Top Ten Alien Movies

Alien movies sure have gotten popular over the last couple of decades. Spielberg could probably talk to you for hours about how much he loves them. He has afterall made upwards of like, twenty!

The Top Ten

1 Alien

I agree with most of it, The Thing should be much higher. Also where is Arrival? That's considered as the best sci-fi movie of the last ten years.

My favourite - iliekpiez

Great masterpiece of cinematography! Great storyline, visual effects, cast, deaths, suspense, everyhing - Alexandr

Few films are as well made as Alien. It is such a perfected film that it's still a masterpiece today. Oh, and it's bloody terrifying.

2 Aliens

Best - lucaskt

It’s game over man game over

Incredible - iliekpiez

A Masterpiece, Just Like It's 1979 Predecessor - JPK

3 Predator
4 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

This movie has a great story, plenty of adventure, and cool quotes. It came out in 1982 and still holds up today. Also, it’s the best family oriented of the bunch.

One of my favorite movies of all time. - Catacorn

5 Independence Day

Must watch I can watch it 100 times
It's really like a rollercoaster movie
The President's speech was also very good

Awesome movie - tropicaljay

This movie has it all, a real roller coaster ride of fear and joy.

What a movie must watch! A little bit old but extraordinary..

6 District 9

Awesome - JPK

7 The Thing

Really cool cover artwork - Mnsdjjfijf

This movie scared the s@! $ out of me when I watched it

8 Close Encounters of the Third Kind

I love what Close Encounters does with aliens more than any other movie: It makes them mysterious, almost like an enigma. Like the childhood stories of wailing ghosts in the woods. On the boundary of fact and imagination. - higgsboson2142

Spielberg Is Genius - JPK

9 Men In Black

Best movie ever. It’s a hilarious movie that all people love

I love this movie amazing masterpiece I can watch it over and over again

10 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Spots 6 through 8 should be the original Stars Wars trilogy, if not higher. There were cool looking aliens all over those movies.

The Contenders

11 Signs

I think this movie is really exciting it inspires me to never give up and to watch out for green ginormous aliens

Very creepy movie kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time

This movie will make you believe.

Movies like this show that we don't always need big budget Sci-Fi warfare and explosions for an alien movie

12 Alien 3

It was meant to be the final installment to the alien universe and as an ending to a trilogy it was really good.

This movie sucked compared to the two that came before it.

I thought it was good

Honestly not bad if you don’t mind the opening scene

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13 Alien Resurrection

Not Really Good Per Say, But Not Exactly Bad Either - JPK

14 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
15 Star Wars

Not an alien movie

16 Home (2015)

The animation is good but this film is a 5/10 not that great but not anything super horrible just not that great.

Mixed with Nice Happy aliens and evil aliens. Home is a great family movie. Highly recommended.

I Personally ADORE The Crap Out Of This Movie - JPK

17 Predator 2
18 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
19 Lilo & Stitch

An alien that crash lands in Hawaii. Plus, Stitch is cute!

20 Men In Black 3
21 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
22 Cloverfield
23 Mars Attacks!

Great one - ElSherlock

Very Funny And Quirky - JPK

24 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
25 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Amazing camerawork and incredible performances from Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Veronica Cartwright, Jeff goldblum and Leonard nimoy

26 They Live
27 Men In Black 2
28 The Day the Earth Stood Still (1954)
29 Super 8
30 Prometheus

Great Movie - JPK

31 Enemy Mine
32 Monsters vs. Aliens
33 Cowboys & Aliens
34 Avatar
35 Fantastic Planet
36 Total Recall
37 Alien vs Predator

While it is not amazing it should be higher than a lot of the other crap on this list

38 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
39 Alien: Covenant

Decent Sequel To Prometheus - JPK

40 Fire in the Sky
41 War of the Worlds
42 Star Trek Into Darkness
43 Flight of the Navigator
44 Starship Troopers

This movie has everything. From its' idiosyncrasies to its' serious questions about what's possible. What's not to like? It's the reason it became a cult classic. It's a very interesting twist on aliens, the military and the future. This movie is about fun, while also taking itself seriously when it counts.

45 Battle Los Angeles
46 Forbidden Planet
47 The Fourth Kind
48 The Abyss
49 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman
50 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
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