Space Horror Movies

List of the best space horror movies selected by visitors to our site: Life, Pandorum, Event Horizon, Scream 4, Sputnik, Apollo 18, Alien, The Last Days on Mars, The Cloverfield Paradox, Breach.

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

Life (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:29

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.

Pandorum (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:48

Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more horrifying than they could have imagined.

Event Horizon (1997)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:36

In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the crew of the "Lewis and Clark" discover the real truth behind its disappearance and something even more terrifying.

Scream 4 (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.

Sputnik (2020)
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…

Apollo 18 (2011)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:29

Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage which the astronauts captured on that mission. While NASA denies it's authenticity, others say it's the real reason we've never gone back to the moon.

Alien (1979)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56

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.

The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:38

On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up and goes out on an unauthorized expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster when the porous ground collapses and he falls into a deep crevice and near certain death. His devastated colleagues attempt to recover his body. However, when another vanishes, they start to suspect that the life-form they have discovered is not without danger.

The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:16

Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

Breach (2020)
Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryCanada

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.

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Infini (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryAustralia
Duration02:04

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.

Stranded (2013)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
Duration01:24

The Lunar Base Ark explores ore and unexpectedly is hit by a meteor shower and has severe damages. Colonel Gerard Brauchman sends the crewwoman Ava Cameron to repair a wing that is full of CO2. Dr. Lance Krauss warns that the gas may cause paranoia and hallucinations. Ava brings a sample of the meteor for analysis and Dr. Krauss finds that there are spores attached to the meteor. Ava accidentally cuts her finger in a sample but she hides the cut from the doctor. Soon Ava gets pregnant and delivers an alien offspring. However, neither Col. Brauchman nor Dr. Kraus believes in her words and they believe that Ava is delusional. He offspring bites the crewman Bruce Johns and the crew discovers that Bruce has been cloned by the alien. Soon they find how dangerous the clone is.

The Dark Side of The Moon (1990)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, detective
CountryUSA

It is the year 2022. A mysterious systems failure causes the crew of a spaceship to be stranded on the dark side of the moon, while rapidly running out of fuel and oxygen. They are surprised to discover a NASA space shuttle floating in space, and board it in the hope of salvaging some supplies. One by one, the crew is possessed and killed, and it is up to Paxton Warner to find the links between the dark side of the moon, the Bermuda Triangle, and the Devil himself.

Dead Space: Downfall (2008)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, cartoon
CountryUSA, South Korea
Duration01:14

On a deep space mining mission to a remote planet, an ancient religious relic - thought to be proof of the existence of God - is unearthed and brought aboard. When the unholy artifact unleashes a long-dormant alien race, its glimpse of Heaven transforms the ship into a living Hell. A prequel to the events of the 2008 video game Dead Space.

Galaxy of Horrors (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:51

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.

Harbinger Down (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

A group of grad students have booked passage on the fishing trawler Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Orcas in the Bering Sea. When the ship's crew dredges up a recently thawed piece of old Soviet space wreckage, things get downright deadly. It seems that the Russians experimented with tardigrades, tiny resilient animals able to withstand the extremes of space radiation. The creatures survived, but not without mutation. Now the crew is exposed to aggressively mutating organisms. And after being locked in ice for 3 decades, the creatures aren't about to give up the warmth of human companionship.

Moontrap: Target Earth (2017)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA

A long forgotten ancient spacecraft discovered on Earth. Investigations carried out by Scout transport her to the moon whereupon she meets the impressive machines preserving the wisdom of that long lost civilization.

Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

The sharks take bite out of the East Coast when the sharknado hits Washington, D.C. and Orlando, Florida.

Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:22

Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.

Earthfall (2015)
Markimdb: 3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

As a rogue planet roars through our solar system, it acts as an intergalactic magnet that pulls Earth in its wake. Meteors destroy major cities. Fire and ice storms engulf the land. Casualties are in the millions. And as the situation grows even worse, Steve Lannon is determined to reunite with his wife and teenage daughter. But when they stumble into a secret government installation, they'll uncover a nuclear mission that will either blast our planet back into orbit or guarantee front row seats to the end of the world.

ThanksKilling 3 (2012)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Fowl-mouthed villain Turkie carves through the likes of a rapping grandma, a mindless puppet, a wig-wearing inventor, a bisexual space worm, and their equally ridiculous friends on his quest to recover the last copy of "ThanksKilling 2". Also known as "Turkeys, In, Space!".

Useless Humans (2021)
Markimdb: 4.8
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.

Jason X (2001)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research the ancient, rusting artifacts of the long-gone civilizations. But it's not the harmful environment that could prove fatal to the intrepid, young explorers who have just landed on Old Earth. For them, it's Friday the 13th, and Jason lives!

Intersect (2020)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA

A group of young Miskatonic University scientists invent a time machine, only to learn that they are being manipulated by mysterious, unseen forces from another dimension.

The Green Slime (1968)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryItaly, Japan, USA

A giant asteroid is heading toward Earth so some astronauts disembark from a nearby space station to blow it up. The mission is successful, and they return to the station unknowingly bringing back a gooey green substance that mutates into one-eyed tentacled monsters that feed off electricity. Soon the station is crawling with them, and people are being zapped left and right!

Strange Invaders (1983)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he goes to where she grew up--a rural town in the midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He meets aliens; but when he contacts the FBI, they don't believe him. He tells his story to a tabloid; and suddenly, he is chased by the aliens.

Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

On a planet in a distant galaxy, a power hungry Leprechaun, holds a beautiful alien princess hostage in order to marry her for her royal title. With her title and his beloved gold, he'll be able to rule the universe. While making his maniacal plans, what he doesn't count on is an invading platoon of marines from Earth, to save the princess and foil his plans. An accomplished trickster, the Leprechaun stows himself away on the orbiting spaceship and wreaks havoc on the crew in an attempt to recapture his bride.

Creature (1985)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA

A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ bodies, obviously slaughtered by one of the archaic creatures, awoken to new life. Now the alien is after them.

Doom: Annihilation (2019)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:30

Doom: Annihilation follows a group of space marines as they respond to a distress call from a base on a Martian moon, only to discover it’s been overrun by demonic creatures who threaten to create Hell on Earth.

Vicious Lips (1986)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

A band finally gets the opportunity for that breakthrough gig if they can make it to an "in" club on another planet in time.




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