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"In space, no one can hear you scream"

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While en route home to planet Earth, the passengers of the spaceship Nostromo detour to a passing planetoid in order to investigate a signal from a mysterious vessel. The terror begins when the crew (including Sigourney Weaver, Ian Holm and John Hurt) encounters a nest of eggs inside the alien ship and a deadly organism makes its way back onto the Nostromo. What happens next is an array of chest-bursting, nail-biting fun in this 1979 sci-fi horror from the mind of Ridley Scott.

Why You Should See This Film

Hugely influential upon its initial release and still inspiring countless knock-offs to this day, Alien remains a veritable classic of the sci-fi genre, elevating the form (and the thrills). Sigourney Weaver’s heroic portrayal of Ellen Ripley is matched in icon status only by the titular alien – designed in sickening detail by Academy Award-winning Swiss artist HR Giger.


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  • Year: 1979
  • Rating: M
  • Director: Ridley Scott
  • Cast: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright
  • Duration: 116 minutes
  • Language: English
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