Movies about aliens

List of the best movies about aliens selected by visitors to our site: Independence Day: Resurgence, Pixels, Max Steel, Arrival, Life, Captive State, Area 51, Freaks of Nature, Predator: Dark Ages, Bumblebee
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration04:31
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Presidential
PlotArtificial Intelligence, War, Apocalypse, Technology, End of the world
PlaceShips
StyleTense

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.

Pixels (2015)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, cartoon
CountryChina, Canada, USA
Duration02:02
CharactersAliens, Losers, Family
PlotAdventure
TimeFuture

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

Max Steel (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:37
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Superhero, Scientists
PlotMystery
TimeFuture

The adventures of teenager Max McGrath and alien companion Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.

Arrival (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:32
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Linguists
PlotTime travel
PlaceSpace, USA, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Smart

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.

Life (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
StyleDisturbing

The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.

Captive State (2019)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, thriller
Duration02:19
CharactersAliens, Poor
PlotUprising, Alien invasion, Conspiracies
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Unexpected ending

Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored.

Area 51 (2015)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersAliens
PlotSupernatural
StyleDisturbing, Action

Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.

Freaks of Nature (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersVampire, Zombie, Aliens
PlotSupernatural
PlaceSchool

In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.

Predator: Dark Ages (2015)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, short
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:07
CharactersAliens, Killers, Heroes
PlotRivalry
PlaceEngland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting

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.

Bumblebee (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersAliens, Teens, Robots
PlotCars, UFO, Technology
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary yellow VW bug.

40 more movies
5th Passenger (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 3.1)
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotSurvival
PlaceSpace
StyleDisturbing

Set in the aftermath of an oppressive class war, a pregnant officer aboard an escape pod must struggle to survive with her remaining crew when a mysterious and vicious life form attacks, determined to become the dominant species.

Alien: Covenant (2017)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Androids
PlotTime travel, Adventure
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the 'synthetic', David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

Men in Black: International (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
Duration01:52
CharactersAliens, Special agents, Spy
PlotSects, Weapon

The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.

Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1 (2017)
Mark3.2 (imdb: 4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryGermany
Duration01:42
CharactersAliens, Soldier, Military
PlotAlien invasion
TimeFuture

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.

Robot Overlords (2015)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Robots
PlotUprising, UFO, Adventure
PlaceLondon, England
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.

The Recall (2017)
Mark4.2 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryCanada
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion, UFO, Survival
PlaceAlaska, Space

When five friends vacation at a remote lake house, they expect nothing less then a good time, unaware that Earth is under attack by an alien invasion and mass-abductions.

3Below: Tales of Arcadia (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
Duration02:18
CharactersBrother and sister, Aliens, Teens, Bodyguards
PlotTechnology
PlaceSchool
StyleFor children, Netflix

After crash-landing on Earth, two royal teen aliens on the run struggle to blend in with humans as they evade intergalactic bounty hunters.

Occupation (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:39
CharactersAliens, Snipers
PlotWar, Alien invasion, Apocalypse, Survival
PlaceAustralia
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Tense, For men

A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.

Rim of the World (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
Duration02:46
CharactersChildrens, Losers, Aliens
PlotAlien invasion
PlaceSummer camp
StyleLight

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.

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Demons, Giants
PlotTime travel
StyleDC, For children

All the major DC superheroes are starring in their own films, all but the Teen Titans, so Robin is determined to remedy this situation by getting over his role as a sidekick and becoming a movie star. Thus, with a few madcap ideas and an inspirational song in their hearts, the Teen Titans head to Hollywood to fulfill their dreams.

Shanghai Fortress (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.1)
Genrefantastic, action, melodrama
Duration02:10
CharactersAliens
PlaceChina

Set in the future, the city of Shanghai battle to defend itself against an ongoing attack by an alien force that has attacked and laid siege to numerous cities around the globe in it's quest to harvest a hidden energy only found on earth.

The War of the Worlds (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
Duration00:40
CharactersAliens
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Relationship
PlaceEngland

In Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy society and start a life together as they face the escalating terror of an alien invasion, fighting for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension.

Astro Kid (2019)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, cartoon
Duration02:24
CharactersAliens
PlotAdventure, Travel
PlaceSpace
StyleFor children

After their space ship is damaged in an asteroid field , 10-year-old Willy is separated from his explorer parents and finds himself alone on a dusty planet with only a cute robot for company in this fun animated adventure. Packed with neat little touches, from a space toothbrush that converts into a knife and a flamethrower, to a cuddly orange alien that bears a resemblance to How To Train Your Dragon’s Toothless, the movie (known as Terra Willy in its native France) follows Willy as he learns to adapt to his new surroundings and the planet’s quirky (and occasionally dangerous) inhabitants. Nicely animated with a sweet story at its heart, this junior space adventure with a really likeable lead character is well worth seeking out.

Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
Duration01:34
CharactersAliens, Dogs, Scientists, Clowns
PlotAdventure, Cheating
PlaceSpace, Prison
StyleBy comics

ZIM discovers his almighty leaders never had any intention of coming to Earth and he loses confidence in himself for the first time in his life, which is the big break his human nemesis, Dib has been waiting for.

Steven Universe: The Movie (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CharactersFriends, Aliens, Family
PlotGems, Adventure

Two years after the events of "Change Your Mind", Steven (now 16 years old) and his friends are ready to enjoy the rest of their lives peacefully. However, all of that changes when a new sinister Gem arrives, armed with a giant drill that saps the life force of all living things on Earth. In their biggest challenge ever, the Crystal Gems must work together to save all organic life on Earth within 48 hours.

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersSmugglers, Scammers, Robots, Aliens
PlotAdventure, Black holes
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StylePopular

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.

The Death of Superman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSuperhero, Dogs, Aliens
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts
PlaceUSA, Space, Submarines

When a hulking monster arrives on Earth and begins a mindless rampage, the Justice League is quickly called in to stop it. But it soon becomes apparent that only Superman can stand against the monstrosity.

Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration02:23
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Knights
PlotEnd of the world, Artificial Intelligence

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.

Ad Astra (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
Duration02:36
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Aliens
PlotLoneliness, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

Galaxy of Horrors (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryCanada, Italy, Germany
Duration01:51
CharactersAliens
PlotTechnology
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Tense

Trapped in a damaged cryogenic pod, a man is forced to watch a series of horrific science-fiction tales while his life support systems run out. Featuring eight intense stories of the unknown and other-worldly, equally wonderful and terrifying. Visit the GALAXY OF HORRORS, if you dare! Curated from Rue Morgue & Unstable Ground's Little Terrors Festival.

Parasyte: Part 2 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:35
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion
StyleDisturbing

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.

Space Patrol Luluco (2016)
Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon
CountryJapan
CharactersAliens, Detectives

The show takes place in Ogikubo, which is the name of the specially designated area in space in the Milky Way where Earthlings and aliens can live together. Luluco is a female middle school student who lives with her father, and no matter where she is, Luluco is a common, "super normal" girl. As she is living her normal life, one day the mysterious transfer student ΑΩ Nova abruptly appears before her. That meeting will change Luluco's fate.

The Dark Tapes (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersAliens, Demons, Serial killers
PlotGhosts, Internet, Fear
PlaceUSA

A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity.

Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China
Duration02:24
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Friends, Aliens
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Fidelity
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens
PlotBetrayal, Confrontation, Skirmishes, Martial Arts

In an alternate universe, very different versions of DC's Trinity fight against the government after they are framed for an embassy bombing.

Infini (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryAustralia
Duration02:04
CharactersAliens, Soldier
PlotFear, The escape, Pursuit, Survival, Viruses
PlaceHospitals, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleTense

A search and rescue team are transported through deep space to a distant mining colony to save the sole survivor of a biological outbreak. During their mission, they find a lethal weapon which is set to arrive on Earth within the hour.

Home (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Friends, Lifeguards, Neighbors, Family
PlotLove, Adventure

When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid capture, she finds herself the accidental accomplice of a banished Boov named Oh. The two fugitives realize there’s a lot more at stake than intergalactic relations as they embark on the road trip of a lifetime.

Antibirth (2016)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:16
CharactersAliens, Pregnant, Scientists, Friends, Military
PlotLost memory
PlaceParty, Small cities, USA

In a desolate community full of drug-addled Marines and rumors of kidnapping, a wild-eyed stoner named Lou wakes up after a crazy night of partying with symptoms of a strange illness and recurring visions. As she struggles to get a grip on reality, the stories of conspiracy spread.

BrainDead (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersAliens
PlotPolitical
PlaceUSA

A young fresh-faced Hill staffer gets her first job in Washington, D.C. and discovering two things: 1. The government has stopped working, and 2. alien spawn have come to earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of Congressmen and Hill staffers.

Justice League (2017)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:18
CharactersSuperhero, Amazons, Friends, Aliens, Superhero
PlaceMountains
StyleDC

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.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryFrance, USA, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:47
CharactersPartners, Friends, Aliens, Warriors
PlotAdventure
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where species from across the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence, and cultures. At the center of Alpha is a mysterious dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:15
CharactersMonsters, Friends, Aliens
PlotLove
PlaceSpaceships
TimeFuture

In the year 2048, the human race is forced to leave Earth after decades of losing against Godzilla and other giant monsters. They take a twenty-year journey to another planet called Tau Ceti-e, but upon arrival, they discover that the planet has become uninhabitable. As living conditions on their ship deteriorate, a young man named Haruo spearheads a movement to return to Earth and take it back from the monsters. The ship successfully makes the return voyage, but the crew realizes that twenty thousand years have passed, with Earth's ecosystem having evolved to become centered around Godzilla.

People of Earth (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersAliens, Journalists
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Fear, The escape
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, For men

Skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien abductees to write about the members' supposed encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, the more he realizes there is truth in their stories and possibly even signs that point to his own alien abduction.

Arrowhead (2017)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryAustralia
Duration01:57
CharactersAliens, Snipers
PlotFreedom
PlaceSpaceships, Australia
TimeFuture

Kye is a prisoner of war caught between two armies that he doesn't believe in. When offered an opportunity for freedom, Kye sets out on one last rescue mission only to become stranded when his ship crash lands. Kye soon realises that the deadliest creature on the desert moon is himself.

Colony (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic
CountryUSA
Duration02:57
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion, Survival
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, others have rebelled — and suffer the consequences.

Tomorrow When the War Began (2016)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, family, military
CountryAustralia
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Friends, Pupils
PlotMystery, Hiking trip, Adventure
PlaceAustralia

This dramatic adventure series tells the story of a group of teenagers who are separated from their families following an invasion of their country, a conflict they never saw coming.

Attraction (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic
CountryRussia
Duration02:09
CharactersAliens, Fathers, Guests, Military
PlotLove, UFO, War
PlaceMoscow, Russia, Space

After an alien ship crash lands in a Russian city, many who see the inside and the occupants start to question their own existence while others demand the aliens leave Earth.

Beyond Skyline (2017)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, Canada, Indonesia, Singapore, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion, Survival, Apocalypse, Martial Arts, End of the world
PlaceSpace

Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.

The Aliens (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersAliens
PlaceEngland, London

Nearly 40 years ago aliens crash-landed in the UK. They look like us, but are forced to live in a ghetto. Border control officer Lewis falls in love with one.

Luis and the Aliens (2018)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany, Luxembourg, Denmark
Duration01:40
CharactersAliens, Childrens
PlotUFO
StyleFor children

The story 11-year-old Luis who makes friends with three loveable little aliens, who crash their UFO into his house. In return for Luis' help in finding the home-shopping channel stuff they came for, they save Luis from boarding school - and an exciting adventure follows.

MoviesList