1998 – The X-Files

★★★★☆ USA. 2h1m. Sci-Fi / Thriller. Directed by Rob Bowman. Written by Chris Carter (screenplay) and Chris Carter, Frank Spotnitz (story). Cinematography by Ward Russell. Edited by Stephen Mark. Music by Mark Snow. Starring David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Martin Landau, Blythe Danner, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis, John Neville.

Follows agents Mulder and Scully, removed from their usual jobs on the X-Files, and investigating the bombing of a building and the destruction of criminal evidence. They uncover what appears to be a government conspiracy attempting to hide the truth about an alien colonization of Earth.

2008 – The X-Files: I Want To Believe

★★★☆☆ USA. 1h44m. Sci-Fi / Thriller. Directed by Chris Carter. Written by Chris Carter, Frank Spotnitz. Cinematography by Bill Roe. Edited by Richard A. Harris. Music by Mark Snow. Starring David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly, Alvin “Xzibit” Joiner, Mitch Pileggi.

A standalone thriller horror story, like many of the monster-of-the-week episodes frequently seen in the TV series.