20 Movies Like Extraterrestrial

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Annihilation

Annihilation
Annihilation
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Awards: 16 wins & 63 nominations
Writer: Alex Garland, Jeff VanderMeer
Actors: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Annihilation movie is about a group of scientists who enter a mysterious and dangerous zone called “The Shimmer” to uncover the truth behind its expanding presence and its effects on the surrounding environment and those who enter. As they venture deeper, they face mind-bending challenges and discover unsettling secrets that defy their understanding of reality.

District 9

District 9
District 9
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 31 wins & 117 nominations total
Writer: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Actors: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope
Language: English, Nyanja, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho
Country: South Africa, United States, New Zealand, Canada
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District 9 is a science fiction film set in Johannesburg, South Africa, where extraterrestrial refugees are confined to a slum-like district. The story follows a government agent who becomes infected with an alien substance and must team up with a sympathetic alien to find a way to reverse the effects before he is hunted down.

The Fourth Kind

The Fourth Kind
The Fourth Kind
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 18%
Metacritic: 34/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Olatunde Osunsanmi, Terry Robbins
Actors: Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Will Patton
Language: English, Aboriginal
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Bulgaria
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“The Fourth Kind is a psychological thriller that combines found footage with dramatized reenactments, depicting the alleged true events of an unsolved mystery in Nome, Alaska. The film explores the disturbing phenomenon of alien abduction through the experiences of a psychologist and her patients, blurring the line between reality and fiction.”

Fire in the Sky

Fire in the Sky
Fire in the Sky
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 4 nominations
Writer: Travis Walton, Tracy Tormé
Actors: D.B. Sweeney, Robert Patrick, Craig Sheffer
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Fire in the Sky” is a science fiction film based on a true story, depicting the harrowing experiences of a man who claims to have been abducted by aliens in the mountains of Arizona. The movie explores his traumatic encounter, the ensuing investigation, and the impact it has on his life and the community.

The Signal

The Signal
The Signal
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Carlyle Eubank, William Eubank, David Frigerio
Actors: Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke, Beau Knapp
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Signal” is a science fiction thriller about a group of college students who are lured into a mysterious road trip and find themselves trapped in a high-tech facility, where they must unravel the truth behind their abduction and confront a dangerous extraterrestrial presence.”

Dark Skies

Dark Skies
Dark Skies
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Scott Stewart
Actors: Keri Russell, Jake Brennan, Josh Hamilton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Dark Skies” is a supernatural horror film about a suburban family who experiences a series of disturbing and unexplained events, which they soon discover are the result of an alien presence targeting their youngest son for abduction.”

Cloverfield

Cloverfield
Cloverfield
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 5 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Drew Goddard
Actors: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan
Language: English, Russian, French, Japanese
Country: United States
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The Cloverfield movie is a found footage-style sci-fi thriller that follows a group of friends in New York City as they try to survive a monstrous creature attack. As they navigate the chaos, they uncover government secrets and face the terrifying consequences of their choices.

The X-Files: Fight the Future

The Making of 'The X Files: Fight the Future'
The Making of 'The X Files: Fight the Future'
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
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Runtime: 27 min
Genre: Documentary, Sci-Fi, Short
Awards: N/A
Writer: Spencer Davis Gray
Actors: Mitch Pileggi, Chris Carter, Rob Bowman, David Duchovny
Language: English
Country: USA
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“The X-Files: Fight the Future” is a science fiction thriller film that follows FBI agents Mulder and Scully as they investigate a deadly conspiracy involving a deadly virus and a government cover-up, leading them to uncover a plot to colonize Earth by extraterrestrial beings.

The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 21%
Metacritic: 40/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 2 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: David Scarpa, Edmund H. North
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates
Language: English, Mandarin
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Day the Earth Stood Still” is a science fiction film about an alien visitor who arrives on Earth with a warning for humanity about the consequences of their destructive behavior. As tensions rise, he must convince the world to change its ways or face dire consequences.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: W.D. Richter, Jack Finney
Actors: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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The Invasion of the Body Snatchers movie is about a small town where people are being replaced by emotionless duplicates, leading to a desperate struggle for survival as the protagonist tries to avoid being assimilated.

War of the Worlds

War of the Worlds
War of the Worlds
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 16 wins & 49 nominations total
Writer: Josh Friedman, David Koepp, H.G. Wells
Actors: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins
Language: English, Czech, Hungarian
Country: United States, Canada, Japan
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The War of the Worlds movie is about a global invasion by extraterrestrial beings who unleash destructive machines, and a man’s desperate struggle to protect his family and survive in the midst of the chaos and devastation.

Independence Day

Independence Day
Independence Day
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 145 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 35 wins & 35 nominations total
Writer: Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich
Actors: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Independence Day movie is about a group of humans who unite to fight against an alien invasion threatening to destroy Earth. They must come together and use their intelligence, bravery, and resourcefulness to save humanity from annihilation.

Mars Attacks!

Mars Attacks!
Mars Attacks!
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 19 nominations
Writer: Len Brown, Woody Gelman, Wally Wood
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker
Language: English, French
Country: United States, Japan, United Kingdom
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“Mars Attacks!” is a sci-fi comedy film about a group of Martians who invade Earth, causing chaos and destruction. As humans try to defend themselves, they discover the Martians’ bizarre and unpredictable nature.

Signs

Signs
Signs
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin
Language: English, Portuguese
Country: United States
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The Signs movie is about a former priest who discovers crop circles appearing on his farm, leading him to believe that an extraterrestrial invasion is imminent. As he tries to protect his family from the mysterious threat, he grapples with his faith and the meaning behind the signs.

Alien

Alien
Alien
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 19 wins & 22 nominations total
Writer: Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett
Actors: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The Alien movie is a science fiction horror film that follows a crew of space miners who encounter a deadly extraterrestrial creature aboard their spaceship. As they struggle to survive, they must face the creature’s relentless pursuit and their own dwindling resources.

Prometheus

Prometheus
Prometheus
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 6 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof, Dan O'Bannon
Actors: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender
Language: English, Gaelic
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The Prometheus movie is about a team of scientists who discover clues to the origins of humanity, leading them on a journey to a distant planet where they encounter a dangerous alien species that could threaten the future of the human race.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 16 wins & 40 nominations total
Writer: Steven Spielberg, Hal Barwood, Jerry Belson
Actors: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr
Language: English, French, Spanish, Hindi
Country: United States, United Kingdom, China
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“Close Encounters of the Third Kind” is a science fiction film directed by Steven Spielberg. It follows a group of people who experience mysterious encounters with extraterrestrial beings, leading them to uncover a government cover-up and ultimately make contact with the aliens.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 52 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Melissa Mathison
Actors: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote
Language: English
Country: United States
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“E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” is about a young boy who befriends an alien stranded on Earth and helps him return home while evading government agents. It explores themes of friendship, adventure, and the power of human connection.

Contact

Contact
Contact
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 150 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 14 wins & 32 nominations total
Writer: James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg, Carl Sagan
Actors: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt
Language: English, Spanish, German, Russian
Country: United States
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“Contact” is a science fiction film about a scientist who makes contact with an extraterrestrial civilization and must navigate the challenges of faith, science, and politics as she tries to prove the existence of intelligent life beyond Earth.”

The Abyss

The Abyss
The Abyss
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: James Cameron
Actors: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Abyss” is a science fiction film about a team of deep-sea oil drillers who discover a mysterious and advanced underwater civilization while investigating the cause of a nuclear submarine’s disappearance, leading to a high-stakes mission to prevent a global catastrophe.”

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