Killer Klowns from Outer Space is a 1988 American science fiction horror comedy film written, directed and produced by the Chiodo Brothers, and starring Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson and John Vernon. It is the only film to be written and directed by the Chiodo Brothers.
One of Steven Spielberg’s most underrated films, War of the Worlds takes the intensity of H.G. Wells’ novel to another level. Part sci-fi epic, part disaster film, War of the Worlds shows a truly terrifying scenario of an alien invasion where no attempt at contact is made.
14. Body Snatchers - Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)These aliens arrive secretly on Earth and assimilate with plants before attaching themselves to human hosts. The aliens then replace their hosts with an identical alien form of the original. So you could be talking to your boyfriend, but he's not really your boyfriend.
Aliens has been imitated more often and more effectively. There are exceedingly few movies that do terror as well as Alien, whereas the war movie tropes of Aliens translate more easily. Aliens is the inspiration for a huge chunk of the modern game industry, it gave us the space marine and the pulse rifle, after all.
Today I started thinking about Fire In the Sky, an alien abduction horror movie that I personally think contains some of the scariest scenes ever caught on film. In fact, I think it’s safe to say this is the most terrifying alien abduction sequence ever.
“E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” is the scariest movie of all time, not just because it makes for a hell of a poster image (the kind that burn into kid brains for decades), but because it wraps up real world issues into a surprisingly kid-friendly package that has the ability to scare across ages and entire years.
Movies like to answer the ultimate question ‘is there life out in space’ in many ways – undeniably cute (E.T.), maybe quirky (Evolution) or just downright scary… as this list will show. Come and see the ten films that prove aliens have fright, and not peace, to give to Earthlings.
But there are some film- and TV-makers that have really nailed the idea of what makes a creepy alien, and we’re celebrating their work in our Top 10 Scariest Aliens. 10. Faceless Aliens. There’s something very creepy about aliens who are like us, but not quite…and these eyeless wonders fit the bill.
The best alien horror movies feature brave humans fighting for their lives while trying to save the planet from an extraterrestrial invasion. This is a list of the scariest movies about aliens featuring everything from District 9 to The Faculty to Body Snatchers.
The Alien franchise has gone through more genre shifts than possibly any other film series. Ridley Scott's Alien from 1979 was a straight up horror film, and is considered one of the scariest movies ever made, while James Cameron's 1986 sequel, Aliens, is considered one of the best examples of the action genre.
Slither is a 2006 American science fiction comedy horror film written and directed by James Gunn in his directoral debut. It stars Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Gregg Henry, and Michael Rooker. The film was produced by Paul Brooks and Eric Newman. The film has similar themes and concepts as the 1986 B-movie Night of the Creeps. Slither was a box office bomb, but received generally positive reviews from critics and has since become a cult film.
With the Christmas Day release of the trailer for Ridley Scott’s Alien-prequel/Prometheus-sequel Alien: Covenant, interest in all things Xenomorph-related is at a fever pitch. But there are plenty of other sci-fi aliens that are so scary, they venture into horror territory.
The aliens then replace their hosts with an identical alien form of the original. So you could be talking to your boyfriend, but he's not really your boyfriend. They seek to inhabit the Earth and replace all people with pod people. Most horrific, when they identify a human amongst themselves, they emit a piercing scream to signal the others.
In Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial life forms - the Alien and the Predator.
Scary stuff, and a bleak ending too. 7. The Sarlacc. It might surprise you to learn that this “Star Wars” alien has changed a little over the years. Debuting in 1983’s “Return of the Jedi”, the Sarlacc was a giant hole in the desert with huge, sharp teeth. By 1997’s re-release it had acquired CGI tentacles and a beak.
The alien hunts based on heat signature. Unmasked, Predator is one "ugly mother." It has sharp fangs like a spider around its insect-like mouth. It stands over seven feet tall and has daggers for claws. And the creature has superhuman strength and speed as well. It's the Navy SEAL of scary aliens.
the village of the damned illage of the Damned presents a terrifying prospect of aliens propagating their species by integrating with humans without their consent. All of the women of child-bearing age suddenly wake up pregnant and give birth at the same time.
This list of the scariest space horror movies of all time is ranked by fans of the genre. What are the scariest movies set in outer space? Vote up the best scary space horror films, including: Aliens, Sphere, Event Horizon, Planet of the Vampires, The Martian Chronicles, Forbidden World, Galaxy of Terror, The Green Slime, Savage Planet, Contamination, Alien vs. Predator, and Solaris.
If "Super 8" is "The Goonies vs. Aliens," then "Attack the Block" is "The Bad News Bears vs. Aliens," as a group of juvenile delinquents fends off aliens raining from the skies in meteorites. It's a fast-paced blast of cinematic joy that's funny, exciting and scary with a strong cast, intense action sequences, and well-designed creatures.