Alien Spaceship Movies

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Alien Spaceship Movies

When it comes to Alien Spaceship Movies, there is no limit to the directors reporting on this idea. Here are 21 of the top ones.

Alien (1979)

Alien
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Ridley Scott, starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright
Rated R

Alien is a science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott and released in 1979. It follows the crew of the commercial towing spaceship Nostromo, who are on a return trip to Earth when they pick up an unwanted passenger - a deadly and aggressive alien creature. The crew must fight for their lives as the alien hunts them one by one. As the situation becomes increasingly dire, it is up to a warrant officer, Ripley, to take the fight to the alien and set things right. The situation is further complicated by a crew member's insistence that they should bring the creature back to Earth - despite knowing the danger it poses. In the end, Ripley must rely on her wits, courage, and resourcefulness to save the day and prevent the alien from reaching Earth.

WALL·E (2008)

WALL·E
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Andrew Stanton, starring Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard
Rated G

WALL·E is a 2008 American computer-animated science fiction film directed and co-written by Andrew Stanton, produced by Jim Morris, and co-written by Jim Reardon. The story follows a trash compactor robot on a future Earth abandoned by humans, left to clean up garbage. He falls in love with an advanced female robot sent to Earth to find plant life, and follows her into space on an adventure that changes the destiny of mankind. Along the way, WALL·E encounters a hostile robot and a band of malfunctioning robots as they explore the world they once lived in. The film received critical acclaim, being praised for its visuals, voice acting, musical score, and underlying message. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Animated Feature and Best Original Screenplay, and won the award for Best Animated Feature.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2001: A Space Odyssey
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Stanley Kubrick, starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter
Rated G

2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick, is a science fiction epic about a voyage to Jupiter. The story begins in the prehistoric past, when a mysterious black monolith appears in front of a group of primitive hominids and sparks a quantum leap in their evolution. The story then follows the spacecraft Discovery One, which is carrying a team of scientists and a supercomputer, HAL 9000, to explore Jupiter. During the journey, the crew and HAL 9000 are forced to confront their own humanity and mortality, and ultimately, the true nature of their mission is revealed. The film is noted for its innovative visual effects, philosophical themes, and powerful soundtrack. Additionally, many of the film's elements, such as the monolith, have become iconic in the world of science fiction.

Solaris (1972)

Solaris
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Andrei Tarkovsky, starring Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet, Vladislav Dvorzhetskiy
Rated PG

Solaris is a 1972 Soviet science fiction film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. Set in the future, the film follows the story of a psychologist, Kris Kelvin, who is sent to a space station orbiting the mysterious planet Solaris in order to investigate reports of strange phenomena. Upon arriving, he finds the crew of the station to be in a state of psychological distress and discovers that they have been encountering strange, mysterious entities that seem to have formed from their memories, fears and desires. As Kris investigates these strange occurrences and attempts to make sense of them, he finds himself increasingly drawn into the world of Solaris and the strange beings that inhabit it. The film ultimately explores the nature of human consciousness and the role of memory in defining one's identity.

Gravity (2013)

Gravity
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Alfonso Cuarón, starring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen
Rated PG-13

Gravity is a 2013 science fiction thriller directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. The film follows Dr. Ryan Stone (Bullock), a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, and Matt Kowalski (Clooney), a veteran astronaut on his last mission. When their shuttle is destroyed by debris from a satellite, they find themselves adrift in space with limited oxygen and no contact to Earth. Ryan and Matt must rely on each other to survive in this hostile environment as they desperately search for a way back home. Through their struggle, they gain a newfound appreciation for the beauty and fragility of life.

Apollo 13 (1995)

Apollo 13
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Ron Howard, starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise
Rated PG

Apollo 13 is a 1995 American historical drama film directed by Ron Howard. It stars Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, and Ed Harris. The film chronicles the 1970 Apollo 13 lunar mission and the struggles of the astronauts as they work to return home safely. Following an explosion on board their spacecraft, the astronauts must work together to make repairs and adjustments to their craft to ensure a safe return to Earth. With the odds stacked against them, the crew must battle through numerous problems in order to make it back home.

Dark City (1998)

Dark City
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alex Proyas, starring Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt
Rated R

Dark City is a 1998 neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas and starring Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, and Richard O'Brien. Set in a futuristic city, the film follows the story of John Murdoch, a man with no memory who discovers he is wanted for a series of brutal murders. As he searches for answers, he discovers that the city and its inhabitants are controlled by a mysterious group of aliens known as The Strangers. With the help of Dr. Daniel Schreber, Murdoch unravels the secrets of the Strangers and learns of their sinister plot to control the minds and memories of the city's inhabitants. With the help of an underground resistance, Murdoch ultimately defeats the Strangers and frees the city from their oppressive rule.

Treasure Planet (2002)

Treasure Planet
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short, Roscoe Lee Browne
Rated PG

Sunshine (2007)

Sunshine
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Danny Boyle, starring Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Cliff Curtis
Rated R

Passengers (2016)

Passengers
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Morten Tyldum, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne
Rated PG-13

Pandorum (2009)

Pandorum
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Christian Alvart, starring Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster, Cam Gigandet, Antje Traue
Rated R

2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)

2010: The Year We Make Contact
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Peter Hyams, starring Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban
Rated PG

Event Horizon (1997)

Event Horizon
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Paul W.S. Anderson, starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson
Rated R

Life (2017)

Life
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Daniel Espinosa, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada
Rated R

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Robert Wise, starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan
Rated G

Alien: Resurrection (1997)

Alien: Resurrection
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Dominique Pinon, Ron Perlman
Rated R

Dark Star (1974)

Dark Star
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From John Carpenter, starring Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm
Rated G

The Black Hole (1979)

The Black Hole
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Gary Nelson, starring Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms
Rated PG

Barbarella (1968)

Barbarella
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Roger Vadim, starring Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea
Rated PG

Apollo 18 (2011)

Apollo 18
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Gonzalo López-Gallego, starring Warren Christie, Lloyd Owen, Ryan Robbins, Michael Kopsa
Rated PG-13

Supernova (2000)

Supernova
★★★★
★★★★
1.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Walter Hill, Francis Ford Coppola, Jack Sholder, starring James Spader, Peter Facinelli, Robin Tunney, Angela Bassett
Rated PG-13

 



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