The new alien comedy “Paul,” starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as two British nerds who discover an alien in Area 51, opened last weekend in theaters. The military vs. alien invasion action pic “Battle: Los Angeles” has been raking it in as well. In June, J.J. Abrams releases the highly anticipated “Super 8,” which deals with an alien presence found in 1979 Ohio.
There are not a huge amount of films that deal seriously with the matter of extra-terrestrials and UFOs, but this list compiles the best. Here’s the Top 10 First Contact / UFO Movies.