Questions tagged [aliens]

For use as the generic term 'alien' which generally refers to a life-form not of Earth, but it can also be used to describe anything, including objects, from another world or system. Use [aliens-1986] for the sequel to the 1979 film Alien; use [alien-franchise] for that entire franchise.

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Trying to find an illustrated book with three sf stories: alien planet, underwater city, intelligent rocks

I'm trying to find a book that had three illustrated science fiction stories in it. The first was about explorers on an alien planet. They found a forest of trees with 'horns' or 'wires', and ...
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60's (or earlier) movie with aliens pretending to browse magazines while talking telepathically

I saw a movie on TV around mid to late 60's that had one scene where two alien humanoids are standing at a magazine rack in a drug store or department store and pretending to browse while talking back ...
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Sci-fi book about 4 or 5 teenage girls who have powers, published 2000-2008

They have been chosen because they are very intelligent and have powers (seeing the past or the future, being invisible, reading thoughts...) in order to find aliens that are hiding on earth. These ...
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Story about alien race called the Venge seeking to destroy humans

I read this Sci Fi Novel in high school but it was so long ago I can't remember the details, Author, etc. The basic story is about a race of aliens who are called "Venge" short for Vengeance of ...
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1980's story with 5 alien species including Ballerinas in which a man's body parts are replaced by acrylic

A man is running from aliens. There are Five species now on earth. One race is very tall and graceful, called Ballerinas. In one scene, a girl broke and stretched her bones to be like them. In another ...
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Aliens using disco ball to abduct school kids

I'm trying to find a TV-series I watched when I was a kid - between 1996 and 2000, in Belgium. Unfortunately, I only remember a single episode, and haven't been able to find it online. The story went ...
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Aliens united to destroy a violent race, but the twist is that it’s humanity

I'm looking for a sci-fi short story where a crew from Earth makes first contact with an alien. The alien tells them about how all the alien races united to destroy an extremely violent/belligerent ...
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Can't remember an old movie and only remember a minor scene

I watched a film that was made before 2009. In one of the scenes, near the end, a girl (who is either an alien or a clone) and a human man get in a car, her arm is cut by a screw and there is blue ...
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What book was about an astronaut stranded on an alien world where he keeps a video log?

This was a book written in the last 10 years about an astronaut that becomes stranded on an alien world and keeps a video log of his life there until his death. The book was written as a post-mortem ...
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I'm trying to find an alien romance movie

This is a movie that I watched a long time ago as a kid. I remember there being an alien prince who crashed landed on Earth with his faithful servant. They were being protected by a human girl and her ...
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Novel about astronauts visiting a planet with primitive life. The Natives are humanoid with long arms

I read this book when I was a boy (85-89)but it wasn't a children's book. It had a blue sky and a tree on the cover. An astronaut was reaching up to an Alien in the tree. Written in English. It was ...
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Science fiction movie where people are called from a waiting room only to be killed and have aliens implanted in them

Can anyone identify an alien/creature movie, made at least 8 years ago? I remember distinctly people in a waiting room, and when they’re called they are put into a room and killed and aliens are put ...
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Looking for a short story, aliens (or demons) are effectively dumb animals that reproduce by implanting eggs in human mouths

It's part of a collection of stories, I think. A woman answers her door and sticks her tongue out at the alien, which causes it to smile. For some reason, the aliens aren't deadly unless a victim's ...
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Figure eight shaped head

I'm desperately trying to find a book series I had gotten as a kid in the early-mid 90's. This is all that I can remember about them: The books were paperback, all with dark or black covers Most ...
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Collection of short stories about fictional, I think, alien experiences

I can't remember the name of it, but there's a book that is a collection of fictional, I believe, short stories about aliens. I think it focused on youth experiences. I remember two of the stories in ...
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Film where an alien friend turns out to be traitor

There was a family on a ship. There was an alien with them, the best friend of the hero. The family died somehow, and the hero and alien are left alone, stranded on a planet. At the end of the film ...
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Looking for Book or Short Story: A girl tries to contact aliens in a bathroom

It's been years since I read this story, I don't remember where I read it but it was about a girl who was trying to contact aliens. I remember she dyed her hair blonde because she thought it would ...
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Science fiction novel where inhabitants of the planet become floating spheres

I was told about an old science fiction novel, where the main character-astronaut either travels to his own planet in future or to another planet through the wormhole of some kind. Upon his arrival he ...
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Made for TV movie about aliens on the moon impregnating earth women

Made for TV movie from late 70s/early 80s in which women are impregnated by a laser beam sent by aliens who are on the moon. They are dying out and need to replace themselves and are using the Earth ...
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Story idenfication: Science fiction space travel where the woman's soul begins powering the ship

There is a man and a woman traveling to an alien planet, and along the way the woman's soul begins powering the ship. Also, on the way to the alien planet, an alien set of "lights" that exist only ...
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Alien crashes at house, lives with family

It was about an alien who crash landed on Earth and finds himself living with the family whose house he had crashed at. I remember the alien was operated by practical effects. It's not ALF or Aliens ...
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Movie with an alien with purple eyes that possesses a child

I'm trying to remember a movie about aliens, where a guy comes across a purple wall and later gets possessed by aliens? When possessed he tries to kill his wife, he looks the same, though he has (at ...
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aliens teach humans a board game, report of title match

The short-story is an account of a title-match between two humans at a board-game that aliens taught humans. The account is by a child. Captain someone went space-exploring and encountered aliens. ...
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Animatied Sci Fi, aired in mid 80's on Nickelodeon channel in USA; actual movie may be European

This film has been on eating at my brain for quote some time. Hope someone can help. The story was fit for kids, but also epic in scope. It involved a group of main characters that was caught in the ...
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Story about a weather-controlling machine in an english village

I'm trying to find the title of a graphic novel (or perhaps a book) I read in the 90's that took place in a remote village in northern England. The strange thing about this village was that there was ...
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Pre-1996 scifi movie with gray-skinned aliens, quoted in “Zoon Part 3 (Wake World)” by Nefilim

There is the song "Zoon Part 3" (1996) by Nefilim (singer of Fields of the Nephilim) in the middle of the song is a small reversed sound clip in one channel. It sounds like a scientist's voice from an ...
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Movie/show where guy buys alien egg and it hatches

A space nut buys an egg, then another egg falls to earth. They both hatch and these insect like aliens come out. The aliens attach themselves to the spine of humans to control them and are seeking ...
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Billionaire Astronaut finds a planet that sings and heals him

I once was given a paperback as a gift in the mid 80s. The plot was an addicted billionaire got bored and bought a starship. He discovered a planet where the grass attaches to his body, and in the ...
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Aliens helping contact spirits of the dead?

I am looking for a short story that involves a plane crash. However, aliens intervene; while they can’t save the crash victims, they have technology that lets them say goodbye to their loved ones.
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Looking for a story where humans fight aliens with waves of soldiers

Story about how an alien race kinda helps humans expand but then war breaks out with the central races and humans beat the biggest army by sending wave on waves of soldiers. The original race is ...
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Last survivors on Earth care for embryos and children. Told from little girl's perspective

I read an old novel when I was in high school. It was about a time after humans had been wiped out somehow. Some survivors lived on Earth, had some human embryos and cared for 2 children. The story ...
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I cant remember the name of this book

So i read this book last year, it’s about a girl who dies trying to save a classmate’s deaf sister from an oncoming truck but dies and gets chosen to fight aliens called daru but find out that they ...
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I'm looking for a book where an alien with some kind of golden looking organism on him crashes on Earth

I remember that the ship in which he crashes has the same golden symbols and the feminine lead has to convice her to release him so she could take care of the alien. This golden organism or whatever ...
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Looking for this hard copy comic book series

He's the descendant of an advanced alien race that gets exterminated through a war and is left on planet Earth in the pre medieval times. Fearsome with the sword and his bow. In on of the books one of ...
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B&W movie of man developing super hearing

Does anyone know of a B&W movie where a man develops super hearing? It gets so bad that he needs an operation to stop it. Just as they are about to operate he hears aliens voices - but the movie ...
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Old movie with aliens that look like humans except they have only two splayed toes

The movie concerns aliens that look like normal humans, except they have only two splayed toes. They are living on Earth as normal humans. Don't remember much of the plot, except that their toes give ...

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