ORIGINAL TITLE Alien
DIRECTOR Ridley Scott
SCREENPLAY Dan O'Bannon
MUSIC Jerry Goldsmith
PHOTOGRAPHY & Dereck Vanlint Denys Ayling
CAST Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Yaphet Kotto, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, Ian Holm
PRODUCER 20th Century Fox / Brandywine Productions
AWARDS 1979: Oscar: Best Visual Effects. Nominated for Best Art Direction.
1979: 2 BAFTA awards: Production Design, Sound. 5 nominations.
1979: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Soundtrack.
1979 San Sebastian Film Festival: Best Cinematography and special effects.
GENDER Science fiction. Terror | Aliens. Space Adventure. Cult Movie
SYNOPSIS Back to Earth, the cargo ship Nostromo interrupted his journey and awakens all seven crew. The central computer, MADRE, has detected a mysterious transmission unknown life form, from a nearby planet. The ship then heads strange planet to investigate the origin of the communication