Alien (1979)

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In space no one can hear you scream.

Directed By Ridley Scott Ridley Scott Starring Tom Skerritt Tom Skerritt  •  Sigourney Weaver Sigourney Weaver  •  Ian Holm Ian Holm  •  Harry Dean Stanton Harry Dean Stanton  •  John Hurt John Hurt Genres Body Horror  •  Cyborg / Android / Robot  •  Horror  •  Monster Film  •  Sci-Fi Horror  •  Science Fiction Studios &
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Alien  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Roger Ebert's Great Movies  •  Academy Award for Best Production Design Nominated  •  Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film Nominated  •  Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film Winning  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Horror Films  •  Alamo Drafthouse 100  •  Time Out: London's 50 Greatest Monster Movies  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies  •  They Shoot Zombies, Don't They? Top 1000 Horror Movies
Release Info 1979-05-25T00:00:00Z May 25, 1979
Color  •  117 minutes R Rated R
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Comments (13)

 
cheesydog1

cheesydog1 on 4/22/2014 Reply  · 

Better than Aliens in my opinion

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Arthouse

Arthouse on 10/3/2014 Reply  · 

Same here.

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Arthouse

Arthouse on 10/3/2014 Reply  · 

One of the best science fiction films ever made.

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Danny237

Danny237 on 3/21/2015 Reply  · 

Best Sci-Fi ever made! I'll go rewatch this, The Fellowship of the Ring, and Evil Dead II for move up in my list!

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Koroy

Koroy on 8/4/2015 Reply  · 

Great 1st half
Messy and rushed 2nd half

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Mr_Pink

Mr_Pink on 4/24/2016 Reply  · 

Boring as fuck.

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GoncaloOliveir07

GoncaloOliveir07 on 6/9/2018 Reply  · 

fuck you

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LOR13

LOR13 on 12/3/2018 Reply  · 

A sci-fi /horror classic, with a methodically slow buildup, great atmosphere, expert pacing and direction. An A+ B Film. Weavers Ripley is a legendary female protagonist.

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EclipseTheLight

EclipseTheLight on 5/13/2020 Reply  · 

Masterclass.

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IloveMovie243

IloveMovie243 on Oct 25 Reply  · 

Probably the first movie where I was hit with a jumpscare, then it cut to the next scene and I realized: “Oh sh*t! I’m still scared!”.

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