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

Synopsis:
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...

Starring:
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
Aliens
Alien 3
Alien Resurrection
Related: Alien Vs. Predator

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