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7 Funny Alien Movies Like Aliens In The Attic

2009

Starring:  Kevin Nealon, Robert Hoffman, Tim Meadows

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There’s a ton of alien movies available to watch. Some are scary, some are werid and confusing, and some are hilarious. This list is of aliens for kids. Aliens in the Attic is about a family who is spending time at an old lakehouse in Creek Landing, Michigan.

Like most kids, the Pearson’s are curious. They find themselves in the attic of this old home. After noticing the antenna dish is destroyed, the kids come across tiny alien invaders. These small aliens seem cute but they are also very dangerous. The aliens can manipulate adults through mind control.

Now, the Pearson kids and their friends must join together and get rid of the aliens before the adults are completely overthrown. Luckily, they find an unlikely ally to help them out. The Aliens in the Attic movie is great family fun and filled with humor and entertainment. For more movies about aliens suitable for the entire family, browse our list below.

Earth To Echo

2014

Starring: Teo Halm, Brian Bradley, Reese Hartwig

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Earth to Echo is one of the best UFO movies like Aliens in the Attic on our list. Earth to Echo is very similar to the classic E.T. movie. This family-friendly flick is about four teens who find a lost alien and try to help him return home. Earth to Echo is a beautiful, funny, movie, with a ton of heart. This addition to our list of films like Aliens in the Attic is a hidden gem filled with edgy action and adorable moments. Start watching it now.


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Race To Witch Mountain

2009

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, AnnaSophia Robb, Carla Gugino

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Most of the movies with aliens you watch have strange looking creatures. The aliens in Race to Witch Mountain look like normal humans. This movie is about a cab driver in Las Vegas who finds himself in quite a predicament. He has to protect two children with paranormal powers and bring them to their destination before a wicked organization grabs them for their nefarious plans. Race to Witch Mountain is one of the top funny alien movies on our list and it shouldn’t be missed.


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Zathura: A Space Adventure

2005

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Kristen Stewart, Dax Shepard, and Frank Oz

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If you’ve ever watched Jumanji, you know that board games can be dangerous. Zathura is another board game movie like Jumanji. This is also a great addition to our list of movies like Aliens in the Attic. Zathura: A Space Adventure is about two brothers who play a game that launches them, and their home, into space. The only way they can beat the aliens and return home is to finish the game. That isn’t going to be an easy task. The brothers must learn to get along and work together before they end up as a snack for the scary aliens. Zathura: A Space Adventure is an exciting and excellent movie you should watch during your next family movie night. Thumbs-up all the way!


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My Favorite Martian

1999

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Christopher Lloyd, Elizabeth Hurley

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If you’re looking for a movie similar to Aliens in the Attic, you’ll adore My Favorite Martian. This movie is about an alien from Mars that has crash landed on Earth. A down-on-his-luck reporter is the one to find the alien. The alien dubs himself “Uncle Martin” and soon becomes friends with the reporter. Their mission now is to fix Uncle Martin’s ship and send him home before the government finds out where he’s hiding. The My Favorite Martian 1999 movie is amazing and a lot of fun. If you’ve never seen it, you should.


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Coneheads

1993

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Michelle Burke

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If you grew up in the 90’s you surely remember these fellows. The coneheads are unforgettable. If you don’t know anything about this perfect addition to our UFO movies list, here is what Coneheads is about. Coneheads features a family of aliens with cone-like heads. They have been ditched on Earth, so they decide to make the most of it and live like humans. It doesn’t take long for the government to come poking around. Luckily, the Coneheads have been taken back to their planet but it’s a lot more dangerous than they remember. It might be safer to return to Earth. Coneheads is very inventive and way ahead of its time. This is definitely a funny alien movie to see.


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Mars Needs Moms

2011

Voices: Seth Green, Dan Fogler, Elisabeth Harnois

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Another great addition to our list of family movies like Aliens in the Attic, is called Mars Needs Moms. Mars Needs Mom is an animated masterpiece. This cartoon adventure is about Milo. Milo’s mom has just been abducted by aliens. The aliens need his mom to help them understand more about raising children. Milo is a smart kid, he finds a way onto a spaceship and makes it to Mars. Now, Milo must rescue his mom before he loses her forever. Mars Needs Mom is a vibrant and original movie that is fun for the entire family. If you want an alien movie for kids, you’ve just found a great one.


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Planet 51

2009

Voices: Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long

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Lastly, on our list of movies with aliens, we must add Planet 51. This is a new twist on alien movies. Normally, aliens invade us. This movie is about an alien civilization that has been invaded by an astronaut named Chuck. Chuck finds himself in quite a pickle. He doesn’t know if he can trust the aliens he has come across but he must make a choice because the military wants Chuck for themselves. Chuck makes a new friend with a quirky alien called Lem. Together they try to save Chuck and Lem’s home before all is lost. This cute and charming movie has a 50’s feeling and is something everyone if your family will enjoy. Click on the link above to start viewing Planet 51 now.

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