Movies about aliens

Movies about aliens
List of the best movies about aliens selected by visitors to our site: Cowboys & Aliens, The Tomorrow War, Paul, The Gracefield Incident, Species, The Invasion, The Phoenix Incident, The Thing, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Venom.

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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Country
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, western
CountryUSA, India
Duration01:59
CharactersHorses, Aliens, Monsters, Cowboys, Heroes
PlotSurvival, UFO, Skirmishes, Abduction, Alien invasion
PlaceSpaceships, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Soldier, Heroes, 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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:44
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special agents, Friends
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, UFO, The escape
StyleExciting, To cry, Serious, For a group of friends

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: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens
PlotLove, UFO
PlaceUSA, Canada
TimeDark ones
StyleTense

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: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Heroes, Scientists
PlotAlien invasion, Telepathy
StyleTense, Disturbing

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: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:39
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Psychiatrists
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Viruses, Chase, Emotions
TimeHalloween
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

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: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Military
PlotUFO, Investigation, Death, Conspiracies, Missing people
PlaceDeserts, Mexico, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Scientists
PlotSurvival, UFO, Death, Supernatural, Snow
PlaceSpaceships, Antarctica
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Disturbing

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

Duration02:00
CharactersAliens, Childrens, Family, Scientists, Investigators
PlotAdventure, UFO, Friendship
TimeHalloween
StyleExciting, To cry

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, China
Duration03:05
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Killers, Rich, Tough guys
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Experiments, Genetic experiments
PlaceHelicopters, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

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: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special agents, Partners
PlotTime travel, Travel, UFO, Prison Break, Revenge
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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, India
Duration02:32
CharactersAliens, Strong women, Scientists, Military, Linguists
PlotTime travel, UFO, Alien invasion, Cancer, Fate
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Popular, Psychological problems, Philosophical, 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.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Monsters, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Multi-part
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:44
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Special Forces, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Supernatural, Hunting, Chase
PlaceJungle
StyleFor men, Tense, Disturbing

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
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special Forces, Military, Journalists
PlotWar, Time travel, Apocalypse, End of the world, Alien invasion
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.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Friends, Partners
PlotUFO, Friendship, Death, Alien invasion, Saving the World
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Patriotic, For men

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: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersAliens, Poor
PlotAlien invasion, Conspiracies, Uprising
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Dystopian

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

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Inventors, Presidential, Astronomers
PlotRadio
PlaceSpace
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration01:52
CharactersAliens
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, UFO, Alien invasion
PlaceAfrica
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Exciting, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United (MNU).

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersDogs, Aliens, Heroes, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure, UFO, Artificial Intelligence
PlaceSpace
StyleFor children, Exciting, Touching, Serious

This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is overjoyed to have him back, but just as perplexed as he is by the fact that he hasn't aged. When a NASA scientist discovers a UFO nearby, David gets the chance to unravel the mystery and recover the life he lost.

Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryCanada
CharactersAliens
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships

A hardened mechanic must stay awake and maintain an interstellar ark fleeing the dying planet Earth with a few thousand lucky souls on board... the last of humanity. Unfortunately, humans are not the only passengers. A shapeshifting alien creature has taken residence, its only goal is to kill as many people as possible. The crew must think quickly to stop this menace before it destroys mankind.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:12
CharactersAliens
PlotAdventure, UFO, Investigation, Obsession, Alien invasion
PlaceSpaceships, Deserts
StyleLight, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Smart

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersMutant, Bears, Scientists, Psychologists
PlotDeath, Depression, Expeditions, Alligators, Missing people
PlaceSpace, Jungle, Lighthouse
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, UFO, Teleportation, Space wars
PlaceSpace, Mars, Parallel worlds
StyleExciting, Steampunk, Epic, Serious

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: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotAlien invasion, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USSR
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, Womens in main roles, Creepy

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
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Presidential, Pilots
PlotWar, Apocalypse, End of the world, UFO, Alien invasion
PlaceSpaceships
StyleExciting, Action, Patriotic, Tense, Disturbing

On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Military, Disabled people, Friends
PlotLove, War, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSpace, Fantastic worlds, Mountains, Forest
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, Mind-altering, Beautiful

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:23
CharactersSuperhero, Superman, Journalists, Reporters
PlotAdventure, Expeditions, Saving the World, Double life
PlaceDeserts, USA
StyleExciting, DC, By comics, Serious, Best soundtracks

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, comedy, crime
CountryFrance, Italy
CharactersAliens, Cyborgs
PlotAlien invasion
PlaceFrance

The bungling inspector Cruchot (Funès) finds himself trying to save the residents of St. Tropez from some oil-drinking humanoid aliens. The only way to tell the aliens from the real people, besides their constant thirst for oil-products, is that they sound like empty garbage cans when you touch them. Chaos is ahead.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
Duration02:05
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, UFO, The escape, Alien invasion
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Disturbing

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.





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