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Best alien movies of all time to binge-watch right now

From Avatar to Guardians of the Galaxy, here are some of the best alien movies of all time that you can binge-watch right now.

Best alien movies of all time to binge-watch right now
Alien movies to stream on OTT

Last Updated: 08.45 PM, Jun 16, 2024


When life becomes dull or heavy, cinema or fiction gives us a sneak peek into the imaginative alien world that is full of possibilities and creepy creatures. Alien movies or extraterrestrial creature films give you a never-ending, thrilling ride into outer space and a wild exploration of science fiction. If you are looking for some engaging, action-packed thrillers with an alien twist, here are some of the best alien movies of all time that you can binge-watch right now.

Top alien movies to watch on OTT



  • Cast: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Stephen Lang

  • IMDb rating: 7.9/10

  • Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Directed by James Cameron, Avatar takes you on a ride to the Pandora world, where humanoid or alien-like species have to fight for their existence with greedy humans. Its unique narrative and compelling visuals make it one of the most highly popular alien movies of all time.


  • Cast: Amber Midthunder, Dakota Beavers, Dane DiLiegro, Michelle Thrush

  • IMDb rating: 7.1/10

  • Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

If you’re looking for some spectacular cinematography and well-paced action scenes, then sci-fi horror Prey is the film you should pick. The plot revolves around a Comanche woman, Naru, who is a skilled warrior and embarks on a quest to save her tribe from the brutal humanoid aliens that prey on or hunt humankind for pleasure. Explore this adventurous survival tale with a tub of buttery popcorn!


  • Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel

  • IMDb rating: 7/10

  • Where to watch: JioCinema, Amazon Prime Video

The plot revolves around a teenage boy who is entangled in a conflict between the noble and heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, two distinct groups of extraterrestrial robots that can transform into everyday machinery like vehicles.

Koi... Mil Gaya

  • Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta

  • IMDb rating: 7.1/10

  • Where to watch: ZEE5

This is among the most trending movies of all time for Indian sci-fi lovers, as it tells the extraordinary but likeable tale of human-alien friendship. If you’re a millennial, you must have heard of “Jaadu” memes for someone who gets charged with sunlight. The plot revolves around a mentally challenged boy Rohit, whose life takes a fascinating turn after he befriends an alien who is stranded in his city. From government conspiracy to sweet romance and interspecies friendship, this movie explores everything with the right pace and execution.

Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldaña, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, and Bradley Cooper

  • IMDb rating: 8/10

  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video (for rent)

Regarded as one of the greatest films in the acclaimed Marvel Cinematic Universe, this brilliant science-fiction adventure film traces the events of a manhunt after Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) steals a powerful artifact and becomes the prime target for villainous creatures. He teams up with a group of extraterrestrial criminals to save the galaxy in this risky quest.


  • Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen
  • IMDb: 8.4
  • Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar

Helmed by James Cameron, this science fiction action movie is a sequel to the popular Alien movie of the 1970s and continues the harrowing tale of Ellen, who is trapped in an isolated location, grappling to protect herself and her teammates from alien attack while navigating ways to contact the human colony.

Mars Attacks!

  • Cast: Jack Nicholson (in a dual role), Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Danny DeVito, Martin Short, Natalie Portman
  • IMDb rating: 6.3
  • Where to watch: Rent on Amazon Prime Video or watch free on Soap2day

If you’re looking for an alien movie with crude humour and an absurd comedic twist, then Mars Attacks! Would leave you astonished with its bizarre plotline and cringe-worthy dialogues. Despite being a box office bomb, the movie garnered mixed critical reactions and is a captivating Tim Burton’s cinematic project. The plot revolves around a cultural misunderstanding that led the extraterrestrial aliens from Mars to attack Earth and its civilians with advanced weapons and their cruel sense of humour.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

  • Cast: Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton and Drew Barrymore
  • IMDb rating: 7.9
  • Where to watch: JioCinema

Steven Spielberg’s enthralling sci-fi film traces a story about the interspecies friendship between a young boy and an extraterrestrial alien stranded on earth. Their unlikely bond and adventures on the journey from one planet to another forms the crux of the story. 


  • Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, and Michael Stuhlbarg
  • IMDb rating: 7.9
  • Where to watch: Prime Video

Helmed by Denis Villeneuve, this thought-provoking sci-fi film garnered praise for its compelling storyline and power-packed performances. The plot revolves around a linguist who works for the US Army and embarks on a mission to discover how to communicate with extraterrestrials aliens amid the backdrop of war tension.

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