When it comes to scary aliens, science fiction has never failed us. From the xenomorphs of the “Alien” films to the titular Killer Klowns from Outer Space, the sci-fi universe is chock full of terrifying extraterrestrials to choose from. Indeed — fictional monsters are the focus of Episode 3 of “AMC Visionaries: James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction,” airing tonight (May 14).
But not all alien monsters max out our “scare” meter at Space.com. Check out our picks for the scariest movie aliens of all time!
(Editor’s note: Just in case you haven’t seen any of these movies, we’ll put their names in the preceding slide so, you know, spoiler alert.)
First Stop: The Kaiju of “Pacific Rim”