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Author: Ridley ScottDan O'BannonDavid GilerGordon CarrollWalter HillAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ridley Scott; Dan O'Bannon; David Giler; Gordon Carroll; Walter Hill; Ronald Shusett; Sigourney Weaver; Tom Skerritt; Veronica Cartwright; Jerry Goldsmith; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Brandywine (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 57728233
Language Note: Closed-captioned. English (Dolby 5.1 and surround) and French (Dolby surround) soundtracks with optional subtitles in English and Spanish.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Special features: Audio commentary by Ridley Scott; deleted scenes; artwork and photo galleries; original storyboards; isolated original score; alternate music tracks; outtakes; theatrical trailers; screensaver files.
Credits: Director of photography, Derek Vanlint ; film editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Jerry Goldsmith ; story, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett.
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto.
Awards: 1979 Academy Award: Best effects (visual effects).
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround.
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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Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left.

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