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The Best Alien Movies Of All Times

The Best Alien Movies Of All Times

Mitchel Nash
Nov 13, 2021

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Choosing the finest Alien films is a challenging undertaking. Who'd have guessed, back in 1979, that we'd wind up with eight separate Alien movies? Who knew they'd generate a pair of prequels like Prometheus and Alien: Covenant by crossing over with the Predator franchise?

There's no lack of knowledge and supplementary information for those eager to learn all there is to know about Xenomorphs and the history behind the Weyland-Yutani firm, thanks to a slew of novels, comic books, and video games.

The Best Alien Movies On Netflix

Extinction 2018

Extinction is a 2018 American science fiction action film written by Spenser Cohen and Brad Kane and directed by Ben Young. The story follows a man who has a reoccurring dream/vision of his family's death while watching an evil entity intent on the devastation. Michael Pea, Lizzy Caplan, Mike Colter, Lilly Aspell, Emma Booth, Israel Broussard, and Lex Shrapnel are among the cast members.

On July 27, 2018, it was made available on Netflix. Universal Pictures had planned to release the picture in theaters on January 26, 2018, but it was withdrawn from the schedule.

Netflix was rumored to have purchased the film from Universal later in February 2018. It was panned for its muddled and poor narrative, character development, and pace, among other things.

Extinction 2018

Rim Of The World 2019

McG directed Rim of the World, a 2019 American science fiction adventure film based on a screenplay by Zack Stentz. Jack Gore, Miya Cech, Benjamin Flores Jr., and Alessio Scalzotto feature in the film.

On May 24, 2019, Netflix released the film, which was Stentz's current take on the 1980s kid-centered action flicks. It surpassed the programs "Dead to Me" and "Riverdale" as the most viewed content on the SVOD service in the UK the week it was launched.

Rim Of The World 2019

The 5th Wave 2016

The 5th Wave is a 2016 American science fiction action film directed by J Blakeson and based on Rick Yancey's 2013 book of the same name. Susannah Grant, Akiva Goldsman, and Jeff Pinkner wrote the script. Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff, Alex Roe, Maria Bello, Maika Monroe, and Liev Schreiber feature in the film.

The cinematic adaptation of the trilogy of books started in March 2012, when Sony acquired the film rights from Graham King's production business GK Films and Tobey Maguire's Material Pictures.

From October 2014 through January 2015, filming took place in Atlanta, Georgia. Columbia Pictures distributed The 5th Wave in the United States on January 22, 2016. It made $109 million worldwide on a $54 million budget, and reviewers were mostly critical of the CGI, narrative, and writing. However, there was some appreciation for the actors.

The 5th Wave 2016

Arrival 2016

Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction drama film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer from a spec screenplay based on Ted Chiang's 1998 short story "Story of Your Life."

Amy Adams plays Louise Banks, a linguist recruited by the US Army to figure out how to speak with extraterrestrial aliens that have landed on Earth before conflict breaks out. In supporting roles, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Tzi Ma appear.

Arrival had its international debut on September 1, 2016, at the Venice Film Festival, and was distributed theatrically in the United States on November 11, 2016, by Paramount Pictures. It earned critical acclaim and grossed $203 million worldwide, with special appreciation for Adams' acting, Villeneuve's directing, and the investigation of alien intelligence contact.

Arrival was hailed as one of the greatest films of 2016, appearing on many reviewers' year-end lists and being named one of the ten "Movies of the Year" by the American Film Institute. At the 89th Academy Awards, it garnered eight nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Sound Editing, and won for Best Sound Editing.

It also won the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation and the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation in 2017, as well as Golden Globe nominations for Adams and Jóhann Jóhannsson for Best Actress and Best Original Score, respectively. At the 60th Grammy Awards, Jóhannsson's soundtrack was nominated for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media.

Arrival 2016

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Prometheus 2012

Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, and Charlize Theron feature in Ridley Scott's 2012 science fiction horror thriller Prometheus, which was written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof and directed by Scott.

It takes place in the late twenty-first century and follows the crew of the starship Prometheus as they follow a star map found amid the relics of various ancient Earth civilizations. The group lands on a faraway planet in search of humanity's origins and finds a peril that threatens humanity's annihilation.

As the fifth movie in the Alien series, production on the film started in the early 2000s. Scott and filmmaker James Cameron discussed the possibility of doing a prequel to Scott's 1979 science-fiction horror thriller Alien.

The creation of Alien vs. Predator gained priority in 2002, and the idea was put on hold until 2009 when Scott expressed renewed interest. Scott chose a different path to avoid duplicating themes from the Alien films, so Spaihts prepared a narrative for a prequel to the events of the Alien films.

Late in 2010, Lindelof joined the project to rework Spaihts' screenplay, and he and Scott collaborated on a tale that takes place before Alien but is unrelated to the original series. Despite sharing "strands of Alien's DNA" and taking place in the same cosmos, Prometheus, according to Scott, explores its own mythology and themes.

Prometheus began production in April 2010, after long design stages in which the film's technology and monsters were designed. With a budget of $120–130 million, the principal shooting started in March 2011.

Almost completely on practical sets and on location in England, Iceland, Spain, and Scotland, the production was filmed using 3D cameras. It was marketed using a web-based marketing effort that featured viral activities. Three videos showcasing the film's main actors in character, each expanding on a different aspect of the fictitious world, were published and received mostly favorable reviews and accolades.

Prometheus was released in the United Kingdom on June 1, 2012, and in North America on June 8, 2012. The film received mostly excellent reviews, with acclaim for the designs, production values, and cast performances, as well as criticism for the script's unevenness and unresolved story issues. The picture was an international success, grossing more than $403 million.

Prometheus 2012

Alien Resurrection 1997

Alien Resurrection is a 1997 science fiction horror film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and starring Sigourney Weaver and Winona Ryder and written by Joss Whedon. The film was shot at the 20th Century Fox studios in Los Angeles, California, and is the fourth episode of the Alien series. Ellen Ripley is cloned and an Alien Queen is medically removed from her body 200 years after the events in Alien 3 (1992).

Using human hosts stolen and provided to them by a squad of mercenaries, the United Systems Military wants to produce aliens for study and research aboard the starship USM Auriga.

The Aliens break free from their confinement, while Ripley and the mercenaries try to flee and destroy the Auriga before it reaches its final destination: Earth. Ron Perlman, Dan Hedaya, J. E. Freeman, Brad Dourif, and Michael Wincott round out the cast.

Alien Resurrection was released by 20th Century Fox on November 26, 1997, and made $47.8 million in North America, making it the least successful in the Alien franchise on that continent. However, the picture was highly received overseas, grossing $113.6 million worldwide, increasing the total gross to $161.4 million. In 1997, it was the 43rd highest-grossing picture in North America, eleven positions behind another 20th Century Fox blockbuster, Anastasia.

The film received six Saturn Award nominations (including Best Science Fiction Film, Best Actress for Weaver, Best Supporting Actress for Ryder, and Best Direction for Jeunet). Joss Whedon had written an Earth-set screenplay for Alien 5, and although Sigourney Weaver was not interested in repeating her part as Ellen Ripley for a fifth chapter, she has remained open to returning to her role as Ellen Ripley on the condition that she liked the tale.

Although more sequels were planned after Resurrection, they were eventually scrapped in favor of the crossover series, which began with the 2004 film Alien vs. Predator, and the prequel series, which began with Ridley Scott's 2012 film Prometheus, which he stated "predates the story of Alien, but is not directly connected to the original film's franchise, and that Prometheus explores I Aliens vs Predator versus The Terminator, as well as the novels Aliens: Original Sin and Alien: Sea of Sorrows, have extended the Resurrection tales.

Alien Resurrection 1997

Is Aliens Better Than Alien?

Aliens are widely regarded as one of the finest films of the 1980s, as well as one of the best science-fiction or action films and sequels ever created. It has been compared to (and compared to) Alien.

Which Alien Movie Should I Watch First?

Prometheus (2012) is the Greek god of fire. Prometheus is currently the first picture in the current Alien canon, with Ridley Scott, the original series director, returning for a new perspective on this dark world.

Mitchel Nash | Mitchel works for a high-tech telecommunication firm as a software engineer with vast experience and management skills. The company creates and provides technologies that help service providers provide high-quality voice and data services over broadband access networks while maximizing their network infrastructure investment. He is in charge of the production of the company's management software products as a senior software engineer. Mitchel has a B.Sc. in Computer Sciences from Tel-Aviv Jaffa Academic College.

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