Space Movies, Related TV Shows

Science Fiction Films Shows, Alphabetical by Title

Updated 11.07.2005

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A Trip To The Moon (1902)
The very first Sci-Fic movie
Director: Maries-Georges-Jean Méliès
Information: Le Voyage dans la lune is a 1902 French sci-fi black and white silent film known in its English language release as A Trip to the Moon. Based on the Jules Verne novel From the Earth to the Moon,
Not rated. 14 minutes.
The Abyss (1989)
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmeister, Todd Graff
Plot: An underwater UFO, travelling at enormous speed, wreaks havoc on tidal activities throughout the world. It also causes a nuclear submarine to sink 2000 feet, to the ledge of underwater abyss. A group of adventurous oil riggers, working out of a high-tech submersible vessel, is pressed into action to seek out the submarine and rescue any survivors.
Rated PG-13. 140 minutes.
Alien (1979).
Director: Ridley Scott.
Cast: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Harry Dean Stanton, Yaphet Kotto, Veronica Cartwright.
Plot: The crew of a futuristic cargo ship picks up an unwanted passenger--a form-changing alien that lives on human flesh.
Rated R. 116 minutes.
"In space, no one can hear you scream."
Aliens (1986).
Director: James Cameron.
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, Jenette Goldstein.
Plot: The sequel to Alien. Warrant Officer Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) wakes after fifty-seven years of deep-space sleep to find that the planet where her crew first encountered the nasty alien has been colonized. Then, contact is lost with the colonists.
Rated R. 137 minutes.
Alien 3 (1992).
Director: David Fincher.
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann, Brian Glover.
Plot: The third film in the Alien trilogy. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) crash-lands on a planet where an old mining facility is used as a penal colony for madmen and rapists. The evil alien has once again stowed away on Ripley's ship, and battles ensues.
Rated R. 115 minutes.
The Alpha Incident (1977).
Director: Bill Rebane.
Cast: Ralph Meeker.
Plot: A deadly organism from Mars, an attempted government cover-up, and a radiation leak lead to panic and chaos.
Rated PG. 84 minutes.
Android (1983).
Director: Aaron Lipstadt.
Cast: Klaus Kinski, Don Opper, Brie Howard, Norbert Weiser.
Plot: A tongue-in-cheek adventure that takes place on a space station where a mad scientist, Dr. Daniel, is trying to create the perfect android. When a group of criminal castaways arrive at the station, the doctor's current robot assistant rebels.
Rated PG. 80 minutes.
The Angry Red Planet (1959).
Director: Ib Melchior.
Cast: Gerald Mohr, Nora Hayden, Les Tremayne, Jack Kruschen.
Plot: An expedition to Mars runs into various alien terrors, including a terrifying giant mouse/spider hybrid.The X1, the first manned expedition to Mars, returns to Earth after 61 days radio silence. Aboard is one survivor who is infected by an alien organism and the unaffected Dr Iris Ryan who has no memory of what happened. Gradually doctors managed to obtain the full story from her. She tells how the expedition landed on Mars and encountered various strange lifeforms, before being threatened by Martian natives.
83 minutes.
Apollo 13 (1995).
Director: Ron Howard
Cast:Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Emily Ann Lloyd, Miko Hughes.
Plot: The story of the Apollo 13 lunar mission crisis At first, it seemed the perfect mission--too perfect, even, to make headlines. After three days in space, three Apollo astronauts--Jim Lovell (two- time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (Bill Paxton) and Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon)--were finally approaching a long-cherished destination. Apollo 13 was going to the Moon.
Rated PG. 140 minutes.
Arena (1989).
Director: Peter Manoogian.
Cast: Claudia Christian, Hamilton Camp, Marc Alaimo.
Plot: Think Rocky with aliens: a human must take on extraterrestrials from around the galaxy in the Arena, in order to restore the title to humans despite unbelievable odds.
Rated PG-13. 97 minutes.
Armageddon (1998).
Director: Michael Bay
Cast: Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler, Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton, Steve Buscemi, Will Patton
Plot: An asteroid is headed straight for Earth, and an oil rig crew goes up into space to stop it. Meanwhile, the world is faced with some difficult decisions about life and death.
Rated PG-13. 144 minutes.
The Arrival (1996).
Director: David Twohy.
Cast: Charlie Sheen, Ron Silver, Teri Polo, Lindsay Crouse, Tony T. Johnson.
Plot: A radio astronomer (Sheen) receives a clear radio transmission (a shockwave) from outer space. He takes the recording to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory for analysis, and after handing it to his boss (Silver), he is inexplicably laid off. Is this just another example of corporate downsizing or has he uncovered a conspiracy?
Rated PG-13. 109 minutes.
The Arrival II (1998 for cable).
Director: Kevin S. Tenney
Cast: Patrick Muldoon, Michael Sarrazin, Jane Sibbett
Plot: Those crazy scientists find themselves mixed up with aliens again. Watch the hijinx unfold!
Rated R 101 minutes.
The Atomic Submarine (1959).
Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet.
Cast: Arthur Franz, Dick Foran, Brett Halsey, Tom Conway, Bob Steele, Joi Lansing.
Plot: Thriller about a U.S. atomic submarine's encounter with an alien flying saucer in the Arctic.
B & W. 72 minutes.
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Director: Robert Wise.
Cast: James Olson (Dr Mark Hall), Arthur Hill (Dr Jeremy Stone), Kate Reid (Dr Ruth Leavitt), David Wayne (Dr Charles Dutton), Paula Kelly (Karen Anson), Ramon Biere (Major Arthur Manchek) 
Plot: The US military track the returned Scoop 7 satellite which has come down in the small town of Piedmont, New Mexico, only to find that it has returned with an extra-terrestrial virus that has wiped out the town’s entire population, with the exception of the town drunk and a baby. A group of doctors and scientists are hurriedly assembled at a top secret containment facility in the Nevada desert that is safeguarded against infection to the maximum degree where they must work around the clock find a way to contain the menace before it spreads.
Rated: ?B & W. 72 minutes.
Attack Of The Eye Creatures (1965)
Director: Larry Buchanan.
Cast: John Ashley (Stan Kenyon), Cynthia Hull (Susan Rogers), Chet Davis (Mike Rogers), Warren Hammack (Lieutenant Robertson), Tony Huston (Old Man Culver) 
Plot: A UFO lands at a local Lover's Lane. Stan Kenyon and his girlfriend Susan Rogers are preparing to elope when they run one of the aliens down in their car. Stan calls the police out to investigate but the aliens kill a huckster passing through town and substitute his body for that of their dead comrade. When the police find the body, they arrest Stan for the murder. Meanwhile the dead alien’s disembodied hand causes trouble. Stan escapes from jail and tries to organize the other teenagers to stand up and fight the aliens.
Rated PG. 90 minutes.
Aurora Encounter (1985).
Director: Jim McCollough.
Cast: Carol Bagdarsarian (Alain Peebles), Jack Elam (Charlie Hawkins), Mindy Smith (Sue Beth McKeska), Mickey Hays (Spaceman), Peter Brown (Sheriff Temple), Will Mitchell (Ranger Peter Sheridan), Dottie West (Irene) 
Plot: The small town of Aurora, Texas, in the 19th century. A number of locals are scared by sightings of a UFO. One woman shoots at the pint-sized inhabitant after it peeps at her undressing, while it joins old-timer Charlie Hawkins playing checkers. Three children fall down into an old Indian burial ground but are able to use a crystal left by the alien to levitate themselves free. Schoolteacher Alain Peebles, editor of the town newspaper, prints a story on the alien but this attracts the attention of the state governor who sends a Texas Ranger to investigate.
Rated PG. 90 minutes.


Bad Channels (1992).
Director: Ted Nicolaou.
Cast: Paul Hipp, Martha Quinn, Aaron Lustig, Ian Patrick Williams.
Plot: An alien posing as a radio DJ comes to Earth to pick up chicks, shrink them, and imprison them in small bottles for the trip back to his planet. But the townspeople fight back.
Rated R. 88 minutes.
Bad Taste (1987).
Director: Peter Jackson.
Cast: Pete O'Herne.
Plot: A gross sci-fi comedy, in which aliens come to Earth to harvest the universe's latest fast- food sensation--human flesh. It's up to the highly trained, but inept, Alien Invasion Defense Service to save the world.
Not rated. 90 minutes.
Bamboo Saucer (A.K.A. Collision Course) (1968).
Director: Frank Telford.
Cast: Dan Duryea, John Ericson, Lois Nettleton, Nan Leslie.
Plot: America and the USSR compete with each other as they investigate reports of a UFO crash in the People's Republic of China.
100 minutes.
Barbarella (1968).
Director: Roger Vadim.
Cast: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea.
Plot: Jane Fonda stars as a space beauty being drooled over by male creatures on a strange planet.
Rated PG. 98 minutes.
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980).
Director: Jimmy T. Murakami.
Cast: Richard Thomas, John Saxon, Robert Vaughn, George Peppard.
Plot: Richard Thomas stars as an emissary from a peaceful planet desperately searching for someone to save it from domination and destruction by an evil warlord.
Rated PG. 104 minutes.
Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973).
Director: J. Lee Thompson.
Cast: Roddy McDowall, Severn Darden, John Huston, Claude Akins, Paul Williams.
Plot: The final Apes film, in which simian Roddy McDowall attempts to peacefully coexist with conquered humanity. But not everyone goes along with the plan, especially with an impending nuclear threat.
Rated PG. 92 minutes.
Battlestar Galactica (1978).
Director: Richard A. Colla.
Cast: Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lew Ayres, Jane Seymour.
Plot: Film adapted from the television series by the same name.
Rated PG. 125 minutes.
The Beast with a Million Eyes (1956)
Director: David Karmansky
Cast: Paul Birch, Donna Cole, Chester Conklin, Dick Sargent, Leo Tarver, Lorna Thayer
Plot: An animal revolt takes place on a farm when an alien stops in for a visit.
No Rating 78 minutes.
Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970).
Director: Ted Post.
Cast: Charlton Heston, James Franciscus, Maurice Evans, Kim Hunter, Linda Harrison, James Gregory.
Plot: Sequel to Planet of the Apes. An astronaut is sent to find out what happened to the first team sent to the planet, and he must deal not only with the simian inhabitants, but also with a race of mutants that worship the atomic bomb that made them what they are.
Rated PG. 95 minutes.
Beyond the Rising Moon (1988).
Director: Philip Cook.
Cast: Tracy Davis, Hans Bachmann.
Plot: A 21st century genetically created troubleshooter rebels against the corporation that designed her when they send her on a mission to help them exploit alien technology.
93 minutes.
Beyond the Stars (1989).
Director: David Saperstein.
Cast: Martin Sheen, Christian Slater, Robert Foxworth, Sharon Stone, Olivia D'Abo, F. Murray Abraham.
Plot: A troubled teen (Christian Slater) forms a friendship with a reclusive ex-astronaut (Martin Sheen). Eventually, Sheen introduces Slater to a secret he discovered on the moon.
Rated PG. 94 minutes.
The Black Hole (1979).
Director: Gary Nelson.
Cast: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette Mimieux, Ernest Borgnine.
Plot: Space movie cliches.
Rated PG. 97 minutes.
The Brain From Planet Arous (1958).
Director: Nathan Juran.
Cast: John Agar, Joyce Meadows, Robert Fuller.
Plot: A giant brain from outer space takes over a man's body in an attempt to conquer the world. Another brain takes over the man's dog in an attempt to prevent it.
B & W. 70 minutes.
The Brain Eaters (1958)
Director: Bruno VeSota
Cast: Edwin Nelson (Dr Paul Kettering), Jack Hill (Senator Walter K. Powers), Alan Frost (Glenn Cameron), Joanna Lee (Alice Summers), David Hughes (Dr Wyler), Robert Ball (Dan Walker), Orville Sherman (Mayor Cameron), Leonard Nemoy [Nimoy] (Professor Cole)
B & W. 58 minutes.
Rated B.
Plot: Senator Walter K. Powers flies to Riverdale, Illinois to investigate reports of a mysterious metal cone buried in the ground. In examining and trying to understand the cone, scientists are completely baffled. Meanwhile several of the townspeople are behaving strangely. It is discovered that they are infected with alien parasites that dig into the back of the neck and take over the mind, although this is something that invariably proves fatal within several hours. The scientists try to find a means of combating the parasites as the town is taken over and cut off from the outside world.
The Brother From Another Planet (1984).
Director: John Sayles.
Cast: Joe Morton, Darryl Edwards, Steve James.
Plot: A dark-skinned extraterrestrial on the lam crash-lands his space ship in New York harbor and makes his way to Harlem.
Unrated. 110 minutes.
Buck Rogers: Destination Saturn (A.K.A. Planet Outlaws) (1939).
Director: Ford Beebe, Saul Goodkind.
Cast: Buster Crabbe, Constance Moore, Jackie Moran, Jack Mulhall, Anthony Warde, C. Montague Shaw, Philip Ahn.
Plot: Hero Buster Crabbe goes after villain Killer Kan in order to help the oppressed people of future Earth.
B & W. 91 minutes.
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979).
Director: Daniel Haller.
Cast: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Pamela Hensley, Tim O'Connor, Henry Silva.
Plot: After years of suspended animation, Buck awakens in a future society under attack by the power-hungry Princess Ardala, and it's up to him to save the day.
Rated PG. 89 minutes.


Capricorn One (1978).
Director: Peter Hyams.
Cast: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Hal Holbrook, Sam Waterston, Karen Black, O.J. Simpson, Telly Savalas.
Plot: The government stages a mock flight to Mars in a television studio, complete with astronauts pretending to land on the planet. But a statement released by the Pentagon that the ship crashed upon reentry and all aboard were killed, puts the lives of the astronauts in danger.
Rated PG. 124 minutes.
Captian Video and the Video Rangers (1949-1955)
Director: Richard Coogan, Al Hodge
Cast: Don Hastings, Bran Mossen, Hal Conklin
Plot: Captain Video fights evildoers like Dr. Pauli in this afternoon tv show. Captain Video used gadgets like the Discatron and Radio Scillograph to punish villains all over the world.
B & W
The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
Director: Norman Tokar
Cast: Ken Berry, Sandy Duncan, Roddy McDowall, McLean Stevenson
Plot: Zunar J5/90 Doric 4-7, also known as Jake, is an alien cat who crash-lands on Earth. He heads off to the nearest scientist to find gold ($120,000 worth!) in order to repair his spaceship. Jake reveals that he can predict the winners in sporting events and soon the military is trying to track him down. The plot becomes more complicated when a wacky veterinarian inadvertently puts Jake into a deep sleep; now he must hide the alien cat from government authorities.
Rated G. 103 minutes.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).
Director: Steven Spielberg.
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon.
Plot: Spielberg's unusual vision of an extraterrestrial visit to Earth, portraying the aliens as nonthreatening and childlike.
Rated PG. 132 minutes.
Cat Women of the Moon (1954).
Director: Arthur Hilton.
Cast: Sonny Tufts, Marie Windsor, Victor Jory.
Plot: A film in the travel-to-a-planet-of-scantily-clad-women subgenre.
64 minutes.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).
Director: Steven Spielberg.
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon.
Plot: Spielberg's unusual vision of an extraterrestrial visit to Earth, portraying the aliens as nonthreatening and childlike.
Rated PG. 132 minutes.
Cocoon (1985).
Director: Ron Howard.
Cast: Don Ameche,Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg, Barret Oliver, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, Gwen Verdon, Tahnee Welch.
Plot: A group of people in a retirement home think they have found the fountain of youth, but the magic place belongs to a group of extraterrestrials.
Rated PG-13. 118 minutes.
Cocoon: the Return (1988).
Director: Daniel Petrie.
Cast: Don Ameche,Wilford Brimley, Courteney Cox, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, Gwen Verdon, Tahnee Welch.
Plot: The elderly group returns to Earth to help their alien friends rescue some cocoons that have been endangered by an earthquake.
Rated PG. 112 minutes.
Communion (1989).
Director: Philippe Mora.
Cast: Christopher Walken, Lindsay Crouse, Frances Sternhagen, Andreas Katsulas.
Plot: A terrifying film based on science-fiction author Whitley Strieber's alleged real-life encounter with aliens.
Rated R. 100 minutes.
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972).
Director: J. Lee Thompson.
Cast: Roddy McDowall, Ricardo Montalban, Don Murray, Severn Darden.
Plot: Simian Roddy McDowall matures and leads his fellow domesticated apes in a revolt for freedom.
Rated PG. 87 minutes.
Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (1950-1955)
Cast: Frankie Thomas, Al Markim, Jan Merlin, Margaret Garland
Plot: Space cadets traveled all over the galaxy experiencing many adventures. Astro, Roger and Tom were also students with problems and differences.
B & W
Contact (1997)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, John Hurt
Plot: Unexpected radio contact from space aliens throws the Earth's intellectuals, scientists and theologians into turmoil.
Rated PG. 153 minutes
The Cosmic Man (1972).
Director: Herbert Greene.
Cast: John Carradine, Bruce Bennett, Angela Greene.
Plot: An invisible alien comes to Earth in a giant levitating ping-pong ball.
B & W. 72 minutes.
Creature (1985).
Director: William Malone.
Cast: Stan Ivar, Wendy Schaal, Klaus Kinski, Marie Laurin, Lyman Ward.
Plot: Human-devouring life is reawakened on one of Jupiter's moons.
Rated R. 97 minutes.
The Creeping Terror (1964).
Director: Art J. Nelson.
Cast: Vic Savage, Shannon O'Neill.
Plot: Lake Tahoe is terrorized by a pair of space monsters, played by extras dressed in old carpets.
B & W. 75 minutes.


Daleks--Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966).
Director: Gordon Flemyng.
Cast: Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, Andrew Keir, Ray Brooks.
Plot: Sequel to Dr. Who and the Daleks. This time, the Daleks are attempting to take over Earth.
84 minutes.
Dark City (1998).
Director: Alex Proyas
Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Rufus Sewell, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt
Plot: An alien civilization controls humans to see how they survive. The adventure begins when one man escapes from their power.
Rated R. 101 minutes
The Dark Side of the Moon (1989).
Director: D.J. Webster.
Cast: Will Bledsoe, Alan Blumenfeld, John Diehl, Robert Sampson.
Plot: A lunar mission crew discovers a link between the dark side of the moon and the Bermuda Triangle.
Rated R. 96 minutes.
Dark Star (1974).
Director: John Carpenter.
Cast: Brian Narelle (Doolittle), Dan O’Bannon (Pinback), Andreijah Pahich (Talby), Cal Kuniholm (Boiler), Cookie Knapp (Voice of Computer) 
Plot: Four astronauts who have been in space too long seek and destroy unstable planets. The spaceship Dark Star, with its cargo of talking, intelligent bombs, is on a twenty-year mission to destroy unstable planets that might threaten future galactic colonization. Both the crew and ship are slowly falling apart - the captain has been electrocuted and is kept half-alive in suspended animation; Dolittle the acting captain is lost in dreams of surfing; crewman Pinback is convinced he is an impostor; Boiler is obsessed with weapons; and Talby spends all his time watching the stars. They have found only one alien lifeform during the entire mission - a mischievous beachball-like creature, which causes chaos as it gets loose in the ship. On their final run one of the talking bombs becomes stuck inside the cargo bay. In its eagerness to head off on its mission, it refuses to stop its countdown and must be reasoned with to persuade it to not blow up the ship.
Rated PG. 83 minutes.
The Day Mars Invaded Earth. (1962)
Director: Maury Dexter.
Cast: Kent Taylor (Dr David Fielding), Marie Windsor (Claire Fielding), William Mims (Dr Webb), Betty Beall (Judy Fielding), Gregory Shank (Rocky Fielding), Lowell Brown (Frank Hazard)
Plot: Dr David Fielding heads a successful attempt to land a robot probe on Mars, even though the probe only lasts a matter of minutes before it is destroyed. He then retreats from media attention to spend time with his wife and two children at a large family mansion in Los Angeles that they have been asked to tend. But while they are there each of them are haunted by mysterious doppelgangers.
Rated B. ? minutes.
The Day of the Triffids (1963).
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Director: Steve Sekely.
Cast: Howard Keel, Nicole Maurey, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore, Mervyn Johns.
Plot: Alien plants arrive on Earth during a meteor shower that blinds most of the earthlings. Then the plants grow, and begin walking and eating people.
95 minutes.
The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1962).
Director: Val Guest.
Cast: Edward Judd, Janet Munro, Leo McKern.
Plot: Following simultaneous nuclear explosions at both poles, the Earth is sent on a collision course with the sun.
B & W. 99 minutes.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951).
Director: Robert Wise.
Cast: Michael Rennie (Klaatu), Patricia Neal (Helen Benson), Hugh Marlowe (Tom Stevens), Sam Jaffe (Dr Jacob Barnhardt), Billy Gray (Bobby Benson), Lock Martin (Gort)
B & W. 92 minutes.
Plot: A flying saucer circles the world, eventually landing in Washington D.C. where a man and seven foot tall robot emerge. The man, Klaatu, produces a gift for the President, but a trigger-happy soldier thinks it is a weapon and shoots him down. In retaliation, the robot melts all the tanks and weaponry with a ray from its visor. Klaatu is taken to hospital where he affects a remarkable recovery and announces that he wishes a meeting with all world leaders. But the leaders are too scared to agree to this. So Klaatu sneaks out, signing into a boarding house under an assumed name. He contacts scientists to organize a meeting and arranges a demonstration by stopping all power on Earth for half-an-hour so that he can announce to the world that if humanity does the nuclear arms race, his people will destroy the world.
The Deadly Ray from Mars (1938)
Director: Ford I. Beebe, Robert Hill
Cast: Larry Crabbe, Don Kerr, Charles Middleton, Bea Roberts, Jean Rogers, Frank Shannon
Plot: Flash Gordon travels to Mars to find out why a mysterious force is taking the nitrogen from Earth's atmosphere.
Not Rated 99 minutes.
Deep Impact (1998).
Director: Mimi Leder
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Tea Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave
Plot: America is prepared to go underground if the mission to destroy the comet headed for Earth fails.
Rated PG-13. 125 minutes.
Deep Star Six (1989).
Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Cast: Taurean Blacque, Nancy Everhard, Greg Evigan, Miguel Ferrer, Nia Peeples, Matt McCoy, Cindy Pickett, Thom Bray, Elya Baskin, Ronn Carroll, Marius Weyers
Plot: A team of engineers on an undersea missile platform disturb the slumber of a huge, killer crustacean, which soon develops a taste for human-flavored snacks.
Rated R. 97 minutes.
Destination Moon (1950).
Director: Irving Pichel.
Cast: Warner Anderson, John Archer, Tom Powers, Dick Wesson.
Plot: A speculative story about the first American spaceship to land on the moon, complete with the classic pointed spaceship and bubble helmets on the travelers.
Rated PG-13. 99 minutes.
Disney's Ducktales: Space Invaders (1990).
Director: Disney Animation.
Cast: Scrooge McDuck and his nephews.
Plot: Space adventures with the Ducktale gang.
Rated PG. 44 minutes.
Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965).
Director: Gordon Flemyng.
Cast: Peter Cushing, Roy Castle, Jennie Linden, Barrie Ingham.
Plot: An eccentric old scientist takes his friends on a trip through space and time. They end up on a planet over-run with war-mongering mutants (the Daleks) and must help the the planet's peaceful inhabitants fight them.
Rated G. 83 minutes.
Dr. Who: Revenge of the Cybermen (1986).
Director: Michael E. Briant.
Cast: Tom Baker, Elizabeth Sladen.
Plot: The evil Cybermen attempt to destroy the planet Voga, which is made of solid gold, because gold is the only item that can kill them.
92 minutes.
Dog Star Man (1964).
Director: Stan Brakhage.
Plot: An abstract silent film about the creation of the universe.
Silent film. 78 minutes.


E.T.--The Extra-terrestrial (1982).
Director: Steven Spielberg.
Cast: Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore.
Plot: Spielberg's fairy tale about a young boy who meets a lovable alien from outer space.
Rated PG. 115 minutes.
Earth Girls Are Easy (1989)
Director: Julien Temple.
Cast: Geena Davis (Valerie Dale), Jeff Goldblum (Mac), Damon Wayans (Zeebo), Jim Carrey (Wiploc), Charles Rocket (Ted Gallagher), Julie Brown (Candy Pink), Michael McKean (Buddy) 
Plot: San Fernando Valley manicurist Valerie Dale is feeling down because her live-in boyfriend Ted doesn’t seem to want sex anymore. She throws him out after finding him with a nurse. Her melancholy is interrupted by three horny aliens from the planet Jhazzala who crash their spaceship in her swimming pool. She is at first overwhelmed by their bizarre imitative abilities. But with a depilatory makeover the aliens are able to pass for human where their mimicry and zany innocence make them the hit of the Valley party scene. And then Valerie finds herself starting to fall for the group’s leader Mac.
Rated. ? minutes.
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956).
Director: Fred F. Sears.
Cast: Hugh Marlowe (Dr Russell Marvin), Joan Taylor (Carol Marvin), Donald Curtis (Major Hughlin), Morris Ankrum (General John Handley)
Plot: Scientist Russell Marvin and his newlywed wife Joan are driving through a military test area when they are buzzed by a flying saucer. The next day saucers appear during a rocket launch and destroy the rocket and entire launch complex. All weaponry is brought to bear against the saucers but makes no dent in their forcefields. As the power inside the decimated control center fades, the speed Marvin is playing his tape recorder back at slows and he finds a message left by the saucer, asking him to contact the aliens on a certain radio frequency. Against military orders, he contacts them and is taken aboard their saucer. There the aliens tell him that their own world has been depleted of resources and they now want the Earth. They give humanity 72 days to surrender. Returning, Marvin labours to build a ray projector that will negate the magnetic fields that protect the saucers and allow them to be destroyed with ultrasonic sound.
Rated B . 83 minutes.
The Empire Strikes Back (1980).
Director: Irvin Kershner.
Cast: Billy Dee Williams, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Dave Prowse, James Earl Jones (voice).
Plot: Sequel to Star Wars. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and the gang must again join forces against the Empire, led by Darth Vader.
Rated PG. 124 minutes.
Enemy from Space (1957).
Director: Val Guest.
Cast:Cast: Brian Donlevy, John Longden, Sydney James , Bryan Forbes , William Franklyn , Vera Day, Brian Donlevy, William Franklyn.
Plot: Aliens arrive in a small town in England and take over human bodies, using them to construct "pressure domes" in which to house their soon-to-arrive new embryos, until Dr Quatermass finds a way to put a stop to it. A scientist discovers that aliens are slowly taking over the governments of Earth, starting with Britain.
B & W. 85 minutes.
Enemy Mine (1985).
Director: Wolfgang Petersen.
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Lou Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus, Lance Kerwin.
Plot: Futuristic epic in which two foes, a human and a reptilian alien, are stranded on a hostile planet and forced to rely on each other for survival.
Rated PG-13. 108 minutes.
Endangered Species (1982)
Director: Alan Rudolph.
Cast:Robert Urich (Ruben Castle), JoBeth Williams (Harriett Purdue), Marin Kanter (MacKenzie Castle), Paul Dooley (Joe Hiatt), Hoyt Axton (Ben Morgan), Peter Coyote (Steele), Dan Hedaya (Peck)
Plot: Police detective Ruben Castle determines to quit drinking and moves to a small town of Buffalo in Colorado with his teenage daughter. In Buffalo, Harriet Purdue becomes the town's new sheriff. But then she must deal with a plague of cattle mutilations in which the animals' organs have all been removed. This is causing the locals to panic amid wild rumours of UFOs and Satanists at work. She and Ruben team up to investigate in an initially testy relationship that eventually turns to romance. The trail leads to a disused NORAD base where they discover covert nerve gas experiments are being conducted. But as they begin to uncover what is happening, the government agency conducting the tests determines to eliminate all those in the know.
Rated . ? minutes.
Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971).
Director: Don Taylor.
Cast: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Eric Braeden, Bradford Dillman, William Windom, Ricardo Montalban.
Plot: The apes flee nuclear destruction in their own world and time, and arrive on Earth. But humanity decides to destroy them before they can breed.
Rated PG. 98 minutes.
Explorers (1985).
Director: Joe Dante.
Cast: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Jason Presson, Dick Miller, Robert Picardo.
Plot: Three kids who share the same dream soon find themselves on an adventurous journey through outer space.
Rated PG. 109 minutes.
Eyes Behind the Stars (1972).
Director: Roy Garrett.
Cast: Robert Hoffman, Nathalie Delon, Martin Balsam.
Plot: A reporter and a UFO specialist investigate reports that aliens have landed on Earth.
Unrated. 95 minutes.


Fantastic Planet (1973).
Director: Rene Laloux.
Cast: Animated.
Plot: A French-Czechoslovakian production concerning the class struggles and eventual war between two races on an alien planet.
Rated PG. 71 minutes.
Fire in the Sky (1993).
Director: Robert Lieberman.
Cast: D.B. Sweeney (Travis Walton), Robert Patrick (Mike Rogers), James Garner (Lieutenant Frank Waters), Craig Sheffer (Alan Dallis), Peter Berg (David Whitlock), Henry Thomas (Gregory Hayes), Bradley Gregg (Bobby Coghill), Noble Willingham (Sheriff Blake Davis), Kathleen Wilhoite (Kate Rogers).
Plot: Dramatization of the alleged abduction of Travis Walton in 1975. In 1975 in the small town of Snowflake, Arizona, five logging workers return from a job with an incredible story of how they came across what at first looked like a forest fire but instead proved to be a UFO. A sixth worker, Travis Walton, was attacked by a beam of light and they fled, leaving him presumed dead. A sceptical state investigator thinks this a coverup for a murder and the five find themselves the target of gossip and mistrust in the town. But then Travis reappears, in a state of almost catatonic fear with an unbelievable story about how he was abducted and experimented on by aliens.
Rated PG-13. 110 minutes.
The First Man Into Space (1958).
Director: Robert Day.
Cast: Marshall Thompson (Commander Chuck Prescott), Bill Edwards (Lieutenant Dan Prescott), Marla Landi (Tia Francesca), Carl Jaffe (Dr Paul Van Essen), Robert Ayres (Captain Ben Richards).
Plot: A test pilot is mutated by cosmic rays into a blood-thirsty monster.Hotshot Navy test pilot Dan Prescott takes the new Y-13 plane up on its maiden test flight. But once he reaches the upper atmosphere, he disobeys orders and takes the plane up further, determined to be the first person into space, but instead crashes back down to Earth. He is unable to be found at the crash site. Soon after there are soon reports of people and cattle being attacked by someone who feasts on their blood. Dan's brother Chuck leads the search for him and discovers that Dan's blood has been raised to a rarefied level by his trip into space, forcing him to have to feed upon ordinary blood in order to stay alive. 
Not rated. B & W. 78 minutes.
First Men in the Moon (1964).
Director: Nathan Juran.
Cast: Edward Judd, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries, Peter Finch.
Plot: Adaptation of an H.G. Wells novel. Creatures menace turn-of-the-century lunar explorers who arrive in a Victorian spaceship.A UN expedition makes the first manned Moon landing in 1964. But they realize that they are not the first there when they discover a British flag and a summons for a Katherine Calender dated 1899 on the surface. The late Katherine Calender’s husband Arnold Bedford is tracked down in a geriatric home. He tells how his neighbour, scientist Arnold Cavor, discovered a metal capable of shielding the effects of gravity. Coating a sphere with the metal and using shutters to control direction, Cavor, Bedford and Katherine were able to escape Earth’s gravity field and travel to the Moon. On the Moon they encountered and became the prisoners of a race of three-foot tall Selenites.
103 minutes.
First Spaceship on Venus (1959).
Director: Kurt Maetzig.
Cast: Oldrich Lukas (Professor Harringway), Yoko Tani (Dr Sumiko Ogimura), Tang Hua-Ta (Dr Tchen Yu), Gunther Simon (Robert Brinkman), Michail N. Postnikow (Professor Durand), Kurt Rachelmann (Dr Sikarna), Ignacy Machowski (Professor Orloff), Julius Ogewe (Talua) 
Plot: German science fiction adventure with an international crew of astronauts landing on Venus. Scientists uncover a magnetic spool at the site of the Tunga explosion in Siberia. This is believed to have come from an exploding alien spacecraft. As all effort is made to decode the spool, it is discovered to have originated from Venus. The planned Mars rocket Cosmostrater 1 is hastily redirected towards Venus, along with a crew of top scientists. But once on Venus the Cosmostrater crew discover a world that has been devastated by atomic war and realize that the Venusians were planning to invade the Earth.
78 minutes.
The Fifth Element (1997)
Director: Luc Besson
Cast: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Ian Holm, Chris Tucker, Luke Perry, tiny Lister Jr.
Plot: Earth, air, fire, water together create the most important element; life. A hero must save the world from evil with the help of the fifth element-- a supreme alien being.
Rated PG-13. 117 minutes.
Flash Gordon - remake- (1980)
Director: Mike Hodges
Cast: Jones (Flash Gordon), Melody Anderson (Dale Arden), Topol (Dr Hans Zarkov), Max Von Sydow (Ming the Merciless), Ornella Muti (Princess Aura), Timothy Dalton (Prince Barin), Brian Blessed (King Vultan), Peter Wyngarde (Klytus), Mariangela Melato (Kara) 
Plot: Ming, Emperor of the planet Mongo, decides to toy with the Earth, and wields a ray that causes the weather to run havoc. A plane carrying New York Jets quarterback Flash Gordon and travel agent Dale Arden is caught in a storm and crashes into the laboratory home of ex-NASA scientist Dr Zarkov. Zarkov forces them at gunpoint into his home-made rocketship and they take off to Mongo. On Mongo they are captured by Ming who decides to marry Dale, execute Flash and drain Zarkov’s brain. But Flash is saved by Ming’s seductive daughter Princess Aura and valiantly travels through the kingdoms of Mongo to unite the people of the Tree Kingdom and their enemies the Hawkmen to stop Ming.
Not Rated 97 minutes.
Flash Gordon's Space Soldiers (1936)
Director: Frederick Stephani
Cast: Larry "Buster" Crabbe, Priscilla Lawson, John Lipson, Charles Middleton, Jean Rogers, Frank Shannon
Plot: Flash Gordon deals with space goons in space and beyond.
Not Rated 97 minutes.
Flash Gordon Trip to Mars (1938)
Director: Ford Beebe & Robert Hill.
Cast: Larry ‘Buster’ Crabbe (Flash Gordon), Frank Shannon (Dr Zarkov), Jean Rogers (Dale Arden), Charles Middleton (Emperor Ming), Donald Kerr (Happy Hapgood), Beatrice Roberts (Queen Azura) 
Plot: Earth is being affected by nitron rays, which cause havoc with the weather. Dr Zarkov determines that the source of the rays is Mongo and he, Flash Gordon, Dale Arden (along with stowaway reporter Happy Hapgood) set forth aboard Zarkov's rocketship. But they find that the rays are coming from Mars, not Mongo and change course. There they discover their old enemy Ming the Merciless who is collaborating with the Martian witch queen Azura. Joining with Prince Barin and the Clay People, they set out to stop Ming and Azura.
Rated PG. 90 minutes.
Flight of the Navigator (1986).
Director: Randal Kleiser.
Cast: Joey Kramer, Veronica Cartwright, Cliff De Young, Sarah Jessica Parker, Howard Hesseman, Matt Adler.
Plot: A youngster who can communicate with machines helps a UFO find its way home.
Rated PG. 90 minutes.
Flight to Mars (1951).
Director: Lesley Selander.
Cast: Cameron Mitchell, Arthur Franz, Marguerite Chapman, Morris Ankrum, John Litel, Virginia Huston.
Plot: Scientists and newsmen crash on Mars and discover a race of humans living beneath the planet's surface.
72 minutes.
The Flying Saucer (1950).
Director: Mikel Conrad.
Cast: Mikel Conrad, Denver Pyle, Russell Hicks.
Plot: An American agent is sent to Alaska to investigate a report of a UFO.
B & W. 69 minutes.
Forbidden Planet (1956).
Director: Fred M. Wilcox.
Cast: Leslie Nielsen (Commander Adams), Walter Pidgeon (Dr Edward Morbius), Anne Francis (Altaira Morbius), Warren Stevens (Lieutenant ‘Doc’ Ostrow), Jack Kelly (Lieutentant Farman), Earl Holliman (Cook), Richard Anderson (Chief Quinn), Marvin Miller (Voice of Robbie) 
Plot: Earth interplanetary cruiser C57D goes to the planet Altair IV to check on a research team. They are warned from orbit to leave, but instead choose to land. They meet the Earth archaeologist Dr Edward Morbius and his beautiful daughter Altaira, the only survivors of the expedition. Morbius shows them the marvels of the Krell, the race that once inhabited the planet - colossal energy wells stretching to the planet’s core and a mind-boosting device that has enabled him to understand their devices and build an all-purpose robot Robbie as his servant. Altaira, who has never met another man, proves temptation too hard to resist for the crewmen who try to educate her what a kiss is. But then at night an invisible energy field enters the ship, destroying equipment and killing men. The crewmen realize it is a monster from the Krell’s ids - that the Krell tried to suppress their base desires but that instead the suppressed emotions used their devices to take energy form and killed them off. And now Morbius's subconscious, angry at the attentions of the Earthmen on his daughter, has created his own id monster to destroy them.
98 minutes.
From the Earth to the Moon (1958).
Director: Byron Haskin.
Cast: Joseph Cotten, George Sanders, Debra Paget, Don Dubbins.
Plot: Based on Jules Verne's story of a turn-of-the-century trip to the moon that is sabotaged.
100 minutes.


Galaxina (1980).
Director: William Sachs.
Cast: Avery Schreiber, Dorothy Stratten, Stephen Macht.
Plot: Low-budget space spoof.
Rated R. 95 minutes.
Galaxy of Terror (1981).
Director: B. D. Clark.
Cast: Erin Moran, Edward Albert, Ray Walston.
Plot: The crew of a spaceship sent to rescue a crash survivor must face one horror after another on a desolate planet.
Rated R. 82 minutes.
Galaxy Quest (1999).
Director: Dean Parisot.
Cast: Tim Allen (Jason Nesmith/Commander Peter Quincy Taggart), Alan Rickman (Alexander Dane/Dr Lazarus), Sigourney Weaver (Gwen DeMarco/Lieutenant Tawny Madison), Daryl Mitchell (Tommy Webber/Lieutenant Laredo), Sam Rockwell (Guy Fleegman), Tony Shalhoub (Fred Kwan/Sergeant Chen), Enrico Colantoni (Mathasar), Missi Pyle (Laliari), Justin Long (Brandon), Robin Sachs (Sarris), Patrick Breen (Quellek) 
Plot: The sf tv series ‘GalaxyQuest', about the intergalactic adventures of the USEA Protector, was cancelled in 1982 but its cast, otherwise a bunch of has-beens, make their living at conventions from a loyal and devoted fan following, even though they hate the parts they have been typecast in and the lines they are forever forced to keep repeating. But then Jason Nesmith, who plays the Protector's commander Peter Quincy Taggart, is contacted by aliens from the planet Thermia. The Thermians believe that the exploits of the ‘GalaxyQuest' crew are documentaries and see the Protector crew as their last hope in delivering their people from the warlord Sarris. Now the actors find themselves transported aboard an exact replica of the Protector where they are suddenly forced to fight an intergalactic war for real.  
Rated PG.100 minutes.
The Gifted (1993).
Director: Audrey King Lewis.
Cast: Dick Anthony Williams, Bianca Ferguson, Johnny Sekka, Gene Jackson, J.A. Preston, Julie Hampton, Julius Harris, Marguerite Ray, Edmund Cambridge, Davis Roberts, Aaron Lewis.
Plot: A southern family with supernatural powers that they inherited from their West African ancestors is joined by the only surviving member of the tribe as they fight a desperate alien force.
Not rated. 101 minutes.
The Green Slime (1969).
Director: Kinji Fukasaku.
Cast: Robert Horton, Richard Jaeckel, Luciana Paluzzi.
Plot: A bit of alien green slime makes its way onto a space station and multiplies itself into slimy monsters.
Unrated. 88 minutes.
The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972).
Director: Lamont Johnson.
Cast: George Peppard, Michael Sarrazin, Christine Belford.
Plot: A government agent is sent to uncover the security leak that led to the destruction of a secret space laboratory, and a man with amnesia is his only lead.
Rated PG. 103 minutes.


Hangar 18 (1980).
Director: James L. Conway.
Cast: Darren McGavin, Robert Vaughn, Gary Collins, Joseph Campanella, James Hampton.
Plot: An alien spaceship is accidentally disabled by a U.S. satellite.
Rated PG. 93 minutes.
The Hidden (1987).
Director: Jack Sholder.
Cast: Michael Nouri, Kyle MacLachlan, Ed O'Ross, Clu Gulager, Claudia Christian, Clarence Felder.
Plot: A police detective and an FBI agent pursue what may be an alien intruder when a bizarre series of crimes occur in Los Angeles.
Rated R. 97 minutes.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1985).
Director: Alan Bell.
Cast: Peter Jones, Simon Jones, David Dixon, Joe Melia, Martin Benson.
Plot: The television version of Douglas Adams' humorous BBC radio series. Follows the adventures of Arthur Dent, an ordinary citizen who narrowly escapes the Earth's destruction by aliens who are annoyed that the planet is blocking the intergalactic highway they want to build.
194 minutes.
Horror of the Blood Monsters (1970).
Director: Al Adamson.
Cast: John Carradine, Robert Dix, Vicki Volante.
Plot: Astronauts land on a planet and find it inhabited by monsters.
Rated R. 85 minutes.
Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star (1986).
Director: Peter Hunt.
Cast: Ricky Paul Goldin, Sydney Penny, Keenan Wynn, Gail Strickland, Peter Jason.
Plot: Youngsters from another planet come to Wyoming to see if Earth is really like the TV commercials they've been monitoring, and a teenager shows them around.
Rated PG. 95 minutes.


I Come in Peace (1990).
Director: Craig R. Baxley.
Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley, Matthias Hues, Jesse Vint.
Plot: An alien comes to take over the Earth, to use human beings as convenient drug factories for his kind, and a cop must stop him.
Rated R. 92 minutes.
I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958).
Director: Gene Fowler Jr.
Cast: Tom Tryon (Bill Farrell), Gloria Talbott (Marge Farrell), John Eldredge (Chief Collins), Alan Dexter (Sam Benson), Peter Baldwin (Officer Swenson), Valerie Allen (Francine), Ken Lynch (Dr Wayne), Max Rosenbloom (Grady), Jean Carson (Helen Benson), Robert Ivers (Harry)
B & W. 78 minutes.
Plot: On the eve of his wedding Bill Farrell is abducted and possessed by a glowing alien. Soon after they marry, his wife Marge begins to suspect that something has changed about Bill. One night she follows him and sees the alien emerge and enter a saucer in the woods. But when she tries to alert authorities she realizes that the aliens have taken over most of the menfolk in the town. They are the survivors from a dying planet whose women have all been rendered sterile by a collapsing sun and have come to Earth to marry human women in the hope of reviving their race.
I Was a Zombie for the FBI (1982).
Director: Marius Penczner.
Cast: James Raspberry, Larry Raspberry.
B & W. 105 minutes.
Plot: Satire about alien invaders seeking a top-secret cola formula who pollute the world's soft drink industry in the process.
Ice Pirates (1984).
Director: Stewart Raffill.
Cast: Robert Urich, Mary Crosby, John Matuszak, Anjelica Huston, John Carradine.
Rated PG. 91 minutes.
Plot: Set in outer space in the far future, when the universe has run out of water.
The Incredible Melting Man (1978).
Director: William Sachs.
Cast: Alex Rebar, Burr DeBenning, Myron Healey, Ann Sweeney.
Rated R. 86 minutes.
Plot: During a dangerous space mission, an astronaut contracts an illness that causes his flesh to melt upon his return to Earth.
Independence Day (1996).
Director: Roland Emmerich.
Cast: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein, Harry Connick Jr., Vivica A. Fox, James Duval, Brent Spiner.
Rated R.
Plot: Strange phenomena surface around the globe. The skies ignite. Terror races through the world's major cities. As these extraordinary events unfold, it becomes increasingly clear that a force of incredible magnitude has arrived; its mission: total annihilation over the Fourth of July weekend. The last hope to stop the destruction is an unlikely group of people united by fate and unimaginable circumstances.
Infra-Man (1976).
Director: Hua-Shan.
Rated PG. 89 minutes.
Plot: An astronaut is transformed by radiation into a bionic superhero who protects the world from monsters sent from inner Earth.
Intruders (1992).
Director: Dan Curtis.
Cast: Richard Crenna, Mare Winningham, Susan Blakely, Daphne Ashbrook.
Made for TV. 163 minutes.
Plot: Two sisters undergo hyponotic regression and convince a psychiatrist that they have been repeatedly abducted by aliens, since childhood.
Invader (1991).
Director: Philip J. Cook.
Cast: Hans Bachman, A. Thomas Smith, Rich Foucheux, John Cooke, Robert Diedermann, Allison Sheehy, Ralph Bluemke.
Rated R. 95 minutes.
Plot: A reporter sent to cover a strange massacre of soldiers realizes that the soldiers have been taken over by aliens. In order to turn in the news story, he must fight for survival.
The Invaders (1995).
Director: Paul Shapiro.
Cast: Scott Bakula, Elizabeth Pena, Richard Thomas, Delane Matthews, Richard Belzer, Roy Thinnes.
Not rated. 180 minutes.
Plot: A pilot discovers a plan to destroy the Earth's ecology so that humanoid aliens can colonize it. He and a beautiful scientist race to convince the government of the global threat.
Invaders From Mars (1953).
Director: William Cameron Menzies.
Cast: immy Hunt (David MacLean), Helena Carter (Dr Patricia Blake), Arthur Franz (Dr Stuart Kelston), Morris Ankrum (Colonel Fielding), Leif Erickson (George MacLean), Hilary Brooke (Mary MacLean)
78 minutes.
Plot: A boy sees a flying saucer land in a nearby field, but no one will believe him. Young David MacLean sees strange lights going down beyond the hill outside the house. His father goes to investigate but returns cold and strangely changed. He takes David’s mother over the hill and she too returns similarly changed, along with many others in the town throughout the rest of the day. David notes that all of them return with marks at the back of his neck. He tries to tell the police but they have been changed too and he is locked up. Finally a health inspector and an astronomer believe his story and call in the army to take on the Martian invaders who have burrowed beneath the hill.
Invaders from Mars (1986).
Director: Tobe Hooper.
Cast: Karen Black, Hunter Carson, Timothy Bottoms, Laraine Newman, James Karen, Louise Fletcher, Bud Cort.
Rated PG-13. 94 minutes.
Plot: A remake of the 1953 film, where a boy battles Martians who have taken over his parents and threaten to destroy the world.
Invasion of the Animal People (1962).
Director: Virgil Vogel, Jerry Warren.
Cast: Robert Burton, Barbara Wilson, John Carradine (narrator).
B & W. 73 minutes.
Plot: Extraterrestrial visitors assume the form of animals.
Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973).
Director: Denis Sanders.
Cast: Victoria Vetri, William Smith, Cliff Osmond, Anitra Ford.
Rated PG. 85 minutes.
Plot: Strange female invaders affect the male population of a small California town. Wacky spoof -- not for kids.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956).
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Director: Don Siegel.
Cast: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Carolyn Jones, King Donovan.
B & W. 80 minutes.
Plot: Disturbingly frightening film about humans being taken over by cold, emotionless pods from outer space. Miles Bennell, a GP in the small Californian town of Santa Mira, returns from an out-of-town meeting to find himself inundated with calls from local people insisting that members of their family are not the same people anymore or have changed in some way. Believing it some type of mass hallucination, he refers them to a psychiatrist. He meets his old girlfriend Becky Driscoll and starts up with her again. They are interrupted at dinner by mystery writer Jack Belicec who takes them to see a body found on his pool table, one mysteriously lacking any type of distinguishing marks, even fingerprints. As Jack sleeps, his wife sees the body form into a likeness of Jack, even down to a recent cut on his hand. Miles finds a similar body forming in Becky’s basement. But when they try to show the bodies to the police they have vanished and they think, in the rationale of daylight, that they have succumbed to the mass delusion too. But as night falls again they find pods in Miles’s glasshouse. When they try to run they find everywhere the whole town has turned into hostile, emotionless pod people trying to stop them.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978).
Director: Phil Kaufman.
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright.
Rated PG. 115 minutes.
Plot: Semi-sequel to the 1956 film. This one is set in San Francisco, where the "seeds" from outer space are duplicating and destroying the Bay Area residents at an alarming rate.
Invasion Earth-The Aliens are Here (1987).
Director: George Maitland.
Cast: Janis Fabian, Christian Lee, Mel Welles.
Not rated. 84 minutes.
Plot: While two ten-year-old boys sit through a monster movie marathon, preparations are being made to destroy the Earth. When an alien projectionist takes over the audience, the boys must rid the town of the real monsters.
Invasion of the Neptune Men (1963).
Cast: Sonny Chiba.
Not rated. B & W. 82 minutes.
Plot: A superhero streaks through outer space conquering invaders from other planets.
Invasion of the Saucermen (1957).
Director: Edward L. Cahn.
Cast: Gloria Castillo, Frank Gorshin, Raymond Hatton.
Not rated. B & W.
Plot: A teenaged couple sees a flying saucer land in a nearby field, but no one believes them.
Invasion UFO (1980).
Director: Gerry Anderson, David Lane, David Tomblin.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington.
97 minutes.
Plot: Based on the short-lived television series about an alien invasion.
It Came From Outer Space (1953).
Director: Jack Arnold.
Cast: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake.
B & W. 81 minutes.
Plot: Ray Bradbury story about aliens crash-landing and taking over human bodies so that they can repair their ship unnoticed.Astronomer John Putnam sees a meteor come down in the desert not far from his home. He rushes there, finding a giant geodesic structure and an amoeboid cyclopean creature, just before the creature brings a rockfall down burying the ship. He tries to convince authorities what he saw but nobody believes him. Later Putnam and then two telephone linemen see the alien flying across the highway. Putnam later comes across the linemen, one cold and emotionless and the other standing by an apparently dead double of himself. He realizes that the aliens have duplicated them, along with many others in the town. The aliens kidnap Putnam’s girlfriend, telling him she will come to no harm if he does not interfere and they are allowed the 24 hours they need to repair their ship and return home.
It Conquered the World (1956).
Director: Roger Corman.
Cast: Peter Graves (Dr Paul Nelson), Lee Van Cleef (Dr Tom Anderson), Beverly Garland (Claire Anderson), Sally Fraser (Joan Nelson), Russ Bender (Brigadier-General James Pattick) 
B & W. 70 minutes.
Plot: B-movie about aliens who follow a failed satellite back to Earth. A scientist helps them hide in a cavern, but discovers their intentions are evil. An alien force is sabotaging satellite launches. One such failed launch returns to Earth containing an alien creature. With the aid of an idealistically misguided physicist, it stops power transmission everywhere and sends forth bat-creatures to enslave the minds of authorities.
It! The Terror From Beyond Space (1958).
Director: Edward L. Cahn.
Cast: Marshall Thompson, Ann Doran.
B & W. 69 minutes.
Plot: A spaceship returning from Mars in 1973 carries an alien hitchhiker that kills the crew, one by one. Supposedly the inspiration for Alien.


Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959).
Director: Henry Levin.
Cast: Pat Boone, James Mason, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker.
Rated G. 130 minutes.
Plot: Based on a Jules Verne story about a team of scientists who travel to the Earth's core and discover the lost city of Atlantis.
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969).
Director: Robert Parrish.
Cast: Roy Thinnes, Lynn Loring, Herbert Lom, Patrick Wymark, Ian Hendry.
99 minutes.
Plot: Scientists in the future discover a "duplicate" Earth on the other side of the sun and set out to explore it.
Jungle Hell (1955).
Cast: Sabu.
B & W. Not rated.
Plot: Aliens in a flying saucer terrorize a tribe of natives in the jungle.


Killers From Space (1954).
Director: W. Lee Wilder.
Cast: Peter Graves, James Seay.
B & W. 68 minutes.
Plot: Aliens with ping-pong balls for eyes raise a human scientist from the dead to have him spy on Earth for them.
The Killings at Outpost Zeta (1980).
Not rated. 92 minutes.
Plot: A team of scientists investigating the disappearance of several space missions finds alien volcanic rock monsters roaming the planet called Outpost Zeta.
Kronos (1957).
Director: Kurt Neumann.
Cast: Jeff Morrow, Barbara Lawrence.
B & W. 78 minutes.
Plot: A power-depleted alien civilization sends a robot to Earth to test the Earth's potential for supplying energy to them. As the robot absorbs energy, it grows, and scientists must find a way to stop it.


Laboratory (1980).
Cast: Corinne Michaels.
Not rated. 93 minutes.
Plot: The human race is threatened by alien scientists who have placed five of their test subjects on Earth.
Laserblast (1978).
Director: Michael Raye.
Cast: Kim Milford, Cheryl Smith, Roddy McDowall, Keenan Wynn.
Rated PG. 90 minutes.
Plot: A young man accidentally discovers an alien ray-gun left on Earth and wreaks havoc.
The Last Starfighter (1984).
Director: Nick Castle.
Cast: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy, Catherine Mary Stewart, Barbara Bosson.
Rated PG. 100 minutes.
Plot: An 18-year-old boy with a talent for video games is recruited by an alien to do battle in space.
Lifeforce (1985).
Director: Tobe Hooper.
Cast: Steve Railsback, Peter Firth, Mathilda May, Frank Finlay, Michael Gothard.
Rated R. 96 minutes.
Plot: Ancient vampires from outer space return to Earth via Halley's Comet and prey on the citizens of London.
Lifepod (1978).
Cast: Joe Penny.
Not rated. 94 minutes.
Plot: After a computer takes over a spaceship, the passengers seek refuge in a lifepod (a space-age life boat) as they plot to regain control of the ship.
Lifepod (1993).
Director: Ron Silver.
Cast: Robert Loggia, Stan Shaw, Ron Silver.
Not rated. 120 minutes.
Plot: After disaster strikes on a luxury space-liner on its way home to Earth, hundreds of its passengers board lifepods. Unfortunately, a murderer is among them.
Lost in Space (TV Series) (1965-1968).
Director: Leo Penn, Alexander Singer, Tony Leader.
Cast: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Jonathan Harris, Marta Kristen, Angela Cartwright, Billy Mumy.
60 minutes.
Plot: Television series about a family exloring space.
Lost in Space (1998)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
Cast: William Hurt, Mimi Rogers, Heather Graham, Lacey Chabert, Jack Johnson
Plot: The United Global Space Force sends Professor John Robinson and family on a promotional space jaunt to herald the "offshore" future for the human race now saddled with eco problems on Earth.
Rated PG-13. 131 minutes.
The Lost Planet (1953).
Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet.
Cast: Judd Heldren, Vivian Mason.
B & W. Serial--15 chapters.
Plot: Human reporters battle an evil scientist and his allies from the planet Ergro.


Mac and Me (1988).
Director: Stewart Raffill.
Cast: Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Ward, Jade Calegory, Katrina Caspary.
Rated PG. 99 minutes.
Plot: An alien creature accidentally spotted by an American space probe and brought back to Earth is befriended by a handicapped boy, who eventually helps him return to his own planet.
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976).
Director: Nicolas Roeg.
Cast: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry.
Rated R. 140 minutes.
Plot: An alien comes to Earth in search of water for his planet and becomes a successful businessman.
Marooned (1969).
Director: John Sturges.
Cast: Gregory Peck, Richard Crenna, David Janssen, Gene Hackman, James Franciscus, Lee Grant.
Rated PG. 134 minutes.
Plot: Tale of three astronauts stranded in space and the attempts to return them safely to Earth.
Mars Attacks! (1996).
Director: Tim Burton.
Cast: Nearly 20 stars, including Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Danny DeVito, Pierce Brosnan, Martin Short, Michael J. Fox, Sarah Jessica Parker, Natalie Portman, Lukas Haas, Rod Steiger, and yes, Tom Jones as himself.
Rated PG-13. 100 minutes.
Plot: Martians come to Earth and gleefully terrorize its inhabitants.
Mars Needs Women (1966).
Director: Larry Buchanan.
Cast: Tommy Kirk.
Not rated . 80 minutes.
Plot: A Martian mission is sent to Earth to capture women for breeding, and if the Earth resists it will be destroyed.
The Martian Chronicles, Parts I-III (1979).
Director: Michael Anderson.
Cast: Rock Hudson, Darren McGavin, Gayle Hunnicutt, Bernadette Peters, Nicholas Hammond, Roddy McDowell.
314 minutes.
Plot: Mankind colonizes Mars, in an adaptation of Ray Bradbury's bestseller.
Masters of Venus (1962).
B & W. Not rated.
Plot: Spacemen land on Venus and discover it is already populated by the survivors of Atlantis.
Menace from Outer Space (1953).
Cast: Richard Crane, Sally Mansfield.
B & W. Not rated.
Plot: Space rangers rally their forces against a runaway comet.
Men in Black (1997)
Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Cast: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Fiorentino
Plot: Secret government 'employees' monitor the immigration and lives of all aliens that visit Earth.
Men into Space (1959)
Director: Franklin Adreon and Richard Carlson
Cast: William Lundigan, Joyce Taylor, Angie Dickinson
Plot: A television series based on the explorations of Colonel Ed McCauley. The show attempted to show the real qualities of space, instead of the typical characteristics of a science fiction film.
Director: Al Brady.
Cast: Sharon Baker, Chris Avran.
Not rated. 90 minutes.
Plot: A rebel civilization from a far-off galaxy organizes a mission to capture and exploit the planet Earth.
Metamorphosis -- the Alien Factor (1993).
Director: Glenn Takakjian.
Cast: Tara Leigh, Tony Gigante, Dianna Flaherty, Katherine Romaine, Marcus Powell.
Rated R. 98 minutes.
Plot: After a laboratory accident involving genetic research on organic samples from outer space, one of the scientists begins mutating.
Meteor (1979).
Director: Ronald Neame.
Cast: Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Henry Fonda.
Rated PG. 103 minutes.
Plot: A comet strikes an asteroid and sends a five-mile wide meteor on a collision course with Earth.
Midnight Movie Massacre (1988).
Director: Mark Stock.
Cast: Robert Clarke, Ann Robinson.
Not rated. 86 minutes.
Plot: A flying saucer lands behind a movie theater and the multi-tentacled monster it was carrying begins eating members of the audience one by one.
Missile to the Moon (1958).
Director: Richard Cunha.
Cast: Richard Travis, Cathy Downes, K.T. Stevens, Michael Whalen, Tommy Cook, Gary Clarke.
B & W. 78 minutes.
Plot: An expedition to the moon arrives and finds a sinister woman presiding over a race of moon-women.
Mission Galactica: The Cyclon Attack (1979).
Director: Vince Edwards.
Cast: Lorne Greene, Dirk Benedict.
108 minutes.
Plot: The commander of the Battlestar Galactica must take action when the Galactica is stranded without fuel and open to enemy attack.
Mission Mars (1968).
Director: Nicholas Webster.
Cast: Darren McGavin, Nick Adams.
95 minutes.
Plot: A trio of astronauts on their way to Mars battle mysterious forces, both seen and unseen.
Mission Stardust (1968).
Director: Primo Zeglio.
Cast: Essy Persson, Lang Jeffries, John Karlsen.
Rated G. 90 minutes.
Plot: Imaginative European adventure involving a man who travels to the moon and encounters a race of aliens led by a beautiful blonde who needs human blood.
Moon 44 (1990).
Director: Roland Emmerich.
Cast: Michael Pare, Lisa Eichhorn, Malcolm McDowell.
Rated R. 102 minutes.
Plot: In the year 2038, the Earth has run out of natural resources and has begun mining on other planets. A renegade company is attacking the interplanetary shuttles and must be stopped.
Moon Trap (1989).
Director: Robert Dyke.
Cast: Walter Koenig, Bruce Campbell.
Rated R. 92 minutes.
Plot: Two astronauts find a fourteen-thousand-year-old race of aliens on the moon.
Mosquito (1995).
Director: Gary Jones.
Cast: Gunnar Hansen, Ron Asheton, Steve Dixon.
Rated PG-13. 92 minutes.
Plot: Aliens change ordinary mosquitos into bloodthirsty mutants.
Muppets From Space (1999).
Director: Tim Hill.
Cast: Jeffery Tambor, Andie MacDowell.
Muppeteers:Dave Golez, Steve Whitmire, Bill Baretta, Frank Oz.
Rated G. 87 minutes.
Plot: Gonzo stars in a hilarious adventure to find what his true origin is. Supported by a wonderful cast of old muppet friends and some new faces, this whimsical comedy has appeal enough for both the young and the old at heart.
Murder By Moonlight (1989).
Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg.
Cast: Julian Sands, Brigitte Nielsen, Brian Cox, Gerald McRaney.
Rated PG-13. 100 minutes.
Plot: Detective thriller set on the moon in the year 2015 A.D. A KGB agent and a NASA investigator team up to track down an international terrorist.
Murder in Space (1985).
Director: Steven H. Stern.
Cast: Wilford Brimley, Michael Ironside, Martin Balsam, Arthur Hill.
Made for TV. 95 minutes.
Plot: Murder mystery about nine crew members of an international space mission being killed one by one.
The Mysterians (1959).
Director: Inoshiro Honda.
Cast: Kenji Sahara.
85 minutes.
Plot: Aliens try to take over the Earth after their own planet is destroyed.
Mysterious Planet (1984).
Not rated. 80 minutes.
Plot: "Battle on a strange planet" thriller, full of spaceships, creatures, and laser guns.


Night of the Comet (1984).
Director: Thom Eberhardt.
Cast: Geoffrey Lewis, Mary Woronov, Catherine Mary Stewart.
Rated PG-13. 94 minutes.
Plot: A comet kills most of the people of Earth instantly. The few survivors are turned into flesh-eating zombies, which two unaffected Valley-girl sisters must combat.
Nightfall (1988).
Director: Paul Mayersberg.
Cast: David Birney, Sarah Douglas, Alexis Kanner, Andra Millian.
Rated PG-13. 83 minutes.
Plot: When the suns of a land that has never known nightfall set, a cult prophesizes that the phenomenon signals the end of the world. Based on a story by Isaac Asimov.
Nightflyers (1987).
Director: T. C. Blake.
Cast: Catherine Mary Stewart, Michael Praed, John Standing, Lisa Blount, Michael Des Barres.
Rated R. 90 minutes.
Plot: A crew of space explorers are confronted by an evil presence aboard an ancient space freighter, and a series of "accidents" befall the members of the crew.
Not of this Earth (1988).
Director: Jim Wynorski.
Cast: Traci Lords, Arthur Roberts, Lenny Juliano, Rebecca Perle.
Rated R. 82 minutes.
Plot: A woman discovers that her boss is a blood-sucking alien, and she must save the world from destruction.
Nukie (1993).
Director: Sias Odendal.
Cast: Glynis Johns, Steve Railsback, Ronald France.
Rated PG. 99 minutes.
Plot: A benevolent alien arrives in an African country to search for his brother who has been captured by the U.S. government. Two African boys help the alien travel across Africa as American agents try to stop him.


Official Denial (1993).
Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith.
Cast: Parker Stevenson, Dirk Benedict, Erin Gray, Chad Everett.
Not rated. 86 minutes.
Plot: Aliens abduct and release a human being, who later becomes their only hope of escaping the military after their spaceship crashes.
The Omega Imperative (1968).
Director: Alan Smithee.
Cast: Aaron "Hatch" Haspell.
Not rated. 62 minutes.
Plot: While solving crossword puzzles, a man stumbles upon a plot between the government and aliens.
Outbreak (1995)
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Cuba Gooding Jr.
Plot: In this biological thriller, a virulent African disease is accidentally brought to the United States. It is up to Colonel Sam Daniels and his crack team of Army medical researchers to find the source and contain it before it kills everyone in the country.
Rated R. 127 minutes.
Outland (1981).
Director: Peter Hyams.
Cast: Sean Connery, Peter Boyle, Frances Sternhagen.
Rated R. 109 minutes.
Plot: Sean Connery stars as the marshall on an outer-space mining colony who discovers a secret that threatens the sanity of the miners working there.


Pajama Party (1964)
Director: Don Weis
Cast: Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Elsa Lanchester, Jody McCrea, Buster Keaton, Harvey Lembeck
Plot: An alien martian studies how humans get it on.
Not Rated. 82 minutes.
Peacemaker (1990).
Director: Kevin S. Tenney.
Cast: Robert Forster, Lance Edwards, Hilary Shepard, Robert Davi.
Rated R. 89 minutes.
Plot: An interplanetary serial killer is hunted down on Earth by a policeman from his planet, but no one can tell them apart.
The People (1971).
Director: John Korty.
Cast: William Shatner, Dan O'Herlihy, Diane Varsi, Kim Darby.
Made for TV. 71 minutes.
Plot: Story about a group of psychically talented aliens who must survive on Earth after their home world is destroyed.
The Phantom Empire (1935).
Director: Otto Brewer, B. Reeves Eason.
Cast: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette.
B & W. Not rated. 250 minutes (12 episodes).
Plot: The first sci-fi serial of the sound era. Features the singing cowboy battling robots, mad scientists, and "unearthly terrors."
The Phantom Planet (1961).
Director: William Marshall.
Cast: Richard Kiel, Coleen Gray.
B & W. Not rated. 82 minutes.
Plot: "Gulliver's Travels" in space. An astronaut lands on an asteroid populated by 6-inch tall humanoids and helps them battle their monster attackers.
Phantom from Space (1953).
Director: W. Lee Wilder.
Cast: Ted Cooper, Rudolph Anders, Noreen Nash.
B & W. 72 minutes.
Plot: A group of people in an observatory are terrorized by an invisible alien.
Phoenix (1995).
Cast: Stephen Nichols, Billly Drago, William Sanderson, Brad Dourif.
Not rated.
Plot: A man-made killing machine on a deep-space outpost begins to think for itself, and its creators must destroy it.
Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959).
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Director: Edward D. Wood Jr.
Cast: Bela Lugosi, Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Duke Moore, Mona McKinnon.
B & W. 79 minutes.
Plot: Considered to be the worst film ever made. Hilariously bad, it attempts to deliver an antiwar message as well as thrills and chills, but does not succeed. I watched the whole thing, and I'm still not sure what the plot is.
Planet of Blood (1966).
Director: Curtis Harrington.
Cast: John Saxon, Basil Rathbone, Judi Meredith, Dennis Hopper, Florence Marly.
81 minutes.
Plot: An expedition to Mars investigating a spaceship crash rescues a strange mute alien, not realizing that she's the vampire who wiped out the previous ship.
Planet of the Apes (1968).
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner.
Cast: Charlton Heston, Kim Hunter, Roddy McDowall, Maurice Evans.
Rated PG. 112 minutes.
Plot: The first in the series. Astronauts land on a far-off planet and find it is ruled by apes who treat humans like animals.
Planet of the Dinosaurs (1978).
Director: James K. Shea.
Cast: James Whitworth.
Rated PG. 85 minutes.
Plot: A spaceship crashes on a planet inhabited by dinosaurs and its crew must fight for their lives.
Planet on the Prowl (1965).
Director: Anthony M. Dawson.
Cast: Giacomo Rossi-Stuart.
80 minutes.
Plot: A runaway planet.
Planets Against Us (1961).
Cast: Michael Lemoine.
Not rated.
Plot: Aliens invade Earth, murder humans, and assume their forms as they plot to sabotage the planet.
Predator (1987).
Director: John McTiernan.
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Bill Duke, Sonny Landham, Carl Weathers, Richard Chaves, Elpidia Carrillo.
Rated R. 107 minutes.
Plot: Arnold Schwarzenegger and his men are recruited by the CIA to fight an enemy in a Latin American jungle that is not of this Earth.
Predator 2 (1990).
Director: Stephen Hopkins.
Cast: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Ruben Blades, Maria Conchita Alonso, Bill Paxton, Robert Davi, Kent McCord, Morton Downey Jr.
Rated R. 105 minutes.
Plot: The invisible creature from another world is back, this time in Los Angeles.
Prince of Space (1959).
B & W. Not rated.
Plot: When evil aliens from outer space try to take over the world, the Prince of Space must stop them.
Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983).
Director: Terry Marcel.
Cast: Richard Hatch, Kay Lenz, John Saxon.
Not rated. 94 minutes.
Plot: Three people are transported to a parallel universe, and they must use modern technology and archaic weaponry as they fight to return to their world.
Project: Alien (1990).
Cast: Michael Nouri, Maxwell Caulfield, Darlanne Fluegel, Charles Durning.
Rated R. 92 minutes.
Plot: Rumors of UFOs, mutilations, and mysterious disappearances are investigated by reporters and high-level officials, but time is running out.
Project: Genesis (1993).
Director: Philip Jackson.
Cast: David Ferry, Olga Prokhorova.
Not rated. 79 minutes.
Plot: A human man and an alien woman must overcome their differences and learn to love in order to save their warring species.
Project Moon Base (1953).
Director: Richard Talmadge.
Cast: Ross Ford, Donna Martell, James Craven.
B & W. 53 minutes.
Plot: America's first woman astronaut, her male co-pilot, and an evil infiltrator are all en route to disaster on the moon's surface.
Psi Factor.
Cast: Peter Mark Richman, Gretchen Corbett.
Not rated. 91 minutes.
Plot: A civilian researcher working at the NASA space track station observes and records signals from a distant planet, which then attempts to make contact with him. This results in a government cover-up and a visit from the aliens.
The Puppet Masters (1994).
Director: Stuart Orme.
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Eric Thal, Julie Warner, Yaphet Kotto, Keith David, Will Patton, Richard Belzer, Tom Mason.
Rated R. 109 minutes.
Plot: Government officials are sent to Iowa to investigate an alien landing, in which alien beings are taking over the brains of their human hosts. The officials must stop the invaders without killing the innocent humans.
The Purple Monster Strikes (1945).
Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Fred C. Brannon.
Cast: Dennis Moore, Linda Stirling, Roy Barcroft.
B & W. Not rated. 209 minutes (a serial of 15 episodes).
Plot: A martian schemes to conquer the Earth and save his dying planet.


The Quatermass Experiment (1956).
Director: Val Guest.
Cast: Brian Donlevy, Jack Warner, Richard Wordsworth.
B & W. 78 minutes.
Plot: An astronaut returns to Britain with a deadly infection from outer space that causes him to turn into a monster.
Quatermass 2 (1957).
Director: Val Guest.
Cast: Brian Donlevy, Vera Day, William Franklyn.
B & W. Not rated. 84 minutes.
Plot: When aliens invade the bodies of government officials, Professor Quatermass must save the day.
Queen of Outer Space (1958).
Director: Edward L. Bernds.
Cast: Zsa Zsa Gabor, Eric Fleming, Paul Birch.
80 minutes.
Plot: A U.S. rocket squadron lands on Venus to find an all-female civilization led by Zsa Zsa Gabor.
The Quiet Earth (1985).
Director: Geoff Murphy.
Cast: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Peter Smith.
Rated R. 91 minutes.
Plot: An error committed by workers on a secret government project cause nearly the entire population of Earth to be transferred to another dimension.


Radar Men from the Moon (1952).
Director: Fred C. Brannon.
Cast: George Wallace, Aline Towne, Roy Barcroft.
B & W. Not rated. 167 minutes (a serial of 12 episodes).
Plot: Rocketmen journey to the moon to battle aliens plotting to conquer the Earth.
Ray Bradbury's Chronicles -- The Martian Episodes (1993).
Cast: David Carradine, Ben Cross, John Vernon, Hal Linden, David Birney.
Not rated. 100 minutes.
Plot: Five journeys into interplanetary adventure, thrills, and mystery on Mars.
Ray Gun Justice (1979).
Director: John Herbert Dudley.
Cast: Geoff Dudley, Martin Smith, Kimberly Hallisay, Phil Steele, Casey Fahy.
Not rated. 88 minutes.
Plot: A band of aliens on a desert-like planet struggle against a corrupt law enforcement officer.
Red Planet Mars (1952).
Director: Harry Horner.
Cast: Peter Graves, Andrea King, Marvin Miller, Herbert Berghof, House Peters.
B & W. Not rated. 87 minutes.
Plot: A scientist contacts Mars using Nazi radio equipment, and is unsure whether the answer he receives comes from Martians or God, so he goes to Mars to find out.
Return of the Aliens: The Deadly Spawn (1983).
Rated R. 90 minutes.
Plot: Aliens return to Earth and spread terror.
Return of the Jedi (1983).
Director: Richard Marquand.
Cast: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, David Prowse, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels, James Earl Jones.
Rated PG. 133 minutes.
Plot: Third film in the Star Wars series. The Rebel forces, led by Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Lando Calrissian, take on the evil Galactic Empire and Darth Vader.
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964).
Director: Byron Haskin.
Cast: Paul Mantee, Adam West.
Not rated. 109 minutes.
Plot: Tale of an astronaut and his monkey.
Rocketship (1936).
Cast: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton.
B & W. Not rated.
Plot: The very first Flash Gordon adventure.
Rocketship X-M (1950).
Director: Kurt Neumann.
Cast: Lloyd Bridges, Hugh O'Brian, Noah Beery Jr., Osa Massen, John Emery.
B & W. 77 minutes.
Plot: Catastrophe occurs during a flight to the moon, causing the ship to veer off course and land on Mars, which is inhabited by mutated creatures.
Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (1954).
Cast: Richard Crane, Sally Mansfield.
Vintage television series.
B &W. Not rated. Approx. 75 minutes each tape.
Plot: A three-part episode of the vintage television series.
Roswell -- the UFO Cover-up (1994).
Director: Jeremy Kagan.
Cast: Kyle MacLachlan, Martin Sheen, Dwight Yoakam, Kim Greist.
Not rated. 91 minutes.
Plot: A dramatization of the events that occurred in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947, the site of a UFO crash and subsequent military cover-up.


Solaris (1972)
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky.
Cast: Donatis Banionis (Chris Kelvin), Natalya Bondarchuk (Hari), Yuri Jarvet (Snouth), Anatoli Solinstin (Sartorius), Sos Sarkissian (Gibarian), Vadislav Dvorzhetski (Burton) 
Rate: 165 minutes.
Plot: Psychologist Chris Kelvin is sent to investigate the mysterious happenings on a space station orbiting the water planet Solaris. There all but three of the personnel have either gone insane and killed themselves or each other. As Kelvin attempts to understand what has happened, his wife Hari appears to him, but she is dead, having committed suicide. Her mind is blank as to how she came to be there and he realizes it is not her but one of the manifestations drawn out of people’s memories that everybody on the station is haunted by. Kelvin attempts to get rid of her by putting her aboard a rocket but she returns. Even when she tries to kill herself, she keeps returning unhurt. Gradually he comes to learn that she and the other apparitions are projections created by the planet in an attempt to communicate with them.
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964).
Director: Nicholas Webster.
Cast: John Call, Leonard Hicks.
80 minutes.
Plot: Aliens kidnap Santa Claus because they don't have one of their own.
Satan's Satellites (1952).
Director: Fred C. Brannon.
Cast: Judd Holdren, Aline Towne, Wilson Wood, Lane Bradford.
B & W. Not rated. 70 minutes.
Plot: An atomic superhero battles invading aliens and earthly bad guys in a special flight suit.
Saturn 3 (1980).
Director: Stanley Donen.
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Farrah Fawcett, Harvey Keitel.
Rated R. 88 minutes.
Plot: Two research scientists are living happily on a space station until a hostile killer robot arrives.
The Silencers (1995).
Director: Richard Pepin.
Cast: Jack Scalia, Dennis Christopher, Clarence Williams III, Lucinda Weist, Carlos Lauchu.
Rated R. 103 minutes.
Plot: An American secret service agent discover a plot by aliens to take over the Earth. He then joins forces with an intergalactic cop to prevent the aliens from succeeding.
Silent Running (1971).
Director: Douglas Trumbull.
Cast: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin.
Rated G. 89 minutes.
Plot: A futuristic space station is entrusted with the last remaining botanical specimens from Earth. In spite of an order to destroy the trees and plants, one crew member tries to save them.
Solar Crisis (1993).
Cast: Charlton Heston, Jack Palance, Tim Matheson, Peter Boyle, Annabel Schofield, Corin Nemec.
Rated PG-13. 111 minutes.
Plot: A solar flare will soon kill billions and destroy the world, unless a spaceship can evade sabotage and divert the flare.
Solar Force (1994).
Director: Boaz Davidson.
Cast: Michael Pare, Walker Brandt, Billy Drago.
Rated R. 91 minutes.
Plot: A man hired by lunar colonists to prevent rebels from regenerating the Earth's atmosphere changes sides when he falls in love with one of the rebels.
Solarbabies (1986).
Director: Alan Johnson.
Cast: Jami Gertz, Jason Patric, Lukas Haas, Charles Durning, Sarah Douglas, Peter Deluise.
Rated PG-13. 95 minutes.
Plot: A group of roller-skating teens try to save an alien from destruction while rebelling against the evil power that rules their planet.
Space 1999 (TV Series) (1974).
Director: Ray Austin, Lee H. Katzin.
Cast: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Barry Morse.
Not rated. 92 minutes.
Plot: An atomic explosion on the moon throws it out of orbit and forces the occupants of Moon Base Alpha to wander the stars.
Space Mutiny (1988).
Director: David Winters.
Cast: Reb Brown, James Ryan, John Phillip Law, Cameron Mitchell.
Not rated. 94 minutes.
Plot: A crewmember takes charge in leading the rest of the crew against evil space pirates.
Space Patrol (TV Series) (1950-1955).
Director: Dick Darley.
Cast: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Virginia Hewitt, Nina Bara, Rudolf Anders.
B & W. 60 minutes.
Plot: Exciting adventures of a 21st century security force responsible for protecting the United Planets from intergalactic threats.
Space Rage (1986).
Director: Conrad E. Palmisano.
Cast: Richard Farnsworth, Michael Pare, John Laughlin, Lee Purcell, William Windom.
Rated R. 78 minutes.
Plot: A retired 21st century cop living on a prison planet must stop an uprising by the inmates.
Space Raiders (1983).
Director: Howard R. Cohen.
Cast: Vince Edwards, David Mendenhall.
Rated PG. 82 minutes.
Plot: A ten-year-old boy is kidnapped by a group of space pirates, and their leader becomes his mentor.
Spacecamp (1986).
Director: Harry Winer.
Cast: Kate Capshaw, Lea Thompson, Tom Skerritt, Kelly Preston, Tate Donovan, Leaf Phoenix.
Rated PG. 104 minutes.
Plot: An insructor at the U.S. Space Camp in Alabama and her five young charges board a space shuttle and are accidentally launched on a dangerous journey.
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983).
Director: Lamont Johnson.
Cast: Peter Strauss, Molly Ringwald, Ernie Hudson, Andrea Marcovicci, Michael Ironside, Beeson Carroll.
Rated PG. 90 minutes.
Plot: A galactic bounty hunter must rescue three maidens and battle an army of aliens on a plague-infested planet.
Species (1995).
Director: Roger Donaldson.
Cast: Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forrest Whitaker, Marg Helgenberger, and Natasha Henstridge.
Rated R. 108 minutes.
Plot: Twenty years after a group of scientists sent a message into outer space, that message was answered by an extraterrestrial source, with an invitation to combine a new sequence of DNA with a human's. The scientists oblige, but the experiment on spins out of control.
Species II (1998).
Director: Peter Medak
Cast: Michael Madsen, Natasha Henstridge, Marg Helgenberger, Mykelti Williamson, George Dzundza
Plot: In this sequel, Hentsridge portrays Eve, a government experiment concocted to gain an understanding of how to combat future aliens. But when another alien finds a host, the terror begins again...
Rated R. 93 minutes
Species lll (2004) V
Director: Brad Turner.
Cast: Robin Dunne, Robert Knepper, Amelia Cooke, John Paul Pitoc, Michael Warren, Christopher Neame, Patricia Bethune, Joel Stoffer, James Leo Ryan, Savanna Fields,Natasha Henstridge, Sunny Mabrey, Reed Frerichs, Marc D. Wilson, Matthew Yang King.
Plot: Sara (Sunny Mabrey), the daughter of Eve (Natasha Henstridge) begins her mission to mate with humans, while a specialist military team hunt her down to kill her before its too late.
Sphere (1998).
Director: Berry Levinson
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote, Queen Latifah
Plot: An expedition is set to explore a 300 year old space craft at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. But something from another world lurks inside...
Rated PG-13 120 minutes
Star Crystal (1986).
Director: Lance Lindsay.
Cast: Juston Campbell.
Rated R. 93 minutes.
Plot: Two astronauts bring a rock aboard their ship, not knowing that it contains a monster that feeds on humans.
Star Knight (1991).
Director: Fernando Colombo.
Cast: Klaus Kinski, Harvey Keitel, Fernando Rey.
Rated R. 92 minutes.
Plot: Medieval knights meet a visitor from outer space, and an adventure and battle ensues.
Star Odyssey (1977).
Cast: Sharon Baker.
Not rated.
Plot: An evil alien decides to destroy Earth, and humans send their starfleet to battle his robots.
The Star Prince (1918).
Director: Madeline Brandeis.
Silent. B & W. 54 minutes.
Plot: Silent movie about a star prince who falls to Earth to be raised by a woodcutter, and eventually to rescue a princess from a wicked witch.
Star Quest (1994).
Director: Rick Jacobson.
Cast: Steven Bauer, Brenda Bakke, Ming-Na Wen, Alan Rachins, Gregory A. McKinney.
Rated R. 95 minutes.
Plot: A group of scientists struggle for survival on a spaceship after the Earth is destroyed.
Star Slammer (1988).
Director: Fred Olen Ray.
Cast: Ross Hagen, Sandy Brooke, Aldo Ray, John Carradine, Susan Stokey.
Rated R. 86 minutes.
Plot: An Amazon-like woman is sentenced to a prison ship after refusing the advances of a corrupt government official. She then leads a jailbreak and enters a space war.

Star Trek: Television Series

Star Trek (TV Series) (1966-1969).
Director: Marc Daniels, Joseph Pevney, James Goldstone, Gerd Oswald, Vincent McEveety.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Majel Barrett, Grace Lee Whitney, James Doohan.
Each tape 50 minutes.
Plot: The single most popular television series ever made, even though it ran for only three years. Follows the voyages of the Starship Enterprise on its mission to "boldly go where no man has gone before."
Star Trek: The Cage (1964).
Director: Robert Butler.
Cast: Jeffrey Hunter, Leonard Nimoy, Majel Barrett, John Hoyt, Susan Oliver.
Unrated. 65 minutes.
Plot: The first pilot episode of the television series, with a different cast. A planet of aliens entrap various life forms for their interplanetary zoo.
Star Trek: The Menagerie (1967).
Director: Marc Daniels.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Jeffrey Hunter, Susan Oliver, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei.
100 minutes.
Plot: Spock brings comfort to his former commander on a planet where any fantasy can be fulfilled.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (1987-1994).
Cast: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, Marina Sirtis, Gates McFadden, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Denise Crosby, Wil Wheaton.
Plot: The second crew of the Starship Enterprise to "boldly go where no one has gone before," led by Captain Jean-Luc Picard.
Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) (1994-present).
Cast: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Biggs-Dawson, Jennifer Lien, Robert Duncan McNeill, Ethan Phillips, Robert Picardo, Tim Russ, Garrett Wang.
Plot: The series takes place in the 24th century and chronicles the adventures of the Starship U.S.S. Voyager which, after encountering a tremendous spatial wave, finds itself in a distant part of the galaxy along with a former enemy, the Maquis. More than 70,000 light years from home, the crews must join together in order to find their way back to Federation space.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) (1993-present).
Cast: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Siddig El Fadil, Terry Farrell, Michael Dorn, Cirroc Lofton, Colm Meaney, Armin Shimerman, Nana Visitor.
Plot: Deep Space Nine is a Federation outpost on the edge of Cardassian space. A small Federation crew led by Commander Benjamin Sisko have established a presence on the space station, which belongs to the Bajorans, a race of spiritual people whose home planet Bajor was until recently occupied by the Cardassians. After many years of terrorist attacks by the Bajorans, the Cardassians withdrew from Bajor. The Bajoran Provisional Government has asked the Federation for help with the immense task of rebuilding Bajor after the occupation.

Star Trek: Movies

Star Trek--The Motion Picture (1979).
Director: Robert Wise.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, Walter Koenig.
Rated G. 132 minutes.
Plot: Epic about an alien invader on a collision course with Earth.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982).
Director: Nicholas Meyer.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Ricardo Montalban, James Doohan, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, Kirstie Alley.
Rated PG. 113 minutes.
Plot: While on routine training maneuvers, the Enterprise encounters a powerful, supposedly exiled, foe from their past named Khan.
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984).
Director: Leonard Nimoy.
Cast: Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, Christopher Lloyd.
Rated PG. 105 minutes.
Plot: The crew of the Enterprise goes looking for the body of Spock, who has given his life to save his friends ... but is he really dead?
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986).
Director: Leonard Nimoy.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Catharine Hicks.
Rated PG. 119 minutes.
Plot: The crew travels back in time to 20th century Earth to save the humpback whale from extinction.
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989).
Director: William Shatner.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, David Warner, Laurence Luckinbill.
Rated PG. 110 minutes.
Plot: A renegade Vulcan takes control of the Enterprise to pursue his personal quest for spiritual enlightenment.
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991).
Director: Nicholas Meyer.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, Kim Cattrall, David Warner, Christopher Plummer, Michael Dorn, Kurtwood Smith, Brock Peters, Iman.
Rated PG. 101 minutes.
Plot: After a Klingon ambassador tries to open peace negotiations with the Federation, he is killed and Captain Kirk and Dr. McCoy find themselves on trial for murder.
Star Trek Generations (1994).
Director: David Carson.
Cast: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, Levar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Malcolm McDowell, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, William Shatner.
Rated PG. 117 minutes.
Plot: The first feature film starring the cast of "Star Trek: The Next Generation." Picard and his crew join forces with the presumed-deceased Capt. Kirk to save the solar system from destruction by the Klingons.
Star Trek: First Contact (1996).
Director: Jonathan Frakes.
Cast: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Alfre Woodard, James Cromwell, Alice Krige, Jonathan Frakes, Michael Dorn, Levar Burton, Marina Sirtis, Gates McFadden.
Rated PG-13. 120 minutes.
Plot: The crew of the Enterprise travel back in time to battle the Borg, who are attempting to prevent the profound 21st-century first contact between earthlings and aliens.

Star Wars (1977).
Director: George Lucas.
Cast: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness, Peter Cushing, Anthony Daniels.
Rated PG. 121 minutes.
Plot: When a young man's aunt and uncle are murdered by stormtroopers, he joins the rebellion against the empire that rules the galaxy.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Director: George Lucas.
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Jimmy Smits, Frank Oz, Anthony Daniels, Christopher Lee, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Silas Carson, Jay Laga'aia, Bruce Spence, Wayne Pygram, Temuera Morrison
Rated PG. 140 minutes.
Plot: After three years of fighting in the Clone Wars, Anakin Skywalker concludes his journey towards the Dark Side of the Force, putting his friendship with Obi Wan Kenobi and his marriage at risk.
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Director: George Lucas.
Cast:Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Christopher Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Frank OZ, Ian McDiarmid, Pernilla August, Temuera Morrison, Daniel Logan, Jimmy Smits, Jack Thomposon, Leeanna Walsman, Ahmed Best, Rose Byrne.
Rated PG. 142 minutes.
Plot: After three years of fighting in the Clone Wars, Anakin Skywalker concludes his journey towards the Dark Side of the Force, putting his friendship with Obi Wan Kenobi and his marriage at risk.
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Director: George Lucas
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Natailie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Frank Oz
Plot: A prequel to the original, we see the beginnings of Obi-wan and Anakin Skywalker as they battle the forces of the dark side.
Rated PG. 133 minutes.
Starflight One (1983).
Director: Jerry Jameson.
Cast: Lee Majors, Hal Linden, Lauren Hutton, Ray Milland.
Not rated. 115 minutes.
Plot: The world's first hypersonic airliner becomes disabled while travelling in space and a space shuttle must rescue the airliner's passengers.
Stargate (1994).
Director: Roland Emmerich.
Cast: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson.
Rated PG-13. 119 minutes.
Plot: An Egyptologist uncovers a secret artifact at the pyramids that allows the government access to a "stargate," which transports travellers to a distant civilization ruled by the androgynous King Ra.
Starman (1984).
Director: John Carpenter.
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith, Richard Jaeckel.
Rated PG-13. 115 minutes.
Plot: An alien falls in love with a human woman, and she helps him outrun the Federal Security Agency as he races to rendezvous with his mother ship.
Starship (1985).
Director: Roger Christian.
Cast: John Tarrant.
Rated PG. 98 minutes.
Plot: Rebels on a mining planet battle for the freedom to return to Earth.
Starship Invasions (1977).
Director: Edward Hunt.
Cast: Robert Vaughn, Christopher Lee, Helen Shaver.
Rated PG. 87 minutes.
Plot: A space war between two ships in which the fate of the Earth is at stake.
Stranded (1987).
Director: Tex Fuller.
Cast: Ione Skye, Joe Morton, Cameron Dye, Brendan Hughes, Maureen O'Sullivan.
Rated PG-13. 80 minutes.
Plot: Aliens escape from another world and land in a small town on Earth. A girl and her grandmother try to protect them from the local police and their alien pursuers.
Strange Invaders (1983).
Director: Michael Laughlin.
Cast: Paul LeMat, Diana Scarwid, Nancy Allen, Louise Fletcher, Michael Lerner, Kenneth Tobey, June Lockhart.
Rated PG. 94 minutes.
Plot: Aliens colonize a farm town called Centerville, Illinois. When the secret of their existence is threatened, a violent chain of events begins.
Strange New World (1975).
Director: Robert Butler.
Cast: John Saxon, Keene Curtis, Martine Beswick, James Olson, Richard Farnworth, Catherine Bach, Ford Rainey.
Made for television. 75 minutes.
Plot: Astronauts return to Earth after 180 years in suspended animation to find that scientists have discovered the miracle of cloning and eternal life.
The Stranger (1973).
Director: Lee H. Katzin.
Cast: Glenn Corbett, Dean Jagger, Lew Ayres, Sharon Acker.
Rated PG. 100 minutes.
Plot: An astronaut's spaceship passes through a vortex and he crash-lands on Earth's twin planet, Terra.
Stranger from Venus (1954).
Director: Burt Balaban.
Cast: Patricia Neal, Helmut Dantine, Derek Bond.
B & W. 78 minutes.
Plot: A visitor from Venus tries to warn Earth of the dangers of nuclear weapons but meets with suspicion and hatred.
Stranded (2001)
Director: Luna.
Cast: Vincent Gallo,Maria De Medeiros,Joaquim de Almeida, Maria Lidon,Danel Aser,José Sancho
Rated R. 98 minutes.
Plot: When the first manned mission to Mars experiences a spacecraft malfunction. Marooned on the surfaced of the red planet, the crew is forced to make difficult decisions as they begin to run out of both air and time.
Supergirl (1984).
Director: Jeannot Szwarc.
Cast: Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole, Helen Slater, Mia Farrow, Brenda Vaccaro.
Rated PG. 105 minutes.
Plot: A young woman seeking an orb of power travels to Earth and instantly gains super abilities.
Superman -- The Movie (1978).
Director: Richard Donner.
Cast: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Terence Stamp, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Valerie Perrine, Trevor Howard, Susannah York, Phyllis Thaxter, Marc McClure, Jeff East, Larry Hagman.
Rated PG. 143 minutes.
Plot: The superhero born on the planet Krypton but raised on Earth hides his powers as mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent, while his alterego, Superman, battles the villain Lex Luthor.
Survivor (1987).
Director: Michael Shackleton.
Cast: Chris Mayer, Richard Moll, Sue Kiel, Richard Haines.
92 minutes.
Plot: An astronaut witnesses a nuclear war from orbit and returns to a destroyed Earth.


Taken an Epic (2004)
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Catherine Dent,Eric Close,Ryan Hurst,Chad Morgan,Anton Yelchin,Chad Donella,Emily Bergl,Dakota Fanning,Adam Kaufman,Desmond Harrington,James Kirk,Julie Benz,Steve Burton,Michael Moriarty,Joel Gretsch,Willie Garson,Tina Holmes,Ryan Merriman,Andy Powers,Matt Frewer,Heather Donahue,James McDaniel.
Rated PG. 17 hours.
Plot: The story begins with RUSSELL KEYS, an American WWII pilot who is dying of a bullet wound while his plane spirals down into enemy territory. Blue lights on the horizon interrupt his plane's descent — and some time later he and his squadron find themselves mysteriously whole and healed, on safe ground with absolutely no memory of how they got there. Only years later, as each member of the squadron dies inexplicably, does Russell understand that his life has been forever altered by his first alien encounter. Haunted, he searches for answers to his unfolding memories, only to realize he is powerless to prevent his son and subsequent generations from also becoming abductees.
Target Earth (1978).
Cast: Victor Buono, Rick Overton.
Not rated. 95 minutes.
Plot: A space alien archivist and his computer are sent on a mission to Earth to review film footage of historical events and decide whether the civilization is worth saving.
A Taste for Flesh and Blood.
Director: Warren F. Disbrow.
Cast: Greg Scott.
Rated R. 84 minutes.
Plot: In a campy tribute to the 50's B-movies, a boy, a girl, and a NASA commander fight against a space monster.
Teen Alien (1978).
Director: Peter Semelka.
Cast: Michael Dunn.
Not rated. 88 minutes.
Plot: A group of teenagers have their Halloween "Spook Night" contest at an old mill rumored to be haunted by beings from outer space. Events turn even scarier when it turns out one of the guests isn't human.
Teenagers from Outer Space (1959).
Director: Tom Graeff.
Cast: Tom Graeff.
B & W. Not rated. 86 minutes.
Plot: A gang of alien teens are sent to Earth to prepare it for a lobster-like race of invaders.
Things to Come (1936)
Director: William Cameron Menzies.
Cast: Raymond Massey
Not rated. ? minutes.
Plot: The Shape of Things to Come and set during the years from 1940 to 2036 in 'Everytown.' It included a lengthy global world war (WW II!), a prophetic Brave New World-view, a despotic tyrant, the dawn of the space age (and the launch of a Moon rocket), and the attempt of social-engineering scientists to save the world with technology.
The Terrornauts (1967).
Director: Montgomery Tully.
Cast: Simon Oates, Zena Marshall, Charles Hawtrey, Max Adrian.
75 minutes.
Plot: A British scientist manages to contact an alien civilization and they beam his entire building to their galaxy. The scientists must then find a way to save the Earth from being destroyed by the aliens.
They Came From Beyond Space (1967).
Director: Freddie Francis.
Cast: Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne, Zia Mohyeddin, Bernard Kay, Michael Gough.
86 minutes.
Plot: Aliens land on Earth and take over the minds and bodies of everyone, except for a man who has a silver plate in his skull.
The Thing (From Another World) (1951).
Director: Christian Nyby.
Cast: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness.
B & W. 87 minutes.
Plot: Classic, ournalist Ned Scott joins Air Force Captain Patrick Hendry on a flight up to a North Pole base to investigate the site of a meteorite crash. They arrive at the crash site to discover a flying saucer buried under the ice. Attempts to uncover the saucer using thermite charges instead end up destroying it. They find a body left buried and dig out the surrounding block of ice and take it back to the base. However an electrical cable running under the block of ice succeeds in thawing the creature out. It immediately starts attacking the men and proves impervious to bullets as they try to shoot back at it. As Hendry and men try to find a way to stop the creature before it kills them, Hendry finds his efforts thwarted by Dr Arthur Carrington and his team of scientists who insist the creature not be harmed so that they can study it.
The Thing (1982)
Director: John Carpenter.
Cast: Kurt Russell (MacReady), Wilford Brimley (Blair), T.K. Carter (Nauls), David Clennon (Palmer), Keith David (Childs), Richard Dysart (Dr Copper), Charles Hallahan (Norris), Peter Maloney (Bennings), Richard Masur (Clark), Donald Moffat (Garry), Joel Polis (Fuchs) 
Rated R. 108 minutes.
Plot: Scary story, The personnel at an American base in Antarctica are interrupted by the appearance of helicopter from a nearby Norwegian base whose crew are attempting to shoot a husky. But the Norwegians accidentally blow themselves up with a dropped hand grenade. The Americans accept the dog into their camp. What they do not realize it that the husky is really a shape-shifting alien lifeform that the Norwegians have unearthed from the ice. It quickly starts to duplicate and replace the men in the base. Soon it becomes a desperate game of survival where no one is sure any longer who is human and who is alien.
This Island Earth (1955).
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Director: Joseph M. Newman.
Cast: Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Faith Domergue.
86 minutes.
Plot: Scientists from Earth are kidnapped by aliens to help them save their planet.
Time Runner (1992).
Director: Michael Mazo.
Cast: Mark Hamill, Brion James, Marc Baur, Gordon Tipple, Rae Dawn Chong.
Rated R. 90 minutes.
Plot: A space captain travels back in time through a wormhole to save the world from an alien attack.
The Transformers: The Movie (1986).
Director: Lozo Morishita, Nelson Shin
Cast: Peter Cullen, Casey Kasem, John Moschitta, Leonard Nimory, Robert Stack, Orson Welles, Judd Nelson
Plot: The Autobots and Decepticons find themselves joining together in a great battle versus a robot planet that threatens their existence.
Rated PG. 85 minutes, animated.
Trapped in Space (1994).
Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman.
Cast: Jack Wagner, Jack Coleman, Kay Lenz, Craig Wasson, Sigrid Thornton.
Rated PG-13. 87 minutes.
Plot: When a meteor depletes the oxygen supply on a space shuttle on its way to Venus, murder or suicide will determine which crew member survives.
A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage das la Lune) (1902).
Film Scouts is planning to present this film in its entirety, the first complete film ever to be offered on the Internet.
Director: Georges Melies.
Short feature. Silent. French.
Plot: A scientist and his friends take a fantastic trip to the Moon.
*Credited as the first science fiction film.
Tripods (1984).
Director: Groham Theakston, Christopher Barry.
Cast: John Shackley, Jim Baker, Ceri Seel, Richard Wordsworth.
150 minutes.
Plot: Futuristic story about a young man who escapes the mind control of the Earth's alien rulers and joins the rebel forces to free the rest of the earthlings.
20 Million Miles to Earth (1957).
Director: Nathan Juran.
Cast: William Hopper, Joan Taylor.
B & W. 84 minutes.
Plot: An egg from outer space grows into a monster and terrorizes Rome.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
Director: Stanley Kubrick.
Cast: Keir Dullea, William Sylvester, Gary Lockwood.
Rated G. 139 minutes.
Plot: Based on a short story by Arthur C. Clarke, this film features a computer named HAL and his operator, Dave Bowman. Kubrick uses a montage of impressions and music to explore the theme of intelligence as the division between animal and human. The true meaning of this film has been debated for years.
2010 (1984).
Director: Peter Hyams.
Cast: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban, Keir Dullea.
Rated PG. 116 minutes.
Plot: Sequel to 2001, about a joint American-Russian space mission.


UFO-- "Identified" Episode 1 (1970)
Director: Gerry Anderson.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Grant Taylor, Gabrielle Drake, Peter Gordeno, Dolores Mantez, Antonia Ellis, Gary Myers, Harry Baird, Keith Alexander, Jon Kelley, Georgina Moon, Jeremy Wilkin, Wanda Ventham and Maxwell Shaw. Guest starring Basil Dignam, Shane Rimmer, Michael Mundell, Paul Gillard, Gary Files, Matthew Roberton and Annette Kerr. Written by Gerry And Sylvia Anderson along with Tony Barwick. Directed by Gerry Anderson.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: After discovering Unidentified Flying Objects really do exist, an undercover group named SHADO (Supreme Headquarters, Alien Defence Organization) is formed to combat any and all potential attacks by these hostile invaders.
UFO--"The Cat With Ten Lives"Episode 3 (1970)
Director: David Tomblin.
Cast: Ed Bishop, Michael Billington, Wanda Ventham, Dolores Mantez, Vladek Sheybal and Ayshea Brough,Geraldine Moffat, Windsor Davies, Eleanor Summerfield, Lois Maxwell,Colin Gordon, Steve Berkoff, Al Mancini and Andrea Allan.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: The aliens abduct a SHADO Interceptor pilot named Jim Regan and his wife Jean and manage to gain control of Regan's mind. Now using the guise of a Siamese cat to maintain control, not only does the animal (actually an alien in disguise) manage to infiltrate and spy upon SHADO headquarters but it also commands Regan's mind such that it forces him to set his Interceptor on a crash course with SHADO's Moonbase!.
UFO--"Conflict"Episode 4 (1970)
Director: Ken Turner.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington, Peter Gordeno, Grant Taylor, Antonia Ellis, Norma Ronald, Dolores Mantez, Keith Alexander and Ayshea Brough. Guest starring Gerard Norman, Alan Tucker, Drewe Henley, David Courtland and Michael Kilgarriff.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: Straker has been fighting hard with International Astrophysical Commission to try and get the funds for a complete clearance of space junk and debris floating around space—something he sees as a potential hazard to his SHADO people who fly back and forth to the moon as well as Moonbase's Interceptors.
UFO--"A Question of Priorities"Episode 5 (1970)
Director: David Lane.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Peter Gordeno, Gabrielle Drake, Dolores Mantez, Keith Alexander, Norma Ronald, Ayshea Brough, Jon Kelley, Jeremy Wilkin and Georgina Moon,Suzanne Neve, Mary Merrall, Barnaby Shaw, Philip Madoc, David Cargill, Andrea Allen, Penny Spencer, Peter Halliday, Russell Napier and Richard Aylen.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: Commander Straker finds himself in an agonizing position when a rare chance for SHADO personnel to meet with an alien defector (and perhaps finally get some real answers as to what the aliens are doing and why) interferes with the delivery of a drug his son, Johnny (Barnaby Shaw), vitally needs to survive following a car accident.
UFO-- "E.S.P."Episode 6 (1970)
Director:David Lane.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington, Gabrielle Drake, Keith Alexander, Antonia Ellis, Harry Baird, Dolores Mantez, Norma Ronald and Maxwell Shaw,John Stratton, Douglas Wilmer, Deborah Stanford, Donald Tandy, Stanley McGeogh.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: A man with extrasensory perception, otherwise an ordinary, average man, becomes a deadly threat to Colonel Alec Freeman and Commander Straker when aliens gain possession of his mind. How can Freeman and Straker possibly hope to outwit a man who knows your every thought before you can act upon them? Could this possibly be the end for Straker, Freeman, and SHADO?
UFO--"Kill Straker!" Episode 7 (1970)
Director: Alane Perry.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington, Gabrielle Drake, Grant Taylor, Keith Alexander, Antonia Ellis, Dolores Mantez, Ayshea Brough, Harry Baird and Vladek Sheybal,David Sumner, Steve Cory and Louise Pajo
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: Commander Straker is faced with perhaps the stiffest challenge ever to his command when two of his most loyal officers, including one by the name of Colonel Paul Foster, a man he thought totally reliable, are unknowingly brainwashed by the aliens to betray and "Kill Straker!" Will one of these men actually be driven to murder Commander Straker?! And even if they do not succeed, will Straker be forced to kill them in self defense and/or in defense of SHADO itself?!
UFO--"Sub-Smash" Episode 8 (1970)
Director: David Lane.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington, Dolores Mantez and Gary Myers. Guest starring Anthony Chinn, Paul Maxwell, Burnell Tucker, Alan Heywood and John Golightly.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: When a freighter named the Atlantica 4 is mysteriously attacked and destroyed due to possible UFO activity, Straker and a special Skydiver team conduct a search for the alien vehicle. Eventually they manage to track it down and pursue it. However, the alien vessel makes use of an underwater rock formation to spring a surprise attack upon the Skydiver vessel causing significant damage. While the Skydiver crew are able to detach Sky 1, manned by Captain Waterman, to go after the UFO, the rest of the crew have to try and find a means of escape from the sunken Skydiver (resting upon an underwater cliff) before their air supply runs out. Unfortunately all but one of the escape hatches were damaged in the UFO attack so only one person to a time can escape every 90 minutes. With the air running low and five people on board, it seems most unlikely everyone will make it out alive.
UFO--"Destruction" Episode 9 (1970)
Director: Ken Turner.
Cast: Ed Bishop, Michael Billington, Wanda Ventham, Grant Taylor and Dolores Mantez. Guest starring Stephanie Beacham, Edwin Richfield, Philip Madoc, Peter Blythe, Steven Berkoff and David Warbeck.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: SHADO investigates when a UFO somehow finds a way to penetrate their defense systems only to be shot down by a navy ship. Straker suspects more to it than meets the eye given the usual cleverness of the aliens and the Admiralty's reluctance to allow further probing into the event. Eventually it is discovered that what both the Admiralty and the aliens are aware of is a threat that could lead to the end of all life on Earth...a threat the aliens hope to use to their advantage.
UFO--"The Square Triangle" Episode 10 (1970)
Director: Ken Turner.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington, Gabrielle Drake, Dolores Mantez, Antonia Ellis, Norma Ronald, Gary Myers, Keith Alexander and Ayshea Brough,Adrienne Corri, Patrick Mower, Allan Cuthbertson, Anthony Chinn, Hugo Panczak, Godfrey James.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: In an attempt to learn more about the aliens, Straker actually lets a UFO land on Earth in an isolated forest area without any confrontation from Moonbase's Interceptors. However SHADO's plans go awry when the alien unknowingly interferes with the murderous plot of a wife and her secret lover...the problem now is how can SHADO deal with this couple without risking exposure?
UFO--"Close Up" Episode 11 (1970)
Director: Alan Perry.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington, Gabrielle Drake, Grant Taylor, Dolores Mantez, Antonia Ellis, Jeremy Wilkin, Gary Myers, Georgina Moon, Keith Alexander and Jon Kelley,Neil Hallett, James Beckett, Frank Mann, Mark Hawkins, Alan Tucker, Frank Mann.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: Commander Straker and SHADO are excited about the possibilities surrounding a special new telescope, one powerful enough to take detailed photographs from hundreds of miles away. Straker plans on placing the special telescope on a probe in Space and then setting the probe's tracking systems to follow a UFO back to its home world. Straker hopes that this will finally lead to some concrete answers with regards to the aliens and their home planet. Given these possibilities, Straker gets the funding he needs for Project Discovery.
UFO--"The Psychobombs" Episode 12 (1970)
Director: Jeremy Summers.
Cast:Ed Bishop, Michael Billington, Wanda Ventham and Vladek Sheybal. Guest starring Deborah Grant, David Collings, Mike Pratt, Robin Hawdon, Gavin Campbell, Tom Adams, Peter Blythe, Peter Davies, Alexander Davion, Hans De Vries, Peter Dolphin, Nigel Gregory, Oscar James, Aiden Murphy, Derek Steen, Christopher Timothy and Mark York.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: A single UFO manages to get past SHADO's defenses and goes into hiding near London. This UFO then proceeds to take control of three human beings whom the aliens use as suicidal "psychobombs" on a campaign of destruction and sabotage directed at SHADO!.
UFO: "Survival" Episode 13 (1971)
Director: Alan Perry.
Cast:Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington, Harry Baird, Antonia Ellis, Dolores Mantez, Guest starring Suzan Farmer, Gito Santana, Robert Swann, Ray Armstrong and David Weston.
Rate PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: A UFO unexpectedly sneaks in near Moonbase and its alien pilot actually manages to damage one of the base's windows with a projectile causing a pressure leak resulting in the death of a pilot named William Grant. Now Straker and Foster (acting as Moonbase Commander) hope to find that UFO (suspected to be still hiding) on the moon because all those that had previously crashed to Earth disintegrated in the Earth's atmosphere after a short amount of time.
UFO-- "Mindbender" Episode 14 (1971)
Director: Ken Turner.
Cast: Ed Bishop, Michael Billington, Wanda Ventham, Grant Taylor, Dolores Mantez, Norma Ronald, Ayshea Brough and Anouska Hempel. Guest starring Al Mancini, Charles Tingwell, Stuart Damon, Steven Berkoff, Craig Hunter, Stephen Chase, Norton Clarke, Paul Greaves, Larry Taylor, Richard Montez, Bill Morgan, James Marcus, Stanley McGeagh, John Lyons, Basil Digman, Jack Silk, Barnaby Shaw, Suzanne Neve, Philip Madoc and Peter Halliday.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: A UFO, seemingly taking advantage of unusually high sunspot activity, is spotted only mere miles from Moonbase. However, before the Moonbase's quickly launched Interceptors can even reach it, it inexplicably explodes. Commander Straker and Colonel Foster visit Moonbase to investigate the crash along with another team in Moon Mobiles.
UFO--"Flight Path" Episode 15 (1971)
Director: Ken Turner.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Peter Gordeno, Gabrielle Drake, Dolores Mantez, Maxwell Shaw, Keith Alexander, Antonia Ellis, Jeremy Wilkin, Georgina Moon, Jon Kelley and Ayshea Brough . Guest starring George Cole, Sonia Fox and Keith Grenville.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: When the very life and well-being of his wife Carol Roper (Sonia Fox) is threatened, Moonbase officer Paul Roper (George Cole) has little alternative left but to turn over vital information to the nefarious aliens.
UFO--"The Man Who Came Back" Episode 16 (1971)
Director: Ken Turner.
Cast: Ed Bishop, Michael Billington, Wanda Ventham, Vladek Sheybal and Dolores Mantez. Guest starring Derren Nesbitt, Gary Raymond, Roland Culver, Lois Maxwell, Robert Grange, Anouska Hempel, Andrea Allan, David Savile and Nancy Nevinson.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: An astronaut who was shot down and presumed dead following an alien attack makes an unexpected return only there's something not quite right about him.
UFO-- "The Dalotek Affair" Episode 17 (1971)
Director: Ken Turner.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington, Keith Alexander, Antonia Ellis, Dolores Mantez, Gary Myers and Ayshea Brough. Guest starring Tracy Reed, Dr. Stranges, Clinton Greyn, David Weston, Philip Latham, John Breslin, Alan Tucker, John Cobner, Richard Poore and Basil Moss.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: A group of mysterious UFOs suddenly appear; apparently ready to attack an area of bare rock on the moon! Once SHADO's Interceptors set out after them, they quickly head back the way they came. Shortly thereafter a meteorite crashes just two hundred yards from the corporate run Dalotek installation, a group financed to investigate the moon for potential money-making geological findings.An astronaut who was shot down and presumed dead following an alien attack makes an unexpected return only there's something not quite right about him.
UFO--"Timelash" Episode 18 (1971)
Director: Cyril Frankel.
Cast: Ed Bishop, Wanda Ventham, Michael Billington, Grant Taylor, Norma Ronald, Vladek Sheybal, Ayshea Brough and Dolores Mantez. Guest starring Patrick Allen, Douglas Nottage, Ron Bember, Jean Vladon, Kirsten Lindholm, John Lyons and John J. Carney.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: On the way back to SHADO headquarters after picking up Colonel Lake at the airport, Commander Straker and Lake are attacked by a UFO. When they finally elude it and return to SHADO's home base, they discover everyone and everything there frozen in time. Now that the aliens have found a means to manipulate time, can they possibly be stopped?
UFO-- "Ordeal" Episode 19 (1971)
Director: Ken Turner.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington, Gabrielle Drake, Dolores Mantez, Gary Myers, Georgina Moon, Jeremy Wilkin, Keith Alexander, Antonia Ellis, Jon Kelley, Vladek Sheybal and Ayshea Brough. Guest starring Quinn O'Hara, David Healy, Mark Hawkins, Basil Moss, Joseph Morris and Peter Burton.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: Following an exhaustive late-night party and a morning visit to SHADO's health farm, Colonel Paul Foster finds himself abducted by aliens and forced to breathe their strange liquid after passing out in the sauna...or was he?
UFO-- "Court Martial" Episode 20 (1971)
Director: Ken Turner.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Michael Billington, Grant Taylor, Vladek Sheybal, Keith Alexander, Gary Myers, Norma Ronald and Jon Kelley. Guest starring Georgina Cookson, Noel Davis, Neil McCallum, Pippa Steel, Louise Pajo, Jack Hedley, Paul Greenhalgh, Michael Glover and Tutte Lemkow.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: Colonel Paul Foster finds himself accused of leaking top secret SHADO information to the press and thereby endangering the lives of everyone working for SHADO. After being found guilty of espionage, Colonel Foster is to pay his penalty via execution(!) since SHADO is a military operation conducting a war on aliens.
UFO-- "Computer Affair" Episode 21 (1971)
Director: David Lane.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Peter Gordeno, Gabrielle Drake, Harry Baird, Dolores Mantez, Antonia Ellis, Gary Myers, Keith Alexander, Jeremy Wilkin, Jon Kelley, Georgina Moon, Maxwell Shaw,. Guest starring Peter Burton, Michael Mundell, Nigel Lambert, Henry Viljoen, Dennis Plenty and Hugh Armstrong.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: After one of the interceptors is downed by an invading UFO, the two remaining interceptor pilots (Lt. Mark Bradley and Lt. Waterman) along with Moonbase Control Operative Lt. Gay Ellis are called in for questioning and mental evaluation to try and determine whether any one may have been at fault for the UFO's successful destruction of the Interceptor vessel which resulted in the death of one pilot.
UFO-- "Confetti Check A-OK" Episode 22 (1971)
Director: David Lane.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Grant Taylor, Dolores Mantez, Keith Alexander, Ayshea Brough, Jeremy Wilkin and Jon Kelley. Guest starring Suzanne Neve, Michael Nightingale, Julian Grant, Shane Rimmer, Geoffrey Hinsliff, Michael Forrest, Frank Tregear, Jack May, Jeffrey Segal, Gordon Sterne, Alan Tilvern, Donald Pelmear, Tom Oliver and Penny Jackson.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: When young Lt. Grey (Julian Grant) celebrates the arrival of his newborn child, it ignites memories in Commander Straker of his own wedding and family life...and how the demands of beginning and helping to build SHADO eventually came to doom his marriage.
UFO-- "The Sound of Silence"Episode 23 (1971)
Director: David Lane.
Cast: Ed Bishop, Michael Billingston and Ayshea Brough. Guest starring Michael Jayston, Susan Jameson, Nigel Gregory, Gito Santana, Richard Vernon, Burnell Tucker, Craig Hunter, Andrea Allan, Tom Oliver, Malcolm Reynolds and Basil Moss.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: A UFO follows the flight of the U.S.'s exploratory space capsule GSP4 back to Earth knowing full well that the Interceptors and SHADO cannot act without revealing themselves and the existence of UFOs to the worldwide public tuned in to watch the GSP4's mission.
UFO-- "Reflections In The Water' Episode 24 (1971)
Director: David Tomblin
Cast: Ed Bishop, Michael Billington, Wanda Ventham, David Warbeck, Ayshea Brough, Vladek Sheybal, Anouska Hempel, and Dolores Mantez. Guest starring James Cosmo, Barry Stokes, Gordon Sterne, Conrad Phillips, Frederic Abbott, Richard Caldicot, Mark Griffith, Keith Bell, Gerald Cross and Steven Berkoff.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: Looking into reports that a freighter named the Kingston was sunk by missiles that resembled "flying fish" and word of unusually high water temperatures in the area of the attack, the crew of Skydiver follow a cable extended from a volcano to a UFO, the source of the "flying fish", which had been using the volcano as a power source.
UFO-- "The Responsibility Seat" Episode 25 (1971)
Director: Alan Perry.
Cast: Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Gabrielle Drake, Michael Billington, Keith Alexander, Norma Ronald, Ayshea Brough, Antonia Ellis, Dolores Mantez, Gary Myers, Georgina Moon, Jeremy Wilkin and Jon Kelley. Guest starring Jane Merrow, Ralph Ball, Patrick Jordan, Royston Rowe, Mark Hawkins, Janos Kurucz, Paul Tamarin.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: Commander Straker turns over SHADO command to Colonel Alec Freeman when he learns a young female reporter, named Jo Fraser (Jane Merrow), who visited his film studio/SHADO command center office earlier may have gotten her hands on some confidential information he definitely doesn't want her to have. Now Straker is determined to recover the tape recording she made in his office and sets out to locate her.
UFO--"The Long Sleep" Episode 26 (1971)
Director: Jeremy Summers.
Cast: Ed Bishop, Wanda Ventham, Vladek Sheybal, Michael Billington and Anouska Hempel. Guest starring Tessa Wyatt, Christian Roberts, John Garrie and Christopher Robbie.
Rated PG. 50 minutes.
Plot: A long dormant UFO case is reopened when the woman involved, the only witness still alive in the case, finally awakens after 10 years in a coma. Straker visits Miss Catherine Frazer (Tessa Wyatt) hoping she will remember what happened and learns that the aliens had planted a bomb in a farmhouse on the outskirts of London—from which she and her boyfriend Tim (Christian Roberts), while under the influence of drugs, had unknowingly stolen the detonation device. Straker wants to know what she did with this detonation device and where the bomb is located just in case the aliens should still potentially want to make use of it. However, unknown to Straker, someone else has been listening in on their conversations and has plans for detonating the very same bomb!.
UFO Abduction: A True Story.
Director: Dean Alioto.
Not rated. 93 minutes.
Plot: Based on an actual 1983 incident, explores how the lives of a Connecticut family were affected by their abduction and examination by aliens.
Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979).
Director: Russ Mayberry.
Cast: Dennis Dugan, Jim Dale, Ron Moody, Kenneth More.
Rated G. 92 minutes.
Plot: An astronaut and his robot companion are hurled into the past where they find themselves in King Arthur's court.
Unknown Origin (1995).
Cast: Roddy McDowall, Melanie Shatner, Alex Hyde-White.
Rated R.
Plot: An alien that had been hibernating under the sea for four million years wakes up and begins to take over the Earth.


V (1983).
Director: Kenneth Johnson.
Cast: Marc Singer, Faye Grant, Michael Durrell, Jane Badler, Robert Englund.
Television miniseries. 180 minutes.
Plot: Aliens with reptilian tendencies descend on the Earth and bring with them a new world order.
The Visitants (1987).
Director: Rick Sloane.
Cast: Marcus Vaughter, Johanna Grika, Nicole Rio.
Not rated . 93 minutes.
Plot: Two aliens move into a house in an American suburb.
The Visitor (1979).
Director: Michael J. Paradise.
Cast: Mel Ferrer, John Huston, Glenn Ford, Shelley Winters.
Rated R. 96 minutes.
Plot: An 8-year-old girl with special powers plans to destroy the world, but an ancient alien mystic comes to Earth to stop her.
Voyage to the Planet of the Prehistoric Women (1968).
Director: Peter Bogdonavich.
Cast: Mamie Van Doren.
Not rated. 78 minutes.
Plot: The title says it all.
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965).
Director: Jonathan Sebastian.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Faith Domergue.
Released directly to TV. 80 minutes.
Plot: Explorers of Venus discover that it is populated by dinosaurs.


War of the Worlds 2005
Cast: Tom Cruse, Tom Cruise (Ray Ferrier) Justin Chatwin (Robbie Ferrier) Dakota Fanning (Rachel Ferrier) Tim Robbins (Ogilvy) Miranda Otto (Mary Ann Ferrier)
Director: Steven Spielberg.
Not rated M. 1 hour 55 minutes.
Plot: An alien civilization invades Earth soldiers are sent to fight the alien robots, Ray father of two fights to keep his family together, though terrible battles n ot only with the alien invaders but man himself.
War of the Robots (1978).
Cast: Antonio Sabato, Melissa Long.
Not rated. 99 minutes.
Plot: An alien civilization kidnaps two genetic scientists from Earth. A troop of soldiers are sent to fight the alien robots and save the scientists.
The War of the Worlds (1953).
(movie poster)
Director: Byron Haskin.
Cast: Gene Barry, Les Tremayne, Ann Robinson.
85 minutes.
Plot: The Earth is invaded by Martians.
Based on the original story (warning: this file is large!) by H.G. Wells.
Warning from Space (1956).
Made in Japan.
B & W. Not rated.
Plot: Starfish-like aliens approach planet Earth to warn it of impending global disaster.
Wavelength (1983).
Director: Mike Gray.
Cast: Robert Carradine, Cherie Currie, Keenan Wynn.
Rated PG. 87 minutes.
Plot: A rock star in the Hollywood hills discovers that innocent aliens that have crashed on Earth and are being hunted by the government.
When Worlds Collide (1951).
Director: Rudolph Mate.
Cast: Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hanson, Larry Keating, John Hoyt.
81 minutes.
Plot: A planet hurling through space toward Earth causes numerous disasters, as mankind tries to send the last humans to safety in a spaceship.
Where Time Began (1977).
Director: Juan Piquer Simon.
Cast: Kenneth More, Jack Taylor.
Rated G. 87 minutes.
Plot: An explorer finds a manuscript of a scientist's journey to the center of the Earth, and he decides to repeat the dangerous mission.
The White Dwarf (1995).
Director: Peter Markle.
Cast: Paul Winfield, Neal McDonough, Michael McGrady, CCH Pounder, Ele Keats.
Not rated. 95 minutes.
Plot: A young doctor's internship sends him to a distant planet where he must care for both "lightsiders" and "darksiders" and learn compassion.
Without Warning (1980).
Director: Greydon Clark.
Cast: Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Cameron Mitchell, Larry Storch, Sue Ann Langdon.
89 minutes.
Plot: Earthlings battle an intergalactic alien hunter and his hungry pets.
The Wizard of Mars (1964).
Director: David L. Hewitt.
Cast: John Carradine, Vic McGee, Roger Gentry.
81 minutes.
Plot: Remake of the Wizard of Oz story. Astronauts crash-land on Mars and encounter various terrors on their way to meet the wizard.
Woman in the Moon (1929).
Director: Fritz Lang.
Silent. B & W. 112 minutes.
Plot: Silent film about a trip to the moon, Langs his last silent film, was one of the first space travel films, The Woman in the Moon (1929) (aka By Rocket to the Moon). It was about a blastoff to the moon where explorers discovered a mountainous landscape littered with raw diamonds and chunks of gold.
Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1966).
Director: Arthur C. Pierce.
Cast: Wendell Corey, John Agar, Keith Larsen, Merry Anders, Paul Gilbert, Adam Roarke, Stuart Margolin, Gavin MacLeod, Lyle Waggoner.
92 minutes.
Plot: Stone age women attack female space invaders.


The X From Outer Space (1967).
Director: Kazui Nihonmatzu.
Cast: Tashiya Wazaki, Peggy Neal.
Rated PG. 88 minutes.
Plot: A mission to Mars returns with an alien spore that grows into a giant monster feeding on any energy source.
The X-Files (TV Series) (1993 to present).
Director: Varies.
Cast: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis.
Plot: Stylish series about a pair of FBI special agents dealing with cases that involve aliens, government conspiracies, and the paranormal.
Xtro (1983).
Director: Harry Bromley Davenport.
Cast: Bernice Stegers, Philip Sayer.
Rated R. 87 minutes.
Plot: An alien from outer space comes to Earth to destroy the human race.
Xtro 2 -- the Second Encounter (1991).
Director: Harry Bromley Davenport.
Cast: Paul Koslo, Tara Buckman, Jan-Michel Vincent.
Rated R. 92 minutes.
Plot: Three scientists are transported into a parallel universe, and one returns with a hideous creature inside him.
Xtro 3 -- Watch the Skies (1995).
Director: Harry Bromley Davenport.
Cast: Sal Landi, Andrew Divoff, Jim Hanks, Karen Moncrieff, Robert Culp.
Rated R. 90 minutes.
Plot: A group of marines are sent on a suicide mission to a remote island to kill an alien survivor who's out for revenge.


Yog, Monster from Space (1971).
Rated G. 105 minutes.
Plot: A spaceship returning to Earth passes through a mysterious blue mist and crashes. Aliens who attached themselves to the ship create a monster that rises from the sea and is intent on destroying the Earth.
Yor: the Hunter From the Future (1983).
Director: Anthony M. Dawson.
Cast: Reb Brown, Corinne Clery, John Steiner, Carole Andre, Alan Collins.
Rated PG. 88 minutes.
Plot: A warrior who lives on a planet where the past and future exist simultaneously tries to discover his true identity.


Zeram (1993).
Not rated. 92 minutes.
Plot: A renegade space alien is lured to Earth for capture by beings from the planet Mays.
Zone Troopers (1985).
Director: Danny Bilson.
Cast: Tim Thomerson, Timothy Van Patten.
Rated PG. 86 minutes.
Plot: An American troop of World War II soldiers encounter space aliens behind German lines.
Zontar, the Thing from Venus (1966).
Cast: John Agar.
B & W. Not rated. 68 minutes.
Plot: Remake of It Conquered the World, with flying bats and a turncoat scientist doing Zontar's bidding.