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Author: Ronald ShusettDan O'BannonGordon CarrollDavid GilerWalter HillAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2003.
Series: Collector's edition (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.), 10.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Director's cutView all editions and formats
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A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter and it must be stopped before they are all killed.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Horror films
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Shusett; Dan O'Bannon; Gordon Carroll; David Giler; Walter Hill; Ridley Scott; Tom Skerritt; Sigourney Weaver; Veronica Cartwright; Harry Dean Stanton; John Hurt; Ian Holm; Yaphet Kotto; Derek Vanlint; Terry Rawlings; Jerry Goldsmith; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Brandywine (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 54012482
Language Note: Closed-captioned. English or Spanish soundtracks, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979.
Special features include: Audio commentary by director, cast members, and others; Star beast : developing the story (featurette); The visualists : direction and design (featurette); Truckers in space : casting (featurette); Future tense : music and editing (featurette); Outward bound : visual effects (featurette); A nightmare fulfilled : reactions to the film (featurette); Fear of the unknown : Shepperton Studios, 1978 (featurette); The darkest reaches : Nostromo and Alien planet (featurette); The eighth passenger : creature design (featurette); The chestburster (multi-angle sequence); Sigourney Weaver screen test; still photo galleries; deleted and extended scenes.
Credits: Story, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett ; director of photography, Derek Vanlint ; film editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Cast: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; NTSC; widescreen presentation (2.35:1 aspect ratio); 5.1 Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround.
Contents: Disc 1: Director's cut (117 min., 2003) --
Theatrical version (116 min., 1979).
Series Title: Collector's edition (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.), 10.
Other Titles: Alien (Motion picture)
Ridley Scott's Alien
Responsibility: 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott.

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A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter and it must be stopped before they are all killed.

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