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1. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.6
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Set almost 100 years after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in the U.S.S. Enterprise-D on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton

Votes: 88,877

2. Interstellar (2014)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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74 Metascore

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Votes: 1,328,050 | Gross: $188.02M

3. Star Trek (1966–1969)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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In the 23rd Century, Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.

Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

Votes: 67,276

4. Lost in Space (2018– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fight against all odds to survive and escape, but they're surrounded by hidden dangers.

Stars: Molly Parker, Toby Stephens, Maxwell Jenkins, Taylor Russell

Votes: 52,272

5. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.

Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

Votes: 40,731

6. The Osiris Child (2016)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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55 Metascore

Set in the future in a time of interplanetary colonization, an unlikely pair race against an impending global crisis and are confronted by the monsters that live inside us all.

Director: Shane Abbess | Stars: Kellan Lutz, Daniel MacPherson, Isabel Lucas, Luke Ford

Votes: 6,527

7. The Transformers (1984– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Two opposing factions of transforming alien robots engage in a battle that has the fate of Earth in the balance.

Stars: Frank Welker, Peter Cullen, Corey Burton, Christopher Collins

Votes: 19,071

8. Extraterrestrial (2014)

Not Rated | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.0
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38 Metascore

A group of friends on a weekend trip to a cabin in the woods find themselves terrorized by alien visitors.

Director: Colin Minihan | Stars: Brittany Allen, Freddie Stroma, Jesse Moss, Anja Savcic

Votes: 13,863

9. The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

PG | 84 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.

Director: Nelson Shin | Stars: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy, Norman Alden

Votes: 35,944 | Gross: $5.85M

10. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.4
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49 Metascore

A scientist makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms.

Directors: Hironobu Sakaguchi, Motonori Sakakibara | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Ming-Na Wen, Ving Rhames

Votes: 78,280 | Gross: $32.13M

11. Out of This World (1987–1991)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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The series revolves around Evie Ethel Garland, who is the daughter of Troy and Donna Garland. However, Troy is an alien from the planet Antereus. As a benefit of her half-alien parentage, ... See full summary »

Stars: Donna Pescow, Maureen Flannigan, Burt Reynolds, Doug McClure

Votes: 1,519

12. Justice League: War (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 79 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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The world's finest heroes found the Justice League in order to stop an alien invasion of Earth.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Sean Astin, Zach Callison, Christopher Gorham, Justin Kirk

Votes: 27,068

13. Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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The further adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise, as they explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.

Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei

Votes: 5,288

14. One Shot (I) (2014)

91 min | Action, Sci-Fi, War

3.6
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When Kyle Matthews, an elite Sniper from the World Defense Force, is trapped in enemy territory - his skills are put to the test as he attempts to survive against a whole armada of Cerulean... See full summary »

Director: John Lyde | Stars: Matthew Reese, Nichelle Aiden, Kevin Sorbo, Adam Abram

Votes: 461

15. Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 65 min | Animation, Action, Family

7.5
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This movie chronicles the epic battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons in their mission to defend Earth against Unicron and one day restore their homeworld Cybertron.

Directors: Vinton Heuck, Scooter Tidwell, Todd Waterman | Stars: Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Steve Blum, Jeffrey Combs

Votes: 892

16. The Herculoids (1967–1969)

10 min | Animation

7.5
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In this widely syndicated cartoon, King Zandor and a group of bizarre creatures protect their futuristic kingdom from creatures from other galaxies.

Stars: Mike Road, Virginia Gregg, Ted Eccles, Don Messick

Votes: 797

17. War of the Planets (1977)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

2.9
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A strange signal arrives on the Earth disturbing all communications, while a UFO appears above the Antarctic sea. Captain Alex Hamilton is sent with his spaceship and crew to the space ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: John Richardson, Yanti Somer, West Buchanan, Charles Borromel

Votes: 712

18. Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Final Unity (1995 Video Game)

Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D agrees to help Garidian dissidents locate a mythical scroll that might convince their government to give rights to slaves. The search takes them to Unity, a strange ancient alien device.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

Votes: 245

19. SpaceWorld (2019 Video)

Animation, Short, Comedy

8.7
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The adventures of TX, an intergalactic bounty hunter.

Director: Brock LaBorde | Stars: Akul Dang, Mikey Felton, Brock LaBorde, Greg Sestero

Votes: 11

20. Thru the Moebius Strip (2005)

87 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.1
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In the not-too-distant future, a young boy travels to an alien world to find his father and learn of his destiny.

Director: Glenn Chaika | Stars: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Chris Marquette, Mark Hamill, Michael Dorn

Votes: 464

21. Food for the Gods (2007)

10 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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On a world light-years from Earth, a beautiful mystic warrior must choose between her people's future and the life of an American astronaut with whom she is in love.

Director: H. Scott Hughes | Stars: Yvette Lu, Danny Dorosh, Takahiro Inoue, Beverly Wu

Votes: 12

22. Mr. Squiggle and Friends (1959–1999)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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Mr. Squiggle is a marionette with a pencil for a nose, who visits his friends from his home at 93 Crater Crescent on the Moon, flying in his pet rocket (named Rocket).

Stars: Norman Hetherington, Jane Fennell, Terry Dowling, Ian McLean

Votes: 114

23. Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh (1996 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Drama, Horror

7.5
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Curtis Craig, a totally normal man begins to hear strange voices. Could it be that he is an insane killer..?

Director: Andy Hoyos | Stars: Paul Morgan Stetler, Monique Parent, Ragna Sigrun, Paul T. Mitri

Votes: 318

24. The Magic Portal (1989)

16 min | Animation, Short, Action

8.5
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Aboard a humongous space ship, an astronaut discovers a magic, glowing portal that brings him to a land of wonder and amazement.

Director: Lindsay Fleay | Stars: Ingle Knight, Bernie Davis, Ross Bryant, Tina Williams

Votes: 96

25. Dark Seed II (1995 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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Accused of murdering his librarian girlfriend, small town horror novelist Mike Dawson must catch the shape shifting alien serial killer that did it to help a monstrous alien invader from an alien parallel dimension enter Mike's world.

Director: Michael Hiebert | Stars: Chris Gilbert, Michael Hiebert, Richard Bradbury, Sarah Stone

Votes: 50

26. The Space-Watch Murders (1975 TV Movie)

74 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.0
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This 90 minute movie aired on Mystery of the Week series. This story was about a crew member who was held for the murder of her six shipmates by the inhabitants of a hostile planet.

Stars: Joan Caulfield, Russ Conway, Sam Groom, Sherri Mann

Votes: 6

27. Ray Bradbury's the Martian Chronicles Adventure Game (1995 Video Game)

Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Myst clone based on Ray Bradbury's Sci-Fi novels. Find out what happened to the previous expedition to Mars that was trying to locate an alien artifact that could save Earth from nuclear war. Or watch interviews with the author.

Director: Andrew Davies

28. Dark Seed (1992 Video Game)

Adventure, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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Point and click adventure about a phlegmatic small town horror novelist Mike Dawson who learns that his mind has been impregnated with the embryo of a monstrous alien invader from an evil alien parallel dimension.

Stars: Mike Dawson, John Krause, Paul Drzeweicki, Heidi Marendi

Votes: 68

29. The Rising Light (2013)

52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.7
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An existential science fiction fantasy.

Director: Ansel Faraj | Stars: Nathan Wilson, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Linden Chiles, Derek Mobraaten

Votes: 12

30. Classic Sci-Fi TV: 150 Episodes (2009 Video)

Action, Drama, Horror

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150 episodes from 23 television shows.

31. The Prototypes (2009 TV Movie)

42 min | Sci-Fi

6.8
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A TV news reporter Vicky accidentally meets an alien who gives her the power to get anything she wants... as long as she can figure out how to ask for it in an alien language. Vicky and her... See full summary »

Director: Eliot Case | Stars: Jordyn Rice, Austin Montgomery, Paul Tuttle, Amy Doe

Votes: 23

32. Rhem (2002 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Myst-like game about a visitor who arrives via mine cart in a technologically advanced yet completely derelict and abandoned world called Rhem. Someone steals the cart and the only way out now lies in four missing pieces of a torn letter.

Stars: Paula Ross, Frank Reganbrecht

33. Invasions (2009)

6 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Traveling in his UFO, a little green man arrives to planet Earth, landing close to Route 66 in order to fulfill a mission. Leaving behind him the UFO, the little green man starts a travel ... See full summary »

Director: Clément Morin

Votes: 5

34. Sky Island Mysteries (1998 Video Game)

Adventure, Crime, Family

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Part of Edmark's edutainment series of games for young children. This puzzle game is set on Sky Islands, a cluster of islands that float on the clouds and are inhabited by human-like alien ... See full summary »

Stars: Amy Alpine, Daniel Clayton, Dan Farmer, M.J. King

35. Superman: The Animated Series (1996–2000)
Episode: Absolute Power (1999)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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Superman comes to a planet under the control of the Phantom Zone prisoners Jax-Ur and Mala, but feels he cannot interfere.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Tim Daly, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ron Perlman, Sarah Douglas

Votes: 157

36. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Earthlings (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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The team of Miss Martian, Superboy, Beast Boy and Adam Strange are sent to the planet Rann.

Director: Doug Murphy | Stars: Logan Grove, Danica McKellar, Nolan North, Jacqueline Obradors

Votes: 433

37. Pen & Paper & Laser Guns (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2015)

22 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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A group of friends meet regularly to play a sci-fi role-playing game, but Casey's real-life relationship issues are causing players and characters to be eliminated at an alarming rate.

Director: Bruce Monach | Stars: Chloe Dykstra, Matthew Mercer, Marisha Ray, David Nett

38. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
Episode: Feasibility Study (1997)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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Joshua Hayward is a single parent who has his hands full with his daughter Sarah who wants to elope with her motorcycle driving boyfriend. They wake up one morning to find that there is no ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Girotti | Stars: David McCallum, Laura Harris, Malcolm Stewart, Don MacKay

Votes: 235

39. The Transformers (1984–1987)
Episode: Five Faces of Darkness: Part 2 (1986)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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Rodimus Prime devises a plan to rescue Ultra Magnus, Kup, and Spike from the Quintessons, even as he attempts to probe their connection to the Autobots' past. Meanwhile, the Decepticons revive Galvatron and restore him to full strength.

Directors: Andy Kim, Ray Lee | Stars: Charlie Adler, Jack Angel, Gregg Berger, Susan Blu

Votes: 69

40. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
Episode: Hearts and Minds (1998)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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Soldiers are on a mission to kill aliens on a distant planet to protect a mineral necessary and profitable for Earth. The soldiers are injected with a drug to enhance their abilities which has consequences when the drug wears off.

Director: Brad Turner | Stars: Christine Elise, Miguel Fernandes, Dylan Walsh, Vincent Gale

Votes: 155

41. Lost in Space (1965–1968)
Episode: Island in the Sky (1965)

Not Rated | 50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.6
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While spacewalking Doctor Robinson is pulled down onto a planet. Major West lands the ship to search for him.

Director: Anton Leader | Stars: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen

Votes: 180

42. Superman: The Animated Series (1996–2000)
Episode: Legacy (2000)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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Superman is brainwashed to believe he is the adopted son of Darkseid and now has orders to conquer Earth.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Tim Daly, Dana Delany, Clancy Brown, Michael Ironside

Votes: 184

43. Superman: The Animated Series (1996–2000)
Episode: Little Girl Lost: Part II (1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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When Superman is captured by Granny Goodness and her Female Furies, Supergirl follows them to the planet Apokolips to rescue him.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Tim Daly, Dana Delany, Nicholle Tom, Michael Ironside

Votes: 177

44. Power Rangers Lost Galaxy (1999–2000)
Episode: Quasar Quest: Part 2 (1999)

TV-Y7-FV | 21 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.1
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As five heroes unite to protect planet Mirinoi from the villain Furio, the Galaxy Rangers are born.

Director: Jonathan Tzachor | Stars: Archie Kao, Reggie Rolle, Danny Slavin, Valerie Vernon

Votes: 74

45. Kids Incorporated (1984–1993)
Episode: Space Case

Comedy, Family, Music

An alien comes to study Earth for a school project and decides to take Renee back as his specimen.

Stars: Fergie, Martika, Rahsaan Patterson, Jerry Sharell

46. Tarzan: The Epic Adventures (1996– )
Episode: Tarzan and the Amtorans (1997)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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The women of the jungle village are disappearing and when Tarzan investigates, he goes through a portal to another planet. There he encounters earthling adventurer Carson and purple skinned people who ride dirt bikes.

Director: Mark Roper | Stars: Michelle Botes, Michelle Garforth, Anthony Guidera, Joe Lara

Votes: 6

47. Superman: The Animated Series (1996–2000)
Episode: The Last Son of Krypton: Part I (1996)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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Jor-El, unable to convince the Kryptonian government of the pending destruction of the planet, plans to save his son while Brainiac makes him a fugitive.

Director: Dan Riba | Stars: Christopher McDonald, Finola Hughes, Corey Burton, Tony Jay

Votes: 315

48. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Three Doctors: Episode Three (1973)

TV-Y | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.2
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The Time Lord Omega reveals himself to the third Doctor along with plans for vengeance against his own kind.

Director: Lennie Mayne | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton, William Hartnell, Katy Manning

Votes: 380

49. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Three Doctors: Episode Two (1973)

TV-Y | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.2
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The third Doctor and Jo find themselves on an artificial world inside the black hole while the second Doctor tries to find a way to control the organism.

Director: Lennie Mayne | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton, William Hartnell, Katy Manning

Votes: 377

50. Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics (2017)
Episode: Using Sound (2017)

Documentary

7.4
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Helen visits a hidden location in Scotland to experience some extreme acoustics. She discovers how sound diffracts and so helps us to sense danger and how our ears translate vibrations into electrical signals.

Director: Suzy Boyles | Stars: Helen Czerski, Trevor Cox, Marc Holderied, Jenny Bizley

Votes: 5



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