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The Best Alien Movies of the 1990s 

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List Rules Vote up your favorite alien films that were released in the 1990s.

If you're a fan of alien flicks, then the 90s was a great decade for you. Below you are voting on the best 90s alien movies, ranging from comedies to action and adventure films. Do you have a clear cut favorite? This list features a ton of great movies so it's really hard to pick a #1.

WIll Smith came out with several awesome 1990s alien movies, and at least four of his films can be found on this list. Independence Day is definitely a favorite alien movies from the 90s for most people, but who doesn't love Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith fighting galactic crimes on Earth in Men In Black? See how hard it can be to pick one over another?

With so many awesome alien films of the 90s, which one will you vote for? Upcote your favorites, and don't downvote anything you haven't seen.
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Released: 1997

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Released: 1996

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Released: 1996

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Released: 1997

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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Released: 1990

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Released: 1995

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