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20 Movies Like Alien (1979)

Pandorum (2009) poster

1 Pandorum (2009) ★ 6.7

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Two crew members of a spaceship wake up from hypersleep to discover that all their colleagues are missing. Despite this, it appears that they are not alone.
Life (2017) poster

2 Life (2017) ★ 6.6

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A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.
Event Horizon (1997) poster

3 Event Horizon (1997) ★ 6.7

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A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.
Pitch Black (2000) poster

4 Pitch Black (2000) ★ 7.1

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A commercial transport ship and its crew are marooned on a planet full of bloodthirsty creatures that only come out to feast at night. But then, they learn that a month-long eclipse is about to occur.
Predator (1987) poster

5 Predator (1987) ★ 7.8

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A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.
The Thing (2011) poster

6 The Thing (2011) ★ 6.2

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A scientific expedition discovers a crashed alien spaceship in Antarctica. A group of desperate scientists penetrate its bowels and unexpectedly discover Pandora's Box. Among the impassable snow and icy mountains, the unleashed Something unleashes a gruesome massacre on the research station.
Prometheus (2012) poster

7 Prometheus (2012) ★ 7.0

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In search of sacred knowledge, a group of scientists goes to the darkest and uncharted chambers of the universe. It is there, on distant worlds, being at the limit of their mental and physical abilities, they will have to engage in a ruthless battle for the future of all mankind.
Predators (2010) poster

8 Predators (2010) ★ 6.4

The assassin Royce is unwittingly forced to lead a group of professionals on a mysterious mission to an unknown planet. With the exception of the disgraced doctor, they are all cold-blooded killers: mercenaries, gangsters, convicts and death squad members - human "predators. But when they begin to be systematically pursued and exterminated by an unimaginable monster, it becomes apparent that they are now in the role of their victims.

Alien Resurrection (1997) poster

9 Alien Resurrection (1997) ★ 6.2

200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone. Along with a crew of space pirates, she must again battle the deadly aliens and stop them from reaching Earth.

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Alien 3 (1992) poster

10 Alien 3 (1992) ★ 6.4

After her last encounter, Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she has brought along an unwelcome visitor.
The Mist (2007) poster

11 The Mist (2007) ★ 7.1

A small town is covered by a supernatural fog that cuts people off from the outside world. A group of heroes, who find themselves in a supermarket at this moment, have to engage in an unequal battle with the monsters living in the fog.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017) poster

12 Blade Runner 2049 (2017) ★ 8.0

In the not-too-distant future, the world is populated by humans and replicants created to do the hardest work. Police officer Kay's job is to keep the replicants under control amid growing tensions... Until he accidentally becomes in possession of secret information that threatens the existence of all mankind. Wanting to find a clue, Kay decides to track down Rick Deckard, a former LAPD Special Branch officer who disappeared without a trace years ago.
The Last Days on Mars (2013) poster

13 The Last Days on Mars (2013) ★ 5.5

A group of astronaut explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while collecting specimens on Mars.
Arrival (2016) poster

14 Arrival (2016) ★ 7.9

Unexpected appearance of unidentified flying objects in different parts of the world puts the world in awe. The intentions of the aliens are not clear - the armed forces of the world are on full alert, and the best minds of mankind are trying to figure out how to talk to the uninvited guests. The government enlists the help of linguist Louise Banks and physicist Ian Donnelly to prevent a global catastrophe and find a common language with the aliens. From now on, the fate of mankind is in their hands.
Alien vs. Predator (2004) poster

15 Alien vs. Predator (2004) ★ 5.6

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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.

Alien vs. Predator (2004) is on #15 spot of movies related to Alien (1979). Alien vs. Predator (2004) was released in 2004, made by and has average rating 5.6 in 2022. Main stars of the Alien vs. Predator (2004) film are: Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Raoul Bova.

Apollo 18 (2011) poster

16 Apollo 18 (2011) ★ 5.2

Is Apollo 18 (2011) similar to Alien (1979) film?

Decades-old found footage from NASA's abandoned Apollo 18 mission, where three American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition, reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon.

Apollo 18 (2011) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Warren Christie, Lloyd Owen, Ryan Robbins. You can find Apollo 18 (2011) in the the next genre categories: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Apollo 18 (2011) has average rating 5.2, according to Screench user votes.

Ad Astra (2019) poster

17 Ad Astra (2019) ★ 6.5

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The near future. Several years ago, mankind launched a program to search for extraterrestrial life, Project Lima, led by Captain Clifford McBride. The last signal of the expedition was detected in the vicinity of Neptune, and since then nothing was known about its fate. Captain McBride himself became a hero and the most famous astronaut who inspired many to explore space.

Sixteen years after the disappearance of Project Lima, strange bursts of energy begin to occur on Earth, disabling electrical systems and wreaking havoc and destruction. According to the U.S. space agency, the signal comes from Neptune, and now the son of a famous astronaut, Major Roy McBride, is assigned an important mission. He must get to a Martian base and from there try to contact his presumably living father.

Cloverfield (2008) poster

18 Cloverfield (2008) ★ 7.0

Is Cloverfield (2008) similar to Alien (1979) film?

Rob's farewell party to Japan is interrupted by a thunderous roar - something has attacked New York, wreaking panic, destruction and devouring people. The army is powerless against the giant monster, Manhattan is declared a closed zone, but somewhere near Central Park, Rob's girlfriend is in trouble.

Cloverfield (2008) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan. Cloverfield (2008) belongs to the next genres: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi and has average rating 7.0, according to user votes.


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Alien: Covenant (2017) poster

20 Alien: Covenant (2017) ★ 6.4

Is Alien: Covenant (2017) similar to Alien (1979) film?

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

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