Wonderful movies about aliens

Wonderful movies about aliens

Here are some great movies that show us one after another the fantastic, amazing alien world. Fans of science fiction movies should never miss it.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Release Date 1982-06-11
Rating : 7.4 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Amblin Entertainment / Director: C. Thomas Howell / C. Thomas Howell / Stars: Henry Thomas  /  Drew Barrymore  /  Robert MacNaughton

Summary: 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.

District 9

Release Date 2009-08-05
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: WingNut Films / TriStar Pictures / Director: Andre Odendaal / Andre Odendaal / Stars: Sharlto Copley  /  Jason Cope  /  Nathalie Boltt

Summary: 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).


Release Date 1979-05-25
Rating : 8 Production Companies: Twentieth Century-Fox Productions / Brandywine Productions / Director: Ridley Scott / Ridley Scott / Stars: Sigourney Weaver  /  Tom Skerritt  /  Veronica Cartwright

Summary: 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.


Release Date 1986-07-18
Rating : 7.8 Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / SLM Production Group / Director: Bill Paxton / Bill Paxton / Stars: Sigourney Weaver  /  Carrie Henn  /  Michael Biehn

Summary: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is lost with the planet and colonists. They enlist Ripley and the colonial marines to return and search for answers.

Alien Resurrection

Release Date 1997-11-12
Rating : 6 Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Brandywine Productions / Director: Shannon Kenny / Shannon Kenny / Stars: Sigourney Weaver  /  Winona Ryder  /  Brad Dourif

Summary: Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from reaching Earth.

Alien: Covenant

Release Date 2017-05-09
Rating : 5.8 Production Companies: Director: Javier Botet / Javier Botet / Stars: Michael Fassbender  /  Katherine Waterston  /  Billy Crudup

Summary: 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.


Release Date 2009-12-10
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Ingenious Film Partners / Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Director: Luca Kouimelis / Luca Kouimelis / Stars: Sam Worthington  /  Zoe Saldana  /  Sigourney Weaver

Summary: 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.


Release Date 2012-05-30
Rating : 6.3 Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Dune Entertainment / Director: Amal Baggar / Amal Baggar / Stars: Noomi Rapace  /  Michael Fassbender  /  Charlize Theron

Summary: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Independence Day

Release Date 1996-06-25
Rating : 6.7 Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Centropolis Entertainment / Director: Susan Bierbaum / Susan Bierbaum / Stars: Will Smith  /  Bill Pullman  /  Jeff Goldblum

Summary: 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.


Release Date 2016-11-10
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: 21 Laps Entertainment / FilmNation Entertainment / Director: Denis Villeneuve / Denis Villeneuve / Stars: Amy Adams  /  Jeremy Renner  /  Forest Whitaker

Summary: 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.