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List Rules Characters from outer space.

There have been plenty of characters from outer space in film and television, but which ones were the best alien characters of all time? For this poll fans have gathered a list of the greatest aliens of all time, featuring aliens you know from movies, television, video games, and more. But if your favorite fictional alien is missing, don't be salty—just add it to the list so that other people can vote for it too!

What comes to your mind when you think of an alien? Do you think of the non-speaking xenomorph from the Alien franchise or the super-intelligent Spock from Star Trek? What about Superman? Did you forget about his alien origins? After all, he’s from Krypton and not Kansas—not really anyways.

For fans of The Simpsons, the best alien characters are perhaps also the funniest, speaking of Kang and Kodos of course. Many of these great alien characters have transcended their media and become pop culture icons. For example, many people know about the Predator character without ever even having seen Predator.

So vote for what you think are the best alien characters on all time, no matter what media format they originally appeared on. And at least these alien characters won't ever actually abduct you.
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170 69
Spock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

2
173 76
Alien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

3
197 86
Eleventh Doctor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

4
121 81
E.T. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

5
103 64
The Doctor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

6
108 67
Marvin the Martian is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

7
118 81
Superman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

8
105 73
Stitch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

9
94 75
Yautja is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
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10
70 73
Kang and Kodos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

11
76 70
Mork is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

12
74 71
Roger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
Roger

13
59 70
Q is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
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14
67 79
ALF is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
ALF

15
55 69
Lord Nibbler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
Lord Nibbler

16
43 49
Zoidberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
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17
46 62
The Great Gazoo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
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18
50 64
Beldar Conehead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

19
49 65
Neytiri is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
Neytiri

20
12 8
Son Goku is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
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21
36 59
Zim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

22
17 18
Dick Solomon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
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23
7 13
Lrrr is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
Lrrr

24
39 71
Zaphod Beeblebrox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

25
27 53
Starfire is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

26
8 21
Gigan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
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27
28 68
Jumba Jookiba is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

28
23 63
Gantu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

29
19 73
The Solomans is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
The Solomans

30
8 63
Agent Pleakley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
Agent Pleakley

31
8 69
Queller Demon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
Queller Demon

32
7 61
Mistress 9 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
Mistress 9

33
5 61
Lisa Clarke is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time

34
5 61
Jacob Clarke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
Jacob Clarke

35
5 63
Spaceman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
Spaceman

36
4 63
Allie Keys is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Alien Characters of All Time
Allie Keys