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The Best Alien Movies on Netflix

Finding a good Alien movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Alien movies of all time streaming on Netflix.

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1. PK

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8.1/10
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84/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A stranger in the city asks questions no one has asked before. Known only by his initials, the man's innocent questions and childlike curiosity take him on a journey of love, laughter and letting go.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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2. Prospect

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6.3/10
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77/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Drama

What it's about: A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They've secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness and the job quickly devolves into a fight to survive.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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3. The History of Future Folk

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 2012
Comedy, Science-Fiction

What it's about: An alien intending to claim Earth for his people before their homeworld is destroyed by a comet decides not to eliminate humanity when he hears their music. Instead, he lives among them until another alien is sent to find and kill him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Killer Klowns from Outer Space

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6.2/10
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71/100
Released: 1988Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: Aliens disguised as clowns crash land on Earth in a rural town to capture unsuspecting victims in cotton candy cocoons for later consumption.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. Dark Skies

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6.3/10
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68/100
Released: 2013
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barret family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lacey take matters in their own hands to solve the mystery of what is after their family.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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6. Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

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6.0/10
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68/100
Released: 2001Rated: G
Children, Comedy

What it's about: Jimmy Neutron is a boy genius and way ahead of his friends, but when it comes to being cool, he's a little behind. All until one day when his parents, and parents all over Earth are kidnapped by aliens, it's up to him to lead all the children of the world to rescue their parents.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. Circle

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6.0/10
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66/100
Released: 2015
Drama, Horror

What it's about: In a massive, mysterious chamber, fifty strangers awaken to find themselves trapped with no memory of how they got there. Organized in an inward-facing circle and unable to move, they quickly learn that every two minutes, one of them must die... executed by a strange device in the center of the room.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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8. Beyond Skyline

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5.3/10
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66/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Chicken Little

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5.7/10
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66/100
Released: 2005Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: When the sky really is falling and sanity has flown the coop, who will rise to save the day? Together with his hysterical band of misfit friends, Chicken Little must hatch a plan to save the planet from alien invasion and prove that the world's biggest hero is a little chicken.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. Extinction

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5.8/10
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66/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: A chief mechanic at a factory, haunted by apocalyptic nightmares, becomes a hero when Earth is invaded by a mysterious army bent on destruction.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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11. The Cloverfield Paradox

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5.5/10
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65/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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12. Revolt

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5.2/10
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61/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The story of humankind's last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion. Set in the war-ravaged African countryside, a U.S. soldier and a French foreign aid worker team up to survive the alien onslaught. Their bond will be tested as they search for refuge across a crumbling world.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Doom

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5.2/10
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60/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer purposefully injected with alien DNA, broke free and began killing people. Dr. Grimm, who is related to team member Reaper, informs them all that the chromosome can mutate humans into monsters -- and is highly infectious.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. Rim of the World

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5.2/10
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58/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Stranded at a summer camp when aliens attack the planet, four teens with nothing in common embark on a perilous mission to save the world.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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15. We Can Be Heroes

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4.7/10
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57/100
Released: 2020Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: When alien invaders capture Earth's superheroes, their kids must learn to work together to save their parents - and the planet.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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16. Apollo 18

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5.2/10
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55/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage which the astronauts captured on that mission. While NASA denies its authenticity, others say it's the real reason we've never gone back to the moon.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, fuboTV & Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $5.99 on 2 services (Google Play & YouTube).

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17. Bob Lazar: Area 51 and Flying Saucers

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5.6/10
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53/100
Released: 2018
Documentary

What it's about: Area 51, flying saucers from another world - and the program to create a fierce technology. Bob Lazar remains the singular most famous and controversial name in the world of UFOs. The reason you know about Area 51 is because Lazar came forward and told you about it. His disclosures have turned his life upside-down and he has tried to stay out of the spotlight. For this reason, he has never let any filmmaker into the private world of his daily life - that is - until now. Corbell’s film explores Lazar’s claims through the lens of thirty years - providing rare and never before revealed footage - guaranteed to alter the landscape of the debate.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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18. Iron Sky: The Coming Race

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5.0/10
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52/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity - or destroy it once and for all. An old enemy leads our heroes on an adventure into the Hollow Earth. To save humanity, they must fight the Vril, an ancient shapeshifting reptilian race and their army of dinosaurs.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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19. Alien Xmas

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6.2/10
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51/100
Released: 2020
Animation, Family

What it's about: A young elf mistakes a tiny alien for a Christmas gift, not knowing her new plaything has plans to destroy Earth's gravity — and steal all the presents.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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20. Monsters: Dark Continent

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4.3/10
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45/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Seven years on from the events of Monsters, and the ‘Infected Zones’ have spread worldwide. Humans have been knocked off the top of the food chain, with disparate communities struggling for survival. American soldiers are being sent abroad to protect US interests from the Monsters, but the war is far from being won.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Microsoft & 2 others).

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21. Shanghai Fortress

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4.3/10
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41/100
Released: 2019
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Set in the future, the city of Shanghai battle to defend itself against an ongoing attack by an alien force that has attacked and laid siege to numerous cities around the globe in it's quest to harvest a hidden energy only found on earth.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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22. Alien Warfare

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2.6/10
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38/100
Released: 2019
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A team of Navy Seals investigates a mysterious science outpost only to have to combat a squad of powerful alien soldiers.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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23. Aerials

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1.5/10
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35/100
Released: 2016
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Earth is invaded by Aliens from outer space. An intermarried couple living in the city of Dubai are confined to their home due to the uncertainty of the situation. Disconnected from the world outside due to the loss of communication, they explore around their cultural differences in Science in order to understand the reason behind Aliens coming to our planet; only to find themselves caught between a series of extraterrestrial encounters at their very home.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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24. Joker

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2.4/10
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31/100
Released: 2012
Comedy, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In 1947 when the maps of India and Pakistan were being drawn, an oversight ensured that the village of Paglapur didn't find a place in either country. Over 60 years later, Paglapur is isolated, and in need of help. The residents seek help, but as a direct result of being left off the map, they find noone willing to accept Paglapur, and its problems, as their jurisdiction. The villagers decide they need to draw media attention to Paglapur, and in so doing, gain acceptance and help from those who had previously denied them.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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