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Far in the future, a space-ship is hauling it's cargo load back to Earth when it intercepts a transmission of unknown origin from a nearby planet. After touching down, a extraterrestrial creature boards their ship. What ensues afterwards has been the stuff of nightmares for millions of viewers around the world, and the crew of the ship find out all too well that in space, no one can hear you scream.

Alien was nominated and won the 1979 Academy Award for Special Effects.

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4.88 stars 4.88/5 Stars Average score of 4 user reviews

Sci-Fi & Horror all rolled in one.... 0

I had the luxury of sorts of seeing this movie as a kid.  Granted, I may have been too young to see the movie, but my Dad and I shared a love for Sci-Fi and he took me to see this with him at the Drive-In.  Wonder how many Viners have been to a Drive-In Theatre...... Regardless,  I  was enamored with Sigourney Weaver and I also damn near pooped myself during the scene where the alien breaks through the character's chest.  Oh, yeah, I think it made a lot of people jump, and that scene alone is wo...

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