If you’re an Alien buff then here are the top 10 alien movies you need to binge watch now! The existence of other creatures outside Earth has been a subject of lengthy debate. Our curiosity has launched different missions outside Earth to prove that we have neighbors in this vast solar system.
While science tries to prove their existence, imagination, and creativity translated into films, each film has a different take on who these creatures look like. If you are as curious as they are, we have listed 10 movies that you can binge-watch.
Top 10 Alien Movies
Prepare yourself into a journey of the world of the unknown and be enthralled about how far imagination can go.
1. Arrival (2016)
A linguistic Professor Louise led a team of investigators that were able to make contact with aliens. Twelve giant spaceships appeared in different locations around the world. During her interaction with the creatures, her sense of time started to mess up. Now, she has to hurry in making interspecies communication with them to stop tensions of war.
The film was nominated in eight Oscar categories, and it was also chosen as one of the top ten “Movies of the Year” by the American Film Institute.
2. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Explore the depths of the universe as the Avengers work together in stopping Thanos from collecting all the six Infinity Stones and kill half of the universe. Here, you can see different creatures from all over the universe and how they use each of their powers to gain leverage against their nemesis.
3. E.T The Extraterrestrial (1982)
If you watched this movie when you were a young kid, you’d surely be hopeful that aliens like this exist. Henry Thomas, a lonely suburban boy, became friends with a kind-hearted alien and tried to help him go back to his planet. The government’s pursuit to locate this alien for their gains posed a challenge for the alien to come home.
E.T. was directed by Steven Spielberg and was based on his imaginary friend as he coped with his parents’ divorce. It was one of the highest-grossing films at that period and gained nine Oscar nominations.
4. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
A team of intergalactic criminals teams up as Peter Quill (Christ Pratt) got into trouble after stealing an orb sought by a lousy alien named Ronan. Ronan needed the orb to destroy the universe. Join their journey and enjoy their extraordinary powers as they make sure that Ronan will not be successful in his pursuit.
5. Close Encounter of the Third Kind (1977)
How did filmmakers from this period imagine aliens would be? Watch the story of Roy, who pursued the truth after seeing what he believed was a UFO. He worked with government researchers and other UFO enthusiasts and met with their extraterrestrial visitors in Wyoming.
6. Predator (1987)
Predator is a different take on aliens because here, they are portrayed as well… the predators. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a paramilitary rescue team in saving hostages occupied by guerrillas in Central America. In this mission, they had come face to face with a technologically enhanced alien known as the “Predator.”
7. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
This futuristic alien film stars Tom Cruise (William Cage) and Emily Blunt (Rita Vrataski) as they fight against Mimics, aliens who have conquered most continental Europe by 2020. Cage was caught in a time loop where Cage was repeatedly killed. But in every circle, Cage becomes more skilled. Thus, the two both devised a plan to stop their enemies’ attack.
8. A Quiet Place (2018)
The world has become a quiet place as blind aliens are out to hunt anyone who produces sound. John Krasinski and Emily Blunt starred as the married couple whose family struggled for survival.
9. Starship Troopers (1997)
Here, we have another futuristic film that places the Earth against a battle with Arachnids, a giant insect-like alien race. Johnny Rico (Casper Van Dien) stars the movie as he advances to the Mobile Infantry, a futuristic military unit. Did the humans win the race? Watch to find out!
10. Annihilation (2018)
Hold your breath because this story will give you the chills. The information is about an all-female group of explorers who went to The Shimmer, a quarantined disaster zone with mutating wildlife. In their quest, they discovered that an alien presence is causing all the mutations. How will the story play out?
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