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The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix 

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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
Patient Seventeen
Patient Seventeen, Roger Leir, Steve Colbern
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Extinction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña, Mike Colter
Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction, a father (Michael Peña) fighting for ...more
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Brittany Daniel, Crystal Reed, Eric Balfour
Skyline is a 2010 alien invasion science fiction thriller film produced and directed by Brothers Strause, directors of Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem. The film was released on November 12, 2010. ...more

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Sharlto Copley, Jed Brophy, Vanessa Haywood
District 9 is a 2009 science fiction film directed by Neill Blomkamp, released August 13, 2009. It takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa. District 9 is based on Alive in Joburg, a short film ...more

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The Cloverfield Paradox ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
The Cloverfield Paradox
Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Aksel Hennie
The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah, and is the third installment in the Cloverfield franchise. After using a particle accelerator, a ...more
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The Titan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
The Titan
Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling, Tom Wilkinson
The Titan is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Lennart Ruff. After Air Force pilot Rick Janssen (Sam Worthington) undergoes a military experiment that enhances humans, he begins ...more
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Halo Legends is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Kikuko Inoue, Ai Maeda, Tomokazu Seki
Halo Legends is a collection of seven short anime films set in the Halo science-fiction universe. Financed by Halo franchise overseer 343 Industries, the stories were created by six Japanese ...more
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Beyond Skyline is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic, Jonny Weston
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Laurence Fishburne, Olivia Cooke, Brenton Thwaites
The Signal is a 2014 American science fiction thriller film directed by William Eubank and co-written with Carlyle Eubank and David Frigerio. The film stars Brenton Thwaites and Laurence ...more
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Robotech is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Robotech is an 85-episode adaptation of three different anime television series made between 1982-1984 in Japan; the adaptation was aired in 1985. Within the combined and edited story, ...more

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How It Ends is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham
How It Ends is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal. A desperate father (Theo James) tries to return home to his pregnant wife (Kat Graham) after a mysterious ...more
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The Darkest Dawn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
The Darkest Dawn
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Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong
John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on A Princess of Mars, the first book in the Barsoom ...more

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Warren Christie, Michael Kopsa, Andrew Airlie
Apollo 18 is a 2011 American-Canadian science fiction horror film written by Brian Miller, directed by Gonzalo López-Gallego, and produced by Timur Bekmambetov and Ron Schmidt. After ...more

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Singularity
Singularity is a 2008 short sci-fi film written by Sean Stone and Oliver Stone and directed by Sean Stone.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver
This film is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson. Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey (Daisy Ridley) joins Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) ...more

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Spectral is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Emily Mortimer
Spectral is a 2016 American military science fiction film directed by Nic Mathieu. The sci-fi thriller centers on a special-ops team that is dispatched to fight supernatural beings.

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Revolt is listed (or ranked) 18 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 countryside, a U.S. soldier (Lee Pace) and a French foreign aid worker (Bérénice Marlohe) ...more
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Solo: A Star Wars Story ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke
This film is a 2018 American space Western film directed by Ron Howard. Before joining the Rebellion, a young Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) has adventures with his Wookiee partner Chewbacca, and ...more

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Aliens Ate My Homework ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
London Cardinal, Ty Consiglio, Christian Convery
Aliens Ate My Homework is a 2018 American adventure comedy directed by Sean McNamara, based on the book by Bruce Coville. A pair of middle schoolers hold the fate of the world in their hands ...more
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Rim of the World is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Jack Gore, Miya Cech, Benjamin Flores Jr.
Rim of the World is a 2019 American science fiction, adventure film directed by McG. Four misfit teenagers get stranded at a summer camp, they must overcome their differences and go on an epic ...more

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Occupation is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Dan Ewing, Temuera Morrison, Rhiannon Fish
Occupation is a 2018 Australian action film directed by Luke Sparke. After a devastating ground invasion, a small group of town residents have to band together to survive their attackers and ...more
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Kill Command
Thure Lindhardt
Kill Command is a 2014 Sci-fi film written and directed by Steven Gomez.
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Alien Warfare is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Alien Warfare
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Chicken Little is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix
Patrick Stewart, Joan Cusack, Catherine O'Hara
Chicken Little is a 2005 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and loosely based on the fable of the same name. As the 46th animated feature in the ...more

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