So you made it through all ten seasons of The X-Files and now you want more, which is why you’re here reading about the 11 best UFO documentaries on YouTube.
Conspiracy theorists have dedicated tons of time to studying UFOs and researching the existence of extraterrestrials. It’s such a popular concept in pop culture. Some people believe UFOs are being used by the government and politicians to communicate with aliens and some even believe the government is behind alien abductions.
UFO, in case you don’t know, stands for unidentified flying object. The term popped up in 1953, with the US Air Force using it to describe all reports. Most of those reports of UFOs turn out to be aircraft, balloons, clouds, or astronomical objects. About 5% to 20% of those reported sightings are still unexplained, though, which still leaves them classified as unidentified. If you need some more visuals of UFOs, check out the 10 Most Watched YouTube UFO Sighting Videos.
If you’re the kind of person who’s all about “seeing is believing” then you’ll appreciate these documentaries because they provide evidence backed up with some science, which certainly will help you out in formulating a proper opinion.
To make this list of the best of the best for you to watch, we obviously searched YouTube. The best part about Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s YouTube is that it’s mostly free, so you don’t need to have a subscription to enjoy the content. That’s undoubtedly why the video service has become so immensely popular, and worth as much as $100 billion according to estimates.
We sorted this list by the number of views, because the ones viewed the most often are the best in at least one sense; they’re stirring up the most interest on the topic. We also provided the number of likes that each documentary has received. Of course, these numbers change daily and are likely outdated by the time you’re reading this.
Get your space gear ready and pop some popcorn before digging into the 11 best UFO documentaries on YouTube, beginning on the next page.