Alien (1979)

In space no one can hear you scream.

  • Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1979-05-25
  • User Rating: 8.147/10 from 13202 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 57min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Brandywine Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America, United Kingdom
  • Director: Ridley Scott
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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.


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  • Sigourney Weaver

    as Ripley
  • Tom Skerritt

    as Dallas
  • Ian Holm

    as Ash
  • Yaphet Kotto

    as Parker
  • John Hurt

    as Kane
  • Veronica Cartwright

    as Lambert
  • Harry Dean Stanton

    as Brett
  • Bolaji Badejo

    as The Alien
  • Helen Horton

    as Mother (voice)
  • Roy Scammell

    as The Alien (uncredited)
  • Eddie Powell

    as The Alien (uncredited)
Directing Ridley Scott Director
Production Mary Selway Casting
Sound Ben Burtt Sound Designer
Production David Giler Producer
Production Walter Hill Producer
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Art Michael Seymour Production Design
Art Benjamín Fernández Assistant Art Director
Writing Dan O'Bannon Screenplay
Writing Dan O'Bannon Story
Production Ronald Shusett Executive Producer
Writing Ronald Shusett Story
Production Gordon Carroll Producer
Production Ivor Powell Associate Producer
Camera Derek Vanlint Director of Photography
Editing Terry Rawlings Editor
Editing Peter Weatherley Editor
Art Roger Christian Art Direction
Art Leslie Dilley Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up John Mollo Costume Design
Sound Robert Hathaway Music Editor
Visual Effects H. R. Giger Creature Design
Visual Effects Carlo Rambaldi Visual Effects
Crew Brian Johnson Special Effects
Sound Jim Shields Sound Editor
Sound Bill Rowe Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Lionel Newman Conductor
Crew Dennis Lowe Special Effects Technician
Art Ron Cobb Concept Artist
Production Mary Goldberg Casting
Costume & Make-Up Tiny Nicholls Wardrobe Supervisor
Art Jean Giraud Conceptual Design
Art Ian Whittaker Set Decoration
Directing Kay Fenton Continuity
Production Garth Thomas Production Manager
Crew Eddie Powell Stunts
Sound Derrick Leather Production Sound Mixer
Art Bill Welch Construction Manager
Visual Effects Nick Allder Special Effects Supervisor
Art Jonathan Amberston Assistant Art Director
Art Dave Jordan Property Master
Sound Bryan Tilling Dialogue Editor
Sound Max Bell Dolby Consultant
Crew Roy Scammell Stunt Coordinator
Camera Bob Penn Still Photographer
Visual Effects Peter Voysey Modelling Supervisor
Visual Effects Eddie Butler Modeling
Costume & Make-Up Sarah Monzani Hairdresser
Costume & Make-Up Pat Hay Makeup Artist
Crew David H. Watkins Special Effects Technician
Lighting Ray Evans Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Tommie Manderson Makeup Supervisor
Crew George Gunning Carpenter
Visual Effects Brian Johnson Special Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Dennis Ayling VFX Director of Photography
Art Chris Foss Concept Artist
Camera Jimmy Walters Key Grip
Directing Paul Ibbetson First Assistant Director
Crew Guy Hudson Special Effects Technician
Crew Phil Knowles Special Effects Technician
Crew Roger Nichols Special Effects Technician
Crew Neil Swan Special Effects Technician
Directing Raymond Becket Assistant Director
Visual Effects Patti Rodgers Modeling
Crew Brian Doyle Unit Publicist
Production Bill Finch Production Accountant