horror movies and tv The Scariest Movies Set in Space

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What is it about a scary space movie that appeals to so many audience? What is it about the thought of a killer alien on the hunt for human lives that makes our adrenaline spike and leave us begging for more? This list discusses the absolute scariest ever made. Who doesn’t cringe at the thought of the most horrifically disgusting aliens sliming at the mouth and spewing their venom over an unwitting victim? And who doesn’t love the mystery and suspense of life on another planet threatening to destroy the entire human race?
 
This list of the scariest space horror movies of all time is ranked by fans of the genre. What are the scariest movies set in outer space? Vote up the best scary space horror films, including: Aliens, Sphere, Event Horizon, Planet of the Vampires, The Martian Chronicles, Forbidden World, Galaxy of Terror, The Green Slime, Savage Planet, Contamination, Alien vs. Predator, and Solaris

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Pandorum Dennis Quaid, Norman Reedus Ben Foster

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The Last Days on Mars Liev Schreiber, Olivia Williams Romola Garai

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Doom Dwayne Johnson, Rosamund Pike Karl Urban

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Jason X David Cronenberg, Lexa Doig Peter Mensah

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Aliens Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton Michael Biehn

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Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt Ian Holm

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Apollo 18 Warren Christie, Michael Kopsa Andrew Airlie

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Alien 3 Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance Paul McGann

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Alien: Resurrection Winona Ryder, Sigourney Weaver Ron Perlman

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Event Horizon Laurence Fishburne, Jason Isaacs Sam Neill

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Screamers Peter Weller, Jennifer Rubin Roy Dupuis

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Prometheus Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender Idris Elba

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The Thing Kurt Russell, Keith David John Carpenter

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Alien vs. Predator Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen Tommy Flanagan

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Forbidden World Michael Bowen, Scott Paulin Linden Chiles

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Supernova Angela Bassett, James Spader Robin Tunney

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Ghosts of Mars Ice Cube, Jason Statham Natasha Henstridge

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Lifeforce Patrick Stewart, Mathilda May Peter Firth

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Pitch Black Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell Keith David

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AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem Kristen Hager, Sam Trammell Reiko Aylesworth

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Silent Running Bruce Dern, Ron Rifkin Joseph Campanella

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Galaxy of Terror Robert Englund, Erin Moran Sid Haig

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Riddick Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista Karl Urban

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Star Crystal Emily Longstreth, Randall England Robert Allen

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Icarus XB 1 Radovan Lukavský, Otto Lackovič Zdeněk Štěpánek

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Savage Planet Sean Patrick Flanery, Roman Podhora Reagan Pasternak

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It! The Terror from Beyond Space Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Dabbs Greer Richard Benedict

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Planet of the Vampires Barry Sullivan, Norma Bengell Ivan Rassimov

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Critters 4 Angela Bassett, Brad Dourif Martine Beswick

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Creature Klaus Kinski, Wendy Schaal Diane Salinger

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The Martian Chronicles

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Inseminoid Victoria Tennant, Stephanie Beacham Judy Geeson

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Dark Star Dan O'Bannon, Brian Narelle Cal Kuniholm

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Leprechaun 4: In Space Debbe Dunning, Warwick Davis Jessica Collins

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Dracula 3000 Erika Eleniak, Coolio Tommy Lister

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The Green Slime Luciana Paluzzi, Richard Jaeckel Robert Horton

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2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter Ed Bishop

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Sunshine Rose Byrne, Chris Evans Mark Strong

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Moon Kevin Spacey, Mary Tyler Moore Kaya Scodelario

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Solaris George Clooney, Viola Davis Natascha McElhone