Aliens have always been a good resource when choosing protagonists for a series or movie, being able to be horrible monsters or superheroes, for example. Today we would like to review the best alien movies in the history of cinema, all of the stories that left their mark on the public and critics.
Whenever we think of an alien movie, we always think that they will invade Earth, but that is not always their goal.
These are some of the best alien movies
1. “ET: the alien”
ET: the alien is a 1982 film that is undoubtedly the first we all think of when it comes to aliens. A small being from another planet is left abandoned on Earth when its ship returns but it forgets about it. its friendship with a boy, Elliot, captivated millions of people around the world.
2. “Independence Day”
Independence Day is a 1996 film in which Jeff Goldblum and Will Smith try to save the world from an alien invasion on July 4, the day that United States independence is celebrated.
3. “District 9”
District 9 is a 2009 film showing a group of aliens living as refugees on Earth outside Johannesburg in South Africa.
Signs is a 2002 film starring Mel Gibson and Joaquin Phoenix in which aliens are about to invade our planet, something that humans suspect thanks to mysterious giant marks that appear in different places.
5. “Men in Black”
Men in Black is a 1997 film in which Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones play two agents of the MIB, a private organization that is in charge of controlling the access of aliens to Earth. That agency is also responsible for integrating aliens into society with hidden identities so that other citizens do not panic.
6. “The war of the worlds”
The war of the worlds is a 2005 film in which Tom Cruise flees with his two sons in fiction due to an attack by aliens who had hidden their invading ships under the ground long ago.
7. “The Faculty”
The Faculty is a 1998 film that is undoubtedly one of the best extraterrestrial films, in which young people from the Harrington Institute must unite to fight against the invasion of aliens who are taking over the teachers’ bodies through small parasites.
8. “Mars Attacks!”
Mars Attacks! is a 1996 film that is a parody in which a group of Martians pretends to arrive on Earth with good intentions although their true objective is to exterminate Earthlings. Starring a luxury lineup that includes Jack Nicholson, Natalie Portman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Glenn Close, Danny DeVito, and Pierce Brosnan.
Skyline is a 2010 film in which a group of friends who are partying discovers that the world is being invaded by aliens who use their ships to absorb the brains and spines of humans.
10. “Cloverfield Street 10”
Cloverfield Street 10 is a 2016 film that tells the story of three survivors of an alien invasion, who take refuge in an underground bunker. The big problem is that one of them has dark secrets that can put their peers at risk.