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Alien

Alien

Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott. The crew of the commercial space tug Nostromo encounter the eponymous Alien, a deadly and aggressive extraterrestrial set loose on the ship. ... more on Wikipedia

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Making ‘Alien’ Was Even More Horrific Than The Final Product 2.3k views While Alien is arguably one of the most terrifying movies of all time, members of its film crew claim making the thing was e...
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The Best Alien Movies Streaming On Netflix 909 votes Extraterrestrials are out there, and by "there" we mean on Netflix. Here are the best alien movies on Netflix, ran...
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11 Reasons Why Alien: Covenant Ruins The Alien Franchise 30.1k views Out of all the franchises, the Alien movies have managed to make some of the worst films while at the same time cultivating ...

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