Space is something that can be terrifying as well as fascinating.But when you see horror movies set in space it terrifies the “space” out of you. Though there was a lack of technology and special effects in the 20th century, it produced some terrifying works in this hybrid genre and the ones made in this century make it seem so real that the even the thought of void space is sure to give you chills.
These movies make us seem like specks of dust in this vast universe and the powerful aliens that these movies portray are surely greatly more intelligent and advanced than us. And these thoughts will surely turn your fascination of space to a terrifying thought. With that said, here is list of top space horror movies ever. You can watch some of these best space horror movies movies on Netflix or Amazon Prime or Hulu.
12. Lifeforce (1985)
When contact is lost with a space shuttle investigating the Halley’s Comet, a rescue mission is sent only to find charred remains of the crew, a missing escape pod and three aliens sleeping suspended inside odd crystal-like chambers. The aliens are brought back to London and then things start to get eerie when one of them wakes up sucks the blood out of the nearest doctor leaving him like a desiccated husk. This leads to an attack on earth by alien vampires who try to suck the life out of every human. This may not be the best movie on the list but it is a must watch for every horror fan. Though it is not entirely based in space, a part of the movie takes place in space and is as terrifying as it gets.
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11. Planet of the Vampires (1965)