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Fascinated by extra-terrestrials? Brush up on your alien knowledge by watching these hidden gems on Netflix

Quit spacing out, thinking about the extra-terrestrial life beyond earth and learn more about aliens by watching these movies and TV shows on Netflix.

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Tatler lists down a few titles that you’ll love, whether it’s a movie or a bizarre documentary about our little green neighbours from space.

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Top Secret UFO Projects Declassified

Consider this docuseries a crash course on UFO know-hows. It starts off the best way—by discussing the US government Project Blue Book which will leave you even more curious about alien life. Even if you doubt the existence of extra-terrestrials, it’s a great show to help you understand why these beings have started countless conspiracy theories across the world.

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Alien Worlds

Let’s say aliens do exist…what now? The British series is a docufiction that reimagines the world we know today into a world where extraterrestrials exist. But what makes it even more interesting is that this series actually blends science fact and fiction. It’s the best way to explore alien worlds without disregarding science-based facts unlike watching movies.

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The Cloverfield Paradox

The Cloverfield Paradox is a spine-chilling and thought-provoking alien film that's worth a watch (or rewatch if you've seen this Sci-Fi thriller before.) Ever wondered what would happen in space if things didn't go as planned? Watch how scientists face a life-threatening paradox while in space. 

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Lost In Space

This Netflix series is great to binge-watch with the family. Although aliens are generally portrayed as dangerous beings in most films, the viewers will be surprised to see how the creatures are portrayed in this series. It puts a spin on how extra-terrestrials look and act. Here’s a hint—one of the characters form a special bond with one of them and it’s heart-warming.

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There's an asteroid about to hit the earth a few months from now. Sounds familiar? This situation is played out in this drama series and puts the fate of the world in the hands of an MIT graduate and a technological genius. Will they even survive it? This question is enough to keep the viewers' attention.

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