Alien: In Space, Nobody Can Hear You Scream

A view of a planet from space
Alien (1979)

Alien, directed by Ridley Scott, was released to theaters in 1979 under the fairly new genre of horror-science fiction. Rated R for violence and language, this 117 minute movie ended up securing an Oscar award for best visual effects. Sigourney Weaver stars in this classic thriller as Ripley, the stoic, level-headed protagonist.

Seven crew members aboard the intergalactic spaceship “The Nostromo” are in the process of returning to Earth when everyone is unexpectedly woken from their deep sleeps to answer a mysterious distress beacon sent from a nearby planet. read more

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