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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 97% / Audience 94%

9/10

Rated R 1 hr 57 mins

GENRES
Action • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION
Ridley Scott
CAST
Sigourney Weaver  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Harry Dean Stanton

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