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Alien

"In space no one can hear you scream."

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate ...

Details

-- Box Office --
Released: May 25th, 1979
Budget: $11,000,000.00
Revenue: $104,931,801.00
-- General Information --
Rating: R
Runtime: 117 Minutes
Genres: Adventure / Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
-- Ratings --
IMDB: N/A
Rotten Tomatoes: N/A
Metascore N/A

Alien Main Cast

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Tom Skerritt
Tom Skerritt
plays Dallas
Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
plays Ripley
Veronica Cartwright
Veronica Cartwright
plays Lambert
Harry Dean Stanton
Harry Dean Stanton
plays Brett
John Hurt
John Hurt
plays Kane
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • A lawsuit by A.E. van Vogt, claiming plagiarism of his 1939 story "Discord in Scarlet" (which he had also incorporated in the 1950 novel "Voyage of the Space Beagle"), was settled out of court.
  • Roger Dicken, who designed and operated the facehugger and the chestburster, had originally wanted the latter to pull itself out of Kane's torso with its own little hands, a sequence he felt would have produced a much more horrifying effect than the gratuitous blood and guts in the release print.
  • Conceptual artist H.R. Giger would successfully sue 20th Century Fox 18 years later over his lack of screen credit on Alien Resurrection.
  • The screen test that bagged Sigourney Weaver the role of Ripley was her speech from her final scene.
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Movie Series/Collection

Alien
1979
- Alien
Aliens
1986
- Aliens
Predator
1987
- Predator
Predator 2
1990
- Predator 2
Alien 3
1992
- Alien 3
Alien: Resurrection
1997
- Alien: Resurrection

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