Alien (1979)

In space no one can hear you scream.

  • Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1979-05-25
  • User Rating: 8.1/10 from 9638 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 57min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Brandywine Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America, United Kingdom
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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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    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 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
    Crew Dave Jordan Property Master
    Editing 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