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1. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

PG-13 | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.7
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78 Metascore

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 478,505 | Gross: $853.02M

2. Men in Black (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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71 Metascore

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 480,507 | Gross: $250.69M

3. The Predator (2018)

R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.4
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48 Metascore

When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

Director: Shane Black | Stars: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key

Votes: 97,453 | Gross: $51.02M

4. Independence Day (1996)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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59 Metascore

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell

Votes: 498,099 | Gross: $306.17M

5. Young Justice (2010– )

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

8.7
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Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.

Stars: Jesse McCartney, Danica McKellar, Nolan North, Stephanie Lemelin

Votes: 27,771

6. Man of Steel (2013)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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55 Metascore

Clark Kent is an alien who as a child was evacuated from his dying world and came to Earth, living as a normal human. But when survivors of his alien home invade Earth, he must reveal himself to the world.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane

Votes: 650,459 | Gross: $291.05M

7. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.9
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91 Metascore

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace

Votes: 339,089 | Gross: $435.11M

8. Thor: The Dark World (2013)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure

6.9
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54 Metascore

When Dr. Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 545,664 | Gross: $206.36M

9. Stargate (1994)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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42 Metascore

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 166,210 | Gross: $71.57M

10. Predator (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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45 Metascore

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

Votes: 346,658 | Gross: $59.74M

11. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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81 Metascore

An extraterrestrial race, forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth, suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Votes: 606,639 | Gross: $115.65M

12. Critters (1986)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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52 Metascore

A group of small, furry aliens makes lunch out of the locals in a farming town.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush, Scott Grimes

Votes: 28,588 | Gross: $13.17M

13. Superman II (1980)

PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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87 Metascore

Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.

Directors: Richard Lester, Richard Donner | Stars: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty

Votes: 91,323 | Gross: $108.19M

14. Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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41 Metascore

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

Votes: 225,882 | Gross: $65.42M

15. Cocoon (1985)

PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.7
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65 Metascore

When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 52,766 | Gross: $76.11M

16. V (2009–2011)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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An extraterrestrial race arrives on Earth with seemingly good intentions, only to slowly reveal their true machinations the more ingrained into society they become.

Stars: Elizabeth Mitchell, Morris Chestnut, Joel Gretsch, Logan Huffman

Votes: 51,025

17. The Last Starfighter (1984)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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67 Metascore

Video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Kay E. Kuter, Dan Mason

Votes: 35,329 | Gross: $28.73M

18. Alien vs. Predator (2004)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.6
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29 Metascore

During an archaeological expedition on Bouvetøya Island in Antarctica, a team of archaeologists and other scientists find themselves caught up in a battle between the two legends. Soon, the team realize that only one species can win.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Raoul Bova, Ewen Bremner

Votes: 174,180 | Gross: $80.28M

19. Battle Los Angeles (2011)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.8
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37 Metascore

A squad of U.S. Marines becomes the last line of defense against a global invasion.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Ramon Rodriguez

Votes: 167,415 | Gross: $83.55M

20. Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)

R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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29 Metascore

Warring Alien and Predator races descend on a rural Colorado town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival.

Directors: Colin Strause, Greg Strause | Stars: Reiko Aylesworth, Steven Pasquale, Shareeka Epps, John Ortiz

Votes: 109,808 | Gross: $41.80M

21. V (1984–1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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A year after Liberation Day, courtesy of the red-dust bacteria, the humanoid, lizard-like aliens develop a resistance to the micro-organism and try to regain control of the Earth--only now some humans are knowingly working with them.

Stars: Marc Singer, Faye Grant, Michael Ironside, Jane Badler

Votes: 9,187

22. Predator 2 (1990)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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46 Metascore

Amidst a territorial gang war in 1997, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall, Rubén Blades

Votes: 134,616 | Gross: $30.67M

23. The Death of Superman (2018 Video)

PG-13 | 81 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Superman battles against an insurmountable foe named Doomsday.

Directors: Jake Castorena, Sam Liu | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Rebecca Romijn, Rainn Wilson, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 9,218

24. Godzilla: The Planet Eater (2018)

TV-14 | 91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

4.9
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Humanity, their alien allies, and Godzilla all enter their endgame as the powerful destructive entity known as Ghidorah arrives on Earth.

Directors: Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno | Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa, Tomokazu Sugita

Votes: 2,615

25. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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When Atlantian troops assault Metropolis as revenge for the death of their king, the Queen seeks help from the Justice League to find her son who has gone missing during the madness.

Director: Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Sean Astin, Rosario Dawson, Nathan Fillion, Christopher Gorham

Votes: 17,039

26. Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (1980 Video)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.7
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Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.

Directors: Richard Donner, Richard Lester | Stars: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando, Ned Beatty

Votes: 12,910

27. Superman: Unbound (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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Superman and Supergirl take on the cybernetic Brainiac, who boasts that he possesses "the knowledge and strength of 10,000 worlds."

Director: James Tucker | Stars: Matt Bomer, Stana Katic, John Noble, Molly C. Quinn

Votes: 10,280

28. Invasion America (1998– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A young crossbreed human and alien fights to keep both of his worlds from going to war. His father, an alien (Tyrusian) emperor and his mother, a human, are both missing, and the young man ... See full summary »

Stars: Mikey Kelley, Tony Jay, Thom Adcox-Hernandez, Greg Eagles

Votes: 294

29. UFO's Do Not Exist! The Grand Deception and Cover-Up of the UFO Phenomenon (2011)

Not Rated | 200 min | Documentary

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From the dark years of the UFO era, this amazing documentary details the facts they DON'T want you to know. UFO's are real and the government and military forces know it. These factions ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Knell | Star: Bill Knell

30. Starbirds (1982 Video)

80 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Director: Michael Part

Votes: 9

31. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
Episode: Better Luck Next Time (1999)

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

7.1
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A man is arrested for killing another and claims he is possessed by an alien. As he convinces one of the detectives through mental images, her partner is questioning another witness who was also there.

Director: Martin Cummins | Stars: Megan Gallagher, Nicholas Campbell, Michael Riley, William McNamara

Votes: 91

32. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
Episode: Broken Bow: Part I (2001)

PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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Enterprise, Earth's first Warp 5 vessel, embarks on a dangerous first mission: bringing back a chased Klingon to his home world of Qo'noS.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

Votes: 3,552

33. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
Episode: Carbon Creek (2002)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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On the first anniversary of her assignment to Enterprise, T'Pol tells Archer and Trip about the first contact between humans and Vulcans, which involves three Vulcans becoming stranded in the town of Carbon Creek, Pennsylvania in 1957.

Director: James A. Contner | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

Votes: 1,187

34. Invasion America (1998– )
Episode: Charade (1998)

TV-PG | Animation, Sci-Fi

6.8
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David Carter, Major Stark, and Sergeant Romar head to Camp David to meet with the President. Meanwhile, the meteor strikes continue.

Director: Patrick Archibald | Stars: Mikey Kelley, Tony Jay, Kath Soucie, Thom Adcox-Hernandez

Votes: 8

35. Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016–2018)
Episode: Heart of the Lion (2018)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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The Paladins work with the Garrison pilots on a mission that could provide more clues about how to take down Sendak's operation.

Director: Eugene Lee | Stars: Kimberly Brooks, Josh Keaton, Tyler Labine, Jeremy Shada

Votes: 113

36. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
Episode: Home (2004)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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The crew take some time off. Archer meets an old friend, Captain Erika Hernandez. T'Pol takes Trip to Vulcan, with a surprise waiting. Phlox finds out Earth has become xenophobic.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

Votes: 1,448

37. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
Episode: Ripper (1999)

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

7.2
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In London in 1888, Jack the Ripper is killing prostitutes. The chief suspect is Dr. John York, who has become an absinthe addict after his misdiagnosis killed the daughter of a duke. However, the culprit is of an otherworldly nature.

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Cary Elwes, Clare Sims, Eliza Norbury, Robert Saunders

Votes: 115

38. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
Episode: Storm Front (2004)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Following the destruction of the Xindi weapon, the Enterprise crew discovers that they have been sent back in time to 1944. However, history has been altered, leaving Nazi Germany in control of a large portion of the eastern United States.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

Votes: 888

39. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
Episode: Storm Front, Part II (2004)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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After Silik attacks Trip, Vosk wants to make a deal with Archer: supplies of the ship for the completion of his time machine in return for a trip to the 22nd Century.

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

Votes: 846

40. Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016–2018)
Episode: The Last Stand, Part 2 (2018)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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Sam and the others at the Garrison attempt to hold off the Galra attacks in hopes that a desperate plea for help will reach Voltron.

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: Steven Yeun, Krystina Alabado, Jake Eberle, Zehra Fazal

Votes: 139

41. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
Episode: Zero Hour (2004)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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Archer takes Degra's ship to try to prevent Earth from being destroyed and gets some unexpected help. Enterprise tries to destroy Sphere 41, but the Sphere Builders know about the plan.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

Votes: 867



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