The Top 100 Alien Invasion Films of All Time

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1

The Thing

1982    John Carpenter    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Body Horror    Horror

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Predator

1987    John McTiernan    Rated R

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Horror

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The Avengers

2012    Joss Whedon    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Alien Invasion Films

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They Live

1988    John Carpenter    Rated R

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Dystopian Film

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Men in Black

1997    Barry Sonnenfeld    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Alien Invasion Films

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Independence Day

1996    Roland Emmerich    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Apocalyptic Film

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The Abyss

1989    James Cameron    Rated PG13

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Alien Invasion Films

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The World's End

2013    Edgar Wright    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Apocalyptic Film    Buddy Film

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12

Superman II

1980    Richard Lester    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Alien Invasion Films

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Edge of Tomorrow

2014    Doug Liman    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction

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14

Night of the Creeps

1986    Fred Dekker    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Body Horror    Comedy

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15

The Thing from Another World

1951    Christian Nyby    Not Rated

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Monster Film

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16

The War of the Worlds

1953    Byron Haskin    Rated G

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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17

Attack the Block

2011    Joe Cornish    Rated R

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Horror

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18

Pacific Rim

2013    Guillermo del Toro    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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19

The Hidden

1987    Jack Sholder    Rated R

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Chase Movie

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20

Signs

2002    M. Night Shyamalan    Rated PG13

Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction    Thriller

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21

The Blob

1988    Chuck Russell    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Body Horror    Horror

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22

Lifeforce

1985    Tobe Hooper    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Apocalyptic Film    Horror

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23

Man of Steel

2013    Zack Snyder    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Based-on-Comics

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24

Killer Klowns from Outer Space

1988    Stephen Chiodo    Rated PG13

Alien Invasion Films    Comedy    Horror

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25

Transformers

2007    Michael Bay    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Based-on-Television

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26

Bad Taste

1987    Peter Jackson    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Alien Invasion Films

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28

Mars Attacks!

1996    Tim Burton    Rated PG13

Alien Invasion Films    Comedy    Ensemble Film

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29

Predator 2

1990    Stephen Hopkins    Rated R

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Horror

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31

The X-Files

1998    Rob Bowman    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Based-on-Television

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32

Invaders from Mars

1953    William Cameron Menzies    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Horror

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33

Space Jam

1996    Joe Pytka    Rated PG

Alien Invasion Films    Comedy    Family

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34

Monsters

2010    Gareth Edwards    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Disaster Film    Monster Film

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35

War of the Worlds

2005    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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36

Men in Black II

2002    Barry Sonnenfeld    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Alien Invasion Films

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37

Critters

1986    Stephen Herek    Rated PG13

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Horror Comedy

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38

The Faculty

1998    Robert Rodriguez    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Mystery

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40

Body Snatchers

1993    Abel Ferrara    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Body Horror    Horror

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41

The Arrival

1996    David Twohy    Rated PG13

Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction    Sci-Fi Action

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42

Men in Black III

2012    Barry Sonnenfeld    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Alien Invasion Films

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43

V

1983    Kenneth Johnson    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Made-for-Television

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44

Monster Zero

1965    Ishirô Honda    Rated G

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Fantasy

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Ender's Game

2013    Gavin Hood    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Alien Invasion Films

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46

Evolution

2001    Ivan Reitman    Rated PG13

Alien Invasion Films    Comedy    Science Fiction

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47

Sphere

1998    Barry Levinson    Rated PG13

Adventure    Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction

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48

This Island Earth

1955    Joseph M. Newman    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction

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49

Invaders from Mars

1986    Tobe Hooper    Rated PG

Alien Invasion Films    Body Horror    Horror

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50

The Thing

2011    Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Body Horror    Horror

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51

V: The Final Battle

1984    Kenneth Johnson    Rated PG

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Made-for-Television

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52

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

1956    Fred F. Sears    Not Rated

Alien Invasion Films    Fantasy    Horror

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53

I Come in Peace

1990    Craig R. Baxley    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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54

Village of the Damned

1995    John Carpenter    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Science Fiction

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55

Cowboys & Aliens

2011    Jon Favreau    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Based-on-Comics

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56

The Puppet Masters

1994    Stuart Orme    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Science Fiction

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57

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

2011    Michael Bay    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Alien Invasion Films

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58

Ultimate Avengers

2006    Curt Geda, Steven E. Gordon    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Animation

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59

Critters 2: The Main Course

1988    Mick Garris    Rated PG13

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Horror Comedy

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61

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

2009    Michael Bay    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Alien Invasion Films

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63

Godzilla 2000

1999    Takao Okawara    Rated PG

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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66

Impostor

2002    Gary Fleder    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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67

Dreamcatcher

2003    Lawrence Kasdan    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Science Fiction

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68

Not of This Earth

1957    Roger Corman    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction

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69

Battle: Los Angeles

2011    Jonathan Liebesman    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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71

Killers from Space

1954    W. Lee Wilder    Not Rated

Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction    Thriller

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72

Chicken Little

2005    Mark Dindal    Rated G

Adventure    Alien Invasion Films    Animation

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73

The Mysterians

1957    Ishirô Honda    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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74

The Invasion

2007    Oliver Hirschbiegel    Rated PG13

Alien Invasion Films    Apocalyptic Film    Body Horror

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77

Spaced Invaders

1990    Patrick Read Johnson    Rated PG

Alien Invasion Films    Comedy    Science Fiction

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The Deadly Spawn

1983    Douglas McKeown    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Monster Film

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79

Warlords of Atlantis

1978    Kevin Connor    Rated PG

Adventure    Science Fiction    Prehistoric Fantasy

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Xtro

1983    Harry Bromley Davenport    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Body Horror    Exploitation Film

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81

Alien vs. Predator

2004    Paul W.S. Anderson    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Based-on-Comics

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82

The Man from Planet X

1951    Edgar G. Ulmer    Not Rated

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Romance

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83

Invasion of the Saucer Men

1957    Edward L. Cahn    Not Rated

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Science Fiction

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84

Justice League: War

2014    Jay Oliva    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Animation

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85

The Watch

2012    Akiva Schaffer    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Comedy    Science Fiction

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86

Battle in Outer Space

1959    Ishirô Honda    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction

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Virus

1999    John Bruno    Rated R

Adventure    Alien Invasion Films    Based-on-Comics

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89

The Dark

1979    John 'Bud' Cardos    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Science Fiction

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90

Kronos

1957    Kurt Neumann    Not Rated

Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction

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Breeders

1986    Tim Kincaid    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Body Horror    Detective Film

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93

Returner

2002    Takashi Yamazaki    Rated R

Action    Adventure    Alien Invasion Films

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94

Contamination

1980    Luigi Cozzi    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Foreign Language Film    Horror

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95

Battle of Los Angeles

2011    Mark Atkins    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction

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Battleship

2012    Peter Berg    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Disaster Film

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97

Dagora, the Space Monster

1964    Ishirô Honda    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Crime

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98

Space Master X-7

1958    Edward Bernds    Not Rated

Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction

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99

What Planet Are You From?

2000    Mike Nichols    Rated R

Comedy    Sex Comedy    Sci-Fi Comedy

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It Conquered the World

1956    Roger Corman    Not Rated

Alien Invasion Films    Drama    Horror

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