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Alien (1979)

R   |    |  Horror, Sci-Fi


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After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.

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Did You Know?

Trivia

In an interview with Director Ridley Scott found on the Prometheus (2012) Blu-Ray DVD, Scott confirms that the Alien films and the two Blade Runner films are set in the same universe. he state's...

"So... Almost this world could easily be the city (... ...


Quotes

Brett: This is the worst shit I've ever seen, man.
Parker: What you say? You got any biscuits over there?
Ripley: Here's some cornbread.
Parker: Cornbread. Yeah.
Lambert: I am cold.
Parker: Still with us, Brett?
Brett: Right.
Kane: Oh, I feel dead.
Parker: Anybody ever tell you you look dead, man?


Goofs

(at around 10 mins) When Parker and Brett are walking through a long hallway and complaining that none of the other crew "come down here", their reflection can briefly be seen in a mirror behind them. Mirrors were used to make the set hallways look much longer than they actually were.


Crazy Credits

The title of the movie is slowly created one line at a time at the top of the screen during the opening credits, starting out with the I, then vertical lines in L and E, and the forward slash in A and the slash in N (so it looks like / I I I \), then the ensuing lines of each letter are added slowly one at a time until the title is fully visible.


Alternate Versions

The present Norwegian DVD release is uncut and the first video-release from CBS/FOX video is also uncut with an 18 rating. The cinema version was cut to get an 16 rating.


Soundtracks

Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
by
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as W.A. Mozart)

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Genres

Horror | Sci-Fi

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