Movies about aliens

Movies about aliens
List of the best movies about aliens selected by visitors to our site: The Tomorrow War, Paul, Phoenix Forgotten, Skyline, Arrival, Cowboys & Aliens, The Fifth Element, The Gracefield Incident, Cloverfield, The Invasion.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:44

For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing uncomfortably close, Paul escapes on the first RV that passes by his compound in Area 51. Fortunately, it contains the two earthlings who are most likely to rescue and harbor an alien on the run.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA, Canada, Indonesia, United Kingdom, China, Singapore
Duration01:28

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, India
Duration02:32

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, western
CountryUSA, India
Duration01:59

A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of cowboys, outlaws, and Apache warriors against a common enemy from beyond this world in an epic showdown for survival.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:06

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53

On August 16, 2013, the Supreme Court mandated the CIA to declassify files that had been kept secret for the past 75 years. Visual records of documented paranormal events were released to the public. The following incident took place in Gracefield, Quebec.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

    Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most surreal, horrifying event of their lives.

    Markimdb: 5.9
    Genrefantastic, thriller
    CountryUSA, Australia
    Duration01:39

      Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that transforms anyone who comes into contact with it into unfeeling drones while they sleep. Carol realizes her son holds the key to stopping the spread of the plague and she races to find him before it is too late.

      Markimdb: 5.8
      Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:48

      In 1993, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. The result is Sil, a sensual but deadly creature who can change from a beautiful woman to an armour-plated killing machine in the blink of an eye.

      Markimdb: 5.4
      Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
      CountryUSA

      A number of 'missing person' cases are reported in Phoenix, Arizona when an unexplained light appears in the sky one night in 1997.

      Markimdb: 8.1
      Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, musical
      CountryIndia, USA
      Duration02:33

      This experimental satire is a comedy of ideas about an alien in the city, who asks questions that no one has asked before. They are innocent, child-like questions, but they bring about catastrophic answers. People who are set in their ways for generations, are forced to reappraise their world when they see it from PK's innocent eyes. In the process PK makes loyal friends and powerful foes, mends broken lives and angers the establishment. PK's childlike curiosity transforms into a spiritual odyssey for him and millions of others. This offbeat, experimental drama is an ambitious and uniquely original exploration of complex philosophies. It is also a simple and humane tale of love, laughter and letting-go. Finally, it is a moving saga about a friendship between strangers from worlds apart.

      Markimdb: 6.8
      Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:46

        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.

        Markimdb: 5.8
        Genrefantastic, adventure, family
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:31

          After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and the authorities. When everyone around them refuses to take the messages seriously, the three embark on a secret adventure to crack the code and follow it to its source. But taking matters into their own hands gets the trio in way over their heads when they discover a mysterious being from another world who desperately needs their help. The epic, suspenseful and exciting journey that follows will change all of their lives forever.

          Markimdb: 6.7
          Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
          CountryUnited Kingdom
          Duration01:28

            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.

            Markimdb: 6.1
            Genrefantastic, action, short
            CountryUnited Kingdom
            Duration01:07

            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.

            Markimdb: 8.2
            Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
            CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
            Duration01:49

            Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.

            Markimdb: 6.4
            Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
            CountryRussia

            At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him…

            Markimdb: 7.8
            Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
            CountryUSA, Mexico
            Duration01:44

            Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the forest, taking trophies from the bodies of its victims as it goes along. Occasionally seeing through its eyes, the audience sees it is an intelligent alien hunter, hunting them for sport, killing them off one at a time.

            Markimdb: 7.9
            Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
            CountryUSA, Canada
            Duration01:53

              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.

              Markimdb: 5.5
              Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
              CountryUSA
              Duration01:40

              A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

              Markimdb: 6.6
              Genrefantastic, action, adventure
              CountryUSA
              Duration02:12

                John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

                Markimdb: 6.7
                Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
                CountryUSA, China
                Duration03:05

                Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts a comeback following a scandal, but accidentally becomes the host of Venom, a violent, super powerful alien symbiote. Soon, he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organization looking for a symbiote of their own.

                Markimdb: 7.4
                Genrefantastic, drama, detective
                CountryGermany, USA
                Duration02:00

                Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

                Markimdb: 5.7
                Genrefantastic, comedy
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:42

                Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to save their neighborhood - and the world - from total extermination.

                Markimdb: 4.7
                Genrefantastic, drama
                CountryUSA

                A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.

                Markimdb: 6
                Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:34

                Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, suddenly everything goes dark. When one of the students regains consciousness, he finds himself in a waking nightmare.

                Markimdb: 3.4
                Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
                CountryUSA, Mexico, South Africa
                Duration02:07

                When shark conservationist Dr. Misty Calhoun is invited to consult on a top-secret project run by pharmaceutical billionaire Carl Durant, she is shocked to learn that the company is using unpredictable and highly aggressive bull sharks as its test subjects, which soon break loose and cause havoc.

                Markimdb: 6.2
                Genrefantastic, action
                CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia, China
                Duration02:01

                A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

                Markimdb: 5.2
                Genrefantastic, action, adventure
                CountryUSA
                Duration04:31

                We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.

                Markimdb: 8.1
                Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
                CountryUSA, Canada, Hungary

                Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

                Markimdb: 7.3
                Genrefantastic, action, adventure
                CountryUSA, Canada
                Duration02:04

                Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an interstellar war between mankind and an arachnoid species known as "the Bugs".

                Markimdb: 8.3
                Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, crime
                CountrySoviet Union
                Duration01:28

                Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.

                Markimdb: 4.6
                Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
                CountryUSA

                People from various walks of life find themselves held captive in a desolate area surrounding a secret government installation rumored to contain extraterrestrial life

                Markimdb: 4.6
                Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
                CountryUSA

                A thirtieth birthday -- and the survival of mankind -- are left hanging in the balance after a mysterious creature crashes the party, forcing four childhood friends to save the night.

                Markimdb: 4.8
                Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:25

                A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this pulse-pounding thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.

                Markimdb: 5.2
                Genrefantastic, action, adventure
                CountryUSA, China, Canada, Mexico
                Duration02:23

                Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

                Markimdb: 6.1
                Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
                CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
                Duration02:18

                Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth.

                Markimdb: 6.9
                Genrefantastic, action, adventure
                CountryUSA
                Duration02:20

                Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.

                Markimdb: 5.2
                Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
                CountryUSA
                Duration02:46

                Stranded at a summer camp when aliens attack the planet, four teens with nothing in common embark on a perilous mission to save the world.

                Markimdb: 4.4
                Genrefantastic, action, comedy
                CountryUSA

                The owner of a small-town junkyard offers a cash reward to whomever can kill her uninvited, space-suited alien guest when its spacecraft crash-lands into her barn. Every wacko within 100 miles turns out, and before long, the junkyard is transformed into a war zone of man vs. man vs. machine vs. alien vs. God only knows what.

                Markimdb: 4.8
                Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy
                CountryUSA

                Seven female directors present seven short films.

                Markimdb: 5.7
                Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:32

                After deciphering a message found in a satellite, genius cryptographer Alex Jacobs finds himself being stalked by government agents and otherworldly beings.

                Markimdb: 7
                Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:48

                In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

                Markimdb: 5.4
                Genrecomedy, melodrama
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:27

                Just three weeks before her wedding, Lola (Greta Gerwig) finds herself suddenly without a partner when her longtime fiance, Luke (Joel Kinnaman), dumps her. With her 30th birthday looming and being forced to re-enter the New York City dating scene, she feels adrift in a cold world. She leans on her friends (Zoe Lister-Jones, Hamish Linklater) for support but, after a series of romantic humiliations, professional blunders and boozy antics, Lola realizes that she alone is in charge of her fate.

                Markimdb: 5.7
                Genrehorror, fantastic
                CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA, United Kingdom, Sweden, Belgium

                The crew of a West of Ireland trawler—marooned at sea—struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.

                Markimdb: 3.1
                Genrefantastic, action
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:24

                After the American Army shot down a UFO in 1947, generations of elite commandos were secretly trained to deal with the aliens' feared return. However, the extra-terrestrials never came back and the elite force was disbanded. Sixty-six years after the Roswell crash, the aliens are invading Earth and only the over-the-hill retired commandos can stop them.

                Markimdb: 4
                Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy
                CountryUSA

                In the near future, the President of the United States hires a team of mercenaries to retrieve an alien bio-weapon from a top secret research facility orbiting the Earth. The plan is working until the cargo escapes.

                Markimdb: 4.4
                Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:46

                4 would be astronauts spend 400 days in a land locked space simulator to test the psychological effects of deep space travel but, when something goes terribly wrong and they are forced to leave the simulation, they discover that everything on earth has changed. Is this real or is the simulation on a higher level than they could have ever imagined?




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