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- Running time
- 116 min.
- United States
Dan O'Bannon (Story: Ronald Shusett)
Harry Dean Stanton,
20th Century Fox / Brandywine Productions
Sci-Fi. Horror | Aliens. Space Adventure. Cult Movie
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- Synopsis / Plot
- When commercial towing vehicle Nostromo, heading back to Earth, intercepts an SoS signal from a nearby unexplored planet, the crew are under obligation to investigate. After a bad landing on the planet, some crew members leave the ship to explore the area. At the same time as they discover a hive colony of some unknown creature, the ship's computer deciphers the message to be a warning, not a call for help. When one of the eggs is disturbed, the crew do not know the danger they are in until it is too late.
: Oscar: Best Visual Effects. Nominated for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
: BAFTA Awards: Best Production Design & Sound Track. 7 nominations
: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Original Score
: San Sebastian Film Festival: Best Cinematography and Special Effects
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