Alien (1979) (updated 2005)
Directed by: Ridley Scott, Written by: Dan O'Bannon

The first of four movies about Officer Ellen Ripley's fight against the
Alien-creatures. The crew of the commercial spaceship Nostromo recieves
an SOS signal from a distant planet and they are obliged to investigate.
After landing on the planet they soon find a hive colony habitated of
some unknown creatures. One of the crew-members is attacked by one of
the creatures and goes into a coma, the parasite dies and they then think
it is all ok, but this was just the beginning...

Sigourney Weaver, Ian Holm, Tom Skerrit, Veronica Cartwright, etc.

DVD info (Picture above to the right):
Best version has: THX Certified, widescreen and DTS surround
(DTS available e.g. in the quadrilogy box set)

Cinema release: 25th of May 1979, DVD release: 1st of June 1999
Links (Official site, production sites, trailers etc):
Alien, 20th Century Fox
Alien Director's Cut, 20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox
Alien Quadrilogy

All Alien movies :
Alien 3
Alien Resurrection
Related: Alien Vs. Predator

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