fortunate to flee with their lives. However, they soon realize that the catastrophe was no misfortune, as a sequence of unexplained occasions and disappearances soon pursued. Finally, deputy Jackson, the father of one of the children, explores the horrifying truth behind the collision.

Director: J. J. Abrams

Language: English

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Joel Courtney
  • Elle Fanning
  • Kyle Chandler
  • Gabriel Basso

IMDb Rating: 7.0

Running Time: 112 minutes

Movie Trailer: Super 8 Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

51.Attack the Block (2011)

A batch of fearless teenagers goes out to battle a wild alien invasion. With the invasive species jeopardizing their environs in Southern London, they battle to thrive in their mission.

Director: Joe Cornish

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • John Boyega
  • Jodie Whittaker
  • Alex Esmail
  • Franz Drameh

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 88 minutes

Movie Trailer: Attack the Block Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

52.I Am Number Four (2011)

John Smith appears like an average teen, but he is an alien trying to escape from ruthless enemies and the eight others like him. John has neither a real past nor a house and continually takes a new identity, moving to different towns with his guardian, Henri. However, in the small Ohio village where he now lives, he uncovers passion, powerful new abilities, and a connection to others of his kind.

Director: D. J. Caruso

Language: English, French

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Alex Pettyfer
  • Timothy Olyphant
  • Teresa Palmer
  • Dianna Agron

IMDb Rating: 6.1

Running Time: 109 minutes

Movie Trailer: I Am Number Four Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

53.Battle: Los Angeles (2011)

For many years, humans have documented different UFO sightings worldwide, fueling hypotheses about the presence of life on other worlds. Finally, in 2011, humanity learned the hard truth when alien invaders attacked.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman

Language: English, Ukranian

Genre: Adventure, Action, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Aaron Eckhart
  • Michelle Rodriguez
  • Ramon Rodriguez
  • Bridget Moynahan

IMDb Rating: 5.7

Running Time: 116 minutes

Movie Trailer: Battle: Los Angeles Trailer

Streaming Platform: Netflix

54.Paul (2011)

A wisecracking alien named Paul has roomed at a top-secret military headquarters in America’s UFO heartland. When he has had enough of Earth, he flees from the compound and bounds on the first convenient vehicle, a rented RV manned by two British sci-fi techies. With federal agencies and the father of an unplanned kidnap victim on their tail, the two hatch a fantastic plan to help Paul return to his spaceship.

Director: Greg Mottola

Language: English, Klingon

Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Simon Pegg
  • Nick Frost
  • Jason Bateman
  • Kristen Wiig

IMDb Rating: 6.9

Running Time: 104 minutes

Movie Trailer: Paul Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

55.District 9 (2009)

Thirty years ago, aliens arrived on Earth not to defeat or give aid but to find shelter from their dying planet. Isolated from humans in a South African region called District 9, the aliens are controlled by Multi-National United, unconcerned with the aliens’ welfare. Still, they will do anything to dominate their advanced technology. So when a company field agent acquires a mysterious virus that commences altering his DNA, there is only one area he can hide: District 9.

Director: Neill Blomkamp

Language: English

Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Sharlto Copley
  • Jason Cope
  • David James

IMDb Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 112 minutes

Movie Trailer: District 9 Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

56.Avatar (2009)

On the dense alien world of Pandora live the Navi, beings who seem primitive but are positively evolved. As the planet’s surroundings are toxic, Avatars must relate to human minds to allow unrestricted movement on Pandora. Jake Sully, a paralyzed retired Marine, becomes mobile again through one such Avatar and falls in love with a Navi woman. As their bond grows, he is drawn into a fight for the survival of her world.

Director: James Cameron

Language: English, Spanish

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Sam Worthington
  • Zoe Saldana
  • Stephen Lang
  • Michelle Rodriguez

IMDb Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 162 minutes

Movie Trailer: Avatar Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

57.Star Trek (2009)

A novice team embarks on its maiden voyage aboard the USS Enterprise, the most-sophisticated starship ever built. Unfortunately, their path takes them on a collision course with Nero, a Romulan captain whose mission of vengeance threatens all humankind. If humanity would survive, a revolutionary young officer and a coolly logical Vulcan must move beyond their rivalry and find a manner to beat Nero before it is too late.

Director: J. J. Abrams

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • John Cho
  • Ben Cross
  • Bruce Greenwood
  • Simon Pegg

IMDb Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 127 minutes

Movie Trailer: Star Trek Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Trailer

58.Cloverfield (2008)

As many New Yorkers enjoy a going-away party, little do they learn that they will soon face the terrifying night of their lives. A skyscraper-high beast descends upon the city, fleeing death and devastation. The friends use a handheld video camera to document their struggle to survive as New York crushes around them.

Director: Matt Reeves

Language: English, French, Japanese

Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Adventure, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Michael Stahl-David
  • Mike Vogel
  • Odette Yustman
  • Lizzy Caplan

IMDb Rating: 7.0

Running Time: 85 minutes

Movie Trailer: Cloverfield Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

59.Transformers (2007)

The destiny of humankind is in the waters when two races of robots, the good Autobots and the vicious Decepticons, bring their battle to Earth. The robots can transform into different automated objects as they pursue the key to supreme power. However, Sam can only save the world from total collapse through human youth.

Director: Michael Bay

Language: English, Spanish

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Shia LaBeouf
  • Tyrese Gibson
  • Josh Duhamel
  • Anthony Anderson

IMDb Rating: 7.0

Running Time: 143 minutes

Movie Trailer: Transformers Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

60.Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)

Three residents of Colorado are hooked up in the crossfire when two toxic extraterrestrial species bring their long-standing battle to Earth. On the one side, almost unbreakable Aliens; on the other, a solo Predator whose task is to wipe out all traces of the Aliens from Earth; no point gets in the way.

Director: Colin Strause, Greg Strause

Language: English

Genre: Adventure, Action, Sci-fi, Horror, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Steven Pasquale
  • Reiko Aylesworth
  • John Ortiz
  • Johnny Lewis

IMDb Rating: 4.6

Running Time: 94 minutes

Movie Trailer: Aliens Vs. Predator – Requiem Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

61.Slither (2006)

Wheelsy is a small village where not much occurs, and everyone follows his business. So no one witnesses when a malicious form slips in peacefully, but when people find incapacitated livestock, and a lady goes missing, Sheriff Bill uncovers an alien organism that endangers and devours all lives on Earth.

Director: James Gunn

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Nathan Fillion
  • Elizabeth Banks
  • Tania Saulnier
  • Gregg Henry

IMDb Rating: 6.5

Running Time: 95 minutes

Movie Trailer: Slither Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

62.War of the Worlds (2005)

Dockworker Ray Ferrier works to build a favorable relationship with his two kids. So when his ex-wife, Mary, drops them off at Ferrier’s house, it appears to be another tension-filled weekend. Yet, when electromagnetic pulses of lightning hit the area, the strange affair turns out to be the origin of an alien invasion, and Ferrier must now guard his children as they strive for refuge.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Tom Cruise
  • Dakota Fanning
  • Miranda Otto
  • Tim Robbins

IMDb Rating: 6.5

Running Time: 116 minutes

Movie Trailer: War of the Worlds Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

63.Alien Vs. Predator (2004)

When the ambitious and wealthy Charles Weyland finances an expedition to Antarctica, he expects to find a weird source of heat that has been witnessed. Instead, led by a strict guide, Alexa Woods, Weyland, and his crew discover a pyramid, but they also find evil parasitic aliens.

Director: Paul W. S. Anderson

Language: English, Italian

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Horror

Main Cast:

  • Sanaa Lathan
  • Raoul Bova
  • Lance Henriksen
  • Ewen Bremner

IMDb Rating: 5.6

Running Time: 100 minutes

Movie Trailer: Alien vs. Predator Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon 

64.Save the Green Planet! (2003)

Lee Byeong-gu is persuaded that there are aliens from Andromeda among us, planning to conquer Earth. He acknowledges that Kang Man-Shik, the head of a chemical production business, is their chief, and he seizes him. Although he is holed up in his underground lair, Byeong-gu questions and troubles the supposed alien, expecting that he will admit to his crimes against society and call off the planned demolition of the planet before it is too delinquent.

Director: Jang Joon-hwan

Language: Korean

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-fi, Horror, Drama

Main Cast:

  • Shin Ha-kyun
  • Baek Yoon-sik

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 118 minutes

Movie Trailer: Save the Green Planet Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

65.Treasure Planet (2002)

The mythical “loot of a thousand worlds” encourages an intergalactic treasure quest when young Jim Hawkins stumbles upon a map to the most incredible pirate treasure in the universe in Walt Disney Pictures’ compelling animated space adventure, “Treasure Planet.” Based on one of the most fantastic adventure tales ever told – Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island” – this movie follows Jim’s incredible voyage across a parallel universe as a cabin boy aboard a glittering spaceship.

Director: John Musker, Ron Clements

Language: English

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-fi, family, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • Brian Murray
  • Emma Thompson
  • David Hyde Pierce

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 95 minutes

Movie Trailer: Treasure Planet Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

66.Lilo & Stitch (2001)

An orphaned girl adopts a puppy, which turns out to be a dangerous alien born from scientific experiments. The puppy seeks refuge on Earth and hides from its creator and those who consider it a threat.

Director: Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois

Language: English, Hawaiin

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Chris Sanders
  • Daveigh Chase
  • Tia Carrere
  • Ving Rhames

IMDb Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 85 minutes

Movie Trailer: Lilo & Stitch Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

67.Evolution (2001)

A comedy that tracks the chaos that occurs when a meteor hits the Earth, bringing alien life forms with a new definition to the term “survival of the fittest.” Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, David Duchovny, and Julianne Moore are the only people standing between the aliens and world authority which could be threatening news for the Earth.

Director: Ivan Reitman

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • David Duchovny
  • Orlando Jones
  • Seann William Scott
  • Julianne Moore

IMDb Rating: 6.1

Running Time: 102 minutes

Movie Trailer: Evolution Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

68.Pitch Black (2000)

A space transporter crashlands on a lonely planet encircled by three suns. Among the survivors are pilot Carolyn, mystic Abu, cop William, and condemned criminal Richard; their first ideas are survival and escape. Then he discovers that the planet mourns a total eclipse every 22 years, when the hibernating, flesh-eating residents awake and hunt.

Director: David Twohy

Language: English, Arabic

Genre: Mystery, Adventure, Sci-fi, Horror

Main Cast:

  • Vin Diesel
  • Radha Mitchell
  • Cole Hauser
  • Keith David

IMDb Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 104 minutes

Movie Trailer: Pitch Black Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

69.Galaxy Quest (1999)

The stars of a 1970s sci-fi exhibition now grazing a living through re-runs and sci-fi traditions are illuminated aboard an alien spacecraft. Considering the cast’s heroic on-screen theatres are historical records of real-life experiences, the band of aliens turns to the invalid celebrities for help in their search to overcome the oppressive authority in their solar system.

Director: Dean Parisot

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Tim Allen
  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Alan Rickman
  • Tony Shalhoub

IMDb Rating: 7.4

Running Time: 102 minutes

Movie Trailer: Galaxy Quest Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

70.Muppets from Space (1999)

With tremendous confidence and unsinkable optimism, Gonzo steps into his initial starring role in “Muppets from Space,” a laughable extraterrestrial adventure about the quest for Gonzo’s past. On a search with Rizzo to discover his real family, Gonzo realizes that his long-lost families are aliens from a distant planet.

Director: Tim Hill

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Sci-fi, Family, Fantasy

Main Cast:

  • Dave Goelz
  • Steve Whitmire
  • Frank Oz
  • Bill Barretta

IMDb Rating: 6.2

Running Time: 87 minutes

Movie Trailer: Muppets from Space Trailer

Streaming Platform: JustWatch

71.Dark City (1998)

John Murdoch revives alone in a weird hotel to find that he is wanted for a sequel of vicious murders. The concern is that he can’t remember whether he committed the murders or not. He is convinced that he has gone furious for a brief moment. Murdoch aims to crack the twisted riddle of his individuality. As he edges to unraveling the mystery, he stumbles upon a fiendish underworld ruled by a group of ominous beings, the Strangers.

Director: Alex Proyas

Language: English

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Rufus Sewell
  • Kiefer Sutherland
  • Jennifer Connelly
  • Richard O’Brien

IMDb Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 100 minutes

Movie Trailer: Dark City Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

72.The Faculty (1998)

To the researchers at Harrington High, the principal and her trainers have always been a little weird. Still, lately, they’ve behaved entirely alien, managed by otherworldly parasites. The faculty attempts to infect students one by one. Cheerleader Delilah, football player Stan, drug dealer Zeke, and new girl Marybeth team up with some of their other classmates to fight back against the invaders.

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Jordana Brewster
  • Clea DuVall
  • Laura Harris
  • Josh Hartnett

IMDb Rating: 6.5

Running Time: 104 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Faculty Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

73.The Fifth Element (1997)

In the 23rd century, an NYC cabbie, Korben Dallas, finds the world’s fate in his hands when Leeloo falls into his taxi. As the manifestation of the fifth element, Leeloo needs to connect with the other four to keep the upcoming Great Evil from conquering the world. With Father Vito Cornelius and zany broadcaster Ruby Rhod, Dallas must race against time and the vicious industrialist Zorg to save humankind.

Director: Luc Besson

Language: English, Swedish, German, Arabic, Egyptian (Ancient)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Bruce Willis
  • Gary Oldman
  • Milla Jovovich
  • Chris Tucker

IMDb Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 126 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Fifth Element Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

74.Contact (1997)

Dr. Ellie rushes to solve a hazard arising from the Vega star system. However, once first contact with extraterrestrial intellect is proven, Arroway encounters restrictive National Security Advisor Kitz and spiritual fanatics bent on containing the importance of such an event.

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Language: English, Spanish, German

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Jodie Foster
  • Matthew McConaughey
  • James Woods
  • John Hurt

IMDb Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 150 minutes

Movie Trailer: Contact Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

75.Men In Black (1997)

Working for a positively funded yet unofficial state agency, Kay and Jay are the Men in Black, the providers of immigration services and controllers of all things alien on Earth. While exploring a series of unrecorded close encounters, the MIB agents discover the deadly plot of an intergalactic terrorist on a mission to kill two representatives from colliding galaxies presently residing in NYC.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld

Language: English, Spanish

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy

Main Cast:

  • Tommy Lee Jones
  • Will Smith
  • Linda Fiorentino
  • Vincent D’Onofrio

IMDb Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 98 minutes

Movie Trailer: Men In Black Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

76.Event Horizon (1997)

A spacecraft that disappeared years earlier unexpectedly reappears, and a team is assigned to investigate the ship—accompanied by the Event Horizon’s creator, William Weir. The Lewis and Clark unit led by Capt. Miller starts to explore the abandoned vessel. However, it soon becomes evident that something threatening resides in its corridors, and the horrors of the Event Horizon’s last journey are still present.

Director: Paul W. S. Anderson

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Sam Neill
  • Kathleen Quinlan
  • Joely Richardson

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 96 minutes

Movie Trailer: Event Horizon Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

77.Alien: resurrection (1997)

The tale continues 200 years after Ripley’s death. She’s brought back to life by wicked scientists who aim to bring back the alien that died within her. So be ready to watch the fourth instalment in the Alien series.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Language: English, Spanish

Genre: Horror, Action, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Winona Ryder
  • Ron Perlman
  • Dan Hedaya

IMDb Rating: 6.2

Running Time: 109 minutes

Movie Trailer: Alien: Resurrection Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon 

78.Starship Troopers (1997)

The Earth is battling a race of giant alien insects in the future. Little is known about the Bugs besides that they are intent on eradicating all human life. But a Mobile Infantry tours distant alien planets to take the fight to the Bugs.

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-fi, Action

Main Cast:

  • Casper Van Dien
  • Dina Meyer
  • Denise Richards
  • Jake Busey

IMDb Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 129 minutes

Movie Trailer: Starship Troopers Trailer

Streaming Platform: JustWatch

79.Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

The Enterprise and its team follow a Borg ship through a time warp to control the Borg from taking over the globe in a past age. Pierced in the past, Geordi La Forge aids a pioneer of space travel in his struggles to form the first warp drive while Capt. Picard and Cmdr. Data fights the Borg Queen as she endeavors to take over the Enterprise.

Director: Jonathan Frakes

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Patrick Stewart
  • Jonathan Frakes
  • Brent Spiner
  • LeVar Burton

IMDb Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 111 minutes

Movie Trailer: Star Trek: First Contact Trailer

Streaming Platform: JustWatch

80.Independence Day (1996)

In this epic film, weird phenomena occur around the globe. The atmospheres ignite. Terror races through the world’s top cities. As these incredible events develop, it becomes evident that a great magnitude force has arrived. The last hope to control the collapse is an unlikely group of people connected by uncertainty and unimaginable circumstances.

Director: Roland Emmerich

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Will Smith
  • Bill Pullman
  • Jeff Goldblum
  • Mary McDonnell

IMDb Rating: 7.0

Running Time: 145 minutes

Movie Trailer: Independence Day Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

81.Mars Attacks! (1996)

A caravan of Martian spacecraft covers the world’s leading cities, and all of society waits to see if the extraterrestrial guests have, as they argue, “come in peace.” Then, finally, U.S. President James acquires proof from a science professor Donald that the Martians’ task is friendly. But military men call for a full-scale nuclear retaliation when a peaceable exchange ends in the destruction of the U.S. Congress.

Director: Tim Burton

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Jack Nicholson
  • Glenn Close
  • Pam Grier
  • Annette Bening

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 106 minutes

Movie Trailer: Mars Attacks! Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

82.Space Jam (1996)

Swackhammer, a vicious alien theme park proprietor, needs a new attraction at Moron Mountain. So, when his team, the Nerdlucks, heads to Earth to abduct Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes, he challenges them to a game to decide their fate. The aliens decide, but they rob the powers of NBA basketball players, including Larry Bird and Charles, so Bugs gets some aid from megastar Michael Jordan.

Director: Joe Pytka

Language: English

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Michael Jordan
  • Billy West
  • Wayne Knight
  • Theresa Randle

IMDb Rating: 6.5

Running Time: 88 minutes

Movie Trailer: Space Jam Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

83.Alien 3 (1992)

Ellen is the only survivor when she hits grounds on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland occupied by retired inmates of the planet’s maximum-security prison. Once again, he must encounter suspicion and the alien as it hunts down the inmates and guards. Without weapons or technology, Ripley directs the men into battle against the horrifying creature.

Director: David Fincher

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Action, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Charles S. Dutton
  • Charles Dance
  • Lance Henriksen

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 114 minutes

Movie Trailer: Alien 3 Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

84.Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

Capt. James and the staff of the USS Enterprise are taking Klingon Chancellor Gorkon to Earth to negotiate a truce treaty with the United Federation of Planets. Unfortunately, the ship seems to fire on a Klingon vessel, and Gorkon is killed in the subsequent chaos. Kirk and the ship’s doctor, Leonard, are charged with murder, departing Spock to figure out who is behind the invasion and save the negotiations.

Director: Nicholas Meyer

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • William Shatner
  • Leonard Nimoy
  • DeForest Kelley
  • James Doohan

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 110 minutes

Movie Trailer: Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

85.The Abyss (1989)

Harris and Mary are formerly married petroleum engineers who still have some problems. They are prepared to assist a gung-ho Navy SEAL with a top-secret rescue operation: a nuclear submarine has been ambushed and sunk under bizarre circumstances in some of Earth’s deepest waters.

Director: James Cameron

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Ed Harris
  • Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
  • Michael Biehn

IMDb Rating: 7.5

Running Time: 140 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Abyss Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

86.They Live (1988)

Nada, a traveler without purpose in his life, uncovers a pair of sunglasses skilled at showing the world how it is. As he wanders the streets of LA, Nada detects that both the media and the state are composed of subliminal statements meant to keep the residents subdued and that most of the colonial elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this incredible discovery, Nada fights to free humankind from the mind-controlling aliens.

Director: John Carpenter

Language: English

Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Roddy Piper
  • Keith David
  • Meg Foster

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 94 minutes

Movie Trailer: They Live Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

87.Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

When Mike and Debbie see a comet collision outside their sleepy small town, they explore and locate a pack of murderous aliens who resemble circus clowns. They attempt to alert the local authorities, but everyone thinks their tale is a prank. Meanwhile, the aliens set about harvesting and consuming as many people as possible.

Director: Stephen Chiodo

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Comedy, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Grant Cramer
  • Suzanne Snyder
  • John Allen Nelson
  • Royal Dano

IMDb Rating: 6.1

Running Time: 88 minutes

Movie Trailer: Killer Klowns from Outer Space Trailer

Streaming Platform: JustWatch

88.Predator (1987)

Dutch, a soldier of the future, is hired by the U.S. government to rescue a group of politicians trapped in Guatemala secretly. But something is gravely mistaken when Dutch and his crew, which contains weapons expert Blain and CIA agent George, land in Central America. After discovering a string of dead bodies, the team realizes they are being hunted by a fierce creature with superhuman power and the capacity to vanish into its surroundings.

Director: John McTiernan

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Carl Weathers

IMDb Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 107 minutes

Movie Trailer: Predator Trailer

Streaming Platform: Hulu

89.The Hidden (1987)

An alien parasite maintains humans and goes on destroying people violently. In the meantime, Lloyd, an FBI representative, sets out to end this catastrophe.

Director: Jack Sholder

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Kyle MacLachlan
  • Michael Nouri

IMDb Rating: 7.0

Running Time: 97 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Hidden Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

90.Gandahar (1987)

This animated movie is set in Gandahar planet, where harmony reigns and deprivation is untitled. However, the ideological lifestyle concerns people’s report of the remote frontiers being turned to stone. Prince Sylvain hits and is retrieved by the Deformed, monstrous genetic experiments gone wrong and left to protect themselves. With their support, Sylvain realizes that the Metamorphosis, a massive brain created in an investigation, is attempting to eradicate Gandahar.

Director: René Laloux

Language: French

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • John Shea
  • Jennifer Grey
  • Glenn Close

IMDb Rating: 7.0

Running Time: 102 minutes

Movie Trailer: Gandahar Trailer

Streaming Platform: TVGuide

91.Spaceballs (1987)

In a faraway galaxy, planet Spaceball has exhausted its air supply, leaving its residents reliant on a product called “Perri-Air.” In despair, Spaceball’s chief President, Skroob, orders the sinful Dark Helmet to abduct Princess Vespa of oxygen-rich Druidia and keep her hostage in exchange for air. But help reaches for the Princess through renegade space pilot Lone Starr and his half-man, half-dog partner, Barf.

Director: Mel Brooks

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Mel Brooks
  • John Candy
  • Rick Moranis
  • Bill Pullman

IMDb Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 96 minutes

Movie Trailer: Spaceballs Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

92.Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

Living in eviction on the planet Vulcan, the former USS Enterprise ragtag crew steals a starship after acquiring a planetary despair call from Earth: a space search has entered into orbit around Earth, disabled the planet’s global power, and disappeared the oceans. Spock, Captain Kirk, and other officials travel back in time to recover now-extinct humpback whales, which Spock has concluded will convey with the probe and transmit it away from Earth.

Director: Leonard Nimoy

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • William Shatner
  • Leonard Nimoy
  • DeForest Kelley
  • James Doohan

IMDb Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 122 minutes

Movie Trailer: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

93.From Beyond (1986)

Obsessive scientist Dr. Pretorius successfully uncovers a way to access a parallel universe of fun by tapping into the brain’s pineal gland. However, his associate, Dr. Crawford, is accused of murder when parties kill him from this other dimension. After psychiatrist Katherine and detective Bubba take the issue, the triad risks a return to a different world to solve the mystery.

Director: Stuart Gordon

Language: English

Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Jeffrey Combs
  • Barbara Crampton
  • Ken Foree

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 86 minutes

Movie Trailer: From Beyond Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

94.Man Facing Southeast (1986)

When a weird man named Rantes emerges at an Argentinian psychiatric hospital, he earns the attention of Dr. Julio Denis, a compassionate psychiatrist working through his sadness. Rantes tells Dr. Julio he’s an extraterrestrial sent to Earth to monitor humans’ illogical demeanor firsthand. But he must be treated like any other patient, even against Dr. Julio’s judgment, directing to a division between hospital patients and attendants.

Director: Eliseo Subiela

Language: Spanish

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Lorenzo Quinteros
  • Hugo Soto

IMDb Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 105 minutes

Movie Trailer: Man Facing Southeast Trailer

Streaming Platform: JustWatch

95.Enemy Mine (1985)

During a fight between humans and the reptilian Drac race, spaceship pilot Willis ends up abandoned on an alien world, along with enemy soldier Jeriba. While Willis and his Drac partner can breathe on the planet, the surroundings and creatures are moderately hostile, forcing them to work together to survive. As time passes, Willis and Jeriba become dubious companions, though their unusual relationship faces significant challenges.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Dennis Quaid
  • Louis Gossett Jr.

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 108 minutes

Movie Trailer: Enemy Mine Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

96.Starman (1984)

Responding to a NASA message planned for aliens, a space trying to contact humankind, an American missile drops his ship. Scrambling, the so-called Starman occupies the body of a late Wisconsinite and seizes the dead man’s widow, Jenny. Determined to reunite with a boat from his home planet at a predetermined location, Starman and Jenny voyage to Arizona. Chased by military officials endeavoring to kill him, Starman develops a continuing bond with Jenny.

Director: John Carpenter

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Jeff Bridges
  • Karen Allen
  • Charles Martin Smith
  • Richard Jaeckel

IMDb Rating: 7.0

Running Time: 115 minutes

Movie Trailer: Starman Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

97.The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

Joe Morton is an alien and fled enslaved person on the run from his residence planet. After he lands in NYC, he attempts to adapt to life on the lanes of Harlem. Although Joe is mute, he has excellent capabilities at fixing machines and acquires a job. As he endeavors to blend in with his new culture, he discovers an apartment and slowly makes companions.

Director: John Sayles

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Joe Morton
  • Darryl Edwards
  • Steve James
  • Bill Cobbs

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 108 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Brother from Another Planet Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

98.Repo Man (1984)

After being terminated from his position, Los Angeles slacker and punk rocker Otto lands a gig performing for an abnormal repossession agent named Bud. At first, Otto is unwilling to work as a repo man, but he adores the fast-paced career. After understanding a Chevy Malibu given a $20,000 price tag, Otto launches an investigation to find the car with the stunning Leila, who argues the trunk’s ranges are otherworldly.

Director: Alex Cox

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Harry Dean Stanton
  • Emilio Estevez

IMDb Rating: 6.9

Running Time: 92 minutes

Movie Trailer: Repo Man Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

99.E.T. the Extra Terrestrial (1982)

After a peaceful alien becomes abandoned on Earth, a young boy named Elliott discovers and befriends the being. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his California house, he introduces E.T. to his siblings, who decide to keep its reality a secret. Shortly, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in state intervention and a dire concern for both Elliott and the alien.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Language: English

Genre: Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Dee Wallace
  • Henry Thomas
  • Peter Coyote

IMDb Rating: 7.9

Running Time: 114 minutes

Movie Trailer: E.T. the Extra Terrestrial Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

100.Time Masters (1982)

On planet Perdide, an invasion of gigantic hornets leaves Piel, a young boy, isolated in a wrecked car with his dying dad. Then, finally, mayday news reaches their friend Jaffar, an adventurer traveling through space.

Director: René Laloux

Language: French

Genre: Comedy, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Jean Valmont
  • Michel Elias
  • Frédéric Legros
  • Yves-Marie Maurin

IMDb Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 79 minutes

Movie Trailer: Time Masters Trailer

Streaming Platform: Tvguide

101.Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

As James and Capt. Spock watches trainees at Starfleet Academy, another vessel from the United Federation of Planets is about to endeavor out the planet-creating Genesis Device in a deserted space. In the process, two of Kirk’s officials are charged by Khan, an enemy Kirk thought he’d never see again. So, once more, he takes the Enterprise’s helm, where he encounters Khan’s ship in an intergalactic showdown.

Director: Nicholas Meyer

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • William Shatner
  • Leonard Nimoy
  • DeForest Kelley
  • James Doohan

IMDb Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 113 minutes

Movie Trailer: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

102.Alien (1979)

In deep space, the unit of the starship Nostromo is revived from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their voyage home to explore a distress call from an alien ship. The nightmare begins when the unit undergoes a nest of eggs inside the alien ship. Then, an organism leaps out and connects itself to one of the units, causing him to fall into a coma.

Director: Ridley Scott

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Tom Skerritt
  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Veronica Cartwright
  • Harry Dean Stanton

IMDb Rating: 8.5

Running Time: 116 minutes

Movie Trailer: Alien Trailer

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

103.Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Matthew assumes that when a friend groans about her husband’s strange mood, it’s a marital problem. However, he starts to worry as more people report similar statements. His concern is established when writer Jack and his wife discover a mutated corpse. Surrounded by an invisible enemy, Bennell must act quickly before the city is destroyed.

Director: Philip Kaufman

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Donald Sutherland
  • Brooke Adams
  • Leonard Nimoy
  • Jeff Goldblum

IMDb Rating: 7.4

Running Time: 115 minutes

Movie Trailer: Invasion of the Body Snatchers Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

104.Superman (1978)

Just before the collapse of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El dispatches his infant son Kal-El on a spaceship to Earth. Raised by farmers Jonathan and Martha, young Clark uncovers the source of his superhuman powers and moves to Metropolis to combat evil. As Superman, he fights the villainous Lex, while, as newbie reporter Clark Kent, he endeavors to woo co-worker Lois Lane.

Director: Richard Donner

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Marlon Brando
  • Gene Hackman
  • Christopher Reeve
  • Ned Beatty

IMDb Rating: 7.4

Running Time: 143 minutes

Movie Trailer: Superman Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

105.Star Wars (1977)

Ordered by cruel Darth Vader, the imperial forces hold Princess Leia hostage in their struggles to suppress the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke and Han, captain of the Millennium Falcon, work with the friendly droid duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to recover the beautiful princess, help the Rebel Alliance, and restore liberty and justice to the Galaxy.

Director: George Lucas

Language: English

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Mark Hamill
  • Harrison Ford
  • Carrie Fisher
  • Peter Cushing

IMDb Rating: 8.6

Running Time: 121 minutes

Movie Trailer: Star Wars Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

106.Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

The movie talks about a group of science fiction people who endeavor to reach alien intelligence. Roy Neary witnesses an anonymous flying object and even has a “sunburn” from its bright rays to confirm it. However, Roy denies accepting a resolution for what he saw and is ready to give up his life to follow the truth about UFOs.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Richard Dreyfuss
  • Teri Garr
  • Melinda Dillon
  • François Truffaut

IMDb Rating: 7.6

Running Time: 135 minutes

Movie Trailer: Close Encounters of the Third Kind Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

107.The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Thomas is an alien who has arrived on Earth searching for water to save his planet. Assisted by lawyer Oliver, Thomas uses his ability of advanced technology to make promising inventions. While designing a method to transport water, Thomas encounters Mary-Lou, a subtle hotel clerk, and starts to fall in love with her.

Director: Nicolas Roeg

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • David Bowie
  • Rip Torn
  • Candy Clark
  • Buck Henry

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 138 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Man Who Fell To Earth Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

108.The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

In this cult classic, beloved Janet and Brad, stuck with a punctured tire during a storm, uncovers the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a scientist. As their purity is lost, they meet a houseful of crazy characters, including a rocking biker and a mysterious butler. Then, frank-N-Furter unveils his latest innovation through complicated dances and rock songs: a muscular man named “Rocky.”

Director: Jim Sharman

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Tim Curry
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Barry Bostwick

IMDb Rating: 7.4

Running Time: 100 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

109.Fantastic Planet (1973)

This animated saga follows the connection between the small human-like Oms and their much more giant blue-skinned bullies, the Draags, who rule the world of Ygam. While the Draags have long kept Oms as substandard pets, this ranking shifts after an Om boy becomes educated and grateful to a young female Draag. This leads to an Om rebellion, which dilutes the Draag authority over their race.

Director: René Laloux

Language: French

Genre: Animation, Sci-fi

IMDb Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 71 minutes

Movie Trailer: Fantastic Planet Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

110.Voyage to the End of the Universe (1963)

Multinational 25th-century astronauts (Francis Smolen, Dana Meredith, Dennis Stephans) discover a death ship and a dark star as they pursue a better planet.

Director: Jindřich Polák

Language: Czech

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Zdeněk Štěpánek
  • Radovan Lukavský
  • František Smolík
  • Dana Medřická

IMDb Rating: 6.9

Running Time: 86 minutes

Movie Trailer: Voyage to the End of the Universe Trailer

Streaming Platform: JustWatch

111.The Blob (1958)

A drive-in favorite, this sci-fi masterpiece tracks teenagers Steve and his best girl, Jane, as they attempt to rescue their place from a gelatinous alien life form that engulfs everything it handles. The first to uncover the essence and live to tell about it, Steve and Jane notice the blob destroying an older man and growing to a terrifying size.

Director: Irvin Yeaworth

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Steven McQueen
  • Aneta Corsaut
  • Earl Rowe
  • Olin Howland

IMDb Rating: 6.3

Running Time: 86 minutes

Movie Trailer: The Blob Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

112.Plan 9 from Outer Space (1957)

Citizens of California’s San Fernando Valley are under attack by fleeing saucers from exterior space. The aliens, led by Eros and his associate, Tanna, plan to beat the planet by restoring corpses in a Hollywood cemetery.

Director: Ed Wood

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Gregory Walcott
  • Bela Lugosi
  • Maila Nurmi
  • Tor Johnson

IMDb Rating: 3.9

Running Time: 80 minutes

Movie Trailer: Plan 9 from Outer Space Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

113.Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

In Santa Mira, Dr. Bennell is puzzled when all his patients come to him with the same objection: their loved ones seem to have been substituted by cold-blooded impostors. But, despite others’ dismissive denials, Dr. Bennell, his ex-girlfriend Becky and his friend Jack soon uncover that the patients’ apprehensions are confirmed: an alien species of human replications, grown from plant-like pods, is taking over the small village.

Director: Don Siegel

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Kevin McCarthy
  • Dana Wynter
  • Larry Gates
  • King Donovan

IMDb Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 80 minutes

Movie Trailer: Invasion of the Body Snatchers Trailer

Streaming Platform: Amazon

114.The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

When a UFO grounds in Washington, handling a message for Earth’s leaders, humankind stands still. Klaatu has arrived on behalf of alien life watching Cold War-era nuclear expansion on Earth. But Klaatu’s soft-spoken robot, Gort, threatens onlookers more directly. A single mother and her son lead the world about harmony and tolerance in this simple fable, ousting the tanks and soldiers that welcome the alien’s arrival.

Director: Robert Wise

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Adventure, Sci-fi

Main Cast:

  • Michael Rennie
  • Patricia Neal
  • Hugh Marlowe
  • Sam Jaffe

IMDb Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 92 minutes

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