Video Release: September 11, 2007
Rating: Not Rated
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
- Runtime: 117 minutes
- NTSC (Canada and USA)
- Originally in English
- Released in French
While investigating an alien spacecraft ditched on a dead planet, the crew of a space freighter picks up an uninvited passenger. This languid masterpiece of horror depicts a primal inter-species struggle for survival juxtaposed against a jungle of hyper-technology. Followed by Aliens, a cathartic sequel by Cameron, in 1986, Alien 3 in 1992, and Alien Resurrection in 1997. Academy Award Nominations: 2, including Best Art Direction. Academy Awards: Best Visual Effects.
Theatrical Release: May 25, 1979.