Works of fiction featuring unnamed alien races


An Old Friend
* John Carpenter's The Thing
* Arthur C. Clarke's 2001: A Space Odyssey (unseen designers of the Monoliths)
* Hal Clement's Needle and Through the Eye of a Needle
* Fritz Leiber's 'The Wanderer
* Stanisław Lem's The Invincible
* John Lymington's Night of the Big Heat
* Satyajit Ray's The Alien
* Satyajit Ray's Banku Babu's Friend
* Jagadananda Roy's Shukra Bhraman (Travels to Jupiter)
* Carl Sagan's Contact
* Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind
* Steven Spielberg's E.T.
* Steven Spielberg's Taken
* The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
* Babylon 5: Thirdspace (telepaths)
* The Body Snatchers (pod people) and its film adaptations
* Cocoon and Cocoon: The Return
* The Greatest American Hero
* I Come in Peace
* Independence Day
* Super Mario Land and successing games (Tatanga's species)
* ToHeart2 (Lucy Maria Misora/Ruuko)
* War of the Worlds
* Prey
* Signs (film)
* Star Wars
* Halo
* Alien Olympics 2044 AD (Game Boy)​