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Science fiction films
|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.
|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)|
|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.|
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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