Movie » Alien released on May 25, 1979.

    The special effects extravaganza that kick-started the famous franchise.

    Short summary describing this movie.

    Alien last edited by Jreyor on 03/16/24 01:07PM View full history

    Far in the future, a space-ship is hauling it's cargo load back to Earth when it intercepts a transmission of unknown origin from a nearby planet. After touching down, a extraterrestrial creature boards their ship. What ensues afterwards has been the stuff of nightmares for millions of viewers around the world, and the crew of the ship find out all too well that in space, no one can hear you scream.

    Alien was nominated and won the 1979 Academy Award for Special Effects.



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    Sci-Fi & Horror all rolled in one.... 0

    I had the luxury of sorts of seeing this movie as a kid.  Granted, I may have been too young to see the movie, but my Dad and I shared a love for Sci-Fi and he took me to see this with him at the Drive-In.  Wonder how many Viners have been to a Drive-In Theatre...... Regardless,  I  was enamored with Sigourney Weaver and I also damn near pooped myself during the scene where the alien breaks through the character's chest.  Oh, yeah, I think it made a lot of people jump, and that scene alone is wo...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

    Alien 0

    SynopsisA group of space travellers stumbles on a discovery where it leads to terrifying circumstances.The GoodSignourney Weaver is known as a heroine in the sci-fi genre. This sets the stage for her career in the Alien movie franchise. An alien that has gotten loose and the space crew tries to find it. This lead to scary moments in the history of horror films. Because the creature lurks in the dark and eats human flesh one by one. The special efftects were gory to watch as the similar movie, Jo...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

    And the Winner For Most Memorable Tag Line is... 0

    By The Angry Comic Book Critic           "In Space No One Can Hear You Scream." That has to be one of the most memorable tag lines in cinematic history and it is to expected to have come from an amazing film. Alien this probably has to be Ridley Scott's greatest achievement I mean I have yet to meet one person who does not know of this Sci-fi classic. Now I love this movie to death but my god I had no idea the characters in this film aside from Ripley were so fucking retarded I mean you ha...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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