The best comedies about aliens

Fans of science fiction and really funny comedies will find on this page a lot of fascinating pictures, united by a common feature: the presence of aliens in the plot. Discover the TOP 10 funniest movies about aliens.

Venom (2018)

Eddie Brock is a sly reporter known for his highly provocative interviews. Having suspected the authoritative scientist Drake of inhumane experiments, the guy loses his job. Soon after, he is dumped by a girl. Eddie decides to forget about the event and look for himself in a new profession, but unexpectedly confirms his guesses about the scientist’s dishonesty.

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Having made his way to Drake’s laboratory, Brock accidentally comes into contact with an alien creature, and is now forced to exist inseparably from him. Venom endows its wearer with incredible abilities, but the reporter will have to learn how to restrain the “partner” so that he does not destroy the city.

Original title:
Venom

Cast:
Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed

Country:
USA, China

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 6.7

Age limit:
16+

Vigilantes (2012)

Among the best comedies about aliens there is also a funny story of neighbors living in a small provincial town. Evan and his friends are exemplary family men, mired in household chores. In this stream of duties, it is quite difficult to allocate hours for male gatherings, but friends find a way out: they tell their wives that they will patrol the suburbs and neighborhoods in the evenings to maintain public order.

In fact, the neighbors want to watch sports programs and drink beer in a common company at this time. Suddenly, they find out that an alien invasion has begun, and now they will have to really defend their area from danger.

Original title:
The Watch

Cast:
Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.9, IMDb – 5.7

Age limit:
16+

I can do everything (2015)

The evil aliens were ready to destroy the earthlings, but at the last moment they took pity and gave them a chance to prove that they are worthy of existence. To this end, the aggressors give the teacher-loser Nick an incredible opportunity to fulfill any desire.

With such a talent, an American could well end all wars and cure humanity of ailments in one fell swoop, but he goes the other way. First of all, he longs to become president and endow his dog with the ability to talk. However, Nick is obsessed with another desire: to fall in love with a local beauty.

Original Title :
Absolutely Anything

Cast:
Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar

Country:
United Kingdom

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 6.0

Age limit:
16+

Meet Dave (2008)

Eddie Murphy is famous for his roles in many comedies, and in this film about aliens he got one of the most extraordinary images. A company of tiny aliens hopes to save their planet, which is on the verge of death.

To this end, they arrive on Earth, and in order not to arouse suspicion among its inhabitants, they are forced to live right in their starship, skillfully disguised as an ordinary person. Gradually they learn to adapt to earthly existence.

Original title:
Meet Dave

Cast:
Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.0

Age limit:
6+

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

One of the most famous films in the list of comedies about aliens and space travel. According to the plot, alien ships hovered over the Earth, planning to destroy the planet in order to build an interstellar highway in its place. Meanwhile, young American Arthur discovers that his best friend, whom he thought was an out-of-work actor, is actually an alien spy, Ford, gathering information for his article.

The attack of the invaders did not hurt the heroes: they managed to get on the space ship of the villains. Noticing the uninvited guests, the enemies subjected them to terrible torture with their poetry, and this is not the worst thing that awaited them.

Original title:
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Cast:
Martin Freeman, Yassin Bey, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel, John Malkovich

Country:
UK, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.1, IMDb – 6.8

Age limit:
12+

My Favorite Martian (1999)

Tim is an ambitious TV reporter who is going through a difficult period in his life. Realizing that due to his inattention, he may be left without a job, the hero is eager to find sensational material.

Soon fate sends him a meeting with the alien Martin. After witnessing the arrival of an alien on Earth, and befriending him, Tim begins to secretly film him, preparing a stunning report.

Original title:
My Favorite Martian

Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Daniels, Elizabeth Hurley

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 5.0

Age limit:
0+

Gender: Secret Material (2011)

Englishmen Graham and Clive are fond of literature from a young age and recently fulfilled their long-standing desire: they went to the famous American Comic-Con festival. After that, they visit memorial sites associated with UFOs. One night, friends are waiting for a meeting that they have been dreaming of all their lives: an alien appeared before their eyes.

True, he is completely different from the aliens from the X-Files. Trying to save a new acquaintance and themselves from government agents, the British accidentally kidnap a woman, and this is just the beginning of their crazy adventures.

Original title:
Paul

Cast:
Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Rogen

Country:
USA, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.2, IMDb – 7.0

Age limit:
16+

Pixels (2015)

Adam Sandler has been in a lot of funny movies and this comedy about aliens is definitely one of them. According to the plot, earthlings are faced with a massive invasion of aliens, and the most surprising thing is that unexpected visitors appeared in the form of heroes of famous computer games of the 80s.

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Only those brave men who were once avid gamers and know all the weaknesses of the attacking characters can resist the invaders. The US President himself and his childhood friend, with whom the head of state has long been unconnected, entered the wrestling team. The reunited friends are helped by a paranoid, convinced of the universal conspiracy theory, and a loving dwarf convict.

Original title:
Pixels

Starring :
Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan

Country:
USA, China, Canada

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.8, IMDb – 5.5

Age limit:
12+

Evolution (2001)

Researchers Kane and Block began to study a meteorite that fell in the Arizona desert. Soon they were able to find single-celled organisms that mutate into animals. Suspecting the potential risk of such a phenomenon, the government intends to destroy the meteorite impact site, but numerous attempts do not bring results.

By chance, the main characters manage to find a remedy that can protect humanity, and it turns out to be a well-known brand of shampoo.

Original title:
Evolution

Cast:
David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Orlando Jones

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 6.1

Age limit:
12+

Men in Black (film series)

The list of comedies about aliens would be incomplete without one of the most famous franchises in the world of cinema. Several films about famous agents have already been shot, and the authors of Men in Black do not stop there. One of the most popular cinematic stories began when a veteran of the bureau that controls the activities of aliens on Earth attended to the search for a new partner.

A young and eccentric police officer Jay becomes a colleague of the conservative and reserved Kay. The first joint case of the heroes is the investigation of the illegal entry into the planet of an alien from the race of invader beetles. An uninvited guest has already attacked an American farmer and now, being in his body, he went in search of a certain artifact.

Original title:
Men in Black

Starring :
Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 8.0, IMDb – 7.3

Age limit:
12+

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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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