Total Nerd The Scariest Movies Set in Space  

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What is it about a scary space movie that appeals to so many audience? What is it about the thought of a killer alien on the hunt for human lives that makes our adrenaline spike and leave us begging for more? This list discusses the absolute scariest 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 victim? 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, Sphere, Event Horizon, Planet of the Vampires, The Martian Chronicles, Forbidden World, Galaxy of Terror, The Green Slime, Savage Planet, Contamination, Alien vs. Predator, and Solaris
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Pandorum Dennis Quaid, Norman Reedus, Ben Foster

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but chickens double d added Aliens Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

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605 494
Alien is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Movies Set in Space
Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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Alfred Malobago added The Last Days on Mars Liev Schreiber, Olivia Williams, Romola Garai

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Doom Dwayne Johnson, Rosamund Pike, Karl Urban

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485 262
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Jason X David Cronenberg, Lexa Doig, Peter Mensah

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249 201
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Alien 3 Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Paul McGann

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490 424
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Event Horizon Laurence Fishburne, Jason Isaacs, Sam Neill

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193 143
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chrism added Apollo 18 Warren Christie, Michael Kopsa, Andrew Airlie

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171 108
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Screamers Peter Weller, Jennifer Rubin, Roy Dupuis

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bgogan added The Thing Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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200 176
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Alien: Resurrection Winona Ryder, Sigourney Weaver, Ron Perlman

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168 83
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Forbidden World Michael Bowen, Scott Paulin, Linden Chiles

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166 84
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Lifeforce Patrick Stewart, Mathilda May, Peter Firth

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249 160
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Pitch Black Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Keith David

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Zhuey75 added Prometheus Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba

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196 114
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Ghosts of Mars Ice Cube, Jason Statham, Natasha Henstridge

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140 65
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TarickArnold added Riddick Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Karl Urban

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166 148
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Alien vs. Predator Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Tommy Flanagan

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133 119
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AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem Kristen Hager, Sam Trammell, Reiko Aylesworth

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Trioxin245 added Silent Running Bruce Dern, Ron Rifkin, Joseph Campanella

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112 68
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Star Crystal Emily Longstreth, Randall England, Robert Allen

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129 88
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Supernova Angela Bassett, James Spader, Robin Tunney

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114 71
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The Green Slime Luciana Paluzzi, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Horton

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118 76
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Critters 4 Angela Bassett, Brad Dourif, Martine Beswick

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112 70
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Creature Klaus Kinski, Wendy Schaal, Diane Salinger

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119 69
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Trioxin245 added Dark Star Dan O'Bannon, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm

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116 75
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Galaxy of Terror Robert Englund, Erin Moran, Sid Haig

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109 68
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Planet of the Vampires Barry Sullivan, Norma Bengell, Ivan Rassimov

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Inseminoid Victoria Tennant, Stephanie Beacham, Judy Geeson

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105 67
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Trioxin245 added Icarus XB 1 Radovan Lukavský, Otto Lackovič, Zdeněk Štěpánek

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114 75
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It! The Terror from Beyond Space Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Dabbs Greer, Richard Benedict

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117 79
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Leprechaun 4: In Space Debbe Dunning, Warwick Davis, Jessica Collins

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115 78
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Dracula 3000 Erika Eleniak, Coolio, Tommy Lister

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105 67
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The Martian Chronicles

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104 67
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Savage Planet Sean Patrick Flanery, Roman Podhora, Reagan Pasternak

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111 406
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2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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74 359
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ChrisEsson added Europa Report

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71 413
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AlexanderRay added Sunshine Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Mark Strong

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84 398
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Moon Kevin Spacey, Mary Tyler Moore, Kaya Scodelario

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67 374
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Solaris George Clooney, Viola Davis, Natascha McElhone