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There is a monster hit of a movie coming this summer.  It’s the next generation of Superman series..."Man of Steel".  Obviously we think of the man in tights as a superhero but in truth, Supe is an Alien!  That realization got the Eonline folks thinking about all the awesome aliens from other worlds are actually the most memorable. The following are who they think are the biggest, brightest and sometimes baddest aliens in the galaxy.

8. Starman
A visitor to Earth transforming into a human being with an uncanny resemblance to Jeff Bridges!  

 7. Neytiri
She's athletic, loyal, fiercely independent and makes her way around Pandora wearing next to nothing. Yeah, Avatar's Na'vi princess is pretty perfect.  

6. Chewbacca
Princess Leia may have thought of him as nothing more than a big, walking carpet, but of all the creatures that comprise the Star Wars universe, Han Solo's Wookie sidekick stands, literally and figuratively, head and shoulders above the rest. No wonder this gentle giant received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1997 MTV Movie Awards.

5. Martians
Whether it's the 1953 classic War of the Worlds, Tim Burton's Mars Attacks! or, yes, even Marvin the Martian of Looney Tunes fame, the folks over on the Red Planet really seem to have it in for us. But despite being a continuous threat, our next-door neighbors somehow always manage to make it entertaining to say the least.

4. The Thing
So, just what makes this nameless, faceless microorganism-turned-creature in 1982's The Thing ridiculously terrifying? Aside from being, well, nameless and faceless, it's the ability to morph into the life forms of those it chooses to knock off. As if having to deal with the bone-chilling temps of the Antarctic wasn't bad enough, now you're also stuck with having to figure out which of your fellow researchers isn't who they appear to be.  

3. Mr. Spock
Trekkies -- excuse us, Trekkers -- will undoubtedly agree that it's the half-human half-Vulcan who will forever serve as the poster child for the famous sci-fi franchise. In fact, so beloved is the pointy-eared fella, it didn't come as much of a surprise that after he died in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, along came the Search for Spock sequel soon after.  

 2. The Queen Mother
While plenty of Xenomorphs have unleashed their fury in the Alien flicks, this one arguably deserves to be singled out for a very significant reason -- at the heart of all the so-called evil she exudes is a desire to merely protect her babies

1. E.T.
Let's face it. How can you have a list like this and not have the most endearing alien to ever be put on celluloid top it?