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The Scariest Movies Set in Space  

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What is it about a scary space movie that appeals to so many audiences? What is it about the thought of an alien on the hunt for human lives that makes our adrenaline spike and leaves us begging for more? This list discusses the absolute scariest space movies ever made. Who doesn’t cringe at the thought of the most horrifically disgusting aliens sliming at the mouth and spewing their venom over an unwitting target? And who doesn’t love the mystery and suspense of life on another planet threatening to destroy the entire human race?

This list of the scariest space horror movies of all time is ranked by fans of the genre. What are the scariest movies set in outer space? Vote up the best scary space horror films, including Aliens, The Martian Chronicles, Forbidden World, Galaxy of Terror, The Green Slime, and Solaris.

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Angela Bassett, Brad Dourif, Martine Beswick
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Erika Eleniak, Coolio, Tommy Lister
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Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Dabbs Greer, Richard Benedict
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Luciana Paluzzi, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Horton
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Victoria Tennant, Stephanie Beacham, Judy Geeson
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Emily Longstreth, Randall England, Robert Allen
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Trioxin245 added Radovan Lukavský, Otto Lackovič, Zdeněk Štěpánek
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Debbe Dunning, Warwick Davis, Jessica Collins
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Emelie Jonsson, Bianca Cruzeiro, Arvin Kananian
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Amy Manson, Dominic Mafham, Luke Allen-Gale
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Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop
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AlexanderRay added Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Mark Strong
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Kevin Spacey, Mary Tyler Moore, Kaya Scodelario
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George Clooney, Viola Davis, Natascha McElhone