Avatar(2009)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 88

A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.



Arrival(2016)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 89

When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.



District 9(2009)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 87

An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.



The Avengers(2012)

Combined Rating:
88
Combined Critics Rating: 82

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.



Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2(2017)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 82

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.



War of the Worlds(2005)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 81

As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.



Under the Skin(2013)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 84

A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.



Captain Marvel(2019)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 82

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.



Alien: Covenant(2017)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 81

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.



Star Trek Beyond(2016)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 80

The U.S.S. Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy, who puts them, and everything the Federation stands for, to the test.



Alien(1979)

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Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 78

After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.



Attack the Block(2011)

Combined Rating:
83
Combined Critics Rating: 79

A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.



Spring Breakers(2012)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 74

Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer.



Life(2017)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 72

A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.



Dirty Pretty Things(2002)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 77

An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life.



Paul(2011)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 71

Two English comic book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51.



The Equalizer(2014)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 71

A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.



Close Encounters of the Third Kind(1977)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 72

Following an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos.



Slither(2006)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 73

A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.



Monsters(2010)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 72

Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.




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