Alien (film)

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Alien movie poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster bi Frankfurt Gips Balkind[1]
Directit biRidley Scott
Produced bi
Screenplay biDan O'Bannon
Story bi
Muisic biJerry Goldsmith
CinematographyDerek Vanlint
Eeditit bi
Distributit bi20th Century Fox
Release date
  • 25 Mey 1979 (1979-05-25) (Unitit States)
  • 6 September 1979 (1979-09-06) (Unitit Kinrick)
Rinnin time
117 minutes[4]
Budget$9–11 million[8][9][10]
Box office$104.9–203.6 million[8][9]

Alien is a 1979 Breetish-American science feection horror film directit bi Ridley Scott, an starnin Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm an Yaphet Kotto. The film's teetle refers tae a heichly aggressive extraterrestrial creatur that stalks an kills the crew o a spaceship.

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  2. 2.0 2.1 Pulleine, Tim (1979). "Alien". Monthly Film Bulletin. London: British Film Institute. 46 (540): 191. ISSN 0027-0407. p.c — 20th Century-Fox (London), A Brandywine-Ronald Shushett production
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Alien". American Film Institute. Retrieved August 25, 2015. Production Company: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. Production Text: a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production
  4. "ALIEN". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved December 9, 2014.
  5. "Endangering Science Fiction Film". 2015-06-26. Retrieved 2015-10-12.
  6. Bryn V. Young-Roberts. "The Film Reader's Guide to James Cameron's Avatar". p. 77. Retrieved 2015-10-12.
  7. Marc Blake; Sara Bailey (2013-07-18). "Writing the Horror Movie". Retrieved 2015-10-12.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Alien - Box Office Data, DVD and Blu-ray Sales, Movie News, Cast and Crew Information". The Numbers. Retrieved December 9, 2014.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Alien (1979)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 8, 2008.
  10. Official documentation for the film states that the budget was $11 million, but other sources give different numbers. Sigourney Weaver has stated that it was $14 million, while Ridley Scott, Ivor Powell, and Tom Skerritt have each recalled it being closer to $8.4 million. McIntee, 14–15.