The List: 10 most awesome movie aliens

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

John Carpenter's 1982 sci-fi horror flick was the definition of "gets under your skin," with a shape-shifting alien that takes over other life forms and imitates them. The alien's other notable features include blood that jumps when you poke it with a hot wire, which freaked out a young boy who still has nightmares about it years later.