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The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix

Updated July 13, 2020 297 votes 503 voters 49.3k views25 items

Extraterrestrials are out there, and by "there" we mean on Netflix. Here are the best alien movies on Netflix, ranked by movie fans like you. Netflix has made it difficult to search for movies by genre, but luckily for you we've got the top-rated Netflix alien movies listed below. Some of these alien films streaming on Netflix take place on earth, while others are set in space. While both of those can be considered funny alien movies, there are also plenty of alien action and drama movies streaming on Netflix as well.

Alien movies on Netflix include everything from comedy to drama to animation! Both new and classic alien movies are currently streaming on Netflix, so whether you like modern or older alien movies, the streaming service as you covered. 

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    Patient Seventeen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Patient Seventeen

    Patient Seventeen, Roger Leir

    Directed byJeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell

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    Halo Legends is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Halo Legends

    Kikuko Inoue, Ai Maeda

    Released2010

    Directed byKoji Sawai, Shinji Aramaki, Mamoru Oshii, Kōichi Mashimo, Hideki Nimura

    Halo Legends is a collection of seven short anime films set in the Halo science-fiction... more on Wikipedia
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    Extinction is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Extinction

    Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña

    Released2018

    Directed byBen Young

    Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When... more on Wikipedia
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    The Cloverfield Paradox is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    The Cloverfield Paradox

    Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki

    Released2018

    Directed byJulius Onah

    The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius... more on Wikipedia
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    District 9 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    District 9

    Sharlto Copley, Jed Brophy

    Released2009

    Directed byNeill Blomkamp

    District 9 is a 2009 science fiction film directed by Neill Blomkamp, released August 13,... more on Wikipedia

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    Skyline is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Skyline

    Brittany Daniel, Crystal Reed

    Released2010

    Directed byGreg Strause, Colin Strause

    Skyline is a 2010 alien invasion science fiction thriller film produced and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    The Titan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    The Titan

    Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling

    Released2018

    Directed byLennart Ruff

    The Titan is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Lennart Ruff. After Air Force... more on Wikipedia
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    Robotech is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
    Robotech is an 85-episode adaptation of three different anime television series made between... more on Wikipedia

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    The Signal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    The Signal

    Laurence Fishburne, Olivia Cooke

    Released2014

    Directed byWilliam Eubank

    The Signal is a 2014 American science fiction thriller film directed by William Eubank and... more on Wikipedia
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    Beyond Skyline is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Beyond Skyline

    Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic

    Directed byLiam O'Donnell

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    Occupation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Occupation

    Dan Ewing, Temuera Morrison

    Released2018

    Directed byLuke Sparke

    Occupation is a 2018 Australian action film directed by Luke Sparke. After a devastating... more on Wikipedia
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    Chicken Little is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Chicken Little

    Patrick Stewart, Joan Cusack

    Released2005

    Directed byMark Dindal

    Chicken Little is a 2005 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney... more on Wikipedia

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    John Carter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    John Carter

    Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston

    Released2012

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

    John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton and... more on Wikipedia

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    Apollo 18 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Apollo 18

    Warren Christie, Michael Kopsa

    Released2011

    Directed byGonzalo López-Gallego

    Apollo 18 is a 2011 American-Canadian science fiction horror film written by Brian Miller,... more on Wikipedia

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    Singularity is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Singularity

    Singularity is a 2008 short sci-fi film written by Sean Stone and Oliver Stone and directed by...
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    Kill Command is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Kill Command

    Thure Lindhardt

    Released2014

    Directed bySteven Gomez

    Kill Command is a 2014 Sci-fi film written and directed by Steven Gomez.
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    Star Wars: The Last Jedi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

    Directed byRian Johnson

    This film is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson.... more on Wikipedia

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    Spectral is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Spectral

    James Badge Dale, Max Martini

    Directed byNic Mathieu

    Spectral is a 2016 American military science fiction film directed by Nic Mathieu. The sci-fi... more on Wikipedia
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    Revolt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
    Revolt is a 2017 science fiction film directed by Joe Miale. In the war-ravaged African... more on Wikipedia
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    Solo: A Star Wars Story is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson

    Released2018

    Directed byRon Howard

    This film is a 2018 American space Western film directed by Ron Howard. Before joining the... more on Wikipedia

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    How It Ends is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    How It Ends

    Theo James, Forest Whitaker

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid M. Rosenthal

    How It Ends is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal. A... more on Wikipedia
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    Aliens Ate My Homework is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Aliens Ate My Homework

    London Cardinal, Ty Consiglio

    Released2018

    Directed bySean McNamara

    Aliens Ate My Homework is a 2018 American adventure comedy directed by Sean McNamara, based on... more on Wikipedia

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    Rim of the World is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Rim of the World

    Jack Gore, Miya Cech

    Released2019

    Directed byMcG

    Rim of the World is a 2019 American science fiction, adventure film directed by McG. Four... more on Wikipedia

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    The Darkest Dawn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    The Darkest Dawn

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    Alien Warfare is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
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    Alien Warfare

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