Aliens The Best Documentaries About Aliens  

Ranker Film
4k votes 2k voters 304.3k views 33 items

List Rules Documentaries about aliens, UFOs, and life in worlds beyond.

List of documentaries about aliens ranked by the community. This list includes popular and recognizable titles, along with a lot of independent films about aliens and UFO sightings. What are the best documentaries about aliens? Vote on the films below to find out or add your favorite documentary about aliens if it isn't already on the list.

As you vote, the order of the list will be changed to see which documentary about aliens comes out on top. If you don't see your favorite on the list, add it along with the titles below so that others may vote on it, as well. This list currently includes titles such as Out of the Blue, with producers traveling around the world to investigate some of the most famous UFO events on record.

Documentaries are nonfiction and made with the intention of displaying reality for historical purposes and to educate those watching the film. Most documentaries are driven by independent filmmakers and those passionate about the topics they are portraying. This is especially true for documentaries about aliens, which often make incredible claims and are filled with passion.

1
522 116
Out of the Blue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Out of the Blue 2003 Out of the Blue is a feature-length documentary on the UFO phenomenon which premiered in theatres in July 2002 and, was first shown on television in June 2003. It was produced by American ...more

2
291 57
I Know What I Saw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens

3
182 56
Fastwalkers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Fastwalkers 2006 For the first Time: Information you were never meant to know. Amazing UFO photos and footage you were never meant to see. Fastwalker is a code word created by NORAD to classify unidentified ...more

4
182 59
UFO: the Secret NASA Transmiss... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
UFO: the Secret NASA Transmission 2001

5
112 29
Project Blue Book is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Project Blue Book 2013

6
154 54
Thrive is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Thrive 2010 Thrive is a 2011 documentary film written by Mary Earle Chase, Foster Gamble, Kimberly Carter Gamble and Neal Rogin and directed by Steve Gagné and Kimberly Carter Gamble.

7
107 32
The Day Before Disclosure is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
The Day Before Disclosure 2010 The Day Before Disclosure is a 2010 documentary film directed by Terje Toftenes.

8
74 14
Unacknowledged 2017 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Heather Behringer Twomey added Unacknowledged 2017 2017

9
84 22
The Disclosure Project Witness... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
The Disclosure Project Witness Testimony 2006

10
109 43
UFO Files: Real UFOs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
UFO Files: Real UFOs 2013

11
56 12
Citizen Hearing On UFO Disclos... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Citizen Hearing On UFO Disclosure 2013

12
53 17
Close Encounters: Proof of Ali... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Close Encounters: Proof of Alien Contact 2000 Featuring purported proof of alien existence in the form of interviews with government scientists and astronaut Gordon Cooper, plus physical evidence from the Roswell Incident and the removal of ...more

The Longest Hollywood Marriages

13
41 10
I Believe in UFOs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
I Believe in UFOs 2010

14
48 17
UFO Secret: Tunguska: The Russ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
UFO Secret: Tunguska: The Russian Roswell 2006 In 1908, in a remote region of Siberia near the Tunguska river, a 40-megaton nuclear explosion of unknown origin literally vaporized and destroyed hundreds of square miles of forests and ...more

15
50 21
Scientific Study of Alien Impl... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Scientific Study of Alien Implants 2010

16
85 49
The Billy Meier Story is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
The Billy Meier Story 2009

17
51 23
Secrets About Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Secrets About Men in Black 2012

The Greatest TV Aliens Living Among Earthlings

18
53 27
The Secret: Evidence We Are N... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
The Secret: Evidence We Are Not Alone 2003 Though the official stance of the U.S. government has been to deny any knowledge or possession of evidence that would suggest authentic encounters with extraterrestrial life, many contend that ...more

19
41 18
UFO Chronicles: What the Presi... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
UFO Chronicles: What the President Doesn't Know 2013

20
42 20
Shag Harbour 1967 Incident is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Shag Harbour 1967 Incident 2011

21
83 56
The Fourth Kind is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
The Fourth Kind 2009 The Fourth Kind is a 2009 American science fiction-horror film directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi, starring Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Corey Johnson, Will Patton, and Mia Mckenna-Bruce. The title ...more

22
21 6
E.T. Contact They are here is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
g5eronimo added E.T. Contact They are here 2017

The Best Alien Movies Ever Made

23
35 20
UFOs: It Has Begun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
UFOs: It Has Begun 1979 UFOs: It Has Begun is a 1976 documentary film directed by Ray Rivas.

24
28 14
Alien Planet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
thegodlessalien added Alien Planet 2005 Alien Planet is a 94-minute docufiction, originally airing on the Discovery Channel, about two internationally built robot probes searching for alien life on the fictional planet Darwin IV. It ...more

25
29 15
Flying Saucers and Science is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Flying Saucers and Science 2012

26
51 36
Ancient Aliens Debunked is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Ancient Aliens Debunked 2013

27
28 16
Abduction Diaries is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Abduction Diaries 2013

28
32 20
Crop Circles: Quest for Truth is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
Crop Circles: Quest for Truth 2002

29
24 16
The UFO Enigma of Flying Spher... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
The UFO Enigma of Flying Spheres 2013

30
12 8
Alien Intrusion is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
marimar added Alien Intrusion

 

 

31
13 10
Secret Space is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
WernerKruger added Secret Space 2005

32
2 1
Mirage Men is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
MatttPotter added Mirage Men 2013 Mirage Men is a 2013 documentary film directed by John Lundberg, written by Mark Pilkington and co-directed by Roland Denning and Kypros Kyprianou. The film had its world premiere at the 2013 ...more

33
1 1
Patient 17 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Documentaries About Aliens
MatttPotter added Patient 17 2017 Patient 17 is a British low budget feature film directed by Tuyet Le.