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Alien

1979-05-25 | Horror / Science Fiction
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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.
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt

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8.4
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14 wins 34 nominations
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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Effects, Visual Effects

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    Best Production Design

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    Best Sound Track

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Alien FAQ

The certification of Alien is R.
On April 22, 2021, there were 5309 public reaction to Alien including five stars, badass female, great to watch alone, for heartbroken viewers, scandalous.
The casts of Alien are Sigourney Weaver starring as Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley, Tom Skerritt starring as Arthur Koblenz Dallas, Veronica Cartwright starring as Joan Marie Lambert, Harry Dean Stanton starring as Samuel Elias Brett, John Hurt starring as Gilbert Ward Kane, Ian Holm starring as Ash.
The revenue of Alien was 104,931,801 USD.
The full version of Alien is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV
On April 22, 2021, the IMDB rating of Alien is 8.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 98/100, Metacritic rating is 89/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.
The release date of Alien is May 25, 1979.
The runtime of Alien is 117 minutes.
The genre of Alien is Horror,Science Fiction.
Alien won 1980 Academy Awards, USA, 1980 BAFTA Awards, 2012 Online Film & Television Association, 2011 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 2010 IGN Summer Movie Awards, 2010 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards, 2008 International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA), 2002 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 1980 Hugo Awards, 1979 San Sebastián International Film Festival.
The director of Alien is Ridley Scott.
The sequels of Alien are Alien, Aliens, Alien³, Alien Resurrection.
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..