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Late 1990s to early 2000s movie that involved aliens and meat everywhere

This sounds very much like War of the Worlds with Tom Cruise from 2005. Aliens invade earth with building sized war machines, and the protagonist must find safety and protect his son and daughter. ...
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Scifi novel with portals, hostile insectoids, and alliances

Earth having a single warp point that connects to Alpha Centauri which has a bunch (8) is a feature of Steve White and David Weber's "Starfire" series; the bug fight happens in book 3 In ...
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Name of (90’s?) movie or tv that had an alien scorpion creature that attaches to a forearm as a weapon/tool?

Name of (90’s?) movie or tv that had an alien scorpion creature that attaches to a forearm as a weapon/tool? The genetically enhanced Skrill used by Taelon companions on Earth: Final Conflict match ...
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Old Sci-Fi space movie with humans and aliens working together in same ship

The Babylon 5 made-for-tv movie The Legend of the Rangers has this quote, spoken by an alien Minbari character, about the experimental ship Valen: If human military designers had their way every ...
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Alien movie with rope like tails

Is it possible that you're recalling a scene from The Matrix? As much as it pains me to realise it's more than 20 years old now. No aliens, but the machines have a semi-organic look and could easily ...
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Movie where energy beings possess rockabillies, summoning alien queen through rituals, distorting space-time

This is The Violent Kind (2010). One night at a secluded farmhouse deep in the Northern California woods, a small group of hardened young bikers and their girlfriends are tormented when one of the ...
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Webcomic/webtoon about a pink-haired human girl who is the last of her species and is adopted by aliens in space

Is this Galaxy!...? From the Namu Wiki (auto-translated from Korean): Human civilization on a small planet called Earth was destroyed by the invasion of the warring empire Dectonius, and a human girl,...
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Looking for a book about exploring a planet heading out of the galaxy

andrewsi made an answer via comment that I am expanding here. L.E. Modesitt, Jr's The Eternity Artifact is a match on at least a few points. 5,000 years in the future, humankind has spread across ...
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Looking for a book about exploring a planet heading out of the galaxy

At least the start of this question sounds like Pushing Ice by Alastair Reynolds. 2057, Bella Lind and the crew of her nuclear-powered ship, the Rockhopper, push ice. They mine comets. But when Janus,...
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Scifi novel with portals, hostile insectoids, and alliances

I'm going to duplicate-post because DavidW's answer doesn't give much in the way of details. (Bold text is quotes from the Question. Quotes are from the book(s).) Note: a lot of the information you ...
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Movie or show in which a boy with a tape recorder meets an alien in the woods

Proximity (2020) A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials, but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof, which leads him on a journey of discovery. ...
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Scifi book where humans disguise as aliens to infiltrate them

Assault by Brian Falkner, the Recon Team Angel series book number 1 It's 2030, and humanity is losing the war against alien invaders. A Band of Brothers meets Ender's Game in this sci-fi military ...
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Alien show concept on Netflix where Earth is taken over by aliens who hunted humans

Might it be Neil Blomkamp's Rakka? In the near future, Earth will be attacked by technologically superior and highly aggressive reptilian aliens called the Klum (pronounced "klume"). ...
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TV show(?) involving two astronauts on another planet trying to get to a wrecked ship(?) with a sand snake swimming around

The "sand snake" sounds like a black and white episode of the 1960s series The OUter Limits (1963-1965), specifically "The Invisible Enemy", seaosn 2 episode 7, October 31, 1964. ...
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TV show(?) involving two astronauts on another planet trying to get to a wrecked ship(?) with a sand snake swimming around

Is this "The Invisible Enemy" (1964), S2.E7 of The Outer Limits (1963–1965)...? The first manned expedition to Mars finds itself being killed one-by-one by an alien predator. The plot ...
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Looking for a book about exploring a planet heading out of the galaxy

Robert Reed's Marrow (Published in 2000, so not quite late 90's but close enough to be confused with it almost 25 years later?) and other books in the setting (The Great Ship universe) features an ...
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Scifi book where humans disguise as aliens to infiltrate them

"Wasp" by Eric Frank Russell may seem to fit. There is a war that humanity is losing due to the enemy's huge advantage in personnel and equipment. So the hero and some others are ...
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