Alien

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Overview

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 host is birthed.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 57m

Budget $11,000,000.00

Revenue $104,931,801.00

Homepage https://www.facebook.com/alienanthology/

Release Information

  • May 25, 1979
    R, Theatrical
  • December 2, 2003
    R, Physical

Genres

Keywords

Cast 10

  1. Sigourney Weaver
  2. Tom Skerritt

    Tom Skerritt
    Dallas

  3. Veronica Cartwright
  4. Harry Dean Stanton
  5. John Hurt

    John Hurt
    Kane

  6. Ian Holm
  7. Yaphet Kotto

    Yaphet Kotto
    Parker

  8. Bolaji Badejo
  9. HH

    Helen Horton
    Mother (voice)

  10. Eddie Powell

    Eddie Powell
    Alien (uncredited)

Crew 30

Art

  1. MS

    Michael Seymour
    Production Design

  2. RC

    Roger Christian
    Production Design

  3. RC

    Roger Christian
    Art Direction

  4. LD

    Leslie Dilley
    Art Direction

  5. IW

    Ian Whittaker
    Set Decoration

  6. H.R. Giger

    H.R. Giger
    Production Design

  7. JA

    Jonathan Amberston
    Assistant Art Director

  8. Jean Giraud

    Jean Giraud
    Conceptual Design

Camera

  1. DV

    Derek Vanlint
    Director of Photography

  2. BP

    Bob Penn
    Still Photographer

Costume & Make-Up

  1. JM

    John Mollo
    Costume Design

Crew

  1. BJ

    Brian Johnson
    Special Effects

  2. DJ

    Dave Jordan
    Property Master

  3. RS

    Roy Scammell
    Stunt Coordinator

Directing

  1. Ridley Scott

    Ridley Scott
    Director

Editing

  1. TR
  2. PW
  3. BT

    Bryan Tilling
    Dialogue Editor

Production

  1. GC

    Gordon Carroll
    Producer

  2. DG

    David Giler
    Producer

  3. Walter Hill

    Walter Hill
    Producer

  4. IP

    Ivor Powell
    Producer

  5. RS

    Ronald Shusett
    Executive Producer

  6. MG

    Mary Goldberg
    Casting

  7. MS

    Mary Selway
    Casting

Sound

  1. Jerry Goldsmith

    Jerry Goldsmith
    Original Music Composer

  2. RH

    Robert Hathaway
    Sound Editor

  3. MB

    Max Bell
    Dolby Consultant

Writing

  1. Dan O'Bannon

    Dan O'Bannon
    Screenplay

  2. RS

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