Almost certainly Howard Hawks' The Thing from Another World (1951), which was remade by John Carpenter as The Thing in 1982.
It has the Arctic research base and the stalking monster, which is electrocuted at the end.
The thing from Another World? (1951)
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.
Wikipedia has the ending being:
The team retreat to the station's generator room to keep warm, and an electrical "fly trap" is rigged. The alien attacks again, but at the last moment, ...
Feels like The Langoliers from a Stephen King Book
On a red eye flight to Boston from LA 10 people wake up to a shock.
All the passengers and crew have vanished. When they try to contact
the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to
discover that things haven't changed. But its like the world is dead.
No one is there, the air is ...
This seems to be the very obscure sci-fi thriller Hyper Space (AKA The Black Forest: Rage in Space, AKA Space Rangers) from 1989. From Encyclopedia.com:
Six people awaken from cryogenic sleep to discover that their spaceship has become marooned lightyears from earth and only a single passenger shuttle is available to get someone home. Naturally, everyone ...
Alien Lover (1975)?
An orphaned teenager becomes involved with an alien who was beamed to Earth from another galaxy in a TV signal. Is the alien a dream come true or a harbinger of doom?
The movie is on YouTube (see below), relevant timestamps:
35'45, curious cat; fried cat at 38'52;
1'04'10, the trapped-in-TV son screaming "Motheeeeer" (...
This is Kung Fu Hustle.
In 1940s Shanghai, petty crooks Sing and Bone aspire to join the notorious Axe Gang, which rules the town with an iron fist under the leadership of cold-blooded Brother Sum. One day, the two visit the run down Pigsty Alley claiming to be Axe Gang members, and attempt to threaten the residents before being chased off by the slum's ...
There is Lifepod, a made-for-TV movie from 1993, an science fiction homage to Alfred Hitchcock's Lifeboat. The timing fits, if it was being shown early this century; moreover, if I had to guess when Lifepod was made, based just on the visual appearance, I would say it looks like something from the 1980s.
The plot summary, per Wikipedia:
On Christmas Eve ...
This is the TV movie Alien Cargo (1999). The computer's name is actually Shoshoni.
In a time when interplanetary shipping is routine, poor judgment is a fatal error. The crew of the Solar System Shipping shipping vessel number 17 runs in shifts. When the second shift awakens from hyper-sleep almost ten months after their scheduled time, they find the ship ...
This is probably Robert Rodriguez's Shorts
In a gambit that seems designed to amuse the filmmaker more than his audience, the story is divided into five "shorts," which are presented out of order. The central character is grade-schooler Toby "Toe" Thompson (Jimmy Bennett), who lives with his overworked parents (Leslie Mann and Jon Cryer) and disdainful ...
This is Interceptor Force (1999).
In the near future, the government has created an elite team of
soldiers specially trained in the event of a hostile alien encounter.
A multi-national force of the world's best, they are known as the
Interceptor Force. A covert early warning satellite network tracks an
object crash landing in a town in the Pacific ...
"Alien Apocalypse" (2005 TV movie)
It sounds similar to this movie that was shown on the old Sci-Fi channel and had aliens that looked like praying mantises. The scene with an alien biting off the head of a human occurs at about 1:42 of the trailer/clip video from YouTube posted below.
Demon in the Bottle (1996)?
Here is the plot synopsis from IMDb.com:
Four teenagers find a lost treasure buried by a 18th century pirate on
a desert island. But they accidentally release the monster who lives
inside a bottle, keeping the treasure
Here is the complete movie from YouTube, the scene with the boy finding out that the words said to the ...
This is possibly, The Haunted, a 1991 TV movie.
The plot summary from Wikipedia identifies three spirits:
The Smurl family move into their new home on Chase Street only to find that it is plagued with three spirits and a demon. The demon wants to destroy their family and they are constantly desperate until they find the Warren family to get rid of them.
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976), based (loosely) on the book of the same name.
Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth from a distant planet on a mission to take water back to his home planet, which is experiencing a catastrophic drought. Throughout the film are brief sequences of his wife and children back on his home planet, ...