Alien (1979)

Alien Poster
Release Date
May 25th, 1979
Director
Writers
  • Dan O'Bannon
  • Ronald Shusett
Cast
Official Sites
alien-movies.com

Latest 'Alien' News

Harry Dean Stanton Remembered as Hollywood Mourns Cult Favorite

Harry Dean Stanton Remembered as Hollywood Mourns Cult Favorite

Legendary character actor Harry Dean Stanton passed away at the age of 91 from natural causes this past Friday.

Kevin Burwick

Ridley Scott Wanted Ripley to Die in Original Alien

Ridley Scott Wanted Ripley to Die in Original Alien

Director Ridley Scott reveals that Ripley died in the original ending of his 1979 classic Alien.

Ryan Scott

Sigourney Weaver Attending Alien Day Screening in New York

Sigourney Weaver Attending Alien Day Screening in New York

Aliens stars Jenette Goldstein and Carrie Henn will attend special Alien Day screenings in Los Angeles on April 26.

B. Alan Orange

New Alien Book Finally Declassifies Weyland-Yutani Report

New Alien Book Finally Declassifies Weyland-Yutani Report

Discover the secrets of the Xenomorph through incredible new content in the hardcover book Alien: The Weyland-Yutani Report

B. Alan Orange

Alien & Aliens Returning to Theaters for Alien Day

Alien & Aliens Returning to Theaters for Alien Day

20th Century Fox has announced an exciting global celebration of the Alien franchise on April 26th.

B. Alan Orange

New Alien Movie Coming with Ridley Scott Producing, Neill Blomkamp Directing

New Alien Movie Coming with Ridley Scott Producing, Neill Blomkamp Directing

Director Neill Blomkamp revealed on his Instagram account that his Alien sequel will be his next movie, with Ridley Scott producing.

Brian Gallagher

Will Sigourney Weaver Return for New Alien Movie?

Will Sigourney Weaver Return for New Alien Movie?

Sigourney Weaver calls Neill Blomkamp's Alien designs 'brilliant," adding that she may be interested in returning as Ripley.

Brian Gallagher

Final Alien: Isolation Trailer Goes Searching for Ripley

Final Alien: Isolation Trailer Goes Searching for Ripley

Amanda Ripley searches for the truth behind her mother's disappearance in the new Sega video game Alien Isolation.

Brian Gallagher

Alien: Isolation Extended TV Trailer Takes You Into the Game

Alien: Isolation Extended TV Trailer Takes You Into the Game

An extended TV trailer for Alien: Isolation shows the deadly alien creature stalking the crew of a space station.

Brian Gallagher

Alien 35th Anniversary Blu-ray Details Unveiled

Alien 35th Anniversary Blu-ray Details Unveiled

Revisit Ridley Scott's 1979 classic Alien with a new 35th Anniversary Blu-ray set that includes a reprint of the illustrated comic.

Brian Gallagher

Alien: Isolation Launches How Will You Survive? Video Series

Alien: Isolation Launches How Will You Survive? Video Series

Watch Alien: Isolation gameplay footage in the first of several videos entitled 'How Will You Survive?' that tie into the video game.

Brian Gallagher

Comic-Con: Original Alien Cast Talk Alien: Islolation Video Game

Comic-Con: Original Alien Cast Talk Alien: Islolation Video Game

Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skeritt, Harry Dean Stanton and Yaphet Kotto discuss bringing their original Alien characters back for the new video game.

B. Alan Orange

Sigourney Weaver Returns as Ripley in Alien: Isolation Video Game Trailer

Sigourney Weaver Returns as Ripley in Alien: Isolation Video Game Trailer

Sigourney Weaver and other Alien cast members voice their original characters in two bonus missions in Alien: Isolation, in scenes taken directly from the movie.

Brian Gallagher

Sigourney Weaver Wants Ripley to Return in Alien 5

Sigourney Weaver Wants Ripley to Return in Alien 5

Sigourney Weaver feels there is more story to tell, and wants to finish her Alien journey with a fifth and final film for the fans.

Brian Gallagher

Prometheus Based on Story Ideas from Sigourney Weaver

The actress fully endorses the project; saying she is excited to see Ridley Scott return to the world of Alien.

B. Alan Orange

Prometheus to Feature Classic Alien Elements

The space jockey aspect of the original 1979 classic will be featured along with the 'H.R. Giger-style aliens' also.

Brian Gallagher

CONTEST: Win the Alien Anthology Blu-ray Set!

This six-disc set features all four movies and hours upon hours of special features.

Brian Gallagher

The Alien Anthology Is Finally Heading to Blu-ray on October 26th

Get the full list of specs, details and cover art for this massive six-disc set with over 60 hours of special features!

Brian Gallagher

Carl Rinsch Not Confirmed to Direct Alien Prequel?

It seems that Fox wants to move forward with Ridley Scott at the helm.

Brian Gallagher

Alien Prequel Confirmed by Tony Scott!

One of the producers of the film confirmed that Carl Rinsch will direct the film.

Brian Gallagher