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Alien (1979)

R
117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
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Dan O'Bannon (screenplay by) (story by) | Ronald Shusett (story by)
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Jun 22, 1979 (United States)

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8.4 / 10 | 733,297 votes