Plot: The crew of the deep space towing vessel Nostromo are awaken from hypersleep to investigate a strange signal from a nearby planet. While investigating the signal, they discover it was intended as a warning, and not an SOS.

Rating: R for sci-fi violence/gore and language

Directed By: Ridley Scott

Written By: – Dan O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett and Dan O’Bannon

Production: Brandywine Productions, Twentieth Century-Fox Productions

In Theaters: May 25, 1979

Box Office: $78,900,000 (USA)

Budget: $11,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime:1 hr. 57 mins.

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