Alien

(1979)

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.

  1. Ronald Shusett

    Writer

  2. Dan O'Bannon

    Screenplay

  3. Ridley Scott

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Skerritt

    Tom Skerritt

    Arthur Dallas

  2. Sigourney Weaver

    Sigourney Weaver

    Ellen Ripley

  3. Veronica Cartwright

    Veronica Cartwright

    Joan Lambert

  4. Harry Dean Stanton

    Harry Dean Stanton

    Samuel Brett

  5. John Hurt

    John Hurt

    Gilbert Kane

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 25, 1979
    R, Theatrical (limited)
  • June 21, 1979
    R, Theatrical
  • December 2, 2003
    R, Physical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 57m

Budget $11,000,000.00

Revenue $104,931,801.00

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