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Alien

Alien

In space no one can hear you scream.
May 25, 1979 1h 57m
8.1
8021 votes

Synopsis

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.

Title Alien
Companies Brandywine Productions, 20th Century Fox
Countries United States of America, United Kingdom
Keywords android, spacecraft, countdown, space marine, space suit, beheading, space travel, dystopia, biology, cowardice, space, alien, female protagonist, cult film, parasite, h. r. giger, cosmos, xenomorph
Tom Skerritt

Tom Skerritt

Arthur Koblenz Dallas
Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver

Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley
Veronica Cartwright

Veronica Cartwright

Joan Marie Lambert
Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton

Samuel Elias Brett
John Hurt

John Hurt

Gilbert Ward Kane
Yaphet Kotto

Yaphet Kotto

Dennis Monroe Parker
Helen Horton

Helen Horton

Mother (voice)
Eddie Powell

Eddie Powell

Alien (uncredited)