Skip to Content

Movies About UFOs

Summer has arrived! Let’s get straight to the point. Aliens and UFOs are two of our favorite things. Everyone is fascinated with aliens and UFOs.

What if you’re watching a terrible film and it turns out to be a UFO movie? It’s a million times better by default. Here’s a list of movies about UFOs to watch, especially on World UFO Day!

Movies About UFO

The Phenomenon

This explosive documentary is the most credible examination of the global mystery and cover-up involving UFOs. With shocking testimony from high-ranking government officials and NASA Astronauts, Senator Harry Reid calls it “meritorious.”

District 9
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope (Actors)
  • Neill Blomkamp (Director) - Peter Jackson (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

District 9

Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth — not to conquer or give aid, but — to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens’ welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology.

When a company field agent (Sharlto Copley) contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, Teri Garr (Actors)
  • Steven Spielberg (Director) - Steven Spielberg (Writer) - Julia Phillips (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a humanistic postmodern masterpiece that depicts the life-transforming experiences of Richard Dreyfuss who becomes an impassioned participant in an otherworldly spectacle.

His family life is devastated by his obsession but he acquires a spiritual surrogate family along the way.

Independence Day
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum (Actors)
  • Roland Emmerich (Director) - Dean Devlin (Writer) - Dean Devlin (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Independence Day

When alien invaders lay waste to planet Earth, it’s up to a select group of survivors to make a last-ditch stand in this sci-fi smash.

The War of the Worlds (1953)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne (Actors)
  • Byron Haskin (Director) - H. G. Wells (Writer) - George Pal (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

The War of the Worlds

Scientist Clayton Forrester (Gene Barry) and Sylvia Van Buren (Ann Robinson) are the first to arrive at the site of a meteorite crash. Soon after, an alien war machine emerges and begins killing at random. The Marines are called in, but they’re no match for the aliens’ force field.

Forrester and Van Buren, however, are able to wound one of the creatures and procure a sample of its blood. They take it to Los Angeles where they hope, through testing, to be able to discover the aliens’ weakness.

Arrival
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker (Actors)
  • Denis Villeneuve (Director) - Eric Heisserer (Writer) - Shawn Levy (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Arrival

Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world.

As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors.

Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind.

The Suicide Squad
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena (Actors)
  • James Gunn (Director) - James Gunn (Writer) - Charles Roven (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

The Suicide Squad

The government sends the most dangerous supervillains in the world — Bloodsport, Peacemaker, King Shark, Harley Quinn and others — to the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese.

Armed with high-tech weapons, they trek through the dangerous jungle on a search-and-destroy mission, with only Col. Rick Flag on the ground to make them behave.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Henry Thomas, Drew Berrymore, Dee Wallace Stone (Actors)
  • Steven Spielberg (Director) - Melissa Mathison (Writer) - Steven Spielberg (Producer)
  • English, Spanish (Playback Language)
  • English, Spanish (Subtitles)

E.T.

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas).

Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and the children decide to keep its existence a secret.

Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Related Posts:

Latest posts by Maxanne (see all)