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Alien (1979)

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.

Plot Keywords: android, spacecraft, countdown, space marine, space suit, beheading, space travel, dystopia, biology, cowardice, space, alien, female protagonist, cult film, parasite, space opera, cosmos, xenomorph

DirectorRidley Scott
WritersDan O'Bannon, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett
Production CompaniesBrandywine Productions, 20th Century Fox
Production CountriesUnited States of America, United Kingdom
Spoken LanguagesEnglish, Español

Alternate Titles

Alien - O Oitavo Passageiro
Alien: The Director's Cut
Alien, el 8º pasajero
Alien - den åttonde passageraren
Alien, o Oitavo Passageiro
Alien, le 8ème passager
Alien 1
Alien 1
Alien 1: Das unheimliche Wesen aus einer fremden Welt