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Alien is a 1979 science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto. The film's title refers to a highly aggressive extraterrestrial creature that stalks and kills the crew of a spaceship. Dan O'Bannon wrote the screenplay from a story he wrote with Ronald Shusett, drawing influence from previous works of science fiction and horror. The film w...

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  • The Best Alien Movies On Netflix Instant

    195 Votes

    Extra terrestrials are out there, and by "there" we mean on Netflix. Here are the best alien movies on Netflix Instant, ranked by movie fans like you. Netflix has made it difficult more

  • The Greatest Alien Characters of All Time

    798 Votes | 2 Reranks

    For this poll we've created a list of the greatest aliens of all time, featuring aliens you know from movies, television, video games and more. Of course your favorite cartoon aliens are more

  • The Best '60s Alien Movies

    206 Votes

    Aside from Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, 2001: A Space Odyssey, the best 60's alien films were usually a little bit more on the campy, cult-following side. There weren't many more

  • The Best 1950s Alien Movies

    159 Votes

    In the 1950s, sci-fi films were made with low budgets and B-movie stars because no one thought that they would ever make a big profit. While this did put monetary restrictions on filmmakers, more

  • 50 Surprising Facts You Didn't Know About Alien

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    The wildly popular Alien film franchise is beloved by fans and a commonly held cultural icon, but what behind the scenes facts and Alien trivia might you not know? If you love the Alien more


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