Alien Invasion Movies

List of the best movies about alien invasion and aliens who are trying to conquer our planet: Edge of Tomorrow, The Tomorrow War, The Darkest Dawn, Attack the Block, Grabbers, American Warships, U.F.O., Riddick, Crawl or Die, Avengers: Endgame.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special Forces, Military, Journalists
PlotWar, Time travel, Alien invasion, Recurring day, Saving the World
PlaceLondon
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, Smart, Disturbing

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

The Tomorrow War (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Soldier, Military
PlotTime travel, Alien invasion, Skirmishes, Time machine, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

The world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future, mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester. Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant scientist and his estranged father in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.

The Darkest Dawn (2016)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Military, Soldier, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceAircraft, Forest, London, Helicopters
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Evacuated from their home, two teenage sisters unite with fellow survivors and escape London by river to embark on an odyssey across the badlands of Britain.

Attack the Block (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:28
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Monsters, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Racing, Friendship, Alien invasion, Chase
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Depressive

A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.

Grabbers (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersMonsters
PlotAlien invasion
PlaceIslands, Ireland
StyleBlack humor

Something sinister has come to the shores of Erin Island, unbeknownst to the quaint population of this sleepy fishing village resting somewhere off Ireland’s coast. First, some fishermen go missing. Then there is the rash of whale carcasses suddenly washing up on the beach. When the murders start, it’s up to two mismatched cops – an irresponsible alcoholic and his new partner, a by-the-book woman from the mainland – to protect the townsfolk from the giant, bloodsucking, tentacled aliens that prey upon them. Their only weapon, they discover, is booze. If they want to survive the creatures’ onslaught, everyone will have to get very, very drunk!

American Warships (2012)
Markimdb: 2.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Military, Soldier, Marines
PlotWater, Alien invasion
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean, Warships
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, For men

When an alien force wages war on Earth, only the crew of the USS Iowa - the last American battleship, stands in their way.

U.F.O. (2012)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:41
CharactersMilitary, Friends
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Alien invasion
PlaceUSA
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A group of friends awake one morning to find all electricity and power shut off and an immense alien aircraft hovering in the air above their heads. Suddenly this regular group of friends is battling to survive as the entire human race is threatened by the alien army hovering ominously above.

Riddick (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Friends, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Revenge, Alien invasion, Chase
PlaceSpace, Deserts
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Heavy, Gloomy, For men, Disturbing

Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. With his enemies right where he wants them, Riddick unleashes a vicious attack of vengeance before returning to his home planet of Furya to save it from destruction.

Crawl or Die (2014)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Death, Alien invasion
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Heavy

Earth as we know it is gone. A virus has destroyed the planet and rendered all its women infertile, all but one. An elite team of soldiers are tasked with bringing the woman to safety on the newly habitable Earth Two. But when they are forced underground they find themselves fighting for survival from an bloodthirsty creature in a maze of ever shrinking tunnels. As the team's ranks start to dwindle, the tunnels shrink and the ammunition run out, the crawl for survival becomes more and more desperate.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Gods, Giants, Heroes
PlotLove, Apocalypse, Time travel, Superpowers, Time machine
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
TimePost apocalypse
StyleMarvel, Popular, Exciting, Beautiful, Epic

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.

Skyline (2010)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA, Canada, Indonesia, United Kingdom, China, Singapore
Duration01:28
CharactersAliens
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, UFO, Abduction, Alien invasion
PlaceSpaceships, Party, Los Angeles
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Light, Tense, Serious, For men

When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight for their lives as the world unravels around them.

Parasyte: Part 2 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:35
CharactersAliens, Werewolf, Monsters, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Fight, Alien invasion
PlaceJapan, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, Action, Fascinating, Creepy, Serious

Alien pods come to Earth and, naturally, start taking over Human Hosts. One such pod only manages to take over one human's, Shin Izumi, right arm. Together they grow and co-exist, all the while the other aliens are making meals of other humans; Shin feels he must put a stop to it all, but his alien, Migi, doesn't see why.

The Avengers (2012)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Monsters, Giants, Heroes
PlotLove, Superpowers, Alien invasion, Intrigue, Saving the World
PlaceShips, India, Germany, USA
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Disturbing

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins!

Pixels (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration02:02
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Family, Losers, Presidential
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Alien invasion, Chase, Saving the World
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.

The First Men in the Moon (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersHeroes, Inventors, Old man, Partners
PlotAlien invasion
PlaceSpaceships, England, Moon
StyleExciting, Steampunk, Serious

Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an extraordinary story of how, way back in 1909, he got to the Moon first, and, together with the eccentric Professor Cavor, discovered a terrifying secret deep beneath its seemingly-barren surface.

Extraterrestrial (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:35
CharactersAliens
PlotUFO, Love triangle

Everyone knows what to do if one morning the sky would be absolutely full of UFOs: run as fast as you can. However, what would happen if the invasion started while you are in the flat of the girl of your dreams, the one you have just met?

Men in Black 3 (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special agents, Partners
PlotTime travel, UFO, Prison Break, Revenge, Time machine
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, USA, New York
StyleExciting, For men

Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him - secrets that will reveal themselves as he teams up with the young Agent K (Josh Brolin) to save his partner, the agency, and the future of humankind.

Save Yourselves! (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA

A young Brooklyn couple head upstate to disconnect from their phones and reconnect with themselves. Cut off from their devices, they miss the news that the planet is under attack.

Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1 (2017)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryGermany
Duration01:42
CharactersAliens, Military, Soldier, Deer
PlotAlien invasion, Conspiracies
PlaceForest, Bunker
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Disturbing

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.

Gantz: Perfect Answer (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryJapan
Duration02:21
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Teleportation
PlaceJapan, Metro
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, By manga, Disturbing

Perfect Answer begins several months after the events of the first film. Kurono is still fighting aliens under the order of Gantz, a mysterious giant black orb, and he is close to reaching the score he needs to resurrect his friend Kato. Outside his night time missions, Kurono continues to live his normal life, spending time with his new girlfriend Tae. Meanwhile, young pop star Eriko is being secretly ordered by Gantz to carry out assassinations, and cop Shigeta inches closer towards finding out the truth about the Gantz missions. As the missions begin to get increasingly dangerous for both the alien fighters and the general public, Kurono discovers that the endgame for Gantz is quickly approaching.




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