25 best alien movies ever

They come in peace! Well, some of them anyway. We've rounded up the best extraterrestrial excursions on the big screen

Earth Vs The Flying Saucers (1956)

Made at the height of the 1950s UFO craze, this B-movie features a by-the-numbers alien invasion plot opposed by an array of cardboard cutout stock characters. But it's the effects – by a young Ray Harryhausen – that have stood the test of time. The titular saucers eerily gliding over Washington DC's monuments remain iconic – and have been homaged in the likes of Mars Attacks! and Independence Day.

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Great List, however, I agree Aliens should have made it in there!

hmmmmmm  where is Aliens (Alien 2) 

Should have taken top spot. 

Common knowledge......

Stuff, you need to redeem yaselves here!

Got to agree with Buzzy, No list is complete without an Alien film in there!

Alien, Aliens? Which numskull makes up these lists?

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